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Senegal's Keita Balde completes his loan move to Inter Milan

Senegal winger Keita Balde completes a season-long loan move from French club Monaco to Italian side Inter Milan.

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Far From Dead: Tens of Thousands of IS Fighters Linger in Iraq, Syria    

The Islamic State terror group may be far more resilient, stronger and dangerous than U.S. officials have been willing to let on, boasting a fighting force in Iraq and Syria that comes close to what it fielded at its peak. After four years of bombings, the elimination of key IS leaders, and other U.S. and coalition backed efforts, there are ...

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14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk to Run for Vermont Governor

One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone ...

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US Students Turn Grief into App to Help Bring Terrorists to Justice

California college student Anjali Banerjee was watching fireworks during a 2016 celebration on a seafront promenade in the French city of Nice when a ...

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Romania protests: Thousands hold new rally after clashes

Police fired tear gas against anti-corruption protesters in the capital Bucharest on Friday.

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Germans held after flooding at 'unauthorised' French campsite

More than 100 children were evacuated from a summer camp after heavy floods this week.

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French theme park deploys birds to collect litter

Six rooks are put to work collecting litter at the Puy du Fou theme park in the west of the country.

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Manafort Bid to Run Poroshenko '14 Campaign Rejected as Too Divisive

The campaign strategist for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's 2014 election bid says Paul Manafort's offer to guide the nascent political campaign was rejected because it would have further divided Ukrainians in the wake of deadly clashes of the Maidan revolution that ousted pro-Kremlin leader Viktor Yanukovich, Manafort's former ...

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DC, Virginia Brace for White Nationalist Rally

Officials in the U.S. capital of Washington and in the neighboring state of Virginia are bracing for the first anniversary of a white nationalist rally that exploded in deadly violence. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday she signed an order to escalate emergency operations in preparation of the rally that is scheduled to take place ...

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Clashes in Argentina over abortion bill

Supporters and opponents of a bill to expand abortion rights clashed in Buenos Aires.

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Renewed Clashes Between Israel and Gaza Interrupt Talk of Cease-Fire

Israel and Hamas exchanged blows across the Gaza border as Egypt and the United Nations tried to broker a long-term cease-fire.

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Trump Reimposes Iranian Economic Sanctions

The United States has reimposed economic sanctions on Iran that were originally put in place to pressure the country to limit its nuclear program and later lifted under a 2015 international agreement. President Donald Trump has been a frequent ...

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Joël Robuchon, a French Chef Festooned With Stars, Is Dead at 73

Classically trained but always inventive, he dazzled the culinary world, sweeping up Michelin stars wherever he set foot with a new restaurant.

Joel Robuchon, Michelin-starred French master chef, dies at 73

"Joel Robuchon will undoubtedly go down as the artist who most influenced the 20th-century world of cuisine," one food writer said.

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Joël Robuchon, Michelin star French chef, dies aged 73

Joël Robuchon owned a dozen restaurants across three continents and won a record 31 Michelin stars.

Joël Robuchon, the world's most Michelin-starred chef, is dead at 73

French celebrity chef Joël Robuchon has passed away at the age of 73, his spokeswoman confirmed to CNN Monday.

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Trump Reimposes Economic Sanctions on Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump has reimposed economic sanctions against Iran, effective at midnight Monday, assailing Tehran as "a murderous ...

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Arsène Tchakarian: French Resistance fighter dies aged 101

President Macron called Arsène Tchakarian a hero "whose voice resonated strongly to the very end".

France bans smartphones from schools

French children will have to leave their smartphones and smart devices at home or switched off when they are at school starting in September.

French skier's remains identified with the help of social media after 64 years

Italian police have finally been able to identify the remains of a French skier after more than half a century spent buried in the Alps, thanks to social media.

Nicaraguan President calls unrest 'terrorism,' refuses to quit

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega described deadly protests raging in his country as "terrorism" and rejected calls to step down to calm the clashes.

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Oregon Police Chief Orders Review of Use of Force at Protest

Portland police were accused Sunday of being heavy-handed against people protesting a rally by extreme-right demonstrators, reportedly injuring some ...

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Bolton: No US Involvement in Attack in Venezuela

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday the United States had no involvement in the apparent assassination attempt on Venezuela ...

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Suicide Attack Kills 3 NATO Soldiers in Afghanistan

NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan announced Sunday three of its soldiers were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a combined, ...

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What does the future hold for France's 'IS children'?

The grandparents of French children of IS fighters in Syria and Iraq want them brought home.

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More than 200 killed in southern Syria as Islamic State launches devastating assault

The suicide bombings and clashes in Sweida showed the militant group’s ability to strike despite losing much of its territory.

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Zimbabwe’s Opposition Calls Vote Results ‘Fraudulent’ in Tense Aftermath

Street violence subsided but political clashes continued. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory became official, but his opponent, Nelson Chamisa, still insists he won.

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