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The Front is spreading: why Marine Le Pen could still win

The Front is spreading: why Marine Le Pen could still win

She has said she will negotiate to restore French national sovereignty and, if unhappy with the way those talks go, call a referendum where French voters decide on European Union and euro membership. ...

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In Japan talks, US VP Pence to seek market access, investment

In Japan talks, US VP Pence to seek market access, investment

China and North Korea maintain "normal contacts, including normal business contacts", said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang, when asked about the trucks. USA officials say tougher sanctions ...

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United Kingdom call for snap general election not a surprise

United Kingdom call for snap general election not a surprise

Mrs May said she was concerned that opposition parties would seek to derail Brexit by voting against key pieces of legislation including the Great Repeal Bill, which will provide the legislative autho...

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Donald Trump Sign 'Buy American Hire American' Executive Order in Wisconsin Trip

Trump signed the order related to government agencies even though he built a global business empire before running for the White House in which he regularly outsourced the manufacture of dozens of con...

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UNSC divided over Syria as USA threatens more strikes

Once that threat "has been reduced or eliminated, I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilizing the situation in Syria ", he told CBS' "Face the Nation". "There's responsibility that goes...

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No need to setup Judicial Commission in Mashal Khan murder case: CJ

A new video emerged on Wednesday showing students of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan allegedly searching for Mashal Khan's body in cars leaving the varsity campus. the mosque loudspeaker for hate ...

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George H. W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

George H. W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

Former President George H.W. Bush is now hospitalized in Houston after a "mild case of pneumonia" but is "doing fine", his spokesman said late Tuesday afternoon. Bush Sr., who is 92, was taken to Hous...

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Democrat Ossoff, Republican Handel will go to run-off — Georgia congressional race

Ossoff won 48.1 percent of the vote Tuesday and now faces a runoff against his nearest rival, Karen Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state who won 19.8 percent of the vote. "Glad to be of help",...

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Elections in Georgia: an early referendum on the Trump presidency?

But even though their potential psychic victory has been muted somewhat, the left is still calling the result - one that leaves Ossoff with momentum headed into a June 20 runoff against Republican K...

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Donald Trump will continue his tax return charade

Donald Trump will continue his tax return charade

Protesters gathered in San Antonio on Tuesday for a Tax Day protest, urging President Trump to release his taxes to the public. Trump broke a decades-long precedent by refusing to disclose his tax...

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French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

If elected President of France, leader of the National Front party Marine Le Pen will continue to commemorate the memory of the victims of the 20th century's first genocide - the Armenian Genocide, Le...

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Ex-French Diplomat, Accused Of Raping Daughter, Acquitted By Bengaluru Court

Ex-French Diplomat, Accused Of Raping Daughter, Acquitted By Bengaluru Court

An FIR was registered against Mazurier, who was the deputy head of chancery at the French Consulate in Bangalore, under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (punishment for rape) at the High Grounds p...

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Borussia Dortmund bus attack suspect 'led Islamic State commando unit'

Borussia Dortmund bus attack suspect 'led Islamic State commando unit'

The threat would last until German planes were withdrawn from the war zone and the U.S. airbase at Ramstein, near the French border, was closed, the letters added. Social media lit up with photos of M...

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Theresa May defends decision to hold snap general election

SNP deputy leader at Westminster Stewart Hosie said his party would act as a "bulwark" against a "hard Tory Brexit government". "Today's news has been a good enough reason for another squeeze in sho...

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Handy hint: Melania prompts Trump on national anthem protocol as Twitter implodes

That's down from the 35,000 people who attended a year ago. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or impo...

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Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

The pair, who police said were taken into custody in the southern port city a few moments apart from each other, were radicalised French nationals aged 24 and 30, the minister, Matthias Fekl , said...

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China prefers peaceful resolution of North Korean crisis

Pence said the US would work with allies and others in the region to apply diplomatic and economic pressure on the regime in Pyongyang until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. -...

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General election needed to stop opposition parties 'frustrating' Brexit - May

The debate takes place at 1230 BST, with the vote expected some time later. A poll for The Independent on Saturday indicated a 21-point lead for the Conservatives over Labour, the biggest gap sinc...

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Russia: US Being 'Primitive and Loutish' in Syrian Rhetoric

It's hard to imagine how Russian Federation and the US could agree on Syria after President Donald Trump called Assad "an animal" over the deadly chemical attack, while Moscow has insisted on the Sy...

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Russian Federation hits back at United Kingdom and Boris Johnson over cancelled Moscow visit

Petersburg? Near the central city of Homs, a bomb exploded aboard a bus carrying workers, killing a woman and wounding more than 20, according to state TV and the Observatory. "What we are going to ...

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Turkish minister say observer reports on vote 'extremely partial'

Alev Korun, a member of the group, said monitors had been prevented from entering voting locations in the majority Kurdish town of Diyarbakir and also raised concerns over videos on social media which...

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US wants quick return to Yemen talks: Mattis

US wants quick return to Yemen talks: Mattis

Now the US military is conducting counterterrorism operations and airstrikes against al-Qaida militants in Yemen , while a small group of USA forces provides limited intelligence and refueling suppor...

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Theresa May: Early general election will strengthen Government's Brexit negotiating hand

The Prime Mininster reaffirmed her stance to secure "the best possible deal for the UK", Mrs May did, however, failed to concede she called the election to offer her extra wriggle room after Brexit ...

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Trump signs "Buy American, Hire American" executive order

In a 2014 study, the Boston Federal Reserve found that outsourcing companies made 13 percent of the H-1B visa requests in New England between 2010 to 2012, higher than the national rate. "We are prote...

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Theresa May's snap election is 'game changer' for GBP

Theresa May's snap election is 'game changer' for GBP

But Mrs. May is still living with David Cameron's. "Let us put forward our plans for Brexit and our alternative programs for government and then let the people decide", May said. And by waving the nat...

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Pence to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Pence was joined by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Toyota President Akio Toyoda and executives from General Motors, 3M and Aflac. A day after North Korea said it would regularly test missile...

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Corbyn welcomes Theresa May's call for general election

Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley, the Green co-leaders, said other parties needed to act collectively in order to stop the Conservatives "wrecking our country for generations to come". Mrs May's de...

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Photographer puts down his camera to help children hurt in Syria blast

Photographer puts down his camera to help children hurt in Syria blast

Every so often, a photograph cuts through the grim cacophony of the war in Syria and pierces viewers' hearts. "Marvel comics has some great heroes but none of them have achieved this level", Comedia...

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Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

Numerous rebel fighters who guarded the buses were also killed. Salah al-Din is located west of Aleppo's Old City. Several dozen armed rebel fighters stood guard over the marshalling area where the ...

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The New York Times Takes Heat over Terrorist's Op-Ed

On Monday, the Times online and global print editions ran a piece by Marwan Barghouti titled "Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel's Prisons". For 15 years, Israel has kept Barghouti in prison....

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