Polls now show Le Pen and centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron running neck-and-neck in the first round of the election on April 23, with Macron handily beating Le Pen in the May 7 runoff. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Polls show only a third of French voters support scrapping the euro, many of them anxious about the impact of a devaluation which would hit their savings and spur inflation.
He also urged Russian Federation and the United States to stop interfering Syria. "I call on all parties to militarily withdraw so that the Syrian people take things into their own hands, as they are the only ones who have the right to decide their fate".
Their discussion comes days after U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to punish Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons by launching cruise missiles at a Syrian air base. "If this intervention is limited only to an air base, if it does not continue and if we don't remove the regime from heading Syria, then this would remain a cosmetic intervention", he said.
Police said they believe the two students were unintentionally caught in the gunfire and were not related to the teacher or the shooter. Police Chief Jarrod Burguan confirms the shooter and a teacher were found dead in a classroom at North Park Elementary.
The US strikes drew support from other Western leaders who have been uncertain what to make of Trump's foreign policy. There has been no Syrian retaliation so far for the cruise missile attack, which destroyed or rendered inoperable more than 20 Syria air force planes, he said.
Russian Sen. Alexey Pushkov said the disappointment was mutual and suggested Tillerson's comments were made to gain leverage in upcoming US-Russia talks. The airstrike was launched overnight Thursday from U.S. Navy ships in the Mediterranean Sea. That attack killed 1,400 people, including 500 children.
Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Friday that Russian Federation was suspending the communications channel which the two sides established in line with a memorandum of understanding on prevention of incidents and ensuring of flight safety in Syrian airspace.
Trump's rationale for the missile attack was that Assad had "launched a disgusting chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians using a deadly nerve agent". As the pair met at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., reports surfaced that the Trump administration is weighing whether or not to place US nukes in South Korea or assassinate the rogue nation's brutal dictator, Kim Jong Un, in response to the country's relentless nuclear ambitions and unapproved missile launches.
The wounded students were hospitalized but their medical conditions were not immediately known. "This is a tragic incident that has befallen our city", San Bernadino Police Lt. Emergency crews are on scene of North Park Elementary where a school shooting has taken place in San Bernardino , California, Sputnik reported. Authorities say Anderson gained entrance to the school as a visitor and kept his weapon, a large-caliber revolver, concealed until he began firing inside the classroom.
Now, U.S. intelligence agencies say that Assad may not have turned over all his weapons. "It's more likely to change Assad's behavior than no action on the part of President Obama". Even before Trump ordered last week's strike on the air base in retaliation for a nerve gas attack, Tillerson's visit was certain to be dominated by thorny issues, including Russian interference in the 2016 USA election, an apparent violation of an important arms control treaty, and seeing what cooperation, if ...
Syrian warplanes have reportedly taken off from the air base targeted by USA air strikes, less than 24 hours after it was pounded by dozens of U.S. cruise missiles. However, intelligence officers acknowledged they don't know for certain how much, or even if, nerve agent was located there. Two U.S. Navy ships in the Mediterranean launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military air base.
Some say they were tortured, while others say they saw prisoners beaten to death. A man identified as one of the individuals held there said he was a victim of violence, which was used in an attempt to get him to reveal the identities of other gay men.
President Trump issued a statement from the White House Press Office Monday in support of the country and its president, whom Trump met with just last week. On Sunday, the group warned of more attacks and boasted it had killed 80 people in three church bombings since December. Details emerged that a suicide bomber blew himself up killing at least 16 people and left 41 wounded.
Church Attack- Shattered pews are among the debris left in a Coptic church in Tanta, Egypt in the aftermath of an explosion April 9. Sunday's attacks come a few months after an attack on St. The measure took effect at 1:00 pm (1100 GMT). The state of emergency still technically needs the approval of Parliament - a formality given the number of pro-Sisi delegates.
Monday's explosion killed 14 people, including the bomber, and injured 55 others. The Investigative Committee of Russian Federation said several people who had been in contact with Akbarzhon Jalilov, the man authorities believe was behind Monday's attack that killed 14 people, had been arrested.
The debate heated up when the candidates discussed the "moralization" of French politics. Meanwhile, retail French investors are keeping their money liquid with popular tax-free regulated savings accounts seeing large inflows in the last three months, said Pierre-Rene Lemas the head of the state-backed Caisse des Depots, which collects the money deposited in such accounts at banks.
Saudi Arabia supports the Syrian opposition, while the Gulf heavyweight's main regional rival Iran backs the Assad forces. Visiting a refugee camp in Jordan on Tuesday before attending the summit, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres echoed calls for differences to be set aside.
A Belgian and two Swedes were also killed. He added: "There are no words for how missed he will be or for how sad we all are to have lost him like this". In a news conference Saturday, Stockholm Police Chief Dan Eliason said authorities had already gathered intelligence on the suspect, whom he described as a "marginal character".
Monday's planned march is the latest in a series of anti-government protests held in Venezuela since a controversial decision by the country's Supreme Court to strip the National Assembly of its legislative powers. The European Union piled the latest worldwide pressure on Venezuela yesterday, raising alarm over the "ongoing escalation of tensions and violent confrontations".
Stock prices soared today for the airline immediately following news of United's decision to drag this humiliated man off their flight following an overbooking mistake they made. Then, she said, a third security official came on the plane and threw the passenger against the armrest before dragging him out of the plane. The officers dragged him down the aisle by the arms and legs while another passenger screams in protest.
Journalist Gorka Landaburu, who had written articles critical of ETA and in return got a bomb in the mail which left him blind in one eye and took a thumb off, said he believed the entire armed struggle was a waste of time. The group said Bayonne, a city in the French Basque region, will be the focal point of the disarmament process where it expected thousands of people to gather on Saturday.
In a tweet on Friday, the anonymous account thanked Twitter for "standing up" to the Trump administration with its lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed on Thursday in California, comes on the heels of a report that visitors to the US could soon be routinely asked to hand over email and social media account passwords to the immigration service.
Swedish borders have been tightened at the request of the country's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven - who call the incident a terrorist attack. The 39-year-old suspect in the Stockholm attack "showed interest for extremist organisations like ISIS", police chief Jonas Hysing told reporters.
A day after brazen ISIS attacks killed dozens at two Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday, Egypt declared a three-month state of emergency, a measure created to help authorities root out the killers. The Copts, whose presence in Egypt dates to the Roman era, have long complained of religious persecution and accused the state of not doing enough to protect them.
The Chinese Navy also came to the help of the ship while the Indian Navy provided air cover. Under the cover of helicopters., the Navy's special force members boarded the ship and rescued the 19 crew members. A Navy official said that INS Mumbai, a guided missile destroyer built at Mazagon Dock, and INS Tarkash, a Russian-made guided missile frigate, were the first vessels to respond to the alert sounded by the UKMTO, which was monitoring the movement of the 21,000-ton MV OS 35.
The Trump Organization sold Miss Universe to the WME-IMG Talent Agency in September 2015, after outcry over Trump's racist comments about Mexicans. The agency, founded in 1999, came under scrutiny in August, when Mother Jones interviewed several former Trump models who alleged that the agency put them in sweatshop conditions and employed them without valid visas.
He went on to say that the Syrian people would determine the future of Assad. Russian Federation was part of the G8, but it was ejected in 2014 after its illegal annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region. In fact, the reason we attacked the Shayrat air base is because our military saw the jets take off from that airport and fly to the site of the attack.
The official alleges, with corroboration from other sources, that Russian Federation flew a drone above a hospital as victims of the nerve gas attack started to enter, AP reports. One government official after another has suggested they would like to see Assad gone, but not elaborated on whether it's an immediate USA priority. Moscow has sought to deflect blame from its long-time ally Assad over the suspected gas incident and says Syrian jets struck a rebel arms depot where "toxic ...
The U.S. president also said the attacks were conducted to ensure chemical weapons would never be used again. A U.S. Navy strike group led by a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is en route to the western Pacific with talk of military action by the United States gaining traction following its strikes last week against Syria.
As per Ireton, the nearby 1 mile stretch of highway has been closed due to the reason, and other precautions are on the way as per the latest news on Saturday. The evacuations are temporary and voluntary. There were no reported injuries or property damage in the Snohomish County landslide, which isn't far from where a massive slide killed 43 people in 2014.
Friday. "We know he showed sympathies for extremist organizations, among them", Islamic State, Jonas Hysing, the commanding chief of Sweden's national police, said at Sunday's press conference. Husam Kranda, a Libyan living in Sweden for the past five years and now working as translator, was among the multi-ethnic gathering which underlined Stockholm's cosmopolitan inhabitants.
Tennessee Highway Patrol kicked off its "Thumbs Down" campaign with sheriff's deputies and police officers boarding a bus at the Tennessee Highway Safety Office. According to distracteddriveraccidents.com, every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a distracted driver. "Teenagers are being taught from the beginning not to use their phones and adults think our experience as being a driver allows us to have more freedom".
Opposition leader Mmusi Maimane, head of the Democratic Alliance (DA), which has strong support among white people, had called for a march in Johannesburg, and held a rally of more than 10,000 people. Some held placards saying "Fire Zuma ". They said in a joint statement that they want to rescue South Africa from Zuma due to reasons including the Nkandla scandal, Gupta family controversy and the recent cabinet reshuffle that sparked the protests.
REYHANLI, Turkey Ahmad Mustafa fled northern Syria to Turkey four months ago, badly injuring his hand along the way. Erdogan reaffirmed his past calls that global community needed to impose a safe zone in northern Syria - which Ankara has said should be backed by a no-fly zone - to ensure security in the area.
The tougher question to answer - and the one Trump seems not to have a good answer to yet - is "What's next?" That two-day summit, which opened Monday in Lucca , brings together diplomats from the USA, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan - all of whom have expressed uniform support for last week's missile strike.
The relationship between the man and the woman is unknown at this time. Maass added that one student was airlifted and one student was taken by ground ambulance to local hospitals with critical injuries but says he doesn't believe they were targeted.
Berenson announced the decision Monday, April 10, 2017 . "I'd like to improve the image of the MI hockey team on campus and with the alumni", Berenson said at his opening press conference. He stood behind the U-M bench for the 1,000th time of his career on February 22, 2008 at Michigan State. The Wolverines are coming of a 13-19-3 record, the worst mark since Berenson's first three years.
Police believe the Uzbek man is the one who drove the truck for the attack. The statement said he was "a wonderful husband, son, father, brother and close friend to many". There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Police said they had now identified three of the four dead. Meanwhile, a vigil is taking place this afternoon in Stockholm for those who were killed in the lorry attack.
Last Thursday, President Donald J. Trump ordered the USA military to launch Tomahawk missiles at airfields near the chemical weapons storage facility at Shayrat Airbase in response to one of the deadliest chemical weapons attacks in the country's 6-year civil war.
The possibility of U.S. military action against North Korea in response to such tests gained traction following last week's strikes against Syria . Asked on ABC if development of an intercontinental missile was a "red line" for Trump , Tillerson said: "If we judge that they have perfected that type of delivery system, then that becomes a very serious stage of their further development".
Heavy rains flooded the Colombian city of Mocoa early Saturday morning, resulting in a landslide that has left over 250 dead. "I need to know where they are, if they are injured or where to find them", sobbed Maria Lilia Tisoy, 37, looking for her two daughters, one pregnant, and a 4-year-old granddaughter in the rubble.
On the police department's Twitter feed , the gunman was identified as Cedric Anderson, 53, of Riverside. Two students were injured. The wounded students, who were taken to hospital for treatment, were not believed to have been targeted by the gunman, police said.
Considering President Donald Trump is one of the few people rushing to defend Bill O'Reilly against multiple sexual harassment allegations, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver thought he'd give the president a basic lesson on what constitutes acceptable behavior in the workplace.
She told RTL radio on Sunday "I don't think France is responsible for the Vel d'Hiv", in reference to the stadium where many thousands of Jews were rounded up in July 1942 before being sent to Nazi death camps. During what is known as the Rafle du Vel D'Hiv, French police, at the request of the Nazi German authorities, conducted mass arrests. Le Pen senior, who founded the FN in 1972 and is estranged from his daughter, has been convicted repeatedly for anti-Semitic and racist comments such ...
Keane told Fox News that if the US was facing an imminent attack from a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), US President Donald Trump would have to act preemptively. Pacific Command, yesterday directed the Carl Vinson Strike Group to sail north and report on station in the Western Pacific Ocean after departing Singapore April 8.
The strikes were ordered by US President Donald Trump in retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on a hospital in Syria, which has been blamed on the country's government. Russian Federation was warned of the attack before it took place, in accordance with deconfliction policies between the USA and Russian Federation over military activities in Syria.
Washington is investigating Russia's possible involvement in the chemical attack in Syria that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to launch the first direct military assault against the Bashar al-Assad regime. "Other than that, there is no change to our military posture" in Syria. It was up to national security adviser H.R. McMaster to reconcile the two views, and he tried to insist there was no real difference of opinion .
But analysts say any unilateral military options for the United States concerning North Korea posed significant problems. The widely anticipated meeting of the leaders of the world's two largest economies was largely overshadowed by the US missile strikes at Syria.
Vatican City: Pope Francis will visit Egypt as planned this month despite the weekend bombings of two Coptic Christian churches that killed 44 people, a Vatican official said. President Trump, who hosted Sisi last week in his first official visit to the USA, expressed support for a leader he has said he plans to work more closely with on fighting Islamist militants, who Sisi identifies as an existential threat.
McMaster, whose public stances were sometimes at odds of those of Bannon. But Flynn was sacked in February after misleading Vice President Pence about the substance of his discussions with the Russian ambassador after attending only one meeting, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a personnel matter.