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Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

The court also sentenced Choi Kyung-hee, ex-president of the university, and Namkung Gon, the university's former head of admissions, to two years and 1 1/2 years in prison, respectively, for complyin...

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'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

Tusk said terrorism, "which is still a major threat", was the first topic the leaders discussed at the ongoing two-day summit, Xinhua news agency reported. Mrs May arrived at the summit not with the l...

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Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Pelosi's defensive comments came as Democrats remained angry and divided after throwing some $30 million into a House race in Georgia on Tuesday, only to end up with a loss that wasn't even ...

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Arab States Send Qatar 13 Demands To End Crisis

Arab States Send Qatar 13 Demands To End Crisis

The restrictions on the use of airspace came while nine countries - Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Mauritius, Mauritania, Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives - severed dip...

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The Supreme Court has a chance to restore democracy to redistricting

The Supreme Court has a chance to restore democracy to redistricting

Benjamin Geffen, a lawyer at the Public Interest Law Center working on the case , said that while the suit had been filed in state court, not federal court, he was watching the Wisconsin case clo...

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Mob lynches policeman outside mosque in Srinagar

Mob lynches policeman outside mosque in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday termed the police officer lynching incident as shameful. Eyewitnesses told The Hindu that a group of youngsters spotted the policeman, c...

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NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind files his nomination to contest Prez poll

Also with Kovind were several senior BJP leaders, some chief ministers of NDA-ruled states and senior leaders of other parties supporting his candidature. "President of India is above politics", Kovin...

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Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich

Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich

The Senate bill would phase out extra money that Obama's law provides to states that expanded Medicaid coverage. There are 52 Republicans in the U.S. "We're actually cutting taxes", Paul said . "...

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Rebels attack Philippine village, possibly to divert troops

Rebels attack Philippine village, possibly to divert troops

Mama said the groups clashes with government forces was in retaliation to intensive shelling of BIFF strongholds. "When I say crush them, you have to destroy everything including lives". The armed m...

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Congressional shooter carried list of Republican lawmakers

Congressional shooter carried list of Republican lawmakers

Scalise's wounds last week included a bullet puncturing his left hip and traveling across to the other hip, causing "substantial damage" to blood vessels, bones and some internal organs. and hopefully...

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Diplomat: North Korea Open To Halting Nuclear And Ballistic Missile Tests

On Tuesday, a USA official, who did not want to be identified, said U.S. spy satellites had detected movements recently at North Korea's nuclear test site near a tunnel entrance, but it was unclear if...

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Virginia Muslim girl found dead near mosque

The man got out of his vehicle with a baseball bat, and the group immediately ran back to ADAMS. After Torres drove his auto at the group, he chased after them with a baseball bat and struck Hass...

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Kovind's name chosen with an eye on Dalit votes, says Uddhav Thackeray

Downplaying the rift within the NDA following Uddhav Thackeray's criticism that the BJP was fielding Kovind to win over Dalit votes, Swamy said that it was natural of its "Hindutva brother" ...

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Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), a rising star in the party who unsuccessfully challenged Pelosi for the top job in the House a year ago, said he felt it "will be very hard" to win back the chamber in the 2018...

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Philippine rebels free hostages from school, military says

Philippine rebels free hostages from school, military says

The enemy has withdrawn... they failed", Padilla said late on Wednesday morning. Encinas said the gunmen had planted improvised bombs around the school, a small building in a rural area, and that so...

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Timeline of events surrounding Michigan airport stabbing

Timeline of events surrounding Michigan airport stabbing

He described Ftouhi as "cooperative" and talking to investigators. - 9:38 a.m.: Ftouhi stabs Neville with a large knife and yells " Allahu akbar ", the Arabic phrase for " God is great ". He has a...

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Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

Trump, do you have a taping system?' And he said no. For weeks, the president and senior White House officials refused to tell the public whether such tapes exist. "Was this an effort to intimidate ...

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Bank levy idea is attractive

The state plans to raise $370 million over the forward estimates through its own state-version of the federal government's bank tax, which will involve banks operating in the state paying 0.015% on li...

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U's Kovind support won't impact alliance: RJD

By nominating Meira Kumar on RJD chief Lalu Prasad's insistence, the Opposition has presented a logic which Kumar can not dismiss: That Meira Kumar, the daughter of the famed Dalit leader Jagjivan R...

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Waiving farm loans has become a fashion now, says Venkaiah Naidu

Waiving farm loans has become a fashion now, says Venkaiah Naidu

The farmers should be taken care in distress", Naidu said while addressing a programme in Mumbai . "Loan waiver has become a fashion now". On Wednesday, Karnataka government announced it will wai...

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