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Protests break out in Paris against Macron government's reforms


The organizers of the protest reported some 160,000 participants, while law enforcement disclosed a much lower number of 40,000. "Luckily no journalist was inside when the smoke bomb was thrown", Collomb said. With a political opposition in tatters, Macron has vowed to press on with his bid to reboot the economy, even as he faces one of his sternest tests to date with a rolling strike by rail workers protesting a shake-up at state-owned train company SNCF. Read More »

US Suspects Chinese of Lasing Military Aircraft in Africa


They are reportedly recovering. "They are very serious incidents", White said. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said that the USA is confident that Chinese nationals are responsible for the use of the lasers, which targeted aircraft on several occasions in the last few weeks. Read More »

Cavs, Celts go up 2-0

Toronto couldn't counter and Cleveland continued cutting the Raptors to bits and pieces in the fourth en route to an unbelievable 128-110 triumph for an unlikely 2-0 Cavs lead. What kind of matchups will the best sportsbooks on the web predict for Game 3? The Raptors blew a late lead in game 1, and got blown out on their home floor in game 2. Read More »

GOP moves to block sex ed money to Planned Parenthood


Anthony List's Marjorie Dannenfelser, the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins, National Right to Life's Carol Tobias and Liberty Counsel's Mat Staver, wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, urging him to "separate the Title X network of family planning providers from abortionists like Planned Parenthood ". Read More »

Attempts to rescue trapped Sibanye-Stillwater miners continue


In February, almost 1,000 miners were trapped underground for 30 hours following a power cut caused by a storm in another mine owned by Sibanye-Stillwater. The 2017 death toll in South Africa's mines increased to 88, surpassing the 2016 figure of 73, and ending nine straight years of falling fatalities in a country with an unforgiving geology. Read More »

Trump to host South Korea's Moon for May 22 talks: White House


Trump's "fire and fury the world has never seen before" and "small rocket man" statements were met with Kim's threat to hit anywhere on U.S. territory. "As I said yesterday, stayed tuned". 'Now I'm trying to calm it down a little bit'. Other possible sites reportedly include Mongolia, Singapore and Switzerland. Read More »

Imperial Capital Research Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX)

The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $6.81 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on May, 4 by . If the $18.42 price target is reached, the company will be worth $545.04 million more. In total 32 funds closed positions, 105 reduced and 85 increased. Funds hold 381.83 million shares thus 0.86% less from 2017Q3's 385.12 million shares. Read More »

Trump says guns would have stopped Paris terror attack


Making a gun gesture with his fingers and shouting boom, he told the audience that if one employee or just one patron had a gun... or if one person in this room had been there with a gun the attackers would have been stopped in their tracks. Read More »

Oil Hits Highest Since November 2014 As Iran Tensions Mount


Although geopolitical risks trump fundamentals right now, oil prices could react later today to the Baker Hughes rig count data, a proxy for USA production growth, and to the US dollar movements after the report that showed unemployment rate dropping to an 18-year low to 3.9 percent, but non-farm payrolls growth missing expectations. Read More »

FBI Officials James Baker and Lisa Page Reportedly Leaving the Bureau


Their politically biased texts were discovered as part of a Justice Department inspector general's investigation into the FBI's handling of the Clinton email investigation. House Republicans claim Baker was behind leaks from a salacious dossier about Trump and Russian Federation. A second source familiar with Baker's thinking said his departure was unrelated to Page's resignation and that hers came as a surprise to him. Read More »

Trump to Add Clinton Impeachment Lawyer Emmet Flood to Replace Ty Cobb


The president said, "You have a group of investigators that are all Democrats". "There was no collusion with the Russians, there was nothing, there was no obstruction", he added. On Tuesday, Trump said it was "disgraceful" that a list of proposed questions drafted in response to Mueller's negotiations with the legal team was "leaked" to the news media. Read More »

Amit Shah begins road show in Mysuru; skips campaigning in Chamundeshwari

Mr Shah said he was throwing the challenge to Mr Gandhi since the latter had recently expressed confidence that Congress was returning to power in MP in the year-end elections. Shah later went back to Bangalore. He also praised the work done by Chouhan in the state. Recently, in Karnataka, Rahul Baba (Rahul Gandhi) claimed the Congress will win the polls in MP. Read More »

Israel Withdraws From Race for 2019/2020 Security Council Seat


However, a United Nations source, who was speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters that Tel Aviv had pulled out of the race for a Security Council seat in 2019- 20 because of its low chance of winning. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the decision upon a recommendation from the Foreign Ministry. In all, five seats are up for grabs but three of those are reserved for Africa, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific regions. Read More »

Kathua rape case: Lawyer Deepika Rajawat is lauded by Emma Watson


The article shared by Emma Watson brings attention to Deepika Singh Rajawat's confident and professional demeanour as she is flanked by men who are not staring at her. The Supreme Court has stayed till May 7 the trial in the Kathua gangrape and murder case, after being seized with petitions seeking shifting of the trial to Chandigarh and handing over the investigation to the CBI. Read More »

Severe Storm Likely in Central and Southern Iowa Thursday


Some of these storms were killers, including the twisters which moved through and/or near Dover, Shawnee, Perry and Bridge Creek, and the Moore and southern Oklahoma City metropolitan areas. With such a small area forecast for tornadoes, tornado chasers will likely all try to converge on the same storms, creating traffic jams and other dangers. Read More »

United Kingdom to continue probe despite Cambridge Analytica shutting shop


The firm says the media furore stripped it of its customers and suppliers, forcing it to close. "If we can't have a political discourse where we agree on basic, objective facts, then our democratic government will continue to be polarized and paralyzed", he said, referring to the Russians' efforts to spread fake news online during the 2016 U.S. Read More »

Bank holiday weekend set to be a scorcher


But is that a fair comparison? The Met Office is predicting the hottest early May Bank Holiday since records began. Map showing forecast temperatures for Bank Holiday Monday. Most parts of England and Wales will enjoy temperatures in the 20s throughout the weekend, with the best of the weather predicted for the south east. Read More »

Toyota pledges $1.4B in upgrades to two Canadian assembly plants


Ottawa will support the investment with C$110 million in Toyota's Cambridge and Woodstock plants in Ontario, a statement from the office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Trudeau said the Toyota investment will solidify a supply chain of 60-plus Canadian companies. The automaker has long planned to also build the popular vehicle at one of two plants in Cambridge, Ont., once it moved production of the Corolla out of Canada. Read More »

Lib Dems mount mini fightback in local elections


We have consolidated and built on the advances we made at last year's General Election, when we won the largest increase in Labor's share of the vote since 1945. And Cable's party has gained more than 34 councillors across England and held on to Eastleigh, Cheltenham and Sutton. The Liberal Democrats have snatched a flagship Conservative council in South Cambridgeshire which did have a Tory majority of 15. Read More »

Iran Deal Decision Affecting Oil Prices


U.S. President Donald Trump has all but made a decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear accord by May 12 but exactly how he will do so remains unclear, two White House officials and a source familiar with the administration's internal debate said on Wednesday. Read More »

Dodgers Throw Combined No-Hitter vs. Padres


Reliever Chris Hatcher allowed a home run to the next batter. Chase Utley added a triple, while Tim Locator added a double and starting pitcher Walker Buehler added a base hit as well to cap off the offense for the Dodgers in the win. This one worked out better for Roberts, giving baseball its second no-hitter of the season. He has allowed 14 runs (11 earned) on 29 hits and 10 walks with 34 strikeouts in 26 1/3 innings. Read More »

N will win next general elections: Pak PM


Abbasi said that the ruling party would compromise with the opposition on the caretaker PM's names, adding that whatever name Leader of Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah would propose, they will support. The prime minister said the development work carried out during the tenure of present government had no precedent in the country's history, adding that the PML-N had entered the election arena with the same spirit. Read More »

US Navy Resurrects 2nd Fleet to Counter Russian Threat


The decision reflects escalating worries across Europe and within NATO over Russia's increased military presence and patrols in the Atlantic region. He said the new Atlantic Command will be vital for the alliance to be able to respond. Fleet Forces will keep its focus on training, manning and equipping the entirety of the Navy - a key mission in the wake of the two deadly destroyer collisions past year. Read More »

Dazi: Trump posticipa a 1 giugno decisione su Ue e altri alleati


Una mossa che minaccia di dividere il mercato Usa dell'auto. La posizione di fermezza della negoziatrice comunitaria Cecile Malmstrom e del presidente della Commissione Tajani alla fine hanno avuto ragione contro quella che sembrava fino all'ultimo momento una decisione non negoziabile. Read More »

China a 'cast-iron proof' of Marxism success: Xi


Xi's speech Friday at the Truly Amazing Hall of the Men and Women in central Beijing Is among a Succession of occasions at China marking the bicentennial of both the arrival in 1818 of Marx at Germany. The apparent contradiction between party rhetoric and appearance has prompted many analysts to suggest the party is no longer really motivated by Marxism but puts practical and economic concerns above all else. Read More »

Minor girl raped, burned to death in India's Jharkhand


The men allegedly took her to a deserted spot and took turns to raping her. After hearing the matter, the court ordered the accused to do 100 sit-ups and pay up a penalty of Rs 50,000. The accused had allegedly gang-raped her on Thursday night. The accused have fled the village after the incident and police are conducting raids to nab the absconders. Read More »

Judiciary, executive showdown in SC continues, this time over judges' appointment


Such pollyanna-ish thinking (regrettably expressed by some eminent members of the Bar) ignores the real institutional weakness that has been exposed and the institutional damage that has been caused over the last few months. Venugopal said the collegium should take a broad view and recommend more names to fill up the vacancies. While there is a reasonable debate to be had about how much importance seniority should play in the appointment of Supreme Court judges and the Chief Justice of ... Read More »

Wind advisory becomes a warning

Moreover, with a cold front hitting southern Ontario later today , wind gusts may even reach as hgh as 100 km/hr. Friday: Variable cloudiness, a shower or thunderstorm possible in the afternoon. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. The warning is in effect until 10 p.m. Winds of 25 to 40 miles per hour are expected, with gusts up to 60 miles per hour. Read More »

Parole board stays execution set for Thursday


In keeping with court docket data, Butts and his confederate, Marion Wilson, had requested Donavan Parks, 25, for a experience at an area Walmart in southeast Atlanta in 1996. They asked Parks for a ride, and he agreed. Shortly thereafter, Butts groaned and said "It burns, man". The men then ordered him out of the vehicle and fatally shot him, prosecutors said. Read More »

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Says He's Smoked Pot 'Once Or Twice'


New Jersey Business and Industry Association president and CEO Michele N. Siekerka said in a statement Wednesday that association members, concerned with how the new law would affect business owners and "well intended-employers", fought to bring down the cap on earned hours from 72 to 40 hours. Read More »

US Navy veteran who killed Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla sentenced to life


The attack, which happened just over a month after President Donald Trump's inauguration, led to serious concerns among Indian families in the U.S. and brought the spotlight on hate crimes targeting Indians. Purinton was charged with first-degree murder of Kuchibhotla and two counts of attempted first-degree murder in the shootings of his friend, Alok Madasani. Read More »

U.S. sends invitations to opening of embassy in Jerusalem


Note that these are neighborhoods of Jerusalem, like Abu Dis, Jabal-Mukaber, Isawiya and Shu'fat. He reiterated his call on the UN Security Council to hold "an worldwide peace conference this year that would establish an global multilateral mechanism to oversee the political process" while noting that the US has abandoned its role as "an honest peace broker" by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and deciding to move its embassy there. Read More »

Mahira Khan is heading to Cannes Film Festival


Last month, Netflix pulled out of the festival completely after hard discussions with fest organizers. The ban came in response to huge controversy that erupted past year, when two Netflix films - " Okja " and " The Meyerowitz Stories " - entered the competition for the Palme d'Or without being released in cinemas. Read More »

British PM May avoids London wipeout in local elections


The share of the vote is estimated at 35% to Conservative and Labour each. By contrast, district councils being contested outside London voted to Leave by roughly 55 to 45 , a ten-point gap. In London , the Conservatives successfully defended Wandsworth and Westminster despite Labour hopes they could take both. Yorkshire and the Humber was the setting for some fascinating local politics battlegrounds on Thursday, with Sheffield, Kirklees, and North East Lincolnshire all ... Read More »