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Cease-fire talks continue ahead of Gaza anniversary rally

Cease-fire talks continue ahead of Gaza anniversary rallyGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Cease-fire talks between Israel and Hamas progressed Friday, the leader of the Islamic militant group said, as the Gaza Strip braced for renewed violence on the eve of the first anniversary of its weekly protests along the frontier with Israel.



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At rally, Trump says Russia probe backers tried to steal power illegally

At rally, Trump says Russia probe backers tried to steal power illegallyDeclaring the country “hurt” by the probe, Trump called his opponents “losers” and celebrated the fact the investigation had come to a close. “After three years of lies and smears and slander, the Russia hoax is finally dead. “The Russia witch hunt was a plan by those who lost the election to try and illegally regain power by framing innocent Americans – many of them, they suffered – with an elaborate hoax,” he said.



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Israeli troops wound Palestinians, anniversary rally approaches

Israeli troops wound Palestinians, anniversary rally approachesAround 200 Palestinians have been killed and thousands injured by Israeli fire at the protests, Gaza medics say, as the demonstrations turned into an often deadly standoff between Gazans hurling rocks and petrol bombs and Israel troops on the other side of the fence. Israel defends its use of lethal force, saying that its troops are defending the border and Israelis living near it. With security already featuring prominently as an issue in Israeli elections due on April 9, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s handling of Gaza will be a key issue as he seeks a fifth term in office.



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Triumphant Trump heads to Michigan for Rust Belt rally

Triumphant Trump heads to Michigan for Rust Belt rallyDonald Trump is certain to highlight Robert Mueller's findings while also reasserting his 2020 agenda on health care, trade and other issues.



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UPDATE 1-Israeli troops wound Palestinians, anniversary rally approaches

UPDATE 1-Israeli troops wound Palestinians, anniversary rally approachesIsraeli troops shot and wounded 10 Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medical officials said, as Israeli tanks massed on the eve of a huge rally to mark the first anniversary of the start of the deadly protests. Around 200 Palestinians have been killed and thousands injured by Israeli fire at the protests, Gaza medics say, as the demonstrations turned into an often deadly standoff between Gazans hurling rocks and petrol bombs and Israel troops on the other side of the fence. Israel defends its use of lethal force, saying that its troops are defending the border and Israelis living near it.



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'These are sick people’: Trump fires furious broadside at perceived enemies in Michigan rally

'These are sick people’: Trump fires furious broadside at perceived enemies in Michigan rallyDonald Trump has launched an emotional attack on his critics, accusing them of hurting the country by pursuing the Mueller investigation, in a raucous speech in front of supporters in Michigan. In his first rally since Robert Mueller completed his probe and the president learned it had apparently cleared him of colluding with Russia, Mr Trump basked in constant applause as he lashed out at the media, Democratic politicians and the “deep state”. Referring to the completion of Mr Mueller’s report, he said: “The collusion delusion is over.



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Anti-Brexit Rally Draws 1 Million Protesters Demanding New Vote

Anti-Brexit Rally Draws 1 Million Protesters Demanding New VoteAn estimated 1 million anti-Brexit protesters rallied alongside leading politicians in central London on Saturday to demand a second referendum on the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European Union. Marchers clogged the streets of central London as they walked from Hyde Park to Parliament Square to hear from the opposition Labour Party mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and deputy Labour leader Tom Watson.



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Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victimsAbout 15,000 turned out for an evening vigil in Christchurch in a park near the Al Noor mosque, where a suspected white supremacist killed more than 40 of the victims. Many non-Muslim women wore headscarves at the vigil, some made by members of Christchurch’s Muslim community, to show their support for those of Islamic faith as they had at similar events last week. Ardern said on Sunday that a national remembrance service would be held on March 29 to honor the victims, most of whom were migrants or refugees.



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Pound stabilises but struggles to rally after Brexit delay deal

Pound stabilises but struggles to rally after Brexit delay dealThe pound edged up Friday but was struggling to claw back its latest losses after the EU gave Britain a Brexit deadline extension, while equity markets mostly rose on a positive lead from Wall Street. Equity dealers were treading warily as they weighed an indication from the Federal Reserve that borrowing costs will not rise this year with concerns about the slowing economy and stuttering China-US trade talks.



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Yellow vest 'ultimatum' rally turns violent in Paris

Yellow vest 'ultimatum' rally turns violent in ParisAfter weeks of declining participation, France’s “yellow vest” protest movement attempted to rebound on Saturday with a major rally in Paris which quickly turned violent. A large crowd gathered on the Champs-Elysees avenue for the 18th straight week of anti-government protests which initially rocked President Emmanuel Macron’s administration, forcing him to adopt more anti-poverty measures, but had appeared to fizzle in recent weeks. Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who erected barricades near the Champs-Elysees in scenes reminiscent of some of the most tense “yellow vest” rallies.



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