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Author: 0 U.S. Aircraft Carrier-Led Strike Group Headed Towards Korean Peninsula

A fighter jet lands on the deck of US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a joint-excersice with South Korea in March. " US Pacific Command ordered the Carl Vinson Strike Group north as a prudent measure to maintain readiness and presence in the Western Pacific ", said Commander Dave Benham, spokesman at US Pacific Command.

Author: 0 Sunday shows preview: White House officials talk Syria strike

Rights monitors warned, however, that Syrian jets were already flying sorties from the base again as night fell Friday. The attack prompted the United States to fire 59 cruise missiles into a Syrian air base from which it said the attack was launched.

Global Media Iran's Rouhani affirms support for Assad in call
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani affirms support for Assad in call

In a phone conversation, the two senior officials described the US attacks as a "support" for terrorists. The suspected chemical attack in the northern Syrian province of Idlib on Tuesday left at least 80 people killed and hundreds injured.

Global Media Woman found dead in Pickering home was nine months pregnant
Author: 0 Woman found dead in Pickering home was nine months pregnant

She was nine months pregnant. Neighbours said they were "shocked" and "horrified" after waking up to yellow police tape Saturday morning, and learning what had transpired overnight. Investigators are still trying to locate the vehicle that Baig was last seen driving, a 2015 black Infiniti with the licence plate BVBP480, police said in a release.

Author: 0 At Least 13 Dead In Egypt Church Bombing

Pope Tawadros II was celebrating Mass at the Alexandria cathedral, St. Mark's, which serves as his historical seat. But the patriarch was unharmed, reports AsiaNews. The pope's remarks on the church attack were handed to him on a piece of paper after he remembered the victims of the Stockholm attack Friday night.

Author: 0 Many Trump voters welcome US air strikes as show of strength

Trump was right to strike at the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for using a weapon of mass destruction, the nerve agent sarin, against its own people", Blinken wrote. "The real test for Mr. Trump is what comes next". Syrian residents of Khan Shaykhun hold signs and pictures on Friday during a protest condemning a suspected chemical weapons attack on their town earlier this week .

Author: 0 Explosion near Alexandria church, in second attack on Copts

ISIS claimed the attacks via its Amaq news agency, after having recently warned that it would step up attacks on Egypt's Christians. At least 40 people have been killed and more than 130 others were injured in separate bomb attacks on Sunday targeting two churches in northern Egypt belonging to the country's Coptic conmmunity in the deadliest attacks on the country's Christian minority in recent memory.

Author: 0 Yogi Adityanath Asks Non-Performers In The Government Sector To Leave

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary has constituted committees in each district headed by the Collector and comprising ten people each. "We need your support to make that happen", he added. But, Amit Shah was always confident of winning more than 300 seats in the state. "Yogi's message is loud and clear - that he means business", said the official.

Author: 0 WikiLeaks' Assange gets relief from left victory in Ecuador

Avenues close to the headquarters of the National Electoral Council in Quito were closed to traffic since midday Friday amid an increase in security around the compound. "We're not going to allow it", he said, calling on supporters to protest against the results peacefully but firmly. Correa tweeted the early results Sunday night which showed Moreno winning by two points and sought to quell calls for a recount by adding it was an "irreversible trend " and that the "Citizens' Revolution ...

Global Media Keeping poll promises, UP waives Rs 36, 359 farm loans
Author: 0 Keeping poll promises, UP waives Rs 36, 359 farm loans

In order to bring them back into the mainstream, their outstanding dues of Rs 5,630 crore have also been written off. Along with this, the government also chose to forego Non-Performing Assets (NPA) worth Rs. However, the Centre has left the financial burden of the move to be borne by the state government or otherwise it would have to deal with similar demands from other states as well.

Author: 0 Oil prices jump after USA launches missile strike in Syria

Iran and Russian Federation have been the Assad government's primary national backers during the six-year old Syrian civil war. Now that this pass has expired, observers are wondering what impact the missile strikes will have on the Syrian regime's willingness to negotiate the peaceful conclusion for which European leaders are urgently calling.

Author: 0 Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support

Assad's military response may signal a determination to resist rebel forces, regardless of USA intervention . Russia , an ally of the Assad regime, said the strikes had "completely ruined" the relationship between Moscow and Washington.

Author: 0 United States 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Russian Federation

A flash of light and the roar of jet engines lit up the predawn in the eastern Mediterranean. Russian Federation has warned that the US missile strikes could have serious consequences for the region. "The only thing we are shaking up is the way Washington operates as we push the president's aggressive agenda forward", she said. Assad did this because he thought he could get away with it.

Author: 0 Russia says too early to accuse Syrian government over gas attack - RIA

US Ambassador Nikki Haley delivered the warning at an emergency session of the UN Security Council called after the US strikes, which were launched to punish an alleged chemical weapons attack by Bashar al-Assad's regime. "The UK government fully supports the USA action which we believe was an appropriate response to the barbaric chemical weapons attack launched by the Syrian regime and is meant to deter further attacks", the spokesman said .

Author: 0 Stockholm truck attack: 2 arrested after 4 killed in 'terrorist crimes'

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has described it as a terrorist attack, and has asked for tightening of the borders. A 39-year-old Uzbek national is being detained on terrorism charges. Swedish radio says a truck has crashed into an upscale department store in central Stockholm , killing at least three people. Rakhmat Akilov, 39, was arrested by Swedish police in the wake of the fatal attack that included one Brit killed.

Global Media Iran categorically condemns USA attack to Syria
Author: 0 Iran categorically condemns USA attack to Syria

A USA missile strike on an air base near Homs on Friday is not believed to have caused "big human casualties" but has caused material damage, Homs Governor Talal Barazi told Reuters. The Iranian diplomat reiterated that the Islamic Republic of Iran strongly condemns any unilateral military measure and described the U.S. missile attack to Shayrat air base in Syria as helpful to terrorists.

Global Media Park arrested, jailed over corruption allegations
Author: 0 Park arrested, jailed over corruption allegations

She faces 13 charges in the scandal, including bribery, abuse of power, extortion and sharing state secrets with an unauthorized person, which is the largest number of charges faced by a former president. Choi is accused of using her presidential connections to pressure companies to give millions of dollars in donations to non-profit foundations she controlled.

Global Media US Fires 50 cruise missiles into Syria
Author: 0 US Fires 50 cruise missiles into Syria

United States ambassador Nikki Haley said America had acted to ensure President Bashar al-Assad would never use chemical weapons again. The United States on Thursday launched 59 Tomahawk missiles at Syria to neutralize its chemical weapon arsenal, two days after reports of a chemical weapons attack emerged from the battleground in Syria, which the West said the Syrian government should be to blame.

Global Media Russian Federation notifies U.S. of suspending communication hotline with Pentagon
Author: 0 Russian Federation notifies U.S. of suspending communication hotline with Pentagon

The day also saw US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley delivering a warning that the attack was only first in many more to come. "The intention was to take out the airfield and to remove the means of the delivery of chemical weapons". In response to the Tomahawk strike, Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to shut down the deconfliction line in Syria-a stupid, but not unthinkable move.

Global Media Iraqi forces recapture neighborhood from IS in western Mosul
Author: 0 Iraqi forces recapture neighborhood from IS in western Mosul

Air strikes on the city by the Iraqi air force resumed on Tuesday as the sky cleared after several days of bad weather, the Iraqi military said. The Mosul attack came one day after ISIS fighters killed 33 young men in eastern Syria, close to the border with Iraq, according to Syrian opposition activists.

Global Media Spanish gunship in illegal incursion into United Kingdom waters off Gibraltar
Author: 0 Spanish gunship in illegal incursion into United Kingdom waters off Gibraltar

Less than a week after Britain triggered the formal process of leaving the European Union , London and Madrid were at loggerheads over Gibraltar, a British-controlled rocky headland on the southern tip of Spain. But what do the Gibraltarians have to say about it? "The Spanish government is a little surprised by the tone of comments coming out of Britain, a country known for its composure", Spain's Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said during a conference in Madrid.

Author: 0 Steve Bannon Not Quitting White House, 'I Love a Gunfight'

Trump's decision in January to include Bannon in National Security Council deliberations was controversial. Bannon's removal from the National Security Council comes as Jared Kushner's role in the White House has increased. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will now be regular attendees again at the principals committee of the NSC. Flynn resigned in February after he misled Vice President Mike Pence and other top White House officials about conversations he had with a ...

Author: 0 UP cabinet clears Rs 36359 cr loan waiver for farmers

Yogi had also launched Anti-Romeo squad to ensure the safety of women and this step of the UP CM was widely appreciated. However, it directed the police not to harass couples who are sitting in public places. The Cabinet also approved the setting up of a sports stadium in Ghazipur. The Cabinet, chaired by the Chief Minister took up several key decisions including a loan waiver for farmers.

Global Media US Navy strike group to move toward Korean peninsula
Author: 0 US Navy strike group to move toward Korean peninsula

Meyer and USS Michael Murphy, and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain are on their way to Korea. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group will leave Singapore and head to the Western Pacific Ocean, the Pacific Command said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump: Only time will tell on US-China trade

The leaders, over two days of talks that ended on Friday, also agreed to establish a Cabinet-level framework for bilateral talks that would have four pillars: diplomacy and security; economy; law enforcement and cyber security; and social and cultural issues.

Global Media Liverpool owner's wife reacts to Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino goals
Author: 0 Liverpool owner's wife reacts to Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino goals

Two pieces of Brazilian magic from Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino dug Jurgen Klopp out of a hole as Liverpool came from behind to beat Stoke 2-1. The Reds were also helped by Mignolet, who made two superb stops, one of which Klopp rates amongst the best pieces of goalkeeping he has ever witnessed - high praise indeed for the Belgian.

Author: 0 Reining in the Rogue Regime of North Korea

Largely for that reason, the Trump administration has signaled a shift in the USA approach toward North Korea and sent high-level envoys to US - allied countries in East Asia, including Japan and South Korea, while it completes its North Korea policy review.

Global Media Prosecutor to Hernandez jury: 'You know who the killer is'
Author: 0 Prosecutor to Hernandez jury: 'You know who the killer is'

Aaron Hernandez's lawyers called a high-risk audible in the waning minutes of their case by suggesting one of two men he's accused of gunning down may have been returning gunfire. "You know who the killer is: the same perpetrator who unleashed the same type of violence on the only man who could tell his vicious, bad secret - his former best friend, Alexander Bradley ", lead prosecutor Patrick Haggan said of Hernandez on Thursday.

Global Media Donald Trump's White House aides are worth millions
Author: 0 Donald Trump's White House aides are worth millions

The Trump Organization leases the property from the Government Accountability Office, and guess who appoints the leader? It was an aim to give the public a picture of staffs finances, since they have started working at the White House. Bannon, a former executive at Breitbart News, holds assets worth between $11.9 million and $53.9 million and disclosed $1.15 million in income for 2016 and part of this year, according to the report released Friday.

Author: 0 Stockholm attack: Uzbek man suspect as police find 'technical device' in truck

The suspected killer was identified as a 39-year-old Uzbekistani national who was known to Swedish security services, but he was described as a "marginal character". Two men had been arrested earlier on suspicion of involvement in the attack. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said Friday it was most likely a terror attack.

Author: 0 Northern Ireland Faces Possible Government From London After Talks Fail

Addressing the issue, CBI NI regional director Angela McGowan said: "Against the backdrop of Article 50 being triggered, there has seldom been a more important time to have a strong well-functioning Executive to represent the people of Northern Ireland and our economy".

Global Media Chinese First Lady Visits US Art school
Author: 0 Chinese First Lady Visits US Art school

Melania Trump rocked a red Valentino dress for her latest appearance at Mar-a-Lago, where she welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping alongside her hubby, President Donald Trump - and her frock was a symbolic choice. Five-year-old Arabella then begins singing in Mandarin to her captive audience, which includes Mr Trump and his wife, Melania. "Arabella singing a song she learned for#ChineseNewYear".

Author: 0 2nd suspect arrested in Stockholm truck attack

So far, police arrested two men on suspicion of being involved in the deadly attack. He says police also found an object in the truck that "could be a bomb or an incendiary object, we are still investigating it". Swedish public broadcaster SVT said the police had found a bag containing explosives. Speaking from her bed at the Saint Goran hospital in Stockholm , she said she "thought a war was going on" because "people around me were screaming".

Author: 0 Syrian town hit by chemical attack is targeted again in airstrike

The strike roiled world capitals and dominated a session of the United Nations General Assembly. The United Nations Security Council was to meet yesterday to discuss the USA cruise missile strikes, diplomats said . U.S. officials blame Moscow for propping up Assad. I'm the president of the United States. Even as Moscow protested, USA officials pointed fingers back, faulting the Kremlin for not enforcing a 2013 deal it brokered with Syria to eliminate all its chemical weapons.

Author: 0 AIPAC, Pence pack DC w/20K Israel advocates

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he was committed to working with United States President Donald Trump to advance peace efforts with the Palestinians. The final status of Jerusalem is a point meant to be negotiated by Israel and Palestine. USA and Israeli officials said that Greenblatt made clear during the talks that the President wants Israel to slow settlement construction and doesn't want such activity to jeopardize efforts to restart the peace process.

Author: 0 Devin Nunes says he's temporarily stepping aside from Russian Federation probe

It is not clear whether Trump authorized Nunes to discuss the foreign surveillance. Nunes blamed "left-wing activist groups" for filing accusations against him with the Office of Congressional Ethics. Nunes said surveillance of Trump associates appeared legal but expressed concern that American names may have been improperly revealed. Clapper was the first in the intelligence community to say that Trump's claim to have been wire tapped by former President Barack Obama during the ...

Global Media Seoul Test Fires Missile amid 'Little Progress' in Reining in North Korea
Author: 0 Seoul Test Fires Missile amid 'Little Progress' in Reining in North Korea

Leaders and senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan spoke on Thursday to discuss the latest provocation from Pyongyang, hours before US President Donald Trump begins a summit with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. North Korea may also be trying to influence South Korea popular opinion ahead of presidential elections, to be held on May 9. Japan, together with the US and South Korea, tightened sanctions in December 2016, following North Korea's nuclear and missile tests.

Author: 0 News of Iraq trip while Kushner was midair poses risks

Kushner is traveling with Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US military's Joint Chiefs of Staff. The visit wasn't announced in advance, and no information on the goal of the trip was immediately available. Kushner also visited Baghdad and Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, during his two-day trip. "General Dunford invited Mr Kushner and Mr Bossert to meet with Iraqi leaders, senior USA advisors, and visit with U.S.

Author: 0 Trump turns on charm, drops China bashing in meet with Xi

He did not elaborate on the progress or the problems. Trump retweeted his daughter Ivanka Trumps' tweet wherein she had posted a video of her children, Arabella and Joseph, performing in front of Xi Jinping. Jared Kushner, a senior adviser to Trump, reportedly also had a hand in Trump's decision. North Korea is believed to be developing missiles capable of hitting the United States and a nuclear arsenal in defiance of UN sanctions.

Author: 0 Augusta Masters Final Round how and where to watch

Masters rookie William McGirt , who was second after the first round, is tied for 11th at even-par after shooting 74 on Saturday that included bogeys on Nos. "I was just in between clubs on both of those holes". "It was fun", Rahm said. In the end, Spieth had to settle for 29 feet after an incredible shot to set up an unlikely eagle try.

Global Media Fighting intensifies in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon
Author: 0 Fighting intensifies in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

The U.N. says some 55,000 people live in Ain el-Hilweh, the largest Palestinian camp in Lebanon. The newly formed Palestinian joint security force includes members of Fatah Movement, Hamas, Osbat al-Ansar and other Palestinian factions. NNA said the fighting led to the closure of a main highway linking the port city of Sidon with southern Lebanon. Ain Al Hilweh is home to multiple armed factions, and has been plagued by intermittent clashes between them as well as against smaller extremist ...

Author: 0 Stockholm attack: Explosives found in truck, says Swedish media

It appears that the second suspect is connected to the first suspect. Sweden's police chief said authorities were confident they had detained the man who carried out the attack. Minutes later, the force of the truck crashing into the upscale Ahlens City retail hub sparked a fire and sent smoke billowing above one of the city's premier shopping districts.

Author: 0 Turkey Says US Strikes 'Cosmetic' if Assad Stays in Power

Russian Federation warned on Friday that USA cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have "extremely serious" consequences, as President Donald Trump's first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington .

Author: 0 United States vows to keep up pressure on Syria

Syria denies using nerve gas, saying instead that its missiles struck a storage facility where rebel forces were keeping chemical weapons. "The danger of a clash between the U.S. "We were fully justified in doing so", Haley said. "It is time for all civilised nations to stop the horrors that are taking place in Syria and demand a political solution", she said.

Author: 0 Twitter Says Trump Administration Has Dropped Demand For User's Identity

The account in question is @ ALT_uscis , a reference to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office. Several pages, for example, are dedicated to pictures of tweets from " rogue " government accounts that fact-check statements made by the Trump administration or explain the science behind climate change.