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Author: 0 UK's Labour Party pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

I expect an overall Tory majority-maybe 40 seats or so-to come out of the general election, but I'd be surprised if there's a 90-seat landslide. "EU nationals do not just contribute to our society: they are our society". "Because on an issue of this importance the Government can't hide from the public or Parliament", Starmer will say . "We negotiate on the understanding that the rules of immigration will have to change".

Global Media DuPage County Sheriff's Office is participating in Distracted Driving Awareness Week
Author: 0 DuPage County Sheriff's Office is participating in Distracted Driving Awareness Week

The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and AAA are launching the state's first ever campaign to step up patrols and educate people on distracted driving. Supporters hope that drivers can see driving distracted can be just as unsafe as driving while under the influence. Please visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/dupagesheriff/ to view our Public Service Video about the dangers of distracted driving.

Author: 0 Oilers defeat Sharks to reach second round in six games

Patrick Marleau got the Sharks on the board with 7:48 left in the third period, but Cam Talbot didn't allow anything else on 28 shots to send Edmonton into the second round against Anaheim. We started with five Canadians teams in the playoffs, and after round one, only two remain. NOTES: Sharks coach Peter DeBoer opted for one lineup change, replacing rookie LW Timo Meier with LW Joonas Donskoi, a healthy scratch in Game 5.

Author: 0 Saskatchewan dairy officials concerned with Donald Trump's comments

After Trump's attack, Canada's ambassador to the US sent a letter to the governors of Wisconsin and NY saying Canada' dairy policy is not the cause of financial losses for USA dairy farmers. Relations with the USA are crucial as more than 75 percent of Canada's exports go to the US, while 18 percent of USA exports go to Canada. Grassland Dairy Products Inc.in Greenwood, Wisconsin, said it has lost Canadian business valued at as much as $100 million annually in the last week.

Global Media Marine Le Pen steps down as head of France's National Front party
Author: 0 Marine Le Pen steps down as head of France's National Front party

It said the poll would be restricted to members registered before last Sunday's first round, and would offer three options; Choice 1. blank vote, choice 2. Mr Macron accused the political establishment of "feeding" the National Front for years and waking up today with a "hangover" with Ms Le Pen advancing to the run-off.

Author: 0 France's Le Pen resigns from party leadership to focus on presidential bid

Choosing inside the system is no longer an option for French voters, who rejected the two mainstream parties that have alternated power for decades in favor of Le Pen and the untested Macron , who has never held elected office and who founded his own political movement just past year.

Global Media Dispute emerges over release of ex-NFL star Hernandez's brain
Author: 0 Dispute emerges over release of ex-NFL star Hernandez's brain

Thompson, the attorney handling Hernandez's appeal in the 2013 murder case, also said Hernandez's death should be "carefully and thoroughly investigated". There are new details about the apparent suicide of Bristol native Aaron Hernandez. Baez could not explain why the state medical examiner has changed its mind about releasing the brain after agreeing to do it Wednesday.

Global Media United States blasts 'unconscionable' Taliban attack in Afghanistan
Author: 0 United States blasts 'unconscionable' Taliban attack in Afghanistan

The officials say President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations on Monday. He arrived as Afghan security forces, already paying a heavy price against the resurgent Taliban ahead of the spring fighting season, faced chaos with the resignations of defence minister Abdullah Habibi and army chief Qadam Shah Shaheem.

Global Media Congress shutdown recedes after Trump softens wall demand
Author: 0 Congress shutdown recedes after Trump softens wall demand

A month ago, the Trump administration asked Congress to add $33 billion in new defense and border spending to the spending bill, including $1.4 billion to start building the southern border wall. "It will get built and help stop drugs, human trafficking etc.", Trump tweeted Tuesday morning. On Capitol Hill, meanwhile, lawmakers took Trump's apparent shift as a given and are moving forward in their discussions across the aisle with the assumption that the funding bill will contain ...

Global Media Court finds 'nuclear deal' with Russia to be unlawful
Author: 0 Court finds 'nuclear deal' with Russia to be unlawful

Earthlife Africa, which brought the case, says the judgment vindicates its argument that the process government has followed was unlawful. Several protesters took to the streets in Cape Town in protest against government's nuclear build programme on 22 February 2017.

Global Media Five Killed in NYC House Fire
Author: 0 Five Killed in NYC House Fire

Flames broke out Sunda around 2:30 p.m. inside a two-story house located at 112-16 208th Street near 112th Avenue in Queens Village . Flames had engulfed the roof and upstairs rooms of the two-storey wood-framed house by the time firemen arrived.

Author: 0 US Nuclear Submarine Arrives in South Korea

However in February China announced it was halting all imports of coal from North Korea - a crucial earner for Pyongyang - for the rest of the year. An urgent appeal to lower political and military tensions on the Korean Peninsula over continued missile tests by the authorities in Pyongyang is being made by a United Nations expert, who says the war of words is already having an impact on citizens.

Global Media France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack
Author: 0 France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

Its president, Mickael Bucheron, told AP the slain officer would have celebrated his 38th birthday at the beginning of May. On Thursday night, the attacker stepped out from a vehicle with an automatic rifle and opened fire on a police van outside a Marks & Spencer store on the Champs Élysées in central Paris .

Global Media Aid workers' release is a victory for President Trump
Author: 0 Aid workers' release is a victory for President Trump

President Donald Trump met Hijazi Friday at the White House. The couple and the others were jailed in 2014 on charges of trafficking and child abuse. Trump hosted the Egyptian president at the White House in early April. Her release is seen as a success for The White House after the Obama administration tried but failed to have her set free.

Author: 0 Nicolas Maduro says yes to Venezuela elections, but not for president

Tense negotiations saw security forces who had been blocking their way step aside to allow them to march to their destination, the headquarters of the Catholic bishops' conference. At least 10 people have also died during night-time looting.President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government accuses foes of seeking a violent coup with US connivance, while the opposition says he is a dictator repressing peaceful protest.The opposition's main demands are for elections, the release of jailed ...

Global Media Pope urges powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk appearance
Author: 0 Pope urges powerful to act humbly in surprise TED talk appearance

The pontiff noted that Italy had one of the world's lowest birth rates and said that it would be "suicide" for the country if it closes its doors to migrants. "How wonderful would it be if, while we discover far away planets, we could also rediscover the needs of the brother, or the sister, orbiting around us".

Global Media Trump reiterates commitment to build Mexican border wall
Author: 0 Trump reiterates commitment to build Mexican border wall

Trump had been on a collision course with lawmakers over the wall, demanding that Congress include funding to start construction in its new spending bill. Conservatives have sought a reduction in tax rates for years, but they are also adamant about reducing the debt. "I think Trump's backed off the wall", said Sen.

Global Media N. Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary
Author: 0 N. Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary

Tuesday marks the 85th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's military, a significant date in the country's calendar. Senior diplomats from Japan, the United States and South Korea agreed Tuesday to pile greater pressure on North Korea, urging it to abandon its nuclear and missile programs amid heightened regional tensions.

Global Media Blasphemy trial Christian governor loses vote but may avoid Indonesian jail
Author: 0 Blasphemy trial Christian governor loses vote but may avoid Indonesian jail

Jakarta went to the polls in a tight run-off Wednesday with the Christian governor fighting for his job despite standing trial for blasphemy, in a divisive election that has stoked religious tensions in Muslim-majority Indonesia. A coalition of hardline Islamic groups that supports Mr Basedan says it is deploying at least 100 monitors at each polling station across the capital.

Global Media United States submarine makes S.Korea port call, North remains defiant
Author: 0 United States submarine makes S.Korea port call, North remains defiant

North Korea often also marks significant dates by displaying its military capability. North Korea routinely accuses the United States of readying for an invasion, and threatens pre-emptive strikes to stop it. Japanese officials say US representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun met Tuesday with his Japanese counterpart Kenji Kanasugi and Kim Hong-kyun of South Korea to share their latest analyses and discuss cooperation.

Author: 0 Pavlich: 'Dishonest' Flynn Should Never Have Been Picked for Trump Cabinet

Now, he is the subject of multiple investigations. "As a former military officer, you simply can not take money from Russia, Turkey or anybody else", Chaffetz said yesterday. The remarks echoed comments Chaffetz had made earlier in the day, saying he was concerned about " how widespread " it is that former military officers are accepting payments from a foreign government without receiving permission or reporting it.

Global Media Arkansas carries out 1st of planned executions
Author: 0 Arkansas carries out 1st of planned executions

The U.S. Supreme Court will allow Arkansas to proceed with first execution since 2005, according to The Associated Press . Williams' "morbid obesity makes it likely that either the IV line can not be placed or that it will be placed in error, thus causing substantial damage (like a collapsed lung)", his attorneys wrote in an earlier court filing asking justices to block the execution.

Global Media Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives corruption ruling
Author: 0 Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives corruption ruling

Sharif is the only Pakistani politician who has the distinction of being the prime minister of the coup-prone country for a record three times. While Sharif's ruling Pakistan Muslim League celebrated the court decision as a victory, legal experts say the extended investigation undermines his authority as he heads into an election next year.

Global Media Odisha BSE HSC Class 10 Results 2017 declared
Author: 0 Odisha BSE HSC Class 10 Results 2017 declared

Now, they can check their BSE Odisha HSC Result at bse. odisha .nic.in and Madhyama results can be checked at orissaresults .nic.in website . At the time of downloading results all the students of 10th class can check their results from the BSE Odisha official website , Orissaresults.nic.in.

Author: 0 U.S. slams Syria with 271 sanctions

US officials say the Trump administration will issue new sanctions against Syria as early as Monday as part of its ongoing crackdown on the Syrian government and those who support it. The retaliation was seen as somewhat unexpected for a president that vowed to stay out of lingering wars and conflicts overseas. China abstained for the first time, a move the White House billed a win for their efforts to isolate Russian Federation.

Author: 0 South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system

It said South Korea and the United States have been working to secure an early operational capability of the system in response to North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile threat. On Tuesday, North Korea staged a pounding display of artillery guns, while the USA began joint naval drills in the region with South Korea and Japan and the USS Michigan, one of the most powerful submarines in the American arsenal, docked in South Korea.

Global Media Ireland drops out of top ten in Press Freedom Index
Author: 0 Ireland drops out of top ten in Press Freedom Index

Nordic countries Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark occupy the first four places in the index in that order. A Paris-based media monitoring group has voiced alarm about deteriorating media freedom in democratic countries. RSF says any criticism of President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov is inconceivable in Turkmenistan, where the government has total control over media.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Gets Icy Reception At Women's Summit In Berlin

Ivanka was invited to appear at the event by Chancellor Merkel when she was in the USA recently to meet with Donald Trump. Trump countered Meckel's directness with evasiveness saying, "Certainly not the latter". While in Germany, Trump denied she influenced her father's decision to allow an air strike against Syria last month, calling the idea "a flawed interpretation".

Global Media Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum
Author: 0 Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum

The CHP on Monday called for the annulment of the referendum and said it would take its challenge to the European Court of Human Rights if necessary, after a last-minute decision by the electoral board to allow unstamped ballots. "From the German government's point of view, Turkey must. clear up the questions that have been raised". Metin Feyzioglu, head of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations, said the decision to count unstamped ballots, without keeping any record of them, removed the ...

Author: 0 Trump backs down on border wall funding

And while Trump has repeatedly asserted that he will get the US's neighbor to pay for building the wall, Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray repeated in a meeting with legislators that Mexico's won't pay a cent for it. "We're really close", said Republican Representative Mario Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee. "We're not opposed to border security", Schumer said.

Author: 0 U.S. military begins moving THAAD missile defence to South Korea site

North Korea is celebrating its army's 85th founding anniversary today. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday dubbed North Korea a "real threat to the world", calling for tougher United Nations sanctions. He says Washington needs to be simultaneously gesturing to North Korea about a road to dialogue. On Wednesday, Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Joint Chiefs chairman General Joseph Dunford , are to hold a rare briefing on North ...

Global Media Pakistan top court rejects call to oust PM
Author: 0 Pakistan top court rejects call to oust PM

Shah also rejected the Joint Investigation Team (JIT ) formed by the Supreme Court to further investigate the Panama Case. The JIT, the verdict said , would include representatives from Inter-Services Intelligence, Military Intelligence, Federal Investigation Agency, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

Author: 0 US THAAD missile defence equipment enters South Korea site: Yonhap

The vessel will take part in joint naval drills with the South's forces to "demonstrate Seoul and Washington's strong determination to punish North Korean provocations", the South Korean Navy said in a statement. 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. "In the future if there's a war and they get a missile it comes here".

Global Media Donald Trump blocks ExxonMobil from drilling for oil in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Donald Trump blocks ExxonMobil from drilling for oil in Russian Federation

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says in a brief statement that the administration "will not be issuing waivers to USA companies, including Exxon, authorizing drilling prohibited by current Russian sanctions". News of Exxon's Treasury application drew sharp criticism in Congress over the past two days. Now Exxon is hoping the Trump administration will change course, allowing them to resume a project that would have allowed them access to what are believed to be vast oil and gas deposits ...

Global Media W.H. says Trump-Trudeau phone call 'amicable,' Canada disagrees
Author: 0 W.H. says Trump-Trudeau phone call 'amicable,' Canada disagrees

The conversation comes a day after the US Department of Commerce determined the need to impose countervailing duties of roughly Dollars 1 billion on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the US. Later in the day, the White House said Trump and Trudeau talked by phone a few hours after the president's comments and had "a very amicable call".

Author: 0 Egypt's PM addresses parliament before vote on state of emergency

The attacks targeted Coptic Christian churches and led to the deaths of 48 people. Minya province has the highest Coptic Christian population in the country. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria was an accountant working in Kuwait who was deported to Egypt after confirming his ties with the Islamic State terrorist organization, Al-Qabas Kuwaiti newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Author: 0 AAP leaders discuss party performance in MCD polls

It has given the BJP, which has been controlling the three municipal corporations for the past 10 years, only 39 seats, whereas the Congress is predicted to win eight seats. "The entire electoral exercise passed off peacefully. While polling in Maujpur will be held on May 14, in Sarai Pipal it will take place on May 21", a senior official of Delhi State Election Commission said.

Author: 0 Trump Trumpets 'Historic' Pace of First 100 Days

Policy observers will look to his outline on Wednesday to see if it includes a BAT at all - and if so, how it would be structured differently than the BAT proposed by the House GOP. Bush's cuts. "It really doesn't", Noah said. In addition to increasing borrowing costs, he said, it could drive what economists call income-shifting.

Global Media Trump Slides Into 100 Days of 'For-Profit Presidency'
Author: 0 Trump Slides Into 100 Days of 'For-Profit Presidency'

Trump's best numbers came in his work on boosting American business. Policy observers will look to his outline on Wednesday to see if it includes a BAT at all - and if so, how it would be structured differently than the BAT proposed by the House GOP.

Author: 0 Harry Redknapp named Birmingham City manager

Following the 70-year-old's appointment, Birmingham also confirmed the departure of several of Gianfranco Zola's backroom staff, with Pierluigi Casiraghi, Gabriele Cioffi, Andrea Caronti and Sebastiano Porcu all leaving the club. I haven't got a magic wand that's for sure, it's up to them. In 2008, Redknapp was appointed Tottenham boss and was at White Hart Lane for four years, qualifying for the Champions League in 2009-10.

Author: 0 Federal Court In San Francisco Blocks Trump's Threat Against Sanctuary Cities

A Federal Judge in San Francisco , William Orrick, has blocked an order by President Donald Trump's administration to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with United States immigration authorities. "The Court upheld the Government s ability to use lawful means to enforce existing conditions of federal grants or 8 U.S.C. 1373, " Justice spokesman Ian Prior said.

Author: 0 Simon the rabbit: Mystery as giant bunny dies on United Airlines flight

But his life was tragically cut short after he was found dead when the plane landed at Chicago O'Hare airport. In order to get the permit to fly from England to the United States, Annette Edwards had to take Simon the giant bunny in for a check up , and according to the vet, Simon was in great shape.

Author: 0 Liquor baron Vijay Mallya arrested in London, gets bail

An Indian businessman who is being pursued over unpaid loan allegations has been arrested in London, the Metropolitan Police has said. He was, however, released on bail a few hours later on a bail bond worth 6,50,000 pound. Mallya's arrest by Scotland Yard on Tuesday marks the first step in the process of extradition. Back in New Delhi , junior finance minister Santosh Gangwar said: "We will not spare anyone who is within the ambit of law".

Author: 0 North Korea's "large-scale artillery drill" raises tension with the West

Parts of a US-built anti-missile system created to mitigate the threat of North Korean missiles have been moved to the planned deployment site in South Korea as tensions with the nuclear-armed country escalate. "North Korea will never stop their ambitions to deliver a nuclear weapon to America until the cost of doing so is greater than the benefit". "He (Trump) doesn't want a war any more than I do".

Author: 0 Stock Grabbing Investor's Attention: Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)

The 52 week high of shares in Twitter TWTR is 25.25 while the 52 week low for the company's shares is 13.73. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a buy rating and set a $23.00 price objective on shares of Twitter in a research note on Sunday, October 23rd.

Author: 0 Labour mulls second Brexit referendum in manifesto

She said the election was not "about changing the Government" but instead preventing Theresa May from getting the big majority she wants to help strengthen her position before Brexit negotiations. May, who has described herself as "not a showy politician", also said she would not take part in television debates before the election, preferring to talk directly to voters.

Author: 0 US' THAAD equipment installation underway in South Korea

TV footage showed large trailers in camouflage paint carrying what appeared to be missile-related equipment entering a golf course in the southern county of Seongju on Wednesday morning. "The Chinese side strongly urges the US and South Korea to cancel the deployment and withdraw the equipment", the spokesman noted. Washington and Pyongyang have been ratcheting up pressure on each other in recent weeks, with the United States sending a aircraft carrier group and nuclear submarine to the ...