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But the markets appear to be pricing in confidence on Mr Macron ahead of the election after he went into first place without having a party machine behind him. For Macron, a big question would be whether he could win a majority in parliament in June. Addressing the battle ahead, he declared he would seek to break with a system that "has been incapable of responding to the problems of our country for more than 30 years".
  • Russian Federation tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign

    Russian Federation tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign

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    Intelligence analysts and FBI investigators who analyzed various strands of intelligence from human sources to electronic and financial records have found signs of possible collusion between the campaign and Russian officials. After The Washington Post broke the news last week of the court warrant the Federal Bureau of Investigation had obtained, Page defended his bona fides and said he was the victim of a smear campaign by officials from former President Barack Obama's administration and by ...
  • After scrapping 457 visa, Aus unveils tougher citizenship laws

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    This comes despite the latest federal government State of the Environment report, released last month, revealing that Australia's natural environment is being placed under acute strain as Australia's population grows out of control. But if migrants are good enough to help build the Australian economy - and to do low-paid dirty work like cleaning offices and toilets and slaughtering animals in abattoirs - then they are good enough to receive the same benefits, rights, respect and autonomy ...
  • Pablo Sandoval exits game with knee injury

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    Once again, they were playing short-handed. After the game, Barnes said he was not throwing at Machado intentionally but Pedroia did not see it that way, going out of his way to apologize to the Orioles. WHERE'S THE OFFENSE? The Orioles were stymied by left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez , who didn't allow a hit for the first four innings. Cabrera on comeback trail • Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said he is optimistic that first baseman Miguel Cabrera (groin) will come off the disabled list ...
  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr out indefinitely

    Warriors coach Steve Kerr out indefinitely

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    He would not disclose the symptoms he's dealing with, but ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reported that Kerr's surgical procedure caused a spinal fluid leak that gives him excruciating symptoms such as migraines and nausea. Matt Barnes (right ankle/foot sprain), and Shaun Livingston (right index finger sprain) could also be out for Game 4. While Kerr wouldn't specify the recent afflictions, saying only that he felt "discomfort and pain", he did say that he would tell anyone suffering from back pain ...
  • Pak athletes held for shouting 'Go Nawaz Go'

    Pak athletes held for shouting 'Go Nawaz Go'

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    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Sunday alleged that Asif Ali Zardari had been "looting" the nation's wealth for years and asserted that he would expose the former President's corrupt practices. The other agencies in the JIT include the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), and the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan.
  • Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

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    The US State Department said it was aware of media reports over the case but gave no official confirmation. The USS Carl Vinson also was closer to the peninsula after confusion and misinformation about its whereabouts last week. "Beijing should oppose the move by diplomatic channels rather than get involved through military actions", the editorial stated. Anxious that the crisis was escalating, China's President Xi Jinping called for "restraint" when dealing with North Korea during a ...
  • Kenya's Keitany Breaks Women's World Record at London Marathon

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    She still ran to victory to seize the women-only record. Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia finished 56 seconds adrift of Keitany in second place, while Aselefech Mergia of Ethiopia was third. The really interesting thing here is that three very strong themes have emerged from the answers I got: route guidance on a run, an adaptive training plan that works to your own speed, and a monitor that can tell you when you need to slow down and speed up to hit your goal.
  • Taliban Attack on Afghan Base Kills 163

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    At least 140 soldiers were killed and many wounded, an official in the city said on Saturday. In an apparent attempt to save face, the central administration has continuously downplayed the death toll, which has been confirmed by anonymous officials in many corners of government.
  • Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

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    He cited the government's stability; Afghan military casualties; the influence of Pakistan, Russia and Iran; "the convergence" of various terror groups; the narcotics trade and corruption. Ghani released a statement online condemning the deadly attack and calling it "cowardly", and the work of "infidels". The attackers, dressed in Afghan army uniforms, tricked their way into the base and opened fire on soldiers eating and leaving a mosque after prayers.
  • Sisi in Riyadh to patch-up Saudi-Egypt rift

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    Prince Khaled's appointment positions him as an influential broker in deals with US manufacturers. Prince Khaled will be replacing Prince Abdullah Al Saud, who served in the post for just 18 months. USA officials say the Trump administration is considering ways to boost military support for the Saudi-led fight against Iran-backed rebels in Yemen.