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Hollande Backs Macron for President as French Runoff Race Begins

Hollande Backs Macron for President as French Runoff Race Begins Neither Emmanuel Macron nor Marine Le Pen, the two candidates who emerged from the first round of voting for the French presidency, belongs to the old gauche or the old droite. France's presidential election is widely regarded as a test of the populist wave that has swept through Western governments since past year. Le Pen said of Macron: "He is for total open borders". [Full Article...]

Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in U.S. since 2000

After a protracted legal battle, Arkansas carried out its first execution since 2005 using the controversial drug midazolam. Arkansas' elected prosecutors have expressed frustration over the legal maneuvers that have halted several of the planned executions. [Full Article...]

JEE Main 2017 Result To Be Declared Tomorrow

JEE Main 2017 Result To Be Declared Tomorrow This year, the JEE mains were conducted on April 2, 8 and 9, 2017. Vaibhav Dubey (18), who appeared for the JEE Main 2017 is expecting around 159 marks out of the maximum 360 marks after analysing the answer key. The answer keys & images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of Pen & Paper Based examination and answer keys of Computer based examination were earlier displayed on the website www.jeema... [Full Article...]

In 10th HSC result 2017 at orissaresults

In 10th HSC result 2017 at orissaresults Also, Odisha board is striving hard to bring the quality education in the state. The Odisha 10th Class Toppers List for all the regions and the pass percentage will be updated here after the result announcement. Education Minister of Odisha , Debi Prasad Mishra will announce the results at BSE headquarters today in a press event. Enter your roll number and date of birth (if given) in the ... [Full Article...]

Amsterdam Arena to be named after Cruyff

Amsterdam Arena to be named after Cruyff It is jointly owned by Ajax Amsterdam, the city and its stadium management company. On the day Johan Cruyff would have turned 70, his home city has agreed to name Ajax's stadium after the Dutch football legend. Cruyff passed away on March 24 a year ago following a battle with lung cancer, he would have turned 70 yesterday. Along with the stadium name change, a street, square or bridge adja... [Full Article...]

North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drill

North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drill The heightened activity takes place as a USA aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson, heads toward the Korean Peninsula and as experts said North Korea is preparing for additional missile launches and a possible nuclear test. On Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a special U.N. Security Council session on North Korea. She praised China's increased pressure on North Korea. [Full Article...]

Pakistan, India can't be enemies forever: Pakistani NSA

Pakistan, India can't be enemies forever: Pakistani NSA In Parliament, the government as well as the opposition saw the capital punishment as an attempt to defame India and to deflect the attention of the global community from Pakistan-sponsored terrorism. "There is no evidence of wrongdoing by Jadhav". New Delhi has allowed consular access to them but Pakistan disowned them, they said. He also assured the House that the Government will do all that i... [Full Article...]

EPA chief: Agency to reconsider methane emissions rule

The EPA will now review and reconsider revisions on effluent limitations made under the Clean Water Act under the Obama administration in 2015, Pruitt said . Last month's revelation that the White House wants to slash the EPA budget by nearly a third sent a shock through the industry, and now details are leaking out about how those cuts might be accomplished. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump Goes to Berlin as Merkel Seeks a White House Backchannel

Ivanka Trump Goes to Berlin as Merkel Seeks a White House Backchannel They were joined by Canadian foreign minister Chrystia Freeland, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde and the Netherlands' Queen Maxima, among others. "The German audience is not that familiar with the concept of a first daughter", M. Meckel told Ms Trump. Citing the United States as an example, Trump said the business climate for women entrepreneurs is "incredibly exciting", give... [Full Article...]

Tensions rise after Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds

The diplomatic fallout from Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria appeared to be growing with angry Turkish reactions to the USA rebukes over Turkey's actions, which risk undermining the battle against the Islamic State. [Full Article...]

Jewish student activist elected to top NUS position

Jewish student activist elected to top NUS position The outgoing VP for FE beat incumbent Malia Bouattia and another challenger, Tom Harwood, in a stunning victory announced today at this year's annual conference in Brighton. The NUS paid tribute to Ms Bouattia's efforts to make the student movement "more diverse" and representative. Ms Bouattia ran into controversy when an article she co-wrote in 2011, describing Birmingham university as a "Zion... [Full Article...]

Will Ted Cruz's EL CHAPO Act Fund Trump's Border Wall?

Will Ted Cruz's EL CHAPO Act Fund Trump's Border Wall? Cruz continues in a press release: "Ensuring the safety and security of Texans is one of my top priorities". That put Trump at odds with Democrats who strongly oppose the wall, and with Republican congressional leaders who anxious a fight over funding the initiative could stall the spending bill and lead to a politically costly shutdown. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis Gave a Surprise TED Talk

The objective of the conference, to be held Thursday and Friday, is to address "a message to the whole world" to "call for peace between religious leaders, between societies and between all the countries of the world", the office of grand imam of al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed al-Tayeb, says, according to La Croix . [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn clarifies position and rules out second referendum on Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn clarifies position and rules out second referendum on Brexit Ben Howlett, Tory MP for remain-voting Bath, who won his seat from a Lib Dem in 2015, said he would "clearly like to see a commitment for getting a trade agreement with the European Union so we do not end up with a hard car-crash Brexit getting the upper hand". [Full Article...]

France says analysis shows Syria regime behind sarin attack

The Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that the airstrikes the day before violated global law and infringed on Syrian sovereignty. In two interviews since the attack, Assad called any evidence of the attack as "fabricated" and claimed his government has never carried out a chemical attack . [Full Article...]

North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary

North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary North Korean media reports that warplanes and submarines took part in the show of force too. Meanwhile, the DPRK Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that the Korean Peninsula is on the verge of war due to "reckless action" by the United States using both economic sanctions and increasing military threats. [Full Article...]

When US President Trump gets a sharp nudge from First Lady Melania

Hayes . Mrs. Trump then officially started the event, standing next to a costumed Easter Bunny. The Bunny was given a microphone and a stand but did not speak to the crowd. " We will be stronger and bigger and better as a nation than ever before". She has been working on this for a long time to make it flawless and we wanted to keep it just right, but before she speaks, I want to congratulate h... [Full Article...]

Turkey bombs Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria, killing more than 20

Turkey bombs Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria, killing more than 20 There were no casualties in any of the attacks, the army said . The United States government expressed its concerns after the Turkish air force killed 20 fighters of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in air strikes in northeastern Syria on Tuesday and made clear that the U.S. [Full Article...]

Alitalia workers wrap up voting on deal to save airline

Alitalia workers wrap up voting on deal to save airline Alitalia said Tuesday that its board concluded that in light of the employees' vote on Monday, it has made a decision to "begin procedures foreseen by law", a reference to extraordinary administration. Alitalia is again facing collapse after workers rejected a restructuring deal and the airline's board chose to convene a special shareholders' meeting Thursday to look at its future. [Full Article...]

Who Was Facebook Killer Steve Stephens?

Who Was Facebook Killer Steve Stephens? The order came through the McDonald's drive-thru window in Harborcreek Township, Pennsylvania: Chicken McNuggets and a side of fries. The suspect, described as armed and risky, had been on the FBI's Most Wanted list. Beech Brook, a behavioral health facility in a Cleveland suburb where Stephens had worked since 2008, said in a statement on Tuesday that Stephens had cleared an extensive backgro... [Full Article...]


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