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CORRECTED: Seven migrants confirmed dead in Mediterranean rescue

More than 2,000 people were rescued on Friday and 3,000 on Saturday in dozens of separate rescues, the Italian Coast Guard said. A rescue ship on Saturday brought 504 migrants and one corpse to Pozzallo, Sicily, and while another boat brought about 500 other migrants to Augusta, Sicily. [Full Article...]

Election Monitors Claim Turkish Vote Happened With 'Unlevel Playing Field'

Election Monitors Claim Turkish Vote Happened With 'Unlevel Playing Field' Opposition parties have called for the referendum to be annulled, complaining of a series of irregularities in the vote. The referendum passed by a much narrower margin than many observers-including Erdogan-expected: 51.4 percent of the country supported the system change, while 48.6 percent opposed it. [Full Article...]

Gorsuch Confirmed As Supreme Court Justice After GOP Goes Nuclear

Gorsuch Confirmed As Supreme Court Justice After GOP Goes Nuclear The American Bar Association - a group leading Senate Democrats have called the "gold standard" in evaluating judicial nominations - awarded him its highest rating, "unanimously well-qualified". Justices take two oaths, one required by the Constitution and the other set by federal law. It appeared to Democrats to be a blatantly political move on the part of Republicans who said Mr Obama was simp... [Full Article...]

Iraqi soldiers hit by Islamic State gas attack in western Mosul

Islamic State has not responded to the charge. Yahia Rasoul, said in a statement that Federal Police and Rapid Response forces had put the Old City under full siege, cutting ISIS's supply routes to that area, which used to extend from neighboring Zanjili and 17 Tamuz districts, Iraqi News reported. [Full Article...]

CHP blasts election board after referendum result

The opposition will challenge the 51,4% victory, announced by the state-run Anadolu Agency, following the counting of 100% of the vote and citing electoral commission chief, Sadi Guven. Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan celebrate victory in the Turkey's constitutional referendum . The new constitution states that the next presidential and parliamentary elections are to be hel... [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte rates Chelsea title chances 50-50 after Manchester United defeat

Antonio Conte rates Chelsea title chances 50-50 after Manchester United defeat He said: "No, the satisfaction is for different reasons". Liverpool's Roberto Firmino , right, celebrates with teammate Philippe Coutinho after scoring his side's first goal during their English Premier League soccer match against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, Eng. [Full Article...]

North Korea's missile launch fail

North Korea's missile launch fail Pence is travelling to South Korea to hold talks with the country's leadership. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in South Korea at the start of a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil along the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its growing nuclear and defense capabilities. [Full Article...]

Trump attends Easter service at Episcopal church

Trump attends Easter service at Episcopal church Trump's frequent trips to Florida contrast with his statements during the presidential campaign, in which he said that he would not leave the White House often. "Trump is going to his own drummer, as usual". It was not the first time a Trump eatery has gotten negative publicity since his November 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Trump Goes After Democrat in Georgia's Special Election

There's no primary for this special election , which also means that a candidate has to receive more than 50% of the vote to win. A majority of Republican and Republican leaners (55%) say Republicans in Congress are under no obligation to support Trump's policies if they disagree with him. [Full Article...]

Trump Says North Korea Has 'Gotta Behave'

North Korea's defiance to carry out missile tests should be of grave concern to the whole world, Mr Richardson chillingly warned. Pence, who was briefed on the launch before landing in South Korea, made a surprise visit to the Demilitarized Zone Monday, telling reporters, "The era of strategic patience is over". [Full Article...]

Ethiopia's Deba inherits 2014 Boston win, but not the prize

The only other number retired was John Kelley's No. 61 after he ran 61 Boston Marathons, finishing his last in 1992 at the age of 84 with a time of 5:58:36. "Hopefully, I can finish about 10 minutes behind her and we can celebrate together". "Watching and volunteering at water stations throughout high school has also been more motivation for me to qualify for the marathon ". [Full Article...]

Watch Alec Baldwin Turn Trump Into 'The Bachelor'

I'm not going there again. He went to list all the memories they've had in the Oval Office thus far, before Pence dutifully interjected after each event to remind Trump they actually took place at his Mar-a-Lago resort. So Baldwin's Trump calls both Bannon and Kushner into the Oval Office to sort things out. "Jared, you're such an inspiration", Trump says. "It makes me want to puke". [Full Article...]

North Korea snubbed Chinese diplomats

North Korea snubbed Chinese diplomats The vice-president earlier visited a military installation near the DMZ , Camp Bonifas, for a briefing with military leaders at the joint U.S. U.S. "We need to apply pressure on North Korea so they seriously respond to a dialogue" with the global community, he said, urging China and Russian Federation to play more constructive roles on the issue. [Full Article...]

20 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

20 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses The 91-metre tall massive garbage dump collapsed on Friday evening, burying over 100 homes and displacing over 600 people just as the country celebrated its traditional New Year. People affected by a garbage dump collapse salvage their belongings in Meetotamulla. . Residents of the area, mostly living in shanties, had been demanding the removal of the dump, saying it was causing health problems. [Full Article...]

Spicer: 'We can't put up' with Assad's actions

Syria's government has denied carrying out any chemical attack, and Russia's Defence Ministry said the toxic agents were released when a Syrian airstrike hit a rebel chemical weapons arsenal and munitions factory. "But we can't put up with the actions that Assad has taken against his own people", he said. At least one woman was killed and three other people injured in Saturday's strikes in Kha... [Full Article...]

Turkish opposition issues call to annul referendum result

Returning in triumph to his presidential palace in Ankara, Erdogan addressed thousands of supporters gathered outside, telling monitors who criticised the poll: "Know your place". He also said the High Electoral Board's (YSK) decision to accept unstamped ballots was clearly against the law. Cezar Florin Preda, the head of a PACE monitoring delegation, told reporters in Ankara on April 17 that ... [Full Article...]

VP Pence says "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea

As the brown bomber jacket-clad vice president was briefed near the military demarcation line, two North Korean soldiers watched from a short distance away, one taking multiple photographs of the American visitor. Pence landed in South Korea hours after the North's failed missile launch. McMaster said various United States military and intelligence agencies are working on providing options to "h... [Full Article...]

MCD Polls: AAP accuses BJP of turning Delhi into a dustbin

MCD Polls: AAP accuses BJP of turning Delhi into a dustbin This comes in the backdrop of the Aam Aadmi Party's allegation that power and water tariffs will go up if the BJP wins the MCD polls. AAP's Delhi convener and national spokesperson Dilip Pandey said that the BJP has released its manifesto but all the promises made by them before the last civic polls are still to be fulfilled. [Full Article...]

Spain urges Britain to calm down in row over Gibraltar

Spain urges Britain to calm down in row over Gibraltar When asked later to clarify his comments, Lord Howard said: "I can see no harm of reminding them what kind of people we are". A row after a senior Tory referenced the Falklands War when speaking about Gibraltar is "ludicrous", Falklands veteran Simon Weston has said. [Full Article...]

FBI Had July 2016 Warrant To Spy On Trump Adviser

FBI Had July 2016 Warrant To Spy On Trump Adviser SHAPIRO: Trump aides have downplayed Page's involvement in the campaign even though Donald Trump named Carter Page as an advisor to The Washington Post editorial board. After Page's close connection to Russian Federation had been made public, the Trump campaign said Carter had an "informal" position in the campaign and never had a personal audience with President Trump. [Full Article...]


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