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Taliban assault kills at least 50 Afghan troops at army base

Taliban assault kills at least 50 Afghan troops at army base The attack starkly highlighted the struggle by the Afghan government and its global backers to defeat a Taliban insurgency that has gripped Afghanistan for more than a decade. The U.S. military command in Kabul said an American air strike had killed a commander, Quari Tayib, and eight other Taliban on April 17. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying that more than 500 soldiers... [Full Article...]

Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings Despite a dust-up between Pope Francis and then-presidential candidate Donald Trump past year over the question of the U.S. Sought for comment, Vatican spokesman Greg Burke told AFP that they haven't received an official request for an audience as of last week but would welcome it, adding that he did not foresee a conflict of schedule around the dates Trump will be in Italy. [Full Article...]

The Emirates FA Cup

A disappointed Pochettino was gracious in defeat, he said: "Congratulations to Chelsea . I think it's the right moment to finish (talking about being) considered (an) underdog and to find his excuse". "I am happy for my goal, it was a great goal, but it's not the best I've ever scored", he said. How do you play without emotion in the face of such loss? Yes, I think so. [Full Article...]

Israel Rules Out Talks With Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Erdan continued his remarks on Israeli public radio by describing the prisoners as "terrorists". The strike was launched to mark Palestinian Prisoners Day as inmates demand improved medical care and better treatment of female prisoners. However, Palestinians from the West Bank need an entry permit into Israel and Israeli authorities often deny such permits. In the West Bank and Gaza on Mon... [Full Article...]

North Korea's Message for Trump: We Will Protect Ourselves With Nuclear Weapons

North Korea's Message for Trump: We Will Protect Ourselves With Nuclear Weapons According to the report, the official said the USA has also seen an extraordinary number of Chinese military aircraft being brought up to full readiness through intensified maintenance. The non-binding statement was significant in part due to support by China, North Korea's closest ally. "Now that we possess mighty nuclear power to protect ourselves from USA nuclear threat, we will respond wit... [Full Article...]

Marine Le Pen Wants All Terrorist Suspects Expelled From France

He pledged to further reduce French high employment charges and increase workers' minimum wages by 500 euros (535.9 US dollars) per year by cutting taxes on wages. Le Pen is the "strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France", Trump said. She was even sighted in Trump Tower in New York City during the president's transition period, according to The Associated P... [Full Article...]

Babri case: 'BJP believes in innocence of its leaders'

Babri case: 'BJP believes in innocence of its leaders' It is to be noted that it was CBI under Manmohan Singh-led UPA government which moved the apex court in 2011, challenging the HC order discharging Advani and others and seeking its restoration. The court also gave significant directions including that separate trials being conducted in trial courts at Raebareli and Lucknow will be clubbed and conducted in the capital of Uttar Pradesh only. [Full Article...]

California unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in March

California unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in March Of 23,600 jobs posted online last month, 4,200 were classified as "hard to fill". The only county in the state with a lower unemployment rate in March was San Mateo, which had a 2.7 percent rate. Black said the decline in the unemployment rate is due to a buildup in the agricultural sector. "We still have room to bring people up from part time to full time", Shelnutt said. [Full Article...]

Former Iranian President Says Donald Trump Is Not Really In Charge

Former Iranian President Says Donald Trump Is Not Really In Charge The average Iranian still hasn't seen the benefits of the nuclear deal, which saw some global sanctions lifted in exchange for Iran limiting its uranium enrichment. Ahmadinejad said his decision to run was meant to help former Vice-President Hamid Baghaei, a close confidant. Running on the platform "More freedom and peace" Rouhani said, "Freedom should be expanded in both scope and strength in t... [Full Article...]

United Nations condemns North Korea missile launch after Russia, US spar over words

The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the North's ruling Workers' Party, did not mince its words. Some. In February, China temporarily banned coal imports from North Korea after the murder of Kim's half-brother who was living under Chinese protection, prompting state media in Pyongyang to accuse Beijing of "dancing to the tune of the U.S". [Full Article...]

Pence embraces US-Australia partnership after Trump spat

Trump reportedly had a testy first call because of the refugee issue. After taking office Mr Trump was infuriated to learn that the previous Obama administration had agreed to a refugee resettlement deal with Australia where America would take up to 1,250 refugees that Australia houses in detention camps on the Pacific island nations of Nauru and Papua New Guinea. [Full Article...]

Mamata Banerjee re-elected Trinamool Congress chairperson

Mamata Banerjee re-elected Trinamool Congress chairperson TMC works for the people", she said. Disenchantment is growing among several senior leaders of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) against their leadership after an FIR was registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against 13 top TMC leaders earlier this week in connection with the Narada sting operation. [Full Article...]

Russian expert points to Fillon as best French presidential candidate for Moscow

However, commentator Caroline Fourest, who lost colleagues in the attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, believes that it is hard to predict voters' intentions, particularly because of the timing of the latest attack. Former premier Fillon promised an "iron-fisted" approach. Mr Fillon was close behind on 20% and the far left's Jean-Luc Mélenchon on 19.5%. The top two vote-getters will ... [Full Article...]

Aaron Hernandez's funeral scheduled for Monday in CT

Aaron Hernandez's funeral scheduled for Monday in CT Judge McGuire issued an order specifying the items that need to be preserved including video recordings of Hernandez's cell; all of his property; photographs of the scene after his body was found; the state medical examiner's autopsy results; and recordings of telephone calls he made up to 30 days before he died. [Full Article...]

Zarif Slams US for 'Adversely' Affecting Iran's Normal Trade

Zarif Slams US for 'Adversely' Affecting Iran's Normal Trade In addition, US President Donald Trump affirmed on Thursday that Iran "is not living up to the spirit" of the nuclear agreement, which he described as terrible and badly negotiated. The disagreement between Mr Obama and Mr Netanyahu over the deal had strained US-Israel ties and Obama-Netanyahu relationship. Refusing to impose more sanctions on Iran despite its sponsorship of terror and human right... [Full Article...]

Panama Case: Marriyum lashes out at opposition over objections on JIT

Panama Case: Marriyum lashes out at opposition over objections on JIT Police in riot gear on Thursday surrounded Pakistan's highest court in the capital, Islamabad , as it prepared to deliver a decision that could unseat Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations related to the Panama Papers leaks. [Full Article...]

Irish citizens' assembly recommends change to abortion laws

Irish citizens' assembly recommends change to abortion laws The assembly will vote on a number of options for when abortion could be legal, including where there is a real and substantial risk to the life of the woman, real and substantial risk to the life of a woman through suicide - both of which are now legal in Ireland - as well as where there is a risk to the health, or to the mental health of the mother, where pregnancy is the result of rape, and whe... [Full Article...]

Trump's 'Armada' Faces Setback As Navy Fighter Crashes At Sea

Trump's 'Armada' Faces Setback As Navy Fighter Crashes At Sea On Friday, during a transit of the Celebes Sea, an F/A 18E fighter of Carrier Air Wing 2 crashed during a final approach to the deck of the U.S. Navy carrier USS Carl Vinson . The pilot ejected from his F/A-18E Super Hornet as it was on its final approach to land on the USS Carl Vinson . The strike group made news this week when Defense News reported that the carrier was actually heading in ... [Full Article...]

Hamilton: Respect for Vettel is the highest

Hamilton: Respect for Vettel is the highest Red Bull boss Christian Horner has called for clarity over how drivers are allowed to line up in their grid slots after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel failed to park his vehicle between the lines at the Chinese Grand Prix . "So for us I think it's great news that we had another race where we were really close and were able to put some pressure on". "The scenario I am in right now, I am fighting a... [Full Article...]

President Trump will celebrate 100-day benchmark with rally in Harrisburg

President Trump will celebrate 100-day benchmark with rally in Harrisburg Members of the media and political pundits have been using the 100-day standard to measure presidents' success since President Franklin Roosevelt's first term in 1933. Trump himself talked repeatedly about his first 100 days when he was campaigning previous year. The rally will be held the same night as the. Trump will be the first president to break tradition and skip the dinner since Ronal... [Full Article...]


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