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Jared Kushner's sister woos China's 'golden visa' investors

No doubt the word has gone out to rich, tapped-in Chinese investors looking to plant some roots in the United States too. And the highlight of the afternoon was Meyer, a principal for the company, w...

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Police vehicles stationed at motel where officer was shot

Police vehicles stationed at motel where officer was shot

A police officer has been shot in the face while checking on a warrant status at a MA motel. Police said officers were at the Motel 6 in Braintree , to check a person's warrant status Friday night...

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Just In: Buhari jets out for medical check

Just In: Buhari jets out for medical check

President Muhammadu Buhari is traveling to London tonight for medical follow-up. After returning on March 10 from a 50-day medical vacation in the United Kingdom (UK), President Buhari disclosed tha...

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Modi, Sonia condole demise of actor-politician Vinod Khanna

Modi, Sonia condole demise of actor-politician Vinod Khanna

He began his career in 1968 film " Mann Ka Meet " and soon became a household name in India, particularly during the 1970s and 1980s when he played the starring role in a number of Bollywood hits. The...

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Will the French presidential election impact the United States?

Will the French presidential election impact the United States?

Le Pen and centrist frontrunner Macron yesterday moved to the second and final round of the French presidential election in a historic shake-up of French politics. He and Le Pen will take part in a T...

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Tornadoes kill 4 in Canton

Tornadoes kill 4 in Canton

The Rustic Barn, an event hall, which suffered major tornado damage, is seen from an unmanned aerial vehicle in Canton, Texas on April 30. Image: Homeowners clean up debris after a tornado hit...

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Mayors bet music, BBQ sauce over Blues-Predators semifinal

The Predators will hope for better fortunes in the discipline department, as they were in the penalty box on five occasions in Game Two while not seeing a single power play themselves. The Oilers made...

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Puerto Rico to close 184 public schools amid crisis

Puerto Rico to close 184 public schools amid crisis

Aida Diaz, president of Puerto Rico's Association of Teachers, believes Keleher's school closures plan makes sense. More details will be provided soon by Education Secretary Julia Keleher, Rosaly ad...

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Why Comey should have stayed quiet about those Clinton emails

The "capper", he said, was the meeting. Hillary Clinton pauses as she addresses her staff and supporters about the results of the U.S. election at a hotel in the Manhattan borough of NY, U.S., Novem...

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Couple found dead in Belize had hands taped, were strangled

Couple found dead in Belize had hands taped, were strangled

Police in the Central American country said the bodies were in an "advanced state of decomposition" when they were found-DeVoursney's piled atop Matus's-in a cane field. The pair had been spending the...

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Queen Elizabeth II Facts On Her 91st Birthday

In Hyde Park at midday, 41 volleys in honour of her birthday will be fired by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery. On her 21st birthday, Queen Elizabeth made a speech that would define her reig...

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North Korea Threatens Israel With 'Merciless' Punishment

North Korea Threatens Israel With 'Merciless' Punishment

The statement further condemned Israel for its nuclear policy, and accused the Jewish state of abusing the rights of Arabs across the Middle East. The two worldwide pariahs were brought together b...

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Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day

Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day

Trump enters his 100th day without having passed any major legislation and with the lowest approval rating of any president during this time period. At the 100-day mark, polls show that Trump's su...

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North Korea threaten to hit United States aircraft carrier

The United States has ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to mounting concern over the North's nuclear and missile tests, and its th...

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Fox cuts 'The O'Reilly Factor' over sexual harassment claims

Fox cuts 'The O'Reilly Factor' over sexual harassment claims

O'Reilly will continue to air his podcast , which he says will be extended in length. However, the "Loyal O'Reilly" listeners deserve to know the truth and he and his team are now working in that d...

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New Analyst Ratings For Victoria Oil & Gas (LON:VOG)

New Analyst Ratings For Victoria Oil & Gas (LON:VOG)

Finally, Paloma Partners Management Co bought a new position in Northern Oil & Gas during the second quarter valued at $198,000. Kepler Capital Markets cut their price objective on BP plc from GBX 520...

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Donald Trump signs executive order targeting H-1B visa programme

The president is to sign the directive at Snap-on Inc.in Kenosha, Wisconsin, a state he narrowly carried in November on the strength of support from white, working class voters. Tuesday's executive or...

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United States and Russian Federation struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

Tillerson travelled to Moscow with a joint message from Western powers that Russian Federation should withdraw its support for Assad after a meeting of the Group of Seven industrialised economies also...

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Trump signs order on high-skilled worker visas

Trump signs order on high-skilled worker visas

Programs like the H-1B visa should never be used to replace Americans, according to Trump. The move comes after Trump, as a candidate, paraded laid-off IT workers onstage and called for the end o...

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Archaeologists find 1000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

Archaeologists find 1000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

The coffins were mainly well-preserved, though some had deteriorated and broken over the years. A new tomb has been discovered near the famed city of Luxor . The mission removed 450 cubic meters of...

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Tax Day freebies and discounts

Arby's: Select locations are offering free curly fries on April 18 with no purchase necessary. Get 30% off your entire purchase for dine-in or carryout today only. Once you've done all that hard ta...

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Restaurant group joins suit against Trump over business ties

Restaurant group joins suit against Trump over business ties

This is a significant development that does much to alleviate the "standing" problem, the legal requirement that the plaintiff suffered actual harm. "When we brought this lawsuit three days into the...

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Egypt in state of emergency after twin church bombings

Egypt in state of emergency after twin church bombings

The Islamic State (IS) group had claimed responsibility for the church bombings in the Nile Delta cities of Alexandria and Tanta in which at least 44 people were killed. Israel offered condolences...

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Oklahoma sheriff's deputy dies after shooting

Oklahoma sheriff's deputy dies after shooting

Authorities say Leforce fatally shot Logan County sheriff's deputy David Wade and fled in a stolen vehicle, according to Oklahoma City Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was taken to...

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Nikki Haley Now Says Removing Assad From Power Is A US Priority

This statement referred to the U.S. President's campaign promise that unlike former president Barack Obama, he would not be focused on ousting President Assad from power. In a phone call with Syrian...

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Two minute silence for PC Palmer

SILENCE fell at police stations across the county and country as comrades paid tribute to fallen officer PC Keith Palmer. Suffolk's Chief Constable Gareth Davies and Darren Harris, chairman of the S...

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Johnson to call for more pressure on Russian Federation over Syria

Johnson to call for more pressure on Russian Federation over Syria

As a somber Trump noted, the world could not let such a violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention - not to mention civilized norms - go unpunished. Russia and Iran have accused the USA of crossing ...

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Flint mayor wants to keep Detroit water after lead crisis

Flint mayor wants to keep Detroit water after lead crisis

Karen Weaver will make the announcement Tuesday. The news brief notes that Mayor Weaver had remained committed to drawing Huron River water through the pipeline under construction by the Karegnondi Wa...

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Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

The North, which is intent on developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States, defied global pressure Sunday with a test that failed immediately after laun...

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Boris Johnson to call for tougher Russian Federation sanctions over Syria

At least 70 people died in what the United States says was a chemical weapons attack in rebel-held Syria. Assad's principal backer, Russia, has said the chemical release in Khan Sheikhun was the res...

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Today's Easter Egg Dash Postponed to Thursday

Morris Lions Club members help the Easter bunny scatter more than 8,000 plastic Easter eggs filled with wrapped sweets. Other fun-filled activities will include face painting and family games. Prize...

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US, Mexico, Canada launch bid for soccer's 2026 World Cup

The New York Times reports that this bid is "widely expected to succeed". The final would be held in the U.S. However, since they hosted the last two World Cups (South Africa and Brazil , respect...

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Israel condemns Le Pen's remarks on the Vel d'Hiv raid

Israel condemns Le Pen's remarks on the Vel d'Hiv raid

Le Pen later issued a statement seen by the Guardian saying that she considers that "France and the Republic were in London during the occupation", adding that the Vichy regime, which collaborated...

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UK election talk builds ahead of surprise statement from May

UK election talk builds ahead of surprise statement from May

London stocks plunged Tuesday, dragging Europe lower after Britain called a snap general election, fueling political uncertainty ahead of Brexit but also a tight presidential race in France. Video: Th...

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French centrist promises to simplify labor law

The men are suspected of plotting "an imminent, violent act on French soil, though we don't know precisely the day, the target or targets", Molins said. The current state of the race is a four-way bat...

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Theresa May 'won't take part in TV debates' ahead of general election

Parliament's point man on the Brexit negotiations, former Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt , also avoided suggesting the election could now keep Britain in the EU. It was precisely those divi...

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Defector says North Korea is ready to kidnap Americans

He said , "drawing red lines hasn't really worked in the past". Spicer's remarks left open the option for Washington to take military action if necessary, and as he said, it "would not be a smart st...

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Neo-Nazi Sued For Anti-Semitic 'Troll Storm' Against Montana Woman

Neo-Nazi Sued For Anti-Semitic 'Troll Storm' Against Montana Woman

Gersh alleges in the lawsuit that Anglin justified his call to arms as retribution against Gersh, who he accused of extorting part-time Whitefish resident Sherry Spencer, the mother of white nationali...

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Facebook murder suspect shot and killed himself

State police said Stevens killed himself after a brief chase. Tom Ducharme Jr., who owns the McDonalds, told CBS affiliate WSEE that Stephens pulled up to the first drive-thru window around 11 a.m...

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A look at the charges against former Alabama governor

A look at the charges against former Alabama governor

He agreed not to seek public office again. The plea agreement specified that Bentley must surrender campaign funds totaling almost $37,000 within a week and perform 100 hours of community service ...

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