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French far-right presidential hopeful gives Trump gold star

The Harris Interactive poll showed similar results. A Femen protester interrupted a press conference held by National Front Leader Marine Le Pen by shouting "Marine, fictitious feminist". The European Parliament accuses Le Pen, a deputy in the chamber, of using parliamentary funds to pay the two employees while they worked for the FN in France rather than at the Parliament's premises. Read More

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Carnival Agrees To Order Up To Six Chinese Built Cruise Ships

Carnival Agrees To Order Up To Six Chinese Built Cruise Ships

NCM Capital Management Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Carnival Corporation by 9.9% in the third quarter. The company's 50 day moving average price is $54.97 and its 200 day moving average price is $50.32. Finally the shares closed at $54.25. Carnival PLC has 726,000,000 shares in issue which have a share price of 4285 giving Carnival PLC a market capitalisation of 31.11B GBp. Read More

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North Korean state media say China dancing to U.S. tune

Last month, Kim said the nation was close to developing intercontinental nuclear missiles. Still, the impact of the April ban had already been felt heavily in Dandong. After all, North Korea provides China a buffer to USA -influenced powers in the region. President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that North Korea is another mess he inherited from his predecessor. Read More

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Five things you need to know about MP Brian Molefe

Five things you need to know about MP Brian Molefe

The opposition MPs booed as Mbete made the announcement. Molefe was at first seen as the key player in bringing Eskom back in line, but has become a controversial figure after being implicated in the wider Gupta state capture scandal. Former public protector Thuli Madonsela revealed startling evidence that Molefe is not only a friend of the controversial Gupta family alleged to be trying to capture the state, but he allowed a highly questionable coal deal to be signed in their favour while ... Read More

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Kerala man targeted by vigilantes on Valentine's Day hangs himself

Kerala man targeted by vigilantes on Valentine's Day hangs himself

Aneesh and his female companion were harassed by a group of men at Azheekkal beach who not only browbeat them but also videotaped their shaming. The goons shot the video of the attack and spread it through social media. The men were eventually arrested after the couple approached the police. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had earlier taken a strong note of the incident and asked the state police chief to take strict action on incidents of moral policing incidents . Read More

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After First Blast Killing 8 In Lahore, Second Blast Hits The City

He added that casualties and injuries happened however can not confirm any figures as the saving operation is under progress. A little while later, another explosion was reported in Lahore , Xinhua news agency said . Isis' attack, the deadliest in Pakistan for years, was followed by a nationwide crackdown by the military that resulted in the deaths of more than 100 alleged "terrorists" in 24 hours. Read More

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Officer, police chief charged in accidental shooting of Punta Gorda woman

Officer, police chief charged in accidental shooting of Punta Gorda woman

He has turned himself in at the county jail and has been arrested and processed. Lewis will not be arrested but was given a summons to appear in court April 5. Knowlton was a Homecoming queen who married her high school sweetheart and was married for 54 years. "The Knowlton family is dealing with a tremendous loss, and we wanted to make sure they are informed", Russell said. Read More

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Osinbajo Summons IG over Kidnap of German Archaeologists

He said that the abduction, which occurred Wednesday morning was reported to the police by villagers. Peter Breunij and his associate, Johannes Buringer, who working at a Nok culture digging site. "A hunter whom they had snatched a phone from asked us to go after the men, but only one of us obliged". "But only one of us followed him and the two men crossed the road chasing after the kidnappers", he said. Read More

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: We're not mindful enough of 'what makes America great'

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: We're not mindful enough of 'what makes America great'

Ginsburg said she got to know Gorsuch during a trip to England a few years ago to meet with judges there. "There was no violence, it was orderly", she said. Ginsburg also talked about the importance of a free press, noting she reads The Washington Post and The New York Times every day. With the narrow split of the court and Ginsburg's age an obvious issue, she indicated she would continue to serve indefinitely. Read More

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Backed Iraqi forces storm Mosul airport, military base

Iraqi officials are keen to keep as much coalition support as possible after a seemingly successful first day in western Mosul, pointing to the possibility of an open-ended USA commitment to supporting the fight against ISIS. "We'll talk about the complexity of dealing with Turkish forces, Iranian interests in the region, the presence of Russian Federation and all of those things", he said. Read More

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Political debate rages after Tony Abbott launches new book

Political debate rages after Tony Abbott launches new book

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed a provocative critique from his predecessor, Tony Abbott, that their party risks losing government. Turnbull responded in an interview on Melbourne's 3AW this morning, defending his record to interviewer Neil Mitchell and highlighting some of the failures of the Abbott government in the process. Read More

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Jimmy Kimmel says not everyone in Hollywood is 'very liberal'

Jimmy Kimmel says not everyone in Hollywood is 'very liberal'

As we celebrate the 88th Annual Academy Awards, it's a good time to reflect on some of the films that represent the best of the best that the film industry has to offer. "Possibly", Kimmel says. "I'm not saying that to be coy". "With La La Land also sweeping the Golden Globes and the SAG awards, you have to interpret the numbers from those previous awards ceremonies ". Read More

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Kim Jong-un's brother killed WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION

Authorities in the Southeast Asian nation confirmed Friday local time that the chemicals were VX nerve agent. Moments later he is seen asking for help from airport staff, who direct him to a clinic. According to the secretive state's KCNA news agency, the Korean Jurists Committee has expressed outrage at Malaysia's decision to perform two post-mortem examinations on Mr Kim - describing it as "a wanton human rights abuse and an act contrary to human ethics and morality". Read More

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Trump to expand USA nuclear arsenal

He also claimed the US has "fallen behind on nuclear weapon capacity", according to Reuters . "President Trump's assertions about nuclear weapons policy conveniently ignore the facts", former Rep. "Just another bad deal that the country made, whether it's START, whether it's the Iran deal", he said. "We're going to start making good deals", Trump said. Read More

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Million families are told to unplug faulty tumble dryers over fire risk

Whirlpool did not, however, issue any sort of recall, nor did it inform customers to stop using the dryers. No Whirlpool-branded machines have been called into question, but the company has suffered substantial reputational damage from a long-running series of media reports alleging poor customer service - notably, by asking customers to wait several months for a fix or even only referring them back to the retailer who sold them the appliance. Read More

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Ted Cruz predicts another SCOTUS vacancy this summer

Cruz and Levin also discussed ideas related to making 2017 a "historic and milestone" year. Of current leftist opposition to Trump, "I've never seen anything like this", Cruz commented, and the left's base is "bat-crap insane". He thanked former Senator Harry Reid for his part in weakening the filibuster back in 2013 while attempting to make things harder for Republicans seeking to block former President Obama's nominees. Read More

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Republican lawmakers face push back in town halls back home

It wasn't much different inside the banquet room. Jim Adams, a retiree from Powhatan, spoke to Brat before the town hall and expressed concern that Republicans would take away health insurance for the poor. Some GOP lawmakers have even canceled town hall appearances or opted for teleconferences in order to avoid the outpouring of protests. Others played "Brat Bingo" on flyers that featured frequent Brat phrases, including "fake news" and "data guy". Read More

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President Mugabe Rules Out Retirement Ahead of 93rd Birthday

Even as he grapples with the factions within his party, Mugabe has many other problems. "We created the monster, which thrives on egocentric praise and this is what we get". The president's main birthday celebrations will be held on Saturday at Matobo National Park outside Bulawayo , where thousands of officials and ZANU-PF faithful are expected to gather. Read More

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United States promises no mass deportations in bid to calm Mexico

United States promises no mass deportations in bid to calm Mexico

But Mexican officials say the expectation that their country "would take USA detainees without serious bilateral talks is step too far". Many Mexicans were angry at his decision to meet with Mr Trump in September a year ago. officials who are cracking down on illegal immigrants. The Mexican government has been far more forthcoming in its objections. It is hoped that many recent arrivals from Central America - especially unaccompanied children and families - will give up and return home. Read More

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"Better to be atheist than greedy CHRISTIAN" - Pope Francis denounces hypocrite believers

If you're a Catholic leading a hypocritical life you are less moral than someone who doesn't believe in God, Pope Francis suggested in a Thursday morning sermon. I went to Church, I was close to you, I belong to this association, I did this. Pope Francis said Catholics can go to Mass and join Catholic organizations but are hypocrites if they don't pay their employees well, exploit people, or run their businesses dishonestly. Read More

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Blizzard, severe storms crossing the US

After sunset, a line of strong to severe thunderstorms will likely push through southern IN and central Kentucky into the overnight hours. The orientation of a strong jet stream aloft will further destabilize the atmosphere, creating this very unusually volatile late-February severe weather potential across our area. Read More

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Putin favorability surges with Republicans

Putin favorability surges with Republicans

Gallup found that 22 percent of Americans have a favorable view of Putin, up from 13 percent in 2015, and his highest rating since 2003. US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to improve relations with Russia, and opinion of Putin has improved among Republicans in line with his glowing endorsements and defence of the Russian leader. Read More

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Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARGS) Insider Ownership stands at 1

Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARGS) Insider Ownership stands at 1

This was after falling 6% Tuesday during intraday trading. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of Argos Therapeutics in a research report on Friday, December 9th. Image: Argos Therapeutics's cancer vaccine candidate is unlikely to meet the primary endpoint. The stock as of last trading session moved -57.25% down from its 52 week low and was -89.44% behind its 52 week high. Read More

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Northern Ireland bomb 'intended to kill' police officer

A PSNI spokesperson has just confirmed that the bomb exploded at Ardnalee in the Culmore area this afternoon. A number of residents, who had to leave their homes following the discovery, have now been allowed to return. SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood added:"The cowards who targeted a police officer this morning have set themselves against the people of Derry and the people of Ireland". Read More

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