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Canadian Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan offers prayers at Golden Temple

Canadian Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan offers prayers at Golden Temple Sajjan's family hails from Bambeli village, 15 km from Hoshiarpur. His family had migrated to Canada in mid-1970s, when Sajjan was around five years old. However, the Canadian Defence Minister avoided the radical elements and was received by top SGPC functionaries, including its president Kirpal Singh Badungar, to a red carpet welcome shortly after 6 am. [Full Article...]

Drawdown of UN Mission Could Impact Organized Crime in Haiti

The resolution adopted Thursday recognizes "the major milestone" the country has achieved toward stabilization following recent elections. The end of the operation comes at a time when the United Nations is facing a serious financial crunch as Washington, which contributes 28 per cent of the $8 billion peacekeeping budget, has said it will be reducing its payments. [Full Article...]

Labour party defines the rich as anyone earning over £70000

Labour party defines the rich as anyone earning over £70000 Mr McDonnell said middle and low earners were "being hit very hard" with a combination of income tax rises and "attempts by this government to increase National Insurance payments on the self-employed". "It's been glacial and we can see there are people who take the mickey, and it's not fair". Ms Thornberry denied the Labour leadership was taking the party back to the times of Michael Foot's dis... [Full Article...]

Concerned Venezuela not allowing opposition to be heard -Tillerson

Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called on Venezuelans to take to the streets on Wednesday for what they dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader. In many cases protests have ended with youths throwing rocks squaring off against security forces spraying tear gas in melees that have dragged on well into the evening. [Full Article...]

Paramore Announces New Album and Releases New Single

Paramore Announces New Album and Releases New Single View the video for " Hard Times " below. The album follows Paramore's previous self-titled album released in 2013. The tour will be having shows across the United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. [Full Article...]

Turkey's opposition CHP to demand annulation of referendum

The European Commission's request is a direct response to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe election monitor's preliminary conclusion in which it said Turkey's referendum was not impartial and instead favored President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid "limitations on fundamental freedoms". [Full Article...]

Japan and Australia to deepen ties amid North Korea tension

Japan and Australia to deepen ties amid North Korea tension From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the US military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons. [Full Article...]

Capitals beat Maple Leafs 5-4, tie series at 2 games apiece

On top of all of that, look for Caps' goaltender, Braden Holtby, to dial his level of play up another level. The rookie trio of Matthews, Nylander and Zach Hyman proved nearly unstoppable in Game 3 - with more than 70 percent puck possession. [Full Article...]

Australia, New Zealand back Trump on possible WTO action on Canada dairy

This particular dispute has already affected 75 family farms, caused more than a $150 million in losses, and prompted a bipartisan alliance of lawmakers to demand that Trump deliver on his tough talk about protecting USA industries from unfair trade practices. [Full Article...]

North Korea Celebrates Big Holiday With Simulated Nuclear Strike On America

North Korea Celebrates Big Holiday With Simulated Nuclear Strike On America US Vice-President Mike Pence says " all options are on the table". But, "we will defeat any attack and meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective American response". Its latest missile test on Sunday failed a few seconds after launch. Deputy UN ambassador Mr Kim said North Korea's policy was shaped by the Trump administration's push for "high-intensity ... [Full Article...]

New Justice Gorsuch asks his first questions from Supreme Court bench

Neil Gorsuch jumped into the fray after only a few minutes in his first day on the bench Monday, ultimately asking dozens. The case, brought by a longtime U.S. Gorsuch showcased his brand of textualism from the first question he asked. The justices offered no explanation, but court observers speculate that it could be a sign that the justices expect they will be divided. [Full Article...]

Venezuelans march against Maduro en masse

The protest appears to have taken its first victim, a student identified as Carlos José Moreno, either 17 or 19 years old. Although she doesn't expect change overnight, she said protesting is the only option the opposition has after what she says are scores of abuses committed by the government. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia to shelve infrastructure projects costing billions as cheap oil bites

In two years, the rebels fired 47,847 rockets at Saudi territory, as well as "48 ballistic missiles, all of which were intercepted", he stated. "It did not happen for several reasons: First, there would have been be a large deployment of ground forces which would have resulted in a large number of civilian and military casualties". [Full Article...]

Trump adviser visits Pakistan after massive airstrike

The visit comes just days after the United States dropped an 11-ton MOAB bomb on a mountain hideout for militants. Conveying Pakistan's concerns over the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, the adviser reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to work with the worldwide community to support efforts for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. [Full Article...]

Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech to Conservative Party members to launch their election campaign in Walmsley Parish Hall, Bolton, Britain April 19, 2017 . Peers would also be forced to back the priorities under the Salisbury Convention, which means that the Lords will not try and vote down government plans mentioned in an election manifesto. [Full Article...]

Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site

The agency notes that this would be the first time that three games at the same location had been recorded. Satellite imagery of the site in recent weeks indicated Pyongyang was preparing for another nuclear test, ratcheting up tensions on the Korean peninsula. [Full Article...]

Death toll rises in Sri Lanka rubbish heap collapse

Death toll rises in Sri Lanka rubbish heap collapse The police said about 145 houses had been damaged, but they did not say how many had been buried. The death toll in a disastrous collapse of a rubbish dump in Sri Lanka rose to at least 29 on Monday, as traumatised residents accused authorities of ignoring their previous warnings over the site's safety. [Full Article...]

Trump Directs Review of H-1B Visas

Citizenship and Immigration Services. Acting on his "Buy American, Hire American" pledge, Trump signed the order that calls for an overhaul of the programme at the Kenosha , Wisconsin, headquarters of tool-maker Snap-on Inc yesterday. In all, about 85,000 of the visas are awarded each year; in recent years, there have been several times that many applicants. Technology executives, who have ... [Full Article...]

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas' Request To Carry Out Execution

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas' Request To Carry Out Execution The state scheduled the executions to occur before its supply of midazolam expires at the end of the month; Arkansas has not found a new supplier of the drug. The governor is monitoring the courts and plans to visit with the attorney general and Arkansas Department of Correction leaders to discuss any next steps. [Full Article...]

Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump — Triumph in Georgia

The suburban Atlanta district has been represented by a Republican for more than two decades. Ossoff was one of three Jews - another Democrat and a Republican - running Tuesday. "Hey that's what happens when you have $9 million, most of it from out of Georgia", said Handel, asked about the moment. However a runoff election in June will give Ossoff another opportunity to contend for the sea... [Full Article...]

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