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Author: 0 WH Official: North Korea A Test For US-China Relations

With North Korea topping the agenda, their two-day gathering is to pose an early test of the two countries' diplomacy. "We have no further comment", Mr. Many weapons experts say the North could have a functioning nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the continental USA within a few years. The overall distance is considerably shorter than the 300 miles reached in the February test, indicating the latest launch might have been a failure.

Global Media Donald Trump says he thinks Susan Rice committed a crime
Author: 0 Donald Trump says he thinks Susan Rice committed a crime

As national security adviser, Ms. Rice had the authority to request unmasking of USA citizens picked up in surveillance operations of foreigners, provided there was a legitimate concern for national security or the safety of the citizen. But she was caught in a lie again. Rice has firmly denied that she did anything inappropriate in requesting the identities of Trump associates. "She has a pattern of lying her way out of things".

Author: 0 Is North Korea putting nuclear-tipped bargaining chip on table?

The launch comes just a day before the start of a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, where talks about adding pressure on the North to drop its arms development will take center stage. Kim, the analyst, also said it's likely the North will continue to test-fire missiles over the next few months as it continues to pursue a reliable nuclear-tipped missile that can reach the mainland U.S.

Author: 0 Israel military says Palestinian killed Israeli in West Bank

The military gave no details about the suspect, but photographs showed the auto had Palestinian licence plates. A man in his twenties was killed in the attack, and a 19-year old injured. Others have been killed in clashes with Israeli troops. "There is no safety for the occupation army or settlers as long as they deny our rights, occupy our land, and attack our people and its holy sites", he added.

Global Media Senate Dems expected to start Gorsuch filibuster Thursday
Author: 0 Senate Dems expected to start Gorsuch filibuster Thursday

Republican and Democratic senators exchanged bitter accusations Tuesday as they headed toward an explosive confrontation over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee that could change the Senate, and the court, for generations. The tactic if invoked would lower the confirmation threshold to a filibuster-proof simple majority of 51 votes in the 100-member Senate rather than the 60 votes now needed to stop delaying tactics by opponents.

Author: 0 South Korea cruise missile test a 'success,' report says

The initial US and South Korean assessments indicated it was a KN-15 medium-range missile, whose first publicly known test in February was considered by many foreign experts as a potentially worrying development. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles). Seoul's Defense Minister Han Min-koo observed the launch and Yonhap's source said the missile met the important requirements of launch, flight and target strike.

Global Media Hindu Vigilantes In India Deal Mob Justice To Muslim Who Transported Cow
Author: 0 Hindu Vigilantes In India Deal Mob Justice To Muslim Who Transported Cow

The incident happened on April 1 after gau rakshaks affiliated with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal stopped their vehicle on NH 8, alleging that they were illegally transporting cows. In 2015, a group of Hindus lynched their neighbor over rumors of slaughtering a cow. Cows are revered in the Hindu religion as the mother of civilisation and many worshippers equate its slaughter or eating beef as blasphemy.

Global Media North Korea test was a Scud missile
Author: 0 North Korea test was a Scud missile

Most North Korean missiles use liquid propellant, which generally must be added to the missile on the launch pad before firing. 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 St Petersburg subway bomber identified as man from Kyrgyzstan
Author: 0 St Petersburg subway bomber identified as man from Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan's State Committee for National Security said in a statement that one suspect behind the bombing is a Kyrgyz-born Russian national it identified as Akbarzhon Dzhalilov. The Russian business daily Kommersant said that security agencies had learned of a terror plot in St. Petersburg from a Russian man affiliated with IS who had come from Syria.

Author: 0 Hotel fraternity not to move SC over liquor ban

But, the court said in a revised order, that even permit rooms, in-house vends and restaurants would not be allowed to sell alcohol off the highways. The decision of the apex court will affect 15,699 licensed liquor outlets out of 25,513 in Maharashtra.

Author: 0 Calm urged in South Africa protests against president

President Jacob Zuma recalled Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and others from a key global economic roadshow (and recalled the deputy finance minister who was actually still in the country), amid rumors of a major Cabinet reshuffle. Zuma has denied any wrongdoing. The firing of Gordhan, who was widely considered an effective, honest steward of the economy, further alarmed many South Africans.

Author: 0 Trump tells Abe all options on table to handle N. Korea

The KN-15, known as "Pukguksong-2" in North Korea, uses pre-loaded solid fuel, which shortens launch preparation times, boosts its mobility and makes it harder for outsiders to detect ahead of liftoff. Kim Hong-kyun (L), South Korea's chief envoy on North Korea issues, poses for a photo with his United States and Japanese counterparts, Joseph Yun (C) and Kenji Kanasugi (R), during a meeting in Washington on February 27, 2017.

Global Media Shoemaker makes first appearance since head injury
Author: 0 Shoemaker makes first appearance since head injury

Boring allowed back-to-back singles to Jefry Marte and Cameron Maybin to begin the ninth before retiring Andrelton Simmons on a fielder's choice. The pitcher then exited the game. Oakland starting pitcher Sean Manaea faulted himself, especially for a walk that contributed to the rally. "I think I've grown a lot", Manaea said.

Global Media Hundreds evacuated from New Zealand town after levee fails
Author: 0 Hundreds evacuated from New Zealand town after levee fails

Cyclone Debbie is the strongest tropical cyclone in the Australian region in the last two years and caused significant damage in parts of Queensland late last month. Access to Kaikoura had already diminished last November, when a magnitude 7.8 quake badly damaged the town, closing the main northbound highway. Local government minister Anne Tolley said she understood that the operators of the dams had released some water over the past few days in anticipation of the high rainfall, but she did ...

Author: 0 Wet and windy weather will add to Augusta frustration-Nicklaus

But in the last 10 years, only one player from among the top three in the world ranking won the Masters - Phil Mickelson (3) in 2010. Of that group, only the 22-year-old Rahm has failed to place in the Top 5 previously, as this will be the first time he has entered the Masters.

Global Media Woman falls off Northern California bridge while taking selfie
Author: 0 Woman falls off Northern California bridge while taking selfie

Following in the unsafe footsteps of the woman who was been killed taking photos on train tracks, and the model who risked her life posing on a skyscraper, a woman has fallen 60 feet off a bridge while trying to take a selfie . In February 2015, it became a popular area with 34 trespassers being arrested in a single day that month. "I'd say over a normal year, we hand out a few citations for the same thing", sheriff's spokesperson Dena Erwin said at that time.

Author: 0 Cavs' Thompson injures thumb, ending NBA playing streak

Thomas had 17 points in the first half and Al Horford scored 12, but no other Boston player had more than five points in the first two quarters. "When we do that, we're a pretty good team". That's not the impression you would have gotten if you'd asked Cavaliers star LeBron James , who offered little more than a ho-hum about Wednesday's showdown.

Author: 0 Pepsi pulls controversial Kendall Jenner ad

In the most incriminating shot, critics noticed that Jenner appears to even mimic Ieshia Evans , who was iconically photographed standing still in front of rushing police officers who ultimately arrested her during a Black Lives Matter protest after the police shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge past year.

Author: 0 How North Korea makes its money: Coal, forced labor and hacking

Pyongyang test-fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Wednesday, a day before the Trump-Xi summit, where North Korea's increasingly defiant arms programme was set to take centre stage. The North is believed to be developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could hit the United States and its leader, Kim Jong Un, has vowed to test-launch one at any time.

Global Media Top Trump aide: Andrea Mitchell does PR for Dems
Author: 0 Top Trump aide: Andrea Mitchell does PR for Dems

President Trump hosted King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House, told the New York Times he thought former National Security Adviser Susan Rice had committed a crime and was scheduled to speak with the leaders of Germany and Japan.

Author: 0 543 civilians killed in Iraq violence in March

It described him as the "second-in-command" to ISIL leader Abubakr Al Baghdadi, and the extremist group's "war minister". But for the first time anger over lives lost is becoming a significant issue as Iraqi troops backed by USA special forces and coalition airstrikes wade into more densely populated districts of Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, and US -backed Syrian fighters battle closer to the Islamic State group's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa.

Global Media Putin critic Denis Voronenkov shot dead in Ukraine
Author: 0 Putin critic Denis Voronenkov shot dead in Ukraine

Voronenkov's bodyguard was also wounded, but returned fire and hit the gunman. "Voronenkov isn't a crook - he's an investigator of mortal danger to Russia's security services", he said. Voronenkov fled to Ukraine a year ago and was helping the Ukrainian authorities build a treason case against Yanukovich, Ukraine's pro-Russia former president.

Global Media Ukraine president: former MP killing was Russian
Author: 0 Ukraine president: former MP killing was Russian "state terrorism"

The killer and Voronenkov's bodyguard were wounded during the attack, he added. Pictures distributed by Agence France-Presse show police standing over the bloodied body of Voronenkov, lying face-up on a Kiev sidewalk. "We think that all the fabrications that can already be heard about a "notorious Russian link" are absurd", said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

Author: 0 SpaceX makes history by sending a recycled rocket into space

SpaceX is aiming for another space industry first on Thursday when it plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket that has flown before, a key step in billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's quest to cut the cost of space flight. "We don't believe we're taking an inordinate risk here", said Halliwell, noting that the rocket is in sufficiently good shape that its launch insurance rates did not increase.

Author: 0 Cloture And The Nuclear Option: What To Know About The Gorsuch Vote

The archives contacted the White House about the matter because the Presidential Records Act requires such correspondence to be preserved for history. "Seventy-nine judicial nominees of President Obama were blocked by the filibuster. compared to 68 nominees obstructed under all presidents combined by from George Washington to George Bush".

Global Media Islamic Association of Lincoln chairman condemns 'cowardly' London terror attack
Author: 0 Islamic Association of Lincoln chairman condemns 'cowardly' London terror attack

The arrests in the West Midlands and the north west regions of the United Kingdom bring the total in custody to nine, Assistant Deputy Commissioner Mark Rowley said in a press conference Friday. Police also seized three vehicles after an armed raid Friday morning near the complex in Birmingham where the attacker, Khalid Masood , is believed to have been staying .

Author: 0 Severe Weather Threat: Wednesday into Thursday

A warm front was moving quickly northward across the state Wednesday morning, and the air south of it will become more unstable as the day progresses. Weather Servis officials said the tornado watch included seven counties; Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton and Jasper counties.

Author: 0 Arab leaders endorse two-state solution, say ready for reconciliation with Israel

Despite Trump being vague on his plans regarding peace initiative for the Palestinian conflict and saying that he is open to one-state solution, USA envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt met with Aboul-Ghiet prior to the summit and said that they had constructive discussion regarding the Palestinian conflict and a plan for a comprehensive peace in the region.

Author: 0 Trump may get involved in India-Pakistan peace process: Haley

Security Council for April. The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, told ABC's "This Week", that President Trump's less confrontational stance is not an obstacle to her "beating up on Russian Federation". Devin Nunes, had help from the administration to view secret intelligence reports that he says pointed to inappropriate leaking. In February a year ago, as Mr Trump was challenging the Republican establishment to secure the party's White House nomination, she called the brash property ...

Global Media Brownback voices support for proposed flat tax in KS
Author: 0 Brownback voices support for proposed flat tax in KS

It would also lower the state sales tax rate on food purchases by one percentage point, to 5.5 percent. The Senate committee's plan adopts the current top rate of 4.6 percent for all. She said the objective was to identify a package that would receive the minimum 21 votes in the Senate and 63 votes in the House for passage - and avoid a Brownback veto.

Global Media North Korea fires ballistic missile into East Sea
Author: 0 North Korea fires ballistic missile into East Sea

The firing was made as South Korean and USA troops were conducting annual military drills that the North views as an invasion rehearsal. The missile fired from land in the area of the eastern coastal city of Sinpo on Wednesday morning flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles), according to a South Korean military statement.

Author: 0 United States comment terse on latest North Korea missile

Two weeks ago, the South Korean and US militaries said they detected what they called a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch. Kim, the analyst, also said it's likely the North will continue to test-fire missiles over the next few months as it continues to pursue a reliable nuclear-tipped missile that can reach the mainland U.S.

Global Media Turkey's Erdogan calls on Iraqi Kurds to lower Kurdish flag in Kirkuk
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan calls on Iraqi Kurds to lower Kurdish flag in Kirkuk

Kirkuk's population is comprised mainly of Arab, Turkmen and Kurdish inhabitants. Observers in Baghdad and elsewhere in the region have been quick to condemn what they see as unilateral moves to annex Kirkuk to the KRG. The United Nations has also warned that the decision to fly the Kurdish flag over the citadel in Kirkuk could inflame tensions. Barzani and his faction are seen as opponents of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged a deadly insurgency in Turkey since 1984 and ...

Author: 0 Tillerson gets applause at first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting

Tillerson said Friday that "the United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions". Under Trump, Washington has stepped up pressure on Europe to pay more for its own defense. According to data from NATO, Croatia previous year allocated to defence 1.21 percent of GDP, compared to 1.37 percent in 2015. Merkel and her Christian Democratic allies, who rule in a coalition with Gabriel's party, have been more willing than Gabriel to ...

Author: 0 Seven arrested in St Petersburg subway bombing probe

Alleged suicide bomber Akbarzhon Jalilov who is suspected of carrying out the terror attack in the St. Petersburg subway had a clean record, a source in the law enforcement agencies told TASS on April 5. Petersburg metro". "It was Akbarjon Djalilov", a statement by the Investigative Committee said. "We stand with the people and Government of Russian Federation in their moment of grief and pray for the bereaved families and early recovery of the injured", stated Ansari.

Author: 0 Kushner arrives in Iraq with Joint Chiefs chairman for visit

Kushner , an observant Jew, has known Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for decades, and Trump has expressed rampant optimism at his son-in-law's ability to broker an agreement. Valued by Trump for his discretion and loyalty, the baby-faced 36-year-old is officially a White House senior adviser with far-reaching influence over domestic and foreign policy.

Global Media Ban on term-time holidays upheld
Author: 0 Ban on term-time holidays upheld

Speaking after the ruling was given, Coleraine man Platt said he was "not at all surprised" at the judgment. 'The evidence shows every extra day of school missed can affect a pupil's chances of achieving good GCSEs, which has a lasting effect on their life chances We will examine the judgment carefully and will update schools and local authorities as soon as possible so they are clear what the judgment means for them'.

Global Media NC bracing for storms that could bring rain, snow and hail
Author: 0 NC bracing for storms that could bring rain, snow and hail

Wednesday. TIMING: Storms are possible anytime from now through the evening. Greene Hall and RBD Library will be open as shelters throughout the duration of the tornado warning. Hail driven by damaging severe thunderstorm winds can enhance the threat of injury and damage. Storms are expected to move out of the area by late afternoon or early evening and move northeast.

Author: 0 St Petersburg metro bomber identified as Kyrgyz man

Authorities believed the suspect, 23, from former Soviet Central Asia, was linked to radical groups and carried the explosive device on to the train in a rucksack. Petersburg since November 2015 for terror-related crimes and involvement in the activity of the Jabhat al-Nusra and the Islamic State terrorist organizations outlawed in Russian Federation.

Global Media Tornado Hits Georgia As Severe Storms Pelt Southeast
Author: 0 Tornado Hits Georgia As Severe Storms Pelt Southeast

Schools have dismissed early across South Carolina's central region under the threat of severe weather. It's futurecast radar now shows the worst potential of severe and damaging storms could be between 2 p.m. There's also a chance for isolated tornadoes and hail, National Weather Service meteorologist Matthew Sena told CNN . The highest risk area covers parts of Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky.

Global Media Cavaliers regain top spot in the East with rout of Celtics
Author: 0 Cavaliers regain top spot in the East with rout of Celtics

The win put Cleveland a game ahead of Boston for the top seed in the conference with four games to play and also secured the season series 3-1 in the Cavs' favour. That should go a long way toward making this entire matchup be as mundane as James said it would be. Regardless of seed, the Celtics will still be considered underdogs if they face Cleveland in the playoffs.

Global Media Hundreds march in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple
Author: 0 Hundreds march in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple

Thousands of protesters in Dutch capital Amsterdam showed solidarity for two gay men, who were badly beaten over the weekend in the eastern city of Arnhem, by holding hands. Politicians from around the country began holding hands in public after the attacks in support of the victims. The leader of the liberal D66 party, Alexander Pechtold , held hands with his party colleague Wouter Koolmees .

Global Media Macron seen beating Le Pen in second round of French election
Author: 0 Macron seen beating Le Pen in second round of French election

The comment appeared to be a swipe at Le Pen's efforts to detoxify the party her father Jean-Marie Le Pen founded and make it more palatable to mainstream voters. Meanwhile, there were vitriolic exchanges between Poutou and Le Pen over accusations that Le Pen had paid her party staff with funds from the European Parliament.

Author: 0 Latest NKorean missile was a Scud

Trump will loudly proclaim to an American domestic audience that his tough bargaining has extracted victory over China on the issues of North Korea and U.S. LONDON, April 5 Caution prevailed across major markets on Wednesday before a potentially tense meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping later this week, although metals and oil prices firmed on hope of better global demand.

Author: 0 Syria Chemical Attack 'Crosses Many, Many Lines

Back then the US and the West briefly flirted with a military intervention before an off-handed remark by then-Secretary of State John Kerry opened the door for Russian Federation to offer to broker a voluntary chemical weapons disarmament by Syria.

Global Media Trump removes strategist Steve Bannon from National Security Council
Author: 0 Trump removes strategist Steve Bannon from National Security Council

The NSC serves to advise the president on domestic, foreign and military policies relating to national security. Bannon reportedly opposed the change and wanted to quit if the president gave the OK. The reshuffling of Trump's security council will strengthen the roles of top-ranked intelligence and defense officials, including National Security Adviser H.R.

Global Media Uttar Pradesh: Ten year-old forest girl shows improvement in health
Author: 0 Uttar Pradesh: Ten year-old forest girl shows improvement in health

She was rescued by the police in Bahraich from a troop of monkeys. When he tried to rescue the girl, who seemed to be comfortable with the apes, they screeched at him and so dod the girl. The Uttar Pradesh police had rescued her in Bahraich district and had admitted her to the city hospital for treatment. The CMO said the girl looked like she lived with animals for quite some time until she was spotted.

Global Media Putin critic Navalny jailed after protests
Author: 0 Putin critic Navalny jailed after protests

He posted a selfie on Twitter from the courtroom, saying: "A time will come when we'll put them on trial too - and that time it will be fair". Protestors demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and anti-corruption reforms.

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