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Homeland Security chief says border will still be needed

Homeland Security chief says border will still be needed On a practical level, the border wall that Trump wants to build is, to be generous, excessively ambitious. Kelly said border agents could separate parents and children if, for instance, the mother is addicted to drugs and if the life of the child is in jeopardy. [Full Article...]

Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday

Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday Sessions was speaking first of transnational gangs like MS-13 and global cartels. The Wall Street Journal reported that, in his effort to conflate and misrepresent the actual criminal threat undocumented immigrants pose, Sessions issued a memo to prosecutors instructing them to make immigration-related offenses "higher priorities", which includes non-violent offenses like helping immigrant... [Full Article...]

Kids listen for beeping eggs at special egg hunt

Kids listen for beeping eggs at special egg hunt Susan Chang in 2007. Just 55% of respondents associated Jesus with Easter, and that figure fell below half among younger age groups - to 44% of 18-24 year olds and 45% of 25-49 year olds. The event was held by Belmont Park and featured more than 12,000 colorful eggs crammed full of treats. "We've been in past years and we always enjoy it", mom Kelly Lilly said. [Full Article...]

Rouhani says Iran needs "no one's permission" to build missiles

Rouhani changed his tone when he said that Iran would not seek permission by any power to develop missile and air fighters; "balance of power in the region and securing our deterrence power are two major reasons that Iran should improve its defensive capabilities", he added. [Full Article...]

Angry Gary Cahill wants Chelsea to bounce back after Manchester United defeat

The kid played fantastically well, but everybody fought and did what they had to do". JOSE MOURINHO finally beat Chelsea for the first time since taking over at Manchester United and he had some salt to add in to his former club's wounds. [Full Article...]

Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea

Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea North Korea will continue to regularly test missiles and any military action against it by the United States would prompt "all out war", a senior North Korean official has told the BBC. China believes that having THAAD, with its sophisticated radar and missile defence capabilities, deployed on its doorstep will allow America to spy on it and undermine its own national security interests. [Full Article...]

Teenage girl dies after shark attack in western Australia

Teenage girl dies after shark attack in western Australia The shark bit her on the leg around 4 p.m., Australia's 7 News reports . Trump supporters and opponents clash at protest At least 14 people were arrested after opponents of President Donald Trump and supporters clashed at a march in California. [Full Article...]

China, US working on 'North Korea problem'

China, US working on 'North Korea problem' Viewing his adversaries in the distance, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the U.S. "The North Koreans know they may fail, but they improve their capabilities each time ". Also of interest were the people standing next to leader Kim Jong Un during the parade. [Full Article...]

Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing Azimov Abror Akhralovich, a Central Asian native born in 1990, has been caught in the Odintsovo District of the Moscow Region, said the statement. The FSB described him in a statement as one of the organisers of the attack, who had trained Jalilov, RIA reported. [Full Article...]

Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses

Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses The buses carrying almost 5,000 pro-government evacuees have been stuck in an area on the edge of Aleppo city, as a much criticized population transfer deal stalls. Syria's opposition says the evacuation deals, which include areas of Aleppo and a district in the city of Homs, amount to forced displacement of Assad's opponents from Syria's main urban centres in the west of the country. [Full Article...]

Insurgents kill 13 Afghan forces in separate attacks

Insurgents kill 13 Afghan forces in separate attacks Earlier, the United States military said that an American soldier was killed in combat operations against Isis in eastern Nangarhar province. "We have asked for reinforcements as well as air support to battle the IS militants there", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump forgets Cold War, says US-Russia relations at 'all time low'

Putin also said on Russian TV that the level of trust has "deteriorated". Beyond Syria, Russia's alleged meddling in the USA presidential election also hovered over what was the first face-to-face encounter between Putin and any Trump administration Cabinet member. [Full Article...]

Storms to rumble through Easter weekend in Lehigh Valley

Saturday , there is a 30 percent chance of showers and storms after 1 p.m., the weather service said. Overnight tonight , we will have clouds decreasing throughout the night and be left with partly cloudy skies. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Thursday: Partly Cloudy and Warm. Rain and storms could continue on Saturday as the high temperature rises to the mid-70s, but Easter Sund... [Full Article...]

China, Germany must do more to cut trade surpluses

China, Germany must do more to cut trade surpluses US President Donald Trump explained the decision to not label China a currency manipulator, which reversed a promise he made during the election campaign, as a function of receiving Beijing's help in reining in North Korea. In a recent interview after meeting China's President Xi Jinping, he said he no longer planned to go ahead with the move. The move was apparently taken out of considerati... [Full Article...]

Spain saves 26 migrants from sinking boat in Atlantic Ocean

The Italian coast guard said there were 35 rescue missions during the day on Saturday, with 15 still underway under the night sky. In the central Mediterranean, MOAS said there had been 2,074 rescues conducted by various search-and-rescue (SAR) assets on Friday, including 134 rescued by the Phoenix. [Full Article...]

Republicans hold onto Kansas House seat

Republican Ron Estes will be the next Congressman from Kansas following his victory Tuesday in a special election for the fourth district. "They don't want to be explaining to them why Estes pulled off an underwhelming win in a district he should have won by 30 points", Miller told the Eagle . [Full Article...]

US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator

US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator The AP report did say , however, that the USA does not intend to use force in response to a nuclear test or a missile launch but that plans could change in the "unlikely event" a North Korean missile targets South Korea , Japan , or US territory. [Full Article...]

Over 50 Kashmir students wounded as 'forces enter college for raids'

Over 50 Kashmir students wounded as 'forces enter college for raids' Witnesses told Greater Kashmir that students marched out of the college and staged protests against a check-point that was laid outside the college campus by the Special Operations Guard (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans. [Full Article...]

Abdullah declared 'winner' in Indian by-polls in Srinagar

Abdullah declared 'winner' in Indian by-polls in Srinagar Inside, Farooq Abdullah appealed to the President of India to impose Governor's rule in the state, following the civilian killings and violence in different parts of the Valley. Mr Abdullah, 79, had lost the seat to PDP's Tariq Hameed Karra in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Azim also said that as eight people have been killed during the by-election there will be no celebrations. [Full Article...]

Leicester captain Morgan 50/50 for Atletico return

Leicester captain Morgan 50/50 for Atletico return Diego Simeone intends to "squeeze the maximum" out of Atletico Madrid in the closing stages of the season. For all of Atletico's dominance, they hold the slenderest of leads courtesy of Antoine Griezmann's contentious first half penalty, awarded for a foul on the Frenchman by Marc Albrighton, despite replays showing the initial contact was outside the box. [Full Article...]


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