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National Front in disarray as former foes move to Macron

For the first time, none of France's traditional parties were represented in the final vote. Mr. Macron is to be installed formally as president on Sunday, May 14, replacing outgoing President Fra...

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The Trump Administration Is Rolling Back Obama-Era School Lunch Policies

The Trump Administration Is Rolling Back Obama-Era School Lunch Policies

In his first major act in the Cabinet, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is planning an announcement Monday afternoon at an elementary school in the Washington suburb of Leesburg, Virginia. "At the...

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United States nuclear site collapse a 'Chernobyl waiting to happen'

Former Energy Department official Robert Alvarez said that rail cars carry spent fuel from a reactor area along the river to the chemical processing facility, which then extracts risky plutonium and u...

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Russia investigation issues subpoena for Flynn

Russia investigation issues subpoena for Flynn

In a joint announcement , Sen. Burr of North Carolina and Vice Chairman Mark Warner of Virginia had requested documents from Flynn on April 28, according to the notification from the committee. Com...

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White House alerted about Flynn's blackmail risk: Ex

White House alerted about Flynn's blackmail risk: Ex

Why would Trump listen to any "advice" the Obama administration had to offer? As well as the warning from Yates it now appears President Obama advised Trump against the hiring of Flynn, advice w...

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U.S. could distribute equipment to Syrian Kurds 'very quickly' - spokesman

Turkish warplanes attacked Kurdish YPG fighters in northeastern Syria and Iraq's Sinjar region late last month.But Cavusoglu and Canikli both pointed to a diplomatic, rather than military, response to...

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5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

The left-wing paper Liberation said he was "under pressure", even before his inauguration which is set to take place next Sunday. Macron has proposed cuts to France's heavy burden of state spending ...

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Tamil Nadu HSC Class 12 Plus Two, won't have ranking system anymore

Tamil Nadu HSC Class 12 Plus Two, won't have ranking system anymore

So, the SSLC (10th) students will get their exam results on May 19, 2017. TNBSE has been formed by merging the two existing separate boards , Board of Secondary Education and Board of Higher Seco...

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Dialogue with Trump was non-politicised: Russian FM

Dialogue with Trump was non-politicised: Russian FM

Asked if the firing would cast a shadow over his talks, Lavrov replied: "Was he fired?" The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted a photo of Trump and Lavrov shaking hands in the Oval Office. ...

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Trump Re-Election Campaign Is Not Done Talking About The First 100 Days

Trump Re-Election Campaign Is Not Done Talking About The First 100 Days

Woodward rebuffed the president's relentless barbs thus: "Mr President, the media is not fake news - let's take that off the table". By withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, imposing lobby...

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Peaches Rocks Out for Samantha Bee's (Not The) White House Correspondents' Dinner

Peaches Rocks Out for Samantha Bee's (Not The) White House Correspondents' Dinner

Meanwhile, over in Washington , the evening's host - The Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj - ripped Trump apart despite organisers asking him not to. "That's not Donald Trump's style", NBC News' Andrea M...

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Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Michael Flynn: Sally Yates

Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Michael Flynn: Sally Yates

She was called back the next day for a more detailed meeting. Republicans in Congress also are concerned that classified material about Trump associates, who were recorded having conversations with Ru...

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'We'll be heard like never before' Sturgeon lieutenant issues election rallying cry

She said: "The city chambers in Glasgow has been run by Labour for decades now, mismanaged some might say, and clearly the people of Glasgow thought it was time for a change, time for a fresh start, a...

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NKorea's Kim a 'smart cookie' says Trump

NKorea's Kim a 'smart cookie' says Trump

The letters on top left, reading "North Korea fired a ballistic missile". But, speaking to CBS, Mr Trump said that Mr Kim must be a "pretty smart cookie" to keep hold of power in his country. Presse...

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Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions

ANZ Bank, Westpac, National Australia Bank, Commonwealth Bank and Macquarie have not made any announcements. Among other losers were the nation's largest banks, which will face a new tax that will c...

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EBRD sees moderate pick-up in region's growth

EBRD sees moderate pick-up in region's growth

Turkey, however, is expected to see a slowdown in growth during 2017, partly reflecting security and geopolitical risks that have also led to a downward revision in EBRD forecasts for countries in t...

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Zac Efron & Dwayne Johnson Kiss in 'Baywatch' Red Band Trailer

Zac Efron & Dwayne Johnson Kiss in 'Baywatch' Red Band Trailer

In the latest red-band trailer for Baywatch , Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron's spider-senses are tingling - only it's not exactly their spider-senses. All things considered, this trailer is one of th...

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Israel slashes UNESCO funds by 1 mln after resolution

After the new cut announced by Netanyahu on Wednesday, Israel is set to pay just $2.7 million in membership fees annually. Netanyahu previously ordered $6 million to be cut from the funds in tranfers ...

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Austrian vice chancellor steps down amid party infighting

Austrian vice chancellor steps down amid party infighting

Mitterlehner, who will also resign as economy minister, said he did not feel he had full support from his party and also mentioned media criticism in his announcement. The OVP said its leadership woul...

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Grassley: White House Leaker Damaged National Security

Grassley: White House Leaker Damaged National Security

The Russian government-funded news outlet that USA intelligence agencies say played a key role in disseminating stolen emails meant to damage the candidacy of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential ...

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Army Chief meets Nawaz Sharif over Dawn Leaks

Army Chief meets Nawaz Sharif over Dawn Leaks

Statements issued by the government and the military said the " Dawn Leaks" issue - a reference to a report in Dawn newspaper about a high-level meeting on October 3, 2016 during which civilian lea...

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Yogi Adityanath can't be prosecuted in 2007 riot case: Chief secretary

Yogi Adityanath can't be prosecuted in 2007 riot case: Chief secretary

In an affidavit to the court, the chief secretary stated that the Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department which has been investigating the riots, has proposed to submit its closure report in the c...

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Syrian Kurdish official praises U.S. decision to provide arms

Syrian Kurdish official praises U.S. decision to provide arms

The United States sees the YPG as a valuable partner in the fight against the Islamic State group in northern Syria . Erdogan says: "I hope that they [U.S.] will turn away from this wrong". White H...

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New Orleans Wednesday weather: Warm and sunny

New Orleans Wednesday weather: Warm and sunny

By Thursday afternoon the area will have sunny to mostly sunny skies, highs in the low/ mid-80s and winds from the southwest at 5-15 miles per hour. Sunday: Sunny skies with a high near 82; mostly ...

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Texas senators and congressmen react to Comey firing

Outraged Democrats called for an independent investigation into the Trump campaign's possible ties to Russia's election interference, and a handful of prominent Republican senators left open that po...

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EPL 2016/17, Manchester City 5-0 Crystal Palace: 5 Talking Points

Now with the Eagles very much in contention for relegation from the Premier League, the 62-year-old has now told his players to show fight and passion against Hull City, in a bid to avoid the drop. Th...

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Watergate Part 2? The similarities between Trump and Nixon

Former FBI Assistant Director James Kallstrom joined Neil Cavuto this afternoon to react to President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey . The Trump administration has said that Comey was sa...

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Gujarat Board (GSEB) 12th Class 2017 Results Out | Check Now!

Gujarat Board (GSEB) 12th Class 2017 Results Out | Check Now!

The Candidate can check their results at official website. Students who had appeared for the exam, can access HSC results at the Board site. The overall pass percentage was 79.03 past year , lower ...

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Kosovo government loses no-confidence vote, coalition fails

Kosovo government loses no-confidence vote, coalition fails

Opposition parties have blamed Mustafa's Cabinet for being unable to carry out its program and pass important laws. Kosovo's government lost a vote of confidence in parliament on Wednesday afterno...

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'We will get it done,' says Trump, hopeful of Mideast peace

The goal of a Palestinian state living peacefully beside Israel has been the position of successive USA administrations and the global community. "We will get it done", Trump confidently told Abbas. D...

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