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Twitter bot mocks up Trump tweets into presidential statements
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Twitter bot mocks up Trump tweets into presidential statements

Yahoo News A new Twitter bot that turns President Trump’s freewheeling tweets into official-looking White House statements has become somewhat of a sensation.

Is the tumult of France's presidential race a sign of longing for lost grandeur?
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Is the tumult of France's presidential race a sign of longing for lost grandeur?

Yahoo News If there has been one constant in France's 2017 presidential campaign, it has been the repeated rise of the outsider who comes out of nowhere to scramble political assumptions and

Presidential hopeful Fillon's staying power highlights France's conservative face
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Presidential hopeful Fillon's staying power highlights France's conservative face

Yahoo News As a deeply devout Catholic, François le Forestier takes the “fake jobs” scandal engulfing France’s conservative presidential candidate personally, not just politically. When center-right

Is French presidential hopeful Macron the Clinton to Le Pen's Trump? Or is he actually an Obama?
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Is French presidential hopeful Macron the Clinton to Le Pen's Trump? Or is he actually an Obama?

Yahoo News Frederic Chanterelle clearly feels like a loser of globalization. On a drab day this week outside the Whirlpool offices here, the union leader is seething about the Michigan-based

Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant sues Trump. Will presidential immunity shield him?
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Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant sues Trump. Will presidential immunity shield him?

Yahoo News President Trump’s lawyer said the president is immune while in office from the defamation claims brought by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of sexual harassment. 

Why Russian protests are making the Kremlin rethink 2018 presidential elections
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Why Russian protests are making the Kremlin rethink 2018 presidential elections

Yahoo News By staging significant protest actions in almost 100 Russian cities Sunday, Alexei Navalny has laid down a serious challenge to Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin has the means to prevent him,

Supreme Court tightens restrictions on presidential appointments
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Supreme Court tightens restrictions on presidential appointments

Yahoo News When the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that SW General, Inc. had violated federal labor law, the Scottsdale, Ariz., ambulance firm questioned whether the NLRB’s acting

For the French, a presidential election that couldn't get much stranger
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For the French, a presidential election that couldn't get much stranger

Yahoo News Public exasperation with the French presidential election is on full display here this year. “J’en ai marre,” or “I’m fed up,” is an oft-repeated response at the Forum des Halles shopping

At heart of Washington drama, a presidential odd couple
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At heart of Washington drama, a presidential odd couple

Yahoo News President Trump’s performance is being judged, foremost, against that of his predecessor. The most bizarre moment of all came Saturday, with Mr. Trump’s eye-popping – and unsubstantiated

The presidential Trump emerges, at least for a night
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The presidential Trump emerges, at least for a night

Yahoo News On the morning of his debut speech to Congress, Donald Trump awarded himself high marks as president – except on communication. "In terms of messaging, I would give myself a C or a C+,"

Lincoln is still No. 1 but Obama debuts high on historians’ 2017 presidential ranking list
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Lincoln is still No. 1 but Obama debuts high on historians’ 2017 presidential ranking list

Yahoo News Recommended: Know your US presidents? Mr. Obama did best in the “pursued equal justice for all,” category with an overall average of 83.2, placing him third behind Abraham Lincoln

Hanoi’s Presidential Palace among world’s best palaces
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Hanoi’s Presidential Palace among world’s best palaces

EN VietNamNet - The Presidential Palace in Hanoi was named among the 13 most beautiful palaces in the world by US magazine Architecture Digest.

France's Macron seen beating Le Pen in presidential runoff: polls
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France's Macron seen beating Le Pen in presidential runoff: polls

Yahoo News French far-right leader Marine Le Pen will lose in an election runoff for president to centrist Emmanuel Macron, though she still appears certain to take lead position in the first round,

Voting starts in Somalia's presidential election
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Voting starts in Somalia's presidential election

Yahoo News MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Voting started Wednesday in Somalia's groundbreaking presidential election amid a security lockdown that has closed the capital's international airport and

Somalia presidential hopefuls make last vote pitch in first-ever TV debate
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Somalia presidential hopefuls make last vote pitch in first-ever TV debate

Yahoo News By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Presidential candidates in Somalia rounded off campaigning with an unprecedented televised debate on Monday, dominated by issues of corruption,

France's Le Pen rallies supporters for presidential launch
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France's Le Pen rallies supporters for presidential launch

Yahoo News French far-right leader Marine Le Pen holds a major rally to launch her presidential programme on Sunday featuring many of the themes that propelled Donald Trump to the White House. The

Regional party chief urges Fillon to drop French presidential bid
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Regional party chief urges Fillon to drop French presidential bid

Yahoo News French presidential candidate Francois Fillon faced mounting pressure from his own conservative camp to withdraw from the race on Saturday, as a senator from The Republicans party warned

Factbox: France's Le Pen sets out presidential election manifesto
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Factbox: France's Le Pen sets out presidential election manifesto

Yahoo News France's far-right National Front detailed 144 proposals for party leader Marine Le Pen's election bid, including leaving the euro and a vote on European Union membership. Here are the

France's Fillon not to reach runoff vote in presidential election: poll
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France's Fillon not to reach runoff vote in presidential election: poll

Yahoo News French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon, embroiled in a scandal involving salaries paid to his wife for work she may not have done, would not get through to the runoff

Fillon fights to keep alive French presidential candidacy
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Fillon fights to keep alive French presidential candidacy

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — Francois Fillon's embattled right-wing candidacy for the French presidency faced more revelations Thursday casting doubt on the legitimacy of his wife's taxpayer-funded work

Old-school satirical paper upends French presidential race
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Old-school satirical paper upends French presidential race

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — For a small duck it packs one hell of a peck.

French presidential hopeful Fillon wants quick investigation
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French presidential hopeful Fillon wants quick investigation

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon's team says he wants the investigation to advance as quickly as possible in a probe centered on whether his wife actually worked

France's 5 main contenders in the presidential race
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France's 5 main contenders in the presidential race

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — A look at the five main candidates competing in France's April-May presidential election, whose outcome remains highly uncertain.

French presidential front-runner warns accusations play into far-right hands
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French presidential front-runner warns accusations play into far-right hands

Yahoo News Embattled French presidential front-runner Francois Fillon warned on Sunday that muck-racking against mainstream candidates in the race for the Elysee palace could end up propelling the

Britain becoming U.S. vassal state, says French presidential hopeful Macron
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Britain becoming U.S. vassal state, says French presidential hopeful Macron

Yahoo News Britain is becoming subservient to a United States that will be extremely difficult to cooperate with judging by President Donald Trump's "serious and worrying" first acts, French