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Democratic Korea is Ready to Repel US Attack

Pence, dressed in a green military jacket, said aboard the hulking carrier Ronald Reagan that President Trump's administration would continue to "work diligently" with allies like Japan and China to apply economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang. Read More »

Pro-Islamic State note found near Paris gunman, source says

French President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the shootings were a terrorist act. "Barbarity and cowardice struck Paris last night", he said as he appealed for national unity and for people "not to succumb to fear". The attacker had been flagged as an extremist, according to two police sources. "I saw three guys coming in a (green) Audi and shoot on the police and kill one of the police, and injure one, said Alex Fofana, an eyewitness". Read More »

Fox dumps popular host Bill O'Reilly

Mr. O'Reilly isn't the first person at Fox News to be swept out amid a sexual-harassment scandal. But then, "The O'Reilly Factor " generated hundreds of millions in ad revenue for the network. "It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims". According to CBS News , O'Reilly will receive $25 million in severance from the network. Read More »

USA again puts faith in China to rein in North Korea

US President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has rebuffed admonitions from sole major ally China and proceeded with nuclear and missile programmes in defiance of UN Security Council sanctions. On Monday, US Vice President Mike Pence-visiting the world's most heavily militarized border that divides the two Koreas-hinted that military options against the North have not been ruled out. Read More »

'Don't Mess with Us,' North Korea Says as US Plans Next Move

Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks amid saber-rattling from the USA and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea is preparing for a sixth nuclear test. The term "reckless" is one the North Koreans have used to describe continuing large-scale US and South Korean military exercises, which the North calls a dress rehearsal for an invasion. Read More »

South Korea on heightened alert as North readies for army celebration

The U.S. and its allies have for decades tried variations of that strategy without much success. North Korea has said it would test missiles when it sees fit and a South Korean analyst said he believed they would do so. For its part, China says the system's powerful radar is a threat to its security. North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency called the carrier's deployment "nothing but a reckless action of aggression to aggravate the tensions in the region". Read More »

Death toll in Venezuelan protests reaches nine

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Under the reign of the late Hugo Chavez , the Supreme Court of the country saw a purge of any opposition, and was then loaded with party loyalists-which means minuscule hope for any pushback on the personalist, militarized policies of the Maduro and his cronies. Read More »

US backtracks on 'armada' sailing towards N. Korea

Tensions between North Korea and the USA rose ahead of the isolated nation's annual celebration of its founding, when it was expected to test its nuclear program. That night, in an interview with Fox News Business, US President Donald Trump said he was sending an "armada" to North Korea. As North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un led a huge show of military strength - parading the country's new submarine-based ballistic missiles and carrying out a failed missile test - the flotilla of USA warships ... Read More »

Trudeau defends supply management, wants 'fact' based trade talk with US

Industry groups in New Zealand, Australia, the European Union, Mexico and the United States complained the new prices for Canadian milk ingredients under-cut exports to Canada. He said it was caused by USA and global overproduction of milk. The president's attacks continued Thursday in the Oval Office as he was signing a memorandum on trade. Read More »

Trump hosts thousands at White House for Easter Egg Roll

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He also joined kids at a crafts table, making greeting cards for US troops, while Melania Trump read Kathie Lee Gifford's book " Party Animals ". Wells Wood Turning, who manufacture the eggs, tweeted the White House just weeks ago to find out if the roll was going ahead. Read More »

China "seriously concerned" about DPRK nuclear, missile development: FM

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US Vice-President Mike Pence, on a trip to Asia, has repeatedly warned that the "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over and on Wednesday said the US would meet any attack with an "overwhelming response". "We are conducting a practical and more intensive exercise than ever", South Korean pilot Colonel Lee Bum-chul told reporters. The United States wants peace, Trump said, and he hopes DPRK leader Kim Jong-un also wants peace. Read More »

How One of Trump's Comments Angered South Korea

Sin Hong-chol, North Korea's deputy foreign minister, told Aljazeera in an exclusive interview on Monday that Donald Trump's administration "should look at the world with open eyes". A man walks in front of portraits of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il in central Pyongyang, North Korea April 16, 2017. North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests, including two previous year. Read More »

French police looking for second suspect after Paris terror attack

French police are looking for a second gunman who is still at large following the attack in Paris. The move comes after Thursday night's shooting in central Paris, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Friday. The UK Foreign Office said: "The British embassy is in contact with local authorities and urgently seeking further information following reports of a shooting incident on the Champs-Elysees in Paris ". Read More »

Ron Estes wins 4th District congressional seat

The chairman of the national Republican congressional committee said the result heralded victories to come. A group that formed following Sanders candidacy, Our Revolution, supported Thompson during the campaign through social media and recruited volunteers to make phone calls on his behalf. Read More »

N Korea displays new missiles at parade

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Pence is on the first stop of a four-nation Asia tour meant to show America's allies, and remind its adversaries, that the Trump administration is not turning its back on the increasingly volatile region. "We will go to war if they choose". That prompted Trump to tweet in response: "It won't happen!" South Korea's military also detected the failed launch. Read More »

Prosecutors: Dortmund bus attack suspect acted out of greed

Prosecutors said the suspect stayed in the hotel where the team were based, the l'Arrivee hotel, at the time of the attack, and had bought the options on a computer using the hotel's IP address. Three identical printed statements found near the crime scene had mentioned last December's Islamic State (IS) terror attack on a Berlin Christmas market. Read More »

The ISIS Paris Shooter Had Long History Of Radicalism And Violence

Known to French security services, Cheurfi had served almost 15 years in prison after being convicted of three attempted murders, two against police officers, and was released on parole in 2015. The President again weighed in on the attack Friday morning, tweeting , "Another terrorist attack in Paris ". Police officers raided his home in an eastern suburb of Paris and detained three members of his family for questioning. Read More »

China anxious by North Korea's threats of missile tests, nuclear war

Pence does not think negotiations with North Korea have been handled appropriately over the last few decades, and the Trump administration seems set on having other nations diplomatically pressure the nation into compliance. Trump gave no indication of what the moves might be. Behind the heated rhetoric, in fact, Trump's strategy in the region looks somewhat similar to predecessor Barack Obama's - albeit with the added unpredictability of a new president who has shown he's willing to use ... Read More »

Last Killer Whale Born At SeaWorld

The orca was born at a SeaWorld park in San Antonio , Texas, after an 18-month gestation period. Observations about the calf and Takara by SeaWorld trainers will be provided from the moment of birth to researchers trying to fill gaps in their data about wild killer whales. Read More »

French Elections A Test of Far-Right Reach

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Macron posted video of their discussion on Twitter. "We need a presidency which acts and protects us", Le Pen said . "She was the only candidate to talk about that". Ms Le Pen used the aftermath of the Champs-Elysees attack - which Islamic State has claimed it carried out - to call for the government to immediately expel foreigners being monitored by intelligence services and reinstate France's borders. Read More »

Charity worker returns to US after being detained in Egypt

President Donald Trump and his aides won the release of an Egyptian American aid worker who returned to the USA late Thursday after being imprisoned in Cairo for three years, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell met Sisi this week in Cairo to arrange the prisoners' release. The charity worker founded Belady [an Arabic word for "our nation"], a non-governmental organisation in 2013 with an aim to promote a ... Read More »

US Spy Planes Watching for Possible North Korea Nuke Test

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Beijing is under intense pressure, particularly from the United States, to do more to rein in Pyongyang, which has defied global pressure over its quest to develop a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. Haley's comments followed President Donald Trump's recent statement that the US wants peace - and that how much North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un also wants peace will be a deciding factor in easing tensions between the two countries. Read More »

Chhattisgarh CGBSE 10th exam 2017 Results declared; Girls outshine boys, as usual

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With 98.17% Chetan Agrawal of Kiran Public Higher Secondary School Kurud, (Dhamtari district) secured top position followed by Vinita Patel of Saraswati Shishu Mandir Higher Secondary School, Masturi (Bilaspur district) with 97.67%. Along with the declaration of results , CGBSE will also publish a merit list featuring toppers in state board exams. The results will be made available on the official website of CGBSE . Read More »

The New York Times Takes Heat over Terrorist's Op-Ed

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Recent polls have shown the popular Fatah figure could win an election for the Palestinian presidency. Israeli officials are refusing to negotiate with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners, now on day 2 of their protest . After being attacked by Israeli forces, several Palestinian protesters had to be treated for tear and smoke gas inhalation. Israeli authorities have reportedly begun reprisals against hunger-striking prisoners, including with transfers, isolation and confiscation of ... Read More »

Almost 300 North Koreans surrender in Malaysia for overstaying

It is unclear how much China will cooperate with the Trump administration's efforts to rein in North Korea, as the relationship between Beijing and Pyongyang and Beijing and Washington are both complicated. Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the US rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump does not signal a USA withdrawal from trade and economic development in the region. Read More »

Navy SEAL facing four child pornography charges

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Serdeen does not now face charges in the incident. Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Yusi declined to comment on the case. Court records show that federal magistrate William V. NCIS agents investigating the alleged rape received permission from Seerden's commanding officer to search his cellphone, which had 78 images of child pornography, court documents said. Read More »

Iran FM mocks U.S. claims it is violating N

President Donald Trump listens as Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington , Thursday, April 20, 2017. The United States has so far failed to comply with the Iranian nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) internationally, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday. Read More »

Challenger to McCluskey for Unite leadership suspended from role

Mr Coyne has criticised Mr McCluskey's strong support for Mr Corbyn, accusing Unite of becoming too political under his leadership. We call on Len, with this renewed mandate, to put himself and the union at the helm of Labour's election team alongside Jeremy and John McDonnell. Read More »

North Korean nuclear test site now

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a Security Council meeting on North Korea's nuclear program April 28. "We are evaluating all of those options", he said. It would also demand an immediate end to the North's nuclear and missile tests, threaten to take "further significant measures" - United Nations code for new sanctions - and state that North Korea's illegal activities "are greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond". Read More »

U.S. complaints over Iran nuclear deal's implementation 'irrelevant': Russian Federation

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President Donald Trump meets with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington , Thursday, April 20, 2017. The 2015 agreement by Iran and six other world powers ended some of the sanctions that had punished and isolated Iran for its nuclear programme but maintained others dealing with ballistic missile research, terrorism, human rights violations and money laundering. Read More »

Trump tax reform plan coming "very soon"

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Reforming the US tax was one of the primary legislative promises made by President Donald Trump during his 2016 bid for the White House, along with upending former President Barack Obama's landmark health care bill. Simple. To win over Democrats, the men suggest Trump throw in some infrastructure spending and "emphasize that business tax relief is not a sellout to corporations but a boon for middle-class workers", wink-wink. Read More »

Ann Coulter invited to speak at UC Berkeley

Campus police said they have received information about threats to Coulter, speech attendees and protesters if the event were to go forward on the April 27 date originally planned for her appearance. The Washington Post reports that Coulter had made some demands of her own, including one that any students engaging in violence be expelled from the school. Read More »

Baird Trims Penntex Midstream Partners LP (PTXP) Target Price to $19.00

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It has underperformed by 5.29% the S&P500. SCKT's SI was 14,000 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 8.45% from 304,100 shares previously. Corvus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CRVS)'s stock has performed at -32.52%. Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in Q4 2016. Performance week shows a value of -0.88%, and the Performance for the Month is valued at -1.81%. It dived, as 8 investors sold Summit Midstream Partners LP shares while 18 reduced holdings. Read More »

Iran's Rouhani Deplores Trump for US Attack on Syria

While the Syrian opposition applauded the United States cruise missile attack on the airbase near Homs, it said it should not be a one-off and was not enough on its own to stop government warplanes from hitting rebel-held areas. He slammed the United States attack on the Syrian airbase, saying that while the issue is not clear yet, the U.S. attacked the Syrian airbase and killed innocent people. Read More »