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Initial Egypt Election Results Show Landslide Win for Incumbent Sissi

Initial Egypt Election Results Show Landslide Win for Incumbent Sissi At the last election in 2014, turnout was 47 per cent, although el-Sisi won 97 per cent of the overall vote. Imam affirmed that since the beginning of the first day of the election, general coverage has been positive with the exception of some articles by writers in worldwide media outlets that are not accredited with the Egyptian Center for Foreign Correspondents. [Full Article...]

Trump calls out retired justice for 2nd Amendment repeal essay

Trump calls out retired justice for 2nd Amendment repeal essay President Trump went on to say this is why more Republicans need to be elected in 2018, and that the GOP must always hold the Supreme Court. President Trump is standing up for law abiding gun owners by telling gun control advocates the Second Amendment will never be repealed. [Full Article...]

Former Disney Chanel Actress Caroline Sunshine Joins White House Press Team

Former Disney Chanel Actress Caroline Sunshine Joins White House Press Team Sunshine is something of a Young Republican stalwart , with a White House spokesperson bragging to CNN that she's interned for Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), as well as for the College Republican National Committee and the California Republican Party. [Full Article...]

Trump stirs debate with wall-building military

Trump stirs debate with wall-building military Departments, however, have limited authority to reprogram funds without congressional approval. The report said that House Speaker Paul Ryan had little reaction to the proposal and others in Congress cast doubt on the idea of the military paying for it, the Washington Post added. [Full Article...]

Scattered snow and rain showers today

Given the clouds and less cold southeasterly breeze, expect a less cold night with lows likely remaining in the low to mid 30s. The chance of rain showers and snow continues into Friday night , the weather service said. If you are going to the Gulf Coast this week, the wettest and stormiest weather arrives on Thursday into Friday . Moderate showers likely through the afternoon with highs sli... [Full Article...]

Clara Ponsati: ex-Catalan minister says Spanish extradition charges are 'grotesque'

Clara Ponsati: ex-Catalan minister says Spanish extradition charges are 'grotesque' European arrest warrants were reissued last Friday for Ponsati and five other secessionist figures who fled Spain, including former President Carles Puigdemont . Ms Ponsati returned to Scotland earlier this month, having been in Belgium since fleeing Spain with Mr Puigdemont and three other former cabinet members following an unsuccessful bid to declare independence from Spain in October. [Full Article...]

Remains of missing Hollywood actress believed to have been found

Remains of missing Hollywood actress believed to have been found Last week, Shabani's alleged boyfriend, Christopher Spotz , shot and killed himself after leading police on a stolen vehicle chase. "We can not say that conclusively at this point in time because the conditions of the remains prohibited positive identification", Hayes said at a news conference Tuesday at the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) headquarters. [Full Article...]

California county urged to avoid Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit

California county urged to avoid Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit The US Justice Department sued California this month over its immigration laws, a move California's Democratic Governor Jerry Brown said was akin to declaring war on the most populous US state. Officials for other cities in Orange County, including Buena Park, Huntington Beach and Aliso Viejo, have expressed solidarity with Los Alamitos and are considering taking up similar anti-sanctuary ... [Full Article...]

Oldest US Gun Maker Remington Files For Bankruptcy

Oldest US Gun Maker Remington Files For Bankruptcy One possible solution would be to separate Remington's profitable ammunition business from the rest of assets, the PE partner said. In court papers filed with the U.S. Remington has also been sued by individuals claiming some guns are defective, and voluntarily recalled some of its models. The bankruptcy filing comes about a month after the latest mass school shooting. [Full Article...]

At least 64 people, some children, killed in Russian mall fire

At least 64 people, some children, killed in Russian mall fire The report also says that an additional 43 people have been injured in the blaze . The first reports of the fire at the Winter Cherry mall started coming in on Sunday afternoon, reports Sputnik news. Negligence, cost-cutting, corruption, and the thwarting of safety rules are blamed for causing or aggravating the human toll from blazes in Russian Federation, where the death rate from fires is ... [Full Article...]

Cynthia Nixon to Run for Governor of NY

Cynthia Nixon to Run for Governor of NY On Sunday, the editor in chief of Glamour magazine tweeted she signed up the Democratic governor for a subscription after he said he doesn't read the magazine when he was asked to comment about Cynthia Nixon's interview in it. You have to send a loud, clear message that you will not be bullied. Cuomo then pointed out Democratic consultant and former campaign adviser Rabbi Hank Sheinkopf, w... [Full Article...]

Spring snow storm blamed for crashes, downed trees

Spring snow storm blamed for crashes, downed trees The clouds will likely dominate our skies over the next few days, with Wednesday and Thursday likely remaining mostly cloudy , although some breaks of sun are possible from time to time. Highs in the upper 60s and low 70s. Wednesday looks like the wet day of the week, as bands of light to moderate rain slowly traverse the Garden State. [Full Article...]

Slain Holocaust survivor's son tells i24NEWS murder by known attacker unforeseen

Slain Holocaust survivor's son tells i24NEWS murder by known attacker unforeseen Mireille Knoll was found dead in her flat in Paris on Friday after being stabbed to death and then set alight in the anti-Semitic attack . Knoll's death, discovered the same day that a gunman claimed by the Islamic State killed four people including a police officer who exchanged himself for a hostage, has sparked widespread condemnation of religious hatred. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu questioned over corruption allegations

Netanyahu questioned over corruption allegations Netanyahu fell ill in mid-March and cancelled his public schedule for five consecutive days. The Ynet news website said Netanyahu, 68, suffered a throat infection two weeks ago. "The investigation is being carried out with the supervision of the state attorney and with the approval of the attorney general". He has been questioned several times since the start of 2017 and is a suspect in two ... [Full Article...]

Protests and strikes disrupt French public services

Protests and strikes disrupt French public services Flights out of Paris Charles-de-Gaulle, Orly and Beauvais have been cut by a third while Air France has said it is managing to fly 60% of its short-haul flights, 75% of medium-distance and all long-distance flights. Plans to use more contractors and increasingly offer pay based on merit, rather than on experience, are seen by unions as attacks on traditional job security. [Full Article...]

U.S. and European Union to Expel More Than 100 Russian Diplomats

U.S. and European Union to Expel More Than 100 Russian Diplomats The U.S. expulsion order, announced by administration officials, includes 12 people identified as Russian intelligence officers who have been stationed at the United Nations in NY, and also closes the Russian Consulate in Seattle. As well as the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal, who are still fighting for their lives having been found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury on 4 March, Turnbull cite... [Full Article...]

Man holds hostages in French supermarket, claims allegiance to Islamic State

Man holds hostages in French supermarket, claims allegiance to Islamic State He said it was not clear whether he was a committed radical, adding: "It was more of a petty criminal who at a certain moment made a decision to act". With IS seeking to inspire lone-wolf attacks in its name as its self-proclaimed "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq crumbles, Defence Minister Florence Parly said France would not let up in its pressure on the jihadists. [Full Article...]

Turkey to target new town in Syria operation, Erdoğan says

Turkey to target new town in Syria operation, Erdoğan says The EU largely depends on Turkey to curtail the flow of migrants into Europe but has deep concerns over the state of democracy, human rights and freedoms in Turkey that have taken a turn for the worse after a 2016 failed military coup. "Relations are non-existent, so we are starting from a very low point", Asli Aydintasbas, an analyst at the London-based European Council on Foreign Relations, ... [Full Article...]

West Indies lose to Afghanistan in World Cup Qualifier final

West Indies lose to Afghanistan in World Cup Qualifier final I am, however, confident they will pick up the pieces, continue working harder and try to make it right. On a head to head, Afghanistan lead the Windies 2-1, while their one match in St Lucia was a no-result. "I think the nation is going to be so happy today", said Simmons who will now face West Indies in Sunday's final. "It will be nice to actually finish playing in Harare to be honest". [Full Article...]

Iowa family were killed by toxic gas at rented condo in Mexico

Iowa family were killed by toxic gas at rented condo in Mexico An American family of four holidaying in Mexico have died after becoming overwhelmed by toxic gas inside their rental condo. Kevin and Amy Sharp and their two children, 12-year-old Sterling and 7-year-old Adrianna, were found dead last week in the condo they had rented at a resort near Akumal, which is down the Caribbean coast from Cancún. [Full Article...]


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