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Iraq Accuses IS of Using Chemical Weapons in Mosul

Federal police members ride in the back of a vehicle during clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in Mosul , March 25, 2017. Seven soldiers suffered respiratory problems and were treated at a field clinic, the officer said , speaking on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

No one we contacted could state flatly that North Korea was the victim of cyber-sabotage. He reiterated USA support for South Korea, telling his host: "We are with you 100%". Trump once seemed to understand how America had been taken to the cleaners during and after the Cold War. "I am not like other administrations, where they say, 'We are going to do this in four weeks.' It doesn't work that w... [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses USA of creating situation for nuclear war

The procession's vast array of ballistic missiles included some models that hadn't been seen in public before, US intelligence officials said. -South Korean military exercises being staged now are the largest-ever "aggressive war drill" aimed at his country, formally the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. [Full Article...]

It Looks Like Trump Is Moving Forward On 'Buy American, Hire American'

The review is targeted at what officials call "outsourcing firms", that is companies that flood the H-1B lottery system with as many applications as possible, bringing in a higher percentage of workers and contracting their services out to other companies. [Full Article...]

German Bund Yields Hit One-Month Low on French Election Jitters

It featured all 11 candidates in the race. Ms Le Pen, leader of the National Front (FN) party, promised to restore control of France's borders and scrap the euro, or else hold a referendum on European Union membership. I know it". "Without a clever protectionism, we are going to watch jobs being destroyed one after another", she said. The Socialist candidate, former education minister Beno... [Full Article...]

French police thwart attack days before election

The men, born in 1993 and 1987, of French nationality, had the intention of committing an attack on French soil within the next few days, he said. France has been on high alert since a string of terror attacks that began in 2015, which have killed more than 230 people. [Full Article...]

The Trump-Xi Summit

The Trump-Xi Summit President Donald Trump today hailed the tremendous progress made by the USA in its relationship with China and said he expects "lots of very potential bad problems to go away" in future. 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... [Full Article...]

US Envoy Says Sex Abuse by UN Peacekeepers 'Must Stop'

The peacekeepers helped normalize a country in chaos after political upheaval in 2004 and a devastating 2010 natural disaster that killed as many as 300,000 people - including the head of the United Nations mission itself - as well as Hurricane Matthew, which caused widespread devastation in October. [Full Article...]

UK leader seeks snap June 8 election to bolster Brexit hand

The Liberal Democrats perceive the vote as a chance to win over voters opposed to leaving the E.U. The reasons for the Labour Party to support new elections are less clear, but Jeremy Corbyn, the unpopular Labour leader, has already vowed to back May's plan. [Full Article...]

Government officially introduces legislation to legalize and regulate cannabis

In spite of many lawmaker's enthusiasm for the proposed law, Canada's nation-wide legalization of recreational cannabis could conflict with worldwide drug treaties which still ban the substance. While many details remain to be seen, the legislation will block sellers from marketing cannabis products that appeal to youth or are packaged or labelled in a way to appeal to them. [Full Article...]

Clinton's 2nd Call on Election Night: 'Mr. President, I'm Sorry'

Clinton's 2nd Call on Election Night: 'Mr. President, I'm Sorry' The disclosure comes in a book detailing Clinton's election campaign and disappointing loss to unlikely rival Trump - whom she called to congratulate after her surprising defeat. He wanted to avoid a messy recount and the drama that comes with it. According to Yahoo News , the authors thought that they would be watching the glass ceiling above women being " shattered " when they embed into Clin... [Full Article...]

At least 24 dead as bus plunges into ravine in Philippines

At least 24 dead as bus plunges into ravine in Philippines The bus was traveling from Isabela province to Candon town in Ilocos Sur when the accident happened. "The road is really risky". He also said that several people were injured in the incident and have been taken to hospital, many of them are in a serious condition. [Full Article...]

European Union calls on Turkey to seek national consensus

European Union calls on Turkey to seek national consensus The referendum approved Sunday included 18 constitutional amendments, including abolishing the office of prime minister, which will eliminate a critical counterbalance to Erdogan's power. "The Turkish Republic has always been flawed, but it always contained the aspiration that - against the backdrop of the principles to which successive constitutions claimed fidelity - it could become a democracy"... [Full Article...]

Theresa May calls snap General Election for June 8th

Theresa May calls snap General Election for June 8th With the main opposition Labour Party weakened and divided under left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn and the pro-EU Liberal Democrats holding just nine Commons seats, May is calculating that the election will bring her an expanded crop of Conservative lawmakers. [Full Article...]

Hugo Castro missing in Mexico after Facebook plea for help

Hugo Castro missing in Mexico after Facebook plea for help His last contact was Thursday on Facebook live from the side of a busy highway between Mexico City and Puebla . Castro's partner in the organization, Gaba Cortes, has since been posting updates of the search on her Facebook page. He hasn't been in touch with the organization for a week. She urged the authorities of both countries to "get to work" to bring Castro home and allow him to contin... [Full Article...]

Egg-citing Easter hunt at the bird park

Egg-citing Easter hunt at the bird park Saturday was packed with Easter egg hunts across the county, including one of the largest at the Moses Lake Sand Dunes. The Easter bunny arrived in a horse-drawn carriage, inviting countless photos by smart-phone wielding parents. "We're hoping to match it this year, if not go a little over". "This is one of my favorite things that I get to do for the city and I really like seeing everyone enjoy... [Full Article...]

Pence says still "a chance" diplomacy can stop North Korea

The US military is providing support for a Saudi-led coalition fighting anti-government Houthi rebels, but Mattis said the US focus is on arranging a United Nations-brokered negotiating team to resolve Yemen's civil war diplomatically. Wang told reporters that although US officials have made clear that a military strike remains on the table, he believes that Washington would still prefer to de-esc... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis condemns attack on a convoy in Syria

Pope Francis condemns attack on a convoy in Syria Pope Francis celebrated Easter Sunday mass with tens of thousands of people who faced heavy security checks in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican . According to Reuters, security has been tight for the Pope's Easter week events after truck attacks against pedestrians recently in London and Stockholm. [Full Article...]

Brexit plans unaffected by election: European Union

However, a spokeswoman for Britain's Brexit department said in a statement on Monday: "No decisions have been taken about the location of the European Banking Authority or the European Medicines Agency , these will be subject to the exit negotiations". [Full Article...]

Trump Celebrates First Easter Egg Roll As US President

While standing on the Truman balcony, accompanied by Melania, their 11-year-old son Barron and a large white rabbit, Donald forgot to put his hand on his heart during the National Anthem. A Slovenia-born first lady has been successful so far in her most important duty: making sure her husband seems presidential. "It's great you are all with us today, hope you have a great time with many activities... [Full Article...]


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