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World Prince Philip to retire from royal duties
Author: 0 Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

A British newspaper mistakenly reported Wednesday that Prince Philip , the husband of Queen Elizabeth II , had died. Now, it has been announced that the Duke of Edinburgh will retire from public duties later this year. The duke carried out royal duties on 110 days a year ago - more than his grandchildren Princes William and Harry . Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding in 2011.

Author: 0 Trump advisor meets with key critic of Venezuela's Maduro

In October 2016, Borges led the failed - and constitutionally illegal - initiative to put Maduro on trial, arguing that the democratically-elected president had staged a "coup", and he has persistently urged the Washington-based Organization of American States (OAS) to intervene in Venezuela .

World Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat
Author: 0 Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat

The Tories gained 36.1 per cent of the vote, up from 31.1 per cent in 2015, while the SNP saw their share fall sharply from 49.5 per cent to 31.6 per cent. They came second in the election and the SNP came first. However, Ms Sturgeon said: "I've heard lots of ludicrous arguments in my time in politics but this takes the prize for the most ludicrous argument".

World May the Fourth be With You, It's Star Wars Day
Author: 0 May the Fourth be With You, It's Star Wars Day

The message? "May the Fourth Be With You, Maggie". This year's celebration coincides with the 40th anniversary of the original 1977 film " Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" and also marks the first Star Wars Day since the death of actress Carrie Fisher, who played central character Princess Leia.

World Kashmir issue settled beyond any debate: Union Minister
Author: 0 Kashmir issue settled beyond any debate: Union Minister

Er. Rasheed said "It is odd while every BJP leader from Seemari to Kanya Kumari is calling every Kashmiri a Pakistani agent and Narinder Modi is refusing even to speak a word on the political dispute, Mehbooba Mufti is begging for talks which have no meaning except maintaining status-quo".

World J&K: Militants give gun salute to slain associate at funeral
Author: 0 J&K: Militants give gun salute to slain associate at funeral

One civilian and one police officer were also injured in the shootout, he said. "A police party had gone to investigate a road accident when militants travelling in a auto opened fire at them", a police official said. The militant who was killed was identified as Fayaz Ahmed, alias Setha, who was involved in the Udhampur terror attack, PTI reported. "He was active in his area and motivated youth to join militant ranks".

Author: 0 Israeli president urges embassies to move to Jerusalem after UNESCO vote

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, denounced the United Nations body earlier on Tuesday, saying it tried to deny the "historical truth" that no one else considered Jerusalem as holy as the Jewish people. Netanyahu also thanked the U.S., the UK, Greece, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Paraguay and Togo for voting against it. Florida Rep.

Author: 0 Morning Hot Watch List: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in KO. Cambridge Advisors Inc. increased its stake in The Coca-Cola by 0.3% in the third quarter. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, April 6th. The Coca-Cola's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 93.33%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was first posted by Community Financial News and is the sole property of of Community Financial News.

Author: 0 UK's Theresa May Maintains Strong Lead in Weekend Opinion Polls

British PM Theresa May could win a Commons majority of 48 in the General Election based on a study of local election results, according to Professor Michael Thrasher. I hope the result of the General Election will clearly demonstrate that the majority of the population of the United Kingdom are caring compassionate people who are concerned about the welfare of less fortunate members of society, are not hard-hearted, money grabbing, and selfish.

Author: 0 Blast followed by fire reported near Damascus airport

Flames rise after an explosion near an airport west of Damascus, Syria. Israel has a policy of not commenting on attacks such as this, but in an interview to Army Radio, Israel's Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said, "I can confirm that the incident in Syria corresponds completely with Israel's policy to act to prevent Iran's smuggling of advanced weapons via Syria to Hezbollah in Iran".

Author: 0 Trump fires back at Clinton in late-night tweet storm

He called the decision, which quickly became public, "one of the world's most painful experiences", but said making it was the right move. Blumenthal, a member of the Judiciary Committee, pressed Comey on whether Trump was among those targeted by the investigation.

World Nothing Like a Good Shutdown
Author: 0 Nothing Like a Good Shutdown

Pelosi said that if Republicans pass "Trumpcare" millions will lose health coverage. "There's no sentiment to change the legislative filibuster", McConnell told reporters last month. Top Senate Republicans are growing frustrated with President Donald Trump's tweets and having to answer questions about them. Meanwhile, the White House has continued to get ahead of GOP lawmakers on the timing of a potential vote.

World Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS
Author: 0 Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS

Officials from both countries on Thursday reportedly said talks were ongoing regarding maintaining United States combat troops in Iraq after Daesh is ousted, but Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a statement on Twitter on Friday that no U.S.

World Angry miners at disaster site attack Iranian president's auto
Author: 0 Angry miners at disaster site attack Iranian president's auto

Miners were shouting: "This is a day of mourning" and denouncing the lack of health and safety measures at the mine, which they blame for the tragedy. Agence France Press also quoted Jazayeri as saying: "The existence of underground missile sites are an important deterrent factor against the sworn enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the nation".

World Angry miners at disaster site attack Iranian president's car
Author: 0 Angry miners at disaster site attack Iranian president's car

Mr Rouhani's visit to the mining disaster site comes ahead of Iran's May 19 presidential election. An explosion of methane gas collapsed a coal mine in Iran, killing more than 35 people and trapping others underground, according to Iranian state media.

World Iran TV censors Rouhani documentary ahead of elections
Author: 0 Iran TV censors Rouhani documentary ahead of elections

Local news agencies showed people stamping Rouhani's auto and beating the windows in northern Golestan province as it tried to make its way through an angry crowd at the mine site, where at least 26 people were killed by an explosion on Wednesday.

Author: 0 House repeal of 'Obamacare' hands hot potato to wary Senate

In a statement from Dr. Jack Ende, the group's president, it vowed to fight for a better change to the health care system instead of this "harmful legislation". The House bill bars insurers from refusing policies to extremely ill people. The GOP found the provision requiring most Americans to maintain health coverage, or pay a penalty, particularly onerous.

World German ban on full-face veils for public servants goes ahead
Author: 0 German ban on full-face veils for public servants goes ahead

The new laws follow several jihadist attacks, including a truck rampage through a Berlin Christmas market that claimed 12 lives, and come ahead of September elections. Scandinavia: Norway is seeking regulations banning the full-face veil in schools and universities. Maziere had proposed a partial ban on the burqa even earlier, in August previous year.

Author: 0 North Korea accuses CIA of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

It was not immediately clear how open Beijing might be to new sanctions. That friendship has been a point of contention between China and the US, which have long harbored differing views on how to grapple with North Korea's missile tests and nuclear developments.

Author: 0 United Nations UN force condemns 'callous' attack on South Sudan base

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has welcomed the release of a United Nations aid worker who had been detained by South Sudan's government for nearly a month. South Sudan's main rebel force, SPLA-IO, denied any involvement. Civilians in Aburoc now find themselves in areas controlled by the opposition armed group, facing a military offensive by the government forces.

World Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan is killed
Author: 0 Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan is killed

Abdul Hasib directed the March 8 attack against Kabul National Military Hospital, which resulted in the deaths and injury of over one-hundred innocent Afghans. "This is the second ISIS-K emir we have killed in nine months", Gen. John Nicholson, Commander U.S. Forces - Afghanistan, said in a statement . "Within a few minutes of landing, our combined force came under intense fire from multiple directions and well-prepared fighting positions".

World Suspect in officer's shooting found dead at motel
Author: 0 Suspect in officer's shooting found dead at motel

Police said that 25-year-old Tizaya Jordan Robinson shot Delaney when he and other officers tried to serve him a warrant on outstanding charges. Officials said Delaney may need surgery to remove the bullet from his head. He added: 'We understand now his injuries are not life threatening, and so we will continue to monitor this situation'. I went outside and they had the guy trapped in the corner so I just got evacuated, kicked out of the room'.

World President Buhari Leaves for London for Medical Follow-up
Author: 0 President Buhari Leaves for London for Medical Follow-up

Buhari's trip is coming 57 days after he arrived from London. Nation said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that no one has come forward to claim the $43,449,947 (about N13 billion), N23, 218,000 and £27,800 (about N10.6milion) cash found in an apartment on Osborne Road, Ikoyi Lagos.

Author: 0 Trump thinks Australia 'has better health care' than the US. He's 'right.'

President, you're right!" The meeting was the first face-to-face encounter between President Trump and Prime Minister Turnbull. US Democratic Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, a supporter of universal healthcare, laughed during a US TV interview when he was told about Mr Trump's Australian comment .