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Storm forces many roads to close in South Dakota

Storm forces many roads to close in South Dakota

Wednesday's snowstorm , dubbed Winter Storm Quinn , brought with it massive bouts of Thundersnow, which when heard from inside a New York City tower can truly cause a workplace commotion. Travel will...

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We Just Got One More Clue About Amelia Earhart's Final Resting Place

We Just Got One More Clue About Amelia Earhart's Final Resting Place

Along with the remains, the 1940 search party found a piece of a woman's shoe, a sextant box of the kind Earhart's navigator Fred Noonan would have used and a Benedictine liqueur bottle of the sort ...

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Orangutan Smokes Cigarette; Bandung Zoo Tracks Down Perpetrator

Orangutan Smokes Cigarette; Bandung Zoo Tracks Down Perpetrator

Video taken from an Indonesian zoo captured a large Orangutan picking up a still-lit cigarette butt thrown into its enclosure by a visitor, and puffing away like there's no tomorrow. This isn't the fi...

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Roxana High School plans student walkout

Paul. "This session is the only district-approved exercise that will take place regarding any of the proposed walkouts surfacing in the news", MCSD says in the news release. Although she and her mid...

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Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg denies being drunk in weird TV interviews

Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg denies being drunk in weird TV interviews

The former aide, who was sacked in 2015 due to racist Facebook posts coming to light, also told MSNBC that the campaign did not collude with the Russian government, but that Trump may have "done...

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Trump lifts ban on import of elephant trophies

Trump lifts ban on import of elephant trophies

The court also said the FWS should have gone through the extensive process of proposing a regulation, inviting public comment and making the regulation final when it made determinations in 2014 and 2...

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Several people injured in horror knife attack in Vienna

Several people injured in horror knife attack in Vienna

Unconfirmed reports say at least three people are "seriously injured" after the attacker "randomly attacked pedestrians". The incident occurred Wednesday evening (local time) near the famous Prater ...

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Powerball victor collects prize, could still lose anonymity

Powerball victor collects prize, could still lose anonymity

The woman, who was the sole victor of the January 6 drawing, opted to collect the winnings as a lump-sum cash prize to the tune of $352 million before taxes. The complaint stated she followed the inst...

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Florida Senate Passes Measure To Arm School Staff, Not Teachers

Florida Senate Passes Measure To Arm School Staff, Not Teachers

There would be exceptions, though: teachers who are in the military or are former law enforcement officers would be allowed to have guns. The school safety plan Scott proposed is otherwise mostly ...

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In 2018, Democrats might see a loss as illegitimate

In 2018, Democrats might see a loss as illegitimate

Republicans cast a little more than 56% of the primary votes to the Democrats' 44%. Even with a super-energized base, he only got 641,000 votes, less than half of Cruz's total . Lamar Smith , R-S...

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Florida legislature votes to stay on year-round Daylight Saving Time

Florida legislature votes to stay on year-round Daylight Saving Time

Florida lawmakers pushed a bill to Governor Rick Scott's desk that would keep the Sunshine State on Daylight Saving Time year round. While residents will lose an hour of sleep when the clocks spring...

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Man leads officers on chase while drunk, is hit by own auto

Man leads officers on chase while drunk, is hit by own auto

The driver of this vehicle is trying to escape from police, so he stops the auto and gets out to run, but he didn't put the auto in park. Fairfax County police released the video on Tuesday of t...

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US Holocaust museum rescinds award to Myanmar's Suu Kyi

US Holocaust museum rescinds award to Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi has reportedly refused to say the word "Rohingya" in public appearances, and private talk of the "ethnic cleansing", as the US has called it, makes her angry. Suu Kyi's opposition ...

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Alabama police: 2 hurt in accidental school shooting

Alabama police: 2 hurt in accidental school shooting

One student is dead and another injured after what officials are calling an accidental shooting at a Birmingham school Wednesday. Birmingham Police Sgt. The victims' names were not released, but off...

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North Korea Leader To

North Korea Leader To "Vigorously Advance" Ties With South

By floating a reported desire for the "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", North Korea could be pushing for its long-sought goal of removing US military assets. The answer, it would seem, has b...

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Spring Break! Jared Kushner Plans Trip to Mexico

Spring Break! Jared Kushner Plans Trip to Mexico

Wyden asked Phalen at Wednesday's hearing , which focused on the need to improve the background check process for security clearances. Jared Kushner will visit Mexico on Wednesday and is schedule...

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Security, trade top agenda as Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince visits UK

Security, trade top agenda as Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince visits UK

The leader of the British opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn said that May should tell Bin Salman that Britain would no longer supply arms to Riyadh "while the devastating Saudi-led bombing of ...

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Ted Cruz uses jingle to take opening jibe at November opponent

Ted Cruz uses jingle to take opening jibe at November opponent

The ad says O'Rourke "wants to take our guns" and calls him "liberal Robert", referring to his given first name. Cruz, meanwhile, goes by Ted instead of his given name - Rafael Edward Cruz. Cruz eme...

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Over 3 Million Registered to Vote in Sierra Leone's Next Presidential Elections

Over 3 Million Registered to Vote in Sierra Leone's Next Presidential Elections

President Ernest Bai Koroma, who can not run again after consecutive five-year terms, has anointed former foreign minister Samura Kamara as his successor for the ruling All Peoples Party (APC). Some f...

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United States trade deficit races to more than nine-year high

United States trade deficit races to more than nine-year high

They also follow official reporting last month showing Trump's first year in office had the highest trade gap since the start of the global crisis in 2008. "This is noise", he said in a client note. ...

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Analysts Set Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP) PT at $33.71

Analysts Set Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP) PT at $33.71

The stock decreased 1.15% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $54.07. About 57,314 shares traded. The Earnings Yield Five Year average for Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSEAMERICAN...

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East Coast nor'easter cancels several flights out of LAX

East Coast nor'easter cancels several flights out of LAX

Airports in Boston and Philadelphia were also affected, with nearly 20 per cent of flights halted. About 587 flights were cancelled at LaGuardia Airport and are experiencing delays of about 15 min...

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Cape Town moves 'Day Zero' to August

Cape Town moves 'Day Zero' to August

Maimane said when the decision was taken, dam levels were sitting at 27.2%, with only 17.2% of usable water left. He thanked residents for responding magnificently. Day Zero is when the city is for...

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Sisi and Bin Salman attend theatre performance at the Cairo Opera House

Sisi and Bin Salman attend theatre performance at the Cairo Opera House

While Ms May would "acknowledge the steps" taken recently by Saudi Arabia to address the crisis, she would also "stress the importance of full and unfettered humanitarian and commercial access" thro...

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Florida Senate approves assault weapon ban, upturns it 15 mins later

Florida Senate approves assault weapon ban, upturns it 15 mins later

They began with high hopes they might be able to wield some influence over gun safety legislation. Repeated attempts to pass such a ban have failed in the both the Florida House and Senate in recent ...

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Air India confirms: Flights to Tel Aviv over Saudi Arabia

Air India confirms: Flights to Tel Aviv over Saudi Arabia

Air India will fly to Israel through Saudi Arabia's air space in the carrier's first direct flight to the Jewish State, a company spokesman was quoted as announcing Wednesday by the Times of Isra...

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Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republican, to quit Senate April 1

Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republican, to quit Senate April 1

Baker Award in 2000. His stiffest challenge came in 2014, when a tea party Republican , Chris McDaniel , finished ahead of Cochran in the primary, only to lose in the general election after establ...

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Texas Primary: Senate Race Set While Abbott Awaits Gubernatorial Challenger

Texas Primary: Senate Race Set While Abbott Awaits Gubernatorial Challenger

For the first time in a quarter of a century in Texas, there's a Democrat running for all 36 congressional seats. In races where no candidate received a majority of votes, the top two finishers are ...

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Student Charged with making Terroristic Threats

Student Charged with making Terroristic Threats

Police say a juvenile was arrested today for an earlier threat and another was arrested last night in connection with Monday's incident that caused Jarvis to be put on lockdown. The day started with a...

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PNB Scam: ICICI Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank Shikha Sharma Summoned

ICICI Bank led the 31-bank consortium that extended credit to the tune of Rs 5,280 crore to Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Group . Investigative agencies are probing all loans and facilities extended t...

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Child marriages decline, significant drop in India figures

Child marriages decline, significant drop in India figures

Javier Aguilar, UNICEF's chief of child protection, said that given the demographics of the country, the decline in South Asia is mainly attributed to India's decline in child marriage prevalenc...

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Syama Prasad Mookerjee's bust vandalised in Kolkata, six detained

Syama Prasad Mookerjee's bust vandalised in Kolkata, six detained

Six people, including a woman, who claimed to be students of Jadavpur University and members of an ultra-Left group, have been arrested in this connection. The situation in parts of Tamil Nadu was ten...

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US Embassy in Ankara to reopen Wednesday: spokesman

US Embassy in Ankara to reopen Wednesday: spokesman

The embassy remained closed through Monday. Police later detained at least 16 Daesh-linked suspects in counterterror operations in Ankara and Samsun Monday, the day the U.S. Turkey's battle with ...

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Formerly Imprisoned Turpin Daughter Performed Songs On Secret YouTube Channel

Formerly Imprisoned Turpin Daughter Performed Songs On Secret YouTube Channel

Some of the titles of her songs, like "You Blame Me", "Where is the Key" and "Give Me One More Chance", are more than heartbreaking considering her circumstances. The case sparked national attention a...

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Trump says he believes North Korea is 'sincere'

Trump says he believes North Korea is 'sincere'

In addition to breaching election infrastructure in at least seven states and targeting 39, Russia-linked actors also established contacts with members of the Trump campaign who may have been sympathe...

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Supreme Court Ruling Opens Way For Abortion Referendum

Supreme Court Ruling Opens Way For Abortion Referendum

Counsel for the family Maurice Collins SC told the court that the State's stance amounted equating the unborn to a "constitutional nullity". The seven judges unanimous ruling found that the pre- an...

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National People's Party President Conrad Sangma sworn in as Meghalaya CM

National People's Party President Conrad Sangma sworn in as Meghalaya CM

On Saturday, the Meghalaya Assembly election results 2018 threw up a fractured mandate, with the Congress emerging as the largest party. "We are clear on our agenda of good governance, many sectors ...

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With deals worth $100 bln, Mohammed bin Salman means business in UK

With deals worth $100 bln, Mohammed bin Salman means business in UK

The Labour leader said: " Theresa May should use this visit to announce the United Kingdom will no longer supply arms to Saudi Arabia while the devastating Saudi-led bombing of Yemen continues an...

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Aussie men win third Malaysia hockey game

Aussie men win third Malaysia hockey game

With a loss against Argentina in the opening game and a draw against England, India will be looking to register their first win. Today was a must-win match for India but getting the better of the Au...

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Russian arms export in 2017 exceeded $15bn says Putin

Russian arms export in 2017 exceeded $15bn says Putin

Putin is widely expected to win, and has consistently scored higher than 40%, and often much higher, in opinion polls since the last presidential election. The first round will be held on Sunday 18 Ma...

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