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World Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump
Author: 0 Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump

Judson Hill. Polls showed the GOP leaders closely bunched together, though Handel was considered a slight favorite. Republicans in the race are split among Trump supporters and candidates trying to hold the president at arm's length. "But we've got some real wind at our back at every level". Ossoff benefitted from a Republican field of 11 candidates, some of whom declared their loyalty to Trump while others kept their distance.

World Egypt in state of emergency after twin church bombings
Author: 0 Egypt in state of emergency after twin church bombings

At least 31 people were killed and 40 wounded in attacks carried out by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the city of Tikrit, central Iraq, Reuters reported , citing Iraqi security sources and medics. U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on the phone Sunday with Sissi to offer condolences to the families who lost their loved ones. The group that makes up around 10 percent of the country's 82 million population has been repeatedly targeted in the past.

World Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win
Author: 0 Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win

Included on my list were jumping out of an aeroplane - preferably with a parachute - running a marathon, appearing in a West End Musical, and seeing Manchester City win the Champions League. "The sun was coming and the day was handsome - but we don't need too much sun!" The opening and closing dates for the ballot have yet to be announced but last year it opened on 2 May and closed four days later - so expect a similar time this year.

Author: 0 More Than 100 Killed, Injured as Taliban Storms Army Base

The Islamic State group claimed it was behind the operation - hours after the more powerful Taliban denied responsibility for the raid. The Taliban said in a statement they had carried out the attack, using suicide bombers to breach defences.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly's golden payout from Fox is an outrage

It is reported that company has been forced to pay some $13 million in sexual harassment lawsuit settlements. "If you do the math, that is twice as much as they paid his accusers", Colbert said. In the wake of his removal, Fox has confirmed that Tucker Carlson will move from his 9 p.m. slot to O'Reilly's previously held 8 p.m. time starting April 24.

World 'Facebook Killer' found dead after police chase
Author: 0 'Facebook Killer' found dead after police chase

Stephens made the 74-year-old Godwin say Lane's name before gunning him down at random Easter Sunday on Cleveland's East Side, police say. A man suspected of randomly shooting a grandfather and posting video of it to Facebook has taken his own life.

World Most major Western leaders to skip China's New Silk Road summit
Author: 0 Most major Western leaders to skip China's New Silk Road summit

Wang dropped the word "one" from the original name of the program, One Belt, One Road . British finance minister Philip Hammond will come as May's representative, while Germany and France are having elections at the time and will send high-level representatives, Wang said.

World Bangkok 'unique' despite street stall edict: Thai tourism boss
Author: 0 Bangkok 'unique' despite street stall edict: Thai tourism boss

But food writer and TV presenter Adam Liaw has hosed down concerns the move would see the end of the world's most vibrant street food destination . The news has been met with shock from many who love the city. "Street food and street vendors are still allowed in the zoned areas, as we are trying to make the areas tidy and clean, but sellers must comply with the law", Wanlop said.

World Kendrick Lamar Shares New Don Cheadle Assisted Music Video for
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar Shares New Don Cheadle Assisted Music Video for "DNA".

Two first names, huh?" He doesn't just release a music video to promote a single-he does so to augment the art and add to the overall experience of the album. From intriguing album covers to spoken word cuts and his tendency for jazz, Kendrick has subtly but effectively given the non-musical aspects of his artistry the same level of dedication as the musical aspects.

World UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay
Author: 0 UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

In a unanimous statement, the council demanded that North Korea "conduct no further nuclear tests" and said Pyongyang's "illegal missile activities" were "greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond". Trump gave no indication of what the moves might be. The increased tensions came as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US was looking at ways to pressure North Korea to the negotiation table over its nuclear program.

Author: 0 Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Through two games, the best players in this series were Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. After Paul tied it with a jumper, the Jazz closed the quarter on a 15-2 run to take a 34-21 lead. The Clippers got by with Chris Paul leading the charge in the second half to guide them to victory. Assuming Griffin exercises the early termination option on his contract this summer, he would have the freedom to sign with any team.

World Ensure Kashmiri students' safety
Author: 0 Ensure Kashmiri students' safety

They are citizens of our country and part of our family. Er Rashid reminded top BJP leaders including home minister Raj Nath Singh of his appeals made to Kashmiri students last year, asking them to end the strike and open educational institutions in Kashmir, but this year the same government is closing down the educational institutions.

Author: 0 VP Pence arrives in Australia, last stop in Asia

During the visit to Indonesia, his latest stop on an Asia tour, Pence has been pushing to help United States firms who want to do business in Indonesia - one of several countries targeted by Donald Trump's administration for running a trade surplus with the US.

World Army chief condemnes Taliban attack on Afghan army base
Author: 0 Army chief condemnes Taliban attack on Afghan army base

The militants entered the base in a military vehicle and began shooting at the soldiers as they prayed at a mosque in the base. "Their leader came in and shouted "aim for their heads". Photos circulating online showed the inside of the mosque pock-marked with bullet holes and strewn with shattered glass. "Our prayers and condolences to the families who lost loved ones", said Indian Prime Minister Modi.

Author: 0 More Than 100 Dead In Taliban Attack On Afghan Army Base

Officials say more than 100 soldiers were killed or hurt after Taliban fighters dressed in military uniforms engaged in an hours-long attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday strongly condemned a terrorist attack on an army base in Afghanistan that killed at least 135 soldiers. The gunfire was followed by an explosion at one of the base's gates, it stated.

Author: 0 Israeli Cancels Family Visits to Palestinian Prisoners on Strike

Israel calls them security prisoners - held for offenses ranging from stone throwing and membership in outlawed groups to carrying out attacks that killed or wounded Israelis. Prison officials have been ordered by the nation's government to instill "punitive measures", as it were, in order to pressure the Palestinians to give up their strike.

Author: 0 Ake in line to start for Chelsea in FA Cup semi-final

In a curious twist of fate, the two sides battling it out for this season's Premier League title find themselves pitted against one another today. Spurs are just four points behind leaders Chelsea in the Premier League and they still have a chance to lift the trophy.

World How a single Trump sentence enraged South Korea
Author: 0 How a single Trump sentence enraged South Korea

The South Korean defence ministry said US and South Korean air forces were conducting an annual training exercise, codenamed Max Thunder, until April 28. The United States is aware of a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bomber planes, signalling a possible heightened state of readiness, USA officials told Reuters on Thursday, but downplayed concerns and left open a range of possible reasons.

World British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election
Author: 0 British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday that earlier promises not to increase key taxes limited his ability to manage the economy, as his Conservative party prepares to set out its manifesto for an election on June 8. Sir Vince added that Mrs May needed to clarify her taxation plans and how she planned to "fill the Brexit black hole" in the budget. "They will fall on those with the broadest shoulders who can bear the greatest burden", he said.

Author: 0 Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

She hailed the Brexit vote and election of Trump as the start of a new world order and was seen at Trump Tower earlier this year but refused to disclose if she was meeting the new U.S. Arrayed on the other side are Le Pen, who advocates leaving the European Union immediately , and hard-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, who demands a renegotiation of key treaty provisions.

Author: 0 Rouhani Opens Re-Election Bid with Defiant Jab at US

The Iranian government ostensibly maintains its own domestic human rights monitor, but in practice his role appears to emphasize public denial of criticisms raised by foreign governments and non-governmental human rights monitors on the basis of information gleaned from Iranian political prisoners, domestic activists, and others.

World Migrant exodus from Libya amid warm weather
Author: 0 Migrant exodus from Libya amid warm weather

Almost 8,500 people were rescued from the Mediterranean sea over Easter weekend, United Nations aid agency International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. "I urgently appeal to all countries of Europe and the Mediterranean, and to all people of goodwill, to act in solidarity, supporting the humanitarian initiatives now under way to save lives", President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca said.

Author: 0 North Korea says 'don't mess with us' as US plans next move

China's military escalation comes amidst rising tensions in the region, with American President Donald Trump warning North Korea that the U.S.is sending "an armada" into the region, combined with reports that the administration is now willing to strike North Korea should it successfully carry out another nuclear weapons test.

World Unemployment rates down in tri-county area
Author: 0 Unemployment rates down in tri-county area

Of 23,600 jobs posted online last month, 4,200 were classified as "hard to fill". Bamberg County's unemployment rate for March was 7 percent, which was the lowest the county has seen since April 2005. Calhoun County had the 14th highest unemployment rate in SC in March. Ceres had an unemployment rate of 9.5 percent in March, up slightly from the 9.4 percent in February.