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Attacker kills French policeman, injures two others, IS claims responsibility
- April 22, 2017

France , which has suffered from a wave of bloodshed over the past two years killing more than 230 people, has long feared an attack on the presidential election, the first round of which takes place on Sunday. "Another terrorist attack in Paris", Trump wrote on Twitter . He shot two officers in 2001 after being stopped by a police, according to the source. (more...)
Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with quiet day, gun salutes
- April 22, 2017

Then an hour later the Honourable Artillery Company will fire a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London - an extra 21 for the City of London . On September 9, 2015, she became Britain's longest-reigning monarch, passing her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria. (more...)
VP Pence's Comment on Asia Trip
- April 22, 2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence toured Southeast Asia's largest mosque on Thursday during a visit to Indonesia, calling the Muslim-majority nation's tradition of following a moderate form of Islam "an inspiration to the world". -Indonesia relationship. Besides meeting Turnbull and Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Pence will also meet Governor-General Peter Cosgrove, opposition leader Bill Shorten, and members of the armed forces. (more...)
Pilot ejects from jet on US aircraft carrier headed to Korea
- April 22, 2017

Pairing up the fleet with two more Japanese destroyers delivers a lot of potential firepower to the East China Sea, where United States and Japanese forces look to warn North Korea against any type of violence. "Very powerful", Trump told Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo. The Carl Vinson took part last month in the U.S. The announcement did not specify where the strike group was heading, but two days later, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, "She ( Carl Vinson ) operates freely up ... (more...)
Roar, Wanderers final goes to penalties Roar, Wanderers final goes to penalties
- April 22, 2017

Fox Sports commentators Mark Rudan and John Kosmina believe the Wanderers made a crucial error prior to the penalty shootout. To come out before the finals game is a little bit disappointing. Brisbane gained the advantage when Wanderers substitute Josh Sotirio was shown a second yellow for going in late on Brown, leaving his side to see out over 15 minutes with 10 men. (more...)
Russian Federation responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths, says United Kingdom defence minister Russian Federation responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths, says United Kingdom defence minister
- April 22, 2017

Ms Bishop said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Russian Federation was important to discuss removing Assad as part of moving to end the conflict. In Damascus, dozens of Syrian students gathered outside the offices of the United Nations to protest the USA missile attack, chanting "Death to America" and "Death to Israel". (more...)
Russian hacker sentenced to 27 years in Seattle federal court Russian hacker sentenced to 27 years in Seattle federal court
- April 22, 2017

Roman Seleznev was found guilty in August of filching consumer credit card numbers from hundreds of retail businesses worldwide and selling the data online, allegedly causing more than $169 million in fraud losses. Roman Seleznev, the son of a member of Russian Parliament, was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison on Friday morning, according to multiple reports. (more...)
Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark
- April 22, 2017

Andrew Cuomo praised her behavior as a prisoner when he commuted her sentence previous year. The Parole Board's action follows the decision by Cuomo in late December to commute Clark's sentence and allow her the opportunity to seek an early Parole. (more...)
Snap poll expected to strengthen Theresa May Snap poll expected to strengthen Theresa May
- April 22, 2017

In a public speech, May said that despite the government delivering on the mandate that it was handed following referendum results last summer, its efforts were being undermined by opposition parties, and called on an early election to end political "gameplaying". (more...)
Venezuela officials: 12 dead in overnight violence
- April 22, 2017

The two sides looked set to spend the day regrouping after massive protests Wednesday and Thursday erupted into unrest in the flashpoint western city of San Cristobal and several other cities. The government said "armed gangs hired by the opposition" had attacked the hospital. Pro-government militias were blamed for two deaths on Wednesday, including that of a teenager in Caracas who was heading to a soccer game with friends. (more...)
Police officer killed as terror returns to Paris Police officer killed as terror returns to Paris
- April 22, 2017

The extremist group named the attacker as Abu Yusuf al Beljiki and suggested he was a Belgian. Police have issued an arrest warrant for the second suspect who had arrived in France by train from Belgium. The officials spoke Friday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly discuss details of the probe into Thursday night's attack. (more...)
Police searching for missing .357 used in Fresno shootings
- April 22, 2017

He had at least two prior mental health hospitalizations, and his attorney said in court papers that Muhammad thought the justice system and his own lawyer were conspiring against him. Police are searching for the revolver Muhammad said he tossed into a pile of clothing. "He said he did not like white men and said white people were responsible for keeping black people down", Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said. (more...)
UN Security Council unanimously adopts statement condemning NK missile launch
- April 22, 2017

South Korea and the United States have also been conducting annual joint military exercises, which the North criticises as a prelude to invasion. There has been speculation that North Korea has notified China of its plans to test another nuclear device. (more...)
Two Turkish soldiers killed in clash with Kurdish militants: army Two Turkish soldiers killed in clash with Kurdish militants: army
- April 22, 2017

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Two Turkish soldiers died and two more were wounded in a clash with Kurdish militants in a rural area of southeast Turkey near the Iraqi border on Friday, the armed forces said. Contraband confiscated over the week included 10,000 kilograms (nearly 10 tons) of cannabis and more than 55,000 packages of smuggled cigarettes. With the latest operation in Bitlis, the number of terrorists killed in ongoing counterterrorism operations in the region has gone up to 37 since ... (more...)
Trudeau heads to France to mark 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge
- April 22, 2017

Clark said the battle came at a bad cost to Canadians with more than 10,000 soldiers killed and wounded in horrific conditions. After the service came to a close, the parade marched to the Cloverdale Legion, where the cadets were served a lunch and community members were able to view a display of First World War items, which included barbed wire and a German helmet retrieved from the battle. (more...)
I'll overturn rigged system that favours rich, says Corbyn I'll overturn rigged system that favours rich, says Corbyn
- April 22, 2017

Nearly exactly 20 years since Tony Blair led Labour to the first of three consecutive election victories, the party is languishing in the polls ahead of the June 8 vote. "Instead of the country's wealth being hidden in tax havens, we will put it in the hands of the people of Britain, as they are the ones who earned it", he said. (more...)
Pence pledges US will stand with Japan on North Korea threat Pence pledges US will stand with Japan on North Korea threat
- April 22, 2017

A separate critical test in the Pacific region, to be held at the end of May, will examine the ability of the USA to shoot down a future North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile that could threaten the US. Pence struck a stern tone as he began talks with Abe and other Japanese leaders after arriving at a US naval base from South Korea. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said tensions need to be eased on the Korean Peninsula to bring the escalating dispute there to a peaceful resolution. (more...)
Trade, security matters key issues for Trump, Italian leader Trade, security matters key issues for Trump, Italian leader
- April 22, 2017

Trump didn't specifically weigh in on the French election, nor would he say outright whether he supported countries staying in the EU. Trudeau offered that reply to the USA president's latest anti-Canada trade tirade, one in which Trump savaged Canada for creating a new lower-priced classification of a milk product that he argues hurts US producers. (more...)
Donald Trump changes stance on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, says 'it's no longer obsolete'
- April 22, 2017

But according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer , it's not that Trump has shifted his views ― it's that the world has shifted to Trump's views. President Donald Trump said Wednesday it was "time to end this brutal civil war" in Syria and return refugees to their homeland. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, while tensions between Russia and the US remain high over Russia's support for Syria, a week after the Assad regime ... (more...)
Leave.EU group investigated over referendum campaign donations Leave.EU group investigated over referendum campaign donations
- April 22, 2017

The Commission says the investigation will focus on whether the Brexit-supporting campaign took "impermissible" donations and said there were "reasonable grounds to suspect that potential offences" may have been committed by the campaign. Having carried out an initial assessment of Leave.EU's spending on the referendum, it believes there are reasonable grounds to suspect that potential offences may have occurred. (more...)