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World Indonesian capital electing governor as tensions rise
Author: 0 Indonesian capital electing governor as tensions rise

His rivals have capitalised on the blasphemy scandal and often played the religion card to score votes against Basuki, who as a Chinese and Christian, is a double minority in a country with the world's most populous Muslim nation. Rising political tension ahead of Wednesday's election runoff is par for the course and should be seen as a sign that Indonesians are beginning to believe in the country's political processes, he added.

World Starbucks Calls Shifting-Color Drink a 'Unicorn Frappuccino'
Author: 0 Starbucks Calls Shifting-Color Drink a 'Unicorn Frappuccino'

On Tuesday, the beloved coffee giant announced that stores nationwide will begin offering "Unicorn Frappuccinos", color-changing milkshakes that look like they were designed with Instagram in mind. But it doesn't end there, once your tongue becomes accustomed to the sweet, mango taste, the Unicorn Frappucino changes the game. Coffee. If we ask for a Dirty Unicorn, maybe they'll give us one with a shot of espresso.

World Alabama state's 2nd female governor takes the reins
Author: 0 Alabama state's 2nd female governor takes the reins

Beyond Bentley's lengthy scandal that earned him the nickname " Luv Guv ", former House Speaker Mike Hubbard, a Republican, was convicted on 12 felony ethics violations in June and left office, according to the Montgomery Advertiser . She added: "To get elected, Republicans told Alabamians they were the party of integrity and family values, yet they govern by fattening their own pockets, having love affairs, and disrespecting the founding principles of our government".

World Archaeologists find 1000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor
Author: 0 Archaeologists find 1000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

The opening was attended by Egyptian minister of antiquities Khaled al-Anany, Luxor's governor, a number of Egyptian officials and local and worldwide archaeologists. The age of the tomb was determined "through the drawings on the ceiling", said Waziri. Another room inside the ancient tomb was discovered, and is yet to be excavated.

Author: 0 Officers from south join colleagues for funeral of PC Keith Palmer

PC Keith Palmer's body was taken to Southwark Cathedral. While everyone had a chance to view the funeral procession, the late officer's ceremony was private. "I think the events at Westminster have appalled the whole nation, that's quite clear", Ms Dick said. Members of the public outside were able to watch proceedings on screens outside.

World Egypt's cabinet approves three-month state of emergency
Author: 0 Egypt's cabinet approves three-month state of emergency

The suicide-bomb attacks on two Coptic churches in Egypt that killed at least 47 people must be viewed as assaults on civilised and tolerant society. "It's a purely political decision that is meant to have a psychological impact". There has been an increase in sectarian violence since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak in 2011 and then the Muslim Brotherhood by the military in 2013.

Author: 0 Christians celebrate Easter across conflict-torn Mideast

Political leaders including Chief Minister Pinaray Vijayan and Religious leaders greeted the people on the occasion of Easter. Pastor Aaron Smith: Ah, that is a great question. After the Easter egg hunt, many people stayed for the worship service. He said he always attends on Easter and Christmas. People just don't seem to have the desire to hold to the historic traditions that your and my Grandparents would have traditionally held to.

Author: 0 Tillerson: Russia 'failure allowed Syria chemical attack'

National Security Adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster addressed the apparent difference in his appearance on "Fox News Sunday", saying, "Both Secretary Tillerson and Ambassador Haley are right about this". Both presidents "noted the inadmissibility of USA aggressive actions against a sovereign state in violation of global law", an April 9 statement said.

World Restaurants Offering Freebies For Tax Day
Author: 0 Restaurants Offering Freebies For Tax Day

Firehouse Subs , Hooters , Boston Market and White Castle are some of the places that are also offering deals. Take 30 percent off your entire purchase, dine-in or carry-out, when you come with a coupon . Stop by a Dunkin Donuts to see what they're offering. This one's simple: buy one large pizza between April 18 and April 20 and get a large cheese pizza free.

World France not responsible for 1942 round-up of Jews, says Le Pen
Author: 0 France not responsible for 1942 round-up of Jews, says Le Pen

Fillon, who led the polls until a "fake jobs" scandal brought him tumbling down, tried to act more restrained and statesmanlike in the hope of regaining voters' trust. Melenchon addressed supporters in Marseille, portraying himself as the candidate of peace and criticizing President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for backing USA airstrikes in Syria.

Author: 0 US, Mexico, Canada bid to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

A decision on who will host the tournament will be made in 2020 . Countries in Europe and Asia are excluded from running due to Fifa's continental rotation policy, with Russian Federation and Qatar hosting 2018 and 2022 respectively. Should the bid be successful, it would mark only the second time the World Cup has been hosted by multiple countries, following on from South Korea and Japan in 2002.

World Flint's mayor to recommend water source after lead crisis
Author: 0 Flint's mayor to recommend water source after lead crisis

Tests in 2015 showed elevated lead levels in the city water supply, and Flint switched back to Detroit water - but many pipes had already been corroded, and leached lead, because of the untreated water. Some city residents at Tuesday's news conference cheered Weaver when she recommended continuing as a customer of GLWA. "It returns the valuable 72-inch transmission line asset back to Flint".

World European Union hopes snap election will boost May's mandate
Author: 0 European Union hopes snap election will boost May's mandate

According to Mrs. May, "The only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election ". May called US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European leaders after the announcement, a spokesman said, without giving details of the conversations.

World Oklahoma deputy dies after shooting, suspect arrested
Author: 0 Oklahoma deputy dies after shooting, suspect arrested

An Oklahoma sheriff's deputy died Tuesday after being shot while serving an eviction notice, authorities said, and a suspect was later arrested after a manhunt. The suspect was identified as 45-year-old Nathan Aaron Leforce, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Wade was taken to a hospital for treatment, but died from his injuries.

World Trump blames Obama for formation of MS-13 crime gang
Author: 0 Trump blames Obama for formation of MS-13 crime gang

The latest FEC filings suggests the president has no intention of giving up the lucrative revenue stream for his family even now that he's found other streams to tap from within the White House. Aside from ignoring the terrifying national security implications of his father's golf weekends, Eric also disingenuously wants us to believe that foreign diplomacy is the primary reason that a president goes golfing.

Author: 0 UK Lib Dems unsurprisingly go anti-Brexit in election campaign message

Tony Blair has urged voters to back any candidate in the upcoming General Election that opposes Brexit - even if that means crossing party lines - amid speculation he may campaign alongside the Liberal Democrats. It marks a welcome boost for the Lib Dems, who had a disastrous 2015 general election, holding on to just eight of their previous 57 seats in parliament, the worst result in their history.

World Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Gunal also voiced his support for Erdogan's announcement that he will study the possibility of restoring the death penalty in Turkey. The opposition has been particularly incensed by a last-minute move by the board to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp.

Author: 0 Iraq opens new Tigris bridge escape route for people fleeing Mosul

The officer went on to stress that Iraqi forces remain in firm control of the district, where they are now carrying out mopping-up operations. The U.N. It's where their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, made his only known public appearance in July 2014 to announce the creation of an Islamic Caliphate. Iraqi Federal Police forces "are engaged in hard, house-to-house clashes with Daesh fighters inside the Old City", a media officer from these units told Reuters .

World IMF foresees 3.5% global economy growth in 2017
Author: 0 IMF foresees 3.5% global economy growth in 2017

It also falls within the government's 6.5-7.5% growth goal for 2017, and will keep the Philippines in the ranks of Asia's fastest-growing economies. The IMF bumped up its estimate for Japanese growth to 1.2 percent this year, an increase of 0.4 percentage point from three months ago.

Author: 0 Gunman kills three people at random in Fresno

After that, he encountered another man, who he shot and killed , Dyer said. Dyer said that it's too soon to determine if the shootings involved terrorism. He was wanted before Tuesday's shooting spree in connection to a murder that happened last week at a nearby motel, where the victim was also white. Authorities did not publicise his identity as they were chasing possible sightings of Muhammad and other leads in the case, Dyer said.

World Trump on North Korea: 'I Don't Want to Telegraph What I'm Doing'
Author: 0 Trump on North Korea: 'I Don't Want to Telegraph What I'm Doing'

We'll see what happens. "The results of that are paying off", Spicer said. Everybody has been outplayed, they've all been outplayed by this gentleman and we'll see what happens. I hope there's going to be peace'. Regarding his softened tone on Beijing, Trump also said he's dealing with China with "great respect", asking why would he start a trade war with China, while they are working together on North Korea.