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Global News Mosul op has displaced almost half a million
Author: 0 Mosul op has displaced almost half a million

Iraqi forces are accusing so-called Islamic State of using chemical weapons in the fight to fully retake the city of Mosul from IS fighters. Iraq's federal police moved forces 200 meters deeper into the Old City, getting closer to al-Nuri mosque, a statement said .

Author: 0 Security troops sent to Bohol for ASEAN Summit meetings

Vice President Pence made this remark while on a tour in ASEAN Organization's Headquarters established in Jakarta-Indonesia. But Duterte softened his stance against the US after Trump's win, adding he could get along well with the new US President.

Author: 0 Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed

Officers then shot and killed the assailant. In a Friday statement, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Western support for "criminal terrorists" and its double standards in dealing with the issue of terrorism emboldened the terrorists to launch yet another attack at the heart of Europe.

Global News Jurgen Klopp: I'm not planning to bring Joe Hart to Liverpool
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: I'm not planning to bring Joe Hart to Liverpool

He's a fantastic goalkeeper but we have highest quality goalkeepers. The 49-year-old admits he does not see himself coaching many clubs, suggesting the Reds job could be his last. We will see, I don't know in this moment". "Danny Ward is at Huddersfield and playing a brilliant season". Wednesday, Thursday, something like this.

Author: 0 Iranian president reaffirms support for Syria

And so what we're trying to do is obviously defeat ISIS. Trump launched the strike in response to what the USA government believes was a Syrian led chemical weapons attack on a northwestern Syrian town that killed dozens of civilians, including children.

Author: 0 Regina commemorates 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

The variety of commemorative activities were created to bring Canadians, especially youth, together, to honour Canada's victory at the Battle of Vimy Ridge and contribution to the First World War. The palace documented the ceremony on their official Instagram page. Hundreds of York Region students will join an expected 12,000 from across the country getting an education of a lifetime during centennial celebrations of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in France today.

Author: 0 MPs back May's call for snap election

Ultimately, the British people decided it wasn't Heath, and Labour's Harold Wilson returned as prime minister. May required the support of two-thirds of the Commons to pass the motion, and achieved it comfortably with the backing of Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs.

Global News GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory
Author: 0 GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused a foreign-owned telecommunications firm of helping to orchestrate mass protests against his government. Maduro said Wednesday he was ready to face his opponents at the ballot box. "In addition to this, other activities of the company, such as cars, were illegally removed", she said.

Author: 0 Syrian town hit by chemical attack targeted in airstrikes

Meanwhile, Italy wants the group to issue a communique that will reinforce the United Nations -backed peace process in the war-torn country, Reuters reported . The Sunni rulers of Saudi Arabia are in a power struggle for regional dominance with Iran's Shiite government and view Tehran's support of Assad as a threat to the region.

Global News General Motors says Venezuela illegally seizes vehicle plant and assets
Author: 0 General Motors says Venezuela illegally seizes vehicle plant and assets

GM called the expropriation of its plant "an illegal judicial seizure of its assets" and vowed legal action to defend itself. GM has about 2,700 workers in the country, where it's been the market leader for over 35 years. A statement issued Thursday by spokesman Stephane Dujarric calls on the Venezuelan government and opposition to "engage sincerely to reactivate dialogue efforts, " especially on issues such as the balance of power among branches of government, the electoral calendar, ...

Global News PA State Police: Steve Stephens killed self after brief chase
Author: 0 PA State Police: Steve Stephens killed self after brief chase

Acting on a tip, Pennsylvania State Police spotted Steve Stephens , 37, leaving a McDonald's in Erie and went after him, bumping his vehicle to try to get it to stop, authorities said. "It's actually the users who are exposed to something that they find disturbing, and then they start that process of review", she says. "I'm not happy he's dead at all, not at all.

Author: 0 Carrier was 3000 NM Away During North Korea Tensions

On April 9, Admiral Harry Harris , head of the US Pacific Command, said the carrier strike group was headed north to the Western Pacific after departing Singapore the day before. "The president said that we have an armada going towards the peninsula". Over the next week, President Trump, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, national security advisor H.R.

Author: 0 Illinois lawmakers ponder proposal to legalize marijuana

The poll's results put support for legal weed up five percent from 2016, when 56 percent supported it, a 21 percent from 2011 - it had a mere 40 percent support back then. Almost three-quarters of respondents, or 71 percent, said they oppose federal crackdowns on marijuana sales and use in these states, including 76 percent of Democrats, 72 percent of independents and 63 percent of Republicans, according to survey results.

Author: 0 'Mother Of All Bombs' casualty count rises to 94

The exact death toll is unclear, with one Afghan official quoting the number as 92, and another claiming 90 people were killed. A statement released Friday through ISIS' media wing, Amaq News Agency, said none of the terror group's fighters were killed or injured.

Global News Pakistan's ex-army chief allowed to lead Saudi-led alliance
Author: 0 Pakistan's ex-army chief allowed to lead Saudi-led alliance

Three government officials said a flight took Raheel Sharif to Saudi Arabia on Friday. Opposition parties have been criticising the government over the controversial appointment, claiming that the alliance is formed against Shia-majority Iran and will harm Pakistan's relations with its neighbour.

Global News Congress left the grip on Latur
Author: 0 Congress left the grip on Latur

Voting for 201 seats in the Latur , Chandrapur and Parbhani Municipal Corporations was held on Wednesday (19 April). In the 65-member Parbhani municipal corporation, the battle was mainly between the incumbent NCP and Shiv Sena. "We will work harder and continue to work for every citizen with our mantra of good governance to serve the last man", he tweeted. Chandrapur is the home district of the senior BJP leader and Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar.

Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz Won't Seek Re-Election, Utah Governor Run Rumors Persist

Jason Chaffetz also worked as both the campaign managers and chief of staff for former Utah Governor John Huntsman from 2003 to 2005, according to the House of Representatives website. Chaffetz announced Wednesday that he would not run for re-election next year for a sixth term in Congress. Approximately half of the voters in Chaffetz's 3rd congressional district, which spans from Salt Lake to southeastern Utah , are registered Republicans.

Global News SC questions Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards
Author: 0 SC questions Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards

The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the Union government over its decision to link PAN with Aadhaar card by asking if it is remedy for all ills. The ruling came after the government announced that the 12-digit card will be required for nearly 36 central schemes, including: free mid-day meals for school children, scholarships, various other schemes for backward castes and the differently-abled.

Author: 0 United Kingdom parliament votes on snap election in Brexit's shadow

She said the Conservatives would provide "strong and stable leadership" for Brexit and beyond, and promising to wage "a positive and optimistic campaign". Earlier Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the public "cannot trust" May as the two clashed over the snap election. The European Union's executive says that Brexit negotiations will start after the snap election in Britain that the prime minister is calling for in June.

Author: 0 North Korea rolls out missiles

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presided over a military show of strength in Pyongyang on Saturday, as tensions with the USA reached boiling point. North Korea showed two new kinds of ICBM enclosed in canister launchers mounted on the back of trucks, suggesting Pyongyang was working towards a "new concept" of ICBM, said Melissa Hanham, a senior research associate at the US-based Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

Author: 0 Krauthammer: With North Korea, We Do Have Cards to Play

A Security Council press statement has no binding power, but to issue them approval from all 15 members is required in principle. Tensions have escalated over North Korean moves to accelerate its arms programs, including developing an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the United States and announcing that a declared priority is to develop a hydrogen bomb.

Author: 0 Trump strategy on NKorea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Saturday marked the Day of the Sun in North Korea, a blue-riband date for the regime, and it was marked by a huge parade of troops and materiel through Pyongyang, with thousands of soldiers marching past Kim Jong-un through a square dedicated to his grandfather, Kim Il-sung - regarded as the founding father of the modern state.

Author: 0 US considers shooting down N.Korea missile tests

North Korean Vice Minister Han Song Ryol responded that if "the United States is planning a military attack against us, we will react with a nuclear pre-emptive strike by our own style and method". Analysts at 38 North, a research site run by the U.S. -Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, suggested that the test site appeared to be " primed and ready " for a another test.

Author: 0 Australian PM in India to push bilateral trade deal

They had decided in September 2014, when Turnbull's predecessor Tony Abbott visited India, to conclude the talks by 2015. Earlier, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, had congratulated India's Blind cricket team for their victorious journey in the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup.

Author: 0 IS seeking alliance with Al Qaeda, says Iraqi vice president

The U.S. Central Command in charge of oversees combat missions in region stated that fighters had requested airstrikes and "identified the target location as an ISIS fighting position". Troops have had the famous centuries-old al-Nuri Mosque leaning minaret in their sights since last month, as capturing it would mark a symbolic victory over the insurgents.

Author: 0 North Korean Nuclear Showdown

Pence - speaking to sailors and Marines gathered Wednesday on the USS Ronald Reagan at Yokosuka naval base - repeated the Trump administration's line that all options to end North Korea's nuclear program were on the table. Last week, Trump said he would not declare China a currency manipulator, pulling back from a campaign promise, as he looked for help from Beijing, which is the North's dominant trade partner.

Author: 0 Venezuela Opposition plans silent processions to protest against President Maduro's socialist govt

The company said the "illegal judicial seizure" would cause "irreparable damage" to GM, its suppliers, its 79 dealers and almost 2,700 employees of the plant. According to MUD, 223 people were injured on Thursday during protests. Of course, in this case, the valuable plant in question is not an illicit cash crop, but rather an automotive plant, General Motors Venezolana (GMV), which has been manufacturing vehicles in Venezuela since 1948.

Author: 0 Clashes in Caracas: thousands march in support of Capriles

A ban on holding office would stop Capriles from running for president again in elections now scheduled for late 2018. Saturday's protests extended a week of unrest sparked by last week's Supreme Court decision in which it assumed the role of the opposition-led congress.

Global News Same exhausted campaign, more Easter deaths. Minister must explain, says DA
Author: 0 Same exhausted campaign, more Easter deaths. Minister must explain, says DA

However, this year's fatalities are still significantly lower than the 333 fatalities recorded in 2015. Most crashes and fatalities happened in residential and remote areas from 11pm until 5am. "Cars and (light delivery vehicles) contributed 69% of all fatalities‚" Chikunga said. The country has more than 700,000 crashes a year on average, with three children dying every day in road accidents, according to the Road Traffic Management Corporation.

Global News Cash-strapped Venezuela a major funder of Trump inauguration
Author: 0 Cash-strapped Venezuela a major funder of Trump inauguration

Later yesterday in the opposition hotbed of San Cristobal near the Colombia border, university student Paola Ramirez died after being shot by men pursuing her and her boyfriend, according to relatives and witnesses. Although she doesn't expect change overnight, she said protesting is the only option she has after what she says are abuses committed by the government.

Global News PM Modi to honour bureaucrats on Civil Services Day
Author: 0 PM Modi to honour bureaucrats on Civil Services Day

The Prime Minister said the role of the government was very strong but things have changed since the last 15 years. Talking about "reform, perform and transform", Modi said that political will is needed for reform, but the "perform" part of this formulation must come from civil servants, while transformation is enabled by people's participation.

Global News George HW Bush still in hospital; George W Bush visits
Author: 0 George HW Bush still in hospital; George W Bush visits

They managed to keep it quiet that time. President Bush was joined in the hospital by his wife, Barbara, who also received treatment for bronchitis. "We appreciate the outpouring of love and support for our parents", Neil Bush said. on February 5, 2017. "No father has ever been more blessed, or prouder", Bush, 92, captioned the father-son picture. Big morale boost from a high level delegation.

Global News APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld
Author: 0 APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

Veterinarians haven't yet determined whether the calf's male or female. The as-yet-unnamed baby was born to 25-year-old Takara, the matriarch of the park's pod. Tilikum , which sired 14 calves over almost 25 years in Orlando, died of bacterial pneumonia in January. "It is incredible", said Julie Sigman , an Assistant Curator at SeaWorld San Antonio .

Global News Donald Trump: 'I Can't Answer' If Kim Jong Un Is Mentally Unstable
Author: 0 Donald Trump: 'I Can't Answer' If Kim Jong Un Is Mentally Unstable

The US and Pyongyang have ratcheted up their rhetoric, with the latter's state media warning that a pre-emptive strike by North Korea would result in Washington and Seoul being "completely destroyed in an instant". Mr Bennett said the North Koreans have a sense that they and the U.S. "are not really playing chess" because Mr Trump appears to only be thinking about the next move by considering a surgical strike as a real option.

Author: 0 Coptic Churches Bombed on Palm Sunday by ISIS

According to Morning Star, about 27 were killed during this incident, and about 78 were wounded. The strong support shown by the American head of nation to his Egyptian counterpart has significant dimensions, as the earlier is in need of a robust military power and regional powerhouse to bring balance of power in the Middle East; where Russian Federation is spreading its influence effectively since the rise of the Arab Spring.

Global News Mexican ex-governor extradition could take up to year
Author: 0 Mexican ex-governor extradition could take up to year

Duarte promptly disappeared and had been sought by Mexican authorities ever since. Garcia Harfuch said investigators "identified many homes, telephone numbers and vehicles related to people who supported Javier Duarte from Mexico City in the logistics of his stay and movement in Guatemala".

Global News Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market
Author: 0 Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

Are foreign homebuyers going to descend on Montreal now that they face additional taxes in Vancouver and Toronto? The tax would not target immigrants and a rebate would be available to people who subsequently get citizenship or permanent resident status, as well as foreign nationals working in Ontario and global students.

Global News 7 people arrested in pro-pot demonstration near Capitol
Author: 0 7 people arrested in pro-pot demonstration near Capitol

The state House also has a measure in committee, HB 195 , that would amend the grading of possession of a small amount of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a summary offense. And its acceptance has increasingly become a bipartisan issue. "I'm anxious about MA and the states' rights". Support has come from even the opposite side of the political spectrum, like longtime Trump ally Roger Stone.

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