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Tensions rise with lake levels

Tensions rise with lake levels

Lawrence River have occurred several times in the past and will occur again in the future". The U.S. -Canadian International Joint Commission approved Plan 2014 as a way to improve environmental con...

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Part of THAAD elements deployed in South Korea

Part of THAAD elements deployed in South Korea

Kim Jong Un's regime marked the 85th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's army Tuesday with its typical bluster. Seoul held a large annual drill of its own Wednesday, involving some 100 arti...

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Tennessee school bus seat belt bill placed in budget limbo

Tennessee school bus seat belt bill placed in budget limbo

Fifty-five people died on school buses between 2003 and 2012, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , and two children - neither wearing seat belts - died in 2015 when a c...

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Court orders convicted killer goalkeeper back to jail

Court orders convicted killer goalkeeper back to jail

Now, according to the BBC , the Supreme Court has ordered Fernandes back to prison "with immediate effect", the court said in a statement. He served seven years of a 22-year jail sentence before...

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European Union doubled asylum granting to refugees within 2016

European Union doubled asylum granting to refugees within 2016

Germany was followed by Sweden which accepted 69,350 applicants (double the number of 2015), Italy which accepted 35,450 (+20%), France which accepted 35,170 (+35%), Austria which accepted 31,750 (+79...

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Congress pitches for opposition unity after MCD election drubbing

Congress pitches for opposition unity after MCD election drubbing

Speaking at a press conference in West Bengal, he said that the people have shown their faith in the Prime Minister and his welfare schemes for all. For the AAP, more seats would have ensured its poli...

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Le Pen steps down as FN president to gather "all the French"

Meanwhile, Le Pen announced she "was no longer president of the National Front" shortly after a party official predicted she could pick up disaffected supporters of failed left-wing candidate Jean-Luc...

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Senator calls for President Trump to visit New Mexico's border

Even some Republicans had warned that a border wall could sink a spending bill, given the divisions within the Republican conference. If lawmakers do not have one, funding for many federal agencies wi...

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China selling flights to North Korea again

The nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan approaches to join the USA aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in drills near the Korean Peninsula, at Busan port in Busan, South Korea, Tuesday, April 25, 20...

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People are revolting against the elite, says France's Marine Le Pen

Since Marine Le Pen announced she was "no longer the president of the National Front". Le Pen portrays her opponent as a member of the French political elite and says she is the only candidate for...

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United States sets up missile defence in S. Korea as North shows power

Navy ships conducted exercises with South Korea and Japan. North Korean Defense Minister Pak Yong Sik said Monday that "the situation prevailing on the Korean Peninsula is so tense that a nuclear wa...

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Gurudas Kamat quits all Congress posts

Gurudas Kamat quits all Congress posts

He replaced Gurudas Kamat, who resigned from all party posts - general secretary and official in charge of Gujarat and Rajasthan. A party release said that Gehlot as general secretary will be assist...

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Trump tax plan slashing business rates to test support in US Congress

This will either require huge cuts in programs for the poor, or additional tax revenues from the rest of us. And sources told CNN that Wednesday's announcement is not likely to offer much explanation ...

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Students clash with forces in Shopian

Students clash with forces in Shopian

Mass protests then broke out as a result, with students from other colleges, including a girls college, taking part. They were shouting pro-freedom slogans. "The chief minister had told the staff of t...

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Macron criticised for taking victory for granted

After results emerged on Sunday evening, Macron addressed thousands of euphoric supporters at an election party in southern Paris and brought his wife Brigitte on stage to share in the applause. U...

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Tillerson visit eases tensions with Russian Federation

Tillerson visit eases tensions with Russian Federation

But certainly they could have. But he said Wednesday the USA doesn't have "firm information" to show that Russian forces were involved in the gas attack. The President and Mr. Mattis appeared eager to...

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Le Pen's father says campaign was too laid back

Ms Le Pen is not standing as an independent candidate since she still belongs to the Front National, but she is giving herself more space to manoeuvre as she is about to face Mr Macron , who himself ...

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Police converge on gunman after trooper shot

Master Cpl. Gary Fournier, a police spokesman, confirmed that a uniformed trooper was shot Thursday afternoon at a convenience store on Pulaski Highway in Bear. Travers said he pulled away from the in...

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Tenn. teacher accused of kidnapping teen planned escape to Mexico

Cummins is facing a federal charge of transporting a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Cummins could face 10 years to life if convicted. Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins were...

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Perdue Confirmed as Agriculture Secretary

Governor Perdue will serve our nation's farmers and ranchers well. The US Senate on Monday easily confirmed Sonny Perdue , the son of a farmer, as the next secretary of agriculture , filling one...

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French presidential election: Le Pen 'steps down' as National Front leader

French presidential election: Le Pen 'steps down' as National Front leader

Macron came in first in Sunday's vote, with just over 23 percent while Le Pen had 21 percent. Nobody is giving Le Pen any chance of reaching the Elysees Palace after the second round. She is a reall...

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Kejriwal congratulates BJP, assures support for 'betterment of Delhi'

Kejriwal congratulates BJP, assures support for 'betterment of Delhi'

They have bagged the majority in all three zones in Delhi. AAP leaders have blamed malfunctioning EVMs for their defeat. Following the BJP's victory in the MCD polls, Congress leaders like Aja...

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'Britain will lose more from Brexit than EU'

Theresa May has been accused of "political opportunism" by the European Parliament's Brexit negotiator who denied the election would strengthen her hand in negotiations. "We expect to have the Brexit ...

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US Defense Secretary Mattis Says Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons

The amended list under Canada's Special Economic Measures (Syria) Regulations now includes 17 high-ranking individuals in the administration of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and five entities l...

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Toll in Turkish strikes on Syria Kurds rises to 18: monitor

But they want infrastructure and security. Yet the operation has not been kept secret from Moscow, Washington and the US-led coalition, as Turkey had notified all of the respective parties beforehan...

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Turkey condemns killing of 25 Indian paramilitaries

Turkey condemns killing of 25 Indian paramilitaries

He said the state government should clarify about the exact number of the state police personnel being posted in sensitive areas of Bastar, as the CRPF alone can not establish law and order in that r...

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US missile defense system deployed in South Korea

An official from Seoul's Defense Ministry couldn't confirm those specific details. Analysts call it the disco ball, and its reveal led to a flurry of speculation about the purported weapon itself ...

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Hot Stocks Among Investors: CVS Health Corporation (CVS), Citigroup Inc

Several research firms have recently weighed in on CVS. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Citigroup Inc. has 8 buy ratings, 8 holds and 2 sells even after the s...

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Venezuela death toll rises to 24

Venezuela death toll rises to 24

The shooting brings the death toll up to 11 people killed since the unrest began a month ago. Out of the 13 killed in one day, nine were electrocuted as they tried to loot a bakery on Thursday durin...

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President Trump Proposes Cutting Corporate Tax Rate to 15%

The concept was popularized as "trickle-down" economics. "It's hard, really, to psych out what his game is", Tax Policy Center co-director Eric Toder said . Meeting Mnuchin and Cohn along with Mc...

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