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Russian Federation 'guilty of killing civilians' after Trump's Syria missile strike

Russian Federation 'guilty of killing civilians' after Trump's Syria missile strike He said Russian Federation should also be asked how it didn't know that Syria was planning a chemical attack since it had advisers at the Syrian airfield. "Right now I think everyone in the world sees Russian Federation as part of the problem". "We don't see a peaceful Syria with Assad in there", Haley said on CNN's " State of the Union ", referring to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. [Full Article...]

Venezuela braces for 'mother of all protests'

VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro announced plans on Monday to expand the membership of Bolivarian civilian militias from the current 100,000 to 500,000. The press release also goes on to warn "those responsible for the criminal repression of peaceful democratic activity, for the undermining of democratic institutions and practices, and for gross violations of human rights" that they will be "... [Full Article...]

Japan PM strongly urges North Korea to refrain from further provocative actions

Japan PM strongly urges North Korea to refrain from further provocative actions Lu said Beijing wants to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that USA plans to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China. "That is the best interests of everyone in the region, and ultimately it's in the best interests of the North Korean (DPRK) people as well", he said. [Full Article...]

UK leader seeks snap June 8 election

The EU said on Tuesday it did not expect negotiating guidelines for Britain's exit from the bloc to be affected by the British government's call for an early general election. May has repeatedly said she does not want to be distracted by time-consuming campaigning - but opinion polls give her a strong lead, the economy is weathering the Brexit vote and she has faced opposition from her own party f... [Full Article...]

Why Ivanka Trump's China Ties Raise Eyebrows

Why Ivanka Trump's China Ties Raise Eyebrows Despite some calling for a boycott on her products and comedy show Saturday Night Live mocking her as "complicit", Trump's business is raging - 2017 saw new sales records for the brand. Barriers to investment remain high, the American Chamber of Commerce in China said, despite China's attempts to project an image of globalisation and openness. [Full Article...]

BJP President Amit Shah likely to visit Jammu this month

Indeed, this point in BJP's his-tory could be seen as its peak. Noting that India's credibility has "also significantly increased in the trade, strategic and diplomatic forums", it said the "only reason for this change is the fact that there is a strong government in the country". [Full Article...]

"Mother of all Bombs" kills 36 ISIS Militants

A security official stands guard near the site where the US dropped a GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) on an Islamic State (IS) militant cave complex in Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan , April 14. A MOAB is a 21,600 pound, Global Positioning System (GPS)-guided munition that is US's most powerful non-nuclear bomb. President Donald Trump acknowledged that he had given... [Full Article...]

EPL: Manchester United defeat Chelsea 2-0, revive fight for title

The importance of the win wasn't lost on former Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho. "It means the coach was not able to transfer the right concentration, desire, ambition to win this game". Marcos Alonso withdrew from the contest after suffering an injury during the pre-match warm-up as the Blues suffered a 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford. But Chelsea failed to have a shot on target in an EPL game for the f... [Full Article...]

Vimy Ridge Anniversary Ceremonies

The official anniversary of Vimy Ridge, which featured four Canadian divisions fighting together as a unit for the first time to take the almost impossible ridge from German defenders is April 9, although the battle stretched on four days. Vimy Ridge was an engagement during the Battle Of Arras itself, which lasted from 9 April to 16 May 1917 and claimed 18,000 Scottish lives - the highest conce... [Full Article...]

President, Union ministers may soon have to give speeches only in Hindi

President, Union ministers may soon have to give speeches only in Hindi Accepting a recommendation of the Committee of Parliament on Official Languages, President Pranab Mukherjee called for all ministers, Prime Minister, President and all dignitaries to deliver all speeches in Hindi from now onward. While many were accepted by the president, some could not make the cut. The president "in principle" also accepted the recommendation to extend Hindi as a compulsory su... [Full Article...]

Steve Stephens found dead inside car in Erie, Pa.

Shortly before Tuesday's event, Cleveland fugitive Steve W. Stephens was cornered by police in Erie, Pa., and killed himself with a shot to the head in his auto. The murder and a video later posted to Facebook sparked outrage across the world and renewed scrutiny of the growing number of grisly videos being posted on social media. [Full Article...]

Former South Korean President Park Indicted on Bribery Charges

Former South Korean President Park Indicted on Bribery Charges The coercion charge against Park stems from $US68 million that she and her longtime confidante, Choi, were accused of extorting from big businesses in the form of "donations" to two foundations that Choi controlled. The former leader, already detained at a centre near Seoul , also faces charges of abusing her powers and leaking state secrets, Seoul prosecutors probing the scandal said in a stat... [Full Article...]

High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff

High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff The polls open Tuesday for voting in the special election for Georgia's 6th congressional district and close at 7 p.m. ET. In the past 36 hours, Trump has fired off a series of tweets about the race in which Democrat Jon Ossoff is trying to win the seat outright against a crowded field of 17 (!) other candidates. [Full Article...]

May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks

May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks The UK can not sign a free-trade deal with the European Union until after it leaves, and May accepts there will have to be transitional arrangements to bridge the gap. "You are behaving like the mafia". The draft document stunned the Government by including an effective veto for Spain on any future EU-UK trade deal that affects Gibraltar. [Full Article...]

Chidambaram accuses ED of making wild allegations against son

Chidambaram accuses ED of making wild allegations against son The overseas investors acquired shares of Vasan Health Care by acquiring Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares (CCPS) directly from the company by investing a total amount of Rs 432 crore in different rounds of investments from February 2009 to November 2014. [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren: No Plans to Run for President

Elizabeth Warren: No Plans to Run for President Pressed by Mr Reid, the senator gamely laid out her reasoning for those who don't believe "poop" is a curse word. Elizabeth Warren has called Donald Trump a host of unflattering words, from "weak", to "reckless", to "embarrassing". Warren argued that the measure would fight back against the tax preparation industry, which she argued "wants to keep Americans locked into a hard and expensive tax f... [Full Article...]

Microsoft says it's patched flaws exposed in leak of NSA hacks

The Shadow Brokers, a group of anonymous hackers had published hacking tools used by the NSA past year. The Al Quds Bank for Development and Investment, for example, was running a Windows 2008 server that at the time was vulnerable to newly disclosed Windows exploits, he said . [Full Article...]

Egypt's Easter celebrations cut after bombings

Due to their attacks on the Egyptian army and oil pipelines the government placed Northern Sinai under a state of emergency in October 2014. Egypt's Interior Ministry named the suicide bomber as Mahmoud Hassan Mubarak Abdallah, a 30-year-old worker at a petroleum company. [Full Article...]

Trump welcomes families for first Easter Egg Roll

Trump welcomes families for first Easter Egg Roll In commemoration with the time-honored tradition in the country, US President Donald Trump welcomed thousands of kids and adults in the yearly celebration of the Easter Egg Roll in the South Lawn of the White House. 'We wish you great fun, and a handsome day is coming ahead of us'. 'I just want to thank First Lady Melania Trump, ' Trump followed. "We are right on track". [Full Article...]

Boeing to cut hundreds of jobs in US

Boeing to cut hundreds of jobs in US The Times reported all engineering staff who accepted the proposal would permanently leave Boeing Friday, along with roughly 1,000 of the machinists. Despite cutting a total of 7,400 jobs a year ago, Boeing Vice Chairman Ray Conner and the new chief executive of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Kevin McAllister, warned of more cuts in 2017 due to "fewer sales opportunities and tough competition". [Full Article...]


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