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Alleged kidnapper, Tad Cummins, to be arraigned Monday

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After Barry told them he and Cummins had planned to move more rocks Thursday morning, authorities asked the caretaker to help them capture Cummins. "He needs to be held accountable for kidnapping this girl". He added that he believed his daughter was brainwashed. The pair stayed there for a day or so, but eventually someone showed Barry the AMBER alert photos of Cummins and Thomas. Read More »

Donald Trump says he'll unveil 'massive' tax cut next week

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, told LifeZette that the administration is laying the foundation to use the tax cord to address "corporate inversions", in which USA corporations merge with foreign firms and relocate company headquarters overseas. Read More »

French expats in Montreal anxiously await results of pivotal election

This is still one percentage point lower than at the same point in the 2012 election, but polling booths will stay open an hour longer outside the main cities closing at 5pm GMT. Unpopular incumbent President Francois Hollande made the unusual move previous year of pledging to not stand for re-election. Hardline right-winger Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, who rails against Europe, was the first of the 11 presidential candidates to vote Sunday morning in his constituency in the leafy Paris suburbs. Read More »

Modi bans mobiles from meetings, says use social media for people's welfare

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Highlighting his government's mantra of reform, perform and transform, Prime Minister Modi said they is no dearth of political will for reforms in his government. "Because there were no alternatives available, the government's responsibilities have grown", he said. He asked the civil servants to strive towards such arrangements. Read More »

Projections: Le Pen, Macron lead in French vote

France is choosing its new president in its most nail-biting election in generations, amid tight security following the latest terror attack in which a Paris policeman was killed. After Britain's impending departure from the European Union, a French exit could spark a death spiral for the bloc. Europe's largest population of ethnic Chinese live in France, with an estimate of 600,000 residents. Read More »

'Aussie first' visa scheme sparks cheers and fears

The so-called 457 visa will be replaced by two new temporary skills visas that require more work experience and greater English skills. Australia has abolished a visa programme - 457 visa - used by over 95,000 temporary foreign workers, majority of them Indians, to tackle the growing unemployment in the country. Read More »

Issue 'Main stumbling block' to peace : Pak

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Ishaq Dar said that peace in Afghanistan is directly linked with the peace in its neighbouring countries, especially Pakistan. Speaking on the topic of "Pakistan's Economic Reforms: Its Quest for Investment, Prospects for Development and Social Change", Mr Dar said Pakistan's economy was now one of the fastest-growing economies in the region with countless investment opportunities, according to a press release issued by the government. Read More »

North Korea is 'getting the message'

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Vice President Pence addressed service members in Japan Tuesday, promising an "overwhelming" USA response to any attack as tensions with North Korea rise. In Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking to a parliamentary session Monday, said: "Needless to say, diplomatic effort is important to maintain peace". Read More »

UK Gov't Calls Snap Election Ahead Of Brexit Talks

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May holds a slim majority of 17 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons and polls suggest she is likely to strengthen her grip on power. Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, said voters would get a chance "to reflect on whether they like the (Brexit) deal" and to change the country's direction. Read More »

Mélenchon en tête en Nouvelle-Aquitaine — Sondage exclusif

Ipsos Sopra Steria pour France télévisions et Radio France et Elabe pour L'Express et BFMTV - donnent Emmanuel Macron nettement en tête, avec 24 %. Le réseau régional de France 3 , le CEVIPOF et Ipsos Sopra- Stéria livrent ce 20 avril 2017 l'ultime enquête sur les intentions de vote pour la Présidentielle avant le 1er tour. Read More »

North Korea Obliterates San Francisco With Missile Attack In Propaganda Video

South Korea and the USA have also been conducting annual joint military exercises, which the North criticises as a prelude to invasion. The U.N. Security Council threatened new sanctions against North Korea Thursday in a strongly-worded condemnation of its latest missile launch after the USA agreed to a Russian request to include a call for "dialogue" with Pyongyang. Read More »

Iran approves 6 to run for president, but Ahmadinejad is out

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According to Hashemi, his late brother stressed the necessity of competing against Rouhani, noting that in addition to running for presidency he asked current Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, former Parliament Speaker Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri and Jahangiri to register in the election race. Read More »

British parties witness hectic first day of election campaigning

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Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during Prime Minister's questions. The Conservatives would need a swing of 5.1 per cent, but Labour has held the seat at every General Election since 1997. May enjoys a runaway lead in opinion polls over the main opposition Labour Party, and the British economy has so far defied predictions of a slowdown, offering her a strong base to launch a poll some lawmakers described as "opportunistic". Read More »

Kim Jong-un puts show of nuclear strength in Pyongyang parade

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The missiles were among one element of a massive, militaristic parade to mark the 1912 birthday of the regime's founder, Kim Il Sung. This weekend, the North is expected to celebrate the birthday of the country's founder with a military parade, and it could soon conduct its sixth nuclear test, experts say. Read More »

Thousands in Los Angeles demand Trump's taxes

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More than 180 protests were planned across 48 states on Saturday - including in Montana. Although Nixon didn't resign due to his abuse of power over the IRS to prevent them from performing audits of his returns, his tax returns were as big a scandal as Watergate. Read More »

Hot Saturday morning in Delhi

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On Thursday, the city recorded the hottest day of this year at a maximum of 43.2 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average. However, senior officials of the Indian Meteorological Department said the crucial monsoon rains are expected to be average in 2017. Read More »

Macron creuse son avance sur Le Pen — Sondage

Selon notre test, la présidente du Front National (FN) arriverait à a quatrième position de l'élection présidentielle française. En revanche, le taux d'indécision de ceux qui sont malgré tout décidés à aller voter reste fort. Cette révision a été engagée au cours de ce quinquennat, alors que constamment évoquée entre 2007 et 2012, elle n'avait fait l'objet d'aucune initiative, ni avait abouti à aucun résultat. Read More »

Four-year-old falls out of moving bus

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The video shows the back door of the bus swing open, and a four-year-old girl was briefly hanging on to the door handle before she fell on the road. "I couldn't just leave her laying there", Ciampoli said. It took about five minutes for paramedics to arrive on scene and transport the child to the hospital. She says she is not blaming the driver of the bus and she just wants to focus on her daughter's recovery. Read More »

Labour supporters boo journalist at Corbyn speech

Mr Marshall-Andrews told The Times he had jumped ship in light of the Brexit campaign and Labour's refusal to stand aside in the Richmond Park by-election. The AM for Bridgend said Prime Minister Theresa May "seemed to be making the election about Brexit" - he believed it was about the state of public services in England. Read More »