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Global Media Pressure on President Zuma builds as South Africa girds for protests
Author: 0 Pressure on President Zuma builds as South Africa girds for protests

Amidst the large manifestation in Pretoria , Zuma who turned 75 today was celebrating his birthday with his supporters. Several roads in Pretoria will be affected by the march which is expected to take place between 09:00 and 16:00. South Africa's economy has grown lethargically over the last six years and the jobless rate stands near record levels. "He (Mr Zuma) is facing more than 700 corruption charges, but he has survived a rape trial and a number of no confidence votes in ...

Global Media US military says North Korea missile blew up almost immediately
Author: 0 US military says North Korea missile blew up almost immediately

It has carried out five nuclear tests - two of them previous year - and multiple missile launches, one of which saw three rockets come down in waters provocatively close to Japan last month. "This has definitely put on a higher level the DPRK's technology of mounting nuclear warheads on ballistic missiles". Donald Trump recently tweeted that "the problem of North Korea" would be "taken care of".

Author: 0 Boris Johnson tells North Korea it must stick to United Nations resolutions

Director of Jilin University's Institute of Northeast Asian Studies Guo Rui said that Trump's domestic troubles should prevent him taking such action, while North Korea doesn't appear to be on a war footing. Even without nuclear weapons, the North could cause severe damage with its conventional artillery batteries aimed at the South Korean capital of Seoul .

Author: 0 N Korea missile launch fails day after military parade

North Korea staged a vast military parade on Saturday to mark the 105th anniversary of its founding leader's birth, amid growing tensions over its relentless pursuit of enhanced nuclear and missile capabilities. If not, we will solve the problem without them! The North also previous year launched a long-range rocket that put a satellite into orbit, which Washington, Seoul and others saw as a banned test of missile technology.

Author: 0 Planned Parenthood Responds After Trump Signs A Bill Stripping Title X Funds

Planned Parenthood executive vice president Dawn Laguens called Trump's action the "latest example" of politicians making it harder for people to access healthcare. Vice President Mike Pence took the rare step of breaking a tie in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, casting the deciding vote to roll back protections for reproductive health funds.

Global Media Rep. Tulsi Gabbard 'skeptical' that Assad regime behind gas attack
Author: 0 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard 'skeptical' that Assad regime behind gas attack

He said the best outcome would be a peace agreement that leads to a transitional government accepted by all Syrians, followed by elections in which all Syrians, including those living overseas, could vote for new leadership. "Now, we are not saying that we are the ones who are going to effect that change". They're saying by covering for Assad that they knew that it was there, or they were incompetent by having chemical weapons there in the first place.

Global Media Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: India rejects Pakistan's 'farcical' trial
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: India rejects Pakistan's 'farcical' trial

It is also seen as a tit-for-tat action after the disappearance of a former Pakistani army officer in Nepal in which Pakistan suspects an Indian hand. Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj has branded Jadhav the son of the nation while Rajnat Singh, Union Home Minister has vowed to save the culprit from the gallows at all costs.

Author: 0 Syrian evacuation bomb blast death toll climbs

The opposition says they have been forced out by the siege and bombardment. The group said it was investigating to find out who was responsible. Pictures showed blackened buses with windows blown out, Reuters reported . The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which is based in the United Kingdom but has a number of sources on the ground, reported the explosion occurred at Rashidin, located west of Aleppo.

Author: 0 North Korea warns against US 'hysteria' as it marks founder's birth

North Korea displayed its submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) for the first time on Saturday ahead of a massive military parade in the capital, Pyongyang . Military analysts say the missiles could one day be capable of hitting targets as far as the continental United States, although the North has yet to flight test them.

Global Media United Airlines alters policy on booking flight crew
Author: 0 United Airlines alters policy on booking flight crew

United had the simple option of asking for someone else to agree to volunteer after making known the compensation for such an act. However, past year Delta Airlines bumped more passengers from flights than any of its competitors, partly because of its generous incentive system.

Author: 0 Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

She was stabbed in the chest several times. In a subsequent statement, police identified the alleged attacker as a 57-year-old Palestinian resident of Jerusalem and the victim as a British tourist. Paramedics treated Ms Bladon at the scene and rushed her to hospital, but she later died. Police in the city have been on a state of alert for potential terror attacks over Passover, which sees thousands of Jews say prayers at the Western Wall inside the Old City.

Global Media Does White House Shake-up Mean a Sharp Left Turn?
Author: 0 Does White House Shake-up Mean a Sharp Left Turn?

Trump first met Bannon in 2011 in Trump Tower, according to The New York Times . One lobbyist said Ross recently told him to disregard Bannon's anti-trade rhetoric. On Thursday night, Politico reported that senior adviser Stephen Miller "has managed to endear himself" to Kushner and is now "working closely with Kushner's Office of American Innovation".

Author: 0 Ahmadinejad to run in Iranian presidential election

Ahmadinejad had insisted he would not run after Khamenei said previous year that his candidacy would have a "polarizing" effect on the nation, and instead backed his ex-deputy Hamid Baghaei . But despite all the noise from the right, the incumbent President Hassan Rouhani still has a strong position, even though the economic benefits of ending the global sanctions after his nuclear deal have not materialised.

Author: 0 Protesters Use April 15 To Demand Trump's Tax Returns

Trump's inauguration. Protest organizers are demanding that Donald Trump release his tax returns and urging lawmakers to pass laws requiring presidential candidates to release them. One of the largest rallies took place in Washington, D.C., where protesters gathered in front of the Capitol before marching along Pennsylvania Avenue.

Author: 0 Why Rose should be your new favorite Star Wars character

Johnson said that Luke Skywalker and Rey are the people cut from that very same cloth. The leaked teaser also revealed that the sequel's new campaign mode would focus on a female Imperial stormtrooper dealing with the aftermath of the Empire's fall and the rise of The First Order.

Author: 0 Judge Halts Arkansas' Plan to Execute Seven Inmates

Manufacturers object to states using their drugs in executions, and the Arkansas Department of Corrections said in previous court filings that it doesn't have a way of obtaining more of the sedative midazolam. The attorney general filed paperwork saying the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis should overturn stays of execution granted earlier Saturday by U.S.

Author: 0 Equal Pay Day Is April 4 This Year- Here's Why That Matters

In other words, because women earn less on average, they must work longer for the same pay. Women working full-time in Kentucky were paid 82 cents for every $1 that men working full-time made in 2015, according to a study released Monday.

Author: 0 Iran, Russia, Syria Reinforce Anti-Terror Cooperation

They held a joint press conference in Moscow on Friday, following trilateral talks. The U.S. has blamed the Syrian government for launching a deadly chemical attack that killed over 80 people and struck a Syrian air force base in response.

Author: 0 North Korea Decides Against Starting World War III, At Least Today

South Korean analysts had predicted that the North would use the parade to showcase its strategic weapons, such as prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles. North Korea's weapons of war rolled through Pyongyang on Saturday and a senior figure in the regime said it could "beat down enemies with the power of nuclear justice", as leader Kim Jong-Un mounted a spectacular show of strength.

Global Media Xi, Trump talk over phone on Peninsula, Syria issues
Author: 0 Xi, Trump talk over phone on Peninsula, Syria issues

He said a USA declaration of Chinese manipulation could jeopardize talks with China on North Korea. "Clearly it overshadowed the summit", he said. Trump , later in the interview , said he "immediately" called Defense Secretary James Mattis after he saw the images of children dying from the chemical attack and asked, "What can we do?" In an earlier tweet , Trump had threatened that the US would resolve the North Korean issue by itself, if China refused to help.

Author: 0 Canada unveils legislation to legalise cannabis

In particular, Canadians who are 18 years old and over would legally be allowed to possess up to 30 grams of legal cannabis in public. Households would also be allowed to grow up to four marijuana plants. "Additional regulations in the proposed law spell out strict criminal penalties for those caught driving under the influence of marijuana, steps Canadian Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould said "[reflect] an evidence-based approach that will protect Canadians' public health and ...

Author: 0 Trump tax return rallies held in Colorado

Police in Berkeley, California, say 13 people have been arrested and knives and makeshift weapons confiscated after violence erupted at a park where factions that support and oppose President Donald Trump gathered for Tax Day rallies. Actress and producer Justine Bateman, who addressed several thousand people at a rally in downtown Los Angeles, said Americans need "financial statement proof" that Trump is not beholden to any business interests or country other than the U.S.

Author: 0 Manhunt leads to cancellation of Governor's Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday at Casa Peralta, 384 W Estudillo Ave. Kids 11 and younger can hunt for candy around the market in Henderson, and get a free ride ticket and raffle ticket. There will be a photo booth, face painting, bounce houses, steel bands, bean bag toss and fishing pond. There will be 16,000 eggs for children up to the fifth grade.

Global Media India cancels maritime talks with Pak over Jadhav row
Author: 0 India cancels maritime talks with Pak over Jadhav row

Many in Pakistan were taken by surprise, and according to a widely believed theory, the intelligence agencies in Pakistan wanted to pre-empt the announcement by Indian agencies of the capture of a high-level ISI spy last seen in Lumbini, Nepal, earlier this month.

Author: 0 Clergy urges restoration of faith and fortitude at Easter mass

This year, Easter falls on Sunday , April 16. Usually the date is determined on basis of lunisolar calendar which is similar to the Hebrew calendar. Easter is a feast of hope. Easter is reflecting upon suffering for one thing, but it also reflects upon Jesus and his non compliance in the face of great authority where he holds to his truth - so there's two stories there.

Global Media National Day of Action as opposition marches on Union Buildings
Author: 0 National Day of Action as opposition marches on Union Buildings

Zuma invited much controversy after he sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan amid a sudden cabinet reshuffle, leading to worldwide rating agencies downgrading the country's status to junk and a free fall of the South African rand. ANC could turn Opposition parties are calling on ANC MPs to turn against Mr Zuma in the event a vote goes ahead, and they believe a larger number of ruling party parliamentarians will do so if the ballot is held in secret.

Author: 0 DPRK displays submarine-launched ballistic missile at military parade

North Korean soldiers take part in a parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang , Saturday, April 15, 2017. The secretive state also showed off a submarine-launched missile that it successfully fired a year ago. Concerns remained high about a possible military provocation by the North on its national holiday Saturday, but there was no sign of nuclear activity during the early-morning hours.

Author: 0 Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute inmates by end of month

US Judge Kristine Baker of the Eastern District of Arkansas noted in her decision that the southern state, which originally planned to conduct eight executions between April 17 and 27, had not carried out any since 2005. Griffen issued a temporary restraining order Friday blocking the state from using its supply of vecuronium bromide after a company said it had sold the drug to the state for medical purposes, not capital punishment.

Global Media New Zealand braced for worst cyclone in 50 years
Author: 0 New Zealand braced for worst cyclone in 50 years

Roofs were torn off in Hawke's Bay, windows smashed in Whakatane, trampolines tossed in the air, mud dumped on roads and hundreds of trees uprooted across the island from the "worst storm in generations". Landslides, flooding and wind damage from 150kph gusts are expected and airlines warn of "significant disruptions" with flight delays and cancellations.

Author: 0 Syrian chemical weapons attack "war crime" says US State Dept

Assad's claims lie in stark contrast to statements from the Trump administration, which definitively ascribed the attack to the Syrian regime. He claimed details of the attack were made up in order to give the U.S. Lavrov said Moscow has asked Washington about the goal of the buildup and received assurances that the US troops were deployed there to cut supply lines between the Islamic State group factions in Syria and Iraq.

Global Media FBI Had July 2016 Warrant To Spy On Trump Adviser
Author: 0 FBI Had July 2016 Warrant To Spy On Trump Adviser

Former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page on Thursday could not say definitively whether he spoke to Russian officials during Donald Trump's presidential campaign previous year about the possibility of easing US sanctions against Russia.

Author: 0 Toyota Investing $1.33 Billion in Georgetown Plant

Toyota didn't dive too deep on specifics, but it claims part of the investment will go toward updating equipment and building a brand-new paint shop. "Toyota's decision to invest [US]$1.3 billion in their Kentucky plant is further evidence that manufacturers are now confident that the economic climate has greatly improved under my administration", Trump said.

Global Media US Tax Reform Overhaul
Author: 0 US Tax Reform Overhaul

Trump is threatening the health care coverage of tens of millions of Americans, along with wrecking the entire health insurance market because he is mad that Democrats won't go along with his plan to kill the ACA and replace it with a plan that would throw 24 million people off their coverage.

Author: 0 Three suspected RAW agents arrested in PoK

Pakistan has repeatedly characterised it as "terrorism" promoted by hostile states such as India. The Times of India reported that the government on Friday cancelled the talks on maritime security between the two countries scheduled for 17 April.

Global Media Overpass Collapse-Fire story
Author: 0 Overpass Collapse-Fire story

Eleby has had more than a dozen run-ins with police since 2000, according to county documents, on charges ranging from the possession and sale of cocaine and marijuana to simple battery and assault. The fire collapsed a well-traveled stretch of I-85 - triggering millions of dollars in damage and wreaking havoc on traffic, potentially for months, as the state rebuilds the wrecked section.

Author: 0 Spicer On Hitler Comment: 'I Screwed Up'

There's no other way to say it. "I got into a topic I shouldn't have and I screwed up", Spicer said . Christians around the world are celebrating "Holy Week", the period between Palm Sunday and the Saturday before Easter. "There is no comparing atrocities", he said. So I would ask for folks' forgiveness, to understand that I should not have tried to make a comparison.

Author: 0 Not easy to mislead people of Delhi: Jitendra

He defeated his nearest rival Meenakshi Chandela of the Congress by a margin of almost 14,000 votes, pushing the ruling AAP's candidate to a distant third, who lost his deposit. However, some Congress workers and a candidate of AAP in MCD bypolls a year ago, Sunita Tokas, today joined the BJP. Congress' Kalale N Keshavamurthy defeated his nearest rival V Srinivas Prasad (BJP) by over 21,000 votes in Nanjangud.

Author: 0 Easter egg hunts set

All the participants will get an Easter treat after the hunt. It was also the first Easter egg hunt for Jerseyville resident Melinda Carpenter's two children, who each viewed Sunday's hunt and next Sunday's "definite" visit by the Easter bunny in very different ways.

Author: 0 Air China to suspend flights to North Korea

Trump says the North Korean problem will be taken care of. While the Pentagon maintains that the strike had been in the works for months, it came just as North Korea is considering a major weapons test of its own in celebration of its founder.

Author: 0 Good Friday, Easter services announced

A Community-Wide Children's Easter Party will be held at the Strickland Building in downtown Concord starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 15 . The free event is for kids up to 12 years old. Good Friday, April 14 , service will begin at St. Mark's at 11 a.m. then walk to St. Paul's Catholic Church, in Blackstone, Mass., carrying the cross to conclude the rest of the service.

Author: 0 Sunrise services happening in the Lowcountry

Services at the Marysville Berean Church will be at 7 p.m. on Good Friday Easter Sunday service will be at 9:30 a.m. St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church , 111 S. Breakfast will be served at the church immediately following this service. A delicious and plentiful Easter Brunch will be served at 9 a.m., as well as an Easter Egg Hunt for young children.

Author: 0 Spurs uses improved mentality to chase Chelsea for PL title

The north Londoners have also registered seven consecutive wins in the Premier League, a feat they have managed to achieve for the first team in 50 years. Goals by Robert Huth and Jamie Vardy put them 2-0 ahead but Palace hit back through Yohan Cabaye and Christian Benteke. Three days before taking on Atletico Madrid in their Champions League quarter-final, seeking to overturn a 1-0 deficit from the first leg, Leicester were involved in a rip-roaring duel at Selhurst Park.

Author: 0 Syria: Dozens of evacuees killed in bus convoy blast

There already was mounting frustration when the explosion occurred: Thousands of evacuees from pro-government and opposition areas were stuck on opposite sides of the edge of Aleppo city as rebels and government bickered over the terms for evacuating fighters.

Author: 0 Pakistan prepares new dossier on Indian involvement based on Jadhav's statement

Both institutions meet every year to evaluate and address various aspects of common interest, this time the talks would focus on the arrests of fishermen from the two countries and search and rescue operations in the surrounding waters. However, the talks have now been cancelled due to the rigid stance taken by Pakistan over the death sentence handed to Jadhav. Sartaz Aziz argued that the sentencing of Kulbhushan Jadhav was "based on credible, specific evidence proving his involvement in ...

Author: 0 Assad retains hundreds of tons of chemical weapons, says defected general

These nations stress the seriousness of any additional strikes towards Syria, calling for worldwide attention towards the last week's attack. "We condemn any use of chemical weapons", Muallem said. The polarized positions were evident at the UN Security Council Wednesday, when Russian Federation vetoed a Western-drafted resolution that would have required Syrian cooperation in an investigation into the suspected chemical attack.

Author: 0 Friday Night Orioles Victory GIF Party: Orioles beat Blue Jays, 6-4

The Baltimore Orioles look to win their fourth straight on the road when they visit the struggling Toronto Blue Jays for the third of a four-game set on Saturday afternoon. Joe Biagini pitched a scoreless eighth but the Orioles scratched out a run against closer Roberto Osuna (1-0). In 6 1/3 innings, he issued three hits, one earned run, one walk, five strikeouts, one wild pitch and one hit batter.

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.

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