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Author: 0 Three Killed at Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro have called on Venezuelans to take to the streets for what they've dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader. Opposition marchers included Liliana Machuca, whose face was covered in a white, sticky substance to protect herself from the unsafe effects of tear gas.

Global Media Federal gov't relaxes nutrition standards for school lunches
Author: 0 Federal gov't relaxes nutrition standards for school lunches

The move was applauded by the School Nutrition Association (SNA), a group led by school cafeteria and nutrition employees and heavily funded by the food industry . Perdue said he doesn't see the changes as a rollback, but "we're just slowing down the process". Notably, NBC reports that the event was held in the school district of Becky Domokos-Bays, president of the School Nutrition Association, who was expected to attend.

Author: 0 North Korea's Latest Missile Never Even Made It Out of Korea

On the eve of that visit, North Korea tested a ballistic missile, which was also a failure. "The threat of a nuclear attack on Seoul , or Tokyo, is real, and it's only a matter of time before North Korea develops the capability to strike the United States mainland", Tillerson said .

Global Media Japan sends biggest warship to protect U.S. supply vessel
Author: 0 Japan sends biggest warship to protect U.S. supply vessel

A Japanese destroyer left port Monday, reportedly to escort USA naval ships as Japan increases its military role in the region. Under revised security laws, members of Japan's Self-Defence Forces are allowed to use their weapons to protect armaments and other equipment of the units of United States forces and armed forces of other countries that are engaged in activities contributing to the defence of Japan.

Global Media New Hamas document accepts Palestinian state with 1967 borders
Author: 0 New Hamas document accepts Palestinian state with 1967 borders

The document reflects a "reasonable Hamas, that is serious about dealing with the reality and the regional and global surroundings, while still representing the cause of its people", said Mashaal. There was no immediate comment from Egypt and Gulf Arab states. "Hamas's refusal to confirm its apparent prolonged detention of men with mental health conditions and no connection to the hostilities is cruel and indefensible", said Sarah Leah Whitson, HRW's Middle East director.

Author: 0 Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

Former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton recounted her loss in the 2016 presidential election during an interview she gave at a Women for Women International event. In a series of tweets , President Donald Trump revisited his 2016 victory over Hillary Clinton , while taking on his own Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey as well.

Author: 0 How much of a shift is the new Hamas policy document?

Pressure on Hamas has been ratcheted up by Egypt , Israel, western powers, and Fatah to agree to the return of the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority to Gaza in exchange for PLO membership. The "real Hamas" according to him is "they (Hamas) dig terror tunnels and have launched thousands upon thousands of missiles at Israeli civilians". Hamas militants hold weapons as they celebrate the release of Palestinian prisoner Mohammed al-Bashiti, who served 12 years in an Israeli jail after he ...

Global Media French presidential rivals clash as May Day protests turn violent
Author: 0 French presidential rivals clash as May Day protests turn violent

But, in a symbolic gesture to show her commitment to the entire country, not just to one party, Le Pen has stepped down as leader of the party, according to BBC News. "Russians sympathize with Le Pen, some 61% of those polled back her, while only 8% went for Macron", the survey indicated. Mr Macron, who will hold a rally later, earlier told the BBC the European Union must reform or face the prospect of "Frexit".

Author: 0 Turkish-Kurdish Dispute Embarrasses Washington

John Dorrian, the spokesperson for Operation Inherent Resolve, told reporters at the Pentagon on Wednesday. Washington, Apr 25 The United States is "deeply concerned" by Turkish air strikes that reportedly killed more than two dozen Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria , the State Department said today.

Author: 0 India again blames Pakistan for mutilating bodies of soldiers

He accused Indian troops of continuously targeting innocent civilians on LoC and apprised the Indian General that continuity of such action would invite appropriate response. "Our government had once said that if Pakistan kills or beheads our one soldier, as many as ten enemy soldiers will meet the same fate, but what is happening now".

Global Media 1 dead, 3 hurt in University of Texas stabbing
Author: 0 1 dead, 3 hurt in University of Texas stabbing

Killed was Harrison Brown , who graduated from Graham High in 2016. At around 1:30pm this afternoon campus police received a call about a person with a large knife who attacked or assaulted someone outside the Gregory Gym. The suspect kicked a female student as if he was "kicking her out of the way" and then stabbed his first victim, Brown, at about 1:45 p.m. local time (1815 GMT), he said.

Author: 0 Iran FM mocks United States claims it is violating nuclear deal

The administration also says Iran is misbehaving around the Middle East. Put another way, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Iran is following a deal that the Trump administration really doesn't like. "The Trump administration has no intention of passing the buck to a future administration on Iran". Iranian Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo fired back at what he called the "unsubstantiated" US charges, saying the United States is waging a "misleading propaganda campaign" against his ...

Global Media Sainsbury's: It's still a 'challenging market' and could get worse
Author: 0 Sainsbury's: It's still a 'challenging market' and could get worse

Group sales, including Value-Added Tax, surged 12.7 per cent thanks to a robust contribution over the final six months from the Argos business, which the group bought when it acquired Home Retail for £1.4 billion previous year. Finally, Sainsbury's also warns that the overall British economy is facing a squeeze, which could obviously have a knock-on effect on its business.

Global Media Brexit gets nasty as EU accuses Britain of unrealistic aims
Author: 0 Brexit gets nasty as EU accuses Britain of unrealistic aims

The home secretary said the British government could be trusted to keep details of talks private, apparently in contrast with the "leaks" from Brussels. Mr Juncker said at the weekend that the meeting was "very constructive " and conducted in a "friendly atmosphere". If anything, the premier has used the growing antagonism with Brussels to bolster her claim that a personal mandate means she can negotiate Brexit more successfully.

Author: 0 US exploring options at UN to pressure North Korea

Despite Donald Trump's more conciliatory tone over the past few days, the notoriously secretive state has upped its nuclear tests in response to the US President's aggressive stance towards them. "We will resolutely take necessary measures to defend our interests", Geng said, without elaborating. South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun told a briefing in Seoul that Monday's joint drill was conducted to deter provocations by the North.

Author: 0 Trump, Putin to speak in first call since Syria strike

The key visit, Merkel's first to Russian Federation in two years, would mainly focus on the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the violence in Syria that has gripped the country since March 2011. "Russia is naturally an important partner", Merkel told Putin at the start of their talks in the southern Russian city of Sochi. She noted that the White House readout of the call made no mention of "Russia's abysmal record on human rights, no clear message on Assad's future in Syria, and no ...

Author: 0 Le Pen lifts parts of rival's speech, aides brush off plagiarism accusations

It appears far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen plagiarized nearly an entire speech from former French prime minister, as well as her former rival presidential candidate, Francois Fillon. With the populist candidates from the far right and far left garnering more that 40 percent of the vote in the first round of the election on April 23, luring them is a key piece of any winning strategy for Macron.

Author: 0 US Says Turkish Airstrikes In Syria, Iraq Kill Partner Counter-ISIS Fighters

Turkey , which backs Syrian rebel groups and which launched a ground operation in northern Syria past year, vowed to continue acting against groups it links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). The Turkish military said these airstrikes were meant to stop the PKK from smuggling weapons into Turkey . Once allied, Damascus and Ankara have become bitter adversaries since the eruption of Syria's conflict in 2011, which saw Turkey side with anti-government rebels.

Global Media Court: Gay couple's suit against Kentucky clerk can proceed
Author: 0 Court: Gay couple's suit against Kentucky clerk can proceed

If the US district judge rules in favor of the couple, Davis will be fiscally responsible for damages to Ermold and Moore, and will potentially open the floodgates for other suits against clerks discriminating against same-sex couples. And on Tuesday, after almost two years of legal and political wrangling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit court ruled that the pair can sue Davis for damages.

Global Media Janet Jackson to take her son on tour?
Author: 0 Janet Jackson to take her son on tour?

In addition, she also briefly addressed her separation from her newborn son's father, 42 year old Wissam El Mana, a Qatari billionaire operating in retail, which was reported widely back in April. "I'm so excited, you guys", she says. In a video to her fans, she said, "Yes, I separated from my husband. He's so healthy, so handsome, so sweet, so loving - such a happy baby".

Global Media Beijing welcomes Asean's softer stand on S. China Sea
Author: 0 Beijing welcomes Asean's softer stand on S. China Sea

There can be joint exercises", said Duterte when asked about possible joint drills between the two countries. CHINESE SHIPS IN DAVAO President Rodrigo Duterte (center) returns a salute from a Chinese naval officer (left) as Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (right) looks on.

Global Media Macron wants more retraining for French workers
Author: 0 Macron wants more retraining for French workers

Hollande, the current president of France, has also encouraged voters to support Macron in the second round of voting, saying Ms. Le Pen and the National Front "deeply divide France". In chaotic scenes broadcast live on French TV, the centrist, pro-European Union former finance minister is telling workers outside the Whirlpool factory in northern France that he wouldn't ban job losses if he is elected president on May 7.

Global Media A UN birthday slap at Israel
Author: 0 A UN birthday slap at Israel

However, the resolution still contains many red flags for Israel. Pence said under Trump, America's support for Israel's security was at a record level. Arab Israelis are more likely to describe Israel's "overall situation" as good than their Jewish counterparts, a survey found. Speaking at a reception for foreign diplomats held at the President's House in Jerusalem to mark Israel's Independence Day, Netanyahu - who also holds the position of foreign minister - highlighted the ...

Global Media South Asia Satellite: All you need to know
Author: 0 South Asia Satellite: All you need to know

The Prime Minister had said that this satellite will prove to be a boon in the progress of the entire region. Isro's Rs 450 crore communications satellite (Gsat-9) will be India's gift to neighbours and marks New Delhi's attempt to get around troubled ties with Pakistan, which stalled the Saarc project.

Global Media Large blast heard near US embassy in Afghan capital
Author: 0 Large blast heard near US embassy in Afghan capital

The explosion reportedly hit a NATO-led Resolute Support mission convoy of armored personnel carriers. A convoy of military vehicles was apparently the target of a bomb attack in Kabul on May 3, 2017. "We are checking the details", he told AFP . The U.S. has more than 8,000 troops in the country. The blast is also said to have damaged two civilian cars.

Global Media Chris Soules 'bought alcohol before deadly auto crash'
Author: 0 Chris Soules 'bought alcohol before deadly auto crash'

This all follows the former Bachelor star's arrest on Tuesday, April 25 after Soules allegedly left the scene of a fatal vehicle accident near Aurora, Iowa on Monday, April 24 and was charged with allegedly committing a class D felony. Chief District Court Judge Kellyann M. Lekar was assigned Soules' case Monday on a "preliminary basis", according to court documents . "[He] did neither after fleeing the scene".

Global Media Witness video shows police takedown of San Diego pool gunman
Author: 0 Witness video shows police takedown of San Diego pool gunman

I have nothing but wonderful memories of this Angel. "Tears can't express the pain and shock", he wrote. A mother of 3, a sister, a daughter, a cousin, a friend and a Queen ... But the circumstances of the shooting - Selis was a white man and most of his victims were black or Latino - has made race a central topic of discussion.

Global Media US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visits Afghanistan
Author: 0 US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visits Afghanistan

US Secretary of Defence James Mattis has arrived in Afghanistan, where he is meeting government officials including President Ashraf Ghani, a media report said on Monday. In an apparent attempt to save face, the central administration has continuously downplayed the death toll, which has been confirmed by anonymous officials in many corners of government.

Global Media Dallas police shooting: Lawyer denies teens were driving in 'aggressive manner'
Author: 0 Dallas police shooting: Lawyer denies teens were driving in 'aggressive manner'

He says officers grew concerned when the auto backed down a street, prompting one unidentified officer to fire. Police initially said the vehicle reversed "aggressively" towards the officer, but footage discredits that claim. "I take responsibility for that, he said". Public and political pressure mounted for an arrest and indictment of a Balch Springs police officer who shot and killed Mesquite teenager, Jordan Edwards.

Author: 0 'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

The foreign secretary did not rule out fast-tracking such a move without parliamentary approval. If the USA asked Britain for help in conducting military action in response to the Syrian government's actions, "it will be very hard for us to say no", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told BBC Radio 4 on Thursday.

Author: 0 Trump Downshifts Michelle Obama's Healthy School Food Scheme

In his first major act in the Cabinet, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is planning an announcement Monday afternoon at an elementary school in the Washington suburb of Leesburg, Virginia. It also rewarded schools that met the standards with additional funding, six cents per healthy lunch. Some schools said the limits made meals less desirable for students.

Global Media North Korea missile test open defiance: US National Security Adviser HR McMaster
Author: 0 North Korea missile test open defiance: US National Security Adviser HR McMaster

American and South Korean officials said the test, from an area north of Pyongyang, appeared to have failed in what would be North Korea's fourth successive unsuccessful missile test since March. The North conducted two nuclear tests previous year alone, which experts say would have improved its knowledge for making nuclear warheads small enough to fit on missiles, and has been speeding up its development of new missiles, including solid-fuel rockets that can be fired from mobile launchers on ...

Author: 0 US aircraft carrier starts drill with S. Korean navy

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said his country would adhere to past United Nations resolutions and wants a denuclearized Korean peninsula, but spelled out no further punitive steps his government might consider - despite Tillerson's assertions in an interview hours ahead of the council meeting that Beijing would impose sanctions of its own if North Korea conducts another nuclear test.

Author: 0 Trump asked us to run electoral map on front page

Perhaps a bit surprising was the 34 percent who said they were not sure which was more truthful. "It was a warning to America", Dan Greaney, writer for "The Simpsons", said when Trump first announced he'd be running for office, according to the Mirror .

Global Media Promoter Hearn rules out Joshua vs Fury fight
Author: 0 Promoter Hearn rules out Joshua vs Fury fight

Ali was one of AJ's inspirations. "I wonder what people would be saying today if Klitschko had done him in the sixth". Fury, who has returned to full training, has claimed that he would not need a warm-up in order to defeat Joshua and would beat the former Olympic champion with "one arm tied behind my back".

Global Media Afghan security forces' death toll 'shockingly high' this year
Author: 0 Afghan security forces' death toll 'shockingly high' this year

The death toll among Afghan security forces has remained "shockingly high" this year, a United States-based watchdog said, as the U.S. ponders about its future course of action in the war-stricken country. At the same time, it quotes U.S. Forces in the country as saying the ANDSF is "generally performing better than at this same point past year". Reading inspectors general's reports about how billions in USA and other global development aid have been squandered, it is easy to jump to the ...

Global Media ACC has seven selected in second, third rounds of NFL Draft
Author: 0 ACC has seven selected in second, third rounds of NFL Draft

Obviously, you don't want to live your life by everyone else's rules or going by worldwide consensus, but in the 2017 NFL Draft, Myles Garrett was the only real choice for first overall. However, Mixon is considered to be one of the most talented running backs - maybe the most talented - in this year's draft, which as we all know, can supersede nearly anything for talent-desperate teams .

Global Media Trump eyes embrace of base as he marks tough first 100 days
Author: 0 Trump eyes embrace of base as he marks tough first 100 days

But the president's first proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act died on Capitol Hill, his travel ban was blocked by the courts and he's changed course on some of his key talking points from the campaign. industry and the military, and vaunted his foreign policy positions including on confronting North Korea, earning cheers from the crowd in Pennsylvania.

Author: 0 Poland denounces remarks by France's Macron

She also used a quote from the early 20th-century French prime minister Georges Clemenceau: "Once a soldier of God, and now a soldier of Liberty, France will always be the soldier of the ideal". He argued that Le Pen could not be allowed to "seize the Elysée palace by surprise because of a tactically flawed indifference on our [the left's] part".

Global Media FBI employee married ISIS fighter she was asked to investigate
Author: 0 FBI employee married ISIS fighter she was asked to investigate

The 38-year-old employee, Daniela Greene, was said to be so in love with a German born Daesh operative that she left her husband in the United States to be with him in Syria and then lied to U.S. Greene, who was born in Czechoslovakia and raised in Germany, was married to an American soldier at the time. The same year she informed the bureau of her travelling plans to Europe to visit her family, but the FBI agent left the country on a one-way ticket to Istanbul.

Author: 0 Duterte may be too "tied up" to accept Trump's invite

I can not make any definite promise. Duterte suggested he is unable to make a visit to the White House due to previously scheduled trips to Russian Federation and Israel, though Reuters reported that Foreign Ministry spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said Duterte would accept a formal letter of invitation.

Author: 0 US, Russia agree to increased diplomacy on Syria

Trump's decision to hit the Syrian regime - the first time the USA did so in the six-year Syrian civil war - flew in the face of his stated aversion to taking action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his desire to partner with Russian Federation to jointly target ISIS.

Author: 0 Tax cuts increase take-home income, grow economy and create jobs

He was supposedly going to cause an uprising of reformed plans that would benefit the everyday American, but he couldn't even accomplish a decent tax plan in his first 100 days as president. "Because I think we need to know exactly how he will benefit from his proposal". "It's true that, if you have a good tax policy, you can help the economy grow more rapidly", he says.

Global Media Trump Signs Executive Order to Reassess National Monuments Law
Author: 0 Trump Signs Executive Order to Reassess National Monuments Law

Trump's order requires a review of monuments that were created since 1996, that are at least 100,000 acres, or lacked "adequate public outreach and coordination with relevant stakeholders". Zinke said that he has heard claims that some monument designations have ended in "lost wages, lost jobs and reduced public access". On his own, Obama designated over 550 million acres as national monuments, including the Papahānaumokuākea monument off the coast of Hawaii, which at 1.5 million square ...

Global Media General election is NOT about changing Government, says MP
Author: 0 General election is NOT about changing Government, says MP

Opposing the snap election were nine Labor ministers, three independents and a member of the Social Democratic and Labor Party. Labour trails a long way behind Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in opinion polls, and many within the party believe 67-year-old socialist Corbyn is too left-wing to connect with voters.

Global Media South Korea calls for North's denuclearization before dialogue
Author: 0 South Korea calls for North's denuclearization before dialogue

On Sunday, an article from Pyongyang's state-run news agency KCNA urged the USA to "ponder over the catastrophic consequences to be entailed by their foolish military provocation". Donald Trump made it clear that he is open to meeting Kim Jong-un in the right circumstances, even though Pyongyang is threatening further nuclear tests.

Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkey to hold referendum on EU membership

President Donald Trump later this month. The rebellion, which happened in July 2016, and allegedly orchestrated by U.S. based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen failed to overthrow Erdogan and his government. "Not only Kashmir but also all other bilateral issues should be resolved in a peaceful manner", Baglay said. Senior APHC leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah in a statement while hailing the statements of Turkish President and Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Kashmir expressed hope ...

Author: 0 Duterte says he may be too busy to meet Trump

The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's decision to invite Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington , saying his cooperation is needed to counter North Korea, even as the administration faces human rights criticism for its overture to Manila.