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Global Media Pentagon: blast kills US service member outside Mosul
Author: 0 Pentagon: blast kills US service member outside Mosul

Operation Inherent Resolve detailed "A USA service member died from wounds sustained in an explosive device blast outside of Mosul, Iraq, Apr. 29, 2017". Mosul is in Iraq's second-largest city and was overrun by ISIS fighters in June 2014 during the terrorist group's land grab across parts of north and central Iraq.

Global Media Thursday weather: Showers likely, highs around 56
Author: 0 Thursday weather: Showers likely, highs around 56

FRIDAY NIGHT: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Once the high temps are reach a shower or a thunderstorm can not be ruled out later today . Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s inland.but only in the lower 50s near the lake. Sunday night thunderstorm chances bump up to 40-50 percent overnight with lows in the mid-40s.

Author: 0 Opinion polls give BJP landslide win as voting begins

Lakhs of men and women on Sunday voted to pick three new municipal corporations in an election crucial for all three main contenders - the BJP, Congress and the AAP. The Congress trashed the exit poll results that predicted a win for the party in around 31 wards. He had said that people with voters' slips were not being allowed to exercise their franchise.

Author: 0 North Korea threatens ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

In a separate interview with National Public Radio, Tillerson said the USA remains open to holding direct negotiations with Pyongyang. Kim Jong-Un is clearly in a position to threaten Hawaii today, in my opinion. "We have a lot of preemptive options", Harris said. The South Korean and Japanese assessments about Saturday's launch indicate that the North fired the missile from a higher-than-normal angle to prevent it from flying too far, he said.

Global Media Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day
Author: 0 Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day

During an evening trip to Pennsylvania on Saturday, one of the states that propelled his unlikely election victory, Trump planned to sign an executive order directing the Commerce Department and the U.S. His rally Saturday in Pennsylvania will give him a chance "to talk to voters about what he has done over the past 100 days and how he sees the next 100 days and the 100 days after that", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said.

Global Media Korea shows off military might on key anniversary
Author: 0 Korea shows off military might on key anniversary

Trump was scheduled to stop by the briefing for all 100 senators set to take place at the White House, where Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and other top officials are expected to outline the status of the problem and the administration's plans to deal with it.

Global Media Widespread flooding forecast for region this weekend
Author: 0 Widespread flooding forecast for region this weekend

Officials expect the river to reach 276.5 feet by Sunday afternoon. At the National Weather Service , Quad-Cities station at the Davenport Municipal Airport, 0.74 of an inch had fallen by 4 p.m. The river is expected to rise above flood stage Sunday morning and crest near 35.3 feet on Thursday. "Each year more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm-related hazard", said Effingham Fire Chief Joe Holomy.

Author: 0 Mercedes face a big battle as domination disappears

Mercedes has been very, very dominant the last years in qualifying so it's good to get there, get closer. "For sure, they [Ferrari] have a very good auto but we are struggling to compete with them". Nico Hülkenberg was strong for Renault once more in eighth, with the Force Indias of Sergio Perez and Sebastian ocon rounding out the top 10. It's been a bit of a yo-yo 2017 at the top of F1, with Vettel for Ferrari and Hamilton for Mercedes more or less sharing honours in the opening three ...

Global Media Digvijaya Singh removed as Goa, Karnataka in-charge
Author: 0 Digvijaya Singh removed as Goa, Karnataka in-charge

Besides Venugopal, Congress President Sonia Gandhi appointed four AICC Secretaries to supervise election preparations in Karnataka. Party sources said the action on Singh had become inevitable as much of the blame for messing up with government formation in Goa has now been pinned on him.

Global Media Ankara says military had informed Washington, Moscow of air raid
Author: 0 Ankara says military had informed Washington, Moscow of air raid

Turkey conducted airstrikes this week in Syria and Iraq that killed partner forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , giving little notice and making no effort to coordinate the strikes, a spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolvesaid Wednesday.

Global Media Just say 'non': In change election, France must reject fascism
Author: 0 Just say 'non': In change election, France must reject fascism

Still, Le Pen lags far behind in initial polls - showing her losing to Macron by a margin of nearly two-to-one - and faces tremendous obstacles on the road to the Elysee Palace, the home of the French president. Come a May 7 run-off, the voters of France will have a clearer than clear choice about who deserves their oui . Le Pen went on the offensive against Macron in her first public comments Monday.

Author: 0 North Korea: UN chief warns against 'miscalculation'

A draft statement issued prior to the 30th annual ASEAN summit urged North Korea to "immediately cease all actions that violate its global obligations and contravene United Nations Security Council resolutions". Such actions have been called "reckless" by the worldwide community. It's unclear if ASEAN leaders will also issue a separate statement on the issue, but the Chairman's statement will likely have a portion on it.

Author: 0 Former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders campaigns for Omaha mayoral candidate Heath Mello

Sanders stumped on numerous same causes he campaigned on in his presidential run, including raising the minimum wage, providing free college education and reforming the criminal justice system. Both Tom Perez and Bernie Sanders are really insistent that the party needs to get more aggressive in red states, stop ceding big chunks of the country to Republicans.

Author: 0 Korea official: US efforts to rid nukes a 'wild dream'

At the UN, Tillerson made it clear that unless the world community acted in concert to restrain North Korea, the USA would take matters into its own hands. Donald Trump said a " major, major conflict " with North Korea was on the horizon if it failed to hold back on further missile tests. The last round of direct talks , initiated in 2003 and involving the United States, China and other nations, produced no rollback of the North Korean program.

Author: 0 After Albanian Elected Speaker, Protesters Storm Macedonian Parliament, Injure Opposition MPs

The organizers of the latest rally insisted they have no political affiliation, and said their activism is aimed at preventing the country from sliding deeper into crisis. A snap election in December, which was part of that deal, created an even more severe deadlock situation by empowering opposition parties to some extent, but leaving no party with a clear majority.

Global Media Joshua defeats Klitschko in heavyweight epic
Author: 0 Joshua defeats Klitschko in heavyweight epic

Both men will square off in a generations fight, two era's collide will it be a passing of the torch moment or a comeback from an aging veteran? "I've never seen AJ (Anthony Joshua) as big as he is right now". Only in the ninth did he again look the more positive of the two, but with the concern that Klitschko was using his experience to patiently wear him down while pursuing the upset.

Global Media ArDarius Stewart drafted by the New York Jets
Author: 0 ArDarius Stewart drafted by the New York Jets

The trade was Mike Maccagnan's fifth draft-day trade since becoming the Jets' general manager in 2015 and the first one in which he traded a Jets player rather than a draft pick. The former 13th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft has recorded 241 tackles, 18 sacks, 33 tackles for a loss, and five forced fumbles in his first four seasons, but was suspended for Week 1 of the 2016 season and has had some off field concerns.

Global Media North London Derbies are always special: Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 North London Derbies are always special: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal fans have even coined a term to celebrate the point in the season when their team can not be overtaken in the standings by Tottenham: St. Totteringham's Day. Sanchez now sits third in the top-flight's goalscoring charts with 19 Premier League goals and nine assists to his name. "What will happen to Spurs is not for me to comment on that", he added.

Author: 0 North Korea Carries Out Missile Test in Defiance of World Pressure

A USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive matters, said the missile was likely a medium-range KN-17 ballistic missile and that it broke up a couple of minutes after launch. On Friday, the USA pushed for tougher sanctions to confront the North Korean threat, piling pressure on China to rein in its ally while warning it was keeping military options "on the table".

Global Media Graduate teachers camp out at Yale, refuse to eat until contract negotiations
Author: 0 Graduate teachers camp out at Yale, refuse to eat until contract negotiations

Yale says it provides "unsurpassed" support for doctoral students. Yale University president Richard Levin, right, leads a procession during Yale's commencement exercises in New Haven, Conn., Monday, May 21, 2012. Later on Wednesday on Beinecke Plaza, without seeking the required approval to hold a demonstration there, Local 33 members erected a large tent-like structure as part of what they said would be an ongoing, indefinite protest.

Author: 0 USA government shutdown looms over border wall funding controversy

The border wall money is fiercely opposed by Democrats, whose votes are needed to pass the government-wide spending legislation that comes due Friday at midnight. We're hoping to continue to get funding in that, as the president laid out, for both border security and Homeland Security and national defense, as we've always maintained".

Author: 0 General transportation strike brings much of Brazil to halt

They are protesting the labor and pension reforms now up for vote in Congress. Many unions backed by various social movements are anticipated to take part in the strike. Brazilian authorities were working Saturday to clear away the remains of barricades, burned-out buses and trash strewn about the streets during a general strike the previous day that saw violent clashes between protesters and police.

Global Media Do anything to stop Le Pen, urges Zidane
Author: 0 Do anything to stop Le Pen, urges Zidane

Speaking to France's BFMTV, Le Pen's partner and party's Vice President Louis Aliot said Jalkh did not feel he was best poised to carry out his function and therefore would step down to "lodge a complaint and defend his honour". "The lower she is, the less strong her ambitions can be for tomorrow", Hollande said. De Gaulle and other subsequent French leaders didn't consider the Vichy regime to represent the French state, so there was no national atonement.

Author: 0 Venezuela to withdraw from OAS over 'interference in internal affairs'

He spoke about his country's intention to leave. Venezuela begins the process of formally quitting the Organization of American States on Thursday, after branding it an "interventionist coalition" for pressuring President Nicolas Maduro over a deadly political crisis.

Author: 0 Blood Flows in Macedonian Parliament

Late Thursday, demonstrators stormed the legislature and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government. Beta is reporting that among them are Zoran Zaev and several members of his party, as well as Ziadin Sela , leader of its partner party the Alliance for Albanians, who, according to the local media, suffered the most serious injuries.

Global Media Analysts try to identify N.Korean failed missile type
Author: 0 Analysts try to identify N.Korean failed missile type

U.S. President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , who has rebuffed admonitions from China and proceeded with nuclear and missile programs seen by Washington and others as a direct threat. While most military experts believe that North Korea does not possess the weaponry to threaten the United States, directly, the communist North could potentially target US bases in South Korea or Japan.

Author: 0 United States carrier group heads for Korean waters as China calls for restraint

The US has deployed a strike group, including the large USS Carl Vinson carrier, to the Korean Peninsula in what is meant to be a show of force amid North Korea's advancing missile and military nuclear programs. The issue has gained added urgency as North Korea prepares to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army on Tuesday.

Global Media Islamic State kills senior Afghan Taliban official in Pakistan - militants
Author: 0 Islamic State kills senior Afghan Taliban official in Pakistan - militants

Their strategic goals come as Russian Federation has been arming the Taliban over the winter, according to Defense Department officials and Afghan officials. U.S troops are also engaged in a counter-terrorism war against Islamic State fighters and al-Qaeda affiliates. Reuters reported in early February that the US' Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction estimated that government forces could only claim to control or influence 57% of the country, so the Pentagon will ...

Global Media Four AZ National Monuments on Trump Review List
Author: 0 Four AZ National Monuments on Trump Review List

In December, shortly before leaving office, President Barack Obama infuriated Utah Republicans by creating the Bears Ears National Monument on more than 1 million acres of land that's sacred to Native Americans and home to tens of thousands of archaeological sites, including ancient cliff dwellings.

Author: 0 John Horgan appears to concede election to Liberals

Liberals to say from the first-class lounge that the big lobbyists and the big donors don't have influence, I'll leave that to your readers to decide", Horgan said. - Liberal Leader Christy Clark reacts to new US duties on softwood lumber by calling on Ottawa to ban the shipment of thermal coal through British Columbia, a move that would hurt producers south of the border.

Global Media Le Pen thrives among French poor, vote analysis shows
Author: 0 Le Pen thrives among French poor, vote analysis shows

The euro´s sharp bounce on Monday was partly due to the triggering of stop-loss buying at $1.09, said Tan Teck Leng, forex analyst for UBS Wealth Management in Singapore. Ten little points, believe me it's totally doable, particularly because it has to be said that Mr (presidential candidate Emmanuel) Macron has benefited from a sort of skillfully-maintained haze in the first round.

Global Media Today is Workers' Memorial Day
Author: 0 Today is Workers' Memorial Day

Sadly, these work injuries and fatalities are often preventable. More than 930 construction workers were killed in 2015-the highest in any sector. Deaths among Latino workers increased to 903, compared with 804 in 2014. Nationwide, Latinos continue to die at work at a higher rate than non-Latinos. Yellow ribbons will be on display along East Burdick Expressway near Roosevelt Park Zoo Friday in observance of Workers Memorial Day.

Global Media Amit Shah launches BJP's 'Vistar Yatra' from Naxalbari
Author: 0 Amit Shah launches BJP's 'Vistar Yatra' from Naxalbari

Mamata Banerjee's charges against BJP and Amit Shah's accusations of lack of governance and development against the Bengal government together formed a pattern set in the 1980s when Indira Gandhi (and later son Raj-iv) used to visit the state to dislodge then CM Jyoti Basu.

Author: 0 Easter at Coolidge Park attracts thousands

Hundreds of kids gathered at Canyon Creek Park for a big community Easter Egg Dash , "The kids just run and go like insane to grab as many eggs as they can we got 10,000 eggs this year". The Easter Bunny will be present for photographs in the gazebo at a cost of $10. Trotwood's 14th annual Easter egg hunt is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Madison Park.

Global Media Over 60 children killed in Aleppo bus convoy bombing, UNICEF says
Author: 0 Over 60 children killed in Aleppo bus convoy bombing, UNICEF says

A huge blast struck buses full of evacuees from government-held towns and killed at least 100 people, including children, according to the rescue group Syria Civil Defense, popularly known as the White Helmets . The death toll in a massive auto bomb attack on a convoy carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria has risen to at least 126, including at least 68 children, with hundreds more wounded, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said yesterday.

Global Media USA sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power
Author: 0 USA sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

A US guided-missile nuclear submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday - the 85th anniversary of North Korea's founding of its military - in the latest show of force by the United States amid surging tensions on the Korean Peninsula. "We agreed to urge (North Korea) to exercise restraint and strengthen (our) deterrence power", he added. In recent weeks it has faced repeated calls from the USA to impose tougher financial sanctions that would hurt the regime in Pyongyang.

Global Media Turkish election board to evaluate referendum result concerns
Author: 0 Turkish election board to evaluate referendum result concerns

It would dispense with the prime minister's post and centralize the entire executive bureaucracy under the president, giving Erdogan the direct power to appoint ministers. The bar association, whose head Metin Feyzioglu is seen as a potential future leader of the opposition CHP, said it had also received phone calls from many provinces about unstamped ballots on Sunday and that its lawyers had advised that records of this should be closely kept once ballot boxes were opened.

Author: 0 Pope's timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians

Many businesses near the church were closed, with parked cars cleared from surrounding streets by police anxious about the possibility of an attack along the pope's route. The sources said that patrols are combing the rout of the Pope, also checkpoints have been set up as well as more forces deployed, to secure the main roads which the Pope will use during the visit.

Global Media Woman Shot as UK Police Foil Active Terror Plot
Author: 0 Woman Shot as UK Police Foil Active Terror Plot

A woman terror suspect shot by police shouted "don't touch my body" as paramedics worked to save her life, neighbours said this morning. It is understood the arrest was "intelligence-led" and was made as part of a joint operation being carried out by MI5 and counter-terrorism police.

Global Media Turkey must investigate referendum doubts: European Commission
Author: 0 Turkey must investigate referendum doubts: European Commission

The rally celebrated a win that many fear might further split Turkish society between those who unconditionally support Erdogan and those who see him as a menace to democracy. In a blow to the prestige of the president, the "No" campaign notched up the most votes in Turkey's three biggest cities of Istanbul, Ankara , and Izmir.

Author: 0 Russia, Syria and the Fears of the West

We insist on carrying out thorough, objective, unbiased investigation of the circumstances of the use of chemical substances in Khan Shaykhun on April 4. He also emphasized the information declassified that indicates no evidence of an explosion but of "leakage" that occurs after dropping the chemical weapons.

Author: 0 Le Pen to appoint ex-rival as PM if elected

Controversy over her party's record on the fate of Jews in World War Two returned to haunt French National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Friday as the man due to replace her temporarily as party leader suddenly stood aside.

Global Media IPOB: Kanu regains freedom after perfecting bail conditions
Author: 0 IPOB: Kanu regains freedom after perfecting bail conditions

It is my belief that he will be released now that we have fulfilled all the bail conditions". The accused persons charged along with Kanu and who were denied bail by the judge were the National Coordinator of IPOB, Mr. Kanu. Justice Nyako said the bail was granted on health ground. The conditions include that Kanu must not hold rallies. Another of the sureties according to the judge should be a senior and highly placed individual of Igbo extraction and in the ranking of a senator, ...

Author: 0 Who exactly is Marine Le Pen?

French far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen has called for more food to be produced and consumed in the country. But Le Pen is hoping to peel away voters historically opposed to her National Front Party, long tainted by racism and anti-Semitism.

Author: 0 Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

In a show of force, the United States is sending the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group to waters off the Korean peninsula, where it will join the USS Michigan, a nuclear submarine that docked in South Korea on Tuesday. Tension had spiked on the Korean peninsula over concerns the North may conduct the test-launch of a long-range missile or its sixth nuclear test around the time of the April 15 anniversary of its state founder's birth or the day marking the founding of its military earlier ...

Author: 0 North Korea Threatens To Sink US Carrier; China Urges Restraint

The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, together with two guided-missile destroyers and a cruiser, are expected to arrive in the waters off the Korean Peninsula in the next few days and stage a combined tactical operation with the South Korean Navy.

Global Media Gov. Scott Urges Quicker Action To Repeal Obamacare
Author: 0 Gov. Scott Urges Quicker Action To Repeal Obamacare

With the Senate reconvening on Monday and the House of Representatives on Tuesday after a two-week recess, lawmakers will have only four days to pass a spending package to keep the government open beyond April 28 , when funding expires for numerous federal programs.