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Author: 0 U.S., North Korea Flex Military Muscles as Tensions Simmer

The Michigan's visit to Busan comes after North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink the American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson , which is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean. "It's important for the DPRK to remind the South that very large swathes of the South Korean population are within artillery range of the North", he said, using the official name for North Korea.

Author: 0 White House refuses lawmakers' request on Flynn

Chaffetz said that the committee will send a letter now requesting information from the inspector general at the Department of Defense and the comptroller of the US Army to determine how they will handle news of Flynn's security clearance.

Author: 0 Air China to increase flights to North Korea in May

In a statement after the artillery drills were confirmed, the South Korean President's Office said an emergency meeting had been held to discuss the situation. President Donald Trump said he was sending an " armada " to North Korea and other senior officials also strongly implied that the strike group was heading to the Korean Peninsula area.

Author: 0 Clashes as tens of thousands protest over Venezuela crisis

The plant was confiscated on Wednesday as anti-government protesters clashed with authorities in a country that is roiling in economic troubles such as food shortages and triple-digit inflation. Maduro acuses the United States government of plotting a "coup attempt". Maduro said April 19 he was willing to face his opponents at the ballot box.

Global Media Theresa May warns ministers against election complacency
Author: 0 Theresa May warns ministers against election complacency

That's a policy that is backed by 70% of the British people and stands in stark contrast to the privatised racketeering on our tracks under the Tories. Labour's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said that, if elected, his party would guarantee EU nationals living Britain the right to remain in the United Kingdom after the split, and would be open to retaining the benefits of the EU's single market and customs union.

Author: 0 Trump Helps Release American Aid Worker Jailed In Egypt

USA officials had raised Hijazi's case with Egypt soon after Trump took office on January 20, aides said . Al-Sisi had been barred from the White House by the Obama administration. Aya Hijazi, 30, was flown home on a US government plane Thursday after she was freed by a Cairo court on April 16. "I think that the president and the team worked behind the scenes in a much more productive way maybe", Spicer said.

Global Media Pence on North Korea: 'It's time for them to behave'
Author: 0 Pence on North Korea: 'It's time for them to behave'

The two confirmed during a working lunch that China's role was important in dealing with North Korea, and they needed to work on China to take on a bigger role, Japanese Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda told reporters. "I've seen that the United States has reiterated it is willing to use political and diplomatic means to resolve this, as this is their first choice", he told reporters in Beijing.

Global Media Bomb attack hits USA base in eastern Afghanistan
Author: 0 Bomb attack hits USA base in eastern Afghanistan

He arrived as embattled Afghan security forces faced chaos with the resignations of defence minister Abdullah Habibi and army chief Qadam Shah Shaheem. The commanders of four army corps were also replaced, according to the presidency's official Twitter account . The statement said the attack was in retaliation for the killing of the Taliban shadow governor of Kunduz province, Mullah Abdul Salam Akhund, and threatened more violence against the army and police, saying "this year's operations ...

Global Media Former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha booked for influencing coal block probe
Author: 0 Former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha booked for influencing coal block probe

CBI officials said the FIR was registered under sections 13 (1) and 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act. The apex court in September 2015 appointed a team led by former CBI special director M.L. Sinha had faced the ignominy of being restrained from handling the 2G and coal scam cases. The apex court on January 23 had directed the CBI to set up a SIT to probe Sinha and had asked Alok Verma, to carry out his task of probing the former agency chief with "due earnestness".

Global Media SaskMilk swings back after Trump NAFTA comments
Author: 0 SaskMilk swings back after Trump NAFTA comments

She said the Canadian government has established crucial contacts with senior people in the Trump administration and has "very strong lines of communication" with the White House. On a visit to the US cheese-making state of Wisconsin on Tuesday, Trump said he would "stand up for our dairy farmers" adding that "in Canada some very unfair things have happened to our dairy farmers and others".

Global Media French presidential hopefuls in last days of campaign before first vote
Author: 0 French presidential hopefuls in last days of campaign before first vote

In his speech Monday at the Bercy arena in Paris, Macron pulled no punches as he went after Melenchon's support for Latin American leaders like Cuba's Fidel Castro and Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, who have overseen widespread poverty. "I will protect you". "Mass immigration is not an opportunity for France, it's a tragedy for France ", she said , adding that she would immediately impose a moratorium on immigration".

Global Media After Jakarta loss, some reprieve for Ahok during blasphemy trial
Author: 0 After Jakarta loss, some reprieve for Ahok during blasphemy trial

Jakarta's sitting governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok to his followers, has conceded defeat to his opponent Anies Baswedan after a campaign which fueled religious tensions. Despite Purnama's first-round victory, former education minister Baswedan, 47, was initially seen as the favourite in the run-off because the votes from a third, Muslim candidate who was knocked out were expected to go to him.

Author: 0 Sidelined by AIADMK, TTV Dhinakaran calls meeting of MLAs, 6 back him

The uncertainty within All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) took a new turn on Wednesday with deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran coming to terms with his and general secretary V.K. Police got on Chadrashekhar's trail after they received a tip-off from an informer about certain Election Commission officials being approached. Dinakaran, who was to contest the RK Nagar by-elections, is now under the investigation of the Delhi Police over allegations that he tried to bribe an ...

Author: 0 Turnbull abolishes 457 visa to give Australian workers first say

Sydney hair salon owner Luke Smart told news .com.au he and others in his industry would be happy to hire Australians, if only they would put their hands up for the jobs. The applicants must now be permanent residents for at least four years, which is three years longer than the current requirement. "We're standing up for Australian values and the parliament should do so too", Turnbull said.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump in Berlin to talk women's economic empowerment

Ivanka Trump drew groans and hisses Tuesday from an audience in Berlin while defending her father's attitude toward women, but she brushed it aside as "politics" during her first overseas trip as a White House adviser. The president is set to roll out tax reform priorities Wednesday, but the official declined to discuss those plans in advance of the announcement. She also said more needs to be done to help female entrepreneurs secure funding in the USA - "we are not where we need to be".

Global Media Mehbooba meets PM, emphasises on dialogue
Author: 0 Mehbooba meets PM, emphasises on dialogue

Talking to the media after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mehbooba said a conducive atmosphere was required for talks and governance. Asserting that we can't get the situation slip out from our hand, Kapoor suggested that government should get hold of these stone pelters.

Global Media Japanese ships join U.S. carrier for drills as it nears Korean waters
Author: 0 Japanese ships join U.S. carrier for drills as it nears Korean waters

South Korea's Yonhap News Agency , citing unnamed sources, reported that a former Korean-American professor was arrested in North Korea on Friday at Pyongyang's worldwide airport while trying to exit the country. North Korea detained a United States citizen on Friday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, saying he was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport on his way out of the country.

Author: 0 Tom DeLay: Trump Will 'Deal From Strength' in North Korea Crisis

Trump tweeted Tuesday that the North was "looking for trouble" and if China didn't do its part to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, the US could handle it alone. China is no doubt burning up the wires today, pleading with Kim not to test a nuclear weapon. "Trump is always making provocations with his aggressive words", Han said.

Author: 0 France's old-guard rallies around Macron

Le Pen hailed a "historic vote" in front of her supporters, adding: "The first stage has been passed". "And other elections may loom even larger for the future of the European Union, such as next year's Italian vote", Mr Paolini said. But after Emmanuel Macron, an independent seen as pro-business and friendly to the European Union, won the most votes in Sunday's election, France's main election index hit its highest point since 2008.

Global Media Chelsea v Southampton live stream online, team news and predicted XIs
Author: 0 Chelsea v Southampton live stream online, team news and predicted XIs

Asked if he was concerned about the potential damage to Chelsea's morale if his selection gamble had backfired on Saturday, Conte said: " You have to take this responsibility ". After an impressive 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday, Palace manager Sam Allardyce is looking to preserve his remarkable record of never being relegated from the Premier League during his managerial career.

Global Media In Somali Famine fuels resurgence of piracy, says US general
Author: 0 In Somali Famine fuels resurgence of piracy, says US general

Mattis said that there had been an uptick in piracy during the past months, but that he believed this increase did not yet require any significant US involvement, adding that civilian mariners and shipping companies should be on alert. The U.S. operates drone aircraft from Djibouti for surveillance and combat missions against al-Qaida-affiliated extremists in Somalia and elsewhere in the region.

Global Media Euro surges as France's Macron set for presidential win
Author: 0 Euro surges as France's Macron set for presidential win

Only the defeated far-left candidate, Jean-Luc Melenchon, pointedly refused to back Macron. The mainstream parties were shut out of the presidency after the first round, which narrowed the presidential field from 11 to two. Macron's strong finish and prospects in the run-off. Analysts said the euro's dip from its session high likely indicated profit-taking rather than doubts about a Macron victory over Le Pen in the second round .

Global Media Funeral for Robert Godwin, Sr. scheduled for Saturday
Author: 0 Funeral for Robert Godwin, Sr. scheduled for Saturday

Lane also said she has received support from many, including her family, her boss, and even strangers like two daughters of 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr., who police say Stephens gunned down on Easter. She said her father would be proud of their choice to forgive. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged on Tuesday that his company would do all it could to prevent postings of incidents like Sunday's fatal shooting in Cleveland, which was visible on the social media site for two hours.

Author: 0 Arkansas Executes An Inmate For First Time In Almost A Decade

Jack Jones and Marcel Williams are scheduled for execution on April 24 and Kenneth Williams is scheduled for execution April 27. Leewas the state's first inmate put to death in more than a decade. Supreme Court rejected 11th-hour appeals from his lawyers, but one justice expressed reservations about what has been called by critics, the state's "rush" to execute the inmates.

Global Media Trump effect on French election: Anything is possible
Author: 0 Trump effect on French election: Anything is possible

The two would make it to a run-off on May 7, with Macron seen as the likeliest eventual victor in the second round, but both candidates appeared to be losing steam in the last few days of a tightly-fought campaign ahead of the first April 23 ballot, according to the poll, based on a survey of 11,601 people.

Global Media Drake to host first-ever
Author: 0 Drake to host first-ever "NBA Awards" on June 26

The event will honor some of the league's top athletes, in categories such as NBA Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Coach of the Year. The NFL and National Hockey League have been hosting awards shows for their top individual honors for the past few years.

Global Media Trump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monuments
Author: 0 Trump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monuments

He showed signs that he feels the weight of the office, discussing the "heart" required to do the job. Richard Norton Smith, whose experience writing about presidents includes a biography of the man who was once our nation's most famous businessman-turned-president, Herbert Hoover, told NPR that Trump's presidency is proof that knowing how to run a business does not necessarily qualify one for the White House.

Author: 0 U.S. stocks soar after first round of French election

Mr Macron is the clear favourite to become France's youngest-ever president after topping Sunday's first round of voting with 24.01 per cent of votes, ahead of National Front (FN) leader Ms Le Pen on 21.3 per cent, according to final results.

Global Media Delhi University cut off marks to come down with CBSE move
Author: 0 Delhi University cut off marks to come down with CBSE move

On April 12, a meet chaired by Anil Swarup, Secretary in the Human Resource and Development (HRD) ministry made a decision to consult states on bringing down the practice of awarding grace marks in Class XII Board. The steep cut-Offs for UG courses in Delhi University colleges in recent years had caused anxiety amongst students. Though some states have agreed to the proposal, there are many others who apprehend that the mention of grace marks on certificate could be considered a stigma.

Author: 0 Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook

The footage shows the man tying a knot around his daughter's neck, before dropping her from a rooftop. Police said the bodies of 21-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay and his daughter, 11-month-old Natalee, were found hanging at an abandoned construction site for a hotel Monday night after Wongtalay's wife reported them missing.

Author: 0 Iran 'not living up to the spirit' of nuclear deal, despite compliance

Iran rejected criticism of the nuclear deal earlier Thursday, a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had warned that the deal would delay, but not prevent Tehran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Iran has also accused the United States of not keeping to the spirit of the nuclear agreement by maintaining sanctions against Iran over the ballistic-missile tests and alleged human rights abuses.

Author: 0 Ousted S. Korean President indicted for corruption

The sixty-five-year-old has been accused of colluding with her confidante Choi Soon-Sil to receive bribes from Lotte and Samsung. Months of political turmoil and intrigue, set into motion when huge crowds began gathering in central Seoul last fall to demand Park's resignation, were capped by a Constitutional Court ruling in early March that formally removed her from office.

Global Media Consular access to Jadhav to be decided on basis of merit
Author: 0 Consular access to Jadhav to be decided on basis of merit

Zakaria said India had summoned Pakistan's deputy high commissioner over consular access to Jadhav but this was not something new. "Lulzsec India" - a team of 11 hackers had shot to limelight after they brought down 30 Pakistani Government websites after the Govt announced death penalty to former Indian Navy Officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, as a mark of protest.

Global Media American academic held in North Korea
Author: 0 American academic held in North Korea

It has marked similar events in the past with nuclear tests or missile launches. The statement included a call for dialogue and significantly was supported by China, North Korea's closest ally. The U.S. State Department said it was aware of reports that an American had been detained but declined to reveal details. A Japanese official said the phone call between Trump and Abe was not prompted by any specific change in the situation.

Global Media Ex-Trump Campaign Chief to Register as Foreign Agent
Author: 0 Ex-Trump Campaign Chief to Register as Foreign Agent

Manafort created a shell company that eventually received $13 million in loans from Trump-connected businesses, according to a report by The New York Times . Manafort may have resigned from the Trump campaign last August, but it looks like that connection has continued to follow him and his work. The registrations ask lobbyists about the services they plan to provide for foreign principals, about money they've received from foreign governments and about any public relations work they will do ...

Global Media V.P. Mike Pence says USA will honor refugee deal with Australia
Author: 0 V.P. Mike Pence says USA will honor refugee deal with Australia

US Vice President Mike Pence will visit the Sydney Opera House and Taronga Zoo during a day of site seeing. "The United States of America is determined to work with our allies, and especially with China, to achieve the objective of a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula", Pence said at a press conference in Sydney , Australia.

Global Media Turkey's election board rejects appeals to annul referendum
Author: 0 Turkey's election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

Turkey's prime minister says opposition parties have the right to file objections to the outcome of a recent referendum on expanding presidential powers, but warned that calling for street protests was unacceptable. From the German government's point of view, Turkey must. clear up the questions that have been raised". A defiant Erdogan has dismissed complaints from his domestic opponents and European observers, saying the vote put to an end all debate over the powerful presidency he has long ...

Author: 0 North Korea attack: Kim's nuclear missiles 'ready and aimed at US'

North Korea's state media was defiant in a commentary marking the 85th anniversary of the foundation of the Korean People's Army, saying its military was prepared "to bring to closure the history of USA scheming and nuclear blackmail". The port call by the USS Michigan came as a US aircraft carrier strike group steamed towards Korean waters and as top envoys for North Korea policy from South Korea, Japan and the United States met in Tokyo.

Global Media Lowe's warns customers of gift card scam
Author: 0 Lowe's warns customers of gift card scam

However, this fraudulent page is a scam and looking to steal your information. Do not pay with wire transfers, pre-paid debit cards or gift cards. Holm lives in Springfield and says she didn't fall for the fake Lowe's coupon. Be cautious of popup offers. When trying to retrieve an online coupon, check who is offering it, verify its legitimacy by visiting the company's website, read the fine print, run away from required phone calls and give an offer due diligence if it seems too good to be ...

Author: 0 Michael Flynn Didn't Disclose Russia Payments In Security Clearance Application, Lawmaker Says

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) sent a request last month to the White House and federal agencies seeking the security clearance applications. Today, both Congressman Chaffetz and Cummings said there was "no evidence" that he had either asked for or received such permission. "No former military officer is allowed to accept payments from a foreign government, and my guess is this is probably not the first time this has happened".

Global Media White House to host briefing on North Korea
Author: 0 White House to host briefing on North Korea

USA officials have expressed mounting concern over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the United States and its Asian allies, said Reuters . Senate lawmakers are often briefed on matters of national security but it's extremely uncommon for the entire chamber to visit the White House for such a objective.

Author: 0 Shorten says axing 457 visa a 'con-job'

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said the government is rationalising the process to make sure Australians have jobs while understanding the requirements of industry. Independent anti-immigration politician Pauline Hanson took credit for the announcement, which drew comparisons to moves by US President Donald Trump to tighten skilled-worker visa rules yesterday.

Global Media China Calls for Restraint on North Korea as USS Carl Vinson arrives
Author: 0 China Calls for Restraint on North Korea as USS Carl Vinson arrives

Trump, speaking to reporters, said the council also failed to act in response to a recent Syrian chemical weapons attack, which he called a "great disappointment". The comments came ahead of a failed missile test a day after the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung. Last year, North Korea conducted two nuclear tests, which would have improved its knowledge in making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles.

Global Media Ex-Head of Maternity Hospital Won't Resign From Board
Author: 0 Ex-Head of Maternity Hospital Won't Resign From Board

The National Maternity Hospital, popularly known as Holles Street Hospital, in Dublin, Ireland. "Last week, some five months after the agreement was approved, Dr Boylan, without warning, consultation with or notification to the board, its chair or the Master of the hospital, went public in attacking the agreement".

Global Media Check! HPBOSE 12th Board Exam Result 2017 Declared Today at hpbose.org
Author: 0 Check! HPBOSE 12th Board Exam Result 2017 Declared Today at hpbose.org

It is becuase of this most of the media reports are claiming that the Class 12 results could be declared on Tuesday April 25. - In the screen, enter the roll number/ registration number to view the results . Check! HPBOSE 12th Board Exam Result 2017 Declared Today at hpbose .org:- The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education is also known as HPBOSE is released its result for the students of the school.

Global Media Over 1000 Palestinian Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike In Israel
Author: 0 Over 1000 Palestinian Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike In Israel

A former leader of the Tanzim brigade - the militant wing of the Fatah political party - Barghouti was convicted in 2004 of five counts of murder, including orchestrating attacks against Israelis. Israeli officials were livid with the New York Times after it published an op-ed by Barghouti on April 16, in synch with the start of the strike and omitting any reference to his incarceration being the result of multiple murder convictions.