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Armenia's ruling party opposes Pashinyan's candidacy for prime minister

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Opponents of Sarkisian launched the protests, which brought thousands of Armenians out into the streets, saying the new system would have allowed pro-Moscow Sarkisian to remain the former Soviet republic's leader indefinitely. "We will have a holiday; we will celebrate our victory together", he declared. David Babayan, a 25-year-old software specialist, warned that the ruling party's desire to cling to power would backfire. Read More »

J&K Speaker Kavinder Gupta picked as Dy CM

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BJP MLA from Doda Shakti Raj in order to take oath as a minister of state. "We were sent to the rally by (state BJP chief) Sat Paul Sharma". She said that the statement by the state Deputy CM shows that the BJP was not serious about the issue of women safety. Read More »

Narendra Modi To Campaign From Today In Karnataka

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PM Modi is slated to address 15 rallies in the state. The association said all such incidents are mandatorily investigated by the DGCA, which is the only authorised agency to determine the causes for the incident and fix responsibility. Read More »

São Paulo Tower Collapsed After Fire

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According to local reports, one man died while being rescued moments before the building came down. CBS News reported that the building's collapse rained fiery debris onto nearby structures and the street below as firefighters worked to evacuate people from the area and create a safe perimeter around the location. Read More »

USA millennials' support for Democrats wanes with eye to midterm elections

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Democrats still receive the plurality of millennial support , at 46 percent overall, but Republicans have dramatically narrowed the gap . But in the era of Donald Trump , in which the news cycle is repeatedly rocked by explosive allegations, ethical scandals, and policymaking decisions that threaten Trump's own voter base, the G.O.P.is waking up to the fact that a decidedly unsexy bill from 2017 may not be enough to carry them through an already-contentious election cycle. Read More »

Twin blasts at mosque in northern Nigeria kill at least 24

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In a tweet on its handle, the presidency wrote: "Today's suicide bomb attacks in Mubi, Adamawa State , targeting a Mosque and Market, are tragic & despicable". Separate suicide bomb blasts struck Nigeria's Mubi town, which is in the north-east part of the country. But it has been peaceful since the Nigerian military and civilian militias ousted recovered the town, which is a commercial hub and host of the Adamawa State University. Read More »

Taiwan dumped by Dominican Republic amid pressure from China

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Burkina Faso foreign minister Alpha Barry told Bloomberg past year his country had received "outrageous proposals" from China, but that it would not reconsider its relationship to Taiwan. There is a strong pro-independence sentiment within Taiwan's current ruling party led by President Tsai Ing-wen, prompting Beijing to harden its stance and stress its long-standing pledge to retake the island by force if necessary. Read More »

May Day protesters demand better rights for workers

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May Day celebrations, also known as International Workers Day started in Chicago in 1886, when workers demanded and won an eight-hour workday, today it will be celebrated by workers from Albania to Zaire. Students of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland rush naked into the sea at sunrise on 1 May out of enthusiasm for the change of season on this day, Independent reported . Read More »

Most US voters trust Federal Bureau of Investigation ex-chief Comey more than Trump

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Now, I didn't go there.everybody knows the locks are there, the planes are there. he said I didn't stay there a night. "Facts really do matter", he said, "which is why I'm on this show to answer your questions". "There were no campaign funds going into this, which would have been a problem". The messages were transmitted to lawmakers three months after Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Read More »

Stormy Daniels files defamation lawsuit against Trump

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Her attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday: "We intend on teaching Mr. Trump that you can not simply make things up about someone and disseminate them without serious consequences". In her complaint , Ms Clifford said the assailant had urged her to "leave Trump alone" and "forget the story", and after looking at her infant daughter said: "That's a lovely little girl". Read More »

Pakistan condemns twin terrorist attacks in Kabul

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The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the Kabul bombings where French news agency AFP's chief photographer Shah Marai was among the journalists killed. No group has yet said it carried out the attacks, but bombings in the Afghan capital are not uncommon. Health Ministry officials said a suicide bomber on a motorcycle blew himself up in the Shash Darak area, home to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters and several embassies and foreign offices as well as ... Read More »

Barnier calls for rapid agreement on Irish border

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The EU's chief negotiator is also set to cross the border to hear from business and lobby groups about the potential impact of Brexit. It is understood Mr Barnier will use his speech today to increase pressure on the British government to come forward with initiatives on ensuring there is no barrier between the Republic of Ireland and the North. Read More »

New secretary of state says Israel, Palestinian peace still a US priority

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The Palestinians say Israel has used excessive force, and its use of live fire has drawn global criticism. Part of that commemoration this year is expected to be possibly tens of thousands of Palestinians rushing the Israel barrier. The announcement was a major shift by Washington that overturns decades of U.S. foreign policy. "The PA perceives land registration as an important legal means for proving Palestinians' ownership of land in Judea and Samaria", ostensibly to "make it as hard ... Read More »

White House chief of staff denies calling Trump an 'idiot'

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That comment, the former and current Trump administration officials said, was made at least once in the president's company. According to the report Mr Kelly had also cast himself as protecting the country from Mr Trump's intentions. Following his appointment as chief of staff, Mr Trump said: " John Kelly will do a fantastic job". General Kelly's handling of domestic violence accusations against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter earlier this year caused consternation among ... Read More »

Goyal prying open corporate houses' doors for Modi: Rahul

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The country will not develop if this drama company called Congress is in power, he remarked and said the party was not concerned about the welfare of Hindus and Hindutva. He said people search for truth in Narendra Modi's speeches as now citizens have realised that PM only talks and does nothing. Salman Khurshid had also opposed the Congress' decision to impeach the Chief Justice of India. Read More »

Discharge from AIIMS conspiracy to deteriorate my health: Lalu Prasad Yadav

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In a letter fired to the AIIMS administration, Yadav, on the official RJD letterhead, wrote that the decision to discharge him was taken in haste as he was not fit enough to return to Ranchi. Mr. Modi said that he, too, had stated in June 2017 that former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad's family had purchased a large house in the State capital, but it was not detected at the time because the purchase was made through a shell company. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Adding World Cup In May 29 Update

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Meanwhile, FIFA Ultimate Team gets a World Cup revamp with a revised chemistry system , new iconic World Cup players, and new dynamic items related to the real-world tournament. Take part in online friendlies and online tournament modes, or even jump into a custom tournament with friends to select any national team and create your own unique tournament with non-qualified countries. Read More »

Officials hope prescription take back will save lives

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day gives individuals and communities the opportunity to help prevent pill abuse and theft by removing potentially risky, expired, unused, or unwanted prescriptions drugs from homes across the nation. But, locally Sioux Falls law enforcement and local pharmacies have established year-round locations across the state. This is the 15th take back opportunity the DEA has provided in the last seven years. Read More »

No guns allowed at NRA convention when president, VP speak

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When carrying your firearm keep in mind to follow all federal, state, and local laws. The Secret Service made this reasonable security measure, not the NRA . After 17 students and teachers died in the February 14 Parkland school shooting, Trump proposed arming teachers and declared that schools should no longer be labeled "gun-free zones", a philosophy supported by a number of NRA members. Read More »

Canada's PM: US tariffs on steel, aluminum a 'very bad idea'

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The leaders agreed to work with the rest of the European Union and the Trump administration to secure permanent exemptions, according to the a readout from May's office. In her meeting with Trump, Merkel said, she saw little progress in obtaining permanent exemptions. Before the tariffs were introduced, French President Emmanuel Macron said that the bloc "won't talk about anything while there's a gun pointed at our head". Read More »

Reporting on Ronny Jackson remains as accurate as ever

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Wilkie also serves as the Defense Department's under secretary for personnel and readiness and has received positive reviews from his peers. The move comes after Jackson, a Navy rear admiral, withdrew his nomination for secretary of veterans affairs following a string of allegations that included he loosely handled prescription pain medications, was intoxicated during an overseas trip, and created a toxic work environment. Read More »

Donald Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize?

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During Monday's meeting, Mr Moon called for a joint study with the North of economic projects that could be resumed without violating worldwide sanctions imposed on North Korea for its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes. But some were skeptical about Trump's chances - including his own son. "Just asking!" Mr Trump tweeted. "We hope that the consultations will facilitate the strengthening of peace, security and the stability on the Korean Peninsula", Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry ... Read More »

Scientists 'miserable' after oldest living 43-year-old spider dies

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Although trapdoor spiders are found all around the world, the particular specimen was discovered in Australia during the first year of Barbara York Main's survey. It typically takes seven to nine years for a male trapdoor spider to mature and to leave the burrow in search of a mate, after which it dies. Still, the record was considered Australian cave spiders, that was nearing its end to 40 years, and tarantulas living to 28 years. Read More »

More details emerged of the attack on a military base in Syria

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Powerful explosions have been heard in the countryside of Hama and Aleppo provinces, the Syrian state news agency reports . Iran's Shia Muslim regime has always in the eyes of Israel sworn to destroy the state of Israel and as the strength of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) grows, Israel's concerns multiply. Read More »

Showdown Looms as Migrant Caravans Swell at Mexico Border

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The caravan of mainly Central American migrants are planning to request asylum, either in the United States or Mexico . Another 300 migrants traveling with the group plan to remain in Mexico . The caravan is a yearly event held since 2010 around Easter. "Most of the people in this caravan come from Honduras , where a divisive presidential election has led to killings in the streets ". Read More »