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Somali national inaugurated as new president of Somalia

The visit, the duration of which has not been announced, is the first trip of its kind for the new Somali president since his election early this month. Mogherini wished him every success for his mand...

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Swedish politician proposes taking paid 'sex breaks' at work

Swedish politician proposes taking paid 'sex breaks' at work

Speaking to Stockholm based newspaper Aftonbladet , Muskos said sex breaks could " kill two birds with one stone ". "There are studies that show sex is healthy", he told AFP news agency. "You can...

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BJP hints at joining hands with Shiv Sena

BJP hints at joining hands with Shiv Sena

Keep an eye on this space for the live updates of the results of the BMC elections 2017. The BJP has put up a spectacular show in Mumbai and Maharashtra. As the counting progresses, Sena gets a...

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Hillary Clinton chides Trump for silence over Jewish community centers, anti-Semitism

Hillary Clinton chides Trump for silence over Jewish community centers, anti-Semitism

President Trump urged Americans to "fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms", including antisemitic threats targeted at Jewish community centers, speaking on February 21 at...

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Trump holds interviews for security adviser to replace Flynn

Trump holds interviews for security adviser to replace Flynn

Trump, told reporters Vice President Mike Pence participated in choosing McMaster, and said the new NSA is "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience". General H.R. McMaster is an outst...

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Bot out, Ukip tells Putin, as pro-Russia tweeters attack Paul Nuttall

Bot out, Ukip tells Putin, as pro-Russia tweeters attack Paul Nuttall

Stoke in the West Midlands recorded the strongest vote for Brexit of any of Britain's major cities in last June's referendum, and the anti-EU, anti-immigration UK Independence Party (UKIP) is hoping f...

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Man Booted From Houston-Bound Flight for Making Racist Comments

The couple didn't hear the comment at first, so he repeated the question. When they didn't hear him ― or exhausted to ignore him ― he repeated the question, prompting several other passengers to com...

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Chinese Province Orders All Cars to Install GPS

Chinese Province Orders All Cars to Install GPS

Drivers in the Bayingol area who refuse to install the system will not be allowed to buy fuel. The surveillance initiative will also see cars tracked using RFID tags attached to license plates, th...

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Israel Strikes Targets in Syria, Lebanon

Israeli warplanes struck posts along the Lebanese border with Syria in a predawn raid Wednesday. It remains unclear what the raid was targeting. With its formidable arsenal of missiles trained on ...

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BMC polls: Shiv Sena confident of winning elections, says Manohar Joshi

BMC polls: Shiv Sena confident of winning elections, says Manohar Joshi

The two sides, which have traded corruption accusations, are now fighting the civic polls separately for the first time in two decades. According to the information from the BMC, in 2012, the total ...

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Virat Kohli Reveals the Secret Behind His & Steve Smith's Success

The aftermath of the India-South Africa series of 2015 has ensured that. "I'm confident in the squad we've got here to compete against India . We don't need to focus too much on the opposition, at th...

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BAE COO Charles Woodburn to Become CEO in July

The company said it saw "encouraging signs" of a return to growth in defence budgets in the U.S. - the world's biggest military spender. The company is to pay a final dividend of 12.70p a share, tak...

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Marine Le Pen Aides Under Investigation Over Misuse of EU Money

On her last day in the small Mediterranean country , Ms. Le Pen arrived at Sheikh Abdellatif Deryan's office in Beirut and was offered a white shawl to cover her blonde hair. Describing him as "...

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Voters queue up as polling for BMC election begins

Voters queue up as polling for BMC election begins

The supporters of Shiv Sena and BJP on Thursday clashed after some Sena activists burst firecrackers outside the BJP office at Dadar in Central Mumbai as trends for the BMC polls started pouring-in,...

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Secretary Tillerson to Visit Mexico as Homeland Unveils Deportation Plan

Secretary Tillerson to Visit Mexico as Homeland Unveils Deportation Plan

Last month, Pena Nieto canceled a scheduled visit to Washington after Trump vowed on Twitter to make Mexico pay for construction of a massive border wall between the two nations. That includes crossin...

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Lloyds swings to Q4 profit as it boosts dividend

Lloyds swings to Q4 profit as it boosts dividend

As a result, the bank's shares opened trading 4% higher at 69.49p. "This means over £19bn returned to the taxpayer; and is alongside the further £2.2bn in dividends paid to our 2.5 million sharehold...

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Starvation strikes South Sudan

Starvation strikes South Sudan

Several U.N. agencies warn roughly 100,000 people are now at risk of starvation, and another 1 million are on the brink of famine . The agencies described how destitute farmers were scrounging for ...

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Counting Of Votes Begins, Close Fight Between BJP, Sena

Counting Of Votes Begins, Close Fight Between BJP, Sena

The incumbent Shiv Sena which snapped its 25 year old alliance with the Bharatiya Janta Party is now leading the way in the country's richest civic body. Counting of votes will be taken up on February...

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US Official For First Latin America Trip

US Official For First Latin America Trip

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson exits his limousine prior to his departure for Mexico from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, on February 22, 2017. It's when a Big Ten school plays a small college in pres...

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BMC polls: BJP hoping Sena doesn't get close to 100

BMC polls: BJP hoping Sena doesn't get close to 100

The Sena-BJP coalition had been ruling the BMC for a long time but the two parties are falling out with each other for quite some time now with the Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray openly criticising Naren...

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8 dead and more than 15 injured in a blast in Lahore

In a shocking incident, Lahore city was throttled by a bomb explosion which occurred in the commercial area within Lahore's Defence Y Block on February 23. The Inspector General of police will lea...

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Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser quits

Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser quits

Flynn resigned after a Washington Post report suggested some USA officials believed Flynn could be susceptible to Russian blackmail and after he faced new scrutiny over a call with Russia's ambassad...

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National Zoo says farewell to Bao Bao; panda cub headed to China

National Zoo says farewell to Bao Bao; panda cub headed to China

The cub won't have to worry about finding overhead bin space or dealing with a talkative seatmate on the 16-hour, nonstop flight. Will the National Zoo change without Bao Bao? Like Noah, Michael B...

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USA slams Russia's move to recognize Ukraine rebel documents

A cease-fire in eastern Ukraine aimed at halting fighting between Ukrainian government forces and Moscow-backed separatists went into effect Monday. They have made lifting those sanctions contingent...

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Kim Jong-nam killing: attempted morgue break

Kim Jong-nam killing: attempted morgue break

Malaysia said the North Korean allegations against Kuala Lumpur were "deeply insulting". If the toxin only entered the bloodstream it could leave the body very quickly. He also noted that North Ko...

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Australia Post CEO resigns weeks after $5.6 million pay packet made public

Australia Post CEO resigns weeks after $5.6 million pay packet made public

Announcing his departure, the firm made no reference to the controversy. Ms Stanthorpe said the board would being searching for a new CEO immediately. "They are a letters company and, by the way, th...

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London police force appoints first female chief

The decision to appoint the new Scotland Yard Commissioner was made by Home Secretary Amber Rudd, in consultation with London mayor, Sadiq Khan, a former human rights lawyer. Despite her role coming u...

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Stolen gate returned to Nazi concentration camp in Dachau

Police officer Kari Bjoerkhaug Trones standing beside the recovered iron gate from the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, in Bergen, Norway, Dec. The 220lb gate, bearing the slogan "Arbeit mach...

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"Major winter storm could drop 5-9" of snow

The National Weather Service has a 60 percent chance of precipitation, starting with rain and turning to snow Wednesday night. The previous high, 57 degrees, was set in 1903, according to the Nation...

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United States oil holds near seven-week high; OPEC upbeat on output curbs

Additional export destinations for USA oil include Europe, Latin America, and Canada. "The supply demand balance undoubtedly is tightening, the inventories are dropping, and on that basis I don't se...

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10.23% voting in fourth phase till 9 am

The party had won only six seats in this region in 2012 Assembly polls. Four people including Samajwadi Party candidate Siddhgopal Sahu's son have been injured in firing between SP and BSP supporters....

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New tax bracket will nail South Africa's wealthiest

New tax bracket will nail South Africa's wealthiest

The tax increases include a new top personal income tax rate of 45% for the "estimated 100,000 individuals with taxable incomes above R1.5 million". But Gordhan is optimistic that in the year ahead,...

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Adam Lallana signs new Liverpool contract

Adam Lallana signs new Liverpool contract

The England international's influence on the Liverpool team has only grown under the tutelage of Jurgen Klopp and the German has often gushed about Lallana this season. "I am so pleased that we will...

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Starvation hits parts of South Sudan

It is the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. Serge Tissot of the FAO said, " Our worst fears have been realized " in Unity state, where the war disrupted farming and re...

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Be prepared for Storm Doris

Be prepared for Storm Doris

DRIVERS have been warned to expect gales and heavy rain tomorrow on many major routes as Storm Doris hits the UK. Forecasters say strong winds will arrive along south and west coasts this evening, a...

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