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Author: 0 Trump calls China's Xi to discuss North Korea's 'continued belligerence'

A USA submarine is set to join the USS Carl Vinson in drills near the Korean Peninsula, South Korean military officials said Monday. "Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a United States nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike", the Rodong Sinmun newspaper said on Sunday.

Author: 0 Get Sasikala family's resignation for AIADMK factions merger, demands OPS camp

Paneerselvam's hard stand came as a rude shock for the ruling faction's ministers and MLAs, who were on board INS Chennai , the warship dedicated to the city, on Tuesday morning. "Sasikala's appointment as the general secretary is illegal and we will not accept it. Family politics will not be accepted", he asserted. Earlier, the Delhi Crime Branch Police had arrested an alleged middleman, Sukesh Chandrashekhar, from a hotel in the national capital in connection with the bribery case.

Author: 0 Elizabeth Thomas Returns Home

Investigators said Thomas' reaction was more emotional as she came out of the cabin during Cummins' arrest. "The two obviously have a relationship, and her response to us kind of escalated up and down". Cummins spent the night in jail before FBI agents whisked him away to Sacramento, where he faces federal charges of crossing state lines with intent to have sexual relations with a minor.

Author: 0 Food stamp reform bill dies in House committee

If the House bill passes, neither city would be able to defend an elderly person who claims they were denied access to a shower or other intimate facility due to their age... According to the 2017 Kids Count in Indiana Data Book, Indiana ranked third out of 37 states in the percentage of high school students who seriously considered attempting suicide in 2015.

Author: 0 Britain witnesses hectic 1st day of election campaigning

The British prime minister easily cleared the hurdle needed under the Fixed Term Parliament Act to bring the poll forward from the scheduled date of 2020. "Our opponents believe that because the government's majority is so small, our resolve will weaken and that they can force us to change course". "Yet there is no guarantee that a sprinkling of additional Conservative MPs on the backbenches of the House of Commons will provide this".

Global Media Erdogan denies he's a dictator after Turkish referendum
Author: 0 Erdogan denies he's a dictator after Turkish referendum

But the tight result of a highly charged campaign laid bare divisions, while European observers and the head of Turkey's bar associations union said a decision to count unstamped votes broke electoral law. " We demand the cancelation of this referendum ", Bulent Tezcan said, as quoted by AP. Worldwide election monitors, including from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, noted a series of irregularities, and said the decision to accept as valid ballots without official ...

Global Media Trump greets freed Egyptian-American prisoner in welcome video
Author: 0 Trump greets freed Egyptian-American prisoner in welcome video

Trump said that he did not strike any deal to secure Hijazi's release, but had raised the issue as he met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the White House, at the beginning of this month. Trump and his aides had engaged in behind-the-scenes diplomatic efforts to gain her freedom after attempts by the previous Obama administration failed.

Author: 0 Trump Administration Looking for Confrontation With Iran - Ex-CIA Chief of Staff

The future of the Iran nuclear agreement is very uncertain after fresh condemnations by the Trump administration - but looming on the horizon is the president's first big decision on whether the US continues to abide by the deal. Trump praises Chinese efforts to rein in "the menace of North Korea" after North Korean state media warns the United States of a "super-mighty preemptive strike." U.S.

Author: 0 New York Makes History as First State to Offer Free College Tuition

More than 50 percent of students at State University of New York ( SUNY ) and City University of New York ( CUNY ) colleges are already paying nothing for tuition with state and federal need-based grants. Over the next year, the income cap will increase to $110,000 and will rise to $125,000 by 2019. It makes you really wonder, other countries offer free healthcare, free college education and more to make sure it's citizens are in the best conditions possible.

Author: 0 North Korean media threatens Pyongyang will 'wipe out' United States from Earth's surface

He has vowed to prevent the North from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile and has said all options are on the table, including a military strike. A North Korean state-run newspaper said that a single airstrike would take out the vessel. Trump also spoke by telephone with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who later described the conversation as a "thorough exchange of views".

Author: 0 Former South Korean President Indicted For Bribery

Park was formally charged with bribery, abuse of power, extortion and leaking government secrets in 18 suspected crimes, most in collusion with her friend Choi Soon-sil and a coterie of aides. Shin Dong-bin, chairman of Lotte Group, has also been charged with bribery in the wide-reaching corruption scandal that has gripped the nation the past year.

Author: 0 China Warns of 'Storm Clouds Gathering' in US-North Korea Standoff

Other weaponry exhibit during the parade included tanks, multiple rocket launchers and artillery guns, as well as a solid-fuel missile created to be fired from submarines. But it's very unlikely that North Korea has that technology at this stage. North Korea, still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce but not a treaty, has on occasion conducted missile or nuclear tests to coincide with big political events and often threatens the United States, ...

Global Media Mainstream politics shut out as Le Pen, Macron win in France
Author: 0 Mainstream politics shut out as Le Pen, Macron win in France

As markets globally were comforted by the results of the vote, the flood of money out of the perceived security of the yen were more marked. Only four percentage points divided the victor, centrist Emmanuel Macron, from the fourth-place Jean-Luc Mélenchon, one of three radical-left candidates.

Global Media Simmons belts grand slam to lead Angels past Blue Jays 5-4
Author: 0 Simmons belts grand slam to lead Angels past Blue Jays 5-4

After halting a three-game slide that included a 13-inning loss in the series opener, the Los Angeles Angels look to make it two wins in a row when they continue the four-game set against the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday . "Goins is unbelievable", Stroman said. "I didn't really get an explanation as to why I couldn't or shouldn't do it, so that was the only thing wrong".

Author: 0 Afghanistan: Death toll from MOAB attack revised to 92

A USA official who monitored the recent attack which saw one of the biggest conventional bombs ever to be used in combat - said it was impossible to determine how many fighters might be buried underground. More than 1,900 IS militants , several Afghan security forces and two United States soldiers have been killed in Achin and neighboring districts since early 2015 when IS emerged there, according to Afghan military officials.

Global Media Megyn Kelly's New NBC Show Gets June Premiere Date
Author: 0 Megyn Kelly's New NBC Show Gets June Premiere Date

A report from Page Six confirms the news, adding that Megyn Kelly will be joining Kate Snow on NBC News' Sunday night programming. NBC News chairman Andy Lack flew to Russia this month and met with a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, leading to speculation that an interview with the Russian president could launch Kelly's show.

Author: 0 U.S. general suggests Russian Federation arming Taliban

The Afghan government declared Sunday as a national mourning day to pay tribute for dozens of army personnel who were killed and injured after a massive Taliban attack at an army camp. "They also used grenade launchers during the attack and launched two suicide bombings" he said. The attack drew condemnation from the USA military, which leads the war against militants, including the Taliban, more than 16 years after ousting the radical Islamic government.

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn raises prospect of scrapping Trident
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn raises prospect of scrapping Trident

Echoing a statement from a party spokesman issued after the interview, Labour campaign chairman Andrew Gwynne said renewal of Trident would be in the party's manifesto. But genuinely acting on these sentiments would require mobilising workers and youth in a political struggle against the Labour right, who constitute a vital element of the "cosy cartel" Corbyn denounces, and who have made clear their vehement opposition to even the most minimal redistribution of wealth in favour of working ...

Author: 0 North Korea reportedly detains American citizen

Pyongyang is holding two American citizens - Kim Dong-chul, a 62-year-old Korean-American and Otto Warmbier, a USA college student. Last year, Otto Warmbier, then a 21-year-old University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinnati, was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in prison after he confessed to trying to steal a propaganda banner.

Global Media Xi, Trump discuss Korean Peninsula situation for second time in a month
Author: 0 Xi, Trump discuss Korean Peninsula situation for second time in a month

Xinhua said Xi and Trump pledged "close contact through various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common concern", including North Korea. He recalled the important consensus reached with Trump during a meeting at Mar-a-Lago, Florida, previously this month and indicated that both have kept a very good communication recently, obtaining the positive evaluation of the Chinese and US peoples and the rest of the worldwide community.

Global Media Mexico will 'eventually' pay for border wall
Author: 0 Mexico will 'eventually' pay for border wall

Trump would like to revive a failed effort by House Republicans to replace the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare". The two leaders agreed the following day not to talk publicly about payment for the wall, the Mexican government said . Asked for his predictions about whether there will be a shutdown, Moulton said, "It's anybody's guess at this point because of the utter lack of leadership from the Republican Party and from the White House".

Global Media Sen. McConnell on Justice Neil Gorsuch
Author: 0 Sen. McConnell on Justice Neil Gorsuch

Trump said during the ceremony. Speaking ahead of Gorsuch at the ceremony, Trump said that "our country is counting on you to be wise, impartial and fair, to serve under our laws, not over them, and to safeguard the right of the people to govern their own affairs", hinting at his own friction with the judiciary.

Global Media Donald Trump says it's unlikely Russian Federation was unaware of Syria gas attack
Author: 0 Donald Trump says it's unlikely Russian Federation was unaware of Syria gas attack

The meeting, which lasted nearly two hours, comes after officials in Moscow initially said Putin would not meet with Tillerson during his first visit to Russian Federation, later hedging to say a sit down was possible. Moscow's hostility to Trump administration figures is a sharp change from a year ago, when Putin hailed Trump as a strong figure and Russian state television was often full of effusive praise for him.

Author: 0 Syria chemical attack: 'incontrovertible evidence' sarin gas used, OPCW says

The chemical weapons were shipped outside Syria and destroyed overseas, with the most toxic material disposed of at sea aboard a US ship. In this handout provided by the US Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 7, 2017 in the Mediterranean Sea.

Global Media Ibrahimovic recovery will be hard, says Mourinho
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic recovery will be hard, says Mourinho

I will go through this like everythings else and come back even stronger. "One thing is for sure, I decide when its time to stop and nothing else". Juan Mata is another long-term absentee with a groin problem, while Chris Smalling and Phil Jones are doubts after missing the last seven games with knee and toe problems, respectively.

Author: 0 Flake: North Korea leader a 'madman capable of doing damage'

Russian Federation wanted to include language contained in a previous resolution stressing the need to achieve a solution through dialogue, council diplomats said. 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.

Global Media 'Mother of all marches' turns deadly in Venezuela, as Maduro arms militia
Author: 0 'Mother of all marches' turns deadly in Venezuela, as Maduro arms militia

It wasn't clear whether these marchers would have any more success reaching the office than Wednesday's thousands of demonstrators, who were directed away from government buildings by security forces firing tear gas canisters. "The discontent in the poor sectors is not being channeled through the opposition", said Alejandro Velasco, a history professor at New York University and the author of a book on Venezuelan slums.

Author: 0 Trudeau-Italian PM show bond in wake of Trump protectionism, closed borders

The answer is unlikely to satisfy Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who moments earlier called on the Trump administration to follow up its counterterrorism efforts with a political commitment. "I look forward to next month's meeting where we will reaffirm Canada's unwavering commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and take important steps to promote worldwide peace and security, and a safer world for all", Trudeau said.

Author: 0 Buoyed by exit poll predictions, BJP confident of landslide in MCD elections

As per them BJP will win anything between 202-220 seats, AAP 23-35 and Congress 19-31. The AAP too lost an MLA, Ved Prakash, to the BJP. There is much at stake for political parties in the municipal poll beyond control of the 104-ward north and south corporations and the 64-ward east corporation.

Global Media Supreme Court, with Gorsuch, set to hear church-state case
Author: 0 Supreme Court, with Gorsuch, set to hear church-state case

When the MSPB rules that it lacks the authority to rule on an employee's claim because the employee can not appeal the allegedly wrongful action, but the employee also alleges that she has been the victim of discrimination - a so-called "mixed case " - does the case then go to a federal district court, or to the U.S.

Author: 0 Obama to deliver first post-presidency speech in Chicago

The university is also where Obama taught law before running for political office, and his planned presidential library will be under the institution's auspices. They "shared that they aspired to help reduce gang violence in their communities", said the spokesman, Kevin Lewis . In early March, according to CBS News' Jacqueline Alemany, the former president joined newly-elected DNC Chair Tom Perez for a private lunch.

Global Media Maui County Unemployment Dips to 2.9% in March
Author: 0 Maui County Unemployment Dips to 2.9% in March

Eight supersectors added jobs over the year. Meanwhile the nationwide unemployment rate dropped from 4.7 percent in February to 4.5 percent in April, with 17 states seeing lower rates and 33 states, including New Mexico, with stable rates.

Author: 0 Kejriwal tirade against EVMs Delhi's voters take to polls

BJP leader Arvinder Singh Lovely, who recently quit the Congress and joined the BJP, was among those who could not cast their vote early in the morning due to the glitches in the EVM at a polling booth in East Azad Nagar area. Besides, BJP, AAP and Congress, Swaraj India led by Yogendra Yadav and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) led by Asaduddin Owaisi have also fielded candidates for the first time in Delhi local elections.

Global Media French stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron tops poll
Author: 0 French stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron tops poll

The French vote was being closely watched as a bellwether for populist sentiment following the election of Donald Trump as US President and Britain's vote to leave the EU. "I call on you to stay united, to stay on the march and to be on the go because the challenges facing us and which we have designated without hiding any of them and hiding any of the difficulties that they pose to be solved", he said.

Global Media Gas prices rise ahead of NH vacation week
Author: 0 Gas prices rise ahead of NH vacation week

The daily survey of more than 300 area outlets had Manatee County stations averaging $2.45 per gallon on Monday, while Sarasota County outlets were at $2.43. "While the annual spring spike remains subdued, prices do remain 28 cents higher than a year ago, though the gap has narrowed", he added. That price is seven cents below the national average of $2.42.

Author: 0 Germany's far-right AfD elects new faces for national polls

Petry said: "We think Germany and France are the only game changers in Europe in order to push the European Union in a new direction". The Cologne event marks another dramatic turn in the four-year history of the party, which hopes to be represented in national politics for the first time after this year's elections.

Author: 0 Ivanka's business prospers since Donald Trump election victory

The report from the AP said: "In addition to winning the approvals from China, Ivanka Trump Marks LLC applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and the U.S. Bush. Arabella had already become an internet superstar in China after Trump posted online videos of her reciting a classical Chinese poem and singing a song she learned for Chinese New Year.

Global Media South African man pleads not guilty in family axe murder
Author: 0 South African man pleads not guilty in family axe murder

But one of the issues that caused a postponement of his trial four weeks ago - the presence of video cameras in court - remains unresolved after the 22-year-old's legal team filed papers with the Supreme Court of Appeal challenging Judge Siraj Desai's ruling allowing the media to live-stream court proceedings.

Author: 0 Labour Leader Corbyn Says Could Suspend Syria Air Strikes If Elected

Party policy: The Labour Party campaigned against Brexit in the referendum but now says the result must be honoured, provided workers' rights, access to the single market and four other tests are met. A way of achieving that - suspend the strikes? Party policy: Prime Minister Theresa May was against Brexit before the European Union referendum but now says there can be no turning back and that "Brexit means Brexit".

Global Media Futures rally after centrist takes first round in French election
Author: 0 Futures rally after centrist takes first round in French election

Accusing Le Pen's National Front of being "known for its violence and extremism", the former prime minister said: "There is no other choice but to vote against the far right". According to AFP , if this result is finally approved, it would put the eurosceptic, anti-immigration Le Pen within striking distance of the presidency in the forthcoming election.

Author: 0 Death toll 'as high as 140' after Taliban attack on base

Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh province, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others, an Afghan government official said Friday. Nicholson, the top American commander in Kabul , recently told Congress that he needs a few thousand more troops to keep Afghan security forces on track to eventually handling the Taliban insurgency on their own.

Author: 0 WRAPUP 2-Carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

Separately, CNN reported that a spokesperson from the State Department warned that provocations by North Korea "have grown far too common and far too unsafe to ignore". North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests, two of them past year, and is working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States.

Author: 0 DOJ, NYPD in War of Words Over Crime Policies

And that defiance is a big reason the DOJ says that "many of these jurisdictions are ... crumbling under the weight of illegal immigration and violent crime". De Blasio demanded that Trump and Sessions either renounce the statement or stand behind it. "It is an outrageous statement and absurd on its face, and ignores a quarter century of progress in this city in bringing down crime", de Blasio said, adding that the city just marked its safest three months in history.

Global Media Assad regime used chemical weapons, USA tells Moscow
Author: 0 Assad regime used chemical weapons, USA tells Moscow

Russian Federation - along with Britain, China, France and the U.S. - are permanent members with veto powers, while the other 10 members are elected for two-year terms on a rotating basis. But Lavrov, on Thursday, offered a speck of optimism for the future of the relationship between the two Cold War foes. The U.S. did not know prior to the attack it was going to happen, the official emphasised.

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