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Macron's victory march to Europe's anthem said more than words

Macron handily defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff, and now must pull together a majority of lawmakers in the mid-June legislative election. But afte...

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Israel linked to series of blasts in Damascus

They, too, specified that the strikes targeted an ammunition depot complex near Damascus airport that is used by Iranian-backed forces supplied via an air corridor between the Syrian capital and Tehra...

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United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

And the SNP have not had any difficulty increasing their vote in local by-elections during the last two years. The turnout for this ward was 45.3 percent, up from 35.30 percent in 2012. Because loca...

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Kushner Companies apologises for touting USA presidential family ties in China

Nicole Meyer cited the high-level Presidential staffer and his recent involvement with Kushner Companies in Beijing, on Saturday, while attempting to raise capital to build luxury apartments in Jersey...

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Pope Francis Departs Egypt After Two-Day Visit

Francis made the appeal during a landmark visit to Cairo's Al-Azhar, the revered 1,000-year-old seat of Sunni Islam learning that trains clerics and scholars from around the world. Francis commended t...

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Former top USA lawyer: White House warned over Flynn

Former top USA lawyer: White House warned over Flynn

Sally Yates, who was briefly the acting U.S. attorney-general earlier this year, told White House counsel Don McGahn on January 26 that Flynn had not been telling the truth about his contacts with...

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The Ridge celebrates Cinco de Mayo!

Belmore was the digital/social media coordinator for the '15 Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover and has previously worked for the New England Patriots, American Cancer Society and hosted a radio talk s...

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Asean leaders' summit opens in Manila

Another version also contained a call, championed by Vietnam according to diplomats, to cease "land reclamation and militarisation" of the sea. That would have been a direct jab at China. Underlining ...

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New Hamas chief makes 1st public appearance in native Gaza

Haniyeh, who also served as Mashaal's deputy for four years, is seen as a pragmatist within Hamas who will likely seek to improve the group's global standing. Shaaban says he does not think there wi...

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Turkish army, Syrian Kurdish militia in new clashes: army

Turkish army, Syrian Kurdish militia in new clashes: army

Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, did not dispute that US troops are operating with elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) along the Turkish border, but he would not get into specif...

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Kate Middleton Releases New Photo Of Princess Charlotte

Prince William and Kate said they are "delighted" to share the photograph. According to OK! Magazine, the Duchess is about three months along with her third child but has yet to tell her kids as s...

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Putin, Trump agree to work together on Syria, set up meeting

Putin, Trump agree to work together on Syria, set up meeting

During a phone call on Tuesday they agreed to try to meet up for face-to-face talks in Germany as they discussed working together to end the violence in Syria . UN envoy Staffan de Mistura will also ...

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BJP behind Kapil Mishra's allegations: AAP unites behind Kejriwal

BJP behind Kapil Mishra's allegations: AAP unites behind Kejriwal

Singh produced a letter written by Kapil Mishra in 2016, raising questions over ACB's investigation against Arvind Kejriwal in connection with Water tank scam. He further asked the AAP leaders, Satyen...

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Nepalese man, 85, dies trying to climb Mt. Everest

Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, died while at Everest's base camp , officials confirmed. But five years later, Japanese mountaineer Yuichiro Miura snatched the title of the oldest summiteer from Sherchan...

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MCD Election 2017: Polling Ends, Voter Turnout Likely To Cross 54%

MCD Election 2017: Polling Ends, Voter Turnout Likely To Cross 54%

Votes will be counted on April 26. All exit polls on Sunday uniformly predicted a sweep for the BJP. The party that wins will get the much-needed confidence to contest the Gujarat Assembly polls lat...

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Leader of Palestinian Prisoners' Hunger Strike Caught Eating on Camera

Instead, Israeli authorities have cracked down on the prisoners, forcibly moving many to different sections of Israeli jails, confiscating their clothes and personal belongings and preventing lawyers ...

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As Afghan stalemate grinds on, Trump mulls additional troops

As Afghan stalemate grinds on, Trump mulls additional troops

But either way, wars don't get deescalated by the USA these days, so all of the plans being offered are escalations, with the least of the deployments being 3,000 United States troops and everything j...

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In a divided France, challenges await President-elect Macron

France's main stock index - the CAC 40 PX1, -0.99% - was lower by 0.8% on Monday morning, while the Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.30% shed 0.2%. Oil prices hovered near six-month lows as talks to ...

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Prince Philip stepping down from public engagements

Prince Philip stepping down from public engagements

Earlier this week, Prince Philip attended the opening of a new stand at London's famous Lord's Cricket Ground, where he jokingly described himself as "the world's most-experienced plaque-unveiler"...

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Macron: much French relief

Other high-ranking figures in the Italian government also interpreted Macron's victory as a vote of confidence in the EU. Macron's 577 candidates in the elections are expected to be announced Th...

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USA military member killed by al-Shabab in Somalia raid

A Pentagon spokesman said that us special operations troops had come under fire after USA aircraft delivered Somali forces to the target area. "This tragedy is a testament to the commitment and sa...

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UNESCO votes to condemn Israel's sovereignty in Jerusalem

The resolution affirmed the importance of the Old City and its walls to the three monotheistic religions. "There is no other people in the world for whom Jerusalem is as holy and important as ...

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Turkish armed forces strike back at PYD positions in Syria

Turkish armed forces strike back at PYD positions in Syria

This failure to meet its obligations under Article 3 and 5 calls into question the U.S.' loyalty to NATO's central goal, namely that an armed attack against one North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally...

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May Day Demos Turn Violent In Northwest, Dozens Arrested

Labor and immigrant rights groups along with some local elected officials are planning a march to the White House to oppose President Donald Trump's immigration policies. Tens of thousands of demons...

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Pakistani, Afghan Troops Trade Fire Along Border, At Least 15 Killed

Also on Saturday, Samim Khpolwak, spokesman for the governor in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, said an overnight meeting between officials from both sides ended without a positive result. Was based ...

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New York Jets receiver Robby Anderson arrested in Miami

New York Jets receiver Robby Anderson arrested in Miami

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was arrested over the weekend while attending an event in Miami. Anderson was forced to the ground while still continuing to fight with police and security...

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United States military pressure on North Korea provokes Pyongyang's retaliation - Russian ambassador

Mr Trump said he believes China's president, Xi Jinping, has been putting pressure on North Korea over its missile and nuclear weapons programs. It reportedly blew up just seconds after take-off, in...

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McCain says North Korea didn't just disrespect China, but 'they disrespected us'

Japan, South Korea and the United States said the test appeared to have failed as the missile broke up within North Korean territory. "We can not let what's been going on for a long period of years co...

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North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plotting to kill Kim Jong

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plotting to kill Kim Jong

Kim during a public event using a delayed-action biochemical poison. North Korea charged that South Korea and the USA had "corrupted and bribed" a North Korean logger in 2014 working in eastern Russ...

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UK Conservatives extend lead in ORB poll ahead of national election

There is always a danger of extrapolating how a general election will turn out on the basis of local government polls with a low turnout. And those polls slight improvement for Labour since April, w...

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Clinton: FBI director's letter, Russian hackers cost me presidency

Clinton: FBI director's letter, Russian hackers cost me presidency

Comey said he had the choice to either "speak" or " conceal ". The FBI said last month the FBI official, Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, does not have a conflict. Comey said he made a decision to go ...

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Trump Trumpets 'Historic' Pace of First 100 Days

Trump Trumpets 'Historic' Pace of First 100 Days

Ivanka Trump has a 47 percent favorable rating (versus 32 percent unfavorable) among those called by the Elon Poll. The president's first 100 days in office will be marked on April 29, a period th...

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Most Americans say Trump hasn't kept campaign promises

Most Americans say Trump hasn't kept campaign promises

Forty-two percent of registered North Carolina voters say they approve of Trump's job performance, according to an Elon University Poll that came out Wednesday. But the presidency is also having an ...

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Malaysia to take on North Korea in Pyongyang

Malaysia to take on North Korea in Pyongyang

A Reuters team that was in the capital Pyongyang last month was allowed to go to a grocery store, accompanied by government minders, where shelves were filled with locally made drinks, biscuits and ...

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University employee becomes fourth American citizen currently detained in North Korea

The government said he was arrested for "committing criminal acts". But the current rhetoric from Pyongyang has a somewhat familiar ring to it. Case in point: the movie "The Interview" in 2014. Nort...

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