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Twelve Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen helicopter crash

The Trump administration is considering providing intelligence, aerial refueling and other military assistance to the United Arab Emirates, which is helping the Saudis. The Middle East is familiar turf for Mattis, a Marine veteran of the Iraq war who rose to four-star rank. It's his fourth trip overseas but the first regional tour since taking office. [Full Article...]

French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote The attack, he said, had been planned to take place within France, but his department could not immediately "determine the exact date, target or circumstances of their action". Melenchon held a rally in Dijon and his hologram was projected by satellite to six other cities. France's fight against homegrown and overseas Islamic extremism has been one of the main campaign topics for presidential ca... [Full Article...]

'Imminent' Terrorist Attack Foiled by French Police, Two Arrests Made

Searches are also underway, Fekl said. "It is one of the unknowns of a vote that has many unknowns". France remains in a state of emergency and on high alert over possible terrorist attacks. While prosecutors haven't identified the potential targets, Le Pen said on BFM television that "we are all targets". Le Pen dropped by 2.5 percentage points to 22.5 percent of voting intentions since ear... [Full Article...]

Cut North Korea's lifeline: PM to China

A message on the screen in Korean translates as: "If US imperialists move an inch toward us, we will immediately hit them with nukes". The ships are now operating in the Indian Ocean, conducting exercises with Australian naval forces, according to Defense News. [Full Article...]

People Shot And Killed In Fresno, California

Authorities say Muhammad yelled "God is great" in Arabic while being taken into custody. At a briefing Tuesday night, Dyer said police believed the killings were "motivated by hate" and not tied to terrorism. He also posted on Facebook saying he didn't like white people. Authorities did not publicize his identity as they were chasing possible sightings of Muhammad, as well as other leads in ... [Full Article...]

Korean crisis: Trump 'sends in three aircraft carriers'

White House officials said on Tuesday that they had been relying on guidance from the Defence Department. The Navy posted photos online showing the ships sailing near Indonesia over the weekend, which put the flotilla roughly 3,500 miles away from North Korea. [Full Article...]

Basque Separatists ETA Hand List of Arms Caches to Frence

Basque Separatists ETA Hand List of Arms Caches to Frence Representatives of the self-appointed Peace Artisans activist group, acting as mediators in the disarmament process, told reporters that the total number of weapons included 120 firearms and three tons of explosives and ammunition. People walk in front of a wall graffiti with a Basque flag painted on of a house in the center of Bayonne, southwestern France, April 7, 2017. A government source sai... [Full Article...]

U.S. gunman kills three white men 'in race attack'

The police chief of Fresno, California announced on Tuesday that the perpetrator of a mass shooting in the city - Kori Ali Muhammad - targeted his victims exclusively because they were white - even though he used the Islamic exclamation "Allahu akhbar" during his arrest. [Full Article...]

Pentagon might try to shoot down Pyongyang's next missile test

Delury believes achieving this goal would set the conditions for Kim to start improving North Korea's economy. Tensions have been escalating on the peninsula, with heated rhetoric from both North Korea and the US. "Just in the past two weeks, the world witnessed the strength and resolve of our new president in actions taken in Syria and Afghanistan", Mr Pence said. [Full Article...]

Democrats 'Fired Up and Mobilizing' After Narrow Kansas Loss

Trump's 2016 plurality was far less than Mitt Romney's 23-point margin four years earlier. Democrat Thompson had insisted that the race was less about Trump, and more about the policies of Kansas's unpopular Republican governor. "I can't stand Brownback", she said as she left her polling site in Belle Plaine. But in a sign of nervousness, Republicans poured money into the race late to bols... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom election on June 8 aims to put Brexit fears to rest

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel echoed the sentiment, saying "predictability and reliability" were "more important than ever" in the wake of the Brexit vote. "If we do not hold a general election now, their political game playing will continue". Although May has been the face of hard Brexit since taking office, it could be said that she has been forced to chart this course by the Parliament... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton drops truth bomb, says misogyny played role in Prez loss

Hillary Clinton drops truth bomb, says misogyny played role in Prez loss But you can't always get what you want. When asked how she was doing during a segment at the Women in the World Summit, Clinton responded, "You know what, I'm doing pretty well all things considered". Read Bee's full introduction at the Women in the World website . Clinton gave her first interview after the Monica Lewinsky scandal in the inaugural issue of Brown's now-defunct magazine, Talk. [Full Article...]

Vimy Ridge: Soldiers from Newmarket, Stouffville, Georgina, Vaughan killed in action

Vimy Ridge: Soldiers from Newmarket, Stouffville, Georgina, Vaughan killed in action On April 9, 1917, the four Canadian army divisions fought as a unified force for the first time, accomplishing what was thought impossible by the British and French forces - they captured the heavily fortified Vimy Ridge, 175 km north of Paris, France. [Full Article...]

United CEO felt 'ashamed' by video as Christie asks to suspend overbooking

United CEO felt 'ashamed' by video as Christie asks to suspend overbooking But while Dao's history quickly became a focus of attention, there's no indication that his past influenced how he was treated or that the airline or police were aware of his background or would have known anything about him other than basic information such as his name and address, if that. [Full Article...]

Business and politics stoke record sales of Ivanka's brand

Business and politics stoke record sales of Ivanka's brand While Ivanka Trump was sitting down to enjoy a meal of pan-seared dove sole, Thumbelina carrots and the most lovely chocolate cake along with Chinese President Xi Jinping earlier this month at her father's Mar-a-Lago resort, she was also being granted provisional approval for three new trademarks in China. [Full Article...]

US defense chief says NKorea 'recklessly tried to provoke'

US defense chief says NKorea 'recklessly tried to provoke' His language was stronger than in an initial written statement he issued shortly after the launch, in which he simply said he was aware of the failure. In Moscow last week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a joint news conference with visiting Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Russian President Vladimir Putin would be willing to re-open the deconfliction channel on condition th... [Full Article...]

The Special Election in Georgia Is Heading to a Runoff

The Special Election in Georgia Is Heading to a Runoff Unofficial return numbers as reported by the Washington Post show Ossoff with 48.6 percent; Handel got less than 20 percent of the vote, but the threat of a Democrat in a seat that has always been held by the Republicans will surely be enough to mobilize the party into action. [Full Article...]

Will death penalty be the death knell for EU-Turkey talks?

Will death penalty be the death knell for EU-Turkey talks? The system is created to ensure that only one vote is cast per registered person and to avoid the possibility of ballot box-stuffing. Legislator Utku Cakirozer told The Associated Press that his Republican People's Party would on Monday file objections to results at local electoral board branches, before taking their case to the Supreme Electoral Board. [Full Article...]

Dhaka: Khaleda Zia calls PM Sheikh Hasina's India tour as failed one

Dhaka: Khaleda Zia calls PM Sheikh Hasina's India tour as failed one In reference to Hasina claim that she didn't visit India to seek anything but to seek friendship, Khaleda said, "She [Hasina] has essentially accepted that she could bring nothing for Bangladesh from India, rather gave them everything as par the demand of India". [Full Article...]

European Union hopes snap election will boost May's mandate

May is hoping her gamble will pay off, but it could have the opposite effect, with those who voted to remain in the European Union putting their strength behind a single party in a protest vote. While voter registration has already closed for the May 4 elections, the cut-off date for June 8 has yet to be announced. "Division in Westminster will risk our ability to make a success of Brexit an... [Full Article...]


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