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Author: 0 Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to Washington for talks

The invitation for Duterte to the visit White House at an unspecified date appeared to be the latest example of the affinity Trump has shown for some foreign leaders with shaky human rights or autocratic reputations. Duterte's pledge to stop the country turning into a narco-state has proved wildly popular with millions of Filipinos looking for a quick solution to crime and corruption.

Author: 0 Brexit gets nasty as EU accuses Britain of unrealistic aims

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has dismissed a leak of hard Brexit talks as " tittle-tattle " amid further reports of concerns in Brussels. "Every vote for me and my local team in this election will be a vote to demonstrate that unity of objective, to strengthen my negotiating position, and to help me secure the best possible deal", she wrote.

Global Media At least one person dead after stabbing at UT Austin, police say
Author: 0 At least one person dead after stabbing at UT Austin, police say

Then I turned around and started running ... Monday evening, Graham Independent School District identified the deceased as Harrison Brown, who was a part of Graham High School's graduating class of 2016. The UT Austin official safety alert system sent out a text about 30 minutes after the incident occurred, according to The Daily Texan . University President Greg Fenves issued a statement that said in part: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.

Author: 0 USA won't seek South Korean money for THAAD

In a 35-minute phone call Sunday morning, McMaster told Kim Kwan-jin, South Korea's national-security adviser, that the US would finance Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or Thaad , as agreed to by the two countries past year, according to a statement from South Korea's presidential Blue House.

Global Media Dilip Pandey quits, Gopal Rai will be new Delhi AAP convenor
Author: 0 Dilip Pandey quits, Gopal Rai will be new Delhi AAP convenor

Post MCD elections in Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has been hit by a number of resignations from some of the parties top leadership. Speaking to the media on the BJP's massive victory, Amit Shah on Wednesday said the party's win in the Delhi civic polls was a vote in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three years in power and a vote against the "negative politics" of the AAP.

Author: 0 Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

The White House said the current visa program undercuts American workers by bringing in cheaper labour. Turnbull's statement resonated the stance taken by the Trump administration in the U.S. The prime minister said the new system would be "manifestly, rigorously, resolutely conducted in the national interest". "It's lost its credibility", Turnbull said.

Author: 0 Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

The new rules won't apply to those now on 457 visas. In a move seen as a reaction to pressure from Labor and One Nation, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said 457 visas would no longer be passports to jobs that could and should go to Australians.

Author: 0 Trump Lauds Kim Jong-Un, Calls Him a 'Pretty Smart Cookie'

When pressed on if being "not happy" would mean military action, Trump demurred. "I mean, we'll see", adding he expects China to exert pressure on Pyongyang. Trump assailed the failed launch as a show of disrespect toward its ally China. After discussing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Dickerson asked if Trump thought he would use military force against the dictator.

Global Media 2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days
Author: 0 2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days

Mosul, Iraq's second biggest city, was captured by the ultra-hardline Sunni Muslim fighters in 2014, but government forces have retaken much of it during an operation that has lasted six months. The battle for west Mosul - which was launched in mid-February - has taken a heavy toll on civilians, with hundreds killed or wounded in the fighting, and more than 200,000 displaced.

Global Media Bills fire GM Doug Whaley one day after National Football League draft ends
Author: 0 Bills fire GM Doug Whaley one day after National Football League draft ends

The Buffalo Bills fired Whaley in a move that came a day after the National Football League draft, and further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team. Whaley had taken over the team's search for a coach. The Bills, and Terry and Kim Pegula, didn't initially bring him on board to the organization, so that's what the owner was alluding to.

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen gaining on Emmanuel Macron in French election polls

The far-right candidate came in third in the presidential race in 2012, and will end up no less than second in 2017. He visited a Holocaust memorial in Paris on Sunday and a village burned down by the Nazis in World War Two last week. Fifteen years later, his gravel-voiced daughter believes she can become France's first woman president, and the first from the National Front (FN) party that her father founded.

Global Media German Chancellor Angela Merkel Arrives in Saudi Arabia Without Headscarf
Author: 0 German Chancellor Angela Merkel Arrives in Saudi Arabia Without Headscarf

German Chancellor Angela Merkel waved the legal requirement to wear a head covering in public during her one-day visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday, but discussions centered on business cooperation and the complex geopolitics of the region. It includes CEOs of the largest German companies interested in the economic changes taking place in the Kingdom under Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Plan 2020.

Global Media ASEAN summit leaders discuss DPRK, South China Sea
Author: 0 ASEAN summit leaders discuss DPRK, South China Sea

The 72-year-old leader, however, faced calls to bring up the ruling in the summit of leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations that he hosted Saturday. He told a press conference at the end of the summit that the U.S. "yields the biggest stick" but urged it "to be prudent and be patient", he told a press conference at the end of the summit.

Author: 0 Kurdish leader: We're America's best friend in Syria; Turkey bombed us anyway

However, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies disagree on the Syrian-Kurdish YPG, which the United States sees as a useful partner in the fight against Islamic State in Syria. Turkish forces and their Syrian allies have divided their time between fighting ISIS and fighting USA -backed Kurdish forces. "If we are against global terrorism, then we need to tell them [U.S.] about these issues", Erdogan said.

Author: 0 United Airlines Reaches Settlement With Passenger Violently Dragged Off Plane

On April 9, Dao boarded a a plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport bound for Louisville, Ky. Dao's lawyers announced the deal Thursday, but did not disclose the financial terms of the settlement. David Dao, a 69-year-old Kentucky physician, made headlines after he was caught on film being forcibly removed from his seat and removed from the, apparently, overbooked plane.

Author: 0 Trump signs two executive orders on trade

That year, Ronald Reagan was recovering from an assassination attempt. President Jimmy Carter did not attend in 1978 and in 1980. Before arriving at the arena, Trump visited a nearby tool manufacturing company for a run-of-the-mill photo op, signing a pair of executive orders.

Author: 0 President Trump Vows Continued Fight for Freedom

The organization had invested heavily in the Trump campaign in 2016, with leadership promising their members that the new administration will loosen firearm laws nationwide. "He likely also won't stop in to visit John Lewis, the congressman who represents much of Atlanta, and whose district, our city, Trump claimed was falling apart and frightful", said Mitchell.

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