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Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister announced as Brexit party candidate

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister announced as Brexit party candidate

Farage, a current Member of the European Parliament and former leader of the UK Independence Party ( UKIP ), was one of the leading lights of the campaign for the UK to leave the European Union befo...

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Syria's air defenses intercept missiles near city of Hama

Syria's air defenses intercept missiles near city of Hama

Several Iranian fighters were killed and 17 Syrian troops and members of allied forces were injured, the Observatory said. It said the strikes targeted the military facility as well as a missile dev...

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Pope Francis Causes A Stir For Kissing Salva Kiir’s Feet

Pope Francis Causes A Stir For Kissing Salva Kiir’s Feet

South Sudan plunged into civil war two years later after Kiir, a Dinka, fired Machar, from the Nuer ethnic group, from the vice presidency. President Salva Kiir and his rival, the former rebel le...

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FG to look into gradual removal of fuel subsidy, says Finance Minister

FG to look into gradual removal of fuel subsidy, says Finance Minister

She disclosed that a whopping $5.2trillion has so far been spent by oil producing nations across the world on fuel subsidy in the last four years. Ahmed said this on Thursday on the sideline of th...

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Kim Says He's Open to 3rd Summit with Trump

Kim Says He's Open to 3rd Summit with Trump

Mr Trump claimed North Koreans officials wanted all economic sanctions lifted in their entirety in exchange for disabling a major nuclear site, provoking him to walk away. He's been traveling around...

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British envoy regrets 1919 colonial massacre of Indians

British envoy regrets 1919 colonial massacre of Indians

There is no question that we will always remember this. British High Commissioner Dominic Asquith on Saturday expressed deep regret and sorrow over the Jallianwala Bagh massacre , but remained no...

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Why Meghan Markle's Baby Plans Are Not a Reflection on Kate's

Why Meghan Markle's Baby Plans Are Not a Reflection on Kate's

Since the royal wedding last May, Meghan has been dogged by gossip about a feud with her sister-in-law, Kate, not to mention the media antics of her estranged father and half-sister. The Sussexes' com...

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OH couple baked laxative cookies for striking workers

OH couple baked laxative cookies for striking workers

The couple who live in Uhrichsville, about 94 miles south of Cleveland, was originally arrested over a tip about one of Cosen's Facebook videos that suggested he meant to shoot the strikers, News 5 ...

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Ex-counsellor admits taking college admission tests for wealthy US children

Ex-counsellor admits taking college admission tests for wealthy US children

Riddell was charged with almost 50 other people, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin and other wealthy parents who allegedly paid bribes to get their children into elite USA colle...

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Toddler survives 60-foot fall from apartment window, lands on auto

Toddler survives 60-foot fall from apartment window, lands on auto

Were it not for the auto, the outcome would have been much worse, police said. "That's when I found out the kid had fallen on my auto". Edward Lu told KOMO-TV that the only reason the vehicle was ther...

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Homeless 'good Samaritan' gets probation in gas money scam

As part of his plea deal, the 36-year-old was immediately transferred from the courtroom in Mount Holly, New Jersey, to an inpatient drug treatment facility following his sentencing. Her sentencing is...

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United Kingdom parliament likely to consider new Brexit referendum - Hammond

United Kingdom parliament likely to consider new Brexit referendum - Hammond

Despite trading barbs, both May and Corbyn said they wanted to continue talks. "What's indispensable is that nothing should compromise the European project in the months to come", he said. May ag...

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Shots fired by police after incident near Ukraine Embassy in London

Shots fired by police after incident near Ukraine Embassy in London

The embassy, located in Holland Park in west London , said the official vehicle of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the UK, Natalia Galibarenko, was attacked on Saturday morning at around 10am. So far,...

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Army of lawyers prepares for Assange extradition battle

Army of lawyers prepares for Assange extradition battle

The 47-year-old's Swedish lawyer, Per E Samuelson, told local media it would be "highly unlikely" Assange would face a Swedish courtroom, and that the US's extradition request would trump Sweden's ...

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Trump says he considered his daughter Ivanka to lead the World Bank

He also revisited a notion he's floated in the past: that she would've been "incredible" as the ambassador to the United Nations. "But she would've been incredible". "I was trying to dig up where the ...

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Strong 6.8 quake hits off eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning: USGS

Strong 6.8 quake hits off eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning: USGS

A 7.5-magnitude quake hit the other side of Sulawesi a year ago, triggering a tsunami which hit the city of Palu and killed more than 4,300 people. The tsunami warning has been issued and some resid...

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Ola Bini, Swedish software developer with ties to Assange, arrested in Ecuador

Ola Bini, Swedish software developer with ties to Assange, arrested in Ecuador

Assange first sought asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in 2012, when he skipped bail after an extradition order to Sweden, where someone had accused him of sexual assault. He said Assange has a small ...

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India elections underway as 10 percent of world population goes to polls

India elections underway as 10 percent of world population goes to polls

The BJP alone won a landslide 282 seats five years ago, securing a clear single-party majority for the first time in decades and raising hopes of economic reform after a period of sluggish growth. B...

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Malaysia revives massive Chinese rail project

Malaysia revives massive Chinese rail project

He was defeated at the polls by 93-year-old veteran politician Mahathir Mohamad, who was earlier premier for 22 years. The project is seen as a key part of Beijing's Belt and Road global infrastruct...

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Pete Buttigieg to Mike Pence: 'Your Quarrel Is With My Creator'

Pete Buttigieg to Mike Pence: 'Your Quarrel Is With My Creator'

When I was government of IN we fully implemented that decision IN the law. But Pence concluded with additional comments indicating his opposition to LGBT rights hasn't changed. "To set the record ...

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Hillary Clinton: Assange must 'answer for what he has done'

Hillary Clinton: Assange must 'answer for what he has done'

Channel Teleamazonas identified him as Ola Bini, a software developer focused on privacy, security and cryptography, but did not name its source. Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno speaks during the i...

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United States suspends talks with Sudan after military ousts Bashir

United States suspends talks with Sudan after military ousts Bashir

According to BBC, the Sudan Professional Association-an entity behind the organised protests-has urged Sudan nationals to congregate at army headquarters for Friday prayers. Bashir's ouster comes only...

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Trump's order would make it harder for states to block pipelines

Trump's order would make it harder for states to block pipelines

The goal here is to keep some states, like NY and Washington, from using CWA permitting to kill major energy projects. CNBC reports the signing was scheduled for a trip to Texas yesterday, and...

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14 killed in bomb blast in Pakistan

14 killed in bomb blast in Pakistan

Whether it was timed or remote-controlled, our experts will tell. Out of 16 dead, eight belonged to Hazara community, he said. "Right now they are investigating". In 2013, three bombings killed more...

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Burglar Turns Out to Be 'Very Thorough' Vacuum

Burglar Turns Out to Be 'Very Thorough' Vacuum

After ten minutes with no response, deputies burst in to the bathroom with their guns drawn and found a Roomba vacuum cleaner and a very clean floor. - Police in OR responded to a call from a wo...

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It's on: Australian election confirmed for May 18

It's on: Australian election confirmed for May 18

Mr Morrison returned to Canberra from Victoria yesterday evening, and was widely tipped to meet with Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove today, the ABC reported. Mr Morrison said the election would ...

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Constitutional Court orders revision of abortion ban by end of 2020

Constitutional Court orders revision of abortion ban by end of 2020

The current law will be maintained until then. "The law criminalising a woman who undergoes abortion of her own will goes beyond the minimum needed to achieve the legislative goal and limits the rig...

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Top Senate Democrat Says Trump's Fed Picks Unqualified

Top Senate Democrat Says Trump's Fed Picks Unqualified

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday lambasted President Donald Trump's latest Federal Reserve picks, saying Herman Cain and Stephen Moore are "ill-suited", "unqualified", and the "worst" appointm...

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New York woman crashes car after spotting spider in driver’s area

New York woman crashes car after spotting spider in driver’s area

Police said they were posting about the crash to "bring up a contributing factor [of collisions] that is not covered too often". Cairo police posted photos of both the wreck, and the large number...

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Leader of Movement to Boycott Israel Is Denied US Entry

Leader of Movement to Boycott Israel Is Denied US Entry

Barghouti, who lives in Israel with a permanent residency status, was informed of the development on Wednesday by airline staff at Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport. A State Department officia...

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President Trump Tweets Misrepresented Approval Numbers from Fox

President Trump Tweets Misrepresented Approval Numbers from Fox

An on-air correction was also offered on Fox News Channel. But the graphic wasn't entirely wrong - the poll did find that Trump had a 58% approval rating on the economy. While 18 percent more women ...

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Al Sisi White House Visit: Egypt-US Relations

Al Sisi White House Visit: Egypt-US Relations "Never Been Better"

The US president made the comments during his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's recent visit to the White House , where the two focused on bilateral security and trade. Trump and Sisi also ...

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Trump's sister retires to avoid fraud investigation

Trump's sister retires to avoid fraud investigation

A judicial panel began the review in response to four citizen complaints filed in October after The New York Times published a story alleging the president and his siblings evaded inheritance taxes....

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OH governor signs ban on abortion after first heartbeat

OH governor signs ban on abortion after first heartbeat

Republican Gov. Mike DeWine followed through Thursday on his pledge to sign the heartbeat bill. DeWine's signature makes OH the fifth state to ban abortions after the first detectable fetal heartb...

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1 dead, 15 injured in North Carolina gas explosion

1 dead, 15 injured in North Carolina gas explosion

Zoldos said one firefighter was seriously injured and in surgery but expected to recover. Iannuzzi said people in areas near the explosion have all been accounted for, but there are "still significa...

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