• Israeli Cancels Family Visits to Palestinian Prisoners on Strike

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    He said Barghouti had been placed in solitary confinement because calling for the hunger strike was against prison rules. Furthermore, the Palestinian Detainees' Committee and the Palestinian Prisoner Society have reported that the prison authority in Galboa' Israeli prison has prevented the lawyers from visiting with hunger striking detainees.
  • UK lawmakers back Theresa May's call for June 8 election

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    Former Chancellor George Osborne has quit as an MP in the House of Commons to pursue his career as the new editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper. "It's what democracy needs and what the British people deserve". An early vote will also delay Brexit talks. And he said it would invest in the economy through a national investment bank.
  • Macron grips at lead, Le Pen hardens tone

    Macron grips at lead, Le Pen hardens tone

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    Le Pen, who, according to polls conducted in the past week is likely to move onto the second round, has argued that France must quit the euro, and has advocated a referendum on European Union membership, similar to the one that led to Brexit a year ago.
  • 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'

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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.
  • 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.
  • 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".
  • 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.