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Author: 0 Norway police neutralize explosive device, arrest suspect

Norwegian police have found a "bomb-like device" in central Oslo, and a suspect is being held in custody, the police said on their official Twitter account on Saturday (April 8). He was detained on charges of handling explosives, though police noted they were not yet certain if he had planned to carry out an attack with the device, which authorities defused before it could be detonated.

Author: 0 Pence Revives Talk of Embassy Move; Ambassador Dermer: No Daylight

Ambassador Ron Dermer voiced hope for improved bilateral ties under President Trump, saying "there was a meeting of the minds" when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Trump last month at the White House. Addressing the conference as this year's keynote speaker, Vice President Pence revived talk of the possibility of the US moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Author: 0 Trump officials defend Syria strikes, say they were in 'vital national interest'

On March 25, a chlorine attack as launched in Hama, and a second chemical weapons attack of an undisclosed kind of gas was launched March 30, one senior USA military official said . So what we're trying to do is obviously defeat ISIS. The decision to carry out strikes against the regime and the change in tone from Haley follows US President Donald Trump's comments that the chemical attack "crossed a lot of lines for me".

Global Media Tillerson Says Destroying ISIS Still 'First Priority' In Syria
Author: 0 Tillerson Says Destroying ISIS Still 'First Priority' In Syria

For his part, Rohani, whose country is a main backer of the Assad government, expressed his country's vehement condemnation to the US strike, stressing his Tehran's ongoing support to the Syrian government. Morell, who worked for the Obama administration, also said Sunday that President Trump accomplished two goals with the strike on Syria. The White House is circulating a letter President Donald Trump sent to the leaders of both houses of Congress explaining his decision to order military ...

Author: 0 US Looks at Russia's Role in Syria's Nerve-Gas Attack

It comes after US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told reporters that he plans to announce additional economic sanctions aimed at Syria in the near future. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley now suggest they want Mr. Assad removed through those political means, but they're not going to war to oust him.

Author: 0 Taiwan issue irrelevant in Trump-Xi summit

Trump's National Security Council has reportedly provided the president with options for more direct intervention in North Korea, which has seen deteriorating relations with all of its regional neighbors including China as well as the USA amid continuing ballistic missile tests.

Author: 0 Islamic State reportedly kills more than 30 in Iraq's Tikrit

ISIS has faced a string of defeats over the past two years - most recently in Mosul where Iraqi forces have been battling to drive the extremists out of the western part of the city, a more densely populated area. The United Nations has said more than 300 civilians have been killed in the fighting during the west Mosul offensive, which began in February. Iraqi forces are edging toward Mosul's Great Mosque where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has now fled the city, declared the ...

Author: 0 Suspected driver of Stockholm attack arrested

Jonas Hysing of Sweden's national police says "we know he has been sympathetic to extremist organizations". He declined to name the suspect, who had been arrested within hours of Friday's attack on shoppers in Stockholm . Police said eight people remained hospitalised. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Friday's attack, in which a hijacked truck was used, and police said security at Sweden's borders had been heightened and traffic was restricted on the Oresund Bridge ...

Global Media UN Security Council slams N. Korea's missile test
Author: 0 UN Security Council slams N. Korea's missile test

The single ballistic missile launched at around 6:42 a.m. Seoul time (5:42 p.m. Tuesday ET) from the area of the port city of Sinpo traveled about 60 kilometers, or just over 37 miles, before crashing into the sea, a South Korean military officer said.

Author: 0 Venezuela's Top Court And President Reverse Course, Restore Powers To Legislature

That galvanised Venezuela's demoralised and divided opposition coalition and brought a torrent of global condemnation and concern ranging from the United Nations and European Union to most major Latin American countries. "It's my obligation to express my great concern to the country", Ortega said. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano). Opposition Congresswoman Dinorah Figuera, center, is is helped away after pro-government groups fired pepper gas against demonstrators during a protest outside of ...

Global Media Trump Still Wants to Keep Syria's
Author: 0 Trump Still Wants to Keep Syria's "Beautiful Babies" Out of the US

The move was in retaliation to the deadly chemical gas attack against civilians in Idlib province Tuesday that claimed the lives of over 100 people and left 300 wounded. Gen. H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser specified in a White House pool report that there have been no discussions about the refugee issue despite the US attack on the Syrian air base.

Global Media United States warships reportedly headed towards Korea peninsula
Author: 0 United States warships reportedly headed towards Korea peninsula

The San Diego-based Carl Vinson carrier will be joined by three guided-missile destroyers, the USS Wayne E. Meyer, USS Michael Murphy and the USS Lake Champlain, all of which have been deployed since January 5, U.S. Days before the summit, Trump warned that the U.S. was prepared to act unilaterally to stop North Korea's nuclear program from advancing further should China be unwilling to use its leverage over Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Russian bombing suspect identified

The identification of Kyrgyz-born ethnic Uzbek Akbarjon Jalilov as the bombing suspect stoked fears of police action targeting migrants from Central Asia and the Caucasus. The head of Russia's Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin has ordered officials to look into any potential "links" between the alleged attacker and the Islamic State (IS) group.

Author: 0 Trump Considering Placing Nuclear Weapons in South Korea as Deterrent to North

A separate announcement from the White House said Trump received support from Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud on the Syria issue. North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un, have indicated an intercontinental ballistic missile test could be coming, possibly as soon as April 15, the 105th birthday of North Korea's founding president.

Global Media Trudeau leads Battle of Vimy 100-year commemoration in France
Author: 0 Trudeau leads Battle of Vimy 100-year commemoration in France

Charles told thousands of Canadians gathered along with France's president Francois Hollande and other dignitaries that: "The long shadows of the thousands who fell here still touch us today". Employing a number of revolutionary tactics, including following an slow moving artillery barrage, the Canadians were able to succeed where past British and French attacks had failed by capturing and holding the ridge.

Global Media Arsenal fans have clear message for Arsene Wenger following Friday press conference
Author: 0 Arsenal fans have clear message for Arsene Wenger following Friday press conference

But World Cup victor Ozil said Wenger had been instrumental in persuading him to join Arsenal from Real Madrid, and suggested he was waiting to see how the manager's situation resolved itself before making any decision of his own. It has also been suggested the player could wait until his contract expires and then move across London on a free transfer. Aware of the depressing vibe around his club, Wenger acknowledged the West Ham win was essential to restore morale and he hopes the ...

Author: 0 One more person arrested in relation to Stockholm attack

Police also identified the four victims' nationalities - two were Swedish , one British and one Belgian, while the prosecutor's office said a second arrest had been made. The man was arrested on suspicion of perpetrating a terror attack. Information relating to the police investigation of the 39-year-old Uzbek suspect had become more guarded yesterday, ostensibly as the investigation continues.

Global Media US carrier strike group heads toward W. Pacific near Korea
Author: 0 US carrier strike group heads toward W. Pacific near Korea

Trump's national security aides have completed a review of United States options to try to curb North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. Shortly thereafter, the USA began bringing in equipment for the long-planned deployment in South Korea of a missile defense system, known as THAAD.

Author: 0 Death toll from Egypt church bombing rises to 21

The Cairo-based Al-Azhar, an influential Sunni Muslim authority, said the attacks aimed to "destabilise security and. the unity of Egyptians". Death toll is expected to rise, officials said. The group announced their involvement by way of the Amaq News Agency, which, as The Post notes, is a news organization that is affiliated with ISIS.

Global Media British man among dead in Stockholm lorry attack
Author: 0 British man among dead in Stockholm lorry attack

Soderberg said Sunday that "an important task" for caregivers is to continue giving "long-term psychological support to those who need it" after the attack that killed four people Friday. Still the country's open-door immigration policy and comparatively heterogeneous culture has led to frictions, sometimes urban unrest, especially in areas where many long-time immigrants feel disempowered.

Author: 0 Swedish police say confident they have right man in truck attack

The British government named the Briton as Chris Bevington, an executive at Swedish music-streaming service Spotify. The attack was the latest to hit the Nordic region after shootings in the Danish capital Copenhagen killed three people in 2015 and the mass attack in 2011 by far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people in Norway.

Author: 0 Trump defends decision not to hit runway on Syrian airbase

The attack prompted the United States to fire 59 cruise missiles into a Syrian air base from which it said the attack was launched. Syrian activists claimed that the attack had come from the Assad-led government's airstrikes, although the Syrian army denied involvement in the strike.

Global Media Swedish police say found 'device' in truck used in Stockholm attack
Author: 0 Swedish police say found 'device' in truck used in Stockholm attack

Swedish prosecutor Hans Ihrman said a person has been formally identified as a suspect "of terrorist offences by murder" after a hijacked truck was driven into a crowd of pedestrians and crashed into a department store on Friday. Police say it is too early to tell what the device in the lorry was - only that "it should not be there". "We do not comment on what we have seized", he said.

Global Media Bihar orders probe as Lalu & sons soil their hands
Author: 0 Bihar orders probe as Lalu & sons soil their hands

Yadav, however, rubbished senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi's charge that the company, Delight Marketing Company Private Limited, which is now under Yadav's family under a new name, had acquired the prime land in a quid pro quo manner by using Yadav's influence as railway minister in 2008.

Global Media Church bombing north of Egypt's capital kills 21
Author: 0 Church bombing north of Egypt's capital kills 21

The first attack struck St. George's Church in Tanta, a Nile Delta city, around 9:30 a.m. local time. The mass at Saint Mark's was led by the Coptic pope, but a church official said he had left the church by the time the bombings took place.

Author: 0 USA 'disappointed' but not surprised by Russian Federation criticism

Russian Federation already has batteries of sophisticated S-300 and S-400 surface-to-air missiles in place. It also has a strategically important naval outpost in the Syrian port of Tartus, which is protected by air defense assets. "The strikes are a reaction, but not a change of US strategy in Syria, to the extent that one exists", said Sarhang Hamasaeed, director of Middle East programs at the US Institute of Peace.

Global Media AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can begin Monday
Author: 0 AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can begin Monday

Sharman and Alabama Law Institute Director Othni Lathram argued in court Friday that the Constitution delegated powers to pursue impeachment entirely to the Alabama Legislature. He said it was unprecedented for the judicial branch to block a legislative proceeding. Bentley first met Mason, a former television reporter, at their Tuscaloosa church where he taught a couples' Sunday school class.

Author: 0 Leaders pay homage to fallen soldiers at Vimy Ridge

Among those paying their respects is the Queen. "Going as far as sacrificing their lives, these men both ordinary and extraordinary of the British dominion fought for the first time as citizens of a single and same country. "Lest we forget", said Johnston. The City of Toronto will honour the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge during a commemorative ceremony with the Canadian Armed Forces today at Fort York.

Author: 0 Diplomats can't agree on what Trump will do next in Syria

Syrian warplanes have reportedly taken off from the air base targeted by USA air strikes, less than 24 hours after it was pounded by dozens of United States cruise missiles. More than 320,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011 with anti-government demonstrations. But the cancellation, which came after discussions with U.S.

Global Media Rs 30700cr loan waiver by Yogi
Author: 0 Rs 30700cr loan waiver by Yogi

Waiving farmers' loans was the main poll promise of the Bharatiya Janata Party, which won 312 seats in the 403-seat Assembly. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi had declared at an election rally that if the BJP comes to power, he will ensure that the government in its first Cabinet meeting takes decision to waive off farmers' loan.

Global Media BC search crews look for five people thought swept away by avalanche
Author: 0 BC search crews look for five people thought swept away by avalanche

However, Calkin says the area was too unsafe to send in rescue teams, due to avalanche risk. "This is a large scale rescue effort with multiple agencies working together to find the hikers". Search crews say one hiker from the group fell behind his five partners. Colwell said there are some very steep cliffs near the summit, and getting too close to those with the current winter conditions can be unsafe.

Author: 0 Police say arrested suspect is 'likely' hijacker

The main suspect in carrying out a truck-ramming attack in Stockholm , Sweden on Friday is a 39-year-old Uzbekistan native who was apparently on the radar of security services, Swedish officials said on Saturday. We will use all of Sweden's strength to track you down. In February US President Donald Trump falsely suggested there had been an immigration-related security incident in Sweden, to the bafflement of Swedes.

Global Media Russia, Iran army chiefs vow to continue Syria fight
Author: 0 Russia, Iran army chiefs vow to continue Syria fight

The poison gas attack on Tuesday in the rebel-held northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun killed at least 70 people, many of them children. But his attack on the Syrian air base is in a sense a rebuke of Russian Federation, which was supposed to have worked out a deal with Assad in 2013 to destroy his chemical weapons arsenal.

Global Media Death toll rises to 21 in Egypt church attack
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 21 in Egypt church attack

Pope Tawadros II, who had led Palm Sunday Mass in Alexandria, wasn't hurt, state-run media said. The interior ministry said one of the explosions was in Mar Gerges church in Tanta, a city in the north of Egypt in the Nile Delta, located between Cairo and Alexandria.

Author: 0 Egypt: 32 Killed in Egypt Church Bombings

Russia's President Vladimir Putin condemned the attack and offered his condolences to el-Sisi, according to Russia's state-run Tass. Copts, who make up about one tenth of Egypt's population of more than 92 million and who celebrate Easter next weekend, have been targeted by several attacks in recent months.

Author: 0 U.S. threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes

The United States has conducted air strikes against Islamic State, which controls territory in eastern and northern Syria, and a small number of US troops are helping rebel militias. Johnson's visit, for talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, would have been the first visit by a United Kingdom foreign secretary in more than five years, BBC reported.

Author: 0 Swedish authorities arrest suspect in truck attack

Authorities said they are confident the man they have detained is the driver of the truck. Reuters says that a second man (seemingly not the one who was apprehended at the scene, or the Uzbek) has been arrested in a northern Stockholm suburb.

Author: 0 Venezuelans called to flood streets in anti-Maduro protest

The public prosecutor said on Friday afternoon it would charge police officer Rohenluis Mata with the death of Jairo Ortiz while he was at a protest late on Thursday. The move by the court raised such an outcry - including criticism from Maduro's own attorney general, Luisa Ortega Diaz - that the president was forced to rescind the order and effectively reinstate the assembly.

Author: 0 ETA disarmament move a 'public relations ploy,' says expert

ETA, designated a terrorist group by the USA government, has been blamed for the deaths of more than 850 people since the late 1960s in its push to carve an independent homeland out of territory in northern Spain and southwestern France. "It creates a unique opportunity which the Spanish and French governments, and the political parties in the region, must urgently grasp. The Courage of Peace", next to another man with Basque and Catalan flags, following the confirmation of disarmament by ...

Global Media Flood-like situation in J&K due to continuous rain, untimely snowfall
Author: 0 Flood-like situation in J&K due to continuous rain, untimely snowfall

He said many avalanches were caused by heavy snowfall in Ladakh, damaging their bunkers. Officials here said that five other persons died in weather-related mishaps elsewhere in Kargil and Kashmir Valley during the past two days. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has directed chalking out contingency plans for the flood-prone areas and make available nearby buildings in case of emergency evacuations.

Global Media Twitter challenges U.S. order for anti-Trump user records
Author: 0 Twitter challenges U.S. order for anti-Trump user records

The Justice Department, which defends federal agencies in court, declined to comment . In a tweet Friday, ALT_USCIS thanked Twitter and the ACLU for their support in fighting the government's probe. Twitter argued that the "defendants have not come close to making any of those showings". A representative of the Department of Homeland Security was not immediately available for comment.

Author: 0 North Korea: US missile strikes on Syrian airbase 'unforgivable act of aggression'

North Korea on Sunday condemned the USA bombing in Syria as an "absolutely unacceptable aggression" against a sovereign state and said this justifies Pyongyang's further military development. - Agreed to resolve differences based on mutual respect, and expand areas of cooperation. They also agreed to take practical measures to strengthen cultural and people-to-people exchanges to maintain public support for the bilateral relationship.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un crapping his trousers over Trump's Syria strike

President Donald Trump predicted a "very great" relationship with China's Xi Jinping as the pair met for the first time at his Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago Thursday, when cordiality replaced tough anti-China rhetoric. Then, on March 30, the president tweeted that "the meeting next week with China will be a very hard one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits and job losses", suggesting he would do something about it.

Global Media Bashar al-Assad's ouster a priority of United States: Nikki Haley
Author: 0 Bashar al-Assad's ouster a priority of United States: Nikki Haley

In an interview to air Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Haley said until Assad is out, "there's not any sort of option where a political solution is going to happen". The Security Council is holding emergency talks following the worst use of chemical weapons in Syria since the Ghouta attack in 2013. Haley, a former Republican governor of SC who endorsed Trump's primary election rival Marco Rubio previous year, said she had "a lot" of interaction with the president.