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World Ivory Coast defense minister says deal reached with soldiers
Author: 0 Ivory Coast defense minister says deal reached with soldiers

Last month, the government revised its 2017 budget as it faces lower income from cocoa, its main export crop, limiting its ability to pay soldiers. Gunfire was heard overnight in Bouake and at military camps in Abidjan. News of the deal was confirmed by a spokesman for the disgruntled troops, who said their financial demands had been met, ending a dispute which began in January.

World European Union court says Singapore trade deal needs national ratification
Author: 0 European Union court says Singapore trade deal needs national ratification

Such deals would still need clearance by the EU Council, the grouping of EU governments, and the European Parliament. In response to the ECJ ruling , a Ministry of Trade and Industry spokesman said that Singapore is committed to working with the commission to ratify the trade agreement expeditiously, and have it provisionally applied so that businesses can utilise the parts of the agreement that are under the EU's exclusive competence.

Author: 0 US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

Israel has held West Jerusalem since the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, but the United Nations unanimously opposed its annexation of East Jerusalem during the 1967 Third Arab-Israeli War and its control of that portion of the city is almost universally regarded as illegal by the global community.

Author: 0 Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

Comey's dismissal rocked the political world last week, and the development became extremely politicized as the press, lawmakers and the White House reacted to the fallout. "Trump is a very polarizing figure", Brown said. Other alternatives for an independent investigation require congressional approval and, while Democrats are threatening to introduce legislation, a shot at success appears challenging.

World Facebook misses Thai deadline to remove critical content
Author: 0 Facebook misses Thai deadline to remove critical content

Facebook, used by almost half the population of Thailand daily, was ordered by the military government to block the content or face legal action, or even outright shutdown. Images of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn walking with a woman, purportedly through a Munich shopping centre a year ago, wearing a brief top and covered in tattoos has gone viral on the social media site.

Author: 0 Trump Gave Classified Information To Russians During White House Visit

President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov when the latter met him at the White House last week, The Washington Post has alleged. The Post said homeland security and counterterrorism adviser Thomas Bossert called the directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency afterward.

World IS downs Iraqi helicopter west of Mosul
Author: 0 IS downs Iraqi helicopter west of Mosul

Iraqi forces have stormed four neighborhoods in the city of Mosul on Monday, killing about 173 ISIS militants including one high-rank leader. The predominantly Shiite Hashd Shaabi units, backed by the army's helicopters, freed the villages which are scattered in north and south of the IS-held town of al-Qairwan, located in the rugged sprawling area southwest of Tal Afar and south of Sinjar, the Hashd Shaabi said in a statement.

World Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic
Author: 0 Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

The assailants attacked civilian populations overnight on Friday and Saturday in the Tokyo neighbourhood of Bangassou, in south-eastern auto, according to MINUSCA. The attack also claimed the lives of several civilians. The attack came just hours after the United Nations held a memorial ceremony to honour five peacekeepers killed on May 8, in a nearby village of Yogofongo.

World Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man
Author: 0 Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man

A white Oklahoma police officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man has testified that a training video ran through her mind as she pulled the trigger. Police dashboard and helicopter video show Crutcher walking away from Shelby and her police cruiser with both arms in the air before he was shot. Shelby's attorneys called her to the stand around 11:30 Monday morning, asking her about her training and career.

World Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village
Author: 0 Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

The envoy declined to comment on Assad's remarks, aired by Belarus ONT television on Thursday. He says the victims were displaced civilians from Iraq and Syria. Heavy shelling by ISIS jihadists killed at least seven people in the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on Sunday night as the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said dozens of people were killed in suspected US-led coalition strikes in the northern Raqqa province and the town of Albu Kamal near the Iraqi border.

Author: 0 Veteran journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa

Law enforcement officials in Sinaloa confirmed the slaying, and the state prosecutor told reporters that police found 12 spent shell casings at the scene. "Everybody always deferred to his knowledge", Hootson said. He described Valdez as a warm, friendly man, well-liked by other journalists who frequently sought his help to navigate and understand the complex, unsafe state.

World Monday's Weather: Showers and storms will develop later this afternoon
Author: 0 Monday's Weather: Showers and storms will develop later this afternoon

It remains warm and humid overnight with lows dropping into the mid 60s. Storms Tuesday night will continue with a hail and wind potential, but a tornado can not be ruled out. The storms could bring damaging wind, large hail, and even the possibility for tornadoes. Down to about Highway 30, there is a slight risk area for severe storms for scattered severe storms and more short-lived and not widespread activity.

Author: 0 Travel ban judges scrutinize Trump's Muslim statements

Attorney Neal Katyal argues the case for Hawaii before a panel of federal appeals judges. In his ruling issuing the nationwide injunction, Judge Watson wrote that "a reasonable, objective observer - enlightened by the specific historical context, contemporaneous public statements , and specific sequence of events leading to its issuance - would conclude that the Executive Order was issued with a goal to disfavor a particular religion".

World Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani
Author: 0 Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

The election is seen largely as a referendum on Rouhani's outreach to the rest of the world following the country's landmark 2015 nuclear accord with world powers. Rouhani said: "Mr Raisi, you can slander me as much you wish. We have resolved some problems and bigger problems remain for us to resolve on this hard path with him".

Author: 0 Celtics seek top pick, Lakers aim to keep theirs in lottery

We got a plan in place for that, and if we don't we've got a plan in place if we don't. "Karl has been just a terrific addition to our team ". Let's review some facts to prepare you for the lottery . Minnesota drafted Christian Laettner. The Sixers will be sending star center and process mascot Joel Embiid as the team's representative at the event.

World Unarmed man dies after Vegas officer uses neck technique
Author: 0 Unarmed man dies after Vegas officer uses neck technique

The unarmed man was " acting erratic " and told police people were chasing him. When one of the officers attempted to talk with the man, he took off running and the officers followed, CBS affiliate KLAS-TV in Las Vegas reports. Police said the lateral vascular neck restraint is not a chokehold but a manoeuvre that restricts blood to and from the brain, making it more hard for suspects to resist arrest.

Author: 0 Putin says Russian Federation has nothing to do with cyberattack

Russian Federation has shown off President Vladimir Putin as action man - bare-chested horse rider, black-belt judoka and ice hockey player. "A sharp internal political struggle continues in the United States, which creates a certain nervousness not only in politics but also in the economy", Putin told reporters Monday at a news conference in Beijing .

World Trump Shared Secret Info About IS With Russians, White House Denies Report
Author: 0 Trump Shared Secret Info About IS With Russians, White House Denies Report

The newspaper cited current and former U.S. officials who said Trump shared details about an Islamic State terror threat with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. "Congress must be given a full briefing on the extent of the damage President Trump has done in compromising highly classified code-word intelligence to the Russians", the California Democrat said.

Author: 0 White House: Trump's morning tweets about Comey 'not a threat'

Asked if the decision or an announcement could take place before he leaves for Saudi Arabia on Friday, Trump also said "Even that is possible". Trump told Fox News in an interview he did not ask Comey to pledge loyalty and only wants him to be honest.

Author: 0 Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

The shake up is part of a plan announced earlier to slash costs by $3 billion, Reuters said. The move could put the USA automaker on a collision course with President Donald Trump, who has made boosting auto employment a top priority. "We have not announced any new people efficiency actions, nor do we comment on speculation". Following criticism from Trump, in January Ford scrapped plans to build a $1.6 billion auto factory in Mexico and instead added 700 jobs in MI.

World Trump, Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says
Author: 0 Trump, Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says

While not unprecedented, it is a rare privilege for a foreign minister to be received by a US president for a bilateral meeting in the White House. In 2014, Russian Federation annexed Ukraine's Crimea region and backed separatists fighting government forces in eastern Ukraine, drawing widespread condemnation in Europe and the United States.

World South Africa Court To Rule On Zuma Confidence Vote
Author: 0 South Africa Court To Rule On Zuma Confidence Vote

The UDM wants the court to declare that section 102 of the constitution requires that motions of no confidence must be decided by secret ballot. "ANC members of parliament will have to choose between what is best for themselves and what is best for South Africa", Maimane said.

World Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded
Author: 0 Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded

We all have someone in our lives who are like a mother to us, and today is the flawless opportunity to show her just how much you care. Its the latest updated collection of Mother Day Wishes which will definitely make your mom's day filled with more happiness.

World 'Witness Intimidation': Trump May Have Crossed Legal Lines With Comey Tweet
Author: 0 'Witness Intimidation': Trump May Have Crossed Legal Lines With Comey Tweet

Regardless, Trump seems to be considering a sweeping shakeup of his West Wing staff in the wake of the media firestorm that followed his abrupt decision to fire Comey - the man who was overseeing an FBI investigation into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election.

Author: 0 Comey was taken aback by Trump request for loyalty pledge

Trump's decision to oust the Federal Bureau of Investigation director this week sparked a wave of outrage among Democrats and some Republicans, who questioned the timing of the move. And Trump's public statements in an interview on Thursday indicated he had several reasons for firing Comey. He said the discussions happened in two phone calls and at a dinner in which Comey was asking to keep his job.