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97 dead as dust storm brings down houses in India

97 dead as dust storm brings down houses in India

Three persons died in Bijnore, two in Saharanpur and one each in Bareilly, Chitrakoot, Rae Bareli and Unnao districts. Dust storms in northern India uprooted trees, electricity poles, and left many ...

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30 injured after explosion during UK Jewish celebrations in London

30 injured after explosion during UK Jewish celebrations in London

However, Jewish news website The Yeshiva World said that, "the explosion was caused by fuel and not the smartphone, although there were definitely multiple smartphones placed inside the pile to ...

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Oil prices dip, as US crude inventories soar

Sputnik: What countries would be impacted the most from this loss, obviously, apart from Iran , the producers which countries are they exporting their oil to, who's buying their oil, who's friendly...

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Cardinal George Pell: Vatican treasurer to stand trial for sex offences

Cardinal George Pell: Vatican treasurer to stand trial for sex offences

After a monthlong pre-trial hearing, an Australian magistrate ordered Cardinal Pell to stand trial on multiple charges of sexual abuse of minors, charges the cardinal consistently has denied. More p...

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Shane Lowry back in PGA Tour action at the Wells Fargo Championship

Shane Lowry back in PGA Tour action at the Wells Fargo Championship

Lee has the best record of the group with no missed cuts in five starts (he was disqualified in 2012) and a best of T9 when he last played in 2016. Getting the shape just right, the sole, the topline,...

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Danish Citizen First To Be Convicted Under Malaysia's Anti-Fake News Law

Danish Citizen First To Be Convicted Under Malaysia's Anti-Fake News Law

Malaysia is one of the first countries to introduce a fake news law. His charge under Subsection 4 (1) of the Act, carries a maximum RM500,000 fine or a maximum jail sentence of six years, if convi...

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Trump honors crew of ill-fated Southwest Airlines Flight 1380

Trump honors crew of ill-fated Southwest Airlines Flight 1380

Trump later addressed the death of Jennifer Riordan, a New Mexico bank executive who was killed after being almost sucked out the flight heading to Dallas from NY on April 17. She waved off accolades,...

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Vice president's doctor complained about Ronny Jackson last fall

Vice president's doctor complained about Ronny Jackson last fall

He continued to say that Jackson made him feel uncomfortable to the point that he considered resigning. The records, including police reports , show Jackson was in three minor vehicle incidents in ...

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China and the Dominican Republic establish ties

China and the Dominican Republic establish ties

Its actions had damaged cross-strait relations and eroded trust, said Wu, who blamed China's financial incentives for ending Taiwan's 77-year alliance with the Dominican Republic. Costa Rica did l...

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Tornado watch issued for central Kansas until 10 pm

Tornado watch issued for central Kansas until 10 pm

The area stretches from southwest Iowa, central Kansas and southeast Nebraska. For the past week, conditions have been mostly quiet across Central Illinois, which has meant mostly dry weather . On ...

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Brazil highrise collapses after catching fire, leaving at least 1 dead

Brazil highrise collapses after catching fire, leaving at least 1 dead

The city and state governments have been working for years to forcibly remove squatters from buildings in central São Paulo , with plans for revitalising the area. Officials say it will take days t...

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Armenia protest leader calls for general strike

Armenia protest leader calls for general strike

Speaking about Nikol Pashinyan , the only candidate nominated for the prime minister's post, the lawmaker said to be surprised by Pashinyan's replies to the deputies' questions. Thousands of oppositi...

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Lydia Ko ends winless drought with playoff eagle

Lydia Ko ends winless drought with playoff eagle

The New Zealand global has waited a long time to get back to winning ways but it is a credit to her mentality that she was able to do so. It left her with a three-foot putt for an eagle, which she sun...

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Comey dismisses House report that found no Russian Federation collusion

Comey dismisses House report that found no Russian Federation collusion

Robert Mueller's special counsel team has shared more than 40 questions they hope to ask President Trump about their investigation. The New York Times obtained a list of those questions and p...

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Rotten durian fruit prompts Melbourne university evacuation

Rotten durian fruit prompts Melbourne university evacuation

In 2014, patients and staff from a Melbourne hospital were evacuated amid concerns there was a gas leak at one of the wards. This weekend, more than 500 people were evacuated from a university in ...

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Daniels sues Trump for defamation

Daniels sues Trump for defamation

A new report on the Trump 2016 campaign's filings with the Federal Election Commission is raising new questions about whether the president's personal lawyer violated campaign finance laws during ...

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EU's chief Brexit negotiator calls for agreement on Irish border

EU's chief Brexit negotiator calls for agreement on Irish border

The DUP and leading Tories have branded the land grab "unacceptable" while Theresa May has said no British Prime Minister would ever agree to it. But Mr Varadkar said he followed standard protocol...

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Kelly denies report he called Trump an idiot

Kelly denies report he called Trump an idiot

A passage from James Comey's memoir has also reportedly gotten under Trump's skin, in which Kelly tells Comey that he wanted to quit soon after the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director wa...

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Saudi Arabia begins trial of two alleged Israeli spies

Saudi Arabia begins trial of two alleged Israeli spies

During his first tour of the Middle East as secretary of state, Pompeo rehashed false allegations against Iran and repeated Washington's threat of quitting the Iran nuclear deal if the accord is not f...

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Migrant caravan to reach US-Mexico border Sunday

Migrant caravan to reach US-Mexico border Sunday

Shortly before the migrants were expected to arrive , U.S. Customs and Border Protection said San Diego's San Ysidro crossing would not immediately be able to handle more asylum seekers. The group ...

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Caravan Arrives In Tijuana, As Migrants Prepare To Request Asylum

Caravan Arrives In Tijuana, As Migrants Prepare To Request Asylum

Journalists were not allowed inside the sessions for about 300 migrants that took place at a civic group's office, at Tijuana's largest migrant shelter and at an art gallery in a building that once ho...

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President Trump WILL Come To London, US Ambassador Tells LBC

President Trump WILL Come To London, US Ambassador Tells LBC

According to The Guardian , human rights groups are already vowing to protest against the upcoming Trump U.K. visit. The visit of Donald Trump to London is finally scheduled for July 13. Sa...

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Senate approves Pompeo as US Secretary of State

Senate approves Pompeo as US Secretary of State

Trump added that the two spoke for more than an hour and that there were "incredible pictures of the two talking and meeting". The US Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump's ...

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Palestinian child dies of serious wounds sustained during protests in Gaza

Palestinian child dies of serious wounds sustained during protests in Gaza

She added that the global community "must act concretely and stop the delivery of arms and military equipment to Israel ", and that inaction would "continue to fuel serious human rights abuses agains...

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Guinea: Texas Couple Charged With Forcing Guinean Child to Work

Guinea: Texas Couple Charged With Forcing Guinean Child to Work

An agent with the State Department said the alleged victim claimed she was called a "whore" and a "slave" at one point, and that when she refused to do the work, the couple "started physically abusing...

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2 former NBC employees say anchor Tom Brokaw made unwanted advances

2 former NBC employees say anchor Tom Brokaw made unwanted advances

After Today show host Matt Lauer was sacked past year, Lack said at the time that an internal review was underway to determine "what happened and what we can do to build a culture of greater trans...

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Authorities continue to investigate cause of refinery explosion, evacuees head home

Authorities continue to investigate cause of refinery explosion, evacuees head home

He said the immediate area of the explosion and the ensuring asphalt fire remained "very hot" on Friday, and that fire crews on loan from nearby Duluth, Minnesota, were still mopping up. "We want to...

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9 teenagers die in flash floods; 1 still missing

9 teenagers die in flash floods; 1 still missing

The Dead Sea is surrounded by deserts and dry steep rocks. Police and army helicopters are searching for the missing. Two school employees have been arrested, and a third place under house arres...

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Explosion rocks Superior, WI refinery, injuries reported

Explosion rocks Superior, WI refinery, injuries reported

There were no immediate reports of fatalities, and Duvall said all of the refinery's workers had been accounted for. The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board has sent a four-person team...

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Oil rallies to a 3-year high

Oil rallies to a 3-year high

New Delhi, Apr 26 Crude oil prices rose by 0.42 per cent to Rs 4,587 per barrel in futures trade today as speculators built up fresh positions taking positive cues from overseas markets. There is ...

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Erdogan says Turkey shares 'historical pain of Armenian citizens'

Erdogan says Turkey shares 'historical pain of Armenian citizens'

While the number of Armenians who perished during the genocide remains under debate, Armenians say 1.5 million died, while Turkey suggests 300,000 perished. More than 100 years ago maybe there was s...

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Staying dry for Thursday; tracking rain to end the work week

Staying dry for Thursday; tracking rain to end the work week

Highs should be around 70 with drier weather in place. Weekend weather still looks almost flawless. Some of those will arrive Wednesday . Just some afternoon or late day clouds are expected to move...

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Senate advances legislation to protect Robert Mueller from being fired

Senate advances legislation to protect Robert Mueller from being fired

While lawmakers, mostly Democrats, have for months pondered taking action to protect Mueller, the effort gained new traction after federal investigators raided the home and office of Trump's perso...

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Call for more protests in Armenia after talks break down

Call for more protests in Armenia after talks break down

But the parliament, which is controlled by ruling Republican Party, installed him as prime minister in April and curbed the powers of the president. The leader of the movement against the authoritie...

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Is Trump Throwing Michael Cohen Under The Bus With 'Tiny Fraction' Jibe?

Is Trump Throwing Michael Cohen Under The Bus With 'Tiny Fraction' Jibe?

Later, federal prosecutors cited Trump's comment about "tiny, tiny little fraction" of legal work to bolster their argument that documents seized in a FBI raid of Cohen's office are "unlikely ...

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Army pays tribute to soldier killed in Kashmir's Tral

Army pays tribute to soldier killed in Kashmir's Tral

Police personnel pay tribute to Constable Lateef Gojri at a wreath laying ceremony in Tral , Kashmir, on Tuesday. Official sources said a joint team of forces along with the additional reinforcemen...

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PMQs: Corbyn asks May about immigration and Rudd future

PMQs: Corbyn asks May about immigration and Rudd future

Ms Rudd told the Commons Home Affairs committee that so far 7,000 out of around 8,000 records dating back to 2002 had been checked with no wrongful removals discovered so far. In an address in the UK ...

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Palestinians die of wounds sustained in Gaza protests

Palestinians die of wounds sustained in Gaza protests

An image shows a suspect of killing of a Palestinian member of Hamas released by Royal Malaysia Police during a press conference at police headquarter in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, April 25, 2018. Hi...

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Malcolm Turnbull disappointed by United States ambassador switch, but not anxious about relationship

Malcolm Turnbull disappointed by United States ambassador switch, but not anxious about relationship

Diplomatic relations between the USA and North Korea have thawed in recent months, but there has been no American ambassador on the Korean peninsula since 2016. The Trump administration is reportedly ...

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Suspects in Palestinian killing still in Malaysia, say cops

Suspects in Palestinian killing still in Malaysia, say cops

Hamas initially stopped short of blaming Israel, saying only that al-Batsh had been "assassinated by the hand of treachery". Though Israel's request was communicated to Egypt, Israeli defense minist...

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