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Man shouting 'Allahu akbar' kills three in California shooting spree

Man shouting 'Allahu akbar' kills three in California shooting spree

Authorities say the man fired 16 rounds in one minute. He is homeless, and was believed to be armed, officials said. He opened fire at four locations within a block. All three victims were white. "Our...

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President Trump Hosts 21000 to His 1st Easter Egg Roll

The White House may have just witnessed the weirdest Easter Egg Roll annual celebration ever under Donald Trump's rule. The Bunny, which stood about the same height as Trump's youngest son, Barron, ...

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Yorkshire set to be key battleground as MPs vote on snap election

She has consistently ruled out such a move, but now says the United Kingdom has no choice; with parliament failing to unite, make no mistake, this is the real battle over Brexit. "Division in Westmi...

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Samsung Announces High Profit Estimates For Q1 2017

That would be its best quarterly profit in nearly four years and shows a recovery from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. Samsung said its first-quarter sales rose only modestly, to 50 trillion won. A ruling...

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Israel puts Marwan Barghouti in solitary confinement for writing op-ed

A spokesman for the Israel Prison Service (IPS), Assaf Librati, said the prison service does not, as a rule, negotiate with prisoners. Top Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi called on the worldwide ...

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'Partial' relief for UP farmers, BJP forced to see reason: Rahul Gandhi

'Partial' relief for UP farmers, BJP forced to see reason: Rahul Gandhi

More than 21 million small farmers who own less than 2 hectares (5 acres) of land will benefit from the relief. On one hand, Rahul Gandhi has termed it as a step in the right direction, while Akhilesh...

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UMass grad Jason Ayr finishes top 30 at 2017 Boston Marathon

UMass grad Jason Ayr finishes top 30 at 2017 Boston Marathon

In her later races, no subterfuge was necessary. Having fought sexism when she ran Boston the first time, she said she already knows the next boundary she has to break through: ageism. When the ra...

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Ivanka Trump's business deals with China raise questions from ethics experts

Ivanka Trump's business deals with China raise questions from ethics experts

According to the AP , Ivanka Trump Marks LLC applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and the USA after the election. September 29, 2016: Her company announ...

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Foreign Ministry condemns Egypt bombings, says no M'sians affected

Foreign Ministry condemns Egypt bombings, says no M'sians affected

IS claimed the attacks via its Aamaq news agency, after having recently warned that it would step up attacks on Egypt's Christians. A militant group called Liwa al-Thawra claimed responsibility fo...

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Trump wishes Britain 'best of luck' with early election

Since taking office after her predecessor David Cameron resigned in the wake of Britain's June 23 vote to leave the EU, May had repeatedly ruled out going to the polls before the next scheduled electi...

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'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after auto chase

The father of 10 was shot and killed Sunday as he was leaving an Easter celebration. (AP Photo/James H. Collins, File). During the almost 48 hours that Stephens was on the run, the American media ...

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5 things to know about Ottawa's new cannabis legislation

A new offence with a penalty of up to 14 years in jail will also be created for using a youth to commit a cannabis-related offence. "That is on par with violent crimes, assaults, and rape, which hav...

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Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race

Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race

Democrat Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old former congressional staffer, and Republican Karen Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, will meet in the June 20 runoff. "If you don't vote tomorrow, Ossof...

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Pence reassures Japan of commitment to rein in N Korea

In an exclusive interview with Fox & Friends that aired on Tuesday, President Trump revealed he may not be sure who now rules North Korea. His language was stronger than in a written statement he is...

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Va. Senator Dick Black who met with Assad now defends Syrian President

Tillerson says the Islamic State group is a threat not just to the USA but to stability in the region. For the most part, Gabbard stuck to her talking points despite a barrage of questions from Bl...

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Facebook Murders Suspect Now in Pennsylvania; Joy Lane Reacts to Murder Videos

Stephens posted a video of himself killing Robert Godwin Sr., a former foundry worker who had 10 children, police said . Mark Zuckerberg used his biggest press event of the year to briefly address ...

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McDonald's pit stop led police to Facebook killer

Tips on Steve Stephens' whereabouts are rushing in to police by the hundreds, but they're begging the public for more as the manhunt stretches into day 3. "I wanted them to know how sorry we are for...

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Pound recovers on news of early election bid for 8 June

Pound recovers on news of early election bid for 8 June

Governments used to be able to call elections when they saw fit, but the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, passed in 2011, set a timetable for elections to take place every five years. Some were surprised b...

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French say imminent "terror attack" thwarted

Campaign managers have been working extra hard to convince swing voters. Far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon, who has surged in recent weeks, was on 19 percent, the poll showed, while conservative...

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United States strikes on Syria aid extremists: Russian Federation

The two countries are already under various types of USA sanctions. Russian Federation earlier this week denied a chemical weapons attack that took place in Syria saying the deaths in Khan Sheikhoun...

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In France Presidential hopefuls debate economy, Europe

In France Presidential hopefuls debate economy, Europe

On Jean Lasalle - "son of a shepherd, brother of a shepherd" - with his impenetrable Pyrenean accent; on Francois Asselineau with his "Frexit" obsession; on the rival Trotskyites Philippe Poutou and N...

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Pope Francis holds Easter Sunday mass

In his Easter message, Pope Francis appeared to reference the rising tensions between North Korea and the U.S. as he urged world leaders to stop "the spread of conflicts". The Catholic Church's first ...

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Gorsuch Set for Supreme Court Confirmation After Senate Tears Up Own Rules

Gorsuch Set for Supreme Court Confirmation After Senate Tears Up Own Rules

Since then, the Colorado judge has met with 78 senators and underwent three days of confirmation hearings in March. As for Gorsuch, 49, he will be sworn in Monday and will quickly begin confronting ...

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Erdogan tells Russian Federation to reconsider support for Assad

The Syrian air force resumed flight operations at the base that the USA had struck Friday. On Friday, senior USA military officials were looking more closely at possible Russian involvement in the p...

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Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch Friday

Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch Friday

In 2005, with the Senate under GOP control, Republicans prepared to utilize the "nuclear option" to remove the filibuster for lower-court nominees. "I am proud to have voted for Judge Neil Gorsuch...

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Swedish court papers name truck attack suspect

In a court document seen by AFP , Akilov's state-appointed lawyer Johan Eriksson said his client had asked him to "relieve himself of his mission", saying he "expressly wanted to be defended by a S...

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Australia visa cut to hit Indian IT workers

Australia visa cut to hit Indian IT workers

In a move that follows similar curbs on migrants by numerous developed nations around the world, Mr Turnbull revealed plans to abolish the 457 visas which are used by about 170,000 people and their fa...

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Graham: 'I've never been more encouraged by the Trump administration'

It had earlier picked up supplies at the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk. The two leaders also called for an "objective, unbiased investigation" into the incident involving chemical weapons which kil...

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First Woman to Finish Boston Marathon Does It Again, 50 Years Later

First Woman to Finish Boston Marathon Does It Again, 50 Years Later

Now 70 years old, Switzer completed the race in about four-and-a-half hours, about 10 minutes slower than her time in 1967. She's run 39 marathons, and when she made her return to the Boston Maratho...

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Johnson labels Putin a 'super villain' over support for Syria

His government's choice to use force in response to mass protests that began in 2011 escalated to a deadly chemical attack on April 4. They are also terrifying. Assad said on Thursday the poison g...

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