Gianforte wins Montana vote despite 'body slam' charge

Gianforte beat Democrat Rob Quist , a banjo player and first-time candidate who had focussed his campaign on criticism of the Republican effort to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's healthcare law. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin said Gianforte was charged with a misdemeanor instead of a felony because no weapon was used and Jacobs was not seriously injured.

Ferrari shows the pace at Monaco GP as Mercedes struggles

Ferrari shows the pace at Monaco GP as Mercedes struggles

In traditional Monaco fashion, there will be no running on Friday before FP3 and qualifying taking place on Saturday. "I've really enjoyed practice, both the long and short runs. The German's time was 0.487sec faster than the second-fastest lap from Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo . The Mercedes team expressed concern before the weekend began that their vehicle, with the longest wheel-base of all, would struggle for agility around the demanding and technical corners.

President Rouhani Urges Closer Iran-Russia-Turkey Ties

Telling allies that Iran is the source of problems "would mean that we have to start coming in and using our military power to settle scores". Rouhani added: "Our missiles are for peace, not for attack". "The Islamic Republic is ready to cooperate in every way with other countries, including France, to fight terrorism and solve the Syrian crisis", stated Rouhani during a talk with French President Macron, quoted by Iranian news agency IRNA.

Trump meets his match in handshake showdown with Macron

The French president, in a dark suit and blue tie, gripped Donald's right hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white. This is the first time the two leaders are meeting, they'll dine on tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella, veal filet with potatoes, tri-colored vegetables, and a duo of Belgian chocolate mousse .

Saudis, Russia Commit To 9-Month Oil Cuts, Goldman Sees $57 Price

The global benchmark for crude oil was up $1.25, of 2.5 percent on the day, at $52.10 a barrel. Oil traders were surprised by the strong wording of the announcement, though it remained to be seen whether all countries participating in the deal would agree with the Saudi-Russian stance when they meet to decide policy on May 25 in Vienna.

Indian Army foils attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team, two militants killed

Indian Army foils attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team, two militants killed

Pakistan's 647 Mujahid Battalion had targeted the Indian posts firing four rounds of rocket-propelled grenades and three to four bursts of automatic weapons on the Indian post Kripan-1, manned by the BSF's 200 Battalion. The encounter is still underway at the LoC. BAT has attacked Indian personnel and posts several times andeven beheaded and mutilated Indian soldiers' bodies.