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France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

REUTERS/Yoan Valat/Pool French President-elect Emmanuel Macron arrives to attend the handover ceremony with outgoing President Francois Hollande (not pictured) at the Elysee Palace In Paris, France, M...

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Palestinian hunger strike leader says 'snacking video' fake

The strike, known as "Freedom and Dignity" battle, was started on April 17 when imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti launched an open-ended hunger strike campaign to protest the hard humanitarian ...

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New North Korean Missile Launched

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the North's missile launches were a "grave threat to our country and a clear violation of United Nations resolutions". "With the missile impacting so close to R...

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China: Xi invites all to benefit from new Silk Road schemes

China: Xi invites all to benefit from new Silk Road schemes

Leaders from 29 countries, as well as numerous delegates, are in attendance at the gathering in Beijing . Chinese President Xi Jinping, also speaking at the opening ceremony, said the Silk Road dat...

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Duterte may be too

Duterte may be too "tied up" to accept Trump's invite

This, after White House defended Trump's decision to invite Duterte to Washington , saying his cooperation was needed to counter North Korea, even as the administration faced human rights criticism...

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Brennan Center: Trump Administration's 'Voter Integrity' Commission a Sham

On the campaign trail previous year, Trump alleged that the election would be "rigged" and warned, without evidence , that votes would be cast by undocumented immigrants and people using the identifi...

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Tillerson: Trump weighs embassy move impact on Mideast peace

In a statement Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said moving the embassy would "not only not harm the peace process, rather the opposite", according to The Washington Post. "It w...

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New FBI director imminent

New FBI director imminent

The White House says this account is not correct. Former FBI director James Comey is willing to testify before the Senate, but he will only do so in public, a close associate told The New York Time...

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India win 1 gold, 5 silver & 4 bronze in Asian Wrestling Championship

India win 1 gold, 5 silver & 4 bronze in Asian Wrestling Championship

India ended its successful campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships with a silver medal as Sumit went down to Yadollah Mohammadkazem Mohebi of Iran in men's 125kg freestyle gold medal bout on the...

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Whitehouse was warned about Flynn's blackmail risk

Trump fired Flynn, a retired general, in February for failing to disclose talks with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about U.S. sanctions on Moscow and then misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the co...

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And China's trade talks

And China's trade talks

North Dakota cattle producers cheered the reopening of the Chinese market to USA beef . China is the top export market for USA agriculture products, with the total value of exports rising by more...

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Nicola Sturgeon considering 50p top rate of income tax for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon considering 50p top rate of income tax for Scotland

Asked by Marr to confirm that meant joining Efta first and then seeking European Union membership later, Sturgeon replied: "Well, it may be by necessity but we don't want that". The SNP leader further...

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Pope Francis creates new children saints on visit to Portugal holy site

Pope Francis creates new children saints on visit to Portugal holy site

Peter's Square. One hundred years ago, three Portuguese shepherd children said the Virgin Mary appeared to them in Fatima, and the pontiff is visiting the shrine on the centenary of the "visions". P...

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China scales up financing support for B&R Initiative

German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries on Sunday warned that Germany and other European Union countries would not sign a joint trade statement at China's Belt and Road Forum unless they received m...

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Venezuelan Women Protest Against President Maduro

Venezuelan Women Protest Against President Maduro

Instead, he is preparing a body to rewrite the constitution in a move the opposition says is undemocratic and illegal. The opposition to Maduro want delayed elections of state governors to be held...

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First 100 days of office most successful in United States history

First 100 days of office most successful in United States history

The event just happens to be going directly up against the annual White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner, setting up a contrast between Trump in the heartland and the wallowers of the W...

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New French leader Macron sworn in with pledge to fight terror

New French leader Macron sworn in with pledge to fight terror

In his first speech as the President, Macron said "The whole world has watched our presidential election, the responsibility with which they have entrusted me is an honour". The fact that Macron's sta...

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Israel, Jordan trade blows over Jerusalem killing

Israel, Jordan trade blows over Jerusalem killing

Local media sources , meanwhile, identified the Jordanian citizen as Mohammed Abdullah al-Kasaji. Sunday's statement from Netanyahu's office came after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tr...

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Jordan, Israel in rare row over Jerusalem stabbing, killing

Later that day, Netanyahu's office released a statement calling the Jordanian reaction "outrageous", and said Amman appeared to be backing terrorism. "Most certainly Israel's view on whether Israel ...

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Jordan Protesting Israel's Infringing on Its Citizen's Right to Stab

Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani described the killing as a "crime" and held Israel responsible for al-Skaji's death. "Just as Israel condemns terrorist attacks in Jordan, Jordan shoul...

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BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

Why? Because it only takes one B.C. Liberal MLA crossing the floor to the NDP or Greens or sitting as an independent or quitting or, god forbid, passing away, and Christy Clark no longer controls the ...

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Trump set to nominate 10 federal court judges

Larsen, who was appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court in September 2015 to fill the vacancy left by former Justice Mary Beth Kelly, was on the short list Trump released during his campaign for U.S...

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Spurs' Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done for Game 1

As we saw in the Rockets series, the Spurs have a bevy of rangy wings that they can play if they want to go small. The Warriors beat Cleveland for the 2015 crown and were one win shy of cappin...

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Emmanuel Macron, youngest French leader since Napoleon, sworn in

Emmanuel Macron, youngest French leader since Napoleon, sworn in

Macron will meet with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo later Sunday and will take his first trip overseas Monday to Germany to visit Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. Macron will name a prime minister on Mo...

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Kim Jong Un tests another missile

Kim Jong Un tests another missile

North Korea fired an unidentified projectile from a region near its west coast, South Korea's military said . Those are the missiles the U.S.is most anxious about, with the ability to reach the U.S. ...

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Clark, Horgan, Weaver all say they're willing to work with other parties

So Sonia Fursteneau and Adam Olsen, newly elected Green members, could together decide who will be the next premier. There will be at least one recount after the NDP won in Courtenay-Comox but just ...

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All countries should respect each other's sovereignty: Xi

Who's picking up the trillion-dollar tab for China's Belt and Road? Meanwhile, on May 2, the Chinese media had said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be Beijing's road to Kashm...

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North Korea carries out another ballistic missile test

North Korea carries out another ballistic missile test

New South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who held the office on Wednesday, slammed the launch of missile by North Korea calling it " reckless provocation ". "It is definitely concerning", McDowell said...

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China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

Japan said the missile flew for 30 minutes before dropping into the sea between North Korea's east coast and Japan. It puts immediate pressure on South Korea's President Moon Jae-in, who campaigned ...

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In testing missile, N. Korea challenges South's new leader

In testing missile, N. Korea challenges South's new leader

Shen Dingli, a professor of worldwide relations at Fudan University in Shanghai, says North Korea conducted the test to show its "determination to develop nuclear weapons and missiles remains unchange...

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Trump assures Abbas Israeli-Palestinian peace

President Trump is the latest in a long line of USA presidents who have tackled the Israel-Palestine peace process early in their first term, and while most quickly lost interest, Trump vowed to get t...

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UNESCO Rejects Israel Sovereignty Claims Over al-Quds

Like most countries, the United States maintains its embassy in Tel Aviv because Israelis and Palestinians have competing claims to Jerusalem . Nahshon said that the two expressed Israel's bitter ...

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EC offers 'opportunity' to hold EVM challenge with machines of recent polls

Though many parties welcomed the Election Commission's assurance on the use of VVPATs, but AAP was adamant on its demand of Hackathon. Apart from demanding that voter-verifiable paper audit trail (V...

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'Planned By AAP', Says Kapil Mishra On Being Attacked During Protest

'Planned By AAP', Says Kapil Mishra On Being Attacked During Protest

BJYM "office-bearer" Bhardwaj also interacted with the media and accused AAP of hatching a conspiracy to defame the BJP. Mishra is on a hunger strike demanding the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led by Delhi...

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N.Korea fires ballistic missile

It is thought that the missile reached an altitude of 1,250 miles. Moon asked for a review of a missile system that is being developed to protect South Korea. But, she said, more analysis is needed....

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