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Author: 0 Federal judge blocks Arkansas' plan to execute several inmates

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, had scheduled the executions to take place before the state's supply of midazolam, one of its lethal injection drugs, expires at the end of the month. Baker ordered Arkansas officials to present "an appropriately tailored viewing policy" by noon Monday, just seven hours before the first scheduled execution.

Global Media Chemical attack fabricated, says Assad
Author: 0 Chemical attack fabricated, says Assad

He added that "this outrage is abetted by Russia's continuing efforts to bury the truth and protect the Syrian regime" from consequences of using chemical weapons. It says that samples already are being tested and the mission is expected to report its findings in three weeks. United Nations weapons inspectors returned "overwhelming and indisputable" evidence of the use of nerve gas, although their mandate did not include assigning blame for the attack.

Author: 0 Russia vetoes U.N. resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

The stark language is the most blunt terms Trump has used to describe the Syrian president who is accused of war crimes in an attempt to hold onto power during a prolonged civil war. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday called the recent United States missile attack against Syria unacceptable, media reports said.

Author: 0 'Fast and the Furious' on road to record global debut

Fate of the Furious may not be breaking any records in North America, but it might just set a record pretty much everywhere else. The F. Gary Gray-directed The Fate of the Furious stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren.

Global Media Blast hits Syrian bus convoy near Aleppo - state media, monitors
Author: 0 Blast hits Syrian bus convoy near Aleppo - state media, monitors

The convoy of buses, which were parked at the time, was carrying thousands of people from two regime-held but rebel-besieged villages in northwestern Syria, state-run media reported. Syrian state TV said an unknown number of people had been killed and wounded when a auto bomb was detonated. The statement said the strikes were against IS positions in Raqqa and Deir el-Zour, and near the Iraqi border.

Author: 0 South Korea Shows Kim Jong-Un How Missiles Are Supposed To Work

Beijing may have sanctioned South Korean businesses and curbed the flow of Chinese tourists to South Korea because of Seoul's decision to deploy the missile defense system to deter against North Korea threats. McMaster, the two countries agreed to to seek ways to strengthen sanctions against North Korea for its missile test, according to a presidential Blue House statement Thursday.

Global Media RBC Heritage: Eagles lift Jason Dufner to one-stroke lead
Author: 0 RBC Heritage: Eagles lift Jason Dufner to one-stroke lead

World No. 65 Jason Dufner fired a 6-under-par 34-31=65 on Moving Day at the RBC Heritage to reach 13-under 200, good for the low round of the day and the 54-hole clubhouse lead. Kevin Kisner made a significant jump up the leaderboard with a 5-under 66 in Round 3, going from 10th place to tied for third with Webb Simpson at 11-under.

Author: 0 BC Liberals stand pat with platform

Sanford said the Liberals are also reeling over the recent appointment of a special prosecutor to work with the RCMP in an Election Act investigation that alleges illegal donations to political parties. The second motivator sees some drastic changes, with 30% of BC Liberal voters mentioning a desire for stability, 30% of BC NDP voters outlining a desire for change, and 22% of Green voters expressing disgust with other contending candidates.

Author: 0 US Treasury decides China isn't playing with its currency

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal , Trump also said he would like to see United States interest rates stay low, another comment at odds with what he had often said during the election campaign. "Fixing trade imbalances will be an issue for the USA in its dialogues with China and Japan, while the manipulator threat has been put on the backburner", a Japanese government official told Reuters .

Author: 0 Trump reverses self on NATO, China, Russia, military and more

All presidents change positions once they get into office and receive more information, but Trump's pace "is still pretty remarkable", said political scientist Nicole Renee Hemmer, an assistant professor at the University of Virginia's Miller Center.

Author: 0 US Bomb Death Toll Rises to 94

Afghan officials had earlier said the bombing had killed 36 ISIS jihadists. The weapon, whose acronym inspired the nickname " Mother of All Bombs ", was produced by the Air Force, not by a third party like Lockheed or Boeing, "so we don't have a standard procurement cost associated with them", an Air Force official said.

Global Media Basque group ETA gives authorities list of weapons caches
Author: 0 Basque group ETA gives authorities list of weapons caches

European Union parliament member Maite Pagazaurtundua, whose brother was killed in an Eta attack, put her weight behind a petition "against impunity" for the separatist group which gathered over 15,000 signatures within 24 hours. Other attacks - including a 1987 auto bomb at a Barcelona supermarket, which killed 21 including a pregnant woman and two children - horrified Spaniards and drew worldwide outrage.

Global Media Almost 100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libya
Author: 0 Almost 100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libya

The statement said that the IOM had relied on just the words of a small group of migrants seeking humanitarian asylum to make such "false" allegations, which would "distort the image of Libya and its people". All the migrants were in good health, according to authorities. The International Organization of Migration says 666 people have been logged as dead or missing off the Libyan coast so far this year out of an estimated 27,000 who have tried to reach Italy from Libya.

Global Media 'We can't have this relationship with Russia' amid tensions on Syria
Author: 0 'We can't have this relationship with Russia' amid tensions on Syria

We don't have an arsenal. "So far we have not seen any facts". The World Health Organization soon after the attack said that the victims' symptoms strongly suggested the use of Sarin or a similiar substance. "Were they dead at all?" Syria's government has denied responsibilty and has claimed the chemicals were stored on the ground by rebels. "It was planned and executed by Syrian regime forces we are quite confident of that".

Global Media Millions of Christians worldwide celebrate Easter
Author: 0 Millions of Christians worldwide celebrate Easter

Thousands of Christian worshippers attended the ceremony of Easter's Holy Fire on Saturday (April 15) at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and lit their candles with holy fire from Jesus' tomb. The Most Reverend Joseph Osei-Bonsu, the immediate past President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference, in his Easter message has asked Ghanaians to take care of God's creation in view of the many threats to the environment.

Author: 0 Death Toll From Aleppo Bus Convoy Bomb Attack At Least 126 - Observatory

At least 68 children were among the 126 people killed in the attack, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, updating a previous toll of 112 dead. The group said the attack serves only to deflect the attention from government "crimes" and said it was ready to cooperate with an worldwide investigation to determine who did it.

Author: 0 Putin: US-Russia Relations Have 'Degraded' Since Trump Took Office

In a blatant response to the alleged chemical attack, the USA launched dozens of Tomahawk to destro the Shayrat airfield in Syria. There were only a handful of issues Tillerson and Lavrov said they broadly agreed on - that the Korean peninsula should be denuclearized, Syria should be "unified and stable" after the Islamic State is defeated, and that there should be more communication between USA and Russian diplomats and militaries.

Author: 0 Maxine Waters: 'Bill O'Reilly Needs to Go to Jail'

Big-name advertisers including BMW, Lexus and Allstate pulled their spots Tuesday in response to revelations that $ 13 million was paid to women who accused O'Reilly of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior. During the USA election campaign, Trump had defended then Fox News chief Roger Ailes, who also was accused of sexual harassment. With his right-wing, and sometimes controversial viewpoints, O'Reilly's show is a cash cow for the network, generating millions of dollars in ...

Global Media Russia, Iran, Syria Issue Warning to US
Author: 0 Russia, Iran, Syria Issue Warning to US

This is in fact an opportunity for Russian Federation. 'They find themselves in a league of super villains'. Lavrov said the US strike on the Syrian base has undermined peace efforts in Syria and reflected Washington's focus on ousting Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.

Author: 0 North Korea missile test ends in failure, South Korea says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade. North Korea has a history of marking significant dates with a show of military force, and Pence's arrival will come a day after the country celebrates its most important holiday on Saturday, the 105th birth anniversary of the country's late founder, Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of its current leader.

Author: 0 US Seeks to Fight ISIS and Oust Assad: Trump Advisors

In a tweet after the visit, Trump said it was a "great honor" to host Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan, while adding: "Tremendous goodwill and friendship was formed, but only time will tell on trade". Iran, which also backs Assad, denounced the US strike, saying it was "dangerous, destructive and a violation of global laws" to use chemical weapons as an excuse for unilateral action.

Author: 0 North Korea Launches Missile, Military Officials Believe It Has Failed

North Korea has failed to launch a missile on its east coast, South Korean and U.S. military officials say , a day after Pyongyang warned the USA amid rising tension in the region. South Korea's foreign ministry said that by conducting the latest test just a day after showcasing a series of missiles, " North Korea has threatened the whole world".

Author: 0 North Korean test missile 'fizzles' hours before Pence arrives in South

Trump had earlier pledged to "get tough" on North Korea and has already deployed the THAAD anti-missile system to South Korea in an effort to supposedly counteract any potential threats, though this has been met with very loud opposition from China and Russian Federation which both claim that it sets a unsafe precedent for undercutting their nuclear second-strike capabilities.

Author: 0 Braves Open New Stadium With a Win Over Padres

As the Braves battled the San Diego Padres Friday night inside SunTrust Park, Braves fans who could not score tickets to the game milled around the Battery, the mixed-use development just outside the stadium. Freddie Freeman reached base three times for the Braves on a double, single and walk, scoring once. The Padres tied it up in the second, taking advantage of Teheran's wildness.

Global Media New federal marijuana legislation pushes ahead
Author: 0 New federal marijuana legislation pushes ahead

The federal government will provide minimum conditions, but the provinces could set more rules about distribution and sale on top of those. How marijuana is distributed, however, will be a decision on the provincial level. The government's plan puts an emphasis on the issue of driving while high. Provinces will be allowed to sell only cannabis grown by a licensed producer.

Author: 0 19 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

Sri Lankans affected by a garbage dump collapse salvage their belongings in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo , Sri Lanka, Saturday, April 15, 2017. "We remain on standby, some people who were pulled out of wrecked homes were brought in overnight", she told the AFP news agency. He said some areas could not be reached because the garbage slide had made them unstable.

Author: 0 Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

At the time, the South Korean military identified it as Pukguksong-2, an intermediate-range ballistic missile known to be newly developed based on a technology of submarine-launched ballistic missile. "I expect a clear message would also be delivered on the issue of THAAD and other key issues", he said, referring to Seoul and Washington's efforts to dissuade China from retaliatory actions over the South Korean deployment of the U.S.

Author: 0 North Korea Missile Test Fails in Provocation Before Pence Trip

As the North's skills grew, President Barack Obama ordered a surge in strikes against the missile launches , The New York Times reported last month, including through electronic-warfare techniques. The North, in turn, warned of a nuclear strike against the United States if it is provoked. The vice president said at a fellowship dinner at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan in Seoul that the willingness of military members "to stand firm without fear inspires the nation and inspires the world".

Author: 0 Umpire stretchered off in O's-Jays game

They remain in first place in the American League East. Kim, who bats left-handed, had been benched in the four previous games, as the Orioles faced three left-handed starters and a right-handed knuckleballer in Boston Red Sox's Steven Wright.

Author: 0 Toll from attack on Syrian evacuees rises to 112

Some 3,000 more civilians are still in Foua and Kefraya and are expected to be evacuated soon. At least 100 people were killed in a blast that ripped through a bus depot on the edge of Aleppo city where evacuees waited to be transferred to government areas, Syrian rescue workers said.

Author: 0 Spain saves 26 migrants from sinking boat in Mediterranean

Migrants rest on the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship Phoenix after being rescued from a rubber dinghy in the central Mediterranean in worldwide waters off the coast of Sabratha in Libya, April 15. However, over 650 people have died or gone missing since January 1. MOAS said it had been "a 24 hours marathon of continuous rescue operations". More than 4,500 migrants perished on the crossing in 2016 alone.

Author: 0 Pope on Easter: cling to faith amid wars and hatred

Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Friday, April 14, 2017. But Francis broke with that tradition, giving an off-the-cuff homily during Mass about what he described as a nagging question for many faithful: Why are there so many tragedies and wars if Jesus has risen from the dead, a belief that Christians celebrate each Easter? In what appeared to be a reference to the Church's sexual abuse scandal, he spoke of "shame for all the times that we bishops, priests, brothers and nuns scandalized ...

Global Media Legalizing Marijuana Takes Shape in Canada-is the US Next?
Author: 0 Legalizing Marijuana Takes Shape in Canada-is the US Next?

The Globe and Mail wrote that the federal government will need additional staff and resources to "speed up the approval process" for new producers looking to come online. " The Cannabis Act reflects an evidence-based approach that will protect Canadians' public health and safety". But keep in mind that until marijuana is legalized next year, all existing laws surrounding cannabis must be respected.

Global Media Syria's Assad is an 'arch-terrorist': British FM
Author: 0 Syria's Assad is an 'arch-terrorist': British FM

Al-Assad said his forces had not been diminished by the U.S. strike. "At the right time everyone will come to their senses & there will be lasting peace!" To confuse things further his spokesman, Sean Spicer, said in a press briefing that use "anywhere" of barrel bombs (a favorite technique of Syria) as well as chemical weapons will not be tolerated.

Author: 0 MOAB strike: 90 IS fighters killed in Afghanistan

The super bomb President Donald Trump dropped Thursday on tunnels in Eastern Afghanistan killed 36 ISIS militants, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defence. On Saturday, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai criticised both the Afghan and USA governments for the attack. An Afghan commando stands guard at Pandola village, near the site of the USA forces' bombing in Achin district of Jalalabad , east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, April 14, 2017.

Global Media Those giving talaq against 'Sharia' law will face social boycott: AIMPLB
Author: 0 Those giving talaq against 'Sharia' law will face social boycott: AIMPLB

He, however, deprecated any attempts at creating a "conflict" within the Muslim community on the issue and suggested tackling it through social awareness. In a memorandum All India Muslim Personal Law Board also made it clear that the Muslims do not want any kind of change in the Shariah Laws like Nikaah, Halala , Talaq etc.

Global Media Theresa May wants to inspire oppressed Saudi women
Author: 0 Theresa May wants to inspire oppressed Saudi women

The Prime Minister hosted Qatar's leaders last week. Abdullah al-Zaher, Dawoud al-Marhoon and Ali al-Nimr were sentenced to beheading and, in Ali's case, "crucifixion" despite their being 15, 17 and 17 respectively at the time of their arrest.

Author: 0 'Survivor' contestant outs fellow competitor as transgender

Time and time again , people vote out the best people possible (whether "best" means strength, social play, likability or ability to eloquently deliver a rousing speech) because they fear losing out on the million dollars to a better player.

Author: 0 Manafort registering with USA as foreign agent

Manafort received formal guidance recently from the authorities and he is taking appropriate steps in response to the guidance", Maloni told CNN . "The transactions raise a number of questions, including whether Mr. Manafort stepped down as chairman of the Trump campaign back in August, shortly after Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway were added to the staff. Willfully failing to register is a felony, though the department rarely files criminal charges in such cases.

Author: 0 May says highly likely Syrian government behind poison gas attack

And after an April 4 suspected chemical attack killed at least 87 people, the defector has said the regime still has hundreds of tons of chemicals at hand. Syria joined the OPCW in 2013 under severe global pressure following a deadly chemical attack on a Damascus suburb. Mr Assad told AFP that the Syrian government gave up its arsenal of chemical weapons in 2013, adding "even if we have them, we wouldn't use them".

Author: 0 Chemical weapons experts in Turkey to investigate; United Kingdom confirms sarin use

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. He said Khan Sheikhun had no strategic value and was not now a battle front. Syria's President Bashar-al Assad is claiming his government does not have chemical weapons and reports of an attack by his forces are "100 percent" fabrication.

Author: 0 Pence lands in South Korea after North's failed launch

A fresh North Korean missile test failed when it exploded after launch Sunday, the United States military said, a day after Pyongyang defiantly showcased its ballistic arsenal at a giant military parade. Meanwhile, Vice President Pence is traveling to South Korea this weekend. Sunday's launch was carried out around dawn from Sinpo, a site on North Korea's east coast where it has a shipyard.

Global Media Millions of Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter
Author: 0 Millions of Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

There are people who are visiting family, college students are home, shut ins make a special effort because it is Easter. Happy Easter! Today Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion on Good Friday. Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper Jesus had with his disciples where he washed their feet. Paul states, "Get rid of the old yeast that you may be a new batch without yeast-as you really are.

Global Media OPCW acts somewhat secretly in the issue of Syrian chemical probe - Lavrov
Author: 0 OPCW acts somewhat secretly in the issue of Syrian chemical probe - Lavrov

The Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) as yet acts somewhat secretly in the issue of investigation into the alleged incident with use of chemical weapons in Syria's Khan Sheikhoun in the Idlib Province, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a news conference following his talks with Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani on Saturday.

Global Media Assad still has chem weapons
Author: 0 Assad still has chem weapons

Makki further criticized Britain and France for supporting the anti-Damascus allegations over the suspected chemical attack, arguing that the backing comes at the same as neither a British nor a French expert has paid a visit to the town of Khan Shaykhun.

Author: 0 Russia, Syria and Iran warn USA against further strikes

It was the eighth time Russian Federation has used its veto to block action directed at Damascus . "Why did they commit this act of aggression even before a committee of inquiry was established?" The results of the samples "have tested positive for the nerve agent sarin, or a sarin-like substance", confirmed the United Kingdom delegation to the OPCW, meaning that it had been used for the first time on such a large scale in Syria.

Author: 0 Three RAW agents arrested in PoK, claims Pakistan

India has cancelled maritime talks with Pakistan, slated for early next week, a development seen as a fallout of the death penalty handed down to its former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav by a military court in the neighboring country for alleged spying.

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