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Russian Federation attack: Death toll from St Petersburg metro bombing rises to 14

Local media said police were searching for a man recorded on CCTV, who was thought to have been involved in the attack. Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova on Tuesday said 49 people were sti...

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Donald Trump says he is 'very much behind' authoritarian Egyptian President Sisi

Trump noted that the US plans to build its military to "possibly" its highest levels as it looks to fight the Islamic State group and lend support to its allies. Veteran columnist Raghida Dergham wrot...

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UK tourism body calls for visa-free EU travel after Brexit

UK tourism body calls for visa-free EU travel after Brexit

The committee said legislation implementing the UK's withdrawal from the European Union is likely to require the legislative consent of devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland...

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De'Aaron Fox says he will leave Kentucky to enter NBA Draft

I want to thank my teammates for being on this ride with me as well as the seniors and specifically Zay ( Isaiah Briscoe ) for guiding me this season. Monk finished the season scoring 754 points, whic...

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St Petersburg metro blast suspect likely born in central Asia

St Petersburg metro blast suspect likely born in central Asia

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "The fact that the act of terror was perpetrated in the moment that the head of state was in the city is food for thought ". St Petersburg television showed foo...

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Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz-born man

Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz-born man

The explosion that shook Russian Federation on April 3, comes after the Islamic State group called for retribution against Russia's military intervention in Syria. Petersburg", he wrote. Later in th...

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The Walking Dead: [SPOILER]'s Death Hit All the Right Notes

The Walking Dead: [SPOILER]'s Death Hit All the Right Notes

It was quite poetic when I found out how it was going to happen. That's not even an episode , since season six ends in 16 episodes. If that backstory did not exist, we'd nearly say that it makes ...

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US and Russia clash over US attempt to debate rights at UN

Haley said the United States will not wait till "something happens" and will indulge in endeavours to diffuse escalating tensions between the two countries. "This administration wants to see them act"...

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Play suspended twice on first practice at Augusta

Play suspended twice on first practice at Augusta

In 2014, Fowler shared fifth at the Masters for his best showing yet at Augusta National. Canadian Adam Hadwin trails at +8,000, and defending champion Danny Willett sits at a distant +10,000. The...

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'Desperate' Kim Jong-Un 'Would Use His Nuclear Weapons' If Threatened

'Desperate' Kim Jong-Un 'Would Use His Nuclear Weapons' If Threatened

Malaysia's police chief declined to say who in Kim Jong Nam's family wrote the letter asking that his body be brought back to North Korea. Leaving his post as deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom...

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Brexit will be "good" for the United Kingdom, according to Trump

It says that in these circumstances, Parliament must be given a vote on whether to accept Ms May's decision to leave at without a deal at the end of negotiations. Mr Benn also denied the proposals cou...

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Syrian people do not want Assad as leader - USA envoy to UN

The US Ambassador said "I had numerous conversations with the Secretary-General about the need for peacekeeping reform and the members of the Security Council have very much talked about how they want...

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US ambassador calls for 'very strong' stance on Russia

Ambassador Nikki Haley told United Nations member states on Monday. Speaking on ABC's "This Week" and CBS's " Face the Nation ", the former governor of SC, who was confirmed as ambassador in Janua...

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No question Russia meddled in US election: US ambassador Nikki Haley

Haley also said that she was unsure that the body served any value "except for this that sit on it that protect themselves". The former SC governor acknowledged Russia's alleged role in the electi...

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Gonzaga Denies Cinderella South Carolina, Advances to National Title

As a team, they shot 58 percent from the floor during the first half, 21 points higher than the Gamecocks. "They don't give in to hard moments, and that's the reason we were on this platform". "They'v...

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What we know about the electronics restrictions on some foreign flights

What we know about the electronics restrictions on some foreign flights

Terrorism analyst Paul Cruickshank says the fact that two nations are enforcing the ban means there is a credible threat. One example they cited involved a bomb, possibly hidden in a laptop, that expl...

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Man Utd star Ibrahimovic one of the best, says Koeman

Man Utd star Ibrahimovic one of the best, says Koeman

His frustration with his strikers after the game on Saturday was real". This is Jose Mourinho's longest unbeaten sequence in the Premier League since setting a 40-match streak with Chelsea in Octobe...

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Kejriwal Promises To Abolish Residential House Tax, BJP, Congress Critical

Later, accompanied by the leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta, he submitted his resignation at the Assembly Speaker's office. He was fed up of corruption and nepotism within AAP #CorruptAAP (sic), " M...

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Who is St Petersburg bombing suspect Akbarzhon Jalilov?

Who is St Petersburg bombing suspect Akbarzhon Jalilov?

And throughout the city, there was a sense of shock that terror could strike their city that had seemed far from being a target - unlike Paris, Berlin or London. There was no immediate claim of respon...

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Israel OKs 1st New Settlement in 20 Years

Prominent Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi said the decision was proof of Israel's "systematic policies of settler colonialism, apartheid and ethnic cleansing, showing a total and blatant disregard ...

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Election candidate says Martin McGuinness 'transformed Irish politics for the better'

Election candidate says Martin McGuinness 'transformed Irish politics for the better'

Families of those killed in the Birmingham pub bombings have given their reaction to the death of former IRA commander turned politician, Martin McGuinness. "Once he became the peace maker, he became ...

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Turkey bids to exclude airport and airline from laptop ban

Others are taking a different approach like Dubai, where every effort is being made to ensure travellers can use their gear until the very last minute before boarding, yet prevent any device entering ...

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W. Mosul's old quarter hit by airstrike; 11 killed

Backed by a USA -led worldwide coalition, Iraqi forces launched an operation in February to drive IS from the western half of Iraq's second-largest city, after declaring eastern Mosul "fully liber...

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Kerala seeks three-month extension for highway liquor ban

The Kerala government Monday said it will seek time from the Supreme Court to implement its order banning the sale of liquor along highways, taking into account the "special situation" in the state. S...

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Tillerson will make first trip to United Nations for meeting on N Korea

Tillerson will make first trip to United Nations for meeting on N Korea

But Mr Trump is agitating for a new dynamic in the region, already warning that this week's meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping will be "difficult". But if the talks with Xi don't produce Trump'...

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Kim Jong-Nam Deceased's body returned to North Korea

Kim Jong-Nam Deceased's body returned to North Korea

The Malaysian contingent had been stranded in North Korea amid a protracted spat following the February 13 killing of Kim Jong Nam - the North Korean leader's estranged older half brother - at Kuala L...

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Liquor ban: Rajasthan denotifies state highways within city limits

He said the implementation of the order will depend on various State governments' interpretation of the order. Denotifying highways appears to be coming across as the most preferred option for sever...

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North Korean officials return home from Malaysia

By GCR Staff0 CommentsSome 176 North Koreans hired to work at construction sites in Malaysia's Sarawak state have "disappeared into thin air", according to reports in the The Borneo Post on 29 Mar...

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Thousands pay tribute to London attack victims

More than 35 people were injured. Mahroof Hussain, director of outreach for the Tell MAMA organisation, which works to counter anti-Muslim attacks, said: "After the awful events in London we must ...

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Investigators looking for two Central Asians — Russia blast

Investigators looking for two Central Asians — Russia blast

All metro stations were closed and the people evacuated, Tass reported. Patriach Kirill, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, led a service at Moscow's main cathedral on Tuesday for those killed in ...

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Rand Paul 'Very Optimistic' for 'ObamaCare Repeal' After Meeting With President

Since the bill went down, Trump has repeatedly lashed out at members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus who contributed to the defeat. Long used as a political weapon against Democrats, heal...

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Costa: Manchester City will be a six-point affair

Benteke added: "It was important to win today but there's a long way to go and we have a hard trip to Southampton next". Pep Guardiola's team twice squandered the lead in Sunday's 2-2 draw at Ars...

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Judiciary panel votes 11-9 in favor of Gorsuch

Here's what some people following along are saying on Twitter. "And he refuses to compromise his independence". The Republicans, with 48 votes, need 60 votes to prevent the filibuster. That's when o...

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Impeached South Korean President apologises, promises cooperation

Impeached South Korean President apologises, promises cooperation

Park could face extortion, bribery and other criminal charges, but it is not known if prosecutors will seek to arrest her anytime soon, especially ahead of an election in May to choose her successor. ...

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Donnelly Announces Support For Trump Nominee Gorsuch

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) downplayed the idea the increasingly likely constitutional option to confirm Gorsuch on a simple majority vote is a stark break with Senate tradition. Democratic senators Diann...

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