• How the Outcome of the French Election Will Impact Europe
How the Outcome of the French Election Will Impact Europe

Mr Macron, who will be inaugurated on Sunday, polled 66% of the vote as he overwhelmingly defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the race for the Elysee Palace. Macron's 577 candidates are expected to be announced Thursday and Macron himself will be sworn in on Sunday. French voters on Sunday elected Emmanuel Macron-a 39-year-old centrist,...

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  • Syrian Kurds seek 'neighborly' Turkey relations
Syrian Kurds seek 'neighborly' Turkey relations

The fall of Tabqa leaves no other major urban settlements on the road to Raqqa, about 40 kilometers, or 25 miles, away. "Syria's Turkmen and Arabs - even the Kurds - will never accept a terrorist organization as the ruling authority in our region, " he declared.

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  • Pope Francis Tries To Heal Wounds During His Speech In Egypt
Pope Francis Tries To Heal Wounds During His Speech In Egypt

At the end of the Mass, Francis blessed Egypt and repeated his call for tolerance. Francis addressed the crowd with "As-Salaam Alaikum", which translates to, "Peace be with you" in Arabic, reported the Los Angeles Times . Commission on International Religious Freedom found he has incrementally improved security and religious freedoms for the cou...

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  • Thousands of women march across Venezuela as political crisis deepens
Thousands of women march across Venezuela as political crisis deepens

As reported in Sunday in Caracas to the streets with the protesters will be well-known Venezuelan musicians and other local stars. "We are particularly concerned that the government is failing to provide basic food and medical needs to the Venezuelan people", Haley said.

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  • Trump wants new aircraft carriers to turn back to steam power catapults
Trump wants new aircraft carriers to turn back to steam power catapults

Not good". Doesn't have the power. "You going to goddamned steam, the digital costs hundreds of millions of dollars more money and it's no good". "You see that sucker going and steam's going all over the place, there's planes thrown in the air'".

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  • Spicer to give first press briefing since Comey firing
Spicer to give first press briefing since Comey firing

Many agents working in field offices across the country learnt about their director's firing in much the same way he did: from news channels. President Donald Trump and longtime foil, comedienne Rosie O'Donnell, seemed to find common ground Thursday after Trump resurfaced a December tweet of O'Donnell's calling for the firing of FBI Director Jame...

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  • White House furious after Russian media posted Oval Office photos
White House furious after Russian media posted Oval Office photos

The meeting was very important and of interest to many, given that Comey was investigating Trump's ties with Russian Federation when he was sacked. On Thursday, Trump said he would have taken the action regardless. Supposedly, when Trump gave the order to let Comey go on Tuesday, he was convinced that Democrats would applaud him for terminati...

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  • Trump to meet Russian foreign minister Lavrov on Wednesday
Trump to meet Russian foreign minister Lavrov on Wednesday

Russian Federation and Iran are both aligned with Assad against rebel factions that want to remove Assad from office. Trump said he and Kissinger had met to talk "about Russian Federation and various other matters", according to the pool report.

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  • Justice Karnan, on run, moves Supreme Court for relief
Justice Karnan, on run, moves Supreme Court for relief

Amid continuing confusion and drama over his whereabouts, Calcutta high court judge Justice C.S. Karnan moved the Supreme Court through his lawyer on Thursday to seek a recall of the top court's May 9 order that ordered him jailed for six months on contempt charges.

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  • Ex-French PM seeks to join Macron revolution
Ex-French PM seeks to join Macron revolution

Macron has promised that half of those candidates will be new to elected politics. Guterres will write a letter to Macron to congratulate him and propose a meeting "in the very near future", said United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric, adding: "We look forward to rapid engagement".

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  • Le Pen lifts parts of rival's speech, aides brush off plagiarism accusations
Le Pen lifts parts of rival's speech, aides brush off plagiarism accusations

According to the French Interior Minister, Matthias Fekl, six riot police were injured. One photographer reported seeing a riot officer engulfed in flames. Mainstream parties on the left and right failed to form a bloc against her as they did in 2002 when Jean-Marie Le Pen was trounced by Jacques Chirac.

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  • Chibok Girls: FG ready to negotiate for release of captives
Chibok Girls: FG ready to negotiate for release of captives

Twenty-four of the 220 girls abducted from their school in Chibok - including 21 released by the jihadists in October and three who escaped or were rescued - will resume their education, the president's spokesman said. "It is on this note that we present this special commendation white flag symbolizing peace and the end of Boko Haram to the militar...

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  • Banks planning to move 9000 jobs from Britain because of Brexit
Banks planning to move 9000 jobs from Britain because of Brexit

The figure is the difference those arriving in Britain and those leaving. "Having spoken informally to people United Kingdom graduates working in the European Union institutions who are now working in the parliament, no one really knows what is going to happen for them, but for future graduates like me it's just completely out of the question",...

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  • Colbert has 'something special' in mind for Trump after Comey firing
Colbert has 'something special' in mind for Trump after Comey firing

Rosenstein lists a number of ways the Federal Bureau of Investigation director had acted inappropriately and implied those actions could be used to justify his removal, but stops short of asking Trump to fire Comey. The White House also issued a timeline claiming how Trump lost confidence in Comey over the course of the last several months. F...

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  • Someone remind Donald Trump he is not above the law
Someone remind Donald Trump he is not above the law

The Washington Post reported Trump was furious that Comey would not more aggressively investigate leaks coming out of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and White House. But the president's comments signal that he allowed his top two spokespersons and other senior staff members - as well as Vice President Mike Pence - to repeat falsehoods abou...

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  • Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing
Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing

That person spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the details of the committee's investigation. This is unsafe business that the first choice for National Security Advisor turned out to be a liar in the White House. Last month, Trump announced his intention to nominate Billingslea to serve as assistant secretary for terrorist financing a...

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  • Senate falls short in effort to repeal environmental regulation
Senate falls short in effort to repeal environmental regulation

I talked to him about why the BLM methane rule is so important to La Plata County. While extracting oil and gas, the industry wastes methane by releasing it into the atmosphere instead of capturing and selling it. Susan Collins. McCain said he didn't want to block the BLM from implementing a similar, better rule in the future. The oil and gas ind...

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  • White House climate change meeting postponed
White House climate change meeting postponed

Climate experts worry such a move would throw the agreement into chaos. Mr. Trump will wait to make his decision because he "wants to make sure that he continues to meet with his team to create the best strategy for this country going forward", press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at Tuesday's briefing.

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  • Michael Flynn Is Looking Guiltier With Each Passing Day
Michael Flynn Is Looking Guiltier With Each Passing Day

The Defense Department's Inspector General is investigating whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn broke the law by failing to properly disclose payments he received from Russian Federation. Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has another investigation to worry about. Flynn was reminded when he retired that accepting ...

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  • Japan gets Ireland and Scotland at 2019 Rugby World Cup
Japan gets Ireland and Scotland at 2019 Rugby World Cup

Australia have never previously played Georgia, who are renowned for their abrasive forward play. In another mouthwatering group, old enemies England and France were drawn alongside Argentina in a tough Pool C. Once again the 2003 champions have been drawn in the competition's toughest pool, facing heavyweight showdowns with France and Arg...

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  • Man to be charged in murder of 2 Boston doctors
Man to be charged in murder of 2 Boston doctors

Responding officers found the victims bound and dead. In fact, Teixeira was fresh out of prison in April, according to his ex-girlfriend, who said he served a nine months in prison for robbing two banks. Because Teixeira has been declared indigent, a court-appointed attorney will represent him, prosecutors said. A bag of jewellery was also found ...

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  • France reveals 'proof' Bashar al Assad carried out Syria chemical attack
France reveals 'proof' Bashar al Assad carried out Syria chemical attack

The U.S. and several Western allies claim Assad is responsible for unleashing sarin gas, a deadly nerve agent, in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun on April 4. The samples matched those from an attack in Syria in 2013, which the worldwide community has also said was carried out by the Syrian regime. "Russian Federation is lying about Syrian c...

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  • Sessions breaks promise to recuse himself from Russian Federation investigation
Sessions breaks promise to recuse himself from Russian Federation investigation

In 2003, after Attorney General John Ashcroft recused himself from investigating who had leaked the identity of a Central Intelligence Agency agent, his deputy - Comey, coincidentally enough - gave the case to a special counsel, Patrick Fitzgerald, the USA attorney in Chicago.

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  • UN Security Council expected to meet on Syria safe zones deal
UN Security Council expected to meet on Syria safe zones deal

He suggested that Damascus would agree only to Russian " military police " who are already on the ground, saying that "the Russian guarantor has clarified that there will be military police and observation centers". "I think the worldwide community is united in the sense of wanting to see ISIS put on its back foot". Syria's government has said...

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  • Donald Trump contradicts his own White House about James Comey firing timeline
Donald Trump contradicts his own White House about James Comey firing timeline

Three U.S. officials said Comey recently asked Rosenstein for more manpower to help with the Russian Federation investigation. Sen. "If it's possible, would you let me know, am I under investigation?" During an interview with NBC News Thursday, Trump said Comey told him he's not being investigated once over dinner and two other times on the...

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  • Donald Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine in tweet
Donald Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine in tweet

European allies, and will make those allies hesitate to associate with us. The chummy photos amazed some observers, particularly coming a day after the president fired FBI director James Comey, who had been running the investigation into whether the Trump campaign co-ordinated with Russian officials.

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  • I'll visit Kim if it brings peace, says South Korea's new president
I'll visit Kim if it brings peace, says South Korea's new president

The new president also pledged to review the deployment of the U.S. THAAD anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea, which caused a major rift with China. Historical issues should be overcome "wisely" and not hamper the countries' relationship or efforts to deal with the North, the Blue House quoted Moon as saying.

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  • Donald Trump dismisses Russian Federation collusion claims as a total hoax
Donald Trump dismisses Russian Federation collusion claims as a total hoax

Of how she went to the White House early this year to convey that President Trump's top national security adviser was lying about his Russian contacts, that the Russians knew it, that the adviser, General Michael Flynn, was open to blackmail.

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  • DOJ begins interviews for interim Federal Bureau of Investigation director
DOJ begins interviews for interim Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Ryan's interview Wednesday in some ways underscored the difficulty he and congressional Republicans face in enacting their agenda this year in a volatile environment and under the continuing cloud of the Russian Federation investigations. Feinstein agreed with Warner that a career Justice Department official should choose a special prosecutor. And ...

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  • Mugabe not asleep in meetings, he's protecting eyes
Mugabe not asleep in meetings, he's protecting eyes

In an interview with the state-run Herald newspaper published Thursday, the spokesman, George Charamba, said he "felt like a failure when there is this reading that the President is sleeping in conferences". Mugabe has regularly had his eyes closed at recent appearances, including when he appeared on a discussion panel at last week's World Econo...

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  • Comey firing and Russian Federation dominate at USA intelligence hearing
Comey firing and Russian Federation dominate at USA intelligence hearing

Comey was leading the FBI investigation into potential collusion between Trump campaign officials and Russian government officials who sought to manipulate the outcome of the USA presidential election. On Thursday, the New York Times gave more insight into that dinner meeting, citing two sources close to Comey, nearly all of which the Whit...

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  • Yemen minister says 60 percent of population in dire poverty
Yemen minister says 60 percent of population in dire poverty

He noted that oil revenues increased during the first quarter to reach SR 112 billion with a growth rate of 115% compared with the same quarter of the previous year, driven by improved oil prices in global markets. The fiscal improvement was enabled primarily by the increase in oil prices, which stabilised to roughly $50-55 a barrel in the first qu...

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  • Senate at bat in dealing with health care law
Senate at bat in dealing with health care law

These include the widening of the community rating bands, funding aimed at stabilizing the exchanges and the permanent repeal of ACA taxes. "What we are doing right now is not working". Asked if she could support the House version, Collins says: "The House bill is not going to come before us". During the presidential campaign, Trump promised no...

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  • Russia's Top Diplomat Meets With Trump at White House
Russia's Top Diplomat Meets With Trump at White House

Kislyak has been a key figure in investigations of alleged ties between Trump associates and the Russian government. The meeting between Donald Trump and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were the highest-level public contact between Trump and the Russian government.

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  • Sacked Minister Kapil Mishra Attacked In His House By Alleged AAP Supporter
Sacked Minister Kapil Mishra Attacked In His House By Alleged AAP Supporter

The sacked minister's mother, Annapurna Mishra, a former mayor of Delhi, claimed that the picture was clicked was an event to felicitate AAP leader Kumar Vishwas' father and was attended by Kejriwal and all his ministers. 'It is shameful on part of Mishra. In his complaint, Mishra had said that the man had arrived around 30 minutes before the inc...

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