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Thousands turn out for "Equal Pay Day"

Emma Porteus said, "At the end of the day money speaks so if we're so behind in terms of what equal salary looks like then we'll be behind in progressing in so many other ways". Equal Pay Day was firs...

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Defund Planned Parenthood? Trump's New Bill Gives the Go-Ahead

But of the broadcast networks, NBC was the only one to mention the breaking news. President Trump quietly signed legislation Thursday that rolls back an Obama-era rule protecting certain federal...

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Another Georgia Cop Fired For Punching Man In Face During Traffic Stop

Another Georgia Cop Fired For Punching Man In Face During Traffic Stop

Gwinnett County police said in an emailed statement Thursday, April 13, 2017, that Bongiovanni was sacked after a new video surfaced showing him hitting a man in the face. That's when the officer or...

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'Worst is over' as NZ begins clean-up after Cyclone Cook

That means it has changed into a different kind of weather system on approach to New Zealand, but has not necessarily weakened or been downgraded, according to the New Zealand MetService . "It seem...

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Led coalition airstrike kills 18 Syrian allies

Tuesday's strike was requested by coalition allies who were on the ground near Tabqah, the US Central Command, which oversees combat operations in the Middle East, said in a statement . Its closest p...

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No repeat, Russia, Syria, Iran warn US

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem welcomed global inspectors to visit the base, which Washington claimed had served as a platform for the attack. "We call on the United States and its allies to ...

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Pak. army chief meets Sharif amid tensions with India

Pak. army chief meets Sharif amid tensions with India

Baglay said Jadhav is a retired naval officer and he was kidnapped in Iran and taken to Pakistan. Raising concerns on the current well-being of Kulbhushan Jadhav , Singh has demanded that the India...

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United modifies policy for booking crew on crowded flights

United modifies policy for booking crew on crowded flights

Does this mean that passengers will actually received higher compensation when they are bumped from flights on Delta or other airlines? The airline had to cancel more than 3,500 flights, leaving c...

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North Korea missile launch fails, says South Korean military

State television showed Kim stepping out of a limousine, wearing black suit and a white shirt, and saluting his honour guard before walking down a red carpet. Pyongyang has expressed anger over the a...

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Egyptian Christians left to bury their dead after church bombings

Coptic Christians make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population . The previous day, the ministry had named the man it said was the bomber who struck outside a church in the Mediterranean port o...

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Rival S.African parties unite at anti-Zuma protest

Rival S.African parties unite at anti-Zuma protest

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki has called on ANC MPs to vote in the interest of the people instead of serving their party interests as the country's parliament prepares to debate on a moti...

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Egypt Attacked Twice on Palm Sunday

The Palm Sunday attacks were carried out by suicide bombers and led to the death 45 people and injury of more than 140 others. A general views shows the Monastery of Marmina in the city of Borg El-A...

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Government officially introduces legislation to legalize and regulate cannabis

Trudeau has repeatedly said, as he did in Parliament this week, that it is easier for a teenager to buy a marijuana cigarette than a bottle of beer, "and that is not right". will be the next to do so....

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Kim Jong Un, North Koreans celebrate birthday of country's founder

In his annual New Year's address, Kim said that North Korea's preparations for an ICBM launch have "reached the final stage". Both Pence and President Donald Trump have been notified. "If the United...

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Lack of Palestinian State 'Unfair' and a 'Terrible Injustice' - China

The remarks come against a backdrop of increasingly heated statements from Washington and Pyongyang, the prospects of a nuclear weapons test by North Korea, hints of a possible pre-emptive strike by t...

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'Boss Baby,' 'Beauty' outshine 'Smurfs 3' at box office

'Boss Baby,' 'Beauty' outshine 'Smurfs 3' at box office

The latest Smurfs movie lost out at the USA box office at the weekend, only managing to debut in third place. Featuring the voices of Demi Lovato and Joe Manganiello, the movie reportedly cost $60...

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New Zealand evacuates people ahead of Cyclone Cook

New Zealand evacuates people ahead of Cyclone Cook

Fire crews freeing the pair. The storm also caused power disruptions to hundreds of homes in Whakatane and Tauranga. New Zealand weather officials have said that the cyclone will be the worst to...

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Trump was 'eating chocolate cake' when United States bombed Syria

Trump was 'eating chocolate cake' when United States bombed Syria

Earlier this week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave Russian Federation a stern warning about its continued support of the Assad regime and confidently stated the end of his reign in the near futu...

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British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem

He added that Tamimi had attempted suicide earlier this year and was convicted of an indecent assault on his daughter in 2011. The British embassy told the Guardian that it was in touch with loc...

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Gov Hutchinson releases statement on federal ruling that blocks scheduled executions

Three years ago in Oklahoma, an attempt to execute two inmates on the same April day was thwarted after the first prisoner writhed and moaned on the gurney in a lethal injection the corrections chief ...

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Protests in South Africa against ZUMA

Cape Town has always been controlled by the DA. Around thirty thousand from all walks of life were reported to have assembled outside the Union buildings in Pretoria, many holding banners and placar...

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Death toll in Syria bombing reaches 43

According to Reuters, evacuees from Madaya and Zabadani, who being held at another evacuation point in another area of Aleppo's outskirts, feared they would be targeted in a revenge attack . He said ...

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No ANC MP will vote with opposition against Zuma: Mantashe

Organisers kept supporters‚ who they provided with food and cooldrinks‚ singing and dancing to gospel music and popular DJs. S&P said it made the decision in light with the cabinet reshuffle effecte...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India retaliates by ending bilateral talks

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India retaliates by ending bilateral talks

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the Centre would leave no stones unturned to retrieve alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav even as Pakistan has prepared a new dossier to be submitted a...

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North Korean missile test fails, USA and South Korea say

An official Chinese news agency mistakenly published claims that North Korea had launched a missile during the country's Day of the Sun celebrations. The brazen grandstanding came amid growing globa...

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At least 100 dead in blast targeting evacuation convoy stranded near Aleppo

A rebel official said at least 30 of his fighters guarding evacuees died in the blast. Salloum Salloum, a lawmaker speaking on the pro-government al-Ikhbariya TV channel, said efforts were underway ...

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Did Democrats win a moral victory in Kansas?

Trump won 60 percent of the votes cast in the congressional district that includes the state's largest city of Wichita . After Tuesday night's special election , a Republican will continue to repr...

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Hundreds protest downtown in Tax March

Over 25 people also gathered at the Norfolk Federal Building for a Tax March this afternoon. Protesters also called out Congressman Scott Taylor for not following through on what his constituents wa...

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United States officially declines to label China as currency manipulator

United States officially declines to label China as currency manipulator

The U.S. Treasury Department sharply criticized China's exchange-rate policy on Friday, though it stopped short of labeling the Asian trade giant a currency manipulator. China was labeled a currency m...

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Protesters march to demand Trump release tax returns

Michigan March organizer Phoebe Hopps, Indiana organizer Khadijah Shareef and Democratic... Several hundred "Tax March" protesters demonstrated outside the exclusive property Saturday. "We all have ...

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