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Global News New S. Korea President to Defuse Tensions
Author: 0 New S. Korea President to Defuse Tensions

Many see Moon's manner as a refreshing break from his disgraced, jailed predecessor Park Geun-hye, whom critics saw as aloof and autocratic. Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station aired two pictures showing what were described as Thaad components installed at a golf course in South Korea's Seongju county during a talk show, Yonhap News Agency reported.

Global News Boko Harm kills six Nigerian farmers
Author: 0 Boko Harm kills six Nigerian farmers

Some residents raised the alarm and the militia pursued the attackers to the nearby village of Sojori. Gen. Sani Usman said: "Troops of Forward Operation Base, Fika, on routine patrol earlier today, arrested a suspected fleeing Boko Haram terrorist, named Bala Ibrahim aged 30 years at Fika".

Global News Australian police closer to deciding Vatican abuse charges
Author: 0 Australian police closer to deciding Vatican abuse charges

On his way to becoming Australia's most senior Catholic, Cardinal Pell was a priest in the Ballarat diocese before becoming the Archbishop of Melbourne and then Sydney. Cardinal Pell's office issued a statement at the time, saying he had never abused anyone. "He will await the outcome of due process before launching defamation action".

Global News Tories and Ukip trade demands for Hartlepool candidates to stand down
Author: 0 Tories and Ukip trade demands for Hartlepool candidates to stand down

Mrs May said a Conservative government would tell firms to provide more details about this, and also to start reporting how they pay people of different ethnicities as well. The Tories have claimed that they would "continue increasing the national living wage". Theresa May today pledged to expose the "injustice" of employers who pay black and Asian workers less than their white counterparts.

Author: 0 Obama says not bombing Syria took political courage

The Obama administration drew a so-called "red line" with respect to Syrian dictator Bashar Assad's regime using chemical weapons on its people, arguing in August 2012 that the use of chemical weapons would provoke a military response from the U.S.

Global News Venezuela supports extension of OPEC, non-OPEC production cut
Author: 0 Venezuela supports extension of OPEC, non-OPEC production cut

The IEA projection of global demand growth of 1.3 million barrels a day for 2017 was unchanged, but due to rounding, fell by 115,000 barrels a day compared with the March estimate. OPEC officials will meet next week in Vienna to talk about extending oil production cuts that have stabilized oil prices but haven't rebalanced the global oil market yet.

Global News Trump asked Comey to end investigation into Michael Flynn
Author: 0 Trump asked Comey to end investigation into Michael Flynn

When that ended, Mr Trump asked everyone to leave except Mr Comey, and he eventually turned the conversation to Mr Flynn. And the best way to get to the bottom of it, is for him to testify. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said from the floor. I say to all of my colleagues in the Senate: "history is watching". The president and others have repeatedly pressed the FBI to focus more of its energy on pursuing leakers than on the Russian Federation investigation, these officials said.

Global News UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test
Author: 0 UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test

After being fired from a launch pad in the Kusong region early on Sunday, the projectile travelled around 500 miles before dropping into the Sea of Japan. Despite being downplayed, expert say that the successful test is a testament to North Korea's missile capabilities. The world reacted to the news that North Korea conducted another missiles test.

Global News El Chapo will be tried in the US in April 2018
Author: 0 El Chapo will be tried in the US in April 2018

Guzman, appearing in navy scrubs and bright orange sneakers, told the court he wishes to keep his attorneys. The bulk of the session was devoted to a hearing on whether El Chapo's public defenders have a conflict of interest because other lawyers in their office have briefly represented confidential witnesses who may testify against him.

Author: 0 Small Plane Disappears Near the Bahamas

The US Coast Guard is now searching for a small aircraft carrying four people that went missing in the Bermuda Triangle earlier this week. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, as well as the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, have joined in the search, according to The Daily News .

Author: 0 Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Valls, a high-profile politician on the pro-business right of the Socialist party, said on Tuesday he was interested in joining Macron - a move that has angered Socialist colleagues who are trying to prepare to fight the legislative elections after taking a beating in the vote for president.

Global News Pakistan gives 'last warning' to India
Author: 0 Pakistan gives 'last warning' to India

Schools along the LoC in Rajouri were today shut for an indefinite period as a precautionary measure and steps have been taken to evacuate residents of border villages, officials said. They said, "these are matters which are decided at the highest levels after considering many factors". He said the number of migrants at relief camps swelled to 978 overnight.

Author: 0 Turk urges USA to back off arming Kurds

A top Syrian Kurdish official said Wednesday, May 10, 2017 , that the USA decision to arm Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons will help legitimize the force, which is denounced as a terrorist organization by Turkey. Dana W. White, the Pentagon's chief spokeswoman, said in a written statement that President Donald Trump authorized the arms Monday. Mattis said that Washington will be cooperating with Turkey to liberate the Daesh-held northeastern Syrian city of Raqqah.

Global News Trump Shocker: President Asked Comey To End Flynn Investigation
Author: 0 Trump Shocker: President Asked Comey To End Flynn Investigation

Trump has empowered ardent supporters by calling it ridiculous that he is suspected of colluding with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin to win the White House and labeling such allegations as part of a plot to discredit his election. "Finally, this report further strengthens the case for the appointment of a special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation to ensure that prosecutorial decisions are fully insulated from any White House's effort to interfere".

Global News Texas Police Fire Officer Who Shot 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards
Author: 0 Texas Police Fire Officer Who Shot 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards

The police also did not reveal the race of the fired officer. According to ABC Dallas affiliate WFAA, the Dallas County Medical Examiner has ruled Edwards' death a homicide. He and the other teenagers made a decision to leave the unruly party when they heard gunshots and police arriving, Edwards' family attorney Lee Merritt said.

Global News Ivory Coast says deal reached with mutinous soldiers
Author: 0 Ivory Coast says deal reached with mutinous soldiers

The general staff of the armed forces and soldiers made a pact after two days of talks, Defense Minister Alain Donwahi said late Monday in a broadcast on state television, RTI, without elaborating on details of the agreement. "We need for both sides to agree for good and not compromise negotiations", Abri Bernard, a resident of the central city of Bouake, said. "After what President Ouattara said yesterday we are satisfied, we have convinced our colleagues and we'll go back to our barracks", ...

Global News European Union Court deals blow to quick trade deals
Author: 0 European Union Court deals blow to quick trade deals

If all parliaments in member states have to approve global trade deals, future trade deals may take even longer than they already do to come to fruition, as it would open them up to the political processes of the 28 member states. As the judges pointed out, the EU's new generation of free trade agreements go beyond classical measures like reducing customs duties and non-tariff barriers, and move into the field of trade in services, copyright protection, investment, public procurement, ...

Author: 0 Palestine President on three-day visit to India

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's noncommittal statements over moving the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Israel captured east Jerusalem - claimed by Palestinians for the capital of a future independent state - from Jordan in 1967 and annexed it, a move not internationally recognized.

Global News Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking: 'Four to be interviewed' to replace Comey
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking: 'Four to be interviewed' to replace Comey

Thirty-eight percent of respondents hold a positive view of the president, while 52 percent view him negatively, which are similar numbers to how Trump was viewed last month. Press secretary Sean Spicer and the While House communications were criticized for providing few and contradictory details about Comey's firing. During the lawsuit, the President's legal team produced a recording of a conversation between Pratt's president and Mr Trump, contradicting Pratt's version of events.

Author: 0 Iran election: Jahangiri withdraws and endorses Rouhani

A former police chief and member of the Revolutionary Guards, he has played on his tough-guy image in the past, but this year targeted his campaign against the wealthy elite, who he dubbed the "four-per-centers". "The biggest fear of the conservatives was that Qalibaf may outperform Raisi on Friday, but not be able to pose a serious challenge, let alone beat Rouhani in the run-off", said Hossein Rassam, a former adviser to Britain's Foreign Office.

Author: 0 Sudan's president invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump meeting

His executive order was later struck down by federal courts. However, with weeks to go until the 2017 United Kingdom election, Sir Michael re-stressed the Conservative government's position that Saudi Arabia is an "enormously important trading partner", and refused to clarify whether his party will halt arms sales to the Saudis.

Author: 0 Kashmir border violence kills two in India

Mehta said Pakistani troops began firing weapons from small arms to mortars in the Nowshera sector of Kashmir, prompting a retaliation by Indian forces. "The firing is presently ongoing", an Army spokesperson said. "Shelling is on and once it subsides we will bring more people", said Chaudhary. In the wake of the Pakistani action in Naushera tehsil of Rajouri district, the schools in the area were closed down and an evacuation plan was activated under which over 1200 people from various ...

Global News Clapper says Trump eroding checks and balances
Author: 0 Clapper says Trump eroding checks and balances

Just 29 percent of Americans say they approve of President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey , while 38 percent disapprove, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found, NBC News reported . He dismissed as less desirable at least two of the 14 candidates under consideration, ex Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and former Rep. Mike Rogers of MI and Sen.

Global News After Abruptly Firing James Comey, Trump's Approval Rating Goes Unchanged
Author: 0 After Abruptly Firing James Comey, Trump's Approval Rating Goes Unchanged

Before the speech, Trump told reporters on Air Force One his decision on a replacement for Comey could come as soon as next week, before his first overseas trip as president. As per official announcement, Comey's firing was also the recommendation of the United States deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who was also being investigated for the alleged Russian interference in the United States elections.

Global News EU official draws laughs with Brexit humor
Author: 0 EU official draws laughs with Brexit humor

It is not a small thing but we must and will negotiate in all "fairness" with our British friends. On Wednesday, May launched a blistering attack on the European Union for trying to interfere in the election and "run us over" in Brexit talks.

Global News Israel was source of classified intel Trump gave to Russians
Author: 0 Israel was source of classified intel Trump gave to Russians

Breitbart went on to blame the "deep state" for the "hysteria", saying that it (the "deep state") leaked the " classified info to Washington Post to smear Trump". In the immediate aftermath of Trump's revelation, homeland security adviser Tom Bossert reportedly alerted the CIA and the National Security Agency about what had transpired.

Author: 0 USA institutions 'under assault' by Trump: James Clapper

Mitch McConnell, Josh Holmes, said McConnell is interested in the suggestion. Garland never got a hearing due to Republican obstruction, and the high court vacancy was filled last month by Neil Gorsuch. Those people also describe him as deeply frustrated by what he views as unfair media coverage - irritation that emerged in a separate tweet in which he suggested he may shut down the regular press briefings at the White House.

Author: 0 Hamilton sees off Vettel in enthralling Barcelona battle

That left the sole remaining Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo to claim the remaining podium spot, the Australian finishing some 75 seconds in arrears of Vettel. "It is a real privilege to race against someone as good as him". After his win at the Spanish Grand Prix, Hamilton was asked about the physical challenges of driving in the new Formula One cars and he said it depends on what kind of race you have.

Author: 0 Trump pledges to move quickly to name new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Chief strategist Steve Bannon learned on television, according to three White House officials, though a person close to Bannon disputed that characterization. Trump said he was "surpised" by the reaction from the Democrats because he thought it would be a "very popular thing". Trump spent most of the week out of sight, a marked change from a typically jam-packed schedule that often includes multiple on-camera events per day.

Author: 0 Kim gleeful as N Korea fires longest-range missile

Council diplomats say the United States and China, the North's closest ally, have been working on a new sanctions resolution. "We continue to call on North Korea to refrain from provocative destabilising actions, rhetoric, and to make the strategic choice to fulfil its global obligations and commitments to return to serious talks", he said.

Global News Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

A "forced withdrawal" of ISIS fighters contributed to the global anti-ISIS coalition-partnered ground forces retaking of the northern Syrian city of Tabqa on Wednesday, the Coalition has announced. Raqqa is very important for Daesh, it is a strategic place. Erdogan has shown no signs of backing away from his demand that the US break ties with the YPG, which is viewed in Turkey as linked to the PKK, or Kurdistan Workers Party.

Global News Son arrested after NSW mum's body found
Author: 0 Son arrested after NSW mum's body found

The 55-year-old's bloodied body was found in a bed in a Sylvania townhouse by her 31-year-old son early on Monday morning. The officers arrested Mr Connors and took him to Newtown Police Station, where he was charged on Monday night with his mother's murder.

Author: 0 Miss USA Kara McCullough backtracks on health care remarks

McCullough went on to say that seeing women in leadership roles in science and the workplace has had a significant impact on her views of gender and career. She was also asked if she thought health care was a privilege or a right, as political arguments over the government's role in health care have swirled.

Author: 0 Stoke City out to upset Arsenal's Champions League hopes

His Arsenal future may still be up in the air but Sanchez was the go-to man when his side needed someone to win them the game and the coolness he showed to tuck away one of his only chances of the night showed just how important he is. Thankfully the injury isn't serious and the French global was able to take part in training on Tuesday so Wenger says the centre-back now has a chance to return to the squad tomorrow .

Author: 0 French Socialists prepare to expel Manuel Valls

En Marche official Jean-Paul Delevoye said "As of today, he [Valls] does not fit the criteria that would allow the investiture committee to take him on". "I'm not living with regrets". "I want Emmanuel Macron to succeed". Outgoing president Francois Hollande, who brought Mr Macron into politics, said the result "confirms that a very large majority of our fellow citizens wanted to unite around the values of the Republic and show their attachment to the European Union".

Global News Wife of American detained in Pyongyang pleads for release
Author: 0 Wife of American detained in Pyongyang pleads for release

North Korea's state-run news agency KCNA reported Sunday that "a relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation" into Kim's crimes, but provided no further details on his detention. Former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter have both performed this role in recent years, though the U.K. Financial Times reports that the Trump administration as specifically requested Carter not to intervene at the present time to keep up the pressure on Pyongyang.

Author: 0 UN Security Council, Turkey condemn North Korea launch

It was sacked at a steep trajectory "in consideration of the security of neighbouring countries", reaching an altitude of 2,111.5 kilometres before hitting open waters 787 kilometres away, KCNA said. Dialogue would be possible "only if the North changes its attitude", he said. KCNA also claimed that the test launch verified "guidance and stabilization systems" and the reliability of a new engine, as well as the warhead homing feature that allowed it to survive "under the worst re-entry ...

Author: 0 N. Korea missile gains spur calls for pre-emptive strike capability

The latest test came just days after South Korea's new liberal leader Moon Jae-in, who has expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea, took office. The missile travelled some 700km (435 miles), reaching an altitude of 2,000km and landing in the sea west of Japan. However, the U.S. military disputed the claim, arguing that the projectile was more likely a mid-range missile, than an intercontinental one.

Author: 0 France's Macron says EU treaty change 'not taboo'

Merkel said that, from Germany's viewpoint, it would be possible to change European Union treaties, adding: "I would be ready to do this, but first we will work on what we want to reform". When Juppe was beaten, Philippe switched his support to Francois Fillon for the French presidency but then quit the campaign when prosecutors started investigating allegations that Fillon's family benefited illegally from cushy taxpayer-funded jobs.