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In the immediate aftermath of punitive airstrikes launched by France, the United Kingdom and USA against the chemical weapons programme of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, the EU's Foreign Ministers insisted during their meeting in Luxembourg on April 16 that talks on finding a political solution to the ongoing war in Syria need to be revived.
  • India seeks talks with U.S. on steel levy

    India seeks talks with U.S. on steel levy

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    India urged China on Tuesday to let it join Beijing's challenge at the World Trade Organization over President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, the same day the WTO unsealed documents detailing that the Trump administration would honor China's request to hold bilateral talks.
  • Former Mumbai top cop joins BJD

    Former Mumbai top cop joins BJD

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    Bhubaneswar: The 21st death anniversary of former Odisha Chief Minister Biju Patnaik was observed in the state Tuesday. During his stint as the Commissioner of Police, Mumbai , Arup Patnaik appointed controversial Assistant Police Commissioner (retired) Vasant Dhoble as the head of Mumbai Police's Social Service Branch (SSB) to lead a crackdown on these establishments.
  • US IRS hit with computer glitch as midnight tax deadline looms

    US IRS hit with computer glitch as midnight tax deadline looms

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    But the IRS postponed the federal tax deadline by a day after the IRS's online system for filing taxes went down on Tuesday. "This is the busiest tax day of the year, and the IRS apologizes for the inconvenience this system issue caused for taxpayers", said Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter.
  • Iran Bans State Bodies From Using Foreign Messaging Apps

    Iran Bans State Bodies From Using Foreign Messaging Apps

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    Earlier Wednesday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced that he would begin using a homegrown messaging app - instead of Telegram - "with a view to protecting our national interests and supporting Iranian social-media applications".
  • "This Is Not Normal": James Comey Responds to Trump's Jail Threat

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    Chandler, who a number of internet commentators have long suggested should play Comey in a Hollywood version of his story, has experience portraying an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, too - he played the dogged investigator trailing Leonardo DiCaprio's character in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street .
  • Female pilot hailed as hero after landing distressed aircraft

    Female pilot hailed as hero after landing distressed aircraft

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    Shults was among the first female fighter pilots in the US military, according to friends, and flew the Navy's supersonic F/A-18 Hornet. One passenger died from her injuries after an engine blew apart, broke a window mid-flight, and was partially pulled out of the aircraft.
  • Yep, another winter weather advisory and accumulating snow forecast

    Yep, another winter weather advisory and accumulating snow forecast

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    Adding to the chill, are the gusty winds in the wake of the front. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. On Wednesday night there will be a slight chance of rain between 1 a.m. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. MONDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 52. Wind: SE 10-20 miles per hour. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
  • PTI MPAs accused of horse-trading to move court against Imran Khan

    PTI MPAs accused of horse-trading to move court against Imran Khan

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    Addressing a news conference in Islamabad , party's chief Imran Khan announced said that show-cause notices will be issued to the lawmakers who "sold their loyalties in the Senate elections", adding that their names will be given to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
  • Fortis board to meet this week to consider M&A options

    Fortis board to meet this week to consider M&A options

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    Benchmark Sensex was down 85 points, or 0.25 per cent, at 34,107 at around the same time. IHH had last week joined the race to acquire Fortis Healthcare , offering to acquire its shares at up to Rs160 apiece, higher than Manipal's offer at Rs155 per share which valued the company at Rs6,061 crore.
  • Greitens files request for temporary restraining order against Hawley

    Greitens files request for temporary restraining order against Hawley

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    Greitens' attorneys say the court should appoint a special prosecutor to handle any investigation or prosecution of Greitens. In the court documents, Greitens cites a FOX News interview with Hawley on March 28 . Hawley said Greitens obtained a list of donors, used the list and transmitted the list without the donor's permission. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers and instead banking on the support of regular Republican voters as he fights ...
  • Netflix (NFLX) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance

    Netflix (NFLX) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance

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    About 9.16M shares traded. Netflix saw its stock gain almost 50% in 2017, and is already up more than 50% year-to-date as of April 17. It has underperformed by 51.63% the S&P500. Buckingham Research has "Neutral" rating and $277 target. The stock of AT&T Inc. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Tuesday, January 23.
  • Congo FA president Constant Omari arrested on corruption charges

    Congo FA president Constant Omari arrested on corruption charges

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    Luzolo Bambi, DR Congo President Joseph Kabila's special adviser on corruption, reportedly ordered the arrest of the four officials. The statement noted that Omari was arrested along with two members of the Congolese football association FECOFA and a government official in Kinshasa.
  • Syrian air defense shoots down missiles over Homs - state media

    Syrian air defense shoots down missiles over Homs - state media

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    The Syrian military believes Israeli warplanes were responsible. . The team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons arrived in the suburb east of the capital, 10 days after the alleged attack, raising concerns that any evidence the inspectors find could be useless.
  • Global 'chaos' if Syria hit again: Putin

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    Earlier on Tuesday, Syrian state television reported that the experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons had entered Douma. "Those who defend what is right can have their differences, but Turkey' principles are clear", Mr Bozdag said, adding that Ankara would not hesitate to work with any country which defended "correct principles" in Syria .
  • Twitter reacts to LeBron equipping God mode to start Game 2

    Twitter reacts to LeBron equipping God mode to start Game 2

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    If the start of Wednesday's game is any indication, it's pretty darn clear that King James was focused exclusively on this game. Here's how to watch Cavaliers vs. "No matter if you win 4-3, 4-0, however". James, who had 24 of the starting lineup's 49 points, was the only starter to scored in double-figures as Cleveland shot just 38.5 percent from the floor in the game - including a awful 8/34 (23.5 percent) from three-point range.
  • Indians donate $37000 for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

    Indians donate $37000 for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

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    Today we spoke with Major Catalina Carrasco, who says they are specifically working with Prepa, the Puerto Rican electric power authority, to get things back up and running. The grid has been unstable since Hurricane Maria devastated the island in September. "I don't think we're really going to know the true, what these people have endured", Francona said.
  • James Comey should lay low: 46 percent want him prosecuted

    James Comey should lay low: 46 percent want him prosecuted

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    In an interview with National Public Radio to kick off the release Tuesday, Comey retorted that his descriptions of Trump's over-long neckties, his tangerine hair and skin, and the size of his hands were simply an attempt to engage the reader through vivid storytelling.
  • Jury rejects insanity plea, convicts nanny of killing two children

    Jury rejects insanity plea, convicts nanny of killing two children

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    The father had no comment after the verdict against Ortega was read. Jurors, who deliberated for more than a day, said the trial affected them deeply. At Ortega's trial, the children's father, who had been on a business trip and received news of their deaths when his plane landed, spoke of walking down a long hallway at the hospital where he saw their bodies.
  • Karen McDougal Settles National Enquirer Suit ... Free to Cash in on Trump!!!

    Karen McDougal Settles National Enquirer Suit ... Free to Cash in on Trump!!!

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    The settlement agreement, reached Wednesday, ends a lawsuit McDougal brought against the tabloid news company, which owns The National Enquirer , according to The New York Times . "The goal of our lawsuit is to get out of an agreement that has been used to silence Karen, and that transfers her life rights, the rights to her story, to a company that has absolutely no business profiting from or controlling that information".
  • Trump lawyer, USA prosecutors propose candidates to review seized files

    Trump lawyer, USA prosecutors propose candidates to review seized files

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    Cohen's lawyers sought a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction against the U.S. government to prevent investigators from viewing the documents. Cohen's lawyers have said those clients include Republican donor Elliott Broidy and conservative Fox News commentator and Trump supporter Sean Hannity.
  • Philipp Grubauer remains the starter for Game 2

    Philipp Grubauer remains the starter for Game 2

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    But while they beat Sergei Bobrovsky four times on the night, they needed a fifth, and Bobrovsk'y 54 saves - a career-high- helped propel Columbus to another road victory, a 5-4 overtime win to see the Blue Jackets go up 2-0 in the series.
  • Video shows officers arriving just as Hurst home explodes

    Video shows officers arriving just as Hurst home explodes

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    A family of three is expected to recover after a vehicle crashed into their home, beginning a series of events that led to an explosion. The blast occurred after authorities say a driver slammed into a gas line after his brakes failed. A woman suffered burns to almost half her body. Three people inside the home were injured, including one critically. An HPD officer was also treated for minor injuries suffered while helping the family, KDFW reported .
  • Research Experts Issued Anticipation for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co's FY2017 Revenue (CTB)

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    Its down 0.29, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped, as 115 active investment managers increased or started new holdings, while 110 decreased and sold their holdings in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc . Bb&T Corp reported 39,086 shares. Calamos Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability reported 0.92% in Citigroup Inc. Stratos Wealth Partners Ltd reported 0.01% of its capital in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT).
  • Morocco woos Kenya for World Cup vote

    Morocco woos Kenya for World Cup vote

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    Mwendwa said he has been convinced by Morocco's blueprint to host the quadrennial event and being an African nation, it will bring pride to the continent when the World Cup comes to Kenya for the second time. "I could say Africa will be in the semis, we're going to win, but that's not the reality", the 2000 AFCON Player of the tournament told BBC Sport .
  • Bump stock maker says it will stop taking orders, shut down its

    Bump stock maker says it will stop taking orders, shut down its

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    The company said it will process and ship all orders taken prior to May 20. Bump stock devices use the recoil energy of a semiautomatic rifle to slide the gun back and forth, creating continuous fire with one pull of the trigger to simulate a fully automatic weapon.
  • Problems of government Theresa may after attack on Syria — Rzeczpospolita

    Problems of government Theresa may after attack on Syria — Rzeczpospolita

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    Another protester said: " Why is it that the government has carried out this attack without a debate in the House of Commons? ". Even though the motion being debated - that "this House has considered Parliament's rights in relation to the approval of military action by British Forces" was in Mr Corbyn's name, Labour MPs were whipped to vote against it.
  • Timmins runners race past challenging conditions at Boston Marathon

    Timmins runners race past challenging conditions at Boston Marathon

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    Sellers was a track star while studying at Weber State University in her native Utah, where she won every one of her 5,000-meter and 10,000-meter races, her coach Paul Pilkington told Moneyish. Not many teenagers can say they made history on their 18th birthday, but I humbly can say that I did. "You know, when you have "marathon brain" you're not really thinking clearly.
  • Comey: Trump's call to put him in jail isn't 'normal'

    Comey: Trump's call to put him in jail isn't 'normal'

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    Ron DeSantis (R-FL), wrote in a letter sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions , FBI Director Christopher Wray, and U.S. Attorney John Huber. Eleven conservative lawmakers issued a criminal referral Wednesday to the Department of Justice against at least five former senior-level Obama administration officials for wrongdoing connected with the unverified Steele dossier, the warrants used to spy on former Trump campaign volunteer Carter Page, and more .
  • PM can't face LS for 15 minutes: Rahul

    PM can't face LS for 15 minutes: Rahul

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    Rahul Gandhi needs to answer all these questions. They (Congress) have committed a sin", he added. On Tuesday, Patra demanded an apology from former Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Union Finance Minister P. The BJP's new poll tactic emerged after an anti-terror court acquitted five right-wing activists, including the ideologue Aseemanand, in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case.
  • James Comey Was Inspired By LeBron James

    James Comey Was Inspired By LeBron James

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    Colbert's relentless mockery of the Trump administration has helped him top his rivals in TV ratings by a sizable margin . "He's somebody who doesn't appear to have external reference points in his life", Comey said of the president.
  • Earnings Estimates Review of: Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL), Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS)

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    Horizon Investments Llc who had been investing in Xcel Energy Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $23.05 billion market cap company. Bb&T stated it has 12,348 shares. President, NSPW, Stoering Mark E, sold 20,187 common shares of Xcel Energy Inc . (NASDAQ: XEL ). Texas Permanent School Fund reported 0.08% stake.
  • Stock on Trader's Radar: Enlink Midstream Partners LP (ENLK)

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    The stock decreased 2.46% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $14.25. The number of shares traders wanted to buy or sell ATVI was around 5.66 million shares compared with the full-day average over the past 30 days of 6.93 million shares.
  • Declaring Taj waqf property will lead to flood of claims

    Declaring Taj waqf property will lead to flood of claims

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    In its earlier hearing on 11 April, the apex court had asked the Wakf Board to produce an original title document bearing the signatures of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to prove its claim. The Board said the monument belonged to it as its members have been continuously performing Urs on the death anniversary of Emperor Shah Jahan and Friday Namaz at the Majid located in the compound of the Taj Mahal.