Wednesday May 24-th, 2017

Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

The punishment, condemned by rights groups, marked the first application of anti-homosexuality laws introduced in the province in 2014. The two men were arrested on 28 March 2017 and charged with consensual same-sex sexual relations ( liwath ) un...

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

The following are stories and tables about President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the fiscal year 2018 starting October 1, unveiled by the White House on Monday and due to be delivered to Congress on Tuesday. The proposal is laced with cuts t...

Philippine official downplays alleged China war threats Philippine official downplays alleged China war threats

Separately, officials from the two countries agreed to discuss "mutually acceptable approaches" to South China Sea issues during a bilateral consultation in the Chinese city of Guiyang on Friday , according to a joint statement released by the Ph...

Man dies in California botulism outbreak from nacho-cheese Man dies in California botulism outbreak from nacho-cheese

If that is the case, other foodservice operators could have received contaminated cheese. Montecito Roadhouse, a chip company in ME, did not immediately return requests for comment Monday afternoon. While botulism can be fatal, the CDC's website sa...

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road' Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

The ties between the two countries went even beyond the bilateral level, and trilateral meetings were held with Azerbaijani and other countries' leaders, including a trilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Baku in 2016. The presid...

Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

With projections showing Mr. Macron with more than 65 percent of the vote to 35 percent for the far-right, nationalist Marine Le Pen , his was a victory of hope and optimism over fear and reaction; of a future in Europe rather than in resentful isol...

France says North Korea's new test demands swift UN action

Ahn, a former solider who defected in 1979, told the Nikkei Asian Review that attitudes among some 70 defector groups in the South began shifting after Moon narrowly lost the 2012 presidential race to former President Park Geun-hye. During the conser...

"I'm scared to die": Six-year-old's plea for peace goes viral

Cheatham told the St. Louis Dispatch that her son was responding to his fear of death in the video. Simpson's death took a toll on Cheatham and watching her struggle with the loss led Jeffrey to speak out. His mother's cousin, 31-year-old Eugene Ba...

Trump calls Manchester attack perpetrators 'evil losers'

The attack came while Trump is in the midst of his first overseas trip as president . You could tell by the tone of the President that he meant business when he thinks they're a lot more than "losers". On Tuesday, he added: "All civilized nati...

Len McCluskey 'confident' that opinion polls will start to turn for Labour

The boost for Mr Corbyn's party comes amid a gradual rise in Labour's polling numbers since the start of the campaign. People like me are always optimistic. A Press Association analysis of posts from the main official accounts between May 9 and May 1...

10 people seated on jury in Bill Cosby's sex assault trial 10 people seated on jury in Bill Cosby's sex assault trial

Then, all 80 were dismissed. A new jury pool will be summoned Wednesday, when lawyers return to seek the final juror and six alternates. Voir dire of the remaining 42 prospective jurors left over from Monday will continue in the morning before ...

Trump's message in Holocaust memorial guestbook draws criticism Trump's message in Holocaust memorial guestbook draws criticism

The president lit the memorial's eternal flame and laid a wreath, and spoke out against the atrocities committed during the Holocaust, calling it " the most savage crime against God and his children ". The centerpiece of Trump's address was reserved ...

One alcoholic drink a day 'can increase the risk of breast cancer' One alcoholic drink a day 'can increase the risk of breast cancer'

In the new report , researchers looked at 119 observational studies focused on breast cancer from around the world, analysing data from 12 million women total and around 260,000 cases of breast cancer. But the calculation might be different, Klein s...

'We prayed in the street' - SA priest on Manchester bomb attack

The disgusting terrorist attack left at least 22 people dead , majority under the age of 18, while over 50 others were injured. She told the BBC that since the appearance of her daughter's photo in the collage her phone hasn't stopped ringing.

WH Official: Congress Hearings Show No Trump Campaign-Russia Collusion

Brennan reiterated that the Central Intelligence Agency detected in 2016 possible signs of collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials. Brennan - a former analyst, versed in the recruitment of spies - cautioned that Russian attempts to...

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

Ms Neera Tanden, president of the Centre for American Progress, a Democratic think tank, also opposes Mr Lieberman, saying he lacks law enforcement experience and is close to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a former United States senator.

Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing

Former FBI Director James Comey is "not worried" about President Trump's suggestion that conversations between the two of them could have been taped, CNN reported Friday. Trump also tweeted earlier that "it is not possible for my surrogates to st...

Trump heads to Israel seeking Israel-Palestine deal

Rivlin echoed the hope for peace. It's been going on for a 100 years. JERUSALEM (AP) - President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with...

South Plainfield, Officers Pays Tribute to Fallen During National Police Week South Plainfield, Officers Pays Tribute to Fallen During National Police Week

Only six police officers have lost their lives protecting the Williamson County community, but the risk is always there. Williams formerly served as a police officer for the city of Brooksville and was a graduate of Hernando High School. Hundreds of ...

U.S. President Trump arrives in Israel on flight from Riyadh U.S. President Trump arrives in Israel on flight from Riyadh

But earlier in the day on Sunday, Netanyahu told a large crowd that Jerusalem will always be the capital of Israel. President Donald Trump's first visit to Israel is an opportunity to underscore that "the U.S. Trump's biggest priority is to "end th...

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