Russia's Medvedev says no plans to change personal income tax for now

Tuesday in parliament, 374 out of 430 lawmakers approved Medvedev for the post in which he has served. Medvedev was nominated a day earlier by President Vladimir Putin , who was inaugurated for a fourth term as Russia's president. "For nearly a ... More..

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Israeli Chef Serves Japanese PM a Dessert in Shoes
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Israeli Chef Serves Japanese PM a Dessert in Shoes

Israeli celebrity chef Moshe Segev, who was in charge of the meal, didn't see anything wrong with the idea, posting about the night on Instagram . The pralines made of gold and white chocolate served inside ...More..

Venezuela Slams Pence for Calls to Suspend Country's OAS Membership
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Venezuela Slams Pence for Calls to Suspend Country's OAS Membership

The Venezuelan government has refused to allow global aid, alleging that would amount to foreign intervention. "There is zero possibility that elections will be suspended", said Samuel Moncada , Venezuela's ...More..

Nicki Minaj Announces Upcoming Album
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Nicki Minaj Announces Upcoming Album "Queen"

It wasn't a kind of intense or awkward situation as they were seen smiling while having a little conversation. Kevin Mazur/MG18/Getty Images for The Met Museum/VogueThe NYPD is looking to talk to Cardi B's ...More..

China's top economic advisor to visit Washington for further trade talks
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

China's top economic advisor to visit Washington for further trade talks

However, some analysts said the strong showing was mostly seasonal and that the global export recovery might have already topped out. Today, another economist says that view is misguided. Trump has threatened ...More..

Central Intelligence Agency nominee Gina Haspel to vow not to restart torture program
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Central Intelligence Agency nominee Gina Haspel to vow not to restart torture program

But Haspel was a strong advocate within the agency for destroying the tapes, believing that were they to become public and reveal the identity of CIA interrogators, they could face reprisals from terrorists. ...More..

Hatch apologizes for criticizing McCain about not wanting President Trump at funeral
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Hatch apologizes for criticizing McCain about not wanting President Trump at funeral

He is now back in Arizona, recovering from surgery for an intestinal infection. Trump and McCain have repeatedly battled since the then-GOP presidential candidate in 2015 insulted the Arizona senator by s...More..

Hezbollah To Win Big In First Lebanese Parliamentary Elections In Nine Years
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Hezbollah To Win Big In First Lebanese Parliamentary Elections In Nine Years

The Iran-backed Hezbollah and its political allies has won more than half the seats in Lebanon's first parliamentary election in nine years, according to unofficial preliminary results. "Hezbollah has been ...More..

U.S. officials growing increasingly concerned Iran could attack Israel
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

U.S. officials growing increasingly concerned Iran could attack Israel

The reported strikes targeted an "arms depot belonging to Hezbollah and the Iranians", according Rami Abdel Rahman, the director of the Syrian Observatory for Human rights, according to the AFP. Israel's heig...More..

Stormy Daniels warns Trump on SNL 'storm's a coming baby'
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Stormy Daniels warns Trump on SNL 'storm's a coming baby'

Last month, federal agents searched Cohen's home and office for a range of documents and computer files, including those related to his transactions with Clifford. Daniels appeared in the cold open of " Satur...More..

Trump not sold on Giuliani defense
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Trump not sold on Giuliani defense

Rudy Giuliani's account of Donald Trump's role in the payment to Stormy Daniels has collapsed into near-incoherence. The President was initially pleased with his new attorney's brashness, but that has st...More..

Peers back European Union market as rebellion splits Labour
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Peers back European Union market as rebellion splits Labour

Conservative peer Charles Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, told lawmakers on Tuesday. "But this date should not be defined and specified in case it becomes necessary and in the national interest to agree an...More..

New York AG resignation prompts outpouring of glee from conservatives
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

New York AG resignation prompts outpouring of glee from conservatives

Later Monday, Schneiderman said he would resign Tuesday after The New Yorker detailed allegations from four women who said he drank heavily, slapped, choked, degraded and threatened them. According to the ...More..

Facebook bans ads from outside Ireland related to abortion referendum
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Facebook bans ads from outside Ireland related to abortion referendum

Facebook was responding to criticism that unaccountable foreign advertising is gaining traction in the referendum campaign. Facebook says it won't accept any foreign ads related to the upcoming abortion ref...More..

by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Oil Prices Rise on Growing Supply Worries

That was 60 cents above the April and last week close of $US65.68 a tonne. If this continues, "oil inventories are going to be somewhat undersupplied as we get into the second half of 2018, and that's importa...More..

Air Force reservist fatally stabbed in Missouri road-rage incident
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Air Force reservist fatally stabbed in Missouri road-rage incident

Saturday. When first responders arrived to the scene, they pronounced Harter dead, FOX4KC reported. "Hundreds of cars would have passed by and saw this or maybe this disturbance take place on 291 Highway or p...More..

Australia says asylum seekers goal New Zealand backdoor
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Australia says asylum seekers goal New Zealand backdoor

Dutton expressed fears people smugglers are marketing New Zealand as a "back door to Australia ". 'Regardless of New Zealand's policy and regardless of Australia's policy, unscrupulous people with no i...More..

Egypt says no hidden rooms in King Tut's tomb after all
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Egypt says no hidden rooms in King Tut's tomb after all

With his iconic gold and blue striped death mask, Tutankhamun has become somewhat of a poster boy for all Egyptian Pharaohs. "Our work shows in a conclusive manner that there are no hidden chambers, no corrid...More..

Facebook US users stay loyal despite privacy scandal
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Facebook US users stay loyal despite privacy scandal

A Cambridge Analytica sign is pictured at the entrance of the building which houses the offices of Cambridge Analytica, in central London on 21 March 2018. Facebook's $41 billion in revenue in 2017 was entirely...More..

Up to 50000 University of California hospital workers set to strike
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Up to 50000 University of California hospital workers set to strike

Three unions that represent the university system are involved in the labor action - led by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which represents medical workers, security guards,...More..

No-hit bid a thrill for White Sox catcher Omar Narvaez
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

No-hit bid a thrill for White Sox catcher Omar Narvaez

The Twins and the White Sox combined for only 14 hits. Making his second start of the season, Hector Santiago lasted only 31/3 innings and allowed eight runs on six hits and six walks. "It was 5-1. At tha...More..

First Signs Posted to US Embassy in Jerusalem
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

First Signs Posted to US Embassy in Jerusalem

Road signs directing vehicles and pedestrians to the "US Embassy" were erected on Monday across Jerusalem only days ahead of the relocation of America's mission from Tel Aviv to the US's newly recognized capita...More..

Trump promotes GOP tax law in Ohio
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Trump promotes GOP tax law in Ohio

Striking a celebratory tone, Trump listed his poll numbers and recounted the successes of his first year in office. "Really knows what it is to go out and make a dollar, spend a dollar, understand business unde...More..

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to visit San Diego border Monday
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to visit San Diego border Monday

According to the report , families that are detained for illegal crossings have typically been kept together in the past. "It's not my problem, it's not the US border control's problem when people try to force...More..

Hawaii on high alert after day of earthquakes, more lava fissures
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Hawaii on high alert after day of earthquakes, more lava fissures

Geological Survey volcanologist Wendy Stovall stated. Yesterday's strong earthquakes were responsible for some of these plumes and associated ashfall, both from Kilauea Volcano's summit lava lake and the Pu...More..

Rudy Giuliani's media blitz defending Trump is off to rough start
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Rudy Giuliani's media blitz defending Trump is off to rough start

The remarks by Giuliani , the former federal prosecutor and mayor of NY, implied that Trump was aware of the payments at the time, contradicting the president's statements to the contrary just last month. "The...More..

China and U.S. clash over Taiwan directive to airlines
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

China and U.S. clash over Taiwan directive to airlines

As reported by Foreign Policy magazine, "The Civil Aviation Administration of China has sent a letter to United Airlines and American Airlines demanding that their global operations follow China's restriction...More..

Five Times Melania Wanted Nothing to Do With Donald Trump
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Five Times Melania Wanted Nothing to Do With Donald Trump

According to her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump will focus on issues relating to children during her time in the White House . It remains our generation's moral imperative to take responsibi...More..

Trump Warns West Virginians Against Voting For GOP Senate Frontrunner: 'Remember Alabama'
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Trump Warns West Virginians Against Voting For GOP Senate Frontrunner: 'Remember Alabama'

Evan Jenkins (R-WV). "Remember Alabama. Vote Rep. Jenkins or A.G. Morrisey!" Many on the right are concerned if Blankenship wins the primary, he'll nearly certainly lose the general election to Democratic S...More..

North, South Korea unite at table tennis worlds
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

North, South Korea unite at table tennis worlds

Sports is indeed a great leveler and the unified team for table tennis is in keeping with the sentiments expressed by Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in during their meeting. The arena announcer said, "You're now ...More..