Tuesday April 25-th, 2017

French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics

Her pledge to ditch the euro currency and possibly quit the European Union has unnerved markets. Part of that strategy would be to remind voters of Macron's former role as a deal-maker in investment banking and economy minister in the discredited...

James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

We were getting smacked around in Game 3 for a while, kept our composure and got back into the game. Paul George has been the subject of a handful of rumors over the past few months, and the prevailing thought was that if nothing materialized in t...

United Nations must ready new North Korea sanctions, says Trump

The paper likened the aircraft carrier to a "gross animal" and said a strike on it would be "an actual example to show our military's force". The one promising thing about Kim Jong Un is that he harbours ambitions to improve North Korea's economy...

Trump rattles DC in 100 days Trump rattles DC in 100 days

During his brief time in office, Trump has shown no signs of acting "presidential". Although he retains his signature bravado and a salesman's confidence in his upward trajectory, he displays an awareness that many of his own expectations for h...

UC Berkeley students file lawsuit over canceled Ann Coulter speech UC Berkeley students file lawsuit over canceled Ann Coulter speech

Campus Republicans invited Coulter to speak at Berkeley this Thursday, but Berkeley officials informed the group last week that the event was being called off for security concerns. Still, fires and fights broke out during the demonstrations against ...

United States issues 271 sanctions against Syrian chemical attack United States issues 271 sanctions against Syrian chemical attack

Witnesses have said they saw warplanes attack Khan Shiekhoun - but Russian Federation, a key ally of President Assad, says a rebel depot of chemical munitions was hit. The U.S. strike was retaliation for the recent chemical attack on Syrian civilians...

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Tad Cummins, 50, appeared in U.S. District Court in Sacramento, California, on Monday on a charge of transporting Elizabeth Thomas across state lines for sex. In a criminal affidavit, investigators said Cummins stole his wife's auto on March 13, tell...

Wheaton College freshman dies in accident at track meet Wheaton College freshman dies in accident at track meet

Wheaton College President Philip Ryken asked the campus community to pray for Mr Roser's loved ones. "Even though it's really hard we can still know that Ethan is in heaven with God", said one of Roser's classmates. Roser's parents are said to be tr...

Amber Heard and Elon Musk Confirm Relationship With PDA Pictures Amber Heard and Elon Musk Confirm Relationship With PDA Pictures

That's right: Heard , 32, posted a picture of her casually having dinner with the side of Elon Musk's face. It was the first time they have publically acknowledged there is some type of relationship between them. Meanwhile, Depp will pay $500,000 fo...

Schumer joins officials working on US-Canada dairy dispute Schumer joins officials working on US-Canada dairy dispute

And last week Trump took aim at Canada over free trade. "In Canada, what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace. We can all agree that, it is critical to level the playing field for our hard-working dairy farmers and make sure our...

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

Some mayors and police chiefs have pressed the administration to clarify its definition, saying they already comply with federal law . "With federal money moving forward, there could be the potential for federal strings to be attached". The City Cou...

France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle

It is his first trip to Asia as vice president. Pence also reassured Japan of American commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions on Tuesday, after warning that U.S. From China's standpoint, a peaceful solution means not...

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

Federal agencies are only funded until 28 April - the day before Mr Trump's 100th day in office - and Congress is in recess until 24 April, so the race is on to pass a spending package that would cover the last five months of the fiscal year ending i...

More Than 100 Dead Or Injured After Taliban Attacks Afghan Base

Afghan officials said the death toll jumped to 140 following Friday's assault on the army headquarters in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. The official was not authorized to talk to reporters, but did so on the condition of anonymity. Afghan Pres...

Canada commemorates centenary of pivotal Vimy WWI battle Canada commemorates centenary of pivotal Vimy WWI battle

And despite suffering frightful casualties during the four-day battle, with 3,598 dead and more than 7,000 wounded, they would succeed where the British and French had failed by capturing the ridge. Prince Charles - who was accompanied by his sons Pr...

Duchess of Cambridge 'feels lonely too'

Prince William also said that the stiff upper lip culture won't be passed on to Prince George and Princess Charlotte as he and Duchess Kate plan to raise their children in a more relaxed and open environment when it comes to emotions. "I always t...

Imran Khan announces rally in Islamabad next Friday to demand PM's resignation Imran Khan announces rally in Islamabad next Friday to demand PM's resignation

The split apex court ruling announced on Thursday concluded that there wasn't enough evidence to disqualify the premier but that he and his sons, Hasan and Hussain Nawaz, will have to appear before a joint investigation team (JIT). Meanwhile, local c...

Governor applauds verdict in police ambush trial Governor applauds verdict in police ambush trial

The outcome of Eric Frein's trial was not in doubt. Prosecutors will ask the same jury that convicted Frein to send him to death row, while defense lawyers will argue for a sentence of life without parole. Frein, 33, showed no emotion as the verdic...

Justice Dept Threatens Sanctuary Cities in Immigration Fight Justice Dept Threatens Sanctuary Cities in Immigration Fight

Justice department attorneys acknowledged that last week in court, when they were defending the executive order from lawsuits brought by San Francisco and Santa Clara County. It also pointed to a Milwaukee County rule that immigration detention req...

Trump follows Turnbull's visa changes with 'buy American and hire American' order

The "hire American" portion of the order instructs the departments of Labour, Justice, Homeland Security and State to look for evidence of visa abuse on the part of employers and fraud on the part of workers. The order also seeks to ensure that the m...

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