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Macron urges calm in wake of police shooting

A police officer was killed and two others were wounded on Thursday in a shooting on Paris's Champs Élysées. The IS group's claim of responsibility just a few hours after the attack came unusual...

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Georgia House race to high-stakes runoff as President Trump wades in

Democrats revived an all-out TV blitz on Thursday for Jon Ossoff's bid for Congress with the launch of a wave of attack ads on Republican Karen Handel after a brief post-election pause. "This is a ...

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Easter holiday rooted in Christian faith

Easter holiday rooted in Christian faith

Christian families in Kolkata had started preparing for Easter on the morning of Holy Saturday itself. I love Easter because I love the fact that we still dye Easter eggs - not just because we HAVE ...

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Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

The governors say Canada's actions could cost the USA economy hundreds of millions of dollars. Trump's remarks were made over a growing trade dispute between Canada and the USA over the dairy produc...

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FOX News Gives Bill O'Reilly His Walking Papers…Finally

First, Tomi Lahren is no longer allowed to do her online show for the The Blaze, and now, longtime FOX News political commentator, Bill O'Reilly has been let go from the network he's been a part of...

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US Defence Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

US Defence Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

He did not elaborate. Mattis met with Netanyahu and Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman in Tel Aviv after holding meetings this week with leaders in Saudi Arabia and Egypt . Mattis respo...

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Iran approves 6 to run for president, but Ahmadinejad is out

Iran approves 6 to run for president, but Ahmadinejad is out

Iranian state TV said Thursday, April 20, that the body charged with vetting candidates has disqualified former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from running in next month's presidential elec...

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Iran's ex-president Ahmadinejad to run for president

Earlier, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised Ahmadinejad to refrain from participating in the presidential elections. Speaking to TPS by phone about Ahmadinejad's announcement, Gi...

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US military says Taliban attack on Afghan base killed dozens

Afghan forces killed several of the attackers in response to the assault, which targeted a mosque and dining facility at Camp Shaheen. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed ...

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Lavrov: US strike on Syria aimed at destroying settlement, changing regime

They don't want to expose their members to what they think could be a tough or controversial vote. I have absolutely no doubt we did the right thing, and it was very, very successfully done". After As...

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Killer of NFL's Will Smith apologizes to his widow in court

Family members of the Smiths and of Hayes appeared for Hayes' sentencing. "He's (Cardell Hayes) ready to accepting his sentence knowing that he told the truth ..." Many things have been said regarding...

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Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at all-time low

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at all-time low

Trump, who praised Putin throughout the US election campaign, was poised for a potentially historic rapprochement with Russian Federation. It was the eighth time during Syria's six-year-old civil wa...

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Prime minister asks for backing for early vote

Britain joins a list of western European countries scheduled to hold elections this year. Local Labour Member of the European Parliament Alex Mayer, however, has welcomed the announcement of an e...

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General Motors plant seized, protesters killed in Venezuela

General Motors plant seized, protesters killed in Venezuela

After nearly three weeks of anti-government protests on the streets of Venezuela and coupled with Wednesday's figure, the current death toll has increased to eight, including one police officer. GM's ...

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Gortat expecting 'furious' Howard in Game 2

During the Wizards' final run to close the game out, he said the Hawks did not "execute well". The game wasn't pretty and featured 55 foul calls and 71 free throw attempts between the two teams....

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Britain to head to the polls on 8 June

There was a short debate on the motion in the House of Commons to over-ride the Fixed Terms Parliaments Act , which would have seen an election being held only in 2020. Commenting on social media, ...

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USS Carl Vinson sailed away from, not to, Korean Peninsula

Tensions between North Korea and the US rose ahead of the isolated nation's annual celebration of its founding, when it was expected to test its nuclear program. "The forward deployment is deterrence,...

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US rig count rises 10 this week to 857; Texas up 6

US rig count rises 10 this week to 857; Texas up 6

In the offshore space, the rig count continues to buoy at decreased levels, however. In Canada, the number of oil rigs in operation retreated by seven to 33, while the number of gas rigs slid by 12 to...

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North Korea says don't 'mess with us' as US plans next move

North Korea says don't 'mess with us' as US plans next move

It's a salient issue this week, after Vice President Mike Pence visited South Korea and threatened a military response to the regime of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un unless the country abandons...

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China "gravely concerned" over North Korea nuclear activities

The United States and Russian Federation clashed at the United Nations on Wednesday over a US -drafted Security Council statement to condemn North Korea's latest failed ballistic missile test. C...

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Detained Mexican Ex-Governor Javier Duarte to Accept Extradition

Detained Mexican Ex-Governor Javier Duarte to Accept Extradition

Duarte resigned from office to face corruption allegations in October previous year but disappeared soon afterwards. Duarte, who has denied any wrongdoing, faces prosecution for embezzlement and org...

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French police officer killed in Paris 'terror' attack

French police officer killed in Paris 'terror' attack

One or several attackers have been shot dead by the police. The French Interior Ministry has said it is too early to say what the motive behind the attack was, but have said officers were deliberate...

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Arkansas court won't reconsider inmate's stay

Arkansas court won't reconsider inmate's stay

The order was requested by McKesson Medical-Surgical, Inc, which has accused the state of obtaining the drug, pancuronium bromide, under false pretenses. "It is inappropriate for the state to rush to ...

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French Police Hunting Second Suspect After Paris Attack

French Police Hunting Second Suspect After Paris Attack

Officials, however, have since confirmed the attack was perpetrated by a lone gunman who was shot and killed as he attempted to flee the scene. "It never ends", he said during a joint press confer...

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Deadly unrest in Venezuela as Trump donation revealed

Deadly unrest in Venezuela as Trump donation revealed

After nearly three weeks of anti-government protests on the streets of Venezuela and coupled with Wednesdays figure, the current death toll has increased to eight people, including one police officer,...

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French frontrunner Macron calls on France to unite and reject "fear"

WHEN French voters head to the polls on Sunday April 23rd, for the first round of their two-stage presidential election, it will be the most closely fought race in their country's modern history. Th...

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To O Panneerselvam's New Tough Talk, A Soft Response From Rival Faction

The revolt followed Sasikala's attempt to grab power after Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's passing, by assuming the post of interim general secretary, a post that has not been provided for in the part...

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Turkish opposition challenges presidential powers vote

Trump's congratulatory call to Erdogan contrasted sharply with the muted reaction of European leaders who are concerned about the results of the referendum, which are being challenged by the opposi...

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World's most famous giraffe April protectively kicks vet away from newborn calf

World's most famous giraffe April protectively kicks vet away from newborn calf

The mama giraffe tenderly licked her calf, which began to slowly pick its head up from the floor of the pen. Less than an hour after the calf was born, it started to stand up on its legs while April...

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14 killed when fire erupts in store selling kerosene

14 killed when fire erupts in store selling kerosene

According to media reports, the toll may increase as the condition of some of the injured are said to be very serious. The incident took place at around 5pm when kerosene was being distributed in th...

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