• Sixth Texas blast 'not linked' to serial bomber

    Sixth Texas blast 'not linked' to serial bomber

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    Hours after the attack on Mr Mason, a 75-year-old Hispanic woman was critically injured in a blast. U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Austin who is chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said that investigators have obtained surveillance videos that "could possibly" show a suspect.
  • Israel officially admits striking Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007

    Israel officially admits striking Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007

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    Israel's Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot, who served as commander of the Northern Command during the operation, said: "The lesson from the 2007 attack on the reactor is that the State of Israel will not accept the establishment of a capability that constitutes an existential threat to Israel".
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Chhattisgarh next month: PL Punia

    Rahul Gandhi to visit Chhattisgarh next month: PL Punia

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    He called BJP leaders to speak the truth in the land of visionaries like Narayana Guru and Basavanna. "Modi should stop insulting the common man". Modiji, start providing employment to youths and right price to farmers. A win in Karnataka is much needed to enthuse party workers for 2019. Lashing out at prime minister Narendra Modi for domonetisation, he said that the prime minister gave his industralist friends a chance to turn their black money into white.
  • Butler County split into three congressional districts

    Butler County split into three congressional districts

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    That argument got some support Monday from one of the dissenting justices on the state court. The new map will not apply to the March 13 special election in the 18th Congressional District between Republican Rick Saccone and Democrat Conor Lamb for a seat left vacant by Republican Tim Murphy's resignation amid an abortion scandal.
  • Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw resigns from post

    Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw resigns from post

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    The statement said his post would be filled within seven working days, in line with the Constitution. The president is the head of state and government in Myanmar, and under the constitution has far-reaching powers. But first MPs in the Lower House must select an individual to serve as one of what amounts to three presidential contenders, among whom the president will ultimately be selected in a vote by the full Union Parliament.
  • Senate hopes to stop election hacking

    Senate hopes to stop election hacking

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    Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr of North Carolina and the committee's top Democrat, Virginia's Mark Warner , will preview some of the committee's recommendations for improving the nation's election infrastructure at a news conference Tuesday.
  • Egg hunt, fun run, more planned at County Park

    Egg hunt, fun run, more planned at County Park

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    Saturday, March 24, at The Flea Market at the East Aurora Auction & Expo Center, 11167 Big Tree Road (Route 20A), East Aurora; Free. There will also coloring contest and the Easter bunny will be there to talk to children and pose for pictures.
  • Wreck of sunken US WWII warship discovered in Pacific

    Wreck of sunken US WWII warship discovered in Pacific

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    With some extra time, Reams said the team made a decision to look for other "wrecks of interest" in the same general area. This footage taken two days later by the R/V Petrol's remotely operated underwater vehicle, shows a portion of the wreckage, and crew controlling the vehicle can be heard identifying the ship's name.
  • Local Illinois Republican: Governor Rauner has a 'broader appeal'

    Local Illinois Republican: Governor Rauner has a 'broader appeal'

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    The lone Republican candidate this time, Art Jones, is a Holocaust denier who has been disowned by the state party. "He's been an utter and complete failure", Pritzker said . The Rauner campaign said that the DGA's Ives ad, which also ties her to President Donald Trump, is a duplicitous effort to boost her stock with conservative Republican voters.
  • Yemen war: Senate rejects ending United States support of Saudi-led campaign

    Yemen war: Senate rejects ending United States support of Saudi-led campaign

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    That operation has continued under President Donald Trump and today, USA troops are on the ground conducting various ground operations, the Pentagon confirmed. "The relationship now is probably as good as it's really ever been and I think will probably only get better". Because of the timing, McConnell and other Republican leaders in the Senate are trying to postpone the resolution until after bin Salman's visit by sending it to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
  • School safety commission to meet 'very soon,' DeVos says

    School safety commission to meet 'very soon,' DeVos says

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    DeVos responded to questions from Democratic Rep. Katherine Clark of MA, saying only that the first meeting would take place "very soon". When Clark initially posed the question to DeVos at a House appropriations hearing last May, the education secretary said that "states and local communities are best equipped to make decisions and framework on behalf of their students".
  • Hallsville woman arrested after child found alone on street

    Hallsville woman arrested after child found alone on street

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    Mays put one bullet in the gun, held it to her head, and began playing rounds of Russian Roulette as he asked the woman questions, records say. A shot time later, both she and employee purses are gone. She had previously volunteered with the Cleveland Police Force. The coworker found Balla covered in blood and called law enforcement. In her Facebook post, she explains the driver had initially pulled up beside her and asked her to come over to his vehicle.
  • United States and South Korea set date for postponed Foal Eagle military drills

    United States and South Korea set date for postponed Foal Eagle military drills

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    Against this backdrop, rumors were spreading that this year, the joint exercises of South Korea and the United States would be limited so as not to break the diplomatic process with the North. Additionally, the shorter timeframe indicates that the drills might be over by the time US President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
  • Minnesota officer charged with murder in Australian woman's death

    Minnesota officer charged with murder in Australian woman's death

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    On Tuesday, Harteau posted a statement on Twitter regarding the charges against Noor. Her death drew worldwide attention, cost police chief Janee Harteau her job and forced major revisions to the department's policy on body cameras. He has also been charged with second-degree manslaughter over Damond's death, for alleged "culpable negligence creating unreasonable risk". The manslaughter charge carries a maximum term of 10 years.
  • FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Late Saturday night into Sunday

    FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Late Saturday night into Sunday

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    High temperatures on Tuesday will struggle to get to 40 degrees. Another round of widespread rain and snow showers arrives midday on Wednesday . Chance of precipitation is 30%. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Thursday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 70 and an overnight low of 44. Cool and unsettled weather will continue Friday into the weekend as a large low pressure trough remains over the Pacific Northwest.
  • Ben Carson suggests wife made decision to purchase $31000 dining set

    Ben Carson suggests wife made decision to purchase $31000 dining set

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    At Tuesday's hearing, Carson described his wife as "the most frugal person in the world". The next thing that I quite frankly heard about it, was this $31,000 thousand dollar table had been bought. After the controversy over the $31,000 dining set, Ben Carson canceled the order and the U.S. Treasury Department received a full refund. "I said, 'What the heck is that all about?'" he said.
  • Trump Targets China With Tariffs

    Trump Targets China With Tariffs

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    But the White House confirmed to CNN last week that the administration is weighing tariffs on at least $30 billion worth of other imports from China . Bush's administration. Under the procedures announced by the Department of Commerce, parties seeking exclusions from these tariffs-which are 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum-must submit information, including the type of steel or aluminum for which an exclusion is sought, the foreign supplier of the steel or aluminum ...
  • Obama congratulates Putin for election

    Obama congratulates Putin for election "win"

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    There have been allegations of ballot-stuffing during the election , and election monitors were harassed and intimidated in the run-up to the vote . The State Department, in their May 5 statement on the election, noted the concerns of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe about the election, including that it wasn't a level playing field to begin with, that government resources were used partisan purposes, and that there were procedural irregularities on the day of the ...
  • Trump Calls Putin Days After Russia's Election

    Trump Calls Putin Days After Russia's Election

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    Republican Sen. John McCain said Trump had "insulted" Russians who had been denied a chance to vote. She says: "That's not simply what today's call was about". In addition, the two presidents expressed satisfaction with the apparent easing of tensions over North Korea's weapons program, according to the Kremlin.
  • John Kettley: The Cold Weather Comes Back For Easter

    John Kettley: The Cold Weather Comes Back For Easter

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    Forecaster John Kettley told LBC that as the mini Beast from the East prepares to leave Britain there is a new cold weather system creeping in from the north. The return of the wintry weather caused disruption to road, rail and air travel, and forced several sporting events to be abandoned over the weekend.
  • Egypt court bans ride hailing apps, Uber and Careem

    Egypt court bans ride hailing apps, Uber and Careem

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    AFP news agency reported that court has accepted a petition filed by a lawyer demanding the government to stop the activity of Uber and Careem in Egypt and their mobile applications. But both companies said their operations have not been officially suspended. "We will appeal this decision, and continue to be available in Egypt in the meantime".
  • Sanchez leaving U.Va.'s basketball staff to become Charlotte's coach

    Sanchez leaving U.Va.'s basketball staff to become Charlotte's coach

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    Sanchez has been an integral part of two-time national coach of the year Tony Bennett's staff for the last 12 years, helping build Washington State and Virginia into national powers. "The ultimate compliment that I can pay Ron is to say that he is the kind of coach that I want my son to play for". Before working as a coach at Virginia , Sanchez was an assistant coach at Washington State.
  • Kangana Ranaut and CBFC Chief Prasoon Joshi meet PM Narendra Modi

    Kangana Ranaut and CBFC Chief Prasoon Joshi meet PM Narendra Modi

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    If you want to learn something from Americans then learn good things from them". When you are talking about physical boundaries and you are talking about borders, why be esoteric. "I don't mind. But I am going to stand for my national anthem". "I am a big Modi fan because of his success story", said Kangana. As a young woman, I do believe that we need to have the right role models.
  • Tories hit out at 'nauseating' Juncker message to Putin

    Tories hit out at 'nauseating' Juncker message to Putin

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    President Donald Trump is being criticized by Sen. "John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, blasted Mr. Trump's decision to congratulate Putin on his "'election'" victory. Security Council sanctions. No details were released about the timing or location of the possible meeting, which would be the third since Trump took office in January 2017.
  • The three most important races in Tuesday's IL primaries

    The three most important races in Tuesday's IL primaries

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    The Republican governor said he feels he is the only candidate who can defeat Democratic front-runner J.B. Pritzker in November's general election and stop Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's command over the Legislature, which will make the results of Tuesday's primary critical.
  • Vehicle crashes into sheriff's office substation

    Vehicle crashes into sheriff's office substation

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    Hallandale Beach Blvd., in Pembroke Park happened shortly before 11:30 a.m., the sheriff's office said. The auto slammed into the building, located in Pembroke Park at 3201 W Hallandale Beach Blvd., around 11:30 a.m. Fortunately, no one was inside the room when the driver, who has yet to be identified, crashed her auto. Video from the scene shows fire and emergency crews responding to the vehicle which is inside the building.
  • Trooper Involved in Shooting After Car Chase in Northwest Missouri

    Trooper Involved in Shooting After Car Chase in Northwest Missouri

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    KSP says their trooper then shot the man. Authorities reported the Jeep was stolen from Lexington. KSP says they searched the house and the male suspect ran back to the jeep and drove off. The Harrison County Sheriff's Department advised Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop H at about 10:46 a.m. of a auto theft occurring at a residential property in Ridgeway, Missouri, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol press release.
  • Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena won't win even 4 seats: TDP's Jaleel Khan

    Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena won't win even 4 seats: TDP's Jaleel Khan

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    Chandrababu Naidu on Monday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP )-led central government for doing injustice with the state, adding that non-issuance of special category status to the state has become a national topic now. "The Congress party also in its plenary announced special status to Andhra Pradesh". Will the Jana Sena be a part of the Third Front? Meanwhile, Jaleel Khan claimed Chandrababu Naidu has the support of 200 MPs.
  • Michael B. Jordan Will Produce WWII Drama About African-American 'Liberators'

    Michael B. Jordan Will Produce WWII Drama About African-American 'Liberators'

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    The combat unit, composed entirely of African-Americans, displayed incredible heroism that eventually leads to the desegregation of the armed forces. Jordan is to produce new WWII drama The Liberators . Other projects he is working on include the hourlong sci-fi family drama Raising Dion , which has a 10-episode straight-to-series order from Netflix, and The Thomas Crown Affair reboot that Jordan will star in.
  • James Lankford: 'The president's not going to fire' Robert Mueller

    James Lankford: 'The president's not going to fire' Robert Mueller

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    The president added that the Mueller investigation should have never started. Collins statement is similar to other Senate Republicans who have been forced to respond to repeated attacks on the investigation by President Donald Trump , though it's not the first time she has publicly backed Mueller's investigation.
  • Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Gets Xbox Store Pre-Order Incentive

    Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Gets Xbox Store Pre-Order Incentive

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    We're not sure if the PC or Nintendo Switch pre-order initiatives will offer anything, but don't be surprised if they offer something over the next few weeks. Using local wireless play, you will need four Nintendo Switch systems and eight controllers to start a tournament, which is flawless for a group gathering! The Nintendo Switch version of the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection will contain an exclusive recreation of Super Street Fighter II : The Tournament Battle , a ...
  • Parliament adjourns over 'lack of order', no-confidence motion fails to be…

    Parliament adjourns over 'lack of order', no-confidence motion fails to be…

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    The other day in a meeting with the BJP State Leaders, BJP National President Amit Shah revealed that something sensational is going to happen in Andhra Pradesh in the next three months. Speaking at the India Today Conclave in Delhi, Gandhi said the Congress won't allow the BJP to return to power in 2019. "Instead of doing justice to the state, the BJP launched a counter-attack against me", Naidu lamented.
  • Mark Zuckerberg has been called to appear in front of MPs

    Mark Zuckerberg has been called to appear in front of MPs

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    The formal request arrives as privacy watchdogs across Europe plot their next steps in the wake of a scandal over the British firm accused of harvesting Facebook user profiles in its work for Donald Trump's U.S. And Darren Jones, a Labour MP on the science and technology select committee, a shared concerns that the forthcoming data protection bill could give a "get-out clause" to companies like Cambridge Analytica.
  • Trump tweets 'WITCH HUNT' following his attacks on Mueller

    Trump tweets 'WITCH HUNT' following his attacks on Mueller

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    Mueller, a Republican himself, was appointed Federal Bureau of Investigation director by a GOP president, George W. Bush. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said Mr Mueller should be allowed to proceed without interference, and that many Republicans shared his view.
  • Gaddafi's Son Running for Libya's Presidency

    Gaddafi's Son Running for Libya's Presidency

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    The news was announced by Ayman Abu Ras, the spokesman for the Libyan Popular Front, at a conference in Tunisia. In June 2011, shortly before Saif Islam Gaddafi was captured, the International Criminal Court issued a warrant for his arrest on suspicion of murder and persecution.
  • Two year old rescued from auto in river Teifi in Cardigan dies

    Two year old rescued from auto in river Teifi in Cardigan dies

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    The police had said they first received a call "as to whereabouts of a silver mini" which had been seen last near the old Scout Hall, near the river, at about 15:30 GMT on Monday. 'Played on every beach we could. "Thank you to those who tried to save her, and our thoughts are with all who loved her". "They're a lovely family, always smiling and having fun together".
  • Kerala teacher's sexist remarks trigger 'watermelon' protest, women post nude photos

    Kerala teacher's sexist remarks trigger 'watermelon' protest, women post nude photos

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    Audio and video clips of a lecturer in a training college run by the same management making demeaning remarks against girls have gone viral on the social media and students and youth organisations have come out against it. As per Indian media student activists also started sharing bare-breasted photos on Facebook, which were removed by the social media app. Meanwhile, the college authorities on Monday named Mina Farsana, chairperson of the students union, as the student representative in an ...
  • Brendon Taylor ton in vain as West Indies beat Zimbabwe

    Brendon Taylor ton in vain as West Indies beat Zimbabwe

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    But they now lead the table with six points, one ahead of Zimbabwe , after a victory by four wickets at the Harare Sports Club. The result means the victor of the West Indies versus Scotland match on Wednesday will become the first side to qualify for the World Cup, while Zimbabwe can become the second side to progress to the event proper if they defeat the United Arab Emirates on Thursday.
  • Clifford (aka Daniels) v. Trump et al

    Clifford (aka Daniels) v. Trump et al

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    Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen claimed Friday that Daniels violated her and Trump's hush agreement 20 times, which means Daniels could face up to $20 million in damages. Trump and Mr. Cohen. It also says: "Importantly, the Hush Agreement imposed various conditions and obligations not only on Ms. Clifford, but also on Mr.
  • Mysterious sea creature 'resembling Loch Ness Monster' washes up on Georgia beach

    Mysterious sea creature 'resembling Loch Ness Monster' washes up on Georgia beach

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    Jeff Warren was walking along a beach at Wolf Island National Wildllife Refuge with his son in the American state of Georgia when they spotted the freaky creature. The mysterious object that washed up on the Georgia beach. There are, however, several theories about what the mystery creature could be, according to several online media outlets.