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Author: 0 Half of Scots don't want independence vote before Brexit: YouGov poll

Opinion polls suggest the Conservatives have a double-digit lead over Labour, which could have its worst election showing in decades. It is the Prime Minister's first trip north of the border since announcing the election and she arrives amidst opinion polls reflecting a Tory revival in Scotland.

Global Media Pakistan PM fires advisor over newspaper leak, army rejects actions
Author: 0 Pakistan PM fires advisor over newspaper leak, army rejects actions

The committee, headed by Justice (retd) Aamir Raza Khan, included representatives of the Intelligence Bureau, the Military Intelligence and the Inter-Services Intelligence. "In a blunt, orchestrated and unprecedented warning, the civilian government has informed the military leadership of a growing worldwide isolation of Pakistan and sought consensus on several key actions by the state", Almeida wrote at the time in his article.

Author: 0 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects stadium move to disrupt Tottenham

The Gunners grabbed all three points against Leicester thanks to Robert Huth's 86th-minute own goal, leaving them four points behind fourth-placed Manchester City in the hunt for the Champions League. But the reaction from fans was fairly unanimous, as it was from the ref who award him a yellow card for embarrassing himself. "I will follow his career for the future because I think he will be an England worldwide".

Author: 0 Duterte opens ASEAN summit with oblique swipe at US, EU

Thongloun arrived in Manila to attend the Asean Summit plenary to be hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday. After the meeting, ASEAN leaders met with representatives from the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), and young representatives from ASEAN member countries.

Author: 0 Presidential hopeful Macron hunts for France's rural vote

Le Pen reached out Friday from her far-right base across to the far left, urging voters who chose communist-linked Jean-Luc Melenchon in the first-round vote to support her in the runoff. Dupont-Aignan got 4.7 percent of the first-round vote on April 23 - compared to Macron's 24 percent and 21 percent for Le Pen - with a platform that described the European Union as "inefficient, intrusive, anti-democratic and authoritarian".

Global Media Chinese snooker world watches idol Ding with high hopes
Author: 0 Chinese snooker world watches idol Ding with high hopes

A stunning run of three centuries in four frames from Selby saw him sweep to a 13-3 victory over Marco Fu, winning with a session to spare in the last eight of the Betfred World Championship. It briefly felt like a key moment in the match, but Sheffield-based Ding, who in the morning had made a 139 break, fired consecutive runs of 117 and 128 to draw level overnight.

Global Media Pyongyang marks 85th Army Day with large-scale military exercise
Author: 0 Pyongyang marks 85th Army Day with large-scale military exercise

Haley said the detentions are North Korea's effort to "have a bargaining chip" for talks with the U.S. PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military.

Author: 0 Trump happy with achievements 100 days in

Senate Republicans said at the time that they would not consider a nominee until the next president took office. Thirty-four percent of respondents said they don't know. The data, which was released by the most popular search engine in the world on Wednesday, April 26, reflects the many serious issues that have been occupying most American's waking hours, smartphone news alerts, and Facebook Feeds since Trump took office on January 20.

Author: 0 UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids

A woman was shot by police in London during an anti-terror raid on Thursday following an intelligence operation, the city's Metropolitan Police said. Basu said security forces are constantly monitoring threats and "are making arrests on a near daily basis". A police spokesman said the woman who was shot was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Global Media Merkel regrets Netanyahu's snub of her foreign minister
Author: 0 Merkel regrets Netanyahu's snub of her foreign minister

Gabriel added that "it's completely normal for us to meet with representatives from civilian organizations during a diplomatic visit". However, in an attempt to compromise with the Germans, Netanyahu's office made it clear to Gabriel that it would not object to a junior representative meeting the organizations on Gabriel's behalf.

Author: 0 Zidane says people should stop Le Pen in French election

And another loser from the first round, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, endorsed Le Pen, as expected. "For second-round campaigning, the National Front has decided to choose which media are authorised to follow Marine Le Pen", the petition says. The fact that Jalkh denies being a Holocaust denier should not fool anyone, as his comments were not at all ambiguous. He has refused to be silent as his daughter bids for power.

Author: 0 Tillerson urges to confront N. Korea or face 'catastrophic consequences'

South Korea's military said Friday afternoon that North Korea had fired the missile from an area near the capital of Pyongyang, but provided no details. North Korea already possesses missiles able to threaten USA allies South Korea and Japan, as well as other Asian neighbors. Washington and Seoul reject the idea.

Author: 0 Another North Korean missile test fails, but tensions rise

Pyongyang has deployed aircraft and submarines as parts of artillery drills simulating an attack on "enemy warships", as the United States aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson makes its way to the Korean peninsula, North Korean media reports .

Global Media US Congress passes funding bill to avert government shutdown
Author: 0 US Congress passes funding bill to avert government shutdown

Republicans were also hoping that passing an omnibus deal this week would allow President Donald Trump to tout the agreement as an accomplishment in his first 100 days, even if there are hardly any wins in the deal for Republicans. Without the extension or a longer-term funding bill, federal agencies will run out of money by midnight Friday, likely triggering abrupt layoffs of hundreds of thousands of federal government workers until funding resumes.

Author: 0 California lawmakers vow to thwart new offshore oil drilling

Speaking to media, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said that the review will result in an executive order named the America-First Offshore Energy Strategy. Additionally, the directive calls for determining whether energy or mineral exploration can occur within Pacific and Atlantic marine sanctuaries. This review could affect the expansion of the 4,300-square-mile Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron in MI.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley reschedule offer

The Washington Post quoted Coulter as saying that the university had tried to pressure her to cancel her speech by "imposing ridiculous demands" and that she had agreed to all their "silly" requirements. It was later cancel by the officials due to her safety measures and politically charged public. University spokesman Dan Mogulof said that posters went up on campus last week threatening disruption of the event and officials discovered "targeted threats" on various websites indicating the ...

Author: 0 Trump on the presidency: 'I thought it would be easier'

And yes, the 100-day marker that's the premise for writing this entire story is arbitrary. When asked to compare how President Trump is handling the job to how President Obama handled it, 39% said President Trump was doing better, 49% said he was doing worse , and 9% said he was doing about the same.

Global Media South Korean Foreign Minister Urges UN to Mull Expelling North Korea
Author: 0 South Korean Foreign Minister Urges UN to Mull Expelling North Korea

Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high for weeks over fears the North may conduct a long-range missile test, or its sixth nuclear test, around the time of the April 15 anniversary of its state founder's birth. US President Donald Trump's suggestion that Seoul pay for the THAAD missile defence system would be an "impossible option", a top foreign policy adviser to South Korean presidential frontrunner Moon Jae-in said on Friday.

Global Media XTurkish strikes kill over 24 Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq
Author: 0 XTurkish strikes kill over 24 Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq

The PKK has been training and arming Yazidis to fight the Islamic State and has said it will not withdraw from Sinjar until Yazidi forces control the area. Last week, Fox News reported ISIS leaders and hundreds of "bureaucrats" had been seen by USA military drones fleeing the terror group's so-called capital during the past two months and heading to the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, located 90 miles southeast of Raqqa.

Author: 0 Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( Asean ) leaders have kicked off their 30th Summit here this morning, the first of two Asean Summits in this 50th year of the regional grouping. China had also lobbied for the removal of the phrase "respect for legal and diplomatic processes" in the chairman's statement, a request AFP reported Duterte is likely to accede to.

Global Media Syria Border Heating Up Leads to Tensions With Iran And Russia
Author: 0 Syria Border Heating Up Leads to Tensions With Iran And Russia

Video carried on Arab TV and shared on social media showed the pre-dawn air strikes caused a fire around the airport east of the Syrian capital, suggesting fuel sources or weapons containing explosives were hit. 12 January 2017: The Syrian government accuses Israel of firing several rockets on the Mezzeh air base from the Sea of Galilee. They said the drone came from Syrian airspace, but there is as yet no indication whose drone it actually was, or what it was doing.

Author: 0 Turkey concerned over Macedonia violence

The fact that "the current governing party is blocking this and its supporters stormed parliament and beat up lawmakers is unacceptable", Germany's top diplomat said. "The West is obviously pandering to the advocates of a Greater Albania", the Russian Foreign Ministry said. It described the alleged actions as an "unceremonious manipulation of the will of the citizens with the aim of removing the legitimate government from power".

Author: 0 Violence negation of religion - pope

Pope Francis is visiting Egypt on a visit aimed at improving Christian-Muslim dialogue, three weeks after bombings at two Coptic churches killed 45 people and he has delivered a strong peace message at a key center for Islamic learning. They say Azhar is an ossified institution whose clerics have resisted pressure from Sisi to modernise their religious discourse. Francis, too, called for an end to the flow of weapons and money to militants, saying that "only by bringing into the light of day ...

Author: 0 Nova Scotia dairy farmer 'udderly' upset with Donald Trump's trade comments

Canada's dairy farmers and processors, including Saputo Inc SAP.TO and Parmalat Canada [PLTPRC.UL], struck a pricing agreement in 2016 that industry groups in Australia, New Zealand, the European Union, Mexico and the United States say would price domestic milk ingredients for cheese-making below cost, under-cutting their exports.

Global Media Kejriwal has record of making mistakes,seeking apology: Tiwari
Author: 0 Kejriwal has record of making mistakes,seeking apology: Tiwari

However, BJP leader Shazia Ilmi dubbed Kumar Vishwas as an 'opportunist, ' for raising voice post the AAP's defeat in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls and not when similar had happened in the Punjab elections. Rai told ANI that Kejriwal's is right when he admitted that there were some mistakes which need correction and introspection. "Need is action and not excuses", he added.

Global Media Four Congress MLAs join BJP in Manipur
Author: 0 Four Congress MLAs join BJP in Manipur

Manipur chief minister, N Biren Singh and BJP state unit president K Bhabanada felicitated the new comers at the BJP office. Welcoming the members, Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated it is a great day for the BJP, as the party's campaign for Congress-free Northeast is making headway, "After Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, the BJP will free Manipur of Congress".

Author: 0 Monitor: Turkish internet users unable to access Wikipedia

The ban was imposed after "technical analysis and legal consideration", the Information and Communication Technologies Authority said, without citing any violation of Turkish law. The Wikipedia ban drew criticism from the largest opposition party CHP, which is challenging the government of Prime Minister Binali Yildirim over what it says were large-scale irregularities at an April 16 referendum that expanded the executive powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office.

Author: 0 Court: Employers can pay women less based on past salaries

Now, the president has gone further: in an interview Wednesday with the Washington Examiner on Wednesday, Trump said that he is "absolutely" considering proposals to break up the Ninth Circuit. Trump has issued sweeping condemnations of courts and judges when they have ruled against him or his administration. The 9th Circuit sent the case back to Seng to consider the county's justifications for using previous salaries.

Global Media Trump reveals his team talked him out of scrapping NAFTA
Author: 0 Trump reveals his team talked him out of scrapping NAFTA

The former USA secretary of Agriculture was referring to a recent decision by America's northern neighbor to change the way tariffs apply to milk products. The current account deficit - which includes trade flows, investment, and other financial transfers across borders - has been shrinking for more than a decade and is now less than 2 percent of gross domestic product.

Global Media Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade
Author: 0 Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

With Trump's national approval rating already lower than any modern president, the poll discloses another layer of dissatisfaction with the new administration. Midway through a discussion about Chinese President Xi Jinping, the president paused to hand out copies of what he said were the latest figures from the 2016 electoral map.

Global Media North Korea refrains from provocations but hints at future 'events'
Author: 0 North Korea refrains from provocations but hints at future 'events'

Instead, "signs are detected that North Korea's military is conducting a large-scale drill around the eastern port city of Wonsan", according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency , citing a government source. The announcement of the temporary suspension drew attention during a period of heightened tensions between the US and North Korea. On the same day, a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea.

Author: 0 Turkish military convoy moves closer to Syrian Kurds

But why can't he trust the US personnel in our area who assure him of the same? "It's already come in some respects and it's a question of how badly this deteriorates", says Michael Hanna, a senior fellow at the New York-based Century Foundation.

Author: 0 North Korea test-fires unidentified missile: South Korean military

While shorter-range missiles are somewhat routine, there is strong outside worry about each longer range North Korean ballistic test. Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told the council that to bring North Korea back to the table the worldwide community "must send a strong message that provocation comes at a high price".

Author: 0 Former Trump advisor accused of violating the law in Russian probe

The oversight panel is looking into whether Flynn fully disclosed payments from Russian, Turkish or other foreign sources. Pavlich and Democrat strategist Simon Rosenberg discussed the latest developments on "America's News HQ", with Pavlich highlighting the fact that Flynn is a continuing distraction for the White House.

Author: 0 France's New Far-Right Leader Quits Over Alleged Holocaust Denial

An OpinionWay polled Friday showed that 45 percent of Melenchon supporters plan to abstain in the second round, up from 23 percent at the start of the week. The National Front is not a party like any other. During a political rally in the rural town of Chatellerault on Friday night, Macron said the aim of France's military intervention is to "eradicate Islamist terrorist movements" in both Mideast countries.

Author: 0 Allardyce wants win over Burnley to secure Palace's Premier League place

Palace, 12th in the table with 38 points - seven points above the drop zone with four matches left, are virtually safe despite the loss. Crystal Palace welcome Burnley to Selhurst Park on Saturday evening as the first part of the Premier League double-header on BT Sport this weekend, with Manchester United hosting Swansea City on Sunday.

Author: 0 Vettel and Ferrari fastest in practice for Russian GP

Finn Bottas, however, denied in Russian Federation that he is now effectively the "de facto" number two, and his Ferrari counterpart Kimi Raikkonen said the same. "He's driving quite dangerously", complained the Mercedes driver . For much of the session, it appeared that Kimi Raikkonen would roll back the years, having held the fastest lap until Vettel's last-gasp lap to undercut him.

Author: 0 Trump signs order aimed at opening Arctic drilling

The executive order reverses part of a December effort by Obama to deem the bulk of US -owned waters in the Arctic Ocean and certain areas in the Atlantic as indefinitely off limits to oil and gas leasing. "This executive order can be used to craft a long-term, consistent energy blueprint to provide jobs, state and federal revenue, and economic and energy security for America".

Author: 0 Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest

Protesters blocked roads in the city with rocks and tires. "This general strike is unprecedented in years", said Khalil Rizeq of the Union of Palestinian Chambers of Commerce. Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth , for its part, reported that the decision by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had been officially relayed to the Israeli authorities.

Global Media I thought being president would be easier
Author: 0 I thought being president would be easier

But it's a sketch of a plan. The obvious view is that Trump's marks at 100 days are the worst in the history of polling. While Trump's voters also still back building of a wall on the border with Mexico, they prefer healthcare if forced to choose between the two issues.

Author: 0 Manchester United's predicted XI to face Swansea

Jose Mourinho believes Man United's packed fixture list has given Liverpool an "unfair" advantage in the race for a top-four Premier League finish. " I think Mr Van Gaal left a good group of boys with very good relations between them and I got that in my hands ".

Global Media Liberal Leader Christy Clark explains difference between Liberal, NDP donations
Author: 0 Liberal Leader Christy Clark explains difference between Liberal, NDP donations

The debate is one of the few opportunities the leaders have to directly challenge each other, all the while under the intense glare of live TV cameras where body language counts as much as scoring verbal points. An author of the BC Labour Market Report says Wednesday's debate tells him a new provincial government needs to train mill workers. And here's another problem for Clark: At the same time she rails against US protectionism, the governing Liberals have accepted $1.7 million in campaign ...

Author: 0 Trump Moves to Support Wisconsin Dairy, Lumber by Slapping Tariff on Canada

The U.S. lumber coalition that filed the trade action, its fifth since the 1980s, cheered the decision and noted that a second preliminary ruling on its claim of lumber "dumping" from Canada is due June 23. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark echoed Carr, "Despite there being no actual evidence of unfair trade practices, the U.S.is taking a "presumed guilty until proven innocent" approach with the rest of our industry".

Global Media What does Trump's order to review national monuments mean?
Author: 0 What does Trump's order to review national monuments mean?

President Donald Trump's sweeping review of more than two decades' worth national monument designations includes a unique undersea area 150 miles off the New England coast that CT lawmakers fought to preserve past year. The monuments covered by the review will range from the Grand Staircase in Utah created by President Bill Clinton in 1996 to the Bears Ears monuments created by President Barack Obama in December 2016 in the same state, covering millions of acres of land overlying ...

Author: 0 AIADMK: Merger talks delayed as two factions slug it out

However, he denied paying money to the middleman, the sources said, adding the Crime Branch officers also confronted Dinakaran and Sukesh. A senior official said Dinakaran was asked about the money trail, his association with Chandrasekar and whether he had met any Election Commission official.

Global Media Getting defensive: Redskins tab 'Bama DL Jonathan Allen 17th
Author: 0 Getting defensive: Redskins tab 'Bama DL Jonathan Allen 17th

Anderson had an excellent motor in college, finishing with 8.5 sacks and 18.5 tackles for loss past year. Overall, the Redskins continue doing a good job of picking players who will help the team now and in the future. "Every team I've talked to [said my] shoulders were medically cleared, no problem". Allen becomes the fifth player selected by the Redskins all-time with the No.

Author: 0 Kent woman arrested as police shoot Willesden woman in terror raid

During the course of the operation, a woman who was one of the subjects was shot. She has not yet been arrested due to her condition, Basu said. Two of the further arrests were made when a man and a woman, both aged 28, returned to the address later that night, he said.

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