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Global Media Egypt Acquits US-Egyptian Citizen after 3-year Legal Ordeal
Author: 0 Egypt Acquits US-Egyptian Citizen after 3-year Legal Ordeal

The verdict has been postponed repeatedly as the aid workers continued to be held, in spite of a government forensic report showing no signs of abuse while the children were in the shelter. The case has drawn attention from a number of human rights organizations and activists. The Belady case dates back to May 2014 when Hegazy and Hassanein were arrested following allegations that the NGO, which works with street children in Cairo, was involved in child abuse and was operating without the ...

Global Media Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria
Author: 0 Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria

Some demonstrators carried a mock coffin covered with a South African flag. Party leader Julius Malema told a crowd of his supporters, clad in their signature red, outside Union Buildings on Wednesday that "Zuma is no longer a credible president of South Africa".

Global Media Children flock to Auburn's Easter egg hunts
Author: 0 Children flock to Auburn's Easter egg hunts

Kids were not only on the hunt for regular Easter eggs, but golden eggs that led to premium prizes. Shepherd said as she looked through the large mouth hole of the approximately three-foot tall Easter bunny head. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., with the Hangar Hunt beginning at 2. Some children had eggs spotted seconds before the start of Saturday morning's Easter egg hunt at Emerald Cove Park.

Global Media Residents of Town Hit by Chemical Strikes Claim New Attacks
Author: 0 Residents of Town Hit by Chemical Strikes Claim New Attacks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that "terrorists" were applauding his United States counterpart Donald Trump for launching a missile strike on an airbase of his Syrian government ally. Iran and Russian Federation have rallied behind Syria in the aftermath of Thursday's attack by the US, while Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu called the USA strike a "cosmetic intervention" unless efforts against Syria continued.

Author: 0 Protesters across United States call for Trump's tax returns

Trump was the first major-party nominee in more than 40 years to decline to release his tax returns, saying it was because he was under audit. "I think a lot of people are concerned that Donald Trump still has not released his tax returns, but I think that this is a clear indication that we think millionaires and billionaires like Donald Trump should be paying their fair share in taxes so that everybody can get the basic necessities that they need", he said.

Global Media Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat
Author: 0 Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat

On Thursday night, NBC News reported that the US was prepared to execute a "pre-emptive strike" if North Korea does carry out that nuclear test, though military officials have cast doubt on that claim. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tweeted: "I strongly condemn the latest North Korean missile launch". Former Conservative foreign secretary Sir Malcom Rifkind said it was possible that the missile either malfunctioned or was sabotaged by a U.S.

Global Media Is police misconduct treated differently in the cellphone video age?
Author: 0 Is police misconduct treated differently in the cellphone video age?

The video from Wednesday afternoon showed Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni pulling 21-year-old Demetrius Bryan Hollins from his auto on a highway outside of Lawrenceville, Georgia. The officer, who is white, then appears to stomp on the black suspect's head. Then Bongiovanni punched him in the face. Hollins was ultimately charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and obstruction of a police officer as well as several traffic citations, including driving on a suspended or revoked ...

Author: 0 Pence: North Korea 'provocation' shows the risk to military

The attempt appears to have failed, according to South Korean and United States military forces. "In these troubled times in this part of the world your courage and your valour still amazes the American people". The US Pacific Command said in a statement that Sunday's missile exploded on launch. He added that Trump needs to fill the post Hill previously held as US ambassador to South Korea, saying, "but I guess that takes a long time for this administration".

Author: 0 Pope Francis opens free laundromat for homeless

Pope Francis has opened a free laundromat in Rome for the poor, according to Vatican reports. The laundromat which is close to the Vatican is having 6 washing machines and dryers. Peter's Square to pray the Angelus with him following Palm Sunday Mass. The last U.S. president not to meet with the sitting pope on his first visit to Italy was Franklin D Roosevelt who visited an Allied Military installation in 1943 in the country but did not travel to the Vatican in what was a country controlled ...

Author: 0 North Korea missile test fails before Pence visit

Trump has warned of a tougher stance, saying "North Korea is a problem". According to the adviser, the test had been expected and the USA had good intelligence both before and after the launch. The attempt appears to have failed, according to South Korean and United States military forces. With speculation mounting that the North is preparing to conduct a sixth nuclear test, he sent an aircraft carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula.

Global Media May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks
Author: 0 May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks

Mr Tusk has warned the Brexit negotiations could become "confrontational" at times. "With the United Kingdom also remaining a full and engaged member of the EU for the next two years, the PM and Donald Tusk also discussed the agenda for the next EU Council meeting".

Author: 0 Egypt's Easter celebrations cut after bombings

The statement named 19 other suspected militants believed to belong to the same cells and offered a 100 thousand Egyptian pound (5,515.72 dollars) reward for any information on them. A military source said that troops have started patrolling the city and will be stationed across town before Sunday. In the neighbouring city of Minya, home to the highest Coptic Christian population in the country, the Coptic Orthodox Diocese said celebrations would be limited to liturgical prayers "without ...

Global Media China warning as tensions over North Korea rise
Author: 0 China warning as tensions over North Korea rise

World events since January would do little to improve that outlook. He added, though, that doesn't mean we should expect him to attack North Korea, whose leader, Kim Jong-un, has increased his war of words with the United States and may be planning a nuclear test this weekend.

Author: 0 United Nations votes to close, replace Haiti peacekeeping mission

Haley also warned that "countries that refuse to hold their soldiers accountable must recognize that this either stops or their troops will go home and their financial compensation will end". "The not accountable to the Haitian government or people". But it also said the global community was supposed to do more to strengthen, professionalize and reform the police in Haiti.

Author: 0 Russians arrest 3 in subway bombing case, defuse device

He has been named as Akbarzhon Jalilov, a 22-year-old Kyrgyzstan-born Russian citizen who lived in St Petersburg for several years working as a auto repairman and later at a sushi bar. It was Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, born 1995, who left a bomb on the Ploshchad Vosstaniya. Fragments of his body were found on one of the train carriages and his DNA was also discovered on a second bomb defused shortly after the blast.

Author: 0 68 children among dead in bomb attack on Syria evacuees

People from pro-government areas, such as Foua and Kfraya, were part of a transfer with those from rebel-held areas including Madaya and Zabadani. He has been backed militarily by Russian Federation, and by Shiite fighters from Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah group in Syria's six-year-old conflict.

Author: 0 Trump Says China 'Working With Us' on North Korean Issue

Yesterday, the Treasury department in its six-monthly report to the Congress placed China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan in the "monitoring list" of countries that needed close attention for their currency practices. The Treasury report said that for a decade China engaged in one-way, large-scale interventions to hold down the currency, and then only allowed it to strengthen gradually - a practice that imposed "significant and long-lasting hardship on American workers and ...

Author: 0 French presidential race tightens further as vote nears

UOIF head Amar Lasfar said on France-Info radio Friday that Le Pen is throwing "oil on the fire". Asked whether she would also contradict herself if she won power, Le Pen replied: "That the American administration bears a part in the decisions of Mr Trump may also be an explanation, but I am the candidate who defends the superiority of politics over the administration, the bureaucracy, the economic, and so I think it is politics which must decide".

Author: 0 Kim oversees North Korea display of military strength

Pacific Command said, hours before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was due in South Korea for talks on the North's increasingly defiant arms programme. North Korea, still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce but not a treaty, has on occasion conducted missile or nuclear tests to coincide with big political events and often threatens the United States, South Korea and Japan.

Global Media Cespedes homers 3 times in first 5 innings vs Phillies
Author: 0 Cespedes homers 3 times in first 5 innings vs Phillies

This guy is dynamite. "I am not surprised by it at all". "He threw more fastballs today and his velocity seemed to be better", manager Pete Mackanin said. They had 14 extra-base hits, second-most in this ballpark to their 15 on August 24, 2015. Cabrera's alleged infraction came in the heat of a pennant race, and his embellishment was a full-throated, underhanded fling of his bat after launching the Ramos offering into the right field stands for a pivotal three-run home run.

Author: 0 Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter following bombings

The Islamic State group claimed the attacks, which followed a December 11 suicide bombing that killed 29 people in a Cairo church. While extending condolences on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Liberia, and in her own name, to the Government and people of the Arab Republic of Egypt , especially the bereaved families, President Sirleaf extended heartfelt condolences for the irreparable loss sustained.

Global Media Buster Posey: Giants likely to place Posey (head) on the DL
Author: 0 Buster Posey: Giants likely to place Posey (head) on the DL

Posey and Nick Hundley are the only two catchers on the Giants' roster. Catcher Tim Federowicz had his contract purchased from triple-A Sacramento to take Posey's place and right-hander Clayton Blackburn was designated for assignment. "I enjoyed it. I got fired up there". Bochy joked it was an instance of the "RTIs - runs thrown in", that helped the Giants often in the 2014 playoffs.

Author: 0 Assad Calls Syria Chemical Attack '100 Percent Fabrication'

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . "The United States is not serious in achieving any political solution". A video of the interview was released by Assad's office. Meanwhile, samples taken from the alleged chemical weapons attack in Idlib tested positive for the nerve agent sarin, the British delegation at the world's chemical weapons watchdog said.

Global Media Russian Federation warns of 'grave consequences' of further United States action in Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation warns of 'grave consequences' of further United States action in Syria

Mr Johnson also branded Syrian president Bashar Assad an "arch terrorist". Now, Johnson has said: "Assad uses chemical weapons because they are not only disgusting and indiscriminate. United States president Donald Trump ordered the airstrikes after the Syrian regime used chemical weapons against its opponents-killing about 80 people, including children, in one of the deadliest chemical weapons attack in history.

Author: 0 Kim Jong-nam's body returned to North Korea: China

The North Korean leadership is widely suspected to have plotted the murder, but Pyongyang insists it wasn't involved. Malaysian investigators are also seeking seven North Korean suspects, four of whom left Malaysia on the day of the murder.

Author: 0 Trump claims Dems 'spent heavily' in Kansas House race

Cruz campaigned alongside Estes, the state treasurer, on Monday, introducing him at a rally and calling on citizens to turn out to vote. Estes told the Wichita Eagle on Wednesday that he hadn't heard anything about a possible primary challenge from Wagle, and said he was not yet thinking about his reelection bid next year.

Global Media 2nd suspect held for Sweden truck attack
Author: 0 2nd suspect held for Sweden truck attack

Pierre Svensson, who said he employed the suspect through a contractor for several weeks on an asbestos removal project in Stockholm late past year, described him as a "reserved person". Stockholm was returning to normality yesterday with police barricades taken down along the Drottninggatan street where the attack took place. Security at Swedish borders has been tightened and flags are being flown at half mast in a mark of respect to victims.

Author: 0 US vice president to begin Asia tour amid Korea tension

The vice president will be tasked with reassuring South Korea and Japan the USA will help prevent regional conflict by defending them in the face of North Korean aggression. Sinpo, where the launch took place, is the site of a North Korean submarine base and where the North has tested the submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) it is developing.

Author: 0 100 refugees missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

Proactiva Open Arms crew conduct a search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean sea, 14 nautic miles from the Libyan coast, Thursday, April 13, 2017. A further 2,100 migrants rescued last week have arrived in Italy, the IOM stated on Tuesday. 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.

Author: 0 North Wales Police Pay Their Respects to PC Keith Palmer

A private service will be held to be attended by close family members. From there, the procession travelled along Borough High Street and onto Cathedral Palace before stopping outside Southwark Cathedral ahead of the funeral at 2pm. He had served in the Metropolitan Police for 15 years. He died after being shot by police. Earlier on Monday, Palmer's name was added to the National Police Memorial's Roll of Honour and Remembrance during a ceremony on The Mall.

Global Media As millions watch via webcam, giraffe gives birth in NY state zoo
Author: 0 As millions watch via webcam, giraffe gives birth in NY state zoo

She gave birth to her fourth calf just before 10 a.m. with over 1 million viewers. Her fans have been waiting for weeks in anticipation of her having a baby. Unlike humans, giraffes are pregnant for up to 15 months! The weight of the newborn is unknown, but a calf at birth is usually about 6 feet tall and weighs a whopping 100 to 150 pounds.

Global Media Erdoğan casts ballot in Turkish referendum
Author: 0 Erdoğan casts ballot in Turkish referendum

Turkey's Interior Ministry has already prepared 400 thousands policemen to protect the committees running the referendum, while the Health Ministry planned to transport around 13,000 patients from their residents to polling stations, where they will be able to participate in the referendum.

Global Media Moment after Syrian bus convoy hit by blast captured on video
Author: 0 Moment after Syrian bus convoy hit by blast captured on video

It warned that the death toll was likely to rise given the "several dozen wounded". A major Syrian rebel group says many of its members were killed in a blast that hit an evacuation gathering point of government supporters, saying it will cooperate with an global probe to determine the culprits.

Author: 0 Egypt says second church bomber identified

Pope Francis is also due to visit Egypt later this month. Terror analysts say the attacks in Egypt reveal a shift in Islamic State group strategy toward killing Christians to destabilize the country. Beginning as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (ABM) in 2011 the Wilayah Sinai has conducted terrorist attacks on the peninsula and in mainland Egypt . Further, the attacks can hurt Egypt as they come right at the end of a successful trip to the USA for the President.

Author: 0 Canada introduces legislation to legalise marijuana

But that won't stop Americans from using marijuana across the border if and when the drug becomes legal. A household may grow up to four marijuana plants, but the primary supply will be through commercial growers, closely regulated by the authorities.

Author: 0 French judges ask EU to lift Le Pen's immunity

The presidential race now looks tighter than it has all year, just over a week before voting opens as a new opinion poll put the four leading candidates only three percentage points apart. Fillon was revealed in January to have given his wife an allegedly fake job as a parliamentary assistant for which she was paid a total 680,000 euros ($725,000).

Author: 0 North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un's Missile Launch Fails

The two leaders are also expected to discuss whether the allies will deploy a U.S. advanced anti-missile battery promptly. The White House has contingency plans for Pence's trip should it coincide with a another North Korean nuclear test by its leader Kim Jong Un, the adviser said.

Global Media Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Found Dead African American Muslim New York
Author: 0 Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Found Dead African American Muslim New York

Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first female Muslim judge in USA history, appears to have died by suicide , multiple outlets reported Thursday. The body of Sheila Abdus-Salaam, a 65-year-old associate judge who served on New York's highest court, was found floating in the river off Manhattan's west side on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Boris Johnson offers Russian Federation a deal on Syria crisis

Lavrov said the us missile strike on Syria was Washington seeking "excuses for regime change". Russia, Iran and Syria want an independent investigation and those opposed to the call "don't have a clear conscience", Lavrov said. "The investigation into this high-profile incident must be transparent and leave no doubt that someone is trying to hide something". Russia, Iran and Syria warned Washington that further strikes against the Syrian government would have "grave consequences" on ...

Author: 0 At Iraq camp, United Nations chief urges more aid for people of Mosul

Canada announced on Thursday it will extend for three months its mission against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, where it is part of a US-led global coalition. The US-led coalition against Isis said it could not confirm the Iraqi military's information. Hind Taha, a western Mosul resident, waited Friday at a food distribution point in western Mosul where the Iraqi military was handing out aid.

Global Media North Korea missile launch ended in failure, says Pentagon
Author: 0 North Korea missile launch ended in failure, says Pentagon

The type of missile was not clear. On Saturday North Korea displayed almost 60 missiles - including what is suspected to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile - at a parade to mark the 105th birthday of its founder Kim Il-Sung. "It's a failed test". According to White House pool reports , Vice President Mike Pence was briefed on the launch while onboard Air Force 2 over the Bearing Sea.

Author: 0 North Korea missile test ends in failure

The US Pacific Command later confirmed the failed test, adding that it had detected and tracked what it believed to be a North Korean ballistic missile. Pence, addressing an Easter service with United States troops, said the USA commitment to South Korea was unwavering, adding: "Let me assure you under President Trump's leadership, our resolve has never been stronger".

Author: 0 India calls off maritime talks with Pakistan as tension soars over Jadhav

He said Kulbushan Jadhav was an agent of Research & Analysis Wing (RAW) and serving officer of Indian Navy. According to high-level officials, who are involved in the case, the next logical step would be to approach the authorities in Pakistan and file a petition against the death sentence given to Jadhav by the military court of the country.

Author: 0 North Korean missile test fails, say USA and South Korea

China has spoken out against North Korea's missile and nuclear tests and has supported United Nations sanctions. Pence's visit to Australia, a close US ally, comes after Trump criticized an Obama-era deal between the two countries to resettle refugees.

Author: 0 National Security Obtained FISA Warrant To Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page

During an interview with the Post's editorial page staff in March 2016, Trump identified Page as his adviser. "Absolutely not, ' he said on ABC's 'Good Morning America " program. Page officially left the campaign in September amid growing questions about his ties to Russian Federation. Page visited Moscow in July 2016 for a speech at the New Economic School, which he described as traveling in personal capacity.

Author: 0 'I said it was obsolete. It's no Longer obsolete'

But NATO's secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg , does say the alliance can do more to fight terror, and they'll talk about that at a summit in Brussels next month, which will be President Trump's first overseas trip. The Washington Post had an interesting piece today, referencing this Trump answer, and noting the political psychology behind it. Barack Obama tried to remind people there's never been a better time to be alive, while Donald Trump insists the world is unraveling, falling apart ...

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.

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.