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Student lynched over

Student lynched over "blasphemy"

The murdered student has been identified as Mashal Khan, who was accused of posting blasphemous messages on social media. Critics say blasphemy laws, which allow the death penalty in some cases, are...

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Venezuela Guard deploys tear gas on march

Troops fired tear gas in Caracas neighborhoods, the border city of San Cristobal, the depressed industrial city of Puerto Ordaz, and the arid northern city of Punto Fijo. A short block away from whe...

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SeaWorld's last killer whale born in captivity

SeaWorld is excited to announce the birth of the newest member of the SeaWorld family of killer whales . SeaWorld announced past year that it would end its killer whale breeding program. "Th...

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Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike leader sent to solitary

Intelligence and Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said Tuesday that Barghouti, is now leading the hunger strike, should have been given the death penalty instead of life imprisonment. While Palest...

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Trump to meet Italian premier ahead of G-7 meeting in Italy

Trump's scheduled visit to Italy for his first G7 summit, where the leaders of the U.S., Italy, Germany, Canada, France, Japan and Britain will discuss the economy and, likely, national and global sec...

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Florida voters may get a say over casino gambling

Florida voters may get a say over casino gambling

The amendment allows felons to get their voting rights restored once they finish their sentences, including probation or parole. As of Thursday, state records showed the gambling amendment had 74,...

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Iran's Rouhani registers to run for re-election

Iran's Rouhani registers to run for re-election

It seems probable that the Pasdaran itself could produce a strong leadership figure to fill such a vacuum in the way that Gen. Reza Khan did in 1921, removing the pro-British Government of Iran. Sitti...

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One police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting

One police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting

The shooter, whose identity is still unknown, has reportedly been shot dead. Are you a New Zealander in Paris who witnessed the incident? The Paris prosecutor's office said counterterrorism ...

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Paris shooting: French police officer killed, attacker 'taken down'

Paris shooting: French police officer killed, attacker 'taken down'

The shooting, which occured just three days before the most tightly contested presidential election in living memory is being investigated by the counter-terrorism office. President François Hollande ...

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Police, protesters clash ahead of Le Pen rally

High-yield European bond yields could also fall by up to 17 percent, while yields in the US Treasury market could shed up to 100 basis points. "I voted for (Nicolas) Sarkozy, we got nothing". They w...

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The US talks trade with Tokyo

US Vice President Mike Pence reiterated his country's commitment to the security of Japan on Tuesday, as North Korea intensified concerns over its weapons programme with a vow to launch missile tests...

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UK Labour leader comes out fighting

In keeping with reports that he would adopt a "populist" strategy against entrenched elites, Corbyn said he would not "play by the rules" and promised a fairer and more equal economy, adopting a passi...

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Can the USA convince China to pressure North Korea?

Pence told reporters that the type of missile that North Korea tried to fire on Sunday was medium-range, and that it exploded about 4 to 5 seconds after it was launched. The strike group was now hea...

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United Kingdom early elections 'dangerous': Tony Blair

And also speak for the values that I have espoused as a chancellor and as a member of parliament for 16 years, which are the openness, the tolerance, the diversity that I think makes Britain a great c...

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15% of Facebook Employees on H-1B Visas

15% of Facebook Employees on H-1B Visas

Throughout his election campaign, Trump pushed the "Buy American, hire American" maxim and prefers to move towards a merit-based visa system, which only encourages the most-talented workers from overs...

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Pakistan court wants probe of allegations against PM family

Pakistan court wants probe of allegations against PM family

The team has two months to complete its inquiry, after which a special bench will decide what action to take, the court said in a ruling that opens with the epigraph from Mario Puzo's novel "The Godf...

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Pakistan's top court rules prime minister can stay in power

Pakistan's top court rules prime minister can stay in power

Though owning overseas property is legal in Pakistan , protesters have called into question how Sharif's family acquired the funds to purchase the property. Conducting off-shore business is not illeg...

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Canada's Trudeau defends dairy system after Trump blast

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there are pressures on the real estate market that need to be alleviated. It was Trudeau's first comment since Trump first attacked the Canadian dairy industry on Tu...

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Jeremy Corbyn says election is not a 'foregone conclusion'

Jeremy Corbyn says election is not a 'foregone conclusion'

The Labour leader was mobbed by supporters following his brief address, signing autographs and posing for photographs and selfies as he made his way through the crowd. And attacking top bosses, he wil...

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THAAD deployment in S.Korea delayed to dates after presidential election

THAAD deployment in S.Korea delayed to dates after presidential election

Pence told the ship's captain that he had spoken to President Donald Trump, and Trump "wishes he were here". He visited South Korea earlier and will head to Indonesia after his stop in Japan. Penc...

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Arkansas court allows state to use execution drug

Arkansas court allows state to use execution drug

Arkansas officials say such an order effectively blocks all the scheduled executions because they have been unable to get more of that drug, which is used as a paralytic as part of the state's three-d...

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Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif

Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif

Mr Sharif and his family have denied any wrongdoing. As per details, PM Nawaz Sharif heard the Supreme Court verdict while he was at the Prime Minister House, Islamabad . Railways Minister Saad Raf...

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'The sword stands ready': US VP Mike Pence warns North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has rebuffed admonitions from sole major ally China and proceeded with nuclear and missile programs in def...

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USA 'ready to help bring' Syria conflict to end: Haley

USA 'ready to help bring' Syria conflict to end: Haley

But Lavrov , on Thursday, offered a speck of optimism for the future of the relationship between the two Cold War foes. "We discussed our view that Russian Federation as their closest ally in the c...

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Premier Wall asks Education Minister Morgan 'to review the library funding issue'

Premier Wall asks Education Minister Morgan 'to review the library funding issue'

According to the provincial government, tough decisions had to be made to keep the economy strong. Replying to a question in the legislature last month, Morgan appeared to suggest there were too man...

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Modi pitches for justice to Muslim women

As Modi came to his home state for the first time after the BJP's resounding victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the state party unit made every effort to welcome him in grand style in Surat, ...

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US senator calls for more troops to fight Islamic State jihadists

We're not going to have you cover for this regime anymore. "Why are we supporting this murderous regime that is committing mass murder of its own population?" Meanwhile, US Secretary of State Rex T...

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Tillerson attacks Iran nuclear deal and vows a "comprehensive review"

But he admits Iran is complying with the nuclear deal. Mr Tillerson accused Iran of a series of "alarming and ongoing provocations that export terror and violence". In the first Iranian reaction to ...

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Spicer: Navy ships eventually will reach the Korean Peninsula

President Donald Trump last week said he had sent "an armada - very powerful" to North Korea to send a message about American resolve and intent. If and when the "armada" finally arrives, it's going...

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VP Pence heads to Asia-Pacific amid North Korean posturing

VP Pence heads to Asia-Pacific amid North Korean posturing

According to a White House foreign policy adviser, the trip is intended as a chance for Pence to lay out the administration's policies to U.S. allies in the region, and to offer an opportunity for him...

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