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Author: 0 French authorities thwart attack: flat raided and two men arrested

France's Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said the pair, who police said were seized in the southern port city a few moments apart from each other, were radicalized French nationals aged 24 and 30. Before Tuesday's arrests were announced, Le Pen said on RTL radio that she would expel foreign extremists and draft army reservists to close France's borders as soon as she takes office.

Global Media Mike Pence heading to South Korea amid North Korea tensions
Author: 0 Mike Pence heading to South Korea amid North Korea tensions

Bush White House. North Korea conducted two such tests a year ago alone, which analysts say would have taken the country a step forward in gaining the knowledge to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. Last week, he said he would not declare China a currency manipulator, pulling back from a campaign promise, as he looks for help from Beijing, which is the North's dominant trade partner.

Global Media Vijay Mallya was in jail for the runtime of a Bollywood movie
Author: 0 Vijay Mallya was in jail for the runtime of a Bollywood movie

Last month, Britain cleared India's request to extradite Mallya to India after special request from the Ministry of External Affairs, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his ministry. "Officers from the Metropolitan Police's Extradition Unit this morning arrested a man on an extradition warrant". "One of the key points that will be raised by his legal team before the English court would be that charging Vijay Mallya as an individual for fraud and default in this case as unfair".

Global Media US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'
Author: 0 US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

The United States is trying hard to get China to engage in talks with North Korea , but that probably won't happen until North Korea agrees to suspend its nuclear program, retired U.S. CNN also quoted the unidentified official as saying that the review of military options is essentially "due diligence" and top military and civilian Pentagon officials are "thinking through every course of action", including updating analysis on how North Korea might militarily react if the United ...

Author: 0 NY Times public editor raps paper for omitting Palestinian writer's terrorist past

It is known that he has been placed into solitary confinement. Israeli officials have dealt with hunger strikes on the part of Palestinian protestors before, however, they are clearly rattled by the scale of this one, which comes as the worldwide community recognizes the 50 anniversary of the Israeli occupation.

Global Media Federal judge in Arkansas blocks series of executions
Author: 0 Federal judge in Arkansas blocks series of executions

Local media outlets had tweeted photos of Griffen at a demonstration held by execution opponents outside the Governor's Mansion earlier Friday. Arkansas hasn't carried out a double execution since 1999. The lawyers said it was wrong for Baker to write that the inmates "did not establish a significant possibility of success on the merits on their claim that the compressed execution schedule is contrary to the evolving standards of decency".

Global Media No talks with Palestinian inmates on hunger strike
Author: 0 No talks with Palestinian inmates on hunger strike

Calling for Arab and worldwide human rights groups to expose Israeli violations against the Palestinian prisoners, the Arab League also called for an global mission to investigate the conditions in which they are held in Israel's prisons. The PA also routinely passes information to Israel that is used to detain, interrogate and torture Palestinians. On Monday evening , the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners' Affairs released a statement saying that IPS officials had transferred a number ...

Author: 0 Getting Tough on North Korea

March 22: North Korea had another failed missile launch on its east coast. "It was the policy of the United States of America during prior administrations to practice what they called 'strategic patience, ' that was to hope to marshal global support to bring an end to the nuclear ambitions and the ballistic missile program of North Korea", Pence said.

Author: 0 Trump signs "Buy American, Hire American" executive order

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump wanted to visit "a company that builds American-made tools with American workers". In addition to highlighting the need for more domestic manufacturing, the order directs the government to revamp the H-1B visa program for foreign workers.

Author: 0 United Nations votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

The resolution recognizes "the major milestone towards stabilization" achieved by the successful holding of presidential and legislative elections and the country's return to "constitutional order". Al Jazeera reported that missions in Liberia, Ivory Coast and Sudan's Darfur region are also set to end . The mission started in 2004 amid unrest following the removal of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Global Media Harrowing details of Hillary Clinton's election night revealed
Author: 0 Harrowing details of Hillary Clinton's election night revealed

The move came after Clinton's team received a call at around 7:45pm from vote-counter Steve Schale , who told them "you're going to come up short". He wanted to avoid a messy recount and the drama that comes with it. After the call, Clinton's aide, Huma Abedin, called Kellyanne Conway and got the two candidates on the phone where Clinton offered her concession.

Global Media Everything you need to know about Theresa May's snap general election
Author: 0 Everything you need to know about Theresa May's snap general election

She said the political divisions "risk our ability to make a success of Brexit ". However, a 2011 law passed by Cameron during his coalition government with the Liberal Democrats has complicated matters. "They underestimate our determination to get the job done and I am not prepared to let them endanger the security of millions of working people across the country".

Global Media United Kingdom to hold snap general election in June: PM May
Author: 0 United Kingdom to hold snap general election in June: PM May

Most often, prime ministers call new elections to break some political crisis and do a sort of referendum on whatever issue has been holding up Parliament. Why has the election been called? I have only recently and reluctantly come this conclusion. since I became Prime Minister I have said there should be no election until 2020 but now I have concluded that the only way to guarantee certainty and stability for the years ahead is to hold this election and seek your support for the decisions I ...

Global Media 'Still Under Audit': Trump Returns Won't Be Seen on Tax Day
Author: 0 'Still Under Audit': Trump Returns Won't Be Seen on Tax Day

Tax Day 2017 won't bring the release of President Trump's 2016 tax returns. Violence erupted at one of those rallies, and many people were arrested in Berkeley, Calif., where groups that support and oppose the president clashed. Trump tweeted at 6:13 a.m. on Easter. Area activists have been organizing a protest at that location to greet him. It has been retweeted more than 21,000 times .

Global Media Pence says new US-Japan talks could lead to trade deal
Author: 0 Pence says new US-Japan talks could lead to trade deal

North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol told the BBC that missiles would be tested on "a weekly, monthly and yearly basis". Global observers have warned that over the past decade North Korea has become adept at circumventing the United Nations sanctions, particularly so-called dual-use equipment that has both military and civilian applications.

Global Media PM's call for snap General Election
Author: 0 PM's call for snap General Election

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, is calling for an early election, seemingly in opposition to earlier policy invoked by the PM, who said she would not look for an early vote. Last month , Britain submitted its formal request to begin European Union exit negotiations. May said that if there is not an election soon, "the negotiations with the European Union will reach their most hard stage in the run-up to the next scheduled election".

Author: 0 Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

Defying global pressure, the North test-fired another missile on Sunday as fears grow that it may also be preparing for its sixth nuclear weapons test. "Drawing red lines really hasn't worked in the past", he said. He added the US President Donald Trump "holds his card close to the vest, and I think you're not going to see him telegraphing how he's going to respond to any military or other situation going forward".

Global Media Rumours Of Irregularities In Referendum, Vain Effort
Author: 0 Rumours Of Irregularities In Referendum, Vain Effort

This could enable President Erdogan to stay in power until 2029. On Monday evening, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that the White House will only comment on the results of the Turkish constitutional referendum after the global monitors release their final report.

Author: 0 Protests in Turkey After Referendum Criticism by Europe And Opposition

US President Donald Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him hours after his narrow victory in a referendum that will grant him sweeping new powers, the White House announced. Opposition parties called for the vote to be annulled because of a series of irregularities, particularly an electoral board decision to accept ballots that didn't bear official stamps, as required by Turkish law.

Author: 0 May blames 'game-playing' for United Kingdom election call

May announced she will seek early election on June 8. Legislation that came into effect in 2011 requires fixed term Parliaments and elections every five years from 2015 onwards, though a clause under it enables Parliament to be dissolved, triggering an election, if two-third of members at the House of Commons agrees to it.

Global Media Naveen flayed for not meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Author: 0 Naveen flayed for not meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi

S.C. Jamir is also seen. Naidu said the focus of the BJP national executive meeting would be on welfare schemes and policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "And right now it is the EVM", he said. The road show began at the Surat airport around 7.30 p.m. and continued for over two hours when Modi's cavalcade reached near the State Government Circuit House where he is to make a night halt.

Author: 0 Karlsson scores in OT to give Sharks 3-2 win over Oilers

Pavelski lost control of it and chipped it to Mark Letestu, who found a streaking Kassian. Joonas Donskoi came around behind the net and fed the puck in front on the backhand to Ward, who redirected the puck past Talbot. The high amount was due, in part, to a carryover from a March 25th game when more than 76-thousand dollars went unclaimed. The more worrying problem for the Oilers in game one was how badly the Sharks dominated puck battles.

Global Media Greece Moves Toward Bailout Review Compromise as Hurdles Remain
Author: 0 Greece Moves Toward Bailout Review Compromise as Hurdles Remain

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers, said on Twitter that Tuesday night's negotiations in Brussels, which finished in the early hours of Wednesday, had "made good progress". "There are things that will not satisfy us, and there are things that satisfy us", he said. The last time, Greece faced potential bankruptcy was in July 2015, when the Tsipras government eventually agreed a three-year bailout that could amount to 86 billion euros ($91 billion).

Global Media RK Nagar bypoll: Rs 15 lakh seized, 28 men held
Author: 0 RK Nagar bypoll: Rs 15 lakh seized, 28 men held

The other faction of the AIADMK is also likely to file a complaint with the Election Commission regarding the use of a fake body and coffin, India Today reported. It had also given AIADMK (Amma) faction time till 11 am on Thursday to explain as to why its order on freezing of the name AIADMK and its election symbol has been violated.

Author: 0 Erdogan Says Monitors Questioning Turkey's Vote Should 'Know Their Place'

The reaction from Trump contrasts with European Union leaders who have been reserved in their reaction to the narrow victory while monitors expressed concern over the "unlevel playing field". The main opposition party has demanded the result be nullified, saying the voting was marred by irregularities. Criticism of Turkey's referendum result grew louder on Tuesday, with the European observers claiming close to three million votes could have been manipulated.

Author: 0 What's next and what's at stake in United Kingdom election

And the decision facing the country will be all about leadership. One of the pound's biggest bears just threw in the towel. " They are wrong ", she said . ET) on Tuesday following a regular meeting with her senior ministers, May's office said. Calling an early election has become more hard in recent years thanks to David Cameron's Fixed Term Parliament Act.

Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners start hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Prisoners are demanding more contact with relatives, better access to medical treatment and an end to the Israeli practice of detention without trial. "It is to be emphasized that the [prison service] does not negotiate with prisoners". The International Red Cross said that it informed the families of Israel's decision to cancel all visits until further notice, in addition to the confiscation of their clothes and belongings, and isolating them in their rooms.

Author: 0 Pence: Steve Bannon's Removal From NSC Position Isn't A Demotion

CNBC reported that Bannon can attend council meetings by invitation of the president or H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser. "White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has attended the first meeting of the National Security Council after he was removed from the principals committee Wednesday", the Examiner story said.

Global Media WRAPUP 5-Pence reassures Japan of USA resolve on North Korea
Author: 0 WRAPUP 5-Pence reassures Japan of USA resolve on North Korea

According to reports, Kim Jong-un might retaliate against Tokyo and Seoul if the U.S. decides to take military action against the regime in response to North Korea's insistence to conduct missile tests. China's top negotiator for North Korea's nuclear program, Wu Dawei, held talks on the missile shield and North Korea's recent actions during a visit to Seoul last week.

Author: 0 Many Buried, Feared Dead, In Garbage Landslide in Sri Lanka

Twelve others were injured when the waste fell in the poor neighbourhood of Meetotamulla, just outside the capital Colombo . "We had all plans in place to relocate the garbage dump at Meetotamulla". Despite repeated calls to close the dump by locals, the authorities continued to add an estimated 800 tons of waste per day until last week. The site had been used to dump Colombo's garbage for the past few years as authorities sought to give a face-lift to the capital.

Author: 0 Pacers lose in Cleveland 117-111, fall behind 2-0 in series

Simply leaving Stephenson in the game when the starters return has been McMillan's biggest lineup adjustment since returning to Ellis as a starter, and there's been no real attempt at shortening the rotation beyond only playing Lavoy Allen five minutes instead of 10.

Author: 0 Italian rescue ships save about 2000 migrants

SOS Mediterranee, which operates the Aquarius jointly with MSF, posted a video showing women singing with happiness after their rescue. After a long and hard day like this one, these voices and songs of joy and happiness are our best reward.

Global Media Birthday cheers and jeers for Zuma in show of a divided nation
Author: 0 Birthday cheers and jeers for Zuma in show of a divided nation

Gordhan's sacking prompted unprecedented criticism from senior figures in the ruling African National Congress (ANC), including from Cyril Ramaphosa, deputy president. "But what has Zuma done?" he said to loud cheers from the audience. "We remain committed to building a non-racial society and will continue to work hard to unite our people against racism and all it's manifestations", Zuma said in his birthday message.

Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May calls snap election on June 8

A general election would end the attempts of opposition parties and members of the House of Lords to thwart her Brexit plans, she said. And she is right - but can the Remainers mobilise in time to dent the Tories' clear advantages in the polls? This is your moment to show you mean it, to show you are not opposing the Government for the sake of it, to show that you do not treat politics as a game.

Global Media Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win

Mr Trump's congratulations stand in stark contrast to the cautious response from European leaders. USA president Donald Trump called Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to congratulate him on winning a much-disputed referendum that will cement his autocratic rule over the country.

Global Media 9000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean over weekend
Author: 0 9000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean over weekend

Italy and Libya inked a deal in February calling for Italy to train Libyan coast guard officers and to provide them with a dozen ships to patrol the country's lawless coasts. As of 2017 around 900 people died and 97 people went missing. The bodies of seven migrants, including a small boy, were found during the latest rescue operations off Libya, a Maltese NGO and the Italian coastguard said Sunday.

Global Media Pence: North Korea is 'getting the message'
Author: 0 Pence: North Korea is 'getting the message'

North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador said a "thermonuclear war may break out at any moment ", accusing the United States of escalating the situation in a news conference on Monday. It test-fired a missile on Sunday that exploded within seconds of launch , following a grand military parade on Saturday. The US, which stations 28,500 troops in South Korea, would "defeat any attack and we will meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective ...

Author: 0 Family and friends hold vigil for Cleveland shooting victim

Williams confirmed that a detective spoke to Stephens' on his cellphone following the murder in an attempt to convince him to give himself up, though no other details regarding the call were given. Some of those who know Stephens described him as pleasant and kind, while some said he had a gambling problem. The motive for the shooting wasn't entirely clear from the shaky video, in which Stephens told Godwin a woman's name and said, "She's the reason that this is about to happen to you".

Author: 0 A second former Trump campaign official registers as a foreign agent

Maloni said there was nothing improper about Manafort's political consulting for Yanukovych's political party, including how he was paid, and the lobbying ended before Manafort began working on Trump's campaign in March 2016. Leshchenko said last month the 2009 invoice was one of about 50 pages of documents found in Manafort's former Kiev office by a new tenant. The lobbying was reportedly an attempt to promote a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party's interests in Washington .

Author: 0 Australia urges respect after Turkey vote

Acting State Department spokesperson Mark Toner said US officials have noted the OSCE's concerns, according to Reuters . Turkey blames Gulen and his supporters for orchestrating the July 15 coup attempt, a charge he denies. Guven had said the "ballot papers and envelopes that were claimed to be void and disputed since the evening are YSK-made, real, legitimate, non-fake ballots".

Author: 0 Steve Stephens found dead after five-state manhunt following Facebook murder

Video of the murder was posted on Facebook. Restaurant owner Thomas DuCharme Jr. tells the Erie Times-News that workers tried to "buy some time for the cops" and told Stephens his order of fries was delayed. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, police Chief Calvin Williams said local, state and federal authorities are using "every tool in our tool bag", to find Stephens.

Author: 0 Suspect in triple killing says he hates whites

The imam of the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno says the suspect in a shooting that killed three people was not a member of his center. Muhammad made other statements to police, but he did not disclose what they were. The shootings occurred in three different places: in front of a Catholic Church charity, the front yard of a residential home, and a bus stop. While Muhammad had been taken into custody, Dyer said a gun had not been recovered, though the suspect had.357 caliber ammunition on him.

Global Media USA attack strengthens regional extremism and terror: Rouhani
Author: 0 USA attack strengthens regional extremism and terror: Rouhani

On Thursday evening, the USA military said it launched 59 Tomahawk land attack missiles. In a letter to the US Congress on Saturday, President Donald Trump explained his decision to launch an attack on the Shayrat Airbase in Syria , claiming he was acting to avert a " humanitarian catastrophe ".

Author: 0 Graham: Assad is telling Trump 'FU'

Prior to the attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Tillerson said al-Assad's fate should be decided by the Syrian people, suggesting Washington would not oppose him standing for re-election. Russia's deputy ambassador to the UN, Vladimir Safronkov, described the United States strikes as "illegitimate". He said: "Assad's principal backer is Russian Federation".

Author: 0 Make this Easter season the most important time in your life

Paris said he talked about the significance of the resurrection story in his Easter Sunday sermon. Rev Canon Erisa Grace Sentongo who led the intercession and Rev. But it is more than a doctrine-it is wonderful good news, news that should fill us with joy, hope, confidence, excitement and celebration! The eggs are meant to symbolise new life.

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