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by | April 19, 2017 | 08:47

If the top candidate gets more than 50%, they win outright; if no one gets more than 50%, the top two candidates will face off in a runoff. "It was absolutely important to win this seat, and we think that this victory sends a very important message", said Jack Pandol, spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:47

During the daily White House press briefing, Spicer incorrectly claimed on Tuesday that Hitler didn't use chemical weapons during World War II. "Spicer managed to make Assad look good", Stern argued, noting after Spicer made those remarks, the conversation shifted focus from the atrocities committed by Assad's regime.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:45

Anyone earning more than $NZ73,000 would be classed as highly skilled. "In that instance I'm concerned about the prospect of a migrant being forced to leave after three years, after they have worked hard to develop a core set of skills, just for the farmer to have to employee another migrant because there were no New Zealanders available", Andrew says.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:41

Ryan got free in the zone, tapping it in on assists by Kyle Turris and Erik Karlsson . It is the second straight game in the series that has gone to overtime, with Dion Phaneuf scoring 1:59 in Saturday's extra period to send the Sens to a 4-3 victory in Game 2.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:40

Almost 9,000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this past long weekend, after setting out from Libya on unseaworthy boats to try to reach southern Italy and a gateway to Europe, U.N. Frontex has essentially accused them of encouraging smugglers to set migrants off in increasing numbers and on increasingly flimsy vessels, since rescue is so close at hand.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:39

But, he added, "We are not saying that we are the ones who are going to affect that change". The Russian and Iranian presidents have condemned in a phone call "aggressive" US actions against Syria, the Kremlin says. And we'd better have strategies as to how to handle those places once we have won it. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (Photo by AFP) "It reminds me of the situation in 2003 when the United States and Britain, along with some of their allies, attacked Iraq", the top ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:37

Last month, investigators discovered a mass grave in the state containing hundreds of human skulls; the condition of the remains suggested that the victims might have been killed years ago. At the time he denied having links to phantom businesses that allegedly won state contracts, and said he had not stolen a single peso of state money or diverted government funds overseas.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:34

The French government said it would "follow with great care" the global monitors' final report in coming weeks, particularly in relation to a reported last-minute change of rules by the electoral boards to allow ballots that had not been officially stamped.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:36

During the campaign, Trump used to say that no lawyer would advise any client to release their returns while under audit. OK. So far, President Trump has refused to release his tax returns while in office, breaking with a 40-year tradition.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:36

Yoho said, "You have to keep in mind who he works for". Jordan Libowitz is spokesman for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. It marked a stunning change for the former cattle rancher from Central California who drew as much heat himself as the Russian Federation probe itself.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:32

Joshua promptly hit back at Fury, who was stripped of his IBF world heavyweight title in 2016 after refusing to fight mandatory challenger Vyacheslav Glazkov. Joshua sounds angry, doesn't he? Fury, who transformed the world heavyweight picture when he became the first boxer in 11 years to defeat Klitschko in 2015, paving the way for former Olympic champion Joshua s shot at a title, countered by saying: "I might be fat, but you re a paper champ and paper-chinned weightlifting rudeboy, wannabe ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:34

Ivanka Trump has distanced herself from her retail brand since her father won the presidential election in November 2016, but sales of her products have continued to surge. Trump herself has yet to file a disclosure. Sales spiked 771 percent in February over the same month previous year, after White House counselor Kellyanne Conway exhorted Fox viewers to " Go buy Ivanka's stuff ".

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:32

He has remained inactive in the campaigns for prisoners' rights over the last 15 years, and has resisted any pressure to join other Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli prisons in solidarity. "It's being led by Marwan Barghouti , a key Palestinian political figure found guilty of directing deadly attacks on Israelis", Daniel adds. Palestinians consider those held in Israeli jails as national heroes.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:28

The doctor told investigators he saw Prince on April 7 and April 20, and prescribed medications. The documents do not solve the mystery of where Prince got the powerful opioid fentanyl that killed him previous year. And, experts say, prosecutors and investigators don't want to lose a high-profile case such as Prince's - likely increasing their caution. Johnson went to a local Walgreens to pick up three prescriptions issued by Dr.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:24

Following a tour of the facility, the President gave remarks and signed the Buy American and Hire American Executive Order . Dubbed "Buy American, Hire American", the directive follows a series of recent Trump reversals on economic policies.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:19

He said archaeologists expect to find even more statues as the dig continues. Spokeswoman Nevine el-Aref said there was "evidence and traces that new mummies could be discovered in the future". White, orange, green, and patterned pots were also found in the tombs. More discoveries, including more mummies , are expected. The ministry revealed that the tomb's corridor leads into an inner chamber where a cachette of sarcophagi was found.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:18

Kim Jong-un has only been in power since 2011 when his father Kim Jong-il died, but when President Trump made his remarks, he said that previous USA leaders had been working with "this gentleman", for years. Polls suggest state TV's U-turn over Trump has filtered through to the public, most of whom get their news from TV. "The US missile strike on Syria was a "cold shower" for many Russians", said Valery Fedorov, the pollster's general director.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:19

A senior police official told Reuters a bomb was discovered and disabled near the Tanta church about a week ago. Pope Francis , who is scheduled to visit Egypt at the end of April, sent his "deep condolences to my brother, Pope Tawadros II, the Coptic church and the entire dear Egyptian nation", adding that he was praying for the dead and wounded.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:21

President Donald Trump's national security adviser is calling on Russian Federation to re-evaluate its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, leaving open the possibility of additional USA military action against Syria. Haley said "getting Assad out is not the only priority" and that countering Iran's influence in Syria was another. In the Raqqa mission, US Special Operations forces assisting Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters in their encirclement of the city, in eastern Syria, have also ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:15

Now, however, Bentley will avoid jail time as part of a deal in which he resigned, vowed never again to seek public office, and committed to repaying the state for some of the money he misspent. "I love many members of my staff, in fact, all the members of my staff. In fact, it is simply not done", Garber said in an email. March 2014: First lady Dianne Bentley secretly records a phone call between Bentley and a woman, presumably aide Rebekah Caldwell Mason.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:18

PC Palmer's funeral was held in London where a team of eight Lincolnshire Officers travelled to represent the County in a National show of solidarity and support. Metropolitan Police Acting Deputy Commissioner Mark Rowley last month described Palmer as a "husband and a father", adding: "He was someone who left for work expecting to return home at the end of his shift and he had every right to expect that would happen".

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:13

The U.S. still lacks a strategy for achieving its stated goals in Syria: defeating Islamic State, ending the civil conflict and easing Assad from power. Tillerson's more restrained language may reflect his plan to visit Moscow for meetings this week, at which he hopes to bridge the latest tensions in U.S.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:15

Russian Federation and Iran renewed their support for the Syrian government in a flurry of calls on Sunday, saying last week's USA missile strike violated Syrian sovereignty but failed to boost the morale of "terror groups" in Syria. "Russia and Iran will not allow the United States to be the only superpower in world". The government refers to all those fighting against it as terrorists.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:15

A deputy was shot and killed in the Oklahoma City area Tuesday. Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol told KOKH that a deputy was shot in the face and body around 8:40 a.m. The deputy's name and condition have not been released. After shooting the deputy, the suspect, named as 45-year-old Nathan Aaron Leforce, allegedly stole the cop's vehicle, abandoned it and then carjacked another vehicle, News 9 reported.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:12

Victor Montagliani , left, President of the Canadian Soccer Association, Sunil Gulati, center, President of the United States Soccer Federation, and Decio de Maria , President of the Mexican Football Federation, arrive for a news conference, Monday in NY.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:14

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver announced Tuesday morning that the city intends to stay with Detroit's water supply, according to a statement from the Great Lakes Water Authority. But she reevaluated that decision as a condition of Flint soon receiving $ 100 million in federal funding to address the disaster . The mayor said this plan to stay connected with GLWA is the lowest cost option for Flint, and the quickest to implement.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:13

During an interview Sunday, she was asked about the roundup and deportation of 13,152 from the Vel d'Hiv stadium in Paris, which the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem defines on its website as "a symbol of the responsibility of the regime and the French nation for the Holocaust".

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:15

Paul Ray - who also stood in 2015 - has been confirmed as the party's representative once again after Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election earlier today (April 18). But the stronger pound helped push Britain's main share index to close down 2.3%, its biggest one-day loss since June 27, days after Britain voted to leave the EU.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:09

The Southern Poverty Law Center announced it is filing a federal lawsuit against Andrew Anglin, the founder of the Daily Stormer , a neo-nazi website, for the harassment of Tanya Gersh in Whitefish, Montana previous year. She is seeking no less than $300,000 in damages. There were rumors that a building Sherry Spencer owned would be a target for protests around the time that a video of Richard Spencers speech to a white nationalist conference in Washington, D.C., went viral.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:03

The meaning of Easter was also changed to reflect its new Christian orientation. Grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of our Lord's resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by Your life-giving Spirit; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:02

Over the weekend, North Korea trotted out a slew of missiles in a parade before firing one off, which US Pacific Command said blew up nearly immediately after launch. "Mar-a-Lago is an incredible estate that has been a very effective tool for (my father) to go down and get to know somebody while not sitting ... across a wooden partition, which instantly makes a relationship more strenuous", Eric Trump said.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:02

The party went from 59 to eight MPs in its wipeout two years ago and is polling at just 12%. Their gradual recovery has been fuelled, they believe, by their unambiguous opposition to Brexit and their support for a referendum on the Prime Minister's eventual deal on the terms of Britain's withdrawal from the bloc.

by | April 19, 2017 | 07:58

Hundreds of demonstrators marched in a central neighbourhood, clanking pots and pans and chant. Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal request seeking the referendum to be annulled because of voting irregularities. It allows the victor of the 2019 presidential election to take full control of government, ending the current parliamentary system and abolishing the role of prime minister.

by | April 19, 2017 | 07:58

Loans against Kingfisher Airlines, which a group of banks was trying to collect. Mallya fled to England where he was recently arrested. Mallya, whose failed Kingfisher Airlines owes $1.4bn (£1.1bn, €1.3bn) to 17 different financial institutions in India, has refused leave the United Kingdom to answer pending claims against him.

by | April 19, 2017 | 07:57

The US economy is projected to gather steam as a result of expansionary fiscal policy, the report said. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has called for greater collaboration between African governments and worldwide community to check illicit financial flows, drive revenue growth and improve efficiency in government.