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France's tense presidential race is colliding with May Day labor marches

Far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon and Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon also failed to get through to the final, second round vote. French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has come under fire on social media for lifting sections of a speech from a conservative rival, in what Ms Le Pen's aides said was a "nod-and-a-wink" to his voters. [Full Article...]

Russia-backed Syria deal enters into effect

Mohammed Rasheed, spokesperson for Jaish al-Nasr, confirmed to Zamn al-Wasl that fighting had taken place in Hama where the rebel group operates. "Sponsors of the deal hope that safe zones would bring relief for hundreds of thousands of Syrian civilians and encourage refugees to return". [Full Article...]

Trump Condemns Deniers Of Holocaust, Vows To Fight Anti-Semitism

Mr. Trump's keynote address comes two weeks after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's comments regarding the Holocaust at a press briefing where he compared Adolf Hitler with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, saying Hitler "didn't even sink to using chemical weapons." "We must defeat terrorism, and we must not ignore the threats of a regime that talks openly of Israel's destruction", Tr... [Full Article...]

Major gains for Tories in council elections but SNP hails 'emphatic' victory

Major gains for Tories in council elections but SNP hails 'emphatic' victory Two years ago, the party won just 14 per cent of the vote north of the border, but the Scots' Tories have seen a resurgence under the leadership of Ms Davidson, whose personal profile as a working class, lesbian woman and former BBC journalist is seen as appealing to those who would not typically vote Conservative. [Full Article...]

This is the best Star Wars offer you'll see today

Meanwhile, corporations also took advantage of the popularity of the movement. Costume parties, movie marathons and fun runs were among the special events being staged in NY and other cities worldwide on Star Wars Day . "It's challenging from his melancholy melodies up until his really hectic marches in Empire strikes back". Official partners also offer sales, giveaways and exclusives, an... [Full Article...]

Thousands attend funeral of youth in Kulgam

Thousands attend funeral of youth in Kulgam On Sunday morning, thousands of men and women took to the streets at Qaimoh village of Kulgam to participate in the funeral of Ahmad who was killed on Saturday in a brief of exchange of fire between the police and militants at Mir Bazar. The militant attack left five policemen and two bank guards dead. This image shows Indian troops during a crackdown in Turkwangam Lassipora in Shopian, south of... [Full Article...]

The tribe that worships local god Prince Philip long for his return

The tribe that worships local god Prince Philip long for his return The duke, who turns 96 in June, will retire from royal duties in the autumn after more than 65 years supporting the Queen. The prince said: "Although having for many years said it is a job from which you can't retire, he's just proved that it might be possible to retire, which is quite good for the rest of us". [Full Article...]

Buhari jets out for medical check

Buhari jets out for medical check Presidency spokesman Femi Adesina said the 74-year-old doctors would determine how long he stayed in the British capital, where he spent almost two months undergoing treatment from mid-January. Ailing President Buhari Off to London for Indefinite Sick Leave appeared first on SIGNAL. They were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents from the Government Secondary School in Chibok, a community in Borno S... [Full Article...]

UK Conservative lead stays strong ahead of June election -Opinium poll

Yet this despair is misplaced. I am disappointed at every Labour defeat in the local elections. Except this poll is even more significant, because it employs a real electorate. "We are for the many, you're for the few". But he said: "In the general election it's my expectation that people will see this as a two party contest. [Full Article...]

Revenue Forecast of The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Revenue Forecast of The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Several analysts have commented on KO shares. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.45 EPS. Vetr raised The Coca-Cola from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $44.81 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, April 24th. [Full Article...]

Israeli Patriot missiles down target over Golan Heights: army

Israel's patriot missile system shot down a drone over the Golan heights Thursday, the Israeli Defense Forces announced Thursday. A huge explosion shook Damascus in what state media said was an Israeli missile strike on a military installation near the Syrian capital's global airport. [Full Article...]

10 things we learned from FBI Director James Comey's Senate hearing

Grassley also grilled Comey about a recent New York Times report of an email that described assurances made by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch that she would protect Clinton by making sure the FBI's investigation of her email scandal did not go too far. [Full Article...]

White House says budget deal contains wall funding

Asked how the president would define a "good shutdown" , Mr Mulvaney suggested: "It would be one that fixes this town". Congress recently agreed to a spending bill that will prevent a government shutdown , but the end result represented the latest in a series of defeats for Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS

Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS The army initially intended on using steamboats to transport people, but now say they have run out of fuel. People have been fleeing Mosul in large numbers since the start of the Iraqi offensive against IS in October 2016. Additional reinforcements from the elite Rapid Response Division arrived in north-west Mosul on Sunday to help clear areas on the banks of the Tigris. [Full Article...]

Angry miners at disaster site attack Iranian president's auto

Angry miners at disaster site attack Iranian president's auto Miners were shouting: "This is a day of mourning" and denouncing the lack of health and safety measures at the mine, which they blame for the tragedy. Agence France Press also quoted Jazayeri as saying: "The existence of underground missile sites are an important deterrent factor against the sworn enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the nation". [Full Article...]

Miners at disaster site besiege Iranian president's car

Miners at disaster site besiege Iranian president's car News of the attack on Rouhani's auto did not initially come from the state media but from semi-official news agencies - Fars and Tasnim. The province will observe three days of mourning after the explosion, Iranian state television reported. [Full Article...]

Iran TV censors Rouhani documentary ahead of elections

Iran TV censors Rouhani documentary ahead of elections There was little hope of finding any survivors at a mine in northern Iran where 21 miners died trying to rescue their trapped workmates, a rescue official said Thursday. An explosion of methane gas collapsed a coal mine in Iran, killing more than 35 people and trapping others underground, according to Iranian state media. [Full Article...]

South Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption

He has strongly opposed North Korea's missile activities and refused to recognise the hermit kingdom as a nuclear power. "Officers and men of the army corps, divisions and regiments on the front, and strategic rocket forces in the depth of the country are loudly calling for the issue of order to mete out punishment", said the statement by the North's Korean People's Army. [Full Article...]

Air Force's mysterious space plane lands, wakes up Florida

The first three missions ended with landings at Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles. "The landing of OTV-4 marks another success for the X-37B programme and the nation", Lt. The Secure World Foundation has shot down speculation that the X-37B could be used to attack targets on the ground, saying that scenario has "near zero feasibility". [Full Article...]

Trump transition raised flags about Flynn Russia contacts

Flynn was forced to resign in February amid revelations that he had discussed US sanctions with Kislyak in the month before Trump took office and failed to disclose the conversations to senior White House officials. Yates was sacked by the Trump administration that same month for defying the president's controversial travel ban. A former military intelligence chief, Flynn was Trump s national ... [Full Article...]

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