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Man uses mobile phone as shield in alleged bow and arrow attack

Man uses mobile phone as shield in alleged bow and arrow attack

He said he noticed another man, who is known to him, standing outside his property allegedly armed with a bow and arrow. A NSW man has had a remarkable brush with death after an arrow fired at him s...

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Syrian forces say Islamic State in its 'final moments'

Syrian forces say Islamic State in its 'final moments'

The destruction of ISIS at Baghouz will mark a milestone in the campaign against the jihadist group, bringing an end to its control of populated territory in the area straddling Iraq and Syria where...

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KL, JB among top cities in Asia for living quality

KL, JB among top cities in Asia for living quality

The city of Vienna is seen during dawn from mount Kahlenberg, Austria March 12, 2019. Those top five cities in consulting firm Mercer's 2019 Quality of Living Ranking published on Wednesday were u...

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Gambino crime kingpin Frank Cali shot dead in NY

Gambino crime kingpin Frank Cali shot dead in NY

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, an NYPD official told HuffPost. He was shot outside the home'. The Gambino crime family is one of what is widely referred to as "The Five Fa...

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U.S. Drops 'Occupied,' Refers to Golan Heights as 'Israeli-Controlled'

U.S. Drops 'Occupied,' Refers to Golan Heights as 'Israeli-Controlled'

According to Reuters, Daqduq's fate became a source of tension between Baghdad and Washington in 2011 as the United States military reportedly prepared to withdraw from Iraq. There was no immediate co...

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Sarah Sanders deflects when asked about Trump calling Democrats 'anti-Jewish'

Sarah Sanders deflects when asked about Trump calling Democrats 'anti-Jewish'

In the roughly 15 minute conference, Sanders compared President Donald Trump's readiness to condemn neo-Nazis in Charlottesville with the Democrats' apparent reluctance to directly address the issue...

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'Kids started running': Masked men kill 8 in Brazil school shooting

The age of the attackers was estimated to be between 20 and 25 years old, and authorities don't believe they were former students, the governor said. Military police Colonel Marcelo Sales said the t...

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Opinion I Pak dictating China's decision on United Nations sanctions on Masood Azhar?

Opinion I Pak dictating China's decision on United Nations sanctions on Masood Azhar?

Listing of Azhar as a terrorist would have meant a significant diplomatic victory for India and resulted in restrictions on his travel and freezing of his assets. "They agreed that Pakistan needs to...

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Ethiopian Airlines Flight carrying 157 to Nairobi Crashes

Ethiopian Airlines Flight carrying 157 to Nairobi Crashes

The plane plowed into the ground at Hejere near Bishoftu. The airline said that all 157 people from more than 30 countries on board have been killed, which included six Egyptians whose names still r...

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Here’s what PM Modi appeal to three Khans of Bollywood

Here’s what PM Modi appeal to three Khans of Bollywood

In 29 rapid-fire tweets, Modi tagged cricketers Virat Kohli , Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh and Vicky Kaushal, asking them to inspire others to exercise their franchis...

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U.S. Senate votes to end support for Saudi war in Yemen

U.S. Senate votes to end support for Saudi war in Yemen

Lawmakers have never before invoked the War Powers Resolution of 1973 to stop a foreign conflict, but Wednesday's 54-46 vote brought them a step closer to doing just that in order to cut off US suppor...

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Beto Announced His 2020 Plans In A Sly Way

Beto Announced His 2020 Plans In A Sly Way

The article added to the building anticipation that the red state Democrat who sought a year ago to unseat GOP Sen. Ted Cruz back in November. O'Rourke catapulted to national prominence during his f...

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Pak. assured USA that it will deal ‘firmly’ with terrorists: Bolton

Pak. assured USA that it will deal ‘firmly’ with terrorists: Bolton

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the topmost priority of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is to revitalize the national economy. It is to be noted that both India and Afgha...

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Houston Rep. Al Green will push another impeachment vote, despite Pelosi's resistance

Houston Rep. Al Green will push another impeachment vote, despite Pelosi's resistance

Now that Pelosi is being widely quoted as coming out against the impeachment of Trump, Democrats are divided over her comments, meaning another such moment will be litigated in coming days. By takin...

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'Bomb cyclone' to bring snow, hail, rain to central US

'Bomb cyclone' to bring snow, hail, rain to central US

On Wednesday morning, some roads were already flooded in the northeastern part of Nebraska, and the National Weather Service issued a flood warning , saying more rain is expected later in the day. ...

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World Wide Web Celebrates 30th Anniversary

World Wide Web Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Driven by the same spark that led him to create the world wide web , Berners-Lee launched a platform called Solid in 2015, which he says will allow users to maintain full control of their data. Ber...

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Fake Melania? President Donald Trump responds to Alabama visit conspiracy theory

Fake Melania? President Donald Trump responds to Alabama visit conspiracy theory

Trump tweeted Wednesday decrying a fourth estate which, he argues, is " getting more deranged with time! ". There's been no reason to give any credence to the conspiracy theory , which Trump perpe...

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NY Prosecutors Indict Manafort on Mortgage-Fraud Charges

NY Prosecutors Indict Manafort on Mortgage-Fraud Charges

He added , "T$3 he miscarriage of justice, as I've called it repeatedly, really occurred in the Eastern District of Virginia, not today in her courtroom". "I believe that is not reflective of someone...

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Kim Jong-un says economic development is the most urgent task

Kim Jong-un says economic development is the most urgent task

But the USA will not agree to a step-by-step approach to eliminating the nuclear weapons, he said. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (center) arrives at a polling station in Pyongyang on Sunday to v...

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Many pupils trapped as school building collapses in Lagos

Many pupils trapped as school building collapses in Lagos

The rescue operations are however, suffering hitches, as rescuers are finding it hard to gain access into the building with their equipments. Anguished families crowded around the flattened remains ...

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No bodies, only small remains recovered from Ethiopia Airlines crash site -spokesman

No bodies, only small remains recovered from Ethiopia Airlines crash site -spokesman

Teri Okita reports that its Boeing's second deadly accident in five months involving a 737 Max-8 jet. After Sunday's crash, Ethiopian Airlines grounded its four remaining 737 Max 8 planes. They we...

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EUR/GBP drops to lowest since May 2017 after Brexit votes

EUR/GBP drops to lowest since May 2017 after Brexit votes

Deal or no deal? May said Wednesday's vote will be a "free vote" - one in which members of Parliament are not put under pressure by party leaders to vote a certain way. "The Prime Minister is th...

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Sao Paulo school shooting: 8 children and two adult killed in Brazil

The age of the attackers was estimated to be between 20 and 25 years old, and authorities don't believe they were former students, the governor said. Brazil is one of the most violent countries in...

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Brexit breakthrough as May secures win

Brexit breakthrough as May secures win

Parliament's next step, in a vote Thursday, will be to seek a delay of that looming departure date. Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald said the vote showed the "absolute disregard for the people ...

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Gov. Gavin Newsom will suspend death penalty in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom will suspend death penalty in California

Newsom, a liberal Democrat who was elected in 2018, has always been an opponent of the death penalty , and is thought to be building a national political profile as he eyes a possible future presiden...

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Michael Cohen's attorney sends letter clarifying pardon testimony

Michael Cohen's attorney sends letter clarifying pardon testimony

Cohen now says he was only referring to a specific period of time in his testimony, according to a letter from his lawyer. Congressional investigators appear to be focusing on presidential power...

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Brexit chaos: UK MPs reject Theresa May’s deal AGAIN

Brexit chaos: UK MPs reject Theresa May’s deal AGAIN

She had been dealt a major blow when attorney-general Geoffrey Cox said in his official legal advice that the assurances did not remove the risk of the United Kingdom being trapped indefinitely in the...

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Man survives at sea by using jeans as a flotation device

Man survives at sea by using jeans as a flotation device

Since Helge was too far away to fetch him out of the water, Arne chose to quickly engage in a Navy Seals technique, which involved creating a makeshift " life jacket " out of his jeans . But, this wa...

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Beto O'Rourke plans first Iowa visit amid 2020 speculation

Beto O'Rourke plans first Iowa visit amid 2020 speculation

O'Rourke released a video Monday night from Texas backing Giddens and wearing a Northern Iowa cap. It continued: "And now I'm ready for us to bring our movement to the rest of the country". Ted Cruz...

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California Suspends Death Penalty

California Suspends Death Penalty

Just last month, two California prisoners who each had spent over 30 years on death row were freed after appellate courts found significant errors in their trials. But he added that Trump "somehow" ...

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Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh to face additional 10 years in jail

Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh to face additional 10 years in jail

The UN investigator on human rights in Iran, Javaid Rehman, raised Ms Sotoudeh's case at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday and said she "was reportedly convicted of charges relating to h...

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Young mom killed by rock tossed from highway overpass: cops

Young mom killed by rock tossed from highway overpass: cops

Keila Flores, 33, was riding in a auto with her three children and boyfriend when an unknown person threw a "large rock" off of a railroad overpass, which crashed through the car's windshield Saturday...

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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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