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Iraq rivals jostle for power after Sadr's shock win

His spokesman, Saleh al-Obeidi, said in an interview in Baghdad on Tuesday that Mr. Sadr's movement is seeking allies who agree to its three-plank manifesto - ending the practice of awarding ministries on sectarian quotas, fighting corruption and a...

Robert Mueller had authority to prosecute Paul Manafort: judge

Jackson said the Manafort prosecution falls squarely within the mandate of Mueller, whose May 2017 appointment order directs him to investigate links or coordination between Russian Federation and people associated with Trump's campaign. Later that d...

OPEC to Focus on Oil inventory While Others Debate Iran Sanctions Impact

Investors also drew attention to statements by Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih about their readiness to ensure the stability of the oil market after the US decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran. The contract fell 1.2% on Monday. ...

Sports Gambling is Legal, So Now What?

The overall sports betting market is estimated at $150 billion, according to the American Gaming Association. Shares of casino and racing facility operators also rose. "Which is with cryptocurrencies, my friend knows I'm obsessed with them, but it'...

Germany's Zverev beats Canada's Shapovalov in Madrid Open semis

The 19-year-old Canadian will crack the top 30 when the updated ATP world rankings are released. Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Incidentally, the World No. 7 Austrian thus becomes th...

China tests carrier of its own design

The new ship will be the second aircraft carrier in the expanding Chinese Navy. Besides India, the US, Russia, the UK, France, Italy, Thailand and China operate a total of 18 aircraft carriers. And the US Navy's newest warship - the USS Gerald R Ford...

Dame Tessa Jowell: New Labour minister who became London 2012 political champion

A statement by her family said it was "with great sadness and an enormous sense of loss" that they announced the news of her death. As Culture Secretary, she convinced Blair to push for the Olympic games, which proved a person triumph for her when ...

ISIL sympathizer likely behind church attacks

As Indonesia is mostly Muslim-majority country is facing resurgence of Islamist militancy in recent months. This is a developing story. The attacks come several days after five Indonesian police officers and a prisoner were killed in clashes th...

New Fissure Opens Downrift Of Leilani Estates

The U.S. Geological Survey said a recent lowering of the lava lake at the volcano's Halemaumau crater "has raised the potential for explosive eruptions" at the volcano. Babb said the fissure is about eight-tenths of a mile east of the Puna Geothermal...

Candidate for Maryland governor dies unexpectedly

Baltimore County police released this statement about the 60-year-old politician, who was running as a Democratic candidate for Maryland governor. He was transported by ambulance to St. In a statement, Ben Jealous - who is the former national pres...

'Everyone thinks' I deserve Nobel Prize

Mr Trump would be in line for the Nobel Peace Prize if he can fix the agreement , the Foreign Secretary said as he urged him not to pull out of the long-fought for accord. Kim Jong Un recently became the first ruler of North Korea to officially v...

Mormon Church severs century old partnership with Boy Scouts

While most of the re-branding and changes will rollout in early 2019, several Cub Scout groups across the nation have opted to participate in an "Early Adopter Program" which is allowing girls to join immediately. The Church removed 185,000 boys ...

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns after assault claims

Considering how many women Schneiderman is accused of abusing, "look out" may have been some very timely advice. Cox added: "It begs the question of who in New York Democratic circles knew about this, and did he decline to prosecute Governor Cu...

Sessions Talks 'Zero Tolerance' Policy at Border

The administration has "zero tolerance" for lawbreakers at the border. Sessions said that if people like the heckler "don't like what we do, call your congressman to change the law". At a hearing in San Diego last week, a Trump administration lawye...

'US Embassy' Road Signs Installed in Jerusalem

With just ten days left until the USA embassy in Israel is moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman commented on the upcoming event during an interview with Hadashot on Saturday. "No one gave us our country on a s...

Blankenship bid divides West Virginia, as GOP primary rivals praise Trump intervention

Mr. Morrissey seized to the president's no announcement at a tweet of his own, saying Mr. Blankenship would-be an "disaster" at the general election. "It's really sad that the pressure on the president and the misinformation and the untruths he's b...

Melania Goes For Power Combo At Initiative Unveiling

Her new awareness campaign, called " Be Best ", is dedicated to children's well-being , cyberbullying and opioid abuse . Former first lady Michelle Obama made efforts toward improving child education, poverty and nutrition. "I want to nurture and...

Jordan drawn alongside Australia for 2019 Asian Cup

I'm sure Zaccheroni will bring a good defensive structure to their game, which I feel they need. The draw can be a tricky affair, and that is why the likes of Chhetri, Phil Younghusband (Philippines), former Manchester City and China star Sun Jihai...

Anti-Putin leader Alexei Navalny one of 1600 arrested

Navalny was detained in Moscow where he was attending a demonstration organised by him against the inauguration of the Russian president. Thousands took part in the rally in Moscow's Pushkinskaya Square, where some protesters were detained ...

Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

The sudden decision guarantees the team a medal, as a third-place match will not be held at the World Team Table Tennis Championships now under way in Sweden. This is Table Tennis history so we are very happy. The South Korean players are: Jeon J...

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Candidate for Maryland governor dies unexpectedly

Baltimore County police released this statement about the 60-year-old politician, who was running as a Democratic candidate for Maryland governor. He was transported by ambulanc...

'Everyone thinks' I deserve Nobel Prize

Mr Trump would be in line for the Nobel Peace Prize if he can fix the agreement , the Foreign Secretary said as he urged him not to pull out of the long-fought for accord. Kim J...

Mormon Church severs century old partnership with Boy Scouts

While most of the re-branding and changes will rollout in early 2019, several Cub Scout groups across the nation have opted to participate in an "Early Adopter Program" which is ...

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns after assault claims

Considering how many women Schneiderman is accused of abusing, "look out" may have been some very timely advice. Cox added: "It begs the question of who in New York Democrati...

Sessions Talks 'Zero Tolerance' Policy at Border

The administration has "zero tolerance" for lawbreakers at the border. Sessions said that if people like the heckler "don't like what we do, call your congressman to change the l...

'US Embassy' Road Signs Installed in Jerusalem

With just ten days left until the USA embassy in Israel is moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman commented on the upcoming event during an ...

Blankenship bid divides West Virginia, as GOP primary rivals praise Trump intervention

Mr. Morrissey seized to the president's no announcement at a tweet of his own, saying Mr. Blankenship would-be an "disaster" at the general election. "It's really sad that the pr...

Melania Goes For Power Combo At Initiative Unveiling

Her new awareness campaign, called " Be Best ", is dedicated to children's well-being , cyberbullying and opioid abuse . Former first lady Michelle Obama made efforts toward im...

Jordan drawn alongside Australia for 2019 Asian Cup

I'm sure Zaccheroni will bring a good defensive structure to their game, which I feel they need. The draw can be a tricky affair, and that is why the likes of Chhetri, Phil Young...

Anti-Putin leader Alexei Navalny one of 1600 arrested

Navalny was detained in Moscow where he was attending a demonstration organised by him against the inauguration of the Russian president. Thousands took part in the rally i...

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Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

The sudden decision guarantees the team a medal, as a third-place match will not be held at the World Team Table Tennis Championships now under way in Sweden. This is Table Ten...

Corrected: US judge questions special counsel's powers in Manafort case

Corrected: US judge questions special counsel's powers in Manafort case

Manafort has pleaded not guilty to both indictments. "You really care about getting information Mr. Manafort can give you that would reflect on Mr. Trump and lead to his prosecut...

Republicans Nominate Trump for 2018 Noble Peace Prize

Republicans Nominate Trump for 2018 Noble Peace Prize

The president's fans clearly feel the same, with the crowd at a rally in MI last Saturday chanting "Nobel, Nobel" as the president discussed the situation in North Korea . Senate...

Central American migrants from 'caravan' have entered US

Central American migrants from 'caravan' have entered US

More than 100 members of the caravan, most from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, have been camped in the square near the entrance of the San Ysidro pedestrian bridge from Mexic...

000 calls hit by Telstra cable lightning strike

000 calls hit by Telstra cable lightning strike

UPDATE 9.20AM: TELSTRA has revealed a lightning strike is the cause of a major service outage across the country today . "We're working to restore services ASAP and are sorry fo...