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Polls open in French legislative elections

Many French voters feel an affinity with these candidates' desires to affect change and move away from political orthodoxy. Having an absolute majority at the National Assembly, France's lower and m...

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Attacker Shot Outside Notre Dame Cathedral

Attacker Shot Outside Notre Dame Cathedral

Police officers seal off the access to Notre Dame cathedral in Paris , France, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 . Government spokesman Castaner said that Iken was being held in custody in hospital and that h...

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House Republicans Quietly Gut Dodd-Frank Protections

They argue that Dodd-Frank, which became law after the 2008-09 economic meltdown, has brought financial security to millions of Americans and that undoing it will encourage the kind of risky lending p...

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Saudi Arabia and allies hail Donald Trump's warning to Qatar

Saudi Arabia and allies hail Donald Trump's warning to Qatar

Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have cut ties with Qatar, accusing their former Gulf Cooperation Council ally of supporting extremist groups. Anxious residents have re...

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Has Pakistan deployed troops in Qatar? Islamabad calls reports fabricated and baseless

Qatar called the accusations baseless and dispatched Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on a diplomatic offensive to enlist support from overseas. It asked Indian expatriates ...

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Trump, Sisi underline combating terrorism

Trump, Sisi underline combating terrorism

Arab states have no right to "blockade" Qatar, the country's top diplomat said Thursday, insisting the campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies to isolate the tiny, energy-rich nation is based on "fa...

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Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with Theresa May's Conservatives

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with Theresa May's Conservatives

But he said his party would seek to vote down May's Queen's Speech, or program for government, when she presented it to parliament, and another national election might be needed to break the deadlock....

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Israeli court: Journalist to pay Netanyahu damages for libel

Israeli court: Journalist to pay Netanyahu damages for libel

The Netanyahus sued the journalist for 280,000 shekels after he had posted about the dispute on his Facebook page in March 2016. Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court Judge, Azaria Alcalay, in his order sai...

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Saudi Arabia, Gulf allies hail Donald Trump's remarks on isolated Qatar

The rights group says that, according to Qatar's National Human Rights Committee, more than 11,000 nationals of Bahrain , Saudi Arabia and UAE live in Qatar. "There is a danger that this dispute co...

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Iran Sends Five Planes of Food to Qatar

Iran Sends Five Planes of Food to Qatar

Iran voiced its preparedness to provide Qatar with whatever food products the Arab country needs immediately after Saudi Arabia and a number of others broke off relations with Qatar, which relies heav...

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New Twitter Bot Translates Donald Trump's Tweets Into 'Official' White House Statements

As of Tuesday, it didn't sound like Spicer expected the president to be tweeting. In fact, Trump believes he was able to win the 2016 elections because of his very efficient use of the S0cial media....

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Xi snubs Sharif by skipping bilateral meet after murder of

Xi snubs Sharif by skipping bilateral meet after murder of

Alimov believes it is a reflection of SCO's increasing significance, saying it will prove to those people who sing the blues about the organization that the prospect of the SCO is worth looking forwar...

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Manchester United won't offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic new deal to stay

Manchester United won't offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic new deal to stay

United had planned on signing Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann but are now prioritising a traditional central forward because of Ibrahimovic's injury. He is 35 years old, and it is likely ...

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France Casts Ballots In First Round Of Parliamentary Elections

The far-right National Front of his defeated presidential rival Marine Le Pen and the radical left will both also be seeking to capitalise on the move away from established parties. "We shouldn't ha...

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May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

The two parties will not enter into a formal coalition. Some senior Tories have made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister...

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May to form government and will work with DUP

May to form government and will work with DUP

May reportedly wished to strengthen her position ahead of the Brexit demand. For every Conservative leader, there looms the fate of Thatcher, the first woman ever to be elected as the leader of a ma...

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Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar

More than a third of the world's liquefied natural gas trade comes from Qatar, making it the world's largest producer and exporter of LNG. Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates (UAE),...

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British voters ask 'Who are the DUP?'

British voters ask 'Who are the DUP?'

She didn't engage with one of the central questions floating around the political world today: has the election result changed the complexion of Brexit? Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hi...

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Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. May earlier on Saturday lost her two closest aides as she struggled to reassert her leadership after a crushing election setback. B...

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Thousands mourn Tehran attack victims, chant 'Death to Saudi'

Thousands mourn Tehran attack victims, chant 'Death to Saudi'

More than 40 people were wounded in the attack. The ISIS group that had claimed the Tehran deadly attacks published a video of five gunmen that appear threatening Iranians of a "slaughter" campa...

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Saudi: We'll strike you in your own homes, Islamic State threatens

Saudi: We'll strike you in your own homes, Islamic State threatens

This week's attacks at parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini have exposed shortcomings among the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) which was supp...

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Politics expert Matthew Goodwin eats his book live on Sky News

Politics expert Matthew Goodwin eats his book live on Sky News

Ok. You win. I will be eating my book on Sky News at 4.30pm. Viewers went wild in response, many amazed at his sincerity and others insistent that he wash it all down (while offering tips to help)...

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London attack: Death toll rises to 8 after police recover body

Two men were arrested last night on a street in Ilford, the Metropolitan police said. A 27-year-old was detained on terrorism charges while the second, 33, was arrested on drugs charges. The Metro...

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Theresa May to Remain PM Despite Calls to Go

Theresa May to Remain PM Despite Calls to Go

May's miscalculation in calling this election harks back to an earlier blunder by her immediate predecessor: former Prime Minister David Cameron and his decision to hold a referendum on " Brexit " i...

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Donald Trump calls James Comey 'leaker', declares 'total vindication'

Comey told a Senate committee Thursday that he believes Trump fired him over the Russian Federation probe, and he accused the White House of lying about the details of the dismissal. He also accus...

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Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

The number needed for a majority is 326. But she pointed out the party still fared poorly in many traditional working-class areas, and refused to give all the credit for Labour's campaign success to...

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Iran offers Qatar use its key southern ports

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain lead a string of countries that this week cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran , Sa...

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Police say London attackers wore fake explosive belt

Police say London attackers wore fake explosive belt

The fake explosive belts were visible during the attacks, Haydon said, and may have looked real to those who saw them. Police released details of their investigation Saturday as they appealed to t...

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British PM Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

British PM Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

Damian Green, a lawmaker in the pro-EU wing of the party, was promoted to first secretary of state - effectively deputy prime minister. May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed ...

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U.S. soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Some years ago, these green-on-blue insiderattacks on the global services were the major problem. "We will release more information when appropriate". The Taliban claimed responsibility for the deat...

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