• Kite bombs hit Israel from Gaza City thanks to heavy winds
Kite bombs hit Israel from Gaza City thanks to heavy winds

The individual as been identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Ayoub, he was said to have been killed by live ammunition during the fourth consecutive week of clashes after Palestinian factions announced a six week "Great March of Return". Demonstrators, the army said, were "attempting to approach security infrastructure, burning tires adjacent to it and...

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  • Duckworth's newborn daughter becomes first baby permitted on Senate floor
Duckworth's newborn daughter becomes first baby permitted on Senate floor

There was more , voiced privately, Klobuchar said - including whether Duckworth meant to change Maile's diaper or nurse her new baby on the Senate floor. Of course, some would argue that babies have always been allowed on the floor of the Senate, but those would be babies of the adult variety . The inspiration for the historic change of rules w...

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  • In 'glitch,' IDF accidentally calls up reservists on Independence Day
In 'glitch,' IDF accidentally calls up reservists on Independence Day

Israeli army reservists received an emergency message calling them to duty early Thursday as the country celebrated Independence Day - but found out shortly later the message had been a mistake. The Iranian presence in Syria may pose the most hard and complicated threat to Israel in half a century. -Soviet standoff in 1973, would be very real.

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  • Loya case: SC anguished over attempts made to scandalise judiciary
Loya case: SC anguished over attempts made to scandalise judiciary

The three-judge bench that included chief justice Dipak Misra held that all litigations concerning circumstances of death of judge Loya is concluded with this judgement. Most Indians, including those in the BJP, instinctively understand the truth about Amit Shah . Repeatedly, counsel for the petitioners and intervenors have attempted to inform t...

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  • Puerto Rico Suffers Another Major Power Outage
Puerto Rico Suffers Another Major Power Outage

More than 41,000 customers have not had their power restored seven months after the Hurricane Maria . Mammoth Energy, the parent company of Cobra, said in a statement to ABC News "Cobra is dedicated to the hard work that lies ahead and continues to work around-the-clock with PREPA and the citizens of Puerto Rico to fix the entire infrastructure ...

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  • Cuba Has a New Leader
Cuba Has a New Leader

As Diaz-Canel walked to the front of the chamber, he high-fived the front line of delegates, embracing Castro as he took to the stage, images broadcast on state television showed. Raul has been in power since 2006, when he took over after illness sidelined Fidel, who seized power in the revolution . Diaz-Canel, who some say bears a passing resem...

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  • Prince's Death No Criminal Charges Investigators Can't Find Fentanyl Source
Prince's Death No Criminal Charges Investigators Can't Find Fentanyl Source

Following a two-year investigation into the death of 57-year-old Prince on 21 April 2016, with the inquiry described as "extensive, painstaking and thorough", Minnesota's Carver county district attorney Mark Metz said his team had found no evidence to justify a prosecution in the case.

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  • Trump Won't Rejoin Renegotiated TPP
Trump Won't Rejoin Renegotiated TPP

It was a signature trade policy of President Barack Obama , but he was unable to secure Congressional support for the deal. Mr. Trump had signed an executive order in January 2017 shortly after taking office to signify the USA exit from the 12-country Asia Pacific free trade deal.

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  • Valley students expected to join walkouts to protest gun violence
Valley students expected to join walkouts to protest gun violence

Over 2,100 walkouts are planned nationally, at least one in every state, according the National School Walkout website . The organizers' stated goal is to hold elected officials accountable, promote solutions to gun violence, and demystify and engage students in the political system.

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  • Instagram-Famous 'Cocaine Babe' Gets Eight Years For Drug Smuggling
Instagram-Famous 'Cocaine Babe' Gets Eight Years For Drug Smuggling

Roberge was caught with the drugs on the Sea Princess cruise ship in August of past year. The ship stopped in Bermuda, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Tahiti before arriving in Sydney. Picture: Instagram . Lagace was sentenced last November to at least four-and-a-half years in jail for her part in the crime. She added: "This...

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  • Saudi intercepts Houthi missile
Saudi intercepts Houthi missile

Yemen's dominant Houthi movement said its air defense forces shot down a US -made fighter drone on Wednesday in the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeidah. "They took over the country, transformed it into military barracks, used children in the war, planted mines, blocked villages and caused starvation", Jubeir stated, adding that all of their action...

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  • Barbara Bush: A valuable ally to two US Presidents
Barbara Bush: A valuable ally to two US Presidents

So cross the Bushes off your worry list". Bush died this week at the age of 92. In 1990, Barbara Bush gave the commencement address at all-women Wellesley College , though some had protested her selection because she was prominent only through the achievements of her husband.

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  • Drew McIntye joins RAW, The Miz goes to Smackdown
Drew McIntye joins RAW, The Miz goes to Smackdown

They somehow haven't lost Shinsuke Nakamura , Daniel Bryan , or AJ Styles , meaning that the fans could be treated to one of the greatest main event trios in WWE history over the summer. Nattie is coming to Raw and looking to be teaming up with and/or feuding with Ronda Rousey . Here's everything that happened Monday night. Finn Balor ...

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  • War of words between Trump, Comey escalates over moral assault
War of words between Trump, Comey escalates over moral assault

Trump tweeted Monday that Comey and his former deputy Andrew McCabe - both fired from their jobs - "committed many crimes" during their tenures. Comey's comments in an ABC News interview that aired Sunday were nearly certain to escalate his war of words with the president and further erode a relationship marked by open hostility and name-c...

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  • Armenia opposition leader announces
Armenia opposition leader announces "Velvet Revolution" amid unrest

Activists opposed to Serzh Sargsyan as prime minister have been marching through Vanadzor, Armenia's third largest city. Yet the country's inherently volatile politics and strategic position make any reprieve fragile at best, as evidenced by the growing protests against Sargsyan's nomination as prime minister in the capital, Yerevan .*.

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  • Late-Night Hosts Slam Sean Hannity Over Michael Cohen Connection
Late-Night Hosts Slam Sean Hannity Over Michael Cohen Connection

The hearing in a New York City courtroom stems from a surprise raid this month on Cohen's home and office. "My discussion with Michael Cohen never rose to any level that I need to tell anyone I was asking him questions", Hannity said .

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  • Trump bowed to Pentagon restraint on Syria strikes
Trump bowed to Pentagon restraint on Syria strikes

Mr Bush addressed sailors aboard a Navy ship in May 2003 alongside a " Mission Accomplished " banner, just weeks before it became apparent that Iraqis had organised an insurgency that would tie down United States forces for years. "They will go directly to any sort of companies that were dealing with equipment related to Assad and chemical weapon...

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  • The Foundation School for Autism Celebrates Current and Former Students at Homecoming
The Foundation School for Autism Celebrates Current and Former Students at Homecoming

Robyn McDougle, the interim director of the Center for Public Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, said school safety is an important and timely topic. The report is being forwarded to the Benton County Attorney's Office. Pleasantview has students in grades kindergarten through fift...

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  • Starbucks apologizes for arrests of black men in Philadelphia store
Starbucks apologizes for arrests of black men in Philadelphia store

In response, the men told staff that they were waiting for a friend and refused to leave. Ross said Saturday his officers "did absolutely nothing wrong". Twitter users took issue with the incident, alleging racism on the part of Starbucks and urging the company to take action. Additionally, we will host a company-wide meeting next week to sh...

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  • Netanyahu: 'Full Support' for US Syria Strikes
Netanyahu: 'Full Support' for US Syria Strikes

The poison gas attack in Douma killed up to 75 people including children. "Early this morning, under American leadership, the United States, France and the United Kingdom demonstrated that their commitment is not limited to proclamations of principle", Netanyahu said in a statement released on Saturday night after the end of the Jewish Sabbath.

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  • Unnao rape case: Accused Kuldeep Sengar's goons threaten villagers, alleges victims's uncle
Unnao rape case: Accused Kuldeep Sengar's goons threaten villagers, alleges victims's uncle

Muslim activists have demanded action against what they see as a crime against their community while some right-wing Hindu groups have argued that the accused were unfairly charged. Investigation had revealed that it was a pre-planned killing carried out with the intention of instilling fear among the Bakharwal nomads residing in the area and drivi...

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  • Trump to host Japan's Abe on trade ties, Korean Peninsula
Trump to host Japan's Abe on trade ties, Korean Peninsula

Wang, who will be in Tokyo until Tuesday, will also participate in the fourth China-Japan High-level Economic Dialogue. After rare talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, Taro Kono said the ministers had "forward-looking" and "fulfilling" discussions about rebuilding ties between the Asian powers.

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  • United States and Allies Launch Coordinated Missile Attack on Syria
United States and Allies Launch Coordinated Missile Attack on Syria

Though officers mentioned the singular goal was Assad's chemical weapons functionality, his air drive, together with helicopters he allegedly has used to drop chemical weapons on civilians, had been spared. As of Saturday, neither Syria nor its Russian or Iranian allies retaliated, Pentagon officials said. The U.S. -led operation gained broad W...

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  • UNSC rejects Russian resolution on Syria attack
UNSC rejects Russian resolution on Syria attack

For years, U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Barack Obama on a variety of issues, including how much time the former president spent on the golf course and U.S. White said the USA does not seek conflict with Syria but "cannot allow such grievous violations of worldwide law" and attacks on innocent Syrians. According to the Pentagon, 76 m...

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  • Iranian drone Israel shot down was armed: IDF
Iranian drone Israel shot down was armed: IDF

Israel considers Iran an existential threat because of its nuclear and missile programs, its support of violent anti-Israel groups in the region and frequent calls for the destruction of the Jewish state. Trump asked in his address before ordering the airstrike on Syriam chemical weapons sites. Syrian government has strongly denied the allegations....

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  • Afghan district governor among 7 killed in Taliban attack
Afghan district governor among 7 killed in Taliban attack

The Taliban claim to have taken control of key parts of the Khwaja Omari district, but provincial officials deny that. The Taliban on Thursday afternoon had stormed a government chemical in a middle province, tripping an hours-long gunbattle that murdered 1-5, comprising three top rated officials.

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  • Based RNC Exec Resigns Over Payoff to Playboy Playmate
Based RNC Exec Resigns Over Payoff to Playboy Playmate

She alone decided that she did not want to continue with the pregnancy and I offered to help her financially during this hard period", Brody wrote. "It is unfortunate that this personal matter between two consenting adults is the subject of national discussion just because of Michael Cohen's involvement", he said.

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  • Kentucky Lawmakers Override Governor Veto on Tax, Budget Bills
Kentucky Lawmakers Override Governor Veto on Tax, Budget Bills

It would apply Kentucky's 6 percent sales tax to 17 services, including auto fix and small animal veterinarian care, and it would increase the state's cigarette tax from 60 cents a pack to $1.10. "What this tax bill really does, it raises 436 million dollars in taxes from the people who can least afford to pay for it", argued Jones. "Crickets", B...

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"Betrayers, sell outs, we see you!" - Malema unleashes at Winnie Mandela funeral

The crowd, which included former presidents Jacob Zuma, Kgalema Motlanthe and Thabo Mbeki, roared in approval. British model Naomi Campbell pays tribute at the funeral of struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018 .

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  • Erdoğan calls US-led strikes on Syria 'appropriate'
Erdoğan calls US-led strikes on Syria 'appropriate'

Turkey is a vocal critic of Assad's regime in Damascus and backed rebels fighting for his ouster bun recent months it has closely worked with Russian Federation for a political solution in Syria even though Moscow remains a chief ally of the regime.

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  • Russian Federation sensationally claims Skripals are 'being held prisoner' by the UK
Russian Federation sensationally claims Skripals are 'being held prisoner' by the UK

He added: "We have information indicating Russian intelligence service interest in the Skripals dating back at least as far as 2013, when email accounts belonging to Yulia Skripal were targeted by GRU cyber specialists". "Mr. Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russian Federation", specifi...

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  • One Dead, Hundreds Injured in Latest Hamas-Led Gaza Riots
One Dead, Hundreds Injured in Latest Hamas-Led Gaza Riots

Several thousand Gazans gathered for a third consecutive Friday of mass protests yesterday along the border with Israel after violence in which Israeli forces killed 33 Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others. Walter Miller, U.S. representative to the United Nations, said "bad actors" were using the "protests as a cover to incite violence". T...

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  • Backpage.com, CEO Plead Guilty in Sex-Trafficking Crackdown
Backpage.com, CEO Plead Guilty in Sex-Trafficking Crackdown

The U.S. Senate also recently approved the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA), which would remove a legal loophole that shields websites that knowingly take part in human sex trafficking from legal liability. The most serious of the charges carries a maximum sentence of up to 20 years in prison, the official added. From the Texas Attorney...

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  • Hurricane names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate retired because of deadly impacts
Hurricane names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate retired because of deadly impacts

Maria was used three times in the Atlantic and three times in the Western Pacific, while Nate was also used three times. With these four additions, a total of 86 names have been retired from the Atlantic basin list since 1953. 11, 2017, in the Florida Keys. In the US, seven direct deaths were reported, and an additional 85 indirect deaths occurre...

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  • Oil, gas exploration move a 'kick in the guts' for Taranaki - mayor
Oil, gas exploration move a 'kick in the guts' for Taranaki - mayor

The country is far from a major oil producer, which will probably facilitate its transition to a carbon-neutral economy by 2050, before that achieving 100 percent renewable power generation by 2035. The Government will continue offering onshore Taranaki for exploration, and will not revoke existing exploration contracts. "The tide has turned ir...

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  • Who will replace House Speaker Paul Ryan?
Who will replace House Speaker Paul Ryan?

Fox host Brian Kilmeade asked Scalise if he anxious about the message it sent to the party over whether Paul's prospective retirement showed there was pessimism about keeping the majority. All the analysts are saying you're going to have a blue wave. Scalise wouldn't confirm the reports about Ryan's pending announcement he would not seek re-ele...

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  • Azerbaijan's Aliyev Wins Fourth Term as President
Azerbaijan's Aliyev Wins Fourth Term as President

The Central Election Commission says that voter turnout was 74.51 per cent. But on 5 February, a directive from Ilham Aliyev ordered the country hold snap elections on 11 April. But the OSCE said Thursday that its observers at the polls reported "widespread disregard for mandatory procedures, lack of transparency, and numerous serious irregul...

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  • Softball Splits Twinbill with LeTourneau in Final Non-Conference Games of Season
Softball Splits Twinbill with LeTourneau in Final Non-Conference Games of Season

Pitcher Justin Jericoff earned the win as he pitched four strong innings for the Mustangs. Chances were there for Brush to get back in the game early on offense. Porter said the Trojans were somewhat uncharacteristic Wednesday in that they didn't turn early opportunities into big innings. "This game will make us better in the long run".

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  • US Deficit Racing Towards $1 Trillion as 'Fiscal Crisis' Looms
US Deficit Racing Towards $1 Trillion as 'Fiscal Crisis' Looms

Moreover, the Trump administration plans to increase spending drastically over the next two years. The rising deficit means that a larger part of the government's spending is paid for voluntarily by investors rather than compelled payments taken from taxpayers.

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  • Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur set to appear in Toronto court
Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur set to appear in Toronto court

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is now facing a seventh charge of first-degree murder . McArthur, wearing an orange prison jump suit, appeared by video in a Toronto courtroom Wednesday morning to be charged with first-degree murder in the case of Abdulbasir Faizi, an Afghan immigrant who went missing in 2010.

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