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Senate should confirm Gina Haspel

Senate should confirm Gina Haspel

So far, we know of only two Democrats voting for Haspel - Sens. " I don't believe that torture works ", Haspel said in reply to Democratic California Senator Kamala Harris, who asked if the Cent...

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US Diplomat, Involved in Car Crash, Leaves Pakistan

US Diplomat, Involved in Car Crash, Leaves Pakistan

In early April, Hall allegedly ran a red light in Islamabad killing a motorcyclist and injuring a passenger. The diplomat left for Afghanistan last night on a special flight, the report said. offi...

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Abe to convey views on N.Korea ahead of summit

At a party meeting last month, Kim proclaimed that the development of the North's nuclear force was complete and promised no more nuclear or missile tests. "It means that Kim can pick and choose which...

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Plane makes emergency landing in China

Plane makes emergency landing in China

Liu Chuanjian, hailed a hero on social media after having to land the Airbus A319 manually, told the Chengdu Economic Daily his aircraft had just reached a cruising altitude of 32,000 feet when a deaf...

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IL governor wants to reinstate death penalty for cop killers, mass murderers

IL governor wants to reinstate death penalty for cop killers, mass murderers

Gov. Bruce Rauner Monday asked the Illinois General Assembly to reinstate the death penalty for mass murderers and those who kill law enforcement officers. Rauner narrowly defeated a primary challenge...

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Pennsylvanians set to go to polls for primaries on Tuesday

State Rep. Dave Reed, an Indiana County Republican and House majority leader, wants to get independents off the sidelines. The Republican Party has endorsed in every gubernatorial primary since 19...

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'Forward together, not one step back': NC Poor People's Campaign holds rally

'Forward together, not one step back': NC Poor People's Campaign holds rally

Columbia police say they met with group organizers last week to discuss their plans. Rev. Barber also led a variation on the chant: "What do we want?" After Maryland Capitol Police gave three warn...

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Former Senator Harry Reid Diagnosed With Cancer

Former Senator Harry Reid Diagnosed With Cancer

Former Democratic U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had surgery on Monday to remove a tumor from his pancreas, according to a family statement posted on his Facebook page. He retired previous...

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Closing North Korea nuclear test site an important step, says United Nations chief

Closing North Korea nuclear test site an important step, says United Nations chief

Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in last month affirmed their commitment to the goal of "realising, through complete denuclearisation, a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula" at a summit in the de...

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Volcano's fissures downgraded to 17, not 18

Volcano's fissures downgraded to 17, not 18

The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said the flow from the crack that emerged Sunday was heading on a path that would take it to the ocean, about 2 miles (3 kilometres) away. "...

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White House Says 'Hamas is Responsible' for Israel Killing Palestinians in Gaza

White House Says 'Hamas is Responsible' for Israel Killing Palestinians in Gaza

The official also condemned the "criminal and illegitimate" relocation of the United States mission to Jerusalem al-Quds. In siding squarely with Israel , Washington put distance between itself...

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10 children rescued from 'horrible' living conditions; parents arrested

10 children rescued from 'horrible' living conditions; parents arrested

He was being held in the Solano County Jail in lieu of $1.5 million bail. She says the "squalor" officers saw when investigating the missing-child report was her tearing apart the house as she searc...

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United States first lady hospitalized with 'benign' kidney condition

United States first lady hospitalized with 'benign' kidney condition

The president spoke with Mrs. Trump before the procedure and with her doctor afterward, the first lady's office said. U.S. media reported that her husband, Donald Trump , is due to visit her in h...

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Modi, Putin to hold informal talks in Russian Federation

Modi, Putin to hold informal talks in Russian Federation

Sources said Modi would most likely reassure Putin of India's commitment to consolidate ties with Russian Federation in defence, nuclear energy, trade and other key sectors. The national security ad...

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Congress politician Shashi Tharoor charged over wife's death

Congress politician Shashi Tharoor charged over wife's death

The charge-sheet submitted by the Delhi police with the Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmendar Singh says that Sunanda's death was not a murder but a suicide. Pushkar was found dead in suite number 345 ...

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Iran says United States exit from deal will not impact its oil

Iran says United States exit from deal will not impact its oil

Zarif is heading a high-ranking political-economic delegation during his visit to China. Speaking on "Fox News Sunday", Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said withdrawing from the 2015 accord wasn't ...

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Armed man shot dead by off-duty military police officer mum in Brazil

Armed man shot dead by off-duty military police officer mum in Brazil

Dramatic security footage shows a suspect named as Elivelton Neves Moreira, 21, approaching the crowd with a gun outside a private school in Sao Paulo. "She immobilizes the boy and calls the [emergenc...

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US Ambassador to Israel Shares Message for Palestinians

US Ambassador to Israel Shares Message for Palestinians

The targets included military training facilities belonging to Hamas. Since the protests began in late March, dozens of Palestinian protestors have been killed and more than 2,300 have been wounde...

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Police take over Imo APC secretariat

Police take over Imo APC secretariat

He, therefore, urged loyal party members to get prepared for the state congress, which he said would climax the party congresses, on Saturday, May 19. In his speech, the Chairman of the Ward and Local...

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US hopes North Korea will become close partner, Pompeo says

US hopes North Korea will become close partner, Pompeo says

President Trump , who was accompanied by his wife Melania, told waiting reporters it was "nice" of the North Korean leader to release the three men ahead of their planned summit. "Our conversations ...

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Cannes 2018: Mahira Khan Adds Spring Vibes To The French Riviera

Cannes 2018: Mahira Khan Adds Spring Vibes To The French Riviera

The wide white belt cinching the actor's waist added definition to her attire and the actor rounded out her look with her attractive, wavy mane parted to one side . Later, she switched to a bright ou...

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Pune Indigo staffer held for hoax call to Delhi airport

Pune Indigo staffer held for hoax call to Delhi airport

On interrogation, Madhav revealed he made the call as he was "depressed" and "frustrated" with IndiGo . He was finally arrested by Delhi Police on Sunday. "So he made a bomb threat call at the In...

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Kerala woman arrested after confession that daughter was molested with her consent

Kerala woman arrested after confession that daughter was molested with her consent

A 10-year-old girl was allegedly abused by K V Moitheenkutty, in a movie hall in Malappuram in the presence of her mother on April 18. The police is also contemplating to charge KG Baby under the PO...

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Centre submits Cauvery draft scheme in Supreme Court for approval

Centre submits Cauvery draft scheme in Supreme Court for approval

He also said that it's time for the Centre to set up Cauvery management board as per the earlier apex court order. The states concerned, namely Tamil Nadu , Karnataka , Kerala and Puducherry, we...

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Australian, Chinese double amputee summit Everest

Australian, Chinese double amputee summit Everest

There are usually only a few days of good weather on the highest part of the mountain in May, when climbers rush to attempt the summit. At 8:26 a.m., on Monday, the now 70-year-old Xia finally stood...

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Woman thrashed for feeding stray dogs, four arrested

Woman thrashed for feeding stray dogs, four arrested

According to the youth, the residents hurled anti-Kashmiri abuses at them. The victims alleged that they were targeted because they were Kashmiris. In the video, the woman's screams for help can b...

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PNB scam: CBI files its first charge-sheet

PNB scam: CBI files its first charge-sheet

She was the CEO and MD of PNB in 2016 when the fraud allegedly took place. The CBI said that senior PNB officials did not comply with RBI's circulars over SWIFT control system, a platform for en...

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They're all big fans: Waffle House hero meets Parkland student activists

They're all big fans: Waffle House hero meets Parkland student activists

After an armed ex-student took 17 lives in the Florida school massacre, the Parkland shooting survivors came out stronger, ready to change the world and they just met the young man who faced the s...

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Iran's oil customers in Europe might reduce imports, flag financing issue

Iran's oil customers in Europe might reduce imports, flag financing issue

If history is any guide, there is little chance of this happening, so we are now on a course of escalating confrontation. Paris . Europe is prepared to introduce measures to nullify the effect of ...

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Britain committed to Iran nuclear deal: May

Britain committed to Iran nuclear deal: May

France's foreign minister said Friday he had asked for exemptions or longer grace periods for the exit of French companies such as oil-and-gas giant Total SA and auto maker Peugeot SA that have return...

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Bali, Jakarta on highest alert after Surabaya bomb attacks

Bali, Jakarta on highest alert after Surabaya bomb attacks

CCTV footage shows a vehicle and two motorcycles approaching a security checkpoint at the police complex followed by an explosion from one of the motorbikes with at least two people aboard it. Yesterd...

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Palestinians martyred by Israeli gunfire in Gaza

Palestinians martyred by Israeli gunfire in Gaza

Black smoke from tyres burnt by demonstrators rose into the air at the border. Israeli forces were firing volleys of tear gas to disperse the crowds, and the sound of heavy gunfire could be heard. Phi...

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OPEC+ may build up oil production due to U.S. sanctions against Iran

However, the latest decision by Trump could be viewed as an example of how the United States does not hesitate to easily break agreements reached through serious negotiations with other countries. But...

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Clashes erupt in Gaza as US Embassy in Jerusalem opens

Clashes erupt in Gaza as US Embassy in Jerusalem opens

Secretary Mnuchin received a plaque today bearing its new name: "United States Square in honor of President Donald J. Trump". Kushner, whom President Donald Trump tasked with bringing peace to the...

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Rapper gives former Durham coffee shop employees $20000 amid scandal

Rapper gives former Durham coffee shop employees $20000 amid scandal

In an email to students, faculty and staff Thursday, Price said: "Something has to change", adding, "I will simply say that I am deeply sorry that we are not where we want to be as a university". I th...

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Change AMU's name to Raja Mahendra Pratap Vishwavidyalaya: Haryana minister

Change AMU's name to Raja Mahendra Pratap Vishwavidyalaya: Haryana minister

Around 30 activists of the outfit founded and patronised by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, accompanied by uniformed policemen reached Babe-e-Syed gate and shouted slogans like "We will ...

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Double Amputee Scales Mt Everest After Losing Legs In Earlier Attempt

Double Amputee Scales Mt Everest After Losing Legs In Earlier Attempt

The first time Xia Boyu tried to climb Mount Everest , he lost his feet. With AP Photos.An expedition organizer says an Australian mountaineer has scaled Mount Everest to become the fastest to clim...

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'Flagrant' Kremlin breaches worldwide rules: United Kingdom intel chief

'Flagrant' Kremlin breaches worldwide rules: United Kingdom intel chief

The leader of Britain's domestic spy agency is scheduled to deliver a speech Monday in Berlin to his European counterparts, the first speech ever made outside Britain by a serving MI5 chief. Parker ...

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Sonoma: Sheriff's deputy shot, injured

Sonoma: Sheriff's deputy shot, injured

Two deputies assigned to the Sonoma Police Department went to the vehicle wash and found the employee standing behind a gray pickup truck in the carwash line, acting suspiciously, sheriff's officials ...

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Here's Who Is Heading to the 'American Idol' Finale

Here's Who Is Heading to the 'American Idol' Finale

Contestants Cade Foehner and Michael J. Woodard fell short of the votes needed to continue. "I don't think I could ever stop doing it or walk away". She said her time with Underwood was "amazing, ...

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