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Macron and Le Pen remain front runners in Presidential Elections

While the Brexit referendum and the United States election seemed to signal the rise of a new form of populism, the Dutch election last month muddied the waters somewhat. "In France , even if you are...

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Trump aide keeps up Twitter attacks on Freedom Caucus' Amash

Trump aide keeps up Twitter attacks on Freedom Caucus' Amash

However, Amash tweeted in response : "Trump admin & Establishment have merged into #Trumpstablishment ". Freedom Caucus members argued that the legislation didn't go far enough to repeal the Afforda...

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Congress Weighs in on Internet Privacy Law

Congress Weighs in on Internet Privacy Law

Experts say federal law still requires broadband providers to protect customer information - but it doesn't spell out how or what companies must do. The soon-to-be blocked FCC would have required IS...

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North Carolina's 'bathroom law' is headed for repeal

The changes did satisfy another college-sports organization. The "bathroom law" went into effect past year despite outcry from the LGBT community and boycotts from businesses as well as sports organ...

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Russian Federation 'tried to hijack United States election', says USA senator

Clint Watts from the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University told Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican committee member who made a failed bid for the presidency in 2016, ...

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French election: Top candidates trade barbs in first debate

Macron now polls slightly ahead of Marine Le Pen in the first round of the elections with 26.5% to 26%, according to a poll by Odoxa. Macron: "I'm the only candidate who has been following since th...

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South Africa's parliament speaker to consider Zuma no-confidence vote request

South Africa's parliament speaker to consider Zuma no-confidence vote request

The ANC, which has governed since the end of apartheid in 1994, is now riven by splits.Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said he disagreed with the decision to sack Gordhan and other top ANC officials ...

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PM Modi supported my government during difficult time: Mehbooba Mufti

PM Modi supported my government during difficult time: Mehbooba Mufti

PM said while some misguided youth are pelting stones, others are cutting stones to make the tunnel and contribute to the nation. The Chenani-Nashri tunnel spans 9.28 kilometres and is expected to c...

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New South African Finance Minister Pledges Reforms Amid Ruling Party Rifts

Earlier this week, Zuma ordered Gordhan to return home from a trip to the United Kingdom, triggering rumors of a reshuffle . Turkey's lira strengthened 0.3 percent as data showed the economy grew...

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Trump seeks backing of Republican lawmakers in latest healthcare push

Trump seeks backing of Republican lawmakers in latest healthcare push

More alarmingly, the number of uninsured people will jump to 21 million in 2020 and then to 24 million in 2026. "Based on the resolve (of conservatives) and the lack of changes in the bill, I would ...

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White man who wanted to 'harm' blacks arrested after NYC stabbing

Monday night at about 11:30 p.m., when Jackson was wandering near Ninth Avenue and West 36th Street, police said he encountered Timothy Caughman , an African American man, and attacked him. Jackson a...

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Israel PM warns enemies at missile defense ceremony

Israel PM warns enemies at missile defense ceremony

The mid-tier air defense system can engage missiles with a range from 70 to 250 km. In January, Israel and US had jointly completed a series of interception tests using the David Sling system to q...

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Creator of rainbow flag, symbol of gay rights, dies at 65

He initially designed an eight-colour flag in 1978 for the city's gay freedom day, the precursor to the modern pride parade. "From the very first minute it was a flag in the sky, I knew it was a hit...

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Palestinians: Israeli shelling kills 1 along Gaza border

Separately, Shin Bet accused a Turkish NGO, the Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), of helping "to directly fund the activities of the Hamas military wing". Last year, the Shin Bet also accused an e...

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People Who Oppose Putin STILL Ending Up Dead In The Streets

While never among the more outspoken opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin , most of whom have always been sidelined from Russian parliament, Voronenkov was a unique figure in Kiev because ...

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Trump calls out 'sleepy eyes' Chuck Todd, slams 'fake news media'

Trump calls out 'sleepy eyes' Chuck Todd, slams 'fake news media'

House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes offered Trump some vindication for that claim last month when he said he had seen information to convince him that Trump's team had been the target of sp...

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North Korea conducts another failed missile test

North Korea conducts another failed missile test

North Korea has been stepping up the pace of its missile tests, raising tensions across the continent. The statement, from Kim Jong-Un's Foreign Office, was released earlier this month before the la...

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Budgam stone pelting: BJP slams 'double-faced' separatists for misleading Valley's youth

Budgam stone pelting: BJP slams 'double-faced' separatists for misleading Valley's youth

As the security forces were engaged in the exchange of firing with holed-up terrorists, a large number of protesters started pelting stones at the law enforcing agencies, the official said. Two youth ...

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S Korean ex-president Park interrogated

The interrogation of Park reportedly started following a 10-minute explanation about how the grilling goes on. The Constitutional Court permanently removed Park from office on March 10, lifting the ...

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AIPAC opens conference with appeal to bipartisanship amid polarization

The Trump administration is seeking agreement with Netanyahu's right-wing government on limiting settlement construction on land the Palestinians want for a state, part of a U.S. We don't have a great...

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French election debate: three hours on air, but no clear victor

Front National leader Marine Le Pen will receive 25 percent of the votes. "The euro has been helped by Macron's performance definitely", said Stephen Gallo, head of European FX strategy at Bank of M...

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Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

The 163rd boat race got off to a scintillating start, the boats on level terms before Oxford opened up a lead of nearly a boat length at around two minutes. The women's race is set to begin an hour ea...

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Jewish Israeli Suspected in JCC Bomb Threats

Jewish Israeli Suspected in JCC Bomb Threats

Rosenfield said that the man used advanced camouflage technologies when contacting other countries and making those threats, including Australia, New Zealand and the United States. The Israeli-Ame...

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Rounds: Bipartisan Senate committee will 'get to the bottom' of Russian meddling

Rounds: Bipartisan Senate committee will 'get to the bottom' of Russian meddling

Democrat Warner, who was a technology executive before entering politics, described a sweeping Russian campaign using trolls and botnets, or networks of hacked or infected devices, to spread large amo...

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Heitkamp: Speculating on Michael Flynn's call for immunity is 'foolish'

The Wall Street Journal broke the news about Flynn seeking immunity from the House and Senate Intelligence Committees as well as the FBI amid an investigation into potential collusion from members o...

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North Korean Dictator Hails 'Historic' Rocket Test as Nuke Fears Rise

North Korean Dictator Hails 'Historic' Rocket Test as Nuke Fears Rise

He said Xi and US President Donald Trump must have more talks as he assured that the president of the free world recognised "very high value" on interactions with the Chinese president. "The whole wor...

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Jays release OF Upton, put closer Osuna on DL

Jays release OF Upton, put closer Osuna on DL

He pitched a scoreless inning with a strikeout in the Blue Jays' 1-1 tie with the Pirates in Montreal on Friday night. San Diego ate all but $5MM of the remaining $22MM left on Upton's contract when i...

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Large rally in Hungary for imperiled Soros-founded school

Large rally in Hungary for imperiled Soros-founded school

The other day the BBC informed us about George Soros funded university in Hungary being threatened with closure by new legislation from the Hungarian government. The new proposals have been condemne...

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UN Chief: Protection of Mosul Civilians an 'Absolute Priority'

UN Chief: Protection of Mosul Civilians an 'Absolute Priority'

USA officials have said that the munitions used by the US -led coalition that day should not have taken the entire building down, suggesting that militants may have deliberately gathered civilians t...

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Russia's ex-MP shot in Ukraine; Kiev calls it 'state terror'

Russia's ex-MP shot in Ukraine; Kiev calls it 'state terror'

Former lawmaker of the Russian State Duma Denis Voronenkov and his wife Maria Maksakova. "I'm speechless. Voronenkov was no crook but an investigator who was deadly risky for the Russian siloviki ...

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British royals William and Kate visit Paris as Brexit looms

She also carried a small maroon Chanel purse. "While his and Kate's visit is very much about boosting UK-French relations, it will also be a poignant one, coming in Diana's 20th anniversary year"....

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Arsenal identify Real Madrid star as possible replacement for Alexis Sanchez

Sanchez, now on worldwide duty with Chile, was given a speeding ticket last week and must appear in court after being clocked driving at 155 kilometres per hour (96 mph) in his homeland. "But overal...

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Germany criticises Trump orders on trade deficits, import duty evasion

At the ceremony, the question a reporter shouted was whether Flynn, who has offered to testify on the alleged Russian involvement in the U.S. election in return for immunity from prosecution, would be...

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Trump was 'joking' that passing health bill was 'easy'

The new talks, which quietly began this week, involve Stephen K. Bannon, the president's chief strategist, and members of two Republican factions that helped sink the bill last week, the hard-right Fr...

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Trump ally: Obama official should be subpoenaed after 'leaking' admission

In other words, the exposure of classified information by Obama loyalists within the government is their way of communicating with partisan hacks in Congress. She said this, the 30-second clip. Flyn...

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