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French election result gives markets a start-of-week lift

French election result gives markets a start-of-week lift

Le Pen accounted for 21.3% of first round votes, finishing runner-up to Emmanuel Macron who received 24% of all votes. Since Marine Le Pen announced she was "no longer the president of the Natio...

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As BJP Leads in MCD Polls, AAP Loses Its Grip Over Delhi

Everybody knows that the BJP won just two seats in the 1984 Lok Sabha elections, and how in the following years it grew to reach a simple majority of its own in the Lok Sabha in 2014. Vishwas said the...

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China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier

The new carrier, China's first indigenously-produced aircraft carrier, was officially launched at China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation's Dalian shipyard, reports China's Xinhua News Agency. Alo...

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Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off

Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off

Ossoff and Handel will meet in a runoff in June after neither candidate captured a majority of the vote for an outright win on Tuesday. "Glad to be of help!", Trump tweeted around midnight Wednesday a...

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James Comey FBI chief 'nauseous' at thought he swayed US election

Comey responded that it he felt it would have been "catastrophic" to hide his investigation at that point because the device could conceivably have contained emails from Hillary Clinton's tenure as ...

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Damascus supports Russia's push for de-escalation zones in Syria

Damascus supports Russia's push for de-escalation zones in Syria

Moscow and Ankara were at odds after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane at the Syrian border in November 2015 and Russia responded with trade and tourism sanctions. A Syrian opposition official say...

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Queen Elizabeth turns 91: A paragon of duty, diplomacy

Yet, in June, the queen will also celebrate her birthday all over again. The Queen also celebrates an "official birthday" which falls on the second Saturday in June. The Queen is the world's longest...

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TN Ministers meet amid talk of merger

TN Ministers meet amid talk of merger

Chennai, Apr 17 Several senior Tamil Nadu Ministers tonight went into a huddle here amid reports about coming together of rival AIADMK factions led by TTV Dhinakaran and O panneerselvam . He said the...

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John Legend Rallies Fans to Fight Obamacare Replacement Bill

John Legend Rallies Fans to Fight Obamacare Replacement Bill

In a possible breakthrough for US Republicans' effort to roll back Obamacare, the House of Representatives plans to hold a vote Thursday on compromise legislation, potentially ending a logjam that h...

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Trump Offers Himself as Mediator Between Palestine

Trump Offers Himself as Mediator Between Palestine

Abbas complimented Trump's negotiating skills and said he finally saw a path forward. A two-state solution between Israel and Palestine would " give a great impetus to the Arab peace initiative ", A...

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10 memorable lines from comedian Hasan Minhaj at the WHCA dinner

10 memorable lines from comedian Hasan Minhaj at the WHCA dinner

During a "very friendly" phone conversation, President Donald Trump invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, signaling a massive shift in attitude from the US toward a leader ...

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No South China Sea operations as USA focuses on North Korea

No South China Sea operations as USA focuses on North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday that Washington was working on more sanctions against North Korea if Pyongyang takes steps that merit a new response. Trump went on to say tha...

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Canada has been 'very rough' on US

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she's confident her country will prevail over the U.S.in a lumber dispute and urged President Donald Trump's administration to uphold free trade. B...

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China hails Trump's offer to talk with Kim Jong

Saturday's missile came from the west, near Pukchang and north of Pyongyang. The THAAD missile launcher, when complete, will have six truck-mounted launchers that will be capable of firing as many...

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Trump 'built up conditions for aggressive war' with North Korea

A nuclear-powered U.S. Navy strike group and Japanese destroyers are now operating within striking range of North Korea, a show of force meant to counter leader Kim Jong Un's continued missile tests. ...

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Russia, Iran, Turkey sign on 'de-escalation zones' in Syria

Russia, Iran, Turkey sign on 'de-escalation zones' in Syria

He took to Twitter days after the Syria strikes to say that "things will work out fine" between the US and Russian Federation and "everyone will come to their senses". He added that the U.S. supports ...

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Facebook to hire 3000 to stop violent videos

The incident in Thailand followed a string of suicides, rapes, assaults and killings that had been carried out on live streaming social media, including the incident in which Steve Stephens brut...

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May takes tough Brexit stance as UK holds local elections

Still referred to as Labour's finest hour, the 1945 election saw Clement Atlee snatch power from war hero Winston Churchill and the Conservatives. One northern Labour MP whose seat is being target...

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Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin 'agree to work together on North Korea'

The United States would send a representative to the cease-fire talks in Astana, Kazakhstan on May 3-4, the statement added. They discussed the establishment of safe zones within Syria and tensi...

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The World's Longest-Reigning Monarch Turns 91 Years Old

The first of the Queen's two birthdays is taking place today - however rather than going big like she did past year (we're talking 900 beacons lighting up across the United Kingdom and overseas), th...

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