However, with no standout victor, the debate did more to highlight the fissures in France than to indicate who might be the next leader of the country. Meanwhile, nationalist right-wing outsider Francois Asselineau said that he was "the only true candidate of Frexit", and promised to trigger Article 50 - the process to start the country's divorce from the European Union - immediately if he were to win power.
The United States, the European Union, the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) and a host of Latin American countries all condemned the move. In the past, he has been reluctant to criticize Maduro, fearing a backlash against the millions of Colombians who live in Venezuela and in recent months have been flocking home in the face of the worsening economic crisis.
The Shanghai weather has all but wiped out the first two practice sessions for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix, with poor visibility in the city forcing the grounding of the medical support helicopter. But the situation delayed the hotly anticipated resumption of hostilities between Mercedes and Ferrari. Only 14 drivers completed timed laps, with neither championship favourite Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes nor Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, victor of last month's season-opening race in ...
US President Donald Trump said the attack was a response to the alleged chemical weapon use in Syria's Idlib on Tuesday, which Washington blames on the Syrian government. The Pentagon official said at least 20 Syrian aircraft were destroyed in the attack. Press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry said the meeting was at the residence of the Sultanate of Oman in Moscow at the initiative of the Arab diplomatic corps.
Events commemorating the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the opening of the new Visitor Education Centre are part of Canada's 150 anniversary of Confederation celebrations in 2017-a pivotal milestone for Canada to connect with our past, celebrate who we are, honour our exceptional achievements and build a legacy for tomorrow.
Detail of Hillary Clinton's pumps. "Then the Comey letter [.] raised serious questions in a lot of people". When asked about the first 100 days of Republican President Donald Trump's administration, Clinton said she didn't "take any pleasure in seeing the kind of chaotic functioning" going on and the "public growing pains", and that she didn't "understand the commitment to hurt so many people that this administration, this White House, seems to be pursuing".
And amid the showy opulence of Mr Trump's Florida residence, Mr Xi and his wife struck a restrained image. It was a chance for the two leaders to address mutual concerns right after Trump's first summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Xi reciprocated Trump's warm words, saying the summit had "uniquely important significance" and thanking Trump for a warm reception. Seoul appears to have carried the brunt of Beijing's anti-THAAD retaliation in recent months through unofficial economic ...
When US President Donald Trump held discussion with his Chinese counterpart about North Korea's nuclear programs, he also explained to Xi Jinping about Washington's position on the US anti-missile system deployment near Seoul, South Korea said on Saturday (8 April).
China is Australia's largest trade partner and its economic importance has grown in the Donald Trump era after the United States president ripped into Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in a decorum-breaking phone call, fraying relations.
But while Trump's White House is taking a harder line - going so far as to hint at the possibility of military action - China is reluctant to crank up the pressure. The extended-range Scud missile suffered an in-flight failure and fell into the sea off North Korea's east coast, according to USA imagery and assessments, the official said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the launch publicly.
Once the frontrunner, the conservative former prime minister's poll ratings have slumped since allegations surfaced that he paid his wife and sons hundreds of thousands of euros of public money for minimal work. In a recent interview with Xinhua, Sciences Po University professor Thomas Guenole saw Macron as "a possible victor by default", although the candidate has never held an elected post and "lacks charisma and is proposing a rather hazy right-left compromise".
Haley then turned her criticism to the United Nations itself, saying it had proved ineffective in dealing with an "illegitimate" regime which she said "has no interest in peace". Whether any of this will change US policy depends on Trump. Haley urged the council at an emergency meeting to immediately approve a resolution drafted by the U.S., Britain and France that condemns and threatens consequences for the use of chemical weapons, especially in Tuesday's attack that killed dozens of ...
The first suspect is a 39-year-old Uzbek national living in Sweden. Police said they had detained one person in a northern Stockholm suburb after earlier circulating a picture of a man wearing a grey hoodie in connection with the investigation.
It is the first time that ISIS has shot down an aircraft operating over the city since an Iraqi air and ground assault, backed by USA -led coalition airpower, began in October 2016. The current phase of the campaign is the most hard as narrow alleyways in the densely populated old city limit the use of artillery, air power and armoured vehicles.
President Donald Trump condemned the attack in a press conference on Wednesday. The missiles were fired from the USS Porter and the USS Ross, which belong to the US Navy's Sixth Fleet and are located in the eastern Mediterranean. We have to accept that our options are limited despite the awfulness of what is happening in Syria. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, meanwhile, canceled his planned Monday visit to Moscow, citing developments in Syria.
Sgt Elchai Teharlev, 20, died at the scene, while the second victim, aged 19, was reportedly lightly injured and taken to hospital in Jerusalem for treatment. At a meeting last week with the Israeli foreign ministry's newly appointed director general, Ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen had stern words for the apartheid state, saying it was failing in its worldwide legal obligations and needed to change policy.
In the current fight over the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court much more is at stake than whether this very conservative jurist will join our nation's highest court. In exit polls, 21 percent of voters called Supreme Court appointments "the most important factor" to their vote, and among those people 56 percent voted for Trump.
First Democrats mounted a filibuster, denying Gorsuch the 60 votes needed to advance to a final vote. In the end, three Democratic senators up for re-election in 2018 in states won by Trump previous year - Indiana's Joe Donnelly, West Virginia's Joe Manchin and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp - broke with their party and voted with Republicans to bring about a confirmation vote, though they opposed the rule change.
As the two leaders wrapped up their meeting on Friday at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, the United States leader said: "We have made tremendous progress in our relationship with China ". But the North Korean foreign ministry reacted furiously to the exercise, branded it "reckless" and said it was driving the Korean peninsula to the "brink of war".
Kejriwal pointed out that the cancellation of AAP's office space was part of a larger plan to completely finish the party. "When Kejriwal launched the Aam Aadmi Party, it was the Lord who gave me wisdom to keep away (from him) or even my reputation would be ruined", Hazare said.
Any thunderstorm will produce frequent lightning. A tornado watch means that conditions are favorable for severe weather. In Georgia, National Weather Service meteorologist Laura Belanger said about 75% of the state could experience severe weather beginning at daybreak and see it increase after 2pm.
In response, Twitter said it was dropping a federal lawsuit against the us government that challenged the request to unmask the users. The defendants have "not come close to making any of those showings", Twitter said according to the complaint .
Many threatened to boycott the soft drink company, accusing the brand of mocking the Black Lives Matter movement. In a tweet , Pepsi said they were "trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding" and further acknowledged they "missed the mark" with their ad.
Iraqi forces drove out IS militants from Tikrit in April 2015. Despite the severe setbacks, ISIS has managed to regularly launch attacks in some Iraqi cities. ISIS has repeatedly targeted civilians with snipers, bombs and shelling in and around Mosul, and seized them for use as human shields. More than 302,000 people have fled Mosul since the start of the offensive, with the International Organization for Migration saying 30,000 people were displaced last week alone.
Xi requested time with Governor Bill Walker (left) Friday night. The two talked trade - Walker told Xi that Alaska could provide the resource-hungry country with a "generation's worth" of liquefied natural gas, according to local media. Census Bureau, making it the state's largest export market. The next top worldwide market was Japan, at almost $820 million, followed by South Korea, at $730 million.
Two Massachusetts cities with large Hispanic populations - Chelsea and Lawrence - have also taken legal action. "It is clear that the Trump administration is trying to intimidate immigrant community members, and those who support them". "Sessions makes it sound as if we're breaking the law". They also vowed to prevent federal agents from accessing their schools and school records, and they openly contemplated employing cities' rarely-used oversight and subpoena powers to investigate federal ...
The 2002 Iraq War vote - the last time Congress passed a war authorization - also loomed over lawmakers, who remembered how then-Sen. "We are prepared to do more, but we hope that will not be necessary", she said . Last night's strike was aimed at a different objective. "President Trump needs to articulate a coherent strategy for dealing with this complex conflict, because the consequences of a misstep are grave".
They did, which prompted Senate Republicans to invoke the so-called "nuclear option" - a change to the Senate rules to break the filibuster and allow a vote on the nomination with a simple majority of senators. There is no reasonable justification for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's failure a year ago to hold a hearing on President Barack Obama's nomination of the moderate and highly qualified Judge Merrick Garland to that seat.
Passersby care for a victim of a terror attack outside British Parliament in London on March 22, 2017. The Metropolitan Police has confirmed that the officer killed in the terrorist attack in Westminster on Wednesday was PC Keith Palmer.
China's anger over Dalai Lama's visit to the disputed regions of Arunachal Pradesh was clearly evident when it issued a warning to India, saying that it will take necessary measures to safeguard its territorial sovereignty. While India governs Arunachal Pradesh, with China claiming an 80,000sqkm area of the state, the communist regime is the de facto administrator of Aksai Chin, bordering both countries to the west.
She said: "He is absolutely a prisoner of his family's expectations, his dead father's looming presence and his delusion, that I believe he now probably could pass a lie detector about, that everyone who opposes him is a terrorist". "Oh, I don't know, maybe you were dropped by immaculate conception?" Earlier in her remarks, Clinton admitted that Syria has been an issue for some time .
Police admitted they did not know if one person or several people were involved. In Finland, police increased patrols in the capital Helsinki. "Our message will always be clear: you will not defeat us, you will not govern our lives, you will never, ever win".
Inspectors on Friday ordered the owner to immediately service the fire alarm and fire sprinkler systems. The third person's body was found Monday. Thirty-six people were killed late a year ago in the Ghost Ship warehouse inferno in the Fruitvale District.
One For Arthur - who became a live contender when winning the Classic Chase at Warwick earlier this season - would also be a wonderful reward for the owners "Two Golf Widows". He will probably be on board the Nicholls-trained Just A Par in the Randox Health Grand National this year. A maximum of 40 runners can line up in the race and any withdrawals will mean horses outside the current top 40 will be allowed to run.
The inquest heard how Mr Cochran died on the bridge after being hit by Khalid Masood's Hyundai i40 alongside Ms Frade who suffered chest and head injuries. As well as the four dead, more than 35 people were injured in the attack. The women, many of whom wore blue to symbolise peace, were joined by supporters who stood in silence for five minutes when Big Ben chimed at 4 PM on Sunday.