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by | April 22, 2017 | 06:05

The statement said it is the responsibility of Afghans , not the US, to remove the Islamic State group from the country. USA military officials estimate there are about 600 to 800 Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan, mostly in Nangarhar, but also in the neighbouring province of Kunar.

by | April 22, 2017 | 06:06

The findings supported earlier testing by Turkish and British laboratories. A fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, an worldwide watchdog, is investigating the April 4 incident and on Wednesday its director-general, Ahmet Uzumcu, said that the results "from four OPCW designated laboratories indicate exposure to sarin or a sarin-like substance".

by | April 22, 2017 | 06:03

They note that Trump is the first president in four decades who has refused to make his tax returns public, meaning there is no transparency into the sources of his income, debts and how much he's paid in taxes. Other events took place without major incidents in such US cities as Chicago, New York, Seattle and Washington , D.C., and outside pf Trump's south Florida resort home, Mar-a-Lago.

by | April 22, 2017 | 06:01

Mr Pence voiced impatience with the unwillingness of Kim Jong-Un's regime to move towards getting rid of its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. China remains North Korea's chief source of fuel and food imports, but Pyongyang seems to have calculated that Beijing's fears of a collapse of Kim Jong Un's hard-line communist regime override any such snubs.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:59

Between 1,500-1,800 migrants were rescued from nine boats in the past 24 hours by Moas, the privately-run rescue service based in Malta. "In 19 years of covering the migration story, I have never experienced anything like today", said Reuters photographer Darrin Zammit Lupi, who was aboard the Phoenix.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:56

The men happened to be on the same block, but had no known connection to each other or to the shooter, Kori Ali Muhammad , who told police he wanted to kill as many white people as he could before he was captured. Police are pleading for the man to turn the weapon in. Muhammad legally changed his name from Kori Taylor when he was a teenager, according to his grandmother, Glenestene Taylor, who said Muhammad was acting strangely when he visited her Sunday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:56

If they were, North Korea wouldn't have been able to conduct over the years five nuclear tests and a series of ballistic missile tests. The report said it "demonstrates a limited capability to defend the USA homeland from small numbers of simple intermediate-range or intercontinental ballistic missile threats launched from North Korea or Iran".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:54

On Monday, US Vice President Mike Pence-visiting the world's most heavily militarized border that divides the two Koreas-hinted that military options against the North have not been ruled out. In 1998, Pyongyang fired a long-range missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean. There are fears Pyongyang is preparing to carry out a sixth nuclear test.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:55

Cowen and Company reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Freeport-McMoRan in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. The stock is presently trading down its SMA-50 of $18.98. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:49

Trump said that the attack was a response to the alleged chemical weapons use in Syria's Idlib province on Tuesday, which resulted in the death of over 80 people. The leader of the far-right political party, National Front, also called on the French government to " immediately " expel all foreign nationals being monitored by intelligence services, referring mainly to those on the "Fiche S" list, which contains people considered to be a threat to national security who should be constantly ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:48

The Pope delivered his "Urbi et Orbi" ("To the City and the World") message to thousands of Catholic pilgrims who gathered in St Peter's Square at the Vatican . Concern has grown since the U.S. Navy fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield last week in response to a deadly gas attack. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Pope Francis celebrates the Easter Mass, in St.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:44

That would tee up a June 20 runoff with Republican Karen Handel , who was headed to a second-place finish with 19.5 percent of the vote. Trump tweeted Wednesday: "Dems failed in Kansas and are now failing in Georgia". That pits him against the other top vote-getter, Karen Handel , in June. " Jon Ossoff's special election is the FIRST competitive congressional race of the Trump era".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:41

However, Iran's Guardian Council - a group of influential jurists and clerics who are tasked with vetting the candidates - cut Ahmadinejad's aspirations short with its ruling on approved candidates. Rouhani's toughest challenge could come from Raisi, 56, a hard-line cleric and professor of Islamic law who has promised to fight poverty and corruption if he's elected.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:44

PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO, Venezuela (through interpreter): The time for combat has arrived, my fellow patriots. The region seems split in its support for Maduro's government. "If we were millions today, tomorrow we will be more". Police kept their distance, and protesters hushed when he passed. In response to Wednesday's massive protests, which had always been in the works, Al-Jazeera reports Maduro ordered the Venezuelan military to march in Caracas in "defense of morality" and "in ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:44

The two-round presidential election is set for April 23 and May 7. The shooting unfolded on the world-famous Paris site as presidential contenders were mid-way through back-to-back television appearances to sell their campaign programmes.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:42

He was taken to UMass Memorial Health Alliance Hospital in Leominster and pronounced dead. No suicide note was left, but sources told Fox25Boston that "John 3:16" was written on his forehead and the wall of his prison cell. Hernandez's body is at Faggas Funeral Home in Watertown, Massachusetts, according to funeral home secretary Jennifer Smith. Investigators say Hernandez blocked access to his cell from the inside by jamming cardboard into the door tracks.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:37

McMaster, Trump's US national security adviser, said in an interview with CNBC . President Donald Trump in Washington and Pence at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea have signaled a forceful USA stance on North Korea's recent actions.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:33

The assigning of the case to Curiel is believed to be a coincidence. The Department of Homeland Security disputed the claim Tuesday night, saying Montes' "Dreamer" status expired in 2015 and the agency has no record of his renewal. The Border Patrol arrested after him after he climbed over a border fence in the California border town of about 40,000 people. "Juan Manuel was funneled across the border without so much as a piece of paper to explain why or how", said Nora Preciado, an ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:35

During a White House news conference Wednesday, Mr. Trump said flatly: "Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all". "We consider it of utmost importance to prevent the risks of replay of similar action in the future".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:26

In a statement on Wednesday, Mr Tillerson said a review, which he had announced in a letter to Congress a day earlier, would look at the whole U.S. policy towards Iran - taking in not only Tehran's compliance with the nuclear deal but also its actions in the Middle East.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:26

China has been slow to support statements condemning North Korea in the past, but signed off on the message Wednesday. "The problem will be taken care of", President Trump insisted. Mr Johnson expressed his belief "all hopes of progress rest on worldwide cooperation between China and US" in steering North Korea away from its pursuit of nuclear weapons.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:24

Rather, they insist that Bannon's appointment to the National Security Council was to keep an eye on Michael Flynn, Trump's initial national security adviser who was ousted after it was revealed he had talks with the Russian ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:20

The attacker opened fire on a police van on the avenue before being killed. A statement from the IS propaganda agency, Amaq, said the attack was carried out by an "Islamic State fighter". French prosecutor Francois Molins said the authorities have identified the shooter and are assessing whether the attacker had accomplices. The incident occurred two days before French voters prepare to elect their new President on Sunday in the most tightly-contested presidential election in recent ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:20

It is known that he has been placed into solitary confinement. Palestinian prisoners have mounted repeated hunger strikes, but rarely on such a large scale. Several hundred are being detained without charges. " Marwan Barghouti is a Palestinian leader and parliamentarian", reads the author description underneath the article "Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel's Prisons".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:19

According the student union, at least 50 people were wounded. Even after the colleges were closed by the state government till Friday, the junior colleges and the schools have joined the protests. Amid heightened tensions in the wake of the daylong clashes, the authorities ordered suspension of mobile internet services in the Valley. The speed of broadband has also been reduced by the concerned BSNL on the directions of State Government , top sources told GNS.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:15

Also, he pledged to fight for comprehensive immigration reform and a path to citizenship for those in the country illegally, and declared climate change real and a threat that will lead to global conflict over dwindling resources. Sanders also did well in rural areas that supported Republican candidate Ted Cruz, a USA senator from Texas, in the primary and Trump in the November election.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:13

Party sources told AIR that Mr Madhav arrived at the winter capital city of Jammu this morning and chaired meeting with the state leadership at the party headquarters. He is a minister in the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir. The PDP strongly reacted and said these remarks only reveal a "poisonous mindset towards Kashmir".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:15

The Patriots , who will have their bye Week 9 , will have a tougher road in the second half of the season. The NFL confirmed the news that the regular season schedule will be released this Thursday , April 20, at 5 p.m. 15 at New York Jets , 1:00 p.m. Then comes a long road trip to Mexico City and a game against the Raiders , a fellow contender in the AFC. Sunday, Nov.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:10

Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out backing a second referendum on the final Brexit deal after suggestions Labour could include the policy in their general election manifesto. There are 58 Labour-held seats where the Conservatives are fewer than 9,000 votes behind and where the constituents voted Leave in the European Union referendum last June - 37 of which are located in the Midlands or in the North of England.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:12

It is now consulting on whether its Northamptonshire distribution centre and 10 smaller in-house warehouses could also close, although it is hopeful that around 2,000 members of staff will be able to be redeployed to "customer-facing roles".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:13

Similar queues are also reported in front of an election board office in Istanbul . Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Erdogan and Trump would meet in person next month, before a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has insisted the new constitutional reforms in the country don't make him a dictator. He also said Turkey could hold further referendums on its bid to join the European Union and on reintroducing the death penalty.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:09

The court released the group on bail and the case was remanded to May 8. Bisi Alimi, a Nigerian LGBTQ activist based in the United Kingdom, told Newsweek the men who were arrested weren't at a wedding, but an Easter party. Under the SSMPA all 53 "conspirators" face up to 10 years in prison. The accused, arrested last Saturday, have denied the allegations, with their lawyers saying they were illegally detained.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:09

The Rangers have released Hamilton from his minor league contract after another knee injury, perhaps signaling the end of the 2010 AL MVP’s career. "Some of the greatest moments in Rangers history to this point involve No. On May 8, 2012, Hamilton hit four home runs in one game. This is the final year of his major league contract, and the Angels are paying the Rangers $22 million, which covers most of the $24 million Hamilton is due.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:06

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol earlier told the BBC that Pyongyang "will l be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis". On April 18, US Vice President Mike Pence urged North Korea "not to test" Washington's patience following recent US military strikes on enemy forces in Afghanistan and Syria.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:00

Earlier this week, the administration certified to Congress than Iran was complying - at least technically - with the terms of the deal, clearing the way for Iran to continue enjoying sanctions relief in the near term. But his health care bill didn't come up for a vote in the House, his travel ban was twice blocked in the courts and his West Wing has been plagued by infighting and the resignation of his first national security adviser amid an ongoing investigation into contacts between Trump ...