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DPRK conducts large-scale artillery drills on army anniversary: Yonhap

USS Michigan is one of four Ohio-class submarines that the Navy has converted from carrying nuclear ballistic missiles to conventional guided missiles.Its homeport is Bremerton, Wash., but it is forward deployed from Guam. In a statement after the artillery drills were confirmed, the South Korean President's Office said an emergency meeting had been held to discuss the situation. Read More »

S. Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying military capability. This year is the 85th anniversary of the founding of North Korean army. Trailers carrying U.S. The North says it needs nuclear weapons to defend itself against invasion. "China must now move beyond mere articulation of concern and lay out a transparent path of focused pressure to denuclearize North Korea", he said. Read More »

Oilers defeat Sharks to reach second round in six games

Several factors contributed to the Sharks' short run in the playoffs this season. You saw it, we lost 7-0 and we came out and won two in a row against a really good hockey team. He contributed plenty in other ways and got lots of help to send the Oilers into the second round against Anaheim. The Ducks are still aware that Canada is watching intently, specifically Connor McDavid , perhaps the best player in the game. Read More »

Princes William and Harry 'haven't talked enough' about Diana since her death

Oh, and they totally showed us all that they'd be ace radio presenters when they stayed on to help Greg James announce the Official Chart - yes, that did include Prince William saying the name 'Kendrick Lamar.' Never thought we'd see the day! "We have been brought closer because of the circumstances as well, that's the thing", William said. Read More »

North Korea live-fire drill on army anniversary, South Korea confirms

North Korea on Tuesday marked the 85th founding anniversary of its military with a massive live fire drill in an apparent show of force amid tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes. Trump said he was sending "an armada" to Korean waters potentially to deal with threats from North Korea. During a working lunch Wednesday with the ambassadors to the countries of the United Nations Security Council, Trump called North Korea "a real threat to the world". Read More »

France's Le Pen hardens her tone in final straight


Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has said she is "angry" at the Catholic Church and criticised Pope Francis and bishops for political "interference" while ignoring "what [they] should really be concerned with". Fillon said he would vote for Macron on May 7 because Le Pen's program "would bankrupt France" and throw the European Union into chaos. Hamon, the Socialist, trailed in fifth. Read More »

Judge in Sacramento court deems TN teacher a flight risk

Cummins was found with the 15-year-old girl, who was his former student, on Thursday at a commune in the Siskiyou County town of Cecilville, law enforcement officials said. A portion of the statement family attorney Jason Whatley released Friday. A SWAT team broke in on them in a 4am raid, arresting Cummins and taking Elizabeth to safety. Read More »

US President to Help Farmers in Dairy Fight with Canada

Trump made his, apparently unplanned, remarks from the Oval Office before signing a presidential memorandum directing his Department of Commerce to investigate the national security implications of importing foreign-made steel. "Canada, what they've done to our dairy farm workers, is a disgrace ". Canada exported about $113 million worth of milk to the USA past year but imported $557 million, meaning a dairy dispute would hurt the US more than Canada. Read More »

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

The detention comes as U.S. pressure on China mounts over stopping North Korea's Kim Jong-un from pursuing his nuclear and missile ambitions. Air China, which is China's flag carrier airline, was reported to have suspended flights to Pyongyang starting April 17 just as tensions escalated on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Federal Court In San Francisco Blocks Trump's Threat Against Sanctuary Cities


The ruling by San Francisco-based U.S. District Judge William Orrick bars federal officials nationwide from carrying out the portion of a January 25 executive order that would deny federal grants to cities and local governments that won't provide assistance to federal authorities in locating and detaining undocumented immigrants. Read More »

Clark warns knee-jerk response to softwood duties could undermine talks


The Commerce Department only said the duties were commensurate to the subsidies the companies received from the Canadian government. The decision to impose new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber could cause a slight price increase on the product in the United States, Ross said in a press briefing on Tuesday. Read More »

Police ambush killer won't take stand in bid to spare life

Frein's lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. Selling his story to any news outlet would violate Pennsylvania's Slayer's Act, a little-known statute that prohibits a murderer from benefiting from a victim's death. She seemed to believe the family of the slain Marine veteran-turned-police corporal was better off than hers. "We wouldn't have put it on if we didn't think it would mitigate" Said Bill Ruzzo, Defense Attorney. Read More »

U.K. Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote


Rejecting widespread predictions that Labour is heading for significant losses on June 8, he is expected to say: "Much of the media and establishment are saying this election is a foregone conclusion". At the event, May criticised her opponents the Labour Party, the Scottish National Party and the Liberal Democrats as, she said, they "want to do everything to stop us from being able to take Britain forward" and frustrate Brexit. Read More »

North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drill

Naval Forces Korea said in a statement. Trump on Monday urged UN Security Council ambassadors to consider stronger sanctions against Pyongyang, and U.S. It also issued a stern warning earlier this month that a conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment". "The problem with pre-empting or attacking in a preventative way and destroying the North Korean nuclear capabilities is only getting worse". Read More »

Kyiv denies Ukrainian troops' involvement in OSCE SMM vehicle blast

Merkel also said it was time for all sides to start honoring a long-promised cease-fire, adding that the Russian-backed separatists bear the greater responsibility to make sure that happens. The State Department, while stopping short of blaming the separatist rebels directly, said the death reinforces the need for all parties, "and particularly the Russian-led separatist forces", to keep to their commitments under the 2015 Minsk agreements - ceasefire deals negotiated between Ukraine's ... Read More »

Halliburton Reports Smaller Quarterly Loss


Maintains the company's stock to Market Perform on 10/20/16 with no specific Price Target. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has risen 13.91% since September 16, 2016 and is uptrending. On 7/14/2016 announced a quarterly dividend of $0.18 1.58% with an ex dividend date of 9/2/2016 which will be payable on 9/7/2016. Analyst's mean target price for HAL is $63.23 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.80. Read More »

Mexican official calls U.S. border wall a 'hostile' act

Trump himself muddied the waters by adding a return to health care reform to the legislative docket, and promised a "big announcement" on tax reform during the week leading up to the crucial budget deadline and, coincidentally, the 100-day marker of his presidency. Read More »

Flynn May Have Broken Law on Foreign Payments, Oversight Leaders Say


Flynn retroactively registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for work that his firm, Flynn Intel Group, did for a Dutch consulting company, Inovo BV, which has ties to President Recep Erdogan of Turkey. He resigned after news reports revealed he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about the contents of conversations with the Russian ambassador to the USA during Trump's transition. Read More »

RA Dickey shines as Atlanta Braves defeat San Diego, 4-2


After the game, Inciarte said while he was talking with some of his teammates about who they thought would get the first homer, he told them, "Maybe it's gonna be me!" Inciarte on his big outing: "I wasn't trying to do too much, but for sure it's going to be a special night for me and a lot of people. Read More »

Macron, Le Pen trade accusations in French election race

Marine Le Pen , National Front political party candidate for French 2017 presidential election, poses for a selfie with employees as she visits the Rungis global food market, near Paris, France , during her cam. "My battle is to defeat Marine Le Pen ". A snap Ipsos survey late on Sunday suggested that Macron, who's aiming to be the country's youngest head of state, would win by 62 percent to 38 percent for Le Pen, who would be the country's first female president. Read More »

Former Trump advisor accused of violating the law in Russian probe

House Oversight Committee leaders said Tuesday that newly provided classified documents show that President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, may have broken the law when he failed to seek USA government permission for or to disclose his acceptance of payments from a media organization considered to be an arm of the Russian government. Read More »

Minnesota dairies keep Wisconsin buyer after all


Sunday political talk show "UpFront with Mike Gousha" looked at possible solutions to the delicate trading dilemma. "Our government will always defend Canada's interests", she said. The US Commerce Department is expected to decide soon whether to impose duties on Canadian softwood, which American producers say is overly subsidized and unfairly floods their market. Read More »

Should the death chamber be silent?

Jones had been sentenced to death for the rape and murder of Mary Phillips in 1995. Williams said his 400-pound weight will make it hard for executioners to find a vein for the lethal injection. He used a wheelchair and he had a leg amputated in prison because of diabetes. The only justice to dissent in this ruling was Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Read More »

Digvijay opposed attack on Naxals in 2013: BJP


Singh said that the Maoists were seeking to destabilise development in the State. They were attacked by Maoists at two different places of Burkapal and Chintagufa. He also urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to "take revenge" for the "cowardice" attack. The portal says that since 2005, 1,885 personnel have lost their lives in the "Red Corridor", a reference to the Maoist belt. Read More »

Trump Says No US Military Role in Libya


President Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his criticism of the Iran nuclear deal and pledged not to expand the United States' role in Libya beyond fighting the Islamic State. "We will help it be strong, and it is very much to everybody's advantage", said the US President, who had once said Britain would be "better off" without the European bloc. Read More »

'Criminal fraternity' urged to help in hunt for thieves who killed man


Police believe he was run over at least once as he tried to prevent the theft of his vehicle. Mike was taken to hospital for treatment but he sadly died a short time later. "This is an terrible tragedy but we all want to remember Mike as the special and exceptionally talented man he was and not dwell on a senseless crime". Read More »

European Union responds to first round of French election votes

Many people think her move is another bid to move her party away from the racist and anti-Semitic image it previously held, appealing to voters from both the left and right. "Nothing in either Mr. Macron's policies or his behavior suggests the slightest proof of his love for France ", she said. The CAC 40 index opened sharply higher and, after a bout of profit taking early in the session, there was further buying support into the United States open with a peak close to 5,300 and a gain of ... Read More »

Hernandez hanged himself, DA says; 3 handwritten notes found in his cell


A biblical passage was written on the forehead of former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez when he was found hanging in his prison cell on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. Just over an hour later he was pronounced dead at the UMass-Memorial Health Alliance Hospital. That officer had to force his way in, the report said, because cardboard had been jammed into the door tracks "to impede entry into the cell". Read More »

United States government shutdown threat recedes after Trump's wall concession

Democrats said they were satisfied with the emerging outlines of the measure, which stick closely to versions of the legislation that were being negotiated late a year ago. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., agreed. Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Republican negotiators were following the lead of Trump, who signaled Monday evening that he would not insist on $1 billion worth of wall funding now as an addition to the $1 trillion-plus spending bill. Read More »

Warm Weekend, But Even More Rain


The heaviest rain is likely Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning . Highs mid-week will be in the middle to upper 50s. By the time we end the weekend, some locations could see over 3 inches of rain for the entire week. Highs in the mid-70s to approaching 80 inland. It's going to be pretty humid too - truly, a taste of summer! This weekend brings our best chance for rain during the day for all of northeast Kansas especially Saturday as well as cooler temperatures, stuck in the ... Read More »