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Early voting under way in French presidential elections

Early voting under way in French presidential elections

Britain's decision to exit the European Union in June and Trump's win in the U.S. elections in November past year have prompted a concern amongst critics that Le Pen could be the victor in the French...

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Nationalist leader Petry won't head German election campaign

Her demand for moderation infuriated the party's western German liberal conservative wing, who count Petry among the party's greatest provocateurs. Spiegel Online journalist Severin Weiland said S...

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Accused gunman in Fresno shooting spree charged in motel murder

Accused gunman in Fresno shooting spree charged in motel murder

Police say Muhammad opened fire 17 times at about 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday as he walked and ran along several blocks in Fresno, killing the three men in less than four minutes. Jackson said "it's a trick...

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United States defies both letter, spirit of nuclear deal: Javad Zarif

United States defies both letter, spirit of nuclear deal: Javad Zarif

Tillerson claimed that Tehran has been fueling various military conflicts in the Middle East, undermining USA interests in countries such as Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon. Yet with one exception - ...

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Marlins netted by Mariners

Marlins netted by Mariners

The Mariners got one run back later in the inning when Volquez threw a two-out wild pitch with the bases loaded but stranded two runners in scoring position when Taylor Motter flied out to left. Suz...

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Two in custody in case of abandoned Edmonton toddler

Two in custody in case of abandoned Edmonton toddler

Police are hoping someone will recognize articles of clothing found along with the body of toddler on Friday April 21, 2017. The clothing includes a black and grey shoe with fluorescent green laces ...

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The USS Carl Vinson is still nowhere near North Korea

In an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo last week regarding North Korea, Trump said, "We are sending an armada , very powerful". The episode raised questions about whether major...

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Worries over Trump policies cloud start of IMF, World Bank meetings

But Lagarde and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said world governments needed to do a better job helping those being left behind economically. "The U.S. With its 189 members gathering in Washingt...

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Trump Rebukes Italian Prime Minister, Calls For No US Intervention In Libya

Trump's comments came during a White House news conference with Gentiloni, who implored the United States to step up its "critical" involvement in Libya, a former Italian colony. The leaders also sp...

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Palestinian prisoners go on mass hunger strike

The strike has been called for by prominent Palestinian prisoner and leader Marwan Barghouti, who is now serving a life sentence over his role in the second Palestinian intifada - or uprising. The P...

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Chelsea boss Conte praises stand-ins Willian, Batshuayi for FA Cup win

Hazard formed a telling impact off the seat and said he just wished to bring however he could. "He told me and Diego [on Friday] because Tuesday we play this kind of important match [against Southampt...

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No US Role in Libya Beyond Combating Islamic State

Following a meeting in the Oval Office and a bilateral meeting between the two leaders and their delegations, Trump and Gentiloni will hold a joint news conference . "We want to see it". "Iran has ...

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North Korea: US's sword is ready to chop Pyongyang

North Korea: US's sword is ready to chop Pyongyang

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan at the Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan, Mike Pence reaffirmed the US commitment to defend its East Asian allies from North Korea. North Korea has repeatedly offered to scal...

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EU urges Turkey to probe referendum vote

EU urges Turkey to probe referendum vote

Thousands of people marched through at least three neighbourhoods of Istanbul, some chanting "Thief, Erdogan", "no to the presidency" and "this is just the beginning" after calls on social media for p...

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'I Dreamed of Africa' author shot in Kenya

'I Dreamed of Africa' author shot in Kenya

Her driver survived the attack before driving her to the local hospital. According to Mrs Gallmann, the gunmen had also targeted her daughter Makena Gallmann but she escaped unscathed after they sho...

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Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary overseas

The comments came after Foreign Minister Julie Bishop earlier this week said on the ABC's AM program that North Korea's nuclear weapons program posed a "serious threat" to Australia unless it was stop...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav row: India puts all bilateral talks with Pakistan on hold

The new dossier is based on the early video confessional statement and also statements given in front of the court by Jadhav for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities in Karachi and Bal...

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It's an orca! Last killer whale is born at a SeaWorld park

The typical gestation period for an orca whale is 18 months. The ocra had previously given birth to four other calves - only two of them are still at SeaWorld San Antonio. The newborn calf was sired...

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Trump welcomes to White House US aid worker freed from Egypt

Trump welcomes to White House US aid worker freed from Egypt

The couple and their co-workers had been incarcerated since May 1, 2014, on child abuse and trafficking charges that were widely dismissed by human rights workers and U.S. Her release comes on the hee...

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No evidence of chemical weapons use by Syrian troops-Putin

No evidence of chemical weapons use by Syrian troops-Putin

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Moscow following his talks with Tillerson that the OPCW should be allowed to carry out an "objective investigation". Russia , however, seems determin...

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Facebook Murder Suspect Has 'Shot And Killed Himself,' Police Say

Facebook Murder Suspect Has 'Shot And Killed Himself,' Police Say

The relatives of the Cleveland granddad whose execution was posted on Facebook said they've forgiven his killer. It wasn't immediately clear where Stephens had been since Sunday. Authorities rec...

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Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attack

One official in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, where the attack occurred, said Saturday at least 140 soldiers were killed and many others were wounded, Reuters reported. A U.S. Navy spokesma...

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United Kingdom early election: Under-fire Corbyn goes on the front foot

United Kingdom early election: Under-fire Corbyn goes on the front foot

While Corbyn has been effective at appealing to those on the far left of the party, the more centre-left Labourites are sceptical of his ability to lead, and he has been widely criticised for failing ...

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Bartra released from hospital

BERLIN (AP) - Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke considered withdrawing the club from the Champions League following Tuesday's attack on its team bus. There is also doubt over a cl...

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French start voting in oversea territories for presidential election

Her ambitions have led observers to predict that a Le Pen victory could be a fatal blow for the European Union , already weakened by Britain's vote to leave. "If France leaves, the euro is finished...

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Corbyn labels election a battle between 'the establishment and the people'

In draft negotiating guidelines leaked earlier this week, the EU said the European Court of Justice would rule on the terms of its citizens' rights after Brexit . She says an early election wou...

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Sessions Says New York City Is 'Soft On Crime.' The Numbers Disagree

Sessions Says New York City Is 'Soft On Crime.' The Numbers Disagree

New York City has seen historically low crime rates in recent years. In a statement, the NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association, a police union, said the Justice Department was "absolutely correct" ...

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Venezuela: 3 killed in massive anti-Maduro protest

As they did Wednesday, opposition leaders are asking marchers to meet at 26 points throughout the city and converge on the office of the government's top human rights official. The next presidential e...

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New Poll Could Impact Marijuana Legalization In PA

That suggests that even many people who say it's as unsafe as other drugs such as heroin perhaps don't truly believe that. Angelo Valente, of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, advises a "g...

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Four Wounded in Palestinian Terror Attack at Tel Aviv Beachfront Hotel

Paramedics treated the four victims, whose injuries were described as "light", at the scene before evacuating them to Tel Aviv's Ichilov Hospital. The assailant was apprehended by police and is now ...

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