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Muslims more satisfied with U.S. than any religious group, poll finds

Muslims more satisfied with U.S. than any religious group, poll finds

American Muslims have reported experiencing a far higher rate of discrimination than any other religious group in the country, but they are also more satisfied with the United States than any other fa...

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ANC leaders issue ultimatum to Andile Lungisa to step down

ANC leaders issue ultimatum to Andile Lungisa to step down

This comes three weeks after Mantashe wrote a letter to Lungisa informing him that he had reported him to the national disciplinary committee and the NEC after he went against the SG's advice not to c...

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Manafort pushes back on report he worked to help Putin's government

Mr Manafort confirmed he worked for Mr Deripaska but told the Associated Press his rule was being unfairly cast as "inappropriate or nefarious" as part of a "smear campaign". While Comey repeatedly ...

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WSJ Editorial Likens Trump to Drunk With Empty Gin Bottle

WSJ Editorial Likens Trump to Drunk With Empty Gin Bottle

If President Trump were to announce that a missile launched by North Korea landed in the immediate neighborhood of Hawaii, can most Americans be expected to believe him? As a prime example, it point...

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Iraq says more than 180 000 displaced from west Mosul

Iraqi troops are closing in on Mosul's old city, where some of the fiercest fighting is expected to unfold. Iraq launched its military offensive to retake western Mosul from the Islamic State, also ...

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Democrats Leaning on Joe Biden to Help Save Obamacare From Repeal

Democrats Leaning on Joe Biden to Help Save Obamacare From Repeal

Capitol to oppose the Republican health care plan, which is set to come up for the first of several expected votes the next day. The event, which also will feature Americans who have benefited fro...

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Australian police minister reports himself for using phone in auto

Australian police minister reports himself for using phone in auto

Troy Grant says his vehicle was turned off and the phone was in a hands free device when he took the snap. He later posted it to Twitter. Dubbo MP Troy Grant used his phone to take a picture of a ...

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South Korea government raises issue of China's economic retaliation with WTO

South Korea government raises issue of China's economic retaliation with WTO

Relations between China and South Korea have slumped since Seoul said it would install the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system to protect it against what it sees as growing aggression...

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Ken Livingstone calls for anti-Corbyn MPs to be suspended

Ken Livingstone calls for anti-Corbyn MPs to be suspended

He also called for the suspension of 12 of Jeremy Corbyn's most vocal MP critics. Livingstone, who is now attempting to rejoin the Labour Party after being suspended over allegedly anti-semitic rema...

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Trump to attend North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in May

Trump to attend North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in May

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will skip a planned meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organization foreign ministers next month, while also arranging a visit to Russian Federation, the State Depa...

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Senate saber-rattling begins over Gorsuch vote

Senate saber-rattling begins over Gorsuch vote

Beyond attacking the treatment of the nominee who came before Gorsuch , Democrats' opening statements focused on the parts of Gorsuch's record that they said were concerning, such as his writings que...

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India among world's least happy nations

India among world's least happy nations

The report also said people in China were no happier than they had been 25 years ago while happiness has fallen in America. The Emirates has moved up seven places in the World Happiness Report si...

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Brussels attacks: First anniversary of bombings marked

Brussels attacks: First anniversary of bombings marked

A ceremony was held at Brussels Airport where two suicide bombers detonated their devices in the departure hall during morning rush hour on 22 March past year, claiming the lives of 16 people. During ...

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Le Pen 'beaten by centrist candidate' in TV debate

Le Pen 'beaten by centrist candidate' in TV debate

The top candidates in France's volatile presidential election go head-to-head in a televised debate on Monday as polls show centrist Emmanuel Macron and far right leader Marine Le Pen pulling away f...

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Two German-born terror suspects to be deported

Two German-born terror suspects to be deported

The pair were arrested in the university city last month suspected of plotting a bomb attack. The country opened its doors to millions of new arrivals over the last few years, but a series of terror...

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Narendra Modi comes UP, Yogi Adityanath swearing ceremony done

Narendra Modi comes UP, Yogi Adityanath swearing ceremony done

The announcement was made by Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya who confirmed that the Chief Minister had put a ban on the use of pan massala after visiting the secretariat in Lucknow. So is h...

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We'll occupy AI's office until it leave Nigeria - Group

We'll occupy AI's office until it leave Nigeria - Group

The document which emanated from Amnesty International USA and copied to the then US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter and now former US Secretary of State John Kerry used the demand of assurances th...

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Canada Gives US$119 Million to Fight Hunger in Africa

Canada Gives US$119 Million to Fight Hunger in Africa

Commissioner Mimica said: "The sooner we act, the more lives we can save". South Sudan has denied a report by the United Nations, accusing the government of buying weapons, while the country was e...

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Stampede at Henan primary school kills 2 children, injures 20 more

Stampede at Henan primary school kills 2 children, injures 20 more

One of the walls then reportedly collapsed as a result, leading to the deaths of at least one child. Images from outside the school following the stampede have gone viral on Chinese social media. ...

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'No plans' to introduce electronic device ban on Irish flights

Travelers can still bring these devices with them into the cabin on flights to those destinations on flights originating in the UK. The ban is needed because "terrorist groups continue to target comme...

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Maharashtra assembly suspends 19 Opposition MLAs till December 31

Maharashtra assembly suspends 19 Opposition MLAs till December 31

Suspended MLAs are: Vijay Wadettiwar, Bhaskar Jadhav, Madhusudan Kendre, Krunal Patil, Jitendra Awhad, Deepak Chouhan, Rahul Bondre, Harshvardhan Sakpal, Sangram Thopte, Sangram Jagtap, Amit Zanak, DP...

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Ohio Department of Education considers reduction in testing

Ohio Department of Education considers reduction in testing

This also will allow more time to ensure that feedback received on the draft template can be considered carefully. Secretary DeVos and Congress are stripping away numerous requirements of the fede...

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U.S. in sad shape on world happiness scale

U.S. in sad shape on world happiness scale

Sweden has dropped from fifth place four years ago, but John Helliwell , one of the editors of the report , told The Local last year that the drop did not indicate that Swedes are getting unhappier....

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Government bans laptops on flights to United Kingdom from six countries

Several flights that arrive daily at Logan International Airport in Boston will be affected by the new restrictions on passengers bringing certain electronics as carry-on items. Secretary of Homeland...

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Goals Soccer Centres plc

Goals Soccer Centres plc

The lowest target is $4 while the high is $60.0. The analyst stated that the investment firm has set a price target of 140 on shares of LON:GOAL. ANGI was included in 6 notes of analysts from July 2...

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European Union to hold first Brexit summit next month

European Union to hold first Brexit summit next month

By the end of next week, after he has received Prime Minister Theresa May's letter, European Council President Donald Tusk should have distributed draft guidelines for the negotiations to the 27 oth...

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Man gets 40 years in abduction once called hoax

Man gets 40 years in abduction once called hoax

A Vallejo police officer speaks to press. Huskins had to stop several times as she was overcome by emotion, the station reports. Huskins´ mother also objected specifically to the fact that Muller ...

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Coons questions Gorsuch on Day 2 of confirmation hearings

Coons questions Gorsuch on Day 2 of confirmation hearings

It's a chance for Senate Democrats to take a stand against the Trump administration, and express their anger that Republicans blocked a hearing for President Barack Obama's selection for the seat, Jud...

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First triple-double for TCU sinks Richmond 86-68 in NIT

First triple-double for TCU sinks Richmond 86-68 in NIT

This was Richmond's second trip to the NIT quarterfinals in the past three years. Dixon has surpassed the expectations set out for him in his first year at his alma mater. Vladimir Brodziansky ,...

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Erdogan: EU no longer be able to threaten us

Erdogan: EU no longer be able to threaten us

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said he anxious that the conflict would spill over to ties between German citizens and those of Turkish descent. Meanwhile, Turkey has threatened to send 15,00...

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