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Nepal man, 85, dies trying to become oldest Everest climber

KATHMANDU, Nepal Family and supporters on Sunday honored an 85-year-old Nepali man who died trying to regain his title as the oldest person to climb Mount Everest, while officials stressed the need to...

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Hamas elects Haniyeh as political head

Hamas elects Haniyeh as political head

Haniyeh lives in Gaza , unlike Meshaal, who is based in Qatar. In 2006, Haniyeh was appointed a prime minister after Hamas swept parliamentary election in the Gaza Strip. To begin with, although Ha...

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Ex-acting attorney general 'concerned Flynn could be blackmailed by Russians'

Those people said that although Yates' testimony may contradict Spicer and Priebus, her appearance Monday is unlikely to reveal new details about the FBI's investigation into whether any Trump ass...

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North Korea Detention of Fourth US Citizen 'Concerning' - White House

North Korea Detention of Fourth US Citizen 'Concerning' - White House

Around the time that Kim Dong-chul's detention was revealed, Otto Warmbier was also arrested by North Korean authorities. Madden says that the behavior of faculty members and exchanges at the univer...

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Trump's revised travel ban goes before federal appeals court

One of the judges, Robert B. King, pointed out that the so-called "Muslim ban" Trump repeatedly spoke of during his run for president was still on his campaign website as of Monday. The challengers ...

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Labour loses out as SNP and Tories snap up seats

Writing in The Mail On Sunday, after her party won a record 276 councillors north of the border, more than double the number they secured five years ago, Ms Davidson suggested Scots are "fighting back...

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North Korea says detains another American citizen, KCNA reports

On Monday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Washington will work through the Swedish Embassy in North Korea to free the Americans. An Chan Il, president of the World Institute for North Korea St...

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Queen of great Britain announced to the public an important decision

Queen of great Britain announced to the public an important decision

The royal aide added: "This is not a decision taken for medical reasons". A former naval officer, Philip has earned a reputation as a royal workhorse and a steadfast spouse to the queen, even as he ...

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Pruitt removes scientists from key EPA board

Pruitt removes scientists from key EPA board

The Board of Scientific Counselors was established in 1996 with a mission of providing advice and recommendations on science and engineering practices and research done by the EPA's labs and scientist...

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Bangladeshi wins seat for Asian women on FIFA Council

Kuwaiti Sheikh Ahmad has been named as a co-conspirator of disgraced Guam football chief Richard Lai, who recently pleaded guilty to receiving almost $1mn in bribes from football officials wanting h...

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2 doctors killed in penthouse of Boston luxury condo

2 doctors killed in penthouse of Boston luxury condo

He is being treated for injuries stemming from the confrontation he had with Boston police at the doctors' home, 141 Dorchester Ave., Friday night. "It was a insane scene, and the commissioner was...

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Cassini probe finds vast void between Saturn's rings

Scientists revealed that apparently there is no matter between the famous rings of Saturn. The planet has a prominent ring system that consists of nine continuous main rings and three discontinuous ar...

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Federal court to hear appeal of president's revised travel ban

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia will hear an hour of arguments in International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump . Under the March 6 executive order , citizens from s...

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UN Climate Talks Kick Off as US Mulls Withdrawal from Paris Deal

In recent days, White House officials have taken an apparent turn away from remaining in the Paris climate agreement, with several administration officials arguing that the accord binds the Trump admi...

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Trump congratulates Macron for 'big win' in French election

Trump congratulates Macron for 'big win' in French election

The 39-year-old centrist's victory over far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen in Sunday's election came as a huge relief to European Union allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Brita...

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Macron's Wife Was Once His Teacher

She also ran the theatre club where he was a budding actor. When he left, young Macron had made known to Trogneux his intentions to marry her in the weirdest of ways. What does she have to say about...

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3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

President Donald Trump hosted Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas at the White House last week amidst speculation that the United States president may still wish to go down in history as the one who su...

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Venezuela opposition protests against constitution reform

Venezuela opposition protests against constitution reform

The government accused the Lopez clan of whipping up a media frenzy to gain attention. Former mayor, Lopez was jailed in 2014 for allegedly organising violent street protests. Red-shirted Maduro sup...

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The US Navy SEAL killed in an ambush overseas has been identified

According to one official, there are about 50 American special forces now working with African Union Mission in Somalia and local national commandos as part of a "train and advise mission", and the ...

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Couldn't ask for a better Sunday forecast

Couldn't ask for a better Sunday forecast

Thursday looks to have partly sunny skies, highs in the mid-60s, and there is a slight chance for an afternoon shower. Thursday Night .Partly cloudy. Wednesday starts off mostly sunny and then cl...

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Obamas Donate $2 Million to Chicago Summer Jobs

Chicago Mayor (and former Obama Chief of Staff) Rahm Emanuel seems to be in full support of the project and the positive impact it will have on the community. The design was created by Tod Williams ...

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Salvadoran once charged with killing Chandra Levy deported

Salvadoran once charged with killing Chandra Levy deported

The case hinged on a jailhouse informant who said that Guandique had confessed to killing Levy. Guandique, who illegally entered the U.S. a year before Levy's murder, was deported Friday, authoritie...

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Let Me Help Palestinians Sign Final Agreement With Israel, Trump Tells Abbas

The Palestinian leader said he envisions a two-state solution with a Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem, and Israel's borders defined by the so-called 1967 lines. UN Security Council Resolution 2...

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West Ham defeat leaves Spurs boss Pochettino disappointed

He said: " Spurs looked like a side whose season had come to a predictable end". Alli had an early chance in the first half when Kane's shot came out to him in the area but his effort was blocked. ...

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Obama warned Trump about Flynn, former officials say

Sally Yates is set to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee about the concerns she raised with the Trump White House in January about Flynn's contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washington . He ...

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Michael Flynn under investigation over payments from Russian Federation

The Democrats' press conference comes two days after Cummings and Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz , R-Utah, appeared at a rare bipartisan media appearance to state that the cl...

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Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

Richardson did not respond to our request for comment on this issue. An associate professor at Michigan State, his expertise is in the contribution of ecological systems and services to socioeconomic ...

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Obama Warned Trump Against Hiring Mike Flynn

Yates' Jan. 26 meeting in the executive mansion reportedly was to notify the administration that the Federal Bureau of Investigation believed Flynn could be vulnerable to Russian blackmail. The subcom...

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Syria says Israel attacked Hezbollah arms depot near Damascus airport

Israel is believed to have hit Damascus in December 2014, and Palmyra last month. The Lebanese news channel al-Mayadeen reported that Israeli missiles had passed over the Golan Heights, and that I...

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US Dismisses International Agreement Banning Aircraft Over Syrian Safe Zones

Lavrentiev said the agreement would go into effect on Saturday and Syrian air forces were expected to cease their flights over the areas. Breaches were seen mainly in northern Hama province, where S...

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Derby Winner Always Dreaming To Arrive At Pimlico Tuesday

Always Dreaming splashed through the mud for a 2-3/4-length victory at Churchill downs on Saturday (Sunday AEST), giving Todd Pletcher and rider John Velazquez their second victories in the race but f...

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Kentucky Derby Winner Always Dreaming Has Brooklyn Pedigree

Kentucky Derby Winner Always Dreaming Has Brooklyn Pedigree

Preakness Week at Pimlico offers several events including Sunrise at Old Hilltop, where fans can have breakfast trackside while watching horses go through their morning exercise; the traditional Alibi...

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Judges raise thorny questions about revised Trump travel ban

Since stepping into office, though, Trump and his top aides have tried to distance themselves from the exact language of the plan, which has been used against the administration's attempt to suspend t...

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Arkansas Executes Two Prison Inmates

Arkansas Executes Two Prison Inmates

However, the judge lifted her stay of execution about an hour later and Williams was pronounced dead at 10:33pm. Attorneys for both men had sought stays on the grounds that their medical condition...

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'Tens of thousands' migration target will be Tory manifesto pledge

The Prime Minister has made a decision to readopt the promise, even though it has never been met since it was first set in 2010, in a bid to reassure voters that she wants to curb the number of pe...

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Death count marches upward to 38 amid Venezuela unrest

But the government's opponents and critics have said that the president's move towards a constitutional shake-up is a "coup". It is time and it is the path forward ... The convening of the national as...

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Trump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's election

The new President's immediate challenge will now be to secure a majority in next month's parliamentary election in order to implement his program. In an opinion piece for Fox News, the most-viewed U...

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Obama asks Congress to show courage

Kennedy's daughter, who will present the award at a ceremony beginning at 8:30 p.m. EDT (0030 GMT). Obama has been named this year's recipient of the Profile in Courage Award. The House bill fa...

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United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

Sturgeon's comments today are also a pitch to those same Labour voters, arguing that they have to choose between the SNP "standing up for Scotland" or the "chaotic hard Brexit" of the Tories. Nicola S...

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Kangaroo reaches through fence, attacks little girl at safari park

Kangaroo reaches through fence, attacks little girl at safari park

Jennifer White chose to surprise her daughters, ages 9 and 3, on Saturday by taking them to one of their favorite places, Harmony Park Safari, nestled in the New Hope community just south of Huntsvill...

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