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France Rejects Far-right Le Pen, Elects Macron to Heal 'Divisions'

Emmanuel Macron's campaign press office says the courtyard outside the Louvre museum where the centrist French presidential candidate has planned to celebrate election night has been evacuated because of a security alert. At the worldwide level, conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and South Sudan, marked by deliberate attacks on civilians and serious violations of global humanitarian law, should be a... [Full Article...]

Frost advisory issued for most of southern Ontario

Frost advisory issued for most of southern Ontario A frost advisory spanning the Tri-State goes into effect overnight. Temperatures should slowly rise through the week, probably reaching the upper 40s on Monday, then reach the low 50s on Tuesday, the upper 50s by midweek and possibly touch 60 by the end of the week, Mitchell said. [Full Article...]

Russia: Syrian safe zones plan comes into effect

The Pentagon said the de-escalation agreement would not affect the US -led air campaign against IS. He says a cease-fire is unsustainable in the presence of the Iranian-backed militias in Syria , accusing them of also forcefully displacing people to replace them with a loyal population. [Full Article...]

Delhi metro fares hiked by 66%, likely to be implemented by Wednesday

Delhi metro fares hiked by 66%, likely to be implemented by Wednesday The new fares as per the distance are likely to be Rs 10 for up to 2 km, Rs 15 for 2-5 km, Rs 20 for 5-12 km, Rs 30 for 12-21 km, Rs 40 for 21-32 km and for more than 32 km, the fare will be Rs 50. Formal announcement of the new fares is expected to be made today evening or tomorrow, and the new fares will reportedly go into effect from Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Tiffany Trump is heading to Georgetown Law

Tiffany Trump is heading to Georgetown Law Ivanka Trump also attended the school for two years before transferring to the University of Pennsylvania. "Please excuse me if I'm a little nervous", she told the audience. The President's youngest daughter will soon join the ranks of other Georgetown Law alumni, including former Trump campaign chief strategist Paul Manafort, Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, former RNC chairman Michael S... [Full Article...]

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

Being a journalist is, in many ways, tougher now than ever, with a president who singles out reporters at rallies attacks newspapers and wires. "Others may disagree about that". Richard Nixon was the last president to skip the dinner completely. It is speculated that Trump didn't attend because he is a Great Big Baby . Here is a list of Minhaj's funniest jokes of the night. [Full Article...]

France's Marine Le Pen Gets Criticism from Dad

France's Marine Le Pen Gets Criticism from Dad Macron despite the fact that he still has to beat Ms. Le Pen in a run-off. On Monday, French President Francois Hollande urged voters to back Macron, who topped Sunday's first-round voting with 24 per cent, compared to 21 per cent for Le Pen. [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt The half-brother of Kim Jong Un was poisoned with the VX nerve agent while in Kuala Lumpur airport and died en route to a hospital. "(North Korea) will never beg for the maintenance of friendship with China, risking its nuclear program which is a precious as its own life, no matter how valuable the friendship is", the commentary continued. [Full Article...]

Texas Cop Who Shot and Killed Jordan Edwards Fired

The Balch Springs police officer, who has been identified as Roy Oliver, was sacked after an an internal affairs investigation concluded he violated multiple department policies . The police also did not reveal the race of the fired officer. The Edwards family's attorneys claim witnesses said Jordan and the four people with him chose to leave the party as it started to become unruly, with the s... [Full Article...]

Venezuelans again take to streets as death count jumps to 36

Venezuelans again take to streets as death count jumps to 36 The senators will also instruct USA intelligence agencies to prepare a report on Venezuelan government officials' supposed involvement in corruption and drug trafficking. They accuse the conductor of failing to use his global prominence to push for change. He said that despite this, the Venezuelan government had acted as per the Constitution. [Full Article...]

Jane Goodall won't monkey around: Ivanka Trump can do 'terrible harm'

Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner, who is also one of Donald Trump's top advisors, claim to own at least $240 million in assets and are the beneficiaries of business empire worth $741 million, reports The Guardian. Which is not to say that Women Who Work does not have an ideology. "Don't use my story in #WomenWhoWork unless you are going to stop being #complicit ", Saujani wrote on Tw... [Full Article...]

Workers might get option - time off instead of overtime pay

Workers might get option - time off instead of overtime pay Roby said the bill is created to provide flexibility to employees. "Unfortunately, today's labor laws make it harder to offer this flexibility". If employees made a decision to accept comp time, they could only use it "within a reasonable period after making the request" and then only "if the use of the compensatory time does not unduly disrupt the operations of the employer". [Full Article...]

FBI, Putin cost her election: Clinton

Appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, Comey stood by his decision to announce that the bureau had resumed its investigation in October, but told the panel, "It makes me mildly nauseous to think we had an impact on the election". [Full Article...]

FBI chief says he had to tell Congress of Clinton email news

FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday he felt "nauseous" at the thought he swayed last year's U.S. election by announcing he was reopening a probe into Hillary Clinton's emails just days before the vote. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) pressed the Lurch-look-alike on how he thought he would affect the outcome of the election when he released a public letter announcing that he was reopeni... [Full Article...]

KC(M) wins Kottayam Dist Panchayat with CPM support

KC(M) wins Kottayam Dist Panchayat with CPM support The DCC also said Kerala Congress (M) nominees who won elections held to various bodies, including assembly and Parliament, with the support of the Congress and other UDF allies have no right to continue in the respective posts. Calling Mani's step as a big fraud, George said Kerala Congress was heading for a split. Philip was supposed to quit after two and a half years to make way for the Kerala ... [Full Article...]

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week In a Twitter message on Saturday, he wrote: "Big TAX REFORM AND TAX REDUCTION will be announced next Wednesday". Trump signed an executive order to review major regulations set a year ago and simplify America's notorious tax filing process . [Full Article...]

US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent' It featured a senior official, Choe Ryong Hae, warning of "all-out war" if North Korea is attacked. Some see him as a hot-tempered, unpredictable leader who might attack North Korea before it masters the technology to build a nuclear-tipped missile that could hit the US mainland. [Full Article...]

BC Liberal leader's encounter with woman goes viral on social media

In each case the media, advocacy groups or a tweeting citizenry have tried to set the record straight. It's got a life of its own. He is now her MLA and she has voted for him. But the Liberals insisted Saturday that they will not impose a value-added tax on British Columbians. In a separate question, more than three in five British Columbians (63%) say they have personally experienced a wait of ... [Full Article...]

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rejoin Turkey's ruling party after referendum victory

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rejoin Turkey's ruling party after referendum victory Baykal realizes that you can not run for the presidency, a position that will give executive powers, without the backing of a political party. "The leader of a party can not be the president of 80 million (Turkish citizens)", Kilicdaroglu said. [Full Article...]

Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day

Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day Midway through a discussion about Chinese President Xi Jinping, the president paused to hand out copies of what he said were the latest figures from the 2016 electoral map. I really - this is much less privacy than I've seen before. He frequently turns to outside friends and former business colleagues for advice and positive reinforcement. [Full Article...]


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