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Britain's May names new minister to try to end immigration scandal

Britain's May names new minister to try to end immigration scandal

Rudd was one of the most outspokenly pro-European members of May's cabinet. Britain's new Home Secretary , Sajid Javid , has pledged to do all he can to help victims of the Windrush scandal - mo...

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White man found guilty of assaulting black man at Charlottesville rally

White man found guilty of assaulting black man at Charlottesville rally

Harris reportedly suffered a broken arm, abrasions to the head that required eight staples and spinal injury. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that 23-year-old Jacob Scott Goodwin was convict...

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Unemployment rate drops to lowest in almost a decade

Unemployment rate drops to lowest in almost a decade

Employment rose strongly and labour force participation fell, helping to reduced the number of unemployed and underemployed workers . The seasonally adjusted underutilization rate fell to 11.9 perce...

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Georgia politician points shotgun at teen in polarizing gubernat

Georgia politician points shotgun at teen in polarizing gubernat

Sometimes, this dynamic, along with the desire to create memorably edgy or "funny" images in ads, has led candidates into risky territory. That's when the candidate closes the gun , aims it in the ...

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Mariners, A's to open 2019 season in Japan

Mariners, A's to open 2019 season in Japan

The postseason all-star tour of Japan is back for the first time since 2014, when a team that included Jose Altuve, Robinson Cano , Yasiel Puig and Evan Longoria made the trip to face a roster featur...

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Military Plane Crash in Georgia

Military Plane Crash in Georgia

Television footage of the crash site showed clouds of black smoke billowing into the air with fire equipment arriving at the scene. A tweet from the Savannah Professional Firefighters Association ad...

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Boy Scouts rolls out first campaign to recruit girls

Boy Scouts rolls out first campaign to recruit girls

Less than a year after the Boy Scouts of America chose to invite girls to join, the organization announced that it will refer to its older youth program as " Scouts BSA " starting in February 2019. Th...

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President Trump Swears In State Department Head

President Trump Swears In State Department Head

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , arriving for his first day at the State Department, said on Tuesday he would help the US diplomatic corps in "getting back our swagger" but offered few details abo...

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Prom Dress Sparks Debate of Cultural Appropriation on Twitter

Prom Dress Sparks Debate of Cultural Appropriation on Twitter

Daum, who said she bought the dress from a vintage store near her home, told GMA that she did some quick research on the dress after buying it. "It was absolutely handsome", Daum told The Washing...

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Federal Judge Orders Iran to Pay Billions to 9/11 Victims

Federal Judge Orders Iran to Pay Billions to 9/11 Victims

The court has found Iran, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the Central Bank of Iran guilty of killing more than 1,000 people and ordered the payment of an indemnity to the victims' p...

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Britain set for HOTTEST May Bank Holiday EVER

Britain set for HOTTEST May Bank Holiday EVER

But despite the good tidings, forecasters aren't expecting a repeat of April's record highs any time soon. Temperatures are forecast to soar for the three-day break, with the highest predicted in th...

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Day care claims 1-year-old's injuries were caused by another child

Day care claims 1-year-old's injuries were caused by another child

More than that, Ghebremichael told the Indianapolis police that the daycare worker Griffin punched was actually the one who separated the children after the attack. "If it was me or him, we would ...

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Toll from attack in Libyan capital rises to 11

Toll from attack in Libyan capital rises to 11

The attack comes as the United Nations has put pressure on Libya to hold elections by the end of the year. One image posted on social media showed thick black smoke rising from the election commissi...

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Now, Siddaramaiah throws a 15-minute challenge at PM Modi

Now, Siddaramaiah throws a 15-minute challenge at PM Modi

Noting that the media has called his government's 2018-19 budget as farmers' budget and budget for rural India, PM Modi said , "Agriculture and farmers' welfare has always been our legacy, it has bee...

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Iraqi shoe-thrower now aiming for seat in parliament

Iraqi shoe-thrower now aiming for seat in parliament

Al-Zaidi is now running for the Council of Representatives, the country's legislative branch, BuzzFeed News reported . Though he is not a member of any political party, he belongs to an alliance back...

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Trump suggests Korean truce village for Kim Jong Un summit

Trump suggests Korean truce village for Kim Jong Un summit

It was the third summit between the two Koreas following meetings between Kim's late father Kim Jong Il and late South Korean presidents Kim Dae-Jung and Roh Moo-Hyun, in 2000 and 2007 respectivel...

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FAA orders more engine inspections in wake of Southwest accident

FAA orders more engine inspections in wake of Southwest accident

The CFM56 is made by CFM International, a joint venture between GE Aviation and Safran Aircraft Engines. Approximately 14,000 CFM56-7B engines are in operation around the world. The FAA estimates a ...

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SC collegium defers decision on Judge KM Joseph's elevation

SC collegium defers decision on Judge KM Joseph's elevation

The five judges, who constitute the collegium for recommending names for elevation to the SC, also discussed names of senior judges from the high courts of Calcutta, Rajasthan, and Telangana & Andhra ...

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Venezuela Offers India 30% Discount On Oil...If It Pays In Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Offers India 30% Discount On Oil...If It Pays In Cryptocurrency

Venezuela's blockchain department had sent a team of experts to India in March, after which the deal was struck with Coinsecure, reported Business Standard , quoting company's CEO Mahit Kalra saying...

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Netanyahu Accuses Palestinian Leader Abbas of Holocaust Denial

Netanyahu Accuses Palestinian Leader Abbas of Holocaust Denial

Abbas called today for Palestinians to keep their children from protests along the border between Israel and Gaza, warning of a "handicapped" generation. He contrasted this with Jews in Arabic countri...

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Apple surprises with solid iPhone sales

Apple surprises with solid iPhone sales

The iPhone maker reported $2.73 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.69 by $0.04. Other products like AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch , Beats headphones, HomePod , i...

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CBI arrests five Customs officers on graft charge

CBI arrests five Customs officers on graft charge

The accused have been identified as Mukesh Meena, Deputy Commissioner (rummaging and intelligence), Rajeev Kumar Singh, Deputy Commissioner (marine and preventive), Sudarshan Meena, Deputy Commissione...

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Feeling hot man opens emergency exit door of plane

Feeling hot man opens emergency exit door of plane

One particular 25-year-old passenger surnamed Chen was unaware of the fact. He is said to have only just arrived from the island of Hainan. "When the door fell out, I panicked". A Chinese man repor...

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Miscreants attacked school bus in Shopian, two injured

Miscreants attacked school bus in Shopian, two injured

Police have taken cognisance of the incident and launched a manhunt to nab the pelters. According to a report, the victims were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where one of the child was disch...

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Japan's Abe meets with Abbas in Ramallah

Japan's Abe meets with Abbas in Ramallah

He stressed the continued support of Japan for projects that contribute toward the building of Palestinian state institutions and infrastructure. The two leaders' meeting came after the United State...

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Portrait of Quaid-e-Azam at Aligarh Muslim University goes missing

Portrait of Quaid-e-Azam at Aligarh Muslim University goes missing

Mr. Kidwai said the AMUSU had a long tradition of granting life membership to eminent people. BJP veteran L.K. Advani had been forced to step down as the party's president in 2005 for praising Jinna...

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Heightened awareness: Drivers urged to 'share the road' with motorcycles

Heightened awareness: Drivers urged to 'share the road' with motorcycles

Avid biker and employee at Austintown's Harley-Davidson BikeTown, Larry Wilson, shed some light on the tragedies he has seen. "Unfortunately I feel like it's getting worse for motorcycles". "It can ...

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J Dey murder: Chhota Rajan, 8 others convicted; 2 journos acquitted

J Dey murder: Chhota Rajan, 8 others convicted; 2 journos acquitted

Paulson Joseph and Jigna Vora were acquitted by the court. Other than Rajan, those convicted include Rohit Thangappan alias Satish Kalia, Anil Waghmode, Abhijit Shinde, Nilesh Shedge, Arun Dhake, ...

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Woman Officer Leading Demolition Drive Shot by Kasauli Hotelier; Accused Escapes

Woman Officer Leading Demolition Drive Shot by Kasauli Hotelier; Accused Escapes

She was rushed to the Primary Health centre in Dharampur where she was declared brought dead. "By the time they reached there, Shail Bala had already been shot and the accused had escaped", said Khu...

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Pro-Brexit MPs urge PM to drop 'deeply unsatisfactory' customs model

Pro-Brexit MPs urge PM to drop 'deeply unsatisfactory' customs model

The Independent newspaper Tuesday night reported that May was preparing for a Brexit meeting with select cabinet ministers Wednesday at which they will try to come up with a joint position on post-wit...

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United Nations team arrives in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya refugees

United Nations team arrives in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya refugees

Ms. Pierce added that during the Council's meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the State Counsellor urged all concerned to produce evidence that would help the country undertake a proper investigation....

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Russian military spending falls 20 percent, says think tank

Russian military spending falls 20 percent, says think tank

Last year's global military spending averaged out to more than $(USD) 4.7 billion every day, while an average of more than 15,342 children under the age of five died every day from mainly preventable ...

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Michelle Wolf defends White House roasting

Michelle Wolf defends White House roasting

He sarcastically rants against Wolf and reminds her that nobody is going to forget that performance - but also promotes her Netflix show by saying people won't forget about that either. Bu...

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When Teachers Strike, Parents Face Dilemma

When Teachers Strike, Parents Face Dilemma

She said teachers should self-organize events and meet members of the community for donuts and coffee or do a community walk. "The reality is, you can not make up a billion [dollar] deficit by usi...

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Syria's war: Rebels to leave southern Damascus in evacuation deal

Syria's war: Rebels to leave southern Damascus in evacuation deal

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the attack appears to have been carried out by Israel and targeted an arms depot for surface-to-surface missiles at a base in northern Syria...

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Donald Trump's longtime doctor describes 'raid' to obtain records

Donald Trump's longtime doctor describes 'raid' to obtain records

Bornstein, an eccentric physician who served as Trump's doctor for years, issued a statement during the 2016 campaign in which he described Trump's test results as "astonishingly excellent" and declar...

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Current state of Supreme Court 'disastrous', says ex-CJI RM Lodha

Current state of Supreme Court 'disastrous', says ex-CJI RM Lodha

Joseph would have been for the Supreme Court collegium to say it would then also not move on the one name the government had cleared, that of Indu Malhotra. The question now is whether the Chief jus...

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Trump's Doctor Says Trump Basically Wrote That Glowing Health Letter

Trump's Doctor Says Trump Basically Wrote That Glowing Health Letter

President Trump stopped seeing Dr. Bornstein after the NYT story exposed that he takes Propecia , a medication for enlarged prostates often prescribed for hair growth in men. White House has und...

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Iran says it will respond to Israeli strike in Syria

Iran says it will respond to Israeli strike in Syria

While worldwide monitors endorsed by the United Nations have long insisted that Iran remains in compliance with the agreement, for Trump and his closest advisers, that's never really mattered. "Iran i...

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Netanyahu slideshow reinforces need for Iran nuclear deal, says EU

Netanyahu slideshow reinforces need for Iran nuclear deal, says EU

European allies are urging the president to work with them on a number of fixes by addressing the sunset clause and targeting Iran's destabilizing behavior in the region. Believe it or not, you don't ...

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