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France votes in cliffhanger presidential election

PARIS Voting began in France on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment. | Video

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Philippine troops kill three more militants on tourist island

MANILA Philippine soldiers have killed three more Islamic State-linked militants on a resort island where they were hiding after a failed attempt to kidnap tourists, a military spokesman said on Sunday.

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German anti-immigrant party set to go further right after leader suffers defeat

COLOGNE, Germany The anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) looks set to turn further right after its co-leader, who has struck a more moderate tone of late, suffered a defeat when delegates refused to discuss her motion to shift the party into the "mainstream".

Germany Apr 22 2017

May's Conservatives on course for sweeping British election victory

LONDON Britain's Theresa May appeared on course to win a crushing election victory in June after opinion polls put support for her ruling Conservative party at around 50 percent, double that of the opposition Labour party.

Apr 22 2017

EU mulls legislation in the fight against online hate speech

BRUSSELS The European Union is considering legislative measures to harmonize how online platforms like Facebook , Twitter and Google take down hate speech and incitement to violence, a draft document seen by Reuters shows.

Facebook, Twitter, Tech Apr 22 2017

Six bodies found buried in ditch outside Mexico's Acapulco

ACAPULCO The remains of at least six bodies were found in a ditch on Saturday just outside the seaside resort of Acapulco in Guerrero, Mexico's bloodiest state, an official said.

Apr 22 2017

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