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SC and North Carolina advance in NCAA tournament

The Kentucky Wildcats cheerleaders run on the floor before the game against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at FedExForum on March 26, 20...

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Confusion after Mosul strikes; U.S. 'may have weakened' rules of engagement

Confusion after Mosul strikes; U.S. 'may have weakened' rules of engagement

Hundreds of thousands more are still in danger inside the city, where Iraqi forces have recaptured a series of neighbourhoods since the operation to retake west Mosul from the Islamic State group ...

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The debate over health care

The debate over health care

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, who represents north coastal San Diego County, promised to try again to repeal Obamacare. And they tried to repeal it-at least 40 times before Obama's first term was ov...

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UN Security Council honors victims of London attack

UN Security Council honors victims of London attack

Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists have claimed responsibility for the attack through their propaganda outlet. "Victims in the London (attack) were from 11 nations which goes to show that an attack on Lon...

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Hong Kong gets first woman leader

Pro-Beijing and pro-democracy groups held competing rallies outside the election venue, and were kept apart by police hundreds of police officers. In her acceptance speech , Lam, whose Chinese name...

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Russians Protest Against Putin, Medvedev: Alexei Navalny Detained Amid Nationwide Rallies

But the rally's organizers and independent monitors claimed that some 20,000 showed up and at least 880 people were detained in the capital alone by heavily armed, baton-wielding riot police officers....

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15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub

15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub

The Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate , however, said that "there are no indications this incident is terrorism related ". "This is going to be a long process for us to solve this...

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Coalition Airstrikes Hit Mosul Location Where Scores of Civilians Were Killed: CENTCOM

The inability of the USA military or its coalition partners to say for sure what their bombs have hit is the latest fallout of the ramped-up campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, where the Unit...

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Mosul offensive halted after scores of civilians killed

Trump promised he would fight the IS more aggressively. He said the explosion and the reasons behind it had "gotten attention at the highest level". When the bombardment ended last week, much of the...

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PM and wife grateful Abu Sayyaf kidnap victims safe

PM and wife grateful Abu Sayyaf kidnap victims safe

KUALA LUMPUR: The two Malaysian seamen who were held hostage by Muslim militants for eight months and rescued by Philippines' security forces on Thursday were finally reunited with their families. Sh...

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Mosul residents say US-led coalition airstrikes killed scores of people

Mosul residents say US-led coalition airstrikes killed scores of people

Thousands of people are fleeing the Iraqi city of Mosul , held by the so-called Islamic State (IS) group, in fear of US-led air strikes and fierce fighting by Iraqi ground troops. The incident has ...

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Iraqi Military: Evidence of Booby Trap in Deadly Building Collapse

Iraqi Military: Evidence of Booby Trap in Deadly Building Collapse

Witnesses and local officials said more than 200 bodies were pulled from a collapsed building after a coalition air raid. While Iraqi officials said that it appeared that the Trump administration ...

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Aadhaar card to become mandatory for driving license application and renewal

Aadhaar card to become mandatory for driving license application and renewal

We hear that this new scheme will come into effect from October, 2017. The Union Road Transport ministry is already working on the implementation of this measure by adopting necessary changes. If an...

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Trump will undo Obama's plan to curb global warming, EPA chief says

EPA director Scott Pruitt told ABC Television's This Week broadcast Sunday that Trump believes the USA needs what he calls a "pro-growth and pro-environment approach". The plan is expected to be scrap...

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OR upsets No. 1 Kansas for first Final Four appearance since 1939

Just 40 miles away from Kansas' campus in Lawrence, the Sprint Center was nearly entirely filled with Jayhawks fans. Jayhawk fans without a ticket crowded the Power and Light District to watch the...

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Avalanche hits Japanese school students

Avalanche hits Japanese school students

At least two students and one teacher sustained injuries. Rescue efforts are now underway to determine the extent of injuries and damage and to locate the missing students, Fairfax reports . This s...

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Oil producers meet to consider output cuts

Iraq's oil production is running at 4.312 million bpd this month, Luaibi said, adding that his country had cut its oil exports by 187,000 bpd so far and would reach 210,000 bpd in a few days. The comm...

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Coalition to investigate Iraq civilian deaths, says USA general

Coalition to investigate Iraq civilian deaths, says USA general

The " Mosul Eye" Google Map, which has anonymous been posting from inside Mosul since ISIS captured the city in 2014, has tracked around 18 attacks on residential areas in Mosul , which it said...

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Killed, 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

Killed, 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said during a Sunday press conference that one person is in "extremely critical condition " and there are several other victims with serious injuries. Victims h...

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Hong Kong's New Boss

Many of them carried placards criticizing the electoral process as well as yellow umbrellas - the symbol of the 2014 protests. The demonstration ran out of steam two months later and ended with police...

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Blast In Western Mosul Kills 130, Including Women, Children

Blast In Western Mosul Kills 130, Including Women, Children

THE US-led bombing coalition admitted on Saturday that it had carried out an air strike on the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses said killed hundreds. "Most of (those) killed are civilians, among t...

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Rep. Mo Brooks to vote against

Rep. Mo Brooks to vote against "Obamacare 2.0"

A vote for the proposed ACA replacement, the American Health Care Act , was postponed Thursday after House Republicans said an afternoon meeting with President Donald Trump failed to lead to a deal...

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Ted Poe Quits Freedom Caucus Over Healthcare Disagreement

Ted Poe Quits Freedom Caucus Over Healthcare Disagreement

Much of the blame has been directed at the conservative group and its roughly 30 members, after House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday realized he didn't have enough support for the bill in the GOP-led...

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UK police still think Westminster attacker acted alone

UK police still think Westminster attacker acted alone

We will come together as normal. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command said that the attack started at 14:40:08 on Wednesday when the auto that Masood was driving o...

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Fir against shirish kunder for insulting yogi adityanath

Fir against shirish kunder for insulting yogi adityanath

Contractual work has always brought bad name to the party. While decisions like crackdown on illegal abattoirs and anti-Romeo squads for women's safety have hogged headlines, other decisions have also...

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South Korea: Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant For Ex-President

The raid, which was the third such attempt since the Choi scandal broke out late past year, was thwarted upon the resistance of the Blue House. She is also accused of letting Choi, a high school gradu...

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Women hold hands on Westminster Bridge to remember London attack victims

Women hold hands on Westminster Bridge to remember London attack victims

Police have arrested a 30-year-old man in Birmingham in connection with last week's attack on parliament, "on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts", Metropolitan Police said Sunday. There wa...

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Throwback Thursday: Obama signs the Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010

Throwback Thursday: Obama signs the Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010

In other words, when investors doubt the Republicans' ability to repeal and replace Obamacare, hospital stocks rise; when they believe the GOP health care plan will pass, hospital stocks fall. And tha...

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Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill in humiliating loss

Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill in humiliating loss

Had Trump more than 140 characters to play with in his tweet, he could have noted several more ironies before House Republican leaders abruptly pulled the American Health Care Act moments before Frida...

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Pro-EU Demonstrators Rally in London Against Brexit, Despite Terrorism Threat

Pro-EU Demonstrators Rally in London Against Brexit, Despite Terrorism Threat

In the remainder of the speech the Pontiff spoke more generally about the foundation of European society. "Sixty years ago, recovering from the tragedy of two world wars, we chose to bond together a...

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Commuters face chaos as ticket machines 'will not take new £1 coin'

While the move is a temporary one, many shoppers will not be affected with only 200 of Tesco's 3,500 United Kingdom stores needing a coin or keyring token to use them. NUMISMATISTS will be delighted b...

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Biden: I regret not running for president

Biden: I regret not running for president

Casey, asked Biden, "Did you ever think, what if?" "Maybe not, I don't know". "I think of myself as Beau Biden's dad", he told fans at halftime, before speaking about his late son's dedication to ...

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North Korea warns of preemptive attack against US, South Korea

North Korea warns of preemptive attack against US, South Korea

While not conclusive, the institute said the presence of vehicles could indicate North Korea is preparing to conduct a sixth nuclear test, as they "could be involved in the installation of instrumen...

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Chinese premier arrives in New Zealand

Chinese premier arrives in New Zealand

He leaves New Zealand on Wednesday. The two met meeting at Premier House this morning to discuss trade and other issues. Five Chinese airlines now operate to New Zealand and a sixth, Sichuan Airli...

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House Freedom Caucus racks up a defeat

The former SC governor, who had been mentioned as a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2012, was alluding in the meeting to an extramarital affair that led to his resignation as chairman of...

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