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2 killed when cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia

2 killed when cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia

Va ., Friday, May 5, 2017 . A corporate pilot said the company contracts for UPS. Plante told WSAZ that officials didn't immediately find evidence of any issues that might have caused the crash...

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Three civilians die, 16 injured in cross-border Afghan firing in Chaman

During the firing, the Pakistan army spokesman had stated in a statement that Pakistan closed the Chaman border with Afghanistan, adding that Afghan Border Police had been "creating hurdles" in cond...

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Nicola Sturgeon casts vote in Scottish council elections

Nicola Sturgeon casts vote in Scottish council elections

Despite speculation that the SNP would take Fife from Labour, the SNP group leader, Neale Hanvey, lost his seat to a Conservative, while in Shetland, where councillors traditionally sit as independent...

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Pakistan, Iran agree to boost border security after incident

Pakistan, Iran agree to boost border security after incident

Zarif, accompanied by a 12-member delegation, is in Pakistan on a day-long visit to discuss various issues, including security and border management, after the terrorist attack on Iranian border guard...

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McDonald's new 'frork' is an amazingly new 'uselessly useful' utensil

McDonald's new 'frork' is an amazingly new 'uselessly useful' utensil

Is this a real problem? Essentially what McDonald's is saying, is that their new burgers are full of so much gooey goodness that you'll need a specialized piece of cutlery to lap up the toppings and...

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NYC to Recover Security Costs for Trump Tower

NYC to Recover Security Costs for Trump Tower

In a bid to alleviate the financial burden on agencies tasked with protecting President Donald Trump and his family, Congress would reportedly allocate more than $120 million under a bipartisan spen...

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New Hamas program softens language, but some goals remain

Instead, it seeks to draw a distinction between political and religious struggle: "Hamas affirms that its conflict is with the Zionist project, not with the Jews due to their religion", said Hamas l...

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Police injured in clashes with Paris May Day protesters

The second round saw a great mobilisation of voters against the elder Le Pen who lost the contest managing to get only 17 per cent of the vote. Some of the trade unions opposed the right-wing presiden...

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Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikes

In the latest complication on an increasingly messy battlefield, Turkish warplanes launched multiple airstrikes on Tuesday against US -backed Kurdish paramilitary forces that have been key to the figh...

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Opposition alleges

Opposition alleges "widespread fraud" in Turkish referendum vote

But it has been particularly outraged by an electoral board decision, announced as the polls closed Sunday, to accept ballots that didn't bear the official stamps used to verify they are genuine, as r...

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Trump says North Korea's Kim Jong-un is a 'pretty smart cookie'

Refusing to elaborate on USA military options because "we shouldn't be announcing all our moves", Mr Trump added: "It is a chess game". Pressed on whether that would lead to a military strike, Trump...

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France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

A civil defence member breathes through an oxygen mask, after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, Syria April 4, 2017. Followin...

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NKorea says it will speed up nuke program in response to US

General McMaster said North Korea poses "a grave threat", not just to the U.S. and its Asian allies, but also to China. "We can not protect countries all over the world, where they're not paying us wh...

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Canlis Wins James Beard Award for Outstanding Wine Program

Chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav in Philadelphia took home the outstanding chef award Monday night at the James Beard Awards , and Chicago's Rick Bayless' high-end Mexican eatery Topolobampo won the...

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Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance

Trump will cut a "bad deal" for the American and Filipino people if he fetes Duterte with a White House reception without assessing the implications "of hosting and toasting a foreign leader whose lin...

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D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

This preview from Sunday night's all new episode begins with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer hanging from a noose with an "I Quit" suicide note clipped to his suit jacket. "And finally, we cou...

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UK says PM May to lead Brexit talks, approaching them with "goodwill"

The article said that, after last week's dinner, Mr Juncker was shocked at Mrs May's suggestion that a deal on citizens' rights could be achieved so quickly. Merkel allegedly changed the content of a ...

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Trump's latest interview reveal 'no relationship' with Obama

In between those bookends, Trump claimed in various interviews to have had among the most successful first 100 days in presidential history and suggested it might be time to change the "archaic"...

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Multiple People Stabbed, One Fatally, At UT Austin

Multiple People Stabbed, One Fatally, At UT Austin

University of Texas student Harrison Brown was killed in the stabbing - he'd only just graduated from high school previous year. Two people were stabbed and a third was assaulted Monday on the c...

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Trump invites Philippine counterpart to Washington

Duterte also publicly attacked Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, multiple times past year, once calling Obama the "son of a whore", before walking that statement back . A White House readout of Sa...

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Venezuelan protesters cross into western Caracas

Fifty-four people, including newborn babies, were evacuated from a maternity hospital in the neighborhood. Venezuelan authorities have launched an investigation into the deaths of some victims of el...

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Arkansas inmates ask appeals court to review part of ruling

Arkansas inmates ask appeals court to review part of ruling

Courts in that southern state have blocked those executions for now, as legal appeals continue. On Saturday, the plaintiff in that drug case, citing Baker's decision, asked that the temporary restra...

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Digvijaya Singh removed as Goa, Karnataka in-charge

Digvijaya Singh removed as Goa, Karnataka in-charge

The release said that party Secretary Amit Deshmukh will assist Chella Kumar. They are former Telangana MP Madhu Yashki Goud, former Tamil Nadu MP Manickam Tagore, P C Vishnunadh and former Andhra min...

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Pence: North Korea is 'getting the message'

Pence: North Korea is 'getting the message'

North Korea has conducted a series of ballistic missile launches in recent months in defiance of United Nations sanctions and concerns have been growing that the reclusive state could soon conduct a s...

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India welcomes Cyprus support for NSG bid

India welcomes Cyprus support for NSG bid

Both countries also shared the view that the successful conclusion of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT), proposed by India at the United Nations, remains a priority and wi...

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Our role in Nigeria's 2015 elections - UK

Our role in Nigeria's 2015 elections - UK

Mark said he tried to defrost the relationship, but Tambuwal was still not trusted by Jonathan and his wife. A book, " Against the Run of Play ", written by Segun Adeniyi, Babangida Aliyu, former Ni...

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Murray stays flawless, Nadal hits 50 in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal has been in brilliant form in the 2017 season, and this year achieved a long-coming feat - his tenth title at the Monte Carlo Masters with a win over compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas. Bouc...

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Israel planning 15000 more settlement homes in Jerusalem

Israel planning 15000 more settlement homes in Jerusalem

According to a report Thursday afternoon by a Walla News correspondent, the president is planning a one-night stay in Israel, returning to the U.S. on May 23rd. The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem ...

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Bahubali 2 Movie Review: Baahuali The Conclusion Review & Rating

Baahubali-The Beginning stood as a highest grossing film which was raked around Rs.600 Crore. As expected Baahubali: The Conclusion dominated the box-office across the globe. "Even Rajinikanth's "En...

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Suspected US drone strike targets Pakistani Taliban militants

Suspected US drone strike targets Pakistani Taliban militants

But it has some glaring contradictions like claims that India provided Pakistani documents to make their movement easier in Afghanistan. However, the wishful thinking of India, of Pakistan's imminent ...

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Student injured in machete attack at university coffee shop

Student injured in machete attack at university coffee shop

Another witness, Michael Soder , told NBC: "He asked the first girl if she was a Democrat or a Republican". "She said, 'Republican.' He said, 'Okay, ' then asked some other girl". The university an...

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Presidential hopeful Macron hunts for France's rural vote

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is reaching from her far-right base across to the far left, urging voters who chose communist-linked Jean-Luc Melenchon in the first-round vote to support h...

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Monitor: Turkish internet users unable to access Wikipedia

Turkey Blocks, which calls itself an independent "digital transparency project", said users in that country have been unable to access all language editions of Wikipedia since Saturday morning. It ...

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BC leaders square off in TV debate

BC leaders square off in TV debate

Weaver was also asked what he would say to people who think a Green vote is a wasted vote. Mr. Horgan snapped back, "Don't touch me again please". Even after counting as revenue the economic grow...

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Coalition airstrike kills 11 Daesh militants in Mosul

Coalition airstrike kills 11 Daesh militants in Mosul

Displaced Iraqi men wait in a truck to be transported to a camp as the battle between the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service and ISIS militants continues nearby, in western Mosul, Iraq , April 23, 2017....

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Watchdog says ASEAN must stand vs. killings in Philippines

Watchdog says ASEAN must stand vs. killings in Philippines

Local press reports indicate that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is hosting his first major regional meeting since taking office, is also hopeful of significant progress on the Regional Co...

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NEW Kevin O'Leary Drops Out of Conservative Leadership Race

NEW Kevin O'Leary Drops Out of Conservative Leadership Race

The Conservative Party will lose the next federal election with Maxime Bernier and his libertarian-style views leading the way, opponent Erin O'Toole predicts. Trump is considering issuing an executiv...

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US Corn Planting Catching Up

US Corn Planting Catching Up

Topsoil moisture in our area rated 0% very short, 1% short, 86% adequate, and 13% excess, according to the report. Wet and cold weather will dominate much of the Corn Belt for the next two weeks, wh...

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Govt forces guilty of 'trespass' in Pulwama college: inquiry report

Govt forces guilty of 'trespass' in Pulwama college: inquiry report

On Wednesday, students from Pulwama Degree College raised "Azaadi" slogans and erected a Pakistani flag atop the administrative block. According to eyewitnesses, students had formed a chain and were...

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North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim Il-Sung, on Saturday, as a nuclear-powered U.S. What ma...

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Marisa Lazo, Toronto Crane-Climber, Is An 'Adventure-Seeking Person': Friend

Marisa Lazo, Toronto Crane-Climber, Is An 'Adventure-Seeking Person': Friend

Her name has not been released and police say she is facing a mischief charge. The woman's perilous climb remained a mystery even to those tasked with retrieving her from the crane near Yonge and We...

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Dispute fires up trade fight

Dispute fires up trade fight

It exports $110 million to the U.S. market, Canadian data show. USA lumber representatives disputed that the duties would have a material impact on home prices. Pro: The U.S. Lumber industry says ...

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Poland supports India's bid for NSG membership, UNSC seat: VP Ansari

Poland supports India's bid for NSG membership, UNSC seat: VP Ansari

One the other hand, Pakistan emphasises the need to take a criteria based approach if any new member wants to join the Nuclear Supplies Group. India and Armenia on Tuesday signed three agreements to...

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Mayor finds closure in death of Facebook suspect

Mayor finds closure in death of Facebook suspect

Cleveland police said they are searching for Stephens, a homicide suspect, who recorded himself shooting another man and then posed the video later on Facebook on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Stephens shot...

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Harry Styles to Perform Week-Long Residency on 'Late Late Show'

Harry Styles to Perform Week-Long Residency on 'Late Late Show'

During a recent interview with Rolling Stone , Styles opened up about his debut single, detailing the meaning behind it. The 23-year-old singer tells Corden that he is "coming to LA soon" and "ne...

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Consular access to Jadhav out of the question, Pakistan tells Indian HC

Consular access to Jadhav out of the question, Pakistan tells Indian HC

Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar had also met the High Commissioner of Pakistan to India on Tuesday and made similar points, the statement said. Jadhav was arrested in March a year ago in the re...

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North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade

North Korean state media warned that such "reckless acts of aggression" would be countered with "whatever methods the USA wants to take". Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi fears a conflict could bre...

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Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain

Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who was serving life in prison for murdering Odin Lloyd in 2013, was found dead after hanging himself inside his cell. Baez clarified that he is not suggesting that He...

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Russian relations 'may be at an all-time low'

Russian relations 'may be at an all-time low'

Will Trump's often-stated desire to reset relations with Russian Federation come true or will the ties between the two countries stay at the "low" mentioned by Tillerson? "Both agree that we need a ...

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Famine fuels resurgence of Somali piracy: US general

Famine fuels resurgence of Somali piracy: US general

Mattis plans to meet with President Ismail Omar Guelleh (IHSH'-my-ehl OH'-mahr GEH'-luh), and greet US and French troops. "We continue to develop intelligence and develop targets, and when we have t...

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