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Can not be complacent about potential threat of N. Korean missiles - United Kingdom minister

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Washington Free Beacon reporter Adam Kredo said on One America News that he does not envision China being willing to "go out on a limb" for North Korea should the US pursue military measures against the rogue nation's nuclear program. Mattis did not identify the type of missile but said it was not of intercontinental range, meaning it could not reach US territory. With a USA aircraft carrier group steaming to the area in a show of force, fears of a confrontation have been rising. Read More »

USA aid worker credits Trump for release by Egypt

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Hijazi, 30, has dual citizenship in the US and Egypt. While Trump did not publicly announce he was pressing the Egyptian government for Hijazi's release at the time , he was quietly negotiating her pardon, the Post reports . Hijazi's lawyers told the Associated Press that the charity worker was released late Tuesday, two days after a court acquitted her of all charges. Read More »

Hansa Trust PLC (HAN) to Issue GBX 8 Dividend

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The Company's segments are United Kingdom and worldwide. Howden Joinery Group Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 339.70 and a 52-week high of GBX 516.50. The company has market cap of $1.38 billion. In other Howden Joinery Group Plc news, insider Mark Robson bought 19,352 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 13th. Read More »

Why Isn't Jason Chaffetz Running For Reelection? The Move Raises Questions

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), who announced this week that he won't seek re-election in 2018, revealed Thursday that he might not even finish out his current term. "I have no doubt the 3rd Congressional District will be represented by a Republican", he added. In February, he was drowned out by boos at a town hall meeting, where constituents shouted, " Do your job! ". Read More »

Hughie Fury pulls out of world heavyweight title fight against Joseph Parker

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The unbeaten Brit was scheduled to face the WBO champion in New Zealand on May 6, in what would have been his first world title fight. Paco Valcarcel says the problem lies with Fury's team. KEVIN BARRY: Look there's still two weeks out to the fight, there's plenty of time for them to arrive, we made an offer to them a while back that they could come out here six weeks before the fight. Read More »

Bread Riots in Caracas as Venezuela Protests Escalate

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Unemployment now sits at 25% although many speculate it is actually much higher. Experts have previously said that under-fire President Nicolas Maduro will remain in power as long as Venezuelan's poorest citizens do not rise up. Liliana Altuna says looters armed with guns and knives attacked about 30 businesses in the community of El Valle over the course of five hours. They were met by tear gas and rubber bullets as they tried to march to downtown Caracas . Read More »

Trump's 'big announcement' on tax to be broad principles

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He said: "Such a big thing". People can't do their returns. In March, a Fox News poll found that 55 percent of participants believed they pay too much in taxes, The number was down from a record 63 percent in march 2015. Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said in a Friday interview with CNBC that there are aspects of the Dodd-Frank law which if taken away would have "potentially serious impacts on the economy, not immediately, but when times get tough". Read More »

Twelve People Killed in Venezuela in Overnight Violence

According to a firefighter, who spoke to Reuters on the condition of anonymity, the group of looters stormed into the La Mayer del Pan bakery, located in the working class neighbourhood of El Valle in Caracas . "Twenty days of resistance and we feel newly born", opposition lawmaker Freddy Guevara said at an outdoor news conference Thursday as residents looking out from balconies in a neighborhood at the heart of the protest movement cheered loudly in support. Read More »

North Korea warns Australia it is in nuclear weapon range

Mr Turnbull meanwhile said it was "self-evident" China had the capacity to bring more pressure to bear on North Korea . US Vice-President Mike Pence is in Australia, where his visit has been dominated by discussion on the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons and missiles programs. Read More »

Cloud Police Investigate Random Act of Violence at Walmart

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Cloud. De Beche is refusing to speak with police. The girl's mother says she heard a noise and thought the suspect was choking her daughter, but quickly determined that her daughter was being stabbed. De Beche did not provide any statements before being arrested. After spending some time in the store they told police they noticed an unknown male following them through the building. Read More »

Mexico already paying for wall

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But it seems he has now realized that getting another country to pay for something they decidedly don't want is a bit complicated. During Bill Clinton's administration, there were two full government shutdowns during 1995 and 1996 as politicians squabbled over the United States budget deficit. Read More »

N. Korea Unveils New Missiles in Massive Military Parade

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Pyongyang's rogue atomic ambitions have come into sharp focus in recent weeks, with United States President Donald Trump vowing a tough stance against the North and threatening unilateral action if China failed to help curb its neighbour's nuclear programme. Read More »

Novelist and conservationist Kuki Gallman shot in Kenya

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The 73-year-old author of the memoir " I Dreamed of Africa " was shot in the stomach after the vehicle she was driving in was ambushed by a group of gunmen, a family friend said. The illegal grazers have in the past months invaded Laikipia with more than 100,000 cattle, goats and sheep in search of pasture and water as drought continues to ravage most parts of the country. Read More »

Sheer horsepower: Cars displayed at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

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Automakers are scrambling to develop models with consumer appeal. It plans to sell vehicles in the United States and Europe after its China launch, to compete with global automakers. The company also confirmed that they plan to start manufacturing all-electric vehicles in China within two years. Deciding to make its first full-electric vehicle in China reconfirms Volvo's commitment to establishing the country as a global manufacturing and export hub. Read More »

France votes to elect a new President

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French overseas territories and French residents living in the U.S. and Canada began voting on Saturday. France's 10 percent unemployment, its lackluster economy and security issues topped voters' concerns. French President Francois Hollande cast his vote in Tulle in southwestern France. "If we're believers in freedom, we must live with it", said Marise Moron, a retired doctor. Read More »

Power restored in San Francisco after sweeping outage

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PG&E will conduct a thorough investigation to determine the factors that led to the equipment failure and subsequent power outage. As of 4 p.m., the number of customers who still did not have power had been reduced to less than 3,000. SFMTA reports that cable auto service is out and 5R bus service is now resuming. Kate Davis, from left, Alex Rodriguez, Molly Gasch and Marissa Osowsky work on steps across from their office at ‎BBDO San Francisco during a power outage in San Francisco , ... Read More »

After visa curbs, Australia toughens citizenship laws

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Amendments to the citizenship law will be put to parliament shortly. Prospective citizens will be required to show different ways in which they've been able to integrate and contribute to Australian society, such as evidence of employment, membership of community clubs and organisations, educational enrolment for children and more. Read More »

Democrat Jon Ossoff nearly pulls off upset in Georgia special election

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The National Right to Life Victory Fund was actively involved in the April 18 special election in Georgia's sixth district. And the Republicans in Georgia gerrymandered the heck out of it . Georgia's 6th congressional district has always been a GOP stronghold, represented in recent decades by a pair of high-profile, far-right Republicans Tom Price and Newt Gingrich. Read More »

Wall St rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record

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But that move reversed as the session wore on, with the yield on 10-year French government debt hitting its weakest since mid-January and the gap between it and its German equivalent falling to its tightest in three weeks. The S&P 500 posted 27 new 52-week highs and 1 new low; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 79 new highs and 35 new lows. Asian steelmakers were mostly steady or higher, as investors dismissed for now any negative impact from the launch of a US trade probe against Chinese steel ... Read More »

President Trump Defends Environmental Record on Earth Day

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Tina Maguylo, a co-organizer for Charlotte's march, said the main focus was about educating people on how science impacts their daily lives. Organizers portrayed the march as political but not partisan, promoting the understanding of science as well as defending it from various attacks, including proposed US government budget cuts under Trump, such as a 20 percent slice of the National Institute of Health. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly ouster last in shakeup

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For two decades O'Reilly has ruled the "no spin zone" with cable news' most popular show, and his ratings had never been higher. "This decision follows an extensive review done in collaboration with outside counsel". " Prince once told me that he would go to bed every night thinking of ways to bypass major labels and get his music directly to the public", Boxill said in the statement. Read More »

'No impact of Australian visa move on Indian techies'

At the same time, Australia too scrapped its temporary work visas for foreign workers, a bulk of whom are from India. Australia has abolished a visa programme - 457 visa - used by over 95,000 temporary foreign workers, majority of them Indians, to tackle the growing unemployment in the country. Read More »

American Airlines' employee suspended after row with passengers

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In the woman the woman can be seen standing while holding a baby in her arms. "You do that to me and I'll knock you flat", the passenger can be heard saying to the flight attendant. "What we see on this video does not reflect our values or how we care for our customers", the airline said in a statement. "In short, we are disappointed by these actions", the statement adds. Read More »