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Profile: Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuba's new president

Profile: Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuba's new president

Diaz-Canel was elected in a landmark vote of the National Assembly a day before his 58th birthday. Under the provisions of Cuba's Constitution, the President of the Council of State, who is electe...

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Operator Jailed for Hanging Up

Operator Jailed for Hanging Up

Crenshanda Williams , 44, worked at the Houston Emergency Center until she was sacked in August 2016 after she was accused of hanging up on callers. "When a public servant betrays the community's ...

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Iran BLASTED for 'TRYING TO STRANGLE' Israel amid heightening Syria fears

Iran BLASTED for 'TRYING TO STRANGLE' Israel amid heightening Syria fears

State television acknowledged the attack on a air base outside Homs had been a fictitious alarm, maybe not aggression. If the US retaliates against Syria later in the week, Israel's choice of timing...

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Trump says porn star Stormy Daniels is conning the media

Trump says porn star Stormy Daniels is conning the media

The sketch has faced some ridicule after social media users pointed out the man in the picture resembles National Football League quarterback Tom Brady. When news first broke that it was suspected Dan...

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United Nations security team came under fire in Syria's Douma

United Nations security team came under fire in Syria's Douma

Nobody was injured and the team returned to the capital, Damascus . The officials were greeted by a "large crowd" of protesters at one site, forcing them to withdraw while at the second site "they ...

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White House coherence on Russia sanctions questioned as Nikki Haley rebukes staff

White House coherence on Russia sanctions questioned as Nikki Haley rebukes staff

On Tuesday, Trump's economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Haley may have suggested new sanctions over "some momentary confusion". And knowing Trump, Haley's willingness to publicly gut Kudlow may ...

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German Football Association president hopes Merkel to visit World Cup 2018

German Football Association president hopes Merkel to visit World Cup 2018

France, along with Germany and the United Kingdom, will seek to give Mr Trump guarantees that the deal can work, the officials said. Merkel nevertheless said she remained convinced both sides woul...

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Wildfires continue to burn in Kansas, Oklahoma

Wildfires continue to burn in Kansas, Oklahoma

Forest Service's Southern Area Coordination Center are fighting one fire that's burned more than 245,000 acres (990 sq. kilometers) near Leedey, about 110 miles (180 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma...

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Southwest pilots of Flight 1380 issue statement: 'Our hearts are heavy'

Southwest pilots of Flight 1380 issue statement: 'Our hearts are heavy'

The failure set off a catastrophic chain of events that killed Riordan and ended eight straight years without a fatal accident involving a USA airliner. The Dallas-based carrier was not the only opera...

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Jammu & Kashmir: All BJP Ministers Resign From Mehbooba Mufti Government

Jammu & Kashmir: All BJP Ministers Resign From Mehbooba Mufti Government

The former prime minister also slammed several BJP governments across states for "turning a blind eye" to issues around law and order, particularly the safety of women, Dalits and Muslims. "Being a ...

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Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Yom Ha'atzmaut

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Yom Ha'atzmaut

Netanyahu doubled down on his defiant statement at an Independence Day celebration ceremony Wednesday night, saying Israel is "not deterred from a struggle against those who strive for our annihilatio...

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Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Drops Libel Lawsuits Against Buzzfeed, Fusion GPS

Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Drops Libel Lawsuits Against Buzzfeed, Fusion GPS

Cohen claimed in both lawsuits that the so-called Steele dossier's unconfirmed allegations of collusion between members of the Trump campaign and Russian agents contained "false and defamatory" assert...

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Russia demands compensation at WTO for US steel tariffs

Russia demands compensation at WTO for US steel tariffs

On this request, according to a government official, the United States has stated that the taxes imposed are not safeguard duties. A request for consultations is the first step in a broader WTO chal...

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Confederation Cup Playoff: Oladapo bullish Enyimba to go past Bidvest Wits

Confederation Cup Playoff: Oladapo bullish Enyimba to go past Bidvest Wits

The Rwandan league giants advanced 3-2 on aggregate to the 16-club mini-league stage after winning the first leg 3-0 in Kigali 10 days ago. Both teams fought hard in the first half with no meaning...

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California has worst United States air pollution

California has worst United States air pollution

You can view a detailed report card by county, groups at risk, and a breakdown of particle pollution here. "But we also know that being exposed to high levels of ozone or fine particle pollution can ...

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21st Century Fox Rejected Comcast Offer Over Lack Of Breakup Fee

21st Century Fox Rejected Comcast Offer Over Lack Of Breakup Fee

Sky said it added 38,000 subscribers taking its full customer base to nearly 23 million households. It reported group underlying earnings of £1.7 billion for the nine months to March 31, up from £1....

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Queen formally opens Commonwealth Summit in London

Queen formally opens Commonwealth Summit in London

Commonwealth leaders will decide who will succeed the Queen as head of the organisation at a retreat on Friday at Windsor Castle, where discussions are set to be held in private without aides or advis...

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Plot to assassinate EFF leader Julius Malema revealed

Plot to assassinate EFF leader Julius Malema revealed

Nel explained that On-Point, in which Malema's family trust had a vested interest, was appointed in 2009 to assist the Limpopo department of roads and transport with infrastructure development, mainte...

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In singer Prince's death, Minnesota prosecutor decides whether to file charges

In singer Prince's death, Minnesota prosecutor decides whether to file charges

Another key item on sale next month is an electric blue turtleneck with matching pants which Prince - whose best-known hits included "1999" - wore at his turn-of-the-millennium New Year's Eve party ...

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SU students speaking up in wake of offensive fraternity videos

SU students speaking up in wake of offensive fraternity videos

Before the oath, one of the men jokes that it's "Fuck black people, and fuck sp*cs, amen". The school newspaper The Daily Orange wrote that in another video , which has not been released, a frate...

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Sarah Sellers on Boston Marathon:

Sarah Sellers on Boston Marathon: "It's still shocking"

Hatami, who runs an audiology clinic in Toronto, successfully became a Canadian citizen on March 2, received his Canadian passport in time to travel to Boston, and ran a strong marathon, finishing in ...

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Qualcomm Cutting Jobs to Live Up to Promise of Slashing Costs

Qualcomm Cutting Jobs to Live Up to Promise of Slashing Costs

The company said the headcount reduction has been undertaken for the long term growth of the company. Qualcomm, which just recently was saved from a foreign takeover, began laying off employees toda...

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Trump Requests More Time to File His Taxes

Trump Requests More Time to File His Taxes

But we are changing Tax Day for Americans across the country. Taxes are changing because the GOP's tax overhaul passed previous year. That same year, corporations will continue to enjoy a $50 ...

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Weapons inspectors delayed after gunfire in Syria's Douma

Weapons inspectors delayed after gunfire in Syria's Douma

It also reported a separate airstrike on the Dumayr air base near Damascus . "It is our understanding the Russians may have visited the attack site", he said in comments at a closed-door meeting wh...

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Death of HR McMaster's father under investigation, reportedly 'suspicious'

Death of HR McMaster's father under investigation, reportedly 'suspicious'

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is also linked to the probe, WPVI reported. Following a stroke, the elder McMaster was Cathedral Village at Roxborough, " the socket mentioned. "We re...

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'Question your sons' says Indian PM Modi amid ongoing rape outrage

'Question your sons' says Indian PM Modi amid ongoing rape outrage

He said Islamabad had been informed of the 2016 surgical strikes before these were announced to the media. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 'Bharat ki Baat , Sabke Saath' diaspora...

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Invisible hand behind Loya death probe plea is of Rahul Gandhi: BJP

Invisible hand behind Loya death probe plea is of Rahul Gandhi: BJP

The Supreme Court order rejecting the plea for a probe into the death of Judge B H Loya has sent out a clear message that the judiciary can not be "misled" by allegations based on political vendetta...

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Early voting begins for Scotland County

Early voting begins for Scotland County

Voters in two precincts will be casting their ballots at a new location during the May Primary Election and any election moving forward. Pitt County's elections board has issued fewer than 200 absen...

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Cramer Announces Approval of 2018 Farm Bill by House Agriculture Committee

Cramer Announces Approval of 2018 Farm Bill by House Agriculture Committee

Most significantly it would completely exempt the use of pesticides from the Endangered Species Act, effectively dooming hundreds of endangered species to extinction and making it legal to kill any e...

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Tammy Duckworth applauds new rule letting senators bring babies to work

Tammy Duckworth applauds new rule letting senators bring babies to work

Durbin said in the Wednesday release that senators who are new mothers or fathers should not have to choose between caring for their children or "performing their constitutional duty". Duckworth's pre...

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