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World Marine Le Pen facing jail after posting images of terror atrocities
Author: 0 Marine Le Pen facing jail after posting images of terror atrocities

The tweets, written shortly after the 2015 Paris attacks, showed executions carried out by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Daesh) members. Le Pen had refused to attend a police interview over the investigation by police in the Paris suburb of Nanterre, citing her status as an MEP. In the presidential election second round run-off, Ms Le Pen won a third of votes, almost double her father's share in the 2002 election.

World Sridevi cremated today as friends and fans pay tributes to Bollywood's 'Chandni'
Author: 0 Sridevi cremated today as friends and fans pay tributes to Bollywood's 'Chandni'

On Wednesday, Sri Devi's husband, Boney Kapoor , released a heartfelt letter in which he bid farewell to his wife and thanked all her fans and well-wishers for their support during this time. Crowds gathered outside her Mumbai home to pay their last respects ahead of the funeral, which will was scheduled to take place in the city later Wednesday local time, the BBC reported .

World Illini feels power of Hawkeyes in Big Ten tourney
Author: 0 Illini feels power of Hawkeyes in Big Ten tourney

Here are five takeaways from the Illini loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes. Palmer Jr. averages 17.4 points per game, leading the Huskers in scoring and is fifth in scoring in the Big Ten. 28. In this season of games every few days, six days feels like an extended vacation. Johnson and fellow seniors Collin Hartman and Tim Priller have already played two games in Madison Square Garden.

Author: 0 Here's what will be written on Rev. Billy Graham's tombstone

Rev. Graham's funeral services on Friday will be held at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte. "It was Mr. Graham's explicit intent that his funeral service reflect and reinforce the Gospel message he preached for more than 60 years", said Mark DeMoss , spokesman for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

World Taliban must quit violence before any peace talks: Pentagon
Author: 0 Taliban must quit violence before any peace talks: Pentagon

Votel said the USA has started to see an increase in communication, information sharing and actions on the ground in response to specific USA requests. It said that the UN Mission recognizes the inclusive consultations to build a national consensus on peace conducted by the government and the High Peace Council before the conference as an important part of any national peace process, adding that the UN looks forward to the further and deeper involvement of Afghan women in all future dialogue ...

World Passenger suffers burns after cell phone catches fire on plane
Author: 0 Passenger suffers burns after cell phone catches fire on plane

The aircraft was not damaged and the passenger was not badly hurt. "In general terms, they're not uncommon, because there have had to be rules made for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7", said Smith, referencing a phone that was recently banned from certain flights because of a risk of catching fire.

World McMaster could leave the White House by the end of the month
Author: 0 McMaster could leave the White House by the end of the month

CNN reported last week , citing a half dozen unnamed administration and defense officials, that McMaster was considering options to return to the military. Mr McMaster and Mr Trump butted heads recently, which could prove to be one of the deciding factors in his dismissal. Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn , resigned amid controversy over his contact with Russian officials within a month of taking the job.

World Under High Wind Watch Beginning At 7 pm Thursday
Author: 0 Under High Wind Watch Beginning At 7 pm Thursday

It's in these warmer spots that the air will become more unstable, so there is a risk of isolated severe storms. The sun will come back out, but the main issue will be the wind. The strongest winds will occur early Friday morning through Friday afternoon. While most of us are trying to look ahead toward spring a powerful nor'easter is bringing unsafe winds, rain and even a few snowflakes in our direction.

World And Russia, US hold more than 90%
Author: 0 And Russia, US hold more than 90%

It was unclear if he had a particular Russian ally, such as Syria, in mind, but his comments looked like a warning to Washington not to use tactical battlefield nuclear weapons . Megyn Kelly nabbed an exclusive interview with Russian president Vladimir Putin , speaking with the Russian president on the heels of his ominous unveiling of nuclear-capable weapons that he claimed to be "unstoppable".

World Trump calls on Congress to tighten gun laws
Author: 0 Trump calls on Congress to tighten gun laws

The White House has to put some meat on the bones. In fact, Toomey is one of the most high-profile Republicans on gun legislation , and the bill was opposed by the NRA . "And we can't do it", Murphy said. However, with the backing of the president, the Manchin-Toomey bill could make a comeback. Trump's session with the governors will be the latest in which he solicits ideas for stopping gun violence at schools as the White House works to finalize an expected legislative ...

World North Korean Freight Carriers Suffer Growing Losses Under Sanctions
Author: 0 North Korean Freight Carriers Suffer Growing Losses Under Sanctions

Yun had worked in the position, which is held concurrently with the role of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Japan and Korea , since 2016. A North Korean official told South Korea this week that the door was open for dialogue, and Washington said it was willing to talk while maintaining its stance of maximum pressure on Pyongyang.

World Arizona school suspends students who walked out to protest gun violence
Author: 0 Arizona school suspends students who walked out to protest gun violence

Kyle Kennedy, a spokesperson for the Polk County School District, said part of the goal is to give students a chance to talk about what they're experiencing. "It's not something we want to promote, but we're certainly not going to take our students' rights away". I want to assure you that as principal, I am committed to taking every precaution to keep Henry Clay High School a safe place to learn and work.

World The heroes of PyeongChang 2018
Author: 0 The heroes of PyeongChang 2018

Siblings bag a bronze in figure skating . Athletes were only allowed to compete as " Olympic Athletes from Russia " (which is why you've been seeing the initials O.A.R. Team USA played Canada, and brought home their first gold in the event after twenty years. The game ended in a nail-biting shootout against Canada.

World Lawsuit claims Google failed to prevent sexual harassment
Author: 0 Lawsuit claims Google failed to prevent sexual harassment

Plaintiff [Lee] had never spoken to that co-worker before". "Google's bro-culture contributed to Plaintiff's suffering frequent sexual harassment and gender discrimination, for which Google failed to take corrective action", the lawsuit read.

World Missing Virginia mother's body found; police investigating as homicide
Author: 0 Missing Virginia mother's body found; police investigating as homicide

John's 3-year-old daughter and 1-year-old son alone inside the house, and no sign of St. John, per Maj. The sheriff's office also confirmed that a man, 23-year-old Alvin B. Prior to finding St. John, police determined a struggle took place by her vehicle, CBS reports . Keyser was an acquaintance of St. John but their relationship was still being investigated.

World HUD spent $31000 on a dining set for Ben Carson's office
Author: 0 HUD spent $31000 on a dining set for Ben Carson's office

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy , R-S.C., announced Wednesday an investigation into allegations of excessive spending to decorate the office of Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson .

World U.S. state officials offer Delta new home amid NRA blowback
Author: 0 U.S. state officials offer Delta new home amid NRA blowback

Delta is headquartered in Atlanta and is reportedly seeking approval from the state for a tax break for fuel, which expired several years ago. "Corporations can not attack conservatives and expect us not to fight back", Cagle wrote. He said he has to govern based on principles, and now Delta has a choice to make. Cagle scoffed at the notion that the Atlanta-based airline would relocate there, arguing that Georgia offers the most business-friendly policies in the nation.

World Slow bleed: Trump aide Hicks the latest to leave White House
Author: 0 Slow bleed: Trump aide Hicks the latest to leave White House

Hicks testified before the House Intelligence Committee yesterday as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election. During the nine-hour interview, Ms Hicks acknowledged that she had occasionally told " white lies " for Mr Trump, but she said she had not lied about anything relevant to the Russian Federation investigation.

World Death toll in Egypt's train accident rises to 15
Author: 0 Death toll in Egypt's train accident rises to 15

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail ordered the transport minister to visit the scene and take action as details of the causes of the accident emerge, a Cabinet statement said. Ministry of Transportation stated that the reason of the accident could not be ascertained. The Egyptian president lamented that his country loses at least 5,000 lives in traffic accidents every year.

World Bobby Brown Doesn't Think Whitney Houston Died From Drugs
Author: 0 Bobby Brown Doesn't Think Whitney Houston Died From Drugs

Along with cocaine, toxicology tests found marijuana, the anti-anxiety drug Xanax, the muscle relaxant Flexeril and the allergy medicine Benadryl in Houston's body when she died, a coroner's report stated , concluding the prescription drugs "did not contribute to the death".

World 2222 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin region — Turkish military
Author: 0 2222 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin region — Turkish military

He said Muslim has vowed to participate in all extradition proceedings requested by Turkey. Saleh Muslim has been involved in recent years in terrorist attacks in Turkey. Because what is happening in Afrin is not just clashes where no distinction is made between civilians and terrorists, but rather the operation against terrorist organisations who are targeting Syria's unity and Turkey's national security", Aksoy said.

World Next Battlefield Game Will Bring Series Back to World War II
Author: 0 Next Battlefield Game Will Bring Series Back to World War II

EA announced plans to release a new Battlefield game in 2018 shortly before the studio released their much-maligned Star Wars: Battlefront II previous year. The last Battlefield interestingly tackled World War I . Now, it seems as if the next Battlefield will move forward in time but still stay stuck in the past.

World North Korea is selling chemical weapons equipment to Syria, report says
Author: 0 North Korea is selling chemical weapons equipment to Syria, report says

The components included acid-resistant tiles, valves , thermometers , and other supplies. Details about North Korea's alleged shipments to Syria were first reported by the New York Times and Britain's Express newspaper. After Sunday's attacks, ambulance drivers, health authorities, and civilians reported the use of chlorine gas in the bombardment, resulting in the death of at least one child.

World Metro Detroit Weather: Rain and a cool down
Author: 0 Metro Detroit Weather: Rain and a cool down

South wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. Rain and possibly snow showers are expected Thursday night and after midnight, but little to no snow accumulation is expected. South wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Our next best chance of rain is on Monday , and we will have slight precipitation chances heading into the middle of the week.

World UN Mission Recognizes Afghan Government Willingness to Negotiate
Author: 0 UN Mission Recognizes Afghan Government Willingness to Negotiate

He also called on the Taliban to come to the negotiation table."Only through political settlement can we achieve enduring peace, and I call upon all ranks of Taliban to engage in an intra-Afghan dialogue", Ghani said. and let's bring stability to this country", Ghani said. " The Taliban show awareness of these contextual shifts and seem to be engaged in a debate on the implications of acts of violence for their future", he said.

World Church ceremony involving AR-15 rifles causes controversy
Author: 0 Church ceremony involving AR-15 rifles causes controversy

Moon speaks regularly on YouTube alongside an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and arrived at Wednesday's celebration accompanied by three armed men in fatigues. But coming on the heels of the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, the ceremony rubbed emotions raw. "It's scaring people in the community, " one protester told a church member.

World Ellen DeGeneres Moves Jimmy Kimmel to Tears With Touching Surprise
Author: 0 Ellen DeGeneres Moves Jimmy Kimmel to Tears With Touching Surprise

By now, you probably already know the story of comedian Jimmy Kimmel's young son Billy . During their conversation, DeGeneres tells Kimmel she has a special surprise for him. Kimmel told DeGeneres he wants to be appropriate and respectful, but also - and more important - amusing. Then, the cameras revealed the room, which had a recently-added sign that had "In Honor of Billy Kimmel " written on it.

World Wild finish as Miami stuns No. 9 North Carolina
Author: 0 Wild finish as Miami stuns No. 9 North Carolina

It went in to give Miami a 91-88 victory. Miami , which lost a 13-point second-half lead in an 83-75 loss at home to fifth-ranked Duke on January 15, didn't collapse in Chapel Hill. I got it. I looked at the clock when I was dribbling upcourt and it said 3 seconds left. Berry and Pinson both went through their own individual struggles during their respective freshman seasons.

World Church of the Sepulcher Reopens as Israeli State Halts Tax Move
Author: 0 Church of the Sepulcher Reopens as Israeli State Halts Tax Move

CBN News reports, the Church is located on the site believed to be where Jesus was crucified and resurrected. The Times of Israel has reported that the city has a low-tax revenue because a large percentage of residents do not work, including ultra-Orthodox Jews and Palestinian Arabs.

World Police officer tells trial Kim Jong Nam feared for his life
Author: 0 Police officer tells trial Kim Jong Nam feared for his life

His true birth date was in 1941. A Japanese newspaper claimed six years ago that the North Korean leader had travelled to Tokyo as a small child using a Brazilian passport. Each picture on the passport bears striking resemblance to both members of North Korea's ruling family. While he admitted of knowing that Hong, also known as Chang, had obtained a stay and entry permit from Indonesia's Home Affairs Ministry, he denied any knowledge that Hong was a North Korean representative in ...

World Michael Wolff Awkwardly Ends On-Air Interview When Confronted About Trump Affair Claims
Author: 0 Michael Wolff Awkwardly Ends On-Air Interview When Confronted About Trump Affair Claims

As you see from the tweet, Fordham's claim is that Wolff could hear him loud and clear. He was "absolutely sure", until he walked it back a week ago and said he wasn't sure. Fordham's co-host Georgie Gardner noted: 'Gee, that was an unfortunate question to miss, wasn't it?' " I sat in the White House on the couch listening, I wasn't supposed to overhear this, but they were standing right there ", he said.

World Rahul points fingers at Nitish over Muzaffarpur accident
Author: 0 Rahul points fingers at Nitish over Muzaffarpur accident

Baitha, who also sustained injuries in the Saturday's accident, was sent to Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) for treatment in police custody. Nine children were killed and many others injured after his auto mowed into a crowd on Saturday afternoon.

World Wash. Gov tells Trump: We need less tweeting, more listening
Author: 0 Wash. Gov tells Trump: We need less tweeting, more listening

During his remarks, Governor Inslee also suggested the President looks at Washington state's recently passed extreme risk protection order initiative, approved by voters in 2016. On Friday, Washington State's powerful teachers' union WEA issued a statement opposing the idea. Inslee reflected on what he said he has heard from teachers .

World US, Britain, France, Germany condemn Iran, warn to stop arming Houthi militia
Author: 0 US, Britain, France, Germany condemn Iran, warn to stop arming Houthi militia

Defending the purely technical proposal, that omits any mention of Iran and extends sanctions up to February, 2019, Nebenzia said that its " apolitical " nature is what is necessary to achieve the much-needed unity at the UNSC. A Saudi-led coalition supported by the United States has been fighting the Iran-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen since 2015 to try to restore president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to power.

World The Wait Is Over For Sunday Alcohol Sales
Author: 0 The Wait Is Over For Sunday Alcohol Sales

Starting this Sunday, Hoosiers will be able to buy carryout alcohol between noon and 8 p.m.at liquor stores, convenience stores, pharmacies and big box retailers across the state. Liquor store owners long opposed lifting the ban because they faced an additional day of expenses while expecting little increase in sales. Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) wrote the bill and says the timing was right.

World Missouri has the 6th highest lung cancer rate in the nation
Author: 0 Missouri has the 6th highest lung cancer rate in the nation

According to the report, South Dakota ranks 12th out of 50 states with a lung cancer incidence of 58 per 100,000 people. Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer in the United States, and in DE, it is expected to claim the lives of almost 600 people in 2018.

World Jared Kushner loses access to top level meetings
Author: 0 Jared Kushner loses access to top level meetings

Here was Jared Kushner's Tuesday afternoon: He saw his security clearance get downgraded after months of pressure for the White House to pull his access to top-secret intelligence. President Donald Trump's son Eric Trump , who does not work for the administration and has taken over Trump Organization operations from his father, is also quoted in the release without a title, saying, "Brad is an unbelievable talent and was pivotal to our success in 2016".

World 11 fall ill after suspicious mail opened at Virginia military base
Author: 0 11 fall ill after suspicious mail opened at Virginia military base

Eleven people reported feeling ill after the letter was opened. The FBI and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service will be conducting a joint investigation, according to the Marine Corps . "The envelope with the unknown substance was received today at the base Meyer-Henderson Hall". Law enforcement said the text of the letter was "derogatory" and "ranting".

World Fighting continues in Syrian rebel enclave despite truce
Author: 0 Fighting continues in Syrian rebel enclave despite truce

Russian Federation accused rebels of attacking government forces with artillery and small arms fire in the Hazrama and Nashabia settlements during the "pause". " I would like to express hope that the opposition [groups] that, according to the UN data, continue to shell Damascus, would take responsibility and put up with the necessity to comply with the UN Security Council's demands ", the minister said during a joint conference with his French counterpart, Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Moscow on ...

World Supreme Court Denies Trump's Request To Expedite DREAMers Case
Author: 0 Supreme Court Denies Trump's Request To Expedite DREAMers Case

The Obama-era program first created in 2012 has protected almost 700,000 young people who came to the U.S.as children from deportation and granted them work permits. A majority of the court's active judges were appointed by Democratic presidents. "It's a very, very sad thing". "So DACA's going back, and we'll see what happens from there", Trump said.

World Florida sheriff defends leadership
Author: 0 Florida sheriff defends leadership

The school is scheduled to reopen to students on Wednesday. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has said that Peterson should have entered the school and killed the shooter. The agency confirmed it would begin the probe immediately. There's 17 dead people and a whole list of things your department could've done differently.

World Detroit Lions give franchise tag to DE Ezekiel Ansah
Author: 0 Detroit Lions give franchise tag to DE Ezekiel Ansah

Ansah, the fifth pick of the 2013 draft by the Lions, will be a key piece of Patricia's defense along with cornerback Darius Slay and linebacker Jarrad Davis. The Lions hope to get Kerry Hyder back in 2018. If a player such as Marcus Davenport or Harold Landry is available at No. 20 in April's draft, Detroit should strongly consider taking one of those players.

World Philippine chief justice takes leave, not resign
Author: 0 Philippine chief justice takes leave, not resign

Sereno is facing an impeachment complaint filed by lawyer Larry Gadon who accused her of violation of the Constitution, betrayal of public trust and corruption. A vote of at least one-third of the members of the House, or 98 out of 292 congressmen, will then kick off an impeachment trial at the Senate, which will determine whether Ms Sereno is guilty or not.

World Ex-Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi quits NDA, joins Bihar grand alliance
Author: 0 Ex-Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi quits NDA, joins Bihar grand alliance

He made the announcement after the leader of opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and eldest son of Lalu Prasad and former health minister Tejpratap Yadav called on him at his Strand road residence here this morning. The soft-spoken Manjhi, however, clearly told them that he would not change his mind, said a HAM leader. But access to this vote will give RJD and Congress a foothold in the Mahadalit vote bank, assiduously nurtured by Nitish over the past 15 years - preparing the ground for a ...

World Lawmakers to meet with President Trump on gun laws
Author: 0 Lawmakers to meet with President Trump on gun laws

When asked if the legislation should be reconsidered in its current form, Ryan said: "We obviously think the Senate should take our whole bill but if the Senate can not do that then we'll discuss and cross that bridge when we get to it". Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Monday said Mr. Cornyn's bill is not enough and called for a measure that would expand the checks themselves to cover almost all gun sales.

Author: 0 N.Korean delegation returns home after Winter Olympics

Kim Yong Chol, who Seoul believes masterminded two attacks in 2010 that killed 50 South Koreans, was in South Korea for the end of the Olympics. The measures - aimed at disrupting North Korean shipping companies and vessels - are aimed to heighten pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a USA treasury department statement said.

World North Carolina Man Broadcasts His Own Killing On Facebook Live
Author: 0 North Carolina Man Broadcasts His Own Killing On Facebook Live

Police have not announced any relationship between Colson and Robinson. In the seconds leading up to his death on Monday , Prentis was talking on Facebook Live about his desire to move from Charlotte to Atlanta, when suddenly a figure in a blue jacket appears in the frame.