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USA POLITICS: Trump Team Vows to Air Video of Clinton Campaign’s Concession Call

USA POLITICS: Trump Team Vows to Air Video of Clinton Campaign’s Concession Call 0

Scavino promised to share video of the conversation, which he said came via a Nov. 9 phone call at 2:30 a.m. from longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin to Trump’s then-campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway.

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UK POLITICS: Reluctant Corbynites Could Help Labour Win 8 June General Election

UK POLITICS: Reluctant Corbynites Could Help Labour Win 8 June General Election 0

Jeremy Corbyn is closing the lead down and if a large enough group of shy voters surface on 8 June Labour might do considerably better than everyone thinks.

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CANADA POLITICS: British Columbia Voters Choose Provincial Government

CANADA POLITICS: British Columbia Voters Choose Provincial Government 0

Premier Christy Clark’s Liberals were able to close a 10 point gap with the New Democratic Party (NDP) in the past two weeks.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Wins Election: Exit Polls

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Wins Election: Exit Polls 0

“We will need to calmly wait and see as this was just exit polls,” Liberal politician Moon Jae-in told party members

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CANADA POLITICS: Canada Escalates Trade Dispute With US Because Trudeau is Under Pressure

CANADA POLITICS: Canada Escalates Trade Dispute With US Because Trudeau is Under Pressure 0

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is under pressure to secure support in a key region ahead of the country’s 2019 elections.

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UK POLITICS: ‘I Won’t Quit If I Lose Election’: Corbyn Declares

UK POLITICS: ‘I Won’t Quit If I Lose Election’: Corbyn Declares 0

“I’m serious about winning the election,” Corbyn told BuzzFeed. “I know what I believe in, I know what I do. I never respond to personal abuse of me, because I’d rather get my policies across. By not responding it forces the other side to engage with the policy debate.”

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UK POLITICS: Hospital Parking Charges Would Be Axed Under Labour: Corbyn

UK POLITICS: Hospital Parking Charges Would Be Axed Under Labour: Corbyn 0

Corbyn promises: “If he wins the General Election, all parking for patients, visitors and staff at hospitals in England would be free of charge.”

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Vows to Unify, Protect France

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Vows to Unify, Protect France 0

“We will not give into fear, we will not give into division,” said newly-elected president Emmanuel Macron during his victory speech.

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UK POLITICS: Bad For Brexit: British Newspapers Split Over Emmanuel Macron Win

UK POLITICS: Bad For Brexit: British Newspapers Split Over Emmanuel Macron Win 0

“In the UK, Macron’s rise has been followed with keen interest by politicians keen to lay claim to what they regard as British politics’ deserted centre ground,”argued writer Gabriel Bristow on Monday’s Independent.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Offers Macron Olive Branch After Election Win

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Offers Macron Olive Branch After Election Win 0

“The citizens of France have trusted you with leading the country at a difficult time for Europe and the whole world community,” Putin told Macron.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Pledges to Overhaul National Front Party After Election Defeat

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Pledges to Overhaul National Front Party After Election Defeat 0

“There is today a new opposition leader and it’s Marine Le Pen,” top party official Jean-Lin Lacapelle told reporters. “We need to organise things differently, the National Front has its limits.”

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FRANCE POLITICS: 2017 Election Result: Emmanuel Macron Wins Big Defeating Marine Le Pen

FRANCE POLITICS: 2017 Election Result: Emmanuel Macron Wins Big Defeating Marine Le Pen 0

Emmanuel Macron elected president of France. Macron’s immediate challenge will be to secure majority in next month’s parliamentary election for En Marche!

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Stealing My Policies! Farage Says

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Stealing My Policies! Farage Says 0

“She is using exactly the same words and phrases I have been using for 20 years. I thought bashing Brussels bureaucrats was my domain,” Nigel Farage says.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Blames US For Cyber Attack Against Him

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Blames US For Cyber Attack Against Him 0

Emmanuel Macron leading in pre-election polls with 62%, 38% for Le Pen. “A massive and coordinated piracy action” was launched, Macron’s camp announced.

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FRANCE POLITICS: France Fights to Keep Macron Email Hack From Influencing Election Outcome

FRANCE POLITICS: France Fights to Keep Macron Email Hack From Influencing Election Outcome 0

Macron’s team said a “massive” hack had dumped emails, documents and campaign financing information online just before campaigning ended on Friday and France entered a quiet period which forbids politicians from commenting on the leak.

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ALGERIA POLITICS: National Liberation Front Wins 2017 Election

ALGERIA POLITICS: National Liberation Front Wins 2017 Election 0

Turnout was 38.25 reflecting general distrust among Algerians. FLN won 164 seats in the 462-seat National Assembly.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Says He Has Chosen Prime Minister

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Says He Has Chosen Prime Minister 0

“If I am elected, I will work on finalizing a government next week but it will be announced after the handover of powers,” Emmanuel Macron said.

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UK POLITICS: Local Election: Theresa May Conservatives Make Strong Gains

UK POLITICS: Local Election: Theresa May Conservatives Make Strong Gains 0

Theresa May made local votes a gauge of her leadership, and her Conservative candidates have campaigned using her campaign mantra of “strong and stable leadership”.

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FRANCE POLITICS: ‘I Am Supporting Emmanuel Macron’: Barack Obama

FRANCE POLITICS: ‘I Am Supporting Emmanuel Macron’: Barack Obama 0

“I am supporting Emmanuel Macron to lead you forward,” Obama said, concluding his statement with the French title of Macron’s party “En Marche!” (Onwards!) and “Vive la France!”.

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UK POLITICS: EU Seeking to Affect June 8 Election Result: Theresa May Says

UK POLITICS: EU Seeking to Affect June 8 Election Result: Theresa May Says 0

The European Commission’s negotiating stance has hardened, threats against Britain have been issued by European politicians and officials,” May said.

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