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Trump marks 100th day in office with Pennsylvania campaign rally

Trump marks 100th day in office with Pennsylvania campaign rally

Trump has begun his presidency by casting off his moorings to the hard right while keeping true believers such as Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the forefront and the rhetoric of jobs, jobs, jobs constantly resounding. For example, in Obama's first midterm election in 2010, he had a Trump like 44 percent approval rating . In addition to the visit to the Ames tool factory, which has been manufacturing shovels since 1774, the president will hold one of his signature campaign rallies in ...


Emmanuel Macron clings on to lead in tense French election race

Emmanuel Macron clings on to lead in tense French election race

French voters are like fish, like eels - very slippery.”. Also Wednesday, the Grand Mosque of Lyon issued an appeal urging Muslims to cast ballots instead of isolating themselves, "so that all the children of France, regardless of their skin color, their origins or their religion, are fully involved in the future of their country".



France calls for firm reaction after North Korea's missile test

Tensions between North Korea and the U.S. are rising, meaning the east-Asian country has become more of a concern. US and South Korean officials said the test, from an area north of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, appeared to have failed, in what would be a fourth successive unsuccessful missile test since March.



Palestinian Authority halts its payments for Israeli electricity for Gaza

Koplow credits the United States and Israel's aid to the West Bank for keeping it from becoming "a haven for terrorism and a launching ground for rocket attacks", as is the case with Gaza, another territory occupied by Palestinians. Palestinians protesters block a major West Bank road used by both Palestinians and Israeli settlers in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners, 'Izbat Tabib, Qalqilya, West Bank , April 27, 2017.


Afghan Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign Over Deadly Attack

Afghan Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign Over Deadly Attack

A senior USA military official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence on the issue, said the Russians have increased their supply of equipment and small arms to the Taliban over the past 18 months. Afghan government sources confirmed Mattis visit to the country. The defence ministry said the attackers were all killed. Trump's administration is considering whether to make changes to the USA mission training and advising Afghan forces, and conducting raids against ...


Woman, two children killed in Coquitlam, BC highway crash

Woman, two children killed in Coquitlam, BC highway crash

Dan Guilfoyle of Coquitlam RCMP. Police told Global News three vehicles were involved in the crash that injured five people and killed three. The extent of their injuries is unknown. The coroner is also at the scene. Following the accident, Lougheed was closed for several hours between Pitt River Road and Chilko Drive/Como Lake Road.