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Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on May 7, 2017 in a resounding victory over far-right Front National (FN - National Front) rival after a deeply divisive campaign. He would not declare his presidential bid until three months later, on November 16, 2016, but by then he had already started making the relationship with Trogneux - almost 25 years his senior - an integral part of his public persona.
  • Several Deaths And Injuries Ensue After Heavy Flooding And Tornados Strike Texas

    Several Deaths And Injuries Ensue After Heavy Flooding And Tornados Strike Texas

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    Parts of the Midwest and South braced for more flooding Monday in the wake of weekend storms, tornadoes and flooding that proved fatal. A wind advisory was in effect over much of the South. In addition, a volunteer fire chief was killed "when he was struck by a vehicle shortly before 4 a.m. while checking water levels" on a highway in the north of the state.
  • Thai police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

    Thai police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

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    Police would still hunt for him if he moved to another country, and if he returned to Thailand he would be arrested, he said. The statutes of limitation have since expired on charges of speeding and reckless driving causing property damage, but he remains accused of reckless driving resulting in death, which has a 15-year statute of limitation, and refusing to stop to assist a victim, for which the statute ends in September.
  • Macron crushes Le Pen in French election

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    Macron visited Israel in September 2015 while serving as economy minister under outgoing President Francois Hollande, during which he defended Paris's support for the European Union's plans to label products from Israeli settlements, while also expressing its opposition to any boycott of Israel.
  • Hypocrisy to spare on health care

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    If states go this route, they have to set up alternative means of insurance, like "high-risk pools", and companies would be able to charge more to those with preexisting conditions who've let their coverage lapse, USA Today reported , which could disproportionally affect low-income Americans.
  • 53 per cent turnout in Delhi municipal polls

    53 per cent turnout in Delhi municipal polls

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    Nearly half of Delhi's voters stayed away from polling, with the city recording a turnout of 53.6% - a notch higher than the 2012 civic election. Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who cast her vote in Nizamuddin, asked the voters to think about the development work done by the previous Congress governments.
  • Gazprom starts construction of gas pipeline to Turkey

    Gazprom starts construction of gas pipeline to Turkey

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    Russian energy company Gazprom said construction of a pipeline known variably as TurkStream or Turkish Stream started during the weekend from the Russian waters in the Black Sea. In March, Russia and Turkey signed a series of trade and economic agreements aimed at broadening the bilateral level of cooperation. It was suspended amid escalated tensions caused by Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane in November 2014, and negotiations resumed in the middle of a year ago as bilateral relations ...
  • Starvation could spread to 3rd South Sudan county: New report

    Starvation could spread to 3rd South Sudan county: New report

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    The UN also said that no fewer than one million children have fled outside South Sudan while another one million are internally displaced. The agencies said more than a thousand children have been killed in the fighting. " No refugee crisis today worries me more than South Sudan ", said Valentin Tapsoba of the UNHCR . A boy displaced by fighting in South Sudan arrives in Lamwo after fleeing fighting in Pajok town across the border in northern Uganda , April 5, 2017.
  • Trump's First Foreign Trip To Include Saudi Arabia And Israel

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    Mr Trump's predecessor Barack Obama had a testy relationship with both Israel and Saudi Arabia. "At the core [of those faiths] is a belief in tolerance". "The president is disruptive, but not doctrinaire", the third official said. Meetings regularly begin as soon as Air Force One touches down in a far-flung time zone, leaving little time for a commander in chief to adjust to a new setting, or clock.
  • Warm weather and low energy prices hurt Centrica's margins

    Warm weather and low energy prices hurt Centrica's margins

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    The Conservatives have pledged to crack down on the United Kingdom energy sector with a price cap as part of their campaign ahead of the general election on 8 June. The group achieved savings of £384m previous year and plan to cut a total of 6,000 jobs. On May 3 Centrica announced a GBP60 million investment in its offshore operations in Morecambe Bay.