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Oxfam boss apologises over abuse of Haiti quake victims

Oxfam boss apologises over abuse of Haiti quake victims

The Haitian government Thursday suspended the operations of the British charity Oxfam in the country pending the outcome of an investigation into employees' alleged sexual exploitation of Haitians aft...

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Dutch parliament recognizes 1915 Armenian 'genocide'

Dutch parliament recognizes 1915 Armenian 'genocide'

She urged "utmost caution when applying the term "genocide" to past events". "We'll pay our respects to the victims and relatives of all massacres of minorities", Kaag said, adding that the governme...

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Malcolm Turnbull refuses to back Barnaby Joyce as Deputy PM

Malcolm Turnbull refuses to back Barnaby Joyce as Deputy PM

Two federal Nationals MPs have now gone public with doubts over the viability of Barnaby Joyce's leadership ahead of a much-anticipated party room meeting on Monday. Assistant Families Minister Da...

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India is ignoring facts, says Maldives

India is ignoring facts, says Maldives

MALDIVES ON Thursday brushed aside India's expression of concern over the 30-day extension of emergency and said New Delhi's public statement was a "clear distortion of facts". The order was, howeve...

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Tim McGraw reveals a personal connection with the Florida school shooting

Tim McGraw reveals a personal connection with the Florida school shooting

Last week's school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida, has become personal for country star Tim McGraw . Rhodes went on to say that students participating in "polit...

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Yamaha and Tech3 to Part Ways Following '18 Season

Yamaha and Tech3 to Part Ways Following '18 Season

Thanking several key Yamaha personnel, Poncharal said Tech 3 will be a Monster Yamaha team right down to the last lap of the last race of the season, in Valencia, Spain. Just this week, the team a...

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In Sumatra, the eruption of the volcano

In Sumatra, the eruption of the volcano

The volcano, one of three now erupting in Indonesia , was dormant for four centuries before exploding in 2010, killing two people. Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano covers a auto and street following a...

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Net Migration To UK From EU Falls As Fewer Job Seekers Arrive

It has even been suggested that if the ministers on the Cabinet's Brexit sub-committee fail to reach an agreement, then the PM will keep them at Chequers overnight and as long as necessary until a d...

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NK to send high-level delegation to Olympics' closing ceremony

Standing in front of an F-22 fighter jet at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, Pence said Trump "has said he always believes in talking, but I have not requested any meeting". Pyongyang , however...

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Rodgers disappointed with goals conceded in Zenit defeat

Rodgers disappointed with goals conceded in Zenit defeat

Branislav is outstanding in the air. Zenit's second goal also appeared avoidable as Kuzyaev, after taking an Anton Zabolotny pass, fired high past De Vries from 25 yards with the Dutchman appearin...

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Russian curler failed two dope tests

Russian curler failed two dope tests

Russia are banned from the Olympics over systemic doping, but 168 Russian athletes deemed clean are competing in Pyeongchang under the neutral banner of Olympic Athletes from Russia . The identi...

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Missouri Governor Arrested, Indicted On Felony Charge

Missouri Governor Arrested, Indicted On Felony Charge

The ex-husband of the woman Greitens conducted his extra-marital affair with told a St. Louis television station that he secretly recorded conversations with his former wife about the affair with the ...

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Nitish govt plotting against me: Tejashwi Yadav

Nitish govt plotting against me: Tejashwi Yadav

RJD spokesperson said that Tej vacated the house after the second and final notice was received by him, warning Tej of a penalty if he continued to stay at the unauthorised bungalow. Earlier, Tej Prat...

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Survivors, grieving parents of slain Florida students confront lawmakers

Survivors, grieving parents of slain Florida students confront lawmakers

The room erupted in cheers as Rubio replied that people buy into his agenda and that he supports laws to keep guns out of the hands of deranged people. Another student, whose brother was killed in the...

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Unilever to finalise in March whether to consolidate headquarters in Rotterdam

Unilever to finalise in March whether to consolidate headquarters in Rotterdam

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, who used to work for Unilever , has made several rulings which favour global investors into Dutch companies. Mr Polman, an advocate of the United Ki...

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Man lobs grenade at United States embassy in Montenegro, then blows himself up

Man lobs grenade at United States embassy in Montenegro, then blows himself up

According to NBC News , it formed a diplomatic relationship with the United States in 2006 and the country joined North Atlantic Treaty Organisation previous year, which was opposed by former ally Ru...

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Allahabad HC refuses plea against UP CM in 2007 riot case

Allahabad HC refuses plea against UP CM in 2007 riot case

In the writ petition, it was also sought that the probe of the case be handed over to an independent agency. Petitioner Parwaz, a local journalist, said that they are disappointed by the judgment an...

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Vikram Kothari, owner of Rotomac, arrested by CBI in loan default case

Vikram Kothari, owner of Rotomac, arrested by CBI in loan default case

It details that packing credit of Rs 15.50 crore, disbursed on January 25, 2012, to execute an export order of $4.18 million was split and remitted to Rotomac Global (Rs 10 crore) and M/S Madrid Imp...

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Sharif wants to bulldoze court decisions: Sindh minister

Sharif wants to bulldoze court decisions: Sindh minister

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Thursday said former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wants confrontation between judiciary and the parliament. The election body also decided ...

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Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

The man who helped award the next two World Cups to nations with countless human rights violations gave the joint bid from the U.S., Mexico and Canada a boost by saying Morocco is the logical choi...

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Michelle Wolf to host White House Correspondents' dinner

Michelle Wolf to host White House Correspondents' dinner

Her embrace of these values and her truth-to-power style make her a great friend to the WHCA. Host Trevor Noah, Contributor Michelle Wolf and Correspondent Roy Wood Jr., " The Daily Show with Tre...

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Convicted murderer Catherine Nevin dies, aged 67, after a long illness

Convicted murderer Catherine Nevin dies, aged 67, after a long illness

Catherine Nevin , the Kildare native who was serving a life sentence for the murder of her husband Tom at Jack White's Pub near Brittas Bay in 1996, has died. But local gardaí, headed by Det Sgt Fergu...

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Bipin Rawat's AIUDF comment: Did Army chief overstep Lakshman Rekha?

Bipin Rawat's AIUDF comment: Did Army chief overstep Lakshman Rekha?

The AIUDF was founded by Ajmal, a perfume baron from Hojai district in central Assam in October 2005. The agitation ended with the signing of the Assam Accord in August 1985. "In fact, the army chie...

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Auto crashes into Middlesex Hospital, driver lights himself on fire

Auto crashes into Middlesex Hospital, driver lights himself on fire

Middletown Mayor Dan Drew told WFSB the crash was intentional and that there were gas cans in the vehicle. Drew said authorities believe the crash was an isolated incident and that there is no ...

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Arrest Made in Freeway Shooting of Dallas Postal Employee

Arrest Made in Freeway Shooting of Dallas Postal Employee

Donnie Ferrell, 25, was arrested in connection to the murder of 58-year-old USPS employee Tony Mosby, according to US Department of Justice spokesperson Lisa Slimak. Around 2:20 a.m. Monday, Dallas ...

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"The clock's ticking:" A death row clemency. A father's desperate plea

The highly religious Texan has consistently begged for clemency and broke down in tears when the parole board voted to withdraw the death sentence for his son. Death row inmates and former prison guar...

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Sharad Pawar criticises Modi for personal attack on Gandhi family, praises Rahul

Sharad Pawar criticises Modi for personal attack on Gandhi family, praises Rahul

He had some good words for the Congress President Rahul Gandhi and said that "the Congress has the strength to provide an option for the BJP in the country". However, even the (Congress President) Rah...

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Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

Austria's Anna Gasser took the gold while Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, 16, of New Zealand took the bronze. The 26-year-old raised her arms in triumph and embraced Anderson after the score flashed. Big air fe...

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People power ignites new era of hope for human rights

People power ignites new era of hope for human rights

Amnesty International secretary-general Salil Shetty singled out Trump for criticism, saying the travel ban "set the scene for a year in which leaders took the politics of hate to its most unsafe conc...

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South Korean Financial Regulator and the Government Pledge to Support Cryptocurrency Transactions

South Korean Financial Regulator and the Government Pledge to Support Cryptocurrency Transactions

However, it is has been declining. Meanwhile, financial service firm Canaccord Genuity mentions that " Bitcoin's price history suggests that months of consolidation are followed by weeks of rapid a...

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