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North Koreans Just Voted-but Not for Kim Jong Un

North Koreans Just Voted-but Not for Kim Jong Un

North Korea's election has resulted in the expected landslide win for its authoritarian leadership - but in a big first for the country , Kim Jong-un does not appear to have been on the ballot. Kim m...

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Republicans Maneuver to Save Trump From an Embarrassing Vote on Emergency Declaration

Republicans Maneuver to Save Trump From an Embarrassing Vote on Emergency Declaration

They presented it as a way to preserve Trump's border crisis declaration and save him from having to exercise his first veto. "We talk to a number of members every single day, certainly at the pre...

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Iranian lawyer gets 7 years for defending women who refused headscarves

Iranian lawyer gets 7 years for defending women who refused headscarves

Her conviction has been widely criticized. Her husband Reza Khandan was sentenced to six years in jail, also for security related charges, his lawyer Mohammad Moghimi said in January. This report di...

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Administration Plans to Close Immigration Offices Abroad

Administration Plans to Close Immigration Offices Abroad

The Trump administration is seeking to close almost two dozen U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services field offices around the world in a move it estimates would save millions per year. In places ...

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Disgraced Cardinal George Pell sentenced in Melbourne

Disgraced Cardinal George Pell sentenced in Melbourne

The judge also said it was important to acknowledge the "unique context" surrounding the case. Pell has spent the past two weeks in custody and was brought into the court from the Melbourne Asses...

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Schiff: Mueller Should Subpoena Trump, Require Testimony about 'Russian Interference'

Schiff: Mueller Should Subpoena Trump, Require Testimony about 'Russian Interference'

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Tuesday that there is already sufficient evidence to warrant a criminal indictment of President Donald Trump . Investigators have exa...

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U.S. immigration agency to slash overseas presence

Generally, the offices facilitate applications from potential immigrants to the United States; closing the offices would reassign about 70 USCIS staffers across the world who the agency's website says...

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'NAP is being implemented in letter and spirit,' Qureshi tells German counterpart

'NAP is being implemented in letter and spirit,' Qureshi tells German counterpart

He also underscored Pakistan's key role towards achieving a peaceful settlement in Afghanistan. He briefed the German delegation over the current regional situation in the aftermath of the Pulwama inc...

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Trump tries to explain his ‘Tim Apple’ snafu

Trump tries to explain his ‘Tim Apple’ snafu

Trump's tweet is the second way in which he denied making a slip of the tongue. President Donald Trump allegedly told Republican donors that reports of him accidentally calling Apple CEO Tim ...

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Ivanka Trump's new book claims US president is 'not a racist'

Ivanka Trump's new book claims US president is 'not a racist'

According to the Times , the book is, in part, a response to the relatively positive light with which Kushner and Ivanka are viewed, compared to the president. They are far from stabilizing forces....

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Conservatives Have New App To Find 'Safe Spaces' Away From Liberals

Conservatives Have New App To Find 'Safe Spaces' Away From Liberals

If they protect customers who are attacked for political reasons. Does this business avoid politics in its ads and social media postings? According to a CNN report, the app is for conservatives look...

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Man charged in killing of girl found in duffel bag

Man charged in killing of girl found in duffel bag

He was booked at the Norwalk Sheriff's Station later that day, inmate records show. The family said Graham and Hunt are each held on a $2 million bond. The dead girl was found March 5 by a park work...

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Mitt Romney blows out his birthday candles differently than you do

Mitt Romney blows out his birthday candles differently than you do

But there's a chance that would get saliva on your party treat, so Romney's way is arguably more sanitary. That said, even if the polite politician were able to effectively protect his staffers from...

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New York Attorney General Opens Investigation into Major Trump Organization Projects

New York Attorney General Opens Investigation into Major Trump Organization Projects

The press office for New Jersey-based Investors Bank didn't immediately return a call for comment. As part of a lawsuit brought by then-New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood, the president's...

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Now, Vietnam wants Malaysia to free Kim Jong Nam murder suspect

Now, Vietnam wants Malaysia to free Kim Jong Nam murder suspect

The court will resume proceedings on Huong's case on Thursday, pending a reply from Mr Thomas to a request that charges against her be withdrawn. Four North Korean suspects who had been wanted in th...

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Scientists Make Huge Leap in Raising Woolly Mammoths From the Dead

Scientists Make Huge Leap in Raising Woolly Mammoths From the Dead

Japanese scientists say they have taken a "significant step" towards reviving the extinct furry giants, woolly mammoths , after they managed to transplant cells taken from the carcass of a 28,000-y...

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United States withdraws all staff from embassy in Venezuela citing the deteriorating situation

United States withdraws all staff from embassy in Venezuela citing the deteriorating situation

No power means no water for many who depend on electric pumps. Nevertheless, she said had no choice but to use this water for bathing. The Venezuelan power grid has been nearly completely restored f...

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Web can be changed for better in next 30 yrs

Web can be changed for better in next 30 yrs

The World Wide Web was invented by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989. Help could also be provided by the Web Foundation, founded by Sir Tim, which is now working with governments, companies and citizens to ...

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USA warns Germany against using Huawei tech

USA warns Germany against using Huawei tech

According to the report, the U.S. doesn't plan to end its intelligence sharing with Germany in the event this equipment is used, but rather limit the scope of the data. The legal amendments are still ...

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Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire issued with yellow warning by Met Office for wind

Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire issued with yellow warning by Met Office for wind

Forecasters say that gusts of up to 80mph could cause travel disruption and power cuts in Northern Ireland, northern England, Wales and Scotland . Wind speeds are considered hurricane strength afte...

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Plane forced to turn around after Mother forgets baby at Airport

Plane forced to turn around after Mother forgets baby at Airport

The woman realised that she had left her baby at the departure while she was waiting for the hall and she realised that only after the flight had taken off from the airport. The operator clears the fl...

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Man arrested for choking driver who would not stop singing Christmas carols

Man arrested for choking driver who would not stop singing Christmas carols

It was around 9 a.m. Monday when a state trooper was waved down and told about a possible medical emergency on Route 28 just before the Exit 13 on-ramp, heading south in East Deer Township. Police sai...

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Former Irish soldier `detained in Syria´

Former Irish soldier `detained in Syria´

According to Irish police, the woman is thought to have been radicalised and fled for Syria several years ago. A former female member of the Defence Forces has been detained in Syria. The Department...

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Backed fighters make limited advances against IS in Syria

Backed fighters make limited advances against IS in Syria

A month ago the SDF launched what it called a "final battle" to take the cluster of houses and farmland, and people leaving the enclave have described harrowing conditions of peril and hardship. The j...

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Man escapes jaws of whale

Man escapes jaws of whale

Despite the beast's impressive size, Bryde's whales mainly feed on tiny ocean creatures like krill. Let's see how long that one manages to stay on the page before it's deleted. The whale that nearly...

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Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Political Moderates, Calls Capitalism 'Irredeemable'

Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Political Moderates, Calls Capitalism 'Irredeemable'

The New York lawmaker has gone to bat for Omar numerous times in recent weeks after she got blasted for making comments about Israel - which were deemed anti-Semitic by many, including fellow Democr...

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Trump claims Michael Cohen asked him 'directly' for pardon

Trump claims Michael Cohen asked him 'directly' for pardon

His lawyers totally contradicted him. "Now they got to do something else because they put all their eggs in the Michael Cohen basket and he came in here and lied again", Jordan said. The company r...

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Venezuela enters fourth day of blackout, Maduro blames U.S.

Venezuela enters fourth day of blackout, Maduro blames U.S.

Maduro blames "imperialism" for the country's accumulating woes, and claims the power outage was caused by an electromagnetic attack on the Guri hydroelectric complex, which supplies 80 percent of Ve...

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White House Tells Reporter She Should Ask Democrats If They Hate Jews

White House Tells Reporter She Should Ask Democrats If They Hate Jews

The Democrats have become an anti-Israel party; they've become an anti-Jewish party, and that's too bad. Omar was not singled out by name. Last year, Acosta was briefly banned from the White House a...

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Education minister lays out plan for school boards and students with autism

Education minister lays out plan for school boards and students with autism

The government said it will allocate funds based on the age of children and household income, spreading it among all families and clearing the waiting list of 23,000 children. She said "teachers can n...

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Florida mom fatally stabs daughter, 11, drives dead body to hospital: cops

Florida mom fatally stabs daughter, 11, drives dead body to hospital: cops

Authorities say they found 15 stab wounds on Aleyda's back, along with a defensive wound to her right arm. She was detained by security after wielding a knife soaked with blood, The Sentinel report...

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A Time Change: Trump Backs Permanent Daylight Saving

A Time Change: Trump Backs Permanent Daylight Saving

His tweet followed the introduction of a bill last week by Sen. Voters in California previous year passed a ballot proposition to make daylight saving time permanent . Sunset happened before 8 p.m....

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How Trump's 2020 budget hinges on continued economic growth

How Trump's 2020 budget hinges on continued economic growth

That led Trump to declare a national emergency to bypass Congress and tap funds already allocated for other projects to build the wall. It was immediately panned by Democrats , who control the H...

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$77 million in cocaine seized in largest NJ bust in years

$77 million in cocaine seized in largest NJ bust in years

The drugs had an estimated street value of $77 million. A news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection says that the weight of the seized drugs is 3,200 pounds. "This is a significant seiz...

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Algerian president returns home after 'routine medical checks' in Geneva

Algerian president returns home after 'routine medical checks' in Geneva

Numerous police officers had been stationed near the VIP wing on the eighth floor of the HUG earlier Sunday afternoon, as television crews waited outside hoping to catch a glimpse of Bouteflika's de...

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