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Honoring Vietnam-era veterans

Honoring Vietnam-era veterans

Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans who have not already been recognized will be presented the official 50th anniversary commemoration lapel pin from the Department of Defense. The yearly events commemor...

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Driver Targets French Soldiers As Country Mourns Terror Victims

Driver Targets French Soldiers As Country Mourns Terror Victims

French police have arrested a man who tried to run over a group of soldiers in south-eastern France . "There were a good 10 of them jogging outside their barracks". The incident, feared to be ano...

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Saudi Arabia, UAE give Yemen aid to UN

Saudi Arabia, UAE give Yemen aid to UN

The US provides logistical support and weaponry to the Saudi-led coalition, which has been criticised for air strikes that kill civilians and for a port blockade that brought Yemen to the edge of star...

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GSLV rocket carrying indigenous communication satellite lifts off

GSLV rocket carrying indigenous communication satellite lifts off

The rocket will be launched from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 4:56 PM today. After the launch, Isro scientists will conduct three orbital raising maneuvers by firing the ...

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Holy Week and Easter 2018 and Egg Hunt

Holy Week and Easter 2018 and Egg Hunt

Friday. St. Barnabas will hold a Maundy Thursday foot washing service and communion at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29 at the church at 106 West Main Street in Saratoga. They'll be hosting along with Pi...

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Another Court Rejects Walker's Bid To Block Special Elections

Another Court Rejects Walker's Bid To Block Special Elections

Wisconsin's Supreme Court has a conservative 5-2 majority, however GOP lawmakers plan to move forward with legislation that would prevent these elections from happening in any case. The ruling Tue...

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USA 'will not pay more than 25% of United Nations peacekeeping budget'

USA 'will not pay more than 25% of United Nations peacekeeping budget'

President Donald Trump's administration has complained about the expense before. A strong global player in peacekeeping, China said it will actively take part in an overhaul of the peace missions an...

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Britain's May calls for 'long-term response' to Russian Federation after spy poisoning

Britain's May calls for 'long-term response' to Russian Federation after spy poisoning

Speaking to senior cabinet members in London on Tuesday, May said countries had acted against Russian Federation not just out of solidarity but because they recognised the threat it posed. Russian...

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Vladimir Putin calls mall fire 'criminal negligence'

Vladimir Putin calls mall fire 'criminal negligence'

At the end of a month that has seen him unveil new "invincible" missiles, announce a space mission to Mars and secure a sky-high vote in Russia's election, President Vladimir Putin faced a grim re...

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Johns Worboys, the Black Cab Rapist, Will Not Be Released From Prison

Johns Worboys, the Black Cab Rapist, Will Not Be Released From Prison

Worboys, 60, was jailed in April 2009 after a jury convicted him of 19 charges of drugging and sexually assaulting at least 12 women, including raping one of them. Mr Hardwick also said an independe...

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Venezuela fire: 68 die in Carabobo Police Station cells

Venezuela fire: 68 die in Carabobo Police Station cells

Because of the lack of space in penitentiaries, convicts are often sent to police holding cells like the ones in Valencia, meant to be used as temporary pens for suspects facing charges or court, wher...

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Sensex skids 206 points; ends FY18 with 11.30 per cent gains

Sensex skids 206 points; ends FY18 with 11.30 per cent gains

For the NSE Nifty, the return stood at 10.2 per cent for 2017-18. The Sensex is trading at 33,020.46, down by 153.93 points or 0.46 per cent. Markets will remain closed on Thursday and Friday on...

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Hamas Violently Quashes Student Protest in Gaza Strip

Hamas Violently Quashes Student Protest in Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers on Tuesday detained three Palestinians who slipped across the border with the Gaza Strip in possession of knives and grenades, officials said , as tensions rise along the volatil...

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Ola, Uber in merger talks; Softbank brokering deal

Ola, Uber in merger talks; Softbank brokering deal

Even as talks of a merger between homegrown ride-sharing company Ola and United States firm Uber's India unit are doing the rounds, experts watching the mobility space feel that the move will create m...

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Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan

From a teenage blogger and activist, who was shot by Taliban for promoting the cause of girls' education, but survived the fatal assassination to become the youngest Nobel Peace Prize victor in 2014...

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Controversial Insigne Penalty Earns Italy Draw At Wembley

Controversial Insigne Penalty Earns Italy Draw At Wembley

This wasn't even the strongest XI that Gareth Southgate could come up with (though the same could be said for Italy ), yet the cohesion and communication between the players was something to write ...

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US Army vet who served 2 tours in Afghanistan deported to Mexico

US Army vet who served 2 tours in Afghanistan deported to Mexico

An Army veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan has been deported to Mexico . Perhaps the most relevant discussion for Perez's case is how the military can ensure that its soldiers receive pr...

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Census Will Include Question on Citizenship, Drawing Ire from Immigrant Community

Census Will Include Question on Citizenship, Drawing Ire from Immigrant Community

The Insight Association, which represents the marketing-research and data-analytics community, spoke out against the move this week, with CEO David Almy pointing out that cooperation is everything whe...

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Nice Spring weather for this Wednesday

Nice Spring weather for this Wednesday

It races to the east rather quickly but we could see a lingering shower in the early evening hours. Easter Sunday morning will start off with a cold low temperature of 38 degrees, and have a cool ...

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Kim Jong Un mysteriously dashes to China on armoured train

Kim Jong Un mysteriously dashes to China on armoured train

An armored train in China is said to have transported North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, prompting speculations that he is in Beijing for talks. South Korean news agency Newsis reported that K...

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Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan six years after Taliban attack

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan six years after Taliban attack

Pakistani activist for female education and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai (in black vehicle) arriving at a hotel in Islamabad , Pakistan, today. "International media is highly focused o...

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Two Koreas to hold high-level talks ahead of summit

Two Koreas to hold high-level talks ahead of summit

Kim was quoted by Xinhua News Agency as saying during his meeting with Xi on Monday in Beijing that he is committed to denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula "in accordance with the will" of his gra...

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Jared Kushner's firm 'under investigation' for $500m loans

Jared Kushner's firm 'under investigation' for $500m loans

News about Trump's conversations with Porter comes as he is buffeted by claims from an adult-film star and a Playboy playmate who say they had sexual relationships with Trump before he was presi...

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27 reported missing in Russian mall fire that killed 37

27 reported missing in Russian mall fire that killed 37

He also said a fire extinguisher that could have doused the flames at the start did not work. Health minister Veronika Skvortsova, who visited the Keremovo hospital where the victims were receiving tr...

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Trump Still Talks To Rob Porter, Hopes He'll Return To White House

Trump Still Talks To Rob Porter, Hopes He'll Return To White House

Despite selling off most of his family business assets following Donald Trump's election, Kushner "still maintains a stake in some company's properties, including those that received the loans subje...

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