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Author: 0 Venezuelan unrest continues as Maduro decides to quit OAS

European Union lawmakers today overwhelmingly condemned "brutal repression" in Venezuela , where anti-government unrest has left 28 people dead this month. Violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces claimed a 32nd life in capital, Caracas , on Wednesday, according to some sources.

Author: 0 United Kingdom to join U.S. action in Syria if new chemical attack

Asked whether that would need the approval of Parliament, Johnson replied: "I think that needs to be tested". He said May would be ready to commit Britain to join any future USA -led military action in response to the use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Author: 0 Syrian Drone Downed Over Israeli Golan by Patriot Missile

No casualties were reported . The Syrian military said the attack was carried out by Israel and aimed to "raise the morale of terrorist groups" the government maintains are waging war against President Bashar Assad's forces. Hezbollah fired more than 4,000 rockets on Israel in the 2006 war. Pro-government Al-Mayadeen TV said the missiles had been fired by Israeli jets flying above the Golan Heights.

Author: 0 BC leaders square off in TV debate

The B.C. Liberal leader made the announcement at a paper products company in Surrey while campaigning for the May 9 provincial election, saying most of the "dirty" coal that is exported from the province comes from the U.S. Liberals have also highlighted the struggles of Quebec's universal child care program, which has long waiting lists and majority usage by higher-income families.

Global Media How Russia and Syria lied about the chemical weapons attack
Author: 0 How Russia and Syria lied about the chemical weapons attack

The six-page document - drawn up by France's military and foreign intelligence services - said it reached its conclusion based on samples they had obtained from the impact strike on the ground and a blood sample from a victim. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on April 26 that Moscow's position on the attack was "unchanged" and "that the only way to establish the truth about what happened in Khan Sheikhun is an impartial worldwide investigation".

Global Media Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US
Author: 0 Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US

WASHINGTON (AP ) - The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary White House briefing served to tamp down talk of military action against an unpredictable and increasingly unsafe USA adversary.

Global Media When should USA brace for North Korea's next missile or nuke test?
Author: 0 When should USA brace for North Korea's next missile or nuke test?

The top U.S. Commander in the Pacific Admiral Harry Harris said on Wednesday the THAAD system would be operational "in coming days" bolstering the ability to defend the U.S. South Korea and the United States agreed on Thursday on "swift punitive measures" against North Korea in the event of more provocation, although the United States signalled sanctions and diplomatic pressure were its priorities for now.

Global Media Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war
Author: 0 Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said Damascus is negotiating with regime ally Moscow to buy the latest Russian anti-missile system to repel Israeli and American attacks. The incident comes after Syria accused Israel of striking a military installation near Damascus International Airport setting off a series of pre-dawn explosions.

Author: 0 Arkansas Executes Two More Men

His death warrant had been due to expire at midnight CT. Williams was executed more than three hours after the execution of Jack Jones, 52, according to officials at Cummins Unit prison. Through his lawyer, he published a statement, which said: "I want people to know that when I came to prison I made up my mind that I would be a better person when I left than when I came in".

Global Media Kodak Black Found Guilty On Several
Author: 0 Kodak Black Found Guilty On Several "Probation" Accounts

Among the violations as listed by Judge Michael Lynch were a failure to attend an anger management course and going, without any authorization, to Club Lexx, a Miami-area strip club. Finally, a security officer allocated to look after for Kodak Black . The track of the newest "fast and the Furious" movie and the single on the top charts has made the American rapper more dapper than ever.

Global Media No US role in Libya beyond defeating IS, says Trump
Author: 0 No US role in Libya beyond defeating IS, says Trump

Trump spoke with the AP ahead of his 100th day in office. Pence's stop in Jakarta on a 10-day swing through the Asia-Pacific, meeting with Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, sends a message that Trump's interests in Asia extend beyond North Korea and the massive USA trade imbalance with China.

Global Media Tom Brady skipping WH visit, citing 'family matters'
Author: 0 Tom Brady skipping WH visit, citing 'family matters'

It's the players who are missing, and the reason they stayed home. The New York Times tweeted a photo comparing the photo of the Patriots Wednesday meeting at the White House and when the team met President Obama in 2015. The thing is, it doesn't matter how many Patriots went to the White House on Wednesday. Safety Devin McCourty and running back LeGarrette Blount both said they would decline because they did not feel welcome at the White House .

Global Media Korea urges China to listen to int'l call to stop THAAD retaliation
Author: 0 Korea urges China to listen to int'l call to stop THAAD retaliation

Far from being a display of military organisation, Pregent instead claims that the glasses are regular flat-faced frames, as opposed to the "ballistic safety glasses" that are usually favoured by military units. The cost of that mistake would be the lives of not just 80,000 American military personnel but also countless South Korean and Japanese lives as well.

Global Media How to Watch the 2017 NFL Draft on TV and Streaming Online
Author: 0 How to Watch the 2017 NFL Draft on TV and Streaming Online

Ulrich is wondering the same thing a lot of Browns fans are wondering: Whether they will pick the best player or the most valuable player at No. 1 overall. But Pace didn't divulge which of the elite top three are offensive players or defensive players. The Eagles were not supposed to pick in the first round this year due to the trade to get the No.

Author: 0 Pentagon investigating Flynn for illegal payments

Cummings said Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz , the Republican chairman of the House panel, had not followed up and insisted that the White House release more documents, nor had he called Flynn to testify. Flynn stepped down as Trump's national security adviser on February 13 after lying about contact he had with Russian officials. And in addition to the payments and dealings with Russia, Flynn also failed to disclose $530,000 his company received at the height of the Trump campaign for ...

Global Media Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza
Author: 0 Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza

Khalil Rizeq of the Union of Palestinian Chambers of Commerce described the strike as the largest in years. "As the freedom and dignity battle continues, the (Israeli) occupation escalates its discourse and oppressive measures against our children and our heroes who are fighting this saga", the support committee said in a statement.

Author: 0 U.S. senators travel to White House for extraordinary North Korea briefing

China earlier on Thursday welcomed an apparently softer tone by the United States on the North Korean nuclear and missile crisis but stressed its opposition to a US missile defense system being deployed in South Korea. "I think Kim Jong-un has elevated that to a cycle of provocation, provocation, provocation", he told the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Trump Criticizes Canadian Milk Policy As 'Very Unfair'

Department of Commerce's decision to impose an unfair and punitive duty", Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, and Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said in a joint statement. Shane Sauer says his 120-head farm east of Madison and other such small operations have always been led to believe the market for milk was near endless.

Global Media Russia condemns apparent Israeli strike on Syria
Author: 0 Russia condemns apparent Israeli strike on Syria

The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel's Ambassador to Moscow last month to protest about a different Israeli military strike in Syria, near the city of Palmyra. In March 2017, Damascus warned Tel Aviv that it will retaliate if Israel continues to conduct airstrikes on Syrian territory. The Syrian leader also stressed that no country that had supported the opposition would be allowed to participate in the reconstruction of the country.

Author: 0 Berlin: Ivanka Trump booed for defending her father

In this Tuesday, April 25 photo, Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, center, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, attend a dinner after they participated in the W20 Summit in Berlin . On her first global trip as an official representative of the USA, the first daughter was put on the spot about her father's attitude towards women, Politico reported.

Author: 0 Turkish army, Kurdish militia exchange fire across Syria border

But both the U.S. and Russian Federation - despite backing opposite sides in the brutal Syrian civil war - regard the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) operating in Syria as essential in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group.

Global Media Afghan army chief, defense minister resign after attack
Author: 0 Afghan army chief, defense minister resign after attack

Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh. Mattis, making his first visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief, was due to meet top officials including President Ashraf Ghani less than two weeks after the U.S. Separately four security guards were killed after a suicide bomber attacked their checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan. His visit to Afghanistan's capital follows the April 16 visit by Trump's national security adviser, Army Lt.

Author: 0 Congress Members Urge Trump to Re-Work Paris Agreement

That's the argument made by North Dakota Representative Kevin Cramer, who served as an informal energy adviser to Trump on the campaign trail, and eight other Republican lawmakers who sent a letter to Trump in advance of the meeting arguing the USA should stay in the deal but revise its climate pledge.

Author: 0 USA misunderstands NAFTA, North American business body says

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross earlier this week, adding conversations have often been "detailed and substantive" on lumber. As Colbert explained, the dispute is over cheap Canadian softwood, with which the US lumber industry claims "Cold Mexico" floods our markets.

Global Media U.S. may need stronger defense against North Korea missiles: admiral
Author: 0 U.S. may need stronger defense against North Korea missiles: admiral

The president aims to "pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear, ballistic missile, and proliferation programs by tightening economic sanctions and pursuing diplomatic measures with our allies and regional partners", read a statement from Pentagon chief Jim Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.

Global Media DeLaet, Donald share RBC Heritage lead
Author: 0 DeLaet, Donald share RBC Heritage lead

Shot of the day: Donald had tugged his tee shot on the par-5 second hole into the trees, but he carved out an accurate approach that trundled up within 4 feet of the hole. He had three birdies on the final five holes before the turn to share the lead with Simpson for a time. "The last five holes I hit every shot just kind of how I was looking".

Author: 0 US admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

Amid soaring tensions ahead of North Korea's apparent ramping up for a sixth nuclear test, the US Navy on April 8 said it was directing a naval strike group headed by the USS Carl Vinson carrier to "sail north" from the waters off Singapore, as a "prudent measure" to deter Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Door seems closed completely to Trump tax returns release

In an appearance on Good Morning America on Thursday, Mnuchin was asked whether the White House's proposal would result in the middle class paying less. President Trump's tax plan "is all about creating jobs and growing the economy", Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Fox News's Tucker Carlson Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Early indication of China doing better job on North Korea

Harris, testifying before the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, said THAAD "will be operational in the coming days ". The statement outlined how the Trump administration aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear and ballistic missile programs through economic sanctions and further diplomatic initiatives.

Author: 0 Trump signs executive order for national monuments

Many who visit to hike or enjoy the beauty of nature said it would be a shame if the area is damaged by development. "That's a sacred place", he said. Although we won't know much more until this summer, the order could lead to the reduction or even elimination of monuments designated by three previous presidents.

Author: 0 Housing, the overdose crisis, leadership feature in feisty B.C. leaders' debate

New Democrat candidate Shane Simpson attended the Greens' announcement and says the only reasonable choice facing voters on May 9 is between the NDP and the Liberals. Liberals. He dismissed Horgan's repeated remarks that the NDP has tried six times to introduce new rules barring corporate and union donations to political parties but the Liberals would not agree as hypocritical, as long as the NDP does the same.

Author: 0 Pentagon probes former Trump aide Flynn's foreign payments

According to documents released by HOC's ranking Democrat, Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, was warned by Pentagon officials as early as October 2014 "not to take foreign government-sourced money without "advance approval" from the Pentagon", the Associated Press notes .

Author: 0 Flynn was warned not to accept foreign payments in 2014

Gen. Flynn's disclosure of payments related to activities that occurred in 2015 and 2016, prior to his service in the White House", Short wrote in a letter dated April 19 that was sent to committee leaders. Flynn's firm filed as a foreign agent last month with the Justice Department for its consulting work and acknowledged that it may have benefited the government of Turkey.

Global Media Japan and US test anti-missile ships during joint military exercises
Author: 0 Japan and US test anti-missile ships during joint military exercises

The White House plans to host all members of the Senate for a briefing on North Korea on Wednesday. He said such comments from North Korea, while disturbing, are generally much more bark than bite. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshide Suga said Kanasugi and his Chinese counterpart Wu Dawei were also likely to meet on Wednesday. Earlier, the U.S.

Author: 0 Iran denounces Turkish air raid on Iraq

He described the Turkish warning "as a notification, as opposed to coordination" with a trusted ally. The Combined Air Operations Center in Qatar, responsible for providing command and air control in regions including Iraq and Syria , was also informed in advance, Muftuoglu said.The Russian foreign ministry said Turkey's had violated the fundamental principles of intergovernmental relations.

Author: 0 Leaving NAFTA would be 'shock to the system'

Some analysts suggested that with the Trump administration approaching its 100-day mark and the clock ticking on NAFTA, the draft order could have been an attempt for the US president to flex some muscle over the negotiations. It's the United States that hasn't been able to start the talks because it doesn't have its trade representative in place. Details about the draft executive order on the Nafta were not immediately available.

Global Media South Korea missile defense online in 'coming days'
Author: 0 South Korea missile defense online in 'coming days'

Klug reported from Seoul , South Korea . China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, burnishing President Xi Jinping's credentials as commander-in-chief ahead of a Communist Party leadership reshuffle this year. They heard sobering responses. Pyongyang carrying out a massive artillery fire drill to mark the 85th anniversary of the North Korean army. 'So US officials should know this clearly and feel responsible, not play with their beaks thoughtlessly, ' it said.

Global Media Turkish military and US-backed forces in Syria exchange fire on border
Author: 0 Turkish military and US-backed forces in Syria exchange fire on border

He added: "We have expressed those concerns to the government of Turkey directly". It also killed six Kurdish peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq yesterday in an apparent accident. "Turkish strikes were conducted without proper coordination with the Coalition or the Government of Iraq ", he said. He described the Turkish warning "as a notification, as opposed to coordination" with a trusted ally.

Global Media U.S. delivers THAAD missile defense gear to South Korea site: Yonhap
Author: 0 U.S. delivers THAAD missile defense gear to South Korea site: Yonhap

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a U.S. guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions. Trump noted that he gave an order to launch the Cruise missiles on Syria while having a "beautiful piece of chocolate cake" with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Global Media USA citizen detained in North Korea, Pyongyang threatens to sink aircraft carrier
Author: 0 USA citizen detained in North Korea, Pyongyang threatens to sink aircraft carrier

Harry Harris Jr., told Congress. The U.S.is sending the Vinson to waters near the Korean Peninsula in a show of force amid concerns about North Korea's nuclear and missile development. A rapid tempo of North Korean weapons testing in the past year has pushed Kim Jong Un's authoritarian nation closer to developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the USA mainland.

Author: 0 Wisconsin dairy farms face closure due to Canadian policies

This new trade policy has had immediate effects on Wisconsin dairy farmers. He made the comment on Tuesday while imposing sizeable tariffs on all softwood lumber that Canada sells to the USA, apparently in retaliation for Canada's decision to close its market to ultra-filtered milk that originates on dairy farms across Wisconsin.

Global Media Oregon, Oregon State selected for Lubbock, Texas, NCAA women's golf regional
Author: 0 Oregon, Oregon State selected for Lubbock, Texas, NCAA women's golf regional

SC women's golf earned its 19th-straight NCAA postseason berth Thursday after being selected to the Columbus Regional . "I'm very proud of Emie and her accomplishments at Minnesota", said head coach Michele Redman. Four regional tournaments with 18 teams apiece were announced on Thursday. The top six teams in each region and the top three individuals not associated with one of those teams will advance to the 2017 NCAA Championships, hosted by Northern Illinois University at Rich ...

Global Media US Eyes Sanctions, Other Efforts to Isolate North Korea
Author: 0 US Eyes Sanctions, Other Efforts to Isolate North Korea

An official who briefed reporters next door while it was underway said North Korea is a "brutal, unpredictable and capable regime that possesses an increasing possibility of destruction". The US meanwhile has begun installing a missile defence system in South Korea, and diplomats from the US, Japan and South Korea held talks on North Korea in Tokyo this week.

Author: 0 FAST FACTS: New lumber tariff could increase home prices

No formal announcements have since been made - though Trump signed an order to pull the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Scott Walker is hopeful President Donald Trump's "aggressive negotiating style" will lead to a positive resolution of a dispute between the USA and Canada over the northern country's dairy policies.

Global Media Trump is 'milking the North Korea crisis'
Author: 0 Trump is 'milking the North Korea crisis'

The classified briefing heard that the Trump administration is seeking a peaceful denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. The president's approach aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear, ballistic missile, and proliferation programs by tightening economic sanctions and pursuing diplomatic measures with our allies and regional partners.

Global Media Looking Back: Trump's First 100 Days
Author: 0 Looking Back: Trump's First 100 Days

It has been a complicated start for his administration. Now, 100 days after he has been elected President, The Simpsons gives us a glimpse into the what the centennial of Trump's presidency has been like. "My boys will love that". "It lowers taxes for only Republicans..." Fellow Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway stumbles upon the grim scene and quickly runs away, saying: "I am not replacing him".

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