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Veselnitskaya has previously claimed to only be a private attorney with no Kremlin links after news broke that the Trump camp met with the Russian Federation lawyer during the 2016 campaign. Veselnitskaya has denied claims that she is an operative for the Russian government and said she is merely a private attorney, but emails newly released by The New York Times as well as an NBC News interview with her to be aired Friday indicate her links to the Russian government run far deeper than ...
  • Search underway as child is swept into the surf at Kitty hawk

    Search underway as child is swept into the surf at Kitty hawk

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    Authorities have suspended their search for a 4-year-old boy who they say was swept out to sea while walking with his mother on a North Carolina beach . "It's so sad, I can't even imagine". The Kitty Hawk police chief said, "As parents, this is our worst nightmare". Now, local officials and some volunteers continue to look for signs of the boy.
  • European Union to ban bee-killing pesticides

    European Union to ban bee-killing pesticides

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    Whether it is climate change or the overuse of pesticides, bees are teetering on the brink of extinction, but now a glimmer of hope is set to emerge from an European Union parliament vote due today (27 April). "As a leading agriculture company that has a vested stake in pollinator health, Bayer has been working with partners around the globe on efforts to improve habitat and nutrition, better understand the science behind pollinator health, and improve stewardship and farmer / beekeeper ...
  • Parents sue North Korea over death of detainee Otto Warmbier

    Parents sue North Korea over death of detainee Otto Warmbier

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    He died after few days and medical authorities said the cause of death was lack of oxygen and blood to the brain. Six days after his return he died. It says that after his arrest, Warmbier, from Cincinnati, Ohio, was pressured to make a televised confession and then convicted of subversion after a one-hour trial.
  • Arizona teachers continue what started in West Virginia

    Arizona teachers continue what started in West Virginia

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    West. In another part of the state, teachers lined up on one side of Baseline Road, a thoroughfare that runs about 45 miles through Mesa and Phoenix . "The Court in fact has said, 'you will fully fund education". "We can't continue to let our schools be underfunded". "For me, just like numerous students who attend my school district, school was the only safe place in my life", said Phoenix elementary school teacher Alexis Aguirre, who grew up the daughter of drug addicts in an ...
  • Hina Khan is Salman's girlfriend, I thrashed Bharat actor once: Swami Om

    Hina Khan is Salman's girlfriend, I thrashed Bharat actor once: Swami Om

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    There's no denying in the fact that Hina has been attracting all eyeballs ever since the end of Bigg Boss 11 and now this young actor is all set to woo everyone with her upcoming short film. Not much is known about the show right now. During a chat show, he broke a drinking glass and started howling when questioned about his behaviour on the reality show.
  • Four Major Challenges to BJP's bold claim of winning Karnataka election

    Four Major Challenges to BJP's bold claim of winning Karnataka election

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ruled out any possibility of a hung assembly in Karnataka . "We govern and fight elections based only on development model", Modi said pointing out to the main opposition Congress . The State has witnessed 3,781 farmers' suicides in the past four-and-a-half years, he said. On the other hand chief minister Siddharamiah has been vocal in his criticism and denial of earlier Supreme Court verdicts and had been vocally adamant for securing the water ...
  • House Republicans release redacted Russian Federation report

    House Republicans release redacted Russian Federation report

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    Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said in a statement Friday. Committee Republicans expressed displeasure Friday with the intelligence community for the redactions added to the report in the declassification process. Trump has said repeatedly there was "no collusion" with Russian Federation. That is a reference to the infamous Steele dossier compiled by ex British foreign intelligence officer Christopher Steele.
  • Facebook's privacy scandal appears to have little effect on its bottom Line

    Facebook's privacy scandal appears to have little effect on its bottom Line

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    Denying analysts' estimates, Facebook announced better than expected results for the first quarter of 2018 , with a net profit of $ 5 billion, an increase of 63% over previous year and a turnover of $ 12 billion, an increase of 49%. While growth remains steady, Facebook is taking steps to protect its content and data. The social media giant reported $4.98 billion in profit - up from $4.26 billion in the last quarter.
  • Ronny Jackson, Trump's pick for veterans affairs secy, withdraws nomination

    Ronny Jackson, Trump's pick for veterans affairs secy, withdraws nomination

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    Jackson withdrew his name Thursday amid allegations that he had engaged in professional misconduct, including dispensing prescription medication freely and creating a hostile work environment. "If they are true then there are much larger issues with the White House military office and the security clearance process". The claims include that Adm Jackson, the White House physician, had wrecked a government vehicle after getting drunk at a Secret Service going-away party.
  • Prince William and Kate name baby son Louis

    Prince William and Kate name baby son Louis

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    They have named the boy Louis Arthur Charles . The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge revealed the name on Friday and it didn't take long for royal observers, including at The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian , to identify its lineage. Louis Mountbatten was the beloved great-uncle of Prince Charles, and the uncle of the Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Louis is also the first male royal who will not overtake his sister in the line of succession after a reform that ends male primogeniture.
  • Woman delivers her own baby overseas with help from Google, YouTube

    Woman delivers her own baby overseas with help from Google, YouTube

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    Tia Freeman shared her truly freaky but undeniably impressive story of how she gave birth to her son last month - in a hotel room. First, hse thought she was suffering from food poining due to the salmon she ate on the plane. The next day, Freeman made her way back to the airport to find out how she would leave Turkey with a newborn in tow. The entire story, told by Freeman in her own words, expletives and gifs, can be read here.
  • Seven Maoists killed in Bastar of Chhattisgarh

    Seven Maoists killed in Bastar of Chhattisgarh

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    The gunfight took place in a forest near Ipenta village of the district on Friday morning, Bijapur Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg told PTI . The encounter occurred eight km inside Bijapur district on the Chhattisgarh-Telangana border near Bhupalpally.
  • Iniesta to leave Barcelona at the end of the season

    Iniesta to leave Barcelona at the end of the season

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    I know the responsibility I have as the captain and the responsibility to be honest with myself and the club by bringing my time at the club to an end this season. For us, you'll always be the Golden Generation! He was given a standing ovation by both sets of supporters when he was substituted after putting in a virtuoso display and scoring in a 5-0 win over Sevilla in Saturday's King's Cup final.
  • Ryan asks House chaplain to resign

    Ryan asks House chaplain to resign

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    Father Patrick Conroy , who was forced out by Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanMcMorris Rodgers seeks to tamp down unrest Conservative group unveils plan to slash spending by trillion Arizona GOP victor to join Freedom Caucus MORE (R-Wis.), is celibate by virtue of his Catholic faith.
  • Recreational pot laws to be revealed by BC government today

    Recreational pot laws to be revealed by BC government today

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    British Columbia has decided not to allow the sale of recreational pot in liquor stores, rather the drug will be sold an stand-alone stores that are both government or privately owned. Vancouver Councillor Kerry Jang, architect of Vancouver's landmark marijuana bylaw passed three years ago, said the province will have an easier time shutting down illegal marijuana dispensaries than municipal bureaucrats.
  • Owner of NFL's Jaguars eyes London's Wembley Stadium

    Owner of NFL's Jaguars eyes London's Wembley Stadium

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    Shahid Khan has offered to buy Wembley from the Football Association in a £900 million deal and turn it into a base for his American football team. The National Football League's executive vice-president of events and worldwide released a statement on the news of a £1billion deal being brokered by the Jacksonville Jaguars owner.
  • Plane carrying Rahul develops technical snag, Cong demands probe

    Plane carrying Rahul develops technical snag, Cong demands probe

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    The FIR has been lodged with the Karnataka police against the two pilots of the aircraft. During the incident, the Congress chief had maintained his composure and even tried to calm the co-passengers down, Surjewala said. The weather outside was sunny, normal and not windy", said the complaint. "The plane landed at Hubli at around 11:25 am while continuously shaking and making unusual audible sounds".
  • Canada's Freeland extends stay in Washington for NAFTA talks

    Canada's Freeland extends stay in Washington for NAFTA talks

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    Sources tell CBC News that U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland argued over the inclusion of a sunset clause into NAFTA that would force the U.S., Canada and Mexico every five years to all individually express their desire to continue with the treaty.
  • NFL Draft: Rashaan Evans taken by the Tennessee Titans

    NFL Draft: Rashaan Evans taken by the Tennessee Titans

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    The Titans pick him after a trade with the Baltimore Ravens . "Rashaan's been a fantastic player for us", coach Nick Saban said. Those were Evans' first two seasons. "I'm like, if I can catch a horse, there's no reason for you to question the speed". The Titans ranked 13th in the National Football League with 328.0 yards allowed and 17th with 22.9 points allowed per game.
  • Iran won't accept any amendment to nuclear deal: senior official

    Iran won't accept any amendment to nuclear deal: senior official

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    Macron later told French reporters that he has no "inside information" on Trump's decision on the Iran deal but noted that it's clear the USA president "is not very much eager to defend it". A 21-gun salute echoed across the South Lawn and a flute-playing fife and drum corps, in red-coated uniforms and tri-corner hats, marched by Trump and Macron and their wives, Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron in a welcoming ceremony on Tuesday.
  • State of MI approves marijuana legalization initiative for November ballot

    State of MI approves marijuana legalization initiative for November ballot

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    The initiative also envisions a relatively light excise tax: 10 percent of the retail price, in addition to the standard state and local sales taxes. Whether passed through legislation or at the voting booth, MI would become the first state in the Great Lakes region to legalize and regulate pot like alcohol.
  • Teenagers Died after a Storm in Israel

    Teenagers Died after a Storm in Israel

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    Israeli media reported that among those killed were eight females and one male. "Police & Emergency teams working together after flash floods struck the south of Israel near the Dead Sea where students were on a day trip", police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld tweeted.
  • North Korea's Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea

    North Korea's Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea

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    Moon replied to Kim's thanks by saying that the North Korean leader made a "very courageous decision" to come to the South. Kim returned to the North in a black limousine with bodyguards surrounding the vehicle as it made its way across the border.
  • Americas: Amnesty International monitors treatment of asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Americas: Amnesty International monitors treatment of asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

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    But the latest one drew more attention because Trump's attention from nearly the moment it began March 25 in the Mexican city of Tapachula, near the Guatemalan border. Tristan Call, a member of People Without Borders who accompanied these travelers, said Mexicans responded to what he called Trump's "hatred" and bent over backwards to help the Central Americans.
  • PM Modi to meet Xi Jinping today for one-on-one India-China talks

    PM Modi to meet Xi Jinping today for one-on-one India-China talks

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    Speaking on the meeting, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou on Tuesday had said the two leaders will try to reach important consensus to resolve outstanding issues and build mutual trust during their talks in Wuhan . Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a warm welcome by Indian community on his arrival in China's Wuhan , ahead of his much anticipated informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
  • 'A new history starts now' - Korean leaders meet

    'A new history starts now' - Korean leaders meet

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    Kim made history by becoming the first DPRK leader to step onto South Korean soil since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. About the moment, Kim said he had "so many mixed feelings" as he crossed the demarcation line , which marks the border of the two countries, with Moon.
  • Sen. Bob Menendez 'severely admonished' by ethics committee

    Sen. Bob Menendez 'severely admonished' by ethics committee

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    Despite the court outcome, the Ethics Committee, made up of three Republican senators and three Democratic senators, found that he violated Senate rules. The committee's review resumed in November 2017 once the criminal charges against Menendez were dismissed. "I am grateful that the Department of Justice has taken the time to re-evaluate its case and come to the appropriate conclusion".
  • Turkey Cumhuriyet trial: 13 newspaper staff convicted over coup

    Turkey Cumhuriyet trial: 13 newspaper staff convicted over coup

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    Outside the courthouse, Mr Sabuncu called the verdict an "attack" on journalists aimed to "stop us from doing journalism in Turkey, to make us fearful when we're doing journalism in Turkey". In addition, more than 140,000 public sector employees have been sacked or suspended including judges over alleged links to putschists or Kurdish militants.
  • France's Macron addresses joint session of Congress

    France's Macron addresses joint session of Congress

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    Macron has positioned himself as a negotiator between Europe and the United States , and appears to have established an influential relationship with President Trump . Trump's peculiar clothing choice yesterday (what was with the all white and that hat) follows a peculiar comment made by Kellyanne Conway who called Melania "superior" compared to former First Lady Michelle Obama .
  • Asaram jailed until death for teen rape

    Asaram jailed until death for teen rape

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    Another vigil has been placed outside the godman's ashram in Jodhpur . The Supreme Court, while questioning how the identity of minor or unsound mind rape victims could be disclosed, on Tuesday said it would examine the aspect related to the Indian Penal Code's Section 228-A, dealing with identity of victims of sexual offences.
  • Melania Trump really, really did not want to hold Trump's hand

    Melania Trump really, really did not want to hold Trump's hand

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    Trump went on to share that he went the simple route. "You know I'm very busy, to be running out looking for presents". "Well I better not get into that because I may get into trouble..." Trump added that he did get the first lady "a attractive card and some lovely flowers".
  • Do you still support Sheriff Scott Israel?

    Do you still support Sheriff Scott Israel?

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    Bell mentioned the affiliation's subsequent step is to current the vote to Florida Gov. Rick Scott - who rejected calls from some state legislators to droop Israel after the capturing - and to ask him to "please make change and change the sheriff with someone who's able to wonderful management".
  • Royal Family Website May Have Just Revealed Baby's Name

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    Mark's Church in Englefield, with Prince George and Princess Charlotte playing pageboy and bridesmaid. Prince William and Kate Middleton may give their son the name Alexander. Perhaps the royal family is still having a bit of a disagreement over whether Arthur or James is the flawless name for the young prince. Albert has been the frontrunner for the new royal bub for months now, with British bookmakers having the odds for the name as low as 5-1.
  • James Comey's Book Party Was Larded With Journalists

    James Comey's Book Party Was Larded With Journalists

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    That was a reference to the unverified claim in the Steele dossier that Russians had compromising material on Trump with prostitutes in his Moscow hotel room during the pageant. Comey said". Well his memos said, "I left immediately"-I never said that". "I don't know what was in his head". At a CNN town hall on Wednesday, CNN's Anderson Cooper asked Comey, "Since then, flight records, social media posts, congressional testimony, also photographs prove that he actually did spend the night ...
  • Germany sees USA imposing tariffs on European Union from May 1

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    Grenell, who holds a master's in public administration from Harvard University, also briefly served as national security spokesman for former Massachusetts Gov. "We expect an unconditional and permanent exception", she said. But where Trump and Macron have appeared to develop an easy rapport , relations have been notably chillier between Merkel and the USA president.
  • Early Voting: Low Turnout; Democrats Out-voting Republicans

    Early Voting: Low Turnout; Democrats Out-voting Republicans

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    Conor Lamb winning a southwestern Pennsylvania seat that Trump carried by 20 points in 2016, Lesko eked out a victory in a seat where Trump won by 21. But the two Judiciary Committee leaders came together with the bill's co-sponsors and struck a compromise ahead of Thursday's markup . The New York state Senate will remain in Republican hands - for now.
  • Stabbings lead big rise in most violent crime

    Stabbings lead big rise in most violent crime

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    Violent and sexual crimes are climbing in Lincolnshire at an accelerating pace, according to police figures showing a 27% rise in sex crimes and an 11% rise in violence in the county. This compares to a national rise of 25%. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said the rise in these violent incidents was "unacceptably high", and they were "a national problem that required national solutions from the government".