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Trevor Noah slammed for making fun of Indo-Pak war

Trevor Noah slammed for making fun of Indo-Pak war

Hindi is not gibberish. "You spend 80 per cent of your time criticizing Trump and the violence he could be stirring, but the possibility of India and Pakistan engaging in actual war is a filmy song an...

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Trump walks away from deal with Kim over N.Korean sanction demands

Trump walks away from deal with Kim over N.Korean sanction demands

President Donald Trump at the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi. Moon has been active in efforts to end confrontation on the Korean peninsula, meeting Kim three times past year and trying to facilitate his...

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Saudi Arabia strips Osama bin Ladens son of citizenship

Saudi Arabia strips Osama bin Ladens son of citizenship

Saudi Arabia has revoked Hamza bin Laden's citizenship, official newspaper Um al-Qura reported Friday, citing a royal order issued to the Interior Ministry. "Since at least August 2015, he has release...

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Lawyers for Paul Manafort Seek Leniency Ahead of Sentencing

Lawyers for Paul Manafort Seek Leniency Ahead of Sentencing

They also criticized Mueller's team, which had told the court ahead of Wednesday's sentencing that a greed-driven Manafort believed the law didn't apply to him. Manafort to impugn his character in a...

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2 daycare workers charged after video shows child thrown

2 daycare workers charged after video shows child thrown

An attorney has been hired by the young girl's family who wish to remain anonymous, though it's not clear if they've filed a lawsuit. Brown was subsequently fired, according to Hansen and Timothy J. B...

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IAF fighter jet crashed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam

IAF fighter jet crashed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam

She added that both countries should exercise restraint and engage in dialogue to resolve their differences. "The upside is that it's likely that neither side will go up the escalation ladder followin...

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Taliban attacks US-Afghan base in Helmand

Taliban attacks US-Afghan base in Helmand

The complex attack on Camp Shorab in the largely insurgent-controlled Helmand province occurred during a pause in peace talks in Doha, which could bring an eventual end to US military involvement in t...

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Final battle to liberate last Islamic State village begins after civilians evacuated

Final battle to liberate last Islamic State village begins after civilians evacuated

The SDF says the jihadist group has now been contained to an area of less than half a square kilometre. It was not clear when the people had been killed. "The overflow during the lull in battle has be...

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South African Airline pilot flew for 20 years without a licence

South African Airline pilot flew for 20 years without a licence

According to the Mail & Guardian investigative journalist Sabelo Skiti, SAA discovered that its pilot William Chandler had no certification to allow him to operate bigger aircraft or fly long distance...

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Convicted child killer strangled to death in his prison cell

Convicted child killer strangled to death in his prison cell

Anthony Palma , 59, was beaten and strangled to death inside his cell at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. He was found unresponsive during a routine security check, could not be revived...

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PM's former top adviser asks to testify after Wilson-Raybould bombshell

PM's former top adviser asks to testify after Wilson-Raybould bombshell

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it will be up to the country's ethics watchdog to decide who is telling the truth in the SNC-Lavalin affair - Trudeau, or former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybo...

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Venezuelan vice president visits Moscow to rally support

Venezuelan vice president visits Moscow to rally support

The political crisis in Venezuela shows no sign of dying down, as the opposition leader Juan Guaido , who declared himself as the interim president of Venezuela in January and gained solid support fr...

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Michael Cohen Condemns Trump as a Racist While Testifying Before Congress

Michael Cohen Condemns Trump as a Racist While Testifying Before Congress

And Cohen says Trump knew that his campaign adviser Roger Stone was in contact with WikiLeaks head Julian Assange about the release of hacked Democratic National Committee emails before WikiLeaks rele...

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D.C. Attorney General Subpoenas Trump’s Inaugural Committee

D.C. Attorney General Subpoenas Trump’s Inaugural Committee

The attorney general in Washington is a local official who enforces statutes governing the operation of nonprofit organizations like the inaugural committee. Among other materials, the NY prosecutor...

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Dublin family syndicate collects €175.4m Euromillions jackpot

Dublin family syndicate collects €175.4m Euromillions jackpot

His wife placed the ticket in an Argos catalogue for safekeeping overnight before travelling on the bus the next day to Ireland's National Lottery headquarters. The win is the biggest ever EuroMillion...

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Tom Ballard: Drone search for missing climber delayed

Tom Ballard: Drone search for missing climber delayed

Heavy snowfall on Friday kept a helicopter from taking off and a ground team confined to base camp in the western Himalayas. "Snowfall has reduced the visibility and we expect snowfall for the comin...

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Earthquake 7.0 magnitude hits Peru: USGS

Earthquake 7.0 magnitude hits Peru: USGS

The quake struck at 12:50 a.m. PST (08:50 GMT). As of now there are no reports of harm to people or property. The USGS's initial reading assessed the quake, which occurred at 5:17 am local time (101...

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Auto bomb explosion outside hotel in Somalia

Auto bomb explosion outside hotel in Somalia

It took place in a business center in Maka Al Mukaram street which has hotels, shops and restaurants, Police Major Mohamed Hussein told Reuters . The three blasts "killed at least 30 people and inj...

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Schumer: A Forced Vote on the Green New Deal Is a 'Sham'

Schumer: A Forced Vote on the Green New Deal Is a 'Sham'

Why?" "I think that the meeting, though disappointing, was super important", Clarke said. But Clarkecredits the meeting with fueling new activism. "I want politicians to not only vote yes when it ...

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United States vows Philippines aid against

United States vows Philippines aid against "armed attack" in China-claimed sea

Pompeo is the first U.S. official to openly affirm the US's military commitment to defending Philippine sovereignty over the South China Sea. Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has been...

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American Hero Buys $540 in Girl Scout Cookies

American Hero Buys $540 in Girl Scout Cookies

Nobody was threatened". McGowan, according to a Facebook post on February 22, reportedly bought a few boxes of Girl Scout cookies from a group of girls in Greenville. A man who went viral for ...

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As Abhinandan set to return to Chennai, #GoBackModi trends on Twitter

As Abhinandan set to return to Chennai, #GoBackModi trends on Twitter

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi just weeks from an election and nationalist feelings running high, there is little incentive for New Delhi to back down on its demands. "Hiding behind the bodies ...

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7-year-old girl with terminal cancer asks for letters from dogs

7-year-old girl with terminal cancer asks for letters from dogs

Her family, who are based in Wisconsin, USA, sent out a plea to help make Emma's dream a reality, and after going viral on Facebook , it's resulted in tens of thousands of photos and letters being se...

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Rare sea creature, the hoodwinker sunfish, washes ashore in Southern California

Rare sea creature, the hoodwinker sunfish, washes ashore in Southern California

The University of California , Santa Barbara, said an intern spotted the stranded fish last week at Sands Beach in the university's Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve. "I literally, almost fell off my ...

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GOP congressman challenges Cohen's 'racist' claim against Trump

GOP congressman challenges Cohen's 'racist' claim against Trump

In private, he is even worse. From his company's discrimination against Black potential renters in the 1970s in New York City to his divisive and racist comments that labeled Mexican immigrants as cri...

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Meng Wanzhou: Huawei chief executive can be extradited, Canada says

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei chief executive can be extradited, Canada says

The Canadian government, as expected , on Friday approved extradition proceedings against the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , prompting a furious reaction from China. In a st...

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Trudeau to shuffle cabinet after vacancy left by Wilson-Raybould

Trudeau to shuffle cabinet after vacancy left by Wilson-Raybould

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a cabinet shuffle at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, March 1, 2019. A small number of ministers will change roles, the source said, prima...

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Irish drivers warned to get paperwork for ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Irish drivers warned to get paperwork for ‘no-deal’ Brexit

But EU leaders insist that the legally binding Brexit withdrawal agreement can't be reopened. Mrs May's climbdown took much of the heat out of a series of votes on Wednesday that could have ripp...

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BSF cancels daily retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border for Abhinandan’s release

BSF cancels daily retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border for Abhinandan’s release

The Beating the Retreat ceremony (at Attari-Wagah Border) will not be held today. "He showed a lot of bravery in the air combat and even after being captured by the Pakistanis", Jitender, a resident o...

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Cohen's Book Manuscript Shows He Committed Perjury

Cohen's Book Manuscript Shows He Committed Perjury

Mr Cohen, who testified again on Thursday (Friday AEDT) behind closed doors, suggested that Congress interview seven other Trump Organisation staffers and associates - including Mr Weisselberg and M...

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United Kingdom agriculture and fisheries minister quits over Brexit delay

United Kingdom agriculture and fisheries minister quits over Brexit delay

May is calculating that the prospect of a delay may persuade pro-Brexit lawmakers to support her deal despite their reservations. Wednesday's vote in the House of Commons was a symbolic move creat...

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India bombs militant camps in Pakistan after deadly Kashmir attack

India bombs militant camps in Pakistan after deadly Kashmir attack

Terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed, which is based in Bahawalpur in Pakistani Punjab, had immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. It was the deadliest attack on Indian forces in Kashmir fo...

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Trump ‘Ordered’ John Kelly to Grant Jared Kushner a Top-Secret Security Clearance

Trump ‘Ordered’ John Kelly to Grant Jared Kushner a Top-Secret Security Clearance

Kushner also met during the presidential transition at the end of 2016 Sergey Gorkov, the head of a Russian state-owned bank that was subject to USA sanctions. "However, over the past five weeks, the ...

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Liberals retake Outremont, Tories hold York-Simcoe in byelections

Liberals retake Outremont, Tories hold York-Simcoe in byelections

With just 40 of 196 polls reporting in Burnaby South , Singh had just over 38 per cent of the vote, compared to 27 per cent for Liberal Richard T. Lee and nearly 22 per cent for Conservative Jay Shin...

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George Pell's lawyer Robert Richter says his comments were 'terrible' and 'inappropriate'

George Pell's lawyer Robert Richter says his comments were 'terrible' and 'inappropriate'

In seeking leniency, Richter said the assaults were "on the low end of offending", and said they amounted to "no more than a plain vanilla sexual penetration case where a child is not volunteering o...

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