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Global Media Dead in Maoist attack on police convoy in India
Author: 0 Dead in Maoist attack on police convoy in India

Speaking to media in New Delhi, Mr Singh termed the attack on the personnel as a sad and an unfortunate incident, and vowed that no one will be spared. Sounding weak and with his head bandaged, Kumar said from the hospital bed that the Central Reserve Police Force contingent was in a forested patch to give security to workers engaged in building a road.

Author: 0 United States sanctions 271 employees of Syrian agency over gas attack

The Treasury ordered a freeze on all assets in the United States belonging to 271 employees of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC), and blocked any American person or business from dealing with them. "If the rebels, or even the Western countries, mainly the US, want to strike the Syrian army they could use this pretext again", said Ihsan. "On Syria , the Council failed again this month to respond to Syria's use of chemical weapons", Trump said Monday at a White House ...

Author: 0 Perdue Confirmed as Agriculture Secretary

Senior Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer of NY and Dick Durbin of IL voted 'yes'. He has owned several agricultural businesses, but isn't related to or affiliated with the food company Perdue or the poultry producer Perdue Farms. Under Perdue, USDA may roll back pending fair farm rules that would help level the playing field for livestock producers. "Food is a noble thing to trade", Mr Perdue said.

Author: 0 US Defense Secretary Mattis visits Afghanistan

Afghanistan's defence minister and its Army chief on Monday resigned over the deadly Taliban attack on a military base in the northern province of Balkh on Friday, reported AFP . Some officials said the toll was likely to be even higher. A spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of the Interior said the vehicle bomb was detonated near the Campaign military camp in Khost on Monday, Afghanistan's Khaama Press reported.

Global Media US Concerned Russia Supplying Arms To Afghan Taliban
Author: 0 US Concerned Russia Supplying Arms To Afghan Taliban

He is also expected to hold meetings with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and other Afghan leaders. "Defence Minister Abdullah Habibi and Army Chief of Staff Qadam Shah Shahim stepped down with immediate effect", the presidential palace announced in a post on its Twitter account.

Author: 0 Divisions, protests erupt at German nationalist convention

Delegates meeting in the western German city of Cologne scrapped a motion she introduced to debate the party's future direction, a move Petry called a "mistake". The demonstrations subsided on Sunday with police reporting that only several small-scale protests were held in different parts of Cologne . In a fiery speech, economics professor Meuthen said Germans in his hometown were now "few and far between" and that without action, "the irrevocable change of our homeland into a ...

Global Media Australian Olympic staffer steps down pending investigation
Author: 0 Australian Olympic staffer steps down pending investigation

She writes of a "culture of bullying" at the AOC, and said that in her 12 years at the body, she was aware of at least 12 complaints related to bullying. De Jong has served as chief executive of the AOC and is one of what's believed to be a host of bullying and harassment claims made against Tancred.

Author: 0 Midwest timber industry welcomes tariffs on Canadian lumber

Premier Christy Clark and cabinet ministers are interrupting their election campaign to respond to the U.S. Commerce Department's decision to impose duties of about 20 per cent on Canadian lumber exports. Thanks to free trade, there is also a shortage of red tape and regulation that "blocks and gums up the system", Trudeau added. "But they still have to play by the rules".

Author: 0 Federal legislation on legalizing marijuana unveiled

Adults would be granted the rights to grow up to four plants per residence for personal use. Though some find the bill drastic, a government news release promises a "strict legal framework for the production, sale, distribution and possession of marijuana".

Global Media New White House Webpage Touts Trump's First 100 Days
Author: 0 New White House Webpage Touts Trump's First 100 Days

For example, he's withdrawn the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, created a violent crime task force and lifted restrictions on fossil fuel development. On this, he delivered more than promised - not only finding a new Supreme Court justice but winning Senate confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, who now sits on the court.

Global Media Bernie Sanders says it's 'imperative' that Dems win Georgia seat
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders says it's 'imperative' that Dems win Georgia seat

Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old who won 48 percent of the vote in Georgia's recent special election, is worth $1.7 million and is a "child of privilege", the Dunwoody Crier reported on Tuesday. That spells trouble, possibly in the form of an apathetic or anti-Trump Republican electorate, so there's plenty to be nervous about, as those plugged into the party will admit.

Author: 0 Here's How Gas Prices Could Drop by 50% Very Soon

US crude for June delivery recently traded down $1.07, or 2.1%, to $49.64 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, a three-week low. Brent crude futures were at $53.03 per barrel at 0257 GMT, up 4 cents from their last close. shale oil sector, which might make it hard for Opec to re-enter the market again with its full volume at a later stage". OPEC is keen that non-OPEC play its part in reducing world inventories to support a price rise that has stalled near $55 a barrel.

Global Media California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money
Author: 0 California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

And even if he could, the conditions would have to be clearly related to the funds at issue and not coercive, Orrick said . Orrick wrote that the jurisdictions successfully showed they "are now suffering irreparable harm" because the order violates rights granted to states by the Constitution and because, even if the order hasn't been carried out, it has "caused budget uncertainty" simply by threatening to take away hundreds of millions in federal funds.

Author: 0 Maduro Says Ready for Elections Amid Anti-Government Protests in Caracas

President Nicolas Maduro was due to address his supporters on Wednesday. In the aftermath of the renewal of mass protests in Venezuela, a failing state that each day finds itself stumbling closer toward complete anarchy, one can't help but feel powerless when reports of tear gas flooding the streets of Caracas make headlines across the world.

Author: 0 American Watchdog Group Member Killed In Ukraine Explosion

The organisation's Kiev office said it could not disclose the victims' nationalities because their families were still in the process of being notified. The separatists also accused the monitors of veering off the main road and travelling along an unsafe route not agreed with Russian and Ukrainian representatives.

Author: 0 Prince William, Prince Harry on mom Diana's death: 'We are uniquely bonded'

You are uniquely bonded because of what we've been through. " Harry and I have not talked enough over the years about our mother", says Prince William, to which Harry replies, "Never enough". [William] always said to me "you have got to sit down and think about those memories"'. Duchess Catherine and Prince William were dowsed with water when a cheeky runner at the London Marathon pranked them by spraying them with a water bottle as they went by.

Global Media WTO ruling favours Mexico in US 'dolphin-safe' tuna spat
Author: 0 WTO ruling favours Mexico in US 'dolphin-safe' tuna spat

Last year, Washington amended its tuna labelling guidelines, applying the tougher standards applied to Mexico to all importers. But Mexico argues that the United States applies stricter standards to its exporters to acquire the "dolphin safe" certification than to those from other countries.

Author: 0 Kidnapped Tennessee teen is withdrawn, jittery, family says

Cummins and Thomas became the subject of a nationwide search after he apparently lured the girl into his vehicle outside a restaurant in Columbia, Tennessee, about 45 miles (72.4 km) south of Nashville. Since then, the two had been spotted at a Walmart in Oklahoma City - where according to a criminal complaint, Cummins made reservations at Super 8 motels in March.

Author: 0 Serena Williams Snapchats selfie that suggests she is pregnant

She was sidelined for nearly 12 months after her 2010 Wimbledon victory, returning from a potentially life threatening pulmonary embolism. With the win, Serena surpassed Steffi Graf's tally of 22, thus becoming the most successful women's player in the Open era; only Margaret Court, with 24 titles across the amateur and Open eras, has more.

Author: 0 Trump's fresh attack on Canada's dairy farmers reopens old trade fight

Mr Trump has long voiced concerns about US-Canadian trade. A letter from MacNaughton rebutting American criticism of Canada's trade practices in the dairy industry was released Tuesday. Canada exported about $113 million worth of milk to the USA past year but imported $557 million, meaning a dairy dispute would hurt the US more than Canada.

Author: 0 Canadian leader responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Canada and the USA could suffer from what he called a "thickening" border. Ross said this could amount to $1 billion in new tariffs, as well as $250 million in retroactive collections. The prime minister telephoned Trump late Tuesday to underscore that the U.S. take on softwood lumber was "baseless". If it costs less for buyers to use American-made lumber, they will.

Global Media Trump Administration Taking the Ax to NAFTA With Lumber Tax?
Author: 0 Trump Administration Taking the Ax to NAFTA With Lumber Tax?

But he conceded that, "everything relates to everything else when you're trying to negotiate". Because dairy United States farms continue to expand and push for ever greater production, at some point (aka now) there is no room in market, the market is saturated and farmers will suffer.

Global Media Halliburton gains from surge in North America drilling
Author: 0 Halliburton gains from surge in North America drilling

Finally, Citigroup Inc decreased their target price on Halliburton Company from $65.00 to $63.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, January 25th. Equities research analysts expect that Halliburton Company will post $0.96 EPS for the current year. The ex-dividend date was Monday, February 27th.

Author: 0 GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance

But on Tuesday night, some leading Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate expressed optimism that Congress could pass the longer-term bill and avoid having to rely on another temporary extension of last year's funding levels. Both Democratic leaders had criticized Trump earlier Monday. "It's really good news that the president seems to be taking the wall off the table", Schumer said on the Senate floor on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say

Oversight investigators also revealed last month that Flynn had received $530,000 for work his lobbying firm did that, according to the committee , likely benefited the Republic of Turkey. The retired general was sacked for failing to completely inform Vice President Mike Pence about talks he had Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak where he discussed American sanctions on Russia.

Global Media Atlanta Braves begin new ballpark chapter at SunTrust Park
Author: 0 Atlanta Braves begin new ballpark chapter at SunTrust Park

San Diego (5-8) needs a well-pitched game because the Padres have been outscored 18-6 in the series as the Braves (5-6) stretched their winning streak to four games. Banks has been an usher for the Braves dating back to their first year at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in 1966. SunTrust Park hosted a couple of games before the official opening night - a Braves exhibition against the Yankees on March 31 to wrap up spring training, followed by a college baseball game last weekend between ...

Global Media Arkansas death row inmates to be executed Monday
Author: 0 Arkansas death row inmates to be executed Monday

Williams weighed 400 pounds, and his attorneys had argued that his lethal injection could cause excessive pain because of his health. Arkansas won't move forward with plans to execute one of two inmates who had been slated to be put to death on Thursday night.

Author: 0 At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"

Le Pen accounted for 21.3% of first round votes, finishing runner-up to Emmanuel Macron who received 24% of all votes. So far, those candidates have nearly all backed Macron , with one holdout: far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who begrudgingly left the decision to his supporters through his website.

Author: 0 Flynn Ex-Trump aide did not report Russia payments: lawmakers

Cummings said Flynn's failure to formally report the Russian payments on paperwork requesting his security clearance amounted to concealment of the money, which could be prosecuted as a felony. However, neither Cummings nor Chaffetz said they felt the White House was obstructing their investigation. He also suggested that it would be "outlandish" to provide the committee with information about every call Flynn made as national security adviser.

Global Media The French election, explained in 500 words
Author: 0 The French election, explained in 500 words

Marine Le Pen, National Front political party candidate for French 2017 presidential election, visits the meat pavilion at the Rungis global food market, near Paris , during her campaign, France, Tuesday, Apri. President Francois Hollande on Monday urged the nation to vote for the centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron, in the decisive presidential run-off on May 7, saying the former economy minister was best placed to unite the people of France.

Global Media Senator Baldwin encourages Perdue to visit Wisconsin dairy farmers
Author: 0 Senator Baldwin encourages Perdue to visit Wisconsin dairy farmers

The Canadian government protects its dairy industry through import tariffs and other measures, and dairy farmers in Canada have recently slashed some of their prices to undercut United States dairy farmers. "You know the big farmers that are milking 5,000 cows are going to 7,000 cows and that's happening in Wisconsin", Pirman said. Blaming Canada for restricting market access to ultra-filtered milk is missing the real issue facing Wisconsin farmers, they said.

Global Media Sukma attack: Centre to form new anti-naxal strategy
Author: 0 Sukma attack: Centre to form new anti-naxal strategy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the attack cowardly and deplorable. As news reached the families of six CRPF personnel, who were among the 25 uniformed men killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Monday, there was a sudden wave of sorrow and anger among thousands of villagers.

Author: 0 Trump Says No US Military Role in Libya

Trump on Thursday praised Italy's contributions to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and its efforts to promote stability in Libya. President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands as he meets with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington , Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Global Media Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan
Author: 0 Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan

Trump tweeted last week that the 100 days point was "ridiculous". As President Trump approaches his 100th day in office, he has already begun to address his accomplishments and media perception at rallies and on Twitter . With his 100th day nearing on April 29, Trump has been ordering studies and signing executive orders. Another friend told Trump he had stopped going to France after a spate of recent terrorist attacks, declaring, "France is no longer France".

Global Media North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary day
Author: 0 North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary day

Trump sent the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group for exercises off the Korean Peninsula as a warning to North Korea and a show of solidarity with USA allies. Earlier Tuesday, a U.S. submarine made a port call in South Korea in what USA officials said was a show of force amid mounting tensions in the region.

Global Media US Defence Secretary slams 'barbaric enemy' Taliban
Author: 0 US Defence Secretary slams 'barbaric enemy' Taliban

Other officials said the toll was likely to be even higher. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit Monday, hours after his Afghan counterpart resigned over a deadly Taliban attack that triggered anger and left the embattled army in disarray.

Global Media North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'no longer obsolete', says Trump
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'no longer obsolete', says Trump

More than 5 million Syrians are living in neighboring countries as refugees, according to the United Nations, with Turkey alone hosting almost 3 million. "We may be at an all-time low relationship with Russian Federation". "I think that the secretary general has made clear that he also views it as a priority to get allies to shoulder a greater burden of defense investment and so the president and secretary general are likely to see eye to eye on that issue", the official said.

Author: 0 Moving beyond China and Mexico, Trump targets Canada trade

Earlier in the day, Trump exuded confidence that the move would not result in a trade war with Canada. "No. And there's a feeling in the dairy industry that they are a little bit abrupt in the action they took the week before", Ross noted .

Author: 0 Hon Amy Adams: Dawn Service, Gallipoli

Some these airmen lost their lives while supporting the jungle fighters and now lie buried in the Chittagong and Comilla war cemeteries. The morning's grey, overcast skies reflected the sombre mood at Tugu Negara here, where a memorial service was held to commemorate Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) Day, which marks their pivotal landing in Gallipoli, Turkey, during World War I in 1915.

Global Media Nova Scotia remains in limbo over softwood lumber exemption
Author: 0 Nova Scotia remains in limbo over softwood lumber exemption

The heated rhetoric came amid fresh attacks from the US president against Canada's dairy industry, and just months after a warm meeting between Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Washington, where Trump said the U.S. Ross said that while no immediate further actions against Canada are being contemplated, the trade disputes point to the need to renegotiate NAFTA sooner rather than later.

Global Media Buses will ply in Chennai on Tuesday despite DMK bandh call
Author: 0 Buses will ply in Chennai on Tuesday despite DMK bandh call

He also warned the Central Government "to not sow seeds of emergence of third generation Anti-Hindi Imposition protests through its brute force maneuvers to push India into becoming Hindia". Pandian fainted in the melee, they said. CPI, VCK, Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) and a host of trade unions affiliated to the opposition parties, farmers bodies, the film fraternity and other organisations including a lorry operators association have pledged support to the general shutdown.

Author: 0 Top Afghan Defense Officials Resign After Attack Kills More Than 100 Troops

The U.S. defense secretary will meet with the battlefield commanders as well as the Gen. John Nicholson, who leads U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Officials say almost a dozen of the attackers wore army uniforms and rode in military vehicles, raising concerns of help from inside the compound.

Global Media Afghan Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign Over Deadly Attack
Author: 0 Afghan Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign Over Deadly Attack

Around the time Mattis arrived, Ghani's office announced that he had accepted the resignations of Defense Minister Abdullah Habibi and the army chief of staff. A report released at the beginning of this year by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction made clear that, despite the Pentagon pouring some $70 billion into arming and training the Afghan National Army, the force is steadily losing ground to insurgent groups, while suffering record casualties.

Global Media 4/20 is Black Friday for marijuana merchants
Author: 0 4/20 is Black Friday for marijuana merchants

In honor of 4/20, CBS conducted a new poll which showed that support for the legalization of marijuana has reached an all-time high . A CBS News survey , released on Thursday, April 20 - a day that has become a pot holiday - found that more than six in 10 Americans, or 61 percent, said they believe marijuana should be legal, a five-point increase over a year ago and 10-point jump from 2014.

Global Media Death toll in Venezuela's political unrest rises to at least 24
Author: 0 Death toll in Venezuela's political unrest rises to at least 24

The prosecutor's office did not specify the political allegiance of Tuesday's victim, though media in Lara said he was an opposition sympathizer. "We talk of votes". Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said on state TV late Tuesday that she had been instructed by President Nicolas Maduro to initiate the country's withdrawal from the Washington-based OAS if the region's foreign ministers hold a meeting on the country's crisis without his administration's backing.

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