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Author: 0 Statement by Minister Joly on Yom ha-Shoah (Holocaust Memorial Day)

Trump spoke via video message to the World Jewish Congress in NY this weekend, affirming the United States' support for Israel and Jewish people worldwide. "Those who threaten to destroy us risk being destroyed themselves", Netanyahu warned. Cafes and other places of entertainment shut down while TV and radio stations broadcast documentaries about the Holocaust from Sunday evening until commemorations end at sundown the next day.

Global Media Trump seems confused about who is in charge of North Korea
Author: 0 Trump seems confused about who is in charge of North Korea

Pence arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday from South Korea and reassured Japan of US commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions in a series of meetings with Japanese leaders, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Pence has met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. "But dialogue for the sake of having dialogue is meaningless". He said: "I urged him to use Beijing's unique influence to restrain North Korea and allow peaceful resolution to this crisis".

Author: 0 Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

But just hours later a spokesman for Jeremy Corbyn poured cold water on the issue by confirming that a second referendum would not be included in the manifesto . "What we need to do, though, is to look at how that money is spent, and make sure that we are able to spend that money in the most effective way". In this summer's snap election , "opportunity knocks" for the Lib Dems, says the Times .

Global Media Attorney calls for Georgia officers to be criminally charged
Author: 0 Attorney calls for Georgia officers to be criminally charged

The officer was placed on leave, forced to surrender his firearm and sent home, Washington said. The almost two-minute video, shot by a driver stopped a short distance behind the apparent traffic stop, appears to show one Gwinnett County officer pull a driver from his vehicle and struggle with him before placing him on the ground and putting him in handcuffs.

Global Media Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review
Author: 0 Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review

Among many appeals Saturday, Rutledge asked the court to reverse the blanket stay on executions because the challenge over midazolam "disregarded the fact that delaying Appellees' executions by even a few days - until after Arkansas's supply of midazolam expires - will make it impossible for Arkansas to carry out Appellees' just and lawful sentences".

Global Media Hometown Heroes Walk for Children April 21st
Author: 0 Hometown Heroes Walk for Children April 21st

Jefferson County Family Court hosted a public ceremony at the Judicial Center on Monday to kick off its Child Abuse Awareness Week. Supporting families and ensuring parents have the knowledge, skills and resources they need are effective ways to protect children from the risk of child abuse and neglect .

Author: 0 Religious tensions rise in Jakarta as vote begins

JAKARTA , Indonesia (AP) - Prosecutors on Thursday recommended two years of probation for the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital during his trial for blaspheming the Quran. Hardline groups had pledged to station monitors at polling booths. Despite Purnama's first-round victory, Baswedan had been seen as the favourite in the run-off because the votes from a third, Muslim, candidate who was knocked out were expected to go to him.

Author: 0 UK Election Debates Won't Feature The Prime Minister

The next general election had been expected in 2020, but the Fixed Term Parliaments Act allows for one to be held earlier if it has the support of two-thirds of MPs. The main opposition Labour Party has 229 seats, but numerous party's MPs are estranged from their leader Jeremy Corbyn. Against a backdrop of raucous cheers and jeers, May called Corbyn "not fit to lead" and said his left-wing economic policies "would bankrupt this country".

Global Media China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft
Author: 0 China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

Rising on a pillar of flame, the byproduct of a combined 1.6 million pounds (7,200 kilonewtons) of thrust from the combustion of highly refined kerosene (RP-1) and liquid oxygen (LOX), the 174-foot (53.1-meter) tall Long March 7 cleared the tower seconds after liftoff.

Global Media Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack
Author: 0 Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

The shooter used an automatic weapon to target a police van killing one officer and wounding two others at around 9 p.m. local time on Thursday on the famous and upscale Champs Elyees avenue, according to the French news agency AFP. More than 50,000 police officers were on hand for security in Paris as the election nears, and Hollande convened a meeting of the national defense council on Friday.

Author: 0 Russia: Putin Explained to Tillerson Why Relations Have Deteriorated

If elected, Trump promised to impose heavy tariffs on Beijing and take it to court for shady trade practices. Days after that attack, Trump ordered a cruise missile strike that targeted a Syrian air base - a strike that Russian Federation says violated worldwide law.

Author: 0 Pence to talk trade, security and koalas during Australian visit

President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the "cowardly killing" on the Champs Elysees boulevard, in which the assailant was himself shot dead by police, was an act of terrorism. Indonesia is on President Donald Trump's trade hit list, and a USA company that operates the world's largest copper mine in the Indonesian province of Papua is in a protracted dispute with the Indonesian government.

Global Media 'Ever Presents' have run every London Marathon since it began in 1981
Author: 0 'Ever Presents' have run every London Marathon since it began in 1981

Should the 34-year-old - who still holds the 5,000 and 10,000 metres world records - manage that it would be a fitting end to a week that has seen the great race receive even more advance publicity than usual. "But it's really challenging". Five-time Olympian Jo Pavey admits she has a fight on her hands to qualify for the World Championships as she prepares for her first marathon in six years.

Author: 0 Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win

A mission of observers from the 47-member Council of Europe, the continent's leading human rights body, said the referendum , in which "Yes" votes to grant President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers narrowly won, was an uneven contest. Celia also denounced election observers' criticism that the country's referendum fell below global standards, saying their remarks lacked objectivity and impartiality.

Author: 0 Trump says dreamers should 'rest easy'

France will vote Sunday on who should replace President François Hollande, making a choice that will not only have implications at home but likely for the rest of Europe. Melenchon and Le Pen also could have trouble getting their voters to the polls. "Many suggest that the euro could rally on a Macron-Le Pen second round, given the tradition of forging a united front against the National Front".

Global Media 26 hostages, including Qatar royals, freed in bargain
Author: 0 26 hostages, including Qatar royals, freed in bargain

Gargash described the abduction of Qatari and Saudi citizens as an uncalled-for act, adding that the ordeal they went through was a reflection of the looming tension in the region. The evacuations were under way on Friday, with hundreds being taken to Aleppo, which has been under full government control since late past year. It reportedly included an agreement to evacuate people and rebels from Madaya and Zabadani, predominantly Sunni towns in northwest Syria that have been besieged since ...

Author: 0 Pakistan strongly condemns terror attack in Afghanistan

The Taliban said in a statement they had carried out the attack, using suicide bombers to breach defences. Afghan officials put the death toll at 50, but security sources and survivors told AFP more than 100 were killed in the brazen and savage attack.

Author: 0 Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight

She said: "We do not see a peaceful Syria with Mr Assad in there". In remarks from his Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach, Florida, President Donald Trump explained his decision to launch a military strike against a Syrian air base Thursday night, expressing disgust at the "very barbaric attack" by Syria.

Author: 0 Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has signalled its MPs will abstain in the vote and Labour and the Liberal Democrats , while accusing May of political opportunism, have welcomed the prospect of an early election. The parliament earlier this month agreed a hardline negotiating position which included demands for the United Kingdom to meet its financial obligations to the European Union in full and delay talks on trade until after a divorce settlement is reached.