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Ukraine MP injured in 'assassination attempt'

One man was killed and four others injured in a blast in central Kiev , according to Ukraine's Interior Ministry. Mr Shkiryak said initial results of an investigation suggested an explosive devic...

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Rajnath Singh, In Meet With Mehbooba Mufti, Asks About Jobs For Pandits

Rajnath Singh, In Meet With Mehbooba Mufti, Asks About Jobs For Pandits

The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is holding a meeting with the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday to discuss with him the current political situation in J&K. To acceler...

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Twitter plans to open ad data to users

Twitter plans to open ad data to users

Twitter said it would take the estimated US$1.9 million (NZ$2.78) it had earned from RT global advertising since 2011 and donate the money "to support external research into the use of Twitter ...

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Pakistan bemoans U.S. 'trust deficit' over Afghan conflict

Pakistan bemoans U.S. 'trust deficit' over Afghan conflict

Tillerson told Abbasi that Pakistan is "so important regionally to our joint goals of providing peace and security to the region and providing opportunity for greater economic relationship". The minis...

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Sherri Papini's Alleged Abductors Sketch Released Amid Inconsistency In Jogger's Story

Sherri Papini's Alleged Abductors Sketch Released Amid Inconsistency In Jogger's Story

A Northern California sheriff has released new details in the mysterious disappearance of Sherri Papini, the young mother found battered and bruised but alive almost a year ago along a freeway after...

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Russian helicopter crashes off Norway's coast

Russian helicopter crashes off Norway's coast

The Norwegian rescue center's northern branch is coordinating the search and rescue operation. The Russian helicopter smashed into the sea at 3.30pm local time (2.30pm UK) near the Norwegian Arctic ...

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Dozens killed in fireworks factory blaze in Indonesia

Police said in a statement the bodies of the victims were charred beyond recognition and that the initial explosion blew off the factory's roof. Witnesses said there were two explosions, both of whi...

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Kurdish referendum results should be annulled

Kurdish referendum results should be annulled

The Kurdish offer came after Mr Abadi ordered the Iraqi military to retake disputed territory held by the Kurds. It concluded by calling for an immediate cease-fire and a halt to all military oper...

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Israeli blogger stabs radio editor Tatyana Felgengauer in Moscow newsroom

Israeli blogger stabs radio editor Tatyana Felgengauer in Moscow newsroom

Ekho later named the alleged assailant as Boris Grits. The station's editor in chief told the Guardian that doctors operated on Felganhauer for more than an hour, but they said her life is not i...

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Labour MP Jared O'Mara suspended by Jeremy Corbyn

Labour MP Jared O'Mara suspended by Jeremy Corbyn

But in an incident in March, Mr O'Mara, who was DJing in a nightclub, made comments to her that "aren't broadcastable" and called her an "ugly bitch", she said. Sophie Evans, who said she met O'Mara o...

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Russian parliament urges saving Iran nuclear deal

Russian parliament urges saving Iran nuclear deal

They are convinced that there is no reason to curtail cooperation with Iran on the nuclear program. "I don't know what's going to happen with that deal", Trump said of the landmark 2015 accord, wh...

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More than 1.3 million demand European Union weedkiller ban

More than 1.3 million demand European Union weedkiller ban

The representatives of the member States of the EU, meeting in a committee of experts to decide the fate of glyphosate, a herbicide controversial whose license expires in December, have not voted on...

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Ambassador Scott Brown being investigated for offensive comments in Samoa

Ambassador Scott Brown being investigated for offensive comments in Samoa

Brown said the official complaints related to comments he had made at a party in the Samoan capital, Apia, where he told attendees they looked "beautiful" and could make hundreds of dollars working in...

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Kurdistan Regional Government offers to freeze independence

Kurdistan Regional Government offers to freeze independence

Speaking alongside visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Ankara, Erdogan also said that talks were underway on possibly closing down the border. On economic ties between Turkey and Iraq, Yi...

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Angry soldier's widow says Trump didn't know husband's name

Angry soldier's widow says Trump didn't know husband's name

Myeshia Johnson , 24, recalled Trump telling her something about her husband that he's denied saying since he phoned her last week - "he knew what he signed up for, but it hurts anyway". He retorted...

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Las Vegas shooter's brother arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography

Las Vegas shooter's brother arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography

A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman would not confirm whether Bruce Paddock was in custody, saying only that officers had been conducting an investigation with federal authorities. The child...

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Spain down Mali to set up England showdown

Spain down Mali to set up England showdown

Spain adopted a 4-2-4 approach while Mali had four defenders to keep the Spain attackers at bay and only two forwards in Lassana N'Diaye, who was joint top-scorer with five goals until the end of...

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Wade asks to come off bench for Cavs; Smith starting again

Wade asks to come off bench for Cavs; Smith starting again

It's been all bad for Wade since coming to Cleveland and moving to the bench could be a good way to make him productive again. It was revealed on Monday morning that the Cleveland Cavaliers have c...

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America's National Parks Could See Increase in Entrance Fees

The National Park Service is considering an increase to entrance fees at 17 of its most popular sites, including Shenandoah National Park. Speaking with the Seattle Times , National Parks Conserva...

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North Korea says United States should take hydrogen bomb threat 'literally'

North Korea says United States should take hydrogen bomb threat 'literally'

The tension escalated when North Korea said the military is "preparing and examining" a plan to launch a missile strike on the strategic U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after President D...

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Latest Gallup poll: Americans favor marijuana legalization more than ever before

Latest Gallup poll: Americans favor marijuana legalization more than ever before

A majority of Americans have supported the legalization since 2013. Meanwhile, 72 percent of Democrats and 67 percent of political Independents supported legalization. A year ago - in advance of nin...

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U.S. adoption agency could be punished for Sherin Mathews death

U.S. adoption agency could be punished for Sherin Mathews death

Eventually he no longer felt a pulse on the child and believed she had died . "Police are fallible, canines are fallible,"Emberlin said". Wesley Mathews, right, adoptive father of Sherin Mathews...

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Actress Natassia Malthe says Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2008

Actress Natassia Malthe says Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2008

The actress alleges Weinstein asked if she had ever had a boob job and to show him her breasts. Allred represents a number of women who are accusing Weinstein of harassment or sexual assault. "I w...

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Colin Kaepernick will likely be invited to next National Football League meeting

Colin Kaepernick will likely be invited to next National Football League meeting

That's because, the New York Post's Page Six reported Tuesday that Kaepernick has signed a book deal worth upwards of $1 million with Random House's One World imprint. Sports, reports that Kaepernic...

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Flame for Pyeongchang Games lit at Ancient Olympia

Flame for Pyeongchang Games lit at Ancient Olympia

It launched a long torch relay that will culminate with the winter Games opening on February 9. Together, they represent the future hosts of Olympic Games , PyeongChang 2018, Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022...

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New Zealand PM-elect announces 28-member Cabinet

New Zealand PM-elect announces 28-member Cabinet

Foreign ownership and a housing shortage in New Zealand's larger cities were prominent issues in the lead-up to the September 23 election, which brought an end to nine years of rule by the conservativ...

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More Warm Temperatures Before a Midweek Cool Down

More Warm Temperatures Before a Midweek Cool Down

A weak cold front will lower temperatures along the Front Range on Monday . Another area of low pressure may develop along the slow-moving cold front, allowing rain to move back westward into weste...

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Melania Trump in MI urges middle schoolers to 'choose kindness'

Melania Trump in MI urges middle schoolers to 'choose kindness'

Trump's footwear turned heads when she accompanied her husband on two trips to Texas after Hurricane Harvey, and one to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Melania Trump has been forced to deny that h...

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Delaying Abortion for Teenage Immigrant Increased Costs, Risks

Delaying Abortion for Teenage Immigrant Increased Costs, Risks

The administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said they found the decision to be a "troubling ruling that exceeds the U.S. Her attorneys have urged...

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FinMin Jaitley says, strong banks need of the hour

FinMin Jaitley says, strong banks need of the hour

Once the world's fastest-growing major economy, India has seen its growth rate plummet to the lowest in three years, far below levels needed to create enough jobs to absorb the million Indians joining...

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Kid Rock Admits 'Running for Senate' Stunt was a Joke

Kid Rock Admits 'Running for Senate' Stunt was a Joke

A website also sold Kid Rock for Senate merchandise. But the biggest explosion was his confirmation that "I'm not running for Senate!" He shows up for the Kentucky Derby nearly every year and no...

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This photo from Rex Tillerson's Afghanistan visit has apparently been mysteriously altered

This photo from Rex Tillerson's Afghanistan visit has apparently been mysteriously altered

Ghani said the new US strategy brought a positive change in the region and added, "all stakeholders should carry out their responsibilities sincerely", according to the statement from the presidential...

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Six militants killed in North Sinai

But in a statement without further explanation, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said 16 officers were killed and 13 injured. Egypt suspects the terrorists of belonging to Hasm, which has claimed se...

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Ewan McGregor Has Reportedly Split From Wife of 22 Years Eve Mavrakis

Ewan McGregor Has Reportedly Split From Wife of 22 Years Eve Mavrakis

Married actor Ewan McGregor shares a passionate kiss with his on-screen lover in a busy London cafeHow did Mary Elizabeth Winstead become famous? Winstead and her ex had no children together...

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Facebook tests News Feed split that could hurt small publishers

Facebook tests News Feed split that could hurt small publishers

But since the social giant is testing this feature it is expected that some version of it will be made available to all Facebook users in the world. Executive Director of Facebook , responsible f...

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House Republicans open investigation into Russian Federation uranium deal

House Republicans open investigation into Russian Federation uranium deal

Since uranium is considered strategically important, the USA government and several of its agencies had to sign off on the deal , which they did. The 2010 deal required approval from the Committee on...

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Father of missing Texas toddler arrested

Father of missing Texas toddler arrested

Richardson police said Tuesday that the Dallas County medical examiner's office used dental records to identify 3-year-old Sherin Mathew, whose body was found Sunday by searchers with cadaver dogs. T...

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Mega Millions makes changes for bigger jackpots

With the higher prices comes a redesigned game in which players select five numbers from one to 70 and one Mega Ball number from one to 25, according to the commission. Mega Millions is being revam...

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Update on deadly shooting near the Colorado State University campus

Update on deadly shooting near the Colorado State University campus

It was there that police believe Zamora showed up and killed McNealy and Kemp before killing himself. City police chief Terry Jones has said the victims were ambushed after they were dropped off a...

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Mitch McConnell waiting for steer from Trump before pushing healthcare bill

Mitch McConnell waiting for steer from Trump before pushing healthcare bill

He adds: "I think he hasn't made a final decision ". Asked about what comes next, Sen McConnell appeared uncertain about the President's intentions. On Sunday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ...

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