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Cheurfi was known to anti-terror police, sources told AFP . The first round of the presidential race is scheduled on Sunday. US President Donald Trump, speaking in Washington during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, said the shooting "looks like another terrorist attack " and sent his condolences to France.
  • Malcolm Turnbull heads to PNG, India

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    In September 2014, India and Australia signed a Civil Nuclear Agreement for Australian supply of uranium to India. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wraps up his visit to India on Wednesday with a focus on the true joint passion of the two countries: cricket.
  • Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

    Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

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    Switzer was a 20-year-old student at Syracuse when she entered the men-only Boston Marathon in 1967, using her initials on the registration form. Earlier Monday, Boston city officials announced plans for memorials to mark the sites near the finish line where two bombs exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon , killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.
  • British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem train

    British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem train

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    The area was packed with people at the time of the attack as Christians gather to celebrate Good Friday and Jewish people gather to observe Passover. Although it has been a relatively quiet period over the last few months, Palestinians from the West Bank were prevented from entering Israel during Passover as part of the security operation.
  • Palestinian stabs UK woman to death on Jerusalem tram

    Palestinian stabs UK woman to death on Jerusalem tram

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    Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center said in a statement that the woman died soon after she was rushed there, The Associated Press reported. Police detained a 57-year-old man at the scene, and a spokesman told the Times of Israel he appeared to suffer from "mental problems".
  • Le Pen: Expel foreigners who are on watch lists

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    The race between the four main candidates is so tight ahead of Sunday's vote that a marginal opinion change, provoked by the Paris attack, could thwart the predicted success of front-runners Le Pen and Macron who are narrowly ahead of Fillon and Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon.
  • Trump Assesses China Highly over N. Korean Issue

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    The vice president met Japanese officials, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and reassured them of the United States commitment in the face of possible threats posed by North Korea. It is rare for council members to wrangle over standard language and the dispute came amid USA and Russian tensions over Moscow's support for President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war.
  • Late-night clashes claim 9th victim of Venezuelan unrest

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    They were met by tear gas and rubber bullets as they tried to march to downtown Caracas . Dozens even had to slide down a concrete embankment and into the Guaire River to escape the noxious fumes. They are calling for community-level protests across the country on Friday, a white-clad "silent" march in Caracas on Saturday to commemorate those killed in the unrest, and a nationwide "sit-in" blocking Venezuela's main roads on Monday.
  • U.S. fighter pilot approaching USS Carl Vinson ejects

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    The latest flare-up in tension between the USA and North Korea has been triggered by reports that the state was about to conduct its sixth nuclear test or fire a nuclear-capable ballistic missile. "It happened. It is happening, rather". North Korea, never one to be outdone in tough talk, accused the United States of bringing war to Korea and vowed to respond with nuclear attacks at USA military bases in South Korea and Japan.
  • Belgium: ISIS naming of Belgian attacker was fake

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    French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon has called for election campaign events and activities to be suspended the following the shooting in Paris . Two French officials said the gunman was detained towards the end of February after speaking threateningly about the police, but he was then released due to a lack of evidence.
  • Venezuela Officials Say at Least 12 People Killed Overnight

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    New clashes erupted Thursday between Venezuelan riot police and President Nicolas Maduro's opponents, inflaming the tension after a day of deadly unrest in the beleaguered oil-rich nation. Opposition leaders have promised to keep up their protests, drawing support from a public angered by the country's collapsing economy. General Motors will immediately cease operations in the country of Venezuela after the US automaker announced authorities there illegally seized its manufacturing plant ...