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Pre-elections surveys put Benoît Hamon of outgoing President Francois Hollande's Socialists only in fifth place, followed by six other candidates, all under the five-percent level. "I want all those who today embody innovation and excellence in the United States to hear what we say: from now on, from next May, you will have a new homeland, France", said Macron in response to Trump administration policies on climate change.
  • Baby killer whale last to be born at SeaWorld

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    The unnamed baby was born Wednesday to a 25-year-old orca named Takara at the SeaWorld park in San Antonio , Texas. The calf was born after an 18-month gestation; it weighs between 140 and 160 kilograms and measures about two metres SeaWorld said .
  • BJP releases manifesto for upcoming municipal polls

    BJP releases manifesto for upcoming municipal polls

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    He is quite influential in East Delhi in all sections of the party. Aam Aadmi Party, which is in power in the state after winning the 2014 Assembly election on a zero-corruption plank, has used the argument again for the municipal polls. "It is the obligatory function of the municipal corporations to take preventive steps to stop the spread of vector borne diseases in which the BJP completely failed".
  • EU's Tajani's holds talks with PM May

    EU's Tajani's holds talks with PM May

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    May's Conservative Party holds a slim majority in Parliament's lower House of Commons and May is banking on gaining a greater share of the seats to make Brexit a smoother transition for her government. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street, in central London , Britain April 18, 2017 . Demmer said Wednesday: "The German government assumes that the negotiations can be continued without disruption".
  • Trump to sign executive order on tax burdens on Friday

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    Mnuchin, however, said the White House expects some $2 trln in new budget revenues, which will be produced by the quicker pace of economic growth resulting from the tax reform alone. "We will end up with 'tax cuts for everyone,"' Rosenthal said. Mnuchin said Thursday that administration officials are looking at whether there should be four brackets instead of three.
  • AIADMK merger: O. Panneerselvam wants proof of Sasikala, Dinakaran ouster

    AIADMK merger: O. Panneerselvam wants proof of Sasikala, Dinakaran ouster

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    Along with Sasikala her nephew and AIADMK's deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran was also suspended from the party. Thambi Durai later met the chief minister and discussed the developments with him. Responding to OPS faction's demands, AIADMK (Amma), which is now being headed by Palaniswamy, said it is ready for talks and has no conditions. Sasikala's elevation had bothered many along with Jaya's niece Deepa Jayakumar, who floated a new party called MGR Amma Deepa Peravai.
  • French overseas territories kicking off presidential voting

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    Sunday's round of voting will be followed by a second-round runoff on May 7 between the top two candidates. And the prime minister comes from the party that holds the majority in parliament. In the Elabe poll, which was conducted on Wednesday and Thursday, both Fillon and Melenchon were seen narrowing Macron and Le Pen's lead over them.
  • White House denies bluff over fleet's movement

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    Maintenance work on the carrier is one of the reasons why the USA military is keen to "leave no gap" in Northeast Asia, the report stated. "We said that it was heading there, and it was heading there - it is heading there". A Navy photograph showed the Vinson off Java over the weekend. Also Wednesday, Spicer announced that Trump will host Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on May 20 to discuss a "conflict-ending settlement between the Palestinians and Israel".
  • N. Korea Says is Monitoring US, Ready to Act

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    Mr Trump gave no indication on what the moves might be. Seoul has long anxious about losing its voice in global efforts to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat - something local media have termed "Korea Passing". "What Trump said was very important for the national security of South Korea", South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo of jailed leader Park Geun-hye's ruling Liberty Korea Party told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published Wednesday.
  • UK parliament backs Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for snap election

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    The opposition Labour Party and Liberal Democrats say they welcome the chance to put their policies to voters, though the Scottish National Party says the election call is a cynical ploy. "We need a general election and we need one now". The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, leaves his home in London , Britain April 19, 2017.
  • No teaching work in colleges in Kashmir for fifth day

    No teaching work in colleges in Kashmir for fifth day

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    A girl student was also injured in the capital city of Srinagar and shifted to SMHS hospital during the student protests in downtown area of the city. Classes in colleges across Kashmir remained suspended for the fourth day today and authorities discontinued teaching work in higher secondary institutions for a day as a precautionary measure in the wake of students' protest against alleged highhandedness of security forces.