• The OPCW experts have collected chemical samples in Syria
The OPCW experts have collected chemical samples in Syria

Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside. But rather than head straight for the site, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons team was forced to sit in Damascus for much of the past week, leading the United States and France to accuse ...

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  • Barbara Bush's funeral attended by Melania Trump, Clintons, others
Barbara Bush's funeral attended by Melania Trump, Clintons, others

Bush's biographer, Jon Meacham, both gave handsome eulogies . He then drew laughs with a nod to Bush's famously sharp tongue: "She called her style a benevolent dictatorship, but honestly, it wasn't all that benevolent". Meacham said it was Barbara Bush's quick tongue that made her so popular, along with her work promoting literacy and bringin...

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  • Trump Campaign Lashes Out Over DNC Collusion Lawsuit
Trump Campaign Lashes Out Over DNC Collusion Lawsuit

The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia , WikiLeaks, and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

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  • Bengal Panchayat polls: HC asks poll panel to announce fresh schedule
Bengal Panchayat polls: HC asks poll panel to announce fresh schedule

The decision comes as a major blow to the West Bengal government and the Trinamool Congress. "Singh took this stand despite repeated assurances from the ruling establishment that his position will not be affected even if the Opposition moves court again", said a source, referring to a sudden change in the approach of the poll panel chief.

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  • Execution of Walter Moody for 1989 mail-bomb slaying to proceed
Execution of Walter Moody for 1989 mail-bomb slaying to proceed

Earlier Thursday, the Supreme Court denied the appeals from Moody's attorney after temporarily delaying his death by lethal injection. Walter Moody's age shows the outdated death row system throughout the United States, in which more than 2,000 individuals are scheduled to be put to death.

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  • Siddaramaiah to contest from two constituencies
Siddaramaiah to contest from two constituencies

Though Mr Siddaramaiah, though wanted to contest from one segment, was facing a tricky situation as leaders from Bagalkot had urged the High Command to ensure he contested from Badami also as the party would benefit from it in the Mumbai-Karnataka region.

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  • Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Another Felony
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Another Felony

He was indicted February 22 in a separate case for allegedly photographing a partially nude woman without her consent and making the image accessible by computer. But Hawley said he didn't have jurisdiction to charge Greitens with a crime. Separately, a special House investigatory committee is to recommend whether to pursue impeachment proceeding...

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  • Making public contents of notice before being admitted against rules: Par officials
Making public contents of notice before being admitted against rules: Par officials

An impeachment motion is instituted under Article 124 (4) and Article 217 (1)(b). An impeachment motion can be instituted in either house of the Parliament . The handbook for Rajya Sabha members says "a notice for raising a matter in the house should not be given publicity by any member or other person until it has been admitted by the chairma...

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  • Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians
Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians

The latest deaths brought to 32 the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in protests since late March. Gaza's Health Ministry said 445 protesters were injured, including 96 by gunfire. Friday's demonstration was the fourth in as many weeks of a planned, weeks-long sit-in dubbed the Great March of Return. "Despite the brutal repression...

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  • Video of Fraternity Initiation Shows Use of Slurs
Video of Fraternity Initiation Shows Use of Slurs

As a journalist, Newhouse School graduate and former Daily Orange writer, I'm proud of The Daily Orange for having the journalistic awareness and integrity to publish the Theta Tau video. "It's, 'Here's counseling, we're here if you need us, there's resource centers, and we promise we'll punish them.' But there's no mechanisms for change".

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  • Beijing tells Trump to be 'patient' after trade gap widens
Beijing tells Trump to be 'patient' after trade gap widens

Chinese state broadcaster China Central Television showed footage of the President boarding one of his destroyers which then sailed to an unnamed location in the contentious waters to watch the drills . And we did other things too. After Trump unveiled another set of planned tariffs last Friday, Xi this week struck a conciliatory note, promising...

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  • Cuba to elect new leader as Raúl Castro leaves presidency
Cuba to elect new leader as Raúl Castro leaves presidency

Raul Castro, 86. State-run media and government-controlled Twitter accounts are promoting what is expected to be a historic handover of the presidency to the first non-Castro to lead the country in almost 60 years. On Wednesday, the legislators will elect the legislature's leadership and then, the president, first deputy president and another 2...

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  • Waqf Board withdraws ownership claim of Taj Mahal
Waqf Board withdraws ownership claim of Taj Mahal

The Wakf Tribunal in 2005 held that Taj Mahal is a wakf property. The board told the top court it could manage the monument without ownership. The Bench, which also included Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, told Khurshid that his statement that the board not staking claiming will not help as it has to deal with the monument's regist...

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  • Sean Hannity 'Seems to Get Away With Whatever He Wants'
Sean Hannity 'Seems to Get Away With Whatever He Wants'

Instead, the network issued the following statement, attributed to Hannity: " Michael Cohen has never represented me in any matter". They're taking over the company. But their bosses will evidently refer to it on Hannity terms, as long as he's their star. Prime-time hosts on cable news channels help shape the civic conversation of the nation in ...

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  • Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation
Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

Modi held the first meeting with Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen. Modi's next stop is London , where he plans to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting . He also asked the human rights organizations and as well as Kashmiris based in UK to largely participate in protest during the upcoming Modi's visit to the kingdom.

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  • Israel believes Iranian forces planning attack from Syria: security source
Israel believes Iranian forces planning attack from Syria: security source

Iranian forces operate out of the T4 base and seven Iranian military advisors were killed in the attack. Israeli defense officials said that the majority of Iran's military support is delivered to Syria under the guise of humanitarian aid.

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  • Stormy Daniels Defends Herself Against
Stormy Daniels Defends Herself Against "Publicity Stunt" Claims on 'The View'

The adult film star also recounted a story, first relayed on CBS's 60 Minutes last month, of a threat she received from an unknown man in a Las Vegas auto park in 2011. "We're hopeful someone knows something", Avenatti said. Mr Trump's personal lawyer is being investigated for criminal wrongdoing, and Ms Daniels said she wanted to be present for...

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  • Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92
Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

The COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , is marked by chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Friday, Mrs. Bush will lie in repose where the public can pay their respects from noon until midnight. The other was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams, the nation's second president, and mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president. But he has b...

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  • Barbara Bush Faces Death With Courage
Barbara Bush Faces Death With Courage

Bush's wife. Former US President George H.W. Bush, right, kisses his wife, Barbara (file photo). "My wife and I kind of pattern our family life after theirs because they've been so successful and have such a close relationship", McIngvale said.

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  • How to watch SpaceX launch NASA's new planet-hunting satellite today
How to watch SpaceX launch NASA's new planet-hunting satellite today

Even if TESS does not immediately find possible homes for alien life , it will essentially conduct a census of our galactic neighborhood, offering other insights into planets and solar systems. "This is the reason we're all so excited", said Jessie Christiansen , an astronomer at Caltech and NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute who sits on th...

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  • Trump lawyers fight to keep seized Cohen files out of investigators' hands
Trump lawyers fight to keep seized Cohen files out of investigators' hands

As a first step, the judge said the Government should put the documents in a searchable database to determine which should come under review. Plus, the client had specifically asked for privacy and requested that they appeal any demand to divulge his name.

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  • Western powers at United Nations make case for military action against Syria
Western powers at United Nations make case for military action against Syria

What seems to be delaying that decision is the fear a strike could spark a much bigger war than anyone wants. By supporting Assad, Russia's actions are "prejudicial to our security" and will let the Islamic State group "re-establish itself" - something that "we believe we need to take action to defend", said Pierce.

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  • Israel Offers 'Full Support' For US-Led Airstrikes On Syria
Israel Offers 'Full Support' For US-Led Airstrikes On Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Western powers for launching missile strikes in Syria in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons there, and called for the same "zero-tolerance" policy to be adopted towards preventing "terrorist states" from acquiring nuclear weapons, referring to Israel's main enemy Iran.

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  • Elon Musk sees cash flow positive Tesla this year
Elon Musk sees cash flow positive Tesla this year

Tesla says there is one auto death in the USA for every 86 million miles driven, but for Tesla vehicles, it's one death for every 320 million miles. A moving average filters out random noise and offers a smoother perspective of the price action. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $251.75.

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  • Ricciardo in brilliant style won the race in China
Ricciardo in brilliant style won the race in China

How did Ricciardo do it? The Dutchman was penalised 10 seconds for hitting the Ferrari . Ricciardo's iconic "Shoey" made a return to the podium as Aston Martin Red Bull Racing team celebrated the victory together. The Brit chose not to make a safety vehicle pit stop and suffered as he failed to make the podium. In order to allow the track ma...

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  • Woman who drove SUV with family on-board off a cliff was drunk
Woman who drove SUV with family on-board off a cliff was drunk

The family filed a civil lawsuit against the city and officers in January. Cheryl Hart, who identified herself as a friend of Sarah Hart , called 911 in Clark County on Monday, March 26, anxious because she hadn't been able to reach Sarah since receiving a text message from her at 3 a.m.

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  • Arrest warrant issued for bank robbery suspect
Arrest warrant issued for bank robbery suspect

A hotel guest sitting in his vehicle heard the woman scream, and then saw the suspect running with a purse and jump into a gold SUV. The FBI is asking for help finding the man officials say robbed the Enrichment Federal Credit Union in Cedar Springs on Friday afternoon.

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  • Zuckerberg begins Facebook's case for the defence
Zuckerberg begins Facebook's case for the defence

Yesterday Facebook shares dipped, but are still up three percent overall since Zuckerberg began his testimony on Capitol Hill. When the Facebook CEO appeared before a US Senate joint committee hearing on Tuesday to answer questions on Facebook's scandals, there were no real upsets or scandalous remarks.

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  • Paternal grandmother had custody of child killed in Knightdale incest case
Paternal grandmother had custody of child killed in Knightdale incest case

Law enforcement officials in three states are working to untangle the chain of events that led to the deaths of four people, among them a seven-month-old boy. "I waited 18 long years to have a relationship with my daughter - and now he's completely destroyed it". She said she believed Steven brainwashed and manipulated Katie.

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  • US, UK, France launch precision strikes on Syria
US, UK, France launch precision strikes on Syria

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned such an attack carried the risk of spinning out of control, suggesting caution ahead of a decision on how to respond to an attack against civilians last weekend that USA officials are increasingly certain involved the use of banned chemical weapons.

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  • Candlelight Vigil Planned To Honor Slain Yarmouth Police Officer
Candlelight Vigil Planned To Honor Slain Yarmouth Police Officer

Even as an undergraduate Sean Gannon knew he wanted to be a K-9 officer with a police department. "We are also praying tonight for the recovery of Officer Gannon's K9 partner, who was also injured in today's tragic incident", state police said in a statement.

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  • Who will replace House Speaker Paul Ryan?
Who will replace House Speaker Paul Ryan?

Nancy Pelosi in House leadership. On Thursday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom", House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) said he would not run against House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) if McCarthy runs to replace Paul Ryan (R-WI) as House Speaker.

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  • Afghan district governor among seven killed in attack
Afghan district governor among seven killed in attack

He said Taliban fighters had killed about 20 Afghan security force members. This content is restricted to site members. Ghazni's Khawaja Omari district was considered one of the province's safest districts. The total number of civilian casualties in the January-March period reached 2,258 - nearly unchanged from the same period in the past two y...

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  • Watchdog confirms UK findings on nerve agent used on Russian spy
Watchdog confirms UK findings on nerve agent used on Russian spy

She said the Security Council meeting "will most probably be on Wednesday afternoon". Russian Federation has consistently denied any involvement in the poisoning. "The chemical weapons watchdog did not explicitly name Novichok in its published summary, say where the poison may have come from or assign blame for the attack".

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  • Comey: John Kelly called Trump
Comey: John Kelly called Trump "dishonorable" for firing me

He reportedly saw news of his firing on televisions playing in the room and at first thought it was a prank. Republicans will highlight Democratic criticism of Comey over his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email. Mueller now appears to be focused more on financial crimes than on unproven claims that Trump obstructed justice ...

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  • Trump Reverses Course and Proposes Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership
Trump Reverses Course and Proposes Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership

In a CNBC interview in January, Trump said , "I would do TPP if we were able to make a substantially better deal". Republican Senator Ben Sasse from Nebraska said Trump has deputized Lighthizer and Kudlow to review the Trans-Pacific Partnership, something he campaigned heavily against.

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  • Putin Urges Israel not to Take Action in Syria
Putin Urges Israel not to Take Action in Syria

Syria , Iran and Russian Federation say Israel was behind an air strike on a Syrian air base on Monday that killed seven Iranian military personnel, something Israel has neither confirmed nor denied. The Israeli leader, who has often said that Iran and its pursuit of nuclear weapons is an existential threat to Israel, said that recent events "teach...

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  • Moscow to propose United Nations resolution to probe alleged Syria chemical attack
Moscow to propose United Nations resolution to probe alleged Syria chemical attack

Dozens of people in Douma died and hundreds were injured in the attack , according to the World Health Organization. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said the Syrian government and its Russian allies invited it to send in a fact-finding mission.

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  • Trump welcomes emir of Qatar to White House
Trump welcomes emir of Qatar to White House

A major twist in the Gulf crisis that has gripped the region over the past year appeared on Tuesday, when President Donald Trump welcomed the Qatar emir to the White House. "The meeting will tackle a number of topics, notably promoting investment opportunities in the two countries, encouraging partnerships between businesspersons to stimulate c...

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  • Saudi crown prince kicks off official visit to Paris
Saudi crown prince kicks off official visit to Paris

A Franco-Saudi deal to develop Al Ula, a Saudi city richly endowed with archeological remnants, is also set to be a central highlight of the visit, the source added. "The leadership of both countries share much in common". But the trip follows a period of underlying tensions, with Macron seeking to bolster ties with the Arab world's biggest econo...

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  • John Boehner Turns Over A New Leaf, Joins Cannabis Company
John Boehner Turns Over A New Leaf, Joins Cannabis Company

While marijuana is illegal at the federal level, most states have legalized pot in some form. Kevin Sabet of Smart Approaches to Marijuana argues the US should consider decriminalizing marijuana instead of creating a massive new industry selling an intoxicating substance.

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  • Finger bone points to new insight on human migration
Finger bone points to new insight on human migration

It was an intermediate phalanx, the bone between a fingertip and finger knuckle. "Still, I doubt whether anyone can identify a single isolated finger bone as a modern human, as opposed to any other form of hominin", such as Neandertal, he says.

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  • Reed holds off sensational Spieth and surging Fowler to win dramatic Masters
Reed holds off sensational Spieth and surging Fowler to win dramatic Masters

It also seems unlikely that Nike would put all its golfers in red shirts on Sunday when that has always been Woods' signature look. And by the way? Golf television ratings are trending upwards, so are equipment and ball sales since Woods' return, while the Masters featured a buzz of excitement missing in recent years.

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  • Here's Why Barack & Michelle Obama Didn't Receive a Royal Wedding Invite
Here's Why Barack & Michelle Obama Didn't Receive a Royal Wedding Invite

But political leaders, both foreign and domestic, will not be there or in the chapel. There will be no official United Kingdom or overseas guests at Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding . The sampling of Harry and Markle's invited guests released Tuesday reflect the couple's charitable interests, especially former Army captain Harry's advocacy ...

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  • The FBI Raided Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Office
The FBI Raided Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Office

On Tuesday morning, Trump fumed on Twitter , writing , "Attorney-client privilege is dead!" I know the attorney-client privilege. "The decision by the U.S. Avenatti declined comment when asked whether Daniels has been contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Justice Department in connection with the Cohen raid.

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  • Tennessee Women Lose $16B Annually to Wage Gap
Tennessee Women Lose $16B Annually to Wage Gap

On average, women in the United States are paid about 80 percent of what men earn-that's about 80.5 cents on the dollar. "It's clear that discrimination contributes to it - and equally clear that it's causing grave harm to women, families and the country".

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  • Macron, Trump discuss alleged gas attack in Syria over phone
Macron, Trump discuss alleged gas attack in Syria over phone

It gave no further details. In February, Israel confirmed that it had targeted the same airfield in Homs, after an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace. The ministry claims to have found no trace of poisonous substances. Syrian opposition activists and rescuers said Sunday that a poison gas attack on a rebel-held town near the capital.

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  • 'Facebook didn't do enough': Zuckerberg admits he's at fault over Cambridge Analytica
'Facebook didn't do enough': Zuckerberg admits he's at fault over Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg is also ready to take more questions about the use of Facebook by Russian operatives to manipulate the 2016 us presidential election . Edwards has no plans to independently investigate privacy breaches by Cambridge Analytica in New Zealand . If you've been closely watching the company, or Zuckerberg's recent apology tour, then...

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  • A handcuffed Conor McGregor expresses no remorse for UFC rampage
A handcuffed Conor McGregor expresses no remorse for UFC rampage

A new video shows how one fighter was injured in the melee. "These buses are full of a ton of fighters and their cornermen", White said. At the time, he also held the featherweight belt, becoming the first UFC fighter to hold championships in two divisions at the same time.

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  • Israel carried out strikes on Syria airbase: Russian Federation military
Israel carried out strikes on Syria airbase: Russian Federation military

Many businesses were forced to halt work amid the uncertainty created over prices and the availability of imported materials. "We need hard power". Iran has long had trouble managing its currency market. But with the drop in its value having become precipitous, the authorities, who in December and January faced a nationwide wave of street unres...

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