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Fifth explosion in Texas as serial bomber hunted

Fifth explosion in Texas as serial bomber hunted

At least one person was injured when a package bomb exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas , northeast of San Antonio, according to authorities. William Grote says the attack, by a...

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Abbas Accuses Hamas of Involvement in Hamdallah Assassination Attempt

Abbas Accuses Hamas of Involvement in Hamdallah Assassination Attempt

The White House forcefully pushed back on Monday night against a fresh round of insults from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas hurled at a senior member of the Trump administration, after ...

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Xi Speech Escalates Taiwan Tensions with Warning on Attempts to 'Split' China

Xi Speech Escalates Taiwan Tensions with Warning on Attempts to 'Split' China

Speaking before the almost 3,000 members of the National People's Congress, Xi declared that the Chinese people were "closer now than at any time in history to realizing the great rejuvenation of the ...

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MS imposes 15-week abortion ban; nation's toughest

MS imposes 15-week abortion ban; nation's toughest

The state has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the nation. The owner of Mississippi's only abortion clinic opposes the law and has pledged to sue. About 2,500 abortions were performed in...

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Nigeria stalls on $2.5trn African free trade bloc

Nigeria stalls on $2.5trn African free trade bloc

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has left Harare for Kigali, Rwanda for an Extraordinary Summit of the African Union which is expected to see the signing of the agreement launching the African Continent...

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Global monitors slam Russian election as 'overly controlled'

Global monitors slam Russian election as 'overly controlled'

During the telephonic conversation, Modi told the Russian leader that he looked forward to welcoming him to India for the India-Russia Annual Summit later this year. "It's very important to maintain...

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Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for Ex-President Lee

Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for Ex-President Lee

He is suspected of exerting power through government agencies to help a DAS lawsuit in the US which was filed to recoup the company's investment, and of moving classified state documents to DAS' wareh...

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City Council investigating Kushner firms' alleged false filings

City Council investigating Kushner firms' alleged false filings

Second St.in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan is among the buildings for which Jared Kushner's family real estate company reportedly filed false documents with New York City. The Kushne...

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Putin wins fourth term, opponents say vote rigged

Putin wins fourth term, opponents say vote rigged

While Russia's constitution prohibits Putin from seeking a fifth term as president in 2024, he could seek to amend the constitution before then to allow himself to run on an unlimited basis for th...

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Raj Thackeray's scathing comments on Sridevi

Raj Thackeray's scathing comments on Sridevi

Taking a dig at Thackeray , whose party is battling for political survival in the state, Shelar said the corporators who had won the Mumbai civic polls a year ago on the MNS ticket had already left...

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British businesses relieved by Brexit transition deal

British businesses relieved by Brexit transition deal

May, who reached an outline deal on the divorce with the European Union in December, said in a statement that the deal showed that "we can get an arrangement for the future which will be in the inte...

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Flood and fires: Recovery expert goes from Lismore to Tathra

Flood and fires: Recovery expert goes from Lismore to Tathra

They eventually ended up in the Bega evacuation centre after being ordered to leave the town. "I tried to get in this morning to open the pharmacy for people who needed urgent medication, and they s...

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Putin on track for win in Russian Federation polls

Putin on track for win in Russian Federation polls

Russian Federation votes to hand President Vladimir Putin a historic 4th term. He then led the enthusiastic crowd to chant "Russia!" Without being specific, the National Front then urged the Europea...

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Trump Made White House Staffers Sign NDAs That Last Forever

Trump Made White House Staffers Sign NDAs That Last Forever

And that's just it, it's not exactly breaking news that Trump "requires" employees to sign such agreements. Norm Eisen, a former ethics czar in the Obama White House, called the NDAs illegal-and s...

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Li Keqiang reelected as Chinese Prime Minister

Li Keqiang reelected as Chinese Prime Minister

Li was nominated for the premiership by Xi. Li is the second ranking leader in China after President Xi Jinping who has emerged as the most powerful leader after Mao Zedong. While Chinese Foreign ...

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Korea, US to Begin Joint Military Drills on April 1st

Korea, US to Begin Joint Military Drills on April 1st

The Pentagon said the North Korean military had been notified about the schedule for the drills by the United Nations Command. Those announcements were made by the South Koreans, who have been orche...

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Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP) Pressured Under Trend Lines

The institutional investor held 3.30M shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $82.08M, up from 3.22M at the end of the previous reported quarter. One invest...

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Suspend professor accused of sexual misconduct, demand JNU students

Suspend professor accused of sexual misconduct, demand JNU students

On Thursday night, seven students from the School of Life Science has filed a sexual harassment complaints at Vasant Kunj police station against Professor Atul Johari of the school. These people hav...

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Saudi Crown Prince: Anti-Corruption Crackdown Was 'Extremely Necessary'

Saudi Crown Prince: Anti-Corruption Crackdown Was 'Extremely Necessary'

In the interview aired by CBS television on Sunday, the crown prince said Saudi Arabia has recovered more than $100 billion so far in its crackdown against corruption, a report in Arab News said...

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Penny Hardaway Agrees to Be Memphis Coach

Penny Hardaway Agrees to Be Memphis Coach

Hardaway, who starred as a player at Memphis from 1991 to '93, has been in consideration for the job even before the team fired Tubby Smith last week. The 46-year-old Hardaway played 15 seasons in...

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Vladimir Putin has genuine support in Russia: Finnish FM

Vladimir Putin has genuine support in Russia: Finnish FM

Navalny had called for a boycott of what he described as a sham vote. The election also comes amid a diplomatic crisis between Russia and the United Kingdom over the poisoning of a Russian form...

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Facebook security head Alex Stamos is reportedly leaving the company

Facebook security head Alex Stamos is reportedly leaving the company

Stamos joined Facebook in 2015 from Yahoo, where he had been chief information security officer. After his day-to-day responsibilities were reassigned to others in December, Stamos said he would l...

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Russian Federation election: Muted Western reaction to Putin victory

Russian Federation election: Muted Western reaction to Putin victory

Putin, who's also been accused of cyber-attacks and election meddling, including in the US 2016 presidential vote, secured the results despite opposition calls for a boycott . After his re-electi...

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Modi Govt has messed up the economy: Manmohan

Modi Govt has messed up the economy: Manmohan

Mr. Sidhu, who as a BJP MP had targeted former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for being silent, lavished praise on him. Taking a dig at the BJP, Sidhu claimed that under Singh the economy "gallop...

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Yogi rings in first year with music and dance

Yogi rings in first year with music and dance

The event was marked by multiple panel discussions that captured the hits and misses of the past year, including the BJP's recent defeat in the UP by-polls, and featured several ministers from the Y...

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Apex court to hear plea challenging parents' acquittal

Apex court to hear plea challenging parents' acquittal

The Aarushi Talwar murder case on Monday reached the Supreme Court yet again with the wife of domestic help Hemraj challenging the acquittal of the dentist couple by the Allahabad High Court . A be...

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Bridge passed as safe hours before collapse

Bridge passed as safe hours before collapse

The bridge's main span, which crossed an eight-lane road, had. The unfinished bridge collapsed on Thursday killing six people. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the disaste...

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Mike Pompeo scheduled to meet with Rex Tillerson

Mike Pompeo scheduled to meet with Rex Tillerson

Pompeo also plans to meet Monday with Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker of Tennessee. The comments by Bob Corker (Republican-Tennessee), the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relatio...

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Chinese President Takes Oath of Allegiance to Constitution for First Time

Chinese President Takes Oath of Allegiance to Constitution for First Time

Not only has President Xi Jinping been officially "re-elected" president and relieved of term limits, but a major government reshuffle was announced last week . Wang's previous role was as the part...

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UKGC makes recommendations for FOBT review

UKGC makes recommendations for FOBT review

The Commission's investigation into the machines - described by critics as the crack cocaine of gambling - was launched to try to reduce the risk to consumers. Ladbrokes share price rose over five p...

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Ballot stuffing caught on camera during Russian elections

Ballot stuffing caught on camera during Russian elections

While final results had yet to be released as Russians gathered in Moscow's Manezhnaya Square for a Putin rally, it was clear that the Russian President was well ahead of the 63.6% he secured in...

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Supreme Court Won't Block New Pennsylvania Voting Maps

Supreme Court Won't Block New Pennsylvania Voting Maps

On Monday afternoon, the Supreme Court handed Democrats a major victory in the party's attempt to retake the House this November, turning aside an appeal by Pennsylvania Republicans that would have ...

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Kushner Cos. filed false NYC housing paperwork

The $59 million price tag was an 80 percent premium over what they paid in January 2015, property records in NY show. As the Associated Press revealed in its new report, Kushner, who reportedly ...

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Cynthia Nixon announces run for governor of NY

Cynthia Nixon announces run for governor of NY

The Sex and the City Emmy victor also released a campaign video; take a look above. The internet has since erupted with people searching for everything about her, including how old she is and whet...

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United States retailers warn Trump over negative impact of China tariffs

United States retailers warn Trump over negative impact of China tariffs

President Trump has received an appeal from trade associates that represent U.S. giants against going through with a plan to strike tariffs on Chinese products and services. "This is not American indu...

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SAS Geelani steps down as Tehrik-e-Hurriyat chief

SAS Geelani steps down as Tehrik-e-Hurriyat chief

Geelani, however, would continue to be the chairman of the separatist conglomerate Hurriyat Conference. Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai was on Monday appointed the new chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, the sep...

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Anti-BJP front minus Congress? Mamata Banerjee, KCR differ on 2019 path

Anti-BJP front minus Congress? Mamata Banerjee, KCR differ on 2019 path

It was better if Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao focussed on fulfilling the assurances he gave to people of the State rather than worrying about the rest of the country. To a specific question on the federal...

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Germany, France vow to unveil European Union reform plan in June

Germany, France vow to unveil European Union reform plan in June

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday cautioned Berlin and Paris not to try to push through their ambitious European Union reform plans against the will of other member states. "In the context o...

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John Oliver publishes spoof of book about Pence family rabbit

John Oliver publishes spoof of book about Pence family rabbit

And now, on " Last Week Tonight", host John Oliver announced Sunday night that he is releasing a politically pointed send-up of the Pence book, titled " A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo ", as penn...

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Putin headed for easy re-election in Russia's presidential race - 6 more years

Putin headed for easy re-election in Russia's presidential race - 6 more years

Polling at around 70 percent, the 65-year-old former KGB officer is certain to extend his term to 2024 despite a lacklustre campaign and his refusal to participate in televised debates. Voting will ru...

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