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Top NSA official ridicules allegation Britain spied on Trump

Allegations from the United States that British spy agency GCHQ snooped on Donald Trump during his election campaign are “arrant nonsense”, the deputy head of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) said in an interview on Saturday. President Trump has

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Thousands of Kurds protest against Turkey’s Erdogan in Frankfurt

Around 9,000 Kurdish supporters demonstrated in the German city of Frankfurt on Saturday against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and an April referendum that would give him sweeping new powers. Protesters chanted “Erdogan terrorist” and “freedom for Ocalan”, referring to Abdullah

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Thousands flee Iraq’s Mosul as battle edges into Old City

Thousands of Iraqis surged out of western Mosul on Saturday during a lull in heavy fighting in districts around the densely populated Old City where Iraqi forces are facing fierce resistance from Islamic State militants. Five months into the battle

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G20 finance ministers drop anti-protectionist pledge

Finance ministers from world’s biggest economies have dropped an anti-protectionist commitment after opposition from the US. G20 ministers left the two-day meeting without renewing their long-standing pledge to bolster free trade. Last year, the group of the world’s 20 largest

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Chinese firm makes money selling bottled air

A Chinese firm is making brisk business selling cans of fresh air bottled in a forest in western China for 48 yuan (6.95 dollars). According to reports by Shaanxi media, each bottle is good for two minutes of uninterrupted use.

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French Poll: 11 candidates qualify for first round

France’s Constitutional Council on Saturday, validated eleven candidates to run in the first round of the French presidential elections on April 23. President of the Council, Laurent Fabius, announced the names of the candidates on Saturday. the candidates include prominent

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Paris Orly Airport: Man killed was involved in another shooting

A man who tried to seize a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly Airport was involved just hours earlier in a carjacking and another shooting at a traffic stop, French authorities said Saturday. Security forces opened fire, killing the man during

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German Church bans condoms featuring Martin Luther quotes

The Protestant Church in Germany’s Rhine region, said in a statement on Friday, that the initiative meant to spread Luther’s teachings 500 years after the Reformation was “fundamentally inappropriate”. Germany’s Protestant Church has ordered the suspension of a local initiative

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Brazile admits helping Clinton’s campaign

Former interim Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile admitted Friday that she forwarded Democratic primary town hall questions to members of Hillary Clinton’s campaign – something she had previously denied. In an essay for Time published Friday, called “Russian DNC

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