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Virginians to determine ballot for governor, among other races

While both men campaigned on relatively progressive liberal platforms, Perriello - who dubbed Trump a "narcissistic maniac" in one notable campaign ad - was seen as leaning further to the left, prom...

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East Timor recaptures two inmates who escaped from Bali jail

East Timor recaptures two inmates who escaped from Bali jail

An Australian jailed for a year for using another man's passport is among four people who escaped from Bali's notorious Kerobokan jail. The men made a brazen escape on Monday sometime after 6.30am a...

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Imam praised for saving life of suspect in London mosque attack

As for the victims, Osborne's family are standing by them and not him, saying they are "devastated for the families" and that their "hearts go out to the people who have been injured". They also expre...

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Presidential election 2017: Quick facts about Meira Kumar

While party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has declared support to NDA, his son and SP president Akhilesh Yadav has announced that the Opposition candidate would have his faction's backing. Now, Meira ...

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London Fire: Cladding in Other Buildings 'combustible'

Prime Minister Theresa May revealed the results of the rapid investigation. More than £700,000 has been paid out to victims so far, who will not be expected to repay the cash, and a central comman...

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Barrasso: Republicans 'putting final touches' on health care bill

Barrasso: Republicans 'putting final touches' on health care bill

The measure is being written in secret and many Senate Republicans were saying they still had not seen detailed legislation. Alaska moderate Lisa Murkowski said she didn't know how she'd v...

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Gerry Adams tells Theresa May she has 'breached the Good Friday Agreement'

Although the DUP are unionists - wanting to remain part of the United Kingdom - and broadly support numerous policies of the Conservative and Unionist Party (as the Conservatives are correctly called)...

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Trump exceeded authority in ordering Muslim travel ban, says U.S. court

Trump had signed the order on March 6 . One interim step the government could also take in the Ninth Circuit is ask to for an "en banc" review of Monday's ruling by all sitting Ninth Circuit...

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Afghan soldier opens fire on US troops, wounds seven

Afghan soldier opens fire on US troops, wounds seven

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement. Border crossings are often closed as Afghan and Pakistani forces clash+ over the disputed border, and Afgha...

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DUP warns Government confidence and supply deal is 'certainly not imminent'

Donaldson told BBC TV that there would be further talks on Wednesday and he was confident they could get an arrangement to support May early next week. Both ceremonies take weeks of preparation and pl...

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North Korea front and center at US-China dialogue

The death of American university student Otto Warmbier this week, after his release from 17 months of imprisonment in Pyongyang, has further complicated Trump's approach to North Korea, his top nati...

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Maryland sailor among those killed in collision

The destroyer t-boned in the middle of the night, immediately flooding the cramped compartments where more than 100 of the crew slept. Citing local investigators, Japan's top-selling Yomiuri newsp...

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Despite tensions, United States inks deal to sell Qatar 36 F-15 jets

The Qatari ambassador to the USA announced the finalization by tweeting a picture of his country's defense minister meeting with American Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. However, Trump also met with ...

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Saudi Arabia Taps Anti-Iran Hardliner To Be King In Waiting

The decision by King Salman to promote his son and consolidate his power was endorsed by 31 out of 34 members of the Allegiance Council, the decree said. Prince Mohammed is known for taking a hard-l...

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EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks

EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks

Tusk insisted the remaining 27 members had a renewed sense of optimism about the bloc's future after years of crisis and mounting anti-EU sentiment culminating in the Brexit vote. He said: 'We're de...

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More people were forcibly displaced in 2016 than ever before

Of the 65.6 million people forcibly displaced globally, 10.3 million became displaced previous year, about two-thirds of them (6.9 million) fleeing within their own countries. "From the Italian coas...

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In Iraq's Mosul, Islamic State group destroys iconic mosque

In Iraq's Mosul, Islamic State group destroys iconic mosque

The destruction of al-Nuri mosque with its famous minaret that has dominated Mosul's skyline for centuries and is pictured on Iraq's 10,000 dinar bank note, is yet another blow to the city's rich cu...

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Donald Trump: Mexico border wall could feature solar panels

Donald Trump: Mexico border wall could feature solar panels

Trump promised during his campaign that Mexico would be footing the bill for the border wall. "This way Mexico will have to pay much less money, and that's good". After hailing steps to end "the war...

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Macron headed for overwhelming parliamentary majority

Pollsters are projecting that French President Emmanuel Macron's party is on course to win a crushing parliamentary majority following the first round Sunday of legislative elections marked by w...

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GOP has chance to show us on health bill

GOP has chance to show us on health bill

As The Washington Post points out, Republican Senators are employing unprecedented secrecy around the bill, keeping the text hidden from the full body and the public as it races to a vote before ...

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JD(U) to support Kovind, wont attend oppn meeting

Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Keshav Mahanta, who is also the Assam Science, Technology and IT Minister, said that the party would vote for Ram Nath Kovind , NDA's presidential candidate. Party spo...

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First West Nile Mosquitoes of Season Detected in NYC

The virus can be transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. Usually it is hard to detect whether a person is infected with the virus as the symptoms of the condition can be vague,...

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IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

Al-Baghdadi proclaimed himself "caliph", or ruler of all Muslims, from the pulpit of the mosque on 4 July 2014, after the insurgents overran parts of Iraq and Syria . Amaq , the IS news agency, bla...

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Hamilton County Coroner: No autopsy for Warmbier

The Ohio hometown of the 22-year-old college student detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma is making plans for his funeral. Arizona U.S. Sen. John Mc...

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United States sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

Trump has held high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea , leaning heavily on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his assistance. One Trump administration officia...

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Larissa Waters mades history by breastfeeding while moving motion in Parliament

Larissa Waters mades history by breastfeeding while moving motion in Parliament

Larissa Waters , a Greens party MP in Australia, got plenty of plaudits earlier in the year when she was the first politician to breastfeed in parliament . "And my partner in crime moved her own moti...

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White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

House Speaker Paul Ryan congratulated her on a "hard-earned and well-deserved victory", saying in a statement released Tuesday, " Democrats from coast to coast threw everything they had at thi...

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Russian Federation belittles American president's U-turn on Cuba

Travel by Americans to Cuba will still be possible, but with new restrictions that require US travelers do business with individual Cubans and not their military. It appears they liked his proposa...

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Oppn to decide Prez nominee today; Meira Kumar meets Sonia Gandhi

Asked about his personal view on Kovind, the CPI-M leader said, "None of us know him". "This move, however, must not be seen from a political lens as this is an isolated incident and the Grand Alli...

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A Journalist From Otto Warmbier's North Korea Tour Speaks Out

Trump's evening in Iowa began with a tribute to former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, whom he had just appointed the United States' ambassador to China. President Donald Trump in Florida in April. R...

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UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

The suspect's sister Nicola Osborne added: "I'm sorry that my brother has been that troubled that it has taken him to this level of troubledness". The assault, which resulted in one dead and 11 othe...

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Against Grand Alliance Will, Nitish Declares his Support for Kovind

Naidu spoke to former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular leader H.D. Deve Gowda, DMK leader M.K. Stalin, PMK leader Anbumani Ramdoss and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, who extended her party's support t...

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Finsbury Park mosque van attacker identified as Darren Osborne

People are wanting to know if Finsbury Park station is open, and if the surrounding roads are accessible via auto or public transport. Unfortunately the United Kingdom legal authorities have no re...

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Canadian man charged in stabbing of airport officer in Flint

Shaw identified the officer who was stabbed is Lt. Jeff Neville with the Bishop International Airport police. The White House said Wednesday that Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert briefed Pres...

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Mosul mosque destruction means ISIS admitting defeat: Iraq PM

Mosul mosque destruction means ISIS admitting defeat: Iraq PM

ISIL militants on Wednesday blew up the Grand Al Nuri mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning minaret, Iraq's military said as Iraqi forces seeking to expel the group from the city closed in on the s...

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