• Pope sets canonization date for Fatima siblings

    Pope sets canonization date for Fatima siblings

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    The first of the prophecies is believed to be World War II, widely interpreted as hell, the second was the rise and fall of Communism and the reconversion of Russian Federation to Christianity. Paul VI being the first pontiff to do so in 1967. The prophecy described the death of a white-robed man and was interpreted as foretelling the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II in 1981.
  • Le Pen Says She Won't Force Euro Exit on France After Election

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    Here are key questions. The final hours of many election campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns. The country's European Union membership would also be at stake. "The likelihood of more terror attacks in the French presidential elections is very high", he said.
  • Macron, Le Pen continue to lead in poll

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    Centrist Emmanuel Macron, who narrowly leads a tight race ahead of Le Pen, said the solutions were not as simple as she suggested, and that there was "no such thing as zero risk". "This war against us is ceaseless and merciless", she said, accusing the Socialist government of a "cowardly" response to the threat. This morning Mr Trump tweeted: "Another terrorist attack in Paris .
  • Pence Heads to Australia to Talk Trade, Security

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    Turnbull has resisted pressure to choose between the two countries, both of which are considered vital allies; the USA is Australia's most important security partner, while China is its most important trading partner. The U.S.is also grateful for Australia's demands for China to play an increasingly active and constructive role, Pence said. Last week, I previewed the importance of Pence's visit, the first of any cabinet official in Donald Trump's administration to Southeast Asia.
  • Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

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    There were also late-night barricades and some looting in Caracas' middle-class neighborhood of El Paraiso on Wednesday night. A total of 15 have died since April 19. The opposition counters that Maduro, deeply unpopular as Venezuelans grapple with triple-digit inflation and shortages of food and basic consumer goods, is seeking to stay in power indefinitely by barring opposition leaders from office and quashing independent state institutions.
  • Man killed, 2 officers wounded in SC shootout

    Man killed, 2 officers wounded in SC shootout

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    One of the officers wounded in the firefight is a deputy with the Jasper County sheriff's department, the other is an officer with the Hardeeville, S.C. No matter the agency, from state patrol to firefighters, everyone is family. For the officers and deputies who are co-workers of those shot Thursday night, their agencies are making certain they are taken care of.
  • French police tighten election security after Paris shooting

    French police tighten election security after Paris shooting

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    The Islamic State identified the attacker as Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki through its Amaq news agency, according to SITE Intel Group, a USA -based organization that monitors terrorists' activity online. A police arrest warrant issued earlier on Thursday, which was seen by Reuters after the attack, warned of a risky individual who had come into France by train from Belgium on Thursday.
  • European Union says death penalty would dash European Union hopes

    European Union says death penalty would dash European Union hopes

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    On Sunday, Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum with 51.5% of the vote. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters in Istanbul, Turkey , April 16, 2017. "If you claim that a dictator will emerge out of a ballot box, it will be unjust, unfair to the person being elected". Anadolu news agency cited a statement by Istanbul Police that said the suspects were detained early Wednesday for attempting to provoke a response similar to the mass anti-government demonstrations ...
  • The Last Orca To Be Born At SeaWorld Just Arrived

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    The second the calf is born, Takara is 100% focused on its care and well-being. SeaWorld has announced the birth of the last killer whale to be bred in captivity at one of its parks. They said she became impregnated through "natural breeding". According to Sigman, "We take our lead from mom". Animal rights group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said SeaWorld should move Takara and her calf from their tank to an "ocean sanctuary", an area of sea enclosed by nets.
  • U.S. considers shooting down N.Korea missile tests

    U.S. considers shooting down N.Korea missile tests

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    The official emphasized that all of the ongoing work doesn't change the administration - and Pentagon's - emphasis on the need for a peaceful diplomatic solution. "China expresses serious concern with recent trends about North Korea's nuclear and missile development". At the outset of their meeting, Pence reiterated to Abe his statement in South Korea that the United States has run out of patience with Pyongyang's moves.
  • Iran's FM reacts to Tillerson's criticism on nuclear deal

    Iran's FM reacts to Tillerson's criticism on nuclear deal

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    A senior Iranian official has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's contradictory words, saying he "does not have a clear understanding of worldwide relations". "A comprehensive Iran policy requires we address all of the threats posed by Iran and it is clear there are many", he added. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said past year that Tehran would respond if the US breached the deal.