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Global Media US Senators to get N. Korea briefing
Author: 0 US Senators to get N. Korea briefing

EDT (1900 GMT). "Is this a real briefing or is this another Trump dog-and-pony show?" But alarm is rising over North Korea's progress in developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike America. "China is the key to this", Sen. "The objective of this briefing is to tell us the situation and the intelligence we have and what (are) the options we have".

Global Media Merriman Wealth Management LLC Has $266000 Position in Expedia Inc (EXPE)
Author: 0 Merriman Wealth Management LLC Has $266000 Position in Expedia Inc (EXPE)

Depending on the earnings numbers reported, Expedia, Inc. Expedia had a return on equity of 11.54% and a net margin of 3.06%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 23.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Hartwell J M Limited Partnership bought a new position in shares of Expedia during the first quarter worth approximately $1,111,000. Revenues across the three increasingly important business units with Expedia, Inc, Trivago , HomeAway and Egencia , hit $286 million, $185 million ...

Global Media Won't run for office: Michelle Obama
Author: 0 Won't run for office: Michelle Obama

But when you hear why Michelle Obama will never run for office , it's totally relatable, and it's yet more proof of how wonderful she is. "As I've said, I wouldn't ask my children to do this again, because when you run for high office, it's not just you.

Author: 0 Syria chemical attack: Tests show sarin was used, watchdog says

The US responded to the attack by launching air strikes on a Syrian military airfield. The Assad regime agreed to dismantle the country's chemical weapons stockpiles in a 2013 deal brokered by the United States and Russian Federation following the deadly regime attack on East Ghouta near the capital of Damascus where over 1,400 people were killed, including 426 children.

Global Media Thai police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heir
Author: 0 Thai police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

The case has drawn attention as an example of the impunity of Thailand's rich and well-connected, who are able to avoid or delay justice in a way that ordinary Thais wouldn't be able to. Mr Vorayuth is a grandson of the late Chaleo Yoovidhya, creator of the Kratin Daeng, or Red Bull, energy drink. His grandson, Vorayuth, who has spent much of the past five years overseas, including in London and Singapore, according to social media posts, has previously cited work commitments overseas as ...

Global Media Prime Minister to meet Japanese leader amid North Korea tensions
Author: 0 Prime Minister to meet Japanese leader amid North Korea tensions

Tensions have spiked in recent weeks with missile launches from the nuclear-armed North and strong rhetoric from US President Donald Trump's administration. Japan's Chokai and the USS Fitzgerald , both destroyers, also operated together in the Sea of Japan, the U.S. Navy announced. Pyongyang must suspend its nuclear activities , he said, but "on the other side, the large-scale military maneuvers in Korean waters should be halted".

Author: 0 'No doubt' Syria has retained chemical weapons: Mattis

A Syrian man collects samples from the site of a suspected toxic gas attack in Khan Sheikhoun, in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, on April 5, 2017. Netanyahu added, "We are committed to thwarting these dangers, as we are committed to seize the common opportunities, the great opportunities, that I think are before us".

Global Media French riot police clash with youths protesting election
Author: 0 French riot police clash with youths protesting election

He'll face Marine Le Pen, France's far-right leader, in a runoff on May 7. The candidates' starkly differing visions on France's future are at the heart of the May 7 election run-off - with Macron, a 39-year-old former banker embracing free trade and the European Union , while Ms Le Pen wants to seal France's borders and quit the euro.

Author: 0 Trump requiring review of national monuments

In our view, this misrepresents the law. But Wann said undoing all the work that was put into expanding Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is counterproductive. Since the creation of the Antiquities Act , 15 presidents from both parties have used its power to provide protections for natural and cultural conservation on federal territories.

Author: 0 National monuments set for review

The move dovetails with long-running efforts by some Western politicians to transfer federal lands to the states under the unpersuasive argument that states know best how to manage land within their borders, an argument that Trump seemed to endorse in his public comments when he signed the executive order .

Global Media BC New Democrat leader heads to Vancouver Island for today's campaign
Author: 0 BC New Democrat leader heads to Vancouver Island for today's campaign

BC Greens Leader Andrew Weaver certainly seemed to think so. "Cooler heads need to prevail", the Liberal leader said outside a lumber mill in Maple Ridge. Thermal coal is dirty, she said. Says no one should be using drugs but adds they need help. Christy Clark said Thursday that talks with former president Barack Obama ended because of opposition by the prime minister, the global trade minister and lumber employers in B.C.

Global Media Trump says North Korea conflict possible; seeks other solution
Author: 0 Trump says North Korea conflict possible; seeks other solution

His comments came the same day China's foreign ministry warned that the situation on the peninsula could escalate. - Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. While Beijing says it backs the U.S.in finding a diplomatic solution to the crisis, it remains unclear what actions it has taken or plans to take beyond those mandated by the United Nations .

Author: 0 Changes to Australian citizenship to focus on what's important to you

Australia plans to raise the bar for handing out citizenships by lengthening the waiting period, adding a new "Australian values" test and raising the standard for English language as part of a shake up of its immigration programme. "We want people who abide by our laws and our values and we should expect nothing less", he said. "I want people to be able to become great Australians".

Author: 0 USA submarine arrives in Seoul amid tensions

And America's Pacific commander said any North Korean missile fired at US forces would be destroyed. The North Koreans are warned that tighter sanctions could "deal a heavy blow" to their economy. There have been occasions in the past when political tensions have reached crisis point - most recently in April 2013 - but Trump's firm rhetoric on North Korea in recent weeks is unusual for a U.S.

Global Media 'I thought it would be easier'
Author: 0 'I thought it would be easier'

The poll included 1,000 Trump voters and ran from April 17 through April 19. In the survey, 42 percent said they strongly approve of the job he is doing as president while 51 percent said they somewhat approve. Trump responded "I get very high ratings" "You know Chris Wallace had the highest in the show history with 9.2 million people". During last year's campaign, Trump spoke frequently of all the things he would do nearly immediately upon entering the Oval Office.

Global Media Trump's Treatment Of Canada Is 'Goofy,' 'Unbecoming': Ex-U.S. Ambassadors
Author: 0 Trump's Treatment Of Canada Is 'Goofy,' 'Unbecoming': Ex-U.S. Ambassadors

He also noted Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr's response to the tariff: "The Government of Canada disagrees strongly with the U.S. Department of Commerce's decision to impose an unfair and punitive duty". The Trump administration is also considering duties on dairy products from Canada. News of the potential presidential action to withdraw from NAFTA earlier drove the Mexican and Canadian currencies lower.

Global Media Federal probe into Fox News expands, involves
Author: 0 Federal probe into Fox News expands, involves "financial crimes experts"

In February it emerged that the Justice Department investigation into Fox News was focusing on whether the network properly reported sexual harassment settlements to shareholders. Ailes, 76, who remains a Fox News consultant through next year, has denied the allegations. Ailes allegedly hired a group of friends and paid them an exorbitant amount, including one who billed the network $10,000 a month.

Global Media Senate confirms Acosta as Trump's man at labor
Author: 0 Senate confirms Acosta as Trump's man at labor

While Democrats and labor groups brace for a more business-friendly Labor Department, Acosta, a former prosecutor, said in his March confirmation hearing that he was committed to enforcing wage and safety laws on behalf of workers. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Mark Warner of Virginia. During his confirmation hearing, Acosta signalled he would like to rewrite the rule to increase the overtime threshold from what it used to ...

Author: 0 Seoul rejects Trump demand it pays for missile system

The ministry is trying to figure out why Trump made his latest remarks about the agreement, said the official, who declined to be identified by name. Tillerson said Thursday that Washington was aware that China was in communication with the government in Pyongyang. Any attack against North Korea might spark an all over war and it will not be a picnic.

Global Media USA defence secretary visits Afghanistan to craft policy
Author: 0 USA defence secretary visits Afghanistan to craft policy

Ghani had been weighing their removal since March, when Islamic State mounted an attack on a Kabul hospital that killed some 50 people, said the military official, who briefed reporters traveling with Mattis on the condition of anonymity. Defense officials have said the troops could be provided by the USA military or other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation nations. The attack coincided with Monday's visit to Kabul by U.S.

Global Media NYC police department launches 1st phase of bodycam program
Author: 0 NYC police department launches 1st phase of bodycam program

Department of Justice. "This is the direction the city is moving in and moving in rapidly to have all our patrol officers wear body cameras by the end of 2019", Mayor de Blasio said in January. "I'm totally convinced that this is the way forward". The cameras must also be recording during all searches of persons and property, any officer response to a crime in progress and all interactions with emotionally disturbed people.

Global Media Trump's 100 days: An executive success
Author: 0 Trump's 100 days: An executive success

His first try was botched, while the second try will likely survive judicial scrutiny. The White House and Congress hope to reach agreement on a bill this week to keep the government running through September 30, the end of the 2017 budget year.

Author: 0 Trump says NAFTA deal with Canada, Mexico, is 'very possible'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is welcoming a promise from Donald Trump that the USA president won't pull out of NAFTA without first trying to renegotiate the pact. "And I think we'll be successful in the renegotiation, which frankly would be good because it would be simpler [than killing NAFTA]." "But we're going to give renegotiation a good strong show", he said.

Author: 0 United States pledges to force N Korea to resume talks on nuclear arms

Some people near the site in the country's southeast are anxious that THAAD may cause health problems, and thousands of police officers assembled Wednesday, blocking the main road, Yonhap reported. Adm Harris said he believed that North Korea would try to attack the USA as soon as it had the military capabilities. 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 US ...

Global Media Dale Earnhardt Jr. Not Done Racing After 2017
Author: 0 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Not Done Racing After 2017

Earnhardt partially owns JR Motorsports. He has expressed a strong desire to raise children, and the clock is ticking. Next season, the rest of rodent will find its way into the soup because next season, one of the regrettably few drivers who possesses a wonderful genuine and thoughtful personality will be getting on with his life.

Author: 0 Are US, North Korea heading towards a 'major' conflict? Trump thinks so

Harris says he has no doubt North Korea intends to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States. "I'm not giving him credit or not giving him credit, I'm just saying that's a very hard thing to do". Rep. Gabbard has had ongoing conversations and meetings with the Missile Defense Agency director, Vice Admiral James Syring, to discuss possible options for the defense of Hawaiʻi, to deal with short-term and long-term needs.

Global Media Trump threatens South Korean free-trade deal, says war with North possible
Author: 0 Trump threatens South Korean free-trade deal, says war with North possible

Regarding the South, Trump said he would fix or end what he called a "horrible" bilateral trade deal, and would make the Asian ally pay $1 billion for the THAAD missile defense system now being deployed in its territory. The House will vote on a bill to authorize new sanctions against North Korea , House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday. "With each provocation, North Korea jeopardizes stability in Northeast Asia and poses a growing threat to our allies and the USA ...

Author: 0 PKK terrorist seen briefing USA commander in Syria

The Turkish military said the pre-dawn raids targeted " terrorist hotbeds" and supply routes used by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, to smuggle ammunition, weapons and explosive material into Turkey, where it is waging an insurgency.

Global Media North Korea seeks help in U.S. row
Author: 0 North Korea seeks help in U.S. row

While lawmakers from both parties agree with Trump's view that China can do more to sway Kim Jong Un's regime, some said the United States appears reluctant to push Beijing too hard. The Trump administration is focusing its North Korea strategy on tougher economic sanctions, possibly including an oil embargo, a global ban on its airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks doing business with Pyongyang, according to USA officials.

Global Media China urges end to US-S.Korea military exercises
Author: 0 China urges end to US-S.Korea military exercises

The U.S. signal of a willingness to exhaust non-military avenues came as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group approached Korean waters, where it will join the USS Michigan nuclear submarine. Seoul says North Korea conducted huge live-fire drills Tuesday. All 100 US senators will gather Wednesday for a White House briefing on the volatility in North Korea .

Author: 0 Chris Soules' Ex-Fiancee Whitney Bischoff Comments On 'The Bachelor' Star's Arrest

Soules was behind the wheel of a Chevy pickup that rear-ended a tractor trailer in Arlington, Iowa . The driver of the tractor was taken in an ambulance to the hospital where he was eventually pronounced dead. Soules appeared in court in Independence on Tuesday morning wearing a jail jumpsuit. A judge set a $10,000, cash-only bond for Soules. Chris Soules is in custody following a deadly auto crash.

Author: 0 Arkansas executions: 'It was very methodical'

But lawyers for the second man, Marcel Williams, convinced a judge to briefly delay his injection over concerns about how the first was carried out. "The claim that Jones was moving his lips and gulping for air is unsupported by press accounts or the accounts of other witnesses", Arkansas Deputy Solicitor General Nicholas Bronni wrote in a petition according to Huffington Post .

Author: 0 Paul Ryan begged Jason Chaffetz not to retire, bitch

The powerful chairman of the House Oversight Committee has repeatedly cited turning 50, growing tired of sleeping on his office cot, and his family being back in Utah . Adrienne Watson, Democratic National Committee deputy communications director, said Chaffetz and vulnerable Republicans are hiding from their constituents and defending an administration under a cloud of a federal investigation.

Global Media Japan urges 'peace, pressure' in North Korea row
Author: 0 Japan urges 'peace, pressure' in North Korea row

A fresh U.S. warning by Vice President Mike Pence has come with references to USA actions in Syria and Afghanistan and could, therefore, mean that Washington may not shy away from taking a similar action against North Korea. North Korea has been aggressive in developing and testing its nuclear weapons over the past few years. On the heels of the multiple launch, South Korea's US-built THAAD missile defense system - which China vigorously opposes - arrives on the peninsula.

Global Media Muslim voters oust Jakarta's Christian governor
Author: 0 Muslim voters oust Jakarta's Christian governor

Opinion polls suggest incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, a Christian, is running neck-and-neck with Anies Rasyid Baswedan, a Muslim. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is of Chinese heritage, trailed former education minister Anies Baswedan by at least 10 percentage points, with more than 80% of the ballots counted.

Author: 0 SS Rajamouli will watch Baahubali 2 with fans in Hyderabad

The movie has released between lots of expectations. The Telangana government has allowed five shows of the film to be screened following a request from the producers . Baahubali 2 Story Review & Analysis: Why Katappa Killed Baahubali? Accompanied by Kattappa, Amarendra Baahubali lands up in Kunthala Rajyam and eventually falls for princess Devasena ( Anushka ).

Global Media Michael Flynn Is Looking Guiltier With Each Passing Day
Author: 0 Michael Flynn Is Looking Guiltier With Each Passing Day

Investigations intensified into Flynn on Thursday as the Pentagon inspector general's office joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored TV network. He also wants the Army to disclose any other investigations it's launched since 2010 into similar legal violations. However, Flynn's lawyer maintained the former defense official briefed the DIA before traveling to Russian Federation, a claim which contradicts the letter the DIA ...

Global Media Israel's Patriot missile defence system downs 'drone' from Syria
Author: 0 Israel's Patriot missile defence system downs 'drone' from Syria

In January, Syria sent two letters to the United Nations calling on the worldwide community to "punish" Israel, accused its southern neighbor of having launched air strikes against a military base in the western suburbs of its capital. Israel has also struck Hezbollah and Syrian military targets in southern Syria, in what appears to be an effort to prevent the militant group from gaining a foothold along the boundary between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Author: 0 Ivanka faces tough questions over Trump in Berlin

Ivanka Trump, a top adviser to her father, President Donald Trump, went further than he has when it comes to support for allowing Syrian refugees to enter the United States in the face of their country's ongoing humanitarian crisis. She was one of eight participants, including Merkel, Queen Màxima of the Netherlands and International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde. "I'm used to it".

Global Media Saudi Arabia sentences man to death for atheism and blasphemy
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia sentences man to death for atheism and blasphemy

He was arrested on charges of apostasy, atheism, and blasphemy and held in prison before being convicted by a local court and sentenced to death in February 2015. " I regret the vote ", Michel said . " There is a regret but there is a missed opportunity to make a strong gesture for the right of women today trampled on by an act that has dishonored our country ", said Gwenaelle Grovonius of the opposition Socialist Party, who also demanded that foreign minister Didier Reynders, who had ...

Author: 0 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Fires Opening Salvo in Battle Over Net Neutrality

But Pai argued in his speech that the net neutrality rules have discouraged investment in broadband infrastructure and cost thousands of jobs. Pai, who was appointed by in 2012 by former President Barack Obama and tapped by President Trump to lead the agency, has long opposed the net neutrality regulations that were put in place three years ago.

Author: 0 China launches first homemade aircraft carrier amid North Korean crisis

The yet-to-be-named 315-metre-long vessel joins the Liaoning , the country's first carrier, which was launched in 2011 after being bought from Ukraine as a hulk and refitted. "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 Prince William, Prince Harry say they didn't talk about Princess Diana's death

Kate didn't suffer from PPD but she and husband Prince William have reassured other new parents on more than one occasion that it's a big shock to the system. It will only make you sad, it will not change anything, it will not make it come back. 'Having a child, particularly your first child, is such a life-changing moment, ' she explained.

Author: 0 Twitter revenues drop in Q1 - but user numbers are accelerating

Twitter does not disclose the number of total daily active users . Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that while the company expects to "continue to face revenue headwinds", it believes that in executing on its plan in the long term "should result in positive revenue growth over the long term".

Global Media Trump threatens
Author: 0 Trump threatens "major conflict" with North Korea

He said there have been "no pre-talks" with the USA regarding the issue. South Korea's navy has said it will hold drills with the United States strike group. With worldwide support, the Trump administration said Thursday it wants to exert a "burst" of economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea that yields results within months to push the communist government to change course from developing nuclear weapons.

Author: 0 Trump keeps mum about ousted adviser Flynn

Elijah Cummings (D-Md.). Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, said Thursday that he has obtained a letter that shows Flynn was warned by the Defense Intelligence Agency not to accept payments from foreign governments without permission.

Author: 0 Pentagon: Turkish airstrikes put U.S. forces at risk

Turkish warplanes have struck suspected Kurdish rebel positions in Iraq and Syria, drawing condemnation from Baghdad and criticism from the US-led coalition fighting Isis (Islamic State), which is allied with Kurdish factions in both countries.

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