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Aaron Hernandez's Brain to Be Released for CTE Study

Aaron Hernandez's Brain to Be Released for CTE Study

Hernandez had a $41 million National Football League contract when he was arrested at his home in June 2013 and charged with murder. His fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, had filed court papers o...

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Troops kill six protesters in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Troops kill six protesters in Indian-controlled Kashmir

After the Election Commission made a decision to postpone the by-election in Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency to 25 May from 12 April, the authorities chose to restore internet services in the valley. ...

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Wheaton College student dies after track and field accident

Wheaton College student dies after track and field accident

The Illinois college said in a statement that Roser was struck at approximately 4:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon. When emergency medical services arrived at the scene, Roser-who was unconscious-was tr...

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AIADMK merger: O. Panneerselvam wants proof of Sasikala, Dinakaran ouster

AIADMK merger: O. Panneerselvam wants proof of Sasikala, Dinakaran ouster

T". According to sources, they want Palaniswamy to continue as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and give the deputy CM's position to O Panneerselvam. Senior leaders have been discussing the developmen...

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Afghanistan: President declares day of mourning

Afghanistan: President declares day of mourning

Even the most guarded places in Afghanistan are not safe. Spokesperson of terrorist outfit Zabihullah Mujahid on Saturday said the attack was retribution for the recent killing of several senior Talib...

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Euro rises sharply after first round of French election

Euro rises sharply after first round of French election

Jean-Marie Le Pen was ultimately crushed when voters from right and left rallied around the conservative Jacques Chirac in order to keep out a party whose far-right, anti-immigrant views they consider...

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Israel Dismisses Hunger Strikers as 'Terrorists' & Won't Negotiate

Israel calls them security prisoners - held for offenses ranging from stone throwing and membership in outlawed groups to carrying out attacks that killed or wounded Israelis. "They are terrorists and...

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French election: Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron 'through to final round'

French election: Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron 'through to final round'

Another 7,000 soldiers are on patrol. France has been under a state of emergency since the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris and there has been a steady drip of terrorism incidents in France ove...

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Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue

Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue

China's foreign ministry has expressed "serious concern" over its ally North Korea's warning of further missile tests and the eventual possibility of nuclear war. Earlier, US Vice President Mike Pence...

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China urges USA and North Korea to refrain from provoking each other

President Donald Trump was uncharacteristically quiet about the failed launch. Kim said in his New Year's address that North Korea was in the "final stage" of preparations to test-launch an intercon...

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N.Korea detains USA citizen; at least 3rd American being held

The official said the United States would work with the Swedish Embassy on the matter, but did not provide further comment. Since 2009, North Korea has arrested over 10 US citizens for various crime...

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Coalition Airstrike Kills 18 Syrian Fighters in Alliance with U.S.

Issam al-Jibouri, a displaced resident who went by boat to western Mosul to take supplies to needy relatives, said: "We urge more efforts to reconstruct the bridges or bring larger boats". More than 3...

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Iran not 'living up to spirit' of nuclear deal

But President Trump has described the landmark agreement as the "worst deal ever". "It shouldn't have been signed". Rex Tillerson, the U.S. secretary of state, accused Tehran of "alarming provoc...

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France goes to the polls in the first round of election

France goes to the polls in the first round of election

The incumbent Socialist president made the unusual move previous year of pledging to not stand for re-election. Security has been stepped up ahead of the vote, with extra police on the streets of Par...

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Get Sasikala family's resignation for AIADMK factions merger, demands OPS camp

On Thursday as a beleaguered AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran (also spelled as Dhinakaran) said none in the party were against him (asserting that all party MLAs stood behind him), AIADMK merger efforts ar...

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SC reinstates Senkumar as Kerala DGP

SC reinstates Senkumar as Kerala DGP

Senkumar had filed a plea challenging the Kerala High Court's verdict that had upheld the Central Administrative Tribunal's (CAT) order. Senkumar's lawyers senior advocate Dushyant Dave and Prasha...

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Fox News dumps Bill O'Reilly over harassment claims

She said O'Reilly "got Margaret's name wrong and Margaret said, 'Hey, get my name right.' And he said, 'Oh, I'm sorry there's a lot of blonds in this operation, I can't keep you all straight, Megyn Ke...

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Toronto mayor maps out issues for housing meeting

A rebate would be available for those who later become citizens or permanent residents, as a well as foreign nationals working in Ontario and global students. The Fair Housing Plan will also include a...

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Cardell Hayes sentenced for fatal shooting of former Saints star Will Smith

Fuller said he did not discuss the sentence's length with Hayes afterward. "I'm used to bringing him to school, but I'm locked up", he said. Former Saints star Will Smith was killed last April. Mi...

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Referendum said 'Yes' to fighting terror: Turkish PM

Referendum said 'Yes' to fighting terror: Turkish PM

The deputy chairman of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Mithat Sancar, cited a number of alleged violations regarding the referendum. Yilmaz added that the CHP was not surprised by the rejection...

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Kejriwal crying foul over EVMs fearing failure: BJP

The balloting was peaceful but both voters and political parties reported numerous cases of malfunctioning of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), which themselves have come under a cloud. Apart fro...

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Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with Trump

Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with Trump

China's foreign minister has called for a complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula amid concerns about the possibility of a military confrontation between the United States and North Korea . ...

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More than 60 children among dead in Syria bus bombing

More than 60 children among dead in Syria bus bombing

Reports state that several people were wounded in the incident, including women and children who were taken to a hospital in the government-held part of Aleppo for treatment. Another 3,000 civilians...

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French Policeman Killed in Paris Attack Claimed by IS

French Policeman Killed in Paris Attack Claimed by IS

Shortly after the attack on Thursday night, several French media reported that the Belgian authorities had notified France of the probable arrival in Paris on Thursday morning of a 35-year-old Belgian...

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British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

Blair, who won three general elections, spoke out 24 hours after Jeremy Corbyn launched his campaign with a pledge to take on the "establishment" and the leader's officials confirmed the party would r...

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Taliban Fighters Kill at Least 140 Afghan Soldiers at Army Base

Taliban Fighters Kill at Least 140 Afghan Soldiers at Army Base

Several other attackers detonated suicide vests packed with explosives. Another official said the death toll of the soldiers was likely to be even higher. Mujahid said the attack on the base killed as...

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Foreign Buyers to be Taxed in Ontario

The non-resident speculation tax will be imposed on buyers in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area - from the Niagara region to Peterborough - who are not citizens, permanent residents or Canadian corp...

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Iranian candidate says nuclear deal failed to lift sanctions

Iran will show live television debates ahead of May's presidential election , reversing the interior ministry's decision to show only pre-recorded versions, which had triggered an outcry. Experts say...

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Minister: China wants nuclear weapons eliminated in Korea

Consider this: Japan and South Korea have not been able to build up massive military or engage in arms race due to the US's military cover against all regional military threats; China, while not overt...

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Israel Rules Out Talks With Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners began a mass open-ended hunger strike Monday to protest Israel's detention policies. The start of the strike coincides with the annual Palestinian Prisoners Day , ...

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Jeremy Corbyn welcomes snap General Election

Jeremy Corbyn welcomes snap General Election

The Prime Minister will require the support of two-thirds of MPs to go to the country, with a vote scheduled in the Commons on Wednesday. The party faced an open challenge to Mr Corbyn's authority f...

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In Turkey Istanbul police detains leftist activists after 'No' protests: party

In Turkey Istanbul police detains leftist activists after 'No' protests: party

The vote has been criticised by opposition parties because ballot papers which were unstamped, as required by Turkish law, were included in the count. "We look to the government of Turkey to protect t...

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Pence reiterates that all options on table on N. Korea

US Ambassador Nikki Haley told United Nations reporters it was "up to North Korea to avoid further trouble". U.S. Vice President Mike Pence made a pitch for President Donald Trump's economic pol...

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France Holds Presidential Vote Overseas

French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve also urged voters to support Mr Macron as he greeted the projections with a call for the defeat of Ms Le Pen's National Front party. In the wake of the policema...

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North Korea detains third USA citizen: Yonhap

North Korea detains third USA citizen: Yonhap

North Korea said Australia was shielding a hostile United States policy of nuclear threats and blackmail against North Korea which was the root cause of the current crisis on the Korean Peninsula and ...

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