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Turkish opposition to challenge referendum at European court

The vote to open the formal procedure against Ankara passed with 113 votes in favour versus 45 against in the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly. Officials in Brussels have speculated that E...

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EU in focus as French presidential candidates face off

Investors have become increasingly skittish ahead of Sunday's French presidential election, amid fears that the surging popularity of the radical far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon could produce a ...

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Berkeley braces for dueling protests after Ann Coulter event canceled

She said on Twitter she was "sad Berkeley canceled my speech", and added, "If we had continued to fight we would have won". "The university canceled it and YAF acquiesced in the cancelation, against...

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Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza

The Palestinian Authority has warned that the death of any hunger-striking prisoner may lead to a new Intifada. -Launching a campaign on social media in several languages in support of the Freedom a...

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Twelve People Killed in Venezuela in Overnight Violence

The toll brings to 20 the number of people killed in three weeks of violent anti-Maduro demonstrations. Tens of thousands of protesters asking for the resignation of Pre. An officer tried to help but ...

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Trump's 'Massive' Tax Cuts Would Mean More Money in Your Pocket

Trump's 'Massive' Tax Cuts Would Mean More Money in Your Pocket

He also confirmed that the White House would call for allowing millions of small businesses to also take advantage of this lower rate, though he said certain protections would be put in place to preve...

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US deeply concerned about Turkey's airstrikes in Syria, Iraq

According to the Ministry of defence of Turkey, during this period, security forces neutralized more than 10 thousand members of the PKK. Turkey notified the United States that it would attack a w...

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UK Government loses bid to delay pollution strategy

UK Government loses bid to delay pollution strategy

But the court rejected its pleas and ordered publication by 9 May. Its lawyers told Mr Justice Garnham that publication would drop a "controversial bomb" into the mix of local and national elections...

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Top Adviser Cohn to Newsmax: 'Death Tax' Will 'Disappear' Under Trump Plan

Asian shares slipped Thursday as investors digested the scant details of President Donald Trump's USA tax overhaul, and economic and corporate reports. "The claim that his multitrillion-dollar tax cut...

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Appealing for calm, China says U.S. wants talks on North Korea

Appealing for calm, China says U.S. wants talks on North Korea

It's not confirmed whether these were the exact words President Xi used, or a misunderstanding on President Trump's part, or even an interpretation error. on the current situation". China may be get...

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Israel Says Assad Has Tons of Chemical Weapons Left

The US responded to the alleged attack by launching "warning shot" air strikes on a regime-controlled airbase near Homs a few days later which killed six Syrian servicemen. Secretary of Defense Jim Ma...

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US lawmakers look to Trump administration briefing for clear North Korea strategy

At the beginning of the White House session, he and Vice President Pence gave a brief address before Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Director of National Intelligence...

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Trump backs down: Obamacare subsidies can stay - for now

The two sides remain at odds over whether the spending bill would include money for subsidy payments under the Affordable Care Act, how long to extend a health-care program for coal miners and a serie...

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Explaining why all federal courts are not the same

The Trump administration had further argued the lawsuits were premature because the government has not cut off any money yet or declared any communities to be sanctuary cities. "Simply threatening to ...

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Israeli leader cancels meeting with visiting German diplomat

The Israeli official said Gabriel was welcome to meet B'tselem, another Israeli rights group critical of government policies toward the Palestinians. Although Germany is one of Israel's closest Euro...

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US, Mexico and Canada agree to 'swiftly' renegotiate NAFTA: White House

The White House says the president "agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time". Trump spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto over a phone call and ...

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Manchester derby is all about points not coaches

The stage was set for a similarly memorable battle in Manchester this season, as each team won their opening three Premier League matches before first-half goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Kelechi I...

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Death toll in Turkish airstrike on Syria Kurds said to hit 28

The diplomatic fallout from Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria appeared to be growing with angry Turkish reactions to the USA rebukes over Turkey's actions, which risk...

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Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

On Tuesday, North Korea staged a pounding display of artillery guns, while the USA began joint naval drills in the region with South Korea and Japan and the USS Michigan , one of the most powerful su...

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Tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

Tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

To offset the loss of revenue from lower tax rates and other changes, Cohn and Mnuchin said they were proposing to eliminate virtually all tax deductions that Americans claim, provisions that they...

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China has been playing very positive role on North Korea: White House

Today, along with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joe Dunford, we briefed members of Congress on the review. US officials have expressed mounting concern over North Korea's nuclear and mi...

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MSDF, Carl Vinson to hold joint drills in Sea of Japan

MSDF, Carl Vinson to hold joint drills in Sea of Japan

Tensions have risen sharply over North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile programmes. However, Beijing is intensely wary of any measures that might cause the collapse of North Korean leader Kim...

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How might the current elections in France affect French manufacturing?

How might the current elections in France affect French manufacturing?

Some held banners reading "No Fatherland, No Boss, No Le Pen, No Macron", referring to Le Pen's nationalist campaign and Macron's pro-business campaign. After winning Sunday's contest with 24.1 per ce...

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UK's Labour party pledges Brexit rethink

Theresa May has made it clear that she won't be taking part in the head-to-head debates before the 8 June. Jeremy Corbyn will not take part in TV debates that do not include Theresa May, Labour sour...

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White House prepares draft of NAFTA withdrawal notice

But they have outsmarted our politicians for many years", Trump had alleged on Tuesday. Earlier this month, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told business leaders in Seoul that the Trump administrat...

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Peter Dutton denies new citizenship test targets Muslims

Further details about the new test are expected to be announced later today. The current citizenship test - a multiple-choice questionnaire - tests an applicant's knowledge about Australian laws, fl...

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China angry as United States lands missile shield in South Korea

China angry as United States lands missile shield in South Korea

Harris, who has repeatedly questioned China's military expansion in the South China Sea, said that China has recently been helpful in pressuring North Korea to change its development of ballistic miss...

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China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier

It's expected to be formally commissioned sometime before 2020, after sea trials and the arrival of its air wing. Little has been known, however, about China's domestic aircraft carrier programm...

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South Korea, US warn of punishment for North Korea; US stresses sanctions

It added: "We are engaging responsible members of the global community to increase pressure on the DRPK in order to convince the regime to de-escalate and return to the path of dialogue". "This lets t...

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Bouchard: 'Cheater' Sharapova should not be allowed to play again

She will play Italy's Roberto Vinci in what will be her first competitive match since the Australian Open past year. There has been plenty of controversy ever since she tested positive for taking th...

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US says strategy on North Korea centers on sanctions, open to talks

Both the US and South Korea militaries have been putting on a show of firepower in joint military exercises. Additional economic pressure could come from targeting those banks that finance North Kor...

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Macron clings on to lead in tense French election race

Macron clings on to lead in tense French election race

The two-round presidenti. Veteran far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon and former Prime Minister Francois Fillon are generally polling between 18-20% each. In Marseille . She reiterated her plan t...

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After Whirlpool battle, Le Pen and Macron clash over fish

He said he made a decision to take a stand "in view of the extraordinary situation we're facing". Marine Le Pen greets workers at the Whirlpool factory. "I thought it was evidence of such disdain ...

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Syrian Kurds seek US-led coalition air cover

Information indicates that the Kurdish fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) withdrew parts of its forces from the wide-scale military campaign against the Islamic State (IS) group's strongho...

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Arsene Wenger: 'Leicester City made life tough for Arsenal'

Arsene Wenger: 'Leicester City made life tough for Arsenal'

Arsenal are now four points below Manchester City and six away from Liverpool, though the Gunners have two outstanding games on Jurgen Klopp's side. It was a relief for the home crowd after a lacklu...

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