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Israel must address excessive use of force, Zeid says

Israel must address excessive use of force, Zeid says

Most protesters were peaceful but some threw stones and burned tyres. The Palestinian UN ambassador on Friday challenged Israel to agree to an independent commission to investigate events in Gaza ...

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Home Office to scrap local deportation targets

Home Office to scrap local deportation targets

She acknowledged that she had asked for more removals of individuals with no right to be in the United Kingdom to take place, but was not familiar with suggestions that regional targets were in place....

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Weather Authority: Rain showers possible on Thursday and Friday

Weather Authority: Rain showers possible on Thursday and Friday

The good news is that we'll get the wettest weather out of here in time for the weekend, which now looks mostly (but not entirely) dry. Sunday will be sunny with the beginning of a warming trend...

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Islamic State propaganda machine hit in two-day blitz

Islamic State propaganda machine hit in two-day blitz

The two-day operation was the culmination of efforts that started in late 2015, after co-ordinated IS attacks killed 130 people in Paris, according to a statement from European police agency Europol. ...

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Toyota hiring 400 in MS as it shifts production from Canada

Toyota hiring 400 in MS as it shifts production from Canada

The Japanese carmaker used the Beijing Motor Show to announce that both cars would be on sale in China in 2019, and be capable of driving up to 50 kilometres on battery power alone. The models are exc...

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Gowdy: James Comey Has a Different Definition of 'Leak' Than Anybody Else

Gowdy: James Comey Has a Different Definition of 'Leak' Than Anybody Else

But then he said: "I may change my mind at some point, because what's going on is a disgrace". His broadsides came as the Senate Judiciary Committee readied to vote later Thursday on a bill to prote...

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Congressman Pat Meehan Resigns Effective Immediately After Sexual Harassment Settlement

Congressman Pat Meehan Resigns Effective Immediately After Sexual Harassment Settlement

He said he will repay the $39,000 in taxpayer funds used to settle the complaint. The House Ethics Committee had no comment on Mr Meehan's resignation. According to The New York Times , it could ha...

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Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. says she is an informant

Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. says she is an informant

A trove of Veselnitskaya's emails obtained by NBC and The New York Times show that she worked closely with the Kremlin's prosecutor general's office to thwart a 2014 U.S. She had previously denied s...

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Britain welcomes Korea summit, tells North to take concrete steps

Britain welcomes Korea summit, tells North to take concrete steps

How did we get here? "The United States appreciates the close coordination with our ally, the Republic of Korea, and looks forward to continuing robust discussions in preparation for Trump and Ki...

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Germany anticipates May 1 start for US-imposed steel tariffs

Congress. Merkel will seek to extend an exemption on US tariffs on European Union steel and aluminum products that expires May 1 and to persuade Trump not to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal...

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China Flexes Muscles With 'Guam Killer' Missile; New Drills Near Taiwan

China Flexes Muscles With 'Guam Killer' Missile; New Drills Near Taiwan

Beijing's sole aircraft carrier and two destroyers crossed waters south of Taiwan Saturday and carried out "offensive and defensive" drills in the Pacific, China's navy said . In 2015, Taiwan Presi...

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The meaning behind Prince Louis' name

His boat was blown up on a fishing trip off the coast of County Sligo in the Republic of Ireland. The name does not have a strong British royal pedigree, being more commonly associated with kings of...

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President Trump WILL Come To London, US Ambassador Tells LBC

President Trump WILL Come To London, US Ambassador Tells LBC

It will not, however, be the full state visit the USA president was promised when May visited Washington past year, meaning he will not be honoured with an official banquet at Buckingham Palace or a c...

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North Korea Sued For ''Killing'' Former Detainee Otto Warmbier

North Korea Sued For ''Killing'' Former Detainee Otto Warmbier

In a statement to The Washington Post on Thursday, Fred said that Otto, was "taken hostage, kept as a prisoner for political purposes, used as a pawn and singled out for exceptionally harsh and br...

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European Union votes to ban the use of bee-killing neonicotinoids

European Union votes to ban the use of bee-killing neonicotinoids

In fact, the Bee Risk Guidance Document is so conservative and so far removed from the reality of agriculture that its application would see most, if not all agricultural chemicals banned, including f...

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Seven Chinese students killed in attack after school

Seven Chinese students killed in attack after school

The attack happened in Mizhi county in the northwestern province of Shaanxi, the brief report said, adding 12 students were injured. Police have been quoted as saying that the assailant wanted to ex...

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Britain, France Decry 'Stunt' By Russia, Syria On Douma 'Witnesses'

Britain, France Decry 'Stunt' By Russia, Syria On Douma 'Witnesses'

Both Syria Russia have denied the accusation and said rebel forces staged the attacks . So, much as we deplore the chemical attack in Douma as inhuman and a crime against humanity, we feel th...

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Shares in Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Acquired by Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC

Shares in Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Acquired by Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC

Virtu Limited Liability Com has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Hologic, Inc. SBUX underperformed by 11.15% the S&P500. Hightower Advisors Llc decreased Air Prods & Chems Inc (NYSE:APD) stake b...

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The White House Daily Chronicle, April 25, 2018

The White House Daily Chronicle, April 25, 2018

Cook, who has urged calm during the recent flare in US trade tensions with China , held private talks with Trump in the Oval Office. London Mayor Sadiq Khan , who clashed with Trump on social medi...

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Alliance working towards next NATO-Russia Council, Stoltenberg says

Alliance working towards next NATO-Russia Council, Stoltenberg says

Welcoming the former Central Intelligence Agency director, Stoltenberg said the fact Pompeo had come so soon after being sworn in on Thursday was a "great expression of the importance of the alliance"...

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IPL 2018: Gambhir dropped from Delhi team as KKR opt to field

IPL 2018: Gambhir dropped from Delhi team as KKR opt to field

The team has lost five of its six matches and is languishing at the bottom of the points table . Another major worry for the Daredevils is the lack of form of Australian power-hitter Glenn Maxwel...

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Pelicans: Anthony Davis' 2018 first-round numbers mirror 2015

Pelicans: Anthony Davis' 2018 first-round numbers mirror 2015

As the Pelicans and Golden State prepare, winners of the series between the Houston Rockets , the Western Conference 1-seed, versus the Minnesota Timberwolves, the 8-seed, and the Utah Jazz, the 4-...

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Turkish court sentences 15 Cumhuriyet staff on terrorism charges

Turkish court sentences 15 Cumhuriyet staff on terrorism charges

The case has sparked global outrage and is one of several high-profile trials seen as emblematic of the sweeping crackdown since Erdogan announced a state of emergency following the attempted coup. In...

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BJP manifesto to reflect ideals of RSS, Reddy brothers: Rahul Gandhi

BJP manifesto to reflect ideals of RSS, Reddy brothers: Rahul Gandhi

He said the party went to the people of the state, asked them what they wanted and put it in our manifesto. The Congress has lodged an FIR over a serious malfunction in the aircraft that was carryin...

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Ramos: If Iniesta was Andresinho, he would've won Ballon d'Or

Ramos: If Iniesta was Andresinho, he would've won Ballon d'Or

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta is unlucky to have never won a Ballon d'Or and could have had TWO if he was called Andresinho, according to Sergio Ramos . The Spain worldwide has won eight LaLiga t...

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