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Author: 0 Le Pen lashes out at "weak" Macron

The two face off in France's presidential runoff on May 7. Le Pen's anti-establishment, anti-globalisation chord could resonate with some of his voters . Polls published on Sunday night showed Macron comfortably beating Le Pen in the run-off if the vote were held now. "The people will reserve a major surprise for the oligarchy", she said.

Global News Marine Le Pen promises a total ban on immigration
Author: 0 Marine Le Pen promises a total ban on immigration

In another sign of voter discontent, both of the country's establishment parties risk having their candidates eliminated in the first round. But, she said , her first job as president would be to pull France out of the borderless Schengen agreement and give the nation back its borders, which she called a "sieve" for the entry of terrorists who she said travel Europe like tourists.

Author: 0 Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the martyred CRPF personnel

The two officers will stay in Chhattisgarh to ensure a robust anti-naxal operation is carried out against those involved in the killing of 25 CRPF personnel on Monday. We will... review the strategy. "The government must tackle this issue with an iron hand", he added. Police sources said the bodies of the jawans is expected to reach the state by late afternoon.

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen temporarily steps down as National Front leader

Le Pen at other times has vowed to fight for the " soul of France " by imposing restrictions on halal meat, banning religious clothing in public, and putting a stop to "burkinis", which are highly controversial in the country. Both candidates have now returned to the campaign trail, with less than two weeks to go before French voters return to the ballot boxes. "Jerks. They're not the guys who are usually here", said one of Le Pen's aides, suggesting she had fallen into a trap.

Author: 0 Pence Assures Australia US Will Honor Refugee Deal

He added that the administration would honor the deal "out of respect for this enormously important alliance". Pence is on a 10-day, four country trip that has already included visits to Japan, South Korea and Indonesia . Mr Turnbull has resisted pressure to choose between the two countries, both of which are considered vital allies; the USA is Australia's most important security partner, while China is its most important trading partner.

Global News Hundreds of kids enjoy Easter Egg Hunt at Northwest Fresno church
Author: 0 Hundreds of kids enjoy Easter Egg Hunt at Northwest Fresno church

Thousands of eggs at several Easter egg hunts were all picked up in seconds around Billings Saturday. He says, "When they go out there, it's going to be kids running in circles". The Saturday turnout, helped by the mid-April warm weather, has the group planning to bring the egg hunt back to Gregory Park next year. "I got so many eggs", said Amelia, age 5.

Author: 0 North Korea stages massive weapons drill to mark special occasion

A U.S. Air Force U-2 spy plane prepares to land at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The South Korean military was monitoring the situation and "firmly maintaining readiness", it said. He says North Korea doesn't have a weapon that can threaten the Vinson group. The drills reportedly included submarine torpedo attacks on mock enemy warships "while fighters and bombers made zero feet flight above the sea to drop bombs on the targets", the Korean Central News ...

Global News Odd but true: Feral pigs take down ISIS fighters
Author: 0 Odd but true: Feral pigs take down ISIS fighters

Kirkuk officials have requested the Iraqi government bring in more security, but all military personnel is now directed toward the fight in Mosul, the ISIS capital of Iraq. 'It is likely their movement disturbed a herd of wild pigs, which inhabit the area as well as the nearby cornfields'. "We know that a massacre took place in Hawija district through our sources", al-Assi said.

Author: 0 North Korea threatens to 'ravage' USA if Trump orders airstrike

North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests and a series of missile launches. USA officials said Friday the president's advisers weighed a range of ideas for how to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear program, including military options and trying to overthrow the isolated communist dictatorship's leadership.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump gets booed, hissed at during Berlin event

The famous blonde appeared alongside Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel when she joined the panel of women at the worldwide W20 summit . Trump stepped away from running her fashion brand to take a role as an unpaid White House adviser in her father's administration.

Global News Russian Federation relations at new low after Syria attacks
Author: 0 Russian Federation relations at new low after Syria attacks

After the talks, Tillerson warned "there is a low level of trust between our two countries". "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this type of relationship", Mr Tillerson warned. Mr Trump's pre-election calls for closer ties with Russian Federation and Mr Putin seem to have been overcome by their differences over the war in Syria.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump met with groans and hissing at women's conference in Germany

The exchange prompted a follow-up question from the moderator about President Donald Trump's attitude to women. A CBS interviewer asked Ivanka whether she was "complicit in what is happening to the White House". The first daughter faced jeers from an unsympathetic audience as she attended the G20 women's summit in Berlin alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel, IMF head Christine Lagarde and others.

Author: 0 Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

South Korea's Defense Ministry has said North Korea appears ready to conduct such "strategic provocations" at any time. Speculation had mounted that Pyongyang could carry out a sixth nuclear test or another missile launch to mark 85 years since the founding of its army.

Author: 0 Jammu and Kashmir Government Bans 20 Social Media Services for a Month

Internet services have been banned in the state on several occasions in the past also but it is for the first time that the state home department has issued a formal order to this effect. The 11-second clip went viral and has sparked outrage and heated debate about the role of the military. Earlier this week the leader of Jammu and Kashmir, the northern state that administers the area, held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the developing crisis.

Author: 0 Germany criticizes mass detentions in Turkey

Some 8,500 police officers participated in the operation, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. Analysts have said Erdogan, after his poll win, can choose between new confrontation or reconciliation with the West but in recent days tensions have risen further.

Global News Woman stuck on crane's pulley at Toronto's Church and Wellesley streets
Author: 0 Woman stuck on crane's pulley at Toronto's Church and Wellesley streets

Cheers erupted from the crowd of onlookers as the pair's feet hit the ground around 8:30 a.m., bringing the dramatic, hours-long rescue operation to a safe conclusion. "He's one of our technical rescue firefighters, and one of our best", said Pegg of the firefighter on the crane. The construction site is on Wellesley Street between Yonge and Church, in a neighborhood of shops and restaurants near the University of Toronto.

Author: 0 Takes on the #AustralianValues in Turnbull's new citizenship test

In a move to encourage local hiring, and to stop foreign workers from coming into their country, Australia has abolished 457 work visa . This restriction on foreign workers is in response to the Australian government's promise to roll back work visas granted to fast-food restaurants.

Author: 0 Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

Trump stayed on the sidelines for most of the debate while House GOP leaders crafted a bill and tried pitching it to fellow members. Here's a breakdown of what to keep an eye on as the White House and congressional Republicans attempt to push a tax bill through Congress this year.

Global News Mosul businesses start reconstruction without waiting for final IS defeat
Author: 0 Mosul businesses start reconstruction without waiting for final IS defeat

The militants, it said, wanted to "confound civilians who expressed joy and welcomed with chanting". Al-Dulaimi said he blamed the Islamic State group. Meanwhile, US estimates for Daesh fighters in and around Iraq's second city predicted a force not exceeding 6,000 men. Dujarric added that civilian displacement from other remaining Islamic State (IS) held areas has also continued, with almost 95,000 people being forced to flee the town of Hawija, in Kirkuk governorate, since military ...

Author: 0 Arkansas stages first double execution in USA in 17 years

Inmates Jack Jones and Marcel Williams were both executed by lethal injection on Monday night (April 24). Prison officials spent 40 minutes placing IV lines in Williams, according to records released on Tuesday by the Department of Correction.

Author: 0 China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Amid South Sea Tension

The ship was "transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony" in the northeastern port of Dalian , according to the official Xinhua news agency. The aircraft carriers are a sign of China's ambition to build a naval presence worldwide, observers say. Little is known about China's aircraft carrier program, which is a state secret.

Global News Cavani extends PSG contract until 2020
Author: 0 Cavani extends PSG contract until 2020

Gignac's disdain for PSG is such that he celebrated with gusto when they were knocked out of the Champions League by Barcelona in a stunning 6-1 defeat at Camp Nou. Together, we will be more and more ambitious in the coming seasons." Also read: "Dutch football match hit by monster smoke bombs! Edi is making history at the club, courtesy of his goals, but also his commitment and ambition.

Author: 0 Negotiators make progress on bill to keep government open

On Tuesday, however, Trump tweeted that he has not changed his position on getting the wall built. Despite promising to build a wall on the United States' border with Mexico "immediately" if he became president, Donald Trump has indicated he will scrap plans to find cash for his border wall in the spending bill.

Author: 0 Trump Contradicts State Department On Iran Deal

Tillerson's notice to Congress was part of a 90-day process in which the president has to certify that Iran is complying with the nuclear accord. "We're in a role everywhere, so I do not see that". But the USA must decide next month whether to renew a waiver so that Iran can continue receiving sanctions relief. Shamkhani further said that Trump's words and deeds have always been contradictory, adding that he only looks at matters economically.

Author: 0 Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted

President Donald Trump could avert the risk of a government shutdown next. The April jobs report will be released in early May. With the government set to exhaust its current funding at midnight Friday, the White House is under the gun to craft a compromise that would keep the government running while not appearing to cave on Trump's demand that Congress fund a wall on the border with Mexico.

Author: 0 N. Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary

PHOTO, TOP: The USS Michigan, an Ohio-class nuclear-powered submarine, arrives at a naval base in Busan, South Korea, April 25, 2017. On Tuesday North Korea conducted a large-scale conventional drill near Wonsan, on the eastern coast of the peninsula, according to Seoul's joint chiefs of staff.

Author: 0 Dueling Shows Of Force As Tensions Ratchet Up On Korean Peninsula

The South Korean military is also planning to conduct joint drills with the carrier group. Trump and USA officials have repeatedly said all options remain "on the table" to deal with further North Korean provocations. Updates will be provided by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.

Author: 0 Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency

The Sharks revealed Monday that Joe Thornton had torn his MCL and ACL in this April 2 game in Vancouver. "You've got control of the offensive zone and we're buzzing". "Honestly I didn't even notice he wasn't out there until the 10-minute mark". There may not be another team where either fits quite as well, nor a situation where either is as close to winning a title.

Global News Israel appoints country's first female Muslim judge
Author: 0 Israel appoints country's first female Muslim judge

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked , from the far-right Jewish Home party and head of the committee that selected Khatib, said the appointment of a female religious judge "should have happened a long time ago". The Abraham Fund, an Israeli nonprofit working on Arab-Jewish coexistence issues, said in a statement: "The appointment of a Muslim woman to the important role is a historic step that signals Arab women to aspire to leadership positions".

Author: 0 William, Kate and Harry carry message on mental health to London Marathon

Yet there's still such stigma attached to simply talking about it . Prince William and Prince Harry say they became "uniquely bonded" after their mom's death. For Harry in particular, bottling up his grief for years only hurt him more in the long-run. "But even Harry and I over the years have not talked enough about our mother", he added.

Author: 0 North Korea celebrates founding of military

Successive ballistic missile and nuclear tests have rattled regional leaders, and are in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. "This is a real threat to the world". The 85th anniversary of the North Korean Army on Tuesday passed without a dreaded nuclear or missile launch as US naval forces massed near the Korean Peninsula and pressure from China rose.

Global News Petitions to cancel Turkey referendum result rejected by electoral board
Author: 0 Petitions to cancel Turkey referendum result rejected by electoral board

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the people and government of Turkey on the successful conclusion of the country's referendum on Monday. . A prosecutor will now consider whether to press charges against Guven. Prime Minister and AKP leader Binali Yildirim said Erdogan can rejoin the party he founded in 2001 once official results of the plebiscite, granting him sweeping powers, are announced.

Author: 0 The Tennessee kidnapper's sister reveals his reason for abducting a student

A Tennessee high school teacher, charged with taking a student to a California commune to continue a sexual relationship, had his initial appearance in a Sacramento federal courtroom Monday. She was last seen nin... Quinn says she spoke to Cummins three times over the weekend. Authorities said the mother physically abused several of her children for about a year, beginning in November 2014.

Author: 0 Serena Williams is pregnant with her 1st child

If Williams is 20 weeks pregnant , she would be due in early September. The confirmation came after a day of rampant speculation that extended even to the global governing body of women's tennis. She then won three grand slam titles as a mother. Clijsters retired in 2012 at 29. The announcement, however, left the tennis fraternity to think as to how long she would continue with the sport.

Global News Outcry over delay in air pollution rules
Author: 0 Outcry over delay in air pollution rules

According to the secretary of state, the courts will consider the application. "Everyone deserves the right to breathe clean air and any delay in addressing air quality is a slap in the face to every person struggling to breathe, from the young children in London growing up with under-developed lungs, to the millions of asthma sufferers in the United Kingdom".

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