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Supreme Court blocks execution of Texas 7 lookout

Supreme Court blocks execution of Texas 7 lookout

The Supreme Court ruled 7-2, with Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch dissenting. The decision was something of a pivot for the high court, which allowed Alabama to execute a Muslim inmate denied ...

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New Zealand’s West Coast Experiences Torrential Rain

The Waiho River Bridge, south of the Franz Josef township on New Zealand's South Island, was swept away during the unprecedented rainfall, breaking apart piece by piece before being swept away downstr...

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Prince William travelling to New Zealand to visit Christchurch attack survivors

Prince William travelling to New Zealand to visit Christchurch attack survivors

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has said Prince William already had a strong connection with Christchurch after visiting in the wake of a devastating 2011 natural disaster. 'Prince William has a ...

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Thailand's pro-army party won popular vote, opposition second

Thailand's pro-army party won popular vote, opposition second

Palang Pracharat won the popular vote with 8.4 million ballots, the Election Commission said. Palang Pracharat, for their part, have said they will "wait it out" until May 9 whilst insisting they ha...

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Saudi Arabia releases three detained women activists

Saudi Arabia releases three detained women activists

The official Saudi press agency reported that three female detainees had been released but did not identify them. Also among the detained women is the Saudi-American human rights campaigner Samar ...

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Teen Who Shoved Friend Off 60-Foot Bridge Sentenced to Jail

Teen Who Shoved Friend Off 60-Foot Bridge Sentenced to Jail

Smith initially claimed Holgerson told her to push her, but Holgerson and her family have said this isn't true. Smith's charge is a gross misdemeanor that carries a maximum penalty of up to a year i...

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10 dead after blast outside restaurant in Somalia's capital

10 dead after blast outside restaurant in Somalia's capital

The attack took place on the busy Maka Al-Mukarama road, once of the main highways through the seaside capital, an area busy with businesses and travellers. Since then at least four people have been k...

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Yemenis hold mass rally in Sanaa to mark 4th anniversary of war

Yemenis hold mass rally in Sanaa to mark 4th anniversary of war

More than 60,000 people have reportedly died in Yemen's conflict. According to a new report by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED), a nonprofit conflict-research organization,...

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New Yorkers not amused by man who sliced bagels like bread

New Yorkers not amused by man who sliced bagels like bread

Schumer wrote in a tweet Wednesday, quoting the original post. "Thank you for reporting this crime, but we only serve New York City, where this would NEVER happen", tweeted NYPD Chief of Detectives ...

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Father & Son Shoot Hibernating Bear Cubs in Alaska

The camera had been hidden as part of a research study. "The Renners' actions demonstrate the ruthless brutality that the government is poised to enact into law on millions of acres in Alaska , ove...

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US approved secret nuclear power work for Saudi Arabia

US approved secret nuclear power work for Saudi Arabia

The ban has divided Merkel's governing coalition , but it has also drawn criticism from France and Britain. They do not allow transfer of nuclear material, equipment or components. Congress is increa...

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Pope explains reluctant ring kiss: fear of spreading germs

Pope explains reluctant ring kiss: fear of spreading germs

The spokesman noted that the pope does allow individuals to kiss his hand and ring in limited numbers, such as he did with an elderly Italian nun at Wednesday's general audience when Francis award h...

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Killed in Guatemala as Truck Plows into Crowd

Killed in Guatemala as Truck Plows into Crowd

A local spokesman for the fire department said the vehicle was a Cecilio Chacaj. "The place was in chaos and there were corpses piled on top of other corpses". The crash was on the notoriously risky...

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Bangladeshi Woman With 2 Uteri Unexpectedly Gives Birth Twice, a Month Apart

Bangladeshi Woman With 2 Uteri Unexpectedly Gives Birth Twice, a Month Apart

Doctors discovered Sultana was pregnant with twins who were incubating in a previously undiscovered second uterus. While Sultana and her husband say they are excited about their growing family, th...

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Guns Drawn, Cops Raid Home of Sick Toddler at 1am

Guns Drawn, Cops Raid Home of Sick Toddler at 1am

Arizona police made an unusual house call last month after they received notification from a doctor that a child with a dangerously high fever wasn't being given proper medical attention. The mother ...

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House Failed to Override Trump Veto

House Failed to Override Trump Veto

One Democrat, Jackie Speier of California, didn't vote. In floor debate ahead of the vote Tuesday, Democrats insisted Trump was violating the Constitution's separation of powers, while Republicans a...

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OxyContin Maker Settles With Oklahoma For $270M, Avoids Televised Trial 03/27/2019

OxyContin Maker Settles With Oklahoma For $270M, Avoids Televised Trial 03/27/2019

Purdue is facing bankruptcy from more than 1,600 lawsuits brought by state and local governments. Prescription opioids like OxyContin were a factor in a record 48,000 deaths across the US in 2017, ...

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Melbourne man $44m richer after winning same lottery twice

Melbourne man $44m richer after winning same lottery twice

I can't believe it", he told lottery officials when they finally managed to track him down. The supplementary numbers were 13 and 31. The jackpot swelled for the seventh week in a row after no one p...

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Veteran, 95, catches several buses to be at march against racism

It has brought people together, it doesn't matter what their race is or anything. At one point, the veteran was photographed being helped by a police officer named Constable Rob and actor Bruce Hopkin...

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North Korea's Actions 'Inconsistent' with Ending Nuclear Threat

North Korea's Actions 'Inconsistent' with Ending Nuclear Threat

After Donald Trump's first summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last June, the USA president claimed to have made progress towards persuading Pyongyang to give up its nuclear arms. Meanwhil...

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DeVos proposes to end USA government funding for Special Olympics

DeVos proposes to end USA government funding for Special Olympics

And at the end of her statement , she confirmed the basic fact that all the reports got right: Her department cut funds for Special Olympics in its budget. Durbin. "That is just disgusting and it's...

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DUP confirms it would not support PM's Brexit deal

DUP confirms it would not support PM's Brexit deal

She pinned the blame on Mrs May, because the premier agreed to the backstop with the European Union in December 2017. However veteran Eurosceptic Sir Bill Cash said there was a "Praetorian Guard" wi...

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Mexico’s President Responds To Trump’s Threat To Shut Down The Southern Border

Mexico’s President Responds To Trump’s Threat To Shut Down The Southern Border

Psst! President Trump's got a secret on how he deals with fake news outlets - but he's not sharing it yet. "They dropped to a level that no one could believe". In contrast, Trump said, CNN's coverage ...

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Parents say ghost caught on camera scratched their little girl

Parents say ghost caught on camera scratched their little girl

The parents took first note after they spotted deep scratches on the baby's face. This prompted Brough and her partner to check their baby camera . "It's an old farmhouse and according to her nie...

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USA government charges Facebook with housing discrimination

USA government charges Facebook with housing discrimination

The social media giant last week agreed to overhaul its paid advertising platform as part of a wide-ranging settlement with US civil rights groups, which had filed five separate lawsuits accusing the ...

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Brexit may end up being a waste of everyone's time

Brexit may end up being a waste of everyone's time

Although it can not clinch approval of May's deal in legal terms, Friday's vote now dares Conservative eurosceptics to vote against the government on the very day that Britain was due to leave the blo...

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Israeli air attack targeted Aleppo — Syrian military

Israeli air attack targeted Aleppo — Syrian military

Three Security Council resolutions call on Israel to withdraw from the Golan, which it seized from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War and annexed in 1981, in a move that was never recognized internatio...

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Bangladesh: Fire Breaks Out in Dhaka Office Building

Bangladesh: Fire Breaks Out in Dhaka Office Building

At least one person was seen falling from the building, as a large crowd watched the tragic scenes from the street below. Banani, the area where the fire broke out, is a busy commercial district w...

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European Union votes to scrap Daylight Savings

European Union votes to scrap Daylight Savings

The EU first started investigating ending the practice of daylight saving time past year when it announced a Europe-wide poll to understand what the public thought about the rules. The draft directive...

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Before and after shots show extent of Mozambique devastation

Before and after shots show extent of Mozambique devastation

The cyclone made landfall on the evening of 14/15 March near the city of Beira, Mozambique's fourth largest city with a population of over 500,000. The five cholera cases were confirmed in Munha...

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Anthony Albanese congratulates Prime Minister on One Nation decision

Anthony Albanese congratulates Prime Minister on One Nation decision

A lot of questions there". The tapings were part of a three-year undercover Al Jazeera investigation. She said the comments in the footage "had been taken out of context" and said today was "a d...

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Facebook Bans White Nationalism

Facebook Bans White Nationalism

Facebook says it has always prohibited hate based on race, ethnicity, or religion, but declared white nationalism and separatism had fallen out of that mould because "we were thinking about broader ...

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Books says Barbara Bush didn't see self as Republican after Trump

Books says Barbara Bush didn't see self as Republican after Trump

When asked in February of 2018 if she still considered herself a Republican, she replied , "I'd probably say no today". In a 2017 book, the 41st president called Trump "a blowhard", while his son, th...

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James Comey Reacts To Mueller Report, Says Trump Possibly Obstructed Justice

James Comey Reacts To Mueller Report, Says Trump Possibly Obstructed Justice

Not that the Democrats are forgetting Russian Federation and the 2016 presidential election. With less than a month of control of the committees, House Republicans subpoenaed Comey to testify behi...

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Maltese troops take control of hijacked tanker

Maltese troops take control of hijacked tanker

Adding that: "We ask that the 108 people on board be considered refugees to be welcomed and protected". The act of returning survivors to a place where they face a well-founded fear of persecutio...

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