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Trump Brands ABC, NBC Polls Fake News

As the shutdown deadline looms, Democrats are digging in against Trump's request to include border wall funding in the federal budget bill. Apparently, only two percent of these voters said that they would vote for Trump instead, while one percent of Trump's voters said that they would switch to voting for Clinton.



Hollande calls on French to back Macron, prevent Le Pen "risk"

Some surveys suggest Mr Macron could win around two-thirds of the vote. She and 39-year-old centrist former banker Emmanuel Macron are leading the polls . In a brief televised message less than 30 minutes after the last polling stations closed, Socialist Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve also urged voters to back Macron "to beat the National Front and block its funereal project of regression for France and of division of the French".


North Korean media issues threat to wipe out US

North Korean media issues threat to wipe out US

North Korean media claimed its weaponry can reach continental USA and Asia Pacific region. A day earlier it said the North's revolutionary forces were "combat-ready to sink the USA nuclear aircraft carrier with a single strike". Kim Sang-Duk, or Tony Kim , was arrested Saturday at Pyongyang's airport as he was about to leave the country after a teaching stint at a university founded by evangelical Christians.


US Defense Secretary Mattis Makes A Stop In Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Mattis Makes A Stop In Afghanistan

The base is the headquarters of the Afghan National Army's 209th Corps, responsible for much of northern Afghanistan, including Kunduz, a province which has seen heavy fighting. The death toll from a Taliban raid on a key army base has exceeded 160, an official said Saturday, the bloodiest single incident in an attack by the resurgent militants since their ouster in 2001.



Tokyo shares rally on French presidential vote

Regardless of the result, the French election is additional proof that voters around the world's democracies are fed up with mainstream establishment parties. Despite Macron's plans to "relaunch the building of Europe", the combined scores of staunch eurosceptics Le Pen, far-left Jean-Luc Melenchon and nationalist Nicolas Dupont-Aignan add up to around 46 percent.


President Trump Looks to Pressure Democrats on Funding for Border Wall

President Trump Looks to Pressure Democrats on Funding for Border Wall

The timing promises a week of high drama on the Hill. Those were the most pressing unresolved issues confronting lawmakers as they returned from a two-week spring recess to face a critical deadline. "We're going to get it paid for one way or the other", Sessions said. Preibus said he believes the spending bill will include "something satisfactory" regarding the funding for the border wall.