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Police searching for missing .357 used in Fresno shootings
- April 22, 2017

He had at least two prior mental health hospitalizations, and his attorney said in court papers that Muhammad thought the justice system and his own lawyer were conspiring against him. Police are searching for the revolver Muhammad said he tossed into a pile of clothing. "He said he did not like white men and said white people were responsible for keeping black people down", Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said. (more...)
UN Security Council unanimously adopts statement condemning NK missile launch
- April 22, 2017

South Korea and the United States have also been conducting annual joint military exercises, which the North criticises as a prelude to invasion. There has been speculation that North Korea has notified China of its plans to test another nuclear device. (more...)
Two Turkish soldiers killed in clash with Kurdish militants: army Two Turkish soldiers killed in clash with Kurdish militants: army
- April 22, 2017

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Two Turkish soldiers died and two more were wounded in a clash with Kurdish militants in a rural area of southeast Turkey near the Iraqi border on Friday, the armed forces said. Contraband confiscated over the week included 10,000 kilograms (nearly 10 tons) of cannabis and more than 55,000 packages of smuggled cigarettes. With the latest operation in Bitlis, the number of terrorists killed in ongoing counterterrorism operations in the region has gone up to 37 since ... (more...)
Trudeau heads to France to mark 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge
- April 22, 2017

Clark said the battle came at a bad cost to Canadians with more than 10,000 soldiers killed and wounded in horrific conditions. After the service came to a close, the parade marched to the Cloverdale Legion, where the cadets were served a lunch and community members were able to view a display of First World War items, which included barbed wire and a German helmet retrieved from the battle. (more...)
I'll overturn rigged system that favours rich, says Corbyn I'll overturn rigged system that favours rich, says Corbyn
- April 22, 2017

Nearly exactly 20 years since Tony Blair led Labour to the first of three consecutive election victories, the party is languishing in the polls ahead of the June 8 vote. "Instead of the country's wealth being hidden in tax havens, we will put it in the hands of the people of Britain, as they are the ones who earned it", he said. (more...)
Pence pledges US will stand with Japan on North Korea threat Pence pledges US will stand with Japan on North Korea threat
- April 22, 2017

A separate critical test in the Pacific region, to be held at the end of May, will examine the ability of the USA to shoot down a future North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile that could threaten the US. Pence struck a stern tone as he began talks with Abe and other Japanese leaders after arriving at a US naval base from South Korea. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said tensions need to be eased on the Korean Peninsula to bring the escalating dispute there to a peaceful resolution. (more...)
Trade, security matters key issues for Trump, Italian leader Trade, security matters key issues for Trump, Italian leader
- April 22, 2017

Trump didn't specifically weigh in on the French election, nor would he say outright whether he supported countries staying in the EU. Trudeau offered that reply to the USA president's latest anti-Canada trade tirade, one in which Trump savaged Canada for creating a new lower-priced classification of a milk product that he argues hurts US producers. (more...)
Donald Trump changes stance on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, says 'it's no longer obsolete'
- April 22, 2017

But according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer , it's not that Trump has shifted his views ― it's that the world has shifted to Trump's views. President Donald Trump said Wednesday it was "time to end this brutal civil war" in Syria and return refugees to their homeland. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, while tensions between Russia and the US remain high over Russia's support for Syria, a week after the Assad regime ... (more...)
Leave.EU group investigated over referendum campaign donations Leave.EU group investigated over referendum campaign donations
- April 22, 2017

The Commission says the investigation will focus on whether the Brexit-supporting campaign took "impermissible" donations and said there were "reasonable grounds to suspect that potential offences" may have been committed by the campaign. Having carried out an initial assessment of Leave.EU's spending on the referendum, it believes there are reasonable grounds to suspect that potential offences may have occurred. (more...)
Film crew to reveal 'major breakthrough' in Madeleine McCann case Film crew to reveal 'major breakthrough' in Madeleine McCann case
- April 22, 2017

The video claims the show has a new line of inquiry which could bring investigators closer to solving the mystery of the youngster's disappearance. The trailer does feature comment from Pat Brown, a US-based criminal profiler and television commentator whose book casting doubt on the McCann's account of the disappearance of their three-year-old daughter was published six years ago, in 2011. (more...)
French police detain family members of Paris attacker
- April 22, 2017

France has been under a state of emergency for almost a year and a half, with more than 230 people killed in jihadist attacks since the start of 2015. Police tape surrounded the quiet, middle-class neighborhood and anxious neighbors expressed surprise at the searches. A French police vehicle. He was convicted in that attack and had a criminal record because of involvement in violent robberies, the source said. (more...)
Turkish PM warns opposition against street protests
- April 22, 2017

Opposition parties including the main opposition CHP and the pro-Kurdish HDP had called on the electoral board to annul Sunday's vote, which was narrowly won by the "Yes" camp, because unstamped ballot papers were included. "There should be no doubt that we will exercise all our democratic rights against it", she added. The head of the left-wing ODP movement, which is not represented in the Turkish parliament, had himself said in a message on Twitter that he was being detained for ... (more...)
Tillerson to meet with Southeast Asian foreign ministers in May Tillerson to meet with Southeast Asian foreign ministers in May
- April 22, 2017

The US government is considering putting North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism, from which the Pyongyang regime was removed in 2008. Vice President Mike Pence said that "under President Trump, the shield stands guard and the sword stands ready" and brushed aside the possibility of bilateral or multilateral dialogue with North Korea. (more...)
Dortmund bus attack suspect bet against the team
- April 22, 2017

The suspect, identified only as Sergej W, is being investigated for attempted murder, causing an explosion and risky assault, police said. The prosecutor's office says Sergey W. The soccer match was delayed by one day; A.S. Monaco defeated Borussia Dortmund, 3-2. The bombs were filled with metal pins around 70 millimetres long, with one pin found 250 metres away from the blast. (more...)
NCIS: Navy SEAL possessed and produced child porn on phone NCIS: Navy SEAL possessed and produced child porn on phone
- April 22, 2017

She then is said to have reported the incident to a gate sentry at the base. Lt. Zachary Keating, spokesman for Naval Special Warfare Group 1, confirmed that the suspect is an active-duty member of the unit. Seerden was on temporary duty in Norfolk at the time of the alleged assault, court documents said. Some images depicted object penetration of prepubescent children and bondage of children. (more...)
NCP welcomes Supreme Court's ruling in 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case NCP welcomes Supreme Court's ruling in 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case
- April 22, 2017

Hindu groups say the 16th century Babri Mosque was built after a temple dedicated to the Hindu god King Ram was destroyed by Muslim invaders. She dismissed the conspiracy charges. The four — L.K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and Kalyan Singh — have said that the mosque's demolition was a spontaneous eruption by angry Hindu activists. (more...)
Iran Presidential Elections 2017: Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad enters electoral race again Iran Presidential Elections 2017: Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad enters electoral race again
- April 22, 2017

Back in September during a lecture to seminary students in Tehran , Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said he would not find it advisable for Ahmadinejad to seek a comeback to politics "both for his own and the country's good". (more...)
FDA: Texas lethal injection drugs must be destroyed or exported FDA: Texas lethal injection drugs must be destroyed or exported
- April 22, 2017

The FDA has been hanging onto the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's shipment of 1,000 vials of sodium thiopental from an overseas maker since July 2015, when it seized the drugs from Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport. "We can not speculate on the future availability of drugs, so the agency continues to explore all options, including the continued use of pentobarbital or alternate drugs to use in the lethal injection process", Clark told the Associated Press in January in response to ... (more...)
Trump says US-Russian relations may be 'at an all time low' Trump says US-Russian relations may be 'at an all time low'
- April 22, 2017

Using its veto power , Russian Federation not only blocked the United Nations from investigating a recent chemical attack in Syria, but it kept the U.N. we have to do something". Tillerson said he wanted "a very open, candid and frank exchange" with Lavrov. Until the chemical attack, the Trump administration had sought to step back from the US position that Assad should leave power. (more...)
Issaquah Recognized As Tree City USA Issaquah Recognized As Tree City USA
- April 22, 2017

Friday, April 21, at the permaculture garden on the south side of Ross Hall. "The City of Rifle urge [s] all citizens to support efforts to protect our trees and to support our City's urban forest, and further urges all citizens to plant trees to gladden the hearts and promote the well being of present and future generations", states the proclamation . (more...)