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French frontrunner Macron calls on France to unite and reject 'fear'

At the other end of the political spectrum, the far-left fringe candidate Philippe Poutou blamed French politics for the Paris attack on police. Charles Gave, founder of the Hong Kong-based asse...

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US announces US$10 billion in Indonesia deals

Pence met on Saturday with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and other Australian leaders in Sydney. Pence will emphasize the long-term partnership between the two countries on defense and ...

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Paris Hit By Another Terror Attack: Gunman Kills Cop, Wounds Three More

Paris Hit By Another Terror Attack: Gunman Kills Cop, Wounds Three More

The group had earlier claimed responsibility for the shooting. That prompted Osri to turn himself in to Belgian police in Antwerp, where he declared that he had no links to the attack. In the immediat...

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SeaWorld in Texas welcomes last orca to be born in its parks

The last baby orca bred and born in captivity at SeaWorld made its first appearance at the San Antonio theme park yesterday. Takara was already pregnant when the company said previous year t...

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Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to 'rest easy'

Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to 'rest easy'

Iran says its nuclear program is purely for peaceful purposes, but signed a deal with world powers to restrict its fuel enrichment for 10 years in exchange for sanctions relief. US and Iranian naval f...

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French overseas territories kicking off presidential voting

French overseas territories kicking off presidential voting

The two highest polling candidates will enter a runoff in May should no one take a clear majority. ISIS claims responsibility and may have been directly involved rather than just inspiring the att...

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Theresa May wins Parliament vote to hold snap elections on June 8

Theresa May wins Parliament vote to hold snap elections on June 8

The Commons vote was a formality, given both Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron had previously said they welcomed the election, although Scottish National Party MPs a...

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Mulvaney says no shutdown, even with border ask

Tom MacArthur , R., N.J., who is the head of the moderate Tuesday Group and Rep. Mark Meadows , R., N.C., who leads the far-right Freedom Caucus. But a similar compromise floated earlier this month...

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(18) Peaceful denuclearization of North Korea still possible: Pence

(18) Peaceful denuclearization of North Korea still possible: Pence

The aircraft carrier will arrive "in a matter of days", Pence, who is in Sydney , said, after the location of the naval strike group became contentious. The White House has denied that it offered mis...

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Japan Sends Destroyers for Drills With US Carrier Group Amid Korea Tensions

Japan Sends Destroyers for Drills With US Carrier Group Amid Korea Tensions

North Korea will mark the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army on Tuesday, as it concludes winter military drills at the same time as USA and South Korean exercises running...

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Trump Weighs in on French Election After Paris Terror Attack

Identified as Karim Cheurfi, the 39-year-old gunman was known to police for armed attacks on law enforcement officers. ISIS was quick to claim responsibility for the attack, and French news agen...

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Scientists leave labs, take to streets to defend research

Scientists leave labs, take to streets to defend research

Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including USA government budget cuts. I...

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Harvard Researcher Finds Rare Declaration of Independence

Harvard Researcher Finds Rare Declaration of Independence

She found a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence. A team of Harvard researchers has discovered a previously unknown parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence in the archives of a sma...

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As Patriots visited Trump, Gisele tweeted about anti-Trump climate rally

The New England Patriots stopped by the White House on Wednesday for the traditional meeting with the president for championship teams and hoo boy not a lot of them bothered to show up. "Whether t...

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Paris Police Shooting: Attacker Was French, Had Long Criminal Record

The attack on Thursday came just three days before French voters are expected to go to the polls to cast their ballots in the first round of the country's presidential election. Archive reports by F...

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[ April 20, 2017 ] Jeremy Corbyn Promises to 'Overturn Rigged System' Main Story

The Conservative Party has recorded its highest level of support since early 2008 , according to a poll conducted after Prime Minister Theresa May called for a snap general election on June 8 . "A...

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Odisha in focus as BJP kicks off major party meet

After arriving in Bhubaneswar , Shah paid tributes to Dalit icon Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary and later joined his state party colleagues in celebrating the Odia new year. We have invit...

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Indonesian prosecutors seek suspended jail term for Jakarta governor

His status as the first Christian governor of the capital in half a century angered hardline Muslims, but since he inherited the governorship, this election provides the first opportunity for his detr...

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Theresa May wins Parliament's backing for snap UK election

Theresa May wins Parliament's backing for snap UK election

In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election to be held June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain's exit from the European Unio...

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Labour's Corbyn sets election tone, targeting British establishment

In a letter to the Labour and Lib Dem leaders, Ms Lucas and Mr Bartley said there was "a role for some form of cooperation in a handful of seats to create the best possible chance of beating the Tor...

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Advocates of Dehradun Bar Association stage protest at court campus

Advocates of Dehradun Bar Association stage protest at court campus

Wearing the iconic white trousers, black jackets and the white neck wear, advocates of Patna High Court gathered outside the court gate and burnt copies of the Law Commission's Amendment Bill, 2017 th...

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Wynne's housing, rental affordability measures met with mixed response

The 15 per cent levy would apply to non-Canadian citizens, non-permanent residents and non-Canadian corporations buying residential properties containing one to six units in the greater Toronto area...

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The Most Patriotic and Fantastic Picture of the Boston Marathon

The Most Patriotic and Fantastic Picture of the Boston Marathon

Switzer" it hid her gender. "People have such an appreciation for what running has done for them and how it's changed their lives", said Switzer, who named her 261 Fearless foundation after the ...

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US military says Taliban attack on Afghan base killed dozens

US military says Taliban attack on Afghan base killed dozens

That claim has not been confirmed by the Afghan army. They went straight to Mazar-i-sharif mosque, where the Afghan National Army (ANA) were praying, and opened fire. Afghan security forces, beset b...

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Tillerson in Moscow: US-Russia relations 'at a low point'

Tillerson in Moscow: US-Russia relations 'at a low point'

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump stated that the U.S.is "not getting along with Russian Federation at all" and relations between the two global powers are at an "all-time low". "We hope that the USA ...

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US aircraft carrier to reach waters near NKorea next week

US aircraft carrier to reach waters near NKorea next week

Defence Secretary Jim Mattis looked to address confusion over the issue on Wednesday, telling reporters traveling with him in the Middle East that the adjustment in the Vinson's schedule had been ...

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Gunmen attacked army base, 100 casualties

Gunmen attacked army base, 100 casualties

More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed or wounded in a Taliban attack on an army base on Friday, the defence ministry has confirmed. More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a...

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Presidential election: France to decide fate of 11 candidates on Sunday

Presidential election: France to decide fate of 11 candidates on Sunday

Thursday's terrorist attack in central Paris - in which one police officer was killed and two others were seriously wounded - will bolster far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the first round of Fra...

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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye Is Formally Indicted

Woo Byung-woo, senior presidential secretary for civil affairs from 2015 to 2016, was also indicted for allegedly neglecting his duty in preventing Choi from meddling in state affairs and abusing his ...

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Venezuelan opposition plans more protests against Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks to the media following a meeting with UN chief Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations. Rallying his troops this week, Maduro sent the army into the streets and ...

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Late-night clashes claim 9th victim of Venezuelan unrest

Late-night clashes claim 9th victim of Venezuelan unrest

On Wednesday, a Venezuelan court in the western state of Zulia ordered the American company's assets frozen and its property seized, siding against GM in a suit filed by a former GM dealer in 2000, a...

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Sweden to move attack memorial as fence sags

Sweden to move attack memorial as fence sags

Sky sources say the device was a homemade bomb and Swedish media reports that the attacker burned himself while trying and failing to detonate the device. Police said on Sunday they had brought in s...

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Taliban attacks Afghan base, 100 soldiers killed or hurt

Taliban attacks Afghan base, 100 soldiers killed or hurt

The attack, for which the Taliban claimed responsibility, was one of the deadliest to strike Afghan forces in years and illustrated the continuing lethality of an insurgency now in its 16th year. The ...

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Vijay Mallya's reaction on his arrest: It's usual Indian media hype

Vijay Mallya's reaction on his arrest: It's usual Indian media hype

Mallya. Liquor baron appeared before the Westminster's Magistrates' Court in London for his bail hearing and was released on a conditional bail. Samirbhai Vinubhai Patel was extradited in October 20...

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Paris: A policeman killed, two injured in ISIS attack

Investigators had found a written note defending Daesh next to the body of the gunman, a judicial source said. Two French officials said the gunman was detained towards the end of February after spe...

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