Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Trump gives Macron pep talk before his big speech to Congress [11]  ar  da  de  es  fa  fr  nl  pt  sl  tr  hu

A rare convening in the House of Representatives that Trump has only faced twice since his own election, legislators from both chambers are gathering this morning to watch Macron deliver his remarks. Macron and his wife Brigitte were feted Tuesday on the White House lawn at a distinguished ceremony....

dailymail 4:39:00 PM CEST

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Hamleys’ Chinese owners prepare swoop on House of Fraser [6]  de  fr  nl  sv  fa  hu

The Chinese owner of Hamleys is in talks to buy a 51 per cent stake in House of Fraser. C. Banner International said that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Nanjing Cenbest, the present owner, also of China, to purchase a “possibly very substantial” equity interest in the chain. The Nanjing-based, Hong Kong-listed C.

thetimes 4:21:00 AM CEST

Alek Minassian: Toronto attack suspect posted online about 'incel rebellion', say police [5]  da  de  fr  nl  no  pt  sv  hu

Alek Minassian: Toronto attack suspect posted online about 'incel rebellion', say police , the Toronto van attack suspect, is believed to have posted on Facebook praising “incel” killer Elliot Rodger only minutes before 10 people were mown down and killed in the Canadian city on Monday.

news-yahoo 10:27:00 PM CEST

Armenian opposition calls off Wednesday's talks with government [4]

YEREVAN, April 25. /TASS/. The talks on resolving the current political crisis that the Armenian government and the opposition originally scheduled for Wednesday have been called off, Tigran Avinyan, a spokesman for the Civil Accord opposition party said on Tuesday.

itartass_en 2:03:00 AM CEST

Asaram case verdict: Security in India to avert violence [4]  fr  nl  sv  sl

Ahead of a trial court's verdict in rape case against self-styled godman Asaram, the Union Home Ministry on Tuesday issued an advisory to Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana to step up security in order to prevent any untoward incident, an official said. The ministry also is in touch with the states....

khaleejtimes 6:07:00 AM CEST

Russian, Iranian, Turkish top diplomats expected to meet in Moscow April 28 — source [4]  de  fa  fr  pt  ru  tr

MOSCOW, April 25. /TASS/. A trilateral meeting on Syria between Russian, Iranian and Turkish Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov, Mohammad Javad Zarif and Mevlut Cavusoglu is expected to be held in Moscow on April 28, a source in the Russian Foreign Ministry informed TASS on Wednesday.

itartass_en 2:55:00 PM CEST

2 soccer fans arrested on suspicion of attempted murder [4]  da  de  es  et  it  nl  no  pl  pt  sv  hu

The injured man was taken to Walton Neurological Centre and his condition is considered critical. "We believe the victim, was in Liverpool with his brother, for the Liverpool v. Roma semi-final and was assaulted during an altercation between Roma and Liverpool fans near to The Albert pub at about 7:35 p.

cnn 2:15:00 AM CEST

Trump state dinner: President and Melania host Macron at White House [3]  bg  da  de  es  et  fr  nl  pt  ro  sl  sv  hu  no

Reporters were left off the invite list but one media mogul made the list: the owner of Fox News Channel Rupert Murdoch. The media mogul held his wife Jerry Hall's hand as they made their way into the White House. Other notable guests who made their way into the White House included CEO of Apple Tim Cook and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

dailymail 2:01:00 AM CEST

Meek Mill released from prison [3]  de  es  nl  pt  sl  sv  fr  hu

"We are thrilled that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has directed Judge Brinkley to immediately issue an order releasing Meek on bail. As we have said all along, Meek was unjustly convicted and should not have spent a single day in jail. We are also pleased that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has....

CBSnews 1:07:00 AM CEST

UN aid chief says $8 bn needed for Syria [3]  ar  de  fa  fr  nl  pt  sv  hu

The head of the UN aid agency said Tuesday $8 billion needs to be raised at a donor conference in Brussels to help Syrians affected by the country's bloody civil war. Mark Lowcock, the head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), said resources for work....

newvision 4:54:00 AM CEST

Indonesia oil well fire kills 11 people, injures dozens [3]  de  nl

A newly drilled, unregulated oil well caught fire as people were trying to collect the oil early Wednesday, burning to death at least 11 people and injuring dozens of others. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the well in Pasi Putih village in eastern Aceh province ignited about 1.

ABCnews 7:48:00 AM CEST

Kim, Moon seek to control optics at their historic summit [2]  ar  fr  no  pt  sw  fa

Cameras wielded by one of the most aggressive media contingents on the planet will fire live images of a man used to controlling every aspect of his public persona into the homes and onto the phones of millions of people around the world — though it's not yet clear if it will be seen instantly in ....

ABCnews 8:49:00 AM CEST

Supreme Court seems headed toward upholding Trump's third try at a travel ban [2]  de  pt

If that is the outcome when the court eventually issues a decision — likely by the end of June — that would not be surprising. In December, the court granted an appeal from Trump's lawyers and agreed to allow the current (third) version of Trump's travel ban to go into full effect despite a lower-court order that had put it on hold.

latimes 5:55:00 PM CEST

Danish Inventor Convicted of Reporter's Murder, Gets Life [2]  da  de  fr  it  nl  no  pl  pt  sv

COPENHAGEN — Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen was found guilty Wednesday of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall during a private submarine trip. He was sentenced to life in prison. Judge Anette Burkoe at the Copenhagen City Court said she and two jurors unanimously decided Wall's....

voanews 2:08:00 PM CEST

Right at Home: Modern folklore patterns adorn decor [2]  ro

topix 3:27:00 PM CEST

For his next trick, the EPA's Scott... [2]  de  nl  fr  sl

FILE PHOTO: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (EPA) Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in... In a cabinet filled with scandal-plagued members, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt manages to stand out.

msnbc 4:16:00 PM CEST

Gunman at large after killing police officer, stealing his car in U.S. state Maine [2]  de  es  fr  nl  ru  sl  sv

WASHINGTON, April 25 (Xinhua) -- A gunman is at large after shooting a police officer dead, stealing his police car and robbing a gas and convenience store early Wednesday in the northeastern U.S. state of Maine, the authorities said. Local police are searching for John Williams, the 29-year-old....

xinhuanet_en 6:47:00 PM CEST

Boracay to recover quickly – PCCI exec [2]  sl

Boracay should quickly recover from a six-month shutdown as the island will remain a premier tourist draw, a Philippince Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) official said. “It is so easy to recover,” PCCI director Samie Lim told reporters on Tuesday. “Boracay is very unique island, a jewel, one of a kind.

manilatimes 6:42:00 PM CEST

The clock is ticking on malaria [2]  nl  sl  da

With drug and insecticide resistance on the rise and slow progress in reducing cases and deaths, the clock is ticking on malaria. The EU must join other health leaders and scale up its efforts to fight the disease, writes Charles Goerens. Charles Goerens is a Member of the European Parliament for Luxembourg.

euractiv-en 6:18:00 AM CEST

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