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New Zealand PM Attends Friday Prayers Commemorating Christchurch Victims

New Zealand PM Attends Friday Prayers Commemorating Christchurch Victims

One man in the front row was in a Christchurch Hospital wheelchair. It is unclear though, how many of these fake requests had been filed by actual New Zealanders, before authorities made a decisio...

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EasyJet readies Brexit contingency plan to meet ownership rules

EasyJet readies Brexit contingency plan to meet ownership rules

The plans are part of the Government's Operation Yellowhammer preparations for the United Kingdom leaving without a deal. The United Kingdom has put 3,500 troops on standby to "aid contingency...

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Clashes break out in latest French 'yellow vest' protests

Clashes break out in latest French 'yellow vest' protests

French police have banned protests on the Champs-Elysees and in its vicinity, which had been slated to take place this Saturday, 23 March, according to their statement. The Paris police chief was ...

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Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

More than 100 people are sandbagging to shore up the levee that protects the Missouri Air National Guard and Rosencrans Airport. Across the Midwest, the recent floods have already caused an estimate...

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Wilson-Raybould to provide texts, emails, and written statements surrounding SNC-Lavalin

Wilson-Raybould to provide texts, emails, and written statements surrounding SNC-Lavalin

That waiver covers up until January 14, when she was shuffled out of her dual role as justice minister and attorney general. But Philpott actually appears to already be free to talk about that Janua...

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ICE releases Mesa Airlines flight attendant detained returning from Mexico

ICE releases Mesa Airlines flight attendant detained returning from Mexico

A flight attendant just released from the custody of US immigration authorities after more than a month of detention says her release feels "incredible". While court injunctions have prevented the Tr...

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Ex-East Pittsburgh Police Officer Acquitted in Shooting of Unarmed Black Teen

Ex-East Pittsburgh Police Officer Acquitted in Shooting of Unarmed Black Teen

Former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld was charged with homicide for shooting Antwon Rose II in the back as the 17-year-old ran away from a high-stakes traffic stop last June. For...

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Cyclone Trevor moves inland through Australia's Northern Territory

Cyclone Trevor moves inland through Australia's Northern Territory

They will help in what state authorities have declared "the largest pre-cyclone evacuation in the Territory's history". The storm was downgraded to a category 3 shortly after making landfall, and wa...

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Taiwan leader tours Pacific allies, with Hawaii stopover

Taiwan leader tours Pacific allies, with Hawaii stopover

The US, like most other countries, has no formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan but is the island's largest weapons supplier and most powerful worldwide backer. Five countries have switched official...

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Norway cruise ship evacuated after engine problems

Norway cruise ship evacuated after engine problems

By 4:30 pm (1430 GMT) 100 people had been evacuated, with four helicopters involved in the airlift. The ship named Viking Sky was drifting towards land when it let out the distress signal. Several v...

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Expect 'no decision' on Brexit at this week's European Union summit: Juncker

Expect 'no decision' on Brexit at this week's European Union summit: Juncker

Should May fail to get her Brexit deal passed, European Union leaders could be forced to meet again next week with a much longer extension a possibility. European Commission President Jean-Claude Ju...

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Jury Clears Pennsylvania Police Officer of Murder in Antwon Rose Shooting

Jury Clears Pennsylvania Police Officer of Murder in Antwon Rose Shooting

Protesters marched through parts of Pittsburgh after the verdict, but the mayor's office says they have no reports of arrests or property damage. On Saturday, Pittsburgh was bracing for more pro...

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Somalia: At least four dead in al-Shabab assault on Mogadishu

Somalia: At least four dead in al-Shabab assault on Mogadishu

Al-Shabab militants in Somalia have attacked a government building in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 11 people. Police say at least four gunmen then stormed the buildings, leading to a sho...

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Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Jamie Dimon after Green New Deal criticism

Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Jamie Dimon after Green New Deal criticism

The NBC host interrupted by joking that meant she had something in common with President Donald Trump . "It's big money", she added. She told Meyers how science was "her first passion" and desc...

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Pentagon Denies Causing Civilian Casualties in Air Strikes Over Somalia

Pentagon Denies Causing Civilian Casualties in Air Strikes Over Somalia

Residents concurred with the official's assessment. In fact, Hassan says the U.S.is not even conducting on-the-ground investigations to find out who these airstrikes are killing. "We exercise restrain...

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Cyclone Idai: Survivors in Mozambique desperate for aid

Cyclone Idai: Survivors in Mozambique desperate for aid

It is expected to rise further. The Pungue and Buzi rivers had burst their river banks and as a outcome vast inland lakes had been created, extending for miles and miles in all directions, he said. "A...

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Trump again says US considering 'all options' on Venezuela

Trump again says US considering 'all options' on Venezuela

Meeting Brazil's new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, an avowed opponent of socialism, Trump declined to predict a time-frame for the fall of Maduro, who has clung to power for almost two months s...

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Jared and Ivanka use private accounts for official business, their lawyer says

Jared and Ivanka use private accounts for official business, their lawyer says

A lawyer for Ms. Trump, President Trump's daughter, and Mr. Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, told the committee late a year ago that in addition to a private email account, Mr. ...

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ISIL defeated in Syria as SDF announces final victory

ISIL defeated in Syria as SDF announces final victory

This comes after US - backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced they were clearing out the last areas held by ISIS in the city of Baghouz on Thursday. US President Trump has again boasted of v...

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Court awards punishment to Czech model in heroin smuggling case

Court awards punishment to Czech model in heroin smuggling case

She was accused of trying to smuggle the drug to the United Arab Emirates. Her lawyer, Sardar Asghar Dogar, says she will appeal. During her trial in Lahore , she claimed she was in Pakistan for ...

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Destructive cyclones bear down on Australia

Destructive cyclones bear down on Australia

Bureau of Meteorology spokesman Todd Smith said a further intensification has not been ruled out. The warning zone extends from Groote Eylandt in the north-west of the Gulf all the way inland to Ten...

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Australia Evacuates 2,000 People From Storm’s Path

Australia Evacuates 2,000 People From Storm’s Path

The terrifying storm is expected to make landfall as a category 4 storm with 170mph winds on Saturday. Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner said a state of emergency had been declared in...

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John McCain's Adopted Daughter Asks 'Child' Trump to Be 'Respectful'

John McCain's Adopted Daughter Asks 'Child' Trump to Be 'Respectful'

Many Democrats spoke out on social media and talk shows, using McCain as a way to bash the president. @realDonaldTrump Everyone doesn't have to agree with my dad or like him, but I do ask you to b...

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New Zealand calls for solidarity at Muslim summit in Istanbul

New Zealand calls for solidarity at Muslim summit in Istanbul

The comment appeared to be in response to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , who during a speech earlier this week said: "If New Zealand fails to hold the attacker accountable, one way or anoth...

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New Zealand women wear headscarves in solidarity with Muslims after Christchurch shootings

New Zealand women wear headscarves in solidarity with Muslims after Christchurch shootings

The way she donned Shalwar Kamiz with a dupatta on her head, and the visuals of her embracing Muslim women to condole them won the hearts of many inside and outside New Zealand . They took their ...

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Viral 'Florida Man' Challenge Has A Hilarious Result For Everyone

Viral 'Florida Man' Challenge Has A Hilarious Result For Everyone

The Florida Man challenge is the latest viral craze breaking the internet. At this point, it's nearly like a media in-joke. If you haven't Googled your birthday and Florida Man, I strongly urge yo...

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New Zealand bans all assault weapons, PM says

New Zealand bans all assault weapons, PM says

But the guns aren't the only equipment that are being banned; Ardern said the government would also outlaw parts used to convert weapons into semi-automatics, as well as high-capacity magazines. Simon...

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Montreal stabbing: Priest attacked during morning mass at Canada church

Montreal stabbing: Priest attacked during morning mass at Canada church

The attack was broadcast on a live video stream. The footage was quickly removed from the website following the attack. The priest runs to the left, is chased by the suspect, and falls as the pair b...

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Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash sentenced to 8 years in prison

Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash sentenced to 8 years in prison

He stood quietly and looked ahead at the judge as he was sentenced. On Friday, at the hearing in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Judge Inez Cardinal read out almost 100 victim impact statements, CBC News r...

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Terror group loses 100 PERCENT of territory in Syria — ISIS DEFEATED

Terror group loses 100 PERCENT of territory in Syria — ISIS DEFEATED

Sanders reportedly showed reporters a map of Iraq and Syria that showed that ISIS no longer controlled any territory in the region . USA acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan briefed President D...

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Donald Trump Blasts 'Anti-Jewish' Democrats for Skipping AIPAC Conference

Donald Trump Blasts 'Anti-Jewish' Democrats for Skipping AIPAC Conference

Representatives for the campaigns of Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Amy Klobuchar did not respond to ABC News when asked if they will be attending AIPAC . In addition, former Beto O'Rou...

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Indiana Teachers Shot With Pellet Gun During Active Shooter Training

Indiana Teachers Shot With Pellet Gun During Active Shooter Training

The state teachers association said in a tweet that teachers were brought into the classroom to repeat the exercise four at a time. Brooks said that an air-soft gun was used during the training. A...

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Prime Minister Says New Zealand Will Ban Semiautomatic Weapons After Mosque Shootings

Prime Minister Says New Zealand Will Ban Semiautomatic Weapons After Mosque Shootings

New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern announced the ban on Thursday afternoon, following the attack that killed 50 at two mosques in the city on Friday. "We are going to pray here on Friday"...

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Suspect in Utrecht shooting admits guilt to judge, prosecutors say

Suspect in Utrecht shooting admits guilt to judge, prosecutors say

Gokmen Tanis, 37, "confessed this morning to the examining magistrate the criminal offenses against him". The suspect in the deadly Utrecht tram shooting has confessed to the crime and admitted he w...

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AP report: Mueller not recommending any more indictments

AP report: Mueller not recommending any more indictments

The Special Counsel's report must be provided to Congress immediately, and the Attorney General should swiftly prepare a declassified version of the report for the public. He has pleaded not guilty an...

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