- 2017-04-18 18:44:10Z
Paris (AFP) - Nearly 47 million French voters go to the polls on Sunday in the first round of the country's presidential election.
Iraqi forces in Mosul have freed an 11-year-old Yazidi girl who was kidnapped and sold as a slave by the Islamic State group in 2014, the federal police said Friday. The girl was taken by the jihadists from the village of Kosho, south of the Yazidi hub of Sinjar in northern Iraq, together with her mother and sisters.
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Mercedes-Benz already has the CLA, but the automaker sees room for a second, more practical sedan in its compact car family. This new sedan is being previewed on Wednesday at the 2017 Shanghai auto show by the A Sedan concept which also heralds the new look for Mercedes' next-generation compacts. "Our concept A Sedan shows that the time of creases is over," Mercedes design boss Gorden Wagener said in a statement.
Russia threw up a hurdle Monday in a US plan to hold a high-profile debate later this month on human rights during the US presidency of the UN Security Council. US Ambassador Nikki Haley wants to schedule the human rights debate for April 18, but the council adopted a program of work for the month without putting it on the agenda. Russian charge d'affaires Petr Iliichev said he was open to discussion on the scope of the debate and argued that the UN Human Rights Council -- not the Security Council -- was the venue for the meeting.
POTOMAC FALLS, Va. (AP) - President Donald Trump says that the United States is prepared to act alone if China does not take a tougher stand against North Korea's nuclear program.
Tesla sold more than 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, a record that beat analysts' forecasts, the electric carmaker said on Sunday. Tesla produced 25,418 vehicles, a bit above its prior record in the third quarter of 2016. CEO Elon Musk voiced confidence in February that Tesla electric car production would climb to 500,000 next year.