• French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections
French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

On Sunday, May 7 Emmanuel Macron was elected as the youngest the President of France . Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told RTL radio Tuesday that he wished to join Emmanuel Macron's political movement as it strives to win a majority in France's lower house of parliament.

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  • Ousted minister Kapil Mishra files 3 complaints with CBI
Ousted minister Kapil Mishra files 3 complaints with CBI

AAP will have a Political Affairs Committee meeting tonight at 7 pm. Later in the afternoon, the sacked minister addressed a news conference where he denied allegations of linking up with the BJP. On the other hand, Sisodia had said yesterday that the allegations of corruption levelled by Mishra did not merit a response. The Delhi High Court on M...

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  • Kapil Mishra has lost his mental balance: Satyendra Jain
Kapil Mishra has lost his mental balance: Satyendra Jain

The first FIR would be on an alleged cash deal between Jain and Kejriwal, the second on how Jain had helped close relatives of the chief minister, and the third on how AAP leaders were going on junkets overseas using illegally gotten wealth, Mishra tweeted .

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  • Teen arrives at prom in coffin carried by hearse
Teen arrives at prom in coffin carried by hearse

From outfits to "promposals", several teens across the US have gone viral for their creativity this prom season. Flaherty said she has known for a year and a half that she wants to be a funeral director , like her mentor and family friend, Dennis McGee.

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  • Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea
Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea

During the interview, Kimmel echoed an opinion he expressed last week when talking about the new, and expensive, health care needs of his family and others in similar situations. Just one week ago, an unexpectedly emotional monologue from Jimmy Kimmel , who tearfully recounted the terrifying experience of watching doctors perform open heart surg...

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  • Liberal Claims Victory in South Korea Presidential Election
Liberal Claims Victory in South Korea Presidential Election

She is in jail, on trial. Mr Moon, a liberal former human rights lawyer who was jailed as a student by a previous dictatorship, favours closer ties with North Korea , saying hard-line conservative governments did nothing to prevent the North's development of nuclear-armed missiles and only reduced South Korea's voice in global efforts to count...

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  • Mexico criticizes new Texas 'sanctuary city' law
Mexico criticizes new Texas 'sanctuary city' law

The American Civil Liberties Union has issued a "travel alert" for people traveling to Texas, warning them that after the passage of a new law, their constitutional rights might be violated during a routine traffic stop. The law goes into effect on September 1. "We're going to have to take it off the books", said McManus, adding that it will pr...

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  • Texas AG Paxton Preemptively Sues to Protect Sanctuary City Bill
Texas AG Paxton Preemptively Sues to Protect Sanctuary City Bill

Abbott, Paxton and other supporters of the bill claim that the legislation is necessary to protect Texas from undocumented criminals who local law enforcement officials might otherwise release from jail. "Texas has now banned sanctuary cities in the Lone Star State", Abbott said in a video posted on Facebook. SB 4 requires local governments in ...

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  • Mexico and police chief slam Texas' new 'sanctuary city' ban
Mexico and police chief slam Texas' new 'sanctuary city' ban

Greg Abbott vetoes the bill. The new law may be a deterrent for Mexicans lawfully visiting or working in Texas, said Jose Fernandez Santillan, a political science professor at Monterrey Tec in Mexico City. This is a law that the legislature has reasonably passed that basically says cities, counties can not prohibit law enforcement from asking abo...

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  • Detention of fourth U.S. citizen by N. Korea 'concerning': White House
Detention of fourth U.S. citizen by N. Korea 'concerning': White House

The news of his arrest came on May 7 after North Korea's state news agency announced that security services had detained Kim Hak-song "on suspicion of hostile acts against the state". A close friend of Song's, David Kim, recounted how much Song devoted himself to the betterment of life of the citizens of North Korea. "Professor Kim was a man who ...

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  • Lindsey Graham to probe Trump business deals
Lindsey Graham to probe Trump business deals

During testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Republican Iowa Sen. The quoted tweet from Trump's account said: "Director Clapper reiterated what everybody, including the fake media already knows- there is "no evidence" of collusion w/ Russian Federation and Trump".

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  • Midwest, South brace for flooding and tornadoes
Midwest, South brace for flooding and tornadoes

Threats for severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes are in place for most of the states in the region till Monday. Canton ISD and Fruitvale ISD were mobilized as triage centers and the PRMC Ambus was mobilized to the area to help. "But our little subdivision was the only one hit", Haik said . A woman was killed when a tree fell on her mobi...

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  • May confirms Conservatives will offer cap on standard energy tariffs
May confirms Conservatives will offer cap on standard energy tariffs

Share prices in Centrica CNA.L , which owns household energy supplier British Gas, and SSE SSE.L , have fallen this year since the ruling Conservative Party indicated its intention to set a price cap. "The independent Competition Authority made an investigation into the energy markets and they found consumers were overpaying by £1.4bn a year - that...

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  • Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid
Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

Among the most contested aspects are its effects on those with pre-existing conditions and how cuts to Medicaid would impact those who rely on the program. States taking that step would have to establish government-operated insurance programs for expensive patients called high-risk pools. President Donald Trump talks with House Speaker Paul Rya...

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  • Truth will triumph: Arvind Kejriwal
Truth will triumph: Arvind Kejriwal

A beleaguered AAP struggled with their leader's defence, blaming the BJP and the Centre for aiming to "politically annihilate" Kejriwal through Mishra. Mishra claims that the bribe Kejriwal took has connection to the water tanker scam that rocked Delhi during former CM Sheila Dikshit's reign. "You know what kind of deals I am talking about".

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  • Cavs put Raptors on brink, Spurs topple Rockets
Cavs put Raptors on brink, Spurs topple Rockets

Korver hit two three-pointers in the last 47 seconds of the third, then the Cavs rattled off five straight points in the first 1:52 of the final quarter and took control of the game. Thompson had 12 rebounds. Not surprisingly, Lowry, who watched the game from the bench with an ankle injury, found himself apparently somewhat in awe of what King ...

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  • Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn
Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

The Senate is scrutinising contacts between Trump's presidential campaign and Moscow, while the Bureau is focusing on a Central Intelligence Agency report that Russian Federation intervened to help Trump win. Yates was sacked in January, ostensibly for refusing to defend the administration's travel ban in court. Former Director of National Intelli...

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  • China hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan to properly address border issue
China hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan to properly address border issue

The Afghan Border Police opened fire on soldiers accompanying a census team, a Pakistani military statement read on May 5. On the Afghan side, officials reported that scores of people killed in the incident, a significant escalation of hostilities between the two neighbours.

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  • Romantic Breakup Seen as Motive in San Diego Mass Shooting
Romantic Breakup Seen as Motive in San Diego Mass Shooting

Selis shot four black women, two black men and one Latino man, police said. The Associated Press reported that the shooting in which Clark was killed occurred on Sunday, April 30, during what was supposed to be a fun-filled birthday party at an apartment complex.

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  • Avalanche kills 3 people in French Alps
Avalanche kills 3 people in French Alps

The incident was in the Albaron sector near Bonneval-sur-Arc in the Haute-Maurienne. In turn, the TV channel BFMTV said that the victims were two men and a woman, experienced miners who have made the ascent at the time of the avalanche. The mayor of Bonneval-sur-Arc said the operation to search for more victims has been halted as they are confide...

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  • Daesh releases video of alleged beheading of Russian intelligence officer
Daesh releases video of alleged beheading of Russian intelligence officer

Without referring to any specific incident or to anyone by name, the Russian Defense Ministry said, "All armed forces service members from the Russian group of forces in Syria are alive and well and are carrying out tasks in the fight against global terrorism", Russian news agencies reported.

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  • White House warned about ex-national security adviser's vulnerability to Russian
White House warned about ex-national security adviser's vulnerability to Russian

All the committees are led by Republicans. White House officials had insisted that Flynn had not discussed US -imposed sanctions with Kislyak during the presidential transition period, but asked Flynn to resign after news reports indicated he had lied about the nature of the calls.

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  • Queen Elizabeth's Husband Prince Philip Announces Retirement From Public Engagements
Queen Elizabeth's Husband Prince Philip Announces Retirement From Public Engagements

When Sir Michael, who is 88, said to him: "I'm sorry to hear you're standing down", the duke joked: "Well I can't stand up much longer". "He s looking forward to enjoying more of his leisure time", a royal aide said. The pair Wednesday in 1947, five years before she took over as Queen . Philip, 95, made the decision himself with the full sup...

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  • Girl, 11, dies after falling from ride at Drayton Manor
Girl, 11, dies after falling from ride at Drayton Manor

The air ambulance at Drayton Manor. Superintendent Carl Ratcliffe from Staffordshire Police said the girl, believed to be from Leicester, central England, had been airlifted to hospital. Police said the incident had been referred to the Health and Safety Executive. Visitors are now being turned away from the park, a spokesman said.

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  • Scottish Tories 'could win up to 15 Westminster seats'
Scottish Tories 'could win up to 15 Westminster seats'

This is positive for the party, but in the context of a loss of nearly 400 seats in total, this is still a devastating day for the Labour Party activists. Once considered a no-go zone for the Tories, they added more than 150 council seats north of the border ahead of next month's general election. The local elections are also often a time whe...

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  • Protesters attack Macedonian lawmakers after leadership vote
Protesters attack Macedonian lawmakers after leadership vote

Gruevski meanwhile denounced the violence, saying Zaev's SDSM party had "knowingly chose to violate the law and the constitution, which directly caused the event that ensued". A crisis that has rumbled on for more than two years has paralysed Macedonia's progress towards European Union accession, and stirred fears of violence in a country where a...

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  • Trump's comments on Muslims at center of travel ban case
Trump's comments on Muslims at center of travel ban case

Protesters hold signs and march in front of the State Capitol across the street from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond , Va., Monday, May 8, 2017 . While the Maryland injunction only applies to rejecting visa applications from Iran, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen and Sudan for 90 days, the Hawaii ruling goes further and blocks Trump's ...

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  • Fireworks warehouse explosion in Mexico kills at least 14, mostly minors
Fireworks warehouse explosion in Mexico kills at least 14, mostly minors

At least 14 people were killed, including 11 children, and scores more were injured in an explosion at a house where fireworks were stored in central Mexico's Puebla state, authorities said on Tuesday. Survivors described hellish scenes of people on fire, including children, as they ran from the market. Investigators believe a rocket exploded a...

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  • Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander
Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

A counter-IS operation has been under way in Nangarhar since early March, and Afghan forces, with the help of US counterparts, have killed or captured hundreds of fighters and liberated over half of the districts the terrorist group controlled in the province, according to the USA military.

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  • Jakarta Governor Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Blasphemy
Jakarta Governor Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Blasphemy

Indonesia is usually held up as an example of a nation with a large Muslim population (some 200 million, more than any other single nation) that nonetheless has a tolerant, secular government. The two-year prison sentence came as a shock to many in the country as prosecutors originally recommended a two-year suspended sentence. President Jokow...

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  • Syria rejects international forces in safe zones
Syria rejects international forces in safe zones

The cease-fire deal went into effect over the weekend, bringing a general reduction in violence, but clashes continued , particularly in central Syria . "Of course, we look forward that this memorandum will achieve its intentions which are basically separating the armed groups which signed the agreement of the cessation of hostilities on 30/12/20...

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  • North Korea again defies world with missile test
North Korea again defies world with missile test

Moon Seong Mook, a South Korean analyst and former military official, says that the North would gain valuable knowledge even from failed launches as it continues to improve its technologies for missiles. "The missile did not leave North Korean territory", Dave Benham, a spokesman for the United States Pacific Command, said. North Korea's milita...

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  • S&P, Nasdaq pare gains after hitting record highs
S&P, Nasdaq pare gains after hitting record highs

Last week, the primary indicator used to gauge USA equity volatility, the CBOE VIX index, traded under $10 for the first time since 2007. While the market appeared buoyant, analysts urged caution against investor complacency, especially after the market's strong run since Donald Trump's election as USA president.

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  • New Hamas chief makes 1st public appearance in native Gaza
New Hamas chief makes 1st public appearance in native Gaza

File photo: Marwan Barghouti appears in a Jerusalem court, January 25, 2012. He welcomed Trump's push to resume peace talks, but accused Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of "praising terrorists and paying them". Refusing to quit, Haniya continued as the Gaza Strip's government premier until June 2014, when another reconciliation agreement was re...

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  • Death count marches upward to 38 amid Venezuela unrest
Death count marches upward to 38 amid Venezuela unrest

Lugo's age has been variously reported as 20 and 22. In total, 37 people have died and around 800 have been injured in fighting in the country between security forces and protesters since the start of April. Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez, second from right, is shown before surrendering to national guards on February 18, 2014. CGTN's Juan C...

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