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Trump's Budget Would Kill a Program That Feeds 2.4 Million Senior Citizens

Trump's plan also includes three federal fee hikes, including one to file for bankruptcy that would generate $150 million in new revenue. The wall will get $1.5 billion in 2017 Mulvaney said that al...

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New CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad

New CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad

The vote also means Hayatou will be replaced as a FIFA Senior Vice President. In attendance at the 2017 General Assembly in Addis Ababa were Federation Internationale de Football Association presi...

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Olympic official compares Russian ban to Nazi persecution of Jews

Olympic official compares Russian ban to Nazi persecution of Jews

I apologise unreservedly for any offence I have caused. Over 1,000 Russian athletes were implicated in alleged state-sponsored doping at events including the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in S...

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US officials deny airstrike on al-Qaeda targeted nearby mosque

US officials deny airstrike on al-Qaeda targeted nearby mosque

But a senior US military official told NBC News that while there was a mosque about 50 feet from the USA target, the United States has photographic evidence that the mosque was not hit and was still...

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Rout brings Akhilesh Yadav and Shivpal Yadav under one roof

Rout brings Akhilesh Yadav and Shivpal Yadav under one roof

As the 47 newly elected members were ushered into the auditorium of the party headquarters, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and his estranged uncle Shivpal Yadav were together for the first time ...

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When Friends star Matthew Perry beat up Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

You have to love how Perry takes credit for helping Trudeau learn to overcome adversity, which serves him well as the prime minister of Canada. "The two of you beat him up?" he asked. "Yeah, I think h...

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Court sends former NNPC boss, Yakubu, to prison

Court sends former NNPC boss, Yakubu, to prison

Yakubu was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) on Thursday, March 16, over corruption, false declaration of assets and money laundering allegations leveled against him. ...

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Wamakko carpets Ali over face-off with Senate

Wamakko carpets Ali over face-off with Senate

Hameed Ali (Rtd) met with a view to resolving the impasse. He claimed the letter inviting him did not specify that he should wear his uniform, after being queried by Deputy Senate President, Senator...

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Turkey complains to United Nations about Dutch behavior

Erdogan reportedly said during a press conference on Tuesday: 'We know the Dutch from the Srebrenica blood bath. Ankara has suspended high-level diplomatic relations after Dutch authorities pr...

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EMT Dead, Another Injured After Stolen Ambulance Hits Them in the Bronx

EMT Dead, Another Injured After Stolen Ambulance Hits Them in the Bronx

NY1 has a crew heading to the scene and we'll bring you the latest on this developing story throughout the night. One FDNY EMT was killed, a second critically injured when a man commandeered an ambu...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway closed

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed

According to eyewitnesses, over 500 vehicles were stranded at different places on the highway. The almost 300-km long national highway remained closed for vehicular traffic for the 7th day today in ...

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USA to press China on restricting North Korea

Harry Harris, Pacific command commander, was quoted as saying in the news release. "Nevertheless, watching the video even once did have an effect, increasing Japanese support for cooperation with So...

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Turkey may apply economic sanctions against the Netherlands

The Netherlands is home to some 400,000 people of Turkish origin, and Ankara is keen to harness their votes. Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya had travelled overland from Germany to rally suppor...

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1.2m people sought asylum in European Union past year

1.2m people sought asylum in European Union past year

Applications dropped markedly in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Hungary. Italy received 121,000 or 10 percent, France 76,000, Greece 49,000, Austria 39,000 and the United Kingdom 38,300. The total inc...

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Newly found ancient Egyptian statue not Ramses II, say officials (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Newly found ancient Egyptian statue not Ramses II, say officials (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

They had previously thought the statue was Ramses, who ruled 600 years earlier, because it was close to a temple dedicated to the ruler. But the minister explained that the statue's torso's back pil...

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Turkish President says Netherlands lost friend like Turkey

Turkish President says Netherlands lost friend like Turkey

In an escalation of the bitter row between the Netherlands and Turkey, Tayyip Recep Erdogan accused the Dutch of responsibility for the massacres of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995. German Chancellor...

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Nisar seeks Facebook support in removal of blasphemous content

Nisar seeks Facebook support in removal of blasphemous content

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan told AP Thursday a Pakistani official in their Washington, D.C. embassy approached both social media giants about tracking down Pakistanis - at home or ov...

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UP BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya admitted to ICU

UP BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya admitted to ICU

More details are awaited . Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh during the BJP Parliamentary party meeting at Parliament house in New Delhi on Thursda...

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Donald Trump is thirsty for Ted Cruz's approval of Trumpcare

A SurveyMonkey poll shows similar reactions, with most Americans opposed to the Republican bill, 55 percent to 42 percent. The poll found that 50 percent of voters disapprove of the president's un...

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US Mulls Sending 1000 More Troops into Syria

US Mulls Sending 1000 More Troops into Syria

Trump directed Defense Secretary James Mattis in January to provide a strategy within 30 days that more aggressively attacks ISIS in Syria. If the liberation of Mosul in Iraq is any guide to a possi...

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Enda Kenny urges Trump to help undocumented Irish living in US

Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Posing for photograph's to mark St Patrick's Day, P...

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Donald Trump describes Enda Kenny as his 'new friend'

Donald Trump describes Enda Kenny as his 'new friend'

Kenny said he briefed the USA president about Ireland's concerns about the impact of Brexit on the island of Ireland. We are from Ireland so our particular interest is in our own folks, but the immi...

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Dollar briefly dives below ¥113 on Fed rate forecasts

Dollar briefly dives below ¥113 on Fed rate forecasts

The Shanghai Composite Index added 0.1 per cent to 3,239.33. Shenzhen-listed ZTE resumed trade on Thursday after an eight-day hiatus, and added 10 percent to hit the maximum allowed move. USA stocks...

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Tillerson reiterates United States support for Japan and South Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday in Tokyo a "different approach" is needed on North Korea. But he also stressed the importance of three-way cooperation with South Korea , cal...

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Rex Tillerson Heads To Asia

Tillerson was speaking as he met with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on his first trip to Asia as the top USA diplomat. For nearly two decades the US has refused to engage in direct talks wit...

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UGLY: Bow Wow Issues Threats Against Melania Trump; 'She'll Work for Us'

Bow Wow , whose real name is Shad Moss, reacted after Trump slammed the "Gin and Juice" singer, in a tweet Wednesday, for his latest music video " Lavender ", in which he points a fake gun at the pres...

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Dutch PM's party leads elections: Exit polls

Dutch PM's party leads elections: Exit polls

His win was eight seats down from the 2012 polls when his party won 41 seats. "The first victory is in!" "I look forward to continuing to cooperate as friends, neighbors and Europeans", Angela Merkel ...

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Has OPEC Underestimated US Shale Once Again?

This means that although much of OPEC claims it is cutting production, in reality its member countries are exceeding their quotas which prevents the price of oil from falling much. Brent futures had y...

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Police raid two 'militant hideouts' in Ctg

Police raid two 'militant hideouts' in Ctg

Shafiqul Islam, a senior police officer in Chittagong, said that the militants were shouting "Allahu Akbar" when they started attacking the policemen. He said the encounter began after a night-long po...

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Stabenow against plans to eliminate Great Lakes restoration funding

Stabenow against plans to eliminate Great Lakes restoration funding

The president's budget is a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that cuts many domestic programs. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, is speaking out against Trump administration plans to el...

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Politics Nigerian Governors Present Card To President Buhari

Politics Nigerian Governors Present Card To President Buhari

The president then asked him to offer the Muslim prayer. The meeting started after the Natiional anthem was recited and opening prayers from Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mines and Solid Minerals a...

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Zille's colonialism tweet earns criticism from own party, opposition

Zille's colonialism tweet earns criticism from own party, opposition

Former DA leader and Western Cape premier Helen Zille woke up on Thursday morning and chose to share her thoughts on the "good" that colonialism did for this country. She also tweeted that the transit...

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Parliamentary Commission proposed to investigate Hussain Haqqani's article

Parliamentary Commission proposed to investigate Hussain Haqqani's article

PML-N leader Zafar Ali Shah petitionend the Supreme Court on Wednesday urging it to initiate a treason trial against former president Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, alo...

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Flynn Got $56250 From Russian TV, Cyber Firm, Documents Show

Flynn Got $56250 From Russian TV, Cyber Firm, Documents Show

He joined the Trump presidential campaign in February 2016. He was director of the Defense Intelligence Agency during the Obama administration from 2012 to 2014, before being pushed out and retiring f...

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New wrinkle on President Trump's claims of Obama wiretapping at Trump Tower

New wrinkle on President Trump's claims of Obama wiretapping at Trump Tower

Obama has denied the allegations that he had anything to do with tapping Trump's phones, and his former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, has also has publicly denied such claims. "The...

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