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France election: Le Pen and Macron spar ahead of run-off

Le Pen, who will go head-to-head with centrist frontrunner Emmanuel Macron on May 7, was accused of taking a leaf out of Melania Trump's book , who was accused previous year of lifting parts of a s...

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Man sentenced for running

Man sentenced for running "world's largest child porn website"

Chase was sentenced Monday in North Carolina in connection with engaging in a child exploitation enterprise and multiple child pornography charges. Two co-defendants who also were identified as adm...

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North Korea claims US plotted to biochemically kill Kim Jong Un

North Korea claims US plotted to biochemically kill Kim Jong Un

North Korea has accused United States and South Korean intelligence agencies of attempting to assassinate its leader Kim Jong-un, China's Xinhua reported Friday. "Then they handed him over $20,000 on ...

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Ismail Haniyeh elected new Hamas chief

This change of leadership comes just days after Hamas released its new policy document last week accepting the establishment of a Palestinian state based on 1967 lines. Gaza has been under blockade b...

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French choose new president; vote to affect all of Europe

French choose new president; vote to affect all of Europe

Le Pen called to congratulate Macron and conceded defeat to a gathering of supporters of her National Front party in Paris . The preliminary results are based on a sample of ballots counted at pol...

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Young Kerala Doc Found Shot Dead in auto in US

On Thursday when Ramesh did not reach hospital for work, his department head Dr Mani Menon informed Ramesh's father Dr Narendrakumar. Ramesh's father, Dr Narendra Kumar, tried calling his son but to n...

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Russia, Iran, Turkey Establish Syria De-Escalation Zones for 6 Months: Memorandum

This zone does not include the adjacent, government-besieged area of Qaboun. Rebels rejected the deal and said they would not recognise Iran as a guarantor of any ceasefire. Russian Federation rem...

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US National Security adviser, Venezuela opposition leader discuss Venezuelan

Opposition protests have often started peacefully but degenerated into violence when security forces block marchers and masked youths fight them with stones, Molotov cocktails and fireworks shot from ...

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Funny Star Wars Day Tweets from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Funny Star Wars Day Tweets from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

May 4 is an unofficial holiday on which fans of George Lucas' far, far away universe celebrate Star Wars . It will also continue to run twice a night at 7.45pm and 8.45pm until Jun 2. Star Wars: T...

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2 civilians, cop among 4 killed in Kashmir terror attack

2 civilians, cop among 4 killed in Kashmir terror attack

Police said one of the terrorists might have received injuries in the counter offensive. "Four bodies were found at the spot". He was one of the accused in the August 2015 attack on a BSF convoy in ...

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Canadian detained for burglary, questioned for double murder

Canadian detained for burglary, questioned for double murder

Deshaies, who owns a construction company in Canada, was living in the lower level of Matus' home on Serenity Sands Road in Corozal, Belize. DeVoursney and his girlfriend, Francesca Matus, were found ...

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'Shock' As Tories Gain In Glasgow From Labour

'Shock' As Tories Gain In Glasgow From Labour

THE conservatives and SNP were the overall local election winners in Scotland yesterday. "It is interesting if you look at the Tory and Labour support, they are mirror images of each other". Sturgeo...

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Israel summons Swedish ambassador over support of UNESCO resolution

Netanyahu's announcement, according to Haaretz newspaper, came during a cabinet meeting following UNESCO passing the resolution, and reportedly had "softer language" regarding 'Jewish connections to...

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UK Conservatives extend lead in ORB poll ahead of national election

In total, 4,851 representatives were to be chosen in 88 councils - 34 in England, 32 in Scotland and 22 in Wales - in what is considered a significant contest for political parties a month before the ...

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Israeli missile shoots down 'target' over Golan Heights

In September of last year, Ottolenghi observed, "Flight records show that Iran Air's flight 697 - the Tehran-Damascus route - was operated 66 times over the last year, including three times from Abada...

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FBI Director James Comey testifies about Clinton emails on Capitol Hill

Sen. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., asked Comey about his decision to send a letter to Congress on October 28. "Fine. Better than the interfering in foreign affairs", Clinton said of the prospect Tru...

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Trump Tackles Health Care Bill

Trump Tackles Health Care Bill

The Republicans' inability to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has made it very hard to move on to other big-ticket items on their agenda. That bill averted an imminent government shutdow...

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Iraq Grapples With Dilemma of Displaced Mosul Civilians

Iraq Grapples With Dilemma of Displaced Mosul Civilians

The US and its allies have been providing aerial support to the Iraqi forces backed by Shia paramilitary Popular Mobilization Units (PMU). An army statement said the Second Musherfa district as well...

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People Share Republican Health Bill Reactions With #IAmAPreexistingCondition

The outspoken and immediate skepticism pointed to a long road ahead in the Senate. "So, we're going to have less care and that's the key", he said, "and our children are going to have to pay this de...

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Influence of English is fading, says EU chief

The EU Commission President made the comments as he prepared to give a speech, which he said would be better given in French instead. "These negotiations are hard enough as they are", European Counc...

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Trump Says 'Everybody', Not Only Australia, Beats The US In Healthcare

Australia has a universal healthcare system, known as Medicare, which gives citizens free access to doctors and public hospitals paid for by the government. "The Australian health care system provides...

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Girl Bit By Alligator Suffers Minor Injuries

Girl Bit By Alligator Suffers Minor Injuries

Weber said the girl suffered puncture wounds that didn't appear to be life-threatening. The girl was treated by staff before family members drove her to Nemours Children's Hospital for treatment. The ...

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UK Prime Minister Congratulates Macron on Election Victory

UK Prime Minister Congratulates Macron on Election Victory

Nevertheless, voter surveys forecasting the result itself proved accurate for the tight first round race last month. Le Pen, who is a fiery speaker with a laser-focused message, was expected to clobbe...

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Former associates divided over corruption allegations against Kejriwal

Mishra is known to be close to Kumar Vishwas. Meanwhile, the Congress party asserted that the AAP had mocked the very principles of "Lokayukt" where its foundation lay. Anti-corruption crusader Arvi...

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#BringBackOurGirls: 83 Chibok Students Released by Boko Haram

#BringBackOurGirls: 83 Chibok Students Released by Boko Haram

The exact nature of his illness is still unclear. The news shook Africa's most populous country even as it rejoiced in the Chibok schoolgirls' return. Buhari delayed a previously scheduled trip to L...

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US Senate Republicans hesitate on Obamacare repeal bill

US Senate Republicans hesitate on Obamacare repeal bill

The measure now heads to the Senate, where conservative groups expect the plan will be further negotiated before it is ultimately signed into law. The House victory may simply be a way for GOP members...

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Canada to Trump: 'We're going to play hard'

I think there is a deal to be had which is good for Canada, good for USA consumers. Trump has criticized Canada's lumber and dairy policies, saying the latter is a "disgrace" that is hurting us dair...

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Arvind Kejriwal took 2 crore from Satyendar Jain, alleges Kapil Mishra

However, AAP has rubbished the allegations, calling it "absurd". Mishra said Kejriwal had denied Jain's claim. "I saw some of it with my own eyes but I believed in Kejriwal and felt no one can cor...

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Galvis drives in winning run, Phillies beat Nats 6-5 in 10

Galvis drives in winning run, Phillies beat Nats 6-5 in 10

Thanks to Zimmerman, who has been with the Nationals for his entire professional career, Washington's offense is averaging 6.30 runs per game heading into Sunday. He needed more defensive help in th...

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Frost advisory issued for Waterloo Region

Frost advisory issued for Waterloo Region

Northern lower MI is under a Freeze Warning Monday morning as temperatures are expected to drop into the low to mid 20s. Temperatures tonight are expected to plunge to zero or a couple of degrees be...

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