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Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki advance to title match in Qatar

Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki advance to title match in Qatar

In the final they were due to face fourth seeds Abigail Spears of the United States and Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia, who ousted second seeds Sania Mirza of India and Barbora Strycova of the Czech R...

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Two cars swallowed by 20-foot sinkhole in Los Angeles

One person was rescued Friday night after a vehicle fell into a sinkhole filled with water in Studio City. Firefighters turned off the power and cleared an area to rescue the victim, who was in seri...

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Jihadist leader Abdel Rahman dies in United States detention: son

The spiritual leader of the Egyptian Islamist militant group Al-Gama'a Al-Islamiyya Omar Abdel-Rahman has died in his USA prison after serving more than 20 years for seditious conspiracy to commit mur...

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Trump's Pick For Flynn Replacement Reportedly Turns Down Offer

Harward was offered the job after Michael Flynn was sacked by Trump earlier this week for lying to the vice president over Flynn's conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States, ...

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Leader hails Iran's winning of 2017 Freestyle World Cup

Leader hails Iran's winning of 2017 Freestyle World Cup

Stieber fell 6-2 to Esmaeilpoorjouybari while wrestling at 61 kg. USA Wrestling sent the first American sports team to compete in Iran in almost 20 years in 1998, when freestyle wrestlers competed i...

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Police hold fourth person in Kim Jong Nam murder probe

Subramaniam told AFP. Malaysian authorities are probing the assassination of Jong-nam, who was reportedly poisoned at the Kuala Lumpur airport by two female assassins allegedly working for the North...

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Terrorism common enemy of Afghanistan and Pakistan: Atmar

The closure was seen as a tactic to pressure Kabul to act against militants who Pakistan said have sanctuaries in Afghanistan. Following a week of deadly terrorist attacks in the country in which ov...

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Samsung heir arrest in corruption case approved, says court

Samsung heir arrest in corruption case approved, says court

They have also requested an arrest warrant for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd President Park Sang-jin, who was also questioned on Monday. Prosecutors have accused Lee of giving bribes worth $36 million ...

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These are 5 media organisations termed 'enemy of American people' by Trump

These are 5 media organisations termed 'enemy of American people' by Trump

On Thursday Trump said the media were "out of control" and that he would take his message "straight to the people". "I know when you're telling the truth and when you're not..." It's no secret Don...

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NDMC steps up midday meal monitoring in its schools

NDMC steps up midday meal monitoring in its schools

Nine students (who had eaten food) were immediately rushed to hospital (Madan Mohan Malaviya). A day after a dead rat was found in the midday meal of a school - due to which nine students fell ill -...

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Death Toll Rises To 78 in Pakistan Shrine Attack

Death Toll Rises To 78 in Pakistan Shrine Attack

Security forces had carried out sweeping raids across the country following the attack, the responsibility for which was quickly claimed on Thursday by the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) terrorist org...

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Remarkable Moments From Trump's Wild Press Conference

Donald Trump makes his first speech after being inaugurated as U.S. president. Trump said he was fine with WikiLeaks because it never leaked classified information. When asked to resolve the con...

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Samsung Heir Arrives at Court to Avert Second Arrest Warrant

Samsung Heir Arrives at Court to Avert Second Arrest Warrant

The prosecutor is also preparing to bring bribery charges against Ms Park, although she can not be indicted while she is in office. The prosecution said it had secured additional evidence and brough...

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White House denies reports of mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

White House denies reports of mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

The White House and Department of Homeland Security failed to respond to the AP's requests for comment prior to publication, the news organization noted . Late Thursday, CIA Director Mike Pompeo ...

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NZ wildfire razes 11 homes, as firefighters battle inferno

NZ wildfire razes 11 homes, as firefighters battle inferno

One person has been killed and hundreds evacuated from their homes in Christchurch, New Zealand as firefighters battle an enormous fire burning across a 1,655 hectare area (4,090 acres) of Port Hills....

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Purge: Trump Prepares Major Overhaul of Intelligence Apparatus

Purge: Trump Prepares Major Overhaul of Intelligence Apparatus

As a side note, though: Remember Evan McMullin, the former Central Intelligence Agency agent and third-party "Republican" candidate who opposed Trump? A request for comment was left Thursday for Tru...

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Mexicans form human chain along border to protest Trump's wall

The demonstrators held aloft colorful swatches of cloth and waved to the residents of the neighbouring city of El Paso, Texas. In order to gain ownership of land it does not own, the Trump administr...

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Tamil Nadu political turmoil: Amid torn shirt drama, Palaniswami wins floor test

DMK working president M K Stalin said the decision to vote against Palaniswami was taken at the party MLAs' meeting. February 18 (ANI): Expressing absolute resentment over the victory of Tamil Nadu ...

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Palaniswami To Prove Majority in Assembly today, Uproar in assembly

Stalin urging the speaker to allow AIADMK MLA S. Semmalai to speak. Their protests intensified as Dhanapal stood his ground and said that legislators could not interfere with his powers. Shanmugam a...

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Why on Earth Might Russian Media Be Changing Its Tone on Trump?

And so, what had looked like it was going to be a warm embrace between two erstwhile Cold War foes could be already turning into another botched attempt at a reset - only this time around, we might ...

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Samsung vice chairman arrested over corruption

Samsung vice chairman arrested over corruption

Lee, the 48-year-old Samsung Electronics vice chairman, is charged with bribery, embezzlement, perjury, concealment of criminal proceeds and illicit transfer of assets overseas. President Park was i...

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Trump to Appoint Billionaire Know-Nothing to Root Out 'Low-Life Leakers'

Trump to Appoint Billionaire Know-Nothing to Root Out 'Low-Life Leakers'

Trump himself has focused on criticizing the leaks that led to Flynn's resignation: "It's a criminal action, criminal act", Trump said Wednesday, blaming the intelligence community for the leaks. ...

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Pence attempts to reassure European allies over Trump presidency

Pence attempts to reassure European allies over Trump presidency

If we still had the (German) D-Mark it would surely have a different value than the euro does at the moment. On his first visit to Europe since taking office, Mike Pence said "some of our largest ...

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CIA chief rejects media reports of hiding intelligence data from Trump

CIA chief rejects media reports of hiding intelligence data from Trump

I am taking on this very entrenched power structure. Trump has been very forthcoming about his mistrust in the intelligence community, declaring in a tweet early Wednesday morning that class...

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Read President Trump's Most Trumpy Comments From That Press Conference

Read President Trump's Most Trumpy Comments From That Press Conference

To be honest, I inherited a mess . Low pay. Low wages... "We are running - this is a fine-tuned machine and (chief of staff) Reince (Priebus) happens to be doing a good job, but half of his job is pu...

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Trump needs to break up with Putin

Flynn resigned amid a controversy surrounding his discussions with Russian Federation. The new USA president issued a chilling World War 3 warning at a dramatic press conference today. "I am conce...

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READ FULL immigration memo calling for National Guard roundup

READ FULL immigration memo calling for National Guard roundup

It was not immediately clear who authored the memo AP cited. Nine of the states declined to comment on the proposal. The proposal, according to the AP , specifically says that state governors...

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Kremlin Tells Media to Cut Back on Fawning Trump Coverage, Sources Say

We had Hillary Clinton try and do a reset. Trump should know that better than anyone, since he reminds people about it nearly every time he is at a microphone. Back in April 2016 the New York Times ...

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Trump Warns of 'Nuclear Holocaust' While Talking Russia

Dmitri S. Peskov, the spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, declined to comment on the resignation, calling it an internal US affair. So, if I can - now, I love to negotiate things, I do it really w...

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Samsung heir arrested in South Korea amid massive bribing scandal

Samsung heir arrested in South Korea amid massive bribing scandal

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee will face charges including concealment of criminal proceeds, perjury, illicit transfer of assets overseas, embezzlement, and bribery. The court is also delibera...

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Zimbabwe will vote for Mugabe even when he's dead: wife

Zimbabwe will vote for Mugabe even when he's dead: wife

Given that he's 92 and frail, you might think Robert Mugabe is nearing the end of his 33-year tenure as president of Zimbabwe. "If God decides to take him, then we would rather field him as a corpse...

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Court Declares Ali Modu Sheriff As PDP Chairman

Court Declares Ali Modu Sheriff As PDP Chairman

The ruling, which came in a split decision, where two judges, Justice B.G. Sanga and Justice A.A. Gumel delivered judgement against the Makarfi-led PDP while the third judge, Justice T.S Orji-Abadua, ...

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US Judiciary Committee Urges Sessions to Recuse Himself From Trump-Russia Probe

US Judiciary Committee Urges Sessions to Recuse Himself From Trump-Russia Probe

The Department of Justice declined to comment. President Trump denied he has any connections to Russian Federation during a news conference at the White House on February 16. He is one of many mem...

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I inherited 'a mess' at home and overseas

That was the initial reaction blurted out by Bret Baier at Fox News, as well as by Wolf Blitzer at CNN. And he took them very, very personally. "No, I didn't direct him, but I would have directed ...

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Unbelievable Things Said by The President at Just One Press Conference

He repeatedly framed the media as the enemy, and early on announced that, "I'm here again, to take my message straight to the people". "I'm making this presentation directly to the American people",...

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