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Security Council deadlocks again on Syria chemical attacks

As tensions escalate over possible US-led military reprisals for the suspected attack, the UN's most powerful body remained paralysed, unable to overcome its deep divisions that have been a hallmark o...

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County Commissioners approve early voting sites

County Commissioners approve early voting sites

Early voting for the DeKalb County Democratic Primary gets underway today, a number of office races being impacted by the election. The response to this bill has been neatly split along party lines: S...

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Zuckerberg confirms Facebook is working with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation

Zuckerberg confirms Facebook is working with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation

The FBI raids on the home, office and hotel room of President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen were shocking, but in some ways not surprising. But his relationship with Trump spans years - he...

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CWG 2018: India beat Nigeria for gold, sweep table tennis team event

CWG 2018: India beat Nigeria for gold, sweep table tennis team event

The men's individual time trial at the Commonwealth Games earlier today produced a podium that would have been impossible to predict 18 months ago - with none of the occupants of the gold , silve...

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UN Security Council urged to prevent 'uncontrollable escalation' in Syria

UN Security Council urged to prevent 'uncontrollable escalation' in Syria

The crisis, precipitated by allegations that Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime perpetrated a chemical attack, comes as Trump does rhetorical battle with a US Justice Department which in rece...

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Warmer weather to finally return to Siouxland

Warmer weather to finally return to Siouxland

Once we clear those pesky clouds out of the area, we will start to process of watching up! Upper 30s to low 40s. As the high moves out this evening wind will become southerly which will bring in t...

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Good Friday Agreement: Clinton visit marks anniversary

Good Friday Agreement: Clinton visit marks anniversary

Bertie Ahern, Senator George Mitchell and Tony Blair on April 10, 1998, after they signed an historic agreement for peace in Northern Ireland , ending a 30-year conflict. "It is essential that ev...

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How Social Media Has Empowered Women To Rewrite The Rules

How Social Media Has Empowered Women To Rewrite The Rules

Sinha said the woman was engaged to be married and she was going to a medical centre with the man when the angry mob spotted her. An elderly woman who fell into the path of oncoming traffic has ha...

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Russian ex-spy Skripal improving rapidly after poisoning

Russian ex-spy Skripal improving rapidly after poisoning

In a statement last week Yulia said she was getting stronger every day. The pair both remain in hospital where they are recovering and off the critical list. The US unveiled new sanctions Friday aga...

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Israel's Labor cuts ties with Corbyn, citing anti-Semitism and hatred of Israel

Israel's Labor cuts ties with Corbyn, citing anti-Semitism and hatred of Israel

Gabbay wrote that he chose to take the step ahead of Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, which recalls the horrors of antisemitism in Europe and Israel's commitment to combating antisemiti...

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Narendra Modi to fast on April 12 against disruption in Parliament

Narendra Modi to fast on April 12 against disruption in Parliament

Protesting against the disruptions, the BJP had earlier announced that the National Democratic Alliance MPs would forego salaries along with allowances for 23 days due to the washout of the second h...

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NIA puts former Pakistani diplomat on 'wanted' list

NIA puts former Pakistani diplomat on 'wanted' list

The US government has reportedly prepared a new code of conduct, according to which the movement of Pakistani diplomatic staff would be limited to a 25-mile (40-kilometre) radius. Earlier on Sunday, t...

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Russian Federation to support companies hit by U.S. sanctions

Russian Federation to support companies hit by U.S. sanctions

Bonds took a hit as well. He has vowed to improve living conditions and will be under pressure to keep the economy - which is forecast to grow by 2 percent in 2018 after emerging from a two-year rec...

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May, Trump and Macron say

May, Trump and Macron say

The draft resolution, obtained by The Associated Press , was circulated ahead of an emergency Security Council meeting. Speaking to United Kingdom broadcaster Sky News Tuesday, Blair warned, "If yo...

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10-year-old recounts escape from deadly school bus crash

10-year-old recounts escape from deadly school bus crash

Four adults also died and ten children were hospitalised. Thakur, who earlier expressed his deepest condolences to the bereaved family of the accident victims during the wreath laying ceremony, said...

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French train strike drags on, 74% of drivers on strike

French train strike drags on, 74% of drivers on strike

Mr Macron has pledged to overhaul the indebted national railroad including by denying future hires the job security, early retirement and special pensions long-enjoyed by workers. "Nobody wants a long...

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CSK vs KKR: Head-to-head, playing XI and other interesting stats

CSK vs KKR: Head-to-head, playing XI and other interesting stats

Spectators would not be allowed to carry firecrackers, inflammable materials and firearms, besides bags, mobile phones, brief-cases, pagers, radios, digital diaries, laptops, computers, tape-recorders...

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Saudi could take part in military response in Syria: Crown Prince

Saudi could take part in military response in Syria: Crown Prince

Macron, 40, has walked a diplomatic tightrope in talks with the reformist prince as he seeks to bolster ties with the world's top crude exporter, while also managing relations with the kingdom's arch-...

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Louisiana man booked for 30 counts of possessing child porn

Louisiana man booked for 30 counts of possessing child porn

The Prosecutor's Office is moving to detain him, Tyner said. Officials say 25-year-old Jacob Wilkens is facing 87 felony counts of sexual abuse of children, and two felony counts of criminal use of ...

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Colombia captures ex-FARC head on drug trafficking charges

Colombia captures ex-FARC head on drug trafficking charges

When former President Alvaro Uribe demobilized paramilitary organization AUC , he extradited the paramilitary leaders to the U.S. without court approval, effectively sparking a wave of violence tha...

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USA to sell guided missiles to Qatar before Trump talks

USA to sell guided missiles to Qatar before Trump talks

Trump says in the Oval Office that "we're making sure that terrorism funding is stopped" in the region. The United States and Qatar are working together to tackle the issue of global terrorism fun...

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Maharashtra: 18 labourers killed in major accident, several hurt

Maharashtra: 18 labourers killed in major accident, several hurt

In a awful incident which surfaced from Maharashtra, at least 17 people were killed and over 15 are severely injured after the truck they were travelling in hit a barricade on Pune-Satara highway ne...

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Merkel says Nord Stream 2 not possible without clarity for Ukraine

Merkel says Nord Stream 2 not possible without clarity for Ukraine

Merkel said political considerations must play a role on Nord Stream 2, which would double an existing pipeline's capacity to nearly 30 percent of European Union demand. In the past, she has portray...

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No one laughing at Patrick Reed now after Masters win

No one laughing at Patrick Reed now after Masters win

Remind me: Who's Lleyton Hewitt again? "Everybody really likes battling Patrick, because he loves it so much and eats it up", said Spieth, who has a win, two seconds and a third in five Masters ...

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Protests will go on until Gaza siege ends: Hamas

Yesterday, the Israeli military stated that a tank opened fire on three Palestinians who broke through the security fence. "The circumstances of the breach are under investigation", the IDF said ...

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