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Author: 0 Strike kills 15, including 4 children, in Syria's Idlib

Still, Haley said the USA didn't see a peaceful future Syria with Assad in power. The White House says President Donald Trump spoke with Saudi Arabia's king about Syria and he "reaffirmed strong Saudi support for the United States' military strike against the Sayrat airfield".

Author: 0 Turkish PM warns opposition against street protests

Mehmet Hadimi Yakupoglu, the Republican People's Party's representative to the High Electoral Board, said the party had asked the board to annul Sunday's referendum "because we weren't able to ensure election safety". Trump also told Erdogan he cared about the friendship between Turkey and the U.S., and noted there were important things to do together. Thousands have protested in Istanbul and Ankara since Sunday's referendum, which has set into motion the transformation of Turkey's ...

Author: 0 As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia

News organizations around the world, including NPR , covered the statements by Trump and other officials in Washington about the Carl Vinson's deployment as though the ships were bearing down on North Korea. Pentagon chief Jim Mattis on April 11 said the Vinson was "on her way up" to the peninsula and President Donald Trump the next day said: " We are sending an armada ".

Author: 0 ISIS Death Toll from 'Mother of All Bombs' Hits 90

The Pentagon officials were not allowed to speak on the subject publicly, and requested anonymity, the Associated Press reported. He insisted there was no wider signal being sent by the bomb's use, and it was "simply the appropriate tactical moment against the proper target to use this particular munition".

Author: 0 Australia scraps temporary visa for skilled foreign workers

Both sides of politics have promised to tighten the rules around the issuing of 457 visas in recent years and adopted more nationalist postures about the need to protect Australian jobs. Now 95,758 people are in Australia on a 457 visa. Employers who hire foreign workers will have to contribute to a new training fund to support apprenticeships and traineeships.

Author: 0 No Lions place for England captain Dylan Hartley

Auckland-born Ben Te'o, also a midfielder and a former league player, has also been included, but there was no place for fiery hooker Dylan Hartley, of England, or Wales midfielder Jamie Roberts . The squad is heavy on power in both the forwards and at centre , a sign of how grueling Gatland and his coaching staff believe the tour will be.

Author: 0 Sasikala and Dinakaran ousted from AIADMK

Now under the scanner of Election Commission for allegedly bribing voters ahead of polling in the RK Nagar bypoll and then allegations of hiring a middlemen to lobby for the two-leaf election symbol, forced party cadre and public to ouster TTV Dinakaran from the party's functioning.

Global Media North Korea threatens 'nuclear justice' during massive military parade
Author: 0 North Korea threatens 'nuclear justice' during massive military parade

This matters because while North Korea regularly launches short-range missiles, it is also developing mid-range and long-range missiles meant to target US troops in Asia and, eventually, the USA mainland. Military vehicles carry missiles with characters reading "Pukkuksong" during the military parade in North Korean marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung.

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn: I can be next prime minister
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: I can be next prime minister

But Hartley-Brewer interrupted and cast doubt over Labour's chances at the snap election. Labour MPs will be re-selected as candidates for the general election in a move that stifles Jeremy Corbyn's ambition to give members a greater say in the future of local politics.

Global Media Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'
Author: 0 Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'

Thank you to the President for hosting this honorary celebration and for supporting our team for as long as I can remember. "Sean, need any help?" a mischievous-looking Gronkowski asked after emerging from a door behind the podium. Hernandez was acquitted just days ago of the 2012 shootings of two other men in Boston. Kraft was one of at least seven National Football League team owners who gave $1 million each to Trump's inaugural committee, a new fundraising report shows.

Global Media Violence escalates after Kashmir by-election day
Author: 0 Violence escalates after Kashmir by-election day

Pertinently, Chief Electoral Officer Jammu and Kashmir Shantmanu on Tuesday said that re-polling would be held at 38 polling stations of Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary constituency onApril 13. Earlier, it was scheduled to be held on April 12. The previous record for the low turnout was in 1999 when 11.93% voted. Even a poll booth was also set ablaze.

Author: 0 North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Pence reassures Japan

South Korea's acting president Hwang Kyo Ahn told a cabinet meeting on Tuesday that South Korea would strengthen its alliance with the United States and closely cooperate with China to rein in North Korea. On a 10-day Asia trip that will also take him to Indonesia and Australia, Mr Pence stressed that the USA hopes China will use its leverage to get its longtime ally North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons programme.

Global Media North Korea's missile launch fail
Author: 0 North Korea's missile launch fail

North Korea's weapons of war rolled through Pyongyang streets Saturday and it promised "nuclear justice" in response to any atomic attack as leader Kim Jong-Un mounted a spectacular show of strength. " We will respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and a nuclear war with our style of a nuclear attack ", Choe Ryong Hae said. "He is doing the wrong thing", he said of Kim Jong-un.

Global Media Trump congratulates Erdogan after victory in Turkish referendum
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Erdogan after victory in Turkish referendum

A mission of observers from the 47-member Council of Europe, the continent's leading human rights body, said the referendum, in which "Yes" votes to grant President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers narrowly won, was an uneven contest. " This referendum will forever remain controversial ", HDP deputy chairman Mithat Sancar told reporters. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) argued that Sunday's referendum vote in Turkey should be an global cause for concern.

Global Media Dam managers made missteps in handling crisis
Author: 0 Dam managers made missteps in handling crisis

The state refuses to release details of the three bids, contending “they contain design information that could cause a security risk if released.” Thus the public may never know the real reason why the spillways failed, forcing the two-day evacuation of 180,000 people downstream of the dam.

Global Media Zara Yanks Pepe The Frog Lookalike From Website
Author: 0 Zara Yanks Pepe The Frog Lookalike From Website

While another group of folks didn't see that much of the resemblance between Pepe and the frogs on the Zara skirt at all. Amazingly, though, this isn't the first, or even the second, time Zara has been blasted for releasing Nazi-themed ensembles over the years.

Global Media Erdogan death penalty vow likely to be tough sell in divided Turkey
Author: 0 Erdogan death penalty vow likely to be tough sell in divided Turkey

Supporters of the "no" vote protest in Istanbul , against the referendum outcome, Monday, April 17, 2017. That was the practice long before last July's aborted military coup, but since then, Erdogan has made it impossible for Turks to engage in any vigorous opposition or even independent political discourse.

Global Media Kyrgyzstan helping Russian law enforcers investigate St. Petersburg metro attack
Author: 0 Kyrgyzstan helping Russian law enforcers investigate St. Petersburg metro attack

Investigators said they suspect a 22-year old Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen, Akbardzhon Dzhalilov, of having detonated the bomb. The spokesman declined to name the suspect. Putin, who meeting with the president of Belarus at the Constantine Palace on the city's outskirts, offered condolences on national television. The blast raised security fears beyond Russian frontiers.

Author: 0 North Korea show of strength as USA tensions rise

It has warned of a nuclear attack on the United States in retaliation for any sign of aggression, a threat that has been made numerous times in the past. The parade, an elaborate display of the state's enormous power, involves tens of thousands of participants, from goose-stepping soldiers to crowds of civilians who have spent weeks perfecting their ability to wave plastic flowers in unison.

Author: 0 Russia-US relations put to test after strike on Syria

The feuding also played out at the United Nations, where Russian Federation vetoed a Security Council resolution to bolster calls for worldwide inquiries into the chemical attack. "We reaffirmed our position, it is a common position, that we are talking about an act of aggression, a flagrant violation of the principles of worldwide law and the UN Charter", Lavrov stressed.

Author: 0 Looters will have to return the loot, PM tweets over Mallya's arrest

Mallya, who arrived here in March a year ago and had his Indian passport revoked, would appear before the Westminster magistrates court later in the day, the sources said. Mallya had his passport revoked by the Indian government past year and has been living in the United Kingdom in what he termed "forced exile" in an interview with the Financial Times last May.

Global Media Facebook video murder suspect kills himself in Pa.
Author: 0 Facebook video murder suspect kills himself in Pa.

In a press conference on Tuesday, police walked the nation through the search and the final moments of Stephens' life. In the video, Stephens told Godwin the name of his girlfriend and said, "She's the reason that this is about to happen to you".

Author: 0 Panneerselvam's 'no' to Sasikala family for AIADMK unity

According to Panneerselvam, the war for justice would continue "till the main goal is achieved". Reciprocating the sentiments, the rival faction led by O Panneerselvam , chosen by Jayalalitha twice and the Governor once to officiate as Chief Minister, expressed willingness to merge with the rival faction and reclaim the "two leaves" symbol, key to AIADMK's electoral success.

Global Media BSF jawan who posted video on bad food gets axed for 'indiscipline'
Author: 0 BSF jawan who posted video on bad food gets axed for 'indiscipline'

The jawan , officials added, has been found guilty of violating several service norms, including making "false charges", shooting a video and posting it on social media. There was too much hue and cry from him in the video regarding poor quality of food served to soldiers. The BSF had recently rejected the voluntary retirement plea of Yadav.

Author: 0 Real Brexit talks will start only after June elections

The Brexit negotiations are expected to start in June. But Mr Corbyn told MPs Mrs May could not be trusted , after u-turning on her promise not to call an early election and accused her of running scared of TV debates during the campaign.

Author: 0 Trump's popularity test in Georgia

A voter casts a ballot in a special election in Atlanta, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. In his Congressional campaign, Jon Ossoff has generally said the right things, often appears to be positioned as a moderate, and has even suggested that he would not be "campaigning across the district talking about Donald Trump at every event".

Global Media Bharti dismisses Cong demand for her resignation after court
Author: 0 Bharti dismisses Cong demand for her resignation after court

The VHP and the other RSS affiliates have been steadfast that the mosque in Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Rama came up at the site where a Ram temple stood, which was razed by Babur. Kalyan Singh was the Chief Minister of UP in 1992 when the demolition took place and an accused in the case. "It stood in the Supreme Court and sought permission to run trial against Advani and others in the Babri Masjid demolition case", Prasad told reporters in Patna.

Author: 0 Corbyn welcomes PM's election move

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the Tories "see a chance to move the United Kingdom to the right, force through a Hard Brexit and impose deeper cuts" and added, "let's stand up for Scotland". Explaining her volte face, Mrs May told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "When it came to triggering Article 50, around that time it became clear the extent to which the opposition parties in Westminster were intent on what I would describe as frustrating the Brexit process".

Global Media Setback doesn't deter Arkansas plans for later executions
Author: 0 Setback doesn't deter Arkansas plans for later executions

On Monday, the Arkansas Supreme Court forbade Griffin from hearing death penalty-related cases, and referred him to the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission to discover if he violated a state code of judicial conduct. People gather at a rally opposing the state's upcoming executions, on the front steps of Arkansas' Capitol, Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark.

Author: 0 Khurshid raps govt. over 'premature hullaballoo' of Mallya's arrest

Mallya was arrested yesterday by Scotland Yard in London on an extradition warrant by India. Later Westminster Magistrates Court granted him bail on a 650,000 pound bond. As the Indian media thronged the court premises, Mallya was produced before the magistrate at 11am to begin the much-awaited export extradition request by the Indian authorities for the Rs 8000 crore fraud he allegedly committed.

Author: 0 North Korea shows video of simulated missile attack on USA city

The propaganda video, released by the state, includes frames of the American flag overlapped with an image of a cemetery. During the weekend, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson telephoned Chinese leaders to talk about tension with North Korea.

Global Media Pence promotes Trump's economic plans in Japan
Author: 0 Pence promotes Trump's economic plans in Japan

He visited South Korea earlier and will head to Indonesia after his stop in Japan. Pence said the USA trade deficit has more than doubled in the five years since the U.S. "The Chinese often express frustration with North Korea, and disappointment". Information for this article was contributed by Ken Thomas, Robert Burns, Jonathan Lemire, Gerry Shih and staff members of The Associated Press; by Justin Sink, Kanga Kong, Maiko Takahashi and staff members of Bloomberg News; and by Thomas ...

Author: 0 Early results show defeat for Jakarta's Christian governor

Residents of the Indonesian capital are electing a governor on Wednesday after a polarising campaign that undermined the country's reputation for practicing a tolerant form of Islam. "We celebrate diversity. We are all ready to work together again", he said. After an anti-Purnama protest a year ago turned violent, authorities are taking no chances and over 60,000 security forces had been deployed.

Global Media International Monetary Fund revises up 2017 global economic forecast
Author: 0 International Monetary Fund revises up 2017 global economic forecast

China's debt-to-GDP ratio rose to 277 percent at the end of 2016 from 254 percent the previous year, with an increasing share of new credit being used to pay debt servicing costs, according to an estimate from UBS. The post 2017: International Monetary Fund sees world economy on firmer footing appeared first on BusinessDay: News you can trust. It said that that the economic projections for the UK "points to a more gradual materialisation than previously anticipated of the negative effects ...

Author: 0 Canada unveils legislation to legalize cannabis

Of course, this doesn't mean our neighbors to the north will be legally lighting up any time soon. The government is intending the proposed legislation to also prevent profits from the production and sale of cannabis from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs.

Global Media Egypt police kill 7 suspected IS followers
Author: 0 Egypt police kill 7 suspected IS followers

Sisi ordered the armed forces to help police secure vital locations across the nation and declared a three-month state of emergency. A bomb at the church of St. He showed photos on his phone of the carnage: human remains, blood and shattered glass strewn across the floor of the church on one of the holiest days in the Christian calendar.

Author: 0 Allied Syrian groups form civilian council to run Raqqa

US -allied militias in northern Syria announced on Tuesday the formation of a civilian council to govern Raqqa after their planned capture of the city from Islamic State militants. Mattis later said at a press conference the US remains in solidarity with Ankara when it comes to fighting Islamic State militants and Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, but he made no mention of discontinuing the alliance with the YPG, the armed wing of Syria's Democratic Union Party, or PYD.

Author: 0 USA to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

Mattis did not identify the type of missile but said it was not of intercontinental range, meaning it could not reach USA territory. Days later, in response to a question about the warships, Trump told the Fox Business Network that the USA was "sending an armada, very powerful" to North Korea.

Author: 0 North Korea shows video of simulated missile attack on United States city

There is a simple geopolitical logic at play in China's approach to North Korea in that for centuries, the Korean peninsula formed the geographical bridgehead through which Japan sought to militarily challenge Chinese hegemony in Asia. The new administration has expressed a desire to peacefully resolve this issue, but the US will not back down from a fight if the North takes on a more aggressive approach.

Author: 0 UN Security Council adopts statement condemning NK missile launch

The U.S. provides extensive protection including almost 30,000 troops stationed in the South as well as military hardware. With North Korea ramping up its ballistic missile development and President Donald Trump vowing to rein in Kim Jong-un's regime, the success of missile defense efforts has taken on heightened importance in Washington .

Author: 0 Palestinians in Israeli prisons begin hunger strike

Palestinian officials said some 1,500 inmates affiliated with all political factions including rival Fatah and Hamas were taking part in the protest. "Decades of experience have proved that Israel's inhumane system of colonial and military occupation aims to break the spirit of prisoners and the nation to which they belong, by inflicting suffering on their bodies, separating them from their families and communities, using humiliating measures to compel subjugation", Barghouti wrote.

Author: 0 British Parliament Votes On Election

YouGov polling for The Times showed the swing from Labour to the Conservatives was expected to be bigger in Labour areas which voted to leave the European Union in last year's referendum. In her interview with the Sun on Wednesday, Mrs May said "political game playing" risked hampering her Brexit negotiations, with some opponents "trying to stop us every step of the way".

Global Media Lavrov says Russia, US agree strikes on Syria should not be repeated
Author: 0 Lavrov says Russia, US agree strikes on Syria should not be repeated

USA officials said that the missile strike was made against the facility from which the chemical attacks were carried out, as quoted by an earlier article by CNN . The U.S. accuses the Syrian government of deliberately launching the deadly chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun on April 4. It was Assad's first since the alleged April 4 chemical weapons attack prompted a United States cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base.

Author: 0 North Korea: Nuclear war may start any moment because Trump is 'crazy'

At the outset of their meeting, Pence reiterated to Abe his statement in South Korea that the United States has run out of patience with Pyongyang's moves. "But I would be concerned he would feel the need to react strongly, as he would not want to appear weak", Denmark added. Pence's economic discussions in Tokyo will be closely watched to see how hard a line Washington is prepared to take on trade.

Author: 0 Unilateral US action in North Korea 'highly risky': Lavrov

US Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese leaders began talks on Tuesday expected to focus largely on trade with America's anchor ally in the region, though tensions with North Korea loomed large. defense secretary James Mattis has briefed Congress on the option. His national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said the USA would rely on its allies as well as Chinese leadership to resolve the issues with North Korea.

Global Media Cops: Man kills 3 on street, says he 'hates white people'
Author: 0 Cops: Man kills 3 on street, says he 'hates white people'

Dyer says he believes Kori Ali Muhammad , who is black, was "proud" of what he did. The police chief of Fresno, California announced on Tuesday that the perpetrator of a mass shooting in the city - Kori Ali Muhammad - targeted his victims exclusively because they were white - even though he used the Islamic exclamation "Allahu akhbar" during his arrest.

Global Media Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3
Author: 0 Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

In February President Trump hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House for a joint press conference, during which Trump asked for Israeli settlements to be temporarily halted. "(Greenblatt) reaffirmed President Trump's personal interest in achieving a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians and his belief that such a peace agreement is not only possible, but would reverberate positively throughout the region and the world", said a statement from the USA ...

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.