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Author: 0 N. Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

The projectile was launched at 6:42 a.m. Seoul time , from a site in the vicinity of Sinpo, South Hamgyong Province, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said. Within weeks, Trump reaffirmed Washington's commitment to the 4-decade-old "one China" policy, smoothing the way for a February phone call with Xi.

Author: 0 Ukraine's FM: Use of chemical weapons in Syria must be strongly condemned

After the 2013 attack, the US and Russian Federation brokered a deal in which Syria declared its chemical weapons arsenal, agreed to destroy it and join the Chemical Weapons Convention. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 20 children and 17 women were among those killed. The best option would be united action by the Security Council, he said when asked about possible unilateral action by the United States.

Global Media Barry Manilow says he kept his sexuality secret for 'fans'
Author: 0 Barry Manilow says he kept his sexuality secret for 'fans'

We're in great shape, and I was very grateful for that response". The support inspired Manilow to get more personal than he ever has before, even acting as People's latest cover star. So I never did anything", Manilow, 73, tells People . I mean, I'm a very private guy. "I knew that this was it". "I was one of the lucky ones". "I was pretty lonely before that".

Author: 0 French candidate Fillon: Govt manipulating presidential race

That Cevipof poll saw Fillion getting 17.5 percent of first-round votes and Melenchon on 15 percent, ahead of Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon on 10 percent. She insisted she would not do that immediately if elected, but first hold negotiations and a referendum. Far right leader Marine Le Pen was also seen at 23.5 percent in the first round, down from 24 percent after the four-hour debate.

Author: 0 States get busy renaming highways to evade liquor ban

Meanwhile in Gurugram, the Haryana Excise and Taxation Department allowed 43 liquor shops to resume business after relocating beyond a "motorable distance" of 500 metres from the highway, in the wake of the Supreme Court ban. Shivlahri Sharma said the status of state highway has been revoked for only those stretches passing through populous areas where bypass roads had been constructed.

Author: 0 Syria chemical attack death toll now at 72; new strikes hit

Meanwhile, everyone else who has looked at this says this was a Syrian chemical weapons attack from the air. At least 72 people died in the town of Khan Sheikhoun. "It's simply impossible to shame the Assad and (Russian President Vladimir) Putin regimes with words alone", said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. The session was requested by France and Britain, but the attack Tuesday in Idlib province poses a special challenge to the United States, which holds the rotating presidency of the U.N.

Author: 0 Oil rises on signs of gradual tightening in global supply

Earlier, an outage at the Buzzard field in the North Sea lifted prices higher, according to reports . Sign up here for free access to 7 articles per month + twice daily business email alerts. EIA's report also said that refineries processed an average daily of 16.4 million barrels of crude , slightly up from 16.2 million bpd in the previous week, producing 9.5 million barrels per day of gasoline and 5 million barrels per day of distillate.

Global Media Johnson: Evidence points to Assad behind chemical attack in Syria
Author: 0 Johnson: Evidence points to Assad behind chemical attack in Syria

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed for Syria's warring factions and backers like Russian Federation and Iran to set aside their differences and bring an end to a six-year conflict that has killed nearly 400,000 people. While Trump tries to show he's dealing with extremist groups in Syria more aggressively than Obama, his administration has suggested it could align with Russia, Assad's key military backer.

Global Media Blackwater founder held 'secret meeting' with Putin official on Trump's behalf
Author: 0 Blackwater founder held 'secret meeting' with Putin official on Trump's behalf

Citing an unnamed "Putin confidant", the Post reports , Prince "presented himself as an unofficial envoy for Trump to high-ranking Emiratis involved in setting up his meeting". This latest investigation feeds the ever-growing tide of conspiracy theories surrounding Donald Trump's presidency and possible clandestine connections with Russian Federation.

Global Media Royals join families of London terror victims for service
Author: 0 Royals join families of London terror victims for service

Today's event comes exactly two weeks after Kent-born terrorist Masood ploughed a auto along Westminster Bridge before stabbing police officer PC Keith Palmer , 48, outside the Houses of Parliament. The Royals were then greeted by Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London , and Metropolitan Police Acting Commissioner Craig Mackey . Prince William also gave a Bible reading from Luke, Chapter 10, about the Good Samaritan.

Author: 0 Council opens Athlone book of condolence for Martin McGuinness

President Michael D Higgins and his predecessor Mary McAleese will also attend the requiem Mass, as will Taoiseach Enda Kenny . Mr. McGuinness' Bogside neighbourhood came to a standstill as his coffin left the church as Sinn Fein members, including Miss Dolan, performed a guard of honour.

Global Media Pro-Russia lawmaker to meet with Trump
Author: 0 Pro-Russia lawmaker to meet with Trump

Federal law enforcement authorities and bipartisan congressional investigators are looking into Russian meddling in the USA election and potential ties between Trump's campaign and Russia . He said he could not comment on whether those who might face criminal charges were serving as part of the administration now, or had simply worked for the NY tycoon during the campaign.

Author: 0 Principal resigns after student reporters raise concerns

Amy Robertson was hired March 6 as principal of Pittsburg High School , in Pittsburg, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reported that students searching for Robertson online also found stories published by Gulf News about Robertson and an English language school in Dubai, where she lived for about two decades.

Global Media Keeping poll promise Adityanath waives farmers' loan upto Rs 1 lakh
Author: 0 Keeping poll promise Adityanath waives farmers' loan upto Rs 1 lakh

NEW DELHI , April 4 India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, said on Tuesday it was waiving $5.6 billion of loans to help millions of farmers reeling from losses after unfavourable weather in the past few years hit their crops. There are great hopes about loan waiver. The CM had delayed the Cabinet meeting ostensibly to work out the modalities of the scheme. At present the BJP government would only be spending Rs 30,729 crore.

Global Media US ambassador says 'no love' in dealings with Russia
Author: 0 US ambassador says 'no love' in dealings with Russia

Ms Haley told CBS News' Face the Nation programme that worldwide leaders at the UN are calling her on the phone to discuss pressing global issues, but said of Mr Trump's tweets: "I don't talk about them". Still, he said the United States could "totally" handle the situation in North Korea without China's help. "The only country that can stop North Korea is China, and they know that".

Author: 0 EU ambassador denounces Israel's West Bank demolitions policy

About 600,000 Israelis live in over 230 illegal settlements built since the 1967 Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and East Jerusalem al-Quds. Both Israel and the Palestinians say the area around Ma'aleh Adumim will be part of their borders in any final status agreement for a twostate solution.

Global Media Atletico Madrid stays third with win over Real Sociedad
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid stays third with win over Real Sociedad

Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone is relaxed over the future of Theo Hernandez after arch rivals Real Madrid were linked to a move for the teenage left-back. La Real dominated possession for the final 20 minutes without ever appearing to have any direction, with Eusebio Sacristan's men devoid of craft. Atletico have won eight of their last 10 league matches and are enjoying their best run of the season.

Global Media Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council
Author: 0 Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council

And he still has his security clearance. "Susan Rice operationalized the NSC during the last administration". No one seems to know what this means. Bannon had never attended a meeting of the council's principals committee. epa05811134 White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon speaks at the 44th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA, 23 February 2017.

Author: 0 Clichy backs Wenger to continue at Arsenal

Goals from Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott, and Olivier Giroud handed the Gunners a convincing win on a night when supposed planned fan protests against Wenger did not materialise. It is good that they can waste their day like that. A tepid first half, in which the home side mustered only one shot on target, didn't bode well. Now it's the players who have to go on the pitch and put in the performances.

Global Media Russia Denounces Western Coalition's Crimes in Iraq
Author: 0 Russia Denounces Western Coalition's Crimes in Iraq

In the month of February, the coalition carried over 19 open reports of possible civilian casualties from previous months, received 41 new reports, and completed the assessment on 17 reports resulting from coalition strikes in Iraq and Syria.