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Australia 'committed to' China extradition treaty, but opposition has heard nothing

The agreement on cyber security was struck following a meeting between Malcolm Turnbull, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Chinese politician Meng Jianzhu in Sydney on Friday. The debate would focus on the disallowance motion that remained on the books. Tasmanian Liberal Eric Abetz raised his objections to the agreement in the Coalition party room and the former prime minister, Tony Abbott, intervened publicly to argue the treaty should not proceed. Read More »

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 Certified With Android Nougat

The inventory list announced by IHS Markit shows that the components of the Galaxy S8 carry a total price tag of $ 301.60 and that the added $ 5.9 in manufacturing costs raise the bill to 307.50 dollars for each unit. While it's not clear if Samsung wanted to play safe after the Galaxy Note7 debacle jolted the company previous year, the Galaxy S8's battery seems to be a decent performer. Read More »

Top officials say USA must confront Russian Federation for arming Taliban

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Earlier on April 1, three security personnel were killed and six school children wounded after a suicide vehicle bomber targeted a military convoy in Khost, 150 km southeast of Kabul. "We discussed his initiative to make the government ... more responsive to all of the Afghan people, and we all recognize the challenges to this government of that effort presented by enemies of the Afghan people who refused to renounce violence", Mattis said. Read More »

The Patriots go to Washington -- some of them, at least

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President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, April 19, 2017 , during a ceremony where he honored the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots for their Super Bowl LI victory. Ugh. Mr James also pointed out that only 27 players attended the event in 2005. Galynn Brady , Tom's mother, has been battling cancer and is now in Boston which may be the reason for his inability to attend the event. Read More »

Arkansas executes 1 death row inmate, but 2nd gets temporary stay

On Thursday, Ledell Lee was put to death in the state's first execution since 2005 . The stay had come just minutes before Williams, 46, was scheduled to begin undergoing the lethal injection process and approximately an hour after Jack Jones, 52, was pronounced dead by state officials. Read More »

S.Korea confirms North Korean live-fire drill on army anniversary

In Washington, the State Department said it was aware of reports that a USA citizen was detained in North Korea but had no further comment because of privacy considerations. It held its first classes in 2010. The Chinese foreign ministry has previously said any sanctions taken against North Korea must be approved through the UN Security Council, and it opposed unilateral sanctions. Read More »

Texas Senate approves creating state music museum in Austin

Of all the cities in the Lone Star State, it only makes sense that Austin would be home to Texas' music museum. The latest Texas news from The Associated Press. A central museum also would enable Texas to retain memorabilia that might otherwise end up in Nashville or Washington, D.C., he said. Approved 24-6, SB 1147 next goes to the House, where a committee approved an nearly identical bill earlier this month. Read More »

BJP chalks out its Gujarat poll strategy at Somnath meeting

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While addressing party functionaries at the BJP state executive meet in the temple town of Gujarat, party President Amit Shah once again stated his vision of completely removing Congress from the roots. In the 2012 polls, the BJP won 116 seats and the Congress 60 seats. BJP's strategy in Tripura involves sending central ministers to the state regularly to educate the people on the central government-sponsored schemes and point out the lapses in their implementation by the state government. Read More »

Mother of Todd Kohlhepp dies, coroner says

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A SC woman whose son faces seven murder charges has died. The quadruple homicide at Superbike was unsolved until November 2016, shortly after investigators found Anderson resident Kala Brown chained in a storage container on Kohlhepp's property near Woodruff In total, Kohlhepp is accused of kidnapping Brown and killing seven people, including Charles David Carver, Brown's boyfriend. Read More »

Un journaliste de RFI condamné à 10 ans de prison — Cameroun

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Le juge du Tribunal militaire de Yaoundé a décidé d'une condamnation à dix ans de prison ferme pour le reporter qui devra également payer une amende de 55 millions de Francs Cfa. Certes, le journaliste a, durant ce feuilleton judiciaire, échappé au couperet de la peine de mort et de la peine d'emprisonnement à vie. En le condamnant à cette lourde peine pour une prétendue " collusion " avec la secte islamiste Boko Haram, l'on peut dire que la justice camerounaise veut ainsi envoyer un signal ... Read More »

US President to Help Farmers in Dairy Fight with Canada

The US dairy industry says that agreement led to Wisconsin and NY companies losing millions of dollars in ultra-filtered milk exports due to a drop in demand for the ingredients from Canada. Trump also reiterated his threat to eliminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA ) with Canada and Mexico if it can not be changed. Trump said on Thursday "what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace ". Read More »

North Korea's capital quiet for army anniversary

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After the meeting, Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, said there was an open dialogue. North Korea has been aggressively pursuing a decades-long goal of putting a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, capable of reaching the US mainland. Read More »

Throat cancer robbed Erin Moran of her voice

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Happy Days star Erin Moran died of complications from stage 4 cancer, according to the Harrison County coroner's office and sheriff's department. 'On Saturday the 22nd day of April, 2017, Erin Marie Moran-Fleischmann passed away at her residence located in New Salisbury, Indiana, ' the statement read. Read More »

François Hollande va voter Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron , sorti vainqueur du premier tour de la présidentielle dimanche, effectue une percée auprès des Français établis en Suisse romande, alors que ce vote était traditionnellement acquis à la droite. A l'étranger, le président de la Commission européenne Jean-Claude Juncker a souhaité " bon courage pour la suite " à Emmanuel Macron . C'est la première fois dans l'histoire de la Ve République que la droite est absente au second tour d'une élection présidentielle. Read More »

Anzac Day 2017: PM Turnbull visits troops in Afghanistan

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Mr Turnbull also met with Iraqi Prime Minister Dr Haider Al-Abadi, and congratulated him on the strong military gains against ISIS, which has now lost more 60 per cent of territory it once held in Iraq. The Prime Minister reiterated the Federal Government's commitment to the war effort against the Taliban in Afghanistan and said Australia would continue to work with other countries to build up the country's security institutions. Read More »

Trump Administration Calls on North Korea to Free Jailed US Citizen

Kim is a former professor at Yanbian University of Science and Technology in China, close to the Korean border. An official at South Korea's National Intelligence Service said it was not aware of the reported arrest. The situation near the Korean Peninsula has escalated recently, following several missile and nuclear tests carried out by Pyongyang. Last week, Vice President Pence visited South Korea and Japan, warning that the US response to any use of weapons by North Korea would be ... Read More »

Georgia's Special Election Isn't Over Yet

Democrats historically haven't had much success in the district, which sits just north of Atlanta. Or will Democrats regard it as a disappointment given the flawless storm of factors that seemed to be lining up in Ossoff's favor for Tuesday's vote? The 30-year-old Democrat Jon Ossoff fell a few percentage points shy of an outright victory. Read More »

Younis Khan sheds light on his Pakistan retirement controversy

The gritty right-hander celebrated his achievement by taking his helmet off and saluting his teammates in the dressing room. On resumption, Younis became the first Pakistan player to cross 10,000 Test runs while a couple of deliveries later Azam reached his half-century. Read More »

Les catholiques ont mis Fillon en tête, les musulmans Mélenchon — Sondage

Tout d'abord, Marine Le Pen s'en est pris au "mondialisme" et au libéralisme du fondateur d'"En marche!": "Monsieur Macron a bénéficié d'un brouillard savamment entretenu avant le premier tour". C'est une conviction mais il faut passer des paroles aux actes, c'est pourquoi je me suis mise en congé de la présidence du Front national . Les responsables LR avaient laissé éclater dans la matinée leurs divergences sur la position pour le second tour: appeler explicitement ou pas à voter ... Read More »

Google Now Translates Local Reviews In Your Language

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Google's Translate service, which uses company's neural machine translation technology, now supports nine Indian languages - Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, and Kannada. Instead of translating the sentences piece by piece, the tool will treat the sentence as a whole and will translate it all together. The feature may be relatively minor in the grand scheme of things, but could turn users away from other travel apps offering local reviews in favor of ... Read More »

Macron's win is good news for France

Supporters of Macron have called on the French public to embrace the candidate they believe has the ability to silence the views of the far-right, represented by presidential rival Le Pen and the National Front party. Francois Fillon , the scandal-plagued conservative Republicans candidate, came in third with just shy of 20 percent of the vote, just ahead of Melenchon. Read More »

Iowa City police investigating suspicious death of man

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According to a news release, police based that decision on evidence collected at the scene and the known circumstances surrounding the death. Iowa City police Capt. for a medical call. Someone had reported that a man's body was inside the building across the street from the Johnson County Jail. An autopsy is being conducted on the deceased subject with results expected on Tuesday. Read More »

Paris mosque urges Muslims to follow 'path of hope' by voting Macron

Tajani spoke through a translator on Monday at a news conference in the Slovak capital, Bratislava, where he attended a conference of speakers of European Union member states' parliaments. "He criticised French culture", Florian Philippot, deputy leader of Le Pen's National Front, told BFM TV. The outgoing socialist president Francois Hollande announced on Monday he would vote for Mr Macron as part of what he hoped would be a unified front against the extreme right and the risk it posed, ... Read More »

US defense secretary says Syria scatters warplanes, retains chemical weapons

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin points to a member of the media as he answers questions during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington , Monday, April 24, 2017. The Israeli military later said it retaliated and "targeted the locations where the launching originated". Like the allegations over this staged chemical weapons attack, Mattis' charge that Syria has kept its chemical weapons is totally unsubstantiated and created to provide the pretext ... Read More »

French Socialists back Macron in upcoming election

Marine Le Pen poses for a selfie Monday after getting a haircut in Paris . He says there is no such thing as French culture. Tajani spoke through a translator on Monday at a news conference in the Slovak capital, Bratislava, where he attended a conference of speakers of European Union member states' parliaments. Read More »