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Chinese nuclear envoy in Seoul for talks on N Korea

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continue to escalate as USA officials consider the best way forward. He also said the top US priority in the region hasn't changed and remained the defeat of Islamic State militants. Russian Federation maintains a close political and military alliance with the Assad government and has been implicated in numerous attacks against Syrians opposed to Assad's... [Full Article...]

Japan PM: North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

Japan PM: North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles Abe did not say why he speculates North Korea may have the capability to equip missiles with sarin gas . "There is a possibility that North Korea already has a capability to put sarin on warheads to strike the ground". It conducted its fifth nuclear test on September 9, 2016. "The security situation around our country is getting increasingly severe", Abe said, who was addressing the Japanese pa... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation warns United States against 'Syria-style' actions in N. Korea

Any U.S. military strike risks leading to a war that may devastate South Korea and Japan, two American allies in striking range of retaliatory attacks. Pence's remarks also came with hope for a diplomatic path. Washington, he said, was looking for security "through peaceable means, through negotiations". [Full Article...]

New missile paraded at N Korean celebration

Halfway through the two-and-a-half hour military parade that took place in Pyongyang on Saturday, North Korea showed off its next-generation military hardware. The United States was reportedly ready to strike North Korea if USA officials became convinced the country would carry out its test, and the Trump administration said its "strategic patience" with the country has run out. [Full Article...]

Secret UK tomb found to contain remains of 5 archbishops

Secret UK tomb found to contain remains of 5 archbishops Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in. "We also knew that in the 1850s when the Victorians remodelled the church, they pretty much cleared hundreds if not thousands of coffins out to make this new building with underfloor heating", he added. [Full Article...]

Manafort to file as foreign agent after payments, loans are confirmed

Manafort resigned from the Trump campaign in August 2016, shortly after the Republican National Convention and amidst nonstop press about his lobbying work on behalf of Ukranian businessmen and pro-Russian interests . Asked by The Associated Press whether Manafort intends to register as a foreign agent, Maloni said: "Yes, he is registering". The Podesta Group, which received $1.2 million for... [Full Article...]

US, Russia agree to push chemical weapons probe

US, Russia agree to push chemical weapons probe Adding:"The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship". Mr Tillerson was greeted frostily in the Russian capital as Mr Lavrov began their meeting on Wednesday by demanding to know America's " real intentions". [Full Article...]

Slow-starting Raptors face 'DNA' test in Game 2

During the season, Antetokounmpo averaged 22.9 points, 8.8 rebounds , 5.4 assists and 1.9 blocks per game. "If I had the answer, maybe we would have pulled it out tonight", DeRozan said. Kyle Lowry knows what's coming and understands what Antetokounmpo means to Milwaukee . One of Lowry's three made baskets in last year's Game 1 loss to Miami was an unlikely half court heave to force overt... [Full Article...]

IUML P.K. Kunhalikutty extends lead to over 50000 in Kerala by

IUML P.K. Kunhalikutty extends lead to over 50000 in Kerala by IUML candidate PK Kunhalikutty has won the Malappuram by-poll with a margin of over 1.7 lakh votes. The BJP's N Sreeprakash finished third with 65,675 votes. The bypoll was necessitated due to the death of former Union Minister of State for External Affairs E Ahamed on February 1. A former State minister, Kunhalikutty is a member of the Kerala Assembly from Vengara constituency. [Full Article...]

Italy plucks 2000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea

Profit-hungry smugglers took advantage of calm seas off Libya over the weekend to launch unseaworthy boats, crowded with migrants, toward Italy. In all, Italy's coast guard coordinated about 20 separate rescues on Friday. Last week, the United Nations raised concerns about the increasing number of the African refugees passing through Libya and being traded in slave markets. [Full Article...]

Monday's Weather: Winds will be calm, thunderstorms possible this evening

Monday's Weather: Winds will be calm, thunderstorms possible this evening Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 72 and winds 8 to 17 miles per hour with gusts as high as 26 miles per hour. The Monday morning showers and thunderstorms diminished throughout the morning. Expect morning clouds and more sunshine in the afternoon. No rain is forecast, and highs should be about 65 degrees. Temperatures will be in the 80's, and possibly lower 90's. [Full Article...]

Defiant May rules out Brexit talks over Gibraltar's sovereignty

Mrs May today said there would be "no negotiation" on the territory without the consent of its people, who nearly universally want to stay British. "Agreed to stay in regular contact throughout process". Leaving the talks, Mr Tusk had simply said "no", when asked a series of questions including whether Gibraltar had been discussed and what the tone of the talks had been. [Full Article...]

Trump called Turkey's Erdogan to congratulate him on referendum win - Turkish sources

His party said it would demand a recount of up to 60 percent of the votes. Erdogan and his supporters say the changes are needed to amend the current constitution, written by generals following a 1980 military coup, confront the security and political challenges Turkey faces, and avoid the fragile coalition governments of the past. [Full Article...]

Trump attends Easter service at church where he married Melania

Trump attends Easter service at church where he married Melania Trump was accompanied by all of his family members who don't work in the West Wing - his daughter Tiffany, his son Barron, and the two sons who are running the Trump Organization, Don Jr., and Eric Trump, as well as the First Lady and her parents, a spokeswoman said. [Full Article...]

Turkey's referendum and what's next

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek told Reuters on Monday he expected the "noise" between Ankara and Europe should die down after the European elections cycle. "We are not talking about fraud and have no information on this subject", he said, noting the allegations were made by political parties. Turkey's Prime Minister last night declared a victory based on unofficial results for b... [Full Article...]

Trump security adviser urges Russia to rethink Syria support

Trump security adviser urges Russia to rethink Syria support Ms Bishop said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Russian Federation was important to discuss removing Assad as part of moving to end the conflict. "He is no longer Obama in the eyes of our enemies but he needs to do more to close the deal", Graham said. On the ground in Syria, meanwhile, fresh air strikes have targeted the same town that was hit by the recent chemical attack, killin... [Full Article...]

Nearly half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

He said that seven soldiers suffered breathing problems and were treated in a nearby field clinic. The Islamic State group (ISIS) has reportedly stockpiled and used chemical weapons against pro-government forces in Iraq on multiple occasions. [Full Article...]

Pence Visits Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea

Pence Visits Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea Pence also promised to consult with South Korea and its leadership as it made decisions on how to handle North Korea. The vice president earlier visited a military installation near the DMZ , Camp Bonifas, for a briefing with military leaders. [Full Article...]

Le Pen aide at center of new French 'fake job' probe

Tuesday night's "Grand d├ębat" between all 11 presidential candidates was a chaotic affair, but viewers were clear about who they found to be the most convincing. French presidential election candidate for the En Marche! movement Emmanuel Macron speaks during a debate on 4 April 2017. The National Front leader in February used her immunity as European Union lawmaker to refuse to go to a polic... [Full Article...]

Ethiopia's Deba inherits 2014 Boston win, but not the prize

Like many others, she competes in the race for the pure experience of it all. "I'm not really nervous, I'm excited". It was through running that Fulbright met his friend, William Adair, of Newton, who will be joining him at the Boston Marathon. [Full Article...]


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