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ISIS swiftly claimed the attack was carried out by one of its "fighters". Speaking Friday morning on RFI radio, Le Pen said: "It is time to stop being naive". Police are searching the attacker's house in Chelles, an outer eastern Parisian district, from where he took his own auto, used in the attack, along with an assault rifle.
  • Brexit plans unchanged by United Kingdom snap election call

    Brexit plans unchanged by United Kingdom snap election call

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    Last year's vote to leave the European Union split Labour's traditional supporter base, which is divided between typically pro-EU inner city voters, and working-class voters in less affluent areas who voted in favour of Brexit . A victory would give May a powerful mandate extending until 2022, long enough to cover the Brexit negotiations plus a possible transition period into new trading arrangements with the EU.
  • Bill O'Reilly accuser goes public about his sexual harassment, racial discrimination

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    Beck added that, with former chairman Roger Ailes gone from the company amid sexual harassment allegations of his own, Rupert Murdoch wouldn't be able to stop his sons, Lachlan and James , from ending the channel. "It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims". The woman who remained anonymous when she alleged Bill O'Reilly sexually harassed her publicly revealed her identity today, appearing on ABC's " The View ".
  • How this election could change British politics for a generation

    How this election could change British politics for a generation

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    She said she preferred "to get out and about and meet voters" instead. Jeremy Corbyn welcomed the poll but accused Mrs May of changing her mind and breaking promises on a range of issues. But in a heated exchange before the vote in parliament Wednesday, Corbyn criticized May for her decision to not take part in any televised debates ahead of the June poll.
  • USA seeks 'win-win' trade relations with Indonesia: Pence

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    A series of disputes between Indonesia and American firms has also ruffled ties. He met with the country's president, Joko Widodo, and toured the largest mosque in the region. The agreements include ExxonMobil Mobil supplying liquid natural gas, General Electric building electrical infrastructure and Lockheed Martin providing technology for F-16 fighter jets, according to a statement on Friday.
  • Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting

    Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting

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    Belgium came under the spotlight again after the Islamic State group claimed on its propaganda agency Amaq that the Paris gunman, a 39-year-old Frenchman, is " Abu Yussef the Belgian and he is one of the Islamic State's fighters ". In Paris, three police officers have been shot days before the French presidential election . Several of the candidates vying in Sunday's presidential ballot issued statements of sympathy for the victims and their families, and some referred to the ...
  • Where's USA aircraft carrier going?

    Where's USA aircraft carrier going?

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    Others speculate the "armada" had been meant to change course, but then Washington made a decision to delay the timing to buy time for China after Trump's phone call with President Xi Jinping on April 11. The carrier and its companions could still make their way back to the Korean Peninsula, which they last visited in March, but USA defense officials generally decline to describe the deployments of American military units before the fact.
  • Prosecutors: Dortmund bus attack suspect acted out of greed

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    Investigators had previously focused on a radical Islamist motivation for the attack because of letters found at the scene claiming responsibility and referring to the fight against the Islamic State in Syria. But there always were doubts about the authenticity of the documents. The suspect will appear in court on Friday where it will be decided if he should remain in custody.
  • Champs-Elysees gunman was detained in February for threatening police

    Champs-Elysees gunman was detained in February for threatening police

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    The shooting happened as the country is under a state of emergency from a series of extremist attacks. Two police officers told AP the attacker had been flagged as an extremist, but offered no further details. "Last night's attack on Paris could have a massive influence on the political front, not only in France but also in the United Kingdom which is also preparing to head to the polls", said Naeem Aslam, Chief Market Analyst at Think Markets .
  • United States sees increased activity by Chinese bomber aircraft

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    Given the close economic links between North Korea and China, the United States military officials have said that Beijing is critical to solving the North Korean situation, with President Donald Trump recently commending his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for Beijing's efforts to curb Pyongyang's activities.
  • Palestinian prisoners go on mass hunger strike

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    Palestinians have rallied in the occupied West Bank in support of the hunger strikers. Erdan said Barghouti's transfer to solitary confinement was unrelated to the opinion piece. Terrorist leader Marwan Barghouti, remains wildly popular among Palestinian Authority citizens despite being imprisoned for life. Some 6,500 Palestinians are now in jail in Israel .
  • N Korea army vows 'merciless' response to USA provocation

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    Instead, North Korea held a parade displaying a variety of ballistic missiles it has recently tested among other weapons, according to the Washington Post , as the country marked the 105th birthday of Kim Il Sung, the nation's founder and Kim Jong Un's grandfather.