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U.S. to renegotiate South Korea trade pact

U.S. to renegotiate South Korea trade pact Trump on Monday said his message to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was: "Got to behave". North Korea Deputy United Nations Ambassador Kim In-Ryong speaks to the media at the UN on April 17, 2017 in New York City. Any minute, it's possible that his staredown with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program could lead to death and destruction in South Korea, where I was born, lived until I was 4... [Full Article...]

Cleveland murder suspect Steve Stephens kills himself after pursuit

On Sunday, Stephens uploaded three videos to Facebook. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told a conference on Tuesday "our hearts go out to the family and friends" of Godwin. "This is something that should not have been shared around the world". Cleveland's mayor says his death brings some closure in the slaying of an innocent man. [Full Article...]

Strive's 5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Strive's 5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Instead of waiting in line to see the Easter Bunny or get his face painted, Rio picked out his spot along the perimeter of the area designated for 5-and 6-year-old hunters. There were so many children, almost a hundred more than a year ago, organizers grew concerned they wouldn't have enough bags of candy. "I fought over a lot of eggs". [Full Article...]

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

There are around 6,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons, according to Palestinian figures. "There will be an update later."Barghouti is now serving five life sentences for his role in murderous terror attacks during the Second Intifada in the early 2000s". [Full Article...]

Woman who defied 'men-only' rule runs same marathon again 50 years later

Woman who defied 'men-only' rule runs same marathon again 50 years later Switzer's boyfriend, Thomas Miller, body-checked Semple, and she ran on, all the way to the finish line. Another woman, Bobbi Gibb, finished ahead of Switzer in the 1967 marathon, but she was not officially registered for the race. Jordan Hasay from US, who was making her debut in marathon clocked 2:23.00 for third place. "This time I cut the cord and went by myself", he said. [Full Article...]

Timeline: Ivanka Trump goes to Washington, and sales surge

Timeline: Ivanka Trump goes to Washington, and sales surge Despite ethics experts raising red flags for months over conflicts of interest between the Trump presidency, his businesses and his family, the unprecedented and unfamiliar nature of Trump's political landscape is proving to be too convenient for the Trumps, especially Ivanka . [Full Article...]

NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law

NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law The NCAA also selected Cedar Rapids as the host for its Division III baseball finals from 2019-22, its Division III women's volleyball tourney in 2019 and its Division III wrestling finals in 2020 and 2022. "By rewarding North Carolina with championship games , the NCAA has undermined its credibility and is sending a unsafe message to lawmakers across the country who are targeting LGBTQ people wi... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump Hosts White House Easter Egg Roll in Pink

Families from around the country attended Monday's event to enjoy traditional activities. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are set to host the official annual Easter egg roll at the White House.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) "Eggitha" from the Virginia Egg Council has her Easter bonnet straightened during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washing... [Full Article...]

Scherzer pitches 7 scoreless innings, Nats beat Braves 3-1

Scherzer pitches 7 scoreless innings, Nats beat Braves 3-1 The Braves were unable to capitalize, however, as Scherzer was able to force Adonis Garcia to ground into an inning-ending double play. He took the loss Wednesday against St. All three games are slated for 7:35 p.m. starts and will be televised live by Fox Sports South. "This ain't working. Just go back to the drawing board and see". [Full Article...]

'Solely Based on Race': Three Dead in Fresno Shooting Spree

Later in the day, at a press conference Tuesday night, Dyer said he did not believe the murders were related to terrorism, adding that the shootings were "solely based on race", therefore deeming it a hate crime. Another man was shot after encountering the shooter on the street, police said, while the third victim was in a parking lot. "The first report was logged about 10:45 a.m.in the 300 bloc... [Full Article...]

Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race

Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race Political strategists on both sides of the aisle are expecting a June runoff following Tuesday's election but say an outright win for the Georgia Democrat shouldn't be ruled out either. "There is no doubt that this is already a victory for the ages", Ossoff said. "Republican voters are not going to sit by and let this district go to a Democrat", Handel said. [Full Article...]

Democrats Face Divided Republican Field In Georgia Special Election

Democrats Face Divided Republican Field In Georgia Special Election Ossoff has tried to walk a line between liberals looking for a chance to oppose Trump and Republicans who couldn't support him in November. Likely due to the fact that Democrats put a lot of money into this race in an effort to flip it, and were obviously hoping to hit the 50% mark necessary to avoid a runoff, President Donald Trump chose to take to his favorite form of communication to essentia... [Full Article...]

MO Attorney General's Office Recused from Supreme Court Case

MO Attorney General's Office Recused from Supreme Court Case The church says this denial violated the free-exercise clause of the First Amendment and the equal-protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment . On the other hand, if the government does offer grants to religious organizations, it will discriminate between religious groups, because many will apply and only a few will receive money. [Full Article...]

Major League Baseball could give microphones to umpires to explain replays

Major League Baseball could give microphones to umpires to explain replays According to a report by the Associated Press , MLB and umpires are now discussing a plan to possibly implement microphones in game to explain replay rulings. Major League Baseball instant replay isn't used to determine whether, say, the second baseman had control of the ball long enough to record an out before bobbling the transfer on a double play turn. [Full Article...]

Man in custody after Calif. shooting near Catholic Charities

The security guard also was a white man. Muhammad faces four counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder, authorities said. Still, police so far believe Muhammad's violent shooting spree was mostly a random act of violence they described as "solely based on race". [Full Article...]

The election is over: Trump to Tax March protesters

The election is over: Trump to Tax March protesters Violent clashes were the exception during the largely peaceful demonstrations, but in Berkeley, California, police arrested 13 people and confiscated knives and makeshift weapons after fistfights broke out between factions that support and oppose Trump. [Full Article...]

DHS chief: Border wall unlikely to stretch from 'sea to shining sea'

DHS chief: Border wall unlikely to stretch from 'sea to shining sea' A USA official with knowledge of the plans who spoke on condition of anonymity because the details have not been made public said four to 10 bidders are expected to be chosen to build prototypes for $200,000 to $500,000 each. "We pray and hope that they're peaceful". And another woman CNN spoke to, Pat Bell , herself a Trump voter but who says she never agreed with his wall rhetoric, says she... [Full Article...]

Pence reassures Japan on N Korea crisis

Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea Monday that it could be in for the same treatment as Syria and Afghanistan - both of which the Trump administration has bombed this month - if it continues with its nuclear program. McMaster cited Trump's recent decision to order missile strikes in Syria after a chemical attack blamed on the Assad government, as a sign that the president "is clearly c... [Full Article...]

Bull sculptor claims NYC violated his rights with 'Fearless Girl'

Bull sculptor claims NYC violated his rights with 'Fearless Girl' An article written by SSGA said there has been an "overwhelming reaction" to the statue and that the company's goal was to "raise awareness and drive a conversation around the need to improve gender diversity in corporate leadership roles". [Full Article...]

Three men killed within blocks of each other in Fresno shooting spree

Muhammad was allegedly caught on surveillance video last Thursday in the shooting at the Motel 6, and Dyer said based on that video, officers had been looking for Muhammad in Madera, Calif., and other areas. "This was a random act of violence, " Dyer said at a briefing earlier Tuesday. Muhammad also shot at another person during his spree, but he missed that individual. [Full Article...]


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