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Fillon is the only one among the leading contenders from an established party of government. If the results are confirmed, once all votes are counted, the candidates will face each other in the decisive 7 May runoff. "I think that the success - even if it's just the first round now - of Macron is also a good indication there are still very powerful forces in French society".
  • Nearing 100 days with limited accomplishments, Trump calls it a 'ridiculous standard'

    Nearing 100 days with limited accomplishments, Trump calls it a 'ridiculous standard'

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    The 100-day assessment started with President Franklin D. Roosevelt. And, for the previous 90 days or so, all of the reporting coming out of the White House made clear just how important Trump viewed the 100-day mark. Similarly, judgments on whether campaign promises have been kept put Trump on about equal footing with Bill Clinton - 44 percent and 42 percent respectively.
  • MPs clear way for United Kingdom general election on June 8

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    Conservatives at 45% versus Labour at 26%. Earlier, Mr Corbyn dismissed Mrs May's argument that she needs a fresh mandate to deliver Brexit, and said it was "extremely interesting" that she had chosen to call an election as the Crown Prosecution Service prepares to decide whether to press charges against a string of Tory MPs over allegations relating to 2015 general election expenses.
  • Sydney sightseeing day planned for Pence

    Sydney sightseeing day planned for Pence

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    In return, Australia would resettle refugees from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. "Rest assured, as I confirmed today with the Prime Minister, the United States of America will honour the agreement and actually we have initiated the process of fulfilling that agreement, subject to the vetting processes that now apply to all refugees in the United States".
  • Canadian Official Responds to Trump's Dairy Comments

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    And unfortunately, this will endure until the end of his reign at the White House and thus undermine this trade treaty which since 1994 brought Canada, the United States and Mexico together in a vast free trade area. "It is critical to level the playing field for our hard-working dairy farmers and make sure our Canadian neighbors rescind their unfair policy and again play by the rules".
  • Lawyers: 2 Arkansas Inmates Too Unhealthy for Execution

    Lawyers: 2 Arkansas Inmates Too Unhealthy for Execution

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    Their lawyers asked the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals on Sunday to grant them stays of execution. Wendy Kelley, the director of the Arkansas Department of Correction, said Lee's consciousness checks were sufficient, but Jones and Williams's attorneys argued the checks aren't 100 percent certain.
  • South African man pleads not guilty in family axe murder

    South African man pleads not guilty in family axe murder

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    He testified that he found no evidence of forced entry, but also no evidence that someone had cleaned the crime scene. EWN further reports that on Monday, Van Breda pleaded not guilty to all of the five charges against him, and defence lawyer Pieter Botha detailed how the events of the night unfolded according to Van Breda, which included that the man who attacked his father was laughing.
  • Turkey's justice minister says contesting referendum moot

    Turkey's justice minister says contesting referendum moot

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    The official results are due to be released at the beginning of May. Unofficial results show Erdogan's "yes" campaign garnered 51.4 percent of the vote. The placard centre reads in Turkish: "NO, we will win" and the one right, reads: "NO, it is not over, it has just started". Tezcan said it would also request that the election board not declare official results until the court's ruling.
  • Trump Helps Release American Aid Worker Jailed In Egypt

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    According to Fox News, President Trump discussed Hijazi's case with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi earlier this month . President Trump said he couldn't be more pleased with the outcome. Hijazi had been detained in Egypt on child abuse charges, though the validity of those charges was heavily questioned by human rights workers. Details of their arrival back in the United States were first reported by The Washington Post .
  • Islamic State claims Champs Elysees police killing

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    Security forces investigating the scene of the shooting say they found a note praising the Islamic State - which claimed responsibility for the attack - as well as scraps of paper with the addresses of security sites and police stations and a satchel containing weapons, munitions and the Muslim holy book in his auto.
  • Six bodies recovered off Greek island of Lesbos

    Six bodies recovered off Greek island of Lesbos

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    A search-and-rescue operation was ongoing in the area. There are now 3,183 migrants and asylum seekers on Lesvos and an improvement in the weather as summer approaches as caused a spike in attempts by migrants to enter Greece via the Aegean islands.
  • As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

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    Sessions made his comments in an appearance on ABC's "This Week", where he was attempting to square Trump's promise that Mexico would pay for the border wall with Mexico's firm position to the contrary. Both of those ideas are anathema to Democrats, and it is not clear whether they would survive a filibuster in the Senate. "We want more money for defense".