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Global Media General Election voter registration deadline approaching on May 22
Author: 0 General Election voter registration deadline approaching on May 22

According to The Electoral Commission , around seven million people are unregistered. "For example, if an application for registration is made in the summer by a person who is not yet 18, the applicant meets the age qualification if they will be 18 within a 12-month period starting from 1 December of that year".

Global Media Ivory Coast: Mutineers reach deal with government
Author: 0 Ivory Coast: Mutineers reach deal with government

Thousands of disgruntled soldiers started their mutiny on May 12 over a pay dispute, leaving their barracks and blocking access to the country's second largest city of Bouake. Ivory Coast has always been viewed as a success story, emerging from a 2002-2011 political crisis as one of the world's fastest-growing economies.

Global Media North Korea: New Missile Can Carry 'Heavy Nuclear Warhead'
Author: 0 North Korea: New Missile Can Carry 'Heavy Nuclear Warhead'

Tokyo clocked the missile as traveling about 800 kilometers (500 miles) and reaching a height of 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles) during its half-hour flight. Seoul- Washington and Tokyo have requested the Security Council to hold an emergency meeting, which could be held today in NY, according to what Uruguay delegation has announced.

Global Media Trump thinks Australia 'has better health care' than the US. He's 'right.'
Author: 0 Trump thinks Australia 'has better health care' than the US. He's 'right.'

The deductibles are going to come down. "People are suffering so badly with the ravages of Obamacare", Mr Trump said. " ObamaCare is dead! But our healthcare will soon be great", Trump tweeted Friday afternoon. The president himself said in a tweet on Saturday that "everybody" has better healthcare than the US. President Donald Trump says he and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have had a "productive discussion" about issues important to their nations during their first ...

Author: 0 Pakistan a hub in China's 'New Silk Road'

She said: "China is already the world's most important trade economy". It's the premier diplomatic event in the year's Chinese diplomatic calendar and the highest profile global event promoting the Belt and Road Initiative. Foreign Secretary Jaishankar said, "China is very sensitive about issues linked to sovereignty and we expect them to understand the sensitivity of other nations sovereignty concerns".

Global Media Three hospitals in Ireland targeted in cyber attack
Author: 0 Three hospitals in Ireland targeted in cyber attack

Patient appointments including MRI scans, X-rays and blood tests were disrupted on Monday due to the email shutdown. However, the HSE said the current ransomware virus, which is capable of spreading across a computer network, had been thwarted and had not infected any device in the health system.

Author: 0 Merkel's conservative CDU wins key state election

It is also the home state of Martin Schulz, the Social Democrat seeking to deny Mrs Merkel a fourth term in the September election. Her party appears poised to take power in the region from the Social Democrats, who are in second at 30.5%.

Author: 0 Chaffetz: I'm ready to subpoena for Comey memo

There is no sign the FBI's Russian Federation investigation is closing. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the Republican chairman of a House oversight panel, vows to get copies of any memos Comey wrote about meetings with Trump, tweeting: "I have my subpoena pen ready".

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton buoyant after 'rawest fight' with Sebastian Vettel in Spain

After a mid-race safety vehicle eroded Buemi's early lead, di Grassi charged onto the Swiss driver's tail in the closing laps, eventually finishing just 0.320sec adrift. For the opening laps, the gap stayed around the 2.0-second mark but then Vettel pitted on lap 14 for soft tires. Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he is no longer racing with a drinks bottle in order to save some weight, as the margin between Mercedes and Ferrari is now so miniscule, that the smallest of savings can now ...

Global Media 'This is a democracy': Int'l court may be next for Duterte
Author: 0 'This is a democracy': Int'l court may be next for Duterte

For opposition lawmaker Edcel Lagman, there are only two things to exact from the process of verification: whether there is a verified complaint and has the complainant sworn to the complaint. But on Monday, lawmakers dismissed the complaint, claiming that Alejano could have no "personal knowledge" about these allegations. Alejano conceded he did not personally see the murder but argued that he based his accusations against the President on "authentic records".

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning to Remain on Active Duty for Army

The US Army soldier is due to be released this week after serving seven years of her 35-year jail term for leaking information to website Wikileaks. President Donald Trump called Manning an "ungrateful traitor" in January after she penned an article critical of Obama, who just commuted her sentence.

Author: 0 Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party secures key state election win

Preliminary results showed Merkel's CDU receiving 33% of the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia, or NRW, followed by the Social Democratic Party's 31.4%. As the CDU gets a chance to govern the state for only the second time in 50 years, national polls put Merkel's Christian Democrat-led bloc as many as 10 percentage points ahead of the SPD.

Global Media China To Begin Importing U.S. Beef
Author: 0 China To Begin Importing U.S. Beef

American beef producers are ecstatic at the chance to sell meat to new markets in China under President Donald Trump's bi-lateral trade agreement announced Thursday. Though prices will likely decline in the fall as more cattle come to market, prices will be starting at a higher level, hopefully staying up above the dismal lows seen in October.

Global Media Harvard Constitutional Scholar Calls For Trump Impeachment Probe
Author: 0 Harvard Constitutional Scholar Calls For Trump Impeachment Probe

Nixon faced impeachment proceedings in US Congress over the Watergate scandal but resigned from office to avoid the ignominy of becoming the first US president to be removed from office after getting impeached. The White House letter, advising Comey that he'd been fired, arrived hours later. They claim Trump had pushed for Comey's loyalty . In response to a question whether there has been any curtailment of the FBI's activities in the investigation since Director Comey was sacked, McCabe ...

Author: 0 India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

That is why the late former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew urged America to pursue more free trade agreements in the region - to give smaller states "options besides China". And there were strong doubts about China being good in this kind of overseas investment. They also said that it is important to expand trade and investment based on market rules and universally recognised norms.

Author: 0 Trump says possible to pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

After contradictory statements from the White House resulted in widespread condemnation for the move from Republicans and Democrats, Trump, who claimed responsibility for Comey's firing, aimed his frustration at his communications team. Almost a dozen people are being considered, including attorneys, law enforcement officials, and lawmakers. - Alice Fisher, a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W.