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by | April 27, 2017 | 21:31

North Korea, which on Tuesday conducted its biggest ever artillery exercise to mark the 85th anniversary of its military's creation, says it needs to develop weapons to defend itself from US aggression. THAAD is a missile defense system the U.S. is deploying in South Korea in case of an attack by North Korea. The top United States military officer in the Pacific said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is "clearly in a position to threaten Hawaii today" with a ballistic missile attack and ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:31

More than half of all states have legalized medical marijuana. Support for marijuana legalization has never been higher. Further, 71% of Americans oppose a federal crackdown on state-legal marijuana, with a relatively even split between Republicans, Democrats, and Independents.

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:31

Do you think their supporters are now going to vote for Ossoff? His outright victory was blocked largely by the success of Republican candidate Karen Handel , who edged out Ossoff in eight northern precincts. Republicans called Ossoff's showing a failure to buy the seat , noting that he spent more than $8 million, and predicted Handel will prevail in a one-on-one runoff June 20.

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:30

Abandoning the National Front is likely a desperate attempt by Le Pen to break with the party's extremist past, which stands between her and anti-globalist French voters who aren't xenophobic. French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, center, next to Mourad Franck Papazian, left, co-president of France's Armenian Organizations Coordination Council (CCAF), right, pay respect during a ceremony marking 10.

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:27

Turkey has also been at odds with the United States over military action in Syria , which Washington says is mainly aimed at countering the rising influence of Kurdish fighters in the country. Five members of the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces, who are allies of Turkey , were killed. Turkish officials say the United States and Russian Federation were informed in advance of a recent airstrike carried out on the positions of suspected Kurdish militants in Syria and Iraq .

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:26

The US State Department, defence and intelligence chiefs issued a statement on Wednesday after briefing senators on Washington's policy on North Korea - a policy some observers said sounds similar to that of the Obama administration. After repeated missile tests by North Korea - including a failed ballistic missile test on 16 April - and threats of further nuclear tests, US Vice-President Mike Pence warned North Korea not to "test" President Donald Trump.

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:23

Liu Chen-chun, 19, died three days before being found. Ajay Singh Thapa, a doctor at the Grande Hospital, told The Associated Press that the man appears to be in good health, though he arrived exhausted and had lost some 66 lbs. "We hope this serves as a wake-up call to authorities", he said. Rescued Taiwanese trekker Liang Sheng Yueh is checked by Dr. Chakra Raj Pandey a day after he was successfully rescued via helicopter, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 27, 2017.Rescued Taiwanese trekker ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:18

Austria has long called for aborting Turkey's European Union bid altogether but other European Union states have been more cautious, highlighting that the bloc depends on Ankara to keep a lid on the flow of refugees from the Middle East. "You need a country like Turkey, a different country symbolizing a different faith, this would make them very strong. They dig tunnels to transport explosives through to our country", he said, stressing that any country would do the same in the case of such a ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:15

Wednesday's testimony was one of several appearances by Harris on Capitol Hill this week and comes amid heightened focus on North Korea's press to develop and test its nuclear weapons capabilities and ballistic missiles. "We should go to the home of the commander-in-chief". "As [US President Donald] Trump and [Defence Secretary James] Mattis have said, all options are on the table".

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:07

In response to Wednesday's massive protests, which had always been in the works, Al Jazeera reports Maduro ordered the Venezuelan military to march in Caracas in "defense of morality" and "in repudiation of the traitors of the country". As the economy worsened, the centre right-led Opposition won control of the legislature in elections in December 2015. Opponents of President Nicolás Maduro called on Venezuelans to take to the streets to march against the embattled socialist leader.

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:06

Arsenal were equally as uninspired after the break and with time running out Arsene Wenger eventually threw the shackles off by introducing Olivier Giroud, Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey. Sanchez later posted on social media showing the world he did, in fact, incur the tiniest of cuts to his lip, suggesting the ball might have ricocheted off his shoulder into his mouth - that, or he has a coleslaw.

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:05

The US has dealt with this issue for nearly four decades. They then reportedly went on to discuss the Canadian softwood lumber industry, and the importance of negotiating an agreement, and Canada-US dairy trade. "There was a rumor today that there would be an executive order, just a rumor, and my practice is to comment on things we have actually done or are doing as opposed to commenting on rumors", he said.

by | April 27, 2017 | 21:02

She will play Italy's Roberto Vinci in what will be her first competitive match since the Australian Open a year ago. Meldonium, which was previously legal, was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency earlier that year, but Sharapova claims she missed the memo instructing her to stop using it.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:54

Apart from the BCCI, the Sri Lanka Cricket was the other board member to oppose the governance structure. The BCCI might not meet ICC's deadline to announce India's Champions Trophy squad. The BCCI wanted to receive $570 million from the revenue the ICC got, but even after their demands were turned down, ICC chairman Shashank Manohar offered the board an increase of $100 million, which would have seen them get nearly $400 million.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:52

Mattis' visit followed a Taliban raid on an Afghan base last week that killed over 100 soldiers and military personnel. Mubarez Mohammad Zadran, a spokesman for the provincial governor's office, told the Reuters news agency he was aware of "a vehicle bomb attack at one of the gates in the USA base, but we are not allowed there to get more details".

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:47

The first is that Trump wants to give himself a big tax break, and not just by slashing the tax rates that high earners and business owners face. The administration plans to provide tax relief for families with child care expenses, too, although the specifics have yet to be included.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:42

Rumors in Washington say that Trump's administration is split into rival camps over Iranian policy. Another was serving an eight-year sentence for conspiring to supply Tehran with satellite technology and hardware. When Barack Obama signed a prisoner swap deal with Iran , he said the released Iranians were "not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses ".

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:40

We realize death as an enemy. Good Friday celebrations in. "However, the federal government this year chose to observe Good Friday as "'Digital India Day". Many will want to speculate on what the Resurrection means for Jesus, for the Godhead understood in the Trinity, and how an unchanging God could undergo such transformation.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:40

Now, it looks like a crisis averted because the White House is backing off of some key demands. NPR's Mara Liasson joins us now in the studio with the latest. Republicans refused, in part because adding the issue to the spending bill would have simply been too toxic for conservatives already uncomfortable with having to vote for it.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:38

Reclusive North Korea said at the weekend it was ready to sink the USA aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson, which Mr Trump had ordered to waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning to the nuclear-armed North. The naval port of Vladivostok - where Russian Federation has huge military forces - is less than 100 miles from North Korea. North Korea's state media, rather, has played up its ability to retaliate against any USA attack that might take place, today claiming that they were ready to ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:30

The Sunda Strait is an area off the coast of Indonesia that is thousands of miles from North Korea . "Just as Thomas Edison is believed to have failed 1,000 times before successfully inventing the electric light bulb, so too, Kim Jong Un will keep trying", Harris said.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:30

Frein was captured after a 48-day manhunt in Monroe and Pike Counties. His father told the jurors he had failed his son, and his mother said, "I want my son to be saved". During a three-week trial, Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin used Frein's writings, as well as a mountain of physical evidence recovered from the Monroe County man's home and hideouts, to prove that Frein murdered Cpl.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:28

The pope declared that science does not exist within a vacuum - and that the philosophy behind science proves it. "Science points to an understanding of reality as a place where every element connects and interacts with everything else", he said.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:28

The U.S. 7th Fleet said two American destroyers were conducting simultaneous maritime exercises with naval ships from South Korea and Japan. The Carl Vinson carrier strike group, which recently had its deployment extended, is conducting exercises with the Republic of Korea while Exercise Max Thunder, a massive air exercise involving USA and South Korean troops on the peninsula, continues through the week.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:23

Washington has in turn warned that "all options are on the table" in ending North Korean provocations. "The two sides pledged that in the event of additional strategic provocation by the North to swiftly take punitive measures including a new U.N.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:14

Bucharest police said in a statement that three youths aged 13 to 16 were being investigated on suspicion of profaning the graves. Romania deported 150,000 Jews and 25,000 Roma to concentration camps in an area of the Soviet Union controlled by the Axis powers from 1942 to 1944, when the country was run by pro-Nazi dictator Ion Antonescu.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:09

Tens of thousands of supporters waited for most of the day in Nairobi's downtown Uhuru Park in order to witness the declaration of Odinga as their presidential candidate. The NASA was formed eight months ago with the aim of wrestling power from Uhuru Kenyatta who will be running for his second five-year term. Odinga again claimed fraud in 2013 but his challenge went to the courts, not the streets, and was dismissed.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:07

The UK would be welcomed back by the EU if it abandoned Brexit following the general election, the European Parliament's president has said. The Labour Party would do everything it could to prevent an increase of the Conservative party majority, he added.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:05

Selim Eman's sister called bariatric surgeon Dr Muffazal Lakdawala and other doctors from the team "liars", refuting their claims that Eman, who was almost 500kg when she arrived in Mumbai in February, has lost more than 330kg and now weighs 171kg.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:03

If his plan had succeeded, his fingerprints would have registered on the refugee records system and led investigators to his false identity as a Syrian asylum seeker, turning fresh scrutiny on migrants in Germany. The weird incident comes amid increasing concerns about potential security risks posed by the hundreds of thousands of migrants who arrived in Germany since 2015, following a string of terrorist attacks.

by | April 27, 2017 | 20:02

Worldwide pressure on Mr Maduro has grown too, with 19 members of the 34-nation Organisation of American States (OAS) bloc meeting on Wednesday to discuss the Venezuelan crisis. Maduro sent out a tweet Tuesday night calling for support against outside meddling in Venezuela's affairs. Inflation is soon expected to reach 700 percent, and there is a shortage of food and medicine.

by | April 27, 2017 | 19:59

Tax rates for businesses would drop from 35 percent to 15 percent, including corporations and owner-operated businesses known as "pass-throughs". Because the Civil War lasted longer and proved more costly than expected, in 1864 tax rates were raised .

by | April 27, 2017 | 19:54

French intelligence has concluded that forces loyal to Assad carried out a sarin nerve gas attack on April 4 in northern Syria and that Assad or members of his inner circle ordered the strike, a declassified report showed. The United States has also blamed Assad's government for the April 4 attack in Khan Sheikhoun. The Trump administration, which has disclosed little evidence to back claims that Syria was behind the Khan Sheikhoun attack, this week sanctioned 271 employees of the SSRC in ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 19:51

That's unless he gets out early for good behavior or something. The warrant was issued because Kevin failed to appear in court for the 2013 gun case. On the day of his original release, Gates was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Dixon reportedly lost consciousness after the swift kick hit her in the chest. He also added that his children attend all of the rapper's performances.

by | April 27, 2017 | 19:49

But with Republicans controlling Congress and the White House, there is no appetite at either end of Pennsylvania Avenue to tackle the long-term drivers of debt " Social Security and Medicare. "It's not the federal government's job to be subsidizing the states", Mnuchin told reporters at the briefing with Cohn. Trump gained one quick ally for the coming legislative fight over USA tax policy.