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House Speaker Paul Ryan: 'We shouldn't be banning guns for law-abiding citizens'

House Speaker Paul Ryan: 'We shouldn't be banning guns for law-abiding citizens'

He declined to elaborate on what that list could include. Ryan acknowledged there were "system failures" at the Florida school shooting and told reporters a lot of questions "need answers". Ryan w...

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First Transgender Individual Joins US Military After Trump Issues Ban

First Transgender Individual Joins US Military After Trump Issues Ban

Maj. David Eastburn, a Pentagon spokesperson, confirmed to the Washington Blade on Tuesday an openly transgender person has signed a contract to join the armed forces, which is part of the process f...

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Beijing protests over United States duty increases on Chinese aluminium products

Beijing protests over United States duty increases on Chinese aluminium products

The Department of Commerce on Tuesday issued a final affirmative determination in its anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigation of aluminum foil imports from China. Instead of reviving domest...

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Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

Tarkundi Gali, Lambi Bari, Khorinar, Dhar and Panjgrayin, all in Rajouri, were most affected. "The repeated ceasefire violations have led to a war-like situation time and again all along the Line o...

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India, Pakistan have to sit and talk over border tensions

India, Pakistan have to sit and talk over border tensions

Now again, Pakistan has expressed its full support for a politically negotiated settlement and hopefully all sides would shun their narrow self-centred approach and work together for much-needed peace...

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US Ambassador to Mexico resigns amid strained relations

US Ambassador to Mexico resigns amid strained relations

Government service, I have come to the hard decision that it is the right time to move on to new challenges and adventures". Jacobson, a career diplomat, was nominated for the post by President ...

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Allonzo Trier: Cleared by NCAA, will play Thursday

Allonzo Trier: Cleared by NCAA, will play Thursday

Trier originally tested positive in September 2016 after he inadvertently ingested Ostarine in a drink his stepfather had made, Thompson said. You do research to pick that drug. Arizona has two regul...

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When are the 2018 Paralympics? All you need to know

When are the 2018 Paralympics? All you need to know

Just as at the Olympic Winter Games , the Alpine skiing and snowboard events will take place at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre whilst the Alpensia Biathlion Centre will stage the biathlon and cross-coun...

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Marine Le Pen Charged for Tweeting Pictures of ISIS Killings

Marine Le Pen Charged for Tweeting Pictures of ISIS Killings

One showed the decapitated body of IS victim James Foley. John and Diane Foley accused Ms Le Pen of using the "shamefully uncensored" photos for her own political ends. The far-right politician is a...

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Egypt forms committee to examine railways after train collision

Egypt forms committee to examine railways after train collision

Health ministry said the number of casualties are expected to rise. Another 40 were injured following the incident in Egypt. Emergency personnel gather at the scene of a train collision near Kom H...

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Yes we will be on terror financing watch list, confirms Pakistan

Yes we will be on terror financing watch list, confirms Pakistan

During a plenary session of the FATF meet it was decided that Pakistan should be put on the "grey list" again to keep a watch on the rogue nation for not complying with the norms to check financing of...

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New Battlefield Reportedly Titled Battlefield V

New Battlefield Reportedly Titled Battlefield V

GamesBeat is reporting that the next Battlefield game is called Battlefield V and that it take place during World War II. Check back for updates as the story develops. Master the skies in t...

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Thousands of Jobs at risk - Toys R Us Going into Administration

Thousands of Jobs at risk - Toys R Us Going into Administration

Speaking to the Daily Star, Richard Lim, chief executive of Retail Economics, said that Toys R Us had failed to "embrace omnichannel", its retail experience failed to keep up competitors, and the co...

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Indrani Mukerjea court statement gave ammunition to CBI

Indrani Mukerjea court statement gave ammunition to CBI

The CBI sought his custodial interrogation for 15 days but duty magistrate Sumeet Anand granted one day's custody, making it clear that Karti has to be produced before the concerned special judge on T...

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Jennifer Rubin: Trump's bag of tricks don't work on Mueller

Jennifer Rubin: Trump's bag of tricks don't work on Mueller

President Donald Trump through Defense Secretary James Mattis. Mueller is investigating the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 election, and on February 16 he issued an indictment against 13 Rus...

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West Virginia teachers to end strike Thursday

West Virginia teachers to end strike Thursday

He said teachers would be back in class Thursday. When Governor Jim Justice announced he hasn't stopped thinking about that exchange since Monday morning; Gideon's mother, Michelle's, phone immedi...

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IOC lifts Russian Olympic Committee ban

IOC lifts Russian Olympic Committee ban

Wednesday's announcement comes days after the committee refused to lift the suspension in time for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Games on Sunday. In December, having controversially opted no...

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Trump communications chief, longtime aide, to resign

Trump communications chief, longtime aide, to resign

On Tuesday, Hicks testified before the House Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. Her acknowledgment apparently caused some con...

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UN Documents Reveal 'Chemical' Cooperation between Syria, North Korea

UN Documents Reveal 'Chemical' Cooperation between Syria, North Korea

The chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he had not seen the report from the team of experts who are tasked with investigating sanctions violations. A new report suggests...

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Metro Detroit Weather: Rain and a cool down

Metro Detroit Weather: Rain and a cool down

New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Thursday, March 1: High: 32. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Sunday, March 4: High: 36. Mostly c...

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Supreme Court rejects appeal for direct review of DACA, for now

Supreme Court rejects appeal for direct review of DACA, for now

There are some 700,000 Dreamers , people brought illegally to America as children, who are registered for the DACA program, and the White House has estimated than another million or more could be...

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At least 11 people affected by unknown substance at Ft. Myer base

At least 11 people affected by unknown substance at Ft. Myer base

Base spokeswoman Leah Rubalcaba told AFP the three Marines were back on duty early Wednesday and the affected headquarters building had been "cleared for repopulation". CNN reports that field ...

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Mother who mysteriously vanished from Virginia yard found dead

Mother who mysteriously vanished from Virginia yard found dead

Investigators have interviewed four people of interest about St. John's disappearance, the station reports, including the woman's boyfriend. St. John was last heard from around 7:30 a.m. John said...

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MP bypoll: Congress wins Mungaoli, ahead in Kolaras

MP bypoll: Congress wins Mungaoli, ahead in Kolaras

Brijendra Singh defeated Bai Sahib of BJP by 2,124 votes. BJD's Rita Sahu won Bijepur by poll in Odisha by a huge margin of 41933 votes against BJP. In Mungaoli, counting of votes began in the mor...

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Turkish deputy FM defends Operation Olive Branch at the UN

Turkish deputy FM defends Operation Olive Branch at the UN

The decision means Turkey can file an extradition request within a 40-day period, but Muslim is free to leave the country. According to Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency, the file for extraditi...

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For the love of gun: U.S. couples take weapons to church

For the love of gun: U.S. couples take weapons to church

The church leader, Rev. Sean Moon, in a statement strongly advocated for the right to bear arms and to "use the power of the "Rod of Iron" not to harm or oppress as has been done in the satanic king...

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New constitutional stand-off as SNP pushes ahead with Brexit bill

New constitutional stand-off as SNP pushes ahead with Brexit bill

The First Minister told BBC Radio 4: "After Brexit, in terms of the devolution settlement, those powers should return to the Scottish Parliament and it should be up to us how we exercise them". Both...

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Naftogaz of Ukraine claims victory in Stockholm arbitration court

Naftogaz of Ukraine claims victory in Stockholm arbitration court

The latest ruling, which concludes the legal dispute, dealt with Naftogaz's claims that it was owed compensation for Gazprom not sending a certain amount of gas annually via Ukraine and paying too lit...

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Newton's shot leads Miami over (9) UNC, 91-88

Newton's shot leads Miami over (9) UNC, 91-88

Seventh Woods, Brandon Huffman and Garrison Brooks react during their loss to the Miami Hurricanes . In a situation that was eerily similar to the ending of the 2016 National Championship game - wh...

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Land expropriation without compensation gets Constitutional review - Rand takes knock

Land expropriation without compensation gets Constitutional review - Rand takes knock

A total of 241 MPs voted in favour of the motion, and 83 voted against it. In 2016, he told his supporters he was "not calling for the slaughter of white people - at least for now". Several parties ...

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Senior US, Chinese officials to meet this week on trade: White House

Senior US, Chinese officials to meet this week on trade: White House

Upon becoming president, Mr Xi altered the composition of the Politburo Standing Committee or PSC, shrinking it from nine to seven, and broke with norms favouring balance on the committee to be inst...

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Governor set to sign Indiana Sunday alcohol sales bill

Governor set to sign Indiana Sunday alcohol sales bill

The Sunday ban on carryout alcohol in IN has been in effect since Prohibition. The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers gave way this year, focusing instead on preserving another unusual alcoho...

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Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre to reopen after Israeli tax spat

Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre to reopen after Israeli tax spat

Minister of State for Media Affairs, Mohammad Al-Momani said Monday the government is closely following the Israeli government's decision to suspend recent plans to collect taxes from Christian de...

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North Korean leaders 'used fake Brazilian passports to apply for visas'

North Korean leaders 'used fake Brazilian passports to apply for visas'

While North Korea's ruling family is known to have used travel documents obtained under false pretences, there are few specific examples. His true birth date was in 1941. Both passports are signed b...

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Melania Trump Cuts Ties With Adviser Paid $1.6 Mil By Inaugural Committee

Melania Trump Cuts Ties With Adviser Paid $1.6 Mil By Inaugural Committee

While much of the reaction to Mrs Trump's speech focused on the Twitter habits of her family, the first lady has also previously been criticised for her social media usage. Winston Wolkoff is a Ne...

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Peace proposal with Taliban puts the West in a fix

Peace proposal with Taliban puts the West in a fix

About 25 countries and organisations, including the United Nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, will attend Wednesday's meeting in the Afghan capital. US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Sout...

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J&K: One terrorist killed in Hajin

J&K: One terrorist killed in Hajin

Unknown number of militants holed up in Hajin area are believed to be still engaged in gunfire with the security forces. A Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant was killed in a fierce encounter by security...

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Kushner's business got $500M in loans from companies - after WH meetings

Kushner's business got $500M in loans from companies - after WH meetings

The loan was to refinance the mortgage on a Chicago skyscraper. And although that never came to fruition, Apollo lent Kushner Companies $184 million in November - three times as large as the norma...

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Iran: US, US Covering up War Crimes Committed by Saudi in Yemen

Iran: US, US Covering up War Crimes Committed by Saudi in Yemen

On Monday, Russia vetoed a UK-drafted resolution that would have pressured Iran over allegations of violating an arms embargo on Yemen. Britain, France, Germany and the United States urged Iran to "...

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Christian leaders to reopen Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Christian leaders to reopen Church of the Holy Sepulcher

A woman kisses the Stone of Unction, or Stone of Anointing, representing where the body of Jesus was prepared for burial after the crucifixion in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's Ol...

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