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Author: 0 Texas governor gives first clear support for 'bathroom bill'

An earlier version needed two tries to get through the House, and passed with just two votes to spare. "This bill is about safety, make no mistake about that, it's not about discrimination, perpetrators are using gender identity as an excuse and they're getting away with it", Finger said .

Global News 'Facebook Killer' found dead after police chase
Author: 0 'Facebook Killer' found dead after police chase

It's not known how long Stephens was in Erie, but Pennsylvania State Police Maj. However, Godwin's family doesn't blame Lane for what happened. "We have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening", Zuckerberg said.

Author: 0 Pence vows 'overwhelming' response to North Korea

US President Donald Trump has said that will not happen, and stepped up pressure on the isolated North. Trump acknowledged that Xi may not be able to help the US with Pyongyang but he said trying to help and being unable to help are different, adding he will see what China can do.

Author: 0 Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote

Though Macron , 39, is a comparative political novice who has never held elected office, opinion polls in the run-up to the ballot have consistently seen him easily winning the final clash against the 48-year-old Le Pen. He's also receiving support from leaders outside his country. Security agencies in France were placed on red alert as the nation voted for a new president, amid fears of fresh jihadist terror attacks and riots in the Parisian suburbs.

Author: 0 Charity Worker Returns to US After Being Detained in Egypt

The six were held on child abuse and trafficking charges that experts agree were unfounded, and the case never moved forward during their three years in prison. Hijazi landed just outside of Washington on Thursday morning, according to the Washington Post . "The case of Aya Hijazi and her co-defendants has been nothing less than a travesty of justice", Joe Stork , deputy Middle East director for Human Rights Watch, said in late March after yet another trial delay.

Global News Oil Producers 'Might Have to' Extend Output Cuts, Says Saudi minister
Author: 0 Oil Producers 'Might Have to' Extend Output Cuts, Says Saudi minister

Concerns that USA output was offsetting cuts from OPEC and other major producers like Russian Federation, which had caused the drop, were allayed on Thursday, however, by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, who gave a clear signal that OPEC planned to extend into the second half of the year a deal with non-member producers to curb supplies of crude.

Global News Obama set to make post-presidency appearance in Chicago
Author: 0 Obama set to make post-presidency appearance in Chicago

Instead, Obama will focus on supporting activism in the "next generation of leaders". "A Conversation with President Obama and Young Leaders" is a part of Obama's post-office goal to encourage and support future leaders around the country and the world.

Author: 0 Turkey's referendum unlikely to kickstart long-stalled reforms

Analysts say the key is the nationalist vote, which is split between those supporting Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahceli , who backs the proposed new system, and a dissident faction led by the forceful Meral Aksener which rejects it.

Global News Mike Pence: It's time for North Korea to 'get the message'
Author: 0 Mike Pence: It's time for North Korea to 'get the message'

It test-fired a missile on Sunday that exploded within seconds of launch, following a grand military parade on Saturday. "If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will", Trump said in an interview ahead of the meeting. This comes as Trump's national security adviser said that there was an global consensus on North Korea's provocation. The NSC effort is also looking at diplomatic and economic options.

Author: 0 Jakarta governor concedes election after divisive campaign

An electoral worker writes down votes during the runoff election in Jakarta , Indonesia, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Purnama, 50, has seen a once-unassailable poll lead shrink, and the vote has become a test of whether the traditional, tolerant brand of Islam in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country is under threat from the rising influence of hardliners.

Global News Trump orders review of visa program for highly skilled workers
Author: 0 Trump orders review of visa program for highly skilled workers

Trump signed the "Buy America, Hire America" order on Tuesday night during a visit to a tool factory in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, reported CNN . Martha Farmer, CEO of North Shore Innoventures, a business incubator for life sciences and bio-tech companies at Beverly's Cummings Center, said educated foreign workers increase innovation at USA technology firms and contribute to local economies.

Global News Turkey's electoral board rejects referendum appeals - statement
Author: 0 Turkey's electoral board rejects referendum appeals - statement

Government spokesman Numan Kurtulmus told parliament Tuesday that the state of emergency serves to purge the network of US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen. They found that the opposition campaign had been restricted and the media coverage was imbalanced, and that the electoral authority had unfairly changed the rules after polls had opened.

Author: 0 Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

Marc Gasol's floating jump shot over LaMarcus Aldridge with 0.7 seconds left in overtime gave the Memphis Grizzlies a 110-108 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday at FedExForum to even their first-round Western Conference playoff series 2-2.

Global News North Korea parades what appears to be new ICBM
Author: 0 North Korea parades what appears to be new ICBM

After inspecting an honour guard, Kim, in a black suit, watched the parade pour into Kim Il-Sung Square, accompanied by top military and party leaders, state television showed in a live broadcast, according to AFP . This would allow North Korea to prevent its limited number of ICBM-capable TELs from being damaged during launch and also make the missiles harder to detect after they're fired, he said.

Author: 0 UK's Labour vows to take on 'cosy cartel' that protects wealthy

They're quite right I don't. The party's manifesto - due to be published on May 8 - is expected to include a cap on gas and electricity bills for the seven out of 10 households on standard variable tariffs. But of course, they do not want us to win. "I'm not sure that Jeremy Corbyn would". Stepping up the rebel rhetoric, Corbyn said he was proud not to play by the rules.

Author: 0 Trump believes in 'reciprocal' free trade, treasury chief says

The order, issued in Trump's first visit to the Treasury since taking office, directs Mnuchin to review any tax regulations from the beginning of 2016 to now to "look at whether there are undue financial burdens, unnecessary complexities, and requirements".

Global News First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later
Author: 0 First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later

Geoffrey Kirui made his move with 4 miles left in the Boston Marathon and it paid off for the 24-year-old Kenyan, who took the men's title with a time of 2 hours, 9 minutes and 36 seconds. "I jerked my head around quickly and looked square into the most vicious face I'd ever seen", she wrote. Switzer donned her original bib number, 261, for the 2017 race.

Global News Britain urges N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive
Author: 0 Britain urges N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

More directly on North Korea, the president returned to a theme of placing much onus on China for reining in the North. It banned all imports of North Korean coal on February 26 under United Nations sanctions, cutting off the North's most important export product.

Global News Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow
Author: 0 Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) said people were facing a "stark choice" between continued austerity and spending cuts, or a new deal for workers promised by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Ms. She has also played up the strength of the economy, which has so far defied predictions of a slowdown - a key campaign theme that her Conservative Party will use to try to undermine Labour in the election.

Author: 0 President Trump Quietly Negotiated the Release of Egyptian-American Captive, Says Report

Hijazi and her husband, along with four other humanitarian workers, returned to the US from Cairo on a government plane Thursday evening. Trump said during Sissi's visit that "we are very much behind" the Egyptian leader. We'll take it; an American hostage has been returned home. She and seven other defendants were acquitted of the charges Sunday. According to her lawyer, President Donald Trump helped secure the release.

Global News Burka ban reversal not an attack on Muslims, Ukip leader says
Author: 0 Burka ban reversal not an attack on Muslims, Ukip leader says

Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr, Mr Nuttall failed to confirm whether or not he would personally stand for election at the snap poll on June 8. It will also call for postal voting to be abolished over concerns of electoral fraud. He added that calls to ban Sharia law in the United Kingdom were created to stop a "parallel legal system" in the country. Marr pressed him on other religious courts, but Nuttall said that Beth Din courts - the Jewish equivalent - are different because "the ...

Global News What's at stake in North Korea?
Author: 0 What's at stake in North Korea?

The program has been in development with Japan and is aimed at shooting down intermediate-range North Korean missiles that pose a threat to the USA ally. "Our commitment to this historic alliance with the courageous people of South Korea has never been stronger", Pence said on Sunday while visiting US troops stationed in the country.

Author: 0 France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini welcomed French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's apparent qualification for the second round of the election and called him "the hope of our generation". Whoever wins the next round, the voting marks a shift away from the decades-long dominance of leftist and centre-right parties in French politics. "Mr Macron bills himself as the progressive versus conservatives, Ms Le Pen as the patriot versus the globalists".

Author: 0 Will soon get back to winning ways, believes Punjab's Axar Patel

Kolkata Knight Riders are all set to take on Royal Challenger Bangalore in the 27th encounter of Vivo IPL 2017 today, April 23, at Eden Gardens, Kolkata . Today the match between Gujarat Lions and Kings XI Punjab will be Sunday blockbusters were fans are expecting something incredible from the players, like, Brendon McCullum , Glenn Maxwell , Suresh Raina, Aaron Finch and Hashim Amla.

Global News Three men transporting buffaloes beaten up in Delhi
Author: 0 Three men transporting buffaloes beaten up in Delhi

Later on Sunday, PFA disabled its web site, on which Gaurav Gupta and his brother Saurabh Gupta were identified as members of its Delhi unit. Union minister Maneka Gandhi is one of the founding members of People For Animals and is also its chairperson.

Author: 0 France on edge as presidential vote looms

After an emergency meeting of security officials, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said security forces, including elite units, were on alert to back up the 50,000 police earmarked to ensure safety during the election. Identified as Karim Cheurfi, the attacker was already a convicted criminal. Police tape surrounded the quiet, middle-class neighborhood and anxious neighbors expressed surprise at the searches.

Global News Russia: US Being 'Primitive and Loutish' in Syrian Rhetoric
Author: 0 Russia: US Being 'Primitive and Loutish' in Syrian Rhetoric

Russian officials are arguing that any resolution condemning anyone for chemical weapons strikes in Syria should come after an impartial worldwide investigation into the matter, and complained that the U.S. But Mr Tillerson repeated the administration's new belief that "the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end". And he suggested that possible war crimes charges could be levied against the Syrian leader.

Author: 0 German lawmakers welcome Emmanuel Macron lead in French election

Initial projections after voting closed on Sunday placed centrist Le Marche! leader Mr Macron as the victor, with right-wing, anti-immigrant Front National leader Marine Le Pen just behind him. The euro jumped 2 percent to over $1.09 after the initial results were announced because Macron has vowed to reinforce France's commitments to the European Union and euro.

Author: 0 Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

And Sessions can certainly appeal that judge's decision to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and then to the Supreme Court. "So this is a huge matter". He also quoted a tweet from political scientist Ian Bremmer that said, "First Trump doesn't care N Korea can already hit Hawaii; now Sessions says it's just some 'island in the Pacific .' #Mahalo ".

Global News US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation
Author: 0 US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation

Despite knowing that the test was a failure, both the South Korean and US government are still unable to determine the type of missiles that North Korea used. "But dialogue for the sake of having dialogue is meaningless". The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations had a message for North Korea on Wednesday: "We're not trying to pick a fight so don't try and give us one".

Author: 0 Federal government cracks down on Australian citizenship requirements

Extra questions on the test will determine this. Applicants also must provide evidence of integration into the community, including employment history, school enrollment or membership of community organizations. The current 4-year work visa program, 457 visa program [materials], which allows workers from overseas to live in Australia with their immediate family, will be abolished [BBC report] and will be replaced by two temporary visas that carry additional obstacles.

Global News Researchers to look for CTE in Hernandez's brain
Author: 0 Researchers to look for CTE in Hernandez's brain

Henry N. Nields performed an autopsy on Mr. Hernandez on Wednesday and concluded today that the manner of death was suicide and the cause asphyxia by hanging", Massachusetts District Attorney Joseph D. Three hand-written notes and a Bible were found, but the district attorney's office did not say what was on the notes. Officials say there were no signs of a struggle, and Hernandez was alone inside his cell when he hanged himself with a bed sheet.

Global News IMF members set aside trade split as French vote rattles nerves
Author: 0 IMF members set aside trade split as French vote rattles nerves

The French election presents free trade advocates with a third potential blow in less than a year after Britain's vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's election on a platform to restrict imports and protect U.S.jobs. Japanese policymakers fear the Trump administration may accuse the Bank of Japan of using ultraloose monetary policy to weaken the yen and bind Tokyo's hands on currency intervention to address any unwelcome spike in the yen.

Global News Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks - 4/14/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks - 4/14/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Thousands of hockey fans were expected to flock to Edmonton's downtown core - either at Rogers Place or at any number of crowded bars - to take in the Oilers first playoff game in more than ten years, and officials were ready. Unlike the team that waddled through March and raised a ton of doubt about their playoff future, San Jose got on its horse and galloped bravely, controlling the sway of the game for the final 45 minutes and not relenting until Melker Karlsson screamed down the off ...

Global News Analysts try to identify N.Korean failed missile type
Author: 0 Analysts try to identify N.Korean failed missile type

But this week the animosity has been ramped up to a whole new level. And while a United States unilateral strike on North Korea from a shorter range might be more militarily effective, it likely would endanger many civilians in South Korea, experts warn .

Author: 0 Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary abroad

Another called for the United States to "stop pulling its punches, and go where the evidence takes it" in regards to sanctions pertaining to North Korea, with the evidence leading to China. The move was swiftly denied by Beijing. Pyongyang issued the warning through commentary written by a person named Jong Phil on its official Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ), which was released Saturday.

Author: 0 Afghanistan mourns over 140 killed in Taliban attack

Another official said the death toll of the soldiers was likely to be even higher. The defence ministry has said 150 died and several others were injured in the Friday attack in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, but no exact numbers had been released.