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Korean War legacy could inform engagement

Korean War legacy could inform engagement U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday that Washington would work with its allies and China to put economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea but added that America would defeat any attack with an "overwhelming response"."There is no time to lose because all of the money North Korea has is being used for nuclear investment and research which would enable the country to jump another ... [Full Article...]

Trump's 'Buy American' executive order has no weight without Congress

Trump's order seeks to ensure the visas go only to the most skilled workers. The order targets the H1-B visa program, which allows companies to employ graduate level workers in specialty occupations like IT, engineering, mathematics and science. [Full Article...]

Jailed Fatah leader moved to separate prison, into isolation amid hunger strike

Even Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chimed in, telling an Israeli audience Tuesday: "I read, on Sunday, the article in The New York Times that presents arch-terrorist Marwan Barghouti as a "parliamentarian and leader.' The paper recanted after we pointed it out to them". [Full Article...]

Pence to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that the most serious national security crisis President Trump will face will be North Korea during his first term. "Those who would challenge our resolve or readiness should know, we will defeat any attack and meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective American response", Pence said. [Full Article...]

Nigeria suspends intel chief over $43 million cash stash

Nigeria suspends intel chief over $43 million cash stash Fayose queried President Muhammadu Buhari's action against Lawal, wondering why it is coming at a time the government made a decision to investigate the $43 million cash found at an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos. He said, "Now, it is very clear that the President has heed the call of Nigerians for him to do what he needs to do". The Edo lawmaker was a major voice in the deliberation that led to th... [Full Article...]

Key Indian equity market indices open higher

Key Indian equity market indices open higher While, European markets were closed today for Easter Monday. Companies under flagship of Tatas, Godrej and Adani's will be in focus after a media report said that they have shown interest in buying embattled Sahara group's 30 properties estimated to be worth about Rs 7,400 crore. [Full Article...]

Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'

Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long' The Patriots rallied from 25 points down to defeat the Atlanta Falcons in February. "Whether you're trying to win a Super Bowl or rebuild a country, like Coach Belichick says, no days off", Trump said, per Daniels . The New England Patriot's Rob Gronkowski paid a surprise visit to the White House briefing room during Wednesday's televised briefing. "I think I got this", Spicer replied. [Full Article...]

Stocks under Consideration: TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (TXMD), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

Shares have dropped -36.53% over the trailing 6 months. RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. Rite Aid Corporation had a return on equity of 24.52% and a net margin of 0.28%. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Rite Aid Corporation (RAD ) could bring EPS of $0.04/share. [Full Article...]

North Korea rolls out missiles during massive parade, threatens pre-emptive strike

North Korea rolls out missiles during massive parade, threatens pre-emptive strike The parade may also feature some of the country's most valuable military hardware, such as its prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles. South Korea's military also detected the failed launch. Contrary to widespread speculations, North Korea did not carry out another ballistic missile launch or a nuclear test on the occasion of Kim Il Sung's 105th birthday. [Full Article...]

SC Democrats see hope in close Kansas race

In last night's special election in Kansas's 4th congressional district - a deeply red region - the Republican candidate, Ron Estes , eked out a victory over Democrat James Thompson to claim Mike Pompeo's seat, which the former representative vacated to head up the Central Intelligence Agency under President Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea The comments dash the hopes of Japanese policymakers, who have said they want to avoid use of the economic dialogue as a forum to discuss a bilateral FTA that may put them under US pressure to open up highly-protected areas like agriculture. [Full Article...]

The Trump doctrine? There's a new sheriff in town

President Trump on Tuesday blamed former President Obama's immigration policies for the formation of MS-13, a gang the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been closely tracking since at least 2004. Not to mention, the notion that Trump spends all of his golf time engaged in foreign diplomacy is highly questionable. Being president may be the toughest, most stressful job in the world. [Full Article...]

VP Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

VP Pence gives stern warning to North Korea In previous comments, Pence waned that the "era of strategic patience is over". The U.S.is trying to ratchet up pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged Wednesday that some of the Trump administration's promises have not yet come to fruition, but he is confident that efforts to repeal and replace the Affordabl... [Full Article...]

President Trump Says 'Only Time Will Tell' on Improving US-China Trade

President Trump Says 'Only Time Will Tell' on Improving US-China Trade As for the US trade deficit with China, another focus of the summit, the two leaders agreed to a 100-day plan for trade talks aimed at reducing the deficit, but they failed to give specifics. Strolling on the grounds of Mar-a-Lago, the two leaders appeared to be old school friends - not adversaries - reunited. Trump and Xi did not agree on concrete measures to resolve North Korean issues. [Full Article...]

US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that America was ready to work to achieve a peaceful denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Pence was speaking to hundreds of US and Japanese sailors from the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier in the Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay, Japan. "We're not going to remove the military tool from our toolkit, '" Nau said. But President Donald Trump's administration has said this time and time again. [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to expand armed civilian militias

Opposition members set up a barricade during a protest in Caracas , Venezuela, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The often fragmented opposition has been galvanized since the Supreme Court's bid to seize legislative powers. Hundreds of anti-government opposition protesters in Venezuela clashed with security forces at various points around capital city Caracas on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

White supremacist website hit with lawsuit over harassment campaign

White supremacist website hit with lawsuit over harassment campaign She also described the moment that her husband packed suitcases because he feared that his family would be attacked. He also included photos that had been altered to show some residents wearing yellow stars similar to those Nazis forced Jews to wear in concentration camps, but those images have since been removed from the site. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner and Stephen Bannon meet to smooth tensions

According to former Trump advisers, Kushner is trying to steer the president towards more mainstream positions, while Bannon is bent on trying to maintain the nationalistic fervour that led to Trump's victory in the November election. Swan reported that Bannon had told associates in the past 24 hours that he "loved a gun fight". President Donald Trump's White House has been sharply divided by ... [Full Article...]

Trump Says It's Unlikely Russia Was Unaware of Syria Gas Attack

But Moscow refuses to bow to global pressure with Mr Putin to deny the Syrian government was to blame for the gas attack and adding a new theory that the attack may have been faked by President Assad's enemies. The resolution would have compelled the Syrian government to provide helicopter pilots for interviews with global inspectors and flight logs that could provide evidence of flights in the ai... [Full Article...]


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