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'New possibilities' have emerged to form Italian government, says PM-designate

'New possibilities' have emerged to form Italian government, says PM-designate

League leader Matteo Salvini , a fellow Eurosceptic who was Savona's main advocate, said his side's joint plan for a government failed because of pressure from the "powers-that-be, the markets, Berli...

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Trade war looms as US tariffs rile G7 meet

Trade war looms as US tariffs rile G7 meet

The EU is set to take action against the United States at the World Trade Organisation, while imposing duties on American imports expected to include orange juice, peanut butter and other goods. Can...

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Hawaii lava has destroyed more than 70 homes

Hawaii lava has destroyed more than 70 homes

Scientists say they have no idea when Kilauea will slow down. He told Hawaii News Now: "If we can get a project like that going over here, I'm confident that you ring that bell people are going to...

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Sessions Is A Key Witness In Mueller Probe

Sessions Is A Key Witness In Mueller Probe

Following Sessions' recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation past year, leaving the probe in the hands of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the president has continuously las...

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China says it's ready to fight back after U.S. revives tariffs

China says it's ready to fight back after U.S. revives tariffs

The new tariff is part of one of three major steps that the U.S. is taking based on the 22 March memorandum signed by President Donald Trump . "The final list of covered imports will be announ...

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Pompeo to meet with top North Korean official

Pompeo to meet with top North Korean official

Moon's journey to Washington was largely to prepare Trump for the summit just weeks before it was set to take place. Kim Yong Chol, North Korea's former spy chief, is traveling to NY to meet with Se...

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Gunmen dressed as USA soldiers attack Afghan Interior Ministry

Gunmen dressed as USA soldiers attack Afghan Interior Ministry

Two of the attackers detonated their explosives, allowing eight others to pass through an outer gate at the ministry where they traded fire with security forces before they were eventually killed. Al ...

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Russian scribe turns up alive during briefing about his own ‘killing’

Russian scribe turns up alive during briefing about his own ‘killing’

His murder had been ordered by Russian security services, the head of Ukraine's security service had earlier claimed. Arkady Babchenko , a Russian journalist and fierce critic of President Vladimi...

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Fact checking the Trump administration on immigration

Fact checking the Trump administration on immigration

Add in the president's flagrant and unflagging rhetorical bigotry toward Hispanic immigrants, continually eliding the distinction between gang members ("animals") and all of those who come to this cou...

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Police find body of missing Guardsman in flood-ravaged Maryland river

Police find body of missing Guardsman in flood-ravaged Maryland river

Hermond's body was found in the Patapsco River by rescuers Tuesday, according to Howard County Police. Local emergency crews used swift water rescue, truck, and ATVs in their search for Eddison Her...

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Malaysia Taps Public Euphoria to Reduce Nation's Debt Burden

Malaysia Taps Public Euphoria to Reduce Nation's Debt Burden

U.S. investigators said Mr Najib's associates stole and laundered at least $US4.5 billion ($AU5.97 billion) from the fund. The Malaysian Transport Science Association said the government should dive...

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Russian journalist Babchenko turns up alive after reported murder

Russian journalist Babchenko turns up alive after reported murder

An unidentified gunman shot dead a prominent Russian journalist in Ukraine on Tuesday, likely for his professional activities, the Kiev police said . Babchenko did not take the intimidation too serio...

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Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela, Is Welcomed Home

Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela, Is Welcomed Home

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that a Venezuelan prison would be freeing an American hostage and his wife after two years. It also followed a almost two-year campaign for their release ...

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U.S. Officials Meet With North Koreans to Discuss Summit

U.S. Officials Meet With North Koreans to Discuss Summit

A top aide to the North Korean leader has arrived in Singapore in the latest indication that the on-again-off-again summit with U.S. president Donald Trump is going ahead. Members of Congress said...

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Largely Roman Catholic Ireland votes 2-to-1 to repeal abortion ban

Largely Roman Catholic Ireland votes 2-to-1 to repeal abortion ban

Katy Gaffney, a 24-year-old baker who travelled home to Dublin from Berlin to vote , stood silently in front of the makeshift memorial crying. Ireland voted by a landslide to ditch its strict abo...

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Irish turn attention to parliament as abortion ban voted out

Irish turn attention to parliament as abortion ban voted out

An initiative to repeal Ireland's abortion law was overwhelmingly successful, results released Saturday indicate. Anti-abortion activists conceded defeat early on Saturday and MPs who campaigned f...

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Surprise! Kim and Moon meet and even Trump is hopeful again

Surprise! Kim and Moon meet and even Trump is hopeful again

Shortly before Mr Trump's tweet , the South Korean presidency said it was thankful that the "summit embers are not put out and it is coming back to life". "The meeting is only the second between So...

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Flash floods rip through MD city

Flash floods rip through MD city

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan earlier declared a state of emergency in the flood-stricken area. Hundreds of rescuers had converged from as far away as Northern Virginia, officials said, and Howard opene...

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Italy's League leader dismisses talk of president's impeachment

Italy's League leader dismisses talk of president's impeachment

Savona's name was put forth by both coalition parties - the Five Star and League movements - to be the economics minister in the new government. Conte and Mattarella had met on Sunday to discuss off...

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Six Years After Indian Woman's Death, Ireland Set To End Abortion Ban

Six Years After Indian Woman's Death, Ireland Set To End Abortion Ban

A year later the law was amended to allow abortions in cases when a woman's life is at risk-but didn't allow the procedure in cases of rape or incest or fetal abnormality. Seeking or providing an abor...

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Parents Sue 30-Year-Old Son for Refusing to Move Out

Parents Sue 30-Year-Old Son for Refusing to Move Out

On February 18 they offered him $1100 to help with moving costs, and a heap of useful advice, like "sell your useless shit to make money". "I mean, it seems to me like I should be provided with like 3...

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Exit poll says Irish vote overwhelmingly to dump pro-life amendment

Exit poll says Irish vote overwhelmingly to dump pro-life amendment

An earlier Irish Times/IPSOS poll projected a landslide victory with 68 precent voting in favour of the referendum, and 32 percent against it. Ireland legalized divorce by a razor-thin majority in 1...

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Kilauea erupts again as Hawaii residents struggle with toxic gas, lost income

Kilauea erupts again as Hawaii residents struggle with toxic gas, lost income

Geological Survey show the flames spouting from road cracks in the Leilani Estates neighborhood where the volcano has been sending up lava through vents in the ground. When lava buries plants and ...

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Ryan Says Republicans Are Getting What They Need on FBI Informant

Ryan Says Republicans Are Getting What They Need on FBI Informant

It remains unclear what, if any, spying was done. Later that year, he began working for a secret informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which was probing Russian tampering in the campa...

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Suspect identified in Central Intelligence Agency hacking methods leak

Suspect identified in Central Intelligence Agency hacking methods leak

He has plead not guilty to the charges. However, even after months of investigation , prosecutors have not been able to collect enough evidence to actually bring charges against Schulte. Schulte was...

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You Won't Believe This - Woman Defecates On Floor In Tim Hortons

You Won't Believe This - Woman Defecates On Floor In Tim Hortons

In the video, which has no sound, a woman can be seen screaming at staff before squatting on the floor and relieving herself. The woman is seen arguing with an employee before before pulling her tro...

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EU Launches Measures To Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal

EU Launches Measures To Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal

The "blocking statute" dates from 1996 and was created to defend companies working in Cuba from the effects of a USA trade embargo. The European Commission, the EU executive, said Friday it "launc...

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Some Newly-elected JD(S), Congress MLAs reach Hyderabad

Some Newly-elected JD(S), Congress MLAs reach Hyderabad

One opinion is that the petition has in effect been rendered infructuous despite the next date of hearing given on Friday at 10.30 a.m. The BJP emerged as the single largest party in state electio...

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Sensex, Nifty under pressure; ICICI Bank, IOC, RIL, SBI shares drag

Sensex, Nifty under pressure; ICICI Bank, IOC, RIL, SBI shares drag

BJP legislature party leader B S Yeddyurappa was sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka for the second time, after an overnight high-voltage legal battle in the Supreme Court. Sectoral indices le...

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Scotland rejects European Union withdrawal bill

Scotland rejects European Union withdrawal bill

MSPs at Holyrood have formally refused to grant consent to the EU Withdrawal Bill by 93 votes to 30. Later, Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson claimed that "Scottish Labour and Scottish Liberal Demo...

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Under construction flyover collapses in Varanasi, deaths feared

Under construction flyover collapses in Varanasi, deaths feared

Meanwhile, KR Sudan, the project manager of the flyover, said the reason behind the mishap could only be ascertained after the completion of the investigation. In 2017, soon after the Bharatiya Janata...

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US, Chinese officials try to head off trade war

US, Chinese officials try to head off trade war

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead the American delegation in talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, the top economic adviser to President Xi Jinping. The comments followed Trump's surp...

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US Senate panel releases report on 2016 Trump Tower meeting

US Senate panel releases report on 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Corey Lewandowski, a former Trump campaign manager told investigators Trump's "primary residence has a blocked [phone] line". The president's son admitted he didn't know whether or not his father ...

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North Carolina Teachers Walk Out of Schools, Rally for Better Pay

North Carolina Teachers Walk Out of Schools, Rally for Better Pay

The state's main teacher advocacy group, the North Carolina Association of Educators , demands legislators increase per-pupil spending to the national average in four years, increase school construct...

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Author Tom Wolfe dead at 87

Author Tom Wolfe dead at 87

Born in Virginia in 1931, Wolfe went straight into reportage out of university, beginning at the Springfield Union in MA. He graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1951 and later received h...

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