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Author: 0 Blast hits Syrian bus convoy near Aleppo, kills 39, including children

Syria state TV said the transfer later resumed. Syrian state television showed bodies strewn across the road, the charred vehicles still packed with their passengers' possessions. The huge explosion earlier Saturday came as a much criticized population transfer deal stalled as the government and rebels bickered over who should be evacuated.

Global Media Trump administration says no US trading partners manipulate currency
Author: 0 Trump administration says no US trading partners manipulate currency

However, the report did caution that six major USA trading partners warrant being placed on the monitoring list for special attention: China, Germany, Japan , Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan. Trump's Treasury took the same route as the Obama administration did past year, putting Germany and China on watch for potential problems. The report shows the Trump administration is taking an approach to foreign exchange based on data rather than politics, said Nathan Sheets, a former U.S.

Author: 0 A look at the missiles North Korea displayed at parade

Washington has voiced concerns over Pyongyang's nuclear tests, but the North says such launches are an act as deterrence against a potential invasion by the USA or South Korea. The annual U.S. -South Korea military exercises have consistently infuriated the North, which views them as rehearsals for an invasion. For outside military analysts, though, the highlight is the weaponry that the North puts on display.

Author: 0 GOP hangs on to Kansas seat in special election

A group that formed following Sanders candidacy, Our Revolution, supported Thompson during the campaign through social media and recruited volunteers to make phone calls on his behalf. - Only one Democratic-held district gave Trump more of its vote - (Minnesota Rep. Collin C. Peterson's district, which gave Trump 62 percent). Estes won his spot by less than 7 percent.

Global Media Japan, China remain on U.S. 'monitoring list' for currency
Author: 0 Japan, China remain on U.S. 'monitoring list' for currency

Despite initial media reports suggesting Xi may have offered access for USA beef as a concession to stave off rising trade tensions, China's Premier Li Keqiang this week appeared to link progress on the issue to US restrictions on imports of some Chinese poultry products for food safety reasons.

Author: 0 Gas attack a 'fabrication' - Syria's Assad

Assad warned that he would only allow an "impartial" external investigation of last week's suspected chemical attack, in an exclusive interview with AFP in Damascus. "So, the United States didn't have any other choice to support their proxies, the terrorists, but to directly attack the Syrian Army". In Russia's view, the probe conducted by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons should be widened to include experts from many nations, he said.

Global Media Robert Bentley resignation: Does Alabama have a Lieutenant Governor? No
Author: 0 Robert Bentley resignation: Does Alabama have a Lieutenant Governor? No

Bentley's efforts to dispose of the recordings led to numerous misuse of funds accusations he would later plead guilty to. In addition to losing his wife, the First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa, which Bentley had attended for many years, told Christian News Network last year that Bentley is no longer a member of the church-and neither is Mason.

Author: 0 Donald Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

Trump's grim assessment of U.S. -Russia ties came shortly after Tillerson struck a similar tone after meeting with Putin in Moscow. The deal ensured flight safety over Syria where both Russian and US planes have been carrying airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) group and other radical groups for years.

Author: 0 IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

In the latest major counter-terrorism efforts, the U.S. military in Afghanistan used the massive GBU-43 bomb to destroy the tunnels network and other key hideouts and centers of ISIS terrorist group in the restive Achin district. The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. But the group has been steadily losing ground in the face of heavy pressure both from U.S.

Global Media BC party leaders slamming opponents' spending promises on campaign trail
Author: 0 BC party leaders slamming opponents' spending promises on campaign trail

She reiterated the Liberals' promise of cutting medical service premiums in half on January 1 and eventually eliminating it all together. There are no tolls on the Sea-to-Sky Highway. The NDP also says it will cut waste from the current budget and that- combined with an increase in revenue based on higher GDP growth than the Liberals are forecasting - will allow for the budget to be balanced.

Author: 0 Putin and Rouhani, in phone call, condemn US aggression in Syria

But on Thursday Trump launched 59 tomahawk missiles at one of Assad's airbases - the first direct assault on Assad since Syria's civil war began six years ago - and angered Moscow in the process. But there have been repeated allegations of chemical weapons use since. If that's the case, what matters most is the way Assad chooses to behave going forward.

Author: 0 Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants

Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari said the bomb landed in the Momand Dara area of Achin district. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb - dubbed the "Mother Of All Bombs" - was unleashed in combat for the first time, hitting ISIS positions in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday.

Author: 0 Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show

According to Politico , Friday's FEC reports show that Donald J. Trump for President, Trump Victory, and the Trump Make America Great Again Committee have raised about 80 percent of the disclosed cash towards his next campaign. The Trump campaign also received more than $3.5 million in transfers from other authorized committees. According to new Federal Election Commission filings and party officials, from January 1 through March 31, Trump pulled in $42.6 million between the Republican ...

Global Media Sheldon Easter Egg Hunt And Bike Drawing Is Saturday
Author: 0 Sheldon Easter Egg Hunt And Bike Drawing Is Saturday

The 13th annual Sheldon Chamber and Development Corporation Children's Easter Egg Hunt begins at 10 a.m. The adult egg hunt costs $20 to participate. Kids who were deaf, in wheelchairs, or had limited mobility, also joined in the fun. The children's hunts are free for Zoo members and included in admission for non-members.

Author: 0 Putin, Tillerson discuss bad state of US-Russian ties, Kremlin says

Will Trump's often-stated desire to reset relations with Russian Federation come true or will the ties between the two countries stay at the "low" mentioned by Tillerson? Tillerson pointed to a lack of trust between the two countries. Tillerson said Wednesday Russian meddling in the USA election was a serious problem that has been "fairly well established". Lavrov protested that Russian Federation is the victim of "very slanderous attacks", and added, "I have to say once again.no one has ...

Global Media Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees
Author: 0 Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees

State television said the auto bombing had been carried out by "terrorist groups", a term the regime applies to all armed opposition groups. Food was distributed after several hours and by early afternoon the evacuees from rebel-held areas were "pressured" to sit back on their buses, Afandar said.

Global Media Iran backing Syria's 'war against terrorism'
Author: 0 Iran backing Syria's 'war against terrorism'

Donald Trump, he started to show Assad the real America", he added. Graham also argued Sunday that the United States is "relying too much" on the Kurds in that region to defeat ISIS and that additional US troops would attract more regional fighters in that effort.

Global Media Trump forgets tense time in US-Russia history
Author: 0 Trump forgets tense time in US-Russia history

Bannon struggle, telling the New York Post , "Steve is a good guy, but I told them to straighten it out or I will ". With all the recent bad press surrounding the White House chief strategist, including several interviews in the last two days from Trump , some of his friends are anxious he may not be long for the White House.

Author: 0 Trump Shares Cake - and 'Chemistry' - with China's Xi

He said he was looking forward to visiting China this year. Even for President Donald J. Trump, who minced words on virtually nothing during his campaign, his rhetoric on trade was especially seething from the start. North Korea recently test-fired four ballistic missiles and claims it's close to perfecting an intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear warhead capable of reaching the US mainland.

Author: 0 Russia: 'Too Early Yet' to Know Whether Ties with US Will Improve

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US sees "no further role" for Bashar al-Assad as Syria's leader. Mr Assad was speaking in his first interview since the assault in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April, in which more than 80 people were killed.

Author: 0 Syria: 100 killed as bomb hits buses with evacuees

He accused the government or extremist rebel groups of orchestrating the attack to discredit the opposition. Salloum Salloum, a lawmaker speaking on the pro-government al-Ikhbariya TV channel, said efforts were underway to resolve the problem, accusing the rebels of adding new conditions to the deal.

Author: 0 Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

Ms Emma Martina Luigia Morano of Vercelli, Italy, was born on 29 November 1899. Morano's doctor, who lives a few blocks away from his patient, had been her physician for almost a quarter of a century. Ms Morano was the oldest of eight siblings, all of whom she has outlived. Her doctor says she rarely ate vegetables or fruit and instead subsisted primarily on chicken, omelettes, and biscuits.

Author: 0 ANC Caucus stands by corruption and poor leadership - John Steenhuisen

It was looking at a complaint by some of the ANC top executives that Jacob Zuma had failed to consult them over reshuffling his cabinet. Mantashe said the ANC accepted the "irretrievable breakdown of the relationship" between Zuma and Gordhan as sufficient reason for his departure, and has "full confidence in the newly appointed minister of finance".

Author: 0 India, Australia collaborate on education sector

The two leaders waved to the crowd gathered at the busy metro station, before boarding the train bound for Noida City Centre. The two leaders held comprehensive discussions on bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest and concern.

Author: 0 Xi, Trump discuss North Korea, Syria

Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis spoke earlier in the day at a Pentagon news conference about the Syrian chemical weapons attack last week, which killed 86, and the subsequent US response. In one particularly ominous statement, he said Pyongyang is ready to go to war if that's what Trump wants. Beijing has long opposed dramatic action against the North, fearing the regime's collapse would send a flood of refugees across its borders and leave the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump administration won't release visitor logs until 5 years after presidency

The White House on Friday said it will not release visitor logs. The Trump administration says it will not make public the names of those visiting the White House, reversing the Obama administration's policy. However, that web page has gone dark since Trump took office in January. Separately, Democrats in Congress have filed legislation to force the administration to release visitor logs from Mar-A-Largo, the president's Palm Beach estate where he has spent most weekends since becoming ...

Author: 0 Zarif calls U.S. bombing of Syria unacceptable

As her boss Rex Tillerson, the U.S. secretary of state, was meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia, Haley told the council, "It is long past time for Russia to stop covering for Assad". But even if there is a definitive finding of Russian complicity, it's not clear the Pentagon or the White House would make that information public, a senior United States official said.

Author: 0 The moment 'mother of all bombs' hits ISIS cave complex in Afghanistan

Gen. John W. Nicholson, NATO commander in Afghanistan , at a news conference. Nicholson said he was in constant communication with officials in Washington, but the decision to use the 21,600-pound (9,797-kg) GBU-43 bomb was based on his assessment of military needs and not broader political considerations.

Global Media Pakistan mob kills university student over alleged blasphemy
Author: 0 Pakistan mob kills university student over alleged blasphemy

On Thursday, a mass communication student named Mishal was lynched and then killed over alleged blasphemy following violent demonstrations inside Abdul Wali Khan University. Khan was assaulted by a large group of students and appears to have succumbed to a gunshot wound, the DIG was quoted as saying in the Dawn newspaper.

Global Media U.S. moves warships towards North Korean waters
Author: 0 U.S. moves warships towards North Korean waters

Navy has maintained a persistent naval presence in the Indo-Asia Pacific", the statement said. The spokesperson also claimed that the U.S.' military threats only justifies Pyongyang's nuclear and missile developments, adding the North will not flinch at U.S.

Author: 0 Ex-NFL star Hernandez, serving life, acquitted of 2 further murders

Tracy Jr., a Boston-based attorney who has followed Hernandez's cases closely. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez stands at the defense table when court is adjourned without a verdict on day five of jury deliberations in his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Global Media Pres. Trump says US, Russia relations are at an
Author: 0 Pres. Trump says US, Russia relations are at an "all-time low"

Lavrov said during a joint press conference with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. "We have seen very alarming actions recently with an unlawful attack against Syria", Mr Lavrov said, referring to the Tomahawk missiles Mr Trump launched at a Syrian air base to punish Assad for using chemical weapons.

Author: 0 The Trump Administration Won't Release White House Visitor Logs

The records were released two or three months after the visits and contained the name of each visitor, the date of entry to the White House grounds and who requested the visitor be allowed to enter. The move is a break with precedent established by Trump's predecessor Barack Obama, who became the first president to release the records as part of his promise to run the "most transparent" administration in USA history.

Global Media 2nd suspect arrested as Swedish police reveal 1st sought asylum
Author: 0 2nd suspect arrested as Swedish police reveal 1st sought asylum

Their identities were not released. A police spokesman, Kjell Lindgren, said a second person was being held on suspicion of participating in the attack. "Terror can not win", Stockholm mayor Karin Wanngard said. One of the victims of Stockholm's truck attack, an 83-year-old Romanian woman who was begging on the city's pedestrian Drottninggatan street says she was "surprised" that by-passers helped her.

Author: 0 Justice Gorsuch confirmation battle fires up liberal, conversative groups

According to Supreme Court Justice Elana Kagen, who was nominated by former President Barack Obama and the last justice to be confirmed prior to Gorsuch, the newest justice on the court has special responsibilities in service to the court, including: kitchen duty, door duty and note-taking duty.

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen Blasts Trump for Backtracking on NATO Stance

An investigation is underway. Last week, two National Front offices in other parts of France were vandalised, and the party called for better security, including a permanent police presence outside the Paris HQ. "It's a totally normal procedure, I'm not surprised", she told France Info radio . The Israeli government has condemned French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen for comments absolving France of responsibility for the roundup of thousands of Jews who were deported to the ...

Author: 0 Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missile attack: Japan PM

Kim Dong-yub, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies, said the canisters and trucks suggested that the North was developing technology to "cold launch" ICBMs, ejecting them from the canisters before they ignite.

Global Media Israel Sends Condolences to Egypt After ISIS Church Bombings
Author: 0 Israel Sends Condolences to Egypt After ISIS Church Bombings

Security forces killed hundreds of protesters in the months after the overthrow as they violently dispersed demonstrations. A second attack on St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, where Pope Tawadros II was giving a sermon, saw the police preventing the entry of a suicide bomber who eventually detonated himself right outside the church.

Author: 0 Russian Federation says evidence growing Syria chemical attack was staged

Assad said the incident could not be taken seriously because the source of the information, he claimed, was al-Qaeda's former affiliate in Syria, Nusra Front. Assad's government told the organization it had a 1,300-ton stockpile of chemical weapons and chemicals used to make them. President Assad was verbally attacked this week during a meeting of the UN Security Council.

Author: 0 NATO's Stoltenberg: Trump 'a Strong Supporter' of Alliance

This week, Trump also decided that the Chinese are no longer currency manipulators, low-interest rates are good, he may keep Janet Yellen as head of the Federal Reserve, he supports the Export-Import Bank and he thinks President Barack Obama should have launched a strike against Syria in 2013 ― all reversals of what he said during the campaign.

Author: 0 Lavrov: US Strike on Syria Aimed at Destroying Settlement, Changing Regime

While Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said the USA didn't provide evidence that Assad was responsible for the April 4 attack, officials in Washington on published a document Tuesday containing satellite images, reports from the scene and details of exposure gathered from victims.

Author: 0 Russia vetoes UN plan to condemn Syria chemical attack

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at a trilateral meeting in Moscow , denounced last week's US attack on Syria as a "flagrant violation" of worldwide law and warned that any further such action would entail "grave consequences not only for regional but global security".

Author: 0 Moscow greets US Secretary of State with hostility

Last week, the USA responded to a chemical attack on civilians by Assad forces by launching missiles against a regime air base thought to have been used in the attack, which killed at least 100 civilians. "Security Council members should have found compromise language that would have ensured an immediate investigation at the site of last week's attack".

Global Media Borini grabs late equaliser to give Sunderland hope
Author: 0 Borini grabs late equaliser to give Sunderland hope

They confront West Ham United this weekend, a side who themselves have experienced poor form in recent weeks, that might supply Sunderland their greatest opportunity of a triumph. David Moyes refused to throw in the towel despite Sunderland's 2-2 draw with West Ham leaving the club on the brink of relegation from the Premier League.

Author: 0 Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Condemning Syria Chemical Weapons Attack

The agenda for the meeting wasn't announced. The Khan Sheikhun incident prompted the first direct U.S. military action against Assad's government since the war began, with 59 cruise missiles hitting the Shayrat airbase three days after the suspected chemical attack.

Author: 0 'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials say

The officials said that Gen. John Nicholson has standing authority to use the bomb, which is called the Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (MOAB). General John Nicholson, the top United States commander in Afghanistan, said: 'The enemy had created bunkers, tunnels and extensive mine fields, and this weapon was used to reduce those obstacles so that we could continue our offensive in Nangarhar'.

Author: 0 Russia slams watchdog probe of alleged Syria chemical attack

A spokesman for the US -led coalition later denied the claim , saying it had carried out no airstrikes in that area at that time. But beyond condemning the attack and ordering cruise missile strikes, it's still unclear what option America is prepared to pursue in this present scenario.

Author: 0 Pakistan prepares dossier on Indian spy's involvement in subversive activities

As per a report, India was initially planning to not issue visa to any Pakistani citizen but later chose to put the initial curb on prominent artists. India has called off the Indo-Pak maritime security dialogue it was to host next week, in the backdrop of tensions arising over the death sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav on charges of spying in Pakistan.

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