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Donald Trump Releases Video 'Welcoming Home' Egyptian-American Aya Hijazi

She was released from jail on Tuesday after almost three years of detention on human trafficking charges widely dismissed as bogus by human rights groups. Hijazi and her husband, Mohamed Hassanein, an Egyptian, returned to the Washington area this week. She and her brother visited the White House Friday, where they met with Trump. Read More »

That Lowe's Mother's Day coupon doing the Facebook rounds? It's a scam


Customers contacted the store because the store logo is on the coupon, along with a barcode, and even the fine print. This time it has to do with Lowe's Home Improvement. Check the link on the coupon. The link redirects to a site that is similar to but not affiliated with the company. Do an online search to see if others have reported the deal as invalid. Read More »

At least 12 killed in Venezuela riots

Unlike demonstrations in recent days, the rallies in Caracas , Maracaibo, Barquisimeto and San Cristobal passed with no major violence reported between protesters and police. Vice President Tareck El Aissami accused the opposition of sponsoring a "spiral of terrorism" to trigger a coup. Authorities seized a General Motors auto plant on Thursday, which led to the company stopping all operations in the country, putting over 2,500 employees out of work. Read More »

Interview: Paris shooting may trigger "burst of citizen mobilization" as voting looms


The gunman wounded two police officers before being shot dead by security forces on the Champs Elysees. Prosecutors said a note defending IS fell out of his pocket, although there was no previous evidence of radicalisation. By sad coincidence, slain policeman Jugele had gone to the Bataclan concert hall - one of the targets in November 2015's Paris attacks - on the night of its reopening, as an ordinary concert-goer. Read More »

France votes in presidential election


In the televised statements they competed to talk tough on security and vowed a crackdown on Islamic State (IS) terror group that took responsibility for the Thursday night attack, CNN reported. Other candidates, including left-wing Jean-Luc Melenchon, pledged to continue on as normal as a show of defiance against terrorism. Though Macron (39) is a comparative political novice who has never held elected office, new opinion polls on Sunday had him easily winning the final clash against the ... Read More »

Trump says strong Europe 'very important'


Gentiloni noted Italy and America's "common commitment against terrorism". The U.S. president criticized Canadian policies related to a few industries including lumber, timber and energy, adding that officials will have to get to the negotiating table with Canada very quickly. Read More »

Donald Trump hosts North Korea briefing in White House, featuring full Senate


He emphasized that the meeting plan had been conveyed by Senate leadership and that the White House was serving "as the location". Senators said they were happy to be hearing from the White House. "I heard this came from Trump himself, that in a nutshell he said, 'why don't we have them up here instead?' " the aide said. Trump has sought to strike a tougher tone on North Korea in the wake of Pyongyang's latest weapons tests, which included a failed missile test two weeks ago. Read More »

Flynn may have broken law, say Oversight leaders

General Flynn travelled to Russia in 2015 to give a speech at the request of the Russian State broadcaster Russia Today, RT. Chaffetz and Cumming told reporters following a classified committee meeting in which they viewed the documents that they were "extremely troubling". Read More »

Peter Dutton denies new citizenship test targets Muslims

There is a new update for Applicants applying for Australian Visa. Turnbull said the new test will put Australian values at the very heart of Australian citizenship, and enable Australia to be an even stronger and more successful multicultural country. Read More »

Nikki Haley warns North Korea about attacking US base or testing ICBM

Security Council resolutions, Japanese officials said. Trump is now seeking greater worldwide cooperation on North Korea, particularly with China in the hopes that Beijing can reign in its neighbor. A Navy strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson is headed for waters off of the Korean peninsula. North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying military capability, and South Korean officials say there's a chance the country will conduct a nuclear test or a major missile launch ... Read More »

Donald Trump has one real measure of success


And yet, the president keeps Spicey around. The answer is actually quite simple. According to a new report from the Washington Post , Trump shot down speculation that Spicer might lose his job over a string of problems and mistakes as the administration's highest-profile spokesman. Read More »

Himachal Pradesh Board Exam Results to be Announced Soon


The board will takes the necessary care to conduct the examinations to prevent from malpractices. Now after this examinations the students will be going to the college as this is the 12th part of the school which is very important. This year it has conducted the 12th exam and the candidates who had written the exams can check the results from the official website . Students can directly download their results from it. Read More »

Russia Blocks Security Council Statement on North Korea

The U.S. now has about 30,000 American troops stationed in neighboring South Korea, with frequent American military exercises' occurring in the surrounding area. Last week, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the Vinson was "on her way up" to the Korean peninsula. Pence said the United States would defend the right to freedom of navigation through the waterway, one of the most important shipping channels on the planet. Read More »

Palestinian prisoners on mass hunger strike


The protest began on Monday and was led by Marwan Barghouti, a prominent figure in the Fatah movement of President Mahmoud Abbas. The global community, it insisted, should bear its "legal and ethical responsibilities" to oblige Israel to respect worldwide law by dealing with the Palestinians it is holding as prisoners of war. Read More »

Fayose joins Nnamdi Kanu at Abuja court


The trial Justice, Binta Nyako said her decision to release Mr. Kanu on bail was based on health grounds. The Judge also barred him from being seen in a gathering involving more than 10 people as well as granting press interviews or addressing rallies. Read More »

Pulitzer Prize: Australian photographer Daniel Berehulak wins second award


The Washington Post's David Fahrenthold won the Pulitzer Prize for national campaign reporting on Donald TrumpDonald TrumpEric Trump: Nepotism is "a handsome thing" Trump Organization settles restaurant lawsuit with second celebrity chef: reports Trump records robocall for Kansas special election MORE's claims as a candidate about his charitable giving. Read More »

Meet the main candidates hoping to be the next president of France


While many do not predict Le Pen to become president, such a black swan event would have a big negative impact on the euro as it would create great uncertainty in the markets because Le Pen is anti-euro and plans to take France out of the euro and potentially out of the European Union by holding a referendum. Read More »

Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill


Though experts thought a nuclear test or ballistic missile launch was possible around the anniversary, the morning came and went without either. The North's Rodong Sinmun - the official mouthpiece of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea - warned on Tuesday of dire consequences in the event of a US-led pre-emptive strike. Read More »

Marlins fall two outs shy of combined no-hitter against Mariners

The Mariners didn't get their first baserunner against Chen (1-0) until Cano worked through 10 pitches for a two-out walk in the fourth inning. But none were as loud as when he hit his home run. Ichiro rounded the bases as assuredly memories of his almost 12 seasons as a Seattle Mariner came flooding into his mind. Thus his presence lent a major story line to Miami's three-game series in Seattle , the teams' only meeting this season and first at Safeco since 2011. Read More »

Trump Remembers Jewish Victims Of Holocaust After January Flub

He called on Israel to "wage a war against the current and risky wave of Holocaust denial" rising in Europe. In January, on global Holocaust Remembrance Day, a Trump administration statement failed to mention Jews, the overwhelming majority of those who were killed in concentration camps under Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler. Read More »

Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaign

The attack was carried out by Pawn Storm, a cyber group with the same digital fingerprints as the GRU, the Russian military intelligence service, according to a 40-page report by Trend Micro, a Tokyo-based firm, to be published on Tuesday (25 April). Read More »

N Korea detains third US citizen: Yonhap

Two other U.S. citizens - college student Otto Warmbier and Korean-American pastor Kim Dong-chul - are also detained in the North after being sentenced to long prison terms for what Pyongyang calls subversive acts against the country. Read More »

President Trump Quietly Negotiated the Release of Egyptian-American Captive, Says Report


They had been working in Cairo with the Belady Foundation to establish a safe haven for street children. While the Obama administration did try to negotiate their release, it was ultimately President Trump who sealed the deal. Hijazi, 30, has dual citizenship in the USA and Egypt. These moments are spent zooming out on a message written above an American flag that reads "On behalf of the Trump administration and the United States of America, welcome home Aya Hijazi ". Read More »

Paul George struggles with his shot as Pacers get swept

In addition, Kevin Love struggled in Games 3 and 4 offensively. The top-seeded Celtics went on to win 104-87 after dropping the first two games at home. Neither team held a double-digit lead in the half. James scored 33 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:08 remaining, and Cleveland defeated the Indiana Pacers 106-102 on Sunday afternoon, completing a four-game sweep in the opening-round series. Read More »

Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal, Trump alleges

Under the worldwide agreement, Iran is allowed to enrich and store some uranium for energy production, although it had to reduce its uranium stockpile by 96 percent, idle many of its enrichment centrifuges and pour concrete into its heavy-water nuclear reactor. Read More »

NZ may ban devices on flights from Middle East


The idea of Kaitiaki, along with New Zealand's other values of ingenuity and integrity, echo the Expo's three pillars, Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability, it stated. While New Zealand and the UAE already have strong ties in renewable energy, trade and agriculture, New Zealand is also keen to strengthen relations in technology, space, healthcare, environmental planning and protection and medical research. Read More »

Venezuela's unrest claims 21st victim as new protests loom


Amid the confusion, mothers and newborn children had to be evacuated from a maternity hospital named after the late leader Hugo Chavez when it was swamped with tear gas . But opposition leaders had no plans to meet with Maduro. Earlier Friday, officials reported that one of the dead was Mervins Guitian. Vicente Paez, a local councilman, said Guitian was an employee of a Caracas-area city governed by an opposition mayor but didn't join the protests. Read More »

Mexico border wall very important tool to stop drugs

The Dems need big money to keep it going - otherwise it dies far sooner than anyone would have thought", the Republican president said in a Twitter post . She said that while Trump had promised during his campaign to build the barrier, "He did not promise that he would take food out of the mouths of babies" and cut programs for seniors, education and the environment to pay for it. Read More »