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Kushner Business Goes Abroad Seeking Investors in NJ Project

Nichole Kushner Meyer told more than 100 people at a Beijing hotel Saturday "that the $976 million project - twin 66-story towers with almost 1,500 apartments - 'means a lot to me and my entire fa...

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Trump's trillion-dollar infrastructure plan may make your gas more expensive

The current federal tax of 18.4 cents per gallon on regular gas and 24.4 cents per gallon on diesel have been in place since 1993. House Speaker Paul Ryan previously has opposed a higher levy, and Sen...

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Trump Administration Fights for Travel Ban in Court Appeal

A U.S. District Court judge in Hawaii stopped enforcement of the original order February 3, and a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld the injunction on February 9. J...

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New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shift

New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shift

Mishaal may have wanted not to expose so soon all Hamas' cards in the eventuality of a negotiation process that would lead to the establishment of a Palestinian state in the West Bank with East Jerusa...

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Barack Obama warned Donald Trump about hiring Michael Flynn

Barack Obama warned Donald Trump about hiring Michael Flynn

Yates in late January called White House Counsel Don McGahn and told him she needed to talk to him in person about a sensitive matter, she testified to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime a...

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Israeli prison officials say footage reveals Palestinian hunger strike leader secretly eating

Israeli prisons fall under Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, who in a video statement said the hunger strike had never been about the conditions of the convicted terrorists , which he said ...

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Tories 'extremely foolish' over election boasts, says Alex Salmond

This leaves an interesting challenge ahead, whether the "old guard" coalition of a Labour/SNP administration will prevail, or whether the Conservatives can come to a working agreement with the two Ind...

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University employee becomes fourth American citizen currently detained in North Korea

University employee becomes fourth American citizen currently detained in North Korea

In 2011, writer Suki Kim went undercover at PUST, posing as an English teacher and missionary. He was accused of committing unspecified criminal acts meant to overthrow the government. Two weeks ago t...

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North Korea says detains another American citizen, KCNA reports

Few details on Kim Hak-song or his arrest were immediately available. The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology is the only privately funded university in North Korea and is unique for ha...

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Cassini probe finds vast void between Saturn's rings

The sound files came after Cassini's second dive through Saturn's rings . Due to a dwindling fuel supply, the spacecraft has entered the Grand Finale phase of its mission before a kamikaze pass...

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13 judges to hear revised Trump travel ban case

Circuit Court of Appeals. It would suspend new visas for people traveling to the US from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen for 90 days. The scope of Trump's revamped ban, signed in ear...

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Monday weather: Sunny skies in the forecast

Monday weather: Sunny skies in the forecast

A few showers may linger through Saturday morning, then look for decreasing clouds. Have a nice Monday! Tuesday , mostly cloudy conditions lead to a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderst...

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West Ham fans praise "amazing" Lanzini after Tottenham win

Harry Kane struck one effort that Hammers goalkeeper Adrian did well to block, Dele Alli almost turned home the rebound, and then Kane was given a second opportunity which Adrian again got to. The mat...

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Russian Federation begins plan to 'de-escalate' Syrian war

The deal also calls for a continued fight against the Islamic State group and former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front, which could pose challenges. It doesn't prevent frictions between Turkish t...

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Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness

Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness

I'm just really happy for the connections, really happy for the horse. "The first one was extra special". We felt coming in we had a good chance and we had some anxious moments during the week. His pr...

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Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness

Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness

I'm just really happy for the connections, really happy for the horse. "The first one was extra special". We felt coming in we had a good chance and we had some anxious moments during the week. His pr...

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Buhari jets out for medical follow-up, no timeline for return

Buhari jets out for medical follow-up, no timeline for return

President Muhammadu Buhari departed Nigeria for London Sunday night for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors. This Day reported that Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele...

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Obama receiving Profile in Courage Award from Kennedys

The foundation has cited Obama's achievements in "expanding health security for millions of Americans, restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba, and leading a landmark global accord to combat climat...

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ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in raid, US confirms

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in raid, US confirms

The U.S.is committed to defending the Afghan forces in an effort to stave off the spread of terrorism. In mid-April the USA dropped the largest conventional bomb ever used in combat, colloquially du...

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Sally Yates to offer first public account of Flynn's Russian Federation contacts

Sally Yates to offer first public account of Flynn's Russian Federation contacts

The testimony from Yates, an Obama administration holdover fired soon after for other reasons, marked her first public comments about the concerns she raised and filled in basic details about the chai...

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Philippine's Duterte opens ASEAN summit with swipe at Western govts

While stressing the need to settle disputes peacefully, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations opted to go soft on the South China Sea issue based on the final chairman's statement in t...

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N. Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of bio-chemical plot against leaders

N. Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of bio-chemical plot against leaders

The KCNA report claimed the plot was "recently uncovered and smashed", and accused members of the Central Intelligence Agency and IS of working with a North Korean citizen to provide money and weapo...

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Turkey steps up attack on Kurdish militants, kills 14 in northern Iraq

If Erdogan were a true USA ally, then instead of dropping bombs on the headquarters of the YPG, which now hosts more than 1,000 US military personnel, Turkey would seek to destroy al-Qaida, which has ...

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The Tony Awards Nominations: 7 Things to Know

Close behind was the hit revival of "Hello, Dolly!" which took 10 nominations, including one for actor David Hyde Pierce . Instead of spreading the love, the musical nominations seemed focused on s...

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North Korea: We Uncovered US Plot to Kill Our Leader

North Korea: We Uncovered US Plot to Kill Our Leader

North Korea's Ministry of State Security claims that US and South Korean agents paid a North Korean laborer working overseas to detonate a bomb filled with "radioactive" and "nano poisonous" substance...

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Quit or go to jail, BJP tells Kejriwal

Quit or go to jail, BJP tells Kejriwal

The Delhi unit of Congress has sought the sanction of Lt Governor Anil Baijal for initiating prosecution against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for "gross abuse of power" by the AAP government, as p...

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Obama said to have warned Trump about Flynn

Obama said to have warned Trump about Flynn

Five days later, on January 31, President Donald Trump fired Yates, a holdover from the Obama administration, after she refused to defend his travel ban. It wasn't until weeks later that Trump asked f...

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Russia: US Welcomed Syria De-Escalation Zones Deal, Has All Information on Memorandum

Regime backers Russian Federation and Iran and rebel supporter Turkey on Thursday signed a deal at talks in Kazakhstan to set up four safe zones in the war-torn country. "Our operations are focused ...

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Trump's travel ban faces legal test in Virginia appeals court

The Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear an hour of oral arguments in the Trump administration's appeal of a March 16 ruling by Maryland-based federal judge Theodore C...

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Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret

In a related development on Friday, two separate marches were staged in Jordanian capital Amman - one by leftist groups and another by an Islamic group - to show solidarity with the Palestinian hung...

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