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Author: 0 Japan and US set framework for economic talks

He told the BBC: "We'll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis". While no immediate announcements are expected from Tokyo , the White House expects a "handful" of investment announcements while Pence is in Australia at the weekend, the adviser said.

Global Media Dancing David Ross does it again
Author: 0 Dancing David Ross does it again

Normani Kordei and Val Chmerkovskiy - Not only was this one part dance, but it was also full-on with the fight choreography! The judges are being so harsh and I feel like they are "waiting" for something - what, I don't know. Heather Morris and Alan Bersten Jazz to "For The First Time In Forever" by FROZEN's Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel. Rashad Jennings and Emma Slater fell a lot in terms of score this week, dropping from a 39 last week to a 32 for their Beauty and the Beast-themed ...

Global Media Facebook | Statement and Timeline of Stephens shooting
Author: 0 Facebook | Statement and Timeline of Stephens shooting

We're asking the public to remain vigilant". Description: Police described Stephens as a 6-foot-1, 244-pound black man with a bald head and full beard. "But if he doesn't, we'll find him". Police said he might be driving a white or cream-coloured Ford Fusion, and asked anyone who spots him or his vehicle to call police or a special Federal Bureau of Investigation hotline (800-CALLFBI).

Author: 0 Contenders thank police for arrests of suspects

More than 230 people have been killed in terror attacks in France since January 2015. France goes to the polls to choose a new president on April 23 and on May 7 in a two-stage election. Security has already been a strong campaign theme, and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen hardened her tone Tuesday on foreign extremists and border controls while centrist Emmanuel Macron called for national unity and stronger intelligence.

Global Media Pope Francis highlights arms trade in Easter sermon
Author: 0 Pope Francis highlights arms trade in Easter sermon

Pope Francis's Easter sermon was marked by an increase in security Sunday. He cited the explosion Saturday that ripped through a bus depot in the Aleppo area where evacuees were awaiting transfer, killing at least 100 people. Francis also mentioned hostilities and starvation plaguing parts of Africa. The pope ended his remarks affirming that Mary intercedes particularly on behalf of those "Christian communities who are persecuted and oppressed in many parts of the world and are called to a ...

Global Media Turkish body urges state of emergency extension
Author: 0 Turkish body urges state of emergency extension

His prime minister - whose post is being abolished under the changes - said "rumours of irregularities" were an effort to cast a shadow over the result. Despite some measures, the legal framework remained inadequate for a genuinely democratic referendum. Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, said the party filed a formal request seeking the referendum be annulled due to voting irregularities.

Global Media Trump to make China state visit, says top U.S. diplomat
Author: 0 Trump to make China state visit, says top U.S. diplomat

It's a two-way street, with Alaska's imports from China only lagging behind trade with neighboring Canada. The Trump administration has shown increasing impatience with the North, with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson openly mentioning the possibility of using military options during a trip to South Korea last month.

Global Media Trump Will Spend Easter Weekend at Mar-a-Lago
Author: 0 Trump Will Spend Easter Weekend at Mar-a-Lago

As CNN noted, Barack Obama didn't make his first trip to the golf course until almost 100 days into his presidency, with the first documented trip coming on April 26, 2009. I don't think I'd ever see Doral again - I own Doral, in Miami. "Yes, I'll be here for Easter", he said at Trump International Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Fla., according to The Palm Beach Daily News .

Global Media United Will No Longer Remove Passengers To Give Seats To Crew Members
Author: 0 United Will No Longer Remove Passengers To Give Seats To Crew Members

Congress has stepped into the issue of airline passenger rights after shocking video showed a passenger being violently dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight. United, meanwhile, said it was merely enforcing stricter clothing rules for so-called "pass riders" - or passengers traveling as friends and family of the airline.

Author: 0 ISIS death toll from 'mother of all bombs' strike rises to 94

The Pentagon confirmed the GBU-43, known as the "Mother Of All Bombs" (MOAB), was dropped on caves in Nangarhar Province, very close to the border with Pakistan. President Ashraf Ghani threw his support behind the bombardment, saying it was "designed to support the efforts of the Afghan National Security Forces and U.S.

Author: 0 Pakistan student killed over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

He further disclosed that another student who was also attacked with Mashal Khan, Abdullah, had rejected the allegations against him. The alleged blasphemer student named as Mishal Khan was doing degree of Journalism and regularly updating his Facebook Page on different social and religious issues.

Global Media Trump's 1st Easter Egg Roll Gets Underway
Author: 0 Trump's 1st Easter Egg Roll Gets Underway

Since Inauguration Day, Donald Trump has resided in the White House, while first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron Trump, 11, stayed in their home in New York City's Trump Tower. "I've been working long and hard with all my peeps and crew". President Donald Trump has welcomed families to the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll .

Author: 0 North Korea accuses USA of dragging the world closer to nuclear war

North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador Kim In Ryong told a news conference that "if the U.S. dares opt for a military action", North Korea "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the US". "We've seen some tangible indications that they're working toward this end, but it's still quite early", she said. Susan Thornton, acting US assistant secretary of state for East Asia, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and China's top diplomat, State Councillor Yang Jiechi, agreed in ...

Author: 0 Japan says differences with US on economic talks

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reiterated that pressure, not only dialogue, is necessary in dealing with North Korea's missile and nuclear threat. In part, it is meant to take the place of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the regional trade pact that Trump withdrew from shortly after taking office.

Author: 0 Locals react to newly appointed Alabama Governor

Bentley was a dermatologist and church deacon before he ran for governor seven years ago on a platform of preaching the virtues of family values , with Dianne Bentley, his wife of almost 50 years, by his side. A sixth is expected to join the ranks if Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, a Republican, is confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to China-President Donald Trump nominated him for the role in December-and he's replaced by his lieutenant Kim Reynolds, a Republican.

Author: 0 Britain urges Russian Federation to end support for Assad

It's unclear whether he will also meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. At the United Nations on Friday, Russia's deputy ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, strongly criticized what he called the U.S. US officials and allies described the attack as a one-off that would not lead to further escalation. He called it "an act of aggression against a sovereign state delivered in violation of global law under a far-fetched pretext".

Author: 0 Theresa May announces snap election

There will be a Commons vote on the proposed election on Wednesday, as she will need Parliament's backing to hold a vote before then. "So we need a general election and we need one now, because we have at this moment a one-off chance to get this done while the European Union agrees its negotiating position and before the detailed talks begin".

Global Media EC announces re-poll in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency
Author: 0 EC announces re-poll in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency

Reports suggest polling stations were attacked and EVM machines were also vandalised at many places. The Election Commission's decision came a day after unprecedented violence was witnessed in the elections for Srinagar parliamentary constituency, in which eight people died and almost 100 were injured.

Author: 0 Could loose talk (and tweets) cause a war in Korea?

China is North Korea's main trading partner and Chinese companies produce military components for the North. After arriving in Seoul, the vice president placed a wreath at Seoul National Cemetery and then worshipped with military personnel at an Easter church service at the U.S.

Global Media Turkish Referendum Vote Challenged
Author: 0 Turkish Referendum Vote Challenged

Opposition parties have complained of a series of irregularities, including an electoral board decision to accept ballots that did not bear official stamps, as required by Turkish law. The change undermined an important safeguard and contradicted Turkish law, the global monitors said. Supporters of the "no" vote protest in Istanbul , against the referendum outcome, Monday, April 17, 2017.

Global Media Trump personally congratulates Turkey's president for his referendum win
Author: 0 Trump personally congratulates Turkey's president for his referendum win

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said the result was a "clear signal against the European Union" and called for an end to the "fiction" of Turkey's bid to join the EU. The move comes despite protests from opposition parties and global monitoring groups - as well as Trump's own State Department - about voting irregularities during Sunday's referendum.

Global Media Pakistan arrests 22 after student lynched over blasphemy
Author: 0 Pakistan arrests 22 after student lynched over blasphemy

Mashal, a journalism student at the Khan Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, was stripped, beaten and shot in the head and chest by the mob on Thursday. Those who knew Khan described him as an intellectually curious student who openly professed devotion to Islam but asked many questions. He said he was locked in the bathroom of the chairman's office by teachers who believed he was in danger of being physically assaulted by students.

Global Media Clinton on Russian election meddling: 'More effective theft even than Watergate'
Author: 0 Clinton on Russian election meddling: 'More effective theft even than Watergate'

Clinton pointed out at the State Department's move this week to defund the United Nations Population Fund, among other programs. Oh, and in case you were wondering-you were, I know you were-Clinton has a favorite meme. Clinton said the 65 per cent approval rating she had enjoyed as Barack Obama's secretary of state - "a job I was asked to do by a man" - tanked when she announced her intention to run for president.

Author: 0 Japan 'on high alert' after North Korea missile launch

He told reporters that President Trump was hopeful China would use its "extraordinary levers" to pressure Pyongyang to abandon its weapons programme, a day after North Korea attempted another missile launch. And our hope is that we'll be able - working with China, working with our partners here in South Korea, working with Japan and other allies across the region - to achieve this objective through peaceable means".

Global Media Doctor denies genital mutilation; judge keeps her locked up
Author: 0 Doctor denies genital mutilation; judge keeps her locked up

The second 7-year-old "got a shot" that made her scream in pain, she recalled. She was then given a pad to wear in her underwear and told not to talk to anyone about the doctor's visit. The government conceded that this trip was planned in advance. According to the government, Nagarwala's arrest came after the Federal Bureau of Investigation received tips that she had performed genital mutilation on two Minnesota girls at the Livonia clinic in February.

Global Media 'Greek Freak,' Bucks - and Jazz, Bulls - look for 2-0 leads
Author: 0 'Greek Freak,' Bucks - and Jazz, Bulls - look for 2-0 leads

They were undeterred by one of the more hostile atmospheres in the National Basketball Association, and they'll be hoping for more of the same in Game 2. The Bucks dug in defensively and went on an 11-2 run to take control of the game. It feels like a random thing to harp on, especially after Giannis dunked all over half the team, but Toronto has to start somewhere.

Global Media Pakistan rules out immediate execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav
Author: 0 Pakistan rules out immediate execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav

Asif said Jadhav had the right to move the Pakistan Army's Court of Appeal against his conviction within 60 days, followed by submission of mercy pleas to the army chief and the President. And, any conditions that Pakistan might put on giving Jadhav consular access "is to deny consular access", the MEA's spokesman said. "So that's why I'm requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and rest of the Indian leaders to save the life of Kulbhushan Jadhav", he added.

Global Media Pope Francis condemns Syria bus convoy attack, calls it ignoble
Author: 0 Pope Francis condemns Syria bus convoy attack, calls it ignoble

Madaya evacuees said they heard the blast. The shattered buses were nearby as was the shell of a pick-up truck - with little left but its engine block - that was apparently used to carry out the bombing. Russia is a main backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad and Russian journalists enjoy wide access in government-held parts of the country. Wounded survivors, including many children, were taken for treatment at an Aleppo hospital.

Global Media Capitals D Alzner a GTD for Game 3
Author: 0 Capitals D Alzner a GTD for Game 3

It belonged to Nikita Zaitsev, victimized by Washington twice in the first period as the Capitals took a 2-0 lead - later a 3-1 lead - that hushed an Air Canada Centre eager for its first National Hockey League playoff game in four years. Then Brassard got on the board, slipping a slap shot by Rask for his second goal in two games. During the second period, Matt Martin got tagged with a double-minor for roughing right as Matt Hunwick was called for hooking Jay Beagle .

Author: 0 Oil well in Alaska shut down after oil spill - still spewing gas

It is still unclear, how much oil has spilled. BP said infrared cameras on a flight over the site appeared to confirm that the oil released with the gas was contained on the gravel pad surrounding the well head and the tundra had suffered no damage.

Global Media Toll in attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112
Author: 0 Toll in attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112

Almost 70 children were among those killed when a suicide auto bombing tore through buses carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria, a monitor said on Sunday. Pope Francis condemned the bombing during his Easter Sunday address , calling the attacks "vile". The evacuation process resumed after the bombing, the Observatory said, with the residents of Fuaa and Kafraya eventually arriving in Aleppo, Syria's second city which the government gained full control of past year.

Author: 0 Trump to North Korean leader: 'Got to behave'

Trump has said some United States trading partners, particularly China, manipulated their currency, but has since backed off that claim and acknowledged that China had not weakened the yuan to make its exports cheaper. The Treasury Department said Germany should take steps, notably spending policies, "to encourage stronger domestic demand growth", something the country's trading partners and the International Monetary Fund have been urging for some time.

Author: 0 Trump says North Korea has "gotta behave"

At a hastily called news conference Monday in New York, North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong , accused the United States of pushing the Korean peninsula "to the brink of a war", warning that a "thermo-nuclear war may break out at any moment on the peninsula".

Global Media Police approaching Steve Stephens manhunt with a softer touch
Author: 0 Police approaching Steve Stephens manhunt with a softer touch

Police say Stephens had a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Police were still looking for the suspect in the shooting, Steve Stephens. On Sunday morning, a man in Cleveland posted a video of himself announcing his intent to commit murder, then two minutes later posted another video of himself shooting and killing an elderly man.

Global Media Jury deliberating for 3rd day in ex-NFL star's murder trial
Author: 0 Jury deliberating for 3rd day in ex-NFL star's murder trial

Hernandez is already serving a life sentence for the June 2013 execution-style slaying of his friend Odin L. Lloyd, a semi-pro football player from Dorchester. He said choosing her as forewoman ensured she would remain on the jury instead of being dismissed as an alternate. Hernandez has been charged for first-degree murder in the 2012 shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.

Author: 0 Le Pen wants freeze on visas, then a tax for foreign workers

However both of those candidates are facing a growing threat from left-winger Jean-Luc Melenchon, whose support in the polls has gone from barely 10% to nudging 20%. Referring in his speech to a recent Financial Times story that he spooks investors, he said: "I am very risky. No, we will not let them do it", he said.

Author: 0 North Korea 'ready for nuclear attack' amid show of force

An unidentified rocket is displayed during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. Kim, the analyst, said it's likely that North Korea is also developing solid-fuel ICBMs, and that some of the rockets inside the canisters on Saturday might have been prototypes.

Global Media Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum
Author: 0 Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

Opposition parties have vowed to take the case to Turkey's constitutional court and European Court of Human Rights if their grievances are not resolved by the electoral board. Sunday's narrow referendum victory gave the Turkish president sweeping powers. It also stressed the importance of the political talks between Turkey and the European Union regarding the implementation of the constitutional changes.

Author: 0 US, Russia ready for 'uncompromising' fight against terrorism: Lavrov

But is it? Arterbury said while "Assad is committed to retaking the entire country" his "regime has been running into two key strategic challenges". "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship". Mr Trump said the US is "not getting along with Russia at all" and the US-Russia relationship may be at at an "all-time low". Trump said Tillerson had completed a successful meeting with Putin, where "things went pretty well".

Global Media H-1B visa applications decline for first time in 5 years
Author: 0 H-1B visa applications decline for first time in 5 years

On Monday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that the number of H-1B applications fell below 200,000 this year for the first time since 2014. While the number of applicants has dropped, the USCIS says the program's cap was met five days into the enrollment period for its fifth consecutive year.

Global Media Aaron Hernandez: NOT GUILTY of Double Murder!
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez: NOT GUILTY of Double Murder!

A jury returned the verdict late Friday afternoon in Suffolk Superior Court. In addition to the evidence related to the murders, the prosecution delivered testimony from Alexander Bradley . He was convicted of unlawful possession of a gun and was sentenced to four to five years in prison . Bradley testified that Hernandez became enraged after de Abreu bumped into him while dancing, spilling his drink at a Boston nightclub.

Author: 0 United Kingdom election talk builds ahead of surprise statement from May

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon branded the announcement as "one of the most extraordinary U-turns in recent political history" and argued it was Mrs May is "once again putting the interests of her party ahead of those of the country". They under-estimate our determination to get the job done and I am not prepared to let them endanger the security of millions of working people across the country.

Global Media Air China To Suspend Beijing-Pyongyang Flights
Author: 0 Air China To Suspend Beijing-Pyongyang Flights

Ryol, the vice foreign minister, told the AP that North Korea's nuclear arsenal will grow in both "quality" and "quantity". Russian Federation and China are critical to any pressure campaign on North Korea because they both hold veto power on the UN Security Council.

Author: 0 Rahmat Akilov confesses to Stockholm attack

At least four people were kill ... Akilov's application for permanent residency in Sweden had been rejected a year ago, after which, police said, he had gone underground. Police have said it could take up to a year to complete the initial investigation into the attack. Sweden's Prime Minister said on Monday the country would never yield to terrorism.

Global Media Severe thunderstorms likely Wednesday
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorms likely Wednesday

A tornado emergency was issued for Webster and Sumter Counties in Georgia earlier Wednesday . Tornadoes , damaging straight line winds and large hail will be possible with some storms , forecasters stated this morning. Southeast and parts of the Midwest on Wednesday , bringing with it the threat of tornadoes , forecasters said. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will be possible on Wednesday , with damaging wind gusts and marginally severe hail the main storm threats.

Author: 0 North Korea accuses U.S. of creating situation for nuclear war

Xi, however, has yet to meet North Korea's young leader Kim Jong Un since the Chinese president took power in 2012 and ties between the two countries have become more distant since Pyongyang began accelerating its missile and nuclear programs since Kim became leader at the end of 2011.

Global Media IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17
Author: 0 IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

Looking at the global picture, the International Monetary Fund report said it expected worldwide economic growth to increase from an estimated 3.1% in 2016 to 3.5% this year and 3.6% in 2018. According to the report, growth in China is projected at 6.6 per cent in 2017, slowing to 6.2 per cent in 2018. Stronger activity and expectations of more robust global demand, coupled with agreed restrictions on oil supply, have helped commodity prices recover from their troughs in early 2016, it said.