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New Orleans can remove Confederate monuments, court rules

New Orleans can remove Confederate monuments, court rules

Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard. Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office said that a request for proposals will be issued within the next day to obtain bids for a company to remove the monuments. Proceedings are mo...

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AERIAL FOOTAGE: Widespread storm damage in Oak Grove, Missouri

AERIAL FOOTAGE: Widespread storm damage in Oak Grove, Missouri

Greitens visited victims in Oak Grove Tuesday afternoon and surveyed damage in the area. Storm Prediction Center meteorologist Ryan Jewell said the first tornado was reported around 7:20 p.m. Missou...

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Pangilinan commits to stop passage of death penalty bill in Senate

Pangilinan commits to stop passage of death penalty bill in Senate

On the other hand, Malacañang is hoping the Senate will pass a counterpart bill. While acknowledging that the death penalty bill will be passed, calling Wednesday's vote a "mere formality, the LP ne...

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Woman charged after live streaming 10-year-old son driving

Woman charged after live streaming 10-year-old son driving

Police investivated and on Friday charged Nussbaum, 38, with one count of risk of injury or impairing the morals of a minor. She has been released on a promise to appear in Superior Court in Bridgepor...

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Malaysians in North Korea barred from leaving

Malaysians in North Korea barred from leaving

The Harimau Malaysia squad were scheduled to fly to Pyongyang to play North Korea in the group B Asian Cup qualifiers on the 28th of March. It is understood there is a total of 11 Malaysians in Nort...

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Trump signs order introducing revised travel ban

Trump signs order introducing revised travel ban

The new ban goes into effect March 16. The new ban will not apply to anyone who already holds a green card or a valid USA visa or has been granted official refugee or asylum status. as officials scr...

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Backed Syrian Forces Cut Key Road Linking Raqqa, Deir Ezzor

Backed Syrian Forces Cut Key Road Linking Raqqa, Deir Ezzor

There has reportedly been a strategic advance in the fight against ISIL in Syria. A Syrian army soldier takes a picture of a fellow soldier standing on ruins in the historic city of Palmyra, Syria, ...

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Samuel L. Jackson On Ben Carson's Slavery Comment: 'Mothaf***a Please'

Samuel L. Jackson On Ben Carson's Slavery Comment: 'Mothaf***a Please'

In his speech to employees of the department, Mr Carson used people who arrived to the United States "in the bottom of slave ships" as another example of immigrants pursuing opportunity. "A land of ...

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PH embassy blasts portrayal of 'Filipino president' in TV series

The Philippine embassy in the U.S.is taking exception with how an upcoming episode of the CBS drama series Madam Secretary portrays a president of the country. On social media, some Filipinos pointe...

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Theresa May Faces Another Potential Bump on the Road to Brexit Talks

Theresa May Faces Another Potential Bump on the Road to Brexit Talks

George Bridges, a Tory peer and minister, said it would "make negotiations much harder from day one for the prime minister" by increasing the incentive for European Union countries to offer the United...

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International Women's Day 2017: Fb covers Images and Pics

She made the call at a public lecture organised by an NGO, Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), to mark this year's International Women's Day . It is an opportunity for all of...

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JCCs, ADL offices hit with threats in sixth wave of harassment

JCCs, ADL offices hit with threats in sixth wave of harassment

US authorities said they were examining more than 100 threats made against Jewish community centers by phone this year, which appear unrelated to the Thompson allegations. The JCC Association of Ameri...

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Arkansas cop asks student to juggle to prove he's not drunk

Arkansas cop asks student to juggle to prove he's not drunk

Sgt. Keith McKay with UCA Police was one of two to pull Puckett over. The officer asked the student what was in his pocket and the student told him it was a ball because he was a magician. But to fu...

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40pc Pakistanis paid bribe when accessing basic services

40pc Pakistanis paid bribe when accessing basic services

A latest survey by Transparency International , released on Tuesday, has found that over 900 million people across 16 countries in the Asia-Pacific region have had to pay bribe. Thirty-eight percent ...

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Iraq's prime minister visits troops in Mosul airport

Iraq's prime minister visits troops in Mosul airport

On Sunday, Iraqi forces moved to take four IS-held neighbourhoods in west Mosul, including one that houses provincial government offices. The alleged attack occurred this week in eastern Mosul , an...

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Man charged on threats to bomb US Jewish groups

Man charged on threats to bomb US Jewish groups

Those are just a few of the adjectives used to describe the recent widespread spate of bomb threats that have targeted Jewish Community Centers and schools in 33 states in the USA and two provinces in...

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Former Port Authority Chair Sentenced to 1-Year House Arrest for Bribery

Former Port Authority Chair Sentenced to 1-Year House Arrest for Bribery

The sentence is to be served at Samson's SC estate. Samson's lawyers had argued in court papers he received "an extremely narrow benefit" when United reinstated the twice-weekly route from Newark to...

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'Feminism at its worst': Female pedestrian crossing lights stir debate in Australia

'Feminism at its worst': Female pedestrian crossing lights stir debate in Australia

The not-for-profit organisation comprising more than 120 community groups and businesses is striving for equal representation of men and women at all crossings across the state of Victoria with its Eq...

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Police in Philippines re-launch crackdown on illegal drugs

Police in Philippines re-launch crackdown on illegal drugs

The PNP has defended its role in the drugs war, amid growing criticism from human rights groups that they have operated with impunity and systematically abused their power. Days after announcing that ...

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Which are the 10 best countries to live in?

Which are the 10 best countries to live in?

Almost three quarters of those surveyed said they had lost some respect for the country's leadership after the Presidential elections. "We wanted to capture how tumultuous political change can affec...

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Chemical weapons allegedly being used in Mosul

Chemical weapons allegedly being used in Mosul

Gen. Raed Shakir Jawdat, commander of Iraq's federal police. The Iraqi government on Monday also said the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service is in control of the al-Sumud neighborhood. U.S. forces in...

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Australian teenage star to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest

Australian teenage star to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest

The song he will perform - Don't Come Easy - was also revealed today at an event in Melbourne. He's not new to contestant show competitions, he took part in the eighth series of The X Factor Aust...

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Twitter reacts to Casey Anthony speaking out about her daughter's death

Twitter reacts to Casey Anthony speaking out about her daughter's death

Her responses were at turns revealing, freaky and often contradictory, and they ultimately raised more questions than answers about the case that has captivated the nation. " I'm still not even certai...

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Donald Trump Signs New Travel Ban Against 6 Nations, Leaves Iraq Out

Donald Trump Signs New Travel Ban Against 6 Nations, Leaves Iraq Out

The travel ban will go into effect on March 16. Trump had criticised the court order suspending the ban as "a very bad decision , very bad for the safety and security of our country". Those people ...

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White rhino shot dead in French zoo, horn sawn off

White rhino shot dead in French zoo, horn sawn off

Zoo keepers only made the macabre discovery of the dead white rhino, which had been a resident since 2015, on Tuesday morning. The thieves broke into the wildlife park by breaking through a back f...

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Netanyahu: Iran Behind 80 Percent of Security Threats

Netanyahu: Iran Behind 80 Percent of Security Threats

Trump called Netanyahu and the two discussed the risky nuclear deal with Iran and its belligerence in the region. Israeli leaders have pointed to Tehran's steadily increasing influence in the region...

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Shell clinches £1.8bn from Saudi Aramco in United States refinery break-up

Aramco subsidiary, Saudi Refining Inc., will own the 600,000-barrel-a-day Port Arthur Refinery, while Shell gets the Convent and Norco refineries in Louisiana, both of which combine to process less th...

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Retired police officer fatally shoots landlord

Retired police officer fatally shoots landlord

Police sources told The Post that Barrett is known to get into fights with residents over parking - and he's even hung signs outside urging drivers to stay away. The victim's girlfriend has lived in t...

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Bipartisan support for deputy attorney general nominee

Ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein told Rosenstein in the hearing that she wanted to see a special prosecutor appointed, arguing that it would be in the public interest. Senators on the Judiciary Co...

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Chaffetz: Americans may need to choose healthcare over new iPhones

Chaffetz: Americans may need to choose healthcare over new iPhones

He argued that Americans should choose health care over consumer products, especially if they have pre-existing conditions, but he didn't like forcing them to participate - although the GOP plan penal...

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Akshay, Taapsee teach self-defense in new video

Akshay, Taapsee teach self-defense in new video

The veteran actor cut his delicious birthday cake in the banterous presence of his co-stars Akshay Kumar , Taapsee Pannu, Danny Denzongpa and Manoj Bajpayee, along with producer, Neeraj Pandey. When ...

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Oil prices have fallen on worries China will cut demand

Oil prices have fallen on worries China will cut demand

Industry analysts say the rising shale oil production in the USA could upend efforts by major producers including the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries to bring global supply and demand fo...

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Bones Found Behind Wall of Missing Woman's Foreclosed Home

Bones Found Behind Wall of Missing Woman's Foreclosed Home

Along with the discovery was a tattered rag and a pair of $5 drug store glasses with red frames. The buyers of a vacant home in Houston , Texas were shocked to discover they had a third roommate,...

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Malaysia claims foiling plan to attack 'Arab royalty' by making arrests

Malaysia claims foiling plan to attack 'Arab royalty' by making arrests

Khalid said the suspects are believed to be involved in distributing narcotics in addition to be part of a passport forgery syndicate. Malaysia said on Sunday it had detained seven men - four of the...

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More snow on the way across Vancouver Island: Environment Canada

More snow on the way across Vancouver Island: Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for East Vancouver Island and the Greater Victoria area. Between 5 to 10 cm of snow is expected near Nanaimo and at higher elevations across the I...

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