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Author: 0 Asian markets lower, rattled by rising tensions in Koreas

Abe publicly assumed that North Korea may already have the capability to deliver missiles with sarin nerve agent. In response to a question, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang also said: "It's not hard to see that ever since the United States and Republic of Korea made a decision to deploy THAAD, the situation has not become harmonious but has become more tense".

Author: 0 Republicans' narrow win for Kansas seat emboldens Democrats

Readers of the liberal blog Daily Kos also were jumping into the race, donating more than $200,000 to Thompson in the final days. Estes supported Trump previous year and backs the president's policies . Some of this glee is understandable; Pompeo won his last re-election battle in 2014 by a 31-point margin , but Estes kept the district red last night by a much slimmer margin.

Global News Basque lawmakers urge separatist group to disarm ASAP
Author: 0 Basque lawmakers urge separatist group to disarm ASAP

ETA called an end to its armed campaign to establish an independent Basque state in northern Spain and southern France in 2011 but has only handed in part of its arsenal so far. The governing conservative People's Party staged an event late Friday in the Basque city of Vitoria in which there was a ceremony for "the protagonists of ETA's defeat".

Author: 0 North Korea Rolls Out Missiles During Founder's Birthday Celebrations

No nuclear test or ballistic missile launch was conducted during the celebration of the 105th birthday of Kim Il Sung, the country's former supreme leader who died in 1994. Trump hopes China will play a role in de-escalating North Korea's development of its nuclear arsenal, and may be using a trade deal to secure China's support.

Global News Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues
Author: 0 Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues

U.S. Treasury Department on Friday declared that no major trading partner of the U.S., including China, met the standard of manipulating its currency, while six economies were listed on its Monitoring List as their foreign exchange polices bear close monitoring.

Author: 0 Russian Federation slams watchdog probe of alleged Syria chemical attack

He said they gave up their arsenal a few years ago, referring to the 2013 agreement which led to investigators going into Syria to collect up the chemical weapons stockpiles and destroy them. The OPCW mission will determine whether chemical weapons were used, but it is not mandated to assign blame. "It is an attempt by him to throw up false flags, create confusion", Toner said.

Author: 0 AFP interview: Syria's Assad says Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication

He suggested that photographs showing children who had died in the attack, which provoked revulsion around the world, were staged. Assad said the incident could not be taken seriously because the source of the information, he claimed, was al-Qaeda's former affiliate in Syria, Nusra Front.

Global News K: 20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces
Author: 0 K: 20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces

At least, five persons were hurt during the clash, the official said. The injured students included girls as well and they were shifted to Pulwama Hospital. It added, "The mob swelled as more students joined and pelted stones on the forces". One was referred to Srinagar hospital where his condition is stable.

Global News Youth killed in forces' firing in Srinagar
Author: 0 Youth killed in forces' firing in Srinagar

Following the incident, tension gripped the area and all shops have been shut down, the official said. "We didn't have forces deployed in the area". Police said it was looking into the circumstances in which the death took place. A teenager was shot dead in a mysterious firing incident in Srinagar's Batamaloo area on Saturday evening.

Author: 0 China seeks Russia's help to 'cool' North Korea situation

He saluted his honor guard before walking down a red carpet to a podium and clapped with senior government officials to address the massive crowd taking part in the parade. "He is doing the wrong thing", he added of Kim. "Trump is always making provocations with his aggressive words", Han Song Ryol said. China, the North's sole major ally, and Russian Federation have both urged restraint, with Beijing's Foreign Minister Wang Yi warning Friday that "conflict could break out at any moment".

Global News Leicester v Atletico Madrid Betting Tips
Author: 0 Leicester v Atletico Madrid Betting Tips

Shakespeare worked with Palace boss Sam Allardyce during Allardyce's 67 days as England manager. Atletico played well Wednesday and should have done better than the narrow 1-0 victory, but the players and coach Diego Simeone were celebrating the advantage they will be carrying into the return match on Tuesday.

Author: 0 North Korea warns US on 'provocative' action

He saluted his honor guard before walking down a red carpet to a podium and clapped with senior government officials to address the massive crowd taking part in the parade. This year's celebrations come at a tense time on the Korean Peninsula, days after a United States strike group was deployed to the region and amid expectations of another missile or nuclear test by Pyongyang .

Global News United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia
Author: 0 United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia

Haley said that Trump's administration has "multiple priorities" and "getting Assad out is not the only priority". National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and ambassador to the U.N. "Our priority is first the defeat of ISIS", Tillerson said. Some 87 people - including 27 children - were killed in last week's chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun.

Author: 0 Russia Cool Over Prospects for Warmer Ties With US

Maher Ihsan, a Syrian political analyst, said that Putin wouldn't have met the USA official if it wasn't for new understandings reached between Tillerson and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, ahead of Tillerson's meeting with Putin. Putin has condemned the US military assault on a Syrian airfield, saying that the move represents an aggression against a sovereign state in violation of worldwide law under a far-fetched pretext.

Author: 0 Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees

Near the capital of Damascus , some 60 buses carrying 2,350 opposition fighters, activists and their families departed from two opposition-held towns in the direction of Idlib, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group and Syrian state media .

Global News BC election: Key developments from Day Three on the campaign trail
Author: 0 BC election: Key developments from Day Three on the campaign trail

It makes sense". Clark said the Liberal campaign formula to earn voter support is job creation, 220,000 jobs created over the past four years; the lowest unemployment rate in Canada; and prudent fiscal management of government. The BC NDP document doesn't add up, which will lead to deficits, downgrades, and massive tax hikes on middle class families. He says he will bring back the seniors' ferry discount on weekdays, and provide new funding for classroom supplies and equipment in ...

Author: 0 Islamic State says no fighters killed by 'mother of all bombs'

The US military said that the bomb, set off in the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Thursday, was aimed to destroy a tunnel and cave complex used by ISIS militants in the region. The US believes there are between 600 and 800 IS fighters in Afghanistan, mostly in Nangarhar. The number of jihadists killed when the US dropped the "Mother Of All Bombs" on Afghanistan has risen to 90.

Author: 0 Israel Police: Palestinian stabs woman in Jerusalem

Paramedics were seen performing CPR on the victim before she was rushed to Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus. The woman, who was studying as an exchange student at the Hebrew University, was traveling on the light railway, close to Jerusalem's Old City, when she was attacked by a 57-year-old Palestinian man from Arab East Jerusalem .

Author: 0 Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show

According to Politico , the FEC report for the three Trump committees suggested much of the money came from merchandise sold during Trump's inauguration and early presidency, considering they spent roughly $4.7 million on hats, T-shirts, mugs and stickers.

Global News Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!
Author: 0 Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

This free event features GMOs and watering systems, heirlooms and hybrids. Arrive early as the hunt begins promptly at 9:30 a.m. The Springfield Cardinals take on the Frisco Rough Riders at 6 Hammons Field. The community of Capital Park came together for the wonderful Easter egg hunt for the children on Saturday morning. Open to children fifth grade and under.

Author: 0 Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad registers to run for presidency, or does he?

He told reporters he remained committed to his "moral promise" to Khamenei of not running for the May 19 election. The most high-profile candidate to register thus far is former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. "Khamenei advised me against participating in this election as a candidate". Ahmadinejad had previously insisted he would not run after Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said previous year that his candidacy would have a "polarizing" effect on the nation, and instead backed his ...

Author: 0 Massive US bomb dead toll rise to 94

Security experts say ISIS had built their redoubts close to civilian homes, but the government said thousands of local families had already fled the area in recent months of fighting. Achin resident Mohammad Hakim, voiced his approval for the strike, saying: "We are very happy and these kinds of bombs should be used in future as well, so Daesh [Islamic State] is rooted out from here".

Author: 0 Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

Afghanistan's Ambassador to the US Hamdullah Mohib said the colossal Massive Ordinance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) was dropped after fighting had intensified over the last week . Some locals welcomed the strike. Answer - Islamic State in Khorasan Province, as the affiliate calls itself, is made up largely of militant commanders from neighboring Pakistan and disaffected members of the Taliban, Afghanistan's main insurgent group.

Author: 0 Putin, Tillerson discuss bad state of US-Russian ties, Kremlin says

And it shouldn't be allowed. Trump said it was "certainly possible" though "probably unlikely". "We noticed that when the Trump administration came to power, the United States role in the Astana and the Geneva process has been reduced to the very minimum", FM Walid al-Moallem said.

Global News Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying
Author: 0 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying

The. Bottas left Williams to join Mercedes this season as an emergency replacement for German driver Nico Rosberg - Keke Rosberg's son - who quit F1 just days after winning the title previous year. The conditions at the start of qualifying were cooler, and calmer, than they had been earlier in the day. Although not as hot as Friday, drivers still had to deal with afternoon track temperatures of 37 degrees Celsius (99 degrees Fahrenheit) during P3.

Global News Dozens killed after car bomb explodes near buses carrying Syrian evacuees
Author: 0 Dozens killed after car bomb explodes near buses carrying Syrian evacuees

The agreement had stalled, leaving thousands of people from both government-besieged and rebel-besieged areas stranded at two transit points on the city's outskirts, before the explosion occurred. Those killed included civilians as well as rebel fighters. Yasser Abdellatif, a member of the powerful Ahrar al-Sham group which negotiated the deal, said at least 30 rebels were killed in the explosion.

Author: 0 Air strikes kill at least 18 in northwestern Syria

But he suggested that Trump was seeking a global political response for regime change from USA allies as well as Russian Federation, which he said needed to reconsider its support of Syria. "In Syria, chemical weapons have once again taken the lives of many innocent people". He attributed the chemical attack in Syria "in large measure" to a "failure on Russia's part to achieve its commitment to the worldwide community".

Author: 0 United Nations peacekeeping operations to end in haiti, Indian units to remain

This has opened "a crucial window of opportunity to address the root causes of the political crisis" that preceded the elections and address "the many pressing challenges facing the country", she said. The personnel were among around 900 Sri Lankan peacekeepers who had been part of a mission to bring stability to the impoverished Caribbean nation, which had been left reeling from the overthrow of President Jean-Bertrande Aristide.

Global News Bannon's status in Trump administration appears tenuous
Author: 0 Bannon's status in Trump administration appears tenuous

He is facing major backlash after comparing the use of chemical weapons in Syria to Hitler's actions. In police parlance, the Bannon case reads like attempted murder; and in Spicer's, it looked like an attempted suicide. Publicly, the White House has played down any notion of a rift. He handled it properly. Steve Bannon, 63, former head of the far-right Breitbart News site, has steered the message of the Republican candidate.

Author: 0 Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

A media unit run by Hezbollah, which backs the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad, said the suspected attacker detonated a vehicle bomb near the convoy of people evacuated from towns besieged by rebel forces in northern Syria. The evacuation deal is one of several over recent months that has seen President Bashar al-Assad's government take back control of areas long besieged by his forces and their allies.

Author: 0 North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in massive parade

Despite all the displays on Saturday, analysts cautioned against overreaction, noting that North Korea's missile tests have had a checkered record of success, and adding that a missile in a parade does not necessarily mean it's operational.

Author: 0 Syria's Assad Says His Forces Not Dented by U.S. Strikes

Tillerson met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday amid a tense diplomatic standoff over a suspected chemical attack last week in Syria . In some ways, Russia's veto isn't surprising. Does this mean that the Trump administration intends to engage Syria (and Russia) militarily in contexts other than responding to the use of chemical weapons? He cited expert opinion publicized in the West stating that "there are too many inconsistencies, discrepancies in the version used to ...

Global News Flash floods kill 30 in northwest Iran
Author: 0 Flash floods kill 30 in northwest Iran

Many others are said to be missing after torrential rains hit four provinces. The districts of Ajabshir and Azarshahr were the worst hit. Heavy spring rains have contributed to flashfloods and landslide in a number of Iran's northwestern provinces of Iran, affecting more than 1,000 people.

Author: 0 North Korea Rolls Out Missiles, Says Ready For 'Nuclear War'

In the end, however, they settled on a policy that appears to represent continuity. Earlier on Thursday, Trump told reporters at the White House that the North Korean "problem" "will be taken care of". NBC News reported , citing unnamed USA officials, that North Korea could carry out a nuclear test as early as this weekend. A top North Korean official is accusing the Trump administration of wanting to "annihilate" the country.

Author: 0 Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses

State media says the incident was caused by a "suicide vehicle bomber" who reportedly used a van meant for carrying supplies to gain entrance to the area. The Independent is reporting that the blast shocked a bus parked near the Rashidin area located on the outskirts of Aleppo, just as it was set to evacuate to a safer area.

Author: 0 April the giraffe gives birth

A zoo spokesperson says the delivery could take all day Saturday. Animal Adventure Park began streaming on February 23 on YouTube showing April preparing to give birth , drawing worldwide attraction. The Harpursville, New York animal park where April lives has a live stream of the event. Earlier this year, millions were prevented from watching Aprilbecause some users reported that her labor footage was pornographic.

Global News Erdogan rejects regime shift after referendum
Author: 0 Erdogan rejects regime shift after referendum

According to data released by Turkey's election organisation body, the Supreme Election Board (YSK), more than 55 million people out of the country's almost 80 million population are eligible to vote. The current setup requires the president to be nonpartisan. A new provision would widen the scope for Mr Erdogan's impeachment by parliament, though it would set the bar for removing him from office exceptionally high.

Author: 0 SOMA Action Joining NYC Tax March Demanding Trump's Returns April 15

The idea for the themed march came from law professor Jennifer Taub, who was angered when presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway said President Trump would not be releasing his tax returns because " people don't care ". "It tells us the story about people's priorities". At a Republican primary debate a year ago, Trump said he won't release any returns while they're under audit.

Author: 0 Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness tweeted his congratulations to her. Born on November 29 1899, Ms Morano had lived through three centuries. "I'm happy she didn't suffer but passed away that way, tranquilly". Bava has previously told the AP that Morano lost a son to crib death when he was six months old. Morano 'abandoned the husband in the Fascist era, when women were supposed to be very submissive, ' Bava said in a 2015 interview.

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