Author: 0 French judges to European Parliament: lift Le Pen's immunity

Le Pen, who is one of the frontrunners in the race, has said in the past she refused to be questioned by anti-corruption investigators during the presidential campaign, as "there can not be the neutrality or calm necessary for the justice system to function properly".

Author: 0 Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

Formally known as the GBU-43, or massive ordnance air blast (MOAB) bomb, it is colloquially known as the "mother of all bombs". The GBU-43 had never before been used in combat since its first test in 2003. He once said the invasion of Afghanistan was a mistake , though he later walked back that statement, saying that he "always supported" USA involvement in the country.

Author: 0 United Kingdom urges FG to rescue remaining Chibok girls

Buhari, who recalled the release of 21 of the 276 girls abducted previous year through negotiations, added that the government was doing everything within its powers to integrate the released girls into the society while it is also "in constant touch through negotiations, through local intelligence to secure the release of the remaining girls and other abducted persons unharmed".

Author: 0 Syrian Deal to Evacuate Tens of Thousands of People Begins

Civilians and militants begin leaving four Syrian towns in the provinces of Idlib and Rif Dimashq under a deal reached between the Damascus government and militant groups last month. But access has been limited, with food and medical shortages causing malnutrition, illness and even death among besieged residents. The UN says 4.72mn Syrians are in hard-to-reach areas, including 600,000 people under siege, mostly by the Syrian army, but also by rebels or the Islamic State group.

Author: 0 'Conflict could break out at any moment' over N. Korea: China

The top diplomat said: "We will go to war if they choose". "If North Korea conducts a strategic provocation such as a nuclear test or an intercontinental ballistic missile launch, there is certain to be powerful punitive measure that will be hard for the North Korean regime to endure", the South's Foreign Ministry said in a statement .

Author: 0 More than 600 register for presidential race

According to the article, "his entering the race could upend politics in the country of 80 million people", and have substantial knock-on effects as a result. Raisi is also a prosecutor at the Special Cleric Court. Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has described comments by the supreme leader suggesting he not run in May's presidential election as "just advice".

Author: 0 Secret Service costs for Trump family protection continue to mount

The purchase orders were among those reviewed by CBS News - including Secret Service costs for Trump's sons, Eric and Donald Jr., who have traveled overseas on Trump Organization business, that've topped $190,000 since January. $700,000 for every Air Force One round trip to Mar-a-Lago. The Government Accountability Office has agreed to probe whether Mar-a-Lago has a secure space for classified communications, if screening measures used on guests meet security standards, and how the ...

Author: 0 Trump Reverses Himself On NATO, China, Russia And More

That's what Trump - as a candidate and President-elect - had said about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on almost every occasion of his mainstream political career until Wednesday, when he suddenly told reporters he had flipped.

World Borussia Dortmund loses Monaco game rescheduled after blasts
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund loses Monaco game rescheduled after blasts

Dortmund said on Thursday that Bartra, who joined the club for 8 million euros (6.78 million pounds) from Barcelona at the start of the season, should return to playing in "about four weeks". Tuchel claimed in the aftermath of Wednesday's match that his side were told they had to play by a text message from UEFA. "It's really, really hard to find a date in this really tight schedule but I think everyone would have understood if they said they did not want to play it".

World Kulbhushan Jadhav keeps the pot boiling
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav keeps the pot boiling

Addressing a presser on the issue, MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said, "Kulbhushan Jadhav has been falsely arrested in Pakistan". Social media platforms including are flooded with petitions on suspension of death sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav, handed over by a military court in Pakistan and his safe and secured release to India.

World Teenage couple flees hospital with their newborn baby girl
Author: 0 Teenage couple flees hospital with their newborn baby girl

Police hold concerns for the welfare of all three children. "Jayden would not walk away from her", Ms Lavender told AAP on Thursday. His identity is unknown but he was seen wearing a black "Everlast" jumper. Police have said no one committed an offence so no charges would be laid over the incident. Outside hospital on Thursday she said: 'The baby's healthy - seven-and-a-half pounds, I knew that my son would look after his baby and his girlfriend'.

World Facebook Suspends 30000 Fake Accounts in France
Author: 0 Facebook Suspends 30000 Fake Accounts in France

In late February, a group of 37 French and worldwide media outlets, supported by Google, launched "CrossCheck", a joint fact-checking platform aimed at detecting fake information which could affect the French presidential election. Under pressure to stymie the spread of fake news, Facebook has taken a series of steps including making it easier to report such posts and harder to make money from them.

Author: 0 Chinese foreign minister: No winners if Korea war breaks out

Kang Gil-won, a 26-year-old graduate living in Seoul, said his biggest concern was not North Korea, but finding work in a tough job market. Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov warned the USA that attempts to rely on force to pressure North Korea will not help.

World G-7 ministers consider sanctions on Russians
Author: 0 G-7 ministers consider sanctions on Russians

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is attending the first meeting of G-7 foreign ministers since Donald Trump took office. "After the American intervention, a window of opportunity has opened up to create a new positive framework for a political process in Syria, which we believe is the only solution", said Alfano.

Author: 0 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Wins 9 Olivier Awards [TICKET INFO]

The widely acclaimed production also won in the Best Lighting Design , Best Costume Design , Best Sound Design and Best Set Design categories. " Harry Potter and the Cursed Child " is only the latest part of the ever-growing franchise to break a record. Best-actress nominees include Glenda Jackson for "King Lear" and Ruth Wilson for "Hedda Gabler".

World Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses
Author: 0 Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses "red lines"

Putin deserved blame for failing to live up to its role - rooted in a 2013 accord - in ensuring that chemical weapons were removed from Syria. Paul criticized Trump's order to strike Syria as unconstitutional. G7 foreign ministers will meet in Italy on Monday to draw up their coordinated response to Russia's involvement in Syria's civil war. In no way do we see peace in that area with Russian Federation covering up for Assad.

Author: 0 Russian relations 'may be at an all-time low'

Russian Federation has rejected accusations from the West that its Assad's forces were responsible for a chemical attack and has lashed out at the USA for its cruise missile strikes last week against a Syrian air base. "Were they dead at all". He said Khan Sheikhun had no strategic value and was not now a battle front. Russia, Assad's most important military ally, has been very vocal in its support for the Syrian dictator since the attack, forcefully denying that the Syrian government ...

World Aide: Secret Service firings to follow fence jumping
Author: 0 Aide: Secret Service firings to follow fence jumping

Both agents had been with the Secret Service for less than two years, meaning they were still in the probationary period. Last month, a suspected intruder jumped three fences and nearly made it to an executive mansion door. President Trump was in the White House at the time. The fence-jumping was just the latest breach of security at the White House in the past year.

World First night of playoffs teaches lesson to young Maple Leafs
Author: 0 First night of playoffs teaches lesson to young Maple Leafs

Washington also won eight of its last 10 entering in the playoffs. The Leafs young guns will need to perform like they did in the regular season. William Nylander had more puck presence than either of them, while Kasperi Kapanen might have played his best game of his young tenure.

World Joe Biden Calls on Trump Admin to Condemn LGBTQ Crisis in Chechnya
Author: 0 Joe Biden Calls on Trump Admin to Condemn LGBTQ Crisis in Chechnya

A spokesman for Putin Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday: "We do not have any reliable information about any problems in this area". It comes after numerous reports of gay men being kidnapped and held in prisons and makeshift concentration camps, as well as men being attacked, tortured, blackmailed and even killed for their sexuality.

Author: 0 US sends dozens of troops to Somalia, 1st time in decades

The US military reported to CNN that a new troop deployment to Somalia to train and equip the Somali National Army and African Union forces would be "a few dozen troops from the 101st Airborne Division at the request of and in close coordination with" the government of Somalia.

World Swedish store hit by truck regrets 'damaged goods' promotion
Author: 0 Swedish store hit by truck regrets 'damaged goods' promotion

The incident comes on the heels of several similar attacks in Europe - a man rammed his vehicle into a crowd in London near Parliament in March, killing five people. The fourth victim was only known to be a Swedish national. As of Sunday, 10 of the 15 people wounded remained hospitalized, including one child. Stockholm county spokesman Patrik Soderberg said four of the 10 were considered "seriously" injured and the remaining six, including a child, were slightly injured.

Author: 0 Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base

In a lengthy conversation with Bannon this week, the president repeated his admonition that the chief strategist and his adversaries needed to "knock off" their back-and-forth sniping. And Trump , apparently is sick and exhausted of hearing about how Bannon won the election and is deemed to be so such a force in the White House that some refer to him as President Bannon.