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NATO chief: Trump has been 'very consistent' in support of alliance

Only days ago, in an interview with the Financial Times , Trump reiterated that campaign pledge. Trump appeared to agree. Trump' former national security adviser, retired General Michael Flynn, was forced to resign on February 13 for contacts with Russia's ambassador to the United States before Trump took office. [Full Article...]

Japan PM: NKorea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference yesterday that the government was always collecting and analysing information about North Korea but refrained from giving details. "While China will not be named as a manipulator, if countries like Japan , Germany and China remain on its monitoring list and the report steps up criticism, for instance on their monetary poli... [Full Article...]

Drug companies ask court to block Arkansas execution

Drug companies ask court to block Arkansas execution Asa Hutchinson. That's because the state's supply of midazolam, one of the ingredients used in the fatal cocktail, will expire at the end of April. McGehee's execution was blocked by federal judge last week. Clint Schnekloth, pastor at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fayetteville. "ADC personnel used an existing medical license, which is to be used only to order products with legitimate... [Full Article...]

Threat at Northwood High School in Irvine triggers lockdown

Threat at Northwood High School in Irvine triggers lockdown The police department received a call around 1:40 p.m. regarding a male suspect who said he was a student at the school. The search of school grounds came up clear, Beaulieu said, and a closer analysis of the call and the comments the caller made in the original call led police towards the swatting theory. [Full Article...]

China urges correcting 'historical injustice' to allow Palestinian state

China urges correcting 'historical injustice' to allow Palestinian state The resolution, adopted on December 23, 2016, condemned Israel's settlements on occupied Palestinian territory as illegal, and urged it to halt building. Al-Maliki said the two-state solution is the only way to resolve conflict in the region and that establishing the Palestinian state is the "cornerstone of the fight against terrorism". [Full Article...]

Top Russian, Iranian Generals Condemn US Missile Strike

Top Russian, Iranian Generals Condemn US Missile Strike Haley said she thought a regime change would occur because "all of the parties are going to see that Assad is not the leader that needs to be taking place for Syria". But for Russian Federation or any other nation, McMaster said, supporting Syria's regime isn't in its best interest, and Russian Federation ultimately decides the kind of relationship it wants with the United States. [Full Article...]

TV host Jimmy Kimmel jokes about legal marijuana in Canada

The bill tabled Thursday will, once approved, make the use of marijuana legal for all adults in Canada, however each province has the right to increase the minimum age should it choose. Uruguay is the first country to completely legalize marijuana so should the bill pass in Canada like it is expected to, Canada would become the second country to make marijuana legal. [Full Article...]

Erdogan and Putin back investigation into Syria chemical attack

On Thursday, in an interview with AFP, President Bashar al-Assad of Syria said the alleged gas attack which the United States and its allies have blamed on the Syrian military was "100 percent fabrication". The meeting was called to discuss the April 4 attack on the Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun that killed almost 90 people. Britain's Ambassador, Sir Geoffrey Adams, told the meeting that United... [Full Article...]

Was the 'Mother of All Bombs' built in Oklahoma?

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb - better known by its nickname, the "mother of all bombs" - hit a tunnel complex in Achin district in Nangarhar province. The US believes there are between 600 and 800 IS fighters in Afghanistan, mostly in Nangarhar. He said he could see smoke in the sky. A U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command MC-130 Combat Talon transport aircraft dropped the ... [Full Article...]

Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter The attacks also came less than a week after Al-Sisi and President Donald Trump met at the White House and pledged to work together to fight radical terrorism. A state investigation said it was a suicide bombing. "(Saturday), we met with (Egyptian) President Al-Sisi to discuss how to foster better collaboration as we work together on our common interests of destroying ISIS, Al-Qaeda and other ... [Full Article...]

Syrian deal to evacuate tens of thousands of people begins

People from the north-western towns of Foah and Kefraya are being taken to government-held areas near Aleppo. The Syrian government and rebels have begun evacuations on Friday in four cities under siege, according to the BBC. The rebel-held towns of Madaya and Zabadani in southwest Syria are being evacuated along with the mainly Shia villages of Al-Fu'ah and Kafriya in the northwest. [Full Article...]

No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

The group, which is based in Nangahar province, has staged deadly attacks on civilians but failed to break out of its stronghold in the east. Deptula, Cancien and USA military officials said the United States has an even larger bomb in its inventory - the 30,000 pound (14,000 kg) GBU-57 Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP), which would be more effective against North Korea's nuclear test site, give... [Full Article...]

Christians as bellwether in Egypt's anti-terror campaign

The ministry said Mahmud Hassan Mubarak Abdullah had carried out the attack outside Saint Mark's church in Alexandria on Palm Sunday that killed 17 people and was claimed by the Islamic State group. Israel meanwhile closed its Taba border crossing to Egypt after its anti-terrorism office warned of an "imminent" militant attack there, underlining fears of more violence. [Full Article...]

France Demands Lifting Le Pen's Immunity over Financial Scandal

The move comes just nine days before France heads to the polls for a highly unpredictable vote with Le Pen, who heads the anti-EU, anti-immigration National Front (FN), one of the frontrunners in the April 23 first round. Ms Le Pen shrugged off the latest developments saying "This is normal". The European Parliament last month lifted Le Pen's immunity in another investigation, over tweeting gr... [Full Article...]

Nigeria marks 3 years since 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram

Nigeria marks 3 years since 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted efforts to bring back the over 200 school girls that were abducted from their secondary school in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State three years ago. [Full Article...]

Syria deal to evacuate thousands trapped begins

The evacuation deal has been brokered by Iran , an ally of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, and Qatar , which supports the rebels. In the first phase of the deal, about 8,000 people under siege in the government-held northwestern towns of Foah and Kefraya will be bused out, while about 3,400 people living in two rebel-held towns near Damascus , Madaya and Zabadani , will also be given sa... [Full Article...]

Senator uses that famous nuggets tweet to troll Trump over tax returns

Senator uses that famous nuggets tweet to troll Trump over tax returns But even a generous assessment of U.S. quality of life, like last month's U.S. News and World Report's "Best Countries" list that uses a much widers array of metrics including public perception, places Switzerland, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Sweden ahead of the U.S., which fell from fourth in the world a year ago. [Full Article...]

Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus

Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus Dortmund's Marc Bartra severely injured his hand during the attack and was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery on Tuesday night to treat a fracture and to remove shrapnel. "I'm sure it disrupted the team in a lot of ways". The 18-year-old did eventually feature after coming off the bench to play as a right wing-back, but it remains to be seen whether or not he did enough to leave a posi... [Full Article...]

India knows why Jadhav sentenced to death : Basit

India knows why Jadhav sentenced to death : Basit He reminded Pakistan that terrorists from its soil cross over to India with Ak-47s, grenade launchers etc to carry out attacks in this country. Crying foul over the proceedings against Jadhav, Bagley said that the former has been denied proper defence, adding the verdict is indefensible. [Full Article...]

India Warns Pakistan: Can India Save Kulbhushan Jadhav?

India Warns Pakistan: Can India Save Kulbhushan Jadhav? Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has directed Shiv Sena MPs to wholeheartedly back the Centre's attempts to secure Jadhav's release. The Amnesty International on Monday slammed Pakistan over the death sentence given to Jadhav by the military court and asserted that Islamabad had violated international fair trial safeguards in issuing the statement. [Full Article...]


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