• Gov. Rick Scott calls for $100 million for Visit Florida

    Gov. Rick Scott calls for $100 million for Visit Florida

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    The Republican governor-surrounded by VISIT FLORIDA's CEO Ken Lawson , board chairman William Talbert , and others-spoke with reporters outside his Capitol office. Though both are public-private partnerships, both take in far more public money than private. But Scott says they help create jobs, adding that 1.4 million jobs are tied to tourism alone.
  • May blames 'game-playing' for UK election call

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    The White House says May telephoned Trump regarding her plans and that Trump wished the British people the best of luck in the June 8 vote. Even seasoned political commentators were taken by surprise at the announcement which came completely out of the blue.
  • Erdogan slams criticism of Turkey referendum

    Erdogan slams criticism of Turkey referendum

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    Mr Erdogan told supporters that Turkey did not "see, hear or acknowledge the politically motivated reports " of the monitors. "We don't know whether the amount of vote fraud was significant enough to change the outcome - or more than 1 percent - but definitely something happened".
  • Trump wants to make up over Syria, Putin doesn't

    Trump wants to make up over Syria, Putin doesn't

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    The UK Daily Mail reports on a dramatic confrontation between Russian deputy ambassador Vladimir Safronkov and British ambassador Matthew Rycroft at the United Nations that reportedly occurred on Wednesday night. "You're doing everything to make sure this kind of cooperation is undermined". Mr Safronkov told the council he was "amazed at this conclusion". At one point during his tirade, when Rycroft turned his attention elsewhere, the Russian deputy ambassador snapped, "Look at me".
  • First Lady nudges Trump to put hand over heart during National Anthem

    First Lady nudges Trump to put hand over heart during National Anthem

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    Melissa McCarthy returned to "Saturday Night Live" as Spicer on Saturday, this time dressed as the Easter bunny , mocking his recent flubs (and that time Spicer dressed up as the furry white animal). Melania and Donald Trump were super-cute at the Easter Egg Roll. "We're going to have a lot of people and their going to have a great time". 'As we renew this tradition, thank you for joining us on behalf of the President and Barron, ' stated Melania, addressing the crowd from the Truman ...
  • Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, killing 12 officers

    Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, killing 12 officers

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    The Coalition Forces Command in Support of Legitimacy in Yemen said in a statement that a Black Hawk helicopter of the Saudi Armed Forces crashed while on a mission in Marib governorate. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is also Saudi defense minister, met Trump at the White House last month. It is necessary to end the "firing of missiles provided by Iran against Saudi Arabia" as well as "the death of innocent people in Yemen", Mattis said.
  • Human rights violations drive conflicts like Syria

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    The U.N. Security Council met Tuesday to discuss for the first time the relationship between human rights abuses and threats to worldwide peace and security. The statement was made amid an escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula with the South Korea and United States military reporting April 16 that they had witnessed what they believe to be a failed missile test by Pyongyang which followed a number of missile launches and nuclear tests considered to be in violation with the UN Security ...
  • Focus turns to Congress as U.S. mulls Syria escalation

    Focus turns to Congress as U.S. mulls Syria escalation

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    Donald Trump's missile strike this week against the Russian-backed Syrian regime not only damaged its chemical weapons program, it also happened to give the USA president a useful political tool. North Korea responded to the USA strike with a comment provided to CNN International Correspondent Will Ripley, who is in Pyongyang. "The Syrian crisis is a bloody lesson which has been deeply engraved into the bones of the Korean people, the lesson being that we should never harbor any illusions ...
  • Trump congratulates Erdogan for Yes win in referendum

    Trump congratulates Erdogan for Yes win in referendum

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    The crowds chanted "thief, murderer, Erdogan" as the demonstrated against the results which grant President Erdogan greater powers. The EU has been quick to warn Turkey any return of the death penalty would mean the immediate end of its membership bid.
  • Watch moment aggressive goose attacked IN police officer outside station

    Watch moment aggressive goose attacked IN police officer outside station

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    The deterrent is useless as the goose continues the attack, pushing Sgt Hall into a bush. An angry goose is caught on surveillance video tackling an unsuspecting police detective in the US. "Detective Hall forgot his keys", Basset wrote. Hall then falls over attempting to swat the bird away with his bag as it flies towards him. Talk about your wild goose chase.
  • Does Terror Attack in Sweden Prove Trump's Point?

    Does Terror Attack in Sweden Prove Trump's Point?

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    Police are holding a 39-year-old Uzbek man who they believe was the driver of the hijacked beer truck that crashed into a department store, leaving death in its wake. Mattias Karlsson, the party's parliamentary group leader, said Saturday that he feels "anger and sorrow but not shock" over Friday's attack. "So, terrorists can never defeat Sweden, never", Lofven said.