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Tillerson: US, Russia have low level of trust after talks on Syria

Tillerson: US, Russia have low level of trust after talks on Syria At their meeting, Lavrov told Tillerson Moscow was hoping to understand Washington's "real intentions" and warned that Moscow considered it "fundamentally important" to prevent more "unlawful" United States strikes against its ally Syria . [Full Article...]

State paper says China would protect a denuclearized North Korea

State paper says China would protect a denuclearized North Korea North Korea on Saturday will observe the "Day of the Sun", marking the 105th birth anniversary of its founder, Kim Il Sung. The suspicion is also corroborated by four weeks of "high levels of activity" at the Punggye-ri nuclear-test site, according to 38 North , a research group from the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University. [Full Article...]

New Zealanders brace for second major storm in just over a week

Cyclone Cook has battered New Zealand's Bay of Plenty, leaving homes flooded and many without electricity, but has quickly swept down the North Island without matching the feared destruction of the Wahine storm of 1968. The weather has also disrupted flights across the country, with Air New Zealand suspending all flights in and out of Tauranga. "We are watching very carefully, we're not through ... [Full Article...]

As Tillerson Visits, Russia Accuses US of Unlawful Syria Raid

As Tillerson Visits, Russia Accuses US of Unlawful Syria Raid Both Mr Tillerson and Mr Lavrov said the discussions were frank. "The results of the talks may take a while to manifest themselves", Lavrov said. Russian Federation is a major ally of Assad with troops stationed in the country and the US has suggested Russian Federation may have known about the chemical attack in advance. [Full Article...]

Russia-US Relations Have 'Worsened' Under Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin

Russia-US Relations Have 'Worsened' Under Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin Mr Tillerson said that he was keen to see Mr Assad removed. This will include "business-like, pragmatic" discussions on arms reductions, Lavrov said. "I suggest you look at this vote very carefully and heed this warning". For instance, in Yugoslavia, NATO "launched war" to bomb presidential areas, the Chinese embassy, and when they finally ran out ammunition, they went to the UN Security Counc... [Full Article...]

US berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syrian chemical attack

US berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syrian chemical attack Until the chemical attack, the Trump administration had sought to step back from the U.S. position that Assad should leave power. Trump said Tillerson had completed a successful meeting with Putin, where "things went pretty well". Britain's Ambassador, Sir Geoffrey Adams, told the meeting that United Kingdom scientists have analyzed samples from Khan Shaykhun and they "tested positive for the ne... [Full Article...]

USA strikes win global praise _ but ratchet up Russian Federation tension

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled his trip to Moscow following United States missile strikes in Syria, which Moscow has denounced. The Syrian government has been accused of carrying out multiple chlorine gas attacks. Syria's ally Russian Federation accused the USA of encouraging "terrorists" with its unilateral actions. [Full Article...]

Republicans' narrow win for Kansas seat embolden Democrats

Republicans' narrow win for Kansas seat embolden Democrats Especially in a special election , most voters aren't paying much attention to the candidates when they go to vote, said Stuart Rothenberg, a nonpartisan elections analyst and columnist at The Washington Post . "I wanted to do everything I could to help turnout". Anger is an excellent goad to get someone to vote so it's hardly surprising that more Democrats than usual came out to cast a ball... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

Donald Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter The Palm Beach Post even keeps a running log of all Trump's golf visits, noting that he likes to frequent his own establishments. Trump has spent 13 of his weekends since taking office in Palm Beach, NBC says. It would be his eighth trip to South Florida since becoming president. It's the same church where President Trump and First Lady Melania were married in 2005 and most recently attend... [Full Article...]

North Korea said to ready nuclear test as tensions climb

North Korea said to ready nuclear test as tensions climb Nothing official has been announced, but a large-scale military parade is expected Saturday. "At a time and at a place where the headquarters deems necessary, it will take place". Bermudez said the regime has "repeatedly stated that if Libya or Iraq had nuclear weapons the United States would not have attacked them". North Korean Premier Pak Pong Ju said the project "incorporates the latest archit... [Full Article...]

Malaysia passes child sex crimes law, does not ban child marriage

Malaysia passes child sex crimes law, does not ban child marriage The statement by Tasik Gelugor MP Datuk Shabudin Yahya's regarding marriages between child victims and rapists is unacceptable in the 21st century, said Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan. Sivaselvi pointed out that poverty, lack of education and social pressure are the main factors driving child marriages. "Allowing the perpetrator to marry his victim allows him to escape prosecution and severely... [Full Article...]

Has $2.444 Million Position in Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. LLC now owns 10,492 shares of the company's stock valued at $790,000 after buying an additional 207 shares during the period. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/04/13/edison-international-eix-shares-sold-by-federated-investors-inc-pa-updated.htm... [Full Article...]

Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'

Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication' For example, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says "apart from anything else, we believe it's the only regime that has the capability to make such an attack". He added that "this outrage is abetted by Russia's continuing efforts to bury the truth and protect the Syrian regime" from consequences of using chemical weapons. [Full Article...]

Russia: Talks with U.S. won't lead to immediate action

US President Donald Trump retaliated last Friday with a "warning shot" barrage of 59 Tomahawk missiles which struck the regime-operated Shayrat airbase near Homs - the first direct action against Mr Assad's forces taken by the US in more than six years of the civil war. [Full Article...]

Press Secretary Sean Spicer Apologized for Hitler Comment

Press Secretary Sean Spicer Apologized for Hitler Comment I hope people understand that we all make mistakes. "Frankly, I mistakenly made an inappropriate and insensitive reference to the Holocaust, for which frankly there is no comparison", he told host Wolf Blitzer. "On Passover, no less, Sean Spicer has engaged in Holocaust denial, the most offensive form of fake news imaginable, by denying Hitler gassed millions of Jews to death", said Executive ... [Full Article...]

Cubs Receive Championship Rings in Wrigley Field Ceremony

Cubs Receive Championship Rings in Wrigley Field Ceremony Schwarber and Rizzo each delivered RBI singles with runners in scoring position to extend the lead in the bottom of the fifth inning. "Those are plays that you don't expect to be made behind you and he made two web gems", Anderson said. "They can enjoy it, but we're looking forward to this year". The teams will conclude the season series May 26-28 in Los Angeles. Indians 10, White Sox 4: Tim... [Full Article...]

Ramdas Athawale seeks USA intervention to secure Kulbhushan Jadhav's release

The Congress on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mount diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to secure the release of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday said Jadhav is the victim of a plan that seeks to cast aspersions on New Delhi to deflect global attention from Islamabad's well-known record ... [Full Article...]

USA says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

More than 300,000 people have lost their lives and millions of people have been displaced since a peaceful uprising against Mr Assad six years ago turned into a full-scale civil war. "It is an attempt by him to throw up false flags, create confusion", said department spokesman Mark Toner, alluding to what Assad said in the interview Wednesday. [Full Article...]

United Airlines CEO: We won't drag passenger off plane anymore

Munoz said Dr. Dao can't be responsible in any way because "he was a paying customer". United CEO Oscar Munoz sat down with Good Morning America for his first interview since a man was violently dragged off a United flight Sunday. [Full Article...]

Jack Bird's Father Defends Him Over Broncos Deal

Jack Bird's Father Defends Him Over Broncos Deal There is an unwritten agreement between NRL clubs not to divulge information about which club departing players have signed with, but the Sharks failed to observe that when they sent out a press release confirming Bird was heading north of the border in 2018. [Full Article...]


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