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Author: 0 ETA "truly sorry" for suffering caused by independence campaign

We are truly sorry", a televised statement released by the group's leadership read. One year ago, the organisation also handed over most of its remaining arsenal to authorities. ETA emerged in the late 1950s during the dictatorship of Gen Francisco Franco with the stated aim of forming an independent state from Basque areas on both sides of the Pyrenees.

World Media Calcutta HC asks SEC to reschedule panchayat polls
Author: 0 Calcutta HC asks SEC to reschedule panchayat polls

Mamata Banerjee welcomed the court order this evening but hoped the SEC would hold the polls as soon as possible, primarily because of soaring temperatures in the districts and sudden storms. Admitting that his argument of non-maintainability of the petitions by the opposition parties did not stand on the court, Trinamool counsel Kalyan Banerjee claimed the combined efforts of Left-Congress-BJP to stall the rural elections has failed.

World Media Alabama executes 83-year-old man who killed judge with pipe bomb
Author: 0 Alabama executes 83-year-old man who killed judge with pipe bomb

Vance as well as the murder of Robert E. Robinson, a civil rights lawyer from Georgia. The US Supreme Court has temporarily delayed the planned execution of an 83-year-old convicted murderer in Alabama. Investigators noticed the similarity between Moody's bombs, built at least 19 years apart. Authorities said those bombs were meant to make investigators think the crimes were racially motivated.

World Media Iraq Launches 'Deadly Strikes' Against ISIS Forces Inside Syria
Author: 0 Iraq Launches 'Deadly Strikes' Against ISIS Forces Inside Syria

Iraq on Thursday carried out air strikes on positions of the militant Islamic State group in Syria a week after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country would defend itself from militant threats across the border. The Iranian minister said at the signing ceremony that the fight against Daesh terrorist group served to reveal the friends and enemies of the Iranian and Iraqi nations and help them recognize the false advocates of anti-terror campaign.

World Media Open Line of Communication Between Korean Leaders
Author: 0 Open Line of Communication Between Korean Leaders

Trump has said his summit with Kim, with whom he traded bitter insults and threats a year ago as North Korea conducted nuclear and missile tests, could take place by early June, although the venue has yet to be decided. Some South Koreans fear the North could use such a treaty as a pretext for demanding the withdrawal of the American troops in the South. Japan, which faces the security threat posed by North Korea's arms programs along with the United States and South Korea, has every ...

World Media Dems Demand Scott Pruitt Testify Under Oath at House Hearing
Author: 0 Dems Demand Scott Pruitt Testify Under Oath at House Hearing

According to a release, the resolution comes in response to Pruitt's repeated ethics violations, misuse of taxpayer dollars, retribution against whistleblowers, and contempt for science. He has done lasting damage to public health and safety - gutting the EPA's core mission - all to benefit his campaign donors and grease the wheels for his big polluter friends.

World Media Felony Case Against Missouri Gov. Greitens Will Continue
Author: 0 Felony Case Against Missouri Gov. Greitens Will Continue

Eric Greitens' invasion of privacy case will not be thrown out and that he will get his day in court. Meanwhile, Attorney General Josh Hawley, also a Republican, said Tuesday that an investigation by his office determined that Greitens committed another crime by using a donor list from the veterans' charity he founded, The Mission Continues, to raise money for his gubernatorial campaign without the charity's permission.

World Media Chuck Schumer Celebrates 4/20 By Introducing A Bill To Legalize Weed
Author: 0 Chuck Schumer Celebrates 4/20 By Introducing A Bill To Legalize Weed

Schumer stopped short of calling it legalization, but de-scheduling would essentially make marijuana legal at the federal level. Schumer's cannabis conversion-which comes after that of former House Speaker John Boehner , an Ohio Republican who not long ago was describing himself as "unalterably opposed" to legalization-is embarrassingly tardy.

World Media Billboards in metro Detroit honor former First Lady Barbara Bush
Author: 0 Billboards in metro Detroit honor former First Lady Barbara Bush

At the city's Barbara P. Bush Elementary School, students sing on Friday mornings, "To our school we'll always be true, Barbara Bush we're proud of you, proud of you". At the end, Cooper recalls Barbara Bush coming out into the audience to greet students. He had flown 58 combat missions and received the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery.

World Media Swaziland's King Mswati III renames country
Author: 0 Swaziland's King Mswati III renames country

It is now the Kingdom of eSwatini , which means "land of the Swazis " in Swazi. Throughout the decolonization of Africa in the mid 20th century, it was common for a country to change its name at the time of gaining independence. The change was unexpected, but King Mswati has been referring to Swaziland for years as eSwatini. During celebrations in the Swazi city Manzini , he said: "I would like to announce that Swaziland will now revert to its original name".

World Media Arizona Teachers Latest to Walk Out, Members Supportive
Author: 0 Arizona Teachers Latest to Walk Out, Members Supportive

Arizona teachers overwhelmingly voted to walkout starting next week, education leaders have announced . Oklahoma teachers followed suit and protested the 28 percent drop in education funding over the past decade. Still, she said she had spent her spring break going door to door to recruit parents to enroll their children at her public school. It depends on "what's appropriate and how fast a legislative body can act", the Republican said in a Fox 25 interview .

World Media In Berlin evacuated about 10 thousand people
Author: 0 In Berlin evacuated about 10 thousand people

Thousands of people around Berlin's central railway station were evacuated on Friday to allow disposal experts to defuse an unexploded World War II bomb unearthed on a building site. It may be 70 years after the war but such unexploded bombs are still found in the land here and they are potentially deadly. Berlin was reduced to ruins in 1945 and about 3000 unexploded bombs are believed to be still lying buried in the city.

World Media Gunman Dead After Ambushing, Killing Two Sheriff's Deputies in Restaurant
Author: 0 Gunman Dead After Ambushing, Killing Two Sheriff's Deputies in Restaurant

Two deputies were killed Thursday when a man walked up to them in a Florida restaurant while they were eating and opened fire, a Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office spokesman said. "These two heroes walked in there to have a meal together and they were ambushed", said Tummond. "They were the best of the best", he said, adding later that "I can tell you that I loved them".

World Media New clashes in Gaza, at least two Palestinians killed
Author: 0 New clashes in Gaza, at least two Palestinians killed

The protests are scheduled to culminate on May 15, when, according to Hamas leader Ismail Haniya, the Gaza scenes would be replicated elsewhere on Israel's frontiers. The brutal crackdown by the Israelis on the Palestinian protestors is noteworthy, not only because of the criminality of the act, but that it also captured the attention of the world.

World Media Student shot at high school in Marion County, district says
Author: 0 Student shot at high school in Marion County, district says

The suspect is now is custody, Marion County Sheriff's Office said . The Ocala Star Banner newspaper said one student shot another in the ankle. He says students were taken to a church, where his parents signed him out and took him home. Marion County Schools were on code yellow "just as a precaution", the post read.

World Media Former New York Mayor Giuliani joins Trump legal team
Author: 0 Former New York Mayor Giuliani joins Trump legal team

Trump's desire to resolve the investigation, a constant source of frustration, was on display as recently as Wednesday during a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Experts claimed Trump seemed like a tough client who does not pay heed to his lawyers' advice and some may fear potential conflict of interests , thus avoiding the job altogether.

World Media Pittsburgh police told to prepare for Mueller protests
Author: 0 Pittsburgh police told to prepare for Mueller protests

But even if that's the case, the decision would be hinging on Trump's personal jeopardy. Mr. Rosenstein's message may have been based on a technicality. Updated | Police in Pittsburgh are already preparing for potential protests should President Donald Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller .

World Media Syrian army shells jihadist enclave near Damascus -pro-Assad commander
Author: 0 Syrian army shells jihadist enclave near Damascus -pro-Assad commander

ISIS now holds positions in the Yarmouk camp - Syria's biggest camp for Palestinian refugees - and the al-Hajar al-Aswad district south of Damascus . The pro-government commander said the army had prepared for military action in the Eastern Qalamoun, but that Russian Federation was working on securing the rebels' withdrawal without a battle.

World Media Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor reunite on the runway!
Author: 0 Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor reunite on the runway!

Dressed to nines, the duo shared that awesome camaraderie, ear-to-ear grin as she sashayed down the ramp! The two stars, who have worked together in multiple films such as Bachna Ae Haseeno and Tamasha , also collaborated for Manish Malhotra's Mijwan fashion show in 2014.

World Media Jim Bridenstine confirmed as NASA Administrator
Author: 0 Jim Bridenstine confirmed as NASA Administrator

Acting administrator Robert Lightfoot is scheduled to retire April 30. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, who said that Bridenstine was too political to run the space agency. He accumulated 1,900 hours flying time and 333 carrier landings flying E-2C Hawkeye turboprops and, later, F-18 Hornets before leaving active duty to serve as executive director of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium.

World Media US to keep up pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 US to keep up pressure on North Korea

North Korea has expressed a desire for the "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula without attaching preconditions such as the withdrawal of U.S. The South Koreans are confused and uncertain about where the hell the United States is headed. South Korea announced on Wednesday that it is considering how to change a decades-old armistice with North Korea into a peace agreement as it prepares for the North-South summit this month.

World Media Netflix reaches 125 million subscribers worldwide
Author: 0 Netflix reaches 125 million subscribers worldwide

Netflix now has 118.9 million total paid subscriptions and 125 million total memberships. The company said that the subscriber addition was driven by continued strong acquisition trends across the globe due to the growing breadth of content and the worldwide adoption of internet entertainment.

World Media Britain announces plan to ban single-use plastic products
Author: 0 Britain announces plan to ban single-use plastic products

Plastic straws , stirrers and cotton buds are the latest targets in a growing campaign by governments across the United Kingdom and further afield to tackle waste and pollution. "However, it's only through government, businesses and the public working together that we will protect our environment for the next generation - we all have a role to play in turning the tide on plastic".

World Media Referees' chief Marcello Nicchi: 'Gianluigi Buffon wrong on Michael Oliver'
Author: 0 Referees' chief Marcello Nicchi: 'Gianluigi Buffon wrong on Michael Oliver'

It became known that after the match between "real" and "Aventura", referee football games Oliver stone started to insult not only in social networks - strangers come to his home, used profanity, and also send letters with threats. A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: "We are aware of threatening messages being posted on social media". I would have defended the referee. That disappointed Gary Lineker, who posted a message on Twitter for the goalkeeper: "These vituperous attacks on ...

World Media Syrian state TV reports missile attack near Homs targeting Shayrat airbase
Author: 0 Syrian state TV reports missile attack near Homs targeting Shayrat airbase

Earlier on Thursday, the Damascus-based Palestinian official Khaled Abdelmajid said the government was giving hard-liners two days to leave Yarmouk and Hajr al-Aswad, leaving the government with control of the two neighborhoods. "This incident again highlights the highly volatile environment in which the [team] is having to work and the security risks our staff are facing". A Syrian man walks by damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near ...

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