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Hillary Clinton apologized to Obama on election night

Hillary Clinton apologized to Obama on election night

The first sign of trouble reportedly came at about 7:45 p.m. when Steve Schale , a Clinton campaign polling analyst, called to say that loss was imminent in the key swing state of Florida. Her top aides "were as miserable as mid-level bureaucrats in an agency with no clear plans" and longtime adviser Huma Abedin "couldn't be counted on to relay constructive criticism to Hillary without pointing a finger at the critic". Read More

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At least 24 dead as Philippine bus plunges into ravine

At least 24 dead as Philippine bus plunges into ravine

The bus was carrying around 45 passengers in total when it was travelling through the town of Carranglan in Nueva Ecija province, CGTN said. The top of the vehicle appeared to have been ripped off, he added. "There are many ravines along that road going to Abra", he said, referring to the northern province where the bus was headed. President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman Ernesto Abella expressed condolences to the families of the victims and said those responsible would be held accountable. Read More

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5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

Protesters in Raleigh, North Carolina, said they suspect that Trump's returns might show he has paid little or nothing to the government he now heads, or that he was indebted to Russian, Chinese or other foreign interests. View Jeff Malet's photos of the D.C. Tax March by clicking on the photo icons below. Thirty-foot inflatable chickens will also go up at the marches in New York City and San Francisco , according to Kevin Donohoe, a Tax March organizer. Read More

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UK Prime Minister calls for snap elections in June

May, who took over when Cameron resigned in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the European Union , wants to seek a stronger mandate in Brexit talks. However, it could also push through a more aggressive version of Brexit that cuts off business more from the EU's single market. Corbyn, whose party is trailing May's Conservatives in opinion polls, said: "We look forward to showing how Labour will stand up for the people of Britain". Read More

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IS militants killed in Iraq's Mosul

In February, Iraqi ground forces - backed by a US -led air coalition - began fresh operations aimed at ousting ISIL from western Mosul , the terrorist group's last stronghold in northern Iraq. The Islamic State, which made territorial gains in Mosul and parts of northern Iraq, has more recently been pushed out of much of the region under pressure from an global coalition that includes the United States. Read More

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Obama to attend Steelers owner's funeral

Obama to attend Steelers owner's funeral

Zubik, who knew Rooney for 30 years and spent time with him before he died, said the Catholic football team executive "had business smarts, but more importantly, was very much quintessentially a Pittsburgher and was very humble about everything the Steelers were able to do". Read More

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Trump says North Korea has "gotta behave"

North Korea could react to a potential U.S. strike by targeting South Korea or Japan, and officials in Tokyo and Seoul have been ill at ease with the more bellicose language deployed by Trump's administration. "That is not going to instill confidence". "I explained to the President of China that a trade deal with the United States will be far better for them if they solve the North Korean problem!" On the same day, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump will not be ... Read More

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Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing

Authorities say police tried to pull Stephens over. "I hate that he killed himself, because I wanted the police to put about 100 bullets in him", Haymon said . Video of the killing was uploaded to Facebook. Stephens said he had no time to wait and drove off, DuCharme said. Not reported to Facebook. Following a fatal shooting that was reportedly streamed live on Facebook Live on Sunday, Facebook has released a statement entitled Community Standards and Reporting . Read More

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Turkey's president Erdogan fulfils ambition, but at a cost

Turkey's president Erdogan fulfils ambition, but at a cost

But it will be more hard for European Union leaders to ignore the allegations - as yet unproven - of serious election irregularities in a country that is still technically an EU accession state. There have been complaints of irregularities in the vote and a decision by the electoral board to count more than 1m ballots cast without the official stamp has caused uproar. Read More

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Turkey rejects European Union call for referendum probe

The Turkish government has been widely condemned by Western nations for its repression of opposition figures following a failed military coup previous year. But he insisted other nations' opinions on the issue were irrelevant to him. Both Germany and France expressed concern about possible election irregularities and called on Mr Erdogan to engage in dialogue with the opposition. Read More

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Amit Shah seeks the scent of lotus all over Kerala

Amit Shah seeks the scent of lotus all over Kerala

The state BJP left no stone unturned to accord a grand welcome to Modi, as this is his first visit to his home state after the party's impressive showing in the state assembly polls, including Uttar Pradesh. "Our aim should not be change of government but transformation of society", the Prime Minister said. The meet was attended by top central ministers and 13 BJP Chief Ministers, including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, whose picture was put up near the stage with that of the ... Read More

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Germany hopes UK election to help Brexit clarity

Only a month ago Theresa May said she would not call an early election. She said her opponents' "political game-playing" is undermining the country in Brexit talks. Former Conservative leader Lord Hague said in March that the government was facing "the most complex challenges of modern times". In his response to Mrs May's announcement, Lib Dem leader Tim Farron tweeted: "This is your chance to change the direction of your country". Read More

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Gretzky expects young Oilers to learn from opening game setback

Gretzky expects young Oilers to learn from opening game setback

McDavid's goal came with Milan Lucic in the box for high-sticking. Fans at the Sharks official watch party at Rookie's Sports Bar hope this year, they'll win the cup after last year's bittersweet disappointment. Letestu promptly passed it to a streaking Kassian, who barreled in alone and fired a wrist shot low past the blocker of goalie Martin Jones. A minute into the third, Drake Caggiula had a breakaway chance to give Edmonton a 3-1 lead, but his stick broke before he could unleash a ... Read More

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Clinton: This Is Why I Lost to Trump

Clinton: This Is Why I Lost to Trump

She blamed Russian interference in the election, the release of embarrassing WikiLeaks documents, FBI Director James B. Comey's statement about investigating her emails shortly before election day and misogyny as contributing factors. The more we support women, the more we support democracy... She said he is always trying to "advance himself, his oligarch companions and his country - in that order". Read More

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West Yorkshire Police stand silent for PC Keith Palmer

Forces around the country are paying tribute to the fallen public servant, with thousands of policemen and women lining the streets of the English capital. His funeral procession - led by the Metropolitan Police Colour Party and a "Black Guard" of mounted officers - travelled from the Palace of Westminster along Millbank before crossing Lambeth Bridge. Read More

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8-year-old suspect in toddler's home day care death

8-year-old suspect in toddler's home day care death

The body of the 1-year-old, identified by his mother as Korey Brown, was found concealed Friday morning in a bedroom of 'Keysha Keepers, ' Muskegon Police Chief Jeffrey Lewis said. "And that's when I said what's wrong with my baby's face", says Bryanna. "What's wrong with his face", Reasonover said. "Bruises and bite marks on his face, bite marks on his fingers", his mother, Bryanna Reasonover, told WXMI. Read More

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20 arrested as pro and anti-Trump protesters clash in Berkeley

Hundreds of Trump opponents staged a counter-rally alongside an event billed as a Patriots Day free speech pro-Trump rally and picnic. As of 12:18 p.m., Allston Way between Milvia Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Thousands of chanting, sign-carrying protesters took to the streets in cities across the nation Saturday, demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns, so Americans can scrutinize his business ties and potential conflicts of interest. Read More

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Turkey opposition party claims there were 'irregularities' in reform referendum

A supporter of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds a placard that reads "don't worry, the world can be our enemy " in Ankara , Turkey, late Sunday, April 16, 2017. Turnout across the country was 87 percent. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek told Reuters on Monday he expected the "noise" between Ankara and Europe should die down after the European elections cycle. Read More

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North Korea surprises with display of new missiles

Another missile test from Sinpo failed earlier this month, when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the ocean. The U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement that Sunday's missile exploded on launch. military threats. "We stand alongside our worldwide partners in making clear that North Korea must adhere to United Nations resolutions created to secure peace and stability in the region and stop its pursuit of nuclear weapons", he said. Read More

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China's sudden interest in USA cooperation down to North Korea tension

China's sudden interest in USA cooperation down to North Korea tension

Thornton said the U.S.is not interested in a pre-emptive strike or regime change in North Korea, which is ruled by totalitarian leader Kim Jong Un, but that it is looking for some kind of signal from the mercurial Kim that his government is willing to stick to its worldwide commitments to abandon its current path of developing and testing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles that could reach the United States. Read More

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Trump to travel to Wisconsin Tuesday

Trump to travel to Wisconsin Tuesday

The government issues 85,000 H-1B visas annually. Senior administration officials who briefed reporters Monday touted the executive order as a "historic step" that would help protect American manufacturers and American workers whom the administration believes have been hurt by lax enforcement of "Buy American" laws and employers abusing the H1-B visa program. Read More

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Statement: US national security adviser arrives s Kabul

Statement: US national security adviser arrives s Kabul

McMaster recently also visited Afghanistan earlier to hold meetings with Ashraf Ghani and other key Afghan leaders. The use of the GBU-49, coupled with McMaster's trip, is being viewed as a sign the administration is headed for a policy change in Afghanistan, potentially reversing former president Barack Obama's pledge to remove all troops. Read More

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Australian PM in India to push bilateral trade deal

The cricketer joined the prime minister in Mumbai on Wednesday to launch a sports partnership that will harness Australia's sporting expertise to help Indian athletes do better and encourage healthier lifestyles. The first concrete initiative in the new partnership is Victoria University and the University of Canberra joining to help India establish its own national sports university, in the model of the Australian Institute of Sport. Read More

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Corruption charges against ousted South Korean leader

Park, whose impeachment was confirmed by Seoul's top court last month, also faces charges of abusing her powers and leaking state secrets, Seoul prosecutors probing the scandal said in a statement. While deeply unpopular among many South Koreans, Park still has supporters, and some conservative politicians and media are already demanding that authorities pardon her if she is convicted. Read More

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