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Scuffles between police and protesters outside Le Pen rally in Paris

Scuffles between police and protesters outside Le Pen rally in Paris

While Le Pen is close on the hills of Macron, winning 23 percent of the vote versus 24 percent for Macron in Sunday vote, according to the latest L'Express poll, a large-scale campaign has been waged ...

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Timber ETF In Focus As Trump Threatens Canadian Lumber Tariff

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday during an interview with CNBC that the tariff shows that Trump is serious about enforcing trade rules, though he assured investors that this isn't the beg...

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GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

But Trump has said he wants to put in place a "massive" cut for the middle class, which means all tax revenue could fall. But that idea has been losing support among many Republicans who fear its im...

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New home buyers will pay for that new Canadian lumber tariff

New home buyers will pay for that new Canadian lumber tariff

Ross said , adding that the Trump administration has notified Canada of its decision". But Trump's increasingly aggressive rhetoric on Canadian trade and NAFTA renegotiation, in addition to slumpin...

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Negotiators make progress on bill to keep government open

The wall is also unpopular with many Republicans, and GOP negotiators on Capitol Hill were uneasy about the clash over the wall potentially sparking a government shutdown. He continued: " Trump , I'm ...

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Angry Canada responds to Trump's 20% Lumbar Tax

Angry Canada responds to Trump's 20% Lumbar Tax

In the week leading up to the countervailing duty announcement, the provincial government of New Brunswick, which leases land to Irving and other companies, said it was preparing to fight for an exclu...

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North Korea Holds Drill to Mark Military Anniversary: Seoul

Speculation had mounted that Pyongyang could carry out a sixth nuclear test or another missile launch to mark 85 years since the founding of its army. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga to...

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Xi Jinping urges 'restraint' to US over North Korea crisis

Top American military commanders here on Tuesday emphasized the strength of the alliance with South Korea, as North Korea's military apparently staged its largest-ever live-fire drills along its east ...

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Donald Trump planning to launch 'preemptive strike' if North Korea tests nuke

Donald Trump planning to launch 'preemptive strike' if North Korea tests nuke

The Vice Minister, speaking to the Associated Press , said North Korea will "certainly will not keep our arms crossed in the face of a U.S. pre-emptive strike". Very visible work has been under w...

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Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US

Japan might have only minutes to prepare for nuclear attacks, said officials in the island nation as they face down threats from demented North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. The exercise on Tuesday, ap...

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Hollande calls on French to back Macron, prevent Le Pen 'risk'

It had risen 2 per cent but later eased back slightly to be 1.2 per cent higher on the day, at $1.0857. Paris - Pro-European Emmanuel Macron is set to face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in Franc...

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Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo

Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo

Drea Hubbard is held by her father, Justin Hubbard, during a news conference Monday, April 24, 2017, in Omaha , Neb. Her mother and husband tried to help her to the auto but baby Drea wasn't waiting ...

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US, North Korea flex military muscles as tensions simmer

Imports from North Korea declined to US$114.56 million last month from $176.7 million tallied the previous month, according to Chinese customs data. "He (Trump) doesn't want a war any more than I ...

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Just 2% of Trump voters say they regret voting for him

Just 2% of Trump voters say they regret voting for him

Is Trump being judged accurately by supporters, opponents and analysts? The poll suggests that while Trump's overall approval ratings remain low, voters continue to be critical of the politica...

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At least 1 dead as twin-engine plane crashes into Texas pond

At least 1 dead as twin-engine plane crashes into Texas pond

Sgt. Burse says firemen, other rescuers, and divers were not initially able to get inside the twin engine plane because of the fire. A dive team recovered the body of the pilot who crashed a twin-en...

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27 people killed in bus-trailer truck collision in Kenya

27 people killed in bus-trailer truck collision in Kenya

A police spokesperson said the bus, heading to Mombasa, was overtaking several vehicles when it collided with an oil tanker in the Kibwezi area. Between 3,000 and 13,000 people are killed in road ac...

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Turkish election commission rejects calls to annul referendum

Turkish election commission rejects calls to annul referendum

Mr Yildirim also said that the electoral board would rule on the main opposition Republican People's Party's request for the referendum's annulment. Turkey's main opposition CHP party said on Wedn...

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Argument among protesters at Jefferson Davis monument in New Orleans

Argument among protesters at Jefferson Davis monument in New Orleans

Police officers watched from a nearby hotel . It is also unusual, culturally speaking, that so many people in America are keen to honor the "heritage" and "sacrifice" of people who committed treas...

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India Maoist Attack: Villagers used as shields: survivor

India Maoist Attack: Villagers used as shields: survivor

The incident occurred near Burkapal village within Chintagufa police station limits, Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police Jitendra Shukla told PTI. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh too cal...

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British parliament backs PM Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election

The early ballot will give the prime minister - or her replacement - more time to implement Brexit before another election . "Mrs May addressed the public on Tuesday morning outside 10 Downing Stre...

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Muhammadu Buhari : President congratulates Turkey on successful referendum

Muhammadu Buhari : President congratulates Turkey on successful referendum

A defiant Erdogan, whose narrow victory exposed the nation's deep divisions, has said Sunday's vote ended all debate on the more powerful presidency he has long sought, and Turkey would ignore criti...

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Homebuilders denounce tariff on Canada's softwood lumber

Homebuilders denounce tariff on Canada's softwood lumber

Former federal cabinet minister David Emerson, who Clark appointed as the provincial softwood envoy, said small forestry operations could be hurt nearly immediately by the duties, but high lumber pric...

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Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance, asks China to pressurize N.Korea

Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance, asks China to pressurize N.Korea

He added that if China was unable to convince Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, the United States and its allies would deal with North Korea instead, and said "all optio...

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Sabers Rattle Amid Korean Standoff, White House to Brief Senators

The defense ministry gave the update on the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, known as Thaad, in a text message on Wednesday. The arrival of the six trailers sparked clashes between locals...

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Why Ranchers and Farmers Are Cheering for Sonny Perdue

When the Food and Drug Administration begins to inspect farms under the Food Safety Modernization Act, the administration wants to be sure that the FDA and the states that may directly do that work re...

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US issues 271 sanctions in response to Syrian chemical attack

The U.S. has blamed Assad for an attack earlier this month that killed more than 80 civilians in rebel-held northern Idlib. Earlier this month, the United States launched dozens of missiles agains...

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12 die as rioting breaks out in Venezuela

The public prosecutor's office said later on Friday it was investigating 11 deaths in El Valle , adding that "some" victims had died from being electrocuted. An officer tried to help but Altuna say...

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New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

Police were on hand, with officers watching from atop a hotel parking garage . The statue, nearly 17-feet tall and weighing more than 3 tons, was built after 14 years of fundraisers and negotiation...

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Senate confirms its new deputy attorney general; will lead Russia probe

Senate confirms its new deputy attorney general; will lead Russia probe

Rosenstein's nomination has been closely tied to the House and Senate Russia investigations, reports CNN. Rosenstein made similar comments during his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee ea...

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Trump's Border Wall Likely Nixed in Shutdown Showdown

Trump's Border Wall Likely Nixed in Shutdown Showdown

He was kicking off a round-table discussion with farmers at the White House Tuesday. The Trump administration has escalated its rhetoric against North Korea and has been pressuring China to lean on ...

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