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Author: 0 NSA McMaster: 'Prudent' to send strike group to Korean Peninsula

Many weapons experts say the North could have a functioning nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the continental US within a few years. The U.S. was willing to go it alone in tackling the problem. North Korea denounced Thursday's attack as an act of "intolerable aggression" and one that justified "a million times over" the North's push toward a credible nuclear deterrent.

Global Media Civilian casualties in Iraq, Syria undercut U.S. victories
Author: 0 Civilian casualties in Iraq, Syria undercut U.S. victories

Pope Francis on Wednesday said it was "imperative and urgent" to protect civilians in Iraq. USA airstrikes probably played a role in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul earlier this month, us and Iraqi military officials acknowledged Tuesday, but they denied the rules for avoiding civilian casualties have been loosened despite a recent spike in civilian casualties.

Author: 0 White House: Trump Will Sign Repeal Of Obama-Era Internet Privacy Rules

Should the bill be presented to President Donald Trump, the statement reads , "his advisors would recommend that he sign the bill into law". Congress passed a bill gutting internet privacy protections this week and now Democratic Senators are making a Hail Mary effort to convince the president to veto the legislation when it reaches his desk.

Global Media Large rally in Hungary for imperiled Soros-founded school
Author: 0 Large rally in Hungary for imperiled Soros-founded school

The Hungarian Parliament approved a controversial law that would result in the closure of a university despite country-wide protests, media reports said. The CEU believes it is the main target of Orban's plan - something the government denies - and has said that its existence is under threat. Speaking via video-link from Washington DC, where he was rallying United States political support, Professor Ignatieff said he would challenge the constitutionality of the act with Hungary's ...

Author: 0 US aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

However, last week an Air Force general said she was extremely confident the United States could intercept a ballistic missile fired by North Korea. The Carl Vinson Strike Group comprises an aircraft carrier and other warships, according to BBC report. The strike group's change of route comes just after US President Donald Trump met his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Florida to discuss the need to stop the military advancements of Pyongyang.

Global Media World reacts to Egypt's church bombings
Author: 0 World reacts to Egypt's church bombings

The explosions took place when Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria, was leading the Palm Sunday mass, local media reports said. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday declared a three-month state of emergency in the Arab country after two church blasts triggered by ISIS killed at least 45 and injured over 100.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson to press Russian Federation on Syrian chemical weapons

Criticized for his low-profile diplomacy, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is emerging from the shadows with a leading public role in shaping and explaining the Trump administration's missile strikes in Syria. "This was inevitable", said Philip Gordon, a former Middle East coordinator at the National Security Council who is now at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Author: 0 Whistling crowd protests Vucic's presidential election win

Opposition candidates have accused Vucic of control over the media, mudslinging and intimidation of voters. Croatia's president has congratulated Serbia's president-elect Aleksandar Vucic and expressed hope of future cooperation to mend the still-tense relations between the former war foes from the Yugoslav conflict in the 1990s.

Global Media Brexit: Tusk and May in 'friendly' meeting
Author: 0 Brexit: Tusk and May in 'friendly' meeting

During a three-day visit to the Middle East, May accepted a possible extension of free movement, as the European Parliament agreed to open the way to a potential "association agreement" between Britain and the EU. "We're free to go", Farage said to hoots from other legislators. "You're behaving like the mafia - you think we're a hostage". "This position reflects the sound understanding within the Parliament of our unique issues, not least in relation to the peace process, the Border and ...

Author: 0 France sweep Britain aside in Davis Cup opener

India took a 2-0 lead against Uzbekistan on the opening day of the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie on Friday. Mahut, who has a heart as big as the local cathedral, left us with an abiding memory: hurdling a court boundary marker to make an impossible return of an acutely angled smash in the 10th game.

Author: 0 N.Korea calls US bombing of Syria 'unacceptable'

On Thursday, Trump ordered the surprise attack against a military air base in Syria, signaling he was prepared to act in the protection of USA interests. President Donald Trump may be considering to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as nuclear threats from the reclusive country continues to be on the rise.

Global Media Xi end 1st summit with 100-day plan to avoid trade row
Author: 0 Xi end 1st summit with 100-day plan to avoid trade row

The presidents didn't mention the Syria attack, and even steered clear in their public remarks of issues like trade that were supposed to dominate the summit. Sen. Lindsay Graham is calling for as many as 6,000 more USA troops to fight the Islamic State group. Mr Mnuchin said, "there was definitely an acknowledgement by them on the trade issue that we do need to get to a more balanced trade environment" and the United States "would expect to see some very specific items" in the trade plan.

Global Media Xi, Trump have similar traits, analysts say
Author: 0 Xi, Trump have similar traits, analysts say

Saturday's phone call was the first between the top diplomats of Russian Federation and the United States since the strikes on the Syrian airfield. Removing Mr. Kim has said previously his regime was close to developing a ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead to North America, and has threatened to conduct preemptive strikes on the USA and its allies if it believed an attack was imminent.

Global Media Freebie Friday: Easter egg hunt, dental work & Cinnabon
Author: 0 Freebie Friday: Easter egg hunt, dental work & Cinnabon

This popular event is for middle school age children (age 11-13). The Easter Bunny will also be on hand for photo opportunities to interact with guests. until noon on Saturday, April 8. Sheridan Park is planning an underwater Easter egg hunt at its pool from 5-7 p.m. Friday inside its field house at 910 S.

Author: 0 U.S. carrier strike group heads toward Korea

Harry Harris, the commander of U.S. Pacific Command in Hawaii. Nork Korea condemned the USA airstrikes in Syria saying, "it was an act of intolerable aggression" and justifying "a million times over" the reason why North Korea should develop a nuclear deterrent.

Author: 0 USA military confirms N. Korea fired missile into Sea of Japan

A United States official said Wednesday's missile test ended in failure when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the ocean in a fiery crash. With all eyes on the Syria airstrikes, however, the expected showdown over North Korea policy ended with no significant breakthroughs to announce. North Korea is also a proliferation threat.

Author: 0 Chinese State Media Hails Trump, Xi Meeting

Certainly, Trump's political and economic aims are centered around the "America First" policy, creating American jobs and substantively reducing the USA trade deficit. As candidate Donald Trump, he railed against China for what he labeled unfair trade, and vowed to chip away at the massive trade deficit. The Trump administration is planning to roll out its first concrete measures against China on trade, administration officials said, hardening its position towards America's largest trading ...

Author: 0 Backed fighters reach Islamic-State-held dam in Syria

Operation Inherent Resolve, the 68-nation mission to destroy ISIS, flew in fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed rebel group, behind enemy lines to a strategic dam. USA -backed Syrian Kurdish forces were in control of a spillway north of the dam "which can be used to alleviate pressure on the dam if need be", the coalition said in a letter to The Associated Press.

Author: 0 Evans beats Frenchman Benneteau to salvage pride for Britain

France hasn't won the Davis Cup in 16 years. Britain - without world number one Andy Murray - were knocked out by France on Saturday, going down 3-0 in Rouen. "It's an incredible feeling to be able to give the winning point for our team", Benneteau assured. 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 ...

Global Media Lincoln Log Cabin to host Easter Egg Hunt and Roll
Author: 0 Lincoln Log Cabin to host Easter Egg Hunt and Roll

This year participants can join the hunt using a cell phone around the park while the younger kids complete their scrambles. There will also be face painting, rock climbing, music and arts and crafts. Pater said they have a few special prizes for each age group. If your idea of a spring holiday isn't so much Easter as it is the start of basbeball season, then never fear: Berwyn has you covered there too.

Global Media Budgam clashes: Defence Experts demand strict actions against separatists
Author: 0 Budgam clashes: Defence Experts demand strict actions against separatists

Prohibitory orders were today imposed in twin districts of Budgam and Ganderbal in central Kashmir where eight persons were killed in firing by security forces during polling for Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency. Six people are dead and scores injured after police clashed with protesters during a by-election in Indian-administered Kashmir. The main theatre of stone-pelting and violent protests was Budgam, a district that traditionally records high voter turnout in the Valley.

Global Media Chelsea boss Conte takes a surprise swipe at Tottenham
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte takes a surprise swipe at Tottenham

Conte is well aware of the threat posed by Tottenham and believes six wins from their final eight games could be required to keep Pochettino's in-form side at bay. "This season has been a massive lesson for me". "Going back to the Manchester United game and getting a point there just shows the character and team spirit in the squad that hopefully we can go on with and remain unbeaten".

Global Media Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44
Author: 0 Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for bombings at Coptic Christian churches in the Nile Delta city of Tanta, where at least 27 died, and hours later in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, where the death toll climbed to at least 17, the Interior Ministry said.

Author: 0 Krispy Kreme Owner To Buy Panera Bread In $7.5 Billion Deal

Once the deal is complete, Panera will become privately held company. Comparable deals have fetched nine times Ebitda, according to data compiled by Bloomberg . Restaurant Brands International Inc. Panera consulted with Morgan Stanley and law firm Sullivan & Cromwell on the deal . Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1.3 percent in morning trading to 18,606.90, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dipped 0.6 percent to 5,841.70.

Global Media Syria strike a 'message to others'
Author: 0 Syria strike a 'message to others'

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, appearing on Fox News Sunday , said the diversion of the vessels toward the Korean Peninsula was a "prudent" move. North Korea has a long history of defying United Nations resolutions and other attempts to prevent it from developing nuclear arms to go with its growing ballistic-missile capabilities.

Author: 0 Sweden Attack Suspect Had Been Ordered To Leave Country

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, who beefed up border controls last Friday after the attack, announced a national minute of silence to be observed in honour of the victims at noon today. Huge crowds gathered in Stockholm for a "Lovefest" vigil against terrorism yesterday, two days after a truck attack that police believe was committed by an Uzbek man interested in jihadist groups.

Author: 0 US strike group headed towards Korean Peninsula

He said Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping had agreed that North Korea's pattern of "provocative behaviour" was unacceptable and the USA was acting accordingly. US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster insisted, however, that in the meantime it is "prudent" to send the strike group to the Korean peninsula, criticising North Korea as a rogue, nuclear-armed nation engaged in provocative behaviour.

Global Media United Nations chief in Iraq to review humanitarian situation amid rising war casualties
Author: 0 United Nations chief in Iraq to review humanitarian situation amid rising war casualties

In report released Tuesday, Amnesty International said the spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the us -led coalition was not taking adequate precautions to protect civilians. The furore over the March 17 USA airstrike that led to the collapse of a building in western Mosul , killing scores if not hundreds of Iraqi civilians, as well as Defense Department allegations that Islamic State fighters deliberately placed the civilians in harm's way, have caused a change in U.S.

Global Media The government condemns Egypt terror attacks
Author: 0 The government condemns Egypt terror attacks

George's Church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta . "Islamic State squads carried out the attacks on two churches in Tanta and Alexandria", said the group's propaganda news agency Amaq on its social media accounts. "The attack will not undermine the resolve and true will of the Egyptian people to counter the forces of evil, but will only harden their determination to move forward on their trajectory to realize security, stability and comprehensive development", the statement said.

Global Media European Union leaders celebrate anniversary of Treaty of Rome
Author: 0 European Union leaders celebrate anniversary of Treaty of Rome

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who was hosting the summit, said that over the past dozen years the EU's development had stalled. "Yes, we have problems, yes there are difficulties, yes there will be crisis in the future, but we stand together and we move forward", Gentiloni said.

Author: 0 Boris Johnson Cancels Trip To Moscow Over Situation In Syria

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has also said that Washington would announce additional sanctions on Syria in the near future. The regional alliance said the USA cruise missile strikes on a Syrian base which Washington said was involved in a chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians would not deter their forces from "liberating" all of Syrian territory.

Global Media Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight
Author: 0 Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight

Elsewhere on Sunday, the U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley told Meet the Press host Chuck Todd: "In no way do we look at peace happening in that area with Iranian influence". "I think it probably was partially to blame", he said. And I think it was needed. "There seem to be a difference in what Ambassador Haley is saying, that Assad has no future, and what I heard this morning from Secretary Tillerson", Republican Senator Marco Rubio told ABC, adding that Tillerson's strategy won't work.

Global Media Time to fix the Affordable Care Act
Author: 0 Time to fix the Affordable Care Act

A 55 percent majority of Americans, in the new Gallup Poll , support Obamacare. Brown also noticed that only 11 percent of the people surveyed reported having health insurance bought through a marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare.

Author: 0 UK attacks Russian support for Syria regime after US airstrikes

Still, the impact of the strikes was unclear. There's been "no change" to the USA military stance in Syria beyond the missile strike in retaliation for the Assad government's use of chemical weapons on its citizens, yet the action carries a message for other countries acting outside worldwide norms, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.

Author: 0 Sending strike group to Western Pacific "prudent", McMaster says

Pacific Command spokesman Dave Benham told reporters. "The U.S.is proving itself that it can really take action if you play with chemical weapons like Syria", Lee said . H.R. McMaster says there is no contradiction between comments by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who says IS must be defeated first, and Nikki Haley, the us ambassador to the United Nations who contends that getting Assad out is a priority.

Author: 0 North Korea: U.S. airstrikes on Syria prove need for nukes

Trump said that North Korea was a "humanity problem" and that the U.S. will address it on its own if China does not help with it. Perhaps mindful of parallels that could be drawn over defiance of global norms, North Korea denounced the US missile strike on Syria as "intolerable", and reiterated its own right to self-defense.

Global Media Sweden advances to final of World Men's Curling Championship
Author: 0 Sweden advances to final of World Men's Curling Championship

Like Rachel Homan before him in Beijing, becoming the first to win the women's worlds with a ideal 13-0 record, Gushue became the first men's team to turn the trick with a 4-2 win over Niklas Edin on Sunday to go 13-0 as well. He was exasperated after a throw was slightly offline in the fourth end, his hit rolling out a little too far for a single. There were nothing but singles and blank ends all the way to through to the eighth end with the score tied 2-2.

Author: 0 Lawmakers urge Trump to work with them on Syria

The US fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian air base on Friday from which it said a deadly chemical weapons attack had been launched earlier in the week, escalating the US role in Syria and drawing criticism from Assad's allies including Russian Federation and Iran.

Author: 0 After Syria Strike, Trump's Emerging Doctrine Is Flexibility

After the meeting, Trump took Xi on a walk around the manicured grounds of his lavish Spanish-style complex. That Trump focused more on trade than North Korea does not mean that he would ease the pressure on the Pyongyang government. McMaster said of the deployment on Fox News Sunday. "President Trump noted the challenges caused by Chinese government intervention in its economy and raised serious concerns about the impact of China's industrial, agricultural, technology, and cyber policies ...

Global Media North Korea: Trump's airstrikes in Syria justify its nuclear weapons program
Author: 0 North Korea: Trump's airstrikes in Syria justify its nuclear weapons program

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on the importance of close coordination over North Korean issues as Pyongyang continues its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. For someone who spent an very bad lot of time campaigning on the idea that the United States was finally going to be better than China (whatever that means) under his leadership, it doesn't seem like Trump's first meeting with Xi went all that well for him.

Author: 0 Will the Syrian bombing put an end to Putin-Trump bromance?

The US ambassador to the United Nations has said America is "prepared to do more" militarily in Syria but hopes it will not be necessary. U.K. Defense Secretary of State Michael Fallon has claimed Saturday, writing in the Sunday Times that Russian Federation is responsible for the "barbaric chemical gas attack" in Syria Tuesday that claimed the lives of nearly 100 people and left 300 wounded.

Author: 0 Israel offers condolences for victims of Egypt church attacks

In Alexandria, the ministry said a suicide bomber had planned to use an explosive belt inside St. Mark's Cathedral, but the security force assigned to protect the cathedral stopped him. Christians across the world celebrated Palm Sunday on April 9, but at two Coptic churches in Egypt, this gathering ended in bloodshed. ISIS claimed two Egyptian suicide bombers carried out both attacks and threatened further attacks in a statement published on social media.

Author: 0 Spanish Navy in illegal incursion into Gibraltar waters

The 10-week conflict, in which the British were ultimately victorious, left more than 900 dead . Michael Howard, a former leader of the ruling Conservative Party, noted on Sunday that former PM Margaret Thatcher took military action after Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands 35 years ago and said current leader May would " show the same resolve " on Gibraltar.

Author: 0 Sweden terrorist attack suspect was rejected refugee, showed IS sympathies

The Uzbek suspect had been due to be deported from Sweden after his residency application was rejected previous year. " The Migration Agency rejected it in June 2016 and also decided that he was to be expelled ", he added. Husam Kranda, a Libyan living in Sweden for the past five years and now working as translator, was among the multi-ethnic gathering which underlined Stockholm's cosmopolitan inhabitants.

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