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by | April 27, 2017 | 18:08

Moore told supporters Wednesday, "The foundations of the fabric of our country are being shaken tremendously". "Our families are being crippled by divorce and abortion", Moore added. Despite being removed twice from the state's highest court, the site repeatedly refers to him as "Judge Roy Moore" and prominently features his official state portrait in which he's wearing judicial robes.

by | April 27, 2017 | 18:02

According to the new model, based on current forecasted revenues and costs, the BCCI will receive $293 million across the next eight-year cycle, the European Central Bank will get $143 million, Zimbabwe Cricket $94 million and the remaining seven Full Members $132 million each.

by | April 27, 2017 | 18:00

USA defense leaders and other top officials will give a classified briefing on North Korea to all senators in an unusual meeting at the White House, the Pentagon said Monday. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters at the Pentagon. The US has long pushed for China to make more efforts to curb Pyongyang's behaviour. "I can't guarantee", Spicer said of ongoing budget negotiations.

by | April 27, 2017 | 18:00

A spokesperson for Reunion's regional administration has said the officers' injuries are not life-threatening. Officials say a man suspected of having links with radical Islamic groups shot the officers, according to the Associated Press.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:57

Syrian President Bashar Assad is an "arch-terrorist" and it is time Russian Federation realized he is "literally and metaphorically toxic", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday. Lavrov repeated the Kremlin's condemnation of the USA missile strike in Syria and said Washington was seeking "excuses for regime change". The Group of Seven industrialized nations, including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the USA, collectively agreed that Bashar Assad ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:53

Only one major candidate has resisted calls to unite against Ms Le Peng: Mr Jean-Luc Melenchon, the firebrand hard-left candidate who came in fourth and who has pointedly refused to support Mr Macron. "So she is in a truly bad position to be talking about the elites and the people". " I will be above partisan considerations ", she said . Mr Baroin, 51 and a rising star within The Republicans, said in an interview on CNews television, "I will be available to.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:50

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who spoke to Trump on Monday, is urging restraint from both North Korea and the U.S. Reclusive North Korea said at the weekend it was ready to sink the US aircraft carrier, which Trump had ordered to waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning to the North.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:49

Trump has accused Mexico of destroying, and this week he set 20 percent tariffs on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, setting a tense tone as the three countries prepared to renegotiate the 23-year-old trade pact. If the administration follows through with the order, it could signal its intent to begin the process of the pulling out of the major trade pact with Canada and Mexico.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:48

AfD party members could enter their convention centre only with massive police protection because hundreds of demonstrators tried to keep them out, news agency dpa said. Around 600 delegates rejected Petry's call to adopt a more moderate-sounding "Realpolitik" programme meant to shut down the party's more extremist voices, including those who have attacked Germany's Holocaust remembrance culture.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:48

My battle is to defeat Marine Le Pen ", Macron told reporters after visiting a hospital west of Paris . French judges have asked European lawmakers to remove immunity of the National Front candidate, who is a member of the EU legislature, to allow further investigation into allegations she abuse of funds to pay for party assistants.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:47

The political leader said she is temporarily leaving her role as head of the far-right Front National. Surveys pointing to a clear Macron victory soothed investors who have been unnerved by Le Pen's pledges to ditch the euro, print money and possibly quit the EU.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:47

Sarkozy insisted in a Facebook post that his stance for Macron is a "choice of responsibility" and "not in any way support" for his project. Paris: France's centre-right party, seeking to rebound after the defeat of its presidential candidate, said on Wednesday it could share power with Emmanuel Macron if he is elected, as pollsters predict, on May 7.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:46

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a London-based monitoring group, the explosions caused a fire. He says the explosion is reported to have occurred near the Damascus airport road. In an interview, visiting Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said he was also using his meetings with White House officials and key lawmakers to press for further U.S.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:37

The streaming-video company said in January that weaker net neutrality wouldn't hurt it because it's now too popular with users for broadband providers to interfere with its service. Wood: He essentially kicked off his campaign to change net neutrality regulation, and he signaled that his approach is going to be really broad. John Oliver also dedicated a show segment to the topic, which raised awareness of an otherwise jargon-y, abstract issue.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:37

France is days away from producing proof that Bashar al-Assad's regime was behind a chemical strike which killed 87 people, the country's foreign minister has said. "I have reviewed the [White House's] document carefully, and I believe it can be shown, without doubt, that the document does not provide any evidence whatsoever that the U.S.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:36

As Donald Trump's presidency nears the symbolic 100-day mark, the Republican is seeking to follow through on a flagship promise to reform the tax code to boost the economy, businesses and families, including middle-class and working-class Americans.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:33

But in an attempt to appeal to conservative, the new amendment back-tracks on a Republican campaign promise to keep coverage for those with pre-existing conditions. " While the revised version still does not fully repeal Obamacare, we are prepared to support it to keep our promise to the American people to lower healthcare costs ".

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:32

A woman walks past electoral posters of French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron , right, and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in Saint Jean de Luz, southwestern France , Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Turnout is also likely to play a crucial role. There are signs that the "republican front", the decades-old tactic of closing ranks to block the FN, is fraying.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:31

Party, Macron, won 23.75 percent of the vote in a tight race with the far-right candidate, Marin Le Pen, who received 21.5 percent. The Front National leader and centrist Emmanuel Macron sent shock waves through France yesterday when they beat established parties in the first round of the presidential elections.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:30

The head of the organization representing Nova Scotia's dairy farmers says comments made by U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday are "unfair and untrue". The billionaire added that "we can't let Canada or anybody else take advantage, and do what they do to our workers and to our farmers". Poor results in the US dairy sector are due to USA and global dairy overproduction, he writes.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:27

President Donald Trump earlier ordered a review of the Iran nuclear deal. Trump's criticism came two days after the USA certified that Iran was complying with the deal , which was negotiated during President Barack Obama's presidency . It has been the endeavour of the USA and Israel to present Iran as a trouble-maker and a threat to peace but Tehran proved its peaceful credentials by not only agreeing to the deal despite genuine reservations but is also implementing it as per terms of the ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:27

But Chaffetz and Cummings said he appeared not to have disclosed those funds on his application. The oversight panel is looking into whether Flynn fully disclosed payments from Russian, Turkish or other foreign sources. " I see no data to support the notion that General Flynn complied with the law ", Chaffetz said. Flynn has said that he received approval from the DIA before the trip to Russian Federation.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:25

The US has about 9,800 troops in the country. "This barbaric enemy, and what they do, kind of makes it clear to me why we stand together". "We'll engage with Russian Federation diplomatically", Mattis said. And though Mattis did not directly specify that Russian Federation was dealing to the Taliban, he implied as much. The attack — the biggest ever on a military base in Afghanistan — involved multiple gunmen and suicide bombers in army uniforms who penetrated the compound of the 209th ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:23

In a barrage of statements this week from the president and his aides, the Trump administration wants you to know, he gets it, he really gets it: The Holocaust describes a genocide committed only against one people, the Jews. While Spicer apologized for his remarks, the Anti-Defamation League offered to host a Holocaust educational session for Spicer and other White House staffers.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:22

North Korea has vowed to strike the United States and its Asian allies at the first sign of any attack on its territory. "With every test, Kim Jong-Un moves closer to his stated goal of a preemptive nuclear strike capability against American cities", he said.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:19

Protesters stage a rally to oppose a plan to deploy an advanced United States missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense , or THAAD, in front of the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. "South Korean television showed images of demonstrators in rural Seongju county, about 155 miles south of the capital, hurling water bottles at trucks carrying parts of the THAAD system", reporter Jason Strother tells NPR from Seoul .

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:15

Beyond the provisionally approved trademarks, Ivanka Trump Marks LLC has 16 registered trademarks in China and more than 30 pending applications, according to China's Trademark Office database. Even since her father took office, her own fashion brand has continued to look overseas, filing four new trademarks in Canada and the Philippines, according to a New York Times analysis of trademark records.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:08

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. But they did not say whether the United States is considering military options against North Korea after the communist nation conducted recent weapons tests and military activities.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:06

The Paris prosecutor's office said the men were in custody pending further investigation. Karim Cheurfi, a Frenchman born in the Paris suburbs who had been arrested as recently as February, sent terrified Parisians scrambling for cover Thursday after opening fire on a police bus with an assault rifle on the Champs-Elysees.

by | April 27, 2017 | 17:03

A Russian warship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a merchant freighter, the Coast Guard said. A shipping agent contacted by the Reuters news agency about the other vessel, described as a Togo-flagged freighter, also said the Liman was sinking.

by | April 27, 2017 | 16:58

The Latest on Chancellor Angela Merkel's statement to the German parliament (all times local): 9:50 a.m. "I have to put it in such clear terms because unfortunately I have the feeling that some in Britain still have illusions", said the chancellor, the EU's most powerful leader.

by | April 27, 2017 | 16:47

Mr. Trump said he believes "the end result will make all three countries stronger and better". Trump railed against the decades-old trade deal during his campaign, describing it as a "disaster". By affirming his intention to reopen the agreement with Trudeau and Peña Nieto, Trump is able to fulfill a 100-day pledge to "announce my intention to renegotiate NAFTA".

by | April 27, 2017 | 16:46

Moscow has strongly objected to a U.S. strike against the Syrian air base the West believes the sarin attack was launched from. It turns out that wielding power - as opposed to criticizing it - can change your outlook. He went on to review the catastrophic consequences of USA interventions from Yugoslavia to Iraq and Libya. But the most tense moment was likely the talk of interference in the 2016 USA elections, with Tillerson insisting that Russian Federation had done so, and that more ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 16:45

Marcario told CNN Patagonia was "preparing to take every step necessary, including possible legal action" in order to protect Bears Ears and other national monuments. It is common for presidents to set aside lands to be saved for their beauty and historical significance. Some experts believe that only Congress has the authority to get rid of a monument.

by | April 27, 2017 | 16:44

Haradinaj, now a Kosovo politician, flew into France on January 4, where French authorities detained him at the request of Serbia, which considers him a "war criminal" for his role in the conflict. The Foreign Ministry accused Serbia of "using arrest warrants as a form of pressure on Kosovo". The broadcaster said it learned that the court then ruled against this "as the consequences of extradition would have been very hard on Haradinaj".