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Author: 0 Rick Stengel Accuses Trump of 'Harassment' of Nikki Haley

The UN budget is also a concern for the Trump administration; he's proposed cutting the $1.1 billion the United States now contributes each year. He continued, "Although you will get press attention and you will get on Meet the Press , the danger with that is, inside the Security Council, diplomats will know that you don't speak for the president and you are going to be an ineffective advocate for the United States government".

World WRAPUP 1-Surging Chevron, Exxon profits signal oil industry turnaround
Author: 0 WRAPUP 1-Surging Chevron, Exxon profits signal oil industry turnaround

The institutional investor purchased 4,500 shares of the oil and gas company's stock, valued at approximately $406,000. Sterling Global Strategies LLC boosted its position in Exxon Mobil by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is -25.90%. Equities research analysts predict that Exxon Mobil will post $3.88 EPS for the current fiscal year. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th.

World Banners sporting Sasikala image removed from AIADMK office
Author: 0 Banners sporting Sasikala image removed from AIADMK office

Sasikala is at present serving a four-year jail term in Bengaluru in a disproportionate assets case. Apart from the duo, the police has so far questioned 15 people in connection with the case. C Ponnaiyan of Panneerselvam camp, which has been demanding expulsion of Sasikala and Dhinakaran, said the arrest was the prize given by "justice" for adopting a "wrong, illegal approach".

World Digvijaya Singh removed as Goa, Karnataka in-charge
Author: 0 Digvijaya Singh removed as Goa, Karnataka in-charge

Meanwhile, Dr A Chella Kumar has been appointed as the general secretary in charge of Goa while Amit Deshmukh has been appointed as secretary. A Chella Kumar has been named AICC in charge of Goa. "The Congress president has approved the composition of the Central Organisational Election Authority of the AICC". For Goa, the Congress appointed Tamil Nadu's A.

World 'Deeply concerned' Browns to further investigate Caleb Brantley incident
Author: 0 'Deeply concerned' Browns to further investigate Caleb Brantley incident

However, Browns executive vice president Sashi Brown told reporters Saturday the team could decide not to keep Brantley. Brown said the Browns are conducting their own investigation into the incident. A police report says that Brantley and woman engaged in a verbal altercation after some comments from Brantley. Brantley, listed at 6-foot-3, 307 pounds, was projected by many to be a second- or third-round selection following his junior season that saw him register 9 1/2 tackles for loss and ...

Author: 0 'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Arrested for Fleeing Fatal Car Crash

According to the prosecutor at Soules' arraignment hearing, the Season 19 The Bachelor star "fled from the scene and took off" and then refused to leave his house when authorities traced a vehicle to his home. "What it looks like right now, he is facing what is called a Class D felony, which is leaving the scene of an accident causing death", legal expert Troy Slaten told E! He was not charged at the time for driving under the influence, and remained in police custody as of this writing.

Author: 0 US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

North Korea warned over the weekend that it is "ready to sink" the USS Carl Vinson , claiming that it could bring down the 96-thousand-ton vessel "with a single strike". President Trump invited all 100 senators to the briefing, which took place in a building next to the White House. China, which has grown increasingly frustrated with North Korea, its ally, and Russian Federation see the system's powerful radars as a security threat.

World PM Modi 'politicising' Triple Talaq himself: Congress
Author: 0 PM Modi 'politicising' Triple Talaq himself: Congress

Last year, the Law Commission asked for feedback on the contentious Uniform Civil Code, a set of identical civil laws, and a government affidavit in the top court opposing "triple talaq " and polygamy among Muslims on the ground that they discriminate against women.

Author: 0 Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day

Then Trump held a rally in in the Pennsylvania city and gave a almost hourlong stump speech. He opened the rally with an extended attack on the media, pointing out that he was choosing to stay away from the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner.

World Daesh attacks kill 14 Iraqi policemen in Mosul
Author: 0 Daesh attacks kill 14 Iraqi policemen in Mosul

According to a statement from the anti-ISIS coalition, the service member died from wounds they sustained from an explosive device blast outside of Mosul, Iraq, on Saturday. Regular Iraqi army units are taking part in battles outside the city, alongside Shi'ite volunteers trained and armed by Iran, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Sunni tribes.

Author: 0 Skopje calm after parliament violence leaves scores injured

Protestors clash with police to enter into the parliament building in Skopje , Macedonia , Thursday, April 27, 2017. The divide widened after the ruling VMRO-DPMNE conservative party was accused of repressions against journalists and of conducting an illegal wiretapping operation to monitor up to 20,000 people, including some of the party's own ministers.

World Trump tells Kim Jong-Un: Behave
Author: 0 Trump tells Kim Jong-Un: Behave

To calm Kim, the USA might offer to reduce the number of US troops used during these training missions in agreement , of course, with South Korea. "This is the limit of double standards", Kim of the Foreign Ministry said . The decision to divert the strike group Carl Vinson to waters near the Korean peninsula was intended as a show of force, a USA official told Reuters afterwards.

Author: 0 South Korea Considers Naval Military Drills With US Carl Vinson Carrier

South Korea said on Monday that it is in talks with Washington about holding joint drills with the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group amid fears that North Korea could conduct another nuclear test. United States defense officials told CNN the Vinson and its carrier group would arrive off the Korean Peninsula by the end of April. He continued: "North Korea's unlawful weapons programme represent a clear, grave threat to U.S.

World Blues, Ducks must respond at home to even 2nd-round series
Author: 0 Blues, Ducks must respond at home to even 2nd-round series

Louis Blues have now earned home-ice advantage after a pair of upsets dismissed the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks from the Stanley Cup Playoffs early. Everybody in hockey knows McDavid is in his first postseason run after winning the NHL scoring title, but Talbot had just two games of backup playoff experience in his entire career before this spring.

World Unusual Volume Spikes For: Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS)
Author: 0 Unusual Volume Spikes For: Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS)

Insiders bought a total of 25,900 shares of company stock worth $123,274 over the last ninety days. The stock's 50 day moving average is $4.56 and its 200-day moving average is $5.04. Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Precision Drilling Corp by 0.3% in the fourth quarter.

World Former Afghan warlord Hekmatyar says he wants peace
Author: 0 Former Afghan warlord Hekmatyar says he wants peace

Afghanistan's Interior Ministry yesterday shrugged off the Taleban threats, however, saying the offensive was "not something new". The commander of US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, attended a handover ceremony, during which the Marines took over from a similarly sized US Army unit, which is now rotating home.

World Sunni militants ambush Iranian border guards killing 10
Author: 0 Sunni militants ambush Iranian border guards killing 10

The militant group is fighting against what they say is discrimination against Sunni Muslims and ethnic Baluch in the province. The Pakistani government is to blame for the incident and they should be accountable for it, he added. Takfiri militants shot to death 10 Iranian border guards who were patrolling on the frontier with Pakistan on Wednesday. Following a 2014 attack by the Jaish al Adl terrorist group, Iran announced it would deploy unmanned aerial vehicles over its border for ...

Author: 0 Liberal Leader Christy Clark explains difference between Liberal, NDP donations

Weaver slammed Clark for her promises of an LNG industry, which has yet to materialize, and the NDP for supporting it as well, saying he was the only one in the Legislature warning that it was an industry that would fail to take off. Liberal leader Clark slammed the NDP's John Horgan for not taking an interest in the long-simmering softwood lumber dispute until now. "I think a lot of parents have talked to their kids about those hard times, especially in a place like Prince George were ...

World Islamic State kills senior Afghan Taliban official in Pakistan - militants
Author: 0 Islamic State kills senior Afghan Taliban official in Pakistan - militants

Hekmatyar , white-bearded and clad in his trademark black turban, called on the Taliban to lay down their weapons and join a "caravan of peace" as he spoke at a rally in Laghman province. The US Marines are back in Afghanistan's turbulent Helmand province for the first time since the NATO-led global coalition ended its combat operations three years ago.

Author: 0 Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

Speaking at the University of Chicago, in his adopted hometown, the former U.S. president, looking relaxed after an extended vacation time to write his memoirs, opened to the event by quipping: "So, uh, what's been going on while I've been gone? " that made the audience laugh.

World Annual Workers Memorial Day dinner in Lima calls for action
Author: 0 Annual Workers Memorial Day dinner in Lima calls for action

This and other findings are included in a report released today by Worksafe , an Oakland-based worker health and safety organization, to commemorate Workers Memorial Day 2017, an worldwide day of remembrance for workers who have been killed and injured at work.

World France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader
Author: 0 France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

Baroin, 51 and a rising star within The Republicans, said in an interview on CNews television; "I will be available to. head the government according to the will of the French people". FRANCE'S communists called on the country yesterday to "block Marine Le Pen's road to the presidency" as first round results put centrist Emmanuel Macron in the lead.

World Rural Utah Reacts To Trump Order
Author: 0 Rural Utah Reacts To Trump Order

The goal, President Trump explained, is to "end abuse of federal power and give that power back to the states and people where it belongs". In the final weeks of his tenure, the former president designated offshore oil and natural gas drilling in parts of the Arctic and Atlantic regions "indefinitely off limits", stressing their "critical and irreplaceable ecological value".

World South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system
Author: 0 South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system

Despite the seemingly straightforward objective, the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, remains a controversial topic in South Korea and even has become an issue in the upcoming presidential election. THAAD "will be operational in the coming days and able to better defend South Korea against the growing North Korean threat", Admiral Harry Harris, who heads Pacific Command, told lawmakers in Washington.

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