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World Huge iceberg towers over Canadian town
Author: 0 Huge iceberg towers over Canadian town

The massive ice mountain is visible from the shore in Ferryland on the Canadian east coast. A new natural attraction drew scores of tourists to a small town of around 500 people in Newfoundland, Canada over Easter weekend . The icebergs are great for tourism, and this year has been particularly busy. The area off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador is colloquially known as " iceberg alley " thanks to the large number of ice blocks that drift down from the arctic each spring.

Author: 0 Easter Egg Hunt is all about the parents

For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum, located at 2142 North Genesee Road in Burton, put on the Animal Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15, from 10:30 a.m.to noon. He believed this year's event was much improved over the inaugural hunt. Even with all the fun, the message of Easter and the resurrection of Jesus is still remembered by the participants.

World Trump signs order on high-skilled worker visas
Author: 0 Trump signs order on high-skilled worker visas

A senior Trump administration official argued on Monday that the H-1B visas are supposed to be awarded to highly qualified workers, but often bring in less skilled employees who earn lower wages than those they are meant to replace. Voicing immediate reservations about the decree, the US Chamber of Commerce, however, warned the Trump administration not to do away with the whole H-1B scheme, also acknowledging that there was room for improving the program.

World US carrier strike group still far from N. Korea
Author: 0 US carrier strike group still far from N. Korea

A photograph released by the Navy showed the aircraft carrier sailing through the calm waters of Sunda Strait between the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Saturday, April 15. A PACOM statement issued late Tuesday indicated that the Vinson was now - truly - steaming toward North Korea. "It doesn't make any difference if it does or not", Trump explained .

World Who's behind rallies seeking tax returns
Author: 0 Who's behind rallies seeking tax returns

Registered nurse Pam Craig, of Greensboro, North Carolina, says she'd like to ask Trump how much he "contributed to this country". Chuck Schumer, D-New York, said Trump's refusal to release his tax returns will make it harder for Congress to pass a tax reform deal, which is a top GOP priority.

Author: 0 N Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missile attack: Japan

The warning comes amid heightening tensions between the USA and North Korea. Tong Zhao, an analyst with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, told CNN that "it appears technically possible to put chemical weapon agents including nerve agents such as VX or sarin in the warhead of a ballistic missile".

World Clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians: 4 stone-throwers arrested
Author: 0 Clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians: 4 stone-throwers arrested

Some 6,500 Palestinians are now detained by Israel for a range of offences and alleged crimes, and for many Palestinians the prisons themselves have become a stark symbol of Israel's occupation. Al Jazeera reached out to the Israel Prison Service for comment but did not receive a response. Palestinian families seeking to visit imprisoned relatives require permits to enter Israel, which are usually given selectively and declined during Israeli army border closings.

World YO Surfer Dies After Being Attacked By Shark Off WA Coast
Author: 0 YO Surfer Dies After Being Attacked By Shark Off WA Coast

She was then taken to Esperance Hospital in a critical condition, where she died. A teenage girl died after being attacked by a shark in Australia. Wylie Bay Beach was closed until further notice, with police telling people to stay out of the area for the next 48 hours or more. Sharksmart , a website which tracks shark activity in Western Australia , reported two shark sightings for the area around Esperance in the days preceding the attack, according to The West Australian .

Author: 0 United States urges China to open trade, holds off on currency manipulator tag

In the Trump campaign's "contract" with American voters he promised, "I will direct the Secretary of the Treasury to label China a currency manipulator" in the first 100 days of his presidency. No countries were determined to have met all three of these criteria, but Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Germany and Switzerland all met two of them. "They're not currency manipulators", Trump told The Wall Street Journal in an April 12 interview , adding that China hasn't been manipulating its currency ...

Author: 0 GOP Rep. Mike Coffman says Sean Spicer 'needs to go'

The White House said Thursday that President Trump's reversal on China's status as a currency manipulator should be viewed as an effort to fight for American workers. The weird statement ignored the Nazi madman's use of toxic gas to exterminate millions of Jews. "So you have to, if you are Russian Federation, ask yourself is this a country and a regime that you want to align yourself with".

World Franklin Graham says gay students shouldn't fear Chick-fil-A
Author: 0 Franklin Graham says gay students shouldn't fear Chick-fil-A

Donald Trump Jr . on Thursday mocked concerns voiced by college students opposed to a Chick-fil-A opening on Pittsburgh's Duquesne University campus. "That means showing love and respect to all of their customers ", he explained . Duquesne University's student newspaper reported that a student government representative and the school's gay-straight alliance group have asked officials to reconsider the addition of a Chick-fil-A on campus.

World Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres
Author: 0 Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

The Braves' bullpen threw a flawless 4 innings of relief, including a win for Arodys Vizcaino and Jim Johnson's first save of the season. The Atlanta Braves' new stadium is ready for its first real unveiling. Braves Vice Chairman John Schuerholz dedicated the ballpark to the team's fans during the opening ceremony. Commemorative Ticket Gate Giveaway: Fans will receive a commemorative ticket in celebration of Opening Day in the Inaugural Season at SunTrust Park .

Author: 0 Devin Nunes Steps Down From Trump/Russia Probe After Ethics Complaints

The president spoke to reporters aboard Air Force One on the way to his Florida resort on Thursday afternoon. After Nunes stepped down Thursday Schiff commended his decision. Republicans on the panel emphasized to The Hill that the move "is just temporary. pending the ethics investigation". At least one group - Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington - is championing the decision, saying it had filed a complaint to the Office of Congressional Ethics related to Nunes.

World Venezuela protests spread to pro-government low-income areas
Author: 0 Venezuela protests spread to pro-government low-income areas

But opposition leaders say the country has further soured on Maduro in the years since, and are calling on people to continue taking to the streets to demand immediate general elections. Now in their second week, the protests initially erupted April 1 after the Supreme Court stripped congress of its last vestiges of power, a decision it later reversed .

Author: 0 What's sinking US-Russia relations? Team Trump's truth-telling

How that occurs, we leave that to the process going forward. Even if the United States and Russian Federation were able to quell the festering antagonism over Syria, other issues are fraying relations. "There was another dictator Saddam Hussein who was hanged. we know how this invasion was justified", Lavrov said, a not-so-subtle dig at the faulty intelligence the United States used to launch the war in Iraq.

World Taiwan bans sale and consumption of dog and cat meat
Author: 0 Taiwan bans sale and consumption of dog and cat meat

The President of Taiwan , Tsai Ing-wen, adopted three retired guide dogs past year to live alongside her two cats , Cookie and A-Tsai, according to BBC News . Kuomintang Legislator Alicia Wang hailed the bill's passage as another step toward a more animal-friendly Taiwan . Eating dog meat - which some islanders believe helps boost male potency - was common decades ago but has become less popular amid growing calls to protect animal rights.

Author: 0 April warmth, springtime storms for Easter 2017

NEXT WEEK: A surface front will drift down toward the Alabama/Tennessee border, and we will mention the chance of scattered showers Monday and Tuesday, but rain amounts won't be especially heavy. We did see warmer temperatures as daytime highs climbed into the mid 70s to the low 80s. Further south, it should stay mainly dry and bright with a mixture of cloud and sunny spells.

World Payday lender Wonga confirms data breach
Author: 0 Payday lender Wonga confirms data breach

In an official statement Wonga has said it "sincerely apologises" and is "working closely with authorities" as well as "informing affected customers". If you're one of Wonga's affected customers or you're anxious you could be, the company has set up a help page on its website . While Wonga.com has claimed to have found no evidence that passwords were compromised in the attack, using the incident as an opportunity to cycle to new passwords across linked services would not be an inadvisable ...

World USA soldier killed in Afghanistan
Author: 0 USA soldier killed in Afghanistan

Bill Salvin, a spokesman for the USA forces in Afghanistan, said. "We will always remember our fallen comrades and commit ourselves to deliver on their sacrifice". Forces statement. He said five insurgents have been killed and dozens wounded. The soldier killed Saturday has not been identified. Last month three American troops have sustained injuries when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them in the southern province of Helmand, the first known "insider attack" on global forces this year.

World U.S. cites Russian inaction in Syria attack
Author: 0 U.S. cites Russian inaction in Syria attack

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, in separate interviews, said that the administration's decision last week to strike an Assad regime airfield wasn't a sign that the U.S.is now focused on toppling the Syrian leader.

World Syria Four children among nine civilians dead in US strike: state media
Author: 0 Syria Four children among nine civilians dead in US strike: state media

A Syrian official says a USA missile strike on an air base in the country's center has killed seven people. The U.S. said it launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria overnight from two U.S. Talal Barazi, the governor of the province of Homs where the base is based, says the Friday dawn attack has also wounded nine. The first direct USA attack on the Syrian government is retaliation for this week's chemical bomb attack on civilians.

Author: 0 India extends $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh

We want peace, prosperity and progress for our neighbors as well. "In implementing this line of credit, we will be guided by Bangladesh's needs and priorities", he said. -PM Modi said Bangaldesh's zero tolerance policy towards terrorism is an inspiration. "And, steps are being taken to put into operation the coastal shipping agreement".

World At least 1 dead after shooting near upscale mall in South Florida
Author: 0 At least 1 dead after shooting near upscale mall in South Florida

The MDFR helicopter landed at the nearby Coral Gables Senior High School's sports field and took the two wounded to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. Tim Hartog, general manager of Yard House restaurant, said the business was on lockdown for a time. "People rushed inside. People were hiding under tables", he said.

World Dallas' Emergency Sirens Hacked
Author: 0 Dallas' Emergency Sirens Hacked

Dallas officials said they are collaborating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to create a wireless alert system that would circulate messages to every cell phone in the area in the event of a real emergency. There are 156 outdoor warning sirens in the city of Dallas. Later Saturday morning, Garland Police sent out a tweet to clarify the situation. The sirens began sounding at 11:42 p.m.

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