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Paris shooting disrupts French election campaigning

Paris shooting disrupts French election campaigning Gave, founder of Hong-Kong based GaveKal Research, cautioned investors that the financial markets are underestimating the likelihood of Le Pen winning. If Le Pen takes 22%-23% in the first round, she'll have done better than ever before. The vote is being closely watched as a pivotal event amid a global swing to the right, including Trump's election in November and Britain's decision to exit the... Continua a leggere...

Syria's allies pledge to retaliate after United States airstrike

H.R. McMaster says there is no contradiction between comments by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who says IS must be defeated first, and Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations who contends that getting Assad out is a priority. Continua a leggere...

British parliament backs May's plan for June 8 snap election

Britain's lower house of Parliament on April 19 voted 522 to 13 in favor of May's motion for the snap poll, easily securing the two-thirds majority of the 650-seat legislature required for the elections to go ahead. Bolton North East is a held by Labour's Sir David Crausby, who has a majority of 4,377, and is being targeted by the Conservatives. Theresa May will reportedly include her Brexit n... Continua a leggere...

Groups challenge registration deadline in Georgia House race

Groups challenge registration deadline in Georgia House race Anyone who had not registered to vote in March can not register to participate in the June runoff between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel. That upswell of enthusiasm for Jon Ossoff? Secretary of State Brian Kemp's office dismisssed the suit as a "completely political effort to attack Secretary Kemp". Continua a leggere...

Hearn hits back at 'unfounded, inaccurate' Ronnie O'Sullivan comments

The 41-year-old five-time Crucible champion pointed the finger at World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn and his board. O'Sullivan turned the tables on Hearn and his board on the second day of the Betfred World Championship in Sheffield, stating he had been left distressed by a letter from disciplinary chiefs after he criticised referee Terry Camilleri and swore at a press photographer during Janu... Continua a leggere...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry About 70 dairy producers of the ultra-filtered milk in both Wisconsin and NY are affected. Canada recently imposed duties on ultra-filtered milk, a concentrate used to make cheese. The U.S. says it's raised concerns about the policy change. Other producers in NY and Wisconsin have reported losses. Gentiloni also praised Canada's acceptance of 40,000 Syrian refugees as an example for all of Europ... Continua a leggere...

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election

She said a general election will provide Britain with five years of strong and stable leadership to see the country through its negotiations with the European Union to make sure "we are able to make a success of the European Union referendum result". Continua a leggere...

South Korea's ex-president Park charged with bribery

Park and Choi allegedly conspired with one of Park's top presidential adviser to pressure 18 business groups, including Samsung, to donate 77.4 billion won ($69 million) for the launch of two non-profit foundations controlled by Choi. Park has denied any legal wrongdoing, arguing that she only got help from Choi to edit some presidential speeches and on public relations. Shin offered the bribe i... Continua a leggere...

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye slapped with bribing charges

Ms Park is alleged to have colluded with her shamanistic adviser and close friend Choi Soon-sil to pressure the country's powerful chaebol industrial conglomerates to donate a total of 77.4 billion won (€60 million) to two non-profit foundations, and of soliciting bribes from two of the country's biggest companies, Lotte and SK. Continua a leggere...

Trump Weighing Major Shakeup That Could Ax Priebus, Bannon

When Kushner first submitted his forms to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he left the section about foreign contacts blank - despite the fact that he had met with a large number of foreign emissaries and leaders once Donald Trump became the president-elect and he became the point man for worldwide contacts for the incoming Trump administration. Continua a leggere...

Death toll in bomb attack on Syrian refugee convoy rises

On Saturday evening, according to CNN, "a blast" struck a convoy of buses filled with at least 5,000 people leaving their towns to escape their pro-regime Shia villages for regime-held zones of Aleppo. "United Nations relief coordinator Stephen O'Brien said he was "horrified"' by the deadly bombing, and that while the United Nations was not involved in the transfer it was ready to "'scale up our... Continua a leggere...

VP Pence: US Will Not Relent in Effort to End Terrorism

Pence said Washington would continue working with Indonesia to combat terrorism. "I'm optimistic because President Jokowi and President Trump are both lifelong business people, and I think they are very focused on the practical issues that hinder business and investment", Lembong told Reuters . Continua a leggere...

Tennessee teen found safe, teacher arrested in California after month on run

Tennessee teen found safe, teacher arrested in California after month on run A tip led law enforcement to a remote cabin at Cecilville, about two hours from the nearest police station. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Tad Cummins had been taken into custody and that the girl, Elizabeth Thomas , was found in Siskiyou County in northern California. Continua a leggere...

Paris shooter, who killed a police officer, was detained in February

Islamic State, which has hundreds of French-speaking fighters , claimed responsibility for the Champs Elysees shooting soon afterwards, in a statement identifying the attacker as "Abu Yousif al-Belgiki (the Belgian)". In a statement, the United Kingdom government said it "strongly condemns the appalling terrorist attack in Paris". BFMTV reported that a pump-action shotgun and knives had been ... Continua a leggere...

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people' McAngus said: "Another Scottish election with another pro-independence majority on a clear mandate that a referendum ought to happen means that it would be a brass neck for the United Kingdom government to say no". Mrs May is, after all, a seasoned politician who has managed to rise to the very top in British politics by seizing the opportunities which have come her way. Continua a leggere...

VP Mike Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

VP Mike Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations Just prior to U.S. Vice President Pence's visit to Tokyo on Tuesday 18 April, 2017, Japan announced that it will push forward with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement among the 11 remaining parties. On Monday, Pence traveled to the tense Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, where he warned North Korea's leaders that after years of testing the USA and South Korea with its ... Continua a leggere...

EPA chief to tour lead-contaminated Indiana housing complex

The agency is also placing a 90-day stay on oil and gas companies complying with the rule, which was one of several President Donald Trump asked the EPA to review in an executive order last month. "It bears mentioning that EPA Region 5 is not just the largest - it's also got a reputation for being one of the best in terms of enforcement and getting out there in front of issues", said Meleah Geer... Continua a leggere...

Samantha Bee Viciously Revises Bill O'Reilly's Exit Statement

Caroline Heldman , a professor at Occidental College, and guest on the O'Reilly Factor reportedly called the Fox News hotline on Wednesday to make her allegations official against the former network ratings star. It also said the decision "follows an extensive review done in collaboration with outside counsel". "Tucker Carlson Tonight" will take over O'Reilly's 8 p.m. Continua a leggere...

Google Launches Anti-'Fake News' and 'Hate Speech' Workshops for Teens

Google Launches Anti-'Fake News' and 'Hate Speech' Workshops for Teens In particular, the programme includes topics such as how to handle offensive speech online, spotting fake news and using videos to increase diversity. The workshops will help young people find a positive sense of belonging online and teach skills on how to participate safely and responsibly, and use tools such as flagging and comment moderation to make the web better for all. Continua a leggere...

Kalispell joins protests over Trump tax returns

Kalispell joins protests over Trump tax returns Trump is required to say how much interest he pays on the debt incurred, but not how much he owes or who lent him the money, Sheppard says. "I would release my tax returns when audit is complete, not after election!" he tweeted about the interview. Continua a leggere...


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