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People Hungarian Prime Minister's White House Visit Draws Criticism
Author: 0 Hungarian Prime Minister's White House Visit Draws Criticism

The identity of a nation and a civilization is mostly reflected by and centered on culture, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said here on Tuesday during the inauguration of the National Museum Restoration and Storage Centre. "Under Orban, the election process has become less competitive and the judiciary is increasingly controlled by the state". "Pardavi says the Orban government has been passing laws that have no place in a democracy".

People Iran convicts national over
Author: 0 Iran convicts national over "spying" for Britain

Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili told reporters at a press conference on Monday that the woman had been "in charge of the Iran desk" of the British Council , a cultural organisation, and confessed to "cooperating" with United Kingdom intelligence officials.

People Pompeo to discuss Iran deal with Russians today
Author: 0 Pompeo to discuss Iran deal with Russians today

Pompeo warned Russian Federation not to meddle in the USA presidential election next year, calling on Moscow "to demonstrate that these types of activities are a thing of the past". "The Trump Administration has been clear - we do not recognize Russia's attempted annexation of Crimea". The U.S. Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid escalating tensions with Iran.

People May and her Brexit deal face moment of truth next month
Author: 0 May and her Brexit deal face moment of truth next month

A Downing Street spokesman said last night's talks between Mrs May and Mr Corbyn were "both useful and constructive" and senior figures from both parties would meet again today. "We believe that a customs union-based deal with Labour will very likely lose the support of Conservative MPs, like us, who backed the Withdrawal Agreement in March (in many cases very reluctantly), and you be unlikely to gain as many Labour MPs to compensate", they said.

People San Francisco bans use of facial recognition technology by police
Author: 0 San Francisco bans use of facial recognition technology by police

He told NPR, "I think the technology is extremely invasive and deeply flawed.so I think it makes sense that San Francisco would move to ban it, and if they succeed I think that hopefully this lays the groundwork for broader regulation of the technology when it's used by police".

People Wife’s Dead Body Found In Car Driven By Oklahoma Man
Author: 0 Wife’s Dead Body Found In Car Driven By Oklahoma Man

The next morning, 70-year-old Rodney Puckett is seen using a luggage cart to move the body of 74-year-old Linda Puckett, said Sgt. Kristie Barnette, a police spokeswoman in Eloy, where Rodney Puckett was later arrested. The alert was canceled after he was discovered in a Kansas jail on a complaint of eluding officers, per KFOR . Puckett was being held at the Pinal County Jail on a charge of abandonment or concealment of a body.

Author: 0 Trump defends China tariffs and claims 'great patriot farmers' will reap benefits

Republican Sen. Roy Blunt told VOA, "If there's a trade fight worth having, it's a trade fight with China. You had a great deal, nearly completed, & you backed out!" he tweeted on Monday. "The sentiment out in farm country is getting grimmer by the day", said John Heisdorffer, the chairman of the American Soybean Association. "We have to be allowed to make up some of the tremendous ground we have lost to China on Trade since the ridiculous one sided formation of the WTO", he said.

People Sri Lanka imposes curfew after anti-Muslim hate attacks
Author: 0 Sri Lanka imposes curfew after anti-Muslim hate attacks

Sri Lankan authorities say most of the 150 people suspected to have been linked to last month's attacks have died or been arrested but many still fear that the government has not caught all potential militants. Muslims huddled in the mosque for safety and requested that police fire their guns in the air to disperse the mob, but police refused, saying that the mob wanted to inspect the mosque for weapons.

People Weiner Leaves Halfway House Where Held For Underage Sexting
Author: 0 Weiner Leaves Halfway House Where Held For Underage Sexting

Weiner attempted a political comeback in 2013 and ran for mayor of NY, but revelations that he had continued sending explicit messages doomed his campaign. It wasn't the first time Weiner had been caught acting inappropriately. A second sexting scandal unfolded in the midst of his failed 2013 run for mayor of NY (bear in mind, he was at the time married to Huma Abedin , the glamorous Hillary Clinton aide), with salacious details that included his nom-de-sexting was "Carlos Danger".

People Michigan Senate votes to ban abortion procedure
Author: 0 Michigan Senate votes to ban abortion procedure

At the end of the day, the law is fully about stripping women of their bodily rights . Jameela Jamil is joining the fight against Georgia's new abortion law - by sharing her own experiences. Those performing abortions would be committing a felony, punishable by 10 to 99 years in prison, although a woman who receives an abortion would not be held criminally liable.

People Iran's aggression threatens the world, not just the Gulf
Author: 0 Iran's aggression threatens the world, not just the Gulf

Jordan on Tuesday condemned the reported explosive-laden drone attack that struck two oil pumping stations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , affiliated with oil giant Aramco. Neither Saudi Arabia nor the UAE have publicly blamed Iran for the attack so far. A US official in Washington, without offering any evidence, told the AP that an American military team's initial assessment indicated Iran or Iranian allies used explosives to blow holes in the ships.

People Giuliani cancels trip to Ukraine, denounces ‘enemies’ of the U.S. in Kiev
Author: 0 Giuliani cancels trip to Ukraine, denounces ‘enemies’ of the U.S. in Kiev

Giuliani, according to a person familiar with the conversations. "I'm not gonna go", he said, "because I think I'm walking into a group of people that are enemies of the President, in some cases enemies of the United States and, in one case, an already convicted person who has been found to be involved in assisting the Democrats with the 2016 election".

People Panel, Trump Jr. agree to interview
Author: 0 Panel, Trump Jr. agree to interview

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr issued a subpoena Thursday for the eldest Trump son to return to Capitol Hill to discuss his original testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Trump Jr. first testified before the committee about such questions in December 2017. "If I were Donald Trump Jr.'s lawyer, I would tell him you don't need to go back into this environment anymore", Graham said .

People Barr Tabs Special Prosecutor to Look Into Origins of Russia Hoax
Author: 0 Barr Tabs Special Prosecutor to Look Into Origins of Russia Hoax

Durham, the US attorney in CT, has been tapped by the nation's chief law enforcement officer to dig into the probe's inception, The New York Times reported Monday night, citing two individuals familiar with the matter. I am not suggesting those rules were violated, but I think it is important to look at that. While Durham has been appointed to this special investigative assignment, he is notably not a special counsel, a role that would come with increased authority.

Author: 0 Trump Says He’s ‘Proud’ of Barr for Investigating Mueller Probe’s Origin

Mueller did not find a criminal conspiracy between the campaign and the Kremlin. "You know what? I am so proud of our attorney general that he is looking into it". "There is a substantial investigation, which as I understand it, is nearing completion, being conducted by the Justice Department Inspector General", Clapper said .

People No tsunami threat after power quake hits PNG
Author: 0 No tsunami threat after power quake hits PNG

Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said: 'Hazardous tsunami waves from this quake are possible within 1,000km of the epicentre along the coasts of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands'. A 7.5-magnitude quake hit the rugged highlands region in February 2018 that triggered landslides, burying homes and killing at least 125 people. There are regular earthquakes in the country, which sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire - a hotspot for seismic activity due to friction between ...

People Texas Officer Shoots, Kills Woman Heard On Video Claiming She’s Pregnant
Author: 0 Texas Officer Shoots, Kills Woman Heard On Video Claiming She’s Pregnant

A Houston-area police officer fatally shot a woman who told him she was pregnant after she wrestled his Taser away from him and used it on him Monday night. In the video, the woman is heard saying: "You're actually harassing me" and "I'm actually walking to my house". Police are searching for the person who recorded the video, with Dorris denouncing the action.

People Trump Administration Awaits China's Response After Tariff Spike
Author: 0 Trump Administration Awaits China's Response After Tariff Spike

The rates of additional tariffs on some of the products will now be increased to 25%, 20%, and 10%. "This just got messier and more expensive to the global economy and until we get break here, markets are going to be under pressure", said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at National Securities in NY.

People Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority
Author: 0 Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority

Sudan 's protesters say they will not cede ground to the military rulers and have vowed to continue their demonstrations outside the army headquarters until all their demands are met. On Saturday, the Alliance for Freedom and Change - an umbrella for the protest movement - said the generals had invited it for a new round of talks after several days of deadlock.

People UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip
Author: 0 UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip

Guterres plans to spend three days in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight the problems of climate change. Countries vowed under the 2015 Paris climate agreement to try to limit a rise in global warming even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

People Moonquakes are causing the moon to shrink over time
Author: 0 Moonquakes are causing the moon to shrink over time

NASA says the moon is shrinking and it may be creating so-called " moonquakes ". Only 12 humans, all male, have ever walked on the moon and they were all American, according to Bettina Inclán, NASA Communications Director. The relatively small size of the Moon's fault scarps is in line with the more subtle contraction expected from a partially molten scenario. This rules out the possibility of asteroid impacts or rumblings from the moon's interior.

People Two more bodies found in German crossbow deaths case
Author: 0 Two more bodies found in German crossbow deaths case

Arrows were found in the bodies of three people found dead in the southern German city of Passau on Saturday, police confirmed. They are investigating possible links to the three people found dead at the hotel Passau, almost 700 kilometres away near the Austrian border, on Saturday.

People Kashmir observes shutdown against rape of 3-year old girl
Author: 0 Kashmir observes shutdown against rape of 3-year old girl

Officials said that a youth who has been identified as Asif Ahmad Wani, resident of New Colony Harran Ganderbal was arrested on Tuesday after being accused of rape of a minor. The Srinagar-Baramulla stretch of the National Highway-44 was blocked at several places and stones were thrown at both private vehicles and those carrying security forces.

People Brexit Party Peterborough by-election candidate Mike Green in awkward Radio 4 interview
Author: 0 Brexit Party Peterborough by-election candidate Mike Green in awkward Radio 4 interview

Priti Patel, a former Cabinet Minister who is critical of the withdrawal agreement as it stands, labelled the campaign "desperate" and "appalling" and an attempt to undermine Prime Minister Theresa May's critics. Ms. Nigel Farage's Brexit Party would be able to secure more votes in a general election than the governing Conservative Party , a new poll has concluded.

People Bernie Sanders, AOC unveil Loan Shark Prevention Act
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders, AOC unveil Loan Shark Prevention Act

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused banks of acting as "modern-day loan sharks" and called on Congress to enact a federal limit of 15% on credit card interest rates . This election cycle, Biden is facing a lot more competition from progressive candidates than he did in 2016 when he lost the nomination to eventual-candidate Hillary Clinton.

People Jimmy Carter Breaks Hip at Home, Undergoes Surgery
Author: 0 Jimmy Carter Breaks Hip at Home, Undergoes Surgery

The release said Carter's main concern is he hasn't reached his limit on turkeys with the season coming to a close May 15. "Praying President Carter has a strong recovery as he was coming to hunt with us this morning for the final week of turkey season", Tyler said.

Author: 0 Underwater explorers say they've found plastic in deep ocean trench

Details of his trip were released on Monday. Since our dives don't have near the physical trauma associated with extreme mountain climbing, I do believe what Sir Hillary and Tenzing did was more overall more hard and certainly intense. The Five Deeps is the underwater equivalent of climbing the Seven Summits, which is reaching the tallest peaks on all seven continents. "Those maps, once we've processed them and cleaned them up, they will get put on online repositories, so they will be made ...

People WhatsApp security breach installed Israeli spyware onto phones
Author: 0 WhatsApp security breach installed Israeli spyware onto phones

The vulnerability affects both Android and iOS devices, and does not need the recipient to actually pick up the call for the spyware to be installed. "We believe an attacker tried (and was blocked by WhatsApp) to exploit it as recently as yesterday to target a human rights lawyer", the lab said .

People Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scheme
Author: 0 Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scheme

According to the The Los Angeles Times , prosecutors will recommend a sentence at the low end of guidelines that call for four to 10 months in prison based on Huffman's plea deal and federal sentencing guidelines, but Huffman's attorneys have a right to argue for an even lower sentence.

People United States lawsuit accuses drugs firms of inflating costs
Author: 0 United States lawsuit accuses drugs firms of inflating costs

But in a statement Sunday in response to a "60 Minutes" report about the investigation and lawsuit, the Association for Accessible Medicines, an industry group, said it and generic-drug companies "are committed to supporting policies that promote competition and help speed the availability of generic and biosimilar medicines to patients".

People 5 dead, 10 hospitalized after midair collision over Alaska
Author: 0 5 dead, 10 hospitalized after midair collision over Alaska

Princess Cruises said in a statement sighted by Fox News that the larger plane-a de Havilland Otter-was carrying 10 cruise guests and a pilot, on an excursion sold through the cruise line. A spokeswoman for PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center told AP one patient is in critical condition, three are in good condition and the others are in fair condition.

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