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China not trying to 'replace America': foreign minister

China not trying to 'replace America': foreign minister

On Thursday, Wang tried to strike a balance between reassurance and assertiveness, as Beijing deals with pressure from countries like the USA to change its behaviour. China remains committed to non-...

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Anti-establishment parties vie for power after inconclusive vote

Anti-establishment parties vie for power after inconclusive vote

But League leader Matteo Salvini made the same claim. With the vote count well advanced and full results due later on Monday, it looked nearly certain that none of the three main factions woul...

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Florida shooting: Gun control law moves step closer

Florida shooting: Gun control law moves step closer

The legislation creates a three-day wait period for gun purchases and raises the minimum age for all gun purchases to 21 years old. On the same day the vote happened, students at New Smyrna Beac...

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New York City appoints first ever Night Mayor

New York City appoints first ever Night Mayor

The self-described "New York nightlife preservationist" envisioned Sutra as "a common ground for the diverse expression of NY, from hip-hop to rock music to reggae to Bollywood", she told Bedford + Bo...

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Supreme Court upholds Hadiya's marriage, sets aside Kerala HC order

Supreme Court upholds Hadiya's marriage, sets aside Kerala HC order

The SC also observed that the HC should not have annulled the marriage in a habeas corpus petition. The bench set aside a May 2017 order by the Kerala High Court annulling their marriage. He was res...

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What the Texas Primaries Might Tell us About the Midterm Elections

What the Texas Primaries Might Tell us About the Midterm Elections

Even with a super-energized base, he only got 641,000 votes, less than half of Cruz's total. Ted Cruz sounded the alarm to Republicans . Democrats haven't won a statewide office in Texas sinc...

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Statue vandalism Row: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi damaged in Thaliparamba

Statue vandalism Row: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi damaged in Thaliparamba

Police officials in Kannur were informed of the crime by onlookers after the miscreant fled the scene. A senior police officer said they have identified a person from the CCTV cameras installed ne...

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Another storm moves up US East Coast dumping snow, knocking out power

Another storm moves up US East Coast dumping snow, knocking out power

Airlines had canceled 2,677 flights as of 3:45 p.m. local time, according to FlightAware , an airline tracking service. The storm spread with varying degrees of intensity across the north-east, fro...

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How Neymar reacted to PSG's Champions League elimination

How Neymar reacted to PSG's Champions League elimination

The French League 1 leaders were knocked out in the last 16 by Real Madrid 5-2 on aggregate. "They encouraged us throughout, sang right to the very end, tried to turn things around, but we didn't do...

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Philippine congressional panel finds probable cause to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice

Philippine congressional panel finds probable cause to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice

Alvarez said there remains no timeframe for the Lower House to complete its work on the Sereno impeachment case but assured a fast resolution "as much as possible". Since taking office in mid-2016, Du...

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Star prosecution witness to testify in Avenfield properties case today

Star prosecution witness to testify in Avenfield properties case today

But it had become clear that the Accountability Court in Islamabad would not be able to wrap up the proceedings on time. The deadline was extended after the accountability court requested the top co...

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Investors Spotlight: Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), Accenture plc

For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 24 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $1.68 per share. Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has risen 26.77% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm has ...

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Oscars Avoids 'Envelopegate' As The Shape Of Water Wins Best Picture

Oscars Avoids 'Envelopegate' As The Shape Of Water Wins Best Picture

The award ceremony was hosted by talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel for the second time in a row. Alexandre Desplat won best original score for The Shape of Water at the Academy Awards on Sunday nigh...

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Syrian troops hold over half of eastern Ghouta

Syrian troops hold over half of eastern Ghouta

State-run TV said residents there welcomed the arrival of Assad forces. The symbolic mark was reached "after forces retook Al-Ashaari and Beit Sawa towns as well as farmland in the centre and north ...

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Dawood Ibrahim's top aide deported

Dawood Ibrahim's top aide deported

Interpol describes him as a person of "flabby build", with "protruding eyes" set in an "oval face". Takla is now at the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) office in Mumbai and will be produced ...

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Drone shot down by Pakistan at LOC

Drone shot down by Pakistan at LOC

According to ISPR, the drone was shot down at the Charikot sector at the Line of Control. "The Pakistanis used small arms, automatics and mortars to target defence and civilian facilities in these a...

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Florida House passes new bill to consolidate accreditation

Florida House passes new bill to consolidate accreditation

That amounts to about 0.3 percent of the next budget . "In the end, when they could no longer walk and take care of themselves, both wanted the choice to die with dignity", Nakamura said. "Where ...

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Wednesday forecast: sunny and windy, high 50

Wednesday forecast: sunny and windy, high 50

The National Weather Service' updated forecast is looking at winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour with a band of moderate to briefly heavy snow falling over southern Wisconsin late in the afternoon i...

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Lillard pours in 37 as Blazers rout Knicks

Lillard pours in 37 as Blazers rout Knicks

CJ McCollum added 19 points for the Blazers, on their longest winning streak since winning nine in a row in 2014. NY has won just one of its last 14 games. "It'll be a good test", Blazers coach Terr...

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"No buscamos una guerra comercial", dice secretario de Comercio de EEUU

Dos miembros del gabinete del presidente Donald Trump indicaron que el miércoles que Canadá y México podrían quedar exentos de los nuevos aranceles al acero y al aluminio , una posible mone...

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Democratic turnout could signal blue wave in November - but not in Texas

Democratic turnout could signal blue wave in November - but not in Texas

Sessions was first elected to Congress in 2002 and his district includes cities in both Dallas and Collin Counties, including Highland Park and Richardson. are ripe to be flipped to the (Democrats)", ...

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Trump Jokes About Becoming 'President For Life' In Private Dinner

Trump Jokes About Becoming 'President For Life' In Private Dinner

US Representative Ro Khanna, a Democrat, said on Twitter that "whether this was a joke or not, talking about being President for life like Xi Jinping is the most unAmerican sentiment expressed by ...

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Florida Lawmaker On School Shooting Survivors: 'Adults Make The Laws'

Florida Lawmaker On School Shooting Survivors: 'Adults Make The Laws'

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a prominent gun control advocate, also sponsored the legislation but, like other Democrats , favored stricter reforms. Gun control measures in the bill , which passed...

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This Nor'easter Has The Potential To Produce Epic Thundersnow

This Nor'easter Has The Potential To Produce Epic Thundersnow

People have already taken to Twitter with reports of hearing the phenomenon. " Thundersnow " is the name given to a snow storm that is accompanied by thunder and lightning. At this point it looks l...

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More Democrats voted early in Texas Primary

More Democrats voted early in Texas Primary

Progressive Democrats made some inroads in Texas on Tuesday's Election Day, with a few winning U.S. House primaries or moving to runoffs that will be held later this spring. But Democrats are closin...

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Winter Storm Warning for Providence Area

Winter Storm Warning for Providence Area

Utilities are racing to restore power to tens of thousands of customers in the Northeast still without electricity after last week's storm, the Associated Press said. However, Dean predicted that th...

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Republican pushback on tariffs gathers steam as Trump stands firm

Republican pushback on tariffs gathers steam as Trump stands firm

Ryan (R-Wis.), said in a statement Monday.... The president says during an Oval Office meeting with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he doesn't expect to have a trade war as a result ...

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Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi wins prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize

Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi wins prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize

Doshi who worked with Le Corbusier was supervising his designs for the city of Chandigarh in India . Yet because Doshi's extensive body of work, numbering about 100 buildings, is located entirely...

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Italian Elections Unfold Unpredictably, Voters Reject Five Star Coalition

Italian Elections Unfold Unpredictably, Voters Reject Five Star Coalition

The good news of the weekend was that a new coalition government led by Merkel was finally approved by members of her partner Social Democratic Party - the result of an election last September i...

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Pak approves India's proposals about exchange of prisoners: FO

Pak approves India's proposals about exchange of prisoners: FO

It said that Asif expressed the hope that India would positively reciprocate Pakistan's proposals, in the spirit that they have been made. India proposed the exchanges on "humanitarian grounds" woul...

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Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

With 2.26M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their MMC's short positions. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC ) by 5.6% in the fourth quarter, according to it...

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Should You Hold Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN)

Amgen, Inc . The company has a market capitalization of $137,000.50, a PE ratio of 74.07, a PEG ratio of 2.27 and a beta of 1.37. The stock increased 0.38% or $0.34 during the last trading session, re...

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Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School i

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade made a surprise visit to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, the site of a mass shooting that killed 17 people at the Parkland, Florida , school o...

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Marvin Bagley Leads Three Duke Players with All-ACC Honors

Marvin Bagley Leads Three Duke Players with All-ACC Honors

There's a good chance Louisville will be playing in Rupp Arena in the regional semifinals/final round March 23 and March 25 if it wins its first two NCAA games . Houston at Oklahoma City, TNT, 7 p....

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U.S. attorney general to Oakland mayor: 'How dare you'

U.S. attorney general to Oakland mayor: 'How dare you'

He was speaking of Schaaf's decision to warn her city of the pending ICE operation beginning on February 25, advising immigrants of their legal rights if immigration agents should come knocking at the...

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China urged to get behind scrapping term limits for president Xi Jinping

China urged to get behind scrapping term limits for president Xi Jinping

As Xi looked on from a stage dominated by mostly male party leaders in dark suits, a constitutional amendment to scrap the two-term limit for the presidency was read out to the chamber, prompting ferv...

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8 die as Russian helicopter crashes in Chechnya

8 die as Russian helicopter crashes in Chechnya

According to the source, the emergency response group hasn't reached the scene of the crash yet. "The crash occurred at about 10:59 a.m. Moscow time [7:59 GMT]". "Two medical brigades have been sent...

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Suit accusing U.S. government of ignoring climate change allowed to move forward

Suit accusing U.S. government of ignoring climate change allowed to move forward

United States youth climate case on Wednesday, denying the government's writ of mandamus request and allowing the landmark lawsuit to proceed toward trial . The ruling also pointed out that Congress ...

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KIIT, KISS Founder Achyuta Samanta joins BJD

KIIT, KISS Founder Achyuta Samanta joins BJD

Political observers said though there were many aspirants for the three Rajya Sabha seat, Mr Patnaik chose Prashant Nanda as the candidate as award for his performance in Bijepur by election and Sunde...

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Oneida County Woman Killed In Thruway Crash

Lopez' vehicle then came to rest facing south, blocking both lanes of traffic. Surindra Phulnauth, 47 of the Bronx, was driving behind the vehicle in a 2015 Freightliner tractor-trailer, troopers sa...

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