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Author: 0 City thrash Palace to tighten grip on top-four finish

Behind him, captain Vincent Kompany was just as impressive making his fifth successive Premier League start after three seasons troubled by persistent injury problems. The Eagles have a six-point cushion above the relegation zone, and a vastly superior goal difference to both of those teams even after this heavy defeat, but they may require another win to make sure of their survival.

Global Media Kosovo government loses no-confidence vote, coalition fails
Author: 0 Kosovo government loses no-confidence vote, coalition fails

Opposition parties have blamed Mustafa's Cabinet for being unable to carry out its program and pass important laws. The existing Cabinet will continue to run the country until then. House speaker Kadri Veseli whose Democratic Party of Kosovo held 69 seats in parliament and was a coalition partner with Mustafa's Democratic League of Kosovo, posted a note on Twitter saying the country needed a new beginning "to open exciting new chapters of our history".

Author: 0 Trump assures Abbas Israeli-Palestinian peace

Abbas, 82, who was among the negotiators on hand for the historic signing of the Oslo Accords on the White House lawn in 1993, indicated he did feel optimistic that almost a quarter-century later Trump might be the president who finally builds on that initial agreement to forge a final resolution to the conflict.

Global Media Trump says NAFTA negotiations start now - but they can't
Author: 0 Trump says NAFTA negotiations start now - but they can't

Could the meetings possibly have gone so well that Trump is now convinced China is going to help the U.S. on North Korean containment and is going to stop manipulating their own currency? "I think we need to slap duties on major commodities that the United States is dumping into Canada ", he said, pointing to the Stelco Plant in Hamilton, which he says is running under capacity.

Global Media European Union leaders thrilled to welcome President Macron
Author: 0 European Union leaders thrilled to welcome President Macron

A Le Pen victory would have been cited as evidence of a nativist movement sweeping the Western world, validating Mr Trump's election. According to a Financial Times analysis, Macron won 84 percent of the vote in the most educated regions, compared to just 53 percent among the least educated 10 percent of local areas.

Author: 0 New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

SOUTH Korea's President Moon Jae-in is to send special envoys to China to discuss issues concerning a USA missile defense system and North Korea. If needed, I will fly straight to Washington. missile defense being deployed just off their coast. One clue could be the sudden rush to deploy the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system in South Korea before the election.

Global Media Turkey Angered by US Decision to Arm Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Turkey Angered by US Decision to Arm Syrian Kurds

Weapons supplied to the YPG have in the past fallen into PKK hands, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Pentagon chief Jim Mattis on Thursday made clear that America is committed to protecting Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally upset the Trump administration has agreed to arm anti-Islamic State fighters in Syria that Turkey considers terrorists.

Author: 0 Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy identified

Police said they would not yet release the identity of the suspect, but said he is inside a home in the area and that authorities are trying to make contact with him. Bowden's father also told the TV station that the deputy had fired a Taser at the suspect, who allegedly thought he had been shot and then fired back, fatally wounding the officer.

Author: 0 UN Celebrates Liberation of Kidnapped Girls

Amnesty International said on Saturday that holding the released girls in lengthy detention and for security screening "can only add to their suffering and plight". Responding on behalf of her colleagues, Miss Rhoda Chibok, thanked the Federal Government for ensuring their safe return and appealed for the rescue of all Nigerians held in captivity by the insurgents.

Global Media Toddler dies after 12-year-old sister runs over him in SUV
Author: 0 Toddler dies after 12-year-old sister runs over him in SUV

The SUV shifted into gear and rolled down the driveway, striking her young brother. Sergeant Kim Montes said there was a "very chaotic and emotional scene" as neighbours rushed over to help. He said the driver was warned not to continue using the vehicle with expired registration and was allowed to call someone else to give him a ride. Witnesses told investigators that Vargas was in the crosswalk, but Essad had a green light and thus had the right-of-way, troopers said.

Global Media Hamas elects Haniyeh as new political chief
Author: 0 Hamas elects Haniyeh as new political chief

The document states that Hamas is willing to accept a Palestinian state based on "1967 borders" (the 1948 armistice lines), but this is not acceptance of the "two-state solution," which calls for a commitment to sustainable peace and coexistence between Israel and Palestine .

Author: 0 Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts

All members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries support an extension of the cuts for a second six-month period, as do non-member nations that joined last year's accord to curtail a global oversupply of crude, Iraq's Jabbar Al-Luaibi and Algeria's Noureddine Boutarfa said Thursday in a joint news conference in Baghdad.

Author: 0 Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

Authorities also announced that Anderson Dugarte, 32, died from a gunshot wound he suffered Monday at a protest in Merida. Although this decision was ultimately reversed, people are sick and exhausted of President Nicolas Maduro. The name is a play on the Molotov Cocktail, a homemade bomb, that has been used regularly during recent street protests in Venezuela. Some opposition sympathizers were appalled at the use of faeces, both animal and human, calling it an unsanitary and inappropriate ...

Author: 0 Afghan leader killed in raid

The Pentagon is also investigating whether the two Army Rangers were killed by friendly fire. Abdul Hasib, appointed past year after his predecessor Hafiz Saeed Khan died in a United States drone strike, is believed to have ordered a series of high profile attacks including one in March 8 on the main military hospital in Kabul, a statement said.

Global Media 25 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast
Author: 0 25 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast

As a result the beaches remain open, though visitors should be aware of the sightings. The sharks have shown no aggressive behavior, but the advisory was issued to those on the beach because of the confirmed sighting. "We just want people to know that they're out there", said Capt. Cameron Abel, with the Long Beach Fire Department's Marine Safety Division. At least two sharks were seen in the water in Long Beach.

Author: 0 Korean leader to partly abandon presidential palace

North Korea recently tested other missiles, but those failed, while the USA on May 3 conducted its second missile test in seven days from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. South Koreans are voting today in their presidential election . North Korea is approaching the capability to threaten America with a nuclear-tipped missile.

Global Media Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest
Author: 0 Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest

Iran will increase its missile capability despite the enemies' propaganda against it, country's top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, according to his official website. In 2008, hard-liners in Iran became increasingly paranoid about Soros and his work promoting democracy in a number of countries, with the Intelligence Ministry going as far as including Soros in a computer-animated public service announcement about its new hotline to report suspicion activity.

Global Media Corbyn's vehicle runs over BBC cameraman's foot enroute to sign Labour manifesto
Author: 0 Corbyn's vehicle runs over BBC cameraman's foot enroute to sign Labour manifesto

In a video posted on ITV News' twitter account, a auto with the Labour leader sitting in the back seat approaches the building's side entrance, where a group of journalists and reporters were stood waiting. Brown said that with 170,000 people employed in the auto industry in the United Kingdom, 800,000 jobs reliant on its supply chain, and 2.7 million people depending on manufacturing for a living, Labour voices in Parliament are needed to ensure those interests are looked after in Brexit ...

Author: 0 Trump meets with Russia's top diplomat

Lavrov's trip was preceded by Trump's surprise dismissal of Comey, who was overseeing two important investigations that shaped Trump's previous year victory against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. After Tillerson visited Putin and Lavrov in Moscow on April 12, Trump said flatly, "Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all".

Author: 0 Trump will make decision on Paris climate pact after G7 summit

President Donald Trump will not announce whether the United States will pull out of the Paris climate agreement until after he returns from the G7 leaders' summit in late May, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday. The White House said the search for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director was beginning immediately. In it, they ask him to "please keep the the Paris Climate Agreement", as the "threat to our planet and to our children is too great".

Global Media Russian Pokémon GO blogger gets 3.5 year suspended sentence
Author: 0 Russian Pokémon GO blogger gets 3.5 year suspended sentence

A blogger has been given a suspended jail sentence by a court in Russian Federation after he posted a video of him playing the Pokemon Go video game inside a church past year. However, after the verdict was announced, the blogger said he was relieved. The latest example is the TV cable network 2x2, which banned an episode of the popular USA cartoon "The Simpsons " which satirized the Pokémon Go church incident.

Global Media Trump Responds to Testimony on Flynn, Russian Influence
Author: 0 Trump Responds to Testimony on Flynn, Russian Influence

Now the question is: Will the White House ever come forth with an explanation of who told what to whom and when? Earlier in the day Trump shot off a series of pre-emptive Twitter strikes, accusing Obama of enabling Flynn, and assailing Yates for allegedly leaking classified information.

Author: 0 Trump to meet Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

Trump and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed various issues during the closed-door meeting - which the president called "very good" - including the ongoing terror and civil wars in Syria. It was the first time the USA directly targeted the Syrian government since the civil war began in the country. "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship", Tillerson said at the time.

Global Media White House was warned that sacked Michael Flynn was a blackmail risk
Author: 0 White House was warned that sacked Michael Flynn was a blackmail risk

Flynn had done, and the Russians also knew that Gen. Flynn had misled the vice president and others", Yates said. Prior to her testimony, former Obama administration officials told multiple media outlets that President Obama directly warned President-elect Trump against hiring Flynn during their face-to-face meeting in November.

Global Media Conservatives claim there are no more 'no-go areas' in Scotland
Author: 0 Conservatives claim there are no more 'no-go areas' in Scotland

Ms Sturgeon started the first full week of campaigning at Inveralmond Brewery in Perth with local SNP MP Pete Wishart, where she practised pulling pints. The SNP is claiming victory in Glasgow despite narrowly failing to take overall control of the city council as Labour was ousted from power after almost 40 years.

Author: 0 Pyongyang alleges Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim

The North Korean leader has been pictured inspecting military detachments on the islets of Jangje and Mu, which are close to the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong. North Korea has a history of bombastic propaganda featuring unfounded claims . For its part, South Korea has admitted to having plans in place to kill Kim.

Global Media Jazz sing the blues after being swept
Author: 0 Jazz sing the blues after being swept

SALT LAKE CITY (AP ) - The Splash Brothers provided the fast start, and the Golden State Warriors made it a quick finish to the second round. Part of that makes sense given that this team perhaps wasn't ready for the biggest of lights in 2015, and partly because all National Basketball Association teams that do win a championship need to experience some type of heartbreak before breaking through.

Author: 0 Xi 'willing to work' with SK leader

Conservative critics have anxious Moon's rise to power might cause a friction with Trump, who wants to increase pressure on North Korea with the help of China, the North's largest trading partner and aid benefactor. Moon Jae-in on his election as the new President of the Republic of Korea [ROK]", presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement. Moons victory will nearly certainly slam the door shut on any military option against North Korea for the Trump administration.

Author: 0 Trump, top Russian Federation envoy to meet at White House

But the emergence of photos compounded the perception that Russian Federation had won a diplomatic victory and that the Trump White House was outmaneuvered. Lavrov agains criticised President Barack Obama's administration for what he said was the poisoning of US-Russia ties, and spoke more favourably about his successor.

Author: 0 Lavrov meeting is positive development but a lot of work ahead

The meeting would be the highest level, face-to-face contact between Russian Federation and the Trump administration. The Trump Administration has suggested the sanctions are going to remain in place until Russian Federation gives the Crimean Peninsula to Ukraine, which is to say forever.

Author: 0 Trump, Putin to meet in July, Russians announce

A handout photo made available by the Russian foreign ministry shows US President Donald Trump (L) and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov at the White House in Washington, DC. He and Lavrov said they discussed the civil war in Syria, where Russian Federation backs President Bashar al-Assad. "This may be a good reason for their meeting", Peskov told reporters.

Author: 0 May says not taking local election triumph for granted

The only other party to have a worse day was Ukip, who in the seats up for grabs went from having 140 councillors to just one. "We have five weeks to win the general election so we can fundamentally transform Britain for the many not the few".

Global Media Trump asks French UN envoy about elections
Author: 0 Trump asks French UN envoy about elections

Farage said he was not "calling it" for Le Pen, but predicted the gap between the two candidates will "narrow considerably" in the next two weeks. Ms. The wily campaign move, which French television news channel BFM broadcast live, had the immediate effect of stealing Mr Macron's thunder. Tajani says Le Pen's goal of leaving the European Union is a poor choice because "to remain in isolation is a bad solution".

Author: 0 Putin, Trump talk 'coordination' against terrorism in call

The Kremlin characterized the call as "business-like" and "constructive". The talk emphasised on future coordination of Russian and USA actions to fight worldwide terrorism in the context of the Syrian crisis. The two leaders also discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine , which has been marred by conflict since March 2014 following Russia's annexation of Crimea.

Global Media Galway Forest Fire Extinguished
Author: 0 Galway Forest Fire Extinguished

A civil helicopter will also remain on standby should it be needed. "Firefighters are battling to bring it under control after poor conditions allowed the fire to increase in intensity". Thousands of acres of forestry and bogland have been destroyed with awful consequences for wildlife. Coillte said staff and army personnel will remain on-site throughout the day to monitor hot-spots as "there is still some risk that fires could reignite".

Global Media Macron defeats Le Pen in French election - Brexit Means podcast
Author: 0 Macron defeats Le Pen in French election - Brexit Means podcast

Mr. Macron, though the victor of the presidential election on Sunday, could be facing an uphill battle next month as many doubt his new party, Le Republique En Marche!, will be able to form a majority in the National Assembly. The right-wing Republicans party is seeking to win enough seats in parliament to force Macron into a power-sharing deal. As a pro-business prime minister under outgoing President Francois Hollande, Valls is a kindred spirit of Macron who worked in his government as ...

Global Media Giant air tanker to attack vast Georgia wildfire
Author: 0 Giant air tanker to attack vast Georgia wildfire

The threat of flames, smoke and falling ash over nearby communities increased over the weekend, prompting authorities to order an evacuation. Grounds crews with plows and bulldozers are working to box in a wildfire threatening small communities at the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp in southeast Georgia.

Global Media Germany to clamp down on North Korea's Berlin operations
Author: 0 Germany to clamp down on North Korea's Berlin operations

But it came under scrutiny after German media reported that the North Korean embassy was not just the hostel's neighbour but also owner of the prime real estate. "That means we must consistently implement sanctions imposed by the United Nations and the European Union", said foreign ministry state secretary Markus Ederer.

Global Media Trump won't rule out military action against North Korea
Author: 0 Trump won't rule out military action against North Korea

Trump has said he is counting on Chinese President Xi Jinping to encourage North Korea to give up its pursuit of ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs. The U.S. and South Korea also started installing a missile defense system that is supposed to be partially operational within days, while their two navies began joint military drills later Saturday.

Global Media Labour's draft election manifesto leaked
Author: 0 Labour's draft election manifesto leaked

The U.K. Labour opposition's pre-election pledges were leaked to newspapers, revealing plans to renationalize railways, the postal service and energy companies as the party struggles to make up a widening gap with Theresa May's Conservatives.

Global Media UK's Labour Party stung by early leak of election platform
Author: 0 UK's Labour Party stung by early leak of election platform

In a break from national policy, which states UKIP will not run in constituencies where a proven Brexiteer MP with a marginal majority seeks to regain their seat, the local branch will not stand. Retain benefits of single market and customs union. Labour will commit to over £6 billion extra in annual funding through increasing income tax for the highest 5% of earners, by increasing tax on private medical insurance, and we will free up resources by halving the fees paid to management ...

Global Media Israel Downs Syrian Drone with Patriot Missile
Author: 0 Israel Downs Syrian Drone with Patriot Missile

Israel previously has been accused of firing on Hezbollah positions and Iran-backed arms shipments in Syria and Lebanon bound for terrorists. Israel's Minister of Intelligence Israel Katz told Army Radio on Thursday morning that the strike on a target close to an airport in Damascus was consistent with Israeli policy regarding the transfer of weapons to Hezbollah.

Global Media Comey: 'Mildly nauseous' FBI's Clinton probe could have impacted election
Author: 0 Comey: 'Mildly nauseous' FBI's Clinton probe could have impacted election

But honestly it wouldn't change the decision". Still, Comey said, the question of intent was at the heart of the FBI's investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server. "The committee tested that hypothesis in five different ways, and each test either yielded no evidence whatsoever to support that hypothesis or weak evidence", Kennedy said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump says Australia has a better healthcare system than the US

Despite the announcement made by Mr Trump and House Republicans in the Rose Garden of the White House after the vote, Obamacare is not dead yet. But while Mr Trump's bill was approved in the House, now it must pass through the Senate, where the legislation is believed to have little support.

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