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Partial French official results show Macron, Le Pen in second round
- April 24, 2017

What was the atmosphere like? The runoff election will take place May 7, and the country will hold parliamentary elections about a month after that. Only Macron has had any realistic chance of getting a sufficient number of voters behind him. It is more than probable that Emmanuel Macron will beat Le Pen in the second voting round, yet this might be the best possible outcome for the leader of the National Front. (more...)
Princes William And Harry Open Up About Lady Diana's Death, Mental Health Princes William And Harry Open Up About Lady Diana's Death, Mental Health
- April 24, 2017

Former Top Gear host Evans, running for his third consecutive year to raise cash for Children in Need, said he had struggled to contend with the sunshine. "You waste a lot of your life worrying and stressing about stuff that frankly if you have a conversation and talk to somebody it will make everything much better. (more...)
Conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot by cattle herders in Kenya Conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot by cattle herders in Kenya
- April 24, 2017

Hundreds of herders have been arrested this year, according to police. The officers are now following on the bandits and we shall bring them to book, " he told the Nation by Phone. A luxury hotel had already been torched last month. British rancher Tristan Voorspuy , who also ran a safari company, was shot dead in early March while inspecting his lodges in Laikipia. (more...)
Paddy McGuinness dedicates Take Me Out episode to contestant who died Paddy McGuinness dedicates Take Me Out episode to contestant who died
- April 24, 2017

As reported by The Mirror , Charlie's twin brother Harry led the tributes on Facebook, posting a picture of the two of them dressed in tuxedos with a beam on their faces. And Toby Hudson posted another throwback photograph alongside Charlie and a group of friends, writing: 'So hard to watch, but a great guy and some great memories mate #rip'. (more...)
France Goes To Presidential Poll Amid High Security France Goes To Presidential Poll Amid High Security
- April 24, 2017

But the polls also showed that decision was largely in the hands of the undecideds, calculated as 1 in 3 voters. It sets up a battle between Macron's optimistic vision of a tolerant France and a united Europe with open borders against Le Pen's darker, inward-looking "French-first" platform that calls for closed borders, tougher security, less immigration and dropping the shared euro currency to return to the French franc. (more...)
Asian markets mostly higher, post first round of French elections
- April 24, 2017

The euro jumped 2 percent to more than $1.09 after the initial results were announced because Macron has vowed to reinforce France's commitments to the European Union and euro - and opinion polls give him a big lead heading into the second round. (more...)
Mazar-e-Sharif attack: Afghanistan Defense Minister, Army Chief resign Mazar-e-Sharif attack: Afghanistan Defense Minister, Army Chief resign
- April 24, 2017

Over 100 people were killed after Taliban militants attacked a camp of Afghan Army at Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan on Friday. Regarding the attack on Shaheen Corps base, Atmar said the Afghan forces will take revenge from the Taliban for the barbaric attack. (more...)
Le Pen says will defend France against globalisation Le Pen says will defend France against globalisation
- April 24, 2017

Then, it was Jacques Chirac who scored only 20 percent - but benefited from a joint effort by all mainstream parties to block his National Front challenger, Le Pen's father Jean-Marie, to secure a crushing win in the runoff by 82 percent to 18. (more...)
North Korea Ready to Attack North Korea Ready to Attack "Gross Animal"
- April 24, 2017

The commentary was carried on page three of the newspaper, after a two-page feature about Kim Jong-Un inspecting a pig farm. The fresh threat comes in the wake of Trump announcing that he was sending "an armada" to the Korean waters potentially to deal with threats from North Korea. (more...)
Saudi Arabia elected to United Nations women's right commission Saudi Arabia elected to United Nations women's right commission
- April 24, 2017

The guardianship system requires that every woman have a close male relative as her "guardian" with the legal authority to approve her travel outside of the country. "Electing Saudi Arabia to protect women's rights is like making an arsonist into the town fire chief", Hillel Neuer said. In January, a UN Special Rapporteur on human rights, Philip Alston, criticized the kingdom for its treatment of women. (more...)
Latest Salvo: N. Korea Detains a 3rd American Latest Salvo: N. Korea Detains a 3rd American
- April 24, 2017

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, the grandson of the nation's founder, typically has conducted tests of mid to long-range ballistic missiles in commemoration of such events. Due to the lack of diplomatic relations, "In cases where USA citizens are reported to be detained in North Korea, we work with the Swedish embassy, which serves as the United States' Protecting Power in North Korea". (more...)
North Korea tells US to end military hysteria or face 'merciless' retaliation North Korea tells US to end military hysteria or face 'merciless' retaliation
- April 24, 2017

With tensions in the Korean peninsula continuing to escalate, Beijing took the rather extreme step on Friday of warning that something needs to be done to wind down the U.S. It can not lead to an arms control agreement or reduction of the North's atomic arsenal that would imply American acceptance of North Korea as a nuclear power. (more...)
MCD Election 2017: Polling Ends, Voter Turnout Likely To Cross 54% MCD Election 2017: Polling Ends, Voter Turnout Likely To Cross 54%
- April 24, 2017

While the India Today-Axis poll gave the BJP between 202 and 220 seats of the 272 up for grabs, the ABP News-CVoter poll gave it 218 seats. "I would suggest that he should introspect on his work", BJP leader Maheish Giri told ANI. "Our MLAs assess that we will win comfortably". The Generation-1 electronic voting machines (EVMs) are to be used for the MCD elections, which the poll body has described as "foolproof". (more...)
BELLWETHER: French Election: Can 'France's Trump' Le Pen Finish the Job?
- April 24, 2017

Far-right expert Nonna Mayer at Sciences Po university said a Le Pen victory was not impossible, "but it seems unlikely that she will carry the second round". Activist Manon Servais, 23, hoped that other mainstream forces would unite around Macron to keep the National Front at bay in the second round, as it has in several previous elections. (more...)
Behold This Marathon Runner Squirting Water At Prince William And Kate Middleton Behold This Marathon Runner Squirting Water At Prince William And Kate Middleton
- April 24, 2017

The quick-reacting duke clamps his eyes shut. The royal trio also handed out medals to the runners as they crossed the finish line on The Mall outside of Buckingham Palace. She had delayed crucial cancer treatment when she was pregnant with her second child, after the disease had returned for a second time, but a son was safely delivered in 2015. (more...)
Should hero McDonald's worker get the $50000 reward in Facebook Killer case? Should hero McDonald's worker get the $50000 reward in Facebook Killer case?
- April 24, 2017

Pa. According to State Police a Glock Model 30-S.45 caliber pistol was recovered from the white Ford Fusion Stephens was driving on Tuesday morning. Stephens refused to wait and drove out of the auto park, almost hitting Gail Wheeler (54), a local woman on her way home from the shops. "Two seconds later, I hear these sirens, and they come whipping past me", she told the Associated Press. (more...)
Militants ambush convoy with off-duty Iraq soldiers, kill 10 Militants ambush convoy with off-duty Iraq soldiers, kill 10
- April 24, 2017

The militants were armed with assault rifles and rockets. According to the mayor of Rutba, Imad al-Dulaimi, the ambush was carried out at around 6:00 pm (1500 GMT) in an area just east of Rutba on the main road from the provincial capital Ramadi. (more...)
French elections: Macron, Le Pen lead first round, through to run-off French elections: Macron, Le Pen lead first round, through to run-off
- April 24, 2017

At 39, Macron is by far the youngest person to ever have a chance at the French presidency and his meteoric rise comes as a slight surprise as he has never stood in any kind of election before. "It's a political natural disaster in this country and in Europe", veteran French journalist Christine Ockrent told CNN. The pound rose by 0.3 per cent rise against the dollar yesterday, and the euro jumped by 1.8 per cent. (more...)
4th year student of IIT Kharagpur found hanging in his hostel room 4th year student of IIT Kharagpur found hanging in his hostel room
- April 24, 2017

His sister Neethu is also an engineering student. Nithin had not gone to attend the final semester exam. As his room was locked for a long time, his friends informed the authorities. His parents and relatives have left for Kharagpur . The HRD Ministry will hold a high- level probe into the recent incidents of death of students in the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur . (more...)
United States defies both letter, spirit of nuclear deal: Javad Zarif United States defies both letter, spirit of nuclear deal: Javad Zarif
- April 24, 2017

He said if Iran does not violate the deal, in 12 years, it will "walks into unimpeded enrichment of uranium". Breaking the Iran nuclear deal would be a grave mistake for the Trump Administration, unleashing Iran's nuke program again and isolating US. (more...)