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Author: 0 Trump to visit Philippines, Vietnam in November for regional summits: Pence

The government is busy preparing for the 30th ASEAN Summit and related meetings in the Philippines from April 26 to 29. The ASEAN Summit this month coincides with President Rodrigo Duterte's bilateral meetings with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.

World US Republican uses word 'n****r' in conversation with black colleagues
Author: 0 US Republican uses word 'n****r' in conversation with black colleagues

Artiles apologized to Gibson late Tuesday after news reporters began asking questions about the incident, the Herald reports . Numerous people overheard Artiles' words to Thurston and Gibson. During the conversation, Gibson said Artiles referred to her as a "f*cking asshole" and a "bitch". Artiles called Gibson obscenities, including one particularly offensive to women, during a conversation at the members-only Governors Club, which is a short walk from the Capitol.

Author: 0 Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to U.S.

Tillerson, on his first visit to Russian Federation in his current role, struck a more conciliatory stance, but said ties and trust levels were at a low point and restated Washington's position that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must eventually relinquish power, a position starkly at odds with Russian Federation.

World As Patriots visited Trump, Gisele tweeted about anti-Trump climate rally
Author: 0 As Patriots visited Trump, Gisele tweeted about anti-Trump climate rally

Wednesday morning was no different, as he interrupted Press Secretary Sean Spicer during the daily White House press briefing. "The Patriots are an incredible organization and this Super Bowl victory was a complete team effort". Rob Gronkowski crashed the White House press briefing on Wednesday, drawing laughs from the surprised press corps. "How do you follow that?" On a more somber note, there was no mention of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, a convicted murder who committed ...

World North Korea celebrated its founder's birthday with an extravagant military display
Author: 0 North Korea celebrated its founder's birthday with an extravagant military display

China's state-run media warned that the US President was mistaken if he believed that piling military pressure on North Korea would resolve the regime's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. Other military hardware at the parade included tanks, multiple rocket launchers and artillery, as well as a solid-fuel missile created to be fired from submarines.

World North Korea missile launch fails: Seoul
Author: 0 North Korea missile launch fails: Seoul

But that missile, which USA officials said appeared to be a liquid-fuelled, extended-range Scud, only flew about 60 km (40 miles), a fraction of its range before spinning out of control. There was a high degree of confidence it was not an intercontinental ballistic missile, a USA official said on condition of anonymity. The huge military parade on Saturday showed off what appeared to be the country's increasingly sophisticated military hardware, including ballistic missiles, to the ...

World Indonesia's capital votes amid religious tension
Author: 0 Indonesia's capital votes amid religious tension

Indonesia's capital is on edge as a vote that has become a test of tolerance in the world's most populous majority-Muslim nation gets underway. More than 60,000 security personnel have been deployed around the capital before voting opens at 7 a.m., with unofficial results expected hours after polls close at 1pm.

World Sarah Palin Slams Elizabeth Warren For Stealing 'Fight Like a Girl' Line
Author: 0 Sarah Palin Slams Elizabeth Warren For Stealing 'Fight Like a Girl' Line

Ms Warren's Monday interview on CBS is part of a nationwide tour to promote her new book , " This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class ". Warren , who considered but ultimately decided against a 2016 White House bid, is extremely popular and influential with progressive voters across the nation.

Author: 0 Trump's chief strategist dumped from US National Security Council

The Associated Post and the BBC both report that President Donald Trump has removed Bannon from the National Security Council's Principals Committee. McMaster, who Trump picked in February to lead the council after Michael Flynn was sacked for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about undisclosed contacts he had with Russian operatives.

World Wisconsin churches on alert amid hunt for gun theft suspect
Author: 0 Wisconsin churches on alert amid hunt for gun theft suspect

A man believed to be Joseph Jakubowski recently mailed a 160-page anti-government manifesto to President Trump expressing grievances with the government, as well as anti-religion sentiments. This prompted the church to cancel its worship services that Sunday. Among other weapons, the suspect reportedly stole at least two assault rifles, several high-end handguns, and perhaps even silencers, which the shop advertises on its Facebook page.

Author: 0 Panneerselvam's 'no' to Sasikala family for AIADMK unity

The decision was taken by the cabinet of Chief Minister E K Palaniswami. Desperate to save the beleaguered ministers who had got embroiled in the cash-for-votes scam in the RK Nagar constituency by-election at the behest of Dinakaran, Thambidurai met Palaniswami on Monday, taking at face value OPS's statement that he welcomed a merger.

World Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit
Author: 0 Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit

Heimbach's suit refers to a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, in March 2016, at which several protesters were allegedly shoved and thrown out by Trump supporters. Vogel reported . They have also asked that Trump be awarded costs, expenses and attorney fees. Furthermore, even if these two jokers still love the president with all their heart and soul, it's just smart lawyering for them to bring in other potentially liable parties to the case-especially a deep-pocketed one like Donald ...

Author: 0 22 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

Police have launched a probe to ascertain whether the collapse was a natural calamity or an act of sabotage. Sri Lanka's Parliament was recently warned that 23 million tonne of garbage at Kolonnawa dump was a serious hazard. "Many say this could have been prevented if authorities had seen the scale of the disaster", Al Jazeera's Fernandez said. The AFP news agency said about 800 tonnes of waste were added to the Meethotamulla dump every day, and that the government had planned to remove ...

Author: 0 Fugitive Mexican ex-governor wanted for graft arrested in Guatemala

Duarte stood down past year in order to face the allegations against him, he said, after it was claimed that the Mexican government had found millions of dollars linked to him. PNG police announced an investigation into the unrest at the Manus Island facility, an offshore processing centre reopened in 2012 to detain people who try to enter Australia by boat.

Author: 0 Alabama GOP left to regroup after Gov. Bentley debacle

Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey was sworn in Monday night as the 54th governor of Alabama. The New York Times does note, however, that Ivey's detractors blame her for the state's nearly-failed prepaid college tuition program, which floundered during her tenure as treasurer.

Author: 0 Tillerson: U.S.-Russia relations are 'at a low point'

The civil war is separate from the US -led effort against the Islamic State group in the north of the country. Subtly mocking his guest, Lavrov said their talks were especially important because "not all key positions in the State Department have been filled yet".

Author: 0 Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

Voters head to the polls Tuesday for a special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district, the suburban Atlanta-based seat that's being billed as the first true test of the strength of the resistance movement against President Donald Trump .

Author: 0 Three people killed, several injured during protests in India's Kashmir

As per reports in Indian Media at least 70 polling stations were shut due to protests by Kashmiris. In the Charare-e-Sharif area of Budgam two people were killed when the paramilitary Border Security Force fired at protesters, he said. The security establishment was of the view that people may not dare to come out and vote. But despite the presence of large number of security personnel, the violence on Sunday was unusually high, the sources said.

Author: 0 North Korean leader appears in parade

On Thursday, CBS News was there as Kim cut the ribbon to open a large new residential neighborhood in Pyongyang - a gesture clearly created to show North Korea can survive further USA economic sanctions, and continue its nuclear program. The Vice Minister, speaking to the Associated Press , said North Korea will "certainly will not keep our arms crossed in the face of a USA pre-emptive strike".

World Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum
Author: 0 Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

The vote will take days to confirm. The report gave ammunition to opposition parties' attempt to contest the outcome. Reuters also reported that an initial assessment by the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) - the European monitor that was supposed to have been overseeing the voting - concluded that it "did not meet democratic norms".

Author: 0 Record number of Peterborough pupils get first choice primary school place

Of those 444 who were not offered one of their preferred schools, almost half failed to make use of all available preferences, limiting Kent's ability to offer them a preferred school. Figures show that 89% will get their first choice and 8.5% will go to schools which were their second or third preference. This figure has increased from 87.8 per cent previous year.

World Pakistan arrests 22 after student lynched over blasphemy
Author: 0 Pakistan arrests 22 after student lynched over blasphemy

Sharif's daughter, Maryam Nawaz, also expressed shock over the incident. "A legal request will be directed for Khan's murder", representative KP government Mushtaq Ghani said while conversing with Geo News. He says the state will not "tolerate" that citizens take the law "in their own hands". The notification, dated April 13, did not mention any details of the incident or a condemnation of the student's killing, even though the university's provost, Fayyaz Ali Shah, said it had been issued ...

World Hillary Clinton: Misogyny played role in election loss
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton: Misogyny played role in election loss

The U.S. government believes the chemical agent sarin was used in the attack. This is not just the right and moral position for the United States to take; this in our national security interest. Clinton said Congress should put aside party differences, set up an independent, nonpartisan commission to investigate, and take action to stop such Russian meddling.

World Hamas rejects threats by Palestinian leader
Author: 0 Hamas rejects threats by Palestinian leader

Samir Metir said that all the plant's fuel, purchased with funding from Qatar and Turkey, had been used up. Last week, Abbas announced that there will be soon "unprecedented measures" to be carried out in the Gaza Strip aiming at ending Hamas rule of the Gaza Strip that began when the Islamic movement violently seized control of Gaza in 2007.

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