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Meanwhile, Facebook said it had found and removed more than 270 accounts and pages controlled by Russia's Internet Research Agency , the so-called troll factory that became notorious for posting fraudulent and divisive material during the 2016 presidential election.
  • Last Parkland shooting victim released from hospital

    Last Parkland shooting victim released from hospital

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    Anthony Borges , 15, a soccer player at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was shot four times in the back and legs during the Valentine's Day shooting at the school, his father said in February. A third of Borges' lung had to be removed. "He's a hero in my book", he said. "I feel good", he said haltingly due to his injuries. His family had to move from their walkup apartment to a different unit in their building because doctors told them Anthony will not be able to manage stairs for ...
  • Rebels free five prisoners in Syria's eastern Ghouta

    Rebels free five prisoners in Syria's eastern Ghouta

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    Ahmad Abazeid, an independent Syrian analyst, said rebels in Ghouta's armed insurgency had been a rare case of more independent decision-making. Fleeing refugees from Eastern Ghouta. Jaish al-Islam has not confirmed the Syrian media reports, and it is not known whether the regime media are accurate. The Syrian military could not immediately be reached for comment.
  • Data from SUV shows plunge off cliff may have been intentional

    Data from SUV shows plunge off cliff may have been intentional

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    Baarts claimed Monday the electronic info, together with the shortage of skid marks or signs that the motorist braked, directed authorities to trust the wreck proved to be purposeful. Investigators last week obtained a search warrant for the family's home in Woodland and looked for itineraries, bank and phone records, credit card receipts, journals or other documents that might shed light on the case.
  • Donald Trump tells Baltic leaders U.S. is `very tough´ on Russian Federation

    Donald Trump tells Baltic leaders U.S. is `very tough´ on Russian Federation

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    Mr Trump has pressured North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to boost their military budgets to meet a benchmark of 2% of their GDP on defence annually. "I'll let you know". The meeting comes as the White House has raised the possibility of Trump welcoming Putin to the White House. As the Lithuanian president stressed, the leaders of the countries are meeting for the first time in such a format.
  • BJP slams Congress for politicising SC/ST Act

    BJP slams Congress for politicising SC/ST Act

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    Shah also held the Congress and other opposition parties responsible for the deaths of almost a dozen people in violence during a nationwide strike called by various Dalit outfits against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
  • Turkey, Iran, Russia agree to 'work for stability in Syria'

    Turkey, Iran, Russia agree to 'work for stability in Syria'

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    Flags and fireworks flew over the leaders as they watched the historic groundbreaking ceremony of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant by video conference. Russian Federation backs President Bashar al-Assad's administration, while Turkey supports anti-government forces.
  • Ancestry.com DNA test reveals fertility doctor is woman's biological father

    Ancestry.com DNA test reveals fertility doctor is woman's biological father

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    Mortimer completed a procedure in June, July, and August 1980 in which a mixture 85% of Fowlers' DNA along with 15% of a donor's DNA are used for the insemination. Ancestry.com said in a statement, "DNA testing helps people make new and powerful discoveries about their family history and identity". The suit alleges Mortimer diagnosed Fowler with "a low sperm count and a low sperm mortality" and diagnosed Ashby with a tipped uterus.
  • Verdict in Salman Khan's black buck poaching case on Thursday

    Verdict in Salman Khan's black buck poaching case on Thursday

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    The twenty year old case got in the making after Salman Khan was accused of killing two black buck in Jodhpur while they were shooting for the Sooraj Barjatya movie Hum Sath Sath Hain. There is a separate case against Salman for allegedly killing a chinkara too. Maximum punishment under Section 51 is six years. Blaming the prosecution he said: "It engaged in tampering and fabricating evidence and documents as well as roping in fake witnesses to prove its case".
  • Staying the Course: Oklahoma Teachers Rally During Day 2 of Statewide Walkout

    Staying the Course: Oklahoma Teachers Rally During Day 2 of Statewide Walkout

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    Last week, thousands of Arizona teachers held a protest to demand increased education funding and a 20 percent pay boost. Both days it has failed, leaving teachers increasingly frustrated. She is confident SUSD administrators are doing what they can with the resources they've been given by the state, Tingle said. "The national spotlight is on Oklahoma".
  • Timeline of Hart family's child-welfare issues

    Timeline of Hart family's child-welfare issues

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    Investigators aren't certain whether they were in the SUV when it tumbled into the sea. Investigators say the SUV stopped at a scenic Pacific Ocean viewpoint at the edge of Highway 1, about 180 miles (290 km) north of San Francisco, then accelerated over the edge, leaving no skid marks or indications of a collision.
  • Police crack down on distracted drivers

    Police crack down on distracted drivers

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    Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton, is pushing for tougher penalties for distracted driving. April is Distracted Driving Awareness month and officers will be out in full force issuing tickets and warnings. As California celebrates 10 years since enacting the hands-free cell phone and no-texting-and-driving laws, officials also celebrate the reduction in both, citations for violations and distracted driving collisions.
  • Tiger Woods Recent Successes Sends Masters Ticket Prices Sky High

    Tiger Woods Recent Successes Sends Masters Ticket Prices Sky High

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    The last practice round they played together, as best as Mickelson can recall, was 20 years ago at the Nissan Open when it was played at the TPC Valencia. Niemann had planned to play college golf at the University of South Florida, but his test score for English proficiency left him short of admission standards.
  • POTUS Is Under Criminal Investigation, and He Thinks That's Good News

    POTUS Is Under Criminal Investigation, and He Thinks That's Good News

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    Under the Justice Department's current Office of Legal Counsel memo, a sitting president can not be indicted; in other words, he can not be charged - hence is not a target - until he leaves office. A subject of an investigation is someone whose conduct falls within the scope of an investigation but who investigators don't have enough evidence to level charges.
  • Honduras 'unpleasantly' surprised by Trump aid threat

    Honduras 'unpleasantly' surprised by Trump aid threat

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    Trump's tweets calling on Mexico to halt " caravans " followed a "Fox & Friends" report Sunday that featured the leader of the union representing border patrol agents predicting that those in the caravan would create havoc and chaos in the U.S.as they wait for immigration reform.
  • UNHCR expresses hope Netanyahu will revive migrant deal

    UNHCR expresses hope Netanyahu will revive migrant deal

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    In return, Israel would grant temporary residency to an equal number of migrants. Media reports on Monday, citing a statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office, said the deal had effectively canceled an Israeli plan to deport the migrants to unnamed African destinations, widely believed to be Rwanda and Uganda , with whom Israel has reached a secret agreement .
  • F-16 jet crashes outside Las Vegas

    F-16 jet crashes outside Las Vegas

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    U.S. officials confirmed the jet crashed at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada at about 10.30am Pacific Daylight Time (5.30pm GMT). The cause of the accident was under investigation, the news release said. An F-16 takes off from Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas during Red Flag air combat exercise Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. A four-person Marine helicopter aircrew were presumed dead after their CH-53E Super Stallion crashed Tuesday afternoon in southern California near the Mexican border.
  • Sri Lanka PM refuses to resign; SLFP to meet President again

    Sri Lanka PM refuses to resign; SLFP to meet President again

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    Sri Lanka Freedom Party has chose to abstain from voting at the no confidence motion against the Prime Minister, State Minister A.H.M. Fowzie told LankaBusinessOnline. Rajapaksa was defeated in the 2015 presidential election after Sirisena, who was his health minister, defected and joined Wickremesinghe in an election alliance.
  • Gregorius powers Yankees past Rays in home opener

    Gregorius powers Yankees past Rays in home opener

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    New York Yankees superstar slugger Giancarlo Stanton got a taste of what he will be forced to deal with if he underperforms in front of a Yankee Stadium crowd. Diaz had three hits before leaving after six innings because of back spasms. Archer struck out Stanton again in the third inning. He scored three times and walked once.
  • Police release unusual sketch of England burglary suspect

    Police release unusual sketch of England burglary suspect

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    A police department in England is hoping all the attention over a computer-generated sketch will help them find a burglary suspect. Jeni Jacques said: "Anyone would be distracted by that set of gnashers". The police department later responded, saying "We can confirm that this is real and that we anticipated the attention!" She quickly realized what they were doing and ordered them out of the house, but not before they were able to steal a "quantity of cash".
  • Trump isn't a criminal target in the Mueller investigation - yet

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    He was accompanied by about eight lawyers and supporters, including his father. "I assure you", she said , "that right now that while this might feel like the most momentous thing in your life, much of the story of your life, indeed the majority of the story of your life, has yet to be written".
  • Man sexually assault 16-year-old Houston County girl

    Man sexually assault 16-year-old Houston County girl

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    The victim, a Class 9 student was returning home to Shamli from Baraut along with her brother-in-law when the assailant entered the women's coach. The SANE exam showed that the girl had injuries that were consistent with her claims that she had been sexually assaulted, the affidavit stated.
  • Cynthia Nixon was 'a little devastated' at SATC wardrobe scene

    Cynthia Nixon was 'a little devastated' at SATC wardrobe scene

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    When it comes to the Big Apple, Nixon said the gun laws could be tougher and that she supports making pot legal. "For me I'm running as a New Yorker.as a public school parent", she told Williams. "If we don't like the direction our government is going in, we have to step up". However, in the clip provided to Us Weekly, Nixon added: "We love the clothes!" But, the " Sex and the City " star said, Black women will stop showing up for the Democratic Party "if the Democratic Party doesn't ...
  • North Korea's Kim 'Deeply Moved' By Pop Musicians From South

    North Korea's Kim 'Deeply Moved' By Pop Musicians From South

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    Like the concert title, the performance had brought a "spring of peace" to the two Koreas, Kim was also cited as saying by the North's central news agency, and expressed wishes for a "prosperous autumn". Seohyun , an actress and vocalist with South Korean girl group Girls' Generation , sang a North Korean pop song called "Blue Willow Tree". The five-member girl group performed their hits " Bad Boy " and " Red Flavor " in front of North Korean citizens.
  • Dershowitz on Alleged Trump Collusion: Robert Mueller 'Inventing a Crime'

    Dershowitz on Alleged Trump Collusion: Robert Mueller 'Inventing a Crime'

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    In private negotiations in early March about a possible presidential interview, Mueller described Trump as a subject of his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. He has repeatedly told allies that he is not a target of the probe and believes an interview will help him put the matter behind him, friends said. According to sources, the special counsel further said he needed to finalize aspects of the investigation and that the compiled report would be sent to ...
  • British family killed in Florida vehicle crash

    British family killed in Florida vehicle crash

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    Adam Stephenson , 30, was driving a white Mitsubishi saloon when he turned left into the path of a black Ford F-250 pickup, Titusville police said. He is being treated for minor injuries at a local hospital, police sources said. Police said Adam Stephenson , who was driving, was following the instruction of the GPS system in the Mitsubishi auto that was telling him to perform a U-turn at the junction.
  • Syria bomb kills two coalition troops, wounds five — U.S. military

    Syria bomb kills two coalition troops, wounds five — U.S. military

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    Syria's army vowed it would now press on with "fighting in the area of Douma to rid it of terrorism", using the term it usually uses to refer to rebels. officials told Reuters. In response to Russia's calls to leave Syria in recent months, top USA officials have said they meant to keep US troops there as long as needed to protect US allies in the war-torn country and ensure that IS does not make a comeback in its former Syrian strongholds.
  • Severe thunderstorm watch issued for 2 southeast Texas counties

    Severe thunderstorm watch issued for 2 southeast Texas counties

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    Follow the KPRC2 Severe Weather Team's coverage in the box below. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 3 a.m. EDT for Bledsoe, Bradley, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea and Sequatchie counties in Tennessee and Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Gordon, Murray, Walker, Whitfield counties in Georgia.
  • California city files lawsuit against the state over sanctuary city laws

    California city files lawsuit against the state over sanctuary city laws

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    Senate Bill 54 , which restricts the ability of local law enforcement to help the federal government enforce immigration violations, prompted the U.S. It's already been established that the federal government can't force state and local officials to enforce federal law, as defined under the Tenth Amendment.
  • Caravan raising concerns in U.S. stops in Mexico before migrant rights symposium

    Caravan raising concerns in U.S. stops in Mexico before migrant rights symposium

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    The barrage from the president has angered many in his base, leading to constant coverage on conservative news outlets and preparations by private militias in border states. "We really haven't done that before, or certainly not very much before". The Mexican government said Monday it would break up the caravan by Wednesday, according to Adolfo Flores, a BuzzFeed correspondent traveling with the caravan.
  • Beto O'Rourke Builds Cruz-Bruising War Chest

    Beto O'Rourke Builds Cruz-Bruising War Chest

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    El Paso representative and Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke made a stop Tuesday in Waco as part of his campaign to meet with voters at a town hall meeting at McLennan County Community College. Because of Republican resources that are already in place throughout the state and Republicans who are going to spend heavily on campaigns regardless of competition, O'Rourke has to raise more money than Cruz just to stay competitive, Jones says.
  • Monsoon rains to be average this year, forecasts Skymet

    Monsoon rains to be average this year, forecasts Skymet

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    As per the report, India is most likely to witness normal annual monsoon rains at 100 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA) for the four-month period from June to September. There is 80 per cent chance of the southwest monsoon to be normal (between 96-104 per cent of the LPA) this year. It also says there is a five per cent chance of excess (more than 110 per cent of LPA) rainfall.
  • Windy Weather On The Way This Wet Wednesday, Friday May Be Flaky

    Windy Weather On The Way This Wet Wednesday, Friday May Be Flaky

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    About 16 school districts have shortened the school day on Tuesday so kids can get home safely before the brunt of the storm arrives later this afternoon . The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a wind advisory for the Morning Times' coverage area from 10 a.m.to midnight tonight. "Snow accumulation possible, be alert for changing weather forecasts", he said .
  • Trump wants U.S. military to secure border

    Trump wants U.S. military to secure border

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    He continued: "We can not have people flowing into our country illegally, disappearing, and by the way never showing up for court". In addition, Trump said he no longer supports a replacement for DACA , the Obama administration program that delayed deportation for more than 700,000 immigrants who came to the U.S.as children.
  • Does Hell Exist? Vatican speaks on Pope Francis' meeting with journalist

    Does Hell Exist? Vatican speaks on Pope Francis' meeting with journalist

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    In November 2013, following intense controversy over quotes the journalist had attributed to Francis, Scalfari admitted that at least some of the words he had published a month prior " were not shared by the Pope himself ". You had a father and a mother: think of them. "This Easter, may the light of the risen Christ illumine the consciences of all political and military leaders , so that a swift end may be brought to the carnage in cours", he said.