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by | April 25, 2017 | 22:28

We have had a fantastic run recently and we want to keep that going. If former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was a master at playing mind games with his rivals, his Italian successor Antonio Conte seems reluctant to follow suit. Tottenham's next match comes against in-form Palace on Wednesday. We have to look forward to a very important game . "But we try to make a good balance".

by | April 25, 2017 | 22:25

These gains helped push MSCI's world stocks index, comprising shares from 46 countries to a fresh all-time high after chalking up its biggest rise since shortly after Britain's vote last June to leave the European Union. Le Pen has said for months she is not, strictly speaking, an FN candidate but a candidate backed by the FN. Losing Republican candidate Francois Fillon had already called for his supporters to back Macron.

by | April 25, 2017 | 22:13

After the agency review, Congress may need to act, though, to ensure that "Buy American, Hire American" actually means something. Trump said his administration is going to enforce "Hire American" rules that are created to protect jobs and wages of workers in the United States.

by | April 25, 2017 | 22:13

Ms Choi is accused of using her presidential connections to put pressure on companies to give millions of dollars in donations to non-profit foundations she controlled. Park and her confidant, Choi Soon-sil, are accused of extorting money from 18 companies -- including Samsung -- in return for political favors. The contribution, which was made by Lotte in May previous year, was returned back to Lotte, right before prosecutors' raid in June into the Lotte headquarters and offices for Shin's ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 22:05

There have been occasions in the past when political tensions have reached crisis point - most recently in April 2013 - but Trump's firm rhetoric on North Korea in recent weeks is unusual for a United States leader. Update: There are wide speculations that North Korean dictator is planning to carry out a nuclear test tomorrow , timed to coincide with a celebration of its military's founding anniversary.

by | April 25, 2017 | 22:03

If put to death, they would be the second and third Arkansas inmates executed this month. The United States Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Arkansas to put prisoner Ledell Lee to death in the state's first execution in 12 years . The U.S. Supreme Court late Thursday refused to halt Lee's execution after he unsuccessfully petitioned the Eight Circuit for a stay. McKesson said it was disappointed with the court's ruling.

by | April 25, 2017 | 22:01

Ms Le Pen, who accuses the European Union of taking away France's sovereignty and hurting its economy , wants to pull France out of the European Union and the euro - which could devastate the bloc and badly disrupt financial markets. I don't want to be European Commission president. Or will the left-wing firebrand Mélenchon cause widespread shock? Le Pen would lose in the second round of voting against all three rival candidates.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:59

Speaking on Holocaust Remembrance Day, Moshe Kantor described Le Pen as "dangerous" and added that it was "extremely regrettable that more than one in five French voters voted for Le Pen". The Brexit case is slightly more complicated. Mr Macron received several congratulatory calls on Monday from European leaders relieved to find him in pole position.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:56

This time, the galvanizing issue is not race, but Zuma's leadership - most recently, his controversial decision to fire a respected finance minister and eight other cabinet members. "And it seems like everything that filters down is led by him, in terms of the breakdown of the country". UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said the march was not a numbers game but was meant to deliver a message.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:55

Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police pursued him for under a mile before the suspect shot and killed himself , according to Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams. Stephens is believed to have videotaped his actions and published it on Facebook, along with another video threatening to kill others and claiming he had already killed 13 people.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:53

In the months before the referendum, more than a dozen HDP parliamentarians were thrown in prison on terrorism charges as were hundreds of party members. The petition of the CHP cited a number of irregularities during both the voting and counting processes for the referendum, specifically underlining that the YSK's decision to count unsealed ballot papers as valid increased suspicions of fraud.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:52

The Associated Press says it's confirmed that the same amount was received by Manafort's consulting firm in the U.S. Last summer, Manafort's name appeared in a so-called black ledger allegedly detailing Yanukovych's secret cash payments to political allies.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:51

Noting that it has been left unattended for a long time, Trump said it is time to resolve the North Korean problem. The port call by the USS Michigan came as a United States aircraft carrier strike group steams for Korean waters and as the top nuclear envoys from South Korea, Japan, and the U.S.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:46

Security experts have expressed concerns that Pyongyang may conduct its sixth nuclear test or test-fire an inter-continental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland ahead of a key anniversary on Tuesday. "Initiating a conflict, especially taking out a major asset like an aircraft carrier, is probably going to be close to inviting the destruction of their regime", said former U.S.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:43

Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz said it appeared Flynn broke the law by failing to disclose the payments from Russia's RT television on his early 2016 security clearance renewal. The Oversight Committee is investigating whether Flynn properly disclosed payments from Russian Federation and Turkey on his application for a security clearance.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:42

Trump also flexed his military muscle last week by ordering cruise missile strikes on a Syrian airbase the USA believed was the origin of a chemical weapons attack on civilians in a northern Syria town. With China-U.S. ties warming after the summit, China appears to have responded to Washington's call to do more in reining in North Korea, the source said.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:41

With some voters doubtful whether the 39-year-old former banker is experienced enough to be head of state, Macron appealed for cool heads. A man who turned himself in to Antwerp police was Youssef El Osri. The attacker was shot and killed by officers. He was jailed again in 2013 for lesser offenses and released on probation two years later. Previously, he served 14 years in prison for crimes including attempted murder, after he grabbed a police officer's gun and shot him.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:40

With tensions in the region running high, China has served as something of a middleman - pressuring the North Korean regime over its nuclear weapons program, while at the same time urging "all parties" to "exercise restraint and avoid aggravating the situation".

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:28

Trump echoed that promise Thursday, saying, "We're analyzing it very, very carefully, and we'll have something to say about it in the not too distant future". Like his predecessor former US Secretary of State John Kerry, Tillerson is required to send the certification every 90 days. He said the Trump administration was likely to continue with rigorous implementation of the deal while honoring the key provisions of the agreement.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:26

Though experts thought a nuclear test or ballistic missile launch was possible around the anniversary, the morning came and went without either. Nikki Haley, the U.S. Haley told NBC's "Today Show" that "we are not going to do something unless he gives us reason to do something", such as attacking a USA military base or using an intercontinental ballistic missile.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:26

Now France will have two weeks of ferocious fighting between the two finalists - Macron and the populist National Front leader Marine Le Pen. Meanwhile, Le Pen vowed to defend France against "rampant globalisation" after she qualified to fight out the second round of the election.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:24

Check out Drizzy's Twitter announcement below. The NBA's first ever season awards show will be a star-studded affair, even aside from the players on hand. There are additional honors which will be decided by fan voting and revealed Thursday night on TNT's Inside the National Basketball Association. The NFL and National Hockey League have been hosting awards shows for their top individual honors for the past few years.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:22

In a nutshell, the USA will take refugees now on the island nation of Nauru and on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island. In return, Australia would resettle refugees from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, according to Reuters news agency, as part of a US-led program in Central America.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:20

He was followed by far-right candidate Marine Le Pen , who got 21% of the votes. 'Markets are feeling a lot more confident in the polls showing an easy win for Macron in the second round'. Goodwin said while European leaders might breath a sigh of relief, they should heed the fact that anti-Europe sentiment is clearly on the rise, with far-left anti-Europe candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon also gaining 19.6 per cent of the vote.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:15

Jean-Yves Camus, an academic and expert on the FN, said that Le Pen had returned to the "fundamentals, and particularly immigration" in the final run-in. Another woman at the rally, 19-year-old Morgen Fleury, says she stopped by the Le Pen rally out of curiosity and was shocked at Le Pen's "violent" rhetoric.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:06

The two would make it to a run-off on May 7, with Macron seen as the likeliest eventual victor in the second round, but both candidates appeared to be losing steam in the last few days of a tightly-fought campaign ahead of the first April 23 ballot, according to the poll, based on a survey of 11,601 people.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:04

Speaking to reporters in Kabul , Afghanistan, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Gen. John Nicholson did not get into specifics of Russia's role in Afghanistan. General John Nicholson, the ground commander for worldwide forces in Afghanistan. Mattis said funneling weapons to the Taliban is a violation of worldwide law.

by | April 25, 2017 | 21:02

Zakaria said India had summoned Pakistan's deputy high commissioner over consular access to Jadhav but this was not something new. Reports have said that the new U.S. Pakistan's envoy further said Jadhav was caught in Balochistan, rejecting Indian claims that he was "kidnapped from Iran". Jaitley, who is also holding the portfolio of defence minister, said India made many efforts to improve the ties with Pakistan over the last few years but every time there was a negative reaction.

by | April 25, 2017 | 20:59

Trump has intimated that he is willing to ramp up United States military pressure on North Korea while simultaneously encouraging China to use its influence on its ally and reject bilateral diplomacy with Pyongyang . North Korea poses one the sternest national security challenges facing the 3-month-old Trump administration. "Our super-hard-line responses include sudden, preemptive strikes involving land, naval, underwater, and airmobile assets", North Korea's state-run website ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 20:54

Fahrenthold investigated not only Trump's claims of charitable giving but also disclosed that the Republican presidential candidate had boasted in crude terms about groping women in a 2005 videotape. The New York Times , which led the pack with three Pulitzers, also received the brunt of Trump's criticism on Twitter, having been called "failing", "fake news", and "dishonest" over the past year and half, among several other insults.

by | April 25, 2017 | 20:54

In Syria on Monday, an air strike killed eight family members, five of them children, as they fled fighting between US-allied Syrian forces and Islamic State militants, according to local activists, who said the strike appeared to have been launched by the US-led coalition.

by | April 25, 2017 | 20:51

Yonhap said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un likely observed what was one of the country's largest artillery drills. The USS Michigan pulled into the Busan port in South Korea on Tuesday (25 April) for what the US Navy called a "routine" visit.

by | April 25, 2017 | 20:49

Spicer did not respond to a request for comment Monday. Actress Melissa McCarthy has famously parodied the press secretary on "Saturday Night Live ". "We want the to make sure we have the votes and are headed in the right direction", he said. One exception: when Spicer's January 21 lecture to the press about inauguration crowd size came up recently on MSNBC's "Morning Joe", Earnest said, "I wouldn't work for a president who would ask me to do that".

by | April 25, 2017 | 20:48

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by | April 25, 2017 | 20:47

Chaffetz and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said they had reviewed documents supplied by the Defense Department that suggested Flynn broke the law. The committee made six requests, and the White House cited reasons it could not comply with each of them. "He was supposed to get permission, he was supposed to report it, and he didn't", Cummings said.