New French President ‘Will Not Recognise Palestine’ - By Middle East Monitor
Last rebels to leave Syria’s Homs aboard buses: Official. Homs Governor Talal Barazi told reporters that in the coming hours "al-Waer will be empty of all militants and weapons"
'A lot of money! Big dollars!' and 'Jobs, jobs, jobs!'. Trump team delivers $350 BILLION in new long-term business for U.S. companies as Saudis snap up defense equipment.
US Strike Group Headed by USS Ronald Reagan Begins Patrol in Indo-Asia-Pacific. The US Navy Carrier Strike Group 5, comprising the USS Ronald Reagan, has left Japan for routine patrol in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, the Pacific Fleet said in a press release on Tuesday.
Yesterday Puerto Rico kicked off the biggest bankruptcy case in America’s history. Public-sector debts total almost $74bn (around 100% of GNP). The territory’s politicians have made it clear for years that it cannot pay up, but a change in American law was needed to offer an escape route. Working out which of Puerto Rico’s creditors take priority will now bring a protracted legal battle, writes our U S economics editor
Heartbreak for Senators as Penguins win in 2OT to advance to Stanley Cup. Will host Game 1 of final against Nashville on Monday
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Predators vs Ducks game 6 result. Colton Sissons scored a hat-trick leading Nashville to a 6-3 win. The Predators win the series 4-2 and will play in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history.
Gold medal game - Canada vs Sweden result. Nick Backstrom scored the shootout winner as Sweden beat Canada 2-1 to win the tournament.
MLS: Whitecaps vs Sporting Kansas City result Techera and Tim Parker scored leading Vancouver to a 2-0 win against the top team in the western conference. The Whitecaps have won three of their last four games. Listen to sports at :15 and :45..
Senators find their offence in easy rout of Penguins. Ottawa scores 4 goals in 1st period to take 2-1 series lead
Last surviving Dionne quintuplets hope to preserve childhood home. Sisters want government money to keep museum running, maintain symbol of their struggle..
Roger Moore, best known for his portrayal of British superspy James Bond, passed away Tuesday. Here's what he was doing later in life, and what his family is saying to his fans. Read More
Pippa Middleton, sister of Duchess of Cambridge, marries at almost-royal event. Kate Middleton’s younger sister, hedge fund manager James Matthews announced engagement last July
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Commission on missing, murdered Indigenous women has become a fortress of bureaucratic incompetence -- Sat, 20 May 2017 05:00:00 EDT -- The commission cranks out sensitive-sounding, culturally appropriate news releases, but doesn’t seem terribly interested in, or very good, at actually speaking to the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women, which is, after all, its main job.
'Something more happened': First Nations question police investigation after 6th river death - First Nations in northern Ontario are pooling their money to hire a private investigator as their frustration with police grows after the death of an Indigenous girl and the disappearance of an Indigenous boy this month in Thunder Bay. Read More
Syrian troops recapture 12 settlements east of Aleppo - SANA World - May 28, 7:09 UTC+3 BEIRUT - The troops now move toward Maskanah, a town some 100 kilometres (62 miles) southeast of Aleppo that remains the last outpost of the IS in the region.
Money, access and security main challenges to averting famine in Somalia: experts. ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Prompt humanitarian action has kept drought-ridden Somalia from sliding into famine so far but more resources, better security and increased access to remote areas are needed to bring the country back from the brink, experts said on Tuesday.
Trump seeks to slash $3.6 trillion of spending in austere budget. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump wants lawmakers to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade, taking aim in an austere budget unveiled on Tuesday at healthcare and fomod assistance programs for the poor while boosting the military.
How does an America with no middle class look like? Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects top two jobs for the next decade will pay roughly $20,000 a year. Approval rating of Congress at 10 percent. In comparison, Americans approved of BP’s handling of the Gulf oil crisis at a 16 percent rate.
Retail bounces back as shoppers defy squeeze
Retail sales staged a surprise revival in April as shoppers shrugged off growing concerns about rising inflation and a slowing economy
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Global stock markets were lower this morning after the next turn in the chaos facing President Donald Trump’s White House. Former FBI Director Bob Mueller was appointed late Wednesday as special counsel to oversee the agency’s Russian investigation (CNBC)