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Macron's parliamentary candidates gather in Paris

Ferrand said 52 percent of the candidates had never held elected office before and that their average age was 46 year old. True to his promise...

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Gunmen kill 10 laborers near port in southwest Pakistan

They then fled the scene, they added. Nobody immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. According to our correspondent Shahid Rind, ...

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Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

The battle for the recapture of Tabqah began almost two months ago when American helicopters inserted hundreds of Syrian fighters into the city,...

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Rights of EU citizens in United Kingdom are top priority — EU Brexit boss

Last month, the U.S. president told the Financial Times newspaper he thought the European Union was "getting their act together" - though he...

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North Korea Says It Will Seek Extradition of Plot Culprits

North Korea's ambassador to the United Kingdom has said that their country is surely going ahead with its sixth nuclear test, and their great le...

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Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

Trump also clarified the circumstances under which Comey informed him that he was not personally under investigation by the FBI, as mentioned i...

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Bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 23 people

Marmaris Mayor Ali Acar indicated that the bus could have met with the accident due to an "error by the driver", Reuters reported citing the Hu...

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North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

A North Korean referred to only as "Kim" was paid to carry out an attack with biochemical substances, the ministry of state security said . ...

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UBC economist says chance of Liberal majority just one in ten

Clark told supporters at a BC Liberal Party gathering in Vancouver. "In terms of whatever the outcome is, whether it's a minority or a majori...

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Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

Families in Chibok are meeting with community leaders to identify the freed schoolgirls from photos. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped b...

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Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy, 2 others surrenders

She said Bowden told her he had killed McHam's mother and daughter and he was holding McHam hostage. A passerby noticed the injured deputy and c...

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Trump invites new South Korean leader to US

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday congratulated Moon Jae-in for winning South Korea's presidential elections on Tuesday. On Thursday, the...

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Service to most NHS hospitals restored after 'unpredented' cyberattack

The ransomware attack is at "unprecedented level and requires global investigation", Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, said ...

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'Cyber attack' NOT linked to Hertfordshire hospital IT failures

But he says the same thing could be done to crucial infrastructure, like nuclear power plants, dams or railway systems. State agencies and maj...

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China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

The operation was created to "enhance the combat skills of the forces" to safeguard national security, the brief statement said, but clearly the...

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China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

Foreign secretary Shankar Das Bairagi and Chinese ambassador Yu Hong signed the memorandum of understanding on Cooperation under the Belt and Ro...

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Benzema's great escape puts Madrid in Champions League final

Speculation over his future is only growing as we head towards the transfer window and failure to start him in another key game will only add fu...

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Putin says Comey's firing will not impact US-Russia relations

The official looked askance at the Trump administration's public statement that Comey was sacked over his handling of the investigation of Hilla...

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North Korea Holding 4th US Citizen in Detention

South Korea, the US and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to wrest diplomatic concessions, which have sometimes involve...

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UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

Mr Corbyn used the speech to try and bolster his defence credentials but he failed to cleanly deliver pre-briefed comments that he is "not a pac...

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Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds

In any case, it seems unlikely that President Trump, who has said he is essentially letting the Pentagon run the war, is going to reverse his de...

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North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns

He described a scenario where what happened to Sony could be "done in sequence over multiple firms - I mean, that's a foreign government attacki...

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North Korea promises to 'pulverise' USA bases

Meanwhile, China also issued a stern warning on Friday that a conflict over North Korea could break out " at any moment " after Pyongyang vowe...

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Firing of FBI Director doesn't stem developments in Russian Federation probe

The president was referring to a memo prepared by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - and signed off on by Attorney General Jeff Sessions...

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What to know as Texas nears passing 'sanctuary city' law

The version of the bill passed by the House last Friday on third reading will head to Governor Greg Abbott's desk for signing. Texas Rep. Ra...

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Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

According to the "Steele Dossier", the intelligence file compiled privately by former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, it was Kis...

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Comey infuriated Trump with refusal to preview Senate testimony: Aides

Thursday: "Oh, I was going fire regardless of recommendation. he made a recommendation, he's highly respected, very good guy, very smart guy, th...

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"Friends" Xi and Putin to meet next week in China

First unveiled by Xi in 2013, the "belt" and "road" refer respectively to the ancient Silk Road and maritime trade routes across the Eurasia...

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More Than 2000 Deaths In Massachusetts Last Year Blamed On Opioid Overdoses

The number of fatal drug overdoses in MA during the first three months of this year dropped slightly from the same period a year ago. With mor...

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Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

We were concerned that the American people had been misled about the underlying conduct and what General Flynn had done, and additionally, that ...

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'Not accurate': Acting FBI director flatly denies White House claim about Comey

Days before he was sacked by Donald Trump , FBI Director James Comey requested more resources to pursue his investigation into Russia's elect...

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Trump to meet with Russian foreign minister

You are kidding". "You're kidding", Lavrov told reporters sarcastically before waving his hand dismissively and leaving the room. "There are a...

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British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis

Speaking at a UK-hosted worldwide conference on Somalia the United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, said "The drought is the most...

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PM, Morrison appeal to Senate crossbench to back Medicare levy rise

On the government's plan to hit the big five banks with a $6.2 billion tax, Mr Shorten said Labor was concerned the impost could hit "every Aust...

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US Reaffirms Commitment to Protect Turkey

He spoke during a joint news conference with the visiting president of Sierra Leone. The president said he would take up the issue during a pl...

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