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Image copyright AFP Image caption About 80% of those eligible voted Voters in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia have rejected a bid for independence.Final results showed that 56.4% chose to remain part of France while 43.6% voted to leave - a tighter result than some polls had predicted.Turnout was about 81%. The vote…
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“This is a moment of his own making,” Mr. Cha added. Characteristically, Mr. Trump betrayed no anxiety in recent days as he discussed the challenges of the summit meeting, which is scheduled for late May or early June in a location still to be determined. He took much of the credit for the diplomatic thaw…
In pushing for a wall between on the US-Mexico border, President Donald Trump has repeatedly sought to portray undocumented immigrants as a cause of US crime. The latest effort came in a series of tweets over the weekend, including one on Sunday in which the president said thousands of undocumented immigrants "who have committed sexual…
SUFFERING THE largest parliamentary defeat in modern history would give most prime ministers pause for thought. Not Theresa May. On January 21st she presented the House of Commons with her “Plan B” for Brexit. It turned out to be much the same as the Plan A which they had so decisively thrown out the week…
The deepening standoff raised questions of whether the two strong-willed leaders were risking even broader chaos as they vied for the upper hand in a widening diplomatic dispute largely focused on individual personalities. An evangelical preacher, Mr. Brunson, who has lived in Turkey for 23 years, is one of about 20 Americans, including a NASA…
Nikki Haley abruptly resigned as US ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday, a move she said she had talked about with President Donald Trump for months. During an appearance in the Oval Office, Trump confirmed to reporters he'd accepted Haley's resignation and said she's expected to leave the administration "at the end of the…
In the sixth group of migrants before the judge in Arizona that Monday stood Elder Canales, who had lived in New Orleans for more than a decade — long enough to help rebuild the city after Hurricane Katrina and to have a 10-year-old American-born son. The undocumented heavy-equipment operator from Honduras paid taxes in the…
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In the second night of the July 30-31 Democratic presidential debates held in Detroit, CNN's moderators zeroed in on the candidates' differences on health care, criminal justice, race, and immigration, setting up clashes on the stage with 10 candidates. Former Vice President Joe Biden, leading in national polls, faced the lion's share of attacks from…