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Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs: Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final

The Ducks exorcised their home-ice Game 7 demons by beating Edmonton Wednesday; now it's time to deal with their Preds issues. The Kings motored through the 2012 postseason, falling just four times . Start better. Bring the emotion from the first drop of the puck. Hundreds of empty orange seats ringed the rink while the Nashville Predators largely dominated the first two periods of their 3-2 overtime victory.

Global News Trump Administration Announces Plans to Renegotiate NAFTA
Author: 0 Trump Administration Announces Plans to Renegotiate NAFTA

Trump made renegotiation of NAFTA a staple of his presidential campaign past year, asserting that the United States was at a disadvantage in trade with its northern and southern neighbors. US farmers exported 523 million bushels of corn to Mexico in 2016, with $2.5 billion coming back in the trade, according to the National Corn Growers Association.

Global News Benzema: 'Valbuena has to stop making up stories'
Author: 0 Benzema: 'Valbuena has to stop making up stories'

Benzema has not featured for Les Bleus since being charged by police in connection to an alleged blackmail attempt targeting his global team-mate Mathieu Valbuena , a case which is yet to go to trial. Deschamps suggested he hasn't really been missed. 'The France team was built before the Euro, and strengthened itself during the competition, where we managed to reach the final.

Global News School bus crashes in Pennsylvania, 15 students hospitalized
Author: 0 School bus crashes in Pennsylvania, 15 students hospitalized

Both adults and 12 of the students have since been released, a Lancaster General Hospital spokesperson said Thursday. The escort vehicle then hit the school bus, which was forced into the mobile home. Hambright said authorities want to speak with the driver. Bowman said the police department has received a large number of tips and he encouraged anyone with information to come forward.

Global News Mexico's president calls for more protection of journalists
Author: 0 Mexico's president calls for more protection of journalists

In Mexico City on Tuesday, protesters wrote "They are killing us" and "No to silence" - a phrase used by Mr Valdez - on the road next to the iconic Monument to Independence on the main thoroughfare, Paseo de la Reforma. "How long will there be killings without pity and with impunity?" said Valdez's own weekly publication, Riodoce . Some media in Sinaloa cancelled their Tuesday editions in protest.

Author: 0 Trump suggests 'good chance' for Mideast peace

President, with you we have hope", Abbas told Trump. "Some of the topics that were discussed during their meeting and the lunch were: advancing the Israeli-Palestinian peace; preventing incitements to violence, particularly media outlets directly associated with the Palestinian Authority; strengthening efforts to combat terrorism, including defeating Daesh; measures to empower the Palestinian economy and provide economic opportunity for the Palestinian people", he said.

Global News US House backs new sanctions against North Korea
Author: 0 US House backs new sanctions against North Korea

The commentary has unleashed counter-attacks in China's state media, although the Foreign Ministry has downplayed the spat, saying ties with the North will not be affected. The North Korean statement comes during a period of tension on the Korean Peninsula over concerns that the North is preparing another nuclear test or missile launch, including a possible test of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Global News French president meeting EU chief, to reveal minister picks
Author: 0 French president meeting EU chief, to reveal minister picks

Macron, who ran a staunchly pro-European campaign, kept with tradition by visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday in his first trip overseas after taking office. "On the other hand, a score of conservative politicians called on their political family to respond positively to this 'outstretched hand" of French President Macron, referring to the decision to place a right-wing leader as a prime minister.

Global News Korea reports on South's presidential election
Author: 0 Korea reports on South's presidential election

A South Korean presidential spokesman said that the Chinese leader - who initiated the call - "explained the reasons for Beijing's strong and repeated opposition" to the deployment, Yonhap news agency reported. Senior presidential press secretary Yoon Young-chan told a press conference Thursday that Moon held the phone conversation with Abe for about 25 minutes in the afternoon.

Author: 0 Iran presidential race: candidates make last-ditch effort to win Kurdish votes

In a statement published by state media on Monday, Mr Qalibaf wrote that he was withdrawing his candidacy in an attempt to put an end to President Rouhani's "inefficient and impotent" administration. "It's definitely more hard for Rouhani now", said Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, a research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London . Let us not forget that Mr.

Author: 0 Handover all Comey documents on Trump, US Congress tells Federal Bureau of Investigation

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe told Congress last week the investigation is "highly significant" and said Comey's dismissal would do nothing to impede the probe. "He is a good guy". The White House responded to the New York Times report by saying that the story was " not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation " between Trump and Comey.

Global News Rachel Lindsay, The 'Bachelorette', Leaves Suitors Crying For More
Author: 0 Rachel Lindsay, The 'Bachelorette', Leaves Suitors Crying For More

With the " The Bachelorette " season 13 premiere in a week, Refinery29 expects a barrage of clips, images and other promotional paraphernalia already. "I always say, 'It's something that should be talked about, '" she said in an interview with Entertainment Tonight. Mike Fleiss, Elan Gale, Bennett Graebner and Nicole Woods are the executive producers.

Global News North Korea claims its new long-range missile can carry heavy nuke
Author: 0 North Korea claims its new long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

For its part, the US Treasury explained that it is considering all of its available tools to deny North Korea access to the worldwide financial system to rein in its nuclear weapons and missile development programs. "The president said we are leaving open the possibility of dialogue with North Korea , but we should sternly deal with a provocation to prevent North Korea from miscalculating".

Author: 0 Iran condemns new USA missile sanctions

Ahmadi is the director of Iran's Shahid Bakeri Industries Group, which is responsible for Iran's solid-fueled ballistic missile program, the Treasury statement said. During his tour of the Middle East, Trump will visit Saudi Arabia and Israel , two countries who are also very concerned about Iranian expansionism and terrorism.

Author: 0 Chaos Ensues At Florida Airport After Spirit Flight Cancellations

A United States court has granted Spirit Airlines' request for a temporary restraining order against its pilots union, preventing the group from taking any action that will interfere with the airline's operations. Workers were overwhelmed by the angry and frustrated passengers, and called police. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this evening. Skirmishes involving irate passengers broke out at a Florida airport Monday night following the cancellation of multiple Spirit Airlines ...

Global News Cavs vs. Raptors Game 3: What We Learned
Author: 0 Cavs vs. Raptors Game 3: What We Learned

Korver posted his 2017 playoff high with 14 points, shooting 5-of-7 from the field and 4-of-6 from 3-point range. Playing without its All-Star point guard, Toronto gave the Cavaliers all they could handle for the first three quarters.

Global News Enda Kenny to step down as Fine Gael leader
Author: 0 Enda Kenny to step down as Fine Gael leader

He had previously said he wouldn't lead the party into the. That means the party can only today begin to officially draw up the plans for how he will be replaced. The 66-year-old former teacher, born in Mayo, is the longest-serving member of the Irish parliament, having first been elected in 1975. It said 13 backed Coveney.

Author: 0 Many French Voters Yet to be Convinced by Macron

The centrist candidate, 39, defeated the far right's Marine Le Pen, winning 66.1 per cent of the vote to her 33.9 per cent. Valls, who announced in March he would vote for Macron in the presidential election, is on the right of the Socialist party and has similar pro-business views to Macron, who will assume office next Sunday as France's youngest leader since Napoleon.

Global News Chancellor dismisses tensions between him and Team May as 'tittle-tattle'
Author: 0 Chancellor dismisses tensions between him and Team May as 'tittle-tattle'

So come on Mr Hammond, come and have a debate with me because I believe once we've had that debate people will realise just what your government is all about. Downing Street responded with a lot of " swearing and angry phone calls ", a source revealed to the Times. "That's an age-related comment, nothing else, so don't read anything into that", she said.

Global News Arguments presented by Pakistan at ICJ
Author: 0 Arguments presented by Pakistan at ICJ

A Pakistan military court had sentenced the Indian national to death on charges of "espionage and subversive activities" on 10 April, this year. Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Monday reassured everyone that Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav will get justice in the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Global News Haley tells countries to choose between US, North Korea
Author: 0 Haley tells countries to choose between US, North Korea

In a Q&A on the website of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Stanford Professor Siegfried Hecker, an expert on plutonium science, said: " North Korea does not yet have the capability to reach the US mainland with a nuclear-tipped missile...although the missile test on Sunday brings it somewhat closer".

Author: 0 Oil down as market stays well supplied despite OPEC cuts

Having seen a almost two-week short-covering rally bring prices in WTI and Brent crude oil back about 50% of their last sell-off, it's now up to OPEC and non-OPEC members to agree to a further extension of the deal to cut production at the cartel's May 25 meeting to bring in new buyers to sustain the rally.

Author: 0 The public needs to see all Jim Comey's memos

Two days later, Flynn's lawyer and transition lawyers discussed the investigation of Flynn. "There are serious concerns that the president may have improperly tried to obstruct an FBI investigation". Comey's memo, stemming from a February meeting with the president, has intensified calls for Comey to speak out, and for Congressional Republicans to scrutinize Mr.

Global News 7000 birds seized in LA cockfighting probe
Author: 0 7000 birds seized in LA cockfighting probe

This Monday, May 15, 2017 photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shows two of some 7,000 birds that were seized in one of the largest raids of illegal cockfighting in United States history, authorities said Tuesday, in Val Verde, Calif.

Global News Darren Lehmann says there is no threat to the Ashes
Author: 0 Darren Lehmann says there is no threat to the Ashes

Surrey captain Batty does not envisage a stand-off of that magnitude in England but he does believe the advent of a new high-profile Twenty20 tournament for eight city-based teams in 2020 may help to raise the stakes. "We are confident that there will be a resolution in place by 30 June and look forward to continuing to support these players to perform at their very best on the global stage".

Global News Iranians voice their views ahead of presidential election
Author: 0 Iranians voice their views ahead of presidential election

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has denounced the heated rhetoric of the country's presidential election campaign, calling it "unworthy", less than two days before Iranians go to the polls. The Iranian economy grew by about 7% a year ago, according to the International Monetary Fund. "This election is about the economy". Rouhani's stiffest challenge comes from Raisi, a law professor and former prosecutor who heads an influential religious charitable foundation with vast ...

Author: 0 India did well to stay away from OBOR meet

In a statement issued here on Monday after the adoption of the joint communique, the prime minister said, "The presence of such a large number of heads of state and government and distinguished world leaders at the forum is testimony to your great leadership and acknowledgment of the growing stature of China on the worldwide map".

Global News Two M777 Ultra-Light Howitzers arrive from U.S. for trials
Author: 0 Two M777 Ultra-Light Howitzers arrive from U.S. for trials

According to a report in The Times of India , the two howitzers, which will come in a chartered aircraft from the United Kingdom, will be taken to the Pokhran ranges for testing and "compilation of the firing tables" for subsequent use. Notably, the guns come a month ahead of schedule. The Indian Army plans to use these Howitzers in defensive troop deployment spread across the country's vast rugged terrain.

Global News US National Security adviser says Trump's disclosure to Russians was 'appropriate'
Author: 0 US National Security adviser says Trump's disclosure to Russians was 'appropriate'

In a meeting last week with top Russian officials, President Donald Trump discussed classified information regarding an Islamic State threat, according to current and former US officials. The president indeed has the legal authority to share classified information if he wants. At one point, Putin jokingly said he needed to upbraid Lavrov for failing to share the "secrets" with him.

Author: 0 Russian Federation launches ferry connection with North Korea

An estimated 40 passengers boarded the boat for the maiden voyage. Mikhail Khmel, deputy director of InvestStroiTrest , the joint operator of the Man Gyong Bong , said Chinese interest is not limited to tourism. Anyone willing to embark on the Rajin-Vladivostok cruise will have to pay 600-750 Yuans ($87-101), depending on cabin class. North Korea's latest missile launch, despite landing just south of Russia's Pacific coast, has so far had no discernible impact on relations between the ...

Global News China evokes Panchsheel to address India's concerns over CPEC
Author: 0 China evokes Panchsheel to address India's concerns over CPEC

A top Chinese diplomat today said his country would like India to look beyond mutual differences and join its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative in interest of the development of both countries. The first principle of Panchsheel enunciated by India and China in 1954 speaks of "mutual respect for each other's territorial integrity and sovereignty".

Author: 0 U.S. could leave Kim in place if Pyongyang scraps nukes

The man, Kim Hak-song, was arrested Saturday and was under investigation, the state-run Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said. The university said in a statement that Kim was carrying out agricultural development work with the school's agricultural farm.

Author: 0 China to hold next Belt and Road forum in 2019

The initiative - a modern Silk Road of trade, investment and infrastructure development - is China's biggest foreign initiative to date. It pointed out that China and Pakistan signed new deals worth $500 million over the weekend, while Nepal - sandwiched between India and China - has also formally joined the Belt and Road initiative .

Global News Markets Right Now: Washington turmoil unnerves markets
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Washington turmoil unnerves markets

The S&P 500 Index fell 1.8 percent to 2,357.25 at 4 NY, its worst day since September 9. Those pledges had helped fuel a record-setting post-election rally on Wall Street.Selling accelerated late in the afternoon of one of the busiest trading days in months and the three major indexes ended near session lows.

Global News At Nearly 4 Feet Long, Is This The World's Longest Cat?
Author: 0 At Nearly 4 Feet Long, Is This The World's Longest Cat?

Ms Hirst started an Instagram account for Omar two weeks ago. A cat measuring nearly four feet is vying for the title of the world's longest after taking Instagram by storm. Three-year-old Omar , meanwhile, is fed a diet of human-grade kangaroo meat by his Aussie owners. If Hirst's claims that Omar is over 120, that would quite easily make him the World's Longest Cat .

Global News Jimmy Fallon says he was
Author: 0 Jimmy Fallon says he was "devastated" by reaction to Trump interview

I was just trying to have fun", Fallon went on. The interview, what with the host's amiable treatment of Trump and the infamous "hair-tousle", earned Fallon accusations of normalizing an extreme and risky politician. While Colbert has been praised for lewd jokes about Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin and Kimmel's heartfelt story about his newborn son resonated with many, Fallon came under fire for a 2016 interview with Trump .

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