• Shinzo Abe Says Japan has no Plans to Move Embassy to Jerusalem
Shinzo Abe Says Japan has no Plans to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Palestinian leadership that Tokyo has no plan to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Abbas, for his part, thanked Japan for its assistance and expressed hope for whatever role Tokyo may play in helping to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Read more

  • Flight passenger detained after he opens emergency exit to get fresh air
Flight passenger detained after he opens emergency exit to get fresh air

Chen claimed his innocence and said that he was unaware that his actions would open the emergency door. The door also known as emergency exit was opened by the 25-year-old as he was feeling suffocated. The airline, which was not named in the Chinese media reports, told ThePaper.cn that the man's lack of knowledge was inexcusable due to the safety...

Read more

  • BJP MP questions Jinnah portrait in AMU students' union office
BJP MP questions Jinnah portrait in AMU students' union office

But Swami Prasad Maurya , panchayati raj minister in the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, said: "It is wrong to question the AMU on Jinnah's picture". "It is a tradition since 1920 to honour people of eminence with life membership", Aligarh Muslim University's Public Relations Officer Omar Peerzada told News18.

Read more

  • 'The Simpsons' creator brushes off Apu controversy
'The Simpsons' creator brushes off Apu controversy

In an interview with USA Today , Groening had little to say about the brewing backlash on Apu, the show's convenience-store owner known for his Indian thick accent. He said he's "perfectly willing and happy to step aside" in voicing the character. I really want to see Indian, South Asian writers in the writers' room - not in a token way - but genu...

Read more

  • Awareness campaign urges drivers to watch for motorcycles
Awareness campaign urges drivers to watch for motorcycles

This Saturday, TxDOT will be at the Central Texas Airshow in Temple raising awareness for motorcycle safety. The American Motorcyclist Association issued a special appeal to motorists to be aware of motorcycles during the month of May, which is designated as Motorcycle Awareness Month and marks the seasonal return of motorcyclists to roadways i...

Read more

  • Theresa May threatened with Government collapse over European Union customs plans
Theresa May threatened with Government collapse over European Union customs plans

Mrs May is meeting members of her Brexit Cabinet in attempt to reach a deal on whether the United Kingdom should leave the EU Customs Union or enter a new customs partnership. However, countries in the customs union are not allowed to negotiate their own trade deals on goods around the world. Now, an ally of Mr. Davis has gone further, saying the...

Read more

  • J Dey murder case: Chhota Rajan, 10 others convicted; Jigna Vohra acquitted
J Dey murder case: Chhota Rajan, 10 others convicted; Jigna Vohra acquitted

The conviction took place almost 7 years after the murder of Dey on June 11, 2011 when J Dey was allegedly shot multiple times on his back while he was on a motorcycle by a 7-member gang affiliated to gangster Chhota Rajan. Chhota Rajan is now lodged in Tihar Central Jail in New Delhi. The trial restarted after Rajan's extradition. Rajan was...

Read more

  • Myanmar to probe alleged violence against Rohingya
Myanmar to probe alleged violence against Rohingya

This was the council's first visit to Southeast Asia since ambassadors visited East Timor in 2012. Pierce said council members had raised the need for an independent inquiry during separate meetings with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Nay Pyi Taw on Sunday.

Read more

  • Sanctions force Russia to cut defence spending
Sanctions force Russia to cut defence spending

This near-constant state of war has led the United States to continually update its military. "It undermines the search for peaceful solutions to conflicts around the world". While global military spending rose by one percent to $1.739 triillion, Russia's spending fell 20 percent to $66.3 billion, the report said. Regional trends: Total regio...

Read more

  • Syria: 23 civilians killed in airstrikes
Syria: 23 civilians killed in airstrikes

There are two elderly people among the victims, as well as women and children. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the US will defend its partners if they're attacked. "The evacuation will be monitored by Russian police", Mr Al Khateeb said. But the evacuation of more than 1,000 residents of the villages stalled amid security concern...

Read more

  • American Gods season 2 production teaser solidifies 2019 premiere date
American Gods season 2 production teaser solidifies 2019 premiere date

At long last, American Gods Season 2 filming is underway. The plot posits a war brewing between old and new gods: the traditional gods of mythological roots from around the world steadily losing believers to an upstart pantheon of gods reflecting society's modern love of money, technology, media, celebrity and drugs.

Read more

  • TI Shouts Out Michelle Wolf For Her Controversial White House Roast Session
TI Shouts Out Michelle Wolf For Her Controversial White House Roast Session

On Tuesday, Wolf contended that her remarks had been misconstrued as jabs at Sanders' looks:"I think people have a lot of preconceived notions about Sarah's looks and I think a lot of what's happening is they're projecting onto this joke".

Read more

  • Why you shouldn't mess with nesting sea turtles
Why you shouldn't mess with nesting sea turtles

MOTE scientists will again mark the turtles' nest with yellow sticks to protect them and to help limit public interaction with the nests. If a turtle starts crawling away from the ocean, they become more susceptible to predators and also waste energy they need to swim offshore.

Read more

  • Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 5/1/18, Prediction & Odds
Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 5/1/18, Prediction & Odds

With the series now tied, the Pittsburgh Penguins look to regain control of the lead with two games now at home . Head coach Barry Trotz's team was just a little bit sharper and more determined in the second game, and after splitting two games in Washington, the Caps are hoping they can build an advantage over the next two games in Pittsburgh...

Read more

  • Bornstein claims Trump dictated the glowing health letter
Bornstein claims Trump dictated the glowing health letter

In December 2015, during Trump's presidential campaign, Bornstein allegedly wrote a letter stating that Trump could be the healthiest president in history, adding that Trump's health is "astonishingly excellent". Bornstein told NBC news that he was not given a release form signed by the president, as required by federal privacy laws to safeguard ...

Read more

  • Taj Mahal turns green as Supreme Court slams government for not caring
Taj Mahal turns green as Supreme Court slams government for not caring

The Supreme Court of India has instructed the government to seek foreign help to fix what it described as a worrying change in colour at the Taj Mahal. ASG Mehta, appearing for Uttar Pradesh, said the State could assure the court that steps to protect and preserve the monument would be accelerated. You all appear to be helpless.

Read more

  • Israel's heist a setback for Iranian nuclear program
Israel's heist a setback for Iranian nuclear program

Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D., Texas) has strongly supported the Obama administration's Iran nuclear deal , but that may pose a problem for his Senate run against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz. "Blow up the deal and you're back there tomorrow!" said Kerry, who negotiated the pact. Speaking in English at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv, Netanyahu displ...

Read more

  • SC collegium names Justice KM Joseph to top court, govt disagrees
SC collegium names Justice KM Joseph to top court, govt disagrees

The Centre had returned the collegium's original recommendation last week for reconsideration. Indu Malhotra was sworn in as the Supreme Court judge on April 27. The book is a critique of the functioning of the judicial system. "The civil society and the judges of the Supreme Court in full court should discuss and take it up with the governme...

Read more

  • WH: John Kelly Not Candidate for VA Amid Reports of Rift
WH: John Kelly Not Candidate for VA Amid Reports of Rift

The 2015 letter released by Trump's campaign read, "His physical strength and stamina are extraordinary". Bornstein later told NBC News that he had written that statement in five minutes while a limousine sent by Trump waited for him.

Read more

  • Drug Take Back Day helps address opioid crisis
Drug Take Back Day helps address opioid crisis

Those who missed the Take-Back Day may use the unwanted prescription medication drop box at any of the Toledo Police District Stations during business hours. The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration advises first to follow disposal instructions in the product package insert. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back event took place Friday and Satur...

Read more

  • Vet implanted heroin in puppies for Colombia drug ring
Vet implanted heroin in puppies for Colombia drug ring

A day after his extradition from Spain, Andres Lopez Elorza was arraigned Tuesday in Brooklyn Federal Court on an indictment charging him with surgically implanting liquid heroin into the bellies of young dogs. Ten claws were rescued on a plantation at Colombia during a 2005 raid. Lopez Elorza became a fugitive in 2005 after authorities arrested ...

Read more

  • Winds of peace in Korea
Winds of peace in Korea

Rice's comments were made as some Trump supporters suggest that the president should get the Nobel Peace Prize for fostering peace between North and South Korea. The genesis of this perception can be attributed to the January 12, 1950 National Press Club speech given by then Secretary of State Dean Acheson, which defined the US sphere of influenc...

Read more

  • Oldest Aussie Scientist's Final Trip: to End His Own Life
Oldest Aussie Scientist's Final Trip: to End His Own Life

Edith Cowan University honorary research associate David Goodall doesn't have a terminal illness, but at age 104, his quality of life has deteriorated. Goodall, an honorary research associate at Perth's Edith Cowan University, made global headlines in 2016 when he was declared unfit to be on campus.

Read more

  • Paris police arrest almost 200 in May Day protests
Paris police arrest almost 200 in May Day protests

The clash in central Paris continued for hours. "We have been able to arrest 200 individuals stranded on Buffon street", Paris Police chief Michel Delpuech told reporters on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported. Those who wear hoods are the enemies of democracy.' This year's May Day also fell on the 50th anniversary of the 1968 spring riots i...

Read more

  • Arkansas .500 tennis record not enough for NCAA Tournament
Arkansas .500 tennis record not enough for NCAA Tournament

MSU has not hosted the NCAA Tournament since 2013 and it is the first time it has done so under fourth-year coach Matt Roberts, who guided the Bulldogs to a 20-2 mark this season. As NCAA policy states, the top 16 seeds are guaranteed to host if a bid was submitted and the criteria are met, and matches between conference opponents were avoided in t...

Read more