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He struck an entirely different tone Wednesday, one he had been warming up to during frequent telephone conversations with his world counterparts. The president also commented on US relations with Russian Federation, which he said may be at an all-time low amid the country's continued support for Syria despite a suspected chemical attack on civilians.
  • Serena Williams is pregnant first child with Alexis Ohanian

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    No one could think less of Williams, now closer to 40 than 30, if she called it a career. Williams will miss the rest of the season, having not played since winning in Melbourne, citing a knee injury. James Pivarnik, a kinesiology professor at Michigan State University, said her muscular build could overcome some of the changes that usually impair performance.
  • Why the Big US Bomb Was Dropped on Afghanistan

    Why the Big US Bomb Was Dropped on Afghanistan

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    The number of ISIL fighters killed after the United States' army dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb was at least 90, Afghan officials said on Saturday, raising a death toll of 36 reported a day earlier. The office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said the operation was not a surprise, and that it had been closely coordinated with the Afghan security forces.
  • Paris gunman carried note defending IS group

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    He served 14 years in prison for attempted murders, with two against police officers. Macron said he would hire an additional 10,000 police officers in the next five years and that he would create a task force under the French Presidency to fight ISIS.
  • How the Latest Paris Shooting Could Shape the French Presidential Election

    How the Latest Paris Shooting Could Shape the French Presidential Election

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    The first voting stations were scheduled to open at 8 am local time (1000 GMT) in the small territory of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, off the eastern coast of Canada. France is the EU's second-biggest economy and also one of the world's biggest military and diplomatic powers. The election is also widely being viewed as a ballot on the future of the European Union.
  • 100 dead and wounded after attackers in uniform storm Afghan army base

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    Ten Taliban militants were killed by the forces during Friday's attack on the 209 Shaheen Corps Headquarters, one of the largest military bases in Mazar-e-Sharif city. "The attack followed a familiar pattern with a suicide bomb ramming into the gates of the base and detonating". "There were 10 attackers - two blew themselves up and eight were gunned down by the Afghan security forces", Kakar said.
  • Police Man Dead And Three Injured In Paris Attack

    Police Man Dead And Three Injured In Paris Attack

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    Police found a note defending Islamic State near his body and believe he had "opened fire on the officers in the knowledge he would be killed by them", a source close to the investigation said. Security in Paris has been stepped up in recent days, but the presence of 50,000 police officers on the streets was not enough to prevent the latest assault, which a source tells CNN is being treated as an act of terror.
  • Champs-Elysees gunman had note defending IS group

    Champs-Elysees gunman had note defending IS group

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    A statement from the Islamic State group published by its propaganda agency Amaq said the attacker was "one of the Islamic State's fighters". Senior French officials say Thursday's shooting in Paris and a planned attack foiled by police in Marseilles earlier this week are part of an effort by radical Islamists to influence the result of France's upcoming election.
  • Federal marijuana legislation needs more details, pot producers say

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    People will also be permitted to grow up to four plants at home. The Liberal government in Ottawa has put forward legislation to end the prohibition of pot, and would let adults possess 30g of the drug in public. Buying marijuana would be legal for travelers over 18 visiting Canada. Since the 2015 election campaign, the Liberals have couched their push to legalize pot in a counterintuitive message: that it is the single best way to keep the drug out of the hands of impressionable and ...
  • USA to Stick to Refugee Deal With Australia, Pence Says

    USA to Stick to Refugee Deal With Australia, Pence Says

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    In January, Trump and Turnbull got into a spat over a refugee resettlement deal that strained ties between the countries. New South Wales police have tightened security in and around Sydney for the visit of the US Vice President and for Tuesday's Anzac Day commemorations.