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by | April 25, 2017 | 10:45

The attacks - the deadliest in recent years against Christians in the country - shook the community and provoked rare public anger at the government for failing to protect the minority. "I heard the blast and came running". Palm Sunday falls on the Sunday before the Easter. It added that security forces killed seven suspected militants in a shootout on Monday as they met to plan attacks on minority Christians.

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:32

Over the past week, North Korea made new threats against the U.S.as a strike force of American warships began an approach towards the Korean Peninsula. The US president also flexed his military muscle last week by ordering cruise missile strikes on a Syrian airbase the US believed was the origin of a chemical weapons attack on civilians in a northern Syria town.

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:32

Good Morning America anchor George Stephanopoulos couldn't hide his surprise at his own network's poll results, during Monday's show. Even more, 53 percent of people strongly disapprove of Trump's presidency. Again, would ABC ever ask Obama supporters if they still supported him for breaking promises like, 'If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor?' Only a bit more than a third of respondents - 39 percent - are nimble enough to see that government is already doing things that ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:31

In referring the case to the court, the prosecution charged Park of illegally collecting a total 59.2 billion won ($52.1 million) through organizations controlled by her friend Choi Soon-sil, adding 7 billion won later returned to Lotte Group and 8.9 billion won promised by SK Group as bribes in exchange for favors on top of already accused 43.3 billion won squeezed out of Samsung Group.

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:30

It said the call was the latest manifestation of the close communication between the presidents, which was good for their countries and the world. Given the volatile conditions, we can hardly rule out the possibility of Uncle Sam launching a surgical air strike on the North's nuclear facilities if it crosses the red line by provoking South Korea and its allies with another nuclear test or missile launch.

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:29

Emerging from talks with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts, the U.S. envoy for North Korea policy, Joseph Yun, said: "As we discuss these things all our steps and every part of them will be in coordination and consultation with our partners".

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:26

Even when a permit is granted, the families are required to wait in a yard outside the prison, sometimes for hours without sits or shades.The prisoners also demand periodic medical checkups and to increase the number of visits by the International Red Cross.

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:26

North Korean soldiers also rolled out another large rocket that appeared to be the size of an ICBM, but what a South Korean military analyst said hasn't been seen before. He said Kim Jong Un would not back down in terms of his nuclear ambitions and would keep building the country's arsenal in terms of "quality and quantity".

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:21

Many Jews as well as others were killed in gas chambers in European concentration camps. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's gaffe during a press corps briefing Tuesday struck a nerve with Jewish people across the nation, despite his multiple apologies.

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:04

Le Pen's family legacy, however, may play in Macron's favor. Le Pen needs to avoid a repetition of 2002, when her father, National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen, surprisingly made the second round, but was then humiliated by right-wing president Jacques Chirac as mainstream parties united to block a party they considered racist and anti-Semitic.

by | April 25, 2017 | 10:02

Ms Le Pen seized on a jihadist attack that claimed the life of a policeman in Paris three days before the vote to stress her tough line on immigration and security, but the attack did not appear to sway voters. The New York Times , for example, called it "a full-throated rebuke of the mainstream parties" and The Economist warned that the "first-round result could also presage the break-up of the French party system".

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:52

Senator Orrin Hatch, Republican of Utah, said he was grateful that Trump was moving to roll back what Hatch called "massive federal land grabs" by presidents dating to Bill Clinton. "Here, everything, pretty much everything you do in government involves heart, whereas in business most things don't involve heart", Mr Trump said.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:52

It's pretty cool, but I'm no Michael Jordan. I don't buy the first round buzz and I think there's a chance he ends up going in Round 3. However, in the two cases where teams moved up to the third pick, the premium was considerably smaller, 7% in one case and 22% in the other .

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:51

With tensions rising between the USA and North Korea, the Pentagon on Sunday called for the isolated communist nation to avoid destabilizing the situation further. "North Korea's unlawful weapons programs represent a clear, grave threat to United States national security". "Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a United States nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike ", the Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper of the North's ruling Workers' Party, said in a commentary.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:51

Is there an age limit? According to The Institute for College Access & Success, 59% of NY students left four year colleges in debt. Students will be able to know whether they are eligible for the Excelsior Scholarship when they fill out forms for Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:46

Le Pen needs to avoid a repetition of 2002, when her father, FN founder Jean-Marie Le Pen, surprisingly made the second round, but was then humiliated by right-wing president Jacques Chirac as mainstream parties united to block a party they considered racist and anti-Semitic.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:40

Her stance against the European Union in a general sense echoes last summer's Brexit vote in the United Kingdom, and her unapologetic populism is reminiscent of the successful Donald Trump campaign in the USA last fall. "Change is obviously not going to come from the heir of (outgoing President) Francois Hollande and his disastrous mandate of failures", she said. If the polls are to be believed, she has a lot of ground to make up - and she wants to hit Emmanuel Macron hard and early.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:36

Courier Mail sportswriter Grantlee Klieza reported in a story posted on the Australian newspaper's website that among the stipulations of Pacquiao's defense of his championship belt is a guaranteed rematch in November should the popular Filipino fighter lose.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:36

Chen, the Marlins' 31-year-old starting pitcher, dazzled, puzzled and ultimately constricted the Mariners. Grateful to them and grateful to the fans. "He got so much love in this ballpark". I didn't think it was that bad of a pitch and he did a good job. "It was great to see him hit a homer today for his friends, for the team and for himself".

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:29

That trial was being held in Rae Bareli in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The BJP's manifesto says that it remains committed to building the temple in Ayodhya within the framework of the constitution and in accordance with the Supreme Court, which is deciding whether the disputed site belongs to Hindu or Muslim organisations based in Ayodhya.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:23

Kante has played in 31 games this season, ranking fifth in passes completed and second for most tackles in the Premier League. Conte admits the France worldwide prefers to let his actions do the talking for him, but hasn't ruled out the prospect of Kante becoming captain one day.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:22

Shares of banks in the euro area were the best performers, leaping 5.6% higher, while the euro was up by 1.22% against the USA dollar. France's CAC 40 spiked 4.6 percent to nine-year highs of 5,290, while Germany's DAX advanced 3.2 percent to 12,427.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:11

He pointed to sections that require United States government officials to "make every effort to support the successful implementation of this JCPOA including in their public statements" and to refrain from any policy meant to "adversely affect the normalisation of trade and economic relations with Iran".

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:07

President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations of the army chief of staff and the country's defense minister, according to a statement from the president's office. But the official said that the attack was too sophisticated and "calculated" to have been conducted by other branches of the Taliban. The massacre and resignations will add to the "the turmoil for its army at a very challenging and hard moment", said Jawid Kohistani, a Kabul-based political analyst.

by | April 25, 2017 | 09:01

Earlier Saturday, Pence met with Governor-General Peter Cosgrove, who said the relationship between the countries is as strong as it was since "the first time we saw each other on the battlefield in 1919". In some ways, Pence is the advance team: His earlier trip to Europe and his Asia trip that ends Tuesday are partly laying the foundation for journeys being planned for Trump.

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:53

Wenger fielded a defensive trio for the second match running on Sunday and it paid off as the Gunners beat Manchester City 2-1 to book an FA Cup final meeting with Chelsea . "We are more solid". "They should lead and take responsibility to say "yes, that is how we want to behave, this is how we want to play, let's go together", Wenger was quoted by the Daily Mail .

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:51

Lee, 51, was given the death penalty for the 1993 death of his neighbor Debra Reese, whom Lee struck 36 times with a tire tool. Unlike at least half of the eight other Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution over an 11-day period, Ledell Lee did not escape the death penalty.

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:41

In the video, the staff can be seen taunting the male passenger, saying, "C'mon, hit me!" American said in a statement Friday that the scene captured on video "does not reflect our values or how we care for our customers". The video shows the heated aftermath: The mother asking for the stroller back and an unrelated passenger yelling at the male flight attendant "You do that to me and I'll knock you flat".

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:38

In a statement Friday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the department "will not be issuing waivers to USA companies, including Exxon, authorizing drilling prohibited by current Russian sanctions". Adam Sshiff called on the Treasury Department to deny the company's request. And Secretary of State Rex Tillerson happens to be the former Exxon CEO - who before becoming America's top diplomat had lobbied the Obama administration to ease sanctions that hamstrung Exxon's business in ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:34

There will be a June runoff between Democrat Jon Ossoff - who won just under 50 percent of the vote - and Republican Karen Handel . Democrats were hoping to ride an anti-Trump wave to take the seat held by Republicans for more than 40 years.

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:32

Banks and industrial companies led the way higher in US markets early Monday. Voters narrowed the French presidential field from 11 to two on Sunday. Macron did come under fire following his first-round win on Sunday - but for celebrating too lavishly when he hosted a glitzy dinner for his supporters.

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:13

The auto belonging to an attacker and a police van are pictured on the Champs Elysees . The suspect was himself then killed by security forces - but not before two other officers and a tourist were injured. Le Pen has hammered at the security issue, and on Friday she demanded the government immediately re-establish border controls. "Nothing must hamper this democratic moment, essential for our country", Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said after a top-level meeting yesterday that ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:05

She was held for trial far longer than allowed under Egyptian law, and was finally acquitted Sunday on human trafficking and child exploitation charges. Trump said No, just - you know, I asked the government to let her out". In one memorable image from a hearing last month, she appeared in a different world altogether, lost in the pages of Maya Angelou's memoir "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings".

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:05

However, the head of Turkey's electoral body, Sadi Guven, said the unstamped papers had been produced by the High Electoral Board and were valid. On Sunday, Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum with 51.5% of the vote. The "no" campaign said it faced intimidation and threats of violence, while opposition figures and journalists were jailed. The EU had "made us wait at its door for 54 years", Erdogan told CNN .

by | April 25, 2017 | 08:03

The story was published on page three of the newspaper and followed a two page feature about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspecting a pig farm. "If you see him attack a military base, if you see some sort of intercontinental ballistic missile, then obviously we're going to do that", she said.