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France’s Macron takes power, vows to heal division, restore global status

France's Macron takes power, vows to heal division, restore global status

France's Macron takes power, vows to heal division, restore global status Emmanuel Macron took power as president of France on Sunday, vowing to restore the country's status in Europe and the world and heal divisions in society -- a nod to the bitter campaign the pro-EU centrist fought to defeat a far-right leader.

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Top lawmakers confident in fairness of Clinton email probe

Top lawmakers confident in fairness of Clinton email probe

Top lawmakers confident in fairness of Clinton email probe Top lawmakers from both major U.S. political parties said on Sunday they trusted the Justice Department to appropriately handle its probe of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s private email server, after a heavily criticized meeting between Clinton’s husband and the U.S. attorney …

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Clinton claims nomination

Clinton claims nomination

Clinton hails a milestone as she clinches Democratic nomination Hillary Clinton declared herself the Democratic Party nominee for U.S. president on Tuesday, embracing her role in history as the first woman to lead a major party in a race for the White House. The former first lady, U.S. senator and …

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Ohio voters may be shut out in November

Ohio voters may be shut out in November

Ohio voters may be shut out in November When Larry Harmon tried to vote on a marijuana initiative in November in his hometown of Kent, Ohio, the 59-year-old software engineer found his name had been struck from the voter rolls. Two hours south in Zanesville, restaurant worker Chris Conrad, 37, …

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Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates ‘lazy schoolchildren’ lawmakers

Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates 'lazy schoolchildren' lawmakers

Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates ‘lazy schoolchildren’ lawmakers Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, whose resistance to her imprisonment in Russia has made her a national hero and a potentially disruptive force in Ukrainian politics, received a standing ovation in her first address to parliament on Tuesday. A helicopter navigator captured …

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Obama calls for world without nuclear arms

Obama calls for world without nuclear arms

Obama calls for world without nuclear arms Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world’s first atomic bombing, in a gesture Tokyo and Washington hope will showcase their alliance and reinvigorate efforts to rid the world of nuclear arms. Even before …

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Obama says will ensure freedom of navigation in South China Sea

Obama says will ensure freedom of navigation in South China Sea

Obama says will ensure freedom of navigation in South China Sea U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that Washington would stand with partners to ensure freedom of navigation and flight in the South China Sea and, without mentioning China by name, said big nations should not bully smaller ones. …

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Sanders steps up feud with Democratic establishment

Sanders steps up feud with Democratic establishment

Sanders steps up feud with Democratic establishment Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders cranked up his fight with party leaders on Sunday, backing a challenger to the Democratic National Committee’s chairwoman and accusing the party’s establishment of trying to anoint Hillary Clinton as the nominee for president. In a series of …

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Democrats chide Sanders after Nevada mutiny

Democrats chide Sanders after Nevada mutiny

Democrats chide Sanders after Nevada mutiny Infighting dogged the Democrats on Wednesday as Bernie Sanders’ campaign accused party leaders of bias against him and many Democrats urged Sanders to keep his supporters in check. The tensions after a chaotic weekend convention in Nevada emerged as Republicans begin to rally around …

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Silicon Valley mocks Trump over his tech bubble warning

Silicon Valley mocks Trump over his tech bubble warning

Silicon Valley mocks Trump over his tech bubble warning Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that a dangerous financial bubble has formed in the technology industry – and Silicon Valley responded with a collective eye roll. In a Reuters interview, the New York billionaire said technology start-ups that …

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