• Marine Le Pen's Front National headquarters raided by police

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    Shunned by European leaders over her party's stance on immigration and its anti-EU message, Le Pen's meeting with Lebanese top officials aimed to boost her worldwide credibility. Paris prosecutor's office said that aide Catherine Griset was detained for questioning Wednesday, and subsequently charged with breach of trust. Two of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen's staff were detained on Wednesday as part of a financial inquiry.
  • A lethal shooting at the US-Mexico border divides the Supreme Court

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    Supreme Court seemed torn at oral arguments on Tuesday - torn between their sense of justice and legal rules that until now have protected U.S. Border Patrol agents from liability in cross-border shootings. Breyer argued certain constitutional provisions should apply in the zone where Hernandez was killed. Mesa's attorneys countered that "Hernandez had been arrested twice before for alien smuggling and had been given voluntary returns to Mexico due to his juvenile status".
  • Amazon Offers $8.62 Off Orders of $50 or More Today

    Amazon Offers $8.62 Off Orders of $50 or More Today

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    Just use code BIGTHANKS at checkout. Offer expires at 11:59 PM (PT) on 2/22/2017. (You can't get the discount via Alexa, Prime Now or Amazon Restaurants.) Everything must be in one order, and it excludes digital content, video games and Amazon Gift Cards.
  • Trump says media treated Flynn unfairly

    Trump says media treated Flynn unfairly

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    Gen. Keith Kellogg, who, like Flynn, advised Trump on national security and foreign policy during the presidential campaign. But the top Republicans in the Senate and House of Representatives have insisted the matter be investigated by existing Republican-led committees.
  • Kim Jong Nam's death: Footage surfaces showing attack

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    President Donald Trump told a news conference after the test: "Obviously North Korea is a big, big problem and we will deal with that very strongly". Beijing has been, after all, Pyongyang's most important ally and trading partner, as well as its main source of food, arms and energy.
  • Texas men killed in Australia plane crash

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    Victoria Premier David Andrews called the crash the state's worst air accident in the past thirty years. The men's wives were travelling with them and had reportedly planned to spend the day on Victoria's Great Ocean Road while their husbands flew to the remote Bass Strait Island that has become a golfing destination.
  • Team India unfazed by Australia's sledging threat for Test series

    Team India unfazed by Australia's sledging threat for Test series

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    It's keeping the team together that has got these results. Right at start of New Zealand series we looked at the entire season. Shaun Marsh should probably come in for Matt Renshaw, who has been terrific in the first four Tests of his career, but batting on the subcontinent is an altogether different challenge.
  • Pakistani forces kill over 100 terrorists following bombing killing almost 90 people

    Pakistani forces kill over 100 terrorists following bombing killing almost 90 people

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    Chairing a high-level security meeting at the General Headquarters (GHQ), he said enhanced security measures taken along the Pak-Afghan border are to fight the common enemy, which include "terrorists of all hues and colour". A series of other attacks were apparently coordinated by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP, or Pakistani Taliban), including a bombing in the eastern city of Lahore which killed 14 people and wounded dozens on February 13.
  • Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin Dies at 64

    Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin Dies at 64

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    Samantha Powers , a former ambassador to the United Nations for U.S., tweeted about her sense of loss and wrote, "Devastated by passing of Russian UN Amb Vitaly Churkin ". As Moscow's senior diplomat at the United Nations, he regularly engaged in colourful clashes with his Western counterparts at the Security Council as relations deteriorated over wars in Syria and Ukraine.
  • Vehicle bomb in Somalia kills at least 30

    Vehicle bomb in Somalia kills at least 30

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    Another security official, Mohamed Jilibey, said there were a lot of civilians near the site of the explosion. The president said 900 Somali civilians were killed in al-Shabab attacks previous year. "I need the Somali public to understand how much the government is in need of their support". On Saturday a senior al-Shabab commander vowed to target the president's supporters.
  • Trump 'evaluating the situation' involving Flynn, Russia

    Trump 'evaluating the situation' involving Flynn, Russia

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    Flynn apologized privately for the controversy to Vice President Mike Pence, according to a White House official. "Unfortunately, because of the fast pace of events, I inadvertently briefed the Vice President Elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian Ambassador".