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by | April 22, 2017 | 17:32

As the vice-president gave a joint news conference alongside Mr Turnbull on the shores of Sydney Harbour, he said: "It's always heartening to stand beside a friend, and I do so today". is Australia's most important security partner, while China is its most important trading partner. Pence's visit Down Under, part of his 10-day, four-country trip to the Pacific Rim, was widely viewed as an effort to smooth over relations with Australia.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:31

PG&E said crews are now working to restore power as soon as they can. "It's pretty big, seems like half the city has no power", he said. "Power outage in the Northern & Central part of SF", the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management tweeted, urging the public to refrain from calling 911 unless it was a life-safety issue.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:27

For years Grassland dairy had sold ultra-filtered milk, an ingredient used to make cheese, to Canadian producers at a lower price and tariff free. "We're more the mouse", says Bernie Wolf, a professor economics and global business at York University.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:27

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, welcomes Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to Parliament Hill for bilateral talks Friday. "So yeah, I think we'll get both", said President Donald Trump . "And we have to be strong and we have to be vigilant, and I've been saying it for a long time". JAKARTA, Indonesia - Southeast Asia, a focus of past US presidents, has been overlooked thus far for the Trump administration, but Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Indonesia Thursday marked a ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:25

Pence and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday also praised China's role in the Korean crisis but renewed calls for Beijing to use its "unique" position to bring Pyongyang to heel. "I trust that my visit here today on my very first trip to the Asia Pacific as vice president of the United States and the president's plans to travel to this region this fall are a strong sign of our enduring commitment to the historic alliance between the people of the United States of America ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:24

They spoke anonymously as they were not authorized to speak to media. They also announce that the targeted location was in fact a "fighting position" for Syrian Democratic Forces, who are allies in the USA mission to fight the Islamic State .

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:22

The president did not provide any details about the coming measure, but noted that it would contain a "massive tax cut" for individuals and businesses. Proponents of the tax say the US dollar would rise 25 percent to offset the higher price of imported goods. We understand that even reading a book instead of watching Netflix after work can be hard, so taking online coding courses is definitely going to be a stretch, but hear us out.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:22

Pence has reportedly said " all options are on the table " in terms of dealing with the DPRK , but that President Donald Trump was determined to work with Japan, China and South Korea to find a peaceful solution. The test was unsuccessful, with the device blowing up "almost immediately", according to US military officials. Clinton and his administration made nuclear dealings with his father, Kim Jong Il.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:21

The newspaper's sports Twitter handle posted the photos that were both taken in the south side of the White House . There was no mention of Aaron Hernandez at the White House today where the New England Patriots were making a previously scheduled visit to celebrate their Super Bowl victory.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:21

Reports said a pump action shotgun and two knives were found in Cheurfi's auto which he had stopped alongside a stationary police van on the Champs Elysees avenue. Thousands of troops and armed police have been deployed to guard tourist hotspots such as the Champs Elysees or other potential targets like government buildings and religious sites.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:19

Tad Cummins has been on the run with 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas , a former student, since mid-March. An FBI spokesperson said at the press conference when Thomas arrives home to Maury County, they are going to give her time to get reacquainted with her family and friends and offer counseling or therapy if she needs it.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:18

Monaco next take on Olympique Lyonnais away in Ligue 1 on Sunday as they look to stay three points ahead of French champions Paris St Germain. The Champions League match between Monaco and Borussia Dortmund will be broadcast on FS2. An early goal would have been the one thing Thomas Tuchel wanted to avoid, but the breathtakingly talented Kylian Mbappe put the home side in front after just two minutes.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:16

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has insisted the new constitutional reforms in the country don't make him a dictator. Sanders said that the president was not supporting or accepting the results of the referendum , congratulating Erdogan more as a formality, and that the phone call did not signal an endorsement or acceptance of the voting results.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:14

Pence promised an "overwhelming and effective American response" to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons. YOKOSUKA, Japan From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the USA military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:13

In a television interview, Dhinakaran also categorically stated that none of the family members would be accommodated in the party ever. The merger of two factions of AIADMK headed by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and former Chief Minister O Pannerselvam looks far away as a trust deficit doesn't seem to have melted away between OPS and EPS camps.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:12

Justin Trudeau said during a news conference alongside visiting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Parliament Hill that he will stand up for Canada's interests and people. But he says he believes she will be helped by the attack that left a Paris police officer dead, because she's the candidate who is "strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France".

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:11

The Paris prosecutor's office leading the investigation has said a pump-action shotgun and knives were found in the gunman's vehicle. In a statement , the United Kingdom government said it "strongly condemns the appalling terrorist attack in Paris ".

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:10

Trump has focused his efforts on North Korea on trying to persuade China to put more pressure on its ally and could view any unusual Chinese military movements as supportive of this. North Korea has responded that it is not afraid of the USA forces. China's Defence Ministry said its forces on the border with North Korea were maintaining a state of normal combat preparedness and training.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:07

Pence and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull repeatedly praised the decades-long American-Australian alliance following a meeting in Sydney, with the vice president thanking Turnbull for calling on Beijing to play a more active part in the worldwide effort to de-escalate Pyongyang's nuclear threat.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:07

Russian Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vladimir Safronkov holds up his hand as he votes against a draft resolution that condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syria during a meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York, April 12, 2017.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:05

President Donald Trump ordered the missile strike after watching television images of infants suffering from chemical weapons injuries. The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, says the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is one of the priorities of the Trump administration.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:02

Paramedics transported two people to hospital, one via air and one via ground ambulance. CHEK News has crews on the scene and will have the latest on CHEK News at 5 pm. "The safety and security of our staff and the communities where we work are paramount", he said. We are cooperating fully with all authorities and will continue to do so.

by | April 22, 2017 | 17:02

CNN reported on Saturday that crew members and staff taking a United flight to get to another city for work will be required to check in one hour before departure. The man dragged off a United Airlines flight, sparking an worldwide uproar, suffered a broken nose and concussion, his lawyer said Thursday, adding that he is planning to sue.

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:52

According to victims, the attackers used iron rods to beat them up and also took away all their livestock. The injured, 9-year-old Sammi, have suffered multiple fractures have been shifted to hospital. A huge number of nomadic herder families reside in the state. No arrests have been made so far. The cow is considered holy by many Hindus and has been at the centre of a growing nationwide debate over meat consumption.

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:50

The Public Ministry confirmed the deaths overnight and said another six were hurt. There was an additional death reported east of Caracas in El Sucre . Some residents came out on balconies to cheer as the politicians urged supporters to don white and march silently through Caracas on Saturday to commemorate the eight people killed in the demonstrations.

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:50

Later in the campaign though, Mr Trump seemed to have moderated that opposition, and two Democratic senators said earlier this year that the president told them he had come around to supporting the agency. "Last year, there were five allies spending 2 percent". He said: "If we can not be properly reimbursed for the tremendous cost of our military protecting other countries, and in many cases the countries I'm talking about are extremely rich.we have many North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:46

They say you can't simply flip a switch and become a good team in the playoffs - don't tell that to the San Jose Sharks. There were chances for the Oilers to stretch the lead - Connor McDavid snuck behind the defense for two Grade-A chances - but in the end, it looked and felt like the Sharks were more comfortable with the amped-up intensity of the playoff environment.

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:41

Now, a picture is emerging of the man believed to be the attacker, named by the Associated Press Friday as 39-year-old Karim Cheurfi. Amid the turmoil, police already raided the attacker's family home in eastern Paris looking for evidence of links with the so-called Islamic State as the group claimed he was acting on their behalf.

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:41

Trump had said in his presidential campaign that he would pursue an "America First" policy in trade and make adjustments to the terms of the free trade deal with South Korea, which he said was killing U.S. Since taking office in January, the new United States administration has called for a turnaround in the U.S. trade policies to be in line with Trump's policy of "America first".

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:41

Tellers approach the speaker to announce the result of a vote by MPs in the House of Commons, London , as they cleared the way for a general election on June 8. "She says it's about leadership, yet is refusing to defend her record in television debates and it's not hard to see why". Corbyn said years of Conservative austerity had led to falling living standards and called May "a prime minister who can't be trusted".

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:36

Dortmund said on Thursday that Bartra, who joined the club for 8 million euros (6.78 million pounds) from Barcelona at the start of the season, should return to playing in "about four weeks". "It's obvious: if we were stranded somewhere overseas, we would have also wanted to have some accommodation made possible", Dortmund fan Renke Reichler told Munich-based paper Suddeutsche Zeitung.

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:31

His two colleagues and the German tourist are said to be out of danger and police have been praised for helping to stop Cheurfi before he could hurt anyone else. Cheurfi was killed in a shootout with police after he got out of his auto on the Champs Elysees and opened fire at a police vehicle. One police officer was killed in the shooting and one of the suspects was shot dead, with Isis claiming responsibility.

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:31

The former New England Patriots tight end was pronounced dead at UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster about an hour later. According to Baez, the Hernandez family expected to receive the brain Thursday morning so they could give it to BU.

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:29

She said the sentences will be served concurrently, meaning that he will serve a total of 25 years in prison. And, some say she got it just right. She said that Hayes caused "great bodily harm" and used a weapon in commission of a crime. He also received 15 years for shooting Racquel Smith in the legs, to be served at the same time. Dawn Mumphrey, Hayes' mother, begged. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert).

by | April 22, 2017 | 16:24

The term "reckless" is one the North Koreans have used to describe ongoing large-scale USA and South Korean military exercises, which the North calls a dress rehearsal for an invasion. Despite the strike group sailing away from the Korean Peninsula, the USA has continued rhetoric against the Pyongyang. But at the time of the announcements, the ships had temporarily headed in the opposite direction, to the Indian Ocean, for military exercises with Australia.