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Ex-French PM seeks to join Macron revolution

So far the names of only 14 candidates are known, but on Thursday afternoon "around 450" will be revealed, Jean-Paul Delevoye of Republic on the Move said. "Macron carries the hopes of millions of Fre...

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President Trump Cites 'Made Up' Russia Story in Interview on Comey Firing

President Trump Cites 'Made Up' Russia Story in Interview on Comey Firing

Sanders appeared on cable news shows late Tuesday and early Wednesday to speak about Trump's decision. I have the highest respect for his considerable abilities and his integrity and it has been...

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Can the 'de-escalation' plan in Syria work?

Syrian, Russian, Turkish, and USA -led coalition aircraft sometimes operate in the same areas in Syria. "As for their actions in the de-escalation zones, now all of them are closed for their flights",...

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Trump And Duterte Involved In

Trump And Duterte Involved In "Friendly" Talks

Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., asked Trump to rescind a White House invitation, saying Duterte's human rights records should disqualify him, according to The Washington Times . Of course, the USA invita...

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U.S. committed to Turkey's security, Mattis tells Turkish PM Yildirim

In the half-hour meeting, Mattis "reiterated US commitment to protecting our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally" and "both leaders affirmed their support for peace and stability in both Iraq and ...

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Donald Trump hires lawyers to help defend him over Russian Federation allegations

Donald Trump hires lawyers to help defend him over Russian Federation allegations

CNN reported on Tuesday that Graham meant to look into Trump's business ties to see if any connections exist between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign or the president's associates. "I'm not ...

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Macron and Le Pen trade blows ahead of French election

Macron and Le Pen trade blows ahead of French election

But Nastassja Naguszewski, 28, who works in local government, said: "You have to put Le Pen as low as possible". Speaking at a convention centre in northern Paris, Macron, however, said Le Pen "had ...

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Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov

Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov

Meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Lavrov trolled the press corps by sarcastically asking if Comey was sacked while exclaiming "you're kidding". Scherbak pointed out that "under the term...

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Protesters call for probe into Federal Bureau of Investigation director's sacking

Protesters call for probe into Federal Bureau of Investigation director's sacking

Many agents working in field offices across the country learnt about their director's firing in much the same way he did: from news channels. President Donald Trump on Thursday dug up a months-old t...

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Trump set to meet with Russia's top diplomat at White House

Trump set to meet with Russia's top diplomat at White House

Sessions had been asked directly during his confirmation if he'd had contacts with Russian officials during the election campaign and he had said no. A USA official and a person knowledgeable of the...

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United Nations chief seeks early meeting with France's Macron

United Nations chief seeks early meeting with France's Macron

He also said the names of Macron's 577 candidates in the legislative elections would be announced this Thursday. "The Socialist Party is dead; it's in the past", Valls said on Tuesday. But EU commis...

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Recall order, Justice Karnan to Supreme Court

Recall order, Justice Karnan to Supreme Court

Police teams from AP and Tamil Nadu too joined in the search at Srikalahasti. Counsel helped TOI speak to Justice Karnan's son Sugan, who confirmed his father was in Chennai.In the recall application,...

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Chibok Girls: FG ready to negotiate for release of captives

Chibok Girls: FG ready to negotiate for release of captives

She also said that the government made provision for skill acquisition for the girls to enable them earn a decent living and thanked President Buhari for his serious commitment towards the recovery of...

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Acting FBI director contradicts White House claims about James Comey

Sanders appeared on cable news shows late Tuesday and early Wednesday to speak about Trump's decision. "He's a showboat. He's a grandstander", Trump told NBC News . "I have nothing to do- this was ...

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Why does Trump keep digging himself into a hole on Russian Federation?

Why does Trump keep digging himself into a hole on Russian Federation?

But one obvious possibility is that President Trump didn't take action because he already knew about Flynn's December 29 discussion with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about sanctions, and knew that Flynn ...

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China's Xi vows to defend climate pact in call with Macron

The United Nations Climate Change Conference kicked off Monday in the western German city of Bonn. Under the shadow of a possible USA pullout from the 2015 Paris climate accord, envoys are meeting ...

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England, France, Argentina in 'Pool of Death' for 2019 World Cup

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee, who attended the draw at the Kyoto State Guest House said he is satisfied with the pool allocation. Reigning champions New Zealand face South Africa and Italy i...

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Assad forces behind deadly sarin gas attack, says France

Assad forces behind deadly sarin gas attack, says France

A reporter asked whether Monday's sanctions are the only kind of sanctions expected to be imposed on Syria for the chemical attack and whether Mnuchin is considering imposing sanctions against Russian...

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Did Sessions break recusal vow in helping fire Comey?

Did Sessions break recusal vow in helping fire Comey?

But Sessions' hard-line stance comes as President Donald Trump tries to promote a more compassionate, treatment-focused approach to the opioid addiction crisis. Paul Abbate , executive assistant dir...

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Syria will abide by de-escalation plan, says foreign minister

Syria will abide by de-escalation plan, says foreign minister

Walid al-Muallem said that rebels involved must help clear areas they control of jihadist factions, including the former Nusra Front. Russia , Iran and Turkey agreed a deal on Thursday to implement...

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What South Korea's election means

Moon's administration also needs to figure out how to ease tensions with China stemming from the deployment of a USA anti-missile defence system in South Korea to guard against the threat of a North K...

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MARK CUBAN: Here's the bigger issue with Trump's firing of

Gillers said that Comey's handling of the email controversy would fall under the category of investigations related to the election. Comey, who testified for four hours before the Senate Judiciary C...

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Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russian Federation investigation

Here's the most important thing: Spicer used the fact that Yates refused to enforce Trump's travel ban as evidence that she was a "political opponent" of the President and, therefore, that the White H...

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Macron wins French presidency but hurdles remain in campaign to govern

Macron politically is in his infancy and has no party in a formal sense, instead is leading a "movement". Macron's opponent in the second round of the election, the far-right candidate Marinne Le Pe...

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McCabe testifies in place of Comey at Senate hearing

By Mr. Comey's account, his answer to Mr. Trump's initial question apparently did not satisfy the president, the associates said. President Donald Trump and longtime foil, comedienne Rosie O'Donnel...

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Russian probe hits a new stride as Trump hosts Kremlin leaders

A White House official told the official pool reporter that the only media present for Trump's meeting were official Russian and U.S. government photographers. This drew immediate criticism because th...

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Mishra Begins Hunger Strike, Demands Details of Travel Funding

Meanwhile, Mishra on Tuesday filed three complaints with the CBI against Kejriwal , minister Satyendar Jain and AAP leaders who allegedly misused party funds on foreign trips . "I have told my suppo...

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Turkey's Erdogan says US visit to herald new beginning in relationship

The United States has announced that it will increase support for Kurdish YPG fighters who are fighting the Islamic State in Syria, but Turkey has considered the YPG closely tied to the Kurdistan Wo...

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Let all-party panel check EVMs, AAP tells poll panel

The Election Commission on Friday assured all political parties that EVMs were secured and could not be tampered with. The EC, however, trashed the AAP's claims saying a "duplicate" EVM was hacked. ...

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Prince Philip stepping down from royal duties

Prince Philip stepping down from royal duties

The announcement followed a meeting of royal staff from around Britain, which prompted speculation about the health of the Queen and her husband. Elizabeth and Philip celebrate their 70th wedding an...

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