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Earlier this week, Trump praised Chinese efforts to rein in "the menace of North Korea" after North Korean state media warned the United States of a "super-mighty preemptive strike". The credibility of the Trump administration in dealing with North Korea was questioned in recent days due to ambiguity over the location of the Carl Vinson strike group.
  • France votes in cliffhanger presidential election

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    The selection of Ms Le Pen and Mr Macron presents voters with the starkest possible choice between two diametrically opposed visions of the EU's future and France's place in it. "It makes me a bit sad that Marine Le Pen got through", said a voter named Stephane, who preferred not to give his last name. "He represents France's future, a future within Europe", she said.
  • Paris Gunman Had Long Criminal Record, Carried Note Defending ISIS

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    A prominent Jewish supporter of the far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen blamed the current government for the death of a police officer in a suspected terrorist attack in Paris . The attack rocked France's presidential race Friday with just days to go before one of the closest races in recent memory. Cazeneuve, the Socialist prime minister, accused the National Front leader of seeking to make political hay from the assault.
  • Shot police officers out of danger

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    Reuters reported that a French interior ministry spokesman confirmed Friday that a second man was being sought, based on information from Belgian security services, but it was too early to say whether he was connected. France was on edge on Saturday on the eve of its most unpredictable presidential election in decades, which will take place under heightened security after the jihadist killing of a policeman.
  • Municipal polls in Delhi today

    Municipal polls in Delhi today

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    The Aam Aadmi Party leader said in an interview that issues affecting people were more important than the simple coming together of political forces during elections. The BSP and the JD (U) have fielded 211 and 95 candidates while the SP has entered the fray with 28. This election, a lot is also at stake for the regional parties as they want to make an impact in national capital's politics.
  • 20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces

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    Due to the clashes, the traffic movement on Maulana Azad Road was halted, causing traffic jams in the city centre. Eyewitnesses said that clashes also erupted in Bomai Sopore town of Baramulla district. The protest call was given by the Kashmir University Students Union against the torture of Pulwama degree college students by Indian troops on Saturday.
  • To O Panneerselvam's New Tough Talk, A Soft Response From Rival Faction

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    KP Muniswamy from the Panneerselvam camp says they never asked for the post of the CM of the party general secretary. Jayakumar said all 123 AIADMK lawmakers and party cadres were on the same page and discussed about the possibilities of retaining the "two leaves" symbol, which had been frozen by the Election Commission.
  • Trump issues reforms to H-1B visa system

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    Again, critics pointed out that Trump hires seasonal foreign workers for his hotels and resorts. The Trump administration appears to be keen to scrap the lottery system, which is why it is insisting on a higher wage floor as a first eligibility criterion to apply for the visa.
  • General Motors Commits To Launching 10 Plug-In Electric Cars In China

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    The government has the world's most aggressive goals for electric vehicles, which it sees as a way to clean up smog-choked cities and take an early lead in an emerging technology industry. There has been talk of a new electric auto platform for Volvo's EVs, but Volvo has now clarified that the new EV will be built on the CMA platform which underpins the upcoming Volvo 40 Series range (and the new Lynk & Co 01 and 03).
  • Turkey premier warns opposition to stay out of streets

    Turkey premier warns opposition to stay out of streets

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    Ten members of the Supreme Election Board (YSK) decided against annulling the vote, while only one voted in favour, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported . The United States is "committed to strengthening" its relationship with Turkey, Toner said. "We will use all the legal paths and all legitimate democratic rights".
  • N Korea poses 'most dangerous' threat to Asia-Pacific - Pence

    N Korea poses 'most dangerous' threat to Asia-Pacific - Pence

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    In a message directed at Kim Jong Un's regime, he said the world mustn't doubt Trump's resolve following his "decisive action" against Syria and Afghanistan. From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the US was ready to work to achieve a peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.