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Bangladesh police clash with protesters ahead of Zia verdict

Bangladesh police clash with protesters ahead of Zia verdict

Police had imposed a ban on holding protests, besides arresting numbers of her supporters during a crackdown on Wednesday night, ahead of the verdict. Supporters of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) ...

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ACA enrollment reaches 11.8 million for 2018

ACA enrollment reaches 11.8 million for 2018

Newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is a critic of the health law, but he has avoided directly antagonizing Democrats over it. The National Academy for State Health Policy sa...

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Scorching air balloon crashes in Dixons Creek close to Melbourne

Scorching air balloon crashes in Dixons Creek close to Melbourne

Several people were thrown from the basket of the balloon hit the ground about 7.20am on Thursday, and 16 passengers were assessed by paramedics. "All patients essentially had similar injuries and t...

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Modi stuns Rahul Gandhi

Modi stuns Rahul Gandhi

In contrast, he talked about Vajpayee Government's record of creating new states in 2002. Opposition members, including those from the Congress , Trinamool Congress and the Left, staged a walk out ...

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Pope praises joint Korean Olympic teams, Vatican willing to back peace initiatives

Pope praises joint Korean Olympic teams, Vatican willing to back peace initiatives

She's also a vice director of North Korea's propaganda department , and, analysts say , one of her brother's closest confidants . North and South Korea have, at least temporarily, put aside the...

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2nd Test match - Summary

2nd Test match - Summary

However, despite the series ending as a draw, Sri Lanka made history by winning their first Test match in the West Indies. They managed to do so through Taijul soon after the drinks break as the...

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Texas police officer fatally shot; suspect in standoff

Texas police officer fatally shot; suspect in standoff

A police officer has been fatally shot, another person is wounded and the suspect remains barricaded inside an apartment in suburban Dallas. A civilian, whose condition is unknown, was also wounded ...

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Trump Pressured Netanyahu To Stop Israeli Cannabis Exports, Reports Say

Trump Pressured Netanyahu To Stop Israeli Cannabis Exports, Reports Say

However, before an official indictment recommendation is made to the State Attorney's Office, the police team will examine the remaining " holes " in the case, Israeli media report. Netanyahu said Sta...

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Senators Claim Trump Lacks 'Legal Authority' for Strike on North Korea

Senators Claim Trump Lacks 'Legal Authority' for Strike on North Korea

Advise Russia and China that due to their lack of effort in dealing with the disarmament of these two rogue states all countries that are now threatened by Iran's and North Korea's nuclear weapons cap...

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USA to impose 'toughest ever' sanctions on North Korea, Pence warns

Speaking in Tokyo on his way to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Pence promised the United States and its allies, including Japan, would keep until it took steps toward "complete, verifiable and ...

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Johnson, Walz Get Gubernatorial Boost From Caucus Voting

Johnson, Walz Get Gubernatorial Boost From Caucus Voting

But the results of those polls are rarely indicative of who will win the nomination. While those "beauty contests" show which candidates are most popular at this early stage of the races, they do not ...

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Ruthless Kvitova coasts to St Petersburg crown

Ruthless Kvitova coasts to St Petersburg crown

Petra Kvitova steamrolled Kristina Mladenovic in 65 minutes to become the first wildcard to lift the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy in a one-sided final on Sunday. 2 to No. 21 when the new WTA ranking...

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It's not for you: smartphone ban for N. Korea, Iran Olympians

It's not for you: smartphone ban for N. Korea, Iran Olympians

The North, however, has agreed with South Korea to send 22 athletes and a 230-strong cheering squad to the Winter Games starting on Friday. North Korea is under multiple sets of UN Security Coun...

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Russian Federation gets help from Turkey in returning body of killed pilot

Russian Federation gets help from Turkey in returning body of killed pilot

The punishing campaign by the Syrian government and its ally, Russia , has also battered the northwestern province of Idlib, the largest area under opposition control in Syria. A White Helmet rescue ...

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Afghanistan becomes main theatre of operations for US Air Force

Afghanistan becomes main theatre of operations for US Air Force

The strikes hit Taliban training facilities in Badakhshan province, "preventing the planning and rehearsal of terrorist acts", the Southern Command said in a statement. "I don't think there is a clear...

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Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

US officials say about 500 pro-Assad regime forces participated in the attack on the coalition location, using heavy artillery, T-54 and T-72 main battle tanks and mortar fire. advisers were located. ...

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United Kingdom toddler killer admits having child abuse images

United Kingdom toddler killer admits having child abuse images

He pleaded guilty this morning to having indecent images of children and having a paedophile manual. After serving eight-year sentences, they were granted lifelong anonymity that saw them released u...

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Trump Backs Budget Plan: 'So Important for Our Great Military'

Trump Backs Budget Plan: 'So Important for Our Great Military'

Mattis lectured lawmakers for allowing the military to operate "under debilitating continuing resolutions for more than 1,000 days during the past decade" whenever Republicans and Democrats were una...

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US House passes stopgap spending Bill to avert shutdown

US House passes stopgap spending Bill to avert shutdown

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California announced she would oppose the budget measure unless her chamber's GOP leaders promised a vote on legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants who f...

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Lebanon to prevent Israel from building border wall

Lebanon to prevent Israel from building border wall

The statement also said that the Higher Defense Council "has given its instructions to confront this aggression to prevent Israel from building [the wall] on Lebanese territory". Israeli Defence Minis...

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White House moves to distance Donald Trump from market plunge

White House moves to distance Donald Trump from market plunge

White House aides quickly decided the administration needed to issue a formal response to the plunging stock market after months of jumping at the chance take credit for the record gains. And since ma...

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Filipina missing in Taiwan quake: DFA

Filipina missing in Taiwan quake: DFA

Most of the deaths from the February 2016 quake were from the 16-storey Wei-kuan apartment complex, which toppled on its side and buried many residents in the rubble. Banayo also disclosed that anothe...

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European Union hikes euro zone growth forecasts

European Union hikes euro zone growth forecasts

The report points out that economic recovery is expected to strengthen in coming years - supporting an increase in employment - however, it noted that "a steady commitment for structural reforms is of...

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Russian athletes' request to join Winter Olympics declined

In a separate statement about Africa for the YOG, Bach said that the International Olympic Committee "will proactively approach a number of African (countries) to evaluate the feasibility of such a ...

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Las Vegas serial shooter randomly attacks four people, killing two

Las Vegas serial shooter randomly attacks four people, killing two

Robert Plummer of the LVMPD homicide division told ABC News . The victim was by himself when he was shot and survived the shooting . The second victim was shot a few hours later outside a shopping...

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United Kingdom court upholds Assange's arrest warrant

United Kingdom court upholds Assange's arrest warrant

An earlier visitor to the embassy was Nobel Peace Prize victor Adolfo Perez Esquivel. Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno called Assange an "inherited problem" but said Ecuador had made a commitment "...

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Russia Seeks Downed Su-25 Jet's Engine to Identify Missile

Russia Seeks Downed Su-25 Jet's Engine to Identify Missile

Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia initiated a body of investigation that would determine the responsibility of these attacks against the U.S.and its allies. "Twenty-nine civilians were killed and d...

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Scores of civilians killed as airstrikes pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

Scores of civilians killed as airstrikes pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

SDF said that many militants were killed, and two were captured. A Syrian boy holds an oxygen mask over the face of an infant at a make-shift hospital following a reported gas attack on the rebel-held...

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Ahead of Olympics face-off, Pence vows new North Korea sanctions

Ahead of Olympics face-off, Pence vows new North Korea sanctions

These comments were meant to be heard in South Korea , where President Moon Jae-in's administration has started a dialogue with Pyongyang , using the upcoming Olympics as an opening. 9, and the cl...

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Barnier, at European Central Bank, stresses EU supremacy on financial rules after Brexit

Barnier, at European Central Bank, stresses EU supremacy on financial rules after Brexit

The two sides reached an interim deal in December on three key separation issues - the financial settlement, the Irish border and the rights of European Union citizens after Brexit . Together these p...

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Singapore and Malaysia to set up stock market link

Singapore and Malaysia to set up stock market link

In fact, he said, Malaysia was now involved in various projects with Singapore, including the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System and the development of Marina One, a joint venture between Khaza...

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Salman Khan's 'Kick 2' releasing for 2019 Christmas

Salman Khan's 'Kick 2' releasing for 2019 Christmas

Salman and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai , is the sequel to 2012 blockbuster, Ek Tha Tiger which also starred Salman Khan in lead as a RAW officer. This confirmation comes nearly four year...

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Syrian Kurdish YPG: Turkish army hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

Syrian Kurdish YPG: Turkish army hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

We depend on wells that we've drilled for water. With the routing of ISIS in both Iraq and Syria, however, U.S. officials have made it clear that Washington intends to maintain a permanent occupation ...

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Senators investigate USA Gymnastics and US Olympic Committee over Nassar abuse case

Senators investigate USA Gymnastics and US Olympic Committee over Nassar abuse case

The Office did not specify when the complaints were filed or their nature, due to an ongoing investigation . Numerous women shared their testimonies about Nassar's decades of abuse during his heari...

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Even Joe Biden is telling Trump to avoid an interview with Mueller

Even Joe Biden is telling Trump to avoid an interview with Mueller

Trump is considering talking with Robert Mueller , the Special Counsel in the Russian Federation probe. CUOMO: "That's one of the most subtle things I've ever heard you say, Joe Biden ". "Why no...

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Super Bowl Sunday - Super Bowl Trivia

Super Bowl Sunday - Super Bowl Trivia

The activists stopped trains for about two hours, prompting Metro Transit to divert passengers to buses in order to deliver the fans to U.S. Bank Stadium in time for Super Bowl LII . As noted, Sunday...

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Ranking the colleges by Super Bowl winners

Ranking the colleges by Super Bowl winners

NBC announced Monday that the Eagles' 41-33 victory over the Patriots earned a 47.4 overnight rating, a number that's hard to parse. The First Lady, whose husband is friends with Patriots quarter...

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Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life

Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life

The Pope emeritus was responding to the many inquiries from readers as to how he is spending "this last period of his life". " I can only say that at the end of a slow decline in physical strength, ...

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Israeli warplanes strike Syrian military base outside Damascus

Israeli warplanes strike Syrian military base outside Damascus

The Syrian media is reporting that Israeli warplanes conducted a military strike against an installation near the Syrian capital of Damascus. A spokeswoman for the Israeli army declined to comment o...

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White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

WH press sec Sarah Sanders out with a statement *supporting* top WH aide Rob Porter , who just resigned amid reports he punched, kicked and choked two of his ex-wives. "I have worked directly wit...

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