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Johnson also said he had been heartened by strong expressions of support from the United States and other allies - although it remains unclear whether there will be a coordinated global response to the Novichok attack. Despite this, Ambassador Nikki Haley also declared Wednesday that the United States believes the British narrative. Ms. May's announcement came ahead of an urgent session of the UN Security Council to be held at Britain's behest to discuss the poisoning.
  • Seton Hall Vs. NC State Live Stream

    Seton Hall Vs. NC State Live Stream

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    Update: KU and Seton Hall square off at 6:10 p.m. Saturday at INTRUST Bank Arena . Allerik Freeman finished with a career-high 36 points for N.C. "Other than the other scouting report my coach is going to give me, I got a great scouting report myself", Rodriguez said. By contrast, NC State put a team on the floor in Wichita that only had three members that had ever played in the NCAA Tournament before, just one whom was there last season and a head coach still inside the one-year ...
  • Doanld Trump Makes His First Presidential Visit to The State of California

    Doanld Trump Makes His First Presidential Visit to The State of California

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    The Justice Department last week sued to block a trio of California laws created to protect people living in the US illegally. Mr. Trump in an executive order past year called for an even broader denial of federal money, though one federal judge has cast doubt on his ability to do that under current law.
  • Korea to seek talks with North in preparation for summit

    Korea to seek talks with North in preparation for summit

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    Ri Yong-ho arrived in the Swedish capital Thursday evening with Choe Kang-il, deputy director general of the Foreign Ministry's North America section. Lofven told local media that his government is willing to help "if the main actors want Sweden to play a role". Other possible summit locations include: Switzerland, the neutral nation where Kim went to school; the Joint Security Area in the demilitarized zone that divides North and South Korea; and China, which has diplomatic relations with ...
  • Islam does not belong to Germany, says new interior minister

    Islam does not belong to Germany, says new interior minister

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    Germany has been forged by Christianity. Seehofer said his message to Muslims was: "Live with us, not parallel to or against us". Germany's Muslim community is estimated to count about 4.5 million members, around 1.8 million of whom are German citizens.
  • President Trump wants to create something called a military 'Space Force'

    President Trump wants to create something called a military 'Space Force'

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    President Donald Trump suggested creating a new military branch dedicated to space warfare during a speech to military service members in California on Tuesday, March 14. The Pentagon has been eager to dramatically increase its spending on military assets aimed at space, despite a conspicuous lack of other countries doing so seemingly meaning they're creating a fighting force that has no conceivable opponent.
  • U.S. officially blames Russia's 'Dragonfly' hackers for attacks on energy grid

    U.S. officially blames Russia's 'Dragonfly' hackers for attacks on energy grid

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    The DHS report describes the attacks as "a multi-stage intrusion campaign by Russian government cyber actors" and claims that those behind the attacks are targeting two types of entities. "After obtaining access, the Russian government cyber actors conducted network reconnaissance, moved laterally and collected information pertaining to industrial control systems", the report said.
  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Says Mnangagwa 'Illegal', Demands 'Proper' Meeting

    Zimbabwe: Mugabe Says Mnangagwa 'Illegal', Demands 'Proper' Meeting

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    Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said today that the country "has moved on" in response to claims by former president Robert Mugabe that he was ousted in an illegal "coup d'etat". Zimbabwe is opening up for business and President Mnangagwa has set about mending political and economic relations with the world. Mugabe's media appearance was apparently organised by the new National Patriotic Front (NPF) party which hopes to unseat Mnangagwa's government in polls expected by August.
  • The 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' Trailer Is Here!

    The 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' Trailer Is Here!

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    Snooki and JWoww are now mothers of two , while Ronnie is going to be a first-time dad to his child with girlfriend, Jen Harley. He makes light of his sentence but the crew are anxious for him. Let the fist pumping commence! "I feel like we're classy now", says Jenni "JWOWW" Farley , before everyone demonstrates why that is a completely inaccurate appraisal.
  • United States hits Russian Federation with sanctions for election meddling

    United States hits Russian Federation with sanctions for election meddling

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    He claimed the USA move was created to coincide with Russia's presidential election on Sunday. Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced on Thursday they will finally enact sanctions on Russian agents (a month and a half after the Congressional deadline btw) for their "attempted interference in U.S.
  • Blow for BJP in by-polls

    Blow for BJP in by-polls

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    In small consolation for the BJP, its candidate Rinki Rani Pandey retained the Bhabhua Assembly seat for the party, defeating her Congress rival Shambhu Singh Patel by about 14,000 votes. It said that since the Modi government came to power, bypolls to 10 Lok Sabha seats were conducted, of which the BJP lost nine. Especially worrisome for the BJP was the fact that it was trounced by the BSP-backed Samajwadi Party in the high-stakes Gorakhpur and Phulpur bypolls which could boost the ...
  • Trump's pick for new Central Intelligence Agency chief dogged by secret prisons

    Trump's pick for new Central Intelligence Agency chief dogged by secret prisons

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    Waterboarding is a process that simulates drowning and is widely considered to be a form of torture. "The president spoke in the presence of his people, in the presence of all his senior government officials, and told me that if there is no significant change, he will leave the nuclear agreement with Iran ", Netanyahu reportedly said.
  • Wintry conditions set to return by the weekend

    Wintry conditions set to return by the weekend

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    By Saturday it will be 8C to 10C colder than at the moment with uncertainty lying in how much snow and where. Across the weekend the Met Office yellow snow warnings state that travel disruption is possible, rural communities could become cut off, vehicles may be stranded and power cuts may occur.
  • ICE: Man killed in crash was not person agents were targeting

    ICE: Man killed in crash was not person agents were targeting

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    Garcia Profecto had no prior encounters with ICE. ICE officials have said that they are engaging in targeted enforcement because of sanctuary-state policies California has adopted, making it more hard for ICE agents to enter jails and deport undocumented people.
  • Hundreds of Montclair Students Walk Out in Protest of Gun Violence

    Hundreds of Montclair Students Walk Out in Protest of Gun Violence

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    Ryan Petty, the father of Alaina Petty, a 14-year-old Parkland victim, also advocated for this approach, sharing a screenshot of Guest's post on the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . But a number of schools said they had abandoned their planned protests at the eleventh hour while police investigated threats. School officials say about 300 students walked out.
  • Democrat poised to upset GOP in Pennsylvania special election

    Democrat poised to upset GOP in Pennsylvania special election

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    The earliest the election result could be certified is March 26, according to a state official, but the final tally could be unknown for weeks. They have seven days to count the provisional ballots, and the deadline to receive military and overseas ballots is next Tuesday.
  • Russian Federation vows to expel United Kingdom diplomats

    Russian Federation vows to expel United Kingdom diplomats

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    Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says in a newspaper column that politicians must not "rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police". In Friday's Guardian newspaper, Corbyn says it's possible that "Russian mafia-like groups", rather than the Russian state, were responsible.
  • NCAA Tournament 2018 Preview: Virginia faces tough road in the South

    NCAA Tournament 2018 Preview: Virginia faces tough road in the South

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    Or if some lower seeds, or even a potential Cinderella, make it to those national semifinal games March 31. USF basketball as a springboard to NCAA Tournament success? No. Coach Jay Wright has had his team near the top of the AP rankings from wire to wire this season, and you have to envision Villanova making a deep run once again this time around.
  • Tamil Nadu state budget: Debt swells, revenue deficit widens by over 15%

    Tamil Nadu state budget: Debt swells, revenue deficit widens by over 15%

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    Addressing a press conference after the budget for 2018-19 was presented in the State Assembly, he explained the salient features of the budget proposals and allocations made for various schemes. Presenting the budget for the year 2018-19 in the State Assembly, he said this budget was being presented under challenging circumstances. The Athikadavu-Avinasi water project will be implemented at a cost of Rs 1,789 crore, Mr Panneerselvam announced.
  • Matt Damon moving family to Australia because of Trump

    Matt Damon moving family to Australia because of Trump

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    Hemsworth, 34, and Damon recently appeared in the action film " Thor: Ragnarok ". She was treated by paramedics on the scene and comforted by her parents, Luciana Barroso and Matt Damon . Its unnamed source added, Damon wanted a safer place to raise his family. Damon and close friend Ben Affleck's production company this week said it would adopt "inclusion riders" in stars' contracts, after Frances McDormand spurred the trend from the stage at the Oscars .
  • South Dakota State Gets 8th Seed, Opens NCAA Tournament With Villanova

    South Dakota State Gets 8th Seed, Opens NCAA Tournament With Villanova

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    According to Vegas Insider's latest NCAA basketball odds , Villanova (4/7) and Virginia (6/5) are current favorites to win their regions as the No. Remember, this is about finishing the season strong, not starting it off well. Things haven't gone smoothly for the Wildcats . The name continued to be used, though, some say sportscaster Brent Musburger is the one who actually associated the phrase with the NCAA tournament in the 1980s.
  • Texas Tech vs. Stephen F

    Texas Tech vs. Stephen F

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    Saw some openings. Saw some lanes. After back-to-back walks to Kurt Wilson and Josh Jung, Cameron Warren kicked off the scoring early in the game as he sent a ball over the right field wall for a three-run homerun, just his second of the year, to put the Red Raiders up 3-0 after the first inning.
  • South Africa slams Australia visa plan for white farmers

    South Africa slams Australia visa plan for white farmers

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    Australian Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton has reportedly asked his department to explore an expedited escape path for white South African farmers in response to rising violence against them and new legislation aiming to confiscate their land.
  • `Monster´ who murdered Aldi worker in revenge attack jailed for 30 years

    `Monster´ who murdered Aldi worker in revenge attack jailed for 30 years

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    Hord later told police Willsher smiled at him as he approached her, the court was told. Neville Hord has been jailed for 30 years after the murder of his ex's daughter, Jodie. The judge went on: "You chose a time and a place to, in effect, execute; to kill; to murder". And he added: "Malcolm's fears for Megan perhaps can be laid to rest".
  • Trump has decided to remove his national security adviser

    Trump has decided to remove his national security adviser

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    The previous year saw the departure of Trump's first national security advisor Michael Flynn-who lasted just 22 days in his post-as well as chief strategist Steve Bannon , who made it seven months, and Reince Priebus, who stayed in his job for less than six.
  • PNB Scam: CBI books two more bank officials

    PNB Scam: CBI books two more bank officials

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    They are two of the instruments issued by Indian banks to domestic importers to get foreign exchange from banks overseas at a cheaper rate. When asked if he expects PNB to honour all LoUs, he said, "Yes". The Punjab National Bank scam is now worth Rs. 13,578 crore, with the bank filing a supplementary complaint with the CBI against Mehul Choksi, his companies and their senior functionaries for an additional amount of Rs.
  • U.S. military helicopter crashes in Iraq

    U.S. military helicopter crashes in Iraq

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    The aircraft is thought to be a HH-60 helicopter, which crashed near al-Qaim, a town in Anbar province close to the Syrian border, according to a United States official citing initial reports . A USA military Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk reportedly crashed in western Iraq. Central Command said that they will investigate the cause of the crash.
  • Trump Finally Imposes Russia Sanctions That Congress Ordered Months Ago

    Trump Finally Imposes Russia Sanctions That Congress Ordered Months Ago

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    The U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a statement announcing the Trump administration's sanctions against the Russians reportedly involved in U.S. Piled on top of the sanctions announcement was a distinct, disturbing warning from the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, providing the first public statement yet tying Russian Federation to a series of attacks on United States infrastructure targets that ...
  • T&T named happiest Caribbean country to live in

    T&T named happiest Caribbean country to live in

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    America's declining happiness level strangely contrasts the optimistic economic conditions during same time period as shown by numbers and government reports . The United States fell to 18th place from 14th a year ago. The meeting was held in Bhutan, a country that has prioritised national happiness since the 1970s and famously adopted the metric of Gross National Happiness.
  • Rochester high schools participate in national gun-control demonstrations

    Rochester high schools participate in national gun-control demonstrations

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    Baker said he hoped the walkout would spur leaders to address gun violence in America. Students who didn't take part were allowed to go to the school library. The same was true for students at Valparaiso High School in northern Indiana. Time limits, parental permission and administrative presence, Woodbury High School Junior Lemuel Samuel said, deviated from the initial objective of the walkout.
  • Let bygones be bygones, says Akhilesh on bitter past rivalry with BSP

    Let bygones be bygones, says Akhilesh on bitter past rivalry with BSP

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    For the first time in the party's history, it had gained majority to rule the country and it was also for the first time after nearly 30 years that a single party managed to get simple majority in the Lower House. Though the leader kept mum on Wednesday when the results were announced but on Thursday he tweeted to thank the party workers. It prevented a fragmentation of the anti BJP vote and re-established her importance in state and national politics.
  • BJP face drubbing in Lok Sabha bypolls, lose bastion Gorakhpur

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    SP's victory in UP by-elections with BSP's support may provide fresh energy to the moves for opposition unity, but a broader alliance between the two traditional rivals from India's most populous state may still be a long way away. The Congress fought on its own, but its vote figures indicate that it was seen only as an outsider in front of a direct battle between the two primary political combinations.
  • A new economic chief amidst more changes to the Trump's West Wing

    A new economic chief amidst more changes to the Trump's West Wing

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    White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders confirmed that Trump had offered him the position. The kiwi fell about a quarter of a United States cent early yesterday on news that the economy expanded 0.6 percent in the three months to December 31 versus an expected 0.8 percent as unfavourable weather weighed on agricultural output.
  • Alia Bhatt Wished Herself 25th Happy Birthday With New Look From 'Raazi'

    Alia Bhatt Wished Herself 25th Happy Birthday With New Look From 'Raazi'

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    It all started when Neha Dhupia's celebrity guests - designer Manish Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha - on her chat show Vogue BFFs, spilled the beans on a possible hook-up between the two Brahmastra actors. Luckily your father agreed. Known for his unique way with words, Mahesh Bhatt captioned the picture with an apt message: "Such a BIG miracle in such a LITTLE girl!" I feel birthdays and New Years are super overrated.
  • Earnings Clues on: Square, Inc., (NYSE: SQ), Noble Corporation plc, (NYSE

    Earnings Clues on: Square, Inc., (NYSE: SQ), Noble Corporation plc, (NYSE

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    Btr Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Chevron Corp (CVX) by 2.23% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Reilly Financial Advisors Llc who had been investing in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $510.75B market cap company.