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World News Strikes in France: Emmanuel Macron's Approval Rates Falls, 200000 Protest Reforms
Author: 0 Strikes in France: Emmanuel Macron's Approval Rates Falls, 200000 Protest Reforms

This includes a 30 per cent reduction in flights at Paris Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports, as well as Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes and Toulouse. "We're never happy when things change, yet we want things to change - that's the paradox of France", he tweeted last week. France's once fearsome unions have regularly forced governments into policy U-turns in the past, but Macron and his ministers have vowed not to yield to the pressure despite the prospect of months of disruption.

World News Why is Trump so afraid of Russia?
Author: 0 Why is Trump so afraid of Russia?

White House officials did not dispute the report, but said whoever leaked it could be subject to dismissal. He was also concerned about the leak as he believed continuing to leak things out is unsafe. He defended his call on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. "We recognise that the 2018 midterm, and future elections, are clearly potential targets for Russian hacking attempts", she said.

World News In Sacramento, Protesters Shut Down Freeway And Block Entrance To Kings Game
Author: 0 In Sacramento, Protesters Shut Down Freeway And Block Entrance To Kings Game

Five minutes after the last bullet is fired, officers make their way over to Clark to check on him. "But that could be more the product of hope than reality", he said, with the officers still in shock and anxious about their own safety. Then police opened fire, CNN reports . But another video taken from the helicopter does not show the alleged break-in. Officers initially claimed they believed Clark had a gun - and later alleged they were under the impression he had a "tool bar".

World News Peru's Congress formally accepts resignation of president
Author: 0 Peru's Congress formally accepts resignation of president

Kuczynski , a 79-year-old former Wall Street banker who once held USA citizenship, promised a constitutional and orderly transition of power and blamed his departure on the opposition's persistent efforts to depict him as corrupt. Former Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski waves to supporters Thursday outside the government palace and presidential residence. He and nine other lawmakers had split from Popular Force in December after breaking with the party during a previous impeachment ...

World News Senate passes marijuana legalization bill on second reading
Author: 0 Senate passes marijuana legalization bill on second reading

The 33 Conservative senators, however, generally vote in a bloc and with roughly a dozen mainly Independent senators travelling for committee work at the moment, it was unclear up until the vote happened whether the government would be able to get enough votes to move the bill forward.

World News English football must address racism, says Southgate
Author: 0 English football must address racism, says Southgate

When I look at people like Trent [Alexander-Arnold], who I looked at in America with the U17s a few years ago, it's brilliant to see them come through. In a press conference dominated by off-field and extra-curricular matters, Southgate was also quizzed on the lack of a ethnic diversity in his coaching staff.

World News Industry Sounds Off on Trump's Actions Against China
Author: 0 Industry Sounds Off on Trump's Actions Against China

However, this is only the case "if it works hard with USA on China isolation but it will still be very costly for Singapore as China is a major trading partner", she said. In the past, Beijing has reacted angrily to such moves, saying they are provocative. In December 2017, China imported 22 million gallons of US ethanol, accounting for 13 percent of USA exports that month.

World News European Union leaders agree Brexit guidelines but set deadline on Ireland
Author: 0 European Union leaders agree Brexit guidelines but set deadline on Ireland

Since having to lower what her officials say were unreasonably high expectations among some Brexit supporters for the transition deal, or in her words an implementation period, May is trying to manage hopes for the final deal. The European Council also formally adopted a seven page document setting out the EU 27's guidelines for the next round of Brexit negotiations - in less than half a minute, according to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

World News WATCH Terrifying Fire at Dublin Hotel
Author: 0 WATCH Terrifying Fire at Dublin Hotel

More than 150 guests staying in the Metro hotel have been safely evacuated and there are no reports of any injuries. It is understood the building has hotel rooms and private rental apartments. There are up to 20 units battling the fire and nearby roads have been closed. Witness John Sheridan said "at least five floors" seemed to be on fire near the top of the tower as authorities confirmed the fire is across "a number of storeys".

World News Virginia cities to join Saturday's March For Our Lives
Author: 0 Virginia cities to join Saturday's March For Our Lives

Mostly high school students from area schools and some UVA students will board buses to the nations capital to make their voices heard on the issue of gun violence. The survivors of the Florida shooting "have created a movement that is going to shift the conversation on gun violence", Gonzalez said. Additionally, Taylor said March for Our Lives aims to raise awareness for recent gun violence and the young lives lost as a result.

World News US to sue China at WTO for alleged trade law violations
Author: 0 US to sue China at WTO for alleged trade law violations

The U.S. officially cut ties with Taiwan in 1979 when it recognized China . Though White House plans remain fluid, the president is expected to announce steep tariffs on around $50 billion in Chinese products along with restrictions on Chinese investment in the US created to mirror limits faced by Americans investing in China , industry executives said .

World News State Department Approves $1 Billion Arms Sale With Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 State Department Approves $1 Billion Arms Sale With Saudi Arabia

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the sale when a reporter asked about the civilian deaths in Yemen, according to The Associated Press. But if the Trump administration doesn't use its influence with Saudi Arabia to help stop the suffering in Yemen, Congress should use its power over the federal purse to send the Saudis a message of its own.

World News Trade War Unsettles Stocks in US, China
Author: 0 Trade War Unsettles Stocks in US, China

After Trump announced the move, China's Ministry of Commerce said that it was proposing tariffs of its own on 128 products from the USA, like nuts, wine and pork, that it valued at about $ 3 billion . As equities took a beating, the yen, often sought in times of market turmoil, rallied against the dollar. The euro was up 0.4 percent at $1.2345 while the dollar fell 0.2 percent at 105.08 yen.

World News Sessions moves to criminalize possession of bump stocks
Author: 0 Sessions moves to criminalize possession of bump stocks

The proposed rule change would alter regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives . Among their demands was a ban on bump stocks. Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured more than 700 using a variety of automatic weapons when he rained down gunfire on the Route 91 Music Festival from his suite at the Mandalay Bay Casino.

World News Koreas, US end '1.5-track' talks
Author: 0 Koreas, US end '1.5-track' talks

It is also expected to lay the groundwork for meeting between Kim and US Presidsent Donald Trump sometime before the end of May. Soul, Mar. 24 (BNA): North Korea has accepted South Korea's proposal to hold high-level talks on March 29 to discuss the date and agenda items for an inter-Korean summit slated for late April, South Korea's Ministry of Unification said today.

World News Melania posts White House snap with Trump, amid Playboy model affair claims
Author: 0 Melania posts White House snap with Trump, amid Playboy model affair claims

The hypocrisy accusation comes from her husband often being called America's most prominent internet troll, someone who uses social media for name-calling and negativity, Bennett wrote. Natalie and her little sister Celia traveled from Clarksburg, Maryland, to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to bake cookies for the first lady. The president's marriage is likely to remain the subject of public fascination - as are most White House unions.

Author: 0 5 facts about John Bolton, Trump's new national security adviser

His 1997 book , "Dereliction of Duty", was harshly critical of the military's top brass for passively backing a strategy in Vietnam, advanced by the White House, that they knew would not lead to victory. This morning, reported Arutz Sheva , Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) congratulated Bolton on the appointment, hailing the former ambassador as a "true friend of Israel", and claiming that " President Trump continues to appoint true friends of Israel to senior ...

Author: 0 Russian Assures England Fans Of Safety At World Cup

The events in the year leading up to the beginning of World War Two have been recalled in a new book from the perspective of one of Hitler's closest confidants, Hermann Goering. Russia's Ambassador to Britain insisted Thursday that England football fans will be safe at the 2018 World Cup, despite a raging diplomatic crisis between London and Moscow .

World News European Union slams Turkey's military offensive in northern Syrian town of Afrin
Author: 0 European Union slams Turkey's military offensive in northern Syrian town of Afrin

Turkey alleged that YPG was associated with outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ), demanding separate land in Turkey. Both were reduced to near rubble in fighting between the Syrian regime and rebel forces or against ISIS . An official from the local Kurdish authority said Kurdish forces were present across the Afrin region and would "strike the positions of the Turkish enemy and its mercenaries at every opportunity".

World News Three Students Arrested at Parkland, Fla., High School Where Shooting Occurred
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When his mother arrived, she asked him why he did that and he responded "Because I don't have anything else to do". He was taken into custody Monday evening and is reportedly being held at the same jail where Nikolas is being housed. The Broward County Sheriff's Office said the teen's actions interfered with school function and disturbed the peace. Deputy Moises Carotti will be off the job while the incident is investigated.

World News The Parkland students ride wave of support before march
Author: 0 The Parkland students ride wave of support before march

Some of the students being transported thanks to the New England Patriots , were injured in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 staffers and students dead. Cruz's attorneys argued that the bond was unusually high for the kind of misdemeanor Cruz was charged with. Sanseverino, 16, said she wants to pursue a career in child psychology, with the aim of helping children before they become so troubled they turn to violence.

World News Cambridge Analytica claims audit will confirm it deleted Facebook data
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica claims audit will confirm it deleted Facebook data

Facebook users like Bremser say they're not overly concerned but are conscious of who's getting their information. That may explain why many Facebook users are deleting their accounts. "Inside the company - and outside the company - people are very upset". Another major advertising agency, M&C Saatchi, said its clients were going to exert real pressure on Facebook .

Author: 0 Congress passes new $1.3 trillion spending bill

The tweet openly contradicted two days worth of on-the-record comments from officials in the White House , ranging from the press secretary to the vice president, that defended the omnibus as a "win" for the American people. The question is whether it will be approved before midnight Friday night. That would likely be brief, but still embarrass Republicans controlling the White House and Congress.

World News Virat Kohli to play County Cricket instead of historic Test against Afghanistan?
Author: 0 Virat Kohli to play County Cricket instead of historic Test against Afghanistan?

Skipper Virat Kohli is not the only Indian cricketer looking to better his Test performance. With an abysmal Test record in England - 134 runs from 5 Tests at an average of 13.40 - Kohli had a awful time during India's 5-Test series against England in 2014 when the visitors suffered a 3-1 series loss despite drawing the 1st Test and winning the 2nd Test at Lord's.

World News Trump Standing Up to China's Exploitation of US
Author: 0 Trump Standing Up to China's Exploitation of US

As countless observers again panic over the possibility of an imminent trade war , China is warning that it is prepared to retaliate against planned punitive actions by Washington. Argentina, Australia, Brazil, the member countries of the European Union, and South Korea have now joined Canada and Mexico on the temporary exemption list.

World News #Enough: It's time to talk about gun control
Author: 0 #Enough: It's time to talk about gun control

Finally, no one should know who these teachers are. "This is an authentically student-led movement, from the message to the formation of the program, up and down". They include actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal, a human rights lawyer; actress and media mogul Oprah Winfrey; director Steven Spielberg and his actress wife, Kate Capshaw; and film producer Jeffrey Katzenberg and his wife, Marilyn.

Author: 0 Rajya Sabha election results: BJP wins in UP, loses Jharkhand

Veerendra Kumar secured 89 votes as against the 40 votes the Congress candidate got. Other candidates, including SP's actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan won with the help of first preference votes. A calculation of tallies show that the BJP's strength in the 245-member House will go from the existing 58 to 69 and that of the Congress will fall from 54 to 50 when the new MPs take oath next week.

World News Donald Trump moves to limit most transgender individuals from military service
Author: 0 Donald Trump moves to limit most transgender individuals from military service

The White House said Defence Secretary Jim Mattis had found that individuals with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria presented a risk to military effectiveness. In the memo, published by the Secretary of Defense James Mattis , Trump stated , "The Secretary of Defense, and the Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to the U.S.