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Bashir's $150m fund: Cash hoard in suitcases found at deposed leader's home

Bashir's $150m fund: Cash hoard in suitcases found at deposed leader's home

A regional police chief had initially said food poisoning had caused the death of the teacher, which sparked large protests at the time. A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan's ...

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Two Sheffield Extinction Rebellion climate campaigners arrested as protests continue in London

Two Sheffield Extinction Rebellion climate campaigners arrested as protests continue in London

More police officers have been drafted in to control the climate change protests in central London - with the number of people arrested now more than 750. With the pink boat no longer at Oxford Circ...

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After Mueller, White House Press Secretary Is Toast

Asked on "Good Morning America" if the report had damaged her credibility, Ms. Sanders responded that she had made the statement in the heat of the moment, and that it was not "a scripted talking poin...

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Trump to visit Japan in May, meet PM, new emperor

Trump to visit Japan in May, meet PM, new emperor

The trip will mark the first state visit by a foreign leader following the enthronement of the new emperor on May 1. U.S. President Donald Trump will visit Japan as a state guest in late May, th...

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South Africa church collapses during Passover: 13 killed, 16 injured

South Africa church collapses during Passover: 13 killed, 16 injured

As multiple investigations are now underway to determine the cause of a fatal church collapse in Empangeni , the KwaZulu-Natal government says the incident could have been avoided if all the necessar...

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Multiple explosions in Colombo churches, 5-star hotels: Sri Lankan media

Multiple explosions in Colombo churches, 5-star hotels: Sri Lankan media

Reuters is reporting quoting Colombo National Hospital Director that at least 20 people have died in the six bomb blasts. Blasts hit two churches and two hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday, injuring...

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Mali government resigns after massacre of 160 Fulani herders

Mali government resigns after massacre of 160 Fulani herders

On Wednesday, April 17, a motion of no confidence was submitted as MPs blamed Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga for failing to handle the unrest. A French-led military operation had driven our mo...

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Serious damage reported after confirmed tornado in Franklin County

Serious damage reported after confirmed tornado in Franklin County

The National Weather Service says the damage within the tornado path was snapped and uprooted trees. The damage survey reported that the tornado touched down in a wooded area in Mineral near Elk Cre...

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Afghan telecoms ministry hit by blast as attackers enter Kabul building

Afghan telecoms ministry hit by blast as attackers enter Kabul building

The Taliban said that it was not responsible for the attack. Among the dead were four civilians and three police officers, while another eight civilians were wounded, a government official said. Liv...

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Investigators Reveal Likely Cause of Notre Dame Fire

Investigators Reveal Likely Cause of Notre Dame Fire

Walt Disney Co. has committed $5 million in funding toward the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a fire earlier this week left the historic landmark with extensive damage. " Pa...

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Mitt Romney says he’s ‘sickened’ and ‘appalled’ by Mueller report details

Mitt Romney says he’s ‘sickened’ and ‘appalled’ by Mueller report details

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Representative Jerrold Nadler , has issued a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller's full report as Democrats intensified their investigation ...

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Sudan protest leaders to unveil civilian ruling body on April 21

Sudan protest leaders to unveil civilian ruling body on April 21

The SPA said the new transitional governement should be made up of a presidential council tasked with carrying out the functions of the state, a council of ministers and a transitional civil statutory...

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US Defense Chief: N. Korea Test Did not Involve Ballistic Missile

US Defense Chief: N. Korea Test Did not Involve Ballistic Missile

On Thursday, Pyongyang also urged Washington to replace secretary of state Mike Pompeo with a "more careful and mature" negotiator, foreign ministry official Kwon Jong-gun said, according to KCNA. M...

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Tiger attacks employee at Topeka Zoo

Tiger attacks employee at Topeka Zoo

Several visitors witnessed the attack, Hadfield said. The entire Zoo was closed for approximately 45 minutes before all but the tiger enclosure was reopened. The site reports that Shawnee County Dis...

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U.S. Trade czar trumpets new NAFTA auto provisions amid skepticism

U.S. Trade czar trumpets new NAFTA auto provisions amid skepticism

Because NAFTA has already eliminated duties on most qualifying goods and significantly reduced nontariff measures, USMCA's emphasis is on reducing remaining nontariff measures on trade and the USA eco...

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Sanders claims she didn't lie, despite Mueller finding

Sanders claims she didn't lie, despite Mueller finding

An internal discussion erupted Saturday among journalists who cover the White House after the dissemination of official photographs of a famous conservative talk show host and a professional golfer wi...

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A tiger attacked a zookeeper at the zoo in Topeka, Kansas

A tiger attacked a zookeeper at the zoo in Topeka, Kansas

While a city official say the animal and the zookeeper were in the "same space", she could not specify what caused the attack. Sanjiv the Sumatran tiger prior to her move to the Topeka Zoo . The zo...

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Washington to consider removing Sudan from terror list after changes

Washington to consider removing Sudan from terror list after changes

The ruling military transitional council is also being pressured by the global community to put in place a civilian government as soon as possible. The coup team led by Lieutenant General Abdel Fatt...

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Loud explosion, gunfire rock downtown Kabul

Gunmen attacked the communications ministry in the centre of Kabul on Saturday, interrupting months of relative calm in the Afghan capital and underlining security threats that have continued in spi...

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Heavy clashes near Libya's Tripoli amid 'new phase of attack'

Heavy clashes near Libya's Tripoli amid 'new phase of attack'

Forces loyal to Libya's unity government said on Saturday they have launched a counter-attack against Khalifa Haftar's fighters just south of the capital Tripoli. More than 25,000 are estimated to...

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Skewed Trump, Barr claims on Mueller report

Skewed Trump, Barr claims on Mueller report

A dozen of those investigations were blacked out of Mueller's report because those inquiries remain ongoing. But none of these contacts, Mr. Mueller found, provided evidence that the Trump campa...

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McConnell Proposes Raising Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco Products

McConnell Proposes Raising Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco Products

McConnell said the bill would be introduced in May. "It won't surprise you to know, I haven't had a chance to digest that yet", McConnell said at the top of his news conference as he warned the...

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United States 'house of horrors' parents who starved, shackled children sentenced to life

United States 'house of horrors' parents who starved, shackled children sentenced to life

The couple pleaded guilty in Riverside County Superior Court in February to torture and other abuse and neglect so severe it stunted their children's growth, led to muscle wasting and left two girls...

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Peace hopes suffer setback as Taliban talks derailed

Peace hopes suffer setback as Taliban talks derailed

There was no immediate comment on the cancellation from the Taliban. Earlier in the day, the office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced that the two-day intra-Afghan dialogue between the Taliba...

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Indian chief justice accused of sexual harassment

Indian chief justice accused of sexual harassment

Judiciary can not be made a scapegoat, the CJI said. The CJI said this issue has cropped up when a bench headed by him is scheduled to hear "many, many sensitive cases" next week and this was also t...

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Sunshine and high temperatures this Easter weekend

Sunshine and high temperatures this Easter weekend

Finally, Sunday looks like it will be dry in many areas, according to the national forecaster. Carlow's weatherman, Alan O'Reilly tweeted about the high temperatures of today and tomorrow (whi...

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Pompeo: nothing has changed on U.S. diplomatic efforts with North Korea

Pompeo: nothing has changed on U.S. diplomatic efforts with North Korea

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would be a good idea. He said the USA must change its methods by the end of the yea...

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Ukraine awaits comic v oligarch presidential election debate

Ukraine awaits comic v oligarch presidential election debate

Zelensky accused the head of state of stealing five years of Ukrainians' lives while he was in power. "I'm just an ordinary person who has come to break the system. "I am not your opponent, I am your...

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Severe weather outbreak possible Friday afternoon, evening

Severe weather outbreak possible Friday afternoon, evening

Forecasters predict there could be power outages and some damage to trees and buildings. Severe weather is expected in the Charlotte area through the afternoon. Tornado warnings had been issued i...

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Media Freedom in United States is 'Problematic' - Fri., Apr. 19, 2019

Media Freedom in United States is 'Problematic' - Fri., Apr. 19, 2019

The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF ) has listed Jamaica as by far the leading Caribbean country in the area of press freedom . A change of governments past year dramatically improved t...

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