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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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After the missile was tested, Trump tweeted Wednesday that "additional major sanctions will be imposed on North Korea". The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has acc...

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi in Delhi

The complete results of the election will be available on the Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission website . The Adityanath government, soon after assuming office in March, h...

Latest on the tax bill: GOP making major changes

Changes being discussed included rolling back some of the tax cuts after six years to appease deficit hawks - notably Flake and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) had secured in the bill....

House Arrest Ends As Manafort's Bail Is Modified

He and his wife have handed over their passports, his lawyer said in Thursday's court filing. Manafort, an global political consultant, has surrendered his passports and agreed ...

Director Bhansali explains before parl panel; heres what he explained

Is a selective media screening of a movie without a CBFC clearance fair and ethical? "Was it an act to influence the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)", they asked. "How...

National Christmas Tree Lighting is tonight; here's how to watch

Inside of the Grand Foyer and Cross Hall, the decor was inspired by the "Nutcracker Suite" theme of the 1961 White House holiday decorations , with several Christmas trees coate...

Search continues for 3-year-old girl missing from North Carolina

She's about 30 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. She was last seen when her mother put her to bed around 11 p.m. Sunday, according to the Charlotte Division of the Federal Bure...

White House Considers Replacing Tillerson as Secretary of State

This comes after a bitter few months between Tillerson and Mr. Trump in which the president has repeatedly undermined America's chief diplomat. Trump has soured on Tillerson most...

Eight donkeys jailed for eating flowers outside prison

The plants apparently cost several lakhs. The animals were held after their owner, Kamlesh, let them loose despite being warned that a senior officer was planning to plant some e...

Trump makes 'Pocahontas' slur at Native American ceremony

Trump has repeatedly mocked Warren for claims she has made about being part Native American. "They call her Pocahontas ", Trump said. As Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale poin...

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CNN responds to Donald Trump after 'fake news' claims

CNN responds to Donald Trump after 'fake news' claims

The tweet garnered thousands of reactions. Since the tape's publication, Trump has been accused of sexual assault by several women, NY magazine reports. Former national security e...

Roy Moore thanks Trump in new fundraising appeal

Roy Moore thanks Trump in new fundraising appeal

Senate is a Schumer/Pelosi puppet who is WEAK on Crime, WEAK on the Border, Bad for our Military and our great Vets, Bad for our 2nd Amendment, AND WANTS TO RAISES TAXES TO THE SKY...

Teen wanted in Fla. after grandmother found dead caught at Canadian border

Teen wanted in Fla. after grandmother found dead caught at Canadian border

The boy was believed to have taken a week's supply of medicine, and also stolen his grandmother's vehicle and driven hundreds of miles north to Pennsylvania , where a surveillanc...

Bangladesh inks deal with Myanmar to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees

Bangladesh inks deal with Myanmar to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees

In a statement issued after the signing, Myanmar State Counsellor's Office said, "The arrangement was based on the joint statement signed by the foreign ministers of the Governme...

Hafiz Saeed's release shows Pakistan's lack of seriousness

Hafiz Saeed's release shows Pakistan's lack of seriousness

This is extraordinary for someone whose outfit is indubitably responsible for the 2008 terrorist attacks on Mumbai, which killed at least 166 persons. "I don't care", Saeed said tr...