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Marine Le Pen strives to rebrand Front National as Jewish defence party

Marine Le Pen strives to rebrand Front National as Jewish defence party With less than three weeks before the first-round of the French presidential elections, Le Pen and independent candidate Emmanuel Macron have been running in a virtual tie in polls for the initial ballot. When questioned about legal problems surrounding her National Front party including campaign financing and the use of expenses at the European parliament, she said she considered herself to be ... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis Condemns Fatal Bomb Attack In Syria

Pope Francis is leading Easter celebrations in front of thousands of pilgrims who have gathered in St Peter's Square in the Vatican . Pope Francis castigated "oppressive regimes" in his Easter massage on Sunday and appealed to world leaders to prevent the outbreak of conflicts among nations. [Full Article...]

Business tycoon Vijay Mallya arrested in London

The courts in United Kingdom will examine, if Mallya's offence is extraditable or not. A flamboyant Indian business tycoon, wanted in India on charges of fraud and defaulting on loans worth over one billion dollars, was arrested Tuesday in Britain on behalf of Indian authorities. [Full Article...]

Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles The attempted launch occurred a day after the regime of Kim Jong Un showed off a bevy of new missiles and launchers at a large-scale military parade on its most important holiday. The White House did not offer a sense of when Trump's patience might run out. "I don't want to telegraph what I'm doing or what I'm thinking". Trump was referring to reports that China had turned back North Korean co... [Full Article...]

Foreign Secretary cancels Moscow trip as tensions grow over Syria

USA officials say about 20 planes were destroyed in Friday's attack on the Shayrat base. He went on to warn that Russian Federation could either maintain its alliance with "the Assad regime, the Iranians, and Hizballah" or "realign with the United States, with other Western countries and Middle East countries who are seeking to resolve the Syrian crisis;" i.e., accept the Western drive for regim... [Full Article...]

Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

After taking a 2-1 advantage with a dramatic 4-3 OT victory on Bobby Ryan's victor in Game 3 Monday night, the Senators were calm, cool and collected as they met with the media at their Boston hotel Tuesday - and they understand the Bruins aren't about to back down just because this series hasn't the way they expected. [Full Article...]

Trump on North Korea: 'I Don't Want to Telegraph What I'm Doing'

From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the USA was ready to work to achieve a peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Sen. Mark Warner: No Evidence To Support Trump Political Snooping Claims

Sen. Mark Warner: No Evidence To Support Trump Political Snooping Claims As a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst who has handled requests for demasking the names of American citizens for a USA policymaker, I thought Rice's claims in her interview did not add up. The Times noted that the President suggested other Obama administration officials could have been involved, but would provide no evidence for either that claim or Rice's alleged crime. [Full Article...]

North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade

North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade The Associated Press furthers notes that in a statement Friday, North Korea's military drew parallels to past USA actions against Iraq and Libya. Rows of military bands and goose-stepping and sword-wielding soldiers marched through Pyongyang's main Kim Il-sung square for the "Day of the Sun " celebrations, as a black-suited Kim Jong-un watched on. [Full Article...]

In Pakistan, journalism student lynched by screaming mob for 'blasphemy'

In Pakistan, journalism student lynched by screaming mob for 'blasphemy' Police chief Mehsud said 22 suspects, including six university officials, had been arrested thus far. Pakistani police opened a hate speech investigation involving two Muslim clerics on Sunday, April 16, after the killing of a university student over allegations that he had committed blasphemy. [Full Article...]

Milton Keynes MPs support Prime Minister's call for snap general election

Tin Faron, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, which have positioned themselves as the party for people who voted Remain, said that people now had a chance to change the direction of the country. Mrs May said an election was in the country's best interest following last year's vote to leave the European Union. South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck has vowed to "fight day and night" to secure a Lab... [Full Article...]

Graham calls for more troops to fight ISIS

Graham calls for more troops to fight ISIS Why they are supporting a regime that is committing mass murder against its own people. Asked whether she thought Russian Federation was trying to help Assad cover up the use of chemical weapons, Haley said either Moscow knew Assad had weapons that would be used or they were "played for fools by Assad and kept in the dark". [Full Article...]

PM talks education and security in India

Following the official talks, both dignitaries inaugurated by video conference TERI-Deakin Nano Biotechnology Center in the northern state of Haryana. It added that the duo "welcomed continued and deepened trilateral cooperation and dialogue among Australia, India and Japan". "My first visit to India as Prime Minister is a chance to further cooperate across a wide range of sectors, including ene... [Full Article...]

Pence, Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

Pence, Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo Trump campaigned on an "America First" platform, and has vowed to narrow big trade deficits with nations like China and Japan. But no one was predicting what might come next. Kiselyov is known for sometimes extreme statements, such as when he warned that Russian Federation could turn the USA into "radioactive ash". The stance is sparking concerns among former officials in successive Democratic a... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis holds Easter Sunday mass

In his homily at an Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, Francis recounted the Biblical account of Jesus Christ's mother Mary and Mary Magdalene, filled with grief, as they went to visit his tomb following the crucifixion. Repeatedly during Holy Week services, Francis has drawn attention to the plight of war victims, refugees and migrants. Sunday also marks the 90th birthday of Francis' pr... [Full Article...]

Trump signs 'Buy American' executive order at Snap-on

As a presidential candidate, Trump said he would "end forever the use of the H-1B as a cheap labor program, and institute an absolute requirement to hire American workers for every visa and immigration program", with "no exceptions". Dubbed "Buy American, Hire American", the directive follows a series of recent Trump reversals on economic policies. Last year, Disney was accused of taking adv... [Full Article...]

Arkansas governor says execution plan just part of the job

Arkansas governor says execution plan just part of the job Local media outlets had tweeted photos and video of Griffen appearing to mimic an inmate strapped to a gurney at the demonstration. In her order Saturday, US District Judge Kristine Baker said there was "a significant possibility" the inmates will succeed in challenging the execution protocol. [Full Article...]

China sends 'positive signals' it will help defuse North Korea crisis

China sends 'positive signals' it will help defuse North Korea crisis But experts agree that China also wants to prevent North Korea from becoming a full-fledged nuclear power - and certainly wants to prevent a war on their southern border that could send millions of refugees flooding into China and potentially risk bringing a U.S. [Full Article...]

NY Times public editor raps paper for omitting Palestinian writer's terrorist past

Kadoura Fares, head of the Palestinian Prisoners Club, elaborated some of the demands in remarks to The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday. If he chooses to do so, it will be now easier for Barghouti to eat in the solitary confinement cell without his fellow terrorists noticing that he isn't hunger striking with them. [Full Article...]

British PM May calls for early election on June 8

Public support for May's political opponents - the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats - remains at very low levels in the wake of the June referendum on Britain's membership in the EU. The borough's MPs are as divided in their response to Theresa May's snap general election announcement as the infighting alluded to in her speech this morning. [Full Article...]


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