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Suspected Militants Abduct Four British Nationals in Delta State

Suspected Militants Abduct Four British Nationals in Delta State

Nigerian intelligence sources said the Britons are thought to have been taken to militant camps in the creeks and swamps of the delta. It is unclear whether any contact had been made with the kidnap...

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Rick Pitino continues to deny any knowledge of NCAA recruiting wrongdoing

Rick Pitino continues to deny any knowledge of NCAA recruiting wrongdoing

Adidas said in an e-mail to The Associated Press that Pitino's suit "is clearly a reaction to his termination yesterday and is without merit". In his first public comments since the scandal mushroom...

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Ivanka Trump Opens Up About Her

Ivanka Trump Opens Up About Her "Punk Phase"

Now, Ivanka Trump and I are the same age, and I remember being in Music class where someone had turned on MTV when Kurt Loder came on and said Kurt Cobain killed himself. I far prefer the fantasy ...

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Brexit moving at lightning speed, David Davis tells European Union leaders

EU leaders will also take stock of measures to stop illegal migration, and discuss ways to reform the common European asylum system. He said Britain should clarify several items: "Primarily about ci...

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Google and Facebook under pressure after helping anti-refugee campaign

Google and Facebook under pressure after helping anti-refugee campaign

In that vain, federal lawmakers also seek to ensure that political ads on Facebook, Google and Twitter must have clear and conspicuous disclaimers saying who purchased them. According to a new report ...

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Statewide quake drill happening Thursday morning

Statewide quake drill happening Thursday morning

More than 440,000 people in Missouri and 300,000 in IL have signed up online to take part this year. As of Wednesday, almost 3.6 million Los Angeles County residents had registered at www. "While so...

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Amit Shah leads BJP's Jan Raksha Yatra in Trivandrum

Amit Shah leads BJP's Jan Raksha Yatra in Trivandrum

Balakrishnan also announced the Jana Jagratha Yatra in Kerala which they claim will expose BJP & RSS to the common people. Kerala, he said, had "a heart built on secular values" while the BJP just had...

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Central Intelligence Agency bomb sniffing puppy retires after losing interest in searching for explosives

Central Intelligence Agency bomb sniffing puppy retires after losing interest in searching for explosives

All dogs, just like most human students, have good days and bad days when learning something new. Sometimes they are bored and need extra playtime or challenges, the Central Intelligence Agency expl...

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China September Industrial Output Growth Tops Expectations

China September Industrial Output Growth Tops Expectations

For China to attain 7 percent growth in the second half of 2017, as proposed by the People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, the fourth quarter GDP growth would be required to expand 7.1 percen...

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Kenya's political crisis ahead of repeat polls, grab headlines

Kenya's political crisis ahead of repeat polls, grab headlines

However the decision has been followed by acrimony, legal battles and confusion over how to carry out a new election that would be accepted as credible, within a constitutionally mandated 60-day perio...

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Governor hopeful about Renewable Fuel Standard after call from President

Governor hopeful about Renewable Fuel Standard after call from President

The White House needs to remind the EPA that undermining the RFS sends a awful signal to investors that America is not interested in leading the world in energy innovation". He added, however, that ad...

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Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

Trump has seized on the $4,000 figure as proof that his plan would help the middle class. That's what working Americans voted for in the last election. It's a concept known as "supply-side economics",...

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FLOTUS body double conspiracy drives the internet nuts

FLOTUS body double conspiracy drives the internet nuts

Following in the footsteps of the first ladies who have served before her, Melania Trump has donated her inaugural ball gown to the Smithsonian museum. Given how frequently Donald Trump likes to...

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#Brexit: May to meet Bill Clinton to discuss Northern Ireland crisis

#Brexit: May to meet Bill Clinton to discuss Northern Ireland crisis

As president, Mr Clinton played a key role in helping to secure the 1998 Good Friday Agreement which led to power-sharing at Stormont. "We can't go on much longer". "The UK Government will do what is ...

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US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up for

US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up for

Trump first publicly addressed the soldiers' deaths in a Rose Garden news conference 12 days after they were killed. The Democratic representative has stuck by her account, despite repeated denials ...

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Taliban attacks kill 58, nearly wipe out Afghan army camp

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a statement said, "We strongly condemn the barbaric attack at the Afghan National Army base in Kandahar province". Afghan forces have struggled to combat a resurg...

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U.S. holds Tatmadaw leaders responsible for Rakhine crisis, says Tillerson

U.S. holds Tatmadaw leaders responsible for Rakhine crisis, says Tillerson

He said the reports of atrocities on Rohingya are "heartbreaking and someone has to be held to account". Among nearly two dozen recommendations, the human rights group called for the U.N. ...

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Boulder weather: Mostly sunny skies with a high of 77

Boulder weather: Mostly sunny skies with a high of 77

At night, skies will remain mostly clear with a low around 52 and a southwest wind of 5 to 9 miles per hour with gusts up to 26 miles per hour. Southwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming calm after...

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Volvo and Geely invest €640M in Polestar manufacturing facility in China

Volvo and Geely invest €640M in Polestar manufacturing facility in China

Polestar will have access to Volvo's deep knowledge base, engineering expertise and platform technologies, helping it to launch vehicles more efficiently than a brand-new independent automaker. The fo...

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Red Wings fall on the road at Toronto

Red Wings fall on the road at Toronto

The Maple Leafs were coming off a 2-0 victory at Washington on Tuesday night. We used everybody last night; had a four-line rotation, so that helped us as well because they were fresher than they migh...

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QCOM) — QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ

The stock has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 30. As per Wednesday, April 27, the company rating was initiated by Bank of America. It dived, as 89 investors sold QCOM sh...

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South Africa corruption inquiry: United Kingdom regulators asked to probe possible bank involvement

Hain has listed 27 individuals including 11 members of the Gupta family and their associates as well as President Jacob Zuma and 11 members of his family. But leaked emails and official investigatio...

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Tom Petty Laid to Rest at Private Funeral Service in California

Petty's daughter AnnaKim Violette Petty shared several photos from the ceremony on Instagram. She also uploaded a shot in which she was sipping from a wine glass in front of the beach, writing, 'D...

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Kurdish VP Faces 7 Years In Prison for Calling Iraqi Forces 'Invaders'

Kurdish VP Faces 7 Years In Prison for Calling Iraqi Forces 'Invaders'

The UN Security Council has urged for "constructive dialogue" after Iraqi forces launched a lightning operation to retake disputed regions in the wake of the Kurdish independence referendum. Due to th...

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OPEC Favors 9-Month Extension Of Production Cut Agreement

OPEC Favors 9-Month Extension Of Production Cut Agreement

In June, Iran's oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said that Iran aims to increase crude oil production by around 200,000 bpd, or from 3.8 to four million barrels, by March. During the previous roun...

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Kentucky Republicans reach deal on public pension system

Kentucky Republicans reach deal on public pension system

But by amortizing the estimated unfunded liabilities of the pension systems (the promised benefits which the state cannot now pay if they were due today) over 30 years - what is called a "level dollar...

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JPMorgan to buy fintech startup WePay

JPMorgan to buy fintech startup WePay

JP Morgan Chase has acquired online payment platform WePay for an undisclosed sum. "And we'll give [independent software vendors] a payment facilitator-like experience without the overhead or incre...

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Hamas rejects United States envoy's demand to recognize Israel

Hamas rejects United States envoy's demand to recognize Israel

Israel imposed a tight blockade on the Gaza Strip and the quartet imposed an embargo on Hamas movement. Greenblatt has been shuttling through the region in search of a formula to restart Israeli-P...

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Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers on LoC, calls them 'my family'

Unfortunately, we don't have so much money. This will be the fourth time after becoming the Prime Minister that Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali with the soldiers on the border. "The Prime Minist...

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Brooklyn Nets' Jeremy Lin to undergo further tests on knee

Brooklyn Nets' Jeremy Lin to undergo further tests on knee

While there are speculations about a potential ACL injury, the Nets have yet to release an official statement about Lin's condition. "So you can only feel for him", starting power forward Trevo...

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Hearing begins as Maryam Nawaz, Capt (retd) Safdar reach accountability court

Nawaz, through his representative, Maryam and Safdar rejected the charges by pleading "not guilty". In an informal talk with media persons in the premises of the Accountability Court, Maryam Nawaz s...

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Sushma Swaraj's Diwali Gift To A Pakistani Boy Has Made Everyone Proud

Sushma Swaraj's Diwali Gift To A Pakistani Boy Has Made Everyone Proud

According to a Times of India report, of late, many people from Pakistan had been tweeting Swaraj directly requesting medical visas. She said she had told the Indian High Commission to issue a medic...

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Trump under fire over call to fallen soldier's widow

Trump under fire over call to fallen soldier's widow

We'll look at the mission , and the uproar over President Trump's comments on their deaths. At the time, Trump falsely claimed his predecessors did not call families of killed soldiers. Army Sgt. ...

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Ayodha hosts Deepotsav, CM Yogi Adityanath attends

Ayodha hosts Deepotsav, CM Yogi Adityanath attends

The "gods" literally descended from the heavens in Ayodhya on Wednesday afternoon as part of a grand Diwali celebration in the holy city led by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath . Ayodhy...

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Cavs are ready to play without LeBron, says Wade

Cavs are ready to play without LeBron, says Wade

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue confirmed on Monday that if James doesn't start, J.R. Smith will take his place. Lue added that he's preparing as though James will be able to play, however, per Jason Lloyd ...

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Trump Offered Fallen Soldier's Father $25000 but Never Sent It

Trump Offered Fallen Soldier's Father $25000 but Never Sent It

As the furor over which president did or did not call any given soldier's family after sending them to die during announced and unannounced military engagements in countries most Americans have never ...

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Conduct any probe against Vadra, dares Congress

Conduct any probe against Vadra, dares Congress

Countering the BJP's attack on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and terming it a "witch hunt", the Congress on Wednesday demanded to know who paid for over 100 trips Prime Min...

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Trump admin sought to block undocumented teen from getting abortion

Trump admin sought to block undocumented teen from getting abortion

At a hearing Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan rebuked the government lawyers. The Trump administration sought to block an undocumented teenager from having an abortion, though a feder...

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Mnuchin: 'Very hard' to not cut rich people's taxes

Mnuchin: 'Very hard' to not cut rich people's taxes

That promise was quickly christened the Mnuchin Rule - and, nearly as quickly, the Treasury Secretary started softening that assertion. If you wanted to give Americans' take home pay a boost but...

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Russian Federation socialite Ksenia Sobchak declares presidential bid

Russian Federation socialite Ksenia Sobchak declares presidential bid

Russian socialite Ksenia Sobchak is to stand in the country's presidential election in March, when Vladimir Putin is widely expected to run again. She said she'd also realized on what would have b...

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