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Author: 0 Trump advocates USA government shutdown

Missouri's U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, a fellow Republican, said he understood Trump's frustration with the Senate requirement for 60 votes to pass legislation, but cautioned against rushing to blow up the long standing rule. Quote, "our country needs a good shutdown in September to fix mess" - exclamation point. "I think the President is frustrated with the fact that he negotiated in good faith with the Democrats and they went out to try and spike the football and make him look bad", ...

Global Media European Commission 'too busy' to interfere in General Election
Author: 0 European Commission 'too busy' to interfere in General Election

If emotions get out of hand, they'll become impossible. "To succeed we need today discretion, moderation, mutual respect and a maximum of goodwill". But her remarks also signal a deliberate domestic strategy, as May seeks to cast herself in the British election as someone who can go toe-to-toe with European officials.

Author: 0 UNESCO passes Jerusalem resolution critical of Israel

He noted that the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy and the Netherlands all voted no, and that India abstained. Vice President Pence said Tuesday that President Trump is seriously considering moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Author: 0 Macron seen winning French presidential runoff with 62 percent of votes

An OpinionWay survey carried out before the debate showed Macron widening his lead over Le Pen to 61 percent to 39. "He was accusing her of lying". Le Pen made a surprise visit to Reims Cathedral of the last day of campaigning ahead of Sunday's presidential run off. Television images showed Le Pen leaving the cathedral via an unmarked door, putting her arms over her head to protect herself and diving into a black auto as a small crowd gathered around, shouting epithets.

Author: 0 Princess Charlotte new photo just released

The adorable portrait of the little princess was shared on Kensington Palace's Instagram account and garnered thousands of likes within four hours of its release. Her grandmother, Diana, Princess of Wales, tragically passed away before Charlotte and her big brother were born. Charlotte's privacy has been carefully guarded by her parents and during the past year she has only been seen in public on a handful of occasions.

Global Media Trump lauds Australia's health care system aboard USS Intrepid
Author: 0 Trump lauds Australia's health care system aboard USS Intrepid

The two countries reconciled last month when Vice President Mike Pence visited Australia and said the USA would honour the agreement out of respect for Australia. Some protesters lined up along the West Side Highway, confined to pens near the Intrepid while holding up signs saying "Dump Trump" and chanted "Not my president".

Author: 0 Spending bill win claimed by both sides

The compromise reached by Republicans and Democrats calls for an increase in military spending, which has been one of Trump's priorities. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., who finds himself in the same pinch as his predecessor, John Boehner, R-Ohio, touted the spending plan in an interview Wednesday with conservative radio talk-show host Hugh Hewitt ,.

Author: 0 Trump offers to be 'mediator' for Israeli-Palestinian peace

President Trump deleted a tweet that he posted to his account in which he said it was "an honor " to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House. Abbas has insisted on the creation of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. According to Palestinian figures, Israel is now holding more than 6,500 Palestinians - including 57 women and 300 children - at 24 detention centers throughout the country.

Global Media FBI director 'nauseous' at thought Clinton investigation affected US election
Author: 0 FBI director 'nauseous' at thought Clinton investigation affected US election

He said: "It makes me mildly nauseous to think we might have had an impact on the election but honestly it wouldn't change the decision". Comey said he couldn't consider that when making the call. "It's outrageous he is defending himself like this. this is a man not taking responsibility". "It takes a lot of work to lose to Donald Trump", Axelord told hosts Chris Cuomo and Alisyn Camerota.

Author: 0 Trump and Putin discuss Syria and North Korea

Finally, they spoke about how best to resolve the very risky situation in North Korea. Democrats immediately criticized the White House for not holding a tougher line against Putin, whose military backs the Syrian leader - whose chemical attacks on women and children in April galvanized Trump to order airstrikes against the Syrian regime.

Author: 0 Russian Federation says Israeli strikes on Syria are unacceptable

Syrian president Bashar al Assad is quoted by the state-run SANA news agency as saying that Damascus is in talks with Moscow to buy an anti-missile system which can repel Israeli and American attacks. "We are acting to prevent the transfer of sophisticated weapons from Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon by Iran", Katz told army radio. But last month, it said it had conducted several strikes near the Syrian desert city of Palmyra, targeting what it said were "advanced weapons" belonging to ...

Author: 0 China wants to be good neighbour with N Korea

A White House official, Matt Pottinger, said Kim's nuclear program may be created to force the United States to leave the peninsula and abandon U.S. In an interview with Bloomberg News, Mr Trump said: "If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honoured to do it.

Author: 0 Suspect in Texas stabbings had mental health trouble

After stabbing three more students, one of whom remained hospitalized on Tuesday, Mr. Graham Independent School District tweeted, "The news of Harrison Brown's (GHS Class of 2016) passing is heartbreaking". "It was just random". Prichett said as she was running away, she passed a table and saw another man slumped over the table covered in blood. Go here to read what we know about the stabbing.

Author: 0 Senate sends $1.1 trillion spending bill to Trump

Regardless of what Trump proposes, if it involves a huge increase in spending (which is Trump's jam), Republicans won't be able to pick up enough Freedom Caucus members to get it across the finish line in the House. The legislation adds $12.5bn in defense spending. Democrats said Trump's shutdown suggestion sent the wrong message. Mulvaney say that he's "not anxious about September" right now.

Author: 0 Israel to withhold $1M in funding after UNESCO vote

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will withhold $1 million in payments to the United Nations following a resolution adopted by its cultural agency that he says diminishes Jewish ties to Jerusalem . The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has passed yet another critical resolution on Jerusalem , prompting a backlash from Israel but celebration from Palestinians.

Author: 0 North Korean media issues rare criticism of China over nuclear warnings

North Korea has rebuffed foreign warnings of military action and called Wednesday on South Koreans to reject THAAD. "The urgent task is to lower temperatures and resume talks", he said. The test of the Minuteman III missile follows a similar launch on April 26 from North Vandenberg Air Force Base. Instead, North Korea held a big military parade featuring a display of missiles on April 15 and then a large, live-fire artillery drill 10 days later.

Author: 0 Congressmen DeFazio, Walden applaud new USA tariffs on Canadian softwood

The Canadian dollar fell to a four-month low against the US dollar after Trump's announcement, trading at 71.80 cents. "As we continue to fight for fair trade practices with our USA neighbours, Jim will be a real asset to Ontario at the negotiation table", said provincial natural resources and forestry minister Kathryn McGarry.

Author: 0 North Korea accuses CIA of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

The North Korean state media released little information about the alleged assassin, only that he was "human scum" who received about $750,000 from the US and was working with a contact in South Korean intelligence. The man also claimed that the majority of Korean-Chinese citizens in Pyongyang had ignored the warning. "For example, North Korea freed three USA citizens during visits by former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter in 2009 and 2010, respectively".

Author: 0 Trump in NY to meet Turnbull

NEW YORK - After a more than three-month absence from the place that made him and with which he will be forever linked, its streets teeming beneath skyscrapers bearing his name, President Trump was set to return to New York City Thursday for the first time since taking office on a cold morning in January.

Global Media Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo will be muy caliente
Author: 0 Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo will be muy caliente

Many Mexicans in California would help to contribute to the free Mexican government of Benito Juarez when Mexico was under French occupation, and a number of Mexicans from California and around the United States would go to fight for Juarez against the French until Mexico became a free country again in 1867.

Global Media Digvijaya Singh booked for controversial tweet against Telangana police
Author: 0 Digvijaya Singh booked for controversial tweet against Telangana police

Is it moral? Has KCR authorised the police to trap Muslims and encourage them to join ISIS? - digvijaya singh (@digvijaya_28) May 1, 2017The issue is whether Telangana Police should be trapping Muslim Youths in becoming ISIS modules by posting inflammatory information? Speaking to reporters at AICC headquarters on Thursday, Singh said he had evidence to prove his charge that the Telangana police had created a fake website to lure Muslim youths and later kill them in encounters.

Global Media Venezuelans again take to streets as death count jumps to 36
Author: 0 Venezuelans again take to streets as death count jumps to 36

Image copyright EPA Image caption Protesters run from tear gas as a rally turns violent in Caracas on Thursday. Venezuelan security forces battled protesters who lit fires and hurled stones in Caracas on Wednesday in rage at President Nicolas Maduro's decree to create an alternative congress, with another fatality taking the death toll to 34 during a month of unrest.

Global Media Onus on EC to dispel doubts over EVMs: Congress
Author: 0 Onus on EC to dispel doubts over EVMs: Congress

Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was the first one to complain against the EVMs and alleged that large-scale tampering of EVMs aided the Bharatiya Janata Party in its sweeping victory in Uttar Pradesh in March. . The poll panel will try to assure parties that the EVMs can not be hacked in any manner. The panel has asked all parties to submit their written response on the aforesaid issues by May 7.

Global Media Fury tells Joshua 'challenge accepted' as he seeks showdown with world champion
Author: 0 Fury tells Joshua 'challenge accepted' as he seeks showdown with world champion

Joshua heaped praise on 41-year-old Ukrainian, who survived a fifth-round knockdown to drop his younger opponent heavily in the sixth. "In this small little ring here, there's nowhere to hide". Joshua appeared gassed in round seven and Klitschko pressed the action. The Briton landed a brutal uppercut which gave him the platform to send Klitschko down with an immediate flurry.

Author: 0 Comey defends Clinton choice; says he had limited options

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey is testifying Thursday before the House intelligence committee in a closed-door session as part of an investigation into Russia's activities during the 2016 US presidential election. "We remain committed to working with the FBI as they continue their investigation to ensure that no stone is unturned", Conaway and Schiff said in a joint statement.

Author: 0 Venezuela confirms call for assembly to modify constitution

The protests have left at least 33 Venezuelans dead, ranging from teenagers to an 87-year-old woman. A demonstrator holds a sign the reads in Spanish "We are hungry" during clashes with the Bolivarian National Guard, at El Hatillo municipality outside Caracas , Venezuela, Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Author: 0 Now North Korea threatens China

Beijing should not try to test the limits of the North's patience, it said, warning: "China had better ponder over the grave consequences to be entailed by its reckless act of chopping down the pillar of the DPRK-China relations". Earlier this year, North Korea was accused of using the chemical war agent VX to assassinate Kim's exiled half brother at Kuala Lumpur's airport, which led to calls in the United States to relist the North as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Author: 0 Local Legislator Gives Impassioned Speech on Senate Bill 4 Debate

As the Texas Legislature finishes the anti-sanctuary cities bill , Senate Bill 4 , one question keeps going through my mind: When did it become so easy for the Republican-controlled leadership to ride roughshod over people like me and those who represent the interests of the Latino and immigrant communities? The Texas Senate on Wednesday approved one of the toughest anti-sanctuary city bills in the country, sending it to the governor's desk.

Global Media 3 killed after SUV crashes into crowded Mass. vehicle auction
Author: 0 3 killed after SUV crashes into crowded Mass. vehicle auction

Their home towns were not provided. One man remains hospitalized with serious injuries. She said the driver was a man in his 70s, but declined to comment on media reports that he may have mistaken the brake and accelerator pedals. State police assisted the Billerica Police and Fire Departments on scene with crash reconstruction and crime scene teams, as well as detectives from the district attorney's office.

Author: 0 Macron extends lead in presidential race

A poll for Les Echos newspaper by OpinionWay-SLPV Analytics suggested Macron's party was likely to emerge as the largest with between 249 and 286 seats in the 577-seat lower house, and the National Front was tipped to win 15 to 25. French centrist Emmanuel Macron sought to cement his frontrunner status Friday on the last day of campaigning for the weekend's election run-off after a bruising and divisive race.

Author: 0 Where Trump Is Headed on First Foreign Trip

First lady Melania Trump will "will accompany her husband for the entire trip", an East Wing spokeswoman told CNN . In addition to high-stakes meetings at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits in Europe later this month, he'll meet the Pope at the Vatican and travel to Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Global Media Local election counts open with Labour expecting large losses in council vote
Author: 0 Local election counts open with Labour expecting large losses in council vote

In the last election five years ago, the SNP secured 503,233 first preference votes and returned 425 councillors, with Labour winning 488,703 first preference votes and seeing 394 of its candidates elected. "The SNP are looking to take control of the city of Glasgow". Barrhead, in East Renfrewshire, elected its first Conservative councillor in 25 years, as did Cumnock in East Ayrshire and the Western Isles.

Global Media Donovan Votes Against Trumpcare, Dems React To Passage With Scorn
Author: 0 Donovan Votes Against Trumpcare, Dems React To Passage With Scorn

About 10 million people enrolled under that expansion. "This bill is a targeted assault against our values, punishing New Yorkers because we support women's reproductive rights and including the Collins-Faso amendment which would devastate the state's health care industry, put millions of New Yorkers at risk, and increase the total cost of this bill on NY to $6.9 billion", the governor said.

Author: 0 Hawaii threatened by North Korea now, United States commander tells Congress

The US anti-missile system created to mitigate the threat of North Korea's missiles will soon be operational, the top US commander in the Pacific said Wednesday. Admiral Harris went on to say that the relationship between Mr Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping remained "positive and encouraging". "And then in a few days I expect it will continue to move north", Adm.

Author: 0 Trump Rallies Social Conservatives on Guns, Border Wall at NRA Meeting

There was no mention, however, of federal efforts led by the president to repeal Second Amendment-infringing gun restrictions. "Unfortunately, that's not the President we saw on stage this afternoon in Atlanta", former Rep. "We need powerful people in this country". The NRA gathering is taking place in a sprawling convention center a block from CNN and a short distance from Centennial Olympic Park, where a bomb exploded during the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Author: 0 Barack Obama is building a recording studio

In the book, Garrow also writes about how Obama lived, and explored the calculations he made in the decades leading up to his winning the presidency. As a Chicago resident and former IL senator, the city holds a special place in the former president's heart.

Author: 0 United Kingdom regional elections expected to give taste of national vote next month

The party faces being wiped out at the ballot box after failing to hold on to a single seat in the poll, which comes just over a month before the General Election. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon insisted the Tories were not complacent about the General Election despite the "encouraging progress" in the local contests.

Author: 0 US military member killed in Somalia on anti-extremist work

Two other US servicemen were wounded during the operation, when USA troops were hunting an al Shabaab commander near the Shabelle river, a Mogadishu-based security source told Reuters. One United States Service member has been killed and two injured during a joint operation with Somali forces outside Mogadishu , as the U.S. steps up its fight against Al-Qaeda-linked extremists.

Global Media U.S. Dept. of Agriculture: 'Make school meals great again'
Author: 0 U.S. Dept. of Agriculture: 'Make school meals great again'

Ahead of the announcement, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said a new rule would provide "regulatory flexibility", though officials did not say what the changes would be. That's the word from the Trump administration on Monday. For instance, 2012 school lunches had average sodium levels between roughly 1,400mg to 1,600mg, with elementary school lunches on the lower end.

Global Media Czech PM drops plan to resign, aims to fire finance minister
Author: 0 Czech PM drops plan to resign, aims to fire finance minister

He is a rival of Mr Sobotka's leftist Social Democrats and heads a centrist movement that is a favourite to win October's parliamentary elections. On Tuesday, he promised to resign by the end of this week. Babis told Reuters the decision was in the president's hands. Zeman also met Sobotka's deputy, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec on Wednesday and will talk to Pavel Belobradek, chairman of the Christian Democrats, the third coalition party, on Thursday.

Global Media House Set To Vote On Revised Health Care Bill
Author: 0 House Set To Vote On Revised Health Care Bill

Doggett said Republicans were pressured into approving the bill by President Donald Trump. Moderate Republicans could see the challenge of "selling" the new legislation to their constituents, especially in those districts that favored Democrat Hillary Clinton in November.

Author: 0 Bottas on top of the world after claiming first victory

Soon after, he was instructed by his team to drive slowly to the pits, where he was withdrawn from the race. Felipe Massa brushed off Sebastian Vettel's blocking complaint at the end of Sunday's Formula 1 race in Russian Federation, saying the Ferrari driver stood no chance of catching race victor Valtteri Bottas at the front of the pack.

Author: 0 Voters across the United Kingdom go to the polls in local elections

Voting got underway at 7:00 (BST) this morning, with a total of 4,851 council seats across England, Wales and Scotland up for grabs. Welsh election expert Professor Roger Scully suggested that Merthyr Tydfil, which was solidly Labour, could slip from the party's grasp.

Global Media Federal Reserve leaves key policy rate unchanged
Author: 0 Federal Reserve leaves key policy rate unchanged

With the unemployment rate at 4.5 percent, a broad array of labor market data that points to improvement in labor market conditions and inflation approaching 2.0 percent, the Fed sees more risk in keeping monetary policy too stimulative lest unpleasant side effects, such as asset price bubbles, develop.

Author: 0 Patriot missile downs apparent drone over Golan Heights

But Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz , in an interview with Israel Army Radio, broadly hinted that Israel was involved. "When we identify attempts to transfer advanced weapons to Hezbollah and we have intelligence and it is operationally possible, we will act to stop it", said Netanyahu.

Global Media Protesters line up in NYC, hoping for chance to boo Trump
Author: 0 Protesters line up in NYC, hoping for chance to boo Trump

Turnbull told Australian reporters on Wednesday that reports of the call "were pretty exaggerated". That was a big exaggeration, OK? It was left to Turnbull to mention the subject of the dispute: over 1,000 refugees that the United States had agreed to accept under the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public duties

According to a release from the royal family, Prince Philip will no longer be accepting new invitations for visits and engagements although he may still choose to attend some. The Duke is patron, President or a member of more than 780 organisations and will continue to be associated with them, but "will no longer play an active role by attending engagements", Buckingham Palace said.

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