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Sharks Outlast Oilers in Game 1 OT Thriller

For the most part, however, he was held in check by the Sharks . The Sharks are a deep, experienced team with a heavy lineup. They were almost 12 per cent below the league average in the percentage of loose pucks recovered in their defensive zone, a brutal performance. [Full Article...]

Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform

Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform Trump is to sign the order when he visits the world headquarters of Snap-On Inc, a tool manufacturer in Kenosha, Wisconsin. On April 18, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) titled " Buy American and Hire American ". [Full Article...]

Iran's Rouhani says Trump abetting Syria 'terrorists' with missile strike

Iran's Rouhani says Trump abetting Syria 'terrorists' with missile strike It was in retaliation for what the USA said was a chemical weapons attack by Mr Assad's forces on Syrian civilians. Mr Johnson said developments in Syria had "changed the situation fundamentally" as he dropped out of the planned talks with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. [Full Article...]

Paris attack: Police officer shot dead, another wounded, Champs Elysees closed off

Paris attack: Police officer shot dead, another wounded, Champs Elysees closed off The terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack - giving the attacker a war name indicating he had ties in Belgium and praising him as a " fighter of the Islamic State ", the Independent of the United Kingdom reported . As well as the assault rifle used in the attack, a pump action shotgun and knives were in his vehicle, Molins said . Traffic was going up and down the famous tree-li... [Full Article...]

Irish citizens' assembly recommends change to abortion laws

Irish citizens' assembly recommends change to abortion laws However, the Oireachtas could also choose to restrict abortion rights in Ireland or to maintain the law as it exists now. Members are now preparing to vote on whether to repeal the same article of the Constitution, to replace it completely or to amend it. [Full Article...]

Philippine troops kill suspected militant on resort island

Philippine troops kill suspected militant on resort island This led to travel warnings being issued by the United States, Australia, and other countries. Jojo Mascariñas, spokesman of the Army's 302nd Brigade, said the small group of bandits they clashed with at around 2 p.m. A military profile of Melloria, who uses the militant nom de guerre Abu Alih, said he converted to Islam when he married a Muslim woman in southern Zamboanga del Sur province in 20... [Full Article...]

Trump tells Kim Jong-Un: Behave

Of course they have said all the choices are on the table. The US has adopted a policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea. The U.S. has stepped up its warnings to North Korea over its missile program and nuclear weapons tests. "We would like to seek the best shape and forum for our bilateral relationship", Pence said. It's going to be a combination of different options.// There is the op... [Full Article...]

Flake: North Korea leader a 'madman capable of doing damage'

His comments came after a North Korean diplomat told a United Nations summit that thermonuclear war could break out "at any moment" . "They have a pretty good power, not a great power perhaps, but a pretty good power over North Korea". [Full Article...]

North Korea's Missile Threat

North Korea's Missile Threat Trump has been pressuring China, North Korea's main benefactor, to help defuse the situation over North Korea's development of atomic weapons and long-range missiles but he has also warned that the US will settle the issue alone if other countries won't help. [Full Article...]

Indonesia prosecutors call for one-year jail term for Jakarta governor

So called "quick count" results by research companies, which give a reliable indicator of voting, will be available within hours of the polls closing at 1 p.m. Many Muslim groups, especially hardline Islamists, took offence to the comments and called for Purnama to be sacked and jailed. After an anti-Purnama protest previous year turned violent, authorities are taking no chances and over 60,000 ... [Full Article...]

Market Analyst Who Called Trump Victory Sees Le Pen Winning in France

The first round will send two of 11 candidates into a run-off vote in two weeks' time to pick a new president for France, a core member of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, and the world's fifth largest economy. [Full Article...]

Ferne McCann reveals wedding plans with boyf Arthur Collins

Police were called to the nightclub in East London's Dalston neighbourhood around 1 a.m. on April 17 after complaints about a noxious substance. "As much as anybody she wants to know the truth and urges Arthur to co-operate fully with the police and attend a police station immediately". [Full Article...]

Blue Jackets remain alive with win over Penguins

Blue Jackets remain alive with win over Penguins Columbus avoided being swept when it picked up a 5-4 win at home in Game 4. If Columbus can rattle Fleury's cage in the upcoming games, does it hurt his confidence enough to shake him in time for the second round if he's still the starter? The Jackets are 2-9 in their last 11 overall and 1-7 in their last eight against the Metro while the Pens are 7-3 in their last 10 overall and 16-5 in their l... [Full Article...]

Venezuelans March in Memory of Those Killed in Unrest

In February, Trump met with the wife of a jailed opposition leader at the White House and on Tuesday the U.S. State Department issued a statement decrying violence against protesters. "That means you can be at a protest and be killed by a collective", Cristina says. Maduro's opponents have called on their supporters to rally again in the coming days, demanding the embattled president hold fres... [Full Article...]

VP Pence praises Indonesia's democratic, tolerant values

At the start of bilateral talks in Sydney with Mr Turnbull on Saturday, Mr Pence said he and US President Donald Trump were keen to reaffirm America's strong ties with Australia during his official two-day visit. Trump has said the trade abuse probe will crack down on "foreign importers that cheat". Territorial disputes in the South China Sea and the Syrian conflict will also figure in talks dur... [Full Article...]

OCC preparing for state's new free tuition program

OCC preparing for state's new free tuition program The two states on opposite coasts are known for pushing progressive policies into action so often that it seems like they are in competition to beat the other to be the "first" state to enact some major new policy first. "I have students choosing between a MetroCard and lunch, or sharing books with other students", said Gail Mellow, the president of LaGuardia Community College. [Full Article...]

North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade

North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade Han's comments, coming as they do just before the Day of the Sun on April. 15, which celebrates the birthday of North Korean founding leader Kim Il-sung, do sound mostly like a bluff created to show that the North will not bow to pressure from the outside. [Full Article...]

Ibrahimovic update, Mourinho pessimistic but teammate offers hope

Ibrahimovic update, Mourinho pessimistic but teammate offers hope On the night of the match, United took a lead with Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal . Marcus Rashford scored the victor in extra time to move Man United past Anderlecht 3-2 on aggregate in the Europa League. With United fifth in the Premier League, one spot away from qualification for next season's Champions League, the Europa League represents another route to Europe's showpiece tournament, the rea... [Full Article...]

US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation

The U.S. president instead talked about his budding friendship with China's Xi Jinping and the country's military readiness. United States military sources said there has been an "extraordinary" number of Chinese military aircraft being prepared for conflict. [Full Article...]

Karlsson's OT goal lifts Sharks to Game 1 win over Oilers

San Jose was 1 for 6 with the man advantage while Edmonton was 1 for 3. Game 2 is Friday in Edmonton, with the Sharks now having a chance to take a stranglehold on the first round series. The Sharks' power play finished the regular season ranked 25th in the National Hockey League at just 16.7 percent, one of the team's worst percentages over the last 15 years. [Full Article...]


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