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Delegates refused on Saturday to discuss Petry's motion to shift the party into the "mainstream" and be prepared to join coalitions after an election in 2021. Höcke, party leader in the eastern state of Thüringia, faces an uncertain future in the party after repeated controversial pronouncements, most recently a speech demanding an end to post-war Germany's "cult of guilt" over Nazi-era crimes.
  • US 'Facebook killer' takes own life after police chase

    US 'Facebook killer' takes own life after police chase

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    The fast food employee who took Stephens' money for a drive-thru order reportedly recognized him and dialed 911 as he pulled up to the next window. State police gave chase and the suspect shot himself "as the vehicle was spinning out of control", police said.
  • North Korea threatens to hit Australia with nuclear strike

    North Korea threatens to hit Australia with nuclear strike

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    In a statement released late Friday, North Korea's Foreign Ministry accused Trump of driving the region into an "extremely unsafe phase" with his sending of the aircraft carrier and said the North was ready to stand up against any kind of threated posed by the United States.
  • North Korea detains third US citizen

    North Korea detains third US citizen

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    It's also fairly common for North Korea to threaten the United States with military action, and in fairness, our boat is heading towards their neck of the woods. South Korea's National Intelligence Service as well as the unification and foreign ministries said they could not confirm the report. Though no details on why Kim was detained have been released, the detention comes at a time of unusually heightened tensions between the USA and North Korea.
  • Asian stocks mixed as investors mull French election outcome

    Asian stocks mixed as investors mull French election outcome

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    Ballots for France's first-round presidential election are counted by volunteers at a polling station in Paris on Sunday. It helped that the two main parties held primaries that selected candidates from the outer edges of their respective political camps: Benoit Hamon for the left and François Fillon for the right.
  • Trump, Abe call on N. Korea to refrain from provocations

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    This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Wally Santana in Bangkok. US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping chat as they walk along the front patio of the Mar-a-Lago estate after a bilateral meeting in Palm Beach, Florida, US.
  • US Treasury will not waive Russia sanctions for oil companies

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    The request presented an unusual potential for conflicts of interest, given that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was Exxon's CEO immediately before taking the Cabinet position. "Exxon's request for a waiver for oil exploration in Russian Federation was inconsistent with the original intent of the sanctions put in place by the Obama administration in retaliation for Russia's annexation of Crimea, and Treasury's rejection of the request reflects that", said Jason Bordoff, the director of ...
  • Macron, Le Pen set for French election run-off

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    But Le Pen can also claim - with justification - that she, and not Macron, represents the radical change that millions of Frenchmen say their country needs. "Extremism can only bring unhappiness and division to France". "It is no secret that we will not be cheering madly should Sunday's result produce a second round between Le Pen and Melenchon", German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said, adding that the election posed a risk to the global economy.
  • Prosecutors: Dortmund Bus Bomber Was Carrying Out Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

    Prosecutors: Dortmund Bus Bomber Was Carrying Out Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

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    They believe the 28-year-old suspect carried out the bombing in the hope of forcing down the club's share price and making a profit on an investment. TRT World spoke to journalist David Charter who is following the story from Berlin. Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel had criticised UEFA for rescheduling the first leg, which the German side lost 3-2, for 24 hours after the incident.
  • New Orleans begins to take down Confederate monuments

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    Just before 1:30 a.m., and after a small group of protestors has departed, a wave of officers with the New Orleans Police Department barricaded the entry points to the monument, located outside the parking garage for Canal Place. Other monuments slated for eventual removal include the Robert E. Lee statue at Lee Circle; the Jefferson Davis statue on Jefferson Davis Parkway; and the P.G.T.