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Global News Abe, Pence united on North Korea stance
Author: 0 Abe, Pence united on North Korea stance

Pence, dressed in a green military jacket, said aboard the USS Ronald Reagan that President Donald Trump's administration would continue to "work diligently" with allies like Japan, China and other global powers to apply economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Turkish opposition protests in Istanbul against expanding Erdogan's powers

The decision led protesters in Istanbul to call for the resignation of board members while the main opposition party said it would take the decision to Turkey's top court. "Erdogan, who will discuss developments in Syria with Putin, will deliver the message that "the conflict in Syria can be resolved if Russian Federation adopts a constructive position and a political transition process can begin", the report said.

Global News 'Mother of all protests' in Venezuela
Author: 0 'Mother of all protests' in Venezuela

Military securities brutally repressed people walking, throwing thousands of tear bombs and pellets at them, while motorized gangs of government supporters opened fire on protesters, leaving several injured. Demonstrators in downtown Caracas were dispersed by police using tear gas during the largest in a wave of protests this month by opponents of President Nicolas Maduro.

Global News Georgia run-off sets new test for President Trump
Author: 0 Georgia run-off sets new test for President Trump

The next day, he tweeted again, touting Handel and framing the race as "Hollywood vs. Georgia", which was a jab at Ossoff's campaign donations from celebrities and out-of-state donors. Tom Price became the president's secretary of Health and Human Services earlier this year. Because there were 11 Republicans running in the primary, the GOP vote was deeply fractured.

Global News Egypt's cabinet approves three-month emergency
Author: 0 Egypt's cabinet approves three-month emergency

At least two police officers were killed in the line of duty while trying to stop the suicide bomber. Cairo- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi declared in a televised statement on Sunday evening a three-month state of emergency in the Arab country.

Author: 0 Taliban fighters attack Afghan base; dozens of casualties reported

However, one Afghan officer claimed the death toll could be as high as 150. The government of Pakistan and its people strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a military base in Balkh province in Afghanistan on Friday, which resulted in the loss of many precious human lives while also injuring several people, a press release issued from spokesperson office on Saturday said.

Author: 0 Ailes called her 'hot', Wallace hoped she would sit in his lap

He had plenty say on the world we live in now as well, and expressed surprise that sexual harassment is now a crime. The ousting of Bill O'Reilly at Fox News is about more than sexual harassment claims against the supercilious host of the O'Reilly Factor.

Global News World No 2 tennis player Serena Williams confirms her pregnancy
Author: 0 World No 2 tennis player Serena Williams confirms her pregnancy

Tennis superstar Serena Williams has been confirmed pregnant after sharing a picture of her baby bump on Snapchat yesterday. But the post was quickly taken down, lending to an air of mystery over its meaning. The last of those came in 1973 - the year after Court gave birth to a son. Last month, the world No 2 pulled out of Indian Wells and Miami, citing a knee injury.

Global News Turkish opposition party files to have referendum voided
Author: 0 Turkish opposition party files to have referendum voided

Global election monitors, including from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, noted a series of irregularities, and said the decision to accept as valid ballots without official stamps undermined safeguards against fraud and was contrary to Turkish law.

Author: 0 Kim's desire for peace deciding factor in US-North Korea relations

While China often considers the USA a greater threat to its interests, there are those in China, like Shen, who have determined that the North has ceased to be an asset, becoming a serious liability. It is because, for one thing, most people believed that as long as China remained firmly opposed to any escalation of North Korea's brinkmanship, Pyongyang's aggression would not amount to much.

Global News Reince Priebus tries to broker peace between Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner
Author: 0 Reince Priebus tries to broker peace between Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner

McMaster suggested that the removal of chief White House strategist Steve Bannon from the Principals Committee of the National Security Council (NSC) doesn't say much about Bannon's standing in the White House. "[Steve] recently vented to us about Jared being a "globalist" and a "cuck"..." White House sources told The Huffington Post that the president is considering replacing Priebus with Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn, who now serves as Trump's top economic adviser.

Author: 0 May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll

As the debate began, former chancellor George Osborne - who has recently been appointed editor of the London Evening Standard - announced he would not be standing for election on June 8. Under Britain's winner-takes-all electoral system, the party which wins a majority of the 650 seats in the Westminster parliament forms a government and the party leader is formally appointed prime minister by the queen.

Global News Pence reinforces United States ties with Australia
Author: 0 Pence reinforces United States ties with Australia

After taking office, Trump was infuriated upon learning that former President Barack Obama had agreed to a refugee resettlement deal with Australia. The two countries have been at odd with the issue of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) since President Trump dumped the free trade treaty signed by the previous US administration and 11 other Asia-Pacific nations including Australia .

Global News UK Labor Leader Comes Out Fighting ahead of Election
Author: 0 UK Labor Leader Comes Out Fighting ahead of Election

We're gaining support and we're gaining a huge amount of ground. "Because when we win it is the people, not the powerful, who win", he said. The party backed remaining in the European Union, but many of its legislators represent working-class areas of northern England that voted to leave.

Global News Iraq says Islamic State has lost most of the land it seized
Author: 0 Iraq says Islamic State has lost most of the land it seized

Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah, from the Joint Operations Command (JOC), said in a statement. Iraqi forces, backed by a US -led coalition, began a massive operation to retake Mosul in October 2016. Col. John Dorrian, a USA spokesman for the coalition, said the fight for western Mosul has been "difficult". "Though the fighting is going to be very hard...

Author: 0 United Kingdom lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

An increase in the Conservative Party's working majority in the House of Commons (currently 17 MPs) would give Mrs. Following a meeting of the Labour National Executive, attended by Scottish party leader Kezia Dugdale, Mr Corbyn said the Nationalists had wrecked their progressive credentials by refusing to implement a 50p tax rate.

Author: 0 Family of Robert Godwin reacts to Steve Stephens' death

Godwin's murder and Stephens' Facebook posts and live streams that followed triggered a nationwide manhunt. An alert McDonald's employee led Pennsylvania police to the suspect in a Cleveland slaying that was recorded and posted on Facebook.

Global News Kluber throws 3-hitter, Indians beat White Sox 3-0
Author: 0 Kluber throws 3-hitter, Indians beat White Sox 3-0

The Indians were not done bringing runners across the plate, as they scored two more runs in the top of the fourth inning. Team-mate Cole Hamels (1-0) gave up just one run in eight innings while striking out three batters to lower his ERA to 2.77 for the season.

Global News AIADMK forms committee to talk on merger
Author: 0 AIADMK forms committee to talk on merger

Meanwhile, reports emanating from the OPS camp said that they welcomed the decision to sack TTV and Sasikala from the AIADMK party. The family might remain in the party even after Dhinakaran has left, with Sasikala's husband and other nephews joining the party later, he added.

Author: 0 Trump's EPA to reconsider oil and gas emissions rule

About 1,000 East Chicago residents have been displaced since last summer due to lead contamination. Pruitt visited the complex and the adjacent residential neighborhood that make up what's known as the USS Lead Superfund site . "Employees want to hear from the administration to dispel it or confirm it, rather than be on pins and needles wondering if they're going to lose their job", Mikulka said.

Author: 0 Trump signs order for firms to 'Buy American, Hire American'

However, instead of taking direct actions for major changes and reforms, the document mainly launched a series of reviews and assessments focused on the controversial H-1B visa program and its lottery system. "Right now, widespread abuse in our immigration system is allowing American workers of all backgrounds to be replaced by workers brought in from other countries to fill the same job for, sometimes, less pay".

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump just can't make up his mind

Mr Trump's apparent shifts towards a more conventional foreign policy came amid infighting within his administration that has lately seen a decline in the influence of political operatives, mainly his chief strategist, Steve Bannon. Secretary Tillerson also struck a similar tone following a two-hour meeting with President Putin. So, if he concludes over the coming months that the other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have simply been telling him what he wanted to hear rather than, ...

Author: 0 2 dead, over 400 arrested in Venezuelan protests

The huge demonstration included thousands of government opponents who assembled and marched from 26 separate spots around the capital to the Libertador district. Seven people have died at protests in Venezuela this month, with dozens more injured and at least 30 arrests. Slideshow: Mother of all marches in Venezuela pic.twitter .com/mShqfTrjBp- Reuters Venezuela (@ReutersVzla) 19 avril 2017 Muere abaleada estudiante universitaria durante protestas antigubernamentales en ...

Global News Protests in Turkey After Referendum Criticism by Europe And Opposition
Author: 0 Protests in Turkey After Referendum Criticism by Europe And Opposition

She vowed that her party will "not recognise" the referendum result, arguing that the referendum process was fraudulent and the results were manipulated. The CHP yesterday called for the annulment of the referendum and said it would take its challenge to the European Court of Human Rights if necessary, after a last-minute decision by the electoral board to allow unstamped ballots.

Author: 0 Trump's threatened 'armada' still far from N. Korea

The U.S. military initially said in a statement dated April 10 that Admiral Harry Harris, the commander of Pacific Command, directed the Carl Vinson strike group "to sail north and report on station in the Western Pacific."Reuters and other news outlets reported on April 11 that the movement would take more than a week".

Author: 0 British PM May says June election result 'not certain' despite front-runner status

Ten of the 100 seats with the highest Remain vote last June are in the North of England, two of which are now held by the Liberal Democrats and seven by Labour. That is highly likely to happen on Wednesday. Blair, who won three general elections as the former leader of Labour Party, said in statement on Wednesday that May wanted to force the final European Union deal upon the people regardless of how good or bad it might be and that she would seek to suppress any opposition through ...

Global News 'Trust has eroded' between USA and Russian Federation
Author: 0 'Trust has eroded' between USA and Russian Federation

The meeting took place along with Lavrov and came after Lavrov issued Tillerson a warning against any further USA strikes on the Syrian regime. The Russian leader has previously met the American when he was head of United States oil giant ExxonMobil.

Author: 0 Canada's Government Has a Plan to Legalize Recreational Weed By Next Summer

The minimum age for recreational use of marijuana has been set at 18, but provinces can decide to set a higher minimum age , as some now do in the case of alcohol. It will be left to Canadian provinces to decide how the drug will be distributed and sold. But the legislation seems built on the assumption that most users will be supplied by commercial growers, who will be licensed and closely supervised by the federal government.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn welcomes snap General Election

The Labour Party reacted with shock to Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap general election scheduled for June 8 . The Labour Party led by Abbott's longtime ally Jeremy Corbyn is 17 points behind in the polls, but the MP said polls have been wrong before.

Global News No consensus in G7 on sanctions on Russia
Author: 0 No consensus in G7 on sanctions on Russia

Over the weekend, Alfano said that Europe's broad support for the USA military strikes had contributed to a "renewed harmony" between the United States and its partners as the G-7 foreign ministers prepared to meet for the first time since Donald Trump took office in January.

Author: 0 Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday

This afternoon, in honour of her Majesty, the King Troop Royal Horse Artillery fired 41 volleys in Hyde Park. There was also a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London an hour later. It was a more modest affair than the national festivities for her 90th birthday a year ago. From Churchill to Theresa May, the Queen has been an invaluable resource for a remarkable 13 prime ministers.

Author: 0 Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

Though this component of ties has traditionally lagged behind the others, Indonesia's inclusion in Trump's trade hit list of 16 countries with trade surpluses with the United States had raised the level of uncertainty. Australia has fought alongside the every major conflict since World War I. US President Donald Trump may have branded a deal the Obama administration struck with Australia to resettle up to 1,250 refugees in America as "dumb", but his vice president has now assured the ...

Author: 0 O'Reilly's bosses not commenting on reports that he's out

NEW YORK (AP) — With its biggest star departing in another blowup over sexual harassment, Fox News faces some big challenges. The New York Times reported April 1 that five women had been paid a total of $13 million to keep quiet about unpleasant encounters with O'Reilly, who has denied any wrongdoing.

Global News UN Security Council condemns North Korean missile launch
Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korean missile launch

It turns out that wasn't quite right. The comments came after Trump hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida. China keeps a contingency force of thousands of soldiers on the border. "And you know, you're talking about thousands of years. and many wars". That last remark showed a lack of understanding of regional history, not to mention the nationalist sensitivities in the region.

Author: 0 Democratic Korea is Ready to Repel US Attack

There are renewed concerns that North Korea may conduct its sixth nuclear test on Wednesday, the 85th anniversary of its military, and China said this week it was "gravely concerned". Turnbull brushed off questions as to whether Australia would join any potential military strikes on North Korea . The aircraft carrier will arrive "in a matter of days", Mr Pence said.

Author: 0 Lavrov speaks to Tillerson about Syria chemical attack

On April 7, the US launched dozens of cruise missiles at Shayrat air base in Syria in response to a chemical weapon attack in Idlib province three days earlier that killed almost 100 people, including 30 children. He referred to the U.S. cruise missile strike in Syria as an important example of the new administration's "forthright deeds" against the use of chemical weapons.

Global News US, China Working On North Korea Problem
Author: 0 US, China Working On North Korea Problem

The parade of the Korean People's Army has begun at the Kim Il Sung central square in the capital of North Korea, a TASS correspondent reported. Last year North Korea, which regularly fires off short-range rockets, launched a long-range missile and carried out two nuclear tests .

Author: 0 Venezuela Officials: 12 Dead Overnight Violence

On Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of people marched in 20 different locations in the capital, resulting in a rain of tear gas and rubber bullets from the National Guard. State Department issued a statement decrying violence against protesters. Organizers have called it 'the mother of all protests .' Demonstrators took over the streets of Caracas, Venezuela on Wednesday to complain that the country's president, Nicholas Maduro, has done nothing to ease the deteriorating economy and ...

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