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Missing Nigerian Princess 'Tutu' Painting Found, Sold for 1.7M

Missing Nigerian Princess 'Tutu' Painting Found, Sold for 1.7M

For the first time, the auction was opened to bidders in Lagos, who took part in real time. Initially expected to sell for between GBP 200,000 and 300,000, the painting sold for four times the estim...

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Diesel Ban Now Applicable In Some German Cities

Diesel Ban Now Applicable In Some German Cities

The environmental group DUH brought cases of 70 German cities, which exceeded the European Union Nitrogen Oxide limits past year. Diesel emissions containing nitrogen oxides can cause respiratory di...

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Latest Met Office snow warnings for Sussex

Latest Met Office snow warnings for Sussex

Snow and ice continue to blight the country meaning that conditions are too perilous for many schools, colleges and nurseries to remain open. 'Some rural communities might be cut off for several ...

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Price Target Overview of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

Price Target Overview of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

Analysts' mean recommendation for Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) stands at 2.80. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 309,411,379 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $24,978,780,000 after p...

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Canada pledges billions to science industry in 2018 budget announcement

Canada pledges billions to science industry in 2018 budget announcement

To be sure, the carefully-calibrated spending measures unveiled Tuesday by Finance Minister Bill Morneau are basically sound. While that sounds like a lot of money, it's not out of line when set b...

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Ben Carson cancels order for $31K dining room set

Ben Carson cancels order for $31K dining room set

Foster also described an environment in which high-level officials at the agency told Foster to skirt the rules or break them entirely. The New York Times reported on the decision, made in late 20...

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On gun reform, Trump must show that he's not all talk

On gun reform, Trump must show that he's not all talk

Schumer said he was especially pleased that Trump seemed to endorse universal background checks for gun purchases and even seemed open to a politically controversial ban on assault weapons such as t...

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Maduro poll rival Henri Falcón spurned by opposition

Western nations and a dozen Latin American neighbours have been highly critical of the April election , saying Maduro was depriving Venezuelans of fair voting conditions. The elections date had bee...

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Congress stalls on guns as Trump's stance scrambles debate

Congress stalls on guns as Trump's stance scrambles debate

Among the gun-control measures Trump supported were strengthening background checks, raising the minimum gun-purchasing age to 21, and taking guns away from people deemed a threat before getting a cou...

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ICE Arrests Over 150 in Bay Area

ICE Arrests Over 150 in Bay Area

The White House said Thursday that the Justice Department is looking into whether the Oakland mayor can face federal charges after she warned illegal immigrants of an impending enforcement sweep. Th...

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Barack Obama to Skip Billy Graham Funeral

Barack Obama to Skip Billy Graham Funeral

Capitol, and it is an honor rightfully bestowed". While hundreds of well-wishers with Bibles and USA flags waited outside the Capitol, Graham's family was inside receiving lawmakers for a ceremony t...

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Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor at US Capitol

Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor at US Capitol

Capitol Building. Public viewing will continue on Monday and Tuesday at Mr Graham's Charlotte library on the campus of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. In a statement via Hope FM , the...

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Slovak investigative reporter, girlfriend slain

Slovak investigative reporter, girlfriend slain

Jan Kuciak , a 27 year-old reporter at the aktuality .sk news website was found shot dead with his partner on Sunday in their home in Velka Maca , western Slovakia , Police President Tibor Gaspa...

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Maoists, 1 Greyhounds constable killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

Maoists, 1 Greyhounds constable killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

Chhattisgarh encounter: At least twelve Maoists were reportedly killed and one policeman injured on Friday in an encounter in Pujari Kanker. "The police forces of Telangana and Chhattisgarh while co...

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USA-led 2026 World Cup bid reportedly in jeopardy; Sunil Gulati responds

USA-led 2026 World Cup bid reportedly in jeopardy; Sunil Gulati responds

There has been some concern for the North American bid being hurt by President Trump's policies but the bid has countered by stressing the involvement of Canada and Mexico, according to ESPN . Africa...

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Austin-area gun stores react to Dick's Sporting Goods new gun policy

Austin-area gun stores react to Dick's Sporting Goods new gun policy

So Dick's will no longer sell assault-style rifles - no longer sell any firearms to anyone under age 21 - no longer sell high-capacity magazines - and will continue to ban bump stocks from their s...

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Vice President Pence to visit Central Kentucky next week | Lexington Herald Leader

Vice President Pence to visit Central Kentucky next week | Lexington Herald Leader

The vice president lauded the Trump administration's first-year progress during his roughly 25-minute long afternoon talk. Politico said Pence will hold an event with America First Policies, nonprof...

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Culture minister resigns after journalist murder shakes Slovakia

Culture minister resigns after journalist murder shakes Slovakia

Police say the couple, who were shot dead, were probably targeted over Kusiak's investigative work. Mr Kuciak's last story for Aktuality .sk, on 9 February, looked at transactions by firms linked t...

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Eric Greitens; Trial Set For May

Eric Greitens; Trial Set For May

On Monday, House Speaker Todd Richardson announced a committee to investigate Governor Eric Greitens after he was indicted on a felony invasion of privacy charge. Baker had registered last week to lob...

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Sridevi's body released to family; case closed, funeral set for Wednesday

Sridevi's body released to family; case closed, funeral set for Wednesday

The body of Sridevi was flown back to Mumbai last night after the Dubai authorities determined that she had accidentally drowned in her hotel bathtub . Inside the club , the actress's body was...

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Analysts Weigh in on American Outdoor Brands Corp (AOBC)

Below, I will run you through a simple sense check to build perspective on how American Outdoor Brands is doing by comparing its most recent earnings with its historical trend, in addition to the ...

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West Virginia teachers, governor agree on deal to end strike

West Virginia teachers, governor agree on deal to end strike

The director of the West Virginia Education Association, one of the two state unions leading the strike, told The Charleston Gazette Mail on Wednesday that "we'll wait and see" whether the strike co...

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Real turns to Robert Lewandowski as hopes of signing Harry Kane fade

Real turns to Robert Lewandowski as hopes of signing Harry Kane fade

Lewandowski drew a rare blank in his latest outing, as Bayern were held to a goalless draw by Hertha Berlin , but he remains a talismanic presence in Munich. Calderon has followed Andre Villas-Boas i...

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House Republicans Reportedly Leaked Democratic Senator's Texts To Fox News

House Republicans Reportedly Leaked Democratic Senator's Texts To Fox News

Mark Warner (D-Va.), the top Democrat on the panel whose texts were leaked, and Sen. A staffer for Nunes requested in January that copies of the messages also be shared with the House committee. Afte...

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This Holi, do not miss the Elephant Festival in Jaipur

This Holi, do not miss the Elephant Festival in Jaipur

For doing the celebration of the festival we need the rhythm on which our footloose and also get insane. In Vrindavan, Holi celebrations continue for a week. On this day, both women and men dress ...

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Mainland China offers 'gift package' of rights to Taiwan

Mainland China offers 'gift package' of rights to Taiwan

The US Senate passed the Taiwan Travel Act (HR535 Taiwan Travel Act) with no objections Wednesday, February 28. It had already cleared the House of Representatives and now only needs to be signed ...

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Who Are The Main 2018 ACM Award Nominees?

Who Are The Main 2018 ACM Award Nominees?

ET on CBS. Kane Brown was also nominated a second time for New Male Vocalist of the Year . Ada native Blake Shelton earned a nomination for Single Record of the Year for his buoyant ballad "I...

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Microsoft, US Set for High Court Battle on Overseas Emails

Microsoft, US Set for High Court Battle on Overseas Emails

Rosenkranz pointed out that regulators from the European Union have been outraged by the U.S. government's perceived overreach in Ireland and said that the United States would have a similar reactio...

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Dickerson helps Washington edge Oregon State 79-77

Dickerson helps Washington edge Oregon State 79-77

Ayton and UCLA's Aaron Holiday appear to be the frontrunners for Pac-12 player of the year, but don't count out Travis. OR has played hard over the last month, but at times have not played well en...

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Former Pirate quarterback Minshew commits to Alabama

Former Pirate quarterback Minshew commits to Alabama

Alabama never mounted a serious comeback threat in the second half. Jalen Hudson led the Gator offense with 27 points, while Egor Koulechov and KeVaughn Allen both contributed double figures....

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Two soldiers martyred in Indian firing at LoC

Two soldiers martyred in Indian firing at LoC

Retaliating against ceasefire violations along Jammu and Kashmir's Line of Control (LoC), the Indian Army on Thursday killed two Pakistani soldiers in the state's Bhimber Gali sector. While th...

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Trump promises to ban bump stocks, arm teachers to prevent massacres

Trump promises to ban bump stocks, arm teachers to prevent massacres

He drove home his point saying , "The way they performed was really a disgrace". Trump has floated numerous ideas since the shooting, including raising the minimum age for the purchase of assault-s...

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Another round of heavy rain, strong storms on Wednesday

Another round of heavy rain, strong storms on Wednesday

A rain-snow mix would be more likely for northwestern Nassau, and less so for areas farther east, Engle said midafternoon Thursday . Pittsburgh is also under a flood advisory, and the same storm ...

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Red Cross: 1st aid convoy in Syria's Afrin since Turkey-led assault

Red Cross: 1st aid convoy in Syria's Afrin since Turkey-led assault

The Turkish army on February 24 announced that 32 Turkish soldiers were killed and 183 others were wounded since the beginning of the operation. A total of 116 settlements were liberated from terror...

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Pro-gun lawmakers pass tax reform plan without huge break for Delta

Pro-gun lawmakers pass tax reform plan without huge break for Delta

Atlanta-based Delta would have been the prime beneficiary of the tax break, which would have been worth an estimated $38 million. House Bill 918, which includes the first income tax cut in state his...

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Couple Face Cruelty Charges For Living In Plywood Box With Children

Couple Face Cruelty Charges For Living In Plywood Box With Children

Mona Kirk & Daniel Panico arrested for willful cruelty to a child after deputies discover the family's living conditions in Joshua Tree. Officials made the discovery after happening upon a trave...

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Maintaining customs union will sell UK's #Brexit short, trade minister says

Frank Field went on to remind us that, as backbenchers, he and Jeremy Corbyn had both voted against the European Union in every significant division on Europe for 30 years. The statement comes ami...

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Homeless People Slept On The Streets Of Dublin Last Night

Homeless People Slept On The Streets Of Dublin Last Night

The call comes as the United Kingdom is gripped by extreme winter weather blowing in from the east. Some people want to give homeless people money to help them get off the street, while others prefe...

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China Censors Winnie the Pooh Over Xi Jinping Comparisons

China Censors Winnie the Pooh Over Xi Jinping Comparisons

This resulted in a variety of terms like "emigrate", "lifelong", and "I disagree" to be banned , but what was odd was the letter "N". In an editorial on Tuesday, China's state-run Global Times ...

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Trump to talk about guns, schools with 17 lawmakers at White House

Trump to talk about guns, schools with 17 lawmakers at White House

The prospects for gun legislation were unclear Wednesday after President Donald Trump hosted top lawmakers for an on-camera, all-over-the-map discussion. "We're getting rid of it", Trump reiterated ...

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