• United Kingdom supermarkets Sainsbury's, Asda agree £13bn merger
United Kingdom supermarkets Sainsbury's, Asda agree £13bn merger

Sainsbury's and Asda say their merger will lead to in-store prices coming down by an average of 10% "on numerous products customers buy regularly". Tall, lean and bespectacled, Mike Coupe looks more the university professor than chief executive of a FTSE 100 company.

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  • Deal reached to evacuate Syria's Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp - state media
Deal reached to evacuate Syria's Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp - state media

Almost two weeks into a campaign to capture the last area near the capital outside government control that has left many parts of the once-teeming Yarmouk camp in ruins, state media said that the al Qadm neighbourhood next to the camp was retaken.

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  • Stormy Daniels sues President Trump for defamation over Twitter comments
Stormy Daniels sues President Trump for defamation over Twitter comments

In the lawsuit, Daniels - whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford - says the tweet in effect accuses her of committing a crime because he claims she has falsely accused a person of committing a crime against her. Trump has denied having an affair with Clifford but acknowledged last week that his personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen , represen...

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  • Federal judge dismisses Manafort civil suit against Mueller
Federal judge dismisses Manafort civil suit against Mueller

In a court order tossing the suit, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson said well-established legal principle makes it clear that defendants can not file such lawsuits in an attempt to circumvent criminal procedures. Prosecutors defend their actions by stating that because he was both his position as a top campaign official for Donald Trum...

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  • Thousands protest after cartel linked to students' bodies dissolved in acid
Thousands protest after cartel linked to students' bodies dissolved in acid

The rapper is a suspect in the deaths of three students in the western Jalisco state in Mexico last month. The cartel reportedly kidnapped and tortured 25-year-old Salomon Aceves Gastelum, 20-year-old Daniel Diaz, and 20-year-old Marco Avalos before killing them.

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  • Bellator Contender Destroys Dillon Danis' MMA Debut
Bellator Contender Destroys Dillon Danis' MMA Debut

Emelianenko improves his MMA record to 37-5. It was Mir's first fight since being knocked out by Mark Hunt in the UFC in Brisbane over two years ago. The contents of that discussion was not disclosed by Emelianenko's manager, Jerry Millen. Cohen's home and offices were raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation two weeks ago in a search of d...

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  • Sadiq Khan in fresh dig at Donald Trump ahead of United Kingdom visit
Sadiq Khan in fresh dig at Donald Trump ahead of United Kingdom visit

It has been widely reported that Mr Trump will meet the Queen when he comes to Britain, most likely at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle or Balmoral in Scotland . "Since moving into the White House, Mr. Trump has shown an impatience bordering on intolerance toward peaceful protests , the media and even the democratic process itself", Kate...

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  • President Trump 'Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize'
President Trump 'Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize'

Messer last month declared that Trump should be "well on his way to his own Nobel Peace Prize" if he succeeded in persuading North Korea to disarm its nuclear capabilities. Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group, tweeted that Trump, Kim, Moon, and Chinese President Xi Jinping should win the prize jointly. And even as Trump helped end t...

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  • Yemeni Shiite rebels fired ballistic missiles in Saudi Arabia
Yemeni Shiite rebels fired ballistic missiles in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia often claims that it intercepts incoming Yemeni missiles, but a close study of evidence by The New York Times a year ago clearly suggested that in one of the most high-profile of such Yemeni missile attacks, the projectile, launched deep into Saudi territory, had in fact landed unimpeded, bypassing American-made Patriot missiles and ...

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  • Macron believes Trump will exit nuclear deal with Iran
Macron believes Trump will exit nuclear deal with Iran

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani rejected any hopes of rewriting a nuclear deal with world powers Wednesday, while his French counterpart vowed to United States lawmakers that everything would be done to stop Iran ever acquiring atomic weapons.

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  • First Toronto van attack victim identified as investment firm employee
First Toronto van attack victim identified as investment firm employee

Although police say Monday's rampage does not appear linked to worldwide terrorism, the use of a vehicle to kill mirrored tactics used by terrorists in France, Germany, Spain, New York City and elsewhere. "She was, along with nine others, an innocent victim of this tragic act of violence", David Agnew, the school's president, said in a note to st...

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  • Michael Cohen plans to invoke the Fifth Amendment in Stormy Daniels case
Michael Cohen plans to invoke the Fifth Amendment in Stormy Daniels case

President Trump's interview Thursday on " Fox & Friends", in which he blasted the Justice Department and admitted for the first time publicly that his personal attorney represented him in a hush-money payout to a porn star, was ill-advised even if it didn't immediately place him in legal jeopardy, specialists said.

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  • Democrats claim Diamond & Silk lied over Trump payments in congressional hearing
Democrats claim Diamond & Silk lied over Trump payments in congressional hearing

The president recalled the first time he watched Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson and invited them to speak at his political rallies. The online sensations specifically claimed that Facebook's new algorithms were wrongly categorizing their account as "liberal", in turn causing it not to appear for conservative viewers.

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  • As Some Lawmakers Grapple With How to Protect Mueller, Hurdles Loom
As Some Lawmakers Grapple With How to Protect Mueller, Hurdles Loom

Democrats feared that would allow Republicans to meddle and potentially tip off Trump and his allies to developments in the probe. There were some disagreements over parts of an amendment added by Grassley, but "everybody went to work and worked it out", Feinstein said .She went on to say that she believes "we have a piece of legislation that I ...

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  • Arizona teachers line up for miles
Arizona teachers line up for miles

The facility has room for up to 100 kids and will provide breakfast, lunch and snacks for $25 per child. Hundreds of teachers from Jeffco and Douglas County schools - two of Colorado's largest districts - rallied at the state Capitol Thursday during the first of what's anticipated to be two days of gatherings that have canceled class for more tha...

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  • Explosion rocks Superior, Wisconsin refinery, at least 6 hurt
Explosion rocks Superior, Wisconsin refinery, at least 6 hurt

Superior police ordered an evacuation for anyone located 10 miles to the south of the refinery, three miles to the east and west, and one mile to the north. The fire chief later confirmed five people were taken to hospitals in Duluth, Minnesota. Walking wounded still be accounted for. A contractor who was inside the building told WDIO television...

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  • Golden State Killer Suspect Allegedly Identified Through DNA on National DNA Day
Golden State Killer Suspect Allegedly Identified Through DNA on National DNA Day

Neighbors described him as a man with an anger management problem. But he was occasionally prone to outbursts. "They got him", read a text from a friend. There was renewed interest in the case when true-crime journalist Michelle McNamara's book I'll Be Gone in the Dark was released in February and topped the New York Times bestseller list.

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  • Australians pause to commemorate troops on Anzac Day
Australians pause to commemorate troops on Anzac Day

Mr Linn said the community had taken part in night vigils, dawn services and marches -all of which were "deeply rooted" in Australian culture. 43 passengers were making their way to the Anzac Cove Dawn Service when smoke started coming from the engine of their bus and they were told to get off, the Sydney Morning Herald Reports.

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  • Woman kills husband's mistress then turns gun on herself, police say
Woman kills husband's mistress then turns gun on herself, police say

Radnor police say they have located a set of keys used by Jennair Gerardot to drive from DE to Radnor prior to executing a murder-suicide plot inside a home in the Rosemont section of the township. When police arrived, Mark Gerardot was outside the home, WaPo reported . Chapman, a Republican, also unsuccessfully ran for senatorial office in ...

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"Schoolhouse Rock" writer Bob Dorough dead at 94

According to his biography, the jazz musician "set the multiplication tables to music" as musical director for the educational cartoon series between 1973 and 1985. Bicentennial - and science. That concept became the song " Three Is a Magic Number " and the project would become the Grammy-nominated Multiplication Rock .

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  • WASHINGTON | Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute
WASHINGTON | Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Robert Lighthizer, the USA trade representative, will be among those on the trip, Trump said Tuesday. "I am not going to make any comment on the timing, nor do I have anything confirmed, but a trip is under consideration", Mnuchin told reporters.

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  • Two officers critically wounded in shooting at Home Depot in Dallas
Two officers critically wounded in shooting at Home Depot in Dallas

A manhunt is underway for a person responsible for shooting and gravely wounding two Dallas police officers and a civilian outside of a Home Depot store in northeastern Dallas, Texas, authorities said. The two responding officers arrived, and a suspect "produced a hand gun and fire shots striking" the two officers and the civilian loss prevention o...

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  • Armenia's New PM Sargsyan Steps Down Amid Protests
Armenia's New PM Sargsyan Steps Down Amid Protests

Sargsyan downplayed that pledged last month when he signaled his plans to become prime minister and thus remain the country's most powerful man. But when it comes to Monday's shocking resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan following 11 days of peaceful protest, such an assumption would be a big mistake.

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  • Malaysia releases photo of suspect, find motorbike allegedly used in Palestinian killing
Malaysia releases photo of suspect, find motorbike allegedly used in Palestinian killing

Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group has accused Israel of being behind Saturday's killing of Fadi al-Batsh, an important member of Hamas. On Wednesday, Inspector-General of the Royal Malaysia Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun said investigators found a motorcycle abandoned near the murder scene and were able to trace a photo of one of the suspects.

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  • Allison Mack released on bail; faces sex trafficking charges
Allison Mack released on bail; faces sex trafficking charges

Mack's indictment stems from her involvement with the group known as NXIVM . The women, who were allegedly forced to give up collateral in the form of nude photographs and family secrets to join the group, were branded by a cauterizing pen with a logo containing Raniere's initials, according to prosecutors.

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  • Florida Police Use Dead Man's Finger to Try Unlocking His Phone
Florida Police Use Dead Man's Finger to Try Unlocking His Phone

Linus Phillip was killed by police in Largo, Florida, in March after he attempted to drive away from officers who wanted to search his auto at a gas station because they said they smelled marijuana. As it turned out, the detectives were unsuccessful in unlocking the device. "There's a ghoulish component to it that's troubling to most people". ...

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  • Naidu rejects Opposition notice to remove CJI
Naidu rejects Opposition notice to remove CJI

The legal community too appeared to endorse the Rajya Sabha chairman's decision. Naidu added that to come to decision he consulted legal and constitutional experts, including former secretaries general of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha .

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  • Iranian general threatens to 'annihilate' Israel
Iranian general threatens to 'annihilate' Israel

Although Israel has kept to its policy of not commenting on foreign media reports on such military actions, a senior Israeli military official told the New York Times earlier in the week that Israel was responsible, adding that "it was the first time we attacked live Iranian targets - both facilities and people".

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  • Country may burn, but Modi interested only in becoming PM again: Rahul
Country may burn, but Modi interested only in becoming PM again: Rahul

The campaign aims to highlight alleged attacks on the Constitution and Dalits under the Bharatiya Janata Party-led regime. Let me have a face to face debate with Modi in parliament on Rafale, he can not face me even for 15 minutes. Charging the Modi-government of interfering in the functioning of the judiciary, he said the BJP is subverting the Con...

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  • Photos Capture Special Moments From Barbara Bush's Funeral
Photos Capture Special Moments From Barbara Bush's Funeral

But when it comes to Trump's presidency and Trump the president, the morning panel noted there is a big difference. Trump dispatched his wife, Melania , as an emissary to attend on his behalf as the other former presidents and their wives - including Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack and Michelle Obama - paid proper homage to Barbara Bush...

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  • Modi-Xi Meet: Rewards And Risks In PM's 'bold' Diplomatic Move
Modi-Xi Meet: Rewards And Risks In PM's 'bold' Diplomatic Move

The informal summit between Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping was announced after Sushma Swaraj held bilateral talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi . He is again due to visit Chinese city of Qingdao in June this year to take part in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit. "It will be an important occasion for them (Modi and Xi) to...

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  • The attack in Afghanistan: the number of victims increased
The attack in Afghanistan: the number of victims increased

Two suicide bombings claimed by IS took place just last month in which almost 40 people were killed . The toll could still rise, he told the Associated Press news agency. President Ashraf Ghani condemned both attacks as "heinous". But IEC member Mohazullah Daulati acknowledged that officials were concerned about security and low voter turnout.

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  • More Democrats back Pompeo for US State Dept, confirmation likely
More Democrats back Pompeo for US State Dept, confirmation likely

Pressure is mounting on senators from both sides. The chairman of the committee, Republican Sen. All are up for re-election this year in states that supported Trump in 2016. The senator "is assessing his record before making a final decision". But Democrats have assailed Pompeo for a record of bellicose statements which they say are at odds w...

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  • Government's POCSO amendment: What it means
Government's POCSO amendment: What it means

In case of gang rape of a girl below 12 years, the minimum punishment will be imprisonment for the "rest of life" and the maximum, death sentence. Or should it be done when an accused is arrested or at the time when a police case is registered in a rape incident or a chargesheet is filed? The Cabinet meet follows the Centre informing the Su...

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  • Busy day at The Record Café for Record Store Day
Busy day at The Record Café for Record Store Day

This Record Store Day Zudrangma's owner DJ Maft Sai invites some of his DJ friends to rock beats at the stores in house DJ booths. If they bought it on record and it did not sell, they could not exchange the item for credit for other product.

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  • McCabe report sent to U.S. attorney for possible charges
McCabe report sent to U.S. attorney for possible charges

A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's office and the inspector general declined to comment Thursday. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., supported the movement in a Thursday, tweet afternoon. McCabe was sacked regarding the FBI's criminal investigation into Mrs. Clinton, the FBI's investigation into the Clinton Foundation and more. Horowitz found that McC...

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  • SWFL reacts to murder suspect Lois Riess' arrest
SWFL reacts to murder suspect Lois Riess' arrest

Marshals on Thursday, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said. USA police have arrested a woman suspected of killing first her husband and then a woman who looked like her in order to steal her identity. Lee County Undersheriff Carmine Marceno says they want to bring Riess back to Florida to face murder charges. But when they got there, Riess had ...

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  • Sheriff's office: One injured in shooting at a Marion County high school
Sheriff's office: One injured in shooting at a Marion County high school

The injured student, a male, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury. It happened at Forest High School, which was put on lockdown. Woods said the shooting appeared to be intentional, but it's unclear whether the suspect was targeting anyone in particular. "This is not just a law enforcement problem, this is a...

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  • On 4/20, NY Senator Chuck Schumer Floats Bill to Legalize Marijuana
On 4/20, NY Senator Chuck Schumer Floats Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Schumer said the legislation was "long overdue" and lamented how marijuana laws affect "communities of color disproportionately and unfairly". "My bill is a step in the right direction aimed at removing the barriers to state legalization efforts", he added.

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  • OPCW 'enters Syria's Douma' to probe gas attack allegation
OPCW 'enters Syria's Douma' to probe gas attack allegation

Syrian and Russian government officials said 75 missiles were downed by Syrian air defenses promoting President bashar Assad to call the USA -led operation a failure and praising the Soviet air defense system. "At the end of the day, we are not expecting any retaliation because the United States and its allies already carried out retaliatory stri...

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