• Israel condemns Marine Le Pen for denying French responsibility for deporting Jews

    Israel condemns Marine Le Pen for denying French responsibility for deporting Jews

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    Speaking about the Vel d'Hiv roundup, the Front National leader claimed the French were not to blame, adding: "If there are people responsible, it's those who were in power at the time". A self-described patriot, Le Pen hopes to extract France from the European Union and do away with France's membership in the shared euro currency. "Le Pen, who wants to curb immigration, ditch the euro, and hold a referendum on European Union membership, was buoyed by Trump's victory and the British vote to ...
  • We won't sever diplomatic ties, says Najib

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    The two countries had been locked in a diplomatic row in the wake of the killing in Kuala Lumpur last month. But on Friday, in the wake of the larger political deal with North Korea, Khalid said authorities recorded statements from the men and released them.
  • Venezuelan Supreme Court Restores Power to National Assembly

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    Speaking ahead of the Court's decision, Socialist President Nicolas Maduro claimed the conflict had been overcome. The court based its latest decision on an earlier ruling that the opposition majority was in contempt of court. Some said they anxious that while Maduro has so far insisted on meeting foreign bond payments amid the economic collapse, a further escalation of the crisis may erode that determination.
  • Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, US State Secretary Tillerson Meet in Moscow

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    Russian Federation believes it " ultimately important to prevent any risks of any more of such actions in the future ", Lavrov said referring to the recent U.S. "I really think there is going to be a lot of pressure on Russian Federation to make sure that peace happens because frankly if Russian Federation hadn't have gone in and backed this animal you wouldn't have a problem right now", Mr Trump told Fox Business.
  • Russia accuses US of unlawful Syria raid

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    At the start of his meeting with Lavrov, Tillerson said he wanted to "clarify areas of common objectives, areas of common interest - even where our tactical approaches may be different - and further clarify areas of sharp difference". The first one is to bear Assad's regime, which is supported by Russian Federation and Iran and threatens Israel in the medium term. Since late 2012, there have been some 64 alleged attacks, employing various toxic chemicals, ranging from chlorine to sarin gas.
  • Trump Son-In-Law, Adviser Jared Kushner Visits Iraq

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    President Barack Obama's outgoing administration. The official said Kushner had already arrived. It is Kushner's and Bossert's first trips to Iraq, according to the statement . The pair were scheduled to depart after only four hours on the ground, ensuring Kushner is back in time to manage Xi Jinping's visit later this week.
  • Sean Spicer Hitler gaffe

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    Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called the comments "unfortunate". Hitler gassed millions of people in concentration camps, including German Jews. After the briefing, Spicer emailed a statement to reporters: "In no way was I trying to lessen the horrendous nature of the Holocaust". Why even bring up the Holocaust? "It was a mistake to do that and, again, that's why I should have just stayed on topic, stayed focused on the actions that Assad had taken and the disgusting atrocities ...
  • ISIS Makes First Official Comments on Donald Trump Since He Became President

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    A number of Islamic State commanders were killed in an air strike on a position in Hay al-Tanak, a stronghold of the group, they said. He does not flinch when a mortar opens fire just around the corner. The current phase of the campaign is the most hard as narrow alleyways in the densely populated old city limit the use of artillery, air power and armoured vehicles.
  • United Airlines won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO

    United Airlines won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO

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    That eventually led to the video everybody has seen - a 69-year-old man being dragged off the plane by security officers after refusing to give up his seat. "Specifically, the use of law enforcement aboard an aircraft has to be looked at very carefully", he said. "[Sending law enforcement] to remove a booked, paid, seating passenger - we can't do that".
  • Trump on North Korea: 'We Are Sending an Armada'

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    There is speculation that the nation could be preparing a missile launch, or even another nuclear test, to mark the 105th birthday anniversary of its founder Kim Il-sung on Saturday. The Korean Peninsula has not been so close to a "military clash" since North Korea conducted its first nuclear test in 2006, China's influential state-run tabloid the Global Times said in an editorial.
  • Woman, 19, lost in NSW bushland

    Woman, 19, lost in NSW bushland

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    The woman's body was located on Thursday morning and is now being retrieved, police said. Her partner raised the alarm about 5pm on Wednesday at the Royal National Park and a search was launched involving PolAir but she couldn't be found.