• Armenia: in addition to officially nominated as Prime Minister
Armenia: in addition to officially nominated as Prime Minister

By law, a new parliamentary vote will take place on May 8. Later, dozens of them took the floor to speak about Pashinyan's candidacy. Pashinyan called for his "peaceful, nonviolent disobedience" to continue on Wednesday, asking people in the country of 3 million to block all roads, including access to the global airport in Yerevan .

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  • Cardinal George Pell, Vatican treasurer, will stand trial on historical sex charges
Cardinal George Pell, Vatican treasurer, will stand trial on historical sex charges

The three charges all relate to alleged sexual offending in the 1970s at a swimming pool in Ballarat, where the accused man was working as a priest at the time. He then brought his hand to his mouth and coughed. Wallington found there was insufficient evidence to commit Pell to trial on the first series of charges and struck them out.

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  • Mueller's team reveals obstruction, collision questions he wants to ask President Trump
Mueller's team reveals obstruction, collision questions he wants to ask President Trump

Robert Mueller's special counsel team has shared more than 40 questions they hope to ask President Trump about their investigation. Professor Dershowitz reacted to the more than 48 questions The New York Times published Monday evening , inquiries the newspaper said came from Mr.

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  • Korea summit painting's related works at Metropolitan Museum
Korea summit painting's related works at Metropolitan Museum

If the Trump-Kim meet does happen then it would be the first U.S. "I think he didn't realize who Donald Trump was at that time until I guess he could read the book". "President Trump can take the Nobel prize. And we are also talking about the possibility of the DMZ Peace House/Freedom House", Mr Trump said. Trump's seemingly conciliatory tone tow...

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  • Sainsbury's shareholders back merger with Asda
Sainsbury's shareholders back merger with Asda

He appeared to look down the lens of the camera at one point as he did so. The CFO at Sainsbury's Kevin O'Byrne said they consider the combination of the two to be great and will create a dynamic player in the market. The company pointed out that, in completing the transaction, including winning regulatory approval, which could extend into the ...

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  • Terrorists Shell Southern Damascus: Casualties Reported
Terrorists Shell Southern Damascus: Casualties Reported

The army fully captured the neighborhoods of al-Qadam, Mazniyeh, Asali, and Jourah, from IS around the Hajar al-Aswad and the Yarmouk Camp areas in south of the capital, said the report. United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has warned against the disastrous consequences of the serious escalation of fighting in Yarmou...

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  • Stormy Daniels sues Donald Trump for defamation over 'total con job' tweet
Stormy Daniels sues Donald Trump for defamation over 'total con job' tweet

After Clifford released a drawing of the man she said threatened her, Trump tweeted: "A sketch years later about a nonexistent man". The filing said the tweet was "false and defamatory", arguing that Mr Trump was speaking about Ms Daniels and that he "knew that his false, disparaging statement would be read by people around the world, as well a...

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation could help with Afghan election security: Stoltenberg
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation could help with Afghan election security: Stoltenberg

Even before his confirmation on April 26, the former Central Intelligence Agency director was already involved in USA diplomacy, although it will be his first meeting as the top US diplomat with his counterparts in Europe. Relations with the latter are notably strained. Pompeo said during his confirmation hearing he was open to fixing, rather tha...

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  • Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth II in July visit
Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth II in July visit

It has been widely reported that Mr Trump will meet the Queen when he comes to Britain, most likely at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle or Balmoral in Scotland . Apparently, President Donald Trump can expect the opposite of a warm welcome during his upcoming visit to London . "He will also no doubt see that Londoners hold their liberal v...

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  • Sen. Graham: If Korean Peace Holds, Trump Should Win Nobel Peace Prize
Sen. Graham: If Korean Peace Holds, Trump Should Win Nobel Peace Prize

Some right-leaning US politicians, experts on global relations, and people who advocate Korean unification are saying US President Donald Trump deserves the credit for the talks. But Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., thinks his father's chances are slim since Nobel prizes are overwhelmingly awarded to leftwing figures. "But if you take it at its...

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  • Saudi Arabia intercepts four Yemeni rebel missiles
Saudi Arabia intercepts four Yemeni rebel missiles

The Saudi state media also reported that the kingdom-led coalition in an air strike killed two Shiite rebel leaders and dozens of their militiamen in Sanna. Yemen's Houthi militia on Saturday staged a public funeral for Saleh Al-Sammad, head of their Supreme Political Council and effectively the insurgents' second-in-command, who was killed last ...

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  • Russia And China Slam Trump-Macron Push To Renegotiate Iran Deal
Russia And China Slam Trump-Macron Push To Renegotiate Iran Deal

But the proposal is, by Macron's own admission, a months-long endeavor - and would build on top of the existing nuclear deal, rather than replace it. The others would address the period after 2025, when certain clauses concerning nuclear activities will sunset; Tehran's highly controversial ballistic missile program; and its "destabilizing" rol...

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  • National Drug Take Back Day: Get rid of unused prescription drugs
National Drug Take Back Day: Get rid of unused prescription drugs

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day gives individuals and communities the opportunity to help prevent pill abuse and theft by removing potentially risky, expired, unused, or unwanted prescriptions drugs from homes across the nation. "More than 1,400 Virginians died in 2017 due to fatal drug overdoses-a number far exceeding auto crashes and g...

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  • Trump Says Cohen Represented Him In 'Crazy Stormy Daniels Deal'
Trump Says Cohen Represented Him In 'Crazy Stormy Daniels Deal'

The probe "doesn't have to do with me", Trump said. Trump was responding to a question on grading his administration by him. So the amusing thing is, he does these memos and then fake news CNN who's [sic] so total fake, you know, they give Hillary Clinton the questions to the debate, nobody - can you imagine, by the way, if you gave me qu...

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  • Diamond And Silk Repeat Dubious Statements To Congress Under Oath
Diamond And Silk Repeat Dubious Statements To Congress Under Oath

Hardaway, I think you stated on the record today, at least three times, quote, 'We were not paid by the Trump campaign, '" Jeffries said. Lee pressed. But Diamond and Silk on Thursday questioned his statements and said their page is still losing traction because of the "liberal" label. Because we support the president? "They've become incredibl...

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Special Counsel Mueller
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , a Republican from Kentucky, will bring the bill to the Senate floor for a full vote. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 14-7 in favor of the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act (s. "Everybody went to work and worked it out". Grassley said role of the Congress is to "effectively check the other...

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  • Ducey Asks Parents to Push Lawmakers on School Proposal
Ducey Asks Parents to Push Lawmakers on School Proposal

In Arizona, 102 school districts were closed Thursday, impacting about 840,000 students. "Now I'm going through the legislative process to get that done". Colorado now falls drastically short of funding its schools, by about $822 million annually, according to The Denver Post . "We agree with teachers", Ducey's spokesman Patrick Ptak said.

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  • Explosion Rocks Wisconsin Refinery; Injuries Reported
Explosion Rocks Wisconsin Refinery; Injuries Reported

The explosion happened in the midst of a five-year turnaround when the company was in the process of shutting down the refinery and performing a complete work-over which brings as many as 1,000 construction workers to the site, said Bob Jauch, who represented the area in the state Senate for 32 years until retiring in 2014.

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  • Mike Pompeo sworn in as Trump's second secretary of state
Mike Pompeo sworn in as Trump's second secretary of state

But after barely getting the nomination past the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he was easily confirmed by the entire body in a vote of 57-42, with a handful of Democratic senators facing tough re-election battles voting in favor. Pompeo arguably tried out for the job by conducting a secret diplomatic mission for Trump, visiting Pyongyang ...

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  • Kushinagar train accident: Stop drama, Yogi Adityanath tells protesting crowd
Kushinagar train accident: Stop drama, Yogi Adityanath tells protesting crowd

They demanded that railway personnel should be posted at the unmanned crossing to avoid such accidents. "An inquiry has been ordered". "I spoke to the Railway Minister (Piyush Goyal) and have requested him to find a way out to ensure that such unmanned railway crossings be manned", he said.

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  • Palestinian journalist shot by Israel dies of wounds
Palestinian journalist shot by Israel dies of wounds

The military says Sunday those captured are suspected of collaborating with a well-known Hamas operative from Gaza to spread its activities to the West Bank, which is governed by the rival Fatah movement. Ahmad Zahid said the agents came from a Middle Eastern nation with global network that enabled them to out secret missions. That day will mark th...

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  • Trump Hints His Nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary May Need to Withdraw
Trump Hints His Nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary May Need to Withdraw

The White House on Tuesday night strongly defended Jackson . In fact, you had President Obama basically saying that Admiral Jackson was poised under pressure, that he should be promoted. A 2012 inspector general report released on Tuesday afternoon found that he and Dr. Jeffrey Kuhlman, a rival in the White House Medical Unit, had behaved ...

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  • Wife Ambushes, Kills Husband's Lover Before Turning the Gun on Herself
Wife Ambushes, Kills Husband's Lover Before Turning the Gun on Herself

She broke into the house. When Chapman walked through the door, she shot her to death before turning the gun on herself, ABC 6 reported . "There were emails and text messages indicating what she planned to do", Radnor Township Police Superintendent William Colarulo said in a news conference Tuesday.

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  • Hawaii News Now: Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock' is dead at 94
Hawaii News Now: Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock' is dead at 94

In the late '40s, Dorough made his way to NY, working there as a pianist and singer. Miles Davis then invited Dorough to record with him after hearing the album, asking him to provide lyrics and vocals for a Christmas LP. When not working on Schoolhouse Rock! "Other composers, such as Lynn Ahrens and George R. Newall, were later hired, while Doro...

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  • Police identify suspected Golden State Killer
Police identify suspected Golden State Killer

McNamara died in her sleep at age 46 nearly exactly two years before DNA evidence led Sacramento police to arrest a 72-year-old former cop, Joseph James DeAngelo , for a series of 12 murders and 45 rapes that terrorized California in the 1970s and '80s.

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  • Beijing says welcomes Mnuchin visit for crunch trade talks
Beijing says welcomes Mnuchin visit for crunch trade talks

The Commerce Ministry in Beijing said last weekend that China would welcome a visit from the U.S.to discuss trade issues. Trump has called for "reciprocal" trade policies that would effectively put a tariff of equal size against any country that imposes tariffs on US exports.

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  • Dallas police make arrest following shooting of two officers
Dallas police make arrest following shooting of two officers

WFAA-TV reported that the shooting happened Tuesday afternoon. The shooting started with a call from an off-duty Dallas police officer who was working at the Home Depot store at Forest Central Drive. He added that regulation enforcement was preventing a "two entrance battle": on the hospital for the well being of the injured officers and locall...

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  • Armenia's prime minister resigns amid large-scale protests
Armenia's prime minister resigns amid large-scale protests

The protest leader, dressed in a camouflage T-shirt and a baseball cap, also told a news conference Tuesday evening that he expects the snap parliamentary election to be held in one or two months. Separately, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the political transition is "our Armenian friends' business" and said the Kremlin is "ple...

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  • Israel says 15 Hamas operatives arrested in West Bank raid
Israel says 15 Hamas operatives arrested in West Bank raid

On Saturday, Hamas-linked Palestinian lecturer Fadi Mohammed al-Batsh was shot dead near his home in the Malaysian capital by two gunmen, who fled the scene unscathed. Palestine ambassador to Malaysia Datuk Dr Anwar Al Agha said the permission was obtained yesterday afternoon. "Upon arriving in Egypt, the remains will be brought directly to Gaza,...

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  • Allison Mack released on $5 mn bond in sex cult case
Allison Mack released on $5 mn bond in sex cult case

Mack has been accused of recruiting women into the group and exploiting them. Smallville star Allison Mack is no longer in jail. Raniere was arrested last month in Mexico and is now in federal custody. She allegedly had "slaves" underneath her in the organization and "directly or implicitly required" two women "to engage in sexual activit...

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  • Florida police attempt to use dead man's fingerprint to unlock his phone
Florida police attempt to use dead man's fingerprint to unlock his phone

Detectives in Florida have attempted to use a dead suspect's finger to unlock his phone, according to a United States newspaper. The man, Linus Phillip , was pulled over by Largo police for illegally tinted windows. It was found out that the detectives who visited Phillip's corpse and tried to use his finger to unlock his phone did not have a ...

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  • West Ham boss David Moyes keen on West Brom duo
West Ham boss David Moyes keen on West Brom duo

But with that responsibility comes a steep learning curve. The Hammers defence were undone by Arsenal at the Emirates this afternoon, losing 4 - 1 after conceding three times in the final fifteen minutes. Another man who was enraged by the error was Hammers boss David Moyes , who shared his frustration with Sky Sports and felt that his side ...

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  • Venkaiah Naidu Rejects Congress-Led Impeachment Move Against Chief Justice
Venkaiah Naidu Rejects Congress-Led Impeachment Move Against Chief Justice

Sibal stated that they're going to approach the Supreme court in the matter of impeachment for the chief justice of India . "He (Naidu) is the only statutory authority to take that decision and in my view he has rightly taken the decision".

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  • Israel warns Iran: we are ready to strike you in Syria
Israel warns Iran: we are ready to strike you in Syria

Iran's Fars News Agency published photographs and names of three Revolutionary Guards personnel who it alleged had been killed in the strikes. "We hear the threats from Iran and the Israeli army is prepared for any possible scenario", Netanyahu said at a special cabinet meeting.

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  • Rahul Gandhi Launches Year-Long 'Save The Constitution' Campaign From Delhi
Rahul Gandhi Launches Year-Long 'Save The Constitution' Campaign From Delhi

Modi Government prevented him from speaking in Parliament, If I speak in Parliament for 15 minutes on the issue of Rafael and Nirav Modi, then Narendra Modi will not be able to stand. He said that the party's scheduled caste leaders from block to national levels will participate in the programme and the campaign would go on for almost a year till...

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  • Fake candidates list for Karnataka election sends Congress into tizzy
Fake candidates list for Karnataka election sends Congress into tizzy

Meanwhile, Janata Dal Secular has already announced candidates for 126 constituencies. Congress is expected to repose its faith in most sitting legislators. Soon after a fake list of Congress candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Karnataka was circulated on social media on Tuesday, the party clarified that it was a "fake press release...

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  • EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese Vice President
EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese Vice President

Primary Minister Narendra Modi and Also Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet in China next week to improve Spiritual relations, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Also Her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi confirmed today. "They will also exchange views on overarching long-term and strategic matters concerning the future of China-India relati...

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  • Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kill 14 troops, policemen
Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kill 14 troops, policemen

Tolo News, a local website, said three voter registration centers around Afghanistan were attacked before Sunday. Residents inspect the site of a suicide bombing outside the voter registration centre. The Afghan authorities have struggled to protect the voting centres despite having deployed... Taleban militants released the five last Thursda...

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  • Sarah Sanders, Trump Roast Democrats Opposing Pompeo Nomination
Sarah Sanders, Trump Roast Democrats Opposing Pompeo Nomination

Now with Manchin and Donnelly's votes joining Heitkamp's, Pompeo can afford to lose two Republican votes and still be confirmed. He has since become one of Trump's most trusted advisers. And he made headlines this week when it emerged that he secretly traveled to North Korea and met with leader Kim Jong Un ahead of a planned Kim-Trump summit.

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  • Past Presidents, Family, Friends Bid Farewell To Barbara Bush
Past Presidents, Family, Friends Bid Farewell To Barbara Bush

Martin's Episcopal Church. President Trump didn't attend the funeral "to keep away from disruptions as a effect of added safety, and out of respect for the Bush Household and buddies attending the service", the White Home mentioned. Barbara Bush gave the land on the territory of the University of Texas in 160 kilometers from Houston. She was t...

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