France’s Macron appears set for Elysee in runoff with Le Pen

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Sybille de La Hamaide and Matthias Blamont

Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

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Fleeing the RatPac: James Packer, Gambling and Hollywood

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Binoy Kampmark

To tabloid filled US audiences, Australia’s billionaire and casino mogul, James Packer, has tended to be associated more with having a hand on Mariah Carey’s voluptuousness than decent deals and sound business prowess.

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Corbyn puts icing on a half-baked cake

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Hazel Speed

Jeremy Corbyn has proposed four Bank Holidays to celebrate the Saints of each Constituent Country of the United Kingdom.

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Responsible Fathers, Airports, and the Orphaned Roads of Nigeria

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Prince Charles Dickson

In the country of Armenia, in 1988, Samuel and Danielle sent their young son, Armand, off to school. Samuel squatted before his son and looked him in the eye. “Have a good day at school, and remember, no matter what, I’ll always be there for you.” They hugged and the boy ran off to school.

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UK Police Shoot to Kill Policy overlooks something

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Hazel Speed

Considering world events, where terrorists have utilised various vehicles as their weapon of choice, and the dreadful loss of life and injury of innocent people, especially targeting Police in particular (in France and London in the past few weeks), it is inevitable that the UK Police have now put in place a ‘shoot to kill’ policy as a deterrent to preclude a worse scenario of outcome.

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