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Saying Le Pen voters backed her because they were angry, he vowed: "I will do everything in the five years to come so there is no more reason to vote for the extremes". Tonight the people of France gather together and what you represent - you represent fervor, enthusiasm, energy, the energy of the French people. Le Pen's surprise appearance put him on the defensive and prompted him to meet with angry Whirlpool workers later the same day.
  • ISIS leader in Afghanistan was killed last month

    ISIS leader in Afghanistan was killed last month

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    Hasib was appointed past year following the death of his predecessor, Hafiz Saeed Khan - a former Pakistani Taliban commander - in a USA drone strike in the same Afghan province. Last year, Hasib was appointed as the leader of IS' faction in Afghanistan - otherwise known as Islamic State Khorasan (ISIS-K) - after his predecessor Hafiz Saeed Khan died in a USA drone strike.
  • Oversight: 'No evidence' Flynn complied with law over Russian Federation payments

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    But Cummings would not go so far as to accuse the White House of intentionally obstructing the committee's investigation of Flynn. Chaffetz and Cummings said there was no evidence Flynn complied with federal law. Rep. Gerry Connolly, a Democratic member of the House oversight committee, said on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" that there is "no question" Flynn had committed a crime.
  • Russian Federation ready to work with Saudi Arabia, US on Syria

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    Above all, the responsibility for that lies upon Russian Federation and Iran, while the Syrian regime relies on their support", the ministry said in a statement. Political and armed opposition groups have rejected the proposal, saying Russian Federation has been unwilling or unable to get Assad and his Iranian-backed militia allies to respect past ceasefires.
  • Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

    Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

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    One civilian died and 30 other civilians were hurt in the rocket attacks from Pakistani forces, the spokesman said. Kandahar police chief General Abdul Raziq said 40 Pakistani soldiers and 37 others were killed, including 14 Afghan border police.
  • Senate to vote on government funding bill Thursday

    Senate to vote on government funding bill Thursday

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    In a vote of 79-18, the Senate approved the bill which increases defence spending while keeps some Democratic priorities in place, Xinhua news agency reported. Lawmakers also reached a deal to permanently fund health benefits for retired coal miners. Still, he added: "There are a lot of ways to skin the cat".
  • Trump Vows Peace Push After Meeting Abbas - But Scant Details

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    Many of Trump's predecessors have tried to mediate the decadeslong conflict. He also added that a peace deal based on a two-state solution would aid the fight against terrorism. Three Republican senators urged a halt to such payments in a letter to Trump that reflected widespread opinion in Congress. While Trump did not mention that specific formula, Abbas made sure to emphasize that it was the only option for the Palestinians.
  • Euro strengthens as 'pro-business' Macron wins French presidency

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    Leaders and political figures across Europe welcomed - or denounced - the results as an endorsement of a united Europe, similar to the victories of moderate Alexander Van der Bellen over right-wing populist Norbert Hofer in Austria in December and of Mark Rutte's People's Party for Freedom and Democracy over anti-Islam nationalist Geert Wilders' Party for Freedom in the Netherlands in March.
  • Trump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's election

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    Germany's foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel, laced his welcome for Macron with a warning to the French, saying: "If he fails, in five years Mrs. Le Pen will be president and the European project will go to the dogs". (Onwards!) party would emerge as the largest group, followed by the conservatives. Le Pen said her "historic and massive" score turned her party into "the leading opposition force against the new president's plans".
  • BJP dubs Mulayam's statement on Akhilesh as 'another episode of family drama'

    BJP dubs Mulayam's statement on Akhilesh as 'another episode of family drama'

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    According to a news agency, Mr Yadav told reporters in Mainpuri that though the Congress left no stone unturned to "ruin" his life, his son Akhilesh Yadav forged an alliance with the party in the run up to the assembly polls. "The core vote bank of SP stands to loosen, if not divided completely, if Shivpal breaks away or even gets expelled from the party. (Mulayam put his life and position as head of government at stake for secularism, and that is why I stand with him and will always do so)", ...
  • Russia-backed Syria deal enters into effect

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    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ISIS fighters withdrew from Tabqa and the nearby dam after reaching an agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces to leave. It is not clear how the cease-fire or "de-escalation zones" will be enforced in areas still to be determined in maps to emerge a month from now. The US State Department said that it supports "any effort" that can genuinely move toward peace but voiced scepticism about the new agreement's ability to create safe ...
  • Klopp blames 'dry pitch' for dropped points

    Klopp blames 'dry pitch' for dropped points

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    You saw what they did. "People will say it is very smart because he missed and on the other [hand] people will say it is not sportsmanship", he added. "It's not nice to drop the points at home, but now we play away and then we have another home game". We needed to score. Third-placed Liverpool have now made qualifying for the Champions League more hard than they would have wished and Klopp, who spent most of the second half ranting on the sidelines, struggled to hide his ...