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3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu

3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu

Another female passenger and the male pilot also died in the crash. The family of Australian woman Jan Burgess, who died in a helicopter crash at Hawaii, has paid tribute to the "beloved" great-gran...

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Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off

Monday's talks marked the third round between the two sides, with little evidence of progress. That will not end with a completely sovereign civilian council, he says, it needs a military council to...

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Nancy Pelosi accuses AG William Barr of lying to Congress

Nancy Pelosi accuses AG William Barr of lying to Congress

If the House approves a contempt motion, it would open Barr to congressional punishments including fines. Democrats have said they may issue a subpoena to try to force Barr to testify before their c...

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Jeremy Corbyn beats Tom Watson in battle over second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn beats Tom Watson in battle over second Brexit referendum

In truth, it puts the ball back into the Tories' court when it comes to those cross-party Brexit talks. "The UK has a longer extension available, but she wants to ensure we do it "well before that e...

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No quick verdict in Minneapolis cop's trial

No quick verdict in Minneapolis cop's trial

A jury of 10 men and two women got the case Monday afternoon after three weeks of testimony. Testifying in his defense, Noor said he made a "split-second decision" based on threats he perceived fr...

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Gujarat court summons Rahul Gandhi over his Modi surname remark

Gujarat court summons Rahul Gandhi over his Modi surname remark

Mr Gandhi had launched an attack on Mr Shah last month, citing an old murder case in which he was discharged five years ago. The plea filed in the apex court has said that the petitioners were "diss...

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Uganda orders suspension of 39 journos for reporting on Bobi Wine arrest

Uganda orders suspension of 39 journos for reporting on Bobi Wine arrest

Dr. Miria Matembe, MPs Gaffa Mbwatekamwa and Patrick Nsamba Oshabe stood surety for the legislator. His sureties also executed a Shs 10m non-cash bond each. Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulany...

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It's Belt and Road Season

It's Belt and Road Season

China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is one of those vast programmes that should be positive for global commodities, but finding any concrete proof of increased demand is proving far mor...

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USA measures against Cuba are unlawful

USA measures against Cuba are unlawful

Javier Garcia-Bengochea and Havana Docks Corp. each filed suit in a federal court in Miami on the first day that Title III fully entered into force. It is thought that the activation of the Title II...

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Turk latest fatality from New Zealand mosque attack

Turk latest fatality from New Zealand mosque attack

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses a press conference in Wellington following the attacks. Police said the latest fatality was a man shot at the central city Al Noor mosque , w...

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern engaged to partner Clarke Gayford

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern engaged to partner Clarke Gayford

Ms Ardern and Mr Gayford, a television host, became engaged over the Easter break, a spokesperson for her office confirmed. It is not yet known whether Ms Ardern or Mr Gayford popped the question. W...

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Vietnamese suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder is released

Vietnamese suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder is released

Journalists waiting outside the jail saw a van and a vehicle with tinted windows race past, and a court official at the scene also confirmed Huong had been released. "She is looking forward to return ...

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Ashton Kutcher To Testify Against Man Accused of Murdering Ex

Ashton Kutcher To Testify Against Man Accused of Murdering Ex

Gargiulo's attorney, Daniel Nardoni, reminded jurors during his opening statement that his client is presumed innocent and said other men had better access or motive in the killings . Ashton Kutche...

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Man plummets off 300-foot cliff into caldera of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

Man plummets off 300-foot cliff into caldera of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

At around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night, a visitor reported a man had accidentally fallen into the crater. According to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, park officials believed that the unidentified man in...

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No jail time for rape of 14-year-old girl sparks outrage

No jail time for rape of 14-year-old girl sparks outrage

Piche, a former bus driver for Watertown City School District, faces a decade of probation along with having to register as a Level 1 sex offender. He will receive no prison time. "Certainly I under...

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Trump announces 'conscience objection' rule for medical care is finalized

Trump announces 'conscience objection' rule for medical care is finalized

HHS said past year the office received more than 1,300 complaints alleging discrimination in a health care setting on account of religious beliefs or conscience issues. WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 01: Pres...

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Democrats: Trump Agrees to $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Democrats: Trump Agrees to $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Schumer says that they told Trump that the group needs his thoughts on financing. Pelosi's team of transportation authorizers in the chamber and top Senate Democrats plan to meet with Trump in about...

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Maduro calls on Venezuela military to fight 'any coup'

Maduro calls on Venezuela military to fight 'any coup'

However on Thursday it appeared that the plot had fallen short, with Mr Padrino appearing alongside Mr Maduro in a high profile show of support and criticising those behind the attempted military upri...

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United Kingdom defense minister Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak

United Kingdom defense minister Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak

Williamson was apparently the source for a Daily Telegraph front-page story stating that the National Security Council, made up of senior Cabinet ministers, had chose to allow Huawei to supply equip...

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Fans slam Harry and Meghan's informal birthday message to Princess Charlotte

Fans slam Harry and Meghan's informal birthday message to Princess Charlotte

She then posed for photos in front of the waiting press days after she gave birth to Princes George and Louis, and Princess Charlotte . The duchess often takes her children's birthday photograp...

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Three-eyed snake found on Australian roadside

Three-eyed snake found on Australian roadside

Found by rangers near a small town called Humpty Doo just outside of Darwin, the three-eyed carpet python looks to be sporting three fully functioning eyes - with an abnormal surplus eye sprouting fro...

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Swarthmore College Fraternities Opt to Disband Amid Student Protests

Swarthmore College Fraternities Opt to Disband Amid Student Protests

School officials had already suspended fraternity activities pending recommendations by a task force. Its lone sorority wasn't affected. Earlier this month, two campus publications , The Phoenix...

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Masood Azhar: Jaish-e-Mohammed leader listed as terrorist by UN

Masood Azhar: Jaish-e-Mohammed leader listed as terrorist by UN

The designation came after China lifted its hold on a proposal to blacklist him under the UN Security Council's (UNSC) Sanctions Committee. However, US National Security Council spokesperson Garre...

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Baltimore mayor resigns amid book series scandal

Baltimore mayor resigns amid book series scandal

The no-contract bid netted her more than $500,000. Her attorney, Steve Silverman, read the short statement at a press conference Thursday afternoon. The City Council called for Pugh's immediate resi...

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Enigmatic Beluga whale seen off Norway so tame people can pet it

Enigmatic Beluga whale seen off Norway so tame people can pet it

The Beluga had a GoPro holder, but no camera (EPA/Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries ). A 2017 report by the Russian Defense Ministry's news channel Star (Zvezda) claimed that the Russian Navy was t...

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Trump Fed Pick Moore Withdraws from Consideration

Trump Fed Pick Moore Withdraws from Consideration

But he said that he'd withdraw if Trump decides that's best. "I'm a no", she said. "Can you imagine the idea that we just keep printing money and somehow that's just going to create growth", Moore...

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi accuses Attorney General Barr of lying to Congress

Speaker Nancy Pelosi accuses Attorney General Barr of lying to Congress

Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committ...

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Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Farrakhan, Yiannopoulos And Other 'Dangerous' Figures

Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Farrakhan, Yiannopoulos And Other 'Dangerous' Figures

It just took a while to deliver these bans due to the "extensive" process of evaluating potential offenders. In March the company said it would begin banning posts , photos and other content that ref...

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Putin expands list of Ukrainians for fast-tracked Russian passports

Putin expands list of Ukrainians for fast-tracked Russian passports

That earlier initiative drew a strong rebuke from the European Union. The list included Ukrainians who once lived in Ukraine's Crimea region before it was annexed by Russian Federation in 2014, and ...

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Labour NEC backs second referendum in specific circumstances

Labour NEC backs second referendum in specific circumstances

Details of internal discussions began to leak as Mrs May gave her strongest hint yet that she was prepared to give ground. "We are fleshing out the details to see how far the Government can move tow...

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Trump administration to start DNA tests for migrants at southern border

Trump administration to start DNA tests for migrants at southern border

The testing will happen once officials with US Customs and Border Protection, which manages border enforcement, refer instances of fraud to ICE, which usually manages interior enforcement. The DNA tes...

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United Kingdom police requests crime victims' phones to resume prosecutions

United Kingdom police requests crime victims' phones to resume prosecutions

The move comes after a number of high-profile cases collapsed a year ago, because the defence was not given key informative revealing accusations were false. In sexual assault and rape cases, it is ...

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Riot police, masked protesters clash at Paris May Day rally

Riot police, masked protesters clash at Paris May Day rally

Last year, officials were caught off guard by some 1,200 troublemakers who ran amok in Paris, vandalizing businesses and clashing with police. Paris deployed more than 7,400 officers throughout the ...

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Labour Day, 1 May 2019: Why do we celebrate International Labour Day?

Labour Day, 1 May 2019: Why do we celebrate International Labour Day?

Labour Day or International Workers Day is celebrated annually on 1 May to celebrate the working class and labourers across the world. May Day is a special day and is important for all of us as...

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USA has done 'exhaustive planning' on Venezuela scenarios: Shanahan

Shanahan spoke at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing Wednesday after he abruptly canceled his trip to Europe, because of the Venezuela crisis. Maduro, supported by China and Russian Federatio...

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