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Trump urges more sanctions for N.Korea

Trump urges more sanctions for N.Korea North Korea has ambitions to build a missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland and tensions have soared in recent months as it carried out a string of missile tests that sparked tit-for-tat sabre-rattling between it and Washington. Envoys on the North Korean nuclear issue from the United States, South Korea and Japan are due to meet in Tokyo on Tuesday. North Korea has an air base in Wonsan ... [Full Article...]

Tom Hardy Reportedly Chases After Thief, Yells "I Caught The C**t"

Tom Hardy Reportedly Chases After Thief, Yells After catching the alleged criminal at a bus stop, Tom searched him for weapons and proudly told onlookers: "I caught the ****". The witness said two men had jumped a red light at a busy junction before crashing the moped into a £50,000 Mercedes near Hardy's home in Richmond. [Full Article...]

Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians? On January 1, 2011, more than 20 people died in the unclaimed bombing of a Coptic church in Egypt's second city, Alexandria . In a statement , the Cabinet says Monday that it approved the presidential decision to declare a state of emergency across the country for three months. [Full Article...]

Charity worker freed from jail in Egypt credits Pres. Trump for release

It all seems like something that would make Steve Bannon and Alex Jones' heads explode. Trump said during Sissi's visit that "we are very much behind" the Egyptian leader. The Obama administration worked to get them released, but made no progress with President Abdel Fatah el-Sissi, not least because of its consistent condemnation of el-Sissi and his brutal crackdown on freedoms in Egypt. [Full Article...]

MSDF, Carl Vinson to hold joint drills in Sea of Japan

MSDF, Carl Vinson to hold joint drills in Sea of Japan Tuesday is Army Day in North Korea and US intelligence is expecting some kind of "firepower display". It is extremely rare for the MSDF and a USA aircraft carrier to jointly conduct exercises in the Sea of Japan. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the South China Sea while conducting flight operations on April 9, 2017. DPRK stands for North Korea's official name, the Democratic Pe... [Full Article...]

Charity worker returns to United States after being detained in Egypt

Hijazi was in Egypt running a nongovernmental organization that was seen as an anti-Egyptian scheme by Egyptian security officials, according to The Post . Hijazi, who has dual citizenship in Egypt and the United States, met with President Donald Trump Friday. Sisi called for intensifying global efforts to dry out the sources of terrorism and to send a decisive message to the countries that s... [Full Article...]

Trump's executive order on taxes is more symbolic than substantive. Here's why

Trump went to the Treasury Department on Friday to sign three executive orders that start the process of fulfilling his campaign pledges to undo regulations that he says unduly strain the US economy. Hoping to spur economic growth, President Donald Trump embarked Friday on new steps to dismantle some of the tax and financial regulations established by former President Barack Obama. [Full Article...]

Twelve People Killed in Venezuela in Overnight Violence

Twelve People Killed in Venezuela in Overnight Violence The opposition says the elections council should call elections for governors that were supposed to be held a year ago, and accuse the council of indefinitely delaying them because the Ruling Socialist party would likely lose in many states. [Full Article...]

French presidential hopeful slams Pope Francis for welcoming migrants

French presidential hopeful slams Pope Francis for welcoming migrants Five days before the first round of the presidential vote in France, four candidates are so close in polls they could all qualify for the runoff in the country's most unpredictable election in decades. " French people have the feeling of being dispossessed of their identity, of their social security system and their sovereignty", the National Front (FN) leader told BFM television on Wednesday... [Full Article...]

French police, protesters clash in anti-Le Pan rally in Marseille

French police, protesters clash in anti-Le Pan rally in Marseille Facing an immigrant crisis much more severe than our own, the French people will vote in the preliminary presidential election on April 23. Le Pen is the "strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France", Trump said . [Full Article...]

Dems Say No Shutdown If Trump Relents On Wall

Failure to approve a government funding bill could throw new doubts over Republicans' ability to fashion a budget blueprint for the fiscal year that starts on October 1 or to succeed in a major effort to cut corporate and individual taxes that Trump has touted. [Full Article...]

Day after polls, AAP keeps fingers crossed, BJP loosens up

Day after polls, AAP keeps fingers crossed, BJP loosens up The exit polls said the party would win by a landslide. There is much at stake for political parties in the municipal poll beyond control of the 104-ward north and south corporations and the 64-ward east corporation. Even as the polling was on, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said reports of EVM malfunctioning came from all over the capital. What is SEC doing? "I will go later to cast my vote", L... [Full Article...]

Spain arrests 9 suspects, probes ties to Brussels attacks

The Catalan police force of Spain confirmed Tuesday that it has detained eight people in an operation against a group linked to jihadist terrorism in the Barcelona region in Northeast Spain. Documents, computers and memory drives were seized in the raids as well as at least three guns and drugs including marijuana. Raids of houses in Morocco connected to the men are now underway in collaborati... [Full Article...]

North Carolina class-size proposal phases in lower caps

The new version of a House bill that eased the restrictions also includes requirements for local districts to report more frequently and with more detail about how state money dedicated to K-3 class size reduction - at least $70 million annually - is being used. [Full Article...]

More Officers On Leave After United Incident

More Officers On Leave After United Incident Likewise, Chicago's aviation department has said only that one of its employees who removed Mr Dao did not follow proper procedures and has been placed on leave . On Wednesday, his lawyers filed an emergency request with an IL court to make sure that United preserves evidence such as videos, cockpit voice recordings, passenger and crew lists and other materials related to United Flight 3411... [Full Article...]

How the new 'Trumpcare' proposal could affect consumers

How the new 'Trumpcare' proposal could affect consumers On the flip side, there was no guarantee that Trump would sign a spending plan without funding for the wall, several aides said . During their recess, some Republican lawmakers have faced angry constitutions - many of them upset over the Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare - during town hall meetings in their home districts. [Full Article...]

Remote-controlled bomb blasts through minibus in Pakistan

Remote-controlled bomb blasts through minibus in Pakistan Earlier, on 31st March 2017, a deadliest explosion outside an Imam Bargah killed at least 24 and injured over 80. They said that the pickup was on its way to Sadda from Gudar when it struck the landmine, adding that injured were transported to the Civil Hospital Sadda. [Full Article...]

Time to remove 'blindfolds'; UN must ready new North Korea sanctions

Japan and South Korea - which are already in range of Kim's nukes - are also sending vessels to bolster the fleet. "Such intimidation and blackmail can never frighten [North Korea]", the Foreign Ministry said, according to a report carried by the state KCNA news agency. [Full Article...]

Indian doctors defend 500kg Egyptian's weight loss amid row

Indian doctors defend 500kg Egyptian's weight loss amid row Dr Aparna Govil Bhasker, section chief of Bariatric Surgery at the Saifee Hospital who was one of the core team of doctors treating Eman Ahmed has "resigned". Liar. He said Eman will be treated and promised she will be fine and she will lose weight. Her body parts were then running at five per cent efficiency, which has now increased up to 60 percent, he said. [Full Article...]

Will a new foreign property buyer's tax cool Toronto's housing market?

The government is also planning on extending rent control to all private rental units, including those built after 1991. Ontario officials estimated foreigners represent 8% of all real-estate transactions in the Toronto area, based on data made available to them. [Full Article...]

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