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Trump explained US position on Thaad to Xi: South Korea
- April 12, 2017

I can see that. Before Thursday's dinner, Trump said he and Xi already had had a long discussion and had "developed a friendship", and then joked , "I have gotten nothing, absolutely nothing". Discussions between Trump and Xi over North Korea came days after Trump warned that the U.S. was prepared to act unilaterally to stop North Korea's nuclear program from advancing further should China be unwilling to use its leverage over Pyongyang. (more...)
Somali pirates flee hijacked Indian dhow, taking one crew member Somali pirates flee hijacked Indian dhow, taking one crew member
- April 11, 2017

The navy says it has escorted a total of 6,337 Chinese and foreign vessels during its anti-piracy operations and intervened dozens of times in cases where ships were either attacked or pursued by pirates. The two warships were part of an Indian fleet of four vessels heading for an overseas deployment. "It has been established that all 19 Filipino crew of the vessel are safe". (more...)
Trump security adviser urges Russian Federation to re-evaluate its support for Syria Trump security adviser urges Russian Federation to re-evaluate its support for Syria
- April 11, 2017

But supporters of the strike say it was meant to deter Assad from carrying out future chemical attacks . Tillerson's visit to Europe has been overshadowed from the start by President Donald Trump's decision to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad for using chemical weapons by launching cruise missiles at a Syrian air base. (more...)
Skiing business goes tri-polar with Intrawest deal Skiing business goes tri-polar with Intrawest deal
- April 11, 2017

In February, Vail Resorts, of Colorado, announced a $50 million deal to acquire another Vermont ski area, Stowe Mountain Resort from insurance giant American International Group. "A new ownership structure brings new opportunities for Stratton, its employees, and local businesses in the area. Each has its own unique story and its own unique sense of place", said Eric Resnick, chief executive officer of KSL, in a release. (more...)
North Park Elementary School Shooting: 2 Adults Dead, 2 Kids Hospitalized
- April 11, 2017

Police identified the gunman as local resident Cedric Anderson, 53, and said the teacher, Karen Elaine Smith, also 53, was his estranged wife. Pictured, alleged San Bernardino school shooter, Cedric Anderson .Investigators searching a home in a gated neighborhood in Riverside . (more...)
Malala Yousafzai made UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai made UN Messenger of Peace
- April 11, 2017

Mohammad Khan, a prominent human rights activist and lawyer based in Swat, said he was pleased that the global community has appreciated Yousafzai's efforts and the ordeal she has gone through for the sake of women's rights and education. "I stood here on this stage nearly three-and-a-half years ago...and I told the world that education is a basic human right of every girl..." She was awarded the RAW in WAR Anna Politkovskaya prize in London and before that, she was named Amnesty ... (more...)
Swedish media: Truck crashes into Stockholm store, 3 dead
- April 10, 2017

The name of the suspect has not been released but the authorities stated that the man is a 39-year-old from Uzbekistan. Swedish police say they have arrested a man who is "likely" the driver of the beer truck which plowed into a group of pedestrians and store, killing four. (more...)
Kim Jong Un congratulated Syria's Assad before United States strike Kim Jong Un congratulated Syria's Assad before United States strike
- April 10, 2017

The North Korean leader also described the Ba'ath party as "resolutely resisting foreign and domestic enemies in the ongoing fight for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria", reconfirming the anti-U.S. Security Council resolutions banning it from using the technology. It has conducted five nuclear tests, two since the beginning of past year, and scores of missile tests. (more...)
At least 1 dead after shooting near upscale mall in South Florida At least 1 dead after shooting near upscale mall in South Florida
- April 09, 2017

More than a dozen police cars and firetrucks were outside the mall for hours after the shooting. The names of the victims and the shooter were not immediately disclosed. "There was a dance class of 40 people if he wanted to do that". Witnesses at the Villagio Restaurant and the Yard House also reported hearing the gun shots. (more...)
Nunes, Schiff meet to try to get Russian Federation investigation back on track Nunes, Schiff meet to try to get Russian Federation investigation back on track
- April 08, 2017

This time, it's thanks to a new report , which claims that Trump didn't want Yates to testify before Congress about unconfirmed allegations members of his team had colluded with Russian Federation. But Spicer said the White House never invoked executive privilege and said, "I hope she does testify". On Monday, several Democrats, including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY, called for Nunes to step down as the head of the House Intelligence Committee. (more...)
South Africa's president replaces embattled finance minister South Africa's president replaces embattled finance minister
- April 08, 2017

Predictably, South Africa's currency tanked on the news, and economists believe that ratings agencies are poised to downgrade the country to junk status. "While there are many outstanding cabinet ministers with integrity and who are performing exceptionally well in their portfolios, however, we need to admit that there are also several serving ministers whose performance is rather unsatisfactory, hence they have attracted severe criticism as public representatives against whom appropriate ... (more...)
Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down
- April 07, 2017

The Post cited letters from Yates' attorneys to the Justice Department . Cohen-Watnick is among about a dozen White House officials who would have access to the types of classified information Nunes says he viewed, according to current and former USA officials. (more...)
After Srinagar, flood declared in south Kashmir After Srinagar, flood declared in south Kashmir
- April 07, 2017

Widespread rain in the plains and snow in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir during the next three days was forecast on Tuesday. In view of the inclement weather, authorities closed schools and colleges in Srinagar for three days. (more...)
Florida gambling bills likely to come down to session wire Florida gambling bills likely to come down to session wire
- April 07, 2017

Florida could push ahead with a dramatic overhaul of school tests under a far-reaching bill now moving in the state Senate. Under the measure students in the state's public schools will be permitted to engage in prayer and school personnel will be allowed to participate in student-led prayers. (more...)
L. Brent Bozell: Susan Rice Is Still Lying
- April 06, 2017

CNN anchor Don Lemon spoke for many journalists as he hissed: "There is no evidence that backs up the president's original claim ". In that capacity, she oversaw the National Security Council Staff, chairs the Cabinet-level National Security Principals Committee, provided the president's daily national security briefing, and was responsible for the coordination and integration of the administration's foreign policy, intelligence and military efforts. (more...)
Russian Spy, Whose Associate Met With Page, Deported After Prison Term Russian Spy, Whose Associate Met With Page, Deported After Prison Term
- April 06, 2017

In March 2016, Trump named Page, a former Merrill Lynch investment backer, as a foreign policy adviser to his campaign. Trump has rejected any suggestion that he or his associates had any contacts with Russian Federation during the election campaign, and instead has alleged his team was subjected to improper surveillance by the outgoing administration. (more...)
Student who choked on pancakes at contest died of asphyxia Student who choked on pancakes at contest died of asphyxia
- April 06, 2017

A vigil was held Sunday night for Nelson on the campus of Sacred Heart University in CT, where she was a student. "Counseling services have already been provided, in particular for Caitlin's sorority sisters, and will continue to be available for all members of the SHU community who may need them over the next few days", communications director Deborah Noack told the Fairfield Citizen in a statement . (more...)
Boeing just sold Iran another $3 billion of jets Boeing just sold Iran another $3 billion of jets
- April 06, 2017

Since sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic were lifted a year ago, Iran began to take steps to upgrade its air industry, revamp an aging airline fleet, equipment and airports. jobs. " Boeing has to be everywhere that Airbus is", said Loren Thompson, chief operating officer of the nonprofit Lexington Institute, which receives funding from Boeing . (more...)
Trump says he expects a health care deal soon
- April 03, 2017

Trump himself isn't giving up. The fact remains, however, that House Republicans aren't in a different position than they were on Friday. I think it will actually. "They have an opportunity now to have the status quo, regretfully". Conservatives, however, may be disappointed that they wouldn't score many wins in such legislation, even though Republicans control the entire government. (more...)
Australian cyclone leaves shark stranded on land Australian cyclone leaves shark stranded on land
- April 03, 2017

The bodies of two women were found in the state on Friday. The bull shark washed up on a flooded road near the town of Ayr, Queensland, after tropical cyclone Debbie battered northeast Australia. Bureau of Meteorology regional director Bruce Gunn said there had been widespread rain of between 100-300mm falls over the last two days in southeast Queensland where the Gold Coast is located. (more...)