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Giles Deacon crafts Pippa's custom wedding dress

The bespoke gown had a cap sleeve, high neckline and corseted bodice with heart-shaped detail at the back. Also read: Pippa Middleton anxious future brother-in-law Spencer Matthews will spoil her flawless wedding? And just like her sister did for her, Kate adjusted Pippa's train and made sure it looked flawless for the ceremony. Read More »

Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on eastern Ukraine


The Internet Association of Ukraine sent a letter to Poroshenko and top government agencies asking how it should proceed since the former Soviet republic had no laws setting guidelines for blocking traffic to specific websites. The sanctions will stay in place for up to three years. The decree assigns monitoring the sanctions to Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers, the National Security Service, and the National Bank of Ukraine. Read More »

Iraq's special forces declare their Mosul mission complete


Iraqi forces, backed by the US -led coalition, officially launched the operation to retake Mosul in October and the city's east was declared "fully liberated" in January. The armed group took vast swaths of Iraqi territory north and west of Baghdad in 2014. A boy holds his mother's hand and waves to soldiers while fleeing the al-Refai neighborhood as Iraqi special forces battle Islamic State militants in western Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Read More »

Canada beats Russia 4-2 to reach final of ice hockey worlds


Then, after MacKinnon tied the game with under five minutes remaining, Ryan O'Reilly picked up the loose puck and put it passed Vasilevskiy to put Canada ahead. Sean Couturier would seal the comeback with an empty netter, as O'Reilly found the Philadelphia Flyers forward in the neutral zone after Colton Parayko forced a turnover in the Canadian zone. Read More »

Macron Cabinet reflects left, right and centre


A minister for agriculture under ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy, Le Maire made a failed bid for the Republicans presidential nomination past year when he finished a disappointing fifth. Muriel Penicaud, the new labor minister, previously worked for food corporation Danone and French telecommunications group Orange. To that end, Nicolas Hulot, a well-known environmentalist, was named ecology minister. Read More »

Former FBI Director James Comey Will Testify In Open Session

They said, however, that the case had already increased in significance prior to Mueller's appointment. The White House official under the microscope is someone close to the president, people familiar with the matter told the Post , though they would not further identify the individual. Read More »

Trump willing to try engagement with N.Korea, on conditions - Seoul


Meanwhile, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said any military solution to the North Korea crisis would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale" and Washington is working to find a diplomatic solution with the global community. "Both sides, the United States and North Korea, are showing positive signs of willingness to solve the problem through dialogue", Hua said. North Korea's foreign ministry rejected the statement, saying it infringed on its right to self-defense, particularly as the ... Read More »

Rocker Chris Cornell found dead 'with a band around his neck'

In fact, unreleased songs from Cornell are coming out tomorrow via the Poncier EP which is part of the soundtrack reissue. Cornell also charted with members of Pearl Jam as Temple of the Dog in 1992. The body was transferred to the medical examiner's office and the cause of death will be determined. If we are not leading a happy productive life, we are leading probably an unhappy non-productive life. Read More »

Pippa Middleton ties the knot in star-studded affair

The best man was the groom's brother, former Made In Chelsea regular and reality television personality Spencer Matthews, who is dating Donna Air. Pippa Middleton , 33, is marrying her long-term boyfriend James Matthews, 41, in Berkshire this afternoon. Read More »

Liberals, NDP short of majority, three Greens elected


Asked several times Wednesday if she accepts personal responsibility for the Liberals' showing, Clark avoided a direct answer. Asked what he thinks of the Lieutenant Governor's choice to ask Clark to continue to lead the province, Horgan says he believes the final decision is hanging in the balance. Read More »

Enes Kanter stranded in Romania as Turkey cancels passport


Kanter, who has become a high-profile critic of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, said his passport was "canceled" due to his political beliefs. "I'll keep you posted, guys", Kanter added. Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter (11) warms up prior to the game against the San Antonio Spurs at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Read More »

Danny DeVito urges voters to put their trust in Jeremy Corbyn

Mrs May said that Britain "should be a leader" in policing the online world as she gave details of a crackdown on the way firms use personal data. He will call on the Tory leader to immediately drop the "anti-pensioner package" which formed a central part of her manifesto plan to tackle the major challenges facing the UK. Read More »

Turkish Security Assaults Protestors In Washington DC

The suspects - identified by police as 49-year-old Ayten Necmi and Jalal Kheirabaoi, 42 - were arrested Tuesday after fighting broke out between rival groups of protesters following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's arrival at the residence, according to Anadolu Agency. Read More »

Iran President Rouhani leading in election

For many in Iran, especially in affluent areas of the capital, Tehran, Rouhani has provided a glimpse of what many have long desired - engagement with the outside world, without the types of banking and visa restrictions, as well as economic sanctions - that left them feeling so isolated. Read More »

Iran's Hassan Rouhani leads initial count in presidential election

Iran says incumbent President Hassan Rouhani is ahead of his nearest competitor in an initial count of votes in the election. Preliminary results from Iran's interior ministry suggested Rouhani would return to power with a bigger mandate than he had after his original 2013 win, driven by a boldly reformist campaign. Read More »

Almost All Wannacry Victims Were Using Windows 7, So Update Your Stuff

While technicians around the world struggled to secure their networks, the finger pointing had already begun. Computers running older versions, such as Windows XP used in Britain's NHS health system, while individually vulnerable to attack, appear incapable of spreading infections and played a far smaller role in the global attack than initially reported . Read More »

NK daily releases detailed report on global WannaCry attack

The malware has scrambled data at hospitals, factories, government agencies, banks and other businesses since Friday. The "ransomeware" blocks computers and puts up images on victims' screens demanding payment of $300 (275 euros) in the virtual currency Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" Meanwhile, the Joint Chiefs of Staff here on Tuesday raised the INFOCON cyber defense alert to a higher level from 4 to 3, a spokesman said. Read More »

Trump lands in Saudi Arabia for first overseas trip as President

Controversy likely will greet Trump when he lands in Tel Aviv on Monday. He will hold countless face-to-face meetings including with Pope Francis and France's new leader, Emmanuel Macron. Trump and Salman spoke through an interpreter inside the airport terminal after the president stepped off Air Force One. And during her time as first lady, Laura Bush generally went without covering her head, though she once briefly donned a head scarf she received as a gift. Read More »

Pippa Middleton ties knot with millionaire brother of reality star


If the couple decides to get married, they will have a much bigger wedding than the Middleton-Matthews celebration, but Meghan and Harry will also have to decide what role Prince William and Kate Middleton will play on the big day. " She said she was hopeful that they would be good - but you never know at that age". The wedding attracted around 100 royal fans who stood near a public road and cheered at key moments, including arrival of the bride. Read More »

US first lady ignores Trump criticism and shuns headscarf

Before, trade between Washington and Riyadh was highly dependent on oil and military arming, according to Buchholz, but the Saudi Vision 2030 and its goals would increase the non-oil Saudi exports from 16% to 50%. The President's visit comes as Iran's President Hassan Rouhani handily won re-election in what amounts to a victory for the Shiite nation's reformist camp. Read More »

Yemeni Army Fires Homegrown Missile at Riyadh ahead of Trump's Visit

The Boston-headquartered firm said the agreements were inked in the presence of King Salman and Trump, who has chosen Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip since taking office in January. This is the third time in almost two months that Houthis claimed firing ballistic missiles on military targets in Saudi Arabia, but were all intercepted and destroyed without causing any casualties. Read More »

Senators: Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

The hearing will occur after Memorial Day, committee leaders said on Friday evening. A date has not been set. "I am hopeful that he will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media", Burr said in a joint statement announcing Comey had agreed to testify. Read More »