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House Republicans launch investigation into White House's handling of domestic abuse scandal

House Republicans launch investigation into White House's handling of domestic abuse scandal

Instead of condemning domestic violence, President Trump has twice seemed to defend Porter and another staffer who resigned amid domestic abuse allegations. "Any man who abuses a woman or exhibits abu...

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Heathrow accident: Flights delayed after major incident at airport hub

Heathrow accident: Flights delayed after major incident at airport hub

A man in his 40s suffered a cardiac arrest and died, despite attempts to save him at the airfield and on the way to hospital. Heathrow have confirmed the incident which has forced around 20 flights ...

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France threatens to strike Syria if regime continues using chemical weapons

France threatens to strike Syria if regime continues using chemical weapons

At the same time, he added, that "today our services have not established proof that proscribed chemical weapons have been used against civilian populations". The resolution provided a framework for t...

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Possible shooting reported near NSA in Fort Meade, police say

Possible shooting reported near NSA in Fort Meade, police say

The NSA said the situation was under control, advising motorists that a highway leading to the complex was closed in both direction "due to a police investigation". Traffic in the area was mounting on...

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The New Obama Portraits Definitely Brought Out the Internet's Best Meme Game

The New Obama Portraits Definitely Brought Out the Internet's Best Meme Game

But a stroll through the National Portrait Gallery emphasizes that fact in a visual and emotional way that recalls not just the racism built into this country's founding document, but the racism tha...

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US Intel Chiefs Warn Russia Intending To Meddle In Midterm Elections

US Intel Chiefs Warn Russia Intending To Meddle In Midterm Elections

The nation's top intelligence chiefs were united Tuesday in declaring that Russian Federation is continuing efforts to disrupt the US political system and is targeting the 2018 midterm election, fol...

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Denmark's Prince Henrik, Princess Mary's father-in-law, dies aged 83

Denmark's Prince Henrik, Princess Mary's father-in-law, dies aged 83

Henrik was diagnosed with a benign tumour two weeks ago, and has been hospitalised following an illness that began during a visit to Egypt. The royal was treated at the Rigshospitalet initially and la...

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Leadership row drags SPD into new crisis after Merkel coalition deal

Leadership row drags SPD into new crisis after Merkel coalition deal

However, SPD members have to vote on the change on 22 April. The most urgent matter for the SPD is to get a new leader in place after Martin Schulz said last week he would quit to allow the pa...

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United States airstrikes kill Russian military contractors in Syria

United States airstrikes kill Russian military contractors in Syria

The attack last week, and the incursion on Saturday were said to be in violation of a de-confliction area around the Euphrates, with the coalition saying it had "been observing a slow build-up of pers...

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The Dangerous Effect of Iran's Involvement in the Syrian Conflict

The Dangerous Effect of Iran's Involvement in the Syrian Conflict

RQ-170 Sentinel spy drone that was reverse-engineered by Iran . The United Nations has continued to reject Israel's claims to the region. "The alleged incursion was used as the pretext for Israel...

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South Africa's leader faces no-confidence vote

South Africa's leader faces no-confidence vote

The party wants him to cede leadership either to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa , who was selected in December to replace Zuma as head of the party, or to a caretaker president. Originally from ...

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Brooklyn judge blocks Trump admin from ending DACA

Brooklyn judge blocks Trump admin from ending DACA

Some media outlets erroneously reported that the ruling would require the Trump administration to accept new applications for DACA. With a March 5 deadline to rescind the Deferred Action for Chil...

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Minnie Driver drops out as Oxfam Ambassador following sordid sex allegations

Minnie Driver drops out as Oxfam Ambassador following sordid sex allegations

Oxfam's corporate sponsors are reviewing their relationship with the company and the charity is also under investigation by the government's Charity Commission agency. Oxfam has neither confirmed no...

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New York City Bomber Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

New York City Bomber Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

Ahmad Rahimi, an Afghan-born USA citizen convicted of planting bombs in NY and New Jersey. One bomb left near a trash bin went off about 8:30 p.m., injuring multiple people. Ahmad Khan Rahimi, an ...

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Changes to food stamp program raises concerns, questions

Changes to food stamp program raises concerns, questions

Trump's administration believes states can provide the food packages cheaper than what SNAP clients pay for food at stores, saving more than $120 billion over the next decade. Households receiving ...

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United States urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

United States urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

They include rebuilding destroyed facilities such as Mosul airport and new investments to diversify the economy away from crude oil sales, developing transport, agriculture and oil-related industry in...

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Mohan Bhagwat's speech being misrepresented: RSS

Mohan Bhagwat's speech being misrepresented: RSS

Referring to Bhagwat's remarks on the Army and the incident in Kolkata where the DG BSF K K Sharma had, in uniform, reportedly attended a conference on border security conducted by an RSS-affiliated o...

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Pressure Mounts On South African President Jacob Zuma To Step Down

Pressure Mounts On South African President Jacob Zuma To Step Down

Ramaphosa at the end of Mr. Zuma's term as party leader in December. African National Congress ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa says the ruling party is holding talks over Jacob Zuma status as pre...

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Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

Pence avoided public criticism of Moon, congratulating South Korea on hosting the Olympics but privately, officials said, he expressed concern about Moon's more conciliatory tone toward North Korea...

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Pakistani Taliban confirm No. 2 killed in drone US strike

Pakistani Taliban confirm No. 2 killed in drone US strike

Three of his guards were also killed in the strike. The terrorist group nominated Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud to take his place, the statement added. The TTP has been blamed for dozens of suicide bombi...

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