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French authorities thwart attack: flat raided and two men arrested

Ms Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, the europhile given the best chance of beating her in a run-off, are leading in opinion polls for the first round of the election this Sunday, with around 22 to 24 per cent each. But he added that "terrorism.is a challenge that calls upon us more than anything else to come together, because the terrorists wish nothing more than our division". [Full Article...]

Worlds best street food city Bangkok to ban all street vendors

Worlds best street food city Bangkok to ban all street vendors After shuttering the famed street food districts of Silom, Siam Square, and Pratunam, Chinatown's Yaowarat Road and Khaosan Road are their next targets in the race to erase street food. Residents and those who like to visit the city for its street food stalls are not happy with the news. Thailand is a must-visit destination for the devoted foodie-a place where tiny food stalls can be found o... [Full Article...]

Calm Chelsea have experience to win title, says Begovic

I prefer to play for the title instead of not fighting for the title and being calm. 'We have to react in the right way, ' he said . Add in Conte's reminder of how this season should be seen in the context of Chelsea's poor campaign a year ago and the impression is left of a manager trying to lower expectations just when they are at their highest. [Full Article...]

Turkey need not choose between Russia, US: Cavusoglu

Asked by reporters what the future holds for Turkish-Russian ties after Ankara welcomed USA missile strikes against a Syrian regime airbase last week - the opposite of Moscow's reaction - Mevlut Cavusoglu said, Turkey "does not have to take a side between Russia and the U.S". [Full Article...]

Mountain lion snatches pet dog from Northern California home

Mountain lion snatches pet dog from Northern California home She explained their small dog - a Portuguese Podengo named Lenore - who had been sleeping at the foot of the bed, woke them up with her barking. The Fought's live in the hills of Pescadero, an area where it is not uncommon to see a mountain lion in the fields near their house. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

A separate critical test in the Pacific region, to be held at the end of May, will examine the ability of the U.S. to shoot down a future North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile that could threaten the US. Mr Pence is in Tokyo to discuss trade with Taro Aso, Japan's deputy prime minister. But Pence reassured his jittery hosts that those decades-old security commitments are ironclad, a ... [Full Article...]

North Korea 'attempts to launch missile but fails': USPACOM

North Korea 'attempts to launch missile but fails': USPACOM McMaster said the launch "fits a pattern of provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior on the part of the North Korean regime". USA officials said they were certain the weapon in the failed launch was not an ICBM, which has a minimum range of 3,400 miles and is created to carry nuclear warheads. [Full Article...]

Turkish Minister for EU Affairs Calls OSCE Report on Referendum 'Immature'

Turkish Minister for EU Affairs Calls OSCE Report on Referendum 'Immature' The juxtaposition of the differing responses underscored the awkward situation faced by many USA and European officials in responding to the disputed results of the referendum , which changed Turkey from a parliamentary democracy to one led by an executive president with strong central powers. [Full Article...]

Brexit deadline a specific factor in snap poll move

That, in turn, would serve to marginalize some of the loudest and most bellicose "Leave" supporters - in Parliament, in the British press, and anywhere else - who might otherwise pose an obstacle to an orderly withdrawal of the United Kingdom. [Full Article...]

Man killed 3 on street, says he 'hates white people'

April 18, 2017. According to the Frenso Police Department, Muhammad said " Allahu akbar " before allegedly killing the three. He opened fire at four spots within one block and was arrested at the scene, police said. Dyer said the three victims were apparently chosen at random but adds it is too soon to know if this case is connected to terrorism. We pray for the victims, their families and f... [Full Article...]

White House will not comment on Turkey referendum before observers' report

White House will not comment on Turkey referendum before observers' report They shouldn't try, it will be in vain, he said. Asked by a reporter whether Trump would be able to work with an "undemocratic Turkey" on fighting terrorism, Sanders said the focus should not be on "whether or not it's acceptable". Trump thanked Erdogan for Turkey's support of the retaliatory action. "President Trump thanked President Erdogan for supporting this action by the United States, an... [Full Article...]

Tillerson Says US Relationship With Russia at 'Low Point'

Tillerson Says US Relationship With Russia at 'Low Point' Details of the meeting were not released. Lavrov, however, said at Thursday's news conference that the vetoed proposal was formulated "unilaterally" as it only asked the Syrian government to open access to all its military facilities. The proposed resolution would have condemned the alleged attack and expressed the council's full backing to investigators from the Organization for the Prohibiti... [Full Article...]

We deserved to lose against Man Utd, admits Conte

The Italian manager also conceded that Chelsea's odds of winning this year's title has slipped to 50% given Sunday's defeat, as well as how well Tottenham are playing. But for United, it was a massive boost to their top four hopes. And it also means that, following Spurs' 4-0 thumping of Bournemouth on Saturday, the title race is very much on with just four points separating the two sides with... [Full Article...]

'UK general election will not change EU's stance on Brexit'

In by-elections we've been consistently increasing our vote share - in Witney we ate into a Conservative majority and in Richmond we overturned it bringing Sarah Olney in. And Suffolk Coastal MP Dr Therese Coffey was also ready for the battle ahead. If the polls are right, the Conservatives could be looking at a massive majority of as many as 140 seats following Theresa May's call for an early G... [Full Article...]

Pound surges as United Kingdom leader calls for early election

Deutsche Bank, one the world's biggest sterling bears, said May's election call was a "game-changer" for the currency, and that it would raise its forecasts for the pound in the coming days. He said Tuesday that Labour's election platform in June would be for a more equal society and economy, and "a Brexit that works for all". But the election still carries risk for May, with voters' potentially w... [Full Article...]

Pound swings as UK leader calls for early election

So sure that, only hours after surprising everyone with an election call, Ms. The dramatic announcement caps almost a year of tumult in British politics following the Brexit vote in June 2016 that included the resignation of May's predecessor David Cameron and her rapid rise to power last year. [Full Article...]

Richmond Hill house prices continue to soar above national trends

Richmond Hill house prices continue to soar above national trends According to the Royal LePage survey, the median price of a bungalow dropped by four per cent to $300,127. According to the report, two-storey home median prices remained relatively flat, increasing only 0.1 per cent, while bungalows saw the greatest median price increase at 2.4 per cent. [Full Article...]

Sterling hits highest since December after PM calls for early election

Deutsche Bank said it was abandoning all its short positions on sterling in the light of a lower risk of economic shocks. But May said Tuesday she had "reluctantly" changed her mind. Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant said the move was a necessary one. The prime minister had previously said categorically that the next general election would be held as scheduled in 2020; many Conservative party bac... [Full Article...]

Judge Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to US Supreme Court

Judge Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to US Supreme Court Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life, added: 'November exit polls showed that one in five Americans prioritized the Supreme Court nomination when casting their vote, and with a majority of 57 per cent of those voters casting a vote for Donald Trump , it is clear that the majority of American voters wanted a strict constructionist'. [Full Article...]

Wider cracks appear in AIADMK over Sasikala, Dinakaran's ouster

Addressing the media after holding talks at the Chief Minister's residence, minister Jayakumar said that the party has made a decision to distance itself from TTV Dinakaran, Sasikala and their family. He claimed it was the desire of all party cadres, top functionaries, district secretaries, MPs, MLAs, and the ministers. TN School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan, however, says: "There are no tal... [Full Article...]


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