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Marine Le Pen is latest French politician embroiled in fraud allegations. - Christian Science Monitor

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Christian Science Monitor

Marine Le Pen is latest French politician embroiled in fraud allegations.
Christian Science Monitor
French National Front candidate Marine Le Pen faces allegations that members of her staff held and received salaries from fake EU jobs, making her the second presidential contender to become caught up in fraud controversy. Monitor's Best: Top 5 ...
French Election Wide Open After the Weekend Everyone StumbledBloomberg
France's Melenchon Says He Would Hike Spending by 273 Billion EurosU.S. News & World Report
French protests target 'fake jobs' candidates Fillon, Le PenYahoo News
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Priebus says no known Trump-related contacts with Russian agents - The Boston Globe

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The Boston Globe

Priebus says no known Trump-related contacts with Russian agents
The Boston Globe
Reince Priebus said Donald Trump and his advisers are not aware of any contacts between the president's associates and Russian agents during the 2016 election campaign. ''We don't know of any contacts with Russian agents,'' Priebus said on NBC's ...
White House denies any collusion between the Trump campaign and RussiaLos Angeles Times
Top Trump aide blasts media for using unnamed sources, then uses unnamed sourcesMic
Reince Priebus Defends Trump's Press is the "Enemy of the American People"YouTube
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Bomb explodes by Colombia bull ring, injuring 26 - Yahoo News

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Bomb explodes by Colombia bull ring, injuring 26
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CORRECTS TO TWO DOZEN POLICE OFFICERS INJURED AND NO DEATHS - Police and investigators inspect the site where a homemade bomb exploded near the Santamaria bull ring in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. The artefact was ...
Explosion rattles Colombia's capital, leaving one dead and dozens injuredMiami Herald
Bogota Explosion: Bomb Hit Ahead Of Colombia Bulfighting Protest [VIDEO]International Business Times
At least 31 injured in explosion in ColombiaWBAL Baltimore
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UN envoy questions US engagement on Syria - Arab News

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Arab News

UN envoy questions US engagement on Syria
Arab News
Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Syria, speaks on the last day of the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Sunday. (AP). MUNICH: UN envoy Staffan de Mistura on Sunday questioned US President Donald ...

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Melania Trump attacked for reciting 'The Lord's Prayer' at campaign rally - Fox News

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Melania Trump attacked for reciting 'The Lord's Prayer' at campaign rally
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Leftists on social media tore into First Lady Melania Trump, mocking her accent and religion and branding her everything from a hostage to a whore – all for the secular offense of reciting “The Lord's Prayer.” Melania Trump began President Trump's ...
Trump Speaks to Thousands in Florida, Blasts 'Fake News' Media; Melania Leads Crowd in Lord's PrayerChristian Post
WATCH: Melania Trump recites 'The Lord's Prayer' before assailing her critics in Florida speechRaw Story
Melania Trump opens Florida rally with prayerYahoo News
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UN and others play down expectations for Geneva talks on Syria - Reuters

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UN and others play down expectations for Geneva talks on Syria
Reuters
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura delivers his speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle. By John Irish and Andrea Shalal | MUNICH. MUNICH The United Nations and ...
Syria ceasefire opens door for political talks, UN saysCNN
UN envoy De Mistura questions US engagement on SyriaYahoo News
UN Syria envoy seeks momentum in upcoming Geneva talksWashington Post
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5 Questions After A Chaotic Week In The Trump White House - NPR

12 hours 39 min ago

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5 Questions After A Chaotic Week In The Trump White House
NPR
What a week it was for Donald Trump. As if everyone didn't know this already — Donald Trump is governing just the way he campaigned. He's a one-man band with an impulsive, seat-of-the-pants management style. As his former rival Jeb Bush correctly ...
Reince Priebus Denies FBI Spoke With Anyone Else In White HouseNBCNews.com
Most Americans Want Congress To Investigate Michael FlynnHuffington Post
Priebus: 'We don't have problems in the West Wing'The Hill
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How an American Bureaucrat Became President of Somalia - Politico

12 hours 56 min ago

Politico

How an American Bureaucrat Became President of Somalia
Politico
On the morning of February 8, a civil servant from Buffalo, New York—a Somali by birth but an American by choice—walked into a heavily-guarded airplane hangar in the battle-scarred capital of his native country where an important vote was about to ...
Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 18, wounds 25Reuters
Truck Bomb in Somali Capital Kills 20Voice of America
Blast in Somalia kills 15 in Mogadishu marketplaceSan Francisco Chronicle
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'Last Night in Sweden'? Trump's Remark Baffles a Nation - New York Times

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'Last Night in Sweden'? Trump's Remark Baffles a Nation
New York Times
LONDON — Swedes reacted with confusion, anger and ridicule on Sunday to a vague remark by President Trump that suggested that something terrible had occurred in their country. During a campaign-style rally on Saturday in Florida, Mr. Trump issued a ...
Sweden Terror Attack? Donald Trump Refers To An Incident That Never Occurred, During Florida RallyInternational Business Times
A Swedish Librarian Schooled People On Twitter After Trump's "Last Night In Sweden" Comments Caused ConfusionBuzzFeed News

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Could 'Nexit' follow Brexit after Dutch elections? - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Could 'Nexit' follow Brexit after Dutch elections?
Washington Post
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — For a small nation that has grown hugely wealthy thanks to centuries of doing business far and wide, the political mood in the Netherlands has turned surprisingly inward. As a March 15 parliamentary election looms in the ...

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Iran says 'unmoved by threats' after new US pressure - Fox News

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Iran says 'unmoved by threats' after new US pressure
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Iran's foreign minister brushed aside pressure from the United States on Sunday, declaring that they respond well to respect, saying the country is "unmoved by threats." President Trump has criticized the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran, the U.S ...
Iran Mocks Trump Threats, Sets Sights on Gulf Nation DealsBloomberg
Iran calls for 'mutual respect' in relations with United StatesThe Boston Globe
Iran Pushes for Dialogue With Gulf Arab StatesU.S. News & World Report
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UN Syria envoy cautious on upcoming Geneva talks - Thomson Reuters Foundation

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UN Syria envoy cautious on upcoming Geneva talks
Thomson Reuters Foundation
MUNICH, Feb 19 (Reuters) - The United Nations envoy to Syria said on Sunday talks to be held from Feb. 23 in Geneva would aim to see if there was a window for political negotiations to advance. "Astana is the only place for the cessation of hostilities ...

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Australian Former Judges, MPs, Clergy Oppose Netanyahu Visit - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg

Australian Former Judges, MPs, Clergy Oppose Netanyahu Visit
Bloomberg
A group of more than 60 prominent Australians signed a statement denouncing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the country this week, saying that his policies are inconsistent with the nation's values and beliefs. Netanyahu's arrival ...
Coming Home to IsraelAmerican Thinker
Trump Uses Weekly Radio Address to Reaffirm Bond with 'Cherished Ally Israel'Breitbart News
Worldview: Rubin: Trump has homework to do on one state vs. two statesPhilly.com
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China says understands South Korean need for security, still opposes missiles - Reuters

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:52

Reuters

China says understands South Korean need for security, still opposes missiles
Reuters
FILE PHOTO - A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. U.S. Department of Defense, ...
China suspends North Korean coal imports, striking at regime's financial lifelineWashington Post
China Suspends All Coal Imports From North KoreaNew York Times
China Suspends Coal Imports From North Korea Over MissilesU.S. News & World Report
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US carrier group patrols in tense South China Sea - Reuters

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:09

Reuters

US carrier group patrols in tense South China Sea
Reuters
Sailors man the rails as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier departs on deployment from Naval Station North Island in Coronado, California, U.S. January 5, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake. BANGKOK A United States aircraft carrier strike group has begun ...
South China Sea: US carrier group begins 'routine' patrolsBBC News
South China Sea showdown: US aircraft carrier battle group in 'freedom of navigation' testNEWS.com.au
US Navy begins patrol in South China SeaYahoo News
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China halts North Korea coal imports after missile test - DAWN.com

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:01

China halts North Korea coal imports after missile test
DAWN.com
BEIJING: China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea for the rest of the year, Beijing said on Saturday, depriving Pyongyang of a crucial source of foreign exchange following its latest missile test. “[China] will temporarily stop its ...

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Omar Abdel Rahman, imprisoned 'blind sheikh' linked to terrorist efforts, dies at 78 - Washington Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 18:02

Washington Post

Omar Abdel Rahman, imprisoned 'blind sheikh' linked to terrorist efforts, dies at 78
Washington Post
Omar Abdel Rahman, the Egyptian-born “blind sheikh” and spiritual leader who was convicted in 1995 of being a mastermind of terrorist plots against the United States, and who was called the “godfather” of radical Islamist movements, died Feb. 18 at a ...

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Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels - BBC News

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:36

BBC News

Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels
BBC News
President Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia is temporarily recognising passports and other identity documents issued by the self-proclaimed rebel republics in eastern Ukraine. Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian army flared up ...
'Before, Putin Was Unpredictable; Now It's Trump'Yahoo News
America comes in third: Trump's foreign policy is looking more and more like “China First,” “Russia Second”Salon
Trump's news conferences look a lot like Putin's. Should you worry?Washington Post
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David Brooks: What a failed Trump administration looks like - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:01

David Brooks: What a failed Trump administration looks like
Santa Cruz Sentinel
I still have trouble seeing how the Trump administration survives a full term. Judging by his Thursday press conference, President Donald Trump's mental state is like a train that long ago left freewheeling and iconoclastic, has raced through indulgent ...

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McCain needs to back off on Russia - Zanesville Times Recorder

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:35

Zanesville Times Recorder

McCain needs to back off on Russia
Zanesville Times Recorder
John McCain is such a neocon war hawk that he is practically a caricature of himself. A rabid neocon like McCain believes the role of the U.S. is to sit in judgment of every nation on earth and determine when U.S. arms, money and spy craft must be ...

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