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South Korea's Ex-President Park Geun-hye Indicted on Corruption Charges

Park is accused of colluding with her confidante Choi Soon-sil, who is already on trial, in coercing local conglomerates into donating a total of 77.4 billion won ($ 68 million ) to two non-profit foundations. Park's scandal triggered huge political turmoil in South Korea, with millions taking to the streets to call for her ouster for months before her supporters launched their own protests. [Full Article...]

Watch Trump's First White House Easter Egg Roll

There had been some speculation about whether the Trumps would be able to pull off a successful "egg-stravaganza". "On behalf of the President and Barron , we wish you great fun and handsome days coming ahead of us", Melania said , also thanking the military band, White House staff and egg roll volunteers for their help. [Full Article...]

India, Australia to boost collaboration in skill development

The two Prime Ministers had also met on the sidelines of the G-20 in Antalya (Turkey) in 2015 and in Hangzhou (China) in 2016. Prime Minister O'Neil said they will be assisting mostly in providing logistics support and also act as worldwide observers during the election. [Full Article...]

Syrian town devastated by chemical attack attacked again by warplanes

Thursday night's strikes - some 60 cruise missiles fired from two ships in the Mediterranean - were the culmination of a rapid, three-day transformation for Trump, who has long opposed deeper USA involvement in Syria's civil war. Those strikes prompted a sharply critical response from the Kremlin, including a Facebook post from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev declaring that it has placed the Unit... [Full Article...]

N Korea flaunts long-range missiles in parade

In February, they cut off imports of North Korean coal - with a major source of income for the country. The birth anniversary called "The Day of the Sun" is a public holiday usually marked by grand military parades, mass celebrations and other large displays of national pride. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry suffered 'total chaos' after Diana's death

The two brothers will present the inaugural Legacy Award on behalf of the Diana Award - a charity established to promote the Princess' belief in the positive power of young people - at a ceremony in St James's Palace, London . "So from an emotional side, I was like 'right, don't ever let your emotions be part of anything'". And for me personally, my brother, you know, bless him, he was a huge sup... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Sprouts Bunny Ears At White House Easter Egg Roll

Some people who hoped to attend the event were even anxious that it would be canceled. There had been some speculation that there wouldn't be an Easter Egg Roll this year, but the Trumps said they were excited to "continue the traditions of the past while weaving new traditions into the fabric of our Nation's history". [Full Article...]

North Korea shouldn't test Trump: Pence

North Korea shouldn't test Trump: Pence Two North Korean soldiers look on while US Vice President Mike Pence visited the border village of Panmunjom which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, 17-04-2017. Trump tweeted on Sunday. He said: "China, even though it's voted against the North Koreans in the United Nations Security Council for more sanctions, and said it's going to pressure North Korea - it really h... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis Goes Off-Script At Easter Mass, Addressing World Conflict

Pope Francis Goes Off-Script At Easter Mass, Addressing World Conflict Pope Francis denounced "oppressive regimes" in his Easter message yesterday, but in an apparent call for restraint, urged world leaders to prevent the spread of conflicts, as tensions rose in North Korea and Syria. The Easter mass, the highlight of the Christian calendar began under a cloudy sky where worshippers had gathered since the early hours to gain access amid tight security. [Full Article...]

United won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO

United won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO The airline has been in the midst of a fierce media storm after 69-year-old David Dao was forcibly removed from an oversold Louisville-bound flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Munoz says that he reached out to Dao to apologize but has been unable to reach him. His lawyers in IL released a statement saying in part, 'The family of Dr. [Full Article...]

Tax day protesters feud with police, Trump supporters

Tax day protesters feud with police, Trump supporters On either side of the barrier, protesters and counter-demonstrators held two large banners: one reading, "Defend America", and another reading, "Anti-Fascist Anti-Racist". Activists in cities across the nation are marching today to call on President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. The Trump supporters are ordinary Americans. [Full Article...]

Asian shares, won move south on worries over North Korea

Intelligence agencies in South Korea and the U.S. were attempting to extract more details about the missile, including its exact type. More directly on North Korea, the president returned to a theme of placing much onus on China for reining in the North. [Full Article...]

China-US relations | Trump, Xi showdown fails to materialize

The North's foreign ministry, in a statement carried by its KCNA news agency earlier on Tuesday, said the USA navy strike group's move near the Korean peninsula showed America's "reckless moves for invading had reached a serious phase". [Full Article...]

80000 on march to save Soros university

80000 on march to save Soros university In the introduction of the letter, Chomsky expresses solidarity with the university and those who have voiced their support for the CEU. CEU, which was founded in 1991 by the liberal financier and philanthropist George Soros, issued a statement on Monday promising it "will immediately seek all available legal remedies". [Full Article...]

Russian Federation challenges USA to prove chemical attack in Syria

SHAPIRO: This comes after days of back and forth between the USA and Russian Federation over a chemical attack in Syria and the US military response. Trump said it was "certainly possible" though "probably unlikely". But the day before the United Nations vote, Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a United Nations investigation into the incident -- though he blamed the incident on rebels... [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer on Nazi comparisons: 'I've let the President down'

During the Holocaust, Hitler's Nazis used toxic gas to systematically exterminate millions of Jews. Appearing on Wolf Blitzer's "The Situation Room" on CNN Tuesday, Spicer offered up an apology for the comment, following an afternoon of backlash. [Full Article...]

Dainik Bhaskar Group chairman Ramesh Agarwal dies of heart attack

Dainik Bhaskar Group chairman Ramesh Agarwal dies of heart attack He was rushed to Apollo Hospitals where doctors declared him dead. Agarwal passed away on Wednesday. Condoling his death, Prime Minister Modi tweeted: "Saddened by the passing away of Shri Ramesh Chandra Agarwal". MP Congress president Arun Yadav and senior party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia also expressed deep sorrow at the demise of the media personality. With 7 newspapers and 62 editions, th... [Full Article...]

North Korean missile explodes on launch, US and S. Korea say

North Korean missile explodes on launch, US and S. Korea say The reclusive country has tested another weapon, despite the U.S. president saying he will "solve the problem" if they continue. A top White House foreign policy adviser on Sunday became the latest Trump official to warn that while diplomatic pressure was preferable, USA military action is very much on the table. [Full Article...]

Devotees throng churches across country for Easter celebrations

Devotees throng churches across country for Easter celebrations The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, has said the menace of corruption and economic recession now bedeviling the country will soon become history. The news of the empty tomb spread quickly, from Mary Magdalen to Peter and John, to the other disciples. Rev. Fr. Sojan said resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ was the hope for all who believed ... [Full Article...]

PENCE WARNS NORTH KOREA: 'The era of strategic patience is over'

PENCE WARNS NORTH KOREA: 'The era of strategic patience is over' Even though North Korea and Kim Jong-Un serves as a convenient foil, a kind of bad guy, for USA foreign policy within the larger Asia Pacific region, we have plenty of reason to be frightened of Donald Trump's "America First" foreign policy, which doesn't serve Americans, much less anyone else around the world. [Full Article...]

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