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Everton statement confirms The Sun newspaper has been banned by the club Everton statement confirms The Sun newspaper has been banned by the club
- April 24, 2017

The football world was up in arms yesterday as The Sun columnist and former editor, Kelvin Mackenzie, posted a deeply offensive column on Everton star Ross Barkley . Everton captain Phil Jagielka has claimed that "nothing fazes" Ross Barkley after the midfielder overcame a hard week to help his side to a 3-1 win over Burnley on Saturday. (more...)
Yorkshire police officers join tributes to PC Keith Palmer
- April 24, 2017

A floral tribute, with the message "No.1 Daddy" was placed at the front of the funeral hearse. Paul attended the funeral with his father had his photograph taken with some of the police officers who turned out to commemorate PC Palmer. Among mourners at the cathedral was new London police chief Cressida Dick, on her first day in the role. Two thousand Met officers will be on duty for the funeral in policing and ceremonial roles, while many others from forces across the United Kingdom are ... (more...)
Massive security as France goes to the polls Massive security as France goes to the polls
- April 24, 2017

But in Paris , protesters angry that Ms Le Pen has advanced into the final vote scuffled with police. In order to cast a ballot in France a citizen must be over 18 years old, not legally banned from voting and registered on the electoral list. (more...)
Afghanistan: President Ghani declares national day of mourning following Taliban attack Afghanistan: President Ghani declares national day of mourning following Taliban attack
- April 24, 2017

The exact toll from Friday's assault in the northern province of Balkh remained unclear, with some local officials putting the number of dead alone as high as 130. One wounded soldier told the media the attackers opened fire "indiscriminately" around the mosque and dining hall with machine guns and grenade-launchers. (more...)
Paris shooting: Marine Le Pen launches tirade against Islam after terror attack Paris shooting: Marine Le Pen launches tirade against Islam after terror attack
- April 24, 2017

Cheurfi was known to police in relation to Islamist terrorist activity and was detained and released as recently as February for threatening a police officer, Press Association reported , citing French officials. While a large-scale strike remains a possibility, "the deadly tenacity of Daesh (IS) against France poorly masks a continuing degradation of its ability to strike our nation", Jean-Pierre Filiu, a researcher at Paris's Sciences Po university, wrote on his blog Friday. (more...)
United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned
- April 24, 2017

The airline said Mr Munoz proposed that his employment contract be re-written to remove the expectation that he would become chairman at next year's annual meeting of parent United Continental Holdings Inc. It said: "United's management and the board take recent events extremely seriously, and are in the process of developing targeted compensation programme design adjustments to ensure that employees' incentive opportunities for 2017 are directly and meaningfully tied to progress in improving ... (more...)
Government Shutdown Looms as Trump Demands Funds for His Border Wall Government Shutdown Looms as Trump Demands Funds for His Border Wall
- April 24, 2017

President Trump and the Republican Congress are facing two deadlines next week: a possible government shutdown April 28, and the administration's 100th day April 29. The cost-sharing payments are the subject of a lawsuit by House Republicans, and Trump threatened in an interview with The Wall Street Journal last week to drop the payments, which experts warn would severely disrupt Obamacare's marketplaces. (more...)
Israeli Cancels Family Visits to Palestinian Prisoners on Strike Israeli Cancels Family Visits to Palestinian Prisoners on Strike
- April 24, 2017

Deliberately evoking Nelson Mandela - Barghouti himself is often called Palestine's Mandela - the article laid out the cruelties regularly inflicted on prisoners, many of whom are only children. There were about 7,000 Palestinians held in Israeli jails at the end of past year, according to Palestinian prisoners' groups. In the note after his piece, Barghouti was described as "a Palestinian leader and parliamentarian". (more...)
France votes in election nailbiter France votes in election nailbiter
- April 24, 2017

Polls have consistently predicted that Macron and Le Pen will get past Sunday's first round vote, but conservative candidate Francois Fillon and Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon are hot on their heels. Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon, who was far behind in Sunday's results, quickly conceded defeat. If either Macron or Fillon were victorious, each would face challenges. (more...)
Manchester United confirm serious injuries for Ibrahimovic and Rojo Manchester United confirm serious injuries for Ibrahimovic and Rojo
- April 24, 2017

Talking about the recovery of the players, the statement read that the same could only be confirmed after the treatments plans are decided. However, it was the pace and movement of Anthony Martial and Lingard that caused Burnley's defenders more issues. (more...)
Undocumented bakery workers protest termination Undocumented bakery workers protest termination
- April 24, 2017

The protest today is an effort to encourage businesses and customers not to serve or consume bread all day in solidarity with the workers losing their jobs, and several local restaurants and businesses have thrown support behind the cause. "The Trump administration may want us to quietly disappear, but we're not going away silently", Tom Cat worker Henry Rivera said . "This audit began under the Obama administration, before Trump was president", Wachtel said. (more...)
Le Pen claims victory in first-round French vote Le Pen claims victory in first-round French vote
- April 24, 2017

Voters are choosing among 11 presidential candidates in the most unpredictable contest in generations. She accused her opponent of trying to be "heir" to current French President Francois Holland. A throng of well-wishers and journalists were on hand as Macron, 39, accompanied by his 64-year-old wife Brigitte, arrived to vote in the chic northern seaside resort of Le Touquet. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly Out at Fox News After Sex Harassment Allegations Bill O'Reilly Out at Fox News After Sex Harassment Allegations
- April 24, 2017

O'Reilly - the network's signature talent who used his cable news fame to become a best-selling author, live tour attraction and TV producer - has been off the air since April 12. Following the Times story, 21st Century Fox said it had asked the same law firm that investigated Ailes to look into O'Reilly's behaviour. O'Reilly was on vacation in Rome Wednesday when the announcement was made. (more...)
French citizens in Montreal express mixed reactions to early election results French citizens in Montreal express mixed reactions to early election results
- April 24, 2017

Markets had been anxious that the far-left, eurosceptic Jean-Luc Melenchon, who had surged in the polls in recent weeks, could jump ahead of Macron to make it into the final runoff against Le Pen, giving voters a choice between two radical candidates who would threaten the future of the EU. (more...)
Nikki Haley Says Gay Lives in Chechnya Matter Nikki Haley Says Gay Lives in Chechnya Matter
- April 24, 2017

It was reported that large-scale repressions were being carried out in the Chechen Republic against people of nonstandard sexual orientation. "We are talking here about detention, we are talking about beatings, we are talking about abuse, electric shock treatments", he added. (more...)
China criticizes North Korea, praises United States on nuclear issue China criticizes North Korea, praises United States on nuclear issue
- April 24, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un claimed to be having an upper-hand in the country's stained relationship with US when a video simulation of a North Korean nuclear missile attack was featured destroying what appears to be an unidentified American city. (more...)
Russian soldier killed by knife attack in Armenian city Russian soldier killed by knife attack in Armenian city
- April 24, 2017

According to media reports, a local prosecutor's office opened a criminal case into the incident. Authorities did not release the suspect's name. It added that preliminary indications suggest the killing stemmed from an argument involving the two men. (more...)
Shooting spree suspect charged with murder in Motel 6 shooting Shooting spree suspect charged with murder in Motel 6 shooting
- April 24, 2017

Speaking to "Fox & Friends" host Steve Doocy about Tuesday's rampage, Jackson called the murders by Muslim black man Kori Ali Muhammad , part of "Obama's legacy". He then made a decision to kill as many white males as possible, Dyer said, adding that he Muhammad told investigators that he does not like white men. (more...)
France's Macron vows to fight 'threat of nationalists' France's Macron vows to fight 'threat of nationalists'
- April 24, 2017

Over 50,000 police backed by elite units of the French security services patrolled the streets less than three days after a suspected Islamist gunman shot dead a policeman and wounded two others on the central Champs Elysees avenue. From Paris to Berlin, and Washington to Singapore, French voters lined up at polling stations yesterday to cast ballots, with the early turnout in France slightly down from the last election in 2012, amid fears that broad disillusionment with politics could keep ... (more...)
Hawaii lawmakers slam Sessions over remarks about travel ban judge Hawaii lawmakers slam Sessions over remarks about travel ban judge
- April 24, 2017

But on Thursday, some felt as though the 50th state was being disrespected, relegated to five words: "an island in the Pacific". In March, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked President Trump's revised travel ban, ruling that it demonstrated religious animus. (more...)