Ethiopia's Tedros becomes first African to head WHO

The agency said Dr Tedros had led a "comprehensive reform effort " of Ethiopia's health system, creating health centres and jobs. Nominated by the Ethiopian government, Tedros, as he is reportedly known as, will take charge in July, for a five-year... More..

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US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

North Korea this year has conducted a series of missile tests as it strives to build an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the United States. " I can't imagine what they're going to say if i...More..

Clarksville public pools open on Memorial Day weekend
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Clarksville public pools open on Memorial Day weekend

Northwest Pool will be open 1-5 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Public skate hours at the Roosevelt Ice Arena change on June 1 until August 31 to 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Swim Lessons are offered to ages ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom becomes first African to head WHO

The agency said Dr Tedros had led a "comprehensive reform effort " of Ethiopia's health system, creating health centres and jobs. As well as serving as Ethiopia's foreign affairs and health ministers , he's a...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Pope Francis gifts Trump his book on climate change

At the end of the private meeting , the Pope gave Mr Trump a small sculptured olive tree and told him through the interpreter that it symbolised peace. The meeting was ultimately considered a success followi...More..

Donald Trump praises Emmanuel Macron's
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Donald Trump praises Emmanuel Macron's "great job" to win French election

US President Donald Trump welcomed his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron , to his first meeting at the US Embassy in Brussels on Thursday and praised his "tremendous victory". Pictures and video show the...More..

Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs

Speaking at an energy conference Thursday in Houston, Boehner praised Trump for his approach overseas and his aggressiveness in fighting Islamic State militants, according to the energy publication Rigzone...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump shoves fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader aside on his first summit

The tiny Balkan country has just been accepted into the alliance, much to Moscow's chagrin. Though he was spotted at times chatting amiably with his fellow world leaders, Trump also remained slightly out of...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Greg Gianforte wins the Montana US House special election

But Gianforte had taken two actions on Thursday night: allegedly attacking Jacobs and then issuing a statement blaming the Guardian reporter for having caused Gianforte to allegedly attack the "liberal jo...More..

India opens longest bridge on border with China
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

India opens longest bridge on border with China

The Dhola-Sadiya bridge connects Assam with Arunachal Pradesh . The statue has been sculpted by Biren Sinhawill. He added: "At the completion of three years of the NDA government, I have decided to make this a...More..

Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into a southern Philippine city Thursday as gun. Thousands of people were fleeing the city Thursday, jamming their belongings into cars. The Philippines launched an ...More..

Labour manifesto includes fees ban, rent controls and minimum tenancies
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Labour manifesto includes fees ban, rent controls and minimum tenancies

Presenting the manifesto in Bradford, northwest England, the Labour leader said the country had been run "for the rich, the elite and the vested interests" in seven years of Conservative government. "I thin...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Vettel: Mercedes FP2 pace 'weird'

Lewis Hamilton was fastest with Sebastian Vettel second. We committed to the set-up as it takes longer than a session to change and we chose to push through and collect some data. He drove brilliantly to w...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Gianforte win Montana's congressional election with relative ease

He also used the platform to apologize to the reporter he allegedly assaulted on election eve and a Fox News team that witnessed the encounter. Another factor helping the candidate was that approximately ...More..

Aerial view of India's longest 'Dhola-Sadia' bridge
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Aerial view of India's longest 'Dhola-Sadia' bridge

The bridge is located 540-km away from Assam capital Dispur and 300 km away from Arunachal Pradesh capital Itanagar. "If Atal Bihari Vajpayeeji had returned to power in 2004, then you would have got this br...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

JOHN YANG: Abbas outlined what's called the two-state solution, a Palestinian homeland on the territory that Israel seized 50 years ago in the Six-Day War. Trump and Netanyahu in particular lavished praise o...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Executed Inmate's Daughter Questions DNA Testing

On Feb. 1, 1982, police found Wicker, of Muscle Shoals, shot to death in his bed - a gunshot wound to his right eye. Tommy Arthur, 75, is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection at 6 p.m. At the time...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Craig Gordon confident Celtic will not fall at Scottish Cup final

This year's win also saw them break records for the Scottish Premiership in the amount of goals scored, points won, total number of wins, and the margin of victory on the final league table. "We will go in an...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Nigeria, Libya exempted as OPEC extends cut for nine months

An extension of a managed production decline agreement led by OPEC won't have much of a long-term impact on crude oil prices, Wood Mackenzie found. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were trading at $54.51 per barre...More..

Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case

Trump first tried to implement the travel ban by signing an executive order on January 27. The ban was announced in March, but never got off the ground because federal courts blocked it just hours before i...More..