North Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

The first was of what it claims to have been a hydrogen bomb and the second was its most powerful ever. North Korea, still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a treaty, has on occasion conducted miss... More..

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More than 600 register for presidential race
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

More than 600 register for presidential race

Associated Press reported that election officials were stunned when they were requested to process his registration paperwork, given that past year Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took the unusual step...More..

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Maps Show A Dramatic Rise In Health Insurance Coverage Under ACA

Those deficit reductions will be more than negated by the one-third trillion dollar tax cuts given to insurance companies, hospitals and drug companies. Insurers are getting increasingly frustrated about the ...More..

United Airlines won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

United Airlines won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO

Bridges shows a passenger who was removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago. The backlash from the incident resonated around the world, with social media users in the United States, China and Vietnam...More..

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Residents, fighters begin evacuating four Syrian besieged towns under a deal

Overall, tens of thousands of people have been uprooted to Idlib and Aleppo province, where they fear they are being gathered for a final government offensive to defeat them. According to the deal, evacuations ...More..

Egypt set for three-month state of emergency after church bombings
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Egypt set for three-month state of emergency after church bombings

Yet despite a presence dating back to the Roman era, the community feels increasingly ostracized and has repeatedly been targeted in attacks, including by Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for Sunday'...More..

Connecticut Gov. Malloy not running for reelection
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Connecticut Gov. Malloy not running for reelection

Even though the election is 19 months there is a crowded field of Republicans and Democrats already looking to replace Malloy - whose polling numbers show he is the most unpopular Democratic governor in the cou...More..

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U.S. ambassador: Regime change in Syria is a priority for Trump administration

In a series of media interviews on Sunday, Ms Haley and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to link the military strikes to the chemical attack and insist that there had been no change in U.S. "We're not go...More..

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Carter Page Feels Like a Warning Shot

As the Post notes, "This is the clearest evidence so far that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had reason to believe during the 2016 presidential campaign that a Trump campaign adviser was in touch with Rus...More..

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North Korea will conduct nuclear test 'when it sees fit'

Vice foreign minister Han Song Ryol blamed the U.S. pre sident for building up a "vicious cycle" of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, saying that his "aggressive" tweets were "making trouble". Trump's administr...More..

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Satellite images show North Korea may be preparing for nuclear test

Additionally, the military has heavy bombers positioned in Guam if it requires more firepower. "U.S. officials, mindful of such concerns here, repeatedly reaffirmed that [the U.S.] will closely discuss with S...More..

Israel Police: Palestinian stabs woman in Jerusalem
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Israel Police: Palestinian stabs woman in Jerusalem

The Shin Bet domestic security service identified the assailant as 57-year-old Jamil Tamimi and said he was a Palestinian from Arab East Jerusalem with mental health problems who was convicted in 2011 for s...More..

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Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'

And the USA warned Russian Federation that it is only isolating itself with its continued support of Assad. Lavrov said Moscow was hoping to understand Washington's "real intentions" during the visit and ...More..

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Hollande, Trudeau Pay Tribute to Canada's WWI Casualties

The poppy ceremony, held a few hours before the much larger commemoration at Vimy, was one of both remembrance and peace. Full texts of statements from Queen Elizabeth II, Governor-General David Johnston and...More..

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'Conflict could break out at any moment' over North Korea: China

The adviser also said Mr Pence expected to talk about the "belligerence" of North Korea at stops in Tokyo, Jakarta and in Sydney. It noted however that the thrice-weekly route, first established in 2008, wa...More..

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Russian Federation ties may be at an all-time low, admits Donald Trump

He restated America's claim that Syrian government forces "planned, directed and executed" a chemical attack on civilians which killed more than 80 people. The White House accused Russian Federation of attempti...More..

Report Alleges Decades Of Sexual Abuse At Prestigious Connecticut Boarding School
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Report Alleges Decades Of Sexual Abuse At Prestigious Connecticut Boarding School

In October, the school announced it would conduct an independent investigation and hired an experienced investigator and former prosecutor to carry out interviews and review some 2,300 pages of documents. Geo...More..

Lynx Bolster Roster With 2 International Draft Picks
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Lynx Bolster Roster With 2 International Draft Picks

I wouldn't expect to see her in a Lynx jersey this season. Her best stretch of the season came in consecutive 25-point performances against Alabama-Birmingham (25 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, three s...More..

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NATO chief: Trump has been 'very consistent' in support of alliance

Donald Trump told Stoltenberg that he was looking forward to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders summit next month in Brussels heading, or so it appears, toward a much more conventional form of U...More..

San Bernardino confronting a new tragedy
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

San Bernardino confronting a new tragedy

According to interviews with her family, Anderson had accused his wife of infidelity, the chief said. Hundreds gather at North Park Elementary School for a vigil on April 11, 2017 remembering the victims of a...More..

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Bannon's decline isn't the end of the White House's 'alt-right'

Storm clouds are gathering over the White House, and its resident lightning rod, Steve Bannon, might be in trouble. The countdown to Bannon's exit seems to have resulted from weeks of infighting between fello...More..

Body of trailblazing judge washes up on NYC's shore
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Body of trailblazing judge washes up on NYC's shore

Speaking to reporters about the death of Sheila Abdus-Salaam, New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce declined to answer questions about whether she took her own life. Cuomo described her as...More..

No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

The US has concentrated heavily on combating them while also supporting Afghan forces battling the Taliban. The general said that because the spring offensive against ISIS-K had been slowed by fighters using ...More..

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Family of child who survived school shooting shares photo & thanks community

Police said he opened fire killing his spouse Karen Elaine Smith and a student standing behind her. She called Jonathan "precious" and "friendly", that he loved to give hugs and was "easy to love". "She was a...More..

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Assad: Chemical Attack Was '100 Percent Fabrication ... Were They Dead At All?'

Despite hopes of an improvement in ties under Trump, the Tillerson-Lavrov talks look set to be dominated by the war of words over Syria - where more than 320,000 people have died in six years of brutal war. Rus...More..

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US and Russia agree on Syria probe amid bid to salvage ties

Days after that attack, Trump ordered a cruise missile strike that targeted a Syrian air base - a strike that Russian Federation says violated worldwide law. Just as Tillerson sat down for talks with Lavrov ear...More..

Jadhav will not be executed immediately: Pakistan minister
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Jadhav will not be executed immediately: Pakistan minister

In Lok Sabha, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the government will do everything possible to get justice for Jadhav. She said the charges against Jadhav, who was doing business in Iran and was kidnapped and t...More..

Planned Parenthood president responds to defunding bill
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Planned Parenthood president responds to defunding bill

According to the New York Times , the law reverses a measure issued under the Obama administration that prevented local and state governments from withholding Title X family planning grants from such healt...More..

New Zealand Cyclone Cook moves off South island
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

New Zealand Cyclone Cook moves off South island

Waves up to five metres have been predicted to hit coastal areas later in the evening, and the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management has called for people to leave low-lying and vulnerable coastal ar...More..

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Trump reverses himself on 4 campaign positions in just 1 day

But Korean stocks were up more than 0.1 per cent and the Korean won was steady after the central bank kept its interest rate unchanged at 1.25 per cent for a 10th straight month on Thursday. economy for their o...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

North Korea Could Conduct Nuclear Test On Day Of Celebration

The North's sabre-rattling has encouraged a rapprochement between Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, who met face-to-face for the first time late last week at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. Han cited Tru...More..

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Russian Federation on 'wrong side' of Syria argument, Theresa May says

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has questioned whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime was responsible for last week's chemical weapons attack on civilians that prompted United States missile strikes. Th...More..

The Supreme Court Took Over Making Laws From Congress In Venezuela
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

The Supreme Court Took Over Making Laws From Congress In Venezuela

Venezuela's Supreme Court on Saturday said it was abandoning measures to seize power from the opposition-controlled legislature after the moves drew global condemnation and raised pressure on President Nicola...More..

Birthday cheers and jeers for Zuma in show of a divided nation
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Birthday cheers and jeers for Zuma in show of a divided nation

Malema also told the crowd that more anti-Zuma marches can be expected in other provinces. President Zuma has told supporters not to concern themselves with criticism by opposition parties, as that is the job...More..

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Syria strike signals a change for Trump

On Sunday, Russia's Foreign Ministry criticized a decision by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to cancel a visit to Moscow later this month, saying it showed a lack of understanding of events in Syria. T...More..