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Michelle Obama won't run for president, wants to foster young leaders

Michelle Obama won't run for president, wants to foster young leaders

And given that they'd flown half-way across the world, the pair were offered a home at the grand palace for the duration of their stay. 'They're exhausted of watching us do the same old thing and ex...

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Congress rushes Ahmed Patel, Kamal Nath to Meghalaya to explore government formation

NPP candidate daughter of late Purno Sangma, Agatha Sangma and son James Sangma are leading from their constituencies. According to a senior party leader, the Congress has rushed some of its top le...

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Trump Meets With NRA Leader After POTUS Suggests Seizing Guns

Trump Meets With NRA Leader After POTUS Suggests Seizing Guns

Toomey replied with the same response he had given reporters hours earlier: He has reservations about raising the age requirement because "the vast majority" of 18-, 19- and 20-year-olds who have rif...

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NRA Director: Trump And Pence Support 'Strong Due Process'

Most striking were Trump's remarks decrying what he called excessive "checks and balances" that limit what can be done to prevent mentally unfit people from buying or keeping guns. Former Republica...

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Met Éireann issue fresh Status Red level weather warning for 5 counties

Met Éireann issue fresh Status Red level weather warning for 5 counties

With Louth County Council stopping snow plough and gritting operations, motorists are urged to stay off the road and remain indoors for their own safety in light of ongoing Status Red weather warnin...

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'Trade Wars Are Good And Easy To Win'

'Trade Wars Are Good And Easy To Win'

In 2016, the Obama administration imposed tariffs of over 200 percent on certain Chinese steel products, but Trump's proposed tariffs are more wide ranging. At the same time, opposing countrie...

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Puerto Rico power grid snaps, almost 1 million in the dark

Puerto Rico power grid snaps, almost 1 million in the dark

The fault also caused caused the 600 MW Palo Seco and 400 MW San Juan generating stations offline due to a lack of generation resource adequacy. Power company officials did not return messages for com...

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Putin touts new 'invincible' missile with 'almost unlimited range'

Putin touts new 'invincible' missile with 'almost unlimited range'

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has joined Germany and the USA in condemning recent claims by Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country has developed a new, "invincible" nuclear weap...

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Avalanche hits five skiers at Squaw Valley

Avalanche hits five skiers at Squaw Valley

Teams were back out Friday morning and are continuing to search for the Zhang. In total, over 100 professional ski patrollers, emergency responders, and multiple avalanche rescue dogs responded to the...

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Last northern male white rhino in declining health

Last northern male white rhino in declining health

The second infection is much deeper, says the conservancy, and Sudan is taking longer to recover from it despite their best efforts. The 45-year-old male made headlines again last year when he " joine...

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Orrin Hatch: Obamacare Supporters Are the 'Stupidest, Dumbass People I've Ever Met'

Orrin Hatch: Obamacare Supporters Are the 'Stupidest, Dumbass People I've Ever Met'

This is a clearly hateful, dog-whistle snipe at folks of color, many of whom depend on the Affordable Care Act to have health insurance. "But what's not a joke is the damage Obamacare has done to ...

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Winter storm expected to hit region Friday

Winter storm expected to hit region Friday

More on totals, below. A nor'easter is a strong area of low pressure along the East Coast that draws wind from the northeast off the Atlantic. More snow will fall at higher elevations and in ...

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NAFTA sticking points concern U.S. chemical sector

NAFTA sticking points concern U.S. chemical sector

Under a status-quo scenario where NAFTA is retained or modified slightly, ACC said chemicals and plastics exports from the U.S.to Canada and Mexico are expected to grow from $44.2 billion today to $59...

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High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad

High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad

Amtrak also announced that all service along the Northeast Corridor was suspended until Saturday due to "hazardous conditions". Friday could very well shape up to be the windiest day witnessed b...

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U.S. permanently cuts staff at Cuba embassy

U.S. permanently cuts staff at Cuba embassy

At the time of the drawdown in Havana, the US ordered 15 Cuban embassy employees to leave the United States , although Washington has not formally charged Cuba with any deliberate attacks over the ...

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Temperatures in high 50s today, with elevated fire danger

Temperatures in high 50s today, with elevated fire danger

Rain is forecast to change to snow on Friday in areas to the northwest of the Interstate 95 corridor. "Through Friday night these snow showers will accumulate a coating to an inch east of I-99 w...

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Trudeau stands by government official floating 'Atwal' theory

Trudeau stands by government official floating 'Atwal' theory

He accused the previous Conservative government of using the public service for partisan ends, saying "they torqued the public service every possible way they could". The allegations that India or its...

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Korea has used chemical weapons

Korea has used chemical weapons

US President Donald Trump said in response that talks were possible "only under the right conditions". "The Trump administration should keep in mind that unless it makes the decision to give up its ...

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'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up': Monster storm wreaks havoc

'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up': Monster storm wreaks havoc

It's bad enough when the passengers are throwing up, but when the pilots, the guys that fly for a living, nearly throw up too, that's when you things have taken a turn for the worse. "No customers r...

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Britain's May admits 'hard facts' in Brexit trade deal

Britain's May admits 'hard facts' in Brexit trade deal

On the key issue of post-Brexit trade and the economic partnership, Mrs May will say: "I want the broadest and deepest possible agreement, covering more sectors and co-operating more fully than any f...

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Anastasia Vashukevich says she has Trump, Russia dirt

Anastasia Vashukevich says she has Trump, Russia dirt

Neither Deripaska nor Prikhodko are members of either house of Russian parliament. Belarusian-born Nastya Rybka , a self-described sex expert-whose real name is Anastasia Vashukevich-rose to fame ...

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The wild wars within the Trump White House

The wild wars within the Trump White House

Chief of Staff John Kelly has gotten to the point where his drama-filled White House job is becoming a laugh line. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly walks with White House Staff Secretary R...

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Egypt singer Sherine jailed for joke about insanitary River Nile

Egypt singer Sherine jailed for joke about insanitary River Nile

The misdemeanour court in southern Cairo also ordered that Abdel-Wahab pay a bail of 50,000 pounds (about 2,850 dollars). Ms Amer - who is not as well known as Sherine - was found guilty of "incit...

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86% vote in re-poll at lone booth in Meghalaya

86% vote in re-poll at lone booth in Meghalaya

While elections were postponed in Meghalay's Williamnagar following the death of an NCP candidate, in Nagaland , Nephiu Rio of NDPP was declared victor from Northern Angami-II Assembly seat in Kohima...

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Central Indiana officer shot, police seek person of interest

Central Indiana officer shot, police seek person of interest

Deputy Jacob Pickett was shot to death on Friday. . A Boone County deputy will not survive injuries after getting shot in the line of duty while assisting Lebanon police Friday morning. The injured ...

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To 5 Reboot In Development

To 5 Reboot In Development

The film was a mega hit when it came out, shedding light on many issues women were grappling with at the time. It will be produced by 21 Laps' Shawn Levy, Resnick and Jonathan Baruch. "Back in 1980,...

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Spectris (SXS) Given Buy Rating at Shore Capital

Liberum Capital's target suggests a potential upside of 33.48% from the company's current stock price. Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Agios Pharma's analysts are positive. for the previous quarter...

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Isaiah Thomas shows MVP-caliber form in win

Isaiah Thomas shows MVP-caliber form in win

The Miami Heat are averaging 101.1 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 101.6 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Head coach Erik Spoelstra's decision to play up to the Lakers pace was am...

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Ryanair scraps more flights from Scotland to Spain

Ryanair scraps more flights from Scotland to Spain

Dubliners Paddy and Pamela O'Connor, and their friends Joseph and Geraldine Byrne, were due to catch a flight to Alicante in Spain, and made it as far as the gate before it was cancelled. Among those...

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Key questions for Theresa May's Brexit speech

Key questions for Theresa May's Brexit speech

That, the former French minister said, would inform the EU's own proposals next week for negotiations to start next month on a free trade agreement. "We joined the European Union together 45 years...

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Archaeologists Discover 7000-Year-Old Native American Burial Site Off Florida Coast

Archaeologists Discover 7000-Year-Old Native American Burial Site Off Florida Coast

Florida's archaeological record already includes evidence of Archaic Period pond burials at several sites, including the well-known Windover site in Titusville and Little Salt Spring in Sarasota Count...

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Nagaland elections: Bomb hurled at polling station, one injured

Nagaland elections: Bomb hurled at polling station, one injured

There were no other reports of violence from anywhere in the state till 10 am, Sinha said. The clash was reportedly between supporters of the ruling Naga Peoples Front and the BJP. Zeliang along w...

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Ben Stokes: I want to contribute every time for England

Ben Stokes: I want to contribute every time for England

Stokes also claimed two wickets and was responsible for one of New Zealand's four runouts as the hosts were bowled out for 223 with two balls remaining.The total, however, was never enough for the pow...

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Axl Rose Calls First Lady Melania Trump 'Alleged Former Hooker'

Axl Rose Calls First Lady Melania Trump 'Alleged Former Hooker'

Melania Trump received an exclusive EB-1 visa, reserved for internationally renowned individuals, in 2001. The EB-1 program is reserved for people such as academics, global business executives, Oly...

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Peshawar Zalmi won by 5 wickets

Peshawar Zalmi won by 5 wickets

Zalmi batted first against the Kings and could only register 131/9 off their 20 overs and 71 of those came from Dwayne Smith so there is pressure on the rest of their batting order to raise their game...

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USA to impose steel, aluminum tariffs

USA to impose steel, aluminum tariffs

The firm was reacting after US President Donald Trump announced tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminium, key materials for the auto sector. U.S. president Donald Trump , right, listens dur...

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India denies Canada view on Atwal

India denies Canada view on Atwal

Taking on the opposition, Trudeau said that it was the previous Conservative government that torqued the public service in every possible way they could; however, they are not denouncing use of public...

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Saraki absent at APC caucus meeting

Saraki absent at APC caucus meeting

The NEC members agreed to extend the tenure of all elected and appointed officers of the party in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The communique read in part: The forum hereby a...

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Russian Olympic chief: Boycotting 2018 Winter Games 'was never an option'

Russian Olympic chief: Boycotting 2018 Winter Games 'was never an option'

It created huge controversy as Russia were already competing neutrally at the Games - as the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) - due to manipulation of the drug testing scheme at their home Sochi 201...

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Burmese python devours entire deer to amazement of Florida's snake researchers

Burmese python devours entire deer to amazement of Florida's snake researchers

Bartoszek said that while he doesn't believe the Burmese pythons can be totally eradicated from Florida, he and others are working to control them. After this discovery, biologists said they are con...

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