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Global News Ahmadinejad to run for president
Author: 0 Ahmadinejad to run for president

That referenced Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election in 2009, which sparked massive protests and a sweeping crackdown in which thousands of people were detained and dozens were killed. On April 26-27, the Interior Ministry will formally announce a final shortlist of candidates approved by the Guardian Council . Since the 1990s, he said, the choices by conservative grandees have lost every time - either to more reformist candidates, or in the case of Ahmadinejad, to a hardline populist who ...

Global News 'Volleyball played' at North Korea nuclear site
Author: 0 'Volleyball played' at North Korea nuclear site

The game locations, Mr. Bermudez said, were the main administrative area, the guard barracks and the support area of the command center. "It also suggests that these volleyball games are being conducted with the North Koreans knowing that we will be looking and reporting on it".

Author: 0 Poll finds record support for pot legalization

Alex Newcombe, a 31-year-old medicinal marijuana user attending 4-20 celebrations on Parliament Hill, said Thursday he is disappointed by the Liberal legislation introduced last week. And women are now as much in favor of legal marijuana as men are; in previous years they were less so. According to New Frontier , a market analytics company that monitors the cannabis industry , sales of the drug grew to $6.6 billion in 2016.

Global News Plenty of history and scoring at the Texas Open
Author: 0 Plenty of history and scoring at the Texas Open

The signs since have been encouraging. A missed cut here past year would be a slight concern but he was just a single shot off the mark and had shown promise on his sole previous visit, so I'm more than happy to give him the benefit of the doubt and back up my suspicion that the course plays to his strengths.

Global News Why did USA really attack Syria?
Author: 0 Why did USA really attack Syria?

Before travelling to Moscow for talks with his Russian and Syrian counterparts, Zarif criticised Washington's unilateral move and reiterated his call for an impartial global investigation into the attack, Efe news reported. " Russia's veto exposes the hollowness of Putin's call yesterday for United Nations investigations", Charbonneau wrote. Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all.

Author: 0 North Korea propaganda video shows missile attack destroying US city

Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay. North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs have raised tensions between Pyongyang and Washington and increased talk of war. Considering Trump spoke just hours after the UN Security Council adopted a press statement condemning North Korea's latest missile launch, he might have referred to Chinese support for the measure, though it is not unusual at all for Beijing to back such a statement.

Author: 0 British Parliament Backs May's Plan for Early Elections

The Prime Minister has confirmed she will not face Jeremy Corbyn and said she believed campaigning should be getting "out and about" meeting voters. "I am stepping down from the House of Commons - for now". Labour doesn't support a second referendum on Britain's relationship with the European Union, a spokesperson for Jeremy Corbyn said this afternoon.

Global News IS group claims Champs-Elysees attack on police officers
Author: 0 IS group claims Champs-Elysees attack on police officers

He then began running away and injured two other officers before getting shot in an exchange of fire with police. Belgian police have detained five people for questioning in a terrorism case unrelated to the latest one in Paris , the Brussels bombings or the 2015 massacre in the French capital, prosecutors said on Friday.

Global News Chechnya's President Vows To Eliminate Gays By The Start Of Ramadan
Author: 0 Chechnya's President Vows To Eliminate Gays By The Start Of Ramadan

We partnered with gay Russian men from the Russian-Speaking American LGBT Association because who better to share these accounts than those who have fled similar persecution. "If there were a problem, there would be a policy". "All it would take is a phone call from Putin", Ms Sokirianskaia told SBS Sexuality, "Putin is the only one who have leverage over the regime in Grozny".

Author: 0 General election needed to stop opposition parties 'frustrating' Brexit - May

Numerous public want us to join forces to help stop the Tories from further wrecking our country for generations to come and we hope you will be willing to at least take the first step and meet with us. During the speech Corbyn repeatedly took pot shots at what he described as the "establishment" - the elite, the City, tax dodgers and much of the media - who believed that electoral success was only possible if their rules were played by.

Author: 0 Sanders headlining event aimed at boosting Democrats

Despite what some might suggest after they read this, I am not looking to re-litigate the Democratic presidential primary. Sanders, as always, is the firebrand, though now he comes with a power base of passionate supporters the party is desperate to win over.

Global News Dual US-Israeli citizen charged with threatening Jewish community centers, DOJ says
Author: 0 Dual US-Israeli citizen charged with threatening Jewish community centers, DOJ says

The Anti-Defamation League welcomed the filing of criminal charges against Kadar. Michael David Kadar, a dual Israeli-U.S. citizen currently in custody in Israel, now faces felony charges in federal courts in Georgia and Florida. Kadar spontaneously told officers who arrested him at his house in Ashkelon, Israel, that he "did not do it", according to the Florida complaint. Though no explosives were ever found, the threats did force temporary closures and lockdowns of the centers.

Author: 0 No talks with Palestinian inmates on hunger strike

The Palestinian Prisoners' Club had put the number at 1,500. Strikers have also said they want access to more television channels and compassionate release for disabled prisoners or those sufferings from chronic illnesses. The prisoners also demand to have periodic medical checkups and to increase the number of visits by the International Red Cross. Barghouti, along with Karim Younis, Maher Younis and Mahmoud Abu Sorour, were isolated and placed in solitary confinement at the Jalameh ...

Global News Liberal Leader Christy Clark says US
Author: 0 Liberal Leader Christy Clark says US "greed" driving softwood spat

Green Leader Andrew Weaver said he wants to retool the economy to create jobs in emerging sectors, rather than "chase the economy of yesteryear". At one point, while arguing with Clark over the cost of the NDP platform, declared the B.C. The NDP has not promised that four-year time frame, but Clark says their analysis holds up. Horgan said the NDP platform is based on the financial figures in the government's spring budget.

Global News North Korea Promises More Missile Tests, Threatens 'All-Out War' if US Interferes
Author: 0 North Korea Promises More Missile Tests, Threatens 'All-Out War' if US Interferes

North Korea , however, withdrew from the six-party talks aimed at the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula in 2009 and has shown no interest in returning. A North Korean state media responded to the U.S. warnings, saying that "the USA will be reduced to ashes" if it strikes the country. The diplomatic slight highlights ongoing questions about Beijing's influence over the North Korean regime, as Trump pushes China to do more to rein in its erratic neighbor.

Global News Macron urges calm in wake of police shooting
Author: 0 Macron urges calm in wake of police shooting

PARIS-The gunman who killed a police officer on the Champs-Élysées was questioned by police as recently as February on suspicion he was a threat to public security, police officers said Friday. "Today fundamentalist Islam is waging war and. the measures are not being taken to limit the risks", she said on RFI radio. She said in a CNN interview after the USA election in November that Trump's unexpected win could boost her own chances.

Global News President Trump welcomes Sarah Palin to White House
Author: 0 President Trump welcomes Sarah Palin to White House

BEHAR: Kid Rock , Ted Nugent and Sarah Palin , kinda giving the thumb, but you know what they wanted to do to Hillary Clinton. Nugent said in a blog post that the group ate dinner together in the White House dining room and discussed federal policy.

Author: 0 Cong will win 208 seats in Delhi MCD polls: Maken

Voting for all the three civic bodies of Delhi - East, North and South municipal corporations - will be held on Sunday. Shazia, a vice president of Delhi unit of BJP was allegedly trolled after commenting on Sandeep Kumar, the sacked minister of the AAP government.

Global News WestJet Loses Dog After Putting It On Wrong Flight
Author: 0 WestJet Loses Dog After Putting It On Wrong Flight

WestJet agents were out searching the area, but had a lot of ground to cover. "He was running, looked scared", said Atkinson. The mother of the dog's owner, Tanya Simon, issued a desperate plea on facebook yesterday about "Cooper" the Golden Labradoodle that was supposed to be flown from Halifax to Deer Lake, but instead ended up in Hamilton.

Author: 0 'Specifically Designed to Provoke'? Trump's 'Outrageous' Iran Move May Backfire

When asked by a reporter whether the White House had any reasons to suspect that Iran was cheating on the nuclear deal, Trump appeared to ignore the question, answering only that his administration was analyzing the 2015 nuclear deal. "We're analysing it very, very carefully and will have something to say about it in the not-too-distant future". Zarif took to Twitter to respond to Tillerson's claims, stressing that Washington should " fulfill its own commitments " as part of the deal.

Global News Lawrence to celebrate Arbor Day with tree planing ceremony
Author: 0 Lawrence to celebrate Arbor Day with tree planing ceremony

About TruGreen Memphis, Tenn. -based TruGreen is the nation's largest lawn care company, serving more than 2.3 million residential and commercial customers across the United States with lawn, tree and shrub care. DETAILS The community is invited to help plant 40 trees in the park to replenish diseased trees that were removed. "I hope Laurel will incorporate an educational component to the Arbor Day celebration every year", said tree board member Aaron Christianson.

Global News Pakistan has refused to share details about Kulbhushan Jadhav
Author: 0 Pakistan has refused to share details about Kulbhushan Jadhav

India said on Thursday that it is engaged in efforts to bring back an alleged Indian spy sentenced to death in Pakistan, who it reiterated is innocent of the charges hurled at him. Pakistan may also be trying to tell the worldwide community that India is interfering in its internal affairs, in response to India's evidence on Islamabad's promotion of terrorist activities in this side of the border.

Author: 0 Paris shooting: Islamic State claims responsibility after policeman killed

Investigators searched a home early Friday in an eastern suburb of Paris believed linked to the attack and police detained for questioning three of the gunman's family members - routine in such cases. Bloodshed had always been feared ahead of Sunday's first round of voting after a string of jihadist atrocities since 2015, and shooting on the world-renowned boulevard forced security to the top of the agenda in the campaign.

Author: 0 British Parliament backs PM's call for June general election over 'Brexit'

The election will be held on June 8, almost a year after 52 percent of Britons voted to leave the European Union (EU). Former British finance minister George Osborne, a Conservative who is a key opponent of Brexit, also said yesterday he was quitting Parliament, but would "go on fighting" for Britain as editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper.

Author: 0 Policeman and suspected gunman killed in Paris attack on Champs Elysées

The Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack. Police have issued an arrest warrant for a second suspect who arrived from Belgium by train, according to Reuters . The auto was abandoned at the scene. The Nice attack followed an assault with guns and bombs on several locations in Paris in November 2015 , which killed 130 and wounded hundreds, and the shooting at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in January 2015 .

Author: 0 Corbyn and May trade blows as campaigning begins

It comes after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insisted the result is not a "foregone conclusion" despite his party's dismal showings in opinion polls. On Europe, Corbyn refused - in the Q&A - to rule out Labour holding a second Brexit referendum, on the final deal.

Global News Two men still in custody for Westminster attack
Author: 0 Two men still in custody for Westminster attack

The 52-year-old was born and raised in Kent and was known to police for a range of previous convictions including GBH, possession of offensive weapons and public order offences. Police search the garden of a property on Navigation Way in Hockley, Birmingham . The embassy said that he had a work visa. "We remain keen to hear from anyone who knew Khalid Masood well, understands who his associates were and can provide with information about places he has recently visited", Rowley said.

Global News Brexit talks to start after UK vote in June
Author: 0 Brexit talks to start after UK vote in June

Ms May told The Sun "the Europeans might have seen that as a time of weakness when they could push us" but "now we will be much freer". On 29 April EU government leaders will meet to discuss guidelines proposed last month by Donald Tusk, who heads the European Council.

Global News Venezuela opposition plans silent procession, road sit-ins
Author: 0 Venezuela opposition plans silent procession, road sit-ins

The two sides looked set to spend Friday regrouping after massive protests Wednesday and Thursday that also erupted into unrest in the flashpoint western city of San Cristobal and several other cities. Opposition leaders have promised to keep up their protests, demanding that Maduro's government call regional elections that have been delayed since a year ago, free nearly 100 jailed opposition activists and respect the autonomy of the opposition-led Congress.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: 'we'll scrap rigged system helping the rich'

While Mrs May sought to frame the election as about Brexit, he insisted it was a battle of "the Conservatives, the party of privilege and the richest, versus the Labour Party, the party that is standing up for working people to improve the lives of all".

Author: 0 Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt

The High Court has not yet ruled. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas prepared again Thursday to conduct its first executions since 2005, wary and tired after a series of court decisions gutted its unprecedented plan to put eight men to death before the end of the month.

Global News Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level
Author: 0 Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level

The Labor Department on Thursday also said continuing unemployment claims, reflecting benefits drawn by workers for longer than a week, decreased by 49,000 to 1.98 million in the week ended April 8. USA financial markets were little moved by the data. The dollar was trading marginally lower against a basket of currencies, while U.S. stocks rose amid increased optimism around the first-quarter earnings season.

Author: 0 Authorities: Tennessee student, teacher found in California

Siskiyou County is nestled in the northernmost part of California in the Shasta Cascade region along the OR border. The duo has been sought since March, when an Amber Alert was issued. The student, Elizabeth Thomas, was found safe, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted Thursday. They will bring Thomas home on board TBI aircraft, though authorities did not say when she would be back with her family.

Global News U.S. tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one
Author: 0 U.S. tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

The latest bellicose statement follows North Korea's weekend display of military hardware in a parade marking the birthday of its founder Kim Il Sung and two attempted missile tests, one of which failed. The defence ministry said US and South Korean air forces were conducting an annual training exercise, codenamed Max Thunder, until April 28. On Monday, Hwang and Pence reaffirmed their plans to go ahead with the THAAD, but the decision will be up to the next South Korean president.

Author: 0 Police, protesters clash ahead of Le Pen rally

The Brexit referendum as well as rhetoric from Le Pen has resonated with part of the French electorate which while not a high possibility Frexit is still in the cards putting downward pressure on the euro as the stability of the Union is once again threatened.

Global News Paris shootout leaves police officer and gunman dead
Author: 0 Paris shootout leaves police officer and gunman dead

Two police officials say the chief suspect in the fatal attack on police officers patrolling the Champs-Elysees in Paris was a 39-year-old man from a suburb east of the French capital. Marine Le Pen of the far-right Front National, Francois Fillon of the centre-right Republicains and centrist Emmanuel Macron have cancelled events scheduled for today, the last day of the campaign.

Global News Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours
Author: 0 Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours

Russian Federation now has flown bombers or spy planes near Alaska on four consecutive nights this week, the first time since President Trump took office that Russian Federation has flown this close to the United States. "This was a show of force by the Russians to show us that they are still here", he added, calling it "an attempt to come up as close as they could to our worldwide borders to see what our reaction would be".

Author: 0 High-skills visa applications drop ahead of Trump move to limit program

Trump signed the executive order surrounded by Wisconsin officials, including Racine County legislators Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, and state Sen. "No longer are we going to allow foreign countries to cheat our producers and our workers out of federal contracts". Nicholas Pinchuk, Snap-on chief executive officer, did not comment directly on Trump's executive order , but said in a statement before the speech that Trump's visit "emphasizes the need to nurture such ...

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