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Global Media United States general suggests Russian Federation arming Taliban
Author: 0 United States general suggests Russian Federation arming Taliban

On Monday, a small group of demonstrators gathered outside the presidential palace in Kabul to demand the resignation of top Afghan defence officials over the attack. Mattis arrived for an unannounced visit as the Trump administration weighs sending in more US troops to help the Afghans fight the Islamic extremist insurgency.

Author: 0 'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

Soules was booked into the jail at 1:16 a.m. on a criminal charge of leaving the scene of an accident at which a death occurred, a jail employee told The Des Moines Register . Soules starred on season 19 of the ABC reality show in 2015 in which dozens of single women competed for his affections. Soules has used his celebrity to advocate for agriculture issues.

Author: 0 North Korea 'ready to hit back'

Leader Kim Jong Un was shown clapping and smiling from a reviewing box. With his approach, Trump is tearing up the old playbook of how to deal with North Korea, analysts said. "The fact is, this regime is never going to voluntarily give up nuclear weapons, they're the ace in the hole", he said. North Korea on Saturday warned the USA not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is "ready to hit back with nuclear attacks".

Global Media Imran Khan to hold protest rally to demand Nawaz Sharif's resignation
Author: 0 Imran Khan to hold protest rally to demand Nawaz Sharif's resignation

Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that there is not enough evidence to convict Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of corruption after the 2016 Panama Paper leaks linked his children to three offshore accounts. The case was filed by the opposition party leader and the famous cricketer Imran Khan who accused that his kids had laundered huge sum of money to enrich themselves.

Global Media Significance for Holy Week for Christians
Author: 0 Significance for Holy Week for Christians

Let us dedicate ourselves to the service of the weak and downtrodden", the Mukherjee wrote. This experience is open to anyone who will take the risks of personal commitment to Christ as Lord. "According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you".

Author: 0 Trump unlikely to upend Iran deal, says lead negotiator

From NAFTA to the Iran nuclear agreement to the Paris climate accord, President Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric is colliding with the reality of governing. Another Western diplomat called the administration comments "a politically acceptable way of sending the certification to Congress" that Iran is holding to the deal, describing it as "certification dressed up in rhetoric" of criticism toward Tehran.

Global Media Turkey's justice minister says contesting referendum moot
Author: 0 Turkey's justice minister says contesting referendum moot

FILE- In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017 photo, supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, chant slogans during a protest outside Istanbul's Court House. CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said that he respected the nation's will, but that the decision to allow the unstamped ballots overshadowed the results, even though such practices have taken place in the past and his party had even appealed to count unstamped ballots as valid.

Author: 0 No repeat, Russia, Syria, Iran warn US

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says government troops and allied forces have already entered Madaya, one of the opposition-held towns evacuated of rebels. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the airstrikes were a significant blow to relations between Moscow and Washington. The organization has not revealed any details, citing the need to preserve the integrity of the probe and the safety of OPCW staff.

Author: 0 Ivanka forced to defend Donald Trump in Berlin

Ivanka Trump has said is still "rather unfamiliar" with her role as U.S. first daughter and stressed that, as a White House adviser, she does not represent her fashion business. "I need to address one more point". When Merkel visited the White House in March, some critics had thought it inappropriate that the elected chancellor was seated next to the president's daughter.

Author: 0 Troops mass in Pyongyang show of strength

Meanwhile, China also issued a stern warning on Friday that a conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment" after Pyongyang vowed a "merciless" response to any U.S. In a statement on official news agency KCNA, the North's Korean People's Army said Trump had "entered the path of open threat and blackmail against the DPRK ".

Author: 0 Parties in France unite against Le Pen

Ms Le Pen has pledged to hold a referendum on exiting the European Union and the euro, as well as pursuing a protectionist trade policies and closing France's border. He was frequently accused of making xenophobic and anti-Semitic statements and Ms Le Pen expelled him from the party in 2015. Ms Le Pen was booed by some workers in the fruits and vegetables section.

Global Media North Korea marks founder's 105th birth anniversary
Author: 0 North Korea marks founder's 105th birth anniversary

Pyongyang residents have been seen practicing. Despite reports that Washington is considering military action if the North goes ahead with another nuclear test, Han did not rule out the possibility of a test in the near future. Amid growing tensions with the US President Donald Trump who promised to " take care " of North Korea, the communist officials told foreign journalists on Tuesday that a " big and important event " is expected to take place.

Global Media GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit
Author: 0 GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

They're not the same thing. The new president has been busy, but he hasn't been effective. Trump has said he fired Michael Flynn because of misleading comments he made to the vice president about his discussions with the Russian ambassador during the transition.

Author: 0 Roberts: Senate confirms Trump's pick for agriculture secretary

Congressman Adrian Smith said in a statement that the confirmation of Secretary Perdue is great news for Nebraska agriculture. These industries contribute to the state's economy and tourism. Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was overwhelmingly confirmed by the U-S Senate yesterday as Secretary of Agriculture . Based on my conversations with Gov.

Author: 0 France says it will prove Syria's Assad used chemical weapons

A senior Israeli military official said Israeli intelligence believes Syrian military commanders ordered the attack, with Assad's knowledge. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said last week that the Tomahawk cruise missile strike on April 7 had destroyed about 20 percent of the Syria's operational aircraft.

Global Media Houston, Nene take 3-1 series lead
Author: 0 Houston, Nene take 3-1 series lead

Gibson built a sterling reputation in Chicago, but the Brooklyn, New York native is more concerned with the respect he's earned since his arrival. If he wants to say, 'I don't want to answer that, fine'. "Say, 'Russell, you ain't played well at all.' Say, 'Russell, the team hasn't played well.' Don't say, 'When Russell goes out, the team don't play well.' It don't matter", Westbrook said.

Global Media Pot 'smoke-in' on Capitol grounds: 4 arrests for lighting up
Author: 0 Pot 'smoke-in' on Capitol grounds: 4 arrests for lighting up

Nikolas Schiller, a co-founder of the group D.C. Marijuana Justice, says two men and two women were arrested by U.S. Capitol police shortly after they started smoking on Monday afternoon. "We have to do it because the issue is dropping off the radar", Adam Eidinger, DCMJ co-founder, told DCist about marijuana legalization. Eidinger is one of two activists facing criminal charges after his arrest during the 4/20 cannabis giveaway.

Global Media Assad regime used chemical weapons, U.S. tells Moscow
Author: 0 Assad regime used chemical weapons, U.S. tells Moscow

But that prospect appeared remote, with Trump's secretary of state Rex Tillerson getting a frosty reception in Moscow, and Russian Federation using its UN Security Council veto to swat down a US-backed resolution demanding Syrian cooperation in probing last week's suspected chemical attack.

Author: 0 US Submarine Arrives in South Korea as Tensions Rise

Military exercises such as the one undertaken by North Korea are not unprecedented and it was always likely there would have been a show of military force on Armed Forces Day. North Korea launched two missile tests this month while Trump and his senior aides have warned that "all options are on the table" against Pyongyang, including military action.

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

Tillerson insisted that the nuclear deal was a failure as it only delayed and does not avert Iran's goal of becoming a nuclear state. The US President said his administration was analysing the agreement signed under former president Barack Obama "very, very carefully" and would take a decision on it soon.

Author: 0 South Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

South Korea's navy said it was conducting a live-fire exercise with us destroyers on Tuesday in waters west of the Korean peninsula and would soon join the carrier strike group approaching the region. On April 15 - the 105th birthday of Kim Il-sung, the country's founder - the North staged a large military parade, flaunting what analysts said could be new intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Author: 0 Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria

The resolution submitted by the U.S., France and the United Kingdom was slightly revised from a previous text presented last week in response to the sarin gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun. "I think it's very bad for Russian Federation". Russian Federation has criticized previous investigations carried out by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations which blamed the Syrian government for at least three chemical weapons attacks.

Author: 0 Mnuchin, White House team to meet McConnell, Ryan on tax reform

Details will be limited to "here are some of the ideas that we like, some of the ideas we don't like ... here are some of the rates we're talking about", Mulvaney said. Edwin Truman, who served as a senior Treasury official in the Clinton and Obama administrations, says Dodd-Frank encourages banks to raise more capital and be more open about their activities.

Global Media Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen
Author: 0 Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen

In 2012, 60 Minutes examined why Gulen is in the U.S. Ankara has said that FETO is behind a long-running campaign to overthrow the state through the infiltration of Turkish institutions, particularly the military, police and judiciary. But his critics fear further drift into authoritarianism, with a leader they see as bent on eroding modern Turkey's democracy and secular foundations.

Global Media Tim Farron: 'Bogus' Brexit arguments not the reason Theresa May called election
Author: 0 Tim Farron: 'Bogus' Brexit arguments not the reason Theresa May called election

Theresa May will reportedly include her Brexit negotiating priorities in the Conservative General Election manifesto to lock Remain-backing Tory MPs and the House of Lords into backing her stance. But addressing a hall in London packed with supporters, the beleaguered Corbyn denied a Conservative victory was a "foregone conclusion", pointing to his own unlikely election as Labour leader in 2015.

Global Media Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos dealt one-match ban for Lionel Messi challenge
Author: 0 Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos dealt one-match ban for Lionel Messi challenge

That's as good of a team move as you'll see, sparked by Sergi Roberto at the beginning - but there was never a doubt who the assassin would be on the business end of that run. Barca shrugged off being dumped out of the Champions League by Juventus in midweek to record a pulsating 3-2 victory over their bitter rivals on their own patch at the Santiago Bernabeu .

Author: 0 Cuomo calls on Trump to fight Canadian dairy pricing; president vows action

Trump said on Thursday that the United States will report in the next two weeks what it intends to do with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA ), which he has promised to renegotiate. Because of this, it's had a negative impact on several USA dairy producers, including Cayuga Milk Ingredients in Aurelius. "I was in Wisconsin the other day, and I want to end and add by saying that Canada what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace ".

Global Media To widen appeal, Le Pen steps down as party leader
Author: 0 To widen appeal, Le Pen steps down as party leader

Le Pen's father, in 2002. "We have collectively made the National Front normal", he lamented. "We are in nearly flawless opposition on all points", Florian Philippot, the party's vice-president, told France 2 television on Monday. "I've come here to start the second round campaign in the only way I know - on the ground with the French people", she said. "There's no choice but to vote against extremism", conservative candidate Francois Fillon said in his concession speech.

Author: 0 Draft Bernie activists invite Bernie Sanders to town hall

She said that Mello would "strip women - one of the most critical constituencies of the party - of our basic rights and freedom". Never has it been so clear: "on abortion, there is no room for dissent or exceptions among Democrats, only support for the party's radical platform which calls for abortion on-demand, up until the moment of birth, paid for by taxpayer dollars", said SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser.

Author: 0 General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to 'change poll's course'

He told Andrew Dickens the snap election will push out the date of the next election, reducing her political risks. She said she would be holding the vote as the United Kingdom was in need of stable leadership that could guarantee certainty and security in the face of the Brexit negotiations that are soon to begin.

Author: 0 North Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary - Yonhap

South Korea says key parts of a contentious US missile defense system have been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power. "This is a real threat to the world, whether we want to talk about it or not", Trump said Monday at a lunch for ambassadors of countries who sit on the Security Council.

Author: 0 Tad Cummins' lawyer defends him: He 'has no history of violence'

The 15-year-old Tennessee teen allegedly abducted by her adult teacher is safe and sound and working to get back to a normal life. They also revealed Cummins admitted to switching vehicle license plates twice, disabling his vehicle's GPS system, using aliases, altering his appearance, using only cash and sticking to back roads during his almost six weeks on the run.

Author: 0 1200 imprisoned Palestinian terrorists launch hunger strike

The protest began Tuesday and was led by Marwan Barghouti , imprisoned since 2002. The former Tanzim leader, wrote in the op-ed that a hunger strike was "the most peaceful form of resistance available" against what he said is "Israel's illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners".

Global Media EL CHAPO Act proposes funding Trump wall with cash from drug lord
Author: 0 EL CHAPO Act proposes funding Trump wall with cash from drug lord

Guzman has any assets at all", his lawyers, Michael Schneider and Michelle Gelernt , told the Daily News Tuesday. The US president, who had vowed to build a wall on the country's southern border and make Mexico pay for it, has been pushing the Republican-controlled Congress to include funding for it in the next spending bill.

Global Media Now Russia says Syria chemical attack might have been staged
Author: 0 Now Russia says Syria chemical attack might have been staged

The foreign ministers from Russia, Syria and Iran, meeting Friday in Moscow , said any further unilateral action by the U.S.in Syria would be met with "grave consequences" and pose a danger to the entire world. "We find it necessary to conduct a thorough, objective, impartial and professional investigation and will insist, in the framework of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and in NY, in the United Nations, on sending inspectors to the site of the incident as well as ...

Global Media 'Mass murder' complaint filed against Philippines President
Author: 0 'Mass murder' complaint filed against Philippines President

Rodrigo Duterte-who has said he would like to kill as many drug dealers and users as Hitler killed Jews, and offhandedly claimed to have once thrown someone out of a helicopter-has explicitly encouraged the extrajudicial killing of drug dealers and users, and implied his own involvement with the notorious Davao Death Squad .

Author: 0 North Korea marks army anniversary with live fire drill

Washington and Pyongyang have been ratcheting up pressure on each other in recent weeks, with the United States sending a aircraft carrier group and nuclear submarine to the region and North Korea attempting more missile launches in defiance of layers of UN sanctions.

Author: 0 Russia's actions in Ukraine 'obstacle' to improved relations

Ukraine has launched an investigation into the death of an American working for the European security watchdog OSCE, whose vehicle hit a landmine in the country's conflict-hit east, the general prosecutor's office (GPU) said on Monday. The unarmed, civilian OSCE mission with more than 700 global observers was deployed in 2014. "This death underscores the increasingly risky conditions under which these courageous monitors work, including access restrictions, threats, and harassment", a ...

Global Media 10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks
Author: 0 10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

French police have made 10 arrests in connection to the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a kosher supermarket in Paris in January 2015. Separately, police have also arrested four people in an anti-terror probe in the town of Trappes west of Paris, the prosecutors' office said.

Global Media Enrique Describes Messi As Best In Football History
Author: 0 Enrique Describes Messi As Best In Football History

But Barca looked well on the road to victory when Ivan Rakitic's stunning effort put the visitors 2-1 in front before Madrid captain Sergio Ramos was sent off for a wild lunge on Messi. "It wasn't easy to be back for this kind of fixture, but we did it". Lionel Messi yesterday hailed Barcelona's dramatic 3-2 Clasico victory over arch-rivals Real Madrid as an "important step" in the race for the La Liga title.

Global Media South Korea deploys parts of US missile defense
Author: 0 South Korea deploys parts of US missile defense

The submarine is expected to take part in military exercises with the Carl Vinson warship group, which the U.S. said it was dispatching to North Korea earlier this month to "maintain readiness" in the region. And the USS Michigan, a guided-missile submarine, made a port call to the South Korean city of Busan. USA special representative Joseph Yun said he discussed American policy to "enhance pressure" on Pyongyang "because we really do not believe that North Korea is ready to engage us ...