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by | April 24, 2017 | 14:37

Meanwhile, China also issued a stern warning on Friday that a conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment" after Pyongyang vowed a "merciless" response to any United States military action. It was also a bold display for enemies such as the United States. "It's not hard to see that ever since the United States and Republic of Korea made a decision to deploy THAAD, the situation has not become harmonious but has become more tense", Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:27

The incident occurred ahead of the first leg of a Champions League quarter-final between the Bundesliga side and Monaco on April 11. "It indicates someone with a bit more financial awareness than your average person", said Chris Beauchamp, senior market analyst at IG Group in London.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:18

And the Rodong Sinmun , the newspaper of the ruling North Korean Workers' Party, suggested the North's "revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a United States nuclear powered aircraft carrier with a single strike ". A year or so ago, the idea that North Korea would taunt Australia with a possible nuclear strike would have seemed laughable. Now the US's tough outlook is not likely to convert into military action, for any armed action can prove disastrous as the breakout of war - or ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:17

Kharagpur: A fourth-year aerospace engineering student of IIT-Kharagpur, Nidhin, was found hanging from the ceiling of his ground floor room at Nehru Hall B Block on Saturday. The note did not mention why he was taking the extreme step. His sister is a student at ISRO in Thiruvananthapuram. According to media reports, Nidhin is the son of Nazar, a bank manager and Nadiya, an employee at the land acquisition department of the Railways.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:16

The Congress will get more votes than AAP: 18.2%. The smaller East MCD, which has 64 wards, is expected to give the BJP 45-51 seats while the Congress 4-8 and the AAP 6-10. Lt Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken and Delhi BJP leaders were among the early voters. " One , pre-2006 EVMs without security features are being used in Delhi; two , these EVMs have no VVPATs; three , the EVMs are coming from Rajasthan (where he said EVMs were ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:12

Pence travelled to the demilitarized zone separating the North and South and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the USA and South Korea with nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patients is over". Abe and Pence affirmed that their countries will continue to share information as allies, but there was no specific mention of the United States consulting Japan before taking serious action on North Korea, the official said.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:08

While it's entirely possible that Penn State will once again land Parson's services, decommitted players committing once again to the same school is historically unlikely. Parsons' move came just one day after he was among more than 100 prospects and more than 20 with Lion scholarship offers who were on hand for Penn State's Blue-White Game at Beaver Stadium.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:06

Trump subsequently spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping about North Korea, according to the official Xinhua news agency. With tensions escalating between the U.S. On April 19, the U.S. said that it was sending the USS Carl Vinson towards North Korea and that the strike group that it leads would reach there by late April, reports CNN.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:59

Fillon was the early frontrunner until his support waned after he was charged following accusations he gave his British-born wife a fictitious job as his parliamentary assistant for which she was paid almost €700,000 of public money. "He represents France's future, a future within Europe", she said. Le Pen: The far-right candidate told supporters in the run-up to the vote that if elected, she would put a moratorium even on legal immigration to the country, as well as closing "Islamist" ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:41

Students with the Builders Club and the Key Club distribute the eggs the morning of the Easter Egg hunt . Temperatures reached about the mid-sixties without a single cloud in sight. "This year we're adding more hunts, prizes and activities for kids". Take your child for breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Lucky Ladd Farms , 4374 Rocky Glade Road in Eagleville.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:29

Amber Heard reveals her new man Elon Musk . "Cheeky", she simply captioned a photo of the pair having dinner at the Gold Coast's Moo Moo wine bar and grill. Upon seeing Amber in 2013's Machete Kills , Elon sent out emails to his Hollywood contacts, asking for a meeting with Amber to be arranged. "Allegedly, she is a fan of George Orwell and Ayn Rand...

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:24

Nevertheless, with several defeated candidates calling on supporters to stop her, Le Pen she seems destined to suffer a similar fate to her father when she goes up against Macron in two weeks' time. Le Pen also made an "appeal to all patriots", saying a vote for her was the key to the "survival of France". Though projections showed Le Pen coming in behind Macron, there was joy at FN headquarters in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, with outbursts of the Marseillaise national anthem as ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:21

On Friday, during a transit of the Celebes Sea, an F/A 18E fighter of Carrier Air Wing 2 crashed during a final approach to the deck of the U.S. Navy carrier USS Carl Vinson. "She's just on her way up there because that's where we thought it was most prudent to have her at this time". "We continue to be hopeful and continue to have great confidence that we can finally after a generation achieve a peaceable solution".

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:20

A BVA poll conducted on Thursday and Friday showed Le Pen and Macron tied with 23%, ahead of Melenchon with 19.5% and Fillon on 19%. His three close rivals, according to voting surveys, are the anti-EU, anti-immigration National Front leader Marine Le Pen, who would dump the euro currency and return to national ones, far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, who wants France to rip up global trade treaties and quit NATO, and the conservative Francois Fillon, whose reputation has been sullied ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:20

Inside Macron's daring run for the Elysee > EU has no "Plan B' if French voters deliver upset > En garde!" With centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron winning the first round of French elections somewhat decisively with 23.8% of the vote, markets breathed a sigh of relief.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:19

A huge parade in Pyongyang was held amid speculation that current leader Kim Jong-un could order a new nuclear test, reported BBC. As well as celebrating the Day of the Sun, the nation's most important holiday, North Korea is also preparing to mark the 85th anniversary of the Korean People's Army on April.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:15

Many political pundits have suggested that Ossoff may benefit from Trump's low approval ratings, and the young Democrat's impressive performance on Tuesday may add fuel to that argument. What's clear is that Trump wants to help Handel win the race, even if Handel tries to keep him at a distance. After the June runoff between Ossoff and Handel was announced, Trump went back to Twitter to gloat.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:13

Two sources told CNN earlier this year that Trump political advisor Steve Bannon told Peter Witting, the German ambassador to the U.S., that the Trump administration preferred to strengthen bilateral ties with individual European countries rather than deal with the European Union.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:03

There are several Easter egg hunts scheduled this weekend in Wichita. "It's a pretty cool endeavor we've got going on here, but you'll be surprised as soon as the hunt starts, they will find the eggs, and it will be done in 5 to 10 minutes".

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:03

Coun Mike Ross, leader of the Lib Dem group on Hull Council, will be the party's candidate in Hull North. The party, who are arguing for another referendum on the final Brexit deal, say they have seen their membership jump to 95,000, attracting 8,000 new members since Tuesday alone.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:01

Fillon also conceded within an hour of polls closing and backed Macron against Le Pen . Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon , in the fifth place, also announced that he would endorse Macron for the runoff vote. Most of the 11 candidates in the first round campaigned against the European Union , blamed for myriad economic and security woes, and Le Pen will carry their banner proudly into the runoff.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:00

In an interview on BBC1's The Andrew Marr Show, Corbyn, who has been a longstanding campaigner against nuclear proliferation, said he did not believe maintaining Trident would make the United Kingdom safer. Theresa May goes into the general election on June 8 with a big lead over Labour, according to a clutch of new polls, with one showing half of all voters backing the Conservatives.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:58

With the series knotted at 2 games each, Game 5 will take place on Wednesday night from Boston. Thomas finished the night with 33 points. Rudy Gobert had a double-double (15 points, 13 rebounds) in his return from a knee injury, but Joe Johnson stole the show in the absence of Gordon Hayward, who exited Game 4 in the second quarter with a case of food poisoning.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:53

Though Munusamy said that Panneerselvam is not racing for the chief minister's post in case of a merger between two groups, the former minister pointed out most of the AIADMK MLAs will opt for Panneerselvam to head the government. Munusamy said in keeping with AIADMK party practice, a party notification should be issued on Dhinakaran and Sasikala family's expulsion. Since Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha passed away late previous year, the fate of the party she headed has been in a ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:44

Harden was four assists and four rebounds shy of a triple-double of his own, but his comments after the game spoke to what ails the Rockets right now. Despite the poor effort, the Rockets were able to get support from Nene, who scored a team-high 28 points off the bench and tied an National Basketball Association record by making 12 shots without a miss.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:37

The warship and its battle group are now holding joint drills with two Japanese destroyers near the Philippines, and it's scheduled to arrive in waters off the coast of Korea at the end of this month. The approach of the American naval carrier strike group has not gone unnoticed in Pyongyang. South Korean Defence Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun gave no further details about the South's plans, other than saying Seoul was holding discussions with the U.S.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:36

Mazhar-i-Sharif/Kabul: President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow soldiers, in the deadliest attack of its kind on an Afghan military base. General John Nicholson, the top USA commander in Afghanistan, praised Afghan commandos for bringing an "atrocity to an end". The US military said Tayib was once known as the Taliban shadow governor of neighboring Takhar province.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:31

Baez said his team did not know for certain if Hernandez suffered from CTE or if it contributed to his death. He had been serving a life sentence without parole for the 2013 slaying of a onetime friend, Odin Lloyd. But Baez says the office has not returned the brain. NBC Boston's Investigators have learned that Hernandez was found with "John 3:16" written on his forehead.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:30

It pointed at large scale violence which took place in Srinagar yesterday during a similar by-poll. "Violent protests happened at many places in Budgam". The EC decision following the PDP's call for the posponement of the by-election after several polling booths - marked for use in the by-poll - were either vandalised or destroyed in the run-up to election day, which was to be on April 12.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:28

Meanwhile a doctor in western Mosul, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said residents are showing signs of malnutrition and have to drink contaminated water. A United Nations' aid agency on Monday said that almost half a million people have been displaced in six months of an offensive to dislodge the Islamic State (IS) militants from their last major stronghold in Iraq's northern city of Mosul.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:27

Experts believe North Korea now has about 10 nuclear weapons, and enough nuclear material to make 100 more. By the 1990s, North Korea used the threat of withdrawing from that treaty to win concessions from the West. The most recent one, last September, was the strongest ever. Certainly, the military hardware paraded through Pyongyang on Saturday shows that Kim is unrelenting in his quest to develop a missile capable of reaching the United States .

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:20

Opposition parties including the main opposition CHP and the pro-Kurdish HDP had called on the electoral board to annul Sunday's vote, which was narrowly won by the "Yes" camp, because unstamped ballot papers were included. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump's call to Erdogan on Monday was focused primarily on the "shared interests as a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally and a partner there".

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:13

She called the election on Tuesday in a bid to increase her majority and strengthen her hand ahead of the mammoth task of steering Britain out of the EU. The Labour party has been riven by divisions over its leader Jeremy Corbyn and Brexit, while May's commitment to a clean break with the European Union has undermined support for the eurosceptic UK Independence Party.

by | April 24, 2017 | 11:52

Moscow:Russia warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of "strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over. Wang told reporters that although USA officials have made clear that a military strike remains on the table, he believes that Washington would still prefer to de-escalate tensions through multi-sided talks.

by | April 24, 2017 | 11:51

People were also being evacuated at the same time from two rebel-held towns as part of the "Four Towns Agreement" between the regime and the rebels. Video shown on state television showed charred buses parked on the side of a road. The population shift is an attempt to alleviate the hardships of residents in towns under siege by both rebel and government forces. It is not clear who was responsible for the bombing, but Sunni jihadist groups, including the Syrian affiliate of al-Qaida, operate ...