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Guo had previously said he would provide details during the interview about Chinese leaders. He levelled his allegations against Chinese authorities after China's foreign ministry confirmed that Interpol issued a "red notice" - a request to locate and provisionally arrest an individual pending extradition - for Guo.
  • French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

    French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

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    Police set off tear gas to disperse them. Another poll , conducted by BVA, showed Macron taking 24 percent of the vote in the first round, one point more than Le Pen, with Fillon and Melenchon tied on 19 percent. The election race for a successor to the deeply unpopular Francois Hollande has become increasingly tense as the gap between the leading candidates shrinks.
  • Asia stocks slip, dollar surrenders gains amid N. Korea tensions

    Asia stocks slip, dollar surrenders gains amid N. Korea tensions

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    Vice President Mike Pence's departure from South Korea for Japan and an expected turn to trade issues. Many markets were closed for public holidays. "For dollar/yen, the main focus will be on what kind of pressure the United States could apply on Japan as basically USA trade policy is linked with a policy for a weaker dollar", said Junichi Ishikawa, senior forex strategist at IG Securities in Tokyo.
  • 'No doubt' Syria behind chemical attack: Pentagon chief

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    He said Russian Federation hopes the USA can give constructive response to this suggestion. Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of State, and Sergey Lavrov , the Russian foreign minister, announced they would restore a military hotline created to avoid their forces clashing in Syria and would both support a United Nations investigation into last week's poison gas attack.
  • Pres. Trump says US, Russia 'not getting along'

    Pres. Trump says US, Russia 'not getting along'

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    In his interview, Putin doubled down on Russia's support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, repeating denials that Assad's government was to blame for the gas attack last week and adding a new theory that the attack may have been faked by Assad's enemies.
  • United Kingdom parliament approves June 8 general election

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    British elections are fixed in law but can be changed with a two-thirds majority in the Commons - a threshold easily passed during Wednesday's vote. Well if her very first campaign visit is anything to go by, David Cameron and George Osborne's "long-term economic plan" mantra will be replaced by the phrase "strong and stable".
  • Politics stoke record sales of Ivanka's brand

    Politics stoke record sales of Ivanka's brand

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    Donald Trump's White House has created a minefield of ethics concerns, according to critics, and the president and his top officials represent one of the wealthiest cabinets in history, with business empires spanning the globe . Although she has placed her financial stake in her $50 million fashion brand in a trust, according to Trump's financial disclosure forms, that trust is overseen by Josh Kushner, her husband's brother, and his sister Nicole Meyer.
  • Tillerson jabs at Russian Federation over Syria's chemical weapons use

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    He challenged Russian Federation publicly in a way Trump appeared scrupulously to avoid and said of Assad early Thursday: "It would seem that there would be no role for him to govern the Syrian people ". "Terrorists must not be allowed to use such weapons to accuse others and pave the way for actions that are contrary to global law", said Rouhani. Meanwhile, Syrian state media reported that Russian Federation and Iran are drawing red lines after the US strike.
  • Washington Wizards: 3 Keys to Victory in Game 2

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    Millsap scored 19 points, but he could not guard Morris and was very frustrated when Morris guarded him effectively and Millsap could only get two rebounds during the game and had plus/minus -19 which means that his team was outscored by 19 when he was on the floor.
  • Palestinian hunger strikers' leader in solitary confinement

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    In a statement, the Israeli Foreign Ministry refused to consider Barghouti and his comrades partaking in the hunger strike as "political prisoners", noting that "they were murderers and saboteurs"- the statement clearly stated that they were tried and convicted, according to the law.
  • Toll reaches almost four a day in BC's overdose crisis: coroner

    Toll reaches almost four a day in BC's overdose crisis: coroner

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    After a slight drop in illicit drug deaths in February, the number of suspected overdose deaths ramped back up in March. That's the seventh-highest total in BC. Lapointe says while harm reduction measures are reversing thousands of overdoses, long-term measures to stem the tide must include education at an early age and evidence-based treatment.
  • Polling equipment stolen before Georgia special election

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    The polls are already open for Tuesday's special election to replace Sec. The secretary of state's office has reconfigured the coding to make the stolen units unusable, according to spokeswoman Candice Boce. Kemp's statement also said that he was "confident that the results will not be compromised". The incident took place just a few days before the high-stakes special election to fill a House seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price .