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The package was brought inside and as it was opened, it exploded in the kitchen resulting in the injuries. Neither of the packages were delivered through a mail delivery service, Manley said. However, a motive in the two incidents remains unclear at this time. Like the March 2 explosion, Manley said there was no immediate indication of terrorism in Monday's incident, but added that police were looking to see if there was a "specific ideology behind these offenses" or if there was the ...
  • Xi: China, South Korea should bolster communication over NK developments

    Xi: China, South Korea should bolster communication over NK developments

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    Trump and Kim have agreed to meet by the end of May, although they have yet to confirm a date or time. Yang said China insists on all parties "sticking to solving the issue through dialogue and consultation". Security Council resolutions", he added. Trump also said China "continues to be helpful!" Kono's comment followed his meeting with Suh Hoon, the director of South Korea's National Intelligence Service, who is visiting Japan to brief Tokyo about his historic visit to North Korea.
  • Four days into official visit, Tillerson falls sick in Kenya, cancels engagements

    Four days into official visit, Tillerson falls sick in Kenya, cancels engagements

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    Tillerson "to deal with urgent work" back home. Mr Tillerson was to hold an interactive meeting with Health CS Sicily Kariuki at the Pumwani Maternity Hospital on Saturday at 9am but the event did not take place. The Secretary of state to the United States of America, Rex Tillerson will be arriving Nigeria today, Monday 12 of March 2018. Speaking at a joint news conference with Chad's Foreign Minister Mahamat Zene Cherif in the country's capital, N'Djamena, Tillerson was hopeful that Chad ...
  • Arms imports to Middle East doubled over past decade, study shows

    Arms imports to Middle East doubled over past decade, study shows

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    Much of American exports include military and transport aircraft. Russian Federation was India's top supplier, accounting for 62 percent of the country's arms imports. The US negotiated a package of about $110 billion in arms sales during Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia in May a year ago. "Pakistan was the main recipient (35 per cent), as it has been for all five-year periods since 1991", the report says.
  • Aguero sidelined for two weeks by knee injury

    Aguero sidelined for two weeks by knee injury

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    City do not have a game next weekend due to Brighton's involvement in the FA Cup and there is then a two-week worldwide break. Aguero wrote: "During yesterday's training I had a discomfort on my left knee". United are the closest team to City and tightened their grip on second place by beating Liverpool 2-1 over the weekend. City's all-time top scorer, Aguero is among the most-feared strikers in the English top-flight and his loss can not be overstated, despite the fact that Pep ...
  • DeVos struggles to answer basic questions about schools in her home state

    DeVos struggles to answer basic questions about schools in her home state

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    Most of the reading and math scores among students at charter schools in MI are below average and overall academic progress lags behind other states. Last week, DeVos was roundly criticized by students and teachers for not answering their questions when she visited the school in Parkland. DeVos also talked about the death threats and protestors who meet her to ask her about her policies.
  • Day care owner sentenced for drugging kids to go tanning

    Day care owner sentenced for drugging kids to go tanning

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    Neatherlin read a statement in court, apologizing and asking for forgiveness. "Everybody makes mistakes, but not everybody takes responsibility for those mistakes", she said. Les Adams, a grandfather of one of the children, said he couldn't understand "what's wrong" with Neatherlin, the Bend Bulletin reports. The children who had been left in her care during those excursions had the sleep aid melatonin in their systems, according to a sentencing memo.
  • Imran, Zardari, other political leaders condemn shoe-hurling at Nawaz

    Imran, Zardari, other political leaders condemn shoe-hurling at Nawaz

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    As the incident happened the man was detained by the officials present at the event and was later handed over to the police. However, Sharif went ahead with his address, although reportedly shortening his speech, only to thank the organisers and saying words of prayer for the deceased cleric.
  • Utica mom charged with leaving child crawling on city street

    Utica mom charged with leaving child crawling on city street

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    Police launched an investigation shortly after learning about the video. During her police interview, the Utica mom told the investigators that she had to pay a visit to someone on Bleecker Street and that before leaving the son in the auto, she made sure that all doors and windows are closed.
  • Japan minister admits files altered in scandal dogging Abe

    Japan minister admits files altered in scandal dogging Abe

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    Akie Abe left her role at the school after the scandal broke. Aso blamed the alterations on "some staff members" at the ministry, and said he had only learned about them on Sunday. The scandal first emerged early a year ago, but resurfaced after the revelation that official documents related to the sale had been changed. Reports say Akie's name and a phrase calling the land deal "exceptional" were deleted after the scandal surfaced.
  • Knife attacker gunned down by Austrian police outside Iranian envoy's residence

    Knife attacker gunned down by Austrian police outside Iranian envoy's residence

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    According to Austrian police, the attacker was gunned down by one of the bodyguards at the building. A police spokesman said the guard - an Austrian soldier - initially tried to stop the man with pepper spray. The soldier suffered a cut on his arm and was taken to hospital for treatment. The current motive behind the attack is unknown but security is said to have been increased at all embassies across the capital city.
  • Plane crash in Nepal, casualties feared

    Plane crash in Nepal, casualties feared

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    Initial reports suggest 17 injured have been shifted to hospital, while efforts are underway to extinguish the fire that has engulfed the plane. Rescue workers recovered badly burnt bodies from the wreckage of a Bangladeshi aircraft that crashed while coming in to land at Nepal's Kathmandu airport on Monday, a Reuters witness said.
  • Push to arm teachers part of Trump's school plan

    Push to arm teachers part of Trump's school plan

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    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says that, "far too often, the focus" after shootings has been "only on the most contentious fights, the things that have divided people and sent them into their entrenched corners". During those meetings, Trump advocated arming certain teachers and school staffers, arguing that gun-free schools are "like an invitation for these very sick people" to commit murder.
  • Michy Batshuayi: 'Borussia Dortmund boss right to drop me'

    Michy Batshuayi: 'Borussia Dortmund boss right to drop me'

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    Dortmund re-took the lead courtesy of a goal scored by Michy Batshuayi in the 77 minute, but that was canceled out after a 91st-minute strike from Danny Blum. However, Batshuayi rescued Dortmund with another late victor in the fourth minute of stoppage time, the striker showing great composure to bring down Lukasz Piszczek's cross and lash home on the half-volley.
  • At least 16 dead as lightning strikes Rwanda church

    At least 16 dead as lightning strikes Rwanda church

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    Southern Province is prone to lightning, according to governor Mureshyankwano. The weather accident in the mountainous region near the border with Burundi took place around midday on Saturday while parishioners of the town of Gihemvu were at a church service.
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Three militants killed in Anantnag encounter, says Army

    Jammu and Kashmir: Three militants killed in Anantnag encounter, says Army

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    Hence, the authorities have ordered the closure of all schools and colleges for Monday in Srinagar fearing that protests might break out in the city. "In the retaliatory action, all the three hiding militants were killed", he said, adding the deceased belonged to Hizbul militant outfit. In a gun battle in the early hours of Monday, the Indian Army killed 3 terrorists in Anantnag district.
  • Ryan splits with Trump as GOP lawmakers move to block planned tariffs

    Ryan splits with Trump as GOP lawmakers move to block planned tariffs

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    The Trump trade strategy is all about being the biggest bully on the block, Mr. Posen notes , and the U.S. President is already using the threat of tariffs as a cudgel. But if it leads to President Donald Trump starting a trade war, it will cost jobs, raise prices and set back California's economy. They are "safeguard" tariffs , a kind of emergency shield erected to stop a sudden, unforeseen and damaging import surge that could seriously damage a particular industry.
  • Trump orders stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by grim warnings

    Trump orders stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by grim warnings

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    Under relatively routine questioning from Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., about her correspondence, Hicks indicated that she could no longer access two accounts: one she used as a member of President Donald Trump's campaign team and the other a personal account, according to four people who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the closed meeting of the Intelligence Committee was supposed to remain private.
  • Australia Exempt from US Tariffs

    Australia Exempt from US Tariffs

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    Trump said the tariffs - which will come into effect after 15 days - will not initially apply to Canada and Mexico, and that close partners on security and trade could negotiate exemptions. On the very day the deal was signed, Fast praised the salvaging of the Trans Pacific Partnership with 10 other nations - including Japan, Australia and Mexico - that was put in jeopardy when the USA pulled out past year.
  • Enough is Enough! Hundreds of Israelis Demand Netanyahu's Resignation

    Enough is Enough! Hundreds of Israelis Demand Netanyahu's Resignation

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    The police have already recommended indicting Netanyahu in two bribery cases, but the final decision on any indictment would be made by the attorney general. Ultra-Orthodox parties are refusing to approve the state budget unless the conscription bill passes. "All the rest is a fake crisis", he wrote on Twitter.
  • OJ Simpson Was Nearly on 'The Simpsons' 25 Years Ago

    OJ Simpson Was Nearly on 'The Simpsons' 25 Years Ago

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    Simpson remained conversational, without much reserve throughout the interview , but when the topic of discussion neared the night his ex-wife was brutally murdered, Simpson's demeanor shifted, his responses became terse and he refused to answer some questions.
  • PSG 1-2 Real Madrid

    PSG 1-2 Real Madrid

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    It was partly down to necessity because of injuries and partly because he needed a more functional side than one studded with stars. Add it to the fact that Paris Saint Germain have not even drawn a single game at home, let alone losing it in any competition makes it even more hard for them to replicate against Real Madrid .
  • House Speaker Ryan criticizes Trump tariff plan

    House Speaker Ryan criticizes Trump tariff plan

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    Johnson warned that Trump's tariffs could result in "retaliatory actions" from US trading partners while injecting "uncertainty" into an economy that had been booming during Trump's presidency and benefiting from the tax cuts included in the chief executive's tax reform law, approved last December.
  • White House unveils gun and school safety proposals

    White House unveils gun and school safety proposals

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    After the country's latest mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, President Donald Trump said that he wanted to make school safety his top priority and believes that a "gun-free zone" is not the answer. "No student, no family, no teacher and no school should have to live the horror of Parkland or Sandy Hook or Columbine again", she said. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, later walked back both suggestions, saying "Universal means something different to a lot of people".
  • Maxine Waters: Time 'to get ready for impeachment'

    Maxine Waters: Time 'to get ready for impeachment'

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    Trump on Maxine Waters: "She's a low I.Q. individual". Waters echoed HBO's Real Time host Bill Mahr, who argued Friday on his show that Trump's alleged dealings with the adult film star could bring him down. "So we know that this is going to go on". "We will impeach the president, '" Trump said before telling the crowd he hadn't done anything wrong. "I don't think this President should be representing our country.
  • Notre Dame Basketball: Irish will be a 1-seed in the NIT

    Notre Dame Basketball: Irish will be a 1-seed in the NIT

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    For the first time since 2009, Penn State will play in the National Invitation Tournament. The victor of Michigan-Ohio State, which was being played late on Saturday night, will face ND in the conference title game next weekend for the right to be called 2018 Big Ten champs after PSU won the conference a year ago.
  • China, Japan, South Korea bristle over United States steel, aluminum tariffs

    China, Japan, South Korea bristle over United States steel, aluminum tariffs

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    Trump did say he expected both Canada and Mexico to take action to prevent other countries from sneaking steel into the U.S.by sending them to Canada or Mexico first. Jens Spahn, state secretary in the German Finance Ministry, on Sunday called for negotiations, saying that " a trade war helped no one ". "And that's four times the tariff that we charge on their cars coming in here".
  • Talks, not 'negotiations' with North Korea: Rex Tillerson

    Talks, not 'negotiations' with North Korea: Rex Tillerson

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    But there's also considerable skepticism. The Kim regime's long-running control of North Korea could not have existed without significant support from the communists in Beijing. He's oscillated between threats and insults directed at Kim that have fueled fears of war, and more conciliatory rhetoric. "There is no way President Trump could be ready for May to have high stakes negotiation on denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula".
  • Villanova earns top seed in NCAA Tournament East Region

    Villanova earns top seed in NCAA Tournament East Region

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    Joe Lunardi of ESPN also dropped Michigan State to a three seed and neither the Spartans or Wolverines are projected to play in Detroit . If two hours of selecting teams for the tournament isn't enough, you can tune into four hours of what the NCAA is calling a Social Madness social media pre-show.
  • Helicopter Crashes Into New York City's East River

    Helicopter Crashes Into New York City's East River

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    Sunday in the waterway just north of Roosevelt Island and is "reportedly inverted in the water". "It couldn't have been any longer than five minutes". A video posted on Twitter appeared to show the chopper slowly heading toward the water before becoming submerged. The helicopter was carrying five tourists and a pilot who were trapped inside as the helicopter sank.
  • WH in confusion over steel, aluminum tariffs rollout

    WH in confusion over steel, aluminum tariffs rollout

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    Internally, White House officials who oppose the tariffs have urged the administration to limit the countries that would be affected and to impose time limits. She didn't comment on how those determinations would be made and or which countries would qualify. The planned tariffs have also upset business groups and stock markets with investors anxious about the prospect of an escalating trade war derailing global economic growth, although some investors see the tariff threats as a USA ...
  • For Saccone, Trump Is Key To GOP Victory In PA House Race

    For Saccone, Trump Is Key To GOP Victory In PA House Race

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    Trump says his new slogan will be "Keep America great!" with an exclamation point. Trump said Lamb will still back the Democratic agenda in Congress. Most Republicans do, as well. But he said tariffs "are my baby" and is evidence of his defense of the working class. More than 80,000 people in the district are in union households, with almost 18,000 of them affiliated with the steelworkers' union.
  • Donald Trump's Empty Words on Trade

    Donald Trump's Empty Words on Trade

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    The prices of a host of products made from steel and aluminum are expected to rise, and several countries have already threatened to impose their own tariffs on us goods in retaliation . Top Republican lawmakers and the leaders from major United States trading partners have resisted the tariffs plan. The head of the United Nations trade and development agency Unctad said the tariffs would take a toll on poorer countries and could trigger takeovers in their mining industries.
  • Battered Northeast Braces for Third Winter Storm in 10 Days

    Battered Northeast Braces for Third Winter Storm in 10 Days

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    Heavy wet snow will develop late Monday night into Tuesday, tapering off Tuesday night. After that, the likelihood goes up to 90 percent, and snow and sleet may be coming down as well. Tuesday and Wednesday will be breezy, chilly days for March with some snow showers possible, but still will get above freezing with periods of sunshine each day.
  • AM Links: Trump, Tariffs, Stormy Daniels

    AM Links: Trump, Tariffs, Stormy Daniels

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    Playing off of Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan, Clifford is now starring in the "Make America Horny Again" tour which is reaping the rewards of her new-found fame following a report in January that Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen , paid her $130,000 just before the 2016 presidential election in order to keep quiet an alleged affair with Trump.