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Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign hacked, officials say

France sought to keep a computer hack of frontrunner Emmanuel Macron's campaign emails from influencing the outcome of the country's presidential election with a warning on Saturday it could be a crim...

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Battle for Mosul: Iraqi army in 'final push'

In his statement, Haider Al-Abadi emphasized that there are no foreign combat troops on Iraqi soil and that any American troops who stay on once Daesh militants are defeated will be advisers working t...

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Russian Federation says Syria de-escalation zones deal to take effect at midnight

Iran, Turkey and Russian Federation signed on Thursday a document on creating safe zones in Syria. Russia's military says the agreement setting up four de-escalation zones in Syria will go into ef...

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PH to attend ASEAN-US meet in Washington

He said some countries were already doing this and also looking at the presence of North Korean workers, another significant revenue earner for Pyongyang. Murphy said the US remains committed to freed...

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Syria fighting eases as Russian deal takes effect

The Russian defence ministry had said the deal would come into force at midnight, with the first and largest zone including Idlib province and adjoining districts of Hama, Aleppo and Latakia. The de...

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Trump Phone Call With Trudeau on Dairy, Lumber Trade 'Amicable' - White House

Trump on Tuesday accused Canada of making business for American dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very hard. He also said, "We will not stand for this". "There are no rules stopping...

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German tourist beaten, sexually assaulted in Harlem mugging

German tourist beaten, sexually assaulted in Harlem mugging

A 35-year-old woman was approached from behind on West 145th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue on Monday, April 24, at about 4 a.m. The video captured the man yanking away the woman's bag, punching her i...

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France halts campaigning after deadly Paris attack

France halts campaigning after deadly Paris attack

Molins also confirmed that a pump action shotgun and two knives were found in the shooter's vehicle, which he had stopped alongside a stationary police van in the Champs-Elysees. Steve White, chairman...

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Trump tweets: government 'needs a good shutdown'

Trump tweets: government 'needs a good shutdown'

An influential Republican moderate who'd announced his opposition to the GOP health care bill says he's working with party leaders on an amendment that could pick up crucial votes for the stalled meas...

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Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two

They said people involved in a private grievance used a pipe bomb in that blast. An initial blast occurred at about 6:00pm (1000 GMT) near a Muslim mosque in Quiapo, one of the older parts of Manila...

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Ivanka Trump Booed At Women's Summit

Ivanka Trump Booed At Women's Summit

She drew some groans and hisses when she described her father, U.S. president Donald Trump, as "a tremendous champion of supporting families". " You hear the reaction from the audience ", said ...

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Spokesman: Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west

The US official said there is no talk of " creating independent American bases in Iraq ", as the move would require thousands more personnel. IRAQI security forces announced the opening of a new ...

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Yogi Adityanath picks up broom after UP city declared dirtiest

Yogi Adityanath picks up broom after UP city declared dirtiest

Nine other cities from UP were among the 15 most dirty districts in the country with Gonda turning out to be the dirtiest city in India. Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government had started work...

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Indian Union Muslim League sacks women's wing chief for praising BJP

Indian Union Muslim League sacks women's wing chief for praising BJP

Anwar maintained that she had not gone to take part in a BJP function. Anwar, President of Vanitha League, had kicked up a storm yesterday by lavishing praise on the BJP, prompting the party leaders...

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President Trump Calls Holocaust Deniers 'Accomplices to Evil'

Trump said Holocaust denial is one form of "dangerous anti-Semitism that continues all around the world" and that can be seen on university campuses, in attacks on Jewish communities "or when aggress...

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Sunny weekend ahead? Weather update for 5/4-5

Sunny weekend ahead? Weather update for 5/4-5

Saturday night , it will be clear with a low of 51, according to the weather service. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. And temperatures are expected to keep warming through the start of the week, hi...

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Venezuelan opposition condemns Maduro's call for new constitution

A third person was killed during looting at a shop in the industrial city of Valencia and a motorcyclist died after being struck by a auto trying to swerve away from a protest, the chief prosecutor's ...

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Syria says Israel attacked Hezbollah arms depot near Damascus airport

Yisrael Katz , Israel's intelligence minister, strongly suggested Israeli forces carried out the attack. Israel is believed to have hit Damascus in December 2014, and Palmyra last month. local time....

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Budget director Mick Mulvaney on border wall: 'You can tunnel under anything'

Republicans and Democrats are jousting over who won the battle over this week's omnibus spending bill, and we'll give the call to Democrats because they fought to a draw while in the minority. Democra...

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Protests occur on last day of French campaign

Protests occur on last day of French campaign

But Paris town hall said: "It is unacceptable that a monument like the Eiffel Tower, the emblem of Paris , a common asset of Parisians and all French, is used for political ends". Four new polls sh...

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Trump advisor meets with key critic of Venezuela's Maduro

Trump advisor meets with key critic of Venezuela's Maduro

Maduro has not given details of the changes he plans for the constitution as he began the procedures at the electoral council on Wednesday to elect a "constituent assembly" to draw up a new constituti...

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Tottenham failed to seize 'key moment' at West Ham, says Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham failed to seize 'key moment' at West Ham, says Mauricio Pochettino

Manuel Lanzini's goal in the 65th minute proved to be the difference between the two sides in the London derby. Yes, I'm a little disappointed, it wasn't our best day. The Hammers boss, who is still ...

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Le Pen aides brush off plagiarism of Fillon in French election speech

Speaking at a convention centre in northern Paris, Macron, however, said Le Pen "had fed off worry and hate for years". "Today", she told a crowd of several thousand, "the adversary of of the French...

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Syrian safe zones plan comes into effect despite questions over enforcement

Syrian safe zones plan comes into effect despite questions over enforcement

The zones appear meant to halt conflict in specific areas between Syrian government forces and rebels, and would potentially be policed by foreign troops. Neither the regime nor the opposition signed ...

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4 detained in United Kingdom counter terrorism operation

She was rushed to hospital where she remains in serious condition. Six people have been arrested as part of the investigation in all, five at or near the property - and one in Kent, in southeast Eng...

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Former Trump adviser Flynn likely broke law with Russian Federation trip: lawmakers

Gen. Flynn's disclosure of payments". Both of those things came to light following a classified meeting of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and press briefing held by Chairman Jas...

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As India Struggles, China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier

It will probably be two or three years before China's newest carrier is commissioned, bringing it into operation. However, not much is known about the country's domestic aircraft carrier programme a...

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Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate

Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate

Pelosi said that if Republicans pass "Trumpcare" millions will lose health coverage. The House passed the measure Wednesday on a big bipartisan vote, though 103 of the chamber's conservative Repub...

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Protesters back on Caracas streets as death toll rises

Lilian Tintori, an opposition activist and wife of political prisoner Leopoldo López, called for a march on Saturday. The toll from unrest in more than a month of anti-government protests in Venez...

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Obamas unveil Presidential Center design

Obamas unveil Presidential Center design

The site, which could stretch up to 225,000 square feet, will center around the museum. He added that it'll be a "working centre for civic engagement and a place to inspire people and communities to c...

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Hoosier lawmakers celebrate, mourn approval of GOP health plan

The House Ways and Means Committee, which will unveil the initial tax bill, is still aiming for a revenue-neutral package that raises $2.4 trillion for tax cuts through a new border adjustment tax and...

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Senate Republicans doubtful of American Health Care Act

One day after House Republicans passed a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, Republicans in the Senate said they're writing their own bill - from scratch. The admissions echo criticism levied ag...

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Thousands March in Silence for Those Killed During Caracas Protests

Thousands March in Silence for Those Killed During Caracas Protests

Liang-Ming Mora (43), a resident of El Valle , described watching from the window of her high-rise apartment as her neighbours threw objects at national guardsmen, and residents of a nearby area desc...

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Delhi civic polls: Acid test for BJP, AAP, Congress as voting begins

Amidst doubts raised over working of EVMs by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi saw almost 48.6 per cent polling to elect new corporators for the 272-seat Municipal Corporation of Delhi. There were...

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Macron campaign claims hack attack on eve of runoff in France

Macron campaign claims hack attack on eve of runoff in France

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign delivered a statement addressing the "massive" computer hack that dumped staff emails almost two days before voters head to the polls , aski...

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