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Author: 0 UN Security Council sees "ample possibility" to use sanctions against DPRK

Under the leadership of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un, North Korea has been speeding up its pursuit of a decades-long goal of developing nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching the US mainland. "We don't have it done yet", Haley said. Despite the push for a tougher stance, Haley held out the prospect of direct talks with North Korea, saying "we are willing to talk but not until we see a total stop of the nuclear process and of any test there".

Author: 0 AAP accuses BJP of hatching conspiracy, says Kejriwal won't resign

On Tuesday, the former Delhi water minister had also challenged Kejriwal to contest an election against him. Mr Mishra questioned the alacrity with which Mr Kejriwal's party declared the attacker a BJP man saying, "Whatever followed that incident was very unusual; the police had just taken him away when Sanjay Singh did a presser saying that the man who was trying to attack me was a BJP agent.why did you rush to lie?" Find us on Facebook too! Sacked Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra , ...

Global Media Mexico president vows to protect journalists
Author: 0 Mexico president vows to protect journalists

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto promised yesterday to better protect journalists after the killing of a renowned reporter who wrote about drug gangs sparked global outrage. While slayings of journalists draw attention, they are not an aberration in a country with steadily deteriorating security. Valdez Cardenas was one of the founders of Riodoce , a local publication in Sinaloa, as well as a contributor for the national newspaper, La Jornada .

Author: 0 Tillerson's Israel Comments Got The Worst Kind Of Guy 'Furious'

Trump , who will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on May 22 and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on May 23, has stopped short of recommiting to the goal of Palestinian independence, a longtime bedrock of US policy.

Author: 0 How the Greens could wield power in a minority government

To be able to form government, though, she needs to hold the 'confidence of the House.' This means she needs to be able to pass important bills - her speech from the Throne, and budget needs to pass. Minority governments tend to be fractious and short-lived, so it is likely, if the standings do not change, that B.C. will have another election well before the set date four years from now.

Global Media Iran Election: How Trump's Rhetoric Is Undermining Moderates
Author: 0 Iran Election: How Trump's Rhetoric Is Undermining Moderates

Summary⎙ Print At a campaign rally, President Hassan Rouhani said Iranian officials are ready to negotiate with the United States on non-nuclear issues. That has led to speculation that Iran's next government will engage less with the West, especially after Khamenei called on whoever wins to avoid relying on foreign investors to strengthen the economy - a comment widely interpreted as a criticism of Rouhani.

Author: 0 Canadian Press NewsAlert:Greens double seat count in BC election

NDP's Mitzi Dean has taken the lead with the Liberal and Green candidate splitting the remaining votes. It's a historic win for the Green Party, which has broken through and captured new seats on Vancouver Island. "Mostly, I've been interested in what would happen provincially", he said. The NDP has tried to make Christy Clark's leadership as premier the central issue of the campaign, with party leader John Horgan accusing her of being out of touch with average people over issues like the ...

Author: 0 White House: Trump interviewing 4 FBI candidates

Frank Keating, FBI acting director Andrew McCabe and Richard McFeely, a former top FBI official. Former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) is being considered - among other candidates - for the FBI Director position, the White House revealed on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Backed forces prepare for final push on IS-held Raqa

Erdogan said he would bring up his concerns with Trump and called on Washington to immediately reverse the decision, indicating Turkey was still interested in a joint operation to oust the jihadists from their bastion of Raqa so long as it does not include the YPG.

Global Media Trump and Netanyahu secretly spoke after Israel leak report
Author: 0 Trump and Netanyahu secretly spoke after Israel leak report

Trump - who has made no secret of his desire for closer ties with Russian Federation was accused by US officials on Monday of disclosing highly classified information to Lavrov about a planned Islamic State operation. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called Trump's discussion with Russian diplomats "wholly appropriate". However, he offered appreciation at the ambassador's comment on the U.S.

Global Media French government resigns in post-election formality
Author: 0 French government resigns in post-election formality

Traditionally, French voters have handed a parliamentary majority to the newly elected president in the general election. Candidates from mainstream parties that alternated to govern the country in the past four decades were eliminated in the first round.

Global Media Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

Turkey says that the PYD and YPG are linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Kurdish Marxist-inspired militia which is officially listed as a terrorist group by several countries and even worldwide organisations such as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the EU.

Global Media Greens want specifics on potential horse-trading deals with BC Liberals, NDP
Author: 0 Greens want specifics on potential horse-trading deals with BC Liberals, NDP

With the close election results, it would appear that this is the ideal time to hold both major parties accountable, hold their feet to the fire and ensure that campaign finance reform is the price to pay for support in the Legislature. "Tonight we won the popular vote", she said. "There is a real risk that their traditional base, from which they get most of their money and volunteer hours, could abandon them if they see Weaver compromising too much with the party in power".

Author: 0 McCain: Russia probe reaching the point 'of Watergate size'

Comey was overseeing an investigation into the nature of any potential links between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of New York reacts to questions from reporters about President Donald Trump reportedly sharing classified information with two Russian diplomats during a meeting in the Oval Office, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington .

Global Media Free at last! Boko Haram releases 83 kidnapped schoolgirls
Author: 0 Free at last! Boko Haram releases 83 kidnapped schoolgirls

The president expressed his deep gratitude to security agencies, the military, the government of Switzerland, the Red Cross, local and worldwide NGOs for the success of the operation. He also commended the Bring Back Our Girls group, "which kept hope alive for the parents and the nation, refusing to let us forget the missing Chibok girls".

Author: 0 Britain worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service

While the scale of the attack shows Microsoft needs to strengthen its own capabilities, "there is simply no way for customers to protect themselves against threats unless they update their system", Smith said in his blog post. According to University of Melbourne cyber security expert Dr Suelette Dreyfus, the attack would have been nowhere near as prolific had people run the updates provided by Microsoft in March.

Author: 0 Canadian Press NewsAlert:Greens win three seats in British Columbia election

The difference between the Liberals and NDP in the popular vote on Tuesday was about 17,800 votes in favour of Clark's party. The Greens received eight per cent of the popular vote in the 2013 election along with their lone seat, but Weaver boldly forecasted gains in areas of NDP strength on Vancouver Island and the Kootenays.

Global Media Uber integrates Transit app to give users public transportation details
Author: 0 Uber integrates Transit app to give users public transportation details

Uber has today announced an app partnership of sorts with the Transit - Live Transport App. "Keeping tabs on upcoming departure times for the train while in an Uber means toggling between apps", reads an official blog post. "Our integration with Uber is a flawless match, as we both envision a future in which every journey is shared using a combination of transit options", wrote Transit COO Jake Sion , in a blog post.

Author: 0 Foreign property investors hit hard in Australian budget

Where once the Budget night catch phrase was "sharing the wealth", in recent years it's been "budget repair" and, as Joe Hockey found in 2014, getting it wrong can have devastating political consequences. The contributions will receive the tax advantages of superannuation, with contributions and earnings taxed at 15% rather than marginal rates. But Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull may struggle to win the support of right-leaning members of his own party, who favour spending cuts and debt ...

Author: 0 Four candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director face interviews

And while Mr Trump praised chief of staff Reince Priebus after the House passed a health care bill last week, associates say the president has continued to raise occasional questions about Mr Priebus' leadership in the West Wing. Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who was back behind the podium on Friday to answer questions about Comey's firing after Sarah Huckabee Sanders replaced for him for two days, has been the subject of memorable lampoons by comic Melissa McCarthy on Saturday Night Live.

Global Media Germany's Angela Merkel racks up another come-from-behind victory
Author: 0 Germany's Angela Merkel racks up another come-from-behind victory

North Rhine-Westphalia state Premier Hannelore Kraft said she's stepping down as regional party head after the SPD sank to an all-time low in North Rhine-Westphalia. He said Europe's most powerful leader was a safe choice in a turbulent world shaped by Britain's exit from the European Union and an unpredictable White House under US President Donald Trump.

Author: 0 Donald Trump hits back over Russian information sharing

He said Trump discussed a range of subjects with the Russians, including "common efforts and threats regarding counter-terrorism". As president, Trump has the ability to disclose classified information largely as he chooses. While it will not, in and of itself, stop the two-way flow of intelligence being shared between the United States and the provider of that intelligence, it will certainly give the other party pause when sharing future sensitive information.

Author: 0 U.S. officials warn Trump against moving USA embassy to Jerusalem

The CNN story was published just as Israel's Channel 2 reported that a senior administration official rejected Netanyahu's request to accompany Trump when he visits the Western Wall. Jewish-American Friedman is a strong supporter of Israeli settlement building in the occupied West Bank. Another says, more simply: "The embassy - the PM supports moving it".

Author: 0 Putin: Russia willing to turn over transcript of Trump meeting with Russians

Putin used the Russian word for audio recording at the press conference , but Yuri Ushakov, his foreign policy aide, said that "audio is not made" at meetings like the one at the Oval Office. The New York Times , citing a current and a former United States official, reported on Tuesday the information Mr Trump divulged came from an Israeli intelligence asset based in IS-held territory in Syria.

Global Media Cardin Honors Maryland Law Enforcement during National Police Week 2017
Author: 0 Cardin Honors Maryland Law Enforcement during National Police Week 2017

From baseball games to honoring the fallen, the officers are focusing this week on those who serve - and those who gave their lives serving. President Donald Trump, appearing at a memorial service honoring 394 police officers killed in the line of duty in the past year, reiterated his support for law enforcement and criticized verbal and physical "attacks" on them.

Global Media Ryan backs Trump, cautions against 'rush to judgment'
Author: 0 Ryan backs Trump, cautions against 'rush to judgment'

FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey speaks to the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit in Washington . Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said late Tuesday that the developments had reached "a point where it's of Watergate size and scale".

Author: 0 Texas Congressman Al Green Calls For Trump's Impeachment

Politico Playbook suggested this Wednesday morning that Republicans are just beginning to maybe see the harsh reality, "It's hushed right now, and nearly all off the record - but it's there, and it's Republicans who are beginning to grapple with the real - but far off - possibility that the president might've gone too far this time ".

Global Media US will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley
Author: 0 US will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley

President Moon called on his military to maintain a "watertight defense posture" against its adversary to the north, Agence France-Presse reported. Harris's calls for stricter sanctions against North Korea came a few hours after USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the US would "call out" and sanction nations that continued to support North Korea .

Author: 0 Irish PM Enda Kenny to retire as Fine Gael leader

In a statement, Enda Kenny revealed he will "retire as leader from midnight tonight 17th May 2017". Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has refused to rule herself out of a bid for the Fine Gael leadership. Kenny, dismissed as a political lightweight before leading his party to its best ever election result in 2011, built up a close rapport with fellow European Union leaders alongside Finance Minister Michael Noonan, who a number of Fine Gael lawmakers expect will also stand down following the ...

Global Media Giants closer Melancon activated from DL
Author: 0 Giants closer Melancon activated from DL

Diamondbacks 5, Mets 4: Yasmany Tomas homered against reeling NY again and Zack Greinke (5-2) pitched Arizona to a victory. That's when things really got interesting. Every day we have to come out and try to play our best game. "You want to believe the work was going to turn and at this point it has". The Dodgers have lost their last three games, matching their longest skid of the season, also done April.

Global Media May the 4th be with Star Wars Day
Author: 0 May the 4th be with Star Wars Day

According to Lucasfilm and CNN , the reason Star Wars day came to be was the phrase was first used on May 4, 1979, the day Margaret Thatcher took office as United Kingdom prime minister. While the mask is its most expensive " Star Wars " memorabilia, the jeweler has made pricier products. According to Making Star Wars , these creatures are called the Falthiers, and are somehow race horses used for races on the Planet Casino of Canto Bight.

Global Media Chibok girl escapes Boko Haram, says Nigeria's presidency
Author: 0 Chibok girl escapes Boko Haram, says Nigeria's presidency

The abduction of the Chibok girls captured the world's attention, with celebrities and prominent personalities such as former USA first lady Michelle Obama joining the "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign to free them. In the three-minute video, a woman who identified herself as Maida Yakubu declared her loyalty to Boko Haram and said that she does not want to go back to her family because they are not Muslims.

Global Media School Disciplines Black And Biracial Students For Wearing Hair Extensions
Author: 0 School Disciplines Black And Biracial Students For Wearing Hair Extensions

The charter school, the letter said , "promotes equity" with dress code policies that reduce "visible gaps between those of different means". And when we showed up to school the first day we went, it was fine, no one said anything. "The specific prohibition of hair extensions, which are expensive and could serve as a differentiating factor between students from dissimilar socioeconomic backgrounds , is consistent with our desire to create an educational environment, one that celebrates ...

Author: 0 U.S. extends sanctions relief under Iran nuclear deal

Three people told the Financial Times that the administration was set to renew waivers that exempt non-U.S. companies from sanctions for doing business with Iran, adding that officials from the US and elsewhere had already informed Tehran the waivers would remain in place.

Global Media Nine injured in protest outside Turkish embassy in Washington DC
Author: 0 Nine injured in protest outside Turkish embassy in Washington DC

Turkey was critical of the United States' decision earlier this month to arm Syrian Kurds, which is a sister organization of PKK, the banned Kurdish Workers' Party. has been marred once again by ugly headlines. "There is no place for terrorist organisations in the future of our region", he said at a joint news conference with President Donald Trump .

Global Media May wins Parl vote to hold snap poll
Author: 0 May wins Parl vote to hold snap poll

The prime minister, who took office after David Cameron resigned following the European Union vote, is seeking a personal mandate for her plan to pull Britain out of Europe's single market. John Drinnan: When does plain talk become hate speech? . She is expected to win the necessary backing of more than two-thirds of parliament in a vote that is likely to take place soon after 1300 GMT.

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning released from prison

Manning, now 29, was serving a 35-year sentence for the leak but president Barack Obama commuted her sentence before leaving office and she was released after seven years in prison. "Chelsea is someone who has taken on a great personal risk and tremendous personal cost to do something she thought was in the best interest of the public", said Chase Strangio , a staff lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union and a well-known transgender activist.

Author: 0 Watch Melissa McCarthy Take Her Spicer Impression to the Streets on 'SNL'

But quickly Spicer jumped from the bushes just outside the press room to reclaim his spot, pushing Sanders aside. "Have you ever told me to say things that aren't true?" "Saturday Night Live" fans knew that host Melissa McCarthy would spice up the comedy show as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer in this week's highly anticipated episode.

Global Media Boris Johnson confronted by Sikh woman after 'whisky in temple' gaffe
Author: 0 Boris Johnson confronted by Sikh woman after 'whisky in temple' gaffe

Batting for the Tories, Johnson - viewed as a maverick and a weak link by some in his own party - dropped the political clanger during his speech at the Bristol-based Nirman Sewak Jatha to woo the large Sikh community: "What are the consequences of having so many Sikh relatives, and I hope I am not embarrassing anybody, is that whenever we go to India, to Mumbai or to Delhi, we have to bring "clinkie" in our luggage ".

Global Media Scotland 'leading the way with progressive policies'
Author: 0 Scotland 'leading the way with progressive policies'

The June 23 Brexit referendum called the future of the United Kingdom into question because England and Wales voted to leave but Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to stay. The politician said her party had been advocates for regionalising fishing policy and for taking a fresh look at the EU's "open to all" approach to fishing waters.

Global Media Amid chaos, mood grows darker in the White House
Author: 0 Amid chaos, mood grows darker in the White House

Most egregious in this regard was the president's now infamous tweet telling Comey to consider whether "tapes" existed before starting to leak any of the conversations the two had. US intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign of interference in the election aimed at tilting the vote in Trump's favor.

Author: 0 President Trump Delivers Commencement Address at Liberty University

The administration struggled this week to explain the circumstances surrounding Comey's ouster, with Trump on Thursday undercutting the message from senior White House officials that his decision to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief was dependent on a Justice Department recommendation.

Author: 0 Controversy over Trump Israel policy ahead of visit

The US president vowed during his election campaign to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a move that would anger Palestinians and the wider Arab and Muslim worlds. "It's part of the West Bank", said the White House official, according to Channel 2 . Since Trump took office last month, Israel has announced plans to build over 6,000 settler homes in the West Bank and east Jerusalem - occupied territories claimed by the Palestinians.

Global Media United States and China agree to beef trade by July
Author: 0 United States and China agree to beef trade by July

The deal lowers barriers on US beef and liquefied natural gas exports to China as well as on some other goods and services. Not a breakthrough The US trade deficit with China was $347 billion past year. We have all the ingredients for a good trade deal with a market that is absolutely seeking the kind of high-quality beef the United States of America has to offer.

Global Media Bengal respects all languages: Mamata Banerjee on making Bengali compulsory in schools
Author: 0 Bengal respects all languages: Mamata Banerjee on making Bengali compulsory in schools

Earlier, students had to study three languages - English and the mother tongue from Class 1 while the third language made its way at the secondary stage. "The decision clearly indicates an attempt by the TMC to encourage regionalism and reap political dividends out of it". This move by the Mamata government comes after a similar decision was taken by the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led government in Kerala.

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