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Riots erupt in Sweden's capital just days after Trump comments

Riots erupt in Sweden's capital just days after Trump comments

Police said one "officer was hit in the arm and slightly injured." and that cops fired warning shots to disperse the crowd. More riots erupted later in the evening, causing damage to shopfronts as well as instances of looting. Anders Göranzon, one of the officers, said the interview was about areas with high crime rates and that "there wasn't any focus on migration or immigration". Read More

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US Supreme Court split on border shooting of Mexican teen

The question before the high court is whether the family of Mexican nationals has the right to sue for a violation of the U.S. Constitution. Should the eight justices split 4-4, they could hold the case until a ninth justice is seated. The Trump administration, like its predecessor, is arguing that the location of Sergio's death, in Mexico, should be the end of the story. "The two nations have drawn a line", said Deputy Solicitor General Edwin Kneedler, "and this is a circumstance where ... Read More

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'Fossil-Fuel Ally' Scott Pruitt Officially Takes Reins At EPA

Last week, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) welcomed Scott Pruitt's confirmation as administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). During his first agency-wide address Tuesday, Pruitt focused on his favorite themes of federalism, the need for predictability among regulated industries and the dangers of agency overreach. Read More

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Nagaland crisis: TR Zeliang steps down as state Chief Minister

Nagaland crisis: TR Zeliang steps down as state Chief Minister

Zeliang further said a "new consensus leader" would be selected by his party, the Nagaland People's Front, on Monday. In the run-up to his resignation, Rio - who has been chief minister of Nagaland for two terms from 2003 to 2014 interspersed by a period of President's Rule - had whisked away several DAN MLAs to a resort, and they had then pledged their backing to him in a "letter of support". Read More

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Tehran conference on Palestine gathers morale to resist Israel

Tehran conference on Palestine gathers morale to resist Israel

Also, the visiting head of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement, Ramadan Abdullah Shalah, said here in the event that the Palestinian people have firm determination to resist the Zionist regime of Israel and will never give in. Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, which ousted the pro-western Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and brought the Islamists to power, Iran has not recognized Israel and has supported anti-Israeli groups. Read More

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Bull gets loose in Queens, NYPD says

Police corralled the animal in a backyard in Jamaica, Queens after a chase that lasted more than an hour. There is a slaughterhouse in the area, but it is not yet clear if the bull escaped from it. Freddie was later spared and taken to an animal sanctuary. According to CBS, local resident Felicia Evans said: "It was the running of the bulls today from what I understand". Read More

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Emulate Buhari's lifestyle - Aisha Buhari urges Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday thanked Nigerians who have been praying for his health and their good wishes while assuring them that there is no cause for worry . President Buhari has been out of the country since January 19 when he travelled to London for a 10-day medical vacation. The journalist, who's a reporter with The Guardian, told staff of the residence that he would like to see the president and possibly interview him. Read More

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Drake Sends Rihanna a Sweet Birthday Message

MORE: Drake Spotted on Date With Swedish Twins - But What About Jennifer Lopez?! The insider added that Drake allegedly "misses" Rihanna and is now ready to win her back, just days before he made his big birthday shout out. While tons of her celebrity fans sent her some sweet born day messages throughout the day, one of the Bajan beauty's favorite websites gave her an extra special gift. Read More

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Anti-Semitic Threats Against Jewish Community Centers 'Horrible, Painful'

After the tour Trump discussed prejudice against blacks and Jews, saying "we have to fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred", saying a wave of anti-Semitic incidents are "horrible and painful". The vague statement was the president's only response thus far to the latest wave of anti-Semitic acts-including 11 new bomb threats against Jewish community centers, from NY to New Mexico, on Monday alone-and it wasn't enough for many observers. Read More

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United Nations special envoy Tadamichi Yamamoto in Pakistan to reduce tension with Afghanistan

United Nations special envoy Tadamichi Yamamoto in Pakistan to reduce tension with Afghanistan

Pakistan Army, after a string of terror attacks in the country, has moved heavy artillery towards the Pak-Afghan border in Torkham and Chaman districts, as per the reports of the Express Tribune . A time has come for a serious dialogue between the two countries. Bajwa had told the U.S. commander in Afghanistan that the Afghan government's inaction against terrorists was testing Pakistan's policy of cross-border restraint. Read More

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BMC poll: Bollywood stars queue up to vote in Mumbai

Actors Rekha, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Shraddha Kapoor and filmmaker Zoya Akhtar were among the early birds who cast their vote. She also tweeted about the same and posted, "Done voting". Filmmaker Konal Kohli too posted his picture after casting his vote. B-Town celebs are not behind in exercising thier right to vote in the ongoing BMC Elections. Read More

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SYL issue: Amarinder seeks Abhay Chautala's preventive detention

SYL issue: Amarinder seeks Abhay Chautala's preventive detention

It is high time that Haryana's opposition party the INLD understands that the resolution passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha regarding "de-acquisition" of land acquired for SYL canal has settled the issue once and for all, Chugh said. "Chautalas are friends with the Badal family and both have played havoc in a sinister way for years". To add fuel to the fire, Haryana health minister. Read More

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Russia's UN Dies Of Cariac Arrest In New York

According to the statement, "Ambassador Churkin served the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation with distinction through some of the most challenging and momentous periods of recent history". The group belongs to the far right, and believes that Vladimir Putin and the Russian government are corrupt and not doing enough for ethnic Russians. Read More

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Cornwall Says "No" To Donald Trump

Mr Flynn highlighted the fact that Mr Trump is only the third U.S. president to be given the honour of a state visit and said he was invited too soon in his already highly controversial presidency. The Houses of Parliament became the backdrop for a large projection against Donald Trump's state visit on Sunday. As parliament debated that petition on Monday - a symbolic discussion which has no power to force the government to withdraw its invitation - around 7,000 protesters gathered outside ... Read More

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Roadside Cafe Gets Swamped With Diners After Mistakenly Given Michelin Star

Roadside Cafe Gets Swamped With Diners After Mistakenly Given Michelin Star

A French café became overrun with guests after it was accidentally awarded with a Michelin star. Restaurant manager Veronqiue Jacqet said: "Suddenly, we were rushed off our feet". The other Bouche à Oreille is located 180 km north that offers lobster flan and calf's brain. Chef Aymeric Dreux at the real Michelin-starred restaurant said: "It was a little boo-boo that caused no harm and was corrected". Read More

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Barangay Ginebra forces Star to a rubber match

Barangay Ginebra forces Star to a rubber match

The win allowed the Gin Kings to force a winner-take-all Game 7 in their 2017 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals series, slated on Tuesday at Mall of Asia Arena . Star Hotshots coach Chito Victolero remains optimistic of their chances despite his team's failure to close out the series last Sunday. Sol Mercado and LA Tenorio have combined for 40 points to dismantle the Hotshots, 91-67, and tied the series. Read More

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Marine Le Pen cancels Lebanon meeting over headscarf request

Marine Le Pen cancels Lebanon meeting over headscarf request

The media office of Lebanon's grand mufti, Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, told Reuters they were "surprised by her refusal" seeing as Le Pen's aides were told beforehand that a headscarf would be required for the meeting. However it may undermine her bid to portray herself, during a two-day visit to Lebanon, as a serious future world leader. The latest poll on Monday, according to reports, showed support for the far-right candidate had risen by one per cent to 27 percent. Read More

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Afghanistan warns Pakistan against rocket attacks

Afghanistan warns Pakistan against rocket attacks

Bajwa also called for more effective frontier coordination and cooperation with the Afghan security forces to prevent the cross-border movement of terrorists, including all types of illegal crossings. It was seen as a tactic to pressure Kabul to act against militants who Pakistan says have sanctuaries in Afghanistan. At least two people have been killed and two others wounded in the shelling from Pakistan, according to reports. Read More

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Barcelona police fire shots to stop speeding gas tank truck

Barcelona police fire shots to stop speeding gas tank truck

Counter-terrorism police are understood to be looking for a potential motive. The vehicle was reportedly stolen, and as the vehicle sped towards Barcelona pursued by police gas cylinders fell out, injuring a passer-by. The man is being interrogated and a full investigation has begun, she said, adding that detectives are not ruling out any hypothesis. "We are working on the possibility that it could be a person with psychological imbalances or who has consumed substances", he said. Read More

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Karen Ristevski body found: Full police statement

Karen Ristevski body found: Full police statement

She was last seen on June 29 by her husband, when leaving their Avondale Heights home. 9RAW: Miranda Devine claims smoking is good for the health system Columnist and commentator Miranda Devine has caused outrage by claiming smoking is good for the health system because it cuts years off people's lives and saves money in the long run. Read More

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Azerbaijani leader names his wife as country's First Vice President

The Azerbaijani Presidency said in a statement that Aliyeva was appointed to the first-vice presidential post according to the 103rd Article of the Azerbaijani constitution. Mr Aliyev and his wife have two daughters and a son. The president's term was also extended from five to seven years. The Venice Commission, which advises on constitutional law and is part of the Council of Europe, a human rights watchdog, said the constitutional changes passed by the referendum give ... Read More

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Bodies of 74 migrants found on west Libyan shore - Red Crescent

Bodies of 74 migrants found on west Libyan shore - Red Crescent

He told the Associated Press the bodies washed ashore on Tuesday morning and said the circumstances behind the mass drowning were not clear yet. Migrant deaths have risen to record levels along this smuggling route in recent months. Overall, central Mediterranean migrant crossings increased by 17 percent past year to 181,459 people, according to statistics. Mohamed al-Misrati said the bodies had been recovered on Monday and that the migrants appeared to have died during the past two days. Read More

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Sunny, highs in the 40s for Presidents Day

Sunny, highs in the 40s for Presidents Day

East northeast wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. Wednesday: A slight chance of rain before 8am. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 60. South wind around 5 miles per hour. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Saturday Night - A chance of rain. Sunday: Sunny with highs in the lower 50s. Read More

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Guardiola wary of Monaco's

Guardiola wary of Monaco's "killers in the box"

Hart was integral to Man City in the most successful period in the club's history, but Pep Guardiola is no romantic. Manchester City was not there for a long time . "I have a contract until 2021, but the Premier League is a league that interests me and maybe one day I will come and play here". "As players we don't really think about that but people who have to write about us, it is very different because we have not been here for a long time ". Read More

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United Kingdom couple lose civil partnership appeal

United Kingdom couple lose civil partnership appeal

Ms Steinfeld said Lady Justice Arden accepted their case on nearly every point. "So there's everything to fight for, and much in the ruling that gives us reason to be positive and keep going". The three judges hearing the case accepted there had been a breach of the couple's human rights. Louise Whitfield, from law firm Deighton Peirce Glynn who represented the couple, said: "This is very frustrating". Read More

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