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Author: 0 France's far-right reaches across spectrum as runoff looms

In France, Macron took a big step towards the presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen. "It is good that Emmanuel Macron with his focus on strong European Union + social market economy has success". 'If she wins, it will obviously be an anti-Europe, protectionist, exclusionist line that wins and which could have troubling consequences for Europe and France, ' she added.

Author: 0 Britons to be hit by 'Australia first' working visa clampdown

Adopting a new "Australians first" approach to skilled migration, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that he will be abolishing the existing 457 visa programme, now used by temporary foreign workers to gain employment in the country.

Author: 0 Trump, Abe call on N. Korea to refrain from provocations

However he expressed hope "all parties will exercise restraint and avoid aggravating the situation" on the Korean Peninsula. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, after the phone call, told reporters he would "continue to maintain close contact with the USA, and maintain an advanced alert monitoring system".

Global Media North Korea detains third American
Author: 0 North Korea detains third American

An earlier report from South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported that Kim is a 50-something Korean-American. Like Kim, Warmbier was detained at the Pyongyang airport. According to South Korea's Yonhap news agency, Kim, who is in his late 50s, was involved in aid programmes and had been in North Korea to discuss relief activities.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly cut from Fox News

The " Late Show " host, who largely based his " Colbert Report " conservative pundit persona on the former Fox News anchor, kicked off Wednesday's show by devoting much of his opening monologue to the news of O'Reilly's ouster from Fox News amid sexual harassment allegations.

Author: 0 Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban base attack

Ten gunmen in soldiers' uniforms, armed with suicide vests, entered the base in army trucks and opened fire on unarmed troops at close range. The assault, the deadliest-ever by the Taliban on a military base, underscores their growing strength more than 15 years after they were ousted from power.

Global Media Cincinnati teen killed during hammer throw at track meet
Author: 0 Cincinnati teen killed during hammer throw at track meet

The student was identified as Ethan Roser, according to Fox 32. "We know God's in control, and he works everything out even though it's beyond our comprehension". "It's really tough. This is where it happened and it's insane to see how life in a moment can go away", Max Schaafsma, one of Roser's friends, said, adding that he was a fun and encouraging person to be around.

Author: 0 North Korea detains 3rd U.S. citizen

The reason for his arrest was not immediately available. For the last several months, the detained American citizen, who is in his late 50s, has been involved in aid programs in North Korea. He was convicted of subversion in March after a court found that he had committed a crime "pursuant to the US government's hostile policy" toward North Korea and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor.

Global Media Korea threatens to sink U.S. aircraft carrier 'with a single strike'
Author: 0 Korea threatens to sink U.S. aircraft carrier 'with a single strike'

Pyongyang's rhetoric intensifies every spring, when the US and South Korea hold joint exercises it sees as rehearsals for an attack on the North. Tensions between the United States and North Korea continue to soar, with speculation that the USA could still attack North Korea at any moment, with the USS Carl Vinson and its carrier strike group expected to arrive in the vicinity in the next few days.

Global Media Carrier group heads for Korean waters as Trump calls leaders
Author: 0 Carrier group heads for Korean waters as Trump calls leaders

China's official broadcaster CCTV quoted Mr Xi as telling the USA president that his government strongly opposes North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, which is in violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions, and hoped "all parties" will avoid aggravating the situation'.

Author: 0 Tigers OF Jones says he's feeling OK after being hit in face

In three April starts, the 23-year-old lefty allowed six earned runs, walked eight batters and struck out 10 in 9 1/3 innings. Detroit Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos, right, goes through the celebration line after the Tigers defeated the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Minneapolis .

Global Media UKIP Leader Nuttall Gives Speech on Islam and Integration
Author: 0 UKIP Leader Nuttall Gives Speech on Islam and Integration

Shelina Zahra Janmohamed, author of the acclaimed Love in a Headscarf , said in a Facebook post , "If UKIP is preoccupied with what a handful of women are wearing and feel that is a priority to put into their manifesto then they are clearly a party that has nothing to say of any use".

Author: 0 Boris Johnson warning on Syria

Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Johnson said the defence was "absurd and mendacious" and described the premier as an "arch-terrorist" and "literally and metaphorically toxic". "We will not let efforts taken for the political regulation in the Syrian Arab Republic be undermined", Lavrov stressed. With the help of Russians and Iranians, and by dint of unrelenting savagery, he has not only recaptured Aleppo.

Global Media How Theresa May's Election Gamble Could Backfire
Author: 0 How Theresa May's Election Gamble Could Backfire

Had it had stayed on track for an election in 2020 it would have been risking fall-out from an exit on unfavourable terms in 2019. Yet, opinion polls have a way of becoming a nightmare. "Scotland knows there has always been a cost to voting Conservative - but the price of voting Tory at this election has never been higher". Gove also made a bid for Tory leadership previous year after David Cameron stepped down as prime minister following Britain narrowly voting for Britain to leave the ...

Author: 0 No waivers for Russian Federation sanctions, Treasury tells Exxon

It is unclear when Exxon applied for this waiver, whether it was before or after Tillerson was sworn in, and for which specific deal they asked sanctions to be waived. Exxon has said in regulatory filings that the sanctions could lead to losses of up to $1 billion. "Our 2015 application for a license under the provisions outlined in the USA sanctions was made to enable our company to meet its contractual obligations under a joint venture agreement in Russian Federation, where competitor ...

Author: 0 German soccer bomb suspect wanted to drive down share price

TRT World spoke to journalist David Charter who is following the story from Berlin. Prosecutors said the suspect had bought so-called put options on the team's shares on the day of the attack, April 11, just prior to a Champions League match against AS Monaco that was postponed one day.

Author: 0 First of Confederate monuments in New Orleans removed Monday

Pierre McGraw, president of the the Monumental Task Committee , said late Monday evening that any move to remove the four statues would tarnish Mayor Mitch Landrieu's reputation "for generations to come". Members of the Mayor's staff, protesters, and police were all on hand as workers began the removal process... "None of them owned slaves, none of them were fighting for slavery", he said.

Author: 0 At least 140 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army base

Afghanistan's president has declared a national day of mourning for scores of soldiers killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow soldiers. The heavily armed militants in two military vehicles stormed the base after passing several security gates under the guise of carrying wounded persons to the base hospital.

Author: 0 North Korea threatens to sink USA aircraft carrier

North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests, two of them past year, and is working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States. It has also threatened to lay waste to South Korea and Japan. "We've all come to hear their words repeatedly; their word has not proven honest", Mattis told a news conference in Tel Aviv, before the latest threat to the aircraft carrier.

Author: 0 Australia, New Zealand hit back at North Korea threat

Even Australia has received a warning from Pyongyang. North Korea threatened to launch a nuclear war on the USA if it is attacked, according to statements delivered in Pyongyang last week. Pence praised Turnbull for publicly calling on China to do more to pressure North Korea. On April 15, North Korea offered a fresh look at its advancing nuclear weapons and missiles program in a massive military parade in Pyongyang honoring late state founder Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of the current ...

Author: 0 Trump to speak with China's Xi, Japan's Abe on Sunday, official says

With tensions escalating between the USA and North Korea, the Pentagon has called for Pyongyang to avoid destabilising the situation further, officials said. The Rodong Sinmun newspaper of the Workers' Party of Korea said these moves are tantamount to declaring nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea is thought to be preparing to conduct further test-firings of missiles or a sixth nuclear test, possibly around the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army on ...

Global Media France votes in high-stakes presidential election
Author: 0 France votes in high-stakes presidential election

Fillon called on voters to beat the extreme-right and back Emmanuel Macron in the run-off. Along with Le Pen, Melenchon is one of the faces of French populism. The French residents chose from 11 candidates in the first round, but only two of them will make it to the second round on May 7, which will be held if nobody gets support of more than half of voters.

Author: 0 Grim warning on North Korea missile threat as Julie Bishop blasts regime

North Korea also detained a U.S. citizen as he tried to leave the capital Pyongyang. Yesterday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported that a U.S. A North Korean state-run newspaper has responded by saying that they are ready to strike and sink any carrier in the continental U.S. and Asia Pacific Region.

Author: 0 Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack

Although the government insists about 100 were killed or wounded, other sources put the toll at more than 140 dead. In a letter to Afghan president Ashraf Ghani, the details of which were released on Sunday, Modi described the attack as "barbaric" and said India supported the government and people of Afghanistan, offering assistance to the injured.

Global Media Amber Heard makes Elon Musk romance Instagram official
Author: 0 Amber Heard makes Elon Musk romance Instagram official

Amber Heard reveals her new man Elon Musk . On Instagram, Amber made their relationship official sharing a photo of herself with Musk with a lipstick kiss mark on his cheek. Admittedly, this is an odd pairing and one that didn't happen through mere coincidence. "Allegedly, she is a fan of George Orwell and Ayn Rand... most unusual".

Author: 0 MCD Elections 2017: Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav Cast Their Vote

Battling the scorching heat, Karan and his father, came out to vote in a ward in East Delhi and said he will be voting for AAP as he is happy with the work the party has done till now in the city. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had been demanding that the elections be postponed till voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT)-fitted EVMs are made available.

Global Media Bread Riots in Caracas as Venezuela Protests Escalate
Author: 0 Bread Riots in Caracas as Venezuela Protests Escalate

Authorities in Venezuela say 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in the South American nation's capital amid a spiraling political crisis. Government supporters and opposition activists screamed at each other and security forces blocked demonstrators as they tried to reach the Ombudsman's office.

Global Media Easter bunny planning stops in eastern Iowa
Author: 0 Easter bunny planning stops in eastern Iowa

The egg-stravaganza will kick off with the egg hunt around noon. The hunt is open to children through 11 years of age. "I grew up in this church, and now I have a granddaughter who is 1 ¢ this year", said Maxine Ashton, member of the church.

Author: 0 USS Carl Vinson to arrive in Sea of Japan by April end

Turnbull thanked Pence for the "very important" commitment. "Our expectation is that they will be in the Sea of Japan in position in a matter of days, before the end of this month", he told a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Global Media What's next for Harrisburg's Micah Parsons after Penn State decommitment?
Author: 0 What's next for Harrisburg's Micah Parsons after Penn State decommitment?

Of course, there is nothing the slightest bit official about prospect commitments, nothing that actually binds them to a college program. Parsons committed to Penn State in February of 2016. Penn State's Class of 2018 took a big hit Sunday evening, as Harrisburg, Pa., native and five-star defensive end Micah Parsons officially backed out of his commitment to the Nittany Lions.

Author: 0 Champs-Elysees gunman had long criminal record, praised IS

His two colleagues and the German tourist are said to be out of danger and police have been praised for helping to stop Cheurfi before he could hurt anyone else. Her attempt to exploit this week's shooting of a police officer by a terrorist to stir up hatred of foreigners should have confirmed that she, above all, is the candidate that France should not choose.

Author: 0 Georgia election a 'wake-up call' for US Republicans

Ossoff attempted to make the special election all about Trump. But he'll live to fight another day - specifically to a June runoff against former GOP secretary of state Karen Handel . Democrats and Republicans are essentially ignoring the 2017 governor's race in New Jersey in a year filled with expensive special elections. Handel is in second place with 19.5 percent of the vote.

Author: 0 Dozens of kids participate in Easter egg hunt in Unicoi Co

Every Warrior Plays, Huber Heights, Warrior Soccer Club and Engage City Church are holding an "Egg the City" egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday. Attendees are asked to bring their own eating utensils and beverages as well as a dish to share. Secret eggs will be randomly placed in the hunting areas and can be redeemed for paper-marked prizes inside the eggs. "They were surprised. They said they never had anyone come in and offer to help".

Author: 0 Germany welcomes Macron success in French election first round

Polls show that Le Pen may face an uphill battle against Macron on May 7th - all head to head polls show Macron with a comfortable lead. While Macron wants to further beef up the euro zone, Le Pen has told supporters "the European Union will die".

Global Media British Labour will not push for referendum on Brexit terms
Author: 0 British Labour will not push for referendum on Brexit terms

Elections are big business for gambling, with one punter winning £1.2m from betting on Trump to win the U.S. election . This seat is particularly vulnerable due to the fact that Halifax voted to Leave the European Union by 60 per cent. The PM says she wants her hand strengthened in the Brexit negotiations. She has also played up the strength of the economy, which has so far defied predictions of a slowdown - a key campaign theme that her Conservative Party will use to try to undermine ...

Author: 0 Rockets gut out win over Thunder to go up 3-1

Harden finished with 44 points with four 3-pointers and 18 free throws. In Game 4, Oklahoma City was +14 in Westbrook's 39 minutes on the court and -18 in his 9 minutes off the court. IN got back into the game with a 7-0 spurt early in the in the fourth, then methodically continued chipping away at the lead until Thaddeus Young tied the score at 100 with a short jumper and broke the tie on a tip-in with 1:31 left.

Global Media Macron Vs. Le Pen Set For French Presidential Runoff
Author: 0 Macron Vs. Le Pen Set For French Presidential Runoff

French politicians on the left and right immediately urged voters to block Ms Le Pen's path to power in the May 7 vote, saying her virulently nationalist anti-EU and anti-immigration politics would spell disaster for France . Populist candidates have also shaken up electoral politics in Holland and Italy. "We're turning a page in French political history". She has spoken of radical Muslims trying to supplant France's Judeo-Christian heritage and, among other measures, has called for ...

Author: 0 Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with Trump

South Korea said on Monday it was in talks about holding joint drills with a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group, as U.S. President Donald Trump called the leaders of Japan and China amid fears North Korea could conduct another nuclear test.

Global Media Labour wants to create four patron saints' day bank holidays
Author: 0 Labour wants to create four patron saints' day bank holidays

ComRes chairman Andrew Hawkins said the strength of the Tory lead could pose a problem for the party with the threat of complacency among Conservative supporters who may not turn out to vote. Approach it from that position", he said. "With Theresa May's record as home secretary and the way she's conducted herself since she's been Prime Minister, I don't think anybody can be in doubt as to how serious she takes those responsibilities and is really on top of the detail".

Global Media France may catch populist wave in presidential election
Author: 0 France may catch populist wave in presidential election

The polling stations will remain open until 8pm on Sunday, with the Ministry of the Interior announcing results shortly afterwards. Voters leave their booths in the 7th district in Paris on Sunday to cast their ballots. Polls in French presidential elections closed Sunday for the first round with a lower abstention rate than feared earlier. "Candidates who want fewer security measures, who want to reduce the police's powers, have not got my vote", he told AFP.

Global Media Britain's main opposition gears up for June 8 elections
Author: 0 Britain's main opposition gears up for June 8 elections

Her plea came as MPs prepare to vote on the motion in the House of Commons. Thirteen voted against the motion. And he will promise that, if elected prime minister, he will not "doff his cap" to the rich and powerful or "play by the rules" set by the establishment elite.

Global Media Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue
Author: 0 Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue

On Sunday North Korea attempted to launch a missile from Sinpo, the home of North Korea's submarine fleet. "Or he could destroy the test missile on its launchpad with a barrage of cruise missiles, blocking Pyongyang's path to a nuclear deterrent, enforcing his red line, and sending a clear message to the rest of the world".

Global Media Aaron Hernandez's Brain to Be Released for CTE Study
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez's Brain to Be Released for CTE Study

Ward's lawyer, Doug Sheff, said he issued "a friendly challenge" to the New England Patriots and the NFL Players Association to voluntarily release whatever money Hernandez might still be owed so a court can decide who should get it. Authorities previously said Hernandez had not left a suicide note and he hadn't been on suicide watch. "There were no signs of a struggle, and investigators determined that Mr.

Global Media PDP asks EC to postpone Anantnag polls after unabated violence
Author: 0 PDP asks EC to postpone Anantnag polls after unabated violence

Omar Abdullah, the former chief minister of the state, accused the state government of failure. A man, holding a baby, seeks permission to move forward during restrictions following a strike call given by separatists in protest against killing of eight civilians in poll violence, in Srinagar.

Author: 0 Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

RIYADH: Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who arrived here Sunday on an official visit, held talks with King Salman on various aspects of bilateral cooperation and the latest regional developments. Saudi Arabia's King Salman has reinstated bonuses and special allowances for civil servants and military personnel that had been cut last September as part of austerity measures when oil revenues were low.

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