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Global Media Kids Hunt for Extra Special Easter Eggs at 'Eggcessable' Easter Egg Hunt
Author: 0 Kids Hunt for Extra Special Easter Eggs at 'Eggcessable' Easter Egg Hunt

In the past, the Fire District has held their annual Easter egg hunt on the Saturday before Easter in Sandstone Park. For more photos, go to They were prepared to attend the hunt along with their children, Macy, seven, and Cooper, five, as long as "it was just sprinkles", but a continued torrential downpour likely would've given them pause.

Global Media Five NCAA events coming to Lexington
Author: 0 Five NCAA events coming to Lexington

One of those states, North Carolina, got a handful of events after losing championship past year when the NCAA found that state laws limited legal protections for the LGBT community. The 2019 NCAA Men's Golf Regional will be hosted on at Georgia's golf course on May 12-15, 2019. The College also has served as the host for three Frozen Fours (1986, 1995 and 2000) and two men's ice hockey Regionals (1992 and 2003) at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.

Author: 0 Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

The next general election was expected in 2020, but the Fixed Term Parliaments Act allows for one to be held earlier if two-thirds of MPs back the move. Labour MP John Woodcock has made it known that he can not support voting to make Jeremy Corbyn the next Prime Minister, he said this in a video message to his constituents.

Author: 0 Assad allies vow to keep battling 'terrorism' in Syria

Mr Johnson told The Sun US president Donald Trump had shown "a resolve and willingness that has been sadly missing in the last few years" and warned the US could strike Syria again. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu described President Trump's decision to retaliate for the chemical attack as welcome, but not enough. The base was used in the Syrian attack in Khan Sheikhun in rebel-held Idlib province, whose victims included 27 children.

Global Media Egypt church attacks: Congregations 'won't celebrate Easter' after twin Palm Sunday bombings
Author: 0 Egypt church attacks: Congregations 'won't celebrate Easter' after twin Palm Sunday bombings

Two Coptic Orthodox churches were the targets of Islamic State bombings on April 9, Palm Sunday. However, Christians have been specifically targeted in terrorist attacks in the country in the last few months. The terrible attack was conducted under the name of the Egyptian branch of ISIS and took the lives of over 40 people and 100 injured; where most of the casualties where Egyptian Copts.

Author: 0 No political solution in Syria with Assad in power: Haley

US President Donald Trump has signaled a startling about-turn toward Assad, who many in the global community hold responsible for Tuesday's horrific events. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) did not mince words - or letters - when he remarked on Bashar al-Assad's flippant attitude toward President Trump on Sunday's "Meet the Press".

Author: 0 Trump Congratulates Erdogan after Narrow Referendum 'Victory'

Referring to previous remarks by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on future EU-Turkey ties, Schinas said: "We encourage Turkey to move closer to the European Union again and not to move even further and faster away from us". The European Commission said it has "taken note and examined attentively" the OSCE's report. "This country has carried out the most democratic elections, not seen anywhere in the West".

Author: 0 Cops: Killing of 4 White Men Was a Hate Crime

Police say Muhammed, who surrendered peacefully after shooting the three men, has told them he made a decision to kill "as many people as he could" after he was identified as a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Motel 6 security guard last week, the Fresno Bee reports .

Author: 0 H1B visa: MEA says in touch with USA, making assessment of impact

The numbers of jobs eligible for the two and four-year visa streams will be slashed, with 216 occupations ranging from antique dealer to fisheries officer to shoemaker axed from a list of 651 professions on the list. Mr Wall said the changes go against a commitment to increase innovation, and creates uncertainty for foreign companies looking to invest or do business in Australia.

Author: 0 Turkish opposition party files to have referendum voided

Sunday's vote gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "yes" camp a narrow win for constitutional changes that will abolish the office of the prime minister and convert Turkey's system of government from a parliamentary to a presidential one. According to observers from the OSCE and human rights body the Council of Europe, the procedures used in the referendum campaign and during the vote in Turkey did not meet worldwide standards.

Author: 0 Israel rejects negotiations with jailed Palestinian hunger strikers

Among them are detained leaders, legislator Marwan Barghouthi, and Karim Younis, who were transferred from solitary confinement in Hadarim to solitary confinement in al-Jalama prison. "It is to be emphasized that the (prison service) does not negotiate with prisoners". "It's like calling Assad a 'pediatrician". Arrested in 2002, he was later sentenced to 40 years in jail by an Israeli court after being convicted for directing lethal attacks on Israelis during the second intifada in the ...

Global Media United Nations court to rule in Ukraine's case against Russian Federation
Author: 0 United Nations court to rule in Ukraine's case against Russian Federation

Therefore "the conditions required for the indication of provisional measures" on whether Moscow had broken an worldwide convention on terrorism financing "are not met". But since it can take months for the ICJ to even decide to hear a case, Ukraine also sought interim protection measures, which were the basis for Wednesday's ruling.

Global Media Boris Johnson 'dismayed' at Russia's veto of United Nations resolution on Syria
Author: 0 Boris Johnson 'dismayed' at Russia's veto of United Nations resolution on Syria

However, this appears impossible with the recent confrontations between the countries over Syria, and the ongoing investigations of Russia's alleged interference in the United States presidential elections. I have absolutely no doubt we did the right thing. President Trump said Wednesday it's "unlikely" that Russian Federation had prior knowledge of Syria's plan to launch a chemical attack on its own citizens, but he did not rule out the possibility.

Author: 0 United Kingdom parliament approves June 8 general election

The election would enable the parties to "make our respective cases to the country and then to respect the result and the mandate it provides to give Britain the strongest possible hand in the negotiations to come". Meanwhile the Scottish National Party, which holds most of the seats in Scotland, is pushing its demands for a second referendum on independence in order to maintain close ties with the EU.

Author: 0 Hunger Strike Day 2: Number of prisoners on hunger strike reaches 1500

Israel's Public Security Minister, Gilad Erdan, had strong words for the strike's ringleader, Marwan Barghouti, saying he was "instigating mutiny and leading the hunger strike and that is a severe violation of the prison". It started on Monday to force Israeli prison authorities to provide more humane conditions for the inmates. "Some have been killed while in detention", he wrote.

Author: 0 Democrat Jon Ossoff almost pulls off upset in Georgia special election

Tom Price in the 6th congressional district. Jon Ossoff only got 48.1% of the vote, setting up a June election with Karen Handel, who got just under 20% to come in second out of 18 candidates. "Being a member of Congress and representing the sixth district is not being an extension of the White House". There are also race-specific factors that make Democrats' performance less sterling than they might make it out to be.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter Appearance At UC Berkeley Canceled Over Security Concerns

Last week, a rally supporting President Trump became a full-scale riot and in February, a speech by then-Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was shut down by rioters attacking the building. "Yes, it was officially banned", Coulter said, according to the report. They wrote: "UC-Berkeley, a publicly-funded university, first imposed a series of ridiculous requirements on the speech allegedly in the name of 'safety.' Coulter, we were informed, would be required to deliver her speech in the ...

Author: 0 Death toll in Sri Lanka garbage mound collapse rises to 27

Maj. On Monday, an operation to recover the missing was still ongoing with hopes of finding survivors fading, the BBC reports . "We had all plans in place to relocate the garbage dump at Meetotamulla". They brought the refuse in and made the place disgusting. He counted 23 of his neighbours among the dead. Shinzō Abe expressing his heartfelt condolences, and that of his government, and people, on the recent disaster at the Meethotamulla garbage dump in Sri Lanka which has led to loss of ...

Author: 0 Trump expected to visit PH for ASEAN meet in November

President Rodrigo Duterte will host nine of his ASEAN counterparts in an annual summit in Manila next week. As early as December past year, U.S. President Donald Trump had said he would come to the Philippines for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meetings in November, Malacañang said Wednesday.

Author: 0 Donald Trump signs order to end H-1B visa lottery system

In addition to addressing the visas issue, he also ordered a review of government procurement rules favoring American companies to see if they are actually benefiting, especially the USA steel industry. More than 25% of the high-paying baseball jobs go to foreigners under P-1 visas not subject to the H-1B visa caps, despite how Japan sharply limits the number of foreign players it allows to play in its major league.

Author: 0 European Concerns in Wake of Turkey's Referendum

Getting back to business as usual, his cabinet swiftly extended by another three months the already nine month state of emergency imposed after last July's failed coup. Kilicdaroglu said he respected the nation's will but the decision on unsealed ballots had overshadowed the results. "There is only one decision to ease the situation in the context of the law - the Supreme Election Board (YSK) should annul the election", the Dogan news agency quoted CHP deputy leader Bulent Tezcan as ...

Global Media Brighton earn Premier League promotion
Author: 0 Brighton earn Premier League promotion

Right-back and captain Bruno has been a virtual ever-present this season, but will be 37 in October and may struggle with the rigours of the Premier League on a weekly basis. Glenn Murray of Brighton and Hove Albion celebrates with Anthony Knockaert after scoring their first goal against Wigan Athletic at The American Express Community Stadium, April 17, 2017.

Author: 0 Mattis calls on U.N.-brokered end to Yemen civil war

United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrives in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for the first stop on his tour of Middle Eastern allies. Houthi rebels seized the capital Sana'a in September 2014 and continued to advance through the country, before the Yemeni army backed by the Saudi-led air campaign managed to regain the southern city of Aden, which now hosts the government and the presidential office.

Author: 0 Deadly shooting spree in California being called 'a hate crime'

Three people have been shot and killed in California by a gunman whom it is alleged had a dislike of white people and government. Muhammad is then believed to have walked on through downtown Fresno, shooting at another white person and missing, sparing two women in a vehicle who were Latina, and then fatally shooting two more white men, aged 37 and 58, all within less than two minutes before he was taken into custody by police.

Author: 0 Rouhani to run in Iran's election

In 2006, he was elected to the Assembly of Experts that has powers to choose the next supreme leader, and now sits on its board of directors. Ahmadinejad's candidacy also comes as Trump has threatened a reappraisal of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers and as fissures still linger inside Iran after his contested 2009 re-election, which brought massive unrest.

Author: 0 Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off

While Ossoff and national Democrats acknowledged that they hoped to win the seat outright Tuesday due to the crowded and fractured GOP field, Ossoff will likely enter the runoff with Handel as a slight favorite. She tried walking back her anti-LGBTQ past while announcing her candidacy for the Georgia 6th District race. Gerrymandering is the process of drawing district lines in order to favor the candidate of one party over the other, and Republicans got to do a lot of that by virtue of ...

Author: 0 General election: Labour MPs will not require re-selection

He said: "I hope that they [voters] will then go out and vote for those policies because that's what's going to make a difference in their pay packets, that's what's going to make a difference in their lives". And we want to know who you would vote for if Parliament votes in favour of this during a House of Commons vote tomorrow (18/04). If you want a Britain that is open, tolerant and united, this is your chance.

Global Media Processors concerned over government's surprise 457 visa changes
Author: 0 Processors concerned over government's surprise 457 visa changes

External affairs ministry spokesman Gopal Banglay said that India is examining consequences of the new policy in consultation with stakeholders. Yesterday the Federal Government made a sudden announcement of the "abolition" of the 457 visas, which brings temporary foreign skilled workers into Australia, in favour of two new temporary visas.

Author: 0 Russian Federation says United States strikes in Syria 'play into extremists' hands'

The change in direction comes in response to reports that Assad used chemical weapons against civilians, which President Trump said had crossed a line with him. "By proxy Russian Federation is responsible for every civilian death last week", Fallon, whose government voiced support for US President Donald Trump's decision to target the Syrian air base, wrote in the Sunday Times newspaper.

Author: 0 Russia, Iran warn US against new Syria attacks

Putin told Russian TV in an interview Wednesday that under Trump, the relationship between Washington and Moscow had "worsened". But he clearly wasn't counting on it. Trump had frequently called during the 2016 USA presidential election campaign for warmer ties with Putin, despite criticism from lawmakers in his own Republican Party.

Author: 0 Turkey: Main opposition party files for referendum annulment

Korun also said questions have arisen about the actual voting. Global monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the move undermined safeguards against fraud. Meanwhile, OSCE monitors were seen entering the Supreme Electoral Board headquarters. Referring to Erdogan, Allen warned that "history tells us that when you accumulate that much authority in one single person, it often doesn't go very well".

Author: 0 North Korea: Nuclear War With US May Be Near

The Clinton administration's dealings with North Korea over nuclear weapons were with Kim Jong Il, and in fact the crucial precursor to the deal they struck over nuclear weapons was negotiated with his predecessor, Kim Il Sung , the current North Korean leader's grandfather.

Author: 0 Afghan officials claim over 90 Isis militants killed in MOAB strike

Dawlat Waziri, spokesman for Afghanistan's Defense Ministry said. North Korea is a problem. Afghan officials had earlier said the bombing had killed 36 ISIS jihadists. However, former Afghan president Hamiz Karzai condemned the attack, saying that the United States was using their soil to test weapons. White House officials won't detail precisely when that visit will take place but say it will come "soon".

Global Media Three killed in California shooting spree
Author: 0 Three killed in California shooting spree

Muhammad kept walking but ran into the arresting officer at Divisadero and shouted "Allah Akbar" as he was taken into custody Chief Dyer said he does not believe Tuesday's attack was related to terrorism but appears to be a hate crime since all the victims were white men.

Global Media Massive iceberg draws tourists to tiny Canadian town
Author: 0 Massive iceberg draws tourists to tiny Canadian town

The iceberg-150 feet above the water at its tallest point-got stuck in the shallow waters off Ferryland, and it doesn't look like it's going to move anytime soon. 'When they come in along the shoreline, and go grounded, we are very happy about that, ' he said. Experts are attributing the increase in uncommonly strong counter-clockwise winds that are drawing the icebergs south, and perhaps also climate change, which accelerates the process by which chunks of the Greenland ice sheet break ...

Author: 0 Israeli Cancels Family Visits to Palestinian Prisoners on Strike

Some 1,300 inmates went on strike, the head of prisoner affairs for the Palestinian Authority, Issa Qaraqe, said Monday, noting that the number could rise. "The strike is politically motivated and includes unreasonable demands", he said in a statement released on his behalf. They were five counts of murder and membership in a terrorist organization.

Author: 0 North Korea Celebrates Big Holiday With Simulated Nuclear Strike On America

Tensions have escalated over North Korean moves to accelerate its arms programs, including developing an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the United States. But they said Russian Federation objected because a sentence in the draft expressing the council's commitment "to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the situation" dropped the words "through dialogue" that had been in previous statements.

Author: 0 Turkey's AKP eyes gradual Erdogan return to party after referendum win

Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, said the party filed a formal request seeking the referendum's annulment due to voting irregularities. Turkey's "yes" campaign was led by the governing AK Party and supported by the right-wing MHP. But he said the AKP would not hold a party congress until 2018, indicating Erdogan would not officially become its leader until then, despite widespread expectations that it would happen nearly immediately.

Author: 0 Turkey must investigate referendum doubts - European Commission

Observers from the Council of Europe and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the referendum campaign had been conducted on an "unlevel playing field". Erdogan's diplomatic spats with the Netherlands and Germany during the harsh campaign leading up to the referendum . Addressing a crowd of supporters from the steps of his palace in Ankara on Monday after most ballots from the weekend's voting showed a narrow 51.3 per cent victory for the "yes" campaign, Mr ...

Global Media US VP Warns North Korea of Testing Trump's Resolve
Author: 0 US VP Warns North Korea of Testing Trump's Resolve

In particular, between Trump's early calls for strategic partners such Japan and South Korea to cover more of the costs of supporting US troops on their shores, his decision to withdraw the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, and his administration's recent statements and actions in response to North Korea's nuclear weapons program, Trump has helped put the typically slow-moving and carefully managed geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific in flux.

Author: 0 International Monetary Fund raises 2017 global growth forecast to 3.5 pct

It kept the 2018 forecast for global economic growth unchanged at 3.6 percent. Activity is projected to pick up markedly in emerging market and developing economies because conditions in commodity exporters experiencing macroeconomic strains are gradually expected to improve, supported by the partial recovery in commodity prices, while growth is projected to remain strong in China and many other commodity importers.

Global Media China warns US, North Korea to cool aggressive posturing
Author: 0 China warns US, North Korea to cool aggressive posturing

In his annual New Year's address, Kim said that the country's preparations for an ICBM launch have "reached the final stage". In a live broadcast, a newsreader from North Korea's state-run television service called the new military hardware the country's "modernised strategic missiles".

Author: 0 Arkansas judge: Order guided by law, not execution views

That would be the most in the United States in as short a period since the death penalty's reinstatement in 1976. A federal judge granted a third inmate a reprieve on the basis that Arkansas can not kill him without violating a required review period because the state Board of Parole has recommended that Hutchinson offer the inmate clemency.

Author: 0 'I Shot Them,' Suspect In Deadly Fresno Shootings Tells Police

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dye said Muhammad's attacks were unprovoked, adding that they " had nothing to do with terrorism in spite of the statement he made ". He surrendered to police, telling an officer, "I did it". His then-public defender raised questions on whether Muhammad was mentally fit to stand trial, noting that on several occasions, he had "appeared eccentric with some weird beliefs" and appeared to have hallucinations.

Global Media Thousands evacuated from besieged Syrian towns
Author: 0 Thousands evacuated from besieged Syrian towns

Saturday's blast hit a convoy carrying residents from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya as they waited at a transit point in rebel-held Rashidin, west of Aleppo . Johnson said al-Assad's ally Moscow still had time to be on the "right side of the argument", in a Sunday Telegraph newspaper article. "When the explosion happened, I hugged them both and we fell to the floor", she said by telephone from near Aleppo .

Global Media Kim Jong-un inspects military parade at central square of Pyongyang
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un inspects military parade at central square of Pyongyang

Military analysts say the missiles could one day be capable of hitting targets as far away as the continental United States, although the North has yet to flight test them. The country's authorities are holding military muscle-flexing on the occasion of the national holiday - the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung , the founder and first president of People's Republic of Korea, generalissimo and author of the Juche idea.

Author: 0 U.S. 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance

Britain said on Sunday Russia bore responsibility by proxy for civilian deaths in Syria last week caused by a poison gas attack that Washington says was carried out by the Moscow-backed government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The massive strike - US President Donald Trump's biggest military decision since taking office - marked a dramatic escalation in American involvement in Syria's six-year civil war.