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Germany: Turkey must answer reports of election fraud

Turkish authorities arrested more than 800 people accused of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in one the biggest operations since a failed coup attempt past year. Opposition parties and European election observers have said the referendum vote was troubled by irregularities. "We are trying to cleanse members of FETO {the Gulenist movement}" inside the armed forces, inside the judiciary and inside the police", President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters before the ... Read More »

US vows to use diplomacy to resolve 'threat' from North Korea


Geng Shuang then reiterated that bringing THAAD to the peninsula "gravely impairs" the strategic security interests of China, pledging to take action in response. Yun met with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts Tuesday in Tokyo , and China's main point man on North Korea was also in town, in a sign that diplomacy is not entirely dead. Read More »

Aid workers rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast on Easter


It said another 15 operations would be underway before nightfall. According to the International Organization for Migration, almost 32,000 asylum seekers arrived in Europe by sea so far this year. Proactiva Open Arms crew conduct a search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean sea, 12 nautic miles from the Libyan coast, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Read More »

Korea mock-up video shows missiles blowing up US


North Korea's United Nations ambassador Kim In Ryong criticized the build up of USA naval in the waters off the Korean Peninsula, including the U.S. missile attacks on Syria. "By Western standards, yes, North Koreans' intake of nutrition, vitamins is probably not sufficient for adults but even the World Health Organisation reports, in 2011 or 2012, actually praised North Korea for its healthcare system". Read More »

Govt will review anti-Naxal strategy : Rajnath Singh

The two men, who were in a 99-strong CRPF team carrying out a sanitisation exercise for an under-construction road in Chhattisgarh, are now being treated in a hospital in Raipur ."They first sent the villagers to check our location". The controversial Act gives sweeping powers, such as the right to shoot at sight, to the forces. Singh, who visited the state capital to pay tributes to the dead Central Reserve Police Force troopers at their camp, also said that Maoist outfits were against ... Read More »

France's Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of party


The two have been at odds since Ms Le Pen began moves to clean the National Front's image of xenophobic associations in the run-up to the campaign for the 2017 presidency. King has met Le Pen twice, both times in Paris . "Markets turn the page on Le Pen risks already", Commerzbank strategist Rainer Guntermann, said in a note titled "Au revoir Marine". Read More »

Poll finds record support for pot legalization

Millennials ages 18-34 overwhelmingly support recreational marijuana by 76 percent, while those ages 35-64 all support legalization in the low 60s. The poll showed that 65 percent think that marijuana is not as unsafe as other drugs, and 23 percent believe that the legalization of the drug would lead to crime. Read More »

Ivanka Trump defends father at G20 women's summit

Speaking on a panel that included Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany, and Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Ms Trump was asked about her role in the White House and President Trump's previous comments about treating women disrespectfully. Read More »

Watch 'The Simpsons' Take On Trump's First 100 Days in Office


However, with Donald Trump in the office, I'm not sure the writing crew over there is going to worry about keeping out of the politics game. "You said you'd replace me with Garland!" "One hundred days in office, so many accomplishments - lowered my golf handicap, my Twitter following increased by 700, and finally, we can shoot hibernating bears", the animated president says in a promo for the upcoming episode. Read More »

Venezuela goes through with threat to leave the OAS

Maduro's government announced the decision to withdraw from the OAS after a brief but contentious meeting at the group's Washington headquarters in which representatives voted to convene a special meeting of the region's foreign ministers to evaluate Venezuela's crisis. Read More »

Setback doesn't deter Arkansas plans for later executions

Officials in Arkansas drew worldwide criticism in February when they announced plans to execute eight prisoners over ten days in an attempt to use up the state's supply of lethal injection drugs before it expired at the end of the month. The lawyers say a U.S. Supreme Court case originating in Alabama that deals with being entitled to such expertise would have implications for their cases. Read More »

Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

A huge explosion hit near Damascus International Airport early today setting off large fires, with Syrian regime ally Hezbollah saying it was "probably" the result of an Israeli air strike. Israel's attacks tend to center around Syrian military weaponry which they think might be transferred to Hezbollah, with the official narrative being that the arms would be used against Israel the next time they decide to invade Lebanon. Read More »

Michael Flynn under Pentagon investigation, warned about payments

The Pentagon's watchdog has opened a probe into whether former National Security Advisor retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn violated the law by accepting payments from a foreign government. Flynn's company received three payments between September and November from Inovo before Trump was elected president and the arrangement was discontinued, according to Flynn's filings. Read More »

B.C. leaders get personal during election debate 2017

Horgan asked. "Just before an election you're always quick with a smile and a promise but you don't deliver; it's the same thing when it comes to housing". "This is just a way of the USA government of putting political pressure on the Canadian industry and the Canadian governments to find a longer term settlement that will be more favourable to the US industry than has otherwise been the case", said Davies, who is also a lumber trade council board member. Read More »

US, South Korea warn North against new provocation

China's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that the deployment of THAAD breaks the strategic balance in the region and ratchets up the tension on the Korean Peninsula. "If it flies it will die, if it's flying against the Carl Vinson strike group". "I can't read his mind, all I can do is understand what he says", he added. Read More »

Trump Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day


We will stamp out prejudice. He also addressed Holocaust survivors in the room, honoring them for keeping alive the memory of the genocide perpetrated by Nazi Germany against Europe's Jewish population. Denying the Holocaust is only one of many forms of risky anti-Semitism that continues all around the world. "Today, we mourn, we remember, we pray and we pledge: Never again". Read More »

Kodak Black faces 8 year sentence for strip club visit


He will return to court May 4 for sentencing. The Florida judge ruled that Kodak violated the terms of his house arrest by going to Club Lexx (a Miami strip club) and a boxing match in OH without prior authorization. During the hearing, Black's attorneys have argued that he was working during his appearances at the strip club and the boxing match. Black is on probation for 2015 and 2016 charges including robbery, false imprisonment, fleeing a law enforcement officer and possession of a ... Read More »

Kansas leaders mixed on Trump proposals

Trump tax-reform proposals include ... The Trump administration rolled out some broad strokes or "core principals" of the eagerly awaited 2017 Tax Reform plan. In comments just last week, President Trump promised massive tax cuts for the middle class and businesses, which he viewed as more important than lost government revenues. Read More »

China welcomes U.S. openness to Korea talks

Mr Trump hopes sanctions by Beijing would deter Pyongyang from further provocation, he said. "Kim Jong Un is clearly in a position to threaten Hawaii today, in my opinion", Harris said. The South also announced that key parts of a USA missile defense system have now been installed, the newspaper said. But Trump has already been willing to use military might in the early days of his administration, including launching dozens of Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airbase. Read More »

Half the Patriots miss White House visit


Reports indicate a handful of other players chose not to attend for political reasons. One of Trump's signature "Make America Great Again" hats was spotted in Tom Brady's locker in 2015. Some Patriots players, including quarterback Tom Brady , intend to skip the White House visit. His name wasn't even mentioned during the event. Amendola was among those who missed the event. Read More »

Elizabeth Thomas' Mother Indicted For Child Abuse, Allegedly Knocked One Daughter Unconscious


Thomas is being treated in a mental health facility. After being reunited with her family, Elizabeth has been given her space, according to her father Anthony Thomas . She allegedly knocked one daughter unconscious with a wooden board and bruised another's leg by throwing a chair at her. The children penned letters to the Department of Children's Services in which they detailed the alleged abuse. Read More »

The Everence Capital Management Inc. Has $360000 Stake in Expedia Inc (EXPE)


Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated an outperform rating on shares of Expedia in a report on Tuesday, December 20th. Shell Asset Management Co. increased its position in shares of Expedia by 3.9% in the first quarter. This is built on a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, March 7th. Read More »

How to Watch the 2017 NFL Draft on TV and Streaming Online


It's been assumed for months the Browns would select the consensus top prospect in Myles Garret at No. 1 and target a quarterback at 12 or attempt to trade up. From being an unknown fourth-round pick, Prescott stepped up and took over the starting role from Tony Romo. Trubisky only started at North Carolina for one season, and he was the backup the previous two seasons. Read More »

Michael Flynn never told us about his Russian Federation payments — Defense Intelligence Agency

Flynn received at least $33,750 for his appearance in Moscow in 2015 for RT's anniversary celebration, a gala where Flynn sat next to Russian President Vladimir Putin. " I honestly do not understand why the White House is covering up for Michael Flynn ", he said. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is calling an inquiry into former national security adviser Michael Flynn "appropriate". Read More »

China warned North Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test: Tillerson


President Trump's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, defence secretary Jim Mattis, top General Joe Dunford and national intelligence director Dan Coats will hold the briefing at a building next to the White House. Admiral Harry Harris, head of the US Pacific Command, told Congress the US would be ready "with the best technology" to defeat any North Korean missile threats. Read More »

Bill Cosby 'is not abusive, violent or a rapist': Daughter


Evin says she knows her father is a good man because he is good to her, and her mothers and sisters. Evin goes on to defend her father by suggesting his alleged victims' stories don't "match up". In recent years, dozens more women have come forward accusing the Cosby Show alum of sexual misconduct. "Since 1965, we have paid for the education of thousands of students; mostly low income African-American students.and never asked for any repayments from they were not in debt ... Read More »

Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest

With regard to the looming potential humanitarian crisis, Schanzer said that "part of the problem is that the Hamas government continues to siphon off materials and humanitarian aid that's coming in". Abbas is under pressure to show that he represents all Palestinians, including those in Gaza. The IDF shelled a Hamas position in Gaza after terrorists shot at an IDF unit operating on the border fence . Read More »

Macron meets Muslim leader, hails common ground


Le Pen has in the past expressed hope that the anti-system momentum would rub off on her. But he lost ground after being charged over accusations that he put his wife Penelope on the public payroll for a fictitious job as his parliamentary assistant, for which she was paid almost €700 000. Read More »

Most Trump voters still back President despite abysmal approval rating, survey shows


The latest University of Virginia Center of Politics survey found that 93% of Trump voters said they approved of the President's job performance. Foreign policy specialists say the evolving situation makes it hard to grade the administration's diplomacy, even though several acknowledge that they have been impressed by the president's focus on global affairs. Read More »