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Zimbabwe to pay Tsvangirai funeral expenses

Zimbabwe to pay Tsvangirai funeral expenses

Tsvangirai's death firmly places President Emmerson Mnangagwa , the Zanu-PF veteran who took over after Mugabe's ousting, on the path to victory in elections that are to be held before July. South A...

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Dog Barred From Race For Kansas Governor

Dog Barred From Race For Kansas Governor

The dog's owner, Terran Woolley of Hutchinson, filed and signed paperwork last week to create a candidate committee for the animal. Terran Woolley of Hutchinson, Kansas, entered his hairy little p...

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PM Narendra Modi visits Sultan Qaboos Mosque, leaves for New Delhi

PM Narendra Modi visits Sultan Qaboos Mosque, leaves for New Delhi

The Shiva Temple is one of the oldest temples in the Gulf region and is located near the Sultan of Oman's palace and was constructed by the merchant community from Gujarat around 125 years ago. On the...

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Kenya: Miguna Miguna Deportation Illegal - High Court

Kenya: Miguna Miguna Deportation Illegal - High Court

Last week, Maraga sharply criticized the government for failing to comply with court orders in relation to the Miguna case and others. Justice Luka Kimaru faulted the State for deporting Miguna, d...

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Barnaby Joyce says Malcolm Turnbull's comments were 'inept' and 'damaging'

Barnaby Joyce says Malcolm Turnbull's comments were 'inept' and 'damaging'

The Prime Minister and his Deputy are now openly trading barbs, with Barnaby Joyce describing Malcolm Turnbull's comments yesterday as "inept" and "unnecessary" . "Ministers, regardless of whethe...

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Sessions Lashes Out at GOP Senator Over Marijuana Policy Dispute

Sessions Lashes Out at GOP Senator Over Marijuana Policy Dispute

It's now a month into the blockade, and Sessions is steaming. After Sessions stepped up his threats against state-legal cannabis by rescinding the Cole memo in early January, Gardner vowed to bloc...

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Senate faces showdown over immigration and 'Dreamers'

Senate faces showdown over immigration and 'Dreamers'

Sen. Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, second from left, speaks accompanied by Sen. Senator Grassley's proposal would see 1.8 million Dreamers get the opportunity to become a USA citizen, while also deliver...

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Tillerson Says US Never Gave 'Heavy Arms' to Syrian Kurdish YPG

Tillerson Says US Never Gave 'Heavy Arms' to Syrian Kurdish YPG

The Turkish government launched a full-scale military offensive, dubbed Operation Olive Branch , in Syria's Afrin region last month in a bid to eliminate the YPG . Speaking in Beirut before ...

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Oxfam sex abuse: South Africa's Desmond Tutu turns away from organization

Oxfam sex abuse: South Africa's Desmond Tutu turns away from organization

He is also accused of using prostitutes during an aid mission in Liberia for another British charity, two years before he joined Oxfam . Mr van Hauwermeiren was allowed to resign from Oxfam befor...

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Passengers film plane's emergency landing after engine cover comes off mid-flight

Passengers film plane's emergency landing after engine cover comes off mid-flight

Erik Haddad , a Google engineer on board the flight, posted a picture of the exposed engine on Twitter , joking: "I don't see anything about this in the manual". "There was a loud bang... and the...

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Graft cases: Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar appear before NAB court

Graft cases: Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar appear before NAB court

Earlier in the day, the bureau filed supplementary references against Sharif and his sons - Hussain and Hassan Nawaz - in Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment cases. Persons listed in the EC...

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Nicolas Maduro vows to attend Summit of Americas

Nicolas Maduro vows to attend Summit of Americas

Asked about not be invited to the April meeting in Peru's capital Lima on Thursday, Maduro promised he'd be there. He also predicted a resounding victory in the presidential elections on April 22, for...

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Iran says dead environmentalist was part of CIA, Mossad spy network

Iran says dead environmentalist was part of CIA, Mossad spy network

Yasamin Alttahir, Middle East and North Africa spokesman at Amnesty International said on Monday that the rights group too supports an independent investigation on Seyed Emami's death. "On January 9th...

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Ethiopia PM forced to quit due to radical position on reforms

Ethiopia PM forced to quit due to radical position on reforms

Some describe it as a "transformational moment"; others the result of an "unprecedented" wave of protests. Desalegn, 52, took over the position of PM soon after the death of late former Prime Minist...

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Democrat wins state House seat in Trump-friendly Sarasota

Democrat wins state House seat in Trump-friendly Sarasota

Running a campaign prioritizing environmental protections, Good touted plans to combat climate change and better prepare the region in case of another storm such as Hurricane Irma. Scott and U.S. ...

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Olympics: The Kim Jong Un impersonator returns, and police escort him out

Olympics: The Kim Jong Un impersonator returns, and police escort him out

South Korea , which is footing the bill for the non-athletes, has budgeted about US$2.6 million to host the 418 North Korean delegates who won't appear in competition - nearly US$6,200 each. I'm rea...

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Derogatory & demeaning: HRW slam Duterte's 'shoot female rebels in the vagina' remark

Derogatory & demeaning: HRW slam Duterte's 'shoot female rebels in the vagina' remark

The anger against the President of Philippine came in after President Duterte, directed his soldiers to target women rebels by shooting them in the vagina. Duterte said he has told European officials ...

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No Gupta family member arrested in South Africa police raids -lawyer

No Gupta family member arrested in South Africa police raids -lawyer

The ANC ordered Zuma to step down as the head of state after marathon talks over the fate of a leader whose scandal-plagued years in power darkened and divided Nelson Mandela's post-apartheid "Rai...

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Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa

Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa

Zuma said he would continue to serve the party and the country. This brings to an end the acrimonious standoff between Zuma and the new ANC leadership whom he had earlier accused of being "immature"...

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Florida community seeks answers after 17 killed in school rampage

Florida community seeks answers after 17 killed in school rampage

The sheriff's office also provides active shooter training and schools have a single point of entry, she said. Many have argued that stricter gun legislation would have made it impossible for a troubl...

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Jeff Sessions 'Outright Racist' for Praising 'Anglo-American' Legal Traditions — Gavin Newsom

Jeff Sessions 'Outright Racist' for Praising 'Anglo-American' Legal Traditions — Gavin Newsom

Sessions went on to say, "The office of sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement ", and it was that statement that some took offense to. He also added a smug a...

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Report says rents rose across Ireland by average of 10.4%

Report says rents rose across Ireland by average of 10.4%

The charity warned that the range of Government measures created to address the rental crisis has had very limited impact so far. "I wouldn't be surprised if we end up with ten years of strong renta...

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Fannie Mae needs $3.7 billion infusion of federal cash

Fannie Mae needs $3.7 billion infusion of federal cash

Looking ahead, Fannie Mae expects its future net income will benefit from the lower federal corporate income tax rate. Fannie Mae saw net income of $2.5 billion in 2017, compared with $12.3 billion ...

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Trump's lawyer confirms his payment to porn star Stormy Daniels

Trump's lawyer confirms his payment to porn star Stormy Daniels

Addressing the complaint filed by Common Cause , he said: "The complaint alleges that I somehow violated campaign finance laws by facilitating an excess, in-kind contribution". When the Journal repo...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief urges defence budget hike amid command expansion

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief urges defence budget hike amid command expansion

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held a press conference yesterday as a forerunner of the meeting mentioning the issues to be adressed. In addition, a year after sharp criticisms from U....

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