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France's Le Pen resigns from party leadership to focus on presidential bid

Today Le Pen announced she's temporarily stepping down as head of the National Front party so she can focus on her campaign for president. Goodwin said while European leaders might breath a sigh of ...

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Vote for candidates opposing Brexit: Blair

It comes as Labour sets out its Brexit strategy and the Tories continue to warn that Jeremy Corbyn's party is seeking to "disrupt" the negotiations. "There could be no clearer signal that Britain ...

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French killer was detained for threat to police

French killer was detained for threat to police

Security forces found a note praising the Islamic State group at the scene of the attack, which apparently fell from the gunman's pocket. The extremist group claimed Thursday's attack in which one...

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China calls for restraint as US carrier group heads for Korean waters

China calls for restraint as US carrier group heads for Korean waters

The Trump administration has been working to rally support behind its efforts to pressure Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear ambitions and ceasing all aggression. The group has been joined by two...

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Trump's First 100 Days

As Donald Trump approaches his 100th day in office with the lowest approval rating of any USA president, is there any evidence his supporters are having buyer's remorse? " Trump will hit the 100-da...

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Trump discusses North Korea tensions with Asian leaders

Relations between the USA and North Korea have grown more strained in recent months, with Pyongyang continuing to conduct nuclear and ballistic missile testing in defiance of worldwide bans. With the ...

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Trump takes first step toward H-1B reform

Trump takes first step toward H-1B reform

The executive order signed by President Donald Trump calling for a review of H-1B visas is too little and too late, U.S. lawmakers said , even as more half a dozen legislations on reforming the pro...

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Trump unlikely to upend Iran deal, says lead negotiator

According to BBC News , the United States has ordered a review of Iran's nuclear deal despite admitting that Iran is now complying with its commitments. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran'...

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Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaign

Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaign

Macron's campaign confirmed to the Wall Street Journal on Monday that hackers have tried to steal campaign staff email passwords. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign was targe...

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Hicks, Fulmer and Tigers rout slumping Twins 13-4

Hicks, Fulmer and Tigers rout slumping Twins 13-4

Will the Tigers make it two straight in Minnesota when they visit the Twins at 2:10PM ET? Hicks came up from Toledo on Saturday morning after Miguel Cabrera was put on the disabled list and has gone...

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Trudeau defends Canada's dairy system against Trump protectionist charge

Trump is complaining about trade with Canada in three specific areas: lumber, energy, and dairy and he says the United States can't let Canada or anyone else take advantage of America. - Canadian dair...

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Holidays, Burqa Bans, Brexit: UK Parties Set Out Election Stalls

He pledged Labour would keep Scotland in the United Kingdom and ensure the whole country is "a far fairer, a more just and equal version of anything the Tories could ever offer". The Tories now have o...

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MPs overwhelmingly support May's call for snap election

MPs overwhelmingly support May's call for snap election

For Ms. May, who replaced David Cameron nine months ago and has not yet won her own election, the most important question may be not the size of her margin over Labour, but the composition of the new...

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German FM: Netanyahu cancelation would be regrettable

BERLIN/JERUSALEM German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Tuesday it would be "regrettable" if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called off a meeting between the two in Israel, as he thr...

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2 killed amid massive anti-government marches in Venezuela

The President has accused the U.S. of funding right-wing opposition groups and called for the expansion of armed civilian militias following weeks of violent protests in the nation's capital. Nicola...

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Turkish opposition challenges presidential powers vote

The "Yes" camp won 51.41 percent in last Sunday's referendum in a tighter-than-expected win, but opponents claim the result would have been reversed in a fair poll. On Wednesday, the YSK rejected the ...

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North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV quoted President Xi Jinping as telling Mr Trump that China strongly opposes North Korea's nuclear weapons programme and hopes "all parties will exercise restraint and av...

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Turkey referendum: Electoral body to hear objections

Turkey referendum: Electoral body to hear objections

Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, said the party filed a formal request seeking the referendum's annulment due to voting irregularities. He said "No...

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North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

Tension on the Korean Peninsula was high on the anniversary, with US and South Korean missile destroyers also due to hold a live-fire exercise in the western sea on the North Korean border. Earlier th...

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Stockholm attack prime suspect admits to terror crime

Stockholm attack prime suspect admits to terror crime

Those killed included two Swedes, a British man and a Belgian woman. Fifteen others were injured, four of whom remain in critical condition. Police in Sweden's capital confirmed that a man had been ...

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Russian Energy Min Says Oil Market Situation Improving, Surplus Shrinking

Russian Energy Min Says Oil Market Situation Improving, Surplus Shrinking

Brent futures were at $53.01 a barrel at 1107 GMT, up 2 cents from their last close and set for a 5.15 per cent weekly drop, their biggest fall since the week of March 10. OPEC agreed in late November...

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Three Seattle police officers shot, one suspect dead, two in custody

Three Seattle police officers shot, one suspect dead, two in custody

The 19-year-old suspect waived his court appearance and was ordered held on $75,000 bail for investigation of robbery. The medical examiner determined that Butts died of "multiple gunshot wounds". Sea...

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Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria

Military warplanes of Turkey have carried out airstrikes against Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq and northeastern Syria today. The statement said the strikes were aimed at preventing the ...

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Mulvaney: 'Guidance' on Trump's Tax Plan, Not Details, Coming on Wednesday

On Saturday, administration officials offered confusing signals on which route Trump would pursue, The Washington Post reported. "I have personally had conversations on this topic and the idea of prov...

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US Concerned Russia Supplying Arms To Afghan Taliban

Mattis' visit Monday came just as Afghanistan's defense minister and top military officer resigned in the wake of a deadly weekend Taliban attack on an Afghan army base. U.S. troops have been figh...

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EPA Chief Visits East Chicago Amid Fears Agency Is Leaving Region

EPA Chief Visits East Chicago Amid Fears Agency Is Leaving Region

Administrator Pruitt has been the main proponent of the Trump administration's proposed 31 percent across the board EPA cuts, including plans to completely eliminate funding for the Great Lakes Restor...

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North Korea detains U.S. citizen, the 3rd American being held there

North Korea detains U.S. citizen, the 3rd American being held there

Martina Aberg, deputy head of mission for the Swedish Embassy in North Korea, confirmed the detention to CNN Sunday. The South Korean government, including its Unification Ministry and National In...

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Liberal Democrats offer voters second Brexit referendum

Tim Farron's refusal to say that gay sex is not a sin is "pretty offensive" and will upset many people, MPs have said. If you want to stop a disastrous Hard Brexit, if you want to keep Britain in the...

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Labour to lose out to Tories in Wales

Labour to lose out to Tories in Wales

Their surprise 10-point lead points to Labour MPs" worst fears that the "Corbyn effect' is combining with May's growing popularity to radically slash the party's support. Only 2% of UKIP 2015 voters s...

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Israel says Syrian regime still has several tonnes of chemical weapons

Jean-Marc Ayrault, France's foreign minister, told French TV: "We will provide proof that the regime did indeed organise these strikes with chemical weapons". Bashar al-Assad declared for RIA Novosti ...

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Tough road ahead for Macron in presidential election

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced she will temporarily step down as the leader of the National Front party to focus on her presidential bid. The blue chip euro zone STOXX 50 in...

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North Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

Haley responded with several examples of possible actions by North Korea that could provoke a response from the U.S. It estimated at least 1 million casualties on the Korean Peninsula within the first...

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Australian visa 457: Indians IT workers make up almost 16% of applicants

Applicants will be asked to show steps they have taken to "integrate into and contribute to" the Australian community, such as membership of community organisations and evidence of employment and scho...

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Malegaon blasts case: Bombay HC grants bail to Sadhvi Pragya

Malegaon blasts case: Bombay HC grants bail to Sadhvi Pragya

Sadhvi Pragya and Purohit were arrested in 2008 and are in jail since then. "There was either some political pressure on the NIA or some other reason". Bombay High Court, however, denied bail to Lt Co...

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United Nations should consider ´stronger sanctions´ on N.Korea

United Nations should consider ´stronger sanctions´ on N.Korea

Trump sent the carrier group for exercises in waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning, amid growing fears North Korea could conduct another nuclear test in defiance of United Nations sanctions. "...

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