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Global News France's Macron says EU treaty change 'not taboo'
Author: 0 France's Macron says EU treaty change 'not taboo'

Merkel said that, from Germany's viewpoint, it would be possible to change European Union treaties, adding: "I would be ready to do this, but first we will work on what we want to reform". When Juppe was beaten, Philippe switched his support to Francois Fillon for the French presidency but then quit the campaign when prosecutors started investigating allegations that Fillon's family benefited illegally from cushy taxpayer-funded jobs.

Author: 0 Ousted FBI director James Comey is willing to testify

When the opposite occurred, Trump grew incensed - both at Democrats and his own communications staff for not quickly lining up more Republicans to defend him on television. Rogers chaired the House intelligence committee; Cornyn is the Senate's No. 2 Republican. "Another President", Trump said comparing himself to other presidents without using names, "doesn't do what I'm doing".

Author: 0 Launched missile could carry large nuclear warhead: North Korea

While Russia and North Korea don't have strong trade ties, they are building on their economic relationship. North Korea's latest missile was sacked Sunday at around 5:27 a.m. The United States called the missile launch a message to South Korea, days after Moon took office pledging to engage Pyongyang in dialogue and keep up worldwide pressure to impede the North's arms pursuit.

Author: 0 What does council vote tell us about general election?

She said: "Just as we doubled our numbers of MSPs a year ago, and doubled our number of councillors last week, we now we have to double our efforts over these next four-and-a-half weeks". The Conservatives believe that they could take 15 seats, and have given the SNP good reason to fear the fate of some senior figures. Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed as "ludicrous" any claims that the surge in Tory support in Scotland could derail her bid to hold a second independence referendum.

Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

The session had been requested by the United States and Japan on Sunday, shortly after North Korea's test launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile. In an interview with Bloomberg News on May 1, the US president said he would be honored to meet with Kim if such a meeting takes place "under the right circumstances".

Global News Korean leader scraps plan for state history books
Author: 0 Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

Tensions in Korean Peninsula escalated in recent months after Pyongyang conducted a number of nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches. "If Moon tries to reopen the industrial park, it will violate the United Nations resolution on North Korea, which required severing all economic aids that may provide financial support to its nuclear arms programs", Kim said.

Author: 0 Is Syria Using A Crematorium To Dispose of Prisoners?

In presenting the photographs, Jones called on Russian Federation and Iran to press Assad's government to establish a credible cease-fire with Syrian rebel groups and begin negotiations on a political settlement. He said the USA has not shown Moscow the photos of the crematorium, but that they have "an ongoing conversation with the Russians" about their failure to condemn Syrian atrocities and the climate of tolerance that creates.

Global News Ryan nets overtime winner as Sens stun Pens in opener
Author: 0 Ryan nets overtime winner as Sens stun Pens in opener

All they do is keep winning. An angry Phil Kessel ended up being a very good thing for the Pittsburgh Penguins. On this night, a brick wall across the net couldn't have performed as well as Craig Anderson, it seemed. This victory, however, wasn't the byproduct of 60 minutes of brilliance. The Senators last beat the Penguins in the playoffs in 2007 when Crosby and Malkin's partnership was still in its infancy.

Author: 0 Home Depot's profit tops estimates as customer spending rises

Home improvement companies like Home Depot and its rival Lowe's have historically performed well as housing data improve. Several other analysts also recently weighed in on HD. Home Depot Inc . shares rose 2% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the company beat quarterly earnings estimates and raised its profit outlook for the year.

Author: 0 President Trump Threatens to Cancel White House Press Briefings

The FBI has never had a female director. The decision is subject to confirmation by the US Senate, where Republicans have a majority. White House officials said Trump is considering almost a dozen candidates to replace Comey, Including Texas Sen.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger reveals Alexis Sanchez doubtful for Arsenal's game with Sunderland

Arsenal: "We have a little problem with Koscielny from the Stoke game". They have two more home games against beatable opponents ( Sunderland and Everton) and then that Wembley Stadium date against Chelsea. But Wenger , who again dodged the question over his own future, wants to see Arsenal fans back his side. Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal will be made to pay for their inconsistency if they fail to finish in the top four.

Author: 0 At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

Senior US security officials held another meeting in the White House Situation Room on Saturday, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the NSA were working to help mitigate damage and identify the perpetrators of the massive cyber attack, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.

Author: 0 Trusts were told about security patch last month — NHS cyberattack

It has been reported that a new ransomware "WannaCry" is spreading widely, RBI advisory to the banks said . The problem was then isolated, before work was undertaken to cleanse and fix it from a malicious programme known as ransomware. China was also hit hard by the attack, with 29,000 organisations in total falling victim to the ransomware. But they could still linger as low-grade infections that flare up from time to time.

Author: 0 Spurs' Leonard (sprained ankle) to sit Game 2 vs. Warriors

I had to challenge the shot. But Spurs coach Popovich was in no mood to accept Pachulia's version of events as he spoke to reporters on Monday as the Spurs confirmed Leonard was out of Game 2 on Tuesday. "We did the same thing with Tim Duncan earlier in his career in the Phoenix series", Popovich said. "I'll have to see the play". Leonard said he thought Pachulia's play - he stepped under Leonard on a long jump shot - was not intentional.

Author: 0 Macron Rejects Sharing Euro Debt, Pledges EU Reforms With Merkel

Merkel said they had "a common understanding that we can't just focus on Britain leaving the EU but that, first and foremost, we have to think about how we can deepen and crisis-proof the European Union, and especially the eurozone". While Macron was greeted by a small cheering crowd at the gates of the chancellery in Berlin , his May 7 election was also followed by newspaper headlines in Germany including "How much will Macron cost us?" and "The Expensive Friend".

Author: 0 WP: trump revealed Lavrov "very secret information"

By doing so, Trump would have jeopardized cooperation from an ally familiar with the inner workings of the Islamic State group, and make other allies - or even US intelligence officials - wary about sharing future top secret details with the president.

Global News PM Modi expresses concern over condition of rivers in India
Author: 0 PM Modi expresses concern over condition of rivers in India

Speaking on the occasion, Swami Avdheshananda ji described the Prime Minister as a "Vikas Avatar" and said that the Prime Minister has inspired vast public awareness towards the cause of water conservation. "People have laid down their lives for this nation". The Prime Minister described the document of the Narmada Seva Mission, presented by the State Government, as futuristic, with an appropriate vision for protecting natural resources.

Author: 0 Park board bans new whales, dolphins at Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Park Board commissioners are set to vote Monday night on a proposed bylaw amendment that would put an end to the Vancouver Aquarium's ability to bring cetaceans into its Stanley Park facility. "We would still respond to rescues in the field but most of the cetaceans that get rescued are youngsters separated from their moms and need a long-term home", he said.

Author: 0 Police warn: If you're hit by cyberattack, don't pay the ransom

In a statement this morning, the trust said that it was no longer diverting ambulances away from any of its hospitals and that trauma and stroke care is also fully operational. Companies including Hitachi and Nissan Motor Co. reported problems but said they said had not seriously affected their business operations. So far, not many people have paid the ransom demanded by the malware, Europol spokesman Jan Op Gen Oorth told The Associated Press.

Author: 0 Strong winds before fatal plane crash

Trans-Pacific Jets, which charters the plane, said the pilot and copilot died and were the only two aboard when they flew out of Philadelphia. The FAA is expected at the scene on Tuesday along with the NTSB. The airport was closed as thick smoke billowed over the scene. Town spokesman Joe Orlando said pieces of melted engine could be seen in the charred wreckage, along with wheels and part of the fuselage.

Author: 0 China pledges $124 B for new Silk Road

The Chinese leader was said to have expressed hopes to improve relations between the two countries and emphasized that "the progress of Korea-China ties is very important not only for Asia but for world peace". The proposed silk route project will cover South Asia, Central Asia, Europe and Africa. Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who was one of the speakers at the BRI, could not resist the temptation to take a dig at India without naming it.

Author: 0 Labour eyeing seven Scottish seats after analysing vote in council elections

The SNP appears to have failed to take the city cleanly from Labour , despite it being among the few urban areas to vote leave during the European referendum. At first glance the SNP scored another remarkable success in last week's local elections . In contrast Labour are down by 23, with 39 councillors elected.

Author: 0 Kapil Mishra responds to Sunita Kejriwal's tweets: Here's what he said

On Sunday, Mishra accused the AAP of lying to the Election Commission (EC) about donations and laundering money through shell companies. However, rubbishing all the allegations made by Mishra, the AAP said that the party followed all the norms in the matter, adding that the charges levelled against it are just part of the conspiracy planned by the BJP.

Author: 0 China's Xi says Belt and Road summit reaches consensus, achieves positive outcomes

He said during the past four years, there had been deepened policy connectivity, enhanced infrastructure and trade link in addition to expanded financial inclusion in line with the vision of the Belt and Road Initiative. Xi said the world must create conditions that promote open development and encourage the building of systems of "fair, reasonable and transparent global trade and investment rules".

Author: 0 Piano man Putin tunes up in Beijing

Putin attended the One Belt - One Way economic forum in Beijing on Sunday, and joined Xi's residence for a bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Sputnik said. While Putin remained modest about his performance, he won some praise on social media in China. But he has also displayed his artistic side, singing Fats Domino's Blueberry Hill in English at a charity event in 2010.

Author: 0 State Dept.: Assad using crematorium to hide atrocities

It also stepped up criticism of Iran and Russian Federation for supporting the Syrian government. Trump has previously lambasted the nuclear deal with Iran and supported calls for additional sanctions over the country's ballistic missile program.

Author: 0 Banks to fight 'fast and loose' $6.2b tax

Treasurer Scott Morrison justified the tax as necessary to get the budget back into the black and also tapped into popular opinion, saying the charge was just a small portion of the banks' profits. Mr Morrison has urged bankers to "pony up" and not pass on the levy to customers. Mr Morrison also flagged personal income tax cuts to tackle bracket creep, which pushes taxpayers in to the next-highest tax rate as wages grow with inflation, in the next four years.

Global News Arvind Kejriwal's Wife Sunita Kejriwal In Twitter War With Kapil Mishra
Author: 0 Arvind Kejriwal's Wife Sunita Kejriwal In Twitter War With Kapil Mishra

In another message, the sacked Minister said he was not going to "utter a single word" against Sunita Kejriwal. Sunita Kejriwal had called Mishra stupid in a tweet last week, without naming him, after the Anti-Corruption Branch registered an FIR against a company that belonged to Kejriwal's late brother-in-law, Surender Bansal, in another scam.

Author: 0 Syria safe zones: Fighting 'eases' as plan takes effect

The main Syrian opposition body, the HNC, which includes political and armed groups, denounced the plan earlier as vague. Russian Federation and Iran have backed Assad during the conflict. Rasheed said rebel-held Idlib province to the north of Hama was nearly completely quiet, but the attacks, which included barrel bombs, were focused on the northern Hama frontline area.

Global News UN envoy defends Syria talks after Assad remarks
Author: 0 UN envoy defends Syria talks after Assad remarks

Representatives from the Syrian regime and opposition are preparing to begin a new round of peace talks in Geneva on Tuesday. The government and opposition have agreed to discuss four "baskets" - a political transition, new constitution, elections and combating terrorism.

Global News White House: Cyberattack has not affected US government
Author: 0 White House: Cyberattack has not affected US government

Among those hit were Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica and FedEx the U.S. However, the authors of the "WannaCry" ransomware attack told their victims the amount they must pay will double if they do not comply within three days of the original infection, by Monday in most cases.

Author: 0 Syria 'burns bodies to hide jail murders'

Trump has previously lambasted the nuclear deal with Iran and supported calls for additional sanctions over the country's ballistic missile program. It was not immediately clear why the United States waited to present its evidence. His administration now says Assad can not bring long-term stability to Syria. "Russia has either aided in or passively looked away as the regime has conducted an airstrike against a United Nations convoy, destroyed east Aleppo and used chemical weapons , ...

Author: 0 Trump says he did not ask Comey for his loyalty

Clapper said his practice is always to defer to the director of the FBI "on whether, when and what to tell me about a counterintelligence investigation". Donald Trump and James Comey . On Twitter, Tribe said Trump's comments mean he can't exercise executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying before Congress or in court about what was discussed.

Global News US plan to arm Kurdish militia casts shadow over Trump-Erdogan talks
Author: 0 US plan to arm Kurdish militia casts shadow over Trump-Erdogan talks

Past administrations have sought a delicate balance. Erdogan's trip comes amid tense negotions between the United States and Turkey over military operations in Syria , global criticism over a disputed and narrowly-won referendum in April that gave Erdogan near-dictatorial powers, and the Turkish government's crackdown in the wake of an attempted coup last summer.

Global News Election success would give SNP mandate on Brexit talks - Nicola Sturgeon
Author: 0 Election success would give SNP mandate on Brexit talks - Nicola Sturgeon

Labour claimed that the SNP's approach to the currency was "a shambles" while the Conservatives said Ms Sturgeon's remarks showed that she was "flimsy and insincere" on the most important of questions. The SNP won 11 seats against the nine seats won by the Tories, and in the first-past-the-post General Election, polling experts are predicting that Salmond will comfortably hold Gordon, where his majority in 2015 over Liberal Democrat opponent Christine Jardine was 8,687.

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