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Transparency International Ranks Nigeria 148th World's Least Corrupt Country

Transparency International Ranks Nigeria 148th World's Least Corrupt Country

High-level corruption cases, including an influence-peddling scandal involving ousted former President Park Geun-hye, are believed to have contributed to South Korea's low ranking in an annual globa...

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Bitcoin sold free due to glitch at Japanese exchange

Bitcoin sold free due to glitch at Japanese exchange

Sixteen cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan are reportedly planning to create a self-regulating body that will oversee crypto markets in the country. According to the Asahi Shimbun , the customer i...

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Maryland Students Walk Out Of Class, Call For Gun Control In DC

Maryland Students Walk Out Of Class, Call For Gun Control In DC

During their journey, Diaz spoke with Mallory, who is a junior at the school. But the teens said Wednesday afternoon they didn't get the reception from pols they had hoped for. The eyes of the nat...

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Police could face legal action after Worboys case

Police could face legal action after Worboys case

His relatives, along those of Anthony Walgate, 23, Gabriel Kovari, 22, Daniel Whitworth, 21, accuse investigators of breaching the same article of the Human Rights Act used in the successful Worboys c...

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Chris Lynn suffers another shoulder injury, in doubt for Indian Premier League

Chris Lynn suffers another shoulder injury, in doubt for Indian Premier League

Australia big-hitting Chris Lynn on Wednesday dislocated his shoulder during the final of the Tri-series final against New Zealand and will miss the Pakistan Super League [PSL] in Dubai. With the back...

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At least 44 dead after bus plunges off cliff in Peru

At least 44 dead after bus plunges off cliff in Peru

Amid the confusion, the authorities did not specify the number of people injured. With an unknown number of passengers on board, the police have been working closely with emergency services to searc...

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TripAdvisor crowns Bournemouth beach as the UK's best

TripAdvisor crowns Bournemouth beach as the UK's best

Year round sun and ideal natural beauty - the calm waters of this city beach make it the flawless place to flop and drop. "This is a beach for all ages and swimming abilities". Cuba's Varadero Beach...

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Tuesday weather: Forecasters issue winter weather advisory

Tuesday weather: Forecasters issue winter weather advisory

Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow after 4 p.m. East wind around 7 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tuesday night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 1 a.m. Chance of precipi...

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Russia indictments and what they mean for the investigation

Russia indictments and what they mean for the investigation

Russian Federation has never interfered, doesn't have the habit of interfering in the domestic affairs of other countries, and is not doing it now". As reported , the national cybersecurity center...

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Trump Privately Extols Raising Age Limits on Long Guns

Trump Privately Extols Raising Age Limits on Long Guns

We must actually make a difference. "We must move past cliches and exhausted debates and focus on evidence-based solutions and security measures that actually work, and that make it easier for men and...

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Philippines Rejects US Intel Report on Duterte

Philippines Rejects US Intel Report on Duterte

US intelligence chief Daniel Coats delivered the annual assessment of worldwide security threats in a 28-report to an American congressional committee on February 13. "This is something we are takin...

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Lawyer says Melania Trump's parents are legally United States permanent residents

Lawyer says Melania Trump's parents are legally United States permanent residents

Wildes released. Immigration experts said the couple very likely relied on a family reunification process that President Trump has labeled "chain migration" and wants to end. The US allows a numbe...

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President Trump says he's urging action to ban devices like bump stocks

President Trump says he's urging action to ban devices like bump stocks

In Las Vegas , bump stocks were used by the assailant to kill concertgoers from a 32nd floor hotel room-resulting in the largest mass shooting in modern American history. Trump's comments seem...

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VP office: NK proposed meeting with Pence

VP office: NK proposed meeting with Pence

According to Washington Post and CNN , an official disclosed on Tuesday that US Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to hold a secret meeting with North Korean officials during his visit to ...

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South Whittier School Shooting Plot Averted, Authorities Say

South Whittier School Shooting Plot Averted, Authorities Say

Weapons and ballistic evidence were then recovered from the student's home, the sheriff's office said. The student is now in custody. On Feb. 15, a student who had been suspended told his mother he wa...

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Westlake, Mentor students plan walkouts for school shooting victims

Westlake, Mentor students plan walkouts for school shooting victims

Instead of a complete ban, legislators are rather focusing on raising the minimum age to buy a gun. Lauren Book of Broward County, who helped organize busloads of students who arrived at the Cap...

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Norway takes two golds to top medals table at Winter Olympics

Norway takes two golds to top medals table at Winter Olympics

Bjoergen won her 14th medal at the Winter Games by taking bronze with her Norwegian teammates on Wednesday in the team sprint. She still needs one win to match his tally of eight golds . Skiers Jes...

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Int'l Mother Language Day celebrated in Ankara

Int'l Mother Language Day celebrated in Ankara

Incidentally, long before the intervention by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on the promotion of indigenous languages, the federal government had shown co...

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Twitter bot purge prompts backlash

Twitter bot purge prompts backlash

Some U.S. users with conservative politics complained their number of followers had gone down after Twitter asked them to verify their identity. White nationalist Richard Spencer and conservative ...

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Tucson adoptive parents arrested for alleged child abuse

Tucson adoptive parents arrested for alleged child abuse

The children were often left without basic necessities such as food, water and lights for up to 12 hours at a time, police told NBC News . The kid ran to a nearby store and requested to use the pho...

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