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Source: The Guradian

Macron’s charm offensive on Trump is part of his bid to lead Europe

Today 07:03 GMT

Can a 40-year-old French president, who gives sweeping speeches about Europe, singlehandedly save the global liberal order – and western democracy with it – by whispering into a the ear of a 71-year-old US president who has only contempt for the European project and the values it is meant to uphold?

What all this boils down to is that Macron’s European ambitions depend not only on his domestic reform agenda, but also on the extent to which he is able to raise his profile in Washington, and draw credibility from that in Europe.

Source: Reuters

Toronto police eye deadly van attack suspect's 'cryptic message'

Today 06:07 GMT

The man accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians on a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people, in Canada’s deadliest mass killing in decades left a “cryptic message” on social media before his attack, police said on Tuesday.

“The accused is alleged to have posted a cryptic message on Facebook minutes before” the attack, Graham Gibson, a Toronto police detective sergeant, told a news conference. “There is absolutely no place on our platform for people who commit such horrendous acts,” she said in an email.

Source: CBS News

Melania Trump's hat has the internet in formation, comparing her to Beyoncé

Today 00:10 GMT

No, that honor goes to first lady Melania Trump, who arrived at the ceremony in a wide-brimmed white hat that now has social media users across the globe in formation.

While the French first lady opted for a more classic Chanel-style boucle dress and matching jacket, first lady Melania Trump made fashion waves by pairing a $2,195 Michael Kors Collection asymmetric belted crepe blazer and skirt suit with a trendy wide-brimmed Michael Kors Collection hat.

Source: The Guradian

Ronny Jackson, Trump's pick for veterans affairs job, faces hearing delay

Today 06:06 GMT

Senators are discussing a delay in the confirmation hearing for Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), over growing questions about the nominee’s ability to manage the government’s second-largest department.

Discussing Jackson, Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat and member of the Senate veterans affairs committee, said: “Some Republican colleagues have told me that they think the hearing should be postponed, which certainly deserves consideration. “I think there may well be a need for more time, in fairness to Admiral Jackson, so he and the administration have an opportunity to answer these questions fully and fairly.”

Source: DW

Toronto van carnage suspect charged with 10 counts of murder

Today 06:07 GMT

A man killed 10 people on a Toronto sidewalk with a van has been charged with 10 counts of murder and 13 counts of attempted murder.

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Toronto authorities on Tuesday charged a van driver who plowed into a crowd of people on a busy sidewalk with murder. Police said the suspect, 25-year-old Alek M. was not known to them before Monday's carnage in Canada's most populous city, which left 10 people dead and 15 more injured.

Source: Fox News

Trump poised for major makeover of liberal 9th Circuit court

Today 07:02 GMT

Standing in their way is a wall of Democrats hellbent on protecting the long-standing leftward lean of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

The most liberal appeals court in America could soon be getting a Republican makeover if President Trump and Senate GOP leaders are able to fill seven open seats with conservative picks. Standing in their way is a wall of Democrats hellbent on protecting the long-standing leftward lean of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Source: New York Times

Fear and Hope in South Korea on Eve of Summit With Kim Jong-un

Today 06:06 GMT

As South Koreans prepare for their president to meet Kim Jong-un on Friday, many are left scratching their heads about the motives of a North Korean leader who has abruptly pivoted from threats of nuclear annihilation to offering warm peace overtures.

“The North Koreans are cheating again, putting up this show so they can buy time and ease sanctions, never intending to abandon their nuclear weapons,” said Kim Chang-guk, 73, who joined other older citizens in downtown Seoul on a recent weekend to protest the inter-Korean summit meeting. “I would rather believe a woman who has given birth to a baby and still insists that she is a virgin than Kim Jong-un.”

Source: New York Times

What Is an Incel Explaining a Term Used by the Toronto Van Attack Suspect

Today 07:03 GMT

Minutes before turning his van onto a Toronto sidewalk on Monday, killing 10 people and injuring more than a dozen others, Alek Minassian wrote a post on Facebook, according to the Canadian authorities.

In his Facebook post, Mr. Minassian reportedly described himself as “Private (Recruit) Minassian” and expressed a desire to “speak to Sgt 4chan.”

Source: NBC News

Missing Mexican students were killed, dissolved in acid after mistaken identity: authorities

Today 06:07 GMT

Three Mexican film students who went missing in March in Guadalajara, in the state of Jalisco were kidnapped, tortured and killed, and their bodies were dissolved in acid, authorities said Monday.

In 2014, the case of the 43 missing student teachers in the southern state of Guerrero gained national attention after a group of nearly 100 students from the Ayotzinapa Teacher’s College were ambushed by local police on September 26 of that year — leaving six dead and 43 missing.

Source: CBS News

Iran nuclear deal tops agenda for Macron's U.S. visit

Today 07:03 GMT

President Trump is hosting French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House and at the top of their agenda is the future of the Iran nuclear deal, which Mr. Trump has threatened to scrap.

It's a tough issue for Mr. Macron who's trying to persuade Mr. Trump to stay in the deal, arguing there is no "plan b" for stopping Iran from getting nuclear weapons. After meeting with Mr. Macron, Mr. Trump seemed open to a possible compromise being worked out by European allies.

Source: Fox News

Trump says embattled VA pick Ronny Jackson 'making a decision' on future: 'I wouldn't do it'

Today 06:07 GMT

President Trump said Tuesday that his embattled nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary will be “making a decision” soon about whether to continue to seek the position, saying he stands by Dr. Ronny Jackson no matter what but, “If I were him … I wouldn’t do it.”

The president addressed the controversy over his VA pick in response to a question from Fox News’ John Roberts at Tuesday’s press conference with visiting French President Emmanuel Macron.

Source: NBC News

Confirmation hearing delayed for Ronny Jackson, Trump's VA Secretary pick

Today 06:06 GMT

Ronny Jackson’s confirmation hearing to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, has been postponed because of unspecified concerns about Jackson's background, two sources told NBC News.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called his "lack of VA leadership" experience "concerning," while former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele put it this way on MSNBC:. "Unless he was a mayor of a town somewhere in America we don’t know about, he won’t have a clue what to do.". Jackson and Haake reported from Washington, D.C., and Stelloh reported from San Francisco, California

Source: Fox News

Trump hosts Macron at first White House state dinner

Today 07:03 GMT

President Trump welcomed French President Emanuel Macron to the White House Tuesday evening for the first state dinner of the Trump administration.

Attending the dinner were Defense Secretary Jim Mattis; Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin; White House Chief of Staff John Kelly; national security adviser John Bolton and CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who is awaiting Senate confirmation to become Trump's new secretary of state.

Source: New York Times

Romney Failed to Win at Utah Convention, but Few Believe He’s Doomed

Today 06:06 GMT

Mitt Romney wound his way through this city’s tulip festival on Monday, shaking hands, hugging toddlers and shrugging off his failure to sew up the nomination for an open Senate seat at this state’s Republican Party convention last weekend.

In a demonstration of why Mr. Romney faces little threat in the primary, Mr. Christensen quickly added that while he is disposed toward Mr. Kennedy, he is still in “wait-and-see mode” and believes that the former Massachusetts governor would do “a good job” as the state’s newest senator.

Source: Fox News

'Real Indian' running against Sen. Elizabeth Warren sues after city tells him to stop calling her 'Fake Indian'

Today 06:06 GMT

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suing after city officials demanded he take down his signs calling her a "fake Indian."

Since March 17, Ayyadurai's campaign bus has sported two identical signs picturing himself and a rendition of Warren wearing Indian attire. The upstart independent Senate challenger, Shiva Ayyadurai, on Sunday filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the demand from the city of Cambridge violates his constitutional free speech rights, according to The Washington Times.

Source: Global News

North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

Saturday 14:32 GMT
Source: Fox News

North Korea announces end to missile testing as Trump cites 'big progress'

Saturday 14:32 GMT
Source: New York Times

‘Viva Verdi,’ Say Fans With Very Verdian Names

Sunday 21:51 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Make this one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you’ll learn how to fry

Sunday 21:51 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Kalidou Koulibaly’s late header seals victory for Napoli over Juventus

Sunday 21:51 GMT
Source: New York Times

Review: Anna Netrebko Emerges as a Powerful New Tosca at the Met

Sunday 21:51 GMT
Source: The Guradian

US and Russian nuclear arsenals set to be unchecked for first time since 1972

Wednesday 12:44 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Tencent Music: Tune In, But Don’t Turn On Yet

Tuesday 11:48 GMT
Source: Common Domain

$110 Million Malibu Beach Home Sets Los Angeles Price Record

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Don’t blame oil prices for a narrowing gap in government bond yields, says BMO

Tuesday 19:10 GMT
Source: Common Domain

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Today 07:03 GMT
Source: New York Times

‘I Feel Pretty’ and the Rise of Beauty-Standard Denialism

Tuesday 13:38 GMT
Source: BBC

Could the royal baby boost the economy?

Today 00:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Need STEM Teachers Look to Older Adults

Tuesday 13:39 GMT

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