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Global Media US VP Mike Pence reassures Japan of US resolve against North Korea
Author: 0 US VP Mike Pence reassures Japan of US resolve against North Korea

Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the USA rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump does not signal a US withdrawal from trade and economic development in the region. Pence also told gathered servicemembers from both USA and Japanese forces that Tokyo will "assume a larger role and responsibility" within its security alliance with Washington.

Global Media United States to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence
Author: 0 United States to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

Mr Trump has been pressuring China, North Korea's benefactor, to help defuse the situation, but has also warned that the United States will settle the issue alone if other countries will not help. Behind the heated rhetoric, Mr. Trump's strategy in the region looks somewhat similar to predecessor Barack Obama's - albeit with the added unpredictability of a new president who has shown he's willing to use force.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho explains how Manchester United stopped Chelsea

Conte accepted that his team "deserved" to lose and said the outcome of the match was his fault for failing to sufficiently motivate his players. Facing his former club, Mourinho rested top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic and charged Ander Herrera and Matteo Darmian with the task of man-marking Chelsea dangermen Eden Hazard and Pedro.

Global Media Ivanka Inc. goes to Washington
Author: 0 Ivanka Inc. goes to Washington

Some argue that the more her business broadens its scope, the more it threatens to encroach on the ability of two of President Trump's most trusted advisers to deliver credible advice on core issues like trade, intellectual property, and the value of the Chinese currency.

Author: 0 Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway US election: documents

Relations slid after Mr Trump dropped a bomb on Afghanistan , accused Moscow of "seizing Crimea by force" even though 99% of Crimeans voted in a referendum to join back Russian Federation, and launched a missile strike against Syrian Government forces on what many see was a chemical false flag attack.

Global Media Alabama Supreme Court upholds Chief Roy Moore's suspension
Author: 0 Alabama Supreme Court upholds Chief Roy Moore's suspension

The Court of the Judiciary ruled against Moore and suspended him from the bench through the end of his term, effectively ending his tenure as Chief Justice. Moore found himself in the latest controversy due to an order he issued to state probate judges in January 2016 that ignored federal court rulings regarding same-sex couples' marriage rights.

Global Media Stockholm suspect was failed asylum-seeker; 2nd man arrested
Author: 0 Stockholm suspect was failed asylum-seeker; 2nd man arrested

The Stockholm suspect, aged 39 and from the Republic of Uzbekistan, applied for permanent residence in Sweden in 2014, but his bid was rejected and he was wanted for disregarding an order for his deportation, Hysing said. Swedish police said they had not ruled out that the attacker could have had others helping him. Photos from the scene showed a beer truck sticking out of the department store, and Aftonbladet daily reported that Swedish beer maker Spendrups said one of its trucks had been ...

Author: 0 Russia: Talks with United States won't lead to immediate action

However, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said , 'That is not true, ' when CNN asked about US allegations that Russian Federation may be complicit. Two days after, the United States launched 59 cruise missiles against the Shairat military base in central Syria, where the United States believes that airplanes carrying chemical weapons took off.

Global Media Korea dismisses Trump's reported remark that it was part of China
Author: 0 Korea dismisses Trump's reported remark that it was part of China

USA imports, nearly all from China, shot up an estimated 166 percent previous year. While President Donald Trump has touted "America first" policies and vowed to put the nation's priorities above all others since his shocking victory in the 2016 election, the first daughter seemed to acquire tunnel vision when it came to her business interests, focusing on global expansion in the weeks before she accepted a role as special assistant to the president.

Author: 0 Washington says to review JCPOA

The US State Department must update Congress on Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal every 90 days. While negotiating the deal with its P5+1 partners - Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany - the administration agreed to leave off the table other issues of concern likely to have made reaching an agreement even more hard, including Iran's terror-sponsorship, ballistic missile activities, and domestic human rights abuses.

Global Media Mike Pence: Working With Allies to Put Pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 Mike Pence: Working With Allies to Put Pressure on North Korea

Japanese government, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is still reeling from the United States decision to drop the ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. As tensions rise over North Korea's nuclear program, President Trump continues to play his cards close to his vest. On April 17 North Korea's Vice-Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol told the BBC in Pyongyang, that despite worldwide condemnation and growing military tensions with the U.S., North Korea will "be conducting more ...

Global Media Paul Manafort to register with government as foreign agent
Author: 0 Paul Manafort to register with government as foreign agent

In Ukraine, Manafort aligned himself with former President Viktor Yanukovych, who came to power in 2010, but then was ousted in 2014 when demonstrations gripped the country. Vin Weber, who was directly involved in the Mercury Group's lobbying, said in a phone interview a year ago that Manafort had "approached" him about taking on the think tank as a client.

Author: 0 Petitions to cancel Turkey vote result rejected

The CHP, the largest opposition party in parliament, said on Wednesday it would never accept the legitimacy of the result of the referendum, raising the spectre of even withdrawing from the legislature. Erdogan has vowed to bring back the death penalty in Turkey defying warnings from Brussels that such would end the accession talks between Turkey and the European Union.

Global Media No tears over spilled milk as Canada fires back at Trump
Author: 0 No tears over spilled milk as Canada fires back at Trump

He added that the U.S. Schumer past year tried to intervene in the dairy dispute, which he said unfairly harms Cayuga Milk Ingredients, a milk processing plant near Auburn. In February - and after months of warnings from NY and federal lawmakers - Canada moved forward with a policy that makes it more hard for USA dairy producers to sell their products across the border.

Author: 0 North Korea tension: China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threats

MIKE PENCE: President Trump is a man of his word, and he has become a strong leader who is going to pursue the vital national interests of the U.S. And he has demonstrated an ability and willingness to use force when necessary. "The precarious situation deserves our attention and concern", Wang said, without directly referring to threats of strong retaliation threatened by US President Donal Trump if North?Korea?resorts to nuclear test.

Author: 0 Trump likely to loom in 6th district runoff

There, Democrat Francine Busby won 44% of the vote in the jungle primary - well ahead of Republican Brian Bilbray's 15%. Handel outperformed some of her polling numbers and finished a strong second, leaving 11 other Republicans, some of whom spent more ad money, behind.

Author: 0 The bad outweighs the good in Bruins' Game 3 loss

At the other end, Rask was fortunate when a blast by Mike Hoffman, seeking his third goal of the game, rang off the iron. CHICAGO (AP) - Pekka Rinne made 30 saves in his second straight shutout and picked up two assists, helping Nashville pound Chicago for a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series .

Author: 0 More Than 1000 Palestinians In Israeli Prisons Go On Hunger Strike

The strike has been called for by prominent Palestinian prisoner and leader Marwan Barghouti, who is now serving a life sentence over his role in the second Palestinian intifada - or uprising. Barghouti's call for the strike has given it added credibility, with the 57-year-old serving five life sentences over his role in the second Palestinian intifada or uprising.

Author: 0 Australia toughens up citizenship test

For those who are already in Australia under the 457 visa programme, they will not be affected by the change. "Hear it here first - we're putting jobs first and we're putting Australians first by abolishing 457 visas". However, likely hoping that most people won't read past the initial headline, in his statement today, Malcolm went on to say that the 457 visa will be replaced by "a new temporary visa, specifically created to recruit the best and brightest".

Global Media Central Intelligence Agency searching for insider who leaked Vault 7 to Wikileaks
Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency searching for insider who leaked Vault 7 to Wikileaks

The CIA did not state publicly how or when the information was stolen. Although the stolen material was classified and secured, the network claims hundreds of workers had access to the data. WikiLeaks has said it obtained the CIA information from former contractors who worked for US intelligence. "It is time to call out WikiLeaks for what it really is: A non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors like Russia", Pompeo said while speaking to the Center for Strategic ...

Global Media North Korea puts its might on parade
Author: 0 North Korea puts its might on parade

But North Korea's provocative actions and actions such as preparing for a nuclear test or a long-range missile launch will only further aggravate the tensions and the conflict. South Korea's military also detected the failed launch. Trump has dispatched the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and an accompanying battle group to the Korean peninsula.

Global Media Religion and politics mix as Jakarta votes
Author: 0 Religion and politics mix as Jakarta votes

Purnama won the first round of voting for governor in February in a three-way race. Purnama, who is commonly known by his Chinese nickname "Ahok", took over as governor after his predecessor Joko Widodo vacated the position following his victory in the 2014 presidential race.

Global Media US Supreme Court blocks execution
Author: 0 US Supreme Court blocks execution

The Arkansas Department of Corrections had, nevertheless, prepared for Davis' execution Monday night while lawyers for the state asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the death sentences to be carried out. Arkansas' next executions are scheduled to be held the evening of April 20. A medical supply company come forward to state that Arkansas had misled them said it had misled them by stating that the drug would be used for medical purposes, not executions.

Global Media Trump set to sign 'buy American, hire American' order
Author: 0 Trump set to sign 'buy American, hire American' order

Trump signed the "Buy America, Hire America" order on Tuesday night during a visit to a tool factory in the USA state of Wisconsin, reported CNN . President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that seeks to make changes to a visa program that brings in high-skilled workers.

Global Media China Defends Trademark Grants For Ivanka Trump Products
Author: 0 China Defends Trademark Grants For Ivanka Trump Products

Jared Kushner , Ivanka's husband and the president's son-in-law, recently oversaw preparations for Xi Jinping's visit to Trump's private membership club in Florida. Since President Donald Trump took office, four trademarks for Ivanka's brand have also been granted the initial approval, AP reported . Last month, for instance, it was revealed that he received preliminary approval for trademarks in China covering a full range of apparel, from men's suiting and wedding dresses to halter tops ...

Author: 0 China criticizes North Korea, praises USA on nuclear issue

He also said North Korea believed its nuclear weapons protect it from the threat of military action by the United States. During the large scale military parade new missiles and military hardware were wheeled out in front of the North Korean public "in a show of military strength", according to US today.

Author: 0 Trump congratulates Erdogan on winning Turkish constitutional referendum

The vote - contested by opposition parties - gives Erdoğan broader powers to appoint ministers and top judges, as well as takes away the position of prime minister, transferring executive power to the president. But the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe said the vote took place on an "unlevel playing field" and that "fundamental freedoms essential to a genuinely democratic process were curtailed".

Global Media French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally
Author: 0 French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

Le Pen also expressed her intent to impose a moratorium on long-stay visas in order to solve France's migration issue and abolish the right for French citizenship for people born and grown up in the country. Macron is now the favourite to become French President and has been edging ahead on the polls to win in the first round of voting. An exit from the European Union could also be on the horizon under a Mélenchon government, as he would put the country's membership to a referendum.

Author: 0 Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump, opposition

While Democrats can savor the moral victory of almost snatching a seat outright in a Republican stronghold, they will need to translate anti-Trump fury and substantial fundraising into concrete ballot-box results if they are to mount a viable comeback.

Author: 0 Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. "We will defeat any attack and meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective American response", the Vice President said , to applause from the hundreds of USA and Japanese soldiers gathered on the deck.

Global Media China says Interpol red notice issued for tycoon Guo Wengui
Author: 0 China says Interpol red notice issued for tycoon Guo Wengui

Guo, who is believed to be in London, has been linked to Ma Jian, a former deputy head of China's intelligence service who was charged with corruption in February. That may have explained why the program came to an abrupt end 80 minutes later, well before the scheduled three hours was up. Guo allegations have highlighted "the real issue that corruption unfortunately appears to be in the DNA" of China's system, Bishop said.

Author: 0 Dinakaran hints at quitting party post

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Tuesday ruled out any unity in the AIADMK until the now jailed VK Sasikala and her family was ousted from the party. The Delhi Police said that all airports, sea ports have been alerted with Dinakaran's details, adding that immigration officials have been directed to alert police if Dinakaran tries to board a flight.

Author: 0 Protests in South Africa against ZUMA

Zuma fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan , who pushed for budget restraint and improved management at state companies, in a cabinet reshuffle on March 31, igniting South Africa's worst political crisis in nearly a decade and sparking calls from top officials for him to resign.

Global Media Jacksonport: Easter Egg Hunt on April 15
Author: 0 Jacksonport: Easter Egg Hunt on April 15

The Easter Bunny will be hopping by the Delphos Public Library from 9:30-11 a.m. on April 15 to visit with children ages 0-8 for breakfast and activities that include face painting, egg hunt and games. At 11 AM the big hunt began. Easter Sunday - a day that, for many, that marks the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ - is typically a day filled with joyful celebrations.

Global Media Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform
Author: 0 Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform

The order tasked four department heads (including the secretary of labor who has yet to be confirmed) to suggest reforms to ensure H-1B visas are given to the "most-skilled or highest paid" petitioners. India accounts for the highest pool of qualified IT professionals, whose services go a long way in making American companies globally competitive. Every year, the U.S.

Global Media At least 16 killed in Colombia floods
Author: 0 At least 16 killed in Colombia floods

In addition, 75 homes have been damaged or destroyed and 23 people injured. There, at least 323 people including more than 100 children were killed when heavy rain caused three mountain rivers to flood on March 31, hurling a tidal wave of mud and boulders into the city.

Author: 0 Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

Trump on Tuesday responded to appeals for help from the dairy industry during an event in Wisconsin, where he also renewed his complaints about the North American Free Trade Agreement. "We have actually allowed more imports of dairy products into our country as a percentage (of GDP) than they have in theirs", he added. Canada denies that its dairy policies cause losses for US dairy farmers.

Author: 0 Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

So-called quick counts of the votes show his opponent Muslim Anies Baswedan will win by a margin of around 15 per cent. Either way, Jakarta's outcome is likely to point to an uglier campaign in 2019, Dr Mietzner and Basuki said. The ugly election campaign in Jakarta is bound to put more pressure on religious minorities and more strains on overall interfaith relations. While Indonesia's national motto is "unity in diversity" ( Bhineka Tunggal Ika ) the hardline Islamic community within ...

Author: 0 New Zealand: Cyclone Cook makes landfall

People should be prepared to change their travel plans if necessary as driving could become hazardous during the severe weather period. "This is a very significant event and is likely to produce widespread flooding, [land] slips and wind damage, including to powerlines, and may even lift roofs and bring down large trees", Metservice said.

Author: 0 Tillerson: Iran is "Leading Sponsor of Terror", US Reviewing Lifting of Sanctions

But, Robbin, now a national security analyst with the American Foreign Policy Council, a Washington research group, said he did not foresee the Trump administration withdrawing completely from the nuclear deal. is carrying out a comprehensive review of its policy towards the country. On February, Trump had described the nuclear deal with Iran as "the worst" agreement ever negotiated, calling the Islamic Republic the number one terrorist state in the world.

Author: 0 China defends N Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday during his visit to Japan that the US will not relent until it ensures the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons. "I don't want to telegraph what I'm doing or what I'm thinking", he said. He said that an "all-out war" would result if the United States took military action.

Author: 0 United States steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russian Federation talks

But the cancellation of tomorrow's meeting, which came after discussions with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, led to him being criticised as " Washington's poodle", an attack dismissed by the Foreign Office. "The failure related to the recent strike and the recent bad chemical weapons attack in large measure is a failure on Russia's part to achieve its commitment to the worldwide community", Tillerson said in an interview aired on ABC on Sunday.

Global Media Pence says U.S. set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea
Author: 0 Pence says U.S. set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

During a visit to the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea yesterday, Pence pointed to the new president's recent strikes on a Syrian airbase and an Islamic State complex in Afghanistan as a warning to Pyongyang not to underestimate the administration's resolve.