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Tillerson Declares the Iran Nuclear Deal a Failure
- April 22, 2017

Earlier, the president signed an executive order announcing a review of whether steel imports into the United States could be restricted for national security reasons under a 1962 law. Highlights for U. S. President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday: TRADE AND IMF The Trump administration delivers a simple but stark message to world financial leaders who gathered in Washington amid worries about rising U. (more...)
French police officer killed by gunman in 'targeted' Paris attack French police officer killed by gunman in 'targeted' Paris attack
- April 22, 2017

Mr Molins said Cheurfi had a long criminal record, including trying to attack police previously. The shooting happened about 9 p.m. local time (3 p.m. French President Francois Hollande said he is convinced the circumstances of the Paris shooting points to terrorist act, the Associated Press reported. (more...)
Korea warns of 'super-mighty strike' after U.S. Navy gaffe
- April 22, 2017

Soon after bombarding Syria and Afghanistan with missiles and a huge bomb, the USA said it had ordered its flagship aircraft carrier strike group, which was already here last month for a joint drill with the South Korean military, to head back toward the peninsula. (more...)
Trump breaks promise to crack down on Russian cybersecurity threats Trump breaks promise to crack down on Russian cybersecurity threats
- April 22, 2017

Donald Trump has abandoned a promise he made to present a report on day 90 of his presidency that would address the issue of cybersecurity, once again giving Russian Federation and other sponsors of hacking attacks a pass. "We must protect federal networks and data". A cybersecurity executive order has been repeatedly delayed, despite the White House scheduling a signing ceremony within the first two weeks of his presidency. (more...)
Penn. man found guilty of murdering State Trooper Penn. man found guilty of murdering State Trooper
- April 22, 2017

He says the verdict means "a brutal murderer will be held accountable for his heinous and cowardly acts". After the shooting, Frein eluded a 48-day manhunt through the dense forests of the Pocono Mountains, about 100 miles (160 km) north of Philadelphia. (more...)
OMB preps for shutdown, WH says it's unlikely OMB preps for shutdown, WH says it's unlikely
- April 22, 2017

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the Trump administration was willing to talk to Democrats about funding for Obamacare subsidies in exchange for their agreement to include some Trump priorities such as the wall, the defense hike and more money for immigration enforcement. (more...)
Aaron Hernandez found with a Bible verse written on his forehead
- April 22, 2017

Hernandez reportedly used cardboard to block his door and keep officers from coming into his cell. Investigators also found three hand-written notes next to a bible in Hernandez's cell, according to the district attorney's office. Baez clarified that he is not suggesting that Hernandez's prior football injuries are linked to his suicide. Dan Bennett, Secretary of Public Safety and Security, explained that further tests may be necessary before Hernandez's body can be released. (more...)
North Korea rolls out missiles North Korea rolls out missiles
- April 22, 2017

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) Saturday showcased its military muscles by parading all of its most-advanced ballistic and tactic missiles, including a submarine-launched ballistic missile which could strike targets 1000 km away. (more...)
Prince William and Lady Gaga join forces in mental health campaign Prince William and Lady Gaga join forces in mental health campaign
- April 22, 2017

Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 in Britain, and Prince William said seeing the impact of suicide through his work as a an air ambulance helicopter pilot had been a "tipping point" in his decision to campaign on mental health issues. (more...)
Boy killed in school shooting survived heart surgery
- April 22, 2017

Anderson and Smith, both 53, were found dead in the classroom after the incident, which occurred at around 10:30 a.m. local time, Burguan said. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. He added that Anderson apparently had contacted his wife to convince her to come home. She described him as a smiling and "happy-go-lucky" child. Anderson, a self-proclaimed pastor whose Facebook profile is filled with Bible quotes and religious references, had been unemployed but previously held jobs as a maintenance worker, ... (more...)
Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump — Triumph in Georgia Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump — Triumph in Georgia
- April 22, 2017

Trump didn't fare as well in the conservative 6th district as many Republican candidates before him. Ossoff would have needed more than 50 percent of the vote to avoid a runoff. Despite Trump's Twitter barrage, the White House insisted the race isn't about the president. "This district has a long legacy of Republican leadership", she said . (more...)
Paris gunman thought to be 39-year-old from suburbs
- April 22, 2017

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack and gave a pseudonym for the shooter, Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki, indicating he was Belgian or had lived in Belgium. ISIS names a man it claims was involved in the attack . The outgoing president has also scheduled an emergency security cabinet meeting on Friday. (more...)
Divided Senate confirms conservative jurist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court Divided Senate confirms conservative jurist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
- April 22, 2017

Asked whether the man's firing wasn't absurd, Gorsuch said simply: "My heart goes out to him". It ensures that all future high court nominees would no longer need 60 votes to advance in the Senate. Justice William Brennan, the most liberal justice on the court in the 1970s, also was an Eisenhower appointee. "I am proud to have voted for Judge Neil Gorsuch to be the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court". (more...)
Trump Says NATO Trump Says NATO "No Longer Obsolete"
- April 22, 2017

Trump was speaking to reporters at the White House on Wednesday alongside Stoltenberg after giving him a warm welcome and praising the organization as "the bulwark of global peace and security". "Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all". Trump also said the USA is prepared to tackle the crisis surrounding North Korea without China if necessary. (more...)
Lumber train derails on northern Vancouver Island injuring two Lumber train derails on northern Vancouver Island injuring two
- April 22, 2017

The train was in a re-load yard when it suddenly rolled down the tracks and collided with a track maintenance vehicle where men were working. Western Forest Products confirms its personnel and materials were being transported on the Englewood Railway train when it derailed. (more...)
Carrier Vinson Deployment Extended Amid North Korean Tensions Carrier Vinson Deployment Extended Amid North Korean Tensions
- April 22, 2017

White House officials told the Times that the military's Pacific Command made the announcement prematurely, and the mistake was repeated later by defence secretary Jim Mattis . The US military's Pacific Command explained that the strike group first had to complete a shorter-than-initially planned period of training with Australia but was now heading toward the Western Pacific. (more...)
Venezuela crisis: Three killed at anti-government protests Venezuela crisis: Three killed at anti-government protests
- April 22, 2017

Starving and facing inflation rates predicted to rise to 1,660%, the people of Venezuela have lashed out at Maduro and his United Socialist Party. Hundreds of thousands of protesters took part in Wednesday's marches, which erupted into clashes with security forces and armed groups of government supporters. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn rules out holding second Brexit referendum
- April 22, 2017

The Commons vote was a formality, given both Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron had previously said they welcomed the election, although Scottish National Party MPs abstained. "That is what our plans for Brexit and our plan for Britain will deliver, and that is what the Conservative Party will be offering at this election". (more...)
India ruling party leaders face trial in 1992 mosque attack
- April 22, 2017

Three senior figures within India's ruling party will be prosecuted for alleged criminal conspiracy over the 1992 demolition of a mosque in northern India, the country's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The Supreme Court order follows demands from the Central Bureau of Investigation, India's main investigating agency, that the conspiracy charges against the senior party leaders be reinstated. (more...)
KCR, PM, Governor Greet Chandrababu on his Birthday KCR, PM, Governor Greet Chandrababu on his Birthday
- April 22, 2017

When I asked them where they were taking him, they just whisked him away. "They have not told me where they were taking my husband", Inturi's wife Sujana told reporters. He also morphs comical characters with the pictures of Lokesh to poke fun at the TDP leader. In the particular post that led to Inturi's arrest he pasted an adult kissing scene on to the legislative Council restricting entry to Adults only and Lokesh asking his father that he would love to go inside. (more...)