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First public hearing to be on May 15: Int'l Court of Justice

Meanwhile, the Pakistan army said it will respond at an "appropriate level" to any query by the ICJ on the death sentence to Jadhav on charges of spying. He said "the process is continuing within the army over the decision by the (military) court against Jadhav". Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa ratified Jadhav's sentencing by the Field General Court Martial (FGCM).


Poll Finds Split Reactions Over Firing Of FBI Director James Comey

Poll Finds Split Reactions Over Firing Of FBI Director James Comey

Trump sent a letter to Comey on Tuesday informing him of his termination. "The president knew that Director Comey was not up to the task". "And we think that we've actually, by removing Director Comey, taken steps to make that happen". Comey first heard of his firing from TV reports . Thursday: "He had already made that decision". I mean, I think the American people want an independent accounting.



Australian business hit by global cyber attack

Cyber security experts rushed to restore systems on Saturday after an unprecedented global wave of cyberattacks that struck targets ranging from Russia's banks to British hospitals and a French carmaker's factories. "The problem is the larger organizations are still running on old, no longer supported operating systems", said Lawrence Abrams, a New York-based blogger who runs BleepingComputer.com.


Iraqi forces gain foothold in Mosul after new push

Iraqi forces gain foothold in Mosul after new push

The Trump administration is poised to double down on US commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan, all but ensuring continued American military involvement in both countries for years to come . Rasool said Iraqi forces rescued 1,000 families on Thursday. Iraq's military does not release casualty information for its forces. Thousands of USA troops began returning to Iraq in 2015, in an effort to support Iraqi and Kurdish forces battling to roll back ISIS control in the country's north, centered on ...



Pope Canonizes Two Child Visionaries in Fátima, Portugal

The apparitions continued once a month until October 13, 1917, and later were declared worthy of belief by the Catholic Church. One of the highlights of Pope Francis pilgrimage was the Solemn Mass on Saturday, when he canonized two of the visionaries of Fatima, Francisco and Jacinta Marto.



Sad Mother's Day for family of slain Ohio nurse's aide

The body of Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric DiSario was escorted from Licking County to Columbus on Saturday. Disario headed the Kirkersville Police Department for only about three weeks, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said.