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Lincoln High School cleared after Monday, March 5 bomb threat

Lincoln High School cleared after Monday, March 5 bomb threat

A student at Hillcrest High School, in the Jamaica Hills section, saw the image on February 27 that Sgt. Jessica McRorie described as having wording about "threatening to shoot up the school". There h...

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Ex-KGB spy, daughter seriously ill after 'substance exposure'

Ex-KGB spy, daughter seriously ill after 'substance exposure'

Kier Pritchard, the temporary chief constable of Wiltshire police, said that, although counter-terrorism officers were now leading the inquiry, the nature of the incident under investigation had yet t...

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China to raise defence budget by 8.1% in 2018

China to raise defence budget by 8.1% in 2018

President Xi Jinping's top economic aide, Liu He, met with U.S. officials at the White House this week to discuss the fraught economic relationship. "It is conducive to upholding the authority of t...

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Parliament: Furore over PNB scam, special status for AP

Parliament: Furore over PNB scam, special status for AP

The budget session of the Parliament resumed on Monday . Though the government said it was ready for a discussion on the bank scam and other issues, the opposition parties were unrelenting in t...

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East Timor signs maritime border deal with Australia

East Timor signs maritime border deal with Australia

In New York, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said the treaty would open a "new chapter" in relations between the two nations. It's likely the Sunrise partners will bide their time before committing bi...

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Florida bill for year-round Daylight Saving Time headed for governor's desk

Florida bill for year-round Daylight Saving Time headed for governor's desk

We move our clocks forward on the first Sunday in November. That's right folks, prepare yourselves to lose a precious hour of sleep, as the clocks are going forward on the last Sunday of March. Nort...

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Trump digs in on tariffs, says he's protecting American workers

Trump digs in on tariffs, says he's protecting American workers

Section 232 of the U.S. Trade Expansion Act of 1962 gives the president the power to impose restrictions on imports to protect national security. "We are the leading primary metal supplier for tho...

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South Korean governor resigns following rape accusation

South Korean governor resigns following rape accusation

President Moon reiterated his support for a shifting of attitudes towards sexual misconduct a day before Kim went public with her story. Later on Tuesday, Kim filed her complaint with Seoul Wester...

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Kurdish-allied Arab militias move fighters to Afrin from IS frontlines-spokesman

Turkish shelling and airstrikes killed 13 people in the town of Jandiris in Syria's Afrin region on Monday, Kurdish militia said, while a war monitoring group put the death toll at 22. In the meantime...

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Mamata Banerjee reaches out to Stalin, party says unity move 'on track'

Mamata Banerjee reaches out to Stalin, party says unity move 'on track'

He said that the BJP and the IPFT have unleashed widespread attack against Leftist members following their victory in Tripura, and added that the people there would bravely resist the attacks against ...

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H Raja apologises for his 'Periyar' post

H Raja apologises for his 'Periyar' post

This happened just hours after BJP leader H Raja had threatened to pull down the statue of Periyar . Under fire for his controversial comments on Dravidian leader "Periyar", BJP national secretary ...

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Sade: 'Flower of the Universe' Stream, Download, & Lyrics

Sade: 'Flower of the Universe' Stream, Download, & Lyrics

You can download Sade's new song off of iTunes here. It's been quite a while since we've heard new music from Sade - nearly eight years, in fact - but the reclusive musician has just released ...

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Missouri police officer killed, 2 others wounded in shooting; suspect dead

Missouri police officer killed, 2 others wounded in shooting; suspect dead

According to KCTV5, one officer reportedly has moderate injuries and the other has minor injuries. Update: 3 Clinton Police Officers have been shot in a residence in Clinton, MO. The suspect remains...

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In media blitz, Jewish ex-Trump aide says will defy Mueller subpoena

In media blitz, Jewish ex-Trump aide says will defy Mueller subpoena

The former Trump campaign aide took over the news cycle yesterday in a series of televised interviews where he said he would not cooperate with a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller . ...

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International Women's Day 2018: #PressForProgress theme celebrates Gender Equality

International Women's Day 2018: #PressForProgress theme celebrates Gender Equality

The event, which will be held at the National Indoor Sports Centre is being staged by the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport through the Bureau of Gender Affairs, in association with...

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Man pleads guilty in fatal Olathe bar shooting

Man pleads guilty in fatal Olathe bar shooting

Purinton still faces a federal case over the attack - including hate crime charges - that could carry a possible death sentence. Alok Madasani, who also worked at Garmin, was wounded, along with I...

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Pope prays for victims of devastating Papua New Guinea natural disaster

Pope prays for victims of devastating Papua New Guinea natural disaster

Prime Minister, Peter O'Neill, says these donations will be delivered to the people in the remotest areas who are affected. "Compounding the fallout was an announcement on Monday that the impoverish...

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Voters head to the polls for the 2018 Texas primary

Voters head to the polls for the 2018 Texas primary

Democrats have been encouraged by the record number of their party's candidates running for Congress across the state-and by a jump in early voting for their party. Why a former member is trying to ...

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Trump chief economic adviser Gary Cohn will resign

Trump chief economic adviser Gary Cohn will resign

Just weeks earlier, Cohn was rumored as a potential successor to White House chief of staff John Kelly - a remarkable turnaround in the Trump-Cohn relationship.it almost fell apart last summer after C...

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Michelle Obama's 'dance party' with toddler in viral photo

Michelle Obama's 'dance party' with toddler in viral photo

Michelle Obama knows how to throw a dance party: just cue up some classic Taylor Swift and go. "This young girl can now dream about being someone like Michelle Obama ". The last few days have been...

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Trump on Russian Interference in 2018: 'We'll Counteract Whatever They Do'

Trump on Russian Interference in 2018: 'We'll Counteract Whatever They Do'

He also said he's not concerned about Russian Federation interfering with the 2018 midterm elections because his administration will push back on any attempts to do so. "'Everybody wants to be there, ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Visit Sacramento, Make 'Major Sanctuary Jurisdiction Announcement'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Visit Sacramento, Make 'Major Sanctuary Jurisdiction Announcement'

The Justice Department is already embroiled in several pending legal battles with the Trump administration related to sanctuary policies. The lawsuit, to be filed sometime late Tuesday in federa...

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Battlefield V Campaign, Co-Op Details Leaked

Battlefield V Campaign, Co-Op Details Leaked

The main campaign will take place across different locations and periods during World War 2 , just like its predecessor. This means that players will take control of different characters from differe...

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Governor Declares South Carolina Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week

Governor Declares South Carolina Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week

Schools and government buildings statewide will hold the tornado drill starting at 9:30 a.m.so officials can practice their emergency plans. It's the annual tornado drill in Missouri and IL. Depending...

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Nigeria's 2019 Elections

Nigeria's 2019 Elections "a major priority focus" - US Government

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said millions of people were facing life-threatening food insecurity and malnutrition as a result of ongoing conflict or prolonged drought in the countries. We ...

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Arkansas gets Medicaid work requirement

Arkansas gets Medicaid work requirement

The new policy would have cut the number of people eligible for Medicaid in the state by about 60,000 people. Arkansas can begin implementing the work requirements June 1, making them the first stat...

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Will President Trump keep his word on gun control measures?

Will President Trump keep his word on gun control measures?

Sarah Huckabee Sanders also indicated that Trump does not support universal background checks for gun buyers, which would expand to include sales at gun shows and over the Internet that are now exe...

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May Must Break Logjam With New Irish Text, DUP Leader Says

The draft text includes a "backstop option" which states if no solutions are found, a common regulatory zone would be established which would leave Northern Ireland within the EU's customs territo...

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Sergei Skripal: Theresa May chairs poisoned spy security meeting

Sergei Skripal: Theresa May chairs poisoned spy security meeting

The Foreign Secretary said the United Kingdom would respond "appropriately and robustly" if "suspicions" about Russian involvement in the mysterious illness that struck down Sergei Skripal , 66, an...

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Fla. Senate backs arming teachers, rejects assault weapons ban

Fla. Senate backs arming teachers, rejects assault weapons ban

The bill passed without amendments to ban assault-style rifles or large-capacity magazines, which were supported by students, parents and faculty members affected by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas s...

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Cops, firefighters save choking puppy at police station

Cops, firefighters save choking puppy at police station

With a series of blows to his back and chest compressions, the officers managed to dislodge the what was stuck his throat. Officers found the puppy was not breathing, limp, and unresponsive. "Even tho...

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Turkey to set up camps for 170000 people near Syria's Idlib

Turkey to set up camps for 170000 people near Syria's Idlib

Afrin , which is controlled by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia, is one of three regions Syria's Kurds hope will be part of a self-ruled federal region in the country's north. Penta...

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Exit polls indicate a hung parliament, 5-star movement single largest party

Exit polls indicate a hung parliament, 5-star movement single largest party

The 81-year-old owner of Italy's biggest media group has engineered a shock return to the political limelight, but only by joining forces with another populist group, the euroskeptic League, which i...

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Turkish court rejects release of Greek soldiers

Turkish court rejects release of Greek soldiers

The court in the northwestern province of Edirne ordered the pair to be charged with "attempted military espionage" and "entering a forbidden military territory", state-run Anadolu Agency reported. ...

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France to make age of consent 15

France to make age of consent 15

According to laws that are now practiced in the country, prosecutors have to prove that any sexual relations with someone under the age of 15 was non-consensual in order to be convicted of rape. In on...

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Italy vote projection sees 5-Star on 33 pct in Senate

Italy vote projection sees 5-Star on 33 pct in Senate

The centre-right coalition headed by former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is expected to gain between 248 and 268 seats and a 37% vote share, which is still short of a majority, the BBC reported...

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PSL 2018: Kumar Sangakkara pleased to play alongside Imran Tahir

PSL 2018: Kumar Sangakkara pleased to play alongside Imran Tahir

The Lahore-born leggie recently snapped a stupendous hat-trick and led his team to their third victory of the season against Quetta Gladiators . "He never puts pressure on us but expects us just to d...

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Egypt to donate slice of Sinai to Saudi mega-development

Egypt to donate slice of Sinai to Saudi mega-development

Most detainees have now been released, and the authorities say they have arranged to seize more than $100 billion in assets. The trip will include lunch with Queen Elizabeth, a dinner with heir to t...

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Nashville mayor to resign after pleading guilty to theft charge

Nashville mayor to resign after pleading guilty to theft charge

Barry, 54, was riding high when news broke in late January that she had been having an affair with Forrest, whose wife filed for divorce soon after the affair became public. The affidavit also said th...

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Russian ex-spy, daughter still critically ill in mysterious UK incident

Russian ex-spy, daughter still critically ill in mysterious UK incident

According to the spokesman, Zizzi restaurant, located in the city center, has been closed "as a precaution". A major incident has been declared at Salisbury District Hospital but patients have...

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