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Global News Erdogan rejects Russia's call to hand Afrin to Syrian government
Author: 0 Erdogan rejects Russia's call to hand Afrin to Syrian government

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed those behind the killings of civilians in the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta would pay a "heavy price", after an alleged chemical assault killed dozens. troops from Syria, a position that was seen as at odds with that of many other Washington officials. "We still believe that this is achievable and this is doable", he said, urging "concrete steps" from the American side on an issue that was "really straining relations".

Global News 112-Year-Old Japanese Man Shares His Secrets To A Long Life
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A 112-year-old Japanese man, Masazo Nonaka, was recognised as the world's oldest man by the Guinness World Records on April 10. The supercentenarian whose family has run a hot springs inn for four generations was certified on Tuesday as the world's oldest living man at age 112 years and 259 days.

Global News Man charged in attempted robbery
Author: 0 Man charged in attempted robbery

The Oak Ridge Police Department arrested three people at Staples on Monday, April 9, 2018, in connection with an alleged robbery at an Oak Ridge residence. Charges will not be filed in that case, according to Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. "Officers fired at the suspect", the news release said. The officers searched the vehicle and found a shell casing and a semi-automatic handgun.

Global News China trade war fears escalate with more threats
Author: 0 China trade war fears escalate with more threats

President Donald Trump and China's government have escalated their trade dispute. China charges total duties of 25 percent on most imported cars - a 10 percent customs tariff plus a 15 percent auto tax. The president commented ahead of several appearances by top members of his economic team, who defended the USA threats to impose tariffs on Chinese imports and framed the moves as part of a longer-term strategy for growth.

Global News KL Rahul smashes fastest IPL fifty ever, guides Kings XI Punjab home
Author: 0 KL Rahul smashes fastest IPL fifty ever, guides Kings XI Punjab home

Then it was Mohammed Shami who was to face Rahul wrath. Amit Mishra was brought in to slow things down but Rahul was so charged up that he went after Mishra and thrashed him. Gambhir is the captain of Delhi Daredevils . In the DD innings, Rishabh Pant appeared to be striking the ball well; he struck 4 boundaries and a six, and had raced to 28 off 12 balls, before he was dismissed attempting an ugly hoick.

Global News Sen. Rand Paul opposes confirming Trump's secretary of state and CIA nominees
Author: 0 Sen. Rand Paul opposes confirming Trump's secretary of state and CIA nominees

Mr Trump officially fired Mr Tillerson via Twitter, naming CIA Director Mike Pompeo as his replacement. We cannot streamline these relations by claiming that they are limited to trade deals and military contracts.There is an eternal struggle among the world's powers regarding who attracts the US government to its side and its cause; and we suffered a lot with the Obama administration when it stopped selling us weapons and ammunition when we were in the middle of a serious war.What about Qatar, ...

Global News Woman decapitates boyfriend, then asks cops to 'let me get my heads'
Author: 0 Woman decapitates boyfriend, then asks cops to 'let me get my heads'

Pending further deliberations, those charges may now be upgraded to first degree murder. She reportedly started to lash out at the police before she was arrested. The mental status exam ordered by the court will conclude whether Mills is fit to stand trial for White's death. Because she wouldn't leave on her own or by ambulance, the documents say, Conner detained her to take her back to the Mercer County Sheriff's Department.

Global News United States deficit, debt to balloon under Trump tax cuts: Congressional Budget Office
Author: 0 United States deficit, debt to balloon under Trump tax cuts: Congressional Budget Office

The CBO's last forecast in September expected the 2018 budget deficit to be $563 billion; the update includes the new tax plan and the $1.3 trillion spending bill passed in March. It warned that it would have "serious negative consequences" for the US. When the CBO issued projections in June, it expected the federal budget deficit would widen from 2.8% of gross domestic product in the 2018 fiscal year to 5.2% of GDP in 2027.

Global News Republican senator calls EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a 'chucklehead' for diva behavior
Author: 0 Republican senator calls EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a 'chucklehead' for diva behavior

However, a nationwide search of state and federal court records by The Associated Press found no case in which somebody has been arrested or charged with threatening Pruitt, the wire service reported Friday. Having built a reputation in Oklahoma - where was attorney general - as a fervent defender of fossil-fuel industries, Pruitt has attacked his new mission with zeal, winning rave reviews from conservative groups but fierce censure from liberals and environmentalists.

Global News Phil Mickelson Whiffed On A Shot
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson Whiffed On A Shot

Still, there were also reminders of his brilliance. He sandwich that with birdies at 13 and 17, although a three-putt bogey at the last was a reminder of the inconsistencies that need to be eliminated from his play before he can challenge for a 15th Major title.

Global News Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix for Ferrari
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix for Ferrari

However, it eventually became clear that Ferrari was trying to keep Vettel out till the end of the race, which prompted Mercedes to urge their drivers to try and put more pressure on the German. The mechanic was taken to hospital to treat a broken leg soon after. Bottas came close to overhauling the future victor, but not close enough. Only a big thank-you.

Global News Trump to punish China on trade as USA companies fear backlash
Author: 0 Trump to punish China on trade as USA companies fear backlash

Trump complained as recently as Monday about China's 25% tariff on foreign cars, pointing out that it's far higher than the 2.5% tariff the United States charges for imported cars. The U.S. Treasury Department is working on plans to restrict Chinese technology investments in the U.S. And there is talk that the U.S. could also put limits on visas for Chinese who want to visit or study in this country.

Global News At least 17 killed as school bus plunges off Indian mountain road
Author: 0 At least 17 killed as school bus plunges off Indian mountain road

The bodies of 27 people have been recovered, including two staff members, a bus driver and another woman. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet: "I am deeply anguished by the loss of lives". It took us 20 minutes to get down to the bus. Lives are frequently lost in India's remote, mountainous northern reaches, where narrow hairpin turns cut paths into the steep Himalayan foothills.

Global News China eyes Vanuatu military base in plan with global ramifications
Author: 0 China eyes Vanuatu military base in plan with global ramifications

However officials in Vanuatu angrily rejected they had spoken to Chinese officials about the facility, which was first reported in the Sydney Morning Herald . Recent diplomatic rows have broken out between Australia and China over Beijing's aid programs in the Pacific. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop visited Vanuatu with Prince Charles on Saturday in a diplomatic tour that it's understood was aimed at demonstrating the merits of the Commonwealth's commitment to a free and open ...

Global News A few flurries this morning with scattered light rain this afternoon
Author: 0 A few flurries this morning with scattered light rain this afternoon

After a morning start around 60° under mainly fair skies, look for cloud cover to increase through the day. Wind gusts will reach 45-60 miles per hour this afternoon . Sunday will also be mild, but an approaching cold front will bring the chance for some showers and thunderstorms later Sunday into Monday . There's just enough sunshine and warmer temperatures to give a little taste of spring fever in Billings.

Global News Trump on firing Mueller: 'We'll see what happens'
Author: 0 Trump on firing Mueller: 'We'll see what happens'

President Trump expressed his displeasure about the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on the home and office of his personal attorney Michael Cohen . Earlier today, Hannity offered similar criticisms of Mueller on his radio show, saying there's " no limit at all " to the special counsel investigation.

Global News US, Israel discussed Syria attack ahead of airstrike
Author: 0 US, Israel discussed Syria attack ahead of airstrike

American officials say Israel informed the United States of its plans to strike a Syrian airbase days after a chemical weapon attack left dozens of civilians dead in a rebel-held city east of Damascus. Syrian government forces were on high alert and taking precautionary measures Tuesday at military positions across the country amid fears of a USA strike in the aftermath of the attack near Damascus.

Global News Trump says will meet N. Korea's Kim in May or early June
Author: 0 Trump says will meet N. Korea's Kim in May or early June

Talks have been taking place between the United States and North Korean officials in anticipation of a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Chung Eui-yong, the director of the South Korean National Security Council, advised Kim Jong Un to stop smoking during a conversation.

Global News Syria actions demand worldwide response
Author: 0 Syria actions demand worldwide response

Security Council is expected to convene Monday in NY for an emergency session on Syria. The president described the attack near Damascus last Saturday as "horrible" and said he will decide how to respond to the incident "tonight or very shortly thereafter".

Global News Iran blames Israel for Syria air strike
Author: 0 Iran blames Israel for Syria air strike

President Donald Trump previously issued a final warning that the United States would walk away from the nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions by May 12 if new restrictions are not placed on Iran's nuclear and missile programmes. Republican Senator Bob Corker said "significant progress" had been made on bipartisan congressional legislation to "address the flaws in the agreement without violating US commitments".

Global News German media: Knife attack on Berlin half-marathon foiled
Author: 0 German media: Knife attack on Berlin half-marathon foiled

All four men have been linked to Tunisian Islamic extremist Anis Amri , who ploughed a truck into Berlin's popular festive shopping bazaar after being denied asylum. Police had put the men, aged 18 to 21, under surveillance and chose to use their powers of preventive arrest rather than risk an attack, Die Welt reported.

Global News Facebook to verify identities for political ads
Author: 0 Facebook to verify identities for political ads

The company is also facing an investigation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Anyone who manages a Facebook page with a substantial number of followers will also need to be verified. Today's updates are created to prevent future abuse in elections - and to help ensure you have the information that you need to assess political and issue ads, as well as content on Pages.

Global News US Sanctions on Russian Federation
Author: 0 US Sanctions on Russian Federation

A new round of United States sanctions targeting oligarchs and businesses is " aimed at the Russian people ", Russia's U.S. embassy said Friday. In March, the USA imposed sanctions against five Russian entities and 19 individuals for cyber attacks and attempted interference in the 2016 us presidential election.

Global News Ex-South Korean President , Park Guen-Hye jailed for 24 years
Author: 0 Ex-South Korean President , Park Guen-Hye jailed for 24 years

She didn't attend yesterday's verdict, citing a sickness that wasn't specified publicly. North Korea on Saturday called disgraced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye a "traitor" responsible for "extra-large disgusting corruption", in its first reaction to the sentencing of Park to 24 years in prison on corruption charges.

Global News Condition of Sergei Skripal 'improving rapidly'
Author: 0 Condition of Sergei Skripal 'improving rapidly'

He remains hospitalized in critical condition. Writing on Twitter , UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson welcomed the news of Skripal's improved condition and wished both patients a "quick return to full health". The BBC reported Skripal was conscious and speaking. Claiming neither Yulia nor her father Sergei believed they would be attacked, Viktoria said: "Until this situation is resolved, my opinion will remain with me".

Global News Hard nut Fiji crush Kenya's dream in Hong Kong Sevens final
Author: 0 Hard nut Fiji crush Kenya's dream in Hong Kong Sevens final

Despite tries from Kenya's Billy Odhiambo and Oscar Ouma in the second half, Fiji were uncatchable and cemented their reputation in Hong Kong as the team to beat. All four Hong Kong semifinalists will feature on the Gold Coast , with Olympic champion Fiji favoured to win its first Commonwealth gold medal. The world series will head to Singapore on April 28/29 after stopping by the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast next weekend.

Global News Manu Bhaker wins shooting gold, Heena Sidhu silver at 2018 Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Manu Bhaker wins shooting gold, Heena Sidhu silver at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Heena Sidhu has made a stunning comeback from 7th position to now being a medal contender for either bronze or silver. "The promising shooter Ravi Kumar has won the Bronze in the men's 10m Air Rifle event". IST: India have a real chance of clinching yet another medal in weightlifting with Punam Yadav competing in the Women's 69kg Final. In other events, India's female racewalker, Khushbir Kaur couldn't win a medal in the women's 20 km racewalking event but has secured fourth place.

Global News TBI: Father confesses to killing 5-year-old boy with autism
Author: 0 TBI: Father confesses to killing 5-year-old boy with autism

According to jail records, Joseph Daniels was booked into Dickson County Jail at 6:24 a.m. Saturday. Despite the fact that the kid's dad is the main individual who has been arrested for the situation up until this point, Dickson County Sheriff Jeff Bledsoe said the examination is progressing and "nothing is off the table".

Global News BJP's outreach to Dalits worst possible tokenism: Congress
Author: 0 BJP's outreach to Dalits worst possible tokenism: Congress

He also accused the Narendra Modi government of discriminating against the Congress-ruled Karnataka. In 2019, we will remove the BJP from the Centre. According to the AICC General secretary, 'Congress president Rahul Gandhi has directed to organise a nationwide fast to protect and promote communal harmony between different sections of society across the country on April 9 in all states and district headquarters'.

Global News Warmer temperatures and active weather in the area
Author: 0 Warmer temperatures and active weather in the area

Clouds will grow back in tonight as we'll likely deal with a few light spotty showers after midnight. Some Monday morning sunshine will give way to clouds in the afternoon with temperatures rising to the mid-40s. At least most of us hope it's the final chance of the season. Upper 70s grace the area for a second day on Thursday with some clouds mixed in with sunshine.

Global News Trump predicts a deal will be done with China
Author: 0 Trump predicts a deal will be done with China

The Trump administration also maintained a confident posture as the President declared "When you're already $500 Billion DOWN, you can't lose!" on Twitter referencing the trade deficit the United States now has with China . "And those tariffs will be imposed, and then investment restrictions will be imposed", he said. China retaliated by unveiling planned levies on $50 billion worth of major USA exports including soybeans, cars and small aircraft.

Global News Palestinian journalist shot and killed in Gaza
Author: 0 Palestinian journalist shot and killed in Gaza

The International Criminal Court at The Hague may prosecute Israel over the deaths of Arab rioters who clashed with IDF forces on the Gaza-Israel frontier over the past week and a half, a top ICC official warned Sunday. Israel is trying to say that Hamas is the organizer of the march but, according to the Washington Post, the demonstrations have drawn Palestinians from various factions.

Global News Police ID officer involved in shooting on Tucson's west side
Author: 0 Police ID officer involved in shooting on Tucson's west side

Police said the man pointed a gun at one of the uniformed officers, so officers fired at him, Bosques said. Police officers were given a description of the suspect. The warrant was issued for the man because he had removed an ankle monitor he was required to wear for a previous conviction, according to Bosques.

Global News Unemployment rate in Medicine Hat drops in March: Statistics Canada
Author: 0 Unemployment rate in Medicine Hat drops in March: Statistics Canada

Government data showed that orders for long-lasting factory goods - including industrial machinery, metals and autos - surged in February. Temperatures returned to normal in March, with some snowstorms. Average hourly pay ticked up, climbing 2.7 percent compared with a year earlier. The lowest rate once again belongs to Camrose-Drumheller, which saw a decrease to 3.9 per cent.

Global News BJP celebrates 38th Foundation day with 3 lakh Karyakartas
Author: 0 BJP celebrates 38th Foundation day with 3 lakh Karyakartas

Krishnmamoorthi was named co-chair of the New Economy Task Force for the Democratic Party along with his Congressional colleagues Susan DelBene, Debbie Dingell, and Darren Soto in September 2017. Lashing out at the government for not allowing the opposition voice to be heard in Parliament, the TMC on Friday accused the Modi dispensation of instigating the AIADMK to disrupt proceedings.

Global News Man abducted by Lashkar-e-Taiba militants found beheaded in Kashmir
Author: 0 Man abducted by Lashkar-e-Taiba militants found beheaded in Kashmir

The terrorists kidnapped the youngster and his father named, Manzoor Ahmed Bhat and Abdul Gaffar Bhat. "On completion of required formalities, the body was handed over to the family for performing last rites", a police spokesman said. Former chief minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah criticised the silence of spearatist leaders over the incident. No separatist group has called for protests or a shutdown on Saturday.

Global News Trump Tower: Fire crews are tackling the blaze on the 50th floor
Author: 0 Trump Tower: Fire crews are tackling the blaze on the 50th floor

Trump says it was "Very confined (well built building)". The President's son also expressed his gratitude in a tweet , noting that the fire was located in a residential apartment in Trump Tower. Social media posts showed smoke coming from the building and what appeared to be much of a part of the 50th floor in flames, with debris falling off the side.

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