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Meanwhile in Paraguay, protesters set fire to the Senate

A demonstrator holds a sign that reads in Spanish " No to the coup" during a protest against the project to change the country's constitution, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Thursday, March 30, 2017. "Democracy is not conquered or defended with violence and you can be sure this government will continue to put its best effort into maintaining order in the republic", he wrote in a statement issued on Twitter . Read More

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Kim Kardashian bumped into by a man

Kim Kardashian bumped into by a man

In the report , the site claimed that the man allegedly touched her breath and began breathing in her face, and that when Kardashian could finally make it back to her vehicle, she was "visibly shaken" and in shock. Kim was presenting an award at the bash, but also took the opportunity to catch up with stars including Cindy Crawford, Nicki Minaj and Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie. Read More

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India's highways run dry after court ban on liquor

India's highways run dry after court ban on liquor

The Supreme Court, which in December a year ago banned liquor shops within 500 metres on either side of national and state highways, on Friday also banned hotels and restaurants along the highways from serving liquor. The uncertainty of India's business climate will deter investment from coming to India. Many thoroughfares in the city had been declared as state highways as the municipal corporation didn't have the resources to maintain them. Read More

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Why Is the Justice Department Trying to Silence Sally Yates?

Congressional Democrats, including the panel's top Democrat, Adam Schiff of California, and party leaders, said Nunes should remove himself from the committee's Russian Federation probe after admitting Monday that he visited the White House grounds to meet with a source to view intelligence documents that he used to bolster President Trump's claims of surveillance by the previous administration. Read More

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2 dozen reported arrested in Moscow protest attempts

Police had blocked off Pushkin Square, a traditional gathering place for demonstrators. The protesters in Moscow and in other cities demanded answers regarding the claims of opposition leader Alexei Navalny saying that the Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, secretly acquired assets - everything from palaces, country estates, yachts to Italian vineyards - all with the money of one of the richest people in Russian Federation. Read More

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Ten weeks into Trump's presidency, not much winning

Ten weeks into Trump's presidency, not much winning

Almost 6 in 10 voters -59 percent - said Trump's conduct as president embarrassed them, according to the poll. More than three-quarters of Democrats favor an independent investigation while only one-quarter of Republicans do. A great deal, about 15 percent said; a good amount, about 22 percent said; not very much, about 21 percent; not at all, about 40 percent; unsure, about 3 percent. Read More

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Grichuk, Cardinals top Cubs 4-3 in wild opener

Molina, going back to his outstanding World Baseball Classic, seems like a new man this year. Hope started to fade from the remaining Cardinals fans still in Busch Stadium after a steady rain hit late in the game. It's exciting that the Cardinals were able to keep an iconic player in red for the next four years. The Cardinals finished 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position with Grichuk's last hit being the lone RBI producer with RISP. Read More

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Missing Pennsylvania judge, 91, found alive in wooded area

A missing federal judge was found alive in a wooded area in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, Thursday evening after an intensive search by the U.S. Marshals Service, the FBI and state police. trying to enter a grocery store pharmacy near his home outside Scranton. He had left his wallet and phone at home. He is known for presiding over the infamous "kids for cash" case about two former Luzerne County judges Michael Conahan and Mark Ciavarella, who were accused of accepting money from the developer and ... Read More

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Cardinals, OF Stephen Piscotty agree to deal

Cardinals, OF Stephen Piscotty agree to deal

Louis' control via extra guaranteed years or options. Piscotty was not eligible for free agency until 2022. While Piscotty is just the latest homegrown St. Louis. The deal comes one day after the Cardinals announced a three-year, $60 million contract with catcher Yadier Molina . The deals began with lefty Brett Cecil's four-year, $30.5-million contract, and then peaked with Dexter Fowler's five-year, $82.5-million deal. Read More

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Britain says only Gibraltar, UK people can decide future

In 2002, the former British foreign secretary, Jack Straw , asked Gibraltarians if they wanted Britain to share sovereignty with Spain . "I do think it is a remarkable coincidence that 35 years ago this week, that another woman Prime Minister sent a taskforce half way across the world to protect another small group of British people against another Spanish speaking country", Howard told Sky News . Read More

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London attack: Significant arrests as police appeal for information on Khalid Masood

That brings the number of people in custody for the Wednesday attack to nine. Armed British police patrol outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, central London following a terrorist attack on 22 March, 2017. His occupation was unclear. The attacker was then shot several times by police officers and later died. "However, he was known to police and has a range of previous convictions for assaults, including grievous bodily harm, possession of offensive weapons and public order ... Read More

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Scavino, WH push back after tweet urging GOP primary challenge

Scavino, WH push back after tweet urging GOP primary challenge

Last week, in the wake of the GOP's failure to pass a bill repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, some party leaders said that Republicans needed to re-learn how to govern. "It's risky for side groups to be negotiating legislation when the committees are the ones who draft amendments", MacArthur said, "The danger of the Tuesday Group and Freedom Caucus looking like we're negotiating is it alienates dozens of other members of Congress". Read More

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Floods hinder rescue in Australia post Debbie

Floods hinder rescue in Australia post Debbie

Category four Cyclone Debbie smashed into Queensland on Tuesday between Bowen and Airlie, ripping up trees and causing widespread damage that is still being assessed. Evacuation Orders have also been issued by city of Gold Coast authorities for residents in Alberton, Stapylton, Woongoolba, Gilberton and Steiglitz, while levels of the Albert River remain extremely high. Read More

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Putin aide says US-Russia relations at a low

Putin aide says US-Russia relations at a low

About 300 people protested on the sidewalk outside the event, which was closed to media. "Find the leakers", Trump said in a Twitter post on Sunday. "The reason they get immunity is because they did something wrong", Trump added. Grants of such immunity must also involve discussions with senior Justice Department officials, but even that type of limited immunity is problematic, in large part because of the case of Oliver North. Read More

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Leftist Moreno heading to dispute win in Ecuador election

Clashes have been reported in Quito and several other cities, and Lasso supporters broke through metal barricades outside the election commission before being pushed back by police. He cited the first round of the election in February, when final results took days to come out and his supporters massed in front of the electoral council to guard against what they said were fraud attempts. Read More

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Julia, a new 'Sesame Street' character with autism, to debut

That certainly goes for Julia , a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes - and autism. She wishes Julia had been around years ago when he was " Sesame Street " age. Julia , who "does things a little differently", according to the workshop, is part of the campaign focused on reducing the stigma of autism. Also, she happens to have autism. Read More

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Westminster attacker 'killed by single gunshot to chest'

Masood, 52, killed three pedestrians with his auto, before fatally stabbing a police officer on March 22. The attack, at approximately 2:40 pm local time, is said to have taken just 82 seconds from start to finish. 'The male was then shot and killed by other officers'. Before being radicalised and converting to Islam, Masood was know by names including Adrian Ajao and Adrian Elms. Read More

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Aid group says millions of Afghan children are not in school

Aid group says millions of Afghan children are not in school

The top US general in Europe told lawmakers Thursday that Russian Federation and the Taliban are growing increasingly close, suggesting that the Kremlin might even be supplying the insurgent group. Softening its approach towards the Afghan Taliban is a dramatic and somewhat unexpected shift for Russia, but ties have improved over the past year, with several Russian officials publicly acknowledging Moscow's "contacts" with the Taliban . Read More

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Anti-Abortion Activists Behind Secret Planned Parenthood Videos Charged with 15 Felonies

Anti-Abortion Activists Behind Secret Planned Parenthood Videos Charged with 15 Felonies

Tuesday, California's Attorney General slapped two undercover investigators from the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) with a whopping fifteen felony charges. Under pressure, Planned Parenthood announced in October 2015 that it would no longer accept reimbursements for fetal tissue donation. David Daleiden, accused of recording Planned Parenthood officials without their consent, arrives in court on February 4, 2016 in Houston, where he faced an indictment on a misdemeanor count of ... Read More

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Modi exhorts Kashmiri youth to choose tourism over terror

Modi exhorts Kashmiri youth to choose tourism over terror

He said the tunnel is expected to cut travel time from Jammu to Srinagar by at least two hours which will increase all time tourism in the state. For 40 years terrorism gave you nothing but bloodshed, deaths and destruction. On the new tunnel, Modi said, "This tunnel is environment-friendly and this tunnel will help in the fight against global warming". Every Indian wants to see Jammu and Kashmir. Read More

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ISIS Hostage-Taking Caught on Video; Mosul Deaths Go To Formal Investigation

ISIS Hostage-Taking Caught on Video; Mosul Deaths Go To Formal Investigation

Votel told a congressional committee that 490 Iraqi security personnel were killed and more than 3,000 wounded in the battle for east Mosul , while 284 have been killed and more than 1,600 wounded in fighting for the west. He said that was different from using civilians as human shields and that ISIS did not want the coalition to know the civilians were in the building so that a strike would kill them. Read More

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Army jawan arrested with two grenades at Srinagar airport

Army jawan arrested with two grenades at Srinagar airport

We have sent our team to the police station". On being pressed further, the jawan admitted the involvement of junior-level officers and said he was just a "courier" for grenades. According to police, the trooper managed to enter inside airport without being stopped at the gate because army vehicles were not subjected to frisking at the entry. Read More

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Nikki Haley to the UN: 'The Days of Israel Bashing Are Over'

The Security Council voted 14-0 in December to pass Resolution 2334, which demanded an immediate end to Israel's "illegal" settlement activities in occupied Palestinian territories. The difficulty Israel will face with the Trump administration is the same facing all USA allies. Under President Donald Trump, the United States of America will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. Read More

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Arab summit highlights two-state solution as cornerstone of peace

The trio looked at "efforts to back the Palestinian Authority and means of bolstering regional and global efforts to resume Israeli-Palestinian negotiations", the statement by Egypt's presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef added. Greenblatt affirmed Trump's belief that an Israeli-Palestinian deal "is not only possible, but would reverberate positively throughout the region and the world", the U.S. Read More

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French candidates face off in first debate

Le Pen and Macron, the two leading candidates according to opinion polls with just over a month to go before voting begins, traded barbs in the televised debate watched by almost 10 million people on Monday. "We have of course discussed the cooperation between France and Chad in the fight against terrorism", the National Front party candidate said after the meeting with Deby in Am-Djarass, near the borders with Libya and Sudan. Read More

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Armenia holds a parliamentary election, ruling party favored

The exit poll showed that an opposition bloc Yelk (Way out) got 7.02%, while the government-loyal Dashnaktsutyun Party got 6.68%, a minimum needed for the party to enter parliament, TASS reported. Sarkisian denies that, saying the changes are "part of Armenia's democratisation process". "As chairman of the Republican Party, I assume responsibility for my teammates", he said when asked about his post-2018 future. Read More

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Jordan says Israel's new settlement undermines peace

He called for a concerted effort by the global community to stand up against Israel's "irresponsible" expansionist policies, implement United Nations resolutions, halt unilateral Israeli moves and provocations and resume negotiations to reach a just and comprehensive peace that paves the way for the creation of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. Read More

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Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare delighted with Stoke win

It was Leicester's fifth straight win in all competitions since Claudio Ranieri was sacked and meant Shakespeare became the first English manager to win his first four league games. And captain Ryan Shawcross admitted the Potters failed to show up at the King Power Stadium and targeted a response at Burnley on Tuesday. "Second goal vital as it gave us the platform to go on and win the game". Read More

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Russia's not the real story, says White House

Russia's not the real story, says White House

A second filing signed by Flynn was dated Friday but was released today instead of with other administration disclosures. The new financial disclosure also shows Flynn was compensated by political groups, government contractors, technology firms and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which paid him a $5,000 consultancy fee. Read More

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