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France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

Polls have closed in France's bitterly divisive presidential election. She hopes to win over far-left and other voters angry at the global elite and distrustful of the untested Macron. Mr Macron, a fi...

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Nope, we don't want sports — Netflix

Nope, we don't want sports — Netflix

Analysts and investors still consider subscriber additions to be the company's most important metric. But starting this year, Netflix suggested, the primary metrics of its success will be revenue gr...

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Donald Trump believes in 'reciprocal' free trade: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Donald Trump believes in 'reciprocal' free trade: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Global finance leaders are downplaying differences over free trade with US President Donald Trump, saying there is wide agreement that globalization delivers stronger economic growth. Germany is chair...

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Le Pen, Macron ahead in French presidential vote, partial official figures show

Security has been stepped up ahead of the vote, with extra police on the streets of Paris and elsewhere. And for the first time in French history, no mainstream candidate will be on the ballot: Ma...

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German Soccer Team Bomber Sought to Damage Stock Price

The attack took place as the players' bus left their Dortmund hotel for a Champions League match against AS Monaco. Three purported claims of responsibility stating a radical Islamist motive were fo...

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More Than 100 Dead Or Injured After Taliban Attacks Afghan Base

Dressed in military uniforms, a squad of 10 Taliban militants drove in two army Ford Ranger trucks past seven checkpoints. Pakistan strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a military base in the ...

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Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy

Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy

LaSalle Street in Chicago in an open discussion in which certain legislators argued there could be more tax revenue each year if marijuana were to be decriminalized. And women are now as much in favor...

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Marchant falls early in Hong Kong

Delight turned to disappointment for Katie Archibald on Saturday as she missed out on a medal opportunity in the women's individual pursuit at the Track Cycling World Championships. You're not taking ...

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Air marshal leaves gun in airplane bathroom

Air marshal leaves gun in airplane bathroom

A passenger on an global flight on Delta Air Lines found a loaded handgun in the bathroom but promptly gave it to a crewmember, who promptly returned it to its rightful owner. But the marshal, who is ...

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Georgia run-off sets new test for President Trump

Trump ran historically poorly for a Republican in this district. President Donald Trump is likely to loom large in the 6 district congressional runoff as candidates Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel l...

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US Accuses Iran As "The World's Leading State Sponsor Of Terrorism"

Her remarks came a day after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the nuclear pact a failure and warned Iran risked becoming another North Korea: a hostile, nuclear-armed state. Appearing in Isr...

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France goes to presidential poll amid high security

Polling stations open at 8 am (0600 GMT) and the last ones close at 8 pm. Opinion polls point to a tight race among the four top contenders vying to get into the May 7 presidential runoff that will ...

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IMF trims India growth forecast

In sub-Saharan Africa, the International Monetary Fund said the region would also experience a modest recovery. The IMF also revised downwards forecasts on employment in Romania, which could recor...

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Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool Toronto housing market

The tax would be imposed on buyers in what is known as the Greater Golden Horseshoe area who are not citizens, permanent residents or Canadian corporations. To mitigate the potential negative impacts ...

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United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

United Airlines says its CEO, Oscar Munoz, will not take broader control of the company as previously planned, after a high profile incident that damaged the company's reputation. The change was initi...

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SoftBank looks to invest in Paytm

SoftBank looks to invest in Paytm

The report said that the investment banking major will work closely with Snapdeal's advisor Credit Suisse in what could be the biggest merger in Indian internet commerce history. The Noida-based compa...

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Oil prices flat in choppy trade, rising United States production weighs

Analysts said they expected crude oil inventories to have fallen by around 1.5 million barrels last week. Brent crude futures were up six cents at $54.95 U.S. According to a report on monthly drill...

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Nurkic to start for Portland in Game 3 against the Warriors

He had 32 points and 10 rebounds in a Game 1 victory Sunday. Golden State has won eight straight meetings with the Blazers, but Portland is 3-1 against the spread in the last four meetings. ESPN.com...

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Outage sent San Franciscans outside to play

Outage sent San Franciscans outside to play

City officials also say they will have traffic control officers at the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge so the evening commute doesn't turn into gridlock. The outage includes the Financial District ...

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Whiting Celebrates Easter With

Whiting Celebrates Easter With "Hop into Whiting" Parade and Egg Hunt

Be sure to bring your Easter baskets to collect the eggs during the hunt. EGGSTRAVAGANZA: 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday at EdVenture Children's Museum. Shadd said the event is a community outreach. This...

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International Monetary Fund meeting drops anti-protectionism pledge

International Monetary Fund meeting drops anti-protectionism pledge

Carstens did not say whether the decision to remove language about fighting protectionism was due to the new trade stance of the US. Top IMF officials defended the decision and denied that this move...

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United Airlines CEO to visit China over dragged passenger

United Airlines published first-quarter financial results on April 17, posting its first-quarter net income at $96 million, diluted earnings per share at $0.31, pre-tax earnings at $145 million and p...

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Global finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump White House

Global finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump White House

Gone was a call for nations to "resist all forms of protectionism" that had been in an October communique. The World Bank chief also called for a change in "the way we work", adding that "We have to...

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Goldman says ignore the technical, savor the fundamental on oil

Goldman says ignore the technical, savor the fundamental on oil

Yet as MarketWatch reported on Friday, global crude supplies still remain above the five-year average, partially due to increased output in the U.S. Markets overall were looking for evidence that in...

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Feeling ill, Kerr questionable to coach Warriors in Game 3

Can the Golden State Warriors go on the road and handle the Portland Trail Blazers when the two meet in Game 3 tonight at 10:30PM ET? Durant is still questionable to play in this game because of his...

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Can the United States convince China to pressure North Korea?

Can the United States convince China to pressure North Korea?

Vice President Mike Pence sent another clear warning to North Korea on Wednesday, telling personnel aboard a Japan-based US aircraft carrier that " all options are on the table" when dealing with the...

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Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

She also ran a luxury safari lodge that was burned down last month by suspected cattle herders, who have been in conflict with landowners. The Laikipia Farmers Association says it previously had arr...

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Tied at 2: Gasol lifts Grizzlies past Spurs 110-108 in OT

And that's what will nearly certainly be what ends the Spurs' season. "He's unbelievable, " Conley said of Leonard. Mike Conley led the Grizzlies with 35 points and had nine rebounds and eight ass...

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Trump greets Egyptian-American freed from Egyptian detention

Trump greets Egyptian-American freed from Egyptian detention

She returned to the U.S. Thursday. According to The Washington Post report , the White House did not offer anything to Egypt in exchange for Hijazi's release. Hijazi is scheduled to meet with Tru...

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There will be a "big announcement" on tax reform Wednesday

Mnuchin said on Thursday that the tax cuts would essentially pay for themselves because there would be so much economic growth that it would bring in new revenue to the Treasury Department. Trump's ...

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Peaceful denuclearization of North Korea still possible: Pence

The KCNA report said that what Bishop had said "can never be pardoned" as it was "an act against peace" and North Korea's "entirely just steps for self defence". In Seoul, protesters gathered outsid...

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Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms

If Congress does not send Mr Trump a government funding bill by midnight on Friday, the US Government would run out of money and would be forced to shut down. "When the president says, 'Well I promise...

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Trump Hails Xi Push on North Korea, Backs Off on Currency Gripe

Trump Hails Xi Push on North Korea, Backs Off on Currency Gripe

He pledged to label Beijing a currency manipulator his first day in office. Read: Did Trump Actually Help China By Killing A Trade Deal? . China is trying to help us - I don't know if they're goin...

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Bacsinszky strikes back for Swiss in Fed Cup semifinal

Sasnovich's aggressive style, with 36 winners to Golubic's 22, helped her edge an nearly three-hour fight which ended 6-3, 5-7, 7-5. After being broken in the first game, the 23-year-old responded rig...

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New Volvo Electric Car To Be Made In China

The company also confirmed that they plan to start manufacturing all-electric vehicles in China within two years. These plans included a prediction that by 2020, the majority of VW sales in China wo...

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