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FG summons Indian high commissioner over attack on Nigerians

FG summons Indian high commissioner over attack on Nigerians

Meanwhile, the Association of African Students of India, has asked African students in Noida to stay at home and not attend classes on Tuesday. In a second attack the same evening, a Nigerian stud...

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UK's Daily Mail to pay Melania Trump damages over modelling claims

She had filed a $150 million (120 million pound) lawsuit against the Daily Mail's owner in NY claiming the article had cost her millions of dollars in potential business. Justice Nicol read an agree...

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White House hints Russian Federation knew about Syria chemical weapons attack in advance

Until Trump ordered US missile strikes in response to the April 4 nerve gas attack, the president had focused on defeating the Islamic State group and had shown no appetite for challenging Assad - and...

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North Korea Threatens Nuclear Attack On US Soil

North Korea Threatens Nuclear Attack On US Soil

In the era of President Donald Trump, both countries are facing renewed tension with the United States . "In 1994 we had a similar situation in which the United States possibly wanted to strike". T...

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Easter egg hunts scheduled Saturday in Rantoul

The area will be divided into four age groups. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and his family will join in this seventh annual event, presented by the city of Columbia, that includes an egg hunt, games,...

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Trump turns up heat as Putin digs heels in

Trump turns up heat as Putin digs heels in

In the absence of answers, other countries seem to be moving ahead on their own terms. The strike was ordered by US President Donald Trump as an alleged retaliatory response to the Khan Shaykhun chemi...

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Call Congress Today to stop the undermining of our online security!

Call Congress Today to stop the undermining of our online security!

US lawmakers voted on Tuesday, March 28, to eliminate Internet privacy protections, giving Internet service providers (ISPs) the green light to sell consumers' web browsing history and app usage dat...

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Devin Nunes steps down from US House probe on Russian Federation

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said Thursday he will temporarily step aside from the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the USA presidential election after coming under ...

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Wednesday, April 12th Forecast: More showers today along with gusty south winds

Besides minor rain chances (20%) Thursday and Friday , we're looking at plenty of dry hours and warmer temps. Tomorrow night: Skies trend partly to mostly cloudy, and we can't rule out a stray ...

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U.S., South Korea, Japan target North Korea submarine threats

U.S., South Korea, Japan target North Korea submarine threats

Last year North Korea conducted two nuclear weapons tests and 24 missile tests. North Korea test-launched SLBMs three times a year ago on April 23, July 9 and August 24, the last of which was consid...

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Winnipeg veterans march to remember Vimy Ridge on 100th anniversary

The Prince of Wales described the efforts of Canadian troops who fought at the Battle of Vimy Ridge as setting "an extraordinary example of selflessness for our future generations". More than 15,000 C...

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White House Says Russia Tried to Cover Up Syrian Chemical Attack

With fresh urgency but scant solutions, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and top foreign diplomats held an urgent meeting Tuesday to strategize on a way forward to end the protracted civil war in...

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NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college

NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college

Under a proposal by Senate republicans, and agreed to by the governor, students who receive the scholarship must live and work in NY for the same number of years they received funding. Despite what Re...

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Coachella turned down the chance to book Kate Bush

Coachella turned down the chance to book Kate Bush

Apparently, her very first USA show was absolutely on the table for Coachella, but the festival curator shot it down on the grounds that nobody would get it. "AEG has demanded Lowell Farms remove any ...

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Aus PM Malcolm Turnbull arrives on four-day India visit

For years before Narendra Modi took over as Prime Minister, India-Australia ties were virtually on autopilot, and there had been no major effort in realising the full potential of the ties. Australian...

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Facts about Justice Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court

Facts about Justice Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court

It is the conclusion of a almost 14-month process to fill Scalia's seat, with Republicans winning a bitter battle to ensure his replacement was a like-minded disciple who will restore a conservative m...

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Cornyn, Cruz part of Senate vote confirming Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Cornyn, Cruz part of Senate vote confirming Gorsuch to Supreme Court

In a 54 to 45 vote , the Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to the nation's highest court. They did, which prompted Senate Republicans to invoke the so-called "nuclear option" - a ch...

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In surprise move, Iran's Ahmadinejad to run for president

So far, 126 candidates, including six women, have registered at the Iranian Interior Ministry. "I repeat that I am committed to my moral promise (of not running) and my presence and registration is ...

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WH considers order that could lead to more tariffs

The main success of the Florida meeting appears to have been the lack of public disputes, despite Trump warning ahead of time that trade issues would make the encounter "very hard". "The 100-day tim...

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Ferrari wants to discuss form with Kimi Raikkonen after Chinese GP display

Two weeks after beating Hamilton at the season-opening Australian GP, Vettel had to settle for second place this time, finishing 6.2 seconds behind his rival. "We're both doing that, and that's a grea...

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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley On Trump's Reversal On Syria: 'He Wasn't President'

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley On Trump's Reversal On Syria: 'He Wasn't President'

The report itself indicated that US officials were "confident" Assad was responsible for the attack. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said further strikes were on the table. Mr Tillerson has sa...

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Borussia Dortmund v Monaco: Fans come together with #bedforawayfans

Borussia Dortmund v Monaco: Fans come together with #bedforawayfans

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas wrote on Twitter: "Shocking news". It's important now to get to the bottom of this. According to a the state prosecutor's office, a letter was found close to the...

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White House says Kremlin tried to 'cover-up' Assad attack

In that vein, the USA missile strike confounded many allies, as have mixed signals sent out by the administration on whether Washington is prioritizing the removal of Syrian President Bashar al-Assa...

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U.S. crossed 'red lines' in Syria

U.S. crossed 'red lines' in Syria

Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday. "It just - if you look at his actions, if you look at the situation, it's going to be hard to see a government that's peaceful and st...

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Borussia Dortmund bus bombing: Everything we know so far

There is so far no indication that the three explosions are a terror attack, reported German Press Agency (DPA), citing local police. The match has now been rescheduled for Wednesday night 6:45pm lo...

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Trump taunts North Korea on Twitter, says US will 'solve' fight

Trump taunts North Korea on Twitter, says US will 'solve' fight

As the world continues watching to see whether Trump's attack was a one-time outing created to send a message - or the first shot in a new war against Assad's regime - North Korea's regime has new rea...

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Three shot outside Cookeville FICOSA plant

Three shot outside Cookeville FICOSA plant

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . "Three people were shot: one male and 2 females". The woman was the shooter and it appears she took her own life, officials said at a news conferenc...

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Fire put out by airport as Tillerson arrived

Fire put out by airport as Tillerson arrived

But, he said , the distinction "doesn't much matter to the dead". Western countries blame Assad for the attack, which killed 87 people. Also Monday, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis issued a state...

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Marc Bartra undergoing wrist surgery after Borussia Dortmund bus explosion

Lucke said: "The investigation is being carried out based on suspicion of attempted murder". Police have discovered a letter claiming responsibility for the things they're describing as a "targeted ...

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North Korean ships head home after China orders coal returned

North Korean ships head home after China orders coal returned

Several trading sources claim that China's customs department issued an order on April 7th telling trading companies to return all of their North Korean coal cargoes. A Reuters analytics platform dete...

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Japanese, U.S. navies plan joint show of force towards North Korea

Japanese, U.S. navies plan joint show of force towards North Korea

In that case, Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from two Navy destroyers destroyed Syrian warplanes, air defense systems, fuel and other supplies. The stakes remain too high for both countries, anal...

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Tillerson, Other G7 Foreign Ministers Meet In Italy, With Syria On Agenda

Tillerson, Other G7 Foreign Ministers Meet In Italy, With Syria On Agenda

Russia, a staunch backer of Assad, fiercely condemned the attack as an act of "aggression" from the U.S. He did not offer any proof for that assertion. In addition to contradicting Moscow's claims p...

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Tillerson heads to Moscow carrying Western call for Russian Federation to abandon Assad

Tillerson heads to Moscow carrying Western call for Russian Federation to abandon Assad

A joint command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it w...

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Xi urges peaceful resolution of N. Korea tensions in Trump call

Xi urges peaceful resolution of N. Korea tensions in Trump call

North Korea said on 13 February it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile, triggering a US-led call for an urgent UN Security Council meeting after a launch seen as a challenge to President ...

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United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia

Haley said that it was hard to see a peaceful and stable Syria with Assad as president [CNN report], based on his action and the current situation in Syria. But he stopped short of saying the Russ...

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