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Author: 0 Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

A slight clash ensued, out of which Oxford emerged the better and drew away to a length as the crews approached Hammersmith Bridge. In 2016 the Cambridge women's boat nearly sank in the Thames, allowing Oxford to pull away and cruise to an easy victory.

Global Media Tillerson, Russia's foreign minister discuss Syria strike
Author: 0 Tillerson, Russia's foreign minister discuss Syria strike

Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov expressed his views to American secretary of state Rex Tillerson in their first telephone conversation since the strikes on an airbase near Homs. The Russian foreign minister said the pair agreed to continue discussions on Syria in person. "Part of the discussions when I visit Moscow next week is to call upon Foreign Minister Lavrov and the Russian government to fulfill the obligation it made to the global community when it agreed to be the guarantor ...

Global Media Four children among 9 civilians dead in US Syria strike: State media
Author: 0 Four children among 9 civilians dead in US Syria strike: State media

Iran strongly condemned the USA missile attack on a Syrian army airbase, calling it a "dangerous" action, state TV reported on Friday. Sources on the ground said the offensive was successfully repelled by the Syrian army. No Russians are reported to have been injured in the United States airstrikes in Syria . "They attacked the Syrian airbase, our people were not there", Shamanov stated.

Global Media Pakistani police kill 10 militants in eastern Lahore city
Author: 0 Pakistani police kill 10 militants in eastern Lahore city

At least 10 suspected Jamaatul Ahrar militants were killed during an encounter with Punjab police's Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Manawan area on Friday night. Five of the dead terrorists were identified as Anwarul Haq, Abdullah, Atta-ur-Rehman, Imam Shah and Irfan Khan while the remaining five are being identified.

Global Media Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea
Author: 0 Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea

The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday overwhelmingly passed legislation calling for relisting North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism and a resolution condemning North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile development. And now, experts agree, North Korea is closing in on the ability to hit the United States with a missile, a goal that for decades has been the subject of Pyongyang's vivid propaganda posters.

Author: 0 Russian police check suspicious object in St. Petersburg

Petersburg subway stations, is an ethnic Uzbek who came to Russian Federation from the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan. Russian police in St. Petersburg have made an explosive device safe after a raid on a property in the city. The bomb detonated inside the train as it traveled between two major hub stations in the center of the city. He stayed in St. Petersburg when his parents moved back to Kyrgyzstan.

Global Media US Navy sends strike group toward Korean peninsula
Author: 0 US Navy sends strike group toward Korean peninsula

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday likewise talked about a call for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, saying North Korea has been engaged in a pattern of " provocative behavior". A quarter-century ago, the USA removed its nuclear forces from the Korean peninsula; should it choose to position them there again, it would mark the first overseas deployment of such weapons since the end of the Cold War.

Author: 0 South Korea test fires 800km-range missile

It wasn't immediately known if the much shorter distance of Wednesday's flight meant a failed launch. "North Korea fired an unidentified projectile in Sinpo, South Hamgyong Province, into the East Sea", South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said , according to Yonhap news agency, using the local name for the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

Global Media Wonga Gets Hacked And 245000 Customers Affected
Author: 0 Wonga Gets Hacked And 245000 Customers Affected

Wonga has warned its customers that personal data, including their home addresses, phone numbers and bank details, may have been stolen. It went on to say that the lender believed Wonga accounts had not been compromised, but customers were advised to look out for unusual activity across their accounts.

Global Media Hungary: Thousands rally in support of Soros-founded school
Author: 0 Hungary: Thousands rally in support of Soros-founded school

The Hungarian parliament adopted a bill on April 4 requiring foreign universities to have a campus and similar courses in their country of origin, which could force the CEU to close. The protesters said they wanted to convince Ader to reject the Bill and refer it to a constitutional review. The university now enrolls over 1,400 students from 108 countries.

Author: 0 One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1

When we had jumped Saturday's Grand National victor over our specially constructed Aintree fence to give experience of the obstacles he was about to jump, it had not gone well. "This is a fairytale but for excellent medical care I wouldn't have made it", said Fox. It's been an absolutely unbelievable day. "The day has really been about the sheer volume of business and interest, obviously driven by the fact it is trained locally in Milnathort by Lucinda Russell and given that Derek Fox rode ...

Global Media US, Canada, Mexico launch historic joint bid to host 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 US, Canada, Mexico launch historic joint bid to host 2026 World Cup

That is three years later than originally scheduled because of corruption allegations surrounding the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russian Federation and Qatar. Mexico has played in 15 World Cups, the most of any CONCACAF nation. FIFA World Cup Trophy is displayed during an exhibition of Italian Football Federation Trophies and Memorabilia.

Global Media Man accused of dashing, diving into ocean to avoid pricey restaurant bill
Author: 0 Man accused of dashing, diving into ocean to avoid pricey restaurant bill

His music isn't as good and the crime he's accused of not almost as notorious as the real thing, but aspiring Australian rapper "2pec" is still making waves after his dine and dash from a seafood restaurant. Speaking to reporters outside the court he said he only left the restaurant because he needed to help a friend of his who was giving birth on the beach.

Author: 0 Johnson cancels Moscow visit after Syria gas attack

Opening his visit to Italy, Mr Tillerson traveled up a winding mountain road to Sant'Anna di Stazzema, the Tuscan village where the Nazis massacred more than 500 civilians during World War II. Mr Tillerson echoed the comments, telling Face The Nation on CBS , the Russians "have played now for some time the role of providing cover for Bashar Assad's behaviour".

Global Media Russian computer scientist arrested in Spain
Author: 0 Russian computer scientist arrested in Spain

A Spanish court specializing in worldwide cases will rule on whether he will be sent to the US. A spokesman for the Russian embassy in Madrid announced the arrest Sunday, but did not say why Peter Levashov was taken into custody. Acting as a moderator on various online forums for hackers, Levashov reportedly served "as the virtual linchpin connecting virus writers with huge spam networks - including some that Severa allegedly created and sold himself".

Author: 0 Abe, Trump agree on close coordination over N. Korea issues

Speculation of an imminent nuclear test is brewing as the North marks major anniversaries this month including the 105th birthday of its founding leader - usually celebrated with a demonstration of military might. The US has also explained to China, America's position on the deployment of the USA -supplied High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea, arguing that it is aimed at countering North Korea's missile threat, which Washington views as serious.

Global Media Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal
Author: 0 Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

American John Isner defeated Sam Groth 7-6 (7/5) 6-3 in the dead rubber singles on Sunday as Australia won the tie 3-2. U.S. captain Jim Courier threw another curve ball by sending world No 25 Querrey onto Pat Rafter Arena instead of No 15 Jack Sock, who was originally slated to face the in-form Kyrgios.

Author: 0 Defiant May rules out Brexit talks over Gibraltar's sovereignty

Michel Barnier told European Union legislators on Wednesday that "to succeed, we need on the contrary to devote the first phase of negotiations exclusively to reaching agreement on the principle of the exit". The EPP's leader, Manfred Weber of Germany, told the assembly that "we want a fair and constructive atmosphere", but warned that Britain can not get a better deal by leaving the bloc, instead of staying inside.

Author: 0 Church Bombing North of Egypt's Capital Kills 13

At least 17 people were killed at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendom in Egypt , where Pope Tawadros II was leading Palm Sunday prayers. "The attack will only harden the determination (of the Egyptian people) to move forward on their trajectory to realise security, stability and comprehensive development", he said.