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World leaders hail Macron's victory

World leaders hail Macron's victory

French police on Monday said 141 people were arrested in Paris following Emmanuel Macron's victory in France's presidential election on Sunday. While Macron appears to have bridged the traditional g...

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China agrees to open market to USA beef, gas

China agrees to open market to USA beef, gas

The United States would also allow US companies to ship liquefied natural gas to China as part of the bilateral agreement reached following President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi J...

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French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

Jean-Paul Delevoye, head of the committee for selecting parliamentary candidates for Macron's party, said any would-be candidate must respect the party's rules and then the committee would review the ...

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Hepatitis C infections almost tripled over five years

Hepatitis C infections almost tripled over five years

A new report from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center finds a startling rise in the number of newborn babies at risk for Hepatitis C. They estimate 34,000 new hepatitis C infections occurred i...

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Peterborough City Hospital unaffected by large-scale NHS cyber-attack

While the affected hospitals were forced to turn away patients and divert ambulances to other facilities, the NHS said the attackers hadn't breached any patient data. A spokesman for Worcestershire ...

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Pakistan may overrule ICJ's order to suspend Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution

Pakistan may overrule ICJ's order to suspend Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said approaching the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav indicated the Narendra Modi government...

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Somalia asks world to help stabilize ravaged nation

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Youssef Al-Othaimeen underlined the need for United Nations agencies and civil society organizations to scale up assistance for hu...

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"Ransomware" cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

Similar ransomware attacks were reported in Italy and Ukraine. The National Center for the Protection of Critical Infrastructure says Friday it was communicating with more than 100 providers of energy...

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Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy

Lieutenant Kevin Mainhart, 46, was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop a little after 7 a.m., said Bill Sadler, Arkansas State Police public information officer. That hostage was allowed t...

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Macron and Le Pen seek to widen support ahead of legislative polls

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called France's President-elect Emmanuel Macron on Sunday to congratulate him on "his decisive election victory" and to propose a meeting "soon", according to the Prime M...

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Macron won 66.1%, Le Pen 33.9% in French vote: final results

There is scepticism about Macron's ability to win a majority with candidates from his En Marche movement - "neither of the left, nor right" - alone, meaning he might have to form a coalition. "He carr...

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Vermont awaits decision from governor on legalization of pot

Vermont awaits decision from governor on legalization of pot

Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican, has not said whether or not he plans on signing the bill. Under the Vermont legislation, small amounts of marijuana would be legal to possess and grow for anyone ove...

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Manslaughter trial opens with prosecutors saying Tulsa officer acted unreasonably

Manslaughter trial opens with prosecutors saying Tulsa officer acted unreasonably

They said during opening statements Wednesday in Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby's manslaughter trial that Shelby shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher when he was obeying commands to raise his hands. TCC p...

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Facebook to play down links to websites with deceptive ads

Facebook to play down links to websites with deceptive ads

As part of an on-going drive to make people's News Feeds more useful and pleasant to use, the social network is clamping down on what it refers to as "links to low-quality web page experiences". Since...

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UK's health service hit by ransomware attack

The ransomware, also known as WannaCry , works by leveraging a Windows vulnerability that came to light last month when a cache of mysterious hacking tools was leaked on the internet. The vulnerabi...

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Injuries Caused by Avocados Are on the Rise

Injuries Caused by Avocados Are on the Rise

The Times of London kicked off the controversy by reporting that the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons wants safety labels on avocados. Eating one avocado per da...

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Nigeria's Buhari vows support for freed Chibok girls

Information Minister Lai Mohammed said he could not confirm claims that as many five militants were released. (AP Photo/ Sunday Alamba). They were released "in exchange for some Boko Haram suspect...

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Trouble for Gandhis as Delhi HC clears probe by IT

Trouble for Gandhis as Delhi HC clears probe by IT

AICC in-charge of communications department, Randeep Surjewala, said Young Indian had raised certain fundamental jurisdictional issues challenging the authority of Income Tax authorities and the Del...

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Hello India: Justin Bieber rocks Mumbai in first concert

Among the celebrities in attendance were Alia Bhatt, Sridevi, Raveena Tandon, Sonali Bendre, Malaika Arora, Arbaaz Khan, Anu Malik, Arjun Rampal and Rohit Roy. After the performance of an unplugged ve...

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Goring hospital staff honoured on International Nurses Day

Goring hospital staff honoured on International Nurses Day

A nurse's job is often labour-intensive, emotionally draining and, let's be honest, kinda gross at times. Nurses have demonstrated the importance of family and patient participatory care where engagem...

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