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'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

According to police, he fled the scene of a auto collision that occurred around 8:20 p.m. on Monday. Soules abandoned his truck in the ditch and left the scene on foot, the report said. "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules was arrested for leaving the scene of a deadly crash, according to authorities. His spokesman, Stan Rosenfield, issued a statement saying Soules "was devastated" to learn that M... [Full Article...]

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

He also teased that there will be a "big announcement" on tax reform next Wednesday. Senior administration officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Gary Cohn signaled at an Institute of International Finance conference Thursday that the administration is more concerned with economic growth and job creation, than revenue neutrality. [Full Article...]

Clashes at protests to support Palestinian hunger strikers

The majority of injuries resulted from tear gas inhalation, while some protesters were shot with live or rubber bullets, a ministry spokesperson told Aljazeera. The ICRC had been denied visiting rights for nine days, a spokesman said, adding that the group hoped to be able to visit all the prisoners in the next days. [Full Article...]

Air China resumes North Korea flights after speculation

The U.S. signal of a willingness to exhaust non-military avenues came as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group approached Korean waters, where it will join the USS Michigan nuclear submarine. While it's a little stunning that the president thought the North Korea threat was only worth five minutes of his time , perhaps it isn't such a bad thing that Trump didn't stick around long enough to h... [Full Article...]

Rebels condemn syria bombing as death toll climbs to 112

Rebels condemn syria bombing as death toll climbs to 112 The blast hit buses in the Rashidin area on Aleppo's outskirts, which had been waiting to cross from rebel-held territory into the government-controlled city itself, carrying people evacuated from two Shiite villages on Friday. Pope Francis also urged an end to the war in Syria as he presided over the traditional Easter mass in Rome. The incident was one of the deadliest bombings in Syria this... [Full Article...]

Blast kills USA service member outside Mosul, Pentagon says

Blast kills USA service member outside Mosul, Pentagon says A member of the Iraqi Federal Police fires an assault rifle during combat against ISIS in western Mosul, Iraq, April 13, 2017. A statement from Operation Inherent Resolve did not provide any further details. There are now more USA forces in Iraq than any time since the 2011 US withdrawal, marking an intensifying war as Iraqi forces and the US -led coalition work to push ISIS out of the last pock... [Full Article...]

US tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

US tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one Haley's comments followed President Donald Trump's recent statement that the USA wants peace - and that how much North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un also wants peace will be a deciding factor in easing tensions between the two countries. We haven't yet reached the tension level of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis , which put the United States in direct confrontation with the Soviet Union and brought th... [Full Article...]

Mattis: US, NATO must confront Russian Federation on Taliban support

Mattis: US, NATO must confront Russian Federation on Taliban support Pakistan denies IS has any presence inside the country. He pointed to a recent attack by Taliban fighters on an army base in northern Balkh province, saying: "We can not tolerate such a war and killing of Muslims inside a mosque while they are praying to Allah". [Full Article...]

Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right Politicians on the moderate left and right, including French President Francois Hollande and the losing Socialist and Republican party candidates in Sunday's first-round vote, maneuvered to block Le Pen's path to power. "I have always considered that the President of the Republic is the President of all the French and must gather all the French, but it is necessary to translate words into action",... [Full Article...]

BC's bright future - forged in iron: Premier Christy Clark

Although his party receives corporate and union donations, Horgan said his first action if the party forms a government would be to ban such donations to political parties. "This campaign is a dogfight", senior Liberal strategist Mike McDonald wrote on his daily campaign blog Tuesday. For her part, Clark did a good job sowing doubts about Horgan's links to the United Steelworkers of America,... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan- Taliban can't force their way to power: Hekmatyar

Afghanistan- Taliban can't force their way to power: Hekmatyar But there is as yet no clarity on Washington's broader strategic objectives for the region, including its approach to nuclear-armed Pakistan, which has been accused of aiding the insurgents, a charge Islamabad denies. He said dozens of IS fighters were also killed but because of the remoteness of the region it was impossible to independently confirm the deaths . The Afghan Defense Ministry said... [Full Article...]

USA commander: Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in 'coming days'

USA commander: Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in 'coming days' Some experts believe South Korea will eventually need more THAAD systems to cover a broader part of its territory if it wants to counter recent efforts by the North to beef up its arsenal of solid-fuel midrange missiles that can be fired from mobile launchers and submarines. [Full Article...]

India asks Pakistan for certificate on Kulbhushan Jadhav`s health condition

India asks Pakistan for certificate on Kulbhushan Jadhav`s health condition Expressing concern over the wellbeing of Jadhav, the Ministry of External Affairs said since Jadhav had been in Pakistan's custody for over a year now, India was anxious to know his wellbeing. MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said that Mr Jadhav's well-being is a "matter of great concern" to India. During his last visit, he had submitted a request for consular access to Jadhav. [Full Article...]

BJP practising political vendetta of worst order: Congress

BJP practising political vendetta of worst order: Congress In a report that could shed some light on potential businessmen-politicians nexus, the Justice SN Dhingra Commission has reportedly concluded that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra made illegal profits of Rs 50.5 crore from a land deal in Haryana without spending a single paisa. [Full Article...]

National Day Of Prayer Service Here Thursday

National Day Of Prayer Service Here Thursday At this crucial time for the nation, the people can do nothing more important than pray, he added. "It's going to be a great gathering". National Day of Prayer is a national observance rooted in our country's founding and continued by its leaders with an official designation for the first Thursday of May each year. [Full Article...]

NDA government should immediately constitute Lokpal: Mayawati

NDA government should immediately constitute Lokpal: Mayawati One of the hurdles being that the existing Lokpal says that the selection panel should have Leader of Opposition (LoP) as one of its members but there is no recognised leader of opposition in the current 16th Lok Sabha. The NDA government maintained the same stand as its predecessor, and the appointment has, as a result, been pending since then. "But, the absence of such a provision, by itself, ... [Full Article...]

French appeals court refuses extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

French appeals court refuses extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj After leaving the court building, Haradinaj, who is now the leader of the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo, said the court decision was a "victory for Albanians". Albanian-majority Kosovo has a population of some 1.8 million. Haradinaj is wanted in Serbia on suspicion of committing war crimes, including kidnappings and torture, when he was a guerrilla commander during Kosovo's 1998-99 independe... [Full Article...]

Afghan policemen killed as Taliban strike checkposts

Afghan policemen killed as Taliban strike checkposts Nicholson made the comments to reporters in Kabul during Jim Mattis's first trip to the country as US defense secretary, although he did not provide further details. The teamwork between the US and Afghan governments, their diplomats and their worldwide military contingents has achieved high levels of partnership, the secretary said. [Full Article...]

German soldier held for plotting terror attack

German soldier held for plotting terror attack A German soldier has been arrested because he is suspected to have posed as a Syrian refugee under a false name and planned a "false-flag" attack to discredit refugees, German media reported on Friday. Both men hail from Offenbach near Frankfurt. Police have searched the homes of the two suspects as well as their friends and workplaces, with detectives seizing "extensive material" including mo... [Full Article...]

Duterte says he won't raise sea feud win vs. China in summit

Duterte says he won't raise sea feud win vs. China in summit That became starkly apparent during the recent diplomatic scuffle over Manila's decision to dispatch top defense officials to a contested island feature in the Spratly islands. It a concern of the Philippines. It is still taking some Filipinos time to adjust to the reversal of the Aquino government's policy of constantly calling out China over the territorial dispute, a strategy which saw the ... [Full Article...]


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