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French authorities arrested 10 people in connection to the January 2015 terror attack on a Jewish deli, Reuters reported . Amedy Coulibaly staged the attack on the kosher supermarket in eastern Paris , two days after two other gunmen stormed into the Paris offices of the satirical journal Charlie Hebdo and killed 12 people, a lot of them cartoonists and journalists.
  • France's Le Pen steps down as party leader

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    Both candidates will now be advancing to a runoff scheduled on May 7. During his address, Mr Hollande claimed the purchasing power of the French people would be directly hit if Ms Le Pen wins the run-off vote on 7 May - with "unprecedented price increases" in stores and thousands of jobs being lost.
  • New Orleans Began Removing Confederate Statues By Cover of Night

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    In February 2015, Mayor Landrieu signed an ordinance calling for the removal and relocation of the four prominent Confederate monuments displayed on public property in the City of New Orleans . He continued, "The statue was put up to honor the killing of police officers by white supremacists". "Due to the intense level of threats by those who seek to keep these statues standing, we will not be sharing these details now or in the future", Landrieu said .
  • South Africa-Nuclear Deal

    South Africa-Nuclear Deal

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    The ruling nullifies cooperation agreements SA has with the US, Russia and South Korea. The government's nuclear plans have been red-flagged by credit ratings agencies‚ which downgraded South Africa to junk status. South Africa's nuclear investment plans have become a focal point for critics of President Jacob Zuma's policies, with opposition parties and civil-society groups questioning the use of funds even before S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings downgraded the nation's worldwide credit ...
  • USA submarine arrives in Seoul amid tensions

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    Secretary of defense Jim Mattis and press secretary Sean Spicer will be among the top Trump administration cabinet members in attendance. Washington and Pyongyang have been ratcheting up pressure on each other in recent weeks, with the United States sending a aircraft carrier group and nuclear submarine to the region and North Korea attempting more missile launches in defiance of layers of U.N.
  • U.S. to evaluate whether Iran has complied with nuclear deal

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    The Trump administration's inter-agency review of policy towards Iran will examine whether the lifting of sanctions against Tehran is in the United States national security interests. The secretary of state earlier acknowledged the Iranians had met the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. "Many other countries made very hard economic decisions to impose the sanctions on Iran".
  • FDNY Probes Cause of Deadly Queens House Fire

    FDNY Probes Cause of Deadly Queens House Fire

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    The youngest child who died was 2 years old and the oldest victim was 21, according to New York City Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro, but as of Sunday afternoon one victim's age was still unknown. I seen the man on the second floor [landing]. The fire was a few feet away. I was telling him, "You have to jump, get off the roof" because the fire was nearly on his back.
  • Tamir Rice lawyer releases videos ahead of officer hearings

    Tamir Rice lawyer releases videos ahead of officer hearings

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    Nothing the officers said during the interviews could have been used against them in a criminal prosecution because they weren't read their rights beforehand. Cleveland .com first reported on the videos, which were provided to CNN by an attorney for the Rice family. "The inconsistencies among the officers' video-recorded statements, their prewritten and un-cross-examined statements to the grand jury, and the video of the shooting underscore how important it is for the city to finally hold ...
  • Donald Trump says he hasn't changed his position on border wall

    Donald Trump says he hasn't changed his position on border wall

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    There is a growing possibility on Capitol Hill that lawmakers may need to fall back on a week-long funding bill to avoid a shut down and keep the negotiations moving forward. "If you can make this about better border security, the president's in good shape", Republican Sen. Almost half of Democrats say they're optimistic as well.