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Global Media Futures rally after centrist takes first round in French election
Author: 0 Futures rally after centrist takes first round in French election

Accusing Le Pen's National Front of being "known for its violence and extremism", the former prime minister said: "There is no other choice but to vote against the far right". According to AFP , if this result is finally approved, it would put the eurosceptic, anti-immigration Le Pen within striking distance of the presidency in the forthcoming election.

Author: 0 Death toll 'as high as 140' after Taliban attack on base

Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh province, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others, an Afghan government official said Friday. Nicholson, the top American commander in Kabul , recently told Congress that he needs a few thousand more troops to keep Afghan security forces on track to eventually handling the Taliban insurgency on their own.

Author: 0 WRAPUP 2-Carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

Separately, CNN reported that a spokesperson from the State Department warned that provocations by North Korea "have grown far too common and far too unsafe to ignore". 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.

Author: 0 DOJ, NYPD in War of Words Over Crime Policies

And that defiance is a big reason the DOJ says that "many of these jurisdictions are ... crumbling under the weight of illegal immigration and violent crime". De Blasio demanded that Trump and Sessions either renounce the statement or stand behind it. "It is an outrageous statement and absurd on its face, and ignores a quarter century of progress in this city in bringing down crime", de Blasio said, adding that the city just marked its safest three months in history.

Global Media Assad regime used chemical weapons, USA tells Moscow
Author: 0 Assad regime used chemical weapons, USA tells Moscow

Russian Federation - along with Britain, China, France and the U.S. - are permanent members with veto powers, while the other 10 members are elected for two-year terms on a rotating basis. But Lavrov, on Thursday, offered a speck of optimism for the future of the relationship between the two Cold War foes. The U.S. did not know prior to the attack it was going to happen, the official emphasised.

Author: 0 Maxine Waters: 'There's Something Wrong Psychologically' With Bill O'Reilly

As of Wednesday evening, the network had already removed O'Reilly's name from the show's title. The allegations also saw dozens of advertisers fleeing the show, even though O'Reilly's viewership increased. KURTZ: And a cordial relationship with President Trump. Fox has lost multiple stars and executives in the a year ago. His No. 1 cable news show made about $178 million in advertising revenue in 2015.

Author: 0 10 ways he and Fox News harassed us all

At the top of BillOReilly.com's homepage, a banner with a photo of the host reads, "Monday". O'Reilly had recently re-signed a new contract with Fox that will pay him as much as $25 million for cutting him loose. O'Reilly was previously the host of The O'Reilly Factor on the network, anchoring a steady ratings victor for the network for over two decades. But that is the unfortunate reality many of us in the public eye must live with today.

Global Media Telegram sheds light on Armenian genocide
Author: 0 Telegram sheds light on Armenian genocide

Mr. Trump called the deaths "one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century", with about 1.5 million Armenians "deported, massacred, or marched to their deaths" beginning in 1915. states. The specific reference to the Armenian Genocide appears on page 25 of the ICJ Report: "The Genocide Convention resulted from the inhuman and barbarous practices which prevailed in certain countries prior to and during World War II, when entire religious, racial and national minority groups were ...

Global Media Korean threats in phone talks with Xi, Abe
Author: 0 Korean threats in phone talks with Xi, Abe

Trump spoke again to the leaders of China and Japan late Sunday to discuss the matter. Madden believes a nuclear test is unlikely and told CNN North Korea would probably conduct a combined forces exercise instead. Angered by the approach of the USS Carl Vinson carrier group, a defiant North Korea said on Monday the deployment was "an extremely risky act by those who plan a nuclear war to invade".

Global Media American detained in North Korea
Author: 0 American detained in 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 ruler. Australian National University North Korea expert Leonid Petrov said North Korea's ICBMs had a range of several thousand kilometres but "they can't reach Australians yet".

Author: 0 British Labour Party leader refuses to rule out second referendum on Brexit

May also said that a commitment from the Conservatives to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on foreign aid would remain, following speculation that it would be scrapped in the Conservatives manifesto for the new election. "We are bigger than we have ever been, we are stronger than we have ever been and we are more determined than we have ever been". "We expect to have the Brexit guidelines adopted by the European Council on April 29 and, following that, the Brexit negotiating ...

Global Media Trump orders review of H-1B visa programme
Author: 0 Trump orders review of H-1B visa programme

President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order that will make it harder for American tech companies to hire employees from foreign countries willing to work for less money than Americans. During his campaign, Trump said at some point that he supported high-skilled visas, then came out against them. Employers petitioning for H-1B workers who work off-site will also be under the lens, according to the new rules.

Author: 0 MCD polls: SEC receives 9 complaints of glitches in EVMs

But Kejriwal has urged them to vote only on the basis of whether they feel the BJP has performed in the corporation or not. "Around 22.2 lakh people have cast their vote in areas under the North Delhi Municipal Corporation", the SEC said.

Author: 0 Venezuela Protest Against Government: Photos & Videos From the Scene

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to protest the President Nicolas Maduro government that is now facing severe social, political and economic crises. That the protests are nothing more than opposition efforts to foment a coup to bring an end to socialism in Venezuela. The U.S. secretary of state says the Trump administration is concerned about the political turmoil in Venezuela and feels Maduro is trying to squash the voice of his opponents.

Author: 0 China ups calls for calm after tense weekend on Korean Peninsula

Trump also spoke to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday, discussing the joint drills under way between the USA carrier Carl Vinson and Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force. In March, North Korean state media reported that the country successfully conducted a ground test of a new high-thrust rocket engine, which it said was a breakthrough for its space program and efforts to create "Korean-style strategic weapons".

Global Media Won't talk until Jaya's death is probed: OPS camp on AIADMK merger
Author: 0 Won't talk until Jaya's death is probed: OPS camp on AIADMK merger

The OPS camp is also said to be seeking the post of general secretary for its senior leader E Madhusudhanan, who is also expected to be the leader the negotiating committee from the former chief minister's side. "There is no political significance in the meeting". He, however, reiterated the Palaniswami would remain the CM when asked if their faction was open to OPS taking over.

Author: 0 Clarke MacArthur lifts Ottawa Senators to series victory over Boston Bruins

It was the fourth overtime game in the series. Kyle Turris made an appearance and got his first of the playoffs on a nice shot that went off the post and in, and the Senators led once again. MacArthur, who returned for four regular-season games and earlier in the series celebrated his comeback with his first goal in two years, sent a Bobby Ryan rebound past Tuukka Rask for the victor.

Global Media Pakistan SC clears Maryam Nawaz in Panama Papers case
Author: 0 Pakistan SC clears Maryam Nawaz in Panama Papers case

The case against Sharif emerged a year ago when opposition political figures, including cricket star Imran Khan, the chair of the opposition Pakistan Movement of Justice party, wanted to oust the prime minister after the Panama Papers were leaked alleging offshore assets of Sharif and his family.

Global Media French Vote for President in Litmus Test for Europe's Future
Author: 0 French Vote for President in Litmus Test for Europe's Future

Her ambitions have led observers to predict that a Le Pen victory could be a fatal blow for the European Union, already weakened by Britain's vote to leave the bloc. Given the upheaval in the Middle East and turmoil elsewhere in the world, it's a scenario that few foreign policy experts in Washington welcome. European stock markets surged on the open as investors welcomed the first-round results, with Macron favored to win.

Global Media Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea in phone call with Trump
Author: 0 Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea in phone call with Trump

President Donald Trump ordered the placement of the ship just off the Korean peninsula in response to the increased missile testing being carried out by Kim Jong-un's regime in recent weeks. Pence said an aircraft carrier strike group, led by the USS Carl Vinson , heading for waters off the Korean peninsula would be in the Sea of Japan within days.

Author: 0 North Korea threatens to sink U.S. aircraft carrier

However, the U.S. has not specified where the carrier strike group is as it approaches the area. North Korea's supposed strike would be "an actual example to show our military's force", added the commentary, which ran after a report on supreme leader Kim Jong-un's inspecting a pig farm.

Global Media Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital
Author: 0 Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital

President Donald Trump shakes hands with U.S. Army Sgt. Because of his injuries, the sergeant's right leg had been amputated below the knee and he was wheeled into a hospital atrium for the ceremony. "The Dems need big money to keep it going - otherwise it dies far sooner than anyone would have thought", Trump said in a Twitter post. "I always wanted to get the Purple Heart".

Global Media Tension mounts over North Korea's threat of nuclear and missile tests
Author: 0 Tension mounts over North Korea's threat of nuclear and missile tests

A photo of the USS Carl Vinson, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The paper likened the aircraft carrier to a "gross animal" and said a strike on it would be "an actual example to show our military's force", reports Reuters . The comments came ahead of a failed missile test a day after the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung. Some Japanese ruling party lawmakers are urging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to acquire strike weapons that could hit North Korean ...

Author: 0 Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

Ghani's office also announced that he had replaced the commanders of four army corps in response to the attack, and defence officials said as many as eight army personnel had been arrested - heightening suspicions the attackers had inside help.

Author: 0 U.S. condemns 'barbaric' attack in Syria

Syrian children, wounded in a suicide vehicle bombing that targeted their buses in Rashidin, west of Aleppo on April 15. The United States condemned a bomb blast targeting a bus convoy in Syria on Saturday that left dozens of people dead.

Author: 0 USA general suggests Russian Federation arming Taliban

For the next five hours, the militants went on a rampage, killing at least 140 soldiers and officers in what is emerging as the single deadliest known attack on an Afghan military base in the country's 16-year war. Ghani declared yesterday a day of mourning, ordering flags to be flown at half staff. A senior US official said, based on intelligence and the types of tactics used, the Taliban-linked Haqqani network likely played a role.

Author: 0 UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: Chinese pressure on North Korea 'working'

The USS Carl Vinson's strike group is now in the Philippine Sea, where it's taking part in joint exercises with Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force, including two Japanese destroyers. China is increasingly anxious the standoff between the USA and North Korea could spiral out of control, resulting in a cascade of refugees on its border and the collapse of a buffer region between it and a democratic South Korea.

Global Media Johansson's OT goal gives Capitals series win at Toronto
Author: 0 Johansson's OT goal gives Capitals series win at Toronto

It's never going to be an easy ride". It seemed like a odd thing to say to the defending Vezina Trophy victor, a goalie who once again is a finalist for the award after the Washington Capitals allowed 16 fewer goals than the next-best team during the regular season.

Author: 0 Afghanistan's president declares day of mourning

Afghanistan's defense minister and military chief have both resigned following Friday's deadliest ever attack on a major army base that killed at least 140 soldiers and wounded many more. In the Taliban's detailed statement on the attack posted on its official website, spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that four of the 10 attackers were disguised as soldiers at the time of the attack.

Global Media Pence, Turnbull affirm ties
Author: 0 Pence, Turnbull affirm ties

In return, Australia would resettle refugees from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, according to Reuters news agency, as part of a US-led program in Central America. The alliance was front-and-center for Pence in his meetings with top Australian officials, who repeatedly noted their military partnership for almost a century.

Global Media 6 bodies recovered off Greek island of Lesbos, 1 woman saved
Author: 0 6 bodies recovered off Greek island of Lesbos, 1 woman saved

Up to mid-day local time in Greece, 12 bodies were recovered from the sea, including a child, while a pregnant woman was rescued and transferred immediately to the hospital on the island. But a European Union-Turkey deal reached a year ago - in which those arriving on Greek islands face deportation back to Turkey - has significantly reduced the number of people attempting to cross.

Global Media Electing Saudi Arabia to United Nations women's rights commission 'absurd': United Nations watchdog
Author: 0 Electing Saudi Arabia to United Nations women's rights commission 'absurd': United Nations watchdog

The country's 2018-2022 appointment has been condemned by UN Watch , a Geneva-based human rights watchdog. The folks at UN Watch have been mighty angry over the election of Saudi Arabia to the UN Women's Rights Commission . Women, who are victims of sexual assault in the country, are often punished for being alone with an unrelated men, while those accused of rape are set free in some cases.

Author: 0 Trump calls Asian leaders as North Korea tensions rise

Earlier, Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed over the phone to maintain close contact with the United States, on the issue. As China increases cooperation with United States, column accuses unnamed "neighboring country" of "dancing to another's tune" North Korea has warned of "catastrophic consequences" for China, which has recently joined the U.S.

Global Media PM says it would be 'difficult' for North Korea to target NZ
Author: 0 PM says it would be 'difficult' for North Korea to target NZ

Military tensions could be raised another notch, as the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson continues to head north towards the Korean Peninsula. As the US has directed the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and submarine at the same time for joint drills near South Korea, it is interpreted as a stern warning against any provocations by the North.

Global Media NZ officials asking questions about Australia citizenship changes for expat Kiwis
Author: 0 NZ officials asking questions about Australia citizenship changes for expat Kiwis

Additionally, applicants must have lived in the country for four years, opposed to the current requirement of one year, and must speak fluent English-the exam will only be offered in that language. "Our government has stopped boats, got kids out of detention, cancelled visas of criminals, closed down Labour's dodgy 457 programme and now we are modernising the pathway to citizenship ", he said.

Author: 0 France's next leader: Centrist Macron vs far-right Le Pen

Philippot called the independent centrist and former investment banker "arrogant" and said that in Sunday night's speech acclaiming his move into the May 7 second round "he was speaking as if he had won already". April. 24: Emerging from a first- round vote as the clear favourite to become the next French president, Emmanuel Macron told his jubilant supporters in Paris that he means to govern all of France.

Author: 0 Pence Wanted North Korea To See 'Resolve In My Face'

Seventh Fleet at the U.S. Navy base in Yokosuka, 40 miles south of Tokyo. "When you look at two nuclear tests in the past year alone, you look at an unprecedented number of ballistic missile launches, there's no question that North Korea represents the most unsafe and most immediate threat in the Asian pacific".

Author: 0 France says will 'prove' Damascus behind Syria 'chemical attack'

They said Syrian commanders ordered the attack and Assad knew about it. On April 4, an alleged chemical attack killed dozens of people in the town of Khan Shaykhun in Syrias Idlib province. But doubts began to emerge soon afterward that not all such armaments or production facilities were declared and destroyed. Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, a former British Army officer and chemical weapons expert advising Syrian NGOs, tells Newsweek rumors persisted in 2014 as the weapons were removed ...

Author: 0 Euro jumps, shares firm on French election relief

But polls show scandal-tainted conservative candidate Francois Fillon, a former prime minister, and hard-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon are also in with a fighting chance of finishing among the top two candidates and reaching the all-important second round.

Global Media Pence reaffirms alliance between US, Australia
Author: 0 Pence reaffirms alliance between US, Australia

After taking office, Trump was infuriated upon learning that former President Barack Obama had agreed to a refugee resettlement deal with Australia. Trump reportedly harangued Turnbull that day , decrying the refugee deal as politically harmful to his presidency and calling it "the worst deal ever".

Global Media Theresa May accused of 'opportunism' over election by EU Brexit negotiator
Author: 0 Theresa May accused of 'opportunism' over election by EU Brexit negotiator

Asked where the reciprocity lay in trying to charge a massive "exit fee", put at around £50bn, for leaving the EU, Mr Tajani said: "No we have to be clear on this, the United Kingdom will pay only the money, nothing more nothing less". "How dare they crash the economy with their recklessness and greed, and then punish those who had nothing to do with it", he will say. Seven years of broken promises show us that: on wages, the deficit, the NHS, our schools, our environment.

Global Media China criticizes North Korea, praises United States on nuclear issue
Author: 0 China criticizes North Korea, praises United States on nuclear issue

China is seriously concerned about nuclear threats after North Korea said they would test missiles regularly and warned of a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States in case they suspected an attack. Moscow apparently has reservations about a sentence saying that the 15-member council "expressed their commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the situation", demanding mention of a solution "through dialogue", which had been inserted in past statements.

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Author: 0 John Oliver: It's "Dangerous" to Trust Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump

Oliver examined a CBS interview of Ivanka where she was vague about her impact on her father, President Donald Trump, saying "I think most of the impact I have over time most people will not actually know about". The entry on Ivanka Trump was written by her friend of the last 12 years, Wendy Murdoch. Although, that was, apparently, despite not having the SAT scores or GPA to warrant going there, which Oliver commented, "I'm sure it's nothing to do with the fact his father pledged $2.5 ...

Author: 0 French Socialist Party Head Advises Against Backing Le Pen

Le Pen said the second round would be a battle over France's future, with her vision of a France out of the European Union and behind reinforced borders radically different from her opponent's. France is now steaming into unchartered territory, because whoever wins on May 7 can not count on the backing of France's political mainstream parties.

Global Media North Korea detains third American citizen amid heightened tensions
Author: 0 North Korea detains third American citizen amid heightened tensions

The missile exploded immediately after liftoff, US officials said. The U.S. has also directed the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to enter the waters off the peninsula later in the week. On Monday, the Global Times newspaper said that if North Korea stages a sixth nuclear test, Beijing would "undoubtedly support" the United Nations in adopting tougher sanctions against the regime, including an embargo on oil exports.

Author: 0 Trump signs executive order scrutinizing skilled immigrant visas

He said the order sets in motion the first steps to initiate "long-overdue" reforms to end "visa abuses". Indian nationals are the largest group of H-1B recipients annually. Throughout his election campaign, Trump pushed the "Buy American, hire American" maxim and prefers to move towards a merit-based visa system, which only encourages the most-talented workers from overseas to come.

Author: 0 Iran's FM says USA not living up to nuke deal

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam SchiffSchiff: Trump breaking Iran deal "a grave mistake" Trump may miss deadline on Russia report Schiff: Dems failed to convey why Russian meddling matters MORE (D-Calif.) on Friday warned President Trump's administration against abandoning the Iran nuclear deal.

Author: 0 Kiwi v euro on optimism Macron will prevail in French presidential poll

He added: " In one year, we have changed the face of French politics ". Second, Macron, unlike Francois Fillon or Le Pen, does not have ties to Russian Federation. Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, Marine Le Pen's niece and political ally, told French television network TF1, "It's a historical victory for those who support sovereignty".

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