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  • French Presidential Election 2017
    French_presidential_election_2017_polls 2017-04-23 05:19:08 UTC
    Who will win the French presidential election? PARIS — France has seen its most extraordinary presidential election campaign in recent history. Beyond politics as usual, it points to a deep institutional crisis. The French are going to the pol...
  • March for Science: Global concern over Trump's climate policy
    March_for_science-_global_concern_over_trump's_climate_policy 2017-04-23 02:08:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO — People across the world expressed their support for science and facts at Earth Day events billed as a March of Science events *"celebration of science" ) on Saturday. The main march was in Washington D.C., but more than ...
  • Merkel Schools Trump: You Can't Do A Trade Deal With Germany
    Merkel_schools_trump-_you_can't_do_a_trade_deal_with_germany 2017-04-22 19:08:55 UTC
    "Ten times Trump asked her ( German Chancellor Angela Merkel ) if he could negotiate a trade deal with Germany," the newspaper quoted a senior German politician as saying. "Every time she replied, 'You can't do a trade deal with Germany, only t...
  • U.S. Government Threatens Funding Cut To California
    San-francisco-california 2017-04-22 06:24:27 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut some funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do n...
  • Trump's Travel Ban Faces Its Second Challenge At US Appeals Court
    A_federal_judge_sets_hearing_on_trump's_sanctuary_city_defunding_order 2017-04-22 05:59:34 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican states are backing the measure, while one Democrat...
  • GOP Struggling To Pass A Spending Package To Keep The Government Open
    Gop_struggling_to_pass_a_spending_package_to_keep_the_government_open 2017-04-21 15:07:39 UTC
    WASHINGTOn — Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress face their first major budget test next week, with the threat of a U.S. government shutdown potentially hinging on his proposed Mexican border wall as well as Obamacare funding. ...
  • Germany: Borussia Dortmund bus attack was a criminal act with no ties to terrorism
    Germany-_borussia_dortmund_bus_attack_was_a_criminal_act_with_no_ties_to_terrorism 2017-04-21 06:18:58 UTC
    Dortmund — German police have arrested a 28-year-old man suspected of being behind last week's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team. Greed, not ties to international terror, is thought to have motivated the suspect. The 28-year old man, ...
  • Stephen Colbert: Bill O'Reilly was a self-righteous landfill of angry garbage
    Stephen_colbert-_bill_o'reilly_was_a_self-righteous_landfill_of_angry_garbage 2017-04-21 05:25:37 UTC
    Stephen Colbert opened his show on Wednesday night by addressing Fox News’ firing of Bill O’Reilly, the man who served as the inspiration for the “Stephen Colbert” conservative pundit character who spent almost a decade hosting The Colbert Report....
  • French Presidential Election: Le Pen Loses Ground To Macron
    2017_french_presidential_election-_le_pen_loses_ground_to_macron 2017-04-21 03:47:32 UTC
    PARIS — French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron spoke with former U.S. president Barack Obama on the phone on Thursday, in an apparent sign of support just three days before the first round of an uncertain presidential election. Macron sa...
  • Venezuela's opposition renewed nationwide protests
    Venezuela's_opposition_renewed_nationwide_protests 2017-04-20 17:52:06 UTC
    CARACAS — Venezuela's opposition renewed nationwide protests on Thursday to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro to hold elections and improve a collapsing economy, a day after three people were killed in similar demonstrations. ...
  • Trudeau rejects Trump's rhetoric over Canadian dairy system
    Justin_trudeau_rejected_trump's_rhetoric_over_canadian_dairy_industry 2017-04-20 17:47:39 UTC
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday brushed off an attack by U.S. President Donald Trump against Canada's system of dairy protections, saying every nation defended its agricultural industries. Trudeau told Bloomberg Television th...
  • World Bank Express Concerns Over Trump's Economic Policy
    World_bank_express_concerns_over_trump's_economic_policy 2017-04-20 10:33:25 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Global finance leaders are gathering on Trump's home turf to try to nudge his still-evolving policies away from protectionism and show broad support for open trade and global integration. The International Monetary Fund and World B...
  • Putin-linked think tank wrote plan to sway 2016 election in Trump's favor - documents
    Putin-linked_think_tank_wrote_plan_to_sway_2016_election_in_trump's_favor_-_documents 2017-04-20 10:26:25 UTC
    WASHINGTON — A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S...
  • Turkish Referendum: 2.5 Million Votes Might be Manipulated
    Turkish_referendum-_2.5_million_votes_might_be_manipulated 2017-04-19 08:29:28 UTC
    Up to 2.5 million votes could have been manipulated in Sunday's Turkish referendum that ended in a close "yes" vote for greater presidential powers, an Austrian member of the Council of Europe observer mission said on Tuesday. However Turkish a...
  • U.S. says Iran is in compliance with nuke deal, wants to review lifting of sanctions
    Secretary_of_state_rex_tillerson_wants_montenegro_to_be_a_member_of_nato 2017-04-19 08:10:31 UTC
    By Lesley Wroughton | WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said on Tuesday it was launching an inter-agency review of whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the United States' national security interests, while acknowledging tha...
  • Runoff in Georgia: "This is already a victory for the ages"
    Runoff_in_georgia-_this_is_already_a_victory_for_the_ages 2017-04-19 07:21:54 UTC
    A novice Democratic candidate weathered attacks from President Donald Trump and finished well ahead of his Republican rivals in a much-watched Georgia congressional race on Tuesday, but appeared to fall short of the majority he needed to win outri...
  • Trump's "America First" Order: Tighten H-1B Visa Program
    Trump's_'america_first'_order-_tighten_h-1b_visa_program 2017-04-19 04:05:46 UTC
    Kenosha, Wisconsin - U.S. President Donald J. Trump ordered federal agencies to look at tightening a visa program used to bring high-skilled foreign workers to the U.S., as he tries to carry out his campaign pledge to put "America First." Trump...
  • British PM Theresa May Called For An Early Election On June 8
    Theresa_may 2017-04-18 17:52:39 UTC
    By Elizabeth Piper, Kylie MacLellan and William James | LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by bolst...
  • Greece Needs To Implement Reforms To Secure A New Loan
    Greece_needs_to_implement_reforms_to_secure_a_new_loan 2017-04-18 07:45:33 UTC
    The International Monetary Fund will not take part in a bailout program for Greece if it deems the country's debt is unsustainable, the international lender's chief Christine Lagarde said in an interview published on Tuesday. Greece needs to im...
  • Germany's Volkswagen ready for selling more green cars in China
    Germany's_volkswagen_ready_for_selling_more_green_cars_in_china 2017-04-18 06:27:54 UTC
    China has aggressively promoted plug-in hybrid and battery electric cars, dubbed 'new energy vehicles', to fight urban smog but is gradually phasing out subsidies in favor of hard requirements like quotas. Under draft rules released in Septembe...
  • Trump Targets H-1B Visas Which Are Used Largely By Tech Industry
    Trump_targets_h-1b_visas_which_are_used_largely_by_tech_industry 2017-04-18 05:04:49 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump targets H-1B visas which are used largely by tech industry and will sign an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa program used to bring foreign workers to the U.S. to fill h...
  • Barbaric Slaughter of Native Americans in the 20th Century
    Barbaric_slaughter_of_native_americans_in_the_20th_century- 2017-04-18 03:18:51 UTC
    What happened to the Osage tribe is a dark, lost chapter in American history. The barbaric slaughter of Native Americans in the 20th century shows that part of the white population in the U.S. is unable to leave behind its violent and racist na...
  • Erdogan Seeks A 'One-Man Regime', Despite 'Deeply Divided' Turkey
    Erdogan_seeks_a_'one-man_regime'__despite__'deeply_divided'_turkey 2017-04-17 17:41:34 UTC
    ANKARA/ISTANBUL — In Ankara convoys of cars honking horns clogged a main avenue as they headed toward the AK Party's headquarters, their passengers waving flags from the windows, after President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum to g...
  • China's factory output rose 7.6 percent, asset investment grew 9.2 percent
    China's_factory_output_rose_7.6_percent__asset_investment_grew_9.2_percent 2017-04-17 03:27:13 UTC
    China's factory output rose 7.6 percent in March from a year earlier, while fixed-asset investment grew 9.2 percent in the first quarter, both beating expectations. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted factory output would grow by 6.3 perce...
  • Trump's Options Limited In Dealing With North Korea, Despite His Rhetoric
    Trump's_options_limited_in_dealing_with_north_korea__despite_his_rhetoric 2017-04-17 02:57:58 UTC
    North Korea denounced the United States for bringing "huge nuclear strategic assets" to the region as the Carl Vinson strike group with a flag-ship nuclear-powered aircraft carrier steamed closer, and said it stood ready to strike back. China s...