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India welcomes Cyprus support for NSG bid

India is also thankful for the efforts of Cyprus in support of her entry, as a member, into the Nuclear Suppliers' Group. "Prime Minister Modi suggested that the revision of the agreement could be utilised to increase investments between the two co...

Our role in Nigeria's 2015 elections - UK

The former president was reacting to claims in " Against the Run of Play ", a book which chronicles events leading to result of the 2015 presidential election, written by Olusegun Adeniyi, media aide to late president Umaru Yar'adua. But the group no...

Andy Murray beats Albert Ramos-Vinolas in Barcelona to reach semi-finals

The world No.1 overcame a slow start, which looked set at one stage to condemn him to a swift defeat, to drag himself back into the contest. It was the Spaniard who edged ahead again, though, with a break at 4-4 only to play his worst game of the ...

Area residents will participate in DC People's Climate Movement

I believe that it is important that we discuss our responsibility". There will also be local marches in many cities in MI, for those who want to show support for climate change action, but can't make the D.C. These include "Protectors of Justic...

Beyond coincidence: Top B.C. political donors gave $56M, got $15B

Liberal Leader Christy Clark says she's sticking to her plan to create jobs, while the New Democrats and Greens consistently want to kill developments that employ British Columbians. politics", said Prince. Liberal Leader Christy Clark addresses wo...

Duterte says he won't raise sea feud win vs. China in summit

While the USA has dispatched what Trump called an "armada" of ships to the region, including the aircraft carrier, US officials have told The Associated Press that the administration doesn't intend to militarily respond to a North Korean nuclear or m...

Iraqi forces free town of Hatra in northern Iraq from IS

Some businessmen in Mosul have begun rebuilding their shattered premises without waiting for financial support from the cash-strapped Iraqi government or for the final defeat of ISIS in the city. Besides the huge heritage value of ancient Hatra , th...

Kevin O'Leary dropping out of Conservative leadership race

President Donald Trump and touts his experience as a negotiator. O'Leary cites his inability to win in Quebec. "So that's what he was wrestling with". Bernier is a member of Parliament who has also been one of the top contenders in the race. Th...

Planting progress and implications for corn and soybean acreage

No soybean plantings were reported there. Pasture and range condition was rated at 2% poor, 19% fair, 58% good, and 21% excellent. Soybean planting, at 4 percent, was slightly ahead of the 1 percent average. Rain in Oklahoma eased drought con...

Chris Soules: Wearing Ankle Bracelet, Desperate to Avoid Jail Time

The victim was 66-year-old local farmer, Kenneth Mosher . It apparently took police hours to obtain a search warrant to get into his home, TMZ reports . He posted his $10,000 bail and has reportedly been released from custody with a preliminary hea...

Clashes in Kupwara, students protest in Pulwama

Pertinently, students across Kashmir have been rallying this month at anti-India demonstrations, facing off against government forces. Students in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district today raised Pakistani flag inside college premises and also cla...

Five facts about the crane rescue operation in Toronto

Following the hearing, Lazo made no comment to reporters gathered outside the court as she walked out. "She's an adventure-seeking person, " she said. A rescue worker began climbing up the crane around 6 a.m. and rappelled down to the woman on the ...

Pak denies India consular access to Jadhav again

However, Janjua, pointing out the legal aspects of the case, said Jadhav was a serving Indian naval officer, who was involved in terrorist activities in Pakistan. PTI reported Pakistan on Monday rejected India's assertion that it is violating a bilat...

N. Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

North Korea has warned the U.S. not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is "ready to hit back with nuclear attacks ". China -the North's sole major ally - has urged the U.S. "As for the nuclear test, that is something that our hea...

Ivanka's Clothes End Up At Discount Stores Under A New Name

G-III apparel is the licensing partner which oversees the manufacturing and distribution of Ivanka Trump merchandise. G-III, the company that manufactures and distributes Ivanka apparel through a license agreement, told Business of Fashion in a ...

US is about actions at the UN: Nikki Haley

Seated alongside Trump was U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who holds the council's rotating presidency this month. Trump then puts his arm on Haley's and says "we won't do that". North Korea is a big world problem, and it's a problem we have to finally ...

Federal Judge blocks Trump's crackdown on sanctuary cities

It said , " San Francisco , and cities like it, are putting the well-being of criminal aliens before the safety of our citizens, and those city officials who authored these policies have the blood of dead Americans on their hands". The Justice Depar...

Barricades, arrests overnight as Venezuela protests spread to low-income areas

Dozens of people have been injured and more than 100 arrested over the past week in clashes in various cities, according to authorities. The opposition had planned protests in more than 300 municipalities for Thursday, with the aim of diluting th...

Happy St George's Day! But should it be a bank holiday?

His comments were pounced upon by the Conservatives, who said that Corbyn posed a threat to British security and was the best reason "for sticking with the strong leadership of (Prime Minister) Theresa May". He said his priority would be to urge US P...

Trump says US-Russia relations "may be at an all-time low"

But, he added, "I see them using gas...we have to do something". "It may be just the opposite". Calling for an "objective and unbiased probe" into the chemical attack in Syria, Lavrov said that Russian Federation has no intention to shield anyone r...

North Korea video portrays United States destroyed in missile barrage

He was treated to a full choral performance, followed by the airing on a massive monitor of the latest in North Korean propaganda videos. U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of...

North Korea Rolls Out Missiles During Founder's Birthday Celebrations

The U.S. Pacific Command said the missile blew up nearly immediately and that its type was still being assessed. North Korea warned the United States to end its "military hysteria" earlier on Saturday or face retaliation as a U.S. US officials say ...

San Francisco power outage traps people in elevators

PG&E said crews are now working to restore power as soon as they can. Pacific Gas & Electric said it expected to restore power to remaining customers by late afternoon. Power had been restored to 23,000 homes and businesses as of 2 p.m. local time ...

Terrorists Celebrating US Strikes In Syria, Says Hassan Rouhani

Just days before the chemical attack, US envoy to the U.N. Nikki Haley and Tillerson both had indicated that removing Assad from power was no longer a USA priority. At that meeting, Haley defended Trump's decision to go ahead with the strike in Syria...

Seagulls fly into EPL with a poker playing lizard at the helm

Albion are top of the Championship and could seal a return to the top flight of English football for the first time since 1983 this weekend. "It is possible to do both like Bournemouth past year and probably Burnley will this season". "This was a c...

Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

In recent months, North Korea has conducted several ballistic-missile tests -- five in 2017, including a failed launch Saturday. Amid broader fears that North Korea may again test a nuclear bomb, the Pentagon said Sunday s missile launch was a fail...

Teenager loses leg after shark attack surfing Esperance WA

The area in which the teen surfer was attacked is known for encounters with Great Whites. Wylie Bay Beach will be closed until further notice and the Department of Fisheries will spend Tuesday patrolling the beach. It was reported that two great ...

Trump, Xi converge on currency, Syria as US-China ties warm

Unilaterally imposing tariffs on Chinese imports would likely trigger trade disputes, invite Chinese retaliation , and hurt U.S. businesses that create wealth - and deliver affordable products to American consumers - by basing their production facil...

United States 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

The Syrian government has denied using chemical weapons. But is it enough? The "unilateral action is unsafe, destructive and violates the principles of global law", said Bahram Ghasemi of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, according to The New York Tim...

Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base

President Donald Trump has declared: "I am my own strategist". "I like Steve, but you have to remember he was not involved in my campaign until very late", Trump said in an interview with the New York Post . Jared Kushner , left, and Steve Bann...

April the giraffe gives birth before online audience

The zoo's response was simple. Animal Adventure Park has set up a text alert system , which will provide updates on the giraffes before and after birth for a small fee. Watch the live stream below . "Giraffes give birth standing up, which m...

Celebrities join Tax Day demonstration in NYC

His charitable giving is an area he bragged about during the campaign, even though a Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post report did not find proof in most instances of the donations Trump said he made. "I want to keep our attention on followin...

Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

Morano, who lived in northern Italy, was born on November 29, 1899, four years before the Wright brothers first took to the air. "Today she has slowed down a bit, reducing the number to two some days because she says three can be too much", her doc...

Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

The Massive Ordnance Air Blast - a 20,000-pound weapon dubbed the "mother of all bombs" - shot flames and smoke into the sky for more than four hours and marked a sharp escalation of US operations against Islamic State's affiliate in South Asia.

French presidential race tightens further as vote looms

The Paris fire department says no one was injured in the incident overnight and the blaze was quickly extinguished. In an interview with newspaper Ouest-France, Le Pen described her 2.5 per cent growth forecast by 2021 as "extremely reasonable".

Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in overtime in Game 1

But give them credit; they didn't give us a whole lot of chances. "This guy is a world class player, at 75 per cent he's still better than most guys in the lineup". The Edmonton Oilers and their long-suffering fans unleashed 11 years worth of pent-...

N. Korean official: Ready for war if Trump wants it

Though the neighbour has not fully abandoned Pyongyang, Beijing has significantly toned down its support for the North in global platforms and has also limited its trade ties with North Korea. Leaders have grown increasingly frustrated with Kim Jon...

Rouhani to run in Iran's election

According to the article, "his entering the race could upend politics in the country of 80 million people", and have substantial knock-on effects as a result. Ahmadinejad was accompanied by his confidant former controversial deputies Hamid Baqaee and...

Tillerson: Russia 'failure allowed Syria chemical attack'

Speaking on NBC's Meet the Press , Haley said that "in no way do we see peace in that area with Assad as the head of the Syrian government". Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, said Washington would expect Russian Federation to rethink its suppo...

Navasota, Little River expected to flood through the end of the week

Rainfall amounts, while forecast to be less than an inch, will push rivers to just over flood stage. We're watching two river crossings in particular: The Navasota River near Easterly (Hwy 79 crossing) and near Normangee (OSR). Drivers should not a...

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With Trump in waiting, Kim courts China's support

Kim traveled to China - his most important security and trade partner - before meetings a year ago with Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The spokesman says he hopes...

Isis missile strike injures two SAS soldiers in Syria

The fighters were captured as part of Operation Jazeera Storm, which is charged with liberating the last areas of Syria that remain under ISIS control, Bali's statement said . T...

Asian, European Stocks Rebound Ahead of US-China Trade Talks

Trump has said talks toward a deal are progressing well, but it was unclear if Beijing will yield to key USA demands over trade imbalances, market access, and alleged Chinese ab...

John Bolton makes US Syria withdrawal conditional on IS defeat, Kurds safety

At the same time , National Security Advisor of the United States John Bolton warned the authorities of Damascus that the US troops withdrawal from Syria shouldn't be conside...

US House Democrats challenge Trump on shutdown

The House of Representatives first voted on Thursday to approve a stopgap spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security that would not allocate any new wall funding, in a r...

China mum on detained Canadian, queries status of employer

The three family members, all American citizens, arrived in China in June under USA passports to visit the ailing father of Liu's wife. Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer o...

United Nations rights office says Saudi trial in Khashoggi case 'not sufficient'

The prosecution also said it was awaiting a response to two formal letters requesting evidence from Turkey, where Khashoggi was murdered inside the kingdom´s Istanbul consulate o...

First two Muslim women sworn into US Congress

Newly elected Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of MI is getting some pushback from fellow lawmakers on Capitol Hill after using a profanity Thursday evening when she said Presiden...

Rep. Crenshaw: Wall Crucial Part of Border Security

Vice President Mike Pence said "I want to thank you for the strong stand you have taken on border security", adding the administration "is ready to deal , we have an offer on th...

Kim Jong Un warns 'Washington not to test North Korean's patience'

Mr Kim was referring to his summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June, when he said he had "fruitful talks" and "exchanged constructive ideas". "U.S. negotiators...

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North Korean leader vows to visit Seoul: Cheong Wa Dae

North Korean leader vows to visit Seoul: Cheong Wa Dae

In recent months, South Korean fan clubs of the leader have reportedly sprung up as the South anticipates frequent visits from as ties warm up between the two countries. Kim said i...

Elizabeth Warren takes major step toward a 2020 presidential run

Elizabeth Warren takes major step toward a 2020 presidential run

Warren's criticism of Trump's trade policies, erosion of consumer protections, and openness to authoritarian regimes has drawn his attention, and his disdain. Warren's Native Ameri...

USA spy captured in Moscow

USA spy captured in Moscow

Russia's Tass news agency said Whelan faces between 10 and 20 years in jail if found guilty. "Russia's obligations under the Vienna Convention require them to provide consular ...

Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

The appellate court ruled that the jail sentence handed down by the lower court was "obviously inappropriate" because Schellenberg is accused of "playing an important role" in what...

White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

Asked on Sunday if the President will sign or veto a bill that Democrats pass, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told CNN's Dana Bash on " State of the Union " that "it de...