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Global News President Trump signs Buy American and Hire American executive orders in Kenosha
Author: 0 President Trump signs Buy American and Hire American executive orders in Kenosha

At one debate, he called for fully ending the program, saying: "It's very bad for our workers and it's unfair for our workers". "The American people voted to end the theft of American prosperity". He made similar remarks about "Hire American" in February during a visit to a Boeing plant in SC. While the order was signed in front of a roomful of Snap-on equipment manufacturers, its effects are likely to be felt in a totally different industry.

Author: 0 Round two: Who were the winners of France's presidential debate?

Ms Le Pen is accused of doing exactly the same thing, except through the European parliament, where she is an MEP. One result of her surge in popularity is that it has outstripped support for one of her main ideas: ditching the euro and quitting the European Union, which remains a fringe position in France even as Le Pen has won greater acceptance in the mainstream.

Author: 0 Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

In France, opinion polls have for months shown far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron qualifying next Sunday for the May 7 run-off, in what remains the most significant threat to the eurozone and European Union in years.

Author: 0 New federal marijuana legislation pushes ahead

The government is pitching the legislation as a way to keep pot out of the hands of minors and undercut organised crime. Provinces would be able to set higher age limits if they so choose. Experts have predicted that after legalising marijuana, the industry would be worth C$5bn to C$7bn annually. The government's plan puts an emphasis on the issue of driving while high.

Author: 0 United Nations and U.S. urge accountability for victims of Sri Lankan peacekeeper abuse

United Nations peacekeepers have been accused of sexual abuse and blamed for the cholera outbreak. The UN will end its 13- year-long peacekeeping mission in Haiti later this year, but two police contingents from India will remain the country as part of a smaller justice support mission that would assist the government to strengthen rule of law institutions.

Global News The typo that could be a symbol for Hillary Clinton's campaign
Author: 0 The typo that could be a symbol for Hillary Clinton's campaign

After Clinton was informed by a trusted vote-counter in the state of Florida that she was going to lose the key battleground state, Allen and Parnes describe a confident room turning frantic. "For both sides, Hillary was the flawless symbol of everything that was wrong with America", the book states, in an extract carried by NPR . Clinton's loss was a shock to everyone, including (and maybe especially) her own campaign.

Global News At least 26 dead as bus plunges into ravine in Philippines
Author: 0 At least 26 dead as bus plunges into ravine in Philippines

Quoting witnesses, police said the bus was overspeeding when the crash happened. Numerous passengers had serious injuries and were taken to a hospital, he said. "Almost all of the passengers, both dead and injured, were found outside the bus", he said, adding that the impact appeared to have ripped the top off the vehicle, he added.

Global News Here's The Full Statement Of Theresa May's General Election Announcement
Author: 0 Here's The Full Statement Of Theresa May's General Election Announcement

Under legislation introduced by her predecessor, David Cameron, the five-year terms of British governments can only be cut short with the approval of parliament. May's Conservative Party holds 330 seats in parliament, while the official opposition Labour Party has 229 members of parliament. "It will be a choice between strong and stable leadership in the national interest with me as your prime minister, or weak and unstable coalition government, led by Jeremy Corbyn, propped up by the ...

Global News Missing Border Angels activist found alive in Mexico
Author: 0 Missing Border Angels activist found alive in Mexico

An immigrant rights activist from San Diego, who went missing in Mexico after claiming his life was in danger, is apparently OK. "It's like they're hunting me", Castro, 45, told those watching on Facebook live, describing his location by pointing out the nearby gas station and metal arch.

Global News Tryon Palace's 3rd annual Easter Egg Hunt holds
Author: 0 Tryon Palace's 3rd annual Easter Egg Hunt holds

Get free real-time news alerts from the Danville Patch. The guest hunted for golden eggs that contained special prizes and the children voted for their favorite decorated egg with a chance to win them. "We're hoping to match it this year, if not go a little over". "We're here for the community and this is an awesome way to be involved". At 2:30 p.m.

Author: 0 Labour 'campaigning to win', says Jeremy Corbyn amid General Election move

As the country gears up for a June 8 vote, the centre-left party lags far behind Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in the latest opinion polls and is bitterly divided over Brexit. "That hasn't really worked in parliament and I'm not sure it will work in the country", she said. The election will be seen as a key test of support for Theresa May's Brexit strategy with negotiations to begin in earnest with the European Union in the coming months.

Global News North Korea vows further missile tests
Author: 0 North Korea vows further missile tests

Pence said after meeting with South Korea's acting president that the USA and its allies have attempted to "peacefully dismantle North Korea's nuclear program" for more than two decades. The statement from North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, followed warnings from US Vice President Mike Pence to Pyongyang not to test US resolve.

Author: 0 Brighton on brink of promotion after 2-1 win over Wigan

Brighton will need three more points to claim the SkyBet Championship title outright, and they have the chance to gain those in their remaining games against Norwich , Bristol City , and Aston Villa . He's a local man and has invested an incredible amount of money in this football club. 1997-98: Playing at Gillingham's Priestfield Stadium under the ownership of Dick Knight, another poor campaign saw Brighton register a second successive 23rd-place finish, but Doncaster's Football League ...

Author: 0 Trump Administration Infighting Comes To A Head

Amandi had posed the question about Bannon's potential ouster following reports that the senior adviser has become increasingly isolated inside the White House. Senior adviser Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law, and senior adviser Steve Bannon met at the behest of Trump, who has expressed irritation about anonymous sniping in the media between the two camps, the officials said.

Author: 0 Mike Pence warns North Korea: Don't test Donald Trump's resolve

He isn't particularly interested in toppling the regime of leader Kim Jong Un and isn't looking to force a reunification of the two Koreas, the person said. The joint US-South Korean military camp is just outside the 2.5-mile-wide DMZ. "The message of the people of the United States of America is that we seek peace, but America has always sought peace through strength and my message here today standing with USA forces Korea, standing with courageous soldiers from the Republic of Korea is a ...

Global News Trump security adviser urges Russia to rethink Syria support
Author: 0 Trump security adviser urges Russia to rethink Syria support

The massive strike - the first direct USA action against President Bashar al-Assad's government and Trump's biggest military decision since taking office - marked a dramatic escalation in American involvement in Syria's six-year civil war. There are no signs that Russian Federation is prepared to abandon its ally Assad, meaning that the U.S. would be taking on a major power. Is political transition a reality in Syria? If Moscow is prepared to let it pass and Assad has no way to retaliate ...

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen denies France's role in rounding up Jews during WWII

Around 50 Corsica nationalists demonstrated in front of the venue in Ajaccio where Le Pen was holding her rally, chanting "We do not want the National Front", according to local newspaper Corse Matin . A proposal to turn French Polynesia into an associate state of France is being opposed by French presidential candidate Francois Fillon. What happened at the Vel d'Hiv cycling track in 1942? .

Author: 0 Rand bounces as Zuma staves off ANC resignation calls,

A Public Prosecutor's State Capture dossier is gathering dust, while President Jacob Zuma and his elite group continue to build power and ransack state coffers. Mantashe noted the "unprecedented development" of ANC officials speaking out, adding that they had given the NWC a "candid report about their serious and hard disagreement".

Author: 0 Top Russian, Iranian Generals Condemn US Missile Strike

Syria is at the top of the geopolitical agenda after a surprise decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to launch an airstrike against one of Assad's air bases last week. Also, the suspension of the visit showed the impossibility of obtaining some "aggregate value" from the talks with the United Kingdom that, because of its lack of Independence, barely has no impact in issues of global policy, affirms Moscow.

Author: 0 ISIS death toll from United States 'mother of all bombs' climbs to 94

The strike came as US President Donald Trump prepares to dispatch his first high-level delegation to Kabul , amid uncertainty about his plans for the almost 9000 American troops stationed in Afghanistan. He said a clearance operation was continuing. Spicer said the U.S. "takes the fight against Isis very seriously" and insisted the military took "all precautions necessary to prevent civilian casualties and collateral damage as a result of the operation".

Global News At 117, Jamaican woman likely just became world's oldest
Author: 0 At 117, Jamaican woman likely just became world's oldest

Morano died while sitting in a rocking chair in her home in the Northern Italy town of Verbania, The Associated Press reported . Brown is considered to be the oldest person in the world with credible birth documentation, according to Robert Young, director of the supercentenarian research and database division at Gerontology Research Group , a network of volunteer researchers into the world's oldest people.

Global News William, Kate join Queen Elizabeth II for Easter service
Author: 0 William, Kate join Queen Elizabeth II for Easter service

Just days ago, the wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, made a royal visit to Paris, France where she stole the spotlight in a fancy Chanel coat that retails for $10,500. Last month, Middleton and the queen both were seen wearing identical outfits with different color schemes. "But that day, the Queen took time to make sure I was happy and looked after on that occasion".

Global News Pence at Korean DMZ after North's missile
Author: 0 Pence at Korean DMZ after North's missile

Army Garrison Yongsan. The former IN governor was joined by his wife and two adult daughters and began his visit by laying a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery. The visit comes after a huge military parade during which North Korea showcased apparent intercontinental ballistic missiles, and as a USA carrier group converges on the Korean peninsula, ratcheting up tensions to their highest point in years.

Global News Cornyn, Cruz part of Senate vote confirming Gorsuch to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Cornyn, Cruz part of Senate vote confirming Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Gorsuch, who was United States president Donald Trump's 49-year-old pick, will fill the long-vacant ninth position of Antonin Scalia, who died last February. HollywoodLifers , tell us your thoughts on Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court in the comments. Mike Bennet of Colorado, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota.

Author: 0 Egypt Church curtails Easter celebrations after bombings

The papal journey was confirmed by Archbishop Giovanni Angelo Becciu, substitute of the Vatican's Secretariat of State for General Affairs, in an interview with the Italian daily, "Corriere della Sera": "what happened causes confusion and great suffering but it can not prevent the Pope's mission for peace", he said.

Author: 0 Trumps celebrate Easter Egg Roll at White House

Families who scored the roughly 21,000 tickets approached the South Lawn with relative ease, kids spooned their wooden eggs along the grass, someone in an Easter Bunny costume ( not Spicer ) milled about the crowd, and the President and First Lady spoke to and mingled with their guests.

Global News S. Korea indicts Lotte chief on bribery charge
Author: 0 S. Korea indicts Lotte chief on bribery charge

South Korea's biggest conglomerate has already been drawn into the inquiry. The country will now watch as she is forced to stand in court handcuffed, bound with rope and possibly dressed in prison garb. Prosecutors on Monday also charged Shin Dong-Bin, the chairman of the giant Lotte Group, with bribing Choi and Park. Lotte denied allegations that it made improper deals with Park, or those linked to her, for favours, but said it would explain itself at court to resolve suspicions.

Author: 0 Australian PM arrives on state visit; to hold talks with PM Modi

Goel said, "We have a lot to learn and share with Australia in the field of sports". There are about 60,000 Indian students in Australia. Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull comments in Sydney, Wednesday, Aug. "Our ties are strong and will be stronger because of this visit". It also said that "the two Prime Ministers reiterated their strong commitment to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and stressed that there can be no justification for acts of terror on any ...

Global News France not responsible for 1942 round-up of Jews, says Le Pen
Author: 0 France not responsible for 1942 round-up of Jews, says Le Pen

In all, about 75,000 Jews were deported from France to Nazi concentration camps during the Second World War. PARIS (AP) — French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron says far-right contender Marine Le Pen made "a serious mistake" by denying that the French State was responsible for the roundup of Jews in World War II.

Author: 0 Swedish police say truck attack suspect showed IS sympathies

Swedish prosecutors Hans Ihrman confirms that the suspect detained over Friday's deadly truck attack is a 39-year-old Uzbekistan-born man. Hundreds of flower bouquets covered steps leading down to the square next to where the truck ploughed into the Ahlens department store, with more piled up under boarded-up windows.

Global News United CEO to 'Good Morning America': 'This Is On Me
Author: 0 United CEO to 'Good Morning America': 'This Is On Me

The department said it is continuing its investigation. The Aviation Security Office is operated by the city of Chicago, but is not officially related to Chicago's PR-disaster of a police department. He also promised that United will never again use law enforcement to remove a passenger in a similar situation. He said Dr. Dao looked to be unconscious as officers pulled him on the ground through the aisle.

Author: 0 Trump and Xi wrap up first meeting

Trade: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said both sides agreed on a "100-day plan" to address their trade imbalance, without giving details. "We have very similar economic interests and there are areas where they clearly want to work with us", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters on Friday.

Global News Tax Day demonstrators in US take on Trump and his supporters
Author: 0 Tax Day demonstrators in US take on Trump and his supporters

He said he pursued a counterdemonstrator down a side street and found himself surrounded by a dozen protesters in black masks who he said attacked him with sticks and pepper spray. The Trump supporters are ordinary Americans. Civic Center Park, while opponents of the president and his policies headed to the same spot at about 10 a.m.