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Global News North Korea flaunts new missiles; no nuke test
Author: 0 North Korea flaunts new missiles; no nuke test

Pence was scheduled to meet with Hwang Kyo-ahn, the acting president of South Korea, on Monday to discuss the North Korean threat. Speaking on Sunday before a handful of the 28,500 United States military personnel stationed in South Korea, Pence denounced the latest North Korea test as a "provocation".

Author: 0 North Korea surprises with display of new missiles

Its national airline, Air China, has cancelled some flights to the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, due to poor demand but it has not suspended all flights there, it said on Friday. Earlier Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said of the situation that "we have been here before" and urged Pyongyang to adhere to United Nations resolutions in order to secure peace.

Global News Form Aguero On Target As Pep's City Move Third
Author: 0 Form Aguero On Target As Pep's City Move Third

Belgian playmaker Kevin Debryune provided two assists for the second and third goals in the encounter which saw Nigeria star Kelechi Iheanacho replace Aguero with three minutes to play. "I would have been done and dusted if I needed time to adapt", he said. Southampton have shown good steel of late, however, losing just one of their last six matches prior to this weekend, and they almost snatched a leveller when defender Yoshida peeled off at the back post but sent his header straight at ...

Author: 0 Fear and grief mar Easter Mass celebrations in Egypt

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks on Palm Sunday targeting Egypt's almost 2,000-year-old Coptic Christian community and has warned of more attacks to come. "Egypt is extremely risky for Copts in ways it hasn't been unsafe before". Bishop Angaelos stated the new security adjustments at the Coptic Orthodox Church in Stevenage was merely to provide reassurance to members and denied any impending threat over the Easter weekend.

Author: 0 Pence lands at Korean DMZ day after North Korea's failed missile test

In a major symbolic move, Vice President Mike Pence on Monday will visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), the highly fortified border between North Korea and South Korea. and South Korean officials said. But at the same time, McMaster said on "This Week" on ABC that "it's time for us to undertake all actions we can, short of a military option, to try to resolve this peacefully".

Global News US Treasury says China does not manipulate its currency
Author: 0 US Treasury says China does not manipulate its currency

This puts pressure on Trump to team up with China on a diplomatic response to North Korea's growing nuclear ambitions. China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan remained on a list for special monitoring of currency practices, China by virtue of a massive trade surplus with the U.S.

Author: 0 North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says

The report said that stockpile could be deployed "by modifying a variety of conventional munitions, including artillery and ballistic missiles". And, in a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, President Trump said he would be willing to make concessions on trade with China in exchange for their help deterring North Korea.

Author: 0 Pence to visit Korean Demilitarized Zone

While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the specter of a potential escalated US response trailed Pence as he began a 10-day trip to Asia amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric. base Camp Bonifas near the Demilitarised Zone - a 4km-wide buffer zone that divides North Korea from the South. The North Koreans use Sinpo shipyard for their submarine activity, and United States satellites have observed increased activity there in April, a USA official said at the time of the ...

Global News At Easter, Trump has yet to find a church home in DC
Author: 0 At Easter, Trump has yet to find a church home in DC

The administration of US President Donald Trump has secretly allowed some White House officials to get away with violating the government ethics rules, according to a new report. Mr. Trump's appointees are also far wealthier and have more complex financial holdings and private-sector ties than officials hired at the start of the Obama administration, according to an Office of Government Ethics analysis that the White House has made public.

Author: 0 Johnson to call for more pressure on Russian Federation over Syria

Two U.S. warships fired 59 cruise missiles at an air base Syria late Thursday, following a chemical attack this week allegedly by the Syrian government that killed scores of people, including at least 27 children. U.S. warships deployed to the eastern Mediterranean launched a barrage of 59 Tomahawk missiles against Shayrat Airfield, southeast of the western Syrian city of Homs, on Friday.

Author: 0 Protests in Bolívar Province After Election Fraud Claims

A difference of about 220,000 votes separated the two candidates with fewer than 300,000 still left to count. It is unclear whether Lasso's claims, or demands for a recount, will be heeded. Correa and Moreno painted Lasso, a former banker, as an out of touch elite who contributed to the country's still painful 1990s banking crisis. But a fourth survey gave Moreno a 4-point edge.

Author: 0 As Tillerson Visits, Russia Accuses US of Unlawful Syria Raid

The White House has accused Moscow of trying to cover up Mr Assad's use of chemical weapons after the attack on a town killed 87 people last week. It will be Moscow's eighth veto in support of the Assad government since the Syrian war began six years ago.

Author: 0 GOP Holds Kansas House Seat As Democrat's Surprise Upset Bid Falls Short

Ted Cruz of Texas to campaign in Kansas for Estes. National Democratic groups, such as the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the Democratic National Committee, need to compete everywhere , Thompson contended. Trump won 60 percent of the votes cast in the 17-county congressional district. If the DCCC had run TV ads, for instance, Republicans would have made that a focal point of their criticism in a district where voters deeply dislike the national party.

Global News Pochettino: Pressure on Chelsea to beat Man Utd
Author: 0 Pochettino: Pressure on Chelsea to beat Man Utd

It is the third season in a row England forward Kane has reached the 20-goal mark - a feat previously only achieved by Alan Shearer, Ruud van Nistlerooy and Thierry Henry. "It's good to be consistent as a striker", Kane said."I want to do that year in, year out". Making his first start in five weeks after an ankle problem, Kane was quickly in the thick of the action with a volley that was blocked by Steve Cook.

Author: 0 Pence says 'era of strategic patience' is over

USA vice president Mike Pence used an address to American military personnel in South Korea to make it clear Washington would take a tough stance against the regime of Kim Jong Un . North Korea has indicated that it plans to conduct another nuclear test, and that may not be far off as satellite images show that preparations are already complete.

Author: 0 Egypt's Christians to hold restrained Easter services in light of attacks

More action is needed to protect Church communities in Egypt from attack, according to one of the country's Catholic bishops, who has appealed for prayer for the victims of two bomb blasts targeting worshipers on Palm Sunday. US President Donald Trump led worldwide condemnation of Sunday's attacks. Copts, who make up about one-tenth of Egypt's population of more than 94 million, have been targeted several times in recent months.

Global News Russian Federation accuses U.S. of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits
Author: 0 Russian Federation accuses U.S. of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

White House spokesperson Sean Spicer claimed that U.S. missile strikes destroyed 20 per cent of Syria's fixed-wing aircraft and warned that the USA is keeping options open for future action. Trump says it's also "very bad for mankind". After Tillerson spent three hours talking with Lavrov and nearly two hours at the Kremlin with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Lavrov, sitting three feet from Tillerson, aired a long list of grievances with the United States, some dating back many years.

Author: 0 Turkey referendum results: contention and celebrations

As of 12am (21:00GMT) on Sunday, the "Yes" campaign led with 51.3 percent to the "No" side's 48.7 percent with 99 percent of votes counted, according to unofficial results. "Turkey has been ruled in the past by one man", he said , referring to modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Amendments were supported by 24.9 million while 23.6 million voted against them.

Author: 0 IS launches chemical 'gas attack' in western Mosul

The Russian Defense Ministry also said that Damascus did not use chemical weapons since the Assad government destroyed these armaments under a deal brokered by Moscow and Washington in 2013. Losing Mosul would be a major blow to IS, but would not mark the end of the war against the jihadists. At least seven soldiers reportedly suffered breathing problems and were treated at a nearby field clinic.

Global News 13 arrested in Berkeley, Calif., during dueling Trump rallies
Author: 0 13 arrested in Berkeley, Calif., during dueling Trump rallies

The election is over! The "small rallies" were held at "dozens" of cities across the country, ranging from hundreds in South Florida at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, to thousands in the streets of New York City, per The Washington Post . "Do not worry!" Trump tweeted on Saturday, March 25, 2017. But 71-year-old Ilene Singh said he's wrong. She rode a bus from New Jersey to New York City with her friend Geraldine Markowitz, 83, to take part in the protests.

Author: 0 Pence makes surprise stop to demilitarised zone during Korea trip

The Global Times, an English-language Chinese newspaper that does not necessarily reflect official policy, recommended that Beijing convey a clear message to Pyongyang: that if it conducts a sixth nuclear test, the Chinese government would support stiffer United Nations sanctions to cut off "the vast majority" of its oil supplies to North Korea.

Author: 0 India and Australia sign six pacts, to fight terror together

Our bilateral mechanisms on counter-terrorism and trans-national crimes are functioning well, ' he said. In a joint statement, the two leaders stressed their support for continued bilateral nuclear cooperation. However, Turnbull assured India that the first shipment of uranium from Australia to India will happen "as soon as possible". Cooperation in renewable energy, clean coal and bio-fuels will be high on agenda during his visit.

Author: 0 North Korea's missile launch fail

A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the country's east coast, US and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful USA aircraft carrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force.

Global News Afghan death toll from 'mother of all bombs' rises to 94
Author: 0 Afghan death toll from 'mother of all bombs' rises to 94

A Ministry of Defense official had said Friday the number of dead could rise as officials assessed the bomb site in Achin district. The strike targeted a network of fortified underground tunnels that ISIS had been using to stage attacks on government forces in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border.

Author: 0 Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112

The convoy struck in the attack was carrying around 5,000 people from government-held towns as part of a deal between rebel forces and President Bashar Assad's government. A vehicle bomb has blasted a convoy of coaches carrying evacuees from government-held towns near Aleppo in Syria , reportedly killing 16 people. Expressing "horror" at the attack on civilians evacuating from the besieged Syrian towns of Foah and Kefraya, the United Nations humanitarian chief has called on all parties to ...

Author: 0 Turkey election chief confirms 'Yes' camp wins Erdogan powers referendum

Saying that Turkey's new government system would be put into practice in the 2019 general elections, Yildirim said: "Our nation made its choice, and it confirmed the presidential system". Rising from humble origins to take the helm of the country's government in 2003 as prime minister, Erdogan quickly attracted a fervent following from his support base, but became feared and hated by many who saw him as an increasingly autocratic, power-hungry leader seeking to erode Turkey's secular ...

Global News Frazier homers, Pirates beat Cubs 6-1 for 3-game sweep
Author: 0 Frazier homers, Pirates beat Cubs 6-1 for 3-game sweep

We were outstanding. Whether it was picking guys off, throwing guys out, the bunt defense, KB down the third-base line ... there were so many really good plays. The 33-year-old has struck out seven in each of his turns, limiting St. Louis to one run over five innings and holding the Dodgers to one in six frames.

Global News Trump has spent nearly a third of his presidency in Florida
Author: 0 Trump has spent nearly a third of his presidency in Florida

Sunday, according to reports . A white and blue chopper with TRUMP in big red letters on the side flew in Saturday afternoon. Road closures around Mar-a-Lago are already underway. Xi's large Chinese delegation stayed at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, while Trump stayed at Mar-a-Lago, meaning the police had to to cover two presidential security details and two sets of motorcades.

Author: 0 Swachh Bharat is a part of preventive healthcare initiatives: PM Modi

He will address a public meeting at 2pm at Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH) and will leave for Botad at about 3:30 pm, where he will to inaugurate several public works projects and lay the foundation stone for the new phase of SAUNI Yojana (Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Yojana).

Author: 0 North Korea attempts but fails to launch missile - South Korea

North Korea launched a long-range rocket and conducted two nuclear tests a year ago, including its most powerful to date. The vice president spoke at a dinner after attending Easter church services with service members at the garrison. Military conflict in the region would put at risk 20 million South Koreans living nearby in the capital of Seoul, along with almost 30,000 USA troops stationed in South Korea.

Author: 0 Moreno claims victory in Ecuador election but rival calls for a recount

There were fears about Assange's future following comments to the Miami Herald from challenger Lasso which explained that under a potential his potential administration they would "ask Mr. Cars cross a bridge flanked by campaign posters promoting presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso of the CREO party, left, and opponent Lenin Moreno, the presidential candidate representing the ruling party Alliance PAIS, in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

Author: 0 Trump officials have differing priorities for Syria

And on Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a statement carried by state media, called for the formation of an global fact-finding committee that "must not be headed by Americans". Advisers said he was moved to act in part by the gripping images of young children killed in the attack. In Iraq, Shiite militias with deep ties to Iran have expressed outrage at the USA military presence there and have threatened to resume the attacks on US forces that characterized much of the ...

Global News Palestinian prisoners in Israel announce start of mass hunger strike
Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners in Israel announce start of mass hunger strike

More than 1500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are expected to go on hunger strike in protest to administrative detention and solitary confinement, and to demand improved living conditions inside prisons. Barghouti is now serving five life sentences for his role in numerous deadly terror attacks carried out against Israeli civilians during the Second Intifada.

Global News Canada beats US in Singapore sevens final
Author: 0 Canada beats US in Singapore sevens final

New Zealand will remain fourth in the world series standings, regardless of how the remaining games play out. Fiji scored two late tries from Josua Vici with two minutes to go and Isake Katonibau in the last minute in the second half to make the scores look respectable at 19-24 but the U.S.

Author: 0 North Korea missile launch failed

South Korea has a spotty record of tracking developments in North Korea , as information about the secretive, authoritarian state is often impossible to confirm. The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea's most important holiday, came amid growing global worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its first flight test of an ICBM capable of reaching U.S.

Author: 0 Pence to visit Demilitarized Zone

Edward R. Royce, R-Calif., chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said on CNN's "State of the Union". Earlier, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and China's top diplomat, Mr Yang Jiechi, exchanged views on the "situation on the Korean peninsula" by phone yesterday, China's official Xinhua news agency said.

Author: 0 Faithful flock to Vatican as pope celebrates Easter Sunday

The pontiff broke with tradition and delivered an off-the-cuff homily for Easter Sunday, one of the very few improvised speeches in such a solemn setting from a pope who's used to leaving his prepared remarks aside to speak from the heart on more informal occasions.

Author: 0 N.Korea shows off 'ICBM' during massive parade

Other senior officials joining Kim at the parade podium included Kim Won Hong, who the South Korean government had said earlier this year was sacked from his job as state security minister, presumably over corruption. The show of strength comes amid mounting tension, with a United States aircraft carrier group steaming towards the region. Along with the deployment of the Naval aircraft carrier and other vessels into waters off the Korean Peninsula, thousands of USA and South Korean ...

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