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French president to meet EU's Tusk, reveal minister picks

French president to meet EU's Tusk, reveal minister picks

The mix of center-left and center-right ministers underlines Macron's need to transcend the traditional French political divide. Emmanuel Macron has appointed socialist Jean-Yves Le Drian to head ...

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France's Macron, Tusk begin work on European overhaul

France's Macron, Tusk begin work on European overhaul

But in a sign of how little known France's new prime minister is, 57 per cent of those surveyed said they did not know him well enough to say if his appointment was a good or a bad thing, while just u...

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UK April retail sales rise 2.3%

UK April retail sales rise 2.3%

City of London analysts had expected growth of 1 per cent, following March's 1.8 per cent decline. The stronger-than-expected sales pushed the pound above $1.30 for the first time since last Septemb...

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On Moving the US Embassy, Trump Was Right the First Time

Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who gave President Donald Trump's inauguration its single largest donation at $5 million, is furious about comments Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made on ...

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Ex-FBI Director Mueller draws praise as special counsel on Russian Federation probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel shows the investigation into Russian meddling in last year's USA election "will continue". Trump last week...

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Oil rally finds legs as backing for OPEC cut extension grows

The two countries agreed that current cuts should be prolonged for at least another nine months, taking it to March 2018. Ministers from Opec and non-Opec countries meet to decide policy on May 25 i...

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Bye-bye Blue House as S. Korean leader shuns imperial home

Bye-bye Blue House as S. Korean leader shuns imperial home

Moon said Pyongyang's nuclear issue should be addressed "comprehensively and gradually", not only with pressure but also through talks, because current worldwide sanctions are also aimed at guiding Ki...

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Trump will put America first on climate: Tillerson

Trump will put America first on climate: Tillerson

It turns out, as Tillerson said in his opening comments at the meeting, the administration has not made up its mind, but pledged to at least listen to the Arctic nations and regional organizations as ...

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Tumultuous week puts Trump presidency on perilous path

Mike Lee (R-Utah) said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "fully cooperating" with the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, despite Trump's explicit acknowledgement t...

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Former acting AG Yates claims she warned WH about Flynn's Russian Federation ties

Former acting AG Yates claims she warned WH about Flynn's Russian Federation ties

White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, had insisted that Flynn had not discussed USA -imposed sanctions with Kislyak during the presidential transition period. And the White House...

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Ex-French PM Valls wants to be part of Macron's En Marche!

Ex-French PM Valls wants to be part of Macron's En Marche!

Half of all candidates will be women. Hamon said his movement would be launched on July 1, after legislative elections in June that are crucial to Macron's chances of enacting his programme. Valls...

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Flynn Stopped Military Plan Turkey Opposed - After Being Paid as its Agent

After he was sacked, Flynn admitted his now-defunct company was paid $530,000 by Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin for lobbying that " principally benefited " the Turkish government, despite never r...

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House Oversight Asks Comey To Testify Next Week

House Oversight Asks Comey To Testify Next Week

President Donald Trump asked then Federal Bureau of Investigation head James Comey to halt an inquiry into contacts between his ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian Federation, glo...

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Potential play-off shoot-out does not worry Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner

Potential play-off shoot-out does not worry Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner

However, Wagner expects the Liverpool loanee to join in with his team-mates during tomorrow night's training session and then be ready to start at Hillsborough . And even despite the huge progress of...

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GOP Rep. On Comey Memo: Grounds For Impeachment, If True

In Trump's case, Democratic lawmakers say Trump's attempt to end the FBI's investigation amounts to " obstruction of justice " - and would seek impeachment on that charge. Don't give in, don't back ...

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Senate Judiciary Committee also demands Comey memos, Trump tapes

Garbuzov called attention to the fact that the impeachment procedure may take more than a year. That's when, Comey later wrote , the president had asked him to ease off Flynn. But Trump told NBC's...

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North Korea says 'new missile' can carry nuclear warhead

North Korea says 'new missile' can carry nuclear warhead

The country's official Korean Central News Agency says the missile fired Sunday Korea time was a Hwasong-12 "capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". KCNA cited Kim as saying the Nor...

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Polish Left supports Labour in upcoming United Kingdom election

Polish Left supports Labour in upcoming United Kingdom election

May was the first world leader to visit Donald Trump after his inauguration, and has stressed the importance of the trans-Atlantic "special relationship" to global security. Labour Party leader Jeremy...

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Labour manifesto: Will party's radical policies win over voters?

There's also the question of whether tax rises always increase tax take. 27 Cuts to Bereavement Support Payment will be scrapped, as will the Bedroom Tax and the "punitive sanctions regime", w...

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Colorado Republicans say they seek the truth in any Trump investigation

House members from both parties in other states have gone further than Colorado's delegation, openly calling for impeachment proceedings to be opened against the president. Hours after a news report...

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Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

White House officials initially said Trump acted on a Justice Department recommendation, but the president later said he would have fired Comey anyway, calling the former Federal Bureau of Investiga...

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Tillerson blackmails Israel, uses embassy move as bargaining chip

The new USA ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, departed from diplomatic protocol by visiting the Western Wall on Monday. The argument over the Western Wall is not the only complication to come up...

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Putin 'ready to provide recording' of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Putin 'ready to provide recording' of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Putin did not specify how, exactly, he might have come to have an exact transcript of the meeting. This comes as members of the Trump administration have already been beleaguered over their Russian ...

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Deadly tornadoes claim lives in Wisconsin, Oklahoma

The storms hit late in the afternoon Tuesday and into the evening, leveling the Prairie Lake Estate Mobile Park near Chetek, Wisconsin . Barron County is planning to open a volunteer reception cent...

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Turkish President Guards Brutally Beat Up Protesters In DC

A man with a bullhorn is repeatedly kicked in the face. But both leaders also wanted to put a fearless face on their differences and to renew a key alliance between NATO's leading power and its bigg...

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Haley: Dialogue if N. Korea Suspends Nuke Process

Haley: Dialogue if N. Korea Suspends Nuke Process

She confirmed that the United States and China - North Korea's only ally in the region - were working together on a new Security Council resolution targeting North Korea. National Security Council, on...

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HSE rebooting 1200 servers after global cyber attack

HSE rebooting 1200 servers after global cyber attack

Kaspersky Lab confirmed that the company's protection subsystems detected at least 45,000 infection attempts in 74 countries, mostly in Russian Federation. Expensive MRI machines used by the British N...

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South Korea's New President Sees 'High Possibility' Of Conflict With North Korea

South Korea's New President Sees 'High Possibility' Of Conflict With North Korea

Security Council on the North's weekend ballistic missile launch, which experts said demonstrated a significant technological jump with the rocket flying higher and for a longer period of time. Commun...

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Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

The TV report said that Berns' job might be in jeopardy because the incident embarrassed the White House ahead of Trump's scheduled May 22-23 visit. "Trump is not going to let it stand that the Kote...

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Military prison at Ft. Leavenworth set to release Chelsea Manning

Military prison at Ft. Leavenworth set to release Chelsea Manning

Col. Jennifer R. Johnson told CNN . Manning, who was known as Bradley Manning before transitioning in prison, was convicted in 2013 of 20 counts, including six Espionage Act violations, theft a...

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