• Alleged serial killer in court

    Alleged serial killer in court

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    McArthur was arrested on January 18, one day after police uncover evidence that "pushed the case over the edge", allowing them to charge McArthur in the deaths of Kinsman and Esen while initiating a massive search of properties connected to McArthur.
  • Five athletes from Cameroon team go missing at Gold Coast 2018

    Five athletes from Cameroon team go missing at Gold Coast 2018

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    Nso said the athletes were three weightlifters and five boxers, adding that they left the athletes' village in three waves over the past days. Mr Nso said officials have informed Australian police and state officials in Cameroon . Two Cameroonian weightlifters Francois Etoundi and Simplice Ribouem were granted refugee status, competing for Team Australia this year. "The authorities are very disappointed with the deserters - some did not even compete".
  • Can Russia Really Shoot Down US Missiles in Syria?

    Can Russia Really Shoot Down US Missiles in Syria?

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    The statement was the latest in a war of words raging between Washington and Moscow since Saturday's suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town Douma, just outside Damascus, which killed more than 40 people according to activists and first responders.
  • Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) Rating Changes as of April 10, 2018

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    The stock increased 0.56% or $1.61 during the last trading session, reaching $286.61.Currently Humana Inc .is uptrending after 31.54% change in last April 10, 2017. On Saturday, February 24 the insider BROUSSARD BRUCE D sold $3.86 million. 1,196 shares were sold by Zipperle Cynthia H, worth $326,899. In other Humana news, insider M Todoroff Christopher sold 16,389 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 27th.
  • Trump lifts visa restrictions for Chadians - White House

    Trump lifts visa restrictions for Chadians - White House

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    Presidential Proclamation 9645 directed the Secretary of Homeland Security to recommend whether the entry restrictions should be continued, modified, terminated, or supplemented, based on a review that accounts for whether countries have improved their identity-management and information-sharing protocols and procedures.
  • ExxonMobil (XOM) Position Increased by Northpointe Capital LLC

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    Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Qualcomm Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $80.84 billion market cap company. XOM's profit will be $5.21B for 15.71 P/E if the $1.23 EPS becomes a reality. The oil and gas company reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.06 by ($0.18).
  • Indonesia Boot Leg alcohol deaths Transcend 100

    Indonesia Boot Leg alcohol deaths Transcend 100

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    High taxes on alcohol have spawned a black market for booze among the poor in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, where drinking alcohol is frowned upon but not illegal under civil law. Deaths from toxic alcohol are common in Indonesia and foreigners are occasionally among the victims. But the latest cluster of fatalities is extreme, leading to speculation that a single large distributor was responsible.
  • President Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

    President Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

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    The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday around 500 people had been treated for "signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals " after the Douma attack . Asked whether France would take military action, Macron said his country will continue discussing technical and strategic information with USA and British allies and "in the coming days we will announce our decision".
  • Trump Promises Strike on Syria and Warns Russia Against Backing Assad

    Trump Promises Strike on Syria and Warns Russia Against Backing Assad

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    Trump's latest threat is a response to comments made by Alexander Zasypkin, Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, who on Tuesday evening said Russia would respond to any U.S. The FAA prohibition doesn't apply to flights of USA government agencies or contractors. "The situation is tense", Peskov said, adding that Russian Federation is calling for an "unprejudiced and objective investigation before making judgements" on the suspected use of chemical weapons.
  • Russia and Syria urge inspection of chemical attack site

    Russia and Syria urge inspection of chemical attack site

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    Trump made the remark in the Cabinet Room of the White House during a meeting Monday evening with his top military leaders, including Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. "At this time, the Department of Defense is not conducting airstrikes in Syria". So the US must keep all options open. The Syria conflict was further complicated on Monday when unidentified war planes struck a Syrian air base near Homs, killing at least 14 people, including ...
  • Bishops on both sides of Mexico border criticise troop deployment

    Bishops on both sides of Mexico border criticise troop deployment

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    As with the current deployment, actual policing was left to the Border Patrol, a law enforcement agency. Gov. Doug Ducey suggested a gaggle of troopers making able to deploy from a Phoenix military base Monday that their "mission is about providing manpower and belongings" to assist companies on the border and denied that there was a political motive.
  • Russian Federation will target USA military if strikes hit Syria, envoy says

    Russian Federation will target USA military if strikes hit Syria, envoy says

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    While the United States and 11 other countries backed the resolution, Russian Federation vetoed it at a meeting of the 15-member council. A counter-measure proposed by Moscow also failed to garner enough support. Trump signaled last month that he wanted a complete withdrawal of US forces in Syria, taking observers by surprise. Trump was to leave on his foreign trip Friday.
  • Trump Calls Out Putin in Rare Move

    Trump Calls Out Putin in Rare Move

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    The White House announced Tuesday President Donald Trump will cancel a planned trip to Latin America to "oversee the American response to Syria". Trump added that such atrocities can not be allowed to happen. The US denied attacking the Syrian base, and France also said its forces had not carried it out. The group is the implementing body for the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1997, which has been signed by 192 member states.
  • Russian Federation warns U.S. against Syria strike

    Russian Federation warns U.S. against Syria strike

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    Before his arrival in the Oval Office, Trump was very much in the anti-war camp, publicly sympathetic to Russian Federation and opposed to any United States military action to punish Bashar al-Assad's regime. Both the United Kingdom and the U.S. highlighted Russian and Iranian support for the Assad regime in their responses to the reported atrocity. The Al-Manar TV station representing Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group, which is fighting in Syria alongside the government forces, ...
  • Trump pledges swift USA response to Syria chemical attack

    Trump pledges swift USA response to Syria chemical attack

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    It said this included breathing difficulties, bluish skin, mouth foaming, corneal burns and "the emission of chlorine-like odour". Amidst the claims and counterclaims about who did what, clearly independent investigation is crucial. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump plans to send Vice President Mike Pence to an upcoming summit in South America the president has made a decision to skip.
  • Oscar Pistorius denied leave to appeal in Constitutional Court

    Oscar Pistorius denied leave to appeal in Constitutional Court

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    The minimum sentence for murder in South Africa is 15 years, and the court called the initial six-year sentence "shockingly lenient". "The Constitutional Court has considered the application for condonation and leave to appeal". Tania Koen, the Steenkamp's family lawyer, said that Reeva's parents had "always had faith in the justice system" and had no further comment to make.
  • Russia, Fearing Retaliation, Jamming US Drones in Syria, Officials Say

    Russia, Fearing Retaliation, Jamming US Drones in Syria, Officials Say

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    Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., normally supportive of Trump and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told CNN that "I'm not a real fan of the tweeting process here. "Military means will lead us nowhere". Asked earlier about Moscow's reaction to a possible USA strike on Syria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russian Federation still hopes that all parties in the conflict will refrain from taking "steps that could gravely destabilize the fragile situation in the region".
  • Salisbury poisoning victim Yulia Skripal says she is recovering

    Salisbury poisoning victim Yulia Skripal says she is recovering

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    The pets were mentioned on Thursday at the United Nations security council, when Vassily Nebenzia, Russia's United Nations ... A British judge said last month that the attack might have left them with compromised mental capacity, with an unclear effect on their long-term health.
  • Syria puts forces 'on alert' amid threat of U.S. military action

    Syria puts forces 'on alert' amid threat of U.S. military action

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    It is the 12th time Russian Federation has used its veto power at the council to block action targeting Syria. An worldwide chemical weapons watchdog organization will send a fact-finding team to Syria "soon" to investigate claims that government forces used chemical weapons against civilians in the rebel-held town of Douma, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Tuesday.
  • China defends South China Sea military buildup

    China defends South China Sea military buildup

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    An aerial photo taken through a glass window of a Philippine military plane shows the Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan. China has also reportedly been holding large-scale naval exercises in the area featuring its sole operating aircraft carrier, while its air force says it recently sent some of its most advanced fighters and bombers for "joint combat patrols" over the sea.
  • Israeli govt minister defends trigger-happy army sniper

    Israeli govt minister defends trigger-happy army sniper

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    Mr. Lieberman also said that Yasser Murtaja, a photographer in Gaza who was killed by Israeli sniper fire as he covered the latest protest, on Friday, was a member of Hamas's military wing and used his camera drone to gather information about Israel's deployment along the border.
  • Israel Targets Gaza After Border Blast

    Israel Targets Gaza After Border Blast

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    Israel has faced mounting questions over its use of live fire after 10 days of protests and clashes along the Gaza Strip border. " We will return, even if it takes us decades, we will return ". In retaliation, the Israel Defense Forces targeted "a number" of positions belonging to the Hamas terrorist group , which rules the Gaza Strip, the army said.
  • Muskogee man pleads guilty to counterfeiting

    Muskogee man pleads guilty to counterfeiting

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    Marshals. Trevor Pritchard entered the pleas Monday in Lethbridge Court of Queen's Bench, where he was set for a five-day trial in front of Justice Rodney A. A couple of days before they met, the girl told Pritchard she was looking for a job, and he offered to help her. Officials said they were planning to store it in Binghamton and distribute the drugs out in the area.
  • Trump seeks to build alliance to strike Syria

    Trump seeks to build alliance to strike Syria

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly not keen on joining the United States in its potential strike against Syria . But the United Nations Security Council failed to agree a global response to the incident, after Washington and Moscow opposed each other's rival motions to set up an worldwide investigation into chemical weapons use in the seven-year-old conflict.
  • Paul Ryan retirement plans could make waves for Texas delegation

    Paul Ryan retirement plans could make waves for Texas delegation

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    Ryan has told friends and colleagues he has decided not to run in November's congressional race, and is poised to inform House Republicans of his plans, multiple U.S. A statement released this morning from Democrat Randy Bryce's congressional campaign said: " Paul Ryan chose to quit today rather than face Randy Bryce and the voters".
  • It was my mistake, Zuckerberg admits in his testimony

    It was my mistake, Zuckerberg admits in his testimony

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    But as Peters started to move to the next question , Zuckerberg came back to the microphone topic. In his opening remarks , he said: Facebook is an idealistic and optimistic company. Zuckerberg also revealed that Facebook is cooperating with the U.S. special prosecutor investigating Russian interference in the 2016 vote. Zuckerberg , speaking Tuesday to senators concerned in part about Facebook's susceptibility to foreign powers who would use the service to meddle in ...
  • European Countries Sign Partnership to Create Digital Single Market

    European Countries Sign Partnership to Create Digital Single Market

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    In turn this is expected to trigger an estimated €6.5bn of new investment in innovative start-up and scale-up companies across Europe , doubling the amount of venture capital now available in Europe . 'Access to capital is the name of the game. "As a result, the government share of investment in VC funds more than doubled from 2008 to 2014", the Commission said.
  • Evergreen soccer 2-0 after 2-0 win over Mountain View

    Evergreen soccer 2-0 after 2-0 win over Mountain View

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    Despite that, the Plainsmen appeared headed to a 0-0 tie at halftime until Zhividze helped set up the Plainsmen's first goal. "We just couldn't get one in". The elder Barmoy said he took a page from the movie Rocky when he shook hands with his son going through the line at the end of the game. "We know it's district and we came out and played".
  • Hamas calls for more protests

    Hamas calls for more protests

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    It also has suggested that it may attempt a mass border breach. Lieberman accused Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza, of using the media, as well as ambulances and medical patients, as cover to carry out attacks. Hamas has fought three cross-border wars with Israel, and its political charter calls for Israel's destruction. Israel's military said Tuesday it has completed an initial investigation into a video clip showing what appears to be a group of Israeli soldiers loudly ...
  • Syria: Military Base Strike Was By Israeli Warplanes

    Syria: Military Base Strike Was By Israeli Warplanes

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    A top usa official says Syria is not qualified to serve as head of the UN's Conference on Disarmament as scheduled next month in light of its alleged chemical attack last weekend on residents of a Damascus suburb. The White Helmets, a civil defense agency, blamed the Assad regime for the attack in Eastern Ghouta's Douma, which it said killed 78 civilians and injured hundreds of others.
  • BALDREY: Stakes are high in great pipeline showdown

    BALDREY: Stakes are high in great pipeline showdown

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    President Chris Gardner said in a statement, "This decision will send a simple chilling message to businesses looking to start or expand major projects here - stay away from B.C. "This seven-week deadline will concentrate the will of the country to get this critical project completed", said Stewart Muir of Resource Works Society, a nonprofit funded by the Business Council of British Columbia.
  • Mark Zuckerberg left notes open during Senate hearing break

    Mark Zuckerberg left notes open during Senate hearing break

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    He's apologized many times already, to users and the public, but it is the first time in his career that he has gone before Congress . Zuckerberg will testify before a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees on Tuesday and before a House panel on Wednesday.
  • BJP richest national party, total income ₹1034 cr in FY17: ADR

    BJP richest national party, total income ₹1034 cr in FY17: ADR

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    BJP's income of Rs 1,034 crore is equivalent to the income of all 7 national parties , including BJP in the year 2015-16. During FY16-17, the BJP's income become doubled to 1,034.17 from Rs 570.86 crore in FY15-16. The Indian National Congress said it spent Rs 149.6 crore on poll-related expenses and Rs 115.6 crore on administrative and general expenses. Seven national parties have collected maximum 74.98 per cent (₹ 1,169.07 crore) income from voluntary contributions for 2016-17.
  • Myanmar judge rejects motion to free Reuters reporters, despite flawed case

    Myanmar judge rejects motion to free Reuters reporters, despite flawed case

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    The authorities told Reuters in February the military opened an internal investigation independently and that it is unrelated to the Reuters reporters who are accused of obtaining unrelated secret government papers. Buddhist villagers attacked some of them with swords and soldiers shot the others dead, the military had said. Myanmar, which considers most Rohingya as illegal immigrants from Muslim-majority Bangladesh, has denied the accusations.
  • 11 die after drinking bootleg alcohol

    11 die after drinking bootleg alcohol

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    This deadly incident came just two years after 36 people died in Central Java after drinking locally bought homebrew . Almost 80 people in Indonesia are dead and 90 others have been hospitalized this month after drinking toxic bootleg liquor containing ingredients such as cough medicine and insect repellent, officials said.
  • Inspectors to visit Syria over 'chemical attack'

    Inspectors to visit Syria over 'chemical attack'

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    The Syrian regime is accused of using a chlorine agent over the weekend in the town of Douma, just outside Damascus in the battered eastern Ghouta suburbs. He said: " We have a lot of options militarily, and we'll be letting you know pretty soon . Especially when we're able to - because of the power of the United States, because of the power of our country, we're able to stop it", Mr.