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French presidential candidate Emanuel Macron leads in French presidential election after 90 percent of votes counted
Le Pen will follow in her father Jean-Marie's footsteps who made it through to second round in 2002
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A Guam archbishop accused of sexual abuse could have his fate decided later this year.              
PARIS (Reuters) - The populist tsunami that slammed into Britain last year, before sweeping across the Atlantic to the United States, may have faded on the shores of France on Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who authorities say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his Northern California apartment. T
Marine Le Pen is tailing Emmanuel Macron in French presidential election
SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Oregon resident Brennan Agranoff spends his days going to school, doing chores and running his custom-design sock business. Television station KATU reports (h
LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian police are evaluating the possible expulsion of two foreigners for "inciting" rural communities to protest against the Hudbay Minerals mining company, which owns a copper min
New York City officials say five people, including children, are dead and multiple people have been injured in a house fire. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon shortly after 2 p.m. in the Queens Vil
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He will meet Le Pen in the May 7 second round, according to the projections
April the giraffe has brought a bundle of joy to a small zoo in rural New York, thanks to a YouTube livestream of her pregnancy and birth of a calf that riveted viewers around the world.
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, in the latest sign of rising tension as U.S. President Donald Tr
First results say centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen go through to run-off in French vote
PARIS (AP) — French centrist Emmanuel Macron faces an unprecedented challenge in his quest for the French presidency: A newcomer to politics, he was virtually unknown to most of his countrymen just t
Anthony Levandowski had left Alphabet to launch his own self-driving start-up Otto
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An ambush by the Islamic State group killed 10 members of the security forces Sunday in western Iraq, where federal and other forces recently ramped up an anti-jihadist offensive
AMMAN (Reuters) - Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has called on Syrian Sunni jihadists to wage guerrilla war against enemies ranging from Syrian President Bashar al Assad and his Iranian-backed allie
Apple joins a long list of carmakers, startups & tech rivals that are testing cars on state roads
The first-round vote is viewed as a test for the future of Europe.              
Bonuses scrapped were reinstated as higher-than-expected revenue helped to drive down budget deficit
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The city-state took the No 2 spot behind Switzerland on the Global Talent Competitiveness Index
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The turnout at 1500 GMT was 69.42 per cent
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