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Author: 0 Hollande, Trudeau Pay Tribute to Canada's WWI Casualties

The battle of Vimy Ridge was part of the allies efforts to push the Germans out of France. The site, which in 1922 became a piece of Canadian territory on French soil, is a revered national symbol, one featured on the back of Canada's $20 bill to this day.

Global News Love of Easter Egg Drop
Author: 0 Love of Easter Egg Drop

Paper Easter eggs were hidden in merchandise for students to find when purchasing items at the Outtakes store. In Italy, chocolate Easter eggs that hide surprises ranging from trinkets like key chains to expensive goodies like engagement rings are the food gift of choice in the spring, Amy Guttman wrote for The Salt in 2013.

Global News Riz Ahmed Annihilates James Corden in Rap Battle
Author: 0 Riz Ahmed Annihilates James Corden in Rap Battle

Corden just may regret deciding to get into the ring with Ahmed because unlike other celebrities he's sparred with, the British actor is also an actual rapper who goes by the name RizMC . Too bad they weren't trying to cast Jabba the Hut's dad. "Look at you, I bet you think you're great, but your chat show's so late nobody's awake". Ahmed also mention drop a Girls reference with "Yeah, I had Lena's baby".

Global News Turkey's security council advises extending state of emergency: statement
Author: 0 Turkey's security council advises extending state of emergency: statement

The Turkish Cabinet backed on Monday the extension of the state of emergency in the country for another three months, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said. After last summer's deadly coup attempt blamed on the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), which martyred 249 people and injured some 2,200 others, Turkey declared a state of emergency on July 20.

Global News Aaron Hernandez lawyers intend call 3 witnesses, rest case
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez lawyers intend call 3 witnesses, rest case

He continued by blaming police for conducting a poor investigation into the shootings and said that it was wonderful it took them so long to determine Hernandez was the alleged shooter. "We're not asking you to speculate", Haggan told the jury. He questioned why Bradley is the only witness to the supposed spilled drink, and why surveillance cameras failed to capture the fateful bump.

Global News Tillerson: U.S.-Russia relations are 'at a low point'
Author: 0 Tillerson: U.S.-Russia relations are 'at a low point'

The missile strike, which targeted a Syrian military air base, followed a chemical weapon attack that the USA and other Western nations have blamed on Assad, an assessment that the Kremlin disputes. -Russian relations. "The working level of confidence in Russian-American relations, especially at the military level, under the administration of Donald Trump, has not improved, but rather worsened", he said.

Global News United passenger launches legal action over forceful removal
Author: 0 United passenger launches legal action over forceful removal

It looks like United Airlines has a history of mistreating its passengers who refuse to voluntarily give up their seats. On Wednesday, two of the aviation aviation security officers involved in removing Dr Dao from the plane were "placed on leave", the Chicago Department of Aviation said, adding to one other that was suspended on Monday.

Global News Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum
Author: 0 Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

Parliament opened its doors yesterday after a brief break during the constitutional amendment referendum process as the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) held its first weekly group meeting. This would allow Erdogan to rejoin the governing AKP he co-founded, or to lead it. Erdogan opposes U.S. support for Syrian Kurdish rebels because he considers them terrorists and sees their war-time territorial gains as threatening his country's efforts to vanquish its own separatist ...

Global News Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race
Author: 0 Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race

Handel's vote percentage is up to 18, with Hill edging out Bob Gray for 3rd place. On Tuesday, campaign banners urging Georgians to "Vote Blue" and "Flip the Sixth" were draped over a bridge on one of the main highways that cuts through the district - until they were removed by Georgia Department of Transportation workers.

Global News Sean Spicer Speaks 'Fluent Moron — Howard Stern
Author: 0 Sean Spicer Speaks 'Fluent Moron — Howard Stern

On Tuesday, Spicer shocked the White House briefing room by suggesting that Adolf Hitler was the lesser of two evils when compared to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad when it came to using chemical weapons on their own people. But it's entertaining as hell'. Howard Stern is a longtime friend of President Donald Trump - but he's certainly no friend of Sean Spicer. Spicer apologized for his comments Tuesday afternoon, calling them "inappropriate and insensitive".

Author: 0 Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

Hoffman scored another goal for Ottawa in the second period, with a rocket on the power play. That time was up for the Boston Bruins at the end of Game 2 against the Senators. Ottawa seemed to be cruising in the second period following Hoffman's second goal of the night off a power play to make it 3-0. It almost nullified what was a dominating start by the Senators, who kept the action on their side of the red line for most of the first period.

Global News Nearly 9000 Migrants Rescued In Mediterranean Over Weekend - IOM
Author: 0 Nearly 9000 Migrants Rescued In Mediterranean Over Weekend - IOM

Meanwhile, almost 9,000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this past long weekend after being put by smugglers in Libya onto unseaworthy boats heading toward Italy, UN aid agencies said on Tuesday. Frontex said yesterday it had rescued more than 1,400 people over the weekend. Amazingly, the same groups abetting all this have then accused the European Union of endangering lives by not more actively picking up more migrants from the sea, and importing them into Europe.

Author: 0 Detained Mexican Ex-Governor Javier Duarte to Accept Extradition

The extradition of a former state governor for Mexico's ruling party arrested in Guatemala at the weekend on corruption charges could take up to a year, a senior Mexican official said on Monday. Veracruz Governor Miguel Angel Yunes Linares, who replaced Duarte, believed the property had been furnished using public funds. Agriculture and oil-rich Veracruz, on Mexico's Gulf coast, is one of Mexico's largest states, and it has historically been a stronghold of Pena Nieto's Institutional ...

Global News 15 held in anti-Trump 'Tax March' across the United States
Author: 0 15 held in anti-Trump 'Tax March' across the United States

Organisers said marches took place in about 150 United States cities on Saturday, while violent clashes with Trump supporters were reported in Berkeley, California. Pressed on whether Trump was prepared to rule out ever releasing his tax returns, Spicer demurred: "I'll have to get back to you on that". The protest fell on the country's traditionally recognised deadline to file taxes, April 15.

Global News Joshua to Tyson Fury: shut up and get in the ring
Author: 0 Joshua to Tyson Fury: shut up and get in the ring

Klitschko has not fought since he was astonishingly beaten by Tyson Fury in Dusseldorf back in November 2015 and is eager to make up for lost time. Lucozade has created a film telling the origin story of Anthony Joshua's tumultuous past as the heavyweight champion prepares for the biggest fight of his life later this month.

Global News Glance: Retailers who sell or no longer sell Ivanka Trump
Author: 0 Glance: Retailers who sell or no longer sell Ivanka Trump

That has caused sales for her brand to hit record levels in 2017. Imports and distribution are up. We have to remember that despite divesting some of her assets and selling $36.7 million in assets to comply with ethics rules, Ivanka still owns her clothing and jewelry brand.

Global News Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike leader sent to solitary
Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike leader sent to solitary

Assad trained as an ophthalmologist before becoming president. The PA also routinely passes information to Israel that is used to detain, interrogate and torture Palestinians. Strikers are demanding access to phones, better visitation and improved medical care inside the prisons . Led by jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti , the strike will see Palestinian prisoners from across the political spectrum participate from within six prisons inside Israel .

Global News Documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction
Author: 0 Documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction

Michael Schulenberg prescribed opioids to Prince but put them in the name of Prince confidant Kirk Johnson. According to newly released court documents related to the investigation into the Prince's death previous year by accidental opioid overdose , his home in Paisley Park and his Minnesota recording compound were filled with "a sizable amount" of narcotic painkillers for which he did not have prescriptions.

Global News Catherine's monastery kills one, injures four
Author: 0 Catherine's monastery kills one, injures four

Egypt's interior ministry says a group of gunmen had been hiding in nearby mountains and opened fire on a checkpoint on the road near St. Catherine's Monastery. This is the first time the IS has attacked a monastery. Earlier on Tuesday, Israel chose to keep the Sinai border crossing with Egypt closed for Israeli travelers, citing a "situation report" by its National Security Council's counterterrorism unit.

Global News Alabama governor resigns, pleads guilty to misdemeanors
Author: 0 Alabama governor resigns, pleads guilty to misdemeanors

Beyond Bentley's lengthy scandal that earned him the nickname " Luv Guv ", former House Speaker Mike Hubbard, a Republican, was convicted on 12 felony ethics violations in June and left office, according to the Montgomery Advertiser . "When I stand behind you, and I put my arms around you, and I put my hands on your br**sts, and I put my hands (unintelligible) and just pull you real close".

Global News Russian Federation 'guilty of killing civilians' after Trump's Syria missile strike
Author: 0 Russian Federation 'guilty of killing civilians' after Trump's Syria missile strike

Referring to its defense of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, the group warned that they would support Syria and its people "with all means that we have". In 2013, Russian Federation and the United States brokered a deal to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile. US military presence in northern Syria is "illegal" and their aim to control area makes them "occupation" forces, the statement added.

Global News Archaeologists unearth ancient tomb near Egypt's Luxor
Author: 0 Archaeologists unearth ancient tomb near Egypt's Luxor

Spokeswoman Nevine el-Aref said there was "evidence and traces that new mummies could be discovered in the future". 'There are 10 coffins and eight mummies . Some showed signs of deterioration and breakage, but most remained well preserved, officials said. The tomb is the latest discovery of an ancient relics that Egypt hopes will revive a tourist business that has been hit by political instability.

Global News Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Palm Sunday Church Bombings in Egypt
Author: 0 Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Palm Sunday Church Bombings in Egypt

The priest of St. George's Church in the northern Egyptian city of Tanta, where a suicide bomber killed at least 27 people, says he lost his 23-year-old son, who was among six deacons killed in the attack. Egyptians practicing Christianity are a targeted minority on any given day, but especially on the Christian holiday, Palm Sunday . But a security guard manning the entrance turns him away and then apparently asks him to walk through a metal detector to the side of the church.

Author: 0 West Yorkshire Police stand silent for PC Keith Palmer

The streets of London do not often fall silent. The service Monday was attended by 50 members of Palmer's family, including his wife, child, mum and dad, brother and sisters. Chief Constable Bill Skelly addressed the gathering of staff who observed the silence at 2 pm at Police Headquarters memorial garden. Members of the Thurrock Community Police Team (TCPT) lined the route near the location of the funeral at Shoreditch.

Author: 0 McMaster: US seeks to fight Islamic State, oust Syria's Assad

Over the weekend, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that he hopes "Russia is thinking carefully about its continued alliance with Bashar al-Assad", while Trump's ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said that the U.S. Haley echoed his comments in somewhat harsher tones on "State of the Union". He said Western allegations that Assad's regime was behind a chemical weapons attack last week were "baseless" and suggested it was carried out by rebel groups to influence global ...

Global News Israel condemns Marine Le Pen's Holocaust remarks
Author: 0 Israel condemns Marine Le Pen's Holocaust remarks

Most of the Jews were crammed in appalling conditions into the Velodrome d'Hiver or Winter Velodrome cycling stadium, colloquially known as the Vel d'Hiv, before being deported to the Auschwitz extermination camp. Ms Le Pen's centrist rival Emmanuel Macron said her comments were "a serious mistake". With National Front head Marine Le Pen and Macron leading the field, the race remains wide open, with material swings in support possible in the final days.

Author: 0 US, Mexico and Canada Launch Joint Bid to Host 2026 World Cup

In the last few days we've gotten further encouragement on that. U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati went out of his way to say that President Donald Trump had communicated to U.S. The only other time the World Cup has been hosted by multiple countries was the 2002 tournament which was played in Japan and South Korea. Ultimately, this will still predominantly be a US -led effort.

Global News Flint mayor says water switch 'too risky' after lead crisis
Author: 0 Flint mayor says water switch 'too risky' after lead crisis

But she reevaluated that decision as a condition of receiving $100 million in federal funding to address the man-made disaster. Other options include upgrading the city's water treatment plant to process Lake Huron water from the Karegnondi Water Authority or purchasing pre-treated water from that authority via Genesee County, reports MLive-The Flint Journal.

Global News Sheriff's deputy shot in Oklahoma, suspect at large
Author: 0 Sheriff's deputy shot in Oklahoma, suspect at large

Authorities say the deputy was able to radio for help, saying that he had been shot. Authorities are looking for the man who shot and killed a deputy in Oklahoma Tuesday. The deputy's name and condition have not been released, but Devereaux said he was coherent and appeared stable before being taken to a hospital. Wade was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries, the sheriff said.

Global News Prime Minister's constituents respond to shock election announcement
Author: 0 Prime Minister's constituents respond to shock election announcement

So the reasons for May's snap election call are easy enough to see. Undoubtedly, a strengthened British government and prime minister with a powerful mandate from the British people will be good for the Special Relationship. According to Mrs. May, "The only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election". However, the ICM/Guardian poll found that around three in five respondents said May was right to call an election.

Author: 0 Christians mark Easter at Jerusalem site of Jesus's resurrection

The journey then moved to Friday, Good Friday , the day Jesus was whipped, mockingly adorned with a thorn of crowns, nailed to a cross, mocked, spat upon, pierced by a soldier's sword the day he died. "I come because the spirit of God moves me to come to honor Him and give thanks", she said. Let us not be afraid. That he preached and performed miracles during his 33 years on this earth is important, but there is much more to his story than that.

Global News For Donald Trump, the election is hardly 'over'
Author: 0 For Donald Trump, the election is hardly 'over'

Out of the president's 16 rounds, according to CBS News' Mark Knoller, the White House has only disclosed two of them: One with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and another with Kentucky Sen. Our colleague crunched the numbers and found this: As of noon on April 17, Trump has spent 424.5 hours in Palm Beach since his inauguration. Meanwhile, Trump and his family are the most expensive the country has ever seen regarding their burden to tax-payers.

Author: 0 UK Lib Dems unsurprisingly go anti-Brexit in election campaign message

A recent internal poll by the Conservative party predicted they could lose the 27 seats they gained from the Lib Dems at the last election. "I think she is prepared to lose seats to the Liberal Democrats". According to Fabian Society analysis past year, Labour has lost as many votes to the Liberal Democrats as it has to Conservatives and Ukip combined.

Global News Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

US President Donald Trump congratulated Erdogan on his referendum victory, a sharp departure from the critical reception many European officials gave the vote to expand Erdogan's powers. Asked to comment about Erdogan's rebuke, de Zulueta said: "I don't have an opinion, we are invited by the Turkish authorities to observe". Since the takeover attempt, some 40,000 of Erdogan's alleged opponents have been jailed and about 100,000 more fired from civil service jobs.

Global News British PM Theresa May calls for snap general election: What's at stake
Author: 0 British PM Theresa May calls for snap general election: What's at stake

United Kingdom prime minister Teresa May announced that she'll be requesting an early election halfway through her term so that she has a better chance of pushing through Brexit , the decision to break off Britain from the EU. In a later statement, Sturgeon described Tuesday's announcement as "one of the most extraordinary U-turns in recent political history", and said May is 'once again putting the interests of her party ahead of those of the country.

Global News Rouhani's main rival registers to run in Iranian presidential election
Author: 0 Rouhani's main rival registers to run in Iranian presidential election

Experts said the reformist Jahangiri could be running as a potential alternative should Rouhani be disqualified by the Guardian Council, which vets candidates before they can appear on the ballot. He added, "Maintaining regional balance and preemptive power is essential for a country like Iran which has endangered interests of major powers and sent message of justice and freedom to the world".

Global News Door-to-door fight continues b/w Govt forces & IS in Iraq
Author: 0 Door-to-door fight continues b/w Govt forces & IS in Iraq

Tens of thousands of people are fleeing western Mosul to escape fighting with ISIS. In Mosul , Iraq , aging family members are pushed for hours through frontline fighting between the army and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh), to reach safety.