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World News North Korea says it's test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon
Author: 0 North Korea says it's test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon

The test, along with the North's criticism of Pompeo for "talking nonsense" and misrepresenting Kim's positions, signaled a hardening stance and cast doubt on a quick resumption of negotiations. Melissa Hanham, a non-proliferation expert and director of the Datayo Project at the One Earth Future Foundation, said the North Korean weapon could be anything from an anti-tank weapon to a cruise missile.

World News Easter Sunday blasts belie Sri Lanka's calm facade
Author: 0 Easter Sunday blasts belie Sri Lanka's calm facade

Another explosion was reported at St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo , a Catholic-majority town north of Colombo . St. Anthony's Shrine and the three hotels where the blasts took place are in Colombo , and are frequented by foreign tourists.

World News Saudi Arabia executes 37 citizens for 'terrorism'
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia executes 37 citizens for 'terrorism'

The kingdom commonly uses the term "crucifixion" to refer to the process of publicly displaying a corpse after execution. Saudi authorities arrested 13 "terrorist" suspects the next day, but they did not say where the arrests took place or if they were linked to Sunday's attack.

World News Three teens among 10 Palestinians detained from West Bank
Author: 0 Three teens among 10 Palestinians detained from West Bank

Human rights groups have long condemned such demolitions as a form of collective punishment banned by worldwide law. Israel always demolishes family homes of Palestinians, who were allegedly involved in attacking Israelis as part of its collective punishment policy against the Palestinian people.

World News PM call with Sri Lankan PM: 23 April 2019
Author: 0 PM call with Sri Lankan PM: 23 April 2019

Both Mr Sirisena and Mr Wickremesinghe have said they were not informed of the intelligence reports . "There had been training given and a coordination which we are not seeing earlier", he said. NTJ is a relatively unknown radical Islamist group said to have been formed in Kattankudy, a Muslim-dominated town in eastern Sri Lanka, in 2014. Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia director at Human Rights Watch, said that Sri Lanka is still dealing with the aftermath of previous security operations, ...

World News Iran's top leader picks new Revolutionary Guard chief
Author: 0 Iran's top leader picks new Revolutionary Guard chief

Brig. Gen. Hossein Salami , who has vowed to "cleanse the planet from the filth" of the United States and Israel, was handpicked by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to replace Maj. Quoted by ultraconservative Fars news agency, then Brigadier-General Salami advised Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in October "to practice swimming in the Mediterranean because soon you will have no choice, but flee into the sea".

World News Supreme Court will hear cases on LGBTQ discrimination protections for employees
Author: 0 Supreme Court will hear cases on LGBTQ discrimination protections for employees

Several appellate courts have cited that precedent in ruling that discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender identity is illegal sex discrimination under Title VII . Bostock and Zarda raise the question of whether Title VII protects gays and lesbians from employment discrimination. In doing so, those judges agreed that Congress in 1964 did not intend to protect gay, lesbian or transgender people.

World News Mueller interviewed many close to president
Author: 0 Mueller interviewed many close to president

Such action would leave the president with no legal recourse to clear his name or protections normally afforded to criminal defendants, according to the report. When she was asked about whether the time has come to impeach Trump , Clinton agreed with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's cautious approach, saying "it shouldn't be a preordained conclusion, it shouldn't be what you do for partisan political purposes nearly outside the framework of the Constitution".

World News One woman dies in Northern Ireland violence
Author: 0 One woman dies in Northern Ireland violence

The New IRA is one of several splinter groups in Northern Ireland that reject the 1998 Good Friday agreement that brought an end to decades of violence between Republicans, who want a united Ireland, and Unionists, who want the province of Northern Ireland to remain part of the UK.

World News Sri Lanka bombings: Government apologises for failure to act on intelligence tip-off
Author: 0 Sri Lanka bombings: Government apologises for failure to act on intelligence tip-off

It is the deadliest violence in the country since the end of the civil war a decade ago. Dozens of other foreigners, including 8 Indians, are believed to be among those dead. Two additional blasts were triggered as security forces carried out raids searching for suspects. However, the organization has no history of violent attacks and Sri Lankan officials suspect the militants had assistance from a separate worldwide group.

World News Israel's Netanyahu wants to name Golan settlement after Trump
Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu wants to name Golan settlement after Trump

Appearing on CNN, Bernie Sanders, the Democratic nominee for the USA presidency in 2020, said he supports Israel's right to exist and considers himself pro-Israel, but doesn't support the policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who was reelected earlier this month.

World News Harris: ‘I Believe Congress Should Take The Steps Towards Impeachment’
Author: 0 Harris: ‘I Believe Congress Should Take The Steps Towards Impeachment’

This isn't about Democrats or Republicans. In a statement, Nadler, a Democrat, said the committee had asked for documents from McGahn by May 7 and for him to testify on May 21. She counselled them repeatedly to go after facts, not resort to "passion or prejudice" in the intense run-up to the 2020 presidential and congressional elections.

Author: 0 William and Catherine share unseen photos of Louis ahead of first birthday

Proudly displaying two tiny front teeth slightly portruding from a gummy smile, Prince Louis - who we have last seen at Christmas time late past year - is seen wearing a burgundy jumper whilst sitting atop moss-covered greenery. And the little prince is wide awake in his first-ever portrait. Others have commented that the prince is the flawless physical combination between Prince George and Princess Charlotte! For a third portrait, the infant is cute as can be in a knit blue sweater ...

World News North Korea Confirms Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 North Korea Confirms Kim Jong Un "Soon" To Visit Russia

Abe, seen as a foreign policy hawk, has also softened his rhetoric towards North Korea , frequently offering to meet leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the decades-old issue of Japanese civilians kidnapped by the North. The Kremlin confirmed earlier this month that Kim Jong Un would meet with President Putin before the end of the month but has not named the place or date, citing security concerns.

World News She's Become the Most Infamous Woman in Coachella
Author: 0 She's Become the Most Infamous Woman in Coachella

A woman was arrested after a bag of puppies was found by a dumpster Thursday, KESQ reports. Horrifying video appears to show the woman stepping out of her white 4x4 then dumping a plastic bag full of pups in the bin during a scorching 30-degree day in Coachella, California .

World News Here's how Elizabeth Warren's student loan debt forgiveness plan would work
Author: 0 Here's how Elizabeth Warren's student loan debt forgiveness plan would work

Warren's campaign estimates that her plan would cost $1.25 trillion over 10 years, and would be paid for by instituting a "wealth tax" on high net-worth individuals. The forgiveness rate would be highest (90 percent ) for someone who attended college but didn't complete a degree, followed by the rate for people who have an Associates degree (87 percent) and a bachelor's degree (72 percent).

World News New sketch, video released in Delphi murder investigation
Author: 0 New sketch, video released in Delphi murder investigation

In announcing the press conference on Friday, investigators stated the case had taken "a 90-degree turn". Carter said investigators have likely either interviewed the killer or someone close to him. Their bodies were found a day later on Valentine's Day in a wooded area a quarter-mile from an abandoned railroad bridge that's part of a trail system where the teens had planned to go hiking during a day off from school.

World News Donald Trump to Make Full State Visit to United Kingdom in June
Author: 0 Donald Trump to Make Full State Visit to United Kingdom in June

The President last visited the United Kingdom in July 2018 for a working visit where he met The Queen at Windsor. According to the White House , Trump will also meet with Prime Minister Theresa May and he and the first lady will attend a commemorative event for the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

World News Easter Monday Could See Record-Breaking Temperatures
Author: 0 Easter Monday Could See Record-Breaking Temperatures

It comes after Easter Saturday became the warmest day of the year so far when the temperature hit 25.5C in Gosport, Hampshire. "The ones we are likely to beat are the ones for Easter Sunday and Easter Monday". "There are certainly cooler conditions there compared to the United Kingdom". As most people basked in Easter sunshine, firefighters tackled a large wildfire on Yorkshire's famous Ilkley Moor.

World News Western Christians mark Easter at Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre
Author: 0 Western Christians mark Easter at Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre

He said this will also ultimately bring peace to the society, as the students grow with the fear of God. "If Jesus didn't resurrect, we will still be in sin, the Jewish leaders chose to make up the story that it never happened, but on the third day after his death He rose, today He is alive and reigns eternally.

World News Sri Lanka explosions: What we know so far
Author: 0 Sri Lanka explosions: What we know so far

As guests at Sri Lanka's Cinammon Grand waited in line for the breakfast buffet on a quiet Easter Sunday, they could have had no idea one of their fellow diners was about to unleash a wave of horror. Some time later, there was another two explosions at a house in Dematagoda on the outskirts of Colombo during a police raid. There were also Chinese and Dutch among the dead, according to media reports.

World News Hungry for change, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president
Author: 0 Hungry for change, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president

Ukraine's President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy was greeted and courted by both the European Union and Russian Federation on Monday, following his landslide victory. "It's time to change that". A political novice, 41-year-old Zelenskiy will also have to face off against Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has ruled his country for almost two decades, if he wants to mend relations with Ukraine's neighbor.

World News Seven dead in attack on Afghan ministry
Author: 0 Seven dead in attack on Afghan ministry

Hundreds of civilians were rescued from the Afghan Ministry after an explosion followed by the sound of sporadic gunfire had been heard in the complex, said Interior Ministry spokesperson Nasrat Rahimi. TOLO reported that the Taliban had issued a statement denying involvement in the attack. Many such operations have been claimed by the local affiliate of the radical Islamic State group.

World News Armed Militia Is Holding Illegals From Mexico for Border Patrol
Author: 0 Armed Militia Is Holding Illegals From Mexico for Border Patrol

On Saturday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested the leader of a group that claims to be "assisting" United States Customs and Border Patrol in apprehending illegal immigrants along the United States-Mexico border. "We uphold this cause against all enemies both foreign and domestic, which shall infringe upon the rights of the citizens given by the Constitution", states the group's description on Facebook .

World News Fundraiser for black churches destroyed by arson surpasses $2 million
Author: 0 Fundraiser for black churches destroyed by arson surpasses $2 million

Many pointed to hundreds of millions that have already been pledged to rebuild the French cathedral while funds for the Louisiana churches were in short supply. But we're talking about three churches that need to be rebuilt-not majestic historic buildings with stained glass windows to preserve, but centers of their community that need to replace not just buildings but "pews, sound system, musical instruments".

World News Denmark’s richest man loses three children in Sri Lanka bombings
Author: 0 Denmark’s richest man loses three children in Sri Lanka bombings

Billionaire Povlsen is one of Denmark's wealthiest individuals and the owner and chief executive officer of Bestseller, the Denmark-based, fashion clothing retail chain with 3.3 billion euros in sales. The group, which includes brands such as Vero Moda, Only and Jack & Jones, has more than 3,000 stores in 70 countries. " We ask that you please respect the family's privacy and we therefore have no further comment ".

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