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Dhaka Building Fire Death Toll Rises to 25, Several Injured

Dhaka Building Fire Death Toll Rises to 25, Several Injured

Shoikot Rahman said he ran to safety after hearing colleagues raise the alarm, narrowly escaping the smoke and flames engulfing the building. A control room set up at the scene told the media in the...

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Amnesty slams Brunei's new 'vicious' Islamic criminal laws

Amnesty slams Brunei's new 'vicious' Islamic criminal laws

Under the brutal laws , adultery and same-sex relationships will be punished with stoning; meanwhile, thieves will be punished with amputation of hands or feet-including children. However, the United...

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The Times view on fallout from the Mueller report: Cleared of Collusion

The Times view on fallout from the Mueller report: Cleared of Collusion

The House has voted, 402-0, on a non-binding resolution asking for the full release of the Mueller report . As I noted, Leftists painted Mueller as some liberal savior who would oust President Trump,...

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On US stopover, Taiwan leader says Hong Kong an omen

On US stopover, Taiwan leader says Hong Kong an omen

The Taiwanese President said that the USA weapons would "greatly enhance our land and air capabilities, strengthen military morale and show to the world the United States commitment to Taiwan's defenc...

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Angry over Brexit delay, 'Leave' supporters march through London

Angry over Brexit delay, 'Leave' supporters march through London

The Prime Minister may now seek another, longer extension to Britain's exit from the European Union, but it isn't clear if May will be allowed to remain in power long enough to continue driving the pr...

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Donald Trump issues new permit for Keystone pipeline

Donald Trump issues new permit for Keystone pipeline

President Donald Trump on Friday issued a new presidential permit for the project - two years after he first approved it and more than a decade after it was first proposed. A federal judge in Montana...

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Georgia lawmakers pass heartbeat abortion ban, latest in U.S

Georgia lawmakers pass heartbeat abortion ban, latest in U.S

We stand up for the innocent and speak for those who can not speak for themselves. The day before the vote, U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., who was part of the historic wave of Democratic women electe...

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Brexit vote: What next after Theresa May's failure?

Brexit vote: What next after Theresa May's failure?

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald said the "political circus" at Westminster was increasing the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit. "They have done so in higher numbers than previously", the source said....

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Turkey reaffirms commitment to Russian S-400 defense system

Turkey reaffirms commitment to Russian S-400 defense system

Turkey's foreign minister said Friday that the purchase of Russia's S-400 air defense systems is a "done deal" and refuted claims over possible delivery of these systems to a third country in order to...

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Mueller report: US Congress awaits key findings from Attorney General Barr

Mueller report: US Congress awaits key findings from Attorney General Barr

President Donald Trump was laying low in West Palm Beach on Sunday, golfing with Republican friends and staying uncharacteristically quiet as he awaits the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller...

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Boeing says B737 Max software updated to 'provide additional layers of protection'

Boeing says B737 Max software updated to 'provide additional layers of protection'

The 737 Max was grounded in the U.S. on March 13 after 157 people died in a crash involving one of the planes in Ethiopia on March 10. American Airlines, which has 24 Boeing MAX 8 planes and an ad...

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Biden doesn't recall alleged kissing incident from 2014

Biden doesn't recall alleged kissing incident from 2014

Flores wrote that she was "grateful and flattered" when then-Vice President Biden announced that he was traveling to Nevada to support her bid for Lieutenant Governor. "I couldn't move and I couldn't ...

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Linda McMahon to step down from Small Business Administration

Linda McMahon to step down from Small Business Administration

She was expected to join the president and first lady Melania Trump at Mar-a-Lago this weekend. She was a top Trump donor before joining his administration. She has headed the SBA since 2017. "The...

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Video released of Alaska father, son illegally shooting bear and shrieking cubs

Video released of Alaska father, son illegally shooting bear and shrieking cubs

The hunting of cubs or a mother bear with cubs is illegal in parts of Alaska , as The Humane Society explained on a petition urging Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt not to reverse a...

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2 people dead at Grand Canyon after 2 incidents in single week

2 people dead at Grand Canyon after 2 incidents in single week

This was the second death at the Grand Canyon this week. Eagle Point is situated alongside the Skywalk, a horseshoe-shaped glass bridge sticking out from the canyon wall. Authorities are also trying...

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Grand Canyon tourist found dead in wooded area

Grand Canyon tourist found dead in wooded area

The man was part of a tour group visiting Grand Canyon West, a popular area that includes the horseshoe-shaped, glass Skywalk that juts out from the canyon wall and offers a look into the canyon some ...

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Kirstjen Nielsen wants authority to deport undocumented minors

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has asked Congress for the authority to deport undocumented unaccompanied minors - calling the situation at the USA southern border "dire", a report sai...

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New documents increase pressure on Trudeau in SNC-Lavalin affair

New documents increase pressure on Trudeau in SNC-Lavalin affair

Wilson-Raybould, who was demoted to veterans affairs minister in January and resigned the following month, first made the allegations in nearly four hours of testimony to the House of Commons justice ...

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What Next: Defeat of May’s deal means new Brexit precipice

What Next: Defeat of May’s deal means new Brexit precipice

However, she said that her government will push for an orderly Brexit after Parliament had rejected a no-deal Brexit and a fresh Brexit referendum. That's not as easy as it sounds. But let us no...

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Thousands Flock To Christchurch Park For Nationwide Day Of Remembrance

Thousands Flock To Christchurch Park For Nationwide Day Of Remembrance

Forty-one of the 50 dead from the attacks were killed at Al Noor. Prince William joined NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on a panel at the World Economic Forum meeting in January. "Ardern should...

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Anti-stall system was on before Ethiopian jet crash, says report

Anti-stall system was on before Ethiopian jet crash, says report

The reported findings come from a preliminary report that's required by the investigating authority to be produced within 30 days of an incident. Morningstar analyst Chris Higgins on Thursday redu...

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S. Korean leader to meet Trump in USA on nuke diplomacy

S. Korean leader to meet Trump in USA on nuke diplomacy

Moon and Trump are scheduled to meet April 11 in Washington , where the two "will discuss the latest developments regarding the Democratic People's Republic of Korea as well as bilateral matters", Wh...

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Employee sues boss for $1.2 million, calls farting 'a form of bullying'

Employee sues boss for $1.2 million, calls farting 'a form of bullying'

The 56-year-old is seeking 1.8 million Australian dollars ($1.3 million) damages from his former Melbourne employer, Construction Engineering. Mr Hingst "alleged that Mr Short would regularly br...

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White House warns Russia, others against sending troops to Venezuela

White House warns Russia, others against sending troops to Venezuela

Agency for International Development or the State Department, and perhaps based outside Venezuela . His comments come amid US attempts to press Maduro to give up power, arguing his re-election pa...

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Iran threatens Israel, US over Golan recognition

Iran threatens Israel, US over Golan recognition

Arab League chief Ahmed Aboul Gheit (L) and Tunisia's Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui (R) attend a preparatory meeting for foreign ministers in Tunis, March 29, 2019. Israel has conducted hundreds ...

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Will lawsuits find drug makers to blame for opioid crisis?

Will lawsuits find drug makers to blame for opioid crisis?

The attorney general also said the drug companies mobilized an army of sales representatives, or "detailers", to aggressively promote their messaging and to "target susceptible doctors, flood publicat...

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20 years for man for hoax call that led to fatal shooting

20 years for man for hoax call that led to fatal shooting

The sentence in Kansas federal court is a stark reminder of the serious consequences of the deadly prank called "swatting". Barriss ultimately pled guilty to making a false report resulting in a...

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Mystery of Garfield phones on French beach solved after three decades

Mystery of Garfield phones on French beach solved after three decades

Locals and environmentalists in Finistere had always suspected that the stray phones came from a lost underwater container. Then, a man who spotted the container way back in the 1980s came forward to ...

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United Kingdom prime minister ready to quit to fully deliver Brexit

United Kingdom prime minister ready to quit to fully deliver Brexit

The PM's deal includes a withdrawal agreement - setting out how much money the UK must pay to the EU as a settlement, details of the transition period, and the backstop arrangements - and a political ...

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Man probed for links to NZ terror suspect

Man probed for links to NZ terror suspect

National police commissioner Mike Bush said Christchurch police found several firearms in a search of a local property late Tuesday evening. "A knife was located in the vehicle". Wednesday's police ...

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Getting carried away: Wind lifts man metres off ground in Turkey

Getting carried away: Wind lifts man metres off ground in Turkey

As the umbrella takes off, Kocadalli is carried about 4m (13ft) into the air. "I think I rose three or four meters", the accidental Mary Poppins impersonator told reporters. CCTV video of the incide...

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House passes resolution opposing ban on transgender service members in military

House passes resolution opposing ban on transgender service members in military

Those who are already in the military or under contract to join before April 12 are covered under the Obama administration's policy, which allowed people who have transitioned to join the military and...

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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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