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Melania Trump celebrates 47th birthday in DC

Melania Trump celebrates 47th birthday in DC

Melania Trump has said she intends to fight cyber-bullying. As for Melania? She's stayed relatively silent about her own birthday on social media and instead stuck to her First Lady duties. The article dusts off a few rinse and repeated bombshells (most of which are swiftly dismissed by Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham). Although it is traditional for first ladies to accompany the spouses of visiting foreign leaders around Washington, Melania Trump has not fulfilled that aspect of ... Read More

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Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

Ahead of a 7 May run-off against centrist Emmanuel Macron, these are some conclusions that can be drawn by plotting Le Pen's scores in France's "departments"-similar to counties-against government data on key social and economic factors". Le Pen has called on French Jews to make these "sacrifices" to curb radical Islam and has promised to be French Jewry's "shield" against Islam. Le Pen has called for France to take back control of its borders from the European Union and deport all ... Read More

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Sukma attack: Rajnath Singh pays tribute to fallen soldiers

Sukma attack: Rajnath Singh pays tribute to fallen soldiers

As news reached the families of six CRPF personnel, who were among the 25 uniformed men killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Monday, there was a sudden wave of sorrow and anger among thousands of villagers. He said that the Congress should reflect on it, and should also answer that have Maoists incidents only started now. The area where the deadly blood bath took place is considered the stronghold of south Bastar Divisional Committee of the Naxals headed by Maoist commander Raghu and ... Read More

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Anzac Day commemorated at Tugu Negara in solemn ceremony

Those three words are synonymous with Anzac Day and its traditions of biting cold and sometimes damp dawn services , bugle players, marches with ever thinning ranks of war veterans. "Excuse me, sir, would you like your plume back?" she asked. Her excellency Professor the Honourable Governor Kate Warner AC told the Anzac Day service at the Hobart Cenotaph it had not always been the case that the role of women had been "fully included" in the national reflection on Australia's losses in World ... Read More

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Trump signs order curbing foreign workers

Trump signs order curbing foreign workers

Trump signed an executive order billed as "Hire American, Buy American" yesterday afternoon (18 April) at the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on (SNA) in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The language in the order is vague regarding its effect on foreign workers; the action may modify the visa selections process or lower the annual limit of workers. Read More

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Novelist and conservationist Kuki Gallman shot in Kenya

Novelist and conservationist Kuki Gallman shot in Kenya

The 73-year-old Italian-born Gallman, who also wrote the bestselling memoir I Dreamed of Africa , owned the Laikipia Nature Conservancy and has always been protesting against encroachment by herders. He said a "a small handful of inciters" were driving the violence in the region. The incident was the latest of a string of attacks during land invasions in drought-stricken northern Kenya. Read More

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5 people killed in Queens house fire police say

Fire officials said the entire house was consumed in flames by the time they showed up, just minutes after FDNY first received a phone call around 2:30 p.m. It's the largest loss of life in a fire since seven children were killed in a house fire in Midwood in 2015. New York City officials say five people, including children, are dead and multiple people have been injured in a house fire. Read More

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Yet Again, Court Finds Intentional Racial Discrimination In Texas Voting Rights Case

Yet Again, Court Finds Intentional Racial Discrimination In Texas Voting Rights Case

That was when a U.S. District Court found congressional districts were intentionally drawn in order to discriminate against black and Latino voters . Earlier this month, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi again found intentional discrimination in Texas' voter ID law , two years after she likened the ballot-box rules to a "poll tax" meant to suppress minority voters. Read More

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Raheel Sharif leaves for Saudi to command military alliance

Raheel Sharif leaves for Saudi to command military alliance

Iran too had expressed reservations on the military alliance. Pakistan has said it will not take part in any action against Muslim countries, including Iran, which is not part of the coalition. "It was correct that Pakistan had contacted Iranian officials before issuing the NOC, but it did not indicate that Iran was satisfied with this decision or it had accepted the same", he said. Read More

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Demand to see Trump's tax returns will only grow

Demand to see Trump's tax returns will only grow

Documents from Trump's 2005 federal tax returns, obtained by investigative reporter David Cay Johnston, showed the president paid $38 million in taxes on income of more than $150 million. During the campaign trail, President Trump promised to release his tax returns but after 86 days in office, he has yet to do so. Many featured oversized inflatable chickens with the President's features, suggesting Mr Trump is too afraid to make details of his tax affairs public. Read More

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'Mother of all bombs' has Afghans divided

Afghan officials had earlier said the bombing had killed 36 IS fighters, adding that there there were "no military and civilian casualties at all". In addition, said an administration official who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the attack also reinforces the message that US President Donald Trump has given his military commanders freer rein than did his predecessor, Barack Obama. Read More

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North Korean test missile explodes on launch

North Korean test missile explodes on launch

Ahead of Pence's arrival, North Korea's vice foreign minister told The Associated Press in an interview that Trump was the culprit of escalating tensions through his tweets and expansion of military exercises, arguing that the USA was becoming "more vicious and more aggressive" under Trump compared to his predecessor. Read More

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AC Milan salvage draw against Inter on Zapata goal

AC Milan salvage draw against Inter on Zapata goal

Pressure has been mounting on Pioli, while the mood in the Milan camp has been one of positivity following six victories in their last nine and the long-awaited completion of the €740million takeover by Chinese investors this week. But we never gave up and in the end we managed to equalise. Milan derby is on this weekend as AC Milan take on Inter Milan in a game that should be thrilling to watch. Read More

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Shops reopen after fire at Bellagio retail annex

Shops reopen after fire at Bellagio retail annex

Fire damages Bellagio Hotel in. No one was injured, and damage was limited to the roof of the Via Bellagio shops. The fire was contained to the exterior roof of a high-end retail section of the building. Haydu says crews had trouble reaching the rooftop adjacent to the iconic dancing fountains near the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road. Parts of the Las Vegas strip were shut down Thursday evening, April 13th due to a fire at a popular hotel-casino. Read More

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6th Day of Deliberations in Aaron Hernandez Trial

6th Day of Deliberations in Aaron Hernandez Trial

Hernandez was overcome with emotion as the verdict was read, moving his head from side to side, wiping his eyes and weeping. Bradley testified he awoke in the back seat of a auto to see Hernandez pointing a gun between his eyes. Hernandez denied killing the men. Jury forewoman Lindsey Stringer read a statement outside court noting the more than 70 witnesses and over 380 exhibits presented in the case. Read More

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HIV/AIDS Bill Passed by Parliament

HIV/AIDS Bill Passed by Parliament

The bill was introduced to help strengthen the rights of the people who have been suffering from HIV or AIDS. Following the passage of the bill, Union Health Minister JP Nadda tweeted: "The #HIVAIDSBill puts obligations of the establishments to provide safe working environment for the #HIV affected people". Read More

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South African opposition marks Zuma's birthday with protest

The tools of the worldwide financial system are coming to their rescue, adding pressure to force the government to change course, to keep our leaders in line with the dictates of global capital. There's a unsafe binary logic that has crept into the discourse on South Africa's credit downgrades. The ruling African National Congress (ANC) party, which has a majority in parliament, has said it will vote against the motion, due on April 18. Read More

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Chief Keef Reportedly Arrested In Miami

Chief Keef Reportedly Arrested In Miami

While Keef was charged with DUI, 4 others were charged with misdemeanor and possession of weed. Devante Reaves, who was a passenger in the Altima, was also charged with marijuana possession and had an outstanding warrant. "It's OK, when you find weed in my urine, I'll just get my attorney to get my marijuana card", he reportedly told officers, the Herald reports. Adding, "You'll find weed in me". Read More

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China lashes out at India for arranging Dalai Lama visit

China lashes out at India for arranging Dalai Lama visit

The Buddhist monk spoke Saturday at a news conference during a visit to the northeast Indian town of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh state, which borders China. This is published unedited from the PTI feed. While China is militarily and economically strong and many world governments think twice before antagonising China on any count, nevertheless the fact remains that the world knows that China's position on Tibet is unjustifiable and unacceptable. Read More

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