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Cosatu to ask ANC to send Ramaphosa to its events

Cosatu to ask ANC to send Ramaphosa to its events

Frustrations with a sinking economy, corruption scandals and intimidation of the party's critics fueled the shouts of "Zuma must go" and "Zuma must fall" even from the Congress of South African Trade ...

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Trump's Budget Relies On Optimistic Economic Forecasts, Critics Say

He's tested conventional political wisdom by eschewing travel, church, transparency, discipline, consistency and decorum. The plan, Trump's first as president, combines $4.1 trillion for the upcomin...

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Madison leadership center to be named after Thompson

Madison leadership center to be named after Thompson

That is the year the budget was first passed as a singe, large bill. The Legislature's budget committee was scheduled to vote on that plan Tuesday, but the committee's co-chairs said they're still a...

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Highlights of Trump's budget proposal

These would include USD193 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), $21 billion from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). The federal government also wou...

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Corker Says Medicare, Social Security Need To Be Part Of Budget Reform

The plan "prioritizes the well-being of Americans, bolsters USA national security, secures our borders, and advances US economic interests", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement r...

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Shop the Shoes Princess Charlotte Wore at Pippa Middleton's Wedding

Shop the Shoes Princess Charlotte Wore at Pippa Middleton's Wedding

She arrived with Michael in an open-top vintage auto, while Kate and her family arrived earlier at the church grounds to wait for the bride. The wedding party included Ms. Clad in gold bloomers ...

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Man's death tied to California botulism outbreak

Tests confirmed the botulism toxin in nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station in the Sacramento suburb of Walnut Grove, the state health agency said in a statement . Survivors often are forced to ...

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Ineos signs $1bn deal to become biggest North Sea firm

Ineos signs $1bn deal to become biggest North Sea firm

Mr Ratcliffe's Ineos has agreed to acquire all of the Danish energy company's oil and gas business, which includes the Laggan-Tormore gas field to the west of Shetland and major fields in Norwegian an...

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On Lyme disease, recognition urged; it goes undiagnosed, Arkansas governor told

On Lyme disease, recognition urged; it goes undiagnosed, Arkansas governor told

State Sen. David Sanders, R- Little Rock, who attended the meeting and mentioned his own experience of having Lyme disease, said he was looking to hold hearings on the disease. "Right away she was sta...

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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: First African To Win Top WHO Job

Nishtar was among three candidates vying to replace outgoing chief Dr. Margaret Chan . Tedros was ahead after the first round, winning 95 votes. "I imagine in my countless sleep that having 54 Gh...

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UK Prime Minister May raises threat level to critical

Police responded to reports of an explosion shortly after 10.33pm at the arena, which has the capacity to hold 21,000 people. On Tuesday, U.K. authorities identified the bombing suspect as 22-year...

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Arrested After Deadly UK Concert Bombing; Prime Minister, Queen React

May said critical status means armed soldiers may be deployed instead of police at public events such as sports matches. He also reported of "heavy presence of police and armed officers". "She was l...

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Ariana Grande returns to US following Manchester bombing

After meeting with top intelligence officials, May raised Britain's terrorism threat level to the highest level, " critical ", for the first time in a decade. "I think our people have done a really go...

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Even Some Republicans Say Trump's Budget Is 'Draconian'

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks to the reporters about President Trump's proposed budget on Tuesday. $1 trillion for public infrastructure over 10 years, which would mix publi...

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Chocolate eaters 'may have lower risk of irregular heartbeat'

Chocolate eaters 'may have lower risk of irregular heartbeat'

Using this information, the researchers were able to analyze the data in relation to chocolate consumption , finding that the rate of diagnosis was 10 percent lower for those who ate at least one t...

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'The Entire World Looks So Beautiful,' Kim Says After Missile Test

'The Entire World Looks So Beautiful,' Kim Says After Missile Test

It has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the US mainland. China says North Korea should stop its pursuit of nuclear missiles and the United States should stop the ...

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United Nations experts urge Indonesia to free jailed politicians, repeal its blasphemy law

United Nations experts urge Indonesia to free jailed politicians, repeal its blasphemy law

The call came as the family of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, unexpectedly withdrew an appeal against his conviction and two-year jail term for blasphemy, which had been submitted by his l...

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Candidates to lead UN health agency make pitches

He will be the first health official from Africa to serve as director-general. Tedros - who campaigned under his first name - was best known for having cut deaths from malaria , AIDS , tuberculos...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav is alive: Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit assures India

Kulbhushan Jadhav is alive: Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit assures India

The global court had stayed Jadhav's execution till a final outcome of the hearing. The Indian Army on Tuesday said it had inflicted "some damage" to Pakistani positions across the Line of Control, ...

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Residents told to leave as fire burns in Chelan County

Residents told to leave as fire burns in Chelan County

The Mobilization Plan is implemented to provide a process to quickly notify, assemble and deploy fire service personnel, equipment and other resources from around the state when fires, disasters or ot...

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British PM to water down £100k 'dementia tax' pledge

British PM to water down £100k 'dementia tax' pledge

The Tories faced an onslaught of criticism at the weekend after revealing controversial plans to shake-up social care in their election manifesto. This isn't a u-turn, it's a fudge and people shouldn'...

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WHO assembly set to choose next chief among 3 candidates

Tedros, who goes by his first name (pronounced TAY-dros), won the job over Sania Nishtar , a cardiologist from Pakistan, and David Nabarro , a physician and World Health Organization veteran from ...

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North Korea: New missile an 'answer' to Trump's policies

The Pukguksong-2 flew about 500 km (310 miles), reaching an altitude of 560 km, South Korea's military said . Tensions are mounting on the Korean peninsula Sunday morning after a mid-range missile ...

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World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

The remoteness of the affected area, 1,300 kilometers from Kinshasa, means word of the outbreak was slow to emerge. The country's health ministry confirmed one person has tested positive for the vir...

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Boston Celtics beat the buzzer to end Cleveland Cavaliers' winning streak

Boston Celtics beat the buzzer to end Cleveland Cavaliers' winning streak

But me personally, I didn't have it. He got into shoving matches with a few Cavs , basically calling out Kevin Love for his Humpty-Dumpty performance while in shoving match with Jerebko. "We have t...

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Man Dies in California Botulism Outbreak from Gas Station Nacho Cheese

In this outbreak, 29 were sickened and one died. One of the first cases was tracked to a woman who ate nacho cheese from the station on April 21. After the source of the outbreak was determined, the...

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Manchester attack: Vigil finds city defiant in the face of terror

She told the group of 10 or so kids seated around her to come backstage. A homeless man said he pulled nails from the faces of injured children before paramedics arrived to treat victims of the Man...

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Excessive caffeine led to death of teen, coroner says

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Monday that Davis Cripe had no pre-existing heart condition that might have caused him to collapse and die in a classroom last month. But it wasn't a auto...

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Massive Slide Buries Stretch Of Iconic California Coast Highway

Massive Slide Buries Stretch Of Iconic California Coast Highway

San Francisco Chroniclereports, "A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday night, covering about one-third of a mile (half a kilometer) of road and changing the Big Sur ...

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Blood tests to resume at NHS cyber attack hospitals from tomorrow

Blood tests to resume at NHS cyber attack hospitals from tomorrow

But Theresa May rejected claims the Government ignored warnings the NHS was vulnerable to a possible cyber attack, saying warnings had been given to hospital trusts. "We're continuing to investigate a...

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UN Official: Islamic State's Days Numbered in Iraq

UN Official: Islamic State's Days Numbered in Iraq

The attack comes as Iraq is pressing on with a months-long campaign aimed at dislodging Islamic State from its last key stronghold of Mosul in northern Iraq. "The self-proclaimed Islamic State of ...

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Manchester concert explosions treated as a 'terrorist incident'

Officials have not released a list of those killed, but their identities are beginning to be reported by British media, citing confirmation from families, schools and on social media. "It is now bey...

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Parched Cape Town imposes water restrictions due to drought

Parched Cape Town imposes water restrictions due to drought

The city says consumption is 93 million litres above the target of 600 million litres a day. It also called on residents not to use more than 100 litres (22 gallons) of water daily. In Cape Town, th...

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Danielle McLaughlin: Trump didn't just throw the Federal Bureau of Investigation boss under a bus

Danielle McLaughlin: Trump didn't just throw the Federal Bureau of Investigation boss under a bus

Comey's ouster Tuesday, while his FBI led an investigation into possible co-ordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, raises the potential that a man long defined by his indepe...

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Man dies in California botulism outbreak from nacho-cheese

Results are pending on another bag of the dip that was seized while still sealed. The San Francisco County coroner's office identified the dead man as Martin Galindo, 37. Officials with California D...

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