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Ideas to redraw maps beat deadline in Pennsylvania gerrymandering case

Ideas to redraw maps beat deadline in Pennsylvania gerrymandering case

The House Democratic caucus was the first to do so, submitting a proposal Thursday morning for how the congressional district boundaries should be redrawn. Governor Tom Wolf submitted a map that he s...

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Police Officer Fired for Not Shooting Armed Man Nets $175K Settlement

Police Officer Fired for Not Shooting Armed Man Nets $175K Settlement

In Mader's lawsuit, he said he was sacked for the Williams incident. Mader said past year the suspect was "visibly choked up" and told the officer to shoot him. It was later discovered that Ma...

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Post mortem on Joanne Lee this morning

Post mortem on Joanne Lee this morning

Superintendent Gerry Delmar of Donnybrook Garda Station confirmed today that a man in his 30s, who jumped from a window at the rear of the house, is recovering in hospital from his injuries and will...

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Matthias Mayer storms to Super-G gold for Austria

Matthias Mayer storms to Super-G gold for Austria

Aksel Lund Svindal's gold medal made history again, while Kjetil Jansrud was delighted with his silver . "I have no words for that", said Mayer, who finished ninth in the downhill on Thursday. "...

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Woman Poses As Man, Marries Two Women For Dowry In Uttarakhand

Woman Poses As Man, Marries Two Women For Dowry In Uttarakhand

The accused confessed to police that she used to indulge in a physical relationship with her "wives" in pitch darkness by using sex toys ordered through online sites. During questioning, she reveale...

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And searching for way to change it back

And searching for way to change it back

In this particular instance, the idea is for users to stay on the old version of Snapchat , before it was redesigned. After all this criticism from millions of users, let's see will Snapchat get ...

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Kim thanks South Korea for hosting Winter Olympics

Kim thanks South Korea for hosting Winter Olympics

Washington insists that Pyongyang must take concrete steps towards denuclearisation before any talks can begin, while Moon - whose parents escaped from the North in a U.S. Combined, they make a group ...

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White House Releases Statement on Immigration Reform Failure, Blames 'Schumer Democrats'

White House Releases Statement on Immigration Reform Failure, Blames 'Schumer Democrats'

The US Senate on Thursday rejected a slew of immigration reform proposals, including one backed by President Donald Trump , leaving hundreds of thousands of young migrants who were brought to the c...

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Curious case of Nirav Modi and PNB fraud case

Curious case of Nirav Modi and PNB fraud case

On the amount of provisioning the bank would require to make, the PNB chief said it was hard to give any technical number "right now" as the matter was under investigation. His company Firestar Inte...

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Zimbabwe's main opposition MDC names successor to Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe's main opposition MDC names successor to Tsvangirai

Affectionately referred to by his followers as Save, his totem, Tsvangirai was leader of the biggest opposition party in Zimbabwe, the Movement for Democratic Change, since its formation in 1999. "He ...

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Florida shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation was alerted about threat posted on YouTube

Florida shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation was alerted about threat posted on YouTube

Ben Bennight, a 36-year-old YouTube video blogger from MS, said in September that he noticed an alarming comment posted on his video. The comment did not include information about timing or location...

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Priyanka Chopra seeks legal opinion on Nirav Modi contract

Priyanka Chopra seeks legal opinion on Nirav Modi contract

But her mother and parter in her film production venture, Dr Madhu Chopra reacted to the matter. "I don't want to say much because I am not the person who is officially supposed to be talking to you (...

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Boston police laud white basketball coach for Black History Month

Boston police laud white basketball coach for Black History Month

Former city councilor Tito Jackson said that while Auerbach's work was important, Black History Month should be reserved for black Americans. The BPD was quick to pull the tweet down and apol...

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Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar expresses love for Pakistan, shocks India

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar expresses love for Pakistan, shocks India

Putting his views forward at a function in Karachi , he claimed that he loves Pakistan as much as he loves India. Mani Shankar Aiyar further added that he love Pakistan because he love India. The I...

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How many Russians did the US kill in Syria?

How many Russians did the US kill in Syria?

The US reportedly accepted the claim. Troops from Russia , Turkey, and the United States are now on the ground in Syria , in addition to ISIS fighters and other factions, like the Iranian-back...

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Team Canada still a work in progress as men's Olympic hockey begins

Team Canada still a work in progress as men's Olympic hockey begins

The cheerleaders were joined in the stands by four dancers in traditional costumes with veils with a few more in different traditional dress. Around the group was a significant security presence, incl...

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Trump's daughter in law, Vanessa hospitalized after contact with 'white powder'

Trump's daughter in law, Vanessa hospitalized after contact with 'white powder'

Vanessa , Trump Jr .'s wife, opened and handled the letter. Vanessa Trump, the daughter-in-law of President Donald Trump, was hospitalised after she complained of nausea following her exposure, N...

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South African parliament elects Ramaphosa as new president

South African parliament elects Ramaphosa as new president

Ramaphosa was the only candidate nominated in parliament on Thursday so no vote was needed to make him president, Chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng told assembled lawmakers at a special sitting of the par...

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Evil twins: NY school teacher & brother charged with bomb-making

Evil twins: NY school teacher & brother charged with bomb-making

Law enforcement agents interviewed Christian Toro at the apartment he shares with his brother on February 8. At this point, the FBI and NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force joined the investigation, whic...

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Senators trade defenceman Phaneuf, forward Nate Thompson to Kings

Senators trade defenceman Phaneuf, forward Nate Thompson to Kings

This season, it might be Zach-Aston Reese. In the last meeting between the teams, January 18 in Los Angeles, Brown was fined for delivering a cross-check to defenseman Justin Schultz. He skated on a...

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Kim Jong Un Lookalike Riles Up North Korean Cheerleaders At The Olympics

Kim Jong Un Lookalike Riles Up North Korean Cheerleaders At The Olympics

The U.S. administration also has signaled it may be willing to talk to the North despite the lack of engagement between visiting Vice President Mike Pence and the North Korean delegation at the openi...

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Kuwait slams Duterte for ordering OFWs home

Kuwait slams Duterte for ordering OFWs home

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the total ban following the discovery of the body of a female Filipino worker inside a freezer at an abandoned apartment unit. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente ...

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Transportation Secretary addresses gas tax

Transportation Secretary addresses gas tax

Tom Carper from DE said the president "knew it was a hard thing for legislators to support" and that he would "provide the political cover to do that". "I don't think that President Trump or members o...

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Japan's Economy Grows for Longest Stretch in 28 Years

Japan's Economy Grows for Longest Stretch in 28 Years

Private consumption added 0.5% on quarter, exceeding expectations for a gain of 0.4% following the 0.6% decline in the previous three months. The economy grew 1.6% in 2017-the fastest pace in seven ye...

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Cornstarch found in suspicious letter sent to Trump Jr., wife Vanessa

Cornstarch found in suspicious letter sent to Trump Jr., wife Vanessa

The letter was sent to the couple's Manhattan apartment and opened around 10 a.m. ET Monday, authorities said. Trump Jr. requested that his Secret Service security detail be removed last November,...

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