• Women Hold Hands on Westminster Bridge in Tribute to Terror Victims

    Women Hold Hands on Westminster Bridge in Tribute to Terror Victims

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    Dimmon Payne, Cochran's father-in-law who was doing missionary work in London , said that the family's faith had been strengthened by the attack and that the close-knit clan had been brought together to support Melissa. "This has been a humbling and hard experience, but we've felt the love of so many people during these past several days", Melissa Cochran's brother, Clint Payne, said.
  • Death threat to Arvind Kejriwal 'well-orchestrated': AAP

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    Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken said the AAP has not yet fulfilled its promises of "free WiFi, and marshals in DTC buses". Ved Prakash Satish joined the BJP on Monday in the presence of Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari at the party's Delhi unit office.
  • Accompanied by Rahul, Sonia Gandhi returns home after medical check-up

    Accompanied by Rahul, Sonia Gandhi returns home after medical check-up

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    The ailing Congress chief didnt campaign in the February-March Assembly elections in five states. "Thanks to all the countrymen and Congress people for their good wishes", party's spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said in a tweet. The Congress VP Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to attend Parliament proceedings on Monday. The Patiala House Court heard the National Herald case against the Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi for allegedly conspiring to cheat in a land deal.
  • JOHN MCCAIN: There's a 'crazy fat kid' running North Korea

    JOHN MCCAIN: There's a 'crazy fat kid' running North Korea

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    A resolution, passed without a vote on March 24, 2017, strengthens the UN's work to assess and develop strategies to prosecute grave violations in North Korea. The resolution provides for strengthening the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Seoul by including worldwide criminal justice experts.
  • Wave of corruption protests sweeps Russia; Navalny arrested

    Wave of corruption protests sweeps Russia; Navalny arrested

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    Russian police declared the protest "illegal" and warned that they will "bear no responsibility for any possible negative consequences" for people who show up, but Navalny vowed to press ahead anyway. Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is leading the opposition to President Vladimir Putin, was arrested while walking from a nearby subway station to the demonstration, according to Associated Press journalists at the scene.
  • Erdogan calls for fair, transparent elections in Bulgaria

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    President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Germany and the Netherlands of behaving like Nazis for halting some rallies by Turkish ministers, comments that both countries have called unacceptable. Close to 70,000 Turkish citizens live in Switzerland, according to Swiss government statistics, while the Turkish embassy's website refers to 130,000 Turkish nationals.
  • Lindsey Graham Ready to Go Nuclear for Gorsuch

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    U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for Supreme Court judge Neil Gorsuch spoke out against the president last night (Tuesday) during his Senate confirmation hearing . This filibuster could end with Senate Republicans finishing what Harry Reid started regarding nuking the procedural rules of the Senate, or end up amounting to nothing-as this group meant invoking cloture concerning their support for giving Gorsuch a vote.
  • Planned Parenthood advocates rally in Phoenix against 'Obamacare' repeal

    Planned Parenthood advocates rally in Phoenix against 'Obamacare' repeal

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    I say "presumably" because Mrs. Steinem didn't say it in so many words, but where else does one go in this country but to that most celebrated of abortion operations, Planned Parenthood. This would have a disproportionate impact on those who already face far too many barriers to health care as people of color, people who live in rural areas, or people with low incomes.
  • China dismisses 'militarisation' of disputed islands in South China Sea

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    The comments came during his five-day visit to Australia, where Li arrived Wednesday night. The two leaders are likely to sign a multitude of trade and exchange agreements and move forward in the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement. China has drawn global criticism for large-scale building in the South China Sea, although Li told reporters in Australia the development was for civilian purposes only.
  • White House's New Tactic On Former Campaign Chief: Manafort Who?

    White House's New Tactic On Former Campaign Chief: Manafort Who?

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    In August, as investigative reports aired details of Manafort's Washington lobbying to promote the pro-Russia Yanukovych government in Ukraine - lobbying never disclosed to the Justice Department - "It would be inappropriate for us to comment on a person who is not a White House employee", Spicer said.
  • Families File Lawsuit Against Saudi Arabia

    Families File Lawsuit Against Saudi Arabia

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    The plaintiffs accused Saudis of providing funding and support to al-Qaeda terrorists, who they said, carried out the attacks. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages. The lawsuit, filed in the federal court that covers lower Manhattan, is one of several brought in recent months after Congress passed a law past year allowing countries to be sued in terrorism cases.
  • Blast In Western Mosul Kills 130, Including Women, Children

    Blast In Western Mosul Kills 130, Including Women, Children

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    A boy stands outside a house in Mosul in which neighbors had reported that Islamic State was operating. The exact cause of the explosion isn't known yet but few locals and law makers have claimed that air strikes might have detonated a truck containing explosives.
  • Former Russian Deputy Shot in Kiev

    Former Russian Deputy Shot in Kiev

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    The former Russian Duma member was a key witness in a treason case against Viktor Yanukovich, the pro-Russia former Ukrainian president, who fled during the Maidan protests of 2013-2014. After Mr Voronenkov's move to Ukraine , Russian investigators filed fraud charges against him in connection with his business activities. Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine's interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday as 28-year-old Pavel Parshov and said he had been ...
  • French presidential hopeful Le Pen attends Russian parliament meeting

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    Jean-Marie Le Pen, the National Front's co-founder, his daughter Marine and her niece Marion Marechal-Le Pen have all made numerous visits to Moscow over the years. Once considered the front-runner in the French race, conservative candidate Francois Fillon has fallen behind Le Pen and Macron after facing preliminary charges in a probe of taxpayer-funded jobs his wife and children received but allegedly never performed.
  • Israel ignores UN demand for end to settlement building

    Israel ignores UN demand for end to settlement building

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    A day after it was reported that the USA had asked Israel to freeze building in Yehudah and Shomron during envoy Jason Greenblatt's visit last week, a senior Israeli official was quoted by local media as denying the story. The surprisingly restrictive terms were laid out by Jason Greenblatt, President Trump's special negotiator, in his Jerusalem meetings with Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu last week, the reports said.
  • Illinois Legislature Rejects Bill That Would Recognize Obama's Birthday as State Holiday

    Illinois Legislature Rejects Bill That Would Recognize Obama's Birthday as State Holiday

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    Barack Obama's home state of IL doesn't think the former president's birthday should be a state holiday. They noted that Tampico-born Republican Ronald Reagan does not have an IL holiday in his honor. Harper used a procedure allowing another vote later. Others in the House, such as Rep. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, asked whether IL should be incurring lost productivity and almost $20 million in annual overtime costs to keep vital state employees working.
  • A dozen Egyptian security personnel killed in Sinai fighting

    A dozen Egyptian security personnel killed in Sinai fighting

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    Three military officers and seven soldiers have been killed by a blast while the military raids killed 15 militants and arrested seven others in Egypt's Central Sinai area of North Sinai province, the Egyptian military spokesman said in a statement on Thursday.
  • Arkansas Governor Sign Bill To Allow Conceal Carry On Campus

    Arkansas Governor Sign Bill To Allow Conceal Carry On Campus

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    The law will go into effect on September 1, but it's likely Arkansas residents won't be able to carry weapons into the newly approved locations until 2018. On Thursday, reports surfaced that the Arkansas Senate would consider a new proposal that would exempt sporting events from the law. "The idea that we're going to introduce weapons into that scenario is just absolutely ridiculous".
  • AIADMK Divided Into Two; Sasikala Gets Hat, Panneerselvam Reserves Electricity Pole

    AIADMK Divided Into Two; Sasikala Gets Hat, Panneerselvam Reserves Electricity Pole

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    Finally, it has been decided that the Shashikala wing would call themselves "AIADMK Amma", while the Panneerselvam faction will be named as "AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma". Pandiarajan said that it was not long ago that Chennai corporation converted all the lamps in city into the two lamps model, and that coupled with RK Nagar being an urban constituency has made their job familiarising the twin lamps easy.
  • Bill Clinton Arrives In Dublin Under Heavy Security For Martin McGuinness Funeral

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    Large crowds are expected in Derry today for the funeral of Martin McGuinness. "First and foremost, Martin McGuinness was a much loved husband, father and grandfather", said Mrs Foster. Prime Minister Theresa May told parliament she could never condone the ex-IRA commander's violent past but she credited his "indispensable" role in moving the Republican movement away from armed conflict.
  • Monitor: Airstrike Kills 33 Civilians in Northern Syria

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    The two organizations rely on local contacts to smuggle news out of Islamic State-held territory. Syrian Kurdish forces have been advancing on Raqqa under the cover of US -led coalition airstrikes and are now 8 kilometers (5 miles) north of the city.
  • At least 19 dead in fire at Guatemala orphanage, about 20 injured

    At least 19 dead in fire at Guatemala orphanage, about 20 injured

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    On Wednesday, anxious family members had gathered outside the home, while others rushed to hospitals to see if their relatives were there. President Jimmy Morales declared three days of national mourning and pledged the Government's support for a transparent investigation.
  • Donald Trump Jr just had the worst response to the Westminster attack

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    Four people, including the assailant, were killed, and 40 were injured. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released a statement offering his condolences and condemning the "horrific acts of violence" in which a lone attacker plowed a auto into crowds of tourists before fatally stabbing a police officer outside the U.K.
  • Rebels launch fresh offensive ahead of Syria peace talks

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    The campaign brought together a number of rival factions, including the Levant Liberation Committee, two ultraconservative factions - Ahrar al-Sham and the Islam Army - and the Free Syrian Army-affiliated Failaq al-Rahman. The YPG makes up the bulk of the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters that has seized swathes of territory from the Islamic State group.
  • Strong quake shakes Indonesia's Bali island

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    Local residents also said the quake briefly caused panic on the neighbouring holiday island of Lombok. But the situation returned to normal after they received text messages saying the quake had no potential to trigger a tsunami. "The floor and ceiling glass doors shook a lot and the water in the pool was moving too but no damage was done", she added. Indonesia frequently experiences quakes as it is located along the earthquake-prone Pacific Ring Of Fire.
  • Key US Officials to Testify about Trump's Wiretap Claim

    Key US Officials to Testify about Trump's Wiretap Claim

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    Trump has been dogged by allegations that his associates had ties to Russian officials. "He probably should apologize, I think, to the President, President Obama", Panetta continued. Mr Trump has remained adamant that his claims need to be investigated, and Congress agreed to do so. O'Reilly said that lawmakers' questions to the pair made it clear that there was a political agenda on both sides of the aisle.
  • Starbucks Canada sets goal to hire 1000 refugees over five years

    Starbucks Canada sets goal to hire 1000 refugees over five years

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    Saying he had "venti shoes to fill", Johnson pledged to continue to adhere to Starbucks' values and many social causes the company has supported. Schultz, who endorsed Hillary Clinton during the campaign past year, said that it's too soon to tell whether Trump's policies will hurt Starbucks .
  • Trump's Secretary of State SNUBS Nato visit ahead of meeting with Russian Federation

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    Potentially adding to the concerns about Russian Federation, the State Department said Tillerson is scheduled to hold meetings in Moscow after attending Group of Seven talks in Italy in early April. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who met with Trump last week, announced Friday that her country has promised to meet the 2 percent minimum for the next seven years.