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Global News Sheikh Hasina admires India's development, determined to strengthen bond
Author: 0 Sheikh Hasina admires India's development, determined to strengthen bond

In this context, I am happy to announce a new concessional Line of Credit of 4.5 billion dollars for the implementation of projects in priority sectors for Bangladesh. Referring to the Teesta issue, Modi said the pact is important for India-Bangladesh relationship and expressed hope that the West Bengal Chief Minister will eventually support it.

Author: 0 Egypt church attacks: Congregations 'won't celebrate Easter' after twin Palm Sunday bombings

The attack outside Saint Mark's church in Alexandria on Palm Sunday killed 17 people and was claimed by the Islamic State group. More action is needed to protect Church communities in Egypt from attack, according to one of the country's Catholic bishops, who has appealed for prayer for the victims of two bomb blasts targeting worshipers on Palm Sunday.

Global News Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days
Author: 0 Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

The state Supreme Court issued a stay for another of the inmates on Friday so that his mental health could be assessed. Attorneys argued that Ward, 60, should not be executed because he's mentally incompetent. "He deserves a day in court for that, but in Arkansas the rules do not permit that", Scott Braden, a lawyer with the Arkansas Federal Defender Office said after the stay was granted.

Author: 0 Toyota Announces Record $1.33 Billion Investment in Kentucky Plant; Trump Takes Credit

The investment, which is the highest of any automaker in Kentucky and the second-largest in state history, will enable the plant to begin producing vehicles using the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). In the interest of maintaining its status as an automaker with deep manufacturing roots in the US, Toyota is set to invest $10 billion in the country over the next five years.

Global News Federal Bureau of Investigation monitored Trump aide for Russian Federation links
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation monitored Trump aide for Russian Federation links

But when Tapper asked if the FBI had ever interviewed him as part of an investigation into links between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, Carter said he had no comment. Its story is based on interviews with law enforcement and US officials who spoke on the condition that they remain anonymous. The application for the warrant said Page had contact with a known Russian foreign intelligence operative in 2013, and he has had further contact with other known Russian agents since then.

Global News White House Back to Square One on Tax Reform?
Author: 0 White House Back to Square One on Tax Reform?

DJ Gribbin, a special assistant to Trump for infrastructure policy, said the White House's strategy initially was to pass measures on health care and taxes first, but now there are discussions about combining infrastructure with another bill.

Author: 0 Amid row over Kulbhushan Jadhav, India cancels maritime talks with Pakistan

The India-Pakistan relations hit a new low when a Pakistani military court condemned a suspected Indian spy to death sentence for attempting to foment unrest in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province. In the backdrop of ongoing tension between India and Pakistan over death sentence to former Indian naval officer and alleged RAW agent Kulbhushan Jadav, police in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) have claimed that they have arrested three more suspected RAW agents for their alleged involvement in ...

Author: 0 Republican Ron Estes Narrowly Wins Kansas Special Election

And in a district where there are typically twice as many registered Republicans as Democrats, early vote was 44.5% Democratic and 43.5% Republican. The district has been hard hit by the downturn in the agricultural economy and the loss of hundreds of well-paying, blue-collar jobs in aircraft manufacturing plants.

Author: 0 Tax Day demonstrators across the nation demand Trump release tax returns

Democratic U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston was on hand to voice support for the marchers, saying: "We will not be run and ruled by kings". Silverman said she felt "beholden to be an active citizen". Speakers at the protest, which took place from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, included Mario Carrillo, communications director at Voto Latino, a nonprofit promoting greater political engagement among Hispanics; J.C.

Global News U.S. officially declines to label China as currency manipulator
Author: 0 U.S. officially declines to label China as currency manipulator

No major United States trading partner met Congressional standards for currency manipulation in the 2nd half of 2016. The reversal by the Treasury department was one of the aslmost half-a-dozen instances when Donald Trump or his administration have gone back on his poll campaign promises.

Author: 0 Woman fatally stabbed by Palestinian in Jerusalem, authorities say

The incident occurred on the Light Rail transit network, near the Old City, which was packed with people celebrating Good Friday and Passover. Emergency services and police are seen at the scene of a fatal stabbing attack in Jerusalem on April 14, 2017 .

Author: 0 Spicer Reflects on Hitler Gaffe: 'There's No Comparing Atrocities'

There is no other way to say it. Gov. Chris Christie has some advice for President Trump's press secretary: "Don't bring up Hitler ". Christians are preparing for Easter on Sunday, and Jews are celebrating Passover. (Remember when he had to defend Trump's absurd claims on inaugural day crowds?) Instead of apologizing - the only acceptable retreat - he harrumphed that, of course, he knows that Hitler used gas in the "Holocaust centers".

Author: 0 Opposing Berkeley protests end in at least 13 arrests

Civic Center Park around 10 a.m. on Tax Day as did Berkeley police officers - in riot gear. He added that a person in the crowd was treated and released after being sprayed with "bear spray", an irritant spray used to deter aggressive bears in wilderness areas.

Author: 0 Campaigning for Turkey referendum hits final stretch

Presidential and legislative elections would be held at the same time. Erdogan's advisor Sukru Karatepe was accused this week of suggesting in an Ankara publication that, if approved, the changes could lead to a federal system in the country but the government said his comments were misunderstood.

Author: 0 Community Easter egg hunt planned Saturday in Wagoner

This Easter Egg Hunt is for children up to fifth grade. Today, Easter egg hunts are a tradition in many towns in southern Minnesota and around the country as well. Shawnee Community College near Ullin plans to host an annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Easter Egg Dash is a race for children to pick up as many eggs as they can after the whistle blows.

Author: 0 Rajouri Garden bypoll jolts AAP; BJP romps to victory

Jitendra appealed for a cent-percent voting on the polling day of 23rd, so that the result of elections of Municipal Corporation of Delhi can break all previous records and match the BJP performance of Uttar Pradesh. Incidentally, in 2015 Assembly polls, Chandela got less than 15,000 votes from the same constituency. Backward classes leader and BJP candidate V. Srinivas Prasad lost to Congress candidate Kalale Keshavamurthy by 21,334 votes.

Author: 0 Why is it called Good Friday and what's so good about it?

Q: Why do they call the day on which Jesus was crucified "Good Friday"? The tradition was started there by Italian migrants in the 1980s. But they knew certain things, and one of them is simple. Holy Saturday or the Black Saturday, is the final day of the Holy Week just before Easter . When the women went to the tomb to anoint the body of Jesus, they discovered an empty tomb and were concerned that Jesus' body had been stolen.

Author: 0 Trump strategy on N. Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Han told Tracy that North Korea does not want a war, and insisted his government was only responding to USA threats. North Korea has repeatedly suffered from sanctions by the United Nations and the United States for its nuclear programs and extensively documented human rights violations .

Author: 0 Carter Page now a 'no comment' on FBI investigations

No charges have been filed. As part of its investigation into possible ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, the FBI reportedly obtained a secret FISA warrant last summer to monitor the communications of President Donald Trump's former campaign adviser, Carter Page.

Author: 0 Blast hits bus convoy near Aleppo, dozens of casualties reported (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Critics say the string of evacuations, which could see some 30,000 people moved across battle lines over the next 60 days, amounts to forced displacement along political and sectarian lines. A photo carried by al-Ikhbariya state TV showed a number of bodies strewn on the floor with a huge plume of black smoke rising in the background. The deal gave permission for evacuation of more than 2,000 residents, activists and gunmen from areas besieged by government forces.

Author: 0 Easter activities, services planned at Old Salem

April 16 . SIOUX CITY | The community is invited to Good Friday services at 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday at Redeemer Lutheran Church , 3204 S. Lakeport. with The Passion. Newport Baptist Church will hold an Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. on the church grounds on Chatham Street. An Easter Vigil will be held at 6pm Saturday and an Easter Service at 9am Sunday.

Author: 0 Easter religious services on the Mid-Shore

Saturday April 15 followed by a Family Fun Fest at 6 p.m. Easter Sunday services will be held at 11:45 a.m.at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lapwai. We hope you will join us at any of these special services and we wish everyone a blessed and joy filled Easter season! Starts at 9 a.m. The Logan County Ministerial Alliance is hosting an Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, 7 a.m., First Christian Church , located at 12915 County Road 37.

Author: 0 Spurs uses improved mentality to chase Chelsea for PL title

Manchester City kept pace to move into third place and remain seven points behind Spurs with a 3-0 win over Southampton. Vincent Janssen capped off Spurs' afternoon by scoring just his second Premier League goal of the season in injury time, just minutes after coming on as a substitute .

Global News Women don't need to change name in passport after marriage: PM Modi
Author: 0 Women don't need to change name in passport after marriage: PM Modi

However married women with passports took to Twitter to note that they have always had the option of retaining maiden names when it comes to passport. Narendra Modi, yesterday, announced that there is no need for a woman, to change her name on the passport after marriage or divorce. He was talking about development schemes for women when he made this mystifying statement, and ever since, it's been doing the rounds for different reasons.

Global News May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks
Author: 0 May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks

Leaving the talks, Mr Tusk had simply said "no", when asked a series of questions including whether Gibraltar had been discussed and what the tone of the talks had been. Mr Tusk had to exit Downing Street via a back way because a protest by black cab drivers blocked the main entrance. The former Ukip leader, added that last Wednesday was a "historic day" for Britain following the activation of Article 50.

Author: 0 India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

Describing the sentence awarded to Jhadav as a "premeditated murder", External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had told Parliament that it will have a serious impact on the India-Pakistan relationship. India has maintained that Pakistan has not shared any substantial evidence or material with regard to Kulbhushan Jadhav's case with it. "We tracked their movements and phone calls with the help of intelligence agencies and finally arrested them two days ago (Tuesday)", he said.

Author: 0 Blue Jays' Donaldson put on 10-day DL

Asher pitched 6.1 innings, only allowing a single run after being lifted from the game in the 7th. That brief ray of good fortune lasted all of three innings. He left Sunday's game because of the problem, and Toronto limited him to a pinch-hitting appearance in its next game, then had him at designated hitter on Wednesday and Thursday to try to limit his running.

Author: 0 S. Korea test fires 800-km range missile

The statements contradict what the JCS told local media Wednesday, shortly after the launch, that the missile appeared to be a KN-15, also known as Pukguksong-2 in North Korea , which is way more technologically sophisticated than a Scud ER.

Author: 0 Thousands of Syria evacuees stuck on road as deal falters

State TV al-Ikhbariya said the attack was the result of a vehicle bomb carrying food aid to be delivered to the evacuees in the rebel-held area - ostensibly crisps for the children - and accused rebel groups of carrying it out. People that were evacuated from the two villages of Kefraya and al-Foua walk near buses, after a stall in an agreement between rebels and Syrian regime, at rebel-held al-Rashideen, Aleppo province, Syria April 15, 2017 .

Global News Escaped inmate from BC's Mission Institution recaptured
Author: 0 Escaped inmate from BC's Mission Institution recaptured

Authorities said they're still investigating how he managed to escape. An investigation is now underway into exactly how Dezwaan managed to escape. A warrant was issued for the arrest of 53-year-old Robert Raymond Dezwaan after he was noticed missing Friday afternoon.

Author: 0 Police kill 6 in political violence in India's Kashmir

Immediately after the announcement of schedule for the by-elections on March 10, the Home Ministry had sent a strongly worded letter to the Election Commission saying there was no prior consultation with it regarding the bypolls in Srinagar and Anantnag constituencies.

Author: 0 Syrians stuck around Aleppo as evacuation deal stalls - monitor, activists

At least 43 people were killed Saturday in a suicide auto bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged regime-held towns, a monitor said in an updated toll. The predominantly Shiite towns of Foua and Kfraya have remained loyal to the Syrian government while surrounding Idlib province has come under hard-line Sunni rebel rule.

Global News Egypt's Christians bury dead after church bombings
Author: 0 Egypt's Christians bury dead after church bombings

Christians who comprise 10 percent of Egypt's population have been increasingly attacked and persecuted since the 2013 coup in the country, Morning Star reported , with the Egyptian army having little success in protecting the Coptic minority.

Author: 0 Turns away 54 shots in Game 2 loss

Sheary's determination set up Crosby's 50th playoff goal to give Pittsburgh a first-period lead, and Guentzel buried a cross-ice pass from Crosby to put the Penguins ahead near the game's midpoint as the Penguins went up 2-0 in the best-of-seven series.

Global News US keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list
Author: 0 US keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list

During his campaign and after the election Mr Trump said that he would instruct the Treasury to label China a currency manipulator, accusing Beijing of making its exports more competitive by weakening the renminbi. Like the last report by the Obama administration in October, China met only one of the three criteria - for having a large trade deficit - that's used by the Treasury as a threshold for manipulation.

Global News Dramatic end to historic Milan derby
Author: 0 Dramatic end to historic Milan derby

Zapata's fellow defender Alessio Romagnoli began the fightback seven minutes from time when he turned in Suso's cross. Both teams have won 17 of their 31 Serie A matches this term but Milan - Supercoppa Italiana winners in December - are enjoying an encouraging run of form, while Inter have lost back-to-back matches .

Author: 0 N.K. stages massive military parade on founder's birthday

The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea's most important holiday, came amid growing worldwide worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its first flight test of an ICBM capable of reaching U.S.

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".