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Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Death Of Unarmed Black Man

A bystander recorded the incident showing Slager - who was 17 feet away from Scott - firing at Scott eight times , with five bullets reaching the target. Slager has maintained that after chasing Scot...

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Centrica in new attack on Theresa May's energy price cap

Centrica in new attack on Theresa May's energy price cap

Centrica said it continues to make good progress on its cost efficiency programme. In a trading update published ahead of today's AGM, Centrica said it "does not believe in any form of price regulat...

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Le Pen's father says her stance on euro, Europe undermined her

Macron is staunchly pro-EU but said he wants reforms to make the grouping more democratic and has warned that continuing business as usual with the European Union will trigger a Frexit, or a French ...

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Bill to declare Israel a Jewish state back on national agenda

Israel's Foreign Ministry says Ambassador Carl Magnus Nesser was summoned Wednesday after Sweden was the only European country to vote for a UNESCO resolution criticizing Israeli excavations in ea...

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North Korea detains another USA citizen

Kim Tong Chol, a USA citizen detained in North Korea, is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday, March 25, 2016. - Won Moon Joo, a South Korean studying at New York University, w...

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Donald Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on healthcare bill

Ryan described the House bill as a "rescue operation" meant to address what he characterized as a badly failing Affordable Care Act. Coverage would be disrupted for millions nearly immediately , acco...

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Delta apologises for forcing family off flight

Delta apologises for forcing family off flight

Brian Schear said the family had initially purchased a ticket for their teenage son on the red-eye flight, but chose to send him home early so that their 2-year-old could have a seat on the plane. Hi...

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ABC Hammers FBI Director Comey, Push that He Swayed Election

ABC Hammers FBI Director Comey, Push that He Swayed Election

Graham, a South Carolina Republican, spent roughly seven minutes grilling Comey on Russian influence in the US government as well as terrorism issues and even ex-congressman Anthony Weiner . "We didn...

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Chemical weapons allegedly used 45 times in Syria - OPCW chief

Chemical weapons allegedly used 45 times in Syria - OPCW chief

Human Rights Watch has accused Syrian government forces of using deadly nerve gas on four occasions in recent months, including the April 4 chemical attack on Khan Sheikoun that killed almost 100 peop...

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Afghan leadership likely to visit Pakistan soon

Afghan leadership likely to visit Pakistan soon

On Sunday, the Pakistani delegation met with Afghan president Ashraf Ghani and urged Afghanistan to avoid blame game and work together to a mutually beneficial future. In their respective remarks each...

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French presidency for Macron; name change for far-right

She said the election had shown a division between "patriots and globalists" and called for the emergence of a new political force. "I will fight with all my strength against the divisions that separa...

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ND health care industry restrained in response to GOP's Obamacare replacement

The CBO says Obamacare is stable. In his remarks, Obama said he hopes that lawmakers recognize "it actually doesn't take a lot of courage to aid those who are already powerful, already comfortable...

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Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour leader, said: "This is obviously a disappointing election for Labour, but thousands of people in communities across Scotland have placed their trust in us and we wil...

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Senate sends spending bill to Trump

Lawmakers are hopeful they can pass regular spending bills but the process is likely to be complicated by Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare, a desire to rewrite the tax code and a need to find a ...

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Two American Service Members Killed in Afghanistan Fighting ISIS

Two American Service Members Killed in Afghanistan Fighting ISIS

Record numbers of civilians are fleeing areas where fighting is heaviest, straining meagre resources as hundreds of thousands of refugees also returned to Afghanistan from Pakistan a year ago. The U.S...

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Trump calls for a 'good shutdown' to deal with U.S. 'mess'

The US House of Representatives approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill for the rest of the 2017 fiscal year, and the measure will now receive the green light from the Senate, thus avoiding the parti...

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Iran's Rouhani defends his economic record ahead of May election

Iran's Rouhani defends his economic record ahead of May election

Iran's influential Guardian Council, a body of senior clerics and jurists appointed by the supreme leader, vets the candidates each election. Speaking on the occasion of International Workers' Day...

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Priyanka Chopra dismayed by child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe

Priyanka Chopra dismayed by child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe

With the whole world at her feet, there is hardly anything that the stunning Priyanka Chopra can not achieve. During the actual moment, Deepika remained completely silent. "That was not right and it...

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Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

The two armies traded fire Friday around the Chaman border crossing, which has been closed by Pakistan, stranding people on both sides. Afghanistan had blamed Pakistani census enumerators accompanie...

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North Korea detains another American citizen

North Korea detains another American citizen

The other two USA nationals now being held in the North are college student Otto Warmbier and Korean-American pastor Kim Dong Chul, who received lengthy prison terms for "crimes against the state" and...

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Raptors survive the choke-apocalypse and finish off Bucks

DeRozan has arguably been the Raptors' best player during the regular season, and in the playoffs because of his scoring ability. Heading into Game 6, the narrative for the Raptors' 2017 postseaso...

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Trump's first 100 days and the FX market

In his weekly address , Trump said that during this short span of time, his administration has been successful in bringing back jobs. But US courts have blocked his most high-profile order, a tempo...

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France Rejects Far-right Le Pen, Elects Macron to Heal 'Divisions'

The votes are still being counted with final results yet to come. The White House said in a statement that it looked forward "to working with the new President and continuing our close cooperation...

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France's Le Pen pledges to overhaul party after presidential election defeat

Marine Le Pen yesterday put a fearless face on her crushing defeat to Emmanuel Macron in yesterday's presidential election, pledging to overhaul her far-right party and turn it into the main oppositio...

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US Bishops urge Senate to modify healthcare bill

Mick Mulvaney, Trump's budget director, said the House bill is unlikely to be the version that ultimately clears the Senate and ends up in front of the president. No timetable will be announced, McCon...

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Asean assures U.S. of stand on North Korea

The top USA diplomat urged "all parties involved to stop militarization, construction, reclamation of land in the South China Sea while talks are going on", Patrick Murphy, deputy assistant secretary ...

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Jordan Edwards, 15, Was Shot In Car Moving Away From Officers

The Texas Legislative Black Caucus said in written statement that its members' prayers were with Jordan's family and that no one "in retreat who has not been accused of a crime should be shot with a...

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Turkey Air Strikes On Kurds In Syria And Iraq Spark US Concern

They could also exacerbate tensions between Ankara and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Washington, which is leading an anti-IS coalition carrying out air strikes in Syria and Iraq and ...

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Congress calls for referendum on Kejriwal after Kapil Mishra's allegations

Meanwhile, the enraging feud in the AAP took an interesting turn on late Sunday night when Mishra elaborated on his allegations against Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain and claimed that he would...

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'Myth' around Kejriwal's 'crusade' against corruption busted: BJP

'Myth' around Kejriwal's 'crusade' against corruption busted: BJP

Former Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra has alleged that he saw Satyendra Jain paying two crore rupees to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in front of his eyes. "I have been with Arvind Kejriwal sinc...

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