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Indians begin voting in second phase of mammoth general election

Indians begin voting in second phase of mammoth general election

Kashmiri Muslim separatist leaders who challenge India's sovereignty over the region have called for a boycott of the vote, calling it an illegitimate exercise under military occupation. "For us, it's...

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Child thrown from Mall of America balcony showing ‘real signs of recovery’

Child thrown from Mall of America balcony showing ‘real signs of recovery’

Please continue to pray for Landen and his family, every single prayer is important. Emmanuel Aranda said he was looking for someone to kill on the fateful day of Friday, April 12, after several w...

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Notre Dame's Three Rooftop Beehives (Containing Over 180,000 Bees) Survive Cathedral Fire

Notre Dame's Three Rooftop Beehives (Containing Over 180,000 Bees) Survive Cathedral Fire

Police have also closed off a large part of the island which the cathedral sits on, citing "important risks" of collapse and falling objects. (Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images) Firefighters and t...

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University of Buffalo freshman dies days after suspected fraternity hazing

University of Buffalo freshman dies days after suspected fraternity hazing

Tripathi said in a statement . Sigma Pi would not comment on the other two incidents, saying it was focused on the death of Serafin-Bazan. The Buffalo Police Department, New York State Police, ...

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Hurricane Michael classified as a Category 5 in post-storm analysis

Hurricane Michael classified as a Category 5 in post-storm analysis

That's the word from the National Hurricane Center , which on Friday released its detailed post-storm analysis on Hurricane Michael . The storm was directly responsible for 16 deaths and left parts...

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Mueller report: Subpoena issued for unredacted version

Mueller report: Subpoena issued for unredacted version

While Mueller found no criminal evidence that Trump or his campaign aides colluded in Russian election meddling and did not recommend obstruction charges against the president, the 448-page report r...

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A militia group is detaining migrants at the border, report says

A militia group is detaining migrants at the border, report says

In a letter to New Mexico's governor and attorney general calling for an investigation, the ACLU called the United Constitutional Patriots an " armed fascist militia organization ", adding, "The T...

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Speaker Pelosi: A glass of water could win election in AOC's district

Speaker Pelosi: A glass of water could win election in AOC's district

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said yesterday she had received coaching tips from her British Parliament counterpart John Bercow on how to say his trademark OOORRRDDEERR holler. ...

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Steny Hoyer Said Impeachment 'Is Not Worthwhile,' Left-Wingers Freaked

Steny Hoyer Said Impeachment 'Is Not Worthwhile,' Left-Wingers Freaked

Pelosi, thousands of miles away from Washington in Ireland, told reporters in Belfast she wouldn't criticize the president of the United States while she's in another country. Meanwhile, the progress...

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13 congregants die as KwaZulu-Natal church building collapses

Department spokesperson, Lennox Mabaso, said persistent rain in the area may have led to the collapse of the building. At least 29 people with injuries ranging from serious to minor were taken to h...

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House of horrors: Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

House of horrors: Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

In response to a question about who was on medication, she says, "oh I don't know what medication is". They nearly changed me, but I realized what was happening. Responding officers found a scene of ...

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Trump Vetoes Congressional Resolution To End US Role in Yemen War

Trump Vetoes Congressional Resolution To End US Role in Yemen War

Undeterred by a presidential veto, Democratic lawmakers are exploring new ways to end US military involvement in the Yemen conflict following a months-long battle between Capitol Hill and the White Ho...

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Ethiopia, Gambia most improved while Ghana falters in 2019 Press Freedom Index

Ethiopia, Gambia most improved while Ghana falters in 2019 Press Freedom Index

It continued, "Never before have United States journalists been subjected to so many death threats or turned so often to private security firms for protection". The Paris-based Reporters sans Fronti...

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Max pilot training should include flight simulator time, Marc Garneau says

Max pilot training should include flight simulator time, Marc Garneau says

Boeing said on Wednesday it was making "steady progress" on the path to certifying the software update and had made the final test flight before a certification flight. Battling its biggest crisis in ...

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Sanders Doubles Down On Comey Comments To Fox News

Sanders Doubles Down On Comey Comments To Fox News

Spinning is to be expected, since being a press secretary is all about selling the administration's position. She lies the way that Steph Curry shoots a basketball, unencumbered by second thoughts, as...

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Golfer attacked by bobcat in CT: authorities

Golfer attacked by bobcat in CT: authorities

The feral feline was tracked down and found hissing inside a drainage pipe not long after attacking the golfer. 'They thought it was dead, ' Dwyer told reporters. Attacks on humans are extremely rar...

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Couple saved from crocodile swamp by writing 'help' in mud

Couple saved from crocodile swamp by writing 'help' in mud

Shantelle Johnson, Colen Nulgit and their dog were on a fishing trip Monday when their auto got stuck in a bog. Their vehicle became bogged down in thick mud, leaving the couple and their dog stranded...

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Year Old Journalist Shot Dead During Violence In Derry

Year Old Journalist Shot Dead During Violence In Derry

Police in Northern Ireland have launched a terrorism investigation after a 29-year-old woman was shot dead during rioting in the city of Londonderry. Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton confirme...

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Extinction Rebellion members chain themselves to premier's Montreal office

Extinction Rebellion members chain themselves to premier's Montreal office

Environment activists from the global group Extinction Rebellion chained themselves to the doors of the building housing Quebec Premier François Legault's Montreal office early Wednesday to demand act...

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Justice Dept. to end 'catch and release' detention for migrants

Justice Dept. to end 'catch and release' detention for migrants

Barr's ruling comes as President Donald Trump continues to ramp up his attack on the USA asylum system and hand more power over immigration policy to his xenophobic senior adviser Stephen Mill...

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Dingo drags toddler away from campervan on Australia's Fraser Island

The family had been sleeping inside the vehicle when the parents woke to the sound of their 14-month-old son's cries, which were "becoming more distant", according to the Royal Automobile Club of Que...

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Joko Widodo likely victor of Indonesian elections but Prabowo won't go easy

Joko Widodo likely victor of Indonesian elections but Prabowo won't go easy

He also warned of arrests. Twelve survey institutions have released their well-publicized quick count results and all consistently show that Jokowi and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin are leading with ...

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Iran says its armed forces are not a regional threat

Iran says its armed forces are not a regional threat

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reviewed the parade, flanked by several Revolutionary Guard commanders, and offered praise for both the army and the guard forces. The United States officially de...

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Brothers of Sudan's ousted president 'detained'

Brothers of Sudan's ousted president 'detained'

Bashir has been indicted by the International Criminal Court in The Hague and faces an arrest warrant over allegations of genocide in Sudan's Darfur region during an insurgency that began in 2003 an...

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Libya violence escalates as shelling hits civilians in Tripoli suburb

Libya violence escalates as shelling hits civilians in Tripoli suburb

Eastern officials have already issued arrest warrants for Tripoli premier Fayez al-Serraj and other western officials as there is no sign of a political solution or even of a ceasefire. Mortars crashe...

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Woman, 29, is shot dead in ‘terrorist incident’ in Londonderry

Supt Alan Hutton of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said officers had responded to reports that a member of the public had been injured. "We are treating this as a terrorist incident a...

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Nigeria's chief justice banned from holding public office

Nigeria's chief justice banned from holding public office

The tribunal said Mr Onnoghen evidently acquired the funds fraudulently since he failed to show how the huge amount was acquired. The three-member panel, led by Danladi Umar , fixed Thursday for ju...

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Pelosi to visit 'seamless' Northern Ireland border

Pelosi to visit 'seamless' Northern Ireland border

Mrs Pelosi told the Dáil (Irish parliament) on Wednesday that the Good Friday Agreement is a "beacon to the world" . Speaking on Thursday, she added: "We believe that Brexit should be just an aberr...

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Iran’s army doesn’t threaten regional powers but stands firm against ‘invaders’ - Rouhani

Iran’s army doesn’t threaten regional powers but stands firm against ‘invaders’ - Rouhani

Rouhani spoke during the national observance , which was marked by parades lauding Iranian armed forces - including the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps , which was branded a "terrorist" organizati...

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Australia grandmother in emotional reunion with Daesh fighter's orphans

Australia grandmother in emotional reunion with Daesh fighter's orphans

Zaynab is now seven-and-a-half months' pregnant with her third child and has been diagnosed with dysentery and severe anaemia since arriving at al-Hawl three weeks ago, the ABC reports. The world le...

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Three climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff National Park

Three climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff National Park

The company says renowned American alpinist Jess Roskelley and Austrian climbers David Lama and Hansjörg Auer are missing. Three world-renowned climbers are missing and presumed dead after an...

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Student burned to death for reporting sexual harassment in Bangladesh

Student burned to death for reporting sexual harassment in Bangladesh

Nusrat, from a small town 160km south of Dhaka, reported on March 27 that she was called into her headmasters office and repeatedly touched in an inappropriate manner before she ran away, the BBC ...

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FAA panel finds Boeing 737 MAX software upgrade 'operationally suitable'

FAA panel finds Boeing 737 MAX software upgrade 'operationally suitable'

The report by a Federal Aviation Administration Flight Standardization Board is an important first step in reviewing the still-unfinished upgrade to the 737 Max family of aircraft. An FAA panel found ...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quits Facebook, says social media is a health risk

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quits Facebook, says social media is a health risk

Comer said that there was no "upside" to bringing AOC to Kentucky, and added that "Republicans are making a mistake picking on her". Today, millions are taking cues from her. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-...

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US police supervisor's credibility questioned in murder trial for Justine Damond Ruszczyk

US police supervisor's credibility questioned in murder trial for Justine Damond Ruszczyk

But Barnette said Tuesday that Harrity did not tell her about a slap on the squad vehicle, that it was something other officers had surmised in trying to figure out what startled Harrity and Noor. Bar...

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