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World Nikol Pashinyan is the only candidate for PM
Author: 0 Nikol Pashinyan is the only candidate for PM

Note that the extension was agreed at today's meeting of the faction members with Pashinyan. All three parties have now declared support for Pashinyan's candidacy. The protesters are carrying national flags and chanting slogans. He pledged to do no "personnel purges" if he was elected prime minister. Since 13 April, tens of thousands have come out to the streets daily in what Pashinyan has called a "velvet revolution".

World Labour Day 2018 is celebrated in the Google Doodle for May 1
Author: 0 Labour Day 2018 is celebrated in the Google Doodle for May 1

May Day, as it is popularly known, is celebrated for workers and labourers. Many organisations, among them banks and insurance companies, laid off workers to contain surging wage bills and there are no indications that things are likely to improve any time soon.

World Why Facebook asked users if posts contained hate speech
Author: 0 Why Facebook asked users if posts contained hate speech

The question showed up underneath posts and included a prompt so users could flag the item as potential hate speech. Business Insider observed the glitch on one of our accounts. Would you consider the last thing you saw on Facebook to be hate speech? Facebook VP of product Guy Rosen said that the feature was a "bug" and a "test" that had been incorrectly applied to all posts, including Mark Zuckerberg's .

World Jose Mourinho unsure over Romelu Lukaku fitness for FA Cup final
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho unsure over Romelu Lukaku fitness for FA Cup final

Although the United boss is not yet sure of the extent of Lukaku's injury, he said the Belgium global may be unable to make May 19's final against former club Chelsea at Wembley. I wait a bit more", Mourinho said, when asked about the situation. And Mata was concerned about the 24-year-old being forced off, especially because of the impact he has had this season.

World E. coli outbreak affecting more people, states
Author: 0 E. coli outbreak affecting more people, states

On Wednesday, April 25, the CDC has revealed that 84 people have fallen victim to the deadly E. coli outbreak that has been carried by romaine lettuce. If you already have store bought romaine lettuce in your fridge, the CDC said you're better off not eating and throwing it away. So far, 46 people have been hospitalized, including 10 with kidney failure from this breakout.

World Iran, Turkey's Top Diplomats Hold Talks in Moscow
Author: 0 Iran, Turkey's Top Diplomats Hold Talks in Moscow

The United States is trying to divide Syria into parts. Western states blamed the Syrian government for the suspected chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburb town of Douma on April 7. He pointed out that the Saturday's sudden meeting between the foreign ministers of the three countries "comes when developments in Syria are not always positive".

World White House Releases Records Disputing Allegations Against Ronny Jackson
Author: 0 White House Releases Records Disputing Allegations Against Ronny Jackson

Tester said he had compiled accusations against Jackson based on more than 20 current and former military members. "Allegations made by Senator Jon Tester against Admiral/Doctor Ron Jackson are proving false", Mr. Tester did not immediately respond to a request for comment. White House officials say they are taking a new look at the way nominees' backgrounds are checked - and they believe they will persuade Trump to take additional time to ensure that a replacement is sufficiently vetted.

World Senate committee backs bill to protect special counsel Mueller in bipartisan vote
Author: 0 Senate committee backs bill to protect special counsel Mueller in bipartisan vote

In a 14-7 vote, four Republicans joined all the committee's Democrats in favoring the bill - including Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Jeff Flake of Arizona. A previous version of that amendment almost derailed committee passage of the bill, but Grassley was able to come to a compromise with Democrats to win their support.

World Armenia opposition leader meets Russian ambassador amid protests
Author: 0 Armenia opposition leader meets Russian ambassador amid protests

Former Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan was forced to resign Monday, in response to a series of protests triggered by his appointment as prime minister earlier this month, after he had already served as president for a decade. Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan , who led the demonstrations, is shaping up as the favourite to replace him. A candidate would need 53 votes to get elected.

World Trump Confirms Michael Cohen Represented Him During 'Crazy Stormy Daniels Deal'
Author: 0 Trump Confirms Michael Cohen Represented Him During 'Crazy Stormy Daniels Deal'

The admission and filing came ahead of the latest court hearing in Cohen's criminal case in NY on Thursday afternoon. For his part, Cohen has acknowledged paying Daniels , whose given name is Stephanie Clifford. Daniels's attorney, Michael Avenatti, said shortly after Trump's interview that this constitutes a " hugely damning admission ". Federal prosecutors cited comments Trump made to Fox News about Cohen on April 26.

World Asaram Bapu sentenced to life imprisonment by Jodhpur Trail Court
Author: 0 Asaram Bapu sentenced to life imprisonment by Jodhpur Trail Court

Following Asaram's conviction, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the places named after the godman would be rechristened. Asaram Trust spokesperson Neelam Dubey said they have "confidence in the judiciary" adding that they "will discuss with legal team and then decide the future course of action".

World May faces parliamentary revolt over post-Brexit customs union membership
Author: 0 May faces parliamentary revolt over post-Brexit customs union membership

May's inner circle thinks she could be forced to accept staying in the EU's customs union because Parliament will reject her plan to withdraw from it when the issue comes to a vote in the House of Commons, according to one official. Nevertheless, "the suspicion remains that May is actually less committed" to leaving the union than Downing Street suggests, says Politico's Jack Blanchard.

World Kaizer Chiefs appoint Malawian coach Mabedi for remainder of the season
Author: 0 Kaizer Chiefs appoint Malawian coach Mabedi for remainder of the season

Chiefs Football Manager Bobby Motaung confirmed on Sunday that Komphela had quit with immediate effect and said it was best for the team right now. Although the club understood the fans' frustration that they lost the match, "venting frustration through rampant thuggery is totally unacceptable".

World Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response
Author: 0 Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response

Even then, France wants to start working "right now" on resuming the political process aimed at ending the conflict in Syria , officials said Saturday after Western powers carried out what it called "legitimate" military strikes against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

World 20-year-old Gaza Palestinian dies of Israeli gunfire wounds
Author: 0 20-year-old Gaza Palestinian dies of Israeli gunfire wounds

Besides his Hamas affiliation, al-Batsh was also a cousin of Khaled al-Batsh, a senior official in the Islamic Jihad militant group, who accused Mossad of the assassination, without providing evidence. The Malaysian deputy prime minister said that his government was investigating the possible involvement of "foreign agents" in the assassination. Fadi al-Batsh, a 35-year-old Palestinian academic and member of Hamas, was instantly killed by the unknown attackers in a residential neighbourhood ...

Author: 0 Opposition parties give notice for impeachment of CJI, Jaitley calls it 'threat

Other opposition parties in support of the motion are the CPI, CPI (M), the SP, the NCP, the BSP and the IUML. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. In fact, the impeachment proposal was revived within hours of the Judge Loya judgment, though it took one day to file it with the Chairman of Rajya Sabha .

World The Irish deadlock pushes Brexit negotiations off track
Author: 0 The Irish deadlock pushes Brexit negotiations off track

The EU wants to present an agreed solution on the issue to a summit meeting of European leaders in June. The Telegraph's source is quoted as saying that it was made clear that "none of the UK's customs options will work", as part of a "detailed and forensic rebuttal".

World Grassley pitch on bill protecting Mueller: it's not about Trump
Author: 0 Grassley pitch on bill protecting Mueller: it's not about Trump

We know that Trump already has tried to fire him, twice, but been talked out of it. Their legislation would only allow the special counsel to be removed for "cause" and only by a senior official in the Justice Department. "Given the number of times in recent days the President has tweeted or spoken directly or indirectly in ways that I think threaten the investigation led by Special Counsel Mueller".

World Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle at UK's highest court
Author: 0 Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle at UK's highest court

Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, have been fighting a legal battle to move their 23-month-old son, who suffers from a degenerative neurological condition, to a the Italian capital for treatment. Media reports on Thursday indicated that Alfie's parents have asked the Supreme Court to reconsider the issue. It is a piece of common law which probably dates back to Anglo-Saxon times.

World Oldest Inmate Executed for the Bombing Death of Federal Judge
Author: 0 Oldest Inmate Executed for the Bombing Death of Federal Judge

Moody's simmering anger toward the courts built until, authorities said, he mailed out four pipe bombs in 1989. Moody, he added, fits the definition of a psychopath. "He was a great judge, a great lawyer before that, and a great father", he said earlier as the execution loomed. Vance's son, Robert Vance Jr., now a circuit judge in Jefferson County and Democratic candidate for chief justice in Alabama, said it's important that people remember how his father lived, not just how he died.

World Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign for allegedly disrupting 2016 election
Author: 0 Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign for allegedly disrupting 2016 election

The lawsuit accuses Russian intelligence services of hacking into the DNC computers and with the help of WikiLeaks distributed the stolen information to disrupt the election. The lawsuit echoes a similar suit filed by the Democratic Party in 1972 against President Richard Nixon in the wake of the Watergate scandal, seeking $US1 million in damages after a break-in to the Democratic headquarters in the Watergate Building.