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She enjoys immunity from prosecution as a European Parliament member. A small fire broke out after the device hit an insurance office on the ground floor, where Ms Le Pen's campaign is based, overnight on Wednesday. The European Parliament accuses Le Pen of misusing funds between 2011 and 2012 to pay two of her parliamentary assistants when in fact they worked for her National Front party.
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    Airstrike on Syrian town hit by chemical weapons kills 1

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    From now on we will respond with force to any aggressor or any breach of red lines from whoever it is and America knows our ability to respond well", the statement warned . The attack comes at a time of increasing reports of civilian deaths in airstrikes by the USA -led coalition in northern Syria. "In my first visit to NY to attend the UNGA meeting, I told European Union leaders that backing terrorists now would end up threatening the security of their own respective countries", Rouhani ...
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    Bounce House Blows Across the Road in SC

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    It says that five children were taken to the hospital but didn't have further information on their conditions. Reed said the fire department received a call about 2 p.m. The power line succeeded in stopping the house from going into traffic, but it also resulted in lost power for nearly 1,000 people, according to Fox Carolina .
  • Death toll climbs in clashes at Palestinian camp in Lebanon

    Death toll climbs in clashes at Palestinian camp in Lebanon

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    The adjacent highway is closed, and patients at the neighbouring government hospital have been moved elsewhere. Palestinian leaders said on Tuesday they would break up an armed Islamist group involved in clashes with security forces inside the volatile Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon.
  • Police block Besigye from accessing Stella Nyanzi

    Police block Besigye from accessing Stella Nyanzi

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    On Facebook Nyanzi has repeatedly rebuked First Lady Janet Museveni , who also serves as education minister, for saying the government has no money to buy sanitary napkins for poor schoolgirls, although the president had promised to budget for them while he campaigned for re-election past year.
  • US Attorney General talks new immigration efforts at Arizona border

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    Speaking in Nogales, Arizona, Sessions said anyone who crosses the US-Mexico border without legal immigration documents would now be detained and presented to a judge. "This is a new era", the immigration hardliner told Customs and Border Protection personnel . While the Department of Homeland Security drives apprehension, detention and deportation proceedings of undocumented immigrants, the Justice Department handles criminal prosecutions and the immigration courts, including ...
  • Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting, say confrontation not inevitable

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    After their first face-to-face at the Mar-a-Lago resort, he trumpeted they had developed an "outstanding" relationship. But the two days of meetings appeared heavier on optics than substance. president on a coveted state visit to China later in the year. The U.S. removed its nukes from South Korea 25 years ago. At the press briefing, Tillerson told reporters that Trump had alerted Xi of the missile strike at the end of their dinner together Thursday night.
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    A convoy of vehicles, including a black sedan carrying Park, entered a detention facility near Seoul before dawn after the Seoul Central District Court granted a prosecutors' request to arrest her. Company executives said they felt forced to donate for fear of retaliatory measures including state tax investigations. Choi Soon-Sil, Park's secret confidante at the heart of the scandal , is already on trial for forcing top local firms, including tech giant Samsung to "donate" almost $70m ...
  • Nth Korean suspects return with Kim coffin

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    US and South Korean intelligence sources say North Korea masterminded the deadly attack on Kim Jong Nam last month using VX nerve agent , a chemical so toxic that it is on a United Nations list of weapons of mass destruction. While he is believed to have kept out of politics, he has given brief interviews criticizing dynastic succession in North Korea. "It is better for Kim Jong-nam's body to be repatriated to North Korea (for the benefit of Kim Jong-un)", observed Thae.
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    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had made progress in talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and expected them to overcome many problems, a marked contrast to the stridently anti-China rhetoric of Trump's 2016 election campaign, APA reports quoting Reuters .