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Arbor Day project to beautify Fountain Park


The fourth-graders will get lessons on bees, tree care, recycling, birds, weather, insects and more. Sidney Tree Board is celebrating Arbor Day with its annual tree giveaway Saturday. About TruGreen Memphis, Tenn. -based TruGreen is the nation's largest lawn care company, serving more than 2.3 million residential and commercial customers across the United States with lawn, tree and shrub care. Read More »

US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

Pence's visit will be the first time a U.S. Vice President has come to Australia before a President in almost 30 years. Regional security and North Korea will be at the heart of discussions between Malcolm Turnbull and Mike Pence when the U.S. Read More »

Tiger still in the woods


What Mark [O'Meara] was saying at Augusta, I have good days and bad days. "That's all I can say". "My favorite golf in the world is played on the ground", he said . Stewart's wife Tracey says she's touched by the naming of this new course. "Tiger and I were talking today as we were driving around". And this is one of them. Read More »

Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem


North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador, Kim In-ryong, described US-South Korean military exercises as the largest ever "aggressive war drill" and said his country was "ready to react to any mode of war desired by the US". "But the US is troubled by China's economic retaliation against South Korea for taking appropriate steps to defend itself", he said, referring to the US THAAD missile defence system. Read More »

Pence, on United States carrier, pledges to defend Asia


With no US trade representative yet in office and other key positions still unfilled, such nitty-gritty discussions will have to come later. But Pence foreshadowed some reworking of the commercial and economic relationship saying that USA exporters should face a level playing field. Read More »

Kendrick Lamar is darn good on new album


Things will be interesting on the charts next week with Kendrick's album having its first-week run. Kendrick treated the crowd to several songs from his new record, which hit headlines upon its release for its politically charged theme throughout and contributions from the likes of Rihanna and U2, including DNA , XXX and God . Read More »

Brexit: Tusk and May in 'friendly' meeting


He also stressed that parallel talks on future EU-UK relationship are not possible until the uncertainties linked to the past are sorted out satisfactorily. The leader of the EPP group of centre-right MEPs, Germany's Manfred Weber, told the Parliament that the United Kingdom could not simply pick and choose areas such as security, scientific collaboration and free trade where it wanted to co-operate with the remaining 27 member states. Read More »

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations draft resolution on Syria gas attack probe

Russian Federation is set to block a push by Western powers at the United Nations later on Wednesday to bolster support for global inquiries into the April 4 toxic gas attack in Syria . "We're not going into Syria", Trump declared to FoxNews. Mr Lavrov said: "We have talked about the ensuing missile attack by the USA against the air base on April 7th". Read More »

Why the Big US Bomb Was Dropped on Afghanistan

Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, said Saturday the number of Islamic State group dead was up from the 36 reported a day earlier. "As a result of the bombing, key Daesh (IS) hideouts and deep tunnel complex were destroyed and 36 IS fighters were killed", the USA defence ministry said in a statement . Read More »

North Korean official says will continue missile tests

Also, K.T. McFarland, Trump's deputy national security adviser, wouldn't comment on whether the USA sabotaged North Korea's missile test, told Fox News . "But dialogue for the sake of having dialogue is meaningless". Air China planes are parked at Beijing International Airport on April 6, 2017. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking to reporters Monday evening, said he hopes "there will be no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will ... Read More »

BC election: Key developments from Day Two on the campaign trail


Lower costs but better jobs and services - that was NDP leader John Horgan's motto as he kicked off his party's provincial election campaign in Surrey on Sunday. Clark attacked the NDP on what she called their lack of financial planning. "Here we've got hallway medicine emerging", said Horgan, citing the story of a senior who laid on a bed in the Eagle Ridge Hospital hallway for 36 hours. Read More »

US general confident North Korean missile can be intercepted

North Korea sees the drills as an invasion rehearsal. The EU is calling on North Korea to re-engage in meaningful dialogue with the global community and cease its provocations. The command says it believes the missile was a KN-15 medium range ballistic missile. McMaster told Kim North Korea's nuclear and missile threats are to be discussed during the summit, according to the report. Read More »

Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses

Earlier in the day, a source told Sputnik that a suicide attacker detonated a auto bomb in the Rashidin neighborhood of Aleppo near a convoy of buses carrying civilians evacuated from the Syrian Shiite towns of Fua and Kefraya. Men, women and children packed onto buses leaving government-controlled Fuaa and Kafraya and rebel-held Madaya and Zabadani, with many expressing despair at not knowing when they might return. Read More »

World´s oldest person, Emma Morano, dies at 117

She died at her home in the city of Verbania. Emma worked at the Maioni Industry jute factory until 1954, after which she moved on to work in the kitchens of a Marianist boarding school, the Collegio Santa Maria. He said: "She thanked me and held my hand". She adopted the diet after a doctor diagnosed her with anaemia at the age of 20 and she maintained it for more than 90 years. Read More »

Woman fatally stabbed by Palestinian in Jerusalem, authorities say

The Academic institution emitted an official statement to mourn her affiliate stipulating: "Deep sorrow over the murder of a British student, Hannah Bladon, in today's attack". She had been taken to the hospital in critical condition after suffering multiple stab wounds aboard the city's light rail, Israel Radio reported . Read More »

Seeking to salvage ties, U.S. and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

Lavrov signaling Russian Federation wants more information. Mr Lavrov said after talks with the US Secretary of State that some progress had been made on Syria and that a working group will be set up to examine the poor state of U.S. "We have seen very alarming actions recently with an unlawful attack against Syria", Lavrov said, referring to the 59 Tomahawk missiles Trump launched at a Syrian air base to punish Assad for using chemical weapons. Read More »

Trump Brags About 'Beautiful' Chocolate Cake Served During Attack on Syria

He said a USA declaration of Chinese manipulation could jeopardize talks with China on North Korea. "Yes, heading toward Syria", Trump said without breaking his stride, adding he told Xi at the time: "I want you to know that". What Beijing wants in North Korea is stability, not potentially disruptive change. It is moving closer to developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could threaten the US mainland. Read More »

Tough talks and tension for Tillerson in Moscow


It seems that Mattis must be trusted on his word that Assad acted to kill his own people, because he seems unable to furnish any evidence for his bold claims. "If they use chemical weapons, they are going to pay a very, very stiff price", Mattis told reporters during his first Pentagon briefing as secretary. Read More »

Iraq says Islamic State has lost most of the land it seized


The IS group still controls the large towns of Hawijah and Tal Afar as well as remote areas along the border with Syria in western Iraq. In January, Iraqi forces drove ISIL terrorists from eastern Mosul as part of a wide-ranging campaign launched late previous year to retake the city, which ISIL overran in mid-2014. Read More »

Russian Federation knew in advance of Syrian chemical attack

Votel is commander of U.S. Tillerson's Moscow talks hinge on new United States leverage over Syria. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow on Tuesday to confront the Russian leadership over its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime. Read More »

Another bouncy-house child horror: SC bouncy takes flight with children inside


Springwell Church invites the community to attend its free spring carnival each year, but this year the carnival ended in tears, with church members asking for prayer. German also indicated that when it fell back down, it made an audible noise and the power momentarily failed. They say an unexpected wind gust lifted the bounce house and carried it onto power lines. Read More »

Taiwan bans sale, consumption of dog and cat meat


Authorities will also be able to name and shame those who break the law . But in mainland China, there is no law explicitly banning the eating or sale of dog and cat meat. The amendment came in the wake of several high-profile animal abuse cases in Taiwan. Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen, is a well-known cat lover, frequently posing with her two cats during her campaign. Read More »

Efe wins Big Brother Naija reality show


TBoss was presented with a N500,000 cheque and Bisola will join the ONE Campaign team in New York City for the girl-child education at the United Nations. "Hope your wife did not deal so much with you". I thought we could really be close. I was trying my hands on a lot of things and radio was one of them. Read More »