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Global Media North Korean missile launch ends in failure
Author: 0 North Korean missile launch ends in failure

The North has previously experienced expensive failures. American officials said earlier this week that the U.S. military expected another North Korean missile launch in the next few days. "Eventually they will be able to make it work". They also emphasised the vital importance that DPRK shows honest commitment to denuclearization. According to the Federation of American Scientists , ICBMs have ranges greater than 3,400 miles and "enable a country to break out of a regional context ...

Global Media US Commerce Department to launch China market economy review
Author: 0 US Commerce Department to launch China market economy review

He said: "American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives". Trade will be a major issue for the leaders of the world's two biggest economies, as will the thorny matter of North Korea. With all these points of conflict, it's worth noting that Xi and Trump can come together on at least one thing if the summit veers off the rails. Relations between the USA and China have been uncertain since Trump's election.

Author: 0 Turkey ends Euphrates Shield military campaign in Syria

Tillerson's visit to Turkey comes amid strained relations between the 2 countries over the U.S. support for Kurdish forces in Syria. Shortly after Tillerson's arrival in Ankara, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag told broadcaster A Haber that the arrest was a "completely political move" created to tarnish Turkey and Erdogan , and questioned the evidence in the case.

Author: 0 Lionel Messi: Barcelona 'indignation' at forward's Argentina ban

FIFA said Messi was guilty of "having directed insulting words at an assistant referee" and added in a statement: "This decision is in line with the FIFA Disciplinary Committee's previous rulings in similar cases". Argentina lost 2-0 in La Paz without their star player and Messi is adamant that the ban is unfair as he did not direct his frustrations towards the officials.

Author: 0 Israel slashes dues to UN following anti-Israel votes

United Nations under-secretary general and commission executive secretary Rima Khalaf said the report was the "first of its type" from a United Nations body that "clearly and frankly concludes that Israel is a racist state that has established an apartheid system that persecutes the Palestinian people".

Global Media Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet enjoys hostility of a Merseyside derby
Author: 0 Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet enjoys hostility of a Merseyside derby

It's a huge blow to their rhythm, but the Reds mustn't let it derail their season when they are so close to bringing European football back to Anfield . Why? Leicester have rediscovered their mojo having won their past three games, and with Jamie Vardy looking like the striker who scored the goals that fired them to the Premier League last season, they should make it four on the trot against Stoke.

Global Media Fire causes interstate overpass to collapse in Atlanta
Author: 0 Fire causes interstate overpass to collapse in Atlanta

After the collapse, around 7:30pm EST, Sgt. Cortez Stafford of the Atlanta Fire Department told Fox 5 Atlanta the fire was being " contained " and that no firefighters were injured. That prospect sent shudders through metro Atlanta commuters, who already contend with heavy traffic. The fire broke out at around 6 p.m. Atlanta fire officials said they have struck at least two alarms to try to fight the fire.

Author: 0 Mike Flynn Reportedly Wants Immunity From FBI

Former White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (C) arrives at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 13, 2017. Mr. Flynn was forced to resign after acknowledging that he misled White House officials about the nature of his phone conversations with the Russian ambassador to the US during the presidential transition.

Global Media North Carolina lawmakers vote to undo 'bathroom bill'
Author: 0 North Carolina lawmakers vote to undo 'bathroom bill'

House Bill 142 cleared the Senate 32-16, with senators from both parties voting against it. "Today's law immediately removes that restriction". Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin said the repeal bill was a "disaster" which only "doubles down on discrimination" of LGBT people in the state.

Global Media Ivanka Trump is making her White House job official
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump is making her White House job official

Ivanka isn't the only member of Trump's family to have a vaguely-defined position in the administration. "Ivanka's service as an unpaid employee furthers our commitment to ethics, transparency, and compliance". Ivanka involvement in business roundtable discussions has been attributed to her business background at her personal fashion label and her father's real estate empire.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation head confirms Russian Federation election probe, says Moscow backed Trump

He's one of the most powerful behind-the-scenes players in Washington , D.C., but has been unusually visible in the public and political eye since last summer. Obama denied this through a spokesperson; numerous government officials have also said there's no evidence to support this claim. Later, Comey testified about the case before Congress, promising to come forward if investigators uncovered new information that caused them to reopen their probe into Clinton's emails.

Author: 0 Sipilä: Rome Declaration reflects our views on EU's future

With Britain's planned withdrawal, European Union leaders are also looking with concern about the future membership of other countries, including France, a major European Union power. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. Protesters took to the streets just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal divorce process from the 27 nation bloc.

Global Media Most Americans urge Trump, Congress to move on from health care
Author: 0 Most Americans urge Trump, Congress to move on from health care

The tweet was the latest step in President Trump's apparent evolution from blaming Democrats to members of his own party for the biggest defeat his White House has faced so far. For the congressmen who stayed behind, it was good to clear the air and for many members, it was the first time they had heard the actual position and reasoning of the HFC, he said.

Global Media Kejriwal alleges EVM tampering helped Congress in Punjab
Author: 0 Kejriwal alleges EVM tampering helped Congress in Punjab

He said there was widespread suspicion that "20 to 25 per cent of votes polled in favour of the AAP had been transferred to the Akali Dal-BJP alliance" by tampering with the Electronic Voting Machines. There are several villages in the Lambi constituency where we have received less votes than the number of volunteers we have there. At the same time, the AAP supremo said he takes the "whole responsibility" of party's performance in the state.

Global Media Finance minister back in South Africa after Zuma recall
Author: 0 Finance minister back in South Africa after Zuma recall

The confirmation follows well-sourced reports in Bloomberg News this week that when Zuma told other members of the top six leaders of the African National Congress of his intentions, three of them had opposed the move. However, his vision of much-needed economic reform differs greatly from President Zuma's agenda aimed at greater centralization at an increased, dirigiste role of the government in the economy.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Gives April Ryan First Question After Tuesday Fight

What's happening around here, we cover everything presidential. However, Spicer brushed off his behavior, insisting that he doesn't treat one person different from the other, and that Ryan is a "tough reporter", Talking Points Memo notes .

Global Media Trump to meet Xi next week
Author: 0 Trump to meet Xi next week

This will be the first meeting between President Trump and President Xi. The trip of Xi to United States territory is scheduled from 6 to 7 April, and includes a stopover in Finland, said the spokesman. "The market dictates that interests between our two countries are structured so that you will always have me and I will always have you", Lu said. "We are willing to make joint efforts with the USA side.so as to maintain a stable military-to-military relationship while striving to make ...

Author: 0 Taipei 101, Carrefour, hotels observe Earth Hour by turning off lights

Pakistan will join 170 countries on Saturday to observe the 10th Earth Hour by switching off unnecessary lights in a pledge to save the planet. Earth Hour is the world's largest grassroots movement to combat climate change. Landmarks from the Eifel Tower in Paris to the Empire State Building in NY to the Sydney Opera House will shut off their lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Author: 0 Saudi King says Syrian subjected to 'killing' urges UN based political deal

Such a deal would dictate that Palestinian statehood must precede any normalization in relations between Israel and Arab world. Various Arab nations are supporting different proxy forces on the ground and there is disagreement on the future of President Bashar al-Assad, whose participation in the league has been suspended since 2011.

Global Media White House invites lawmakers to view NSA material
Author: 0 White House invites lawmakers to view NSA material

Schiff earlier this week said Nunes should recuse himself from any investigations into President Trump's campaign ties with Russian Federation. I've been around for quite a while and I never heard of any such thing, ' McCain said. "So I have no doubt that that's going to happen very quickly", Trump said at a reception at the White House for senators and their spouses. Rep. Jim Himes and Rep.

Author: 0 US Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics

And in January, days before Trump took office, the U.S. intelligence community concluded that Putin had ordered an "influence campaign" aimed at hurting Trump's rival, Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton. "He is communicating with everyone", Putin told the audience at the forum. During his statement to world leaders, Putin brushed aside the assessment of US intelligence agencies, and urged the U.S.to accept his version of events.

Global Media South African rand plunges amid fresh political turmoil
Author: 0 South African rand plunges amid fresh political turmoil

ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe, one of the six, told Reuters he could not comment on the report.On arrival, Gordhan went to the ANC's Luthuli House headquarters in downtown Johannesburg. as a way of undermining the president, the person with knowledge of what happened at the gathering said. He laughed off questions by reporters on whether he would fire Gordhan .

Global Media GOP health care bill vote delayed in House
Author: 0 GOP health care bill vote delayed in House

Duncan Hunter of California said as he left the meeting, summarizing Mulvaney's message to lawmakers. In a concession to the conservative House Freedom Caucus, many of whose members have withheld support, the legislation would repeal requirements for insurers to cover " essential health benefits " such as maternity care and substance abuse treatment.

Global Media South Korean court orders former president's arrest in corruption scandal
Author: 0 South Korean court orders former president's arrest in corruption scandal

She gave about eight hours of testimony at Seoul Central District Court on Thursday and was being held at the prosecutors' office next door while the judge studied evidence and arguments to rule on whether to an issue an arrest warrant. "The suspect abused the mighty power and position as president to take bribes from companies and infringed upon the freedom of corporate management and leaked important confidential official information", the statement from the Seoul Central District ...

Author: 0 London attack: Significant arrests as police appeal for information on Khalid Masood

Then he jumped out and attacked police officer Keith Palmer, who was guarding Parliament, fatally stabbing him before being shot dead by police. On Friday, Rowley thanked journalists who agreed to police requests not to publish Masood's name while investigators were still taking stock of the potential threat and arranging arrests and searches.

Author: 0 Kansas Governor Sam Brownback vetoes Medicaid expansion bill

State lawmakers in this deep-red state on Tuesday did what a year ago would have been unthinkable: They voted to expand Medicaid under the health-care law that Republicans here have railed against for years. Previous bills seeking to expand KanCare, as the state's Medicaid program is known, didn't go anywhere. Republicans in the state - tired of the federal government funding mechanism in Obamacare - required that Medicaid expansion end if the federal match ever dips below the guaranteed 90 ...

Author: 0 McGuinness: Ex-paramilitary who helped bring peace to Northern Ireland

Meanwhile local politicians have given their reaction to the news of the former Deputy First Minister's death at the age of 66. Among those to feature prominently in the Belfast Telegraph is former first minister Peter Robinson who goes into detail on their "unique relationship".

Global Media U.S. official says there's a 'fair chance' airstrike killed civilians in Mosul
Author: 0 U.S. official says there's a 'fair chance' airstrike killed civilians in Mosul

Witnesses said IS had previously forced at least 140 civilians into the house to be used as human shields , and had booby-trapped the building. Meanwhile RAF pilots are taking "all steps necessary" to minimise civilian casualties in the battle for Mosul - despite dropping bombs in dense urban areas and against "inhuman tactics", officials said yesterday.

Author: 0 S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

Her impeachment this month has left a political vacuum, with only an interim president pending a May 9 election, at a time of rising tensions with North Korea over its weapons programme and with China, which is angry over South Korea's decision to host a US anti-missile system.

Global Media United Kingdom police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack
Author: 0 United Kingdom police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack

Hundreds of people - including representatives of faith groups, police officers and other emergency services - gathered on Westminster Bridge exactly one week after the terrorist attack which left five people dead. It is that in many countries, including ours, murderous attacks have been launched by people in sympathy with the terrorists. Detective Superintendent John Crossley said "in excess" of 35 people were hurt in the March 22 attack, with injuries ranging from cuts and bruises to ...

Global Media North Korea may have launched several missiles Wednesday: Kyodo
Author: 0 North Korea may have launched several missiles Wednesday: Kyodo

The South Korean defense ministry said it was conducting analysis to determine further details. "North Korea fired one missile from an area near the Wonsan Air Base this morning, but it's presumed to have failed", the defence ministry in the South Korean capital Seoul said in a brief statement, adding that it was "not fired normally".

Global Media Trump Pins Blame On House Freedom Caucus, Harris Responds
Author: 0 Trump Pins Blame On House Freedom Caucus, Harris Responds

A member of the Freedom Caucus took to the House floor on Thursday to warn that passing the GOP leadership's healthcare plan would result in the party losing its majority. "The 1st Congressional District no more belongs to me than it does to Donald Trump ". Thomas Fitton, the president of Judicial Watch - a conservative legal advocacy group that successfully sued the Obama administration for the release of Hillary Clinton's State Department emails - made a pointed pitch for the release of ...

Author: 0 Come look at intel material, White House tells House panel

Lu said Wednesday that China would stick to its climate commitments after Trump, who has called climate change a hoax, this week rescinded measures enacted by Obama to reduce coal and oil use. Lu Kang said: "The market dictates that interests between our two countries are structured so that you will always have me and I will always have you".

Global Media Merkel's party CDU remains largest in German election
Author: 0 Merkel's party CDU remains largest in German election

Saarland, a mainly Catholic state bordering Luxembourg and France, has sought to transform itself into a magnet for hi-tech industry after the decline of coal mining. The SPD's defeat followed a late CDU surge, based partly on raising the specter of an SPD-led state government including the anti-capitalist, anti-NATO Left party.

Author: 0 CM Yogi Adityanath's goal is to ensure women safety across UP: BJP

We will work for development of all sections and castes", Adityanath said shortly after being made chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state. Critics base their arguments on Adityanath's fiery rhetoric in the past. The Times of India report said the chief minister has also focused on ensuring proper drinking water facility at every police station along with directions for creating a citizen's charter in each and every department.

Author: 0 'Angel of Death' dies after being beaten in prison

FILE - In this September 1987 file photo, serial killer Donald Harvey stands before a judge during sentencing in Cincinnati. I learned that Donald Harvey died this morning after being beaten in prison. His most common methods of killing his victims were by using arsenic and cyanide. In 1987, Harvey granted Enquirer reporter David Wells a jailhouse interview, in which he expressed no remorse for the patients he killed at Cincinnati and Kentucky hospitals where he worked.

Author: 0 US Opens Formal Investigation Into Civilian Deaths in Mosul

Townsend also said he believes US airstrikes are not to blame in a separate instance of alleged civilian casualties, in Syria. If confirmed , the toll would be one of the worst since the 2003 US-led invasion, raising questions about civilian safety as Iraq's Shiite-led government tries to avoid alienating Mosul's mostly Sunni population.

Author: 0 White House invites Congress investigation leaders to view documents

Schiff said Nunes has still not revealed the intelligence he said he shared with Trump and has pledged to share with the committee, or who Nunes met with at the White House. Reporters had asked Spicer about the story, and the press secretary provided the same answers throughout the White House daily press briefing. CNN has reached out to Nunes for comment on the meeting and has not yet received a response.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan Looks To Unite GOP After Health Care Failure

In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017, photo, retiree Robert Gillesse, poses for a photo in Lowell, Mich., as he discusses his views on President Donald Trump and the congressman representing his district, Rep. So the only explanation that can rescue them from the agony of cognitive dissonance is to insist that Trump was betrayed. House Republicans have had the majority since 2010.

Author: 0 Tens of thousands in London protest Britain's European Union departure

Love it or loathe it, there was a European Union protest to suit all tastes on Saturday in the Italian capital. Determined to show that unity is the only way ahead in a globalized world, the European Union leaders were able to walk away from a summit without acrimony, which already was sort of a victory.

Author: 0 FBI investigating possible Trump-Russia collusion, dismisses wiretap allegations

Earlier, Comey said he had received authorization from the Justice Department to confirm there is an ongoing counterintelligence investigation into possible "coordination" between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. The Trump White House has repeatedly denied any untoward involvement with Russian Federation during the election. It remains an open question as to whether Trump's campaign was complicit with the Russian efforts.

Author: 0 Wenger needs jittery Arsenal to see off Man City

The Premier League is back this weekend and the big games are already loaded and ready to go. City trail Chelsea by 11 points with a game in hand at present but their impressive recent displays have prompted many critics to tip them as the most likely team to catch the leaders if they wobble in the coming weeks.

Author: 0 Sen. McCain Says Select Committee Must Be Formed to Probe Trump & Russia

Eric Swalwell, a California Democrat and a member of the committee. Nunes insisted the House investigation would proceed normally, yet canceled all of the committee's meetings slated for this week when former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates said she would publicly testify.

Global Media Centrist European leaders celebrate Dutch election result
Author: 0 Centrist European leaders celebrate Dutch election result

Wilders, meanwhile, is vowing to remain relevant in Dutch politics. In the final debate leading up to the elections, he went so far as to categorically state that Netherlands "is for the Dutch" in answer to his opponent's statement that "Netherlands belongs to all of us".

Global Media Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias
Author: 0 Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias

Kushner arranged a meeting with Kislyak in early December that was also attended by Trump's short-lived national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who was sacked after misrepresenting his contacts with the ambassador. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and aide, Jared Kushner, will be questioned by a United States committee investigating alleged ties between the Trump team and Russian Federation.

Global Media Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka will join him as assistant to the president
Author: 0 Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka will join him as assistant to the president

Ivanka Trump has chose to become a federal employee, a departure from her earlier decision to be an unofficial adviser to her father, President Trump. Some of the other members of the office include Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, Chris Liddell, assistant to the president for strategic initiatives, Reed Cordish, assistant to the president for intergovernmental and technology initiatives, Dina Powell, senior counselor to the president for economic initiatives and deputy ...

Author: 0 Human remains from South Korea 2014 ferry tragedy found

The relatives of the missing passengers, including four students and two teachers, were present for the service and prayed for the remains of their missing family members to be safely recovered. The task is expected to prove difficult in part because the ship is now lying on its left side on top of a semi-submersible ship. which will make it harder for investigators to move through the vessel safely than if it were upright.