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Credit The US Senate has announced plans to create an online database of all legal products sold on the market today that still contain asbestos....

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Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz has made individual liberty the key theme of his presidential campaign announcement. Speaking at Liberty University in Virginia, Ted Cruz...

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz has confirmed his bid for the US presidency, becoming the first Republican to declare his campaign for the White House...

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Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party and its allies have taken first place in the first round of French local...

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Former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who transformed the island country from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has died...

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French people are voting in local elections in which Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front party (FN) is expected to score big gains. Voters are...

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Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of Kurdistan Workers' Party in Turkey, has renewed a call for his fighters to end their armed struggle in...

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House Speaker John Boehner plans to visit Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel next month. Republicans have been highly critical of President Barack Obama over...

Global Trade Peaking in Africa by Way of the Middle East

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As the world economy becomes more globalized, developed nations are starting to look at those that are less wealthy as prime places to trade...

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President Barack Obama talked about a mandatory voting in the US during his speech at the City Club of Cleveland on March 18. The president...

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Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been ordered by the Supreme Court to stand trial for negligence over a controversial rice subsidy scheme. Yingluck...

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Benjamin Netanyahu has won a fourth term as Israel’s prime minister after his right-wing Likud Party has won a surprise victory in the country's...

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Israel's ruling party Likud and the opposition Zionist Union are neck-and-neck in the country's general election, according to exit polls. Estimates by two Israeli broadcasters...

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Nearly six million Israelis are expected to polls to vote for a new parliament on March 17. The new elections are expected to be a...

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The body of Mexican politician Aide Nava has been found in one of Mexico's most violent states, Guerrero, where she had been standing for...

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Greece has threatened to seize German property as compensation for a Nazi atrocity in World War II. Justice Minister Nikos Paraskevopoulos said he was ready...

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Ivory Coast's former First Lady Simone Gbagbo has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found responsible for the 2010 post-election tragedy. Simone...

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President Barack Obama emailed with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton but was unaware of how her personal email address was set up, the...

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Greece’s Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said it is possible that a referendum could be held if the eurozone rejects the country's debt renegotiation...

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In a move to reduce food hoarding and panic buying, Venezuela will install about 20,000 fingerprint scanners at grocery stores across the country. Over the...

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As women are absent on American currency, “Women On 20s” group is trying to change that through a campaign aiming to see one of 15...

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According to a leaked document, the Greek government could hire "non-professional" tax inspectors, including tourists, to spy on tax evaders. Students and housewives could also...

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According to US media reports, the Department of Justice is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against Democratic Senator Robert Menendez. Robert Menendez is alleged...

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According to Labor Department figures, the US economy added 295,000 jobs in February 2015, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% from 5.7%. It was...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has responded to a growing controversy over using her private email account for government business. Hillary Clinton urged officials...