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Seattle shooting: Gunman kills two people in rush hour

Seattle shooting: Gunman kills two people in rush hour

The gunman than approached a second motorist and opened fire , killing a man in his 50s. A second person was killed when the suspect, attempting to flee the scene in a hijacked vehicle, crashed i...

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Scammer Bilks over $100M from Facebook and Google, Facing 30 Years

Scammer Bilks over $100M from Facebook and Google, Facing 30 Years

Berman in a statement . A Lithuanian scammer tricked Facebook and Google into handing over more than $172 million, simply by sending them fake invoices. If you're wondering which company is mor...

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China to prosecute former Interpol chief for bribery

China to prosecute former Interpol chief for bribery

Meng, who served as the vice-minister of public security, vanished last September during a visit to China from France and was later accused of accepting bribes. China has in the past pressed countries...

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Venezuela crisis: Fresh power cuts black out Caracas

Venezuela crisis: Fresh power cuts black out Caracas

Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez on Monday said the blackout was the result of an attack on Venezuela's main hydroelectric Guri dam which had affected three major transmission lines. He did no...

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Venezuela's second blackout this month drags into third day

Venezuela's second blackout this month drags into third day

Trump and Vice President Mike Pence again praised Guaido, saying that socialist President Nicolas Maduro's re-election was illegitimate. Russia's interference in Venezuela is causing tensions ...

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Austria confirms link between alleged Christchurch attacker and far-right group

Austria confirms link between alleged Christchurch attacker and far-right group

In a video posted to YouTube, he said he would give the money to a charitable organization and suggested the donation may have been a ploy to provoke a clampdown against " patriots ". He is next due i...

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Man jailed for cracking egg on head of opposition leader Corbyn

Man jailed for cracking egg on head of opposition leader Corbyn

The Labour leader said his face was "contorted" with rage and he appeared "very aggressive". "The assault was completely unprovoked and threatening". After the attack on March 3rd in his constitue...

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In speech at Trump hotel, Gillibrand to call Trump a coward

In speech at Trump hotel, Gillibrand to call Trump a coward

Kamala Harris sent a subtle signal to the old-guard of Democratic politics that every era has its end. The Justice Department said Sunday that Mueller's team did not find evidence that Trump's camp...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivers a scathing warning after New Green Deal fails

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivers a scathing warning after New Green Deal fails

Kyrsten Sinema issued a statement Tuesday that stated her opposition to the "Green New Deal" resolution that some Democratic politicians have been advocating. Sen. Mike Lee didn't quite bring ...

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To kiss pope's hand - or not - enters the Catholic culture wars

To kiss pope's hand - or not - enters the Catholic culture wars

But Catholic priest Kevin Cusick tweeted: 'It's a grace for the faithful to be able to show respect for the office of the pope by kissing the papal ring. "It's high time kissing bishops' rings disappe...

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Avenatti says 'nervous' about prison time but proclaims innocence

Avenatti says 'nervous' about prison time but proclaims innocence

Michael Avenatti on Tuesday again proclaimed his innocence on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike Inc, but in an interview with CBS, admitted he was concerned about doing prison ...

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USA had 'nothing to do' with NKorea embassy raid

USA had 'nothing to do' with NKorea embassy raid

The Washington Post reported earlier this month that Cheollima Civil Defense had carried out the raid. In a statement released at the beginning of March, the group declared itself the "interim go...

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Trump signs proclamation recognising Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Trump signs proclamation recognising Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Syria immediately rejected the decision, calling it a "blatant attack on its sovereignty and territorial integrity". Syria's State news agency SANA posted photographs of a march in the southern ...

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Australia, Netherlands start talks with Russian Federation over MH17 downing

Australia, Netherlands start talks with Russian Federation over MH17 downing

All 298 people aboard were killed when the aircraft, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over territory held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Worldwide investigators c...

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Mother found dead on Cork hospital floor with newborn baby underneath her

Mother found dead on Cork hospital floor with newborn baby underneath her

Named locally as Margaret Downey (36), she was originally from Kilmallock in Co Limerick. They reported no sign of illness but the mother, in her 30s, was discovered lying on the floor by doctors ...

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Trudeau taking canola 'seriously' as China blocks more shipments

Trudeau taking canola 'seriously' as China blocks more shipments

China has suspended clearance of Canadian canola shipments by Viterra Inc and related companies from March 26, said the General Administration of Customs in a statement on its website on Tuesday. Ha...

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India shoots down satellite, joining space 'super league': Modi

India shoots down satellite, joining space 'super league': Modi

Calling it a "proud moment for India", Modi insisted the mission was peaceful and not designed to create "an atmosphere of war", adding it was "not directed against any country". The successful test c...

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Afghanistan recalls ambassador due to Pakistan PM’s ‘irresponsible’ interim government remarks

Afghanistan recalls ambassador due to Pakistan PM’s ‘irresponsible’ interim government remarks

He said Pakistan has the footage of the operation. "We would welcome any third-party mediation, which can bring peace in the region". "Since we have gone overtly nuclear, as India also, our stance i...

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Fugitive Briton captured fleeing Australia aboard jet ski

Fugitive Briton captured fleeing Australia aboard jet ski

The 57-year-old man is subject to an outstanding warrant for drug-related charges in Western Australia. The 57-year-old man from the United Kingdom was seen launching a jet ski at Pundsand Bay on Ca...

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Army demands immediate removal of President

Army demands immediate removal of President

Article 102 stipulates that the country's Constitutional Council shall meet and then propose to the parliament to declare the inability of the president to exercise his functions due to verified, seri...

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Mueller attends church on day report findings out

Mueller attends church on day report findings out

The investigation has shadowed the White House for almost two years, as it has led to felony charges against 34 people, including six Trump associates, and three entities, triggering fierce criticis...

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Facebook pulls 2,632 bogus accounts and pages in latest crackdown

Facebook pulls 2,632 bogus accounts and pages in latest crackdown

Most of them, 1,907, were Russia-linked accounts either posting spam or (to a lesser degree) touching on Ukranian politics, including Russia's annexation of Crimea. An example of an image posted by an...

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Yale rescinds admission of student linked to scandal involving soccer coach

Yale rescinds admission of student linked to scandal involving soccer coach

The inquiry stems from a sweeping scheme uncovered by the Justice Department in which wealthy parents allegedly paid bribes to get their children admitted to elite USA schools. Up to a dozen people ar...

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Arrest made in Markham armed kidnapping, victim not located

Arrest made in Markham armed kidnapping, victim not located

Investigators arrested a 35-year-old Toronto man in the early morning hours of March 26 in connection to the abduction of Wanzhen Lu, 22, a Chinese national. "The Consulate General of the People's Rep...

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Venezuela CRISIS: Horror as looting brings violence to streets amid Maduro blackouts

Venezuela CRISIS: Horror as looting brings violence to streets amid Maduro blackouts

A flight-tracking website showed that two planes left from a Russian military airport bound for Caracas on Friday, and another flight-tracking site showed that one plane left Caracas on Sunday. "We ha...

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Trump Administration Announces New Expansion of Global 'Gag Rule'

Trump Administration Announces New Expansion of Global 'Gag Rule'

Pompeo also promised to cut funds going to the Organization of American States over alleged abortion lobbying in the Western Hemisphere, according to The AP. Critics call the policy the "global gag ru...

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Boeing 737 Max jet makes emergency landing in Florida

Boeing 737 Max jet makes emergency landing in Florida

The plane had taken off from the Orlando airport and was scheduled to land around 4:54 p.m.at Victorville, California for a re-positioning flight. The fault had "absolutely no relation" to the fligh...

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Raw Politics: Did Italy go against European Union interests in China trade negotiations?

Raw Politics: Did Italy go against European Union interests in China trade negotiations?

Xi was speaking on the third day of a France visit dominated by concerns over China's massive investments on the continent, which are being built up through a series of bilateral deals. "But when it...

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Southwest Airlines 737 Max makes emergency landing after engine trouble

Boeing needs authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration before the MAX can return to service. Southwest Airlines said the plane returned to the airport after pilots reported a "perfo...

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Canada takes refugee who sheltered Snowden

Canada takes refugee who sheltered Snowden

Tibbo says Hong Kong rejected Rodel's asylum request and since then officials there have grilled her over her contacts with Snowden, who now lives in exile in Russian Federation. Both Trudeau and his ...

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Algeria's powerful army chief wants president declared unfit for office

Algeria's powerful army chief wants president declared unfit for office

Lt Gen Ahmad Gaed Salah is viewed as fiercely loyal to Mr Bouteflika and a central "pillar" to the ruling powers of Algeria - so much so that on the weekend, a privately-owned local newspaper repo...

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House Democrats FAIL in their attempt to over ride Trump's first veto

House Democrats FAIL in their attempt to over ride Trump's first veto

That's why we're eager to see the full report, which even Democrats and liberal journalists are all but admitting will show no collusion. But Mueller explicitly did not exonerate Trump on obstruct...

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Coalition split on One Nation preference deals after pro-gun lobbying exposed

Coalition split on One Nation preference deals after pro-gun lobbying exposed

The interim leader of the New South Wales Labor party has said she would support a ban on donations from the firearms lobby following revelations One Nation sought millions of dollars in donations...

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European Parliament adopts copyright reform in blow to big tech giants

European Parliament adopts copyright reform in blow to big tech giants

This directive - when passed into United Kingdom law - will give directors not only the right to fair and proportionate remuneration but it also equips us with the legal means to defend and protect th...

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Syrian group wants global tribunal for IS detainees

Syrian group wants global tribunal for IS detainees

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have called for the establishment of an worldwide court in Syria to try suspected members of the so-called Islamic State. The de facto autonomous Kur...

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