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Trump visit with Mexican president put on hold

Trump visit with Mexican president put on hold

The Washington Post first reported that Peña Nieto halted the trip after Trump refused to publicly state that Mexico will not fund his border wall during a phone call last week. Mexico and the USA ha...

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Teachers, staff have choice of returning to Florida school after shooting

Teachers, staff have choice of returning to Florida school after shooting

Trump called out the deputy by name - "Deputy Sheriff Peterson, I guess his name is" - and said Peterson had "strained his whole life" by failing to act. "He should have went in, addressed the killer,...

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Marit Bjoergen of Norway wins women's 30-km mass start gold

Marit Bjoergen of Norway wins women's 30-km mass start gold

Marit Bjoergen got the individual gold she craved to bow out of her Olympic career as the most successful athlete in the history of the Winter Games with 15 medals, eight of them gold. Coaches chose t...

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Tory MP Bradley apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for 'communist spies' tweet

Tory MP Bradley apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for 'communist spies' tweet

The party on Friday brushed off claims by a former spy for then Czechoslovakia that veteran leftist Corbyn had knowingly cooperated with the communist intelligence agency, calling it a "ridiculous s...

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Kurdish YPG announces adherence to UN-backed nationwide cease-fire in Syria

Kurdish YPG announces adherence to UN-backed nationwide cease-fire in Syria

Turkey, which regards the PYD as an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ), issued red notices for Muslim and 47 high-ranking PKK members in Novemeber 2016. Muslim is a Syrian citizen. But...

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Allies urge Trump to not go further on gun control measures

Allies urge Trump to not go further on gun control measures

The US president elaborated on his proposal on Twitter ahead of yesterday's " School Safety Roundtable", arguing that arming teachers would be "much less expensive than guards". "You want a hard...

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Al-Azhar condemns deadly Somalia twin blast

Al-Azhar condemns deadly Somalia twin blast

The first blast, detonated by a suicide auto bomber, occurred near the headquarters of Somalia€™s intelligence service. The second came close to parliament, the presidential palace and police headquar...

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South Africa to bowl in T20 decider

South Africa to bowl in T20 decider

Paceman Junior Dala (3/35) took three wickets while Chris Morris (2/43) accounted for two batsmen for the hosts. South Africa then struck back, with Heinrich Klaasen and JP Duminy making timely ...

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Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre church closes in tax protest

Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre church closes in tax protest

The church, where Jesus is believed to have been crucified, buried and resurrected, is one of Christianity's holiest sites. The Greek Orthodox Church has been criticised for selling large tracts o...

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England's Pepperell edges Fisher for maiden European Tour title

England's Pepperell edges Fisher for maiden European Tour title

The pair has not enjoyed the best of starts to the season, with six missed cuts from 10 combined events, but they found their form in Qatar. Pepperell then fought back with birdies on the 16th and 1...

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First Alert Forecast:rain chances rise to start the week

First Alert Forecast:rain chances rise to start the week

SUNDAY: With the front to our southeast, the severe threat will lessen and the majority of the rain will clear out. Most areas will experience a brief break for a few hours late this afternoon. There...

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Congress demands answers from PM over bank frauds

Congress demands answers from PM over bank frauds

Taking on the Narendra Modi-led government, Gandhi claimed that the Congress party had waived the loan of farmers but the prime minister had "waived the loans of select businessmen". After attending i...

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Former Trump adviser pleads guilty to conspiracy charges in Russian Federation probe

Former Trump adviser pleads guilty to conspiracy charges in Russian Federation probe

Gates initially pleaded not guilty and has been facing up to 12.5 years in jail - based on a 12-count indictment handed up in October accusing him and Manafort of acting as unregistered foreign ag...

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Symantec joins companies turning against NRA

Symantec joins companies turning against NRA

The left-leaning news site, ThinkProgress, said it rounded up a list of 22 corporations it said was "making membership to America's premier gun-lobbying group more enticing" by offering such di...

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Mueller files new charge against Paul Manafort

Mueller files new charge against Paul Manafort

Manafort , 68, has been accused by the team investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections and possible collusion with the Trump campaign of money laundering, tax fraud and b...

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Mueller accepts plea from ex-Trump aide

According to the court document submitted with Gates' agreement, Manafort laundered more than $ 18 million between 2006 and 2016, and Gates transferred more than $3 million to accounts that he cont...

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China proposes removal of two-term limit for president

China proposes removal of two-term limit for president

There has been persistent speculation that Xi wants to stay on in office past the customary two five-year terms. In what seems to be a move by Chinese President Xi Jinping to consolidate power furth...

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U.S. companies distance themselves from NRA as pressure mounts

U.S. companies distance themselves from NRA as pressure mounts

The growing exodus of corporate names, ranging from a major insurer to vehicle rental brands and a household moving company, comes after the NRA launched a counter-offensive against a student-led camp...

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TV Host Steve Wilkos Facing Drunken Driving Charge

TV Host Steve Wilkos Facing Drunken Driving Charge

WFSB reported that Steve Wilkos crashed his vehicle in Darien, Conn. on Jan 21, according to police. After the cops' discovery, a warrant was issued for Wilkos' arrest. Wilkos claimed that his vi...

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OAR outlast Germany for Olympic ice hockey gold in overtime classic

OAR outlast Germany for Olympic ice hockey gold in overtime classic

Both teams scored twice in a back-and-forth third period with Nikita Gusev knotting the game with a short-handed goal with less than a minute to go to force the overtime period. Germany, which was p...

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IS attacks kill dozens in Yemen

IS attacks kill dozens in Yemen

Saturday's attack occurred outside the gate of a counterterrorism camp in the city's southwest, according to the witnesses. They said that five bodies - mostly troops - had been transported to the med...

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Controversial North Korean official arrives in South Korea, amid fierce protest

Controversial North Korean official arrives in South Korea, amid fierce protest

Ivanka Trump delivered a persosonal message to Moon from her father, President Trump, about his announcement on sanctions for North Korea, a set of restrictions he called "the largest ever" for North...

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Puducherry awaits, to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Puducherry awaits, to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Stressing the need of new IT solutions in easing the lives of people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said technologies like artificial intelligence can be used to improve the lives of poor, underprivi...

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Pakistan to Be Added to Terror Financing List

Pakistan to Be Added to Terror Financing List

But reports suggest that in three months' time, Pakistan will be put on the grey list because the challenge before Islamabad is too very large to meet in the given time frame. Dr Faisal claimed that...

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BJP and NPP 'dog and tail', says Tharoor; Ram Madhav hits back

BJP and NPP 'dog and tail', says Tharoor; Ram Madhav hits back

In the health sector, Tharoor said "It was tricking to see that BJP in Delhi is trying to borrow a leaf out of Meghalaya's book by announcing the health insurance scheme but unlike Meghalaya, they do ...

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S Korea welcomes new United States sanctions on N Korea

S Korea welcomes new United States sanctions on N Korea

US officials said the president had discussed the action with Moon ahead of the announcement in Washington. Accompanied by an American delegation at the Winter Olympics in South Korea , Sarah S...

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Woman stabbed to death at MA library

Woman stabbed to death at MA library

Authorities said one person has been arrested in connection with the Saturday morning double stabbing at the Winchester Public Library. A 22-year-old woman was fatally stabbed by a man with a hunting ...

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Syria war: UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire

Syria war: UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres had called for a cease-fire earier this week, say that "a human tragedy is unfolding in front of our eyes [with] 400,000 people living in hell on e...

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China says new USA sanctions threaten cooperation over North Korea

China says new USA sanctions threaten cooperation over North Korea

The United States said yesterday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions against North Korea, intensifying pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear and missile programmes. The Treasury's ...

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Teen survivors of Parkland shooting plan national walk out

Teen survivors of Parkland shooting plan national walk out

It doesn't take a scientist, however, to notice there have been a lot of deadly shootings recently. In the wake of last week's tragedy that claimed 17 lives, the students at Marjory Stoneman Doug...

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Eden Hazard warns Conte over his position after Barcelona draw

Eden Hazard warns Conte over his position after Barcelona draw

I think I might have touched 25 balls - and 15 of them were flying toward my head! "It is totally different to play in the Premier League to the Champions League". 'In games like that you have to ...

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School resource officer who stayed outside South Florida school shooting a 'coward'

School resource officer who stayed outside South Florida school shooting a 'coward'

The proposals form part of Scott's wider plan to address school safety in the wake of last week's shooting . The allegations emerged a day after veteran Broward deputy Scot Peterson resigned un...

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'Moving Day' For Family As Billy Graham Casket Arrives At Library

'Moving Day' For Family As Billy Graham Casket Arrives At Library

The procession reached the Billy Graham Library literally four hours after it left the training center to head for Charlotte, where the evangelist was born. In Black Mountain, a group sang "Amazing Gr...

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At least 1 killed, 6 injured in Kabul blast near North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters

At least 1 killed, 6 injured in Kabul blast near North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters

Meanwhile, 18 soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack in western Afghanistan , the Afghan Defense Ministry said on February 24. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said six people were wounde...

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New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

Rick Gates was Manafort's former business partner in a firm that lobbied on behalf of pro-Kremlin Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich. In the latest indictment , prosecutors painted a detailed p...

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Only Most 'Adept' Teachers Should Carry Guns in Schools

Only Most 'Adept' Teachers Should Carry Guns in Schools

Trump, in a speech to a conservative gathering near Washington , also called for stronger background checks for gun buyers and criticised an armed deputy who failed to intervene during the shooting ...

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Winter Olympics: S. Korea take team silver in men's speed skating

Winter Olympics: S. Korea take team silver in men's speed skating

Still, it was much less than their extraordinary showing at the 2014 Sochi Games, when they won 23 medals. The good thing about this team though, is they don't focus on the fact that they're facing ...

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Teachers React to President Trump's Proposal to Arm Them in Schools

Teachers React to President Trump's Proposal to Arm Them in Schools

Trump spoke with state and local lawmakers at the White House where he said he would like to see highly trained and qualified teachers carry a concealed gun in classrooms. There first? In every c...

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Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as ground shifts in gun debate

Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as ground shifts in gun debate

Insurance giant MetLife said Friday that it's ending its discounts on home and auto insurance for NRA members. If you are not a member of the National Rifle Association, you may be surprised to l...

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TrueCar to cut ties with NRA in wake of Florida school shooting

TrueCar to cut ties with NRA in wake of Florida school shooting

First National Bank will cease issuing NRA-branded Visa cards to its customers as well, citing "customer feedback" as the reason for scrapping the offering. Twitter accounts for Enterprise and its tw...

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