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American grandmother begins her journey home after being freed by Ugandan kidnappers

American grandmother begins her journey home after being freed by Ugandan kidnappers

They were released unharmed yesterday in an exchange for ransom near Uganda's border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to local reports. An American couple, four Britons and two New Z...

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Nationalist EU parties plan to join forces after May elections

Nationalist EU parties plan to join forces after May elections

Meuthen told reporters the EU parliamentary bloc would be called the European Alliance for People and Nations. "We want to bring the people back to governing Europe", he said. It remains unclear if th...

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May warned of ouster if United Kingdom forced to fight Euro polls

May warned of ouster if United Kingdom forced to fight Euro polls

The country's original March 29 departure date was delayed last month to April 12 amid the paralysis in parliament. In her video message, Mrs May said that she could not see the House of Commons pas...

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Merkel: Germany stands with Ireland on Brexit

Merkel: Germany stands with Ireland on Brexit

Senior officials were also briefing that checks on animals and food produce, including milk, will have to take place. Mr Varadkar said Ireland was exploring the possibility of conducting regulatory ...

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Deutsche Bank bans staff from Dorchester hotels after Brunei implements homosexuality laws

Deutsche Bank bans staff from Dorchester hotels after Brunei implements homosexuality laws

It added it shared the "international revulsion" of the laws and that the decision to confer the honorary degree to Bolkiah in 1993 would be reconsidered through its "established process". In its new ...

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British Woman Arrested In Dubai Over "Horse" Comment On Ex-Husband's Wife

She posted two comments in Farsi, including one that said: "I hope you go under the ground you idiot". The mother-of-one discovered her ex-husband was remarrying when she saw photos of the new coupl...

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Theresa May issues 'stark' warning of no Brexit at all

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told reporters at a G7 meeting in France on Saturday that it was time for the Brexit crisis to end. The North East Somerset MP says that the Prime Minis...

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UK Conservatives slam Theresa May's cross-party Brexit talks

UK Conservatives slam Theresa May's cross-party Brexit talks

The Labour leader wants Mrs May to negotiate a permanent customs union with the EU, something she's previously ruled out on grounds it would stop Britain doing trade deals with countries outside the b...

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Mike Pence says Venezuelan President ‘must go’

Mike Pence says Venezuelan President ‘must go’

Separately, OFAC identified 34 vessels as blocked property of Petroleos de Venezuela , S.A. ( PdVSA ), which was designated on January 28, 2019, for operating in the oil sector of the Venezuelan econ...

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Pres. touts relationship with Israel at Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas

Pres. touts relationship with Israel at Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas

Trump also took credit for eliminating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Palestinians and for pulling the USA out of several U.N. organizations, the U.N. Trump has cited his moving of the ...

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Trump's security chief quits amid tensions over his border crackdown

Trump's security chief quits amid tensions over his border crackdown

CBS News reports that Nielsen's possible resignation is just one of several expected in a "a massive DHS overhaul" created to take the Department of Homeland Security in a "tougher direction", more i...

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Brexit: PM May holds out possibility of compromise with opposition Labour party

Brexit: PM May holds out possibility of compromise with opposition Labour party

She's requested an extension to the Brexit process until June 30, but says if MPs agree to a deal, the United Kingdom should be able to leave before European parliamentary elections are held on May ...

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Khalilzad 'Appreciates' Pakistan's Efforts For Afghan Peace

Khalilzad 'Appreciates' Pakistan's Efforts For Afghan Peace

Mr Khalilzad would fly back to Kabul on Saturday (today). A meeting between his team and a Taliban delegation was expected in Doha around the weekend, but apparently that has been delayed. The trip ...

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Narendra Modi biopic finally locks a date!

Narendra Modi biopic finally locks a date!

The BJP denies getting any special treatment from the ECI. That is the same day that the mega exercise that is the Indian elections begins. "The inclination of Kashmiris towards the BJP, towards Pr...

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Iran Evacuates Thousands; More Rains, Floods Likely

Iran Evacuates Thousands; More Rains, Floods Likely

Women and children are being moved to safer areas while men are asked to stay and assist with relief efforts. Gholamreza Shariati, the provincial governor, said rescue teams were taking residents ...

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Chicago Police: Six injured in shooting at family gathering Saturday

Chicago Police: Six injured in shooting at family gathering Saturday

A 23-year-old man was shot in the left foot. In addition to four adults, an 8-year-old boy was shot in the back and chest and a 10-year-old girl was shot in the shin. "They were going to get crushed",...

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Devin Nunes preparing 8 criminal referrals for William Barr

Devin Nunes preparing 8 criminal referrals for William Barr

Two of the referrals are related to conspiracy - the first, Nunes said, is related to "FISA abuse and other matters". Nunes also told Fox News that he had been working on the referrals for two yea...

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New Zealand Court Hands Down Charges To Alleged Christchurch Killer

New Zealand Court Hands Down Charges To Alleged Christchurch Killer

Mander suppressed the names of those Tarrant is accused of attempting to kill. Armed police were outside as survivors and relatives of victims of the attack arrived at court. The Pacific island nati...

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American tourist and driver abducted in Uganda rescued

Ugandan police had said Thursday that an armed gang kidnapped Endicott and her driver at gunpoint from the national park and had made frequent demands for a $500,000 ransom. Four other tourists were...

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DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns after Sunday meeting

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns after Sunday meeting

CBS News was the first to report that Nielsen would resign, and attributed the decision to adviser Stephen Miller and an "overhaul" of all things immigration on his part. Mr. Trump signaled changes c...

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Ocasio-Cortez slams critics for mocking her voice

Ocasio-Cortez slams critics for mocking her voice

Critics and social media users accused her of slipping into a freakish accent, with some even comparing her to none other than Hillary Clinton, who was also once accused of imitating a southern twang....

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Man confronts Russian ambassador about poison attack that killed girlfriend

Man confronts Russian ambassador about poison attack that killed girlfriend

A British man who survived exposure to a military grade nerve agent has questioned Russia's ambassador about the accidental poisoning that killed his girlfriend previous year. Shortly thereafter, th...

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India plotting attacks against Pakistan between April 16-20, says Qureshi

India plotting attacks against Pakistan between April 16-20, says Qureshi

FM Qureshi said that he had consulted with Prime Minister Imran Khan and decided to make public the development in order to expose the Indian designs. In the ensuing dogfight over Kashmir, Pakistani f...

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USA mulls hitting Iran with more sanctions

USA mulls hitting Iran with more sanctions

The others were China, Japan, South Korea, Turkey, Taiwan, Italy and Greece. The buyers of the USA light, the source said, are South Korea's largest refiner, SK Energy, and its smallest one, Hyund...

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Further Tory-Labour talks expected as May warns over threat to Brexit

Further Tory-Labour talks expected as May warns over threat to Brexit

It is the latest twist in a saga which leaves Britain, the world's fifth-biggest economy, struggling to find a way to honor a 2016 referendum vote to take the country out of the globe's largest tradin...

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Airbnb permanently ban Cork user after hidden camera discovered

Airbnb permanently ban Cork user after hidden camera discovered

The family eventually found the camera hidden in what looked like a smoke or carbon monoxide alarm. "It was such a shock". "It was just a really awful feeling", Nealie Barker tells CNN , adding to ...

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Osinbajo attends 25th national commemoration of Rwandan Genocide

Osinbajo attends 25th national commemoration of Rwandan Genocide

The ceremony marks the beginning of a week of events to honour the dead and the start of one hundred days of mourning. The Vice President is expected back to Nigeria on Sunday. The attackers have ne...

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Rhino poacher killed by elephant, then eaten by lions in South Africa

Rhino poacher killed by elephant, then eaten by lions in South Africa

Local police have arrested three of the man's accomplices and seized two.375 hunting rifles and ammunition. Officials set out to retrieve the man's body, only to find a small portion of his remains in...

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Urgent UN Security Council Meeting on Libya Called for Friday - UK Mission

Urgent UN Security Council Meeting on Libya Called for Friday - UK Mission

Across numerous towns in Libya's west there would be deep resistance to Haftar or any effort to impose military rule, partly because they would fear reprisals by Haftar forces and because they do no...

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Donate Life Month Raising Awareness About Organ Donation

Donate Life Month Raising Awareness About Organ Donation

Camp Pendleton Marines raised the Donate Life flag to commemorate the beginning of National Donate Life Month while honoring Marine Corporal Thomas Mertz, who saved four lives by donating his organs a...

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California Woman Kidnapped While on Safari in Uganda

California Woman Kidnapped While on Safari in Uganda

Endicott is 56 years old and lives in Costa Mesa, California. The State Department said in a Friday statement that the safety and security of USA citizens overseas is its highest priority. Lopez sai...

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Police arrest suspect in deadly Phoenix road rage shooting

Police arrest suspect in deadly Phoenix road rage shooting

The father, Dharquintium Brown , told TV station KTVK-TV that the shooting occurred after he got out of the vehicle to confront the man who was following his auto. They also said nothing will bring...

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Mom with gun ends abduction attempt in West Virginia, police say

Mom with gun ends abduction attempt in West Virginia, police say

A felony charge of attempted abduction against 54-year-old Mohamed Fathy Hussein Zayan, of Alexandria, Egypt , is expected to be dropped later on Tuesday, WSAZ reports . The woman at first told poli...

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Brexit: I had no choice but to approach Labour - May

Brexit: I had no choice but to approach Labour - May

In a letter, British Prime Minister Theresa May told EU Council president Donald Tusk that she wanted to ensure her country left the bloc in an "orderly way", as she fights to have the current exit ...

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Philippines: 1 hostage escapes, another drowns and 3rd shot

Philippines: 1 hostage escapes, another drowns and 3rd shot

The remaining captives include the Dutch bird watcher Elwold Horn, who was kidnapped by the militants in 2012, and two Filipinos. Mr Jari and two Indonesian fishermen - Mr Hari Ardiansya, 19, and Mr...

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