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French election: Le Pen and Macron hold rival rallies


A man walks past electoral posters displaying the presidential candidates, Benoit Hamon, left, Emmanuel Macron, center, and Marine Le Pen in Paris, France, Monday, April 17, 2017. Three-quarters of non-FN voters said the party is "dangerous for democracy" and four out of five found it "racist". Around 400 people demonstrated in the multi-ethnic northern Paris suburb of Aubervilliers Sunday against a rally planned by Le Pen Monday in a nearby concert hall. Read More »

North Korea prepares 'pre-emptive strike' in wake of United States 'recklessness'

DPRK on Saturday showcased its military muscles by parading all of its most advanced ballistic and tactic missiles, including a submarine-launched ballistic missile which could strike targets 1,000 kilometers away. China's official Xinhua News Agency says China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula in a phone call Sunday amid escalating tensions in the region. Read More »

British Parliament Backs May's Plan for Early Elections

May's decision to hold the June 8th poll would bring stability to the Brexit negotiations and their aftermath, Tajani said, ensuring that Brussels had would be dealing with the same interlocutors for the next five years. And he told MPs: "We welcome the opportunity of a general election because it gives the British people the chance to vote for a Labour government that will put the interests of the majority first". Read More »

Trump Responds To North Korean Threat With Just Two Words

The chain of incentives in North Korea has been responsible for the advancement of North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile program. Tensions have risen sharply in recent months after North Korea conducted two nuclear weapons tests previous year and carried out a steady stream of ballistic missile tests. Read More »

Duterte offers bounty for extremists in foiled island attack


At about 9 p.m., soldiers of the 2nd Light Reaction Company encountered the group in Barangay Catuyok, and killed 3 of its members and recovered weapons. Mr Duterte told reporters during a visit to central Bohol province on Wednesday that he was considering arming civilians there so they can help the government fight terrorists and drug suspects - adding he prefers outlaws to be dead rather than alive so he will not have to feed them in jail. Read More »

US launches qualification tests for upgraded nuke bomb


The B61-12 life-extension program is managed by the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center in conjunction with the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration. The Friday report was released amid an escalation between Washington and Pyongyang, over North Korea's nuclear tests. The administration of President Donald Trump is pursuing a program, initiated by the previous administration, to modernize the USA nuclear triad. Read More »

11 killed in overnight violence in Venezuela

Six people also suffered gunshot wounds as several other businesses, including two liquor stores, were looted and attacks were reported in the city's metro system, he said. "I'm ready to take to the streets every day if I have to", said 22-year-old student Aquiles Aldazoro. The company says it will make "separation payments" to workers affected by the closure of its manufacturing plant and plans to pursue legal action against the Venezuelan government. Read More »

Trump says Paris terror attack will have 'big effect' on election

Although campaigning was stopped due to the incident, their appearance offered a unique opportunity for voters to see their immediate reactions. Fillon wanted greater cooperation with Russian Federation and Iran. The two top finishers Sunday advance to a winner-takes-all presidential runoff on May 7. Trump is making an enormous mistake by making it appear he favors Le Pen. Read More »

Trump tells young immigrants in United States illegally to 'rest easy'

Trump's administration is demanding that Congress fund a bigger USA border wall with Mexico and is suggesting that his administration could scrap the US nuclear deal with Iran. Another Western diplomat called the administration comments "a politically acceptable way of sending the certification to Congress" that Iran is holding to the deal, describing it as "certification dressed up in rhetoric" of criticism toward Tehran . Read More »

Two men dead, woman injured after shooting inside mall restaurant


After one of the men was shot, the gunman allegedly grabbed the man's companion and pushed her down a hallway. Days before the shooting, the Daily Star reported that Bair's younger brother had died following complications from diabetes. According to the sheriff's department , deputies believe that the three people involved knew each other and only one gun was used. One witness describes "absolute chaos" in the crowded mall when the shooting started, telling KGUN , "It was like what you ... Read More »

UC Berkeley issues new speaking invitation to Ann Coulter

Coulter, the event sponsors, audience, and bystanders could be adequately protected - at any of the campus venues available on April 27", the letter said. Mogulof said campus police learned that some of the groups that appeared to be responsible for the violence last weekend and at the Yiannopoulos event "planned to target the appearance of Ann Coulter on campus". Read More »

UK Could Rejoin The EU If Voters Overturn Brexit, Says Tajani

Labour veteran Dennis Skinner, one of those who voted against holding an election, told MPs earlier in the House of Commons that May should ban all Tory MPs involved in the alleged election expenses investigation from the 2015 election from the upcoming election. Read More »

Cabinet clears EC proposal to buy VVPAT machines


The Congress has maintained scepticism at the prospect of having VVPAT machines in use by 2019. It plans to strongly contest the chief minister and his party's stand in the hearing scheduled for Friday as the same machines were used in the state assembly polls that propelled AAP to power. Read More »

Video shows cop kicking man in head during traffic stop


According to official report of what happened, released by Gwinnett Police, another officer, M. Bongiovanni, said he watched a auto fail to use a turn signal. The veteran immediately turned in his co-worker for being the one who kicked the suspect in the head, but he still will not admit whether it was he or McDonald who punched the man. Read More »

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

Although Purnama was widely perceived as a problem-solving administrator who cleared riverside slums and shuttered brothels, his blunt, confrontational manner was at odds with the more diffident style of Indonesian politics. Opponents seized their moment a year ago when a video surfaced of Ahok telling voters they were being deceived if they believed a specific verse in the Qur'an prohibited Muslims from electing a non-Muslim as leader. Read More »

Belgium: ISIS naming of Belgian attacker was fake

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorised to publicly discuss details of the probe into Thursday night's attack. The attacker was identified from papers left in his vehicle. Early yesterday, the authorities were looking for a second suspect in connection with the incident. US President Donald Trump on Friday said the Paris attack "will have a big effect" on France's presidential vote. Read More »

Turkish opposition party seeks annulment of referendum


Italy's foreign minister called for Turkish opposition forces to be involved in reforms following the weekend's referendum . U.S. President Donald Trump calls Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on April 17, 2017 to congratulate him on constitutional referendum "victory". Read More »

Terrorism experts: Trump's prediction about the French election 'sounds like wishful thinking'


Trump, who enjoyed breaking with political convention on his way to the White House, likes ruffling political feathers, and also enjoys predicting further political earthquakes around the globe that echo his shock November win. President Donald Trump said Friday he thought the attack would " probably help " Le Pen. Experts at UBS have predicted the euro could fall by up to 10% if Le Pen wins. Read More »

Sarah Palin On Bill O'Reilly And Fox News

O'Reilly continues to deny the allegations, but is reportedly getting more than $10 million to leave Fox News. In recent weeks the veteran newsman has been accused by several women of sexual misconduct either in an office setting or on the Fox News production set. Read More »

The euro is slipping ahead of the French elections

In a statement , the United Kingdom government said it "strongly condemns the appalling terrorist attack in Paris ". Obichkina went on to say that more than a half of the French presidential candidates stood for dialogue with Russian Federation. Read More »

Taliban fighters attack Afghan base; dozens of casualties reported

He also reported that one official from inside the base said a number of bodies had been badly burned in the attack which was slowing down the identification process. The soldiers, a lot of them unarmed, were shot while eating lunch or emerging from a Friday Prayer service at the headquarters of the Afghan Army's 209th Corps in Balkh by assailants in military uniforms who entered after another attacker had detonated explosives at a check post. Read More »

Ghastly images of Syrian attack led to Trump about-face

Russian Federation said Mr Johnson's decision showed a lack of understanding of events in Syria and claimed there was little point in speaking to Britain anyway as it was "in the shadow" of its partners. The Syrian government has denied it was behind the attack. U.S. secretary of state Tillerson is due to arrive in Moscow on Tuesday for two days of talks. Read More »

No 'reliable information' on Chechen gay killings


At the time, the State Department was contemplating a program that would have tracked worldwide state-sanctioned violence against LGBT people, and encouraged foreign governments to reform their practices. But she said some gay men had left the republic and were now beginning to tell their stories to gay rights groups. As pressure to investigate the reports from the worldwide community mounted, a spokesperson for Russian leader Vladimir Putin said that the Kremlin had received no reliable ... Read More »

North Korea threatens 'super mighty pre-emptive strike' against US


Vice President Mike Pence , on a tour of the region, warned this week that "the era of strategic patience is over" when it comes to USA policy toward North Korea. mainland and reduce them to ashes", it said. A group of soldiers wearing white protective suits also drew attention. From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the USA was ready to work to ... Read More »

Atlas V Rocket Poised To Launch Supplies To ISS

EDT (1511 GMT) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. "Building on this work, we are looking forward to providing the Air Force and other customers with a highly reliable and cost-effective launch system within the next four years", said Lehr. Read More »

Morris Day shares Prince tribute song on death anniversary

Fans from around the globe have flocked to Paisley Park, now a museum, for a four-day celebration that includes performances by Prince's former bandmates and panel discussions. Jackson. It should be a great time for Prince fans. The grant is aimed at benefiting students with an interest in music. The band also seemed to have figured out how to handle the Prince-sized hole in the vocals department. Read More »

Carl Vinson to arrive in East Sea in days: Pence


On Friday, the U.S. Navy said a pilot from the USS Carl Vinson had ejected safely while conducting a routine flight south of the Philippines. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a media conference with Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Admiralty House in Sydney, Australia, April 22, 2017. Read More »

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at May Creek


Around 500 people attended the event which included an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny himself. "It would only get better", said Ayuyu, hinting that the egg hunt could be an annual thing. A petting zoo featuring a few rabbits and baby chicks was available-a new addition. Consuelo Mercier, retired Yosemite High tutor and adviser to the Interact Club, coordinated the event with the help of Interact students for 17 years. Read More »

Egypt strongly condemns Paris' Champs Elysees shooting

Mr Jugelé was among the officers who responded to the gun and bomb attack at the Bataclan concert hall in November 2015 , one of a number of places targeted that night that saw the deaths of 130 people. Investigators searched a home early on Friday in an eastern suburb of Paris believed to be linked to the attack and police detained for questioning three of the gunman's family members. Read More »