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Author: 0 After attack, France looks toward weekend presidential vote

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack through Amaq, a news agency associated with the terrorist group. Several French presidential candidates canceled campaign events and some declared war on terrorism Friday amid heightened security concerns a day after a gunman fatally shot a police officer on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.

Author: 0 Selfless Warburton ready for his toughest task

Seems a lot was given to performing away from home in 6N. Gatland, who is on sabbatical from his regular job in charge of Wales, was said to be furious that the tour broadcasters Sky had incorrectly announced Wales centre Jamie Roberts would be in the squad, even while the coaches' final selection meeting was in progress on Tuesday afternoon.

Global Media President Trump Talks Tough on Iran in Meeting with Italian PM
Author: 0 President Trump Talks Tough on Iran in Meeting with Italian PM

The deal , reached in 2015 between major powers and Iran, swaps sanctions relief for a rollback of Iran's nuclear program. The European Union's foreign policy chief, Frederica Mogherini, said last month after meetings with senior Trump administration officials she was reassured in the talks that the U.S.

Global Media Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings
Author: 0 Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

This will be followed by a conference in Brussels for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). After weeks of making no effort to contact the Vatican to set up a sideline meeting between Pope Francis and Donald Trump at the upcoming G-7 meeting in Sicily next month, Sean Spicer suddenly announced yesterday that they would request the meeting after all.

Author: 0 Babri Masjid demolition case: Arun Jaitley rules out Uma Bharti's resignation

The court said that there would be no de-novo trial and the trial court judge would not be transferred till trial was over. "This does not make us convicts", state BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi told news agency PTI here hours after the Supreme Court restored the criminal conspiracy charges against the senior BJP leaders.

Global Media 104 men busted trying to 'purchase prostituted children': Cops
Author: 0 104 men busted trying to 'purchase prostituted children': Cops

An undercover officer would engage with men looking to buy sex online, and then tell them that she was underage. Troung says when someone inquired about the ads, officers would indicate they had children available as well. Four cases went to trial with three of those men being found guilty, and one being acquitted. "So that was a big concern for us which really led us to the genesis of how we were going to try and combat child sex trafficking", he said, adding there were more underage ...

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn's first general election speech will attack 'cosy cartel'
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn's first general election speech will attack 'cosy cartel'

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's spokesman said there would be no delay to negotiations, which the Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier has previously said would start in early June. Elmar Brok, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrats, told Germany's ARD television Wednesday that May could derive from a new, stronger mandate an "ability to compromise".

Global Media Terrorism returns to Paris in Champs-Elysees attack
Author: 0 Terrorism returns to Paris in Champs-Elysees attack

Two other officers were seriously wounded in the attack in the popular tourist area in central Paris. Three leading presidential candidates, François Fillon, Emmanuel Macron and Le Pen, canceled their campaign events after the incident. the potential help that he may have benefited from, ' Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins told a news conference on Friday. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who has been campaigning on a hard-line anti-immigration platform, said on Friday that France ...

Global Media Fox News announces Bill O'Reilly's departure, citing sexual harassment allegations
Author: 0 Fox News announces Bill O'Reilly's departure, citing sexual harassment allegations

In light of this, one would think that Fox News anchors would be on high alert to stay away from anything that would bridge this topic in any way, shape or form. However, things aren't quite back to normal on Thursday as a slew of protestors still lingered in front of Fox in NY. "The corporate culture there obviously has to change ", the former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate said.

Author: 0 US VP in whirlwind weekend visit to Sydney

But Pence also used the visit as an opportunity to send other, more specific supporting messages as well. But it is unlikely to be enough to assuage fears that the Trump administration is anti-Islam. Trump has said the trade abuse probe will crack down on "foreign importers that cheat". "As the second and third largest democracies in the world, our two countries share many common values - including freedom, the rule of law, human rights, and religious diversity", he said.

Author: 0 Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

Their demands include more contact with relatives and an end to Israel's practice of detentions without trial, an activist said. "Marwan Barghouti is a Palestinian leader and parliamentarian", reads the author description underneath the article "Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel's Prisons".

Author: 0 Paris gunman's criminal past in focus as police hunt second suspect

A gunman wielding a machine gun leapt out of a auto and opened fire on the Champs-Elysees, Paris's most famous boulevard, as candidates were engaging in their final TV debate ahead of Sunday's vote. She criticised outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande as "notoriously feeble" and said France was "worn out by inaction". Police and soldiers sealed off the area, ordering tourists back into their hotels and blocking people from approaching the scene.

Global Media Iraq officials: 26 hostages, including Qatari royals, freed
Author: 0 Iraq officials: 26 hostages, including Qatari royals, freed

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media. Their abduction in territory dominated by militias aligned with neighboring Shi'ite power Iran led to long negotiations among Qatar , Iran and the Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah, according to an Arab diplomat in Doha.

Global Media Russian Federation relationship may be at an all-time low: Donald Trump
Author: 0 Russian Federation relationship may be at an all-time low: Donald Trump

We're a very, very strong country. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at Friday's trilateral meeting in Moscow , denounced last week's USA attack on Syria and warned that any further such action would entail "grave consequences not only for regional but global security".

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn rules out Labour 'progressive alliance' with SNP

The opposition Labour Party and Liberal Democrats welcomed the chance to put their policies to voters, though the Scottish National Party called the election a cynical political ploy. But as she spoke Mr Corbyn explicitly ruled out any post-election coalition with the SNP, insisting that he would not do a deal with Nicola Sturgeon's party to forge a so-called "progressive alliance", as hers was not a progressive party.

Global Media Nigerian pastor to remain in jail
Author: 0 Nigerian pastor to remain in jail

South Africa's branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for due course to be followed in the case of a Nigerian pastor who was arrested on Thursday in the country . The Hawks have confirmed the rape accused pastor is also facing charges of human trafficking. "You will not arrest him here without a warrant", Price is heard yelling after police rushed to make the arrest.

Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with quiet day, gun salutes

The monarch has given herself the day off from formal engagements and will mark the milestone privately at her home near London , where royal gun salutes will mark the day later on Friday. While the Queen can travel freely between countries, she can also drive across her own country without ID either. Also on a day trip was 13-year-old Alexia Barnes with her sister Lauren, nine and mum Pippa.

Global Media Euro, stocks gain ahead of French election; Treasuries slip
Author: 0 Euro, stocks gain ahead of French election; Treasuries slip

The centrist, Emmanuel Macron, and the far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, are seen as frontrunners to progress to the second round. The far-right's Marine Le Pen and the left-wing Jean-Luc Melenchon hope for an electoral electro-shock by surfing to power on voter disgust with politics as usual.

Global Media During Visit to Asia, Pence Warns North Korea and Reassures Japan
Author: 0 During Visit to Asia, Pence Warns North Korea and Reassures Japan

Washington has not ruled out a military strike to disable the North Korean programme, but USA officials are for now focused on working with China to bring diplomatic pressure to bear. In remarks made from the State Department treaty room, Tillerson seemed to temper recently heated rhetoric about military confrontation with North Korea.

Author: 0 VP Pence aims to reassure Australia after tense Trump call

The Rasmussen poll also shows that 63 percent of likely US voters believe Pence can handle being president, but 32 percent say otherwise. Pence arrived at the presidential palace in Jakarta for talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo to a colorful official welcome by hundreds of schoolchildren in regional dress.

Author: 0 Trump just confused North Korea's current leader with his dad (and grandfather)

In Japan, Vice President Pence said the USA will be reaching out to North Korea's neighbors to help shut down Kim Jong Un's missile and nuclear development programs. China supports the statement, but Russian Federation on Wednesday (19 April) has raised objections. Pence, whose visit started in South Korea the day after the failed launch by North Korea of what analysts said could have been a new missile, said the threat from the isolated regime was growing.

Global Media Controversial Florida prosecutors receives noose in the mail
Author: 0 Controversial Florida prosecutors receives noose in the mail

Ayala is challenging Scott's authority to do that before the Florida Supreme Court. Ayala announced last month she would not seek the death penalty in the Markeith Loyd Case or any other cases received by her office and was subsequently taken off of the Loyd case and nearly two dozen other murder cases by Governor Rick Scott.

Global Media CP says Ontario will levy 15% tax on foreign home buyers
Author: 0 CP says Ontario will levy 15% tax on foreign home buyers

The foreign-buyer tax would be effective in all markets within Greater Golden Horseshoe, which is bounded by Peterborough to the east, the Niagara region to the south, Waterloo to the west and Orillia to the north. Mayor Lisa Helps said the non-resident tax should not be seen as anti-immigrant or racist but rather as a "speculative tax". Yet the Wynne Liberals talk of municipal vacancy taxes and the belief they know how quickly elevators can be repaired.

Author: 0 Canadian PM Responds to Trump's Criticism of Dairy Industry

Trump said this week he would make "some very big changes" to the NAFTA treaty with Canada and Mexico or "we are going to get rid of NAFTA for once and for all". And our farmers in Wisconsin and New York State are being put out of business, our dairy farmers. That prompted Canadian farmers from a variety of provinces to lobby for the creation of a new classification of milk product that could be priced competitively with American imports.

Author: 0 UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

MPs voted overnight by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, easily surpassing the two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commons needed to trigger an early vote. Theresa May has won overwhelming support from the House of Commons, clearing the path for a general election on June 8. She told The Sun she chose to reverse earlier pledges not to go to the country early because she wanted to be able to go into Brexit negotiations with the "backing of the British ...

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly ousted from Fox News amid harassment allegations

As a result, advertisers removed their spots from his program, The O'Reilly Factor, the network's flagship show for almost 20 years, which has the highest ratings in cable news. Are there any real proofs of O'Reilly's sexual harassment issues? He pushed a populist, conservative-leaning point of view born from growing up on Long Island, and was quick to shout down those who disagreed with him.

Global Media Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye slapped with bribing charges
Author: 0 Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye slapped with bribing charges

The multiple charges for extortion, bribery, abuse of power and the leak of state secrets, mean that the disgraced president, 65, who was impeached in March, will now face the further public humiliation of a criminal trial. Park is also charged with taking bribes worth about 29.8 billion won from Samsung scion Lee in exchange for supporting his succession, according to the prosecutors' statement.

Author: 0 VP Pence arrives in Australia, last stop in Asia

Pence said that the USA and UK Chambers of Commerce and Industry would not only strengthen economic ties with Indonesia but also with a number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Details of an acrimonious phone call between the pair soon after Trump took office made headlines around the world. President Trump has since committed to honouring the deal which will see asylum seekers from Manus Island and Nauru resettled in the United States.

Global Media Protesters Killed as Venezuelan Outrage Grows over Failed Socialism
Author: 0 Protesters Killed as Venezuelan Outrage Grows over Failed Socialism

A Venezuelan army serviceman was killed in the clashes in the municipality of Los Salias in the state of Miranda. There was no immediate reaction from Washington or Venezuela's government. "We'll see who tires out first". The young Venezuelan man was fatally shot when he was returning home late from work Thursday and got caught in the middle of late-night street clashes.

Global Media Trump tells Kim Jong-Un: Behave
Author: 0 Trump tells Kim Jong-Un: Behave

Earlier on Tuesday, US Vice President Mike Pence said during a joint press conference with Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso that the United States will continue to work with its allies to address the gravest threat to the region emanating from North Korea.

Global Media Pence Talks Trade in Japan
Author: 0 Pence Talks Trade in Japan

Pence heads for Indonesia later on Wednesday. Imports of United States cars rose 22 percent to 60,099 units, it said . The DPRK has conducted multiple missile tests and two nuclear tests in the past 18 months, with the United States' recent deployment of an aircraft carrier unit to the region after holding large-scale "war games" near the peninsula also stoking concerns.

Author: 0 Trump talks immigration, ISIS alongside Italian prime minister

This came immediately after Gentiloni said that the United States' role in Libya is "critical". "We have a role everywhere". President Trump is unlikely to welcome such plans after stating that the priority was getting rid of ISIS and "we'll be able to go back home and rebuild our country".

Global Media US 'Mother of All Bombs' Killed 36 ISIS Militants, Afghanistan Says
Author: 0 US 'Mother of All Bombs' Killed 36 ISIS Militants, Afghanistan Says

The death toll of Islamic State (IS) militants killed when the U.S. military dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb or the "mother of all bombs" in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province has risen to 94, a Kabul official said on Saturday. "This is the right munition to reduce these obstacles and maintain the momentum of our offensive against ISIS-K", US General John Nicholson said in a statement after the bombing.

Author: 0 Moallem: US Aggression on Syria Breach of International Law

Russian Federation said no to cooperation with the UN's independent investigation. On Thursday, April 6, President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike on a Syrian government airbase. "But with its veto, Russian Federation said no to accountability". Russian Federation on Wednesday vetoed a draft resolution submitted to the UN Security Council which demands that Damascus grant full access to UN inspectors at any military site in Syria, under the threat of military action.

Global Media North Korea mock-up video shows missiles blowing up the United States
Author: 0 North Korea mock-up video shows missiles blowing up the United States

Top envoys from the United States, South Korea and Japan on North Korea are due to meet the same day, South Korea's foreign ministry said, to "discuss plans to rein in North Korea's additional high-strength provocations, to maximize pressure on the North, and to ensure China's constructive role in resolving the North Korea nuclear issue".

Global Media Buoyant French economy ahead of election a boon to eurozone
Author: 0 Buoyant French economy ahead of election a boon to eurozone

Germany's gross domestic product grew by 1.9 percent last year, the strongest rate in five years, helped by a vibrant domestic economy whereas net trade was a drag to overall growth. Opinion polls show a tight race, with centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen widely expected to emerge as the front two. -Euro-Zone composite, services and manufacturing PMI data at 72-month high .

Author: 0 Labour MP says her party is not trying to win election

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said that broadcasters should hold debates anyway, with an empty chair in May's place. With May seen winning a new five-year mandate and boosting her majority in parliament by perhaps 100 seats, the pound held close to six-and-a-half month highs on hopes she may be able to clinch a smoother, more phased departure from the European Union and minimise damage to the United Kingdom economy.

Global Media IS: We carried out deadly Champs Elysees attack
Author: 0 IS: We carried out deadly Champs Elysees attack

Interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said it was too early to say what the motive for the attack was, but that it was clear the police officers had been deliberately targeted. According to France24, the attack targeted a police auto that was waiting at a red light near the Franklin Roosevelt metro station. A prosecutor said his identity had been been verified and police said at least one location in the eastern Paris suburbs was being searched.

Author: 0 Labour Party's Corbyn sets election tone, targets British establishment

We respect and accept the result of the referendum but there still has to be an economic relationship with Europe". "It is only with the Conservatives that you get the strong and stable leadership that this country needs to see us through Brexit and beyond", Mrs May said.

Author: 0 United Nations says closely monitoring mass hunger strike in Israeli jails

Meanwhile on Tuesday, Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan vowed not to negotiate with Palestinian hunger strikers, saying that Barghouti had been moved to another prison and placed in solitary confinement. " Gaza , ( Thousands of Palestinians took to the street on Tuesday to celeb rate the Palestinian prisoners" day across the occupied Palestinian territories.

Author: 0 US identifies, charges Israeli teen accused of Jewish threats

Eighteen-year-old Michael Ron David Kadar, who holds dual Israeli and U.S. citizenship, was arrested in Israel last month but police were still trying to determine his motive at the time. On Jan. 5, Kadar called Tampa JCC Preschool North and said he had three handguns and was coming to the school to kill children, the complaint said.

Global Media BC election debate: Key moments on Day 10 of the campaign
Author: 0 BC election debate: Key moments on Day 10 of the campaign

British Columbia Liberal Leader Christy Clark says the United States lumber industry is "driven by greed", and she is the candidate who can lead the province to a softwood agreement with American producers. Eliminating tolls on the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges in the Lower Mainland would be financed by draining what Horgan calls the BC Liberals' "LNG fantasy fund", established in last year's budget.

Global Media Champs-Elysees gunman was detained in February for threatening police
Author: 0 Champs-Elysees gunman was detained in February for threatening police

The attacker opened fire on a police van on the avenue before being killed. He was identified as Karim Cheurfi, 39, a Paris resident, according to a representative of the Paris prosecutor's office. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen , who campaigns against immigration and Islamic fundamentalism, took to Twitter to offer her sympathy for law enforcement officers "once again targeted".

Global Media Late-night clashes claim 9th victim of Venezuelan unrest
Author: 0 Late-night clashes claim 9th victim of Venezuelan unrest

On Thursday, leaders of the opposition announced they will continue their protests on the streets of Caracas to force the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro. This past week, the country has been racked by massive protests that were met with force by Venezuelan security forces. "We didn't expropriate!" Venezuela's economic minister, Ramon Lobo, tweeted Thursday night, sharing photos of a meeting with GM workers at the plant.

Author: 0 US, Iran Trade Barbs Over 2015 Nuclear Deal

The diplomat said the intensified language is also a shot across the bow by the United States to Iran to warn: "Just because North Korea is misbehaving, it doesn't mean we aren't still watching you". "The new USA administration tries to mask its own domestic problems and illegitimacy by accusing Iran of sponsoring terrorism or nuclear noncompliance from time to time".

Global Media Kulbhushan Jadhav: In fog of facts - Nepal arrest, Army vs Nawaz
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav: In fog of facts - Nepal arrest, Army vs Nawaz

Rejecting India's stand that Jadhav's execution would be "pre-meditated murder", the Defence Minister asserted that due process of law had been followed in the case. Pakistan may also be trying to tell the global community that India is interfering in its internal affairs, in response to India's evidence on Islamabad's promotion of terrorist activities in this side of the border.