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Global News US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes Russia
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Talking about the risk of a military confrontation between Russian Federation and the US, Lavrov said that he was absolutely confident that Putin and Trump will not allow an armed conflict to happen. While around a decade ago, Moscow " heeded " the calls of its partners and put the deliveries on hold, the Russian foreign minister said it now has " no such moral obligation ".

Global News US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks
Author: 0 US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks

Theft of American intellectual property and technology has been a key irritant in the dispute with Beijing, which prompted President Donald Trump to announce steep tariffs on tens of billions of dollars' worth of Chinese goods, on top of last month's punitive duties on steel that were primarily targeted at China as well.

Global News Alfie Evans' parents lose Supreme Court appeal over toddler's life-support treatment
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Alfie suffers from an undiagnosed degenerative neurological condition and the hospital believes that it would be "unkind" and "futile" to continue treatment. Alfie's father, Thomas Evans, met with Francis before the pope's general audience and asked him to make a public appeal about the value of life. They lost a first round of cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights.

Global News Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Another Felony
Author: 0 Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Another Felony

Hawley's office has said that its investigation into The Mission Continues began after the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported in February that it had it had obtained a copy of an email indicating that Taylor had shared the charity donor list in January 2015 with Michael Hafner, who had been working for Greitens' gubernatorial exploratory committee, and Danny Laub, Greitens' first campaign manager.

Global News Former Minister Yashwant Sinha formally quits BJP
Author: 0 Former Minister Yashwant Sinha formally quits BJP

Leaders from the Congress and other opposition parties had joined the event. Mr Sinha also heaped praise on RJD leader and former deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav saying Mr Yadav is now a matured leader and future of Bihar. Speaking at the programme, Sinha accused the government of not allowing the budget session in Parliament to run. Sinha even dared the BJP to sack him but that never happened though many party leaders had been wishing he would quit on his own.

Global News Barbara Bush Is Laid To Rest In Texas
Author: 0 Barbara Bush Is Laid To Rest In Texas

As the service ended, Bush's grandsons bore her casket out of the church, with George W. Bush pushing his father in a wheelchair directly behind it. Bush, and her honesty. However, it's not uncommon for sitting presidents to skip the funerals of former first ladies. She died on Tuesday , with her husband by her side, at their home in Houston .

Global News Fearless Girl to find new Wall Street home near NYSE
Author: 0 Fearless Girl to find new Wall Street home near NYSE

The 250lb bronze sculpture, which symbolises the power of female business leaders, will be moved to a new home opposite the NY stock exchange. Pedestrians walk past a snow covered " Fearless Girl " sculpture during a late season nor'easter in New York, March 21, 2018.

Global News Trump fires back on Twitter over Democrats' lawsuit
Author: 0 Trump fires back on Twitter over Democrats' lawsuit

He called it an "act of unprecedented treachery". The lawsuit offers a detailed narrative of the DNC hacks, along with episodes in which key Trump aides are alleged to have been told Russian Federation had damaging information about Clinton.

Global News SA high schoolers participate in nationwide walkout for gun violence
Author: 0 SA high schoolers participate in nationwide walkout for gun violence

The gunmen later killed themselves. Students conducted a similar walkout on March 14 following the deaths of 17 students at the Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla . Walkouts did not occur at Sandwich High School as students were not in attendance due to a school institute day, according to Sandwich District 430 Supt.

Global News Record Store Day special vinyl LPs includes Bowie, Prince and Taylor Swift
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In the past, the store only has released about 50 to 60 exclusive records. Even as big-box stores like Best Buy are about to cease sales of CD's come July 1, and streaming-music services like Spotify continue gaining subscribers, lifelong music collectors still enjoy the thrill of hunting down a sought-after album, as well as purchasing a physical copy of a more recent release.

Global News Hamas rocket engineer assassinated in Malaysia
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The Palestinian representative in Malaysia , Anwar al-Agha, told AFP that Batsh, who was married and a father of three, was a lecturer in electrical engineering who had lived in Malaysia for the past 10 years. Malaysian police say they are investigating all angles, including terrorism. That his extended family in Palestine came out with a statement alleging Mossad were behind the "assassination" made the claims gather even more steam.

Global News Israeli soldiers killed 4 Palestinians, injured 729 in Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli soldiers killed 4 Palestinians, injured 729 in Gaza

The Israeli military, on the other hand, claimed that Hamas, which is considered a terrorist group by the United States and the United Kingdom, was behind the violent demonstrations. Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said while touring the Israeli side of the border on Friday: "The thing that the other side must understand is that there is a determined and skilled army here".

Global News Who Was Walter Leroy Moody? Alabama Executes 83-Year-Old Serial Bomber
Author: 0 Who Was Walter Leroy Moody? Alabama Executes 83-Year-Old Serial Bomber

The octogenarian had been convicted in 1991 on federal murder charges - and then again in 1996 on state charges - for the fatal bombing of a US Circuit Court judge in 1989. Investigators noticed the similarity between Moody's bombs, built at least 19 years apart. However, his lawyer and he haven't appealed to halt the execution.

Global News Giuliani joins Trump legal team to 'negotiate end' to Mueller probe
Author: 0 Giuliani joins Trump legal team to 'negotiate end' to Mueller probe

Sekulow additionally announced the hiring of Jane Serene Raskin and Marty Raskin-both former federal prosecutors-to join the president's legal team. "He chose not to memorialize conversations with President Obama, Attorney General Lynch, Secretary Clinton, Andrew McCabe or others, but he immediately began to memorialize conversations with President Trump", they noted.

Global News North and South Korea set up hotline ahead of summit
Author: 0 North and South Korea set up hotline ahead of summit

This could mean he now has "the confidence to accept credible security guarantees that come with building a 'permanent peace regime, ' assuming Trump offers them", John Delury, an associate professor of worldwide relations at Yonsei University in Seoul , wrote Wednesday on the Monkey Page Blog hosted by The Washington Post.

Global News Iraq Coordinated With Syrian Government on anti-IS Air Strikes
Author: 0 Iraq Coordinated With Syrian Government on anti-IS Air Strikes

The prime minister is seeking another term after taking office in September 2014, almost four months after the Iraqi army collapsed in the face of an ISIS assault, leaving the extremist group in control of almost a third of Iraq. He also said that F-16 jets were used to deliver the strikes. The pre-emptive attacks came ahead of a U.S. plan to withdraw from Syrian areas east of the Euphrates River.

Global News Shooting at Florida school as students stage walkout
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The student was transported to the hospital and a 19-year-old suspect was taken - without a struggle - into custody, The Marion County Sheriff's Office reported. "Most of us can't even vote yet, but we're working extremely hard to make sure that no one has to suffer the way that people have". In Washington, several hundred students from area high schools rallied outside the White House and then marched on Congress to demand action on gun control.

Global News Andhra special status: Naidu begins day-long hunger strike on 68th birthday
Author: 0 Andhra special status: Naidu begins day-long hunger strike on 68th birthday

S. Chowdary submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Modi on the directions of Naidu. "The centre is going ahead with oppressive policy but they are not thinking to recognise our sentiments and resolve our problems", he had said. "Bheda: Thirdly, when the Centre is colluding with a tainted party YSR Congress party and doing injustice to Andhra Pradesh, we openly opposed it".

Global News Australia will sail in South China Sea, says Turnbull
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Australian Defence Dept confirmed about three ships but declined to comment on "operational details related to transiting South China Sea". As the three vessels traversed the hotly contested waters on their way to Vietnam, they were confronted by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) navy, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Friday.

Global News Democratic chief seeks to make pot authorized below federal regulation
Author: 0 Democratic chief seeks to make pot authorized below federal regulation

To drive home that point, Schumer also agreed to sign a bong . This means that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) defines marijuana as a drug "with no now accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse". Warren has urged President Trump to reinstate an Obama-era policy discouraging federal prosecutors from targeting individuals in the marijuana trade in states that have legalized the drug.

Global News Arizona Teachers Vote to Walk Out
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Grijalva said the potential action is because of Gov. Doug Ducey and the current state legislature's unwillingness to fund public education. Still others think it's time for the strike. Arizona elementary school teachers rank last in the nation for pay, and its high school teachers rank 49 of the 50 states, according to a study released a year ago by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University.

Global News Gov. Greitens asks court to issue restraining order against AG Hawley
Author: 0 Gov. Greitens asks court to issue restraining order against AG Hawley

He turned over the evidence to the St. Louis prosecutor to consider criminal charges , which he said could be a felony. Meanwhile, a petition is being circulated among House members that would call the chamber into a special session, for the objective of considering any actions that could be recommended by the committee investigating Greitens.

Global News Armenian Demonstrators Wrestle With Police as Anti-PM Protests Enter 8th Day
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Multiple photos and videos show trucks and other vehicles placed across streets at several locations, as well as protesters on foot trying to block traffic. In the evening, about 100 opposition activists blocked a highway leading to Yerevan's global airport Zvartnots. But the number of demonstrators dwindled on Wednesday, compared with Tuesday's rally of some 40,000 - the largest Armenia has seen in years.

Global News Rod Rosenstein reportedly told Trump he's not Mueller's target
Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein reportedly told Trump he's not Mueller's target

The president has repeatedly threatened both publicly and privately to fire Rosenstein, as he has also done with both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and special counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible ties to Trump associates.

Global News Syrian army starts shelling IS positions south of Damascus
Author: 0 Syrian army starts shelling IS positions south of Damascus

The suspected poison gas attack creates a conundrum for Western powers, who are determined to punish Assad for using chemical weapons but have no strategy for the sort of sustained intervention that might damage him. The observatory said there were also talks under way between Russian Federation and rebels over the fate of an enclave in central Syria around the town of Rastan.

Global News Legislation to protect Mueller 'not necessary,' McConnell says
Author: 0 Legislation to protect Mueller 'not necessary,' McConnell says

Sen. Cory Booker , D-N.J., left, remained hopeful Wednesday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would bring to the Senate floor legislation created to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired. The bipartisan measure, co-sponsored by U.S. Sens. "The president has made it clear as recently as I think three weeks ago - he has no intention of firing Mr Mueller, and he shouldn't", Stewart said.

Global News King renames Swaziland to Kingdom of eSwatini
Author: 0 King renames Swaziland to Kingdom of eSwatini

The new name means "land of the Swazis " in the local Swati language. King Mswati III declared the name change during independence day celebrations at a packed sports stadium in the second city of Manzini . Nyasaland became Malawi on achieving independence in 1964. As the BBC reports, the king has actually referred to his dominion as eSwatini several times before, including during remarks made to the United Nations last fall.

Global News Takeda in negotiation to buy out Shire
Author: 0 Takeda in negotiation to buy out Shire

British Botox maker Allergan PLC also said it was considering an offer for Shire before deciding otherwise. B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management bought 3,633 shares as the company's stock rose 9.39% while stock markets declined.

Author: 0 Seven parties, 64 RS MPs launch move to impeach Chief Justice Misra

However, reports said that opposition parties like Trinamool Congress (TMC), DMK , Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) did not support the impeachment motion . Impeachment motion has also isolated the party in the Opposition spectrum. The impeachment move is an attempt to pressure the judiciary and send out the message that "either you do what we say and if you dare not do as we command then we will impeach you", Lekhi said.

Global News World War II Bomb Disposal Forces Evacuation of Berlin Central Train Station
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Evacuation subject to the order of 10 thousand local residents, number of hospitals, including the charité clinic and the Bundeswehr, the Ministry, including the economy and the headquarters of the German intelligence service. Thousands of bombs still lie beneath German cities and often require temporary evacuations when discovered. DW reporter Rebecca Ritters was at the scene in Berlin and said the discovery of unexploded bombs was not uncommon in Germany with more than 2,000 tonnes of ...

Global News Gunman shoots, kills 2 deputies in Trenton, Florida restaurant
Author: 0 Gunman shoots, kills 2 deputies in Trenton, Florida restaurant

According to the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office said , Highnote walked up to the window of a Florida restaurant where they were eating and shot them. "Both our heroes had simply sat down to eat while on duty - There was no crime in progress, no disturbance", GCSO's post states. Gov. Rick Scott in a statement said he and his wife "are heartbroken by the loss of the two law enforcement officers in Trenton".

Global News Wildfires Blaze Across Texas Panhandle And Oklahoma
Author: 0 Wildfires Blaze Across Texas Panhandle And Oklahoma

The fires come just one year and one month after the historically worst fires to sweep across the state, responsible for the death of seven people, thousands of livestock and wildlife, numerous outbuildings and some homes as well as consuming 1.4 million acres of grassland in the Northwest Oklahoma Complex Fires of March 2017.

Global News United States senators allowed to bring babies into chamber
Author: 0 United States senators allowed to bring babies into chamber

Sen. Orrin Hatch , the father of six, grandfather of 14 and great-grandfather of 23, said he had "no problem" with such a rules change, but he hoped the parents of newborns would use "discretion" in bringing them. Senate Rules Committee Chairperson Roy Blunt said being a parent was a difficult job and Senate rules shouldn't make it any harder. "Now, obviously it would interfere with our ability to get our work done if we had lots of toddlers crawling around".

Global News Comey: I could 'be a witness' against McCabe
Author: 0 Comey: I could 'be a witness' against McCabe

There is a law that criminalizes lying to a federal official, but that may not apply to the McCabe case because lack of candor and lying are different. The deputy told him the answer was 2,000. "I have a strong impression he conveyed to me, 'It wasn't me, boss, '" Comey told the inspector general. At the time, Devlin Barrett - then a reporter at the Wall Street Journal - was preparing a story on the bureau's handling of that case and another investigation into the Clinton family foundation.

Global News Southwest pilot praised for calmly landing plane after engine exploded
Author: 0 Southwest pilot praised for calmly landing plane after engine exploded

Shults was recorded calmly reporting the plane's engine failure to the air traffic controllers. The calm conversation happened as the plane was plummeting toward its emergency landing in Philly. National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt briefs reporters at National Airport in in Arlington, Va., Tuesday, April 17, 2018, on the Southwest Airlines plane incident in Philadelphia.

Global News Raul Castro Leaves Cuba's Presidency
Author: 0 Raul Castro Leaves Cuba's Presidency

It would mark the first time in almost six decades that someone from outside the Castro family will hold the island's highest government office. Diaz-Canel gained prominence in central Villa Clara province as the top Communist Party official, a post equivalent to governor.

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