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by | April 09, 2018 | 14:50

The North Koreans are pushing to have the meeting in their capital, Pyongyang , the sources said, although it is unclear whether the White House would be willing to hold the talks there. According to CNN , the talks between the U.S. and North Korea's intelligence officials are aimed at laying the ground for a meeting between Pompeo and the head of the North's Reconnaissance General Bureau, whose identity has not been confirmed.

by | April 09, 2018 | 14:42

This month, teachers in Kentucky briefly shut some school districts as they protested pension reforms. There are now more than 1,900 emergency certified teachers in Oklahoma classrooms - a 67 percent increase from past year. Teachers can declare victory when legislators fund public education in "an appropriate manner", Priest said. Both bills now head to Fallin's desk, and she is expected to sign them.

by | April 09, 2018 | 14:35

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Sunday there were "no naive people" in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip after days of protests and clashes left 30 Palestinians dead, including a journalist. Israel claims it opens fire to prevent attempted attacks by Palestinians backed up by Hamas, the de-facto Sunni-Islamic governing authority of the Gaza strip since 2007.

by | April 09, 2018 | 13:47

Missiles targeted the T-4 military base in Homs province, state media reported, but it remained unclear who was behind the attack after the USA denied involvement. McCain said the president needs to "act decisively" in his response to Assad's alleged involvement in the chemical attack, and to "demonstrate that Assad will pay a price for his war crimes".

by | April 09, 2018 | 13:20

Syrian state media had earlier reported dead and wounded in the strike, without giving casualty figures. Syrian state TV said there were casualties in what it said was a suspected USA missile attack on a major air base in central Syria but the United States denied it had launched any air strikes against the country.

by | April 09, 2018 | 13:12

Founded in 2013, Cambridge Analytica has bragged that its data mining can help campaigns win elections - and its services have been used in some 200 elections around the world, including the 2016 campaign of US President Donald Trump. The spokesperson said that from Tuesday the company would begin showing users which apps they connected to at the top of their Facebook feed, and an easy way to delete them.

by | April 09, 2018 | 12:24

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone and vowed a "strong, joint response" to the suspected chemical attack that killed dozens, the White House said. Israel's military claimed earlier this year that Damascus had allowed Iran's Revolutionary Guard to operate the T-4 military site, according to the Times of Israel.

by | April 09, 2018 | 11:37

It was later confirmed to be a missile attack targeting the military facility. Syrian television also reported that several people were killed and injured in the attack, but did not provide further details. Although the agency said it was likely "an American aggression", U.S. officials said the United States had not launched any airstrikes on Syria. Israel in the past has hit Syrian military sites and bases of Iranian-backed militias.

by | April 09, 2018 | 11:22

Facebook introduced a feature for its proprietary Messenger app in 2016 that empowered users with the ability to automatically delete records of certain messages after they are sent. By announcing the feature is coming to all users it seems like an attempt to make Zuckerberg appear as a beta tester of the feature to some. Hearings over the issue are scheduled in the USA, and the European Union is considering what actions to take against the company.

by | April 09, 2018 | 10:57

They will be the second round of several demonstrations planned against Israel's refusal to allow Palestinian refugees to return to their pre-1948 homes. On Sunday, the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she was opening a preliminary probe to determine whether there was enough evidence to launch a full-blown investigation into any alleged crimes committed by Israel or Hamas.

by | April 09, 2018 | 10:43

Malcolm Turnbull used 30 consecutive Newspoll losses as one reason for ousting Tony Abbott in 2015. Labor's primary vote rose two points to 39 per cent support and the Coalition's went up a single point to 38 per cent. "The next election is absolutely there to be won", he said. "They don't want me to focus on personalities or the politics". He told News Corp tabloids opinion polls were not good predictors of actual election results.

by | April 09, 2018 | 10:40

Now, two more data analytics firms have reportedly been suspended. Facebook says most of the affected users (more than 70 million) are in the U.S., though there are over a million each in the Philippines, Indonesia, and the UK. "These are serious claims and we have suspended CubeYou from Facebook while we investigate them". "If they refuse or fail our audit, their apps will be banned from Facebook", Archibong added .

by | April 09, 2018 | 10:32

There was no mention of the truck driver. "He's also been provided with some mental health and wellness assistance", Zablocki said Saturday afternoon. Photographs of the wreckage showed the twisted trailer with most of its wheels in the air and the bus on its side and its back portion destroyed. According to RCMP, the male driver of the semi-trailer was not injured and, although he was detained temporarily after the collision, he has now been released.

by | April 09, 2018 | 10:15

That means the driver could move the gear shift to "park" and take out the ignition key - without the vehicle's transmission gear being in park. Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America. If the cable isn't seated securely, the dealership will adjust the cable and reinstall the locking clip. Over time, the dislodged or broken clip could keep the transmission in drive position, although the shifter has been moved to park position.

by | April 09, 2018 | 09:41

Among the candidates are numerous party's 48 sitting or outgoing legislators from the state's northern, central and southern region, including Bengaluru , which has 28 assembly constituencies. With just a month to go for Karnataka Assembly Elections, both ruling Congress and opposition BJP have entered a high-pitched battle on the ground and on social media.

by | April 09, 2018 | 09:15

Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q3. Now it had 524,537 shares held by the institutional investor. 86 funds opened positions while 336 raised stakes. Capital Mgmt Corp Va reported 1,546 shares. Shire had 24 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 1 by Oppenheimer. Armistice Capital Llc, which manages about $1.00 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Strongbridge Biopharma Plc by 1.18 million shares to 2.87 million ...

by | April 09, 2018 | 09:09

Because the way he played is only possible when he's focused on the game". "If we did we would be up there with City, and maybe even in front". "People since November, December say "the Premier League is done", "the Premier League is done", "the Premier League done", and it was a tough fight to keep going every single weekend, to be focused because it's not done".

by | April 09, 2018 | 08:56

In April 2017, Trump ordered a cruise missile strike against a Syrian air base in response to a sarin gas attack on civilians in Idlib province. The AP and other worldwide news organizations reported SANA said the country's air defenses had shot down eight missiles.

by | April 09, 2018 | 07:37

As Bell came back in the penultimate elimination with a 10.2 and 9.8, Mitharval fell just short - despite shooting a stunning 10.5 in his second shot - to finish with a bronze. 'Delighted that Heena Sidhu won the Silver in the women's 10m Air Pistol event. 23-year-old Mitharval, participating in his first Commonwealth Games, finished first in the qualification round after shooting 584 points to equal the Commonwealth Games record, which was previously held exclusively by India's Samaresh Jung.

by | April 09, 2018 | 07:28

What is clear, though, is that a great many families, a hockey league and a community are reeling from an nearly unfathomable tragedy. And the game went on. We send our kids to play hockey. My hometown is Kindersley (Sask.) where I spend my summers. Kelly Schatz, Logan's father, says his 20-year-old son played for the Broncos for just over four years and had served as team captain for the past two-and-a-half years.

by | April 09, 2018 | 07:27

Some advertisers have curtailed spending, Sandberg said in an interview on Thursday at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California , where she acknowledged that her team has a long way to go to reassure wary customers. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is planning a call with the EU's justice commissioner, while the company's top technology officer is expected to appear before a United Kingdom parliament committee and its deputy privacy chief will head to Italy.

by | April 09, 2018 | 07:17

Russia has promised retribution for new U.S. sanctions that were slapped on seven Russian oligarchs and 17 Russian government officials on Friday. "They (sanctions) only demonstrate the inability of the United States to achieve its goals and consolidate Russian society", the Foreign Ministry said.

by | April 09, 2018 | 06:02

Police say there were 29 people on the bus, which was carrying the Humboldt Broncos, a team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. The crash killed 15 people including the team coach Darcy Haugan, captain Logan Schatz, forwards Jaxon Joseph and Logan Hunter, defenceman Stephen Wack and the team's play-by-play radio announcer, Tyler Bieber.

by | April 09, 2018 | 05:26

Preparations for a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be affected by sweeping U.S. sanctions imposed yesterday on Russian government officials and businessmen, the White House said, Reuters reported.

by | April 09, 2018 | 05:15

The private messages Facebook users send to each other through Messenger aren't so private. KELLY: And we are joined now by Congressman Frank Pallone of New Jersey. A Facebook Messenger spokeswoman told Bloomberg that the information gathered from scanning Messenger - which used to be built into Facebook before it was spun out as a separate app in 2014 - isn't used for advertising.