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Russian hackers may have targeted Macron: Cyber security firm

The campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron appears to have been targeted by hackers who may be linked to Russian Federation, according to research by the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro . Party were presumably affiliated with the Fancy Bears' hack team, a group which private investigators working for the Hillary Clinton campaign have accused of being connected to Russian intelligence. Read More

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Trump signs order aimed at growing USA agriculture industry

Clements: Moore says one of the first things for Agriculture Secretary Perdue is meeting with President Donald Trump and a group of farmers at the White House, including AFBF President Zippy Duvall. After Justice Clarence Thomas swore Perdue into his new role as agriculture secretary Tuesday morning, Perdue said he was ready to roll up his sleeves and get to work. Read More

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Minnesota dairy farms affected by US-Canada trade dispute

Trump levelled the threats - some of his strongest-ever anti-Canadian rhetoric - during an event at a Wisconsin factory where he unveiled his "Buy American-Hire American" executive order. He adds Canada has done nothing to block U.S. imports and that an "over-saturated" USA market has led to lower prices. "In Canada, supply management is literally about matching supply with demand, and for us that avoids over production and it reduces the impact of the devastating market fluctuations that we ... Read More

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'I Shot Them,' Suspect In Deadly Fresno Shootings Tells Police

'I Shot Them,' Suspect In Deadly Fresno Shootings Tells Police

Kori Ali Muhammad's criminal history includes arrests for gun possession, theft and drug charges. Court records show Muhammad also was arrested in Washington state in 2004 after acknowledging he shot a gun outside his apartment. She said Wednesday she was in shock, but also at peace because she had the chance to tell him how much she loved him and how proud she was of him a few days before his death. Read More

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Cops fired after videos surface of them punching and kicking motorist

Cops fired after videos surface of them punching and kicking motorist

Police said videos showed the officers violating the law and department policies during the traffic stop Wednesday. Demetrius Hollins had been stopped by police in the Lawrenceville area when he was stomped in the head by an officer. He refused, grabbed his phone and literally started to scream, 'Help me, ' in the phone", 19-year police veteran Bongiavonni wrote in a report. In a statement, the Gwinnett County Police Department said, "We have also launched a criminal investigation that ... Read More

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Russian Federation responsible for Syria chemical attack, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says

Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation , Mr Tillerson said, "The Russians have played now for some time the role of playing cover for Bashar al-Assad's behaviour". "The nation of Iran will remain alongside the Syrian nation in fighting terrorism and safeguarding Syria's territorial integrity", Rouhani said in the call in the evening on April 8, according to a statement on the presidency website. Read More

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Schools during manhunt for gun theft suspect

On the same day of the break-in, a vehicle fire was reported on Pennycook Lane, a short distance away from the gun shop. Several schools also were on soft lockdown Thursday. At the recommendation of local law enforcement, the district entered the soft-lockdown with students and staff for the afternoon. Authorities say the fire and the burglary are connected. Read More

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WWI innovations that we take for granted today

WWI innovations that we take for granted today

So when the turn in events came, changing the President's outlook, it came suddenly and abruptly. In November 1916, Wilson won re-election after campaigning on the slogan, " He kept us out of war! ". "You can not be part of the peace, Wilson believed, if you're not part of the war", Parker said. It had proved impracticable in defending shipping against attack from "outlaw" German submarines . Read More

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Mike Pence just had one of his abortion laws blocked in Indiana

Mike Pence just had one of his abortion laws blocked in Indiana

U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt's ruling states that requiring women to have an ultrasound before an abortion is likely unconstitutional, and creates a burden for low-income women. Pratt, who heard arguments on the case in November, found that the state had not presented "compelling evidence" to support its argument that the mandate would help convince pregnant women not to have an abortion. Read More

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Distracted driving factor in majority of crashes

AT&T's is bringing its virtual reality simulator to more than 50 California schools and communities as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month . Patrol officers will be posted in various areas in undercover vehicles. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high-visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in unsafe distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. Read More

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Federal Appeals Court to Hear Trump Revised Travel Ban in May

Federal Appeals Court to Hear Trump Revised Travel Ban in May

Circuit Court of Appeals after a judge in the city of Seattle blocked it. The Trump administration had appealed the ruling, and now a three-judge panel of the appeals court will hold a hearing on the matter next month. The appeals court scheduled oral arguments for May, though it did not specify a date. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson ruled against the travel ban three weeks ago, putting it on hold nationwide with a temporary restraining order and then extending his ruling last week ... Read More

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US sanctions North Koreans linked to weapons, financial networks

China is North Korea's most important source of diplomatic support and economic assistance and it has long urged a resumption of six-nation denuclearization talks that have been on hold since North Korea withdrew from them in 2009. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests previous year alone and is believed to be developing a nuclear missile capable of reaching the US. "Yes, we will talk about North Korea", Mr. Read More

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Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades

The prospect of a new settlement , ahead of its announcement, has angered Palestinians , who said it was an Israeli attempt to disrupt Trump's early efforts at reviving the peace process. "This action means that Israel is turning its back to worldwide law, turning its back to the Security Council of the United Nations and turning its back to the so-called efforts about a new peace process", said Palestinian politician Mustafa Barghouti. Read More

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TIPPING OFF: Point guard battle part of Kentucky-UCLA allure

TIPPING OFF: Point guard battle part of Kentucky-UCLA allure

Ball, who said after Friday's NCAA Tournament loss to Kentucky that he had played his final game for the Bruins, is the only freshman on the first team and Kentucky's Malik Monk is the only freshman on the second team. Thomas Welsh hit a short jumper, then La Cueva alumnus Bryce Alford hit a 3 to pull UCLA within 50-49. "It sucked", the freshman forward said after the Bruins were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by Kentucky on Friday. Read More

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