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Half-time: Rampant Harps in goals spree against St. Pat's

Two minutes before the break, Harps added the third as Jonny Bonner sent in a deep cross and defender Packie Mailey rose high to firmly head home much to the delight of the Finn Park faithful. As Pat's sought to climb the mountain, Christy Fagan's attempt from the edge of the box deflected wide and Harps skipper Ciaran Coll cleared off the line from a Peers header.

BC May 9, 2017 Election Results and Comments

NDP leader John Horgan and BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver also won their respective ridings. Horgan, in contrast, took the Liberals by surprise with a balanced-budget platform bristling with exciting promises: $10-a-day child care, elimination of bridge tolls, a new renters rebate and more.

Justice Dept asks U.S. judge to reconsider ruling against Trump sanctuary order

Sessions' memo came almost a month after a federal judge in California halted Trump's initial attempt to strip funding from sanctuary cities, saying that only Congress, not the president, could impose new conditions on federal grants. Department of Justice and Homeland Security grants as government attorneys argued. Get Texas Take, the Houston Chronicle's must-read political newsletter, sent to your inbox each weekday morning.

Justice Dept asks U.S. judge to reconsider ruling against Trump sanctuary order

Sessions' memo came almost a month after a federal judge in California halted Trump's initial attempt to strip funding from sanctuary cities, saying that only Congress, not the president, could impose new conditions on federal grants. Department of Justice and Homeland Security grants as government attorneys argued. Get Texas Take, the Houston Chronicle's must-read political newsletter, sent to your inbox each weekday morning.

Michael Flynn to decline Senate invite, source says

Trump fired Flynn 24 days later, after federal prosecutors informed the White House about Flynn's involvement with Russian Federation and suggested he could subject to blackmail. The payments, which were made through Flynn's US -based speakers bureau, stemmed from Flynn's trip to Moscow to appear at an RT gala, where he sat at the head table with Putin.

Gambia's Jammeh 'stole $50m', assets frozen

Mr Tambadou said a court order had frozen or temporarily held 88 accounts and 14 companies linked in some way to Mr Jammeh - amounting to all the politician's "known assets" remaining in The Gambia, as the country's new administration sought to prevent him "liquidating or dissipating" anything further.

In A Historic First, Trump Visits Old City Of Jerusalem

The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray. He placed a note between the massive stones, a centuries-old tradition of supplication. He was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders during the hugely symbolic visit. The main focus of Trump's visit, however, is a push to restart stalled peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians. The world needs a strong United States; the Middle East needs a strong United States, Israel needs a strong United States and the United States ...

US Govt 'Under Assault' by Trump After Comey Firing: Clapper

Dick Durbin and Dianne Feinstein are calling on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign if no special prosecutor is named to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey in the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. Trump then went on to suggest scrapping the traditional White House briefings that have existed in some form since the Woodrow Wilson administration nearly a century ago.

Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC)

Creative Planning's holdings in Kinross Gold were worth $137,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The company was able to keep return on investment at -0.10% in the last twelve months. In Gold Industry, Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC ) have 1.24 billion outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders.

Meghan Markle Spotted Arriving at Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception With Prince Harry

Earlier Pippa was beaming in a custom-made Giles Deacon wedding gown as she Wednesday her new husband financier James Matthews . Privacy-hungry Prince Harry was almost able to bring his American girlfriend to Pippa Middleton's private wedding reception without being photographed.

Security Tightened around Rajinikanth's Residence

Calling the political system corrupt, he urged his supporters to "prepare for war" when the time comes. Chennai: Security has been tightened near Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth's Poes Garden residence in the city, following protests by a pro-Tamil outfit, which opposed his political plunge.

Macron wins French election

Valls", Jean-Paul Delevoye, who chooses Macron's party's candidates, told Europe 1 radio on Wednesday. "I can work in a government majority", said Bruno Le Maire, a senior Republicans official, who had been an aide of presidential candidate Francois Fillon, and is tipped by some to become the new foreign minister.

France's Macron appoints center-right PM to widen appeal

Meanwhile, French Polynesia's president Edouard Fritch has given his full backing to the new president, saying there is a shared vision of how Tahiti can help Mr Macron's new strategy for Europe. Christophe Castaner, Macron's campaign spokesman, was appointed government spokesman. A series of tax evasion and other scandals hit the previous government.

Trump hails chances for peace during Israel trip

Past US presidents have visited the wall, but either before or after their tenure as president. Updated at 10:20 a.m. His comments came after he landed in Israel, thereby, becoming the first U.S. "There's a great feeling for peace throughout the Middle East", Trump said. "There is no other way", he said. The official briefed on Sunday's meeting said the package includes building permits for Palestinians in Area C that has largely been off limits to Palestinian development until now.

Rubio: 'People got what they voted for'

People got what they voted for. Sen. Marco Rubio introduces Alex Acosta, President Donald Trump's nominee to be Secretary of Labor, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.

Iranian People Chose 'Engagement With the World,' Rouhani Says After Re-Election

He promised voters a moderate and outward-looking Iran and criticised the conservative-dominated judiciary. The results have further jeopardized the position of current Tehran Mayor Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf who ran in the presidential race only to withdraw in favour of Rouhani's leading challenger, Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi.

Nicola Sturgeon rejects 'ludicrous' claims Tory surge could stop referendum bid

But even if everyone who voted independent would have voted SNP in a general election (a highly improbable supposition), that clearly can not account for all of the difference between the two performances. "It was a remarkable result and the lesson I take from it is clear". Last week the UK Prime Minister accused the European Union of interfering in the upcoming UK General Elections on 8 June, causing more tensions with the 27 member block and drawing criticism for provoking what some ...

North Korea to South: There's More Where That Came From

It reached an altitude of 560 kilometres (347 miles), the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity, citing office rules. North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as ideal by leader Kim Jong Un.

UAE minister sees chance for Iran to reset 'troubled' ties with neighbours

In a further dig at Iran's biggest rival in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Rouhani reiterated the Iranian assertion that Saudi Arabia had been behind the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in the U.S. "Now he must provide more freedoms, break the hard-line monopoly on the state-run radio and television, and increase freedom of press". That said, Rouhani has his work cut out.

Rouhani Re-elected by Strong Margin as Iranian President

A statement on Kremlin website Saturday did not give the text of the message, but said Putin "confirmed his readiness to continue active joint work on the further development of Russian-Iranian partnership cooperation both on the bilateral and global agenda".

SurfStitch faces $100m class action

Since its much-hyped IPO in 2014, SurfStitch has endured a series of major setbacks with a massive loss in FY16, a share price wipeout and the acrimonious departure of co-founder and CEO Justin Cameron. Surfstitch shares hit an all-time low of 6.9 cents on Monday - down from $2.13 in November 2015 - after the firm said it will close its United States office and expects its full-year loss to double.

Paul Manafort sends docs to Senate Intel for Russia probe

The committee chairs issued a bipartisan statement saying they were "disappointed" by Flynn's announcement and planning to press forward with their requests for information about his dealings. Roger Stone said that he believes the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation into possible dealings with Russian Federation is a "witch hunt".

Ford CEO Mark Fields is ousted

Ford's stock price has fallen nearly 40 percent since Fields became CEO in July 2014. Despite its investments in self-driving cars, which also include $1 billion poured into a joint venture with Argo AI, Ford has struggled to balance the cost of creating new technology with declining auto sales.

Shots fired in Missoula; 3 in custody, 1 injured

Around 8:45 a.m., deputies and Missoula police officers approached the truck, which had several people inside. When officers caught up with the vehicle involved at the Zip Trip gas station, they saw a gun and took cover, said Maricelli. The other three occupants have been taken into custody and the parking lot was cordoned off. The investigation into the incident will be handled by the Ravalli County Sheriff's Office.

Megyn Kelly set for her NBC prime-time debut

Various reports hinting at her forthcoming debut on network television and confirming her first major interview have circulated widely, but aside from occasional hints like these, Kelly herself has remained outside the limelight for the time being.

Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

Acting assistant secretary for the US State Department Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Stuart Jones speaks at a news conference at the US Embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, October 1, 2015. The war has killed as many as 400,000 people since 2011, contributed to Europe's worst refugee crisis since World War II and enabled terror group ISIS to emerge as a global threat.

Report backs sex abuse claims against 13 at prep school

The report, conducted by Casner & Edwards law firm in Boston, summarizes a year-long investigation of allegations of sexual assault and misconduct by 34 St. Paul's. Those claims were shared anonymously and could not be substantiated, the report states. The report follows the arrest past year of a former Episcopal priest, Howard White, who served as the school's chaplain in the late 1960s and early 1970s on charges that he sexually assaulted a teenage student.

Spain PM accuses Catalan leader of blackmail

The region's ruling coalition, "Together for Yes", has already drafted a transitional bill on the basic structure and functioning of a hypothetical Catalan state, which would become law immediately should the Spanish government block the referendum, El Pais newspaper reported Monday, citing a copy of the blueprint.

Despite Promise, Trump Won't Be Moving US Embassy To Jerusalem

Israel reportedly gave the intelligence information to the United States that President Trump shared with Russian Federation officials at the White House last week. The area, captured by Israel in 1967, is not sovereign Israeli territory and Palestinians there are not Israeli citizens and do not have the right to vote.

S.Korea's Moon appoints top ministers and security adviser

Kim, the president's pick for the finance portfolio, is known for his attention to detail and humble personal background. They were believed to have held talks on prospects for containing North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities as well as the economic fallout over the deployment in South Korea of the United States of America missile defense system called THAAD.

Defence deal with Saudi to counter 'malign Iranian influence': Rex Tillerson

The Iranian president championed a nuclear deal with the United States and five other major powers in 2015 that led to the lifting of most sanctions against Iran previous year, in return for curbs on its nuclear program. Saudi Arabia and Iran compete for influence across the Middle East, respectively backing rival political or armed groups in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen.

Chinese investor visas deserve extreme vetting

Investors were told to act now, as the visa progam could change. Some critics have urged the government to abolish it entirely. Trump, who advocates restrictive immigration policies, extended the EB-5 investor program without long-promised reforms as part of a massive federal spending bill.

North Korea fires medium-range missile in its latest ballistics test

There was no further information given about the nature of the projectile. South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a National Security Council meeting at the presidential Blue House to discuss the missile launch, Moon's office said.

Majority believe Trump fired Comey to hinder Russian Federation investigation

After the Senate briefing was announced Monday by a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said in a statement that he hoped senators on both sides of the aisle would "use this opportunity to seek the full truth" about Comey's firing.

Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

The visit is the second of three stops on the President's schedule aimed at highlighting the importance of the world's three largest monotheistic religions. Trump has pitched himself as a "mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator" to help both sides to reach a lasting peace settlement and has resisted laying out specific conditions for a peace deal.

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