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The French Presidential Candidate François Fillon Has Been Placed Under Formal Investigation

The French Presidential Candidate François Fillon Has Been Placed Under Formal Investigation

Fillon is accused of misusing public funds, receiving money from the misuse of public funds, complicity in misusing public funds and improper declaration of his assets, among other charges. In French legal proceedings, investigative judges can charge companies or individuals in a procedure known as "mise en examen" when there is "serious and consistent" evidence showing likely involvement in the matter under investigation. Read More

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Fading Flyers lose to Blue Jackets

Fading Flyers lose to Blue Jackets

The Flyers had five power plays in the second period, thanks to a total lack of discipline by the Blue Jackets , and had only Schenn's goal on six shots. After one period, the Flyers trailed by one while Columbus held the 11-10 shot advantage. The 28-year-old goalie bailed out his teammates with saves he made look easy. Read More

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Trump Gives CIA Permission To Perform Drone Strikes

Trump Gives CIA Permission To Perform Drone Strikes

Trump's actions also mark a significant change from the policies of the Obama administration under which only the Department of Defence was authorised to carry out such drone strikes and the CIA used drones to gather intelligence information instead of executing attacks, unnamed sources told the Wall Street Journal . Read More

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BJP in race for Goa CM: Manohar Parrikar

BJP in race for Goa CM: Manohar Parrikar

Though the governor and BJP leader Najma Heptullah is yet to invite any party to form a government, BJP national secretary in charge of the northeast, Ram Madhav, told reporters in Imphal after the results, "We will try and form the government with support from smaller parties". Read More

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Trump on charm offensive in bid to scrap Obamacare

Trump on charm offensive in bid to scrap Obamacare

Democrats argue that numerous other clinics are already overloaded and would not be able to meet the increased demand for screenings and other services. In fact, if the Republicans' bill becomes law, people who didn't have insurance last year would not be liable for a penalty when they file their 2016 taxes this year. Read More

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District Wise Results, UP Poll Party Wise List, Candidates

District Wise Results, UP Poll Party Wise List, Candidates

Heptulla on Monday said she has asked Ibobi Singh to resign so that the process of forming a new government could start, but stated she has not invited any party to form government as yet. Political commentator and columnist Neerja Chowdhury asserted that the latest poll results have improved Modi's chances as "his credibility and image are as strong - may be even stronger - as they were in 2014". Read More

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Girls Guides suspend trips to United States citing border concerns

Girls Guides suspend trips to United States citing border concerns

Kiriliuk also said that the Girl Guides' national office was unaware of any issues occurring with members traveling to the U.S.so far, but that the measure was created to ensure "no girl gets left behind". No future trips will be planned and those that have already been scheduled are being reviewed. In light of all this the Girl Guides made the decision on Monday to cancel their nationally-sponsored trip this summer to a camp in California. Read More

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Syrupy Song Explains Why China is Mad About THAAD

In 2016, North Korea performed two nuclear tests and several missile launches to glint worldwide outrage. According to 38 North, the activity indicates North Korea may be prepared to conduct additional underground nuclear tests. The UN Security Council has imposed a number of tough sanctions, but North Korea remains undeterred by global rebukes. " Leaders change over time, that's not new ", Davis told a news conference. Read More

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BJP cobbles up numbers, stakes claim for maiden Govt in Manipur

BJP cobbles up numbers, stakes claim for maiden Govt in Manipur

According to an Indian Express report on Monday, Manipur governor Nejma Heptulla had to ask outgoing chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh to tender his resignation so she could move on with the process of government formation. State Congress general secretary Vidyapati Gautam accused the BJP of indulging in "horse trading". It seems the knives are finally out in the down-and-out Congress. Read More

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Milpitas Man Hops White House Fence, Lands In Hot Water: Secret Service

Milpitas Man Hops White House Fence, Lands In Hot Water: Secret Service

Jonathan Tuan-Anh Tran, in blue hoodie, in D.C. Superior Court early Saturday. He must stay away from the White House and undergo a mental health evaluation. Trump praised the Secret Service response and referred to Tran as a "troubled person". A new report is highlighting the alleged failures of Secret Service security during a fence jumping incident at the White House in 2014. Read More

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Saudi deputy crown prince to meet with Trump

Saudi deputy crown prince to meet with Trump

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is also defense minister and King Salman's son, is scheduled to start his Washington visit on Thursday. Before his departure for the US, Prince Mohammed met with Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat in Riyadh on Sunday to discuss investment opportunities in the kingdom and globally, SPA reported. Read More

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Missing Irish Coast Guard helicopter: Hopes fade over survival of crew

Missing Irish Coast Guard helicopter: Hopes fade over survival of crew

Contact was lost with one of the Search and Rescue helicopters just before one o'clock this morning and a major sea search is ongoing off the county Mayo coast, about six miles west of Blacksod. "Ballyglass and Achill all-weather lifeboats (ALBs) are on scene along with five local fishing vessels". Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, expressed "deep concern" at the news. Read More

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Winter Is Still Coming: New York Faces Possible Blizzard Starting Monday Night

Winter Is Still Coming: New York Faces Possible Blizzard Starting Monday Night

For the rest of the weekend, expect it to remain cold and windy across most of the region. Deeper into the day, it may stick on roadways so use caution while driving. Wolf said an emergency declaration hasn't been issued but could be if the situation warrants one, and travel restrictions may also be put in place Monday evening into Tuesday if that is needed to minimize risky travel. Read More

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Funeral of Bishop Eamonn Casey to take place on Thursday

Funeral of Bishop Eamonn Casey to take place on Thursday

He gained worldwide notoriety after it was revealed that he had secretly fathered a son named Peter with Annie Murphy. On Monday, the Catholic Church said "his passionate advocacy for social justice and for those marginalised by inequality gave him a significant public profile and his work in this area continued throughout his life". Read More

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South Korean President Forced from Office

South Korean President Forced from Office

Supporters, many in tears, chanted support for the former president at her residence, including "Take back the impeachment " and "Park Geun-hye, we love you". A group of around 20 university student councils held a press conference at the Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul on Monday, and a spokesperson said, "Former President Park, who shows no repentance and instead is attempting to unite the conservatives, needs to be arrested ". Read More

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Broncos: Zack Kerr, Domata Peko sign with Denver

Broncos: Zack Kerr, Domata Peko sign with Denver

Want your voice heard? Peko's cousin, Kyle Peko , was a rookie nose tackle who played in one game for the Broncos last season. Peko's play seemed to have dropped off in 2016 a bit but the Broncos are counting on one of the most durable players in the league (112 straight starts!) to be a piece of cohesion for a defensive unit that dropped off big time against the run. Read More

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GOP health care plan is an inferior copy of Obamacare

GOP health care plan is an inferior copy of Obamacare

The tanning provision was pitched in the original Obamacare legislation with two goals in mind. During the hour-long meeting, sources said Trump chastised the groups - including Club for Growth, the Heritage Foundation, Americans for Prosperity, FreedomWorks and the Tea Party Patriots - for calling the House GOP proposal " Obamacare lite ", warning the tea party activists, "you are helping the other side". Read More

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Iran unveils advanced indigenous armored tank

Iran unveils advanced indigenous armored tank

Concurrent with its unveiling, the tank's mass production line was also inaugurated at the Bani-Hashem Armor Industrial Complex in Dorud County, Lorestan. The tank appears to have a design similar to Russia's T-90MS. Iran has been producing its own weapons and military equipment for more than two decades. Read More

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Trump and Merkel to hold summit on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and terrorism

Trump and Merkel to hold summit on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and terrorism

A spokesperson told reporters that Trump had called her to explain the severity of the blizzards in the forecast and advised her to postpone the trip. The two also differ on immigration policies - she slammed his ban on citizens from mainly-Muslim countries, while he criticised as "catastrophic" her liberal refugee stance that led more than a million asylum-seekers into Germany. Read More

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Derby move quickly to confirm Gary Rowett appointment

Derby move quickly to confirm Gary Rowett appointment

McLaren is the last England manager to fail to qualify for a tournament, losing his job after 18 months in 2007 after missing out on the 2008 European Championship. Gary, of course, played for us for three years during his playing career, lives in Derby and is passionate about our football club. Players should wear the shirt with pride and share, espouse and exude the qualities and values we believe are important to the club, its supporters and the community. Read More

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Business gives energy plan pass mark but governance concerns remain

Scientist struggles to walk through 177kmh winds When a 177kmh wind is blasting outside most people tend to seek shelter, but not the scientists at Mount Washington Observatory. ABC reports that the SA government will also double an incentive scheme for new gas supplies. "Going it alone created South Australia's problems and going it alone won't fix South Australia's problems", Mr Frydenberg said. Read More

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Somalia hit by deadly auto bomb

Somalia hit by deadly auto bomb

Al-Shabab poses a major challenge to Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who has vowed to make security a priority in this Horn of Africa country as the fragile central government seeks to expand its control outside key areas like the capital. Read More

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Nor'easter expected to hit DE, bringing heavy snow, flooding

Nor'easter expected to hit DE, bringing heavy snow, flooding

Last week, Sacramento had its first 70-degree days of 2017 and there's a chance that the first 80-degree day could occur on Tuesday . New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. A slight chance of rain and snow is possible beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday and shifting to snow at 2 a.m. Sunday . Snow will begin sometime after 5 a.m. Read More

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China industrial output expands 6.3% for Jan-Feb

China industrial output expands 6.3% for Jan-Feb

National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Vice Chairman Ning Jizhe gave the approximations, which were in line with expectations for official data set to be issued on Tuesday, on the sidelines of China's annual parliament session. Property investment climbed 8.9 per cent in the same period, accelerating by 2 percentage points from a year ago, while floor space sold jumped 25.1 per cent year-on-year from January to February. Read More

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Preet Bharara Likens Getting Fired to Shutdown of Anti-Corruption Commission

Preet Bharara Likens Getting Fired to Shutdown of Anti-Corruption Commission

About an hour after the New York Times reported that he does not intend to step down after being asked for his resignation yesterday, along with almost four dozen federal prosecutors, Bharara tweeted at 2:29 pm - "I did not resign. During his appearance on ABC's "This Week", Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, said he found it suspicious how in November President Donald Trump summoned Bharara to Trump Tower to discuss his future in the new administration and ... Read More

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