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Abbott signals support for bathroom bill from Texas House

Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, bore the brunt of last year's failure to pass benefits during his re-election campaign last fall. A proposal meant to give lawmakers more opportunities to override v...

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General election: Tory victory 'will not strengthen May's Brexit hand'

But he stressed that the issue of reciprocal European Union citizen rights should be negotiated "immediately" with a view to getting an agreement by the end of the year. An enhanced Parliamentary majo...

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Turkey's election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

Turkey's election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

Istanbul police on Wednesday detained 16 leftist activists involved in demonstrations against the "Yes" victory in the referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers, a laywer said. "...

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Iran reiterates commitment to nuclear deal

He said US President Donald Trump's administration was reviewing the lifting of sanctions against Iran, leveling the allegation that Tehran remains a sponsor of terrorism. Defense Secretary James Ma...

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French vote for president in litmus test for Europe's future

Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front did not deliver posters in time for them to appear outside voting booths overseas, the French Foreign Ministry said Sunday. They burst into a rendition of the...

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Here's the Fine Print On The Country's Biggest-Ever Free College Plan

After they graduate, students must live and work in NY for the same amount of time they received the scholarship. Students who receive free tuition and then leave the state for an advanced degre...

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North Korea Threatens to Sink San Diego-Based USS Carl Vinson

South Korean Defence Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun gave no details about the South's plan to join the approaching U.S. carrier group for exercises, apart from saying Seoul was holding discussion...

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MCD polls: 31.13 polling percentage recorded till 2.pm

According to the India Today-Axis exit poll, the BJP may bag anything between 202 and 220 seats, while the AAP and the Congress will score something around 23-35 and 19-31 respectively. Electronic Vot...

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Former South Korean President Indicted For Bribery

Prosecutors also accuse Park and Choi of taking bribes from Samsung and Lotte and blacklisting artists critical of Park's government to deny them state support. Park will face court proceedings while ...

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The Washington Capitals are moving on to the second round

Washington heads to Toronto tonight, where the teams split the first two games. Holtby again won on Sunday night. The most unusual of bounces went Toronto's way when they dumped the puck in. That led...

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Russian Federation opposes draft United Nations statement condemning N. Korea over launch

Russian Federation opposes draft United Nations statement condemning N. Korea over launch

Tension has been escalating on the Korean peninsula since the beginning of April after Washington hinted at a pre-emptive strike against Pyongyang, which was followed by a new missile test by North Ko...

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Polls show Trump's approval at new low as 100-day mark looms

At this point in 2009, President Obama's approval rating stood at 69%, with 26% disapproving of his job. According to the ABC/Washington Post poll , 58 percent say he lacks honesty and trustworthines...

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Bautista homers in 13th, Blue Jays escape jam to beat Angels

Bautista homers in 13th, Blue Jays escape jam to beat Angels

While nobody wants to curb his enthusiasm, floor exercises in front of the mound seem to be the pitching equivalent of the bat flip in the minds of traditionalists. With no runners on base, he doesn't...

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Megyn Kelly Set for June Debut on NBC

Megyn Kelly Set for June Debut on NBC

A network insider told the New York Post's Page Six that Kelly will start work in May and that her Sunday night show will premiere in June. That particular bit of news isn't very surprising, giv...

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First Reports Coming Out of Afghanistan: MOAB Killed 100 ISIS Fighters

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Thursday that the goal was to destroy a system of tunnels and caves that the IS in Afghanistan "used to move around freely, making it easier for them to tar...

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China calls for calm on Korean Peninsula

South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, citing unnamed sources, reported that a Korean-American man was arrested Friday at Pyongyang's global airport while trying to leave North Korea. North Korea also de...

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Mazar-e Sharif attack: Afghanistan mourns deadly Taliban assault

Mazar-e Sharif attack: Afghanistan mourns deadly Taliban assault

Mattis also is visiting the headquarters of Operation Resolute Support, the NATO-led mission to train and advise Afghan security forces. At the time of attack, security forces were observing Friday pr...

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Corbyn proposing to make St Patrick's Day a United Kingdom bank holiday

I am a leading supporter of Open Britain and chair the cross party Vote Leave Watch campaign. "I get up every day and pray that will be the case". "The choice facing the country is clear". Yet t...

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North Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

Kim is a former professor at Yanbian University of Science and Technology in China, close to the Korean border. The man, a Korean-American identified only by his surname Kim, had been in North Korea...

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Sen. McConnell on Justice Neil Gorsuch

Gorsuch's wife, Louise, and two teenage daughters were present for the swearing-in ceremony. The political junkie, Ken Rudin , spoke with MPR News host Kerri Miller about the swearing in of Justice...

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria chemical attack probe

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria chemical attack probe

Damascus values highly Russia's position regarding the United States aggression against Syria, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said Thursday. Lavrov said both sides were set on leading an ...

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Case against Mani for remarks against women

Case against Mani for remarks against women

Mani made the remark late on Saturday against junior IAS officer Sreeram Venkitaraman because of his strong position on restoring the usurped land in the minister's home district of Idukki. Meanwhile,...

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Syria has retained up to 3 tons of chemical weapons

The draft proposal seen by AFP called on the OPCW " to establish whether chemical weapons were used in Khan Sheikhoun and how they were delivered to the site of the reported incident ". Assad re...

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'Giving up is not an option', says injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Manchester United's striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets treatment after injuring his knee during the UEFA Europa League quarterfinal match against Anderlecht at Old Trafford in Manchester Thursday. "I'...

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You could now be fined up to £2500 for speeding

You could now be fined up to £2500 for speeding

HonestJohn's managing editor Daniel Powell said: "While most people agree that excessive speed has no place on our roads, and that greater deterrents are likely to reduce the amount of deaths and inj...

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North Korea is 'getting the message'

North Korea is 'getting the message'

The unannounced visit at the start of his 10-day trip to Asia was a US show of force that allowed the vice president to gaze at North Korean soldiers from afar and stare directly across a border marke...

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Maduro Says Ready for Elections Amid Anti-Government Protests in Caracas

Maduro Says Ready for Elections Amid Anti-Government Protests in Caracas

Rex Tillerson tells reporters at the State Department that the U.S.is "concerned that the government of Maduro is violating its own constitution and is not allowing the opposition to have their voice...

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Trump, alongside Italian PM, says no U.S. role in Libya

Trump, alongside Italian PM, says no U.S. role in Libya

Gentiloni has previously said he thinks Western allies need to share the burden of the migrant crisis , particularly involving migrants in Libya. We're in a role everywhere. However he noted its role...

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AAP working on contingency plan after exit polls predict BJP surge ?

According to the State Election Commission, over 59.12 lakh votes were polled since the morning. Millions of voters in the national capital on Sunday exercised their democratic right amid EVM glitch...

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Sessions: We'll fund the wall 'one way or the other'

Sessions: We'll fund the wall 'one way or the other'

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California described a border wall as "immoral" and "expensive" when asked if there was any scenario in which Democrats will agree to money for a wall to avoid ...

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Supreme Court, with Gorsuch onboard, hears church-state case

Supreme Court, with Gorsuch onboard, hears church-state case

Starting at 10:00 a.m. ET on Monday court watchers will hear arguments in three cases, including Town of Chester v. Laroe Estates . Gorsuch's first case Monday is hardly a blockbuster, posing a p...

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Obama to deliver first post-presidency speech in Chicago

Obama also taught as a law professor at the university. After a few months of inspiring me through photos alone, a well-rested Barack Obama will be back to the business of motivating people with h...

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Rangers fans know exactly who to blame for awful performance vs Celtic

Rangers fans know exactly who to blame for awful performance vs Celtic

Sinclair, who has 20 league goals to his name this term, then blasted a 51st-minute penalty past Wes Foderingham , and the only sour note for a Celtic side that dominated the derby was a first-half...

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Montana unemployment rate remains at 3.8 percent

Montana unemployment rate remains at 3.8 percent

Johns County's unemployment rate of 3.3 percent was lower than every county but Monroe County at 2.8 percent. The unemployment rate in New Mexico remains the highest in the nation, with no change fr...

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MCD polls: Low turnout as parties raise EVM doubts

Around 46 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise till 4 pm on Sunday in elections to all the three municipal corporations here, with North Delhi leading the tally. After losing in this m...

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