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Bermuda becomes the first country to repeal laws allowing same-sex marriage

Bermuda becomes the first country to repeal laws allowing same-sex marriage

The government said this week that the act guarantees gay couples "equivalent" rights as married couples when it comes to inheritance, pensions and property, as well as the right to make important med...

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Deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in Rowan County

Deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in Rowan County

Athey is accused of robbing the F & M bank on West Main Street in Rockwell. "His employment with our agency gave no indications of this type of behavior". All of the money taken during the robbery was...

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DeAndre Jordan And Cleveland Cavaliers Getting Closer To Closing Deal

DeAndre Jordan And Cleveland Cavaliers Getting Closer To Closing Deal

The Cavs have always been rumored to have interest in trading for Jordan but the two sides have obviously yet to strike a deal as the Cavs are reluctant to trade the coveted Brooklyn Nets first rou...

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House GOP working on averting another shutdown

House GOP working on averting another shutdown

Democrats had said they wanted to see more assurances on immigration negotiations before moving ahead with the caps deal, but rank-and-file Republicans said they sensed more flexibility from ...

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What's in US Senate deal on spending, debt ceiling

What's in US Senate deal on spending, debt ceiling

In a statement, he also said the agreement includes investments in infrastructure and resources to combat the opioid crisis, as well as almost $90 billion in disaster relief for hurricane-stricken...

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Girl Scout Cookie Season to begin in Bay County

Girl Scout Cookie Season to begin in Bay County

The newly legal recreational marijuana shop even suggested getting some cookies to go along with "GSC", a strain named for the addictive dessert food. "It's not a cut and dried situation when we don't...

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Met Office weather warning: London set for icy weather as temperature drops

Met Office weather warning: London set for icy weather as temperature drops

Snow, sleet and hail showers are expected between Midnight and 12pm on Friday, February 9, which could cause major issues for commuters. Some injuries from slips and accidents on icy surfaces are po...

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Turkish, Russian, Iranian leaders to meet over Syria crisis

Turkish, Russian, Iranian leaders to meet over Syria crisis

A fourth consecutive day of heavy regime air strikes on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus killed at least 18 civilians on Thursday, a monitor said. Russian officials say the p...

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International Olympic Committee chief 'disappointed' over lifting of Russian doping bans

International Olympic Committee chief 'disappointed' over lifting of Russian doping bans

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) restricted Russian Federation from Pyeongchang over "precise control" of the counter doping framework in Sochi four years back however left the entryway...

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Icy rain, snow, sleet causing commute headaches around state

Icy rain, snow, sleet causing commute headaches around state

That transition will happen first along the shoreline (least snow), and last in northwest CT (more snow). As the storm departs, there may be some wintry mix on the back edge of the precipitation. Hi...

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Srinagar Hospital firing: 2 militants, 2 OGWs arrested

Srinagar Hospital firing: 2 militants, 2 OGWs arrested

Shakeel Bhat, Tika Khan, Rahil Kachroo and Mohammad Shafi are the four people arrested in connection with Jhatt's escape, police said. Jhatt had managed to escape on Tuesday after at least two other...

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Gay Olympian Adam Rippon shoots down Pence's offer to talk

Gay Olympian Adam Rippon shoots down Pence's offer to talk

As North Korea's march toward obtaining a functional nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the USA has exceeding the American government's estimates, the Trump administration has worked to rall...

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Seven injured in Australia hot air balloon crash

Seven injured in Australia hot air balloon crash

Owner of the property Sonia Ingles was woken up from the sound of the balloon landing, and was "shocked" to see what had happened. Reports suggest the hot air balloon stalled at 500m before coming d...

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President Trump's latest approval rating: Numbers best in 7 months, poll shows

President Trump's latest approval rating: Numbers best in 7 months, poll shows

Another 51 percent approve of Mr. Trump's handling of the economy, in spite of his overall approval negative approval rating, which stands at 40 percent. 41% for Obama. This poll also indicates a hi...

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Israel's Netanyahu bracing for corruption fees

Israel's Netanyahu bracing for corruption fees

Netanyahu posted a response on Facebook late Wednesday in which he lashed out at the police commissioner, calling suggestions that he sent private investigators on such a mission "ridiculous". As par...

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Northern Irish economy faces 12% hit with no UK Brexit deal

Northern Irish economy faces 12% hit with no UK Brexit deal

In the event of a limited free trade deal being negotiated, projected growth would be 8% lower in the West Midlands, north-west England and Northern Ireland, by 6% in Scotland and 5.5% in Wales. MEP S...

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Yuan falls by most in two years after January trade data

Yuan falls by most in two years after January trade data

Import growth had been expected to rebound to 9.8 percent, after a sharp deceleration to 4.5 percent in December. China benefited from a global trade boom in 2017, which helped its exports grow at t...

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Khaleda lands in Nazimuddin Road jail

Khaleda lands in Nazimuddin Road jail

Her party boycotted 2014 polls in which Hasina was re-elected but is expected to contest the upcoming general election. Elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and armed police were called out to guard ...

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ACA enrollments decline 3 percent

ACA enrollments decline 3 percent

Obamacare advocates had feared that sign-ups would plummet after the Trump administration cut the open enrollment period in half, slashed advertising by 90% and reduced support for enrollment as...

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Syrian Kurdish YPG: Turkish army hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

Syrian Kurdish YPG: Turkish army hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

A local official, Khalil Aybour, put the toll at 53. It came on the heels of the bloodiest day in months for Eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, when 80 civilians were killed in strikes. The commission's...

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