France ‘may be the next GREAT WORLD POWER’ if it stands up to Germany in the EU
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Michael Ivanovich of economic research firm MSI Global made the call over German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the EU’s apparent reluctance to back French President Emmanuel Macron’ proposed reforms. The French President wants to set up a eurozone budget to … Read More

German nightmare – how Germany faces MONTHS without government if Merkel WINS election
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GERMANY could face months without a working government after the country’s election because Angela Merkel’s potential coalition parties are at loggerheads. Polls show Mrs Merkel is well on course to finish top of the polls but will have to negotiate … Read More

Inside RT, Russia’s Kremlin-Controlled Propaganda Network
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The role of Russian hackers in the 2016 U.S. election has been discussed extensively, and the Russian government is widely believed to have played some role in the crucial leaking of Democratic Party emails. But Russia has a much more … Read More

Iran Reiterates Threat to Destroy Israel in Very Near Future
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A top Iranian general this week again threatened to destroy Israel, saying the Jewish state’s demise would come even sooner if it didn’t keep quiet about the nuclear deal Tehran signed with Barack Obama. “Israel should stay quiet and count … Read More

Trump and Netanyahu to Meet Monday, Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal and Israeli-Palestinian Peace
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Iran will be the main focus of the meeting, according to senior officials ■ Netanyahu’s speech Tuesday before the UN General Assembly expected to be shorter than prior addresses NEW YORK – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be meeting here … Read More

Hurricane Maria grows to Category-3 major hurricane, ‘promises to be catastrophic’
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After being hit by Hurricane Irma, U.S. Virgin Island residents in St. John are now trying to leave the island before Hurricane Maria strikes the area. USA TODAY Warnings and watches lit up across the Caribbean on Monday as Hurricane … Read More

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes Alaska, British Columbia
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The earthquake was centred on the narrow sliver of British Columbia, which separates Southeast Alaska and the Yukon. A Magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook Alaska about 135 miles (217 kilometres) northwest of the state’s capital city Juneau. Coincidentally, the City and … Read More

US: N Korea to be ‘destroyed’ if behaviour continues
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UN Ambassador Haley warns Pyongyang ‘a whole lot of military options’ are being considered to defend US and allies. The US ambassador to the UN warned North Korea would be destroyed if it continues its “reckless behaviour” and forces the … Read More

IOM: Refugees dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean
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Rights groups concerned as likelihood of drowning increases on ‘most dangerous’ route and as conditions worsen in Libya. Refugees and migrants are dying in the Mediterranean at a quicker rate than last year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has … Read More

Merkel vows to restrict trade with Turkey over arrests
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will have no choice but to restrict its economic ties with Turkey to pressure its NATO partner into releasing German citizens it imprisoned on political grounds, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in remarks published on Saturday. Relations … Read More

Protests in St. Louis after Jason Stockley not-guilty verdict — live updates
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ST. LOUIS — Dozens of protesters faced off with police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis Friday after blocking a bus filled with officers. The protests came after a judge announced that former police officer Jason Stockley, who is … Read More

London attack: I was on the underground train struck by a terrorist bomb
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I was on the London Underground train struck by a terrorist bomb during rush hour Friday morning, but fortunately I was not among the injured. When the explosive device went off the train immediately stopped and the doors opened. We … Read More

Banking on his base, Trump charts his own path forward
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Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump is back where he belongs — triggering political earthquakes that threaten to tip Washington off its axis. One moment, Trump is presenting his impregnable political base with its biggest test yet as he edges toward … Read More

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