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Global News Eric Trump defends president's golf trips
Author: 0 Eric Trump defends president's golf trips

So far, Trump's trips south have racked up $25 million in security and travel expenses, according to the Mar-a-Lago tracker. "If compensation is not assured of being forthcoming, we respectfully ask that you curtail your visits until such time as that matter is resolved favorably to our area", the representatives wrote to Trump in a March 23 letter.

Author: 0 German foreign minister calls for immediate probe into Syria gas attack

So Trump's decision to launch the strikes - which President Barack Obama declined to do after a 2013 chemical attack - has raised optimism among rebels that Trump will more directly confront Assad. Sir, what are we prepared to do if Russian Federation defends its interests in Syria? Tillerson said defeating the Islamic State group remains the top focus.

Author: 0 Nearly half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

Heavy exchanges of gunfire and mortar rounds could be heard from the neighbourhoods facing the old city across the Tigris river that bisects Mosul into a western and eastern sides. The Air Force statistics only include strikes carried out by that military service, and do not include armed helicopter attacks under the purview of the U.S.

Author: 0 Fugitive Mexican ex-Gov. Javier Duarte detained in Guatemala

He was transferred to a Guatemalan military prison on Sunday, guarded by two dozen police officers and is facing extradition to Mexico. He is accused of running a corruption ring that allegedly pilfered millions of dollars from Veracruz's coffers, and stripped its schools and hospitals of their resources.

Global News Russia says hopes USA will not act unilaterally against North Korea
Author: 0 Russia says hopes USA will not act unilaterally against North Korea

Despite UN sanctions, North Korea launched a long-range rocket and carried out two nuclear tests in 2016, including its most powerful bomb to date. McMaster said on ABC's "This Week" program that the USA was working with regional allies and China to "undertake all actions we can, short of a military option, to try to resolve this peacefully".

Global News Ethiopia's Deba inherits 2014 Boston win, but not the prize
Author: 0 Ethiopia's Deba inherits 2014 Boston win, but not the prize

Three of those runners hail from the Pine Belt. " Boston is very hard to get into because it is such a prestigious marathon ". "I knew if I dropped out no one would believe women could run distances and deserved to be in the Boston Marathon; they would just think that I was a clown, and that women were barging into events where they had no ability".

Author: 0 Banks won't quit France if it's out of euro - Le Pen

Conservative candidate Francois Fillon slumped from being front-runner to trailing in third place, according to opinion polls , after the Canard Enchaine reported in January that he paid his wife and two children hundreds of thousands of euros in tax-payers' money for work they did not properly carry out.

Author: 0 France 'Isn't Responsible' For Mass Arrest Of Jews During WWII

But she later denied having said so. Ever since she took over the party from her father in 2011, Marine Le Pen has attempted to clean out the party and remove its reputation for anti-Semitism. She has instead targeted Muslims, voicing fears their civilization will upend that of France. She added that the Nazi-collaborationist Vichy regime "was not France".

Author: 0 Turkey's main opposition calls for annulment of referendum

There is also the risk of increased worldwide isolation, with Erdogan appealing to patriotic sentiments by casting himself as a champion of a proud Turkish nation that will not be dictated to by foreign powers in general, and the European Union in particular.

Author: 0 White House defends transparency after visitor log reversal

Though sandwiched between other administration officials, the deputy national security adviser for strategy stands out as the only woman among 13 staffers in the room on the night the president ordered the missile attack in Syria. "Unfortunately, this move is perfectly in line with the policy of the Obama White House to prevent these visitors logs from being processed and released under the Freedom of Information Act", Fitton's statement read.

Global News Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained secret court order to surveil Trump aide during campaign
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained secret court order to surveil Trump aide during campaign

Page went on to say that "all of this false evidence that you've been hearing about, myself with the dodgy dossier .will have very real implications", and be a "real game changer". Page's conversations with Russian officials last summer have come under scrutiny since an unverified dossier about Trump's alleged ties to Russia named Page as a liaison between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin during the election.

Global News UK Would Go to War to Defend Gibraltar,
Author: 0 UK Would Go to War to Defend Gibraltar,"The Rock" Spain Seeks

Labour's shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry said Lord Howard's comments were "inflammatory" and would "not help Britain get what it needs from these hard Brexit negotiations". "These are draft guidelines ". However, Downing Street also said Monday that they will not be sending a task force to Gibraltar . Asked several times whether the prime minister was unhappy at Lord Howard's intervention, or whether May believed all sides needed to calm down, they would not.

Global News Congress seeks Adityanath's apology for 'anti-women' remarks
Author: 0 Congress seeks Adityanath's apology for 'anti-women' remarks

The event was organised on Monday to mark the birth anniversary of the former PM by Samajwadi MLC Yeshwant Singh, an acolyte of late Chandra Shekhar. The CM's remarks came a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch against triple talaq, insisting that exploitation of Muslim women should end and justice be done to them.

Global News Will fight it out politically: Mamata on CBI's Narada case FIR
Author: 0 Will fight it out politically: Mamata on CBI's Narada case FIR

Also featuring in the list are state Ministers Subrata Mukherjee, Firhad Hakim, Suvendu Adhikari, city Mayor and Minister Sovan Chatterjee, legislator Iqbal Ahmed and former minister Madan Mitra. "CBI would have filed the FIR much earlier". The alliance was prompted after the saffron party indicated a big push in West Bengal and Odisha during its recently-concluded National Executive meeting in Bhubaneswar.

Author: 0 North Korea warns 'thermonuclear war may break out at any moment'

There, Pence had said that Washington's " era of strategic patience " with regard to North Korea was over. The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier has been diverted back to the waters off the Korean peninsula after heading for Australia , and US satellite imagery suggests the North could conduct another underground nuclear test at any time.

Author: 0 Pence Visits Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea

Kim said the DPRK's policy is shaped by the Trump administration's push for "high intensity sanctions" against the country, deploying tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea and launching military action aimed at "beheading" the North's leadership headed by Kim Jong Un.

Global News Old or new, EVMs are foolproof: Delhi state poll commission
Author: 0 Old or new, EVMs are foolproof: Delhi state poll commission

If there are any doubts or apprehensions, the Election Commission would certainly remove this apprehension. "It results in saving tons and tons of paper, it is environment friendly, and results can be announced quickly". Kejriwal, who has been raising the issue of alleged EVM manipulation since the Punjab poll verdict where the AAP finished a distant second, also demanded the AAP be allowed to get the machines "technically verified by experts" during mock trials before the polls.

Global News 5 dead in Venezuela protests as movement gains steam
Author: 0 5 dead in Venezuela protests as movement gains steam

A 32-year-old man died after being shot and wounded in a demonstration on April 11, becoming the fifth victim in the protests that began nearly two weeks ago. The BBC reported that the latest round of anti-Maduro demonstrations were prompted by a decision on Friday (7 April) to ban opposition leader Henrique Capriles from holding public office for 15 years .

Author: 0 Minnesota leaders call on Trump to consult Congress on Syria

On Friday morning, however, he said he was "very surprised" by the Syria action. "I think a lot of Trump voters will be waking up this morning and scratching their heads and saying, 'Where will it all end?'" he said. The kingdom is among the most vehement opponents of Assad and supports Sunni rebel groups fighting to oust him. "Too often, rash responses to horrific situations are about the conscience of the attacker rather than a clear-headed response to an very bad situation".

Author: 0 China urges return to negotiations over N. Korea

China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi on Sunday held telephonic talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, even as Beijing remained silent over North Korea's "failed" missile test. Abe, in his inquirys to the Japanese parliament, he noted that they will exchange views on North Korea with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting later this month.

Global News US national security adviser says North Korea missile test provocative
Author: 0 US national security adviser says North Korea missile test provocative

North Korea's state newspaper has hinted that the failure of its missile on Sunday could have been caused by a United States cyber attack. The U.S. Navy this month struck a Syrian airfield with 59 Tomahawk missiles. The missile was probably a medium-range missile and not an intercontinental ballistic one, according to US intelligence. Pyongyang's rogue atomic ambitions have come into sharp focus in recent weeks, with Mr Trump vowing a tough stance against the North and threatening ...

Author: 0 Turkey's electoral board confirms Erdogan's victory in contested referendum

Sadi Guven told media at the board's headquarters in Ankara that the position on the paper ballots was a "unanimous decision made before voting results transferred to the system". The CHP had earlier said it would demand a recount of up to 60 percent of the votes. Guven added that similar decisions had been made before. "In view of the close referendum result and the far-reaching implications of the constitutional amendments, we also call on the Turkish authorities to seek the broadest ...

Author: 0 France Boosts Security for President Candidates on Terror Threat

Far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon drew tens of thousands to a rally on Sunday, aiming to maintain momentum that has pushed the one-time outsider into contention in the French presidential election, with the first round of voting a week away.

Global News Opposition marks Zuma's birthday with protest
Author: 0 Opposition marks Zuma's birthday with protest

There's widespread frustration over a string of political scandals and a lackluster economy. The day after it was announced, Zuma's Deputy-President Cyril Ramaphosa said firing Gordhan was " totally unacceptable " and leading ANC officials said they had not been consulted about the reshuffle.

Global News Tillerson Says US Relationship With Russia at 'Low Point'
Author: 0 Tillerson Says US Relationship With Russia at 'Low Point'

It was the eighth time during Syria's six-year-old civil war that Moscow has used its veto power on the Security Council to shield Assad's government. "It'd be a fantastic thing if we got along with Putin and if we got along with Russian Federation". The US officials raised the stakes before Mr Tillerson's visit to Moscow with the disclosure that the administration had reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian Federation knew in advance of the chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun, ...

Global News COPE lays criminal charges over Dlamini-Zuma protection saga
Author: 0 COPE lays criminal charges over Dlamini-Zuma protection saga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga should come out and defend public schools against Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's baseless attack on them this weekend. But that was supposed to have expired on March 31, as she had vacated the position. "The SAPS would be required to keep a detailed record of these threats, and Mbalula must make this known to Parliament", he said.

Author: 0 Turkey referendum: Exit poll shows majority back more powers for president

Incomparable Election Board boss Sadi Guven affirmed that the "Yes" camp had developed triumphant, however the restriction has pledged to challenge the result. After a contentious campaign and back and forth between Ankara and some European nations, those relationships would need to be mended if Turkey is to restart EU ascension talks, while some in Europe believe that ship has sailed.

Author: 0 'We can't have this relationship with Russia' amid Syria crisis

Tillerson, on his first visit to Russian Federation in his current role, struck a more conciliatory stance, but said ties and trust levels were at a low point and restated Washington's position that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must eventually relinquish power, a position starkly at odds with Russian Federation.

Global News Putin: Subway bombing shows terrorism threat isn't subsiding
Author: 0 Putin: Subway bombing shows terrorism threat isn't subsiding

According to the Investigative Committee of Russian Federation on Wednesday, the suspects were accused of recruiting people for terror groups such as the Islamist former al-Qaida branch Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (formerly known as the Nusra Front) and the IS, Efe news reported .

Author: 0 North Korea 'ready for nuclear attack' amid show of force

Pyongyang unveiled what appeared to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, that South Korean military officials say they've never seen before. The North has been increasingly challenging the U.S.in rhetoric following ambiguous language from the Trump administration as well as the recent missile strike against Syrian government forces .

Global News North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at annual parade
Author: 0 North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at annual parade

Pyongyang has expressed anger over the annual spring military exercises the USA holds with South Korea, which it considers an invasion rehearsal. Mr Johnson said: "We stand alongside our global partners in making clear that North Korea must adhere to United Nations resolutions created to secure peace and stability in the region and stop its pursuit of nuclear weapons".

Author: 0 Alarming warning from North Korean diplomat as nuclear tensions rise

He added that an "all-out war" would occur if the USA was "reckless enough to use military means". During his comments delivered in Seoul, Pence also echoed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said in March that "the policy of strategic patience" by the us when it comes to North Korea "has ended".

Author: 0 North Korea: 'We will go to war with US if they choose'

After arriving in Seoul , the vice president placed a wreath at Seoul National Cemetery and then worshipped with military personnel at an Easter church service at the U.S. Lu said Beijing wanted to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that USA plans to deploy a missile defence system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China.

Author: 0 Triple Talaq: Our Muslim sisters deserve justice, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

While addressing the BJP National executive meeting in Odisha, the Prime Minister pitched a new India political thought his speech with the main focus on 'Janadhan, Vandhan and Jaldhan. Meanwhile, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board yesterday said those found misusing triple talaq would face social boycott. "It is unfortunate", the minister said.

Author: 0 Brinksmanship With North Korea A Dangerous Game

There were no further details, and the office said it was analysing the launch. Along with the deployment of the Naval aircraft carrier and other vessels into waters off the Korean Peninsula, thousands of USA and South Korean troops, tanks and other weaponry were also deployed last month in their biggest-ever joint military exercises.

Global News IPL Player of the Day - Bhuvneshwar Kumar [SRH]
Author: 0 IPL Player of the Day - Bhuvneshwar Kumar [SRH]

KXIP's skipper Glenn Maxwell counted on his bowlers to substantiate his decision to bowl first after winning the toss. David Warner and Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Monday night showed why they posses the orange cap and purple cap, respectively.

Global News Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'
Author: 0 Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'

North Korea has threatened to develop an intercontinental missile capable of reaching the United States, although experts say this is some way off. Pyongyang conducted a missile test on Saturday, but the missile exploded shortly after launch .

Global News North Korean missile test fails
Author: 0 North Korean missile test fails

US President Donald Trump tweeted: "Our military is building and is rapidly becoming stronger than ever before". Washington sees North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles as a threat to world security and to its Asian allies, Japan and South Korea.

Global News Lalu slams BJP, says Gandhi, Godse can not run together
Author: 0 Lalu slams BJP, says Gandhi, Godse can not run together

Mr Prasad said the then US President Barrack Obama had remarked during his visit to India that communal confrontation in the country had increased, which was not good for its unity and integrity. Lauding chief minister Nitish Kumar's effort to organise such an event, Mukherjee said: "At a time when people are forgetting the history of India, Bihar is remembering the Champaran Satyagraha ".

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