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It is unclear what type of shark attacked the woman. In a statement , the St Helena Government said: 'We can confirm that a member of staff has been involved in an incident on Ascension Island. 'The person concerned was swimming near the shore and her injuries were attended to at the Georgetown Hospital. "An emergency aero-medical flight is being arranged to transport the patient from Ascension Island to receive medical treatment in the United Kingdom", the statement added.
  • Trump discusses N.Korea with Xi, Abe (Second Lead)

    Trump discusses N.Korea with Xi, Abe (Second Lead)

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    Trump has urged Xi to exert more pressure on North Korea, which depends largely on its neighbor for economic survival. Kim Jong-un's fears are major factors in whether or not North Korea decides to launch a nuclear strike against another country.
  • Russia Vetoes Security Council Condemnation of Syrian Chemical Attack

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    President Donald Trump says US relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low". After the Russian veto, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Russia was "on the wrong side of the argument". "No one showed us anything, no one said anything, although we repeatedly asked to produce the details on which these unfounded accusations lie". A Syrian official says the government will restore its control over the two towns evacuated of opposition and rebel fighters, as part of a ...
  • Top Afghan Defense Officials Resign After Attack Kills More Than 100 Troops

    Top Afghan Defense Officials Resign After Attack Kills More Than 100 Troops

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    Earlier on April 1, three security personnel were killed and six school children wounded after a suicide auto bomber targeted a military convoy in Khost, 150 km southeast of Kabul . US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the country Monday, and he is expected to meet Afghan officials and US troops while in Kabul . Friday's raid underscores the Taliban's growing strength more than 15 years since they were ousted from power, and as they gear up ahead of the spring fighting season.
  • Mata could return for Manchester United season finale

    Mata could return for Manchester United season finale

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    The Sunday Mirror says United will offer Ibrahimovic their full medical support in his year-long fight to save his career. "I just think he would still be seen as the lad who came through at Old Trafford, whereas, if he goes somewhere for £15m to £20m, he's the big signing", Carragher told Sky Sports News.
  • Euro jumps, shares firm on French election relief

    Euro jumps, shares firm on French election relief

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    The polling in the first round was accurate, with the top four candidates finishing close to their polling; in fact, Le Pen slightly underperformed her polls. In a tweet one day after the Champs Elysees shooting, U.S. President Trump said, "The people of France will not take much more of this.Will have a big effect on presidential election!" "The major issue of this election is runaway globalisation, which is putting our civilisation in danger", she told supporters.
  • Macron and Le Pen spark French revolution in fight for presidency

    Macron and Le Pen spark French revolution in fight for presidency

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    Europe's establishment, fearing a repeat of the surprise Brexit vote and Donald Trump's unexpected victory in the race for the USA presidency, was poised for the worst in France - for good reason. Le Pen also met recently with President Vladimir Putin and would push for lifting sanctions against Russian Federation over the conflict in Ukraine.
  • The Coca-Cola Target of Unusually High Options Trading (KO)

    The Coca-Cola Target of Unusually High Options Trading (KO)

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    Boasting a price of $43.07, The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) traded -0.05% lower on the day. Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 3.02%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 4.8% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.
  • North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

    North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

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    Its state-run media also declared the nation ready to sink the US aircraft carrier. "We will respond resolutely". In a phone call to his US counterpart, Xi urged restraint in the face of increasing provocation from Pyongyang in recent weeks, which has included threats of nuclear attack and ongoing missile tests which fly in the face of worldwide sanctions.
  • It's tax day. Should Trump let us see his returns?

    It's tax day. Should Trump let us see his returns?

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    The Trump tax marches were launched by a single tweet , organizers said . "The election is over!" As million scramble to meet tonight's tax deadline, President Trump faces this: "Every other President has shown their tax returns and I think there's something in there that he wants to hide", said one protester.
  • Mike Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

    Mike Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

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    Trump, in Washington, and Pence at the tense Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea earlier, have signalled a forceful US stance on North Korea's recent actions and threats . "Today we are beginning a process of economic dialogue, the end of which may result in bilateral trade negotiations in the future", he said. Pressure on North Korea is crucial, he said.