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Venezuela protests: Looting, shootings leave 13 dead in one day

The "silent protest" was a test of the authorities' tolerance for peaceful demonstrations. "We want free elections, we want to get rid of this corrupt government", said Iomira Barrios, 60, an envi...

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AIADMK squabbles over Sasikala amid unity efforts

A top leader of the former Chief Minister's camp, K P Munusamy said the first demand was getting Sasikala and Dhinakaran's resignation and later their formal expulsion along with 30 other members of t...

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Guy in Gorilla Costume Finishes London Marathon After 6 Days

Guy in Gorilla Costume Finishes London Marathon After 6 Days

He also crossed the finish line on The Mall with his sons, receiving a medal from conservationist Bill Oddie. Tom Harrison, 41, made it across the finish line on Saturday morning, having set out at ...

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Joseph Parker: "the Better Man Won"

How many championship belts has Joshua won? . 'An apple doesn't fall far from the tree' a popular saying goes and it seems that applies to the man of the moment, Anthony Joshua . Joshua has contin...

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US Says Turkey Conducted 'Unsafe' Air Strikes in Syria, Killing US Partners

John Dorrian said of Turkey's failure to give adequate warning of airstrikes Tuesday in the Hasaka area. While the Peshmerga and Syrian Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG) ar...

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What Trump's H-1B Order Means For Indian IT Companies: 10 Points

What Trump's H-1B Order Means For Indian IT Companies: 10 Points

It orders the Department of Labor, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security and State Department to review the visa waiver system and investigate cases of abuse. During the campaign Trum...

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House passes bill to temporarily avert shutdown

The failure of the Republican controlled Congress to pass either a full funding bill or the health care legislation was a disappointment for President Donald Trump. The bipartisan budget talks had pro...

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PM Turnbull Reveals Immigration Shake-Up With Axing Of 457 Visas

Sounding similar to Trump's "America first" moto, Turn bull said that the idea behind reforming the visa is to put "Australians first" by giving them priority for jobs which are now open for overseas ...

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Aussie's arrest in Colombia aims light on foreign drug mules

Aussie's arrest in Colombia aims light on foreign drug mules

The Adelaide woman faces up to 25 years in a Colombian prison. "She didn't even rip it open to make sure it was headphones in there", Evans told the "Kyle & Jackie O" radio show on KIIS on Monday. "Sh...

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Number of Americans Supporting Legal Pot Shoots Higher

Most people under 65 say they've tried marijuana, while only a quarter of those over 65 say they have have. Many states have legalized pot in some form, and most Americans don't think the federal go...

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White House advisors say GOP has votes to pass healthcare this week

White House advisors say GOP has votes to pass healthcare this week

No confusion here: Gary Cohn , director of the U.S. National Economic Council, says it's clear President Donald Trump's tax plan benefits the middle class. States could seek waivers from some of Obam...

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Palestinian urges MPs worldwide to back hunger strike

Israel's reaction Israel has said that it believes the hunger strike is politically motivated, and that numerous prisoners have been convicted of attacking, or planning attacks against, Israel. "Not b...

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Despite uncertainty, insurers gear up for Obamacare 2018

Despite uncertainty, insurers gear up for Obamacare 2018

First reported by Politico on Thursday, the amendment is an attempt to placate moderate Republicans and far-right conservatives like the House Freedom Caucus, a bloc that helped sink the original bi...

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EU adopts tough Brexit-talks stand

President Tusk thanked the Secretary-General of the Council Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen and his Head of Cabinet Piotr Serafin for putting the negotiating guidelines together, that made possible the una...

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Trump Wants South Korea to Pay for THAAD

In Tillerson's first visit to the United Nations he scolded the Security Council for not fully enforcing sanctions against North Korea, saying if the body had acted, tensions over Pyongyang might no...

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French election: Le Pen and Macron hold rival rallies

French election: Le Pen and Macron hold rival rallies

The situation bespeaks "an undeniable demand for change", he said. "Give us France back, for God's sake", said Ms Le Pen, who wants France to leave the European Union and curtail immigration. Her ha...

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SUNDAY SERMON: Others should look at us and see Christ

SUNDAY SERMON: Others should look at us and see Christ

On Easter Sunday, we rejoiced in the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead. "Love and obey" is the overall theme of the Bible. Falwell shared how he sought to find truth in Jesus' teachings, rather ...

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Trump suggests he'll take 'sanctuary cities' case to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump has indicated he is considering disbanding the United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals after it overruled two of his executive orders. (That's why the Tenth circuit is geog...

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Arsenal's top-four hopes are all but over, admits 'angry' Cech

Arsenal's top-four hopes are all but over, admits 'angry' Cech

The important thing is every time we play this season, we're going to enjoy, and we enjoy playing football and enjoy playing together. "It's hard but we will see". "The fans have got the bragging righ...

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Le Pen supporters shrug off euro flip-flops, back Frexit idea

Le Pen supporters shrug off euro flip-flops, back Frexit idea

Bit by bit, opposition is rising to Le Pen - from politicians, students, anti-racism groups and cultural representatives. Earlier this month Le Pen was criticized for saying today's France bore no r...

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Trump tells Canada, Mexico, he won't terminate NAFTA treaty: White House

Trump tells Canada, Mexico, he won't terminate NAFTA treaty: White House

President Donald Trump says the leaders of Canada and Mexico called him asking the United States to remain a partner in the North American Free Trade Agreement and that he agreed. The Financial Tim...

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Around 100 injured in Macedonian parliament protest

Elections last December produced a hung parliament, with the two main parties - the conservatives and rival Social Democrats - refusing to talk to each other. "It is the responsibility of the police o...

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Labour gains in British polls, but May's party keeps strong lead

Mr Foster said the Tories stand to benefit from Mr Corbyn's "incoherence, weakness and lack of leadership", accusing him of underestimating the support for Brexit among Labour's traditional voters. "T...

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Missing Canadian's truck found in Belize field, search continues

Missing Canadian's truck found in Belize field, search continues

Nancy Rifenbark, a close friend of Matus, said she's relieved police finally have a clue, but the abandoned SUV is also concerning. Police are asking for public's assistance in locating the couple. ...

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North Korea 'test-fires missile from western region'

The USS Carl Vinson sails offshore Nagasaki prefecture, southern Japan Saturday, April 29, 2017. The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group is heading towards the waters off the Korean peninsula...

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North Korea fails another missile test

Speaking on Fox News Sunday, General McMaster said it was important "for all of us to confront this regime, this regime that is pursuing the weaponisation of a missile with a nuclear weapon". The pres...

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Trump to end Michelle Obama's girls education program

Trump to end Michelle Obama's girls education program

Officials have been instructed to stop referring to " Let Girls Learn ", which is apparently now some kind of a controversial policy aim. Contributing agencies included the Peace Corps , the U.S. Voi...

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Leeds United star Pontus Jansson speaks about Garry Monk's future

Steven Naismith and Nelson Oliveira (two) put Norwich 3-0 up with 44 minutes gone. "The reality is, the majority of the group were not quite ready for this situation", Monk said . "The club have sa...

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North Korea missile test: Donald Trump says Pyongyang has 'disrespected' ally China

Asked if that means military action, Trump responded: "I don't know". The latest missile launch indicates the North Korean leader remains defiant in the face of military muscle-flexing and diplo...

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Three killed in Venezuela's 'mother of all protests'

Here, the president of the republic is playing with fire. As the latest clashes broke out in the capital with riot police firing tear gas to push back stone-throwing demonstrators, an unidentified m...

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Flood watch in effect as rains, winds continue to hit Chicago

Flood watch in effect as rains, winds continue to hit Chicago

In our area, Morris and Minooka have seen roughly 3.5 inches whereas Kendall and Kane County readings are closer to 2.7 inches, in Oswego, 2.4 inches in Montgomery and 2.5 inches in Aurora. Heavy rain...

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French presidential race enters final week with May Day rallies

French presidential race enters final week with May Day rallies

Four officers were injured, with one seriously burned in the face, Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said. Some of the violent protesters at the May Day event had signs referring to the presidential ele...

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Erdogan Suggests 'Multilateral' Talks on J&K Ahead of Meeting Modi

For this objective we have repeatedly refined our FDI Policy in construction sector. The two sides inked a number of MoUs including one between Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), India an...

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Arsenal still have a top-four chance, says Wenger

Jurgen Klinsmann described Tottenham's north London derby win over Arsenal at White Hart Lane on Twitter as a "special day" after watching his old side from the stands. Arsenal goalkeeper P...

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1 dead, 3 injured in stabbings at UT-Austin; suspect in custody

One person died and three others were injured, perhaps seriously, authorities said. Three others were transported to local hospitals with possibly serious injuries. According to their post, "there is ...

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