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Eight suspects detained over St. Petersburg metro bombing

Petersburg apartment and bringing out three men in handcuffs. A bomb blast tore through a subway train under Russia's seco. The Monday explosion claimed the lives of at least 14 people, 55 others remain in hospitals. People stand around candles showing the time of the subway bombing as they gather in memory of victims of the tragic event, on Marsovo Polye in St. Read More

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Trump spoke by phone with Saudi King Salman

At the same time, he said that "we are not at war with the Assad regime". "The U.K. government fully supports the USA action, which we believe was an appropriate response to the barbaric chemical weapons attack launched by the Syrian regime and is meant to deter further attacks", a government spokesman said. Read More

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US ambassador calls for 'very strong' stance on Russia

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's remarks in the Turkish capital Ankara last week, in which he said that Assad's status would be decided by the Syrian people. China has previously pushed for procedural votes in failed bids to stop the Security Council from discussing human rights in North Korea. "We don't want to see people starve", Haley said in a weekend interview with Fox News geared to the start of the USA term. Read More

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Maimane declares 'We have junk president'

Maimane declares 'We have junk president'

Police said the number of anti-Zuma protesters outnumbered that of pro-Zuma marchers, who are staunch supporters of the ruling African National Congress (ANC). ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe told reporters that although the party had "reflected" on the resignation demands, "we won't recall President Jacob Zuma because opposition parties say so". Read More

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Shooting Reported At Coral Gables Shopping Center

Shooting Reported At Coral Gables Shopping Center

Coral Gables Police Chief Edward J. Hudak told Local 10 News the incident stemmed from a managerial dispute that prompted the former gym employee to target two others who also worked at the fitness center. "This wasn't someone who made a decision to kill a bunch of people". SWAT units were stationed around the mall as shoppers ran to safety and recorded video . Read More

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Romo to be honorary Maverick for final home game

Phil Simms is a two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback for the New York Giants, and was the lead analyst for CBS alongside Jim Nantz since 2003. While many speculated his decision would be to go to the Houston Texans, Romo's decision to become a broadcaster told me more about his character than I ever knew. Read More

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Penn Station To Resume Full Service Friday Morning: Amtrak CEO

Monday, damaging eight of the 21 tracks at the rail center. The agency pays $2.5 million each month and made a $62 million-dollar payment last week. Christie also sent letters to Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, House transportation committee members Frank LoBiondo and Albio Sires, and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen to hold hearings and hold Amtrak accountable. Read More

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USA confident it can thwart North Korean missiles

The European Union has expanded sanctions against North Korea over the country's nuclear tests and launches of ballistic missiles . Taking action against North Korea has been a sticking point in USA talks with the Chinese. Trump has said the US will act alone if China doesn't exert more pressure on North Korea. "This administration wants to see them act, and I think they're going to pressure them to do that", she said. Read More

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SpaceX makes history by sending a recycled rocket into space

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said after the landing that this was "an incredible day" for the company, its team and "for space". Up until the current accomplishment, SpaceX's rockets have been expendable, as per The Verge . The launch of the recycled Falcon 9 was the third launch from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A. That means most of the rest of the cost is in the actual vehicle, which, if reused multiple times, can bring the launch costs down. Read More

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Dallas emergency sirens hacked, shut down overnight

Dallas emergency sirens hacked, shut down overnight

Friday and the system was completely shut off by 1:20 a.m. Saturday. "For security reasons, we can not discuss the details of how this was done, but we do believe the hack cam from the Dallas area". We won't know the health of our sirens until we reactivate the system. As officials are booting the system back up, emergency alarms may sound off again; officials urge residents not to call 911 reporting the sirens during that time. Read More

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Jury in Aaron Hernandez trial sent home for day

Jury in Aaron Hernandez trial sent home for day

The biggest reason for that is the inclusion of Pats coach Bill Belichick as a potential witness in the current trial. Alexander Bradley testified earlier in the trial that he had been driving Hernandez's 2006 4Runner on the night of the murder when Hernandez leaned across him and opened fire on a BMW in the road. Read More

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South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma, ousts cabinet

South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma, ousts cabinet

Investors were already fretting about Gordhan's job security after Zuma on Monday ordered him to cancel a series of meetings with foreign investors and return home. The outcry by funeral-goers including the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela Mandela, further exposed the ruling party's divide. In a statement, Zuma said he had chose to make changes to the National Executive in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Read More

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Foreign Office defends navy for ordering Spanish warship out of Gibraltar waters

Foreign Office defends navy for ordering Spanish warship out of Gibraltar waters

A Spanish warship sailed into disputed waters off Gibraltar today, the British overseas territory said, at a time of high tension between London and Madrid over the fate of the Rock. "What we are doing with all European countries in the European Union is sitting down and talking to them". They have offered London shared sovereignty of the Rock, but the locals in Gibraltar are adamantly opposed to such a solution. Read More

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EU expands sanctions against North Korea

North Korea and South Korea will play each other on Friday afternoon and the game is widely expected to decide the group's top position. He reportedly stressed that "all options are on the table", a statement he has made multiple times when addressing the North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile threat to the USA and its allies. Read More

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Ten terrorists killed in Lahore

Ten terrorists killed in Lahore

Jamat-ul-Ahrar had claimed the responsibility of the attack. The CTD sources said that the dead terrorists were involved in February 13, 2017 suicide attack on Lahore's Mall Road. The gunfight erupted as authorities were escorting five members from the Pakistani Taliban to an arms cache when they were ambushed by gunmen aiming to free the group, said a spokesman with Punjab's Counter Terrorism Department. Read More

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North Korea dominates Trump, Xi meet

North Korea dominates Trump, Xi meet

The only other foreign leader to be hosted at Mar-a-Lago during Trump's presidency so far is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a close US ally. Its U.N. "But I can see that, I think long-term, we are going to have a very, very great relationship and I look very much forward to it". "I think truly progress has been made". Read More

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Londoners gather to remember victims of Westminster Bridge attack

Londoners gather to remember victims of Westminster Bridge attack

London's emergency service workers joined together with Imams and members of the public on Westminster Bridge today in a poignant memorial marking seven days since the bloody terror attack that left four dead. Scotland Yard confirmed he was wearing a stab vest, issued as a matter of routine by the Metropolitan Police, but it was not enough to save him. Police say there's no evidence that Masood was directly linked to the Islamic State group or al-Qaida. Read More

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Greece strikes key deal with creditors

Greece strikes key deal with creditors

The bailout program was agreed two years ago and is the third since 2010. The measures in 2020 would focus on tax breaks, such as the ENFIA property tax and income tax, seeking to offset the austerity measures and create the foundation for a social state in Greece, Tsakalotos added. Read More

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Atlanta begins 1st full workweek since major bridge collapse

Atlanta begins 1st full workweek since major bridge collapse

Basil Eleby is escorted by his public defender and two Fulton County Sheriff's office officers into the court room at the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta on Saturday, April 1, 2017 . Locals say they are surprised to find out that Eleby is believed to be behind the fire and eventual collapse of I-85 saying he was quiet and helped out at various businesses. Read More

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At least two killed, many injured by truck in Swedish capital

At least two killed, many injured by truck in Swedish capital

An Australian tourist has described witnessing a stolen truck ploughing through a crowd into a department store in central Stockholm , killing four people and wounding 15, in what appears to be a terror attack . The BBC video also showed that people running in fear from the incident in the Drottninggatan area of Stockholm . Witness Jan Granroth told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet , that "we stood inside a shoe store and heard something ... Read More

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EU's Brexit negotiating stance revealed by European Council President Donald Tusk

EU's Brexit negotiating stance revealed by European Council President Donald Tusk

The EU has proclaimed its unity on Brexit, even as it reels from Britain's intention to become the first member state to leave in the bloc's 60-year history. Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Government set out its plans on Thursday for a " Great Repeal Bill " to incorporate EU law into British law and "end the supremacy of EU lawmakers" after Britain leaves the European Union. Read More

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Australian Grand Prix 2017: Sebastian Vettel outpaces Lewis Hamilton

Australian Grand Prix 2017: Sebastian Vettel outpaces Lewis Hamilton

The Italian manufacturer looked to have adapted well to rule changes over the course of pre-season testing that have made the cars faster than ever before. Then 11 laps short of the finish, a suspension issue likely stemming from the incident with Ericsson forced Magnussen to retire his vehicle. In fact, even though Vettel was evidently fastest in isolation it is entirely possible that Hamilton would have won the Australian Grand Prix on the strength of his better start had he not ... Read More

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Scotland formally requests independence vote from UK

Scotland formally requests independence vote from UK

The Scottish Parliament on Tuesday voted in favor of seeking another referendum on independence, setting the stage for a standoff between the British prime minister and the first minister of Scotland. Unsurprisingly, the UK Government - which had already said it would not oblige - insisted last night it would not be entering into negotiations on the issue. Read More

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Donald Trump, Xi Jinping arrive in Florida for summit meet

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping arrive in Florida for summit meet

Chinese state media say U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from his Chinese counterpart to visit China later this year. Thursday's dinner is not a full-fledged, official state dinner, but instead of a pair of McDonald's signature hamburgers and fries, Trump and Xi will share a more traditional meal, according to the dinner menu provided by the White House . Read More

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U.S. investigates whether Russian Federation took part in Syrian chemical weapons attack

U.S. investigates whether Russian Federation took part in Syrian chemical weapons attack

Haley says: "The world is waiting for Russian Federation to act responsibly in Syria". April 4, 2017: Trump's tone hardens after a suspected chemical attack kills as many as 86 people in Idlib province. "It was a matter of dusting those off and adapting them for the current target set and timing", said another official. The most aggressive option on the shelf, one of the officials said, called for a "decapitation" strike on Assad's presidential palace, which sits alone on a ... Read More

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