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Uber integrates Transit into its app for a multimodal tool

Uber integrates Transit into its app for a multimodal tool

Uber, which has hailed itself as a "first-mile, last-mile" option for Washington commuters, will soon display wait times for public transit - including Metro - in its app. A future which Uber further ...

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Investigator Now Says Murdered DNC Staffer Didn't Contact WikiLeaks Before Mysterious Death

Investigator Now Says Murdered DNC Staffer Didn't Contact WikiLeaks Before Mysterious Death

Wheeler later told CNN he had no such evidence and that he had, in fact, only heard of some information attributed to him from a Fox News reporter with whom he spoke. "We are continuing to coopera...

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Australia budget 2017: Treasurer promises fairness and growth

Australia budget 2017: Treasurer promises fairness and growth

The new charge went into effect following Tuesday night's budget, and will be levied annually. The budget has hit the big banks with a $6.2 billion tax, which UBS analyst Jonathan Mott said could be...

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Four candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director face interviews

Four candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director face interviews

In an exclusive interview with NBC News aired on Thursday , Trump said he had decided on his own to fire Comey before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein recommended he do it. "We need an independ...

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Serial killer Ian Brady dead at age 79

Brady's lawyer Robin Makin, the executor of his will, said that the murderer did not pass any information about Bennett in the moments before his death. She died in 1999, without ever having recovered...

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Exit polls showed the success of her party in the elections

CDU general secretary Peter Tauber said the party had won the Social Democrats' "heartland" in North Rhine-Westphalia, but other figures suggested regional issues played a key role. "At the end, when ...

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Investigators raid homes of Indian ex-finance minister, son

Investigators raid homes of Indian ex-finance minister, son

The federal probe agency has also raided at least a dozen odd places since Tuesday morning. The country's top investigating agency, the CBI, says that Mr Chidambaram's son, Karti Chidambaram , was gi...

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Who was in Trump's meeting with the Russians?

This information included the name of the city where some of the intelligence had been collected. Mr McMaster , in a White House briefing, said: "In the context of that discussion, what the preside...

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Trump Will Be First Sitting President Ever to Visit Western Wall

Trump will meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders as part of his first foreign trip as president later this week. US Embassy in Tel Aviv. "My consistent and unequivocal position is that the U....

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White House: Trump staffer's Western Wall comment does not reflect administration policy

White House: Trump staffer's Western Wall comment does not reflect administration policy

The notes were released on Monday by Mr Netanyahu's office. The Prime Minister's office also released a transcript of a meeting between Ambassador Ron Dermer and former National Security Advisor Mik...

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GOP senator: 'Absurd' to accept Putin's transcripts of Trump conversation

Asked whether the U.S. had reached out to the ally that provided the information, he replied: "I'm not going to comment on specifically where it came from". The controversy comes amid existing investi...

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New American Ambassador Presents Credentials to Israeli President

Haley's comments attracted particular attention because they came in the wake of a diplomatic dust-up between American and Israeli officials over planning for President Donald Trump's trip next week t...

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Pope County recognizes National Police Week

Pope County recognizes National Police Week

The president took the opportunity to speak about his desire to change the culture of negativity toward police and law enforcement in general, saying officers are under attack in the United States. "A...

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Congressman Al Green calls for Trump impeachment

Researchers behind the poll attribute the gloomy outlook on Trump to several obvious reasons; namely, respondents don't buy the reasons given for Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey...

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Putin offers transcript of Trump meeting with Lavrov

Speaking at a joint news conference with the visiting Italian prime minister, Putin said on Wednesday Moscow initially found debates about Russia's meddling in US politics as "funny" but said Moscow i...

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McCain: White House crisis has reached 'Watergate size and scale'

McCain: White House crisis has reached 'Watergate size and scale'

This reversal was also evident in currency markets, with the euro EUR= climbing to its highest since November 7 - just before the USA presidential election - against the dollar. The associate was not ...

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Enda Kenny To Resign As Fine Gael Leader

Enda Kenny To Resign As Fine Gael Leader

Mr Kenny initially revealed his plans to stand down a year ago, when he said he would not lead Fine Gael into the next general election. A new leader will be announced on Friday, June 2. Speaking at...

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'High possibility' of conflict amid missile crisis, says South Korean president

'High possibility' of conflict amid missile crisis, says South Korean president

While North Korea claims the latest test launch of missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads was conducted " in consideration of the safety of neighboring countries ", Moon criticized Pyongyang'...

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FLASHBACK: Happy Star Wars Day!

FLASHBACK: Happy Star Wars Day!

Fans have already been excited for the release of the new Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi, after Disney has released a trailer ahead of its December 2017 release . This key ev...

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Schumer demands transcript of Trump meeting with Russian officials

Putin has pushed for anti-terror cooperation for years, arguing that the fight against the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations would only succeed if Moscow and Washington combined ...

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1 more kidnapped girl rescued in addition to 82

1 more kidnapped girl rescued in addition to 82

The only relative allowed to meet them was Yakubu Nkeki, chairman for the Chibok parents' group and a primary school teacher who taught numerous girls, according to the Guardian . "Don't you know t...

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United Nations urges Israel to end ill-treatment of Palestinians

United Nations urges Israel to end ill-treatment of Palestinians

There is also a continuous channel of communication that India wishes to keep open with Palestine through a joint commission set up by junior foreign minister MJ Akbar. His visit to Israel in July wil...

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Students punished for wearing braided extensions

Students punished for wearing braided extensions

It's 2017, and black students are still getting in trouble for wearing black hairstyles. "That's when we sent a certified letter to the Board of Trustees". Cregor went on to suggest that the school's ...

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US extends Iran nuke sanctions relief, adds other sanctions

Donald Trump's White House has renewed sanctions relief for Iran, despite the U.S. president's past criticism. The easing of sanctions is part of a crucial nuclear deal brokered in 2015 under then-P...

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Nine protesters injured in Washington outside Turkish Embassy

Nine protesters injured in Washington outside Turkish Embassy

Turkey insists that these YPG militants and their PYD political party are tied to the Kurdish insurgency in Turkey known as the PKK, which the USA, the European Union and Turkey all consider a terrori...

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US would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop

US would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop

United Nations sanctions monitors have told the council that North Korea has been successful in evading sanctions, by using front companies in China and in Malaysia along with middlemen in other co...

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MPs clear way for United Kingdom general election on June 8

MPs clear way for United Kingdom general election on June 8

The president of the European Commission believes "real" Brexit talks will only start after British snap elections called for June 8, an EU spokesman said on Wednesday. Antonio Tajani said all 27 ot...

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Chelsea Manning released after seven years in military prison

Military prosecutors in 2010 charged Manning with 22 offenses, including violations of the Espionage Act, for giving hundreds of thousands of classified USA documents and diplomatic cables to WikiLea...

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Watch Melissa McCarthy's most hilarious Sean Spicer bit yet from SNL

But when reporters start to prod Spicey on his relationship with Trump amid rumors that the president wants to fire him, Spicey gets riled up and rides his motorized podium straight to Trump Tower to ...

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Scotland 'leading the way with progressive policies'

Scotland 'leading the way with progressive policies'

The Scottish Government put forward proposals at the end of a year ago in an attempt to create a bespoke Brexit deal for Scotland - where the vote to remain was 62% - but Ms Sturgeon said they were "d...

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