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Author: 0 Syria Retaliates Against Israeli Airstrikes as Tensions Escalate

The sounds of two distinct booms could be heard in Jerusalem soon after the arrival of the Syrian projectiles. The Arrow-3, which is part of Israel's three-tiered missile defense system, is created to intercept intercontinental ballistic missiles emerging from outside the earth's atmosphere.

Author: 0 Central Congo militia decapitates 40

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world body would conduct an inquiry into what happened to the two experts. John Sharp , the father of Michael, posted on his Facebook page that the bodies of two Caucasians had been found in a shallow grave, saying that there was a "high probability" that it was the United Nations officials.

Author: 0 World nuclear ban 'not realistic'

Reuters reported that nearly 40 countries, including the United States, Britain and France, are not going to join the talks. As reported by the BBC , Haley said national security required nuclear arms because of "bad actors" who could not be trusted.

Author: 0 Arab leaders set to oppose Trump Mideast policy shifts

While Israel claimed the city as its "eternal capital" after occupying East Jerusalem during the 1967 Arab-Israel war, the global community does not recognize the claim and foreign embassies are now located in Tel Aviv. The Trump administration has told Israel to build within the boundaries of existing settlements and not to establish new communities, according to the sources.

Author: 0 Macron, Le Pen clash in first French election TV debate

Macron was seen winning 26 percent of the vote in the April 23 first round followed by Le Pen on 25 percent, according to the poll for France Televisions. Opinion polls show Macron and Le Pen pulling away from the pack in an election that has been full of twists and turns, and which is taking place against a backdrop of high unemployment and sluggish growth.

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

Switzerland's foreign minister told his Turkish counterpart on March 23 that his country would "rigorously investigate" any illegal spying by Ankara on expatriate Turks before the April 16 referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be replaced by an executive presidency.

Author: 0 Remake of CHiPs is crass beyond belief, says BRIAN VINER

Jon Baker (played by Wilcox) and his partner, Estrada's Officer Frank "Ponch' Poncherello, were hunky young straight-arrow cops cruising sun-splashed, surprisingly uncrowded LA freeways on their motorcycles when not cracking jokes or flirting harmlessly with cute female sheriff's deputies".

Global Media Launched Missile fails in North Korea
Author: 0 Launched Missile fails in North Korea

As Jason Strother tells our Newscast unit, the launch also coincides with a visit to South Korea from Joseph Yoon, the US envoy on North Korea policy. "They did a launch (in February), they're now launching more in 30 days". And we have been prepared to deter, to counterattack such attacks on the part of the United States.

Author: 0 House intelligence panel chair cancels public session on Russia

In February, Manafort said he was never involved with "anything to do with the Russian government or the Putin administration". "Mr. Manafort instructed his representatives to reach out to committee staff and offer to provide information voluntarily regarding recent allegations about Russian interference in the election", Maloni told The New York Times .

Global Media Cardinal Keeler, who led Baltimore archdiocese, has died
Author: 0 Cardinal Keeler, who led Baltimore archdiocese, has died

Martin's Home for the Aged in Catonsville. Keeler's body will lie in repose at Baltimore's Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Monday and Tuesday. Four years later, he was appointed bishop of Harrisburg. He was elected president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops (a predecessor of the U.S.

Global Media CBI seeks cancellation of Jaganmohan Reddy's bail, accuses him of witness tampering
Author: 0 CBI seeks cancellation of Jaganmohan Reddy's bail, accuses him of witness tampering

Attempts to influence prosecution witnesses and violation of bail conditions were cited as the grounds for cancellation of the bail. The court posted the matter for hearing on April 7, asking Jagan to file his counter by then. The agency has moved the trial court on Friday with bail cancellation plea. The investigators recalled that the court had laid down conditions while granting bail to Mr.

Author: 0 William and Kate meet survivors of Paris 2015 attacks

Britain's Prince William , Duke of Cambridge (C) and his wife Britain's Kate , Duchess of Cambridge (L) speak with wounded soldiers as they visit the military hospital at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris, on March 18, 2017 . Acclaimed actor Kristin Scott-Thomas is expected to attend along with French acting stars Jean Reno and Audrey Tautou and former Arsenal footballer Robert Pires.

Author: 0 US Govt charges Russian agents and hackers for Yahoo data breach

One of the defendants is also accused of exploiting his access to Yahoo's network for his personal financial gain, by searching Yahoo user communications for credit card and gift card account numbers, redirecting a subset of Yahoo search engine web traffic so he could make commissions and enabling the theft of the contacts of at least 30-million Yahoo accounts to facilitate a spam campaign.

Author: 0 Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

Lawyers for the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Tribe have not commented on the announcement by ETP. Initial estimates from the Bell Fourche Pipeline in North Dakota estimated that their leak spilled 176,000 gallons of oil, but more recent estimates put the gallons spilled closer to 529,839 gallons.

Global Media Yogi Adityanath promises corruption-free govt, aid for Kailash Yatra
Author: 0 Yogi Adityanath promises corruption-free govt, aid for Kailash Yatra

This time round, it's filmmaker Shirish Kunder who has landed himself into trouble after he criticised Yogi Adityanath on Twitter, the newly elected Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. "But no one should take law into his own hands", he added. "The government would not touch those (abbattoirs) which are operating as per the provisions of law and have a valid licence".

Global Media Trump signs order rolling back environmental efforts
Author: 0 Trump signs order rolling back environmental efforts

The order represents a clear difference between how Trump and Obama view the role the United States plays in combating climate change, and dramatically alters the government's approach to rising sea levels and temperatures - two impacts of climate change.

Author: 0 Who Is Conducting Airstrikes On ISIS?

This, Donatella Rovera of Amnesty International said in a statement Monday, "indicates that coalition forces should have known that these strikes were likely to result in a significant numbers of civilian casualties ". Mosul's entire eastern side and about half of its western side is now under Iraqi government's control. Maj. Gen. Joseph Martin, the commander of coalition ground forces in Iraq, also said recent civilian casualties were not the result of any change in the rules that ...

Author: 0 South Africa's Gordhan ordered home from London ahead of Gupta court case

Mr. Gordhan and Mr. Jonas had just arrived in London on Monday, trying to reassure foreign investors that South Africa was now a stable country with an improving economy. "This action by the presidency rolls back the progress we have made as a country", Cas Coovadia, the MD of the Banking Association of South Africa, said in a statement.

Author: 0 Hong Kong protest leaders charged day after new leader chosen

Polls closed two hours later, after which many electors were seen leaving the convention center, despite there being a potential second round of voting if no victor was declared in the first. She said she will make courtesy calls to Beijing's three official organs in Hong Kong - including the China Liaison Office which was accused of pressuring electors to support her.

Author: 0 Lawmakers back measures to protect Israel by punishing Iran

Moreover, Haley also said that the US would not allow "Israel-bashing" at the United Nations. Al-Quds and al-Hayat al-Jadida reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he is committed to working with Trump to advance peace efforts with the Palestinians.

Author: 0 Pence revives talk of US moving Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem

Trump also, during a White House news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last month, he indicated he was open to a one-state solution to the conflict. Hoyer, like Lowey and Granger, argued that foreign assistance is a means of securing USA leadership in the world, but also argued that diminishing foreign assistance while maintaining current levels of assistance for Israel, as Trump has proposed, would be counterproductive for Israel.

Author: 0 Alderman Denounce Trump Environmental Executive Order

Former Vice President Al Gore signaled to reporters in mid-March that there was a "realistic chance" Trump would keep the USA engaged in the talks. The Trump administration has not said whether it will pull out of the Paris deal. The rule also eliminates an Obama-era rule restricting fracking on public lands and a separate rule that requires energy companies to provide data on methane emissions at oil and gas operations.

Global Media Will final health care deal match Trump's campaign pitch?
Author: 0 Will final health care deal match Trump's campaign pitch?

The fact is, President Trump was right when he said that 'health care is hard.' So is governing. It was a nail-biter of a day with a photo finish. Congress' nonpartisan budget analysts say changes Republican leaders have proposed in their health care bill to win House votes have cut the measure's deficit reduction by more than half.

Author: 0 Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

Masood's messages with others on the encrypted messaging service has triggered a manhunt of possible associates of the British Muslim convert with 11 people arrested in police raids across the country since he was killed. This is an undated photo released by the Metropolitan Police of Khalid Masood. A lawmaker who battled to save the life of a police officer stabbed in the Parliament attack has been honoured with an appointment as an adviser to Queen Elizabeth II.

Author: 0 House chairman apologizes to colleagues after Trump briefing

Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, reacting to statements by the committee's chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, about surveillance of President Donald Trump's inner circle. Nunes later said he could not brief Schiff or his fellow committee members because he did not have the documents in his possession and was expecting to receive them from the NSA next week.

Global Media Trump tosses Obama's 'clean' energy plan, embraces coal
Author: 0 Trump tosses Obama's 'clean' energy plan, embraces coal

The order slowly begins the unraveling of former President Barack Obama's plan to curb global warming. It seeks to suspend or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures from the Clean Power Plan in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels.

Author: 0 Scottish Parliament backs Nicola Sturgeon's call for second referendum

The Scottish parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of holding a second referendum on independence, thereby endorsing the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon . Because it doesn't. My message to the First Minister remains unchanged: "we are divided enough - do not divide us again". Sturgeon said the referendum could be held between autumn 2018 and spring 2019 "to give the people of Scotland a choice over the future direction and governance of their country".

Global Media Battle for Mosul: US 'probably had role in civilian casualties'
Author: 0 Battle for Mosul: US 'probably had role in civilian casualties'

Gen. Stephen Townsend told Pentagon reporters in a phone briefing from Iraq. "Actually our munitions, the fact that the whole building collapsed, actually contradicts our involvement", Townsend said . "Civilians are there. Some of them have been able to escape". An Iraqi Air Force helicopter fires a missile against Daesh terrorists during a battle in Mosul, Iraq March 28, 2017.

Global Media Amarinder to take oath as CM on Thursday
Author: 0 Amarinder to take oath as CM on Thursday

Amarinder, a former Army captain, took the oath in English. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Amarinder Singh on taking over as Punjab Chief Minister and wished him the best in working for the state's development. Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar and former telecom minister Ambika Soni were also in attendance. Amarinder's family members, including his wife and former Union Minister Preneet Kaur, were also present.

Author: 0 Trump ends war on coal, scraps regulations

What does Trump hope to achieve? It's unclear if the USA will pull out of the historic Paris Climate Agreement; signed in 2015 when dozens of nations joined together in an effort to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emission blamed for global warming.

Author: 0 Australia, China to boost trade with beef making the cut

The agreement coincides with the visit to Australia by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. In 2015, the two countries signed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), and bilateral trade now exceeds $107 billion. He said that China is not militarizing the dispute waters, but defense equipment had been placed on islands in the area to maintain "freedom of navigation".

Global Media Rights group: Coalition isn't protecting Mosul civilians
Author: 0 Rights group: Coalition isn't protecting Mosul civilians

Still, he said increases in casualties were to be expected as the war against the insurgents entered its deadliest phase in the cramped, narrow streets of Mosul's Old City. "It is a new tactic being used by the members of this terrorist group, using big auto bombs against the troops that impact the civilians to inflame the public", he told The Associated Press.

Author: 0 Asked About Stepping Down From Probe, Nunes Evasive: 'Why Would That Be?'

Nunes, however, told CNN Tuesday morning he was "moving forward" with the investigation. Nunes did not say when he expected Comey to testify, only that he had extended the formal invitation. Administration officials were nervous, Schiff said in an interview with NPR journalists, about what Yates might reveal about the FBI and Justice Department's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn - and how President Trump and his team responded .

Author: 0 McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran

Haley described her determination to help steer the course of the United Nations and its agencies from anti-Israel bias, noting her intervention keeping Salam Fayyad, the former Palestinian prime minister, from becoming the body's envoy to Libya, and in getting U.N.

Global Media Finger-pointing on Hill as GOP assesses health bill loss
Author: 0 Finger-pointing on Hill as GOP assesses health bill loss

Ryan told members that "we're still going to try to find a way to get this done", said Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.)."We spent years writing this bill - we're not just going to walk away from it". What we can say is that the health care debate is not over. He pointed to the resignation of Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) from the caucus as an example of its rigid philosophy.

Author: 0 Texas Republican Quits Hard-Line Freedom Caucus

Many members were nervous about the Congressional Budget Officeshowing that the bill would lead eventually to 24 million people losing insurance, while some moderate Republicans anxious that ending the ACA's Medicaid expansion would hurt low-income Americans.

Author: 0 French Elections Russia does not want to interfere in election

Le Pen , who leads the National Front party, said the West's poor relations with Russian Federation are unjustified. Presumably Slutsky also found it courageous that Le Pen told Duma spokesperson Vyacheslav Volodin that she is opposed to European Union sanctions on Russian Federation over the annexation of Crimea (she finds them counterproductive).

Global Media Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost
Author: 0 Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

Sharp, a US citizen, and Catalan, a Swedish national, were sent by the investigate reported human rights abuses near the village of Bunkonde, south of the provincial capital, Kananga. "We identified the third body in the grave with them as their Congolese interpreter", Congo Communications Minister Lambert Mende told Reuters . This will take some time.

Author: 0 Trump Signs Order Targeting Obama's Climate Legacy

Not all coal-producing regions will see an increase. President Trump has signed an executive order directing the Environmental Protection Agency to review the Clean Power Plan and other greenhouse gas regulations for the power sector, a first step in rolling back the Obama-era climate rules.

Global Media Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda
Author: 0 Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda

Priebus said that Trump doesn't want to leave anybody behind in this health care plan and that Trump is not closed to any option. Several Republican senators are seeking an unlikely compromise with Democrats following the demise of the House GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

Global Media England manager: Southgate hails Defoe impact
Author: 0 England manager: Southgate hails Defoe impact

Defoe was part of the England squad which underperformed at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, although he did hit the victor in the game against Slovenia. Defoe has obviously hit it off with new England boss Southgate. "After the match he got to spend time with Jermain for a bit longer and said "I've had an unbelievable day, it's been fabulous".

Author: 0 USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott

The players, who had planned to boycott the event scheduled to begin this week in Plymouth, MI, came to an agreement with USA Hockey on a new wage compensation plan, the details of which were not revealed as part of the deal. The sides met for 10-plus hours in person last week and continued conversations before striking a deal Tuesday. After more than a year of negotiations over wages and equitable support, players announced March 15 that they'd boycott the International Ice Hockey ...

Global Media North Korea Missile Test Fails As Tensions Rise in South and US
Author: 0 North Korea Missile Test Fails As Tensions Rise in South and US

North Korea failed in its attempt to launch a missile on Wednesday morning, the United States military said, amid heightened tensions in the Asia-Pacific region following Pyongyang's test-firing of ballistic missiles earlier this month. Presumably, the also continuing cyberattacks against the North Korean nuclear program. The reported launch failure came as USA and South Korean troops were conducting their annual military drills that the North calls an invasion rehearsal.

Author: 0 Donald Trump places 'very high value' on talks with Chinese president

A similar proposal by Foreign Minister Wang Yi was rejected by the US State Department last week. He said Mr Wang agreed on the need for a "course correction" with Pyongyang. bases in Japan. Beijing , however, has been irked by calls that it isn't doing enough to lessen tensions in the region. Wang said China had made an "important contribution" to supporting USA engagement with Pyongyang but stressed it was, at its core, an issue between the United States and North Korea.

Global Media AHCA adds to health care costs
Author: 0 AHCA adds to health care costs

Ultimately, Obama said in a statement Thursday, the ACA gave millions of uninsured Americans health coverage, allowed young people to stay on their parent's insurance plans until they turned 26, and gave people healthcare despite any pre-existing conditions.

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