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Jakarta votes for governor after divisive campaign

A simple majority will decide the victor of the April 19 vote. The loser can contest the results in the Constitutional Court, which could prolong political uncertainty for weeks. The allegations drew hundreds of thousands of conservative Muslims onto the streets of Jakarta in major protests, and led to Purnama being put on trial for blasphemy in a case critics see as politically motivated. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tillerson, Russia's foreign minister discuss Syria strike

Nikki Haley said the removal of al-Assad, removing Iranian influence in Syria and defeating the Islamic State terrorist group are the priorities for the US President. and European Union sanctions. Tillerson stopped short of accusing the Russians of complicity. He said on Twitter that the "conditions for negotiations in Moscow were even worse than (former Secretary of State John) Kerry's times". Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea celebrates 'Day of the Sun' with defiant show of might

North Korea celebrates 'Day of the Sun' with defiant show of might

The model, also known as a KN-15 missile, is an upgraded version of an SLBM. Air China and North Korea's Air Koryo are the only two airlines serving that route, with the latter operating on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Saturday's holiday, known as the Day of the Sun, normally includes an enormous military parade and synchronized public performances, sometimes involving tens of thousands of people. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bill Wiggin welcomes snap general election

She told The Sun she made a decision to reverse earlier pledges not to go to the country early because she wanted to be able to go into Brexit negotiations with the "backing of the British people" as her "very clear mandate". "If you look at the timetable, had the election been in 2020 we would have been coming up to the most crucial part of the negotiations, at the end of the negotiations, in what would be starting to be the run-up to a general election", May said in an interview with the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn

White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn

It was reportedly sponsored by an alt-right website. "How are white people more racially oppressed than black people?" An attorney is asking a federal court to clear the way for a white nationalist to speak at Auburn University. Spencer's supporters occasionally chanted, "Let him speak" when he was interrupted. Jewish students and locals are trying not to give Spencer any more attention than necessary, but other groups are planning to respond more directly to his planned appearance. Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook murder suspect remains at large as police ask public for help

Facebook murder suspect remains at large as police ask public for help

Police say Stephens was spotted just after 11 a.m. Tuesday morning by an alert citizen near the intersection of Buffalo Road and Downing Avenue in Erie County, Pennsylvania. "He was definitely one in a million", said another daughter, Debbie Godwin. Investigators said that Godwin was the only victim so far linked to Stephens, despite his claim on Facebook that he killed over a dozen people. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Demonstrations against the outcome of a referendum expanding the president's powers are continuing in Istanbul, where protesters are demanding the resignation of the election board that has refused to void the vote. US President Donald Trump congratulated Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on his referendum campaign in a phone call late Monday and vowed close cooperation on Syria, Iraq and the fight against Kurdish militants, Turkish presidential sources said. Consulte Mais Informação

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B.C. NDP call Liberal attacks on platform financing 'fearmongering'

B.C. NDP call Liberal attacks on platform financing 'fearmongering'

New Democrat Leader John Horgan says he's not anxious about Christy Clark's B.C. Liberals attacking the economics of his campaign platform, which contains big promises including $10-a-day child care and eliminating bridge tolls. All good things for everyone, though he said he won't lose focus on his responsibilities to Sooke as well. By investing in tomorrow's workforce, Horgan says they'll fill the 96,000 jobs they'll create with school, hospital, highway and home construction. Consulte Mais Informação

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Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election in 2018

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election in 2018

I have the full support of Speaker (Paul) Ryan to continue as Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee. "I may run again for public office", he added, "but not in 2018". "I trust you to find the best person to serve", Chaffetz wrote. John Curtis, mayor of Provo, said Chaffetz's announcement is "pause for thought" and he is discussing a run at the seat with family and friends. Consulte Mais Informação

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Victoria Beckham Beams as She Receives OBE From Prince William

Victoria Beckham Beams as She Receives OBE From Prince William

Previous year she also created a sell-out cosmetics collection for Estée Lauder. After she was given the award, she publicly stated, "I'm proud to be British". "She is especially thrilled that her philanthropic work as a UNAIDS goodwill ambassador, creating a voice and awareness for women with HIV that suffer prejudice and discrimination has been recognised in this way", the source continued. Consulte Mais Informação

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