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Global News Rumours rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag on
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South Korea's Foreign Ministry spokesman Cho June Hyuck said the country shared the USA stance that "the door for dialogue will open if North Korea sincerely moves towards denuclearisation". The rhetoric between North Korea and the United States has risen in recent weeks. But years of testing has allowed North Korea to inch closer to getting right the extremely demanding science of building and launching viable intercontinental nuclear weapons.

Global News New England Patriots defend crowd attendance at Trump visit
Author: 0 New England Patriots defend crowd attendance at Trump visit

The Patriots last won the U.S. football championship in 2015, earning a similar show of congratulations from then-president Barack Obama . Photos shot by Getty Images appear to show hundreds of additional spectators taking in Trump's congratulatory speech from the White House lawn, which provided the president with the ammunition he needed.

Global News French riot police clash with youths protesting election
Author: 0 French riot police clash with youths protesting election

Marine Le Pen speaks to the crowd in Nice, France, on April 27, 2017. Le Pen's promised economic protectionism against Macron's defense of free trade. Macron went into a gymnasium to meet with members of an association that helps with the integration of local youths into society through sports, assistance in setting-up businesses and finding them jobs.

Global News Expedia Inc (EXPE) Shares Sold by Regentatlantic Capital LLC
Author: 0 Expedia Inc (EXPE) Shares Sold by Regentatlantic Capital LLC

Evercore ISI reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $125.00 target price on shares of Expedia in a report on Friday, February 10th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $133.00 target price (up previously from $130.00) on shares of Expedia in a report on Thursday, February 16th.

Global News Eagles' options in the first round of the 2017 National Football League draft
Author: 0 Eagles' options in the first round of the 2017 National Football League draft

Marson Lattimore is the best corner back in this season's draft and the Bears only had eight interceptions this season. How many quarterbacks will go in the top half? Will the team be able to land both Myles Garrett and Mitch Trubisky , or will another team grab the North Carolina quarterback before Cleveland has a chance? This would be ideal for the 49ers, as well, who have been rumored to be seeking a trade out of the No 2 spot to secure more draft picks and aid their rebuild.

Global News House Republicans pass abortion bills
Author: 0 House Republicans pass abortion bills

Supporters have a different view. The second measure has undergone significant amendment in order to ensure passage through both chambers and the governor's approval. Colorado was the first U.S. state to do so " six years before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide. "It's about singling out abortion providers in an attempt to make abortion less accessible in the state and make it harder for abortion providers to provide this legal service", said Jen Aulwes, communications ...

Author: 0 Pentagon probes former Trump aide Flynn's foreign payments

News of the letter , which was released by House Oversight ranking member Elijah Cummings Thursday, comes as Chaffetz is asking the Pentagon to consider making Flynn forfeit hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up for payments from entities linked to the governments of Russian Federation and Turkey.

Global News Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest
Author: 0 Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest

The protest is in support of around 1,500 prisoners, mostly belonging to secular groups, including the PLO and Fatah, who have refused to eat any food since April 17. Qadura Fares, head of the Palestinian Prisoners Club, said that the issue of prisoners' rights had helped breach political divisions in Palestinian society.

Author: 0 Trump official: Military prepping as part of North Korea response

The work to set up the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, within this year has angered North Korea, China and Russian Federation, which see the system's powerful radars as a security threat. Its opposition to the deployment of THAAD is well-known. Graham then addressed the North Koreans directly: "In case North Korea's listening, none of us want to invade your country ..." Harris' testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee comes amid rising tensions between North ...

Global News Hong Kong arrests 2 disqualified lawmakers over oath fracas
Author: 0 Hong Kong arrests 2 disqualified lawmakers over oath fracas

No official announcements have been made, but by protocol Xi is expected to oversee the swearing-in of Carrie Lam on July 1, the 20th anniversary of the handover to China. Police did not immediately respond to a request for comment. 'We will continue to voice our discontent and our anger towards the Communist Party and the Hong Kong government, especially when they are stripping away our basic democratic rights, ' he told reporters.

Global News EU official says 2 years not enough
Author: 0 EU official says 2 years not enough

Businesses big and small are unsure how they will trade across the new EU-UK frontier and some three million EU expatriates in Britain and a million or so British expatriates are unsure of their residence rights. What about future ties on security? Mr Fillon said in a press conference: "The security problem concerns all European countries". Thatcher would go on to gain a substantial rebate - equivalent to two-thirds of Britain's net contribution in the previous year - after threatening to ...

Global News More Than Half of Americans Say Trump Performing to Their Expectations
Author: 0 More Than Half of Americans Say Trump Performing to Their Expectations

He performs better on his handling of China (49-40 percent), but receives lower ratings on North Korea (45-47 percent) and Iran (43-44 percent). Some argue that Mr. "Mr. Trump has talked of these shifts as the mark of a deal-maker, saying on Twitter once: "'Be flexible enough to adjust to changing circumstances.' - Think Big".

Author: 0 Wisconsin dairy farms face closure due to Canadian policies

NAFTA is a trade "disaster", Trump reiterated last week, returning to a theme that he pounded non-stop during the election campaign, namely that he will renegotiate a better deal for the US. Service sector CEOs surveyed by financial website BNN in its C-Suite poll of Canada's top executives recently cited Trump's plans for corporate and personal tax cuts, elimination of business regulations and Trump's pro-business stance as the most important reasons for optimism.

Author: 0 Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

Ergo, Coulter will not speak at Berkeley. Host of the new prime-time show Tucker Carlson Tonight at 8pm on Fox News Channel, Tucker Carlson joined the John Gibson Show today to discuss the latest when it comes to college campuses shutting down conservative speakers.

Global News Explosion Rocks Damascus Airport
Author: 0 Explosion Rocks Damascus Airport

Syrian state TV quoted a military source saying rockets fired from Israeli territory targeted a military area in the south-western part of the airport which caused explosions. Israel, which annexed the Golan Heights after seizing them from Syria in the 1967 war, a move not recognized under global law, counts Hezbollah as one of its most potent threats; it fought a monthlong war with the group across the Lebanese-Israeli border in 2006.

Author: 0 Booed in Berlin For Praising Father, Ivanka Trump Says Fine-Tuning Role

Daughter of U.S. President Ivanka Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel Watch as Nollywood actor, Walter Anga talks about RA. Meanwhile, the first daughter said her father got along with Merkel swimmingly, telling reporters the two "got along incredibly well - despite differences" during their meeting, and expressed her hopes that Trump would have a "warm" relationship with Germany that "hopefully will continue to grow".

Global News Trump Backtracks on Withdrawing US From NAFTA
Author: 0 Trump Backtracks on Withdrawing US From NAFTA

President Trump says he won't pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement , but instead will renegotiate the trade pact. Trump, who has repeatedly lambasted the agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico as "catastrophic", reversed course Thursday, agreeing to renegotiate the deal after speaking with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto .

Author: 0 Turkish military and US-backed forces in Syria exchange fire on border

Meanwhile, activists said intense battles are taking place between the Kurdish People Protection Units (YPG) and the Turkish army, during an attempt of ground intrusion by the Turkish forces in northern Syria. Dorrian, who was speaking to Pentagon reporters from Baghdad, said there were USA forces within six miles of the strikes and charged that the Turkish military only gave a vague description of where the attack would happen.

Author: 0 Novice Democrat tops Georgia race, but faces runoff

It is now Hollywood vs. Georgia on June 20th", Trump wrote, alluding to celebrity donors to Ossoff. In fact, Trump arguably gave Ossoff his opening in the first place; Trump barely won the Georgia 6th in November and failed to win a majority, four years after Republican Mitt Romney got more than 60 percent of the presidential vote.

Global News Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack
Author: 0 Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack

Afghanistan's defence minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest ever Taliban attack on a military base, threatening to overshadow a visit by U.S. The German military, which has led much of the advising effort in northern Afghanistan, said after the attack it would continue to work with the Afghans.

Author: 0 Fortune 500 Companies Urge Trump Administration to Keep Paris Commitments

During the 2016 presidential election campaign Trump described climate change as a hoax that was stifling policies to improve economic growth.On Earth Day on Saturday as tens of thousands of people took part in a "March for Science" Trump said in a statement that "rigorous science is critical to my administration's efforts to achieve the twin goals of economic growth and environmental protection".

Global News France Says Analysis Shows Syrian Regime Behind Sarin Attack
Author: 0 France Says Analysis Shows Syrian Regime Behind Sarin Attack

Russia's Government promptly denounced the French report, saying the samples and the fact the nerve agent was used were not enough to prove who was behind the attack. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said on 19 April that sarin or a similar banned toxin had been used in the Khan Sheikhun attack, but it is not mandated to assign blame.

Author: 0 Canada threatens to play hardball with Trump over lumber tariffs

Trump has blamed NAFTA for American job losses. In February, Mr. Trump appeared alongside Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House and called their trade relationship "outstanding", promising a "very fair deal" for both Mexico and Canada.

Global News USA launches national security probe into aluminium imports
Author: 0 USA launches national security probe into aluminium imports

Ross continued, "Ten years ago, USA produced approximately 6.7 percent of the world's aluminum, now, as I mentioned, it's 2 and a fraction percent". The U.S. "It shouldn't surprise you that he's following through and it certainly shouldn't surprise you that I'm following through", Ross said. The U.S. has recently taken military action in Syria and against ISIS in Afghanistan.

Global News North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy
Author: 0 North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy

It made no specific mention of military options, though it said the USA would defend itself and friends. South Korea's Yonhap news agency says six launchers, some intercept missiles and at least one radar have been deployed. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a U.N. Security Council meeting Friday to galvanize global action. "South Korea and the USA remain steadfast in their position to deploy THAAD without delay to respond to North Korea's sophisticated nuclear and missile ...

Global News Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag on
Author: 0 Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag on

But signaling that military action remains possible, Thornton told an event hosted by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies - the Washington think tank has advocated tougher USA policies on Iran and North Korea - that the administration treats North Korea as its primary security challenge and is serious that " all options are on the table ".

Author: 0 Venezuela warns could leave OAS regional group

Leftist-run Venezuela and the OAS have been clashing for months, and the OAS head has said Venezuela should be suspended from the body if it does not hold general elections "as quickly as possible" amid a punishing economic crisis. For his part, Macri said the governments of the region need to keep pressing Maduro to schedule delayed gubernatorial elections and free detained political activists.

Global News Wesley Bryan takes RBC Heritage in SC homecoming
Author: 0 Wesley Bryan takes RBC Heritage in SC homecoming

European Ryder Cup stalwart Ian Poulter of England and 2012 US Open victor Webb Simpson were two shots back at eight-under 134, one stroke better than five players including first-round leader Bud Cauley, who followed an opening 63 with 72.

Global News No US role in Libya beyond defeating IS, says Trump
Author: 0 No US role in Libya beyond defeating IS, says Trump

The British ambassador to Libya, Peter Millett, said he expected to discuss the issue with U.S. counterparts but declined to comment further. Grappling with other national security concerns, Trump said he did not see a role for the U.S.in Libya, adding that the U.S.

Author: 0 What was happening in Bill O'Reilly's zone?

With millions already turning to the internet for their news, O'Reilly is signaling his return Monday from an Italian vacation by promoting a new episode of his " No Spin News " podcast, as CNN's Brian Stelter tweeted. The former Fox News host will be publicly speaking since the cable news cut ties with him following a sexual harassment scandal. Either way, the reaction on social media offered some interesting comments, to include how O'Reilly "drilled" his personal website into viewers' ...

Author: 0 Mnuchin: Trump has released plenty of financial info

The changes to the tax code are the most concrete guidance so far on Trump's vision for spurring job growth and fulfilling his promise to help workers who have been left behind by an increasingly globalized economy. Separately, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said he had seen a "sneak preview" of the plan. The Trump administration has unveiled plans to dramatically cut taxes for USA businesses and individuals, slashing the corporate rate to 15 percent, but the once-in-a-generation ...

Author: 0 Top admiral: North Korea crisis is 'worst I've seen'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats described North Korea on Wednesday as "an urgent national security threat and top foreign policy priority". North Korea says it needs the weapons to defend itself and has vowed to strike the USA and its Asian allies at the first sign of any attack on it. Such a launch would present Trump with an immediate national-security challenge, given the regime's advance nuclear capabilities, ...

Author: 0 A Gift or a Headache? What's in Trump's Tax Reform Plan

Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits , President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for USA businesses and individuals - outlining an overhaul his administration promises will spur economic growth and simplify America's tangle of tax code rules.

Global News French counter-terrorism unit probes shooting attack on police in La Reunion
Author: 0 French counter-terrorism unit probes shooting attack on police in La Reunion

The local government official said Thursday's assailant was also " suspected of being radicalised ". The two officers, from a special national police intervention force, were shot in the town of Saint-Benoit de la Reunion while trying to arrest "a risky individual", according to a statement by the regional administration for the Indian Ocean island.

Global News German soldier arrested on suspicion of planning attack
Author: 0 German soldier arrested on suspicion of planning attack

Sixteen buildings were searched in Germany, Austria and France in connection with the investigation, and multiple mobile telephones and other electronic devices were seized as evidence, Niesen said. Investigators are uncertain about all motives, but they have not ruled out the two men sought to carry out an attack in order to blame it on refugees.

Global News UKIP leader Paul Nuttall is standing in the election
Author: 0 UKIP leader Paul Nuttall is standing in the election

Pointing to a number of his party's policy proposals - on issues like burqa and female genital mutilation - he said that the party was "decades ahead of our time", adding that its past stance on immigration and leaving the European Union showed how it took the lead on issues.

Global News US says strategy on North Korea centres on sanctions, open to talks
Author: 0 US says strategy on North Korea centres on sanctions, open to talks

North Korea is not afraid of a war with the United States and is sure it will "win a victory in the death-defying struggle against the U.S. imperialists", the North Korean Permanent Mission to the UN said in a statement on Wednesday. China, North Korea's main ally, strongly opposes that USA move. The top USA commander in the Pacific, Admiral Harry Harris, told Congress on Wednesday the system would be operational "in coming days " and suggested Beijing should focus on influencing ...

Author: 0 Trump Takes First Step Toward Dismantling 1 Billion Acres of National Monuments

The three other national monuments in Montana are under 200 acres and designated before 1996. "Local control is not only better policy", McCarthy said in a statement , "it respects the American people who can get along just fine without a distant government controlling all the details of their lives".

Author: 0 BC ELECTION 2017: 'Hulk Horgan' hides health hole

Horgan countered that Clark and the B.C. Liberals have been bought by the same "greedy lumber barons" she complained about last week in reference to the softwood dispute between Canada and the United States. Liberal government. - Andrew Weaver unveiled his party's full campaign platform in Vancouver, promising that a Green government would hike taxes on carbon, corporations and high-income earners to pay for more spending on childcare, public health and infrastructure.

Author: 0 Pentagon warned Flynn in 2014 against taking foreign payments; IG launches investigation

On Thursday, 18 House Democrats on the oversight committee signed a letter calling on Chaffetz to do more to pressure the White House to release documents regarding Flynn. The Pentagon is investigating whether Michael Flynn broke the law by receiving money from a foreign source after retiring from the service, according to a letter written by the Department of Defense's acting inspector general to House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz .