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Trump Was 'Psyched' To Nix NAFTA But Was Persuaded To Reconsider

Trump Was 'Psyched' To Nix NAFTA But Was Persuaded To Reconsider

Speaking to reporters Thursday before a White House meeting with Argentine President Mauricio Macri, Trump said that he had been planning to "terminate NAFTA as of two or three days from now" but had ...

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French CAC 40 Index Retreats, Macron Victory Priced In

At just 39, Emmanuel Macron has now become France's youngest leader since Napoleon, walloping the right-wing Marine Le Pen of the National Front with 66 percent of the vote. Mr Macron said after his w...

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France's Macron seen as UN ally

The candidates offer a taste of how Macron's grassroots, startup-style movement sought to recruit outside the circle of career politicians. "We have the potential twin evils of Italy going to the po...

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After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers US invite

Victor Cha, a Korea expert who served in the Bush White House, said the lack of rapport between the leaders didn't prevent Roh from sending South Korean troops to Afghanistan and Iraq or negotiating...

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State police: 3 dead, including deputy, in rural Arkansas

State police: 3 dead, including deputy, in rural Arkansas

State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said early Thursday afternoon that the suspect was inside a rural Arkansas and that negotiators were trying to reach the person. The sheriff's deputy shot this morni...

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U.S. defense chief voices commitment to Turkey's security

The Kurdish YPG militia meanwhile welcomed the US decision to arm its forces in the battle against Islamic State in Syria, saying this would be a significant boost in the war against terrorism. The ma...

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FG sends freed Chibok girls' photos to parents

Amnesty International quickly released a statement urging the government to respect the girls' privacy and not subject them to a media circus. 7, 2017. A first group of 21 girls was freed in October...

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Brexit will come at cost, Barnier warns TDs

Brexit will come at cost, Barnier warns TDs

Ireland is anxious that Brexit could prove hugely disruptive to its economy due to its strong trade links with Britain. He said that because of Ireland's historical and geographical ties with the ...

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Florida girl, 12, accidentally runs over toddler brother, trooper says

Florida girl, 12, accidentally runs over toddler brother, trooper says

The SUV didn't hit the wheelchair. The child was transported to Nemours Children's Hospital and then to Osceola Regional Medical Center, where he died. FHP said Olivares was texting while driving an...

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Hamas must do more to become politically relevant

Hamas must do more to become politically relevant

The document calls for a two-state solution to the Palestine-Israel crisis, with Palestinian state contained within territories occupied by Israel in the Six Day War of 1967. Shaaban says he does no...

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Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts

Concerns about rising output from the United States, Libya and Nigeria continue to weigh on markets, however, and some analysts questioned whether the sharp rebound following the USA government figure...

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Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

Castillo, 27, brought the total number of fatal victims to 39, since protests against the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro were renewed in April. Venezuela's opposition and rights camp...

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25 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast

25 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast

Several sharks spotted off Long Beach shoreline The sharks were spotted swimming within 50 yards of the beach, which drew a crowd to the coast. A shark advisory is issued when "there is a confirmed si...

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Pentagon: Islamic State's Afghan leader killed in April raid

The April 26 raid that killed Hasib resulted in the deaths of two Army Rangers, and the USA military is investigating whether they were killed by friendly fire. Two United States Army Rangers were...

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French election twist to May Day in Paris

French election twist to May Day in Paris

Mr Macron earlier told the BBC that the European Union must reform or face the prospect of "Frexit" - the French equivalent of Britain's Brexit. The rest will spoil their voting papers or stay at ...

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Moon makes easing tensions on Korean peninsula top priority

Moon also begins his term facing several domestic challenges, including the aftermath of the huge corruption scandal that saw his predecessor Park Geun-Hye impeached and swept from power. Abe said he ...

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Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest

Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest

The enemies have now formulated plans for a "shift in attitude", meaning that they seek to create divergence from the path of Islam and Revolution and from Imam Khomeini's approach in a gradual proces...

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'Turkey desires to continue process of European Union accession'

'Turkey desires to continue process of European Union accession'

European Union ties with Turkey have been strained to breaking point by a massive crackdown following a failed July coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and were tested again after a referendum...

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Russian Foreign Minister Laughs Off Questions About Comey's Termination

Lavrov on Comey: 'Was he fired? "Was he fired? You're kidding!" Trump plans to meet with Lavrov on Wednesday, according to his schedule. White House officials denied any political motive in the mo...

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Labour Party manifesto 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's auto RUNS OVER cameraman's foot

Labour Party manifesto 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's auto RUNS OVER cameraman's foot

The Labour leader - coping with the fallout from the leak of his draft election manifesto - was rushing to a meeting of senior party figures in central London when his vehicle was mobbed by a waiting ...

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Trump to make decision on Paris climate pact after G7 summit

Spicer said Trump has been meeting with his team "extensively" to discuss the issue, which has divided his top advisers as they weigh the ramifications of withdrawing from the carbon reduction agreeme...

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Playing 'Pokemon Go' in church lands Russian in jail

Playing 'Pokemon Go' in church lands Russian in jail

She earlier said Sokolovsky's behavior and his anti-religious videos manifested his "disrespect for society" and that Sokolovsky 'intended to offend religious sentiments'. 'Without the support from ...

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Donald Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

Yates' comments came after former Obama officials revealed that the outgoing president himself firmly warned Trump against naming Flynn as national security adviser, just two days after the Novemb...

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Trump Responds to Testimony on Flynn, Russian Influence

Trump Responds to Testimony on Flynn, Russian Influence

Now the question is: Will the White House ever come forth with an explanation of who told what to whom and when? Earlier in the day Trump shot off a series of pre-emptive Twitter strikes, accusing...

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Trump awaits highest level face-to-face contact with Russia

As emotions over Donald Trump's dealings with Russian Federation reach a boiling point after the firing of FBI Director James Comey - reportedly over a lack of loyalty in light of the Russian Federati...

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Utah 95-121 Golden State: Warriors advance to finals

Utah 95-121 Golden State: Warriors advance to finals

Unlike that contest, the Warriors didn't come out and snipe the Jazz to death. It's long past time the Warriors get theirs. They then let Utah claw back a fair chunk of that lead in sloppy and dis...

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Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on N. Korea: Seoul

Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on N. Korea: Seoul

Suh was instrumental in setting up two previous summits between the North and South. He has reportedly picked South Jeolla Province Governor Lee Nak-yon as the next prime minister. Moon waved to well-...

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Trump seeks closer ties with Russia in meeting

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted a photo of the two meeting, while Lavrov praised the U.S., saying his meetings had convinced him the USA administration wanted to cut deals and solve p...

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Trump greets Russian diplomat at center of spying allegations

Speculation has been rife that Trump fired Comey Tuesday because of the FBI's investigation into possible ties between Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential elect...

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White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos

Former U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn was forced to resign for failing to disclose the content of his talks with Kislyak and then misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the conversat...

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May says not taking local election triumph for granted

Stephen Kinnock, who is contesting the seat of Aberavon, said the results amounted to a "disastrous picture" and Corbyn's leadership had come up as an issue on the doorstep. "It seems that the Theresa...

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French Presidential Elections: Hitting Below the Belt

French Presidential Elections: Hitting Below the Belt

After graduating, Macron had worked as a financial inspector at the Ministry of Economy before joining Rothschild & Cie bank as an investment banker. BBC in a report said voters will be making a de...

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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin talk Syria, North Korea in phone call

One big piece of news from the White House readout is that the US will send an envoy to upcoming Russian-led Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan. Yet Trump has continued to hold out the pros...

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Emma Watson praises gender-neutral MTV Award after winning Best Actor

Emma Watson praises gender-neutral MTV Award after winning Best Actor

The award was presented by Asia Kate Dillon, an actor who portrays a gender non-binary character on the TV show Billions . A non-binary person is someone who does not identify as being of either g...

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Public asked to stay away from area affected by forest fire

Public asked to stay away from area affected by forest fire

Superintendent Emma Bond said that since Monday 1st May there have been nearly 250 fires across the country, with the majority, they believe, having been set deliberately. There are calls on the Gover...

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