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European Union leaders give mixed reaction to 1st round of French election outcome

PARIS France's two presidential candidates traded barbs on Tuesday with centrist Emmanuel Macron accusing far-right rival Marine Le Pen of promoting hatred, while she labeled him as the "candidate ...

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President Trump's tax plan could slash Trump's taxes

President Trump's tax plan could slash Trump's taxes

White House officials claim they would find a way to prevent lawyers, consultants and other high-income earners who now pay at a higher individual rate (up to 39.6 percent) from sliding into the 15 pe...

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Guidance issued to Scottish politicians after series of suspicious packages delivered

Guidance issued to Scottish politicians after series of suspicious packages delivered

In response, Police Scotland and the Scottish Parliament's head of security, Becky Thomson yesterday issued advice to elected officials across the country. Two packages containing white powder were de...

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Nuclear tests will 'never stop', North Korean official says

President Donald Trump's secretary of state, defense secretary, top general and national intelligence director were to outline for them the North's escalating nuclear capabilities and USA response opt...

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Angela Merkel warns United Kingdom against Brexit 'illusions'

Mrs Merkel's insistence that the terms of exit - including the issue of the bill which could run to £50 billion - are dealt with first comes ahead of a crunch meeting of European Union leaders on Satu...

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US admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

The unprecedented meeting in a building adjacent to the White House reflected the increased American alarm over North Korea's progress in developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the USA ...

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Witness describes arrest of United Kingdom terror suspect

Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty ImagesBritish police officers secure a cordon near the scene on Whitehall near the Houses of Parliament in central London on April 27, 2017 where a man was detained before be...

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US negotiation remark on North Korea 'positive' - China

On the same day, a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea. A US submarine created to carry 150 Tomahawk cruise missiles entered a South Korean port on Tuesday as the USS Carl Vinson car...

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Le Pen says voters must choose 'for or against' France

Le Pen says voters must choose 'for or against' France

In Macron's hometown of Amiens in the north of the country, Le Pen on Wednesday made an unannounced visit to a Whirlpool factory that's scheduled to be closed in 2018, with manufacturing moving to P...

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Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

The military did not elaborate on what it described as a "target" on Thursday night but Israeli media said a drone that had infiltrated from Syria was knocked out. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory...

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Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

The Civil Defense, a search-and-rescue organization, said four medical staff were killed in an attack on a university hospital in the town of Deir Sharqi, and four paramedics or ambulance operators di...

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Mattis: US Must 'Confront' Russia Over Weapons Support for Taliban

Nicholson said the USA has continued to receive reports of Russian assistance to the Taliban. According to Reuters, "defence officials said as many as eight army personnel had been arrested - height...

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Woman shot and four arrested during anti-terror raid

During the raid, a 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman were arrested at the address. Counterterrorism police shot a woman suspect as they raided addresses in the southeast last night. There were...

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Admiral says United States ships can blunt N. Korean attack

He said there is uncertainty within United States intelligence agencies over how far along North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes are, but added that it is not a matter of if, but when. "However...

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XTurkish strikes kill over 24 Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq

That amount of time was "inadequate for us to ensure the safety of our forces on the ground; we had forces within six miles of the strike", Dorrian said. "We shared this with the United States and Rus...

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President Trump meets with senators amid tension with North Korea

President Trump meets with senators amid tension with North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean Peninsula in response to rising tension over Kim Jong-un and North Korea's nuclear and m...

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China welcomes US openness to Korea talks

China welcomes US openness to Korea talks

Alternatives already provided to the White House "would be effective tonight if called upon to execute", Harris said. A statement on Thursday from the South Korean president's office said Seoul and ...

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US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan

U.S. and coalition casualties in Afghanistan are rare, having fallen dramatically since the Afghan government assumed responsibility for combat operations in 2014. Faced with those challenges, the Tru...

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Far-right protesters don masks in Berkeley

Far-right protesters don masks in Berkeley

By 1 p.m., university officials announced that two arrests had been made by campus police: One person was arrested for allegedly carrying a knife on campus. Authorities say a total of six people were ...

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U.S. vows to force North Korea back to nuclear talks

A targeted U.S. attack to take out North Korea's nuclear weapons program could spark a wider war on the Korean peninsula, lawmakers and experts have warned. "We have been very clear, we do not seek ...

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