• French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote
French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

He said more than 50,000 police, gendarmes and soldiers will be deployed in France and its overseas territories on Sunday and for the decisive second-round vote on May 7. This would be the biggest shock for financial markets, with two populist, anti-EU candidates, to the far-left and far-right of the French political spectrum.

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  • Tiger Woods is coming to Branson
Tiger Woods is coming to Branson

Woods' last round of competitive golf was on February 2 when he fired a 77 in the first round in Dubai. Much as with his other designs, Woods will also develop a nine-hole short course on property at the Big Cedar Lodge resort that will be geared toward novice golfers and children.

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  • US Sen. Elizabeth Warren launches book tour
US Sen. Elizabeth Warren launches book tour

America Rising PAC rolled out "The Elizabeth Warren Initiative" with the stated goals of making "Warren's life hard during her 2018 Senate re-election contest" and "to damage her 2020 prospects". The group plans to send operatives with video cameras to track Warren's public appearances, launch Freedom of Information Act requests to dig up recor...

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  • Trump's Susan Rice allegation 'beneath dignity of that office': Former Obama advisor
Trump's Susan Rice allegation 'beneath dignity of that office': Former Obama advisor

If an official reviewing the report wants to know the identity, the official can request that the agency that collected the information "unmask" the name. Congress also needs to determine why Rice made the requests, who else viewed the material, and why Rice found it was appropriate to disseminate the unmasked intelligence to other members of th...

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  • U.S. 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants
U.S. 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants

USA forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with "the mother of all bombs", the largest non-nuclear weapon every used in combat by the us military, Pentagon officials said. US General John Nicholson, Nato commander in Afghanistan, said: "This is the right weapon for the right target". It came ...

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  • Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'
Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'

In an interview with the BBC on Monday, Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol said, "We'll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis". Measuring 150 miles long, it became the de facto border that separates North and South Korea following the end of the Korean War in 1953. After a two-month policy review, officials s...

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  • Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'
Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

Despite those measures, "most analysts agree that U.S. and multilateral sanctions have not prevented North Korea from advancing its fledgling nuclear weapons capability", said a report previous year from the U.S. Bruce Bennett, a senior defense analyst at the think tank RAND Corporation, said he thinks the missiles were not the kind that could reac...

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  • Portugal plane crash: Five dead in Tires near Lisbon
Portugal plane crash: Five dead in Tires near Lisbon

All four crew members were killed in the crash, as well as one man on the ground. Portuguese media say the victims were the pilot, three passengers and a lorry driver, whose vehicle was hit.Three of the dead were French citizens and one Swiss, reports say .

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  • Liberals blast NDP's promise of yearly $400 renter's rebate in BC
Liberals blast NDP's promise of yearly $400 renter's rebate in BC

It promises to pay for the new spending by raising large corporate income tax by one per cent, imposing an "empty housing speculation tax" and reinstating a two-per cent income tax increase on high-income earners removed by the BC Liberal government in 2015.

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  • UN strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch
UN strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

The missile test ended in failure when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the sea, a senior U.S. defense official said. "The missile reached an altitude of 189 kilometers, well into outer space". In February the North simultaneously fired four ballistic missiles off its east coast, three of which fell close to Japan. U.S. Secretary...

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  • Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses
Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses

The group says it is starting a probe into the cause of the attack, and said it is ready to cooperate with an global investigation to determine who carried it out. At least 39 people are dead after a auto bomb exploded near a convoy carrying evacuees from besieged areas of Syria, human rights groups and Syrian media report.

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  • British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem
British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem

The British Foreign Office in London said in a statement: "We can confirm the tragic death of a British national in Jerusalem ". The University of Birmingham student was studying in Israel as part of an exchange program. An off-duty police officer pulled the emergency brake and tried to intervene after the man took a knife from a bag and stabbed...

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  • Oxford wins boat race after WWII bomb removed from Thames
Oxford wins boat race after WWII bomb removed from Thames

The pre-race omens didn't bode well for Cambridge, with cox Hugo Ramambason asking the umpires to delay the start until conditions on an increasingly choppy Thames began to settle. The latest victory was the 12th Bowden has overseen in 14 years, but was only secured after his crew had struggled to gel throughout the race's build-up.

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  • Putin meets Tillerson as tensions rise over Syria
Putin meets Tillerson as tensions rise over Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after complaining of worsening ties with Donald Trump's administration as the two sides spar over Syria. FILE - U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a statement about missile strikes on a Syrian airbase, at his Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Fla., April 6, ...

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  • Russian Federation on 'wrong side' of Syria argument, Theresa May says
Russian Federation on 'wrong side' of Syria argument, Theresa May says

Assad said his army "gave up" all chemical weapons and that the alleged attack was "100 percent fabrication" in an interview with Agence France-Presse on Wednesday. The embattled leader, whose country has been ravaged by six years of war, said his firepower had not been affected by the attack ordered by US President Donald Trump, but acknowledged...

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  • ISIS now controls less than 7 percent of country: Iraq army
ISIS now controls less than 7 percent of country: Iraq army

Special anti-terror forces of Iraq have completely liberated the Matahin district in the western part of Mosul from Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh, outlawed in Russia) militants, Lt. "The biggest challenge they face is the civilians". However, Rasool asserted that the United States and other Western countries have provided airstrikes, intelligenc...

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  • Putin says expects 'fake' gas attacks to discredit Syria's Assad
Putin says expects 'fake' gas attacks to discredit Syria's Assad

As his administration used US intelligence to pressure Moscow over its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, Russian President Vladimir Putin parroted back Trump's doubts about the reliability of USA spy agencies. According to a statement issued by Russia's Foreign Ministry, Lavrov said U.S. statements that the Syrian government used chemic...

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  • South African president accuses protesters of racism
South African president accuses protesters of racism

It is clear that some of our white compatriots regard black people as being lesser human beings or sub-human, ' he said. But Zuma will be at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown attending his 75th birthday rally, organised by the ANC. For now, however, it looks as if Zuma may succeed in entrenching his sleaze-tinged power structure in what was once t...

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  • Chief Keef arrested in Miami, and his mugshot is the best ever
Chief Keef arrested in Miami, and his mugshot is the best ever

Police said the driver of the Altima, Jamil Perkins, 25, was seen shoving a bag of suspected marijuana and a baby bottle with a syrupy liquid under his seat by the door, adding that passenger Devante Reeves, 22, tried to dispose of marijuana out of a small bag as he opened the auto door.

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  • Divorced through triple talaq, Muslim woman kills self in Uttar Pradesh
Divorced through triple talaq, Muslim woman kills self in Uttar Pradesh

This, in turn, the government contended, "impacts her status, her choices, her conduct and her right to a life with dignity". Sources said the Chief Minister told them that his government will present to the court the views of Muslim women on the triple talaq .

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  • First major reshuffle of Yogi government, 20 IAS officers transferred
First major reshuffle of Yogi government, 20 IAS officers transferred

Replying to former CM Akhilesh Yadav's statement that there is nothing new in providing power during Navratri and Ramnavami, and that the decision to provide 18 hours electricity to villages, 20 hours to tehsils and Bundelkhand region, and 24 hours for district headquarters was already taken by his government, Sharma said that earlier the roster sy...

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  • AG Sessions Pledges 'New Era' of Stiffer Penalties for Some Illegal Immigrants
AG Sessions Pledges 'New Era' of Stiffer Penalties for Some Illegal Immigrants

The Wall Street Journal's transcript of the speech included a slightly different version of the above line, saying: "it is here on this very sliver of land where we take our stand against this filth ." . Marijuana arrests also have dropped in the area by about 28 percent, from 1 million pounds in 2012 to 728,000 a year ago. In 2007, however, ...

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  • Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea
Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea

Speaking after the two-day summit at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also said that Xi had agreed to increased cooperation in reining in North Korea's missile and nuclear programs - though he did not offer any new formula for cracking Pyongyang's defiant attitude.

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  • Syrian president's office describes US strikes as 'reckless, irresponsible behavior'
Syrian president's office describes US strikes as 'reckless, irresponsible behavior'

A rebel commander in Homs said that the missile strike was positively received among rebel factions in the province, Xinhua news agency reported. In a separate report on the strikes, SANA claimed that the USA -led coalition had committed "dozens of massacres against the Syrians" which had left "dozens of civilians dead or injured".

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  • Trump and May hope to persuade Russian Federation to drop Assad support
Trump and May hope to persuade Russian Federation to drop Assad support

Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said the United States was willing to take more action against Assad, while White House officials cautioned that the strikes did not signal a broader shift in USA policy. Tillerson had faced questions about whether he understood that his new position meant he was now the face of the United Sta...

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  • Three dead, one injured after California elementary school shooting
Three dead, one injured after California elementary school shooting

His wife of just a few months, 53-year-old Karen Elaine Smith, was killed. Anderson and Smith were found dead in a special needs classroom that serves the first through fourth grades, Burguan said. San Bernardino is also the site of a December 2015 mass shooting in which a couple killed 14 and wounded 21 others at a social services facility.

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  • Malala Yousafzai becomes youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace
Malala Yousafzai becomes youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace

In 2012 Ms Yousafzai was almost killed by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' rights to education. If you do not stand up, change will not come. "If you want to see your future bright, you have to start working now and not wait for anyone else", Malala said.

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  • Swedish authorities say truck attack suspect held
Swedish authorities say truck attack suspect held

Police now say one British person, two Belgians and two Swedes were killed in the attack in a busy shopping district of the Swedish capital. In addition to the four killed, 15 people were injured, four of them critically, Stockholm County Council said earlier .

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  • Impeachment of Alabama Governor Bentley Allowed to Proceed
Impeachment of Alabama Governor Bentley Allowed to Proceed

Bentley vowed again he won't resign even as his political troubles mounted an. Bentley vowed again he won't resign even. Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin has granted Gov. Bentley, a Republican, has been battling impeachment efforts over the a year ago related to political fallout from his relationship with a former aide.

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  • Negotiator denies United Kingdom is blackmailing European Union on security
Negotiator denies United Kingdom is blackmailing European Union on security

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Mr Tusk and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said the United Kingdom would remain a "close and committed ally". will mean that as we seek a comprehensive new economic partnership with the EU, our allies will know that we start from a position where we have the same standards and rules".

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  • Tillerson: Russian response to strikes disappointing, unsurprising
Tillerson: Russian response to strikes disappointing, unsurprising

President Trump last week ordered the USA military to conduct airstrikes on the Syrian airfield believed to have launched a chemical weapons attack that killed at least 70 civilians. Earlier on Friday, the United States targeted the Shayrat air base in Homs with almost 60 Tomahawk missiles, killing six Syrian soldiers and nine civilians, including ...

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  • Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked
Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked

The sirens sounded off from around 11:42 p.m. Friday night and were shut down at 1:17 a.m. Saturday morning, completing around 15 cycles of a 90-second emergency warning. In order to get the sirens to stop, the city had to disconnect the system, which had been triggered to activate the sirens over 60 times. They won't know the health of the sirens ...

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  • USA special operations soldier killed in Afghanistan
USA special operations soldier killed in Afghanistan

A member of the USA special forces has been killed while taking part in an operation against Islamic State in Afghanistan . Those operations are sometimes carried out in conjunction with Afghan forces. Salvin said in the tweet that more information would be released "as appropriate". The Taliban, the insurgent group that has fought the United St...

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  • Philippines struck by 5.7 magnitude quake
Philippines struck by 5.7 magnitude quake

Landslides have been reported falliing from Mount Maculot, close to the where the quakes hit in Batangas . The Taal Polymedic Hospital and Medical Center was evacuated. Intesity V was felt in Batangas City, Santo Tomas and Lemery in Batangas City and in Tagaytay City. Makati City, Pasay City, Quezon City, Muntinlupa City, Malabon City, and B...

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  • Kushner omits contacts with Russian officials in application for security clearance
Kushner omits contacts with Russian officials in application for security clearance

An administration official played down Bannon's removal, saying he was only on the council to "babysit" Flynn. Some even said they were done with Trump . Kushner, the president's son-in-law, is now apparently in charge of Middle East peace, fighting opioid addiction , criminal justice reform, China diplomacy , and innovation.

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