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Blast near former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's Lahore residence kills 7

Blast near former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's Lahore residence kills 7

Police said the blast took place after evening prayers and most members of the religious group had exited into the street, some making purchases nearby. Around 25 people were also injured in the attac...

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Russian Federation says U.S. plans to strike Damascus, pledges military response

Russian Federation says U.S. plans to strike Damascus, pledges military response

Syrian opposition activists say at least 20 civilians have been killed in government bombing of the rebel-held enclave outside Damascus. USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has raile...

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AfDB signs deal to scale up solar energy development

AfDB signs deal to scale up solar energy development

The International Solar Alliance initiative came into life during the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in November 2015. ISA's Founding Conference which was conducted in New Delhi, India's ...

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BJP registers protest with EC against Cong's RS nominee Rathwa in Gujarat

BJP registers protest with EC against Cong's RS nominee Rathwa in Gujarat

In 2011, the Haryana government had appointed Vats as chairman of its public service commission. However, the entry of Valera, a former IAS officer and current general secretary of the Gujarat Congr...

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Oil slips as USA crude supplies jump, but gasoline stocks drop

Oil slips as USA crude supplies jump, but gasoline stocks drop

Oil demand will be supported by the strong economy, OPEC said, but warned that "the most recent trade-related developments may provide challenges to the growth momentum as global trade has been an i...

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Blaze pizzas for $3.14 for National Pi Day on Wednesday

Blaze pizzas for $3.14 for National Pi Day on Wednesday

March 14 - or 3/14 - is Pi Day, in honor of the symbol used in mathematics to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, or approximately 3.14159. - At Pieology , you can g...

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Central Intelligence Agency first woman chief an expert in

Central Intelligence Agency first woman chief an expert in "enhanced interrogation"

Three years later, still during Bush's presidency, she carried out an order to destroy videotapes of the waterboarding, which simulates drowning and is considered a form of torture, according to those...

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Duterte announces Philippines' 'immediate' withdrawal from ICC

Duterte announces Philippines' 'immediate' withdrawal from ICC

The ICC, which is based in The Hague, Netherlands, revealed in February that it is launching a " preliminary examination " of Duterte's war on drugs , which has resulted in the deaths of thousands ...

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India Harassing Diplomat's Children on Way to School

India Harassing Diplomat's Children on Way to School

Islamabad also went on to list some of these events, including the one that, it said, took place on Tuesday in which the vehicle carrying the school-going children of a Counselor, who were returning ...

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Aamir Khan to join Instagram?

Aamir Khan to join Instagram?

This film marks his second collaboration with Acharya after the 2013 blockbuster action thriller Dhoom 3 , also starring Kaif. Aamir's revelation came hours after Amitabh's wife Jaya shared with th...

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Angela Merkel Re-Eelected For Fourth Term as Chancellor of Germany

Angela Merkel Re-Eelected For Fourth Term as Chancellor of Germany

Politicians voted by 364 to 315, with nine abstentions, in favour of re-electing 63-year-old Ms Merkel. The majority vote in the Bundestag means the Christian Democratic Union leader embarked on h...

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Trump Reportedly Looking To Replace VA Secretary David Shulkin

Trump Reportedly Looking To Replace VA Secretary David Shulkin

An armed guard reportedly stands outside his office, in part due to the upheaval and in part as a response to threats Shulkin received after the I.G. The dispute spilled into public over the last mo...

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Gun control: Trump backflips on stricter measures, pushes to arm teachers

Gun control: Trump backflips on stricter measures, pushes to arm teachers

The Florida law doesn't go as far as we'd like. Instead, a new federal commission on school safety will examine the age issue, as well as a long list of others topics, as part of a longer-term look ...

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Nikki Haley's star could be eclipsed by Pompeo as Secretary of State

Nikki Haley's star could be eclipsed by Pompeo as Secretary of State

He said he would delegate all authority to Deputy Secretary John Sullivan, who will serve as acting secretary until Pompeo is confirmed . U.S. President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State R...

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Malacañang: PH to withdraw from ICC

Malacañang: PH to withdraw from ICC

Amid the ongoing probe, Zeid in his statement on Friday took the liberty of slamming Duterte's treatment of human rights activists. Duterte had initially dared the ICC to indict him, saying he w...

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Baghdad ends air blockade of Kurdistan, Iraqi PM announces

Baghdad ends air blockade of Kurdistan, Iraqi PM announces

It announced the creation of a new Directorate for Special Protection for the airports of the Kurdistan Region, "which will be under the command and control of the Federal Ministry of the Interior". T...

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Europe, US senator push back as Trump seeks lower European Union tariffs

Europe, US senator push back as Trump seeks lower European Union tariffs

That is not fair. It is a risky manuver but the trade playing field does need to be leveled. Since we are the global alpha male, we can make the rules - rather than hand them off to the feckless...

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Top US General Expresses Support for Iran Nuclear Deal

Top US General Expresses Support for Iran Nuclear Deal

US President Donald Trump has extended the national emergency with respect to Iran that was declared on March 15, 1995, according to his letter to the US House of Representatives speaker and the Sen...

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President Trump delivers remarks to Marines in California

President Trump delivers remarks to Marines in California

And some said a military space force may make it harder to keep Earth's orbit a place of peace. In June, the House Armed Services Committee drafted legislation in the National Defense Authorizati...

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Stormy Daniels offers to return Trump affair hush money

Stormy Daniels offers to return Trump affair hush money

There have been all sorts of complications surrounding this incident-like whether the 2016 payment from Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, could have violated election law-but Daniels, meanwhile, has been...

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Florida prosecutors seeking death penalty in school shooting

Florida prosecutors seeking death penalty in school shooting

Cruz's public defender has argued that he suffers from serious mental illness, noting that he will enter a guilty plea if prosecutors agree to not seek the death penalty. Finkelstein's office did not ...

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Siale Angilau Shot In Courtroom After Attacking Witness

Siale Angilau Shot In Courtroom After Attacking Witness

In a statement obtained by Deseret News US District Court Judge John Dowdell said the video contradicts the plaintiff's argument that Angilau stopped posing a danger within less than one second of...

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Israeli ministers favor bill to exempt ultra-Orthodox from military service

Israeli ministers favor bill to exempt ultra-Orthodox from military service

While the coalition crisis building in recent days was still not definitively resolved, Monday's moves could lessen the chances for elections for the time being. Some analysts say Netanyahu favors ear...

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Hiring Across Sectors To Go Up

Hiring Across Sectors To Go Up

While there won't be layoffs, hiring as such will be lower than in previous quarters. After seasonal adjustments, the net employment outlook for the second quarter of 2018 hit 26 percent, up 1 perce...

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Trudeau Floats Tariffs to Prevent Flood of Steel Through Canada

Trudeau Floats Tariffs to Prevent Flood of Steel Through Canada

Trudeau said the surplus of steel in the global market is not new and with American tariffs in place, some countries might try to ship to the US through Canada. Trudeau told another USA network that h...

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