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Emma Watson Is Hiding Copies Of 'The Handmaid's Tale' Around Paris

This time, she's hiding copies of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale in mysterious locations around Paris, according to an update she posted on Twitter (in both English and French, of course). One lucky fan found one he left at Heathrow Airport in London in October (16) and took a picture of the message, which read, "Thank you for checking out my book". Read More »

UK Foreign Secretary Johnson says Trump's visit to Britain will go ahead

The prime minister, in comments delivered after the speech, promised to work with "humility and resolve" to overcome the divisions in Britain. The 91-year-old monarch carried on with her royal duties at the ceremonial opening of the new Parliament despite the announcement that her husband, Prince Philip , had been hospitalized. Read More »

China keen to deepen cooperation with AU in five priority areas: FM

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Wang stated that no fewer than 400 million people still live under the poverty line in Africa. "China and Africa need to join hands in fighting poverty and achieving development, " he said. In his response, the African Union Chairperson, Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, said that Africa and China have been enjoying varied and multifaceted strategic cooperation in the development of Africa's infrastructure development, including energy, agriculture and human capacity building. Read More »

U.S. pushes China to rein in dealings with North Korea

Trump's comments came as United States pressed China to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to help rein in its nuclear and missile programmes during a round of high-level talks in Washington on Wednesday. "So what you're seeing is, I think, the American people's frustration with a regime that provokes , provokes and provokes, and basically plays outside the rules , plays fast and loose with the truth, that sort of thing", he said. Read More »

Trump Tweets Some Advice for Democrats: 'Obstruction Doesn't Work!'

She had handled Trump delicately throughout a primary and runoff election to fill the congressional seat vacated by Tom Price to take a spot in Trump's cabinet. It's also a win for Donald Trump for one simple and obvious reason: because the alternative would have been so much worse for him. Democrats are lagging 0-4 in congressional elections this year, having earlier lost races in Kansas and Montana. Read More »

French Police find weapons cache in home of Champs Elysees attacker

In the Champs Elysees area in Paris , the auto crashed into the van of the gendarmerie, and then caught fire. Visitors to a nearby Auguste Rodin exhibit were confined inside the Grand Palais exhibit hall for an hour after the incident. The attack - which occurred just a short distance from where a jihadist shot dead a police officer, two months earlier - was carried out by an individual who had been on France's security watchlist since 2015 for membership of "the radical Islamist movement", ... Read More »

New Trump Policy on Havana Regretful - Moscow

The government remained willing to engage in "respectful dialogue", it said in a statement. Trump said: "I am cancelling the last administration's completely one-sided deal with Cuba ". The administration announced changes June 16 that it says will halt the flow of money to "the core of the Castro regime"-the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services". Read More »

Trump takes U-turn, says we have great relationship with China

North Korea hasn't conducted a nuclear test explosion as feared earlier this year - a possible effect of Chinese pressure - but it has kept up its rapid pace of missile launches, drawing another U.N. "We would not share them (details) at this point", White House said but did not confirm or deny that North Korea tortured Warmbier or whether they know something that we don't. Read More »

Why Ram Nath Kovind's Presidential Nomination Is BJP's Political Masterstroke

Meanwhile, a JD (U) leader said its move backing Kovind was a "one-time, isolated case", maintaining that opposition unity was intact on other issues. Asked if the faction, which has 12 MPs and an equal number of MLAs, was supporting Kovind since he hailed from the Dalit community, Panneerselvam said the presidential nominee has been a former MP twice, besides having served as Governor of Bihar, and was, therefore, "experienced". Read More »

China invites Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to visit Beijing

When speaking of the administration's hardline approach to immigration, Cook cited the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama initiative that allows certain illegal aliens who entered the country as minors to be deferred from deportation and become eligible for a work permit. Read More »

London man died after mosque attack with "multiple injuries"

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Police were waiting to find out whether Ali's death was linked to the van attack. In a statement, they said: "We are devastated by the loss of a husband, father, brother and grandfather in this tragic event". Detectives continue to hold and question a suspect, Darren Osborne, 47, who has been arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and terrorism offences. Read More »

US Calls On China To Put More Pressure On North Korea

The meeting of top US and Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs was held a day after President Donald Trump said Chinese efforts to use its leverage with Pyongyang had failed, raising fresh doubts about his administration's strategy for countering the threat from North Korea. Read More »

Des combats à l'arme lourde dans la ville de Beni — RDC

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Ce porte-parole rassure que la ville de Beni, dans la province du Nord-Kivu, est hors du danger, car l'armée régulière a mis en place des dispositions pour contrer l'ennemi. Les assaillants tentaient de libérer des détenus de l'état-major, de l'auditorat militaire ainsi que des détenues de la prison de femmes de Beni. Pendant la deuxième guerre du Congo (1998-2003), nombre de ces groupes ont été armés par le pouvoir pour combattre les envahisseurs ougandais ou rwandais. Read More »

Macron et Philippe peaufinent un remaniement de grande ampleur

Philippot sur franceinfo. Une enquête préliminaire pour abus de confiance, visant 19 eurodéputés de différents partis, dont la ministre Marielle de Sarnez , a été ouverte le 22 mars par le parquet de Paris, à la suite du signalement d'une eurodéputée du Front national, Sophie Montel, qui dénonçait des cas d'assistants parlementaires cumulant leur travail au Parlement européen avec des fonctions au sein d'un parti politique . Read More »

Grenfell Tower Council chief quits amid fire criticism

Residents had long complained about fire safety risks at Grenfell Tower, but said the concerns of the multi-ethnic, largely working-class inhabitants had been brushed off by local authorities. He said firefighters were "traumatised", "overstretched and understaffed" in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack and the Grenfell blaze, and called for the "whole issue of the security of our fire service" to be examined. Read More »

Une majorité écrasante pour Macron — Législatives

Se basant sur les projections de son partenaire de sondage, l'institut Elabe, la chaîne annonce entre 395 et 425 sièges pour LREM. La majorité absolue à l'Assemblée est de 289 sièges. Elue à Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon dès samedi, la ministre des Outre-mer Annick Girardin est assurée de pouvoir rester au gouvernement. La position centrale de la formation d'Emmanuel Macron peut lui permettre d'espérer des reports de voix de candidats de droite comme de gauche éliminés au premier tour. Read More »

Thursday Mostly Sunny With Temperatures In The 80s

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New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible, and higher amounts are possible in thunderstorms. Scattered showers possible again onTuesday. Highs will be in the lower 90s. Tonight , mostly cloudy, warm and muggy with showers and thunderstorms. Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Read More »

Egypt condemns London mosque attack

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He was detained by members of the public before police arrived. One person died and 10 others were injured in the incident outside of Finsbury Park mosque in London . "Violence and extremism are condemned and rejected no matter where and with what intention, objective or means they take place and which group of innocent people are the victims", the spokesman said. Read More »

In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump

Pretty good imagination right? "It would be a lovely, attractive thing, if we could get together as two parties for our country", Mr. Trump said. "I think it's a good strategy because it drags reporters with him, and the one thing the Washington press corps still hasn't gotten is why people in Youngstown - or pick your favorite city in the Midwest - still like him", said Barry Bennett, who served as a political adviser to Trump during last year's campaign. Read More »

Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth progress into Australian Open quarters

A day after notching up his first victory over Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto, the Thailand Open champion Sai rebounded from a middle game deficit for his maiden triumph over the Chinese Huang Yuxiang, 21-15, 18-21, 21-13. 1 and victory was eventaully achieved. Kidambi Srikanth proves that he did not get lucked out when he beat World No.1 Son Wan Ho in the Indonesian Open. Read More »

JD(U)'s Kerala unit not to back Ram Nath Kovind in presidential poll

The BJP on Wednesday welcomed the JD (U)'s support to the NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind and appealed to other political parties to also support him. "We are very happy with this, it is a matter of Bihar's development", Senior JD (U) leader Ratnesh Sada said after meeting all party leaders here. The opposition is against Kovind's name being finalised for the post of president on grounds that they were not consulted prior to the announcement. Read More »

Pacer Advisors Inc. Sells 325 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI)

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The company had a trading volume of 5,385,339 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 55,509 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,077,974.05. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ATVI in report on Tuesday, September 15 with "Overweight" rating. Closely-held shares are those owned by insiders, major shareholders and employees, while restricted stock refers to insider shares that can not be traded because of a ... Read More »