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Stockholm suspect was IS sympathizer

National Police Commissioner Dan Eliasson said that police had also discovered a suspect device inside the truck which was driven into the department store, stating that the technical device was found in the driver's seat. "He was on our radar before". "We are waiting for the technical analysis". Akilov's attack with a truck ramming through the crowd has not been claimed by IS, like Nice, Berl... [Full Article...]

'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

Previously, the United States bomb's blast zone had been predicted as 150m, but it left a 300m crater in the in Achin district of Nangarhar province when it was dropped at 7.32pm local time Thursday on a tunnel complex, killing 36 ISIS militants. [Full Article...]

Assad: Syria Chemical Attack '100 Percent Fabrication'

Assad: Syria Chemical Attack '100 Percent Fabrication' He insisted several times that his forces had turned over all chemical weapons stockpiles in 2013, under a deal brokered by Russian Federation to avoid threatened USA military action. On Thursday, Trump expressed confidence that US-Russia ties would improve. "At the right time everyone will come to their senses & there will be lasting peace!" Russia, a close ally of Syria, on Wednesday vetoed... [Full Article...]

PM Modi to attend BJP's national executive meeting in Bhubaneswar

PM Modi to attend BJP's national executive meeting in Bhubaneswar The BJP came second, securing 294 of the total 851 zila parishad seats, a massive increase from its tally of 36 seats in the 2012 local-body polls.The BJP vote share had increased to 21.88 per cent in Odisha in 2014 Parliamentary polls and the party could win one seat while with 26 per cent vote share, the Congress could not win any seat. [Full Article...]

Jury begin 6th day of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez trial

Jury begin 6th day of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez trial The decision comes two years after another MA jury found the former National Football League tight end guilty of murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park near his home in June 2013. He described Hernandez as a "very good young man who happened to hang out with a very bad guy in Alexander Bradley ". Prosecutors said Hernandez opened fire on the men's vehicle because he felt disrespected w... [Full Article...]

Congress launches website on works, life of Dr Ambedkar

Congress launches website on works, life of Dr Ambedkar It was at Deekshabhoomi in 1956 that Ambedkar had led his followers in converting to Buddhism against the oppressive and discriminatory caste system in the Hindu society. Ambedkar did not have a trace of bitterness or revenge in him. "It is also part of Twitter's efforts to elevate public discourse and empower people to reach across divides and build connections", she added. [Full Article...]

FBI Got FISA Warrant to Monitor Ex-Trump Adviser in Russia Probe

They're pursuing information about who released such information and why. No charges have been filed. The FBI secured a court order in 2016 to secretly surveil the communications of Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, as the agency investigates possible ties between the campaign and Russian Federation, the Washington Post has reported . [Full Article...]

Manohar Parrikar says Kashmir took a toll on him as defence minister

Manohar Parrikar says Kashmir took a toll on him as defence minister Parrikar said he followed the principles of Maharashtra warrior Shivaji. Just a few days ago, Goa's Water Resources Minister Vinod Palyekar demanded a ban on drug-ridden rave parties on beaches in the coastal state. The party, which has 16 seats in the 40 member state assembly, said that BJP's failure to rein in senior BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy was an indication that they supported Swamy's st... [Full Article...]

Trump weighs sanctions, other measures against North Korea

Trump weighs sanctions, other measures against North Korea The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the South China Sea as part of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, April 9, 2017. There are fears the North's leader, Kim Jong-un, will use anniversaries today of the birthday of the country's founder, Kim Il-sung, and on April 25 of the establishment of the army, for more weapons tests. [Full Article...]

Government: 36 ISIS Fighters Killed By Massive Bomb

Government: 36 ISIS Fighters Killed By Massive Bomb A Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) weapon is prepared for testingat an armament center. The Pentagon has released aerial footage of largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat striking an ISIS tunnel and cave complex in eastern Afghanistan. [Full Article...]

Day feeling 'lighter' but under-prepared for Masters

There was a roller coaster of emotions and, once again, I was torn. Dustin Johnson smiles on the seventh green during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Augusta, Ga . He withdrew from the WGC-Match Play to be with his mother during her lung cancer surgery. "I've made a lot of great work and progress the past couple of weeks". [Full Article...]

Russian Federation notifies USA of suspending communication hotline with Pentagon

Russian Federation notifies USA of suspending communication hotline with Pentagon Moscow has sought to deflect blame from its long-time ally al-Assad over the incident and says Syrian jets struck a rebel arms depot where "toxic substances" were being put inside bombs. "There's not any sort of option where a political solution is going to happen with Assad at the head of the regime". McCain - who vocally supported the US military response to the attack - added that the White ... [Full Article...]

Human Right Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza

Human Right Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza Both were part of a wave of suicide attacks that killed hundreds of Israelis during the second intifada, or uprising, between 2000 and 2005. Earlier on Sunday, during a visit to southern Israel, Lieberman once again denied Israel's involvement in the killing, saying it "doesn't matter what Hamas says". [Full Article...]

Trump Says US-Russia Relations May Have Hit 'All-Time Low'

Trump Says US-Russia Relations May Have Hit 'All-Time Low' As the Federal Bureau of Investigation and multiple congressional committees investigate possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign, the president and his aides can now point to his hard-line stance on Syrian President Bashar Assad as evidence he's willing to stand up to Putin. [Full Article...]

Islamic State fighters killed by U.S. bomb

The US Department of Defense released a video of the bombing. A military statement said a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb had been dropped from a United States aircraft in the strike. US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said Washington is "working with the government of Afghanistan and our partners in the region in order to deny any terrorist organization - that includes al ... [Full Article...]

Destruction in fight to take west Mosul worse than east

Destruction in fight to take west Mosul worse than east Iraqi and US-led coalition forces liberated the eastern part of the city in late January 2017, while its western part remains under terrorists' control. "And a lot of the reason for that is the coalition airstrikes that have supported our partners as they've taken that territory back". Iraqi government forces on Thursday retook control of a new neighborhood in the western side of Mosul after hea... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by large blast

Afghanistan: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by large blast The Pentagon on Thursday announced the use of the bomb, formally known as the GBU-43, or massive ordnance air blast (MOAB) bomb - the first time it has been utilized since its development in 2003. "They killed our women, youths and elders sitting them on mines". "The GBU-43/B has been in the US arsenal for more than 14 years, deployed to bases in the Middle East where it could be loaded aboard a... [Full Article...]

Rouhani, hard line rival register for Iran elections

Rouhani, hard line rival register for Iran elections Ahmadjinejad was required to step down because of term limit rules in 2013, when President Hassan Rouhani won in a landslide on a promise to reduce Iran's global isolation. Rouhani has also lost one of his main backers: heavyweight former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who passed away in January, played a key role in the surprising landslide victory in 2013. [Full Article...]

Tensions high as N. Korea readies nuclear test

With a USA aircraft carrier group steaming to the area and tension rising, South Korea said it believed the United States would consult it before any pre-emptive strike against the North. It tested a newly developed intermediate-range missile past year. That sends a message, when you combine the two, the Chinese have to calculate that it is possible not likely, but possible this is a preside... [Full Article...]

Over 250 Dead in Colombia Landslide

Cadavers lay unburied in a cemetery while those in the town focused on search and rescue. At least 200 people are now confirmed to have been killed in Colombia's landslide disaster. "They had managed to get out of the house when they started to hear noise", he said in a telephone interview. Marquez said authorities had begun releasing the remains to their families and dozens held funerals at... [Full Article...]


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