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Le Pen took French party from pariah to spotlight _ and now?

Le Pen hailed a "historic vote" in front of her supporters, adding: "The first stage has been passed". The two saw off a strong challenge from centre-right François Fillon the hard-left Jean-Luc Mél...

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Trump Promises Tax Reform Package Next Week

Congress has the sole authority under law to alter or amend the US tax code. Asked at an off-camera briefing earlier in the day whether it's problematic that this review will be underway as the pres...

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Kenyans take the honours in Boston Marathon

Kenyans take the honours in Boston Marathon

It was wonderful, especially the little girls who were there with their moms. " If running can give them a sense of strength, where they are no longer victims and vulnerable, that's what I hope it can...

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President Trump Quietly Negotiated the Release of Egyptian-American Captive, Says Report

Hijazi was acquitted by a Cairo court on Sunday, alongside seven others who had worked with street families. Following the release of Aya Hijazi, who was imprisoned in Egypt for three years, and her...

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Bowlers guide KXIP to victory vs Lions

However, KXIP are ahead in net run rate, and are at No. 6 in the points table while GL are now at the bottom of the table. Another name is Andrew Tye, who impressed one and all with his 5-wicket-hau...

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Mob beats up three men transporting buffaloes in Delhi

Mob beats up three men transporting buffaloes in Delhi

Maneka's office, too, denied any link between the incident and the PFA's activities. A case has been registered against the three men for inhumane treatment of the animals on a complaint by the PFA ...

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German nationalists elect top duo for general election

German nationalists elect top duo for general election

About 4,000 police officers have been deployed to avert clashes on the city's streets between anti-AfD protesters and party supporters. Frauke Petry, the AfD's public face, shocked supporters on Wed...

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Here are all the changes being made to Australia's citizenship test

In his speech to the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Turnbull said changes to citizenship rules allow the country's migration program to contribute further to social cohesion while enhanc...

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China 'seriously concerned' about North Korea

The DPRK's state-run Korean Central News Agency quoted a Foreign Ministry official as saying, "We will bolster up in every way our capability for self-defense to cope with the USA reckless moves for a...

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Israel marks Holocaust remembrance day with somber ceremony

Earlier at the government's weekly meeting, Netanyahu said the Jews has become "from the people that is a driven leaf, helpless, to a sovereign people with a defensive force that is among the stronges...

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IMF and World Bank drop protectionism and climate change from closing statement

IMF and World Bank drop protectionism and climate change from closing statement

The IMFC is the IMF's top advisory panel, and is composed of 24 ministers and central bankers from nations including the U.S., China, Germany, Japan and France. At a closing news conference, IMF Manag...

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United States to conduct missile tests as North Korea tensions remain high

United States to conduct missile tests as North Korea tensions remain high

Trump's top advisers will meet on Tuesday to discuss whether to recommend that he withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, a White House official says. On April 14, US media reported ...

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Iran Condemns Attack on Afghan Military Base

It would be recalled that the base at Mazar-e-Sharif is home to the Afghan National Army's 209th Corps, responsible for providing security to most of northern Afghanistan, including Kunduz province wh...

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Jailed Arab Terrorists Begin Hunger Strike as NY Times Whitewashes Barghouti's Terrorism

His revelation of the daily struggles of more than 6,000 Palestinian political prisoners languishing in Israeli prisons and the ambition behind their hunger strike was, apparently, too sensitive for U...

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North Korea says ready to strike US aircraft carrier

President Donald Trump has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile. But he did not believe conflict on the Korean peninsula was particularly like...

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Death toll hits 140 in Taliban attack on Afghan Base

General John Nicholson, the commander of NATO's Resolute Support operation, said in a statement that the attack targeted "soldiers at prayer in a mosque and others in a dining facility" of the 209th C...

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The Duchess of Cambridge praises 'brilliant' Prince Harry

They also acknowledged how their mother's death had brought them closer to each other. William , Kate and Harry said they hope this year will be the year of the "mental health marathon", with...

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China seeks Russia's help to 'cool' N Korea situation

China seeks Russia's help to 'cool' N Korea situation

A US military official, who requested anonymity to discuss planning, said the United States doesn't intend to use military force against North Korea in response to either a nuclear test or a missile l...

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Britain's General Election: A Ploy to Stop 'Hard Brexit'?

Labour and the much smaller opposition Liberal Democrats said they would vote in favour of the early election, all but guaranteeing her decision will be approved . Elmar Brok, a member of Chancel...

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Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

It's not something where they say 'hey, they're going to see how he is three days from now.' No, they're looking at him every day. "You just keep trying to adjust as best as you can and compete. The...

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Death toll from Taliban attack on Afghan army base climbs to 170

The Taliban celebrated the attack and said the armed group killed "over 500 soldiers". Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Saturday expressed condolences to the Afghan government an...

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Flash flooding possible through Sunday afternoon

Flash flooding possible through Sunday afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings and advisories following heavy rainfall across northeastern Oklahoma. Just after 3 p.m., the weather service issued a severe thunderstorm wat...

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Athletics News Mary Keitany sets new women's record in London marathon

Athletics News Mary Keitany sets new women's record in London marathon

Radcliffe had also been the holder of the women's-only record thanks to her time in the 2002 Chicago Marathon but Keitany squeezed past that by 17 seconds. "My body felt fit enough and I have traine...

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Kelly: Trump will deal with nuclear North Korea before his second term

On Friday, former Foreign Minister Song Min-soon disclosed a document to back up his claim that Seoul officials consulted North Korea before a key United Nations vote in 2007. Earlier this month, the ...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum result despite international concerns

Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum result despite international concerns

Anti-government demonstrators shout slogans during a protest in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul , Turkey , April 17, 2017. Global monitors for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Euro...

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Pence: Misinformation about Carl Vinson's whereabouts not intentional

The two Japanese warships, the Samidare and Ashigara, left western Japan on Friday to join the Carl Vinson and will "practice a variety of tactics" with the United States strike group, the Japan Marit...

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Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

Late on Saturday, a royal decree returned all allowances, financial benefits and bonuses to civil servants and military staff who had been scaled back in September. Washington provides some logistical...

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Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote - United Kingdom parties set out election stalls

Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote - United Kingdom parties set out election stalls

May, basking in good favorability numbers as prime minister, wants to take advantage of the general disarray among the rival parties to her Conservatives - Labour and the Liberal Democrats - and also ...

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Russia BLOCKS United Nations from condemning Syrian chemical attack

Russia BLOCKS United Nations from condemning Syrian chemical attack

However, the Syrian envoy to the UN Bashar Ja'afari dismissed as "lies" and "accusations" the notion that his country used "a chemical weapon we do not even possess". In the beginning of the meeting, ...

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May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

Media reports had said it would be scrapped in the Conservatives' election manifesto amid opposition from some lawmakers and newspapers who said it should be spent at home instead. Theresa May made a ...

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Thousands protest referendum result handing Turkish president greater powers

Opposition complaints and calls for a new vote centered on a decision by electoral officials to use and tally ballots that did not have an official stamp, despite a 2010 law that requires such offi...

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Paris terror attack: Hunt on for second suspect

Paris terror attack: Hunt on for second suspect

An Odoxa survey for Le Point magazine released on Friday showed that "the events of Thursday evening have benefited only the FN candidate .On the contrary, it had only a marginal but rather bearish e...

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United States 'ready to help bring' Syria conflict to end: Haley

United States 'ready to help bring' Syria conflict to end: Haley

Asked whether Assad could be subject to war crimes charges, Tillerson said people were working to make such a case, though he cautioned doing so would require clearing a high legal hurdle. "Putin is...

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Russian Federation hopes USA will realize Iran nuclear deal is viable

U.S. "It shouldn't have been negotiated the way it was negotiated". Trump's comments came a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Iran of "alarming ongoing provocations" that he said un...

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Edmonton police seek info in toddlers death

Edmonton police seek info in toddlers death

The identity of the victim has not been released. Police say an autopsy on the child is pending. They held up a baby blue U.S. Polo Assn snow suit, a Batman onesie and black and grey sneakers with b...

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