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Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaign

Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaign

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign was targeted in recent weeks by hackers using methods similar to the hacks in the United States targeting the Democratic National Committee pas...

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Rex Tillerson declares end to 'strategic patience' with Iran

Trump's barbs come a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that the USA has started a review of the global nuclear agreement with Iran. "The JCPOA fails to achieve the objective of a ...

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'A disgrace': Trump takes fresh aim at Canada's dairy, lumber and energy

According to President Trump, Canada's dairy industry is "disgraceful" and has forced dairy farmers in NY and Wisconsin to go out of business. The two nations are embroiled in a long-standing disp...

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Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote - UK parties set out election stalls

The Conservative Party has pledged to include a cop on household energy bills in its manifesto. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron stands with supporters during their General Election campaign launc...

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How this election could change British politics for a generation

How this election could change British politics for a generation

Tajani last week said his priority for Brexit was "defending the rights of our citizens" affected by the UK's decision to withdraw from the EU. Now that lawmakers have approved the election, Parli...

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Three killed in Venezuela's 'mother of all protests'

The President has accused the United States of funding right-wing opposition groups and called for the expansion of armed civilian militias following weeks of violent protests in the nation's capita...

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United States submarine makes S.Korea port call, North remains defiant

Matching the flurry of diplomatic and military activity in North Asia, the State Department in Washington said yesterday US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would chair a special ministerial meeting o...

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Mattis Says Syria Dispersed Warplanes, Retains Chemical Weapons

This month, Russian Federation vetoed a Western-backed United Nations resolution that would have condemned the reported use of chemical weapons in Syria and demanded a speedy investigation into the ...

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UK Conservatives pledge energy price cap, hitting utility shares

UK Conservatives pledge energy price cap, hitting utility shares

Centrica shares were hit on Monday by the proposed price cap. However, Conservative ministers have said they need to intervene as some United Kingdom households are paying too much for their energ...

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North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

Tension on the Korean Peninsula was high on the anniversary, with US and South Korean missile destroyers also due to hold a live-fire exercise in the western sea on the North Korean border. Though no ...

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Opposition disputes Turkey vote as European Union urges probe

Opposition disputes Turkey vote as European Union urges probe

Opposition complaints and calls for a new vote centered on a decision by electoral officials to use and tally ballots that did not have an official stamp, despite a 2010 law that requires such officia...

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Oil prices claw back losses, but oversupply still weighs

To determine the health of oil markets, analysts say it is important to monitor inventory levels. But evidence of rising drilling activity in the United States tempered the bullish sentiment. This h...

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Suspect who died in Seattle officer shooting named

Suspect who died in Seattle officer shooting named

His death is being investigated by the King County Medical Examiner. A fourth officer was injured after being hit in the head with a bottle by the other suspect, a 17-year-old female. He said they g...

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Stockholm suspect was IS sympathizer

Stockholm suspect was IS sympathizer

Akilov's lawyer, Johan Eriksson , told the hearing that his client drove the truck on Drottninggatan, Stockholm, killing four, including an 11-year old girl. Security services have said Akilov expre...

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Venezuelan President Maduro pelted by angry crowd at rally

Venezuelan President Maduro pelted by angry crowd at rally

The 32-year-old man died from a gunshot wound suffered during clashes on Tuesday night in the northwestern town of Cabudare, a spokesperson for the public prosecution service who asked not to be named...

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Corbyn to halt Syria strikes if elected

Corbyn to halt Syria strikes if elected

Other surveys published this weekend recorded a smaller but still significant lead for the Conservatives, putting their support between 40 and 48 percent, with Labor on between 25 and 29 percent. "It ...

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Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria

Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria

Turkish warplanes conducted a barrage of air strikes on Kurdish positions in northeast Syria early Tuesday, leaving several fighters dead, Kurdish forces and a monitor said. It considers the YPG to ...

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Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes

Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes

After North Korea failed to successfully test a medium-range missile last week, Vice President Mike Pence said at the Demilitarized Zone that the era of "strategic" patience with North Korean malfeasa...

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Trump's tax plan could face a budget deficit challenge

However, a severe decrease in the corporate rate would add to the deficit-at least at the beginning-without the introduction of any off-setting measures. He said a growth rate of 3 percent was achieva...

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Bomb attack hits U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan

Bomb attack hits U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is capping off his trip to Africa and the Middle East with an unannounced visit to Afghanistan. A surprise visit by Defense Secretary James Mattis to Afghanistan...

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