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Chicago Bears Miss the Mark in Two-Round 2017 NFL Mock Draft

He is that good. Should the Browns select a QB with the #12 pick (or trading around from it) and he fail, Garrett being great will be diminished/minimized. - Having more than a year to prepare for a draft should help immensely. Former Tigers Jamal Adams and Tre'Davious White and Buckeyes Malik Hooker and Marshon Lattimore are elite athletes with proven records of production in the backfield. Read More »

Nigerian pastor wanted in South Africa for allegedly abusing young girls

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Durban police have subsequently been looking to question him but he is said to be on the run. In the end he was found inside a toilet in the arrival halls. The pastor was taken to the Hawks regional office in Port Elizabeth where he is going to be processed before appearing in court on Friday. Omotoso allegedly molested more than 30 young girls on the pretext of rescuing them from drugs. Read More »

Security Council slams latest North Korea missile launch

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Though the White House has previously made similar statements, the call came hours before Trump hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping for a two-day summit at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The projectile could play a key role in the South Korean plan known as Korea Massive Punishment and Retaliation, or KMPR, which could target the North Korean leadership in the event of a nuclear attack. Read More »

Delhi Congress ex-chief Arvinder Singh Lovely quits party, joins BJP

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Ms. Dikshit had termed the shift as "betrayal" by him. Party insiders say he displeased with the state leadership as he was sidelined after Congress drubbing in 2015 election. "Amit Malik and I showed the courage". Lovely, who was a minister in the Sheila Dikshit government from 2003 till 2013 and held portfolios like education and tourism, declared that "the child has died; the party is finished". Read More »

Faith community celebrates Easter

Defined as the foundation of the Christian faith, adherents witness the priest light the paschal candle before mass commences at the church, signifying the light of Jesus entering the world. "As we proclaim on Easter Sunday, 'Christ indeed from death is risen, our new life obtaining, '" the cardinal said in his Easter message April 16. I realize that even as I write this there are people who feel hopeless, who don't feel God's love in the midst of their troubled lives. Read More »

O'Reilly is out at Fox but influence endures; career too?

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What became clear to the Murdochss was that no modern day organisation can have a cloud like that hanging over it, no matter how many millions O'Reilly brought into the company. The U.S. Attorney's office in NY is investigating how 21st Century Fox handled the Roger Ailes scandal. The bigger liability, Amobi says, would have been keeping O'Reilly after a very public dismissal of Fox News boss Roger Ailes after he was hit with charges of sexual discrimination by Megyn Kelly and other ... Read More »

100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge honoured in Calgary

On Apr. 9, 1917 Canadians wrested a hill from German hands after several unsuccessful attempts by British forces. The president said: "Those that fought at Vimy tell us that nationalism only leads to war and that fundamentalism only leads to destruction". Read More »

Wisconsin, New York governors ask Trump for help on milk

Certainly not. Where dairy trade is concerned, tensions between Canada and the US have been increasing for months now. After Tuesday's remarks by the US president, Bernier wrote Trump an open letter saying he "stole one of my best lines" about the unfairness of Canada's system, which Bernier characterized as a "cartel" and a "production racket". Read More »

USA shrimp group toasts Trump's 'Buy American' executive order

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Trump is on the right track. US President Donald Trump has chosen not to push for legislative changes in the country's visa programme for technology workers. -Canada dispute over milk, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Canada had begun imposing import taxes on USA ultra-filtered milk. The exact nature of the order isn't yet clear, and its legality could of course be contested by the judiciary, but it calls for a "review" of the H-1B visa program "with the goal of reforming the ... Read More »

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye slapped with bribing charges

The prosecution, which also brought in SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won for questioning, did not file charges against him. Park, too, has denied the charges against her, arguing that she was victimized by her political enemies. Though surveys have shown a majority of South Koreans backing Park's removal from office and arrest, some of her last remaining ultra-conservative supporters still stage rallies in downtown Seoul every weekend. Read More »

Flooding, power cut as ex-Cyclone Cook hits NZ

Authorities have also asked people to avoid hardest-hit towns and reconsider their travels over the four-day Easter weekend. Hundreds of people in New Zealand were evacuated from some coastal areas on Thursday as the. Latest information at https://t.co/qHyE5zhh6X ^Lisa pic.twitter.com/YR8oTCuwDf- MetService (@MetService) April 13, 2017 "We're anxious", Tony Bonne, the mayor of Whakatane district, one of the areas expected to bear the brunt of the storm, said on local radio. Read More »

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli Prisons Launch Hunger Strike

Israel Prisons Service spokesman Assaf Librati said that hunger strikers would be disciplined and later added that Barghouti had been transferred from Hadarim prison to Jalami prison, near Haifa, 48 kilometers to the north. Opinion polls suggest Barghouti is the top contender to succeed Mr Abbas as president. "We will not surrender to it", he wrote. "Prisoners who decide to strike will face serious consequences", the Prison Service said in a statement, adding that "strikes and protests ... Read More »

VP Pence & Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

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The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that the most serious national security crisis President Trump will face will be North Korea during his first term. North Korea's deputy representative to the United Nations Kim In Ryong also said that Pyongyang's next nuclear test would take place 'at a time and a place where the headquarters deems necessary'. Read More »

USA top diplomat warns of Iran 'provocations'

The Trump administration is reviewing USA policy towards Iran, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced, accusing Tehran of sponsoring terrorism and violence and destabilizing numerous countries in the Middle East. The review was to determine "where Iran is in compliance with the (nuclear) deal" and "to make recommendations to the president on the path forward", Spicer said. Read More »

Pound surge suggests United Kingdom election will yield smoother Brexit

Bank of America Merrill Lynch UK economist Robert Wood and his team, said a large Tory majority government as being hugely beneficial to Britain's Brexit negotiations in a note to clients. Tellers approach the speaker to announce the result of a vote by MPs in the House of Commons as they cleared the way for a general election on June 8. Read More »

Turkish electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

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The way to endear yourself to the president is to say nice things about him. "Our concern is what Hatice, Ayse, Fatma, Ahmet, Mehmet, Huseyin, Hasan says, what God says", he said. He made his comments as main Turkish opposition party, the Republican People's Party (CHP), said it is to formally apply on April 18 to the Supreme Election Board (YSK) for the annulment of the hotly contested referendum on expanding the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Read More »

Tillerson visit eases tensions with Russian Federation

The Prime Minister's comments come amid widespread political unease over Russia's stance in the conflict, having repeatedly called for further investigation before blaming the Syrian government for the attack. Al-Hayat newspaper reported this week that the United States might be willing to negotiate Assad's ouster in return for easing Ukraine-related sanctions on Russian Federation. Read More »

Pro-Life Group Endorses Karen Handel in Georgia Congressional Runoff

Republicans called Ossoff's showing a failure to buy the seat , noting that he spent more than $8 million, and predicted Handel will prevail in a one-on-one runoff June 20. But he fell short of the majority needed to win outright. The race was supposed to make headlines just in Georgia, but it captivated the entire country and attracted a list of celebrities including Debra Messing, Samuel L. Read More »

Vice President Mike Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

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But the vice president expressed impatience with the unwillingness of North Korea to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Pence is halfway through his four-nation Asia trip, and concerns over North Korea have been dominant. "We appreciate the challenging times in which the people of Japan live with increasing provocations from across the Sea of Japan", said Pence. Read More »

Dues and recoveries in Vijay Mallya case

Within hours, a court granted him bail. Now, in the court, the Indian authorities will have to present a case for extradition. While some of the lawyers did request the news anchors to curb their exuberance as Mallya was likely to get bail, speculation had already begun on his extradition to India. Read More »

India ruling party leaders face trial in 1992 mosque attack

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The order comes after the CBI had petitioned the apex court saying 14 people, including BJP leaders, who had been acquitted of the charges under criminal conspiracy, should be tried in the Lucknow Court. "What they (Supreme Court) have said today means there's clinching evidence that needs to be now argued out in the court", said party spokesman Sanjay Jha. Read More »

MPs debate Prime Minister Theresa May's General Election call

Earlier, Mr Corbyn dismissed Mrs May's argument that she needs a fresh mandate to deliver Brexit, and said it was "extremely interesting" that she had chosen to call an election as the Crown Prosecution Service prepares to decide whether to press charges against a string of Tory MPs over allegations relating to 2015 general election expenses. Read More »

Vinson carrier group expected off Korea in late April

Harry Harris made a dramatic announcement: An aircraft carrier had been ordered to sail north from Singapore on April 8 toward the Western Pacific. THE declaration last week that the USA had sent an aircraft carrier barrelling towards waters off the Korean Peninsula put tensions with North Korea at boiling point. Read More »

Toke Up, Eh! Canada Poised for Historic Marijuana-Legalization Law

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that any revenues from the taxation of marijuana should be directed to addiction treatment, mental health services and public health education - initiatives Goodale said would be a key priority. While eight USA states and the District of Columbia have voted to legalise recreational marijuana, the White House has suggested that the Department of Justice will do more to enforce federal laws prohibiting recreational marijuana, raising concerns over how ... Read More »

Pence raises prospect of FTA as Japan, US begin economic dialogue

Japanese officials who briefed reporters after the talks indicated the two sides did not share a consensus on sticking to bilateral trade deals. "It seems the U.S.is not easily going to change its position", he said. "We are with you 100 percent". "The TPP is a thing of the past for the United States of America", said Pence, who chaired the meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso. Read More »

United States orders review of lifting Iran sanctions

On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), confirming that Iran is compliant with its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA ). The latest notification was the first issued by the Trump administration. Past accusations of terrorism sponsorship have drawn stern responses from Tehran. Read More »

Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

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Vice President Mike Pence is ending his first day in Tokyo with a visit to an ancient Buddhist temple. Pence signed baseballs for players and was presented with two jerseys at Wednesday's gathering with dozens of young ballplayers. Amid rising tensions between the United States and North Korea, Vice President Mike Pence visited South Korea in a symbolic show of resolve, declaring that the United States would not negotiate with the rogue nation "at this time" and assuring thousands of ... Read More »

Mike Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

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North Korea could react to a potential United States strike by targeting South Korea or Japan, and officials in Tokyo and Seoul have been ill at ease with the more bellicose language deployed by Trump's administration. Vice-president Mike Pence, meanwhile, said the "era of strategic patience is over" during a visit to Seoul and he told South Korea the USA is with the nation 100pc. Read More »

Black college students could benefit from Trump's worker visa order

The news comes a day after Trump signed another executive order, which changes H-1B visa policy that companies use to hire foreigners for high-skilled jobs. He signed an executive order that restricts the use of a program tapped by US companies to bring in foreign technology workers, the H-1B visa program, and calls for a review of federal agencies' requirements to buy American-made products. Read More »

BJP sacks Narela candidate after expelled AAP leader campaigns for her

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The Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India said the manifesto was a "bunch of lies and unkept promises". The party also stated that the landfills will be halved by 2018 and will be finished by 2019 using latest technology and methods. Amit Malik too pointed fingers at the Congress leadership for his exit. Rubbishing Lovely's reported attacks for the Gandhi family, Maken said that it was the last minute intervention of Sonia Gandhi that had prevented his sacking from Sheila Dikshit's government. Read More »

Pence reiterates that all options on table on N. Korea

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that Moscow can not accept the DPRK's "reckless nuclear actions". However, the two countries have not been able to draw up a road map for North Korea's abandonment of its nuclear programs, and the Japanese government plans to work with the United States to prepare for a possible military clash between the United States and North Korea. Read More »

British MPs vote in favour of early election call

The result easily surpassed the two-thirds majority of the 650 lawmakers needed to trigger an early vote. It is the fourth round of voting in four years, after the Scotland's independence referendum of 2014, the general election of 2015, and the European Union referendum in 2016. Read More »

McDonald's applauds crew members who recognized man wanted in Facebook video killing

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Stephens took his six-piece Chicken McNuggets and declined to wait for the fries, however. "She's the reason that this is about to happen to you", Stephens tells Godwin before pointing a gun at him. It wasn't immediately clear where Stephens had been since Sunday. They had their guns out but when he shook his head, they lowered their guns."Stephens killed himself, authorities said.State police Major William Teper Jr. Read More »