• Expect the unexpected:Trump's isolationist policy abandoned in missile attack on Syria

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    This week, Secretary of Defense James Mattis said there was "no doubt" the sarin gas attack was perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar al Assad's regime. "Unfortunately", she added, "this was Russia's eighth veto on the Syrian resolution". He has since made his support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies clear, but has reiterated his stance that European members need to meet their end of the bargain if they are to continue benefiting from the military alliance.
  • Champs Elysees Shooting What we know about Paris attack

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    Cheurfi, 39, a French national who lived with his mother in the eastern Paris suburb of Chelles, had spent some 14 years in prison from 2001 for crimes including gun attacks on law enforcement officers. France is in a state of emergency and at its highest possible level of alert since a string of terror attacks that began in 2015, which have killed over 230 people.
  • Paris terror attack may sway undecided voters

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    Trump's comments came hours after he tweeted early Friday morning that the attack near Paris' Champs Elysees - which left a French police officer dead and was quickly claimed by the Islamic State - would have a "big effect" on the French election.
  • Whom do you hate? France's Trump plays to voters' fury

    Whom do you hate? France's Trump plays to voters' fury

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    In the interview with AP, Trump added that he thought the attack will " probably help " Le Pen. Unemployment and the economy topped voters' concerns as first-round ballots are cast for one of 11 candidates in the most nail-biting elections in generations.
  • Dortmund bus bombing carried out by market 'speculator'

    Dortmund bus bombing carried out by market 'speculator'

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    The financial maneuver could have resulted in a substantial profit for the suspect if the shares had undergone a "massive fall" value in the interim, prosecutors said. But Islamic studies scholars voiced "considerable doubts" about their authenticity, they said. Koehler said there was "no indiction so far" of accomplices, but said investigators did not rule out that others were involved.
  • Reports Jeremy Corbyn's son Seb to run for Parliament dismissed as 'nonsense'

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    The survey showed support for the Conservatives has strengthened since the Prime Minister's decision to call a snap election - rising four points on the previous week - while Labour was unchanged. "Or do we as a country and we as a party put a message out there that it doesn't have to be like this, it can be better, it can be fairer and it can be a more just society?" Aside from ideological differences, some within his party have been critical of Corbyn's failure to position himself ...
  • 100 casualties in attack

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    The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault. The attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials said. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said on Saturday the attack on the base was retribution for the recent killing of several senior Taliban leaders in northern Afghanistan.
  • 7 cutting opinions about Bill O'Reilly's fall from grace

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    Meanwhile on Thursday, a handful of media outlets reported that O'Reilly could be receiving a payout of up to $25 million for leaving Fox — less than the $40 million Ailes was paid when he exited last summer. The O'Reilly Factor brought in US$147.13 million in advertising revenue past year. The so-called "Stop O'Reilly" campaign was well-publicized on social media, with the help of Media Matters president Angelo Carusone , who famously spearheaded similar grassroots efforts that ...
  • Rouhani wants chemical attack in Syria investigated

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    Still, Haley said the US didn't see a peaceful future Syria with Assad in power. "The world is waiting for Russian Federation to reconsider its misplaced alliance with Bashar al-Assad", she said. Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, said "getting Assad out is not the only priority" and that countering Iran's influence in Syria was another.
  • EU to welcome back UK if Brexit is abandoned

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    Out of 102 voters, 59 per cent agreed with Mrs May to hold a snap general election as opposed to 31pc who said no and 10pc who did not know. "The British people voted past year to leave the European Union". Professor Martin Smith, head of the University of York's Department of Politics, said: "With a large Conservative majority, the government will be able to get through any Brexit deal".