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Author: 0 Le Pen's niece will not seek re-election as French MP

But the 27-year-old politician, seen as a rising star in the FN, said she will not be standing for re-election in next month's legislative contests. Ms Marechal-Le Pen had always been considered a rising star of the Front National party but yesterday she reportedly made the shock decision to leave the political scene .

Author: 0 Rice: Trump Admin 'Doing as Well as Anybody Could' on North Korea

When you are credible about Syria, by having made that got the Chinese's attention. "And so I do think that when we were finally able to deliver the promise of the Constitution to people like me, little girls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, when finally my father was able to vote without difficulty, yes, it's the second founding of America", she added.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner's sister highlights family ties in pitch to Chinese investors

One potential investor, Sophie Xing, said a "very important" factor in her decision to attend Sunday's event was the fact the project was a Kushner Companies investment and that Trump's son-in-law's sister would be in Shanghai. It remains murky just how much Kushner has rid himself of family-related assets. The real estate company has said Jared Kushner, who is married to Ivanka Trump, has no role in the firm's management or operations.

Global News U.S. questioning effectiveness of 'safe zones' in Syria, defence secretary says
Author: 0 U.S. questioning effectiveness of 'safe zones' in Syria, defence secretary says

But major details, such as who will patrol those areas, who will be allowed into the areas and how they will affect the ongoing campaign against the group known as ISIS or ISIL still need to be worked out, Mr. USA and allied aircraft will be banned from flying over much of Syria as part of a deal struck by Iran , Russia and Turkey to foster a cease-fire in the Syrian war, a senior Russian diplomat said on Friday.

Author: 0 Prince Philip steps down from public life

The Duke has carried out 22,191 solo engagements since 1952 - so this will be an enormous change for the royal family, not least for the Queen who he has supported on so many occasions. Alan Doyle, 47, a guide with London Tailored Tours, added: "He has supported the Queen, he's been her rock". Despite being 95, Philip's decision - which is fully supported by the Queen and is not medically related - came as a surprise as he still has a busy official diary and appears to relish meeting the ...

Global News Deal to establish Syrian
Author: 0 Deal to establish Syrian "de-escalation zones" comes into effect

As the three countries were invited to sign the document on Thursday in the Kazakh capital, Astana, rebel delegates angrily shouted that they did not accept it and walked out. The Syrian government and rebel groups are not signatories, and both sides spoke vaguely about "violations" of the agreement on Saturday. The government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media reported there was "relative clam" Saturday morning in the "de-escalation zones" nine hours after the deal went into effect.

Author: 0 Exit polls show liberal Moon Jae-in won South Korea's presidency

Official results weren't expected for hours, but the exit poll of about 89,000 voters at 330 polling stations, jointly commissioned by three major television stations and released just after polls closed, showed Moon receiving 41.4 percent of the vote.

Author: 0 Senators to hear from Comey amid FBI's Russia investigation

The emails were found on a computer belonging to disgraced former lawmaker Anthony Weiner , implicated in recurring internet sex scandals, who also happens to be the husband of Huma Abedin, a top Clinton aide. Trump adviser and former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said former agents had told him in advance of the reopening of the Clinton email investigation.

Global News Iran tests Hoot torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz
Author: 0 Iran tests Hoot torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz

Last week, Iran attempted a submarine-launched cruise missile test east of the Strait of Hormuz, but USA officials said the test had failed. It's unclear if the torpedo test was successful. The Strait of Hormuz is a strategic choke point, in that it is the sole passage leading from the Persian Gulf to the open sea, through which more than 40 percent of the world's oil is shipped.

Global News Palestinian hunger strike heightens tension with Israel
Author: 0 Palestinian hunger strike heightens tension with Israel

The Media Committee of the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs and the Palestinian Prisoners' society, present the summary of the 22st day of the collective hunger strike, which was embarked by the prisoners' movement in the Israeli jails, under the title of "Freedom and Dignity strike" since 17th April, 2017.

Author: 0 Mexico and police chief slam Texas' new 'sanctuary city' ban

The lawsuit , filed in U.S. District Court in San Antonio by El Cenizo's mayor and others, named Abbott and Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton as defendants. "Racial discrimination is not a substantial or motivating factor behind SB 4 and Texas law", he wrote. "This law cracks down on policies like the Travis County sheriff, who declared that she would not detain known criminals accused of violent crimes", Abbott said in the broadcast.

Global News Celtic thrashing reveals extent of Pedro Caixinha's task at Rangers
Author: 0 Celtic thrashing reveals extent of Pedro Caixinha's task at Rangers

Goals from Scott Sinclair and Leigh Griffiths in the first half were followed by strikes from Callum McGregor, Dedryck Boyata and Mikael Lustig after the break. Good luck everyone; we love you all. "But it's up to us as players and staff to get a team out that they can be proud of". So emphatic was Celtic's display that Lustig deemed it their best of the campaign on the home front.

Global News North Korea allegedly detains 4th USA citizen
Author: 0 North Korea allegedly detains 4th USA citizen

North Korea announced Sunday it has detained a fourth us citizen over unspecified hostile acts against the country - the second American detention announced this week. Kim is the most common surname in Korea, used by about half of all Koreans. "Foreign nationals in the DPRK really have to allow for there to be no ambiguity or interpretation about any of their interactions or what they're doing", says Madden, a contributor to North Korean monitoring organization 38 North.

Author: 0 Moon's turbulent life before winning S. Korean presidency

This softer approach might put him at odds with South Korea's biggest ally, the United States. South Korea's three major television networks - KBS, MBC and SBS - and the Seoul-based Korean Broadcasters Association jointly conducted the exit poll and announced its results simultaneously soon after voting stations closed at 8 p.m.

Author: 0 Is President Trump Negotiating Reunification With North Korea?

The school in question is the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), which was founded in 2010. In a vague text message to journalists Tuesday, South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the report from the Japan Times was "known to either be a matter that the USA could not confirm, or not true".

Author: 0 How exit poll works in South Korean president election

Moon's victory would end months of political turmoil that led to parliament's impeachment of conservative former President Park Geun-hye over an extensive corruption scandal, which a court upheld in March. which dominate the domestic economy", BBC reported . Democrat Moon Jae-in is the new president of South Korea . A Gallup Korea poll last week showed Moon had 38 percent support in a field of 13 candidates.

Author: 0 Roberts to lead Wales on summer tour against Tonga and Samoa

Hansen said the Samoa test, the seventh meeting between the two nations, will help speed up the process where it takes the All Blacks time to get in-sync when players from the five New Zealand franchises meet-up during the Super Rugby test window.

Author: 0 FBI corrects Comey testimony on Clinton aide

Sources told ProPublica that the Federal Bureau of Investigation "privately acknowledged" that Comey's statements were wrong. However, he also took the opportunity to rebuke Clinton at length as being "extremely careless" with sensitive information.

Author: 0 Conservatives claim there are no more 'no-go areas' in Scotland

Nearly 200,000 people - 10% of the total - gave their first preference votes to independent candidates, who won 168 seats across the country. However, Ms Sturgeon, who joined the SNP's new council group in Glasgow, said: "I've heard lots of ludicrous arguments in my time in politics but this takes the prize for the most ludicrous argument".

Global News Newly-freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian president
Author: 0 Newly-freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian president

Nigerians gathered in front of news stands on Monday looking at the names of the freed schoolgirls in local papers. The return of the 82 girls on Saturday marked the second group release of the Chibok girls by Boko Haram - with both deals brokered by Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross - after 21 young women were released in October.

Global News French Socialist ex-premier wants to join Macron's movement
Author: 0 French Socialist ex-premier wants to join Macron's movement

The former head of the government under François Hollande had already given his backing during the presidential campaign to Macron rather than his own party's candidate Benoît Hamon - who went on to win barely six percent of the vote. "The Socialist Party is dead, it is behind us", Mr Valls, a reform-minded prime minister from 2014 to 2016 when Mr Macron was economy minister, told RTL radio.

Global News AAP suspends Kapil Mishra from party's primary membership
Author: 0 AAP suspends Kapil Mishra from party's primary membership

I am filing an FIR against you", Mishra said, addressing the media in Delhi and reading out a letter he wrote to the AAP convener. Open letter to Kejriwal to whom Mishra considered his " guru ". When AAP refuted the allegations, he said the party terms anyone who questions Kejriwal a "Modi agent". "And now they are accusing us". During a press conference on Monday, Sanjay Singh had lashed out against the allegations and blamed BJP for the allegations made by Mishra.

Global News BJP leader alleges multi-crore scam against AAP Minister, marshalled out
Author: 0 BJP leader alleges multi-crore scam against AAP Minister, marshalled out

Speaking to reporters after coming out of the CBI office this afternoon, Mishra said his complaints referred to the alleged exchange of Rs two crore between Jain and Kejriwal, a Rs 50-crore land deal allegedly arranged for the chief minister's brother-in-law and about five AAP leaders' use of party funds on foreign trips.

Global News Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea
Author: 0 Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea

On Monday's show Kimmel paid out the media coverage of several outlets while he was off air, including a New York Post article entitled " Jimmy Kimmel's obscene lies about medical care". "He's eating, He is getting bigger". Bill Cassidy faced a crowd of constituents angry about GOP health care proposals. "I can think of a way to pay for it: Don't give a huge tax cut to millionaires like me and instead leave it how it is", Kimmel said.

Author: 0 Moon Poised to Win South Korea's Presidency, Exit Poll Shows

Moon attracted the most support from voters in their 20s to 50s, while people in their 60s and older tended to vote for Hong, according to the poll. The vote was the culmination of a frenzied two-month race set up by the scandal that ousted Park-Geun-hye, now jailed while awaiting trial on corruption charges.

Author: 0 Mexico criticizes new Texas 'sanctuary city' law

In Texas, ACLU representatives plan to fight the sanctuary city ban in the courts. Abbott signed the measure on Facebook Live Sunday evening without advance notice, which critics said was to avoid protesters. Texas is nation's second most populous state, and opponents say Hispanics will now be subjected to racial profiling and predicted the law will have a chilling effect on immigrant families.

Author: 0 Texas Takes Strong and Needed Action on Sanctuary Cities

That's out the window, Wilkison said, as officers now will have to make immigration status a priority. 4 was passed by the Texas House of Representatives, it had its original language restored to bring it into conformity with the Senate-passed version.

Author: 0 Texas border town sues over state law to punish 'sanctuary cities'

The law also drew rebuke from Mexico, which is Texas' largest trading partner and shares close ties to the state. The Lieutenant Governor argued all sanctuary cities do is make America less safe, and that both parties are to blame for not passing legal immigration reform.

Author: 0 North Korea's detention of USA citizen 'concerning': White House

Four US citizens are now being held in North Korea, a country with which the US has no diplomatic relations and has technically remained at war with since the 1950-53 Korean conflict. Tony Kim was working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology as an accounting professor. Its students are generally children of the country's elite.

Author: 0 Storms Leave Trail of Destruction in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas

Five fatalities in the Canton, Texas-area have been attributed to the storms. Trending: How to See Ed Sheeran? The winds flipped over cars, snapped trees, destroyed houses and left roads strewn with debris and fallen power lines, according to photographs and video published by the Dallas Morning News .

Global News May admits energy bills could still rise despite cap pledge
Author: 0 May admits energy bills could still rise despite cap pledge

Introducing a cash limit is the most radical of options that had been under consideration by the government. Doug Parr, policy Director at Greenpeace UK, said: "It has always been accepted that better energy efficiency is the cheapest way to cut bills, yet programmes to make homes warmer and healthier have fallen to their lowest levels in many years under Conservative Prime Ministers".

Author: 0 Delhi BJP to lodge complaint with EC against AAP

Highlights 2 crores received in bank drafts ahead of 2015 election AAP not able to explain source of these funds, say tax officers AAP's many crises include sacking Kapil Mishra as minister The Aam Aadmi Party, a lightning rod for scandal in recent weeks, has a new controversy to contend with.

Author: 0 Raptors put up a fight against Cavaliers, but fall for third time

The Raptors led by as many as five points in the third quarter. Kyle Korver drilled back-to-back three-pointers to send Cleveland into the fourth quarter with a 79-77 lead. After getting treatment nearly all of Thursday and most of Friday, Lowry tried to go through the pre-game layup line but left after just a few minutes.

Author: 0 Donald Trump dismisses Russian Federation collusion claims as a total hoax

The White House fired him in February after concluding he had not been truthful about those conversations. Now details are surfacing about the events that eventually led the president to dismiss Flynn - the Russia-friendly, anti-Islamist, ex-general who served briefly as Trump's national security adviser.

Global News Police kill suspect in fatal San Diego pool party shooting
Author: 0 Police kill suspect in fatal San Diego pool party shooting

San Diego area churches planned to hold public vigils for a 35-year-old mother of three who was the lone person killed by a gunman who shot seven people at a poolside birthday party in San Diego over the weekend. But Griffin said nobody in the party knew the shooter who was sitting nearby and in close proximity to an exit. One victim, a female, died Sunday at the hospital.

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