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Marine Le Pen Meets Russian President

Opinion polls forecast that Le Pen will do well in the April 23 first round of the presidential election only to lose the May 7 run-off to centrist Emmanuel Macron . But given her anti-immigrant views and record of defending French colonialism in Africa, the visit didn't go down well with Chadians. Other French-language Russian media sources have spread unsubstantiated claims that Le Pen's pro-EU rival, Emmanuel Macron , had a gay love affair and that he was an agent of United States ...

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Trump says US 'must be paid more' to defend Germany

The veteran German chancellor had arrived for her first meeting with Trump at a snowy White House hoping to reverse a chill in relations after Trump's incendiary election rhetoric, in which he called Merkel's acceptance of refugees a "catastrophic mistake" and suggested she was "ruining Germany".

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Police make 'significant' arrests over London attack

Before taking the name Masood, he was known as Adrian Elms. Both were arrested in Manchester. Police said Saturday that they still did not know why Masood, a Muslim convert with a violent criminal past, carried out the attack and that he probably acted alone, despite a claim of responsibility by the Islamic State group.

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Ukraine: Russian agent killed Kremlin critic Voronenkov

Lutsenko said investigators were looking into Voronenkov's role in exposing a contraband ring in Russian Federation which cost several senior security officers their jobs, and also his testimony on Yanukovych as possible motives behind his killing.

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UKIP's only member of British Parliament quits party

Douglas Carswell , the member of Clacton, has been at the heart of disputes with former party leader Nigel Farage for months, but said he was leaving Ukip "amicably". In a post on his website Carswell wrote: "Our party has prevailed thanks to the heroic efforts of UKIP party members and supporters". While a cross-section of constituents have hailed his resignation from Ukip as a success for Clacton, the bold politician maintained he has had "pretty solid and overwhelming feedback saying it ...

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NewsAlert: Police say four people found dead in BC home Friday afternoon

Speaking to CTV on Monday, Mr Volaine's other grown daughter, Julianna, described her brother Kaylex as sweet, shy and respectful, while 7-year-old Ay was like a "little superhero" with a strong and outgoing personality. The community is very rural with no electricity unless you make it yourself, explained Barbara Roden, the editor of the Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal .

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Turkey threatens to end migrant deal with European Union amid spat

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte had lost the friendship of Ankara after a diplomatic row between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over a ban on Turkish ministers speaking in the Netherlands.

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Body Removed From Rescue 116

Navy divers freed the body of a crewman from the cockpit of the wreckage on Sunday, authorities leading the recovery operation confirmed. The following afternoon, after signals transmitted from the S-92A's Multi Purpose Flight Data Recorder (MPFDR) were received, investigators from Ireland's Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) were airlifted onto the island where they discovered sections of wreckage from Rescue 116.

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Chicago teen apparently raped on Facebook Live relocated

She also says that since the attack, people have posted threats on Facebook. Chicago police officials say investigators are looking into the threats. Superintendent Eddie Johnson described what is happening to the girl as "sickening".

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Schiff calls for Nunes to recuse himself from investigation

On Monday, there was a new twist in the story after Nunes' spokesperson told NBC that the chair had met with his source on White House grounds. Nunes defended himself later Monday, telling CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" that he had to view the classified documents in an Executive Branch location because the intelligence community had not yet provided them to Congress.

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At annual US-Israel event, a new warmth but old differences

During the 2016 US presidential campaign, Trump's team spoke often about moving the USA embassy to Jerusalem. However, the move was met with resistance from former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. The United States is heading closer to an agreement with Israel to limit settlement construction, a move that could pave the way for an eventual resumption of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, US, Israeli and Arab officials told CNN .

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Australia and China reach agreements aimed at increasing trade

This largely stemmed from the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement , signed in 2015, which firmed China's position as Australia's largest trading partner. Li said he expects to exchange in-depth views with the New Zealand side to enhance bilateral cooperation in various fields and strengthen friendship among the two peoples, so as to promote China-New Zealand ties to higher levels.

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Trump urges support for health care plan so he can move on

Trump didn't bring up the hearing or either claim at the rally. The White House is defending proposed cuts to popular federal programs like Meals on Wheels amid President Donald Trump's taxpayer-funded trips to his Florida beach resort. And he drew applause when he slammed former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has reportedly had trouble finding a new team after sparking controversy last season for refusing to stand during the national anthem.

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US Senate panel to question Trump son-in-law on Russians

Mr Kushner, 36, is the closest adviser to Mr Trump to become entangled in the congressional investigations, which seek to establish whether the Trump campaign had illicit contact with Russian officials. Kushner reportedly also arranged a second meeting between Flynn and Kislyak. There's perhaps no man in the White House more competent and brilliant than Jared Kushner-at least according to President Trump anyway.

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'Defeating ISIS No.1 USA goal': Tillerson at coalition summit

The Ministerial is meant to accelerate global efforts to defeat ISIS in the remaining areas it holds in Iraq and Syria and to maximize pressure on its branches, affiliates, and networks. "We are not afraid", she said. "(Defense Secretary James) Mattis and the generals will tell Trump what they think they need to do and Trump will approve it.

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I'm a little lost, need to surrender myself to good work: Sunil

Initially, Sunil Grover wrote a disheartening note to Kapil Sharma. "I am non-existent without the love". Sunil Grover aka the famous Dr. Mashoor Gulati of "The Kapil Sharma Show" went to Twitter to make sure that he humbly thanks all his fans who supported him unconditionally after what unfortunate happened between Kapil and Sunil where the former had allegedly abused and hit him on the plane amidst the whole crew.

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Best Movies To Watch On St Patrick's Day

Patrick is the cause behind the Irish's reputation as a hard-drinking bunch, and the "tradition" of imbibing in St. Patrick's Day. St Patrick was an "undocumented migrant", the Archbishop of Armagh has said in a message for the saint's feast day, observed today around the world.

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South Korean court to decide whether to arrest ousted president Park

Park has repeatedly apologised for the upset caused by the scandal but not admitted any wrongdoing, blamed Choi for abusing their friendship. While in office, Park had presidential immunity from prosecution and had refused to meet with prosecutors.

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Merkel's conservative party wins German regional election

The left party received 12.9 percent of all votes, while Germany's newcomer Alternative for Germany (AfD) received 6.2 percent of the votes. The vote is the first electoral test for the Social Democratic Party (SPD) under new leader Martin Schulz, who has re-energised the centre-left party with a promise to tackle inequality, a pledge that is resonating with many voters exhausted of Dr Merkel.

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Biden questions Trump administration's 'romance' with Putin

The retired lawmaker largely focused on helping the middle class and the Republicans' failed attempt to replace Obamacare. Former Vice President Joe Biden suggested Wednesday that President Donald Trump owes former President Barack Obama an apology for accusing him of wiretapping him during the 2016 election.

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China dairy firm says exec missing days after stock dive

Huishan Dairy said Tuesday that for the past week, it has not been able to contact its senior executive in charge of treasury and cash operations, Ge Kun, whose work it said intensified after the Muddy Waters report. The company also said it reached out to the Liaoning provincial government, which proposed an action plan. "The Company categorically denies having approved the issue of any forged invoices and does not believe there to be any misappropriation", it said in the statement.

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US actor Gere compares West Bank town to 'Old South'

The abstention defied pressure from then President-elect Donald Trump, Israel and some United States politicians who urged Washington to wield its veto. officials in Washington indicated that the USA expects that Israel will be curbing construction of housing in West Bank areas claimed by Palestinians for a future state.

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US tells allies to do more amid new offensive against IS

By accelerating the timeline for the Raqqa operation, and a concurrent campaign in Deir al-Zour, with the US military's chosen local Syrian partners, the Trump administration could soon assume complete ownership over a large area of eastern Syria .

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Egypt's Mubarak freed after 6 years in jail

Since his outster, the 88-year-old has been treated for heart issues and stomach cancer. For many, Mubarak's authoritarian rule for almost three decades doomed any uprising to failure from the outset, given the depth and pervasiveness of institutionalized corruption under his leadership.

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Israeli rights group: Troops seize Palestinian boy

All of these fail to seriously take the debate forward and are unlikely to satisfy the Palestinians who have re-iterated that they will not agree to any further compromises if Federation Internationale de Football Association continues to drag its feet.

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Vinales wins delayed and shortened MotoGP opener

Suzuki's Andrea Iannone and reigning champion Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda will take up second and third respectively behind Vinales, the valiant attempts of track staff to get the circuit in shape having failed. So it is hard to understand after this race but I think we are quite competitive and in some tracks very competitive like in the past, but still we need something and we couldn't change until now.

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Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rally

Multiple skirmishes broke out after a group of black-clad Trump haters confronted dozens of the President's supporters as they marched through Huntington Beach . Some protesters and Trump supporters were seen having civil discussions after the arrest - and even hugging. "We're not racist. We're just proud Americans".

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Race hate laws set to divide Malcolm Turnbull's party

The Coalition partyroom has approved changes to the Racial Discrimination Act after they passed cabinet last night. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is expected to compromise on race hate laws and abolish the words "insult" and "offend" in favour of the word "harass" when his government discusses the Racial Discrimination Act on Tuesday.

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Chinese premier wraps up Australia trip with football match

He said an upgrade to the agreement would expand trade further, and that talks would begin next month. Australian National University Professor Rory Medcalf said Mr Li's comments on freedom of navigation were intriguing but unlikely to mean a change in China's policies.

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SGF Babachir Copies Ali, Shuns Senate's Invitation

Babachir David Lawal, who headed PINE. The committee is investigating the utilisation of funds released to the Presidential Initiative for the North East, a special intervention agency under the supervision of the SGF, Lawal. Recall that a Senate ad-hoc panel had summoned the SGF over alleged fraud in the award of contract by the defunct Presidential Initiative on North East (PINE).

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Healthcare Protesters Fill Hallway Outside Speaker Paul Ryan's Office

On Saturday night, host Jeanine Pirro opened her show, Justice With Judge Jeanine , by saying: " Paul Ryan needs to step down as speaker of the House". She also slammed House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, asking rhetorically how he failed to figure out what Republicans needed to do to ensure majority support for the bill.

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ICE is targeting 'sanctuary cities' with raids

Public Opinion has contacted an ICE representative but has not yet heard back. Larson said his department has proactively flagged ICE to check the immigration status of five people since the start of the year. "If someone changes that, that's fine", said Altena, also a Republican. Federal law requires local governments to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security, which runs ICE.

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Merkel challenger seeks to move past deflating state vote

Saarland is now run by a " grand coalition " of the conservatives and Social Democrats, similar to Merkel's governing alliance in Berlin . She said the prospect of a SPD-Left coalition had mobilized conservative voters. Germany now spends 1.2 percent of its GDP on defense. Merkel said the vote in Saarland shows that elections are often won in the last two weeks, and she signaled that she will focus her campaigning in the national contest to August and September.

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Hamas militant shot dead in Gaza Strip, group blames Israel

Gaza police say Israel and collaborators responsible for killing of senior Hamas member Mazen Faqha . According to Hamas, Faqha formed cells for the Islamist group's military wing in the West Bank cities of Tubas, where he was born, and Jenin.

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Atletico reaches 4th straight Champions League quarters

Spain media reported that the player has chose to stay with Atletico next season despite strong interest from the Premier League, helping the club's transition from the Vicente Calderon to their new stadium, the Wanda Metropolitano. In the 67th minute of Atletico Madrid's goalless draw with Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday night, the Slovenia global made an unbelievable triple stop to deny Julian Brandt and Kevin Volland (twice), to ensure his team kept another clean sheet.


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