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Author: 0 Indonesia, Trump Administration Strengthen Economic Ties

To be fair, a version of these words is parroted by most Western leaders, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, when they visit Indonesia. Over the past six months, Indonesia has wrestled with mining giant Freeport McMoRan, demanding the company divest 51 percent of its shares in its Papua-based gold and copper mine, and has demanded that Google Inc.

Author: 0 Mattis explains: Where the USS Vinson carrier group is going

The U.S. Navy strike fleet headed by USS Carl Vinson was thousands of kilometers away from the Korean peninsula last weekend. When asked about the Carl Vinson's movement, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on April 10 the aircraft carrier was " on her way up there " and that the measure was "most prudent " but not based on a specific demand or signal.

Author: 0 White House downplays Australia tensions ahead of VP visit

Mr Pence flew into Sydney late yesterday accompanied by his wife and children, on the final stopover of his tour of key United States allies in Asia. Pence will meet with the prime minister on Saturday as part of his trip to Asia. Other countries involved in the TPP were Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, New Zealand, Singapore and Vietnam. "It is the earliest visit by a Vice-President in a term of a new administration in history".

Author: 0 Korea Celebrated Its Founder By Showing Off A Bunch Of Missiles

Goose-stepping soldiers and marching bands filled the square, next to the Taedonggang River that flows through Pyongyang , in the hazy spring sunshine, followed by tanks, multiple launch rocket systems and other weapons. "It suggests a commitment to this programme", said Joshua Pollack, editor of the Washington-based Nonproliferation Review. "We will respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and a nuclear war with our style of a nuclear attack", said Choe Ryong Hae as translated by the ...

Author: 0 US keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list

A 2015 law requires the Treasury Department to review the currency practices of major trading partners using three criteria, including exporting more than it imports to the USA, and persistently buying or selling its currency to change its value.

Global Media Le Pen Accused of Exploiting Paris Shooting Days Before Election
Author: 0 Le Pen Accused of Exploiting Paris Shooting Days Before Election

FN vice-president Florian Philippot responded to Cazeneuve on Twitter , saying the prime minister should "have resigned a long time ago for his incoherence and lack of rigour". The Champs Élysées gunman who shot and killed a police officer just days before France's presidential election was detained in February for threatening police but then freed, two officials told The Associated Press .

Author: 0 Trump's remarks on Korea history, Xi Jinping trigger backlash

The official told CNN that the United States had also seen an extraordinary number of Chinese military aircraft being brought up to full readiness through intensified maintenance. Those possibilities included defensive exercises or Chinese concerns over North Korea . On Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Beijing was "gravely concerned" about North Korea's recent nuclear and missile activities and even went so far as to praise the Trump administration.

Global Media China girds for provocation from North Korea as relations hit new low
Author: 0 China girds for provocation from North Korea as relations hit new low

The Trump administration has warned that it is considering a range of options to stop North Korea from developing the capability, including a preemptive military attack. North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency called the carrier's deployment "nothing but a reckless action of aggression to aggravate the tensions in the region".

Global Media North Korea threatens 'super-mighty' strike on US
Author: 0 North Korea threatens 'super-mighty' strike on US

On April 14, media reported that US President Donald Trump might order a strike against Pyongyang in a case of yet another North Korea's nuclear test. Pictures which appeared on social media this week purport to show Russian military vehicles and helicopters near Vladivostock in the Primorsky region.

Author: 0 British MPs overwhelmingly approve general election

May said the election is needed to stabilize her Conservative Party and the British government ahead of negotiations to leave the European Union. Earlier, Mr Corbyn dismissed Mrs May's argument that she needs a fresh mandate to deliver Brexit, and said it was "extremely interesting" that she had chosen to call an election as the Crown Prosecution Service prepares to decide whether to press charges against a string of Tory MPs over allegations relating to 2015 general election expenses.

Author: 0 Authorities: Tennessee student, teacher found in California

TBI Director Mark Gwyn said he's "facing a set of charges that should be keeping him behind bars for many years". Acting on the tip, Siskiyou County authorities located Cummins' vehicle early on Thursday morning and dispatched a special response team that found the pair several hours later, Giordano said.

Author: 0 Battle of Vimy Ridge remembered

A single British Army regiment also attacked the ridge with Canadians, not unlike the parade commemorating the battle 100 years later as soldiers from BATUS marched with their Canadian allies. The Germans would never regain the ridge. Let us remember those soldiers who sacrificed so much and let us strive always for a better understanding of our history and for peace.

Global Media China successfully launches its first robot space truck
Author: 0 China successfully launches its first robot space truck

While in China, Ms. Di Pippo observed from Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on 20 April the launch of "Tianzhou-1", China's first cargo spacecraft, to "Tiangong-2", China's space laboratory. The Chinese government lost contact with it past year. Communications with the earlier, disused Tiangong 1 experimental station were cut previous year and it is expected to burn up on entering the atmosphere.

Global Media On with the hunt: Parks & Rec event an Easter weekend tradition
Author: 0 On with the hunt: Parks & Rec event an Easter weekend tradition

Scott Walker and Wisconsin First Lady Tonette Walker announced Friday. "I thought of something, so like grab two at a time , so I could get like double, "says Woods". This year, 177 children registered for the event. The event will feature egg hunts , face paintings, giveaways, pony rides, jumpers and a picnic lunch.

Author: 0 Airstrike on Syrian town hit by chemical attack

If Syria carries out more chemical attacks, he said, "that is going to be clearly very damaging to US-Russian relations". U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson is then expected to deliver a message that the Kremlin faces global isolation if it stands by the regime in Damascus.

Global Media Israel not to negotiate with Palestinian hunger strikers: minister
Author: 0 Israel not to negotiate with Palestinian hunger strikers: minister

You can bet they wish they got the same treatment as the terrorists in Israeli prison. The issue of Palestinian prisoners and detainees held in Israeli prisons and detention centers transcends one of individual human rights; it is also one of collective rights of an entire people - the Palestinian people, who continue to be deprived of the right to self-determination and sovereignty - basic fundamentals of worldwide law.

Author: 0 Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speedh during his visit at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta , Indonesia, Thursday, April 20, 2017 . US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday the United States would honor a refugee deal with Australia, even though the Trump administration doesn't "admire" it.

Author: 0 Carl Vinson is sailing to Korea now -- it wasn't before

The New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing defense officials, that communication misfires fanned the incorrect statements that the warships were heading toward North Korea. US President Donald Trump the next day said: "We are sending an armada". South Korea's conservative candidate for president for its May election, Hong Joon-pyo, told The Wall Street Journal of the carrier mix-up: "What Mr.

Author: 0 China puts cruise missile bombers on 'high alert' amid North Korea fears

In a statement carried by Pyongyang's state-run newspaper, the North Korean government also warned that the U.S. Concerns are growing among the U.S., South Korea and their allies that the North is preparing for another nuclear test. Kim Jong-un has issued a stark warning to the USA, telling them that they face a "super-mighty preemptive strike " in an astonishing threat. Since entering office, President Donald Trump, like his predecessor, Barack Obama, has pressed China to use its ...

Global Media Paris Terror Attack Comes Days Before French Elections
Author: 0 Paris Terror Attack Comes Days Before French Elections

Security has been tight in the country, coming just days before the first round of France's presidential election on Sunday. The killer identified by French authorities was known to anti-terror police, sources told AFP . Ms Le Pen, widely seen as taking the hardest line on security, called for France to "immediately" take back control of its own borders from the European Union and deport all foreigners on a terror watchlist.

Global Media Fabio Borini hints Sunderland locker room problems source of relegation woes
Author: 0 Fabio Borini hints Sunderland locker room problems source of relegation woes

Moyes made four changes from the side that started last weekend's defeat to Manchester United, with by far the most notable seeing Khazri return to the starting line-up for the first time since October. Tough-tackling midfielder, Lee Cattermole used his programme notes to outline the seriousness of the situation and offer a final rally cry, saying: "The situation boils down to this - we have seven games left in which to give it everything to try and keep this club in the Premier League".

Author: 0 Canada's Not the Challenge for US Dairy, Trudeau Says

The president took issue with Canadian changes on milk classification that he said have put farmers in Wisconsin and NY state out of business. But Trump didn't stop there, also raising "what's happening along our northern border states with Canada, having to do with lumber and timber".

Author: 0 Ontario housing measures to deal with speculators, supply, rental issues

All but one of the eight cities to see home prices surge by at least 20 per cent annually in March were in Ontario, says Porter. "If we look at what economists are saying, look at what folks who are trying to buy a home are saying, it's really gotten to the point where it is out of control and we need to do something", she said.

Author: 0 Pence says US won't negotiate directly with North Korea - for now

The Yomiuri ShimbunA perspective of mutual benefit is called for in formulating a new Japan-U.S. economic framework. "I'm here to express the resolve of the people of the United States and the president of the United States to achieve that objective through peaceable means, through negotiations, but all options are on the table as we continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of South Korea", the vice president said.

Author: 0 Arkansas Executes First Prisoner in 12 Years

The execution began at 11:44 p.m., and Lee's eyes "began drooping" about a minute later, according to an Associated Press reporter who witnessed the execution. Arkansas' elected prosecutors have expressed frustration over the legal maneuvers that have halted several of the planned executions. The number of executions carried out in the United States fell to a 25-year low in 2016.

Author: 0 Students clash with police in Indian Kashmir protests

The authorities have announced that the Valley's colleges, universities and some higher secondary schools will remain closed for students also on Wednesday. Many were seen daring the forces to open fire. The students on call of Kashmir University Students Union-the oldest student body of Kashmir banned in early 90's- took out the protests from different colleges, in solidarity with the students of Degree College of Pulwama in south Kashmir.

Global Media UEFA gives suspended bans to Lyon and Besiktas
Author: 0 UEFA gives suspended bans to Lyon and Besiktas

Both clubs were fined €100,000 on Wednesday and banned from the next UEFA competition for which they qualify in the instance of repeat offences within the next two years. At the tie in France , up to 20,000 Turkish fans, the majority living in France or Germany , were intermingled among the 35,000 supporters of Lyon on top of the 3,000 fans from Istanbul situated in the visitors' section.

Author: 0 Paris shooting: second man sought by police

Shortly after the attack, ISIS claimed responsibility and praised the attacker, though they used a different name to identify the man that they believed was responsible. Melenchon said the best answer was to show France won't give into violence and he's going ahead with adrinks party for supporters in Paris . U.S.

Author: 0 S. Korea on Heightened Alert as Isolated North Readies for Army Celebration

The unannounced visit at the start of Pence's 10-day trip to Asia was a US show of force that allowed him to gaze at North Korean soldiers from afar and stare directly across a border marked by razor wire. "We will not rest and will not relent until we obtain the objective of a denuclearized Korean Peninsula", Pence continued and reassured Japan's leaders that the United States would continue to support them.

Global Media 139th White House Easter Egg Roll Offers Fun, Games To Kids
Author: 0 139th White House Easter Egg Roll Offers Fun, Games To Kids

In 1929, under President Warren G. Harding, the White House Easter Egg Roll was broadcast live for the first time, by the Washington D.C. radio station WRC. During a brief speech on the White House's Truman Balcony, Trump thanked those in attendance and remarked how the tradition "began a long time ago" in 1878.

Author: 0 In his own words: Text of Trump's latest complaints about Canadian trade

The U.S. president's surprise decision to call out Canada by name Tuesday put dairy farmers north of the border on notice that they are in America's fair-trade sights. Bernier says Canadians suffer more under supply management than Americans and if elected leader he promises to abolish the system. "Rules, regulations, different things have changed.

Global Media North Korea attempts but fails to launch missile, says South
Author: 0 North Korea attempts but fails to launch missile, says South

The failed launch occurred near Sinpo, on North Korea's east coast, and the missile blew up nearly immediately, according to the United States military. This year, however, the holiday also showcased what appeared to be long-range and submarine-based missiles: weapons the country has always been warned against possessing.

Author: 0 French police hunting second suspect after Paris attack

He was convicted in that attack and had a criminal record because of involvement in violent robberies. France has fully mobilised its security forces, including elite units, to ensure citizens' protection during this weekend's presidential election , following the fatal shooting of a police officer in central Paris.

Author: 0 View from Away: In North Korea, danger on parade

North Korea has conducted a series of ballistic missile launches in recent months in defiance of United Nations sanctions and concerns have been growing that it could soon conduct a sixth nuclear test after carrying out two previous year. When North Korea rolled out a few submarine-launched missiles for the first time over the weekend, some observers noticed that the trucks belonged to a Chinese company - Sinotruk.

Author: 0 United States again puts faith in China to rein in North Korea

North Korea was removed from State's list of state sponsors of terrorism in 2008 as part of a deal with former President George W. Bush's administration to scale back its nuclear weapons program. China is regarded as a major influence on North Korea and the USA has sought its support in influencing the rogue state. The possibility of a preemptive strike against North Korea for now seems to be an unlikely scenario as National Security Advisor H.R.

Author: 0 Champs-Elysees In Paris Reopens Following Deadly Shooting

French President François Hollande called the attack "of a terrorist nature", and said French security forces will be working to investigate the motive and any accomplices who may have played a role. A man questioned in Belgium after the Champs Elysees attack in Paris is wanted in a drugs case and has no link to the fatal shooting in France , Belgian prosecutors said Friday.

Global Media French candidates pledge to fight terror in cliffhanger election
Author: 0 French candidates pledge to fight terror in cliffhanger election

Shortly afterwards, French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon called for campaigning activities to be suspended. Jean-Dominique Giuliani of the Robert Schuman Foundation said both Fillon and Macron are too complacent with the status quo , calling the European Union planks of their platforms "unimaginative".

Author: 0 Orca birth called bittersweet

SeaWorld's vice president of veterinary services, Dr. Hendrik Nollens, it will be the last chance for researchers to study orca development in ways that can not be done in the wild. Backlash over the treatment of the animals and the conditions at the park led the company to scrap its orca breeding program at its 12 parks a year ago when they announced that the orcas at the park would be the "last generation".

Global Media Trump Hails Xi Push on North Korea, Backs Off on Currency Gripe
Author: 0 Trump Hails Xi Push on North Korea, Backs Off on Currency Gripe

Pyongyang said it may test missiles on a weekly basis, and warned of "all-out war" if the USA takes military action. The Trump administration has repeated that all options are on the table, which includes the possibility of military action, or a pre-emptive strike, if its current strategy of maximum pressure and engagement toward North Korea, namely through China, falls through.

Author: 0 Pence talks on trade in Japan overshadowed by threat of war

Edward Pence, who fought in combat in the Korean War with the 45th Infantry Division. While the U.S. moved an aircraft carrier to the Korean coast to intimidate Pyongyang, North Korea made a display of its missile strength and tested a missile which failed , though it was seen as an act of defiance.

Global Media CGBSE class 10 2017 results announced
Author: 0 CGBSE class 10 2017 results announced

The Chhattisgarh Board of School Education ( CGBSE ) High School Class 10 Results for 2017 have been declared today, April 21. CGBSE 10th result 2017 topper list: 8th- Satish Kumar- 96.50 %; 8th- Kshama Devi Rajput- 96.50 %; 9th- Sumit Nayak- 96.33 %; 9th- Tripti Dewangan- 96.33 %; 9th- Muskan- 96.33 %; 10th- Shreshtha Gupta- 96.17 %.

Author: 0 Valenzuela protests call for President to step down, 8 killed so far

Not so, Mr. Maduro's government insisted, accusing bakeries of hoarding flour to destabilise his government and using it in expensive cakes and pastries rather than cheap, subsidised bread. The OPEC country suffers from Soviet-style shortages of food and medicines and triple-digit inflation. Mr Maduro's opponents are pushing for his removal through early elections and the release of scores of political prisoners.

Global Media Palestinian prisoners just launched a mass hunger strike
Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners just launched a mass hunger strike

Barghouti was arrested in 2002, and is serving 5 life sentences plus 40 years for his role in multiple terror attacks, including sending out suicide bombers. Terrorist leader Marwan Barghouti, remains wildly popular among Palestinian Authority citizens despite being imprisoned for life. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the New York Times after the newspaper published an op-ed written by Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti .

Author: 0 Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

Baswedan, an academic, has been accused of abandoning his moderate Islamic values during the campaign by cozying up to hardliners in a bid to win the support of Muslim voters angered by Purnama's alleged blasphemy. Ahok faces up to five years in prison for insulting Islam if found guilty, but it is unusual in Indonesia for judges to sentence above the prosecutor's recommendation.

Author: 0 Donald Trump says Iran isn't meeting 'spirit' of 2015 nuclear deal

The 2015 agreement by Iran and six other world powers ended some of the sanctions that had punished and isolated Iran for its nuclear program but maintained others dealing with ballistic missile research, terrorism, human rights violations and money laundering.

Author: 0 FMCG, healthcare stocks pull Sensex down 82 points

NSE Nifty surged 47.25 points, or 0.51 per cent, to 9,183.65. The Sensex ended 57 points lower at 29,365 while Nifty slipped 17 points to settle at 9,119. Global markets appeared largely calm on Friday, the last day of trading before the first round of France's closely fought presidential election, with French bond yields hitting a three-month low and the euro treading water.

Author: 0 Gerard Coyne suspended by Unite on eve of Len McCluskey election battle

Voting in the election only ended on Wednesday and the suspension emerged even before the ballot papers were opened. It is understood Mr Coyne has been told the suspension relates to an investigation into whether he had brought the union into disrepute during his campaign to lead Unite.

Global Media Iran not 'living up to spirit' of nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran not 'living up to spirit' of nuclear deal

The Iran lobby, in particular the NIAC (National Iranian American Council) were calling for the approval and used the decision as proof that the nuclear deal is working. In Washington , Trump jjoined Italian Premier Gentiloni for a White House news conference at a tense time for Europe, which was reeling anew from a deadly attack in Paris on Thursday ahead of a pivotal presidential vote in France on Sunday.

Author: 0 Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall

More than a dozen Republicans - from recognizable names like Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa and Representative Mark Sanford of SC to backbenchers like Representatives David Young of Iowa, Matt Gaetz of Florida, Walter B. But during a town hall on Monday, Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) tried to make them so. Mnuchin said dynamic scoring could give Trump and Congress a US$2 trillion revenue cushion for the first major overhaul of the USA tax code since 1986.