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Attack overshadows last campaign day in French election first round

Attack overshadows last campaign day in French election first round Three candidates - Le Pen, Center-right candidate Francois Fillon and centrist independent, Emmanuel Macron - announced they were suspending their campaigns. A man emerged from the auto and opened fire on the van with an "automatic weapon", killing one officer instantly, Brandet said. "We must first show our solidarity with the police". [Full Article...]

Belgium: ISIS naming of Belgian attacker was fake

The anti-terror prosecutors in France have opened investigation into the attack . Retiree Elena Worms, walking her dog near the Champs-Elysees, called the attack "destabilizing" and said she fears it will "push people to the extremes" in Sunday's presidential election . [Full Article...]

Trump predicts Paris attack will have 'big effect' on French election

Trump predicts Paris attack will have 'big effect' on French election Sgt. Kelvin Grant, of the Hardeeville Police Department, was struck in the arm by a bullet and on his left side by a bullet fragment, Hardeeville Police Chief Sam Woodward said. Le Pen, who leads the National Front, has made immigration and security a core part of her campaign. At a televised news conference Friday, Le Pen called for the closure of all Islamist mosques in France, the expulsion o... [Full Article...]

Protesters arrested in demonstration against LIC bakery for firing undocumented immigrant workers

Protesters arrested in demonstration against LIC bakery for firing undocumented immigrant workers The quartet were part of a larger group protesting Tom Cat's edict that employees had to provide valid USA working papers or lose their jobs - and possibly face deportation. The protest outside the bakery took place throughout the morning. "The Trump administration may want us to quietly disappear, but we're not going away silently", said Henry Rivera, a Tom Cat Bakery worker. [Full Article...]

VP Pence to North Korea: "The Sword Stands Ready"

VP Pence to North Korea: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un follows in the footsteps of his father, Kim Jong Il, with his perpetual war of words against the West. Multiple US officials said all current anti-missile ships and other ground-based interceptors in Alaska are available. [Full Article...]

South Korea on High Alert as the North Prepares Anniversary Army Celebration

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has a message for North Korea: "We're not trying to pick a fight so don't try and give us one". The U.N.'s most powerful body demanded an immediate end to the North's nuclear and missile tests and threatened to take "further significant measures" - U.N. [Full Article...]

GM says Venezuela has illegally seized its manufacturing plant

GM says Venezuela has illegally seized its manufacturing plant Mass anti-government protests started in Venezuela at the beginning of April after the country's Supreme Court chose to take on the legislative functions of the National Assembly, which is now controlled by the opposition. Pressure on Maduro has been mounting since 2014, as falling prices for Venezuela's crucial oil exports have sent the once-booming economy into a tailspin. [Full Article...]

If China Wants 'To Solve The North Korea Problem, They Will'

If China Wants 'To Solve The North Korea Problem, They Will' Trump has learned that the situation on the Korean peninsula is more complicated than he initially suspected, but he continues to put China at the heart of his North Korea policy. The language on North Korea's nuclear program was more straightforward. Russian Federation blocked the release of the statement , a Security Council diplomat said. [Full Article...]

Aircraft carrier wasn't sailing to deter North Korea, as USA suggested

Aircraft carrier wasn't sailing to deter North Korea, as USA suggested Administration officials told the New York Times of what the paper called "a glitch-ridden sequence of events" over the strike group's location. "It ensures our-we have the strategic capabilities, and it gives the president options in the region ", he said. "The statement that was put out was that the Carl Vinson Group was headed to the Korean Peninsula". [Full Article...]

Gorsuch's ascension to high court vindicates McConnell plan

Gorsuch's ascension to high court vindicates McConnell plan And the vote is a big legislative win for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Kentucky, who refused to even consider President Barack Obama's nominee after Justice Antonin Scalia died in February 2016, leaving the seat open for Trump to fill. [Full Article...]

British parliament backs May's plan for June 8 snap election

It is worth remembering that during the European Union referendum, 53.9 per cent of Maidenhead - the Prime Minister's constituency - voted to remain. Labour would "end this racket", "overturn the rigged system", and would "focus on the kind of country we want to have after Brexit" - eschewing Theresa May's election campaign as an "ego trip about her own failing leadership". [Full Article...]

FOX News Gives Bill O'Reilly His Walking Papers…Finally

Just last month, the network signed him to a new three-year contract. Women are feeling stronger, coming forward, standing up for themselves and I know that it went on for a long time . After being relieved of his duties as a right-wing rabble-rouser, O'Reilly issued a statement noting, "It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims". [Full Article...]

Tottenham coach Ugo Ehiogu in hospital after collapsing

Ehiogu made more than 300 appearances for Villa , one of which was in the 2000 FA Cup final loss to Chelsea . And despite suffering numerous injury problems himself, he managed to play for England, win a League Cup and play as part of the side that got to a UEFA Cup final whilst a Boro player. [Full Article...]

Killing of three white men in California city racially motivated

Killing of three white men in California city racially motivated All three are now dead. It's one of many new details suspect Kori Ali Muhammad revealed in an hourslong statement to investigators, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said Wednesday. His criminal history includes gun, drug and theft arrests. Muhammad is expected to be charged Friday in the killings. He had been associated with gangs, but he was not a confirmed member, police said. [Full Article...]

Cyclone Cook to affect most of NZ, landfall likely Thursday

Cyclone Cook to affect most of NZ, landfall likely Thursday Air New Zealand canceled flights across the country. The cyclone formed around Vanuatu on Sunday and moved towards New Caledonia, bringing heavy rain and winds and causing cuts to power and water supplies. Cyclone Cook on Monday dumped heavy rain on New Caledonia, where four people were hurt when a tree fell on their vehicle and power supplies were disrupted. [Full Article...]

Easter holiday rooted in Christian faith

Conference of Catholic Bishops, said April 17. "It is the celebration and glorification of the greatest miracle the Earth has ever seen, the resurrection of the Son of God, which marks the redemption and renewal of life for the human race". [Full Article...]

Dog is Lost After Being Placed on Wrong WestJet flight

Dog is Lost After Being Placed on Wrong WestJet flight After a long, odd plane trip that began in Halifax and should have ended in Newfoundland, Terri Pittman has finally found her lost labradoodle Cooper - near Hamilton International Airport. She said more than 100 people have been searching Thursday on Airport Road and nearby. WestJet apologized for the mishap and flew the dog's owners to Hamilton on Thursday where they joined a search for Cooper. [Full Article...]

O'Reilly is out at Fox News amid sexual harassment accusations

O'Reilly is out at Fox News amid sexual harassment accusations Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) says she's quite pleased Bill O'Reilly is out of Fox News. He then introduced "Bill O'Reilly's biggest fan", his Colbert Report character, to issue a statement about The O'Reilly Factor host's sudden departure from Fox News. [Full Article...]

Paris shooting: Everything we know the morning after the deadly attack

Emerging from an emergency meeting of security officials, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve announced a full mobilization of security forces, including elite units, to back up 50,000 police already earmarked to ensure citizens' safety during the election . [Full Article...]

North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike'

North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike' China "has a grandstand seat but no control", said University of Virginia China scholar Brantly Womack. It's not just South Korea that would suffer. One reason for this is related to the relatively resilient nature of the North Korean state in the face of economic hardship. China may be getting fed up with continued nuclear bluster from long-time ally North Korea and tilting toward the Unite... [Full Article...]


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