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by | April 15, 2017 | 12:23

Donald Trump authorized the launching of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the sovereign Syrian state. Because of these actions, many economists and investors had already suspected that China wouldn't meet Treasury's criteria. The U.S. stopped short of branding China a currency manipulator, but urged the world's second-largest economy to let the yuan rise with market forces and embrace more trade.

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:17

Iraqi Security Forces are "are advancing very carefully and cautiously in order to protect lives of civilian populations", he said on Thursday. Army First Lieutenant Nayef al-Zubaidi, for his part, told Anadolu Agency that Iraqi security forces had received numerous appeals from civilian residents of ISIL-held areas to refrain from targeting homes being used by the terrorist group to carry out attacks.

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:17

At some point the boy wandered away and got caught up between a wall and a table as the dining room was turning. The automatic shut off stopped the floor from rotating while hotel security and staff came to the boy's aid. The Sun Dial will be closed until further notice. Westin Hotel manager George Reed said investigations into the "tragic accident" were ongoing.

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:16

She was named a regular-season All-American along with teammate MyKayla Skinner and is among five total All-Americans on the team. Although the Utes slipped to fifth after the second rotation, they were still in the chase, trailing third-place Denver and Washington by just half a tenth.

by | April 14, 2017 | 19:13

US Pacific Command spokesman Dave Benham, in commenting on the repositioning of the carrier strike group to waters near North Korea, said, "The No 1 threat in the region continues to be North Korea, due to its reckless, irresponsible and destabilising program of missile tests and pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability".

by | April 14, 2017 | 19:10

Polls published this weekend confirmed shifting momentum following this week's final televised debate between the 11 candidates vying to lead France , with a survey for KANTAR Sofres-Onepoint even putting Melenchon a point ahead of Fillon.

by | April 14, 2017 | 19:08

A coastguard official on Thursday said close to 100 migrants were feared missing after their boat sank off the Libyan coast near Tripoli . He said 23 refugees had been rescued but 97 others, among them women and children, had gone missing.

by | April 14, 2017 | 19:07

McMaster described the USA decision to send the Carl Vinson Strike Group to safeguard US interests in the Western Pacific as "prudent". North Korea has repeatedly said that it plans to test an intercontinental ballistic missile or conduct another underground nuclear test.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:31

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said on Monday that presidential advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner had been the victim of an online anti-Semitic campaign in light of reports that he was feuding with President Trump's Chief Strategist, Stephen Bannon.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:30

Trump said he had already jumped major hurdles in the campaign by that time , beating "all the senators and all the governors" before he met Bannon. Rumors continue to swirl around the West Wing that Chief Political Advisor to the President, Steve Bannon and Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus may be on the way out.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:29

The Nintendo Direct presentation will mainly be focusing on ARMS and Splatoon 2, confirms the message at Official Nintendo website . The show kicks off at 3pm PT, 6pm ET, and 11pm United Kingdom on Wednesday. ARMS comes out on July 16, exclusively (for obvious reasons) to the Nintendo Switch . Minecraft is easily one of the most beloved game experiences out there, selling millions of copies on each console it's available for - and even more on the PC front.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:28

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic listens as German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks during a shared news conference, in Belgrade, Serbia, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The latest anti-government demonstrations took place on Tuesday in Belgrade and other Serbian cities without incident. Vucic, Serbia's current prime minister, received 55 percent of the vote in the presidential election, enough to avoid a runoff.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:28

Kim Jong-nam was killed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13th after two women smeared VX nerve agent on his face. The nine Malaysians who had been barred from leaving North Korea in the wake of the dispute returned home after Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur reached an agreement over transferring the body of the North Korean leader's half-brother, Kim Jong-nam.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:25

This came after industrial production in January registered a 0.3 percent monthly increase in both the eurozone and the EU. Industrial output dropped 0.3 percent month-over-month in February, reversing a 0.3 percent rise in January, which was revised down from 0.9 percent.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:24

The letter extols CEU's global reputation in the social sciences and humanities; stresses the importance of its academic independence; and charges that the legislation is discriminatory in effect and the results would "endanger the academic freedom vital for the CEU's continued operation in Budapest and set a risky precedent for academic life in other countries".

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:22

The clashes erupted in the camp on Friday as the Joint Palestinian Security Force started deploying throughout the camp. The agreement was made following a meeting of Palestinian factions in Sidon on Tuesday, during which a senior Fatah official announced that the Badr extremist group must be removed.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:22

Though Iran's constitution does not give Khamenei the power to bar Ahmadinejad from another run for president, the supreme leader's preferences carry significant weight in the process. Critics believe Ahmadinejad won't make it past that stage. While the deal eased worldwide sanctions in return for curbs on the country's nuclear programme, the trickle-down effects are yet to be felt by many of Iran's 80 million strong population.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:21

She launched a crowdfunding campaign to provide the pads herself. "Dr Nyanzi has led a campaign to ensure girls continue to attend school with dignity during their periods and, instead of commending her, the authorities have harassed, intimidated and now arrested her", said Muthoni Wanyeki, Amnesty International's Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:50

Gigaba on Thursday replaced Pravin Gordhan, ousted in a shock midnight cabinet reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma that has exposed the divisions within the African National Congress (ANC). Zuma and his allies have been accused by opponents and some senior ANC members of corruption and links with the wealthy Indian Gupta family. The post Sacked finance minister Gordhan says intelligence report used to fire him "nonsense" appeared first on Vanguard News.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:48

President Donald Trump's first choice for secretary of defense says the United States may only have one option for dealing with North Korea - a large-scale military strike. He also said that the United States goal is the North's denuclearization, not regime change. Trump accepted Xi's invitation to visit China later this year, Tillerson said.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:46

If eventually found guilty, she would face at least 10 years in prison, legal experts said. It was a dramatic setback to Park, South Korea's first female president who rose to power four years ago amid conservatives' nostalgia for her late dictator father who is credited by supporters for pulling a war-torn country out of poverty in the 1960-70s.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:45

The Republican president, who took office on January 20, tweeted last week that the United States could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses and that his meeting with Xi "will be a very hard one". Although China is not implicated in the Syrian war, Trump's actions resonate widely, not least in the debate over how to tackle North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:45

Wang Wen, the executive dean at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies (CIFS) at the Renmin University of China, warned in the Financial Times that protectionist measures could backfire: "To be frank, the US economy cannot afford the cost of unemployment and price increases for millions of Americans who now benefit from US-China economic ties, and who would lose their jobs and livelihoods as the inevitable effect of a trade war".

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:40

The comments come as the two leaders wrapped up a Florida summit, and signal a U-turn from his anti-China rhetoric on the campaign trail previous year. Xi invited Trump to visit China later this year. Iran, which also backs Assad, denounced the USA strike, saying it was "dangerous, destructive and a violation of worldwide laws" to use chemical weapons as an excuse for unilateral action .

by | April 12, 2017 | 04:30

The ministry made no mention of retaliating against Beijing and said that it would only strike South Korean and USA bases in accordance with the August 1949 Geneva Conventions. "We have engaged in deeper understanding , and have built a trust - a preliminary working relationship and friendship", he said. But he has moderated his tone since his election and he welcomed the 63-year-old Chinese leader to Mar-a-Lago's ornate dining room with an open agenda created to enable the pair build a ...

by | April 11, 2017 | 00:10

We have a fantastic team behind us and I'm just so pleased. One For Arthur is owned by the Two Golf Widows , aka Deborah Thomson and Belinda McClung, a steward at Kelso. "It was amusing, but everything has just gone so smoothly including winning the race". "This is the best feeling I have ever had, or ever will have", Fox said.

by | April 11, 2017 | 00:08

In response, Syria's ally Russian Federation accused the USA of encouraging "terrorists" with unilateral actions. In the few days between the Ghouta chemical attack and Obama's planned strike, it was determined it likely had been a "false flag", i.e., an attack by one party in a conflict that's made to look as if it's been carried out by their enemy.

by | April 11, 2017 | 00:07

Monday. Since the plane was overbooked, the airline asked four passengers to give up their seats before the flight could depart. "The doctor needed to work at the hospital the next day, so he refused to 'volunteer, ' United made a decision to use force on doctor", said Anspach.

by | April 11, 2017 | 00:07

The New York Times first reported news of the Xinhua article. Trump has said that if China doesn't exert more pressure on North Korea, the United States will act alone. North Korea has so far conducted five confirmed nuclear tests and numerous missile test-launches. Diplomatically isolated North Korea considers Syria a key ally.

by | April 11, 2017 | 00:07

After taking swift revenge for his defeat by Vettel in the Formula One season-opener, and claiming his 106th podium to go joint-second with Alain Prost on the list of drivers with most rostrum results, the Briton said: "I think it's going to be the closest championship race I've been involved in".