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by | April 18, 2017 | 05:42

Pence will be flying to Tokyo from South Korea, where he declared "the era of strategic patience (with North Korea) is over", reiterating President Donald Trump administration's shift toward applying more pressure on Pyongyang. Washington and Seoul are deploying the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system in the South to counter the North's missile threats, despite angry opposition from China.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:41

In the note, addressed to the global community and published by the BBC late Thursday (6 April), the ETA said it had given up "all its weaponry (arms and explosives) to Basque civil society representatives" and described itself as a "disarmed organization".

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:41

Ahmadinejad said his decision to run was meant to help former Vice-President Hamid Baghaei , a close confidant. Ahmadinejad registered together with his long-time deputy Hamid Baghaei at the Interior Ministry on Wednesday. After four years out of office, he became eligible to run again under Iranian law. Ahmadinejad's 2009 election win resulted in riots amid allegations of corruption and election tampering.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:40

The spotlight's turn from Syria to North Korea carries benefits as well as risks for the Trump administration, now nearing its 100-day mark. He did not elaborate on the progress or the problems. It claims its nuclear weapons are a necessary deterrent to the US military threat. In the immediate aftermath of the USA airstrike against Syria, which took place during the summit, the two leaders probably had deep disagreements, including over the use of military force against a recalcitrant ...

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:38

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has praised India's growth in education and technology and expressed her gratefulness towards the country for its offering in the War of Liberation. After recveing Sheikh Hasina, PM Modi also interacted with the Bangaldesh delegation. "And clearly both of us attach and an enormous amount of importance to this visit in terms of creating an agenda which takes relationship to a new level", he said.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:35

Elaborating on Mr Abe's remarks, government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said the North "is likely to maintain several facilities to produce chemical weapons and already possesses a considerable number of them". North Korea is one of only six countries not to have signed or acceded to the Chemical Weapons Convention and is believed to have large stockpiles of chemical agents, according to the Nuclear Threat Initiative.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:34

While it is still too early to determine responsibility, what is undeniable is the senseless and heartless brutality that can lead a person or people to indiscriminately take innocent lives, especially at the most vulnerable hour of prayer.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:31

His family said he had psychiatric problems. Police said Cetin entered the Cascade Mall in Burlington on September 23, 2016 and headed for the Macy's Women's store. The suspect was unarmed and silent, "kind of zombie-like", Hawley said. He had been moved from the Skagit County jail to Snohomish County because he was making comments detrimental to his case to other inmates at the Mount Vernon facility.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:28

India's tough response comes after a military court in Pakistan sentenced Indian naval staff Jadhav to death for alleged espionage. "I have again requested the Pakistan foreign secretary to give access to Jadhav so that we can appeal", he said.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:28

Three of the coffins belong to Richard Bancroft (the archbishop from 1604 to 1610, who chaired the committee that wrote the King James Bible), John Moore (archbishop from 1783-1805) and his wife, Catherine Moore. The builders have constructed a glass panel in the floor above the crypt so visitors can take a look below. "And over the centuries a significant number of the archbishops' households chose to worship here and to be buried here".

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:27

The deal negotiated by Gov. Governor Jerry Brown called the passage a monumental event. While we're being told the Democrats' proposal is the only solution to our transportation woes, Republicans in the legislature have offered their own proposal that provides $5.6 billion annually without raising taxes.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:26

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has just concluded his maiden visit to Russia during which he met his Russian counterpart and the Russian President Vladimir Putin. As Australia's ex-foreign minister, Gareth Evans, said in a speech this week, Trump can not be trusted to deliver a consistent, coherent foreign policy message.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:24

Syria suddenly became high on the White House agenda after the Khan Sheikhoun chemical attack on April 4. A suicide vehicle bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns killed 43 people on Saturday, as US-backed fighters advanced in their push towards the IS group's Raqa stronghold.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:23

The numbers indicate that the BJP has not "cracked" the Kerala electoral market yet. In 2014, Ahamed, who passed away early this year, won with a whopping margin of 1,94,739 votes by securing 4,37,723 votes, which is said to be highest in the state.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:23

Unlike at previous Pyongyang parades there did not appear to be any Chinese representatives present, according to a BBC report. Seoul and Washington are now conducting joint military drills, an annual exercise which is seen by the North as a practice for war.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:23

The National Weather Service in Tulsa issued a flood warning just before noon for Osage County. Overnight, skies will be partly cloudy as any showers or storms come to an end. The chance for thunderstorms is anticipated to last through Monday morning with a probability of 30 percent. Scattered showers is the outlook for Monday, according to the National Weather Service , with the likely growing overnight.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:22

Kim said the DPRK's policy is shaped by the Trump administration's push for "high intensity sanctions" against the country, deploying tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea and launching military action aimed at "beheading" the North's leadership headed by Kim Jong Un.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:22

He's also acknowledged "all those victimized by old and new forms of slavery, inhuman labour, illegal trafficking, exploitation and discrimination, and grave forms of addiction". "But if the Lord is risen, how come these things happen?" He expressed hope that Jesus' own sacrifice might "sustain the efforts of all those actively engaged in bringing comfort and relief to the civil population in Syria, prey to a war that continues to sow horror and death".

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:21

More than 2,000 people were rescued on Friday and 3,000 on Saturday in dozens of separate rescues, the Italian Coast Guard said. The coast guard spokesman confirmed that one person had died but gave no details. At least 97 migrants died on Thursday when their boat sank. Those frustrations are echoed by the other NGOs, with numerous rescue operators tweeting accusations directly against the European Union and Frontex.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:19

I wish him the best of luck. Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during second-half NBA playoff basketball game action in Toronto , Saturday, April 15, 2017.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:17

The High Electoral Board at first said it would not accept ballots that were missing ballot commission stamps, But it announced a changed of course after voting was underway Sunday, saying it would accept unstamped ballots "unless they are proven to have been brought from outside".

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:16

But she has acknowledged that getting a final deal may take longer. When Tusk replied two days later, he included a line implying Spain would be able to block the inclusion of Gibraltar in any future EU-UK trade deal, sparking a media and political dispute.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:13

The same report states that Willian was a target for Manchester United last summer following Mourinho's appointment at Old Trafford but a move failed to materialise. "Of course, this kind of game gives us confidence". "We have to think there are six finals from now until the end of the season". Tottenham are on great form and playing with great enthusiasm, but we are playing a great season and we must try to reach this target.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:11

However, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek told Reuters there was no such plan, and the elections would still be held in 2019. In a nail-biting end to a frenetic campaign, the "No" share of the vote was climbing as more ballots were counted, after lagging well behind in the early count.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:11

Officers in Iraq's Federal Police told Reuters that Islamic State shelled government forces with chemical weapons agents in the Urouba and Bab Jadid districts on Saturday. But since the bridges were closed on Friday, no aid convoy has reached the Hammam al-Alil camp, southwest of Mosul , the main arrival point for displaced fleeing the fighting, a camp and a United Nations official said.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:10

Trump has gone 14 times so far, or once per 5.9 days. "I can't think of anything like this that we've seen at anytime in the modern era", the George Washington Law School professor told NBC News . Although the White House Easter Egg Roll is scheduled for Monday, it will likely take place without all the parked Bentleys, Rolls Royces, Jaguars and Ferraris.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:10

Iran and Russian Federation are the closest allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The Syrian air force resumed flight operations at the base the U.S. And according to Tillerson, the Chinese president told Trump that he "understood that such a response was necessary when people are killing children" and expressed "appreciation" that the president took the time to explain the details of and goal behind the strike on the Syrian airfield.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:07

In the GOP dream world, Republicans would defund Planned Parenthood, restrict money for so-called sanctuary cities, fund Trump's border wall, potentially blow up Obamacare, and provide significantly more for defense while starving other domestic programs that Democrats prefer.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:07

Duarte, who became governor in 2010, resigned past year before the end of his term and then went on the run. Duarte, on the lam since last October, was the second fugitive governor captured in a week, after Italian authorities arrested the ex-governor of northern Tamaulipas state, Tomas Yarrington, last Sunday.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:04

Though this was the 121st running of the Boston Marathon, the 2017 edition of the race marked the 50th anniversary of another special occasion. It's his first Boston Marathon and Galen Rupp has plantar fasciitis, a chronic foot injury. Atsede Baysa is back to defend her women's title, but she will be joined in the field by another returning victor fresh off a Boston victory. 2014 champion Buzunesh Deba was also about 2 minutes behind the leaders.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:03

He ordered the Disaster Management Ministry to prepare a proper report on number of affected families and damaged property of the affected people and directed the authorities to implement a streamlined program for providing household appliances and other items in houses damaged in the disaster.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:02

But Pence expressed impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. The North has warned of a nuclear strike against the United States if provoked. Lt. -Gen. H.R. McMaster, the national-security adviser, on Sunday cited "an global consensus" including China "that this is a situation that just can't continue".

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:01

Pence and South Korean acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn, speaking a day after a failed missile test by the North and two days after a huge display of missiles in Pyongyang, also said they would strengthen anti-North Korea defenses by moving ahead with the early deployment of the THAAD missile defense system.

by | April 18, 2017 | 04:59

Several candidates openly mentioned legal cases regarding Le Pen and Fillon. Le Pen said she had "not voted for the text" in the European Parliament, but did not specify that she had only abstained. In the wake of Wilders's loss in the Dutch elections, however - which markets broadly welcomed - investors should remain wary of the sort of complacency that was prevalent around the UK's Brexit vote and the USA presidential election.

by | April 18, 2017 | 04:55

Erdogan on Sunday won support from 51.4 per cent of Turks for a package of constitutional changes that increase the powers of his office, and his supporters are demanding he use the result to bring back the death penalty. Sunday's vote ended all debate on forging a stronger presidency, said Erdogan, who argues that concentration of power is needed to prevent instability.