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  • Lawmakers To Fight US Foreign Aid Cuts To Somalia

    Lawmakers To Fight US Foreign Aid Cuts To Somalia

    Mattis plans to meet with President Ismail Omar Guelleh (IHSH'-my-ehl OH'-mahr GEH'-luh), and greet USA and French troops. Piracy "certainly has increased" said U.S. The U.S. base, which has about 4,000 personnel, is located just miles from a Chinese one, still under construction, which has caused concern to some U.S.

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  • Nasdaq tops 6000 mark for first time ever

    The NASDAQ hasn't soared this much since the dot.com bubble of the early 2000s. After several companies reported strong earnings, the Dow Jones went soaring 200 points and the Nasdaq topped 6,000 for the first time ever. Trump promised last week to make "a big tax reform and tax reduction" announcement on Wednesday. Back then, the index expanded rapidly to peak at 5,049 in March 2000.

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  • Students clash with police forces, raise azadi slogans in Srinagar

    Students clash with police forces, raise azadi slogans in Srinagar

    State Education Minister Altaf Bukhari told The Indian Express that outsiders had mingled with the students, leading to clashes with the police. Water cannons and tear smoke shells were used to disperse the students. Other protesters became angry when they saw the woman bleeding and hurled stones at the police and paramilitary soldiers, who retaliated with tear gas.

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  • Sweden mourns 4 killed, 15 wounded in Stockholm truck attack

    Sweden mourns 4 killed, 15 wounded in Stockholm truck attack

    Court papers showed that Akilov, whose application for Swedish residency was turned down past year, is suspected of crimes against national security and terrorism. A Spotify executive was among the four people killed in the truck attack in central Stockholm on Friday. But it emerged yesterday Swedish authorities had given Akilov four weeks to leave Sweden after his final asylum appeal failed in December.

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  • Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

    Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed an appeal of the ruling on Saturday night with the 8th Circuit Court, which has already ruled on similar cases previously and allowed the executions to go forward. The Arkansas Parole Board had earlier voted to recommend that McGehee's death sentence be commuted to life without parole, and the judge ruled McGehee's April 27 execution date would not have given the board enough time, as required by law, to notify the governor of its recommendation.

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  • Egypt President in Saudi Arabia to Reaffirm Ties

    The appointment is aimed at strengthening of bilateral ties with Washington under President Donald Trump administration. Saudi Arabia's King Salman has reinstated bonuses and special allowances for civil servants and military personnel that had been cut last September as part of austerity measures when oil revenues were low.

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  • Trump condemns anti-Semitism on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Today, Jewish communities across Canada and around the world commemorate the six million Jewish people and millions of others who perished during the Holocaust. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says over 4 million Jews could have been saved if the allied powers had bombed Nazi death camps in 1942. "In many cases, the world stands by and does not prevent instances of mass murder or genocides", he said, referring to the atrocities in Syria, Rwanda and Sudan.

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  • Taiwan reiterates sovereignty over South China Sea islands

    The defense chief on Friday flew to Pag-asa Island to inspect its facilities, some of which are in dire need of fix. Duterte said China has allowed Filipinos to fish in waters around the Scarborough Shoal since then. This is unlikely to sit well with Beijing, which has itself built a sprawling island with a 3km airstrip and anti-air defence systems on Subi reef, just 24km from Thitu.

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  • Chancellor Hammond declines to commit to future pension rises

    Chancellor Hammond declines to commit to future pension rises

    Labour said the chancellor's words signalled a "Tory tax bombshell" but when asked about the tax lock on Saturday (22 April), May was tight-lipped. U.K. The Prime Minister told Sky's Frazer Maude that the Conservatives "always has been, is, and will continue to be" a party that believes in lower taxes for working people.

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  • HC rejects AAP's plea for paper trail EVMs in MCD polls

    HC rejects AAP's plea for paper trail EVMs in MCD polls

    Among those who addressed rallies during the day included Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah and union ministers Rajnath Singh, M. Venkaiah Naidu and Smriti Irani. Khetan said these figures had emerged after a professional agency interviewed around 31,000 voters in Delhi on who they planned to vote for in the civic polls.

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  • Regina woman charged with human smuggling from US

    Regina woman charged with human smuggling from US

    They subsequently filed refugee claims and were released from CBSA custody pending the outcome of their refugee hearings. The incident is part of Project Fadduce, a four-month, ongoing investigation involving the RCMP Integrated Border Enforcement Team, Canada Border Services Agency, United States Customs and Border Protection - Office of the Border Patrol and Office of Field Operations, and Homeland Security Investigations.

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  • London Terror Attack Lasted 82 Seconds Before Suspect Shot Dead, Police Say

    London Terror Attack Lasted 82 Seconds Before Suspect Shot Dead, Police Say

    Detectives are questioning 11 people in custody, having made what they said were two more significant arrests in central and northwest England. Police officer Keith Palmer, 48, was killed in the attack. Asked about his possible conversion to Islam and subsequent radicalization, Rowley said: "Clearly that's the main line of our investigation, is what led him to be radicalized, was it through influences in a community, influences from overseas, or through online propaganda".

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  • How the Borussia bomber hoped to make millions

    But the injured player - Marc Bartra - and the soccer club will likely need much longer to fully recover. The blasts shattered bus windows and Spanish global Marc Bartra, 26, broke his wrist, while a motorcycle police officer suffered inner ear damage from the blast.

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  • UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

    UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a Security Council meeting on North Korea's nuclear program April 28. North Korea has recently escalated is missile and nuclear weapons programs. While previous statements have warned of further measures, the agreed text made specific mention of sanctions, signaling a tougher stance from the council.

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  • North Korea: Mike Pence says 'time for failed dialogue is over'

    North Korea: Mike Pence says 'time for failed dialogue is over'

    He has sent a navy strike group towards the Korean Peninsula, and the US and South Korea are moving ahead with the early deployment of a controversial missile defence system. Neither Pentagon nor US Pacific Command representatives responded to a request for comment. Will China intervene in North Korea? The clip was shown during a performance by North Korea's "state merited chorus" Sunday.

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  • Bloomberg details new iPhone 8 design, says release may be delayed

    Bloomberg details new iPhone 8 design, says release may be delayed

    The designs by Benjamin Geskin , renowned for his renders based on smartphone leaks, are based on blueprints for what he dubs the iPhone X, Apple's next flagship phone. The latest prototype of the redesigned iPhone 8 uses slightly curved glass on the front and back and is "similar conceptually" to the iPhone 4. The report claims the display on the premium version will be the same size as that of the iPhone 7 Plus but with a body a similar size to the iPhone 7.

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  • Oversight Chairman Chaffetz Won't Run to Keep Seat in 2018

    Oversight Chairman Chaffetz Won't Run to Keep Seat in 2018

    According to a statement Chaffetz, a Republican representing Utah's 3rd Congressional District, released on Facebook, he said , "it is time", citing his stance of serving only as long as one needs to. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spokesman Tyler Law also called for Chaffetz to give up his chairmanship and said his "behavior has always been beneath the dignity" of the office he holds.

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  • The tone of tensions: Korean voices, North and South

    The tone of tensions: Korean voices, North and South

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presided over the massive parade in the capital of Pyongyang . Tension had escalated sharply in the region amid concerns that the North may conduct a sixth nuclear test or a ballistic missile test launch around the April 15 birth anniversary of founding father Kim Il Sung it calls the "Day of the Sun".

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  • S.Korean opposition adviser says renegotiated US FTA won't hurt trade

    S.Korean opposition adviser says renegotiated US FTA won't hurt trade

    U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to narrow big trade deficits with nations like China and Japan, saying he would boost U.S. manufacturing jobs. From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the US was ready to work to achieve a peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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  • Arkansas Asks Appeals Court to Vacate Ruling Which is Delaying Executions

    Arkansas Asks Appeals Court to Vacate Ruling Which is Delaying Executions

    The inmates say midazolam is unsuitable as an execution drug, saying it is not a pain-killer and could subject them to a cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the U.S. If it fails there, it can appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The 8th Circuit could take up the appeal of Baker's order at any time. But the ruling did not change the situation because Baker's order had already halted all the executions.

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  • Residents gather for tax march in the Market Common

    Residents gather for tax march in the Market Common

    Organisers said they stuck with the traditional April 15 Tax Day for the marches because as a Saturday it would draw more attendance, even though this year's income tax filing deadline was pushed back to Tuesday. Marchers felt that the American people had a right to know what financial entanglements and conflicts of interest our leaders have, and particularly how Trump and his family are personally profiting from the policies and practices of the administration.

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