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France's Le Pen renews anti-Islam remarks ahead of election

According to the poll, the gap between Le Pen and her chief rival, former economics minister and the founder of the political movement "En Marche!", Emmanuel Macron, is now just one percentage point. The word "Trump" rarely figures in her speeches and rallies these days, and when she squared off against France's four other presidential candidates in the campaign's first televised debate March 20, she avoided mentioning him in any policy discussion, despite ample opportunities to do so. Read More

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Trump Signs Two New Executive Orders On Trade

Trump Signs Two New Executive Orders On Trade

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the Department of Commerce and US Trade Representative will submit a "comprehensive report" to the president on the causes of the "unduly large deficit" within 90 days. The officials will also review the effects on the deficits of free trade agreements that have failed to produce the benefits that were forecast, Ross said in a briefing previewing the order. Read More

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Federal Bureau of Investigation has info suggesting coordination between Trump associates and Russian Federation

Federal Bureau of Investigation has info suggesting coordination between Trump associates and Russian Federation

Thanks to the length of the hearing and the immediacy of Twitter , Comey was able to comment on the president's commentary without leaving his seat. White House officials responded to Comey's announcement of the investigation with dismissal, saying there was nothing to investigate because the campaign did not communicate with Russian Federation. Read More

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Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

He died from his injuries. The other victims of the attack have been named as police officer Keith Palmer and Aysha Frade, who worked at a London college. "We will miss Kurt beyond words". The couple had visited Melissa's parents, who work as missionaries in the London Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read More

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White House welcomes Sisi back into the fold

El-Sissi hailed Trump on Monday for his "unique personality" and said that after their first meeting, "I bet on you", the latter being comments he made in Arabic that were not translated. Egypt received the first tranche of a three-year US$12 billion loan deal with the International Monetary Fund and is expecting to receive the second tranche soon. Read More

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FACT CHECK: Trump tweets vs. Federal Bureau of Investigation testimony on Russian Federation

FACT CHECK: Trump tweets vs. Federal Bureau of Investigation testimony on Russian Federation

The FBI is now reviewing that information, which includes human intelligence, travel, business and phone records and accounts of in-person meetings, according to those USA officials. Some Russian officials have also changed their methods of communications, making monitoring more hard, the officials said. The Kremlin has dismissed claims from USA intelligence agencies that President Vladimir Putin authorized a campaign to influence the US presidential election a year ago in favor of Trump. Read More

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Trump signs 2 orders targeting `trade cheats'

On the same day, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was touting the president's aggressive executive orders on trade, which called for a 90-day "investigation" into why the US had trade deficits with specific countries, a quixotic exercise most economists say shows a deep lack of understanding of the workings of Global trade. Read More

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Senate panel to vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee

At least 41 Democrats say they plan to vote not to advance Gorsuch's nomination this week, according to a Bloomberg News tally. "I can not vote exclusively to protect an institution when the lives of hard-working Americans are at risk", said Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, who was the 40th Democrat to say he would refuse to move the nomination forward. Read More

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India's highways run dry after court liquor ban

If the owners of affected liquor shops apply for a fresh license outside the limit of 500 metres from highways, they will be given a new license without transfer fee, he said . To minimize impact, the state may even waive of taxes in a bid to help liquor shops move away from highways. "Also, 50 liquor vends have been closed during the drive, a senior government official said". Read More

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Landslide buries at least 31 in central Indonesia

Landslide buries at least 31 in central Indonesia

Seven excavators were being used to dredge the mud, sand, rocks and fallen trees. The disaster management agency was being assisted by soldiers, volunteers and police officers to locate missing individuals. Numerous missing people were working on ginger farms when the landslide struck. People look at a vehicle damaged and partially buried under a collapsed house after a landslide triggered by heavy rain at Banaran village in Ponorogo, Indonesia East Java province, April 1, 2017 in this ... Read More

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Arrest Warrant Issued Against Rakhi Sawant!

Arrest Warrant Issued Against Rakhi Sawant!

The court has been requesting she make an appearance for a formal hearing, but the reality star failed to show up twice, the most recent being just last month, on March 9. The diva later filed a complaint against Mika claiming he had kissed her without permission. Last year, Sawant had allegedly compared Valmiki with singer Mika Singh. Read More

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North Korea has "nothing to fear" from more sanctions

Before that, North Korea tested a "saturation attack" - a salvo of four missiles meant to overwhelm U.S. and allied missile defenses - with much more success. Earlier this month, North Korea broke worldwide law by firing four ballistic missiles that landed in waters off Japan. While this launch may not have been successful, this much is clear: North Korea is quickly becoming a major issue for President Trump and his administration. Read More

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White House was wrong for withholding intelligence documents: US lawmaker

Rep. Eric Swalwell, a Democratic member of the House intelligence committee, said on CNN's Erin Burnett "OutFront" following the meeting that the panel still didn't have any interviews scheduled and reiterated his call for public testimony from former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former CIA Director John Brennan. Read More

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Michael Flynn made £1m for lobbying, speeches and other work

Michael Flynn made £1m for lobbying, speeches and other work

The disclosures were part of a more comprehensive recounting of his private sector work and assets that the White House only asked for this week - long after the retired Army general was tapped to be Trump's national security chief and his subsequent ousting amid controversy over how forthcoming he was with Vice President Mike Pence and other senior aides over his pre-inauguration communications with the Russian ambassador. Read More

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Finland says no date yet for Arctic summit, Trump-Putin meeting

Finland says no date yet for Arctic summit, Trump-Putin meeting

Putin also downplayed a meeting between Jared Kushner - Trump's son-in-law and close adviser - and Sergey Gorkov, chairman of the Russian state development bank VneshEconomBank, which has been under U.S. "There are also those who say, 'No, Russia is our enemy". Putin said on Thursday he was ready to meet Trump at an Arctic summit in Finland. Do we want to bring the situation to what it was in the 1960s during the Cuban [missile] crisis? "The US public have been a target for severe ... Read More

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Downtown Indy canal goes teal for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Downtown Indy canal goes teal for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Trump issued his own proclamation Friday, citing Department of Justice data that says more than 300,000 instances of rape are reported in the USA each year. The president went on to say he had directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to create a task force centered on crime reduction and public safety. The proclamations are part of a nation-wide effort to combat sexual and domestic violence through prevention. Read More

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United Nations chief calls for protection of Iraqi civilians

United Nations chief calls for protection of Iraqi civilians

Guterres planned to meet with Iraq's president, prime minster and Parliament speaker before heading north to the self-ruled Kurdish region. US -led forces fighting the Islamic State are adjusting their tactics in Iraq and Syria based on evidence that the terrorist group lures airstrikes at buildings in which they have trapped civilians, a spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve said Thursday. Read More

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Huge nuclear cost overruns push Toshiba's Westinghouse into bankruptcy

Toshiba has maintained it wants to sell off Westinghouse , saying the root of the financial problems was acquiring CB&I Stone and Webster, the nuclear construction company involved in the construction at Vogtle. The most significant impact is removing Westinghouse from Toshiba's consolidated accounts starting in the fiscal year ending Friday. Toshiba media representatives could not immediately be reached for comment after business hours. Read More

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Putin meets French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at Kremlin

Earlier Friday, Ms Le Pen met Russian parliamentary speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, calling for increasing cooperation with Russia in the fight against "terrorism". Le Pen, who leads the National Front party, said the West's poor relations with Russian Federation are unjustified. "The Russians very much like her, and Russian banks have certainly helped her and her father before in financing their political activities", says Smith, adding that she's not the only French politician. Read More

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1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub

Police said Sunday that 16 people were shot. "The investigation is in its very early stages", the police chief said. CINCINNATI, Oh (CBSN) - A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities say. Read More

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ICE Detains US Citizen For Almost 3 Weeks

ICE Detains US Citizen For Almost 3 Weeks

It was the region's biggest immigration roundup in recent memory. ICE states in a prepared release that of the 84 arrested, 60 have criminal histories. Instead, the contract with ICE is similar to contracts with the U.S. Marshals, the Utah Department of Corrections or Franklin County. One man who was arrested in Austin had a prior conviction for delivery of a controlled substance. Read More

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No deal in sight as fifth round of UN Syria talks concludes

No deal in sight as fifth round of UN Syria talks concludes

The two sides, who met with de Mistura separately, did finally delve into some substance, after spending four previous rounds squabbling over the agenda. "They are exclusively discussing their empty rhetoric about countering terrorism, although they attracted terrorism to region, they used all kinds of weapons, and they used siege and chemical weapons agianst the people", chief opposition negotiator Nasr al-Hariri told reporters. Read More

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IAAF records targeted in cyber attac

IAAF records targeted in cyber attac

The attack carried out by FANCY BEAR, also known as APT28, was detected during a proactive investigation carried out by Cyber Incident Response (CIR) firm, Context Information Security, who were contacted by IAAF at the beginning of January to undertake a technical investigation across its systems. Read More

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IISc tops national rankings, IIT-Madras comes second

While initially there were four parameters, NIRF has added two more parameters - Common overall rank and General Degree Colleges - in creating this year's list. No other prominent DU colleges including St Stephen's or Ramjas College have made it to the list. Based on the outlines, the first edition of Indian rankings was released on April 4th 2016. Read More

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Following law on illegal slaughterhouses, says Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Sahi said the government was committed to fulfilling its promise to farmers and modalities in this regard were being worked out. Besides farm loan waiver, the cabinet is likely to take important decisions regarding legalising slaughterhouses, licenses of meat-sellers, extending more help to the water-scarce Bundelkhand region and sorting out the problems related to Purvanchal - issues mentioned in BJP's manifesto. Read More

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Three missing as vehicle washed into NSW river

Three missing as vehicle washed into NSW river

The child was now at Tweed Heads hospital with family members. Three people are feared dead after a vehicle was swept into the Tweed River in flood-ravaged northern NSW. "She couldn't say much, she just said my mum, my little sister and my brother have gone in the river in a auto". "They called the ambulance and called police". Read More

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Manchin shares details on Gorsuch support

She also criticized Trump in her statement announcing her opposition, saying "the president who promised working people he would lift them up has nominated a judge who can't even see them". Constitution. If the Democrats filibuster this second nomination, the persuasive argument for a Senate of no less than 60 Republicans in January 2019 takes on an a fortiori aspect. Read More

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British Babies Appear to Cry More Than in Any Other Country

British Babies Appear to Cry More Than in Any Other Country

Previous research has indicated that around 40 per cent of infant crying is inconsolable, and Professor Wolke said many new mothers and fathers are unduly stressed by some "unscientific" parenting books which offer bogus solutions. The lowest levels of crying were found in Denmark, Germany and Japan, with some babies crying for as little as 30 minutes a day. Crying generally peaks at around two hours fifteen minutes per day at six weeks - and reduces gradually to an average of 1 hour 10 ... Read More

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