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At 117, Jamaican woman likely just became world's oldest

At 117, Jamaican woman likely just became world's oldest Morano died on Easter Eve while sitting in an armchair at her home, her longtime doctor told The Associated Press . And the Jamaica-born 117-year-old abstains from what she called "rum and dem tings". And while she is hard of hearing, she offered swift, complete responses to questions about her life and family. A staunch contributor to her church, she said "My faith in serving God, and believ... [Full Article...]

US bomb death toll rises to 94

The number of Islamic State fighters killed by a massive U.S. bomb in eastern Afghanistan has almost tripled to at least 90, Afghan officials said on Saturday. Mr Khan praised the strike, saying killing IS fighters was a "positive move". Wali said dozens of other villagers also came out of homes and later he went near the border, where he met with other residents. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia 'fully supports' U.S. military strikes in Syria, Iran condemns

Saudi Arabia 'fully supports' U.S. military strikes in Syria, Iran condemns Haley told the U.N. Security Council after the Syria airstrike that her country is prepared to take additional steps against Assad's regime. Mr Tillerson will go ahead with his visit to Russian Federation to deliver a "clear and coordinated" message to Moscow, which continues to deny Syrian forces used chemical weapons last week. [Full Article...]

Princess Kate curtsies to the queen ahead of Easter celebration

They were accompanying Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip . It is protocol for Catherine to curtsy to the Queen upon seeing her for the first time, normally this would happen in private . The report said there have been speculations where the new Duchess of Cambridge was doubted to have worn an undergarment or not. Last month, Middleton and the queen both were seen wearing identical out... [Full Article...]

Pence at Korean DMZ after North's missile

Pence at Korean DMZ after North's missile The US has kept all options open in its dealings with North Korea, said Vice President Mike Pence on Monday as he visited the heavily militarised border between the two Koreas. U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday said the problem with North Korea "is coming to a head". The adviser, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the administration's initial understanding of the l... [Full Article...]

US Senate Confirms Trump's Supreme Court Pick Gorsuch

US Senate Confirms Trump's Supreme Court Pick Gorsuch Gorsuch will be filling the seat of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who unexpectedly passed away last February. Jewish groups reacted along ideological lines to Friday's confirmation, which came after Republicans invoked the "nuclear option" allowing them to lower the threshold of Senate votes needed for Gorsuch's nomination to a simple majority of 51. [Full Article...]

Korea's Park indicted and will face trial

Korea's Park indicted and will face trial The heir to Samsung , Lee Jae-yong, has already been indicted and is awaiting a separate criminal trial over charges that Ms Park was given bribes in exchange for government backing of a 2015 merger. She faces decades in prison if convicted, unless she is pardoned, as other former leaders have been previously. She was impeached by parliament in December after months of public protests. [Full Article...]

The 16 Funniest Tweets About This Year's White House Easter Egg Roll

Donald Trump has told a crowd of people - many of them children gathered for the White House Easter egg roll - that the USA "will be stronger and bigger and better as a nation than ever before". It seems, in their desperation to write yet one more story about how worthless Donald Trump is, the lib media has jumped on the White House Easter egg roll to prove yet another failure by the new admin... [Full Article...]

Egypt church attacks: Congregations 'won't celebrate Easter' after twin Palm Sunday bombings

Egypt's Copts have been the target of several deadly attacks since the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime President Hosni Mubarak. The attacks in the Nile Delta cities of Tanta and Alexandria followed a Cairo church bombing in December and came weeks before a planned visit by Catholic Pope Francis meant to show support for Egypt's Christian minority. [Full Article...]

Top US diplomat Haley says no Syria peace with Assad

Meanwhile, Western allies backed the US move. On Friday, senior US military officials were looking more closely at possible Russian involvement in the poison attack. "From now on we will respond with force to any aggressor or any breach of red lines from whoever it is and America knows our ability to respond well", said the statement published by the group on media outlet Ilam al Harbi (War Me... [Full Article...]

India, Australia Vow to Jointly Fight Terror, Cooperate in Aviation Security

Goel said, "We have a lot to learn and share with Australia in the field of sports". Turnbull, on his first visit to India, said, "The success you have achieved is the wonder of the world". Turnbull made his comments during an official visit to India. "We had a very good discussion about the CECA, and I think it's fair to say that progress has not been as fast as either of us would like it to ... [Full Article...]

Fear and grief mar Easter Mass celebrations in Egypt

Fear and grief mar Easter Mass celebrations in Egypt The attacks prompted the army chief-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to declare a three-month-state of emergency. He said: "I've heard lots of words". Over the past decades, they have been the immediate targets of Islamic extremists as Egypt's Orthodox Coptic Christians strongly supported longtime autocratic President Hosni Mubarak before his ouster in 2011. [Full Article...]

France 'Isn't Responsible' For Mass Arrest Of Jews During WWII

Polls published this weekend confirmed shifting momentum following this week's final televised debate between the 11 candidates vying to lead France , with a survey for KANTAR Sofres-Onepoint even putting Melenchon a point ahead of Fillon. [Full Article...]

Eggs roll at White House Easter event after initial anxiety

Trump said on the campaign trail that she wanted to be a traditional first lady like Michelle Obama or Pat Nixon", Andrew Och, a White House historian and author known as "The First Ladies" Man', was quoted as saying. The president welcomed his young guests and promised them that the nation was getting stronger, bigger, and better. "I've seen those kids, and they're highly, highly competitive"... [Full Article...]

United will not use police to remove overbooked passengers

United will not use police to remove overbooked passengers The department said it is continuing its investigation. Along with the airline, the City of Chicago was also named. The video shows Dao telling the officials, "I won't go". A Chicago alderman said representatives from United Airlines and the city Aviation Department have been summoned by his committee to answer questions about Sunday's incident. [Full Article...]

Trump explained U.S. position on THAAD to Xi: South Korea

Before the summit, trade disputes and North Korea's nuclear and missile programme were tipped to top the list of discussions between Trump and Xi. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the two sides agreed to speed up trade talks to help close a lopsided imbalance in China's favor, a common campaign-trail complaint of Trump's. [Full Article...]

Twenty-one arrested in California as Trump supporters, opponents clash

Twenty-one arrested in California as Trump supporters, opponents clash At least 13 people were arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley, authorities said. A pro-Trump supporter is taken into custody by police during competing demonstrations at Martin Luther King Jr. Though barricades were erected to separate the rival groups gathered at the Civic Center Park... [Full Article...]

Hungary should talk with Soros-founded school

Hungary should talk with Soros-founded school CEU is "determined to stay in Budapest " and will resort to " all legal remedies " to remain there, Chairman of the Board of Trustees Leon Botstein said in a statement on Thursday. The new regulation demands an global treaty to be signed between Hungary and the home country of a foreign university that operates in Hungary. Sunday's protest drew tens of thousands of demonstrators into the stre... [Full Article...]

Asian markets lower, rattled by rising tensions in Koreas

The extended-range Scud missile in that earlier launch suffered an in-flight failure and fell into the sea off North Korea's east coast, according to USA imagery and assessments. A U.S. Navy attack on a Syrian airfield this month with Tomahawk missiles raised questions about Trump's plans for reclusive North Korea, which has conducted several missile and nuclear tests in defiance of U.N. [Full Article...]

Pence makes first trip to Asia as tension mounts with North Korea

Pence makes first trip to Asia as tension mounts with North Korea Kim Jong-Un the leader of North Korea tested the missile Sunday the day after their parade showing their military hardware marking the 105 birthday of Kim II Sung North Korea's founding father. Details are still scant on what sort of missile this latest test launch was. Neither military knew what kind of missile was sacked. North Korea launched a long-range rocket and conducted two nuclear tests... [Full Article...]


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