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MACRON: No, but we have direct discussions and each time I take a decision or he takes a decision, we have a direct phone call.
MACRON: I'm very much concerned-- I'm very much concerned because you have a very-- very strong push coming from the jihadists in the whole region. And that's our role in Sahel, in Sahara, because I have 4,500 people on the ground in this region fighting against the terrorists and helping the African governments to fight against the terrorists.
"This is an individual who came from Bangladesh, was living here, went through a number of jobs, was not particularly struggling financially or under any known pressure, who was not on our radar at the NYPD, not on the FBI radar, and he's somewhat characteristic of what we've been seeing across the world which is somebody who turns up one day out of the blue," John Miller, NYPD deputy commissioner for intelligence and counterterrorism, told "CBS This Morning."
In Berlin, the first candle of the city's massive Hanukkah menorah has been lit to mark the traditional start of the Festival of Lights.
"We stand here at Pariser Platz, a site which was the center of darkness during the era of National Socialism," said Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, who heads Berlin's Chabad Lubavitch Jewish Educational Center and is the rabbi of the Jewish Community of Berlin, "to light the Hanukkah menorah, so that we can symbolically bring light into the darkness. It is exactly at this site that we want to say that we seek a positive and tolerant society."
Now the company is hoping it can do the same for initial coin offerings, the popular but unregulated practice of selling custom virtual currencies to raise money for software projects.
Indiegogo started a new service on Tuesday to vet coin offerings, also known as I.C.O.s, and then help sell them to small and large investors. The first project to use the service, a start-up known as the Fan-Controlled Football League, will begin raising $5 million on Indiegogo this week.
For all that, Mr. Kolb said he recognized the long odds at beating Mr. Cuomo, but invoked the biblical story of David versus Goliath and the similarly themed Hollywood saga of Rocky Balboa as examples of underdogs winning the day.
One of those possible challengers, State Senator John A. DeFrancisco, an irascible Republican critic of Mr. Cuomo, appeared at an event on Monday in Albany alongside a possible Democratic candidate, the departing Syracuse mayor, Stephanie Miner, both of whom took the opportunity to bash Mr. Cuomo.
The leftist alliance won 113 seats in Nepal's national parliament while the ruling center-left Nepali Congress party took just 21, the election commission reported on Tuesday.
The leftist alliance, composed of the communist Unified Marxist Leninist and Maoist Centre parties, was also leading in six out of seven newly created provincial assemblies mandated in a new national constitution, which was officially adopted in 2015.
Tyson Fury has vowed to put the “nightmare of the last two years” behind him and reclaim the world titles which he says are rightfully his after being cleared to resume his career by UK Anti-Doping (Ukad).
A Ukad statement read: “Ukad, Tyson Fury and Hughie Fury have agreed to resolve the proceedings brought by Ukad (1) against Tyson Fury and Hughie Fury based on the reported presence of elevated levels of nandrolone metabolites in urine samples that they provided after their respective fights in February 2015; and (2) against Tyson Fury based on his alleged failure to provide a sample in September 2016.
Authorities in Bangladesh have said the man suspected of attempting to detonate a pipe bomb at New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal Monday was not on the country’s terror watch list.
“So far, his name is not on our wide-range list of radicalized persons or members of terror groups, both from Bangladesh and outside,” Sanwar Hossain, a senior counter terrorism police officer, told AFP. “We are trying to gather more details.”
What does surprise lobbyists, however, is the sheer number of wins in getting the Trump administration to roll back or delay unfavorable regulations in its first 10 months.
During the eight years of the Obama administration, business lobbyists often found the gates to the White House closed tight. They are open now under President Donald Trump.
It’s a lesson that must be applied this Hanukkah by Americans of all races and creeds if we are ever to prevail against evil.
Charles Dickens’ famous opening words from his 1859 novel “A Tale of Two Cities” accurately describe how many American Jews are feeling this year at the start of Hanukkah, our Festival of Lights, which begins at sundown Tuesday. Dickens wrote: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness .…”
The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that, in an eight-page letter, Todd Kohlhepp wrote that he tried to tell investigators and informed the FBI, but he said “it was blown off.” “Yes there is more than seven,” Kohlhepp wrote in a letter dated Nov. 28.
Authorities said that on the way to the hospital, Brown told them about how Kohlhepp confessed to killing a married couple before she was captured, and about killing four people at a Spartanburg County motorcycle shop — murders that were unsolved for 13 years.
California firefighters continue to battle one of the largest fires in the state's history as wind and dry weather make it nearly impossible to contain.
Though the fire has continued to spread, firefighters reported that 20% of the blaze had been contained by Tuesday morning, up from 10% on Sunday. Around 7,000 firefighters have been deployed to fight the blaze, but steep slopes and rocky terrain have made it dangerous to tackle the flames.
At 25 years old, cystic fibrosis patient Katrina Secord says her fate is in the hands of the Alberta govenment, as she awaits funding for a medication to help manage her illness and potentially save her life.
READ MORE: Why Canadian cystic fibrosis patients live 10 years longer than their U.S. peers. Alberta Health’s statement doesn’t sit well with Chris MacLeod, a Toronto lawyer who has cystic fibrosis and is also the chair of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Society.
Nintendo took a 10% stake in smartphone game maker DeNA Co. in 2015, and the two companies said they would introduce five smartphone games by March 2017.
Asked what would happen if Nintendo distributes its smartphone games in China with new partners, DeNA’s Mr. Moriyasu said his company would still receive revenue as long as it is involved in the game development process.
Twitter users have been whipped into a frenzy over the last couple of days when news broke that a shopping site used skinny models to advertise plus-size tights.
Wish, a San Francisco-based shopping app that sells unbranded clothing, accessories, electronics and various other household items directly from China, posted a listing for plus-size hosiery that features a skinny model wearing the tights and pulling the waistband over her torso to indicate how much they stretch.