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Arkansas executes 4th inmate in a week

Arkansas executes 4th inmate in a week

Central time at Cummins prison in Grady, near Varner, where he also started serving a life sentence for murder but had escaped in October 1999 and killed another person. The lethal injection began at ...

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'Unchecked' Iran Could Become Another North Korea

'Unchecked' Iran Could Become Another North Korea

Trump's comments came a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Iran of "alarming ongoing provocations" that he said undermined USA interests in the region, mentioning Syria, Iraq, Yemen ...

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Huge blast near Damascus airport, 'probably' Israeli strike

Huge blast near Damascus airport, 'probably' Israeli strike

It reported damage but no casualties. The militia s Al-Manar television said the raid hit a warehouse and fuel tanks, also without specifying whether they were its own or belonged to the Syrian army...

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88% of Trump Voters Agree that Media Is the Enemy of Americans

Trump campaigned on a promise to bar the entry of Muslims into the United States , casting it as part of the fight against the Islamic State militant group. Fifth, despite obstacles from the White H...

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Defeat nothing to be scared of, Klitschko tells Joshua

AJ, who won Olympic gold at London 2012, has enjoyed a flawless start to his professional career with 18 wins from 18 fight - all coming by way of knockout. But Fury has a decent track record of picki...

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'Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat' - Hollande

'Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat' - Hollande

Le Pen, 48, is fighting her second presidential campaign after coming in third in 2012 while Macron, a 39-year-old former investment banker and economy minister, is fighting his first, having never he...

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UK Could Join US in Future Syrian Strikes, Boris Johnson Says

Lib Dem sources confirmed reports that Ms Johnson had signed up to the party but refused to confirm reports she could run for Parliament. She has previously revealed that she joined the Conservative...

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Arsene Wenger defends Alexis Sanchez after throw-in incident

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has blamed the referee for Alexis Sanchez's yellow card after a freaky incident involving Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs in the Premier League on Wednesday ni...

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German politicians approve ban on full-face veils for public servants

German politicians approve ban on full-face veils for public servants

The law passed the lower house of Parliament late Thursday and still needs upper house approval. De Maiziere has acknowledged that a full burqa ban would violate Germany's constitution. Right-wing p...

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French riot police clash with youths protesting election

A daily Opinionway poll showed Macron was still the clear favorite, but his score has dropped below 60 percent for the first time since mid-March - though only to 59 percent. Macron, who has detail...

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Soccer referee seeks to send off senior Scottish nationalist in UK election

In the last such referendum , in September 2014, Scots voted 55 percent to 45 percent to remain in the U.K. The gap was narrower in a poll for the Herald newspaper published this week - at 51 to 49...

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Outcry after Arkansas judge who stayed executions joins anti-death penalty rally

Outcry after Arkansas judge who stayed executions joins anti-death penalty rally

The executions in Arkansas were scheduled to begin Monday evening with two back-to-back lethal injections, with double executions following on three other nights. In his order, Griffen prohibited Arka...

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Arkansas Executes 4th Inmate In 8 Days

Arkansas Executes 4th Inmate In 8 Days

Ledell Lee was executed April 20th, Marcel Williams and Jack Jones were executed on April 24th. Williams is set to be the fourth and final inmate executed there this month, after the state initi...

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'The Simpsons' takes aim at Trump first 100 days

There is no shortage of analysis and pontificating about President Donald Trump's first 100 days in the White House . On Wednesday, the twitter account for the long-running sitcom released a minute...

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Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya arrested in UK

A Metropolitan Police statement said officers from the Extradition Unit arrested Mallya on an extradition warrant from India. He was declared a wilful defaulter back home previous year and on Febr...

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China insists Ivanka's trademark grants were just a coincidence

Donald Trump had been embroiled in trademark disputes with Chinese companies for more than a decade; however, winning the presidential election seems to have granted him an extra degree of protection ...

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School in UP forces students to sport Yogi hair-style, parents protest

School in UP forces students to sport Yogi hair-style, parents protest

School in UP asks students to get Yogi-like haircut. "It is unfortunate that a communal colour is being given to a trivial issue", a school management official was quoted as saying by IANS. Finally, t...

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Trump, White House Go After Court Over Sanctuary Cities Ruling

Trump tweeted . Others in his administration noted that, first, Orrick's decision would be appealed-to the 9th Circuit. "See you in the Supreme Court!" he wrote. But in Florida's heavily immigrant M...

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Major, major conflict with North Korea possible

Major, major conflict with North Korea possible

China has long promoted dialogue to resolve the Korean nuclear issue as North Korea has repeatedly threatened to destroy the United States. On the same day, Chinese President Xi called for "peaceful...

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At Last, Arvind Kejriwal Agrees To Faults Within AAP And Not…

At Last, Arvind Kejriwal Agrees To Faults Within AAP And Not…

By evening, the final result justified the BJP's premature celebration: the party had swept the municipal elections with 181 of the 270 seats in the three corporations, 43 seats more than in the last ...

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Malaysia PM warns uneven growth could fuel extremism, instability in SE Asia

But the first order of the summit addressed a more pressing threat, as ASEAN called for calm from all involved in tensions on the Korean peninsula. Meanwhile, a group of about 100 people gathered arou...

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Indonesian prosecutors seek suspended jail term for Jakarta governor

Indonesian prosecutors seek suspended jail term for Jakarta governor

He told reporters: "Jakartans must use their voice as the future of Jakarta is in their hands. Don't be afraid, the police are here providing security". After an anti-Purnama protest past year turne...

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'The Simpsons' parodies the first 100 days of Donald Trump

'The Simpsons' parodies the first 100 days of Donald Trump

The president, mostly following the lead of House Republicans, has taken a shot - and failed - at repealing and replacing Obamacare. But as in the early days of the Trump administration, the exec...

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Pence says U.S. set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

Pence says U.S. set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

Mike Pence also wants to reassure Tokyo amid rising tensions in the region about North Korea. Top of the agenda was a key component of South Korea's defenses against its northern neighbors' aggres...

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Venezuelans stage 'silent protest' in wave of unrest

The march on April 19 was headed to a demonstration on the central Bolivar Avenue, organized to reject the interventionist attempts by the local and global right-wing to destabilize the government. Th...

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Cyprus President accorded ceremonial welcome

Cyprus President accorded ceremonial welcome

Prime Minister Modi also commended the Cyprus President for leadng a new era of peace, development, and security. "Advancing a multifaceted partnership". Anastasiades, who is now on a five-day visit...

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France says evidence shows Syrian regime 'undoubtedly' behind chemical attack

He insists the government has never used chemical weapons and that it turned over all of its stocks in 2013, after it was blamed by Western powers for a Sarin attack on rebel-held suburbs of Damascus ...

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BC Green leader in Kelowna this weekend

BC Green leader in Kelowna this weekend

Horgan says Clark didn't treat the softwood dispute with the urgency it deserves, and her inaction put thousands of B.C.jobs at risk. Shipment of raw logs is something the NDP wants curtailed in favou...

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Hezbollah Congratulates Dean of Palestinian Women Prisoners on Her Freedom

Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian protesters standing in solidarity with their compatriots embarking on hunger strikes in Israeli prisons. "The issue of Palestinian prisoners has been central ...

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United States may need to strengthen defences against North Korea threat, says admiral

United States may need to strengthen defences against North Korea threat, says admiral

Meyer and USS Michael Murphy, and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain. South Korea's defence ministry said some elements of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system were move...

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