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Capitals and Bruins win in NHL playoffs


There wasn't much between the teams in terms of their forward groups (the Leafs' fourth line was better than the Caps' as the series wore on) and the goaltending was more or less even, while the Capitals defence unsurprisingly proved itself deeper than Toronto's throughout the series (it was no coincidence that the Caps got better when their "number seven", Nate Schmidt, entered the lineup in the place of Karl Alzner). Read More »

Tokyo shares rally on French presidential vote

According to the final results announced by the French Interior Ministry, Macron won 23.75 percent in the first round, followed by Le Pen with 21.53 percent. She said she would use trade tariffs to make French goods and services more attractive - a policy similarly supported by United States president Donald Trump. Read More »

Incendie dans un immeuble contigu à Payerne, issue fatale — Police VD


Celui-ci indique que cinq personnes sont dans un premier temps restées coincées à l'intérieur, dont deux enfants avant d'avoir pu être évacués par une fenêtre sur le toit. Les trois immeubles contigus ont subi de très importants dégâts. Cet événement implique l'engagement de plusieurs dizaines d'intervenants, provenant notamment des SDIS de Broye-Vully et Lausanne, du CSU Nord vaudois, d'une équipe du Soutien sanitaire opérationnel (SSO), d'une équipe de soutien d'urgence (ESU), de la ... Read More »

Trump effect on French election: Anything is possible


Without naming them, Macron suggested Monday that far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon want to isolate France form the rest of the world. Police fired teargas at the protesters, some of whom threw chunks of wood. Collard told reporters he was hit by a firebomb and a beer bottle before police intervened and pushed back the anti-National Front protesters. Read More »

'Star Wars: Battlefront II' to have dedicated servers, un-lockable deluxe edition


Game designer Christian Johannesen responded to that question on Twitter by saying that the extra content on the Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition " can be unlocked by playing ". Additionally, he touched on the reloading system for Battlefront II . We also have confirmation that there will be customization for classes in Battlefront 2 and battle droids will be playable. Read More »

The Most Off-The-Wall Things Trump Said During His 'Unintelligible' Associated Press Interview


No I have, it's interesting, I have, seem to get very high ratings. "It's the highest for " Face the Nation " or as I call it, 'Deface the Nation", Trump said during the interview". Chris Wallace, look back during the Army-Navy football game, I did his show that morning. One of Trump's more controversial comments was about the military, who he said wasn't proud at all and had their "heads down" before he was in control. Read More »

Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow


The community's sense of loss has been somewhat softened, though, since the tree's legacy will live on. Another white oak cultivated from the old tree's acorns was recently planted on another part of the church property. People from all over New Jersey visited the tree on Sunday to get a last glimpse of the 100-foot tall tree. Officials say the crews plan to first remove the large limb segments until there is a large trunk section still standing, then remove that section in one piece. Read More »

North Korea 'detains US citizen trying to leave Pyongyang'


A Japanese official said the phone call between Trump and Abe was not prompted by any specific change in the situation. "The North Korean nuclear and missile problem is an extremely serious security threat to not only the worldwide community but also our country", the Japanese leader told reporters in Tokyo afterward. Read More »

Worldsteel raises forecast for 2017 global steel demand growth


Global steel demand will grow by 1.3 per cent to more than 1.5 billion tonnes in 2017, and increase by 0.9 per cent to a little over 1.548 billion tonnes in 2018, said a report. An investigation by Washington into steel price dumping by China and other exporters to the United States could trigger retaliatory measures against American finance and high-tech, reports the China Daily. Read More »

U.S. to honour 'dumb' refugee deal with Australia: Pence


Mike Pence offered the assurances to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday during a joint media conference in Sydney . United States vice president Mike Pence said on Saturday the USA would honour a controversial refugee deal with Australia, under which the U.S. Read More »

Putin-Controlled Think Tank Created Plan to Interfere With US Election

USA intelligence agencies also declined to comment on them. On Sunday US and South Korean officials confirmed North Korea had carried out a failed nuclear missile test. MORE was likely to beat Trump. "Unfortunately, we have to admit that the risk of a serious conflict in this region has substantially increased", Ryabkov said, urging responsibility in the handling of the crisis to prevent escalation. Read More »

Venezuelans stage 'silent protest' in wave of unrest


Another death was reported east of Caracas in El Sucre. A 17-year-old boy and a woman died after being shot on Wednesday (Apr 19) during massive protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, bringing to seven the number killed this month in a mounting political crisis. Read More »

US Defense Secretary visits Afghanistan

The officials said that President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations on Monday. Shah Hussain Murtazawi, acting spokesman for Ghani, told Reuters the resignations were because of Friday's attack on a major army base in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Read More »

French citizens in London wait 'three hours' to vote for French elections


There were already long queues around the block at the Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle, near the Natural History Museum in Kensington, London, before the polling stations opened at 8am. If you are a French expat living in London, hopefully you carry a good book around with you because voters had to queue for hours to exercise their democratic right. Read More »

Trump sent the carrier group for exercises in waters off the


North Korea could reduce a USA strike force to a sea wreck if it's provoked, the country's propaganda outlets said Monday, adding to tensions on the Korean Peninsula. There is speculation the North may conduct another test to mark the 85th anniversary of the founding of its Korean People's Army (KPA) on Tuesday . Read More »

North Korea army vows 'merciless' response to USA provocation


The latest outburst comes after Mr Trump send an aircraft carrier-led strike group to the Korean Peninsula, as U.S. officials feared Kim would mark the national holiday by launching its sixth nuclear weapons test. Pence is travelling to South Korea to hold talks with the country's leadership. Both the US Pacific Command and South Korea's military said on Sunday the North had attempted to fire a ballistic missile and failed. Read More »

Stocks rise sharply as investors cheer French election results


The prospect of Le Pen being beaten and the wave of anti-EU forces being contained in the bloc's second biggest country sent sighs of relief in Europe. "This defeat is mine", Fillon told supporters. Despite Macron's predicted victory in the second round, Sunday's results and first reactions show that the debate is not over. Read More »

China calls for North Korea, US restraint


Security Council resolutions. "The North Korean nuclear and missile problem is an extremely serious security threat to not only the global community but also our country", the Japanese leader told reporters in Tokyo afterward. In a statement released late Friday, North Korea's Foreign Ministry accused Trump of driving the region into an "extremely unsafe phase" with the dispatch of the aircraft carrier and said the North was ready to stand up against any threat posed by the United States. Read More »

Migrants face stern English test to become Australian

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has denied speculations that these questions appear aimed at any group, particularly Muslim immigrants amid concerns of religious extremism, saying 99 percent of Australia's Muslims are law-abiding citizens who find domestic violence "abhorrent". Read More »

Former All Blacks Captain Does U-Turn On Lions Chances Following Squad Announcement

Viewed in that light, when Ireland backed up their November wins over New Zealand and Australia by beating England on the final Six Nations weekend, it appears to have had a fairly profound impact on the selection. "New Zealanders pride ourselves on our hospitality to global visitors and the event at Waitangi will prove a unique and fitting welcome for the visiting British & Irish Lions", he said. Read More »

Bucks throttle Toronto, grab 2-1 series lead

He added six rebounds and two assists. St. Louis recalled left-hander Tyler Lyons before Thursday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers. It may be plainly obvious when looking at the final score, but it doesn't do justice in explaining just how putrid the Raptors offence was on Thursday. Read More »

Auctions surge, but clearance rate slips


The average clearance rate slipped to 72.1 per cent, from 73.9 per cent a week earlier when just 493 properties were up for auction due to the Easter break. Melbourne recorded a median auction price of $866,000 on Saturday which was higher than the $819,000 reported over the pre-Easter weekend and 22 per cent higher than the $710,000 over the same weekend a year ago. Read More »