Trump Flees D.C. Witch Hunt for World Tour

May 22, 2017

… support for Brexit, or his sympathy with European politicians like French presidential loser Marine Le Pen who want to blow the European Union apart. Trumps one-on-one working lunch with the new French president, Emmanuel Macron, on Thursday should be interesting. It will pit the aging reality TV star against a man more than 20 years younger who is emerging as the leader of a rational, centrist movement in France and Europe. Then its off to the G-7 meeting in Taormina, Sicily, where Trump also …

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Has the North East forgotten Margaret Thatcher? – BBC News

May 21, 2017

… difficult it is to break the voting habits of a lifetime in this part of the world when she stood for election in North West Durham in 1992. (By a strange coincidence, Lib Dem leader Tim Farron was also standing for Parliament for the first time that year in the same constituency.) They still remember Mrs May at Consett Working Men’s Club – because, claims the barman, they wouldn’t let her through the door. It had nothing to do with her politics, he adds, it’s just that …

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Lyft taps Delta as a new rewards program for riders

May 18, 2017

… being the leader in self-driving technology.” “This will advance [Lyft cofounders] John and Logans vision for this transportation evolution. We certainly need tremendous hardware manufacturers and engineering talent to make our vision a reality,” he said. WATCH: Someone drilled a hole in an iPhone to make a fidget spinner because… the internet More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMailGet Email Marketing Service (10 Days Trial) MailGet is an affordable …

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Another Trump crisis craters GOP agenda

May 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump’s governing agenda, which only 10 days ago showed signs of gaining steam, appears to have derailed after he allegedly shared classified information and dismissed FBI director James Comey, both of which threaten to alienate Republicans while bogging down the White House once again. Hours after The Washington Post reported Trump shared information about terror plots with Russian officials in the Oval Office, alarmed lawmakers on Capitol Hill were …

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Kim Jong Il Fast Facts

May 15, 2017

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of the late Kim Jong Il, former leader of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Details of his life were mysterious and varied from source to source. Death date: December 17, 2011 Birth place: Sources vary between Khabarovsk, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics/Siberia and Mount Paektu, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea …

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Trump’s latest tweetstorm goes after Comey, the media, and more

May 13, 2017

The leader Of The Free World unleashed a tweetstorm on Friday, mainly focused on the FBI investigation into the Trump campaign’s potential ties with the Russian government, with some hallmark media bashing thrown in. SEE ALSO: Trumpniks have no defense for the James Comey mess, so duh, they’re blaming the media In half-dozen tweets, Trump repeated his previous attacks on Democrats and the media, suggested he would halt press briefings, and threatened former FBI Director James …

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How I manage a business with depression and anxiety

May 11, 2017

… health professional if you are experiencing significant anxiety or depression. In all honesty, I think everyone whether they have symptoms of anxiety or depression can benefit from a weekly or monthly check-in. Therapy can help you navigate specific issues, as well as give you much-needed time to reflect and grow. Regular sessions with a good therapist can be one of the best investments you make for yourself as an individual and business leader. I dont want to discourage anyone from starting a …

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Can the ad industry beat ad blockers with … ad blockers?

May 11, 2017

… cheaper one, too, as it is expected to use industry standards rather than pay-to-play tactics. While Google isn’t an ideal leader in this war, for advertising companies, it’s the lesser of two evils. WATCH: This device can tell if your food has gluten More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP TweetMachine v2 – Developers License Unlimited Clients Social Plugins Bundle (SSS and SSP) – Developer License Are you struggling to create high-quality and rich-content …

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CNN 10 – May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017 Significant changes are ahead for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, following the firing of its leader. Significant changes could be ahead for the Korean Peninsula, following an election in South Korea. Near a war-torn Iraqi city, liberated civilians describe life under ISIS control. And we explain how one man’s invention in 1853 led to dramatic changes in skylines worldwide. TRANSCRIPT CARL AZUZ, CNN 10 ANCHOR: An unexpected announcement yesterday afternoon from …

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Eurovision Song Contest: Bluff your way through this year’s show – BBC News

May 9, 2017

… “scandal” led to a change in the rules that ensured there would always be just the one overall winner in future. Ireland lead the way on the all-time leader board, having won the contest seven times between 1970 and 1996. Sweden has won six times, while the UK has five victories under its belt along with France and Luxembourg. @-webkit-keyframes spinnerRotate { from{-webkit-transform:rotate(0deg);} to{-webkit-transform:rotate(360deg);} } @-moz-keyframes spinnerRotate { …

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General election 2017: Theresa May ‘not taking victory for granted’ – BBC News

May 6, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May responds to the Conservative’s success in the local elections Theresa May has sought to play down talk of a landslide general election victory after the Conservatives made major gains at local elections. The Tory leader said she would fight for every vote on 8 June to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party faced a challenge on a “historic scale” to win back …

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Madeleine Albright says Trump shouldn’t meet with Kim Jong Un

May 3, 2017

Washington (CNN)Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright chastised President Donald Trump for saying he’d be “honored” to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Albright, who served during the Bill Clinton presidency, told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “The Lead” that she was surprised by Trump’s remarks to Bloomberg News earlier this week, in which the President said he’d be “honored” to meet with Kim “under the right …

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FIFA Official Sheikh Ahmad Resigning Amid Bribery Claims

May 2, 2017

Geneva (AP) — Under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed FIFA voters, Asian Olympic leader Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait resigned from his soccer roles on Sunday. Sheikh Ahmad's move ended his candidacy to retain a seat on FIFA's ruling council before eight days of voting by Asian soccer officials in Bahrain. "I do not want these allegations to create divisions or distract attention from the upcoming AFC (Asian Football …

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Orban Scolded by EU Over Law Targeting Soros’s University

April 30, 2017

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban was reprimanded by his political group in the European Union as western countries signaled they are more willing to get tough on a populist leader who has been a persistent critic of the bloc. The European People’s Party, a Christian Democratic alliance that includes Orban’s governing Fidesz party, told Hungary to “take all necessary steps” to comply with an EU probe into a new education law in the country that restricts …

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Emmanuel Macron vows to avoid ‘the mistake Hillary Clinton made’

April 28, 2017

… election’s first round this week. He’ll face Marine Le Pen, France’s far-right leader, in a runoff on May 7. Le Pen faces Macron in final round Why Putin and Trump both like Le Pen Macron vs. Le Pen: What do they stand for? Markets respond to first round vote Why you should care about the French election What the French elections mean for America He also made a point of differentiating himself from Le Pen, who’s rallied supporters with an …

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Brexit university brain drain warning – BBC News

April 25, 2017

The cross-party committee of MPs, investigating the potential impact of Brexit on the higher education sector, heard warnings about the negative impact if EU staff, worried about their future status, were poached by universities in other countries. The report from MPs said their right to work and stay should be given unilaterally before the end of this year if there is no reciprocal deal with other EU countries Mr Carmichael said: “Higher education in the UK is a world leader but …

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Why Putin and Trump both like Le Pen

April 25, 2017

(CNN)On one hand, Donald Trump’s praise of France’s far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, who appears to have received enough votes in Sunday’s election to advance to the May 7 runoff, is not surprising. Le Pen, like Trump, ran a campaign that was anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim and traded on white supremacist themes. (It’s no coincidence that former Klan leader David Duke has publicly praised both Le Pen and Trump.) On the other hand, you would think Trump would …

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What the French elections mean for Americans

April 24, 2017

Paris (CNN)The second round of the French elections was set seconds after the polls closed Sunday evening, pitting two of the most unconventional candidates for the presidency of a nation that prides itself on professionalism and continuity of its leaders. Emmanuel Macron, who heads no political party but rather a movement he launched less than a year ago, will go head-to-head against Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front, who has never held national office in France, but who …

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General election 2017: UKIP manifesto to pledge a burka ban – BBC News

April 23, 2017

And it will also call for postal voting to be largely abolished, because of concerns over electoral fraud. The former UKIP leader, Nigel Farage, proposed a burka ban in 2010. But the party later dropped the policy, and it did not appear in its 2015 manifesto. Full-face veils are already banned in public in some European countries, including France. According to the Sun, Mr Nuttall will say on Monday: “Just as we have been vindicated on the need to recognise the downsides of …

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General election: MPs ready to approve snap poll on 8 June – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… would not be calling an early election, but Mr Corbyn said it was a chance to get a government that puts “the majority first”. Opponents also accused Mrs May of ducking out of TV debates during the campaign, after a Downing Street source said she would not be taking part. Analysis After Mr Corbyn had addressed Labour MPs on Tuesday evening, a source close to the leader said the party was in for “the fight of our lives” but there was a “very positive …

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Trump’s congratulatory call to Erdogan is revealing

April 19, 2017

(CNN)It’s a haunting image. A basement space with blacked-out windows, crowded with camera equipment and journalists who were assigned to cover the leader during the state visit of a foreign dignitary but were not allowed to look outside. Was this Vladimir Putin’s Russia, or perhaps the Turkey of Recep Tayyip Erdogan? No, it was the Trump National Jupiter Golf Club in Florida, three weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, as depicted by White House pool reporters Jennifer …

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Trump’s Erdogan call reflects terrorism focus, White House says

April 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration issued one mightily mixed message Monday. President Donald Trump congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a contested referendum that granted him broad new powers and deepened concern about the NATO ally’s growing authoritarianways. Trump’s outreach to Erdogan put him on a very short list of those who praised the results, including Hamas, the Palestinian militant group labeled a terrorist organization by the United States. …

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Gen. Allen: Trump should call Turkey’s President back — and say this

April 19, 2017

(CNN)As the White House defends President Donald Trump’s phone call to congratulate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his referendum victory that grants him largely unchecked powers, retired Marine Gen. John Allen is urging Trump to place a follow-up call to the controversial leader — and Allen is giving Trump advice on what he should say. “But,” he cautioned, “my hope would be that there is a second phone call, one that doesn’t require a lot of …

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Trump Rushes Into World Affairs

April 13, 2017

… that dont get that the tweet-paced palaver is show. Sending the Navy to troll North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may feel like fun, but what if Kim decides to attack nearby Seoul with conventional weapons? But its one thing to stiff a subcontractor. Its another to stiff, say, the Chinese. They have methods of getting payment that far exceed that of a floor-tile jobber on a highway in Paramus. Maybe its a coincidence, but Trump has decided to stop calling China a currency manipulator; China, …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… of gratitude as well to the emergency services and their rapid response to the attack on Friday. So, people are laying flowers on police cars for example with cards saying, “We’re proud of what you did.” Max Foster, CNN, Stockholm, Sweden. (END VIDEOTAPE) AZUZ: The U.S. government now says it’s a priority to remove Syria’s leader from power. That’s a significant change for the Trump administration. It previously did not prioritize the ouster of Syrian …

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