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‘Playful dominance’: The touchy-feely relationship between Trump and Macron

Wednesday  09:15,   25 april 2018
MSN

From cheek kisses to shoulder rubs, the unusual friendship between the U.S. and French leaders was on display Tuesday.The two men exchanged French-style cheek kisses. They shook hands and held hands and clasped hands. And they embraced and[...]

Indian guru Asaram convicted of rape

Wednesday  09:10,   25 april 2018
BBC News

Asaram claims that he has millions of followers in India and around the world.A court in the northern city of Jodhpur ruled that Asaram Bapu,77, raped a 16-year-old girl in 2013 at his ashram there. He is likely to appeal the verdict in a higher[...]

Recent Iranian shipments to Syria concern US intelligence

Wednesday  08:50,   25 april 2018
CNN

US intelligence is monitoring a series of cargo flights from Iran into Syria, that the US suspects may be carrying weapons systems into Syria for potential use by Bashar al-Assad's regime or Iranian forces, CNN has learned. An administration[...]

Russia, China Pledge New Military Ties, Challenge U.S.

Wednesday  07:06,   25 april 2018
Newsweek

Top U.S. military rivals Russia and China have pledged to deepen military ties and create a united front against the U.S. in its Syria and Iran policies.Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu met Tuesday with Air Force General Xu Qiliang,[...]

China fears Kim is moving out of its orbit as South Korea, US talks loom

Wednesday  06:40,   25 april 2018
CNN

As North Korea's Kim Jong Un prepares for summits with South Korea and the US, Beijing fears Pyongyang is moving out of its orbit and striking out on its own. While China's economic pressure has been pivotal in bringing Kim to the negotiating[...]

Can Trump and Kim Get Past History And Make Peace?

Wednesday  06:40,   25 april 2018
Newsweek

Are Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un serious about denuclearization or will they play the same games as their predecessors?Last year, Kim Jong Un brought his country into uncharted territory when he oversaw the successful launched of[...]

The Latest: Mrs. Trump wears Chanel haute couture to dinner

Wednesday  03:45,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

Melania Trump has chosen Chanel for the White House state dinner honoring the French president. 7:50[...]

Bin Laden's ex-bodyguard now on welfare in Germany, can't be deported, report says

Wednesday  02:31,   25 april 2018
FOX News

A former bodyguard of Usama Bin Laden is getting about $1,400 a month in welfare payments and can't be deported because of fears he could be tortured in Tunisia, German media reported Tuesday. The 42-year-old man, identified only as "Sami A."[...]

Even jaywalking faces scrutiny under China's social credit system

Wednesday  02:31,   25 april 2018
CBS News

If your score gets too low, you can be be banned from buying plane tickets, renting a house or getting a loan . © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. China's social credit system keeps an eye on everyday behavior Nearly 15 million people[...]

What a 'new deal' over Iran might look like

Wednesday  02:05,   25 april 2018
AFP

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday proposed a "new deal" to address President Donald Trump's many concerns about the existing nuclear pact with Iran. Here is a look at what may be in the works, and the challenges a new deal[...]

Migrant Caravan Arrives at U.S. Border, but Long Road Awaits

Wednesday  02:05,   25 april 2018
The New York Times

Migrants from Central American who plan to apply for asylum in the United States face opposition from President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.MEXICALI, Mexico — The caravan of weary migrants that the Trump administration has called a[...]

US trade officials to visit China soon, Trump says

Wednesday  00:55,   25 april 2018
AFP

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that top US trade officials would soon travel to China as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled markets and left exporters on edge. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, US Trade [...]

How do you capture a mass-killer suspect without firing a shot? Ask Toronto police.

Wednesday  00:36,   25 april 2018
MSN

Police didn't fire a single shot at Alek Minassian.The man, later identified by authorities as Alek Minassian, had just plowed into a crowd of pedestrians on a sidewalk at more than 30 mph, killing 10 and wounding 15 more. “Kill me,” he screamed [...]

The historical reasons the Korea summit can’t end with a peace treaty

Wednesday  00:15,   25 april 2018
Quartz

History will be made by North Korea and South Korea this week. Meeting at their border on April 27, the two nations will hold their…One thing the two sides cannot do on the big day is clinch a peace treaty officially ending the 1950-53 war they are[...]

Canada van victims include people from Jordan, South Korea

Wednesday  00:08,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

The first victim publicly identified after a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk and killed 10 people worked at an investment management firm and enjoyed sports and volunteering. Other victims included a Seneca College student, a citizen of Jordan[...]