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Author: 0 How the Region will remember Vimy Ridge

An estimated 20,000 Canadians were in attendance. Soldiers stand next to boots dropped off the lawn, during a commemoration ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial. French President Francois Hollande and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau led commemorations on Sunday marking the centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in northern France in which over 3,500 Canadian soldiers were among the dead.

Global Media IS death toll hits 90 from huge USA bomb in Afghanistan
Author: 0 IS death toll hits 90 from huge USA bomb in Afghanistan

A security official stands guard near the site where the US dropped a GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) on an Islamic State (IS) militant cave complex in Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, April 14. "Fortunately there is no report of civilians being killed in the attack", Khogyani said. The strike was part of a joint operation by Afghan and worldwide troops, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's office said in a statement.

Global Media Wounded Marine Who Lost Leg In Afghanistan Finishes Boston Marathon
Author: 0 Wounded Marine Who Lost Leg In Afghanistan Finishes Boston Marathon

On Monday, she reached her goal by crossing the Boston Marathon finish line in a time of 4:49:25. Monday, at 70, she ran for her foundation " 261 Fearless " the organization named after her now famous bib number from the '67 marathon. More than 30,000 people signed up to take part in the 121st Boston Marathon, and that includes a team from the R.I. State Police. Switzer's run became one of the feel-good stories of the marathon, with celebrities like George Takei, Dan Rather and former ...

Author: 0 Harvard finds parchment copy of Declaration of Independence

Sneff and Allen plan to publish their first paper this year in the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, and are still working to find more clues about who had the parchment created. Unlike previously known copies of the declaration, which have signatures grouped by states, the Sussex copy has its signatures in a patterned jumble.

Global Media Vice president Pence visits troops, memorial in South Korea on Easter Sunday
Author: 0 Vice president Pence visits troops, memorial in South Korea on Easter Sunday

Pence, who is in Seoul as part of his Asia-Pacific trip, mentioned beneficial effects of the FTA with South Korea, citing expanded two-way trade and more inflows of investment into the USA since the deal went into effect. Professor Kim says the North Koreans are having real problems developing long-range missiles and that they are at least five years away from having a nuclear tip missile capable of reaching the United States.

Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez Once Threatened A Reporter's Life

Newsweek also reports that Wallace called Hernandez a "limpwrist" during a jail house visit. They also report the man allegedly said to be Aaron's lover, who was not identified, has been on "eyeball to eyeball" suicide watch since Aaron's death.

Author: 0 Trump says strong Europe 'very important'

Standing beside Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at a White House news conference, Trump praised Italy's contributions to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and commended its efforts toward seeking stability in Libya. "The U.S. role in this is very critical", Gentiloni said. Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysees shopping district.

Author: 0 Thousands brave rain at Washington science march

In the end, both AAAS and many of my colleagues settled on the same conclusion: science has been politicized and demonized by non-scientists for too long, and now scientists must stand up for science in the political realm. That's why she is marching - for the first time ever - in Saturday's March for Science in Washington DC. If funds are cut off or curtailed without planning, it can lead to a chain reaction: The scientists in the lab wouldn't be able to get what they need to do their ...

Global Media Tableful of options: Mike Pence in Asia
Author: 0 Tableful of options: Mike Pence in Asia

Given the close economic ties between North Korea and China, US military officials have said Beijing is critical to solving the situation, with President Donald Trump recently commending Chinese President Xi Jinping for efforts to curb Pyongyang's activities.

Author: 0 Liverpool back to 3rd after 1-0 win over West Brom

Roberto Firmino broke the deadlock in the first half thanks to Roberto Firmino's close-range header following Lucas Leiva's flick-on. Phillips was the provider once more for the hosts when Hal Robson-Kanu found space between the Liverpool centre-backs but scuffed tamely at goalkeeper Simon Mignolet .

Global Media White House seeks to fend off criticism over Carl Vinson's whereabouts
Author: 0 White House seeks to fend off criticism over Carl Vinson's whereabouts

To counter the potential threat, and position the launch a potential retaliatory strike, the U.S.S. Carl Vinson was dispatched to provide air support. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said nothing's wrong with Trump's statement. The strike group was supposedly steaming towards North Korea last week amid soaring tensions over the rogue state's apparent ramping up for a sixth nuclear test, with Pyongyang threatening to hit back at any provocation.

Global Media Angelique Kerber, Caroline Wozniacki Congratulate Mother-To-Be Serena Williams
Author: 0 Angelique Kerber, Caroline Wozniacki Congratulate Mother-To-Be Serena Williams

After winning 22 grand slams , Serena Williams, the indomitable woman of Tennis and World No.1, triumphed over her sister Venus Williams to win her 23rd grand slam and Australian Open title for 2017. The most telling sign that the tennis player is indeed pregnant is her caption, which simply read "20 weeks", noted Buzzfeed . The Australian Open was her last competitive match, as in March she pulled out of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells and a WTA Tour event in Miami.

Global Media EU urges Turkey to probe referendum vote
Author: 0 EU urges Turkey to probe referendum vote

Mr Yildirim also said that the electoral board would rule on the main opposition Republican People's Party's request for the referendum's annulment. "We demand the cancellation of this referendum", Tezcan said. Under the revised constitution, Erdogan will be able to abolish the post of Prime Minister and assume broad new powers to rule by decree. Erdoğan said Turkey, a candidate country to join the European Union, had been unduly left waiting outside the bloc."Turkey is not their scapegoat".

Global Media USA vows to do more in Syria 'if needed'
Author: 0 USA vows to do more in Syria 'if needed'

Federal lawmakers representing northeast IN said Friday that the US missile strikes on a Syrian air base were a proper response to the Syrian government's use of chemical bombs against its own citizens, but they urged President Donald Trump to seek congressional approval for further military actions.

Author: 0 Trump congratulates Turkish president on win as State Department questions vote results

According to Turkish officials, the leaders also discussed the situation in Syria, with Trump commending Turkey's support of recent USA military strikes against the regime of dictator Bashir al-Assad. The vote won the Turkish leader a plethora of new powers as president, albeit with a razor thin margin of 51% in favor of the constitutional change.

Author: 0 Venezuela's capital braces for more anti-government protests

Nicolas Maduro has been careful not to antagonise the new U.S. president, but the Trump administration has recently stepped up criticism of Venezuela's government. They are also calling him a dictator. A statement issued Thursday by spokesman Stephane Dujarric calls on the Venezuelan government and opposition to "engage sincerely to reactivate dialogue efforts, " especially on issues such as the balance of power among branches of government, the electoral calendar, human rights, truth and ...

Global Media Rain Chances Return for Friday and Saturday
Author: 0 Rain Chances Return for Friday and Saturday

North winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy skies will carry over into Sunday night , with a low around 42. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds at 10-15 miles per hour and higher gusts within thunderstorms. Monday night: A chance of showers before 1 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Rain chances continue most of the weekend. On Wednesday , it will be partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

The Labour leader is trailing Theresa May and the Conservatives in the opinion polls with predictions the party is facing its heaviest defeat in several decades. "They think there are rules in politics, which if you don't follow by doffing your cap to powerful people, accepting that things can't really change , then you can't win".

Author: 0 Queen's birthday: 'Tiny' 21-gun salute in Windsor

She became Britain's longest-reigning monarch, passing her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria's record, in September 2015 and with the death of 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand last year, the Queen is now also the world's longest reigning living monarch.

Author: 0 North Korea warns Australia of nuclear strike if it 'toes US line'

Mr Marles believes the early signs coming out of China, an ally of North Korea , are positive, saying if the problem is going to be dealt with it needs to be through "China, America and the whole world". The spokesman added that Bishop should be more careful making such statements and "better think twice about the consequences". The comments coincide with U.S.

Global Media Korea nuclear test most likely to come next week
Author: 0 Korea nuclear test most likely to come next week

But what meaning the North wanted the games to convey is unclear. Apparent volleyball games could be seen at three separate locations at the camp, including near the guard barracks and the command center. It is not yet clear what is happening at the test site. And another volleyball net appears to have gone up - at the command centre. Analysts for 38 North said that the facility could simply be on "stand-by" status and some of its personnel are enjoying a little down-time.

Global Media Trump signs executive order on H1B visa review
Author: 0 Trump signs executive order on H1B visa review

The EO also establishes certain Hire American standards, which are not necessarily limited to federal procurement or federally-funded projects. Second, under a paragraph entitled: "Ensuring the Integrity of the Immigration System in Order to 'Hire American, '" the EO requests that various agencies and departments promulgate new rules and guidance to "supersede or revise previous rules and guidance, if appropriate" under existing law to protect American workers.

Author: 0 Sharks vs. Oilers gm 1: Hope for the best, expect the worst

Game 3 is Sunday night in San Jose. San Jose Sharks' Justin Braun (61) and Edmonton Oilers' Zack Kassian (44) battle for the puck during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Friday, April 14, 2017, in Edmonton, Alberta .

Global Media Linked Abu Sayyaf leader killed on Philippine resort island - army
Author: 0 Linked Abu Sayyaf leader killed on Philippine resort island - army

The trade meetings included ASEAN members and dialogue partners Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the United States and Russian Federation. After a yearlong trip to Saudi Arabia, he returned to the Philippines in 2015 and joined Maute, a small nascent group based in the south that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group.

Author: 0 Ferne McCann reveals shock wedding plans after reuniting with ex Arthur

Police are hunting a man in relation to an acid attack at an east London nightclub. Police said Mr Collins should not be approached, urging members of the public to instead ring 999. An unknown substance was launched across Mangle club at about 1.10am, injuring 16 people, after a brawl broke out. No arrests have been made, and the incident is now under investigation.

Global Media Fleury enjoying the moment in playoff run
Author: 0 Fleury enjoying the moment in playoff run

Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate during the third period of Thursday's Game 5 of the first round of the NHL Playoffs. A lot of guys contributed, so feel good about this, get ready to work and we'll head to Pitt. The Blue Jackets got a goal from Karlsson 27 seconds into the third that seemed to pump them up again. Bobrovsky has put up an.891 save percentage in four games as the Blue Jackets have allowed 16 goals against so far in the postseason, the most in the playoffs.

Author: 0 Moderate Islam garners Pence's praise in Jakarta

Under the deal, the United States agreed to resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers held in offshore processing camps on South Pacific islands in Papua New Guinea and Nauru. Territorial disputes in the South China Sea and the Syrian conflict will also figure in talks during Pence's two-day visit, Efe news reported. The US commitment to take the refugees was "a reflection of the enormous importance of the historical alliance between the United States and Australia.

Global Media NY rolling out free tuition plan for many students
Author: 0 NY rolling out free tuition plan for many students

The views expressed in these articles are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Mint Press News editorial policy. The state program provides free tuition for the State University of ny system for families earning less than $100,000 a year in 2017, increasing it to $110,000 in 2018 and $125,000 in 2019.

Global Media Man Utd 'in trouble' with injuries, says Mourinho
Author: 0 Man Utd 'in trouble' with injuries, says Mourinho

The Red Devils qualified for the semi-finals of European football's second biggest club competition after Marcus Rashford scored an extra-time victor to send the English side through with a 3-2 aggregate win. 'I want to wait and be optimistic but I am not'. "You have to try to do everything to accelerate the process". Sofiane Hanni pulled one back in the 32nd minute for Anderlecht .

Author: 0 French election: Accusations of Paris attack 'exploitation'

French conservative candidate Francois Fillon has pledged to keep the country under a state of emergency following the shooting of police officers Thursday in Paris . But like with all elections, we can be sure that some in France will vote with their head, others with their heart. Yesterday's daily Opinionway poll showed Macron at 23%, Le Pen at 22%, Fillon at 20% and Melenchon with 19%.

Author: 0 San Jose Sharks Begin Stanley Cup Quest

Even the long-slumbering Mikkel Boedker and Jannik Hansen were strong, as was the checking line of Chris Tierney, Timo Meier and Marcus Sorensen, which generated several good scoring chances. Though both Thornton and Couture have been skating at practice, no timetable is set for return. Game 2 goes Friday in Edmonton. FAMILIAR FACES: Oilers coach Todd McLellan is quite familiar with numerous Sharks , having coached in San Jose seven seasons before being fired in 2015.

Author: 0 Wynne lays out plans to cool Ontario's sizzling housing market

A day after the Ontario government announced a 16-point plan-which includes a 15% foreign-buyer tax similar to Vancouver's-aimed at increasing housing affordability, a new poll released by shows most Canadians are in favour of such a tax.

Author: 0 Police Arrest Suspect Over Borussia Dortmund Bus Attack

The attacker was reportedly staying in the same hotel as the team and used the hotel's internet to buy the share options and detonate the nearby devices from his room. The attack against the Borussia Dortmund team bus, which was filled with some of the country's biggest sports stars, shortly after it left its hotel en route to the stadium only exacerbated that angst.

Author: 0 No president should congratulate a tyrant on victory

Supporters of the "no" vote, one, holding a banner of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, centre, chant slogans during a protest against the referendum outcome, in Istanbul, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. If the referendum results are recognised by the parliament, the president will have sweeping new executive powers in almost all branches of the state including in the government, the military and in the monetary policies, unlike any other president over the past century.

Global Media U.S. carrier heading toward Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 U.S. carrier heading toward Korean Peninsula

The Trump administration on Wednesday tried to clear the waters after it gave confusing messages concerning the whereabouts of a USA supercarrier that supposedly was steaming toward North Korea last week. Two days after the announcement , North Korea expressed its fury at the USA carrier group's new orders, calling it "reckless acts of aggression". Vice President Mike Pence said on an Asian tour this week that the era of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over.

Global Media Russian pacific flagship docks in Manila for goodwill visit
Author: 0 Russian pacific flagship docks in Manila for goodwill visit

Varyag , a Slava-class guided missile cruiser, was welcomed by Philippine Navy officials as it berthed at Pier 15, South Harbor, Manila along with large sea tanker Pechenga . Duterte also toured the ship museum and the admiral's room for the guest book signing. Russian President Vladimir Putin had invited Duterte to visit Russia back in November when they were in Lima, Peru, for the 24th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Meeting.

Global Media Queen Elizabeth II Turns 91
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth II Turns 91

A further 62 Volleys were also fired at the Tower of London . On February 6 of 2017, the same date she became Queen in 1952, she achieved another milestone, becoming the first British sovereign to reach a Sapphire Jubilee to mark 65 years of her reign.

Author: 0 Protesters march to demand Trump release tax returns

Thousands of people took part in the rallies that Trump called "small", including a march to his Mar-a-Lago resort in South Florida, where the president usually stays for the weekend. Every time Trump makes a move as president, from altering trade policy to easing Wall Street regulations, the American public will wonder what's in it for him.

Global Media United States will honour Australia asylum seekers deal
Author: 0 United States will honour Australia asylum seekers deal

In exchange, Australia would take asylum seekers in the United States from El Salvador Guatemala and Honduras. Pence spoke Saturday in Sydney at a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Trump's anger over the agreement led to a tense telephone call with Turnbull in January and an angry tweet in which the president called the deal "dumb".

Author: 0 French police detain family members of Paris attacker

The attacker was identified from papers left in his vehicle. Interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said it was too early to say what the motive of the attack was, but that it was clear the police officers had been deliberately targeted.

Author: 0 Trump Prods Italy On NATO Spending

Gentiloni had just finished making a case for USA involvement in stabilizing Libya by helping the internationally recognized government in Tripoli establish control over the country's entire territory. "President Trump would like to see all North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members contribute 2 percent of their GDP to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation".

Global Media After metro ride, PM Modi, Malcolm Turnbull visit Akshardham temple
Author: 0 After metro ride, PM Modi, Malcolm Turnbull visit Akshardham temple

India and Australia agreed that the bilateral maritime exercise first held in the Bay of Bengal in 2015 will be repeated off Western Australia in the first half of 2018. Adding to it, the President, while giving a speech at the Sydney Institute, also expressed that India could reach the size of United States economy if it continued to grow upwards of 7% annually.

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