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And Trump used that quote in her new book, "Women Who Work".

One admission in the book has particularly drawn criticism. Meanwhile, actress Pamela Anderson is revealing a thank-you letter she recently received from Melania Trump. In a statement given to CNN Money , Goodall urged Ivanka to read the quote for a second time: "I sincerely hope she will take the full import of my words to heart". Read More »

Syrian government supports Russia's de-escalation zone proposal

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Notwithstanding Washington's expression of support for Russia's proposed safe zones-and Trump's on-again, off-again expressions of hope for improved ties with Moscow-US imperialism is by no means resigned to ceding Syria, not to mention the broader Middle East, to Iran and Russian Federation. Read More »

Copping to Mild Nausea, Comey Stands by Clinton Email Probe

On Tuesday, Clinton partly attributed her loss to Comey's disclosure to Congress less than two weeks before Election Day that the email investigation would be revisited. FBI agents had seized the computer of former congressman Anthony Weiner, Abedin's separated husband, as part of separate investigation into a possible sexting scandal involving a minor. Read More »

Hamas in Gaza says it won't be cowed by Abbas' threats

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Many Palestinian prisoners have died as a result of torture and inhuman conditions in Israeli jails. The strike was called in all cities in the West Bank, with only doctors and students nearing graduation excluded. Neeshan Bolton, executive director of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation - which campaigns for a "non-racial, non-sexist and democratic South Africa" - said the group would protest outside provincial legislatures throughout the country to create awareness about Palestinian prisoners. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan says he has 'nothing to discuss' with EU

Under the old system, the head of state had to sever ties with their political party and Erdogan had to leave the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) when he became president in August 2014 after more than a decade as premier. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatened to make Europe pay for "oppressing" and "humiliating" Turks, in rhetoric aimed at boosting the "Yes" camp ahead of Sunday's referendum on enhancing his powers. Read More »

Dogfish Head founder, Sam Calagione, finally honored with James Beard Award

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ATLANTA, GA -Atlanta chef Steven Satterfield of Miller Union has won the 2017 James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Southeast, Patch has learned. In the "Best Chef Northwest" category, Seattle finalists Edouardo Jordan ( Salare and JuneBaby ) and Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi (Joule, Revel, and Trove and Portland's Revelry) lost to Portland's Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton of Ox. Read More »

Turkey gave about 20 minutes notice before Syria strikes

Russian Federation on Wednesday criticized Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq , saying they hindered efforts to combat the Islamic State group, as Turkish troops and Syrian Kurdish fighters traded fire across the increasingly tense frontier. Read More »

Trump's empathetic comments about Kim Jong Un

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Instead of conducting a nuclear test or missile launch, North Korea staged the drill near the eastern city of Wonsan on the Korean People's Army (KPA) anniversary, according to the South Korean military. "We will maintain our close coordination and cooperation with our allies, especially the Republic of Korea and Japan, as we work together to preserve stability and prosperity in the region". Read More »

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

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A U.S. Army soldier stands on an eight-wheeled armored fighting vehicle, near al-Ghanamya village, al-Darbasiyah town, at the Syrian-Turkish border on Saturday. That operation included a series of clashes between Free Syrian Army rebels, backed by Turkey, and Kurdish forces who vowed to fight to the death to defend their territory. Read More »

The Second Scottish Referendum on Independence is Closer than You Think

Gavin Newlands MP highlighted the SNP Scottish government's strong record for pensioners - including protecting and investing in Free Personal and Nursing Care for the elderly, protecting Winter Fuel Payments and working with Age Scotland to increase the uptake of financial support available to older people. Read More »

Congress Reaches $1 Trillion Spending Deal to Fund Government Through September

Democrats were quick off the mark to praise the deal. A senior congressional aide said the Pentagon would win a $12.5 billion increase in defense spending for the fiscal year that ends on September 30, with the possibility of an additional $2.5 billion contingent on Trump delivering a plan to Congress for defeating the Islamic State militant group. Read More »

Striking workers give Macron rough reception at factory visit

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Paris: French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron was on Wednesday heckled by factory workers in Amiens city after a visit by his far-right rival Marine Le Pen. Since securing her berth in the run-off, Le Pen has turbo-charged her campaign with a string of appearances and statements, leaving her opponent on the back foot. Read More »

Palestinians say 3 wounded at protests for prisoners

Head of the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners' Affairs Issa Qaraqe stressed during the demonstration that solidarity activities in support of the Palestinian hunger strikers would continue, as he called upon Palestinians to take part in a solidarity march that would take place at Nelson Mandela Square in Ramallah city on May 3. Read More »

NEW Kevin O'Leary Drops Out of Conservative Leadership Race

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Global political correspondent David Akin dropped the bombshell on Twitter Wednesday morning. O'Leary himself alluded to this in a statement on Wednesday, saying, "Because I am an outsider, I have very weak second-ballot support". "I got into this to win, not to be a kingmaker", Coates said pointedly, speaking to the Post Wednesday before attending a campaign "wake" instead of that night's debate. Read More »

Barack Obama Disses Donald Trump & His Twitter Fingers - See Epic Shade

Barack coolly replied, "For starters, by not having a Twitter account". Barack Obama took a shot at his successor, President Donald Trump, this week. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said she was "troubled" by the big-ticket talk . And when I say 'understand.' I don't mean they think it is okay, but at least people see it. Read More »

Bay couple in Paris during gun attack

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Paris Prosecutor François Molins on Friday said Cheurfi had shown no signs of "radicalization". One officer was killed, as was the gunman, who was carrying a note defending the Islamic State group, a Paris prosecutor said. Scraps of paper scrawled with the addresses of police stations and a satchel of weapons, munitions and the Muslim holy book were discovered in his vehicle. Read More »

French court refuses to extradite former Kosovan prime minister to Serbia

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Celebrating crowds in central Pristina greeted former Kosovo Prime Minister and ex-guerrilla Ramush Haradinaj, after a French court refused to extradite him to Serbia to face war crimes charges. Kosovo, a predominantly ethnic Albanian province, unilaterally declared independence a decade after the conflict, a move since recognised by more than 100 countries but not by Belgrade or its big brother ally Russian Federation. Read More »

Turkish-Kurdish Dispute Embarrasses Washington

Turkey considers the YPG as the Syrian affiliate of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a separatist group fighting an insurgency against the Turkish state, and sees the establishment of a Kurdish autonomous zone on its southern border as a national security threat. Read More »

1-year-old girl found dead in her Joliet Township home

Will County Sheriff's Department Deputy Chief Rick Ackerson said during a news conference that Semaj Crosby's death was "suspicious", but that an autopsy is not yet complete. In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 photo, emergency divers search the water in a nearby retention pond while searching for 1 ½-year-old Semaj Crosby in Joliet , Ill. Read More »

Trump to Meet Turkey's Erdogan Ahead of NATO Summit in May

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Turkey's electoral authority rejected appeals to annul the referendum granting President Tayyip Erdogan wide new powers, but the main opposition CHP party said it will maintain its legal challenge to a vote it has said was deeply flawed. "We are going to sit down and determine a roadmap as two strategic partners, the United States and Turkey, as allies, as important countries in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, we believe that we can resolve significant problems", he added. Read More »

U.S. experts question Pak's decision of Jadhav

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It was the first direct interaction between the army chief and the prime minister. "He is a retired Indian Navy officer. The government will be seen as weak if it can not free him", Kharge said. In a letter issued to Basit and later released to the media, the foreign ministry said India's government had repeatedly sought consular access to Jadhav which was not permitted. Read More »

A Dead Woman's Fitbit Data May Lead to Her Husband's Murder Conviction

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According to data gathered from the device, Connie was moving around for almost an hour after her husband said she was killed, according to court documents. He is now released on bail while he awaits trial. In court, his lawyer Hubert Santos said, "My client is innocent of these charges and he looks forward to being vindicated after a trial". Read More »

Turkey: 1000 detained over suspected links to Gulen

Over 1,000 Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) suspects nested within the police force were arrested in simultaneous raids held across Turkey, the interior minister confirmed Wednesday. Earlier this month the president won a referendum on boosting his powers. The vast operation targeted big cities such as Istanbul as well as Izmir in western Turkey and Konya in the Anatolian heartland. Read More »

USA 'prepared to defend ourselves' over N Korea

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After briefing senators in a highly unusual meeting at the White House on Wednesday, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats issued a statement that toned down military rhetoric and urged the worldwide community to help find a solution to North Korea's nuclear programme. Read More »

Braves beat Padres 5-2 on opening night at new stadium

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With the score 1-1 in the seventh, Haniger hit a drive that appeared to clear the left-field wall for a three-run homer, before bouncing back into the field of play. Orioles extend Jays' woes: The Baltimore Orioles hit four homers, including three off starter Aaron Sanchez, earning their fourth win over the Blue Jays in as many meetings with a 6-4 victory at Toronto. Read More »

Donald Trump to order review of national monument designations

While the president has the ability to designate public lands as national monuments, it's unclear whether the Antiquities Act allows for the White House to rescind or diminish the size of previously designated monuments. National monument designations have protected some of the most iconic places in the country. Environmental and Native American advocates argue that the monuments are deserving of protective status and reflect, at least to some degree, community support for them. Read More »

Ex-heptathlete To Get Beijing Olympic Bronze Upgrade

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Jessica Ennis-Hill has one last goal in elite athletics. Chernova's is the 18th Russian doping case from the Beijing Olympic revealed in a re-testing program that has mostly relied on improved detection of steroids. Meanwhile, Russian 400 metre runner Maksim Dyldin has also been disqualified from the London Games after his retested sample was found to contain the same steroid as Chernova's. Read More »

GOP Budget Hawks Open To Trump Tax Plan

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However, Sen. Hatch, the Republican finance committee chairman, indicated today that he may be able to support Trump's plan to cut corporate tax rates to 15% even if it added to the budget deficit. Mnuchin has said the cuts will pay for themselves by generating more economic growth but fiscal hawks, potentially some in Trump's own Republican Party, along with Democrats, are certain to question these claims. Read More »

Explosion in Kurram Agency killed eight, several injured

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A spokesman for the Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, a faction of the Islamist militant Pakistani Taliban group, said the explosive device had been meant to target the country's Shia minority and workers in the area carrying out a census. The Kurram tribal area borders Ningarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, where on April 13 the United States dropped the largest nonnuclear bomb ever used in battle on what it claimed was a network of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State fighters. Read More »

Shock over 'mass arrests' of gays in Chechnya

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Human Rights First Advocacy Counsel Shawn Gaylord said his organization aimed to "drive action" and "help achieve justice" with the video , which was produced in partnership with the Russian-Speaking American LGBT Association , or RUSA LGBT. Read More »

Vote of no confidence in Zuma postponed

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The motion of no confidence was scheduled to take place on Tuesday afternoon but has been postponed pending the outcome of the UDM's court application. "The postponement of the motion will be referred to the National Assembly Programme Committee for its consideration after the constituency period". Read More »

NewsAlert: Strident Trump targets Canadian trade on energy, lumber, dairy

Reading from handwritten notes during an Oval Office signing for an unrelated memorandum, Trump called Canada's actions a " disgrace " and said the Canadian measures have hurt dairy farmers in Wisconsin and NY. can't let Canada or anyone else take advantage of America. It had been duty free. "And I think trade lawyers agree". "So they're displacing the US product that's coming into Canada", said von Massow. Read More »

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US

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North Korea appears to strike the United States with a devastating missile launch in a video mock-up aired during a musical show to mark former leader Kim II Sung's 105th birthday. Lu said Beijing wants to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that USA plans to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China. Read More »

France's Macron vows to fight 'threat of nationalists'

Voters will decide whether to back a pro-EU centrist newcomer, a scandal-ridden veteran conservative who wants to slash public spending, a far-left eurosceptic admirer of Fidel Castro or to appoint France's first woman president who would shut borders and ditch the euro. Read More »

Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire

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The victims haven't been identified but are all from the same family, officials said. Officials say no one was home at the time. The wood frame house was destroyed in a multi-alarm fire in Queens Village on Sunday, April 23, 2017. It was heartbreaking. The fire was very intense. "I'm just emotional about it because I'm a grandfather and I have kids, too". She was not hurt, but flames apparently jumped to his home, charring and melting some of the yellow siding, he said. Read More »

China Seeks Russia's Help to 'Cool' N Korea Situation

China has been urged by Mr Trump and other senior U.S. officials to take a greater role in pressuring the North Korean regime to renounce provocative tests of long-range missiles it has claimed can now strike the United States west coast. Read More »

North Korea's Nuclear Test Site Spent the Weekend Hosting Volleyball

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The volleyball games don't mean the predictions of a test were wrong, Bermudez says. Antonio Guterres said China , US, Japan, South Korea and Russian Federation must spare no effort to prevent a military build-up from Pyongyang. It simulates precision airstrikes on the North's command posts, including leader Kim Jong-un's underground bunker, and air fields, as well as its nuclear and missile bases. Read More »

On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide him

With this third approach, Rivlin said, Holocaust remembrance and the lessons to be learned are founded on three central pillars: self-defense, a shared destiny, and human rights. He said although the Holocaust is "permanently branded in our flesh" it "is not the lens through which we should examine our past and our future". President Reuven Rivlin will also speak at the ceremony. Read More »

China to launch its first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 this month

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The spacecraft is created to dock with the Tiangong 2 space laboratory, or "Heavenly Palace 2", where two astronauts spent a month last October in China's longest ever manned space mission.The cargo spacecraft mission will provide an "important technological basis" for the construction of China's space station, according to state media. Read More »

MPs clear way for general election on June 8

She said: "The division in Westminster will risk our ability to make a success of Brexit". There was never any real doubt about Mrs May securing the backing needed to go to the country, with both Labour's Jeremy Corbyn and Liberal Democrat Tim Farron saying they welcomed the election - though Scottish National Party MPs abstained in the vote. Read More »

Pence praises moderate Islam in Indonesia

Pence said the decision to abide by the deal despite Trump's "reservations" was a "reflection of the enormous importance of the historical alliance between the United States and Australia". The Trump administration has put Indonesia on a list of 16 countries whose trade surpluses with the United States will be put under review. Mr. Pence didn't mention the nature of talks involving Freeport in his remarks Friday. Read More »

VP Pence Aims to Reassure Australia after Tense Trump Call

Washington had billed Pence's visit to Jakarta as a booster for a strategic partnership between the world's second- and third-largest democracies, but a raft of bilateral disputes with USA companies could sap the goodwill from his trip. -Southeast Asia relations under the Obama administration. Some U.S. companies have a technological edge while Indonesia has a rising demand for power, "so that's a good fit", Neumann told Reuters. Read More »

FBI, NSA call for further testimony on Trump-Russia investigation

Two watchdog groups, Democracy 21 and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington have asked the House Ethics Committee to investigate whether Nunes disclosed classified information from intelligence reports. Comey and Rogers testified in an open hearing late last month. Since this will be a public hearing, Yates may well have to "no comment" a bunch of questions, or defy the White House like she did back in January. Read More »

GM says Venezuela has seized its car plant

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President Nicolas Maduro accused Kimberly-Clark of participating in an worldwide plot to damage Venezuela's economy. Three people were killed late Wednesday as tens of thousands of people took the streets to demand fresh presidential elections and the release of jailed opposition politicians. Read More »

United States considers shooting down N.Korea missile tests

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The term "reckless" is one the North Koreans have used to describe continuing large-scale US and South Korean military exercises, which the North calls a dress rehearsal for an invasion. France said on Wednesday it was imperative the United Nations Security Council apply more pressure on North Korea to prevent it jumping another hurdle towards an effective nuclear weapons capacity that could lead to a risky military escalation. Read More »

Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

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The comments dash the hopes of Japanese policymakers, who have said they want to avoid use of the economic dialogue as a forum to discuss a bilateral FTA that may put them under U.S. In the aftermath of Vice President Mike Pence's visit to the Korean demilitarized zone, North Korea's deputy representative at the United Nations gave a stern warning to the world body. Read More »

General election: UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote

Telling MPs it was time to "put our fate in the hands of the people and let the people decide", Mrs May told the House of Commons: "We are determined to bring stability to the United Kingdom for the long term and that's what this election will be about - leadership and stability". Read More »

Sheriff's deputy shot in Oklahoma; suspect at large

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Tuesday was shot at least twice near Mulhall Road, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The Logan County deputy was identified as David Wade. After the shooting , officials say, Leforce, 45, stole the deputy's vehicle and fled. There he stole another vehicle, which has since been found near Guthrie. Law officers set up an area to search about 5 miles west of Langston between Midwest Boulevard and Post Road between east-west county roads 77 and 76, said trooper John Vincent, ... Read More »

New Zealand tightens immigration rules in 'Kiwi-first' crackdown

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Two remuneration thresholds will be introduced. "The other threshold will be set at 1.5 times the New Zealand median income of 73,299 NZ dollars a year for jobs that are not now considered skilled, but are well paid", Woodhouse said. Other changes include limiting lower skilled visa holders to a maximum of three years, and classifying the partners and children of these visa holders as visitors, meaning they will only gain work visas if they meet requirements in their own right. Read More »