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  • German Chancellor's Center-right Party Wins State Election

    German Chancellor's Center-right Party Wins State Election

    Schulz, a former European Parliament president but a newcomer to national politics, has boosted his party's long-moribund poll ratings and injected it with new self-confidence. "And Sunday proved that". Merkel's CDU came in first place with around 40 percent of the vote, while the SPD trailed in second place with just over 29 percent.

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  • Virginia's Freedom Caucus members respond to Trump threat

    Virginia's Freedom Caucus members respond to Trump threat

    GEOFF BENNETT, BYLINE: The House Freedom Caucus is resurgent. President Donald Trump called out House lawmakers today on Twitter. "I don't know what he is being advised". Republicans were most likely to blame Congress. Sanford told McClatchy that he thinks the series of tweets send contradictory messages that may ultimately prove unproductive both with bipartisan outreach and with outreach among different GOP factions .

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  • United Kingdom sets out plan to replace European Union laws

    United Kingdom sets out plan to replace European Union laws

    British business leaders are also increasingly alarmed about a "cliff edge" scenario in which Britain leaves the European bloc with no deal. While the global political situation is different, the negotiations promise to be even trickier: with far more European Union members involved and more complex and interdependent economies.

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  • UN chief in Iraq backs fight against Islamic State group

    The fight to take back Mosul began in October, backed by the USA -led worldwide coalition. Earlier this week, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that over 286,000 Iraqis were displaced due to the ongoing military operation to liberate Iraq's second largest city Mosul from jihadists.

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  • Putin ready to continue dialogue with Dutch prime minister

    Putin ready to continue dialogue with Dutch prime minister

    French President Francois Hollande called Rutte's win a " clear victory against extremism". After voting, Rutte cautioned that if Wilders' party came first then the "rest of the world would see that after Brexit, after the American elections , again the wrong sort of populism has won the day".

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  • Nearly 4800 civilians killed in Yemen conflict

    Nearly 4800 civilians killed in Yemen conflict

    Human Rights Watch has documented 62 apparently unlawful coalition airstrikes, some of which may amount to war crimes, that have killed almost 900 civilians, and documented seven indiscriminate attacks by Houthi-Saleh forces in Aden and Taizz that killed 139 people, including at least eight children.

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  • A setback for privacy on the internet

    A setback for privacy on the internet

    The FCC regulations, which were enacted in October 2016 and set to go into effect on December 4, 2017, would require internet service providers to obtain permission from customers before their personal web history could be shared. The bill was probably the result of telecom-company lobbying that also opposes "open internet" regulations, which do not allow broadband companies to provide faster access to one website than to another.

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  • Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women's team

    They also received support from 14 US senators, including Elizabeth Warren, Dianne Feinstein, Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, who called on USA Hockey to treat the women's team fairly. The players were informed Thursday that the USA Hockey executive committee had rejected that original agreement, the person with knowledge of the talks said.

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  • Cyclone Debbie on collision course with CQ towns: BOM

    Cyclone Debbie on collision course with CQ towns: BOM

    Bowen State Emergency Service controller David Thicker said they had about 20 volunteers and a large number of police officers going door-to-door in the areas being evacuated to warn residents as early as possible. More than 800 power workers were also ready to go in north Queensland and a further 200 were on the way. TLDMG and Townsville Mayor Cr Jenny Hill urged residents to make arrangements to be home and safely sheltered early.

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  • At Least 230 Iraqi Civilians Killed by US-Led Coalition Strike

    At Least 230 Iraqi Civilians Killed by US-Led Coalition Strike

    This led the coalition to target the buildings. "There is a website that DOD, the Department of Defense, maintains that actually aggregates any of these claims and follows through on them, which means it puts out a report about the incident - whether it's credible, whether it's not, what happened, what steps are taken - going to be taken to address any civilian casualties and also amend it going forward", he concluded.

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  • Pak keen to settle disputes through dialogues with India

    Pak keen to settle disputes through dialogues with India

    Pakistan on its national day on Thursday upped its Kashmir rhetoric with its High Commissioner in Delhi Abdul Basit commenting on the aspirations of the denizens of the Valley. Kashmiri resistance groups in Jammu and Kashmir have been fighting against Indian rule for independence, or for unification with neighboring Pakistan.

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  • French presidential candidates face off in first TV debate

    When she talked about a rise in radical Islam and said Mr Macron was in favour of the burkini, which is worn by some Muslim women, he replied: "You are failing voters by twisting the truth". Among her foreign policy objectives Le Pen has called for closer cooperation in Syria with President Bashar al-Assad and a rapprochement with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

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  • More immigrants head across U.S. border to Canada

    More immigrants head across U.S. border to Canada

    Citizens of Canada are just as concerned as Americans about illegal border crossings, a new survey reveals. Forty-six percent said they opposed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of increased numbers of undocumented immigrants crossing into Canada through the US, while only 37 percent supported his decision and 17 percent did not state an opinion.

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  • No evidence of Trump wiretapping, Federal Bureau of Investigation head confirms

    Comey will appear before the House Intelligence Committee at a hearing probing Russia's interference in the 2016 election campaign. The FBI director told lawmakers from the outset that because their Russian Federation probe is an open, ongoing investigation and the hearing was held in an open setting he "cannot say more about what we are doing and whose conduct we are examining".

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  • Trump paid $38 million in taxes in 2005: White House

    Just like Maddow held up the tax forms at the top of her show on Tuesday night, Colbert announced Wednesday that he had something significant of his own: a joke. Donald Trump's tax returns would be big news for many. But by the time the segment aired on The Rachel Maddow Show, viewers were disappointed that Maddow only had a sliver of the President's financial information - and no scandal to report on.

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  • Israel threatens to destroy Syria's air defences

    This account was promptly disputed by the Israelis, who claimed that none of their planes were damaged. The secretary general of Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, says Western powers are drawing on Takfiri terrorists in order to carry out their schemes in conflict-ridden Syria.

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  • English Premier League Preview: Misfiring Manchester City host Liverpool

    English Premier League Preview: Misfiring Manchester City host Liverpool

    But this evening, we're very happy. Guardiola said beforehand that attack was the best way to defend their 5-3 advantage, but they did precious little of it in the first half. "Maybe the team that wins the triple will still make changes", Guardiola said. "When you are going to play the "eighth-finals" of the Champions League in Monaco, just the desire to be in the quarter-finals will put our little exhausted situation away".

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  • Hindutva poster boy Yogi Adityanath is new UP CM

    Hindutva poster boy Yogi Adityanath is new UP CM

    Various media reports have suggested that Yogi Adityanath was all set to be announced by the BJP as the state's next chief minister. A five-time MP from the BJP, Adityanath is a popular leader known for his fiery Hindu rhetoric who has stirred controversies over his polarising and inflammatory speeches against Muslims - who form almost 20 percent of the state's population.

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  • Kushner family to make $400M from real estate deal with Chinese firm

    Riverside Plaza in Chicago, according to a report on Monday from. It would value the 41-story tower at $2.85 billion, the most ever for a single building in wealthy Manhattan. Unfortunately, for Kushner the global financial crisis followed soon after, almost sinking his business, forcing him to sell off much of his stake in the building to another developer.

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  • Netherlands batter Israel in 12-2 World Baseball Classic win

    Netherlands batter Israel in 12-2 World Baseball Classic win

    A win for Israel would nearly lock up a spot in the tournament semifinals in Los Angeles, while a loss for the Netherlands would put the Dutch on the verge of elimination. A huge achievement for Team Israel that has almost no Israelis. "We are a great hitting team and we believe in ourselves and that's what you saw tonight - 15 hits", Balentien said.

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  • Turkey bans Dutch ambassador as diplomatic crisis deepens

    Stand by the Netherlands as you like. Protests broke out in Rotterdam and in front of Dutch diplomatic missions in Turkey on Saturday after the Netherlands barred a plane carrying Turkey's foreign minister from landing to stop him from addressing a political rally in the port city.

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