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Global Media White House Backs Off As Lawmakers Work To Avert Shutdown
Author: 0 White House Backs Off As Lawmakers Work To Avert Shutdown

Friday's vote comes after the White House and some congressional Republicans retreated from attempts to bring a GOP-crafted rewrite of the President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act to a floor vote on Friday or Saturday. Lowey noted the legislation, known as a continuing resolution, was the third stopgap spending measure during the current fiscal year.In addition to opposition from Democrats, there are deep divisions among Republicans over exactly how to change the tax code and overhaul the ...

Author: 0 British Counterterrorism Police Shoot A Woman And Arrest 6 Other Suspects

The raids by counter-terrorism officers marked an increase in police activity in the hours after a man was arrested Thursday afternoon near Parliament and Downing Street while allegedly carrying large knives in a rucksack. One of six people arrested in a counter terrorism operation in London on Thursday was once suspected of trying to travel to Syria to join so-called Islamic State, it has emerged.

Global Media North Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nuclear weapons
Author: 0 North Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nuclear weapons

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from a site in South Pyeongan province north of Pyongyang early Saturday, South Korean and US military officials said . Tension had spiked on the Korean peninsula over concern the North may conduct a long-range missile test, or its sixth nuclear test, around the time of the April 15 anniversary of its state founder's birth, or the day marking the founding of its military this week.

Global Media ASEAN wants Korean peninsula 'denuclearization'
Author: 0 ASEAN wants Korean peninsula 'denuclearization'

He called on DPRK to engage with United Nations human rights mechanisms and with the global community to address the grave human rights situation and improve the living conditions of its people. The Council expressed its utmost concern over the North Korea's "highly destabilizing behavior and flagrant and provocative defiance of the Security Council by conducting this ballistic-missile launch in violation of its worldwide obligations under its successive resolutions on the issue between 2006 ...

Global Media Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US
Author: 0 Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US

It's not yet clear why Kim might have been detained, other than as a possible bargaining tool for North Korea in global negotiations over its nuclear program and a dire need for imports of foodstuffs, coal and other vital supplies - the bulk of which come from China.

Author: 0 Le Pen Says Eurosceptic Dupont-Aignan is her PM Pick

Speaking at a news conference Saturday with Dupont-Aignan, Le Pen said they she and the conservative will defend what now becomes their shared program "hand-in-hand". Le Pen and Melenchon won a combined 40 percent of the vote in the first round after populist campaigns that tapped into widespread frustration with mainstream politics.

Author: 0 Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns

About 70 percent of taxpayers take the standard tax deduction when they file their taxes. The president's proposal further calls for repealing the alternative minimum tax, ending the so-called "death tax" and eliminating many tax breaks that benefit high-income individuals, Cohn said.

Author: 0 British police thwart active terrorism plot after woman shot

All four were being held on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts. London: The British Muslim shot dead during a terror attack on Parliament in March had claimed he was waging jihad in revenge against Western military action in countries in the Middle East, it emerged yesterday.

Author: 0 Arkansas executes inmate after high court clearance

He became the first prisoner to be put to death in the state's original plan that called for eight executions over an 11-day span before its supply of midazolam expires at the end of April. Since the Supreme Court ruled to reinstate the death penalty in 1973, the 31 U.S. states that have the death penalty have carried out 1,448 executions, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.

Author: 0 Turkish military says kills 14 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

The escalation of force between Ankara and the YPG could complicate the operation to liberate Raqqa, the ISIS capital in Syria. The outlet notes that there is a presence of at least 200 U.S. The Turkish military gave the US -led coalition against Islamic State less than an hour of advance notice, a USA coalition spokesman said on Wednesday, describing it as inadequate time to ensure the safety of forces on the ground.

Author: 0 North Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

Harris said he has adequate forces to "fight tonight" against North Korea if that were to become necessary. In Berlin Wednesday, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said North Korea must suspend its nuclear activities, but "on the other side, the large-scale military maneuvers in Korean waters should be halted".

Global Media UK's May to Japan's Abe
Author: 0 UK's May to Japan's Abe

Mr Abe said it is his expectation that stakeholders and investors from outside the European Union will be able to have "clear future prospects" following Brexit. Japan has already warned that businesses with their European headquarters in the United Kingdom may decide to transfer their head-office function to continental Europe if EU laws cease to be applicable in the United Kingdom after its withdrawal.

Global Media Police ID man charged in Kentucky machete attack
Author: 0 Police ID man charged in Kentucky machete attack

He was charged with first- and fourth-degree assault and three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. She said Republican. He said OK, then asked some other girl. "They were very on it". But we will move on by doing what we are all here to do: we will continue to educate the men and women entrusted to our care.

Author: 0 French presidential hopeful Le Pen names nationalist as prime minister

Instead Le Pen emerges as a patriot, and pro-France candidate who has clear plans of not only improving country's economy and resolve unemployment issues - she also pledges of combating radical Islam and terrorism, and for the benefit of the French people, she wants to renegotiate certain issues with the European Union.

Author: 0 Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia

The site has been blocked under a provisional administrative order without a court order, but Turkey Blocks said an order is expected in the coming days. According to a report in the BBC, it was not initially clear why the ban had been imposed. Turkey has become notorious over the last years for temporarily blocking access to popular sites, including Facebook and Twitter, in the wake of major events such as mass protests or terror attacks.

Author: 0 Housing, Jobs, Political Donations Spark BC Election Debate Battles

Green Leader Andrew Weaver holds one seat in the legislature, but is hoping for a political breakthrough, traded barbs throughout the 90 minute debate with Horgan , saying the New Democrats have no vision and the party's only plan is to be better than the Liberals.

Author: 0 At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"

She could be summoned by the parliament as early as next week to provide explanations about the case, though if she were she might decide not to appear, with the second round due to be held on May 7. Le Pen senior went on to suffer a stinging defeat when mainstream parties closed ranks to keep him out. Le Pen has called for France to take back control of its borders from the European Union and deport all foreigners on a terror watchlist, accusing Macron of being soft on security.

Global Media Police in Scotland warn lawmakers over suspicious packages
Author: 0 Police in Scotland warn lawmakers over suspicious packages

Representatives across Scotland have been sent advice by police on what to do if a suspicious package is received. Officers were called to Mr Nicolson's office in East Dunbartonshire on Tuesday afternoon, while emergency services attended at Angus Council's municipal buildings in Forfar on Wednesday.