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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday Queen Elizabeth's official birthday this year came on the tails of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, which brought the leaders of the 53 Commonwealth countries together in England. Addressing the Queen, he first referred to her as "Your Majesty", before switching to the more familiar "Mummy", prompting the monarch to roll her eyes and smile. [Full Article...]

Saudi police: Riyadh's shooting targeted toy drone

Saudi police: Riyadh's shooting targeted toy drone The statement followed unconfirmed videos on social media that appeared to show heavy volleys of gunfire in that neighbourhood, triggering speculation of a possible coup attempt. Huthi rebels have repeatedly fired missiles into Saudi territory, including the capital Riyadh . Saud al-Qahtani-a media adviser to the royal court, praised the sports authority's immediate action, saying on Twitter th... [Full Article...]

President Trump's latest mantra on Robert Mueller's probe: Wrap it up

President Trump's latest mantra on Robert Mueller's probe: Wrap it up The Washington Post reported late Friday that Trump was furious at Rosenstein's approval of the Cohen raid and that Sessions called White House counsel Donald McGahn and requested details of an April 12 meeting between Trump and Rosenstein at the White House. [Full Article...]

Haley Fires Back At Suggestion She Was Confused About Russia Sanctions

Haley Fires Back At Suggestion She Was Confused About Russia Sanctions Fortunately, Haley was quick to put Kudlow and the rest in their place: "With all due respect, I don't get confused". Haley, he said , "got ahead of the curve". He also said that he was convinced Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump would not allow an armed confrontation between their two countries, RIA reported . [Full Article...]

Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart

Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart Global inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) who arrived in Damascus almost a week ago were still waiting early on Friday to visit the site of the suspected poison gas attack. Russian Federation and Assad's government deny this. The army has put military pressure on rebels in Eastern Qalamoun to start negotiations to withdraw, the Syrian Observatory fo... [Full Article...]

BJP, Congress cross swords over Justice Loya verdict

BJP, Congress cross swords over Justice Loya verdict The Finance Minister argued that BJP president Amit Shah "had no role in (the) Sohrabuddin Case". "Courts are not the place to settle business or political rivalry which has to be fought in markets or elections", the bench said. Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Gandhi scion had on Thursday said the truth will finally catch up with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief. [Full Article...]

'Smallville' actress Allison Mack arrested for alleged role in sex trafficking case

'Smallville' actress Allison Mack arrested for alleged role in sex trafficking case Allison Mack was charged with sex trafficking after U.S. prosecutors said she worked as a slave "master" recruiting women to a group led by a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru to the stars. The charges are in connection with their involvement in NXIVM ("Nexium"), a group started by Raniere that claims its mission is "to raise human awareness, foster an ethical humanitarian civili... [Full Article...]

Rwanda to host Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2020

Rwanda to host Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2020 Such a decision Commonwealth leaders approved on Friday at Windsor castle, reports Sky News , citing sources, writes the Chronicle.info with reference on the European truth. He continued, "By doing so, the Commonwealth can be a cornerstone for the lives of future generations, just as it has been for so many of us". The British government has backed Charles, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin ... [Full Article...]

Natural disaster in Canada shakes parts of MI

Natural disaster in Canada shakes parts of MI Few people in heavily populated areas nearby reported feeling the temblor, perhaps owing to its depth of 11 miles. Earthquakes are rare in the midwest region, but they do happen every now and then. "I was startled, the floors started shaking, it sounded like a train or I thought my furnace was about to blow up", she wrote in an email. Many went to Twitter to share their thoughts - from surpr... [Full Article...]

Huge WW2 bomb sends shockwaves in Berlin

Huge WW2 bomb sends shockwaves in Berlin In the centre of Berlin , near the main train station, Friday, April 20, to evacuate people in connection with the operation to neutralize bomb during the Second world war, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent. Past year some 60,000 people were evacuated from their homes in Frankfurt after a massive bomb dropped by Britain's Royal Air Force was unearthed. The bomb was ... [Full Article...]

Pompeo faces unprecedented Senate opposition for top United States diplomat spot

Pompeo faces unprecedented Senate opposition for top United States diplomat spot Bob Menendez of New Jersey, became the latest to announce his opposition, raising concern that Pompeo failed, in their private conversation, to disclose his recent trip to North Korea to meet with President Kim Jong Un . The White House, alarmed about his chances, held a conference call on Wednesday to tout his public service record, and repeat praise from Democrats for him for his commitment t... [Full Article...]

Timeline of investigation of Missouri governor's charity

Timeline of investigation of Missouri governor's charity Greitens has admitted to a months-long affair with the woman. Greitens already is facing a May 14 trial in St. Louis on a felony invasion-of-privacy charge related to an extramarital affair that occurred as he was preparing to run for governor in 2015. [Full Article...]

Cuba's new president vows to defend Castro revolutionary legacy

Cuba's new president vows to defend Castro revolutionary legacy Cuba's President Raul Castro (C-L) and First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel (C-R) arrive for a session of the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba on April 18. He served as the minister of higher education before he was elected as the first vice president of the Council of State in 2013. But he has also defended academics and bloggers who became targets of hardliners, leading some to describe h... [Full Article...]

Crude Oil Near USD70 Ahead Of OPEC-Russia Confab

Crude Oil Near USD70 Ahead Of OPEC-Russia Confab The North American crude oil benchmark, West Texas Intermediate , crossed above $69 per barrel Wednesday night, its highest price point since December 2, 2014. OPEC is closing in on the original target of the pact - reducing industrialized nations' oil inventories to their five-year average. Even at above-$70 oil now, Saudi Arabia is reportedly aiming much higher and would even let oil prices r... [Full Article...]

Russian Space S7 is going to compete with Elon Musk

Russian Space S7 is going to compete with Elon Musk Although the launch team has expressed concerns about the possibility of strong winds interfering with the liftoff, everything is expected to go smoothly for the TESS launch weather-wise. There are no plans to attempt a payload fairing recovery this time around. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is hoping to retrieve rocket upper stages after future launches. [Full Article...]

When Are Starbucks Stores Closing for Racial Bias Training?

When Are Starbucks Stores Closing for Racial Bias Training? The announcement from world's biggest coffee company comes as it tries to cool tensions after the Philadelphia incident last week sparked accusations of racial profiling at the chain, which is the subject of a boycott campaign on social media . [Full Article...]

Trump says he looks forward to talks with North Korea's Kim

Trump says he looks forward to talks with North Korea's Kim As the two men sat for dinner Tuesday, it was revealed that Mike Pompeo, Trump's Central Intelligence Agency director and pick for secretary of state, had traveled to North Korea for preliminary talks with Kim early this month. "There's a bright path available to North Korea when it achieves denuclearization in a complete and verifiable and irreversible way". Earlier Wednesday, the United Sta... [Full Article...]

Pay packets overtake inflation rate in boost for British workers

Pay packets overtake inflation rate in boost for British workers With strong job creation, the labour market has been an economic bright spot for years but pay has been weak and the spike in inflation after the Brexit vote affected living standards. The claimant count, which includes people on Jobseeker's Allowance and the unemployment element of Universal Credit, increased by 11,600 last month to 855,300, the highest for more than three years. [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels' lawyer offers US$100000 to identify man

Stormy Daniels' lawyer offers US$100000 to identify man This time she's sharing a sketch of the man she alleges intimidated her in a parking lot in 2011 , and Twitter soon noticed that he looks a lot like a teen heartthrob. Avenatti was seemingly referring to the fact that Fox has devoted a fraction of the coverage that other networks have given to the FBI's raid on Cohen's offices. [Full Article...]

Jim Carrey sets sights on Sean Hannity's scandal in latest drawing

Jim Carrey sets sights on Sean Hannity's scandal in latest drawing Jimmy Kimmel might regret ending his Twitter war with Sean Hannity earlier this month after Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen , revealed in federal court Monday that the Fox News host was his secret third client. Monday, giving late-night comedians just enough time to squeeze in some giddy one-liners in honor of " Hannity Day", as Trevor Noah dubbed it. Stephen Colbert ... [Full Article...]


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