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Author: 0 No federal charges against officers in Alton Sterling death

CST (1800 GMT), a day after a white former SC officer pleaded guilty in the 2015 shooting of an unarmed black man and a Texas officer was sacked for shooting an unarmed 15-year-old boy on Saturday. In their statements, Segar and Alexander say they "respect and support" the students' rights to express their opinions. Delivered at 11 a.m. Monday-Friday.

Author: 0 Britain's Prince Philip to retire from public engagements

Philip, 95, made the decision himself with the full support of the queen, the palace said in a statement. He is not expected to disappear completely from the public stage - the palace said he may still choose to attend some events from time to time.

Global Media China Mulls Halting Oil Supply to N.Korea for 6 Months
Author: 0 China Mulls Halting Oil Supply to N.Korea for 6 Months

In response to the failed test and the ever-increasing frequency of missile tests by Pyongyang, the USA chose to carry out joint drills with South Korea and Japan's air forces in the Korean Peninsula, prompting North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency to warn that Washington's " military provocations" are putting them on the brink of nuclear war.

Author: 0 Government needs a good shutdown, tweets frustrated Trump

But concerned that GOP compromises weakened his reputation for winning in negotiations, Trump pushed his team to spin his side of the narrative harder. That contradicted Trump's message of less than a week ago. Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Billy Long (R-Mo.) met with Trump at the White House Wednesday morning to discuss an amendment that would attach $8 billion in funding to the current healthcare bill for patients with pre-existing conditions who are likely to face higher insurance ...

Author: 0 United States commander: Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in

Angered by the approach of the USS Carl Vinson carrier group, a defiant North Korea said on Monday the deployment was "an extremely risky act by those who plan a nuclear war to invade". The THAAD system has been moved to South Korea in response to North Korea's increased missile and nuclear tests. The Trump administration has said all options, including a military strike, are on the table.

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron trade barbs

While Macron claimed his opponent was "unworthy" of holding the French presidency, Le Pen accused him of "groveling" in front of big banks, the European Union and sectarianism. This move comes after around 30 media outlets signed a petition April 27 which summoned the right-wing party FN (Front National) respect freedom of the press, accusing Le Pen of allowing media to cover her election campaign only on a very selective basis.

Global Media Asian lending bank assesses growing inequality at meeting
Author: 0 Asian lending bank assesses growing inequality at meeting

Kuroda, who led the ADB from 2005-2013, applauded the region's progress but pointed to a "considerable burden" of poverty despite rapid growth in the past five decades. "If you include China and India, ADB support 3 per cent of infrastructure financing". "About $1.73 billion investment is required in developing infrastructure in developing nations".

Author: 0 Macron re-enlarges his margin against Le Pen - Opinionway poll

While a string of high-profile figures have come out in support of Mr Macron in recent days - from Zinedine Zidane, the footballer, to Thomas Enders, head of Airbus - the far-Right candidate received a boost over the weekend when Eurosceptic "sovereignist" Nicolas Dupont-Aignan threw his weight behind her.

Global Media Trump spends more time than predecessors in White House bubble
Author: 0 Trump spends more time than predecessors in White House bubble

Nevertheless, Duterte said relations with the United States were improving now that Trump had taken over from Barack Obama , who criticised the Philippine president for his anti-drug war that has claimed thousands of lives. Duterte has been accused of committing "crime [s] against humanity" by different local and worldwide groups, such as the United Nations and Amnesty global, over the alleged spate of summary killings linked in his drug war since assuming the presidency last June The ...

Global Media Photo of Czech Girl Scout confronting neo-Nazis goes viral
Author: 0 Photo of Czech Girl Scout confronting neo-Nazis goes viral

One Czech Girl Scout's bravery during a far-right demonstration was captured in a powerful photo that has since gone viral for all the right reasons. Cicmanec said he started snapping pictures after his friend pointed out the exchange between the protester and the Girl Scout. Mr Cicmanec's image on Facebook has more than 5,000 reactions and has been shared almost 2,000 times.

Global Media Syrian government supports de-escalation zones - foreign ministry
Author: 0 Syrian government supports de-escalation zones - foreign ministry

BEIRUT (AP) - Turkey , Iran and Russian Federation have signed an agreement calling for the setting up of four "de-escalation zones" in war-torn Syria in the latest attempt to reduce violence in the Arab country. Damascus supports the Russian plan, Syrian state news agency SANA reported. The opposition had suspended its participation in the negotiations on Wednesday, but returned to the talks on Thursday.

Global Media Fresh Syria talks hit hurdles as safe zones mooted
Author: 0 Fresh Syria talks hit hurdles as safe zones mooted

Both countries agreed to lift curbs, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said after a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi on Wednesday. Ahmed Ramadan, an opposition representative, said the armed groups suspended their participation in the talks after presenting their own demands, calling for adherence to an earlier cease-fire reached in December that also included provisions for the release of detainees.

Global Media Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public engagements
Author: 0 Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public engagements

Before she took to the throne, the Queen held the title HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh, which was the female form of her husband's title. The royal, known as the Duke of Edinburgh, has suffered from heart disease and other ailments in recent years but has nonetheless maintained a vigorous public schedule.

Global Media Wary mood in Kabul as notorious former warlord set to return
Author: 0 Wary mood in Kabul as notorious former warlord set to return

At the presidential palace Thursday he repeated calls for the Taliban to lay down their arms and hold talks, saying he would fight for their demands. Hekmatyar's return to Kabul is taking place in the wake of inking a peace agreement with the Afghan government in September 2016 to join Afghan politics.

Global Media Kerala Congress (M) wrests UDF fort from Congress with CPM support
Author: 0 Kerala Congress (M) wrests UDF fort from Congress with CPM support

CPI's lone member and the representative of P.C. George's party will abstain from the election. Mani Group had six members in the 22-member district panchayat. However, this new move is facing stiff opposition from within the party itself, as such a move could land the KC (M) in a no-man's land, senior leaders believe.

Author: 0 Trump Says He Wants To Help Mediate Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal

Trump warned the Palestinians, though, that " there can be no lasting peace unless the Palestinian leaders speak in a unified voice against incitement to violate and violence and hate ". Abbas said Palestinians are not cultivating a hatred of Israel as he rejected Trump's position, which is also held by Netanyahu. Trump said that any agreement can not be imposed by the United States.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation director "mildly nauseous" over suggestion he influenced election

Comey defended himself against accusations that he swayed the election, with his own concoction of white tears and "white-eous" indignation. And he said he'd do it all again, even though it may have affected the presidential race. The FBI has confirmed the existence of the Trump-Russia investigation but has not yet announced any result. Earlier in the day, Clinton discussed her 2016 election loss with CNN's Christiane Amanpour at a Women for Women International event in NY.

Author: 0 President Trump To Announce Tax Cuts

The plan will propose a " massive tax cut " for individuals and businesses, Trump told the AP. The meeting comes in advance of a Wednesday announcement by Trump about his principles for tax policy. They also have recent real-world examples to make their case: Tax cuts in Kansas made by Gov. Sam Brownback failed to deliver the expected boost, forcing the state into years of grueling budget battles and harsh spending cuts to make up the gap.

Global Media Massive floods hit Missouri and Arkansas
Author: 0 Massive floods hit Missouri and Arkansas

The governor said that as of Wednesday afternoon, state personnel and vehicles responding to the deadly floods included 108 Arkansas National Guard members, 25 Arkansas National Guard vehicles equipped for high-water rescue and 23 Arkansas State Police personnel.

Global Media Voters go to polling stations on county council election day
Author: 0 Voters go to polling stations on county council election day

The stakes could hardly be higher, with the council spending £1 million of your money every single day on hugely important services like roads, public transport, education and social care for vulnerable adults and children. Votes can be cast in person at a polling station, by post or proxy, when someone can vote on your behalf. Most people vote in person at a polling stations - open today from 7am to 10pm.

Global Media North Korea says American was detained for 'attempted subversion'
Author: 0 North Korea says American was detained for 'attempted subversion'

Amid the recent tensions, the United States has called on China, which is also North Korea's major economic benefactor, to help increase pressure on Pyongyang to have it abandon its nuclear program. North Korea said the bombers conducted "a nuclear bomb dropping drill against major objects" in its territory at a time when Trump and "other USA warmongers are crying out for making a preemptive nuclear strike".

Global Media 'Bafana head coach search a total sham'
Author: 0 'Bafana head coach search a total sham'

The Scot, who is now head coach at PSL side SuperSport United, previously held the reins between 2004 and 2005, but quit after South Africa failed to reach the 2006 World Cup . SuperSport United's CEO Stanley Matthews admitted the club were reluctant to allow Baxter to leave. SuperSport are still in the hunt for trophies, however, having reached the South African Cup semi-finals and the CAF Confederation Cup group phase.

Global Media 'No cause for alarm' over Buckingham Palace meeting
Author: 0 'No cause for alarm' over Buckingham Palace meeting

In the meantime, a Palace official told the Associated Press there is "no cause for concern." . The monarchs have certainly been paring down their royal duties and appearances recently. "It says something about an individual that they get to the age of 95 before they decide to officially retire", Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce told reporters.

Author: 0 FBI chief says he had to tell Congress of Clinton email news

It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election. "We have to ask ourselves what is the right thing to do and then do that thing". "And honestly, as between really bad and catastrophic, I said to my team we got to walk into the world of really bad". "I've lived my entire career by the tradition that if you can possibly avoid it, you avoid any action in the run-up to an election that might have an impact", Comey said.

Author: 0 Mercedes' Toto Wolff: "A fantastic first win for Valtteri"

After Bottas leapfrogged both Ferraris at the start, it seemed for a time that the Scuderia wasn't sure what to do-or worse, that it would once again massively mess up the strategy in the way it had been prone to do in 2016. "I have to say that I'm not normally that emotional, but hearing the Finnish national anthem is something quite special for me, so it felt good". I couldn't put the vehicle where I was comfortable, and then in the race I had overheating so I just had to settle for fourth.

Author: 0 Anti-government protesters block streets in Venezuela

The president instead said he was invoking his power to create a 500-member "constituent assembly" to rewrite the constitution . Polling suggests the socialists would lose both those elections badly at a time of widespread anger over triple-digit inflation and shortages of food and other goods.

Global Media Second review of Philippine mines to go ahead - finance official
Author: 0 Second review of Philippine mines to go ahead - finance official

That makes her potentially unsafe as a department head. "However, there are laws that govern the relations of miners with the government, which should be followed", he said. "He's the only one that has the guts.It needs guts, it needs tapang (courage) because you have to step on business interest", Lopez said. Watch to see who is appointed to replace Lopez.

Global Media AIADMK Poll Symbol Bribery Case: TTV Dhinakaran Sent To Five Days…
Author: 0 AIADMK Poll Symbol Bribery Case: TTV Dhinakaran Sent To Five Days…

In a gruelling session, the police today confronted Dinakaran, the nephew of jailed AIADMK chief Sasikala, with the evidence. Dhinakaran, who was yesterday grilled by the police for nearly seven hours, has reportedly confessed to meeting Chandrasekhar, but said he did not pay any money to him for retaining the symbol.

Global Media Customer fatally shoots man who killed sports bar manager
Author: 0 Customer fatally shoots man who killed sports bar manager

He was pronounced dead at the scene. During that confrontation, the suspect shot and killed the employee. A customer eating with his wife who witnessed the horrific crime was armed, cops say, and shot Jones. He hasn't been identified, and police say no charges will be filed against him. After Perez was killed, Cook said the customer from the other end of the bar brought out his own handgun, then shot and killed Jones.

Global Media Aquaman filming begins: Director's first look from DC movie makes Twitteratis emotional
Author: 0 Aquaman filming begins: Director's first look from DC movie makes Twitteratis emotional

The film also stars Amber Heard ( Justice League , Magic Mike XXL ) as Mera; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe ( Platoon , Spider-Man 2) as Vulko; Temuera Morrison ( Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones , Green Lantern ) as Tom Curry; Dolph Lundgren ( The Expendables films) as Nereus; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (upcoming Baywatch , Netflix's The Get Down ) as Black Manta; with Patrick Wilson ( The Conjuring films, Watchmen ) as Orm/Ocean Master; and Oscar victor Nicole Kidman ( The Hours , ...

Global Media Another Impotent North Korea Missile Test by a Defiant Kim Jong
Author: 0 Another Impotent North Korea Missile Test by a Defiant Kim Jong

Donald Trump accused North Korea of "disrespect" after it marked his 100th day as U.S. president by test-firing a new anti-ship ballistic missile - which blew up after reaching a height of 44 miles. China may have won this backing from Russian Federation, but now appears, with Russian Federation, to want more in return from America - an end to the Korean Peninsula military drills and a return to dialogue.

Global Media Justice Karnan refuses medical test, calls it 'mad order by mad judges'
Author: 0 Justice Karnan refuses medical test, calls it 'mad order by mad judges'

On Thursday morning, a team of four doctors from the government-run Calcutta Pavlov Hospital, accompanied by around 20 policemen, went to the residence of Justice Karnan and waited for almost two hours before turning back. An angry Justice Karnan responded by ordering similar tests on the seven top court judges. On a few occasions, media reports said he also barged into other judges' courtrooms and generally antagonised his colleagues, so much so that at the end of 2014 several of his fellow ...

Global Media Chris Rock Recounts His Super Awkward Encounter with Michelle Obama
Author: 0 Chris Rock Recounts His Super Awkward Encounter with Michelle Obama

What made the misunderstanding so amusing is that it happened at the final White House party hosted by President Barack Obama . You can probably tell that this conversation didn't end well. "'I don't know, I don't know what's gonna happen". "I literally said that", the comedian said, "I said that to Michelle". I mean, The View , The Real Housewives of Atlanta .' ...

Author: 0 Increasing clouds today ahead of our next system

That will help temperatures bump into the mid 60s - still a bit below normal, but not awful. Increasing clouds with a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms west of the divide. Saturday will be mostly cloudy and breezy with highs in the mid to upper 60s. Temperatures are in the 50s for afternoon high temperatures all weekend.

Author: 0 Afghan defence chief quits over attack, as Mattis flies in

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the deaths. "At this point we nearly don't need to talk about safe havens in Pakistan, because they have safe havens in Afghanistan ". The commander of Resolute Support - the NATO-led mission to train and assist Afghan forces - said the attack "shows the barbaric nature of the Taliban".

Global Media Court doesn't rule on corruption allegations
Author: 0 Court doesn't rule on corruption allegations

The bench further directed to form JIT within seven days, and present a report within 60 days. It also said DG Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) failed to probe white collar crimes. Kashif Abbasi of ARY News said the ruling party has "nothing to be happy about" while Munizae Jahangir of Aaj news said "the issue won't be resolved" until the investigation was concluded.

Global Media Jean-Marie Le Pen criticizes his daughter Marin's campaign after temporarily stepping
Author: 0 Jean-Marie Le Pen criticizes his daughter Marin's campaign after temporarily stepping

Macron. But a day after the country's first-round vote, from which Macron and Le Pen emerged as finalists, Le Pen announced that she would step down from her party to focus on her campaign. Le Pen's father, Jean-Marie, told France Inter radio Tuesday that he thinks his daughter has produced a "too laid-back" campaign. That leaves very little room for Le Pen to realistically engineer a Trump-style surprise coup, even with the added distance between her and the far right.

Author: 0 China Launches First Domestically Constructed Aircraft Carrier

The aircraft carrier - the second in a planned fleet of as many as six such ships - was based on the design of the Liaoning , a Soviet vessel China bought from Ukraine, refitted and put to sea nearly six years ago. In September 2012, the People's Liberation Army Navy commissioned the ship-renaming it the Liaoning . The possession of a native aircraft carrier places China among the few military powers with such vessels, including the United States, Russia and the United Kingdom.

Global Media May and Corbyn clash over Brexit in final PMQ session
Author: 0 May and Corbyn clash over Brexit in final PMQ session

Corbyn's spokesman declined repeated requests to say that Labour will win the election, however, insisting only that "we can win this election yes". "Where Theresa May wants to shut down scrutiny and challenge, Labour will welcome it". On Tuesday Mrs May was meeting potential supporters in Wales, hoping every seat gained will increase her mandate ahead of negotiations to leave the European Union in 2019.

Author: 0 FBI's Comey defends Clinton email probe announcement, but feels 'nauseous'

Under fire from Democrats, FBI Director James Comey insisted during repeated questions Wednesday he was consistent in disclosing information about an investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails before Election Day while keeping quiet about a probe into possible contacts between Russian Federation and the Donald Trump's campaign.

Global Media Russia, Turkey to lift trade restrictions, enhance cooperation in Syria
Author: 0 Russia, Turkey to lift trade restrictions, enhance cooperation in Syria

At the new round of Syria peace talks in Astana, Russia has proposed the establishment of four de-escalation zones in the war-ravaged country. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin (unseen), following their meeting in Sochi , Russia, May 3, 2017.

Global Media Sack Sasikala, Dinakaram before unity talks: Panneerselvam camp
Author: 0 Sack Sasikala, Dinakaram before unity talks: Panneerselvam camp

He was reacting to the ministers' decision late last night to keep away Sasikala, Dhinakaran and their families from the AIADMK and the affairs of its government. "Why he did not spell Sasikala's name while announcing the removal of Dhinakaran from the party", he asked. "We want Sasikala's family to be completely sent out of the party".

Global Media GOP still doesn't have the votes on health care
Author: 0 GOP still doesn't have the votes on health care

Despite White House prodding, House leaders have said a vote will occur only once they can succeed. "Do we have the votes? Yes". McCarthy sounded optimistic about its prospects Wednesday night. The White House says Trump will sign the measure, which gives him much of the money he sought for defense and border security but denies startup construction funding for Trump's oft-promise wall along the U.S.

Global Media Trump, Abbas Reaffirm Commitment to Lasting Israeli-Palestinian Peace
Author: 0 Trump, Abbas Reaffirm Commitment to Lasting Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Abbas promised that under "your courageous stewardship and your wisdom, as well as your great negotiating ability ", the Palestinians would be partners seeking a " historic peace treaty ". Many of Trump's predecessors have tried to mediate the decadeslong conflict. US President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speak in the Roosevelt Room during a joint statement at the White House on May 3, 2017.

Author: 0 Canada Reports Progress With US on Lumber, Deal Not in Sight

The Trump administration slapped a punitive tariff of up to 24 percent on Canadian softwood lumber Monday over allegations that government subsidies in some provinces undercut USA lumber prices. before the World Trade Organization in 2004. Last week the president called Canada's dairy protections "unfair". Tuesday's move comes, as dozens of Wisconsin dairy farmers continue to search for new processors to purchase their milk.

Author: 0 North Korea warns region 'close to nuclear war' amid US drills

Trump also has used social media to ratchet up pressure on both North Korea and China as Pyongyang threatens to conduct another nuclear test . Moon's Democratic Party is now 20 points clear of its nearest rival, according to the most recent Gallup Korea daily opinion poll.

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