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by | April 26, 2017 | 17:29

Many pollsters had placed him second to Le Pen in the opening round; however Macron eventually garnered more votes than Le Pen. Seeking to capitalise on her momentum, Le Pen has attempted to distance herself from her own party, saying she was not the candidate of the National Front, only supported by it, and was in fact the "candidate of the people" fighting the "candidate of the oligarchy".

by | April 26, 2017 | 17:14

Rollins left the Army in January due to a medical retirement, according to the Observer , citing court documents. Rollins was arrested Tuesday, April 25, 2017, and charged with cruelty to animals. He then shot the dog five times in rapid succession, an act also seen on the video. She got the dog certified as a PTSD emotional support animal. At one point during the recording, Heng can be heard asking Rollins to give him the rifle in order to shoot the dog.

by | April 26, 2017 | 17:11

And in an unorthodox move, Sonny Perdue and several members of his family watched the vote from a visitors area overlooking the chamber. Wood's praise joined that of Justin Gilpin, chief executive officer (CEO) of Kansas Wheat, who said , "Agriculture is facing many challenges right now".

by | April 26, 2017 | 17:08

NOMC president and USC Denim Day coordinator Ellie McDaniel recognizes the struggle the University faces in an attempt to better address sexual assault statistics. The ruling said the victim was wearing tight jeans and she must have helped her attacker take them off, which implied consent. This event engages men in the community by inviting them to walk for a mile in high heels.

by | April 26, 2017 | 17:06

Pak Yong Sik said at a "national meeting" of thousands of senior military and civilian officials. North Korea might be talking about building missiles that can reach the United States, but Kim Jong Un's regime already has lots of missiles that can reach Japan.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:59

The submarine's arrival comes as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier heads toward the Korean Peninsula for a joint exercise with South Korea around the weekend. Recent U.S. commercial satellite images indicate increased activity around North Korea's nuclear test site, and third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un has said the country's preparation for an ICBM launch is in its "final stage".

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:58

Actually, that is not exactly correct. Mello has said that he would not restrict abortion as mayor. Whatever you think of the distinction Mello draws, and I think it is very weak, it is hard to square his actual position with Hogue's characterization of his position.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:57

South Korean newspapers are questioning whether President Donald Trump is tuning out South Korea as he shapes his North Korea strategy. South Korea's navy said it was conducting a live-fire exercise with USA destroyers on Tuesday in waters west of the Korean peninsula and would soon join the carrier strike group approaching the region.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:51

There is a new update for Applicants applying for Australian Visa. Applicants will have to wait four years before applying for citizenship instead of one now, prove a higher degree of proficiency in English and pass a citizenship test to show they have "Australian values" and can integrate into society, Turnbull said Thursday.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:46

Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to snatch a stunning 3-2 win at Real Madrid and put the two teams level on points at the top of La Liga on Sunday. Now people are better prepared and he makes the difference. There is not a lot to talk about him. Barca came from behind twice to pull off this away victory, which push them to the top of the Spanish league.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:41

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday in an exclusive Fox News interview that the world can not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. But the USA must decide next month whether to renew a waiver so that Iran can continue receiving sanctions relief. The Iranian nuclear deal, which took years to negotiate, restricted the nuclear ambitions of Tehran in exchange for lifting financial and oil sanctions.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:37

The US president levelled the threats during an event at a Wisconsin factory where he unveiled his "Buy American-Hire American" executive order. The Dairy Farmers of Canada also updated their brand strategy to help consumers spot American ingredients on grocery shelves.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:36

Lascanas, a retired police officer, has claimed that Duterte was linked to hundreds of extrajudicial killings when he was mayor of Davao City in the southern Philippines. Since it was established in 2002, the ICC has received thousands of complaints , the vast majority of which do not lead to formal investigations. The court receives many such communications about alleged crimes from around the world and prosecutors are not obliged to open preliminary investigations based on them.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:34

The drug company was joined by the two producers of potassium chloride , used to stop the heart, and midazolam. Lee was sentenced to death for the murder of 26-year-old Debra Reese, who was bludgeoned to death by a tire tool in her Jacksonville home in 1993.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:33

Soylu said that the operation was "an important step" towards dismantling the alleged network under Gulen. The suspects, he said, "had infiltrated the police" and "tried to lead it from outside by forming an alternative structure". The detentions are part of a widespread crackdown following last summer's failed coup attempt , which Turkey says was orchestrated by Gulen's movement.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:30

She's actually somebody that's more sure of herself and usually all smiles. Thomas and Elizabeth's older sister, Kat Bozeman, spoke with Banfield about the teenager's recovery. "Immediately you get ticked off because some perverted old man has absconded with a member of your family". "It's traumatic for us, it's traumatic for her".

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:28

Will the order change the H-1B visa programme? The move is a deterrent to Indian IT firms which send software engineers to the U.S. on H-1B visas. The order is an attempt by Trump to carry out his "America First" campaign pledges to reform USA immigration policies and encourage purchases of American products.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:25

The India Today exit poll predicted that the BJP will get over 200 wards out of 272, followed by Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, which is expected to get over 25 wards. The AAP supremo also alleged that many voters with valid voter slips were "not allowed" to exercise their franchise in the municipal polls. "Glitches in the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were reported from nine polling stations".

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:23

The three asks were: getting rid of the Harris amendment, which prevents D.C. from enacting weed regulation; including the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment , which prevents the Department of Justice from meddling with marijuana programs that are legal under state laws; and vote on legislation that legalizes or de-schedules the drug.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:12

On paper, the fact that the United States has a 35% rate seems rather high, but thanks to a series of loopholes and tax giveaways, plenty of corporations pay a rate much lower than that - and some end up paying nothing at all. The Ryan-Brady plan did include "pay-fors", including a proposed "border adjustment" tax that would favor exports and discourage imports. Trump stretched the truth about his accomplishments as president so far throughout the April 21 interview .

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:10

The U.N. announced Wednesday that Virginia Gamba is becoming its special representative for children and armed conflict. It's not immediately clear who will succeed her in leading the joint investigative initiative by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to assess blame for chemical attacks.

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:10

The action is the latest response to the chemical attack from the Trump administration. Assad has denied responsibility for the attack on Khan Shaykhun, and even suggested that the attack - documented on video and described by global aid groups who treated victims - was entirely a "fabrication".

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:01

On Tuesday, the official scorekeeper for Congress dealt the argument - and Trump's plan - another blow. Those meetings were launched in response to a February 3 executive order that called for "core principles for regulating the United States financial system".

by | April 26, 2017 | 16:01

The Philippine military says troops backed by aircraft have captured a jungle camp belonging to an extremist band allied with the Islamic State group and killed several militants in the country' south. Saturday. Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez, Jr, commander of the Western Mindanao Command, said the operation was launched to contain the group and prevent them from plotting terror attacks.

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:50

Forty four states including the Virgin Islands and District of Columbia offer the Mega Millions game. Profits from every Mega Millions ticket remain in the state in which the ticket was sold. The changes will alter the probability of winning. Sixteen people have held jackpot winners purchased in MI since this game began and 26 have won the game's million dollar second prize.

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:50

Recent U.S. commercial satellite images indicate increased activity around North Korea's nuclear test site, and third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un has said the country's preparation for an ICBM launch is in its "final stage". "North Korea, on the other hand, hopes China will pile more pressure on the US and South Korea to stop their threats of war". Trump's comments come as the USS Michigan , one of US's most powerful submarines, arrived in South Korea in an apparent show of ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:47

This new hunger strike will demonstrate once more that the prisoners' movement is the compass that guides our struggle, the struggle for Freedom and Dignity , the name we have chosen for this new step in our long walk to freedom. "Israel's courts are a charade of justice, clearly instruments of colonial, military occupation". He is now serving multiple life sentences. Hamas recently suggested it would support a smaller Palestinian state, without specifying if this would be a stepping stone ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:46

Authorities offered few answers after Hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet Wednesday in his cell in a maximum-security prison in MA, where he was serving a life sentence for the 2013 slaying of a onetime friend. Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the slaying of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez's brain to determine if the former National Football League star suffered ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:43

Recent events have worsened the growing tension in the region in the face of persistent weapon tests by North Korea - the most recent took place early April - to which the United States reacted by dispatching its nuclear aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the Korean peninsula.

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:42

With May seen winning a new five-year mandate and boosting her majority in parliament by perhaps 100 seats, the pound held close to six-and-a-half month highs on hopes she may be able to clinch a smoother, more phased departure from the European Union and minimise damage to the United Kingdom economy.

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:37

Writing in the Scotsman newspaper today , the Scottish National Party leader said: "A virtual one-party Tory state is a horrifying prospect - but given how weak Labour is, and the Lib Dems' past record of propping up a Tory government, it is clear that only the SNP can offer strong and credible opposition in the House of Commons..." Ten of the 100 seats with the highest Remain vote last June are in the North of England, two of which are now held by the Liberal Democrats and seven by Labour.

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:32

Independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's victory in the first round of the French presidential election has given a boost to both the euro and French stocks. "I will be above the partisan considerations - it is an important act". Mr Le Pen shocked the world in 2002 by qualifying for the second round of the presidential election before losing by a landslide to conservative Jacques Chirac.

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:31

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today introduced the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act , according to a press release on the Republican's website. "Ensuring the safety and security of Texans is one of my top priorities", Cruz said. A spokesperson for Mr Cruz's office confirmed the bill was introduced to Congress.

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:30

On Monday, the president reportedly told a group of conservative journalists that he was willing to table the budget fight over the wall until September. Democrats, meanwhile, gave the White House an opening, saying they would agree to some new money for border security - so long as it did not go toward the creation of a wall, something House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has called "immoral".

by | April 26, 2017 | 15:28

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also accused the USA of trying to incite further violence in the region instead of finding a peaceful solution. Lavrov said Moscow has asked Washington about the objective of the buildup and received assurances that the USA troops were deployed there to cut supply lines between the Islamic State group factions in Syria and Iraq.