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Author: 0 Philippines investigates secret police jail

Human Rights Watch says the finding was the latest abuse linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on illegal drugs, which has left thousands dead since a year ago. "This is an alarming reminder of the depth of the human rights crisis sparked by President Duterte's " war on drugs ". It accused police of shooting defenceless people, fabricating evidence, paying assassins to murder drug addicts and stealing from those they killed.

Global Media Arkansas' set to conclude executions with 4th on Thursday
Author: 0 Arkansas' set to conclude executions with 4th on Thursday

A prison spokesman said Williams shook for approximately 10 seconds about three minutes into the lethal injection. It plans to execute Kenneth Williams, 38, by lethal injection at 7 p.m. State officials have declared the string of executions a success , using terms such as "closure" for the victims' families. EU Ambassador to the U.S.

Author: 0 The Simpsons' had a grim take on Trump's first 100 days

His record has been mixed. President Trump has said over and over that creating jobs is at the top of his agenda. A reworked plan this week has drawn support from the House Freedom Caucus, the conservative bloc that helped sink the original bill.

Author: 0 Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko: 'Memory stick mind games won't faze me'

He said: "As great as a fighter as Klitschko has been, I think Father Time is a awful person when he shows up and I think he already has". Klitschko has also been consistently respectful to the IBF champion to the point of appearing to attempt to soften his edge, but it was the fight prediction that particularly stood out and with which Joshua felt so similar.

Global Media Marine Le Pen upstages Macron with French factory visit
Author: 0 Marine Le Pen upstages Macron with French factory visit

According to BFMTV, on his way to meet with representatives from the workers union in the French Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Macron decided to make the trip down to the factory where about 60 employees have been striking since Monday against the factory leadership's plan to shift the plant's production to Poland.

Author: 0 Trump to sign order aimed at expanding offshore drilling

The order directs Zinke to review a five-year plan in which President Obama banned drilling in parts of the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic Oceans. "We're going to look at everything", Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters earlier this week.

Author: 0 Le Pen's party in new turmoil over alleged Holocaust denial

She will go up against Macron in a run-off vote on May 7. "Do not be afraid of your freedom, that lovely freedom of speech, because you owe them nothing". Aiming to assuage such fears, Le Pen vowed to "do nothing" against the will of the people. Speaking to Sputnik, French experts said that they are still in the dark over who will prevail in the upcoming presidential runoff vote in France.

Global Media Le Pen steps down as party leader
Author: 0 Le Pen steps down as party leader

Emmanuel Macron, the leading vote-getter, is a socially liberal banker who served as minister of the economy and wants to work with France's European Union partners. Investors had feared for the single currency's future if one of the far-left candidates had gotten through to fight Le Pen. Jean-Marie Le Pen, who repeatedly has been convicted of crimes based on anti-Semitism and racism, founded the National Front party that his daughter took over, but a feud has divided the two.

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon dealt blow as support for Scottish independence plummets

The last independence referendum held in September 2014 saw 55 percent vote against independence, with 45 percent in favor. But his comments directly contradict Ms Sturgeon , who said this week that any fall in SNP support at the general election would have no bearing on her independence drive mandate.

Global Media Arkansas Execution Delayed, Supreme Court Hears Appeal
Author: 0 Arkansas Execution Delayed, Supreme Court Hears Appeal

Arkansas officials are prepared to carry out their fourth and final execution of the month Thursday evening - half as many executions as the state had planned to carry out in April. Wendy Kelley, director of the Arkansas Department of Correction, said in an affidavit Thursday that she saw none of that activity. The inmates' lawyers say there are still flaws in the system and that it's hard to tell whether the inmates are suffering cruel punishment as they die.

Global Media Most Active mover Update on Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS)
Author: 0 Most Active mover Update on Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS)

The New York-based Citigroup Inc has invested 0.05% in EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). It has outperformed by 10.89% the S&P500. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $36.1 million. (NASDAQ:NSPH) earned "Buy" rating by Chardan Capital Markets on Thursday, February 25. The company was maintained on Friday, October 30 by Roth Capital.

Author: 0 'The Simpsons' parodies Trump's first 100 days in new episode

On Wednesday, the twitter account for the long-running sitcom released a minute-and-a-half trailer of the Trump-themed scene. They literally kill Sean Spicer . The conclusion of the clip informs viewers it was paid for by "Anybody Else 2020". Donald Trump is causing conniptions among America's first family-the Simpsons.

Global Media Global Sales of Ivanka Trump Merchandise Rising Since Election
Author: 0 Global Sales of Ivanka Trump Merchandise Rising Since Election

Collins noted that the conflicts of interest swirling around Ivanka are similar to those that have nagged at her father since he launched his run for office. Richard W. Painter, who served as chief White House ethics lawyer under President George W. Bush, told AP that Ivanka Trump should " put the business on hold and stop trying to get trademarks while you're in government ".

Global Media President Trump says
Author: 0 President Trump says "major conflict" with North Korea possible

Any direct US military action would run the risk of massive North Korean retaliation and huge casualties in Japan and South Korea and among USA forces in both countries. And the THAAD anti-missile system created to mitigate the threat of North Korea's missiles will be operational "in the coming days", the top United States commander in the Pacific said.

Global Media BJP sweeps Delhi Municipal Corporation polls
Author: 0 BJP sweeps Delhi Municipal Corporation polls

The BJP won 64 of 104 wards in MCD North, 70 of 104 in MCD South and 48 of 64 in MCD East, well over the halfway mark in all three. AAP needs to remain politically relevant if it wants to be taken seriously as a party that can challenge the BJP and the Congress in the country.

Global Media Pence: U.S. stands by ally Japan on North Korea
Author: 0 Pence: U.S. stands by ally Japan on North Korea

Saturday's parade in Pyongyang to honor the country's founder featured a senior North Korean official warning of nuclear war if the country is attacked. North Korea's United Nations deputy representative, Kim In Ryong, responded, warning that the USA actions and rhetoric have "created a risky situation in which thermonuclear war may break out at any moment on the peninsula and poses a serious threat to world peace and security".

Author: 0 UK marine who killed injured Taliban fighter freed from jail

We have had so many setbacks over the years that I nearly can not believe it is really going to happen this time. A MARINE JAILED for killing an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan has been freed from prison overnight in the UK. He said: 'I've had several expressions of interest. It will all be discussed with Alexander and his wife Claire on his release. Writer Frederick Forsyth told the paper: "The establishment wants to spirit him out in the middle of the night to a secret location".

Author: 0 UK's Johnson says Labour's Corbyn no harmless 'mugwump' but a dire threat

Writing in the Rupert Murdoch-owned Sun newspaper, the foreign secretary said the Labour leader had little ability to deal with complex worldwide issues like Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and North Korea. The April attack in Syria has raised tension between Western powers and Russian Federation, which has provided military backing to Assad's government.

Author: 0 Mnuchin: Trump has released plenty of financial info

Yet the elimination of most deductions could nudge some wealthier Americans into higher brackets, he says. Shareholders of traditional companies , known as C-corporations, pay taxes on not just corporate income, but on any gains tied to selling stock or receiving dividends.

Global Media USA leans on sanctions to bring North Korea to 'its senses'
Author: 0 USA leans on sanctions to bring North Korea to 'its senses'

He added that one of China's greatest fears would be a mass migration out of the Korean Peninsula , as they share an 880-mile border with North Korea. But officials also announced that South Korea had started installing key parts of a contentious USA missile defense system that also has sparked Chinese and Russian concerns.

Global Media U.S. vows to force North Korea back to nuclear talks
Author: 0 U.S. vows to force North Korea back to nuclear talks

There was speculation that the regime would use the anniversary to test a longer range missile, or carry out another nuclear test - either of which the Trump administration has signalled would carry a more significant response. Former CIA analyst Bruce Klingner told Newsweek that Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader, waould likely hit back with an artillery barrage in the event of a pre-emptive strike by the USA or an ally.

Global Media Malaysia's leader: ASEAN seen growing to 4th-largest economy
Author: 0 Malaysia's leader: ASEAN seen growing to 4th-largest economy

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi said on Thursday that there is a big business opportunity in the Philippines' energy sector that investors from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) can take advantage of. Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo echoed Najib's call for leaders to pay more attention to their poor. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has opted not to press China to abide by an global arbitration decision previous year that ruled in Manila's ...

Author: 0 Cash-for-symbol case: AIADMK leader Dhinakaran arrested by Delhi police

Amid delay in the re-union of AIADMK warring factions in Tamil Nadu, the rebel leader and former chief minister O Panneerselvam on Tuesday said that the present situation looks "favourable" for merger talks. He said: "There is a political conspiracy in the arrest". The development came after Panneerselvam, who is leading the rival faction, demanded ouster of Sasikala and Dinakaran as a condition for merger talks.

Global Media China launches first homegrown aircraft carrier with patriotic pomp
Author: 0 China launches first homegrown aircraft carrier with patriotic pomp

State media has quoted military experts as saying the carrier, designed in China and built in the northeast port of Dalian , is not expected to enter service until 2020, as it will take time to fully kit out and arm. The new vessel is widely seen as part of China's push to expand its naval capacity. "It symbolizes the rise of China, which will also boost China's ability in dealing with territorial disputes", Nankai University military expert Sun Haidong told NBC News.

Author: 0 Trump warns 'major conflict with North Korea' may be on horizon

Tillerson said China also told the USA that it had informed North Korea "that if they did conduct further nuclear tests, China would be taking sanctions actions on their own". A sixth nuclear test by North Korea would close the door to any dialogue for some time, and make it harder for the next South Korean leader to improve ties, he also said.

Author: 0 Holocaust controversy back to haunt Le Pen's election campaign

In comments unearthed by a journalist at La Croix newspaper, and relayed by Le Monde , Mr Jalkh, an MEP, argued he was not a Holocaust denier but had spoken to a chemistry expert about Zyklon B, which was used in the extermination chambers.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn Is The Subject Of A Pentagon Investigation

The investigations into President Donald Trump's ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn intensified Thursday as the Pentagon's watchdog joined lawmakers in scrutinizing the legality of payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored television network.

Author: 0 Iran condemns Turkish airstrikes in Kurdistan Region

Turkey had passed on information to the United States and Russian military attaches in Ankara, Muftuoglu said, and Turkish army chief Hulusi Akar also held a telephone conversation with his U.S. I'm saying that less than an hour of notification is an inadequate amount of time to have our forces leave the ops (operations) box area that was identified - which was a very large ops box, not enough fidelity for us to assure that they were safe.

Author: 0 Israel Blows Up Big Terror Weapons Stockpile Near Damascus Airport

President Bashar al-Assad, quoted on Thursday by SANA , said Damascus was negotiating with Moscow to buy the latest anti-missile system to repel Israeli and American attacks. "But this event is completely compatible with our declared policy, a policy which we carry out as the Prime Minister has said, at any moment that we receive intelligence that shows the intent to pass advanced weapons to Hezbollah".

Author: 0 Dylan Hartley reacts in classy way after British and Irish Lions snub

Former Scotland player Gregor Townsend, who will leave Glasgow Warriors in the summer to replace New Zealander Vern Cotter as Scotland head coach, turned down the chance to be involved in the Lions tour. "You have got to play our game". "And if you've got a nation of rugby-mad people against you, it makes it so much harder". It's telling that Ireland's back-row were dominant and Peter O'Mahony, CJ Stander and Sean O'Brien are all included.

Author: 0 ASEAN concerned over N. Korea's nuclear tests

Asean foreign ministers have expressed grave concern over the escalation of tensions in the Korean peninsula, and are anxious that the instability in the area will have an impact on the region and beyond. Tensions have soared in the region in recent weeks in the wake of a series of North Korean missile tests and tough rhetoric from Washington on the isolated nation's rogue weapons programme.

Author: 0 Han Song-Ryol: Trump building 'vicious cycle' of tensions

Choe Ryong-hae, one of the most senior military officials in North Korea, was reported to have warned : "We're prepared to respond to an all-out war with an all-out war". Thousands of soldiers paraded through Kim Il Sung Square, followed by several tanks. The North Korean regime often uses such anniversaries for displays of military prowess.

Global Media Korea begin installing THAAD missile defense system
Author: 0 Korea begin installing THAAD missile defense system

The United States and South Korea agreed past year to deploy THAAD to counter the growing threat from the North. They added that the US seeks "peaceful denuclearization". Washington and Pyongyang have flexed their muscles in recent days. Seoul says North Korea conducted huge live-fire drills Tuesday. The USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered submarine, arrived on Tuesday at the South Korean port of Busan for what was described as a routine visit to rest crew and load supplies.

Author: 0 European Central Bank keeps stimulus on hold as risks loom

The Bank of Japan offered its most upbeat economic assessment in nine years, but Asia-Pacific shares ended flat a day after hitting their highest in nearly two years. In a speech, Draghi said incoming data and surveys had "bolstered" the bank's confidence that "the ongoing economic expansion will continue to firm and broaden".

Author: 0 Trump administration talks tough on North Korea, but frustrated lawmakers want details

Admiral Harris went on to say that the relationship between Mr Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping remained "positive and encouraging". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a U.N. "However, the North Korean communist regime is standing firm". Harris said he believed Pyongyang's threats needed to be taken seriously and that the United States may also need to strengthen missile defenses in Hawaii.

Author: 0 BJP's hat-trick win in Delhi civic poll routs AAP, Congress

The AAP's top leadership put up a courageous front suggesting it was all expected due to tampering with EVMs , an allegation that has been rubbished by the Election Commission. "I laud the hardwork of (Delhi BJP) team which made the resounding MCD win possible". Earlier, the three main players - tAAP, BJP and Congress - had campaigned intensely ahead of the polls and all of them are expecting a favourable mandate, even as an exit poll has predicted a "landslide victory" for the saffron ...

Global Media France's Le Pen vows to 'tame' globalization
Author: 0 France's Le Pen vows to 'tame' globalization

In Paris , protesting students blocked the entrances, or staged election-related demonstrations, at about 20 high schools earlier on Thursday after student unions urged them to turn out. Ms Le Pen gave her first big rally of the second round in the southern city of Nice, which was traumatised by the Bastille Day lorry attack claimed by so-called Islamic State past year.

Author: 0 Trump to give NAFTA renegotiation a "good, strong shot"

Here's a brief timeline of events. NAFTA was established January 1, 1994 under then-president Bill Clinton. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told reporters last month that he hoped to send the letter notifying Congress of the plan to enter NAFTA renegotiations "sometime in the next couple of weeks".

Global Media Hoosier Senators On North Korea Threat
Author: 0 Hoosier Senators On North Korea Threat

South Korea's defence ministry said elements of Thaad were moved to the deployment site, on what had been a golf course, about 250km south of the capital, Seoul. This could explain why the administration said it was sending its naval vessels two weeks ago when it really did so later. Critics said the policy of "strategic patience" gave Pyongyang room to push ahead with its nuclear ambitions, and Tillerson and other United States officials said earlier this year that it had "failed", ...

Author: 0 Texans trade up and grab Clemson QB Deshaun Watson

In exchange for the No. 12 pick, the Browns received No. 25 and the Texans' 2018 first-round choice. The Texans sent next year's second-round pick to Cleveland for the Browns to take Osweiler off their hands after his first year turned sour following an offseason switch from the Denver Broncos.

Global Media China welcomes US softer tone on North Korea, opposes Thaad deployment
Author: 0 China welcomes US softer tone on North Korea, opposes Thaad deployment

Contradicting U.S. President Donald Trump, South Korea said Friday it has no plan to renegotiate a bilateral trade deal with the U.S., or to pay for the U.S. "The two sides pledged that in the event of additional strategic provocation by the North to swiftly take punitive measures including a new UN Security Council resolution that are unbearable for the North", the South's presidential office said after its national security adviser, Kim Kwan-jin, held a phone call with his U.S.

Global Media Iranian guards killed at Pakistani border: Iranian agency
Author: 0 Iranian guards killed at Pakistani border: Iranian agency

The so-called Jaish ul-Adl terror group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement. "Unfortunately, Pakistani side of Iran's borders are the most insecure ones and we expect Islamabad to honour its previous promises and prevent a repetition of such attacks", the spokesperson told Durrani.

Global Media Markets Right Now: Global stocks rally after French vote
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Global stocks rally after French vote

Stocks are surging after the election in France. A victory for one of those candidates would have followed the path set by last year's Brexit vote by the United Kingdom to exit the European Union and the U.S. Sterling has largely stalled, however, since the initial moves on May's announcement and positioning data still points to a large market bias against the pound built up in a shattering few months after last June's Brexit referendum.

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