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Esteri Scottish parliament backs bid for second independence referendum
Author: 0 Scottish parliament backs bid for second independence referendum

On Tuesday, the Scottish parliament voted by 69 votes to 59 for the second referendum, but the United Kingdom government in Westminster must give its approval before any such poll can be held. Sturgeon says her mandate for another vote was now "beyond question". On Tuesday, she said "it would be democratically indefensible and utterly unsustainable" for London to block a new Scottish vote.

Esteri Tillerson: 'No change' to Syria policy after strike
Author: 0 Tillerson: 'No change' to Syria policy after strike

Growing disagreements about Syria are just the latest obstacle to any plans President Donald Trump had to closer align the USA and Russian Federation on the world stage. "I think it has been confirmed one more time that the policies and everything that now happens in the USA prove a disappointing fact: it is the most unpredictable state".

Author: 0 Syria Strikes Ratchet Up Tension in US-Russian Relations

Britain's top diplomat was invited to visit Moscow by Russian Foreign Secretary Sergei Lavrov, and a government statement had said Johnson would visit his counterpart on April 10. "This clearly indicates the president is willing to take decisive action when called for", Tillerson said. A United States military official told CNN the Pentagon was examining specifically whether a Russian warplane had bombed a hospital in Khan Sheikhoun five hours after the initial chemical attack, with the aim ...

Esteri Strike on town hit with chemical weapons kills 1
Author: 0 Strike on town hit with chemical weapons kills 1

But as lawmakers called on Trump to consult with Congress on any future military strikes and a longer-term strategy on Syria, Trump administration officials sent mixed signals on the scope of USA involvement. Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, agreed. Mr Johnson condemned Russia's continued defence of Mr Al Assad "even after the chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians".

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushners' finances revealed in disclosure documents

Gary Cohn, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker who's now President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, listed assets of at least $254 million in an ethics filing. Financial information for members of Trump's Cabinet who needed Senate confirmation has, in most cases, been available for weeks through the Office of Government Ethics.

Author: 0 Samsung tips 48 percent jump in 1Q profit

Its sales stayed almost flat at 50 trillion won ($44 billion). Lee Jae-Yong denies charges of embezzlement and perjury. ― Reuters picSEOUL, April 7 ― Samsung Electronics Co Ltd forecast today its best quarterly profit in more than three years in the January-March period, beating expectations and putting it on track for record annual earnings on the back of a memory chip super-cycle.

Author: 0 Putin says bomb shows terror threat still real

In December 2013, a suicide bombing at a train station in Volgograd killed at least 16 people, in an attack linked to a network in Dagestan. Since November 2015, they had engaged in recruiting other central Asian migrants for Islamic State and for another banned Islamist movement, the Nusra Front, its statement said.

Esteri A 'proud' Trump lauds grandchildren's performance for Chinese president
Author: 0 A 'proud' Trump lauds grandchildren's performance for Chinese president

The children of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, the Jewish daughter and son-in-law of the president, performed for the Chinese president and his wife during their official visit to the United States. Trump also pressed forward with his rhetoric that the USA has been "treated unfairly" on the trade front. Peng Liyuan , accompanied by U.S. First Lady Melania Trump (not pictured), visited the art school on Friday.

Esteri Trump administration says no longer considering separating women, children at border
Author: 0 Trump administration says no longer considering separating women, children at border

Kelly. He said their input will be integral to the process. Kelly, testifying before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, said "we're not going to build a wall where it doesn't make sense" - but assured that the administration will secure the border with a combination of fences, electronics, towers, and wall structures in areas determined by Customs and Border Protection agents.

Esteri Democratic Senators Go Against Their Party, Support Gorsuch for Supreme Court
Author: 0 Democratic Senators Go Against Their Party, Support Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Manchin said while he opposes the use of a filibuster, he also opposes the nuclear option at this point. "It's tough enough without talking about it (publicly)", he said. In response, Mitch McConnell has gleefully embraced the "nuclear option" to blow up the filibuster. "We are going to get him confirmed one way or the other", Boozman said.

Esteri Committee of Administrators (COA) bars BCCI office bearers from decision-making
Author: 0 Committee of Administrators (COA) bars BCCI office bearers from decision-making

According to a number of full member representatives who were part of the SGM, N. Srinivasan - the former BCCI president and TNCA representative - was not able to get everyone on his side with a large group willing to back former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly for the post of BCCI's ICC board director.

Esteri Muslim Link Hands in Tribute to London Terror Attack
Author: 0 Muslim Link Hands in Tribute to London Terror Attack

I totally condemn his actions", Hydara said Monday, according to the Press Association news agency. Dr Wilcox said to the families who were there "I wish you all well" and asked the families to pass on her condolences to those who were unable to attend.

Esteri Trout's HR, Simmons' crazy tag lead Angels past Mariners 5-4
Author: 0 Trout's HR, Simmons' crazy tag lead Angels past Mariners 5-4

Considering how last season went, and how the projections for this year looked, the Angels probably wouldn't have been terribly upset if they'd settled for a 4-3 week by losing this one. Austin Romine followed with a sacrifice fly and a throwing error by Jonathan Schoop allowed the fourth run to score. The game already tied. Diaz pumped a 97 miles per hour fastball over the inside corner and Pennington yanked it over the head of right fielder Mitch Haniger, for the sixth walk-off hit of his ...

Author: 0 Putin Denies Russia Meddled in US Election: 'Watch My Lips - No'

The summit is set to take place at Finlandia Hall in Helsinki on September 18-20, 2017, according to the event's official website. "We are just waiting for when the situation improves", Putin said . "We are waiting for the situation to normalise and become more stable". The Associated Press reported earlier this month that Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, worked for billionaire Oleg Deripaska, known to be a close ally of Putin's.

Author: 0 Airlift of forces in Syria shows growing US involvement

It said the dam was at risk of collapse because of airstrikes and increased water levels. The move on Tabqa Dam is occurring despite an unresolved USA dispute with Turkey over which Syrian forces should recapture Raqqa. The worldwide coalition battling the Islamic State group in its Syrian stronghold of Raqa will begin a final push on the city in the coming days, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said today.

Esteri Alabama Governor's Impeachment Proceedings Are On Hold
Author: 0 Alabama Governor's Impeachment Proceedings Are On Hold

The Alabama Supreme Court is allowing lawmakers to move forward with impeachment hearings against Gov. Robert Bentley, who has been fighting to stay in office after allegations that he inappropriately used his position to cover up an affair with a top aide.

Author: 0 Egypt's president declares three-month emergency

The first bombing at the Mar Girgis church in Tanta city north of Cairo killed 27 people, the health ministry said. Pope Tawadros II, head of the Coptic Church, was inside the church in Tanta when the attack took place and was reportedly a target for the suicide bomber.

Esteri United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia
Author: 0 United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed disappointment Friday at Russia's hostile reaction to missile strikes against Syria, but said Moscow's trenchant support for the regime was unsurprising. "We don't believe we need dialogue with London more than (London) needs it (with us)". However, the White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, refused to discuss any next steps - military or diplomatic - as the world struggled to understand Trump's policy on the civil war.

Author: 0 Siria, Nord Corea: "Attacco Usa giustifica"

La Corea del Nord ha effettuato dall'ottobre 2006 cinque test di esplosioni di altrettanti ordigni atomici , due solo lo scorso anno e le immagini satellitari raccolte dagli americani da settimane lasciano intendere che si prepari ad effettuarne un sesto, in palese violazione delle sanzioni Onu.

Esteri Six arrested as protest over USA strikes in Syria turns violent
Author: 0 Six arrested as protest over USA strikes in Syria turns violent

They were largely organized on social media by the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition, which called the United States assertion that the Syrian government carried out attacks on its own people "unsubstantiated" and demanded an independent investigation.

Esteri Plan to overhaul Baltimore's police goes before the public
Author: 0 Plan to overhaul Baltimore's police goes before the public

Sessions ordered his underlings to do a review of the agreements, nearly certainly with the goal of terminating them, if he can get away with it. Consent decrees are backed up by court orders, so, technically, the Justice Department can't just walk away from its legal obligations .

Author: 0 After Syria strike, Trump's emerging doctrine is flexibility

President Donald Trump speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla ., Thursday, April 6, 2017, after the USA fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria Thursday night in retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians.

Author: 0 Russia, Iran army chiefs vow to continue Syria fight

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the gas attack in Syria as he and Jordan's King Abdullah (not pictured) hold a joint news conference in the Rose Garden after their meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 5, 2017. Officials said a drone belonging to either Russian Federation or Syria was seen hovering over the site after the assault earlier this week. At the United Nations, Russia's deputy ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, strongly criticized what he called the U.S.

Author: 0 Allies Rally Behind US After Syria Strikes, Kremlin Continues Condemnation

The UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called off a visit to Moscow , saying the situation had changed "fundamentally" and he would work with the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst told VOA. Peskov also said that the risk of a direct collision between the USA and Russian Federation in Syria has "significantly increased".

Esteri Busy Phillips says she 'almost murdered' in an Uber
Author: 0 Busy Phillips says she 'almost murdered' in an Uber

She added, "Basically I was like, 'I will not be killed tonight!' and I jumped out and started screaming at this freaking creepy Uber driver. I made Marc and I get out of the auto, and I was screaming". It's unclear exactly what could have happened last night in that Uber vehicle, but we are glad the actress and her husband are safe. "We got into this Uber".

Author: 0 Rand Paul: Trump Syria Attack Violates Constitution

Trump burnished an "America first" foreign policy during his 2016 campaign, warning that rival Hillary Clinton would dangerously order US soldiers into worldwide conflicts. Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham, once considered for press secretary in the Trump White House , tweeted: "Missiles flying". John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen.

Esteri Moscow Recognises West Jerusalem as Israel's Capital
Author: 0 Moscow Recognises West Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

Israel's Foreign Ministry had no immediate comment on the Russian statement . The Palestinian Authority, which exercises limited self-rule in the occupied West Bank, denies incitement and charges that in many cases, Israel has used excessive force in thwarting attackers armed with rudimentary weapons.

Author: 0 Senate approves Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Garland, for the vacant seat left by Justice Antonin Scalia, who died on February 13, 2016, with more than 11 months left in Obama's term. Republicans blocked Barack Obama from filling the seat all past year. There was nothing Senate Democrats could really do to halt Gorsuch's nomination or even slow it down, as Republicans control both the White House and Congress.

Author: 0 USA comment terse on latest North Korea missile

The United States has spoken enough about North Korea. Wit said the clash in objectives for North Korea would create "problems that the Chinese can take advantage of", further relegating the U.S. And he is not alone in issuing such thinly veiled threats. Trump also thanked Acting President Hwang for his support for the USA military's missile strikes on a Syrian military base on Thursday.

Author: 0 Boat Race to go ahead after wartime bomb removed near starting line

The Oxford cox Sam Collier is lifted up and embraced by a team member after winning the annual men's boat race. That impressive display took attention away from the Oxford mistake that saw them concede a boat-length deficit off the start, when one of the crew's blades became stuck in the water.

Esteri Liverpool FC announce post-season friendly against Sydney
Author: 0 Liverpool FC announce post-season friendly against Sydney

The Reds now sit 3rd in the Premier League and could head to Sydney after one of their mostly successful seasons in recent history. Liverpool's trip down under adds to what will be a big off-season for Australian football fans with Brazil to face off against Argentina and the Socceroos at the MCG in June, while Arsenal will take on Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers at ANZ Stadium during July.

Esteri Gorsuch confirmed as Supreme Court justice after controversial 'nuclear' rule change
Author: 0 Gorsuch confirmed as Supreme Court justice after controversial 'nuclear' rule change

The path to confirmation took unprecedented steps. The confirmation wins them control of a court which is the final arbiter on the most controversial USA legal issues. The court's ideological leaning could help determine the outcome of cases involving the death penalty, abortion, gun control, environmental regulations, transgender rights, voting rights, immigration, religious liberty, presidential powers and more.

Esteri Jay Z's catalog has been pulled from Apple Music and Spotify
Author: 0 Jay Z's catalog has been pulled from Apple Music and Spotify

Apparently, the only times Jay Z appears across the entirety of Spotify now are on the R Kelly collaborations Unfinished Business and Best Of Both Worlds , as well as a handful of singles he did with other artists. As of now (April 7), Tidal and Amazon exclusively hold all of the rapper's music. While Apple has done its best to secure exclusives with artists over the past year or so, there are also things that it can not control, like when an artist no longer wants to continue to ...

Author: 0 Denver letter carriers attacked by dogs previous year

Safety Director Linda DeCarlo said. Los Angeles mail carriers were more likely than those in other cities to face an attack a year ago, with 80 reported incidents. And dog attacks can be catastrophic. Keep your dogs secured! They say be especially careful when opening the door for a postal worker, as many attacks happen when dogs squeeze out and chase the mail carrier.

Author: 0 Trump to visit China; Xi approves 100-day trade talks plan

But the two days of meetings appeared heavier on optics than substance. Pivoting off what the White House considers a successful USA missile strike in Syria, the Trump administration sent a not-so-subtle message Sunday to North Korea: Don't risk being next.

Esteri Former South Korean President Arrested for Corruption
Author: 0 Former South Korean President Arrested for Corruption

Here's what is likely to happen. After questioning Park during the March 30 hearing for the arrest warrant requested by the prosecutors, Kang Bu-yeong, the judge in charge of warrants for the Seoul Central District Court, issued the warrant at 3:03 am on March 31.

Author: 0 EU's Tusk, Britain's May seek smooth start to Brexit talks

Downing Street said the Mrs May had made clear there could be no change to its status without the consent of its people. The source said they agreed to keep a constructive approach and "seek to lower tensions that may arise, also when talks on some issues like Gibraltar inevitably will become difficult".

Author: 0 Can the president attack another country without Congress?

Many loved the plan, and it was a key campaign ideal that supporters enjoyed. "It would be hypocritical and morally wrong to bomb the people of Syria who are trapped there because of our government's decisions". Eid made the point that people in Syria being gassed (pictured), do not want to be refugees, they want to stay in their own country. "If America is involved on that, it will be changed, everything", he said with the help of a translator.

Esteri Tillerson cites Russian inaction as helping to fuel Syrian poison gas attack
Author: 0 Tillerson cites Russian inaction as helping to fuel Syrian poison gas attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive USA actions against Syria were not permissible and violated worldwide law, the Kremlin said. "My priority is now to continue contact with the U.S. and others in the run up to the G7 meeting on 10-11 April - to build coordinated global support for a ceasefire on the ground and an intensified political process", Johnson said.

Esteri Twitter Suit Ends: US Drops Request to Unmask User
Author: 0 Twitter Suit Ends: US Drops Request to Unmask User

District Court in California, asks the court to void the summons . The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the immigration agency, didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. As Mashable reports , Twitter was not one of the companies shown to be feeding the National Security Administration information about their users in whistleblower Edward Snowden's leaks.

Author: 0 Seoul Test Fires Missile amid 'Little Progress' in Reining in North Korea

Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile on April 5, just ahead of a highly-anticipated China-US summit at which Pyongyang's weapons program is set to top the agenda. Abe also told reporters at his official residence that he was watching to see how China would respond to Pyongyang after President Xi Jinping meets with Trump at the US leader's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

Author: 0 Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon blames Russian Federation for Syrian deaths

Her comments appeared at odds with those of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said the USA missile strike was aimed exclusively at deterring the use of chemical weapons by Assad. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has stated America's main focus in Syria is still the defeat of ISIS, despite an attack on Bashar al-Assad this week.

Esteri Parks' Easter Egg Dash rescheduled for Tuesday
Author: 0 Parks' Easter Egg Dash rescheduled for Tuesday

There will be two hunts organized by age group. On Easter Sunday, April 16, the public is invited to attend a special program starting at 6:30 p.m. City staff says it only takes 10 minutes for every egg to be found. "I think it's great to build those skills now because the children are energetic and like to help", Prokop said. There will be Easter videos at the 7:24 Shelter where the egg dyeing will take place.

Author: 0 US Could Deploy Nuclear Weapons in South Korea

North Korea considers Syria an ally. -South Korea military drills, which the North sees as a preparation for war. Trump responded by saying that the missile attack was meant to make sure chemical weapons will never again be used following the casualties among Syrian civilians, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda said.

Esteri European Union sees Brexit summit in late April or early May
Author: 0 European Union sees Brexit summit in late April or early May

Once those are in place, giving a negotiating mandate to the EU executive, the European Commission, chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier should be able to schedule talks with his British counterpart, Brexit Secretary David Davis. Some airlines have already started to seek alternative headquarters , and to examine how they might ensure that their shareholding is majority-EU owned, possibly through the forced disinvesting of British shareholders.

Author: 0 Haley: Attack on Syria 'one of the president's finest hours'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other Russian officials will be asked "to fulfill the obligation it made to the global community when it agreed to be the guarantor of the elimination of the chemical weapons", Tillerson told ABC's "This Week".

Author: 0 Church bombing north of Egypt's capital kills 13

George's Church in Tanta, about 50 miles north of Cairo , killing 27 and injuring 78, according to the Associated Press . "To my beloved brother father Tawadros II, to the Coptic church and to the whole beloved Egyptian nation, I express my deep condolences".