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Monitors: Twin Blasts Kill 40 in Damascus

Monitors: Twin Blasts Kill 40 in Damascus

Jamal said roadside bombs targeted buses carrying the pilgrims. Syria's state news agency SANA said both blasts had been caused by explosive devices. Security forces have cordoned off the area and...

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Roger Stone Says His Conversation With DNC Hackers Was 'Completely Innocuous'

Roger Stone Says His Conversation With DNC Hackers Was 'Completely Innocuous'

The DMs between Stone and Guccifer 2.0 were obtained by The Washington Times . USA government officials have concluded that Guccifer 2.0 is likely an alias for hackers directed by the Russian gover...

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Elections BC refers investigation involving BC Liberals to RCMP

Elections BC refers investigation involving BC Liberals to RCMP

Elections B.C. has announced it has referred its investigation to the RCMP, to ensure its administering of the May 9 provincial election is in no way comprised. Premier Christy Clark's BC Liberals ...

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Constitutional Court Ousts Park

Constitutional Court Ousts Park

Park's impeachment and the current trial of Samsung's Lee highlight the deep dissatisfaction that many in South Korea have grown to feel towards political and business elites, many of whom have been s...

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MI fine with wearing 'ugly' practice uniforms at Big Ten tournament

MI fine with wearing 'ugly' practice uniforms at Big Ten tournament

Playing against top-seeded Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday, the Wolverines put together a late rally to force overtime, where they downed the Boilermakers, 74-70. Wilson m...

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S. Korean court to rule on President Park's impeachment on Friday

S. Korean court to rule on President Park's impeachment on Friday

The ruling came after the National Assembly passed a motion on December 9 to impeach Park over an influence-peddling scandal that involved big business. The opposition has been gathering for weeks ...

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Mayawati smells foul, says EVMs did not accept votes other than BJP's

Mayawati smells foul, says EVMs did not accept votes other than BJP's

It was best explained by Satyadev Mishra, a resident of Mirzapur: "I was going to vote for the Congress but I changed mind after Rahul Gandhi sealed a deal with Akhilesh Yadav". BSP chief Mayawati, wh...

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Three US States Challenge Trump's Revised Travel Ban

Three US States Challenge Trump's Revised Travel Ban

The core of the new order remains a " Muslim ban ", said Chin, whose state was the first to challenge it in court, filing its lawsuit on Thursday. Critics of what Khera calls " Muslim Ban 2 .0" ...

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Expect snow on Saturday and colder temperatures throughout the area

The first snowstorm of March will likely drop to 2 to 4 inches of snow on much of the Lower Hudson Valley this morning. Our high temperatures on Sunday will be in the upper 20s to lower 30s. Snow ...

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Man Arrested For Breaching White House Complex

Agents also searched the White House grounds after the breach. The Secret Service said Saturday the unidentified individual was carrying a backpack and was arrested near the White House residence wi...

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Police in Germany's Essen Close Shopping Mall Amid Terror Threat

Police in Germany's Essen Close Shopping Mall Amid Terror Threat

One was questioned after a police search of an apartment in the town. "The police have concrete indications of a possible attack". "The police have concrete indications about a possible attack", sai...

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Intruder arrested after breaching White House grounds: USA media

Intruder arrested after breaching White House grounds: USA media

A man wearing a backpack was able to sneak onto White House grounds. . Uniformed officers with the Secret Service arrested the person without incident, according to a statement. Although White House s...

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Assembly elections 2017: Why did BJP face defeat in Punjab and Goa?

Assembly elections 2017: Why did BJP face defeat in Punjab and Goa?

Celebrations from Bharatiya Janata Party supporters at the party's headquarters in New Delhi. In four other state election results on Saturday, the BJP won overwhelmingly in the Himalayan state of U...

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South Korea president Park Geun-hye ousted over corruption scandal

South Korea president Park Geun-hye ousted over corruption scandal

Park was found to have broken the law by allowing her friend Choi Soon-Sil to meddle in state affairs, and breached rules on public servants' activities. Park was suspended from office in December aft...

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Victory of corruption-free rule, Modi's pro-poor policies: Amit Shah

Victory of corruption-free rule, Modi's pro-poor policies: Amit Shah

Four hours to start for counting of Uttarakhand Assembly election results , and it is expected to be neck-and-neck between the BJP and the Congress, with a slight advantage for the saffron party. Out...

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The Weeknd Drops Off New Video 'Feel It Coming' Featuring Daft Punk

The Weeknd Drops Off New Video 'Feel It Coming' Featuring Daft Punk

The romantic video takes a turns as a bolt of lightening strikes the stunning model, turning her to turn to stone and leaving the Weeknd alone. The video is streaming now on YouTube . When Drizzy...

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Uttarakhand election result 2017 live

Uttarakhand election result 2017 live

Home to 220 million people, Uttar Pradesh is the biggest electoral prize in the world's largest democracy. The results could also strengthen Modi's hand in parliament's upper house where his lack of...

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Uttarakhand exit poll 2017

Uttarakhand exit poll 2017

Uttah Pradesh , where the Hindu holy city of Varanasi is located, accounts for about 15% of India's voters and seats in the Parliament. The Samajwadi Party was slated to pick up 56 seats, a severe b...

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All US Attorneys Appointed by Obama Told to Resign

The Department of Justice confirmed to the Observer that Bharara was asked to step down and noted it was typical for U.S. Attorneys to change with the presidential administration-which is especially t...

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Muhammad Ali Jr. detained by DHS at airport, again

Muhammad Ali Jr. detained by DHS at airport, again

The new legislation touted by Ali was introduced in the Senate last month under the modified name "End Racial and Religious Profiling Act" by Sen. Last week, Mr Ali told politicians in Washington th...

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Around 40 Iraqis dead in Damascus bombings

Around 40 Iraqis dead in Damascus bombings

Two blasts near state security agencies in Kafr Sousa in December 2011 killed more than 40 people and wounded more than 150, the Syrian government said at the time. Syria, Russia and the US-led coalit...

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GOP Lawmaker Questions Whether Men Should Pay for Prenatal Care

GOP Lawmaker Questions Whether Men Should Pay for Prenatal Care

Michael Doyle asked Oklahoma Rep. Markwayne Mullin to clarify what he meant when he said insurance premiums were "skyrocketing" "because of the mandates from Obamacare". "I'm just.is that not correc...

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BJP wins UP, Uttarakhand, 'overjoyed' PM Modi thanks people for unprecedented support

BJP wins UP, Uttarakhand, 'overjoyed' PM Modi thanks people for unprecedented support

Abdullah took to his twitter handle and said that the trend in Punjab, Goa and Manipur certainly suggest that the BJP isn't unbeatable but shift in strategy is needed from criticism to positive altern...

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U.S. taking measures to prevent Turkey fighting Kurds in Syria

However in practice, the website notes, the Turks simply wanted to occupy considerable Syrian territory for an indefinite duration and set-up there separate Turkic-speaking authorities, squeezing out ...

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Dutch withdraw Turkish minister's travel permission in rally dispute: CNN Turk

Dutch withdraw Turkish minister's travel permission in rally dispute: CNN Turk

Turkish ministers want to rally support among Germany's large ethnic Turkish community for Erdogan's bid to increase his powers in a referendum on April 16. The German government believes the Turkish ...

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Poland Unable to Stop Tusk's EU Reelection

Poland Unable to Stop Tusk's EU Reelection

She showed no remorse for Poland's stance at the summit, saying her country had the right to take a stand. "This is a very unsafe precedent", she told reporters. "We need to reform it for more solid...

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Iraq aims to drive ISIL from west Mosul 'within a month'

Iraq aims to drive ISIL from west Mosul 'within a month'

Two days after the report , however, ISIS militants publicly executed eight civilians in Hawija for allegedly trying to help others escape - indicating that a critical mass of militants still maintai...

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Poland names counter-candidate to Tusk as European Union leader

Poland names counter-candidate to Tusk as European Union leader

The participant did not want to be identified because the summit was conducted privately. But Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo , whose Law and Justice party loathes Tusk, had said such a move wou...

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Sessions Asks All Obama-era US Attorneys To Resign

Sessions Asks All Obama-era US Attorneys To Resign

The move was announced by the Justice Department, and numerous prosecutors first learned of it when they received calls from reporters. The other 47 prosecutor positions have already been filled by th...

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Donald Tusk reelected European Council president

Donald Tusk reelected European Council president

However, Poland was isolated in its bid to block Tusk. The job is largely secretarial and involves chairing summits and running the bloc's headquarters. Her statements seemed chiefly addressed to ru...

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Goa CM loses seat, huge embarrassment for BJP

Goa CM loses seat, huge embarrassment for BJP

While the BJP rejoices in the thumping victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, it has lost Goa to Congress. Manipur, on the other hand, is making the party at the Centre smile. The Mapusa victor...

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European Union to issue Brexit response within 48 hours of trigger

The leaflet produced for the day of action, Let's Get the Best Deal for Britain, calls on voters to write to their MPs asking them to support the two amendments and commit to opposing any Brexit d...

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United Nations ignores Turkey's violation of Syria's sovereignty: Activist

Earlier in the week, chief military officers from Russian Federation, the USA and Turkey met in the Turkish city of Antalya to negotiate measures that would prevent future accidental deaths of each ot...

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World Bank Group mobilises to save Nigeria, Ethiopia, others from impending starvation

World Bank Group mobilises to save Nigeria, Ethiopia, others from impending starvation

Kim said the World Bank Group stood in solidarity with the people threatened by starvation. United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Feb 22 announced that UN relief agencies urgently req...

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BJP hopeful, Congress fights anti-incumbency as counting begins

BJP hopeful, Congress fights anti-incumbency as counting begins

Prime minister Narendra Modi's party is marching towards a landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand elections, which is seen as a referendum on his decision to demonetize high-value currency...

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