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Author: 0 French election results catapult stocks higher

Emmanuel Macron, a candidate investors see as pro-business and friendly to the concept of the European Union, won the most votes in Sunday's election. The broader rush into risky assets weighed on precious metal miners Randgold Resources and Fresnillo which fell 4.1 percent and 2.6 percent respectively, as prices of gold, seen as a safe haven asset, fell more than 1 percent to their lowest in almost two weeks.

Global News Dinakaran, friend brought to Chennai for questioning
Author: 0 Dinakaran, friend brought to Chennai for questioning

The police team from Delhi arrived in Chennai by a private airliner, along with Dhinakaran and his close aide Mallikarjuna, to gather more information related to the illegal transfer of money from Tamil Nadu to Delhi. Sukesh had Rs 1.30 crore in cash in his possession when he was arrested from a five-star hotel in Delhi on April 16. Police will also be confronting the duo along with the arrested middleman, Sukesh Chandrasekar, to get the details of the money trail and the phone conversations ...

Global News Not justifiable to keep Lokpal Act's operation pending: SC
Author: 0 Not justifiable to keep Lokpal Act's operation pending: SC

A bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Navin Sinha noted that the "Lokpal today is workable" and there is "no justification to hold it back". It said that the view of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on amendments is merely an opinion with which the Executive, in the first instance, has to consider and, thereafter, the legislature has to approve.

Global News Housing, the overdose crisis, leadership feature in feisty BC leaders' debate
Author: 0 Housing, the overdose crisis, leadership feature in feisty BC leaders' debate

Clark has fired back on political donations , accusing the NDP of being under the influence of big unions after it emerged that some of the party's senior campaign staff are being paid by the United Steelworkers. But Horgan kept his cool, unlike last week's radio debate when he hurled personal shots at Clark and she patted him on the arm and told him to "calm down".

Global News USA launches probe into aluminium imports, citing security concerns
Author: 0 USA launches probe into aluminium imports, citing security concerns

High purity aluminum, which can now only be produced by one U.S. manufacturer, is used in the production of several United States military planes, including the F-35 and F-18 fighter jets and C-17 cargo plane. U.S. companies also exported almost 3 million tonnes of aluminum last year, down slightly from previous years. "This is not a China-phobic program, this has to do with a global problem", Ross said.

Author: 0 Macedonia: protesters storm parliament and attack MPs

Mr Zaev has created a coalition with ethnic Albanian parties, but his attempts to form a government have been blocked by the president. Police ended up using stun grenades to evacuate lawmakers after protesters stormed Macedonia's parliament.

Global News Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days
Author: 0 Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days

It is pushing the House to vote this week on repealing Obamacare, and it is risking a government shutdown in an effort to make Democrats pay for a border wall with Mexico, instead of just passing a straight extension of current funding levels.

Global News Venezuela to Quit OAS, Comes under EU Pressure
Author: 0 Venezuela to Quit OAS, Comes under EU Pressure

The OAS has led an worldwide chorus of concern over the economic and political chaos in the major oil-exporting country. Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said on state TV late Tuesday that she had been instructed by President Nicolas Maduro to initiate the country's withdrawal from the Washington-based OAS if the region's foreign ministers hold a meeting on the country's crisis without his administration's backing.

Author: 0 Ousted AIADMK leader Dhinakaran sent to 5-day police custody

AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran along with aide Mallikarjuna have been arrested by Delhi Police Tuesday evening. Dhinakaran has been arrested for arranging the amount from undisclosed sources and getting it transferred from Chennai to Delhi through illegal channels, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Madhur Verma.

Author: 0 Housing, economy, leadership feature in final BC election debate

The debate moderator asked New Democrat Leader John Horgan if he has anger-management issues, which he denied but he says he gets upset when children in government care take their own lives. "I don't think we can afford four more years of Christy Clark and her rich donors calling the shots", Horgan said. "What I thought I heard, was he said, 'and the B.C.

Global News Top South Korean presidential nominee talks Pyongyang threat
Author: 0 Top South Korean presidential nominee talks Pyongyang threat

North Korea's ballistic missile threats towards the United States may one day match its rhetoric, the top US military commander in the Pacific told a Congressional panel, and to ensure defenses are at their best, he suggested placing ground-based missile interceptors in Hawaii.

Global News Britain loses case to delay submission of air pollution plan
Author: 0 Britain loses case to delay submission of air pollution plan

Mr Justice Garnham said the publication was "necessary to safeguard public health" and that the government's failure to comply with European Union legislation was "a significant threat to public health". Mr Thornton said: "I would urge them not to appeal". Sue Hayman, shadow secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs, said: "This is the third time that the Government have lost in the courts on the issue of air quality, demonstrating Theresa May's contempt for this most ...

Author: 0 US says raised deep concerns with Turkey over air strikes

According to the Turkish military, 70 militants were killed in the airstrikes. The April 15 attack killed almost 130 people, including over 60 children. There were no reports of casualties on the Turkish side. "No one should accept these attacks", Muslim said. "Turkey conducted airstrikes in northern Syria's Hasakah province the night before last, resulting in the loss of life of our partnered forces in the fight against ISIS", Dorrian said.

Global News A Historic But Unsurprising Election In France
Author: 0 A Historic But Unsurprising Election In France

About her move to distance herself from the party, Le Pen told French broadcaster France 2: "This evening I made a decision to take my leave of the presidency of the National Front". She has benefited, too, from the Islamophobia and anti-immigrant sentiment that is sweeping through Europe. His opposing candidate, Le Pen, also criticised Macron stating, "all French people saw that he had the feeling he'd already won ".

Global News Accused Paris gunman previously threatened police, but not on any watch list
Author: 0 Accused Paris gunman previously threatened police, but not on any watch list

The gunman was shot dead by police in the van while he was trying to flee the scene on foot. A statement by ISIS' propaganda agency Amaq said the attacker was one of its "fighters", identifying him as "Abu Yussef the Belgian". Emerging from the meeting, Cazeneuve said citizens should not succumb to fear following the attack and announced a full mobilization of security forces to back up 50,000 policemen already deployed to ensure safety during the election.

Author: 0 Police Call Death of Joliet Toddler 'Suspicious'

More than 100 police as well as volunteers searched for her Wednesday, WLS-TV reported. The Will County Sheriff's Office says in a statement it searched the Joliet home late Wednesday along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and found Semaj Crosby dead around midnight.

Global News Abe, Putin: N. Korea end provocative acts
Author: 0 Abe, Putin: N. Korea end provocative acts

If it hits places near the Tokyo area, it would have been an unimaginable disaster. "I hope that there won't be any unilateral actions like we recently saw in Syria and that the US will follow the policies Trump repeatedly declared during his election campaign", Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, regarding the statement made by US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday during his visit to South Korea.

Global News Pence talks on trade in Japan overshadowed by threat of war
Author: 0 Pence talks on trade in Japan overshadowed by threat of war

On April 18, it was found out that the ships supposedly headed to the Korean peninsula April 8 were actually sailing toward the Indian Ocean, away from North Korea. China is seriously concerned about the latest developments in the nuclear and missile programmes of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said.

Author: 0 Cummings: White House 'covering up' for Flynn

And according to a 2014 letter to Flynn from the DIA - released in redacted form by Cummings on Thursday - the agency warned him to "be sure to obtain advance approval from the Army prior to acceptance" of any such payment. "DIA did not locate any records referring or relating to LTG (Lieutenant General) Flynn's receipt of money from a foreign source". " I honestly do not understand why the White House is covering up for Michael Flynn ", Cummings said at a joint appearance with other ...

Global News Costa ends goal drought to help Chelsea open up 7-point lead
Author: 0 Costa ends goal drought to help Chelsea open up 7-point lead

In a clear dig at the Manchester United and Manchester City managers, Conte claimed if it came down to spending then their two teams should be the ones battling for the English Premier League title. It paid off at Wembley and the effects were felt by Southampton as the refreshed duo unsettled the Southampton defense. "It shows my choices were right for the game against Tottenham and for the game against Southampton ".

Global News North Korea holds major live-fire drills, South Korea's military reports
Author: 0 North Korea holds major live-fire drills, South Korea's military reports

China on Thursday welcomed an apparently softer tone by the United States on the North Korean nuclear and missile crisis but stressed its opposition to a USA missile defense system being deployed in South Korea . "This shows how serious this is", Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said. The briefing, due to start at 1900 GMT, was being led by Pentagon chief Jim Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and General Joe Dunford, who is America's ...

Global News United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000
Author: 0 United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000

Lawyers representing Dao said he suffered a concussion, broken nose and two missing teeth, among other injuries. "Both Dr. Dao and I applaud United for promptly addressing the many issues that have plagued passenger satisfaction in the arena of airline customer service".

Global News NYC firefighter's widow gets help to pay off mortgage
Author: 0 NYC firefighter's widow gets help to pay off mortgage

Thousands of firefighters gathered Thursday to bid a final farewell to FDNY firefighter William Tolley , who died in the line of duty after falling from an apartment building in Queens. Tolley, who was a 14-year veteran of the FDNY, fell five stories during a fire in Queens. Martin of Tours Church in Bethpage, described the first words Bella uttered upon learning that her 42-year-old father had died.

Global News Top Mexican official calls US border wall a 'hostile' act
Author: 0 Top Mexican official calls US border wall a 'hostile' act

The crucial sticking point was removed when Trump said on Monday he may wait until Republicans begin drafting the budget blueprint for the fiscal year that starts on October 1 to seek wall funding. John Hoeven, R-North Dakota, pointing to border security elements that have bipartisan support like technology and personnel. Internal estimates from the Department of Homeland Security have placed the total cost of a border barrier at about $21.6 billion.

Author: 0 UK police arrest man with 'weapon' near Parliament

London police arrested a man for possession of weapons Thursday near Britain's. That attack prompted police to review security around parliament and led to a greater visible armed police presence. Two hours after he was detained, police reopened streets in the Westminster district, indicating they saw no further public risk. London police arrested a man for possession of weapons Thursday near Britain's Houses of Parliament.

Author: 0 North Korean Missile Test, Military Exercises Have Region on Edge

The four officials also briefed the 432 current House members separately at the Capitol. The unusual sessions don't necessarily presage the use of force along one of the world's most heavily militarized frontiers, and some lawmakers questioned whether the cross-Washington procession was largely show, with Trump expected to drop in on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building gathering of lawmakers.

Author: 0 'Dirty' Jakarta election looms as religious politics resurfaces

Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim country, with an estimated 263 million people, about 87 percent of whom are followers of Islam. Over 7.2 million people were registered to vote in the polls, which closed at 1:00 pm (0600 GMT).

Global News Ex-Congresswoman accused of living large on charity funds
Author: 0 Ex-Congresswoman accused of living large on charity funds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla . (AP) — Testimony is to continue in the fraud trial of Corrine Brown after prosecutors told jurors the former congresswoman from Florida financed a lavish lifestyle of Beverly Hills shopping trips and fancy parties on donations to a charity ostensibly set up to help poor kids with scholarships.

Author: 0 D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

The clip, released via Twitter, opens on the rather mordant image of Sean Spicer, having hung himself from the ceiling beside his podium, with a piece of paper reading, "I QUIT" taped to his chest. The clip ends with Homer and Marge Simpson on the sofa watching the news as the exasperated matriarch says, "This is disgusting!" "Give the president of the United States some time".

Global News Southeast Asian Leaders to Avoid China Criticism
Author: 0 Southeast Asian Leaders to Avoid China Criticism

Duterte's predecessor, President Benigno Aquino, petitioned the court in the Netherlands in 2013, and its arbitration tribunal ruled last July that China's claim to nearly the entire South China Sea has no legal or historical basis. That indicates a change in the sentiment on display in February previous year when Obama became the first president to host the Asean leaders in the US.

Global News Canada's Conservatives debate one last time before new leader chosen
Author: 0 Canada's Conservatives debate one last time before new leader chosen

The last whistle stop for the Kevin O'Leary train was in Kelowna. Shipley says O'Leary isn't a team player and he's backing Erin O'Toole. Two hours later, they'd struck a deal. While O'Leary backers may be lamenting his departure from the race, Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola Conservative MP Dan Albas welcomed the news.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter backs out of UC Berkeley speech

It was hours after Coulter, invited to speak on campus by the CRs and largely funded by the Young America's Foundation, had announced she was canceling her campus appearance because her sponsors bailed. Rhodes and his group had also gathered in Berkeley on April 15, when a planned "Patriots Day" rally erupted in clashes between pro-Trump demonstrators and counter-protesters.

Global News USA lumber tariffs to hinder Canada's lumber industry
Author: 0 USA lumber tariffs to hinder Canada's lumber industry

The tariffs come after an agreement signed under President George W. Bush expired in 2015. "I look forward to working with the administration to pressure and persuade the Canadians to reverse this unwise policy, which is a violation of our agreements", Mr.

Global News All 78 Crew Rescued from Sunken Russian Navy Ship
Author: 0 All 78 Crew Rescued from Sunken Russian Navy Ship

The Russian navy reconnaissance ship Liman sunk off Istanbul after colliding with a freighter. A Russian naval reconnaissance ship has sunk after it crashed into a freighter carrying livestock in the Black Sea, near Turkey. The collision punched a hole in the starboard side of the Liman's hull, causing the ship to sink about three hours after the accident. There was fog in the area and visibility is said to have been low.

Global News Indian vice president visits Armenian Genocide memorial in Yerevan
Author: 0 Indian vice president visits Armenian Genocide memorial in Yerevan

A vibrant democracy of 1.3 billion people with a young, skilled workforce, India offers an aspirational middle class market of over 400 million people. "This change is visible", Ansari said. India is set to sign an MoU with Poland in the agriculture sector. There also talks on enhancing space cooperation between the two nations, in which satellite, remote sensing data and training of scientists are some of the vital aspects.

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