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Bismarck Optimist Club hosts Capitol Grounds Easter egg hunt

Bismarck Optimist Club hosts Capitol Grounds Easter egg hunt

The egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. sharp, rain or shine. "Lastly, and most importantly, I just want to thank all the businesses and individuals who donate to this year after year", Jacobson said, "We could not do events like this without the support and generosity of the community".


VP Pence's message to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

VP Pence's message to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, left, speaks with Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso, not in picture, during the Japan-U.S. Amid rising tensions over the country's nuclear ambitions, Trump said early last week that an "armada" was being sent as a warning to North Korea.


3 factions battle for AIADMK throne

3 factions battle for AIADMK throne

The near-total absence of partymen and MLAs there on the party premises must have influenced his latest announcement that he had made a decision to keep off the AIADMK in the party's interest. The two-leaf symbol has not been granted so far to either faction by the Election Commission. "We are ready to hold consultations with that team if it meets us", said the Twitter handle @OfficeofOPS.


Possible conflict of interest involves Ivanka Trump

Possible conflict of interest involves Ivanka Trump

February 20, 2017: Ivanka Trump Marks LLC wins preliminary approval for a trademark covering branded leather handbags in China, where the company has 52 pending or registered trademarks listed in the government trademark database. Despite boycotts , Ivanka Trump's fashion brands are flourishing , and in particular saw a major boost in profits after Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway in a February TV interview urged viewers to purchase Ivanka Trump products.


US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 per cent'

US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 per cent'

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has said he would expand America's nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack" amid a heated war of words between the USA and North Korea. He said that while " all options are on the table", Trump was determined to work with Japan, South Korea and other allies in Asia to resolve the problem.



Indonesia prosecutors call for one-year jail term for Jakarta governor

Election for a new governor pits Christian incumbent accused of blasphemy against Muslim former minister . It is also a litmus test of Indonesia's moderate multiculturalism versus a hardline Islamism. The campaign featured mass rallies led by a hardline Islamist movement, which has strengthened in recent years in a country long dominated by a moderate form of Islam.