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Exclusive: Taiwan president says phone call with Trump can take place again

TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said another direct phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump could take place again and she urged the self-ruled island's political rival China to step up to its global responsibility to keep the peace as a large nation.

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Ford profit beats estimates; maintains 2017 profit outlook

DETROIT Ford Motor Co reported a lower quarterly net profit on Thursday but beat analyst expectations amid higher commodity, engineering and recall costs, and a drop in vehicle sales

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Asylum-seekers fleeing U.S. may find cold comfort in Canada’s courts

TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba Migrants who applied for asylum in the United States but then fled north, fearing they would be swept up in President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown, may have miscalculated in viewing Canada as a safe haven. | Video

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Difficult legal path forward for Trump in sanctuary cities case

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Even if President Donald Trump wins an appeal of a court ruling blocking his executive order on sanctuary cities, arguments made by the government in the case could permanently harm its efforts to cut off wide swaths of federal funding to targeted cities, some legal experts say.

Le Pen, Macron spar as French presidential race narrows slightly

PARIS Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen took a fishing-boat ride on Thursday as two polls suggested the underdog had made a more impressive start to the last lap of campaigning than the favourite, centrist Emmanuel Macron.

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Arkansas plans fourth execution in about a week

Arkansas plans to end its series of April executions by putting to death on Thursday an inmate convicted of murdering a cheerleader and who escaped from prison and killed two other people before being captured again.

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Berkeley braces for unrest despite Ann Coulter cancelation

BERKELEY, Calif. Police at the University of California at Berkeley braced for potential clashes between militant left-wing and right-wing activists on Thursday, despite conservative commentator Ann Coulter dropping plans to address students at the campus.

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British police arrest man reportedly with knife near UK ministries

LONDON British police said on Thursday a man had been arrested and armed officers were seen on Whitehall, the street home to numerous government ministries in central London, with a BBC reporter saying two knives had been seen.