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Clashes in Syria capital after surprise rebel assault

Residents said artillery shells and rockets were landing inside the heart of the city, and the activist-run Damascus Today Facebook group reported government air raids over the area of the clashes. Th...

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National Crime Victims Rights Week is now through April 8th

National Crime Victims Rights Week is now through April 8th

On Tuesday, April 4, the Shelby County Commissioners will be making a official proclamation for National Crime Victim Rights Week and will be presenting it to the Shelby County Victim Services staff...

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Korea's Park says 'sorry' as she undergoes questioning

She is now facing charges of abuse of power and fraud for allegedly using her relationship with Park to force major South Korean companies to donate millions of dollars to two foundations believed to ...

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British police investigate reason behind London attack

The propaganda arm of the Islamic State, Amaq News Agency, posted Thursday that Masood was a soldier who carried out the operation in retaliation for coalition air strikes against ISIS positions in Ir...

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3 dead, at least 4 injured in boiler explosion in Soulard

Louis Post-Dispatch . One person was trapped under the hot boiler when it landed inside Faultless Healthcare Linen and was taken to the hospital in critical condition, Jenkerson says. "This was a ve...

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Hoisting non-Iraqi flags in Kirkuk unconstitutional: Iran

Hoisting non-Iraqi flags in Kirkuk unconstitutional: Iran

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said he contacted his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi to discuss the issue. The meeting, held in President Barzani's headquarters, was held in response to a ...

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Britain to offer Jordan more trainers in anti-IS strikes

Mrs May's visit to Saudi Arabia will reopen thorny questions over support for human rights, says the BBC's deputy political editor John Pienaar. Jordan's official news agency Petra reported that May...

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Israel new homes only in current settlements, media reports

An official statement said the construction will take place in the Emek Shilo area near Nablus. Prominent Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi said the decision was proof of Israel's "systematic polic...

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First vote on Gorsuch nears with starkly opposing views

It was the Republican talking point of the Sunday talk shows: If Democrats delay Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court this week, Republicans said , it would be an affront to history - the...

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Cambridge ladies secure Boat Race joy after disastrous start for Oxford crew

The Light Blues of Cambridge, who nearly sank previous year, went on to secure their first victory since 2012 by some distance, and in a record time of 18 minutes 34 seconds. Cambridge had come out se...

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New ISIS tactic in Iraq fight: Gather Mosul's civilians, then lure airstrike

New ISIS tactic in Iraq fight: Gather Mosul's civilians, then lure airstrike

Votel told a House Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday. Echoing Wednesday congressional testimony from Gen. Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command, Scrocca also said , "Our goal is...

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Mexican newspaper closes citing insecurity for journalists

Mexican newspaper closes citing insecurity for journalists

A Mexican newspaper has announced it will no longer publish after 27 years in existence because of increasing insecurity along the border with the United States. One of her children was reported to ha...

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Girl, 13, Killed Retrieving Phone From Subway Tracks

Girl, 13, Killed Retrieving Phone From Subway Tracks

Dina Kadribasic , 13, of Queens , jumped onto the tracks at the 63rd Drive-Rego Park subway station, about two blocks from her home, the New York Daily News reported . She was taken to Elmhurst Hosp...

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Arsenal twice comes from behind to hold Man City in league

Arsenal remains seven points behind fourth-placed City, albeit with a game in hand over Pep Guardiola's side. Arsenal fell behind after only five minutes when Leroy Sane held off Hector Bellerin ...

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Casey says he will vote 'no' on Gorsuch nomination

Casey says he will vote 'no' on Gorsuch nomination

Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., both called Tuesday for a postponement on any vote to confirm Gorsuch to the nation's highest court. "To my Republican friends who think that if Judge Gorsuch fails to rea...

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Blast on Russia's St. Petersburg subway kills 10, injures 50

The Saint Petersburg metro said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies that it has closed two stations , Technological Institute and Sennaya Ploshchad - two neighbouring stations on one li...

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United States combat airlift marks deepening involvement in Syria

Earlier this week, U.S. forces airlifted SDF fighters behind IS lines to allow them to launch the Tabqa assault, and on Friday the alliance reached one of the dam's entrances. IS issued warnings throu...

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Park apologises, vows to undergo questioning 'faithfully'

Park was also identified as an accomplice of Choi in helping solicit tens of millions of USA dollars from scores of large business conglomerates to establish two non-profit foundations Choi used for p...

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European Union puts pen to paper, signs unity pledge on 60th anniversary

The EU has often done this in practice in the past, with only 19 nations in the eurozone and not all members participating in the Schengen zone of borderless travel. " We want to fight racism and xeno...

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Tester Undecided On Supreme Court Nomination Vote

Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.V., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., became the first members of the Democratic Party to back President Donald Trump's nominee to the nation's highest court. A vote on the nomin...

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One More Victim Dies, And Police Make More Arrests

One More Victim Dies, And Police Make More Arrests

Kurt Cochran and his wife, Melissa, on the last day of a trip celebrating their 25th anniversary, were visiting her parents, who are serving as Mormon missionaries in London . Ellwood, a former army ...

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Flynn failed to disclose income from Russian entities: White House

Flynn failed to disclose income from Russian entities: White House

In a form signed by Flynn on March 31, the former White House official listed speaking engagements to Russian entities, including the Kremlin-funded RT TV , Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Kaspersky Governm...

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Park arrested, jailed over corruption allegations

Her arrest today follows the detention of Choi Soon-sil past year and the subsequent arrest of Samsung's Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong last month ( February ). Amid the corruption investigation, Park was...

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Gonzaga, North Carolina feature bigs in title game

The Bulldogs are No. 2 in the country in defensive rebounding at 30.84 per game and 11th in rebounding margin (7.2), but they allowed 13 offensive rebounds against SC in the semifinals. Karnowski ofte...

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Lord Krishna remark: Prashant Bhushan's residence attacked, protesters throw ink at nameplate

Lord Krishna remark: Prashant Bhushan's residence attacked, protesters throw ink at nameplate

On the basis of a complaint filed by UP Congress spokesperson Zeeshan Haider, city police on Sunday evening booked lawyer Prashant Bhushan in a criminal case. Bagga first announced on twitter that he ...

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Over 60000 South Sudanese refugees enter Sudan

Over 60000 South Sudanese refugees enter Sudan

The Indians had been abducted on March 8 and the Pakistani on March 19. "Lastly, the Troika notes the importance of breaking the cycle of impunity, and encourages further progress by the AU toward the...

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Leopard sneaks into Nepal's worldwide airport, flight operations disrupted

Leopard sneaks into Nepal's worldwide airport, flight operations disrupted

Police and forest officers were called in to find the leopard. "We are trying to capture the animal after it entered the drains". "Considering the excessive flight pressure and possible disturbance ...

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Rays' Longoria hits 1st home run of new major league season

Pruitt allowed an opposite-field single to 3B Chase Headley , who beat the shift with a soft grounder to the left side. The Yankees were down early, and the only thing that went right was the Yankee...

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Official Results Confirm Serbia PM Vucic Elected President

Serbians voted for a new president yesterday, with conservative Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic the runaway favourite despite opposition warnings about the extent of his domination over the Balkan c...

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Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn didn't initially disclose Russian Federation speeches

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn didn't initially disclose Russian Federation speeches

He had received money from Russian government-backed T.V. network RT, a USA air cargo company affiliated with the Volga-Dnepr Group (which is based in Ulyanovsk, Russia), and the US subsidiary of Russ...

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SA parliament speaker says Zuma could face no-confidence motion

SA parliament speaker says Zuma could face no-confidence motion

Mbete is "biased" as Speaker of the National Assembly. Previous no-confidence motions against Zuma have failed as the ANC has a commanding majority, but there is a growing backlash against him from ...

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Trump national security aides complete North Korea policy review

Trump national security aides complete North Korea policy review

The chief US concern is North Korea's efforts to develop an intercontinental nuclear missile that could carry a nuclear warhead and be capable of hitting the United States. Mr Trump said it was "tot...

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Gonzaga, North Carolina feature beastly bigs in NCAA title game

Gonzaga, North Carolina feature beastly bigs in NCAA title game

Freshman Zach Collins delivered 14 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks in 23 minutes as Gonzaga knocked off SC, 77-73. Prediction: North Carolina over Gonzaga , 82-77. Which team has the ed...

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PM Modi says Kashmirs youth have two paths - tourism or terrorism

PM Modi says Kashmirs youth have two paths - tourism or terrorism

Speaking at a public rally in Udhampur district after the PM inaugurated the Nashri-Chenani, tunnel, Mehbooba said, "Tour operators of Kashmir met me and asked to invite PM Modi to visit Kashmir to ...

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United States in sad shape on world happiness scale

United States in sad shape on world happiness scale

The report is based on an annual survey of 1,000 people in each of the 155 countries polled that simply asks them to rank, on a scale of 0 to 10, whether they are living the life they want to live. ...

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