• Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile; no damage reported

    Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile; no damage reported

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    Buildings swayed in the Chilean capital city of Santiago, some 70 miles to the east, according to the Associated Press. There are no reports at this time of any injuries or damage caused by the natural disaster. The quake has since been followed by aftershocks, with magnitudes of 5.4 and 5.1. A devastating 8.8-magnitude quake and the tsunami it unleashed in 2010 killed more than 500 people.
  • Pence says U.S. to expand military alliance with Japan

    Pence says U.S. to expand military alliance with Japan

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    Spicer later cautioned reporters not to "make too much" of an analogy between Syria and North Korea. The post Pence says working with allies to put pressure on North Korea appeared first on UNTV News . The rhetoric from both Washington and Pyongyang has ratcheted up considerably over the past week, amid repeated declarations from senior US figures that "the era of strategic patience is over " regarding the North's nuclear ambitions, fuelling speculation that the new administration could ...
  • Senate To Go To White House For North Korea Briefing

    Senate To Go To White House For North Korea Briefing

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    South Korean Acting Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn has instructed his military to strengthen its "immediate response posture" in case North Korea does something significant on the April 25 anniversary of its military. "You just don't see the United Nations, like, solving conflicts". He said he hoped that "all parties would exercise restraint and avoid doing things that would aggravate tensions on the peninsula".
  • French election result gives markets a start-of-week lift

    French election result gives markets a start-of-week lift

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    FRENCH ELECTION: After the weekend vote, centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen are advancing to a runoff in France's presidential election. He founded the National Front and led the party from 1972 until 2011. Macron had 23.8 per cent in the first round and Le Pen had 21.5 per cent, according to results from the Interior Ministry, with 97.4 per cent of the votes counted.
  • Polls show Trump's approval at new low as 100-day mark looms

    Polls show Trump's approval at new low as 100-day mark looms

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    An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday (April 23) found that 54% disapproved of the job President Trump is doing, compared with 40% who approved. "‶In a cautionary note to her party, Clinton's 6-point drop in a hypothetical mulligan election relates to views of whether or not the Democratic Party is in touch with peoples' concerns", Langer Research stated.
  • Shutdown showdown centers on border wall

    Shutdown showdown centers on border wall

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    Trump approaches the symbolic 100-day mark for his administration this week, renewing his demands that a must-pass government funding bill should include money for the wall. The ACA includes "cost-sharing reductions"-government subsidies to help poor people afford health insurance for the first time ". House members received little information from leaders on a conference call this past Saturday.
  • Trump's sagging poll numbers overshadow Americans' optimistic view on the economy

    Trump's sagging poll numbers overshadow Americans' optimistic view on the economy

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    Of the Clinton voters who regret voting for her, only two percent said they would switch to Trump . "Would still beat Hillary in.popular vote", Trump wrote. The ABC/Washington Post poll surveyed 1,004 adults over April 17-20 and had a margin of error ±3.5% points. Many on the Left continue to find Trump's personality too abrasive for their taste, but he is trying to turn this opposition around past the 100-day mark.
  • Obama discusses civic engagement, not politics

    Obama discusses civic engagement, not politics

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    Obama was not asked about Trump by the students and he took no questions from reporters. "On the back end now of my presidency, now that it's completed, I'm spending a lot of time thinking about what is the most important thing I can do for my next job?" the former Democratic president said while sharing the stage with youth leaders.
  • Vive l'Europe! Markets soar on French election relief

    Vive l'Europe! Markets soar on French election relief

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    Fillon, a former prime minister, bested the former Trotskyist Melenchon by just 94,998 votes. Protesters waved red flags and sang "No Marine and No Macron!" in anger at the results of the first-round election. It is a geographical divide that was clearly visible in Sunday's election results, and it could now become Macron's biggest challenge as he tries to win over voters from all sides of the political spectrum.
  • Gold falls after French election result revives risk-on sentiment

    Gold falls after French election result revives risk-on sentiment

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    She said: "French voters face a stark choice in this election, but it's clear that only one of the remaining candidates is offering an inclusive and tolerant vision of the country's future". Looking beyond the second round, as we stated previously, we believe the Parliamentary elections will carry more weight than usual, possibly even more than the Presidential election, but the outcome remains uncertain.