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Two police officers shot on Champs-Elysees in Paris, French media report

Two police officers shot on Champs-Elysees in Paris, French media report

Reports say the shooter opened fire with a kalashnikov near the Marks & Spencer store on the famous shopping shopping boulevard that is popular with tourists. On Thursday night in Paris, the Avenue des Champs-Elysées has been closed and blocked off by authorities after reports of gunfire. France is in a state of emergency and at its highest possible level of alert since a string of terror attacks that began in 2015, and which have killed over 230 people.


May's Conservatives lead in latest election YouGov poll

May's Conservatives lead in latest election YouGov poll

Now that lawmakers have approved the election, Parliament will be dissolved at midnight on May 2, 25 working days before election day. Under current legislation, parliaments have to sit for five years before new elections take place. Political pundits in Britain are also attributing the move as a direct attack on a weakened Opposition, the Labour party under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.


Mullins Cheese picks up dairy farmers terminated by Grassland

Mullins Cheese picks up dairy farmers terminated by Grassland

Ottawa operates a supply-managed system that tightly controls production and imports to support prices. Trade lawyer Lawrence Herman is no fan of supply management. "There has been no change in regulation". "It works really well, it provides a stable supply of milk, it supplies us with a stable income". Numerous companies that previously purchased ultra-filtered milk from Cayuga Milk Ingredients and other US producers have made investments to manufacture the product on their own.


Trump seeks to improve ties with Russian Federation from current 'all-time low'

Trump seeks to improve ties with Russian Federation from current 'all-time low'

Russian Federation has criticized previous investigations carried out by the OPCW and the United Nations which blamed the Syrian government for at least three chemical weapons attacks without visiting the sites. The resolution required the Syrian government to cooperate fully with the investigation, providing records and data including flight logs from April 4th and access to air bases for inspection to gather evidence.


Thousands of refugees rescued from the Mediterranean over the weekend

Thousands of refugees rescued from the Mediterranean over the weekend

Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa fleeing war and poverty have created an opportunity for smugglers, who calculate migrants will be picked up by rescue boats after entering worldwide waters 12 nautical miles off Libya's coast. "In 2017, the sea continues to be a graveyard", it said. Christopher Catrambone, the group's founder, said: "Nobody has ever seen anything like what we are witnessing this weekend.