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Manager's preview: Moyes on Arsenal

Manager's preview: Moyes on Arsenal

David Moyes has claimed that his reputation as a manager has not been damaged despite Sunderland's relegation from the Premier League. Moyes did not attempt to hide his disappointment yesterday when he agreed that Alan Shearer was within his right to say the performances from Sunderland's players against the Swans was "lazy" and "disgraceful". Read More

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Sec. Rex Tillerson: 'I Have to Earn' [Trump's] 'Confidence Every Day'

Sec. Rex Tillerson: 'I Have to Earn' [Trump's] 'Confidence Every Day'

Asked about the line between service to the president and service to the country, Tillerson says "I will never compromise my own values". In his conversations with the Russian officials, Trump appeared to be boasting about his knowledge of the looming threats, telling them he was briefed on "great intel every day", an official with knowledge of the exchange said, according to the Post. Read More

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Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

The coalition between the two conservative nominees will benefit the country's economy in a post-election era, if Raeisi manages to assume power through the election. Conservatives accuse Rouhani of succumbing to Western pressure and for compromising Iran's sovereignty. In the ongoing presidential campaign, Rouhani said he would focus on tackling unemployment and stimulate production. Read More

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US Firms 'Ready' to Get On China's Silk Road Project

Some European countries have refused to sign off on a trade statement at China's Silk Road summit, a diplomat said yesterday, dealing a setback to Beijing's efforts to gain full support for its initiative. Xi said that 68 countries have signed the agreement of cooperation. China's Belt and Road Forum was held at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing . Read More

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Woman Allegedly Chased, Threatened Congressman in Car After Town Hall

Woman Allegedly Chased, Threatened Congressman in Car After Town Hall

But as he and aide Marianne Dunavant left the engagement, Wright followed them in her own auto, driving so close on Highway 45 that Kustoff and Dunavant were "in fear of being forced off the roadway", sheriffs said. The congressman's aides and the sheriff department contend that Wright scared the passengers into driving to the home of a person who they knew. She was arrested and released on a $1,000 bond. Read More

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DPRK poses

DPRK poses "potentially existential threat": U.S. intelligence chief

Coats appeared before the Senate committee along with other intelligence agency leaders, including CIA Director Mike Pompeo and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers. Coats, however, described the threat as potentially "existential". He recommended that US forces train with Afghan forces down the chain of command to the corps level, and that the Afghan security forces learn to make better use of intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance (ISR) and air support. Read More

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Sunny, warm weather through the end of the week

Sunny, warm weather through the end of the week

If this was winter you'd be hearing forecasts ranging from 6-10 inches of snow up to 2 feet or more. We'll continue to see thunderstorms throughout the afternoon/evening. Sunday will be cloudy and warmer with a threat of rain. Winds: S/W/NW 10-20 miles per hour, gusts to 25 miles per hour. Northeast wind 7 to 13 miles per hour. Read More

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North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

The new detentions come amidst growing tensions between the US and North Korea. The nation's state media agency, KNCA, condemned President Donald Trump's deployment of a naval task force to the region, then launched into a 2,000-word editorial that accused the USA of provocative military actions and threatened not only a "preemptive nuclear strike" but promised to reduce the White House "to ashes" and ensure that America's imperialism "will be over". Read More

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Would price cap pledged by Tories result in lower energy bills?

Would price cap pledged by Tories result in lower energy bills?

Here's what key Tory figures have previously said about Miliband's plan to freeze energy prices. Theresa May says she is "fed up with rip-off energy prices" and will cap bill increases if the Conservatives win the next election. "Instead of bringing in a price cap, the Government should spend some money raising awareness of switching and leave the mechanics of an increasingly vibrant and competitive market well alone". Read More

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Higuain's stoppage time strike foils 10-man Torino

Higuain's stoppage time strike foils 10-man Torino

Higuain stepped off the bench to fire the ball into the bottom corner from the edge of the area in stoppage time and keep Juve eight points clear of Napoli as they seek a sixth straight title. "I am still happy since this point puts us closer to our objective". Only Roma's Edin Dzeko matches his 25 league goals this season and Manchester United are the latest team to be linked with the Italy global, who is reportedly valued around £85million. Read More

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US, Iraq talk post-ISIS force

US, Iraq talk post-ISIS force

The U.S. and Iraq are in talks to keeping American troops in the country after the fight against the Islamic State group is concluded, according to a U.S. The numbers were wound down eventually to 40,000 before the complete withdrawal in 2011. During a visit to Iraq in February, Mattis and Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top US commander in Iraq, described an enduring partnership between the USA and Iraq. Read More

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China 'putting pressure' on North Korea

Experts say North Korea has readied a nuclear test, which many suspected would take place earlier in April on the anniversary of the country's founder's birth or the foundation of its military. "But eventually, he'll have good missiles". Japanese media reports said it will meet up with and escort a U.S. supply ship, a first-time mission under new security legislation that allows Japan's military a greater role overseas. Read More

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Pentagon deploys troops to Turkey's border wiith Syria

Pentagon deploys troops to Turkey's border wiith Syria

American military instructors who are often engaged in the training process of military units in Syria and Iraq might have died as well because of such irresponsible actions. The SDF is a Kurdish-dominated alliance fighting IS that includes Arab fighters. US forces take up positions on the outskirts of the Syrian town, Manbij, a flashpoint between Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters and USA -backed Kurdish fighters, in al-Asaliyah village, Aleppo province, Syria, on March 7. Read More

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US, North Korea face off in high-stakes game of chicken

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said there was a danger that the situation on the Korean peninsula could escalate or slip out of control, his ministry said. "North Korea's a big world problem, and it's a problem we have to finally solve". The streets of Pyongyang, however, were quiet for Tuesday's anniversary, which was overshadowed by April 15 celebrations for the birthday of the nation's late founder Kim Il Sung, and were marked by a missile test the following day. Read More

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Polls open as Nottinghamshire County Council elections take place today

Polls open as Nottinghamshire County Council elections take place today

There are 57 seats up for grabs, with the Conservative administration holding 32 of them, an overall majority of seven. UKIP gained almost 18% of the votes but failed to win a single seat on Hertfordshire County Council. . Across the county, polling stations will be open until 10pm as 270 candidates stand across 61 divisions, contesting all 64 county council seats. Details of people's nearest polling station will be printed on their polling card. Read More

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North Korea confirms latest detention of American citizen

North Korea confirms latest detention of American citizen

Bill Walker in Anchorage, Alaska following his meetings with President Donald Trump in Florida. Tony Kim, also known as Kim Sang Duk, was detained for hostile acts to North Korea. The top USA diplomat also called on the global community to fully implement existing United Nations sanctions against North Korea and sent a very strong message to the North Korean regime. Read More

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Pence to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Seventh Fleet at the U.S. Navy base in Yokosuka, 40 miles south of Tokyo. "U.S. policy is to continue to work diligently with Japan and other countries, including China, to bring economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime in North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) until the country abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programs", Pence told an assembly of USA servicemen and Japanese Self-Defense Forces personnel. Read More

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Dallas shooting began as neighbor dispute

Dallas shooting began as neighbor dispute

The paramedic underwent surgery and is in critical condition. All Dallas paramedics/emergency medical technicians are trained first as firefighters and are cross trained to provide emergency medical care. A police sergeant rushed in and managed to pull the paramedic to safety, as the suspect continued to fire his gun towards the officers. Dallas was the scene last July of a mass shooting of police officers in which five were killed and seven wounded. Read More

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Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday walked back from statements of possible US military action, even offering aid to North Korea if it would end its nuclear weapons programs, the Associated Press reported . secretary of state Rex Tillerson echoed Trump's position that all options were on the table if Pyongyang persisted with its nuclear and missile development in a UN Security Council meeting on Friday. Read More

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Protest to take on Trump's climate policies

Protest to take on Trump's climate policies

Protesters backing action on climate change are braving the sweltering heat Saturday in the nation's capital as part of the People's Climate March. "We want to see bees, butterflies, ladybugs, jellyfish, cheetahs, sharks and more!" reads the People's Climate Movement circular taht's been distributed around town. Read More

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Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

He also noted Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr's response to the tariff: "The Government of Canada disagrees strongly with the U.S. Department of Commerce's decision to impose an unfair and punitive duty". The announcement Monday is likely to lead to lawsuits and a standoff between the United States and Canada, which could lead to a broader trade war, CNN reported Tuesday. Read More

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Kupwara attack: Twitterati seeks solution for terror attacks

Kupwara attack: Twitterati seeks solution for terror attacks

It is reported that two attackers and three soldiers have been killed in the ambush. The army said that the insurgents were forcing their way into the facility in an apparent attempt to carry out a suicide attack, according to NDTV. "Militants now active in the state have managed to carry out multiple attacks in J&K". The place where the attack took place is on the rear side of 310 Medium Artillery Unit. Read More

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