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Former President George H.W. Bush back in hospital with pneumonia Former President George H.W. Bush back in hospital with pneumonia
- May 01, 2017

Earlier this month, Bush had a visit with former President Bill Clinton, who brought him a colorful pair of socks. "My doctor says if I sit outside in January, it likely will put me six feet under". In July 2015, he broke a bone in his neck in a fall at the family home in Maine. Of course, as Radar previously reported, Bush has been confined to a wheelchair due to a battle with the disease vascular Parkinsonism. (more...)
Israel linked to series of blasts in Damascus Israel linked to series of blasts in Damascus
- May 01, 2017

The Sana news agency said a fuel tank and warehouse were destroyed as Hezbollah's media channel Al-Manar pointed the finger at Israeli warplanes. The Shiite group is aligned with Iran and is fighting in Syria alongside forces loyal to President Bashar Assad. (more...)
Liberal Leader Christy Clark explains difference between Liberal, NDP donations Liberal Leader Christy Clark explains difference between Liberal, NDP donations
- May 01, 2017

After Horgan reiterated it, Weaver said: "That may be fine and dandy, but you basically are saying you have a plan to develop a plan to come up with a plan". from $220 million this fiscal year to almost $1.5 billion by the end of their mandate. Every day, we are paying more and getting less. They said it's aimed to accommodate the port and that the government is casting misinformation about a cheaper alternative to twin the current tunnel. (more...)
CRPF team seems to have not followed SOPs CRPF team seems to have not followed SOPs
- May 01, 2017

It was while providing security cover to construction workers on a kilometre-long stretch of road, that has been under fix for years now, that 25 jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) lost their lives on Monday. He said a preliminary analysis of the ambush spot, where 25 men were killed on April 24, indicates that four sections of the CRPF men were separated by a distance of about 600-750 metres with bullets flying around. (more...)
North Korea fails another missile test North Korea fails another missile test
- May 01, 2017

This was not a nuclear test, which he was expected to do three days ago. Priebus said Trump was in regular contact with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and that the president had become "very close" to Chinese President Xi Jinping. McMaster said he assured Kim Kwan-jin, South Korea's chief national security officer, about the deal. The deployment drew protests from China, which said the powerful radar that can penetrate its territory would undermine regional security, and from local ... (more...)
US, South Korea reaffirm existing pact on THAAD deployment cost - South Korea US, South Korea reaffirm existing pact on THAAD deployment cost - South Korea
- May 01, 2017

The test came as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned the UN Security Council that failure to curb North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes could lead to "catastrophic consequences". At a United Nations meeting in NY yesterday, U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson urged the Security Council to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang. (more...)
US service member killed in blast near Mosul, Iraq US service member killed in blast near Mosul, Iraq
- May 01, 2017

Claustrophobic terrain and tens of thousands of civilians being held by the extremists as human shields have bogged Iraqi and coalition forces down. "It is CJTF-OIR policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities", the US-led coalition said. (more...)
Chelsea take step towards title with win at Everton Chelsea take step towards title with win at Everton
- May 01, 2017

Premier League leaders Chelsea face a tricky trip to Everton this afternoon (2.05pm kick-off) looking to go seven points clear at the summit. "Of course we have experience from winning the league two years ago", the Serbia midfielder said ahead of Sunday's game at Everton . (more...)
No tears over spilled milk as Canada fires back at Trump No tears over spilled milk as Canada fires back at Trump
- May 01, 2017

And again I want to also just mention: included in there is lumber, timber and energy. U.S. President Donald Trump's harsh words for the Canadian dairy industry are creating concern among Saskatchewan farmers and policy makers. Schumer said Friday morning that he spoke with Trump about the matter Thursday, and that the two men will join with Ryan to tackle the Canadian dairy trade issue. (more...)
How Kenya upstaged Ethiopia to London Marathon glory How Kenya upstaged Ethiopia to London Marathon glory
- May 01, 2017

The retired British athlete still remains a world-record holder. "I saw him try to stand up again and his legs just went down again, and I thought, 'This is more important, getting him across the line is more important than shaving a few seconds off my time'". (more...)
US Defense Secretary Mattis Says Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons US Defense Secretary Mattis Says Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons
- May 01, 2017

He did not elaborate. Earlier this month, the United States launched dozens of missiles against a Syrian regime air base the Pentagon says was used to launch the chemical attack. He referred to the U.S. cruise missile strike in Syria as an important example of the new administration's "forthright deeds" against the use of chemical weapons. (more...)
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives Panama Papers corruption ruling Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives Panama Papers corruption ruling
- May 01, 2017

The JIT, the verdict said , would include representatives from Inter-Services Intelligence, Military Intelligence, Federal Investigation Agency, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and National Accountability Bureau (NAB). "We believe that if Pakistan is not safe in the hands of Nawaz Sharif , it is also not safe in the hands of Imran Khan ", said Zardari, whose own Pakistan's Peoples Party is gunning for a victory in the next election. (more...)
U.S. economy grew at slowest rate in 3 years U.S. economy grew at slowest rate in 3 years
- May 01, 2017

GDP expanded at an annual rate of 0.7% in the first quarter - the slowest rate since the first quarter of 2014. Growth is expected to be fueled by a revival in consumer spending, supported by continued strong job growth, accelerating wage gains and record stock levels. (more...)
Duterte, Widodo launch PH-Indonesia Ro-Ro route Duterte, Widodo launch PH-Indonesia Ro-Ro route
- May 01, 2017

Also part of the agenda will be the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Agricultural Cooperation and the Joint Declaration on the Establishment of Sea Connectivity between Davao/General Santos in the Philippines and Bitung in Indonesia. (more...)
Donald Trump Says North Korea's Kim Is 'A Pretty Smart Cookie' Donald Trump Says North Korea's Kim Is 'A Pretty Smart Cookie'
- May 01, 2017

McMaster reaffirmed the USA commitment to paying as much as $1 billion for the missile defense system days after President Donald Trump said South Korea should. is deploying on its ally's territory. He had said in a tweet on April 13: "I have great confidence that China will properly deal with North Korea". (more...)
Search continues for missing Ontario woman in Belize Search continues for missing Ontario woman in Belize
- May 01, 2017

The next day, a friend who she had asked to drive them to the airport arrived at the house but there was no sign of the couple. Joe Milholen, a friend of Matus' who first reported her disappearance, told Global News that the vehicle was found by a local hunter. (more...)
8 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead 8 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead
- May 01, 2017

According to CNN , Selis pointed his weapon at three officers who attempted to confront him on the ground, prompting them to open fire. Chief Zimmerman said the police helicopter was the first responder to arrive on the scene. The shooter's motive has not been determined. Another person was injured in the incident, breaking his arm while fleeing the gunfire, police said. (more...)
Pope Warns Power Is Like 'Drinking Gin On Empty Stomach' Pope Warns Power Is Like 'Drinking Gin On Empty Stomach'
- May 01, 2017

Although the president and the pontiff haven't seen eye to eye in the past, Archbishop Angelo Becciu told the Italian news agency ANSA that "Pope Francis is always ready to receive heads of state who request an audience". According to a Pew Research Center poll, more than 70 percent of people without a religious affiliation view him favorably. It's a core Christian value. (more...)
Kate Middleton Wishes Prince William Was More Like His Brother Prince Harry Kate Middleton Wishes Prince William Was More Like His Brother Prince Harry
- May 01, 2017

It ain't gonna bring her back. In a new video posted to the Royal Family's Facebook page on Friday, Kate Middleton , along with Prince William and Prince Harry, talk about a range of subjects from the stresses children face today, grief, and dealing with trauma in the workplace. (more...)
Arkansas denies inmate suffered before execution Arkansas denies inmate suffered before execution
- May 01, 2017

Arkansas will have a more hard time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month, experts said. (more...)