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Author: 0 Hundreds gather to remember Vimy Ridge battle

In 1997, the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France was designated as a Canadian National Historic Site. The Canadians, for the most part, were a diverse group of citizen soldiers that included First Nations, Metis and Europeans both new to Canada and long-settled.

Author: 0 IPL 10: Pune Predicted XI against Punjab in Match 4

KXIP won this game by six wickets and with one over to spare. The decision is something of a surprise given the Australia batsman's lack of captaincy experience, with the Punjab squad also containing the likes of England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan, former West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy and former South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla.

Author: 0 U.S. 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

In the first direct United States military action against Syria's government, at least six people were reported to have been killed after 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired at Shayrat air base in Homs about 4.40am local time from destroyers in the eastern Mediterranean.

Author: 0 Stockholm truck attack: Uzbek suspect an asylum seeker facing deportation, police say

In February his case was handed to police to deport him after he had failed to leave the country. "Police have arrested a person and we appointed a public defender", said Helga Hullmann, a judge at the Stockholm District Court. "We have confirmed the identities of the dead, and their families have been informed", Evensson said. The gray Stockholm skyline was dotted with flags flying half-staff on a cool morning where a few people walked the quiet streets near the scene of the truck ...

Author: 0 European Union expands sanctions against North Korea as Trump meets Xi

If confirmed to be a missile, it would be the latest such launch by Pyongyang and will fuel global concerns about the isolated regime's military ambitions. Trump has spoken repeatedly of the need to act more decisively against Pyongyang and demanded that Beijing puts more pressure on its reclusive neighbour.

Global Media Great Britain's hopes in tatters after two defeats
Author: 0 Great Britain's hopes in tatters after two defeats

Britain competed better in the doubles than it did in the singles on Friday, but Benneteau and Mahut had something extra. Mahut was robbed of his Wimbledon-winning partner Pierre-Hugues Herbert through injury but Benneteau was hardly a weak substitute - a grand slam victor himself in doubles and a player whose partnership with Mahut goes back to their junior days - they were US Open boys' champions in 1999.

Author: 0 Russian investigators search flat of suspected metro bomber's acquaintances

An Orthodox priest stands at a symbolic floral memorial at Technologicheskiy Institute subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia , Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Veronika Skvortsova said in a televised briefing on Tuesday that 11 people died at the scene, one in an ambulance and two in hospital. The impoverished, predominantly Muslim countries in Central Asia are seen as fertile ground for Islamic extremists, and thousands of their citizens are believed to have joined Daesh, also known as ISIS or ...

Author: 0 French presidential contenders clash on jobs, security

He said he came from "a region full of cemeteries" - the Somme where one of the First World War's main battle was fought - and that "we have to know where we come from". The other is independent hard-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who over the weekend overtook the center-left Socialists in the polls. The chances of the Socialist Party's candidate, Benoit Hamon, of winning the first round are very slim after the failure of the Hollande administration to maintain security and to generate ...

Author: 0 Jimmie Johnson wins first race of 2017 season at Texas

Jones then finished 11th in that night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. "I thought our vehicle was pretty good all day", Blaney said. "I was disappointed in myself then, because I feel like our auto was really, really good the beginning part of the race and probably could have drove up to the lead and maybe controlled the race from then on".

Global Media U.S. and North Korea 'closer to brink' of accidental conflict
Author: 0 U.S. and North Korea 'closer to brink' of accidental conflict

McMaster, described the decision to send the carrier group as "prudent". In appearances on the Sunday news shows, Tillerson said advances in North Korea's ballistic missile program concerned the US the most. The move of the Vinson strike group is in response to the North Korean provocations, the official told CNN on Sunday. Mr Trump said in a brief appearance before reporters that he and Mr Xi made "tremendous progress" in their first face-to-face talks and that he believe "lots of ...

Author: 0 Greece strikes key deal with creditors

Greece, its eurozone partners and the International Monetary Fund will have to agree on the country's fiscal targets and future debt relief measures. However, Greek workers and pensioners have repeatedly demonstrated their opposition to austerity measures.

Author: 0 Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt churches, claimed by ISIS, kill 44

The attacks killed no fewer than 41 people and injured more than 100 others. Less than three hours later, a second blast erupted near Saint Mark's Church in the northern city of Alexandria. Egypt has struggled to combat a wave of Islamic militancy since the 2013 military overthrow of an elected Islamist president. Christians in Egypt have been targeted before in attacks by Islamic extremists.

Global Media Syrian rebels welcome US missile attack
Author: 0 Syrian rebels welcome US missile attack

The Syrian Arab News Agency, which is monitored by President Assad's Ministry of Information, claims that nine civilians were killed even though the airbase was attacked at 3.45am local time. Syria has denied using chemical weapons, while the United Nations has said it will investigate the bombing as a possible war crime. A still image taken from a video broadcast on Syrian state television on April 7, 2017, shows smoke rising from a Syrian army airbase that was hit by a USA strike near the ...

Global Media Indonesia police: 6 militants killed in gun battle
Author: 0 Indonesia police: 6 militants killed in gun battle

The six refused appeals to surrender during a standoff that lasted several hours and were fatally shot by police, said Rikwanto, who goes by a single name. Bombing attacks in recent years included one on the resort island of Bali in 2002 that killed 202 people. Indonesia has had some major successes tackling militancy inspired by al Qaeda's attacks on the United States in 2001.

Author: 0 North Korea's missile and nuclear tests

North Korea has carried out its latest missile launch ahead of a US-China meeting where Kim Jong-Un's aggression is expected to be high on the agenda. The North Koreans use Sinpo shipyard for their submarine activity, and U.S. satellites have observed increased activity there in recent days, a second United States official said.

Global Media Thousands at Stockholm 'Lovefest' vigil against terror
Author: 0 Thousands at Stockholm 'Lovefest' vigil against terror

Apart from that, the suspect expressed radical ideas and "showed sympathies for extremist organizations, among them Islamic State", Hysing added. Although the suspect's request for asylum had been rejected in June 2016, police didn't formally start looking for him until February 24.

Global Media Tabqa dam at risk of collapse, Islamic State warns
Author: 0 Tabqa dam at risk of collapse, Islamic State warns

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said coalition airstrikes had killed 89 civilians in the countryside west of Raqqa in the past week, including 35 in the Badya school, in the village of al-Mansoura. On Wednesday, the Pentagon disclosed that Marine pilots airlifted scores of Syrian partner forces to the front lines, kicking off an offensive created to capture a strategic crossroad along the Euphrates River.

Global Media Violent clashes break out ahead of rally by far-right Le Pen
Author: 0 Violent clashes break out ahead of rally by far-right Le Pen

She added that this in no way exonerated those who participated in "the vile roundup of Vel d'Hiv and all the atrocities committed during that period". Rachline said a National Front activist was seriously injured during the clashes. The CRIF umbrella grouping of French Jewish organisations and the Jewish students" union (UEJF) both blasted Le Pen for the comments, describing them as "revisionist'.

Global Media Westminster Bridge: silence and flowers one week after attack
Author: 0 Westminster Bridge: silence and flowers one week after attack

London's emergency service workers joined together with Imams and members of the public on Westminster Bridge today in a poignant memorial marking seven days since the bloody terror attack that left four dead. Metropolitan Police Detective Superintendent John Crossley, who is leading the investigation into the attack, told the inquest: "The male attacked a police officer on the ground with two knives, causing great wounds".

Global Media Swedish cops: Terror truck driver known to authorities
Author: 0 Swedish cops: Terror truck driver known to authorities

The British government named the Briton as Chris Bevington, an executive at Swedish music-streaming service Spotify. A first suspect has been officially identified as a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan and "applied for a permanent residency permit in 2014", a request later rejected, police said Sunday.

Global Media Trump Administration Is Contradicting Itself On Regime Change In Syria
Author: 0 Trump Administration Is Contradicting Itself On Regime Change In Syria

Syria's ally Russian Federation says the deaths were caused when a Syrian air strike hit a depot where rebels were making chemical weapons, leading to a leak of toxic gas. The decision undercut another campaign promise for Trump: his pledge to try to warm relations with Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, called for an objective, unbiased investigation into the chemical weapon incident in the Syrian province of Idlib earlier this week, the ...

Author: 0 N.Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria "unforgivable"

The US Navy's Third Fleet forward-deployed strike group, headed by the supercarrier USS Carl Vinson and supported by guided-missile destroyers and cruisers, was scheduled to visit Australia but it was announced on Saturday they had received orders to re-route toward the Korean Peninsula.

Author: 0 Air Base Struck By US Missiles Operating Again, Syrians Say

There can not be a "political solution" in war-torn Syria unless President Bashar al-Assad is removed from power, USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said a day after the Donald Trump administration retaliated for the alleged chemical attacks by the Assad regime with a series of cruise missile strikes.

Author: 0 Canada commemorates centenary of pivotal WWI battle

A crowd gathered at Vimy Park in front of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 613 in Fonthill on Sunday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. "Those that fought at Vimy tell us that nationalism only leads to war and that fundamentalism only leads to destruction", he said. "In this sense, Canada was born there", Trudeau said.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn Initially Didn't Disclose Pay From Russian Firms

Congressional committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are looking into allegations by US intelligence agencies that Russian Federation meddled in the election campaign. Both committees are looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and any ties between Trump associates and the Kremlin. And the story is, look over there at leaks, and look over there at anything we can claim that the Obama administration did wrong on incidental collection or anything else, but ...

Global Media Assad could see US strike as just a
Author: 0 Assad could see US strike as just a "slap on the wrist"

The statement, published on media outlet Ilam al Harbi said: "What America waged in an aggression on Syria is a crossing of red lines". Ali Shamkhani highlighted Iran's support for the nation and government of Syria, and their efforts for establishing comprehensive security across the country and the total eradication of foreign-backed terrorists, adding "once a fact-finding committee is formed to investigate the realities of the situation in Syria, another shameful scandal will be added ...

Author: 0 Westbrook sets triple-double record, Thunder beat Nuggets

Westbrook found point guard Semaj Christon on a drive and kick to the right corner with 4:17 remaining in the fourth quarter of Oklahoma City's Sunday game in Denver . D'Antoni said before the game that he'd limit him to 20 minutes in his first game back, but played him for just 13 minutes, where were all in the first half.

Author: 0 Egypt's Sisi says three-month state of emergency to be declared

Relatives and onlookers gather outside a church after a bomb attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. "There were bodies and blood everywhere". Francis said he was praying for the dead and injured. Egypt has been fighting a terrorist wave that killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers since the military removed former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 and blacklisted his Muslim Brotherhood group as "a terrorist organization".

Global Media Sen. Graham to Assad:
Author: 0 Sen. Graham to Assad: "F U"

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) did not mince words - or letters - when he remarked on Bashar al-Assad's flippant attitude toward President Trump on Sunday's " Meet the Press ". Russian Federation continues to back the Assad regime and denies the Syrian leader gassed his own people. Graham told Carlson that he wants to deploy 7,000 USA troops on the ground in Syria, with the ultimate goal being regime change.

Author: 0 Sanders calls on Trump to explain Syria goals

The idea of the drafters of our Constitution was that you had to put a check against an executive gone wild. They have not presented a plan to Congress and asked for approval. With Hillary Clinton appearing to agree that an attack on Syria was necessary and President Donald Trump threatening further action, what does Bernie Sanders think we should be doing to deal with Syria, and does he approve of the recent missile strike that Trump ordered? "There's got to be congressional approval".

Author: 0 California drought officially ends after five years

Today's order also rescinds two emergency proclamations from January and April 2014 and four drought-related executive orders issued in 2014 and 2015. This drought, however, was a wakeup call to re-examine all of our water uses and redouble the commitment to efficiently use every possible drop. However, the prolonged drought strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents.

Global Media Officials took control, stole show and fouled North Carolina's win
Author: 0 Officials took control, stole show and fouled North Carolina's win

Indeed, at the 2016 title game, Jordan even spoke in the locker room to North Carolina's crestfallen players after the Tar Heels lost to Villanova on a last-second shot. The 6-foot-10-inch Meeks, an offensive rebounding titan the final three games of March Madness, grabbed the board. "It was a slugfest out there", Gonzaga head coach Mark Few said.

Author: 0 Chinese state media praise Xi-Trump meeting

As the two leaders wrapped up a Florida summit overshadowed by US missile strikes in Syria overnight, Xi joined Trump in stressing the positive mood of the meetings while papering over deep differences that have caused friction between the world's two biggest economies.

Author: 0 Thousands commemorate Palm Sunday ahead of Easter celebrations

At least 21 people have been killed and 40 others injured, an official said, adding that 26 ambulances were sent to the spot. CCTV images broadcast on Egyptian channels showed a man in a blue pullover approach the main gate to St. The State of Qatar expressed its strong condemnation of the explosion that took place near St. Mark Church in Alexandria, killing and wounding a number of people.

Global Media Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest
Author: 0 Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest

The protesters on Saturday included 26-year-old Victoria Paez, who sported a baseball cap bearing the slogan "There's a Way!" from Capriles' 2012 presidential run against the late Hugo Chavez. The British embassy declined to comment, while the Polish embassy did not immediately respond. Maduro's government says a USA -backed business elite is responsible for Venezuela' economic downturn and is now trying to foment a coup to impose right-wing rule.

Author: 0 USA carrier strike group heads toward W. Pacific near Korea

Earlier this month North Korea tested a liquid-fueled Scud missile which only traveled a fraction of its range. President Donald Trump raised hackles ahead of his Mar-a-Lago summit with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping by declaring the U.S.

Author: 0 United States prepared to 'do more' in Syria, says Nikki Haley

They have provided him with military support not only against terrorists like the ISIS and former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front that are targeted by a US-led coalition but also against other rebels they deem "terrorists" too. But the latest U.S. action in Syria widens the vector of destruction. Russia's deputy United Nations envoy condemned "illegitimate" USA strikes in Syria and said the consequences for regional and worldwide stability could be extremely serious.

Global Media Kim threatens to nuke U.S. after McCain calls him fat
Author: 0 Kim threatens to nuke U.S. after McCain calls him fat

BBC South East Asia correspondent Jonathan Head says that probably includes three North Koreans who are wanted by Malaysian police in connection with the killing. Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, had spoken out publicly against his family's dynastic control of the isolated, nuclear-armed nation.

Author: 0 Trump administration gives mixed messages about its goals in Syria

On Saturday, one woman was killed in a suspected Russian air strike on Khan Sheikhun, the Observatory said. The retaliatory airstrike marked a policy reversal for Trump, who had declared throughout his campaign that the United States should not involve itself in local conflicts, an isolationist view consistent with his "America first" policy prism.

Author: 0 8 people detained in connection with St. Petersburg Metro bombing

Six people have been detained in St Petersburg on suspicion of recruiting for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and aiding terrorist activity, Russian investigators said yesterday. The 22-year-old Jalilov, who worked at a garage in St. Petersburg, was born in the Central American country of Kyrgyzstan, but obtained Russian nationality in 2011.

Global Media Russia sends warship to Syria amid feud with US
Author: 0 Russia sends warship to Syria amid feud with US

A Russian frigate armed with cruise missiles was heading to the Mediterranean in an apparent show of force a day after the first direct military strike by the United States against the Syrian regime. A proxy battle with Russian Federation in Syria and multiple Russia-related investigations in the US will follow Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Moscow next week on a trip created to test the Trump administration's hopes for closer ties to the former Cold War foe.

Global Media John Clarke, beloved satirist, dies age 68
Author: 0 John Clarke, beloved satirist, dies age 68

He died of natural causes while hiking in the Grampians National Park in Victoria on Sunday. "John along with his partner in satire Bryan Dawe entertained audiences on A Current Affair between 1989 to 1997, in the days of Mike Willesee and Jana Wendt hosting the program".

Author: 0 Eight suspects detained over St. Petersburg metro bombing

The impoverished, predominantly Muslim countries in Central Asia are seen as fertile ground for Islamic extremists, and thousands of their residents are believed to have joined the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. There has been no claim of responsibility. They also examined CCTV footage from outside Dzhalilov's home which shows him leave home with a bag and a backpack.

Global Media May and LSE chief woo Saudi ministers for $2tn Aramco listing
Author: 0 May and LSE chief woo Saudi ministers for $2tn Aramco listing

Mrs May denied Britain was selling its principles for trade deals despite widespread criticism over UK arms deals with the kingdom. She also met King Salman Wednesday and discussed the humanitarian crisis in neighboring Yemen. "I've talked to the Saudis on a number of occasions now and I raise issues of this sort". I think we have already seen some changes, ' she added. May explained she plans to talk to her about "the role that she plays, and generally we do encourage people to look at a ...

Global Media DHS Revises Policy of Separating Families
Author: 0 DHS Revises Policy of Separating Families

Former President Barack Obama's administration also publicized deportations and tried to dissuade Central Americans from heading north, particularly during the 2014 surge of families and children traveling alone to cross the border. Though Mr Trump has said the estimated cost would be between USD10-12 Billion, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has estimated the cost to be between USD12-15 Billion.

Author: 0 Church Bombing North of Egypt's Capital Kills 13

A few months earlier, the unclaimed bombing of a Coptic church killed more than 20 people in Egypt's second city of Alexandria on New Year's Day. ISIS threatened Sunday that more attacks against Egyptian Christians are coming after claiming responsiblity for two bombings that killed dozens in Alexandria and the Nile Delta hours before.

Author: 0 Egyptian President declares three-month state of emergency after terror attacks

Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria. He offered his condolences to the victims' families, to those injured and to all Egyptians. In 2015, the affiliate also claimed responsibility for the downing of a Russian jet near the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, an attack that left 224 dead and dealt the vital tourism industry a blow from which it's yet to recover.

Author: 0 Trump tells Congress Syria attack ordered to protect United States interest

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seeking assurances of USA protection, was an early visitor to both the White House and Trump's Florida resort Mar-a-Lago. In a similar attack back in 2013, Fox News pundit and staunch Trump backer Sean Hannity wrote: "Glad our arrogant Pres is enjoying his taxpayer funded golf outing after announcing the U.S.