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Why Lexi Thompson got a four-stroke penalty at the ANA Inspiration

Why Lexi Thompson got a four-stroke penalty at the ANA Inspiration

Several golfers watching the tournament weighed in on Twitter, including Tiger Woods. The incident only came to light when a television viewer spotted the offence and informed LPGA officials, who ...

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Egypt's el-Sissi and America's Trump: A common language?

Egypt's el-Sissi and America's Trump: A common language?

Sisi flew to Washington to hold talks with Trump on April 3 at the latter's invitation. Trump's relationship with Sisi got off to a good start when they met last September in NY while Trump was runnin...

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Oxford win the 163rd varsity boat race

Oxford win the 163rd varsity boat race

Oxford captain Harriet Austin refused to dwell on the early errors that cost her team the race, saying she was proud of the way they recovered. The Light Blues of Cambridge, who nearly sank past yea...

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WH financial disclosures: Kushner, Ivanka Trump could exceed $700M in worth

He also disclosed $125,333 in consulting fees from Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm that specializes in predicting the political leaning of voters through " psychographic " profiles ba...

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Uttar Pradesh CM to hold 1st Cabinet meeting tomorrow

The presentation has been prepared in accordance to BJP's manifesto. During recent assembly polls, BJP had promised to wave off agricultural loans of farmers in the first cabinet meeting after comin...

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Deadly blast reported at Russian subway station in St. Petersburg

The calamity in Russia's second largest city bears all the hallmarks of a terrorist attack. Three metro stations have been closed, local media outlet Fontanka reported. Local television stations i...

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Man nearly bumps into Kim Kardashian

Man nearly bumps into Kim Kardashian

Slicked back shoulder-length hair completed the show-stopping ensemble. She posed for pictures with both Fergie and Nicki Minaj during the event. Our photographer tells us, " Kim was just shocked; sh...

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Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt Meets Abbas in Jordan

Trump later told Reuters in an interview he liked the concept of a two-state solution but stopped short of reasserting a USA commitment to eventual Palestinian statehood, saying he would be "satisfied...

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U.S. sanctions North Koreans it links to weapons, financial networks

U.S. sanctions North Koreans it links to weapons, financial networks

We'll start the program today with a look ahead to President Trump's meeting this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The United States wants to go to war in and around North Korea and South Kor...

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Ahmed Kathrada, icon of South Africa's freedom struggle, dies

The National Freedom Party (NFP) said it was saddened by such a loss, and the entire nation would remember Kathrada for his contribution to the struggle for freedom in SA. That arrest led to the Ri...

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US is ready to act alone on North Korea: Donald Trump

US is ready to act alone on North Korea: Donald Trump

While diplomatic and economic support from China is believed to be crucial to the survival of the Pyongyang regime, Beijing insists it has limited influence. "All Koreans should turn out in the strugg...

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Singer Luke Bryan, jokingly, gets political about ACM Awards

Lambert triumphed over Dierks Bentley , Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban and Maren Morris. One of the best reactions caught on camera was McGraw's in a moment of genuine shock when he saw Tyler H...

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Trump on trade 'abuses'

Trump on trade 'abuses'

The meeting at Mar-a-Lago on April 6th and 7th will be the first between to the leaders since Trump became president. Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, indicated the...

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Defense OK despite Brexit — EU foreign chief

Defense OK despite Brexit — EU foreign chief

The Union's opening gambit in what Tusk said would at times be a "confrontational" negotiation with May's government also rammed home Brussels' insistence that while it was open to letting Britain ret...

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DA Charges Helen Zille Over Colonialism Tweets

DA Charges Helen Zille Over Colonialism Tweets

Zille", he said, explaining that her comments following the tweets had exacerbated the matter and appeared to have further impacted negatively on the image of the party, harming its good name. "There ...

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Muslim Link Hands in Tribute to London Terror Attack

Hundreds of members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association wore T-shirts with the message "I am a Muslim, ask me anything". United Kingdom investigators are still trying to piece together the mot...

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Fifth body found in aftermath of Cyclone Debbie

At least three pharmacies in the northern NSW city of Lismore alone have been flooded according to an unconfirmed report to AJP . "It's not safe to ask anybody to return to their homes", she said. ...

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Islamic State second-in-command Ayad al-Jumaili killed in airstrike: Iraqi intelligence

A statement in the report says: "We regret the unintentional loss of civilian lives resulting from Coalition efforts to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria and express our deepest sympathies to the families...

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British MP rattles sabres over Gibraltar Brexit negotiations

The European Union has upset Britain by giving Spain veto power on any Brexit accords regarding Gibraltar, a British territory on the tip of the Iberian Peninsula that Spain has long wanted to reclaim...

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China urges US to conduct trade review based on int'l rules

Trump said Thursday he expects the meeting with China to be "difficult", noting , "We can no longer have massive trade deficits and job losses". Gathering in the Oval Office for a photo-op with Vic...

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Economy on the agenda as China's Premier Li visits Australia

The two leaders announced a new trade deal to allow greater access into China for Australian chilled-meat exports. While in Australia until Sunday, Li will meet with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull...

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Two suspects identified in rape broadcast on Facebook Live, Chicago police say

Investigators didn't specify how many others would likely be charged, but they did say one adult male was among them. Officials said the girl had been lured to the residence where she was assaulted ...

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South Africa turns on Zuma after his night of the long knives

South Africa turns on Zuma after his night of the long knives

The party that liberated South Africa after decades of white minority oppression is deeply divided over Zuma and facing one of its biggest crises yet. "I told the President so, that I would not agree ...

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Michael Flynn made £1m for lobbying, speeches and other work

Michael Flynn made £1m for lobbying, speeches and other work

Trump encouraged Flynn to seek immunity from prosecution Friday morning, calling investigations into alleged contacts between the Trump administration and the Russian government a political "witch hun...

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Anti-Brexit protest draws thousands to central London

Anti-Brexit protest draws thousands to central London

In a highly personal speech European Council president Donald Tusk's reminded fellow leaders what Europe meant. "There are anti-Europe protests; there are people from the far-right protesting; there...

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Dozens of arrests made at unauthorised rallies in Moscow

More than 1,000 people were arrested in Moscow on March 26 during an anti-corruption protest, one of the largest unauthorised rallies to take place during Putin's 17 years in power as president or pri...

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Who Was Devin Nunes' Secret White House Source?

Who Was Devin Nunes' Secret White House Source?

Spicer said the White House never told Yates or her lawyer that it was invoking executive privilege. The letter was sent on the same day that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes ...

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Egypt lawyer appeals court ruling backing islands transfer to Saudi

Egypt lawyer appeals court ruling backing islands transfer to Saudi

An Egyptian court ruled on Sunday that a judicial decision to block the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia is void, judicial sources said, potentially reviving a deal that triggered prot...

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Indian sailors on small boat hijacked off Somali coast

Indian sailors on small boat hijacked off Somali coast

Earlier in March, pirates had seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, a week after Somali pirates hijacked their first commercial vessel since 2012....

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Adityanath to campaign for BJP in the upcoming MCD polls

Adityanath to campaign for BJP in the upcoming MCD polls

He said that his government had initiated several measures to change the state. Meanwhile, Former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav took a dig at the new state government, saying only "anti-Romeo squads...

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Trump targets trade abuses with two executive orders

US President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to pinpoint nations and goods responsible for his country's huge trade deficit. US President Donald Trump attends a meeting at the White House in ...

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South African anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

Kathrada spent 26 years and three months in prison, 18 of which were on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela , who later became South Africa's first black President, was also imprisoned. That arrest ...

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U.S. will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

Beijing has never been more powerful in the modern era and Xi is the strongest Chinese leader since Deng Xiaoping, who set his country on the course to capitalism that has helped it emerge as a rising...

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May accused of using European Union security & intel as Brexit 'bargaining chip'

May accused of using European Union security & intel as Brexit 'bargaining chip'

The Hansard Society has also highlighted the use of so-called "Henry VIII clauses" or delegated legislation, which enables acts of Parliament to be scrapped or amended without going through the normal...

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Merkel's Deputy Bouffier: Erdogan Not Wanted in Germany

Turkish government officials are still participating in events for expatriate Turks across Europe, but are not campaigning for the referendum, the Turkish deputy prime minister has said. "Don't cut ...

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