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North Korea refrains from provocations but hints at future 'events'

The commander of U.S. Pacific Command said North Korea doesn't have a weapon that can threaten the group. According to the daily, "all parties would bear the consequences, with Pyongyang sure to suffer the greatest losses". Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. North Korean Defense Minister Pak Yong Sik said Monday that "the situation prevailing on the Kore... [Full Article...]

Based FIFA official pleads guilty to corruption charges

Lai's plea deal, in which he copped to two wire fraud conspiracy charges and agreed to pay forfeiture and penalty fees of over $1.1 million, is the first guilty plea USA officials have gotten in the course of their prosecution of the shady business of Federation Internationale de Football Association. [Full Article...]

Take a look at Price Move: ANTERO RESOURCES CORP's (AR)

Take a look at Price Move: ANTERO RESOURCES CORP's (AR) Scotiabank restated a "buy" rating and set a $34.00 price target on shares of Antero Resources Corp in a research report on Monday, February 6th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Antero Resources Corp earned a news impact score of 0.12 on AlphaOne's scale. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th were paid a $0.02 dividend. [Full Article...]

Trump targets Canadian trade again, focused on energy, lumber, dairy

But David MacNaughton, who refuted the charge in letters sent to the governors of Wisconsin and NY on Tuesday - the same day Trump leveled the criticism - sought to downplay the simmering trade dispute. Those exports increased from US$33m (£25m) in 2011 to US$98m (£76m) in 2016. Schumer visited Cayuga Milk Ingredients past year and first raised concerns about Canada's attempts to limit imports o... [Full Article...]

Macron hunts for French rural votes, Le Pen cheers new ally

Symbolically, however, it punctured a hole in hopes - expressed by mainstream politicians on both the left and the right - that French voters would unite against Le Pen's extremism in the runoff. Macron is not saying who he would name to lead his government if elected. In a radio interview, he said he has "profiles, people in mind" for the post but again wouldn't reveal names. [Full Article...]

Trump blames Obama for not vetting former national security adviser Michael Flynn

At a forum at the Newseum this month, MSNBC host Greta Van Susteren asked him about his level of job enjoyment. Asked whether he regretted hiring Flynn, Trump dismissed journalists from the Oval Office by saying, "Thank you very much". Since Donald Trump's ties to Russian Federation are being investigated by pretty much everyone, the admin needed a plausible explanation for why they would hire... [Full Article...]

Decision to shift Eman to UAE a mistake, says Lakdawala

Decision to shift Eman to UAE a mistake, says Lakdawala The famous bariatric surgeon leading the team, Muffazal Lakdawala, told Selim recently that she could take her sister home given that, after treatment including bariatric surgery, her weight had fallen to around 172 kilos - even lower than the 300 kilos which the hospital had set as a target. [Full Article...]

North Korea's missile test fails

North Korea's missile test fails US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Fox News on Thursday that China has threatened North Korea with sanctions if the regime conducts a nuclear test. The frontrunner in South Korea's presidential election sees North Korea's latest attempted missile launch on Saturday (April 29) as "an exercise in futility", his spokesman said. [Full Article...]

Mom writes school, says daughter is 'done with homework'

Mom writes school, says daughter is 'done with homework' She's developed chest pains, and she's begun waking up before dawn worrying about her workload. Bunmi says she feels so strongly about this that she's willing to start homeschooling her daughter over it if her current school doesn't budge. [Full Article...]

Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo

Pope Francis led a jubilant mass for thousands of Egyptian Catholics on Saturday during a visit to support the country's embattled Christian minority and promote dialogue with Muslims. The attacks, as well as a December church bombing that killed 29 people, were claimed by the Islamic State group. Francis shuttled from one engagement to another in a closed auto under heavy guard on the first day... [Full Article...]

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall to stand for election in Boston and Skegness

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall to stand for election in Boston and Skegness So far, the Conservatives (Matt Warman), UKIP (Paul Nuttall), the Liberal Democrats (Philip Smith) and Blue Revolution (Mike Gilbert) have confirmed candidates. There's six weeks to go in this campaign, the Conservative MP campaigned to remain during the referendum, 70% of people voted to leave the European Union and we've got a good active branch. [Full Article...]

U.S. troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

The top United States commander in Afghanistan says more troops are needed to break the "stalemate" with the Taliban. Two U.S. service members were killed during operations against the Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday. [Full Article...]

Federal judge blocks the Trump administration from withholding funds for sanctuary cities

Federal judge blocks the Trump administration from withholding funds for sanctuary cities The White House called the San Francisco judge's ruling a "gift to the criminal gang and cartel element in our country". "Priebus referred to the judicial district including San Francisco as ". Meanwhile, a bill passed Wednesday in the N.C. Senate would limit funding to sanctuary cities. Kate Steinle was walking with her father in 2015 when Mexican native Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez pic... [Full Article...]

Bucks eliminated from playoffs after falling to Raptors in Game 6

Bucks eliminated from playoffs after falling to Raptors in Game 6 DeRozan would finish with a Raptors high 32 points, two shy of Antetokounmpo's game high. "Our veteran guys should know it, but to close out a series on the road in a hostile - great crowd here ( Milwaukee ), great environment and once they woke up and got back in it, they were great". [Full Article...]

Violence in Macedonia amid political crisis unacceptable

Violence in Macedonia amid political crisis unacceptable The simmering tensions in Macedonia and the opposing views of powerful nations have led to concerns that the former Yugoslav republic, which narrowly escaped all-out civil war in 2001, could become another flashpoint for increasingly frosty relations between Russian Federation and the West. [Full Article...]

Militant arrested after forces foil rifle-snatching bid in Anantnag

Militant arrested after forces foil rifle-snatching bid in Anantnag People ran for safety after the firing, they said adding normalcy returned after some time. He said that the injured jawan has been taken to a hospital where his condition is stated to be stable. However, his accomplice was apprehended by police and the CRPF, the officer said. However, others managed to flee from the spot. "The militant approached a security personnel to snatch the rifle". [Full Article...]

Narada sting: Calcutta HC for probe against TMC leader

Narada sting: Calcutta HC for probe against TMC leader ED has filed a money laundering case against some Trinamool Congress leaders in the Narada sting case. It will probe the "proceeds of crime" generated in this case and soon summonses would be issued to the accused for questioning, they said. [Full Article...]

France calls for firm reaction after North Korea's missile test

France calls for firm reaction after North Korea's missile test Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes could lead to "catastrophic consequences" . However, senior U.S. military officials have earlier claimed that even if such a missile wasn't ready so far, the country is likely well on its way to mount a small nuclear warhead onto a long-range missile. [Full Article...]

Taliban Announce Spring Offensive In Afghanistan

The offensive launched on Friday with a commitment to build a political base in the country would also focus on military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces with a mix of conventional, guerrilla, insider and suicide attacks. The attack also illustrated the troubles facing Afghan forces in containing the Taliban insurgency since most North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops left in 20... [Full Article...]

Trump won't see health care vote in first 100 days

The House leaders need 216 "yes" votes from Republicans to ensure passage of the health care bill since Democrats are solid in voting against it. Reconciliation bills pass with a simple majority, 51 votes. Republicans, on the other hand, want to see another effort to repeal and replace, or just repeal the whole program. "And they could help us". He ruled out votes on Friday or Saturday - which... [Full Article...]


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