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It briefly paused close to the spot where PC Palmer was killed. The funeral will be the first engagement for the new Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, who was appointed in February and is due to start her new job on Monday. he joined the Metropolitan police to make a difference and he made London safer". He said: "The funeral procession is a good gesture". Officers bowed their heads as the Last Post sounded from the cathedral.
  • Senior U.S. official: Russia knew in advance of Syrian chemical attack

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    U.S. President Donald Trump's strikes against the Syrian government earned the support of the American people and improved views of Trump (albeit only slightly), according to a new poll. However, the foreign ministers will talk about Libya. "I would prevent Bashar Assad from flying from his airfields if he doesn't renounce the use of these weapons", the former American airman said.
  • US military takes extra precautions in Syria

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    The strike-Trump's biggest military decision since taking office-marked a dramatic escalation in American involvement in Syria's six-year civil war. The Syrian government, he added, has lost the ability to refuel or rearm aircraft at Shayrat airfield and at this point, use of the runway is of idle military interest.
  • 'Harry Potter' Triumphs With Magical Sweep at Olivier Awards

    'Harry Potter' Triumphs With Magical Sweep at Olivier Awards

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    The stage follow-up to the world-famous wizard book saga picked up prizes including best new play , and best actor for Jamie Parker , who stars as Harry. Piper beat Glenda Jackson for her performance as King Lear , which saw her nominated for her first Oliver since 1984, The Glass Menagerie's Cherry Jones and Hedda Gabler's Ruth Wilson .
  • German Bund Yields Hit One-Month Low on French Election Jitters

    German Bund Yields Hit One-Month Low on French Election Jitters

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    Le Pen believed that her qualifying in the presidential run-off was "essential to be able to bring to the French the fundamental choice between patriotism and globalism". This debate is key as some candidates have said that they won't attend the final debate on April 20th, as it is too close to the election. The chances of the Socialist Party's candidate, Benoit Hamon, of winning the first round are very slim after the failure of the Hollande administration to maintain security and to ...
  • North Korea calls US bombing of Syria 'unacceptable'

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    Trump and China's Xi held a summit meeting in Florida last week, where Trump pressed his counterpart to do more to curb North Korea's nuclear program. The White House said Trump also stressed to Xi the importance of creating "reciprocal market access" that did not disadvantage American workers. Trump said an "outstanding" relationship was developing, and that "goodwill and friendship were formed, but only time will tell on trade".
  • Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

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    He said that a higher council for fighting terrorism and extremism will also be established. Hundreds of demonstrators were killed and thousands jailed when Sissi seized power from a broadly Islamist government. "As the Islamic State is squeezed in Iraq and Syria it often conducts spectacular attacks elsewhere in an attempt to regain the narrative, boost morale and win recruits", said Jantzen Garnett, an expert on the jihadists with the Navanti Group analytics company.
  • Venezuela confirms young man killed during anti-Maduro protests

    Venezuela confirms young man killed during anti-Maduro protests

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    CARACAS, Venezuela-Around ten thousand Venezuelan opposition supporters marched in the capital on Saturday, as the galvanized opposition kept pressure on embattled President Nicolás Maduro as the country headed for long Easter holidays. "When the dictatorship squeals it's a sign we're advancing", Capriles said in a speech on Friday. Police, meanwhile, made social media posts of mugshots of protesters taken undercover and asked for information on the unidentified "generators of violence".
  • Shooting at California Elementary School, Several Injured

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    Burguan said the couple had been married briefly and had been separate for about a month or month and a half. One of the injured includes a teacher, San Bernardino City Schools Communications Officer Maria Garcia told ABC News. Moments later, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan clarified the situation in several tweets , adding that two adult victims had been found in a classroom and that at least two student victims were receiving treatment.
  • US Strike Force Heading Towards N. Korea Causing Anxiety Among Friends, Foes

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    The possibility of USA military action against North Korea in response to such tests gained traction after last week's strikes against Syria. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff says in a statement that the missile fired from the North's eastern coastal town of Sinpo on Wednesday morning flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles.) It gave no further details.
  • Jared Kushner and Stephen Bannon meet to smooth tensions

    Jared Kushner and Stephen Bannon meet to smooth tensions

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    While Steve Bannon was very close to Donald Trump prior to his inauguration and shortly thereafter, the distance between them now is becoming more obvious by the day. The tiresome buzz beneath President Donald Trump's meeting with the Chinese president, the bombing of Syria, and the Senate battle over Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has been from rumors of a West Wing shake-up.