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Reporters barred from China event for Kushner project

The Times story said Meyer did not respond when asked if she was concerned about possible conflicts of interest facing her brother. Meyer said the project "means a lot to me and my entire family ...

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In South Africa, farmers get bail in racially sensitive case

In South Africa, farmers get bail in racially sensitive case

Violent clashes erupted in a remote north western farming community in South Africa on Monday after two white farmers accused of murdering a 16-year-old black boy were granted bail. Photojournalist, M...

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Nicola Sturgeon hails 'fantastic' result in Glasgow despite failing to win power

Former SNP leader Alex Salmond conceded today his party will "have to do something" to hold off a similar blue surge across the north-east next month with polls now predicting the party could lose mor...

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Kejriwal shielded Sheila Dixit in tanker scam: Kapil Mishra

Earlier on Monday, Mishra had dared the party to sack him even as he fired a fresh salvo at Kejriwal, alleging that a Rs50 crore deal was made for the AAP chief's brother-in-law. Terming Jain the "mos...

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Colorado school suspends Spanish teacher for letting students smash Trump piñata

Colorado school suspends Spanish teacher for letting students smash Trump piñata

The school district says classes and all activities were cancelled Monday as a precaution and to give police time to investigate the situation involving Roosevelt High School in Johnstown , about 50 ...

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Centrist Macron Defeats Far-Right Le Pen in French Presidential Election

I respect them", he said. Born in December 1977 in Amiens, a city in northern France, Macron is 39-years-old and is now youngest-ever president since the French Republic was established in 1848. Mac...

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Car bomb hits Mogadishu cafe, killing 5, say Somalia police

Car bomb hits Mogadishu cafe, killing 5, say Somalia police

At least six people were killed and more than six others wounded when a auto bomb exploded near a busy coffee shop close to Somalia's immigration headquarters in the capital Mogadishu on Monday even...

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More than 80 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja

A thin-looking Buhari met the girls in the evening. "I can confirm they have been released ", said a senior government minister, who asked not to be identified, adding that an official statement ...

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Frost, freeze advisories issued for parts of region

Frost, freeze advisories issued for parts of region

While some sunshine is in the forecast early this week, the temperature is expected to hover around 10 C. Slightly warmer weather this weekend will be accompanied by a chance of showers. A FROST ADVI...

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Girl Who Told off

Girl Who Told off "Donald Trump" Is Everyone's New Hero

The girl was speaking to a Donald Trump impersonator, Anthony Atamanuik , who has a show on Comedy Central . However, it's not clear if the girl knew it was the actor , Atamanuik, or thought it...

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Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn, sources say

President Barack Obama himself that month told one of his closest advisers that the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which by then had been investigating Trump associates' possible ties to Russian Fed...

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Syria engulfed in turmoil as safe-zones take effect

The largest de-escalation zone includes Idlib province and the adjoining districts of Hama, Aleppo and Latakia provinces. The deal also aims at ensuring "emergent and continuous humanitarian aid" be s...

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Tiffany Trump will attend law school at Georgetown

Tiffany Trump will attend law school at Georgetown

Brother Eric Trump and sister Ivanka Trump also attended Georgetown, with Ivanka transferring from there to the University of Pennsylvania, from which her father graduated . A Georgetown University s...

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The unusual 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner, and alternative events

Indeed, the Trump era is inspiring new extremes of media sanctimony, epitomized by the new slogan at The Washington Post , "Democracy dies in darkness". "Only in America can a first generation Indian...

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US Fed leaves rates unchanged amid slower economic growth

They also said inflation is running close to their goal of 2 percent. Antoine Lesné, EMEA head of ETF strategy at SPDR ETFs, part of State Street Global Advisors, added: "Comments from the committee...

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French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges

Welcoming Macron, Chair of United Kingdom based Sikh Federation Amrik Singh said: "We have been in regular contact with Sikhs in France and understand his political position on many issues could res...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan start joint survey after border clash

Pakistan, Afghanistan start joint survey after border clash

It is pertinent here to mention that at least 10 civilians were martyred while 42 were injured including women and children in an unprovoked firing and shelling from Afghan side of the border in Chama...

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Steve King: Marine Le Pen Will Help Save Civilization

Steve King: Marine Le Pen Will Help Save Civilization

Others in Le Pen's campaign took aim on Monday at what they see as further weak spots: Macron's previous job as an investment banker and his role as a deregulating economy minister in the discredited ...

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Kapil Mishra suspended from Aam Aadmi Party's primary membership

Kapil Mishra suspended from Aam Aadmi Party's primary membership

Beleaguered Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has finally broken his silence after former AAP cabinet minister Kapil Mishra accused him of accepting Rs 2 cr from...

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North Korea crisis: Trump calls Kim a

North Korea crisis: Trump calls Kim a "pretty smart cookie"

The United States has no diplomatic relations with North Korea , and as recently as last week Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the USA would negotiate with Kim's regime only if it made credibl...

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Moyes wants massive changes at Sunderland, or he leaves

Moyes wants massive changes at Sunderland, or he leaves

He has been outstanding from day one. Asked if Pickford being a Sunderland fan would be in their favour, Moyes said: "I think that would be a telling factor if the alternative was to go and sit on...

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HSSLC/HSLC Exam Result 2017 Nagaland Board NBSE Declared on nagaland

HSSLC/HSLC Exam Result 2017 Nagaland Board NBSE Declared on nagaland

Girls outshined boys in both HSLC and HSSLC examinations 2017, conducted by the Nagaland Board of School Education, the results of which were declared today. Also, the results will be available ...

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U.S. President Trump To Visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy This Month

This was the first meeting of Trump at the White House with a high-ranking official from the Arab and Islamic world after assuming the presidency on January 20. "We find a lot of alignment between P...

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Arkansas carries out first double execution in USA since 2000

Arkansas carries out first double execution in USA since 2000

Because of the temporary stay, Williams was taken to the death chamber, then taken back to a cell to wait. However, last minute appeals stalled his execution. An inmate in Alabama could be heard cough...

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Mother of 3 killed by gunman at pool party

The deceased victim was identified by friends and family as Monique Clark . A woman who was in the pool area at the time of the shooting said she was able to get away from the shooter while he wa...

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Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn

Obama warned Trump about Flynn during their Oval Office meeting on November 10, days after Trump was elected president. Yet despite those warnings, Trump named the former military intelligence chief...

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Nicki Minaj pays college costs for Twitter fans

But when @cjbydesign replied to one of the contest tweets with a tweet of his own - "Well you wanna pay my tuition?" they sparked a whole different sort of challenge on Nicki's timeline. Nicki Mi...

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BJP MLA yells at woman IPS officer, reduces her to tears

BJP MLA yells at woman IPS officer, reduces her to tears

Nigam, 30, who has been nicknamed the "Lady Singham" after a daredevil cop played by Ajay Devgn in 2011 Bollywood movie, later accused the MLA of misbehaviour and insulting her. The politician has den...

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Brexit takes center stage as Britain's election battle continues

Brexit takes center stage as Britain's election battle continues

Labour shadow secretary Sir Keir Starmer has delivered his speech in London, saying that his party accepts that the UK's relationship with the European Union must change but does not want to sever tie...

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North Korea threatens to sink USA aircraft carrier

North Korea threatens to sink USA aircraft carrier

Tensions between the United States and North Korea continue to soar, with speculation that the U.S. could still attack North Korea at any moment, with the USS Carl Vinson and its carrier strike group ...

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