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Russian Federation vows to oppose U.S. stance against Iran

Russian Federation vows to oppose U.S. stance against Iran

He again called the nuclear deal a "terrible agreement", but he hasn't withdrawn the United States from the accord. "It shouldn't have been signed". She said the review was a fig leaf to cover a d...

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German anti-immigration party heads for weekend showdown

Up to 15,000 protesters demonstrated against the AfD's meeting in Cologne , a police spokesman said. Two police officers were injured and a police auto was set ablaze during protests in Cologne o...

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Le Pen Quits Party To Distance Herself From Its Extremist Fringe

Le Pen Quits Party To Distance Herself From Its Extremist Fringe

Le Pen, the 48-year-old female presidential contender, succeeded in 2011 his father Jean-Marie Le Pen to head the NF party, which he created in 1972. Le Pen accuses Macron of aspiring to be vice cha...

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US Moves THAAD to S.Korea as N.Korea Boasts Firepower

The statement reiterated China's opposition to THAAD and called on the US and South Korea to halt its deployment. "The president's approach aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear,...

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Turkish court rejects opposition bid to appeal referendum

Turkish court rejects opposition bid to appeal referendum

The constitutional referendum in Turkey on the transition from the parliamentary system of government to the presidential system ended with the victory of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's supporters w...

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Trump, Italy's PM Talk Trade & Security Ahead Of G-7 Summit

Trump, Italy's PM Talk Trade & Security Ahead Of G-7 Summit

Trump also said this week he would make "some very big changes" to the NAFTA treaty with Canada and Mexico or "we are going to get rid of NAFTA for once and for all". "Too many Europeans have been liv...

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Hernandez hanged himself, DA says; 3 handwritten notes found in his cell

Hernandez hanged himself, DA says; 3 handwritten notes found in his cell

A day after he was found hanging from a bed sheet in his cell, an autopsy has officially determined that former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez's death was a suicide. "There would be...

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Asia stocks, euro steady as markets pause for breath after French election

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is getting support from all sides of the political spectrum, as some fear what the country would be like under his rival, Marine Le Pen. She told France...

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US criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria

The number killed has not been confirmed but reports suggest about 18 YPG and five Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga members died. Nine others were injured and transferred to a nearby hospital. But again, the...

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Equity markets, euro rally after French election

Equity markets, euro rally after French election

Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron and anti-immigration leader Marine Le Pen began a final duel for the French Presidency on Monday, after a first round of voting delivered a stunning blow to the...

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U.S. 'prepared to defend ourselves' over North Korea nuclear threat

Among the options was placing North Korea on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, according to reports . But some lawmakers on both sides went away dissatisfied. Ed Markey (D-MA) said on NBC News...

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Turkish Warplanes Kill 6 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq: Army

Turkey's army yesterday said that the YPG had launched fresh mortar attacks from Afrin, northern Syria , on a border security post in Hatay, southern Turkey, which it responded to "in legitimate def...

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The Risk Trump Takes in Potentially Abandoning Steve Bannon

The Risk Trump Takes in Potentially Abandoning Steve Bannon

Bossie had his own set of contacts in the Republican donor and media world, from Bannon to the big-donor Mercer family of NY to Corey Lewandowski , Trump's first campaign manager, who Bossie repor...

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US FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

US FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

Today's announcement is in stark contrast to a landmark net neutrality policy that was approved by the Chairman's predecessor to ensure that the internet remains open to all and that all online conten...

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US will not immediately exit NAFTA, Trump tells Canada, Mexico

US President Donald Trump told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out from the NAFTA treaty for now but will swiftly begin renegotiating the trilateral deal with them, a White...

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EC bribery case: Delhi police leaves for Chennai with Dinakaran

EC bribery case: Delhi police leaves for Chennai with Dinakaran

AIADMK (Amma) leader T T V Dhinakaran, arrested on Tuesday night in connection with an Election Commission bribery case, was on Wednesday remanded to five-day police custody by a city court. "TTV Dina...

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Watch Trump's first 100 days, as told by 'The Simpsons'

Watch Trump's first 100 days, as told by 'The Simpsons'

But what's coming out later Wednesday afternoon are guidelines, not legislation, akin to what would be revealed in a campaign. -15 percent business rate: The headline is a 15 percent business tax ra...

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Could loose talk (and tweets) cause a war in Korea?

Now, U.S. officials are speculating that North Korea will conduct its sixth nuclear test on the country's most important holiday - April 15th or " Day of the Sun " as it's known in North Korea. The ...

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Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore running for US Senate

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore running for US Senate

According to the Montgomery Advertiser , in an announcement speech on Wednesday Moore sounded familiar "themes of social conservatism and originalism" and pledged support for President Donald Trump,...

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Benitez steers Newcastle back to Premier League

Benitez steers Newcastle back to Premier League

They should have a top team. The talented defender recently returned from a injury layover that almost lasted two months and figures to be a big part of Bruce Arena's plans this summer during the Gold...

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Trump decides border wall funding isn't worth shutting down the government

Trump decides border wall funding isn't worth shutting down the government

On "State of the Union" last Sunday, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly told CNN's Dana Bash that Trump would be "insistent on the funding" for the wall. A senior Republican aide said that si...

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France debates: did Le Pen or Macron win Whirlpool fight?

Addressing a crowd of workers later on, the former economy minister said: "I am here to speak to you". This rising support for populist far-right discourses is not only related to France but another...

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Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

Earlier this week, President Trump back offed his demand that any funding bill Congress passes provide a down-payment for his long-promised wall along the U.S. A vote could happen as early as this wee...

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Striking workers give France's Macron rough reception in factory visit

Le Pen, 48, is fighting her second presidential campaign after coming in third in 2012 while Macron, a 39-year-old former investment banker and economy minister, is fighting his first, having never he...

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Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

The movement of the aircraft to the air base at Bassel Al-Assad International Airport began shortly after the US's April 6 Tomahawk cruise missile strike on Shayrat air base, which destroyed some 24 S...

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Ex-Trump aide likely afoul of foreign payments law

Among the payments in question was more than $33,000 that Flynn received in 2015 from the Russia Today television network, which has been described by USA intelligence officials as a propaganda front ...

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Future administrations have to decide on Iran's nuke deal

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday reiterated his country's commitment to a nuclear agreement it signed with six major powers in 2015, and asked the USA to do the same. administr...

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Wells Fargo Directors Face Uncertain Prospects

At least one member scraped by with 53% of the vote. The two directors chair board committees related to risk, finance or corporate responsibility. The proposals included calls for: a new report on th...

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France offers evidence Syria was behind nerve gas attack

On President Donald Trump's orders, USA warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the Shayrat airbase, US officials said. The Trump administration, decrying the government's use of chemical w...

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Macron tops first round of French presidential elections: final results

But will he be able to govern? Whichever candidate wins on May 7 will need to try to build a majority six weeks later in a parliament where the National Front now has only two seats and Macron's yea...

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