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Air Canada extends grounding of 737 MAX until August

Air Canada extends grounding of 737 MAX until August

Norwegian was hit particularly hard as it had 18 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in its fleet. The largest airline in the United States by passengers carried said it now expected its 2019 adjusted pro...

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Minor explosion reported in Sri Lanka's capital

Minor explosion reported in Sri Lanka's capital

The death toll of Indian nationals in Sri Lanka's blasts has risen to eight, Indian Foreign Minster Sushma Swaraj said Monday. Sri Lanka's president has given the military sweeping war-time po...

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Rosenstein defends himself, DOJ on Russian Federation investigation, Mueller report

Rosenstein defends himself, DOJ on Russian Federation investigation, Mueller report

Rosenstein also backed Attorney General William Barr's decision to clear Trump on obstruction; Mueller refused to do so. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Thursday defended special counsel Ro...

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'I spy with my little eye': Central Intelligence Agency launches Instagram account

'I spy with my little eye': Central Intelligence Agency launches Instagram account

The agency now has a presence on every major social media platform. Next to a wall is a photo with the words: "I want to travel the world". "It looks like a boiler room", one user joked, referring t...

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Trump says sees possibility of U.S.-Japan trade deal by May

Trump says sees possibility of U.S.-Japan trade deal by May

After the meeting with Trump, Abe said that the topic of North Korea's nuclear arsenal was high on the meeting's agenda. The meeting follows Thursday's summit between North Korean leader Kim Jon...

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President issues gazette declaring State of Emergency in Sri Lanka

President issues gazette declaring State of Emergency in Sri Lanka

Fresh security measures, including a ban on the use of drones, were introduced as police and security forces continued in their efforts to crack down on the network of people involved in the bombings....

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FBI & IRS Agents Searching Mayor Pugh’s Home And City Hall Office

FBI & IRS Agents Searching Mayor Pugh’s Home And City Hall Office

Cummings said that "no one questions Mayor Pugh's passion for Baltimore City and its citizens". She also made $300,000 in bulk sales to other customers including two health companies that did bus...

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These are the MI political districts federal judges say were gerrymandered

These are the MI political districts federal judges say were gerrymandered

The League of Women Voters and some Democrats had challenged the state's 162 legislative and congressional districts, but the final suit only targeted 34 of those districts. The group said that Republ...

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IL 5-Year-Old Boy Missing from Crystal Lake Found Dead

IL 5-Year-Old Boy Missing from Crystal Lake Found Dead

Cunningham and Freund each were represented by a public defender and are scheduled to appear in McHenry County court Monday for separate bond hearings. The boy's parents are charged with five counts...

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Sri Lanka raids net bomb-making equipment, ISIS flags

Security forces personnel launched a search operation in the Sainthamaruthu area around two hours back, as the police and the army carry out searches targeting suspects from last weekend's deadly bomb...

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Anna Sorokin Found Guilty of Grand Larceny

Anna Sorokin Found Guilty of Grand Larceny

In reality, Sorokin had hardly any money - her father is reportedly a former truck driver from Russian Federation who runs a heating and cooling business in Germany, and had supported her for years. S...

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Cyprus Army officer admits to murdering seven people

Cyprus Army officer admits to murdering seven people

In a statement Friday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said a break in the investigation happened after a Cypriot national - who is also a member of the National Guard - confessed to the killi...

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People are becoming angrier and more stressed, Gallup report says

People are becoming angrier and more stressed, Gallup report says

The study is USA analytics company Gallup's annual Global State of Emotions report and it revealed that the world has become more miserable for the second year in a row. 56 percent of Americans in t...

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Trump Pulls US Out Of UN Arms Treaty

Trump Pulls US Out Of UN Arms Treaty

As Trump was walking onstage to address the crowd at the National Rifle Association's annual Leadership Forum in Indianapolis, an object sailed through the air and landed to his left. "And I didn'...

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Isis suspect arrested in Turkey over alleged Gallipoli plot

Isis suspect arrested in Turkey over alleged Gallipoli plot

The Gallipoli Peninsula is the site of the First World War battle in which the Anzacs were defeated after invading Ottoman Turkey at the behest of the British on April 25, 1915. The Duchess of Cam...

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China's Belt and Road is 'green and clean,' says Xi

China's Belt and Road is 'green and clean,' says Xi

The Belt and Road (B&R) Initiative, proposed by China in 2013, aims to build a trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along the ancient Silk Road trade routes to see...

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Storm Hannah: Atlantic low pressure with gales, where and when

Storm Hannah: Atlantic low pressure with gales, where and when

According to Met Éireann , it will be "very windy on Friday night and for a time on Saturday morning" with mean wind speeds of 50-65kmh and gusts of 90 to 110kmh. "Things are also going to be fee...

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Police seize parrot used as lookout for Brazilian drug dealers

Police seize parrot used as lookout for Brazilian drug dealers

Daily Mail went with "'Mom, the cops are here!' Narco parrot is set to do time-at a zoo in Brazil-after it alerted its owners to police before drugs bust". An environmentalist named Jaqueline Lusto...

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Driver of out-of-control truck arrested for fiery crash

Driver of out-of-control truck arrested for fiery crash

After one of the vehicles involved in the crash burst into flames, the fire began to spread. "Once we could get in and really start doing a auto count, that's why that number really went up". There ...

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Russian sentenced to 18 months for being agent for Kremlin

Russian sentenced to 18 months for being agent for Kremlin

District Judge Tanya Chutkan said at the sentencing hearing. Russian spy Maria Butina has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Russian national Maria Butina was sentenced to 18 months b...

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Jeremy Corbyn turns down invitation to State Banquet during President Trump's visit

Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable and House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, who had previously opposed Trump addressing Parliament, have also refused the invitation, according to The Times of Londo...

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KCNA: Kim Says Peace on Peninsula Depends on US Attitude

KCNA: Kim Says Peace on Peninsula Depends on US Attitude

At their meeting, Mr Kim told Mr Putin peace and security on the Korean peninsula depended on the U.S., warning a state of hostility could easily return, North Korean media said. His son has since...

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PSNI releases footage of suspects in Lyra McKee killing

PSNI releases footage of suspects in Lyra McKee killing

The killing , which followed a large vehicle bomb in Londonderry in January that police also blamed on the New IRA, has raised fears that small marginalized militant groups are exploiting a political...

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India's Modi files nomination papers as he seeks a second term

India's Modi files nomination papers as he seeks a second term

Later he went to the collectorate's office to file the nomination. The prime minister said he had worked honestly for good governance and the people had made up their minds that they want another Mo...

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Huawei row: Ministers call for investigation into leaking

Huawei row: Ministers call for investigation into leaking

Apparently, it has been confirmed from recent reports that Theresa May, U.K. Prime Minister, has made a decision to allow the 5G equipment manufacturer of China into the country's network. It said...

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United Nations rights chief condemns 'shocking' Saudi mass executions

United Nations rights chief condemns 'shocking' Saudi mass executions

Spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said the fact that the majority of those executed were Shiites had "the potential to fuel sectarian tensions". "This is the largest mass executions of Shias in the histor...

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Top US officials heading to Beijing for trade talks: White House

Top US officials heading to Beijing for trade talks: White House

On Tuesday, Director of the White House National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow, confirmed that both sides have made significant progress, but that there are still some structural issues on technology...

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Washington charges former GE employee for stealing information

Washington charges former GE employee for stealing information

The charges are the latest in a handful of cases brought by the Justice Department since a year ago as part of a broader crackdown by the Trump administration, which has vowed to fight Chinese theft o...

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Saudi Arabia executes 37 for terrorism

Saudi Arabia executes 37 for terrorism

Lynn Maalouf, Amnesty's Middle East Research Director, said that the men were convicted after " sham trials " and were forced to confess to the crimes under torture. State-run media, such as the Saudi...

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Large emperor penguin colony vanishing after thousands wiped out

Large emperor penguin colony vanishing after thousands wiped out

Halley Bay is the second biggest breeding grounds for emperor penguins. Dr Phil Trathan, BAS penguin expert and co-author of the study said that while it is impossible to directly relate the failu...

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Kim says Korean Peninsula peace entirely depends on Washington's future attitude

Kim says Korean Peninsula peace entirely depends on Washington's future attitude

Trump said North Korea's demand that the U.S. lift economic sanctions in their entirety forced his team to walk away from reaching an agreement. The agency said Putin credited Kim's diplomatic ini...

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Ann Widdecombe Says She’s Now Been EXPELLED From The Conservative Party

Ann Widdecombe Says She’s Now Been EXPELLED From The Conservative Party

But, she's now been kicked out of the party after joining Nigel Farage's new outfit to fight next month's European Union elections. Earlier in the year May pledged to stand down as Prime Minister ...

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Parrot caged after Brazilian police hear it tipping off drug suspects

Parrot caged after Brazilian police hear it tipping off drug suspects

According to reports in the Brazilian press via TheGuardian, the parrot had been trained to alert criminasl to the presence of police by shouting, "Mum, the police". By some accounts, it hasn't tal...

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Acting Pentagon boss cleared of ethics wrongs by internal inquiry

Acting Pentagon boss cleared of ethics wrongs by internal inquiry

The report said it found that while Shanahan did refer to his time at Boeing, witnesses saw it as Shanahan trying to improve management of Pentagon programs. But the report said his comments about the...

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Bird that killed Florida man to be sold at auction

Bird that killed Florida man to be sold at auction

Hajos was raising the flightless bird, which has a blue face and a ridge atop its head, and other exotic animals on his property in Alachua county in the north central part of Florida . According t...

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