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French Elections: Macron Off to Shaky Start as Round Two Begins

With her sea voyage, Ms Le Pen continued to hammer home the blue-collar theme she sought to take ownership of on Wednesday with a surprise visit to the threatened Whirlpool clothes-dryer factory in northern France. Flanked by fans and fishermen in the Port de Grau port west of Marseille, Le Pen told a horde of journalists on the quayside that she would defend all seafarers and all endangered sectors against invasive European Union regulations. Read More »

Donald Trump warns 'major, major conflict' with North Korea is 'absolutely' possible

Tillerson said China also told the USA that it had informed North Korea "that if they did conduct further nuclear tests, China would be taking sanctions actions on their own". The Trump administration has declared that all options, including a targeted military strike, are on the table to block North Korea from carrying out threats against the USA and its allies in the region. Read More »

China tells Kim to halt bomb tests

China has long promoted dialogue to resolve the "Korean nuclear issue" as North Korea has repeatedly threatened to destroy the United States which in turn has warned that " all options are on the table " in ending North Korean provocations. Read More »

Trump says "major, major" conflict with N. Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

China earlier on Thursday welcomed an apparently softer tone by the United States on the North Korean nuclear and missile crisis but stressed its opposition to a US missile defense system being deployed in South Korea. "The crisis on the Korean peninsula is real - the worst I've seen", he said in an interview with Fox News. In the intervening years, North Korea has conducted four nuclear tests, including a purported hydrogen bomb test. Read More »

BC Lumber producers will continue to battle against softwood lumber tariffs: Yurkovich

Freeland's sharp reminder: We like to be nice, but don't mess with us. Some saw the threat as posturing by Trump to gain leverage over Mexico and Canada as he tries to negotiate changes to the deal. "Middle class Americans who want to buy a house need Canadian lumber to do that". "When we think about how we're dealing with a wild card such as Trump and his administration, it's important to note that you don't think they're going to be in a scenario where they would cut off their nose to ... Read More »

Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

The talks - between the US, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea and North Korea - were an effort to prevent Pyongyang from advancing its nuclear program, but they broke down in 2008 and attempts to revive them have failed. " We have noted these expressions, and have noted the message conveyed in these expressions hoping to resolve the Korean nuclear issue peacefully through dialogue and consultation ", he said. Read More »

UK: Suspected terror attack thwarted in Westminster

The knife incident came just over a month after a British-born convert to Islam ploughed a auto into pedestrians on nearby Westminster Bridge, killing four people, before stabbing a police officer to death in the grounds of Parliament. "I think we owe a huge debt of gratitude to these people". Westminster Bridge on March 22, killing four, before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Read More »

Border wall would be small hit on federal budget


A federal judge agreed a year ago but allowed them to continue while her decision in favor of the Republicans was appealed by the Obama administration. Republican leaders are trying to determine if the proposed changes can gain enough votes to pass, but that remains uncertain. "I think that's what people in New Mexico are looking for", he added during the NPR interview. Read More »

Venezuela To Pull Out Of OAS Regional Block: President

The opposition then planned to march to where one of the latest protest casualties died in eastern Caracas . Rodriguez said this decision was carried out at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's instructions to protect the country's "sovereignty", adding that Venezuela would not participate in future OAS events as they advocate for "interventionism". Read More »

Obama White House photographer Pete Souza has book deal


The book is due out November 7, 2017, and is now available for preorder on Amazon as well as at Barnes & Noble for $40 as a hardcover. Souza began chronicling Obama back in 2005 when the former U.S. Souza has built a large internet following in recent months by posting photographs of Obama that contrast with images from President Donald Trump's White House. Read More »

'Enormous progress' in U.S.-Mexico ties: Mexican foreign minister

According to The Record , a Canadian newspaper, Trudeau told Trump that NAFTA had in fact created many jobs that would be lost if the United States pulled out of the agreement. His tough talk this week signalled that notice may be coming, making both world leaders anxious. Again, the NYT: "As a practical matter, it is not clear if Mr. Read More »

Le bouclier antimissile américain est arrivé en Corée-du-Sud

Cette décision a suscité la colère de la Chine, alliée de Pyongyang , qui estime que le bouclier ne suffira pas à dissuader la Corée du Nord de poursuivre son programme nucléaire, tout en déstabilisant la sécurité régionale. Les tensions se sont considérablement aggravées ces derniers temps dans la péninsule après une série de tirs de missiles par Pyongyang et les avertissements de Washington selon lesquelles l'option militaire était sur " la table ". Read More »

Trump keeps mum about ousted adviser Flynn

The Pentagon is investigating whether Michael Flynn broke the law by receiving money from a foreign source after retiring from the service, according to a letter written by the Department of Defense's acting inspector general to House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz . Read More »

Who will win British general election?

Insisting that the party can be victorious in June, he added: "We can't win, they [the elites] say, because we don't play their game". Making this case during an appearance on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Thursday morning, shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry said that "most people feel that the elite has not been taken on", adding there had "begun to be a view around that ordinary people are the only ones who need to pay taxes and other people don't, and it's about time that ... Read More »

Tottenham v Arsenal: Toby Alderweireld confident of win to pressure Chelsea


The two north London clubs face each other at White Hart Lane on Sunday, with the Gunners on a run of three straight wins, which include an FA Cup semi-final success over Manchester City. In a tight game, a piece of real quality was needed for either side to claim three points, and Eriksen strike was of the highest quality. 'It is frustrating, ' he told LCFC TV . Read More »

Mehbooba Mufti chairs unified high command meeting over unrest in valley


Singh, too, had expressed concern over reports of security threats being faced by Kashmiri students in other parts of the country. "It is very unfortunate". Advocating holding of counseling sessions for the youth, Mehbooba said it would not only help allay their apprehensions and misgivings about the system but would also give the security agencies a chance to reach out to people through community policing, the official said. Read More »

New Delhi ready to talk peace in Kashmir

Rasheed has said that Mehbooba Ji has yet again failed to put things in right perspective and plead the genuine cause of Kashmiris. The PDP chief said that after Vajpayee's initiatives, the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road was reopened, talks began with the Hurriyat and ceasefire on the Line of Control came into force. Read More »

On Eve Of 69th Birthday, Israel's Population Hits 8.68 Million


How many babies were born in Israel over the past year? As the calendar ticks closer to events marking Israel's 69th anniversary, it is time to both take stock of the steep price paid for independence as well as the accomplishments achieved by the vibrant young nation and its people. Read More »

Canada PM: Trump was prepared to exit NAFTA before chat

President Donald Trump has said he will not withdraw the country from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico. "So, they asked me to renegotiate". President Donald Trump hedged his agreement to renegotiate - rather than exit NAFTA - with a warning to Canada and Mexico yesterday that the United States will jettison the trade accord if there is no "fair deal". Read More »

South Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

Senate was due to receive a top-level briefing on North Korea at the White House, Admiral Harry Harris testified that he believed Pyongyang's threats against the United States needed to be taken seriously. "China has a very, very important role to play" to convince North Korea to give up its nuclear ambition, Joseph Yun, the USA special representative for North Korea policy, told reporters in Tokyo. Read More »

Dead Space 2 & Dead Space 3 Available on Backwards Compatibility


Since the release of Xbox One Backward Compatibility program, it has been one of the most popular features to hit the Xbox One platform! The two Xbox 360 games were previously only available on disc, but today's announcement is coupled with another good news about the games being digitally available via the Xbox Games Store. Read More »

Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's murder

The first video drew 112,000 views, while a second got 258,000. "In the future, we will discuss inappropriate online content, whether on Facebook or YouTube or Instagram, and how we can speed up taking this content down", deputy national police spokesman Kissana Phatanacharoen told reporters, although he did not divulge how they meant to speed up that process. Read More »

$1 for books, CDs, DVDs at Bayonne library sale April 29


Students may join for $5. The hours will be 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. each day. This year, to avoid having to destroy books or having to ship them off to a book broker, we contacted local businesses asking them to accept books that could then be donated to their customers. Read More »