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Massive US bomb death toll rise to 94, Afghan official says

The US military on Friday defended its decision to drop its most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS positions in Afghanistan, describing it as a "tactical" move. It hasn't said how much it cost to develop the bomb or how many of them exist. "I was sleeping when we heard a loud explosion". He later went near the border, where he met with other residents. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson, Russia President Putin meet in Moscow

The news conference came after Russian President Vladimir Putin met the top American diplomat for nearly two hours to see if they could rescue relations between the world's mightiest military powers. "If they [Syria] use chemical weapons, they are going to pay a very, very stiff price", he said. He made the comparison as he tried to condemn Russia's alliance with Assad in the wake of the chemi... [Full Article...]

Alibaba's Ant Financials increases bid for MoneyGram to $1.2 billion

Alibaba's Ant Financials increases bid for MoneyGram to $1.2 billion BABA, -0.38%, has been looking to expand overseas and initially signed a deal to buy MoneyGram MGI, -0.24% in January for $880 million. As per the amendment, Ant Financial increased the offer price to acquire all of the outstanding shares of MoneyGram from $13.25 per share to $18.00 per share in cash. [Full Article...]

Pompeo's House seat remains in Republican hands

But Thompson benefited from Trump's low approval ratings, a deeply unpopular Republican governor and a state GOP that has been hampered by infighting. On Tuesday people in Kansas' fourth congressional district, an area that includes the city of Wichita , voted in a special election for a new congressman. [Full Article...]

Egypt's parliament approves 3-month state of emergency

On a visit to Algeria, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini expressed solidarity with the Egyptian government and people in the fight against terrorism and stressed that those responsible for the attacks must be held accountable. Egypt's Copts have been the target of several deadly attacks since the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime President Hosni Mubarak. " United States strongly cond... [Full Article...]

'All options on table' with North Korea: Mike Pence at DMZ

This trip is coming nearly exactly 64 years to the day since Pence's father was awarded that medal - a remarkable fact, especially as the war remains unresolved. sanctions, and regularly threatens to destroy South Korea and the United States. The DMZ is the highly-fortified de facto border between North and South Korea. [Full Article...]

McMaster: North Korea's provocations 'can't continue'

The United States slammed North Korea's latest missile test as a provocation and insisted on Sunday (Apr 16) it is working closely with China to resolve a crisis that Washington sees as reaching a critical stage. That's the consensus of Mr. Trump and allies in the region like Japan, South Korea and China, McMaster said on ABC's "This Week ". China is North Korea's only major ally. [Full Article...]

North Korea plan ANOTHER nuclear test

Pence, who has called the North's failed missile test a day earlier "a provocation", said the us and its allies will achieve its objectives through "peaceable means or ultimately by whatever means are necessary" to protect South Korea and stabilize the region. [Full Article...]

Who is driving Trump's new foreign policy, him or the military?

A United States military strike against North Korea's nuclear facilities could spark an all-out war, warns Professor Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in worldwide affairs. He continued: "So what you have is you have very quick responses, you have a commander in chief basically giving priority to commanders on the ground, to the defense secretary, to t... [Full Article...]

US, allies and China working on North Korea

Pence said he had spoken with President Donald Trump, who asked to convey to the troops in South Korea that "we're proud of you and we're grateful for your service". Mr McMaster said: "I think there's an global consensus now, including - including the Chinese and the Chinese leadership - that this is a situation that just can't continue". [Full Article...]

Tough talks and tension for Tillerson in Moscow

Tough talks and tension for Tillerson in Moscow World leaders had called for a probe into the "barbaric" attack in Khan Sheikhoun last week, which caused an global outcry and prompted a retaliatory United States missile strike. Hours earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin was equally pessimistic, saying in an interview on Russian television: "The level of trust on a working level, especially on the military level, has not improved but ha... [Full Article...]

Improved mentality ignites Spurs' title chase for Premiere League

Improved mentality ignites Spurs' title chase for Premiere League LONDON (AP ) - Unlike last season's title race, Tottenham knows it isn't on the wrong side of a popularity contest in its pursuit of Chelsea. "We expended a lot of energy fighting against Leicester, against Chelsea, against the media". It's impossible to understand why. It means a lot. But the Toffees now sit fifth - albeit with Arsenal and Manchester United having a number of games in hand - ... [Full Article...]

Iraq official: ISIS launched chlorine gas attacks in Mosul

Central Command in charge of oversees combat missions in region stated that fighters had requested airstrikes and "identified the target location as an ISIS fighting position". Gen. Raid Shakir Jawdat, commander of the federal police forces, said in a statement . According to Rasoul, troops are on a "very short" distance from the Grand Nuri Mosque the landmark structure at the where ISIS leader... [Full Article...]

Gov. Walker's annual egg hunt goes on as planned

Gov. Walker's annual egg hunt goes on as planned Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric spoke to Chris Chandler, president of Wells Wood Turning & Finishing, the company that makes the wooden eggs for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. While the kids love the eggs and the treats and prizes that come with them, Pastor John says the worship service that spreads the true meaning of the holiday is what's most important. [Full Article...]

North Korea marks late leader's 105th birthday

The portraits of late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il are seen lit at dawn at Kim Il Sung Square on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Given safety considerations, as with most military parades the equipment on display was likely a highly accurate model of the real system.) The familiar road-mobile KN-08/KN-14 were shown but appeared to have been slightly modified. [Full Article...]

White House decides to keep visitor logs secret

White House decides to keep visitor logs secret The White House also announced on Friday that it would keep its visitors' logs secret , discontinuing the release of information on corporate executives, lobbyists and others who enter the complex, often to try to influence federal policy. [Full Article...]

Why did U.S. really attack Syria?

Why did U.S. really attack Syria? But he said it was an open question where relations go from here. "It'd be a fantastic thing if we got along with Putin and if we got along with Russian Federation, and that could happen, and it may not happen; it may be just the opposite". [Full Article...]

The New Birtherism: Left Rallies to Demand Trump's Tax Returns

The New Birtherism: Left Rallies to Demand Trump's Tax Returns The election is over! "I'm really mad because he made Barack Obama produce his birth certificate, and he's not even producing his tax returns", Washington , D.C. Police formed a line between Trump supporters and anti-Trump protesters with the plan to confiscate weapons. "The White House response is he's not going to release his tax returns", Kellyanne Conway said on ABC's "This Week". [Full Article...]

BJP to make Odisha a laboratory for welfare schemes: Dharmendra Pradhan

PM Narendra Modi today felicitated families of freedom fighters in Odisha. "Justice needs to be delivered to every citizen without any bias or prejudice", it read. The Prime Minister's comments came on a day when the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) asserted Muslims have a "constitutional" right to follow their personal law of which "triple talaq" was a part. [Full Article...]

Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

North Korean schoolgirls attend a dance class at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace on Friday , April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Trump has spoken out aggressively against North Korea this week, saying that his recent meeting with China's Xi made him realize how complicated the problem was. [Full Article...]


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