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Author: 0 France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

For many, the USA strikes on a Syrian air base two days later were a satisfying response and long overdue in a protracted, deadly civil war that has left millions of families shattered, Daesh emboldened and Assad seemingly immune. But doubts began to emerge soon afterward that not all such armaments or production facilities were declared and destroyed. Dan Kaszeta, a United Kingdom -based chemical weapons expert, said the Israeli estimate appeared to be conservative, but nonetheless was ...

Global Media Pence: No negotiations with NK 'at this time'
Author: 0 Pence: No negotiations with NK 'at this time'

His remarks also coincided with an embarrassing USA admission on Tuesday that an aircraft carrier Trump said 10 days ago was sailing to waters off the Korean Peninsula was in fact heading in the opposite direction. used any cyber or electronic technology to sabotage Sunday's North Korean missile test. He said the Trump administration would work with ASEAN on security issues, trade and freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.

Author: 0 Jadhav row: India scraps talks with Pak coast guards

Pakistan military court on April 10 announced death sentence to Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav for his alleged role in sabotage and espionage activities. India said it has sought consular access to Jadhav 13 times earlier, but the permission was refused each time. Former defence minister Manohar Parrikar has said Pakistan is playing a "dangerous game" in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death in the neighbouring country on charges of spying.

Author: 0 TTV Dinakaran concedes defeat as AIADMK shuns out him and Sasikala

There has been a move from both factions to reunite the party factions on a plan accordingly, O Panneerselvam to be the party's general secretary and E Palanisamy to remain CM. The two warring camps of AIADMK recently fought over the the party symbol, which was eventually freezed by the Election Commission. "I have no regrets because I don't have any expectations", he told the reporters.

Global Media Yamuna damage: NGT slams Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for alleging bias
Author: 0 Yamuna damage: NGT slams Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for alleging bias

NGT has slammed Art of Living over Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's statement, calling it "shocking". "Yesterday, Sri Sri said that if any damage has been caused to the environment by the huge three-day cultural festival he held on the banks of the River Yamuna in Delhi past year, it is the government and the court who should take the blame, because they allowed the event".

Author: 0 Edappadi Palaniswami to remain Tamil Nadu chief minister, says senior AIADMK leader

Speaking to reporters here he said: "Due to some unknown fear, the ministers have taken the decision". Meanwhile, reports emanating from the OPS camp said that they welcomed the decision to sack TTV and Sasikala from the AIADMK party. He was apparently referring to the possible angst in the party following income tax raids at Health Minister C Vijayabaskar's premises ahead of the assembly bypoll to the RK Nagar seat which was countermanded following allegations of bribing and inducement of ...

Author: 0 Behind The Scenes Footage Of Ronaldo Celebrating His Hat-Trick Vs Bayern

But it threatened to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit as Robert Lewandowski's penalty and Sergio Ramos's own goal either side of Ronaldo's first took the game to extra time at the Santiago Bernabeu. Chile midfielder Vidal directly blamed Kassi for their defeat. I want a hug from Zinedine Zidane. "There is a lot of anger ". Pic: Getty ImagesThe Bayern Munich forward was furious with the decisions that went against his side as Real Madrid advanced to the last four of the competition.

Global Media North Korea warns 'thermonuclear war may break out at any moment'
Author: 0 North Korea warns 'thermonuclear war may break out at any moment'

Noting Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said , "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve", or the USA armed forces in the region. The vice-president earlier visited Camp Bonifas, a military installation near the DMZ, for a briefing with military leaders. Vice President Mike Pence at the truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea, April 17, 2017.

Global Media US Vice President Pence kicks off economic talks with Japan
Author: 0 US Vice President Pence kicks off economic talks with Japan

The country's deputy foreign minister, Han Song-Ryol, told the BBC that Pyongyang would continue to test missiles "on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis". The White House said it based its statements on guidance from the Defense Department. Ms Bishop said the Trump administration would prioritise "creative" options to cease North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, signalling a change of approach from that of former president Barack Obama.

Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India retaliates by ending bilateral talks

He confessed before a magistrate and the court that he was tasked by the Indian intelligence agency to plan, coordinate and organize espionage and sabotage activities aiming at destabilising and wage war against Pakistan by impeding the efforts of law enforcement agencies for restoring peace in Balochistan and Karachi.

Global Media Vice President Mike Pence praises Indonesia's democratic, tolerant values
Author: 0 Vice President Mike Pence praises Indonesia's democratic, tolerant values

United States Vice-President Mike Pence , warning North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programmes, has promised an "overwhelming and effective" response to any attack on the U.S. In Beijing, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made a fresh appeal for calm. The U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement Wednesday that the USS Carl Vinson strike group is heading to the western Pacific "as a prudent measure".

Author: 0 Trump signs order for firms to 'Buy American, Hire American'

Indian nationals are the largest group of H-1B recipients annually. None responded to requests for comment . President Trump signed the order during an event at the headquarters of Snap-on, a Kenosha, Wis. But he said some ideas could make the system ineffective, such as requiring advertisement of job openings for long periods to prove the unavailability of US workers.

Author: 0 Venezuelan protests against government leave three dead

There were no other details immediately available. It has been reported that tear gas canisters used by the military in last week's protests allegedly have been expired for years, which may cause serious health adverse effects on people. "This is like a chess game and each side is moving whatever pieces they can...." Thirteen percent of Venezuelans said they rated their lives positively enough to be considered "thriving", as opposed to 28 percent who said they were "suffering".

Author: 0 Labour leader says United Kingdom election 'establishment vs people'

Most anti-Corbyn Labour MPs are determined that the leadership doesn't get to pin on them what they're convinced will be a bad defeat. In an effort to try and win over support from these voters the Party is mulling a plan for a second referendum as part of its election manifesto , the Times has reported.

Global Media French Candidates Take Aim at Macron
Author: 0 French Candidates Take Aim at Macron

With four days until Sunday's first round of the presidential election, candidates blanketed the country ahead of the nail-biting election. Le Pen and Macron have jostled for the lead in opinion polls , with conservative candidate Francois Fillon third and far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon fourth.

Global Media GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized
Author: 0 GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

General Motors GM.N said on Wednesday that Venezuelan authorities had illegally seized its plant in the industrial hub of Valencia and vowed to "take all legal actions" to defend its rights. It is oil-rich but cash-poor. Ford lost even more in Venezuela that same year. CNN Money said GM Venezolana has operated in Venezuela for 70 years, employing about 2,700 workers there.

Author: 0 Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump

Even though this is an area that Trump carried by less than 2 points in November - after Mitt Romney won it handily in 2012 - Price won re-election easily each year. Ossoff received 48.1% of the vote, shy of the 50% he needed to win outright. Trump repeatedly criticized Ossoff's record before Tuesday's vote, casting a runoff there as a victory for Republicans.

Author: 0 Trump advisers: United States seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive US actions against Syria were not permissible and violated global law, the Kremlin said. Their comments highlight the degree to which questions remain about the nature of USA policy in Syria after President Trump authorized missile strikes against a government air base believed to have been involved in the deployment of chemical weapons against civilians last week.

Global Media Australia to add 'values' test to citizenship exam
Author: 0 Australia to add 'values' test to citizenship exam

The program has become mired in controversy with allegations the visa was being misused by employers to import workers on the cheap, not to fill genuine skill shortage . The majority of the visa holders under this category were from India, accounting nearly a quarter of the intake. The visa programme is now used by nearly 100,000 foreign workers.

Author: 0 Georgia special election result lets both sides claim victory

In this format, if one candidate gets 50 percent of the vote, he or she wins the election outright. Having allowed Democrats and progressive groups to almost steal a march on them in what should have been a relatively safe district, Republicans put up an Election Day response that barely snagged them a runoff in Georgia's 6th congressional district .

Author: 0 Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

According to Palestinian media reports , Zomlot spoke with Michael Ratney, the diplomat now in charge of the Israeli-Palestinian file at the State Department, about the reasons for the hunger strike and the demands raised by the prisoner leaders.

Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez Death Scene Details: Blood, A Bible & A Chilling Message!

State police were investigating the circumstances of the death of the former rising star in the National Football League, and a coroner was performing an autopsy on Wednesday. Last week, Hernandez was acquitted of all but a gun charge in a lengthy trial in the 2012 shooting deaths of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu. Hernandez's appeal had not yet been heard.

Global Media Pence sends warning to N. Korea aboard USS Ronald Reagan in Japan
Author: 0 Pence sends warning to N. Korea aboard USS Ronald Reagan in Japan

North Korea on Thursday accused the USA of escalating tension in the Korean peninsula by sending Vice President Mike Pence to Seoul, where he warned Pyongyang not to test the resolve of President Donald Trump's government. The Japan-U.S. "economic dialogue" - the idea for which emerged after the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump - is aimed at discussing trade policies and economic cooperation between the world's largest and third-largest economies.

Author: 0 Theresa May accuses opposition leaders of seeking to divide UK

UK Prime Minister Theresa May today (18 April) announced she will call a snap general election for 8 June. Mr Dunne added: "We need a strong, stable leader to chart us through these choppy waters ahead and the only time she could have a general election to give a strong mandate as prime minister is now".

Author: 0 Russia Vetoes United Nations Probe of the Syria Gas Attack

Tillerson said President Donald Trump's administration was of the view that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "cannot stay in power". Last week's poison gas attack and the USA retaliation upended what many in Moscow hoped would be a transformation in relations between the two countries, which reached a post-Cold War low under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama.

Global Media United Airlines debacle: Was a 'random' computer search really to blame?
Author: 0 United Airlines debacle: Was a 'random' computer search really to blame?

David Dao was filmed being dragged off the overbooked flight at Chicago O'Hare airport, bloodied and screaming, in a video that was watched millions of times online. Dao was being treated for his injuries at a Chicago hospital. The family "wants the world to know that they are very appreciative of the outpouring of prayers, concern and support they have received", Golan said.

Global Media As the political cost declines, so will Canada's supply managed dairy market
Author: 0 As the political cost declines, so will Canada's supply managed dairy market

Canada denies that its dairy policies cause losses for USA dairy farmers, and blames instead overproduction by the United States and globally, which the highly regulated Canadian system avoids. "We thank President Donald Trump for speaking out in Wisconsin against the harmful pricing policy Canada implemented in an effort to stifle competition with the United States", said Jim Mulhern, president and CEO, National Milk Producers Federation, in a statement.

Author: 0 Trump 'creating a war situation' says North Korean official at huge parade

President Trump had warned the isolated regime to avoid nuclear or missile tests or face unspecified consequences. He said analysts are noting who is standing beside Kim Jong-un - on his right, the country's second-highest ranking official, who heads the military, and on his left, the country's premier.

Global Media Syrian regime used Sarin or similar chemical agent in Idlib attack: watchdog
Author: 0 Syrian regime used Sarin or similar chemical agent in Idlib attack: watchdog

Spicer had to later clarify that if the barrel bombs-a weapon routinely used by Syrian forces-contained chemical agents, then a military response would be possible. AP said the officials spoke on condition of anonymity under military briefing rules. The attack in the northwestern town of Khan Sheikhoun woke hundreds of civilians in the early hours of April 4 .

Author: 0 US Didn't Have Its Aircraft Carrier Anywhere Near North Korea

U.S.S. Carl Vinson sailing Saturday in between the coasts of Indonesia and Australia - a hell of a long way from North Korea. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer insisted Wednesday that President Donald Trump didn't mislead or misspeak when he indicated last week that an "armada" was steaming toward North Korea in a show of US military might.

Author: 0 South Africa opposition unites against Zuma

A group of EFF activists carried a coffin draped in the South African flag. Attempts to get comment from the Presidency have gone unanswered, but the president will most likely not be there as he is expected to join members of the ANC in Kliptown, Johannesburg , to celebrate his birthday.

Global Media Fox News sacks Bill O'Reilly over sexual harassment cases
Author: 0 Fox News sacks Bill O'Reilly over sexual harassment cases

Accusations of his behavior toward women started surfacing in 2004 but things really turned against O'Reilly when similar accusations forced Fox News Founder Roger Ailes out of office. Even if there's some disruption in ad rates or spots, he said, there's a "massive backstop" in those payments, which are long-term deals. "Like him or not, a lot of people watched him".

Author: 0 Australia PM Turnbull puts free trade deal with India on backburner

Turnbull later met Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao and left for Australia from Mumbai airport in the afternoon, a state government official said. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) has emerged as Australia's main opportunity to bolster its trade prospects after US President Donald Trump pulled out of another, broader, trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, after taking office in January.

Author: 0 Tillerson declares the Iran nuclear deal a failure

Though there was no sign the Trump administration meant to walk away from the deal, Tillerson twice cautioned that if left unchecked Tehran could become a threat like North Korea, which is also under pressure over its nuclear ambitions. At the time, officials stressed that a violation of the UN Security Council resolution on Iranian ballistic missile activity would not impact the Iran nuclear deal.

Global Media Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia
Author: 0 Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia

Pence issued the warning during a joint news conference Monday after his meeting with South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn amid growing tensions over the North's nuclear and missile programs. Mattis did not identify the type of missile but said it was not of intercontinental range, meaning it could not reach US territory. Pence, formerly the governor of the state of IN, also lauded Toyota and other big U.S.

Global Media Jamaican-born British Olympian dies in St Andrew bike crash
Author: 0 Jamaican-born British Olympian dies in St Andrew bike crash

He was pronounced dead on the scene. Mason won Britain's first athletics medal of the Beijing Games, finishing second behind Russian Andrey Silnov. As the news emerged, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness tweeted: "Our honest condolences to the entire sporting fraternity".

Author: 0 Facebook Murder Suspect Takes His Own Life After Police Chase

Stephens was wanted in five states for the murder of Robert Godwin, 74, on Easter Sunday in Cleveland. Police would not speculate on what was behind the killing, but videos Stephens posted showed him talking about losing everything he had to gambling and trouble with his girlfriend.

Author: 0 Europhiles see chance of revival in Brexit election

May, Britain's second woman prime minister, also has strong popular support for her handling of the political natural disaster unleashed by Brexit. The election announcement caused a rally in the pound, which had fallen since the Brexit vote, amid speculation that May will be returned with a stronger mandate.

Author: 0 India to Trump: America still needs our tech workers

Speaking ahead of signing the order at the Kenosha, Wisconsin headquarters of tool maker Snap-on Inc., Trump claimed that no administration has accomplished more in the first 90 days on military, on the border, on trade, on regulation, on law enforcement and on government reform, than his.

Author: 0 Good squad but pressure on Lions, says All Blacks coach Hansen

If there was heartache for Hartley, there was set to be uproar in Scotland. Scotland have just two representatives in Stuart Hogg , a likely starter at full-back, and fellow back Tommy Seymour . "We felt there's continued improvement in him as a player and that Rory and Ken had great Six Nations". In the 2013 tour, nine players were summoned as injury cover so all is not lost for those who missed out.

Author: 0 United States accuses Iran of 'alarming ongoing provocations'

Fearing a Trump suspension of the agreement, Iranian leaders have warned that if any terms are breached by the United States, it will immediately return to nuclear weapons research. Mattis told reporters that Iran is a foremost concern for the US and Saudi Arabia alike. Obama administration officials, while selling the nuclear deal to Congress, vowed that Iran would roll back its nefarious activities if it received relief from sanctions.

Author: 0 All options need to be explored to rein in North Korea

Meanwhile, US Vice President Mike Pence reiterated his country's commitment to guarantee the security of Japan in facing North Korea's threats. The United States will enhance its military presence in the Asia Pacific region amid growing threat emanating from North Korea, US Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday.

Global Media Mexico USA in Joint Bid
Author: 0 Mexico USA in Joint Bid

On Tuesday the heads of the national soccer federations of the U.S., Mexico and Canada came together to announce they've launched a joint bid to host the 2026 tournament across all three nations. But, as Sunil Gulati said, it feels the bid is stronger with three countries on board, and it has the ability to bring the nations closer together, at a time when political relationships between the United States and Mexico are not strong.