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World North Korea rolls out missiles
Author: 0 North Korea rolls out missiles

North Korea's Pukkuksong submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) were also on parade for the first time . "Military analysts paid close attention to two new types of intercontinental ballistic missiles enclosed in canister launchers mounted on the backs of trucks - none of which had been displayed before".

Author: 0 San Francisco power outage sparked by equipment failure

A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, according to PG&E. PG&E said via Twitter that crews are working on the issue and expects power to be restored to " most " customers by 1 p.m. Earlier in the day, an outage also hit NY, where subway riders found their commutes temporarily halted. While no major injuries were reported , the ordeal meant everything from lost business at shuttered shops in Union Square to minor shake-ups for those ...

Author: 0 Bayern allege police attacked fans and file UEFA complaint

Zidane's team really rode their luck in that game, needing two offside goals from Ronaldo and a harshly awarded red card to Bayern midfielder Arturo Vidal to overcome their German opponents. Few matches in world football stir up passions like El Clasico and no debate divides opinion more than that of who is the greater individual talent between Madrid's ultimate Galactico Ronaldo and Barcelona's king Messi.

World Police officer hurt amid protests at nationalist party convention in Germany
Author: 0 Police officer hurt amid protests at nationalist party convention in Germany

The Cologne conference comes days after AfD leader Frauke Petry announced that she will not run for chancellor in the upcoming general elections. The interior minister said in February that Germany recorded more than 3,500 attacks in total against refugees, migrants and their shelters in 2016, amounting to almost 10 acts of violence a day: a sharp rise on previous years.

Author: 0 Trump says Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

The Iranian foreign minister invited the US officials to be "realistic" in their actions and words and be committed to the obligations in the nuclear deal. Iran has been extremely isolated internationally due to these sanctions. Under the deal, brokered by President Barack Obama and other world powers, Iran agreed to roll back key aspects of its nuclear program in exchange for relief from nuclear-related economic sanctions.

World Protesters form human chain against Pak outside Kulbhushan Jadhav's home
Author: 0 Protesters form human chain against Pak outside Kulbhushan Jadhav's home

If Pakistan executes the death sentence against Kulbhushan Jadhav it will be treated as murder of an Indian national, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre today said. But only a few months ago they said there was inconclusive evidence against Jadhav. The minister further revealed that earlier this year, the Pakistan Government had sought India's assistance to obtain evidence and other materials for the investigation process.

Author: 0 Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt

Three more men are scheduled to die next week, while four others on Arkansas' original list of eight have received temporary reprieves in the courts. State officials said Friday that they were prepared to move forward with the remaining executions, starting with a double execution on Monday and a single execution on Thursday.

Author: 0 MPs clear way for general election on June 8

British Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise call for a snap general election comes with the country facing a host of challenges - all closely bound up with the country's exit from the European Union . May's decision for earlier elections could help push plans in Scotland to hold another referendum on independence in a bid to remain in the EU. He dismissed the Prime Minister's argument that she needs a fresh mandate to deliver Brexit, and said it was "extremely interesting" she had ...

World Legal rulings could force Texas back into federal oversight
Author: 0 Legal rulings could force Texas back into federal oversight

It is likely Texas will appeal those cases, given its history of fighting voting rights decision against it tooth-and-nail, meaning that the Supreme Court may get to weigh in on the state's relationship with the Voting Right Act. Earlier this month, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi again found intentional discrimination in Texas' voter ID law, two years after she likened the ballot-box rules to a "poll tax" meant to suppress minority voters.

World Married man sends hijack hoax email to avoid trip with girlfriend
Author: 0 Married man sends hijack hoax email to avoid trip with girlfriend

The police said during questioning, Mr Krishna confessed to sending the mail, but claimed that he had only hoped to cancel the trip so he is not caught out. The Mumbai police sent the email ID to Hyderabad police and IP address was tracked down to the internet centre at SR Nagar. He added that Vamshi was "unable to explain to girlfriend that he had no money for the trip, Vamshi made a decision to create a situation so that flights are cancelled".

World British Police Still Believe London Attacker Acted Alone
Author: 0 British Police Still Believe London Attacker Acted Alone

A Utah man visiting London with his wife for their 25th anniversary and a British woman who was a school administrator were among those killed by the SUV and 29 others were hospitalized, seven of them in critical condition. But the 52-year-old was not under investigation when he sped across Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians with a hired auto before running into the grounds of parliament and fatally stabbing an unarmed policeman.

World Pound surge suggests UK election will yield smoother Brexit
Author: 0 Pound surge suggests UK election will yield smoother Brexit

He believes that "the real political negotiations over article 50 with the United Kingdom will start after the elections", commented the spokesperson. Both May and the European Commission have said that negotiations will only start in earnest after the poll. Parliament will be dissolved on May 2 to allow the the formal election campaign to begin.

World Operative linked to Istanbul bombing has been killed
Author: 0 Operative linked to Istanbul bombing has been killed

Uzbeki was tied to the New Year's attack on a nightclub in Istanbul that killed 39, the military said. Officials identified the slain militant as Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, and described him as a close associate of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State's self-declared "caliphate".

Author: 0 Sterling is continuing to rise after MPs voted for a general election

This election is a chance for them to change direction of the country. Jeremy Corbyn has said speculation about his future as Labour leader is "absurd" so early in the General Election campaign. Furthermore, a revival for the Liberal Democrats could contribute to this scrutiny. All said and done, however, whatever be the outcome of the election, Brexit is a reality from which there is no going back.

Author: 0 Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

The state of Arkansas had not executed a man in 12 years until last night. Lee was convicted for the murder of Debra Reese in 1993. An Arkansas Supreme Court has sided with the state on Thursday (April 20) in a battle over whether the state is allowed to use its execution drugs.

Author: 0 FTSE gives up 2017 gains as resurgent pound weighs

Germany's DAX was unchanged at around the 12,000-point mark, and Britain's FTSE 100 fell a further 0.2 per cent following Tuesday's 2.5 per cent slide, its biggest fall since June previous year. Luxury goods company Burberry was the biggest faller, dropping nearly 8 percent, registering its worst daily performance since October 2015 after reporting a slight slowdown in its fourth-quarter comparable sales growth rate.

World Japan lawmakers' group visits Yasukuni shrine for war dead
Author: 0 Japan lawmakers' group visits Yasukuni shrine for war dead

A group of lawmakers including Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmaker Hidehisa Otsuji (2nd R) sip sake as a ritual after offering prayers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo , Japan April 21, 2017. Health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki sent a ritual offering, like Abe, but neither was expected to visit, NHK added. South Korea's foreign ministry also criticized the visit and described Yasukuni as a shrine that "glorifies Japan's past colonial exploitation and war of aggression, and ...

Author: 0 Missing Tennessee student, teacher found in Yreka

Bozeman also said federal agents told them it would be about a day before they can see the 15-year-old again, noting the family is absolutely elated she was found. There had been only one confirmed sighting of the pair - at an Oklahoma City Walmart just two days after Thomas went missing - in the almost six weeks since the teenager was reported missing by her parents.

World Paris shooting kills one, IS claims attack
Author: 0 Paris shooting kills one, IS claims attack

A police officer and a shooter were killed on Paris's iconic Avenue des Champs Elysees at 9.30 PM on Thursday. France's Interior Ministry identified the assailant as Abu-Yusuf al-Baljiki, whom the country's intelligence services had already tagged as a potential Islamist radical.

World Pro-Marijuana Activists Arrested at 'Joint Session' Rally in DC
Author: 0 Pro-Marijuana Activists Arrested at 'Joint Session' Rally in DC

The battle over federal and local marijuana laws played out Thursday on the streets of Washington , D.C. The event wasn't meant to break any laws, Mr. "Giving adults access to cannabis and individuals and small business owners legal protection in all 50 states is what the American people have been asking for - just take one look at last year's election [in which four more states legalized recreational marijuana]".

Author: 0 French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

Voters are set to head to the polls on Sunday in the first round of a two part election, and campaigning by the 11 candidates in the running was due to be wrapped up on Friday. But, she said , her first job as president would be to pull France out of the borderless Schengen agreement and give the nation back its borders, which she called a "sieve" for the entry of terrorists who she said travel Europe like tourists.

Author: 0 H-1B visa: Shock, cautious optimism in India after Donald Trump's move

Each year, a total of 85,000 H-1B visas are granted to foreign workers, with 20,000 earmarked for those with master's degrees or higher. President Trump has signed an order which will revamp the H-1B program, which is now used to employ highly skilled workers from overseas.

World Russian planes detected off Alaska 4 times this week
Author: 0 Russian planes detected off Alaska 4 times this week

Fox News reports that two us military official say the two "nuclear-capable" TU-95 Bear bombers were spotted within 36 Alaska's mainland Tuesday night, April 18. But "at no time did the Russian bombers enter sovereign North American airspace", on any of the four nights, the spokesperson said. Pentagon officials said they believed the Russians were testing the U.S.