• Saudi Arabia restores perks to state employees, boosting markets

    Advancing shares outnumbered declining ones 152 to 6, taking Riyadh's index 1.4 percent higher after 25 minutes of trade, with domestically focused shares in the lead. Saudi Arabia has replaced its ambassador to the United States, naming a son of King Salman to the post in a shake-up of the country's top leaders. According to the agency, the king had also issued a decree establishing the National Security Center.

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  • Netanyahu: Lessons of Holocaust guide him

    During the 24 hours, restaurants, cafes, cinemas and other places of entertainment are closed with memorial ceremonies held across the country. More than 40,000 Holocaust survivors eventually settled in Canada. To open the commemorative event, six Holocaust survivors were slated to light the memorial torches in memory of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, and hear their emotional stories of survival and return to life.

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  • Defense chief on Philippine-occupied island in disputed seas

    Aquino III. The visit of security officials to Pag-asa Island was just routine and in line with global law, Malacañang said yesterday, after China expressed alarm over the trip to the island in the disputed Spratly chain. One of the military officers onboard the Philippines' flight to Pag-asa Island in the South China Sea on Friday clarified that the Chinese Navy's reported warning to the Philippines' military plane was part of protocol.

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  • VP Pence aims to reassure Australia after tense Trump call

    Senior administration officials traveling with Pence told reporters that they did not expect the refugees issue to be raised in the meeting, describing it as "ancient history". Pence and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull repeatedly praised the decades-long American-Australian alliance following a meeting in Sydney, with the vice president passing along President Donald Trump's "very best regards" and thanking Turnbull for calling on Beijing to be more assertive in the global effort to ...

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  • Kejriwal expresses distrust in EVM; seeks use of EVM with VVPAT

    Kejriwal said the allegation that "I keep fighting" was without basis. People live in fear and this is really pathetic. Yogendra Yadav further said, there are mounds of garbage all across Delhi. "You have turned the tomorrow's MCD election into a referendum on your personal popularity". Hoardings don't even have the name of the party. The figure shows a seven percent hike from 2012 MCD polls which recorded 342 of the 1485 candidates, that is 23 per cent, to be crorepatis.

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  • UK's Theresa May Won't Rule Out Personal Tax Hikes After Election

    UK's Theresa May Won't Rule Out Personal Tax Hikes After Election

    The chancellor, who recently had to U-turn on a planned national insurance raise, said that the 2015 manifesto had constrained "the ability to manage the economy flexibly". The former party chairman Lord Tebbit told the Daily Telegraph: "It is a very bad start to the campaign to insist on increasing aid every year whilst there is not sufficient money for the NHS".

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  • Regina woman charged with human smuggling from US

    Regina woman charged with human smuggling from US

    The arrests were made after a four-month joint investigation in the Saskatchewan region. RCMP said a woman was then stopped on the Canadian side of the border between the North Portal and Northgate crossings, the legal entry points into Saskatchewan from North Dakota.

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  • London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English

    London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English

    A 32-year-old woman arrested in Manchester was bailed pending further enquiries until a date in late March. British police are combing through " massive amounts of computer data ", have searched more than 20 sites and have contacted thousands of witnesses in a vast operation to trace how a British man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament, a senior official said Friday.

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  • Newly released Egyptian-American charity worker visits Trump

    When Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi visited President Trump at the White House earlier this month, officials said Hijazi's case would be among the topics of discussion between the two governments. This is especially true when you know the real story of Hijazi, who formed a non-governmental organization called Belady whose entire objective was to help street children improve their lives.

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  • Korea calls on UN Secretariat to hold forum on Security Council resolutions

    Korea calls on UN Secretariat to hold forum on Security Council resolutions

    The United States and South Korea are now conducting annual, bilateral training exercises, codenamed "Max Thunder". "The members of the Security Council expressed their utmost concern over the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's highly destabilizing behavior and flagrant and provocative defiance of the Security Council by conducting this ballistic-missile launch", the council said in the statement, referring to the April 15 launch.

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  • USA 'not looking for fight' with North Korea

    USA 'not looking for fight' with North Korea

    China is appealing for calm, and possibly reexamining its role. Russian president Vladimir Putin has reportedly ordered troops and weapons to be sent to the country's border with North Korea as tensions continue to escalate. That response includes sending the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group closer to the Sea of Japan following a major miscommunication about its whereabouts.

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  • IPhone 8: Talk of delays and redesign over security issue

    IPhone 8: Talk of delays and redesign over security issue

    The report also says while the screen is larger than the iPhone 7 Plus, the overall size of the smartphone is similar to an iPhone 7. This is quite an interesting turn of rumors. According to Bloomberg , Apple is indeed working on three iPhones, including a flagship handset that will have an OLED display taking up the entire front side of the handset.

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  • North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

    North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

    Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for North Korea's most important hol. Saturday's holiday, known as the Day of the Sun, normally includes an huge military parade and synchronized public performances, sometimes involving tens of thousands of people.

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  • Easter egg hunt a hit in Dobson

    Easter egg hunt a hit in Dobson

    The event was inspired to "give back to the community during the 150th year anniversary celebration of Canada", he said. At the time, Shepherd was doing her hippity hopping at the first of the three Easter egg hunts: the one at the Pocket Park at 41 Fayette Street.

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  • US Begins Talks On Amending South Korea Free Trade Deal

    US Begins Talks On Amending South Korea Free Trade Deal

    Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay. "America has played a certain role in Asia since 1945. that role has in the end of the day been a stabilizer", Delury said . "Most concerning is the fact that the United States trade deficit with South Korea has more than doubled since Korus has come into effect". Some economists have criticized the Trump administration's focus on trade deficits as a way of viewing USA economic ties with the rest of the world.

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  • Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

    The state had planned to execute the eight inmates before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires at the end of April. Ward's decision "to delay a month to initiate this case, leaving the circuit court and this Court on appeal only 15 days to act, weighs in favor of the Respondents", said Ms.

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  • Tens of thousands march to demand Trump's tax returns

    Tens of thousands march to demand Trump's tax returns

    And though he and his surrogates have said often that he would release them when the audits were complete, there's no way to independently verify that the audits of his returns from years past are still ongoing. "Without seeing his taxes, we'll never really know who he's working for", said Dinkin, who expects the marches to draw at least 100,000 protesters.

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  • Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

    Vice President Mike Pence took a tough line on North Korea Monday, warning the rogue state not to test the "strength of [U.S.] armed forces", by continuing to build out its nuclear program. His national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said the USA would rely on its allies as well as Chinese leadership to resolve the issues with North Korea .

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