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Global Media President Duterte tops Time's
Author: 0 President Duterte tops Time's "most influential" reader poll 2017

Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had won the readers' poll a year ago while Russian President Vladimir Putin had won in 2015. Duterte was followed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Pope Francis, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg, who each received three percent of the total "yes" votes.

Global Media VP Pence says
Author: 0 VP Pence says "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea

Vice President Pence shakes hands with USA military officers upon his arrival at army base Camp Bonifas in Paju near the truce village of Panmunjom during a visit to the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea on April 17. "(The election) could lead to a shift in alliances, shift in policy among South Korea, the United States and Japan when it comes to" dealing with Pyongyang, she said.

Author: 0 Canada announces legislation to legalize recreational marijuana

You can carry up to 30 grams of marijuana in your pocket or purse. Health minister Jane Philpott said: " The Cannabis Act will help keep our children safe and address the health risks associated with cannabis". New laws would also increase the penalty for people who sell to the under-aged, as well as create a new offence for people "exploiting children in the trafficking of cannabis".

Author: 0 Oilers score twice shorthanded, beat Sharks 2-0 in Game 2

The Edmonton Oilers know the secret to beating the San Jose Sharks on the ice is to start by finding a way to get off the ice. Kassian drove the net effectively and delivered bone-jarring hits on Brenden Dillon and Logan Couture at Rogers Place .

Author: 0 ISIS Members Killed in Mosul in 4 Days: Iraqi Army

Iraqi authorities have accused Islamic State (IS) militants of using "toxic chemical material" in the battle for Mosul , but they say it has had little effect and that the campaign to liberate Iraq's second-largest city is continuing. The rights group cited local residents, who said that most family members were believed to have been killed in the attack. Raed Shaker Jawdat, head of the Iraqi federal police, told Asharq Al-Awsat that the forces advanced towards the remaining Old City ...

Global Media McMaster: North Korea 'coming to a head'
Author: 0 McMaster: North Korea 'coming to a head'

The visit comes after a huge military parade during which North Korea showcased apparent intercontinental ballistic missiles, and as a USA carrier group converges on the Korean peninsula, ratcheting up tensions to their highest point in years.

Author: 0 Trump defends Syria strike on Twitter

Trump administration officials on Sunday blamed Russian inaction for enabling a deadly poison gas attack against Syrian civilians last week as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepared to explain to Moscow a US retaliatory missile strike.

Author: 0 Russian Federation warns United States against unilateral strike on North Korea

The military parade in Pyongyang marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founding president, Kim Il-sung. The visit came after a huge military parade Saturday during which North Korea showcased apparent intercontinental ballistic missiles, and as a United States carrier group converges on the Korean peninsula.

Global Media Aaron Hernandez found not guilty in double murder case
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez found not guilty in double murder case

A former American football star, who is already serving a life sentence for murder, has been cleared of killing two other men. Bradley himself had testified against the former TE, saying Hernandez was the one who fired the shots. The jury found the former New England Patriots tight end not guilty on most of the eight counts he faced, including murder and armed assault. Baez also exposed a possible error in Bradley's testimony: The witness said that Hernandez tossed the gun away ...

Author: 0 North Korea 'capable of NUCLEAR WAR' - despite failed missile launch

While Pence was aboard Air Force Two flying over the Bering Sea, a North Korean missile exploded during launch on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, representing a high-profile failure that came as a powerful U.S. He didn't respond to the missile firing but posted on Twitter Sunday morning: "Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem?" On the plane, a White House foreign policy advisor who briefed a pool of reporters ...

Author: 0 Iraqi forces making new push towards Old City in Mosul

Seven soldiers suffered breathing problems and were treated in a nearby field clinic following the night attack in al Abar. The war between Islamic State militants and Iraqi forces is taking a heavy toll on several hundred thousand civilians trapped inside the city, with severely malnourished babies reaching hospitals in government-held areas.

Global Media UK police investigating acid attack at London club; 12 hurt
Author: 0 UK police investigating acid attack at London club; 12 hurt

Ten people suffered minor burns, being treated by ambulance crews outside the Sidworth Street venue, while another two took themselves to a nearby hospital. Witness Phie McKenzie tweeted : "Scary scenes tonight, we have heard reports of chemical burns of people in the building here". Police have made no arrests and the Met said there was nothing to suggest the attack was gang related .

Author: 0 LeBron James helps the Cavs avoid an upset in play-off series opener

That may have been the lasting impression of those who watched the Cavaliers labor to put away the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of their first round series. I just didn't make it". Helping Out: The Cavs had 26 assists with LeBron James getting half of them with 13. Paul George scored 29 points and Lance Stephenson had 16 for the seventh-seeded Pacers.

Author: 0 North Korea displays new missiles, U.S. carrier group approaches as tension simmers

President Donald Trump has called North Korea a "problem" country and said it will be dealt with through a broad set of options, though they're vague for now. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks, amid tit-for-tat saber-rattling from the United States and North Korea. N Korea attempted to launch missile, South's military said.

Author: 0 Pence warns NKorea not to mistake US resolve

North Korea has launched 5 missile launches that are mobile ICBMs that can reach as far as the United States and yesterday's failed launch would have been the 6th one. That launch came shortly before Trump's first meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. President Donald Trump warns he's ready to "solve North Korea", while North Korea's deputy foreign minister says his country will conduct its next nuclear test whenever it sees fit.

Global Media The Kerala government on Tuesday said it will seek time
Author: 0 The Kerala government on Tuesday said it will seek time

With 950 liquor vends facing closure following the orders of the Supreme Court, the government is set to change the nomenclature of the state highways under the new maintenance policy for roads. The state will file a petition seeking extension of time to implement the order. Gurugram, located in India's national capital region, would also be affected by the Supreme Court's order.

Author: 0 Putin, Tillerson Meet At Kremlin, Discuss Tensions Between Russia And US

Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov told the Interfax news agency Wednesday that the draft submitted by the U.S., Britain and France is "unacceptable to us in its current form". Tillerson said Syria's government had committed more than 50 attacks using chlorine or other chemical weapons over the duration of the conflict. Tillerson also raised the possibility that Russian Federation could be sanctioned further if tampering in the US presidential election is proven.

Author: 0 Without evidence, Trump says Susan Rice may have acted criminally

Also factor in House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes's disclosure in a March 22 press conference that the names of Trump campaign or transition officials were demasked from NSA reports that had nothing to do with Russian Federation or alleged wrongdoing by the Trump campaign.

Global Media Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

Democrats are seeking payback for the Republicans' inappropriate refusal to give President Obama's final year nominee, Merrick Garland, consideration. On Thursday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell invoked "nuclear option" to stop Senate Democrats' filibuster of Gorsuch's nomination. So Republicans used their slight majority of 52 seats in the legislative chamber to vote to change the rules, eliminating the 60-vote cloture rule.

Author: 0 Japan PM issues sarin warning over North Korea

Shinzo Abe , the prime minister, made the comment during a parliamentary session. Japanese media outlets reported that the Japanese government was ensured from the usa counterpart that it would consult in advance if it was considering a military option against North Korea .

Author: 0 Families celebrate Easter with worship service and Easter egg hunt

While questions regarding the festival and its relevance remain, practitioners say that the Easter is the celebration of their devotion to the Christ. "It reminds us that we must hold on to our values, our families and the love for our country as we chart our way forward to a better tomorrow just as Jesus Christ did when he faced crucifixion".

Author: 0 Turkey: expat vote 'clear-cut in support for Erdogan' - initial results

Erdogan and his supporters had argued the "Turkish-style" presidential system would bring stability and prosperity in a country rattled by a failed coup past year that left more than 200 people dead, and a series of devastating attacks by the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants.

Global Media Narada sting operation: CBI files FIR against 13 people
Author: 0 Narada sting operation: CBI files FIR against 13 people

Those named in the FIR are - Madan Mitra, Mukul Roy, Saugata Roy, Sultan Ahmed, Iqbal Ahmed, Kakoli Ghosh, Prasun Banerjee, Suvendu Adhikari, Sovan Chatterjee, Subrata Mukherjee, Firhad Hakim, Aparupa Poddar besides serving IPS officer Syed Md Hussain Meerza.

Author: 0 Republican Wins Kansas 4th District Congressional Special Election

Vice President Mike Pence also recorded a get-out-the-vote call on behalf of Estes, the state's treasurer. Trump's selections for top administration jobs and a California Democratic appointment have created five openings in the U.S. Estes is the state treasurer. GOP efforts to maintain control of the Kansas Congressional seat vacated by CIA Director Mike Pompeo proved successful.

Global Media Rahul Gandhi: Poll violence shows failure of BJP-PDP alliance
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi: Poll violence shows failure of BJP-PDP alliance

PDP candidate for the Anantnag parliamentary constituency, Tassaduq Mufti, said given the situation in the valley, it was not an appropriate time for an election. Most of the violence was centred around Budgam, where security teams opened fire after a mob attacked the polling station in Dalwan village and tried to stop polling by damaging EVMs.

Global Media North Korean official blames President Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'
Author: 0 North Korean official blames President Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

Kim has pointed to nuclear weapons as the foundation of his national defense strategy and has openly sought a nuclear weapon that could strike the continental United States. The Prime Minister emphasized that Japan should take the example seriously and stressed the need to strengthen its deterrence initiatives against North Korea5.

Global Media North Korea missile test fails
Author: 0 North Korea missile test fails

North Korea rolled out ballistic missiles and other weaponry at a huge parade Saturday and later in the day, at 5:21 p.m. ET, made a failed attempt to shoot off a missile, which exploded immediately after launch. The missile failure also came hours ahead of a visit by US Vice President Mike Pence to South Korea where the North's weapons program will top the agenda.

Author: 0 Tension spikes over N. Korea, but Pyongyang barely notices

Speaking after North Korea's latest - and apparently failed - missile test, H.R. McMaster said, "I think there's an global consensus now, including - including the Chinese and the Chinese leadership - that this is a situation that just can't continue".

Author: 0 Iran election: President Rouhani registers to run again

The country's Guardian Council - the highest political body in the country, which is overseen by Khamenei - then has 10 days to approve the candidates. Ahmadinejad also voiced reluctant support for Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with the USA and other world powers, which saw Iran accept curbs on its nuclear program in exchange for relief from crippling worldwide sanctions.

Global Media Ellen rips United a new one over recent passenger controversies
Author: 0 Ellen rips United a new one over recent passenger controversies

Video of the Kentucky doctor, David Dao, being dragged off a United plane at O'Hare is touches nerves. "That is not who our family at United is", Munoz said. A spokeswoman for Dao's attorneys told BuzzFeed News it was "premature" to discuss anything about a potential lawsuit, but added that his lawyers would talk about the case during a news conference scheduled for Thursday morning.

Author: 0 BJP on mission mode for 2019, sets new targets

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while participating in a discussion on the backward commission at the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) National Executive meet Sunday intervened and called for "more inclusiveness for those who are backward among the Muslim community".

Global Media North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in birthday parade
Author: 0 North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in birthday parade

US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday arrived on a three-day visit to South Korea to reaffirm the robust security alliance and warn against North Korea's possible provocation, officials said. The U.S. military also is holding annual war games with its South Korean allies through the end of this month, a constant source of contention with the North, which considers the drills a rehearsal for an invasion.

Global Media Ecuador's Lasso presents electoral fraud case to Organization of American States
Author: 0 Ecuador's Lasso presents electoral fraud case to Organization of American States

EDT (0100 GMT). The 45-year-old Australian buoyantly turned that threat around on Lasso as official results showed the conservative ex-banker on track to lose. Shortly before the results became known, Assange posted a message on his Twitter account , asking Lasso to flee the country. "We are going to defend the will of the Ecuadoran people in the face of an attempted fraud that aims to install what would be an illegitimate government", he said.

Global Media ISIS Hits Muslims in Mosul with Chemical Attack
Author: 0 ISIS Hits Muslims in Mosul with Chemical Attack

According to him, since the effort to take Mosul back from ISIS began on Feb.19, Iraqi forces supported by coalition airstrikes had cleared almost 200 square miles of territory. The Islamic State group has made its name feared and reviled through the very public atrocities and human rights abuses it has committed against whole communities.

Global Media Russia, Iran, Syria denounce U.S. 'act of aggression'
Author: 0 Russia, Iran, Syria denounce U.S. 'act of aggression'

Mr Tillerson also said that the Trump administration's position was clear: Bashar al Assad has to relinquish the presidency. Shortly after Tillerson and Lavrov finished speaking to reporters, Trump said in a news conference in Washington that the U.S.

Global Media Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead
Author: 0 Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead

A screenshot captured on April 17, 2017 from the Google Maps shows the location of Tires near Lisbon, Portugal. The crash site is a auto park in a residential area between Lisbon and the upmarket resort of Cascais. At least one house in the area of the crash was also on fire. Portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa arrived at the scene soon after the crash.

Author: 0 Five Best Easter Movies To Enjoy With The Family This Holiday Weekend

For Christians, Easter celebrates the rising of Christ from the grave three days after his crucifixion and death. Easter celebrations continue this week, as the White House Easter Egg Roll will take place on the south lawn Monday. "The great gift of Easter is about hope - Christian hope which makes us have confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake".

Author: 0 Iraqi forces fight door-to-door in Mosul as battles enters seventh month

Western Mosul , home to the densely populated Old City and a traditional jihadist bastion, is expected to offer stiffer resistance than the east. Football is wildly popular in Mosul , as it is in other areas across Iraq - indeed, the sport has been one of the few consistent unifiers in a long-divided country.

Author: 0 Opposition to challenge votes on expanding Erdogan's powers

Two opposition parties have complained of a number of irregularities in Sunday's vote, including an electoral board decision to accept as valid ballots that did not bear the official stamp. "We want other countries and organisations to show respect to the decision of our people. But the Supreme Election Council states that 91% of ballot boxes have been opened", he added.

Global Media At least 10 dead after explosions rock St. Petersburg metro
Author: 0 At least 10 dead after explosions rock St. Petersburg metro

Separately, in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan, two policemen were killed in the early hours on Tuesday in a suspected Islamist militant attack. Akbardzhon Dhzalilov, 22, is believed to have moved to St. Petersburg from the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan when he was a teenager. Fifty-five people wounded in the blast remain hospitalized, deputy mayor Anna Mityanina said Wednesday.

Global Media South Korea denounces DPRK's failed test-launch of missile
Author: 0 South Korea denounces DPRK's failed test-launch of missile

The plan was for the vice president to stay inside the glass enclosed Freedom House at the DMZ and not step outside towards the military demarcation line (MDL), where North Korean soldiers are standing. North Korea launched a missile that "blew up nearly immediately" during the nation's latest attempt at military might, USA officials said on Saturday.

Global Media Nearly £140m wasted on free schools - National Union of Teachers
Author: 0 Nearly £140m wasted on free schools - National Union of Teachers

He said the NUT's biggest concern is that "the Government is intent on proceeding with these programmes despite growing evidence that the UTC and studio schools programmes can not attract sufficient numbers of pupils". "Primary education should be a time in children's lives when they develop a love of learning, not a fear and dread of failure". "It's not on over the school holidays, over Christmas, the children come back and the school's freezing".

Author: 0 Boy Wounded in San Bernardino School Shooting in 'Good Spirits': Family

A loss like this is hard for everyone, especially for Smith's children - and in the wake of her death, people are clamoring to find out how to help Karen Smith's family , because it's important to give back to someone who gave so much to her students and the community as a whole.

Author: 0 North Korea 'attempts to launch missile but fails': USPACOM

South Korea said the North's combined show of force "threatened the whole world" but a USA foreign policy adviser travelling with Pence on Air Force Two appeared to defuse some of the tension, saying the test of what was believed to be a medium-range missile had come as no surprise.

Global Media Japan PM strongly urges North Korea to refrain from further provocative actions
Author: 0 Japan PM strongly urges North Korea to refrain from further provocative actions

According to United States and South Korean officials, North Korea's missile launched a missile on Sunday which exploded before hitting target. "It's a failed test". Thornberry said it is unclear how close North Korea is to developing a missile that could reach the U.S. Another missile test from Sinpo failed earlier this month, when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the ocean.

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