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Ranger killed, two British nationals kidnapped in Congo national park

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Two British citizens have been kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the foreign office has said. "That would put their lives in danger". DRC is still recovering from a bloody civil war that raged between 1997 and 2003, and the recent surge in violence has concerned aid agencies, who warned the country was "on a cliff edge". Read More »

Giuliani resigns from law firm due to 'pressing demands' of Mueller probe

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Rudy Giuliani is leaving his job at a powerhouse law firm, citing the "pressing demands" of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. He added, "Michael would take care of things like this like I take care of this with my clients". "Several things delayed us, with the primary one being the whole situation with North Korea". Read More »

Protesters warn democracy at risk if Filipino justice ousted

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The decision to oust Sereno without an impeachment trial has been described as "a legal abomination", by one of the Associate Justices who voted against today's move. "This is more than a wake-up call". "This one ushers in another era of another dictatorship as the court once again puts an end to the last gasps of a dying constitutional democracy", De Lima said in a statement from jail, where she was awaiting trial. Read More »

California cops respond to report of man with gun at school

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The 14-year-old male suspect was taken into custody at a Vons grocery store about a mile from the campus. A woman and her daughter are reunited Friday, May 11, 2018 , outside Highland High School in Palmdale after a lockdown at the campus ended following a shooting that wounded a student. Read More »

Trump plan for drug prices won't include direct negotiations

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Industry experts were unmoved. "Pharma finds a way to maximize profits". Pharmacy benefit managers Express Scripts closed up by 2.59 percent, and CVS Health finished up at 3.17 percent. The Food and Drug Administration will begin acting quickly to bring more generics and biosimilars to the market to address competition issues, for example. Read More »

Fortis chose Munjal-Burman for funds certainty

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Fortis Healthcare's Board has opted to accept Hero Enterprise Investment Office-Burman Family Office's offer to improve company's financial position. Except Fosun Health, four had made binding offer. Reflecting the sentiment, Fortis shares fell as much as 4.9 percent on Friday before closing down 3 percent. Read More »

'Peace Is Only Award I Want'

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So that's the only prize I want", Trump went on. And, the Fox News Channel personality added, Trump should stop obsessing about his differences with former President Barack Obama and the Democrats. President Trump then got very serious and said , "You know what I want to do?" "Could something still scuttle this meeting?" the reporter asked. Read More »

Trump to discuss trade with China's Xi as talks continue

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DPRK is the acronym for North Korea's formal name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last week led a delegation of seven top economic advisers, including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, to Beijing for a two-day visit with a team of Chinese counterparts led by Vice-Premier Liu He. Read More »

Boeing CEO Downplays Impact of Trump Canceling Iran Licenses

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He said the United States move is going considerable difficulty because of these are "extraterritorial sanctions". "You make trade war against China, trade war against Europe, war in Syria, war against Iran". US businesses will also be affected by the sanctions, although they represent a small portion of the investment rush that Iran enjoyed in light of the nuclear deal. Read More »

Chinese Television Censored Ireland's Gay Eurovision Song Performance

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The EBU has announced this evening that they have terminated their contract with Chinese broadcaster Mango TV after they censored Ireland's performance . "From the very start we've said love is love - doesn't matter whether it's between two guys, two girls or a guy and a girl, so I think this is a really important decision by the EBU", he said. Read More »

India will remain steadfast partner of Nepal, says PM

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PM Modi landed at the temple city of Janakpur , 225 kilometers from capital Kathmandu . Ahead of his visit, Modi said India would remain a steadfast partner of the Himalayan nation in its quest for growth and development. Modi will then proceed to the Hyatt Regency for lunch, following which Oli will receive the prime minister at The Dwarika's Hotel in Battisputali for a high-level meeting. Read More »

David Goodall ends his life by euthanasia

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Goodall did not have a terminal illness but claimed the quality of his life had diminished so much in recent years that he no longer wanted to continue living. The scientist, who was not terminally ill, had asked for no funeral or remembrance ceremony. However, there are some changes in the works ― last fall, the state of Victoria became the first in the country to legalize assisted dying in specific cases. Read More »

Bodies Found In Mass Tragedy In Southwest

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WA police chief commissioner Chris Dawson . Mr Dawson said the bodies discovered at the scene had "gunshot wounds" and firearms were found at the scene. In 1996, a lone gunman killed 35 people and injured 23 in Tasmania state, prompting Australia to adopt tough gun control laws. "We have no information to say there are any other public safety concerns at this stage". Read More »

Almost all of Iran's military capabilities in Syria destroyed

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The worst-case scenario, he said, is that the conflict spreads to Lebanon and Hezbollah decides to launch rockets into Israel from there and Israel responds as it has to the attacks from Syria. Israel, as it has typically done in similar incidents, neither confirmed nor denied a role. The remains of an Iranian drone that was shot down by the Israeli Air Force after it penetrated Israeli airspace on February 10, 2018. Read More »

Trump says GOP had 'great night' in primaries

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GOP voters in IN, meanwhile, chose wealthy businessman Mike Braun over two sitting congressmen to lead the party's charge against a vulnerable Democratic senator in the fall. And I am proud to stand before you and celebrate the hardworking people who are the absolute backbone of America. It has caused painful memories of Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican who lost a long-held Republican seat previous year after The Washington Post reported that he made unwanted sexual advances to teenage girls ... Read More »

Frantic mom grabs sheriff's deputy to save baby's life

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When he realised the CPR wasn't working, Nix rushed the boy to the closest medical centre. "I'm not ready on medics". Nix attempted to revive Kingston before telling dispatch he was going to a hospital and wasn't going to wait for an ambulance. Read More »

Support for President Donald J. Trump's Nominee for CIA Director Gina Haspel

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I know that those who used enhanced interrogation methods and those who approved them wanted to protect Americans from harm. He remarked: "When I voted to declassify the committee's report on the program in 2014, I wrote about my serious concerns regarding the destruction of videotapes documenting interrogation sessions and said that those involved in the decision to destroy those records against the clear direction of senior USA officials should no longer be leading the agency". Read More »

United Kingdom govt apologises, awards compensation to Libya's Belhaj

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Fatima was pregnant when she and her husband, the head of an opposition group, were seized in Thailand by Central Intelligence Agency operatives on a tip-off from UK's MI6 spies and flown to Libya as part of a secret "deal in the desert" between Libya's leader Gaddafi and then Prime Minister Tony Blair. Read More »

Trump and Iran: The Big Winner is Vladimir Putin

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The people of Iran must not have any concerns for the country's future, said the President adding: "From weeks and months ago, we had come to the conclusion that Trump will not be loyal to global commitments, including the JCPOA, an we have taken economic decisions on this basis". Read More »

Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav engaged to Aishwarya Rai

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However, in a hush-hush ceremony yesterday, the duo got engaged at a five-star hotel in Patna . Her fiance Tej Pratap Yadav is Lalu Yadav's eldest son. Several other politicians were also expected to be a part of the engagement ceremony . Tej Pratap, Bihar's former health minister, is also the eldest of the 9 children of former Bihar Chief Minister, Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife, Rabri Devi. Read More »

Trove of Russian-backed Facebook ads show 2016 strategy at work

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Facebook says ten million Americans saw the ads , and 146 million, or almost half of the USA population, may have been reached by content from Russian operatives such as status updates and videos on Facebook and Instagram. Since releasing the ads, Facebook has been trying to prevent similar foreign manipulation in other elections around the world, as well as in this year's USA congressional elections. Read More »

The Meaning Behind Miranda Kerr's Newborn Son's Name

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Kerr , 35, already shares a 7-year-old son with her ex Orlando Bloom . Now, according to TMZ who have obtained the couple's birth certificate, Miranda Kerr has given birth to a little boy and the proud parents have chosen to name him Hart Kerr Speigel. Read More »

Three GOP State Sens. Lost Primaries Tuesday in West Virginia

Jenkins came in second, earning 40,131 votes , or 29.28 percent, followed by Blankenship, who tallied 27,406 votes, or 20 percent. The rise of Braun and the tone of the Republican campaigns in all three states underscored the deep animosity toward Washington that has persisted in the GOP even after Trump's election. Read More »

Wet wipes will face ban under new United Kingdom plastic rules

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Wet wipes could soon be banned in the UK. "It looks natural but when you get close you can see that these clumps are composed of wet wipes mixed with twigs and mud". Wet wipes - which includes the make-up and baby kind too - are set to be banned as part of a 25-year environment plan, which pledges to drastically cut down on single use plastic. Read More »

Polls close in tight Malaysia vote With Najib's future at stake

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The election commission said Mahathir's opposition alliance had won 115 seats, over the threshold of 112 seats needed to form a government. Citizens were also unhappy with rising costs. Razak of any wrongdoing. Pakatan Harapan chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will seek an audience with the Agong today. In an even more unlikely change of heart, Mahathir buried a feud with Anwar, 70, previous year and the two agreed to join forces to topple Najib. Read More »