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Le Pen attacks Macron on security ahead of French presidency runoff

Reuters 212 sources

PARIS (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Monday accused Emmanuel Macron, her inexperienced opponent in next month's runoff for the presidency, of being weak in the face of Islamist terrorism.

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US record

BBC / US / Canada 106 sources

Peggy Whitson has now spent more time than any other US astronaut in space, breaking Jeff Williams' 534-day record.

Trump talks North Korea tensions with China, Japan - North Korea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

Fox News 100 sources

President Trump talked to both leaders of China and Japan Monday as tensions on the Korean Peninsula have boiled over and North Korea appears ready to for an ICBM launch.

New Orleans starts taking down Confederate statues

Fox News / U.S. 155 sources

New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments under the cover of darkness early Monday, the latest Southern city to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.

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Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

ABC News / Sports 53 sources

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown is preparing for his funeral

GM bid to block ignition-switch suits rejected by Supreme Court

Autonews.com 33 sources

GM's efforts to block hundreds of lawsuits over its ignition-switch defects broke down when the Supreme Court refused to hear its appeal claiming the suits were barred by the automaker's 2009 bankruptcy.

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Ex-Fox News guest accuses Sean Hannity of sexual harassment

Former Fox News contributor Debbie Schlussel claims that host Sean Hannity sexually harassed her.

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Akzo to Consider PPG's Sweetened $29 Billion Takeover Offer

Bloomberg / News 38 sources

Akzo Nobel NV said it would consider PPG Industries Inc.'s new unsolicited 26.9 billion euros ($28.8 billion) takeover bid, which the U.S. rival extended with “one last invitation” for Europe's largest coatings company to negotiate a deal.…

TOWIE star's ex boyfriend limps into court to face charges over nightclub acid attack

The ex boyfriend of TOWIE's Ferne McCann has appeared in court over an alleged nightclub acid attack.

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These border towns could be first to get Trump’s "big, beautiful" wall

Washington Post 86 sources

So much for a wall spanning the southern border. Trump administration plans to start small, with only the most highly trafficked corridors.

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A short history of presidents' complicated relationship with the 100-day milestone

Trump hasn't shied away from the 100-day milestone. Historians say presidents generally do.

US Defense Sec’y Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs

ABC27.com 61 sources

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Monday to assess America’s longest war as …

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French election vote sparks stock market rally; Dow set for triple-digit gains

CNBC 63 sources

Our live blog is tracking market reaction as Emmanuel Macron wins the first round of the French presidential elections.

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Xi Urges Restraint on North Korea in Phone Call With Trump

Bloomberg 100 sources

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for restraint on North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump, who also spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the U.S. and Japan began joint naval drills in the region. Xi -- in his second…

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Man arrested over murder of former Royal Navy officer who was run over repeatedly with his own car

Metro.co.uk 11 sources

Mike Samwell went to confront intruders who broke into his home and took his car.

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Capitals knock out Maple Leafs in Game 6

Marcus Johansson ties game late in third and nets series winner in OT in Game 6 at Air Canada Centre.

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"Happy Days" actress Erin Moran dead at 56

WXOW.com 63 sources

The woman known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the 1970s sitcom "Happy Days" has died.

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Steve Kerr to miss Game 4, status for rest of playoffs in doubt

SFGate / News 49 sources

Steve Kerr will miss Game 4 of the first round Monday as he continues to seek a solution to his nagging pain, the Warriors’ head coach told reporters Sunday afternoon.

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Trump takes hard line on wall, as threat of a shutdown looms

StarTribune.com 86 sources

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and his top aides applied new pressure Sunday on lawmakers to include money for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border in a must-pass government funding bill, raising the possibility of a federal government…

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Lionel Messi sinks Real Madrid in thriller to keep Barcelona in race

The very last kick of the clásico could not have been more perfectly executed, nor more significant, Lionel Messi guiding the ball inside the post and carrying his team to the top of the table. Just when it seemed that all was lost, there…

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Emmanuel Macron wins first round

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and independent centrist Emmanuel Macron beat the two main parties to go head to head in the upcoming presidential elections.

Sunday, Apr 23

North Korea’s display of new missiles is worrying, analysts say

Washington Post 313 sources

Massive display of force in parade shows off new technology and weapons, sending a message that Kim regime is not backing down.

France's Tense Presidential Election Gets Under Way

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'Happy Days' actress Erin Moran dead at 56

NY Daily News 220 sources

“Happy Days” actress Erin Moran has died at age 56, according to TMZ.

American Airlines flight attendant violently takes baby stroller from mother, tells passenger: ‘Hit me’

Vancouver Sun 260 sources

Later, an unidentified male passenger confronts the flight attendant, telling him, 'You do that to me and I'll knock you flat.' The flight attendant responds with 'Hit me. Bring it on'

Saturday, Apr 22

March for Science puts Earth Day focus on global opposition to Trump

The Guardian / US 173 sources

More than 600 marches held around the world, with organizers saying science ‘under attack’ from a White House that dismisses the threat of climate change

Afghan casualties in Taliban Mazar-e Sharif attack pass 100

BBC.com 235 sources

Taliban fighters went through checkpoints dressed in army uniforms before attacking on Friday.

Chelsea vs Tottenham, FA Cup semi-final live score and team news: Has Conte chosen to rest Hazard and Costa?

Telegraph / Sport 229 sources

Welcome, as we start our build up to the first of the FA Cup semi-finals, with Chelsea versus Tottenham kicking off in around an hour and a half. Before we really get into things, there are rumours knocking around that Antonio Conte has…

Friday, Apr 21

Paris shooting: French policeman killed on Champs Élysé​e​s

The Guardian / AU 889 sources

Police say two other officers wounded and attacker shot dead in incident in centre of city

Ugo Ehiogu: Former England footballer dies after collapsing at Tottenham training ground

Former England defender Ugo Ehiogu has died after collapsing at Tottenham Hotspur's training ground.

Paris terror attack looms large ahead of vote - BELLWETHER: Whom do you hate? France's Trump plays to voters' fury - Shooting marks latest attack in terror-ravaged France

Fox News 133 sources

An apparent terror attack at one of Paris’ most storied landmarks has forced an early end to campaigning in Sunday’s presidential election, but the murder of a cop on the Champs-Elysees could have a huge effect on the race even as…

Arkansas executions: first prisoner killed after legal challenge fails

The Guardian / US 247 sources

Ledell Lee, who maintained his innocence in a brutal 1993 murder, becomes the first to die in state’s historic attempt at quick-fire executions

Thursday, Apr 20

US fugitive teacher found with student after month on run

BBC / US / Canada 171 sources

Tad Cummins and his student, Elizabeth Thomas, have been missing since 13 March.

Venezuela seizes a General Motors plant amid anti-government protests

The action appears to be an attempt to provoke the U.S. and move the spotlight away from the demonstrations.

Williams confirms major news but deletes Snapchat photo alluding to it

A spokeswoman for Serena Williams confirmed the tennis star is pregnant and due in the fall

Team GB Olympic high jump medalist Germaine Mason dead after after motorcycle crash

Mirror Online 61 sources

The Jamaican born Great Britain athlete was involved in an accident, it has been reported

Wednesday, Apr 19

AARON HERNANDEZ DEAD Former NFL star and convicted murderer kills self in prison

Fox News / U.S. 537 sources

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots star who was convicted of murder in 2015, killed himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning, officials said.

Bill O'Reilly Is Out At Fox News

The Huffington Post 588 sources

Bill O’Reilly will no longer be employed at Fox News, 21st Century Fox said in a statement Wednesday. The decision comes after allegations of him sexually harassing female colleagues prompted protests outside network headquarters and a…

General election 2017: MPs vote in favour of 8 June poll by margin of 509 – politics live

The Guardian 252 sources

Live coverage as vote confirms election will go ahead and former chancellor George Osborne says he will not stand

Democrat In Georgia Falls Just Short Of Knockout Blow

The Huffington Post 316 sources

ROSWELL, Georgia ― Democrat Jon Ossoff is on track to finish with between 46 and 49 percent of the vote in this closely watched congressional primary, according to an array of projections. Other assorted Democrats will likely pull in…