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World Media Azerbaijan's strongman Ilham Aliyev re-elected for fourth consecutive term
Author: 0 Azerbaijan's strongman Ilham Aliyev re-elected for fourth consecutive term

Operations will remain in place in Azerbaijan until April 18 to be present for the vote counting and assess post-election developments. The Central Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements including installation of 1,000 Web cameras, setting up of polling stations in missions of Azerbaijan overseas to conduct election in a free and transparent manner.

World Media Prince Harry and Meghan Markle won't have political guests at wedding
Author: 0 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle won't have political guests at wedding

Markle's wedding ". The wedding guests will be people who have an existing direct relationship with the groom or the bride or with both, said a source at Kensington palace , the official residence of William and Harry . One of the youngest guests invited to the wedding is Amelia Thompson, 12 , from Dronfield Woodhouse. The nature of the guests, likely to be friends, work colleagues and good acquaintances of the couple, and the smaller venue, reflects Harry's position.

World Media Equal Pay Day highlights wage gap
Author: 0 Equal Pay Day highlights wage gap

Organizers from the National Committee on Pay Equity chose a Tuesday in April for Equal Pay Day each year "to represent how far into the next work week women must work to earn what men earned the previous week". For women of color, advocating for paycheck fairness on Equal Pay Day is just the tip of the iceberg. Women earn on average 79 cents for every dollar men earn.

World Media 'Nothing is off the table' for USA response to Syria
Author: 0 'Nothing is off the table' for USA response to Syria

The draft resolution, obtained by The Associated Press, was circulated ahead of an emergency Security Council meeting. Syria's state news agency SANA initially said the attack on the T4 air base was likely "an American aggression", but Pentagon spokesman Christopher Sherwood quickly denied the United States was behind the strike and the agency then dropped the accusation, blaming Israel instead.

World Media 3 things to watch for when Mark Zuckerberg testifies to Congress
Author: 0 3 things to watch for when Mark Zuckerberg testifies to Congress

Facebook's share price has dropped almost 15 per cent since news of Cambridge Analytica came to light in mid-March. Facebook disclosed in September that Russians under fake names had used the social network to try to influence United States voters in the months before and after the 2016 election, writing about inflammatory subjects, setting up events and buying ads.

World Media Kim Jong-un breaks silence on talks with Donald Trump
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un breaks silence on talks with Donald Trump

Also, no missile testing by North Korea during this period of time. "And as I said, the North Korea and South Korea situation, which complicates it - the deal that we have with South Korea, I think, is going to be - I think it's going to be a very fair deal".

World Media China Hopes N. Korea Leader's Summits With Trump, Moon Will Defuse Tension
Author: 0 China Hopes N. Korea Leader's Summits With Trump, Moon Will Defuse Tension

CNN on Saturday quoted multiple government officials familiar with the discussions as saying that the talks are a sign that planning for the highly anticipated meeting is progressing. Officials said the current target is late May or even June. The U.S. State Department has been communicating with the North Koreans through their mission at the United Nations, CNN also said.

World Media Wisconsin supreme court justice race being monitored nationally
Author: 0 Wisconsin supreme court justice race being monitored nationally

This mostly-traditional playbook was good enough to get Dallet almost 36% of the vote in the primary, which was far short of the over-46% Screnock received. The Election Day will be on June 12th. The proposed constitution amendment on the state treasurer's office, which voters shot down on Tuesday, had already passed two consecutive sessions of the state legislature.

Author: 0 WaPo: Trump not now a target of Mueller criminal probe

Meanwhile, there are no prohibitions about where Mueller can look, and Chaffetz said he wants to know why the investigation isn't looking into the facts of where the money flows in the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign.

World Media If US wants a trade war, China is ready to fight
Author: 0 If US wants a trade war, China is ready to fight

The early declines followed an announcement by the Chinese government that it plans to impose tariffs of 25 percent on a list of USA goods worth $ 50 billion , including soybeans and aircraft . The Nasdaq Composite dropped 126.95 points, or 1.83 per cent, to 6,814.33. Among them are fresh fruit, pork and recycled aluminum, which accounted for $ 3 billion of USA exports previous year.

World Media Far Cry 5 is the series' fastest-selling installment
Author: 0 Far Cry 5 is the series' fastest-selling installment

These limited time objectives are supposed to give players an added challenge while exploring Hope County and some unique rewards should they, and the community, prove successful. It also noted that digital distribution managed to account for more than 50 percent of overall sales, and now stands as the second biggest launch ever for an Ubisoft game , though Tom Clancy's The Division still holds the number one spot.

World Media No joke: More snow likely Friday and possible nor'easter next week
Author: 0 No joke: More snow likely Friday and possible nor'easter next week

At New York's LaGuardia Airport, where snow fell at rates as high as two inches per hour, almost 200 flights were canceled, according to the flight-tracking website FlightAware . Right now, there is a 60 percent chance of rain and snow Friday . Easter Monday was plagued by heavy snow falling on parts of the country, particularly the north.

World Media Kremlin says no preparations yet for possible Putin-Trump summit
Author: 0 Kremlin says no preparations yet for possible Putin-Trump summit

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House was among "a number of potential venues" discussed in the phone call. However, their governments didn't have time to start arranging a meeting before the United States joined Britain and more than two dozen allies in sanctioning Russia over the nerve-agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England, Ushakov said.

World Media First sentence handed down in Russian Federation meddling probe
Author: 0 First sentence handed down in Russian Federation meddling probe

Late Monday night, Mueller said in a court filing that a separate memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein specifically detailed his mandate, and he's consulted with Rosenstein over the course of the investigation. "This is not an isolated incident of simply making one bad decision", Weissmann told the judge Tuesday. Van der Zwaan had faced a maximum of five years in prison and a quarter-million-dollar fine for lying to investigators, though federal recommendations had put his ...

World Media Putin demands inquiry into Salisbury nerve agent attack
Author: 0 Putin demands inquiry into Salisbury nerve agent attack

A statement by Scotland Yard said specialists have identified the highest concentration so far of the nerve agent as being "on the front door of the address". And when asked to clarify what he meant, he added: "A real war". Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov appeared to suggested on Monday that United Kingdom secret services may have been involved in the March 4th attack in Salisbury, which he said may have been "beneficial" to the British government to distract attention from Brexit .

World Media French train workers start strike to protest Macron labor reforms
Author: 0 French train workers start strike to protest Macron labor reforms

Three out of four Eurostar trains to London and Brussels will run and the Thalys train toward Belgium and the Netherlands will operate nearly as normal, but there will be none at all towards Spain, Italy and Switzerland. Translation: Macron sees the AI that U.S. companies are creating as too focused on solving those companies' problems, rather than citizens'. Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne urged labor unions to negotiate, telling BFM TV in an interview on Tuesday that "some of them ...

World Media Rohingya Survive Violence-and a Storm-Before Coming Ashore in Malaysia
Author: 0 Rohingya Survive Violence-and a Storm-Before Coming Ashore in Malaysia

The vessel carrying 56 people was intercepted by Malaysian maritime authorities near the northwestern island of Langkawi, said navy chief Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin. "This is not a problem that will go away on its own", Smith said. The Advisory Board for the Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State was set up by Myanmar previous year to advise on ways of adopting the findings of an earlier commission headed by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

World Media Spurs' Leonard again rehabbing injury in NY
Author: 0 Spurs' Leonard again rehabbing injury in NY

Wright reported . Leonard, 26, is now in NY to rehab his injured leg, and the Spurs have reportedly " grown pessimistic " that the former NBA Finals MVP will still suit up for the team this season, according to CBS Sports' Colin Ward-Henninger.

World Media Affluenza teen released after serving two years in jail
Author: 0 Affluenza teen released after serving two years in jail

Couch earned his nickname when a psychologist testified on his behalf, saying he suffered from " affluenza ", which made him incapable of fully accepting responsibility. were the teenager was ordered to jail for 720 days. In 2016, a judge changed Couch's probation sentence to 720 days in jail, 180 days for each of his victims.

World Media Rahul takes jibe at PM on CBSE paper leak
Author: 0 Rahul takes jibe at PM on CBSE paper leak

The government has come under fire over the handling of the CBSE exam leaks. The Congress always protected our institutions. Rahul Gandhi had compared PM Modi with Nirav Modi and Lalit Modi, both accused of fleeing the country after massive fraud, while addressing the three-day Congress national conclave in Delhi which began from March 16.

World Media China's space station set for re-entry, hurling towards Earth
Author: 0 China's space station set for re-entry, hurling towards Earth

It all depends on when the space station re-enters Earth's atmosphere, and this can not be accurately predicted yet. Experts have downplayed any concerns about the Tiangong-1 causing any damage when it hurtles back to Earth, with the ESA noting that almost 6,000 uncontrolled re-entries of large objects have occurred over the past 60 years without harming anyone.

World Media US State Dept: Visa applicants to be asked for social media history
Author: 0 US State Dept: Visa applicants to be asked for social media history

Besides providing history for their social media accounts, applicants will be required to provide details of their previous phone number as well as names they would have used in the past and their past email addresses. Visa Waiver Program (which allows citizens of 38 countries to visit the U.S. for 90 days without a visa). It's a vast expansion of the Trump administration's enhanced vetting of potential immigrants and visitors.

World Media Poteau Schools Closed Monday For Teacher Walkout
Author: 0 Poteau Schools Closed Monday For Teacher Walkout

The Senate was also scheduled to take up the funding measure, caps on itemized deductions and the teacher pay scale. Teachers in Oklahoma are planning to hold a state-wide walkout on Monday, saying a pay raise passed by the state isn't enough.

World Media NY: Prisoner Escapes ICE Custody at Kennedy Airport and Jumps Into Taxi
Author: 0 NY: Prisoner Escapes ICE Custody at Kennedy Airport and Jumps Into Taxi

A man escaped custody from federal immigration officials Tuesday night at at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City. ICE agents removed his handcuffs during security screening at JFK following a layover from Detroit. He is 6-foot-3 and approximately 190 pounds. The escapee, who remained on the loose Thursday morning after getting away about 8 p.m. Tuesday, has not been identified.

World Media Heavy rain and storms by Thursday
Author: 0 Heavy rain and storms by Thursday

Snow could even arrive in the south tomorrow - just two days into British Summer Time. A HIGH WIND WARNING is in effect for the Rocky Mountain Front from tonight into Tuesday night . Other than some light fog early on today , we should have plenty of sunshine and high temps in the low to mid 50s. EASTER SUNDAY: Partly/mostly cloudy with the chance for a late-day shower.

World Media Warner, Smith banned for 1 year; Bancroft suspended for 9 months
Author: 0 Warner, Smith banned for 1 year; Bancroft suspended for 9 months

Smith had already stepped down as captain of the Rajasthan Royals and Warner said today he would not skipper the Sunrisers Hyderabad . CA's decision to sack former captain Steve Smith , vice-captain David Warner and young batsman Cameron Bancroft from the Aussie team but not Lehmann has left the cricket fraternity shocked and baffled.

World Media Mourinho berated after Pogba stars for France
Author: 0 Mourinho berated after Pogba stars for France

France's forward Kylian Mbappe (L) celebrates with France's midfielder Paul Pogba after scoring the opening goal during an worldwide friendly football match between Russian Federation and France at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on March 27, 2018.

World Media Orange County to support Trump's lawsuit against California
Author: 0 Orange County to support Trump's lawsuit against California

The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it welcomed a decision by California's third largest county to join its court challenge to the state's new law limiting how much local police and sheriff's departments support the Trump administration's rigorous deportation policy.

World Media Biggest convoy of evacuees leaves Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Biggest convoy of evacuees leaves Syria's Eastern Ghouta

It also permits civilians and militants to either leave for northern Syria or remain in Eastern Ghouta and reconcile with the government of Bashar al-Assad, with guarantees from Moscow that they will not be prosecuted. They have recaptured more than 90 percent of it and are draining the last opposition-held pockets through negotiated withdrawals brokered by Russian Federation.

World Media Expectations from meeting in Varna — Turkey-EU
Author: 0 Expectations from meeting in Varna — Turkey-EU

Erdogan spoke after talks with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council President Donald Tusk and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Varna . The region fell to Turkish backed forces last week after Kurdish resistance dissolved. "We have zero pressure on our border because of Erdogan". At a summit described as "charged with great tension" by host nation Bulgaria, the bloc vowed to keep funds flowing for a refugee deal with ...

World Media Stormy Daniels sues Trump lawyer Michael Cohen for defamation
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels sues Trump lawyer Michael Cohen for defamation

Daniels: I'm not exactly sure who they were. Her story of an affair with Trump and hush money paid in the waning days of an election has shown resiliency while other scandals have come and gone, and now it is one of three court cases that could pose headaches for the president.

World Media Bolton Expected to 'Clean House' at NSC
Author: 0 Bolton Expected to 'Clean House' at NSC

In Afghanistan, McMaster took a similarly tough line, pressing Trump to agree, against his own instincts, to double the size of USA forces to 15,000 troops and back a strategy that relies heavily on America's ability to improve Afghanistan's inefficient and corrupt government.

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