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France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

Philippe praised Cazeneuve's "quite exceptional" ministerial career and his "constant elegance". Conservative lawmaker Edouard Philippe has been chosen to be the next prime minister. Noting that the...

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Over 60 electoral 'violations' in run-up to Iran vote: judiciary

The survey was conducted randomly among 6,089 people from 31 provinces. Rouhani's challengers have attacked him on the economic front, most recently in televised debates. "I think a low turnout of...

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Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip

According to the Times of Israel , Netanyahu's office was "shocked" by the comments and has asked the Trump administration about the incident. However, the global community does not recognize Isra...

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British PM says up to Trump who he shares intelligence with

Trump came under fire earlier this week after it was revealed that he shared the sensitive intelligence with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian ambassador to the U.S. The White House h...

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'Bachelorette' Season 13 Spoilers: What to Expect in New Season

'Bachelorette' Season 13 Spoilers: What to Expect in New Season

The site was, for the most part, on the money about the Season 13 cast . Lindsay made it all the way to the final three before ABC announced that she had been selected to star on The Bachelorette . ...

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US reviews Iran nuke programme, implements missile sanctions

The dual moves - ensuring old sanctions on Iran don't return while imposing new ones - appeared aimed at undercutting the impression that Trump's stance on Iran has softened. Security Council reso...

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LeBron James continues Playoff domination as Cavs win again

LeBron James continues Playoff domination as Cavs win again

James scored 35 points in Game Three and now has 5,811 points to trail Jordan by 176 points. When James left the floor with 3:27 remaining, the Cavs had outscored the Raptors 26-7 in the fourth, with ...

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Socialist party dead, ex-French PM says, backing Macron's movement

Socialist party dead, ex-French PM says, backing Macron's movement

Macron will be hoping that most voters take a similarly pragmatic line as he tackles a to-do list of unemployment around 10 percent, simmering tensions in deprived suburbs, and the home-grown Islamist...

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UK PM May endorses finance minister Hammond after reports of rift

UK PM May endorses finance minister Hammond after reports of rift

Mr Hammond poured petrol on the allegations of serious disagreements between him and Mrs May's aides by admitting he has "occasionally" been reduced to swearing. "This is tittle tattle, I don't recogn...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav's classmates stay glued to TV sets as ICJ hearing commences

Pakistan contested that the petition filed by India seeking halt to implementation of death sentence awarded to spy Kulbhushan Jadhav was inadmissible. Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, who died ...

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Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis - South Korea envoy

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis - South Korea envoy

North Korea , however, has said it will prepare for more tests. North Korea has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of a year ago, in its quest to devel...

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Oil prices dip as supply remains ample despite output cuts

Oil prices dip as supply remains ample despite output cuts

US light crude rose 71 cents to $49.37 a barrel.USA crude inventories fell by 1.8 million barrels for the week to May 12, less than the of 2.4 million barrels that had been forecast. Market Watch repo...

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A closer look at the new Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe

A closer look at the new Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe

In the list appeared Sylvie Goulard, a centrist European Union lawmaker, in charge of defense affairs, Agnes Buzyn, solidarity and health minister and Muriel Penicaud, a minister in charge of employme...

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What's obstruction of justice and does Comey memo on Flynn prove it?

Surrounded by multiplying questions, President Donald Trump complained Wednesday that "no politician in history" has been treated worse. (In a moment of horrid optics, this meeting, closed to the USA ...

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Putin praises China's Belt and Road initiative, condemns North Korea

Putin praises China's Belt and Road initiative, condemns North Korea

Xi tried to mollify concern about a potential Chinese-dominated trade bloc by saying "Belt and Road" is meant to be an "open and inclusive platform for development". Many countries walked away from th...

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Decades After Bofors, Indian Army Gets First Artillery Guns From US

Decades After Bofors, Indian Army Gets First Artillery Guns From US

According to the BAE Systems, two 155mm/39 calibre ultralight howitzers arrived here on a chartered flight. Defence sources on Wednesday said the two howitzers, which will come in a chartered aircra...

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University employee becomes fourth American citizen now detained in North Korea

Kim Hak Song , a Korean-American who worked at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ( PUST ), was detained on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state. citizens - there's a lot in the...

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Comey Forced Trump to Fire Him

Comey Forced Trump to Fire Him

Republican Congressman Justin Amash, of MI, became the first Republican to say that if the Comey memo is accurate , that Trump should be impeached over it. Trump promised on the campaign trail to pre...

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Ferry between Russian Federation, N.Korea starts regular service

Ferry between Russian Federation, N.Korea starts regular service

North Korean ferry Man Gyong Bong-92 anchors at the central pier of the Niigata port, 250 kilometres (155 miles) north of Tokyo, 04 September 2003. Vladimir Baranov , director of the company that o...

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Markets Right Now: Banks lead stocks sharply lower at midday

Markets Right Now: Banks lead stocks sharply lower at midday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is one of several indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow. The steep drop, which sent the Dow Jones industrial ...

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