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Author: 0 HRW: Insufficient church security in spite of threats in Egypt

The Islamic State group claimed the attacks, which followed a December 11 suicide bombing that killed 29 people in a Cairo church. Parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved a three-month state of emergency declared by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the aftermath of the attacks.

Global News Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings
Author: 0 Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

Trump is due in Sicily on May 26-27 for the G7 Summit, a meeting of the heads of the world's richest nations. He then later said at the same briefing that the White House would be reaching out to the Vatican to "see if a meeting, an audience with the Pope can be accommodated".

Author: 0 Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley after speech cancelled

In their offer to Coulter to host her speech on campus on the new date, Mogulof said , according to WaPo , that the university has asked for the event to end by 3 p.m. The event was being co-organized by a campus group called BridgeCal and the Young America's Foundation, a conservative group that books Coulter's campus speeches.

Author: 0 UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote

There were also a number of abstentions. MPs, the PM said , have a window of opportunity to hold a general election before negotiations with the European Union begin. Demmer said Wednesday: "The German government assumes that the negotiations can be continued without disruption". Downing Street said the June election will not affect May's Brexit timetable.

Author: 0 Labour Has (Eventually) Ruled Out A Second Referendum On Brexit

However, there have been suggestions that another coalition could be formed to overturn the Tory government if no single party is able to get the majority . Speaking exclusively to the Express & Star at Dudley College, the West Bromwich East MP, said: "We have said that we want Parliament to have a say on what the deal is, and I don't think that is unreasonable given that it is the most important decision facing the country in my lifetime".

Author: 0 Trump says Iran not living up to nuclear deal

Her remarks came a day after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the nuclear pact a failure and warned Iran risked becoming another North Korea: a hostile, nuclear-armed state. Tillerson cited Iran's nuclear ambitions, claiming that the latter pose a grave threat to worldwide security. But to critics, it is a sign that a presidential candidate who promised to rip up the nuclear pact with Iran is discovering that walking away from multilateral agreements is much more hard once in office.

Global News Rally Against Child Abuse Held at the Capitol on Wednesday
Author: 0 Rally Against Child Abuse Held at the Capitol on Wednesday

On a state level, there were 58,644 confirmed victims of child abuse or neglect last year and at least 60 percent of those children were at least six years old or younger. "We work very hard to make sure people report abuse, and I think we are getting that information out there", said Hilton. Abuse is not always intentional either, such as a stressed-out parent yelling at their child in a sudden fit of frustration.

Author: 0 Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

Even though these people were offered subsidized low income apartments (implying they would have to start paying a monthly tariff for their new - and much better - housing) as well as access to free public transportation to travel across the city, Ahok's political enemies used the anger of the evicted people to accuse Ahok of human rights violations.

Author: 0 Election good for Brexit talks, says European Union chief

And with the support of both Labour and the Liberal Democrats the Prime Minister was easily able to secure more than the 434 votes she needed as the SNP abstained. May, who reversed her position Tuesday, told leaders there was a "window of opportunity" to hold a poll before negotiations begin in earnest in June in departing from the EU.

Global News China prepares to launch country's first cargo spacecraft
Author: 0 China prepares to launch country's first cargo spacecraft

The first Long March 7 was launched previous year. The cargo ship is a "crucial step" toward China's goal of completing its own crewed space station by 2022, according to the official Xinhua news agency. The country's increasing space capabilities has been highlighted by the U.S. Defense Department. The Tianzhou 1 spacecraft measures around 34.8 feet (10.6 meters) long and 11 feet (3.4 meters) in diameter.

Author: 0 Paris gunman's criminal past in focus as police hunt second suspect

The attack came less than three days before French voters were due to go to the polls in presidential elections . His two colleagues and the German tourist are said to be out of danger and police have been praised for helping to stop Cheurfi before he could hurt anyone else.

Author: 0 Russian Federation challenges U.S. to prove chemical attack in Syria

While Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still asserting that the people of Syria could somehow determine Assad's fate rather than the global community, Haley said: "We don't see a peaceful Syria with Assad in there". Speaking following the meetings, Mr Lavrov ruled out withdrawing his support for Syrian leader Assad, saying that "ousting a particular personality is not on our agenda".

Author: 0 Pence: US will 'honour' Manus Island, Nauru refugee deal

Pence's visit, part of a 10-day tour across Southeast Asia, comes a day after the Indonesian capital of Jakarta elected a new Muslim governor who had promoted Islamist views through his campaign. "Rest assured, under President Trump, the United States welcomes all who share our values for that brighter future", he said. The U.S. Embassy in Jakarta said other deals included one for Lockheed Martin Corp.to upgrade fighter jets, and a $34 million one signed by Halliburton Co.in February to ...

Global News Bekele star attraction for marathon with Royal touch
Author: 0 Bekele star attraction for marathon with Royal touch

The women's elite line-up also includes Kenyan Florence Kiplagat, who won last year's Chicago Marathon, compatriot and Tokyo Marathon champion Helah Kiprop, and Olympic 5,000m champion and fellow Kenyan Vivian Cheruiyot, who will make her marathon debut aged 33.

Author: 0 Market Analyst Who Called Trump Victory Sees Le Pen Winning in France

On Thursday night, a French police officer was fatally shot on Paris's Champs-Élysées, with the Islamic State taking responsibility for the killing. If Melenchon makes it to the runoff, he is projected to beat both Le Pen and Fillon by comfortable margins although he is seen losing to Macron 41% to 59%.

Global News Police arrest man with knife at Paris' Gare du Nord station
Author: 0 Police arrest man with knife at Paris' Gare du Nord station

No injuries have been reported. The incident was dealt with quickly by French police who were later seen leading the suspect away in handcuffs. Trains were also delayed out of the station. French rail operator SNCF said a man had been arrested after the incident, which comes just two days after a policeman was shot and killed in a terror attack on the Champs-Elysee .

Global News Erdogan insists Turkey reforms don't make him a dictator — CNN Exclusive
Author: 0 Erdogan insists Turkey reforms don't make him a dictator — CNN Exclusive

Turkey's prime minister yesterday called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will give sweeping new powers to the office of the president. Opposition parties called for the vote to be annulled because of a series of irregularities, particularly an electoral board decision to accept ballots that didn't bear official stamps, as required by Turkish law.

Global News Trump weighs in on French election with comments on Paris attack
Author: 0 Trump weighs in on French election with comments on Paris attack

Cazeneuve said more than 50,000 police and gendarmes and 7,000 soldiers would be on duty for Sunday's first-round vote in the two-stage election, and nothing could be allowed to "hamper this democratic moment". Sunday's vote is the first round in the French elections, with the top two candidates advancing to a winner-takes-all runoff on May 7. Le Pen also has close ties to Russian Federation.

Global News Cow vigilantes attack family in northern India
Author: 0 Cow vigilantes attack family in northern India

Reports said that those attacked belong to the same nomad family and that the attackers took away the family's entire flock of goats, sheep and cows. They said they had 16 cows apart from goats and sheep in their livestock. "We won't arrest them now, but next week". Kashmiri resistance groups in Jammu and Kashmir have been fighting against Indian rule for independence, or for unification with neighboring Pakistan.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly fans stunned over Fox News host's departure

O'Reilly will not return to the Fox News Channel", Rupert, James and Lachlan wrote in a letter addressed to their employees. And yet, lawsuit after lawsuit was settled, and they continued to be employed by Fox News . "This is not based off of an outrage moment, but rather, it's responsive to a deep pattern of sexual harassment ", Carusone told Politico . Noah says it best: "This is so racist I can't even be mad about it".

Author: 0 Labour MP says her party is not trying to win election

A total of 16,655 primary pupils were being taught in class sizes of 40 or greater while almost half a million were being taught in classes containing between 31 and 35 children. The intention is to tie the hands of europhile Conservative MPs who might challenge her in the months ahead, the tabloid said. Video: Can grammar schools help social mobility? Swinging into action ahead of the snap general election, which will take place in just 49 days time, Labour has been quick to pitch itself ...

Author: 0 Turkey condemns terror attack on Afghan army

Afghan national Army (ANA) troops keep watch near the site of an attack on an army headquarters in Mazar-i-Sharif, northern Afghanistan April 21, 2017. The Ministry of Defense confirmed the attack was carried out by a group of at least ten insurgents who had disguised themselves in the Afghan army uniform to infiltrate inside the base.

Global News 2000 homes evacuated as brush fires threaten Collier county
Author: 0 2000 homes evacuated as brush fires threaten Collier county

As crews work around the clock to put out the flames, officials urged residents to take these evacuation orders seriously so they can do their jobs and keep people safe. Local officials didn't have an estimate of the fire's containment Friday and said it was too early to tell whether any homes have been lost to the fire.

Author: 0 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard 'skeptical' that Assad regime behind gas attack

Haley said she thought a regime change would occur because "all of the parties are going to see that Assad is not the leader that needs to be taking place for Syria". "Well this is part of the problem in Syria, is Russia's sponsorship of this murderous regime", McMaster said on "Fox News Sunday". Tillerson is expected in Moscow this week for talks with Russian officials.

Global News Chechnya detains gay men in possible concentration camps
Author: 0 Chechnya detains gay men in possible concentration camps

In a statement released Friday, Biden said he is "disgusted and appalled" by reports that Chechen authorities have detained over 100 men suspected of being gay. Therefore, "nobody can detain or harass anyone who is simply not present in the republic". Russia's record of failure to investigate and prosecute anti-LGBT violence elsewhere in the country is coupled with the stark lack of accountability for torture , enforced disappearances, and extra-judicial killings in Chechnya by ...

Author: 0 NASA Livestreams 360-Degree View Of Rocket Launch

ET. The barrel-shaped Cygnus spacecraft, nestled atop a white Atlas V rocket, soared into the blue sky over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 11:11 am (1511 GMT). The American, Russian and Frenchman will be joined Thursday by another American and Russian who will take off from Kazakhstan. According to the USA space agency NASA, the new experiments include an antibody investigation that could increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs for cancer treatment and an advanced plant habitat ...

Author: 0 Parliament approves Prime Minister Theresa May's General Election call

May wasted no time , going from the vote in Parliament to kick off her campaign with a speech in to supporters northwestern England. Writing in the Evening Standard, he said: "Whatever may be desirable, the polls appear to be definitive on the election and the respective polling positions of the leaders of the Government and Opposition".

Global News Hunt for kidnapped Chibok girls may take years, general says
Author: 0 Hunt for kidnapped Chibok girls may take years, general says

The Islamic State group previous year appointed Al-Barnawi as head of Boko Haram , replacing long-time leader Abubakar Shekau. "It took the US up to seven, eight, up to 10 years before they could get to bin Laden. But, according to a member of an influential interfaith group that tries to ensure peace between Nigerian Muslims and Christians, Sheikh Nuru Khalid, if the Chibok girls were not found, that would mean a victory for the insurgent group.

Author: 0 Twelve People Killed in Venezuela in Overnight Violence

Maduro's supporters, leading to angry clashes in many parts of the country. A protester carries a white flower during a silent protest in homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers, a decision it later reversed, outside the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference in Caracas , Venezuela, Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Global News North Korea propaganda video shows missile attack destroying USA city
Author: 0 North Korea propaganda video shows missile attack destroying USA city

Mr Pence made the unannounced visit at the start of his 10-day trip to Asia in a U.S. show of force that allowed the Vice President to gaze at North Korean soldiers from afar and stare directly across a border marked by razor wire. But Pyongyang has a long record of bad behavior and it broke previous agreements negotiated by President Bill Clinton and others. "North Korea has vastly increased the threat that it poses to the region and global peace, so any rise in tensions is entirely due ...

Author: 0 Ugo Ehiogu suffers heart attack at Tottenham training ground

Here's what we know about the former Premier League defender. Fans and fellow footballers quickly piled in and offered their best wishes to the former centre back, who hung up his boots in 2009. Shay Given added: "Shocked to hear that Ugo Ehiogu has passed away". The defender was part of the Villa side that lifted the League Cup in 1996. Ehiogu joined Middlesbrough for a then club-record £8million fee later that year, and in 2001 he scored his only goal for England in Sven ...

Author: 0 French overseas territories kicking off presidential voting

Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve accused Le Pen of attempting to make political hay out of the killing, saying she was "seeking, as she does after every tragedy, to take advantage of it". Veteran left-winger Melenchon, 65, was the only one of the four to stick to his schedule. Two officers were seriously wounded. He was gunned down while trying to flee on foot.

Global News Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall
Author: 0 Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall

He said, "We're going to win so much, you may going to be exhausted of it". And the Republicans have already been warned; Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and fellow Senate leaders told Republicans that any attempt to pass funding for the border wall or other "poison pills" like defunding Planned Parenthood in the 2017 appropriations bill would be met with unified Democratic resistance - which would result in a shutdown.

Author: 0 Prince mourned one year after his death

October 2016: Prince's family opened the doors of Paisley Park to tourists and fans, offering a walking tour of his studios, soundstage and nightclub and most importantly, an opportunity to meet his doves, Majesty and Divinity. Those and the "Purple Rain" re-issue are expected June 9. There isn't, however, any immediate indication of when the legal battles will be settled or how his heirs will ultimately decide to take on Prince's legacy.