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Author: 0 Iran's ex-president Ahmadinejad may take part in presidential election

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in the country's presidential election next month - even though Iran's supreme leader warned him not to. After four years out of office, he became eligible to run again under Iranian law. Western belief he was secretly pursuing a nuclear weapons programme led to crippling global sanctions during his time in office, and protests at his 2009 re-election were met with a crackdown which sent hundreds to prison and left ...

Author: 0 FBI Reportedly Monitored Trump Campaign Adviser For Russia Contacts

They're also scrutinizing a testimony list. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Russian Federation today trying to get Vladimir Putin's government to let up on their support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Page's relationship with Russian Federation began to draw scrutiny during the campaign after he visited Moscow in July 2016 for a speech at the New Economic School.

Author: 0 Mickey: Clouds today and a few sprinkles

The Easter Bunny will likely encounter some mild temperatures and cloudy skies when he hops through New Brunswick on Sunday with a mixed bag of weather expected over the next five days. "Again we shouldn't see a lot of rain with this passage, it is a quick one on the morning for light to as much as.30" of rain. "Rain amounts will range from.10" to.40" with highest amounts north.

Global Media Sean Spicer apologizes for 'inappropriate, insensitive' Holocaust comment
Author: 0 Sean Spicer apologizes for 'inappropriate, insensitive' Holocaust comment

But Hennen pressed him for more, saying of Spicer, "I think what he was saying is that Hitler didn't take chemical weapons out in a battle-like form and do what Assad did with these children". The White House generated criticism at the start of the year when a statement on worldwide Holocaust Remembrance Day did not make any reference to Jews.

Author: 0 Xi Jinping urges Donald Trump to peacefully resolve North Korea tensions

The sabre-rattling has unnerved China, which has made clear its frustration with Pyongyang's stubbornness but whose priority remains preventing any military flare-up that could bring chaos and instability to its doorstep. He went on to say what North Korea said "isn't really a threat" because they can't act on it. "There's a view that China possesses the key to solving the peninsula problem, or that China has the faucet and that all China has to do is shut it off and the peninsula issue is ...

Global Media Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India knows neither his condition, nor location
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India knows neither his condition, nor location

Having gotten India to claim ownership of Jadhav - and by extension his spying activities - Pakistan after the longest time is in the position to dictate the media narrative over this case, and it must do this expertly. Pakistan has gone one step further in connecting Indian national Kulbhushan Jadav to "subversive activities" in the country when it said that arrested Karachi-based don Uzair Baloch was helping him in espionage.

Global Media G-7 ministers aim to press Russian Federation to end Assad support
Author: 0 G-7 ministers aim to press Russian Federation to end Assad support

Reacting to media reports that Tillerson would use his visit to press Moscow to back away from supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia's biggest Middle East ally, Peskov signaled that was a non-starter. The chemical attack has sent a new chill through relations between the West and Moscow, which backs Assad diplomatically and militarily and denies Syrian forces used chemical weapons.

Global Media Boy killed in school shooting had survived heart surgery
Author: 0 Boy killed in school shooting had survived heart surgery

He said Smith also had confided to relatives that she was concerned about his "odd" behaviour and that "he had made some threats toward her". "And I don't know if that just reached a boiling point, or what that was". During a search of Anderson's Riverside home Monday, police found a note written by Anderson indicating he felt disrespected and needed closure. The note would not have been alarming if not for this violent event, he said.

Global Media Gold prices settle higher for a second straight session
Author: 0 Gold prices settle higher for a second straight session

Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula and Middle East following USA missile strikes on Syria, along with uncertainty about the result of the upcoming French presidential election have made investors nervous.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Explains Why She Really Lost to Trump

Hillary Clinton said Thursday that misogyny "certainly" played a role in her bruising defeat to Donald Trump in last year's United States presidential election, giving her first public interview since that shock loss. "We aren't going to let somebody sitting in the Kremlin, with bots and trolls, try to mix up our election", she said. She said that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is "not exactly fond of strong women, although he did shake hands with me".

Author: 0 Basque Separatists ETA Hand List of Arms Caches to Frence

Inactive for more than five years, ETA had said it would hand over its arms, a historic step following a 43-year violent campaign that claimed 829 lives, mostly in Spain . People hold up symbols of the "Artisans Of Peace" while attending a rally following the announcement of disarmament by armed separatists ETA in Bayonne, April 8, 2017.

Author: 0 Xi Jinping calls Donald Trump for 'peaceful' North Korea solution

In an interview with Fox Business Network, Trump said: "We are sending an armada". Chinese President Xi Jingping told Trump in a phone call Wednesday that he wants a peaceful solution to ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program and would be willing to work with Washington on the matter.

Author: 0 Ex-Trump aide Carter Page: 'Of course' I wasn't a foreign agent

IT SEEMED a little unusual when, in an interview with the Washington Post in March of 2016, Donald Trump named Carter Page as a foreign-policy adviser. Page is not facing any criminal allegations and it is uncertain if the Justice Department will later sue him or the others who are in connection with the meddling by Russian Federation during the presidential campaign in 2016.

Global Media Ad firm proud of 'Fearless Girl' statue
Author: 0 Ad firm proud of 'Fearless Girl' statue

This overt reference to State Street's SHE Index could contribute to Di Modica's insistence that Fearless Girl is nothing more than marketing trickery orchestrated by the firm's NY advertising partner, McCann . " Fearless Girl ", he suggested, could be relocated outside any number of NY firms with poor records on gender equality, or indeed in any other U.S.

Author: 0 Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson meets Putin over Syria crisis

His top diplomat offered a similarly grim assessment from the other side of the globe after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Looking at the resolution's supporters sitting around the horseshoe-shaped table in the Security Council, he said: "You are afraid of an impartial investigation" that the Syrian government was being blamed for chemical weapons attacks carried out by extremists.

Author: 0 Stockholm truck attack: Main suspect confesses to 'terrorist crime'

He said the countries of the four victims - two Swedes, a British man and a Belgian woman - had suffered "horrendous acts of terrorism, but we have also seen the strength and determination and power of our democratic societies". Hysing added that the suspect had "expressed sympathy" for extremist groups, including the Islamic State, Reuters reported . Confirming that police have discovered a suspect device inside the lorry which was driven into a Stockholm department store on Friday, ...

Global Media OPEC sees rivals' oil output rising as it over-delivers on cuts
Author: 0 OPEC sees rivals' oil output rising as it over-delivers on cuts

A further rise in supply outside the group could weigh on prices and hinder OPEC efforts to clear the glut, although OPEC officials have said they believe the market can deal with renewed shale growth. Record-level volumes of floating storage-oil stored in seaborne vessels rather than on land-have pushed down crude prices in recent years by overshadowing the impact of OPEC cuts.

Global Media US, Russia agree to push chemical weapons probe
Author: 0 US, Russia agree to push chemical weapons probe

He said Moscow has lots of questions about the "very ambiguous" and "contradictory" ideas emanating from Washington. "We have seen very alarming actions recently with an unlawful attack against Syria", Lavrov said, referring to the 59 Tomahawk missiles Trump launched at a Syrian air base to punish Assad for using chemical weapons.

Global Media US drops non-nuclear 'mother of all bombs' in Afghanistan
Author: 0 US drops non-nuclear 'mother of all bombs' in Afghanistan

The MOAB weighs about 22,000 pounds (10,000 kg) and is the most powerful non-nuclear weapon ever designed. The military is now assessing the damage. The Pentagon confirmed the strike was the first time the enormous bomb had been used in combat. It was developed during the Iraq War but never used in combat, according to the military.

Global Media Manafort registering with U.S. as foreign agent
Author: 0 Manafort registering with U.S. as foreign agent

The Podesta Group said it did not understand that Manafort and Gates were simultaneously being paid by the Party of Regions, the pro-Russian political party of Ukraine's then-president, Viktor Yanukovych. The AP provided to Manafort the amounts of the payments, dates and number of the bank account where they were received. In a statement to the AP, Kimberley Fritts, CEO of the Podesta Group, said that the Justice Department's Foreign Agent Registration unit worked with the firm to make sure ...

Author: 0 North Korea Fires Missile Into East China Sea: South Korea

Having reached an altitude of 189 kilometers, the missile flew about 60 kilometers before falling into the East Sea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. North Korea has been pursuing its nuclear and missile programs at an unprecedented pace since past year, with an aim to expand its deterrence against Washington and diversify its line-up of nuclear-equipped missiles, another expert said.

Author: 0 Trump Son-In-Law Kushner Expresses Confidence In Iraqi Fight For Mosul

Dunford said in a statement released Sunday night that he invited Kushner to see events on the ground, " first-hand and unfiltered ". After arriving, Kushner joined Dunford for meetings with the United States ambassador to Baghdad and the senior American commander in Iraq, Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend.

Author: 0 Wall Street's Charging Bull sculptor wants Fearless Girl statue removed

Fearless Girl debuted on March 7, near the first anniversary of the Gender Diversity Index SHE, which tracks companies that are gender diverse and was created by investment firm State Street Global Advisors . It's worth remembering that " Charging Bull " ran afoul of city authorities in its own time. State Street told NBC news in a statement that it continued to be grateful to the city of NY for their response and acceptance of the "Fearless Girl" statue.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani condemns U.S. attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

In an effort to understand the impact of this strike, As It Happens host Carol Off on Friday spoke with an MP in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government, a representative of the Syrian opposition, and a former US deputy secretary of state under Obama.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia 'fully supports' U.S. military strikes in Syria, Iran condemns

An air strike killed 15 civilians including four children in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. "Assad's principal backer is Russian Federation". Russian Federation has warned that the USA missile strikes could have serious consequences for the region.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Says US-Russia Relations at an 'All-Time Low'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, said relations between the countries are 'at a low point'. Diplomats said that Russian Federation has put forward a rival draft resolution that expresses concern at last week's gas attack and condemns the United States strike on Syria .

Author: 0 Stockholm suspect admits truck attack

Swedish authorities arrested the suspect on Friday after police released images taken from CCTV footage. A number of people were killed when a truck was driven into a department store in Sweden's capital, Stockholm . Akilov's lawyer, Johan Eriksson , told the hearing that his client drove the truck on Drottninggatan, Stockholm , killing four, including an 11-year old girl.

Author: 0 Stockholm suspect admits truck attack

Swedish authorities arrested the suspect on Friday after police released images taken from CCTV footage. A number of people were killed when a truck was driven into a department store in Sweden's capital, Stockholm . Akilov's lawyer, Johan Eriksson , told the hearing that his client drove the truck on Drottninggatan, Stockholm , killing four, including an 11-year old girl.

Global Media Russia says some progress made on Syria after Tillerson Moscow talks
Author: 0 Russia says some progress made on Syria after Tillerson Moscow talks

At the G7 meeting, British and US officials were unable to persuade fellow members to adopt new sanctions against Russian Federation for the chemical attack. But Russia made clear it had no intention to acquiesce. Though President Donald Trump has spoken with Putin by phone, the meeting was believed to be the first between Putin and a top member of Trump's administration since the new American president took office in January.

Global Media OPEC Oil Cuts Overshoot
Author: 0 OPEC Oil Cuts Overshoot

Fluidity from US crude oil production , foreign imports and domestic exports has left traders focused intently on weekly supply data in the United States. Energy Information Administration (EIA), consultancy Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) and industry newsletter Petroleum Intelligence Weekly (PIW).

Global Media French election debate: Macron marches on as Le Pen loses out
Author: 0 French election debate: Macron marches on as Le Pen loses out

She insisted she would not do that immediately if elected, but first hold negotiations and a referendum. When Le Pen, 48, replied that Macron was defending the European Union by reverting to "old classics" of 50 years ago about Europe's peace-keeping record, Macron retorted with a rare attack on her father, former far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen.

Global Media President Trump Claims Susan Rice May Have Committed Crime - Without Evidence
Author: 0 President Trump Claims Susan Rice May Have Committed Crime - Without Evidence

The National Security Agency, which conducts global eavesdropping for the US government, intercepts phone calls, email or other communications of suspected terrorists or foreign agents. "Nothing in this story indicates anything improper". As Wikileaks continues to release treasure troves of sensitive data about what government officials are really doing behind the scenes, the leaking of Rice's unethical and possibly criminal behavior makes it very clear that the surveillance state is in ...

Author: 0 Assad: Idlib attack 100% fabricated, Syria destroyed all chemical weapons

Assad interview on chemical weaponsIn an interview, Syria's Assad calls use of chemical attacks a "fabrication". Assad's assertion that the attack never took place is a departure even from the explanation offered by Russian Federation, which said the deaths were the result of a regime airstrike on a chemical weapons stockpile on the ground, controlled by "terrorists".

Author: 0 Australia to help India train 4 lakh trainers, assessors

Asserting on the importance of maintaining of peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, the Indian leader said challenges like terrorism and cyber security require global strategy and solutions. On the bright side, Australia has become the second-most popular destination after the United States for Indians studying overseas, with over 60,000 Indian students studying on the continent.

Author: 0 Man dragged off United flight reportedly prepares to sue

In an interview with ABC's Good Morning America that aired Wednesday, Oscar Munoz said he felt "ashamed" watching video of the man being forced off the jet. On Tuesday, nearly two days after the Sunday evening events, Munoz issued another apology. Fellow passengers captured footage of the officers seemingly slamming Dao against an armrest before dragging him along the floor down the aisle and off the plane.

Author: 0 Le Pen Denies French Complicity In Holocaust

Marine Le Pen has wooed Jewish voters, promising to be their "shield" against radical Islam. "I think in a general way, more generally actually, those responsible were those in power then, this is not France". Mr Melenchon is thought to have been buoyed by two televised debates which saw him get tough on Ms Le Pen. The ministry added that anti-Semitism was once again on the rise in France.

Author: 0 Trump's intelligence doubts parroted by Russian Federation

Once that threat "has been reduced or eliminated, I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilizing the situation in Syria", he said. France's U.N. After last Tuesday's chemical attack in Syria, Trump said his attitude toward Assad "has changed very much" and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "steps are underway" to organize a coalition to remove him from power.

Author: 0 Boris Johnson Cancels Visit to Moscow Due to Developments in Syria

The decision to carry out strikes against the regime and the change in tone from Haley follows Trump's comments that the chemical attack "crossed a lot of lines for me". The attack against a Syrian air base was the first U.S. assault against the government of President Bashar Assad. US President Donald Trump said there was no doubt Assad was responsible for the attack.

Global Media Tight security in Egypt after deadly twin church bombings
Author: 0 Tight security in Egypt after deadly twin church bombings

The Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, claimed responsibility for the attacks , which are both just the latest instance of Egypt's Coptic-Christian minority being targeted by the extremist group. Trump condemned Sunday's attacks on Twitter and said he has "great confidence Sisi will handle the situation properly". It will likely allow for arrests without warrants, swifter prosecution of suspects, and special, fast-track courts.

Author: 0 Trump backtracks, says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'no longer obsolete'

Since taking office, Trump has expressed some support for NATO and last month the US Senate overwhelmingly backed allowing Montenegro to join the organisation. President Trump spoke of "an all-time low" of relations with Moscow, while his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was completing a visit to Moscow.

Global Media Mar-a-Lago eatery violated health codes before Abe's visit
Author: 0 Mar-a-Lago eatery violated health codes before Abe's visit

The walk-in cooler that held much of the meat was "not maintained in good fix", inspectors found, pointing out that "potentially hazardous food" should not be kept in it until it is fixed. This included raw and undercooked fish that had "not undergone proper parasite destruction", and meats - chicken, duck, beef, ham, etc. - that were stored at potentially unsafe temperatures.

Global Media North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief: Trump has been 'very consistent' in support of alliance
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief: Trump has been 'very consistent' in support of alliance

And now they do fight terrorism. "The secretary general and I agree that other member nations must satisfy their responsibility to contribute 2 percent of GDP to defense", the president said. Trump was speaking to reporters at the White House on Wednesday alongside Stoltenberg after giving him a warm welcome and praising the organization as "the bulwark of worldwide peace and security".

Global Media Search continues for missing ex-Pakistan Army officer
Author: 0 Search continues for missing ex-Pakistan Army officer

Albeit Zahir retired from the Pakistan Army in October 2014 yet was reportedly roped in by the Pakistan's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), to carry out its clandestine operations. This prompted concerns that the Indian spy agency RAW could have been behind the kidnapping. From Nepal, Zahir had contacted his family last Thursday and since his phone numbers could not be reached.

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

To better address important issues, the two leaders also chose to "elevate existing bilateral talks" and established a "new and cabinet-level framework for negotiations". Edward Markey is calling on President Donald Trump to engage in direct negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as part of a proposed joint effort with China to reduce North Korea's nuclear threat.