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Macron's Election Win Cheered by Scientists

France's youngest president, who takes office on Sunday, faces the daunting task of reuniting a troubled, divided nation riven by anxieties about terrorism, chronic unemployment, immigration and Fran...

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Macron favourite in opinion polls as France elects new president

Marine Le Pen, his far-right opponent in the presidential run-off, quickly conceded defeat to the 39-year-old Macron after voters rejected her "French-first" nationalism by a large margin. But, she pr...

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Vt. Lawmakers OK Marijuana Bill

Vt. Lawmakers OK Marijuana Bill

Sabet said in a statement issued to Newsweek . And he isn't guaranteeing a veto just yet. The bill now heads to Governor Phil Scott's desk. They will also be allowed to have two mature marijuana ...

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Trial starts of Oklahoma officer charged with manslaughter

Trial starts of Oklahoma officer charged with manslaughter

Shelby, who is white, confronted Crutcher on the street, after a report that a vehicle was abandoned with the engine running. No one offered the victim aid for more than two minutes, Tulsa World rep...

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Facebook to play down links to websites with deceptive ads

Facebook to play down links to websites with deceptive ads

On your Facebook News Feed, you might have seen spammy, not informative websites that look like a click bait. Wednesday, the social media platform announced that it plans to start doing something ab...

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England's health service says hospitals hit by 'ransomware' attack

Ransomware is malicious software that infects machines, locks them by encrypting data and then extorts money to let users back in. A number of English hospitals have been hit by a suspected large sc...

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Avocado hand is the latest British epidemic

Avocado hand is the latest British epidemic

In fact, if there's any lesson to take away from avocado-injuries, it's not to stop eating this versatile, uber-healthy fruit, but rather to be more careful in the presence of sharp objects. The probl...

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Nigeria's Buhari vows support for freed Chibok girls

Nigeria's Buhari vows support for freed Chibok girls

It was the second group release of Chibok schoolgirls. 7, 2017. Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the freedom of. At the meeting, the president welcomed the girls in the capit...

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Sonia, Rahul Gandhi under IT scanner in National Herald case

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi under IT scanner in National Herald case

And since Sonia and Rahul Gandhi are primary stakeholders of Young Indian Company - they own 76 percent stake in it - they are the ones under the bigger scanner here. Earlier, the Congress president...

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'Honoured to be' in India, Justin Bieber says 'he'll be back'

'Honoured to be' in India, Justin Bieber says 'he'll be back'

But Bieber took it like a sport and invited a young boy next, to play pass with him, but he shyly declined. Justin Bieber's massively publicized concert was badly managed, say some who attended and ...

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International Nurses Day 2017: History, significance and everything you need to know

International Nurses Day 2017: History, significance and everything you need to know

McLeod Health held the celebration in honor of Nurses Week to acknowledge all that registered nurses do for their patients on a daily basis. At the same time as Nightingale was challenging the Briti...

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Telefonica among Spanish firms hit by 'ransomware' attack

Hacks have disrupted services provided by hospitals, police departments, public transportation systems and utilities in the United States and Europe. Images that were posted online of the NHS pop-up...

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Ebola is back: World Health Organization confirms outbreak in DR Congo

Ebola is back: World Health Organization confirms outbreak in DR Congo

One of those killed had tested positive for Ebola after coming down with a haemorrhagic fever last month in Bas-Uele, a province which borders the Central African Republic. That outbreak was not conne...

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Department of Correction commissioner expected to resign amid recent scandals

Department of Correction commissioner expected to resign amid recent scandals

Ponte, 70, had planned to retire within the next several months but made a decision to leave sooner because the scandals had become a distraction, The New York Times reported, citing anonymous s...

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Corbyn misses campaign appearance amid fallout from leak of draft manifesto

Corbyn misses campaign appearance amid fallout from leak of draft manifesto

Stressing that the document was only a draft which could be amended by a meeting of senior party and trade union figures in London on Thursday, he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "It's not ideal, ...

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Hamas elects Haniyeh as political head

Meshal stepped down at the end of his term limit just as Hamas softened its stance toward Israel in a new policy document last week. The Palestinian prisoners in Israel have been on hunger strike ...

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State's largest Cinco de Mayo celebration underway

State's largest Cinco de Mayo celebration underway

Today, Cinco de Mayo has become more of an American holiday than a Mexican one. But it's been a year, and now Trump has significantly altered Cinco de Mayo . Drink in moderation! But there's noth...

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Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Sangamo Biosciences Inc. (SGMO)

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Sangamo Biosciences Inc. (SGMO)

Sangamo Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 45.02% and a negative net margin of 388.23%. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $4.45 and a 200-day moving average of $3.89. Wedbush reaff...

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Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies 'religious refusal'

Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies 'religious refusal'

Randy Daniels, vice president of child and family services for the Dallas-based Christian child welfare organization Buckner International , told the Associated Press that religiously affiliated or...

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Sushi lovers at risk of parasites in undercooked fish

Sushi lovers at risk of parasites in undercooked fish

Doctors performed an endoscopy on the man, inserting a long tube with a camera into the stomach. The ministry is calling on people to choose fresh fish and remove internal organs swiftly, avoid ea...

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South Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to US, China

For Moon, North Korea will be more hard. When it sets the tone of North Korea policy, the Moon administration should remember the security of the nation is based on its alliance with the US. Judgi...

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Pyongyang accuses Central Intelligence Agency of assassination plot against Kim Jong

North Korea claimed that "radioactive substance and nano poisonous substances" were used in the attempt on the life of their leader. According to Pyongyang's state-owned news agency KCNA, Kim inspe...

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UK theme park closed after 11-year-old dies on water ride

UK theme park closed after 11-year-old dies on water ride

The park said it would remain closed on Friday to "allow the Health and Safety Executive to complete their work". In a statement issued Wednesday by police, the Jannath family said Evha "was a han...

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Canadian Press NewsAlert:Greens win three seats in British Columbia election

Canadian Press NewsAlert:Greens win three seats in British Columbia election

Horgan was not ready to concede defeat, however, saying that British Columbians have waited 16 years for a new government and will have to wait a bit longer until all the votes are counted. "British C...

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US nuclear site's collapsed tunnel may have gone unnoticed

US nuclear site's collapsed tunnel may have gone unnoticed

An official at the Hanford Joint Information Center said Tuesday that there were no injuries or reports of radiological release, and on Wednesday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee S...

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Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases

Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases

The Zika virus has been linked with causing birth defects in babies. Also, ultrasound might help in detection of fetal brain development in case of pregnant women.However, there have been reports th...

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Syrian Kurds seek 'neighborly' Turkey relations

Syrian Kurds seek 'neighborly' Turkey relations

It was the first face-to-face meeting of top officials from the two nations since the Pentagon announced the USA would arm Syrian Kurds in the fight to oust Islamic State militants from the group's st...

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Texas adoption bill OK's rejection of non-Christian parents

Texas adoption bill OK's rejection of non-Christian parents

The bill , which is expected to come up for a state House vote as early as Monday , gives both privately funded and state-funded child welfare agencies the right to deny services on the basis of thei...

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Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied, knocked unconscious before killing himself

Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied, knocked unconscious before killing himself

Attorney Jennifer Branch said security video from January 24 shows another student attack the boy as he walked into the bathroom. "He actually attempts to shake this assailant's hand, and this assai...

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Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday?

Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday?

According to José Alamillo, professor of ethnic studies at Washington State University in Pullman, a 2006 study found there are more than 150 official Cinco de Mayo events across the country. Holl...

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