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Author: 0 Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Coptic Pope Tawadros II was in the church at Alexandria during the attack but was not harmed. At least 45 people were murdered in the two terror attacks at Coptic Christian churches yesterday in Egypt . According to Egypt's constitution, parliament must vote in favor of such a declaration - a virtual certainty since it is packed with supporters of the president.

Global Media Kyrgios wins to send Australia to Davis Cup semi-finals
Author: 0 Kyrgios wins to send Australia to Davis Cup semi-finals

Earlier Thompson, ranked 79th in the world, held his nerve to see off a faltering Sock 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 in front of a raucous crowd on Pat Rafter Arena. The victor of the quarter-final will face either Belgium or Italy in September's semi-finals. In the fifth set, the Americans broke Peers' serve to love and outplayed the Australians to clinch the match.

Author: 0 More than half of Americans approve of Obamacare

The idea to reform the healthcare system is admirable and many Americans do in fact support such plans because Obamacare is far from ideal. Gov. Roy Cooper has been pushing for expanding Medicaid, the state health insurance program for the poor and disabled, as allowed under the ACA since he took office in January.

Author: 0 San Bernardino elementary school shooting leaves two hospitalized, police say

Both were airlifted to a nearby hospital where 8-year-old Jonathan Martinez died of his injuries. A female victim was killed and a male died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, San Bernardino Police Lt. He said there was a large police presence at the site of the shooting and urged people to stay away from the area. Authorities respond to an active shooter at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino on April 10, 2017 .

Global Media Alabama governor plans to resign
Author: 0 Alabama governor plans to resign

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned Monday evening amidst an ongoing ethics investigation into his unusually close relationship with a female staffer and his illegal efforts to hide it. Intentional violations of the Alabama Ethics Act and Fair Campaign Practices Act are Class B felonies, punishable by a prison sentence of between two and 20 years for each violation.

Global Media Yogi Adityanath waives off farm loans of UP farmers, fulfills poll promise
Author: 0 Yogi Adityanath waives off farm loans of UP farmers, fulfills poll promise

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. 36,359 crore, he said. The waiver covers small loans-Rs 1 lakh per farmer-while the status of remaining loans where the principal amount exceeds Rs 1 lakh remains unchanged.

Global Media Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate as US Supreme Court justice
Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate as US Supreme Court justice

The nuclear option allowed Gorsuch to be nominated with a simple majority - he was confirmed 54 to 45 in the 100-seat Senate. The 60-vote filibuster requirement on Supreme Court nominees was effectively gone, and with it the last vestige of bipartisanship on presidential nominees in an increasingly polarized Senate.

Global Media Jammu-Srinagar tunnel to have
Author: 0 Jammu-Srinagar tunnel to have "unique" ventilation

The 9-km long Chenani-Nashri Tunnel was built at the cost of 2,500 crore rupees. "Tenders have been floated for the Jammu ring road, while that for the Srinagar ring road will be floated in next two months and within three months, the work will start on both the projects", he added.

Author: 0 Questions remain about specifics of U.S. policy toward Syria

Tillerson spoke at an Italian war memorial before a meeting of foreign ministers from the G7 industrialized nations, which was dominated by the diplomatic fallout from the unexpected United States missile strike on a Syrian airbase last week.

Global Media Multiple Gunshot Victims Reported at San Bernardino Elementary School
Author: 0 Multiple Gunshot Victims Reported at San Bernardino Elementary School

A California teacher and an 8-year-old boy were killed Monday when a gunman opened fire inside an elementary school classroom. There were 15 students from first through fourth grades in the room, and two adult aides, Burguan said. A San Bernardino school spokeswoman said one of the victims was a teacher. There is no indication that the gun was visible upon the suspect's arrival to the school, Maass said.

Global Media Roanoke church hosts 18th annual Easter Egg Hunt
Author: 0 Roanoke church hosts 18th annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 16, on the handsome lawns of the Ravalli County Fairgrounds. Beulah and Oak Grove United Methodist churches will hold their joint egg hunt for a second year. Advance registration by 5 p.m., April 14, is required. The next event after the hunt was the parade. Stanhope: 10 a.m., April 15 at city park. "Last year, we actually did two smaller egg hunts out in a couple of the community parks", Arnold said.

Author: 0 G7 foreign ministers seek USA clarity over Syria

Sign up at for our upcoming newsletter. The G7 gathering in the Tuscan city of Lucca brought foreign ministers from the United States as well as Britain, Canada , France, Germany, Italy and Japan to the 15th century Ducal Palace.

Global Media Syrian town hit by chemical attack targeted in airstrikes
Author: 0 Syrian town hit by chemical attack targeted in airstrikes

Haley said that it was hard to see a peaceful and stable Syria with Assad as president [CNN report], based on his action and the current situation in Syria. Syria has denied it carried out a chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun last week that left 89 people dead. "I think the real failure here has been Russia's failure to live up to its commitments under the chemical weapons agreements that were entered into in 2013", Tillerson said.

Author: 0 N. Korea defector warns Kim would use nukes against US

MALAYSIA has deported over 140 North Koreans with expired work permits almost two months after the high-profile assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of the north's supreme leader Kim Jong Un, sparked diplomatic tensions between both countries.

Author: 0 American UN ambassador steps up rhetoric on Russian Federation over Syria

The White House later on Monday said Trump had spoken with May and separately with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by telephone about the US attack and thanked them for their support. Over the weekend, Alfano said that Europe's broad support for the US military strikes had contributed to a "renewed harmony" between the United States and its partners as the G-7 foreign ministers prepared to meet for the first time since Donald Trump took office in January.

Author: 0 Egypt security forces kill suspects planning attacks on Christians

Seventeen people including at least four police officers were killed in that attack, which the interior ministry said was caused by a suicide bomber who blew himself up when prevented from entering the church. The ministry did not say when the firefight took place. Hours later, a suicide bomber struck the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria's Manshyia district.

Author: 0 Smith puts positive spin on Davis Cup exit

Britain team captain Leon Smith defended his team who were champions in 2015 when Murray starred. On Friday, Kyle Edmund lost the first singles match 7-5 7-6 (8-6) 6-2 to world number 17 Lucas Pouille. And when Edmund double-faulted twice and dropped serve again in the sixth game of the third set, faint hopes of a comeback were extinguished. When Inglot got tight on a volley the first set belonged to France in just under an hour.

Global Media Trump, Japan's Abe talk about Syria, North Korea
Author: 0 Trump, Japan's Abe talk about Syria, North Korea

But they appeared to reach no clear path forward on North Korea, and the Trump administration's unexpected military strike in Syria - launched on the summit's first day - highlighted an area where President Donald Trump and counterpart Xi Jinping differ sharply.

Global Media Defiant May rules out Brexit talks over Gibraltar's sovereignty
Author: 0 Defiant May rules out Brexit talks over Gibraltar's sovereignty

However, Downing Street later said the Prime Minister had made clear to Mr Tusk that there could be no change to the status of the British enclave without the consent of its people. But they omitted any mention of the flashpoint issue of Gibraltar, unlike Mr Tusk's guidelines, which said Spain should have the final say over whether any eventual trade deal applies to the British outcrop.

Author: 0 Spain denies ship made illegal incursion off Gibraltar

Britain's exit process from the European Union only formally began last week, but already London is engaged in a heated dispute with Brussels and Spain over the future sovereignty of its overseas territory of Gibraltar. Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis responded to the furor Monday by urging the British government to calm down. But nearly everyone (99% of people living in Gibraltar) said they didn't want that to happen, so Gibraltar remains a part of Britain.

Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch sworn in as 113th Supreme Court justice

The first was administered earlier that morning by Chief Justice John Roberts with Scalia's widow and one of his sons in attendance, as well as the other eight Supreme Court justices. Senate Republicans last week invoked the so-called " nuclear option " to defeat a threatened Democrat filibuster that would have required Gorsuch to receive 60 votes for confirmation.

Global Media YWCA to raise awareness with events
Author: 0 YWCA to raise awareness with events

And that may remain the case for generations as sexual assault is the most under-reported crime in the country. Having also worked in a drug rehab center taught me a great deal about those who experience sexual assault. "We're coming together as representatives of different sexual assault prevention programs to support the same mission, which is about prevention and taking care of our Airmen, civilians and their families", said Bacon.

Author: 0 Russian, Iranian FMs call for thorough investigation into Idlib incident

Zarif made the call during phone conversations on Monday with the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, as well as his Russian, Omani, Syrian and Algerian counterparts, Sergei Lavrov, Yusuf bin Alawi, Walid al-Muallem and Mourad Medelci, respectively.

Author: 0 San Bernardino elementary school shooting: 2 adults dead; 2 students wounded

Authorities said that Anderson signed in at the school office then proceeded to the classroom.Although the shots fired were aimed at Smith, two students standing her were struck by the gunshots before Anderson turned the gun on himself . Mayor Carey Davis said he had spoken about the shooting to White House officials about Tuesday's (AEDT) school shooting. Monday's shooting was the latest tragedy for a city that has struggled in recent years with more than its share of them.

Author: 0 Florida brush fire grows to 1100 acres, 75 percent contained

The fire has almost tripled in size since crews began working to contain the blaze on Saturday. That fire is 90 percent contained. Right now, the fire is only 25% contained. 'This is a hard fire by the nature of the topography. We have a heavily marched area. So we're asking those folks stay in their homes, keep their windows closed and keep their air conditioning on and if they have any worsening condition call 911, " said Hernando County Fire Rescue Division Chief Alex Lopez.

Author: 0 Senior Official: Russia Knew About Chemical Attack In Advance

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson seemed to take a more patient stance in regard to Mr Assad, saying on Saturday that Washington's first priority is the defeat of Islamic State . "We should point out to Vladimir Putin that this kind of activity - aligning himself with a war criminal and a consummately violator of human rights like Bashar Assad, over time, is not going to be of benefit to Russian Federation and the world", he said.

Global Media New Census data reveals the 'typical' Aussie
Author: 0 New Census data reveals the 'typical' Aussie

Unlike Victorians, the "average" NSW person owns their three-bedroom home outright, according to the results. It also contrasts with a "typical" Australian, both of whose parents were born in Australia. He did less than five hours of domestic work per week, with the typical Australian female doing between five and 14 hours. Nationally, our typical migrant still comes from England and is 44 years old, down from 46 years old a decade ago.

Global Media France migrants: Huge fire guts Grande-Synthe Dunkirk camp
Author: 0 France migrants: Huge fire guts Grande-Synthe Dunkirk camp

A huge fire has razed a sprawling migrant camp in northern France overnight, sending residents running for their lives and reducing their makeshift homes to a "heap of ashes". Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. "We lost everything", Albidani said.

Author: 0 School shooting in San Bernardino California leaves 3 dead, 1 injured

Police said Anderson used a large-caliber revolver. US police say a shooting Monday at a southern California elementary school left a teacher dead and two students critically wounded in what they are calling a murder-suicide. "The students that were struck were behind the teacher who was shot, the other children were not targeted in the shooting". Another child, a 9-year-old, was in stable condition Monday evening.

Author: 0 Justin Rose Positive On Augusta Hopes After Sergio Garcia Play-Off

Justin Rose, of England, reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament, Sunday, April 9, 2017 , in Augusta, Ga . It was a wonderful battle and if there is anyone you want to lose to it's Sergio. "If anyone deserves it, it's Sergio". He has had his fair share of heartbreak.

Global Media Egypt: 21 killed in explosion at Coptic Christian church
Author: 0 Egypt: 21 killed in explosion at Coptic Christian church

Egypt has assured us that everything will go as well as possible, so we will go confidently", he said in an interview published on Monday in the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera . "This is very risky". We pray comfort and resolve for their families and colleagues. "I will not abandon the church". The group has waged a campaign against Egypt's Christian minority, the largest in the Middle East.

Global Media Venezuela's Maduro raps gas attack accusation by opposition figure
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro raps gas attack accusation by opposition figure

It intensified further after state authorities on Friday said they were disqualifying senior opposition figure Henrique Capriles from holding public office. Others at the rally held pictures of Capriles. Henrique Capriles, the 44-year-old governor of Miranda state, narrowly lost to Maduro in the highly disputed 2013 presidential election to choose a successor to Hugo Chavez, the longtime socialist leader who had died of cancer.

Author: 0 Warplanes strike town hit by chemical attack

Her words, however, came a day after she said Washington was ready to take additional action after a solo USA strike on a Syrian air base. The US on Thursday 59 cruise missiles on a Syrian base from where the Washington asserted aircrafts were launched to drop chemical weapons on civilians in Syria's Idlib province earlier in the week.

Author: 0 North Korea says United States missile strikes were 'aggression'

North Korea has ramped up its nuclear program under its relatively new leader Kim Jong Un, carrying out two nuclear tests and launching some 20 ballistic missiles a year ago alone. When asked what message North Korea should take from the US strike on Syria last week, he said: "If you become a threat to others, at some point a response is likely to be undertaken".

Author: 0 Death toll climbs in San Bernardino elementary school shooting

San Bernardino police and fire officials at North Park Elementary School on April 10, 2017 following shooting on campus. The two children were not believed to have been targeted by the gunman. "I was in my class and my teacher was teaching us a lesson, and then I heard three gun shots", third-grader Jaidyn Stanley, 9, said. "He came in, and very, very quickly upon entering the classroom started shooting", Burguan said.

Author: 0 Trump tells Congress Syria attack ordered to protect U.S. interest

But as lawmakers called on Trump to consult with Congress, Trump administration officials sent mixed signals on the scope of future US involvement. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the Assad regime must be brought into line after last week's chemical gas attack.

Author: 0 Trump aides differ over Assad's future after Syria attack

But as lawmakers called on Trump to consult with Congress on any future military strikes and a longer-term strategy on Syria, Trump administration officials sent mixed signals on the scope of USA involvement. According to a Pentagon statement, the strike was in response to the Syrian government's chemical attack on Tuesday in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in the country's northwestern province of Idlib.

Author: 0 Syria strike a message to N Korea, among others: Tillerson

An unnamed North Korea Foreign Ministry official in the state-run Korean Central News Agency called the USA action in Syria, "absolutely unpardonable", and said it proves that North Korea's nuclear weapons program is justified to protect against Washington's "evermore reckless moves for a war".

Author: 0 North Korea calls US aircraft carrier dispatch outrageous

The North called the US action in Syria "absolutely unpardonable" and said it proves that its nuclear weapons are justified to protect the country against Washington's "evermore reckless moves for a war". The ministry also highlighted the fact that Washington has analyzed different scenarios for carrying out a pre-emptive strike at the hermit state or eliminating its leader Kim Jong-un.

Author: 0 Russia-US may be worse than Cold War, said Putin's spokesman Peskov

Putin participated in a panel Thursday that featured Icelandic President Gudni Johannesson, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, who moderated the event at the International Arctic Forum in Russian Federation. "Of course, they felt victim of that propaganda and that's why lots of Americans, they do think that, yes, Russian hackers are everywhere". When Stephanopoulos suggested that relations between the two nations could be approaching a new Cold War, Peskov did ...

Author: 0 Russian Federation arrests six 'IS recruiters' in St Petersburg

The Federal Security Service, the main KGB successor agency, said in a statement that its experts defused a self-made explosive device at the apartment. Kyrgyzstan officials identified the suspected perpirtrator of Monday's attack as 22-year-old Akbarjon Djalilov. Meanwhile, his parents - who have said they have not seen their son for quite some time - arrived in St.

Author: 0 Second French presidential debate turns into a feisty affair

Polls now show Le Pen and centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron running neck-and-neck in the first round of the election on April 23, with Macron handily beating Le Pen in the May 7 runoff. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Polls show only a third of French voters support scrapping the euro, many of them anxious about the impact of a devaluation which would hit their savings and spur inflation.

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