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South Africa's Gordhan ordered home from London ahead of Gupta court case

In an affidavit by Ian Sinton, Standard Bank's group legal counsel, set out how a "set of accusations" against the bank first appeared in correspondence from Oakbay, were later repeated by ANC leaders...

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United States gov't temporarily prohibits some electronics on certain flights

Royal Jordanian Airlines said in a tweet on Monday that US -bound passengers would be barred from carrying most electronic devices aboard aircraft starting Tuesday at the request of usa officials, ...

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Lawyer for Sally Yates Says Administration Moved to Squelch Her Testimony

Yates' lawyer also sent a letter to White House general counsel Donald McGahn on Friday stating her intentions to testify barring the assertion of executive privilege. The disclosure that Nunes had ...

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How Long Can Democrats Filibuster Neil Gorsuch? Republicans Could "Go Nuclear"

But Democrats intent on retribution will not balance the scales by a filibuster of Gorsuch. In his Senate remarks Schumer trotted out various bogus reasons for opposing Gorsuch, all of them easily l...

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Police pursue stolen auto in 2nd chase through San Fernando Valley

Police pursue stolen auto in 2nd chase through San Fernando Valley

The vehicle is stolen, according to police. No one was injured in the chase or crash. The driver may have jumped into that second vehicle, the truck, under the overpass, out of sight from authoritie...

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EU Leaders Meet To Celebrate 60th Birthday Amid Concerns For Future

While 27 EU leaders staged a solemn celebration on the ancient Capitoline Hill, thousands of ordinary people took to the streets, some waving the blue and gold flag of the crisis-plagued Union, others...

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Number of Syrian refugees tops 5 million mark

The remarks come one year after the High-Level Meeting on Syria sought pledges to resettle 10% of all Syrian refugees by 2018. The total number of Syrian refugees overseas stood at 4.6 million at th...

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Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop

Kidney said Terney, who graduated from police academy last summer, was shot several times in the "lower extremities" and underwent surgery overnight. Kidney, Assistant Police Chief for the Tecums...

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US Commander: Coalition 'Probably Had a Role' in Deadly Mosul Airstrike

Gen. Stephen Townsend told Pentagon reporters in a phone briefing from Iraq. 'Now, here's what I don't know. Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend said the United States had carried out air strike...

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Millions of birds recorded in world's largest garden survey

Millions of birds recorded in world's largest garden survey

Across the United Kingdom there was a surge in the number of recorded sightings of waxwings. Waxwings arrive in the United Kingdom in large numbers once every seven to eight years when the berry cro...

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New Orleans joins cities asking court to stop Trump's "sanctuary" order

Murray said the federal government can not compel the city's police department to enforce federal immigration law . Weeks before Sessions' warning that the Department of Justice would cut off feder...

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North Queensland pummeled by worst cyclone in years

North Queensland pummeled by worst cyclone in years

Debbie is packing sustained winds of 185 kph (114 mph), with gusts reaching more than 262 kph (163 mph). The worst of the damage so far appears to have been in the Whitsunday Islands, a popular dest...

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Oil Prices Hit One Week High

The OPEC-led supply cuts are gradually restoring the market to balance, the group's Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said in a statement. As the U.S. Prices climbed 58 cents, or 1.1 per cent, to ...

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EU's Tusk cautions

EU's Tusk cautions "nothing to win" in upcoming Brexit talks

Tusk is expected to issue draft guidelines for the negotiations on Friday, but the leaders of the other 27 European Union nations will not meet until April 29 to confirm their joint approach. After ...

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Yankees Will Not Name 5th Starter

While it may not happen right away on Opening Day, Judge will be with the major league team at some point hitting mammoth home runs in Yankee Stadium. In a tune-up start prior to Sunday's opening da...

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Democrat, Republican weigh parties' strategies in Gorsuch confirmation chess match

Sen. Schumer noted that all of the George W. Bush and Barack Obama SCOTUS appointees hit the 60-vote threshold and that if the nominee can't reach that total, "The answer isn't to change the rules". T...

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Kashmir: Police exercise exemplary restraint to save lives of civilians in Yaripora

Kashmir: Police exercise exemplary restraint to save lives of civilians in Yaripora

The CRPF said the encounter was a particularly different one, as they had to fight both militants and the stone pelting locals. Witnesses said at least three dozen protesters were also injured, some...

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Australia skips United Nations nuke-ban treaty talks

Last week, the White House said President Donald Trump's administration would conduct an examination of whether a world free of nuclear weapons was "a realistic goal". Proponents of a nuclear weapon...

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New York Killer Admits 'I Hate Black Men'

Police say that on Monday the 28-year-old Maryland man approached a 66-year-old New Yorker, Timothy Caughman , and stabbed him several times in the street. Authorities said Jackson hoped to " mak...

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UK PM Theresa May triggers Brexit process

UK PM Theresa May triggers Brexit process

Before conversations between the two sides can start, the European Union will have to define its own negotiation strategy. "In essence, this is about damage control", the Polish top-official said. "We...

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Republicans mostly blame Congress for healthcare reform failure - Reuters/Ipsos poll

While the United States intelligence community has determined that Russian Federation did meddle in the 2016 election, there are several investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russ...

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Thousands march in London to protest against impending Brexit

The wave of anti-establishment sentiment behind "Brexit" is also on the rise in some European countries, and in France which will hold elections next month, and Italy, which may hold a national vote l...

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Group hopes pinwheels help raise awareness on child abuse in Kentucky

Group hopes pinwheels help raise awareness on child abuse in Kentucky

Everyone knows a child that has been abused and together BACA and the community can raise awareness. Child abuse and neglect is not limited to one neighborhood, or social-economic class. 870 cases o...

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Yogi Adityanath Throws Feast, Says Wanted To Meet Architects Of Victory

Yogi Adityanath Throws Feast, Says Wanted To Meet Architects Of Victory

The five-time MP and head priest of Gorakhnath Mutt said he was a " fakir " (hermit) who lived on alms, but the people of the state had given him the whole state. "Now we serve goat meat, but the anim...

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Steve King is wrong about what makes Western civilization great

Steve King is wrong about what makes Western civilization great

King's world view harmonizes nicely with the architects of President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim policies, Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who...

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Astana talks starts without Syrian armed opposition group

Astana talks starts without Syrian armed opposition group

The attacks came as Syrians mark the sixth anniversary of the country's bitter civil war, which has killed more than 400,000 people and displaced millions of others. The Astana talks are centred on ce...

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N Korea missile launch flops

N Korea missile launch flops

The failed explosion Wednesday undermines the latest comments from a North Korean government official Tuesday that the country was ready to counter any attack by the us or South Korea with "every po...

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Vladimir Putin's, Donald Trump's, Mr Modi's: France's Le Pen

Vladimir Putin's, Donald Trump's, Mr Modi's: France's Le Pen

He praised Le Pen, saying she represents part of a "quickly developing spectrum of European political forces". "A new world has emerged in the past years. "We have seen how intensively they have pla...

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Thousands told to evacuate Australian town after cyclone brings flood fears

Thousands told to evacuate Australian town after cyclone brings flood fears

The two biggest cities in Queensland, the capital Brisbane, and tourist hot-spot the Gold Coast are bracing for huge downpours, with winds clocking between 90 to 125 km per hour set to hit by Thursday...

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Trump Signs Order Sweeping Away Obama-era Climate Policies

With an executive order signed March 28, he scrapped Obama's Climate Action Plan , lifted a moratorium on coal leases on federal land, and started the long process of dismantling various other Ob...

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US Customs and Border Protection releases specifics on border wall

More than 1,100 kilometers of that stretch already is fenced, but nowhere is the barrier as massive as the wall described in the new CBP documents. The announcement follows US President Donald Tru...

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Supreme Court Rules Unanimously to Fortify the Rights of Students with Disabilities

Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Endrew's school district. Gorsuch's opinion in that decision , Thompson R2-J School District v. Luke P . Gorsuch was not part of the panel that decided that c...

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Malaysia mistook slain Kim Jong Nam for South Korean

Gallucci, a former US chief negotiator with North Korea over its nuclear programme. Najib added that Malaysia will now allow North Koreans to leave Malaysia. A joint statement by the North Korean go...

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Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon willing to discuss vote delay

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon willing to discuss vote delay

Of course the SNP can not win a vote on a Section 30 Order by itself, it has also lost its mandate of a parliamentary majority and must rely on the support of the Green Party. Ther former Prime Minis...

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President Trump Says Republicans Will 'Lose Seats' If Health Bill Doesn't Pass

President Trump Says Republicans Will 'Lose Seats' If Health Bill Doesn't Pass

The bill is expected to be voted on by the House of Representatives on Thursday evening. President Donald Trump, in an attempt to sell the GOP Republican health care plan, warned Republicans about b...

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