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The group has fought the federal government for over a decade with the goal of forcefully taking over control of Somalia and governing it as an Islamic state. Under Islamic law, men can have up to four wives, but women are banned from having more than one husband, and a divorce is only granted with permission from the husband or a religious court, reports the BBC .
  • GM, Seoul Agree to $7 Billion Bailout for South Korea Unit

    GM, Seoul Agree to $7 Billion Bailout for South Korea Unit

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    Workers and management reached a deal last month on job and welfare payment cuts and a wage freeze across the firm, paving the way for Thursday's announcement. "I expect GM to restructure its South Korean unit on a regular basis", stated Lee Hang-koo, a senior researcher at the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade.
  • Adamawa APC cracks over Ward congresses

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    Governor Ahmed noted that the peaceful conduct of the ward congresses in the state was a clear demonstration of loyalty and commitment of APC leadership in the state to the ideals of the party and reflection of inclusive leadership style in the state.
  • DOJ Grants GOP Leaders Nunes, Gowdy Classified Briefing

    DOJ Grants GOP Leaders Nunes, Gowdy Classified Briefing

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    The briefing was a direct result of a meeting at the White House earlier this week between Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , his deputy Ed O'Callahan and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly , FOX News said on Wednesday. "We are entitled to it", said Rep. Peter King of NY, a Republican who sits on the committee. However, the Justice Department has been hesitant to comply with his request, warning that turning over the material could risk lives.
  • Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont rejects his re-appointment as next leader

    Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont rejects his re-appointment as next leader

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    In a video statement from Germany, he proposed political newcomer Quim Torra as his successor. Madrid successfully requested the Constitutional Court to cancel a reform voted for last week by Catalonia's majority separatist parliament that would allow Puigdemont - now in self-exile overseas - to be appointed president without having to be present.
  • Sites selected for program aimed at expanding drone flights

    Sites selected for program aimed at expanding drone flights

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    The UAS IPP is an opportunity for state, local and tribal governments to partner with private sector entities to engage with the federal government to promote the use of drone technology, address concerns related to their deployment and generate data to inform smart public policy.
  • Trump and Kim to meet in Singapore on June 12

    Trump and Kim to meet in Singapore on June 12

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    Trump and his wife, Melania, boarded the plane that carried the three men. Pompeo's plane is expected to arrive at Andrews first, followed by a military medical plane carrying the three men who had been imprisoned. State Department officials have taken great pains to keep three former North Korean detainees sequestered as they are flown back to the mainland United States.
  • MTN may lose billions in Iran after new U.S. sanctions

    MTN may lose billions in Iran after new U.S. sanctions

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    In 2018, MTN group repatriated some historic dividends of 104 million dollars as well as 88 million euros, leaving a balance of 200 million Euros. Trump on Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum withdrawing from the 2015 agreement and said he is planning to reinstall sanctions on the Iranian regime.
  • Apologise, Karnataka CM tells Modi, BJP in legal notice over graft allegations

    Apologise, Karnataka CM tells Modi, BJP in legal notice over graft allegations

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    She is more Indian than many Indians I see. Throughout the day, a Congress leader thinks only about one thing - how to be the Prime Minister? He explains that he can "see it in [Modi's] face". Instead, he said that if his party get majority in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections and people chose him as their leader, then he will become prime minister of the country.
  • Woman's racist rant in a Denny's restaurant goes viral

    Woman's racist rant in a Denny's restaurant goes viral

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    It's then soon revealed what started the confrontation, as the woman accuses one of them of eyeing her, and the racism card is thrown around both ways. "She is what she is to herself, and I hope at some point in life she realizes that whatever she has inside of her is all hate and she needs to maybe get rid of some", he said.
  • Zarif says USA withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal is unlawful

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    The release further stated that such an action would undermine the confidence of worldwide communities in such treaties. "Arbitrarily rescinding such agreements will undermine confidence in the value of dialogue and diplomacy in the conduct of worldwide relations and the peaceful resolution of disputes", it added.
  • Bhangra Ta Sajda song is a ideal dance track! Watch

    Bhangra Ta Sajda song is a ideal dance track! Watch

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    Titled " Bhangra Ta Sajda ", the song is extremely peppy and is flawless for this wedding season. The song is picturised during a sangeet (it appears so) and introduces the glamorous Veeres Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor , Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania next.
  • US, UAE Act to Disrupt Funding for Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps

    US, UAE Act to Disrupt Funding for Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps

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    The 6 individuals and 3 entities were sanctioned under United States regulations targeting specially designated global terrorist suspects and Iranian financial activity, the Treasury said. Funds used to support proxy wars. "We are intent on cutting off IRGC revenue streams wherever their source and whatever their destination", he said.
  • Hokies finish 10th in NCAA Austin Regional

    Hokies finish 10th in NCAA Austin Regional

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    Junior Sarah Rhee finished four shots behind her to end the round in a three-way tie for third at 5-under 67. Kali Trautman is also tied for 10th place with a 2-over first round. Making her NCAA regional debut, freshman Jaravee Boonchant tied for 23rd. Fiona (Liddell), for her to start feeling bad the middle of the round and have to stay out on the golf course and gut out pars for three more hours is really hard to do.
  • Young Arabs vote the UAE as best place to live

    Young Arabs vote the UAE as best place to live

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    The United Arab Emirates retains its position as the top country Arab youth would like to live in and want their own countries to emulate for the seventh year running, according to the survey. Some 35 percent chose the UAE, followed by the USA and Canada on 18 percent. But the United States has fallen to number 11 in the ranking, falling out of the top five countries for the very first time.
  • BJP Rejects PDP Led Call for 'Unilateral Ceasefire'

    BJP Rejects PDP Led Call for 'Unilateral Ceasefire'

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    Mufti added that by considering this recommendation of a unilateral ceasefire, the Centre will be providing relief to the people who face difficulties on daily basis due to encounters and ceasefire violations. The meeting also pushed for dialogue with Pakistan. NC leader Ali Mohammad Sagar said the state government must take urgent steps to defuse the situation in the Valley.
  • Deepika Padukone makes repping India at the Cannes look great

    Deepika Padukone makes repping India at the Cannes look great

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    She wore diamond jewellery and red high-heels to compliment the outfit . Before walking the red carpet, the actress shared a picture all dressed up and captioned it: "Ready to rock and roll". She stood on a pair of nude stilettoes while posing in the balcony. As for her hair, it was done by Gabriel Georgiou who swept her hair to one side and gave it wavy touch towards the end.
  • Trump tweets 5 key ISIS leaders captured

    Trump tweets 5 key ISIS leaders captured

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    The three Americans formerly held hostage in North Korea gesture next to U.S.President Donald Trump, upon their arrival at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., May 10, 2018 . Hashimi referred to Eithawi and Jamal as "the two most senior Islamic State figures ever to be captured alive". But the militants still pose a threat along the border with Syria and have continued to carry out ambushes, killings and bombings across Iraq.
  • Iran-Atomabkommen: Schweiz zeigt sich besorgt

    Iran-Atomabkommen: Schweiz zeigt sich besorgt

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    Nach dem Ausstieg am Dienstagabend drückten sie "Bedauern und Sorge" aus und kündigten an, sich zusammen für den Erhalt der Vereinbarung einsetzen zu wollen. Der Iran sagte: nein. Es wurden gemeinsame Positionspapiere geschrieben, doch wie weit gelten sie jetzt noch? Die Internationale Atomenergiebehörde hat das bestätigt, dass sich der Iran an die Vereinbarungen gehalten hat.
  • Extra security for Sundowns against Barcelona, minister assures fans

    Extra security for Sundowns against Barcelona, minister assures fans

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    Motsepe warned fans that tickets were selling at a staggering rate and if they meant to witness the match they should purchase them as soon as possible. "As a foundation and the Motsepe family, we are honoured to inspire young South Africans through football". Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, but it appears the match has been brought forward because of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russian Federation.
  • Baltimore county executive Kevin Kamenetz dies suddenly

    Baltimore county executive Kevin Kamenetz dies suddenly

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    Baltimore County officials said Kamenetz woke up in his Owings Mills home at 2 a.m. and felt sick. Baltimore County police said he died at the University of Maryland St. Valerie Ervin, a Montgomery County councilmember, was Kamenetz's running mate. "We really don't know how to put it into words", he told the Sun .
  • Woman accused of stalking Paradise Valley man, took bath in home

    Woman accused of stalking Paradise Valley man, took bath in home

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    Don't ever try to leave me... She is charged with threatening, stalking, harassment and failure to appear charges. "I'll kill you.... I don't wanna be a murderer". The victim told police sometimes she would send up to 500 texts a day. In July 2017, she was reportedly found trespassing on his property after he stated he didn't want to speak with her.
  • Bill to temporarily restrict gun possession stalls in Colorado legislature

    Bill to temporarily restrict gun possession stalls in Colorado legislature

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    Joann Ginal (D-Larimer), after the bill made it through the House. Special thanks to those legislators who continued to support your Right to Keep and Bear arms by voting "no" on House Bill 1436 . Gun control groups have been pushing for a red flag bill in Colorado for months, and a recently released poll indicated there's broad support for the concept among likely Colorado voters.
  • Africa mosque attack, 2 others injured

    Africa mosque attack, 2 others injured

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    He said all the three were seriously injured, with two in a critical condition. A section of the mosque was set ablaze and smoke was billowing from the side of the building, Balram said. "They allegedly attacked three people and stabbed them". KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said police were investigating three counts of attempted murder and arson.
  • Iraq used Baghdadi aide's cell phone to capture top Daesh commanders

    Iraq used Baghdadi aide's cell phone to capture top Daesh commanders

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    In a tweet this afternoon, the U.S. leader said: "Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured!" The operation tracked senior Isis leaders who had been in hiding in Syria and Turkey, the report said. The other three field commanders were identified as Syrian Mohamed al-Qadeer as well as Omar al-Karbouli and Essam al-Zawbai, who are both of Iraqi descent.
  • Steve Smith, David Warner cleared to play Australian club cricket

    Steve Smith, David Warner cleared to play Australian club cricket

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    Speaking to 9News Langer said he recalled his early days walking into the Australian team changerooms and seeing the likes of Allan Border, Steve Waugh, David Boon, Ian Healy, and Bobby Simpson. But Test skipper Paine, who this week was named interim one-day worldwide captain for next month's tour of England, said the comments were unfair and he would welcome Warner's back.
  • Massive sinkhole opens on New Zealand dairy farm

    Massive sinkhole opens on New Zealand dairy farm

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    They were fortunately able to avoid falling into the deep chasm, and once the sun game up the enormity of the size of the sinkhole shocked all who saw it. Volcanologist Bradley Scott, of New Zealand research institute GNS Science , called this one "pretty spectacular". According to brad Scott , similar cracks in this area are not uncommon.
  • Trump backs plan to attach RINs to exported biofuels - senator

    Trump backs plan to attach RINs to exported biofuels - senator

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    No RIN cap & got E15 yr round. Ernst said allowing year-round sale of E15 "will drive up domestic ethanol production and consumption" while helping to "maintain already low prices" for fuel credits that oil refiners must buy if they can't blend ethanol into their fuels.
  • Mostly sunny skies with a high of 85 in Boulder today

    Mostly sunny skies with a high of 85 in Boulder today

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    The front could spark a few storms along the Kansas-Nebraska state line into Saturday morning, then eventually bring "cooler" temps to everyone through this Mother's Day weekend. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. Expect 10 to 20 millimetres. Mostly clear and breezy. Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.
  • Europeans scramble to save Iran deal after Trump reneges

    Europeans scramble to save Iran deal after Trump reneges

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    It is true that the Iran deal had trade-offs, as most deals with adversaries tend to do. Another troubling aspect of the JCPOA is that the United Nations' International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors aren't allowed to check Iranian military sites .
  • The last-ditch effort for a government in Italy

    The last-ditch effort for a government in Italy

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    The possibility emerges now that Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia will stand aside, providing the government with parliamentary support but without assuming a role. Forza Italia faces a lose-lose situation. The 5-Stars consider Forza Italia part of the establishment politics the movement abhors. M5S leader Luigi Di Maio and League chief Matteo Salvini met at the lower house Chamber of Deputies on Thursday morning.
  • Syria blames Israel for missile strike near Damascus

    Syria blames Israel for missile strike near Damascus

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    Meanwhile, the Israeli army warned against any further attack, saying "the IDF is prepared for a wide variety of scenarios" and will meet any attack "with force and determination". Russian Federation is reported to have been informed in advance of the Israeli attack. "At approximately 10 minutes past midnight, forces belonging to the Iranian Quds fired approximately 20 projectiles, majority are probably rockets but that is yet to be determined, towards the forward line of (Israeli) ...
  • Who is Kimberly Guilfoyle? Donald Trump Jr

    Who is Kimberly Guilfoyle? Donald Trump Jr

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    According to Mediaite , multiple sources have confirmed that the president's 40-year-old son has been seeing Guilfoyle , 49, over the past few weeks while settling his ongoing divorce proceedings. Newsom is now the lieutenant governor of California. GQ magazine says the style evokes Hollywood's image of evil Wall Street bankers but that's a topic for another time.
  • McCain Wants Senators To Vote Against Haspel's Nomination

    McCain Wants Senators To Vote Against Haspel's Nomination

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    Senate Armed Services Committee chair McCain, who was tortured while being held prisoner in North Vietnam, is battling brain cancer and is unlikely to vote on Haspel's nomination, but is a widely-respected elder statesman in USA politics whose views carry significant weight.
  • 5.5-magnitude quake hits Pakistan

    5.5-magnitude quake hits Pakistan

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    The panic-stricken children rushed out of the three-story building with taking to the stairs while few jumped out from second, third floor. - An official says a magnitude 5.5 natural disaster has rattled northwest Pakistan , causing panic but there's no immediate word about damage or casualties.
  • Honour killing: Italian-Pakistani Sana was strangled, says forensic report

    Honour killing: Italian-Pakistani Sana was strangled, says forensic report

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    It is to be mentioned here that police launched an investigation into the death of Sana Cheema - of Pakistani origin and believed to have been in her mid-twenties - after allegations she had been murdered went viral online. According to reports, Cheema had been living in Italy since 2002 and was to return to Italy on April 19 but she was killed a day prior to her return.
  • Michelle Wolf Tells Seth Meyers

    Michelle Wolf Tells Seth Meyers "Every Single Person Loved" Her WHCD Gig

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    And she was like, "I loved it so much. Like, maybe she's born with it, maybe it's lies". "Well, you know, you give the best information you have at the time", Wolf explained, stealing material from Sanders. I said she burns facts and uses the ash to create a *perfect* smoky eye. With four years of working on shows including, THE DAILY SHOW and Late Night w/ Seth Meyers , it's now Michelle's turn to host and her new weekly show will take a break from the seriousness of today's late ...