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French President-elect Macron's team says open to talks with conservatives

The euro was on the retreat on Tuesday (9 May), falling below $1.09 for the first time in nearly a week as the rally inspired by Emmanuel Macron's success in the French presidential elections lost mom...

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Texas Lawmakers Approve Ban on 'Sanctuary Cities'

Texas Lawmakers Approve Ban on 'Sanctuary Cities'

Greg Abbott's four emergency items this legislative session. The measure would also allow law enforcement officers to ask about the immigration status of anyone they detain for any reason, and it ...

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Comey infuriated Trump with refusal to preview Senate testimony-aides

Also at the meeting was Sergey Kislyak , Russia's ambassador in the United States, who has been at the centre of the intrigue surrounding Moscow's links with those close to President Trump. "Putin di...

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AR Governor Calls Investigation Requests into Death Row Inmate's Execution 'Totally Unjustified'

AR Governor Calls Investigation Requests into Death Row Inmate's Execution 'Totally Unjustified'

Because of the delays, those four inmates will not be executed in April, a spokesman for Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said . The last of four Arkansas executions over an eight-day period has prom...

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Trump announces trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican

President Trump, on his first trip overseas, will travel later this month to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican in an effort to unite Islam, Judaism and Christianity in the common cause of fightin...

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Air Canada cancelling Aeroplan, will launch own loyalty program in 2020

Air Canada cancelling Aeroplan, will launch own loyalty program in 2020

Others anxious they wouldn't be able to use Aeroplan points for Air Canada and Star Alliance flights beyond June 2020 and were concerned they'd have to rush to redeem points before it was too late. Th...

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Blue House: South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi

The new leader also plans to announce key cabinet and presidential staff appointments immediately, in an effort to end a power vacuum left by the former President Park Geun-hye. "How to respond to Nor...

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BC election was close, but no cigar

BC election was close, but no cigar

While there will be recounts in a few key ridings such as Courtney-Comox, where the NDP only won the riding by 9 seats and the riding of Maple Ridge Mission, where the Liberals only lost by 120 votes,...

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Senate Dems ask GOP to drop plan to repeal 'Obamacare'

The GOP victory should be enjoyed only as relief that a Republican-controlled House of Representatives could finally pass a bill that reduces health care for most Americans without a Democratic vote. ...

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Asean Forgets to Mention China Militarization While Addressing South China Sea Dispute

Asean Forgets to Mention China Militarization While Addressing South China Sea Dispute

Southeast Asian leaders wrapped up a summit on Saturday with no indication of an agreement on how to address Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea, a divisive issue in a region uncertain abou...

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Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed': negotiator

Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed': negotiator

A military source said the girls were now in Banki near the Cameroon border for medical checks before being airlifted to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. We've allowed her to go, she'll be back ...

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Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine

And while American press was barred from attending, a photographer from Tass, Russia's state-run news agency, took photos of the event. The official requested anonymity to discuss matters of securit...

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Theresa May 'taking nothing for granted' despite local elections triumph

Theresa May 'taking nothing for granted' despite local elections triumph

When it's tough, when they have to come out fighting. The Tories have gained massive ground from the UKIP and Labour but the party has chosen to strike a note of caution to prevent its prospective M...

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Comey's firing: Trump frustration finally boiled into action

Comey's firing: Trump frustration finally boiled into action

With tensions high after the United States launched a missile strike in Syria, a Russian ally, last month, Trump knew he would have to appear friendly - but not too friendly, since the FBI is investig...

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Ismail Haniya, Hamas new political leader

Hamas seized control of the Palestinian coastal enclave in 2007 after beating its main rival, Fatah, led by President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, in parliamentary elections a year earl...

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Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

By contrast Le Pen is an old hand, with a developed party political machine behind her and a long history of far-right activism. The polls were correct, and Macron won way in excess of the 50 perc...

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Azhar Ali Slams 14th Test Ton To Put Pakistan In Command

Both Younis and captain Misbah-ul-Haq, the next man in, are retiring from global cricket at the end of this match with Pakistan chasing their first-ever test series win in the Caribbean. West Indi...

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Ravens & Jaguars Interested in Signing Victor Cruz

Ravens & Jaguars Interested in Signing Victor Cruz

Although that may be the most intriguing possible landing spot for Cruz, he also has plans to visit with the Bears on Monday, according to the network, and has been in discussions with the Ravens abou...

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Comey infuriated Trump with refusal to preview Senate testimony -aides

Later, when the spin began to depict Rosenstein as the one who took the initiative to terminate Comey, the deputy attorney general threatened to resign . But in an interview with BuzzFeed News on Wed...

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Moon Jae-in sworn in as new South Korean President

The impeachment and ouster of Park Geun-hye left a vacuum in South Korea's leadership at a time when tensions on the peninsula rose to the highest in years. Beijing sees it as a threat to the reg...

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Christie describes reaction to Trump firing of FBI director Comey as 'hysteria'

The man who took over from ousted FBI director James Comey declined to say on Thursday (May 11) whether he ever heard Comey tell Donald Trump that the President was not a target of an investigation in...

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Ambition to meet reality as China gathers world for Silk Road summit

China hopes to use the summit to build consensus and cooperation for its ambitious One Belt One Road (Obor) plans: highways, railways, ports and power grids in an infrastructure network that recalls ...

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Heroin and legal prescription meds among the deadliest drugs — CDC

Heroin and legal prescription meds among the deadliest drugs — CDC

When prescribed legally, it comes in lozenges, patches that adhere to the skin, a spray or in injections given by medical professionals.Illicit drug dealers mix fentanyl into heroin to make their prod...

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Comey was 'pushing' Russian Federation probe harder

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders , who has been filling in for press secretary Sean Spicer this week so he can fulfill Navy Reserve duty, made the claim about Comey's popularity. Furiou...

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Senates gives bipartisan backing to Trump's trade rep

Senates gives bipartisan backing to Trump's trade rep

Thursday's vote was important because Congress had required the Trump administration to have a confirmed trade representative before launching talks on re-negotiating NAFTA, which was signed by the US...

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Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament

With no representation in the country's National Assembly the young leader's initial challenge is to secure his party's first seats in June's crucial parliamentary elections. However, Mr Macron's newl...

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Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office

Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office

Though he served as prime minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) for a short period of time, the refusal of the worldwide community to work with Hamas, and the deadlock and violence between the tw...

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White House fumes after Kremlin releases Trump meeting photos

Normally, such White House meetings are reserved for heads of state. That Wednesday meeting was already being seen as a major diplomatic coup for the Kremlin, a red carpet welcome just months after ...

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The 2017 Federal Budget: 5 ways it could affect you

Mr Morrison confirmed on Wednesday that it was correct to assume that a difference between what the budget papers said were "constrained" and "unconstrained" budget projections was the difference betw...

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What now for the FBI's Trump-Russia probe?

Rosenstein focused on Comey's statements days before the November election about the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's email practices. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and others said ...

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Australia's Big Four banks look to cut costs as challenges rise

Analysts said the banks could charge customers more to offset the tax costs. Commonwealth Bank declined 1.5 percent at 10:27 a.m.in Sydney, after yesterday falling the most in 15 months. He highli...

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Kushner Kin's China Sales Pitch 'Corruption, Pure and Simple'

Kushner Kin's China Sales Pitch 'Corruption, Pure and Simple'

Her relationship to Jared Kushner was also mentioned during the presentation hosted by Chinese company Qiaowai, the Washington Post reported . "That was not Ms. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who ...

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What a Time for Russia's Top Diplomat to Be in Town

Both sides sought to praise the meeting, which is the highest level face-to-face contact with a Russian official since Mr Trump took. This was despite the fact the White House meant to not allow pho...

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De-escalation agreement in Syria comes into force

The fact that the de-escalation agreement was supported by the United Nations, the United States and Saudi Arabia guaranteed its implementation, the RIA and Interfax news agency quoted Deputy Defence ...

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What US-Russia crisis? Trump seeks closer ties in WH meeting

Addressing reporters later in the day, after his Oval Office meeting with Trump, Lavrov showed his irritation over repeated questions about Russia's alleged interference in the presidential election...

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