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France hostage crisis: Police shoot supermarket gunman

Armed police shoot a gunman who killed three and stormed a supermarket in Trčbes, southern France.

Russian spy: EU recalls Russia ambassador after nerve agent attack

Leaders agree it was "highly likely" that Russia was responsible for a nerve agent attack in Salisbury.

Spy poisoning: War of words between the UK and Russia

Relations between the UK and Russia have deteriorated following the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Salisbury.

Karen McDougal: Trump 'tried to pay ex-playboy model for sex'

Karen McDougal says she had a 10-month affair with Donald Trump in 2006.

Huge crack opens in Kenya's Rift Valley

A crack stretching several kilometres has opened in south-western Kenya.

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Business Week Online

International Herold Tribune - Asia & Pacific

Misreading Trump: Ally Japan Is Spurned on Tariff Exemptions

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wooing of President Trump seemed to get Japan little as the United States announced actions on trade.

150 Whales Beached in Australia, as Rescuers Fight to Save Them

Poor weather and the threat of sharks were hindering emergency efforts.

Trump Just Pushed the World Trade Organization Toward Irrelevance

In announcing tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump bypassed the body founded 23 years ago to keep the peace in global commerce.

Trump’s Appointment of John Bolton Raises Concern in Asia

“We will have to see if Bolton opens his mouth and launches his verbal attacks against the North,” said one South Korean analyst, fearing that talks with Kim Jong-un would be derailed.

Phan Van Khai, First Vietnamese Prime Minister to Visit Washington, Dies at 84

Mr. Khai pushed for strengthened economic and security ties with the United States.

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International Herold Tribune - Africa&Middle East

Global Health: South Sudan Halts Spread of Crippling Guinea Worms

It has been 15 months — longer than the worm’s life cycle — since the last case of infection, which means the parasite is nearing eradication in the country.

Most of Africa’s Leaders Sign On to Continent-Wide Free Trade Pact

More than 40 countries agreed to a plan leaders hope will create jobs, boost trade and diversify economies across the continent. But among the holdouts were two of Africa’s biggest economies.

Boko Haram Returns Dozens of Schoolgirls Kidnapped in Nigeria

The unexpected return of the girls may turn out to be a major propaganda coup for Boko Haram, although some girls are still missing, and the group warned the girls to never go back to school again.

Cambridge Analytica Had a Role in Kenya Election, Too

An undercover video broadcast on British television revealed that the company worked for the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The Last Male Northern White Rhino Is Gone

The 45-year-old Sudan, the sole remaining male of the rare subspecies of white rhino, died in Kenya.

International Herold Tribune - Africa & Middle East

Trump threatens to veto spending bill over DACA, wall funding

White House officials had said Trump would sign the measure before the midnight deadline.

Trump brings a Bush-era hawk back into the foreign policy fray

President Donald Trump's new national security adviser is an ultra-hawkish figure whose foreign policy has led him to clash even with fellow Republicans.

Record number of black women are candidates in Alabama

They're fueled by Democrat Doug Jones' stunning upset Senate win, the #MeToo movement, opposition to Trump and a desire to carry on Obama's legacy.

The unpredictability of March Madness explained

On March 16th, 2018 the UMBC retrievers shocked the world becoming the first No. 16 seed in the history to knock off a No. 1 seed, 75-54. And this hasn't been the only shocker in the first two rounds of this year's NCAA men's tournament. Only two No. 1 seeds survived the tournament's first weekend, that's the fewest since 2004. So what's making this year's tournament so unpredictable?

Bad nutrition advice dietitians are begging you to forget

Thinking about juicing, cutting carbs or giving up fruit in a quest to lose weight? Think again.

The New York Times

John Bolton, Stocks, France: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

New York Today: New York Today: The Right to Disconnect

Friday: A bill to cut back on after-hours email, weekend events, and your thoughts on working after clocking out.

California Today: California Today: Bullet Train Is Not Top Priority, a Candidate for Governor Says

Friday: Questions for Delaine Eastin, protests over a police shooting in Sacramento, #DeleteFacebook and the weekend’s gun marches.
Trump Chooses Bolton for 3rd Security Adviser as Shake-Up Continues

President Trump named John R. Bolton, a hard-line former American ambassador to the United Nations, to replace Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster.

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