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Dispute over release of Hernandez's brain

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in people with a history of repetitive brain trauma, including football players, that can manifest itself as i...

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GM says Venezuela has illegally seized its manufacturing plant

On Wednesday, a Venezuelan court in the western state of Zulia ordered the American company's assets frozen and its property seized, siding against GM in a suit filed by a former GM dealer in 2000, a...

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France's 11 presidential hopefuls stake out positions on TV

Some of the candidates later clashed over whether official campaigning, which has just one more day to run, should be brought to a full stop in light of the incident. The Le Pen family haunts French p...

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Georgia run-off sets test for Trump, and Democrats

Ossoff's total fell short of the required 50 percent to avoid a runoff, but political analysts considered it somewhat of a coup for a 30-year-old Democrat who has never held political office and desc...

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Battle of Vimy Ridge remembered

The innovative fighting techniques used so effectively by our soldiers at Vimy Ridge would contribute to the final Allied victory a year and a half later. The sacrifice of First World War Canadian sol...

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Trump vows to back United States dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

In the letter, released by Ottawa, ambassador David MacNaughton said Canada's dairy industry was less protectionist than its USA counterpart. Trump's remarks were made over a growing trade dispute b...

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Bill O'Reilly could get up to $25 million in severance

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly was ousted from the network this week amid allegations that he sexually harassed several women over the course of his career. Clearly one of the most talked about topics of...

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US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

At a news conference in Tel Aviv , Mattis also said that in recent days the Syrian Air Force has dispersed its combat aircraft. He did not elaborate. "And this is a partnership based on common values...

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Paris gunman was French national - Belgian interior minister

Interior Ministry Spokesman Pierre-Henri Brandit said that the suspect got out of a vehicle and opened fire on a police van, killing one officer. "Paying homage to the policeman killed on the Champs...

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Heavy security in Teheran as campaigning starts for Iran's presidential vote

Heavy security in Teheran as campaigning starts for Iran's presidential vote

He suddenly pulled out his own papers and registered as a candidate as well. "I support the mostly independent way in which Iranians could receive information on the candidates and the elections", R...

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Registers to Run for President

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Registers to Run for President

Last year, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei discouraged him from running for presidential bid because it is "not in his interest and that of the country". Fissures continue to linger inside Ir...

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Russian Federation challenges U.S. to prove chemical attack in Syria

Russia's hopes for a thaw in Russia-US ties following Mr Trump's election have been shattered by the congressional investigation into alleged ties between Trump campaign associates and Russia. milita...

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Taliban Kill 50 Muslims in Attack

At least 14 Taliban fighters, including the shadow governor of the northern Baghlan province, have been killed in heavy fighting with Afghan forces, officials said Wednesday. Army spokesman, Nasratull...

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British Parliament backs PM's call for June general election over 'Brexit'

The Prime minister , Theresa May easily secured the minimum of two-thirds vote required as MPs voted 522 in favour for the motion whilst just 13 voted against. In a surprise U-turn, May called Tues...

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25 years for ex-Saint's killer in 'profoundly sad' case

Defense attorney Jay Daniel said Hayes truly believes he was in danger when he shot Smith during an argument over traffic past year. But witnesses said Racquel Smith was calming her husband and lead...

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Young man is 9th fatality in Venezuela protests this month

The sergeant was the third person reported killed in the protests over the past day and the eighth person to die in demonstrations over the past several weeks. The statement said a fair judicial syste...

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Ontario brings in foreign housing tax to cool Toronto market

Ontario brings in foreign housing tax to cool Toronto market

Don't take my word for it - Finance Minister Charles Sousa admitted as much on Thursday, as the government unveiled its long-awaited plan to cool the Greater Toronto Area's real estate frenzy : "We...

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Indian Tycoon Mallya Arrested in London for Extradition

After getting bail, Vijay Mallya took on Indian media and tweeted: "Usual Indian media hype". In New Delhi , Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar said, "We are now assessing the fact...

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USS Carl Vinson was sent to Indian Ocean, not Korean Peninsula

Carl Vinson was headed north, toward the Korean peninsula. The Carl Vinson , accompanied by a carrier air wing, two guided-missile destroyers and a cruiser, was supposed to have been ordered to sai...

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Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way

Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way

Several mock drafts have the Chicago Bears taking Clemson quarterback, Deshaun Watson , with the third pick, but others feel that would be a reach. "Even though a draft may be deep at a position, y...

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China puts bombers on 'high alert' amid tensions in Korean peninsula

China puts bombers on 'high alert' amid tensions in Korean peninsula

The statement would have demanded an immediate end to violations of Security Council resolutions sanctioning the North's nuclear and ballistic missile programs and underscored the "vital importance"...

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Arkansas carries out an execution

If he is put to death, his killing will be Arkansas' first execution since 2005. The state originally scheduled an unprecedented eight executions between April 17 and 27, but several cases are now tie...

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Fugitive ex-governor of Mexican state of Veracruz detained

His arrest was a joint operation between Interpol and Guatemalan police, Mexico's attorney general said. Duarte left office October 12, several weeks before the end of his term, saying he was prepar...

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Second Champs-Elysees attack suspect hands himself over to Belgian police

Second Champs-Elysees attack suspect hands himself over to Belgian police

During the ensuing gun battle - witnesses spoke of a short but intense exchange of fire - the suspected attacker was killed and two other officers wounded. TV footage showed the Arc de Triomphe monu...

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Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

Lee had no last words, according to the Arkansas Department of Corrections . Lee began receiving the lethal injection at 11:44 p.m. and was pronounced deceased at 11:56 p.m. Arkansas adopted an agg...

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AIADMK merger talks take a hit

Though Dinakaran had convened a meeting of the party MLAs in the morning, it was cancelled because he had to be present in the Additional Chief Metropolitan Court in connection with two FERA violation...

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OPCW: Sarin Or Similar Substance Used In Suspected Syria Chemical Attack

OPCW: Sarin Or Similar Substance Used In Suspected Syria Chemical Attack

Former Brig. Gen. Zaher al-Sakat said the Syrian government still possessed hundreds of tons of chemical weapons. Johnson also commanded UK's own efforts in investigating the chemical incident in ...

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At Least 18 Children Killed in Fiery Minibus Crash in South Africa

At Least 18 Children Killed in Fiery Minibus Crash in South Africa

Several other pupils were hurt - some were reportedly dragged from the wreckage by passers-by. It is not yet known what the cause of the accident was, but pictures show the minibus entirely burnt ou...

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Ann Coulter Speech in Berkeley Back On

Now fires blaze across the university when a controversial speaker is set to appear on campus or a controversial viewpoint is expressed. However, a leader of the college Republican group that original...

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May to vow end of European Union free movement into UK

May to vow end of European Union free movement into UK

With the European Union finalizing its9- position to take into the talks, diplomats revised the bloc's draft negotiating guidelines, adding harder language on issues including the safeguarding of citi...

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Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law

Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law

The bill reverses a rule the Obama administration issued late a year ago to protect funding for Planned Parenthood. Penny Nance of Concerned Women for America posted a photo on Instagram from t...

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14 dead as huge fire engulfs ration shop in Madhya Pradesh

14 dead as huge fire engulfs ration shop in Madhya Pradesh

According to sources, a scuffle during the distribution of kerosene ration led to a massive fire. Fire brigades from neighbouring districts have also been called in to aid the operations. Local police...

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Prime minister asks for backing for early vote

She said holding an election in June, rather than as scheduled in 2020, will give the country " certainty and stability " as it negotiates its departure from the EU. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa ...

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Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

Vice President Pence made this remark while on a tour in ASEAN Organization's Headquarters established in Jakarta-Indonesia. Paynor, in a press briefing at the Malacañang Palace, admitted that they ...

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President Trump's Administration Will Face Judge Gonzalo Curiel in Deported Dreamer Case

President Trump's Administration Will Face Judge Gonzalo Curiel in Deported Dreamer Case

DACA is short for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , a 2012 Obama administration executive order that offered temporary protection and work permits to immigrants who arrived in the U.S. "We fi...

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