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Tantaros Alleges Fox News Targeted Her, Newsmax CEO - Newsmax.com

Trump signals delay on border wall funding to avoid government shutdown - The Guardian

Entire U.S. Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing - Reuters

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US 'deep state' sold out counter-terrorism to keep itself in business - Middle East Eye

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No, the Le Pen-Macron French Presidential Match-Up Isn't Just Like Trump-Clinton - Reason.com

France's Rejected Mainstream Unites for Macron Over Le Pen - RealClearWorld.com

Risk Back On as French Vote Ripples Across Markets: Markets Wrap - Bloomberg

U.S. stock futures shoot higher as investors breathe sigh of relief over French vote - MarketWatch

Europe's populist wave stalls as Macron storms into French runoff - Reuters

What Markets Should Conclude From France's Election - Mohamed A. El-Erian

"The Retail Bubble Has Now Burst": A Record 8,640 Stores Are Closing In 2017 - Zerohedge

Few clues on casualties at site of huge U.S. bomb in Afghanistan - Reuters

Trump says Mexico 'eventually' will pay for border wall - Reuters

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Trump’s Fake War on the Fake News - Politico.com

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Xi Urges Restraint on North Korea in Phone Call With Trump - Bloomberg

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