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by | April 20, 2017 | 22:34

South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, told a cabinet meeting on Tuesday that South Korea would strengthen its alliance with the United States and closely cooperate with China to rein in North Korea. on Monday of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out an any time" and said Pyongyang's next nuclear test would take place "at a time and at a place where our headquarters deems necessary".

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:33

The Cleveland Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation put the word out nationwide that Stephens was likely still driving the white Ford Fusion with the temporary license tag of #363630. A nationwide man hunt was sparked and the 37-year-old, who was dubbed the " Facebook Killer ", took his own life Tuesday after a brief chase involving Pennsylvania State police.

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:26

The water forced 2,000 people to evacuate and flooded hundreds of homes. Gusts are expected to reach 150km/h as it moves down to Wellington by tomorrow morning. That means it has changed into a different kind of weather system on approach to New Zealand, but has not necessarily weakened or been downgraded, according to the New Zealand MetService .

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:24

Fares added that the Prison Authority has also transferred dozens of detainees from the prisons they are held at, to various detention centers and placed many in solitary confinement, in addition to isolating the rest in one section. Prisoners' relatives told the humanitarian group that they had not seen their incarcerated family members for years, as Israeli officials frequently refused visits, citing "security grounds".

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:22

He said there is a real worry that the situation could escalate, with more conflict between the opposition and pro-government groups, known as colectivos , which the opposition accuses of operating as paramilitary groups. They range from a decision three weeks ago by the government-stacked Supreme Court to strip the opposition-controlled congress of its last remaining powers after a year-long power battle, to the supply of medicines and basic supplies, food shortages, triple-digit inflation ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:19

It's just a total trust gap. With 2018 rate filing deadlines coming up fast, health insurers that offer plans on the Affordable Care Act exchanges are struggling to make business decisions absent the clarity they've requested from policymakers and the Trump administration.

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:19

Mr Carswell has been sitting as an independent MP since quitting the party last month. He said that he would be offering his "full support" to the Conservative candidate. Setting out his plans for the election on Twitter, Mr Banks said: "We will be running a positive campaign and laying out a plan for Clacton ". He added that if the party was unable to find a "credible" local candidate it would consider candidates suggested by UKIP's central office.

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:19

All of the arrest documents from February 19, 2017, bear Montes-Bojorquez's signature. "He was arrested by (Border Patrol) just minutes after he made his illegal entry and admitted under oath during the arrest interview that he had entered illegally", Hetlage told this newspaper in an email.

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:16

US West Texas Intermediate crude futures traded down 25 cents at $52,40 a barrel. USA gasoline stockpiles rose by 1.5 million barrels last week, defying market consensus of a 2-million decline, according to the weekly report released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) Wednesday.

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:12

Both Azimov brothers are naturalised Russian citizens from Kyrgyzstan. The Russian investigation into a bombing attack in a St. Petersburg Metro train has managed to identify the person who ordered the attack, the head of the Federal Security Service (FSB) said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:05

Iran's Fars news agency reported that Rouhani arrived at the Election Headquarters at Iran's Interior Ministry on Friday afternoon to enroll for the election. and created a better business environment". "No one during the history advocated aggression and war; despite this very fact, the history witnessed conflict, bloodshed, tyranny, and confrontation of the righteous and the forces of the darkness", Rouhani told the meeting.

by | April 20, 2017 | 22:04

The vice president did not directly touch on the US trade deficit with Japan, but stressed that his country "seeks a stronger and more balanced bilateral trade relationship with Japan". A ship bell signaled his arrival Wednesday morning on the USS Ronald Reagan at the U.S. Yokosuka naval base south of Tokyo. US President Donald Trump also said he's sending an "armada" to Korea.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:58

She said the Tories would fight for "every vote", while also criticising the Labour Leader's ability to be Prime Minister . Challenged on whether Labour wanted the United Kingdom to stay inside the single market, he said: "We'll want to negotiate tariff-free access to the single market, that's been one of our priorities, to protect jobs and the economy overall.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:57

On Tuesday, after meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other leaders, Mr Pence told reporters that President Donald Trump was confident that economic and diplomatic pressure has a chance of compelling North Korea to cooperate. in flames. Pyongyang is aiming to develop a nuclear-armed inter-continental ballistic missile within the next four years capable of targeting the west coast of the United States, which means it could also reach Australia.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:56

Even as the military options are reviewed and updated, Defense Secretary James Mattis is also underscoring the need for a non-military solution. "If they are unable to do so, the US, with its allies, will!" he said in another tweet last week .

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:55

The U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement Wednesday that the USS Carl Vinson strike group is heading to the western Pacific "as a prudent measure". "This disconnect between the White House and Pacific Command may be an operational issue but it is distinctly odd", said Storey, who is based at the ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:52

Pence also said the USA would protect freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, the sea lanes vital to global shipping where China has been staking claim to disputed territory. He said Japan had explained to the US the importance of the TPP in both strategic and economic terms, and he believed the USA understood that stance.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:51

He was, however, released on bail a few hours later on a bail bond worth 6,50,000 pound. Co-owner of F1 team Force India, who fled India in 2016, granted bail before extradition hearing in the UK. A case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act was filed against Mallya for allegedly sending overseas Rs 900 crore from his company. "Mallya will be served with the extradition papers and given a chance to rebut".

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:49

In The New York Times opinion peace, Barghouti vowed that Palestinians would not surrender in the face of Israel's " inhumane " occupation. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, in a statement carried by official news agency WAFA, "called on the global community to save the life of the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails".

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:39

The Minister, who returned to Kathmandu on Wednesday, was speaking to media persons at Tribhuvan International Airport here. Mr Mukherjee said, India is happy that Nepal is engaged in the important task of implementing the Constitution and pursuing a progressive and inclusive political agenda.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:37

Iran denies ever having considered developing atomic weapons although nuclear experts have warned that any United States violation of the nuclear deal would allow Iran also to pull back from its commitments to curb nuclear development. The Iran certification, made 90 minutes before a midnight Tuesday deadline, means Tehran will continue to enjoy relief from USA nuclear sanctions. The agreement to stop a series of painful economic penalties was a key component of the nuclear deal brokered ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:37

For much of the morning, there were reportedly no lines for games-from the roll itself to the bag toss and egg hunt. "We will be a stronger nation than ever and we are on the right track", he said from the semicircular balcony of the White House overlooking the south garden of the residence.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:35

Mr Trump has been pressuring China, North Korea's benefactor, to help defuse the situation, but has also warned that the USA will settle the issue alone if other countries will not help. U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that America was ready to work to achieve a peaceful denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:33

As per the report , the counsellor for Jigsaw pushed for an out of court settlement today. The second bail petition was rejected by the principal sessions judge here on March 28. Following this, Aditya CS of Jig Saw claimed that the company did not pay him his dues since January 2016 and filed a case against Vasupal and CFO Sachit Singhi.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:32

US officials say President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to increase cooperation on trying to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program, and China has acknowledged the need for more balanced trade with the U.S.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:32

Two top aides to President Trump held a peace negotiation session this weekend to try and mend a rift that triggered speculation about a White House staff shakeup, officials said Saturday . In a statement to the Miami Herald after the show, Ros-Lehtinen called Bannon "a negative distraction and a controversial character". Several reports citing anonymous White House aides surfaced in that time period describing bitter fighting between Bannon and Trump's son-in-law and top adviser, ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:31

North Korea conducted two of such tests past year alone, which analysts say would have taken the country a step forward in gaining the knowledge to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. United States media claimed that President Donald Trump may order a strike against North Korea in case Pyongyang decides to carry out another nuclear weapon test.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:28

AAP's Delhi unit convenor Dilip Pandey said the BJP has been raising questions over implementation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's assurance to abolish the house tax, while it had made a similar promise in its 2007 manifesto. Delhi BJP leaders said that apart from exposing the AAP government in Delhi, they are going to people with popular Central schemes. With the municipal elections due on April 23, this will be the sixth seat that will not have a BJP candidate.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:27

Now was not the time , she said, to be distracted from the job at hand. But yesterday, she changed her mind - not for the good of the country - but for simple party advantage. "Does he not agree this stands in marked contrast to the Tories' mismanagement and destruction of public services south of the border?" The issue of the SNP's mandate is likely to dominate the June 8 election in Scotland after Theresa May told Sturgeon that now was "not the time" to discuss independence with the ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:27

On Wednesday a U.N. Security Council resolution was presented to condemn Syria President Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons last week, which resulted in the deaths of dozens of his own citizens. "It'd be a fantastic thing if we got along with Putin and if we got along with Russian Federation". US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley condemned Russia's action: "You are isolating yourselves from the worldwide community every time one of Assad's planes drop another barrel bomb on ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:25

Prisoners' Rights activist Qadoura Fares told AP that more than 1,500 of the 6,500 Palestinians held in Israel were part of the protest. " Israel is taking it seriously simply because of the possible consequences", said Ghassan Khatib, a professor at Birzeit University and a former Palestinian official.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:25

The Cannabis Act would, for the first time, make it a specific criminal offence to sell cannabis to a minor and create significant penalties for those who engage young Canadians in cannabis-related offences, stated Health Canada in its statement Thursday.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:24

I am on this post (president of Delhi Congress) but I will not remain here forever but we will never change our ideology", he said. Reacting to a number of Delhi Congress leaders including its former president Arvinder Singh Lovely switching over to the BJP, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday alleged that even the present Congress chief Ajay Maken was in talks with BJP President Amit Shah for switching over to the saffron party.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:19

The closure follows several recent incidents of incursions into the White House grounds by trespassers who have managed to scale the White House fence. Not just tourists even the American public has gradually been distanced from the White House over the years. The decision was part of an "ongoing comprehensive review" of security measures at the White House and its surrounding grounds, the agency said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:17

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said on April 11 that the Vinson had been called away from exercises near Australia to head for the Korean peninsula but declined to say why . Trump has stated that all options, including military action, are possible as North Korea continues to develop its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons program.