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China urges USA and North Korea to refrain from provoking each other

China urges USA and North Korea to refrain from provoking each other The parade comes at a time of increased regional tension, after Washington this week reacted to Pyongyang's most recent weapons tests by sending the US Navy's Carrier Strike Group 1, which includes submarines and an aircraft carrier, to the Korean peninsula. [Full Article...]

Haniyeh's election augurs well for Hamas

Haniyeh's election augurs well for Hamas Hamas in its new document agrees to a transitional Palestinian state within frontiers pre-dating the 1967 Middle East war but continues to refuse to recognise a right for Israel to exist and backs an armed struggle, while Abbas recognises Israel and seeks a final peace agreement based on those lines. [Full Article...]

Chibok girls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects

Chibok girls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects The girls - who were among more than 200 kidnapped in 2014 from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, northeast Nigeria - travelled to the capital Abuja a day after their release to meet Buhari. "We appeal to all Nigerians, including the families and local communities of the liberated girls, to fully embrace them and provide all necessary support to ensure their reintegration into soc... [Full Article...]

Israel Attacks Syrian Arms Depot Near Damascus Airport

A massive explosion struck near Damascus International Airport early today setting off large fires, a monitoring group said, without specifying the cause. Peskov also said Syria's sovereignty should be respected. Hezbollah fired more than 4,000 rockets on Israel in the 2006 war. "When we identify attempts to transfer advanced weapons to Hezbollah and we have intelligence and it is operationally ... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner's sister highlights family ties in pitch to Chinese investors

While both deny that they are personally benefitting from their ties to the president, The New York Times reports that Kushner's sister told Chinese investors at a hotel conference in Beijing on Saturday that investing thousands of dollars in Kushner Companies can gain Chinese investors a US visa. [Full Article...]

Kapil Mishra submits proof to CBI against Kejriwal, threatens with hunger strike

According to sources, removing Mishra will have political implications as it will make him an independent candidate. He was always with me when we fought against corruption. The BJYM has also denied having any link with Bharadwaj. "I will sit on a hunger strike if they do not reveal details of their foreign trips", Mishra said. [Full Article...]

Multiple deaths, injuries after SUV plows into crowd

Multiple deaths, injuries after SUV plows into crowd Lynnway Auto Auction has a football field-length building with eight lanes in which employees slowly drive cars. Images from TV helicopters showed a vehicle covered in debris that appeared to have crashed through an exterior wall from inside the building. [Full Article...]

Fire forces evacuations near Ga.'s Okefenokee Swamp in US

The wildfire was sparked by lightning April 6 and has since burned nearly entirely within the Okefenokee refuge boundaries, as well as some public forest land in north Florida , for the past month. The St. George evacuation area has now been updated to include Canaday Loop and Moniac residents. More than 79 people have been evacuated from their homes, and fire crews told us late Monday afternoo... [Full Article...]

Trump administration delays Paris climate agreement decision

A crunch White House meeting on whether the Trump administration should dump the deal was set to take place on Tuesday, but has been postponed . President Donald Trump vowed during his lengthy run for the White House to cancel USA involvement in the accord reached by 196 nations, but since assuming power has wavered. [Full Article...]

Cinco de Mayo in Trump era leaves Mexican-Americans torn

Cinco de Mayo in Trump era leaves Mexican-Americans torn Here are five facts about Cinco De Mayo you probably didn't know. Vice President Mike Pence hosted a Cinco de Mayo celebration in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Friday. Civil War. "Why not celebrate Cinco de Mayo? ". Vazquez tells us that in the city of Puebla celebrates the holiday with a huge parade. Cinco de Mayo came to the U.S.in the mid-20th century as a celebration... [Full Article...]

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Although there are ideological ties between YPG and PKK, YPG says it is a separate group and the US government agrees. This Friday, April 28, 2017 frame grab from video, shows Syrian children waving as USA forces patrol on a rural road in the village of Darbasiyah, in northern Syria. [Full Article...]

Adele manager's relief after suspects arrested over concert tickets scam

Adele manager's relief after suspects arrested over concert tickets scam Jackson, who was arrested under the name Jayce Lii, and his wife "provided conflicting and untruthful information", according to Kaufman's arrest report . He was put on probation after serving his prison time. He has also posed as Oprah's nephew, former basketball player Reggie Love, a former aide to President Obama and a cable television executive, according to court documents obtained by the ... [Full Article...]

Kangaroo attacking girl at Alabama zoo caught on camera

Kangaroo attacking girl at Alabama zoo caught on camera White claimed that her daughter was attacked by a kangaroo and had video evidence of the happening. Cheyenne White was with her mother and younger sister. Cheyenne had to have 14 stitches in her head, and is recovering at home. White said: "I think children not being able to access the animal by reach or the animal to the children would help a whole lot". [Full Article...]

French police seek 3 men suspected in Paris attack plot

French police seek 3 men suspected in Paris attack plot A single tweet from Paris' police service announcing the operation gives very little detail, saying "Police intervenes into the scene for security checks". The suspects were spotted in Bordeaux and Marseille, as well as in Paris . The incident comes a day after Emmanuel Macron was elected as the youngest ever president of France, defeating right-wing opponent Marine Le Pen. [Full Article...]

Trump administration approves supply of heavy weaponry to YPG/PYD terrorists in Syria

Trump administration approves supply of heavy weaponry to YPG/PYD terrorists in Syria Both Washington and Ankara consider the PKK a terrorist group, but the US military has long said the YPG represent the best fighters on the ground in Syria against ISIS. Basat Ozturk, a senior Turkish defense official, participated. She said Mattis spoke with his Turkish counterpart, Fikri Isik, by telephone to reiterate a US commitment to "protecting our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally"... [Full Article...]

This Activist Nun Live-Tweeted The Arkansas Executions

This Activist Nun Live-Tweeted The Arkansas Executions For all the insistence from states and the courts that the drug is appropriate for executions, the man who created midazolam is disturbed that his invention has been adopted for lethal injection. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court as of Monday evening. Jones' execution is scheduled for April 24. He was also convicted of attempting to kill Phillips' 11-year-old daughter and w... [Full Article...]

Nigerian president off to London for tests

Nigerian president off to London for tests Buhari delayed his departure by several hours to meet Sunday night with 82 Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram, who arrived in the capital, Abuja, earlier in the day. On January 19, 2017 Buhari left Nigeria for London to "undergo routine medical check-ups" but returned after nearly two months on March 10. Adesina said this would be determined by Bihari's doctors. [Full Article...]

Former US AG Sally Yates Under Fire in Senate Judiciary Hearing

She did not specify what that was. Ms Yates said she was giving President Donald Trump's White House this information so that it could take actions it "deemed appropriate". Specifically, the group has requested emails sent and received during the Trump administration. The only thing that really matters going forward is what led McGahn and the rest of the White House to not act on the warnings ... [Full Article...]

From teacher to lover to France's next first lady? Meet 'Madame Macron'

From teacher to lover to France's next first lady? Meet 'Madame Macron' The couple, however, met 24 years prior, when the now-First Lady was a married drama teacher and Emmanuel just a 15-year-old kid. According to The Mirror, the 39-year-old politician was just 16 when he chose to get married to Trogneux. Before Macron went out to deliver a speech, he would practice it in front of Brigitte. "We wrote, and little by little, I was totally awed by the intellect of t... [Full Article...]

Executive Order Will Not Affect LDS Church Political Neutrality

Some Mississippi religious leaders are expressing mixed emotions about the president's executive order to allow religious organizations to become more politically active. While the "Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty" order, signed on the National Day of Prayer , calls for the IRS to ease enforcement of the rarely enforced " Johnson Amendment ", the law can not be officially quashed... [Full Article...]


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