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South Africa's 2018 budget revealed as Ramaphosa takes the reins

South Africa's 2018 budget revealed as Ramaphosa takes the reins

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba warned in his speech to parliament in Cape Town that "this is a tough but hopeful budget " as he announced Value Added Tax (VAT) on sales would rise by 1 percenta...

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Stoneman Douglas Student: 'I Am Not a Crisis Actor'

Stoneman Douglas Student: 'I Am Not a Crisis Actor'

It suggested that the child of a retired Federal Bureau of Investigation agent was being "used as a pawn for anti-Trump rhetoric". Some have suggested that Hogg's father, a former Federal Bureau o...

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Trump, attacks Obama, Sessions over Russian Federation probe

Trump's Wednesday remark was the latest in a series where the President has faulted Obama for not doing enough to stop Russian meddling. Why aren't Dem (Democratic) crimes under investigation? Trump t...

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Construction of Afghan section of TAPI pipeline launched

Construction of Afghan section of TAPI pipeline launched

Pakistan and India will attend a groundbreaking ceremony of the Turkmenistan section of the United States dollars 10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project that will help ease energy shortages in South A...

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Rock Island High School students protest gun violence during walkout

Rock Island High School students protest gun violence during walkout

The students chanted, "No more school shootings!" That day will mark one month since the shooting in Parkland. "When you are talking about this with friends don't debate that we should have stricter...

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Florida Copycat Shooting Threats Sweep Nation, Leading To Lockdowns And Arrests

Florida Copycat Shooting Threats Sweep Nation, Leading To Lockdowns And Arrests

Violent incidents or threats have occurred in 48 of the 50 states so far this school year, according to the network, with 10 states accounting for 48 percent of all the threats and incidents that have...

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Why the answer to America's gun problem lies due north

Why the answer to America's gun problem lies due north

Gun-free zones need to be eradicated. Lastly comes the usual discourse over more gun legislation. The National Rifle Association is in the business of selling weapons of all sizes, shapes, fir...

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'Pathetically weak': Parkland shooting survivors, parents confront Senator Marco Rubio

'Pathetically weak': Parkland shooting survivors, parents confront Senator Marco Rubio

Scott was going to be at the town hall meeting like Sen". Dana Loesch , a radio and television personality and vocal supporter of the Second Amendment , took questions during a kind of dialogue...

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Winter Olympics 2018: Ivanka Trump arrives for closing ceremony

Ms Trump will have dinner with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday night, South Korean media reported. South Korean officials arranged a later meeting between the two, American officials said...

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Assertion by India over emergency extension a distortion of facts: Maldives

Assertion by India over emergency extension a distortion of facts: Maldives

Kumar further said that it is India's honest desire to see democracy in The Maldives is restored and situation returns to normal. The Supreme Court of the Maldives Wednesday evening issued a tempo...

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FATF to put Pakistan on greylist for terror financing

FATF to put Pakistan on greylist for terror financing

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to include Pakistan in its "grey list" of nations not doing enough to counter terror financing and money laundering after the Gulf Cooperation Council (GC...

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Egyptian Police Officer Catches Boy Who Fell From Building

Egyptian Police Officer Catches Boy Who Fell From Building

The three officers quickly sprang into action - one kept an eye on the child, another used a carpet as a safety net and the third officer rushed to alert other officials. As Kameel Fathy Geed and his ...

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President Trump proposes bonuses for teachers who get gun training

President Trump proposes bonuses for teachers who get gun training

Wayne LaPierre, vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, said Thursday that reactions like Weingarten's are expected after mass shootings. Almost 1,400 kilometers (867 miles) away i...

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McMaster could leave White House

McMaster could leave White House

For months, Trump has privately expressed irritation with McMaster stemming from differences in "personality and style", the senior Republican source said. Among options to replace McMaster is General...

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German federal court to rule on controversial diesel vehicle ban

German federal court to rule on controversial diesel vehicle ban

The court is not determining whether such bans are to be implemented, but rather whether cities have the right to mandate them, without nationally standardized rules, in order to maintain pollution li...

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Face-to-face: Ivanka Trump to meet top N Korea general at Olympics

Face-to-face: Ivanka Trump to meet top N Korea general at Olympics

Pyongyang has used the Games to try to soften its image and push for talks with Seoul that could cut the odds of a United States military strike. According to media reports, the ROK Foreign Mini...

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Gun activists go on offensive at major conservative conference

Gun activists go on offensive at major conservative conference

The Florida shooting left 17 people dead and reignited America's gun control debate to a fever pitch, with students across the nation leading anti-gun walkouts and protests, including March for...

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School Threatens to Suspend Students Protesting Gun Violence

School Threatens to Suspend Students Protesting Gun Violence

Needville ISD Superintendent Curtis Rhodes issued the threat on Tuesday in a letter sent to families of students in the district and posted on Needville High School's Facebook page. "No longer c...

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Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark

Vonn's presence added plenty of intrigue and suspense to Thursday's race. At an Olympics where nearly nothing went according to Shiffrin's plan, from the wind that wreaked havoc with her ambitious g...

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Tiffany Haddish Will Host the MTV Movie and TV Awards

Tiffany Haddish Will Host the MTV Movie and TV Awards

Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish blessed us all by presenting the nominees alongside fellow presenter Andy Serkis, effectively stealing the show (and hearts) with her irrepressible commentary thro...

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Fireworks Used In Violent Scenes Between Bilbao & Spartak Ultras

Fireworks Used In Violent Scenes Between Bilbao & Spartak Ultras

He, along with four others, had been transported to a local hospital hours earlier, before kickoff of Thursday's Europa League match between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow . After the game, A...

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Parkland Conspiracies Overwhelm the Internet's Broken Trending Tools

Parkland Conspiracies Overwhelm the Internet's Broken Trending Tools

Although I can't speak for all of the dead Marjory Stoneman Douglas High pupils, I can confidently say I am not being paid by George Soros to be dead. An article published in the Coral Springs Talk...

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Freestyle skier David Wise successfully defends his gold medal

Freestyle skier David Wise successfully defends his gold medal

Those competitors have accounted for 10 of the country's 19 medals, many of them at the snow park located an hour away from the Gangneung Olympic Plaza. New Zealand's Nico Porteous won his nation's se...

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Cinemark Begins New Bag and Package Policy

Cinemark Begins New Bag and Package Policy

You might also be interested in. . There are nine Cinemark theaters in Colorado: Aurora, Boulder, two in Colorado Springs, two in Fort Collins, Greeley, Lakewood and Pueblo. With the exception of me...

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Sharad Pawar criticises Modi for personal attack on Gandhi family, praises Rahul

Sharad Pawar criticises Modi for personal attack on Gandhi family, praises Rahul

The event was organised by the Jagatik Marathi Academy of which Sharad Pawar was a founding member. "Today, things have changed", Pawar said. When Thackeray quipped that everyone knew Pawar was refe...

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SC sees another clash of judges, this time over land acquisition case

SC sees another clash of judges, this time over land acquisition case

The judicial propriety and discipline of this bench- a three-judge one -reversing the 2014 decision is exactly what was criticised the other day by another SC bench The important bench stated the 2014...

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Kuwait urged to reform workers' rights to end Philippines crisis

Kuwait urged to reform workers' rights to end Philippines crisis

Duterte talked with the family of Demafelis and then briefly viewed her remains, gently touching her coffin with his hand. The Philippine Senate began an inquiry on Wednesday into deaths and abuse of ...

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Man arrested in shooting death of postal worker

Man arrested in shooting death of postal worker

The U.S. Postal Inspectors and the F.B.I. aided Dallas Police in the investigation into the homicide. "With this arrest, we take a crucial step towards ensuring that the person allegedly responsib...

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UP Investors Summit 2018: Kovind hopes for annual holding of the event

UP Investors Summit 2018: Kovind hopes for annual holding of the event

The President was speaking at the closing ceremony of the Uttar Pradesh Investors Summit, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a defence industrial corridor for the state at the even...

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Barnaby Joyce harassment allegation 'very serious'

Barnaby Joyce harassment allegation 'very serious'

WA Police said they had not received a complaint about Mr Joyce. Nationals MP Andrew Gee suggested his support would depend on the results of an investigation into a recent sexual harassment alleg...

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Maryland Students Walk Out Of Class, Call For Gun Control In DC

Maryland Students Walk Out Of Class, Call For Gun Control In DC

At the listening session on Wednesday, Stoneman Douglas student Sam Zeif told the president he had lost a best friend in the shooting . They have banned over 45 different kinds of assault weapons, in...

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Haiti suspends Oxfam pending investigation into sexual abuse

Haiti suspends Oxfam pending investigation into sexual abuse

A goat stands next to an Oxfam sign on a kiosk that was used to distribute water in Corail, a camp for displaced people of the quake of 2010, on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 17, 20...

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Dutch MPs vote to recognise disputed Armenian 'genocide'

Dutch MPs vote to recognise disputed Armenian 'genocide'

The ministry, however, also "took note" of the Dutch government´s position to distance itself from the parliament´s motion. Relations between the two countries, both members of North Atlantic Tr...

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Chicago area students stage walk-outs in response to Florida shooting

Chicago area students stage walk-outs in response to Florida shooting

Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter, Jaime, was killed last week, had harsh words for Rubio, a Republican from Florida . "I want more gun control ", Midgett said . "You woke the country up", he said....

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Net migration from European Union drops below 100000 for first time since 2013

Business Secretary Greg Clark, Environment Secretary Michael Gove and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox led the Cabinet discussions in their respective areas of responsibility. Mrs May is also fa...

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Korea scrapped talks with Pence 'at last minute', US says

Korea scrapped talks with Pence 'at last minute', US says

The North Korean delegation will be led by Kim Yong Chol, vice-chairman of the Party Central Committee, and will stay for three days from Sunday, South Korea's Ministry of Unification said on Th...

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Pakistan court says Sharif can't head party

Pakistan court says Sharif can't head party

In the decision of yesterday the post of president of Pakistan Muslim League (N) was snatched.My name is Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. In his response after the verdict, current Prime Minister Shahid Khaqa...

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Pyeonchang Games 2018: Russian Curler faces Anti-Doping Case

Pyeonchang Games 2018: Russian Curler faces Anti-Doping Case

A fresh doping case would be deeply embarrassing for Russia , which has 168 athletes deemed clean competing in Pyeongchang as neutral Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR ). Moreover, Pavel Kolobkov,...

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Explosive device thrown into United States embassy in Montenegro

Explosive device thrown into United States embassy in Montenegro

Podgorica authorities stressed its firm position that this event cannot and could not affect the high level of protection and security of the diplomatic missions or the situation in Montenegro in gen...

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White House Correspondents' Dinner Latest News, Photos, and Videos

White House Correspondents' Dinner Latest News, Photos, and Videos

Wolf, who recently inked a deal with Netflix for a weekly show, is a former contributor and writer for Comedy Central's " The Daily Show ". Trump took a beating at the event in 2011 when host Seth Me...

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