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Global Media Immigrants, unions march in US for rights, against Trump
Author: 0 Immigrants, unions march in US for rights, against Trump

At least one protester was arrested for defying the ban. Unions in Greece marched and critiqued austerity measures. Mackay has spent 26 years in the longshoreman union and said it's pivotal to ensure workers have the rights and protections necessary to be safe and not discriminated against at the workplace.

Global Media Shaw offers support to Man Utd pair Rojo and Ibrahimovic
Author: 0 Shaw offers support to Man Utd pair Rojo and Ibrahimovic

Pushed on whether Ibrahimovic would resume his career at United or elsewhere, Mourinho was coy. "David Silva is a real, real doubt - I don't know if he will be ready to play after what happened in the first minutes in the semi-final", Guardiola said in his press conference.

Author: 0 China: US, N. Korea should establish contact, defuse crisis

Although the White House played down near-term prospects for such a meeting, Mr Trump's conciliatory comments Monday marked a departure from his more unforgiving tone toward the North in recent weeks. South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-kyun said at a briefing last week that equipment, including launchers, combat control stations and radar, had been deployed to the site in North Gyeongsang province and would be imminently operational.

Author: 0 Clippers' Blake Griffin has surgery on right big toe

When that didn't work, they picked the Clippers apart on great work from Gordon Hayward (26 points) and George Hill (17 points). The Jazz held off the Clippers on Sunday night, setting up a second-round series against Utah that guarantees at least two games in Salt Lake City.

Global Media Canada now has more seniors than children
Author: 0 Canada now has more seniors than children

The aging population has major implications for government with increasing needs for health care, less people in the workforce, housing, public transportation and consumption, Statistics Canada says. Life expectancy is longer, while fertility rates continue to decrease. - Share of 15-64 year olds (labour market) down to 66.5 per cent from 68.5 per cent, lowest since 1976.

Global Media The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay
Author: 0 The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay

Last week, just before the House Rules Committee announced its plan to meet, the House Education and Workforce Committee approved the bill via a vote that fell strictly along party lines . But critics argue employers could use the bill to pressure their workers to take the hours instead of the cash. It's unclear whether this bill will make it through.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Openly Wondered Why the Civil War Happened

This is the same guy, mind you, who did not have any idea that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican or that Andrew Jackson died 16 years before the Civil War or that anybody EVER had thought about the causes of the Civil War. Trump has repeatedly compared himself to Jackson. The crisis, which began in 1832, was a conflict between the federal government and SC, a Southern state that would later be instrumental in the movement for secession.

Author: 0 French election boils down to Le Pen and Macron

The annual gathering is to celebrate workers' rights but this year was also used as a clarion call to block Marine Le Pen , the far-right presidential candidate. A Hollande voter in the last election in 2012, Dubois said he embraced Le Pen not out of anger but disappointment. Some factions are going against their leadership to call for members to vote "neither (for Ms Le Pen) nor (for Mr Macron)" - seen by many leftists as an enemy of the worker.

Global Media Kremlin critic Navalny can't run for presidency - election official
Author: 0 Kremlin critic Navalny can't run for presidency - election official

After the ECHR's ruling, Russia's Supreme Court threw out the Kirov court's 2013 conviction of Navalny and Ofitserov on charges of large-scale theft involving timber sales. Navalny's campaign manager, Leonid Volkov, insisted at the time that the campaign would go on even though the guilty verdict formally bars him from running.

Global Media White House predicts healthcare vote soon; lawmakers skeptical
Author: 0 White House predicts healthcare vote soon; lawmakers skeptical

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said at the May 1 news briefing that Trump was referring to the MacArthur amendment and that Trump is ensuring that "coverage of pre-existing conditions is at the core" of the legislation. "And I told leadership I can not support this bill with this provision in it". If the trend continues, Ryan could face yet another tough political decision and hopes of voting on the bill would fizzle, a move that could leave Republicans facing a backlash from ...

Global Media PM Modi conveys concerns over visa issue to his Australian counterpart
Author: 0 PM Modi conveys concerns over visa issue to his Australian counterpart

According to a 2016 poll by the Lowy Institute, nearly half of the respondents said Australia should distance itself from the U.S. if Trump won, while only 42% said the USA alliance was "very important", the lowest in eight years. The notification also announced an increase of visa fees. The scheme will be replaced by two temporary visas that will impose tougher English language tests, stricter labour market testing, at least two years of work experience and a mandatory police check.

Global Media HRW to Trump: Seek accountability not WH visit for Duterte
Author: 0 HRW to Trump: Seek accountability not WH visit for Duterte

In additional comments to Bloomberg, the president stood firm on his overture to Duterte, the bombastic leader who has been widely-condemned by human rights groups for his endorsement of extrajudicial killings in his country. The Philippines president has also been accused of encouraging civilians to kill people attempting to buy or sell drugs. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announces the disbandment of police operations against illegal drugs at the Malacanang palace in Manila, ...

Global Media Dallas paramedic shot, suspect found dead with 2nd body
Author: 0 Dallas paramedic shot, suspect found dead with 2nd body

The Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedic is in critical but stable condition. Dallas police are searching for a gunman after a paramedic was shot late Monday morning. A woman who lives on the street where the gunman's body was found said she started getting calls around noon from her neighbors who said there had been a shooting.

Global Media Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest
Author: 0 Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest

About 6,500 Palestinians are now in Israeli jails, 500 of them held under administrative detention. The widely observed strike in the West Bank and east Jerusalem reflects the Palestinian consensus on prisoners. "They are only allowed to see their families once a year". RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians across the West Bank are observing a general strike in support of hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners held by Israel.

Author: 0 China sets global naval role after launch of aircraft carrier

The "Type-001A" flat-top will be China's second carrier in operation after the Soviet-built Liaoning , which was commissioned in 2012 after a 14-year refurbishment effort. "[The new carrier] is likely to be seen as further evidence of China's desire to become the most powerful and influential country in the region", The Guardian quoted Michael Chase, an expert on the Chinese military at USA thinktank the Rand Corporation, as saying.

Author: 0 French campaign revs up with rival rallies, May Day marches

Then-party leader Jean-Marie Le Pen sought to distance himself from the attackers, but the death drew national outrage. Her event will be opened by Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, a conservative candidate from the first-round election who shocked many French by agreeing to be Le Pen's prime minister if she wins the presidency.

Global Media New Hamas program to contain softer language, some old goals
Author: 0 New Hamas program to contain softer language, some old goals

Hamas has controlled the Gaza Strip since 2007. The new document was posted online as exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal was due to hold a press conference on it in Doha. "Hamas will try to present some sort of credentials to the worldwide community to say 'now we are partners, ' " he said. Ismail Haniyeh, the Gaza-based deputy head of Hamas's political bureau, said at an event in the Gaza Strip on Sunday that "the new document will undermine neither our principles nor our strategy".

Author: 0 Turkey demands US stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militants

Turkey considers the YPG as a "terrorist group", despite the fact that the Kurdish YPG has been one of the most effective forces fighting ISIS in northern Syria. On Saturday, more us troops in armored vehicles arrived in Kurdish areas, passing through Qamishli town, close to the border with Turkey. "We are seriously concerned to see USA flags in a convoy that has YPG rags on it", Erdogan told reporters at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport before leaving for a two-day visit to India.

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