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Author: 0 Iran's president registers to run in May elections

His candidacy is being closely watched by foreign investors and diplomats, who fear that the return of a hardline administration could threaten Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and efforts to open up trade. A lawmaker denounced as "regressive" the move by former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , to enter the presidential contest, noting that it would ultimately play out in favor of the incumbent President Hassan Rouhani's reelection bid.

Global Media USA 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance
Author: 0 USA 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance

Trump ordered the $45 million strike in response to what the Pentagon believes was a chemical weapons attack carried out by the Assad regime, which left 72 people dead. McCaul was referencing the reported use of chemical warfare by Syrian forces earlier this week, which killed 83 people - many of whom were women and children.

Author: 0 People Are Freaking Out About Australia's Crackdown On Foreign Workers

Announcing the policy change on Facebook , prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said he was "putting Australians first" by giving them priority for jobs now open to overseas workers. A new two- or four-year temporary visa "designed to recruit the best and the brightest" will still allow businesses to "get access to the skills they need to grow and invest", he added.

Author: 0 2 arrested for planning 'violent attack' in run-up to French election

A group of terrorists killed 130 people in a series of explosions and shootings in November 2015. Candidates have been heavily guarded during the election campaign, but so far there have been few security scares. Given the vitriolic campaign by the media and the European establishment against Le Pen and Front National, she will face an uphill battle securing the absolute majority in the second and final round scheduled for next month.

Global Media U.S. steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russian Federation talks
Author: 0 U.S. steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russian Federation talks

In a separate statement, Kremlin said that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani noted in phone call that "aggressive" USA actions against Syria are not permissible. counterpart Rex Tillerson, just days ahead of the latter's scheduled visit to Moscow . The missile strikes catapulted Washington into confrontation with Russian Federation, which has advisers on the ground aiding its close ally Assad.

Author: 0 McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect

One of the pursuing troopers picked his spot - in front of an abandoned school - and hit Stephens' bumper to get him to stop. He was wanted on murder charges in the killing of Robert Godwin Sr., 74, a former foundry worker and father of 10 who was picking up aluminum cans on Sunday when he was shot.

Global Media Sean Spicer Speaks 'Fluent Moron — Howard Stern
Author: 0 Sean Spicer Speaks 'Fluent Moron — Howard Stern

He also asked people to forgive him for his "mistake". Amid a drumbeat of criticism, Spicer appeared on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" Tuesday evening and profusely apologized. I escaped the Holocaust by a whisker, so these things keep me up at night. "In no way was I trying to lessen the horrendous nature of the Holocaust", Spicer said.

Author: 0 Pence On North Korea: 'Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

White House officials said the economic meetings in Tokyo, with Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso and other officials, are meant to forge a framework for future discussions after the USA withdrew from a Pacific Rim trade pact. China and North Korea maintain "normal contacts, including normal business contacts", said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang, when asked about the trucks.

Global Media North Korea displays suspected ICBM during massive military parade
Author: 0 North Korea displays suspected ICBM during massive military parade

The AP reports that US satellite imagery suggests North Korea could be preparing to test another underground nuclear missile. North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles at an anniversary parade in Pyongyang on Saturday, in another characteristic show of strength.

Global Media North Korea says its 'swords drawn'
Author: 0 North Korea says its 'swords drawn'

Analysts say the missiles could one day be capable of hitting targets as far as the USA, although North Korea has yet to flight-test them. He placed a wreath at the National Cemetery in Seoul in a symbolic gesture to commemorate the 1950-53 Korean War; then he worshipped with U.S.

Global Media Annual Easter Egg Hunt Brings Out Droves Of Children To Allen Park
Author: 0 Annual Easter Egg Hunt Brings Out Droves Of Children To Allen Park

There were 1,500 eggs in total set up, and around over 400 children in attendance. "The crowd was down a little bit", Factor said, "but I think that was because of the rain". "We quadrupled the amount we had previous year", explains Marie Jackson of Grace Kids. She said the women's club helps out with the event every year, and the city of Jamestown hosts it.

Global Media Pence reassures Japan of US resolve against North Korea
Author: 0 Pence reassures Japan of US resolve against North Korea

The Trump administration is focusing its North Korea strategy on tougher economic sanctions, possibly including an oil embargo, a global ban on its airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks doing business with Pyongyang, Reuters reported last week, citing USA officials.

Author: 0 French mega-debate seeks to swing undecided voters

He proposed a large alliance and said foreigners who are a threat to France should be deported. "I think Macron might not be in the second round of elections", she said Tuesday. In May, Macron was seen winning the presidency with 62 percent to Le Pen's 38 percent, indicating a decrease in the margin from 65 percent to 35 percent two weeks ago.

Author: 0 Trump's order targets H-1B programme

Such a change could significantly impact large Indian IT companies which bring thousands of engineers and programmers on H-1B visas to work on U.S. projects, says IT analyst Girish Pai. Trump also voiced support for NASA funding, tax reform, health care reform and trade initiatives. Almost 200,000 H-1B applications were submitted this year.

Global Media Tillerson to press Russia on Syrian chemical weapons
Author: 0 Tillerson to press Russia on Syrian chemical weapons

But that summit took a backseat to the top-secret briefing by U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, an official familiar with the briefing told Reuters. Gen. Mark Hertling, a CNN military analyst, said the frigate appeared to be a show of force by Russian Federation, which since late 2015 has been conducting airstrikes in Syria against forces opposing the Syrian regime.

Author: 0 Anti-Trump Jewish candidate heads to runoff in Georgia

While Ossoff declared "a victory for the ages", President Trump claimed a win for Republicans, who combined to win 50.5 percent of the votes. Republican candidate for Georgia's Sixth Congressional seat Karen Handel speaks at an election night watch party in Roswell, Ga., Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Global Media Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business
Author: 0 Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

Two weeks ago President Xi flew to Florida, where he met with President Trump for the first time, as well as his daughter and her husband Jared Kushner, who acts as a senior advisor to the president. D'Innocenzio reported from NY. The scenario underscores how hard it is for Trump, who has tried to distance herself from the brand that bears her name, to separate business from politics in her new position at the White House.

Global Media Trump tax return release: Darcy cartoon
Author: 0 Trump tax return release: Darcy cartoon

Trump has refused to release his tax returns, breaking with decades of precedent by arguing he would not release them while those returns are under audit, though there is nothing legally preventing him from doing so. One of the goals of the march is to know that the president has "contributed his fair shares of taxes". Trump appeared again on Hewitt's radio program and said of his returns, "we'll get them out at some point, probably".

Author: 0 French Police Arrest Two Radicals, Thwart 'Imminent' Attack

The abstention rate was in line with a record level in the 2002 election, where the then National Front leader - Le Pen's father Jean-Marie Le Pen - made it to the run-off before he was beaten by conservative Jacques Chirac. Molins said the Marseille suspects met in 2015, while sharing a prison cell for petty crime. But he added that " a challenge that calls upon us more than anything else to come together, because the terrorists wish nothing more than our division".

Global Media UEFA denies Dortmund and Monaco did not want to play
Author: 0 UEFA denies Dortmund and Monaco did not want to play

Mbappe, who scored twice in the round-of-16 win against Manchester City, said the security situation had affected Monaco too. Dortmund were understandably subdued in the first half of Wednesday's game, despite improving after the interval, and Monaco head coach Jardim said players could not concentrate.

Global Media Court acquits French diplomat accused of raping daughter
Author: 0 Court acquits French diplomat accused of raping daughter

Five years after Pascal Mazurier, a former French diplomat, was accused of raping his three-year-old daughter, he has been acquitted by a court on Wednesday. Suja had taken her daughter for several sessions with a doctor working with a Bangalore NGO, Enfold India. She said she got to know that Mazurier was allegedly sexually abusing the child by her domestic help.

Author: 0 White House national security adviser: USA eager for Syrian regime change

A Syrian human rights group reported Friday that Shayrat was once again operational, with warplanes taking off. Sunni Arab and Turkmen militias allied with the SDF also made forays, along with a separate contingent of Turkish forces in what Ankara dubbed "Operation Euphrates Shield".

Author: 0 Salmond: May capitalising on Corbyn's 'weakness' with election

Angus Robertson, leader of the Scottish National Party's (SNP) lawmakers in London, tweeted that the snap election on June 8 would be a "straight choice in Scotland between the SNP and Tories". "There is no "hard" Brexit, there is no "extreme" Brexit that you might have been hearing about - there is just Brexit". "While Labour argues amongst themselves, the Liberal Democrats are standing up for local jobs in Manchester by fighting to stay in the single market and give the people the final ...

Author: 0 Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

Like many of Trump's executive orders to date, his newest decree will have little practical impact , but sends a signal for government agencies to come forward with ideas for reforming the country's H-1B visa system. Trump has said he would like to reform the USA immigration system, including the H1-B visas, but has so far focused most of his attention on cracking down on illegal immigration, with greater immigration enforcement and a proposed border wall with Mexico.

Author: 0 Guns, explosives found at Marseille flat in foiled pre-election attack

The items were discovered during searches in the southern city of Marseille after the suspects - "radicalised" Frenchmen aged 23 and 29 - were taken into custody, sources said. Marie Le Pen is France's own Trump candidate, Oliver warns, a populist candidate with a hard stance on immigration and support for a Frexit movement - taking France out of the European Union - which could potentially destroy the EU.

Author: 0 UK PM calls snap election on June 8

Speaking outside her Downing Street residence in London , May, 60, warned that "division in Westminster will risk our ability to make a success of Brexit". But in the wake of the snap general election, it said it was ditching its bets against the pound. Though Labour is still divided over its support for the party leader, those who have faith in Mr Corbyn are positive they can win this general election.

Global Media Syrian photographer puts down his camera to carry wounded children to safety
Author: 0 Syrian photographer puts down his camera to carry wounded children to safety

As much as the photos of a little Alan Kurdi washed ashore or a shocked Omran Daqneesh sitting in a truck, disturb us, there are images from the war-torn, conflict-stricken area of Syria keep coming up, inundating us with sadness. Describing the incident, Habak says,"The scene was awful - especially seeing children wailing and dying in front of you", CNN reported him as saying.

Author: 0 Pence, on United States carrier, pledges to defend Asia

The official, however, stressed that the review of military options doesn't change the administration's priority on the need for a peaceful diplomatic solution, and the USA is now not anticipating preemptive strikes against the North, according to the report.

Author: 0 Israel refuses negotiation over mass Palestinian hunger strike

For its part, the administration of the Israel Prison Service (IPS) said that the article was unlawful, because Barghouthi was not given permission to write it. "To call Barghouti a "parliamentary leader" is like calling Assad a 'pediatrician, '" Netanyahu said . He later added that Barghouti had been transferred from Hadarim Prison to the Kishon Prison, near Haifa.

Author: 0 Iraqi soldiers killed in Mosul clashes

The Iraqi Joint Operations Command said Thursday its forces had recaptured 60% of the western flank of Mosul from Islamic State militants. Progress in the Old City - a warren of closely-spaced buildings and narrow streets where hundreds of thousands of civilians are thought to reside - has been hard and slow.

Global Media USA 'not looking for fight' with North Korea
Author: 0 USA 'not looking for fight' with North Korea

Trump appears to be attempting to pressure North Korea into abandoning their nuclear programme alongside China, Japan and South Korea. Speaking inside the ship's ceremonial room, the vice president spoke to CNN after addressing about 2,500 troops on the ship's deck - something he said he's never done before.

Global Media General Election 2017: Labour
Author: 0 General Election 2017: Labour "relish" snap election

She added: "I have concluded the only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election". "The country is coming together, but Westminster is not". European Union officials say Britain's surprise election will not interrupt the bloc's preparations for Brexit talks — though they will slightly delay the start of negotiations.

Author: 0 Order should help American workers

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that seeks to make changes to a visa programme that brings in highly-skilled workers. In the whole immigration debate, H-1B visa issue is very small, he said . He made similar remarks about "Hire American" in February during a visit to a Boeing plant in SC. The order also asks federal agencies to look at how to get rid of loopholes in the government procurement process.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Sprouts Bunny Ears At White House Easter Egg Roll

On early Monday April 17, hundreds of children, military children and Congressional staff filled the White House gardens to search for eggs at the traditional Easter party. The search for Easter eggs is one of the most emblematic traditions of the federal capital, established in 1878 by President Rutherford B. Hayes .

Author: 0 Palestinian hunger strikers' leader in solitary confinement

On Saturday, Amnesty International that "Israel's decades-long policy of detaining Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and Gaza in prisons inside Israel and depriving them of regular family visits is not only cruel but also a blatant violation of international law".

Author: 0 Russia, US agree on joint work over Syrian conflict

Russian Federation had suspended that effort after U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian airbase following an April 4 chemical weapons attack on a village in rebel territory. Russian President Vladimir Putin's meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hasn't produced any positive shift yet in Russia-U.S. relations, the Kremlin said Thursday.

Global Media 'Sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea
Author: 0 'Sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

The North has said such launches are an act of deterrence against a potential invasion by the US or South Korea. He also made it clear that " all options are on the table" in regard to the US's response. Its aim is to be able to put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach targets around the world, including the US. The US played its own part in the tensions with surprise bombing action in Syria and Afghanistan, which Pence held up Wednesday as proof of US ...

Author: 0 Turkey arrests dozens in anti-referendum protests

The validity of Turkey's historic referendum result remained in doubt 48 hours after unofficial results were declared, as the main opposition party submitting its official appeal to the election overseer, and a European Council observer suggesting irregularities with more than two million votes.

Global Media Branstad signs laws restricting distracted driving in Iowa
Author: 0 Branstad signs laws restricting distracted driving in Iowa

Terry Branstad signed two bills Monday toughening the state's ban on texting while driving. The explosives could be sold from June 1 through July 8 and from December 10 through January 3 in permanent structures or tents, though the nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency said that the majority of licenses issued will be for temporary retailers.

Author: 0 VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'

Lu said Beijing wants to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that USA plans to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China. He warned, "those who would challenge our resolve or our readiness should know: We will defeat any attack and meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective American response".

Author: 0 Russian Federation hits back at United Kingdom and Boris Johnson over cancelled Moscow visit

Washington has alleged that the government of President Assad is responsible for the last week's suspected chemical attack in Idlib province which killed more than 80 people. "And Secretary Tillerson basically saying the same thing after kind of contradicting himself and then saying the same thing argues vigorously for a plan and a strategy", McCain told the CBS broadcaster in a response whether Tillerson's remarks facilitated the use of chemical weapons, which the United States ...