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Author: 0 Will Trump echo Xi's words in leaders' first meeting?

The pair spoke by phone a day after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan, in what analysts said was a warning ahead of Trump's summit with China's Xi Jinping at which North Korea is set to dominate the agenda. Winston Lord, the USA ambassador to China under former President Ronald Reagan and top diplomat to the region under former President Bill Clinton, said he assumes Trump isn't bluffing this time.

Global Media Calls for action mount after latest attack in Syria
Author: 0 Calls for action mount after latest attack in Syria

More than 250,000 people have been killed in Syria's civil war and, after more than six years, no political solution to the fighting is in sight. The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, issued what appeared to be a threat of unilateral action if Security Council members could not agree.

Author: 0 Masters 2017: Par 3 Contest canceled due to bad weather

Play started at 12:30 p.m. ET, the same time the gates reopened to patrons. The results were wiped out and, officially, there will have been no Par-3 Contest for the first time since 1959. He's the betting favorite and likely the most talented golfer on the course. "I mean, big time". But the softly spoken 25-year-old kept expectations low during his press conference ahead of Thursday's first round, telling reporters that he has struggled recently with his short game, a key component of ...

Global Media Civilian casualties in Iraq, Syria undercut USA victories
Author: 0 Civilian casualties in Iraq, Syria undercut USA victories

He said protecting civilians was an "absolute priority". The attack came as US-backed forces launched fierce fighting in western Mosul . The Iraqi forces number around 100,000 men, he added. After his arrival in Baghdad, Guterres met President Fuad Masum, parliament speaker Salim al-Juburi and Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari. Local officials and eye witnesses say as many as 240 people may have been killed in the al-Jadida district when a huge blast caused a building to collapse, ...

Author: 0 White House works to revive health care bill

The structure of the House Republican majority is such that, when the Freedom Caucus signals that it has a problem, that means House leadership also has a problem. "Bottom line, ... we're asking for one thing: Premiums for the people we serve have to come down, and if they don't come down, we will have failed". Later Tuesday, Louisiana GOP Rep.

Author: 0 Russian investigators detain six on terror suspicion, no links to bomb attack

IS has recruited many Islamist militants from Central Asian republics and the North Caucasus. "We see that the situation unfortunately is not improving and the best proof of that is the recent events in St. Monday's attack killed 14 people and injured nearly 50. Before blowing himself up, Dzhalilov left a second bomb, hidden in a bag, at another subway station.

Author: 0 North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Into Sea in Latest Test

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a very short statement said the United States has "spoken enough" about North Korea. The State Department issued a terse statement from America's top diplomat acknowledging "yet another" launch and saying: "We have no further comment ".

Global Media Syria attack symptoms consistent with nerve agent use
Author: 0 Syria attack symptoms consistent with nerve agent use

The UN's Commission of Inquiry for Syria said it had also begun investigating the "alleged use of chemical weapons". U.S. President Donald Trump denounced the attack as "reprehensible and can not be ignored by the civilized world" in a statement released by the White House Tuesday.

Global Media Two bodies found floating in Hudson River near Hoboken
Author: 0 Two bodies found floating in Hudson River near Hoboken

The bodies were found separately around 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the deaths of two men found floating in the Hudson River don't appear to be suspicious. It wasn't clear how long the bodies had been in the water, nor was it known if there were any apparent signs of trauma. The exact cause and manner of death of both Harb and Bustamonte are still pending the findings of the Medical Examiner.

Global Media Trump says Syria attack 'crossed a lot of lines'
Author: 0 Trump says Syria attack 'crossed a lot of lines'

Security Council as the USA and its European allies accused Moscow of providing cover for what they characterized as the worst chemical weapons attack since August, 2013, when the Syrian government killed more than 1,400 civilians in the Damascus suburbs of Eastern Ghouta, according to the United States .

Global Media US will take action on Syrian chemical attacks if UN doesn't
Author: 0 US will take action on Syrian chemical attacks if UN doesn't

The gas attack marks the Syrian strongman's first real test of Trump, who repeatedly criticized former President Barack Obama for getting involved in Syria. "The United States stands with our allies across the globe to condemn this horrific attack and all other horrific attacks, for that matter", said the US President as he indicated that he would be adopting a much tough attitude against the Syrian regime.

Author: 0 N.Korea fires ballistic missile, USA says clock has now run out

But Tillerson's brief, cryptic statement made the US response to the missile-test unclear . "Therefore if an ICBM attack was imminent the president would have to conduct a preemptive strike". "But alliances have not always worked out very well for us. OK?" Asia's markets mostly rose on Wednesday but investors moved nervously ahead of a summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump this week.

Author: 0 North Korea test-fires missile ahead of Trump's meeting with Chinese leader

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for USA policy toward China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mongolia. "The US is going to focus on that and that's people he had brought into his administration", he said. "He has also vowed to protest the chronic trade imbalance between the United States and China, which he railed against during his presidential campaign".

Author: 0 White supremacists don't know what to make of Jared Kushner

As Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, descended into Baghdad on Monday, the highest-profile passenger aboard his military aircraft was neither a seasoned Iraq hand nor even someone who'd visited the country before.

Global Media Trump gives strongest warning he may take action in Syria
Author: 0 Trump gives strongest warning he may take action in Syria

At a Rose Garden news conference, Trump accused the Assad government of being behind the "horrific" attack that targeted "women, small children, and even lovely little babies". A top Syrian rebel representative said he held United Nations mediator Staffan De Mistura "personally responsible" for the attack. Trump described the attack as "horrible" and "unspeakable" and called it a "terrible affront to humanity".

Global Media United Kingdom police give details of London attacker, make more arrests
Author: 0 United Kingdom police give details of London attacker, make more arrests

At the same time, it is expected they will be looking for anyone else doing a similar thing to aid the attack, since which there have been 11 arrests and a series of vehicle seizures across the UK. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack on Westminster Bridge and at Parliament. Further details about the rampage continued to emerge.

Global Media War crimes in Syria persists — United Nations chief
Author: 0 War crimes in Syria persists — United Nations chief

Historians and activists have pointed to a long history of Assad regimes taking extreme measures against their own people, from the infamous 1982 massacre in which Assad's father and predecessor, Hafez al-Assad, killed thousands in an effort to crush an uprising in Hama, to attacks in the ongoing war, such as the 2013 chemical attack in Ghouta, a rebel-held suburb of Damascus.

Global Media Triple Talaq: Man divorces wife through newspaper advertisement
Author: 0 Triple Talaq: Man divorces wife through newspaper advertisement

The woman told the police she was shocked to see the ad in a local Urdu daily on March 4. Mohd Mushtaquddin married the woman in 2015 and took her after five months to Saudi Arabia, where he worked. The arrest came a day after his wife lodged a complaint against him. Mr Haneef was released on bail, but police said that he would be arrested again - this time on charges of rape.

Global Media Ex-Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo could return to play in NFL
Author: 0 Ex-Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo could return to play in NFL

But Romo and CBS came to an agreement Monday night. He will replace Phil Simms who is a veteran commentator for CBS, so he will work Jim Nantz this season for broadcasting. "Tell us the one about Romo joining the Broncos!" When it comes to Kaepernick, the Texans have had internal discussions about signing him and it makes me wonder will they make a move now that Romo is out of the picture.

Author: 0 With The 'Bathroom Bill' Repealed, North Carolina Gets Basketball Back

According to The Washington Times , the NCAA called HB142 "far from flawless", but "meets the minimal NCAA requirements", therefore allowing them to lift the boycott of championship games. "The NCAA did not lobby for any specific change in the law". They also said, "If we find that our expectations of a discrimination-free environment are not met, we will not hesitate to take necessary action at any time".

Author: 0 Turkey condemns North Korea missile launch

US officials have not identified what type of missile was tested on March 21 since it exploded so soon after launch. The new missile is the result of a 2012 deal between Seoul and Washington, in which South Korea agreed to extend the range of its ballistic missiles to 800 kilometers, more than double the previous 300 kilometers.

Global Media Dundee named best young university in the UK
Author: 0 Dundee named best young university in the UK

The 2017 Young University Rankings used the same 13 rigorous and demanding performance indicators as the overall World University Rankings but only well-performing universities that are 50 years old or younger can join the list, THE said.

Global Media EU lawmakers adopt Brexit resolution, reject pro-Gibraltar hint
Author: 0 EU lawmakers adopt Brexit resolution, reject pro-Gibraltar hint

The British government would want to have an exit talks and discussions in future trade arrangements to happen in parallel. The European Parliament, which can veto a UK-EU deal, is expected to make the guarantee of full EU citizen rights a red line - a potential sticking point which Mrs May has highlighted as a "priority" for the talks ahead.

Author: 0 North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in show of strength

The US Pacific Command, part of the armed forces responsible for defending the USA's west coast, said initial assessments indicate the type of missile fired was a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile. "We do need to talk about [the North Korean nuclear issue] in terms of what are we as a council. going to do to deal with North Korea and how do we push that forward", Haley said on the reason for the meaning.

Global Media Exxon, Qatar Petroleum to explore for oil and gas offshore Cyprus
Author: 0 Exxon, Qatar Petroleum to explore for oil and gas offshore Cyprus

Qatar Petroleum chief executive Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi told the AP there's "a strong possibility" that the geological structure in the area where the partnership is licensed to drill could potentially hold hydrocarbons. State-owned Qatar Petroleum says a 3D seismic survey already is underway in preparation for the start of exploration drilling next year. The E&P exploration drilling deal offshore Cyprus is the latest of the flurry of deals and sanctioned projects in the eastern Mediterranean, ...

Global Media Cherry Coke cans in China feature Warren Buffett's face
Author: 0 Cherry Coke cans in China feature Warren Buffett's face

Cherry Coke has been available in the USA since 1985. Hedge fund owner Chan Heifeng also attributed Buffett's fame in China to investors' interest in educating themselves about long-term investing, which the billionaire is known for. As for his enduring appreciation of Cherry Coke - he invested in Coca-Cola as early as 1985 - Buffett admitted in his shareholders' letter last February that he consumes enough Coke and candy "to satisfy the weekly caloric needs of an National Football League ...

Author: 0 Latest North Korean missile was a Scud

North Korea has launched a KN-15 missile from its eastern coast into the Sea of Japan, U.S. officials said Tuesday. It flew about 300 miles before falling into the sea inside Japan's air defense identification zone, the area in which Tokyo controls aircraft movement.

Global Media Amber Alert for missing Texas girl, 13, canceled
Author: 0 Amber Alert for missing Texas girl, 13, canceled

Limon was last seen on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. Custody was taken away from Zoey's father and Adryana after the latter was arrested on outstanding warrants and released. The suspected vehicle is a white 1996 Chevrolet Suburban with a Texas license plate number HRF7519. The second suspect is Adryana Limon, 33. The first is Joe Valdez, 18, who stands 5'8 and weighs 150 pounds.

Author: 0 All Signs Point Towards Nuclear Option in Gorsuch Confirmation

Speaking shortly before McCain, Murkowski made comments, then announced, "I will not acquiesce to an effort to deny Judge Gorsuch a seat on the Supreme Court". Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said when asked if he was ready to back the nuclear option. It's now a game of chicken to see which party will blink first in a Supreme Court battle with wide-reaching implications.

Author: 0 Sunken South Korean ferry Sewol emerges after 3 years under water

Salvaging the Sewol ferry which sank off South Korea's coast in April 2014 began Wednesday, and by Thursday morning, some parts of the ship emerged above the surface and were visible on live TV footage. Relatives are hoping those remains will be found inside the ferry. After the ferry safely leaves the accident site, the ministry said divers will search carefully for any remains left in the water and on sea floor.

Author: 0 Foster And Clinton Among Mourners At McGuinness Funeral

President Michael D Higgins and his predecessor Mary McAleese will also be at the requiem mass for the Sinn Fein veteran, as will Taoiseach Enda Kenny . Fr Canny also reminded those gathered that, as well as a political leader, Mr McGuinness was, in his own eyes, first and foremost a husband, father and grandfather.

Author: 0 Canadian accused in Yahoo hack has bail hearing

DiCarlo said Baratov's parents have agreed to act as their son's sureties. "It's not a risk", the father, Akhmet Tokbergenov, told the judge. The 35-page document, formally titled "the application record for provisional arrest warrant", says Baratov acted as a "hacker for hire" between 2014 and December 2016.

Global Media India's highways run dry after court liquor ban
Author: 0 India's highways run dry after court liquor ban

Thammana, a liquor shop owner on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway, said he will be financially hit by the Supreme Court order. Rajasthan PWD department to denotify State Highways to Urban roads to circumvent SC's liquor ban order at National and State Highways.

Global Media Sena threatens House ruckus over flight ban
Author: 0 Sena threatens House ruckus over flight ban

Raising the issue during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha, Anandrao Adsul said speaker Sumitra Mahajan is the custodian of the House "but our matter has not been resolved yet". "But there has been no action against them (Air India staff)", he said. Adsul has asserted that the Sena has so far refrained from hungama (drama) since it is a part of the government, but that will change unless Gaikwad's complaints against Air India for poor service are processed, and the ban on him revoked.

Global Media Trump to decide whether to stay Paris climate pact by late May
Author: 0 Trump to decide whether to stay Paris climate pact by late May

Trump, who doubts that greenhouse gases from fossil fuels are warming the planet, began undoing former President Barack Obama's policies to slow global warming this week in a shift to favour the USA coal industry. The order directs the Environmental Protection Agency to redraft regulations related to carbon emissions at power plants, eliminates guidance calling for the consideration of climate change when making federal decisions, allows for federal coal leasing, and promotes the development ...

Global Media President Trump: Syrian Attack 'Crossed A Lot Of Lines For Me'
Author: 0 President Trump: Syrian Attack 'Crossed A Lot Of Lines For Me'

Obama famously drew a "red line" with regard to chemical weapons but did not take decisive action after Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons, killing as many as 1,400 of his own people, including hundreds of children. In the immediate wake of Tuesday's bombing, one of the worst in Syrian history, the White House initially responded by pointing the finger at the Obama administration for emboldening Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his government.

Global Media 'I now have responsibility' when it comes to Syria
Author: 0 'I now have responsibility' when it comes to Syria

Holding up photos of victims of the attack, Haley accused Russian Federation of blocking action and closing its eyes to the "barbarity" of three previous chemical attacks that investigators blamed on the Syrian government by vetoing a resolution in late February that would have imposed sanctions on those responsible.

Global Media Entire J&K, including Gilgit-Baltistan, belongs to India: Minister
Author: 0 Entire J&K, including Gilgit-Baltistan, belongs to India: Minister

The entire State of Jammu and Kashmir acceded to India in 1947. The players impersonating the Pakistan team turned out in that country's colours, while the team representing India wore white. "Even during the Kargil war, then president of America invited both Nawaz Sharif and Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji for talks in Washington which was politely refused by Vajpayee that it is a bilateral issue and it is between Pakistan and India", he added.

Author: 0 Will Bill O'Reilly survive advertiser defections?

Notable among the companies pulling ads are several auto manufacturers, including BMW, Mercedes Benz , Hyundai , and Subaru. Ailes has recognized the value and impact of politically incendiary shows like "The O'Reilly Factor ". President Donald Trump defended Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly amid revelations that O'Reilly and the network paid out millions to settle sexual harassment claims by five women.

Global Media SC dismisses review plea in Jaya case
Author: 0 SC dismisses review plea in Jaya case

The SC order in the DA case, that has gone through various trial phases over the last 20 years, was finally pronounced on February 14, 2017. The Supreme court had put a stamp on the verdict of a special court that had found disproportionate assets worth Rs.

Global Media Controversial White House strategist Bannon dropped from USA security council
Author: 0 Controversial White House strategist Bannon dropped from USA security council

Bloomberg News first reported the news of the changes . It was an nontraditional role for a political hand like Bannon to have a role on the high-level policy council. The National Security Council was formed in 1947 to advise the president on foreign, military and domestic policies related to the country's security and to enhance cooperation among departments on all such matters.

Author: 0 Trump believes Susan Rice committed crime, declines to provide evidence

White House lawyers first discovered Rice's requests in February, during a National Security Council review conducted by Ezra Cohen-Watnick, its senior director for intelligence, Bloomberg reported on April 3. There is nothing improper, unusual or political about such requests. If the government was anxious about collusion, wouldn't they listen in on both sides? Names of Americans swept up incidentally in the collection of intelligence are normally masked, or kept redacted, in intelligence ...

Global Media Trump says he'll work to address refugee crisis
Author: 0 Trump says he'll work to address refugee crisis

On Sept. 5, 2013, Trump tweeted: "Do NOT attack Syria, fix U.S.A". Responding to a series of questions on the Syrian chemical attack, Mr. Trump indicated that he is going to adopt a much tougher approach against the authoritarian Syrian regime, but he did not gave any indication of what steps plans to take after the terrible chemical attacks against innocent people.