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Is Serena Williams pregnant?

Serena Williams apparently won the Australian Open while pregnant in January. Williams hasn't played since her Australian Open triumph, which saw her surpass Steffi Graf for the most Grand Slam singles titles in the Open Era. She may now have an Open era record of 23 Grand Slam victories, but Australian tennis player, Margaret Court won 24 Grand Slams over the Open and Amateur eras. Read More »

North Korea warning: 'Don't mess with us'

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Last month, the council was united in strongly condemning the launch of three missiles and expressed serious concern over Pyongyang's "increasingly destabilizing behavior". North Korea claimed earlier this year that it had successfully tested a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile. Ahead of the "Day of the Sun" on April 15, one of the biggest celebrations in the North Korean calendar, North Korea analysts said satellite images showed Pyongyang was " primed and ready " for a ... Read More »

Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

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Pope Francis will use a visit to Fatima, Portugal, next month to canonize two shepherd children who the Catholic Church believes saw apparitions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago. Their cousin Lucia joined a convent. The first two were revealed soon and concerned a vision of hell, seen by believers as a prediction of the outbreak of World War Two, a warning that Russian Federation would "spread her errors" in the world, and a need for general conversion to God and a need for prayer. Read More »

WestJet announces plans for 'ultra-low-cost-carrier'

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WestJet started as a discount carrier with three aircraft serving five destinations in Western Canada. "We have built WestJet from its low-priced regional roots into a renowned worldwide airline", co-founder Clive Beddoe said in the release. Read More »

Tir de missile raté. Washington dénonce une "provocation"

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Le général, qui dirige le conseil de sécurité nationale, a dit que le président Trump et son homologue chinois Xi Jinping avaient "noué une relation chaleureuse" lors de leur rencontre en Floride début avril. La version récente du missile balistique sol-air à longue portée de type Lightning, testé il y a un an et dont la portée est de 100 km, ainsi que le missile MSBS de type Polaris d'une portée de 1000 km ont été dévoilés à l'occasion du plus grand défilé militaire dans l'histoire de la ... Read More »

Pyongyang marks founder's 105th birth anniversary, displays new missile

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Pence arrived in the region a day after North Korea celebrated the birth anniversary of the country's late founder with a military parade showing off missiles and military hardware. A series of what appeared to be KN-08 missiles were among the weapons rolled out on trucks. China has also stepped up economic pressure on North Korea . Read More »

South Africa opposition unites against Zuma

An emboldened President Jacob Zuma has told African National Congress (ANC) supporters that he's not bothered by people calling him names. Widely respected in global financial circles, Gordhan had opposed Zuma's unaffordable scheme to buy nuclear power plants from Russian Federation, a nontransparent deal that could open new channels for corruption. Read More »

Facebook will make smartphones windows to augmented reality

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Now, it seems like the social media platform wants to make AR accessible to smartphone cameras so that people wouldn't need to necessarily buy a high-tech eyewear. Additionally chat extensions will allow multiple people to chat with same business simultaneously. Facebook also enhanced its M virtual assistant to interact with third-party apps to order food or shop online. Read More »

Israeli defense officials warn Assad still has chemical weapons

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France has said it will provide evidence within days that the Syrian regime was behind the chemical attack which killed more than 80 people, including up to 30 children. It came after a joint UN-OPCW investigation concluded in October that the Syrian air force had dropped chlorine barrel-bombs from helicopters on three opposition-held villages in 2014 and 2015. Read More »

United Nations evades question on Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence

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Asserting that India's position on this matter is clear, Swaraj said there is no evidence of wrongdoing by Jadhav. "Kulbhushan Jadhav is a kidnapped innocent Indian, who is a retired officer of the Indian Navy". We don't have the any consular access but what we are getting about Jadhav that he was carrying Indian passport. The spokesman, Gopal Baglay, added that it was odd that the news of the death sentence against Jadhav and the news of "conditional access" - "that means no access" - ... Read More »

Who will win the match today

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This will be the final home game for Kings XI Punjab at Indore in this edition. But all these players failed to click in the last three matches which resulted in Punjab's defeats. Compare this to the way Mumbai Indians have been playing this season, who have perhaps surprised themselves by winning their first few games, and you'd find that this could very well be a one-sided contest if one is to base his prediction purely on current form. Read More »

Syria evacuations resume days after bombing - state media, war monitor

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the latest delay was the result of an 11th-hour rebel demand for the release of prisoners held by President Bashar al-Assad's government. A second phase is due to begin in June. Residents of Foua and Kefraya were agreed to be transferred to the outskirts of Aleppo City, the coastal province of Latakia or Damascus, while the gunmen and their families would leave for Idlib City. Read More »

Arkansas high court issues stay for 1 inmate

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson expressed frustration with the repeated legal hurdles, and in a statement Wednesday night criticized the state Supreme Court, which has voted 4-3 on the death penalty cases. The other inmate scheduled for Thursday, Ledell Lee , argued unsuccessfully Tuesday in a Little Rock courtroom that he be given a chance to test blood and hair evidence that could prove he didn't beat 26-year-old Debra Reese to death during a 1993 robbery in Jacksonville. Read More »

Sécurité. Marine Le Pen durcit le ton

Les utilisateurs des réseaux sociaux ironisent sur le fait qu'être une femme à chats l'aide à créer l'image d'une femme forte et indépendante. L'offensive a été lancée dès le 5 février par Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, très populaire à droite, qui a enjoint l'électorat conservateur à se tourner vers le " plan M ", c'est-à-dire Marine Le Pen . Read More »

WRAPUP 3-Pence reassures Japan of U.S. resolve against North Korea

Lu said the situation in the Korean Peninsula was highly sensitive, complicated and high risk and all sides should avoid taking provocative actions that add fuel to fire. After meeting with Abe, Pence held talks with Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on a new U.S. -Japan "economic dialogue" to be led by the two. Read More »

12-month birth control bill heads to Senate for final approval

Sen. Shane Massey, R-Edgefield, the Senate's Republican majority leader, pushed back against those criticisms, pointing out the Republican-led Senate was taking up debate just hours after the critical press conferences of Tuesday morning. "If it doesn't, the bill dies", Bissonette said. But opponents were scrambling again ahead of a House State Affairs committee meeting Wednesday that has revived the effort. Read More »

US VP says 'the sword stands ready' against North Korea

Speaking to US and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier Wednesday, he called North Korea the most urgent and risky threat to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific region. "It can cause North Korea to revisit prior assumptions and to kind of rethink the situation, but it's unclear yet whether that's going to have a sufficient effect to actually bring this to a good conclusion". Read More »

Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program

Reports emerged Tuesday that Montes was deported from the U.S. following a February 17 encounter with a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent in Calexico, Calif. Montes' case has received worldwide attention because Trump had pledged to exempt people enrolled in the DACA program from being deported under his tougher enforcement policies toward undocumented immigrants. Read More »

North Korea missile launch a 'provocation', U.S. defence chief says

The late-night host thinks when Trump does so, it's because he can not remember Kim Jong-un's name. North Korea has accelerated its nuclear and missile tests in recent years, despite worldwide condemnation and United Nations sanctions. The uninhabited isles in Japanese-administered waters are known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China. Trump acknowledged on Sunday that the softer line he had taken on China's management of its currency was linked to its help on North Korea. Read More »

May wins Parliament vote to hold snap elections on June 8

With the Prime Minister needing the support of 434 MPs - two thirds of all seats in the House of Commons - some 522 voted for the early election, with just 13 against. The premier said she would campaign to make the U.K.'s departure from the European Union a success and to "build a stronger Britain". "I think it is right now to ask the British people, to put their trust in me and the Conservative Party to deliver on their vote past year a Brexit plan that will make a success for this ... Read More »

Brexit: May and Corbyn to do battle in snap election

Three Labour MPs - Jonathan Reynolds, Lisa Nandy and Clive Lewis - were contradicted by the leadership when they called for the party not to put up a candidate in Richmond Park where they say Liberal Democrats stand a better chnace of beating the Tories. Read More »