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Panicking Civilians Flee Under Fire in West Mosul as Fighting Intensifieds

Iraqi archaeologists think that tunnels dug by Islamic State militants under a destroyed shrine in Mosul have revealed the palace of an ancient Assyrian king who ruled some 2,700 years ago. A doctor...

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Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

The lawsuit claimed the initial travel ban was unconstitutional and hurt the state's businesses and universities. A group of 134 foreign policy experts have denounced President Trump's revised trave...

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Ethiopia's rubbish landslide kills 15 in Addis Ababa

Ethiopia's rubbish landslide kills 15 in Addis Ababa

Many people have also constructed mud and concrete homes inside the landfill. "We expect to discover more bodies but we foresee a decline in the number as most of the excavations are being completed...

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Highlights: The Trump presidency on March 8 at 1:45 PM EST

Highlights: The Trump presidency on March 8 at 1:45 PM EST

Trump came into politics riding the coattails of The Big Lie - his birther deception won him big-league twirls in the media spotlight. When Spicer was asked about the president's thoughts on the ...

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South Korea's Constitutional Court Upholds Impeachment And Removes President From Office

South Korea's Constitutional Court Upholds Impeachment And Removes President From Office

Ms Park is the first democratically elected leader removed from office, thanks to her incompetence and authoritarianism, perhaps in some part her gender, and growing disaffection among voters angered ...

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Iraqi forces unearth mass grave of Shi'ite inmates killed by IS

ISIS snipers have proven remarkably successful at slowing the advances of Iraqi ground troops, particularly those which had limited training in preparation for urban combat. After recapturing the east...

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Spring Ahead Weekend is HERE!

Spring Ahead Weekend is HERE!

The date Daylight Saving Time (DST) began in Florida was on Sunday, March 12, 2017. So who did benefit from the new time change in 1918? The U.S. with the exception of the Florida Panhandle. Inst...

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Poland says European Union under 'Berlin's diktat' after Tusk re-election

Poland says European Union under 'Berlin's diktat' after Tusk re-election

Poland's government said it will do everything possible to postpone an expected decision by European Union leaders to reappoint Polish former prime minister Donald Tusk on Thursday as chairman of th...

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Syria's Assad says priority is capturing IS capital Raqqa

He said: "We always have hope that this year is going to be the last year". In addition, a team from the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment is now operating in Syria as American forces ramp up for the comi...

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YouTube Stars To Fundraise On GoFundMe For Special Olympics

YouTube Stars To Fundraise On GoFundMe For Special Olympics

The humanitarian event would hold this month between 14th and 25th in Graz and Schladming in Styria, Austria. Nearly 2,700 Special Olympics athletes from 169 countries will take part in thirty sports....

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AG Ferguson to Trump: Travel ban is still unconstitutional

AG Ferguson to Trump: Travel ban is still unconstitutional

The Attorney General noted that Judge Robart's restraining order is still in place, and that actions contained in Trump's revised order are restrained. Robart will therefore not make any decisions bas...

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How to interpret Trump's first jobs report

How to interpret Trump's first jobs report

On the campaign trail, every positive jobs report was phony . White House budget director Mick Mulvaney says he expects to release the Trump administration's fiscal 2018 federal budget plan...

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Goa: Parrikar to resign as defence minister, to be chief minister

Goa: Parrikar to resign as defence minister, to be chief minister

Following Nitin Gadkari's announcement that Manohar Parrikar would be BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Goa, the Union Defence Minister on Sunday said that once Governor Mridula Sinha's invitation ...

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Mass grave found at prison near Mosul as Isis retreat

According to Saadi, the IS resistance had diminished following a string of losses since the launch of the government's assault on west Mosul on February 19. Mosul is split by the Tigris River, and ...

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Turkey: 71 Syrian Kurdish fighters killed in northern Syria

Turkey: 71 Syrian Kurdish fighters killed in northern Syria

U.S. military forces seem poised to take a prominent role in the long-awaited battle to take down Raqqa, Syria, the capital of the self-proclaimed Islamic State. USA spokesman Col. John Dorrian insist...

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Krauthammer's Take: US, Chinese, and Korean Nuclear Capabilities Creating a 'Tinderbox'

Krauthammer's Take: US, Chinese, and Korean Nuclear Capabilities Creating a 'Tinderbox'

While the risk of a trade war has gained the most attention (see the box below right for some of our recent research), another area of tension has moved to the forefront recently - the threat from Nor...

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BuzzFeed Confesses: Democrats Failed to Find Any Russia-Trump Link

BuzzFeed Confesses: Democrats Failed to Find Any Russia-Trump Link

That will enable the committee to review information other senators and congressmen investigating Russian Federation will not see. "I think the rest of us in the Senate, frankly, need to let that co...

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Israel Advances In World Baseball Classic

Israel Advances In World Baseball Classic

The Israel Association of Baseball VP Jordy Alter read the Megillat Esther in the Tokyo Dome dugout in a video posted on Facebook, Sunday morning. Luckily for team Israel, Josh Zeid got Cuba's Willian...

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Our struggle will continue: Akhilesh after poll defeat

Our struggle will continue: Akhilesh after poll defeat

Having been sidelined by his nephew and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Shivpal Yadav was not involved in the election campaign. "We are sure that the SP-Congress will win maximum seats in the assemb...

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Manohar Parrikar As Goa Chief Minister Gains Momentum: 10 Developments

Manohar Parrikar As Goa Chief Minister Gains Momentum: 10 Developments

Lobo said. Parrikar was Chief Minister of Goa before he was elevated as the Defence Minister in November 2014. The MGP, the Goa Forward Party and the independents won three seats each while the NC...

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Donald Trump invites Mahmoud Abbas to White House

Donald Trump invites Mahmoud Abbas to White House

Abbas spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh confirmed Friday's call to AFP and said the Palestinian leader would "reaffirm his commitment to peace". On Friday, President Trump phoned Abbas and invited h...

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Medical, Hospital Groups Oppose GOP Health Care Plan

Medical, Hospital Groups Oppose GOP Health Care Plan

President Trump, how will you provide insurance for needy families? At the same time , the subsidy is now higher in rural areas, which generally have higher costs of care because of fewer physici...

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Europe midday: Stocks higher after positive European Central Bank message, euro rallies

Europe midday: Stocks higher after positive European Central Bank message, euro rallies

At its policy meeting in Frankfurt on Thursday, ECB governors made a decision to resist growing calls to pave the way for a tightening of monetary policy. He said the European Central Bank removed a...

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BJP MLAs want Parrikar as Chief Minister

BJP MLAs want Parrikar as Chief Minister

The party's new legislators met this morning and decided that they want Mr Parrikar, now at the centre as Defence Minister, to lead them. We have written a letter to (BJP president) Amit Shah to con...

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Williamsport Hosts Sixth Annual St. Patrick's Parade

Williamsport Hosts Sixth Annual St. Patrick's Parade

Pro Surfer Mary Osborne served as Grand Marshall of the parade with "The Sporting Life:The Games We Play", theme. Her son Abel Ybarra led this year's parade, riding in a rare, Irish-built Shamrock. Fe...

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Owen Farrell latest and build-up to Calcutta Cup

England have won back-to-back Six Nations titles for the first time since 2001 after victory over Scotland at Twickenham on Saturday. England beat Italy 40-9 in Rome before Jones' first game at Tw...

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'Spring forward' this weekend as Daylight Saving Time begins

'Spring forward' this weekend as Daylight Saving Time begins

A website called standardtime.com urges , "If we are saving energy let's go year round with Daylight Saving Time ". Daylight saving time became United States law in 1966 under Lyndon B. Howeve...

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Donald Tusk Re-elected as EU Council President

Donald Tusk Re-elected as EU Council President

She said she had reminded leaders they too could be steamrolled. "Some leaders in Europe believe that everything and anything can be bought with money and I said that that is not our opinion last nigh...

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WA election aftermath: Malcolm Turnbull told he must embrace political centre

WA election aftermath: Malcolm Turnbull told he must embrace political centre

Senator Hanson said she remained hopeful the party would win an upper house seat, which was the objective of the preference deal, but there would still be some soul-searching during the election debri...

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Forest City developer suspends China sales to halt capital outflow

Forest City developer suspends China sales to halt capital outflow

He says the project is not dependent only on buyers from China but also marketed in Australia, the Middle East and Europe. The developer said in a statement on Friday that it was renovating the sale...

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Investors bet on euro zone rate hike in early 2018

Investors bet on euro zone rate hike in early 2018

The world's two major central banks, the US Federal Reserve and the ECB , are on divergent paths. Indeed, German banking association BdB and the Ifo economic institute both called on the European C...

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Plea For Help As 20 Million People On Brink Of Famine

Plea For Help As 20 Million People On Brink Of Famine

Turning to the countries he visited, the senior United Nations official said about two-thirds of the population (more than 18 million people) in Yemen needed assistance, including more than seven mill...

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TJ Lang to visit with Lions

TJ Lang to visit with Lions

The Seahawks will host former Green Bay Packers guard T.J. Lang, one of the top free agent offensive linemen in the NFL, according to a Thursday report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. In 13 games p...

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House Republicans reveal bill to repeal and replace Obama's healthcare law

House Republicans reveal bill to repeal and replace Obama's healthcare law

It did the things that we are doing now: end the Medicaid expansion, defund the subsidies, kill the taxes, and kill the mandates. "The bill passed just now through Ways and Means and it will, I thin...

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Daylight Saving 2017: 3 Tips For Changing Your Clock

Daylight Saving 2017: 3 Tips For Changing Your Clock

A fun fact about daylight savings time: Arizona and Hawaii don't participate. In 1966, Congress passed the time act unifying the practice across the US but allowing states to opt out by local ordi...

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