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40000 soldiers, police for ASEAN summit in Philippines

Duterte's predecessor, President Benigno Aquino, petitioned the court in the Netherlands in 2013, and its arbitration tribunal ruled last July that China's claim to nearly the entire South China Sea has no legal or historical basis. "Arbitral, it's only between China and the Philippines". Duterte said he would not raise the ruling during the ASEAN events this week, with the bloc's foreign ministers meeting on Friday and the leaders convening on Saturday.

AAP govt removes Kapil Mishra as minister, inducts 2 new faces

He joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in mid 2014. "Nobody will believe it". When Kapil Mishra posted a letter on Twitter addressed to Delhi ACB Chief M.K. "Was Kejriwal lying to the public of Delhi since 2015?" When I wanted to meet the anti-corruption bureau, everyone knows what had happened. "Tomorrow, I will reveal the names, which include people close to Arvind", he said.

Israeli Missile Shoots Down Syrian Aircraft That Crossed Border

The Syrian army confirmed that Israel missile fire targeted a Syrian military position near the global airport of the capital Damascus. Reuters cited Syrian rebel sources and other regional sources as saying Israel was responsible for the attack.

Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

The proposal was put forth by the Russians and agreed to by Turkish leaders who are acting as a guarantor for a coalition of forces opposed to the Assad regime. Moscow's draft proposal included four safe zones. The United Nations will support de-escalation, said the spokesman but he did not elaborate. The Syrian government supported the plan, but Syrian opposition announced it would not accept it, saying the pact threatens Syria's territorial integrity.

Why Nigerien President Issoufou's visit to Buhari was postponed - Adesina

We always said Mr President will stick to his doctors' advice so that he can recover much more quickly. Earlier this week, a group of prominent Nigerians has called on Mr Buhari to take medical leave as concerns about his health grow. Thirteen influential civil society figures, said in a statement on Monday that the president's absence from the cabinet meetings, as well as the weekly Friday Muslim prayers, "has fuelled further speculation and rumours" about his medical condition.

Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS

An Iraqi security forces' member directs a tank in the liberated part of Albu Saif village south of Mosul , Iraq February 21, 2017. Iraqi forces supported by the US-led worldwide coalition have moved to the final assault on Mosul as the forces try to retake the town from terrorists still staging resistance.

World Video Game Hall of Fame to announce class of 2017

For those unfamiliar, the World Video Game Hall of Fame was created in 2015 to acknowledge the incredible accomplishments of the video game industry over the years. Donkey Kong, along with Pokémon Red and Green , are now officially recognized by the organization for their impact on the gaming industry and community.

Kerala SSLC Result 2017 or 10th Result to be release today

The Secondary School Leaving Certificate which is known as SSLC, Kerala in short; is actually the class 10th Exams for Students of Kerala. Candidates who had written the examination can check Kerala Board SSLC 10th Results from the direct link provided below.

New Afghanistan troop plan goes to White House next week

The Pentagon is considering sending additional troops to Afghanistan in an effort to "move beyond the stalemate", USA military officials told lawmakers on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday. Army Gen. John Nicholson, the top US commander in Afghanistan , told senators in February that USA -led coalition efforts in the country had reached a "stalemate".

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Ankara denies deliberately targeting them. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey views the Syrian Kurdish forces as an extension of its own Kurdish insurgency, and launched airstrikes against them last week. Khalil said that his forces were not building up in the area. Confirming that the proxy war in Syria is becoming ever less so, the USA has recently shifted from working quietly behind the scenes in Syria's conflict toward overt displays of US force in an attempt to shape the ...

The US asked that 1934 Americans' names be 'unmasked' in intel

Under a controversial national security policy put in place by the Patriot Act after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the NSA has been collecting large amounts of metadata, the digital information that accompanies electronic communications.

Rights group: Trump should seek accountability from Duterte

Trump added that he would "not be happy" if North Korea were to attempt another nuclear bomb test. A representative from the Duterte administration confirmed the phone call. But the most significant call he made was to President Duterte . "It was not a distancing (of relations) but it was rather a rift between me and the (US) State Department and Mr.

Clinton says Comey's letter, Russian hackers cost her the election

She poked fun at Trump's tweets and his repeated comments about the election while saying she was on her way to winning the election if not for a last-minute letter to Congress from FBI Director James Comey and the release of campaign emails from WikiLeaks.

Tornadoes, storms kill 11 in US South

The storm left a trail of destruction in Texas, Missouri , Arkansas, Tennessee and MS, with deadly tornadoes in Texas killing four in the town of Canton, located east of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Homes are severely damaged after a tornado hit the town of Emory, Texas , April 30, 2017. The Missouri State Emergency Management Agency counted 143 water rescues statewide but acknowledged that countless others probably weren't reported.

West Bank clashes erupt as Palestinians protest prisoner conditions

However, the wording suggests Hamas considers this to be an interim step, not a way of ending the conflict. Presenting a new document, the group which controls Gaza, dropped its long-standing call for the destruction of Israel. The sources said Hamas, which has controlled the Gaza Strip since 2007, will say in the document that it agrees to a transitional Palestinian state along the borders from 1967, when Israel captured Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem in a war with Arab states.

Paramedic Shot in East Dallas, Gunman Found Dead

Interim Police Chief David Pughes said police were still interviewing neighbors and witnesses late Monday, but he said officers on the scene were told "it was just a simple dispute between two neighbors that escalated into a shooting". Dozens of police vehicles have swarmed the mostly residential area. Derick Lamont Brown shot a neighbor in a dispute. The incident was near a fire training academy, according to the city.

One dead, one in custody after stabbing at UT

The stabbing victims were described as male students. Officers were on the scene about 90 seconds after the first call, a response that officials believe possibly saved others, Carter said. "Earlier this afternoon, a tragedy struck the heart of the University of Texas campus", Fenves said. University of Texas-Austin student Elissa Garza said she and her friend, Ileanna Guerri, were having lunch, enjoying "a lovely day" on campus Monday, when a fellow student came into the area and attacked ...

Suspect dead after seven shot during San Diego pool party

The victims included four African-American women, two African-American men and a Hispanic man, the AP reported . The shooter seemed at ease, he said, while bloodied victims struggled. The man was shot and killed by police. Ten minutes later, the gunman, who remained seated, started shooting at the group, the witness said. "When we looked over the balcony, he was just sitting down with a gun on his lap", Galiendes said.

European Union warns United Kingdom to resolve Brexit issues with bloc

Michel said: "Maybe the British government will do its utmost to split the 27 nations and it is trap we need to avoid". Unofficial estimates put the figure at €50bn but no official calculations have been made. European Union leaders are ultimately expected to agree that, in such circumstances, Northern Ireland would automatically assume the European Union membership already held by the Republic of Ireland , rather than having to reapply.

Rallies focus on danger posed by climate change

But there's pretty clearly plenty of overlap. Adam Smith Institute fellow Tim Worstall analyzed the April 22, March for Science and concluded that its complaints were not about science, but rather "about political and economic policy".

All Russian sailors rescued after ship collision off Istanbul

The crew of the two ships which collided on Thursday off Turkey's Black Sea coast are safe. Seventy-eight Russian military personnel were reported to have been evacuated from the stricken ship with some rescued from the water, Turkish media reported.

Ivanka Trump wishes Melania Trump a happy birthday: See the message

Trump have always shared a close relationship, and that continues today", she said . Melania is the second foreign-born First Lady of the United States, following Louisa Adams, wife of John Quincy Adams. While the Trumps insist she will move to Washington D.C. before long, they have still not announced a D.C. area school for Barron and have not yet applied to the schools you'd expect him to attend.

Confirmed! Priyanka Chopra To Sign 3 Bollywood Movies After Baywatch

She added candidly, "I have met him and we have discussed films, but it is not Padmavati ". The 34-year-old actress hosted another lavish party to celebrate the success of her Marathi film Ventilator . Besides Priyanka, Baywatch , which releases on May 25, also features Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson. For now, I am only sure that Padmavati is going to be a attractive film.

'Bachelor' star called 911 before allegedly fleeing scene

He is accused of not immediately stopping his vehicle at the scene and failing to return and remain at the scene of the crash, according to a police report . His appearance drew attention to farming life and some of the struggles facing rural Iowa. A source told People that someone picked up the former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant.

Prominent firm to defend 'Bachelor' star in Iowa crash case

According to reports , the accident happened at around 8:20 p.m. on Monday, when Soules rear-ended a John Deere tractor, which went into a ditch. "OK, and the guy was thrown into the ditch?" In the newly released call, obtained by ABC News, Soules breathes heavily as he tries to get help for Kenneth Mosher , the man in the tractor who later died at the hospital after the accident on Monday night.

Death toll in Venezuela's political unrest rises to at least 24

Venezuela has seen near-daily protests since the beginning of April, with opponents of President Nicolas Maduro demanding his ouster. Demonstrations against President Maduro began almost a month ago and since then, 15 people have died around protests-including one National Guard sergeant-and 11 others in evening robberies, said the state prosecutor's office.

Venezuelan forces use tear gas to block latest protest march

Numerous photos show protesters covering their faces with bandanas, fires being started and state security forces releasing clouds of tear gas. Venezuelan Ombudsman Tarek Saab‏ on Monday said pro-government protester Jesus Sulbaran was shot in the neck in the state of Mérida as he was "demonstrating peacefully".

China launches first home-made aircraft carrier

The conventionally powered aircraft carrier is about 300 meters in length with a displacement capacity of about 50,000 tons. "While China is celebrating the launch of its first home-grown aircraft carrier, the country should also be mindful that the United States is possibly deploying its most advanced Ford-class supercarrier to the Asia-Pacific", Beijing-based naval expert Li Jie told the South China Morning Post , in an apparent reference to the USS Carl Vinson, which is now headed ...

Reports of North Korea artillery drill as US submarine docks in South

North Korea often marks significant dates with show of military capability, and South Korean officials have said the North could be preparing another round of nuclear or missile tests around the anniversary. Trump has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile and has said all options are on the table, including a military strike.

Judge issues restraining order against Arkansas from using execution drug

The six remaining executions are on hold because of Baker's order and because a state circuit judge in Little Rock ordered the state to not use a lethal injection drug until questions are settled on how the state obtained it. A U.S. federal judge has blocked a series of executions planned by the state of Arkansas, as legal obstacles to the unprecedentedly intense schedule mounted and death-penalty opponents staged worldwide protests.

Residents Being Evacuated as Almost 100 Wildfires Burn in Florida

A 7-acre brush fire sparked by a lawn mower engulfed two structures in north Lakeland Friday afternoon, authorities said. The Immokalee Fire Department and Greater Naples Fire Department are on scene and claim that fire conditions are heavy.

Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm ties

After that, the Kingdom suspended oil supplies from Aramco, a state-owned company headed by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, to Egypt for three months without stating clear reasons. Riyadh opposes the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to which Morsi belongs. Prince Khaled is an F-15 pilot who has trained in the United States and carried out air strikes against the Islamic State militant group in Syria.

Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Saudi King Salman stressed during talks in Riyadh on Sunday the need to preserve the security and stability of Arab states and to combat attempts to drive a wedge between Arab allies, Egypt's state news agency MENA said.

Belt and Route Forum in China will Gather 28 World Leaders

Wang has announced that 28 heads of state and government including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will participate in the forum. Diplomatic sources in Beijing said China had hoped for at least some senior Western leaders to attend, including British Prime Minister Theresa May, to burnish the plan's credentials and make it less China-centric.

March saw increase in number of people trying to cross Canadian border

The figures also show a general overall increase in asylum claims in Canada, with 3,440 processed in March compared with 2,885 in February. The arrests were the culmination of a four-month joint investigation by security agencies in both countries.

Married man fakes hijacking threat to avoid trip with girlfriend

Vamsi Krishna, a 28-year-old computer graduate who worked as a travel agent, had gifted an e-ticket to a woman he met over social media. But Vamshi did not have enough money to plan the trip for her and hence, he created a fake flight ticket from Chennai to Mumbai in her name and emailed it to her.

Dellavedova, Maker help Bucks beat Raptors

After a dying moment 106-100 Game-2 victory on Tuesday and the series tied at 1-1, Toronto Raptors lock horns with Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3 of the National Basketball Association first-round series Thursday night. This was just a blanket the Bucks threw over the Raptors negating just about every attempt to attack the basket the Raptors made. The Milwaukee Bucks dominated Toronto.

Trump greets Egyptian-American freed from Egyptian detention

Trump had hosted Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the White House at the beginning of this month. According to White House officials who spoke with The New York Times , Trump took an interest in Hijazi's case after being briefed about it ahead of Egyptian President Abdel el Sisi's visit.

Unite leadership candidate Gerard Coyne suspended from job

The official Twitter account for Mr McCluskey's campaign announced the news this afternoon with a message to his supporters. We can confirm Len has won'. Quinn wrote: "The investigation is, of course, being conducted under procedure, and it should not be assumed that any offence has necessarily been committed".

'John 3:16' written on Aaron Hernandez's forehead, source says

Investigators also say they found "cardboard jammed into the door tracks of his single-inmate cell to impede entry into the cell". Hernandez had been locked in his cell at 8pm, seven hours before his body was found, and three hand-written notes were found near a Bible in his cell, Early added.

Charlotte to host ACC Football Championship Game through 2020

Women's Basketball: The ACC Women's Basketball Tournament will return to Greensboro for the 18th time in 19 years between February 28-March 4, 2018. Similar boycotts by other sports organizations, companies and entertainers cost North Carolina hundreds of millions of dollars worth of business.

Tourists Are Flocking to Newfoundland to See This Iceberg

Ferrlyand, Newfoundland is a popular spot, and dozens of tourists flocked there over the weekend to take pictures of one of the first icebergs of the season as it appeared to have become grounded off the coast. Icebergs are a growing tourist attraction in Newfoundland and this year the season is beginning with some wonderful sights. Local Don Costello told CBC News the iceberg probably won't be moving unless winds keep blowing because it's stuck on shallow ground.

Pence says America's 'sword stands ready' if North Korea attacks

And the vice president believes American voters will be able to pinpoint accomplishments as it reflects on the administration's first 100 days. -South Korea free trade agreement began and there are too many barriers for US businesses in the country.

Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

The executive order will make reforms to raise the bar for foreign workers and will select only highly-skilled applicants . "NAFTA has been very, very bad for our country. But he added , "It's not as aggressive as it needs to be". "The Justice Department will not tolerate employers misusing the H-1B visa process to discriminate against USA workers", said Acting Assistant Attorney General Tom Wheeler of the Civil Rights Division.

Donald Trump Sign 'Buy American Hire American' Executive Order in Wisconsin Trip

Mr Trump's wife Melania used an H-1B visa in her early days as a model in NY, says the BBC's Gary O'Donoghue in Washington . "The president could simply adopt our proposal which is strong and tough and if he'd stop demonizing immigrants and work with us on comprehensive immigration reform he could get something done, something real", Schumer said.

USS Carl Vinson sailed away from, not to, Korean Peninsula

The U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is steaming for waters off the Korean Peninsula, while joint South Korean-U.S. military exercises are set to continue in South Korea until the end of April. The White House would not comment on the gaffe, referring questions to the Pentagon. However, it was all a misunderstanding as neither the USS Carl Vinson nor any strike group was headed there yet .

Clashes erupt as demonstrators demand Trump release taxes

According to PolitiFact , Trump is the first major party presidential nominee since Gerald Ford to not release his tax returns. "He normally puts his name on buildings where he has them", Cotton said Monday at a town hall in Little Rock, to loud boos from the audience.

Most Americans no longer think Trump keeps his promises

The change comes after Republicans failed to pass a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act and appear to face difficulties clearing tax reform and infrastructure proposals, among other hurdles to the sweeping agenda Trump promised during his campaign.

China, US working on 'North Korea problem'

North Korea has a history of marking significant dates with a show of military force, and Pence's arrival will come a day after the country celebrates its most important holiday on Saturday, the 105th birth anniversary of the country's late founder, Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of its current leader.

Kashmiri Girls Join Students Protests in Large Numbers

A group of students were holding a protest rally near Sri Pratap (SP) College on Moulana Azad Road close to the Lal Chowk city centre this morning, a police official said. Some students were injured while throwing stones and bricks at police who tried chasing them off the roads. Some schools, including the Delhi Public School at Srinagar , had declared a holiday on Monday in view of the growing tensions and resentment in the student community against Saturday's incidents in Pulwama.