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North Korea Missile Launch Fails A Day After Military Parade

The missile failure also came just hours ahead of a visit by U.S. vice president Mike Pence to South Korea where the North's weapons programme will top the agenda. "This latest missile test just fits into a pattern of provocative and destabilising and threatening behaviour on the part of the North Korean regime", General McMaster told the This Week program. Read More

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Get Bumped Off Delta Flight, You Might Get Up To $10000

Two officers tried to reason with the man before a third came aboard and pointed at the man "basically saying, 'Sir, you have to get off the plane, '" said Tyler Bridges, a passenger whose wife, Audra D. He said his client was in a "secure location" because he has been hounded by media, but that he would speak at a future date. However, he did say the family accepts the public apology, but that no one from the company has actually reached out to Dao. Read More

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Kejriwal: 'There are 10 ways to hack voting machines'

Kejriwal: 'There are 10 ways to hack voting machines'

Mr Gupta said that the AAP government, in connivance with Congress, has continued with the "water tanker scam", instead of terminating the contract of the firms involved in it. "For 10 years, the BJP has been in charge of the MCDs; you can see how much filth there is on the streets of Delhi". In the recent Assembly election in Punjab, the AAP could win 20 of 117 seats, while drew a blank in 40-member Goa assembly. Read More

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India commits $500 m credit for Bangladesh military

Bapon Das, a boulder supplier for construction projects in Bangladesh said, "We want a train and bus service through this route also as we have a lot of students from Bangladesh coming here to study". Her feeling for Bangladesh is as warm as my own. "Along with our shared land boundaries are our shared rivers", Modi said while jointly addressing the media with Hasina following bilateral talks. Read More

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Explosion hits Syrian evacuation convoy in Aleppo

Explosion hits Syrian evacuation convoy in Aleppo

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the blast was targeting buses which were carrying residents who were evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya. They had been waiting to cross from rebel into regime territory. Saturday's statement doesn't say when the airstrikes happened, but described the targets as "the biggest positions for senior terrorists". Read More

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Pak gives RAW wound, arrests 3 Indian 'spies'

Earlier, India had demanded copies of the charge sheet and judgement against Jadhav. Pakistan also said that India had not responded to "specific information" sought on Jadhav in January - which New Delhi has rejected. Sources in New Delhi said that Islamabad was deliberately making baseless allegations against RAW in order to worsen the India-China relations, which had already been hit by several irritants. Read More

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Disguised car bomb kills dozens in Syria

Disguised car bomb kills dozens in Syria

A senior rebel leader said 20 fighters guarding the buses were killed along with dozens of passengers. More than 3,000 Syrians are expected to be evacuated Sunday from four areas as part of a population transfer that was briefly stalled the day before by a deadly blast that killed scores of people, majority government supporters. Read More

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Rebel group decries Syria blast, seeks probe

A rebel official said at least 30 of his fighters guarding evacuees died in the blast. Most of the dead were evacuees, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported . The contentious transfer of the population, hammered out after rebels lost control of Aleppo in December, stalled overnight as the government and rebels argued over who should be evacuated. Read More

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ISIS death toll from U.S. 'mother of all bombs' climbs to 94

The US attack on a tunnel complex in remote eastern Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border killed at least four IS group leaders, Mr Khogyani said. The increased casualty figure emerged hours after the Isis denied any of its fighters were killed in the bombing. But former President Hamid Karzai accused the USA of using Afghanistan as "a testing ground for new and risky weapons". Read More

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Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112

Ahmed Afandar, a resident evacuated from his hometown near Madaya, says dozens of buses carrying children, women and men are not allowed to proceed toward rebel-held Idlib as planned. A resident of Zabadani - another rebel-held town to be evacuated - Amer Burhan says no evacuation has taken place from there. He also lashed out at the sponsors of terrorist groups for their selective approach towards crime and for dividing terrorists into good and bad, saying the overt and covert supports for ... Read More

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Highway liquor ban by govt: SC

Hit by the Supreme Court's order on extending the liquor ban to hotels and restaurants on highways along with liquor vends, the stakeholders have chose to meet the government officials to seek a way out of the ban. Meanwhile, the Chandigarh administration has become the first to actually go ahead and issue a notification to converts the national and state highways into major district roads. Read More

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India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

A Pakistan military court had on April 10 sentenced Jadhav to death in a secret trial for alleged involvement in "espionage and sabotage activities" in restive Balochistan and Karachi. As a first step, official sources here said, India blocked maritime security dialogue between the two countries which was scheduled for Monday. Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav was arrested in March 2016 in a counter intelligence operation from Mashkel area of Balochistan, which has seen a long-running insurgency ... Read More

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Police Fire Georgia Officer For Kicking Handcuffed Man

Police Fire Georgia Officer For Kicking Handcuffed Man

Bongiovanni, said Ayers, offered no apologies. Bongiovanni's account of the traffic stop is very similar to the incident report he filed after he arrested Hollins in August. That triggered Bongiovanni's memory of the August arrest, and he made a decision to call for backup, according to the report. "Trust is fragile", Ayers said, referring to relations between police and the communities they serve. Read More

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OPCW team analyzing samples from chemical attack

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts in Moscow, denounced the USA missile strikes on Syria as a "flagrant violation" of worldwide law. An open source investigation by journalist Elliot Higgins pieces together the timeline of the Khan Sheikhoun attack and attempts to debunk previous claims by the government in Damascus and Russian Federation that the chemical cloud was released after Syrian jets targeted a rebel weapons depot in the town. Read More

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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at late founder's birthday parade

A North Korean missile "blew up nearly immediately" on its test launch, hours before US Vice President Mike Pence landed in South Korea for talks on the North's increasingly defiant arms program. Kim has pointed to nuclear weapons as the foundation of his national defense strategy and has openly sought a nuclear weapon that could strike the continental United States. Read More

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Russian Federation relations at 'all-time low' after Syria attacks

Russian Federation has not accepted the United States' assertion that Assad's military was behind a suspected gas poisoning in Syria's Idlib province last week. "Russia, as their closest ally in the conflict, perhaps has the best means of helping Assad recognise this reality", he told a news conference. The Syrian government denied possession of chemical weapons, while the Russian Defense Ministry accused Syrian rebels of producing toxic agents in a depot which exploded under a strike by ... Read More

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Some Rain, Thunderstorms Possible Over Easter Weekend

That southerly flow will warm us up once again into the upper 70s. Most will see a another dry and warm day in the 80s, but a few areas will see isolated showers/storms. Easter Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. The sky will be mostly sunny for part of the day then more clouds will develop during the afternoon. Read More

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US Confident It Can Intercept Any North Korean Missile

South Korea's military is increasing its capability to suppress North Korea threats and recently tested a cruise missile capable of reaching all areas of North Korea, according to Yonhap. The launch came hours after US President Donald Trump described North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear arsenal as a "humanity problem" and a senior US official told reporters that the "clock has now run out" on Pyongyang. Read More

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Turkey's Erdogan wins vote to expand powers

The changes include abolishing the office of the prime minister and granting sweeping executive powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. If approved in the referendum, the president will also be able to remain the head of the political party he represents, have the ability to appoint a number of top judges and declare a state of emergency, which is not allowed by the current legislation. Read More

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Cleveland police seek suspect in Facebook homicide video

Cleveland police seek suspect in Facebook homicide video

He is bald with a full beard. The other homicides have not been verified, police said. Officers say the incident happened on east 93rd street which is in east Cleveland. Cleveland police identified the suspect as Steve Stephens . Video of the murder was posted at 2 p.m. but soon taken down. Anyone who sees him is urged to not approach him, but to call police instead. Read More

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Here's what police consent decrees found in Ferguson, Baltimore

Here's what police consent decrees found in Ferguson, Baltimore

Late Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a memo calling on his two top deputies to "immediately review all Department activities" for adherence to the Trump administration's law enforcement agenda. "It required the LAPD to do things it otherwise would not have done", said Chaleff, who now consults with other police departments operating under federal consent decrees. Read More

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North Korea rolls out missiles at parade to celebrate founder's birthday

Russian Federation on Friday called for "restraint" over the situation in North Korea, warning against any "provocative steps" after Washington said it was assessing military options in response to the country's weapons programs. The North's warning came as leader Kim Jong Un, looking relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides, oversaw a military parade at Pyongyang's main Kim Il Sung square, named after his grandfather, on his birth anniversary. Read More

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Mumbai NGO appeals to Pakistani activists to save Jadhav

Aziz dismissed India's assertion that Jadhav, a former naval officer, was captured in Iran. Aziz said that if Jadhav was innocent then why he was carrying two passports, one with a Hindu name and another one with a Muslim name. The Indian government has postponed bilateral talks with Pakistan including the secretary-level talks on the Indus Waters Treaty. Jadhav - who was caught from Balochistan a year ago and who has confessed to fomenting terrorism in Pakistan - was awarded the death ... Read More

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Massive US bomb dead toll rise to 94

Afghan military officials said 36 Isis fighters died when the USA dropped the "the mother of all bombs" - the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB). John Nicholson, commander for USA forces in Afghanistan, said at a news conference. The US military previously estimated ISIS had 600 to 800 active fighters in the area. Read More

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Afghan death toll from 'mother of all bombs' rises to 94

The security situation remains precarious in Afghanistan, with a number of militant groups trying to claim territory more than 15 years after the USA invasion which toppled the Taliban government. "Fortunately there is no report of civilians being killed in the attack", Khogyani said. The region butts up against the porous Pakistan border. Those troops are separate from a wider NATO-led effort to train, advise and assist the Afghan army and police force. Read More

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