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Fordham student Sydney Monfries dies from injuries after falling from campus tower

Fordham student Sydney Monfries dies from injuries after falling from campus tower

Emergency workers arrived on the scene at 3:17am and attempted to carry her out of the tower on a stretcher, however the building's narrow stairway made it impossible to manoeuvre her. A female studen...

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Family's plea for New Zealand nurse held by Isis

Family's plea for New Zealand nurse held by Isis

The New York Times has reported the Red Cross has reason to believe she is alive, because at least two people described seeing her in December at a clinic in Sousa, one of the final villages to be...

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Crowds flock to hear Pope launch Holy Week

Crowds flock to hear Pope launch Holy Week

Palm Sunday reenacts the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem before his passion and death on Good Friday. "This day is important, as you can see Christians waving palm branches the same ...

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What is the strongest message from the Finnish election result? | GME

What is the strongest message from the Finnish election result? | GME

A strong result for the Finns Party could bolster a nationalist bloc threatening to shake up European Union policy-making. If final results confirm the outcome, Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne ...

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Julian Assange tried to create 'CENTRE FOR SPYING' in Ecuador embassy - president

Julian Assange tried to create 'CENTRE FOR SPYING' in Ecuador embassy - president

President Moreno - who came to power in 2017 - said of the decision to end Assange's seven-year stay in the embassy: "Any attempt to destabilise is a reprehensible act for Ecuador, because we are a so...

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Ilhan Omar says death threats have increased since Trump tweet

Appearing on CNN Saturday, Trump campaign board member Steve Rogers attempted to put distance between what the president says or tweets and any violence that may subsequently occur. Ilhan Omar by...

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Haftar’s forces hit military camp of militia allied to UN-backed government

Haftar’s forces hit military camp of militia allied to UN-backed government

Fierce fighting has broken out around a disused former airport about 11 km (7 miles) from the center. The air force of the eastern-based Libyan army on Friday attacked military camps of the UN-backe...

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At least two killed in Nepal airplane crash near Mt. Everest

At least two killed in Nepal airplane crash near Mt. Everest

But the airport has been dubbed one of the world's most unsafe because of the short runway and hard approach. Lukla is the starting point for those looking to trek to Mount Everest base camp. The Lu...

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American Airlines extends Boeing 737 Max cancellations through August

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 Max cancellations through August

American operates an average of 85 flights per day on the Max 8 out of 6,700 departures throughout its system. Boeing is working on proposed software updates that would prevent the repeated triggeri...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Dan Crenshaw over Ilhan Omar 9/11 criticism

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Dan Crenshaw over Ilhan Omar 9/11 criticism

It is not only that but as the present Democratic Party leader until an official candidate is chosen for the party, she is prodding her party members to sift through the presidential hopefuls, includi...

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Egypt's Sissi meets Libyan strongman Haftar in Cairo

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed on Sunday with Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter, commander of the Libyan Armed Forces, the latest developments in Libya and Egypt's keenness to see unity, ...

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There’s a BJP wave, says PM Modi

There’s a BJP wave, says PM Modi

In this context, Prime Minister Modi further took potshots at the Congress for the absence of its CM in Punjab to pay respects at the official Jallianwala Bagh memorial yesterday in which the Vice-P...

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New details in child thrown from Mall of America balcony

New details in child thrown from Mall of America balcony

He said she was screaming, "Everybody pray, everybody pray". It has been reported that Landen Hoffmann from Woodbury, Minnesota, was tossed to the marble ground beneath the balcony on Friday (12 Apr...

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Giuliani thinks Barr will release 'vast majority' of Mueller report

Giuliani thinks Barr will release 'vast majority' of Mueller report

U.S. President Donald Trump questioned Saturday whether Congressional Democrats should have access to a redacted version of the Mueller report that cleared him of conspiring to collude with Russian ...

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Hacker group leaks hundreds of law officer records

Hacker group leaks hundreds of law officer records

That is the common procedure for hacks like this: a group of hackers will usually cast a wide net in search of vulnerable websites, break into the ones they find, gather as much information as they ca...

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Philippines: US DNA tests confirm death of IS-linked leader

Colonel Romeo Brawner, commander of the Army's 103rd Brigade said: "Positive ang DNA result". Abu Dar was among the Maute leaders recorded on video in a planning session that authorities believe was...

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U.S. Lobbyist Sentenced To 3 Years' Probation In Ukraine-Linked Case

U.S. Lobbyist Sentenced To 3 Years' Probation In Ukraine-Linked Case

The sentencing comes as federal prosecutors in NY continue to investigate foreign donations to the Presidential Inaugural Committee and as the Justice Department has been cracking down on foreign lobb...

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Large exotic bird kills an Alachua County man

Large exotic bird kills an Alachua County man

Upon being called to the scene on Friday, rescues rushed Hajos to the hospital but he could not be saved and succumbed to his injuries shortly after. For the time being it has been secluded on a pri...

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From Texas to Georgia, South braces for storms and potential tornadoes

From Texas to Georgia, South braces for storms and potential tornadoes

There were reports of multiple injuries in the Robertson County town of Franklin, the NWS said, and KWTX reported widespread damage there. "It looks like a storm came up through Louisiana and into...

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Four Sri Lankan terror suspects arrested at Luton airport

According to a statement from the Metropolitan Police, British authorities "were made aware of the men" who had arrived in the United Kingdom on an global flight on the evening of Wednesday, 10 Apri...

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Passenger jumps out of jet to tarmac at Phoenix airport

Passenger jumps out of jet to tarmac at Phoenix airport

She said he was swearing and acting aggressively toward other passengers. The man was brought to the front of the plane to be escorted off after it landed at terminal 4, but he was able to open an e...

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Parts of MI hit with wintry weather amid Midwest storm

Parts of MI hit with wintry weather amid Midwest storm

State troopers in Minnesota responded to 31 jackknifed tractor trailers, 286 spinouts and 150 crashes by Thursday afternoon, most occurring along Interstate 94, according to Sergeant Jesse Grabow...

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Man tries to set himself on fire outside White House

Man tries to set himself on fire outside White House

A person can get in trouble for doing that. Citing unnamed law enforcement sources, NBC News reported that the man had mental health issues . An official said the fire was extinguished and the man ...

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White House: Congress not smart enough to assess Trump taxes

White House: Congress not smart enough to assess Trump taxes

This is one of them. Whether or not it moves forward, that is yet to be determined. "They do these watered down push backs that frankly they feel like give them enough cover, but aren't really getting...

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SNP - Corbyn must commit to another vote on Brexit

SNP - Corbyn must commit to another vote on Brexit

With the Electoral Commission having said any new referendum would probably take six months to organise, Hammond pointed out that there was not much time before the new Brexit date of 31 October tha...

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At least six dead as Taliban insurgents launch attacks across Afghanistan

At least six dead as Taliban insurgents launch attacks across Afghanistan

Zalmay Khalilzad, the USA diplomat who has held several rounds of talks with the Taliban in hopes of reaching a peace deal, called the once-routine annual announcement "reckless" and "irresponsible". ...

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Trump Administration's Transgender Military Ban Goes into Effect

Trump Administration's Transgender Military Ban Goes into Effect

But starting Friday, those who are newly diagnosed with gender dysphoria may be discharged if they are "unable or unwilling to serve in (their) biological sex", the Pentagon says. Trump, "a president ...

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Multiple wounded in mass shooting in Australias Melbourne suburb

Multiple wounded in mass shooting in Australias Melbourne suburb

Clothes on the ground outside the club. Three of the men were aged between 29 and 50, with the age of the fourth yet to be determined, police said. "I think they should be stricter on the gun laws...

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Boy thrown from Mall of America balcony fell nearly 40 feet

Boy thrown from Mall of America balcony fell nearly 40 feet

Potts said police managed to apprehend the suspect inside the mall. The child's mother asked everyone to pray, witnesses said, and security guards, patrons and police began performing CPR. Hanneman ...

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Child pushed from third floor of Mall of America, suspect in custody

Child pushed from third floor of Mall of America, suspect in custody

A number of Aranda's petty misdemeanors are traffic or parking-related, but some of the charges are for more serious crimes, including his being convicted of a gross misdemeanor in 2015 for disturbing...

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Twister hits Texas community; about a dozen hurt

Twister hits Texas community; about a dozen hurt

No injuries were reported. Franklin United Methodist Church is now serving as a triage center. The Robertson County Sheriff's Office said that the tornado was spotted near FM 485, 1644, and FM 46....

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'World's Biggest' Plane Flies for the First Time

'World's Biggest' Plane Flies for the First Time

Stratolaunch, a 500,000-pound plane with a 385-foot wingspan that is built to send rockets into orbit around the Earth, lifted off shortly after 10AM ET from Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, Ca...

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USA serviceman, Japanese woman found dead at apartment in Okinawa

USA serviceman, Japanese woman found dead at apartment in Okinawa

Forces Japan said the Naval Criminal Investigative Service was working with local police to look into the deaths of a U.S. Navy sailor assigned to a Marine unit and an Okinawa resident. were not ann...

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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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