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Tillerson, Turkish leaders struggle to resolve Kurds dispute
- March 31, 2017

On Thursday, Tillerson sought to play down the differences, saying that there was "no space" between Turkey and the United States in what he described as their resolve to defeat Daesh. Politician tensions in Turkey will complicate Tillerson's meetings further with Erdogan's government in the midst of a nationwide crackdown that started after an attempted coup last summer. (more...)
Mexican state prosecutor charged with drug smuggling in US Mexican state prosecutor charged with drug smuggling in US
- March 31, 2017

Here, the Nayarit state attorney general's headquarters is seen in Tepic, Mexico. Court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed that Veytia was formally charged on March 2, when a federal grand jury for the Eastern District of NY handed down a three-count indictment against him. (more...)
Trudeau to make auto announcements, talk AI Trudeau to make auto announcements, talk AI
- March 31, 2017

The Dearborn automaker will be aided by grants from the Canadian and Ontario governments, with each providing Ford a conditional grant of up to CA$102.4 million for the projects. Before the changes, the program offered loans. Last month, the carmaker invested $1 billion over five years in Argo AI, a startup that makes autonomous vehicle software. (more...)
Korea Concerns on Forefront on Secretary of State Tillerson's Visit to China
- March 30, 2017

Mr. Wang, who earlier this month has proposed a double suspension formula suggesting the USA and South Korea to tone down the military exercises and North Korea to halt the development of nuclear weapons programme said legitimate concerns of all parties should be addressed in "synchronised fashion". (more...)
Community mourns death of Utah man in London terror attack Community mourns death of Utah man in London terror attack
- March 30, 2017

Police said Thursday that of the 40 people injured, 29 required hospitalization and seven are in critical condition. The statement called Cochran "a good man" and a "loving husband". The four people killed in the London terror attack included a veteran policeman, a teacher and an American tourist. "He left a legacy of generosity and service that continues to inspire us". (more...)
Messi ban 'totally disproportionate' - Barcelona Messi ban 'totally disproportionate' - Barcelona
- March 30, 2017

Argentina's victory over Chile left them in third place overall in the 10-team South American qualifying competition for the World Cup with 22 points from 13 games. The Barcelona forward will be eligible again when Argentina visit Ecuador on October 10. Messi was slapped with a four-match global ban yesterday. (more...)
General (Retd) Raheel Sharif Receives NOC to Lead Saudi-led Alliance General (Retd) Raheel Sharif Receives NOC to Lead Saudi-led Alliance
- March 30, 2017

He said: "The decision was taken after much deliberation and I will stand by it in Parliament". The minister said the coalition was against terrorism and not any country. Iran was not included in the grouping which appeared as a vague attempt to forge a Sunni Muslim alliance against Shiite Iran to curtail its influence in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and rest of the Middle East. (more...)
Pakistan bilateral series not possible under current circumstances: MHA
- March 30, 2017

South Africa, in the same 12-month period, defeated New Zealand (1-0, both home and away), Australia (2-1) and Sri Lanka (3-0), while Australia lost to Sri Lanka (3-0), South Africa (2-1) and India (2-1) with its only series win being against Pakistan (3-0). (more...)
Thousands gather at United Nations to oppose BDS
- March 30, 2017

The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, told the AIPAC conference in Washington D.C. yesterday that " the days of Israel bashing are over ". Last month, Haley issued a scathing criticism of the U.N. Haley also referred to her successful withdrawal of a report in the United Nations that falsely accused Israel of running an apartheid regime over the Palestinians. (more...)
Children's museum to host kids with disabilities for hunt Children's museum to host kids with disabilities for hunt
- March 30, 2017

Admission is free to the festivities at Goodnoe School, 298 Frost Lane, in Newtown Township. Feeling scrambled trying to keep track of all the Easter Egg hunts coming up in Carroll County over the next couple of weeks? "The kids kind of stampede when they're turned loose from behind the barriers so the eggs are hidden in plain sight". (more...)
Spiders Could Eat Every Human On Earth In One Year
- March 30, 2017

The petition now has over 200 supporters, and if you're interested, you can find more at the above link. Of course, spiders are just part of the food chain, and are frequently eaten themselves: Between 8,000 and 10,000 predators feed exclusively on spiders, while spiders are also an important part of the diet of an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 bird species. (more...)
Israel hails 'progress' in talks on curbing settlement expansion Israel hails 'progress' in talks on curbing settlement expansion
- March 29, 2017

Israel is building settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, seized by Israel in a 1967 war and occupied for almost 50 years, where Palestinians want to establish their state and capital. For decades, Israel has been pursuing a policy of building Jewish settlements on land it occupied in the 1967 Middle East war. Actor Richard Gere has compared life for Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron to segregation in the United States. (more...)
Europeans risk being 'unsafe' in streets, warns Erdogan Europeans risk being 'unsafe' in streets, warns Erdogan
- March 29, 2017

The president's remarks came amid ongoing tensions with several European countries over their refusal to allow Turkish ministers to hold public rallies ahead of Turkey's April 16 referendum . Turkish government officials are still participating in events for expatriate Turks across Europe, but are not campaigning for the referendum , the Turkish deputy prime minister has said. (more...)
Nationalist Congress Party insists on Thomas Chandy Nationalist Congress Party insists on Thomas Chandy
- March 29, 2017

If the investigations against NCP leader A K Saseendran, who tendered his resignation as Transport minister after allegations of misconduct with a woman surfaced, does not prove anything, then he would be back, said NCP national leader Sharad Pawar. (more...)
Heavy Rain and Storms in the Forecast Heavy Rain and Storms in the Forecast
- March 29, 2017

Still, people in the Tulsa metro area need to be weather aware by early afternoon. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. We are at Oxford this evening (at the Oxford Civic Center ) and Jasper Thursday (at the Jasper Civic Center ). Again, all modes of severe weather are possible this afternoon. (more...)
North Korea tests rocket engine North Korea tests rocket engine
- March 29, 2017

A North Korean military statement said it was ready to "mercilessly smash the enemy's moves. now that the sinister aim of the USA imperialists and the South Korean War maniacs" "special operation" to hurt the dignity of the DPRK's (Noth Korea) supreme leadership has become clear, and they disclosed even the unsafe attempt at "preemptive attack'". (more...)
Officer, 3 others fatally shot in Wisconsin; suspect caught Officer, 3 others fatally shot in Wisconsin; suspect caught
- March 29, 2017

The suspect in the shootings has only been identified as a 45-year-old man from the Village of Weston. Authorities say a second shooting happened soon after at a nearby law firm where Sara H. The suspect was already on route to a law firm in nearby Schofield when police arrived at the bank. He is survived by his wife and two children. Look had been the branch manager at Marathon Savings since 1998, when she and her family returned to Wisconsin from South Dakota. (more...)
Spicer: Secret Service stops attempted White House intrusion Spicer: Secret Service stops attempted White House intrusion
- March 29, 2017

CNN , citing two law enforcement sources, said there was no confirmation of any device in the vehicle but that security at the White House had been upgraded. Criminal charges are pending, it said. Uniformed officers took the intruder - who CNN reported was identified in court records as Jonathan Tran, 26 - "into custody on the grounds without incident". (more...)
US sees 'activity' at North Korea nuke sites US sees 'activity' at North Korea nuke sites
- March 29, 2017

The retaliation by the South, aided by the USA, would destroy the North. October - The Bush Administration reveals that North Korea has admitted operating a secret nuclear weapons program in violation of the 1994 agreement. The Korean War turned it into a proxy battleground for major powers, causing it to lose two million inhabitants in just three years. The same is true with the United Nations organization. (more...)
Amarinder to seek legal opinion on Sidhu's TV stint Amarinder to seek legal opinion on Sidhu's TV stint
- March 29, 2017

In the circumstances, the chief minister said, there was no hindrance now to Sidhu's continuation on TV shows, nor any need to change his Culture portfolio. The families have known each other a long time. "Despite their contribution, farmers were suffering from the woes of increasing costs, shrinking resource base and declining incomes, leading to accumulation of debt burden of the Punjab farmers, especially the small farmers", Amarinder Singh said. (more...)