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Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday


To mark the occasion the BBC opened its morning news broadcast with the national anthem, "God Save the Queen", while the country's foreign secretary Boris Johnson took to Twitter . "The whole family will come together for a special dinner, but by and large the queen prefers a low-key affair", Arbiter explained. Many of her favourite presents over the years have reflected her love of animals. Read More »

McNuggets order led police to Facebook killer


Lane met with the family of Robert Godwin Sr ., who Stephens murdered on Easter Sunday after making Godwin say her name, and said that she is still trying to "pick up the pieces". On Monday evening, Facebook announced that it was launching a review for reporting harmful content following the killing. "This is something that should not have been shared around the world". Read More »

Building momentum for the Belt and Road initiative


The vice-president of the European Investment Bank (" EIB "), Jonathan Taylor, has confirmed that discussions between EIB and the fund are under way and that European Commission representatives are expected to attend the Belt and Road summit in May, which is examined in more detail in the article above. Read More »

Blake Griffin (bruised big toe) exited Clippers' game last night

The injury happened in the second half of Game 3 on a seemingly innocuous drive to the rim where Griffin suffered minor contact. Now the Clippers, leading 2-1 against the Jazz, will have to find ways to compensate for Griffin's absence as they hope to avoid a first-round exit for the second year in a row. Read More »

Chittorgarh: Two held for assaulting Kashmiri students at Rajasthan varsity


Both the arrested persons, Lalit Purabia and Manish Pandey, are local residents of Gangrar area where the incident had happened, police said, adding they are not students of Mewar University. "The Police have taken prompt action and apprehended the culprits". A senior Home Ministry official said that Rs. 17,000 crore had already been released to the State government and the progress of various projects would also be discussed during the meeting. Read More »

U.S. will honor 'dumb' Australia refugee deal

Vice President Mike Pence and Jakarta's investment chief said. The visit was also a chance to get more clarity about the economic dimension of the U.S. "Australia and the USA have (a) very close business relationship", Moshirian said. Australia is the only country to have fought alongside the every major conflict since World War I. Read More »

More Than 100 Dead In Taliban Attack On Afghan Army Base


They spoke on the condition of anonymity because the government has yet to release exact casualty figures. Photographs of 209 Shaheen Army Corps in Balkh, Afghanistan where Taliban killed more than 140 soldiers and wounded more than 90. Eight others were killed in a gun battle with soldiers. It said that the attack was retribution for the recent killing of several senior Taliban leaders in northern Afghanistan. Read More »

Taliban assault kills at least 50 Afghan troops at army base

In a separate statement, the External Affairs Ministry said: "India condemns in the strongest terms the deplorable terrorist attack in Mazar-e-Sharif on April 21 resulting in loss of lives, including the fearless personnel of the Afghan National Defence Forces". Read More »

China Denies Bombers On "High Alert" For North Korea Contingency


That is a change in tone for Trump, who during the presidential campaign said he was open to talking with North Korea, and would even invite the young leader to the USA for negotiations. "The United States of America will always seek peace, but under President Trump, the shield stands guard and the sword stands ready", Pence told 2,500 sailors at the U.S. Read More »

Keys jobless rate is the lowest in state


St. Johns County's unemployment rate of 3.3 percent was lower than every county but Monroe County at 2.8 percent. "I don't think you'll find an economist that will say that is not well below the natural rate of unemployment", UCCS's Economic Forum Director Tatiana Bailey. Read More »

Pence Assures Australia US Will Honor Refugee Deal

His trip to Australia is the first by a senior official in the Trump administration as the United States looks to strengthen economic ties and security cooperation amid disputes in the South China Sea and tension on the Korean peninsula . Both leaders also repeatedly cited the nations' long history of military cooperation. Pence's trip to Australia comes during a period of unusual tension in the Australian-American alliance. Read More »

Russia's fake news machine is targeting the French elections

She has gained some support in the first opinion poll to be held entirely after the Paris attack, but centrist Emmanuel Macron was still seen beating her on Sunday and defeating her in a runoff two weeks later. One of the wounded officers was critically injured but is improving, Paris Prosecutor François Molins said. Will French voters be forced to choose between two presidential candidates that are hostile to the euro and free trade? Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve accused Le Pen ... Read More »

US, Iran Trade Barbs Over 2015 Nuclear Deal


In a letter to House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, the top Republican in Congress, Tillerson also said on Tuesday that Iran remained compliant with the nuclear accord, but there were "concerns" about what he called Iran's "role as a state sponsor of terrorism". Read More »

USS Carl Vinson to arrive in Sea of Japan by April end


According to ABC News , the U.S. Pacific Command, under the command of Admiral Harry Harris, had "directed the Carl Vinson Strike Group to sail north [in the direction of Korea] and report on station in the Western Pacific Ocean after departing Singapore April 8". Read More »

Migrants rescued: 3000 make it to safety off Libya coast on Saturday


Rescue vessels in the Mediterranean worked flat out Friday to rescue over 2,000 people from flimsy dinghies as exhausted saviours accused the European Union of turning a blind eye to the crisis. Eleven more migrants of unknown origin were pulled from a small vessel in the Mediterranean Sea after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation aircraft alerted the maritime rescue service. Read More »

Getting Tough on North Korea

North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and it showed no let-up in its belligerence after the failed missile test on Sunday, a day after putting on a huge display of missiles at a parade in Pyongyang. Read More »

Palestinian prisoners in Israel stage hunger strike

Ayman Muhammad Bani Nimra, the mother of an imprisoned Palestinian, told Ma'an that she had started refusing food and "would not stop unless our children in the (Israeli) occupation's prisons end their hunger strike and receive improvements in the conditions of their detentions". Read More »

Prayers, hugs as Ohio killer's ex-girlfriend meets family of victim


He explained, "There was a short pursuit in which the vehicle was stopped, as the officers approached that vehicle, Steve Stephens took his own life". At a Silicon Valley conference Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg briefly addressed the Cleveland case, saying Facebook has "a lot of work to do" and "we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this". Read More »

Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal, US committed to a strong Europe


Trump called the Iran deal bad during his campaign for president a year ago, but his comment Thursday seemed to contradict what his own State Department said earlier in the week. administration is concerned, it is not worth the paper on which it is printed. However, hardliners in Iran believe that the bluffing, because it would be risking a diplomatic crisis with the five other signatories, Britain, China , France, Germany and Russian Federation. Read More »

SCO foreign ministers set agenda for organization's summit in June in Astana


He made such remarks at the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the SCO member states in Astana April 21. They also believe that the SCO members should step up their cooperation in such fields as anti-terrorism, separatism, extremism, trans-national crimes, drug-trafficking, worldwide information security, and emergency response. Read More »

Ancelotti wants Bayern to bounce back from Champions League exit

Former Colombia global Faustino Asprilla has labelled Spanish giants Real Madrid "a team of rats" after they benefited from a few controversial decisions against Bayern Munich in their UEFA Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday. "It's very harsh. They are two offside goals, the bad red card, Casemiro should have been sent-off before me and it makes a big difference", Vidal added. Read More »

US Defense Secretary: 'No Doubt' Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons


The head of a global arms watchdog said Wednesday that "incontrovertible" test results from an alleged chemical strike in Syria showed sarin gas or a similar substance had been used. All of the officials spoke on condition of anonymity under military briefing rules. Meanwhile, Dan Kaszeta, a UK-based chemical weapons expert, told the AP that the Israeli estimate of Assad's chemical weapons cache appeared to be conservative, yet it was enough to be highly lethal. Read More »

Afghan officials: Gunmen attacked army base, 100 casualties


Nicholson said the coalition faces "a shortfall of a few thousand troops " to break the "stalemate". United States military spokesman, John Thomas, described the attack as "significant" and lauded the actions of the Afghan soldiers in bringing "the atrocity to an end". Read More »

Lions stars lead Saracens to European Champions Cup final


Rassie Erasmus' men failed to profit from Jackson Wray's sin-binning midway through the half, and Saracens' powerful set piece game, combined with the tactical control provided by half-backs Farrell and Richard Wigglesworth, gave them the platform to push clear on the scoreboard. Read More »

Anti-government protest enters second day in Venezuela

Riot police firing tear gas fought running battles overnight in the west and south of Caracas with protesters demanding the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro. The violence peaked yesterday when three Venezuelans were killed in attacks stemming from the protests: two civilians and a national guardsman. The country is grappling with a new wave of political protest in recent weeks after the High Court of Justice tried to assume legislative powers of the National Assembly that is controlled ... Read More »

19 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses


Sri Lankan government announces compensation for victims of landfill disaster Mon, Apr 17, 2017, 07:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. "What happened was that the weight of the garbage dump had caused the nearby lands to pop up, causing the collapse of the houses". Read More »

Policeman, attacker killed in Champs-Élysées terror attack


Armed police patrol the Champs Elysees in Paris following yesterday's shooting of a police officer on April 21 2017 . As well as the assault rifle used in the attack, a pump action shotgun and knives were in his vehicle, Mr Molins said. ISIS released a statement claiming responsibility for the attack, giving the attacker the pseudonym Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki. "This kind of terrorism is an attack on the entire civilized world, and we resolutely condemn it", Abe said in the message, released ... Read More »

Visa program hurting American workers

In the upcoming executive order, Trump is expected to have the Department of Homeland Security, the agency that issues the H-1B visa, to further review their conditions for awarding. Executive order aside, both lawmakers and tech industry experts say a larger conversation must still be had about comprehensive immigration reform, as well as training up American workers. Read More »

CIGNA (CI) Reaches $155.69 52-Week High, Stanley (SXE) Sentiment Is 0.62

About 1,406 shares traded. CIGNA Corporation (NYSE:CI) has risen 19.14% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It was reported on April, 20 by Since November 8, 2016, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $2.40 million activity. Westmoreland Resource Partners, LP (NYSE:WMLP) has a current Value Composite Score of 27. Read More »

Trump on North Korea: Kim 'gotta behave'


Pence also reassured Japan of American commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions on Tuesday, after warning that U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed the strength of its resolve. I hope things work out well. The latest draft statement dropped "through dialogue" and Russian Federation requested that it be included again. "I think it's important that North Korea knows we're not trying to pick a fight, so don't try and give us one", she said. Read More »

Ivanka Inc. goes to Washington: A timeline


Richard Painter, who served as chief White House ethics lawyer under former President George W. Bush, tells the AP that Ivanka Trump should stop seeking valuable overseas trademarks at the same time that she's an unpaid official at the Trump White House. Read More »

Federal finance minister, Ontario counterpart, Toronto mayor talk housing today

For his part, Sousa has hinted that the province might introduce measures to target speculators who flip homes, snatching up new properties and then quickly reselling them at a profit. The province also indicated that they have a number of things on their To Do list including looking into assignments of new construction properties and providing more transparency into real estate transactions. Read More »