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Shakira Martin is next NUS President

Shakira Martin is next NUS President

Ms Martin positioned herself as a centrist and said that she wanted to lead a union that focused on its members, not its leader. "We hope that Izzy's success will empower other Jewish students to ru...

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Basketball - Rockets put Thunder on the brink

Basketball - Rockets put Thunder on the brink

Game 5 will be played Tuesday night at the Toyota Center. Houston held on from there, taking Game 4 on Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 113-109, and thereby seizing a 3-1 series lead. Here's the pro...

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Limbaugh Is 'Not Happy' About Trump 'Caving' On Border Wall

And on Tuesday morning, Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway told Fox News that funding for the wall remained a priority, but could happen later this year. "My base definitely wants the border wall, my ba...

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U.S. submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

U.S. submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

The USS Michigan guided-missile submarine has already arrived at Busan, the South Korean military was quoted as saying. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Geng said "China will firm...

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US military begins moving THAAD missile defence to South Korea site

The South Korean military is also planning to conduct joint drills with the carrier group. In addition, one of the largest U.S. guided-missile submarines showed up in the South Korean port of Busan,...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation takes custody of teacher accused of kidnapping Tennessee girl

Federal Bureau of Investigation takes custody of teacher accused of kidnapping Tennessee girl

After Griffin Barry became suspicious of two people he initially thought were in distress, his tip led police to the teacher accused of kidnapping his student and taking her on a 2,500-mile cross-coun...

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Buoyed Macron camp sees victory for centrist leader in run-off

Buoyed Macron camp sees victory for centrist leader in run-off

The fraud allegations have not seemed to have had much impact on Ms Le Pen's campaign, unlike Republican Francois Fillon , who lost scores of voters after it was revealed he gave his wife a fake jo...

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Judge cites Trump's words in blocking 'sanctuary city' order

Judge cites Trump's words in blocking 'sanctuary city' order

Orrick wrote , "Federal funding that bears no meaningful relationship to immigration enforcement can not be threatened merely because a jurisdiction chooses an immigration enforcement strategy of whi...

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World's Largest Starbucks Moving To Mag Mile

World's Largest Starbucks Moving To Mag Mile

It will join the company's original roastery in Seattle and a soon-to-open NY roastery as US locations. Chicago has no shortage of Starbucks Downtown and, about 30 years ago, was the first city to...

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Treasury secretary: Tax cuts won't raise budget deficit

Though Republicans control both the US House of Representatives and Senate, some aspects of Trump's proposals could be a hard sell, especially for fiscal hawks in his own party. "It could elude us...

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Le Pen sees French presidential vote 'surprise'

Le Pen sees French presidential vote 'surprise'

Only once have French presidential pollsters failed badly in recent memory, Cann said: in 2002, when far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen, father of Marine, stunned France and the world by making it...

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Trump urges United Nations to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea

Trump urges United Nations to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea

Since the United States deployed the THAAD anti-ballistic missile system to South Korea, the Chinese government has waged a campaign of economic retaliation that "has inflicted real damage" on South...

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Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

President Donald Trump plans to propose massive tax cuts for businesses big and small as part of an overhaul that he says will provide the biggest tax cuts in USA history. For example, the Tax Poli...

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Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan before release

Trump sent his team to Capitol Hill Tuesday evening to discuss his plan with Republican leaders. Presidents frequently turn to executive orders when they struggle to advance their agendas through ...

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Must impose 'Emergency, AFSPA' in Maoist hotbed Sukma: Swamy

The claim by officials in the home ministry came a day after the Sukma massacre in which 25 CRPF personnel were killed and at a time the paramilitary force has been without a regular chief for almost ...

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Kenyans BREAK hearts of competitors at the Boston Marathon

Kenyans BREAK hearts of competitors at the Boston Marathon

Switzer to attract the attention of the media and the race manager. It marked the sixth time Tews completed the fabled 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston and her 20 marathon finish overall. "An...

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France's Macron under pressure to step up game against Le Pen

French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is going hunting for blue-collar votes, planning to meet on Wednesday with workers from a home appliance factory that is the latest hot-button symbol o...

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Trump meets freed Egypt aid worker in Oval Office

Hijazi, an Egyptian who holds USA citizenship, was acquitted by a Cairo court on Sunday along with seven others who had worked with street children. When asked if he would address human rights issue...

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Houston Rockets overcome Russell Westbrook to send Oklahoma City Thunder home

During their last meeting , on April. 23rd in Oklahoma City, the Thunder dropped a heartbreaking loss to the Rockets 113-109. Neither player leaves the series unscathed to their MVP reputation, but ...

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Tax cuts won't raise budget deficit

Mr Trump has been pushing for the corporate tax rate to be reduced to 15 per cent since his election campaign. Separately cutting the top tax rate for pass-through businesses, which account for m...

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Purdue Sworn in as Ag Secretary

Purdue Sworn in as Ag Secretary

Agriculture SecretaryUSAgNet - 04/26/2017Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue was sworn in Tuesday morning as the nation's 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. "We learned that yesterday, frankly, with Can...

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US sets up missile defence in South Korea as North shows power

US sets up missile defence in South Korea as North shows power

Military experts outside of China say Beijing's worries are exaggerated and THAAD in South Korea wouldn't meaningfully improve US monitoring ability when Washington already watches Chinese missile lau...

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Stock Roars on Q1 Earnings Results

The company is expecting revenue for the year to range from roughly $125.09 billion to $130.50 billion. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were €0.43, modestly ahead of expectations for €0.42. ( FC...

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Marine Le Pen sheds National Front leadership before final French vote

Marine Le Pen sheds National Front leadership before final French vote

She vowed to not let the factory close if elected in France's presidential runoff on May 7. "Faced with the risks that a Le Pen victory could bring about, hiding or taking refuge in indifference...

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HomeNewsSeveral Challenges Waiting for Sec. Sonny Perdue

Perdue takes over already facing big challenges, including four-years of chronically low commodity prices and the urgent need for a new farm bill. Mr Perdue eventually said he would step down from s...

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Turkish opposition to challenge referendum at European court

Turkey was one of the first countries to join the Council of Europe when it was established in 1949. In Ankara, the minister in charge of relations with the European Union, slammed the resolution de...

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NKorea marks military anniversary with firing drill

NKorea marks military anniversary with firing drill

Two other United States citizens - college student Otto Warmbier and Korean-American pastor Kim Dong-Chul - are now being held in the North after sentenced to long prison terms. But Nikki Haley, the A...

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Rush Limbaugh: 'Looks Like Trump Is Caving' on Wall

Trump's softened stance on his border wall highlights a Congress heavily divided along partisan lines and a president who has miscalculated his position, painting himself into a corner with one narr...

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Obama Delivers First Post-Presidency Speech, Without Ever Mentioning 'Trump'

Obama said that young people are critical to resolving the nation's most daunting problems, which include economic inequality, climate change and a skewed criminal justice system. Mr Obama said h...

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China fears 'conflict at any moment' over N Korea

It came as Press TV reported that Japan is finalising plans to evacuate 60,000 of its citizens from South Korea in war does break out. China's national airline, Air China, cancelled some flights to ...

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