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Merkel postpones trip to meet Trump due to winter storm

Merkel postpones trip to meet Trump due to winter storm

During his presidential campaign, Trump criticized Merkel over Germany's refugee policies. "I'll hold my talks with President Donald Trump in this spirit". "She is also convinced that direct contact w...

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California lawmakers propose plan for affordable college

California lawmakers propose plan for affordable college

Assembly Democrats are proposing phasing in the new scholarships over five years, with an initial cost of $320 million and an additional $100 million for the community college provisions. H.D. Palmer,...

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Israel bars entry of pro-Palestinian activist from Britain

Israel bars entry of pro-Palestinian activist from Britain

The campaign advocates applying economic and political pressure on Israel to achieve equal rights for Palestinians in the country and calls for an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and...

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SA seeks bids for 100MW battery storage as part of energy plan

The energy plan comes after a statewide blackout in September. Premier Jay Weatherill did not give specific figures but he said he believed energy bill price rises would be higher without the Gove...

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A foot to 18 inches of snow predicted for Tuesday and Wednesday

A foot to 18 inches of snow predicted for Tuesday and Wednesday

It also predicted blowing and drifting snow would develop. The high temperature was expected to reach 42. The weather service's website stated untreated roads would be snow-covered and have reduce...

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Statue of Pharaoh Ramses ll found

Statue of Pharaoh Ramses ll found

The statue is likely of Ramses II, who ruled Egypt for 60 years more than 3,000 years ago. The eight-meter statue was found submerged in ground water in the Matariya area in Ain Shams district by a ...

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Syrupy Song Explains Why China is Mad About THAAD

Syrupy Song Explains Why China is Mad About THAAD

Equipped with Hellfire air-to-surface missiles, the Gray Eagle drone is capable of striking military facilities in North Korea. The lethal drones can stay aloft for up to 24 hours. North Korea now has...

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Trump Administration Purges All Remaining Obama-Era US Attorneys

Trump Administration Purges All Remaining Obama-Era US Attorneys

Bharara, 48, one of the most highprofile federal prosecutors in the USA known for crusade against corruption, had been asked by the acting deputy attorney general a day earlier to immediately submit...

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Bayern advised to go for Arsenal ace

Bayern advised to go for Arsenal ace

He has been limited to just 16 starts in the league this season and his temperament on the pitch has been questioned, receiving two red cards already during his time at the Emirates. Bayern could be i...

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Smaller parties, lone Independent MLA to decide forming next govt in Manipur

Smaller parties, lone Independent MLA to decide forming next govt in Manipur

Even as it becomes increasingly likely that Manipur is headed for a hung assembly in the 2017 state elections, there is no doubt that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has clearly emerged as the big vi...

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Syrian war monitor says 465000 killed in 6 years of fighting

Syrian war monitor says 465000 killed in 6 years of fighting

The legislation comes after news outlets started reporting late Wednesday that Marines from 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit had left their ships in the Middle East to deploy on the ground in Syria ahe...

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Zambia beat Senegal to lift the U-20 AFCON

It a second consecutive loss for Senegal in the final after their losing to Nigeria on home soil in 2015. "Zambia has never had a chance to host a senior tournament and the junior tournament was t...

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How Far-Right Leader Geert Wilders Radicalized The Dutch Elections

Both were intending to speak at a... The election is being closely monitored amid the rise of populist parties in Europe. Later this year, two far bigger European nations, France and Germany, also g...

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Xenophobia: Why South Africans attack Nigerians - Dabiri-Erewa

Xenophobia: Why South Africans attack Nigerians - Dabiri-Erewa

South Africa says it will launch an " early warning " system with Nigeria to track and deter xenophobic attacks following a surge in violence in the rainbow nation. "We took note of more than 120 Sout...

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Biren Singh elected leader of BJP legislature party in Manipur

Biren Singh elected leader of BJP legislature party in Manipur

Contesting against three-time Congress chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh in Thoubal assembly seat, Sharmila had managed a meager 90 seats. He further asserted that all the Congress MLAs are united an...

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N Biren Singh is BJP's pick for Manipur chief minister candidate

N Biren Singh is BJP's pick for Manipur chief minister candidate

Thanking Prime Minister Modi and party president Amit Shah, Biren said it would be a great challenge for him to lead the party in Manipur. The BJP General Secretaries, Ram Madhav, Prahlad Singh Pa...

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O Ibobi elected Leader of CLP for fourth time

He resigned from the post of chief minister tonight. While the story unfolds, a look at the last 48 hours. "N Biren has been unanimously elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party". Trinamool C...

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Merkel Thinks Direct Contact With Trump Vital

Merkel Thinks Direct Contact With Trump Vital

Even before the storm, there has been a chill between the two leaders. "She certainly knows Putin better than anybody", he said . "She has an enormous amount of patience, an internal calm and self-...

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Duterte says he won't fight China over presence in Benham Rise

Duterte says he won't fight China over presence in Benham Rise

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the country's navy to build structures to assert claims of sovereignty over a portion of the seas east of Manila. "America wants to pick a fight there"...

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'Ghosts' Scare Brazil's President From Residence

'Ghosts' Scare Brazil's President From Residence

Michel Temer , who became Brazil's president after Dilma Rousseff was removed from office in 2016, had lived there for months but says he felt something unusual there. However, when the priest failed ...

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RYAN: NJ hospitals oppose ACA replacement bill

Unable to receive birth control, there will be more babies born to women who can not afford to raise these children. Over time the cost ...would go down because people would get the care they had been...

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USS Carl Vinson to visit S. Korea for joint drills

USS Carl Vinson to visit S. Korea for joint drills

Pentagon spokesman Cmdr. Gary Ross later told Business Insider that the United States military "does not train for decapitation missions" of any kind. For the first time, the allies' forces will emp...

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Violent arrest caught on camera in California sparks investigation

Violent arrest caught on camera in California sparks investigation

In this case, the officer will be cleared because what he did was created to take the suspect into custody with the most appropriate amount of force in that particular situation. He says that "it is e...

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Somalia: Media worker wounded in vehicle bomb blast in capital

Somalia: Media worker wounded in vehicle bomb blast in capital

Police said the blast damaged a house on Maka al Mukaram street but did not destroy its target, the Wehliye Hotel. Hours before, a minibus exploded after police shot at it after it refused to stop...

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EU Looks To Ease Gas Sales With Gazprom Antitrust Deal

EU Looks To Ease Gas Sales With Gazprom Antitrust Deal

As part of the deal, European Union regulators say Gazprom also will remove barriers in its contracts to the free flow of gas across borders. As part of the deal, Gazprom will also adapt contrac...

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Sri Lanka To Become Ideal Location For Indian Films

Sri Lanka To Become Ideal Location For Indian Films

The Indian government had expressed "deep concerns" at the shooting of Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, an accusation denied by Sri Lanka that contended that the Sri Lankan Navy is n...

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Breaking down the bracket: A guide to the 2017 NCAA Tournament

Breaking down the bracket: A guide to the 2017 NCAA Tournament

The Wildcats open play Thursday but there may be an outside influence on that game. Does the glass slipper fit? There are some dark horses in their way, but just as many overrated and vulnerable s...

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Trespasser On White House Grounds Arrested After Breaching Security

Trespasser On White House Grounds Arrested After Breaching Security

Trump and John Kelly, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, were briefed on the breach, CNN reported . President Trump on Saturday commended the Secret Service for its "fantastic jo...

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ISIL fighters trapped in Mosul are warned they will die

ISIL fighters trapped in Mosul are warned they will die

The ongoing operations to free the western side of Mosul from Daesh terrorists have pushed up to 100,000 civilians to flee their homes, the Iraqi government said on Sunday. Iraqi forces have continued...

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Malcolm Turnbull pushes childcare ban on unvaccinated kids

Malcolm Turnbull pushes childcare ban on unvaccinated kids

Rachel Smalley talks to Australian correspondent Donna Demaio about the vaccination debate. Australian correspondent Donna Demaio told Rachel Smalley the Prime Minister isn't mincing his words. Dr ...

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South Korea's New President: Election Date All But Set Following Impeachment

South Korea's New President: Election Date All But Set Following Impeachment

Lee Jung-mi, the only woman justice, read the entire opinion aloud. The main street through downtown Seoul was barricaded after the court's ruling, broadcast live nationwide. Police said more th...

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Amnesty International mocks Turkish FM's 'undesirable' visit to Netherlands

Although a final decision by the government has not yet been confirmed, Venstre's foreign policy spokesperson Michael Aastrup wrote on Twitter that "expects" that Turkey's prime minister will not ho...

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'Burst in animal spirits': Jobs and wages both jumped in February

The Connecticut Department of Labor said Friday that the January rate increased by one-tenth of a percentage point, to 4.5 percent. The economy added 58,000 construction jobs in February, with gains...

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Warrant order is wrong: Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan

Warrant order is wrong: Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan

Karnan, however, said the warrant against him had not been served yet, NDTV reported. Jethmalani said there was no escape route for Justice Karnan from contempt proceedings even if he took lunacy ...

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Kellyanne Conway explains those microwave surveillance comments

Kellyanne Conway explains those microwave surveillance comments

Kellyanne Conway then went off the deep end by claiming that monitoring could be done with "microwaves that turn into cameras", before adding: " We know this is a fact of modern life ". Counselor to...

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