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Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who is leading France's military operations against Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq, announced his support for Macon on Friday in the Ouest-France newspaper. Macron, an independent centrist who created his own En Marche! Two weeks back, Macron was lagging behind far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. (In Motion!) previous year to prepare his independent presidential candidacy.
  • Dozens Killed in Mosul Airstrikes

    Dozens Killed in Mosul Airstrikes

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    An Iraqi Federal Police spokesman told Reuters on Saturday that operations to drive Islamic State out of western Mosul were halted because of the “high death toll among civilians inside the Old City.”. RT: ISIS is reportedly using this tactic when they go on the roof top of civilian buildings, they lure in the bombers, and then bombs destroy this civilian housing.
  • Tesco unlocks trolleys ahead of new £1 design rollout

    Tesco unlocks trolleys ahead of new £1 design rollout

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    Other supermarkets such as Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury's have all said that their trolleys would accept the new £1 coin the day it was introduced. The trolleys will be unlocked on a temporary basis as the company adopts to the new coin in circulation.
  • Congressman Tom Suozzi to Vote Against Republican Health Care Plan

    Congressman Tom Suozzi to Vote Against Republican Health Care Plan

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    But 2018 is another story. Republicans could choose to pass a budget that defunds Obamacare's cost-sharing subsidies, which help low-income people cover out-of-pocket and other medical costs. "Getting rid of the essential health benefits in a community-rated market would cause coverage for the sick to get even worse than it is under current law", he said.
  • Japan vice minister officially visits Taiwan

    Japan vice minister officially visits Taiwan

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    He was speaking at the opening ceremony of a tourism event showcasing Japan's smaller municipalities. The Japanese deputy minister emphasized that his visit focused on promoting tourism and culture, while he also thanked the Taiwanese public for its support after the Fukushima and the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes.
  • 4th Test, Day 2: Over to India's batsmen now in Dharamsala

    4th Test, Day 2: Over to India's batsmen now in Dharamsala

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    Earlier, it was being speculated that Indian skipper Virat Kohli might take over his Delhi teammate's record after he smashed double hundreds in four consecutive Test series but a total of 46 runs in three matches against Australia and after missing the last match in Dharamsala due to shoulder injury, the task became easy for Pujara to grab the record.
  • What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

    What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

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    President Trump called out the conservative Freedom Caucus in a Friday morning tweet that asserted a vote against the bill would be a vote for continuing to fund Planned Parenthood. Republicans say they're not out to gut consumer protections, but that without federal requirements many consumers could find plans with lower premiums.
  • Activists say IS evacuating Raqqa over dam fears

    Activists say IS evacuating Raqqa over dam fears

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    The Islamic State group ordered residents to evacuate the Syrian city of Raqqa on Sunday following reports that a dam contested by USA -backed forces upstream on the Euphrates River could collapse, activists reported. Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Raqqa is a "major objective" for the US -led coalition trying to quash IS extremists in Syria and Iraq. Le Drian spoke on CNEWS television Friday.
  • Pakistan to face West Indies in first T20 in Barbados

    Pakistan to face West Indies in first T20 in Barbados

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    Kamran's domestic record in the last three years, away from the worldwide team, speaks volumes about the batsman's revived run-scoring ability. Moreover, he also bagged three awards courtesy his glove work and batting performances in PSL2 - the man-of-the-tournament, the best batsman and the best wicketkeeper.
  • Casey issues statement on GOP health care bill

    Casey issues statement on GOP health care bill

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    But by midday Friday-when the chair of the House Appropriations Committee announced his opposition to the bill-it seemed that the larger pool of opponents might come from the Party's moderate wing. There is still time to go back to the drawing board. But it takes more than 18 days of work. These are Trump's people, and as Brooks indicates, he's selling them out for the sake of a political win.
  • Obama Comes Out to Defend His Health Care Law

    Obama Comes Out to Defend His Health Care Law

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    That control was something that eluded his predecessor, John Boehner, and eventually led to Boehner's ouster. "The best thing we can do politically speaking is let Obamacare explode", Trump argued in the Oval Office. "We learned a lot about the vote-getting process". It's to pass the bill, as several have spoken out against previous iterations of the proposal and no Democrats are expected to support it.
  • Social Democratic, Christian Democrats Tied in Germany Polls

    Social Democratic, Christian Democrats Tied in Germany Polls

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    The right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) was steady on 11 percent - a result that would mean it emerges from a September 24 election as the third biggest party. Could Schulz be the next chancellor of Germany? In what has been dubbed a "super election" year, Germany faces two more state polls - in Schleswig-Holstein on May 7, and North-Rhine Westphalia on May 14 - before the national general election is held on September 24.