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May's Conservatives on track for historic election win in Wales

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Labour was on 26 per cent, the Liberal Democrats on 10 per cent and Ukip on eight per cent. The Tories have increased their support by 12 points of support from January whilst Labour has dropped three. But the difference is less significant in the Welsh Assembly, where the UKIP or Labour vote hasn't fallen as much. Labour is in government in Wales where Carwyn Jones, first minister, has struck a sceptical tone on Jeremy Corbyn. Read More »

Mike Conley, Grizzlies tie series with OT win over Spurs

On a tough night until the game-winner, Gasol posted 16 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists, offset by 7 turnovers. He even got a dunk in that first half. LaMarcus Aldridge had one thunderous jam, but scored just 13 points and was not much of a factor otherwise. Yeah I said it. "It's a game. You just have to approach it that way". Read More »

China warns of war, seeks Russian help to ´cool´ N. Korea situation

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Wang last month urged North Korea to suspend its nuclear weapon and missile tests in exchange for South Korea and the USA putting their war games on hold, reviving a proposal first raised by Pyongyang . "Our toughest counteraction against the U.S. and its vassal forces will be taken in such a merciless manner as not to allow the aggressors to survive". Read More »

Terror attack drill happening in DC

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It has been planned for almost a year, according to the magazine. The drill has been planned for more than a year and was designed as a way to "address terror attacks such as what unfolded in 2015 in Paris" in restaurants, cafes, and concert halls, Newsweek reported . Read More »

Macron, Le Pen get ready for final battle

And if everything goes according to his plan, Centrist Emmanuel Macron, a former banker and seen as a political outsider, is replacing outgoing French President Francois Hollande. Le Pen says she is against "Islamist globalization" and wants France to be a "true country" and not "a mere region of the European Union". "I am calling honest patriots wherever they come from, whatever their origin, whatever their journey has been of who they voted for in the first round". Read More »

Mixing Business with Presidency, Ivanka Trump Sees Profits in China

Ivanka's company said that she has not yet given final approval on the new trademark applications, which are "not necessarily an indication that the brand is planning to launch a category or a store in a specific territory". He argued that while she may not have been directly involved in securing these trademarks, it was unlikely a foreign government would deny a request from a company owned by a family member of the president. Read More »

U.S. drops "Mother Of All Bombs" on ISIS target in Afghanistan

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The video shows with just how much power the expanding wave blasted the remote mountainous area in eastern Afghanistan that the IS had made one of its strongholds. He added: "Let me be clear - we will not relent in our mission to destroy [IS in Afghanistan]". But the US military brought out the biggest conventional bomb in its arsenal for the first time to hit the Islamic State, which has a far smaller but growing presence in Afghanistan. Read More »

Collection of Happy Easter Facebook Cover Images, Easter Sunday FB Timeline Photos

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Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng, Head Pastor of Divine Word International Ministries has urged Ghanaians to eschew acts that will defeat the true meaning of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the celebration of Easter. Of course, Easter did not, for the most part, symbolize Christ's restoration from the dead and the significance of Easter was not the same as what Christians recognize today. Read More »

Elizabeth Warren: Americans Should Keep Demanding To See Trump's Taxes

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Presidents have voluntarily surrendered their returns since the Nixon administration, and though Trump has been repeatedly asked to release his tax returns since before the election, he has refused. In Berkeley, Calif., police arrested at least 20 people at unrelated gatherings of about 200 pro- and anti-Trump people in a park after fist fighting erupted. Read More »

Protests in Istanbul over disputed referendum result

It is not possible for an worldwide organization to annul a referendum in any country, the Council of Europe's secretary-general said Thursday after Turkey's main opposition party said it would take Sunday's referendum results to the European Court of Human Rights. Read More »

Russian Federation to Insist at OPCW, UN on Sending Inspectors to Syria

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While Lavrov, who met with his Iranian and Syrian counterparts Friday, called for an "independent investigation", Russian Federation vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on Wednesday that demanded the Syrian government cooperate with an inquiry into the suspected sarin-gas attack that killed dozens of people. Read More »

All 100 United States senators to meet for North Korea briefing

Graham and fellow Republican Senator John McCain, both defense hawks who have been Trump critics, discussed North Korea with Trump at dinner at the White House on Monday night and said they were impressed with his resolve. Mr Xi urged all parties to "maintain restraint and avoid actions that would increase tensions", according to the Chinese foreign ministry. But journalists at those publications pointed to the fact that Trump will often call up more traditional outlets, like the Washington ... Read More »

Tillerson Declares the Iran Nuclear Deal a Failure

Instead of repeating accusations against Iran, the US should fulfil its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in response to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments on the review of the lifting of sanctions. Read More »

Boo, hiss: Ivanka Trump heckled for defending president as 'empowerer of women'

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During her first global outing as a White House advisor, the first daughter argued her father was "a tremendous champion of supporting families". "The German audience is not that familiar with the concept of a first daughter", M. Trump countered Meckel's directness with evasiveness saying, "Certainly not the latter". Asked whether some of the attitudes expressed by her father raised questions over his commitment to empowering women, Ivanka Trump said her experience and that of thousands of ... Read More »

Chelsea Handler And Barbra Streisand Slam Spicer's Holocaust Gaffe

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While Donald Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer was being drubbed for his Hitler chemical weapons gaffe, Boris Johnson was probably praying that the nearly identical comments he made in 2013 wouldn't resurface. Earlier in the year, the White House generated criticism by issuing a statement on worldwide Holocaust Remembrance Day that did not mention Jews. "I would ask obviously for folks' forgiveness to understand that I should not have tried to make a comparison". Read More »

Who is Karen Handel?

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Democrats on Thursday launched a wave of attack ads against Jon Ossoff's GOP opponent in the special election for a Georgia House seat, according to a new report. DuBose Porter, chairman of the Georgia Democratic Party, said the 6th District offers the flawless setting for state and national Democrats to prove their momentum heading into 2018. Read More »

Le Pen's father says campaign was too laid back

Ms Le Pen claimed the resignation was due to a "profound conviction" that the president must bring together all of the French people. She has portrayed the 39-year-old former investment banker as weak in the face of Islamist militancy, the heir to unpopular outgoing President Francois Hollande and part of the country's privileged elite. Read More »

Officers shot in Seattle

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An SPD patrol auto camera captured the suspect fleeing into a loading dock with officers in pursuit, followed by an audible exchange of gunfire between the suspect and police on April 20, 2017 . - Police were involved in a shooting around 1:30 p.m. after attempted robbery at 7-Eleven at 6271st Ave.in downtown Seattle . The location of the gunman was unclear. Read More »

New England Patriots deny squad snubbed Donald Trump

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There are 64 players listed on the Patriots' active team roster , though it's unclear how many were invited. "I think I got this, but thank you", replies the press secretary, who is from Rhode Island and is reportedly a fan of the New England football team. Read More »

Yonhap: US Begins Moving THAAD Missile Defense Into South Korea Site

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About 8,000 police officers were mobilised and the main road leading up to the site was blocked earlier on Wednesday, Yonhap reported. "Both South Korea and the United States have been working to secure the operational capacity of the THAAD system in preparation for North Korea's advanced nuclear missile threat", the statement said. Read More »

The far-right and French election

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A centrist who has never held elected office, Mr Macron would be France's youngest ever president. The EU legislature lifted Le Pen's immunity in March in relation to a another French investigation over her posting of pictures of Islamic State violence on social media, an offence that in France can carry a penalty of three years in prison and a fine of 75,000 euros ($82,000). Read More »