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N Korea displays vast military parade, warns USA amid nuclear test fears N Korea displays vast military parade, warns USA amid nuclear test fears
- April 23, 2017

Pyongyang threatened to launch a strike in response to what it's describing as American provocation. After inspecting an honor guard, Kim, in a black suit, watched the parade pour into Kim Il-Sung Square, accompanied by top military and party leaders, state television showed in a live broadcast. (more...)
Le Pen, Macron level in first election round, Melenchon third - BVA poll Le Pen, Macron level in first election round, Melenchon third - BVA poll
- April 23, 2017

Global news sources repeatedly used the terms "populist" and "nationalist" when reporting on candidates in both the USA and Europe. During the U.S. "Enough of laxity, enough of naivety", Le Pen declared. Macron, only 39, is seeking to become France's youngest ever president and has campaigned on a strongly pro-EU and pro-business platform. (more...)
U.S. 'will honour' refugee deal with Australia that Trump called 'dumb' U.S. 'will honour' refugee deal with Australia that Trump called 'dumb'
- April 23, 2017

Fresh from bilateral talks with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, the visit represented a lighter side to Mr Pence's weekend trip to Australia. "The United States intends to honour the agreement", Pence said Saturday, but added that it "doesnt mean we admire the agreement". (more...)
U.S. 'prepared to do more' in Syria — Haley to UN U.S. 'prepared to do more' in Syria — Haley to UN
- April 23, 2017

The impact of the strikes was also unclear. "That changed last night", Haley said. The Kremlin warned the US military action would inflict "considerable damage" on US-Russia ties. This post was syndicated from Breaking News, Nigeria News and World News - The Guardian Nigeria. "It is through that political process that we believe the Syrian people will ... (more...)
Sharks hammer Oilers 7-0, tie series at two wins each Sharks hammer Oilers 7-0, tie series at two wins each
- April 23, 2017

Game 5 of the series goes Thursday at Rogers Place in Edmonton. "It's a one-off. We take the game tape and throw it away". "Eventually, our big guys are going to step up and win us a game". Thornton had missed the past two weeks after injuring his knee in a regular-season game at Vancouver. Does the manner in which a game is won have any relevance to how the next game is played? Sorensen knocked in a rebound midway through the period and Couture ended Talbot's night with a wrister from the ... (more...)
French voters begin casting ballots in presidential election French voters begin casting ballots in presidential election
- April 23, 2017

Some 50,000 police and 7,000 soldiers are deployed at polling stations across the country, with eleven candidates fighting for the presidency. Centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, one of the front-runners in France's unpredictable election, has voted in the coastal town of Le Touquet in northern France alongside his wife Brigitte Macron. (more...)
Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship
- April 23, 2017

A year ago a new "special pathway visa" was created, which was meant to give Kiwis a new way to become Australian citizens. SCRAPPING 457 Visas is fine but more money needs to be invested in skills and training according to Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman. (more...)
As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia
- April 23, 2017

Here's ABC's chief white house correspondent Jonathan Karl. USA aircraft-carrier strike groups include guided-missile destroyers with powerful radars that could potentially be useful in tracking missile launches, like the kind recently attempted by North Korea. (more...)
Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing
- April 23, 2017

Williams, the police chief, said Tuesday that the case started with one tragedy and ended with another, about 100 miles from the street in Cleveland where Stephens is alleged to have killed Godwin. It was all due to the quick thinking of a McDonald's employee that led police to Steve Stephens. "The hashtags Joy Lane, Joy Lane massacre, I don't even know who Joy Lane is anymore, or how to pick up all the pieces of my world at this moment", Lane said. (more...)
Tamil Nadu Minister Uses Thermocol To Save Water. Twitter In Splits Tamil Nadu Minister Uses Thermocol To Save Water. Twitter In Splits
- April 23, 2017

The thermacol which was stuck together with tape was pushed back to the shore by the wind and water. The minister on Saturday, made a decision to set afloat Rs 10 lakh worth of thermocol taped together on the water, to prevent it from evaporating. (more...)
Half Of Brits Back PM Theresa May Ahead Of Snap Vote Half Of Brits Back PM Theresa May Ahead Of Snap Vote
- April 23, 2017

Polls put May's Conservatives about 20 points ahead of their rivals, which is enough to win a majority that could be over 100 seats, but the prime minister said she was not complacent. Only 14 percent named Corbyn. She says an early election would provide "certainty and stability" in the negotiations, which will now start after the vote. (more...)
Edmonton Police Looking For Two People After Toddler Found Dead Edmonton Police Looking For Two People After Toddler Found Dead
- April 23, 2017

The statement said investigators were working to determine the exact relationship between the suspects and the little boy, who was estimated to be about 20 months old. Police say at this time, no further tips are required from the public and no further details will be released until Sunday. "I can't think of words bad enough to describe it". (more...)
2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days 2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days
- April 23, 2017

Government forces, including army, police and elite counter terrorism units have taken back most of it, including the half that lies east of the Tigris river. -led coalition forces have made major gains against the extremist group, having liberated eastern Mosul. 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. (more...)
Joe Pavelski scores fastest playoff goal in Sharks history Joe Pavelski scores fastest playoff goal in Sharks history
- April 23, 2017

Kassian's goal, his second straight game-winner, came at the 10:45 mark of the third period and was enough to give the Oilers a two-games-to-one series lead. While the Sharks have a vast encyclopedia of playoff knowledge at their disposal, they don't think it automatically gives them the edge heading into Game 4. (more...)
Trump says charges against Assange would be 'OK' Trump says charges against Assange would be 'OK'
- April 23, 2017

President heralded his " great friend " Luciano Pavarotti. "I think they are doing a tremendous disservice to an agreement that was signed", Trump said. Trump's rejection of that role is at odds with his recent actions - launching a missile strike in Syria, escalating tensions with North Korea, and authorizing a review of the nuclear deal with Iran - but in line with his promise during the 2016 presidential campaign. (more...)
Arsene Wenger under pressure after Arsenal's crushing defeat to Crystal Palace Arsene Wenger under pressure after Arsenal's crushing defeat to Crystal Palace
- April 23, 2017

I've managed over 1 000 games and we are not used to this, it's a big worry. "We don't go out there to lose games, we try to work the best we can but tonight it just didn't happen". "Now it's time for him to go", Hartson said, saying Arsenal's showing against Palace was "inept - there was a lack of leadership, a lack of togetherness". (more...)
More Than 1000 Palestinians In Israeli Prisons Go On Hunger Strike More Than 1000 Palestinians In Israeli Prisons Go On Hunger Strike
- April 23, 2017

The goal of the strike is ostensibly to protest prison conditions, to receive more visitation time with family and to end detention without trial, but a number of observers see the effort as part of a Barghouti run for PA leadership. Some 6,500 Palestinians are now detained by Israel for a range of offenses and alleged crimes. "Some have been killed while in detention", he wrote. (more...)
This new bill would legalize weed in Canada This new bill would legalize weed in Canada
- April 23, 2017

Residents will be able to grow up to four plants per home, in addition to making legal-cannabis products. The government is intending the proposed legislation to also prevent profits from the production and sale of cannabis from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs. (more...)
Ontario to place 15 per cent tax on foreign home buyers Ontario to place 15 per cent tax on foreign home buyers
- April 23, 2017

The worst of these exemptions is one that allows students to apply for a full rebate of the non-resident speculation tax (NRST). Worldwide speculators who have children studying overseas often buy real estate in their children's names. The provincial Liberal government's housing plan contains 16 measures in total. The solution from Vancouver, on the west coast, was to impose a foreign buyer tax. (more...)
Syria | Trump seems to rule out deeper U.S. intervention Syria | Trump seems to rule out deeper U.S. intervention
- April 23, 2017

Earlier, Tillerson said he had a "productive" meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Wednesday, despite palpable tension between the US and Russia . In the process , the world has seen a civil war change into an worldwide conflict where terrorists took over much of Syria, many of whom have returned to the United States and other countries to conduct attacks. (more...)