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Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to White House for talks Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to White House for talks
- May 01, 2017

MalacaƱang said there is still no telling whether President Duterte will meet US President Donald Trump in the US capital anytime soon. Is Trump aware of Duterte's , uh, history? Although Duterte's rise is unique and different from Trump's in numerous ways, both did come to power in 2016 appealing to voters who were opposed to establishment politics . (more...)
Asean Leaders Join Cambodia in Softening Tone Toward China Asean Leaders Join Cambodia in Softening Tone Toward China
- May 01, 2017

When Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him. Chinese officials pressed for words that might allude to last year's global arbitration ruling to be kept out of the statement, the diplomats said, particularly the term "full respect for legal and diplomatic processes". (more...)
Senator Challenges Trump's NRA Speech With Moving Twitter Memorial to Victims Senator Challenges Trump's NRA Speech With Moving Twitter Memorial to Victims
- May 01, 2017

The NRA was a huge ally to Trump during his rise past year, endorsing him earlier than it usually offers its support to candidates and spending huge sums to help boost him in some key states . This means " always " supporting " the incredible men and women of law enforcement ", many of whom are also members of the NRA "because our police know that responsible gun ownership saves lives and that the right of self-defense is essential to public safety", Trump said. (more...)
Coast Guard rescues two from sinking boat off Montauk Coast Guard rescues two from sinking boat off Montauk
- May 01, 2017

According to a Coast Guard press release, one of the individuals sent a distress call at approximately 3:30 p.m., and said their 10-foot foldable boat was taking on water and drifting away from the beach. and hoisted two of the people to Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport, then returned and hoisted the remaining two to the same location. The crew safely transferred the pair from their boat, The Eleventh Hour, and took them to New Hope Boat Ramp in Apex. (more...)
U.S., Japan agree China should play larger role on North Korea
- May 01, 2017

Saturday's parade in Pyongyang to honor the country's founder featured a senior North Korean official warning of nuclear war if the country is attacked. He did not comment on what might have caused the missile to fail. The other called for a freeze on U.S. A main difference between President Donald Trump's North Korea policy and that of his predecessor, Barack Obama, is the potential for using military force, a United States congressman said Tuesday. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane: France should 'avoid' a Marine Le Pen presidency Zinedine Zidane: France should 'avoid' a Marine Le Pen presidency
- May 01, 2017

He was born in Marseille to Algerian parents, and has been outspoken against nationalist ideas, as put forward by the National Front and Le Pen family. Le Pen's father has been convicted of inciting racial hatred for his remarks on the Holocaust, and referred to them himself as recently as 2015. Le Pen is now behind in the polls but could benefit from anemic turnout on Macron's side. (more...)
Eurosceptic french PM if Marine Le Pen wins Eurosceptic french PM if Marine Le Pen wins
- May 01, 2017

France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival views of Europe, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the shared euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Holocaust memorial and calls for unity. It sets Macron's enthusiasm for the European Union and call for pro-business reforms to boost growth against Le Pen's desire for France to close its borders to immigrants, unwind European Union institutions and restrict imports to protect jobs. (more...)
After Nationwide Manhunt, Facebook Murderer Takes His Own Life After Nationwide Manhunt, Facebook Murderer Takes His Own Life
- May 01, 2017

He was wanted on an aggravated murder charge in the shooting death of a 74-year-old man who was picking up aluminum cans on Sunday after spending Easter with his family. And so, she said, "each one of us forgives the killer, the murderer". "We have a lot of work to do and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this", Zuckerberg said during his keynote address. (more...)
Tensions Escalate In Wake Of North Korea's Most Recent Missile Launch
- May 01, 2017

The missile launched Saturday blew up over land in North Korean territory, said US Navy Cmdr. The South Korean Defense Ministry has repeatedly said the country will provide the land but won't foot the bill for the system, which is created to protect against the threat of missiles from North Korea . (more...)
North Korea carries out ballistic missile test but fails
- May 01, 2017

US Pacific Command said it tracked a missile launch which blew up nearly immediately. "The missile did not leave (the) North Korean territory", Benham said. "Is South Korea a colony that has to cough up cash whenever the United States wants it to?" asked Park Hee-ju, 48, who is a member of the Gimcheon city council as well as co-chair of the Gimcheon Civic Action Committee Against the THAAD Deployment. (more...)
US won't seek South Korean money for THAAD
- May 01, 2017

But on Sunday South Korea said US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster had spoken by phone with his counterpart in Seoul and both sides had reaffirmed that Washington would bear the cost of the THAAD deployment, as initially agreed. "Bad!", Trump said in a post on Twitter after the launch. Trump has stressed he would not broadcast military options to preserve an element of surprise. (more...)
French elections a big risk for the euro French elections a big risk for the euro
- May 01, 2017

France's presidential candidates cert. This two photo combo and provided by the AP on the condition that its source not be revealed, shows Frenchman Mahiedine Merabet. Earlier, former French Minister of Economy Emmanuel Macron, who is a presidential candidate, said that the French occupation of Algeria is part of French history. (more...)
Watch the White House Correspondents' Dinner Watch the White House Correspondents' Dinner
- May 01, 2017

Declaring himself "thrilled" to be far from "the Washington swamp" and the "very boring" dinner, the president sneered at "fake news" CNN and the "failing" New York Times . Weeks ago Trump made a decision to skip the dinner and even wished the group well. That year, Ronald Reagan was recovering from an assassination attempt. (more...)
Detroit Lions draft linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin Detroit Lions draft linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin
- May 01, 2017

Watch highlights of Jalen Reeves-Maybin below! Tennessee had three players taken in the fourth - linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin (Lions), wide receiver Josh Malone (Bengals) and quarterback Joshua Dobbs (Steelers). This is despite not playing much his freshman year and missing nearly all of his senior year with a shoulder injury. Roberts measures at 6-foot-4 and 270 pounds. (more...)
India will review Naxal strategy, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh India will review Naxal strategy, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh
- May 01, 2017

They do not want development in the area. Twenty-five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel lost their lives in Sukma district on Monday. " Home Minister Rajnath Singh has already told the forces to go on an all-out offensive and break the Maoists' dominance in Bastar region, for which the government is ready to provide any number of extra companies (of security forces) and modern technology". (more...)
NDP, Liberals trade jabs over money from union, business NDP, Liberals trade jabs over money from union, business
- May 01, 2017

Arguably Horgan's most polished pitch came near the end of the debate, when he attacked the Liberals' record on education. "It's the right thing to do, but I haven't felt free to be able to do that because I haven't wanted to upset negotiations that seemed to be going along, granted at a slow pace", she said. (more...)
Trump invites leaders of Thailand, Singapore to the White House
- May 01, 2017

The White House issued a statement saying Trump's invitation to Lee was extended to "further strengthen ties", noting that the partnership between the US and Singapore is "marked by thriving trade and investment, robust security cooperation, and close collaboration on regional and global challenges". (more...)
McMaster: N. Korea a 'grave threat' to US, China McMaster: N. Korea a 'grave threat' to US, China
- May 01, 2017

That means, Lt. Gen. McMaster said , working to enforce current United Nations sanctions and perhaps ratcheting them up. South Korea's Foreign Ministry went even further saying Pyongyang was "playing with fire" and warned of tougher sanctions. (more...)
Pope Francis gives surprise TED talk at conference on 'the future you' Pope Francis gives surprise TED talk at conference on 'the future you'
- May 01, 2017

Sister Angela Colombi says all Egyptians are awaiting the Pope - not only the Christians! The group Work of Love has rented a portion of the Little Madonna beach since 2012 and outfitted it with boardwalks, ramps and water vehicles to provide access to people in wheelchairs and those with other issues that make a day at the beach hard. (more...)
"I will not be happy" if North Korea conducts another nuclear test
- May 01, 2017

The drills began hours after South Korean and USA officials said they detected what they presumed was a failed missile launch from an area near the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. The launch comes amid heightening tensions in the region, as the U.S docked a nuclear powered submarine in South Korea, deployed the USA naval strike group, led by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to the area, and staged large military drills with South Korea and Japan. (more...)