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School shooting by 12-year-old girl in California 'unintentional'

School shooting by 12-year-old girl in California 'unintentional'

Valenzuela said the girl told him she was carrying the gun in her backpack, and that the firearm might have been discharged when she dropped the bag. A 12-year-old girl who was arrested after accide...

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Tough task for Tillerson in Mexico, south of Trump's wall

Tough task for Tillerson in Mexico, south of Trump's wall

The focus of the SoS' trip will be the growing crisis in Venezuela, as all of his hosts are members of the Lima Group, a Latin American collective created to coordinate a response to the political a...

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I'm not a quitter, says UK's May as leadership questions stack up

I'm not a quitter, says UK's May as leadership questions stack up

The analysis, obtained by BuzzFeed News , finds that growth would fall between 2% and 8% over the next 15 years, depending on what kind of divorce deals Britain negotiates with the European Union ...

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Palestinian President to Address UN Security Council

Palestinian President to Address UN Security Council

The foreign ministers also affirmed their support of the State for Palestine to obtain a full membership in the United Nations, and made a decision to mobilize worldwide support for this approach as w...

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New trains expected to be announced in Railway Budget 2018

New trains expected to be announced in Railway Budget 2018

The minister had also stated that all the sections of the people will be benefitting from the new rail budget . On the direct passenger amenities front, all stations with footfalls of over 25,000 p...

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Climate change diet: As Arctic sea ice thins, so do polar bears

Climate change diet: As Arctic sea ice thins, so do polar bears

Of the 9 bears we studied, 5 lost mass over the eight to 11 days that we monitored them. "This study identifies the mechanisms that are driving those declines by looking at the actual energy needs...

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US Missile Defense System Fails Latest Test

US Missile Defense System Fails Latest Test

A USA official says a missile interceptor failed to hit its target in a test conducted in Hawaii on Wednesday. The outcome of such flight intercept tests - whether a success or failure - is usuall...

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Nagaland: BJP says it will contest Assembly elections on February 27

Nagaland: BJP says it will contest Assembly elections on February 27

Senior officials in the police and election department said elaborate security arrangements were in place to thwart any untoward incident and ensure smooth filing of nominations by candidates. Earlier...

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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Just Made Their Red Carpet Debut Together

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Just Made Their Red Carpet Debut Together

Wearing a loose white top tucked in, she managed to steal the show with minimal effort, and was all smiles as she shared loving glances with Harry in front of the cameras. She teamed the outfit with...

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Mike Pence targets vulnerable Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin

Mike Pence targets vulnerable Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin

A train full of GOP lawmakers collided with a garbage truck on Wednesday. "If we frame that choice, I think we're going to re-elect majorities in the House and the Senate and I actually think we're go...

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Budget 2018: comprehensive and holistic

Budget 2018: comprehensive and holistic

Post this exercise, of the 7 lakh companies filing returns, about 7,000 companies whose turnover is above Rs.250 crore will remain in the 30 percent tax slab. The extension of corporate tax rate o...

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Investor Catching Stocks: General Motors Company (GM), Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

It has underperformed by 15.45% the S&P500. Gateway Investment Advisers Llc decreased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 3.88% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. General Motors Co...

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Navy releases videos of 'unsafe' intercept by Russian jet

Navy releases videos of 'unsafe' intercept by Russian jet

Navy aircraft, especially for extended periods of time, is unsafe". In this still image taken from footage shared by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. "These videos show the Russian Su-27 interc...

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TMC sweeps, BJP comes 2nd in Bengal bypolls

TMC sweeps, BJP comes 2nd in Bengal bypolls

Congress candidate Vivek Dhakar won the Mandalgarh Assembly seat by 12,976 votes. The counting of votes for Noapara Assembly Seat and Uluberia Lok Sabha Constituency started on Thursday morning amid...

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Eleven nation speed up funding for Palestinians after USA cuts

Eleven nation speed up funding for Palestinians after USA cuts

Since 1994, the United States has been the biggest donor to UNRWA, which received nearly one-third of its annual budget from the U.S.in 2016. That left the UNRWA with about two thirds of its expecte...

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Tillis onboard Amtrak train in Virginia, tweets he's okay

Tillis onboard Amtrak train in Virginia, tweets he's okay

CNN published a list of the names of the Amtrak passengers. The crash happened around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in Crozet, Virginia. "Local law enforcement is investigating the incident and crews are in...

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Canada makes its national anthem gender neutral

Canada makes its national anthem gender neutral

The Canadian anthem was composed by judge and poet Robert Stanley Weir in 1908. " "In all of us command": Senate passes bill approving #genderneutral anthem wording". Quebec Senator Chantal Petitcler...

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Workers trapped underground, thousands of lives at risk

Workers trapped underground, thousands of lives at risk

On Thursday, spokesman James Wellsted said the miners were safe and receiving food and water. Without electricity, the lifts could not bring night shift workers to the surface, but they "appear to b...

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Woman denied emotional support peacock on United Airlines flight

Woman denied emotional support peacock on United Airlines flight

A female traveller was recently banned from taking a large "emotional-support peacock" on board a United Airlines flight, it has emerged. The timing was a coincidence, Hobart said. Such incidents ...

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Black faculty tennis star says white participant was racist

Black faculty tennis star says white participant was racist

Appalachian State Athletics has suspended Coach Lake from all coaching duties effective immediately through the next four matches. After a short investigation, Appalachian State announced Brown's su...

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Macron denounces attack on Jewish boy in Paris suburb

Macron denounces attack on Jewish boy in Paris suburb

Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party has helped to fuel a record number of attacks on the Jewish community, a charity has warned. There were 1,382 antisemitic incidents nationwide in 2017, a 3 percent...

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Hong Kong slips further on EIU democracy index

Hong Kong slips further on EIU democracy index

Moreover, journalists are at risk from government, military and non-state actors and radical groups, and the threat of violence has a chilling effect on media coverage. The authorities there have rest...

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Ivory Banned In Hong Kong Following Historic Vote

Ivory Banned In Hong Kong Following Historic Vote

A ban on the import and re-export of elephant trophies - animal parts collected by recreational hunters - will be in place immediately after the law comes into effect. "However, to ensure these legisl...

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Turkish chair of Amnesty International held in custody - rights group

Turkish chair of Amnesty International held in custody - rights group

He and 10 other human rights activists, including Amnesty International Turkey's director, İdil Eser, went on trial in October accused of aiding groups that Turkey describes as "armed terrorist organi...

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Theresa May to COME CLEAN over Brexit as European Union documents are leaked

Theresa May to COME CLEAN over Brexit as European Union documents are leaked

Buzzfeed News on Monday reported that Britain's economy would be worse off whether it leaves the European Union with a free trade deal, single market access, or with no deal at all, citing a gover...

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