• New Leader Of Le Pen's Party Accused Of Gas Chamber Denial
New Leader Of Le Pen's Party Accused Of Gas Chamber Denial

During Le Pen's unannounced visit to the factory, where she had been met with enthusiasm, she accused Macron of protecting the interests of oligarchs. Many had feared another anti-establishment shock to follow Britain's "Brexit" vote and Donald Trump's election as USA president. Le Pen's National Front party, from which she distanced herself Mo...

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  • Buffett cuts stake in IBM and shares slide
Buffett cuts stake in IBM and shares slide

The scandal has spurred millions of dollars in fines and legal costs and dented Wells Fargo's standing as one of the country's best run banks. Buffett, who had backed Hillary Clinton in last year's U.S. The main focus of the meeting is the question-and-answer session, during which the 86-year-old billionaire and his 93-year-old partner, Charlie M...

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  • Trainer Todd Pletcher will tie record of most horses in Derby
Trainer Todd Pletcher will tie record of most horses in Derby

Trainer Graham Motion insisted he was unperturbed by Irish War Cry's 17th post - no horse has won the Derby from that slot. Classic Empire trains on track prior to the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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  • House Republicans Gear Up for Possible Health Care Vote This Week
House Republicans Gear Up for Possible Health Care Vote This Week

Freedom Caucus members largely defeated the original bill but several moderate Republicans also opposed the AHCA. In North Carolina, for example, an insurer could claim to satisfy that goal simply by returning to a market where many consumers have just one choice of insurance company.

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  • US talk about Koreas draws China silence, dispute from Seoul
US talk about Koreas draws China silence, dispute from Seoul

It also confirmed the start of full-scale deployment. It is unclear whether North Korea will launch a preemptive attack against the United States or its allies, but USA officials are reaching an "inflection point" in which North Korea can carry through on repeated threats to do so, the admiral said.

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  • Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy
Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy

After speaking by telephone with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts a day earlier, Trump announced that the North American Free Trade Agreement would instead be renegotiated. In Wisconsin last week, Trump called Canada's dairy pricing scheme "another typical one-sided deal against the U.S". He has a global reputation for scholarship in worldwi...

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  • North Korea's Kim Jong-Un must come to 'his senses': USA admiral
North Korea's Kim Jong-Un must come to 'his senses': USA admiral

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a special meeting of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on North Korea today to muster support for the effort to stop Pyongyang's nuclear missile programme. "So US officials should know this clearly and feel responsible, not play with their beaks thoughtlessly", the newspaper said. "A conflic...

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  • Fact check: Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship
Fact check: Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

Trump said , after ordering a Bannon-Kushner truce late last week. A published report says the Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained a court order to monitor communications of an adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump last summer. "You have to remember he was not involved in my campaign until very late". Since August, Bannon has been an entren...

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  • Republican Ron Estes Wins Congressional Seat in Contested Race
Republican Ron Estes Wins Congressional Seat in Contested Race

After weeks of ignoring the surging Democratic enthusiasm in the district, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Monday gave Thompson a last-minute boost, making live calls to voters on his behalf. One Republican House member who was granted anonymity to speak candidly on the special election told CNN that the outcome should be vie...

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  • France's far-right reaches across spectrum as runoff looms
France's far-right reaches across spectrum as runoff looms

The absence in the runoff of candidates from either the mainstream left Socialists or the right-wing Republicans party - the two main groups that have governed post-war France - also marked a seismic shift in the French political landscape.

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  • UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election
UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Inside Parliament, opposition members of the House accused the Prime Minister of political opportunism. A two-thirds majority of MPs must agree to a move that will shorten the lifespan of a parliament. The early general election will not change the two-year departure timetable, but has opened up a new episode of bickering over the measure, which ha...

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  • Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'
Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

Theresa May last night presented the country with a choice between "five more years of stabilty" or the "chaos" of a Labour-led coalition, as she fired the starting gun on the Conservative election campaign. "We will not let the elite extract wealth from the pockets of ordinary working people any longer". When asked in an ITV television intervi...

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  • Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'
Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'

The AHCA largely drew on the pro-insurance company underpinnings of Obamacare, further shoring up the for-profit private insurers while cutting costs for the government and corporations. This provision has always been a sticking point with insurers, who have maintained that too many customers who made a change during the special enrollment period w...

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  • Easter, time to renew one's life
Easter, time to renew one's life

Recognising the celebrations, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak took to Twitter today to wish Christians in the country a "Happy Easter ". Of course, I am speaking of Christmas and Easter . It's the message of Easter that resonates with me and reminds me over and over again why Easter is one of those holidays that is special...

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  • Opposition to challenge votes on expanding Erdogan's powers
Opposition to challenge votes on expanding Erdogan's powers

In a major disappointment for the president, the "No" vote was just ahead in his hometown of Istanbul and in the capital Ankara and clearly ahead in the third city of Izmir. Opposition parties claim a win for the Yes side was called before all ballots had been counted. Erdogan's victory sets in motion a transformation of Turkish politics, replaci...

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  • Johnson's drive at buzzer lifts Jazz over Clippers in Game 1
Johnson's drive at buzzer lifts Jazz over Clippers in Game 1

Favors, who missed the last two regular-season meetings between the Jazz and Clippers, finished with 15 points, six rebounds, two assists and, presumably, a host of kudos from his Utah teammates in the locker room. He'll likely land on an all-NBA team for the first time. He got the ball all 10 times. Utah comes into the postseason pretty strong a...

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  • Trump talked missile strike with Xi over chocolate cake
Trump talked missile strike with Xi over chocolate cake

During an interview with Fox Business which aired Wednesday morning, President Trump once again responded to the flattering attention of a television correspondent by running his mouth, further confirming the disintegration of the United States as a global authority.

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  • Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismisses chemical attack as '100% fabrication'
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismisses chemical attack as '100% fabrication'

Syrian dictator Bashar Assad claims he didn't use chemical weapon against his own people, and adds that any reports claiming that he did are fake news. "I would say the level of trust (between Russian Federation and the US) is at a workable level, especially in the military dimension, but it hasn't improved".

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  • Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria attack, China abstains
Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria attack, China abstains

Beyond Syria, Russia's alleged meddling in the USA presidential election also hovered over what was the first face-to-face encounter between Mr Putin and any Trump administration Cabinet member. The U.S. and its partners have accused Damascus of being responsible for the deaths in Khan Sheikhoun. Putin himself said earlier Wednesday that trust be...

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  • North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified
North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

Xi. Although the U.S. State Department said before the meeting that Washington had "moved on" from the Taiwan issue, Lin said it was too early to tell what the outcome of the meeting between Trump and Xi would be. Rather than targeting Chinese exports through punitive actions, the aim of the plan proposed during the meeting appears to be incr...

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  • Trump discusses Syria, North Korea with Japanese prime minister
Trump discusses Syria, North Korea with Japanese prime minister

After his first encounter with the man leading the nation he once criticized as a menace, President Trump was full of praise. It was the first direct American assault on the government of President Bashar al-Assad since the outbreak of the war - an assault that could shape the future of the conflict and will certainly shape the summit.

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  • 'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade
'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade

Earlier this year, China called on both North Korea and the U.S. to tone down tension on the Korean peninsula - North Korea by suspending its nuclear weapons programme and the USA by stopping military exercises with South Korea that inflame Pyongyang.

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  • Trump, Xi Showdown Fails To Materialize At Mar-A-Lago
Trump, Xi Showdown Fails To Materialize At Mar-A-Lago

The White House said Trump also stressed to Xi the importance of creating "reciprocal market access" that did not disadvantage American workers. Although Trump during the presidential election campaign had pledged to label China a currency manipulator on the first day of his administration, he has refrained from doing so.

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  • Rubio: Kim Jong Un 'Probably Worried' After Syrian Strike
Rubio: Kim Jong Un 'Probably Worried' After Syrian Strike

The latest two resolutions (Resolutions 2270 and 2321), adopted past year in response to North Korea's fourth and fifth nuclear tests, represent the strongest-ever sanctions by the Security Council. But in order for that to happen, North Korea's posture has to change before there's any basis for dialogue or discussions, ' Tillerson added. North K...

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  • Minnesota leaders call on Trump to consult Congress on Syria
Minnesota leaders call on Trump to consult Congress on Syria

It was the ghastly images of men and women gasping for breath, small children foaming at the mouth and in agony, which President Donald Trump saw two days before he OK the launch of missile on attack Syria . Administration officials are signaling that the missile strike was a one-time response to the gas attack that killed dozens of civilians, inc...

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