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Bandai Namco Files A Trademark For A Game Called 'Pac-Man Maker'


More details about the game are expected to be announced on April 20. Bandai Namco also runs a large arcade machine business, so Pac-Man Maker may not pertain to a mainstream console game. Since the game was released, fans have wondered how the format could be applied to other Nintendo properties such as The Legend of Zelda and Metroid (if Nintendo won't make a new game, maybe we could). Read More »

Kim Jong-un appears at massive Pyongyang parade


The North Korean military issued a statement on Friday threatening to attack major United States military bases in South Korea, as well as the presidential Blue House, warning that it could annihilate those targets "within minutes". And on his left, the economic policy, bringing North Korea into the modern world. However, the display did show that North Korea is still going right ahead with their missile development program. Read More »

Chinese-origin doctor dragged off UA flight files court papers


The statement followed a Thursday news conference in which a lawyer for Dr. David Dao said the 69-year-old suffered a concussion and broken nose when he was dragged off Sunday's United Express flight. Jason Powell, in an op-ed for the Chicago Tribune , asserted that the entire staff is at fault for the incident - which has grabbed national headlines and sparked outrage since the Sunday afternoon incident. Read More »

Egypts Parl votes unanimously in favour of state of emergency


Security has been stepped up at churches and cathedrals in Egypt as the country's interior ministry released the name and photographs of the Alexandria suicide bomber who struck on Palm Sunday. In the Tanta attack, the bomber was able to enter the church and reach the front rows before blowing himself up. Palm Sunday falls on the Sunday before the Easter. Read More »

France arrests two over 'imminent attack' on election day


France's internal intelligence agency, which had been looking for the two suspects for more than a week, had warned main candidates in the election that there was a threat to their security, campaign officials said. But he added that "terrorism ... is a challenge that calls upon us more than anything else to come together, because the terrorists wish nothing more than our division". Read More »

Korea unveils new ICBM at military parade


Air China and North Korea's Air Koryo are the only two airlines serving that route, with the latter operating on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. But the USA will respond to North Korea's threats accordingly and won't engage Pyongyang until it "chooses a more peaceful way forward". Read More »

French Presidential Candidate Macron Takes Page From American Political Playbook


The explosives found are of a type used in previous attacks in France and Belgium that were inspired by the Islamic State group. "Mahiedine M. and Clement B., both French nationals, both well known for their radicalisation by the specialised services and classified on the terror watch list since 2016 and 2015, met each other in prison where they shared their cell for about two months in 2015 for common crimes", said Molins. Read More »

The US is 'disturbed' by the gay purge in Chechnya - 'if true'

Mission to the United Nations will continue to prioritize LGBTQ acceptance", Ellis wrote in an email statement sent to The Huffington Post, "and fight discrimination and human rights abuses around the world". A Russian newspaper exposed a brutal campaign allegedly waged by law enforcement and security officials earlier this month, sparking angry denials from the Chechen government and ambivalence in the Kremlin. Read More »

General election: UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote


Since becoming prime minister last July in the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave the EU, May had consistently said she would not seek an early election. Britain's second female prime minister also appears to have won strong popular support for her handling of the political natural disaster unleashed by Brexit. Read More »

Army chief signs death warrants of 30 'hardcore terrorists'


The Peshawar attack killed a total of 150 people, a lot of them schoolchildren. 30 militants who were caught in Pakistan have been sentenced to death. American President, Donald Trump's national security adviser met Pakistan's prime minister and army chief on Monday and emphasized "the need to confront terrorism in all its forms", while praising democratic and economic development. Read More »

U.S. wants more trade with Japan through "agreement": Ross


The joint statement said that (1) the U.S. and Japan would explore bilateral discussions, and (2) Japan will continue to advance progress on its existing initiatives (i.e. Shortly afterwards, the NPPC issued a statement saying Lighthizer's remarks at the hearing gave the council confidence that "Lighthizer will work to create export opportunities". Read More »

Oil Ticks Higher Amid Hopes for OPEC Cut Extension


Given this, it is frankly ridiculous for him to say that that it was too early to discuss whether extending the deal to cut production beyond June was necessary. The IEA sees global growth of 485,000 barrels a day in output this year, compared with a decline of 790,000 barrels a day in 2016. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 56 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic ... Read More »

What is a snap general election and how does it work?

True to form, May made her mind up to call for the election in splendid isolation (on a walking holiday in Wales) and has left everyone speculating as to what motivated the U-turn. And May's own apparent red lines - including strong barriers against a new movement of EU workers to Britain and no role for the European Court of Justice in policing the Brexit deal - increase the likelihood that EU leaders will take a tough stance against her, no matter the view of the British people. Read More »

United States aiming for bilateral trade pact with Japan


Pence's statement came just two days after the North Korean government conducted a huge display of prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles during a military parade observing the 105th birthday of the communist state's late founding leader and "eternal president" Kim Il-sung in the capital Pyongyang on April 15. Read More »

Trump Congratulates Erdoğan on Referendum That Gave Him Vast New Powers

The CHP on Monday called for the annulment of the referendum and said it would take its challenge to the European Court of Human Rights if necessary, after a last-minute decision by the electoral board to allow unstamped ballots. "My understanding is there's an global commission that is reviewing this and issues a report in 10 to 12 days", Spicer said . We expect that Turkey would do the same. Read More »

Easter Bunny and Egg Hunts at Pier Village


If it's Easter Sunday, it must be Priest Point Park and the Olympia Eagles club Easter Egg hunt. Some arrived an hour early for the 10 a.m. start of the egg hunt, but most eggs were picked up within minutes. "I am very experienced with Easter Egg hunts", says Dylan Fletcher, a 6 year old partaking in the hunt. The event was inspired to "give back to the community during the 150th year anniversary celebration of Canada", he said. Read More »

Is GOP leadership stupid, incompetent or slap-crazy — Georgia election


Demographic changes have made Georgia's affluent 6th Congressional District more competitive for Democrats. If Ossoff had won at least 50%, he would have secured the seat outright. "Bring it on!" he said. Ossoff, a 30-year-old former congressional staffer and documentary filmmaker, was among 18 candidates running in the closely watched race to fill the seat left vacant when Rep. Read More »

Protestors demand Trump release tax returns

Trump tweeted. " Now Tax Returns are brought up again? ". "They voted for him, and let me make this very clear: Most Americans are very focused on what their tax returns will look like while President Trump is in office, not what his look like". Read More »

Justin Trudeau finally unveils Canada's pot legislation

Details still need to be worked out, the government said, including how cannabis will be taxed and how Canada's provinces will regulate the retail network in which the product will be sold. After questions being raised on how the government will keep a track if people are driving under the influence of marijuana, the government has indicated that it will allow the police to test people's saliva to know whether the driver is driving under the influence of marijuana. Read More »

Trump calls to congratulate Turkish leader on referendum


Not only does the result give him new powers as the country's head of state, but also extends his influence over the judiciary making him dominant over the Parliament. Reuters also reported that an initial assessment by the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) - the European monitor that was supposed to have been overseeing the voting - concluded that it "did not meet democratic norms". Read More »

Trump officials have differing priorities for Syria


Tillerson meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday, just days after the United States fired cruise missiles at a Syrian air base in retaliation for the chemical attack. An emergency session of the UN Security Council on Friday cast the divide over America's missile strikes on a Syrian government airbase into stark relief, with Britain and France supporting the US action but Russian Federation warning it of "extremely serious" consequences. Read More »

Hernandez Trial: Defense Witness Disputes Prosecution's Theory


After the photo, the two saw each other outside the club and Salvador thanked Hernandez for the photo. The double-murder trial of Aaron Hernandez is off to the jury. In the months leading up to that carnage, Bradley lost his right eye to a shooting he says Hernandez carried out to keep him quiet. He already is serving a life sentence for first-degree murder after shooting to death Odin L. Read More »

12-year-old girl abducted Saturday from Atlanta


The girl-last seen on Friday at 10 p.m. -was wearing blue jeans and a maroon shirt. "The 12-year-old is said to be around 5'3", weighs 130 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. A felony warrant for Kidnapping was issued for Armando on April 17, 2017. Above the name are 4 large stars and below are three large stars. Aguilar and Arasley were believed to be in a 2009 White Ford Econoline with Georgia license plate number Q-F-D-5-8-5-4. Read More »

U.S. reportedly considering shooting future North Korea missile tests

A separate critical test in the Pacific region, to be held at the end of May, will examine the ability of the U.S. to shoot down a future North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile that could threaten the US. "This live-fire exercise not only provided officers and sailors with an opportunity to fire the artillery, but also tested and regulated their firing techniques and help them gather battling experience", Xiang Zhihong, a supervising officer with the China's north sea fleet, said. Read More »

Pence reassures Japan of commitment to rein in N Korea

Trump administration officials in recent days have said the Obama administration's strategy of "strategic patience" was over. But Abe and Pence did not cover the possibility of further dialogue with North Korea during their lunch, according to the Japanese official, with Abe saying that "dialogue for dialogue's sake is meaningless". Read More »

Trump Orders Review of the H-1B Visa Process


Speaking to workers at Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin which falls on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, Trump made his most pointed remarks yet on the H1B, turning the knife in, showing he has done his homework and/ or been briefed in great detail by his minions. Read More »

Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests


Hundreds of demonstrators marched in a central neighbourhood, clanking pots and pans and chanting "this is just the beginning, the struggle will continue'". Tezcan however on Monday said he had received complaints from many regions that people had been unable to vote in privacy and said that some ballots were counted in secret. Read More »

McDonald's drive-thru pit stop leads to Facebook killer

According to Tye, Stephens pulled away from the drive-thru when he spotted police pulling into the McDonald's parking lot. Facebook slaying suspect Steve Stephens was undone by a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets and an order of fries. "We have a lot of work, and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening", he said . The man known as the "Facebook Killer" was found dead after a brief police pursuit in the USA state of Pennsylvania, authorities said on ... Read More »

Oil well in Alaska shut down after oil spill - still spewing gas


However, agency spokeswoman Suzanne Skadowski said a second crack was discovered that's releasing flammable, explosive gas. Efforts to get the well under control were also being hampered by damage to a well pressure gauge and by indications that the well itself has "jacked up", or risen three to four feet, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said in a situation report Saturday afternoon. Read More »