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Le Pen has tried to raise her worldwide profile and press her pro-Christian stance with her visit to Lebanon, a former French protectorate. Ms Le Pen has been accused by the European Parliament of misusing a total of some 340,000 euros (£289,000; $359,000), AFP news agency reports .
  • At least 18 dead in terror attack in Somalia's Mogadishu

    At least 18 dead in terror attack in Somalia's Mogadishu

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    That entity carries out systematic deadly attacks in this capital, a lot of them by suicide bombers, and one of its leaders, Sheikh Hassan Yaqub, recently announced a next action in retaliation against the recent elections in which the Parliament elected the new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.
  • Flynn resigns as national security adviser

    Flynn resigns as national security adviser

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    Flynn's resignation came after reports that the Justice Department had alerted the White House weeks ago that there were contradictions between Trump officials' public accounting of the Russian Federation contacts and what intelligence officials knew to be true based on routine recordings of communications with foreign officials who are in the U.S.
  • Vauxhall deal: PM set to meet Peugeot boss

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    Quoted in The Guardian newspaper , a Downing Street spokesman said: "We can confirm we have received a meeting request". PSA Group has pledged to maintain GM's Opel operations in Germany but the future of United Kingdom plants in Ellesmere Port and Luton remain uncertain, according to reports on the Continent.
  • 'Yesterday's man' Tony Blair berated over Brexit call

    'Yesterday's man' Tony Blair berated over Brexit call

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    With only a small minority of elected lawmakers willing to risk their careers by opposing Brexit , the former Prime Minister acknowledged that reversing the vote would be extremely hard if not impossible. "There will be a feeling amongst a good number of Labour people that the timing is unhelpful", he said. But Blair, who was criticized for his closeness to the last Republican president, George W.
  • Trump Names R. Alexander Acosta As His New Labor Secretary Nominee

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    The news conference is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. EST. Spokesman George Thompson said Wednesday that Puzder did not tell the White House about the housekeeper issue until after he had been nominated. The last-minute press conference comes amid a tumultuous week for the president, who saw Mr. Puzder drop out and had to force a resignation from his national security adviser over his misleading administration officials about contacts with Russian Federation during the transition.
  • Egypt's firebrand 'blind sheikh' dies in USA prison

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    His son Ammar told the newswire he had been informed of his father's death by a United States representative, who called the family in Egypt, where they live. The Muslim cleric was linked to extremist Islamist circles in Egypt and overseas, denouncing secular Muslims. After a nine-month trial, Abdel Rahman and nine of his followers were found guilty in October 1995 on 48 of 50 charges.
  • Revised US travel ban to spare certain green-card holders

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    Asked whether that meant Trump's new executive order would allow people with green cards and visas to come into the United States, Kelly said "it's a good assumption". He promised "a short phase-in period to make sure that people on the other end don't get on airplanes". The abrupt implementation of the ban, which was enforced just hours after it was signed, caught many officials and travelers unaware, leading to chaos and protests at worldwide airports in the USA and overseas.
  • President greets Gambia on its Independence Day

    President greets Gambia on its Independence Day

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    He was sworn into office last month at Gambia's embassy in neighboring Senegal as former leader Yahya Jammeh refused to cede power. Adama Barrow takes over from Yahya Jammeh who was forced by global pressure and military intervention threats to fly into exile in Equatorial Guinea.
  • Trump Emailed A Bizarre Anti-Media Survey Out To His Supporters

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    Trump's campaign website published a so-called "Media Accountability Study" after midnight on Tuesday It appears to be an effort to understand if those favourable to the president agree with his views on the press The weird quiz asks questions such as: 'Do you believe the mainstream media has reported unfairly on our movement?' But what it really shows is, as we said, the Trump administration is in campaign mode 24/7, and they aren't kidding: the media is "the opposition party ", as ...
  • Man arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation after threatening 'Dylann Roof-style attack'

    Man arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation after threatening 'Dylann Roof-style attack'

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    He's been charged with one count of felon in possession of a firearm or ammunition. McDowell had not decided on a place for the attack, according to the complaint. After the Facebook post, McDowell requested a gun via Facebook Instant Messenger, which then got the Federal Bureau of Investigation involved. McDowell indicated on January 6, he was looking for a gun, the feds said, and met an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation employee about a week later at an unidentified hotel in ...
  • Michael Flynn's replacement - three possibilities

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    Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the foreign affairs committee in the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, said on Facebook that firing a national security adviser for his contacts with Russia was "not just paranoia, but something even worse".
  • Sears And Kmart Latest Retailers To Drop Trump Products

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    Both prefer to emphasize that many remain available through their agreements with third parties. Nordstrom's decision to cut ties with Ivanka Trump's brand prompted President Trump to tweet that it was "unfair". Other companies that have been scaling back or dropping Trump merchandise are hoping to avoid a backlash or the boycott threats Nordstrom saw, issuing carefully crafted and brief statements if they address the mater at all.
  • Roman Polanski seeks to have prosecutor's testimony unsealed

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    Polanski pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl and fled the United States in 1978 on the eve of sentencing. It's been 40 years since Roman Polanski set foot on the USA mainland, but the disgraced director is said to want to square things up and come back to America without facing jail time, TMZ reports.