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Marion Marechal-Le Pen, 28, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Out of the shadows, the woman who was the rising star of France's far right National Front until she left politics is emerging on the other side of the Atlantic, stepping into the limelight as a speaker at a major forum for American conservatives. Marechal-Le Pen, is a former lawmaker who disappeared from the public eye last year after aunt Marine Le Pen suffered a crushing loss in France's presidential race to Emmanuel Macron. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Ex-rising star of French far right steps into US limelightOut of the shadows, the woman who was the rising star of France's far right National Front until she left politics is emerging on the other side of the Atlantic, stepping into the limelight as a speaker at a major forum for American conservatives
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Romanian minister calls for firing of anti-graft prosecutorRomania's justice minister calls for the country's chief anti-corruption prosecutor to be removed from her post, citing what he said were serious concerns about the way she did her job
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Dutch lawmakers label massacre of Armenians as genocideLawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament vote in favor of labelling as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks more than a century ago, a move sure to further ratchet up diplomatic tensions between the Netherlands and Turkey
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French court keeps Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan in prisonA French court has rejected a request to be released by a prominent Islamic scholar incarcerated this month on preliminary rape charges
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Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Ja'afari, center, speaks to members of the Russian delegation before the start of a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Security Council to meet amid calls for Syria cease-fireWorld leaders are calling for an urgent cease-fire in Syria on Thursday as government forces pounded the eastern suburbs of the capital in an unrelenting campaign that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days.
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UNICEF official resigns after allegations madeA senior official at UNICEF has resigned after allegations of inappropriate behavior during an early stint at Save The Children
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UK police probe 'racist' package sent to Harry and MeghanBritish police say they are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle as a racist hate crime
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This undated handout photo issued by Counter Terrorism Policing North East shows pharmacist Rowaida El-Hassan. A man and woman who met on a Muslim dating website have been handed prison sentences for plotting an Islamic State-inspired bomb attack in Britain. Prosecutors say Munir Mohammed, an asylum-seeker from Sudan, and London pharmacist Rowaida El-Hassan met on SingleMuslim.com and bonded over their shared extremist views. On Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, judge Michael Topolski sentenced 37-year-old Mohammed to life with no chance of parole for 14 years. El-Hassan, who is 32, was jailed for 12 years, plus five years on probation. (Counter Terrorism Policing North via AP)
Online dating couple jailed in UK for IS-inspired bomb plotA man and woman who met on a Muslim dating website have been handed prison sentences for plotting an Islamic State-inspired bomb attack in Britain
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Runaway cow in Poland dies 'from stress' after recaptureA local official in Poland says a runaway cow that avoided captivity for weeks has died after it was caught and put on a truck to be taken to a farm
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A bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" drives past a statue of Britain's World War II leader Sir Winston Churchill and the scaffolding covered Elizabeth Tower, which contains the bell known as "Big Ben", of the Houses of Parliament at the start a national campaign tour in central London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The anti-Brexit bus on Wednesday started an eight day tour, intending to make 33 stops in towns and cities across Britain, with speaker events featuring local business leaders, trade unionists, and politicians. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
The Brexit effect: UK economy grows at 5-year low in 2017Official figures show that the British economy did not grow as strongly as initially anticipated in the final quarter of 2017
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Greece approves port sale in second-largest cityLawmakers approve sale of a 67 percent stake of Thessaloniki Port Authority in Greece's second largest city, in a deal worth 232 million euros
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A police officer stands guard outside the U.S. embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Police in Montenegro said Thursday they are "working intensely" to identify an assailant who threw an explosive device into the U.S. embassy compound in the capital, Podgorica, before killing himself. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldierMontenegro police official: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier
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Andreas Korbmacher, presiding judge at the Federal Administrative Court, holds the microphone prior to a trial in Leipzig, eastern Germany, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The court began considering Thursday whether authorities should ban diesel cars from cities in order to lower air pollution, a move that could have drastic consequences for the country's powerful auto industry. (Sebastian Willnow/dpa via AP)
German court defers ruling on banning diesel cars in citiesA German court has deferred a decision on whether authorities can ban diesel cars from cities to lower pollution, a ruling that could have drastic consequences for the powerful auto industry
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Flow of undocumented migrants to Switzerland shrinks in 2017Swiss customs authorities say the number of undocumented migrants who entered Switzerland last year shrank nearly by half compared to a record influx in 2016
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Italy's Salvini praises Trump, discusses school shootingsThe leader of Italy's right-wing League party says he admires President Donald Trump for keeping many of his campaign promises, but says arming teachers isn't the way to protect children from school shootings
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