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Author: 0 I-85 collapse: Crews razing fallen highway overpass in Atlanta

Crews continued working around the clock to remove scorched debris from the collapsed bridge weakened by a fierce blaze on Thursday. Overall, fewer cars were on the road than on a typical Monday because all metro Atlanta public schools are out for spring break this week.

Global Media Srinagar tense ahead of Lok Sabha by-poll; 'no cakewalk' , admit officials
Author: 0 Srinagar tense ahead of Lok Sabha by-poll; 'no cakewalk' , admit officials

Heavy deployment of police and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was made throughout Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal districts, where the 15 assembly segments comprising the constituency are located. They are on their toes as ensuring smooth and incident free polling in the face of separatists' boycott call and looming threat of violence from militants is an uphill battle.

Global Media Trump aide with Russian Federation ties offers to talk to House panel
Author: 0 Trump aide with Russian Federation ties offers to talk to House panel

He said the committee hoped to have a closed session on Tuesday with FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers. The House Intelligence Committee's investigation into the Trump campaign's potential connections to Russia's election meddling isn't dead - but it's not exactly dancing a jig, either.

Author: 0 Keylor in Boston Herald on French Presidential Election

His proposition to trigger the EU's Article 50 to start exit talks as soon as he would be elected proved too radical for Le Pen.
The National Front leader told Asselineau he was proposing "a brutal exit". Macron and Le Pen remain the top contenders. Macron on Saturday said he wanted to restore military service to France for some 600,000 young people each year as part of efforts to face a world entering an era of "turbulence" comparable to the Cold War.

Author: 0 Trudeau heading to France to mark the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

The parade will start at noon and the ceremony will start at 1 p.m. The Government of Canada committed $5 million for the new Visitor Education Centre and the Vimy Foundation also contributed $5 million thanks to generous donations from the private sector and individual Canadians.

Author: 0 Hillary Reveals Reasons Why She Lost The Election

Last night, the USA military fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at the Assad controlled al-Shayrat military airfield near Homs, killing at least five and injuring many more. "I really believe that we should have, and still should, take out his airfields and prevent him from being able to use them to bomb innocent people and drop sarin gas on them".

Author: 0 A father bids farewell to twin babies after Syria attack

After a barbaric suspected chemical attack on the northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun, photos of a Syrian father clutching the lifeless bodies of his 9-month-old twins, Aya and Ahmed, attracted the collective sorrow and condemnation of the world.

Author: 0 Hwang, Trump hold phone talks over NK nukes after US-China summit

Seoul appears to have carried the brunt of Beijing's anti-THAAD retaliation in recent months through unofficial economic measures, and Trump is understood to have relayed Washington's support for South Korea - where around 30,000 American troops are stationed.

Author: 0 Fowler rides fast start to soar into Masters contention

In a game that needs players with visibility, it will be hard to avoid Fowler if he goes ahead and wins this Masters championship. His previous two Augusta National back nines: 41 as he squandered a five-shot lead in 2016, and 39 on Thursday, as he made yet another quadruple bogey, this one on the usually friendly par-5 15th, where he knocked two balls in the water.

Author: 0 'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade

Following a second day of bilateral talks, press secretary Sean Spicer on Friday said both China and the USA agreed to increase cooperation between the two superpowers to "convince North Korea to peacefully resolve the issue and dismantle its illegal nuclear and missile programmes" and to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons in the Korean peninsula, Politico news reported.

Global Media China, Australia to safeguard global trade
Author: 0 China, Australia to safeguard global trade

Turnbull did not echo the foreign minister's explicit criticism of the lack of liberal democratic values in China during Li's visit to the Australian parliament, but he did reference Australia's democratic tradition at Friday's joint press conference.

Author: 0 USA to boost military defence against North Korea: Trump tells Shinzo Abe

July 2006: North Korea test-fires a Taepodong-2 missile, which the United States says failed after launch. Trump has repeatedly said he wants China to do more to exert its economic influence over its unpredictable ally in Pyongyang to restrain its nuclear and missile programs, but China denies it has any overriding influence on North Korea.

Author: 0 Macron leads field of 11 candidates in French election

At the same time, Macron is still projected to triumph over National Front leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential run-off despite losing support for the third consecutive day, the poll showed. the more we dig, the more corruption there is, the more cheating there is", Philippe Poutou, a fringe candidate, said. Ms Le Pen attacked Francois Fillon for getting rid of 5,000 army officers, when he was prime minister, and criticised the government for not closing down radical mosques.

Global Media Nikki Haley Gets Heckled at Global Women's Summit Over Trump, Russia
Author: 0 Nikki Haley Gets Heckled at Global Women's Summit Over Trump, Russia

She acknowledged the role that Russian Federation has in the Syrian civil war given the fact that some 70 Syrians were killed and 100 more injured in a chemical weapons attack at dawn on Tuesday morning. Her words were met by jeers from the audience with one calling out: 'What about the refugees?' That would seem extremely ironic given Haley's general thoughts on the matter.

Author: 0 Daesh shoots down Iraq chopper over Mosul, killing two pilots

Iraqi air force and army aircraft conduct regular strike operations over the city to support police and special forces units battling the militants. ERBIL , Iraq Two Iraqi army pilots were killed on Thursday when their helicopter was shot down over the city of Mosul by Islamic State , according to a military statement.

Author: 0 Swedish authorities arrest suspect after truck attack

The man arrested yesterday in relation to the attack in the centre of Stockholm is suspected of being the driver of the truck that killed four people, police said on Saturday. Broadcaster SVT says at least five people have been killed in the attack but police could not immediately confirm that. Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahran Qasemi sympathized with Swedish people and government on the sad occasion, IRNA news agency reported.

Global Media US Senate confirms Gorsuch to Supreme Court
Author: 0 US Senate confirms Gorsuch to Supreme Court

By changing the rules on one of the last frontiers in bipartisan confrontation, the Republican and GOP senate has changed the tone and nearly obliterated any effort of cooperation. McConnell has now continued his strong-arm tactics by dismantling the filibuster as a tool the minority party can use against Supreme Court nominees to whom it has serious objections.

Global Media US Senate Confirms Trump's Supreme Court Pick Gorsuch
Author: 0 US Senate Confirms Trump's Supreme Court Pick Gorsuch

Schumer ridiculed McConnell's contention that the Democratic action was unprecedented, noting that the Republican-led Senate previous year refused to consider Democratic former President Barack Obama's nomination of appellate judge Merrick Garland for the same high court seat that Trump selected Gorsuch to fill.

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Author: 0 Trump jokes he's "gotten nothing" from China's Xi so far

Speaking after the two-day summit at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida , U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also said that Xi had agreed to increased cooperation in reining in North Korea's missile and nuclear programs - though he did not offer any new formula for cracking Pyongyang's defiant attitude.

Author: 0 Take away office, AAP will function from streets: Kejriwal

He said the files were being selectively leaked to defame the AAP government ahead of the upcoming polls of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. Hazare said when Kejriwal launched the (Aam Aadmi Party) political outfit, it was the Lord who gave him wisdom to keep away (from Kejriwal) or even "my reputation would be ruined".

Author: 0 At least 9 tornadoes reported in Southeast; Masters event canceled

The nation's Storm Prediction Center said winds were blowing at near 70 miles per hour in some areas, downing trees in several states. In Alabama, multiple counties were at risk of storms bringing hail, damaging winds and possible tornadoes until 9 p.m.

Global Media Twitter and USA government drop fight over anonymous anti-Trump account
Author: 0 Twitter and USA government drop fight over anonymous anti-Trump account

Federal agencies and other defendants "have not come close" to demonstrating any of this, the lawsuit states. Twitter declined to comment to NPR, beyond pointing to the latest filing. "The rights of free speech afforded [to] Twitter's users and Twitter itself under the first amendment of the USA constitution include a right to disseminate such anonymous or pseudonymous political speech", Twitter said in the lawsuit .

Global Media China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit
Author: 0 China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit

This is the first meeting between the Chinese president and Walker. The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Alaska (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Frozen cod and flat fish, such as halibut, topped a lengthy list of fisheries products, which also included frozen salmon and pollock. A distant second on the export list are minerals and ores, accounting for 27 percent.

Global Media Sanctuary Cities Get Another Funding Warning From the White House
Author: 0 Sanctuary Cities Get Another Funding Warning From the White House

Code 1373] as a condition of receiving those awards", he said , referring to a U.S. law which says cities can not prevent federal authorities from enforcing immigration laws. "The recent remarks by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions raise serious legal issues for county governments". In announcing his stand, Sessions said , "Countless Americans would be alive today and countless loved ones would not be grieving today if these policies of sanctuary cities were ended".

Global Media One more London attack victim succumbs to injuries
Author: 0 One more London attack victim succumbs to injuries

The new footage follows the release of earlier video showing slight delays and confusion during the evacuation of Prime Minister Theresa May from Parliament as the attack unfolded. The vehicle Masood used in Wednesday's attack had been hired from rental firm Enterprise's Spring Hill branch in Birmingham, suggesting he still had connections to the area.

Global Media Senate Confirms Gorsuch as McConnell Takes Victory Lap
Author: 0 Senate Confirms Gorsuch as McConnell Takes Victory Lap

The 49-year-old judge from Colorado was officially promoted to the lifetime appointment by a 54-45 vote after Senate Republicans voted to change the rules requiring at least 60 votes for a confirmation. Democrats opposed Gorsuch's nomination, in part, because Trump selected him from a list compiled by right-wing think tanks like the Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society.

Global Media India has never used me against China: Dalai Lama
Author: 0 India has never used me against China: Dalai Lama

The Tibetan government-in-exile, functioning from Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, had also said on Tuesday that China should not oppose the Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal as it was a religious tour and he was invited by the people of Tawang.

Global Media Battalion chief fears 1 dead in residential fire
Author: 0 Battalion chief fears 1 dead in residential fire

The Alameda County coroner said Monday evening that a fourth person remains missing. The number grew to four and authorities so far have identified two victims: Cassandra Robertson, 50, and Edwarn Anderson, 64. The Red Cross Foundation set up tables at Auto Zone on 27th and West streets in order to care for residents. She did not address those issues in a statement Monday and declined to address the latest fire at a City Hall news conference on the relocation of the Oakland Raiders ...

Global Media Scudamore family aims for belated Grand National success
Author: 0 Scudamore family aims for belated Grand National success

But improvements and safety measures have been made to the race over the years, and suggestions have been made to lower some of the more intimidating fences, including Becher's Brook and The Chair. However, modifications to the course since two horses died in each of the 2011 and '12 editions have improved the situation and there were no deaths in the last three races.

Global Media London attack: Khalid Masood's wife condemns his actions
Author: 0 London attack: Khalid Masood's wife condemns his actions

Adjourning the inquest for police to carry out their investigations, Dr Wilcox told the family members in the court: "I wish you all well". Mounted police officers patrol Westminster Bridge near the Houses of Parliament in London , March 29, 2017, before a vigil to commemorate the terror attack that killed four last week.

Global Media Misogyny 'played role' in election loss: Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 Misogyny 'played role' in election loss: Hillary Clinton

She said she doesn't get much joy from watching the struggles of the Trump administration - though she did admit that watching the Republicans fail to pass the American Health Care Act was vindicating. In her first interview since losing the 2016 USA election, Clinton said the prospect of electing the first woman president was exciting for some Americans, but threatening to others.

Global Media Scandal-plagued Fillon accuses Hollande of conspiring against him
Author: 0 Scandal-plagued Fillon accuses Hollande of conspiring against him

Fillon lags in third and would be eliminated after the first vote. The latest polls suggest Mr Macron and Ms Le Pen are neck and neck in the first round next month. That was until media reports in late January sent his ratings tumbling by disclosing he had paid his wife Penelope and two children hundreds of thousands of euros of public funds for work they may not have carried out.

Author: 0 Oil at one-month high after U.S. strikes rattle markets

It is certainly possible that conflict in the country might now have increased potential to escalate elsewhere in the region given that Iran, a major oil producer, is a key strategic ally of Syria . "There's a lot going on here: Syria and talks with China". "Markets have been looking for a reason to sell off". "People are looking at demand numbers for gasoline [with] the driving season coming up", he said, adding he expects crude prices could continue to tick higher.

Author: 0 What Could Be Next for Susan Rice in 'Unmasking' Controversy

Speaking to The New York Times on Wednesday, Trump said, "I think it's going to be the biggest story". "It's a bigger story than you know", he added, promising more information would come but offering no details. The White House has seized on the idea that the Obama administration improperly surveilled the Republican during and after the November election - an accusation Democrats say is just another red herring thrown out to distract attention from investigations of Russian interference in ...

Author: 0 Tens of thousands march against Zuma across South Africa

It also led to a rapid credit ratings downgrade to junk status by Standard & Poor's. Thousands of South Africans demonstrated peacefully Friday in major cities against President Jacob Zuma , whose dismissal of the finance minister fueled concerns over government corruption and a struggling economy.

Author: 0 New Jersey Governor Christie Halts Amtrak Payments After Derailment

Amtrak President and CEO Wick Moorman says he has "every confidence that full service will resume tomorrow (Friday) morning" as fix work continued. The first incident was March 24, when an Amtrak Acela train with about 250 people aboard derailed at a slow speed and sideswiped a New Jersey Transit train, causing minor injuries.

Global Media Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the U.S
Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the U.S

In this frame grab from video provided by Senate Television, Sen. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, in a speech from the Senate floor, called on Gorsuch to be a "fair-minded justice that America badly needs". This let nominations for these positions pass with a simple majority (51) vs. a super majority (60). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has moved to change the rules of the Senate to confirm Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court.

Author: 0 Thousands march in South Africa to demand Zuma resign

Meanwhile, supporters of Zuma also came out to defend the president, who is due to leave office in 2019 when his second five-year term comes to an end. Not everyone who believes that #ZumaMustFall are supporting the protests, however. The National Treasury described the downgrade as a setback but said the government is committed to fiscal discipline and structural reforms aimed at boosting economic growth.

Author: 0 Russian Federation says United States strike an 'illegitimate' attempt to distract from Iraq

He strongly criticized what he called the U.S. The U.S. used 59 of them on a Syrian air base in response to the Syrian government's chemical-weapons attack that killed scores of civilians earlier this week. The size of those admitted stocks was never released publicly, but US intelligence estimated at the time that Syria could have 1000 tons of sarin. White House officials said the assault was not a step toward deeper involvement in Syria's civil war, though Nikki Haley, the USA ...

Author: 0 Surprise attack on Syria sends CLEAR message to North Korea

North Korea carried out two nuclear tests past year. Kim Hyong-jun, North Korea's ambassador to Moscow, warned Trump that his country was ready to respond if challenged by the training drills. And while it is true that China could always do more, it has already done a lot over the years, from blocking oil sales to lining the China-DPRK border with People's Liberation Army troops to most recently, banning the import of North Korean coal to China for the rest of 2017.

Global Media France's Fillon says government is behind media leaks against him
Author: 0 France's Fillon says government is behind media leaks against him

Francois Fillon, French presidential candidate and former prime minister, has accused President Francois Hollande of unduly interfering in the country's election. Only Macron can "give freedom back to our businesses, make them more competitive, open them up to the digital world ever more, giving them the possibility of being architects of a new world where each French citizen will be master of their destiny", the senators wrote on Sunday.

Author: 0 US Military Conducts Rare Missile Defense Test To Block North Korea Attack

The missile barrage enhances Trump's image as a leader willing to use US military power quickly and in a precision-strike manner - which is exactly the scenario that concerns North Korea most. US officials, including Trump, communicated with allies after the launch. $1.2 trillion is US seaborne trade. The North Korean regime is a remnant of the Cold War - a Stalinist dinosaur that has survived to the present day, whereas South Korea has rapidly become an economic and technological power in ...

Global Media Suspected WW2 Bomb By Putney Bridge Threatens Boat Race
Author: 0 Suspected WW2 Bomb By Putney Bridge Threatens Boat Race

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Police were called by a member of the public at approximately 1.50pm on Saturday reporting what they thought to be World War Two ordnance on the Chelsea shoreline by Putney Bridge". If you want to get in the mood for the races, there are already several behind-the-scenes videos of the squads preparing for today's battle on YouTube.

Author: 0 Homemade bomb found in Stockholm terror truck

SVT reported citing police that several people could have been involved in the attack and the driver was still on the loose. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, speaking shortly after the incident, said there were indications the truck hit pedestrians as "a terror attack".

Author: 0 Trump welcomes Xi for first summit amidst Syria crisis

The two presidents are believed to have discussed key issues affecting the bilateral relationship, including trade and the North Korean threat to global stability. "We had long and in-depth communication, " Xi said through a translator. "China welcomes the U.S. side to participate in cooperation within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative", said Mr Xi.

Author: 0 U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley Says Russia 'Certainly' Involved in U.S

The United States and Russian Federation are clashing over a USA attempt to have the Security Council debate human rights violations as a major cause of conflict during this month's American presidency of the U.N.'s most powerful body. "I know China says they're anxious about North Korea". "I think they clearly laid out that they're going wherever the facts take them", McConnell said, referring to Republican Chairman Richard Burr of North Carolina and Mark Warner of Virginia, the top ...

Author: 0 Trump to Japan: 'All options on table' for North Korea

Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme is likely to dominate when US President Donald Trump meets China's leader Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida Thursday, their first face to face meeting. USA officials have not identified what type of missile was tested on March 21 since it exploded so soon after launch. Ms Bishop said Australia continues to work closely with its partners in the region to "address the threats posed by North Korea", and "we strongly support UN Security Council ...

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