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French presidential hopefuls wrap up campaigns in tight race

French presidential hopefuls wrap up campaigns in tight race

Ms Le Pen also defended her decision to force national news network TF1 to take down the European flag during an interview on Tuesday night. Le Pen and Melenchon, who both pitch themselves as defend...

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Drake to host first-ever 'NBA Awards' on June 26

Drake to host first-ever 'NBA Awards' on June 26

While some categories will be added and voted on by fans, other award categories include Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, Kia NBA Sixth Man Award, Kia NBA Defensive Player of ...

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The French Election Made These US Stocks Winners

Ms Le Pen has worked to bring in voters from the left and right for several years, cleaning up her party's racist, anti-Semitic image to do so. "With pollsters and analysts giving the [Le Pen] virtu...

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UK could face legal battle over air pollution delay

UK could face legal battle over air pollution delay

In a surprise move late on Friday, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) lodged a fresh application with the High Court to postpone publication of its draft clean air plan unt...

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CBSE scraps 'grace marks' policy to check high cut-offs in colleges

CBSE scraps 'grace marks' policy to check high cut-offs in colleges

The HRD ministry had decided on April 12 to consult states on scrapping the practice of awarding grace marks. Officials said as CBSE has chose to lead by example it will put pressure on other boards t...

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Ex-Trump adviser Flynn did not report Russian Federation payments: lawmakers

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn did not report Russian Federation payments: lawmakers

Jason Chaffetz, the chairman of the committee, said at a press briefing on Tuesday. The director of the Defense Intelligence Agency under President Obama, Flynn received $45,000 from the Russia-co...

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How Donald Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out

The president called the order "bold new steps" toward making good on his campaign promises to generate more jobs for out-of-work Americans. The move signals a further attempt at Trump to target for...

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Facebook under pressure after man livestreams killing of his daughter

Facebook under pressure after man livestreams killing of his daughter

A copy of the video was still available on Facebook on Tuesday afternoon. Relatives of the Thai man, who has not been named, saw the distressing footage and alerted the police - but the authoritie...

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Iranian nuclear deal faces threats

Iranian nuclear deal faces threats

The agreement provides that in return for verifiable abiding by its commitments, Iran receives relief from U.S., European Union, and UN Security Council nuclear-related economic sanctions. Russian Fed...

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Ex-South Korean President formally charged in corruption scandal

Ex-South Korean President formally charged in corruption scandal

Prosecutors allege Park colluded with Choi to make Lotte's Shin give 7 billion won ($6.2 million) in bribes to a foundation Choi had set up. The country's fifth-biggest family-controlled conglomerat...

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US imposes additional sanctions against Syrian regime

US imposes additional sanctions against Syrian regime

Treasury officials said that those on the sanctions list were highly educated and were likely to be able to travel out of Syria and use the worldwide financial system, even if they don't have asse...

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Parties in France unite against Le Pen

Le Pen is one of the candidates who campaigned against the European Union, but many investors expect Macron ultimately to be victorious. The contest is widely seen as a litmus test for the populist ...

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Petition Launched by Indian Americans Seeking White House Help to Save Jadhav

Petition Launched by Indian Americans Seeking White House Help to Save Jadhav

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had earlier warned Islamabad that it risked damaging bilateral ties with New Delhi if it went ahead with the execution of Jadhav. Pakistan's envoy furt...

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Trump holds telephone talks with Abe and Xi on N. Korea

Trump holds telephone talks with Abe and Xi on N. Korea

Citing sources South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday that the USA citizen, identified only by his surname Kim, was arrested by North Korean authorities on Friday at Pyongyang Internation...

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Time to remove 'blindfolds'; United Nations must ready new North Korea sanctions

Time to remove 'blindfolds'; United Nations must ready new North Korea sanctions

The South Korean military was monitoring the situation and "firmly maintaining readiness", it said. In the last century, China's revolutionary leader, Mao Tse-tung, repurposed the phrase to describe ...

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Former Trump aide Paul Manafort to register as a foreign agent

Former Trump aide Paul Manafort to register as a foreign agent

Last August, reports suggested Manafort might have received more than $12 million in illegal payments while working for Yanukovych's pro-Russian party. Asked by the AP whether Manafort intends to ...

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Pence: US to Honor Refugee Deal with Australia

Pence: US to Honor Refugee Deal with Australia

US Vice President Mike Pence and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull yesterday swept aside any lingering tensions over an agreement on the resettlement of refugees, joining forces to urge China...

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Turkish Opposition to Seek Referendum Annulment Even After Appeal Rejection

Turkish Opposition to Seek Referendum Annulment Even After Appeal Rejection

The High Electoral Board said it assessed appeals from the CHP and two other parties at a seven-hour meeting on Wednesday. But the tight result of a highly charged campaign laid bare divisions in th...

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USA sub arrives in South Korea amid nuclear test fears

USA sub arrives in South Korea amid nuclear test fears

On Monday, Trump spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping by phone and "reaffirmed the urgency of the threat posed by North Korea's missile and nuclear programs", according to the White House. Navy sai...

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11 killed in overnight violence in Venezuela

11 killed in overnight violence in Venezuela

According to Olivares, 9 of those admitted died from injuries caused by electrocution and gunfire. Melvin Guitan was wounded in Petare community east of Caracas when he was struck by a bullet duri...

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