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Safe Boating Week Is Coming

Safe Boating Week Is Coming

Each year, on average, 700 people die in boating-related accidents, 8 out of every 10 victims were not wearing a life jacket. Swofford said boating responsibly and being aware of your surroundings w...

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COMMENT: Macron's election win - that was the easy bit

COMMENT: Macron's election win - that was the easy bit

Similar cables of congratulations were sent by Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, and Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister ...

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Speeding vehicle hits pedestrians in Times Square

Speeding vehicle hits pedestrians in Times Square

Elsman's 13-year-old sister was also struck by the vehicle, but survived, police said. Her 13-year-old sister was among the 22 injured. "I wanted to kill them", during his arrest, and also said he hea...

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Can't vilify EVMs by hacking a look-alike machine — EC to AAP

V Maitreyan of the AIADMK's Panneerselvam camp said his group is convinced with the EVM security. "We will demonstrate and prove before the panel how EVMs can be tampered with the help of its ROM (r...

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U.S. decries violence during Turkish president's Washington visit

U.S. decries violence during Turkish president's Washington visit

But the Turkish Embassy said the demonstrators were aggressively provoking Turkish-Americans who had gathered to greet the president, and they in turn responded in self-defence. The security detail, h...

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Russian foreign minister mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports

Russian foreign minister mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports

Cyprus' foreign minister Ioannis Kasoulides, right, and Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov talk to the media during a press conference after their meeting at the foreign ministry in capital Nicosia , ...

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Julian Assange: Rape investigation against Wikileaks founder dropped

Julian Assange: Rape investigation against Wikileaks founder dropped

The police said a warrant was issued against Assange in 2012 after he failed to hand himself in for extradition to Sweden, adding: "The Metropolitan Police Service is obliged to execute that warrant s...

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RNC chair: Comey 'would have reported it' if Trump 'crossed a line'

They were warned about this weeks before the inauguration of President Trump . "I don't think he understands it", said the official, adding that Trump needed more detailed briefings before leaving ...

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Sweden To Drop Rape Investigation Into Julian Assange

Sweden To Drop Rape Investigation Into Julian Assange

One of Assange's lawyers said earlier on Friday that closing the investigation or lifting the European arrest warrant would not necessarily mean he could easily leave for Ecuador, which has granted hi...

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If Cornyn Picked to Replace Comey, Senate Would be in Disarray

As for his potential interest, Cornyn told KVUE, "I have the distinct privilege of serving 28 million Texans in the United States Senate, and that is where my focus remains". Cornyn declined to say Mo...

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Immediate threat to Kulbhushan Jadhav's life, it's urgent to suspend death sentence

Immediate threat to Kulbhushan Jadhav's life, it's urgent to suspend death sentence

India made it clear that the Jadhav has been falsely implicated by Pakistan. Islamabad has rejected 16 Indian requests for consular access to Jadhav, who is held at an unknown prison in Pakistan. As I...

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Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange

Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange

London's Metropolitan Police said the prosecutor's decision left Mr Assange wanted for a "much less serious offence" and the police "will provide a level of resourcing which is proportionate to t...

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S.Korea, Japan seek to lower tensions over 'comfort women'

S.Korea, Japan seek to lower tensions over 'comfort women'

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who took office last week, has campaigned on a more moderate approach towards the North but he has said it must change its attitude of insisting on arms development...

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Fox News' Kimberly Guilfoyle in talks for White House press secretary job

Fox News' Kimberly Guilfoyle in talks for White House press secretary job

Named for the historic Silk Road, the project is also created to cast China as the new leading defender of free trade, stepping into a geopolitical role President Trump's protectionist rhetoric threat...

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Emmanuel Macron: Tough task ahead after victory in France

Emmanuel Macron: Tough task ahead after victory in France

Macron, whose political movement was created just a year ago, is putting together his list of candidates for the legislative elections - a task he has complicated by pledging absolute gender parity an...

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What Sally Yates knew

What Sally Yates knew

Army general, spoke with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December, the same day the Obama administration ordered sanctions on Russia for its alleged hacking of Clinton's presidential campaign. Sp...

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Donald Trump says he fired James Comey because he was 'unpopular'

No. next question", Trump said when asked during a joint news conference with Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos if he had, in any way, tried to influence the probe. "He will need an outside team ...

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USA warplanes strike Syrian pro-government militia convoy

Syrian state television said a USA coalition airstrike had hit "one of our military points". He said: "We are not increasing our role in the Syrian civil war". 'This is not only an attack in Syri...

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3 more gang members arrested, 7 still being sought

3 more gang members arrested, 7 still being sought

All of those arrested now face federal racketeering charges alleging they conspired with other gang members to commit various crimes. Some of the defendants are connected to at least six homicides a...

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Trump weighs embassy move's effect on Mideast peace process

A White House spokesman later told CNN: "These comments were not authorized by the White House". Adelson, the chairman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, has donated tens of millions of d...

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At 3.9 Percent, Mass. Jobless Rate Up Full Point Since November

That's a slight decline from March when the rate was 4.8 percent. However, Bernick zeroed in on the jobs lost between March and April as a possible sign of a slowing economy. Walker II, the secretar...

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Joe Lieberman is front-runner to be next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Lieberman, who is Jewish and staunchly pro-Israel, is a former independent senator from CT, who ran on a ticket with Democrat Al Gore in 2000. The FBI will provide the investigative muscle for the n...

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Journalist allegedly

Journalist allegedly "manhandled by FCC guards" for asking questions

Federal Communications Commission officials said they apologized to a journalist today after the reporter accused FCC guards of "manhandling" him for trying to ask questions after a press conference e...

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Trump to Set $350B Arms Deal for Saudis

I will vigorously defend American interests is what I like to do!" The trip will be the first stop on Trump's first worldwide trip since taking office in January and will include political and comme...

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George HW Bush weighs in on Ailes' death

He held the position until 2016, when he resigned due to allegations of sexual harassment from Gretchen Carlson, a former news anchor. Former Fox News head Roger Ailes' death on Thursday sparked...

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Union Station's advertisement screen played porn videos

Union Station's advertisement screen played porn videos

It is believed the clips were streamed from adult website PornHub and were immediately noticed by passersby. "What the hell is this?" one man shouts out pointing at the screen. While the 24/7 screen...

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Trump to extend Iran sanctions, still developing USA policy

The White House is now reviewing USA policy toward Iran. As president, he has altered his position, insisting he is still studying the accord and hasn't made a final decision. Iran signed the Joint C...

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Prosecutor saw no chance of extraditing Assange

Prosecutor saw no chance of extraditing Assange

As NPR's Frank Langfitt reports, Assange has remained at the Ecuadorean Embassy for years out of fear that an extradition to Sweden would spell another extradition, in turn, to the USA, "where he coul...

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Merkel Ally Says Macron's Brexit Stance to Strengthen Her Hand

Merkel Ally Says Macron's Brexit Stance to Strengthen Her Hand

Mr. Macron himself sounded a note of skepticism about the political obstacles standing in the way of such major changes. French President Emmanuel Macron will hold talks with European Council Presid...

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French president names mix of faces to left-right government

French president names mix of faces to left-right government

On Sunday, Macron, who won the French runoff election on May 7, securing over 66 percent of votes, officially assumed office and on Monday, the new president announced that Philippe, the mayor of Le H...

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