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Their request is unlikely to be approved by European lawmakers before the two-round presidential election. "It is not France", Le Pen said. The European Parliament has accused Le Pen of paying party staff working in France with European Union (EU) funds worth 340,000 euros (361,114 US dollars), after she claimed they were European parliamentary assistants.
  • Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

    Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

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    The German side were defeated 3-2 by the French club in the first leg of the quarter-final on Wednesday, 24 hours after the scheduled game had been postponed. "We knew that it would not be easy to focus on football". "Perhaps it also helped us to do something and distract ourselves with football for the 90 minutes".
  • U.S. 'mother of all bombs' killed 36 ISIS militants in Afghanistan

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    Yesterday, the U.S. military dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal on Afghanistan. An Islamic State (IS) activist from Kerala is believed to have been killed along with 36 IS militants when the U.S. He said Afghan forces were at the tunnel complex assessing the damage. The U.S. maintains over 8,000 troops in Afghanistan, training local forces and conducting counterterrorism operations.
  • Lawyer: Dragged passenger will need reconstructive surgery

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    Dr Dao's lawyers have filed an emergency court request for the airline to preserve evidence ahead of a hearing on Monday. It happened on Sunday, the same day a United passenger was violently dragged from a plane after refusing to give his seat to a staff member.
  • Bill O'Reilly in deepening scandal over sexual harrassment payouts

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    Another company, Lexus , said in a statement Monday, "We take our duties as a responsible advertiser seriously, and seek to partner with organizations who share our company culture and philosophy of respect for all people ". The e-commerce company Wayfair said that, due to the Times' report, it has no "future ad buys planned for the show at this time ". And as 11 advertisers have backed away from the show so far, it wouldn't be shocking to see other big-name brands stick with O'Reilly ...
  • The Xcerra Corporation (XCRA) Shares Bought by DIAM Co. Ltd.

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    Finally, TheStreet raised Xcerra Corp from a c rating to a b- rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st. DA Davidson lowered Xcerra Corp from a buy rating to a neutral rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $12.00 to $10.25 in a research note on Monday.
  • N. Korean official: Ready for war if Trump wants it

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    Trump played down suggestions that it was also intended as a warning to Pyongyang. South Korea's military has detected "no unusual activity so far", said Col. Trump has threatened that if Beijing isn't willing to do more to squeeze the North, the US might take the matter into its own hands. Han said: "We are comparing Trump's policy toward the DPRK with the former administrations and we have concluded that it's becoming more vicious and more aggressive".
  • United Kingdom urged to keep its cool over Gibraltar

    United Kingdom urged to keep its cool over Gibraltar

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    Gibraltar , British Overseas Territory in Spain's southernmost tip, could prove a sticking point in the UK's exit negotiations with the European Union . Britain, Spain and the European Union have found themselves in an escalating war of words over the United Kingdom territory of Gibraltar , a strategic peninsula attached to Spain's south coast.
  • Most want Trump to try to make ObamaCare work

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    When Republicans last pushed for a vote, Heritage Action CEO Michael A. Needham called it an "awful bill". Even a plurality of Democrats were shown to support making "significant changes" to the Affordable Care Act, with 47 percent responding they want to make "significant changes" to the law, compared to only 44 percent who want to keep it "in place as it is", and five percent who support "repeal and replace".
  • Lawyer: Passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses

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    David Dao held a press conference today, appearing to be laying out his case for a lawsuit against United. Dao had already been seated on overbooked United Flight 3411, when the airline personnel announced they had to find space for four members of a flight crew who were to fly out of Louisville on Monday.
  • What Are Analysts Opinions On MGM Resorts International (MGM)

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    Nomura reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $34.00 target price on shares of MGM Resorts International in a research report on Thursday, December 15th. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days.
  • Mourinho calls out United attackers for Anderlecht failure

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    The final Premier League games are scheduled for May 21, with the Europa League final, should United reach it, being played in Stockholm three days later. Albeit they did not travel with the squad to Belgium, Wayne Rooney and Ashley Young partook in full training, which mean they are in contention for a starting spot for the game on Sunday.