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Yonhap: US Begins Moving THAAD Missile Defense Into South Korea Site

The US and South Korea a year ago agreed to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to counter the threat of missile launches by North Korea. The North says it needs nuclear weapons to defend itself against invasion and a spokesman for its foreign ministry yesterday claimed the meetings-coupled with Trump's fresh policy of "maximum pressure and engagement" on Pyongyang-showed... Además...

Presidential election could lead to rioting in French cities, intelligence agencies warn

The far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and the far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon could pull France out of the European Union and its shared euro currency - a so-called "Frexit". In July previous year, a truck ploughed into a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, killing more than 80 people, while coordinated attacks on the Bataclan concert hall and other sites in Paris claimed about 130 lives in Novemb... Además...

What was there before Confederate monuments?

What was there before Confederate monuments? Other monuments expected to be removed include a bronze statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee in a traffic circle, named Lee Circle, in the city's central business district since 1884; an equestrian statue of P.G.T. The last time the city planned to take such monuments down a contractor's auto was fire bombed. Ultimately, Jindal had no authority to override the city council, but several pro-Confederate s... Además...

Top Mexican official calls US border wall a 'hostile' act

Having an outsider Republican president in the White House has not eliminated those divisions, as has already become clear from the House's failure to advance a health care bill. Most notable is the fate of payments to health insurers to lower deductibles and other costs for low-income consumers who buy plans through the marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act. Además...

Ivanka Trump Booed At Women's Summit In Berlin

After Ivanka said her father was "a tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive", there were groans and complaints from the audience. Embassy personnel. During the panel discussion, Ivanka Trump disclosed that she's still "rather unfamiliar" with her role in the White House. Undeterred, she has spoken out on women's empowerment, most recently in a Financial ... Además...

The White House's decision-making on Michael Flynn is troubling

Flynn complied with the law", said Chaffetz, who earlier this month announced he will retire from Congress at the end of his term. They said Flynn could be criminally prosecuted, and they said Flynn should surrender the money he was paid. The house oversight committee is investigating payments made to Flynn before he took office in January. After disagreeing that the Committee has the right to k... Además...

MCD Election 2017: Polling Ends, Voter Turnout Likely To Cross 54%

As Delhi witnessed the polling for the municipal elections yesterday, Kejriwal raised concerns about the reliability of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). Bouyed by the exit polls results, aired by two news channels, forecasting the victory of BJP in around 220 wards, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said he has witnessed unparallelled support of people during his campaigns in almost 250 wards in... Además...

Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter The Islamic State group claimed the attacks, which followed a December 11 suicide bombing that killed 29 people in a Cairo church. Its increasingly sophisticated tactics are likely to fuel sectarian tensions and embarrass el-Sissi. The attacks targeted Coptic Christian churches and led to the deaths of 48 people. Sisi declared the "three-month" state of emergency, which he must present to parl... Además...

Congress Focuses On Averting Shutdown, But Trump Wants More In Budget Deal

Congress Focuses On Averting Shutdown, But Trump Wants More In Budget Deal It's unclear whether the proposal can win over enough holdouts to pass. Republicans' first go-around last month ended in a mess after leaders were unable to muster the votes, and had to yank the bill. According to CBS, a "GOP source" on a conference call with Ryan and party officials confirmed Ryan contradicted Trump's claim Republicans may be able to propose and pass an Obamacare repeal bill as e... Además...

Exxon seeks waiver from U.S. to resume Russian oil projects

Exxon seeks waiver from U.S. to resume Russian oil projects The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that Exxon last month sought a waiver on Russian sanctions for its oil exploration venture with PAO Rosneft , the Russian energy conglomerate closely aligned with President Vladimir Putin. Former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson hammered out the deal with Rosneft, a state-owned oil company, in 2012. The sanctions "prevent U.S. companies from dealings wi... Además...

Trump calls up Trudeau amid souring US-Canada ties

Trump calls up Trudeau amid souring US-Canada ties While they discussed the dairy and lumber irritants, the White House said: "It was a very amicable call". Wall says the USA decision to impose tariffs of up to 24 per cent on Canadian lumber was not a surprise. The cross-border flare-up happened against the backdrop of the Trump administration's intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, which doesn't cover the lumber dispu... Además...

Sanctuary city ruling praised in San Francisco

The judge's "erroneous ruling is a gift to the criminal gang and cartel element in our country", and is "one more example of egregious overreach" by a single judge that "undermines faith in our legal system". Trump had ordered the Department of Homeland Security and Justice Department to cut off cities that do not comply with federal immigration enforcement from receiving federal funds. Además...

Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates House Republicans have tried to downplay the significance of the gap between the GOP leadership's proposal and the president's. The import tax is not expected to be part of Trump's plan. And a 15% business tax rate could drive up deficits by a lot. He also thinks a lower corporate rate would unite the Trump White House's business-leaning and nationalistic wings. Además...

Trump Caves On Border Wall

Trump Caves On Border Wall Once this year's federal spending is finally set, bills for the 2018 budget year must be passed. Trump vowed during his run for the White House to build a 3,100-kilometer barrier along the US southern border and make Mexico pay for it, something Mexican leaders say will not happen. Además...

Inicia término de 60 días para que México solicite extradición de Duarte

En la plática con Gustavo Castillo García, precisó que actualmente hay cuatro acusaciones contra el ex priista y se revisa la orden obtenida por la Fiscalía Especializada para la Atención de Delitos Electorales (Fepade), porque el acuerdo señala que los delitos que se acusan deben existir en ambos países y que las penalidades superen el año de prisión. Además...

Demócratas aprobarían el presupuesto si Trump cede en el muro

Los líderes demócratas del Congreso se oponen a la inclusión de una partida de fondos en los presupuestos para el muro y han avisado que, si Trump no la retira, dejarán que cierre el gobierno . Aunque varios republicanos se han sumado al coro de críticos del muro , el procurador de Justicia Jeff Sessions aseguró este lunes que los demócratas serán responsables si a falta de presupuesto... Además...

Norcorea prueba su artillería; submarino nuclear de EU llega a la península

Norcorea prueba su artillería; submarino nuclear de EU llega a la península Los ejercicios de Corea del Norte coincidieron con los ejercicios militares realizados por EU y Corea del Sur en el Mar Amarillo, en la costa oeste de la Península de Corea . Aunque no ha trascendido a los medios qué fue lo que conversaron específicamente los líderes asiáticos con el mandatario norteamericano, si se supo que China manifestó su total rechazo a que Corea del Norte continúe desa... Además...

México califica muro fronterizo como un acto hostil

La medida de contingencia eliminaría la amenaza de una parálisis de gobierno cuando se cumplan los primeros 100 días de gobierno de Trump el sábado. El diario The Washington Post cita a legisladores republicanos , quienes señalaron que la medida de eliminar esa partida de las negociaciones busca apaciguar a los demócratas y alcanzar un acuerdo sobre el presupuesto federal. Además...

Upstart Maple Leafs ousted in heartbreaking overtime loss to Capitals

Upstart Maple Leafs ousted in heartbreaking overtime loss to Capitals Crosby won each of the previous encounters, in 2016 and 2009, and went on to win the Stanley Cup both times. Johansson stuffed his second goal of the game past Frederik Andersen at 6:31 of overtime, lifting the Capitals to a series-winning 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 on Sunday night. Además...

Washington se prepara para evacuar a 230.000 estadounidenses de Corea del Sur

Washington se prepara para evacuar a 230.000 estadounidenses de Corea del Sur La magnitud de las maniobras son una demostración de fuerza hacia Estados Unidos y su aliado Corea del Sur, cuya capital, Seúl , y sus zonas aledañas (donde viven unos 20 millones de personas, la mitad de la población del país) quedarían totalmente expuestas a un ataque artillero norcoreano al estar junto a la frontera. Además...


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