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Russia, Iran Say US Crossed 'Red Line' in Syria, Vow Response

Palestinian backers of Syrian President Bashar Assad hold a banner with the colors of the Palestinian and Syrian flags as they rally in the West Bank city of Nablus against USA strikes. "Russia stepped in at the time and said they would guarantee the removal and elimination of Syria's chemical weapons capability", an official said. [Full Article...]

French police foil 'imminent' terror attack after explosives discovered

Earlier on Tuesday, French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said French police held two individuals "on suspicion of planning violent act on the eve of presidential election", without giving further details. France's fight against home-grown and overseas Islamic extremism has been one of the main campaign topics for presidential candidates. With Le Pen expected to reach the second round, polls ... [Full Article...]

World Cup 2026 Q&A

If FIFA is satisfied with the proposal then the tournament would be awarded straight to the USA -led bid, potentially avoiding the recriminations that have dogged FIFA since the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were controversially awarded to Russian Federation and Qatar respectively. [Full Article...]

UK election talk builds ahead of surprise statement from May

There is after all a long European history of second EU referendums in the wake of "incorrect results", including in Ireland and France . Such a deal could be in place within 90 days of Britain leaving the European Union at the end of May 2019. [Full Article...]

Brexit's Popularity Leads to Snap British Election

Brexit's Popularity Leads to Snap British Election She said the political divisions "risk our ability to make a success of Brexit". According to a recent poll , 55% of British voters support May's handling of Brexit negotiations, while one pollster recently predicted that the Tories could gain a 100-seat majority in the House of Commons this year. [Full Article...]

McDonald's employee recognized Steve Stephens as he was ordering at drive-thru

Stephens was spotted by an "alert citizen" around 11 a.m. Tuesday, Pennslyvania State Police Troopers troopers said in a Facebook post . Tom Ducharme Jr., who owns the McDonalds, told CBS affiliate WSEE that Stephens pulled up to the first drive-thru window around 11 a.m., where an employee recognized him and noticed he was driving a Ford Fusion with OH tags. [Full Article...]

North Korean envoy at UN warns of nuclear war possibility

The press event was held hours after US Vice President Mike Pence visited the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. While addressing the Monday's press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer noted that he did not anticipate any "red lines" coming from the USA over North Korea. [Full Article...]

Schiff to Trump: End 'casual talk' on North Korea

A USA official said Pyongyang's projectile "blew up nearly immediately" during an attempted launch off North Korea's east coast. He continued, "I hope there's going to be peace, but they've been talking with this gentleman for a long time", in reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. [Full Article...]

US governor brought down by humiliating scandal

US governor brought down by humiliating scandal According to The New York Times , Bentley on Monday pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges: failing to file a major contribution report and using campaign contributions for personal use. "It's really time for us to look ahead and start moving forward on more pressing matters", Republican Sen. His resignation came just as the House of Judiciary Committee wrapped up the first day of the impea... [Full Article...]

Germany hopes Britain's early election leads to more Brexit clarity

UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for [statement, text] an early general election to take place on June 8th of this year as opposed to the scheduled 2020 general election. But Tusk's spokesman said the European Union would stick to its own plans, which should see negotiations starting in June after Tusk chairs a summit of the 27 other European Union national leaders on April 29. [Full Article...]

Defense chief says North Korea 'recklessly tried to provoke'

Defense chief says North Korea 'recklessly tried to provoke' He did not comment on what might have caused the missile to fail. "It shows why we are working so closely right now with the Chinese... to try to get this under control and aim for the denuclearized Korean peninsula", Mattis told reporters aboard his doomsday plane in route to Saudi Arabia. [Full Article...]

'Still Under Audit': Trump Returns Won't Be Seen on Tax Day

'Still Under Audit': Trump Returns Won't Be Seen on Tax Day The White House maintained that "the grave national security risks and privacy concerns of the hundreds of thousands of visitors annually" justifies its position on keeping the records secret. They see the logs as an important tool for monitoring which individuals or groups may be trying to influence government policy. But others said the Obama policy had been a laudable break from past polici... [Full Article...]

Tony Blair could work alongside Lib Dems in anti-Brexit election campaign

Senior Liberal Democrat sources have reportedly confirmed to The Telegraph that Blair has indicated he "could" campaign alongside Lib Dem leader Tim Farron to oppose Brexit. Their candidacies are subject to confirmation by the local parties. They have gained about 60,000 members since the start of 2015, 45, 000 of them since the general election in May of that year, and now have more than 90,0... [Full Article...]

Gunmen Attack Popular Religious Tourism Site In Sinai

Gunmen Attack Popular Religious Tourism Site In Sinai Catherine's historic architecture and art. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on a police checkpoint about 800 metres from the entrance to the monastery, one of the world's most important Christian sites. Attacks are common in northern Sinai, where an insurgency by Islamist militants has raged for years, but rare in south Sinai. An Ethiopian Coptic Christian woman arrives for ... [Full Article...]

Theresa May calls snap General Election for June 8

But what does it mean for the rest of the globe? John Pugh has slammed Prime Minister Theresa May for calling a snap general election. "But that will give Theresa May's administration the authority to go into Brexit talks with an electoral mandate - and end the criticism levelled at her that "no-one elected you". [Full Article...]

Rouhani Enters Iran Election Race Focused on His Economic Record

Rouhani Enters Iran Election Race Focused on His Economic Record Who can run for the presidency in Iran? The 12-member Guardian Council, which scrutinizes the candidates, was to announce on April 26, 2017, which candidates it determined were qualified to run. Over 1,600 people registered to run. Iran has since resumed selling oil and signed deals worth billions of dollars to replace its aging commercial airline inventory. [Full Article...]

North Korea nuclear: China fears 'conflict at any moment'

North Korea nuclear: China fears 'conflict at any moment' That threat, however, has been made numerous times in the past. Also on display was a powerful midrange missile that outside analysts call a "Musudan", and which can potentially reach US air bases in Guam, as well as a new solid-fuel midrange missile that can be fired from land mobile launchers, making them harder to detect before launch. [Full Article...]

Vijay Mallya Arrested in London

Once Mallya is extradited to India he is likely to be arrested and would face a slew of charges. His Airlines Company Kingfisher has a loan of Rs. 9,000 crores from various banks. Expressing delight post the arrest of beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya from London , former Kingfisher employee Neetu Shukla on Tuesday said the employees will cherish the move further more when they recover their ... [Full Article...]

US bishops: This Easter season, let yourself be filled with joy

There were a lot of people in the pews to celebrate the day's recognition of the "defining moment" in Christianity, he said after the day's service, during which he reiterated the key messages he strived to share with his congregation. And that's what Easter does - gently or powerfully - that Jesus died on the cross not because God wasn't in control, but because He was - and still is. [Full Article...]

Facebook video gunman kills himself after chase

Police received almost 400 tips from across the country, including possible sightings of Stephens in Pennsylvania. Stephens was wanted for the apparently random killing of 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr . In a rambling Facebook video, Stephens said, "I snapped, I just snapped". WEWS-TV reports that a video Stephens posted to Facebook previous year showed him firing rapidly at targets at the... [Full Article...]


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