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Global Media Partisanship derailed previous court nominees
Author: 0 Partisanship derailed previous court nominees

She cited two key opinions from Gorsuch as reasons for her opposition. If confirmed to fill a vacancy created by the February 2016 death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, Gorsuch, 49, a federal appeals court judge from Colorado, would restore the nine-seat high court's conservative majority, fulfilling one of Trump's top campaign promises.

Global Media South Korea, Japan, US to start joint naval drill
Author: 0 South Korea, Japan, US to start joint naval drill

United States forces joined South Korean and Japanese troops in beginning a coordinated submarine military exercise on Monday, the South Korean Defence Ministry announced. North Korea will be allowed to travel to South Korea for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics if it wishes to take part, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Monday.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump and husband's finances laid bare

According to the report, the couple could be worth as much as $740 million, owing to a host of real estate investments, stocks holdings and bank accounts. This means, among other things, that its members have an unprecedentedly vast web of private financial interests that could ostensibly be impacted by their influence on public policy.

Global Media U.S. turns down Russian Federation invitation
Author: 0 U.S. turns down Russian Federation invitation

The source further added that the retreat was made after growing number f troops casualties and lack of supplies by the government. The group claimed responsibility for a March 8 attack on a military hospital in Kabul that killed at least 31 people.

Author: 0 Violent protestors set fire to Paraguay congress amid presidential controversy

Violent clashes erupted between police and protesters outside Paraguay's congress after senators approved a constitutional amendment to allow a president to run for a second term. Opposition senator Desiree Masi said: "A coup has been carried out". The U.S. Embassy in Paraguay released a statement saying any change to the constitution should be done "in a transparent and open" fashion, respecting the democratic process and institutions.

Global Media Canadian Babies Cry the Most, Study Says
Author: 0 Canadian Babies Cry the Most, Study Says

British babies cry more than those born in nearly any other country in the world, research has shown. Crying generally peaks at around two hours fifteen minutes per day at six weeks-and reduces gradually to an average of 1 hour 10 minutes by the twelve week mark.

Global Media Korea, Japan, US hold drill against N. Korea submarines
Author: 0 Korea, Japan, US hold drill against N. Korea submarines

South Korea, Japan and the U.S. held a joint naval exercise Monday aimed at countering missile threats from North Korean submarines, Seoul's defence ministry said, amid mounting concerns over the hermit state's weapons programme. "The treasury's announcement today appears to explicitly refer to the coal trade between Chinese and North Korean entities with its designation of Paeksol Trading Corp.", said Victor Cha, a top expert on Korea at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Global Media Clashes break out in Damascus after a surprise attack
Author: 0 Clashes break out in Damascus after a surprise attack

The uptick in attacks comes at a time when the al-Qaida-linked group is trying to distance itself publicly from the global terrorist network and imposing unity on other insurgent factions. Another round of United Nations -led talks is to take place in Geneva later this week. But with Sunday's attack, Abdel Rahman said, "rebels have shifted from a defensive position in Jobar into an offensive one".

Global Media Celebrate National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Author: 0 Celebrate National Crime Victims' Rights Week

Last year, over 5 million individuals were victims of crime, and millions more were the victims of property crime, according to a National Crime Victimization Survey conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. "For victims, the Victims of Crime Act means that they are not alone". "I believe that the bonds we have here in this facility and this community are stronger than the violence in our community", explained District Attorney Glenn Funk.

Author: 0 South Korea: Park 'deeply apologizes' as she meets with prosecutors

The friend, Choi Soon-Sil, is accused of using her presidential ties to force local firms including Samsung to "donate" almost $70 million to non-profit foundations she allegedly used for personal gain. Choi is accused of using her presidential ties to force local firms, including Samsung, to donate almost $70m to non-profit foundations she allegedly used for personal gains.

Author: 0 London ISIS attack: Investigation on to find more terror links

The Metropolitan Police said Masood, 52, who had a number of previous criminal convictions, but none for terrorism, had used a number of aliases. Rowley said police carried out more than dozen searches, seizing 2,700 items including " massive amounts of computer data " and were attempting to work out whether others had "encouraged, supported or directed him".

Author: 0 1 dead, several injured after boiler explodes at Soulard box company

Louis, Jenkerson said. Three others were transported to a local hospital, one in critical condition and the other two have non-life threatening injuries, according to the St. The boiler explosion at the Loy-Lange Box Co. left one person dead in that building, authorities said at a news conference Monday morning. Chief Jenkerson says it's unclear if anyone was working on the boiler at the time.

Author: 0 Trump tweets about Fox News

Fox journalists Malia Zimmerman and Adam Housley reported on Friday that a U.S. intelligence official responsible for "unmasking" people working with Mr Trump was "very high up" in the spy community. Just the day before, Trump claimed "surveillance and leaking" were the "real story", an allusion to the ongoing investigations into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and ties between Trump associates and Moscow being conducted by the FBI, as well as the House and Senate Intelligence ...

Global Media Hoisting of Kurdish flags in Kirkuk threaten national unity: INA
Author: 0 Hoisting of Kurdish flags in Kirkuk threaten national unity: INA

INA issued a statement on Monday after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi presided over a meeting to examine the fallout from a provincial council decision to raise Kurdish flags in the oil-rich city. Politicians from the two main parties of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) - the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) - held a high-level meeting on Sunday (2 April) to discuss the initiative and launch an independence taskforce.

Author: 0 Britain to offer Jordan more trainers in anti-IS strikes

The Prime Minister praised the close links with Riyadh as she kicks off a three-day tour of the Middle East to boost trade and security ties. British Prime Minister Theresa May has begun a visit to Jordan where she is to announce plans to send more British military trainers to help the kingdom's air force in the fight against Islamic State group extremists.

Author: 0 United Nations slams Israel over approval of new settlement in West Bank

Netanyahu's announcement Thursday was terse and straight to the point: "The Political-Security Cabinet unanimously approved this evening the establishment of a new settlement for the evacuees of Amona , in the Shilo Valley region". PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat said in a statement on Friday that the Palestinians will "hold Benjamin Netanyahu and his extremist government fully responsible for the consequences of such violations".

Author: 0 China poised to take lead on climate after Trump's policy moves

The Interior Department past year placed a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands to review the climate change impacts of burning the fuel and whether taxpayers were getting a fair return. This week, the NY tycoon signed several executive orders that rolled back several of Barack Obama's climate policies. Not about to lose an opportunity to drive that point home, Chinese officials today reiterated their commitment to the Paris Agreement, and subtly chided the U.S.

Author: 0 Cambridge women triumph in Boat Race after Oxford lose an oar

Around 300,000 spectators are expected to line the banks of the Thames, as Cambridge look to match their success of 2016 by beating Oxford. By the first mile marker they had opened up an unassailable lead of 10 seconds and were left to race only against themselves and the clock, winning in a record time that was faster than their men's team previous year.

Global Media United Nations chief calls for protection of Iraqi civilians
Author: 0 United Nations chief calls for protection of Iraqi civilians

Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top US commander in charge of operations in Iraq and Syria, said Tuesday that Iraqi forces and their USA advisers battling ISIS in western Mosul are engaged in the toughest urban combat since World War II. "For the first time we caught that on a video yesterday". "The situation is very good and the Iraqi air force is doing well". The journalist went on to say that " everyone, who bombs the city, knows that they will kill civilians and the Americans know it ...

Global Media Slain journalists cited as reason for Mexican newspaper closing
Author: 0 Slain journalists cited as reason for Mexican newspaper closing

In an interview with The Washington Post , Cantu said he also planned to announce the closure of the digital version of the newspaper Monday in a meeting with the publication's staff. "If the price is life, I'm not prepared for it to be paid by a single one of my colleagues or myself", Cantu Murgia explained. Breach is the third reporter murdered in one month in Mexico, the third most risky country in the world for journalists after Syria and Afghanistan according to the rights group ...

Global Media Woman killed by R train after dropping phone onto tracks
Author: 0 Woman killed by R train after dropping phone onto tracks

The driver was unable to stop in time, police say. " I was in the front train and we hear this bump ", subway rider Stephen Topete said. Following the fatal incident, CBS 2 asked random New Yorkers if they would venture down onto the subway trackbed to retrieve a lost device.

Global Media EU approach to Brexit talks revealed by European Council president Donald Tusk
Author: 0 EU approach to Brexit talks revealed by European Council president Donald Tusk

Deutsche also criticised Mrs May's use of security intelligence as part of Britain's negotiating stance and said it is a "negative approach". Ukip leader Paul Nuttall said that Brussels' wish to "play hardball with the reciprocal rights of individual citizens" was not in the interest of member states, and that as Brexit neared they would see the EU's "rigid approach", not the United Kingdom, as the main problem.

Author: 0 Graham signals support for nuclear option if Democrats filibuster Gorsuch vote

New Mexico Sen. Tom Udall said Gorsuch had failed to convince him he'd be an independent voice against President Donald Trump, who nominated Gorsuch in January. Gorsuch himself appears to be above politics. The American Bar Association's Nancy Scott Degan says the committee evaluating Supreme Court nominees doesn't give a well-qualified rating lightly.

Author: 0 Petersburg Metro Explosion Kills at Least 10

On the sidelines of the annual Arctic Forum conference in Arkhangelsk yesterday, President Vladimir Putin said that it made no sense for mankind to fight global warming, since it was not man-made. The St. Petersburg metro has five lines and 67 stations . Citing Interfax , RBC says most of the damage was limited to one train auto. - For a summary of the events in St.

Author: 0 Jordan says new Israeli settlement in West Bank further undermines peace efforts

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is disappointed and alarmed by Israel's decision to build a new settlement on land the Palestinians seek for a state and has condemned the move, his spokesman said on Friday. However, if legal, security or topographical limitations do not allow adherence to those guidelines, new homes will be built outside the current settlement boundaries but as close as possible to them.

Global Media Afghan Taliban seize key district of Sangin
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban seize key district of Sangin

The Afghan soldiers and police who had been fighting hard to repel the repeated attacks by Taliban fighters, at times complained about not receiving reinforcements and being short of ammunition and food. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spokesman William Salvin said Afghan troops remained in Sangin district but had relocated outside the district centre because of the extensive damage to it by the Taliban.

Author: 0 London attack: Khalid Masood 'died from shot to chest'

Masood, 52, killed three pedestrians with his vehicle, before fatally stabbing a police officer on March 22. A London police spokesman said "the investigation is live and ongoing, and we're not prepared to comment further at this time". The Metropolitan Police has announced that the funeral of PC Keith Palmer will be held at Southwark Cathedral at 2pm on Monday 10 April. "We are here and showing our solidarity for the country".

Author: 0 Activists say IS evacuating Raqqa over dam fears

The dam is about 4 km long and the SDF has advanced a small distance along the dam from the northern bank but its progress is slow because Islamic State has heavily mined the area, the Observatory said. USA aircraft ferried Syrian Kurdish fighters and allied forces behind Islamic State lines on Wednesday to spearhead a major ground assault on a strategic town held by the extremist group outside its self-declared capital, Raqqa, the Pentagon said, marking the first time US forces have provided ...

Author: 0 Republicans thwarted high court picks, too

Tester represents a state won by Trump and faces re-election, too, but he said Gorsuch did not directly answer questions when the two met or during the confirmation hearing. "Merrick Garland should be a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court". Thus far, three " at risk " Democrats have announced that they will support Gorsuch.

Author: 0 South Korea's tainted Park Geun-hye says 'sorry'

Engulfed by a corruption scandal since late past year, Park's parliamentary impeachment was upheld by the country's Constitutional Court earlier this month. Her dismissal was confirmed by the country's top court earlier this month. Park's detention could be a political game-changer, as her supporters - mostly conservative and elderly - are increasingly uniting.

Author: 0 The Senate Could Go 'Nuclear' This Week. What Does That Mean?

Meanwhile, pro-Gorsuch groups such as the Koch-backed Concerned Veterans for America have run ads pressuring vulnerable Democrats to support Gorsuch, as Republicans have repeatedly touted his long bipartisan list of supporters outside the beltway.

Global Media 'Sesame Street' To Introduce Muppet With Autism
Author: 0 'Sesame Street' To Introduce Muppet With Autism

Christine Ferraro , a writer for the series, said on 60 Minutes that the team behind the show were especially sensitive when creating the new character, and worked with autism organizations and educators to best understand how to portray an autistic child.

Author: 0 Crowds march in Edinburgh to support EU

Mr Tusk told European Union leaders: "Europe as a political entity will either be united, or will not be at all", adding that "only a united Europe can be a sovereign Europe in relation to the rest of the world". Margaritis Schinas, the spokesman for the European Commission - the EU's executive - said the body was informed in advance and was "ready to begin negotiations".

Global Media Juno Awards set to pay tribute to Leonard Cohen, showcase rising stars
Author: 0 Juno Awards set to pay tribute to Leonard Cohen, showcase rising stars

Even from the afterlife, Leonard Cohen is still dominating the Canadian music scene, with his swan song You Want it Darker taking home Album of the Year honours at the Juno Awards in Ottawa Sunday. Manitoba-born, B.C. -based Tim Neufeld landed his second Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year award, this year for his album Hootenanny! with his band The Glory Boys .

Author: 0 Scotland formally requests independence vote from UK

Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour leader, added there is no evidence of an appetite for another vote among Scots, who voted against independence by 55 per cent to 44 per cent in 2014. SCOTS BACK the Scottish Parliament's right to call for a second independence referendum, a new poll has found, in a blow to the UK Government. She now has the go-ahead to ask May for a Section 30 order - that would make Scotland's vote for independence legally binding.

Global Media Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn didn't initially disclose Russian Federation speeches
Author: 0 Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn didn't initially disclose Russian Federation speeches

Later on Friday evening, Todd appeared on NBC's "Nightly News", observing that the president's debunked assertions were the primary reason for a perceived lack of legitimacy in Trump's administration. House Democrats last month also revealed the existence of those two speeches, saying Flynn received $11,250 from the airline and $11,250 from the cybersecurity firm.

Author: 0 Manchin shares details on Gorsuch support

The senator is part of a group of 10 Democrats up for re-election next year in states Trump won, all weighing whether to vote for Gorsuch and risk angering their liberal base - Or oppose him, prompting Republicans to permanently change Senate rules to eliminate the filibuster.

Author: 0 Sizing up Bulldogs, Tar Heels

The Tar Heels were happy afterward. You know, again. Just a year ago, the Tar Heels were in the national championship game against Villanova, but after a miracle shot to tie things near the end for what appeared to be an overtime trip, their hearts were shredded after Villanova nailed the game-winning shot at the buzzer.

Author: 0 Corruption: Former South Korea president jailed

Being taken into custody is a dramatic step in the disgrace of South Korea's first woman president, and was a key demand of the millions of people who took to the streets to protest against her as the scandal engulfed her leadership past year.

Global Media Pakistani abducted engineer safely recovered in Sudan: FO
Author: 0 Pakistani abducted engineer safely recovered in Sudan: FO

An official of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM IO) said the government is using oil revenue to purchase weapons and kill civilians. In 2017, WFP plans to assist more than 4.4 million vulnerable people in Sudan -displaced, refugees, climate-affected populations, and host communities- through a range of activities, including emergency food aid, cash-based transfers, nutritional support, and resilience-building activities to help communities become independent.

Author: 0 Rays' Longoria hits 1st home run of new major league season

Losing Gregorius a very big blow, but if Castro, who's off to a terrific start per usual, does his thing, he can assist in the Yankees' quest to bypass one of the many painful features of the 2016 season. He struck out 11 with no walks in seven innings - all for naught. A clearly shaken Tanaka was taken out of the game by Joe Girardi with two out in the bottom of the third, having thrown nearly 70 pitches with the Yankees now running a five-run deficit 7-2.

Global Media Leopard briefly shuts down Nepal's international airport
Author: 0 Leopard briefly shuts down Nepal's international airport

The leopard disappeared into the storm drains along the runway along the runway. Police believe the animal may have entered the airport from gate No. A team of Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, hunters of TIA, forest officials, representatives of Central Zoo, among others, were involved in the search operation.

Global Media Russian Spokesman Suggests Meeting Between Trump, Putin
Author: 0 Russian Spokesman Suggests Meeting Between Trump, Putin

Vladimir Putin said allegations that Russian Federation interfered in the latest U.S. elections are "lies" used for "domestic American politics". 'Watch my lips, no, ' Putin said. "I am beating up on Russian Federation..." Those are fake news and this is slander, ' he said from Moscow. Raddatz asked McCain for his thoughts on House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes' going to the White House to receive information related to the Russian Federation investigation, a move that White ...

Author: 0 Official results confirm Serbia PM Vucic elected president

Vucic's Serbian Progressive Party also dominates the parliament. People pass posters of Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, in Novi Sad, Serbia March 18, 2017. If he gets more than half the vote on Sunday, he would avoid a runoff election on April 16 in which the opposition could coalesce behind a single candidate.

Global Media US is prepared to act alone against North Korea
Author: 0 US is prepared to act alone against North Korea

Ambassador Nikki Haley said the Trump administration has "no patience" for the "cat and mouse situation" in which North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile tests and other provocations are met only with U.N. So far the posture of Japan and South Korea toward the North Korean threat has been to treat Pyongyang's bluster with caution and prepare missile defenses.

Global Media North Carolina, Gonzaga to meet in NCAA final
Author: 0 North Carolina, Gonzaga to meet in NCAA final

But make no mistake. You're darned right there were. "I just try to be that for us". "This is the last two games of the season", Williams-Goss said. "But Perk went out and grabbed him before he was in the shooting motion and, as it turned out, you couldn't be any better, you know?" Williams said the length of the investigation in some ways has been a punishment for his program.