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Morning rain then mostly dry Easter Sunday

Morning rain then mostly dry Easter Sunday Temperatures are expected to go higher into the 80s for Nassau County and New York City. Showers and storms will continue, into this evening, and the cold front will drag most of this activity out of the area by midnight. The East End will see highs in the low to mid-70s. The next system builds in on Wednesday , bringing a chance for showers and storms Wednesday night. [Full Article...]

Mike Pence offers reassurance in Seoul following North Korea's 'provocation'

Trump has tweeted, "North Korea is looking for trouble". President Donald Trump's vice president arrived in the region a day after North Korea celebrated the birth anniversary of the country's late founder with a military parade showing off missiles and military hardware. [Full Article...]

East Tennesseans celebrate Easter with sunrise services

East Tennesseans celebrate Easter with sunrise services Special prayers and worship were also held with Catholic church members breaking their fast after Good Friday. All the different churches and various denominations all united together for this significant day. The senior pastor a First Presbyterian Church in Flint says they chose this location to proclaim that because Christ has risen, there is hope. Services will start at 11 a.m.at the church l... [Full Article...]

U.S. says countries must punish United Nations troops for sexual abuse

The UN chief Antonio Guterres has recommended the shutdown of the $346 million mission as the USA, the largest contributor to the mission with 28.5 percent, wants to cut its funding. Without agreement for widespread reform and accountability from the U.N.'s member states, solutions remain elusive. It states that previous year 103 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse were reported in fi... [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan eyes referendum win; critics claim fraud

More than 55 million people in the country were registered to vote, while another 1.3 million Turks cast ballots overseas. Erdogan added that the referendum result was a common victory of all the 80 million people living in Turkey or overseas, while "all the disputes were left behind". [Full Article...]

Sweden questioning 7 people over deadly truck attack

Sweden questioning 7 people over deadly truck attack Four people died and fifteen were injured when a truck plunged into a crowd at a busy pedestrian street in the Swedish capital on April 7, 2017. The other people killed were a Belgian and two Swedes. Police said several people have been arrested and another 500 questioned in connection with the case. "The police stressed he is not suspected of the deed, but is wanted for questioning". [Full Article...]

Get Bumped Off Delta Flight, You Might Get Up To $10000

Get Bumped Off Delta Flight, You Might Get Up To $10000 Bridges, posted a video on Facebook. In an effort to prevent the crew from bumping a seated, paying passenger, the seat dispute will now be settled ahead of boarding. The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that it is reviewing Sunday's events to see if United violated rules on overselling flights. [Full Article...]

White House: Russia back channel story 'flimsy'

White House: Russia back channel story 'flimsy' The UAE apparently agreed to broker the meeting in part to explore whether Russian Federation could be persuaded to curtail its relationship with Iran, including its involvement in Syria. Prince would probably have been seen as too controversial to serve in any official capacity in the Trump transition or administration. Blackwater was a US security company that made front-page news in 2007 af... [Full Article...]

Birthday cheers and jeers for Zuma in show of a divided nation

Birthday cheers and jeers for Zuma in show of a divided nation Zuma was reacting to United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa's statement that the march organised by seven opposition parties would also be held in KwaZulu-Natal, which is considered "a no-go area". Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller, reporting from Pretoria , said the opposition parties show unprecedented unity in coming together for the protests. ANC could turn Opposition parties are callin... [Full Article...]

US security adviser says North Korea behavior 'can't continue'

Speaking to US TV network ABC from the Afghan capital of Kabul, McMaster said Trump had called on US military, diplomatic and intelligence officials to give him options that could be used "if the North Korea regime refuses to denuclearize". [Full Article...]

US, China Working On North Korea Problem

The US military's Pacific Command said North Korea's latest ballistic missile test, early on Sunday from the coastal city of Sinpo, "blew up nearly immediately". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday urged North Korea to refrain from taking further provocative actions, comply with United Nations resolutions and abandon its nuclear missile development. [Full Article...]

New Zealand evacuates people ahead of Cyclone Cook

They have also warned that it is a "really tightly packed cyclone" that will bring a "phenomenal" amount of rain and wind, reported The New Zealand Herald , compared to Cyclone Debbie which was more spread out. Ministry deputy secretary Katrina Casey says the closures affect all 57 schools and about 80 ECEs in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, as well as schools on Great Barrier Island, Waiheke, Frankli... [Full Article...]

North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in birthday parade

North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in birthday parade The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly on the results of the policy review and requested anonymity. In a statement, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Trump and his military team "are aware of North Korea's most recent unsuccessful missile launch". [Full Article...]

Spurs hot on Chelsea's heels, Manchester City up to third

Spurs hot on Chelsea's heels, Manchester City up to third Now Tottenham occupies the role of the underdog, sitting four points behind Chelsea after swatting aside Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday. Chelsea and Tottenham take a break from Premier League action next time out, as they meet at Wembley in the semi-finals of the FA Cup. [Full Article...]

Advisers: US seeks to fight IS, oust Assad

The official, who wasn't authorized to speak publicly on intelligence matters and demanded anonymity, didn't give precise timing for when the drone was in the area, where more than 80 people were killed. Putin said on Tuesday Russia would be urgently asking the global chemical weapons watchdog - the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons - to investigate the incident. [Full Article...]

Ex-Afghan president: Allowing US to drop bomb 'treason'

Afghan defence officials have said the 21,600-pound GBU-43, dropped late on Thursday in Nangarhar, had killed almost 100 suspected militants, though they acknowledged this was an estimate. Blasting the USA for using the MOABs to kill a limited number of terrorists, he said that hazards of the bomb for Afghanistan and its environment are like atomic bombs. [Full Article...]

Seven ISIS Militants Killed While Planning Another Attack on Christians

It also published names and pictures of others identified as fugitive members of the same cell, offering LE100 thousand ($5,510) for leads on their whereabouts. Security at many places of worship in the United States is also on high alert. Authorities are still trying to identify the Tanta attacker, the ministry said. [Full Article...]

Mission company makes bid on border wall

President Donald Trump's campaign promise of a "big lovely wall" along the Mexican border all but came tumbling down Wednesday as the secretary of Homeland Security said that there would only be solid barriers on parts of the border, combined with technology and human patrols. [Full Article...]

Polling peaceful in Nanjangud, Gundlupet segments

Polling peaceful in Nanjangud, Gundlupet segments Attempts to gather within 100 m of the booths was discouraged and the police promptly used to reach the spot and ask the crowd to disperse. Voters thronged polling booths in the two constituencies in large numbers right from when they were opened at 7 am, and till 5 in the evening, the closing time, the 236 booths in Nanjangud recorded a 78 per cent voting, while at Gundlupet the figure, accordi... [Full Article...]

Pence to visit Demilitarized Zone

ET, made a failed attempt to shoot off a missile, which exploded immediately after launch. "This is the same location as Pyongyang's latest missile launch 11 days ago , when another missile was said to have failed after flying some 60 km into the waters between Korea and Japan", Lee reports. [Full Article...]


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