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Chemical weapons injure 12 as thousands flee from Mosul

US -backed Iraqi forces are closing in on government buildings long held by the Islamic State group in the city of Mosul, according to Reuters . Additionally, medical workers warned that women and ...

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Cuomo in Israel: 'Anti-Semitism will not be tolerated'

Cuomo in Israel: 'Anti-Semitism will not be tolerated'

Governor Cuomo will host a New York State-Israel Economic Development working lunch with Nir Barkat, the Mayor of Jerusalem, key Israeli business leaders and Empire State Development President, CEO an...

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Maharashtra HSC paper leak: No steps taken to beef up security

Maharashtra HSC paper leak: No steps taken to beef up security

The Maharashtra state Board also submitted the complaint with HSC paper leak. Both SP and Physics papers were scheduled from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday. One thing to note is that according to the rep...

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Backed Iraqi forces launch fresh push toward Mosul old city

The analytics organization IHS Markit published a study in November 2016 documenting 52 uses of chemical weapons by the jihadi organization in Iraq and Syria between 2014 and 2016. The alleged attac...

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Media personnel on the lookout for North Korean envoy

South Korea has pointed the finger of blame at North Korea, citing what they say was a standing order from leader Kim Jong-Un to kill his exiled half-brother who may have been seen as a potential riva...

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Scottish nationalists treat politics like a game, says May

Scottish nationalists treat politics like a game, says May

Theresa May's speech at the Scottish Conservative Party conference on Friday dominates Scotland's front pages. the prime minister has set herself on a collision course with Nicola Sturgeon by indicati...

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British PM May says preserving union a prime goal

British PM May says preserving union a prime goal

In a wide-ranging interview with the Press and Journal, Mrs May also voiced her support for the "world class" North Sea oil and gas industry and said her party would "fight hard" across Scotland in ...

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UP Governor seeks Akhilesh's clarification over Prajapati's continuation as Cabinet minister

UP Governor seeks Akhilesh's clarification over Prajapati's continuation as Cabinet minister

Official sources said a Letter of Cancellation (LC) will soon be opened against Prajapati and all airports have been alerted to prevent the 49-year-old SP leader from fleeing the country. No action ag...

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Organizers reveal details of 'Day Without a Woman' strike

Organizers reveal details of 'Day Without a Woman' strike

According to the grassroots movement Woman's March on Washington, the objective of this initiative on the International Women's Day is to highlight the power and importance of women in the USA and glo...

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7 treated for exposure to toxic agents near Mosul — Red Cross

Defeating ISIL, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, in Mosul would crush the Iraqi wing of the armed group. "We control the road by fire", Maliki said , explaining that while his forces ...

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OSU Hoops: Cowboys Fall To No. 1 Kansas Despite Carroll's Career-High

OSU Hoops: Cowboys Fall To No. 1 Kansas Despite Carroll's Career-High

Oklahoma State held off a furious Kansas rally to down the Jayhawks 79-75 Friday night in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Forte had 13 points going 5-11, and onl...

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Fleeing Mosul Citizens Sickened by Chemical Agents, UN Says

The patients are being treated in a hospital in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, and all are in stable condition and expected to be discharged in the next few days, according to AP. Bad weathe...

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Frankie Fredericks under investigation for receiving £300000 payment from disgraced IAAF official

Frankie Fredericks was being investigated on Friday after being paid nearly $300,000 by the disgraced son of Lord Coe's predecessor as head of world athletics on the same day Rio was awarded the 2016 ...

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White House: Military Force An Option Against North Korea

White House: Military Force An Option Against North Korea

South Korea's trade minister on Sunday said the government can take worldwide legal action against apparent retaliations by China against the joint Seoul-Washington plan to deploy a high-tech missil...

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Le Pen's immunity over tweets lifted

Le Pen's immunity over tweets lifted

Jacques Myard, a member of the French National Assembly from The Republicans (LR) party told Sputnik that the results of the polls could be a manipulation. The couple's Paris apartment was also se...

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Tensions Rise Between China and South Korea

Chen Ou, the chief executive of Jumei, a Chinese cosmetics company, announced on his Sina Weibo account that they had stopped selling hundreds of Lotte products . "We have to retaliate for at least...

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North Korea should respect other nations, Malaysia says after ambassador's expulsion

As Ri had allegedly given the two women and others a ride to the airport, it was hoped that he could reveal key details of the February 13 attack, in which the two women are suspected of using their b...

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1984 newspaper clip leads police to missing sisters

1984 newspaper clip leads police to missing sisters

Two Canadian sisters who went missing more than 30 years ago have been found safe in the USA and reportedly told police officers that they didn't even know they were the subjects of a decades-long mis...

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New Zealand women's side two from two at Las Vegas sevens

New Zealand women's side two from two at Las Vegas sevens

They are 29 points behind South Africa, who have won three tournaments. Rosco Speckman scored the winning try when he finished down the right wing to propel the Blitzboks, winners of Pool A after a ...

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China defence spending to rise 'around 7%'

China defence spending to rise 'around 7%'

In a good start to 2017, China's foreign trade reached 2.18 trillion yuan (about 316.4 billion USA dollars) in January, up 19.6 percent year on year. A year before that, China increased the defence...

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Slain girl kept diary of abuse by grandmother

Two days later, the girl who was once a straight A student was found "cold" by police following calls of a person not breathing in the home. Gizzys diaries were entered into the record in an IL cour...

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EC rejects TTV Dinakaran's response on Sasikala's appointment

EC rejects TTV Dinakaran's response on Sasikala's appointment

Hence, the reply should either be submitted under your own signature or you may duly authorise somebody to do so on your behalf. The notice was addressed to Sasikala lodged in a Bengaluru central jail...

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The Best Twitter Reactions to Mike Pence Using a Personal Email Address

The Best Twitter Reactions to Mike Pence Using a Personal Email Address

The current IN governor's office declined to release other Pence emails due to confidentiality issues. IN law does not prohibit public officials from using personal email accounts, although the law ...

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Too few teachers: District cancels classes due to national women's strike

Too few teachers: District cancels classes due to national women's strike

Women are encouraged to stay home from work, avoid shopping at certain businesses, and wear red to show their support. The statement from CHCCS indicates that as the day approached, many staff membe...

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'Book Modi for Violation of Model Code': Congress Urges EC

'Book Modi for Violation of Model Code': Congress Urges EC

In its complaint to Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi, the Congress said that Modi's road show covered three assembly constituencies of Varanasi North, Varanasi South and Varanasi Cantt ...

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No. 9 Kentucky claims regular season SEC title

No. 9 Kentucky claims regular season SEC title

United Kingdom trailed Vanderbilt 25-6 earlier this week and got down by 12 to Florida in the first half a week ago. Fox entered the game as a 19-percent shooter from 3-point range. The Commodores w...

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China lowers growth target to 6.5% amid debt concerns

China lowers growth target to 6.5% amid debt concerns

The opening of the National People's Congress ( NPC ), China's rubber-stamp legislature, will be held Sunday, with the country's economic elite and top leaders rubbing shoulders for some two weeks in ...

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Kim Jong-Nam killing suspect claims his family were threatened

Repeated calls to North Korea's embassy in Kuala Lumpur seeking comment on Malaysia's actions went unanswered. The worldwide community must further heighten its vigilance on North Korea. Kim Jong-na...

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Malaysia releases, deports North Korean suspected in Kim Jong Nam murder

It is also under the control of the Reconnaissance General Bureau, the North Korean intelligence agency responsible for weapons procurement and overseas operations, the United Nations papers also reve...

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Under Xi, wealth of China's uber-rich lawmakers grew faster than economy

Under Xi, wealth of China's uber-rich lawmakers grew faster than economy

Fu didn't provide other details on this year's defense expenditure, expected to be included in an overall budget report Sunday, the opening day of an annual meeting of the legislature, known as the N...

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MH370 relatives launch appeal for new search for missing flight

MH370 relatives launch appeal for new search for missing flight

In January, the Australian government's Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC), tasked with coordinating the search, stated that the search for the plane had concluded unsuccessfully almost three yea...

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Obasanjo mocks PDP, prays Nigeria won't end the same way

Obasanjo mocks PDP, prays Nigeria won't end the same way

The Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library has been officially opened on Saturday, in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is not done with the Peoples Democrati...

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Philippine troops battle extremists who beheaded German hostage

Philippine troops battle extremists who beheaded German hostage

The Philippines and Germany have condemned Kantner's killing by the militants who posted a video of the murder after a deadline for a $600,000 ransom passed. In the two-minute video, Kantner sits in f...

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UP Polls: Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi offer prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple

UP Polls: Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi offer prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Glimpses of PM @narendramodi 's road show in Varanasi , Uttar Pradesh. People turned out in large numbers as the prime minister's cavalcade moved at a snail's pace. Attacking Mayawati and Rahul Ga...

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Kennedy Library Picks Obama For 'Profiles In Courage' Award

Obama tweeted that he was "humbled to be recognized by a family with a legacy of service". "President Kennedy called on a new generation of Americans to give their talents to the service of the coun...

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