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Chevron confirms sale of its SA assets to Sinopec

Chevron confirms sale of its SA assets to Sinopec

French oil firm Total, and commodity traders Glencore and Gunvor bowed out of the auction because of the South African government's desire to keep Chevron's 110,000 barrels a day Cape Town refinery ru...

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Police officer killed in Westminster terror attack named as PC Keith Palmer

Police officer killed in Westminster terror attack named as PC Keith Palmer

The attacker then got out and fatally stabbed a police officer before being shot dead by guards, the BBC and other outlets report. The man has been named as 48-year-old Keith Palmer. James Cleverl...

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UK Parliament on lockdown after 'terror incident' nearby

MPs were held in the Commons chamber, while others who were in the Palace at the time of the attack were gradually evacuated across the square to Westminster Abbey. London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced ...

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Trump Sticks to His Unfounded Surveillance Claims Despite FBI, NSA Remarks

During a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian interference in the US election, ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) asked Rogers about the veracity of those reports, which GCHQ has dism...

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Netanyahu seeks to boost commercial ties with China

Netanyahu seeks to boost commercial ties with China

Israel and China signed three bilateral agreements, including one allowing 20,000 Chinese workers to obtain visas permitting them to work at Israeli construction sites. In the name of the government, ...

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Libya general's forces linked to war crimes: HRW

Libya general's forces linked to war crimes: HRW

This includes a video of an LNA captain shooting three restrained men in the back with a machine gun as they kneeled facing a wall. It described the extrajudicial killing of opponents during armed c...

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Tipperary toddler gets STUCK inside an arcade claw machine

Tipperary toddler gets STUCK inside an arcade claw machine

Jamie had tried unsuccessfully (haven't we all, Jamie!) to win a cuddly toy and with a never say never attitude decided that he'd forget the claw and take matters into his own hands - literally. 'He t...

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US charges Jordanian woman in 2001 Jerusalem bombing

US charges Jordanian woman in 2001 Jerusalem bombing

Ahlam Aref Ahmad al-Tamimi was placed on FBI's " Most Wanted Terrorist " list. The criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday charged Al-Tamimi, who worked as a journalist at a television station, with c...

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Ibrahim Halawa trial postponed for 20th time in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa trial postponed for 20th time in Egypt

Mr Halawa. the son of a prominent Muslim cleric in Dublin Sheikh Hussein Halawa, was imprisoned after being detained in a mosque near Ramses Square in Cairo as the Muslim Brotherhood protested over th...

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Three French schoolchildren hurt in London attack

People began leaving the Houses of Parliament about two hours after the incident. Social media video shows bodies strewn on Westminster bridge. Portcullis House and the Palace of Westminster - a nea...

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Diplomats told to stop bringing Trudeau cutouts to events

Diplomats told to stop bringing Trudeau cutouts to events

His clean-cut, boysish good looks - but more importantly his strong, progressive policies - have won him fans in countries everywhere. We couldn't help but notice that there's no ban on acquiring and ...

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House Intel chairman: Trump's personal communications may have been collected

Mr Comey was the latest government official to reject Trump's claims , made without any evidence, that Obama had wiretapped his NY skyscraper during the campaign. I'm not going to get into legal defi...

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Evacuation advisories lifted around Oroville spillway

Evacuation advisories lifted around Oroville spillway

The Butte County Sheriff says he's satisfied with the progress being made to the damaged spillway and lowering lake levels. The Department of Water Resources is sending 40,000 cfs down the broken Or...

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Iraqi forces capture strategic bridge in western Mosul

Iraqi forces capture strategic bridge in western Mosul

The army and security forces have made significant gains in recent days in the battle that started back in October, seizing a main bridge over the Tigris river and advancing toward the mosque in the...

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Felony charge dismissed against Bengals' Adam Jones

Felony charge dismissed against Bengals' Adam Jones

Authorities said Jones tangled with hotel security late at night. Following his arrest, Jones began alcohol treatment. Cincinnati prosecutors, however, are still pursuing three misdemeanor charges...

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Trump Going to Give Commencement Speech at Liberty University

Trump Going to Give Commencement Speech at Liberty University

Trump's "supporters, including over 80% of the evangelical community, are thrilled with president Trump's actions so far", Falwell said to CBN News , a Christian news network. He drew criticism durin...

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Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers To Become Digital Series

Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers To Become Digital Series

The new digital series, which is being set up at soon-to-launch digital platform Blackpills , will not have any involvement from mastermind Korine, but the film's producers Hanley and Sulichin, throu...

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It's over 24 hours, 10000 Anganwadi workers relentlessly continue to protest

It's over 24 hours, 10000 Anganwadi workers relentlessly continue to protest

Their work load had increased but their pay was stagnant. It is important to note that over 20 lakh Anganwadi workers help to implement key schemes of the Centre and the State. In a scathing attack ag...

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Members of the public helping the injured on Westminster Bridge

I was ushered onto Westminster Bridge and looked onto the west pavement of the bridge and literally north to south I must have counted 8-10 prostrate figures on the ground. A poltician travelling in a...

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Released: Convicted Murderer Christopher Tapp Walks Free

Released: Convicted Murderer Christopher Tapp Walks Free

With 20 years served in prison Tapp is past the normal amount of time a 2nd degree murder charge would normally receive and as such is being released. Tapp didn't admit guilt at the Wednesday morning ...

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Arrest made in 47-year-old NSW child murder case

Arrest made in 47-year-old NSW child murder case

The three-year-old was snatched from outside change-rooms on Fairy Meadow Beach on January 12 1970, and has never been seen since. She vanished without a trace. The now-father would have been 16 at ...

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MP films panic as gunshots are fired during London terror attack

The attack started when a auto was driven over Westminster Bridge, hitting and injuring a number of members of the public, also including three police officers. On Wednesday, Britain's Parliament was ...

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Russian Federation denies Yahoo hack involvement

Russian Federation denies Yahoo hack involvement

The Justice Department held a press conference on Wednesday to announce those accused of hacking into half a billion Yahoo accounts. Indictment claims Russian spies and hackers routinely collaborate...

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Funding boost for youth jobs and Indigenous students detailed in budget

Funding boost for youth jobs and Indigenous students detailed in budget

If approved, the cash brings the total investment in indigenous health services to $828.2 million over five years. The federal Liberal government unveiled funding Wednesday to help First Nation and ...

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Key witness in Spanier trial says he wishes he'd done more

Key witness in Spanier trial says he wishes he'd done more

The first of two long-awaited prosecution witnesses to testify at the trial of former Penn State President Graham B. Spanier, Curley seemed to offer little new information or insight about why he, Spa...

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Witnesses Describe Westminster Bridge Terror Attack in London

Conservative Member of Parliament Tobias Ellwood, center, helps emergency services attend to an injured person outside the Houses of Parliament, London , March 22, 2017 . Frazer Clarke, 25, from B...

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Greece ranks 87th out of 155 countries in UN Happiness report

Greece ranks 87th out of 155 countries in UN Happiness report

Also in the top five happiest countries are Iceland , Switzerland, and Finland. Central African Republic could score only 2.69, while Burundi got 2.91 and Tanzania 3.35. Meanwhile, in the U.S., the...

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Pakistanis happier than Indians

Pakistanis happier than Indians

The U.S. Declaration of Independence inscribed as a fundamental right "the pursuit of happiness", but Norway has taken that goal most to heart. The fifth annual World Happiness Report puts India a...

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Justice Dept delivers documents on wiretap claim to Congress

Justice Dept delivers documents on wiretap claim to Congress

The House Intelligence Committee will hold a hearing on Monday on allegations of Russian meddling in the USA election. British officials expected an apology, and were assured the White House would n...

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Trump feels 'somewhat' vindicated after surveillance briefing

Mr Nunes said he uncovered potential surveillance of Mr Trump and his transition team while reviewing intelligence reports. He stated that US intelligence agencies may have picked up communications in...

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