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World News Nine killed in Indonesia church bombings
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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks. The detonations ocurred within 10 minutes of each other. Three separate locations were hit by the bombings around 7:30 am (0030 GMT) in what appeared to be coordinated attacks that included suicide and possibly vehicle bombings.

World News Iranians among dead in Israel's strikes in Syria, monitor says
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The United States' decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal threatens another war in the Middle East , likelier to be bloodier than the ones already ravaging the region. Israel said it was responding to rocket attacks against military positions in the occupied Golan Heights. "Should there be another Iranian attack, we will be prepared for it, " he said.

World News Arsene Wenger fascinated by India, expresses wish to visit
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Wenger has made it clear that he is staying out of the club's search for a new manager but has promised to back the newcomer fully once he is appointed. "It will be a discussion between Dean and me and we will take it from there", he said. "There are some things that have changed". The prices have gone up.

World News Russian Federation calls for restraint from Iran, Israel after missile strikes
Author: 0 Russian Federation calls for restraint from Iran, Israel after missile strikes

Israel says it hit dozens of Iranian military targets, as well as five Syrian anti-aircraft installations in response to Iranian forces allegedly launching 20 rockets in the occupied Golan Heights . "If we get rain, they'll get a flood", Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned. It was nearly certainly in retaliation for that episode - and other Israeli attacks in April - that Iran's Quds force, an elite unit of the Revolutionary Guards, sent rocket fire in Israel's direction on ...

World News Israel bombards Iranian installations in Syria
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The army also published pictures Friday of what it said was an Iranian Quds Force compound in al-Kisweh, south of Damascus, and an "Iranian Logistics Compound" 10 kilometers northwest of the capital. Israel struck back with its heaviest air strikes in Syria since the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011, saying it had attacked almost all of Iran's military infrastructure in the country.

World News World scrambles to save Iran deal that Trump tried to sink
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As the expiry of the waiver on sanctions against the Iranian regime similarly draws near, the American Jewish Congress echoes Prime Minister Netanyahu in calling on President Trump to do the right thing for the US. "He introduced a new element, the element of leverage to a stale, non-productive reality that only encouraged the Iranians to continue their incredibly unsafe behaviour, particularly in Syria, by threatening Israel by surrounding it with missiles and expecting us to sit there ...

World News Pence lauds Trump's leadership at IN rally
Author: 0 Pence lauds Trump's leadership at IN rally

He says he doesn't think "we've ever done better as a country". "But you have to have that, because you don't know". Trump also mentioned how he greeted the three Americans who were detained in North Korea. Trump used one of his signature rallies in northern in to paint a rosy picture of his presidency, pointing to low unemployment, "booming" job growth and optimism under his watch.

World News Bale hits brace as Real Madrid put six past Celta Vigo
Author: 0 Bale hits brace as Real Madrid put six past Celta Vigo

Zinedine Zidane made eight changes from the team that started the game against Sevilla on Wednesday night, with Nacho , Casemiro and Karim Benzema the only three players that kept their positions in the starting line-up. Jozabed Sanchez's effort deflected off team-mate Daniel Wass , who was correctly ruled offside. With complete control of the clash, the fifth goal followed for Real when Sergio Gomes was the unfortunate culprit to direct the ball to his own net on 74 minutes.

World News Deadly Paris stabbing investigated as a terrorist act
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Within hours of the attack, the Islamic State's news agency called the suspected attacker one of its "soldiers". "Tonight, our city has been bruised", Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo wrote on Twitter in French after the attack. Two other who were injuured were in serious condition and all the victims are in hospital. France has suffered a series of major Islamist attacks over the past three years, including the massacre at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, the November 2015 attacks that ...

World News Dublin holds annual police memorial service
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Ken Clemons, reminding those gathered of the May 4 shooting death of Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts by a suspect in an earlier homicide, who died in the exchange of gunfire with officers. Those priorities will help keep every American safe, including those who risk their lives for us. In October 1962, Congress passed and President Kennedy signed a joint resolution declaring May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day to honor law enforcement officers killed or disabled in the line ...

World News Former Malaysian prime minister barred from leaving country
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The attorney general, Apandi Ali, declined to comment. The US State Department alleges in civil lawsuits that $4.5 billion was pillaged from 1MDB in an audacious scheme of fraud and money-laundering, and funnelled to the United States where it was used to buy everything from artwork to high-end real estate.

World News United States says Iran nuclear inspections must continue
Author: 0 United States says Iran nuclear inspections must continue

Asked what suggestions the British government would be making to the USA administration about the way ahead in dealing with Iran , Johnson talked about the idea of a follow-on agreement that would preserve the central pillars of the JCPOA while addressing other issues beyond the nuclear programme.

World News United States faces tougher task imposing Iran sanctions this timearound
Author: 0 United States faces tougher task imposing Iran sanctions this timearound

Airbus' U.S. -listed stock wasn't active yet. Oil prices clocked up more multi-year highs on Thursday as traders adjusted to the prospects of renewed U.S. Riyadh lost no time in assuring the market on Tuesday that it would compensate for any fall in Iranian supply. Under Obama and Hochstein, Iran's exports of oil plummeted from about 2.5m barrels per day (bpd) to less than 1.3m bpd, according to the US Energy Information Administration.

World News UK's May and Trump agree talks needed over Iranian sanctions
Author: 0 UK's May and Trump agree talks needed over Iranian sanctions

Mr Le Maire said France is pushing for exemptions for its companies, but that he has "no illusions" about a generous American response. He also repeated a position Iranian hardliners occasionally express, saying that previous USA administrations behaved in the same way but the Islamic Republic would live longer than all United States presidents would.

World News North Korea's nuclear test site to be dismantled in late May
Author: 0 North Korea's nuclear test site to be dismantled in late May

But when he met with Mr. Moon last month, Mr. Kim rebuffed the skeptics, saying that the test site still had two tunnels where nuclear tests could be conducted. A dismantling "ceremony" will be held and journalist from the U.S., South Korea and elsewhere will be invited, Pyongyang said. All worldwide journalists will be provided with a charter flight into Wonsan, a port city in eastern North Korea, from Beijing, KCNA said.

World News Malaysia king agrees to pardon Anwar immediately: Mahathir
Author: 0 Malaysia king agrees to pardon Anwar immediately: Mahathir

A full pardon by the King would mean he can return to active politics. PKR vice-president Shamsul Iskandar said the paperwork will be dealt with on Monday, with the pardon to be issued on Tuesday followed by Anwar's immediate release. He said he doesn't want a "huge" cabinet, in a veiled reference to past cabinets with more than 30 ministers. Asked about 1MDB on Friday, Mahathir accused Attorney-General Mohamed Ali Apandi - who cleared Najib over the scandal - of having "undermined his ...

World News Cannes 2018: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan slays in SPARKLING summer look (see pics)
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From being a global trailblazer, the most handsome woman and a veteran at the famed International Cannes Film Festival to a hands-on mother and a versatile actor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has aced the art of having it all! Aishwarya sauntered in with her daughter Aaradhya with a larger-than-life train billowing behind, a Michael Cinco creation.

World News Gov. Fallin vetoes
Author: 0 Gov. Fallin vetoes "Constitutional Carry" bill

But the proposal to authorize adults to carry firearms without a permit or training was opposed by law enforcement officials, who said it would weaken background checks and hurt public safety. "The same measure will allow such agencies to refuse to place LGBTQ youth in foster or adoptive homes, instead leaving them to languish in state shelters".

World News Theresa May told ministers to get 'hands on' over customs dispute
Author: 0 Theresa May told ministers to get 'hands on' over customs dispute

With UK self-sufficiency in decline for the past 30 years and without a way for this to be quickly reversed, European Union food imports could not be replaced easily by producing more in the UK, claimed the Committee. Typically, free-trade agreements require about 55 per cent of the value of a product to stem from production in the exporting nation. This is the penultimate session for the bill in the upper chamber during the report stage, where members have already voted in favour of ...

World News Cornell Student Strips During Thesis Presentation To Protest Professor
Author: 0 Cornell Student Strips During Thesis Presentation To Protest Professor

The Cornell Daily Sun which is the university's student newspaper reported that 28 out of 44 people in the room stayed to watch Letitia's presentation as she removed their clothes as well in a show of support. " The professor proceeded to tell me, in front of my whole class, that I was inviting the male gaze away from the content of my presentation and onto my body ", she wrote in a presently-deleted Facebook post on May 2.

World News Summit with Kim Jong Un will be in Singapore on June 12
Author: 0 Summit with Kim Jong Un will be in Singapore on June 12

The three men flew to Washington after their release to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was dispatched to Pyongyang on Tuesday in the hope that Kim would agree to free the detainees. One said through a translator, "It's like a dream; we are very, very happy". As Trump acknowledged in another tweet, the Korea opening was in part facilitated by neighboring China , which joined other members of the UN Security Council in tightening economic sanctions against the Kim regime in spite of ...

World News Arsenal hit with FA charge for failing to control players
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The Frenchman will take charge of his final Arsenal game on Sunday, bringing down the curtain on nearly 22 years at the helm. In the era of global football it is fairly certain the next Arsenal boss will not be plucked from West Yorkshire but, in Wagner (below), Huddersfield may have another manager for the ages.

World News North Korea to dismantle nuclear test site May 23-25 -state media
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He said on April 20 that his nation already had "completed its mission" to test its weapons capability. In another sign of improving relations, North Korea this week released three US citizens who had been imprisoned in the country. In June 2008, worldwide broadcasters were allowed to air the demolishing of a cooling tower at the Nyongbyon reactor site, a year after the North reached an agreement with the US and four other nations to disable its nuclear facilities in return for an aid ...

World News USA fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in Alaska
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Two separate protection officers reached by Fox Information stated the Russian bombers got here inside 55 miles of Alaska's west coast. Two Russian bombers were intercepted by U.S. The intercept was first reported by the Washington Free Beacon. The Russian Defense Ministry stated that US F-22 fighter jets had been escorting Russian long-range aircraft for 40 minutes without approaching them closer than 100 meters.

World News Clara Harris released from prison after 15 years
Author: 0 Clara Harris released from prison after 15 years

Harris became suspicious of her husband and hired an investigator to follow him. The couple's then-17-year-old stepdaughter was in the auto with Clara Harris and testified in court that she had run over David Harris three times. She jumped into her silver S-Class 430 Mercedes-Benz along with her teenage step-daughter, Lindsey, who was visiting and would later testify against her, per KHOU11.

World News Flood water traps people in their homes in the Grand Forks area
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Emergency Info BC said flooding in the province had led to evacuation orders or alerts in seven regional districts and seven First Nations. An additional evacuation order was issued Friday for properties in the Almond Gardens area. Evacuation alerts remain in effect for properties in the Lower Nicola Mobile Home Park and Marshall Road. "It's been truly awesome", she said. Chris Marsh, emergency operations centre director and program manager for the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, ...

World News IAEA says agency's chief inspector resigns after U.S. pullout of Iran deal
Author: 0 IAEA says agency's chief inspector resigns after U.S. pullout of Iran deal

The chief inspector of the UN's nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) resigned Friday, a spokesperson for the agency said. The accord, which was struck between five UN Security Council members plus Germany and Iran, received a huge blow on Tuesday when US President Donald Trump , a long-time critic of the deal, announced the US' withdrawal and the reinstatement of economic sanctions on Iran.

Author: 0 Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

A defiant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that Iran had "crossed a red line" and Israel's action "was a consequence" of that. A senior Iranian cleric said on Friday urged Iran not to the trust the European Union, after President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran would remain in a 2015 nuclear deal even after the USA quit the pact.

World News Chhagan Bhujbal set to be discharged from hospital soon
Author: 0 Chhagan Bhujbal set to be discharged from hospital soon

Bhujbal, who had tried to form a mega OBC front along with BJP's Gopinath Munde in the last decade, might try to build some such equation to show his strength, political observers say. Bhujbal was discharged from KEM hospital in Parel on Thursday. In a recent editorial of Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana , Bhujbal was slammed for his efforts to arrest Balasaheb Thackeray while he was the home minister but it also praised him for his virtues.

World News White House Launches AI Group to Keep US Edge
Author: 0 White House Launches AI Group to Keep US Edge

Trump said he does not want to dictate "what is researched and developed", said technology policy advisor Michael Kratsios at an AI White House summit Thursday that included tech giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon . Ian Buck, the vice president of computer chip maker Nvidia's datacenter unit, attended the meeting and said in a blog post that he will be urging the government to increase funding in AI-related technologies and initiatives.