French Candidates Boost Security Ahead of Tense Vote

French Candidates Boost Security Ahead of Tense Vote

Still, caveats must apply following Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election and Britons' vote to leave the European Union, events which both caught markets off guard a year ago. She said her presidential candidacy is the only one that can bring change to France and she vowed to return the country to its people and give the "keys" back. Читать далее

Harry Kane: Tottenham want to win Premier League for Ugo Ehiogu

Harry Kane: Tottenham want to win Premier League for Ugo Ehiogu

Unlike their other performances at Wembley this year though, Tottenham's play was nothing to be ashamed of, and the 4-2 scoreline is deceiving. Danny Rose and Erik Lamela remain the two significant players unavailable for the trip to Selhurst Park, but Rose is close and could potentially feature against Arsenal. Читать далее

UK Government Declines To Rule Out Future Tax Rate Hikes

UK Government Declines To Rule Out Future Tax Rate Hikes

Scots will go to the polls on May 4 for the local government elections before returning to polling stations on June 8 for the general election. He added: "Remember, this is not a referendum, it's a General Election, and only Labour can form another government and offer an alternative that will transform the lives of people all across Scotland and all across Britain". Читать далее

European Union in focus as French presidential candidates face off

European Union in focus as French presidential candidates face off

After Sunday's vote, the two leading candidates will progress to the second and final round of voting on Sunday May 7. "It is a war in which all the population, all the country is targeted - it is obviously a war we can not lose", Le Pen told journalists. Читать далее

N. Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary

N. Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary

South Korea's navy said there aren't plans for a joint military drill with the submarine. From left to right, United States special representative for North Korea policy Joseph Yun, Director-General of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau Kenji Kanasugi , and special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs at the South Korean Foreign Ministry Kim Hong-kyun, pose for photographers before their meeting about North Korean issues at the Iikura ... Читать далее

Where home values are rising 3 times as fast as DC

Where home values are rising 3 times as fast as DC

February 2017's national index is 185.56, a 5.8 percent year-over-year increase from February 2016 and a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent month-over-month increase. "New home construction is now close to a normal pace of about 1.2 million units annually, of which around 800,000 are single family homes". And there are relatively few derelict old houses rotting along city streets when there's so much money to be made by replacing them with shiny new homes. Читать далее

Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron leading the French election results after Sunday's first round calmed investors' worries over a potential breakup of the eurozone or the European Union, analysts said . "They don't need a president of France, who advocates the independence and sovereignty of his country, preserving national identity and traditional values, who is ready for a dialogue and equal cooperation with other countries and opposes the sanctions policy", he added, apparently referring ... Читать далее

Trump tells United Nations to prepare new North Korea sanctions

Trump tells United Nations to prepare new North Korea sanctions

It says China hopes for a peaceful outcome, but that Beijing has "very limited influence on the entire situation". The statement came after Pyongyang said it had successfully launched a new ballistic missile. "The joint exercise is to show US and South Korea's strong will to retaliate and its firm defense posture against North Korea's provacative threat", it added. Читать далее

UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

Before the conflict between the Saudi-led coalition, supporting Yemen's government, and Houthi rebels began, Yemen was already the poorest country in the Middle East. The UN's humanitarian arm, OCHA, says that 18.8 million people in Yemen are now "in need of humanitarian or protection assistance" after a simmering conflict erupted in 2014. Читать далее

Ivanka Trump greeted with groans from Germany audience while defending her dad

In an joint op-ed article in the Financial Times ahead of her trip, Ivanka Trump and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim called for boosting women's participation in the global economy through measures including training, improved access to finance and changes in laws and regulations. Читать далее

China 'seriously concerned' about North Korea

Here's how events have unfolded. Trump is clearly on the mind of the North Korean leadership. "But at the same time", the prime minister said, "dialogue for the sake of dialogue is valueless and it is necessary for us to exercise pressure North Korea so that it comes forward and engages in this serious dialogue". Читать далее

Paul McCartney announces Tampa show

Paul McCartney announces Tampa show

Tickets for the New Jersey and NY shows go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. on May 5. He'll perform at Amalie Arena on July 10, venue officials announced Tuesday. As our friends at the Tampa Bay Times pointed out this morning, this would be the Beatles bassist's fourth show in Tampa, after dates at Tampa Stadium (1990) and the Ice Palace/St. Читать далее

US will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

US will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

But Mr Pence said on Saturday that the United States would honour the agreement even if the administration didn't agree with it. Pence and Turnbull said they are aligned in their opinion that China should use its leverage with North Korea to de-escalate the nuclear threat. Читать далее

Staten Island Tech again ranks among nation's top high schools

Staten Island Tech again ranks among nation's top high schools

One Colorado Springs high school again is a top dog in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's best public high schools . No other school in SC cracked the top 200 out of more than 2,600 schools nationwide. Florida placed second in the rankings with California, Connecticut and MA rounding out the top five states, according to the rankings. Читать далее

UC Berkeley ditches Ann Coulter speech over safety concerns

University officials said, that the scheduled event of Ann Coulter was too tough to handle because of campus Republicans. "And number two, to have a little talk with the Berkeley chief of police, who is allowing these Rodney King riots to go on whenever conservative speaker speaks". Читать далее

Death toll in Aleppo bus convoy bomb attack reaches 126

Rescuers say at least 100 people were killed from opposition and government supporters. The group says it is starting a probe into the cause of the attack, and said it is ready to cooperate with an worldwide investigation to determine who carried it out. Читать далее

Suzuki returns to Seattle as member of 3000-hit club

The Japanese star spent his first 11½ American seasons with Seattle , getting 2,533 hits before heading to the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins. Other players, both for the Marlins and Mariners, were similarly awed by the moment. "We talked with our guys, and we reminded them: every World Series victor in the past five years had a stretch losing eight or nine out of 10", Servais said. Читать далее

Trump voters split over accomplishments as 100 day mark nears

Trump voters split over accomplishments as 100 day mark nears

Trump waffled on whether he should be held accountable for the 100-day plan he outlined with great fanfare in his campaign's closing days, suggesting his " Contract with the American Voter " wasn't really his idea to begin with. Bush had a 56% approval rating and President Bill Clinton's was at 52%. Trump has consistently denounced his low approval ratings as " fake news ", often citing polling that predicted he would lose the 2016 election as evidence that surveys, and those who conduct ... Читать далее

Alex Jones Sued By Greek Yogurt Maker Chobani

One of the reporters in the video , David Knight, also repeats an false claim from Breitbart .com that Chobani's Twin Falls plant has brought "crime and tuberculosis" to the community, the suit says. Jones gained notoriety after claiming that the US government planned the 9/11 attacks and faked the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT, where 26 students and educators died in 2012. Читать далее

Russian Federation says those guilty of death of OSCE member should be found

Russian Federation says those guilty of death of OSCE member should be found

The EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini announced the result of her meeting with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Monday during a joint press conference. The recent death of a member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in eastern Ukraine exemplifies the urgency by which the conflict needs to be resolved, Mogherini said. Читать далее

Thousands at Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial event

The Holocaust wiped out a third of world Jewry. A Small chair donated by Holocaust survivor Louise Lawrence-Israels is presented by Travis Roxlau, director Collections Services, Monday, April 24, 2017, at the U.S. President Reuven Rivlin took a different approach. "We collect stories, and all of the objects that go along with those stories, because as the surviving generation passes on, these are going to be the objects that are left to help us tell the history of the Holocaust", Roxlau ... Читать далее

North Carolina class-size proposal phases in lower caps

Education groups, teachers and parents were anxious that without change, districts would have to locate money elsewhere to meet lower class sizes by eliminating art, music and physical education instructors or increasing class sizes in other grades. Читать далее

NKorea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

NKorea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

The U.S. State Department said it was aware of reports that an American had been detained but declined to reveal details. Recent U.S. commercial satellite images indicate increased activity around North Korea's nuclear test site, and third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un has said the country's preparation for an ICBM launch is in its "final stage". Читать далее

Trump says 'no deal' was made for charity worker

Hijazi and her husband were arrested on human trafficking and child abuse charges in 2014, which human rights organizations and US officials said were false accusations. Trump was briefed on Hijazi's case early in his term and directed his national security team to take steps to secure her release, he said. Aya Hijazi sits reading a book inside a holding cell as she faces trial on charges of human trafficking, sexual exploitation of minors and using children in protests at a courthouse ... Читать далее

US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

The US State Department on Monday described last week's Taliban attack in northern Afghanistan as "unconscionable", but stressed America has no intention of giving up on the country despite more than 15 years of brutal war. Nicholson said his decision to drop the bomb was directed singularly at the ISIS threat. General Mohammad Radmanesh, a spokesperson of the Afghan Ministry of Defense, said that the militants were allowed on the base without all of the proper checks after pleading for ... Читать далее