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Global News Macron set for landslide majority in parliament
Author: 0 Macron set for landslide majority in parliament

His party is projected to win well beyond an absolute majority in the 577-seat National Assembly, followed by the conservative Republicans. The prime minister also thanked security services for protecting voting stations and ensuring a safe vote after a string of deadly extremist attacks.

Global News Home health care aide accused of trying to help terror group
Author: 0 Home health care aide accused of trying to help terror group

Raishani was arrested as he prepared to board a flight to Lisbon, Portugal, the complaint said . Raishani is being detained until his next court appearance and is being represented by two federal defenders. At one point, Raishani told the informant that he had asked his wife whether she would come with him to join Islamic State, but that based on her reaction he decided not to raise the subject again because he feared she might report him to law enforcement, according to the complaint.He ...

Global News Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers
Author: 0 Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers

Trump's broadside Tuesday against Qatar , which plays a major role in USA military efforts in the Mideast, arrived as an early-morning shock to US officials. The stated aim was to crack down on the "Iranian sponsored terrorism" they said Qatar helps finance. Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states have accused Doha of supporting extremist groups, but Tillerson suggested that all sides needed to do more.

Global News China failed to rein in North Korea's nuclear program
Author: 0 China failed to rein in North Korea's nuclear program

Warmbier's father Fred earlier told reporters that his son was lured to North Korea, as other U.S. tourists have been, by tour groups run out of China . Hundreds of mourners are celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to OH in a coma.

Global News Donald Trump drives on golf course greens with a golf cart
Author: 0 Donald Trump drives on golf course greens with a golf cart

You see, even if you are the leader of the free world, they still don't let you drive your golf cart on the green at Pine Valley or Pebble Beach; it's considered a major faux pas in the sport. Warning: The following video might be disturbing to golf lovers and golf course greenskeepers. United States president breaks a golfing rule during round at one of his courses.

Author: 0 Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

Trump asked senior officials to exit. "If there are tapes of the conversations at the White House , we'd like to know", said Schiff, a Democrat from California. Comey "leaking his own memos to manipulate the system is exactly why people dislike the swamp", said Trump ally Newt Gingrich. But Trump's comments reflected a highly selective reading of Comey's testimony, much of which painted a damaging picture of the president's conduct.

Global News In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump
Author: 0 In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump

Trump frequently bashed the investment bank on the campaign trail for having too much influence in politics and for paying Democratic rival Hillary Clinton hundreds of thousands for private speeches. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. "All we do is win, win, win", Mr Trump told the cheering crowd in Iowa on Wednesday.

Global News Muslim teen attacked near mosque to be mourned
Author: 0 Muslim teen attacked near mosque to be mourned

Police said Martinez Torres took Hassanen in his auto to Loudoun County, Virginia , and the teenager's body was found in a pond in Loudoun County later that evening. "Basically, the outpouring of support from the Christian community, the Jewish community, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Bahá'í; everyone is comforting to us", Rizwan Jaka of the ADAMS Center told a Connection reporter.

Global News Iraq Says ISIS Blew Up Mosul's Historic Great Mosque Of Al-Nuri
Author: 0 Iraq Says ISIS Blew Up Mosul's Historic Great Mosque Of Al-Nuri

USA officials were quick to counter the statement , telling CNN that the Islamic State militants' claim was false, denying that they carried out airstrikes in the area. The tale of mystery began last month, just days after Trump fired Comey , who was then leading an investigation into contacts before and after the election between the president's campaign and Russian officials.

Author: 0 Putin Says Russia Is Open To James Comey If He Faces 'Persecution'

But he displayed rather detailed knowledge of what Comey had said , noting that he had not provided evidence of alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election. Putin also accused the U.S. of interfering in countries across the world by financing NGOs, and said many world leaders had complained about this to him but were scared of saying it publicly for fear of angering Washington.

Global News Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers
Author: 0 Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers

The report by West Point's Modern War Institute entitled "Dress Like Allies, Kill Like Enemies" said the reason for insider attacks is a mix of "cultural friction" that results in a perceived insult and Taliban infiltration. Less than half of the country's 407 districts are now under full government control, and Taliban forces have come close to occupying several provincial capitals.

Global News Obamacare replacement bill to take center stage in Senate
Author: 0 Obamacare replacement bill to take center stage in Senate

House and Senate Democrats reacted similarly after Republicans in the upper chamber revealed the first draft of their health care repeal Thursday morning. The Senate GOP bill proposes to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans , erase tax hikes that Obamacare imposed on high earners and medical companies to finance the expansion coverage, provides less generous tax credits to help people buy insurance and allows states to get waivers to ignore some coverage standards that the ACA ...

Author: 0 Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

Shortly after firing Comey in early May , Trump tweeted a thinly veiled threat to former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, saying that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press! ".

Global News Rebels attack Philippine village in possible bid to divert troops
Author: 0 Rebels attack Philippine village in possible bid to divert troops

The enemy has withdrawn... they failed", Padilla said late on Wednesday morning. "We are still verifying if they have not yet been freed", he said, adding that a spokesman for the attackers has said they did not mean to take hostages and the civilians were taken only to help cover their withdrawal.

Global News US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran
Author: 0 US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

The drone was armed and was allegedly prepared to make an attack on USA forces. "The Syrian regime ... needs to understand that we will keep the right of self-defense of coalition forces aligned against ISIS ", he said. warplane. Tuesday's incident marked the third time the us has shot a pro-government aircraft from the sky within a month. Binskin said the jet fighters had been occupied recently supporting Iraqi security forces in retaking the city of Mosul , so the suspension had ...

Global News Virginia man charged with giving secret documents to China
Author: 0 Virginia man charged with giving secret documents to China

Kevin Patrick Mallory made his initial appearance in a Virginia federal court on Thursday. The self-employed consultant who speaks Chinese is charged under the federal espionage act. The agent responded, "My current object is to make sure your security and to try to reimburse you". A subsequent search of the device, the complaint said, recovered several classified documents and messages in which Mallory had discussed removing classification markings from documents he was transmitting.

Global News Yulin Dog Meat Festival Begins Despite Rumours Of Ban
Author: 0 Yulin Dog Meat Festival Begins Despite Rumours Of Ban

Activists allege that 10,000 dogs and cats are killed and eaten on average during the 10-day festival. The city's event has been criticized around the world, particularly by animal advocates who say the canines are treated inhumanely. Worldwide animal rights groups announced that government officials had told them they "intended" to ban dog meat sales. Vendors maintain the animals are humanely slaughtered, but activists claim they are instead brutally killed after being packed into ...

Author: 0 North Korea tests rocket engine

Reuters/Damir SagoljSoldiers walk in front of the Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang , North Korea April 16, 2017. A medium-range ballistic missile was launched from a test range in Hawaii at 7:20 pm local time, but the interceptor missile fired at sea from USS John Paul Jones, a guided-missile destroyer, missed the target.

Global News Thane police men injured as farmers' protest turns violent
Author: 0 Thane police men injured as farmers' protest turns violent

According to the police, residents of seven villages in Kalyan had approached the local Hill Line police station Wednesday for permission to conduct a silent protest at Nevali against "their land bring taken over by the Navy". Navy PRO Commander Rahul Sinha said in a statement, "Land in reference is owned by Ministry of Defence/ Indian Navy and the State Govt land records certify the same".

Global News Corners Naidu over his loan waiver statement
Author: 0 Corners Naidu over his loan waiver statement

Yesterday, Karnataka government announced it will waive off cooperative bank loans to farmers. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, "We condemn the comments in the strongest term". "Loan waiver has become fashion now". "Farmers are committing suicide and Venkaiah Naidu is saying that it has become fashion". Naidu said political parties should focus on bringing in structural policy changes, instead of adopting short-term measures such as loan waiver.

Author: 0 In Georgia, Handel thanks Trump and reaches out to Democrats

The party has fallen short this year in elections in Kansas and Montana, and it is expected to lose another race on Tuesday in SC. And then she continued : "At some point we have to be willing to say that yes, lots of conservative voters are hateful and willing to embrace bigots".

Author: 0 Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%

This comes as US President Donald Trump dispatched two of his top aides to Jerusalem and Ramallah this week in an effort to jump start Israeli- Palestinian negotiations - a "top priority" for his administration, one White House official said on Monday.

Author: 0 US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

Warmbier's brother and sister were expected to speak at Thursday's memorial, as were his friends. "All those that wish to join his family in celebrating his life are cordially invited", said the Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. "Americans go there, they're often taken hostage, essentially, and the North uses them as bargaining chips", Schiff said. In the past, North Korea has also given tourists heavy sentences (between six and 15 years) for trivial offenses and then held them until ...

Global News Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii
Author: 0 Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

A test conducted in February was successful. The three countries also share intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance related to North Korean ballistic missile activities and tests. The test took place at 7:20pm Hawaii Standard Time on Wednesday, according to the MDA. Despite being "scripted for success", in the words of one former official involved with the project, 8 out of 18 tests of GMD interceptors since 1999 have resulted in failure.

Global News India loses to Malaysia, crashes out of HWL Semifinal
Author: 0 India loses to Malaysia, crashes out of HWL Semifinal

Ramandeep's sense of positioning saw him scoring India's first goal. India conceded seven penalty corners, three of which were converted by Malaysia through Razie Rahim (19th, 48th minutes) and Tengku Tajuddin. The ball was then picked up by Chinglensana and improvised by Ramandeep to ensure India levelled the score. Two minutes later, he once again found himself at the right place and scored the equaliser after skipper Manpreet Singh messed up a variation effort from India's first ...

Global News Canadair plane being used to battle Portugal wildfires reportedly crashes
Author: 0 Canadair plane being used to battle Portugal wildfires reportedly crashes

On Tuesday, members of the UME battled the fire at Cernache do Bonjardim, a village 20 kilometres away from Pedrogao Grande, where the deadliest forest fire in Portugal's recent history began on Saturday. Portuguese Civil Protection commander Vítor Vaz Pinto also said that 95 percent of the fire was already controlled, although the remaining fire to be extinguished would be equivalent to an extension of 20 kilometers if it were a continuous line.

Author: 0 Lalu to Nitish Kumar

The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) had earlier said that the Opposition was a divided house over the Presidential elections as many of its partners have extended support to ruling NDA candidate. Tyagi said Kovind had played a positive and non-confrontational role as governor of Bihar. His early announcement ensured him centerpiece headlines yesterday and also served the BJP's objective, even if advertently, of forcing other opposition parties to reconsider their stand.

Author: 0 White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

Democrats and Republicans largely agree that the contest for this seat won't be anywhere near as intense as it had been over the past few months, when it was touted as the most competitive race in the country, attracting national media attention and spending.

Author: 0 Principal of slain teen's school: She was 'beloved'

Fairfax police said in a statement on Monday morning that they were not investigating the murder as a hate crime. "I'm sure the guy hit my daughter because she's Muslim and she was wearing the hijab". "Mr. Martinez Torres has no prior encounters with ICE", an ICE spokesperson stated. "Christian, Muslim, Jew, Hispanic, whatever", he said, surrounded by more than a dozen friends and family in his apartment.

Global News Steve Scalise Making 'Good Progress' After Shooting, Hospital Says
Author: 0 Steve Scalise Making 'Good Progress' After Shooting, Hospital Says

Before that, he had been in critical condition since he was brought to the hospital in shock after the shooting . A gunman opened fire last Wednesday, shooting dozens of rounds at the GOP lawmakers at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., one day ahead of the bipartisan Congressional Baseball Game for Charity.

Global News Israel demands PNA condemnation on slaying of policewoman
Author: 0 Israel demands PNA condemnation on slaying of policewoman

The ongoing, though waning, terror wave that began in October 2015 has been marked by attacks carried out by so-called "lone wolves", who act without direct organizational support or instruction, unlike in the Second Intifada when established terror groups directed the attacks.

Author: 0 Senate GOP Rolls Out HC Alternative

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer condemned the newly released Republican Senate healthcare bill , calling it "a wolf in sheep's clothing". "We've long called for a better way forward, and we've engaged in intensive talks on how to get there", McConnell said from the Senate floor.

Author: 0 Trump Finally Says He Didn't Record Fired FBI Director

It seems like Trump is attempting to do two things here: remind us that he's been the victim of leaks - which are ONLY supposed to be used to sabotage Hillary Clinton ! - and try to spin what started out as a threat into an illusion that he's actually trustworthy.

Author: 0 Another boost for NDA: Panneerselvam joins Nitish in backing Kovind

Congress will oppose the candidature of Ram Nath Kovind for the President's post because of his strong RSS-BJP ideology, said leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Tuesday. The National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) had announced Kovind's name as its Presidential candidate on Monday. However, there were last-minute concerns about the JD (U)'s support for Kovind now that Meira Kumar, who hails from the party's stronghold of Bihar and is the daughter of prominent Dalit ...

Author: 0 Huge GOP Turnout Doomed Democrat in Georgia

He addressed the wealth of his advisors, saying he did not want "poor people" in those positions. "Well, I'm a master legislator". "I think in this instance it had a motivating effect for our voters on the turnout front", Rogers said Wednesday.

Global News Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Author: 0 Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

That was Donald Trump , although Johnson didn't name him. FESSLER: But with democracy under attack, lawmakers said they were frustrated by the lack of information. "In retrospect, it would be easy for me to say that I should have bought a sleeping bag and camped out in front of the DNC in late summer". "To my disappointment, not to my knowledge, sir", he answered.