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North Korea launches unsuccessful missile attempt

On Saturday at a vast military parade, North Korea displayed new long-range missiles that could one day threaten continental America, showcasing the isolated nation's defiance as a United States aircraft carrier group headed to the region. "North Korea seems to be highlighting the perils of a preemptive first strike to the United States and South Korea", The Diplomat reported . But that still wouldn't mean we're completely in the clear, as North Korea could move forward with nuclear weapons ... Read More »

Wisconsin churches on alert amid hunt for gun theft suspect

Joseph Jakubowski had reportedly discussed a plan to steal weapons and attack public officials or schools in response to perceived injustices he believes he's been the victim of. Jakubowski in New Lisbon has been called off. Before setting off a massive manhunt triggered by a gun shop break-in, authorities said Joseph Jakubowski first wanted to document the start of his self-proclaimed revolution against the government and law enforcement. Read More »

Putin meets Tillerson amid Syria turmoil

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Moscow, where he met with President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov . An official said the White House was "very concerned" about interference in the October elections, blaming them for an alleged coup attempt. Read More »

India, Australia Ink 6 Pacts; To Boost Counter-Terror Cooperation

The agreement was signed after bilateral talks between PM Narendra Modi and visiting Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull Monday. India has collaborated with the Australian government, universities and vocational education trainers following a two-day mission that has delivered key advancements on educational issues. Read More »

Trump suggests Russian Federation may have had knowledge of Syria chemical attack


Russian Federation had suspended that effort after USA missile strikes on a Syrian airbase following an April 4 chemical weapons attack on a village in rebel territory. Haley's statement was the first clear indication that the new U.S. administration was taking diplomatic efforts seriously to end the war after repeatedly stating that fighting the Islamic State was its priority in Syria. Read More »

This Is 'A Low Point' In US-Russian Relations

It was the first direct USA military action against Assad's forces since Syria's civil war began six years ago, and led to a quick downward spiral in ties between Washington and Moscow . The White House has accused Moscow of trying to cover up Assad's use of chemical weapons after the attack on a town killed 87 people last week. A fact-finding mission from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is investigating the attack. Read More »

Korea's attempted missile launch failed: JCS

On display for the first time were what appeared to be the Pukkuksong submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs), which have a range of more than 1,000 km (600 miles). South Korean analysts have said that the North might use the parade to showcase its strategic weapons, such as prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles. Read More »

Moreno Wins Ecuador Presidential Election After 99% of Votes Counted


Writing on Twitter , Lasso said he had filed the case due to having allegedly been the victim of electoral fraud during the second round of the country's presidential election on Sunday. Assange, very politely, to leave our embassy, in absolute compliance with worldwide conventions and protocols. Peacefully defend your vote", Lasso told supporters. Read More »

Britain urges N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

The US had earlier warned that a policy of "Stratergic patience" with North Korea is over according to state news agency. This sort of scenario-beefed up US naval presence combined with a North Korean weapons test-has happened before, quite recently in fact . Read More »

Japan says it must remain on alert over N. Korea

The parade comes amid rising tensions between North Korea and the rest of the world, after a week-long series of spats directed toward the USA, and a looming possibility of the nation's sixth nuclear test. However, US officials told The Associated Press on Friday that the Trump administration has settled on a policy that will emphasize on increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of China, North Korea's only major ally, instead of military options or trying to overthrow Kim's leadership. Read More »

Overbooked airlines are here to stay


By "these customers" did he mean the other passengers on the plane who were witnesses to the heinous act, passengers who are inconvenienced due to flights overbooking or the man who was forcibly removed? A Minneapolis man has created a petition requesting that United Airlines Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz resign over the now-viral incident with passenger Dr. Read More »

Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money


Prior to leaving office, former President Obama ensured that states could not withhold Title X funding from health centers simply because they provided abortions. The measure passed the House easily and then passed the Senate, with Vice President Mike Pence as the tie-breaking vote. He repeatedly vowed, throughout the presidential campaign, that attacking the health care organization would be a top priority for the Trump administration. Read More »

White House national security adviser: U.S. eager for Syrian regime change

Graham said while he believes troops will be needed to ultimately solve the Syrian problem and that sanctions should be pursued against Russian Federation, he said Trump's course of action has been encouraging. The discussions are linked to the situation in Syria, she said. "If Russia wants to be absolved of responsibility for future attacks, Vladimir Putin needs to enforce commitments, to dismantle Assad's chemical weapons arsenal for good, and to get fully engaged with the United Nations ... Read More »

Recent back surgery causes Georgia senator to miss Gorsuch confirm vote


Orrin Hatch among those paving the way in a largely party line vote . In less than two weeks, the justices will take up a Missouri church's claim that the state is stepping on its religious freedom. Mitch McConnell and the majority whip, Sen. "We have actually restored the status quo", said Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas, noting that filibusters of Supreme Court nominees were nearly unheard of prior to Trump's selection. Read More »

N. Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

That, in turn, has reduced US defense officials' options about how to respond to the North Korean threat, Pompeo added during remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. "At a time and at a place where the headquarters deems necessary, it will take place". "No matter who it is, if they let war break out on the peninsula, they must shoulder that historical culpability and pay the corresponding price". Read More »

When Star Wars Rebels Is Ending, According To Dave Filoni

As the commander of Inferno Squad , Versio escapes from custody and vows to avenge her Emperor. The game will feature "all era's of Star Wars canon" unlike the previous title which was only able to draw from the original trilogy. They'll be back as well, in highly detailed environments. It's probably for the better, as Fisher likely gave a stronger final scene in The Last Jedi than anything which had pre-taped for some future use. Read More »

Braves beat Padres 5-2 on opening night at new stadium

While the tomahawks remained in the stands, the Braves clogged the bases with their own players. Then in the sixth inning, Inciarte launched the first home run in SunTrust Park history. "One of my favorites I've played in so far". "The ballpark itself is lovely, but I really think the scope of the project itself is a model for baseball", Manfred said. Read More »

Apple to begin testing self-driving car tech in California

Apple reportedly has been working on a driverless auto for several years under the code name Project Titan, but has never publicly disclosed the effort despite issuing opinions about regulations for driverless cars. So, Apple's vision for autonomous systems clearly extends beyond transportation, but for now, they appear to be getting ready to burn some rubber (um, hopefully not) in California with their latest self-driving software. Read More »

Trump impersonator releases shredded tax returns at Tax March

Demonstrators gathered in five cities across Minnesota on Saturday to demand President Trump release his tax returns. The protest will march up to Trump Tower on 5th Avenue. " Tax March Austin strives to ensure integrity in government by demanding transparency from our elected officials.For decades, presidential candidates have shared their tax returns with the public to demonstrate their freedom from financial conflicts of interest and fitness to represent America". Read More »

Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

However, the ministry did not mention if this group belongs to the Islamic State (IS) group which claimed responsibility on Sunday for the bombings of two churches. The attack on St. George's in Tanta, almost 60 miles north of Cairo , killed 28. "U.S. strongly condemns. I have great confidence that President Al Sisi will handle situation properly", he tweeted. Read More »

Samsung Fails to Deliver Bixby Voice Assistant with Galaxy S8 at Launch

Speaking to Silicon , a Samsung spokesperson said: "All Bixby functionality, bar the Voice Function, will be available to United Kingdom customers at launch". Both the applications are only supported on Samsung phones, leading to the theory that the Android 7.1 Nougat update is now under testing. Samsung in the first quarter ramped up shipment of mid-end and budget phones to make up for its fallout in the premium league, TrendForce said in its report . Read More »

Sean Spicer Says 'Let Down' Trump With Hitler Remarks

Speaking at a local town hall meeting with constituents on Wednesday evening, Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., said Spicer "needs to go" because he is not serving President Donald Trump well. It was an astonishingly ignorant and harmful statement to make. "I just don't think he's serving the president well". While Hitler is believed not to have used chemical weapons on the battlefield, the Nazis used Zyklon B and other types of poison in gas chambers to kill millions of Jews in concentration ... Read More »

Tax Day demonstrators demand that Trump release tax returns

This year's National Tax Day, the IRS filing deadline for 2016 tax returns, is on Tuesday. North Carolina demonstrators said Saturday that President Donald Trump's refusal to release his income tax returns - breaking a four-decade presidential tradition - caused them to worry about what he might be hiding. Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi first trailer unveiled

I feel like that's what's happened with Carrie . It also features Daisy Ridley, who stars as Rey, and teases dramatic battle scenes as well as some stunning scenery shots. I think every guy [did]. Specifically for Finn he wants to find his place now. Does it refer to Luke working with Rey? Three years later, the company announced plans for new 14-acre Star Wars "lands" at both its Orlando and Anaheim, California, parks, capitalizing on the lucrative brand much as Universal Studios did ... Read More »

Raleigh 'Tax March' protesters demands release of Trump's tax returns


There were similar protests in cities across the country . "We thought we'd be lucky if we got 200 people". Organizers said the protests - dubbed the Tax March - were scheduled in almost 150 cities including San Jose, where hundreds marched from City Hall carrying brightly colored signs through the downtown to a rally at Plaza de Cesar Chavez. Read More »

Federal judge halts 9 planned executions in Arkansas

The Arkansas lethal injections are scheduled at a time of declining public support for the death penalty in the United States, which has been executing fewer inmates in recent years. The condemned were convicted of especially gruesome killings, including one woman whose throat was slit after she was beaten and strangled. In another case, the inmate was convicted of suffocating a young mother of two after raping her. Read More »

More than 250 killed and many injured in Mocoa landslide


The President on Sunday night warned that the toll was likely to rise, Efe news reported. At least 254 people died in the disaster in southern Colombia, the country's military said on Sunday. One listed only children, some as young as 2. After his first visit on Saturday, Santos on Sunday returned to Mocoa with several ministers. "A little baby, we can't find him anywhere", said one woman, wiping away tears. Read More »

The Fight for Equal Pay: Ohio Considers Wage-Gap Reporting Bill

A Campus Corner business will participate in Equal Pay Day by offering female customers discounts. Black women make 66 cents on the dollar, while Hispanic women make 60 cents on the dollar compared to men. In fact, it will take 169 years for the world to completely close the economic gender gap. A survey of all faculty members - released Monday - found that in 2016 women earned 29% less than men. Read More »

Around Town 4/14/17: Easter Egg Hunt at the Capitol


It's from 1-3 p.m. Stop by participating stores to start the hunt and receive a special egg. Kids can meet the Easter bunny, participate in egg guessing games and much more . Learn more at Friday afternoon, Little Miss Muscatine Ava Kirk dropped by to donate some goodies, and to help fill a few eggs, and Smith said many others have also donated to the event. Read More »

Canada's Government Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

He said the new law will continue to treat cannabis more severely than alcohol. Establish industry rules on the types of products that will be allowed for sale and on standardized serving sizes and potency. Set minimum federal conditions that provincial and territorial legislation for the distribution and retail sale of pot would be required to meet. Read More »

US Official Says Assad Must Go as Syria's Leader

Mr Tillerson will go ahead with his visit to Russian Federation to deliver a "clear and coordinated" message to Moscow , which continues to deny Syrian forces used chemical weapons last week. After last Tuesday's chemical attack, President Donald Trump said his attitude toward Assad "has changed very much" and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson even said "steps are underway" to organize a coalition to remove him from power. Read More »