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by | April 27, 2017 | 02:27

They've already proclaimed him as the new president, but the second round hasn't even begun. French Jewish leaders have called Le Pen a "candidate of hate" and urged voters to support the leading candidate, centrist Emmanuel Macron, to keep Le Pen from winning.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:51

China's navy has been taking an increasingly prominent role in recent months, with a rising star admiral taking command, its first aircraft carrier sailing around self-ruled Taiwan and new Chinese warships popping up in far-flung places. Accordingly to a report in view of the expansion of distant trade, the Chinese navy has the mission to defend the country's overseas benefits. The defence ministry said previously that it would carry China's J-15 aircraft along with other planes, and that it ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:47

In history classes, you learn that World War I was about more than just the weaponry, tactics, and resources obtained and developed during the years. The simple exchange sparked a romance, with Mr Hall later marrying Eunice and raising a family.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:24

As of Sunday afternoon, the cause of the fire was unknown, according to the fire department's public information officer. Mayor de Blasio speaks to the media at the scene of Sunday's fatal fire in Queens Village. Nigro says that when firefighters arrived four minutes later, the home was completely engulfed. The house next door was damaged in the fire. Officials say there was a 2-year-old was one of the five victims.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:16

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received a royal welcome from King Salman as he landed on Sunday in Saudi Arabia for a visit to boost ties after months of tension. Minister Of State Mohammed Alsheikh said Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who serves as chairman of the Council for Economic and Development affairs, recommended the reinstatement of allowances after an official review and better-than-expected budgetary performance in the first quarter of 2017.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:13

The court also found that the legislature had engaged in race-based gerrymandering, which similarly runs afoul of equal protection and the VRA. This is the third time this year that federal judges have ruled that Texas lawmakers have intentionally discriminated against minority voters, and the second time in as many months that this same panel of federal judges have.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:56

Antetokounmpo scored nine more in the final quarter, and the Raptors got no closer than 23 points the rest of the way. Despite the win, the Bucks covered the 8-point spread. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks are proving that they're ready for the big stage. Matthew Dellavedova scored 10 points in the Bucks' impressive win over Toronto.

by | April 19, 2017 | 01:59

Trump was the first major-party nominee in four decades to not release his tax returns , saying it was because he was under audit. Pressed Monday about whether Trump will follow recent presidential precedent and release his tax returns, press secretary Sean Spicer claimed the president can not do so because he is under audit by the IRS, the same explanation Trump has used since early previous year.

by | April 19, 2017 | 01:42

Dmitry Kiselyov, whose weekly news review show on Russia's state-run broadcaster has served as one of the most widely-watched pro-Kremlin programs in Russian Federation, turned his attention to North Korea last week. "Donald Trump's aggressive behavior has resurrected distrust and ill-will towards America, something that has characterized Russian society for the last two decades".

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:38

The Islamic State group's Aamaq news agency denied that any of its fighters were killed or wounded, citing a source within the group. The strike targeted a network of fortified underground tunnels that ISIS had been using to stage attacks on government forces in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:34

Sunday's launch was carried out around dawn from Sinpo, a site on North Korea's east coast where it has a shipyard. The Obama administration sanctioned such saboteur efforts in 2014 when the White House asked Pentagon officials to conduct cyber strikes against the North Korea's test missile launches.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:33

Earlier on Wednesday, after holding talks with the US secretary of state, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said some progress had been made on Syria, and a working group would be set up to examine the poor state of US-Russia ties. The US blamed the Assad regime for the attack and accused Russian Federation of trying to cover it up. Assad, in an interview with Agence France-Presse, denied that any chemical weapons attack took place.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:29

The OPCW's executive council held a session of its executive council on Thursday to address the attack on Khan Sheikhoun, in the rebel-held province of Idlib, northern Syria. The resolution would have demanded the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation into the chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:26

At a police press conference, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin D. Williams said that "the last location we actually had [Stephens] at was the homicide". Stephens began filming one of the videos while sitting in his auto. Stephens worked at Beech Brook , a behavioral health agency headquartered in Pepper Pike, near Cleveland.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:30

PITTSBURGH - Marc-Andre Fleury made 39 saves as Pittsburgh defeated visiting Columbus to seize a 2-0 lead in its Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. As for Lundqvist's performance, Nash said: "He's great". Zack Kassian - The Oilers winger had the game of his life, scoring a shorthanded goal and delivering a couple of monstrous hits, with 11 shot attempts (4 SOG), in a 2-0 Game Two win over San Jose.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:30

The match is booked as a "home" game for Inter Milan but AC Milan could find themselves in some kind of a renewed vigour after a new era started for the club on Friday, with Chinese investment firm Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux completing a £628m takeover of the club, taking the mantle from former Italy Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

by | April 15, 2017 | 02:25

Both Syria and Russian Federation have denied that forces loyal to the Assad regime carried out the toxic gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April. Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized that the participants warned that any unilateral action by the U.S.is unacceptable. In Russia's view, the probe conducted by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons should be widened to include experts from many nations, he said.

by | April 15, 2017 | 01:30

Gwinnett County Police on Thursday announced the firing of Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Master Police Officer Robert McDonald , a day after the traffic stop was recorded by witnesses who posted the video online. We hold our officers accountable for their actions. In a second video , Hollins then can be seen lying handcuffed on the ground in the middle of the highway, when another officer, Robert McDonald , sprinted over to the scene and kicked Hollins in the face.

by | April 15, 2017 | 01:14

His reelection in 2009, marred by fraud allegations, led to the biggest protests in Iran since the 1979 revolution."I merely registered here to support my dear brother, Baghaei", Mr. Ebrahim Raisi is a hard-line judge who spent years in powerful backroom positions before emerging as a leading challenger for Iran's presidential election next month.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:51

Last week, Army Staff Sgt. Mark R De Alencar, 37, was killed in an operation by U.S. Special Forces in Achin, which is close to the Pakistani border. The deaths have not been independently verified, but ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said no civilians were harmed in the massive blast that targeted a network of caves and tunnels.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:48

The terror group is desperately holding on to the remaining stronghold it occupies by putting up a fierce fight against the liberators. ISIS controlled 40 percent of Iraqi territory in 2014 but that figure is now down to 6.8 percent as of March 31, after extensive military operations, Brig.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:45

Other world powers have also condemned Assad for the April 4 attack - although Syrian ally Russian Federation continues to maintain there is insufficient evidence Assad carried out the attack. "We have heard from Washington, not only contradictory but also aggressive statements". The chemical attack also invited deadly US air strike on the Shayrat airfield of the Syrian air forces, believed by Washington to be the base for warplanes that carried out the chemical attack.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:59

John Lithgow and Jared Harris were each nominated for Best Supporting Actor , and Vanessa Kirby was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the show. Other nominations with Northern Ireland connections include Game of Thrones , which is shortlisted for the Virgin TV must-see moment for the season 6 'Battle of the B******' scene.

by | April 12, 2017 | 03:26

Ultra-Orthodox Jews burn leavened items in a final preparation before the start at sundown of the Jewish Passover (Pesach) holiday, in the city of Bnei Brak, central Israel, on April 10, 2017. Earlier on Monday morning, in an unusual move, the Taba border crossing between Israel and Sinai was closed. The Daesh group had claimed responsibility for the church bombings in the Nile Delta cities of Alexandria and Tanta in which at least 44 people were killed.

by | April 11, 2017 | 09:15

State Department spokesperson said on Saturday. Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has called for an investigation against a leading opposition politician for suggesting the government was carrying out a Syria-like chemical attack against protesters.

by | April 10, 2017 | 02:17

The EU's draft letter states that Britain's exit bill will be a once only payment. He said: "Starting parallel talks on all issues at the same time as suggested by some in the United Kingdom will not happen". For sure the European Union and Britain will continue to cooperate in this field, also through our cooperation with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation".

by | April 10, 2017 | 02:14

Is there any public evidence to support Trump's claim that Rice may have committed a crime? Rice said , adding Obama officials never used intelligence to spy on Trump officials for political purposes. When a name is unmasked it is only provided to the official who requested it, and therefore unmasking is not equivalent to leaking the name. President Trump addresses a joint news conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 5.

by | April 10, 2017 | 02:14

In appearances on the Sunday news shows, Tillerson said advances in North Korea's ballistic missile program concerned the US the most. While the timing was largely coincidental, the fact that US President Donald Trump ordered the strike while hosting a summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping carried particular resonance given that the North's nuclear ambitions-and how best to thwart them-was among the top agenda items of their meeting.

by | April 10, 2017 | 02:10

In remarks from his Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach , Florida, President Donald Trump explained his decision to launch a military strike against a Syrian air base Thursday night, expressing disgust at the "very barbaric attack" by Syria .

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:45

Relations between China and the USA under former President Barack Obama were strained by issues including China's island-building in waters surrounding global shipping lanes in the South China Sea, allegations of cyberhacking and a US policy rebalance to Asia.