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Author: 0 States now allowed to defund Planned Parenthood

The bill reverses a rule the Obama administration issued late previous year to protect funding for Planned Parenthood. Some-like Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the anti-abortion group Susan B. Republicans argue that cutting Obama's rule lets states decide how they want to distribute Title X funding. "And that's exactly what we do and we do it better than anyone", said Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Author: 0 Shakespeare left fuming by penalty decision

Griezmann, who finished third in the Ballon d'Or voting previous year, has carried Atletico at times this season and it was his break that set up the penalty that he then converted past Kasper Schmeichel . Leicester stayed tightly locked on defense even after conceding the goal, making sure it headed back to England with a chance. While Morgan's status remains unknown for this match, it appears all but certain he will sit out to give himself any chance of helping Leicester City reach the ...

Author: 0 Iran: Hardliner Ahmadinejad to run for presidency again

The decision to enroll was highly unexpected after Supreme leader Khamenei advised the former President not to run for election, something which Ahmadinejad agreed to himself a year ago. President Hassan Rouhani, a moderate, is expected to seek re-election. Iran's interior ministry, which administers elections in the country, opened the registration for the candidates on Tuesday, and since about 150 people have come forward, including several women.

Global News Stockholm Attacker Was 'Rejected Asylum Seeker': British Citizen Among Dead
Author: 0 Stockholm Attacker Was 'Rejected Asylum Seeker': British Citizen Among Dead

The suspect for the truck attack in Stockholm that killed four people on Friday is a rejected asylum-seeker from Uzbekistan who had been running from authorities for more than a month, police said Sunday. Police said they were investigating the second suspect for a "terrorist crime [by committing] murder". The Briton killed in the attack has been named as Chris Bevington, 41, with his family saying they are devastated by his "untimely and tragic death".

Author: 0 N. Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

The official said the missile blew up so quickly there is limited data. Then came the tanks, rockets and missiles, including what appeared to be several types of never-before-seen long-range missiles. Analysts had already predicted that a major new missile launch could be imminent, after US President Donald Trump vowed to "properly deal with North Korea ", if the Chinese was unable to rein in its ally.

Global News Syria strike signals a change for Trump
Author: 0 Syria strike signals a change for Trump

Other world leaders who have typically held Trump at arm's length came out in support for the Syrian action, including French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Author: 0 US, Russia relations couldn't get anymore confusing

Russian Federation is also denying any involvement in USA election hacking. A hospital room in Khan Shaykhun, a rebel-held town in the northwestern Syrian Idlib province, following last week's toxic gas attack. we have to do something". REX TILLERSON: We do think it's important that Assad's departure is done in an orderly way, an orderly way, so that certain interests and constituencies that he represents feel that they have been represented at the negotiating table for a political solution.

Author: 0 This Is 'A Low Point' In US-Russian Relations

Trump has been signaling a more aggressive and antagonistic approach to Syria and Russia, Assad's primary backer, since the chemical attack - moving away from his campaign promises to forge better ties with Moscow and to avoid USA military interventions in the Middle East.

Global News Assange taunts Ecuador opponent after election
Author: 0 Assange taunts Ecuador opponent after election

A Lasso defeat would likely come as a relief for Julian Assange. The opposition candidate in Ecuador's presidential election, Guillermo Lasso , filed on Monday a case alleging electoral fraud with the Organization of American States (OAS).

Global News Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria
Author: 0 Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria

Thousands, including members of opposition parties and civil organisations, are expected to march from Church Square in Pretoria to the Union Buildings. EFF leader, Julius Malema said that they salute South Africa for being courageous after successful marches. The latest was former public administration minister Ngoako Ramathlodi, who was following in the footsteps of a former energy minister, an ex-transport minister and a former deputy finance minister.

Global News Message received? What North Korea didn't do
Author: 0 Message received? What North Korea didn't do

North Korean soldiers also rolled out what appeared to be another large rocket covered by a canister. According to diplomats, North Korean officials have described the U.S. It seems that Pyongyang got the message; the regime even provided a public response to the increased pressure, calling the United States "reckless" and Donald Trump " vicious ".

Author: 0 N. Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

Operational submarine-launched devices could give the North the ability to strike without warning from a vessel somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Han dismissed the suggestion Trump made a year ago during his presidential campaign that he was willing to meet Kim Jong Un, possibly over hamburgers.

Author: 0 North Korea prepared to respond to any nuclear attack by US

Image from a live footage of a parade to mark the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung, showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R). "The most probable scenario from the U.S. perspective right now is for the USA to possibly impose further sanctions on North Korea and, more than anything, have China do most of the ground work", said Crowther, adding that the United States president had very little to say publicly on the escalating situation.

Author: 0 Russia, Iran, Syria Issue Warning Against Another Syria Strike

Russian Federation vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on Wednesday that demanded that the Syrian government cooperate with an inquiry into the suspected sarin gas attack that killed dozens of people. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Moscow earlier this week. Russian Federation and Iran are strong allies of Assad's government and have backed the president during Syria's six-year civil war.

Author: 0 United States ambassador: Regime change in Syria is a priority for Trump administration

Her comments, made during an interview with CNN on Saturday (8 April), signal a turnaround from the earlier stance of the U.S. that driving out Isis was a bigger priority in Syria than Assad's ouster. "The entire administration was in agreement that this was something that had to be done", Nikki Haley , the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said on NBC's "Meet the Press".

Author: 0 Nikki Haley: We Don't See Peace in Syria With Assad

Moscow has sought to deflect blame from its long-time ally al-Assad over the incident and says Syrian jets struck a rebel arms depot where "toxic substances" were being put inside bombs. Johnson said Tillerson will be able to give a "clear and coordinated message to the Russians". In Damascus, dozens of Syrian students gathered outside the offices of the United Nations to protest the USA missile attack, chanting "Death to America" and "Death to Israel".

Global News North Korea Displays New ICBM, Other Missiles
Author: 0 North Korea Displays New ICBM, Other Missiles

A view of a military parade marking the 105th "Day of the Sun", the birth anniversary of the state's founder Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang , North Korea, in this still image taken from video released by North Korea's state-run television KRT on April 15, 2017.

Global News Army called in after Egypt church bombings
Author: 0 Army called in after Egypt church bombings

Hundreds of Egyptians attended the funerals to pay respect for the women's sacrifices, according to Ahram Arabic website. Rev. Danial Maher, of the Tanta church, lost his 23-year-old son, Beshoy, who was among six deacons killed in the attack.

Author: 0 North Korea celebrated its founder's birthday with an extravagant military display

North Korea staged an extravagant display of military strength at Saturday's parade amid concern that mounting tensions in the region could lead to a conflict with the US. Earlier, there were speculations that the Pyongyang regime could conduct a nuclear or missile test on the founder's day to further provoke the United States and its allies.

Author: 0 New Zealanders brace for 2nd major storm in just over a week

In the Coromandel, MetService says: "Heavy rain is expected to ease tonight". Weather authorities have said the country was potentially facing the worst storm since 1968, but residents of the nation's largest city Auckland, breathed a sigh of relief as the remnants of Cyclone Cook moved past them to the east.

Global News Nawaz, army chief say won't come under any pressure on Jadhav
Author: 0 Nawaz, army chief say won't come under any pressure on Jadhav

Jadhav an on-duty officer for the Indian Navy confessed to his crimes in a recorded video statement televised by the ISPR previous year following his arrest. Jadhav was given the death sentence by the Pakistani army during a court martial on March 10, which India has called "premeditated murder". We don't have the any consular access but what we are getting about Jadhav that he was carrying Indian passport.

Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch sworn into US Supreme Court

But when it comes to the selection of a Supreme Court justice who will attack the democratic rights of working people and uphold the privileges of corporations and billionaires, the Democrats roll over meekly, after a "struggle" that was purely for show.

Global News Flight compensation: Delta to offer almost £8000 to overbooked passengers
Author: 0 Flight compensation: Delta to offer almost £8000 to overbooked passengers

United Master Executive Council - the union that represents all of the airline's 12,500 pilots - released a public letter condemning what took place on on Flight 3411. Demetrio also mentioned United's apology to Dao. He said they had to "re-accommodate" Dao. Clearly, Delta doesn't want any issues like United had this past week.

Author: 0 Egypt's Easter celebrations cut after bombings

The emergency law grants the president special powers, which include: censoring and confiscating publications; monitoring and intercepting all forms of communication; closing any facility; and imposing restrictions on the freedom of movement for any citizen.

Author: 0 North Korea celebrates 'Day of the Sun' with defiant show of might

North Korea has celebrated the 105th anniversary of the birthday of Kim Il-sung, its founding president, with an enormous military parade - and an escalation of rhetoric. A South Korean defense official said the action took place in Sinpo, a port city in eastern North Korea . But it's very unlikely that North Korea has that technology at this stage.

Author: 0 French judges ask for Le Pen's parliamentary immunity to be lifted

Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, attends a political rally in Pageas, France April 13, 2017. Ms Le Pen shrugged off the latest developments saying "This is normal". "Undeniably he is in contradiction with the commitments he had made", Le Pen said.

Author: 0 Russian Federation relations may be at their worst, says Donald Trump

Lavrov blasted US claims that it has "irrefutable evidence" of election interference. The US military and intelligence community has intercepted communications featuring Syrian military and chemical experts talking about preparations for the sarin attack in Idlib last week, a senior US official tells CNN .

Author: 0 Coalition strike mistakenly kills 18 US-backed fighters in Syria

US and allied commanders are reviewing the incident and working toward implementing "appropriate safeguards to prevent similar incidents in the future". Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he expected the OPCW to conduct an extensive probe into the attack, and insisted the organization visit both Khan Sheikhoun and the air base struck by USA missiles.

Author: 0 19 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

Military spokesman Roshan Seneviratne said 100 soldiers were already digging through mounds of trash. Sri Lankan authorities on Saturday said that they had recovered ten bodies from the site of a collapsed garbage dump just outside the capital Colombo .

Global News Explosion Hits Bus Convoy of Syrian Evacuees
Author: 0 Explosion Hits Bus Convoy of Syrian Evacuees

The Observatory said more than 24 were killed and scores more wounded. The huge auto bomb on Saturday came as a much criticised population transfer deal stalled as the government and rebels bickered over who should be evacuated. "The people are restless and the situation is disastrous", said Ahmed Afandar, a resident evacuated from his the opposition area near Madaya. The government and rebels have brokered deals to move people from besieged areas, which Damascus claimed was the best way ...

Author: 0 Arnel Pineda meets Journey's Steve Perry for first time

Also paying tribute to the rapper was Alicia Keys, who led a piano medley of "Ambitionz Az A Ridah", "I Ain't Mad At Cha", and "Changes", as well as Treach (from Naughty by Nature), YG and T.I., who closed with a rendition of "Keep Ya Head Up".

Global News Rich Lowry: If Jared and Ivanka end up running the joint
Author: 0 Rich Lowry: If Jared and Ivanka end up running the joint

And while Bannon was initially lionized for architecting Trump's populist vision, inaugural address, and executive orders, Trump was reportedly irritated by the media attention lavished on his subordinate, including a Time magazine cover depicting Bannon as " The Great Manipulator ".

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions' prepared speech at the border referred to immigrants as 'filth'

Sessions went on to decry "international criminal organizations" that "turn cities and suburbs into war zones" and "rape and kill innocent civilians". Chen, director of government relations for the American Immigration Lawyers Association. "I'm an admirer of Steve Bannon and the Trump family, and they've been supportive of what we're doing", he said.

Author: 0 China urges correcting 'historical injustice' to allow Palestinian state

Wang made the comments at a news conference on Thursday with visiting Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki. Wang and Ayrault revealed at the press conference held after their meeting that they had discussed bilateral issues and major worldwide crises such as the situation on the Korean Peninsula and the civil war in Syria.

Author: 0 More than 600 register for presidential race

However, he named one of his main allies and former deputy Hamid Baghaei as a candidate. Ahmadinejad made the comments at a Wednesday news conference after stunning election officials by registering. The presidential elections would take place in May. More than 100 candidates have registered so far for the vote. "Ahmadinejad knows full well that his candidacy is an affront to Khamenei who had publicly barred him from running", said Mr Vaez.

Author: 0 Thousands demand President Trump release his tax returns at Denver protest

Marches were held in dozens of cities nationwide, including Portland, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., New York City and Chicago . They showed Trump paid $38 million in taxes on more than $150m in income. So Trump critics are prepared to make some noise. Actress Debra Messing , comedian Sarah Silverman and U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries were among the protesters.

Author: 0 WATCH 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Official Teaser out, character revealed

Since the subtitle for Star Wars: Episode 8, The Last Jedi , was revealed in January the parsing has been unrelenting. EA also promises 40-player maps and the long-awaited return of space battles that can contain up to 24 players. Since the title of the next Star Wars movie installment was released in February - Star Wars: The Last Jedi- the question whether the "Jedi" in the title is singular or plural fuelled quite a lot of fan theories about Luke Skywalker's future and Rey's backstory.

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