Saturday, 22nd April 2017

World News

Trump awards Purple Heart on first trip to military hospital (CBS News)

North Korea threatens nuclear war ahead of Trump visit with U.N. Security Council (CBS News)

Taliban's Deadliest Attack Since Ouster Takes Heavy Toll (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Paris officer killed in terror attack remembered (CBS News)

France Pauses for Breath on Eve of Unpredictable Election (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

U.S. Surgeon General Replaced Under Trump Administration (NBC News)

Taliban fighters attack army base (CNN)

President Trump Awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed Military Hospital (Time Magazine)

The Latest: French campaigns halt prior to presidential vote (Fox News)

Trump Appear at Rally, Not Correspondents' Dinner (NBC News)

Theresa May looking at MASSIVE win as Ukip and Labour voters abandon Nuttall and Corbyn (Daily Express)

Paris Champs Elysees attack: 'Angry Police Wives' protest against violence (BBC)

13 dead in 1 day in Venezuela protests (CNN)

Slideshow: Life in repressive North Korea (Fox News)

Afghan Officials Say 100 Casualties in Attack on Afghanistan Military Compound (Time Magazine)

Paris police arrest knife-wielding man at Gare du Nord (Daily Mail)

Motive for Paris attack a mystery, but shooting will likely impact upcoming election (CBS News)

Germany AfD: Protesters and police clash as right-wingers meet (BBC)

EU is ahead of Britain in trade deals, say US officials (Daily Mail)

General election 2017: Can parties select candidates in time? (BBC)

Trump to Make Big Tax Reform Announcement Wednesday (Newsweek Magazine)

French riot police fire tear gas in Paris clashes (Daily Mail)

Pence: China pressure North Korea to solve nuclear threat (Daily Mail)

Scientists worldwide defend against Trump cuts (Daily Mail)

Chinese Media Is Subdued in the Face of North Korea-U.S. Standoff (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump marking 100th day with 'big rally' (CNN)

March for Science Protesters Say They're the Real Patriots (NBC News)

Is this the most DOOMED man in the world? North Korea prisoner may NEVER be released (Daily Star)

North Korea warns Australia it is in nuclear weapon range (Daily Mail)

Tory tax row: Theresa May fails three times to rule out 'tax lock' pledge (Daily Express)

More Than 100 Killed Or Injured In Afghan Military Base Taliban Attack (NBC News)

Russian soldier killed by knife attack in Armenian city (Fox News)

Teenager killed after she was hit by a train in Sheffield (Daily Mail)

Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest (Fox News)

General election 2017: PM says Tories are 'party of lower taxes' (BBC)

Overseas Voters Kickoff French Presidential Election (Newsweek Magazine)

EU Brexit co-ordinator hits out at Theresa May (Daily Mail)

Mexico says 2 top drug traffickers killed near US border (Fox News)

President Trump Says Dreamers' Can Rest Easy' Because His Administration Is After the Criminals' (Time Magazine)

Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremists (Fox News)

French election held just days after terror strike in Paris (CBS News)

As the French Go to the Polls, Uncertainty Is the Only Sure Bet (New York Times - Paywall)

"The Hill" editor-in-chief on recent Trump policy promises (CBS News)

N. Korea 'ambassador to West' says it could destroy world (Daily Mail)

UKs Theresa May Wont Rule Out Personal Tax Hikes After Election (Newsweek Magazine)

Militants in army uniforms kill more than 100 Afghan soldiers at northern base, officials say (Los Angeles Times)

Opposition: airstrikes knock out hospital in Syria's north (Fox News)

Former bullies share why they regret their past mistakes (Daily Mail)

Armed Civilian Bands in Venezuela Prop Up Unpopular President (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump policy push ahead of 100-day mark: health and taxes (CBS News)

Theresa May arrives for speech in Dudley (Daily Mail)

Eye Opener: Trump vows tax cuts to come (CBS News)

China Pressure on North Korea Gives Peace a Chance, Says Pence (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Theresa May Refuses To Rule Out Tax Rises After General Election (Huffington Post)

Franco-German Machine is collapsing How anti-EU voters could DECIDE the French election (Daily Express)

Madeleine McCann may have been snatched by traffickers, top ex-cop says (Fox News)

General election 2017: How many people are registering to vote? (BBC)

Afghanistan massacre: More than 100 feared dead in Taliban attack (Fox News)

Trump Administration Dismisses Surgeon General Vivek Murthy (Time Magazine)

Police arrest man with knife at Paris' Gare du Nord station (Fox News)

Spanish police arrest suspect from Egypt with German help (Fox News)

SNP rules not to endorse two sitting MPs as general election candidates (BBC)

Afghan casualties in Taliban Mazar-e Sharif attack pass 100 (BBC)

Trump Wins Turkish Friends by Congratulating Strongman Ruler (NBC News)

Kim Jong Un party paradise: North Korean dictator's resort revealed as his people starve (Fox News)

Volleyball Over, North Koreans Go Back to Work at Nuclear Site, Analysts Say (New York Times - Paywall)

A French Campaign Waged Online Adds a Wild Card to the Election (New York Times - Paywall)

We're not scared' North Korea taunts America - and says Pyongyang WANTS a war (Daily Express)

ECB can't save euro from RUN ON BANKS if eurosceptics win French election, economist warns (Daily Express)

Venezuela Riots, Looting Claim a Dozen Lives (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Acid attacks 'hidden' by fearful victims, say police (BBC)

Romanian border police find 111 migrants in back of truck (Fox News)

Donna Willis: Absconded prisoner believed to be in Northumbria Police area (BBC)

Mental Health Experts Say '13 Reasons Why' Is 'Irresponsible' (NBC News)

Why Scientists Should All Be Diplomats (Time Magazine)

Eric Pickles Standing Down As Conservative MP At General Election 2017 (Huffington Post)

London nightclub acid attack victim relives horror (Daily Mail)

Election 2017: Which MPs are standing down, and who might be standing? (BBC)

Is Kim almost WAR READY? How North Korea's military parades have become more SOPHISTICATED (Daily Express)

North Korea warns GREAT WAR' coming as US strike force just DAYS away (Daily Star)

2 suspected IS adherents killed in Russia (Fox News)

What Has Ivanka Trump Been Doing? A Timeline of Her Accomplishments in the White House (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump Administration Puts Trade Deal With EU Ahead of Post-Brexit Britain (Newsweek Magazine)

Why Military Force Against North Korea Might Not Work (NBC News)

Cop Killed In Paris Shooting Was Also On Duty During 2015 Bataclan Attack (NBC News)

Donald Trumps Latest Approval Ratings In Election Swing States Show How Unpopular He Really Is (Newsweek Magazine)

Vietnamese Villagers Release 19 Officials Held Hostage in Land Dispute (New York Times - Paywall)

Donald Trump May Prioritise EU Over UK For Trade Deal - And Remainers Aren't Surprised At All (Huffington Post)

Dems Hold 'American Idol' Events to Take on Trump (NBC News)

What the Georgia 6th Runoff Election Means for Both Parties (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump and Money Laundering: The Key Questions to Ask (Newsweek Magazine)

Looting, shootings leave 13 dead in 1 day in Venezuela (CNN)

French Muslim held back from Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo (Daily Mail)

French overseas territories kicking off presidential voting (Fox News)

Afghan base attack death toll 'rises to 140' (Daily Mail)

Team Astana cyclist Michele Scarponi killed in training (Daily Mail)

Theresa May does NOT want Brexit WITHOUT an EU trade deal, blasts Brussels bigwig (Daily Express)

Paris Attack, Revelations About Gunman Jolt French Election (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

140 Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack on Afghan Base, Official Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Donald Trump hails Marine Le Pen as STRONGEST CANDIDATE' ahead of French elections (Daily Express)

'Everything's on fire' - organising a snap election (BBC)

Pence Says U.S. Will Honor Australia Refugee Deal Trump Called 'Dumb' (NBC News)

North Korea nuclear threat dominates Australia and US talk (Daily Mail)

Paris terrorist who gunned French cop in terror attack caught with knives (Daily Star)

The Latest Climate Change Documentary Tells A Positive Story. Here's Why That's Important. (Huffington Post)

Theresa May 'to REJECT call for migrants in Britain to be guaranteed EU rights for life' (Daily Express)

Parents of girl say staff 'disregarded' guidelines (Daily Mail)

Why Marine Le Pen May Sway France's Undecided and Apathetic Voters (Newsweek Magazine)

Rushed UK General Election Could Impact Brexit Negotiations (Newsweek Magazine)

Gas stations in North Korea's main city restrict services, speculation that China is reducing supply (Fox News)

Our Father Killed Our Mum And Sister - But My Brother's Strength Saved Me (Huffington Post)

What we know about the Paris gunman (BBC)

Le Pen demands mosque closures after attack (CNN)

Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat (Fox News)

Why you should care about the French election (CNN)

What the French Elections Say About Their Colonial History (Newsweek Magazine)

NYC officials fire back at Trump administration over "soft on crime" comments (CBS News)

North Korea warns China of CATASTROPHIC CONSEQUENCES' if it continues economic sanctions (Daily Express)

China Hacked South Korea Over Missile Defense: U.S. Firm (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro (Fox News)

Attorney general considering charges against WikiLeaks (CBS News)

Questions linger over who President Trump has met at Mar-a-Lago (CBS News)

Do NOT make election promises you cannot keep, meddling EU commissioner warns Theresa May (Daily Express)

General election 2017: Tories move to dampen tax hike fears (BBC)

Theresa May 'does NOT want a major reshuffle after expected election win', reports claim (Daily Express)

North Korean defector was inspired to flee his country after watching TITANIC' (Daily Express)

Russian and North Korea blamed for MASSIVE power cuts across US days after CIA warning (Daily Star)

Beginners' guide to the French elections (CNN)

Sources: Russia tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign (CNN)

ISIS Paris terrorist was caught with knives two months ago (Daily Mail)

Blair scrambles to 'mobilise' voters AGAINST a hard Brexit as he predicts May VICTORY (Daily Express)

Trump set to put Brussels AHEAD of Britain in trade talks queue after Merkel meeting' (Daily Express)

Marine Le Pen capitalises on Paris terror attack (Daily Mail)

It's Corbyn's new election guru James Schneider (Daily Mail)

Man arrested over Borussia Dortmund bus attack in Germany (Daily Mail)

Adam Johnson moved after rape wish video sparks ATTACK fears' (Daily Star)

U.S. Raid Killed a ‘Close Associate’ of Islamic State Leader, Military Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Former jazz singer and actress gets £50,000k police role (Daily Mail)

Officials reveal contents of note carried by Paris gunman (CBS News)

Trump administration denies Exxon a waiver for Russia project (CBS News)

ROBERT HARDMAN on the election that could sink the EU (Daily Mail)

French Election: CIVIL WAR' could break out after election, warns Marine Le Pen advisor (Daily Express)

Attack on Champs-Élysées Injects More Uncertainty Into French Vote (New York Times - Paywall)

What happened to Trump investigating voter fraud? (CNN)

Why Staffordshire oatcakes are being eaten in Arizona (BBC)

French election 2017 LIVE updates: Latest news as Marine Le Pen heads to the polls (Daily Express)

Overseas Britons WILL NOT get a vote in Theresa May's snap election despite Tory pledge (Daily Express)

Kim's party pad REVEALED: Yachts and private beaches at North Korea resort (Daily Star)

US fighter jet from 'North Korea armada' sent CRASHING into the sea (Daily Express)

Donald Trump has 'mental illness', psychiatrists claim (Daily Mail)

French candidates condemn terrorism as officials identify gunman in Paris shooting (Los Angeles Times)

Trump tracker: How much has the president achieved so far? (BBC)

How France's election could have a big impact on the US (Fox News)

Scientists mobilise against 'fear of facts' in age of Trump (BBC)

Don't Dismiss Marine Le Pen's Chances at Winning the French Election (Time Magazine)

Far-right: Does attack help Le Pen's campaign? (CNN)

Donald Trump Calls Marine Le Pen 'The Strongest' Of French Presidential Candidates (Huffington Post)

Suspect in Istanbul Terror Attack Was Killed in U.S. Raid in Syria (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

12 people are killed in Venezuela after a night of rioting (Daily Mail)

ISIS terrorist is shot by Paris police on Champs-Elysees (Daily Mail)

Paris terror attack cop killer declared allegiance to ISIS (Daily Mail)

Donald Trump Jr. Is Going Prairie Dog Hunting and It's Angering People in Montana (Time Magazine)

House Intel invites Obama officials to testify on Russian investigation (CBS News)

Trump Threatens North Korea, But His Mistakes Upset U.S. Ally South Korea (Newsweek Magazine)

Christian mom sentenced to hang for 'insulting Islam' in Pakistan may face final hearing (Fox News)

Why Just Being in Nature Helps You De-Stress (NBC News)

Kids must be taught transgenderism, homosexuality starting in nursery school, UK teachers say (Fox News)

Why Latest Trump, Ryan Health Care Attempt Is Doomed (Newsweek Magazine)

What Will Obama Say About Trump? Former President Returns to Politics With First Public Event (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump Government Is Painting It Black (Newsweek Magazine)

Aaron Hernandezs Sex Life Probed as Murder Motive, Police Source Says (Newsweek Magazine)

Paris gunman known to police before deadly attack (CBS News)

North Korea: U.S. Will Use Chemical Weapons to Take Out Kim Jong Un and Control the World (Newsweek Magazine)

Police officer killed in Paris was on duty at Bataclan (Fox News)

Champs Elysee attack: Kentucky family feet away from Paris shooter (Fox News)

Bomb attack on German soccer team was thought to be terror. Prosecutors now call it part of a get-rich-quick scheme (Los Angeles Times)

Shooter Who Gunned Down Paris Cops Was French, Had Record (NBC News)

At least 12 people killed overnight amid unrest in Venezuela, officials say (Los Angeles Times)

Taliban Attack Afghan Army Base, Killing Dozens (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump predicts Paris attack will affect French presidential election (CBS News)

First 100 Days: How Does Trump Compare to Other Presidents? (Newsweek Magazine)

Paris Champs Elysees attack gunman named as Karim Cheurfi (BBC)

Venezuela crisis explained: How paradise got lost (CNN)

French Election Latest Polls: Marine Le Pen Gaining Support After Paris Shooting (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump: Paris terror attack will affect French elections (Daily Mail)

Hackney club acid attack: Men arrested over attack (BBC)

North Korea Tensions, Erdogans Win in Turkey: The Week in Pictures April 15-21 (Newsweek Magazine)

Ayman al-Zawahiri: How a CIA Drone Strike Nearly Killed the Head of Al-Qaeda (Newsweek Magazine)

Secret retreat where Kim Jong-un parties in North Korea (Daily Mail)

'Could Le Pen win?' A guide to the French presidential election (Fox News)

Trump Welcomes American Aid Worker, Freed by Egypt, to Oval Office (New York Times - Paywall)

Paris shooting casts shadow over French vote (Financial Times - Paywall)

Sheffield boy racer has his Lamborghini seized by police (Daily Mail)

Soon You May Get Your Ikea Meatball Fix Without Even Going to a Store (NBC News)

South African bus crash sees 20 children killed (Daily Mail)

Suspect in Borussia Dortmund Plot Hoped to Profit Off Attack, Officials Say (New York Times - Paywall)

Luke Hart Pens Heartfelt Letter To 'Hero' Brother After Mum And Sister Killed In Domestic Violence Shooting (Huffington Post)

At Least 12 Die as Rioting Breaks Out in Venezuela (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump to review too big to fail' regulations (Financial Times - Paywall)

Soccer bus bombing suspect had unusual motive, prosecutors say (CBS News)

North Korea on a bun: What the legendary Koryo Burger tells us about the isolated nation, and ourselves (Los Angeles Times)

WISE WORDS: Joel Dommett Gives A VERY Intimate Insight Into Why He Loves The Gym, And The Power Of Friendship (Huffington Post)

Ethiopian Officials Hit Back at Olympic Athlete Planning London Marathon Protest (Newsweek Magazine)

Five Things You Can Do To Tackle Racism During The Election (Huffington Post)

Netflix, Amazon, Hulu: The Shows and Films Coming and Going in May (Newsweek Magazine)

Ugo Ehiogu dead aged 44 after sadly suffering heart attack (Daily Mail)

After Nine Deaths and 20 Days of Protests, Has Venezuela Reached a Tipping Point? (Newsweek Magazine)

Eastwood to make movie on thwarted Paris train attacker (Daily Mail)

General election 2017: No cut to UK aid spending, says May (BBC)

Xavier Jugelé, 37, Officer Killed in Paris, Was Defender of Gay Rights (New York Times - Paywall)

Eye Opener: ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Paris shooting (CBS News)

South Korea faces political crisis, nuclear threat, economic fear and Trump's history lesson (Los Angeles Times)

'Hobbits' may be one of the earliest form of human (Daily Mail)

March For Science. Why? Because A General Election Gives UK Scientists A Real Chance To Make Their Voices Heard (Huffington Post)

Watch: Police seen pointing firearms (CNN)

18 students killed in SA bus crash (CNN)

EU watches French vote with bated breath (Financial Times - Paywall)

20 killed in Nigeria while watching Manchester United game (Daily Mail)

Dortmund attack suspect was market speculator, say police (Financial Times - Paywall)

Villagers Hold Officials Hostage in Vietnam Land Dispute (New York Times - Paywall)

French Women Rally Around Hard-Right Candidate With Softer Image (NBC News)

Why Trump needs to care about climate change (CNN)

Paris attack eyewitness: 'I hid in a corner' (CNN)

General election 2017: Lib Dem raise £500,000 in 48 hours (BBC)

Exclusive: Westminster attack prompted playwright to consider rewriting comedy (BBC)

Caitlyn Jenner challenges Trump over LGBTQ rights (Daily Mail)

Venezuela hit by more violent anti-government protests (Financial Times - Paywall)

General election 2017: How do I register to vote? (BBC)

Attack in Paris Before French Election (New York Times - Paywall)

Frida Ghitis: Stakes for French election just got higher (CNN)

Venezuela Protests: A Test for President Maduro (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump Roars Again on Trade, Reviewing Steel and Chiding Canada (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump Unleashes the Generals. They Don’t Always See the Big Picture. (New York Times - Paywall)

Dateline Panmunjom, South (and a Little North) Korea (New York Times - Paywall)

French presidential race looks tight and a far-left Bernie-Sanders-like candidate has been surging (Los Angeles Times)

Why is Russia so good at encouraging women into tech? (BBC)

U.S. Spy Planes Watching for Possible North Korea Nuke Test (NBC News)

Iran is quiet, for now, in the face of fresh threats from the Trump administration (Los Angeles Times)

Islamic State claims responsibility for Paris shooting that kills 1 officer and wounds 2 others (Los Angeles Times)

Roiled by protests and soaring inflation, Venezuela is pushing out foreign companies (Los Angeles Times)

Born Anxious: Why Some of Us Are Wired to Worry (NBC News)

General election 2017: David Dimbleby to host programme (BBC)

Why NFL stars' picture fiasco with Trump is not what it seems (CNN)

Trump or Trumpism? A conservative dilemma (BBC)

The 13 MPs who opposed snap general election (BBC)

Why Life Really Is So Much Tougher for Millennials (NBC News)

Why Russia is more worried about war than US (CNN)

Have North Korea's missile tests paid off? (BBC)

The Iran nuclear deal that Trump once vowed to tear apart is holding at least for now (Los Angeles Times)

Apple cider vinegar: What the experts say (CNN)

British Prime Minister May starts campaigning after lawmakers back her call for an early general election June 8 (Los Angeles Times)

There's no such thing as a failed missile launch: Lessons from North Korea, the post-truth capital of the world (Los Angeles Times)

Christian governor of Jakarta ousted after tense election in world's biggest Muslim country (Los Angeles Times)

Trump said Navy ships were headed toward North Korea. They were going the other way (Los Angeles Times)

The Paris Agreement is bigger than Trump (CNN)