Foreign investors who are expected to participate at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this week will discuss with President Vladimir Putin the “unjustified” assumptions about isolating Russia.
According to the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, about 40 leaders of the world’s largest investment funds from 20 countries with total assets of over $13.5 trillion will participate in the forum. This is a record for such meetings, Dmitriev explained.
In an interview with Reuters, Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said that Israel is now urging the Trump administration to acknowledge the Jewish state’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
While Katz reportedly predicted that the US may take the step within a few months, the White House offered no immediate comment on the matter.
On a remote peninsula in north-west Russia, scientists have spent decades drilling down towards the center of the earth. At over 40,000 feet, their borehole is the deepest that man has ever gone. Then, however, something unexpected happens, and the researchers are forced to seal up their experiment for good.
MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 23 (Reuters) – Three patients infected with the Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital in Democratic Republic of Congo, health officials said, as medics raced to stop the deadly disease from spreading in the busy river port of Mbandaka.
The cases represent a setback to costly efforts to contain the virus, including the use of an experimental vaccine, and show efforts to stem its spread can be hampered by age-old customs or skepticism about the threat it poses.
Carson Wentz said he will attend the Eagles’ June 5 visit to the White House, per CBS 3 in Philadelphia.
Wentz: ‘I don’t view it as a political thing whatsoever.’
Speaking to the media Tuesday, Wentz said his decision to visit the nation’s capital was not based on any sort of political ideology:
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump may not block people on Twitter over the political views they share on social media ― a tactic his administration has employed against at least dozens of people.
Siding with the Knight First Amendment Institute in a lawsuit against Trump and his communications team, U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in New York concluded that blocking people on Twitter violated their First Amendment rights. Trump was engaging in unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination by blocking critics in a “public forum,” the court ruled.
The NFL approved a new national-anthem policy on Wednesday in response to ongoing player protests that took over the 2017 season, and the league appears to have caved to the wishes of President Donald Trump and others who stressed the importance of “respecting the flag.”
ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted out the expected details of the policy.