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Aasia Bibi leaves Pakistan, reaches Canada: lawyer

Aasia Bibi leaves Pakistan, reaches Canada: lawyer

This particular quote was attributed to Asia Bibi's legal counsel Saiful Malook which subsequently gave rise to speculations that Asia Bibi had left the country. The friend, who last spoke to her on T...

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South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election

If you vote outside the province you're registered in, you will only be able to vote in the national elections, and not provincially. "People are not happy with the ANC - but they are still voting...

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Abe and Trump discuss North Korea's projectile drill in phone call

Abe and Trump discuss North Korea's projectile drill in phone call

In early March, the Rodong Sinmun, Pyongyang's most influential newspaper, attributed the collapse of the second U.S. US President Donald Trump spoke with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Tu...

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Russian airline cancels Sukhoi Superjet order after fatal crash

Russian airline cancels Sukhoi Superjet order after fatal crash

Video taken from inside the aircraft shows terrified passengers looking out windows completely obscured by orange flames and screaming for help. A 22-year-old American man was among the 41 people ...

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China downplays tensions over Trump's tariffs threat

China downplays tensions over Trump's tariffs threat

Mr Trump caught markets off guard over the weekend, vowing to impose more tariffs on Chinese exports worth hundreds of billions of dollars... The Australian dollar edged up 0.2 percent to $0.7022. T...

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Trudeau government to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines

Trudeau government to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines

Facing a May 15 DOF-imposed deadline to return the garbage, Guerrero met with the country's interagency committee and Canada's representatives to inspect the freight containers at the Manila Internati...

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READ: White House Tells McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena

READ: White House Tells McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena

In his letter to McGahn's personal attorney, Cipollone said that the documents provided to Mueller's investigation "remain the subject to the control of the White House for all purposes". " Don McGahn...

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FIA busts prostitution ring that sent young women to China

FIA busts prostitution ring that sent young women to China

In an intelligence-based operation, the FIA had also raided a wedding ceremony in Faisalabad and arrested the Chinese groom who has been identified as Chang. "The girls were moved to the rented houses...

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Five martyred, several injured in blast outside Data Darbar Lahore

Five martyred, several injured in blast outside Data Darbar Lahore

Security forces guarding Data Darbar, one of the largest shrines in South Asia, are among those feared dead. Police were the target of the bombing, Lahore police chief Ghazanfar Ali confirmed, addin...

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House Judiciary Committee schedules vote to hold William Barr in contempt

House Judiciary Committee schedules vote to hold William Barr in contempt

If no compromise is reached, the panel will vote to hold the attorney general in contempt on Wednesday. As of an hour-and-a-half past the deadline, the Justice Department had provided no response....

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Pamela Anderson visits Assange in prison

Pamela Anderson visits Assange in prison

Assange is now serving 50 weeks in prison for a bail violation, but faces extradition to the US, where he would be questioned about his actions surrounding the WikiLeaks release of American state secr...

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Iran to reduce commitments to nuclear deal amid U.S. pressure, military moves

Iran to reduce commitments to nuclear deal amid U.S. pressure, military moves

The USS Abraham Lincoln has been in the Mediterranean Sea alongside the USS John C. Stennis conducting operations. Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is thought to be planning a speech on Wednesda...

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Years of Trump Tax Info Finds He Lost $1.1 Billion

Years of Trump Tax Info Finds He Lost $1.1 Billion

A lawyer for the president, when contacted by the Times , wrote the information was "demonstrably false", and added Tuesday before publication of the report: "IRS transcripts, particularly before the...

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Trump’s FBI Director Disputes Charges of ‘Spying’ During 2016 Race

Trump’s FBI Director Disputes Charges of ‘Spying’ During 2016 Race

Asked whether he believed FBI agents spied on the Trump 2016 campaign, Wray replied: "I want to be careful in how I answer that question here, because there is an ongoing inspector general investi...

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Gov. Brian Kemp expected to sign 'Heartbeat Bill' into law Tuesday

Gov. Brian Kemp expected to sign 'Heartbeat Bill' into law Tuesday

Georgia Governor Kemp recognized that the LIFE Act is likely to be challenged in court while he signed it on Tuesday. "Their overreach is driving pro-life momentum like we've never seen with numerou...

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'Magic mushrooms' could be decriminalized in Denver

'Magic mushrooms' could be decriminalized in Denver

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration classifies the drug as a Schedule 1 substance, meaning the agency has deemed that it has a high potential for abuse and now has no accepted medical use. Accord...

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US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq

US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq

The US has released very few details about Mr Pompeo's short trip to Baghdad. The US has given little information about the exact nature of the reported threat, which Iran has dismissed as nonsens...

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Florida woman pulls gator from trousers during traffic stop

Florida woman pulls gator from trousers during traffic stop

The Charlotte County sheriff's deputy stopped a pickup truck on Monday after it drove past a stop sign. Deputies were reportedly checking if they had any protected species in the vehicle when they...

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Pelosi: To Be Faithful to Constitution, Second Trump Term Unacceptable

Pelosi: To Be Faithful to Constitution, Second Trump Term Unacceptable

We have to see where the facts take us". "And that is just a fact", she said to applause. A plurality of indies - 45 percent - say Congress should not hold impeachment hearings, compared with 19...

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Government admits United Kingdom must take part in European elections

Government admits United Kingdom must take part in European elections

Jeremy Corbyn will pay a visit to the county this week to launch the Labour manifesto for the European elections. When Britain finally leaves the EU, the European Parliament will reduce from 751 MEP...

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Australia's prime minister gets egged by protester while on campaign trail

Australia's prime minister gets egged by protester while on campaign trail

Security guards swiftly pounced on the female protester, who was wearing a beanie and casual clothes, and dragged her away. After narrowly avoiding having an egg cracked on his head, Scott Morrison...

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New Cellphone Footage Shows Sandra Bland's 2015 Traffic Stop From Her Perspective

New Cellphone Footage Shows Sandra Bland's 2015 Traffic Stop From Her Perspective

The video shows Encinia yelling at Bland to get out of the vehicle, even as she calmly asks why she's being apprehended. The video from 2015 went viral and showed the cop violently threatening Bland w...

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Trump's unconventional behavior will not derail trade progress

Trump's unconventional behavior will not derail trade progress

The proper response is to do exactly what Trump plans to do - inflict more pain on China . "What it boils down to is: People are not going to buy as much anymore", said Gail Ross, chief operating o...

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Will new royal baby's name honor Princess Diana? Stay tuned

Will new royal baby's name honor Princess Diana? Stay tuned

Kate revealed they do not know the royal baby's name yet. The baby boy was born at 5:26 a.m. on May 6 and weighed seven pounds and three ounces. With the duke and duchess trying to keep the birt...

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Colorado Police: 7 People Injured in Shooting at K-12 Charter School

Colorado Police: 7 People Injured in Shooting at K-12 Charter School

The Denver-area NBC affiliate is reporting that deputies are also looking for a possible third suspect. At about 2:50 p.m., the sheriff's office reported that two suspects were in custody and there ...

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Pompeo snubs meeting Merkel & Maas citing unknown ‘pressing issues’

Pompeo snubs meeting Merkel & Maas citing unknown ‘pressing issues’

The Secretary looks forward to being in Berlin soon", the U.S. Embassy cited a State Department spokesperson as saying. The U.S. State Department says a planned meeting between U.S. Moscow has den...

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Woman falls off 5-story New York City building after rooftop photos

Woman falls off 5-story New York City building after rooftop photos

I'm just completely shocked", said a 24-year-old neighbor in the building. According to reports she suffered a fractured pelvis, broken ankle and broken right arm, but is in a stable condition. The ...

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Cyclone Fani: What India can learn from Odisha

Cyclone Fani: What India can learn from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to assess the loss and destruction caused by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. He appreciated the resilience of the people and...

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Theresa May tells Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'Let's do a Brexit deal'

Theresa May tells Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'Let's do a Brexit deal'

But we have to find a way to break the deadlock - and I believe the results of the local elections give fresh urgency to this. But opposition MPs and Tory Brexiters warned any dealthe leadership...

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Mooresville officer killed during routine traffic stop. Suspect found dead, cops say

Mooresville officer killed during routine traffic stop. Suspect found dead, cops say

Sheldon had been with the police department for six years. Aldana had been known by police but not for any violent acts, Williams said at a news conference Sunday. Sheldon wasn't married but was invol...

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390 killed since Khalifa Haftar launched offensive against Libyan capital

390 killed since Khalifa Haftar launched offensive against Libyan capital

Sebha is controlled by Haftar's self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA), which opposes the UN-recognised Government of National Accord based in Tripoli . The UN humanitarian agency said Friday t...

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Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner

Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner

US forces took Mansur into custody shortly after a roadside bomb struck a convoy traveling north of Baghdad, killing two of Behenna's friends and platoon members. In May 2008, Behenna was questioning ...

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Trump would be charged with obstruction if not president: Former federal prosecutors

Trump would be charged with obstruction if not president: Former federal prosecutors

House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler announced Monday his plans to hold a high-stakes vote over whether the Attorney General should be "held in contempt of Congress" after refusing to speak with...

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Omar defends Palestinians who rain rockets on Israel

Omar defends Palestinians who rain rockets on Israel

Trump warned Hamas the Gazan people would receive "more misery" if they continue to attack Israel. CTech - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have bombed a building belonging to Hamas in the Gaza S...

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Boeing Didn’t Tell Airlines That Safety Alert Wasn’t On

Boeing Didn’t Tell Airlines That Safety Alert Wasn’t On

Families of victims in the Indonesia Lion Air crash hit out at Boeing Monday over its admission that engineers had identified a safety system glitch well before the fatal accident , in the latest k...

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