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USA carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers

It added that the strike would be " an actual example to show our military's force " and called the aircraft carrier a " gross animal ". The Navy's 3rd Fleet announced on April 8 that the Pacific commander had ordered the Carl Vinson Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier, two guided-missile destroyers and a cruiser, to sail north after departing Singapore. Read More »

Germany criticizes mass detentions in Turkey

The cleric was blamed for last year's failed coup. Most of Wednesday's arrests involved police but other institutions could be next, the BBC reports . The CHP said it would take its appeal to the European Court of Human Rights. The second wave of lustrations of the public sector has started in Turkey, beginning with the police. Read More »

Hungary's Orban says accusations over Soros school 'unfounded'

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The law has triggered mass street protests in Hungary in support of the CEU, but Orban says it is needed to prevent foreign universities from issuing dubious diplomas. The president of the Soros-backed Central European University, Michael Ignatieff, says it means that his campus in Budapest "has a gun pointed to its head" and might not be able to accept new students after January 1. Read More »

Trump spokesman calls Flynn probe 'appropriate'

Flynn resigned on February 13 after failing to disclose his talks with Sergei Kislyak, Russian ambassador to the United States, before Trump took office. Kislyak. Additionally, the House oversight committee said on Tuesday that Flynn may have broken the law by not properly disclosing payments from Russian Federation and Turkey. Read More »

Man carrying knives arrested near Downing Street in Whitehall

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Pictures on social media showed forensics officers examining the scene and armed police surrounding a man on the ground. He said police "looked like they were tending" to him, adding: "He was arrested". Police reportedly followed him before the arrest as he travelled on the London Underground. Khalid Masood was shot dead after killing four people on Westminster Bridge before crashing his auto and stabbing PC Keith Palmer dead at the entrance to the House of Commons. Read More »

N Korea conducts live-fire drill as U.S. submarine docks in South

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Despite what many have said for decades, the North Koreans are risky and criminal, but they are neither insane nor irrational. Donald Trump has warned about a "major, major conflict" between the USA and North Korea, saying a catastrophic confrontation with the isolated state was "absolutely" possible. Read More »

Boris Johnson's sister joins rival party for United Kingdom vote

What you've said, I think, is reviled by most people in this country. Both Ms Johnson and the Lib Dems declined to comment, but a party source told Channel 4 News the new recruit was an "endorsement" of their election strategy. US officials have said further attacks are likely if Assad uses chemical weapons again. Myers believes the Tories are using Johnson in the campaign now to excite and motivate voters - but then he'll shuffle off to safe Conservative strongholds. Read More »

Sarthe Présidentielle : le cas de conscience de La France insoumise

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Crédités de près de 20 % chacun au 1er tour, les deux candidats ont adopté une stratégie opposée face au duel du 2nd tour entre Emmanuel Macron et Marine Le Pen. Curiosité de cette consultation, les militants ne peuvent pas revendiquer un vote frontiste: ils ont le choix entre le vote Macron, l'abstention et le vote blanc. Read More »

German FM refuses to take Netanyahu's phone call

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B'Tselem is a prominent NGO that records human rights abuses and Jewish settlement building in Palestinian territories. Gabriel's visit with groups "Breaking the Silence" and B'Tselem came a day after Israel commemorated Holocaust Remembrance Day, when Gabriel attended a wreath-laying ceremony at the Yad Vashem memorial alongside Netanyahu. Read More »

Tillerson says China asked NK to stop nuke tests

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The briefing team will then speak to House members in the Capitol. The unusual sessions don't necessarily presage the use of force along one of the world's most heavily militarized frontiers, and some lawmakers questioned whether the cross-Washington procession was largely show, with Trump expected to drop in on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building gathering of lawmakers. Read More »

North Korea threat: Top admiral calls on more missile interceptors in Hawaii

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South Korean and US national security advisers agreed on Thursday that the deployment of a USA anti-missile defense system was moving ahead smoothly, South Korea's presidential office said. Senators are to be briefed by the defence secretary, James Mattis, and Tillerson on Wednesday. Harris said the USS Carl Vinson strike group was now in the Philippine Sea just east of Okinawa, "in striking range and power projection range of North Korea if called upon to do that". Read More »

Tillerson: China threatened to sanction North Korea over another nuclear test

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Rex Tillerson, the secretary of state, said China had threatened to impose sanctions of its own on the regime of Kim Jong-un unless it halted its provocative nuclear programme. A suspected US drone strike kills several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, a regional government official and an Islamist militant say, in a rare strike on Pakistani soil. Read More »

May uses Brexit warning to take fight to Labour

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Merkel said it made "no sense" to negotiate a future UK-EU relationship without agreement on the UK's financial commitments to the EU, while also hinting that parallel discussions could be possible once questions about budget contributions had been satisfied. Read More »

US wants early results from NKorea pressure

Trump's comments come a day after his administration briefed almost every U.S. senator on the North Korea issue, a rare gathering of the entire Senate at the White House. Tillerson said the added pressure is compounded by the growing threat the North Korean nuclear program could pose to China. "Our message to China is, the time for strategic patience - for waiting North Korea out, for trying to gently nudge it back into talks - is past". Read More »

Facebook unveils unit studying communication by thought, touch

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The social network giant, at its annual developers conference, unveiled Wednesday projects aimed at allowing users to use their minds to type messages or their skin to hear words. "That is why we love great writers and poets, because they are just a little bit better at compressing the fullness of a thought into words". Facebook started the Building 8 group previous year, and put it in the hands of Dugan, who had previously led an advanced-technology projects group at Google. Read More »

Witness describes arrest of UK terror suspect

A witness described seeing two knives on the ground, one of which he described as a large bread knife. Westminster was already on a heightened state of alert following the terrorist atrocity committed by Masood, also known as Adrian Ajao, on March 22. Read More »

EDITO - "La séquence Whirlpool a remis en marche la campagne de Macron"

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Emmanuel Macron "a respecté la démocratie représentative" en rencontrant les syndicats de Whirlpool mercredi à Amiens, au moment où Marine Le Pen faisait "un coup de com", a commenté jeudi Jean-Claude Mailly, secrétaire général de FO. "La télévision renvoie l'image brute des candidats". "Le Front national se nourrit de la fracture démocratique, il a les pires pratiques de l'ancien régime", a-t-il commencé. Read More »

France's Le Pen uses guerrilla tactics to unsettle Macron

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President Vladimir Putin granted an audience to Le Pen in the Kremlin last month, bestowing a level of worldwide recognition that had until then eluded her in the countdown to the election.Le Pen has said she admires Putin and backs the lifting of the European Union's economic sanctions imposed on Russian Federation over its role in the Ukraine conflict.The Kremlin says it is not backing any candidate in the election, which it says is purely a matter for the French people. Read More »

Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams - fourth inmate to die in eight days

Lethal injections, however, remain the most common method of capital punishment across the US. His death warrant expires at midnight. A federal judge has rejected an inmate's request for a last-minute stay to stop his execution. It ultimately denied all legal claims. The Boren family will reportedly witness Williams' execution. Medical experts who testified before Baker said that the final drug, potassium chloride, causes considerable pain when injected and is typically diluted when given ... Read More »

South Korea missile defense online in 'coming days'

Harris said Thursday, April 27, 2017 , that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen, but he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban missile crisis decades ago. "It's (the location) their choice", said Senator Ben Cardin, lead Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The testimony was the latest sobering reminder of growing USA alarm about North Korean capabilities. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron veut revoir le rôle de première dame

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Revenons au point de départ. " Mais " reste qu'en 2012, Valérie Trierweiler n'avait tout simplement pas eu sa place au centre de la scène de la place de la Bastille, le jour de la victoire de François Hollande - elle était restée dans l'ombre, sur le côté. Read More »

Afghan defense minister, army chief of staff resign over military base attack

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis looks out over Kabul as he arrives via helicopter at Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, April 24, 2017. People in Afghanistan slammed the government over its incompetency to counter the attack. He referred to the use of the Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb to target the Islamic State in Nangarhar about a fortnight ago and said the attack was meant to "send a very clear message to ISIS". Read More »

Nintendo Toys Are Coming Back to McDonald's Happy Meals

In 2014, McDonald's put Mario Kart 8 toys in its Happy Meals to commemorate the initial release of the popular racing game. They even do things. sort of. PETA's feud with McDonald's has always been documented, but this is the first time that feud has spilled over into video games, with this Happy Meal deal. Read More »

(GERN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Piper Jaffray Companies

Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Geron in a research note on Thursday, March 2nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Geron Co". If you are reading this news story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark law. Read More »