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World News Pakistan marks International Labour Day 2018 today
Author: 0 Pakistan marks International Labour Day 2018 today

In some countries, the particular day is celebrated on a separate day, but the significance remains the same. Xi sent the greetings in a reply letter to a group of model workers, studying at the China University of Labour Relations in Beijing on Monday, Xinhua reported .

World News Subban leads Predators to playoff win over Jets
Author: 0 Subban leads Predators to playoff win over Jets

Shaw met with Preds coach Peter Laviolette before the game and was introduced to the crowd between periods, drawing a well-deserved standing ovation and high fives from a section full of people around him ... Toby Enstrom got caught pinching and Craig Smith found Kevin Fiala open in front and he buried the shot past Connor Hellebuyck . Once again the Preds came out with objective and fire in the second overtime and this time , a simple little Kyle Turris outlet to Craig Smith just ...

World News Dominican Republic cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China
Author: 0 Dominican Republic cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China

The decision whittles Taiwan's formal allies down to 19, even as the United States takes steps toward providing more support to the self-governing island. During his stay in Santo Domingo, Lee also met with Taiwan's ambassadors in Latin America to discuss strategies for not losing more allies. The Taiwan official said the Dominican Republic move was not unexpected.

World News Portland weather Sunday: Here comes another sunny week
Author: 0 Portland weather Sunday: Here comes another sunny week

Tonight: Clear - low around 57 with south wind 8 to 13 miles per hour gusting as high as 22 miles per hour. Showers and thunderstorms will taper off Friday with better weather into the weekend. It will be chilly Monday morning with temperatures around freezing for the trip to school. Sunny skies are expected for both Monday and Tuesday .

World News House of Lords deliver crushing Brexit blow for UK PM
Author: 0 House of Lords deliver crushing Brexit blow for UK PM

Remain-backing peers have so far inflicted six defeats on the EU Withdrawal Bill, which proposes powers for ministers to change regulations with limited parliamentary scrutiny. The Government has suffered a heavy defeat in the House of Lords after rebel peers backed a "wrecking amendment" which threatens to weaken Theresa May's negotiating hand and prevent the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.

World News 'Trump Should Win The Nobel Peace Prize,' South Korea's Moon Says
Author: 0 'Trump Should Win The Nobel Peace Prize,' South Korea's Moon Says

The de-nuke! De-nuke! But we'll see how it goes. Seoul had also shuttled between Pyongyang and Washington to set up a potential meeting between Kim and Trump, which is expected next month or early June. And he capped it off with live remarks to reporters, something no other North Korean leader had done before. President Moon "immediately welcomed" Kim's decision to make the process around the closure public, and the two leaders agreed to consult each other about the timeline ...

World News Vatican treasurer Cardinal Pell to face trial on historical abuse charges
Author: 0 Vatican treasurer Cardinal Pell to face trial on historical abuse charges

Cardinal Pell, aged 76, who denies all the charges, is now Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy for the Vatican, although he has been on leave since last summer. His lawyers have said he will plead not guilty to all charges if the court proceeds to a full trial. But over the following weeks, details of the allegations against Cardinal Pell emerged.

World News Correspondents' Annual Dinner Jokes Draw Trump's Ire
Author: 0 Correspondents' Annual Dinner Jokes Draw Trump's Ire

Ultimately, what many reporters truly seem to be vexed about is Wolf insulating that the press played a pivotal role in making President Trump a reality and have benefitted immensely from it. Talev said that, by tradition, the association does not review the comedian's monologue before it is delivered. "My only regret is that to some extent, those 15 minutes are now defining four hours of what was a really wonderful, unifying night", she said on CNN.

World News 'Total BS.' John Kelly Responds to Reports He Called Trump an Idiot
Author: 0 'Total BS.' John Kelly Responds to Reports He Called Trump an Idiot

It's getting a ton of attention because Kelly has apparently called Trump an "idiot" several times and because of a quaintly outdated defense of Kelly's attitude toward women ("If anything, they said during meetings Kelly is the "bigger gentleman" who steps in when aides use foul language to note "a lady is present" ").

World News Security high on agenda as Nigeria's Buhari meets Trump in US
Author: 0 Security high on agenda as Nigeria's Buhari meets Trump in US

President Buhari met with the American President to among other things, discuss ways to enhance the strategic partnership between the two countries and to advance shared priorities, including promoting economic growth, fighting terrorism and other threats to peace and security.

World News Richard Painter exits GOP, launches bid again DFL Sen. Tina Smith
Author: 0 Richard Painter exits GOP, launches bid again DFL Sen. Tina Smith

Tina Smith was appointed to temporarily fill Franken's seat. Painter, 56, is listed a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in the state of Minnesota on the FEC website and has raised almost $15,000 as of March 31. He said he has supported Democrats. Smith's campaign released the following statement: "Senator Smith is focused on working hard and being a strong advocate for the people of Minnesota, and she looks forward to earning and asking Minnesotans for their support".

World News A full Pink Moon filled the Sunday night sky
Author: 0 A full Pink Moon filled the Sunday night sky

If you have a clear view of the horizon, you'll see Jupiter and the full Moon rising together. The next full moon will be in May. The next full moon will be May 29. It takes the moon about 29.5 days to go through all of its phases meaning on average each month has one full moon. Where will the pink moon be visible? Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars could all be seen starting with Jupiter around 8:30 p.m.

World News Netanyahu says has new 'proof' of Iran nuclear weapons programme
Author: 0 Netanyahu says has new 'proof' of Iran nuclear weapons programme

On Twitter, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said US President Donald Trump is "rehashing" old allegations with "the boy who cries wolf", referring to an earlier tweet about Netanyahu. "We can also prove that Iran is secretly storing Project Amad material to use at a time of its choice to develop nuclear weapons". The PM said Israel had obtained 55,000 pages of documents and 183 CDs of secret information from an Iranian nuclear weapons programme called Project Amad.

World News JEE-results to be declared today
Author: 0 JEE-results to be declared today

The board will announce the result for IIT JEE Mains 2018 for paper 1 and paper 2 today. The JEE Main 2018 cutoff determining factors are number of application received for JEE Main 2018, number of questions asked in the paper, difficulty level of the exam, performance of the candidates, previous year's cutoff trends of JEE main.

World News European Union 'prepared' for USA trade tariffs as deadline looms
Author: 0 European Union 'prepared' for USA trade tariffs as deadline looms

U.S. and Chinese officials will hold highly anticipated trade talks in China on Thursday and Friday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox Business Network, saying he was "cautiously optimistic" about the meeting. Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said "we are patient, but we are also prepared". The EU's draft list of U.S. imports that could be slapped by tit-for-tat tariffs amounts to €2.8 billion ($3.4 billion), a lot less than the €6.4 billion worth of steel and aluminum ...

World News AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices decrease by 2 cents
Author: 0 AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices decrease by 2 cents

The result: The national average was at $2.81 on Monday, the highest since November 2014, with approximately 13 percent of gas stations across the country charging $3 or more per gallon, according to AAA. MI remains 15th in the country for most expensive average daily gas price. "The only good news for motorists?" The website Gasbuddy.com reports that some stations in Paducah are selling fuel for as little as $2.38 per gallon.

World News Iran: US working to 'provoke' Saudi Arabia against Iran
Author: 0 Iran: US working to 'provoke' Saudi Arabia against Iran

A new entertainment city that Saudi Arabia has started building southwest of the capital is seeking a broad range of financing from local and worldwide sources, the project's chief executive told Reuters . Tehran and Riyadh have always been locked in a proxy war, competing for regional supremacy from Iraq to Syria and Lebanon to Yemen. "It supports the murderous Assad regime (in Syria) as well", he said in joint remarks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir.

World News Ronny Jackson Won't Be Trump's Doctor Again After Misconduct Allegations
Author: 0 Ronny Jackson Won't Be Trump's Doctor Again After Misconduct Allegations

Jackson, the White House doctor and a Navy Admiral, withdrew his nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday amid allegations collected by Tester's office about his prescription-drug practices and use of alcohol. The president also wrote that "Tester's statements on Admiral Jackson" were as baseless as special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election - a probe he derided as "A TOTAL ...

World News Spider believed to be world's oldest is dead
Author: 0 Spider believed to be world's oldest is dead

Lead author PhD student Leanda Mason from the School of Molecular and Life Sciences at Curtin University said the ongoing research has led to new discoveries about the longevity of the trapdoor spider. Typically, Trapdoor spiders are around 2-3 centimeters long, with powerful jaws and sharp fangs. Female trapdoor spiders stay in and around the same burrow virtually all their lives, so researchers marked her burrow and went back to check on it regularly.

World News The Tinder Fire Has Forced Evacuations In The Clear Creek Area
Author: 0 The Tinder Fire Has Forced Evacuations In The Clear Creek Area

The communities of Starlight Pines, Moqui Ranchettes, Clear Creek Pines, Tamarron Pines and Blue Ridge Estates are now under a pre-evacuation notice. A mapping flight at 1 a.m. Officials with Coconino County say 510 resources, including firefighters, helicopters and engines, are being used to fight the wildfire. Several small communities have been evacuated as a precaution because of the wildfire, which is threatening about 1,000 homes in a forested area of north-central Arizona.

World News Pakistani police book US Embassy officer for 'interference'
Author: 0 Pakistani police book US Embassy officer for 'interference'

However, on Monday, a case was registered against Islam, local Dawn News reported. Pirzada was charged and arrested under Sections 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) and 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions) of the PPC, the ASI told AP.

World News Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron call for strict observance of Iran nuclear accord
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron call for strict observance of Iran nuclear accord

US President Donald Trump has stated on numerous occasions that the Iran nuclear deal is flawed arguing that it did not prevent the creation of nuclear weapons by Iran but only postponed it. Among his complaints is the lack of restrictions on Iran's ballistic missile programme and he says it does nothing to halt Iran's support for militant groups in the region.