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North Korea tests missile as South's new leader takes reins

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday that Putin was concerned by the launch and the "escalation of tensions" in the region, according to state news agency TASS. Moon, unlike his conservative predecessors, advocates reconciliation with Pyongyang but warned Sunday that dialogue would be possible "only if the North changes its attitude". [Full Article...]

Jordanian man killed by Israeli police after 'stabbing' incident

In response, the wounded policeman shot the stabber and "neutralized" him, Samri said. The Palestinians say it is the result of 50 years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, home to more than 5 million Palestinians. Others died during clashes and protests. Many observers believe that beyond Trump's pre-occupation with being the guy that closes the "ultimate deal", deliverin... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5 Release Date: Leak Reveals Device's Insane Specs

SlashLeaks also posted photos of the OnePlus 5 with the same set-up, leading fans to be conflicted on which to believe. So far that's the only official thing we know. The screenshot shows the OnePlus 5's impressive scores of 1963 for single-core and 6687 for multi-core. By the looks of it, the smartphone may be on even grounds with the Galaxy S8 in terms of performance or it may actually be b... [Full Article...]

Former National Intelligence Chief: U.S. Government "Under Assault" by Trump

Former National Intelligence Chief: U.S. Government TAPPER: Internally from the president? The President also dismissed reports that he demanded loyalty pledge from former FBI Director James Comey at a private dinner.Trump responded saying, "No, I didn't but I think loyalty to the country, loyalty to the important". [Full Article...]

Jordan, Israel in rare row over Jerusalem stabbing, killing

Jordan, Israel in rare row over Jerusalem stabbing, killing Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani described the killing as a "crime" and held Israel responsible for al-Skaji's death. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Trump administration needs more time to consider moving the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem following reports that the White House was walking back President Trump's campaign promise to do so, writes Wash... [Full Article...]

Israeli police shoot dead Palestinian in East Jerusalem

Eyewitnesses and media sources had earlier said that a Palestinian stabbed an Israeli policeman notorious for assaulting and harassing Palestinian women during their visit to the Aqsa Mosque. Others died during clashes and protests. The Palestinian Authority, which exercises limited self-rule in the West Bank, denies incitement and says that in many cases Israel has used excessive force in thw... [Full Article...]

Seoul: Moon, Xi agree on denuclearization goal

The call to Moon took place just a day after he took office and comes amid increased regional tensions over North Korea as well as the deployment of a USA missile-defense shield in South Korea. Moon waved to well-wishers through the sunroof of his limousine, which was flanked by police motorbikes. Trump expressed "respect" for South Koreans' choice of Moon as the new president, and said that the... [Full Article...]

BC Greens face stickhandling act in deciding which party it would back

But the Liberals only need one more seat for a majority - and 176,000 absentee ballots are yet to be counted. Key seats that ended the night too close to call include Courtenay-Comox, where the NDP's Ronna-Rae Leonard holds a razor-thin nine-vote lead over Liberal Jim Benninger. [Full Article...]

Trump To Announce Nominees To Fill Openings On Lower Federal Courts

Supreme Court nominations. Among the people Trump reportedly plans to nominate are two state Supreme Court Judges, Justice Joan Larsen of MI and Justice David Stras of Minnesota to the 6th and 8th circuits. Liberal court watchers, meanwhile, expressed reservations with what they called "ultraconservative" nominees. "Gun owners certainly welcome the courts becoming more "gun friendly" under... [Full Article...]

Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Hammers 'Embarrassing' Trump for Way He 'Conducts Himself'

The Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs will lock horns in Game 1 of the highly-anticipated Western Conference Finals at the Oracle Arena on Sunday. One of them is Cleveland, which is viewed by many as their fiercest rival in the National Basketball Association. "Usually things happen in the world and you go to work and you have your family and your friends and you do what you do", Pop... [Full Article...]

France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron Pro-EU Macron wants to push for closer cooperation to help the bloc overcome the imminent departure of Britain, another of its most powerful members. The media weren't allowed to cover the visit. The 64-year-old launched Macron's political career, plucking him from the world of investment banking to be an advisor and then his economy minister. [Full Article...]

Mummies Unearthed In Egypt

Mummies Unearthed In Egypt They also found two papyri written in Demotic and a gold decoration with the shape of a feather. The mummies have been elaborately preserved and are thought to have been officials and priests. Last month, archaeologists found more ancient artifacts at Dashur, where the pharaoh Sneferu built Egypt's first smooth-sided pyramid about 4,600 years ago. [Full Article...]

Giro motorbike incident sends Thomas to the ground

Giro motorbike incident sends Thomas to the ground Pinot limited the damage to take second place, finishing just ahead of Dutchman Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb), 24 seconds off the pace. The Netherlands' Bauke Mollema of Trek-Segafredo is 51 seconds behind in fourth having finished in the same position today. [Full Article...]

'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new justice for the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., the United States, on January 31, 2017. Comey's replacement requires Senate confirmation. -Former Rep. Mike Rogers of MI, who was chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Fisher formerly served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Criminal Division. [Full Article...]

Princess Charlotte looks cute as a button in new official birthday portrait

In the image released this morning, the Princess is the image of her dear old dad the Duke of Cambridge, smiling at her mum Kate Middleton through the lens at Anmer Hall. In the photo the young prince, now three, can be seen grinning cheekily in his father's arms in the gardens at Sandringham House, the Queen's private residence in Norfolk. [Full Article...]

South Korean military: North Korea launches projectile

The launch, however, "did not pose a threat to North America", the US Pacific Command said. The US called for repercussions from the worldwide community. In Australia, Defence Minister Marise Payne said North Korea's behaviour was unacceptable. If the missile did reach that height and fly that long, it could reach the United States territory of Guam in the Pacific, Wright wrote. [Full Article...]

Experts predict instability in the legislature after BC election

As of 9 p.m. the ballrom is almost full now and cheers go up as the television incdicates a lead for Saanich North and the Islands Green Party candidate Adam Olsen draws cheers from the crowd. On the other end of the spectrum, school board trustee and NDP candidate Katrina Chen got the nod from students by a 31 per cent margin over former Global morning show host Steve Darling. [Full Article...]

Sanchez, Giroud send Arsenal up to fifth

Knowing victory would take them to within three points of the top four in the Premier League, Arsenal were slow out of the blocks, but Sanchez combined wonderfully with Mesut Ozil on the hour to score 20 league goals in a season for the first time in his career. [Full Article...]

Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly Trump told reporters aboard the Air Force One as he embarked on a visit to Lynchburg, Virginia that a decision may come as soon as before he starts his first oversea trip next Friday. Moscow has denied any such interference and the Trump administration denies allegations of collusion with Russian Federation. Trump said that in those conversations Comey told him he wasn't under investigation. [Full Article...]

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake in northeast Iran leaves 3 dead

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake in northeast Iran leaves 3 dead On April 5, a 6.1 magnitude quake killed two people near Iran's second city, Mashhad, which is located south-east of Bojnurd. The US Geological Survey said it occurred at a depth of 12.5km. The quake hit 3 cities and 97 villages of the province at 22:31 local time. Almost 177 injured were hospitalised and 223 more received medical aid on the spot, according to rescue officials. [Full Article...]

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