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Death toll due to garbage dump rises to 29; 30 still missing

Sri Lankan residents survey damaged homes at the site of a collapsed garbage dump in Colombo on April 16, 2017. At least 19 people, including five children, have died after a huge rubbish dump col...

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Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony

Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony

The militants had lost the means of waging war against Uganda and no longer posed a significant threat, he added. They were notorious for their brutality and for kidnapping children for use as fight...

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Allegations against Susan Rice should be a high priority for Congress

Allegations against Susan Rice should be a high priority for Congress

Erin Pelton, a spokeswoman for Rice, said , "I'm not going to dignify the president's ludicrous charge with a comment". Susan Rice says it was sometimes necessary for her to request the identity of...

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Man arrested over Rolleston shootings

Man arrested over Rolleston shootings

The man escaped before police arrived. He is now being interviewed and is likely to face a range of serious charges. An area on Newtons Road was cordoned off after reports at 10pm of shots fired. ...

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Klopp upset at UEFA's Dortmund decision

Klopp upset at UEFA's Dortmund decision

We leave with an advantage, not extremely big, but big all the same. There is little doubt that the attack had an impact on the German performances and there is likely to be a somber, if defiant, at...

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Trump takes aim at H-1B visa program

Trump toured the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on Inc., and then he was expected to sign an order aimed at curbing what his administration says are hiring abuses in a visa program used by USA...

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Brighton promoted to Premier League from Championship for first time

Brighton promoted to Premier League from Championship for first time

The aim was to put ourselves within an opportunity to get promotion, and we've managed to do that earlier than what we thought. Skalak, a 2016 signing from Czech side FC Mlads Boleslav, was also car...

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19 detained for anti-referendum protests

However, the prime minister said Erdogan will likely not take over the party until the AKP's congress next year. Other alleged violations included the HDP's polling station monitors being rejected...

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Brother of Fresno suspect shocked by killings

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said Muhammad approached a vehicle in between shootings, but he spared the lives of two women who were in the auto with a child. Fresno shooting spree suspect motivated ...

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Rouhani to run for second term as president of Iran

The Iranian government ostensibly maintains its own domestic human rights monitor, but in practice his role appears to emphasize public denial of criticisms raised by foreign governments and non-gover...

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Polls closing in Georgia's congressional contest

Trump underperformed other Republicans in the suburban Atlanta district, an affluent, well-educated swath filled with the kind of voters Democrats need if they hope to reclaim a House majority next ...

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'Australia first' foreign visa changes gets mixed responses - spark cheers and fears

'Australia first' foreign visa changes gets mixed responses - spark cheers and fears

The program will include two new visas. The Australian Hotels Association (AHA) has called on the federal government to consider the specific needs of the hospitality sector in the design of a new...

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Labour leader Corbyn backs May's call for early election

Today Momentum - which has faced accusations that it has prioritised city centre rallies over door-knocking for elections - called on supporters to help build a "mass campaigning movement" and deliver...

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Democrat leads in Georgia race; final count delayed

Democrat leads in Georgia race; final count delayed

And two months later, Ossoff will get a second shot in a one-on-one runoff with Handel albeit an uphill climb now that the Republican vote in a reliably GOP district will be consolidated behind one ...

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Trump cautious on relationship with Putin

Trump cautious on relationship with Putin

But Tillerson repeated the administration's new belief that "the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end". The United States and its allies accused Damascus of gassing civilians on April 4, bu...

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Lavrov says Russia, US agree strikes on Syria should not be repeated

Russian President Vladimir Putin is on the "wrong side of history" by siding with the "barbaric" Syrian leader Bashar Assad, a senior United Kingdom diplomat has claimed. A senior Russian diplomat ...

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European Union warns Turkey on death penalty 'red line'

Underscoring the complicated relationship between the USA and Turkey, the White House readout of Trump's call also noted the pressing issues on which the US has tried to work with Turkey, namely fight...

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Trump on North Korea: 'I Don't Want to Telegraph What I'm Doing'

After U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence visited the demilitarized zone in South Korea on Monday and warned that "all options are on the table", a senior North Korean official responded by accusing the Un...

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NY zoo owner: April the giraffe's baby is 'very independent'

NY zoo owner: April the giraffe's baby is 'very independent'

The channel had its biggest day on Saturday, with more than 14 million live views. Mr Patch also described the birth of the calf as being "perfect" and that everything had gone as planned and Apri...

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ISIS death toll from United States 'mother of all bombs' climbs to 94

The provincial government of Nangarhar province in the east of the country where this bomb was dropped, said on Saturday that the latest estimates suggest that the damage inflicted upon the militants ...

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Fresno gunman wanted to kill white people

Fresno gunman wanted to kill white people

He later told police that he hated white people and wanted to kill as many of them as possible. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, who is black, told investigators he chose to target white people in downtown Fr...

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Pence Issues North Korea Another Strong Warning:

Pence Issues North Korea Another Strong Warning: "Sword Stands Ready"

Pyongyang regularly threatens to destroy the United States and amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, it has escalated a war of words, warning of full-out nuclear war if Washington takes mil...

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Israeli Official: Barghouti Should Have Been Served a Death Penalty

Barghouti, a former leader of the Palestinian political party Fatah, has spent the last 15 years in an Israel prison for five murder convictions in relation with terrorist activity, including the mu...

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USA tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

USA tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

A senior North Korean official said Monday that the US has created "a unsafe situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any minute". "North Korea needs to realize don't give us a reason a...

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Turkish FM: Trump and Erdogan to meet in May

The opposition has listed a series of irregularities, but has been particularly outraged by an electoral board decision announced late Sunday to accept ballots that didn't bear the official stamps use...

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Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea

Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea

North Korea used Chinese-made trucks to display missiles at a massive military parade last week, according to photographs released by state media, underlining the difficulty in enforcing United Nation...

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International Monetary Fund revises global growth forecast; SA lags behind

The Fund foresaw a recovery in global demand, subdued deflationary pressures and improved financial markets. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned last week that a "sword of protectionism" hu...

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Fresno shooting: three killed by gunman in central California

Dyer said that in total, Muhammed fired 16 rounds from a revolver in one minute at four places within a block. One of the shooting victims was driven to police in a Pacific Gas and Electric Company ...

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Modi calls for taking 'long jump' towards building new India by '22

Modi calls for taking 'long jump' towards building new India by '22

In fact, they are in charge of 13 states, and share power in four others. Shah said the National Executive of the party took place in Bhubaneswar at a time when political analysts and critics were...

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Mark Selby in control against Fergal O'Brien at World Snooker Championship

Ronnie O'Sullivan has launched a furious attack on World Snooker, labelling them " bullies " in an ongoing row. The five-time world champion has conducted a number of freakish post-match interviews ...

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