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Zambian opposition leader charged with trying to overthrow government

Zambian opposition leader charged with trying to overthrow government On Tuesday, Hichilema was charged in court with plotting with other people between October 10 last year and April 8 this year to overthrow the government by unlawful means. Magistrate Greenwell Malumani did not say when he would hand down his ruling. The court directed that Hichilema should be allowed visits by his children and at least five other family members following an application by his d... [Full Article...]

YMCA holds Healthy Kids Day April 29

YMCA holds Healthy Kids Day April 29 The YMCA and the National Safety Council of Nebraska hosted the event. When children are out of school, they can face hurdles that prevent them from reaching their full potential, YMCA officials said. Sunday was the ideal day to get outside and have some fun with the entire family.Hundreds of parent did exactly that and took part in Healthy Kids Day at Stinson Park. [Full Article...]

Russia-US relations sour over Syria

Russia-US relations sour over Syria Syria's government has denied responsibility for the gas attack in a rebel-held area of northern Syria that killed at least 87 people, many of them children. "We'll find out", he said. "I think, new attempts will be made". Trump also said he had "absolutely no doubt" he did the right thing in ordering the cruise missile strike in response to the chemical weapons attack. [Full Article...]

How a McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer

How a McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer The break in the case came when police received a tip that Stephens' auto was in a McDonald's parking lot, Willlams said. The break in the case came when police received a tip that Stephens' auto was in the McDonald's parking lot in Erie, in the northwestern corner of the state, about 100 miles east of Cleveland, authorities said. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan President Declares Mourning After Scores Killed in Base Attack

Afghanistan President Declares Mourning After Scores Killed in Base Attack Friday's terror attack in the provincial capital Mazar-e-Sharif is being billed as one of the deadliest ever assault on the Afghan army by Taliban militants. The United States military command in Kabul said an American air strike had killed a commander, Quari Tayib, and eight other Taleban last Monday. Gen. [Full Article...]

Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'

Kreutzer said the H-1B visa program has proved useful to businesses looking to fill critical vacancies. President Trump delivering on one of his most well known campaign promises. The visit also would take him to the congressional district of House Speaker Paul Ryan, who won't be joining the president because he's on a bipartisan congressional trip visiting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cou... [Full Article...]

Trump Should Question and Independently Verify Syria Intel

Trump Should Question and Independently Verify Syria Intel Russia vetoed the measure just hours after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddled with Russian President Vladimir Putin for two hours in Moscow. "I would like to think that they didn't know". Turkey has said tests showed sarin gas was used. Moscow continues to stand by the Assad government, maintaining that a rebel chemical gas supply had been hit inadvertently, or that the rebels faked the ... [Full Article...]

Trump Helps Release American Aid Worker Jailed In Egypt

She met Friday with Trump in the Oval Office. The White House says Trump brought up Hijazi's imprisonment when Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi came to Washington earlier this month after earlier directing others on his staff to "address this situation through diplomatic channels". [Full Article...]

France on edge as presidential vote looms

Some 20-30 percent might not vote and about 30 percent of those who plan to show up at the polling stations are unsure whom to vote for. Reuters reports that "Macron favors gradual deregulation measures that will be welcomed by global financial markets, while Le Pen wants to ditch the euro currency and possibly pull out of the European Union". [Full Article...]

2 dead, over 400 arrested in Venezuelan protests

It's a route tens of thousands of angry protesters have attempted a half-dozen times in the past few weeks only to find their progress blocked by light-armored vehicles and a curtain of tear gas and rubber bullets fired by riot police officers. [Full Article...]

Trump suggests Le Pen to win French presidential election

Following Tuesday's arrest in Marseille of two men suspected of plotting an attack during the election period, and Thursday's shooting that left one police officer dead and two others severely injured, French authorities have vowed to mobilize "all right means" to safeguard the election. [Full Article...]

N.Korea detains USA citizen; at least 3rd American being held

N.Korea detains USA citizen; at least 3rd American being held Mr Kim, who is in his late fifties, had been teaching at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, (Pust) a unique establishment founded by a Korean-American Christian businessman. The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang , which represents USA interests there because the United States does not have diplomatic relations with North Korea, confirmed that the man had been detained. [Full Article...]

TN AMBER Alert girl's dad believes she was brainwashed by Cummins

Their disappearance on March 13 came after Cummins was investigated by the school system when another student reported seeing the then-married teacher kiss the girl. The sheriff said the two had stopped in Berkeley first and that's how they found out about the commune. "My neighbor noticed the vehicle didn't have a license plate and there was a girl in the auto that looked really young and nev... [Full Article...]

State jobless rate ticks up to 3.6 percent, remains below US

The number of unemployed reflects only 200 fewer than the number seeking unemployment benefits in February. California's statewide unemployment rate ticked down from 5 percent in February to 4.9 percent in March, while the national rate fell from 4.7 percent in February to 4.5 percent last month. [Full Article...]

Egypt terror attack sends country back to state of emergency

Egypt terror attack sends country back to state of emergency Egyptian authorities today identified the second bomber who blew himself up during a Palm Sunday service at a Coptic Christian church in the northern city of Tanta. The parliament has seven days to approve or reject the state of emergency, but its approval is seen as a foregone conclusion since the legislature is packed with el-Sissi's supporters. [Full Article...]

Siskiyou County Deputies Arrest Tennessee Ex-Teacher Suspected of Kidnapping Teen

Deputies with the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office traveled to the area and confirmed the auto belonged to Cummins. Cummins said they were running out of gas, food and money and they needed a place to stay, Barry told "GMA". Authorities said a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with Cummins, who was her teacher, last month has been found safe in California and the teacher has been arrest... [Full Article...]

Macron, Le Pen advance to French presidential election runoff: projections

In France's overseas territories, the voting was held on Saturday. Adelaide Zulfikarpasic of BVA pollsters said: "If it were to benefit someone that would clearly be Marine Le Pen who has dominated this issue throughout the campaign, or Francois Fillon ". [Full Article...]

Syria's Bashar al-Assad is an 'arch-terrorist': British FM

U.S. president Donald Trump ordered the airstrikes after the Syrian regime used chemical weapons against its opponents-killing about 80 people, including children, in one of the deadliest chemical weapons attack in history. However, the USA president also said that the recent missile strike against Assad's military was not the beginning of a campaign to remove the dictator, further noting that the... [Full Article...]

Trump tweets curious video celebrating release of Egyptian-American from Cairo

Hijazi was accompanied by her brother, Basel as she met Trump in the Oval Office. Hijazi, 30, was flown to Joint Base Andrews, the United States military airfield near Washington. The Obama administration unsuccessfully pressed Sissi's government for their release. According to The Washington Post , the White House worked extensively with Egyptian officials to secure the release. [Full Article...]

Russia vetoes UNSC action condemning Syria chemical weapons attack

Russia vetoes UNSC action condemning Syria chemical weapons attack Discussing how to follow up and implement the agreements reached between Iran and Russian Federation during the visit of President Rouhani to Moscow was another part of the talks between Zarif and Lavrov. Western leaders backed the US action, saying Assad had brought it on himself. Secretary Tillerson told President Putin peace can not happen in Syria while Assad is still in power. [Full Article...]

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