French election: Le Pen, Macron trade jabs in final TV debate

French election: Le Pen, Macron trade jabs in final TV debate

Le Pen immediately blasted Macron as a cold banker who would worsen unemployment levels and allow the finance sector to plunder the economy. She called herself the “candidate of the people, of the France we love. ” Macron shot back that Le Pen lacked finesse and, for many years, has profited on the anger of the French people and promoted the “spirit of defeatism.” For more than two hours they sparred in the last chance to convince voters ahead of Sunday’s election that they are qualified to lead a nation,…

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China tells all sides in Korea conflict to 'stop irritating' one another

China tells all sides in Korea conflict to 'stop irritating' one another

Posted May 04, 2017 00:22:47 China has called on all parties in the Korean standoff to stay calm and “stop irritating each other” a day after North Korea said the United States was pushing the region to the brink of nuclear war. Key points: China is urging all parties to ‘lower temperatures and resume talks’ US bombers conducted training drills with South Korea and Japan North Korea said the US has put the region on the brink of nuclear war The United States has urged China, reclusive North Korea’s lone…

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The Eagles sue Mexico's Hotel California for using famous song title

The Eagles sue Mexico's Hotel California for using famous song title

Posted May 03, 2017 23:48:08 External Link: The Eagles song Hotel California on Rage Related Story: Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dies aged 67 US rock band Eagles have filed a lawsuit accusing the owners of a Mexico hotel of using the name “Hotel California” — arguably the band’s most famous song — without permission. In a complaint filed Tuesday (AEST), the Eagles said owners of the 11-room Todos Santos hotel in Baja California Sur “actively encourage” guests to believe the hotel is associated with the band, in order to sell…

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Colombian woman eats $7,000 worth of cash in domestic dispute

Colombian woman eats $7,000 worth of cash in domestic dispute

Updated May 04, 2017 07:57:24 Video: Colombian woman swallows thousands of dollars in dispute with husband (ABC News) A Colombian woman reportedly swallowed at least $US7,000 in a desperate act to hide the money during a fight with her husband, according to doctors in the South American nation who extracted the bills through surgery. The 30-year-old woman swallowed rolls of $100 bills. She told the local RCN television channel she had saved up the money for a holiday with her husband after selling several electrical household items. Doctors said they…

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