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Qatari fighters flew dangerously close to an Emirati airbus 320, Flight ETD88, en route from Dammam to Abu Dhabi at 10:50 am, the Civil Aviation Affairs said. In January, a similar incident occurred where Qatari military aircraft intercepted two other civilian planes, threatening the safety of passengers and crew, and violating worldwide laws and conventions.
  • May Is Said to Face Cabinet Pressure Over Brexit Customs Union

    May Is Said to Face Cabinet Pressure Over Brexit Customs Union

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    The vote will not only have huge ramifications for May's Brexit policy but could pose a threat to her place in Downing Street. On Friday the Daily Telegraph reported that the European Union has roundly rejected proposals from the British government for avoiding a hard border on the island of Ireland.
  • Nikki Haley Finally Realizing She Works in the Trump Administration

    Nikki Haley Finally Realizing She Works in the Trump Administration

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    While he declared success, the Pentagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use banned weapons against civilians if it chooses. "But if you talk with Steve Mnuchin at Treasury and so forth, he will tell you the same thing - they're in charge of this - we have had sanctions". "I think she's a future secretary of state and vice president".
  • Rain postpones remainder of Alabama GP to Monday

    Rain postpones remainder of Alabama GP to Monday

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    It will be completed Monday morning with a restart on Lap 23. Teams may choose to restart on either the Firestone primary or alternate dry-condition tire compound unless INDYCAR declares a wet-weather restart, in which case the rain tires must be used.
  • Many Chinese casualties reported in N Korea transport accident

    Many Chinese casualties reported in N Korea transport accident

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    The tweet was later deleted. Rescue autos had been on the scene, and injured had been proven being handled in hospital. "A grave road accident occurred late on April 22 in North Hwanghae province leaving a large number of Chinese tourists killed", the statement read.
  • Missouri State Highway Patrol releases name of deputy killed in head-on crash

    Missouri State Highway Patrol releases name of deputy killed in head-on crash

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    Sprinkle was taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center but was pronounced dead before 2 a.m. The driver of the vehicle was wearing a seatbelt and was not hurt. The driver of the other vehicle suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital by helicopter. The crash report said he was not wearing a safety device.
  • Russian Federation sanctions not on G7 agenda

    Russian Federation sanctions not on G7 agenda

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    Acting US Secretary of State John Sullivan's first bilateral meeting in Toronto late Saturday was with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin . U.S. sanctions will resume unless Trump again waives them on May 12. US President Donald Trump gave an ultimatum on January 12 to the European powers, saying they must agree to "fix the bad flaws" of the deal or he would refuse to extend the US sanctions relief on Iran that it calls for.
  • Family of Palestinian lecturer wants to bury him in Gaza

    Family of Palestinian lecturer wants to bury him in Gaza

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    Avigdor Lieberman said it was more likely Fadi al-Batsh, 35, was killed on Saturday as part of "an internal Palestinian dispute". Israel's defence minister has dismissed suggestions that spy agency Mossad had assassinated a Palestinian lecturer who was shot dead in Malaysia on Saturday.
  • Keys sets up 'crazy' Fed Cup final for USA with Czech Republic

    Keys sets up 'crazy' Fed Cup final for USA with Czech Republic

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    Keys' victory gave the U.S.an unassailable 3-1 lead over France in the World Group semifinals. "I was getting nervous before this game", admitted Kvitova after the 30th win of her Fed Cup career. The final will be played on the indoor hard courts of Prague on the Czech Republic from November 10-11. Keys, who was a late replacement for CoCo Vandeweghe , then stepped up to conquer Pauline Parmentier in a 7-6 6-4 victory to send the U.S.
  • White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

    White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

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    Such wording is contained in the materials of the White House press service published on Saturday evening, writes RBC . Trump's national security team seemed to have reached enough of a consensus on punishing Russian Federation for its de facto support for the attack that left at least 75 dead that Haley told CBS' " Face the Nation " on Sunday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would be unveiling sanctions on Russian Federation the next day.
  • Drug take-back April 28

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    Luke's University Health Network Monroe Campus on Route 611 in Bartonsville. They will not accept syringes or liquids. Last October, Americans nationwide did their part to reduce the opioid crisis by bringing the DEA and its more than 4,200 local and tribal law enforcement partners a record-setting 912,305 pounds-456 tons-of potentially unsafe expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for disposal at more than 5,300 collection sites.
  • Indian govt approves death sentence for child rapists

    Indian govt approves death sentence for child rapists

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    The attack sent out the sort of shockwaves that shook the country after the equally horrific gang rape of a Delhi student on a bus in 2012, which made headlines around the world. A 2014 United Nations report said one in three rape victims in India was a minor. The punishment for gang rape of a girl below 16 years will invariably be imprisonment for the rest of life of the convict.
  • Spectacular Lyrid meteor shower to peak on April 22, 2018

    Spectacular Lyrid meteor shower to peak on April 22, 2018

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    Astrophotographer Mark Lissick sent in a photo of Lyrid meteors and the Milky Way, taken on April 22, 2013, in Hope Valley, California (near Lake Tahoe). Pieces of debris left in the comet's wake, however, make an appearance every year. This long-exposure photograph shows Lyrids meteor shower passing near the Milky Way in the clear night sky of Thanlyin, almost 14 miles away from Yangon.
  • "Chemical Firearms inspectors in Douma, Syria, Assemble samples from site, " OPCW says

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    Russian Federation and Syria are trying to prevent the investigation of alleged chemical attacks in the Syrian Duma, made after that of the United States government. Investigators finally collected evidence from the site for the first time on Saturday, the OPCW said. Worldwide chemical weapons experts have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus which caused an global crisis.
  • EU, Mexico reach 'agreement in principle' on free-trade deal

    EU, Mexico reach 'agreement in principle' on free-trade deal

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    This agreement proves - yet again - the value of the EU leading from the front globally in promoting open and rules-based trade, the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, said. Speaking at the opening of the Hanover trade fair in Germany, Merkel and visiting Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto welcomed the agreement in principle that the European Union and Mexico reached on Saturday on a new free trade deal.
  • Demonstrations in Armenia after power grab by leader

    Demonstrations in Armenia after power grab by leader

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    But, after their Sunday's meeting, "it became evident that Nikol Pashinyan is not apt for political dialogue geared to avoid possible adverse consequences, ease tension and begin constructive work", he said. "In order to perform these duties, police are entitled to carry out arrests and use force". After Pashinyan's detention, thousands of protesters gathered in Yerevan's Republic Square outside the government's headquarters, which were cordoned off by riot police.
  • Macron: There is no 'plan B' for Iran nuclear deal

    Macron: There is no 'plan B' for Iran nuclear deal

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    President Donald Trump plans to celebrate almost 250 years of U.S. "I think he's a very strong man, he's a strong president". On Tuesday morning, Trump will formally welcome Macron during an elaborate ceremony on the White House South Lawn.
  • Munster Lose Out To Racing In Champions Cup Semi Final

    Munster Lose Out To Racing In Champions Cup Semi Final

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    Racing 92's Donnacha Ryan was similarly given a rousing amount of support from the Munster fans. Camille Chat's overthrow blew Racing's first attacking opportunity, but their forwards' powerful carrying teed up winger Thomas, who handed off Alex Wootton to score in the right corner.
  • Czech Republic through to Fed Cup final

    Czech Republic through to Fed Cup final

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    Germany is bidding to reach its first final since 2014. Pliskova followed that up with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Angelique Kerber to put the Czechs in firm control going into Sunday's three ties - two singles and one doubles rubber. Parmentier raced out to a 5-2 lead in the opener but failed to take five set-point opportunities, allowing her opponent to rally before taking the lead courtesy of a tie-break.
  • President signs Ordinance for death to convicts of child rapes

    President signs Ordinance for death to convicts of child rapes

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    Stringent punishment for rape of a girl under 12 years has been provided with the minimum jail term being 20 years which may go up to life in prison or death sentence, they said. The ordinance lays down the measures to empower Indian authorities to attach and confiscate proceeds of crime associated with economic offenders and the properties of the economic offenders and thereby deter economic offenders from evading the process of Indian law by remaining outside the jurisdiction of Indian ...
  • Russian Federation advocates broader United Nations presence in Syria

    Russian Federation advocates broader United Nations presence in Syria

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    Worldwide inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) who arrived in Damascus almost a week ago were still waiting early on Friday to visit the site of the suspected poison gas attack. The U.S., France and Britain struck against suspected chemical-weapons facilities belonging to the Syrian government Saturday, after concluding that Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces were behind the attack, though they have not made that evidence public.
  • Sports Minister Xasa 'appalled' by Moses Mabhida stadium chaos

    Sports Minister Xasa 'appalled' by Moses Mabhida stadium chaos

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    Following the team's loss, Kaizer Chiefs' manager Bobby Motaung confirmed at a post-match press conference that coach Steve Komphela will resign. The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has joined political parties in condemning the violence that took place at the stadium.
  • Subway shover in 'MAGA' hat spouted anti-Mexican slurs

    Subway shover in 'MAGA' hat spouted anti-Mexican slurs

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    Police describe the suspect as a black man with a heavy build, wearing a " Make America Great Again " hat, a red shirt with "Make America Great Again" in white letters, blue overalls, a black acket and jewelry around his neck. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for a minor head wound. Police on Sunday were looking for a man in connection to a brutal attack aboard a subway in Lower Manhattan.
  • Kellyanne Conway to Dana Bash: You went there

    Kellyanne Conway to Dana Bash: You went there

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    Bash responded: "I would ask you that if you were a man", prompting Conway to shoot back: "No, you would not". We're now going to talk about other people's spouses and significant others just because they either work in the White House or.at CNN.
  • Macron to Visit US in Heat of Iran Nuclear Deal Pressure

    Macron to Visit US in Heat of Iran Nuclear Deal Pressure

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    Trump has called the agreement one of the worst deals ever negotiated. He's called the agreement the worst in history and in January warned the U.K, France and Germany that they must work to fix what the US considers the deal's flaws or he would not issue new waivers to suspend sanctions.
  • Comey Memos Released By Justice Department

    Comey Memos Released By Justice Department

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    The identity of the leader who first called Trump was redacted in the memo. Asked to describe that January 6, 2017 meeting two weeks before Trump took office, Comey said: "Really weird". A combination of file photos show U.S. President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington , DC, U.S. April 9, 2018 and former FBI Director James Comey on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., June 8, 2017.
  • Ten arrested at neo-Nazi rally in Georgia town

    Ten arrested at neo-Nazi rally in Georgia town

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    On Friday night, a downtown community rally of unity was held, as local residents and businesses were anxious about clashes between neo-Nazis and their opponents. But members of the coalition disagree with about not counter-protesting because they believe "turning a blind eye" is not going to stop 'bigotry, hatred or violence'.
  • Maoists killed in encounter in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, combing ops on

    Maoists killed in encounter in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, combing ops on

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    It was the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Gadchiroli range) Ankush Shinde, who confirmed the casualties in his statement that is "We had the complete information about movement of Perimili Dalam near Tadgaon". The two major divisional committee members in one operation are noted as a major record. As per the reports, the number of woman Naxals killed in the encounter is yet to be known.
  • War in Syria: Rebels withdraw from enclave near Damascus

    War in Syria: Rebels withdraw from enclave near Damascus

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    Hundreds of ISIS fighters and allied militants are holed up in Hajar al-Aswad and the nearby Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp. The Syrian government forces on Friday have found large amounts of militants' weapons, including those produced in the United States, in the city of Dumayr, located north-east of the Syrian capital of Damascus, local media reported .
  • IPL: Rajasthan aim to return to winning ways against Mumbai

    IPL: Rajasthan aim to return to winning ways against Mumbai

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    His 94-run innings helped Mumbai to win by 46 runs, and the team's morale has increased. Rohit Sharma's led Mumbai is at number six with a win in four matches. MI's issue is the performance of their all-rounders as both Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard have not contributed much which has resulted in a lot of close losses to MI as they were not able to finish the match.
  • Tourists evacuated from famous abbey in France after security threat

    Tourists evacuated from famous abbey in France after security threat

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    A witness heard a man uttering threats after he entered the site in the northwestern region of Normandy. "He made fairly specific threats against the police in front of a coffee shop", the gendarmerie told broadcaster France Info. Hotels on the Mont were being evacuated, but its few permanent residents were being told to stay indoors, the site's administrator, Xavier Bailly, told broadcaster France-Bleu from his home.
  • James Comey's 'Higher Loyalty' tour comes to Portland

    James Comey's 'Higher Loyalty' tour comes to Portland

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    Mr Comey has painted Mr Trump as " morally unfit " to be United States president, and suggested he may have obstructed justice by trying to pressure him into dropping any investigation into Mr Flynn. "The president said "the hookers thing" is nonsense but that Putin had told him 'we have some of the most lovely hookers in the world.' He did not say when Putin had told him this".
  • VPNs and proxy services banned in battle against Telegram app

    VPNs and proxy services banned in battle against Telegram app

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    As you know, on April 16 Roskomnadzor began to block Telegram in Russian Federation because the messenger's management refused to hand over the keys to encryption of the users' correspondence to the FSB. According to Zharov, the federal service informed the companies about a significant amount of soon-to-be-blocked IP addresses stored in their cloud services.
  • Sister of missing Liga Skromane pays tribute after discovery of her body

    Sister of missing Liga Skromane pays tribute after discovery of her body

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    For Ilze, April 20 happened to be her birthday. Her live-in partner, Andrew Jordan, and her sister, Ilze Skromane, had been searching for Liga along with the police for the past one month. Ilze and Liga's husband Andrew Jordan has orchestrated major search efforts to try and find the 33-year-old. Detailed forensic examination should be done to confirm it.
  • 3 dead, 4 wounded in Antioch Waffle House shooting

    3 dead, 4 wounded in Antioch Waffle House shooting

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    A customer wrestled the gun off the man who then fled the scene and is now at large. Police say the shooting happened at 3:25 a.m. Sunday at a restaurant on Murfreesboro Pike. "We are deeply saddened by this tragic incident", Waffle House said later in a statement. While this is an active investigation, we defer all questions about the incident o the Metro Police in Nashville.
  • Naked gunman kills three at Tennessee restaurant

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    Investigators said the shooting happened just before 3:30 a.m.in the 3500 block of Murfreesboro Pike in southeast Nashville . Police tweeted Sunday that the gun used in the shooting is registered to 29-year-old Travis Reinking from Morton, Illinois.
  • 17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China

    17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China

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    Initially, it was not clear what was the cause of behind boats being capsized. The accident happened where two flows of the river converge causing a powerful current, the CCTV broadcaster said. Authorities in Guilin said villagers in Dunmu organised the practice session without notifying police beforehand. Drag boat racing is popular in various parts of Asia and the Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional holiday in China taking place on June 18 this year.