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Trump's approval rating is *this* close to Obama's and Reagan's

Trump's approval rating is *this* close to Obama's and Reagan's

It seems that the president now has the highest approval rating in 11 months. Some of President Trump's harshest critics slammed CNN's non-stop coverage of the Commander-in-Chief's alleged aff...

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Israel to waive construction permits for US Embassy in Jerusalem

Israel to waive construction permits for US Embassy in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coughs as he addresses a health conference in Tel Aviv, March 27, 2018. Netanyahu's office has taken the precaution of stating that Defense Minister Avigd...

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Pulse shooter's father was an FBI informant, government reveals

Pulse shooter's father was an FBI informant, government reveals

Salman's attorneys say prosecutors informed them Seddique Mateen was an informant from 2005 to 2016 in an email Saturday that also revealed he's now being investigated for suspicious money transfer...

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Driver of truck which ran over journalist in Madhya Pradesh arrested

Driver of truck which ran over journalist in Madhya Pradesh arrested

He had conducted two "sting" journalistic reports about sand mafia for a regional TV station, News World. Sandeep was rushed to hospital in Dial 100 vehicle but he succumbed while receiving treatmen...

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Deadly shopping mall fires around the world

Deadly shopping mall fires around the world

One official said earlier in the day that 41 children between the ages of 2 and 17 were either dead or missing. Emergency services minister Vladimir Puchkov said on Russian television: "We have reco...

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Hopes for summit rise as Kim Jong-un makes first foreign visit

Hopes for summit rise as Kim Jong-un makes first foreign visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is reportedly in China on an unannounced visit, Bloomberg News reported Monday , citing three unnamed sources . Kim's father, the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-...

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Syrian insurgents ready to quit last rebel town in Ghouta

Syrian insurgents ready to quit last rebel town in Ghouta

In their assault on the rebel-held area, pro-government troops have been accused of indiscriminate shelling leading to the deaths of hundreds of civilians. Jaish al-Islam is the last rebel faction in ...

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FTC launches probe on Facebook's data privacy practices

FTC launches probe on Facebook's data privacy practices

Grassley said. "It will also examine how such data may be misused or improperly transferred and what steps companies like Facebook can take to better protect personal information of users and ensure m...

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U.S. expels 60 Russians, closes consulate

U.S. expels 60 Russians, closes consulate

Malta was not among 14 European Union states who expelled Russian diplomats because, in the words of the government's spokesman Malta's diplomatic mission in Moscow "is too small" and the move w...

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Car-bomb explodes near Somalia's parliament

Car-bomb explodes near Somalia's parliament

Among the dead were two soldiers, officials said. The blast site was located next to the Interior Ministry and just 200 meters (219 yards) away from the presidential palace. "Most of the casualties ...

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Sunny and cool for Sunday, rain on the way early this week

Sunny and cool for Sunday, rain on the way early this week

A few showers are possible after 8 PM Monday, but a lot of the activity looks to stay just north of the viewing area. But we will not only see a warm-up by midweek we will also see our rain chances in...

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Meghan Markle Just Dropped a Hint About Her Royal Baby Plans

Meghan Markle Just Dropped a Hint About Her Royal Baby Plans

They were meeting the husband-and-wife team behind innovative baby brand Shnuggle, and while viewing their products, Meghan apparently let her plans to become a mum slip. Harry, 33, and Meghan's publi...

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Trump dumps latest additions to legal team due to conflicts of interest

Trump dumps latest additions to legal team due to conflicts of interest

But within hours of Trump saying in a Twitter remark that he is "very happy" with his legal team , his personal attorney, Jay Sekulow , said that DiGenova and Toensing would not be among the lawye...

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Texas bombing suspect dead after officer-involved shooting on an interstate

Texas bombing suspect dead after officer-involved shooting on an interstate

A federal criminal complaint and arrest warrant had been filed against Conditt last night. The Austin bomber revealed he is not sorry on a confession recording police found on the 23-year-old's ce...

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India's asks Cambridge Analytica for information on data

India's asks Cambridge Analytica for information on data

It stems from claims over the harvesting of personal data - and whether it was used during Donald Trump's United States presidential. Cambridge Analytica , which worked on US President Donald Tru...

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Rahul Gandhi invokes Indira to seek Karnataka people's 'blessing' for polls

Rahul Gandhi invokes Indira to seek Karnataka people's 'blessing' for polls

Thanking the support Indira Gandhi received here post-Emergency period where she won the elections and subsequently shot back to power at the centre, Gandhi said they stood by his grandmother during h...

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Doctors cleared to take blood samples of Sergei Skripal and daughter

Doctors cleared to take blood samples of Sergei Skripal and daughter

Warsaw is considering "steps at the national level and in coalitions of countries" against Moscow over the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Britain, a Polish deputy foreign minister has said. "We are ...

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Florida school shooting suspect's brother held on $500000 bail

Florida school shooting suspect's brother held on $500000 bail

During Cruz's court appearance on Tuesday, a Broward County prosecutor said school officials had told him to stay away from the campus, where his brother killed 17 people last month. He also concede...

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Young gymnast Hannah Martin excited for Commonwealth Games

Young gymnast Hannah Martin excited for Commonwealth Games

Extra officials are the requirement of every team. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has forwarded a list of 222 athletes and 106 officials, including 57 coaches , 19 managers and 41 others, f...

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Local students to rally with Parkland survivors

Local students to rally with Parkland survivors

The Parkland shooting ignited a fierce nationwide debate about gun control, with high school students protesting nationwide and calling for stricter laws. If you're planning to go, it's best to us...

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Napa man arrested after punching officers during struggle

Napa man arrested after punching officers during struggle

The Police arrived to the home on 15 Street to find the suspect sitting in his vehicle. In the video, the three males walk down the stairs toward the victim and soon begin throwing punches. A suspec...

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United States pastor faces espionage charges in Turkey

The United States has demanded his release. Bill Miller, a spokesperson for the US Attorney, declined to comment when asked specifically about the timing of the decision but noted that the US had ...

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Man accused of sexually assaulting teenage relative: NOPD

Man accused of sexually assaulting teenage relative: NOPD

According to court documents, Mayer allowed men to come to a home and abuse two children, beginning when they were six and nine-years-old. The suspect, Michelle Mayer, 39, was reportedly present dur...

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Nigeria, South Africa absent as 44 African countries sign free trade agreement

Nigeria, South Africa absent as 44 African countries sign free trade agreement

It will make Africa the largest free trade area created since the formation of the World Trade Organization, the AU said. The AfCFTA could create an African market of over 1.2 billion people wit...

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Rahul Gandhi visits iconic temple, church and dargah in Karnataka

Rahul Gandhi visits iconic temple, church and dargah in Karnataka

He even raised the issue of Doklam and said, "China is building helipads and airports at our borders in Doklam but Prime Minister Modi is silent". "He is insulting your parents, poor farmers, labour...

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French ex-Prez Sarkozy held in Libya funding probe

French ex-Prez Sarkozy held in Libya funding probe

The investigation appeared to accelerate after Ziad Takieddine , a wealthy French-Lebanese businessman who was close to Gaddafi's regime, told Mediapart in 2016 that he had personally delivered sui...

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Peru President Announces Resignation In TV address

Peru President Announces Resignation In TV address

Kuczynski denied those allegations Wednesday, asserting that the footage was selectively edited and pushed by his political rivals - foremost among them Keiko Fujimori, prominent opposition politician...

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Federal Court Temporarily Blocks 15-Week Abortion Ban in Mississippi

Federal Court Temporarily Blocks 15-Week Abortion Ban in Mississippi

Mississippi's only abortion clinic is asking a federal judge to block a law banning most abortions after 15 weeks of gestation, taking that step less than 24 hours after the law took effect. She con...

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Gov. Rauner tells WGN about moving forward after Republican primary win

Gov. Rauner tells WGN about moving forward after Republican primary win

As for the congressional primary, conservative Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski narrowly defeated progressive activist Marie Newman in the 3 District, 50.9 percent to 49.1 percent. He also voted for relig...

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AU Chief calls for urgent application of African CFTA

AU Chief calls for urgent application of African CFTA

Besides the agreement, which could make Africa the world's largest free trade zone, 43 nations signed the Kigali Declaration, while 27 countries agreed to ease mobility of people across the continen...

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