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Global News Cafeteria duty awaits Gorsuch at Supreme Court
Author: 0 Cafeteria duty awaits Gorsuch at Supreme Court

All current justices, as well as Scalia's widow, Maureen, and eldest son, Eugene, were present for both ceremonies. "Together we are in a process of reviewing and renewing and also rebuilding our country", Trump said . "Americans aare blessed to have in Neil Gorsuch a man who will, likewise, be a devoted servant of the law", Trump said, after expressing his gratitude to Senators who pushed for Gorsuch's confirmation on Friday.

Author: 0 Protests in Ecuador over election results

Moreno's PAIS Alliance party made a clear vow to tackle the issue during the campaign. On election night, thousands of outraged Lasso supporters shouting "fraud" crashed through metal barricades to nearly reach the entrance of the electoral council's headquarters in Quito .

Global News Trump says China working on NKorea 'problem'
Author: 0 Trump says China working on NKorea 'problem'

The U.S. moves an huge warship to the waters off the peninsula in a display of military might. The South Korean defence ministry said it had detected a failed launch from Sinpo - where North Korea's biggest submarine base is located. US President Donald Trump has previously stated that if allies surrounding North Korea do not act to end North Korea's military program, the US will do it alone.

Author: 0 Malaysians return, Kim's body handed to North Korea

Malaysian national police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said three North Koreans wanted for questioning had finally been interviewed and allowed to leave on the same plane carrying Kim's body. North Korea had issued a travel ban after Malaysia held one of its citizens for questioning for a week. An Indonesian woman and Vietnamese woman have been charged.

Global News North Korean missile explodes on launch
Author: 0 North Korean missile explodes on launch

This matters because while North Korea regularly launches short-range missiles, it is also developing mid-range and long-range missiles meant to target USA troops in Asia and, eventually, the US mainland. Kim has pointed to nuclear weapons as the foundation of his national defense strategy and has openly sought a nuclear weapon that could strike the continental United States.

Author: 0 North Korea conducts 'failed' missile launch

Aside from improving the technology, North Korean missile and nuclear tests are seen by outside analysts partly as efforts to bolster the domestic image of leader Kim Jong Un and apply political pressure on Seoul and Washington. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hailed that test as the "greatest success" and said it brought the United States mainland within range of a mobile delivery system.

Global News Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea
Author: 0 Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in South Korea at the start of a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil along the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its growing nuclear and defense capabilities. Experts say if North Korea were to attack South Korea, it would likely target Seoul's defenses with chemical and biological weapons dropped from aircraft or delivered via missiles, artillery and grenades.

Global News Arvind Kejriwal Wants MCD Polls Deferred, Election Commission Turns Down Request
Author: 0 Arvind Kejriwal Wants MCD Polls Deferred, Election Commission Turns Down Request

The voters see Voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) slip for seven seconds, which would be an acknowledgement receipt for the party they voted for in the election. Though AAP won a landslide 67 out of the 70 seats in the Assembly elections in 2015, it was constrained to function in several ways as the three municipal bodies of Delhi were dominated by the BJP, which had swept the polls in 2012.

Global News Reward increased in manhunt for Wisconsin man
Author: 0 Reward increased in manhunt for Wisconsin man

More than 150 state and federal law enforcement officers have been searching for the 32-year-old Jakubowski since April 4, when they believe he took 18 firearms from a gun store in Janesville in southwestern Wisconsin. They are continuing to follow up on 100 of those leads. On Sunday, affiliates of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Sun Prairie reported a man similar in appearance to Jakubowski - acting suspicious and inquiring about events going on at the parish, according to a statement ...

Author: 0 Modi woos Hasina with defence loan, credit

Modi recalled the sacrifice of 1,661 Indian soldiers, who lost their lives in liberating Bangladesh, while lauding Dhaka for cooperating with Delhi in combating terrorism. Modi and Hasina also discussed the growing menace of militancy in the South Asian region. Her feeling for Bangladesh is as warm as my own. In a reference to Pakistan without naming it, he said there is a third type of mentality that keeps terrorism above humanity.

Author: 0 In Syria, At Least 112 Killed In Explosion As Evacuations Stall

The death toll in the suicide vehicle bomb attack on the buses carrying Syrians evacuated from the two besieged government-held towns has risen to at least 112, a monitoring group said on Sunday. Once they are out, both towns will be completely emptied of their population, and the rebels will take over, after besieging the towns for years. As part of the deal, several hundred people including armed rebels will be transported out of Madaya and Zabadani, towns near Damascus, which are surrounded ...

Global News Russian Federation ties worsened under Donald Trump, says Vladimir Putin
Author: 0 Russian Federation ties worsened under Donald Trump, says Vladimir Putin

Tillerson's meeting with Putin comes after an icy reception upon arriving in Moscow and a closed-door meeting with Lavrov. The Russian government called for an independent UN investigation into the chemical weapon attack, but on Wednesday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution condemning it and specifically calling on the Syrian government to cooperate with a UN investigation mission.

Author: 0 India still to receive copy of Jadhav judgment

On the other hand, Indian government is leaving no stone unturned in their effort to rescue Jadhav. On reports of Jadhav carrying a fake identity or original Indian passport, Baglay said, "We can not ascertain anything since we did not have any consular access".

Global News Trump reverses views on Russia, China
Author: 0 Trump reverses views on Russia, China

Worry about North Korean aggression has also led to a deterioration of ties between China and South Korea because China objects to the deployment of a U.S. "It is possible the North may wage greater provocations such as a nuclear test timed with various anniversaries including the Supreme People's Assembly", Hwang was quoted to have said.

Author: 0 ISIS Hostage-Taking Caught on Video; Mosul Deaths Go To Formal Investigation

The U.S. -led anti-Daesh coalition said in a report Saturday it has recorded 229 civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria since the beginning of its operations in 2014. During a February 6 strike against a group of fighters, the military assessed that three civilians were "unintentionally injured when they entered the target area after the munition was released".

Global News More than 100 killed in Syria bus blast
Author: 0 More than 100 killed in Syria bus blast

The British-based Observatory said the number was expected to rise. A Madaya resident, speaking from the bus garage inside Aleppo , said people had been waiting there since late on Friday, and were not being allowed to leave. The explosion hit an evacuation point south of Aleppo city, where buses have been parked for more than 30 hours as a much-criticised population transfer deal stalled.

Global News Oxford win Boat Race for fourth time in five years
Author: 0 Oxford win Boat Race for fourth time in five years

Cambridge has won the 72women's boat race, setting a new time record, while Oxford fought to maintain a narrow lead in the 163men's. The Oxford crew could not have had a worse start, unbalancing and appearing to dip their oars far too deep into the rushing tide, tipping alarmingly to one side as they did so.

Global News Venezuela's Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments

Protests also erupted in several other cities, including unrest-prone San Cristobal in the west, where masked gunmen reportedly set off explosions, causing demonstrators to flee. "It's been two years since I've been out on the streets", said Richard Morton, a 43-year-old electrical engineer who said shortages make it tough to import medical equipment, as he prepared to march under Caracas' hot sun.

Author: 0 Syria: 100 killed as bomb hits buses with evacuees

The deal involving the evacuees targeted on Saturday has been beset by delays, and the 5,000 Fuaa and Kafraya residents had waited in Rashidin for more than a day without moving before the bomb went off, an AFP correspondent said. Only yards away, hundreds of evacuees from pro-rebel areas loitered in a walled-off parking lot, guarded by government troops. Those killed in Saturday's attack included civilians and pro-regime fighters who had left their homes in the Idlib province towns of Fua ...

Author: 0 Russian Federation presses for Syria chemical attack investigation

Kenneth Ward, the USA ambassador to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, used a hastily convened meeting of the organization's executive council to launch a withering verbal attack on Assad and his allies in Moscow . In this image released by the US Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea on April 7, 2017.

Author: 0 Here's the evidence that Jesus Christ lived and died

How did the celebration of Easter begin to take its universal stand? In due time, the light of the resurrection will scatter the darkness of pain and fill my heart with the light of hope and new life. Even we have some phrases that can be used for sending the Easter SMS on the WhatsApp for your friends to convey your wishes on the occasion. The Biblical book titled "The Acts of the Apostles" tells of a Jewish follower of Jesus named Peter, who came to recognize that the resurrection ...

Author: 0 U.S. releases footage of 'mother of all bombs' being dropped

Forces Afghanistan, the bomb was dropped at 7:32 p.m. local time (02:58 GMT) Thursday on a tunnel complex in Achin district of Nangarhar province. An initial assessment said 36 militants had been killed. The area in remote Achin district, close to the Pakistani border, is considered one of the main redoubts of a militant group estimated to number from 600 to 800 fighters.

Global News Thousands expected to be evacuated in Syria after blast
Author: 0 Thousands expected to be evacuated in Syria after blast

Syrian rescue workers the Civil Defence said that they had carted away at least 100 bodies from the site of the blast, which hit buses carrying Shi'ite residents as they waited to cross from rebel into government territory in an evacuation deal between warring sides.

Author: 0 Hotel fraternity not to move SC over liquor ban

The Supreme Court, which in December previous year banned liquor shops within 500 metres on either side of national and state highways, on Friday also banned hotels and restaurants along the highways from serving liquor. He said that it is a state subject and the government will consult with the states and evolve some solution to the problem by remaining within the framework of the Supreme Court order.

Author: 0 New dossier prepared on Jadhav's subversive activities

To a question, Nafees Zakariya said the United Nations and the USA have expressed their desire to play a role for resolution of all disputes between the two countries including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir. The Ministry of External Affairs issued a statement saying that the Indian government conveyed to Pakistan its decision to appeal against the court order and are also studying the Pakistan Army Act.

Author: 0 US Vice President Pence arrives in Seoul

Pence is visiting South Korea beginning Sunday, part of an Asia-Pacific trip that comes amid indications that North Korea is potentially preparing its sixth nuclear test in a decade or a significant missile launch. He said, North Korea may already have the capability to shoot missiles loaded with sarin as warhead against Japan, CTV news reported Thursday. The vice president is on trip to South Korea, the first stop on his Asia visit.

Author: 0 Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms

A handout picture released by Turkish Presidential Press Service on April 14, 2017 shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivering a speech in Konya during a meeting prior to the constitutional referendum. Fighting also resumed in 2015 between security forces and Kurdish rebels in the southeast of the country. "Turkey is at a junction". "God willing, this nation will celebrate tomorrow evening", he said in the first of the rallies.

Global News Blue Jay fans hope for a miracle to end losing streak
Author: 0 Blue Jay fans hope for a miracle to end losing streak

The Orioles countered with Alec Asher , a little used starter who had one of his finest professional performances against the Blue Jays . Unfortunately Welington Castillo 's ground ball hit Osuna's leg, and he reached on the play. Baltimore is 7-4 in their last 11 road games and 7-3 in their last 10 division games while the under is 4-1 in Bundy's last 5 starts overall. All players wore No.

Author: 0 India exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

Most of these fishermen belong to coastal Gujarat and were expected to released at the end of the now-postponed bilateral talks on Maritime Security between the two countries from April 17 to 20. Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale on Friday asked Pakistan to provide a copy of the chargesheet filed and the judgment given against Jadhav while strongly raising this issue.

Global News Rubio says US can't defeat ISIS until Syria's Assad is removed
Author: 0 Rubio says US can't defeat ISIS until Syria's Assad is removed

Tillerson said at the time that "steps are underway" to form an global coalition that would seek to remove al-Assad through some kind of negotiated settlement. "They're two sides of the same coin". So I think it was a clear demonstration of his leadership, but also a clear demonstration of how well the team of people that he has put in place are able to work together to arrive at an answer that is clearly the right one.

Author: 0 Assad calls Syria chemical attack a 'fabrication,' dismisses evidence

He added that the Syrian army had given up all its chemical weapons and that Syrian military power was not affected by the USA strike. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said a chemical-weapons attack in Syria that provoked US missile strikes on the Middle Eastern country may have been orchestrated.

Author: 0 North Korea missile test: Latest launch 'blew up nearly immediately'

North Korea on Sunday failed in a missile launch from its eastern coast, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said , but it wasn't immediately clear what kind of missile was sacked. It's one of the biggest days on the North Korean calendar, and there was another missile test around the same time past year. The US nuclear-powered USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group is also heading to the region.

Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: India Postpones Maritime Talks, Pakistan Compiles New Dossier

While India has postponed talks between the coast guards, Pakistan is apparently compiling a new dossier for the global community on the Indian national accused of being a RAW spy. A delegation led by Pakistan's Maritime Security Agency (MSA) was to visit New Delhi April 16-19 to discuss issues related to fishermen and search and rescue operations.

Author: 0 Arkansas execution plans are blocked by judge

A US judge in Little Rock has yet to make a separate ruling on plans by Arkansas to hold an unprecedented series of seven executions in 11 days this month. A federal judge on April 6 blocked the execution of Jason McGehee. " As a public opponent of capital punishment, Judge Griffen should have recused himself from this case ", Ms Rutledge's spokesman Judd Deere said.

Global News Syrian people do not want Assad in power: United States envoy to UN
Author: 0 Syrian people do not want Assad in power: United States envoy to UN

But I will tell you I am in support of going against Russian Federation when we need to. If a procedural vote is requested, the US will need to garner nine votes in favor from the 15 council members to proceed with the meeting. But Foreign Policy reported that Haley had lost a test of wills during the closed-door discussions, when she had demanded a larger cut and threatened to withhold US support for extending the mission.

Author: 0 Pope prays for peace, decries 'vile' Syria attack in Easter address

In an " Urbi et Orbi " ("To the City and the World") speech with an audience of thousands, Francis called for the support of those working to bring peace to Syrians, who are "so greatly suffering from a war that continues to sow horror and death", he said at the Vatican on Sunday.

Global News Russia-US relations put to test
Author: 0 Russia-US relations put to test

We're a very, very strong country. Wayne White, former deputy director of the State Department's Middle East intelligence office, told Xinhua that the idea of Washington and Moscow reaching a consensus is highly unlikely. Trump, who had long opposed military intervention in Syria, ordered the military attack on a Syrian airbase in Homs province on Friday. But Tillerson repeated the administration's new belief that "the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end".