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Kevin O'Leary drops out of Conservative leadership race

Kevin O'Leary drops out of Conservative leadership race

In an interview with The Globe and Mail , O'Leary officially halted his bed to become the leader of the Conservative Party, which would have in turn meant that he could have become the Prime Minister of Canada down the road. "I'm well known to Americans in America, and I'm informed about the way they view Canada". "You think what I just did for four months was fun?" "Are you kidding? That was the hardest thing I've ever done". Read More

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German soldier planning attack arrested

German soldier planning attack arrested

The officer in question came to a refugee facility in the city of Giessen and was registered as a Syrian refugee in late December 2015, according to Die Welt . Security services in the sweeping cross-border raids targeting contacts of the two men confiscated mobile phones, laptops and written materials, said the statement. Read More

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North Korea threatens to 'ravage' USA if Trump orders airstrike

Ahead of Saturday's festive parade, Pyongyang urged Washington to stop its " military hysteria " and come to its " senses " - or otherwise face a merciless response in case of any provocations against North Korea. South Korea's Foreign Ministry said North Korea's willingness to go to war reveals the "true colors of North Korea's government that is bellicose and a breaker of regulations". Read More

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Congress Likely To Avoid Government Shutdown (At Least For Another Week)

Congress Likely To Avoid Government Shutdown (At Least For Another Week)

President Donald Trump had pressured Congressional leaders to include the funding for the wall in the latest spending bill that must pass to keep the government from shutting down. "It would remove the prospect of a needless fight over a poison pill proposal that members of both parties don't support". If the proposed budget is cleared by the Friday deadline, the Trump administration will have to continue making the subsidy payments through the end of May. Read More

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USA moves anti-missile system to South Korean site, sparking protests

USA moves anti-missile system to South Korean site, sparking protests

Later this week, amid daily briefings from his military brass, Trump also plans to stage an administration briefing on North Korea for all United States senators at the White House. Chinese President Xi Jinping called Monday for "restraint" regarding North Korea in a telephone conversation with Trump. Graham also posted a Twitter message saying, "Pres @realDonaldTrump is NOT going to let the nutjob in North Korea develop a missile - with a nuclear weapon on top - that can hit the United ... Read More

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Trump administration to brief full US Congress on North Korea policy

Graham and fellow Republican Senator John McCain, both defense hawks who have been Trump critics, discussed North Korea with Trump at dinner at the White House on Monday night and said they were impressed with his resolve. As a standoff escalated over North Korea's nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missiles, South Korea said the deployment of a US anti-missile defense system was moving ahead effectively a day after angry protests against the battery and fierce opposition to it from ... Read More

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First 100 Days Not

First 100 Days Not "Meaningful"

On Wednesday, Trump is expected to sign an executive order related to the 1906 Antiquities Act, which enables the president to designate federal areas of land and water as national monuments to protect them from drilling, mining and development, the source said. Read More

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United States moves anti-missile system to South Korea amid tensions with North

Did Trump-Xi call reveal subtle shift in China's stance on North Korean nuclear crisis? The US is to tighten sanctions on North Korea and step up diplomatic moves aimed at pressuring the country to end its nuclear and missile programmes. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un likely participated in the event, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported . "Sarin gas doesn't have to be dropped ", he said. Read More

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U.S. may need stronger defence against North Korea missiles - admiral

U.S. may need stronger defence against North Korea missiles - admiral

The deployment has divided presidential candidates ahead of an election on May 9th, with liberals criticising the move but conservatives saying it is necessary as North Korea looks set to conduct its sixth nuclear test. He also echoed Trump's accusation that Beijing should be doing more to reign in North Korea, calling China's opposition to THAAD, and the penalizing of South Korean companies over the issue, "preposterous, " reports CNN". Read More

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PMQs: Theresa May refuses to guarantee pensions triple lock

PMQs: Theresa May refuses to guarantee pensions triple lock

The prime minister responded by saying pensioner incomes would "continue to increase" under the Conservatives. The Prime Minister's response prompted cries of "answer" from the opposition benches. It is understood that Mrs May is coming under increasing pressure to drop the pledge, which means pensions always rise by 2.5%, from the Conservative manifesto. Read More

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UK leader meeting top EU officials for Brexit working dinner

UK leader meeting top EU officials for Brexit working dinner

British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, at Downing Street on Wednesday to discuss Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and the EU. Britain's prime minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street . "And I think we can settle the principles of that and then get on with the nature of the relationship". Read More

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Significance of Passion Week from Palm to Easter Sunday

The New Testament states that the resurrection of Jesus, which Easter celebrates, is a foundation of the Christian faith. After the Easter service at our church in the morning we will have breakfast together . "God had sent his son Jesus, to save us from our sins". First, Christians have a foundation for faith based on the resurrection (1 Corinthians 15:14). Read More

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Hop to it: Annual Easter Egg Hunt held at Bemidji High School

Hop to it: Annual Easter Egg Hunt held at Bemidji High School

This was Tebbetts' first time keeping an eye out for Brayden, who seemed like a seasoned pro at grabbing as numerous candy-filled, multi-colored plastic Easter eggs he could carry. For other parents, the Easter bunny and the promise of sweet treats achieve the same. The event also had free games and snow cones. This year is not the university's fourth year in holding the annual Golden Egg Hunt, and is going to be hosted by UT- Austin's Coop. Read More

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Two area national monuments - Giant Sequoia and Carrizo Plain - face review

Two area national monuments - Giant Sequoia and Carrizo Plain - face review

The Presidential Executive Order on the Review of Designations Under the Antiquities Act orders Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review "all Presidential designations or expansions of designations" under the act made since January 1, 1996 "where the designation covers more than 100,000 acres, where the designation after expansion covers more than 100,000 acres, or where the Secretary determines that the designation or expansion was made without adequate public outreach and coordination with ... Read More

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Erdogan shuns West with strikes on US allies, mass detentions

Turkey has said the strikes were conducted to prevent infiltration of Kurdish rebels, weapons, ammunition and explosives from Syria and northern Iraq into Turkey. The Turkish raids showed the challenges facing USA -led attempts to defeat Islamic State in Syria and tension between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Washington and Ankara over Kurdish combatants who have been crucial in driving back the jihadists.Ankara sees the YPG as a hostile force and an extension of the outlawed ... Read More

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Wall between Trump, GOP

Wall between Trump, GOP

Even as Mulvaney said Trump would sign a government spending bill that does not include border wall funding, he insisted: "We're not backing down". "We won't have a lapse in funding", an aide to House Speaker Paul Ryan declared Tuesday evening, although she wouldn't rule out the need for a short-term, days-long stopgap bill to keep the government open until lawmakers can hammer out the language on the legislation that runs through September. Read More

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Ex-TTP Spokesman has exposed hostile foreign agenda to destabilize Pakistan: ISPR

Ex-TTP Spokesman has exposed hostile foreign agenda to destabilize Pakistan: ISPR

Ehsan, who was one of the few known faces of the Taliban leaders, surrendered to security forces earlier this month, according to a military spokesman. "The world knows we have never harbored terrorists, never differentiated between the good and the bad terrorists, and never used terrorism as a tool for political gains; all these are associated with Pakistan", Menapal said. Read More

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10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

According to the BFM broadcaster, the detentions started Monday and targeted those suspected of supplying arms to Amedy Coulibaly , the attacker of the kosher food supermarket who had been subsequently killed by French security forces. He killed four of them, all Jewish, before he was himself killed in a dramatic police siege. Detectives are reportedly looking into possible links between the attacks and people in Belgium. Read More

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Trump tells Canada, Mexico he won't terminate NAFTA

Trump tells Canada, Mexico he won't terminate NAFTA

He also cited numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to say that America's dairy industry woes are due to its own, as well as global, over production. Reuters reported soybeans, wheat and corn declined on Wednesday, with some blaming the downfall on jitters over the report that the White House is considering pulling out of NAFTA. Read More

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Huge Victory As High Court Rules Nuclear Deal Unlawful

Huge Victory As High Court Rules Nuclear Deal Unlawful

Environmental groups say South Africa should rely more on renewable energy to meet its electricity needs. In its ruling, the high court sided with the applicants and set aside all three agreements. "The entire nuclear procurement programme has been found to be unlawful". Rating agencies S&P Global and Fitch downgraded South Africa's credit to junk this month over the firing of finance minister Pravin Gordhan, saying the move risked changes to government policy. Read More

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Attorney: Officials denied Hernandez's request for cellmate

Attorney: Officials denied Hernandez's request for cellmate

Army asked that both the district attorney and Hernandez' attorneys release a copy of the third letter to him and his client, so they could determine for themselves if it was meant for Kennedy. Kennedy, or any other individual, in or out of prison, exists". The lawyer also said Hernandez had promised to give Kennedy a $47,000 custom-made watch on his birthday last August, and had written letters to Hernandez's family. Read More

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China launches first homemade aircraft carrier amid North Korean crisis

The vessel also houses a ski jump-style deck for take offs, which experts say is cheaper to run than the catapults used by the USA, but limits the diversity of aircraft on board to smaller fighter jets. The launch of the aircraft carrier and China's efforts to ramp up the capabilities of its navy will be closely watched by India , which is now building its first home-grown carrier, the Vikrant. Read More

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Defiant Trump vows to take immigration case to Supreme Court

President Trump said Wednesday that he has "absolutely" considered proposals that would split up the 9th Circuit , where judges have blocked two of his executive actions. Yet while that rate may be higher than the average, it's not the absolute highest among the circuit courts, a distinction that goes to the 6th Circuit, based in OH, with an 87 percent average in those same years. Read More

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White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTA

The U.S. president has faced a series of setbacks since he took office in January, with courts blocking parts of his orders to limit immigration and the Republican-controlled Congress pulling legislation he backed to overhaul the U.S. Mr Trump must give Congress 90 days notice that he seeks to renegotiate the accord. After harsh rhetoric during the campaign, he has in recent weeks toned down his criticism, suggesting the relationship with Canada only needs tweaking. Read More

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Trump team to brief Senators on North Korea at White House

Trump team to brief Senators on North Korea at White House

Graham, a defense hawk who dined with Trump on Monday night, said North Korea should not underestimate the president's resolve. China has been angered, however, by USA deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence, or THAAD, missile defence system in South Korea, complaining its radar can see deep into China and undermines its security. Read More

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Norfolk Southern delivers 12 percent jump in 1Q profit

Norfolk Southern delivers 12 percent jump in 1Q profit

Savant Capital LLC now owns 5,537 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $537,000 after buying an additional 16 shares during the last quarter. The correct version of this news story can be read at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/04/27/q2-2017-eps-estimates-for-norfolk-southern-corp-boosted-by-analyst-nsc-updated.html. Read More

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Turkey gave less than 1 hour notice before Syria strikes

Turkey gave less than 1 hour notice before Syria strikes

Kurdish allies in Iraq and Syria were described as "unsafe", according to Air Force Col. John Dorrian, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve. A press release from the European Syriac Union , a group representing Assyrian/Syriac political and cultural organizations, the Turkish airstrikes targeted the town of Derek, Syria , and the Sinjar region of Iraq . Read More

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