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Fifa: French probe 2018 & 2022 World Cup bids

French prosecutors are investigating the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and have questioned former Fifa president Sepp Blatter.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:42 pm

Raila Odinga chosen to challenge president in Kenya vote

This will be the fourth time that veteran politician Raila Odinga runs for president.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:34 pm

Mexican woman, 116, gets bank card after being deemed ‘too old’

The Mexican woman was told she was over the bank’s age limit until the press intervened.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:23 pm

Fox host Watters takes sudden leave after Ivanka remark backlash

Jesse Watters was criticised for a remark about the first daughter but he denies it was lewd.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:14 pm

Philippines police ‘keep people hidden in secret cell’

A tip-off led to the discovery of 11 undocumented prisoners in a room hidden behind a bookcase.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:51 pm

Le Pen’s National Front ‘took 5m euros from EU’

The European Parliament alleges fraud by the French presidential candidate’s nationalists.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:41 pm

When you drop your drugs… in court

An arrest warrant’s out for a man who dropped a bag of drugs during a court appearance in Ohio.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:35 pm

Two Americans killed in IS Afghan raid

The soldiers were killed during a raid in eastern Afghanistan, the Pentagon confirms.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:27 pm

Gruelling feat

Mina Guli is attempting to complete a gruelling 1,600km (1000 miles) feat across six continents.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:01 pm

Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns UK on scope of talks with EU

The German chancellor says the future UK-EU relationship can only be discussed once exit issues are resolved.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:33 pm

World – Google News

“We are 6.8 percent of the way home”: “The Simpsons” rips President Trump’s first 100 days in office – Salon


Salon

“We are 6.8 percent of the way home”: “The Simpsons” rips President Trump's first 100 days in office
Salon
“The Simpsons” offering an inside look into the new administration. In honor of President Trump's first 100 days in office, the legendary animated show released a short video online Wednesday that may accurately depict the White House as a haunted …
'The Simpsons' Mocks Trump's First 100 Days with Spicer Suicide, Ivanka on Supreme Court (Video)Breitbart News
Donald Trump's First 100 Days In Office | Season 28 | THE SIMPSONSYouTube

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:03 pm

A Calmer Mexico Sees Trump Anew: As a ‘Bluffer’ at the Poker Table – New York Times


New York Times

A Calmer Mexico Sees Trump Anew: As a 'Bluffer' at the Poker Table
New York Times
The Paso del Norte International Bridge between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez in Mexico. On Wednesday, the Trump administration signaled it wanted to leave Nafta and then hours later reversed course, saying it preferred to renegotiate it. Credit
Trump says 'will renegotiate' NAFTA deal with Canada, MexicoReuters
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was once an advocate for NAFTACNN
Trump says no plan to pull out of NAFTA 'at this time'Washington Post
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:57 pm

Russian navy intelligence ship sinks after collision with freighter off Turkish coast – Washington Post


Washington Post

Russian navy intelligence ship sinks after collision with freighter off Turkish coast
Washington Post
ISTANBUL — A Russian naval intelligence ship sank Thursday after colliding with a merchant freighter in foggy conditions on the Black Sea near Istanbul, the Turkish coast guard said. All 78 crew members on the Russian vessel were rescued. The crew of

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:28 pm

Trump is about to be 0-4 on his legislative promises for his first 100 days – Washington Post


Washington Post

Trump is about to be 0-4 on his legislative promises for his first 100 days
Washington Post
Unless he can summon a miracle, President Trump is going to reach 100 days in office without getting anything on his wish list through Congress. And the fact we're measuring his failures by this timetable is largely his fault. First, what he promised
The 6 most savage jokes from 'Simpsons' Trump 'toonUSA TODAY

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:15 pm

Top Pentagon watchdog launches investigation into money that Michael Flynn received from foreign groups – Washington Post


Washington Post

Top Pentagon watchdog launches investigation into money that Michael Flynn received from foreign groups
Washington Post
The Pentagon's top watchdog has launched an investigation into money that former national security adviser and retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn received from foreign groups, members of the House Oversight Committee said Thursday. The Pentagon …
Michael Flynn Under Defense Dept. Investigation Over Foreign PaymentNew York Times
Cummings: White House 'covering up' for FlynnThe Hill
Pentagon Warned Michael Flynn Against Accepting Foreign Money In 2014; He Didn't ListenHuffington Post
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:11 pm

Man arrested on suspicion of terror offenses near UK Parliament – CNN


CNN

Man arrested on suspicion of terror offenses near UK Parliament
CNN
London (CNN) A man armed with knives has been arrested near the British Parliament on suspicion of planning a terror attack. Armed officers from the Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command unit swooped on the suspect Thursday, as part of an …
UK police arrest man carrying knives on suspicion of terrorismNew York Daily News
UK police arrest man with knives near PM's office in anti-terrorism operationYahoo News
Terror Suspect Armed With Knives Arrested Near UK ParliamentNBCNews.com

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:53 pm

Syria blames Israel for Damascus airport blast – CNN


CNN

Syria blames Israel for Damascus airport blast
CNN
(CNN) Syria is blaming Israel for alleged missile strikes Thursday near Damascus International Airport. Israel won't confirm nor deny responsibility for the explosion. But an Israeli government minister said "the incident in Syria" fits Israel's policy
Israel strikes arms depot near Damascus airport: sourcesReuters
Syria war: 'Israeli strike' hits military site near Damascus airportBBC News
The Latest: Russia condemns apparent Israeli strike on SyriaWashington Post
NBCNews.com –New York Times
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:09 pm

China Eyes Tighter Sanctions on N. Korea, but Limits Remain – Voice of America


Voice of America

China Eyes Tighter Sanctions on N. Korea, but Limits Remain
Voice of America
One of the key messages that came out of President Donald Trump's meeting with U.S. lawmakers on North Korea was a renewed emphasis on the need to use sanctions and diplomacy to try and pressure Pyongyang back to the negotiating table. And while …
Rumors Rife as Gas Restrictions in N. Korean Capital Drag OnU.S. News & World Report
White House announces sweeping proposal to cut taxes, a plan likely to raise deficitLos Angeles Times
Why North Korea's Nuclear Threat Must Be Taken More Seriously Than EverHuffington Post
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 1:14 pm

Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in ‘coming days’ – CNN


CNN

Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in 'coming days'
CNN
Washington (CNN) The US anti-missile system designed to mitigate the threat of North Korea's missiles will soon be operational, US and South Korean defense officials said Wednesday. US Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris told the House Armed …
DP candidate warns North against any provocationsKorea JoongAng Daily

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:16 am

Senators Leave White House Briefing On North Korea Unsure About Why It Took Place – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Senators Leave White House Briefing On North Korea Unsure About Why It Took Place
Huffington Post
“I'm not quite sure why we went all the way down to the White House.” By Jason Linkins , Jessica Schulberg. Wednesday afternoon, the entire U.S. Senate took a bus ride to the auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, ostensibly to receive
Yes, Donald Trump set up senators for a photo op on North KoreaCNN
Senators get North Korea briefing in unusual WH visitThe Hill
North Korea the Focus as Rex Tillerson Chairs UN Security Council MeetingNBCNews.com
Daily Beast –Business Insider –New York Times –New York Post
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:50 am