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Global Media Nigel Farage says he will not stand in June general election
Author: 0 Nigel Farage says he will not stand in June general election

Many thought Farage would win the seat in the 2015 election, but he lost to Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay. Mr Banks told The Telegraph he would have stepped down for Mr Farage to stand in Clacton . "Political parties of all colours have made reporting mistakes from time to time", a Tory spokesperson said. It doesn't feel like that to me today .

Author: 0 MPs clear way for general election on June 8

After addressing a rowdy session of the House of Commons, Ms May won the support of 522 lawmakers in the 650-seat parliament for an election on June 8th, an easy victory for the prime minister who could see her majority increase by at least 100 seats in the poll.

Author: 0 Korean crisis: Trump 'sends in three aircraft carriers'

Harry Harris made a dramatic announcement: An aircraft carrier had been ordered to sail north from Singapore on April 8 toward the Western Pacific. More than a week after reports first emerged that the aircraft carrier and its accompanying ships were headed toward the peninsula amid fears North Korea may conduct another nuclear test, Navy photos from Saturday show Vinson operating almost 3,500 miles away, off Indonesia.

Author: 0 Government unveils proposed marijuana legislation

The proposed legislation will be carefully scrutinized by provincial governments, marijuana producers and a number of would-be distributors and sellers of marijuana that are all looking for a piece of the multibillion-dollar market. If successful, Canada and Uruguay would be the only countries to completely legalize recreational pot as a consumer product across their nations.

Author: 0 United States must meet nuke deal obligations: Iran

Proponents of the deal say that abandoning it would make other challenges in the Middle East even harder, emboldening Iranian hardliners and triggering Iran to restart its nuclear program, which could start a nuclear race in the region as other countries rushed to get their own bomb.

Global Media North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as tensions soar over Korean peninsula
Author: 0 North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as tensions soar over Korean peninsula

On Tuesday, US Vice President Mike Pence met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, following meetings in South Korea with Hwang Kyo-ahn, the acting president. The Chinese are apparently not as anxious about Kim's antics as Mr. Trump is, even though they have much more at stake. The White House said it based its statements on guidance from the Defense Department.

Author: 0 Donald Trump in Wisconsin: I support Tammy Baldwin 'Buy America' bill

Trump signed an executive order during the Wisconsin stop created to help American workers whose jobs are threatened by skilled immigrants. "Buy American" provisions also may run afoul of free trade agreements, though the White House wants to conduct a full review before seeking adjustments to those trade agreements.

Author: 0 FBI Reportedly Obtained Warrant To Monitor Trump Adviser

WaPo , Citing law enforcement and other US officials reported that the warrant for Page was obtained last summer by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), a top Trump confidant who became his attorney general, attended one meeting of the group with Page in late summer, the campaign adviser said.

Author: 0 WestJet to offer ultra-low fares on new fleet

Clive Beddoe , co-founder of WestJet and chair of the board of the directors, said the new carrier is all about disrupting the price-sensitive end of the market. Gregg Saretsky, WestJet President and CEO, said the company was responding to a change in the worldview on low-priced airlines since the launch of WestJet in 1996.

Author: 0 McDonald's Drive-Thru Employee Helped Stop Facebook Killer

Gail Wheeler, of Erie, said she was stopped at a light at the McDonald's when Stephens came "whipping out" of the parking lot, almost hitting her. When police received the tip, they responded to the scene where a brief pursuit began. Facebook killer Steve Stephens is dead after a national manhunt, and has learned that he had a shocking request in his final moments alive: McNuggets.

Author: 0 That 'Armada' Heading To North Korea? Actually, It Sailed South

The carrier and its companions could still make their way back to the Korean Peninsula, which they last visited in March, but US defense officials generally decline to describe the deployments of American military units before the fact. Tuesday's news add another wrinkle to an increasingly tense standoff between North Korea and the USA over the former's missile testing. "It ensures our - we have the strategic capabilities, and it gives the president options in the region", Spicer said .

Author: 0 Deported man with DACA status suing to return to U.S.

According to USA TODAY , Juan Manuel Montes was detained by federal immigration agents on February 17 in Calexico, Calif. Montes claimed that he had left his wallet in a friend's vehicle and couldn't produce his identification or proof of his protected status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ) program.

Global Media Fresno Shooter Kills 3 In Suspected Hate Crime
Author: 0 Fresno Shooter Kills 3 In Suspected Hate Crime

His criminal history includes gun, drug and theft arrests. They scattered, and Muhammad picked the one who was older and appeared heavier, David Jackson, 58, of Fresno. Police identify all victims of Fresno shootingPolice say Muhammad has been very cooperative but very cold-hearted, even light-hearted about what he admitted doing.

Author: 0 Trudeau Proposes Bill To Legalize Recreational Pot

Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Justice and a former Toronto police chief, co-wrote the bill in an effort to protect children from the country's black market, which has run rampant since Trudeau announced plans to legalize marijuana in 2015.

Author: 0 Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike

Barghouti, now serving five life sentences in an Israeli prison for his role in deadly terror attacks during the second intifada (uprising), accused Israel of " inhumane " treatment of prisoners and "judicial apartheid" in a New York Times opinion piece published Sunday outlining the reasoning for the strike.

Global Media Venezuelans gear up for major march against Maduro
Author: 0 Venezuelans gear up for major march against Maduro

A government supporter holds an image of Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez, during a march in Caracas , Venezuela, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Citing witnesses in Caracas , Reuters reports that Carlos Moreno, a teenage student who had not planned to join the demonstration, was shot in the head after "government supporters approached an opposition gathering and fired shots".

Global Media Korea unveils new ICBM at military parade
Author: 0 Korea unveils new ICBM at military parade

China and Russian Federation are both urging the two nations to calm the situation down, with Russian Federation urging the two sides to both show restraint, while China cautioned each not to go down a path that would lead to an " irreversible route " to a massive war on the Korean Peninsula.

Author: 0 US considers restoring Pyongyang to terror sponsor list - Tillerson

But Pence expressed impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, said in a cabinet meeting on Tuesday that they would strengthen their alliance with the US and work with China in keeping North Korea in check.

Author: 0 Oil Falls to One-Week Low

Oil prices fell on Tuesday, then slid more in post-settlement trade after an industry group reported that US crude stockpiles fell less than expected in the latest week while gasoline stockpiles grew unseasonably. Benchmark Brent crude futures were down 4 cents at $55.32 at 7.49am Irish time. He predicted that oil prices are going to stay "within this boundary at the moment - the boundary being late 40s up to late 50s".

Global Media Assad says army 'gave up' all chemical weapons in 2013
Author: 0 Assad says army 'gave up' all chemical weapons in 2013

France has said it will provide evidence within days that the Syrian regime was behind the chemical attack which killed more than 80 people, including up to 30 children. The Foreign Secretary has previously said there will be "no impunity" for the people responsible for the chemical weapons attack. Israeli military has said that Bashar's forces still possess tonnes of chemical weapons.

Author: 0 Iran President Hassan Rouhani to seek second term

He filed his candidacy after Iran's President Hassan Rouhani ended weeks of speculation by signalling his intention to seek a second term. During Ahmadinejad's administration, Iran faced heavy global sanctions for its nuclear program, which Western countries said aimed to develop weapons.

Global Media Craig Shakespeare: Now let's get Leicester back into Europe
Author: 0 Craig Shakespeare: Now let's get Leicester back into Europe

They're an incredible team, I love what they've done and I honestly hope they go on to finally win it all. "We'll sit down at the end of the season". "I've loved it and I've loved the Champions League and pitting my wits against among the top supervisors and sides in the world". Asked about his emotions at the end, Shakespeare, Leicester's manager, said: "Disappointment obviously to go out but immensely proud of the performance".

Global Media Nepal President Bhandari begins 2-day Odisha tour
Author: 0 Nepal President Bhandari begins 2-day Odisha tour

Both the sides, the MEA said, noted that Indo-Nepal relations derive their strength and salience from shared history, common cultural ethos, and long years of close and intense people-to-people contacts facilitated by open borders. These projects include the cross-border connectivity works such as the development of Terai roads, cross-border rail links, integrated check posts, and cross-border petroleum products pipeline.

Global Media Set back for Congress, Arvinder Singh Lovely joins BJP
Author: 0 Set back for Congress, Arvinder Singh Lovely joins BJP

Almost 10 Congress leaders, including Delhi unit vice-president Sukhbeer Sharma, joined the BJP on Wednesday. He became a Cabinet Minister in Diskhit-led Congress Government in 2003 and also held important portfolios of Education, Tourism, PWD, Transport, Revenue and Power.

Author: 0 What to watch for next in the Georgia special election

Trump weighed in heavily on the race, tweeting about it repeatedly in the closing days of the race and criticizing Ossoff by name. Press secretary Sean Spicer said the results marked a "big loss" as they had been anticipating a large win.

Author: 0 Dem rep mocks Trump over aircraft carrier

The show of military strength by the U.S. angered China, while the tomahawk airstrike in Syria infuriated Vladimir Putin. North Korea said Monday that it is prepared to conduct frequent missile tests despite warnings from the US not to do so.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn rejects Nicola Sturgeon's "progressive alliance" offer in #GE17

Mr Corbyn won brief but polite applause after addressing MPs at an evening meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party, after arriving late due to being delayed on a train back from a visit to Birmingham. History shows it may be too soon to ring the death knell for a party that won three consecutive elections before being unseated in 2010, but the political landscape doesn't suggest a resurrection anytime soon.

Global Media VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour
Author: 0 VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

Indonesia is the latest stop on an Asian tour by Pence that is reinforcing traditional US alliances at a time when Donald Trump's presidency has raised questions about the strength of the USA commitment to the region. Later, he met with the Japanese finance minister when the two nations formally launched the U.S. -Japan economic dialogue, which is the first step towards negotiating a bilateral trade agreement.

Author: 0 USA considers shooting down N.Korea missile tests

Trump said the strike was justified by US claims that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad conducted a chemical weapons attack on civilians only days before. commitment to South Korea against the North was "iron clad". "We are working with worldwide partners in order to defuse the situation", said Mattis, a retired Marine general.

Global Media Secret Service beefs up barriers at White House
Author: 0 Secret Service beefs up barriers at White House

In 2014, a second barricade was erected on the northern side of the building in response to a fence-jumper who was able to run through the doorway of the building while carrying a knife. "It's still there. It's just going to be pushed back a little further". Jonathan Tran, 26, told authorities after being arrested that he had gotten close to the doors and windows of the White House after breaching security.

Author: 0 EPA to reduce workforce with buyouts, early retirement plan

During a meeting Wednesday with residents of East Chicago's lead-contaminated neighborhoods, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt countered reports that the EPA intends to close its regional office in Chicago. Forty-four-year-old Demetra Turner says finding a solution is the fight of her life. "Instead of looking backwards to review well-reasoned rules based on clear science, the administration should be moving forward", and extend methane limits, she said.

Author: 0 Palestinians in Israeli Jails begin Hunger Strike

Roughly 6,500 Palestinian prisoners are now languishing in Israeli prisons, according to Palestinian figures. Barghouti wrote that Israeli prisons have become the "cradle of a lasting movement for Palestinian self-determination". "Mr. Barghouti declined to offer a defense at his trial and refused to recognize the Israeli court's jurisdiction and legitimacy", the editors note read.

Author: 0 Pope Francis condemns attack on a convoy in Syria

Hundreds of police and security forces stood guard. "Yesterday saw the latest vile attack on fleeing refugees, resulting in the death and injury of many", he continued. But Francis broke with that tradition, giving an off-the-cuff homily during Mass to try to answer what he described as a nagging question for many faithful: why are there so many tragedies and wars in the world if Jesus has risen from the dead, a belief Christians celebrate each Easter.

Author: 0 Why did USA really attack Syria?

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley , called on Moscow to stop protecting Assad and said the United States wants to work with Russian Federation toward a political solution for Syria. I have absolutely no doubt we did the right thing. "How do you know that?" he said. "We discussed the issue that as time goes by, and more and more evidence continues to be gathered, it is possible that the threshold necessary to charge individuals, including Bashar al-Assad, may be ...

Global Media Advani, Joshi, Uma Bharti to face trial in Babri Masjid case
Author: 0 Advani, Joshi, Uma Bharti to face trial in Babri Masjid case

The four party leaders are accused of making inflammatory speeches that incited thousands of their followers who had camped out in Ayodhya ahead of the attack on the mosque. "We will present evidence before the trial court, where it will be examined and cross-examined", he said. Senior lawyer and convener of the Babri Masjid Action Committee (BMAC), Jafarayeb Jilani said, "We are happy with the SC order and we had waited long for such directives".

Global Media South Korea Tells Trump It's Actually Never Been a Part of China
Author: 0 South Korea Tells Trump It's Actually Never Been a Part of China

And the first wartime use of the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the USA arsenal to destroy a complex of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State militants in Afghanistan reinforced that signal. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to preside over a Security Council meeting next week on North Korea. But it remains unclear what might come next.

Global Media Facebook killer's mother says he 'snapped'
Author: 0 Facebook killer's mother says he 'snapped'

Cleveland and Pennsylvania State Police are trying to figure out where Stephens went following the killing and how he managed to elude law enforcement for almost two days. "When they said he was dead, it was fine with me", Jones told WSFA. Almost two days after Steve Stephens fatally shot Godwin in cold blood, two of his daughters met with Joy Lane for the first time.

Author: 0 Iraq Accuses ISIS of Launching Gas Attacks in Mosul

According to Allawi, even after its defeat in Mosul ISIS will continue its activities. OCHA statement came as fierce battles are underway to drive out the extremist IS militants from the western side of Mosul , including the densely-populated old city center with its old houses at the maze-like narrow allies.

Author: 0 Nuclear war 'always' a concern with North Korea

On Saturday North Korea carried out a missile launch which the Pentagon said failed, blowing up nearly immediately. Tensions between Pyongyang and Washington have soared in recent weeks as a series of North Korean missile tests have prompted ever-more severe warnings from Trump's administration.

Global Media Nicola Sturgeon statement at Westminster on the General Election
Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon statement at Westminster on the General Election

From my work with constituents whose lives and health are being wrecked by Tory austerity I know first-hand how important it is that we protect vulnerable people in our society from an increasingly hard-line Tory Government. Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon would probably not find much in common about their life stories, nor in their visions of the future and the kind of country we should aspire to, but they have more in common than they would admit.

Author: 0 Serena Williams announces pregnancy

Serena Williams intends to return to tennis in 2018 after her pregnancy was confirmed late on Wednesday night. If Williams is 20 weeks pregnant and gives birth after a full term, she would have her child in early September during the fourth major, the US Open in NY.

Global Media Trump Nominates Scott Brown As US Ambassador To New Zealand
Author: 0 Trump Nominates Scott Brown As US Ambassador To New Zealand

Brown had perviously sought the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs, a job that went to David Shulkin instead. "He is going to obviously take my application, interest under consideration". A version of the legislation passed anyway, and Brown later lost his seat in 2012 to current Sen. Scott Brown may soon be headed to other side of the world.

Author: 0 Donald Trump congratulates Erdogan after Turkey referendum win

The "Yes" camp won 51.41 percent in Sunday's referendum . The chairman of Turkey's main opposition party said he had lost faith in the country's justice system, as his party appealed to the central election authority on Tuesday to annul the government's narrow win in last weekend's constitutional referendum.

Global Media March against South African president continues Wednesday
Author: 0 March against South African president continues Wednesday

Zuma's office said the president would take part in his 75th birthday celebrations on Wednesday at a public venue in the township of Soweto, near the commercial hub of Johannesburg . As the political landscape continued to fracture, the SA Communist Party in Gauteng broke with the organisation's sentiments about Zuma's leadership, saying it would not be throwing its weight behind the march, as the EFF and DA were "bourgeois".

Global Media US 'Surprised' by Volleyball Game at North Korea Nuclear Site
Author: 0 US 'Surprised' by Volleyball Game at North Korea Nuclear Site

North Korea says it has already conducted five successful nuclear tests - in 2006, 2009, 2013 and in January and September 2016. Although the planes returned empty-handed this time , many experts, including South Korea's own foreign ministry, have long believed there is a high possibility the regime could conduct its sixth nuclear test in April.

Author: 0 Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site

The second is that North Korea-knowing that analysts are watching-are trying to trick those analysts into thinking that the site is on standby. But analysts watching the Punggye-ri nuclear test site via satellite spotted a more vigorous type of activity: volleyball, being played in at least three parts of the facility.