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Massive iceberg draws tourists to tiny Canadian town

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Canada's CBC News said that over the Easter weekend , the Southern Shore highway near the town was blocked with traffic as photographers pulled up to snap pictures. John's, an hour's drive away, he said. The International Ice Patrol said 648 icebergs have been seen in the trans-Atlantic shipping lanes as of this week. Read More »

ACC Announces Return of League Championships to North Carolina After HB2 Repeal

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I also want to acknowledge and thank the sports committees that reviewed these exceptional bids and made the selections based on providing the best possible experience for our student-athletes, coaches and spectators", said Comstock. Cincinnati also will host first- and second-round action, marking the first time in 30 years the tournament will have been staged there. - The ACC on Wednesday outlined the terms under which college sports championships would return to competition in North ... Read More »

Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

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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. Some economists have criticized the Trump administration's focus on trade deficits as a way of viewing US economic ties with the rest of the world. Read More »

US carrier heading toward Korean Peninsula

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Since Donald Trump took office, North Korea has launched at least eight ballistic missiles, and there is evidence that the North is preparing for a sixth nuclear test; however, there is no clear indication as to when the next test may occur. Read More »

ISIS Wants Alliance With Al-Qaeda, Says Iraqi Vice President

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The war between ISIS militants and Iraqi forces is taking a heavy toll on several hundred thousand civilians trapped inside the city, with severely malnourished babies reaching hospitals in government-held areas. The Islamic State, which made territorial gains in Mosul and parts of northern Iraq, has more recently been pushed out of much of the region under pressure from an worldwide coalition that includes the United States. Read More »

North Korea surprises with display of new missiles

A TV screen shows file footage of North Korea's ballistic missiles, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Sunday's launch comes a day after the 105th birthday of late North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff did not provide details of the launch, and it was not immediately clear what type of missile was sacked. Pence's remarks at an Easter Service with American troops based in South Korea came after North Korea launched a ... Read More »

Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

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Barghouti is serving a life sentence over his role in the violent second Palestinian intifada. An Israel Prisons Service spokesman said some 1,100 inmates at eight jails had joined the strike.nearly 6,500 Palestinians are being held in 22 Israeli prisons, said Qadoura Fares, head of the Palestinian Prisoners' Club that advocates on behalf of the inmates. Read More »

Trump pulls his punches on China and Germany

The Treasury also warned that it will scrutinize China's trade and currency practices very closely and called for faster opening of China's economy to United States goods and services and a shift away from exports to more domestic consumption. Read More »

Russia Relations May Be At An 'All-Time Low'

Damascus and Moscow claim the toxic gas that killed dozens of civilians in a rebel-held Syrian town on April 4 was released when government bombs struck a rebel-controlled chemical weapons depot - an assertion that Western governments reject. Read More »

Chinese foreign minister: No winners if Korea war breaks out

According to the resolution at that time, Israel had the right to statehood, Palestine also had the right to statehood. Wang further noted the urgency of restarting Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, which remain stalled in the face of Israel's continued construction of illegal settlements and a USA administration seemingly hell-bent on entrenching the most extreme of Israel's apartheid policies . Read More »

Tusk, May to maintain regular contact during Brexit negotiations

That is apparently what European Council President Donald Tusk and British Prime Minister Theresa May have agreed to do when it comes to the upcoming Brexit talks. It was the first time the two had met since May triggered the Article 50 process last week, setting in motion Britain's departure from the European Union (EU) through an official letter delivered to Tusk on Britain's decision to leave the bloc. Read More »

Taiwan bans eating dog and cat meat

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Reactions to the latest law were mixed, with some islanders deeming it unfair that only cats and dogs had been chosen to enjoy better protection. On Tuesday, the country's parliament passed amendments to its Animal Protection Act , which will also prohibit those using a auto or motorbike from pulling their pets along on a leash, The Guardian reports. Read More »

Unseasonably Warm through Easter

You might say what about the other side of the equation? We could still see some sunshine both days, but you should still be prepared for any rain that may come by the afternoon. Morning clouds gave way to plenty of afternoon sunshine across most of the Arklatex today. Thursday will be our driest day with no rain expected. Read More »

N. Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

As a US Navy strike group headed toward the Korean Peninsula, Tillerson said China agrees that action is necessary to address North Korea's nuclear arsenal, following last week's meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping . Read More »

GOP member of House Intelligence Committee claims 'unmasked' reports were detailed

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Further, there is absolutely no evidence that Rice engaged in criminal activity by leaking names of the Trump officials she requested to unmask. According to Eli Lake of Bloomberg, Rice "requested the identities of U.S. Trump. It's the policy. When anyone's name appears unless there's an intelligence value to it, the name has to be blacked out and masked. The list reportedly revealed the names of individuals tightly-affiliated with Trump, including the names of people related to Trump. Read More »

U.S. Carrier Diverts to North Asia Amid North Korea Tension

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North Korea is not afraid of President Donald Trump's strikes on Syria, a state-run media outlet said Sunday. In a call on Thursday, a day after North Korea's latest missile test, Abe said he and Trump had agreed the ballistic missile launch was "a risky provocation and a serious threat". Read More »

Does Boris Johnson look 'daft' after pulling out of Russian Federation meeting?

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Fallon wrote in the Sunday Times and said that the Kremlin is responsible "by proxy" and the "principle baker" of Syria's president, Bashar al-Assad and his regime. But there have been repeated allegations of chemical weapons use by the government since then. Saturday's phone call was the first between the top diplomats of Russian Federation and the U.S. Read More »

Motives for North Korea's latest missile test

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The government today condemned the launch of the medium-range ballistic missile by the North Korea into the Sea of Japan. With mounting fears about North Korea's growing nuclear program, the White House plans to pressure Xi to take a tougher approach with their increasingly aggressive Korean ally. Read More »

Samsung launches Galaxy C7 Pro in India, priced Rs 27990

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Samsung India is gearing up to launch a new smartphone at an event in Delhi on Friday. Galaxy C7 Pro can only be acquired in the 64GB of internal storage mode. Samsung has stopped adding a lot of the bloatware found on the company's previous smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy S8 hits the stores this April 28. Read More »

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged the launch in a statement but said the U.S. had spoken enough about North Korea and would not comment further. North Korea's last four missile tests were fired from different sites. The South Korean government reacted by convening its National Security Council and ordering its troops to a higher state of readiness, while the Japanese government issued a strongly worded condemnation of Pyongyang's latest act of provocation. Read More »

North Korea Test-fires Missile Into Sea Ahead Of Trump-Xi Summit

Tuesday ET) from the area of the port city of Sinpo traveled about 60 kilometers, or just over 37 miles, before crashing into the sea, a South Korean military officer said. Ralph Cossa, president of the Pacific Forum CSIS think tank in Honolulu, said he was expecting North Korea would do something to coincide with the Trump-Xi summit, perhaps conduct a nuclear test. Read More »

Concerned about White House infighting, Trump eyes shake-up

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A senior official told The Daily Beast that the friction between the Bannon and Kushner camps boiled down to a broad range of policy concerning "trade, health care, immigration, taxes, [terrorism] - you name it". Recently, Bannon was removed from hisNational Security Council post by President Trump. Bannon reportedly had a tantrum , threatening to quit the administration altogether, but was talked down by billionaire Republican mega-donor Rebekah Mercer. Read More »

Cabinet shuffle proves that Zuma puts party above country

Last week, President Zuma who also fired Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, Transport Minister, Dipuo Peters, and Public Service and Administration Minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodiwhen, said he made changes to the National Executive "in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness". Read More »

Tyler Clinton, Bill and Hillary's Nephew, Signs Modeling Contract

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The 22-year-old announced the news on Instagram , sharing a particularly dapper photo of himself dressed in a dark tux. Tyler Clinton , nephew of Hillary and Bill , has signed a modeling contract with IMG, the same agency that represents Gigi and Bella Hadid, Amber Valleta, and Ashley Graham . Read More »

House probe into Russia's interference is stalled

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Nunes rebuffed calls to step aside from the Russia Investigation and House Speaker Paul Ryan today also expressed confidence in Nunes' ability. The request for recusal marks a critical split between Schiff and Nunes, who had worked closely on the House investigation into ties between top aides to the campaign of President Donald Trump and Russian officials. Read More »

Israeli killed in West Bank car ramming attack: army

An Israeli soldier has succumbed to injuries he received when a vehicle ran into him while he was standing on the sidewalk at Ofra Junction on Route 60, in the Binyamin region. While violence has somewhat subsided in recent months, there are fears the upcoming week-long Passover holiday will lead to a fresh outbreak of tensions, particularly if there is an increase in Jewish visitors to the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem . Read More »