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Then came the election of Donald Trump, a president who threatened to abandon the traditional USA support for European integration and publicly attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel while praising Vladimir Putin. She promised to oppose the new president's policies in the upcoming elections for the legislature in June. Meanwhile, Ms Le Pen's father redoubled his criticism of his daughter late on Sunday.
  • UK General election: PM May 'not taking victory for granted'

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    The wins, combined with Labout losing seven councils, deflated the left-wing party's hopes for the general election after they worked to close the polls. Labour tried to play down the significance of a bruising set of results which saw it forfeit nearly 300 council seats, lose control of Glasgow for the first time in around 40 years and suffer reverses in Welsh strongholds.
  • Many French voters yet to be convinced by Macron despite overwhelming victory

    Many French voters yet to be convinced by Macron despite overwhelming victory

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    Macron, a center-left candidate defeated Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate whose campaign focused on issues of immigration and nationalism, not unlike Trump. Macron aims to ease France's famously rigid labor laws that he believes fuel unemployment and wants to improve education in deprived areas as well as increase welfare protection to the self-employed.
  • 4 detained in United Kingdom counter terrorism operation

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    Officers say the operation was not connected to an arrest near Parliament on Thursday, when a man was detained on suspicion of terror offences. The 20-year-old man who is understood to have accompanied the women on the bus was arrested near to the Harlesden Road address, while a 16-year-old male and a woman aged 20 were arrested at the house.
  • City of Montreal declares state of emergency from flooding

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    A Concordia University professor and climatologist said the combination of the record rainfall, melting snow, and global warming is what led to the extreme flooding. In the eastern Ontario, a heroic sandbagging effort failed to prevent dozens of homes in the village of Cumberland from being flooded. A mandatory evacuation of residents order has also been issued.
  • North Korea detains another USA citizen

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    The Asian Football Confederation says the game can go ahead in Pyongyang on June 8 after the Malaysian soccer federation confirmed it was not subject to "government travel restrictions". "The security of US citizens is one of the department's highest priorities ". The claims have come around the same time North Korea announced the arrests of two American university instructors .
  • Britons 'oppose' Brexit guarantee for European Union citizens in UK

    Britons 'oppose' Brexit guarantee for European Union citizens in UK

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    Corbyn has spent weeks accusing May of ducking scrutiny, and a special website has been created by Labour to lobby for the televised grilling. Broadcasters have said they could still hold a debate with the leaders of all the opposition parties, but Corbyn's spokesman said the Labour leader would not take part in such a programme.
  • North Korea: US, South Korean spies tried to kill Kim Jong Un

    North Korea: US, South Korean spies tried to kill Kim Jong Un

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    In an announcement published by the country's state media, the country's security ministry said: 'We will ferret out and mercilessly destroy to the last one the terrorists of the U.S. Asked about the KCNA commentary during a regular briefing Thursday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Beijing's position on "developing good neighborly and friendly cooperation with North Korea is also consistent and clear".
  • Thailand father films himself killing daughter on Facebook Live

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    Jullaus Suvannin , a police officer in charge of the case, said Wongtalay's motive appeared to be his troubled marriage. The video was livestreamed Monday evening and made inaccessible by Facebook late Tuesday afternoon. A regional Facebook representative in Singapore said the incident was "appalling". The video was available for viewing for 24 hours before Facebook responded to complaints and removed the video.