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Hamilton's Shanghai love affair continues - Chinese Grand Prix in numbers

Hamilton's Shanghai love affair continues - Chinese Grand Prix in numbers

Notably, Hamilton revealed that he had told Vettel that he would be eyeing revenge after the latter piped the former to win the season-opening Australian Grand Prix last month. Hamilton's win in Shanghai means he and Vettel have a victory and a second place apiece after the first two races. The safety vehicle was called again after Antonio Giovinazzi smashed his Sauber into a wall. Read More

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U.S. vows to keep up pressure on Syria after missile strikes

U.S. vows to keep up pressure on Syria after missile strikes

Tehran is Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's main regional ally and has provided military and economic support for his fight against rebel groups and Islamic State militants. "Why have you attacked the Syrian army which is at war with terrorists?" Britain led worldwide support for the attack, describing it as a "limited and appropriate" response to the use of chemical weapons by the regime of Assad against its own people. Read More

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Video shows guards dragging passenger off United flight

The man screams as he is removed from his seat, and his lip is visibly bleeding as he is dragged away. "His glasses were askew and his shirt was riding up over his belly", NPR reported . "We apologize for the overbook situation", the statement said. Christopher Elliott, a consumer advocate and founder of the group Travelers United, notes - without defending United's actions on this flight - that airlines have broad discretion to remove paying passengers from planes. Read More

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Russia: Authorities Diffuse Bomb in St. Petersburg Apartment

Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The remains of Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, 22, were recovered from the scene of the bombing, Russian authorities said on Tuesday. SIEGEL: And the fact that the suspected suicide bomber was from Kyrgyzstan - what does that say to Russians, and what does Kyrgyzstan connote in the context of Islamism? State-owned Rossiya 24 television showed footage of a middle-aged woman in a red coat and a white headscarf and a man in a black jacket, chased by journalists. Read More

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LeEco's $2 billion acquisition of Vizio has officially been called off

LeEco's $2 billion acquisition of Vizio has officially been called off

LeEco and Vizio were in acquisition talks for a couple years before finally announcing a deal last July. An official speaking for both companies said they decided not to proceed "due to regulatory headwinds ". In a statement, Vizio told us: "Both LeEco and Vizio will continue to operate as separate, independently owned and operated entities, with Vizio's operations continuing under the same management team headquartered in Irvine, California". Read More

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Venezuela leader urges court to review ruling on congress

Venezuela's Supreme Court stripped the opposition-controlled Congress of its powers late Wednesday, taking over its legislative responsibilities and heightening tensions in the politically embattled country. "Venezuela repudiates this onslaught by intolerant, right-wing and pro-imperialist governments in Latin America under the orders of the US State Department", the foreign ministry said in a statement. Read More

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House Intelligence Member Rep. Pete King: Rice Appearance Before Intelligence Panels

House Intelligence Member Rep. Pete King: Rice Appearance Before Intelligence Panels "Likely"

As reported by Bloomberg , an unidentified source accused Rice of "requesting the identities of USA persons in raw intelligence reports on dozens of occasions that connect to the Donald Trump transition and campaign". "Our requests are simply not being answered", said one House Intelligence committee source about the lack of responsiveness. Senior government officials who receive highly sensitive intelligence can ask about the identity of USA persons, including their names, to get a ... Read More

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Erdogan Considers Attack on Syria Positive but Insufficient

He said safe zones for civilians in Syria were now more important than ever . About 100 protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital of Ankara to protest Friday's U.S. Tillerson says the Islamic State group is a threat not just to the USA but to stability in the region. The attack occurred in the Shuaib al-Zeker area near where USA -backed Syrian fighters have been on the offensive against IS under the cover of coalition airstrikes. Read More

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Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, North Korea

Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, North Korea

Still, military exercises and simulations focused on North Korea have been getting larger and more complex in recent years. In recent weeks, Korea has also seen a significant introduction of new USA military hardware. The missile launch may be a precursor, with more to come as the summit starts later this week, Cossa said, according to the Associated Press . North Korea could choose to continue with missile-related activities through next week, when the isolated and impoverished country ... Read More

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Bernie Sanders Slams Trump's Airstrike On Syria

Bernie Sanders Slams Trump's Airstrike On Syria

Bernie Sanders' "Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act". Bernie Sanders issued a statement Friday following President Donald Trump's missile strike in Syria Thursday night. "The Trump administration must explain to the American people exactly what this military escalation in Syria is meant to achieve, and how it fits into the broader goal of a political solution, which is the only way Syria's devastating civil war ends", he said. Read More

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Japan extends North Korea sanctions

Japan extends North Korea sanctions

In an interview with ABC's "This Week", Tillerson conveyed this message: "If you violate global agreements, if you fail to live up to commitments, if you become a threat to others, at some point a response is likely to be undertaken". North Korea provocations are expected to be a top priority, ABC reported . On Sunday, a North Korean Foreign Ministry official was quoted on state-run media as vowing to step up the country's defenses to protect itself from airstrikes like the US carried out ... Read More

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China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit

China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit

Alaska could provide a generation's worth of liquefied natural gas to China, he told Xi. For Walker, even just a few hours of time with the president of the world's largest country can pay dividends. Noting that China and the United States should enhance communication and cooperation in the area of arts, Peng said she hopes that teachers and students of the Bak Middle School of the Arts will make greater contribution in strengthening bilateral ties and friendship through education and arts. Read More

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Early reports of damage in wake of Australia's Cyclone Debbie

We have activated the disaster response plan. "Conditions have deteriorated rapidly", he told parliament. "Tasks will include evacuation, aeromedical transport, search and rescue, assisting to restore critical infrastructure, road and route clearance, emergency food, water, fuel and shelter delivery and distribution, as well reconnaissance, surveillance and damage assessments", Major General Smith said on Wednesday. Read More

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Are only BJP and RSS members Indians, asks Chidambaram

Are only BJP and RSS members Indians, asks Chidambaram

While speaking to a leading news daily, Tarun Vijay had once said that "I am the adopted son of Tamil Thaai (mother) and I feel like I am working for Mother India when I work for Mother Tamil". Pawan Kalyan says, "You people want our contributions when it comes to the economic growth of the country, but you look down on the people from down south because of skin colour". Read More

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Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

Nunes learned about these practices from officials in the Trump administration, and then announced them, and then publicly visited the White House because, he said , he needed to brief Trump about them. Nunes also revealed this intelligence had nothing to do with Russian Federation and was shared among high-level Obama administration officials, apparently for political purposes. Read More

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Trump, citing no evidence, suggests Obama adviser committed crime

Trump, citing no evidence, suggests Obama adviser committed crime

Allies of Trump are suggesting that her actions prove Trump's unsubstantiated claims from a month ago that he was wiretapped at Trump Tower by the Obama administration. He declined to say if he had personally reviewed new intelligence to bolster his claim but pledged to explain himself "at the right time ". Cotton said , "It is unusual" for a White House official like former National Security Adviser Susan Rice to make unmasking requests. Read More

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North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

The testing of nuclear weapons by North Korea is expected to figure prominently in talks between the Trump and Jinping during their meeting, the official said on condition of anonymity. Tillerson also might stop making routine statements after every North Korean provocation or missile launch, Bong said. The North is believed to be developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can hit the United States and its leader, Kim Jong-un, has vowed to test-launch one at any time. Read More

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Judge blocks request to delay police hearing

Those include equipping more officers with Tasers, beefing up training, and Superintendent Eddie Johnson laying out a plan to implement changes. "We believe there are reforms needed". "One of the things I feel has gotten lost in this discussion is that what consent decrees deal with - and what the Chicago findings letter was about - are constitutional violations", Bedi said. Read More

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UK woman who urinated on Trump golf course loses case

UK woman who urinated on Trump golf course loses case

They were speaking at the second day of a small claims court hearing brought against Trump International Golf Links by Rohan Beyts, 62. Irvine said: "I took her picture for evidence that she was urinating in a public place". Her lawyer Mike Dailly said: "Rohan has won on the facts in this case". "I was only interested in clearing my name when the Trump Organization representative spoke of me committing a deliberate and shameful act within a few feet of the clubhouse in full view of staff ... Read More

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