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The decision marks a bitter defeat for Washington's European allies , who have spent months beseeching President Trump to stay in a deal that he has denounced as "insane". China and Russian Federation were also a part of the deal. "The deal provided Iran with an immediate income of billions of dollars, which instead of bringing about moderation, brought increased Iranian irredentism across the Middle East".
  • Rihanna's Met Gala 2018 after party revealed

    Rihanna's Met Gala 2018 after party revealed

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    When it comes to the Met Gala , Rihanna remains the queen of keeping up with the theme, never holding back with her outfits and totally killing it. Condé Nast denied reports that Wintour would leave her post as Vogue's editor-in-chief. Rihanna wore a white beaded Margiela corset mini dress under a full skirt and had a beaded bishop's hat to finish off the ensemble, similar to papal tiaras worn by popes until the mid-1960s.
  • What Modi said on Rahul's 'ready to be PM' comment

    What Modi said on Rahul's 'ready to be PM' comment

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    His attack came a day after Gandhi said he was ready to occupy the prime minister's post if his party emerged as the biggest party in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. "Congress only wants to remain in power". "Such self-declaration (as PM candidate) exposes the facade of internal democracy in Congress", Mr Modi said adding this also shows that Rahul Gandhi does not have faith in the leaders of various other opposition parties who are trying to cobble together an alliance to fight the BJP.
  • Nuking Iran deal ends Trump peace prize talk

    Nuking Iran deal ends Trump peace prize talk

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    This time - as a supposedly final US deadline Trump set himself is quickly approaching - the stakes are much higher, even though all other signatories of the deal said that they want to stick to it. Talk about Trump's worthiness of the prize has swelled in conservative circles, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in gave life to the notion last week as well.
  • Senate Declares Police IG Unfit To Hold Public Office

    Senate Declares Police IG Unfit To Hold Public Office

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    At the end of the closed door session, the Senate is expected to take a decision on the appropriate sanctions to mete out to the police boss. " I've just been informed that the IG or any member of his team are not here ", he said. But in a situation where there is consistent non-appearance by the IG. Emmanuel Bwacha, senator representing Taraba south, said it is unacceptable that the IGP would refuse to appear before the senate.
  • Mobile test alerts in BC today

    Mobile test alerts in BC today

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    At around 2:05 p.m., some people did receive the emergency alert. In Manitoba, only the province and Environment and Climate Change Canada are authorized to issue emergency messages using Alert Ready. The RCMP asked the public not to call 911 to get more information, as all additional details will be provided through the media. The alerts will be broadcast automatically, at no cost to the user.
  • Ohio Primary Election 2018: What you need to know

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    Originally scheduled for Monday, May 7, certification has been rescheduled to Monday, May 14 at 4 p.m. You cast a ballot at the designated precinct in your neighborhood or community. "If you don't vote in the primary you lose the initial right to select candidates", he said. Am I still registered to vote? It was only Tucker's second time to vote early in an election.
  • Minnesotans Have Gotten Sick In E. Coli Outbreak

    Minnesotans Have Gotten Sick In E. Coli Outbreak

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    The federal investigation with all the help it can muster from the impacted states still has not been able to pinpoint who grew and distributed pre-chopped romaine lettuce associated with the outbreak, which is approaching its ninth week. They said they ate romain from grocery stores, at restaurants and residential facilities. "The Yuma growing region includes part of western Arizona and extends into the Imperial Valley of southeastern California, but does not include Salinas Valley or other ...
  • Chinese censors target comments on provocative US Weibo post

    Chinese censors target comments on provocative US Weibo post

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    Under the former resolution, passed in 1971, Taiwan was removed from the United Nations and the Communist Party-led government in Beijing became the sole representative of China in the world body, while under the latter, Taiwan was expelled from the WHO in 1972.
  • Israel expels representative of Human Rights Watch

    Israel expels representative of Human Rights Watch

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    The group said it applied in January 2018 to extend Shakir's work visa, which was due to expire on March 31. The PPS said in a statement that during the last three years, Israel deported a number of rights activists while denying entry into the country to supporters of peace and Palestinian rights, including European Union parliamentarians.
  • Roman Polanski Warns Academy He Will Sue If He Is Not Reinstated

    Roman Polanski Warns Academy He Will Sue If He Is Not Reinstated

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    The 84-year-old was thrown out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week, along with convicted sex attacker Bill Cosby . He is appealing the conviction. Meanwhile, Polanski has stirred up even more controversy in his native Poland after telling Newsweek Polska in a new interview the #MeToo anti-sexual harassment movement is an example of "mass hysteria".
  • Japan, China hail warming ties amid troubled history

    Japan, China hail warming ties amid troubled history

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    The meeting came after a three-way summit between Abe, Li and South Korean President Moon Jae-in earlier in the day, the first such three-way gathering in two and a half years. In their so-called Panmunjom Declaration, the leaders of the two Koreas also agreed to seek complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and a formal end to the 1950-53 Korean War.
  • ABOUT Saudi Arabia was intercepted over Riyadh two missiles

    ABOUT Saudi Arabia was intercepted over Riyadh two missiles

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    Iran and the Houthis have regularly dismissed Saudi accusations that Tehran arms the group. A spokesman for the Coalition supporting Legitimacy in Yemen said Saudi air defenses hours earlier had also intercepted a ballistic missile originating from Yemen and targeting Saudi Arabia's southern city of Jazan.
  • Google to ban ads related to referendum on Eighth Amendment

    Google to ban ads related to referendum on Eighth Amendment

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    Google has gone one step further and will reject all ads related to the referendum. All relevant ads will now be banned over the next 24 hours and will remain so for the duration of the campaign on Google and YouTube. Like most internet and social media companies, Google has been forced to think about these issues as part of its broader efforts around election integrity globally.
  • Rand, bonds tumble as Trump's Iran pullout rattle sentiment

    Rand, bonds tumble as Trump's Iran pullout rattle sentiment

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    Despite the opposition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the "brave and correct" decision by Mr Trump , before saying the 2015 accord was a "recipe for disaster". There may be some room to talk. Egypt understands the USA and worldwide keenness to address all regional and global concerns related to the nuclear deal with Iran and Iran's interference in the internal affairs of the Arab countries, the ministry added.
  • Japan-based Recruit Holdings acquires Glassdoor

    Japan-based Recruit Holdings acquires Glassdoor

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    Commenting on the deal, Hisayuki Idekoba (Deko), chief operating officer of Recruit Holdings and head of the company's HR technology segment, said: " Glassdoor's database of employer information and the job search capabilities of Indeed complement each other well".
  • Attorney general resigns after 4 women accuse him of abuse

    Attorney general resigns after 4 women accuse him of abuse

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    The special prosecutor's jurisdiction will displace and supersede the jurisdiction of the New York County District Attorney's Office ("DANY"), as there appears, at a minimum, an appearance of a conflict of interest with the attorney general's office, which is now investigating the relationship and actions between DANY and the New York Police Department and their handling of alleged illegal acts including sexual harassment and assault, by producer Harvey Weinstein.
  • Probe launched against Nawaz over media reports

    Probe launched against Nawaz over media reports

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    The prime minister while addressing the National Assembly alleged that the institution [NAB] has overstepped its domain. Instead of verifying the data from World Bank and State Bank of Pakistan , the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) issued a premature statement making sure not to miss an opportunity to name and shame the politicians.
  • France says Iran deal 'not dead' as Macron to call Rouhani

    France says Iran deal 'not dead' as Macron to call Rouhani

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    Emmanuel Macron , the French President, said that Britain, Germany, and France are regretting the Trump's decision and the nuclear non-proliferation era is at stake. Iranian officials have warned that they will ramp up Tehran's nuclear program if the deal collapses, to achieve a more advanced level than before the deal.
  • Cong petitions EC over recovery of voter ID cards in K'taka

    Cong petitions EC over recovery of voter ID cards in K'taka

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    Continuing his attack against Congress , PM said that people have rejected Congress in the country and they will also uproot it in upcoming assembly polls in Karnataka . He thinks if he speaks against Congress, against Siddaramaiah, his party will be benefited. # 11:30 AM: Rahul's ready for PM remark, shows his arrogance: Yesterday someone made an important declaration- he said, "I am going to be PM!" # 02:00 PM: After visiting a temple, Rahul Gandhi also visited the Dargah of Hazrat ...
  • BJP rakes up Sonia Gandhi's Italian origin ahead of her Karnataka visit

    BJP rakes up Sonia Gandhi's Italian origin ahead of her Karnataka visit

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    The prime minister asked the gathering whether it was not a reflection of the Congress president's "arrogance". "Thousands of voter ID cards were seized, 1 lakh voters slips were seized in just one place. His only accomplishment in the last four years was to have undone the good work of the previous Congress governments, she said. Modi told an election rally here.
  • Wall St remains lower after Trump quits Iran deal

    Wall St remains lower after Trump quits Iran deal

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    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index rose 6 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,678 as of 11:26 a.m. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 94 points, or 0.4 percent, to 24,357. Cognizant Technology Solutions slid 5.2 percent to $77.86 after the information technology consulting firm's earnings outlook for the current quarter was below analysts' forecasts.
  • Zimbabwean bride marries few days after crocodile bit her arm off

    Zimbabwean bride marries few days after crocodile bit her arm off

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    The 27-year-old, who reportedly works for the National Citizen Service, told the paper: "She's been so fearless and to be able to get married just five days after this happened is unbelievable". Fox said a helicopter arrived within minutes to rush Ndlovu to a hospital. While others were able to escape to the safety of the riverbank, Zanele, who became Mrs Ndlovu-Fox on Saturday, was attacked.
  • Trump Threatens To Take Away 'Fake News' Credentials

    Trump Threatens To Take Away 'Fake News' Credentials

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    Conservative firebrand Matt Drudge says he fears that President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the media will result in all reporters having to "licensed". In the study , the authors said the "liberal media's war" against Mr Trump was "as fierce as ever" during the first four months of 2018. " Take away credentials? " he proposed.
  • LDS Church announces end to relationship with Boy Scouts of America

    LDS Church announces end to relationship with Boy Scouts of America

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    The religion will move its remaining boys into its own scouting-type program. The Boy Scouts serves about 330,000 Mormon youths, and the Mormon church is one of its largest sponsors. The Cub Scouts program, for children ages 5-10, will not undergo a name change. The organization says it has almost 2.3 million youth members, a decrease from the 2.8 million members in 2012.
  • Europe Cannot Save Iran Nuclear Deal: IRGC Chief

    Europe Cannot Save Iran Nuclear Deal: IRGC Chief

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    On the other hand, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, said that the nuclear deal was not in favor of the Islamic Republic since the very first day. government's unilateral move to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). "IAEA inspectors now spend 3,000 calendar days per year on the ground in Iran", said Amano back then, adding that JCPOA's failure "would be a great loss for nuclear verification and for multilateralism".
  • Mike Pence's brother wins Republican nomination for Indiana cong

    Mike Pence's brother wins Republican nomination for Indiana cong

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    Luke Messer (R-in) who is running for Senate. His closest GOP rival was Muncie entrepreneur Jonathan Lamb, who loaned his campaign around $800,000 in an effort to keep pace with Pence. Pence, 61, is the eldest of six siblings, a successful businessman, and a former Marine. The seat is now represented by Republican Luke Messer, who is running for U.S.
  • 3rd LD: 5 policemen, 1 terrorist killed in prison riot in Indonesia

    3rd LD: 5 policemen, 1 terrorist killed in prison riot in Indonesia

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    However, authorities rejected a claim from the Islamic State (IS) group made through its Amaq News Agency that it was responsible for the riot. An armored vehicle is parked outside the headquarters of Mobile Brigade, an elite Indonesian police force, following a riot at the detention center inside the compound in Depok , West Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
  • Montenegro: Investigative Journalist Shot and Wounded

    Montenegro: Investigative Journalist Shot and Wounded

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    Olivera Lakic, a journalist with the Montenegrin daily Vijesti , was shot in the leg on Tuesday in front of her apartment building in the centre of the capital, Podgorica. Jovovic said in comments published on the Vijesti website. Many stories that she wrote, that point to criminal activity, have not been investigated at all.
  • Shiv Sena fields Shrinivas Vanaga

    Shiv Sena fields Shrinivas Vanaga

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    Shrinivas Wanga submitted his nomination papers today. Asked why the party could not find a single candidate from among their own cadre, Mr. Fadnavis said that BJP prefers taking in all those work for the betterment of the society. Reacting to it, Kayande said if the BJP was keen on nominating a member of the Wanga family, it could have done so long back. In a sharp reaction to Modi's criticism of Gandhi and terming his statement "sheer arrogance", the Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha member and ...
  • Donald Trump pulls United States out of Iran nuclear deal

    Donald Trump pulls United States out of Iran nuclear deal

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    Iran's surge of exports was likely an "attempt to beat the sanctions ", Smith said. He said that because of limits on worldwide inspectors, they are "not able to prevent, detect or punish cheating" by Iran and "don't have the unqualified right to inspect many important locations" including military bases.
  • 5.5-magnitude quake hits parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    5.5-magnitude quake hits parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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    Tremors were felt in Chitral, Batkhela, Bunir, Swat, Shangla, Malakand, Dir and Swabi districts among other areas of the province. At least ten children were injured after a stampede occurred in three-storey Government Model School near Tankhi Bazaar in Bannu.
  • Casualties feared as twin explosions rock Kabul

    Casualties feared as twin explosions rock Kabul

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    Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the station, triggering an intense gunfight. Suicide bombers and gunmen on Wednesday launched an apparent coordinated attack on two police stations in Kabul .
  • Burt Reynolds in Talks to Join Quentin Tarantino's 'Manson' Movie

    Burt Reynolds in Talks to Join Quentin Tarantino's 'Manson' Movie

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    The cast for Quentin Tarantino's next film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood , continues to grow. In addition to Reynolds, the production also reportedly will add Tim Roth , Kurt Russell and Michael Madsen to the cast. Still no mention of a possible actor to play Charles Manson - word is he'll hold a small cameo role in the finished drama - though Spahn will no doubt be a prominent player for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood .
  • Voters pass Cabell County Schools Excess Levy

    Voters pass Cabell County Schools Excess Levy

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    This is the first "new money" that the district has asked for since 2010 - also the longest that the Solon schools have gone without a new levy. Meanwhile, the enrollment in the high schools has grown by more than 100 students in the past three years.
  • Ekiti 2018- PDP Primary: Olusola, Fayose's man emerges PDP candidate

    Ekiti 2018- PDP Primary: Olusola, Fayose's man emerges PDP candidate

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    Kolapo Olusola Eleka, as his adopted candidate for 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State. "We can only hope such free and fair election is replicated in Osun and the country in general". According to Olujimi, "for the benefit of our party, I offer myself as a sacrificial lamb to make our party great". Prior to the election, Governor Fayose had stated alleged plans by some hoodlums to disrupt the exercise.
  • United States ex-cop due in court over Justine Damond death

    United States ex-cop due in court over Justine Damond death

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    An omnibus hearing will be held on Tuesday in Hennepin County. Noor didn't enter a formal plea in front of the judge, but his attorneys filed paperwork last month which details he plans on pleading not guilty, citing self-defense and reasonable force.
  • In Syria reported two dead in Israeli strike

    In Syria reported two dead in Israeli strike

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    Israel is bracing for a possible Iranian "revenge" attack for an alleged Israeli attack on an Iranian base in Syria last month in which nine Iranian commanders are said to have been killed. "In light of what is now happening in Syria, it is necessary to ensure the continued co-ordination between the Russian military and the IDF", he said.
  • Natural disaster of magnitude 6.2 strikes in Tajikistan; felt in Pakistan, India

    Natural disaster of magnitude 6.2 strikes in Tajikistan; felt in Pakistan, India

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    Mild tremors jolted north India on Wednesday shaking the national capital as well. Warning people to stay vigilant of the inclement weather, the official said that a spell of very light rain would sweep across Delhi-NCR. " Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit Afghanistan-Tajikistan-Pakistan region". Earlier in the day, a 5.5-magnitude quake jolted northwest Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, injuring at least nine children and causing panic among the residents, news agencies reported.