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A french rail worker demonstrates in Paris , Tuesday, April 3, 2018. They fear that plans to turn the SNCF into a state-owned company could eventually lead to the rail operator being privatized - something the government denies. If Macron triumphs - and this is by far the biggest test the 40-year-old former investment banker has faced so far - it will set the tone for other proposed changes, including revamping the education system and overhauling pensions.
  • United Kingdom publish evidence from Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    United Kingdom publish evidence from Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

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    Cambridge Analytica tweeted yesterday to refute Mr Wylie's extraordinary claims. SCL also had access to a database of over 600 districts and 7 lakh villages, which was being "constantly updated". What happened after that? But the fact it still exists raises questions over who had access to the data, what steps Cambridge Analytica took to ensure it had all been destroyed, and whether Cambridge Analytica knew that some of it was still available.
  • Macron out of his depth, says Turkey

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    Macron also said in the statement that the SDF had "no operational link with this terrorist group", adding that "a dialogue could be established between the SDF and Turkey with the assistance of France and the worldwide community". Macron had a meeting on Thursday at the Elysee Palace with an SDF delegation constituted of YPG members after which a senior Kurdish official said the president had promised to send more troops to the area as part of the coalition's efforts, provide humanitarian ...
  • N. Korea's Kim at K-pop show in Pyongyang

    N. Korea's Kim at K-pop show in Pyongyang

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    The singer, unfortunately, is unable to attend either of Red Velvet's Pyongyang concerts (scheduled for Sunday, April 1 and Tuesday, April 3) due to scheduling conflicts with her TV show. The ongoing cooperation steps between the rivals began after North Korea took part in February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The negotiations are expected to be followed by talks between Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump, set to occur by the end of May.
  • Florida jury acquits widow of Pulse nightclub shooter on all counts

    Florida jury acquits widow of Pulse nightclub shooter on all counts

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    Salman's family members were also in attendance during the court hearing, and were visibly stifled by the verdict. Prosecutors said Salman and her husband scouted out potential targets together - including Disney World's shopping and entertainment complex - and she knew he was buying ammunition for his AR-15 in preparation for a jihadi attack.
  • Poison spy's daughter is 'on the mend' after nerve agent attack

    Poison spy's daughter is 'on the mend' after nerve agent attack

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    Mr Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter, Yulia, have been in a critical condition since being found unconscious on a public bench in the English city of Salisbury on March 4. The attempted murder of Mr Skripal, a 66-year-old former colonel in Russian military intelligence who betrayed dozens of Russian agents to Britain's MI6 spy service, has plunged Moscow's relations with the West to a new post-Cold War low.
  • Violent Rioters Instigate IDF Response on Gaza Border

    Violent Rioters Instigate IDF Response on Gaza Border

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    A subsequent statement said troops had used dispersal means against protesters who were rolling burning tires and hurling stones at the security fence and at troops, and that soldiers had fired towards the main instigators. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman called for an investigation into the security failure. It is also, by coincidence, the eve of the week-long Passover festival.
  • SRK's 'fanboy moment' with Christopher Nolan is too good to miss

    SRK's 'fanboy moment' with Christopher Nolan is too good to miss

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    That's one of our favourite Kamal Haasan films. "We are trying to preserve for future generation the history of films, especially the way the filmmakers originally meant to make the films in", Nolan said. Farhan Akhtar, Aamir Khan, Shyam Benegal, Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan are all to have an informal bash with him. He is also going to talk about how the celluloid medium can co-exist with the digital mode.
  • One winning Mega Millions ticket worth $521M sold in NJ

    One winning Mega Millions ticket worth $521M sold in NJ

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    To win the jackpot a ticket must match all five numbers from 1 to 70, plus the bonus sixth number from 1 to 25. "Hearty congratulations to New Jersey for their big Mega Millions win", Gordon Medenica, Mega Millions lead director and Maryland Lottery and Gaming director, said in a statement.
  • Cong chief mocks PM Modi over paper leak; announces 'exam warriors-II'

    Cong chief mocks PM Modi over paper leak; announces 'exam warriors-II'

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    Aadhar leak! SSC Exam leak! On Wednesday, the board ordered that students will have to re-write the exams for the two subjects, triggering outrage. Rahul tweeted on Thursday morning. In its complaint to Delhi Police, the board also talked about an unaddressed envelope that CBSE received on March 26, the day class 12 Economics exam was conducted.
  • China's space lab set for fiery re-entry

    China's space lab set for fiery re-entry

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    When it reaches a height of about 70 kilometres above the surface, the atmosphere will start to melt the station. While it has an estimate on the time to re-entry, keep in mind there's no way to know precisely when it will hit the atmosphere and when small debris might fall to earth.
  • Atlanta tries to get back to normal in wake of cyberattack

    Atlanta tries to get back to normal in wake of cyberattack

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    On Tuesday officials told city employees to turn their computers and printers back on for the first time, part of an ongoing assessment of the impacts of the cyber breach, which took place on March 22 . Officials are being tight-lipped about specifics. Experts say the ransomware exploits are known software vulnerabilities and often organisations that fell victim to these kinds of attacks have not done a thorough job o patching systems regularly.
  • USA may tie social media to visa applications

    USA may tie social media to visa applications

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    He said in the immigration context, looking at social media can help an adjudicator assess whether the story the applicant is telling for applying for a benefit rings true - such as in the case of a marriage petition. In turn, DHS established a task force for using social media to screen immigration applicants. However, applying the requirement to all visa applicants would cover about 15 million people every year.
  • Paddy Jackson Issues Statement After Being Found Not Guilty Of Rape

    Paddy Jackson Issues Statement After Being Found Not Guilty Of Rape

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    Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding left Belfast Crown Court as free men after their acquittal of the rape charges against them. Ireland's Rape Crisis Network says it will continue to provide support for victims of rape and sexual assault following the unanimous not guilty verdicts in the trial of two rugby worldwide players, Paddy Jackson , and Stuart Olding , and their friends Blane Mcllroy and Rory Harrison .
  • Turkish assaults kill 41 PKK in Iraq

    Turkish assaults kill 41 PKK in Iraq

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    Over 25 countries, including the United States and European Union member states, chose to expel Russian diplomats over Moscow's alleged involvement in the poisoning of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal. Turkey and the U.S. will discuss the issue of the liberation of Syria's Manbij city from terrorists of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the People's Protection Units (YPG), the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.