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

April 28, 2017

… the banking sector, Macron moved into the role of economy minister two years later. He attracted support from the left and the right with promises to boost the economy and improve security. His party, En Marche!, which was only created in September, has more than 200,000 members. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsViral Mobilio Downsell1 Viral Mobilio Downsell1SyncLeads WL Agency 20 3rd Generation Lead Ads Tech – FACEBOOK APPROVEDCuration Studio – Web App 30 Sites Curation …

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You can’t out-crazy Kim Jong Un

April 25, 2017

(CNN)President Trump had a pretty full national security plate Monday: Lunch with ambassadors from the nations that make up the UN security Council, a meeting with his Defense Secretary and Joint Chiefs Chairman, and dinner with Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham. Top of the menu: North Korea. In fact, speaking briefly for the cameras at that very lunch, the President made clear he finds the status quo on the peninsula “unacceptable,” and he called on UNSC members to …

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Will Curiel’s case be a DACA test for Trump?

April 22, 2017

… was picked up and deported to Mexico in February, a claim that the Department of Homeland security disputes. When Montes tried to reenter the US two days later, he was arrested by Border Patrol agents. DHS says he voided his DACA status by leaving the country; he says the leaving was involuntary. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Ann Coulter vows to speak at UC Berkeley after school calls off event

April 20, 2017

(CNN)Conservative commentator Ann Coulter vowed to proceed with a scheduled speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley, despite the school’s decision to call it off. In a letter to Berkeley College Republicans, who organized the event, Vice Chancellors Scott Biddy and Stephen Sutton said campus police were unable to find a “suitable venue” for the April 27 event. “Unfortunately, UCPD determined that, given currently active security threats, it is not …

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Fresno rampage suspect details each day of killing spree to police

April 20, 2017

(CNN)The Fresno killing spree that left several families fatherless started when the gunman thought a security guard disrespected him. So, police say, he killed him. But the shooter didn’t want to go down in history for just one slaying, police said. He vowed to eliminate as many white men as he could. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Steve King Toasts Border Patrol After Deportation Of Dreamer

April 19, 2017

… security. But Montes could be the first documented case of a Dreamer with active DACA status being deported. He had past criminal convictions for driving without a license and shoplifting, but his record did not exclude him from the program and his paperwork was not set to expire until 2018, according to USA Today. Trump maintained the DACA program even though he promised to end it which King believes he should follow through on. But he also said he would give Immigration and Customs …

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Turkey’s shell-shocked opposition struggles to find a way forward

April 18, 2017

… own protocol. Even as the ballots were being counted on Sunday, the board decided to allow unstamped ballots to pass as legal votes — a move that the opposition says gave the green light to voter fraud. Tana de Zulueta, head of the Organization for security and Cooperation in Europe and the Council for Europe election monitoring group said the decision “significantly changed the ballot validity criteria, undermining an important safeguard and contradicting the law,” …

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How many bombs has Britain dropped in 2017? – BBC News

April 16, 2017

… stronghold in Iraq. An MoD update from 6 April details a strike against a “Daesh motor team” in north-western Mosul, where a Brimstone missile was used to destroy the target. Islamic State and the crisis in Iraq and Syria in maps Iraqi security forces hold defensive line in Mosul The RAF flight then tracked a truck “carrying a terrorist team who had been planting booby traps” before scoring another “direct hit” on the moving vehicle. Meanwhile in Syria, RAF …

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Trump Administration Won’t Release Logs Of Visitors To The White House

April 15, 2017

The decision is a departure from the Obama administration, which did release the logs.Michael Dubke, the White House communications director, told Time that the White Houses decision was made out of concern for national security and privacy, and to protect President Donald Trumps ability to discreetly seek counsel. The White House says it will honor public information requests to parts of the White House legally classified as agencies, such as the Office of Management and Budget, according …

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Dems Challenge Kushner’s Security Clearance Over Hidden Russian Meetings

April 15, 2017

… last week revealing that Kusher failed to disclose dozens of foreign contacts when he filled out an FBI national security form, as required for his clearance. Those contacts included at least two meetings with high-level Russians while Kushner was working on Trumps transition: Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Sergey Gorkov, an executive of Russian state-owned Vnesheconombank, which was under U.S. sanctions. Lack of candor, particularly regarding contacts with Russian officials, was a …

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Trump Rushes Into World Affairs

April 13, 2017

… Bannon in a corner. Yes, the meister was laughing in the front row of Wednesdays press conference with the head of NATO. But it was a chuckle of the condemned. Everyone in town saw the presidents dismissive distancing of himself from Bannon in Trumps hometown newspaper, the New York Post. Everyone also has seen Tillerson, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National security Adviser H.R. McMaster shred Bannon to pieces for the amusement of vengeful First Son-in-Law Jared Kushner. …

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Trump’s saber-rattling is North Korea’s propaganda dream come true

April 13, 2017

… Koreans that the US would not take unilateral action against North Korea without consulting Seoul. “The United States makes it clear that it will not take a new policy or measure without consultations with us,” South Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman Cho June-hyuck told reporters. Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun warned people against being “blinded by exaggerated assessments on the security situation of the Korean Peninsula.” Moon Jae-in, leader of the …

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Dr. David Dao’s United nightmare could be yours

April 12, 2017

… airport, and as a result, it must eject paying customers from the flight. Imagine if, failing to find volunteers, the airline selects random passengers to deplane instead, you included — and that when you refuse, saying you have responsibilities to patients back home, you’re physically yanked from your seat by security, slammed against an armrest, making you bleed, and dragged semiconscious down the aisle in full view of horrified passengers. Replay More Videos … …

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CNN Exclusive: Classified docs contradict Nunes surveillance claims, GOP and Dem sources say

April 12, 2017

Washington (CNN)After a review of the same intelligence reports brought to light by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and aides have so far found no evidence that Obama administration officials did anything unusual or illegal, multiple sources in both parties tell CNN. Their private assessment contradicts President Donald Trump’s allegations that former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice broke the law by requesting the …

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Egyptians mourn, but do they understand?

April 11, 2017

… necessary, both in security terms and in its recognition of religious minorities as truly equals — not second-class citizens to apologize to and comfort. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVideo Titan – Resell Rights Resell Video Titan and get 100% of the profits!AdRespark Upgrade Monthly subscription to AdRespark the worlds first intuitive and adaptive ad creation softwareMembership Command – Ultimate Offer Reseller (One Time) Become a Platinum Reseller across 10 …

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Violent clashes in Venezuela as thousands protest socialist government

April 9, 2017

(CNN)Thousands of protesters clashed Saturday for a fifth consecutive day with security forces in Caracas, the Venezuelan capital. Officers in riot gear blocked a highway as marchers tried to advance, chanting “Liberty, Liberty!” Protesters tossed rocks and returned tear gas canisters used against them. The Venezuelan National Guard also used water tanks against the demonstrators as thousands of them marched from eastern Caracas, an opposition bastion, toward downtown, where most …

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Congress Loves The Syria Strike. But Senators Can’t Say Why Trump Thinks It’s Legal.

April 8, 2017

And few of them seemed especially concerned about what a president already criticized for chaos and impulsiveness might use that power to do next. I think the president had the authority to do what he he did, McConnell said, without elaboration. And Im glad he did it. Ill tell you there is a desire to see what authority that the administration is claiming to operate under so far whether its based on his powers as commander-in-chief under Article II to deal with the national security …

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Trump’s change of heart on Syria

April 7, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s decision to authorize a missile strike against a Syrian air base Thursday night signals a major break not only with the Obama administration but also with past statements made by the President himself. Fifty Tomahawk missiles were fired at the air base from which the chemical attacks against Syrian civilians were launched earlier this week and left more than 70 people dead. “It is in the vital national security interests of America to prevent and …

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Anderson Cooper questions Trump’s ‘biggest story’

April 6, 2017

(CNN)CNN’s Anderson Cooper questioned Wednesday how President Donald Trump could say Susan Rice is the biggest story of the moment, just one day after the deadliest chemical gas attack Syria has seen in years. Trump told the New York Times that former national security adviser Susan Rice may have committed a crime by requesting the names of Trump associates who were incidentally mentioned on intercepted communications during the Obama administration. The President offered no evidence to …

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What we know about Syria’s chemical weapons

April 6, 2017

… Strongpoint security, told CNN that the Russian version of events was “highly implausible.” All the nerve agents used in the Syrian conflict so far have been binary nerve agents, he said, which are mixed from different components within a few days of use. This is done because of the difficulties of handling agents such as Sarin, which has a very short shelf life, he said. “Nerve agents are the result of a very expensive, exotic, industrial chemical process — these are not …

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US takes turn atop UN Security Council

April 4, 2017

United Nations (CNN)Some pundits predict United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley will one day run for president, but for a month, at least, she will be — of the 15-nation UN security Council. Ambassadors take up the post each month, and April fell to Haley. While the former South Carolina Governor, who so far has been outspoken in her brief tenure in New York, said she is supposed to remain somewhat guarded as the leader of the 15-nation council, she told a packed news conference Monday …

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Trump signals he won’t press human rights ahead of key diplomatic week

April 3, 2017

… Trump has spoken several times since becoming the GOP nominee last summer. Later in the week he will meet China’s leader Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago estate, where issues of trade and security are expected to eclipse discussion of human rights. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH China steps up environmental protection China In his meetings with China’s Xi on Thursday and Friday, Trump will again confront a leader accused of running a repressive regime …

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The only 4 things you need to know about Trump and Russia

April 1, 2017

(CNN)Donald Trump’s Russia problem is getting worse — and more complicated. Questions about his campaign’s alleged ties to Moscow seem to proliferate by the hour. The mushroom cloud surrounding his baseless allegations that President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower is spreading faster. The investigations have become difficult to keep track of — and those are just the ones we know about. But the revelation on Thursday that fired former Trump national security …

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Why China is banning beards and veils in Xinjiang

April 1, 2017

(CNN)No long beards. No veils in public places. No home-schooling. The latest measures — outlined in a sweeping new anti-extremism legislation — take effect Saturday and come on the heels of a series of steps to increase surveillance in the region that include the surrender of passports and mandatory GPS trackers in cars. “They’re doubling down on security in Xinjiang,” said James Leibold, an associate professor at Australia’s Le Trobe University, whose …

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Stansted Airport: Protest to ‘end deportations’ diverts flights – BBC News

March 30, 2017

The spokesman said more than 10 people were near an area of the airport used by private operators, but did not confirm where the aircraft was destined. He said the protest took place in a remote part of the airport, away from the passenger terminal or runway. Protestors posted images of themselves lying on the ground as they were surrounded by security staff and police. In a Facebook post, they said the flight was due to “forcibly deport dozens of people to Nigeria and Ghana” but …

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China versus the US: Australia’s increasingly hard choice

March 29, 2017

(CNN)At the start of his five-day visit to Australia, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told parliamentarians in Canberra that “peace was the most precious thing.” That might be Chinese diplomatic boilerplate, but Li was speaking at Parliament House, where security had been tightened following the appalling atrocity in London, so it would have felt very real to those in the room. Of course, Premier Li insisted in his Canberra speech that China “will never seek dominance.” …

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