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'Mother of all Bombs' kills 36 ISIS militants, afghan officials say

Forces-Afghanistan, which is part of the NATO-led Resolute Support. Other types of bombs can be more effective against deeper, hardened tunnels. The blast destroyed three underground tunnels as well as weapons and ammunition, but no civilians were hurt, Afghan and USA officials said. [Full Article...]

Abe says pressure must be exerted on NKorea

Abe says pressure must be exerted on NKorea If the reports on a ban on travel to the North are true, China would essentially be halting tourism to the entire Korea Peninsula. The administration's immediate emphasis, the officials said, will be on increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of Beijing. [Full Article...]

No positive shift yet on US-Russia ties

In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday that OPCW inspectors should visit both the Syrian air base, which the USA said served as a platform for the attack, and Khan Sheikhoun to get a full and objective picture. He had said it was "obsolete because it was designed many, many years ago". "This is just the latest use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime", he said, noti... [Full Article...]

McMaster: Trump Will "Not Allow" North Korea "To Threaten The United States"

While visiting the demilitarized zone, he reiterated the United States' dedication to a denuclearized Korean peninsula. Noting Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said, "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve" or the us armed forces in the region. [Full Article...]

Only 1 victim linked to Facebook murder suspect

He' s 37, according to police who described him as a black male, 6-foot-1, 244 pounds. He is bald with a full beard. Wearing dark blue and grey or black striped polo shirt. Again police tell us so far there is no indication that the subject is in the park. "We're not putting the city on lockdown", Williams said. "He loved his children", said Angela Smith, who told WJW that she is the mother ... [Full Article...]

Korea displays new types of ballistic missiles

Missiles, tanks, military vehicles and ranks and ranks of goose-stepping troops took part in a parade in Pyongyang, North Korea, amid growing tensions in the region. The country conducted two nuclear tests a year ago. The United States, South Korea and other countries have vowed to apply more pressure on the North, but so far nothing has worked to stop Pyongyang's nuclear program. [Full Article...]

Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit

Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit In a March 1, 2016, rally in Louisville, Ky., he urged supporters to "get 'em out of here", referring to protesters. A federal judge earlier this month cleared the way for a lawsuit by three protesters against the Trump campaign, Bamberger and a white nationalist . [Full Article...]

Turnbull Calls for Better Trade Ties With India on New Delhi Visit

India and Australia on Monday made a decision to kick-start the stalled negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) by holding the next round of talks soon. "I am particularly pleased that we have been able to conclude a MoU on Security and Cooperation during this visit". In a reference to China, and dispute in South China Sea, a joint statement issued after the talks... [Full Article...]

Abe: Japan planning for refugees in event of NKorean crisis

Abe: Japan planning for refugees in event of NKorean crisis But Yoshihide Suga, the government's chief spokesman, did elaborate when later asked about the comments at a regular briefing. On April 4, more than 80 people were killed and many more injured in a chemical attack in Idlib province, which the U.S. [Full Article...]

Both Showtime and HBO to show Joshua-Klitschko fight

The Sky Sports Box Office world heavyweight championship fight has brought American broadcasters together because Joshua has an exclusive deal with Showtime but Klitschko is tied to HBO. The Wembley fight is reportedly expected to attract around 90,000 spectators, which rivals the record set in 1939 for an British attendance record. [Full Article...]

Turkish opposition urges board to cancel referendum result

Turkish opposition urges board to cancel referendum result Sources in Erdogan's office said on Sunday that he told Prime Minister Binali Yildirim he was grateful to the nation for showing its will at the polls. The state-run Anadolu Agency said the "yes" side stood at 51.4 percent of the vote, while the "no" vote saw 48.6 percent support. However the parliament faction chief of the ruling Justice Development Party (AKP), Mustafa Elitas said Erdogan woul... [Full Article...]

Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over' U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits at the border village of Panmunjom which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017. Mr Shinzo also urged North Korea to comply with United Nations resolutions to refrain from provoking the USA into further military action. He suggested plans to deploy a US missile defense system in South Korea were damaging its rela... [Full Article...]

Minnesota leaders call on Trump to consult Congress on Syria

Minnesota leaders call on Trump to consult Congress on Syria In a letter to the US Congress on Saturday, President Donald Trump explained his decision to launch an attack on the Shayrat Airbase in Syria, claiming he was acting to avert a " humanitarian catastrophe ". Russia, one of the main backers of the Assad regime alongside Iran, condemned the United States strike, denouncing a "flagrant violation of worldwide law and an act of aggression". [Full Article...]

Family of child who survived school shooting shares photo & thanks community

Family of child who survived school shooting shares photo & thanks community The North Park school item is marked on the board's agenda as beginning at 7:30 p.m. during an open session. In a City of San Bernardino said in a statement responding to the shooting, the City of San Bernardino asked the community and others to keep the student, staff, and families of those affected in their prayers. [Full Article...]

Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead

Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead There was no immediate information as to whether there were any casualties in the building itself. All four people on board are believed to have been killed. Several cars are reported to have caught fire, and TV124 reports that a nearby house also caught fire. The scene of the accident was attended by 50 rescue workers, and around 36 firefighting vehicles. [Full Article...]

Celtics expect Isaiah Thomas to play in Game 2 vs. Bulls

The Chicago Bulls are averaging 106 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 102 points on 43 percent shooting. "The series isn't over, it's just beginning", said former Celtic Rajon Rondo , who had the task of trying to stay with Thomas much of the night, with Jimmy Butler also helping out. [Full Article...]

French far-left presidential candidate Melenchon ahead of Fillon for first time

French far-left presidential candidate Melenchon ahead of Fillon for first time In response, Israel's foreign ministry said "we condemn the declarations by Marine Le Pen stating that France is not responsible for the deportation of Jews from its territory during the Holocaust". Le Pen has taken major steps to remove the anti-Semitic label long associated with her party. Le Pen specified in a written statement that she "considers that France and the Republic were in Lond... [Full Article...]

Trump erases Obama's pro-Planned Parenthood executive order

However, Trump's move isn't limited to Planned Parenthood as other organizations that perform similar tasks will be defunded by the new administration. "We're talking about federal family-planning funds and I don't think that those funds should be subjected to state restrictions". The measure nixes a rule from President Obama's days that blocked states from defunding Planned Parenthood and other... [Full Article...]

Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat

Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat Pence arrived in Seoul on Sunday for a 10-day tour of four Asian countries. North Korea expert Andrei Lankov said this was unsurprising, saying that "the farther one is from Korea, the more one experts there to be war". 'We are working together with our allies and partners and with the Chinese leadership to develop a range of options'. "It could have failed because the system is not competent ... [Full Article...]

Spicer apologises for 'inexcusable' Hitler gaffe

Later on Tuesday, he apologized for his handling of the topic, which came on the Jewish holiday of Passover and as Christians prepare to celebrate Easter. A spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said comparing Nazi war crimes to present-day situations "leads to nothing good". "Sean Spicer must be fired, and the president must immediately disavow his spokesman's statements". [Full Article...]


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