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Egyptian-American prisoner freed by Trump intervention, returns to U.S.

Hijazi, an Egyptian who holds US citizenship, was acquitted by a Cairo court on Sunday along with seven others who had worked with street children. Their release and the freedom of four other humanitarian workers were negotiated by Trump and White House aides, and Trump sent a USA government aircraft to Cairo to bring them home, the Post reported . Read More »

Anxious for win, Trump and Republicans revive health care push


Several more moderate GOP senators including Rob Portman of Ohio, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Cory Gardner of Colorado and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska all expressed concerns with the prior version of the bill. "Hopefully, we're going to get both done, but we're going to get tax done". He said, for instance, that the House will vote on a health-care bill when Republicans are sure they have the support to pass it, according to several GOP aides on the call - suggesting that he does ... Read More »

À Bagnols, Marine Le Pen arrive en première position — Présidentielle

Il devance Marine Le Pen , 22,1%, et François Fillon , 20,8%; Jean Luc Mélenchon est 4ème à Castres, avec 18,6% des voix; 5ème, Benoit Hamon, avec 6,2% des voix. Elle a souligné que c'était " un résultat historique ". La première épreuve sera celle des consignes qui seront données aux électeurs avant le second tour. Read More »

Attentat de Stockholm : un deuxième suspect arrêté


Des bouquets de fleurs ont été déposées par centaines sur la place située à proximité de l'endroit où le camion de livraison dérobé par le suspect a fini sa course mortelle, dans la vitrine d'un grand magasin. Une femme et une jeune fille de 11 ans de Suède ont été tuées dans l'attaque, ainsi qu'un Britannique de 41 ans qui travaillait chez Spotify et une femme belge. Read More »

Oil workers' strike triggers gasoline lines in Sri Lanka


Gammanpila also commended Susil Premajayantha's wise suggestion to use the tanks to store crude oil, as Sri Lanka now has the capacity to store crude oil sufficient for just two weeks, which could potentially lead to a national incident of fuel shortage in future. Read More »

Résultats présidentielle : le coup de gueule de Morano contre Fillon


Nous avons déjà eu un suicide: ça serait l'enterrement . "Nous devons mettre une nouvelle équipe en place pour amener la victoire aux législatives", poursuit-elle avant de s'interroger, lapidaire: "Est-ce que vous imaginez aujourd'hui François Fillon chef des Républicains?" "Moi, je ne fais pas partie de ceux qui donnent des leçons et des consignes de vote aux électeurs". Read More »

Bashar al-Assad still has 'tonnes' of chemical weapons


The foreign ministers from Russia, Syria and Iran, meeting Friday in Moscow, said any further unilateral action by the U.S.in Syria would be met with "grave consequences" and pose a danger to the entire world. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is an "arch-terrorist" and it is time Russian Federation realised he is "literally and metaphorically toxic", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Sunday. Read More »

Violent clashes at German nationalist conference

Political scientist Hajo Funke said Petry had recently tried to steer the party on a more moderate course but had lost to more radical members like Hoecke and his supporters, leaving the door open to the AfD shifting further right. The AfD - which was founded as a protest movement in 2013 - is represented in 11 of Germany's 16 state parliaments on an anti-immigration and anti-Islam platform. Read More »

May on course for sweeping win

Corbyn indicated that renewing Trident would be part of Labour's defence review, saying he would like to know what ordering a drone strike would achieve. In his first major broadcast interview since the General Election was announced, the Labour leader refused to say whether maintaining the deterrent would be in the party's manifesto. Read More »

Worker at NFL Draft site in Philadelphia in stable condition after fall

The assault was caught on a surveillance camera. He made the most of his second-year opportunity, with 117 attempts for 613 yards (5.2 yards per carry) and seven touchdowns. Unfortunately, he's been overlooked by the top running backs in this year's class. Since Mixon wasn't invited to the NFL Combine , these stats are taken from Oklahoma's Pro Day. Read More »

How the Golden State Warriors can eliminate Portland


Assistant coach Mike Brown served as the acting head coach. Kerr, who clearly wasn't feeling well on Friday before the team departed for Portland, hadn't missed a game this season before Saturday, when he also missed shootaround. Kerr has only briefly opened up about the aftermath of his surgery in the past. "Rehab, rehab, rehab. Don't let anybody get in there", he said. "But I'm not going to do that until I know I can help the team". Read More »

Ready to respond to United States aggression: North Korea


Despite the tension, North Korea may carry out a sixth nuclear test soon, observers say. Russian Federation has blocked the UN Security Council from condemning North Korea's latest missile test even though China had backed the strongly-worded statement drafted by the United States, diplomats said. Read More »

Pence visits USS Ronald Reagan carrier in Japan

The vice president also said North Korea is the most unsafe threat in the Asia-Pacific region and that the era of strategic patience was over , Kyodo news agency reported . Both President Trump and Vice President Pence have been surprisingly stern in their messages concerning North Korea. His remarks also coincided with an embarrassing USA admission on Tuesday that an aircraft carrier Trump said 10 days ago was sailing to waters off the Korean Peninsula was in fact heading in the ... Read More »

Nicolas Bedos dézingue la "choquante frivolité" de Macron


Sur son compte Twitter , il a en effet posté cette diatribe à l'attention du candidat: "Qu'on présente d'urgence des auteurs à notre fringant candidat". "Le gars se tripote comme s'il fêtait son bac": c'est ainsi que Nicolas Bedos voit le discours de qualification d'Emmanuel Macron au deuxième tour de l'élection présidentielle! "Et le gars se tripote comme s'il fêtait son bac ". Read More »

Students stockpile eggs for annual Kiwanis event


The Ravalli County Airport is hosting an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 15. This annual egg hunt will feature more than 8,000 eggs. Windber Easter egg hunt : hands Lucas Rummel, 9, the son of Robert and Tricia Rummel, a prize bag on Saturday at the 14th annual Easter egg hunt . Read More »

Le Pen, Macron projected to advance in French elections

Hamon quickly conceded defeat but declared "the left is not dead" and urged supporters to back Macron. But polls show scandal-tainted conservative candidate Francois Fillon, a former prime minister, and hard-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon are also in with a fighting chance of finishing among the top two candidates and reaching the all-important second round. Read More »

David Weir wins record seventh London Marathon wheelchair race


I've loved hearing from everyone so far, and it'd be great to find out more about all your running journeys. Eliud Kipchoge, too, capped Kenya's dominance of man's most daunting race, the 42km race, for being the overall victor of the World Marathon Majors that takes place in major capitals around the world. Read More »

Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary overseas


On April 15, North Korea offered a fresh look at its advancing nuclear weapons and missiles program in a massive military parade in Pyongyang honoring late state founder Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of the current ruler. The Global Times , controlled by China's Communist Party, in an editorial said Beijing would oppose if Washington launches a military attack on North Korea's nuclear facility through "diplomatic channels" but won't get "involved through military action", suggesting China ... Read More »

Taliban Attack on Afghan Base Kills 163

Habibi, a four-star lieutenant general, was appointed defence minister last June; Shahim had been in his post since 2015. Ghani declared Sunday a day of mourning for those who died, ordering flags to be flown at half staff. His top commander in the country, Gen. John Nicholson, has told Congress he believes the war is at a "stalemate" and has suggested that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation coalition needs several thousand more troops to turn the tide. Read More »

Iraqi forces recapture new neighborhood from IS militants

Senior mufti Abdullah al-Badrani, also known as Abu Ayub al-Atar, reportedly died after his location was bombed by the US-led coalition, which was backing government forces, on Thursday (13 April). While coalition forces have been reporting on their military advances, civilian casualties have been piling up - both at the hands of terrorists and sometimes as a result of indiscriminate shelling by the US-led coalition. Read More »

China's Xi Urges Restraint on N. Korea in Phone Call With Trump


On April 12, Xi and Trump talked about the Korean Peninsula situation, and matters related to Syria. The increasing communication between the two leaders is reflective of a sense of urgency. He expressed appreciation for Trump's words and actions. And as regional tensions escalate and a U.S. carrier strike group approaches the Korean peninsula, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said the secretive regime "must be stopped" as it represented a threat to the region and, potentially, ... Read More »

Duel Macron-Le Pen au second tour, front républicain contre le FN

Quant à l'extrême droite, quinze ans après la qualification de Jean-Marie Le Pen en 2002, c'est la seconde fois sous la Ve République qu'elle accède au second tour d'une présidentielle. Il a fait savoir qu'il s'exprimerait 'rapidement pour donner clairement son choix'. Pour Harris Interactive, 47% des électeurs de François Fillon du 1er tour, 52% de ceux de Jean-Luc Mélenchon et 76% de ceux de Benoît Hamon se reporteraient sur le candidat d'En Marche, contre respectivement 23%, 12% et 3% ... Read More »