Le Pen aide charged in European Parliament jobs probe
It drew the focus to her strong support for secularism and a proposal in her presidential platform that promotes banishing headscarves and other obvious religious symbols in all public spaces.
"I have explained to president Aoun the true meaning of my political struggle", she said. "I will not put on the veil".
The far-right leader told reporters: "You can pass on my respects to the Grand Mufti, but I will not cover myself up".
French legislation bans headscarves in classrooms. While the 2004 law covers all religions, it is aimed at Muslims.
If she were to win the election, she said she would propose a "Frexit" to quit the European bloc and restore internal borders and local currency.
Le Pen was due to meet with Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian, who is the top cleric for Sunni Muslims in the country.
When Le Pen arrived for the meeting, she was surprised when an aide to the grand mufti attempted to hand her a white headscarf. She has refused to pay it back, saying the jobs weren't fictitious, and has appealed the decision.
Christian right-wing leader Samir Geagea said after meeting with Le Pen on Tuesday that "terrorism has no religion". Instead, she said, "They tried to impose it upon me".
Calling his offer a "political sacrifice" in remarks to journalists after his address, he described it as the only viable choice given Le Pen's popularity.
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The Ninth Circuit's order has no impact on any of those other cases, though most other courts will likely follow suit. It also blocks entry to the USA for 90 days to all citizens of Iran , Iraq , Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen .
"That's why I draw this conclusion today that I want to take part in the renewal of politics that Emmanuel Macron has launched".
"It looks on the face of it like a media operation whose goal is to disturb the course of the presidential campaign", said a statement from the party.
"The mufti's office regrets this inappropriate behaviour in such meetings".
There are thousands of French citizens residing in Lebanon.
While Macron was is London, Le Pen was in Lebanon for a two-day visit, also in an operation to demonstrate her worldwide clout.
Le Pen also said that during the meeting, the Syrian refugees issue had been discussed which was a hard burden for Lebanon. Her two main rivals, Emmanuel Macron and François Fillon, have 20 percent and 17 percent of the popular vote, respectively. Her stance represents a major divergence from official French policy and that of Hariri, who is opposed to dictator.
She was also holding meetings with Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil and Christian Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rai and Christian Lebanese politician Samir Geagea.
Both Le Pen and Fillon are embroiled in financial scandals.
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Apparently, Trump is having a very selective memory because, during the election, Mark Cuban was a huge Hillary Clinton supporter. He became controversial because he wore a No.46 jersey in the game as a form of criticism for U.S. president Donald Trump.
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Regardless, the veteran cornerback will stay put in NY with the deal between the Jaguars and Dolphins being finalized. For the Jaguars, it gives them a tackle who, when healthy, is probably better than anyone they had on the roster.
The train came off the tracks close to Brussels, and a Belgian train official confirmed that several people have been injured. Police officers and officials stand next to a train after it derailed in Kessel-Lo, Leuven, on February 18, 2017.
The schedule shows that after starting in the Mid-Atlantic they will travel to London on Monday, followed by two days in NY . A year ago the company introduced its first hardware product, camera glasses called Spectacles that retail at $130.
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Al-Bashir was allowed to leave South Africa even though a local court ordered authorities to arrest him. South Africa said it was quitting the ICC because membership conflicted with diplomatic immunity laws.
The strike came a day after ISIS claimed through affiliated media that Israel killed four members of its Sinai branch on Saturday. An Iron Dome anti-missile battery intercepted three of the projectiles, while the fourth exploded in an open space.
And Pruitt had taken their words, and put it on his letterhead, and passed it on to the EPA as the official position of the state. When the emails are released, there's a good chance that information will be released that may have disqualified Pruitt.
Residents evacuate after levee breach in California
In the San Joaquin Valley, residents were patrolling levees for signs of danger, reviewing evacuation plans and filling sandbags. After the flash flood warnings were issued, evacuation process also picked up pace on Monday.
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Court to rule on ICC withdrawal
At a minimum, the ruling will delay South Africa's withdrawal from the ICC, which had been scheduled to take effect in October. Mojapelo added that government decisions must be based on "the expressed authority of the constitution".
New York Giants: Victor Cruz Visits With The Carolina Panthers
Gettleman was in the Giants' front office when Cruz was signed as an undrafted free agent out of the University of MA in 2010. While it's sad for fans to see one of their favorite players go, it's an understandable move from the Giants perspective.
Gambia: Adama Barrow sworn
Gambia is a tiny country that draws mostly British sunbathers. "We are the same people, and we remain the same people", he said. Yahya Jammeh eventually stepped down under pressure from ECOWAS and the AU, and is in exile in Equatorial Guinea.
Pliskova 'dreams' of Grand Slam win
Altogether, Wozniacki spent more than three hours on court on Friday evening, while Pliskova played for just under three hours. Wozniacki went into the match with a 3-0 record against Pliskova, who will remain No. 3 in the world rankings.
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But he was inactive for the AFC Championship Game, and then was by far the biggest-name inactive for either team in Super Bowl 51. Floyd's drunk driving charges stemmed from his December 15 arrest in Scottsdale, Arizona.