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Daesh moves into Damascus suburb as Syrian regime forces opposition to retreat

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The clashes come after ISIS militants drove out pro-government forces from parts of the neighborhood that rebels abandoned last week as part of an evacuation deal with the Syrian government. Some 24 people have been killed and another 32 people have been wounded in rocket fire, according to a source in police speaking to Sputnik. The area has been under rebel control since 2012. Read More »

United Kingdom air force Red Arrows jet in 'incident' at air base

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I heard a bang and I went to the door and all I could see was plumes of black smoke coming up. "From what I remember, it did a loop and flew towards the runway and looked like it was about to land". Another witness said they saw someone parachute from the plane before it burst into flames. The Red Arrows are now training for the upcoming display season at the RAF base in North Wales where Prince William served as a helicopter pilot in the RAF Search and Rescue Team. Read More »

Putin wins fourth term and this time his performance was best

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But independent election monitoring group Golos reported irregularities during polling day, BBC News reported. Putin said he would address disputes with the West after an election that saw him return to the Kremlin with a record vote share, as Moscow faced increasing isolation. Read More »

Polygraph test says Stormy Daniels "truthful" about sexual affair with Trump

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Stormy Daniels was "truthful about having unprotected vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump in July 2006", according to a polygraph test report. Daniels is now suing Trump to void a $130,000 nondisclosure agreement that she signed about the alleged affair, claiming that the agreement was not valid because Trump himself never signed it. Read More »

Trump Loses Bid To Dismiss Accuser's Defamation Lawsuit

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Justice Jennifer Schecter in the Manhattan Supreme Court said there was "absolutely no authority" to dismiss or stay a civil lawsuit by Summer Zervos related "purely to unofficial conduct" because Trump was USA president. The statute of limitations for the alleged misconduct has long passed. Zervos attorney Mariann Wang said "sound reason" prevailed. Zervos said Trump sexually assaulted her in his private bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles in 2007. Read More »

Rahul slams RSS-BJP after Periyar's statue vandalised

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The act of defacing and vandalising of statues continue even after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his strong disapproval after the vandalism of statues in Tripura and Tamil Nadu. Police said district authorities restored the statue to its original state within hours of the incident. The statue was unveiled by Dravidar Kazhagam leader K Veeramani in 2013 is maintained by the district unit of the party. Read More »

Austin bombings: fourth blast raises fears of serial attacker

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A package bomb blew up at a FedEx Corp distribution center near San Antonio on Tuesday, officials said, and the FBI was investigating whether it was linked to a series of four homemade bombs that hit the Texas capital of Austin this month. While discussing sales and US production of heavy equipment with Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, President Donald Trump took the time to answer a reporter's questions regarding the recent explosions in Austin. Read More »

Four killed in bomb attack near Afghan political rally

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Provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said four people had been confirmed dead and 10 wounded including two children. In June 2017, following his landmark return after some 20 years of self-imposed exile, Hekmatyar reaffirmed his support for the government in Kabul led by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, with whom he inked the peace deal in September 2016. Read More »

Spring equinox 2018: Winter is finally, officially, over

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The fall - or autumnal - equinox falls on or around September 22 each year. On an equinox , "the tilt of the Earth's axis is perpendicular to the Sun's rays", according to Time and Date . This is called the equilux. In the northern hemisphere, daylight continues to grow longer until the summer solstice which occurs on Monday, June 20. Read More »

Gunman In Maryland High School Shooting Dead, 2 Students Wounded

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Mary's County, MD, a county spokesperson told the Baltimore Sun . A sheriff says the shooter at a Maryland high school has died after a school resource officer fired at him. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms says agents have been dispatched and are en route to the scene. Multiple people were shot and their condition was not yet clear, ABC News reported , citing the St. Read More »

International Sanctions On Iran Will Effect Nuclear Deal

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Any fresh global sanctions for Iran will definitely have an unequivocal impact with the nuclear agreement struck among world powers, Iran's deputy foreign secretary stated Friday, according to state networks. Iran insists its ballistic missile development programme should in no way be related to the JCPOA as it is not seeking to develop missiles capable of carrying a nuclear payload. Read More »

Two dead after shooting outside bowling alley

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He was not conscious and not breathing. Upon arrival, they found a man and a woman with apparent gunshot wounds. She later succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead in hospital. Police said autopsies on the bodies will be performed on Sunday. Police are looking for three suspects, two who were armed with handguns on the night of the shooting and one who remained in a dark getaway vehicle. Read More »

Sudan, world's last male northern white rhino, dies at 45

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Forty three-year-old Sudan, the last surviving male northern white rhino on the planet, is fed by a caretaker at Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, some 200 kilometers north of Nairobi , Kenya, May 3, 2017. The conservancy said Sudan's genetic material was collected on Monday. Rangers caring for Sudan described him as gentle and, as his condition worsened in recent weeks, expressed sadness over his imminent death. Read More »

Trey Songz Turns Himself In on Felony Domestic Violence Charge

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Trey Songz also took to Twitter Monday morning to make his first public comments about the accusations. In his tweet, Songz also said that he will no longer comment on the incident, but he thanked his fans for their love and support. "I wake up in the middle of the night having flashbacks, as it constantly replays in my head". "We are taking this step today to protect my client's right to peacefully live and work, and we will continue to fully cooperate with law enforcement's ... Read More »

VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan dies at 75 in Chennai

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Convicted in the Rs 66.6-crore disproportionate assets case , Sasikala is serving a four-year jail term in the Bengaluru Parappana Agrahara prison since February last after the Supreme Court upheld a lower court judgement. Born in Vilar village in Thanjavur district to Maruthappa, a marginal farmer, Natarajan while doing his BA, got the attention of DMK leaders including L Ganesan, since he took active participation in 1965 anti-Hindi agitations. Read More »

PM Theresa May under fire over Brexit transition deal

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The transitional period is set to last from 29 March, 2019 to December 2020, and is meant to smooth the path to a future permanent relationship. EU27 citizens arrive in Britain during transitional period will have same rights with citizens arriving before the Brexit, said the deal. Read More »

2018 Sweet 16 Field Most Diversely Seeded Since 2000 — March Madness

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She's in so many selfies, she now prepares to pose. Her pregame prayer with the team was once characterized by an ESPN writer as a mix of prayer, scouting report and motivational speech. She insisted on traveling with the team to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, which the Ramblers won to earn their NCAA Tournament berth. Read More »

MFM FC lose 6-0 in Algeria — CAF Champions League

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The Kennedy Boboye boys had lost the first leg in Tunis by 4-2 and needed two unreplied goals to advance on the away goals rule. Tosin Omoyele had put the hosts ahead in the first half, but a solid defensive play from the visitors ensured scores stood at 1-0 to reach the group phase. Read More »