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Author: 0 Wider cracks appear in AIADMK over Sasikala, Dinakaran's ouster

This comes amid reports of a possibility of a merger between the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O Panneerselvam faction and Dinakaran led Sasikala faction. Five years later, Dinakaran was back in the fold after Jayalalithaa's death, shadowing his aunt as she stood next to her mentor's body lying in state.

Global Media Giraffe cam with April, baby to end Friday
Author: 0 Giraffe cam with April, baby to end Friday

We would like to thank the millions of supporters that have made this journey fun , engaging and magical for so many throughout the world. After more than two months of waiting, the baby reticulated giraffe was born Saturday. A livestreamed video of a pregnant giraffe that has enthralled millions of YouTube viewers since February is coming to an end. April the Giraffe's new calf still needs a name.

Global Media Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election
Author: 0 Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

Jones noted yesterday's terror attack in Paris and said Le Pen is the only one responding, proposing that suspected terrorists be expelled from the country. "If either Le Pen or Melenchon were to become the next president, there could be a big reaction in the markets", analysts at Capital Economics said in a note to investors.

Author: 0 Trump Orders Review of Visa Programme to Boost Hiring of Americans

On Tuesday President Trump signed an executive order meant to reform certain work visa programs in an effort to bolster jobs for Americans. Critics say the programme has been hijacked by staffing companies that use the visas to import foreigners who will work for less than Americans.

Author: 0 Russia, US in spat over United Nations condemnation of N. Korea

However, the UN Security Council and the Secretariat have failed to respond to their demand to date. North Korea's failed test of a ballistic missile Sunday came the day after a major military parade in celebration of the birth anniversary of the country's founder, Kim Il Sung.

Author: 0 Beijing Pushes Back On Trump's North Korea Rhetoric

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council on Thursday condemned North Korea's latest missile test and demanded Pyongyang not conduct any more nuclear tests in a statement that was delayed as the United States and Russian Federation sparred over its language.

Author: 0 French far-right presidential candidate Le Pen is 'strongest on borders'

Trump offered condolences to France and called the attack "a bad thing" during a joint news conference Thursday with the Italian prime minister at the White House. He suggested he was merely putting on his political prognosticator hat. "The main message I have is to wish you all the best in the coming days". Except he is.

Global Media Champs Elysees attack overshadows last campaign day in France
Author: 0 Champs Elysees attack overshadows last campaign day in France

The odds are against both making it through to the second round. "Islamism is a monstrous totalitarian ideology that has declared war on our nation, on reason, on civilisation", the Front National leader said in Paris . With a record number of voters still undecided, analysts say the shooting could play into the narrative pushed by the far-right. Either candidate will be expected to beat Le Pen in the second round.

Global Media Pro-IS note said to be found near Paris gunman
Author: 0 Pro-IS note said to be found near Paris gunman

French officials said gunman Karim Cheurfi , who was shot dead, was a troubled 39-year old. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack and gave a pseudonym for the shooter, Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki, indicating he was Belgian or had lived in Belgium.

Author: 0 KeyCorp (KEY) Beats on Q1 Earnings & Revenue Estimates

In related news, Director Ruth Ann M. Gillis acquired 4,800 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 8th. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 18,653,152 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $227,009,000 after buying an additional 4,643,902 shares during the period.

Author: 0 UK MPs back Theresa May's call for election

In contrast, nearly all the MPs in May's Conservatives party (325 out of 330) voted for the early election. At present, May's governing Conservatives have a small majority, with 330 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons. 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 Who is the McDonald's employee credited with stalling Steve Stephens?
Author: 0 Who is the McDonald's employee credited with stalling Steve Stephens?

A McDonald's worker tipped off police to the whereabouts of Steve Stephens, the man accused of murdering 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr . and posting a video of the crime on Facebook. Godwin's sister said she feels, "Angry sometimes", over Robert's death and that she was hoping Stephens would be brought to justice. Nearly 400 tips were called in, Williams said, emphasizing the important role the public played in helping to locate Stephens.

Global Media Attack on Russia's FSB killed two, injured one
Author: 0 Attack on Russia's FSB killed two, injured one

Another visitor, also said to be in the reception area, was injured in the shooting. An intelligence official was killed on Friday when a gunman opened fire in an office branch of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) office. The attack is unusual, considering most jihadist attacks on Russian security personnel occur in the country's North Caucasus. One FSB officer and a civilian were killed, while another visitor suffered gunshot wounds.

Global Media South Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration
Author: 0 South Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration

The vice president met Japanese officials, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and reassured them of the U.S. commitment in the face of possible threats posed by North Korea . "The U.S. wanted to get the message out". The Trump administration is focusing its 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.

Author: 0 U.K. Elections - Impact On British Pound

The next major step is the dissolution of parliament, which must take place on the 25th working day before any vote, which in this instance is 3 May. Respondents were also asked about the leadership qualities of the Prime Minister and her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn, with May preferred as "best prime minister" by 54 per cent to 15 per cent.

Author: 0 Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain

Investigators found three handwritten notes next to a Bible in his cell, according to the statement , which did not detail the contents of the notes. Baez said the family will be seeking an independent autopsy. In them, he asked his loved ones not to shed tears but did not give a reason why he committed suicide.

Global Media Egypt's cabinet approves three-month emergency
Author: 0 Egypt's cabinet approves three-month emergency

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has declared three days of nationwide mourning following the two deadly bombings targeting Coptic Christian churches in Egypt during Palm Sunday. Caskets marked with the word "martyr" were brought into the Mar Amina church in Alexandra as mourners carried flowers in a procession to the beat of snare drums.

Global Media Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005
Author: 0 Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005

Judge Wendell Griffen's decision was vacated Monday by the Arkansas Supreme Court, as we reported. The legal delays in the executions frustrated Gov. The state originally set four double executions over an 11-day period in April. According to Fresenius' July letter, use of its drugs in executions could result in stricter regulations from the European Union, which bans the export of drugs used in lethal injections.

Author: 0 Where is the USS Carl Vinson carrier?

The pilot of a strike fighter on final approach to the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson safely ejected in the Celebes Sea early Friday morning and was recovered, Navy officials said. North Korea, never one to be outdone in tough talk, accused the USA of bringing war to Korea and vowed to respond with nuclear attacks at U.S. military bases in South Korea and Japan.

Global Media 10-year-old with autism arrested at Florida school
Author: 0 10-year-old with autism arrested at Florida school

The child was taken to a facility in Fort Pierce - located in neighboring St. Lucie County - and held overnight, appearing before a judge on Thursday morning before being released to his mother. Then, on October 27, John Benjamin kicked, scratched, and punched his assistant, after being told to go to timeout. The sheriff's office told Global News the reason the arrest happened several months after the incident is because the school employee made a decision to press charges.

Author: 0 Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers back June 8 election

She said holding an election in June, rather than as scheduled in 2020, will give the country " certainty and stability " as it negotiates its departure from the EU. It was her first face-to-face clash with her main rival for power, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, since she stunned the country by calling for a snap election today.

Author: 0 Rep. Gabbard: Syria missile strike 'illegal and unconstitutional'

Other world leaders praised the United States strikes and urged Mr Putin to hold urgent talks with Mr Trump to prevent the crisis escalating. Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven main industrialised countries are meeting in the Italian town of Lucca later on Monday before US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson flies to Moscow on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Pence Stares Down North Korean Troops

Meanwhile, US vice president Mike Pence warned North Korea not to test the resolve of America's military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons. The North conducted two nuclear tests and 24 ballistic missile tests last year, defying six UN Security Council sanctions resolutions banning any testing, and it has launched more missiles this year including a failed attempt at the weekend.

Author: 0 Berkeley Protesters Wage Mother of All Dumpster Battles

More than a dozen people were arrested after fistfights broke out at a park where supporters and opponents of President Trump had gathered. In early March , 10 people were arrested when pro- and anti-Trump groups fought in Berkeley. "I don't agree with everything Trump says, but I don't agree with violence". Video footage from a March 4 demonstration in Berkeley where the same groups clashed led to the arrest of Kyle Chapman , Berkeley Police said.

Author: 0 25 years for ex-Saint's killer in 'profoundly sad' case

In a 10-2 vote, the jury convicted Hayes on the lesser offenses of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter. In addition to the 25-year manslaughter sentence, with no possibility of parole, Buras sentenced Hayes to 15 years for attempted manslaughter in the shooting of Smith's wife.

Author: 0 Campus announces new date for conservative pundit Coulter

And in February, protesters smashed campus windows, set fires and hurled firebombs at police, forcing the cancellation of a speech by right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos , who was also invited by the College Republicans. At a news conference in Haas Paviliion, officials made clear that their concerns over Coulter's appearance were entirely about the safety of the campus community, not the views of the outspoken pundit.

Global Media Paris shooting: Gunman was 'focus of anti-terror' probe
Author: 0 Paris shooting: Gunman was 'focus of anti-terror' probe

One police officer was killed and two seriously injured in the shooting on the central boulevard of Champs Elysees in central Paris on Thursday evening. In Thursday's attack, French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said on BFM television that a man came out of a auto and opened fire on a police vehicle.

Author: 0 Protesters Step Up Calls For Trump To Release His Tax Returns

But a poll from the Pew Research Center in January found that more than two-thirds of all Americans believe the president has an obligation to release his tax returns. "As far as I'm aware the President says he's still under audit", Cotton said as constituents loudly booed him and several raised their red flags showing disapproval.

Global Media China left as observer as tensions rise on Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 China left as observer as tensions rise on Korean Peninsula

He added that the USA wants to see "North Korea abandon its reckless path of the development of nuclear weapons, and also its continual use and testing of ballistic missiles is unacceptable". It test-fired a missile on Sunday that exploded within seconds of launch, following a grand military parade on Saturday. In the same press conference, spokesman Lu Kang praised recent U.S.

Author: 0 Thousands of migrants rescued from Mediterranean in three days

More than 1,400 of those rescued were saved by European border and coast guard agency Frontex , which said it was involved in 13 search-and-rescue operations over Easter weekend. We agree. Where are @Frontex boats in a day like this? Some 97 migrants are missing in that incident. We are where we're needed, what's the #EU doing meanwhile? The Italian coast guard told Efe news that some 1,200 people arrived in the Sicilian port of Messina, and that sea conditions were rough.

Author: 0 It is time for Beijing to be serious about sanctions

North Korea's failed missile test on Sunday provides an opportunity for the United States to press for more stringent sanctions and for China to demonstrate its willingness to curb Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. "We have said it as clearly as we can possibly say it: The ball is in their court". The WC-135 of the U.S. Air Force has been on standby for any mission since it arrived at Kadena Air Base on Okinawa, Japan on April 7.

Global Media North Korea on
Author: 0 North Korea on "Maximum Alert"

North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador Kim In Ryong said during a news conference that the US was turning the Korean Peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot" and creating "a unsafe distuation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment".

Author: 0 EUR/USD drops as final French polls continue showing a tight race

Le Pen, who said on Friday that the fight against terrorism "must" be France's "absolute priority" and has advocated for strict immigration control, has been steadily rising in French polls as her center-right opponent, Francois Fillon, battles corruption charges.

Author: 0 Georgia run-off sets test for Trump, and Democrats

An Ossoff win would not tip the balance of power in Washington but could weaken the already shaky hold Trump has on his fellow Republicans by encouraging lawmakers to distance themselves from him. Now that she's made the runoff, it's unclear how Handel will handle Trump. He also raised more than $8 million from party donors keen to send a message to Trump and the Republican Party at large ahead of the 2018 midterm elections - which will take place if Trump's approval rating continues to go ...

Global Media United States reverses itself on status of deported Mexican
Author: 0 United States reverses itself on status of deported Mexican

However, the agency also said Montes acknowledged under oath that he left and then re-entered the country illegally on February 19, forcing him to lose status because it was an admission that he left without required permission. Court documents note that the status of DACA recipients is terminated if the individual leaves the USA without receiving official permission. Juan Manuel Montes , the dreamer in question , is a participant in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , to which ...

Global Media Trade, Security Matters Key Issues for Trump, Italian Leader
Author: 0 Trade, Security Matters Key Issues for Trump, Italian Leader

Standing beside Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at a White House news conference, Trump praised Italy's contributions to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and commended its efforts toward seeking stability in Libya. The President again weighed in on the attack Friday morning, tweeting, "Another terrorist attack in Paris". "I love the question you asked the prime minister".

Author: 0 Israeli military officials: U.S. gave 2-hour warning before striking Syria

Assad insists his regime handed over all chemical weapons stockpiles in 2013, under a deal brokered by the regime's key ally, Russia, to avoid threatened USA military action. It also called for investigators to visit the Shayrat airbase - bombed by the United States after the attack - to "verify allegations concerning the storage of chemical weapons" there.

Author: 0 More than 1 000 Palestinian prisoners begin hunger strike

Among them are detained leaders, legislator Marwan Barghouthi, and Karim Younis, who were transferred from solitary confinement in Hadarim to solitary confinement in al-Jalama prison. Barghouti is one of the best-known among thousands of Palestinians jailed for charges ranging from stone-throwing and membership in terror groups, to attacks that wounded or killed Israelis.

Global Media France's Macron has call with Obama ahead of election
Author: 0 France's Macron has call with Obama ahead of election

The shooting has not officially been declared a terrorist act but anti-terrorist forces are leading the investigation, French President Francois Hollande said . president has applauded. "The perpetrator was flagged for radicalization", Thooris, a Member of the Central Board of Le Pen's National Front party and head of the Association for Patriots of Jewish Faith, wrote on Facebook .

Global Media Home NFL 2017 NFL regular season schedule release
Author: 0 Home NFL 2017 NFL regular season schedule release

New England, as champions do these days, will host the season-opening game. The Pats will also play at Tampa Bay on Thursday, Oct. 5 and at Denver on Sunday night, November 12. The Falcons will have their chance at revenge after the biggest collapse (or the greatest comeback?) in Super Bowl history, but it will be tough for them to pull it off in Foxboro against a Patriots team that will likely be in their typical mid-season form.

Global Media Group led by Yashwant Sinha calls for J&K peace, talks
Author: 0 Group led by Yashwant Sinha calls for J&K peace, talks

Sources said that the BJP leader also reviewed the arrangements for the BJP national president Amit Shah's two-day visit to Jammu scheduled for April 29. The meeting assumes significance as the BJP is a coalition partner of the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir. "Or it is a war declared to satiate the sanguine electoral interests of a particular political party in the country", PDP's Education Minister Syed Mohd Altaf Bukhari questioned.

Global Media Iraqi parliament hails Yes win in Turkey referendum
Author: 0 Iraqi parliament hails Yes win in Turkey referendum

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday a critical report by European observers on the referendum contained several mistakes which he believed were deliberate. Sancar went on to state that the electoral board's last-minute decision to allow unstamped ballots had prevented proper record-keeping to occur, meaning it was now impossible to determine how many invalid or make votes may have been counted.

Global Media No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya
Author: 0 No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

When the gay men show up at someone's apartment for a secret meet-up, they are accosted by the authorities who detain them for anywhere from a day to several weeks. Chechnya is a Muslim-majority country. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley on Monday said the U.S. Kadyrov, a leader in the Chechen independence movement who is now a close Putin ally, became president in 2007.

Author: 0 US Secretary of State Vows to Review Iran Policy

Trump as a presidential candidate vowed to rip up the deal or renegotiate it, but hasn't said since taking office exactly how he'll proceed. In a letter to U.S. In a letter notifying Congress of the 90-day interagency review, Tillerson said the White House was looking into whether the USA should break with the deal due to Iran's continued support of terrorism.

Author: 0 Opportunism knocked: Nicola Sturgeon attacks Theresa May's election U-turn

In the last couple of weeks, Labour has set out policies that offer a clear and credible choice for the country. "If tomorrow, the new United Kingdom government decides to change its position, it is possible to do", Tajani told The Guardian on Thursday, adding that "The final decision is for the 27 [EU] member states, but everybody will be in favour if the United Kingdom [decides to reverse article 50]".

Author: 0 Pence announces $10 bn in deals on Indonesia trip

It is widely expected by local media that his visit would help mend the relationship between the United States and Australia rocked by President Trump who cut short his first leaders call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in January.

Author: 0 Is Georgia election a sign of a Democratic comeback?

National Right to Life has endorsed Karen Handel (R) following the special election in Georgia's sixth congressional district to replace former Rep. Roberts pressed him further over how close Ossoff came to winning the election outright yesterday due to how close he came to 50%. Last week, a House race in Kansas became unexpectedly competitive, with the GOP nominee defeating a Democrat by just seven points in a district Republicans won by more than 30 points in November.

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