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Hawaii eruption destroys 26 homes

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Authorities have issued a mandatory evacuation order for a portion of Leilani Estates, a subdivision in the Puna District on Hawaii Island after a 5.0-magnitude natural disaster hit the area last Thursday. The eruption drove hundreds of people from their homes Thursday. The agency said it measured a jarring 477 earthquakes on the island over the past 24 hours, though many were small and probably not felt by residents. Read More »

Shameful: France angry over Trump's remarks on Paris attacks

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Expressing firm disapproval on Trump's claims, France officials urged the US President to sustain from disrespecting victims of terror attacks in France, since those attacks took hundreds of lives. Former French president Francois Hollande and ex-prime minister Manuel Valls, who were in power at the time of the 2015 attacks, expressed their outrage in separate statements on Saturday. Read More »

Afghanistan: Seven Indians abducted in Baghlan, Taliban hand suspected

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Unidentified armed men abducted five Indians working for Indian infrastructure company in Afghanistan's Baghlan province. We are in contact with the Afghan authorities and further details are being ascertained , he said. Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack at a voter registration centre in a mosque in Afghanistan's Khost province that killed and injured dozens earlier on Sunday. Read More »

Giuliani: 'Trump may have paid off other women'

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Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said she was not aware of any other possible payoffs. His responses earlier had been limited to denying knowledge of the transaction when it took place in October 2016, weeks before the presidential election . Read More »

Trump CIA nominee sought to withdraw over interrogation role

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Ever since President Trump announced Haspel as his nominee, critics have pointed out her connections to an interrogation program . Haspel's conversations with senators continue ahead of Wednesday's confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee and a later full vote in the Senate. Read More »

PDP Warns Contenders To Avoid Desperation For Power — APC Ward Congress

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Dr Chris Ngige, Nigeria's minister of Labour and Employment has reportedly escaped mob attack at a meeting of the All Progressives Congress in a hotel in Awka, Anambra state. According to the Senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District , the inclusion of non-executive members unknown to members of the party as officials of the SEC, signify that there were subterranean efforts to skew the party's congresses . Read More »

Top parties seek to protect monopoly as Lebanon votes

The new, pre-printed ballots used on Sunday perplexed some voters, causing delays in polling stations. By mid-afternoon, he stated the voter turnout had reached 24 p.c and that preliminary outcomes would begin coming in a number of hours after polls shut at 1600 GMT. Read More »

North Korea says U.S. ruining mood of meetings

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The North Korean official, quoted by state news agency KCNA , said that Washington was "misleading public opinion" by saying the denuclearisation pledge resulted from sanctions and other pressure. South Korea explained US troops want to stay in the area shortly with a peace treaty is concluded to replace the armistice. Still, it would be a quixotic move as he enters into negotiations with Kim. Read More »

John McCain Accuses Donald Trump

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McCain has been battling brain cancer for the previous year and recent reports indicate he doesn't have long to live. Such good family friends. "I want to urge Americans for as long as I can, to remember that this shared devotion to human rights is our truest heritage and our most important loyalty", McCain said in an audio excerpt from his upcoming book. Read More »

U.S. mulls quotas on steel, aluminum after extending deadline

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A separate statement from the White House clarified that the objective is to clinch deals on "quotas that will restrain imports, prevent transhipment, and protect the national security". It has rejected a discussion of auto trade. According to European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström , who has been in contact with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer , the discussions will continue. Read More »

Cricket player is giving us lecture on roads: Ahsan Iqbal

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While referencing the achievement of his party's government, He said Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) government achieved success by improving overall situation of law and order throughout the country. Security has been beefed at the entry and exit points of the city, with Police and Rangers troops deployed at the minister's house and the District Headquarters Hospital. Read More »

Robert Mueller has questions for Trump, and he deserves answers

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The White House announced the hiring not long after announcing the retirement of lawyer Ty Cobb, who has been the administration's point person dealing with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. It's time for Trump to stop trash-talking and answer them. That strategy also would involve political risk and based on the time, temperature and barometric pressure in Washington , D.C., it might be a bridge too far . Read More »

Palestinian protesters shoot down Israeli drone with stones

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Palestinian officials said protesters smashed some equipment near the crossing but were unaware of any damage to pipelines. Protests along the Israel-Gaza border have been ongoing for six weeks . Hamas provided no further details. Despite Israel's firm stance that it has full rights to " defend itself ", IDF's actions have drawn massive worldwide criticism over its use of lethal force to suppress Palestinian protesters. Read More »

Govt to expedite ADB funded projects

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According to Vice President Stephen Groff, the bank is now developing a long-term corporate strategy through to 2030 for a "prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable" Asia-Pac region. India is a founding member of the ADB and is now the fourth largest shareholder and the largest borrower of the ADB sovereign lending since 2010. The call for stepping up ADB's lending to India-the annual commitment at present is about $3 billion for sovereign and private lending together-comes at a ... Read More »

2 securiy personnel injured in ongoing encounter in Shopian

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Security forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) early on Sunday morning following a tip off about the presence of militants. All exit points were sealed, they said, adding that when the security forces were moving towards a particular area in the village, the militants hiding there opened fire. Read More »

Trump's NRA convention speech lifts gun stocks

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The president also attacked USA immigration laws calling them "the worst" in the world. He explained Saturday he was referring to the NRA's decision to ban firearms during speeches to the group by Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Trump was under pressure after the February shooting, which has since been a source of inspiration for teens across the country to demand gun control reform , to rise to the occasion. Read More »

Who will India face in the group stages?

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Goal got in touch with former India worldwide Subrata Bhattacharya to gather his thoughts about India's chances in the Asian Cup. "The new ideas have come in and with Australian players, you always know with their attitude and mentality, they've bought into it straight away and our preparation camp before Russian Federation looks good and everyone's excited". Read More »

Grandpa trips armed suspect who was running from police

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A courageous elderly man stuck his leg out to end a potentially unsafe situation, tripping an armed suspect fleeing from police. Bill says he uses the cane because sometimes his legs go numb due to back problems. Bill was hailed as an "outstanding community member" by police for his actions, adding that without his action the suspect could have been shot. "Thank you "Bill" for sticking your leg out for us". Read More »

50 awardees boycott 65th National Film Awards ceremony

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Best Playback Singer awardee Shashaa Tirupati said she was disappointed and felt "terribly disrespected" about not receiving the award from the president, according to IANS . I would like to ask the winners, why they readily take awards from "pickle manufacturers and owners of undergarment stores" and rather had a problem with accepting an award from a Union Minister. Read More »

Palestine's Abbas apologizes for 'anti-Semitic' remarks

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Abbas added that "the Jewish question that was widespread throughout Europe was not against their religion, but against their social function, which relates to usury and banking and such". US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the council's failure to agree on the statement "only further undermines the UN's credibility in addressing" the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More »

United States says Chinese lasers injure military pilots in Djibouti

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While the USA officials did not elaborate on how the pilots were injured, CNN cited a notice to airmen saying the crew of the C-130 suffered eye injuries. US officials are now presented with the task of keeping an eye on China's activity in the area. Last month the USA military was forced to briefly halt air operations in the East African nation of Djibouti, a critical location in the fight against terrorism, following a series of accidents involving aircraft. Read More »

Dumoulin wins historic opening Giro stage, gloom for Froome

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Dumoulin had stated that he would not have entered the race if he was in the same predicament as Froome, who is confident he will be cleared of wrongdoing after he was found to have double the permitted limit of the asthma medication Salbutamol in his system at the Vuelta. Read More »

Combined Korean team takes bronze at table tennis worlds

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Title contender Japan defeated a combined Korean team 3-0 in the women's semifinal at the 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships here on Friday. Now we get our skill and power, so I think we can be a stronger team. It will be interesting to see a unified Korea team take on neighbours Japan, in a high-intensity semifinal. Read More »

Judge Accuses Mueller Team of Prosecuting Manafort to Get Info on Trump

Perhaps reflecting his thoughts about the actual intent of the Manafort prosecution, Judge Ellis also wondered why Meuller retained the Paul Manafort case while handing off the Michael Cohen case to federal prosecutors in Manhattan. He added that he does not expect Ellis to use Mueller's motivation in bringing charges as the basis of any decision he makes, but that if he does, "he will be reversed". Read More »

President Trump to appoint Bill Belichick to his sports council

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Bill Belichick already has a lot on his plate being the head coach of the most successful football team in the world. Each member of the council is appointed for a two-year term without compensation. "It's sad what's happened with all the kneeling and standing and all that, because Donald Trump is a great man, he's a great president and I wish people could understand that", Walker said in an interview with Fox News before the game. Read More »

4 people found dead in Grand Forks, North Dakota, home

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Police say all three died of gunshot wounds. What's already known is that school administrators asked the officer to conduct a welfare check on the home after the younger children didn't arrive at school, a practice Zimmel said Grand Forks schools use on a "case by case basis". Read More »

Driver in Deadly Park Slope Crash Arrested, Charged

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She had two seizures in the following hours, Mr. Esswein said. Three others were injured, including the children's mothers. It is unclear if she has entered a plea. On March 5 , she had another seizure while stopped at a red light in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Her unborn child remains healthy, according to a statement from her family. Read More »