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Daily Mail offers US First Lady payout and apology after defamatory claims


The president's wife, Melania, has successfully sued Britain's The Daily Mail after it suggested the former model had also worked as an escort. U.S. As a part of the settlement, the Daily Mail was required to post an apology on the home page. "To settle Mrs. Trump's two lawsuits against us, we have agreed to pay her damages and costs". Read More »

Christians celebrate Easter across conflict-torn Mideast


Easter celebrates the most radiant dynamic force there is - the resurrection of Christ. The Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur will be broadcasting this year's Easter vigil mass via its YouTube channel on Saturday. "Death is not the end of this attractive life", he said. In predominantly Orthodox Romania, Patriarch Daniel urged Christians to bring joy to "orphans, the sick, the elderly the poor. Read More »

Baseball batter struck in the head by sickening 151km/h fastball


Will the Diamondbacks upset the Giants once again at AT&T Park tonight at 10:15PM ET? "He's doing good. He's doing fine", manager Bruce Bochy said. Facing enigmatic Arizona right-hander Shelby Miller, Cain found the left-center field gap for his second hit of the season and his first extra-base knock since homering against the Reds on July 26 a season ago. Read More »

Assad calls chemical attack in Syria "a fabrication"

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov insisted Friday that inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons should visit both the Syrian air base, which the US said had served as a platform for the attack, and the area of the attack as soon as possible. Read More »

Turkey votes in landmark presidential referendum


Stations in eastern Turkey, which opened an hour earlier, were closed at 4:00 p.m. (1300 GMT). The co-leaders of Turkey's second largest opposition party, the pro-Kurdish Peoples Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, have been jailed on charges of links to Kurdish militants in what the party says is a deliberate move to eliminate them from the campaign. Read More »

Tensions build up between US, Russia over Syria strikes

The foreign ministers from Russia , Syria and Iran, meeting Friday in Moscow, said any further unilateral action by the Syria would be met with "grave consequences" and pose a danger to the entire world. Mr. Trump also called Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a barbarian and a butcher for the use sarin gas on his own people. Syria said the USA manufactured the chemical attack as an excuse to attack. Read More »

Christians as bellwether in Egypt's anti-terror campaign

Egypt's government imposed a three-month state of emergency following the bombings in Alexandria and the Nile Delta city of Tanta on Palm Sunday. In the Tanta attack, the bomber was able to enter the church and reach the front rows before blowing himself up. Read More »

Nine Malaysians arrive home from Pyongyang post Kim row

Suggestions of North Korea's involvement also lowered the country's already paltry standing on the world stage, analysts said, and reminded the globe about the risks of dealing with Pyongyang . On Thursday, both sides appeared to emphasise that ties were on the mend. Najib's statement did not mention the safe passage given to the North Koreans that police had wanted to question, but it did say the travel ban on North Koreans leaving Malaysia had been lifted. Read More »

Estes wins in Cowley County by 13 points

Ted Cruz was dispatched to campaign for Estes. A Democrat last won the fourth district in 1992. "If Jon Ossoff's fundraising numbers weren't enough of a wakeup call for Republicans, the election results in Kansas should be", said Georgia GOP strategist Chip Lake. Read More »

Truck attack angers Swedes, raises questions about policies


Swedish prosecutors on Sunday arrested a second person in connection with the truck attack case for suspected crimes against the nation and were holding four other people. Although some of them did not suffer life-threatening injuries and have since been released from hospital, it is reported that at least 10 remain in medical facilities in "serious condition". Read More »

Pence arrives in South Korea to start Asia trip

Trump has dispatched the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and an accompanying battle group to the Korean peninsula. Gen McMaster, who was in the Afghan capital, Kabul, said the USA would respond "in the best interest of the American people". Read More »

Dortmund player injured in bus blasts before Champions League match

Prosecutors have questioned the authenticity of another claim posted online, suggesting a left-wing extremist motive. "The explosives in the pipe bombs, which were filled with metal pins, might have come from the stocks of the German armed forces, but that's still being checked", the source told Welt am Sonntag Saturday. Read More »

Voting underway in Turkey's historic political referendum

Yildirim along with Erdogan led the campaign for a "yes" vote in the months leading up to the referendum. The 18 constitutional changes would convert Turkey's system of government from parliamentary to presidential, and abolish the office of the prime minister. Read More »

Sharks F Thornton hoping to play Game 3


In Game 1 , Couture received an elbow to the face from blue liner Eric Gryba. McDavid's blazing speed made this goal possible. DeBoer: "We definitely would have taken 1-1 after 2 games in Edmonton, now we'll regroup, go home and look for Game 3 to be our best one". Read More »

Trump Tweets: 'Things Will Work Out Fine Between The USA And Russia'

As the council debated its response on Thursday, the United States fired cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase that the USA says was used to launch the chemical attack. "And Russia said no to a resolution that would have helped promote peace in Syria". This view is a change from his stance just two weeks ago, when he said removing Assad was not a priority. Read More »

Gibraltar scolds Tusk, says European Union helping Spain to act like a…

Labour's shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry said Lord Howard's comments were "inflammatory" and would "not help Britain get what it needs from these hard Brexit negotiations". " Gibraltar's sovereignty has not changed, it will not change, and can not change without the consent of the people of Gibraltar and the UK". Madrid has urged the United Kingdom to calm down over Gibraltar , after former Conservative leader Lord Howard suggested Theresa May would defend the territory as ... Read More »

Britain urges North Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

Last year, Pyongyang attempted to launch a Musudan missile on April 15, an auspicious date on which millions celebrate Kim II Sung's birthday. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said Prime Minister Theresa May and Mr Johnson needed to use what influence they had with Mr Trump to tell him that "aircraft carrier diplomacy" was not the answer. Read More »

At least 24 killed in Syrian evacuation bus convoy explosion

Residents of Foua and Kefraya were agreed to be transferred to the outskirts of Aleppo City, the coastal province of Latakia or Damascus, while the gunmen and their families would leave for Idlib City under a deal reached between the Syrian government and the militants. Read More »

Syria blast kills 43 evacuees


Almost 70 children were among those killed when a suicide vehicle bomb tore through buses carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria, a monitor said yesterday. Critics say the deal amounts to "demographic engineering". The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported the convoy continued, and the first buses arrived late Saturday in Aleppo. Read More »

April the giraffe welcomes baby


April the giraffe is now caring for a baby male calf. A zookeeper described the birth as a "perfect delivery" and announced the gender of the baby after April and the calf had spent more time together. When April's water broke and her newborn calf literally popped out Saturday morning at approximately 9:53 a.m. ET, I had just three words to say, even as I sat in front of my laptop with no one else around to hear me shout out in glee. Read More »

Fears Grow of Trump 'Going Rogue' on N.Korea


The strike was announced because it was the first time the MOAB was used in combat and the size of the blast was certain to raise questions among locals, the official said, and was not dropped to send a message to North Korea. North Korea's vice foreign minister says, "We will go to war" if the USA chooses to provoke it. Military officials said the president has given the military wide latitude to fight the war on terrorism as they see fit. Read More »

Statement: US national security adviser arrives s Kabul


It is believed that the Trump administration will announce the future strategy of the U.S Forces in Afghanistan once the U.S delegation, under the leadership of McMaster, submits their assessments to the White House. But some critics called the action "disproportionate". The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) has also said that Kabul hopes the U.S government focuses on outsiders who continue to back terrorist organizations. Read More »

Liberals table bill to legalize pot

The existing program for access to medical marijuana would continue as it now exists. The marijuana task force led by former Liberal justice minister Anne McLellan had acknowledged provinces and territories would likely harmonize it with the age limit they now have in place for alcohol and tobacco. Read More »

Arsenal top four mission a 'massive' challenge, says Wenger


Some people tell me: 'Just give him what he wants.' But then you can not respect any more any wage structure and you put the club in trouble as well. In a move that was seen to improve morale in the dressing room with Arsenal now in seventh place and in danger of missing out on the top four for the first time under the Frenchman, the attempt was reportedly "blocked" by Wenger who was not receptive to the idea. Read More »