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Mike Pence: WH Moving to 'Isolate' NKorea After Failed Test Mike Pence: WH Moving to 'Isolate' NKorea After Failed Test
- April 27, 2017

KORUS, which was signed five years ago, provides duty-free access for 95 percent of consumer and industrial goods. It goes on to say that South Korea's military police took part. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is on board an American aircraft carrier stationed in Japan amid heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula. Pence told the ship's captain that he had spoken to President Donald Trump, and Trump "wishes he were here". (more...)
BCCI turns down Shashank Manohar's offer of additional $100 million
- April 27, 2017

Pakistan claims it has lost almost United States dollars 200 million because of India's refusal to play two "home" series of Pakistan. 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. (more...)
India doubtful for Champions Trophy, rejects ICC's counter-offer
- April 27, 2017

The BCCI, represented by its secretary Amitabh Chaudhary, lost 1-9 (full member votes) in the voting for a change in the financial model while only Sri Lanka (represented by Thilanga Sumathipala) supported India for a change in the governance structure. (more...)
THAAD system will soon be operational in S Korea THAAD system will soon be operational in S Korea
- April 27, 2017

The latest move comes as tension soars on the Korean peninsula following a series of missile launches by the North and warnings from the Trump administration that military action was an "option on the table". Deploying THAAD is a critical measure to defend South Korean people and alliance forces against North Korean missile threats, as highlighted by the recent ballistic missile launches by North Korea, the Pentagon said in a statement. (more...)
Cash-strapped Venezuela a major funder of Trump inauguration Cash-strapped Venezuela a major funder of Trump inauguration
- April 27, 2017

In the last days, two students were killed amid the roaming street battles between protesters and government forces. Protesters clashed with government forces in a number of cities nationwide. "The hour of combat has arrived", Maduro said. More than 2,500 Venezuelans were deported from Colombia for working in the neighboring country illegally, while migration authorities said to have received 11,000 Venezuelan requests for work visas. (more...)
Delhi lessons: Municipal poll results have wider ramifications for national parties
- April 27, 2017

The middle class, which massively supported the AAP in 2015, saw Kejriwal's campaign against the Election Commission and EVMs as a mere excuse for a party unable to digest its defeat. AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj said it was "inexplicable" that a machine can behave in such a manner that helps only the BJP. Aam Aadmi Party has come out to blame the EVMs for the loss in the civic polls. (more...)
Talks Only Way to Contain Situation in J&K: Mehbooba Tells Modi
- April 27, 2017

As per a statement, Er Rasheed while addressing a public meeting at Sochalyari, Handwara has asked Mehbooba Mufti and others who are talking much about Vajpayee's Kashmir policy to explain what was Vajpayee's Kashmir formula. The meeting also assumes significance as it took place at a time when social media was being used to upload alleged atrocities by Army and other security agencies and students are clashing with security forces in the Valley, where attack on families of cops and political ... (more...)
PACOM Commander Testifies On Nuke Threat To Hawaii PACOM Commander Testifies On Nuke Threat To Hawaii
- April 27, 2017

In a House Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday, Admiral Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, confirmed the threat of North Korea to Hawaii. Still, Pentagon officials have stressed to Trump there are no easy options for military interventions in North Korea. Harris told Congress North Korea is becoming "more aggressive" in developing missiles, citing 20 missile tests past year, but not mentioning that the tests were overwhelmingly failures. (more...)
Maharashtra Health Minister criticises Eman's sister
- April 27, 2017

However, the treatment has degenerated into a war of words, with the hospital saying the patient should soon be able to return home while her family accuse doctors of exaggerating the success of the operation. she is not able to move, she looks bluish, no improvement", she said. 'The do not care about the patient'. The hospital says she can now fit into a wheelchair and sit up for longer periods of time. (more...)
Chhattisgarh: Girls outshine boys in Class 12 board exams Chhattisgarh: Girls outshine boys in Class 12 board exams
- April 27, 2017

Apart from the general stream, the board has today declared the vocational results also. Students can also get their Uttarakhand Board 12th Result 2017 through SMS by sending their roll number to given phone numbers. The CG Board does strict invigilation and is known for its proper correction methods. Students who are pursuing 12th grade have attended for the exams at all pre-decided examination centres. (more...)
Beautiful Allies: Turkey Bombs US Backed Coalition Forces in Syria
- April 27, 2017

John Dorrian said. He said USA troops were within 6 miles (10 km) of the strikes and the advisory given by the Turks was too vague to enable them to respond effectively. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday that the Turkish military had informed Washington and Moscow on the attack a day earlier that targeted Kurdish-dominated areas in Syria and neighboring Iraq . (more...)
Maduro Says Yes to Venezuela Elections, but Not for President Maduro Says Yes to Venezuela Elections, but Not for President
- April 27, 2017

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) issued a statement on April 20 in which they expressed their support for Nicolás Maduro and the "Bolivarian Revolution" in Venezuela despite the crisis in that country and the opposition protests in which twenty people have died. (more...)
United cuts overbooking, hikes compensation after passenger fiasco
- April 27, 2017

After passengers boarded, four crew members of Republic Airline, which operates many United Express flights, showed up late after their Louisville-bound plane was delayed by a mechanical problem. - Sending displaced passengers or crew members to nearby airports, putting them on other airlines or arranging for auto transportation to get them to their destinations. (more...)
Kenya opposition alliance announces presidential candidate Kenya opposition alliance announces presidential candidate
- April 27, 2017

The long wait for the National Super Alliance (NASA) to name its presidential candidate came to an end at the Uhuru Park grounds on Thursday, April 27. He studied engineering in communist former East Germany, and he named his eldest son Fidel, who died in 2015, after the Cuban revolutionary. A hospital that his father helped build in the country's west, the family's power base, is nicknamed Russian Federation after its main financial backers. (more...)
Report shows unemployment rate down in Lincoln County Report shows unemployment rate down in Lincoln County
- April 27, 2017

Compared to March 2016, the rates were down in all 24 labor-market areas. Unemployment fell across the nation, too. The local unemployment rate for March has not been below 4 percent since 1999, when it was 3.3 percent. In Metro Savannah, The number of employed residents increased by 2,335 to 309,651, as the labor force grew by 1,487 to 325,154. That's down more than a percentage point from the same month previous year, as the workforce remained essentially stable while the private ... (more...)
US military begins moving THAAD missile defence to South Korea site US military begins moving THAAD missile defence to South Korea site
- April 27, 2017

US military vehicle which is a part of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system arrives in Seongju, South Korea, April 26, 2017 . China has slammed the decision, saying it will destabilising the regional security balance. Seoul and Washington say the sole objective of THAAD is to defend against North Korean missiles, but China is concerned the system's powerful radar can penetrate its territory and undermine its security. (more...)
Man rescued after 47 days stranded on mountain in Nepal Man rescued after 47 days stranded on mountain in Nepal
- April 27, 2017

The body of his companion, 19-year-old Liu Chen Chun, was lying nearby. After the couple was reported missing , rescue crews combed the area for two weeks before suspending their search. 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. (more...)
Jury sentences ambush killer to death in Pennsylvania Jury sentences ambush killer to death in Pennsylvania
- April 27, 2017

Bryon Dickson and left another trooper with injuries on September 12, 2014. He was charged with murder of a law enforcement official and terrorism and was sentenced to death by lethal injection by the Pike County jury in Pennsylvania. One of Frein's attorneys William Ruzzo said he has been planning to appeal. Weinstein didn't spare Frein's mother, either. Frein is a survivalist and at trial prosecutors told jurors that the sniper attack was aimed at sparking a "revolution" against the US ... (more...)
Scientists Take To Washington To Stress An Apolitical Agenda
- April 27, 2017

Below are some of the first images of the worldwide marches. The event was described as "political, but nonpartisan" although some organizers said they were motivated by U.S. People there carried signs that said "there is no planet B", "make America think again" and "climate change is real, ask any polar bear". Dr. Ed Miller, a participant at the march, says funding for science is important because without funding, science would not be possible. (more...)
Easter story: What happened on Holy Saturday and why is it important?
- April 27, 2017

But what is the meaning of Easter Sunday? It is said that Jesus was crucified for calling himself the "son of God". We are an Easter people. In Western Christianity, Eastertide, or the Easter Season, begins on Easter Sunday and lasts seven weeks, ending with the coming of the 50th day, Pentecost Sunday. (more...)