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World European Commission Expected to Recommend Opening of Accession Negotiations
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Albania and Macedonia have moved a step closer to joining the EU. Opening accession talks needs to be approved by all European Union member states, and getting that approval might prove hard. Serbia, however, was praised for opening 12 negotiating chapters and temporarily closing two. "Given the complex nature of the necessary reforms, it is a long term process", it accepts, adding that "it is important to recognize that the accession negotiations are not - and never have been - an end in ...

World Israel warns Iran: we are ready to strike you in Syria
Author: 0 Israel warns Iran: we are ready to strike you in Syria

Roni Daniel, military editor for Israeli TV station Mako, told Reuters that the exposure of images of the bases is a sign that Israel can conduct a strike on them, if it is forced to do so. Tensions between the two Middle East powers are running high as Israel struggles to stop Iran from gaining a permanent military foothold in Syria and using Syrian territory to pass sophisticated weaponry to the Lebanese militant group Hizbollah.

World Reported overnight missile strikes in Syria false alarm
Author: 0 Reported overnight missile strikes in Syria false alarm

The attack , involving 59 Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles, came as a response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Idlib Governorate on April 4. On Monday, OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu said Syrian and Russian authorities had blocked its inspectors from going to Douma and instead offered them 22 people to interview as witnesses.

World Jets' Myers left Game 3 with injury
Author: 0 Jets' Myers left Game 3 with injury

The Winnipeg Jets were dealing with a different kind of whiteout on Saturday as the team returned to the city after a snowstorm prevented them from reaching the Twin Cities. He knows Dubnyk well, but won't claim to have the big goalie's number. "I guess I catch him on the way down". He tallied 22 points (8 goals, 14 assists) playing up and down the lineup and hoped he would get a chance to improve upon those numbers in the postseason.

World Were Analysts Bearish Acacia Mining plc (LON:ACA) This Week?
Author: 0 Were Analysts Bearish Acacia Mining plc (LON:ACA) This Week?

FOXT underperformed by 11.55% the S&P 500. Total analysts of 3 have positions in FlyBe ( LON:FLYB ) as follows: 0 rated it a "Buy", 0 with "Sell" and 3 with "Hold". The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, June 21 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Monday, July 31 by UBS. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was maintained by Stephens.

Author: 0 Mitch McConnell Won't Let Senate Vote on Bill to Protect Mueller

Speaking with Fox News' Neil Cavuto , McConnell said that such a measure is "not necessary" - despite an increasing bipartisan push to bring such legislation forward. The bill would also require the termination be for "good cause". "It's not necessary in my judgement", McConnell said. It remains to be seen whether McConnell's stated refusal to advance the bill will spook Judiciary Republicans from supporting it on Thursday.

World Bat breaks as Bryce Harper's swing sends ball flying for home run
Author: 0 Bat breaks as Bryce Harper's swing sends ball flying for home run

No matter, however, as Harper was still able place the ball 406 feet into the seats at Shea Stadium. We're sure you heard that the Washington Nationals star pulled off an incredible feat Monday when he blasted a home run while breaking his bat against the New York Mets .

World BJP ministers in JK asked to resign; reshuffle on cards
Author: 0 BJP ministers in JK asked to resign; reshuffle on cards

At the same time, the reports added, the BJP does not intend to quit the alliance with Mufti's People's Democratic Party in Srinagar . After public outcry, the two had submitted their resignations to state unit chief Sat Sharma and in Friday's meeting of BJP legislature party, chaired by national General Secretary Ram Madhav, it was chose to forward these to the Chief Minister.

World Macron calls for action to defend EU liberal democracy
Author: 0 Macron calls for action to defend EU liberal democracy

In a lengthy interview with French media on Sunday, Macron said he was the reason that US President Donald reportedly decided that he no longer wants to pull out the troops out of Syria and outsource the issue to the US' allies. The other nation involved in the strike was the United Kingdom, and given that the country hasn't particularly embraced the USA president, leading to specualtion that the U.S.

World Turkey's Erdogan urges new groundwork for world peace
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan urges new groundwork for world peace

He said that Erdogan held telephone talks with his counterparts from Russian Federation and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, and discussed the crisis around Syria. He said the US-led strikes on Syria were an aggressive move which has created a disgusting heresy in the worldwide relations. He added that the Turkish side were monitoring the situation in Syria and considers the actions of the Western countries to be correct, because "the chemical attack can not be left ...

World 'Ongoing incident' reported at unsafe SC prison
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According to Stirling, the injured inmates required medical attention outside the prison, which made restoring order more hard for authorities. In the first four months of 2018, at least eight inmates have been killed at Lee Correctional Institution.

World Trudeau Pushes Forward With Controversial Pipeline Deal
Author: 0 Trudeau Pushes Forward With Controversial Pipeline Deal

While opponents are still planning to keep up the pressure, local business groups are in favour of the project moving ahead. The $7.4 billion expansion of the Trans Mountain line would lay down 621 miles of new pipe to link Alberta's oil sands to the neighboring province's Pacific Coast, a project that would almost triple the flow of crude bitumen from the province and increase profits greatly.

World Trump has accused China and Russian Federation of artificial currency devaluation
Author: 0 Trump has accused China and Russian Federation of artificial currency devaluation

In the interview, Mnuchin was asked to clarify Trump's message, because it contradicted a report issued on Friday by the Treasury Department, which said China's currency recently moved in a way that would benefit United States exporters. In other terms, the yuan has gained almost 10% against the USA dollar in 16 months and 6% since the start of the year. China has then allowed the currency to appreciate only gradually, the report said, and "the distortion in the global trading system ...

World Senior army officer: Israel targeting Iran forces in Syria
Author: 0 Senior army officer: Israel targeting Iran forces in Syria

The same Syrian base was hit in an airstrike April 9, which Iran's Tasnim News Agency said killed seven Iranian military personnel. Israel per longstanding policy, has not publicly claimed responsibility. In April a year ago, 10 Iranian border guards were killed by militants in Mirjaveh. Gen. Ghasem Soleimani, one of the most powerful military figures in the Iranian regime.

Author: 0 Abe, Trump discuss N.Korea, trade, abductees

The 1950-1953 Korean war ended in armistice. Ahead of the summit, Abe told reporters that he wants to confirm that Japan and the U.S. will work together to make North Korea abandon its nuclear and missile programs in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner.

World Even Non-Facebook Users Are Safe From Facebook Tracking
Author: 0 Even Non-Facebook Users Are Safe From Facebook Tracking

There are several ways of collecting data including when a user presses the like button on a third party website, signs in to an app using Facebook and Facebook ads and measurement tools that enable third party apps and sites to show ads from Facebook's advertisers.

World On Tax Day, Republicans hope filers are mindful of tax cuts
Author: 0 On Tax Day, Republicans hope filers are mindful of tax cuts

Among the new initiatives, Kroger is introducing a Feed Your Future program to support continuing education for all part-time and full-time associates following six months of employment . This would have a tremendous impact to Floridians within their service area and could encourage other providers to follow suit. "There is more Congress can do to work with President Trump to reduce burdensome regulations and improve our economy".

World James Marion Sims statue removed from Central Park
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The Democrat ordered the 90-day review after deadly violence at a neo-Nazi rally in Virginia last August built nationwide momentum to remove symbols of the pro-slavery Civil War-era South. City Councilwoman Inez Barron (D) agreed, saying at Monday's hearing , "Green-Wood Cemetery has said they're willing to take it". Some argued that the statue shouldn't be relocated, but removed from NYC entirely.

World North Korea Accuses the United Kingdom of an 'Act of War'
Author: 0 North Korea Accuses the United Kingdom of an 'Act of War'

President Trump opens two days of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at his South Florida resort, under sunny blue skies that offer no hint of the clouds forming on the U.S. Unlike many American allies, Japan is still subject to new USA tariffs on exports of steel and aluminum to the United States . "I want to reaffirm our cooperation on North Korea, our cooperation on economic matters, and show the strong ties between our two countries", Abe told reporters ...

World Storm damages dozens of homes on Kauai, air rescues commence
Author: 0 Storm damages dozens of homes on Kauai, air rescues commence

About 40 people - mostly tourists - were stranded Sunday at Hanalei Elementary School, where the American Red Cross had opened an evacuation shelter. The shelter earlier had run out of food and water, but received adequate provisions Sunday, she said.

World Syrian air defenses reportedly respond to new missile attacks
Author: 0 Syrian air defenses reportedly respond to new missile attacks

State-run television showed images of an intercepted missile and called the attack an "aggression". The false alarm came as Syrian military has been on highest alert against further attacks following the joint airstrikes on Syria launched Saturday morning by the U.S., France and Britain over the allegations of the use of chemical weapons by Syrian government forces.

World Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dead at 92
Author: 0 Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dead at 92

Bush and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will be visiting her this week. The two dated for nearly 18 months before getting engaged. It read: "It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself - thanks to her abiding faith - but for others".

World Marathon victor stopped to wait during race for friend
Author: 0 Marathon victor stopped to wait during race for friend

Linden made history at the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon , finishing in 2 hours, 39 minutes and 54 seconds to become the first American woman to win the race since 1985. Lisa Larsen Weidenbach's 1985 victory was the last for an American woman - before the race began offering prize money that lured the top global competitors to the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon.

World Hanover family on weird crime that left Florida woman dead
Author: 0 Hanover family on weird crime that left Florida woman dead

Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie is accused of killing her husband in Minnesota and later a woman in Florida. Some of the final messages from Pamela Hutchinson show she was happy, according to her uncle and cousins who live in Hanover. Officers did, and found him dead of gunshot wounds at the worm farm on March 23, the sheriff of Dodge County told the newspaper. From Iowa, police believe, Riess drove to Lee County, Florida.

World Trump lawyer Michael Cohen expected at court hearing over searches
Author: 0 Trump lawyer Michael Cohen expected at court hearing over searches

The Cohen investigation is being carried out by the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY, after a referral from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading the probe of Russian election meddling and suspected contacts with Trump's campaign.

World Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) PT Raised to GBX 2595 at HSBC
Author: 0 Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) PT Raised to GBX 2595 at HSBC

It has underperformed by 23.14% the S&P500. Street analysts often provide stock recommendations for companies that they track. The University of Michigan's mid-month report on consumer attitudes about the economy inched down to 97.8 in mid-April, lower than economist expectations.

World Russian Football League Criticised As Bear Is Brought Out Before Match
Author: 0 Russian Football League Criticised As Bear Is Brought Out Before Match

In a soccer match in Russian Federation on Sunday, a bear named Tima was led to the stadium named Mashuk-KMV Pyatigorsk club's stadium where the match was happening. While it's unclear whether Tim will be doing the same thing before the opening match of the World Cup , the bear will likely have some role. Unconfirmed reports are even claiming that the stunt could be in preparation for something similar at the 2018 World Cup .

World Stormy Daniels Releases Sketch of Man She Says Threatened Her
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels Releases Sketch of Man She Says Threatened Her

Nearly immediately, social media began comparing the sketch to Brady and the longer hairstyle he had at the time. "It has been beneficial to your career". "And a guy walked up on me and said to me, 'Leave Trump alone". I felt dizzy and went into the restroom and one of the instructors followed me to ask if I was ok, and I lied and said my baby had a blowout.

World Blake Shelton open to marrying Gwen Stefani
Author: 0 Blake Shelton open to marrying Gwen Stefani

However, the way that Gwen looked at Blake as he performed at the 53rd Annual ACM Awards , took it to another level. Shelton was certainly performing with Kelly Clarkson and his girlfriend Stefani joined him. The high-profile couple recently spoke out about their relationship in separate interviews, revealing both the stars had considered marrying the other.

World Black naked Harvard student seen punched by police
Author: 0 Black naked Harvard student seen punched by police

But, once again I am making no determinations prior to completing a thorough investigation". According to police, a woman originally called Harvard University Health Services to report that Ohene had stripped himself of his clothes and had thrown them at her.

World Koreas' Official End to War Set to Be Announced
Author: 0 Koreas' Official End to War Set to Be Announced

But Kim has changed course since the beginning of the year, sending a delegation to the Winter Olympics held in South Korea in February and agreeing to discuss with South Korea and the United States a nuclear program the North has defended as a necessary deterrent against USA invasion.

World Twitter suffers outage as users around the world experience problems
Author: 0 Twitter suffers outage as users around the world experience problems

Twitter was back up again around 10:38 a.m. EDT. Twitterati were irked by the social networking site going down, with some marking their complaint on rival Facebook . In the Down Detector website, which tracks services when they go offline, many users from Mumbai to NY were reporting outage. According to downdetector .in, a portal which keeps a tab on the outages in some of the world's most famous websites, showed a spike in of outage reports related to Twitter .

World Israeli soldiers wound 3 Palestinians along Gaza border
Author: 0 Israeli soldiers wound 3 Palestinians along Gaza border

Israel says its army has destroyed the longest and deepest tunnel ever dug by Palestinian Islamists Hamas on Sunday. It was the fifth Gazan tunnel destroyed by Israel in recent months, Conricus said. The United States has even invested $120 million in Israeli technology to detect underground activity to protect the border with Mexico. The military chose to destroy the tunnel by sealing it up rather than bombing it.

World Tributes as Big Tom dies
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They said he would "be sadly missed by all who knew him". 'May he rest in peace '. The death of the 81-year-old was announced on Tuesday morning, sparking an outpouring of condolences and fond memories about the Monaghan music star. "On behalf of the priests and people of the Diocese of Clogher, I pray that God will grant Big Tom eternal rest and I extend to his family our prayers and honest sympathy at this time".

World India lodges protest over Khalistan issue
Author: 0 India lodges protest over Khalistan issue

To run Pakistan's anti-India propaganda, the Sikh militants also placed posters of Sikh Referendum 2020 in Parikarma of Gurudwara Panja Sahib, the holy Sikh shrine. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal also said that it was "deeply regrettable that facts in this matter had been completely distorted and misrepresented".

World ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk
Author: 0 ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

He was sacked by Trump in May 2017. A copy of former FBI Director James Comey's new book, " A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership ", is on display, April 13, 2018, in NY. FBI Director James Comey listens during testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington , March 20, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election.

World Sun, Rain and Snow; Three Days of Weather!
Author: 0 Sun, Rain and Snow; Three Days of Weather!

West wind around 14 miles per hour. Temperatures will stay mild with some light rain Wednesday but the real warm up comes later on towards the weekend. Look for better weather to start Wednesday before the next system moves in late day in the evening. High pressure will slowly build in from our west leading to a fair amount of sunshine.

World Two EF-1 Tornadoes Confirmed in Johnson and Franklin Counties
Author: 0 Two EF-1 Tornadoes Confirmed in Johnson and Franklin Counties

The weather service estimated that the tornado injured 12 people. The worst of the snow was focused on the upper Great Lakes, with Green Bay, Wisconsin, seeing its second largest snowstorm ever after 23.2 inches fell as of Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service said.

World Boy, 13, helps find 1000 year old treasure in Germany
Author: 0 Boy, 13, helps find 1000 year old treasure in Germany

Archaeologists have made a valuable find on the Baltic Sea island of Rügen. Amateur archaeologist Rene Schön and 13-year-old treasurer hunter Luca Malaschnitschenko first unearthed the hoard in January, and recently joined a regional archaeology group to excavate about 4,300 square feet (400 square meters) to see what other treasures lay buried in the soil.

World Trump Defends Use of 'Mission Accomplished' Phrase for Syria Strike
Author: 0 Trump Defends Use of 'Mission Accomplished' Phrase for Syria Strike

In an indication that the West, too, would prefer to lower tensions, the USA and Britain both reiterated that their military action on Saturday was not aimed at Assad, Putin's ally, only at his use of chemical weapons . The U.S ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley warned the U.S.is " locked and loaded " if Syria uses chemical weapons again. The measure would instruct the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) to report within 30 days on whether Syria has fully ...

World Assad can not be part of Syria solution, says German foreign minister
Author: 0 Assad can not be part of Syria solution, says German foreign minister

Here is the information the Western countries say they have about the suspected Syrian poison gas assault on Douma. In a conference call with reporters on Saturday, senior USA administration officials said they had a large volume of clear and compelling information, both of chemical weapons use and of President Bashar al-Assad's culpability in the attack.

World Smog in northern Chinese region rises 27% in March
Author: 0 Smog in northern Chinese region rises 27% in March

Its surplus with the U.S. rose 19.4 percent on-year to $58 billion in January-March, with exports up 14.8 percent and imports 8.9 percent higher. For the first quarter as a whole, China's exports grew a hearty 14.1 percent from a year earlier.

World 13:13FIFA Expects Sold Out Arenas at 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation
Author: 0 13:13FIFA Expects Sold Out Arenas at 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

The five-member FIFA Task Force will begin its inspection on Tuesday, visiting stadiums, training facilities, fan sites and media centres. The task force will use a point-scoring system to evaluate the two candidates. The Moroccan delegation comprised of ex-Senegal and Liverpool striker, El Hadji Diouf and former Cameroonian goalkeeper, Joseph-Antoine Bell. Morocco, facing fierce competition from the United 2026 Bid, had last month questioned FIFA President Gianni Infantino's ...

World Should Australia Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use?
Author: 0 Should Australia Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use?

But Senator Di Natale argues governments around the world are realising that prohibition of cannabis causes more harm than it prevents. We need legislation to access treatment properly. Individual Australian territories criminalized recreational cannabis use between the 1920s and 1950s, but many of these territories decriminalized minor cannabis offenses in the early 2000s.

World Millions targeted in suspected Russian cyber-attack
Author: 0 Millions targeted in suspected Russian cyber-attack

Russian Federation also insists it is committed to let the UN-backed watchdog do its work in Syria, promising "not to interfere". Syria agreed to give up its chemical weapons arsenal in 2013 and submit to OPCW inspections to avert United States retaliation after a suspected nerve gas attack in Douma killed hundreds of people.