Theresa May set for Scottish visit in election campaign – BBC News

April 29, 2017

General election: What you need to know Which MPs are standing down, and who might be standing? Do strong leaders make good prime ministers? During her visit, Mrs May will visit a business and speak at a campaign rally, introduced by Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson. Mrs May will discuss the UK government’s modern industrial strategy. Image copyright PA Image caption Jeremy Corbyn will urge young potential voters to overcome “apathy and resignation” …

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Trump says he would consult with China’s Xi before speaking to Taiwan

April 28, 2017

… I’ve established a very good personal relationship with President Xi. And I really feel that he is doing everything in his power to help us with a big situation, so I wouldn’t want to be causing difficulty right now for him,” he said, referring to the increasingly tense standoff with Pyongyang. Early diplomatic snafu Shortly after his election, as President-elect, Trump had a 10-minute phone conversation with Tsai, a move that angered Beijing and upended decades-long US …

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Would visiting Parliament inspire you to vote? – BBC News

April 27, 2017

… ‘It is complex’ So did it work? “It was better than I thought it would be,” LaTifah says, with Big Ben looming behind her. “I do know who I would vote for and being here today, I can say that I would confidently vote for the first time in 26 years.” “It was massively different to how I thought it would be. I’ve come away now feeling that I have a good grasp of how politics works. But it is complex,” Chiara added. …

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French presidential candidate Macron targeted by hackers, cyber firm says

April 25, 2017

… that Russia used against the US — of getting hold of embarrassing information and releasing it — I’d say the French are very open to such things.” Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied any interest in interfering with the elections in France. But analysts say Putin would have good reason to favor conservative nationalist Marine Le Pen over centrist Macron in the upcoming runoff election. “Le Pen has been very open about her desire to have better relations with …

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The seats that could decide the election – BBC News

April 23, 2017

… Constituency Winner 2nd place Majority Majority % Gower Con Lab 27 0.1 Derby North Con Lab 41 0.1 City of Chester Lab Con 93 0.2 Croydon Central Con Lab 165 0.3 Ealing Central & Acton Lab Con 274 0.5 Berwickshire, Roxburgh & Selkirk SNP Con 328 0.6 Ynys Mon (Anglesey) Lab PC 229 0.7 Vale Of Clwyd Con Lab 237 0.7 Brentford & Isleworth Lab Con 465 0.8 Bury North Con Lab 378 0.8 For politicians it’s obviously a good idea to focus on these battleground …

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Bill Nye Slams CNN For Putting Climate Change Skeptic On Earth Day Panel

April 23, 2017

… nearly as fast as the alarmists computer models predicted.He added: The whole basis for the alarmism is not true. Its based on flawed computer modeling. In the past, Happer has argued that global warming and an increase in carbon dioxide is good for mankind. Hes also compared the demonization of carbon dioxide to the demonization of the poor Jews under Hitler. Rumors that Happer was being considered for the role of President Donald Trumps science advisor spread after the climate change skeptic …

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Was ITV’s The Nightly Show a success? – BBC News

April 22, 2017

… praised ITV for being willing to try something new in the first place: “As much as I love the News at Ten, it wasn’t performing very well for ITV, so commercially it was a good decision to look at that 10 o’clock slot.” ITV’s director of TV Kevin Lygo told Broadcast magazine: “In terms of The Nightly Show, this eight-week run is about extending the 10pm hour, extending the primetime feel of ITV, and seeing how that looks and feels during this period and how …

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Fresno rampage leaves families without fathers

April 20, 2017

(CNN)One victim was a security guard trying to keep the peace. The other three victims did nothing to provoke the gunman — aside from being white, police said. What the killer didn’t know was the stories behind the lives he took. Here’s what we know about the victims in the Fresno shooting rampage: Carl Williams, 25 …

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‘Randamoozham’: India to produce its most expensive film ever

April 19, 2017

… the high production of American films and television. However, in recent years Bollywood’s southern rivals, namely the Telugu film industry dubbed Tollywood, have been plowing in hefty funds and reaping the rewards. Southern India’s film industry made 831 films in 2012, according to the Film Federation of India. The upcoming “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” is a mythological saga based on a traditional plot of good vs. evil and charts the journey of a prince who rediscovers …

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Trump may have to be patient about North Korea

April 18, 2017

Washington (CNN)The United States has lost its strategic patience with North Korea. So what’s a had-it-up-to-here superpower to do to stop a pariah nation bent on putting its nuclear weapons on top of a missile that could reach America? Tough talk, for sure. Lean on China to turn off its life support to its neighbor, for another. But for all the warnings that Trump will fix the showdown with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, it’s so far unclear whether at its foundation, his …

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‘Leftovers’ Director Points To Trump As Possible End-Of-Days ‘Agent Of Destruction’

April 17, 2017

Damon Lindelofs series launched its third and final season on HBO Sunday. Starring Justin Theroux and Carrie Coon, the show is a kind of end-of-days saga about what happens after the mysterious disappearance of 2 percent of the worlds population. The vanishings, called the Sudden Departure, appear to be similar to the rapture predicted in the Bible when good people, living and dead, rise to heaven just before the world is destroyed. Religious zealots tend to embrace the idea of the rapture …

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Scrapped free schools ‘wasted’ nearly 140m, says NUT – BBC News

April 17, 2017

… programmes cannot attract sufficient numbers of pupils.” Labour’s shadow education secretary, Angela Rayner, said it was further evidence that the “free schools programme is a deeply inefficient way to provide the new school places that are desperately needed”. The Department for Education said free schools were popular with parents and their creation had given parents more choices in finding good local schools. “The construction costs of a newly-built free school …

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Dogs trained in Wales help fight rhino poaching in Africa – BBC News

April 16, 2017

… massively-important part of conservation – they offer a very good visual and physical deterrent.” After 12 months of training in Wales, dogs get further training in Africa with Animals Saving Animals, which works with conservation rangers. Image copyright Extremus Dog Training Image copyright Extremus Dog Training Two dogs, Belgian Malinois Rogue and Polaris, recently tracked a team of poachers in Zimbabwe who promptly fled, leaving a behind a cache of weapons the animals …

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Atlanta Braves begin new ballpark chapter at SunTrust Park

April 15, 2017

… He’d later score the first run, as Nick Markakis drove in Inciarte and Freddie Freeman with a double. Inciarte also hit the first home run, coming in the bottom of the sixth inning. It was his third home run of the season. “I’m not going to lie, I had a good feeling about tonight,” Inciarte, who hit three home runs all of last year, said. The action wasn’t just limited to the field. An area geared toward children has a zip line and a climbing wall. The three-story …

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Ships in the night: A visit to one of Italy’s ‘pleasure boat’ yards

April 14, 2017

Viareggio, Italy (CNN)The maiden voyage of the Aurora — a new 160-foot, $26.6 million aluminum super yacht launched last week in Viareggio, Italy — lasted less than one hour and only covered a humble 500 yards. Watching an imposing vessel like the Aurora passing through the darkened streets of the scruffy, seaside town, halting traffic and only narrowly avoiding a collision with a streetlight, induces a surreal and somewhat disorienting feeling. But for those more immersed in the …

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VP Pence heads to Asia-Pacific amid North Korean posturing

April 14, 2017

… in exchange for their help deterring North Korea. “That’s worth having not as good a trade deal as I would normally be able to make,” said the President. Trump, Chinese leader face North Korea dilemma During a meeting at the White House on Thursday, Trump said that North Korea “is a problem” that will be “taken care of.” Now, this upcoming trip will offer Pence the opportunity to deliver that message to the region in person. More From this publisher : …

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Why do these failed paradises exist in Hong Kong?

April 14, 2017

(CNN)Setting foot onto Sea Ranch, it’s hard to believe that this beautiful beachside development is only an hour by boat from Hong Kong’s Island’s zinging financial district. Nestled on the southern coast of Lantau — the largest outlying island in Hong Kong — these spacious homes were designed to form an idyllic millionaire’s village. But that dream failed. In previous decades, when occupancy was at a nadir, Sea Ranch was described by some as having a …

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White House: Federal hiring freeze over, ‘surgical’ cuts begin

April 13, 2017

… morning, is an attempt by the Trump administration to make good on the President’s promise to “drain the swamp,” a slogan that animated his 2016 campaign. “This is really important to the President,” Mulvaney said when asked why Trump will be able to do what past presidents have failed to accomplish. “I can tell you that this is a big part of draining the swamp. … Really, what you are talking about doing is restructuring Washington, DC, and that is how …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

… pretty harbor, great beaches and warmer water.) Sydney’s persistent inferiority complex is chalked up to a poisonous self-awareness that it’s a superficial tart, blessed with good looks, who dropped out of school early. Melbourne is the sophisticated, wealthier sister with a MA from Oxford and innately more interesting. Or so it claims. As for Sydneysiders, they just think Melbourne is a constant weather anomaly with an unsophisticated mob of latte-sipping sports heads, so caught …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… company — KIDS: Mama Mia! CHRISTIE: — and I just said that I wanted to start an education center really helping families in poverty, for filling in all the language, the grammar, and also teaching them how to read and write. UNIDENTIFIED GIRL: When I grow up, I want to become an artist. UNIDENTIFIED BOY: I can do it. CHRISTIE: That was so good! Every ten weeks, we have a graduation ceremony and the kids write a speech and then they do it in front of a lot of people. When you see the …

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… perhaps at times in his career. “I need to be extra patient, I need to not lose my head, stay calm no matter what happens and keep going in the same direction because it feels good,” Garcia added. READ: R1 — Hoffman dominates on day one READ: R2 — Garcia, Fowler in leading quartet READ: Danny Willett’s guide to Amen Corner READ: Tiger Woods — 20 years of iconic images READ: All you need to know about Augusta and the Masters READ: Former champ Mize relives …

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler in leading quartet

April 8, 2017

(CNN) Five years ago at Augusta he said he wasn’t “good enough” to win a major, now Sergio Garcia shares the halfway lead with Charley Hoffman, Thomas Pieters and Rickie Fowler at the Masters. Garcia fired a three-under 69 on another breezy day in Georgia to reach four under and erase the four-shot overnight lead of Hoffman, who added a 75 to his opening 65 to slip back. Follow @cnnsport Belgian debutant Pieters, 25, who played a starring role for Europe on his Ryder Cup …

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House Republicans Were Handed A Historic Opportunity. They’re Blowing It.

April 7, 2017

… infrastructure bill. And a defense supplement. And 12 appropriation bills. Meanwhile, the White House already appears to be lashing out at Ryan, unable to accept that he and other congressional leaders cant just make Republicans pass the health care bill. For Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), Republicans pumping the brakes on their health care legislation is a good sign. But theres still no evidence Republicans can bridge the divide in their conference on much of anything. Lawmakers appear no …

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Easy, healthy breakfast Recipes for teens- Protein-Packed / video (01)

April 7, 2017

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… did it. SEN. HARRY REID (D), NEVADA: It’s time to get the Senate working again, not for the good of the current Democratic majority or some future Republican majority, but for the good of the United States of America. CILLIZZA: The filibuster, whether real or threaten, had always been a way that the Senate distinguish itself from the House. The House very much runs in a “majority rule” rule. If you have the votes, you have the votes. In the Senate, in order to close off that …

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