Thursday, 28 May 2020

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Ivana: I’m the Real First Lady; Melania: No, You’re Not

NEW YORK: Melania Trump’s spokeswoman defended the first lady following comments made by the president’s first wife, Ivana Trump, claiming she’s the one true first lady of this administration. Spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said on behalf of Melania Trump that the first lady “has made the White House a home for ...

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Death penalty has no place in the 21st century : UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: The death penalty does little to deter crimes or serve victims, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, calling on all countries ,which have not forbidden the extreme practice, to urgently stop executions. “The death penalty has no place in the 21st century,” Guterres said, while speaking alongside Andrew ...

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North Korean Hackers Stole US And South Korean Wartime Plans

TOKYO: North Korean hackers stole a huge trove of classified U.S. and South Korean military documents last year, including a plan to “decapitate” the leadership in Pyongyang in the event of war, a lawmaker in Seoul said Tuesday. The purported revelations come at a time of heightened tensions over North ...

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Student shoots police officer dead at University in Texas

CALIFORNIA: A student shot a police officer to death at Texas Tech University in Lubbock and the campus was placed on lockdown before the suspect was arrested, officials said. Texas Tech police went to check on the welfare of the student earlier on Monday and, after discovering drugs, the officers ...

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Malala Yousafzai attends first lecture at Oxford University

LONDON: Education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai has attended her first lecture at the University of Oxford five years after she was shot by the Taliban. The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner tweeted a photo of three philosophy books on Monday. She wrote: “5 years ago, I was shot in an ...

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Cornwall man accused of killing adopted baby

CARDIFF: A court has heard claims a Cornwall man killed his baby daughter, just two weeks after formally adopting the tot. Matthew Scully-Hicks from Delabole denies murdering 18-month-old old Elsie at the home he shared with his husband in Cardiff. The 31-year-old is accused of causing “catastrophic head injuries”, following ...

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Spreading California wildfires kill 10, 100 missing, thousands evacuate

  Wildfires Leave 26K Without Gas, Nearly 100K Without Electricity NAPA: More than a dozen fast-moving wildfires tearing through California’s wine country have killed at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes, authorities said Monday. A Northern California county says it has received more than 100 missing-person reports as family and ...

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US-Turkey tensions boil over after arrest of consulate employee

WASHINGTON: When they met last month in New York, President Trump hailed what he called his “personal relationship” with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and said the United States and Turkey were “as close as we have ever been.” Erdogan called Trump “my dear friend Donald.” Close observers of Ankara ...

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Mesmerising air show marks 70 years of PAK-UK ties

LONDON/KARACHI: The UK’s Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, commonly known as the Red Arrows, put on a dazzling air show in Karachi, marking 70 years of friendship between the United Kingdom and Pakistan. The event took place at Sea View Beach and was open to the public. The Red Arrows are ...

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Bob Corker says US on course for World War III with Trump at helm

A top Republican lawmaker warned Sunday that US President Donald Trump’s impulsive threats against other countries could set America “on the path to World War III,” in comments capping an unusually hostile and public feud between the pair on social media. Bob Corker, who chairs the powerful Senate Foreign Relations ...

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