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Global News Secret missile defence test by United States military fails
Author: 0 Secret missile defence test by United States military fails

Last year, North Korea enjoyed its most successful test to date, debuting the Hwasong-15 rocket which flew more than 10 times the altitude of the International Space Station. According to Raytheon , the SM-3 Block IIA missile is being developed in cooperation with Japan . The United States employs the Aegis system on warships throughout the Pacific as a part of a three-fold missile defense infrastructure meant to intervene after an offensive launch from an aggressive state like North ...

Global News Larry Nassar victims' father attacks in court
Author: 0 Larry Nassar victims' father attacks in court

His two daughters and wife were sobbing as Margraves was taken out of court. Randall Margraves said he was a "distraught father" and cursed at Nassar , he then asked for some time alone with Nassar as part of the sentencing. Having also called him a "son of a b****", he was told off for his language in court . "Would you do that?" he asked the judge . After the hearing resumed, Judge Cunningham spoke out.

Global News Three jawans killed in Jammu and Kashmir avalanche
Author: 0 Three jawans killed in Jammu and Kashmir avalanche

Sources said the post of 21 Rajput Regiment was struck by the avalanche around 4.30 pm, in Sonapindi Gali area, one of the infiltration-prone pockets along the Line of Control (LoC). One soldier was found dead beneath moulds of snow by the rescuers whereas two others succumbed while being taken to the Army's 92-Base Hospital in Srinagar's Badami Bagh Cantonment area.

Global News Operation Olive Branch: 7 Turkish soldiers martyred
Author: 0 Operation Olive Branch: 7 Turkish soldiers martyred

In retaliation, Turkish war planes carried out air strikes on the area from where the attack was carried out, destroying shelters and munitions dumps, it added. A deputy of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) slammed Friday his colleagues from the German Left Party (Die Linke) over their intention to question Turkey's decision to launch an operation in Syria against the PKK terror group, its affiliates Democratic Unity Party (PYD) and its armed wing People's Protection Units (YPG).

Global News Stormy Daniels denies affair with Trump before 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' appearance
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels denies affair with Trump before 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' appearance

Coincidence? Stormy took to Instagram to post a sexy selfie of herself lying in bed on the same day her statement was released with a caption that read, "Relaxing before the big night". Both Clifford and President Trump have denied the allegations. Daniels replied " you're so smart, Jimmy ". Trump's lawyer reportedly paid the porn star $130,000 ahead of the 2016 presidential election to stay quiet about the alleged affair.

Global News Pilot killed after Syrian rebels down Russian warplane
Author: 0 Pilot killed after Syrian rebels down Russian warplane

Syrian opposition fighters said Saturday they had shot down a Russian warplane and captured its pilots in a opposition stronghold in Idlib province. The Russian statement said the area was controlled by Jabhat al-Nusra militants. The U.N. says more than 270,000 people have been displaced in Idlib because of the government onslaught since December 15. The northern provinces of Aleppo and Idlib were pounded by aerial bombardment as Bashar al-Assad's forces continue their Russian-backed ...

Author: 0 Korean defector hailed as hero escaped starvation, brutality on crutches

The Washington Post reports that Trump will meet with eight North Koreans who escaped the country and defected to South Korea and the usa, a move likely to spark condemnations by Kim Jong Un's government. "North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear missiles could very soon threaten our homeland", he stated . USA officials said the State Department's Diplomatic Security Service was helping South Korean authorities with security, a role it has undertaken at every Olympics since the 1976 ...

Author: 0 Trump calls Japanese, South Korean leaders

The North Korean athletes, who have been also been handed quota places, will join 12 ice hockey players who arrived in South Korea last month. "Given that an evacuation of so many citizens would be virtually impossible under a rain of North Korean artillery and missiles (potentially laced with biochemical weapons), these Americans would most likely have to hunker down until the war was over".

Global News Trump Asked Deputy AG If He Was 'On My Team'
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Sen. Orrin Hatch, one of the top-ranking Republicans in the Senate, told reporters on Friday that, essentially, he would look the other way if Trump fired Rosenstein because he became too "controversial", according to CNN reporter Shimon Prokupecz.

Global News President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day
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Corriere is reporting that one police line of inquiry is that it could be a revenge attack for the death of Pamela Mastropietro. Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. The suspect was identified as a 28-year-old Italian with no previous record. Police have not offered a motive for the shootings. The Nigerian suspect in that case was denied asylum by Italian authorities but somehow managed to remain in the country.

Global News Hawaii Missile Alert Sender Was '100% Sure' They Were Being Bombed
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A former Hawaii state worker who sent a false missile alert last month said on Friday he was devastated about causing panic but had been "100% sure" at the time that the attack was real. Waves of panic were sent on January 13 after an employee of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency transmitted a false alert about an incoming ballistic missile across millions of mobile phones.

Global News Pentagon reveals new nuclear weapons strategy, reversing Obama-era policy
Author: 0 Pentagon reveals new nuclear weapons strategy, reversing Obama-era policy

The US State Department said it had briefed Russian and Chinese officials on the review. The recommendations in the review, if implemented, will result in a safer world. In his own statement, Trump said the updated strategy develops capabilities so that use of a nuclear weapon is less likely. The NPR, which was overseen by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis , stated that the United States would only consider the use of nuclear weapons in extreme circumstances to defend the vital interests of ...

Global News Black History Month Opening Ceremony Inspires, Challenges
Author: 0 Black History Month Opening Ceremony Inspires, Challenges

I am writing this letter with the hope that you will not only celebrate Black History Month this February, but also read the history and many accomplishments of Blacks right here in the Madison and Greater Madison community. Gallipolis City School District has plans to honor Black History Month by remembering and learning about Robert Mitchell. "I feel like really just here in America we focus on the slavery period and then where black people have gone since then, but I look at it as ...

Global News USA touts vision for free and prosperous Americas
Author: 0 USA touts vision for free and prosperous Americas

He heads Thursday evening to Mexico , and then on to Argentina, Peru, Colombia and Jamaica. Mexico's foreign relations secretary said Friday that it might come as a surprise but his country's relationship with the United States today is " more fluid" and "closer" than it was with previous US administrations.

Global News Syria developing new types of chemical weapons
Author: 0 Syria developing new types of chemical weapons

That led the US and other nations to accuse Moscow of covering for chemical use by Assad's forces. "We also continue to be concerned that the Syrian regime maintains chemical stockpiles for use in these weapons and refuses to disclose these stockpiles or its chemical weapons program in violation of the CWC [Chemical Weapons Convention] and its global obligations", it added.

Global News Two students injured in shooting at United States middle school
Author: 0 Two students injured in shooting at United States middle school

A 12-year-old girl, reported to be a student at the school, is thought to have carried out the attack which happened inside a classroom, according to the Los Angeles . The campus was locked down but later most classes continued, although parents were permitted to take their children home early if they wished. "Not safe, very insecure", Anzueto said of the school.

Global News Turkey overturns decision to release incarcerated Amnesty chairman
Author: 0 Turkey overturns decision to release incarcerated Amnesty chairman

The court ruled for Kilic's release on Wednesday on condition that he regularly report to a police station. After the German threat, Turkey's foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, said that while the government could not influence the judicial process he had urged the courts to accelerate the process.

Global News Jalibert, Palis make debuts in France team against Ireland
Author: 0 Jalibert, Palis make debuts in France team against Ireland

Teen flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert and fullback Geoffrey Palis will make their test debuts in France's Six Nations opener against Ireland on Saturday. Full-back Stuart Hogg returns to the Scotland side and Ali Price gets the nod at scrum-half as they eye another win against Wales after beating them for the first time in 10 attempts a year ago.

Global News Dad who lunged at Nassar says he's 'no hero'
Author: 0 Dad who lunged at Nassar says he's 'no hero'

The judge said she couldn't do that. He was last week sentenced to up to 175 years in prison, and is already serving 60 years in prison after being separately found to be in possession of child abuse images. People could be heard crying in the courtroom as Margraves was restrained, and later escorted out in handcuffs. She told him: "I am here to move on and leave you in my past".

Global News Court suspends ban imposed over Odinga 'inauguration'
Author: 0 Court suspends ban imposed over Odinga 'inauguration'

In a statement, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said grievances must be resolved through legal mechanisms and added: "We commend the restraint shown by security forces and urge them to continue to refrain from any unnecessary or excessive use of force".

Author: 0 As Olympics approach, Trump tries to pressure North Korea

But neither Pyongyang nor Washington has indicated any willingness to compromise. Guterres said the unity of the council in unanimously agreeing to slap sanctions "has created the conditions" for addressing the North Korean nuclear threat "through diplomatic engagement".

Global News Pence touts tax cuts, attacks Manchin in West Virginia appearance
Author: 0 Pence touts tax cuts, attacks Manchin in West Virginia appearance

He's also met with Trump on immigration. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Pence delivered a high-energy speech that began by touting the relationship between President Donald Trump's administration and the people of West Virginia. At one point, Pence praised Senator Capito for her approval of the tax reform plan while criticizing Senator Joe Manchin . Against the backdrop of his re-election fight, Manchin stood and applauded, unlike other Democrats during Trump's State of the Union on ...

Global News United Nations reviews 206 companies 'linked' to Israeli settlements
Author: 0 United Nations reviews 206 companies 'linked' to Israeli settlements

In particular, Haley has put focus on the Human Rights Council for its anti-Israel bias and a membership that includes countries such as Venezuela, Cuba and Saudi Arabia. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has made cracking down on the UN's anti-Israel bias a top priority since taking her position previous year. The majority of these companies are domiciled in Israel or the settlements (143), with the second largest group located in the United States (22).

Global News Israeli lawmakers blast Poland's 'Holocaust denial' law
Author: 0 Israeli lawmakers blast Poland's 'Holocaust denial' law

The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 57-23, less than a week after the bill passed through the lower house of Polish parliament. "It appears that what the Polish government was trying to do was to try to cleanse the image that Poland was in some way complicit with the Nazis and in the concentration camps that existed on Polish soil occupied by Germany during World War Two", said Russell Stone, a professor emeritus at the American University's Center for Israel Studies.

Global News U.S. restricts arms shipments to South Sudan
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Chairman of the independent Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), Festus Mogae, condemned South Sudan's leaders for signing a cease-fire agreement one day and allowing its "violation with impunity" the next. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) repors in its second biweekly bulletin of this year that the influx of South Sudanese refugees continues with an estimated 3,000 refugees newly arrived in Sudan in the first half of January 2018-34 per cent less ...

Global News Saudi Arabia seizes over $100 bil. in crackdown
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia seizes over $100 bil. in crackdown

Saudi Arabian Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al-Mojeb said on Tuesday that 56 corruption suspects were still in custody out of 381 people detained on graft charges. MBC said the investigation found Mr Al Ibrahim completely innocent of wrongdoing, while Prince Alwaleed has insisted he is innocent, although Saudi officials said both men agreed to settlements after admitting unspecified "violations".

Global News FBI Reviewing Second Trump-Russia Dossier
Author: 0 FBI Reviewing Second Trump-Russia Dossier

It was handed to them by Steele - who had been given it by an American contact - after the FBI requested the former MI6 agent provide any documents or evidence that could be useful in its investigation, according to multiple sources. Shearer is a Clinton political operative. The Guardian reported Tuesday that this other dossier, authored by former journalist Cody Shearer , "independently set out numerous same allegations made" in a separate report by former British spy Christopher Steele .

Global News Kasganj violence: Prime accused in Chandan Gupta murder arrested
Author: 0 Kasganj violence: Prime accused in Chandan Gupta murder arrested

The first Tiranga Yatra led by VHP vice-president of Braj region, Sunil Parashar, began its journey in Agra on Wednesday but was terminated nearly as soon as it began from Shaheed Smarak. "In Amanpur, some anti-social elements tried to foment trouble by damaging a dome-like structure on the boundary wall of an Eidgah". Why could situation not be controlled within time? Inspector general (Aligarh) Sanjeev Gupta said that Salim, who was hiding in Kasganj since the incident, has admitted ...

Global News Trump asking for 72 percent cut to clean energy research
Author: 0 Trump asking for 72 percent cut to clean energy research

Clean energy supporters may take some solace in the fact that the current Congress appears incapable of coming to a long-term budget deal and seems Wednesday to the process of shutting down the government every few weeks over budget issues, which is what saved the programs from last fiscal year's planned cuts - but that's a thin thread on which to hang hopes of keeping clean energy research budgets in tact.

Global News House Dem says Russian Federation memo doesn't vindicate President Trump
Author: 0 House Dem says Russian Federation memo doesn't vindicate President Trump

The four-page memo, prepared by Republicans on the House intelligence committee , reportedly outlines FISA surveillance abuses by the FBI and Justice Department in connection with the Trump-Russia investigation. Schiff's accusation was the latest twist in the saga over the memo, which has become one of the more hotly contested sideshows to the special counsel investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 campaign.

Global News South Korea says still pushing forward on other projects with North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea says still pushing forward on other projects with North Korea

The U.N. has set quotas for North Korean oil imports. 'Tonight, we pledge to honor Otto's memory with American resolve'. "If we believe that Kim is undeterrable without such a strike, how can we also believe that a strike will deter him from responding in kind?" Trump prefaced his acknowledgement of Warmbier with the diplomatic threat North Korea poses to the United States.

Global News New Jersey governor putting state back in environmental pact
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Christie's background as a prosecutor is valuable - so long as he draws on it - because he knows key players such as Mueller, former FBI director James B. "It would nearly be malpractice not to request and not to receive a sit down the president of the United States given how many issues end at his desk and how many things he has knowledge of".

Global News Trump wanting Mueller fired is not a slam-dunk obstruction case
Author: 0 Trump wanting Mueller fired is not a slam-dunk obstruction case

Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit could provide leverage to Trump's lawyers as they seek more favorable terms for a voluntary interview by the president . He then told Comey to "let this go", referring to the investigation of Michael Flynn, who had resigned the previous day as Trump's national security adviser.

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