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North Korea say they will pursue nuclear weapons test despite Trump's warnings

A US military official, who requested anonymity to discuss planning, said the United States doesn't intend to use military force against North Korea in response to either a nuclear test or a missile launch. Outwardly, there are few signs of concern in North Korea despite the political back and forth. At the same time, the Pentagon refused to confirm whether the US was fully prepared to strik... [Full Article...]

India, Australia Ink 6 Pacts; To Boost Counter-Terror Cooperation

They welcomed the significant progress achieved through the bilateral Framework for Security Cooperation agreed in 2014. These agreements were inked after the two sides held comprehensive discussions on bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest and concern. [Full Article...]

Quotes of the Day: Donald Trump

Despite initial hopes in Moscow of better ties with Washington under Trump , the United States new president has tempered his praise of Putin, most recently condemning his support for Syria's Bashar al-Assad. But there has been progress on that front, too. "We're going to see how that all works out", Trump said. Stoltenberg welcomed the very strong message from Trump on the importance o... [Full Article...]

Trump says it is time to end war in Syria

China helped North Korea fight a US -led coalition to a stalemate in the Korean War and remains the isolated nation's principal trading partner. We've had police actions, United Nations resolutions, and authorization for the use of military force. [Full Article...]

N. Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal this week, however, Trump also said that he had come to realize through conversations with President Xi Jinping that China's leverage over North Korea is limited-something he maybe should have learned from briefings before such a conversation. [Full Article...]

Amid row over Jadhav, India cancels maritime talks with Pak

India, however, has said that there is no evidence of any wrongdoing by Kulbhushan Jadhav. What has force got us? Jadhav had been convicted for alleged spying, espionage and waging war against the state of Pakistan. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday came down heavily on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz for his statement against Kulbhushan Jadhav and... [Full Article...]

North Korea will conduct nuclear test 'when it sees fit'

In a statement Thursday, North Korea issued a warning to the U.S. - should it take action - of a "merciless retaliatory strike". Pyongyang, meanwhile, recently launched a ballistic missile and some experts say it could conduct another nuclear test at virtually anytime. [Full Article...]

Liquor ban on highways: Goa Govt. assures special dispensation to affected

The liquor industry has also planned a similar move challenging the apex court order banning sale of liquor within 500 metres of highways. Sources said national highways had a greater density of liquor selling outlets than the state highways and they were waiting and watching to act as far as national highways are concerned. [Full Article...]

Bashar Assad Says Accusations of a Chemical Weapons Attack Are a 'Fabrication'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the two countries had agreed to work together on an worldwide investigation into the attack that prompted retaliatory American missile strikes . [Full Article...]

Give us Jadhav chargesheet, consular access

They (Pakistan) have denied our request for consular access 13 times (in about the last one year). The request was made on Friday during a meeting between Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, sources told BusinessLine . [Full Article...]

Turkish referendum polls put 'yes' vote slightly ahead

If the president were accused or suspected of a crime, parliament will be able to request an investigation with a simple majority, and send the investigation to the Constitutional Court with a vote of two-thirds. It remains to be seen whether such unsafe accusations will bring Erdogan or Kilicdaroglu victory. Mehmet Celik, a Dumankaya resident, sees the president as a larger-than-life trail-blaz... [Full Article...]

Upper Valley to host Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday

Upper Valley to host Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday More than 15,000 Easter eggs will be dropped by helicopter onto the football field at Coral Springs High School starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Egg Hunt takes place on Saturday, April 15 at 9 am to noon in De Anza Park; tickets are $3 per child, with pre-ticketing required and no on-site ticket sales. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russian Federation probe

Carter Page , a former foreign policy adviser on the Trump campaign, on Thursday conceded he "may" have discussed lifting USA sanctions against Russian Federation during a July 2016 trip to Moscow-just one day after claiming he "never" spoke about them on that visit. [Full Article...]

More rallies expected over scheduled Arkansas executions

More rallies expected over scheduled Arkansas executions Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen granted a temporary restraining order yesterday to McKesson, a medical supply company that says it sold vecuronium bromide to the state for medical purposes and not for executions. The company said the Arkansas prison system failed to return a supply of vercuronium bromide when it learned the state meant to use it for executions, in violation of an unde... [Full Article...]

Trump administration says no US trading partners are currency manipulators

His stance on Russian Federation and Syrian President Bashar-al Assad has also done a 180. The last report released in October found that six countries - China, Japan , Korea, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland - met two of the three criteria. [Full Article...]

SkySports: Lewis Hamilton predicts 'great battle' with Ferrari in Bahrain GP

SkySports: Lewis Hamilton predicts 'great battle' with Ferrari in Bahrain GP Drivers 1. Lewis Hamilton ( Mercedes ) - 43 points - Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) - 43 points 3. This season's revamped Formula One is already living up to the hype. When he talks up Vettel in the way he does, Hamilton is also reminding Rosberg of what he will never achieve. "These drivers are so unsafe, man", the three-time world champion could be heard saying over the Mercedes team radi... [Full Article...]

Delta OKs $10000 Payments To Passengers On Overbooked Flights

Munoz is relatively new to the role, having taken over from ousted United chief Jeff Smisek in September 2015. United Airlines, now experiencing a public relations disaster following a viral video that showed a passenger being violently removed from one of its flights, is reviewing its own procedures with an announcement of proposed changes expected before April 30. [Full Article...]

Spicer says Hitler comment 'inexcusable and reprehensible'

Spicer says Hitler comment 'inexcusable and reprehensible' Hitler systematically killed millions of people in various death camps, most notably at Auschwitz, where the weapon of choice was Zyklon B, a form of hydrogen cyanide. Speaking on CNN's "New Day" Wednesday, Steven Goldstein, the executive director of the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, labeled Spicer's comment "a mistake" and held that he "should not be the spokesperson for the President". [Full Article...]

Le Pen Campaign Director Targeted by French Probe, Canard Says

Elabe forecast Macron to win the runoff with 62 percent to 38 percent for Le Pen. Communist firebrand Nathalie Arthaud vowed to protect French workers from being "strangled by the capitalist system", while anti-EU nationalists such as Francois Asselineau, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan and Jacques Cheminade enjoyed rare airtime. [Full Article...]

Arvind Kejriwal has dashed my hopes: Anna Hazare

A week into their new academic session, students in some of Delhi's government schools are being asked to study from second-hand torn books with pages falling out while others are staring at walls as they have no books to study from at all. [Full Article...]

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