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Seven killed in Somalian auto bombing

Seven killed in Somalian auto bombing

Soldiers and civilians were caught in the vehicle bomb blast at an army checkpoint near the presidential palace and the national theatre, Abdifatah Omar Hallane, spokesman for the Banaadir regional mu...

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US Bans Electronic Devices on Flights From Eight Muslim-Majority Countries

As the ban begins to be enforced over the next several days, passengers should certainly keep an eye out for updates and clarifications if they are traveling to the USA from one of the affected airp...

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5.5 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia's tourist island of Bali

The quake hit near Denpasar, the Indonesia Tsunami Early Warning System said. A social media user, Claudia Kristianti, said that she took about 15 to 20 minutes to calm herself from the shock of the...

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Monitor: Airstrike Kills 33 Civilians in Northern Syria

The coalition is supporting an offensive by an alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters aimed at capturing Raqqa, the de facto capital of the "caliphate" proclaimed by IS in 2014. Residents from t...

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Trump Kids' Aspen Ski Trip Will Require 100 Secret Service Agents

Trump Kids' Aspen Ski Trip Will Require 100 Secret Service Agents

Ivanka and Donald Jr., along with his wife Vanessa, were spotted on the streets of Aspen on Sunday following lunch at Ajax Tavern in Aspen's The Little Nell. The Aspen Times reported the family arrive...

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Neymar: The PL Is Quite Amazing

Neymar: The PL Is Quite Amazing

And that is why recent news may be of interest to United fans, as the Welsh worldwide is reportedly unhappy with Cristiano Ronaldo and manager Zinedine Zidane, as the former's position as the main m...

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Erdogan says may review ties with Europe after referendum

The Turkish leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, personally accused German chancellor Angela Merkel of being a Nazi at a rally in Istanbul on Sunday (19 March). "Those who compare us to Nazis are not w...

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Restoration of Jesus' tomb costs $3.3 million

Restoration of Jesus' tomb costs $3.3 million

The limestone and marble structure stands at the center of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem , one of the world's oldest churches - a 12th-century building standing on 4th-century remains...

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Airline Laptop Ban: Everything you need to know

Those regulations will take come into force early Friday morning. The airports affected are in Amman, Cairo, Kuwait City, Doha, Dubai, Istanbul, Abu Dhabi, Casablanca, Morocco; Riyadh and Jeddah, ...

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United Kingdom may join U.S. airline electronics ban

The restrictions, which apply to laptops, tablets, DVD players and phones over a certain size, follow a similar U.S. ban affecting eight countries. The secretary of the Department of Homeland Securi...

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Maharashtra Strike: 301 Docs of Nagpur Medical College Suspended

Maharashtra Strike: 301 Docs of Nagpur Medical College Suspended

Health care services for the poor were hit significantly across the state as the medicos' agitation threatened to escalate with other government doctors expressing support and the state hitting back b...

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Asia has most representation on latest billionaire list

Asia has most representation on latest billionaire list

Jim Irsay , owner of the Indianapolis Colts, is No. 814 with $2.5 billion, up from $1.74 billion in 2014. Herb Simon , owner of the Indiana Pacers, is No. But Forbes , which has been tracking Trump...

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Trump slips 220 spots on Forbes list

Trump slips 220 spots on Forbes list

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg moved up to No. 5 for the first time , after his fortune rose $11.4 billion in 12 months. In 2016, there were 1,810, this year the number is 2,043 - a 13 percent in...

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I came in between the two: Yogi Adityanath on Rahul, Akhilesh

His address was widely viewed as his farewell speech to the lower house. Recalling his shock in 1998 when he was elected to the Lok Sabha first time at the age of 26 when Gorakhpur was known only fo...

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Residents of Mosul Say Islamic State Kidnapping Men For Defense

Residents of Mosul Say Islamic State Kidnapping Men For Defense

Yassin, a butcher who also escaped from the west side, said Islamic State held less ground than before. Father Daniel, whose church in Erbil cares for Christian families who fled their homes, said t...

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United Kingdom just banned electronics on flights after US

The restrictions forbid electronic devices larger than a smartphone from being carried in the cabin of the airplane, including laptops, tablets, e-readers, cameras, portable DVD players, and handheld ...

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France's Le Pen under fire in first presidential debate

At times, especially when Macron talked of France's place in the world, it felt like Le Pen had a point. "First, like with Trump and Brexit, traditional polls have a problem assessing voter intentio...

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French election: Top 5 candidates trade barbs in first debate

The debate highlighted just how uncertain France's election is, just a month before the first vote. The timing of the debate, a month before French voters head to polls for the first round of the ...

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Beijing's Last Coal Power Plant Ceases Operation, Air Pollution Still a Concern

Beijing's Last Coal Power Plant Ceases Operation, Air Pollution Still a Concern

The Huaneng Beijing Thermal Power Plant's final unit suspended operations on March 18, marking the end of coal-fueled generation in the city. Huaneng said the shutdown of the generator, which had an...

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South Korea Park says 'sorry' as she undergoes questioning

South Korea Park says 'sorry' as she undergoes questioning

Park has denied all wrongdoing and blamed Choi - now on trial for charges including abuse of power and coercion - for misusing their friendship. "I am sorry to trouble the people", Park told reporte...

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Rail workers to strike on the day of the Grand National

Rail workers to strike on the day of the Grand National

The most recent discussions were held to try and find a solution to the dispute over driver-only-operated (DOO) trains that RMT has been locked in with Merseyrail, Northern and Southern, but the lates...

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Erdogan Vows Turkey Will Change Policy Toward EU After Referendum

Erdogan Vows Turkey Will Change Policy Toward EU After Referendum

Volker Bouffier , the vice chair of Mrs Merkel's Christian Democrat party, said: "Mr Erdoğan and his government are not welcome in our country, and that must be now be understood". But Erdogan swatted...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation director confirms probe of possible Russian Federation links to Trump team

Federal Bureau of Investigation director confirms probe of possible Russian Federation links to Trump team

Grassley's a Republican, of course, so he's probably hinting here that Comey told him they're not investigating Trump. "In my opinion, there are some political forces in Washington that don't care...

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North Korea propaganda video shows United States aircraft carrier on fire

North Korea propaganda video shows United States aircraft carrier on fire

Over the weekend, Tillerson called for a "new approach" to North Korea. "While China is critical to any effort to increase sanctions on North Korea, America has in the past sought Beijing's cooperat...

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USA intelligence committee is confused

USA intelligence committee is confused

Additionally, Comey said the federal agency checked out Trump's claims that Obama wiretapped his Manhattan pad during the campaign - and federal agents found little, if nothing, to support Trump's t...

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BJP hails Supreme Court's advice for amicable settlement of Ayodhya dispute

The court said that the issue of the construction of the Ram temple was a matter of belief and there was nothing much the court could do about it. After his farewell speech in Lok Sabha, new UP CM a...

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USA 14th, Canada 7th, in ranking or world's happiest countries

Norway has a happiness score of about 7.537 while Singapore's score is 6.572, which is about 0.068 points lower than the previous year's score. The survey ranks 155 countries by their happiness lev...

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Bad weather slows the advance of Iraqi forces in western Mosul

Bad weather slows the advance of Iraqi forces in western Mosul

Residents who had left said Iraqi, Syrian and other foreign militants remaining in the area tried to make them stay. The use of explosives in the densely populated Old City is likely to cause extensiv...

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Gowdy blasts Comey for not acknowledging leak probe

FBI Director James Comey told a House panel he was breaking protocol in announcing that the bureau has been actively investigating possible coordination between Trump campaign officials and associ...

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Canada announces big plans to help millions suffering from extreme food insecurity

Canada announces big plans to help millions suffering from extreme food insecurity

The statement reads in part, "Today, the Hon". The announcement, it stated, was made by Canada's Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Mr. This assistance will be disbursed immediately ...

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N. Korea may have doubled uranium enrichment - United Nations nuclear watchdog

N. Korea may have doubled uranium enrichment - United Nations nuclear watchdog

Such technology allows an ICBM to successfully reenter the earth's atmosphere with no damage to the warhead. Those engines would also fit into the nation's development of missiles capable of hitting t...

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United Kingdom inflation jumps to 2.3% - GBP jumps

United Kingdom inflation jumps to 2.3% - GBP jumps

Rising fuel and food prices pushed inflation beyond the Bank of England's 2% target in February, hitting its highest level since September 2013. Economists had expected a rate of 2.1%. But with infl...

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Ontario police arrest suspect in death of 7-year-old boy

Ontario police arrest suspect in death of 7-year-old boy

Niagara Regional Police media relations officer Const. Phil Gavin said a man who walked into the bank at 211 Martindale Rd. assaulted the employee around 10:25 a.m. The woman was taken to hospital in ...

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Cold front drops temperatures, showers possible on Wednesday

Cold front drops temperatures, showers possible on Wednesday

However, a cold front will slide through from the north during the evening. Gone will be the normal highs, and winter-like temperatures come in again, with highs in the 30s. However, most of the area ...

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Is Mass Effect: Andromeda dead on arrival?

Is Mass Effect: Andromeda dead on arrival?

So, for example you can take the charge power of the Vanguard class and pair it with the singularity of a pure Biotic class. " Many benifits got cut due to too much time extension to get the game d...

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