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by | April 25, 2017 | 16:24

Asked whether a preemptive strike was under consideration, she said: "We are not going to do anything unless he gives us reason to do something". North Korea's youth, the unidentified spokesman said, are "keeping themselves fully combat ready to mercilessly wipe out with five million nuclear bombs the group of devils who are trying to bring a nuclear disaster to the inviolable country".

by | April 25, 2017 | 16:19

Opinion polls predict that Mr. Macron will win the second round as a majority of voters regard Ms. Le Pen and her party as risky for France's democracy and its values. A poll late Sunday from Ipsos/Sopra Steria showed that Macron would likely win that runoff by 62 percent to 38 percent, according to the Market Watch.

by | April 25, 2017 | 16:17

Supreme Court restored the death penalty in 1976. The first three executions were canceled because of court decisions, then inmate Ledell Lee was executed last week. Arkansas executed Lee minutes after the court rejected the last of his requests. "In my view, that factor, when considered as a determining factor separating those who live from those who die, is close to random", Justice Stephen Breyer wrote Thursday in a dissent.

by | April 25, 2017 | 16:13

While the USA has dispatched what Trump called an "armada" of ships to the region, including an aircraft carrier, US officials have told the Associated Press that the administration doesn't intend to militarily respond to a North Korean nuclear or missile test .

by | April 25, 2017 | 16:10

But the latest polls have Erdoganwinning a narrow race, a margin no doubt aided by theconstant fear of arrest, loss of job, and what opposition parties describe asfoul play by the AKP. The number of members of the Turkish parliament would rise from 550 to 600. Also, they do not vote for politicians who promise this. Erdogan , who has fronted the campaign for a "yes" vote, says the proposed " Turkish style" presidential system will banish weak governments, establish an efficient state and ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 16:08

The fairness of the vote has been challenged by the opposition and worldwide observers. Although election authorities in Turkey said that just over 51 percent of the participating electorate voted in favor of the referendum, global observers questioned the veracity of results, including Alev Korun, an Austrian member of the Council of Europe's observer team.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:55

After becoming the first woman to command the Space Station in 2008, and the first woman to command the Station twice (on April 9th, 2017), she has now set the record for cumulative time spent in space by a USA astronaut. Donald Trump has challenged NASA astronauts to get to Mars within his first term in a phone call with spacewoman Peggy Whitson. Other participants of the call were NASA astronauts Jack Fischer and Kate Rubins and First daughter, Ivanka Trump.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:55

Haley earlier Monday warned North Korea against provoking the USA amid rising tensions with Pyongyang following a missile test and the country's efforts to advance its nuclear weapons program. Trump has intimated he is willing to ramp up U.S. military pressure on North Korea while simultaneously encouraging China to use its influence on its ally, while rejecting bilateral diplomacy with Pyongyang.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:54

Former Clinton administration communications director George Stephanopoulos shared his surprise Monday morning, that his network ABC, conducted a poll that showed if the presidential election were held again today Trump would still defeat Hillary - this time with the popular vote.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:51

Al Jazeera asked Parisians how they felt about Sunday's election and whether they believed a Le Pen victory is possible. She also fears the language Le Pen has used to describe refugees but does not believe she can beat Macron in the second round.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:50

As the 600 delegates began filing into the congress venue, a hotel in the city centre, singing and chanting demonstrators attempted to block them from passing through security barricades, leading to scuffles with authorities. She suffered a blow on Saturday attempting to set the AfD on a more moderate course. She had ruffled feathers internally by proposing that the AfD signal its willingness to join coalitions after elections in 2021 rather than entrenching itself as a "fundamental" force ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:46

On Wednesday , May repeated her belief that there is "no turning back" on Brexit. The main opposition Labour Party welcomed May's election call, meaning that it is nearly a foregone conclusion that May will obtain the two thirds support she needs in the House of Commons for the election to be held.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:40

Prosecutors also released a formal charge against Lotte Group chairman, Shin Dong-bin, after allegations of bribing Park with money in exchange for government license to open up a new Duty Free shop, ABC reported . Her indictment comes as the country kicks off official campaigning for the May 9 presidential elections to choose her successor. Park has denied all the charges.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:34

The friend called police after waking up around midnight Saturday morning and noticing Harris and her vehicle keys were gone. Harris (right) was a former reality star on the Deadliest Catch. Phoenix PD officers showed up and searched Harris. Harris was charged with one count of theft, one count of unsafe drug possession and one count of prescription drug possession, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:30

Mr Corbyn said yesterday that the party was "still having that discussion" about whether or not to commit to Trident in its manifesto - despite it being agreed Labour policy. "A Labour government will never consider these rights a burden". "The STUC will continue to oppose hard Brexit and to campaign for free movement and the right of European Union nationals living in Britain to remain in Britain".

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:26

They are two different competitions. "I think that now at Chelsea we are in a period of transition", the Chelsea head coach said. "We've got six very hard games home and away so we'll do everything we can to get as high up the league as we can".

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:23

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump made a lot of campaign promises. Trump criticized the visa program, determined by a lottery, as an off-the-rails initiative that has driven down wages for American workers in the same fields. Hillary Clinton also pointed out the manufacturing of Trump-branded products overseas to show his pretentious stance on promoting domestic industry. Around 85,000 foreign workers are admitted to the United States each year under the current H-1B visa ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:10

North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military, media reported , as a US submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:08

The U.S. president took aim at Canada's dairy industry this week for creating a new lower-priced classification of milk product that he argues hurts U.S. Mr. Trump defended Wisconsin's dairy farms by suggesting that Canada was "unfairly" committed to them. - Canada has about 12,000 dairy farms with about 950,000 cows.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:07

But the UDM approached the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) on Monday, asking for an order to vote on the motion of no confidence conducted through a secret ballot. He said the fact that a motion of no confidence, for example, required the support of the majority to succeed did not mean that it was unconstitutional.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:05

Spicer, who said he was "aware" that gas chambers were used during the Holocaust, also said he should have "stayed focused" on Assad and asked people to forgive him for his "mistake". "There was not. He brought them into the Holocaust center I understand that". Critics in January noted the administration's statement marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which omitted any mention of Jewish victims.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:55

Macron's campaign confirmed to the Wall Street Journal on Monday that hackers have tried to steal campaign staff email passwords. The attempts to penetrate the Macron campaign date back to December, the campaign's digital chief, Mounir Mahjoubi, told the Associated Press and The New York Times.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:50

Mr Pence told reporters he had reassured Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull that the U.S. would hold up its share of the agreement struck by the Obama administration, even if the United States did not "admire" the deal. Pence will now spend one night in Hawaii and is slated to be back in Washington on Tuesday morning, his aide told reporters before Air Force Two landed at Pago Pago in American Samoa for refueling.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:36

Earlier the same day, at a joint press conference with Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman, Mattis asserted that Syria's Assad regime continued to maintain a chemical-weapons stockpile. The sanctions target employees of Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center, which the USA says partly enables the use of chemical weapons. US officials said the Syrian aircraft that conducted the attack took off from Shayrat.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:32

David Smolansky, mayor of the municipality of El Hatillo and an opposition leader, captured this scene Wednesday afternoon of anti-government protesters crossing the Guaire River in Caracas to escape tear gas smoke. Opposition marchers included Liliana Machuca, whose face was covered in a white, sticky substance to protect herself from the unsafe effects of tear gas.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:22

He said an April 28 meeting of the UN Security Council, to be chaired by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and attended by foreign ministers, will be pivotal in dismantling North Korea's nuclear program, Yonhap reported . Kim said the roles of China and Russian Federation are crucial to apply pressure effectively on North Korea toward its denuclearization. Yun told reporters after a meeting in Tokyo that all diplomatic, military and economic actions on North Korea will be coordinated ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:18

Conservative ministers have said they need to intervene because many households are paying too much for their energy bills. Ofgem will be given the power to set a maximum price that gas and electricity firms can charge customers, which will vary regionally, according to the Sunday Times , which said May had chose to act after five of the "big six" energy companies recently announced price hikes.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:16

Bozdag said all decisions on electoral issues, including complaints and fraud allegations, are in the purview of Turkey's electoral board. In this Monday, April 3, 2017 photo, a member of security for Erdogan stands guard following a speech at a rally in his hometown Black Sea city of Rize, Turkey, backdropped by banners showing modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, left, and Turkey's current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:15

But under the timetable for the proposed general election, Parliament will be dissolved on May 3 which means there would be no House of Commons for the new MP to be elected to. Brexit has divided both of Britain's main political parties, but Labour is also struggling under Corbyn's leadership, with 172 of his 229 MPs a year ago trying unsuccessfully to oust him.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:12

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a monitoring group which tracks violence using sources on the ground, said three YPG fighters had been killed in the strikes. PKK - listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the USA, and European Union - resumed its armed campaign against Turkey in July 2015 and since then has been responsible for the deaths of approximately 1,200 security personnel and civilians, including women and children.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:09

South Korean and USA officials have feared for some time that a sixth North Korean nuclear test could be imminent and speculation has grown that this, or another missile test, could coincide with the 85th anniversary of the foundation of North Korea's army, which falls on Tuesday.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:08

The visual shows the rapper spitting bars on London's Westminster Bridge, the site of a March 22 terror attack. Only one day after Theresa May calls for a snap general election, Nicki Minaj releases the video to single 'No Frauds' where she's pictured outside the Houses of Parliament.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:02

Theresa May's decision last week to call a snap election was a gamble, though not for the reasons that usually lead politicians to avoid unnecessary appointments with voters. Meanwhile, with a call for a second referendum on the terms of the Brexit deal, the pro-EU Liberal Democrats are targeting seats held by both main parties in districts that voted to stay in the bloc previous year.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:01

The suspect was identified as Damarius Butts, 19. In the next moment, a tall man in a light colored shirt runs by, pursued by the two Seattle police officers. Kang was one of five officers nominated in January 2016 for the Seattle Police Foundation's Lifesaving award after they worked to save the life of an attempted auto thief who allegedly an officer by throwing knives.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:00

Bash referred to Trump's joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday, where the USA president stated while Iran may formally be complying with the nuclear deal, "they are not living up to the spirit of the agreement".