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Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

The result is seen as a strong endorsement of President Macron. Front National leader Marine Le Pen , who came second to Mr Macron, had high hopes of becoming MP for Henin-Beumont, Pas-de-Calais. P...

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Macron's party set for huge French parliamentary majority

Macron's party set for huge French parliamentary majority

Despite half of French voters having chosen not to cast a ballot, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said they had delivered an "unambiguous" message on Sunday. A second round of voting will be held on...

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WRAPUP 1-Turkish president says Qatar isolation violates Islamic values

According to the statement, reciprocal military visits have been ongoing since October 2015. Stating that his company would enhance the animal husbandry activities 50 kilometers away from Doha , the ...

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Victims of Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting remembered at vigil

Orange county, FL Mayor Teresa Jacobs said, "I can tell you candidly that 10 years ago, I could never have imagined that we would be able to fly this flag". Later Monday morning, hundreds of people dr...

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'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'

'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'

Rosenstein sees no reason at this point to recuse himself, the Justice Department said Friday. "It would be standard practice for the Special Counsel to examine financial records to look for anythin...

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Dreamers to stay, at least for now

Dreamers to stay, at least for now

Thursday's decision does not affect another, related Obama-era memorandum that created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program - or DACA - that applies to children who were brought ...

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Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russian Federation for election meddling

Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russian Federation for election meddling

However, the legislation also restricts the White House from easing sanctions without congressional approval, reports the Guardian. "I know that some people in the White House are pushing back",...

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Trump lawyer denies president is a probe target

President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday he is under investigation in a probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign - and seem...

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Who was James Hodgkinson? More about the man behind the congressional shooting

Who was James Hodgkinson? More about the man behind the congressional shooting

Russell said that she saw Hodgkinson there "multiple days a week" for "four weeks". "435 Members of Congress, and 300 million Americans , are pulling for him, praying for him, and pledging to him our...

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Rout by Macron's party in French parliamentary election vote

Rout by Macron's party in French parliamentary election vote

With almost all votes counted, his La République en Marche, alongside its MoDem allies, won more than 300 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly. The May 7 election of the Macron , 39, himself unt...

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US Climate Alliance gets 13 members in days

US Climate Alliance gets 13 members in days

On Sunday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said the Paris agreement was "a bad deal for this country" in an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press." I don't like to have to ...

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Test spot still possible for back-up Lions

Test spot still possible for back-up Lions

Lions head coach Warren Gatland has suggested that New Zealand counterpart Steven Hansen's consistent mocking is a cover for an increasingly anxious figure prior to Saturday's opening Test in Auc...

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UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has attended a church service near the ruined London high-rise apartment building where at least 58 people perished. Anyone who has concerns about someone who they know ma...

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Russia's military says may have killed ISIS leader Baghdadi

Russia's military says may have killed ISIS leader Baghdadi

The ministry said Friday that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian strike in late May along with other senior group commanders. He said the claims should be taken "with a heavy grain of ...

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'Truly awful thing' happened to American released by N

The doctors would not comment on Warmbier's prognosis or his chances of fully recovering, citing his parents' wishes. The doctors described Otto Warmbier as being in a state of " unresponsive wak...

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Deputies: Florida man fights off armed robbers with machete

Deputies: Florida man fights off armed robbers with machete

The homeowner disappears for a few moments and reappears armed with the machete, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office . Four men wearing dark clothing were found inside the auto, one of ...

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House Health Care Plan Formally Moves to Senate

House Health Care Plan Formally Moves to Senate

Conservatives, on the other hand, have been clear they would like for states to opt in to core Obamacare regulations rather than opt out of them like the House health care bill suggested. He sai...

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Despite Panama Papers investigation, Nawaz Sharif remains a billionaire

Despite Panama Papers investigation, Nawaz Sharif remains a billionaire

The minister reminded reporters that, "this is not the first time that the Sharif family has been put on trial". He is the first sitting prime minister of Pakistan to be directly questioned by i...

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Police charge man with murder in death of missing teen

Washington reported that 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres was taken into custody after the remains were found in a pond on Sunday afternoon and charged with murder. Police are not officially the t...

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South Korea Says Anti-Missile Deployment On Hold Pending Environmental Review

South Korea Says Anti-Missile Deployment On Hold Pending Environmental Review

North Korea's 10th test of missile technology this year comes after Kim told his air force to be ready to bomb us aircraft carriers that are gathering in the western Pacific, according to China's...

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Britain to Convene Two-Year Legislative Session to Tackle Brexit

The Sunday Times said ministers within May's cabinet had "let it be known" they would oust the prime minister if they thought she could not pass the government's legislative programme in a vote expec...

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White House Wants More Flexible Russia-Sanctions Deal From Congress

White House Wants More Flexible Russia-Sanctions Deal From Congress

The Senate's Iranian sanctions legislation imposes new restrictions on Tehran's ballistic missile program , also aiming to punish Iran for supporting terrorism and human rights violations. The bi...

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Trump lawyer says Trump not under investigation, despite Trump's tweet

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer said on Sunday that Trump is not under investigation in the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential race, a statement th...

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Dem Rep. Heck: Trump Created Jobs Through 'Attorney Full Employment Act'

However, the Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior said Friday Rosenstein sees no reason at this point to recuse himself, however, adding , "As the deputy attorney general has said numerous times...

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Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Rosenstein is the Justice Department official who was put in charge of any matters relating to Russian collusion or interference with the 2016 US presidential elections , after Attorney General...

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Posters demanding ouster of 'traitor' Kumar Vishwas appear outside AAP office

Posters demanding ouster of 'traitor' Kumar Vishwas appear outside AAP office

Vishwas, who is the Rajasthan in-charge of AAP , while addressing his party workers on June 10 also said that any in-charge or observer would not stay in any hotel or farmhouse during the campaigning...

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Trump Lawyer Sends Mixed Messages About Russia Probe, Mueller, Tweets

The President's latest Twitter attack on the special counsel investigation by Robert Mueller is likely to claim a new victim: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the lawyer at least nominally in...

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Japanese cite 'professional negligence' in United States ship disaster

Japanese cite 'professional negligence' in United States ship disaster

The bodies were found in flooded berthing compartments after divers were able to reach the areas, the Fleet said. "The incident is now under investigation ", the statement said. "So the water f...

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United States troops wounded in Afghan insider attack

United States troops wounded in Afghan insider attack

Six U.S. troops have been killed from hostile fire in Afghanistan so far in 2017. The US now has roughly 8,400 troops in Afghanistan (excluding those in country on a temporary basis), while North At...

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Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

A member of the Israeli security forces outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City on June 16, 2017 following an attack. Three suspected Palestinian attackers were shot dead by security f...

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Exit polls: Large majority for Macron in French parliament

Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen is voting in the depressed northern town of Henin-Beaumont, where she is running for a parliament seat. A party needs 289 seats to control the 577-seat ...

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White House pushing Republicans in the House to relax new Russian Federation sanctions

White House pushing Republicans in the House to relax new Russian Federation sanctions

These latest sanctions are in retaliation for Russia's interference in last year's presidential election. Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the Senate bill's cosponsors, told reporters on Wednes...

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Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi

Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi

The spokesman for the USA -led, anti-Islamic State coalition said he would welcome such news, but urged caution. The US-led coalition battling the Islamic State group said on Friday it could not c...

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As penalty for 'election-meddling', US Senate approves new Russian Federation sanctions

The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve sanctions against Russian Federation for its alleged interference in the 2016 election. The bill includes new sanctions on Iran over its b...

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London tower fire: Death toll rises to 30, could climb over 100

London tower fire: Death toll rises to 30, could climb over 100

Cundy said the police investigation would look into the building's 2016 refurbishment and promised to prosecute "if there is evidence". Emergency workers on a raised platform point at a section of...

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