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Israel's Arrow-3 Anti-ballistic Missile Scheduled For Tests Soon


The Government Accountability Office, a federal watchdog, issued a report on the GMD, stating that it "has demonstrated a limited capability to defend the US Homeland from small numbers of simple intermediate-range or intercontinental ballistic missile threats launched from North Korea or Iran". Read More »

Reports of secret Tory and Labour talks to achieve softer Brexit

May is set to meet with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland on Tuesday to cobble together a deal to ensure her minority government can get its Queen's Speech through Parliament. London's neutrality is key to the delicate balance of power in Northern Ireland, which was once plagued by violence over Britain's control of the province. Read More »

British PM Theresa May seeks to rally party lawmakers behind her leadership

Those talks in Brussels could also be delayed, but the government insist the two-year Brexit timetable would still be adhered to. Political commentators said later that May had steered herself through the first meeting of her cabinet at 10 Downing Street, and then through the meeting of backbenchers, easing at least for the moment calls for her to be replaced as prime minister. Read More »

Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced


At least one person (a child) has died. She wouldn't speculate whether the poisoning might have been intentional. The Hasansham U2 camp in al-Khazer, between Mosul and Erbil, hosts people displaced by an Iraqi offensive to capture Mosul from the Islamic State (IS). Read More »

UK Conservatives rally around beleaguered PM Theresa May ahead of Brexit talks

The meeting with the rank-and-file, some of whom have called for May to step aside sooner rather than later, was brought forward a day. "The DUP may never have the political arithmetic so favorable again so like the Conservatives, the DUP will want to avoid another election and will want to keep drinking in the political free bar that is available to it", Tonge said. Read More »

British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet


Greg Clark holds on to his job as secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy and David Gauke takes over as work and pensions minister. Liam Fox stays in his post as Secretary of State for global trade, while Justine Greening has been re-confirmed as Secretary of State for Education. Read More »

Venezuela court rejects call to stop constitution rewrite


Venezuela's top court rejected Monday an appeal filed by the country's attorney general, confirming that the National Constituent Assembly called by President Nicolas Maduro to rewrite the Constitution will continue as planned. Outside the Supreme Court headquarters in downtown Caracas, protesters backing Ortega were confronted earlier by government supporters. Venezuelan officials say the world is turning a blind eye to opposition brutality including shootings of security officials and ... Read More »

Get Together in memory of MP Jo Cox


And Ms Williams is calling on schools across Wales to get involved by holding events or assemblies in memory of the Labour MP. Representatives from Age UK Rotherham will attend and, as well as tea, coffee and cakes available, there will be a raffle and tombola to raise money for the Jo Cox Foundation. Read More »

Missed the Wales at Six General Election special? Catch up here


A grim-faced May announced the decision to form the government after meeting Queen Elizabeth in Buckingham Palace, soon after election results again proved opinion polls and bookmakers wrong. "I think she is in a very hard place", said prominent pro-Europe Conservative MP Ann Soubry. Observers said a surge in youth turnout fueled by anger over last year's shock Brexit vote played a pivotal role in stripping May of her parliamentary majority. Read More »

UK ministers hold 'secret talks' with Labour to force soft Brexit

Get a grip, everyone", he wrote in an article for The Sun. According to the newspaper, the talks - which are said to involve some of the most senior members of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet - aim to force her to make concessions on immigration, the European customs union and the single market. Read More »

NBA Star Rodman to Visit N. Korea on Tues


Rodman has traveled to North Korea before, though he has been criticized for comments he made on previous trips. Critics slammed Rodman over his past trips, saying he allowed himself to be a public relations tool for North Korea. He spoke on condition of anonymity because the ministry had not issued a formal statement. However, Rodman has been accused of ignoring North Korea's human rights atrocities, including the case of American citizen Kenneth Bae, who was held prisoner and sentenced ... Read More »

Where things stand and what comes next — Travel ban

The decision by a unanimous three-judge panel of the San Francisco-. The judges largely affirmed a Hawaii judge's decision from March which found the core provisions of the revised executive order - temporarily blocking all refugees and foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Read More »

US Attorney General to testify before Congress over contacts with Russian Federation


In addition, Comey has said Sessions did not respond when he complained that he did not want to be left alone with Trump again. "I would hope that he would answer the questions". I could not speak again until the Senate had had a chance to vote on Jeff Sessions . The U.S. Secret Service says it doesn't have any recordings or transcripts of any tapes recorded within President Donald Trump's White House. Read More »

Activists investigating Ivanka brands in China arrested, missing

They were looking into conditions at Huajian shoe factories on behalf of China Labour Watch, a NY based non-profit organisation devoted to defending worker's rights. Li worries that the extra attention brought by links to the U.S. First Family could have resulted in harsher treatment for the activists. "They must be held either by the factory or the police to be unreachable", Li said. Read More »

Cosby jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict

It was read to them by the judge. The prosecution was expected to deliver its closing argument in the afternoon, and the jury could get the case later in the day. Constand sat in the front row of the gallery next to her mother, Gianna Constand , showing little expression. O'Neill asked Cosby if he discussed the issue with his attorneys and if he understood there is no obligation to testify, as the burden to prove the charges of aggravated indecent sexual assault case lies exclusively ... Read More »

Prison guards killed by inmates during transport in Georgia

Two prisoners are being hunted over the escape in the U.S. state of Georgia today. At least one witness said the men escaped the scene in a dark green Honda, according to WDRB-TV . Putnam County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teresa Slade says the incident occurred about 7:23 a.m. Tuesday, southeast of Atlanta. Dubose was in prison for armed robbery as well. Read More »

Global Sinter HIP Furnace Market 2017 - Business Attractiveness and Forecast to 2022

According to the report, although Europe accounted for the majority of revenue in 2015, its relative share of global revenue is projected to decrease during the forecast period owing to the recent incidence of Brexit. It also helps in identifying the wide opportunities that will open up for the market. The pricing of products, production volume, supply chain dynamics, revenue generated as well as the policies influencing production are all described in this market study. Read More »

Warren Gatland still considering Lions XV to face New Zealand


Webb said shutting down Williams' ability to offload in the tackle would be key to stopping the All Blacks in the three-Test series against the world champions. "The thing about playing these quality sides, it's about preparation". They'll really have to pick up their game before the tie with Crusaders on Saturday . Read More »

Suspected North Korea drone took photos of US missile-defense site

Also part of that contract is a plan for the MDA to launch missiles from Kodiak Island sometime this year as well, including a series of two test launches of the THAAD (Terminal High-Altitude Air Defense ) system this summer, which is being considered as a possible American defense against North Korea . Read More »

MLA booked for inciting people to set ablaze police station


FIR was registered against Block President Beena Goyal besides others as well for inciting violence, disrupting police action, threatening and using abusive language. However, refuting the allegations inciting the mob, Shivpuri MLA Shakuntala on Monday said, "I told police if they can't ensure women safety then why they are sitting in the police station, set it on fire". Read More »

Qatar Airways urges UN action against Gulf blockade


Qatar's neighbors cut ties with the country over accusations that it sponsors Islamic extremism, which Qatar denies. Qatar Petroleum said it "immediately mobilized all available resources" to mitigate the impact of any action that could hamper its energy supplies to customers around the world. Read More »

United Kingdom election outcome to delay Brexit negotiations

While Labour has pledged "fair rules and reasonable management of migration", its immigration strategy would be a big departure from the tough Conservative approach, making allowances (significantly for India) for family reunions and a more welcoming environment for students. Read More »