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Futures rally after centrist takes first round in French election

Political analysts say Macron's apparent win today showed that many French people still believe in a more liberal, open, global society even as populists have won big victories in the a year ago with ...

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Pence cites 'challenging times' to troops in American Samoa

Pence cites 'challenging times' to troops in American Samoa

Under the arrangement, agreed by former US President Barack Obama and Turnbull in November within days of Pres. Trump's election, Australia would transfer up to 1,250 refugees now held in offshore det...

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Pentagon chief James Mattis visits Afghanistan after deadly Taliban attack

U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on Monday as President Donald Trump's administration looks to construct its strategy for the war-torn country, where resurgent Taliban militant...

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Outrage as United Nations Absurdly Appoints Saudi Arabia to Women's Rights Commission

Outrage as United Nations Absurdly Appoints Saudi Arabia to Women's Rights Commission

Neuer also pointed to the shame and uproar conveyed on Twitter by a Saudi woman studying global human rights law in Australia. Some 18 women won in elections across the kingdom the same year, as Sau...

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N. Korea Unveils New Missiles in Massive Military Parade

N. Korea Unveils New Missiles in Massive Military Parade

The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea's most important holiday, came amid growing global worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such ...

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Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

The USS Carl Vinson's strike group is now in the Philippine Sea, where it's taking part in joint exercises with Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force, including two Japanese destroyers. USA officials ...

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China's Xi, in plea to Trump, urges caution in handling North Korea

China's Xi, in plea to Trump, urges caution in handling North Korea

The conversation came amid growing concerns that Pyongyang will conduct another nuclear or missile test to mark the 85th anniversary on Tuesday of the founding of its Korean People's Army. In April la...

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Australia Wants New Citizens To Pass A 'Values' Test

Would-be Australians will face tough new hurdles - including a new English language and " Australian values " test - and have to wait several more years before being eligible for citizenship, under a ...

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Pence Highlights US-Japan Ties in Troop Talk Aboard USS Reagan

Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the USA rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump does not signal a US withdrawal from trade and ...

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Triumph and tears mark night of French political theatre

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are to contest the second round of the French election on 7 May after a ballot marked by a historically high turnout believed to be close to 70%. When her father, Jea...

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North Korea Ready to Attack

North Korea Ready to Attack "Gross Animal"

The carrier most recently exercised with Japanese warships in late March, also in the Philippine Sea, just after concluding three weeks of exercises with South Korean forces during Exercise Foal Eagle...

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Ivanka Trump is a 'goddess' in China

Ivanka Trump is a 'goddess' in China

The company, which she no longer manages but still owns, has applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and the United States. "For their own sake, and the countr...

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North Korea detains third United States citizen, South Korean news agency says

North Korea detains third United States citizen, South Korean news agency says

The move comes just days after North Korea stated it is prepared to sink a USA aircraft carrier headed for the Korean peninsula, according to a report in the Rodong Sinmun , the newspaper of the coun...

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The French presidential election: What you need to know

News of the initial results were met by ugly scenes as supporters from both camps engaged in violent clashes in throughout France. Late Thursday, one police officer died and three other people were ...

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Paul George struggles with his shot as Pacers get swept

Though things didn't work out for George and the Pacers this time around, they did manage to keep things close, losing all four games by a combined 16 points. The Cavaliers got the victory without ...

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John Oliver Does Deep Dive Into Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner

John Oliver Does Deep Dive Into Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner

On the latest Last Week Tonight, John Oliver challenged the popular belief that President Donald Trump's closest advisers, his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, are moderating force...

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France's rejected mainstream unites for Macron over Le Pen

In early European trade Paris surged 4.1 percent, London jumped 1.4 percent and Frankfurt gained 0.2 percent. The latest opinion polls indicate that Macron, a 39-year-old who has never held electe...

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South Korea, allies brace for North Korea's follow-up act

South Korea, allies brace for North Korea's follow-up act

USS Carl Vinson . Photo: US Navy via Wikimedia Commons. The story, on page six of the North Korean newspaper, was headlined: America prepares for nuclear war in different overseas military deploymen...

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Trump's visa executive order could have big impacts on Tennessee

Trump will officially sign the executive orders in Wisconsin, a state he crucially won in November's presidential election. Trump signed the "Buy American, Hire American" order during his visit to t...

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Iran not 'living up to spirit' of nuclear deal

In a letter to US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan released late on Tuesday, Mr Tillerson declared that Iran was meeting its commitments under the 2015 deal , but there were concerns about ...

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