South Korea condemns North Korea missile launch

Analysts says North might time nuclear and long-range rocket tests to the April 15 birthday of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung, the late grandfather of current leader Kim Jong Un. Any launch of objects using the ballistic missile technology is a violation of UN Security Council resolutions. The North has defied the ban, saying it infringes on its sovereign rights to self-defense and the pursuit of space exploration.

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Another aide who could be reassigned is Steve Bannon , Trump's chief strategist, who has tangled with Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and a close adviser, the Journal said. If Kushner was wary of Bannon, why didn't he object to him joining the campaign? Trump is failing, and it looks like he is about to fire Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus.

ANC Caucus Stands By Corruption and Poor Leadership

The march is a call for President Jacob Zuma to step down. COSATU said it became anxious about Zuma, s leadership after his decision to sack finance minister Pravin Gordhan prompted the rating agency Standard and Poor's to downgrade the country's sovereign credit rating to junk status.

Hillary Clinton's hot nephew signs with modeling agency

Bill and Hillary Clinton's nephew Tyler Clinton has launched a modelling career, signing with powerhouse agency IMG Models. Tyler Clinton made the announcement on his never-not-sexy Instagram account , and TMZ breathlessly related the news soonafter.

Ryan says Nunes should still lead Russia probe

The delay came as former CIA Director John Brennan , ex-Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates were due to deliver public testimony. Therefore, to the extent Ms. Yates needs consent to disclose the details of those communications to [the intelligence panel], she needs to consult with the White House.

Israel 'studying' Russian statement on Jerusalem recognition

The PPC also renewed its call for global human rights groups, including UNICEF, to strengthen initiatives and campaigns to protect Palestinian children. While Palestinians and Israelis have not been conducting political negotiations for nearly three years, the situation on the ground is steadily degrading.

Investment in renewable energy dips globally as prices fall

Noting some challenges in achieving the 100% transition, the report mentioned that in some regions, most notably Africa, the United States and Japan, experts were sceptical about reaching that figure in their own countries or regions by 2050, largely due to the vested interests of the conventional energy industry.

Putin Drag Memes Are Now Illegal In Russia

While various Russian news outlets reported the news of the ban, many of them avoided putting the image of the president being depicted as a clown as it is now banned. The above image has been widely used during protests against anti-gay laws, but protestors will now have to go without it. The meme emerged in 2013 after Russian Federation began to crack down on the LGBTQ community and banned sharing "nontraditional sexual relations propaganda" with children.

Girl found living with monkeys in Indian forest

The girl is not the first documented case of a child living with monkeys. After being spotted by locals in the Motipur range of the sanctuary, a police team managed to rescue her in January, but not before overcoming stiff resistance from the monkeys.

Don Lemon, Bill O'Reilly exchange Twitter barbs over Susan Rice story

Ailes, who has denied all of the allegations against him, was forced to resign from Fox News just one week after that interview . His organization launched a petition to #DumpOReilly , arguing that the Fox News host "is a purveyor of sexual violence who has consistently used his platform to promote hateful and divisive rhetoric that attacks women, Black culture, and civil rights".

Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

At the March 14-15 meeting, FOMC members voted at the meeting to raise interest rates a quarter-point while projecting two further rate hikes this year. The central bank made a decision to raise the federal funds rate for the third time since 2008 in a near unanimous call during its meeting in March.

Michael Flynn in talks with Congress, wary of prosecution

Nunes is leading one of three investigations into Russia's attempt to influence the campaign and Trump associates' possible involvement. The two filings came more than a month after Trump asked Flynn to resign as national security adviser, saying he had misled the vice president about a conversation he had with the Russian ambassador to the USA during the transition.

Thousands raised after Kiwi mum and children perish in NSW river tragedy

King's mother, Heather May King, who lives in Manukau said she would be trying to find flights to Australia on Tuesday afternoon. A mother has died with two of her children as she tried to rescue them after their auto plunged into a swollen river in Australia.

Chelsea Clinton Is in No Hurry to Get Into Politics

A report from Pepperdine University's law school, from which Jackson earned a degree in 2002, said Jackson will serve as acting assistant secretary for civil rights. The New York Daily News recently reported that she may run for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's seat in the U.S. Senate, were Gillibrand to make a run for the White House in 2020.

IISc Bangalore wins top spots in HRD Ministry's NIRF rankings

The NIRF was introduced past year to rank Indian universities. NIRF has also moderated the parameters and decided an overall ranking to all the participant universities. "We want to make a policy announcement today". Ranks were given only for the top 100 institutes. The parameters to rank include Research and Professional Practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach & Inclusivity and Teaching, Perception, Learning and Resources.

Texas Senate approves big cuts to statewide gun license fees

Missing from the Senate proposal is a cigarette tax increase, pushed for by the House and health advocates. "It responsibly meets the needs of our state". Other education measures that passed out of the Senate this week include a bill to modify the point system in determining a school's grade on the state A-F report card system and a proposal to create a task force to study and make recommendations on reforms to the State Aid formula.

Pence breaks Senate tie on killing family-planning grants rule

Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted against allowing the legislation to move forward and then against the bill itself. For three sessions in a row, as the Governor of in, he introduced legislation to deny any funds to any Title X grantee if they also provide abortion services.

Restrictive bill targeting Planned Parenthood passes, without help from Alaska senator

Even though no federal funds go toward abortions, Republican conservatives still want to de-fund the entire organization. With Pence's vote , it is now up to President Trump to sign the legislation. Almost 88,000 individuals in Washington receive services from Planned Parenthood under Medicaid funding, according to the group. Both Isakson and Pence are went back on the floor later Thursday afternoon when the CRA gets a vote on final passage and their votes will be needed again.

MLS review: Schweinsteiger scores on MLS debut

I had to let him go and now publicly we wish him and his wife a very happy life in Chicago. "I feel sorry for the first period, I told him". "I feel alright. Both inch flawless, both putting a teammate through on goal - it was Schweinsteiger doing what he does best. Derek Henkle, a reporter at the press conference, asked the former Manchester United midfielder whether he envisaged taking the club to a World Cup - the response was incredulity, as well as hilarity on social media.

UK seeks to reassure Gibraltar in Brexit talks

In that respect, the guideline on Gibraltar says nothing new. With over 700,000 Britons in Spain , they too could become bargaining chips as the diplomatic battle rages on. Spanish officials yesterday celebrated the EU's decision to give Madrid the power to shape Gibraltar's future, claiming it as their "colony". "It now falls to the UK's negotiating team to translate goodwill towards Gibraltar into action and reject outright such a prejudicial position to Gibraltar's long term ...