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Two people have been shot outside a bank in Zurich

Two people have been shot outside a bank in Zurich

Images from the scene show two bodies lying on the floor outside a UBS Bank in the Swiss economic centre. Eyewitnesses reported hearing about five shots before as many as 15 police vehicles descende...

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Local parents, students mixed on Trump's guns in school proposal

Local parents, students mixed on Trump's guns in school proposal

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer condemned LaPierre's comments and said the NRA was "once again spewing pathetic, out of touch ideas, blaming everything but guns". At a White House meeting late ...

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Killed in Mogadishu Blasts

Killed in Mogadishu Blasts

The first blast went off at about 6:30 p.m., followed minutes later by a second explosion, both near up-market hotels, the intelligence agency headquarters and the president's home. "The security forc...

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Merkel hopes United Nations will agree on Syria ceasefire this evening

Merkel hopes United Nations will agree on Syria ceasefire this evening

More than 400 civilians have been killed in a five-day assault by Syrian government and Russian forces on a rebel-held enclave that had past year been designated as a "de-escalation zone", reports s...

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'Good for Britain' if I was prime minister: EU's Juncker

Cuts to agricultural funds and payments to poorer regions have already been mooted in Brussels . Last time it took the European Union more than two years to reach an accord on the spending plan. It c...

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White House on LOCKDOWN after auto RAMS security barrier

White House on LOCKDOWN after auto RAMS security barrier

THE White House is on lockdown after a vehicle slammed through a security barrier leading to cops detaining a woman. No law enforcement officials were injured, the Secret Service said. President Don...

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Minneapolis Mayor: Students in walkout are NRA's 'worst nightmare'

Minneapolis Mayor: Students in walkout are NRA's 'worst nightmare'

Students throughout Broward County, Florida, walked out of classrooms on Wednesday (Feb. 21) to protest, and Travis wrote that he had been informed Wednesday morning that Yorkville students were plann...

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Hero German shepherd beaten, shot while protecting teen during home invasion

Hero German shepherd beaten, shot while protecting teen during home invasion

Rex had suffered gunshot wounds to its neck and hind legs. Javier and his family believe it's a miracle the dog survived. 'My nephew was protected by his eternal friend, ' Mercado's aunt Susy Cadena...

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Supreme Court delays Alabama execution

Supreme Court delays Alabama execution

A devout Christian and retired executive, Kent Whitaker said he had forgiven his son and that his family did not want him to be executed. "Twenty-five years ago, Susan's life was suddenly and brutal...

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Mueller charges lawyer Alex Van Der Zwaan in USA election investigation

Mueller charges lawyer Alex Van Der Zwaan in USA election investigation

The plea also comes quickly on the heels of the stunning indictment last week that laid out a broad operation of election meddling by Russian Federation, which began in 2014, and employed fake social ...

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Trump Wants 'Comprehensive Background Checks' for Gun Buyers. What Does That Mean?

Seventeen people were killed at the high school when a gunman opened fire on students and teachers. "I think there a lot of people who- a lot of teachers who, if they aren't now trained, would be wi...

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NRA under fire: Organization weighs in on gun debate

NRA under fire: Organization weighs in on gun debate

But while LaPierre had plenty to say about protecting the Second Amendment and keeping schools armed to prevent further violence, he spent roughly as much time questioning the leadership of the Fede...

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Britain sees drop in net migration from the European Union

Britain sees drop in net migration from the European Union

It in fact seems to be becoming more and more clear that it is more about trying to win an internal battle within the Tory party, (the actual reason for the calling of the referendum in the first plac...

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More EU citizens leave United Kingdom but 220000 arrive

More EU citizens leave United Kingdom but 220000 arrive

However, the bloc has warned it may not that reach an agreement without an idea of the two sides' future ties, a solution to the conundrum over the border with European Union member Ireland and an a...

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WH: Russia, Syria 'on Notice' After New Brutal Bombings

WH: Russia, Syria 'on Notice' After New Brutal Bombings

The United Nations Security Council will vote on Friday on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day truce in Syria to allow aid deliveries and medical evacuations, but it was not immediately clear if...

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Investors take flight after Angry Birds maker warns on profit

Investors take flight after Angry Birds maker warns on profit

The maker of the mobile game Angry Birds slumped nearly 40% in Helsinki trading after analysts and investors were stunned by its low guidance for 2018. The company scored a success with the launch...

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Hunt: Showdown Arrives in Steam Early Access

Hunt: Showdown Arrives in Steam Early Access

Savage, nightmarish monsters roam the Louisiana swamps, and you are part of a group of rugged bounty hunters bound to rid the world of their ghastly presence. "It was essential for us in our continuin...

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US strikes gold in women's cross-country skiing

US strikes gold in women's cross-country skiing

Japan beat defending champion the Netherlands in an Olympic record to win the women's team pursuit , and the USA women picked up bronze. Women's halfpipe - Cassie Sharpe of Comox, B.C., wa...

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250 dead in Syria's Eastern Ghouta in 48 hours: Rights group

250 dead in Syria's Eastern Ghouta in 48 hours: Rights group

Russian Federation has rejected allegations it was responsible for the mounting civilian casualties in eastern Ghouta . The U.N. Security Council was considering a resolution, which Kuwait and Swed...

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Turkey navy 'threatens force' against Italy drillship: Cyprus

Turkey navy 'threatens force' against Italy drillship: Cyprus

Just days before that, Eni said that together with France's Total, it had made a promising gas discovery offshore Cyprus , confirming that the Zohr-like play-where Eni found the biggest gas depos...

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Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies Not Recognized in Iran: Central Bank

Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies Not Recognized in Iran: Central Bank

Nevertheless, government officials have now retracted those beliefs, in favor of creating their own cryptocurrency , which they believe could provide the same benefits, without jeopardizing their cit...

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Soldier injured in J&K gunfight

Soldier injured in J&K gunfight

The injured soldier was rushed to 92 Base Hospital where he was operated upon, they said. "The gunfight is going on in Paribal village", the police added. No casualties have been reported so far, the ...

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May U-Turn on Rights For EU Migrants After Brexit

May U-Turn on Rights For EU Migrants After Brexit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to unveil a competing vision of how Brexit should work in what is being billed as a significant address on Monday. "When we try to convince Prime Minister May to c...

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Elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23

Elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23

Besides, bye-election to the Rajya Sabha seat from Kerala which fell vacant due to the resignation of M P Veerendra Kumar on December 20, past year will be also held along with biennial election from ...

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Zero Hour: Campaigning Ends For Bijepur By

Zero Hour: Campaigning Ends For Bijepur By

Sahu for two days, most Ministers and senior BJD leaders remained camped in Bijepur. On the other hand, the Congress has fielded Pranaya Sahu, a farmer belonging to Kultha caste, a dominant caste in...

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United Kingdom criticised for South Africa terror warning

United Kingdom criticised for South Africa terror warning

The couple, a 74-year-old man who moved from Britain to South Africa in the 1970s and his South African-born wife, 63, both have British and South African nationalities. The FCO said terrorists were l...

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Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.09 EPS

It has outperformed by 68.76% the S&P500. New (WFC) by 5.36% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Caxton Assocs L P invested in 5,219 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Blackrock has ...

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N. Korea to send delegation to PyeongChang closing ceremony

N. Korea to send delegation to PyeongChang closing ceremony

The money was mostly spent on accommodation, transport and food for the four members of the delegation and their 18 staff members, an official at South Korea's Unification Ministry said on condition o...

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NAN Issues Statement on Tina Fontaine Verdict

NAN Issues Statement on Tina Fontaine Verdict

A Winnipeg jury has acquitted Raymond Cormier, 56, of the second-degree murder of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. It was wrapped in a duvet cover and weighed down with rocks. "We can no longer maintain the...

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Two injured in Louisiana University shooting

Two injured in Louisiana University shooting

A university spokeswoman said Friday morning (Feb. 23) that details remain sketchy. Authorities said there is no threat to the community or campus. Two people were taken to the hospital but are exp...

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Victims in shooting at Asbury Park home identified

Victims in shooting at Asbury Park home identified

The spokesperson said authorities are still looking for other suspects. School officials were alerted and the school was briefly placed on lockdown following the arrest. Acting Superintendent Sacha K....

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Philippines summons United States envoy over Duterte 'threat' report

Philippines summons United States envoy over Duterte 'threat' report

US envoy Sung Kim met Duterte's chief aide on Thursday to discuss the US "Worldwide Threat Assessment" released last week, the two nations said. The spokesperson was reacting to a report released ...

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No profiting from office, Trump Jr. says

No profiting from office, Trump Jr. says

As Trump Jr. arrived in India earlier this week, national newspaper ads encouraged buyers to sign up early for Trump-branded condos in Gurgaon - about 20 miles outside New Delhi. The eldest son of Pre...

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McArthur facing 6th murder charge as cops identify more remains

McArthur facing 6th murder charge as cops identify more remains

Both men vanished from Toronto's gay village in 2017. But at a press conference Friday, Idsinga said the analysis of fingerprints and dental records allowed police to identify Skandaraj Navaratnam a...

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European Union rejects three-pronged British approach to new ties after Brexit

Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry smiles on stage following her win at the Sobell Leisure Centre during the Islington South declaration on June 9, 2017 in Islington, England. The EU says Bri...

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Greitens releases statement following indictment

Greitens releases statement following indictment

That means he won't attend the group's meetings, which were being held during the National Governor's Association meeting. One of the key drivers was the surprise election of Eric Greitens as Governor...

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Eric Branch executed at Florida State Prison

Eric Branch executed at Florida State Prison

Reports state Branch carried out the crime on Morris in an attempt to steal her vehicle. The 21-year-old's naked body was found buried in a shallow grave near a nature trail. "She had been beaten, s...

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Man accused of stabbing 2-year-old son for 'keeping him awake'

Man accused of stabbing 2-year-old son for 'keeping him awake'

This was his first arrest in Chicago . Eddie Johnson told the Chicago Sun Times that the boy had been slashed across the throat and the wound was so deep that the child was almost decapitated. Th...

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US Embassy will move to Jerusalem in May

US Embassy will move to Jerusalem in May

While speaking in the Israeli parliament last month, US Vice President Mike Pence said the move would take place by the end of 2019. Two Trump administration officials said the new U.S. One official...

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'Britain doesn't want Brexit to damage security relations with Europe'

'Britain doesn't want Brexit to damage security relations with Europe'

The threat came following an eight hour gathering of senior Cabinet members, who met to find a united front on European Union withdrawal. "When we try to convince Prime Minister May to come forwar...

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