• S.Korea Turns Off Propaganda Speakers Along Border
S.Korea Turns Off Propaganda Speakers Along Border

This photo, carried by North Korea's state-run news agency, on April 24, 2018, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) visiting China's Embassy in Pyongyang to mourn Chinese tourists killed in bus accident that occurred in the North days earlier.

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  • Former President George HW Bush in intensive care
Former President George HW Bush in intensive care

The statement went on to say that Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering". Former President George H.W. Bush is in the hospital in intensive care , his office told reporters Monday evening. She was 92 , and she and her husband had been married for 73 years - the longest presidential marriage in U.S. history. The story ...

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  • Plastic bags could soon be banned in New York State
Plastic bags could soon be banned in New York State

If the bill were approved by the state Legislature, it would kick in January 1, 2019. Before setting off, Nixon said Cuomo hasn't done enough to develop renewable energy industries in NY state despite being in office for more than seven years.

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  • Driver in custody, reports of people without vital signs in Toronto crash
Driver in custody, reports of people without vital signs in Toronto crash

A white rental van with a dented front bumper was stopped on the sidewalk of a major intersection, surrounded by police vehicles. Minassian was quickly captured in a tense but brief confrontation with police officers a few blocks away from where his van jumped the sidewalk Monday.

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  • Oil Drops With Other Commodities as US Softens Rusal Stance
Oil Drops With Other Commodities as US Softens Rusal Stance

Mnuchin. RUSAL, the world's second-largest aluminum producer, in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine and Syria and interference in the 2016 presidential election. French President Emmanuel Macron, who is visiting Washington this week, and other European leaders have worked behind the scenes to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to ease th...

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  • Key US panel narrowly recommends Pompeo as secretary of state
Key US panel narrowly recommends Pompeo as secretary of state

Rather than postpone voting until his return very late Monday, Coons agreed to allowed his vote to be recorded as "present" so the committee could finish its work. A grilling is expected Wednesday of Ronny Jackson, the White House physician nominated to head the VA, and Pompeo's potential replacement at the CIA , Gina Haspel, is also facing scruti...

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  • Waffle House gun suspect arrested after huge manhunt
Waffle House gun suspect arrested after huge manhunt

Reinking did not resist when a detective drew a gun on him, Lt. Carlos Lara said. Hudson says Reinking tried to cross bike racks near the White House grounds that were part of security barriers. Police believe Travis Reinking may be armed with one of the guns seized from him a year ago after he tried to enter the White House to see President ...

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  • Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat
Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

The longest-serving Republican in the Senate, Hatch, eighty three, announced his retirement programs a few weeks before, despite efforts from President Trump . On Saturday, Romney told CNN he didn't know yet whether he would support Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, leaving him room to promote himself as an independent voice for Utah.

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  • Macron bringing tree sapling as gift to White House
Macron bringing tree sapling as gift to White House

Residents can expect helicopters overhead, as well. "The visit comes at a time of extremely close relations between France and the United States with regular and intense exchanges between the two presidents", an aide to Macron told reporters this week.

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  • World's oldest person dies at 117 years
World's oldest person dies at 117 years

Since Brown's death, Guinness World Records has been investigating who is the oldest person in the world and was yet to recognise Tajima as such. This post was syndicated from The Herald Nigeria Newspaper . "In January , she became weaker, so she was taken to a local hospital", Mr Yoshiyuki told AFP. Miyako, 116, was born on May 2, 1901. Af...

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  • Sean Manaea No-Hits The Boston Red Sox
Sean Manaea No-Hits The Boston Red Sox

Manaea got Hanley Ramirez to ground out to complete the first no-hitter versus the Red Sox since Seattle's Chris Bosio did it on April 22, 1993. Benintendi was batting with two outs in the top of the sixth inning when he grounded a ball to first base.

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  • France says Russian Federation obstructing OPCW experts' access to site of Douma attack
France says Russian Federation obstructing OPCW experts' access to site of Douma attack

Discussing the attacks on Syria, Russia's Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov insisted the Kremlin was very much in the loop and helped set the perimeters. Moscow has denied both allegations. Russia, a supporter of the regime, has claimed chemical weapons were not used in Douma and even accused the United Kingdom of staging the attack.

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  • Trump Wrongly Claims North Korea Has Agreed To 'denuclearization'
Trump Wrongly Claims North Korea Has Agreed To 'denuclearization'

But Trump tweeted Sunday that the North has "agreed to denuclearization (so great for World), site closure, & no more testing!" Kim said North Korea no longer needed to test nuclear bombs or intercontinental ballistic missiles now that his country had the weapons, and he would gear all efforts towards economic development.

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  • Iran says leaving the nuclear deal will isolate America
Iran says leaving the nuclear deal will isolate America

U.S. President Donald Trump has been a fierce critic of the 2015 nuclear accord signed between world powers and Iran. All six other signatories have rejected any changes in the document, although Britain, France and Germany have said they share us concerns and are negotiating separate agreements with Washington they hope will address Trump's de...

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  • Vincenzo Montella's Sevilla job under threat after heavy Barcelona loss
Vincenzo Montella's Sevilla job under threat after heavy Barcelona loss

The referee granted Barcelona a penalty after a Sevilla defender blocked the ball with his hands, which Coutinho converted to make the score 5-0 20 minutes before the final whistle. He looked tearful as he departed to a standing ovation in the second half, from some Sevilla fans too, before hoisting the Copa del Rey trophy aloft.

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  • European Union may reject UK Brexit plan as Irish impasse deepens
European Union may reject UK Brexit plan as Irish impasse deepens

The so-called "backstop" solution agreed between London and Brussels in December 2017 is meant to safeguard the invisible border principle. Yet opponents regard this "hard Brexit " plan as detrimental to the British economy, and want the United Kingdom to remain in some form of customs union with Brussels.

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  • Palestinian Engineer Gunned Down in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Police Say
Palestinian Engineer Gunned Down in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Police Say

Palestine's ambassador to Malaysia Anwar Al Agha later identified the victim as Palestinian Fadi al-Batsh, an engineering lecturer, but declined to say if he was a member of Hamas. "Why they wanted to kill him, we have no idea", he said. He received a PhD in electrical engineering from the Malaysian University of Malaya and during the course o...

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  • Trump, en route to golf club, predicts Michael Cohen won't 'flip'
Trump, en route to golf club, predicts Michael Cohen won't 'flip'

Agents seized documents that could lay bare details of Mr Trump's past business dealings and private life. In a string of tweets on Saturday morning, President Trump defended Michael Cohen and said he did not think he would "flip" on him as has been suggested.

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  • PLO official calls for ICC probe into Israeli 'crimes'
PLO official calls for ICC probe into Israeli 'crimes'

He gave the Israeli army's execution of unarmed Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip over the past three weeks as an example of the Israeli crimes, calling for the formation of an worldwide commission of inquiry to hold the occupation accountable for its crimes and to provide global protection for the unarmed Palestinian people.

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  • Syrian army starts shelling IS positions south of Damascus
Syrian army starts shelling IS positions south of Damascus

Western countries launched their first co-ordinated action against Assad last week (April 14) to punish him for a suspected gas attack they say killed scores of people during an advance that captured the town of Ghouta near the capital. Thousands of civilians, including the fighters' families, are expected to leave with them for northern Syria be...

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  • Swazi King Renames Swaziland As eSwatini
Swazi King Renames Swaziland As eSwatini

King Mswati explained that the name had caused some confusion, saying: "Whenever we go overseas, people refer to us as Switzerland". It is now the Kingdom of eSwatini , which means "land of the Swazis " in Swazi. He explained that in the world Swaziland the name caused confusion because of the similarity with the name of Swiss (eng. - Switzer...

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  • Thousands Evacuated at Berlin Soon after World War II Bomb Is Found
Thousands Evacuated at Berlin Soon after World War II Bomb Is Found

The evacuation zone included homes, government ministries, hospitals and museums. United Kingdom bomb, which is now being defused, was found at Heidestrasse street, after which police ordered all the buildings located within a 800-meter (over 2,600 feet) radius of the explosive to be evacuated, Der Tagesspiegel media outlet reported.

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  • Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy
Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

He called for a resolution of their Israeli-Palestinian conflict via a "two-state resolution". Israel occupied mainly Palestinian east Jerusalem and the surrounding region in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed it, declaring the whole city its capital.

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  • SF Alums Are the Two Gilchrist Deputies Murdered in Trenton
SF Alums Are the Two Gilchrist Deputies Murdered in Trenton

Two Gilchrist County Sheriff's deputies were shot and killed Thursday in a restaurant in Trenton, Florida, in what appeared to be an ambush, according to officials. "They don't need to be remembered strictly for their untimely death, but they need to be remembered for the type of people that they are", Schultz said.

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  • Killed in Oklahoma Wildfires, Threat Continues
Killed in Oklahoma Wildfires, Threat Continues

In Roger Mills County the East Reydon Fire has destroyed 1,232 acres and is 100 percent contained. Officials say fires that crossed from Colorado into Kansas have been contained. Deb Beard, a commander of the Southern Area Incident Management team sent by U.S. Forest Service, described the conditions as terrifying. In Oklahoma, temperatures...

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  • Explain Arun Jaitley's 'Hindu nationalism tool': Congress to BJP
Explain Arun Jaitley's 'Hindu nationalism tool': Congress to BJP

He said, "Two days ago a court in Hyderabad delivered a judgment that all the accused in Mecca Masjid blast case are innocent. There is no such thing as saffron terror ", Punia had said, adding, "We believe that terrorism can not be associated with any religion or community".

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  • Kremlin accused of sponsoring cyberattacks targeting United States national security
Kremlin accused of sponsoring cyberattacks targeting United States national security

In a joint conference call, White House cybersecurity coordinator Rob Joyce directly blamed Russian Federation for the attacks and said there would be retaliation, according to the Guardian . BRITAIN would consider launching a cyber attack against Russian Federation in retaliation if Russian Federation targeted British national infrastru...

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  • No objection to hand over Kathua case to CBI: Jitendra Singh
No objection to hand over Kathua case to CBI: Jitendra Singh

The participants of the rally also raised vociferous slogans against India and Hindu extremist organizations. The body of the eight-year-old girl from the nomadic Bakerwal tribe was found in Kathua of Jammu and Kashmir on January 17 this year.

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  • Areas to turn around in series with Boston Celtics
Areas to turn around in series with Boston Celtics

Celtics: Brown is the youngest player in Celtics history to score 30 or more points in a playoff game. The Celtics take a 2-0 advantage to Milwaukee, where they will play Friday (9:30 p.m.) and Saturday (1 p.m.). Bledsoe's struggles are relatively recent, as his production throughout the year has been nothing short of starting-caliber production...

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  • Microsoft protects Google Chrome users with Windows Defender extension
Microsoft protects Google Chrome users with Windows Defender extension

This will help increase Chrome's 87 percent efficiency to Microsoft's claimed 99 percent protection , similar to its Edge browser . Google has taken a similar measure against video advertisements that autoplay with sound. However, before continuing with the feature, a user will need to verify their identity via passcodes, facial recogniti...

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  • Reports on new air base bombings a false alarm
Reports on new air base bombings a false alarm

Syrian air defences are responding to a new series of strikes, according to multiple news reports published on Monday night . Pro-Syrian regime outlets and social-media accounts had reported that air defences had foiled a missile attack on Shayrat air base near Homs, the same location that was targeted in USA missile strikes previous year.

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  • Over 95 Percent Of The World Is Breathing Unsafe Air
Over 95 Percent Of The World Is Breathing Unsafe Air

It ranked Boston as the 47th most polluted city in the nation for ozone, calling that level "significantly improved" from last year's ranking of 37th. Land use patterns on the Wasatch Front have also contributed to worsening air, Siler said. Outside of California, a troubling number of other Western communities made the list of cities most affected...

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  • Snow, Sleet: More Winter Misery In Spring For Chicago
Snow, Sleet: More Winter Misery In Spring For Chicago

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Dane County and communities north and west. So far Wednesday afternoon, the city recorded 1.5 inches of sleet, which technically will go down as snowfall in the record book, he said .

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  • 7 inmates killed, at least 17 others hurt in prison brawl
7 inmates killed, at least 17 others hurt in prison brawl

He said he saw bodies stacking up on each other and correctional officers didn't do anything to stop the violence or check on the injured. Emergency workers from a half-dozen regional agencies assisted in treating the injured inmates, . The prisoner who saw the riot exchanged messages with AP on the condition of anonymity because he is not allowed ...

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  • Thunder Suspend Broadcaster For Game 1 For Describing Westbrook As 'Cotton-Picking'
Thunder Suspend Broadcaster For Game 1 For Describing Westbrook As 'Cotton-Picking'

From there, the Thunder turned it on, starting with some hot shooting from Carmelo Anthony before Paul George took the torch through the third quarter. George, an avid fisherman, referenced a picture he posted on social media of a bass he caught on Thursday in Oklahoma City , when after the game he was asked how big the rim looked to him tonig...

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