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Author: 0 Asian markets lower amid concerns over tensions in Koreas

On a visit to the demilitarized zone between North Korea and South Korea, Pence said he was "heartened" by early signs from China and hoped its leaders would "use the extraordinary levers they have" to prod Kim into giving up his nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Global News Thousands protest in Hungary against bill that could oust Soros university
Author: 0 Thousands protest in Hungary against bill that could oust Soros university

CEU Rector Michael Ignatieff has previously said the bill marks "the first time that a member of the European Union dared to legislate an attack on the academic freedom of a university". Palkovics was in Brussels for meetings with the European Commission and Tibor Navracsics , Hungary's member of the Commission who is in charge of education and who last week criticized the controversial education bill.

Global News Britain 'concerned' by North Korea missile test
Author: 0 Britain 'concerned' by North Korea missile test

He has repeatedly said if China, North Korea's dominant trading partner, is unwilling to do more to pressure the North, the US might take the matter into its own hands. George Friedman, founder of Geopolitical Futures, said recent demonstrations by North Korea that it is closer than expected to a deliverable nuclear weapon effectively put Kim in a bind - if he risks losing that
capacity imminently.

Global News Sean Spicer: I've let the president down
Author: 0 Sean Spicer: I've let the president down

The Nazis gassed millions of Jewish people in concentration camps . Howard Stern has called on President Trump to "fire" Sean Spicer following the White House press secretary's "inappropriate and insensitive" comments on the Holocaust. "He's got to leave", said Goldstein. "You know, you had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn't even sink to using chemical weapons". Later on Tuesday, Spicer apologized and said he should not have made that comparison.

Author: 0 Turkey referendum: Vote expanding Erdogan powers 'valid'

With 99.8% of the ballots counted, the results showed a 51.4% majority of the yes votes. The margin could cement President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's hold on power in Turkey for a decade and is expected to have a huge effect on the country's long-term political future and its global relations.

Global News Abe says pressure must be exerted on NKorea
Author: 0 Abe says pressure must be exerted on NKorea

Former British Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind first suggested to the BBC that the USA could have been behind the failed attempt through an act of sabotage. He will aim to reassure allies in South Korea and Japan that the US will take appropriate steps to defend them against North Korean aggression. The vice president reiterated Monday that "all options are on the table" to deal with the threat posed by North Korea.

Global News North Korea preparing for sixth nuclear test?
Author: 0 North Korea preparing for sixth nuclear test?

North Korea, which never signed the global Chemical Weapons Convention, is believed to have up to 5,000 tons of chemical weapons, according to a South Korean defense white paper, though the North has never acknowledged it. On Tuesday President Trump tweeted that the U.S. would not be afraid to act alone on North Korea if Beijing does not help. He tweeted: "North Korea is looking for trouble".

Global News Borussia Dortmund felt ignored by UEFA
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund felt ignored by UEFA

It was only when I came home yesterday and my wife and my son were standing at the door that I realised how lucky we were". Sokratis Papastathopoulos suggested he felt Dortmund players had been treated like "animals" , while Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim admitted it was hard for the players to concentrate as his side secured a 3-2 victory.

Author: 0 Here's what legalizing weed in Canada would mean

Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Justice and a former Toronto police chief, co-wrote the bill in an effort to protect children from the country's black market, which has run rampant since Trudeau announced plans to legalize marijuana in 2015.

Author: 0 IS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

Their progress has been slow as about 400,000 civilians, or a quarter of Mosul's pre-war population, are trapped in the Old City , according to the United Nations. He declined to discuss any involvement of the coalition in the explosion but said Islamic State was "very creative in exploiting the human element" by using hospitals, schools, churches, homes and mosques as hideouts or weapons caches.

Author: 0 Former Afghan President: Massive US bomb was an 'atrocity'

On Thursday, a U.S. aircraft dropped the Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb on a complex of caves and tunnels used by of Khorasan fighters of the militant Islamic State group in Nangarhar province. U.S. president Donald Trump has publicly vowed to aggressively confront ISIL. On January 1, 2015, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation announced its new mission in the country, called Resolute Support, to train and assist the Afghan security forces.

Author: 0 U.S. says notes concerns of European monitors in Turkey referendum

An global electoral monitoring mission from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe also reported a series of irregularities, and said the electoral board decision undermined safeguards against fraud. "It's too late now", he said. He also took a dig at global critics. I want a parliament 100 percent elected by us. The country's pro-Kurdish opposition party, which also opposed the constitutional changes, says it plans to object to two-thirds of the ballots.

Author: 0 20 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

Members of the military carry a dead victim during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo on Saturday. However, residents living in tiny homes in the area had been protesting against waste being dumped there because of health hazards. Giraffe gives birth as millions watch live feed April the giraffe has given birth to a calf in a New York Zoo, as a live internet audience of over a million people watched on.

Global News May faces questions over Blair case
Author: 0 May faces questions over Blair case

However, a judge ruled last November that the former Labour leader had immunity against the attempt and that prosecution could involve details being released under the Official Secrets Act. An application was made to Westminster Magistrates' court in November a year ago for a summons to be issued against Mr Blair. Mr Khan added: "Everybody, including the attorney general, should welcome this court case".

Global News Basque separatist group ETA hands over weapon caches
Author: 0 Basque separatist group ETA hands over weapon caches

In a statement released on Friday, the group said that it would turn over its final weapons to Basque civil society groups on Saturday and that it wanted to "inform the global community.that it is now a disarmed organization". ETA called an end to its bid 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.

Global News Awami League cancels 'mass reception' for PM Hasina
Author: 0 Awami League cancels 'mass reception' for PM Hasina

In another clear message aimed at Pakistan, the two Prime Ministers also "condemned the genocide that occurred in Bangladesh in 1971", with PM Modi saying, "We in India rejoice in our ties with Bangladesh". I assure you and the people of Bangladesh of our continuing efforts on Teesta", said Modi, according to ANI . Officials from the two sides signed no less than 22 agreements, including a framework deal for defence cooperation over the next five years and an additional $500 million for ...

Author: 0 Manhunt for Accused Shooter Who Posted to Facebook Expands

Cleveland police identified the victim shown in the Facebook video as 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr., whom Stephens apparently chose at random. At a press conference late yesterday, authorities urged Stephens to turn himself in. In the video he continues to say that he has already killed 13 people and will not stop until either his mother or ex-girlfriend contact him. Authorities in Cleveland are asking residents of NY to remain vigilant in light of a multi-state manhunt for Steve ...

Author: 0 US strike in Syria was a warning for North Korea: Tillerson

North Korea on Sunday condemned the U.S. bombing in Syria as an "absolutely unacceptable aggression" against a sovereign state and said this justifies Pyongyang's further military development. China Daily said both parties appeared "equally enthusiastic about the constructive relationship they have promised to cultivate". - Xi "showed understanding" for the US attack on Syria.

Author: 0 He's Back! Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad to Run Again

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei revealed a year ago that he had recommended to Mr Ahmadinejad not to enter the contest. Mr Ahmadinejad turned up at the Interior Ministry on Wednesday, the second day of registration for hopeful candidates, flashing a V for victory sign.

Global News Egypt Coptic Church cuts back Easter celebrations after attacks
Author: 0 Egypt Coptic Church cuts back Easter celebrations after attacks

After the bombings, Sisi ordered military deployments to guard "vital and important infrastructure", his office said. The Minya province has the highest Coptic Christian population in the country and Christians there traditionally hold Easter Vigil services on Saturday evening and then spend Easter Sunday on large meals and family visits.

Global News Japan says North Korea may have missiles equipped with sarin gas
Author: 0 Japan says North Korea may have missiles equipped with sarin gas

President Donald Trump to respond with a military strike. Abe's comments Thursday to a parliamentary panel on national security and diplomacy come amid looming concern about another missile or nuclear test by the communist country. North Korea has carried out several missile test launches this year, in violation of United Nations resolutions. It conducted its fifth nuclear test on September 9, 2016, said Reuters .

Global News California gas, vehicle tax hike advances in Legislature
Author: 0 California gas, vehicle tax hike advances in Legislature

Anthony Cannella, backed the deal, which provides almost half a billion in funding for two projects in his Modesto-area districts. Jerry Brown who is expected to sign it. "The roads are deteriorating so we got to fix them". And here's a breakdown of where the revenues would go. The measure will be on the 2018 ballot.

Author: 0 NATO chief: Trump has been 'very consistent' in support of alliance

Donald Trump noted the changes implemented by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as the factor that made him change his views about the alliance. On Monday, he signed the protocol to approve the 29th, the country of Montenegro. Bruce LeVell, a Georgia congressional candidate and Trump campaign backer who met with him several times this week, said, "We don't want his Twitter to go away.

Global News Secret UK Tomb Found To Contain Remains Of 5 Archbishops
Author: 0 Secret UK Tomb Found To Contain Remains Of 5 Archbishops

Garden Museum director Christopher Woodward said: "We know there are five archbishops buried here". "This is a discovery of exceptional interest, and will be a new story in the interpretation of the Church of St Mary's-at-Lambeth, in which the Museum is housed", the Museum said in a statement .

Author: 0 North Korea rolls out missiles at parade to celebrate founder's birthday

Among the five missile tests the North conducted this year, three were considered failures by local and American authorities. USA satellite imagery suggests the country could conduct another underground nuclear test at any time . South Korea's Defense Ministry said it was analyzing exactly how the North Korean launch failed. Pence is travelling to South Korea to hold talks with the country's leadership.

Global News Malappuram By Poll: Muslim League candidate P K Kunhalikutty wins
Author: 0 Malappuram By Poll: Muslim League candidate P K Kunhalikutty wins

The ruling party stated that the absence of the two parties - their candidates together polled over 77,000 votes in 2014 - meant an easier outing for the IUML. The Vengara constituency, which is now represented by Mr Kunhalikutty, has registered the highest majority at present. He served as minister for various portfolios including Industries, IT and social welfare.

Global News Longmont weather: Mostly sunny skies with a high of 76
Author: 0 Longmont weather: Mostly sunny skies with a high of 76

Tuesday, it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 79, and a south southwest wind of 7 to 11 miles per hour, the weather service said. The Monday morning showers and thunderstorms diminished throughout the morning. No rain is forecast, and highs should be about 65 degrees. Skies will be mostly to partly cloudy, with patchy fog this morning. The chances for thunderstorms in the Tulsa area are expected to subside Monday evening.

Author: 0 Italy plucks 2000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea

At least 905 people have died or gone missing in the same time. But at least 20 drowned as aid workers struggled to rescue more than 1,500 migrants in one ongoing operation. "The sea continues to be a graveyard", charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said in a tweet. "This, combined with the lack of adequate European Union search, and rescue operations has meant that MSF and other humanitarian organisations have - in an unprecedented move - been forced to step in to avoid further loss of ...

Author: 0 Russia warns US against unilateral strike on N.Korea

China says the crisis is between the United States and North Korea. Sunday, April 9: The U.S. deployed a Navy strike group to the waters off the Korean Peninsula, which included two guided-missile destroyers, one guided-missile cruiser, and an aircraft carrier.

Author: 0 The Giannis-less run that killed the Raptors in Game 1

Heck yes, and the Greek Freak, Giannis Antetokounmpo got the Bucks off to a great start with this monstrous dunk. There Game 2 showdown in Toronto is one of the trio of National Basketball Association playoffs games Tuesday night that feature lower seeds that are trying to take 2-0 series leads.

Global News Turkish opposition urges board to cancel referendum result
Author: 0 Turkish opposition urges board to cancel referendum result

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "yes" campaign has won 51.37% of the votes while "no" has secured 48.63%, with 99.45% of ballots counted. The juxtaposition of the differing responses underscored the awkward situation faced by many US and European officials in responding to the disputed results of the referendum, which changed Turkey from a parliamentary democracy to one led by an executive president with strong central powers.

Author: 0 Holy fire ceremony in Jerusalem draws thousands

This year the Orthodox churches celebrate Easter on the same Sunday when Roman Catholics and Protestants mark the holy festival. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia delivered his traditional Easter address to hundreds of Orthodox believers gathered at Russia's main Orthodox church, Christ the Savior Cathedral, which was rebuilt in late 1990s after being demolished in 1931.

Author: 0 Turkey's referendum and what's next

Opponents had argued the constitutional changes would give too much power to a man who they say has shown increasingly autocratic tendencies. According to these unofficial results, 51,34 percent voted in favor, while 48,66 percent were against.