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World Media Day Of Prayer Rally Planned Thursday
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Today, it is estimated as many as 2 million people attend more than 30,000 National Day of Prayer observances across the country, with commemorations in schools, businesses, churches and homes. I will participate in unified public prayer for America this year in Washington, D.C. The morning event is set to conclude at 7:30 a.m. and the afternoon event is set to end at 1 p.m.

Author: 0 House passes bill to impose new sanctions on North Korea

Additionally, the Chinese now have a fairly substantial military force stationed on the border with North Korea, meaning that the North is effectively facing military action from the north and the south if they misbehave. An article from its state-run news agency said, "China had better ponder over the grave consequences to be entailed by its reckless act". China has reportedly requested its citizens living in North Korea to return home, as soon as possible, over fears that tensions between ...

Author: 0 Nirbhaya gangrape convicts to be hanged till death, SC upholds sentence

March 27, 2017: The Supreme Court reserves verdict after almost a year of hearing the case. Chills go down our spines even now after 5 years of the crime we try and recall as to what happened that December night in Delhi in the year 2012. Applause broke out in court among relatives of the victim-whose identity is protected by law-as judges explained the crime met the "rarest of the rare" standard required to justify capital punishment in India.

World Media Russia, Iran, Turkey sign on 'de-escalation zones' in Syria
Author: 0 Russia, Iran, Turkey sign on 'de-escalation zones' in Syria

Rebels, comprised primarily of Sunni Muslim groups, have frequently criticized majority-Shiite Muslim Iran's support for Assad, whose Alawite background is considered a sect of Shiite Islam, and Lebanese Shiite Muslim militant group Hezbollah, one of the most powerful factions fighting alongside the Syrian army.

Author: 0 Clash erupts on Afghan-Pakistan border

Replying to a question, he said that Pakistan has serious concerns over the unprovoked firing on the census team in Pakistan on Chaman border. The Pakistani government and military officials said the artillery rounds were unprovoked but Afghan provincial officials claimed the Pakistanis fired first, wounding two Afghan policemen.

Author: 0 India demands action from Pakistan over soldiers' mutilation

The statement also said that Pakistan remains fully committed to maintaining peace and tranquillity along the LoC and expects the same from the other side. This can not happen without protection, participation or actual indulgence of the Pakistan army itself, ' he added. "Foreign secretary conveyed India's outrage at the killing and the barbaric act of mutilation of the bodies of the two Indian soldiers on May 1, 2017 by Pakistan Army personnel", a statement released by the Ministry of ...

World Media India's Saarc satellite GSAT-9 launched successfully
Author: 0 India's Saarc satellite GSAT-9 launched successfully

The South Asian communication satellite (GSAT-9) was launched on board India Space Research Organisation's rocket GSLV-09, a 50-metre tall rocket weighing about 412 tons, from Sriharikota space port around 4:57pm local time, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

World Media Bellaire schools seek voter support for levy on Tuesday
Author: 0 Bellaire schools seek voter support for levy on Tuesday

MCPS superintendent Mark Thane says it comes after state funding was lower than needed this fiscal year. Of those 33, 26 were jobs in a districtwide kindergarten program for 4-year-olds that is operated with federal funds. "We will be able to continue to operate as we are today and provide the students with the education we have today and the extracurricular activities that are provided", said Chris Colella, levy committee treasurer.

Author: 0 AIADMK symbol: Chandrashekhar's police custody extended

His longtime friend Mallikarjuna was also arrested for allegedly facilitating the deal between the leader and Sukesh Chandrasekar, the middleman in the EC bribery case, after being quizzed for the second day on the trot, he said. "Dinakaran reached at the Crime Branch office and was questioned over nine hours", said a Crime Branch official. Munusamy also asked the ruling AIADMK faction to withdraw the affidavit filed with the Election Commission naming Sasikala as General Secretary and ...

World Media North Korean confirms detention of American citizen
Author: 0 North Korean confirms detention of American citizen

Alongside its ritual ballistic missile tests, North Korea has conducted nuclear tests on five occasions, two of which in 2016. It said North Korea's nuclear program was needed for the "existence and development" of the country and "can never be changed nor shaken".

World Media After Amit Shah's host family 'deserts' BJP, party organises protest rallies
Author: 0 After Amit Shah's host family 'deserts' BJP, party organises protest rallies

Shah had gone to Naxalbari as a part of the BJP's "booth chalo abhiyan", and had taken an unscheduled stop at the couple's house for lunch, consisting of rice, dal, fried parwal (pointed gourd), and roti. The couple was also quoted as saying that they joined the TMC on their own and nobody forced them. "But the rumours that have gathered steam of late, forced me to come out and issue this clarification", said Goel.

Author: 0 DOJ: Not enough evidence to prosecute; Family: State should prosecute

Two cellphone videos of Sterling's deadly struggle with two white officers, Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II, quickly spread on social media after the July 5 shooting. "Nor could the Department prove that the officer's conduct was willful". Were the actions taken by the officers reasonable? He's a former police officer himself, and he's been counting prosecutions over the years of officers in both federal and state courts - counting the number of times officers have been charged with ...

World Media Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn refuses to rule out a second Brexit referendum
Author: 0 Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn refuses to rule out a second Brexit referendum

She also revealed a concern that the May 2020 election date stipulated by the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act would leave her vulnerable to pressure from Brussels as she neared the end of the two-year withdrawal negotiations in March 2019. However a spokesperson for the Labour leader later said the party would not back a second referendum on the final Brexit deal. "It's the right decision, it's in the national interest, and that's what this election is about".

World Media Filming Begins on Aquaman
Author: 0 Filming Begins on Aquaman

The press release also gives some insight into the film's crew. Aquaman now has a 3.61 out of 5, making it the twentieth most anticipated upcoming comic book movie among readers. Most of the filming will take place in the Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia. We saw Momoa as Aquaman very briefly in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice , and he will have a substantially larger presence in this fall's Justice League before Aquaman (the movie) opens on December 21, ...

Author: 0 Princess Charlotte about to turn 2; new photo released

LONDON (AP) — It's almost party time for Britain's Princess Charlotte, who celebrates her 2nd birthday on Tuesday. The photograph was taken in April by The Duchess at their home in Norfolk. While the pictures from the birthday party are awaited, we must also tell you that Princess Charlotte will be a bridesmaid for Pippa Middleton's wedding later this month.

World Media Longest War: After 16 Years Afghan Casualties Reach All-Time High
Author: 0 Longest War: After 16 Years Afghan Casualties Reach All-Time High

The UNAMA report claimed three percent increase in child casualties in the first three months of 2017 when 210 children were killed and 525 wounded. "About 35% of the force does not reenlist each year", according to SIGAR, and last month, the Afghan Ministry of Defense said it "sacked 1,394 of its officials for corruption in the past year".

Author: 0 French presidential candidate: European Union must reform or face prospect of Frexit

The subject is at the heart of her campaign. Representing the Republicans party, Francois Fillon faltered when voters went to the polls April 23. . In his speech in Puy-en-Velay on April 15, Mr Fillon referenced the Alliance Francaise language and cultural organisation, saying: "If there are waiting lists for the Alliance Francaise in Shanghai, Tokyo, or Mexico, for the French secondary school in Rabat or Rome...that is because France is something else, much more than an industrial, ...

World Media Police officer who shot and killed Texas teen is fired
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The 16-year-old brother of high school freshman Jordan Edwards was sitting in the same auto with him the night a Balch Springs police officer fired multiple rifle rounds at their vehicle. The police chief has repeatedly offered his condolences to the family. Police Chief Jonathan Haber confirmed the firing of Oliver on Tuesday evening, according to the Associated Press.

Author: 0 New Hamas program softens language, but some goals remain

Until recently, Hamas paid no heed to the worldwide consensus on a two-state solution, and pledged to wage armed struggle against Israel until the Jewish state was destroyed. Likud demands that "the Jordan Valley and the territories that dominate it shall be under Israeli sovereignty". "They dig terror tunnels and have launched thousands upon thousands of missiles at Israeli civilians", David Keyes said in a statement, referring to rockets fired from Gaza and tunnels used to carry out attacks.

Author: 0 Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

Clinton told supporters in attendance that Trump "should worry less about the election and my winning the popular vote", adding, "I did more than 3 million votes than my opponent". Hillary has blamed the FBI Chief, Wikileaks and the Russian Hackers for her November 8 Presidential elections defeat. She said she's been going through the "painful" process of reliving the 2016 contest while writing a book.

Author: 0 Trump Campaign Says CNN Refuses to Run Ad Touting Success

In particular, the ad's narrator noted, "you wouldn't know" about the president's accomplishments "from watching the news". Anchor Wolf Blitzer serves as CNN's representative. "Don't let fake news dominate the truth", the ad says. Trump has frequently sparred with the media both during his campaign and since taking office.

World Media Attack on US Convoy Kills 8 Afghans, Wounds 3 US Soldiers
Author: 0 Attack on US Convoy Kills 8 Afghans, Wounds 3 US Soldiers

The Afghan Interior Ministry confirmed on Wednesday the deaths of at least eight civilians in an explosion in Kabul , according to media reports. The attack follows a threat by the Taliban to target foreign forces in the spring offensive that it launched last week.

Author: 0 North Korea fails in ballistic missile test-fire

A lot of people, I'm sure, tried to take that power away, whether it was his uncle or anybody else. Responding to the development, US President Donald Trump slammed North Korea for the provocative move. He said North Korea posed "a grave threat", not just to the United States and its Asian allies, but also to China. When asked if the USA was to blame for Pyongyang's failed blast, President Trump remained coy.

Author: 0 Trump invites Philippines' president to USA in 'friendly' call

Duterte has faced worldwide condemnation for his brutal crackdown on crime, which has claimed thousands of lives and led to warnings from rights groups about a possible crime against humanity. China has sparked regional concern by turning reefs and shoals in contested areas into artificial islands, installing military facilities and airstrips on some of them.

World Media Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War
Author: 0 Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War

Trump obviously likes the parallel, even going so far as to have a portrait of Jackson hung in the Oval Office. His nonsensical historical comments are exemplified by his musings on Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln being a Republican to his repeated mantras that former President Barack Obama was not USA born and wiretapped him.

World Media 'I will protect you!' Le Pen tells voters ahead of presidential election
Author: 0 'I will protect you!' Le Pen tells voters ahead of presidential election

French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, a former investment banker well connected in the business world, has fended off questions about his elitist image on BFM television. The French investigation is aimed at establishing whether other sanctions are warranted. "It is the European way of organization that is pushing people toward that", he said.

World Media Turkey to take further anti-Kurdish military action in Iraq, Syria
Author: 0 Turkey to take further anti-Kurdish military action in Iraq, Syria

Ankara denies deliberately targeting them. Turkey sees the YPG as a terrorist group linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has been waging a deadly insurgency against the Turkish state since 1984. The Observatory said 12 people were wounded. The Pentagon said in a statement on Sunday that 352 civilians have died in coalition airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq since 2014, the Guardian reports .

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan to rejoin ruling party after referendum win

But an amendment that reverses a requirement for the president to be non-partisan and cut ties with their party come into effect immediately, allowing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to return to the Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party, or AKP.

World Media Trump Disses Intel - Maybe China Hacked Democratic Emails
Author: 0 Trump Disses Intel - Maybe China Hacked Democratic Emails

Mr Trump's suggestion counters the view of USA intelligence officials who have said Moscow orchestrated the hacks. Meanwhile Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, in London, said talks with North Korea shouldn't be tried while the communist nation continues its "provocative acts".

World Media May to tell Scots: Let UK and Scotland 'flourish together'
Author: 0 May to tell Scots: Let UK and Scotland 'flourish together'

Theresa May has urged her supporters in Scotland to get out and vote, warning against complacency because of her huge poll advantage over Jeremy Corbyn. Sturgeon says Scotland needs a new referendum on secession to avoid being dragged out of the European Union against its will, and she has secured Scottish parliamentary approval for that course.

Author: 0 Trump jokes about replacing Haley, takes it back

Monday, during a lunch meeting with Security Council ambassadors at the White House, President Donald Trump decided to make a joke about firing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, while sitting right next to ... Asked whether a pre-emptive strike was under consideration, she told NBC's " Today " program: "We are not going to do anything unless he gives us reason to do something".