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Syria Intensifies Operation in Douma, Makes More Gains

Syria Intensifies Operation in Douma, Makes More Gains

The violence came after almost two weeks of calm in the last rebel-held town in the area known as eastern Ghouta after the Russians have agreed with the Army of Islam to evacuate the area toward rebel-held regions north of the country. "People still need me", he said. Moscow announced a deal with Jaish al-Islam last Sunday, ushering in three consecutive days of evacuations from Douma that saw almost 3,000 fighters and civilians bussed to northern Syria. Read More

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Indian MoD Issues RFI to Procure 110 Fighter Jets

Indian MoD Issues RFI to Procure 110 Fighter Jets

The RFI spelt out that a maximum of 16 flyaway aircraft would be purchased from the global manufacturer and the rest are to be made in India under a strategic partnership model. The Air Force is banking on Rafale, Sukhoi 30s and indigenous Tejas and now with the process for 110 new fighters starting hoping to fill the critical gap at the earliest. Read More

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German court orders Carles Puigdemont's release on bail

German court orders Carles Puigdemont's release on bail

The court ordered Puigdemont's release on about $90,000 bail. Spain's Supreme Court reactivated global arrest warrants last month for Puigdemont and four other Catalan politicians who went into self-imposed exile past year. But in a blow to the Spanish probe, a northern German state court ruled Thursday that the lack of violence in the Catalan independence bid meant that Puigdemont can't be punished for rebellion under German law. Read More

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Woods driving well, birdies 3rd hole at Masters

Woods driving well, birdies 3rd hole at Masters

Their games are well suited to the demands of the Augusta course. And hey, don't forget Phil. He's typically been a slow starter at Augusta, having shot under par just once (a 68 in 2010) in the opening round. Woods complimented Parziale's game, and said nice things to a Masters representative about his caddie father after the round. From there, Garcia went to the drop area where he hit four more wedge shots that came back into the water, finally getting a 5th on the green and 1-putting ... Read More

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Liberal cruises in Wisconsin court race, and Dems see hope

Liberal cruises in Wisconsin court race, and Dems see hope

Those same "Big government special interests" that flooded Wisconsin with "distorted facts and misinformation" will next employ their winning strategy against him , he predicted. "Tonight's results show we are at risk of a #BlueWave in WI", Walker tweeted Tuesday evening. Politically, it will be widely interpreted as a possible omen for November, when Republican Governor Scott Walker, Democratic U.S. Read More

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Lawyer linked to Trump campaign sentenced in Russian Federation meddling probe

In February Van der Zwaan pleaded guilty to making false statements concerning his phone calls, and emails with Richard Gates , a former aide for the Trump campaign. According to a two-page indictment released by the special counsel's office February 20, the Ukraine-connected attorney misled authorities about his most recent contact with Gates; deleted and failed to produce emails Mueller's team had requested; and misrepresented his involvement in an worldwide law firm's report on ... Read More

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Severe weather threat for Golden Triangle Tuesday

Severe weather threat for Golden Triangle Tuesday

Damaging wind gusts and brief, line-embedded tornadoes will be our primary concerns starting in the early afternoon across the western half of the area. Get those weather radios ready - severe weather may be in the works again tonight . Rain should exit by mid Wednesday afternoon , followed by more windy conditions and falling temperatures through the remainder of the day. Read More

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Kentucky teachers rally at Capitol over state budget

Kentucky teachers rally at Capitol over state budget

Fallin said the corrections and health and human services also need more money. Chisholm teacher, Karen Smith, explained why they marched saying, "They put the raises through but no funding, that doesn't work". Oklahoma City Public Schools announced its campuses would be shut through Tuesday. Oklahoma teachers rank 49th in pay and haven't received a raise in more than a decade. Read More

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Coldwater baseball and softball seasons get rolling

Coldwater baseball and softball seasons get rolling

She said the Panthers have embraced that and it has helped with their performance. Stockton baseball: The Ospreys (2-9) were swept at Swarthmore College, falling 6-0 and 10-0, managing just five hits in 14 innings, two by John Perrino. "Our motto is to punch back every single inning, meaning we want to put runs on the board every inning". Losses continued with a 3-2 clincher against Babson College and a merciless 9-1 loss to Calvin College. Read More

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SpaceX attempts high speed boat recovery of the Falcon 9's nosecone

SpaceX attempts high speed boat recovery of the Falcon 9's nosecone

However, it is attempting to recover part of the fairing, which is the nose cone on the top of the rocket that protects the satellites on their way into space. However, the recovery of the fairing is certainly something that the company would like to accomplish. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 10 Iridium Next satellites from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday, March 30. Read More

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Roseanne success nearly made Sara Gilbert cry on The Talk

Roseanne success nearly made Sara Gilbert cry on The Talk

On Tuesday evening, just before the revival of her ABC sitcom " Roseanne " premiered, Barr tweeted the words "NAZI SALUTE" in response to a Twitter user who tagged Hogg in a tweet. 1, followed by Cincinnati and Kansas City, Mo". The show featured a conservative central character and was canceled by ABC past year. She added that she's not an apologist for the president and doesn't agree with all he's said and done. Read More

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Trump to push for infrastructure in Ohio

Trump to push for infrastructure in Ohio

But the plan relies heavily on state and local governments for the bulk of the spending, raising concerns among members of Congress about the possibility of higher commuter tolls and the sale of assets to raise the money. "We are moving along very nicely with North Korea". She worked for the Trump organization before serving as the Trump campaign's one-woman press shop and has been working at the White House since Trump's inauguration. Read More

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Prosecutor reviewing Republican complaints against Federal Bureau of Investigation

Prosecutor reviewing Republican complaints against Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sessions isn't specifying the issues, but Republicans have called for special counsels to investigate Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal. "It is a shame that the Inspector General has to devote resources to investigate a conspiracy theory as fact-free, openly political, and thoroughly debunked as the President's so-called 'FISA abuse, ' " Nadler said in a statement. Read More

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Gates Knew Campaign Contact was Russian Intelligence, Says Mueller Document

Gates Knew Campaign Contact was Russian Intelligence, Says Mueller Document

Van der Zwaan, who was sacked by Skadden, is hoping that he can join his pregnant wife in Europe for the expected birth of their son in August, his lawyers said. Manafort and Mr. Gates on behalf of various Russia-aligned oligarchs and political parties. He added that Kilimnik forwarded it to Manafort, who "advised me to add that the Yanukovych government also worked actively with the United States on nuclear disarmament and with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation". Read More

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Narendra Modi app allegedly sharing user data without consent

Narendra Modi app allegedly sharing user data without consent

CleverTap responded to the controversy by saying that its employees "don't have access to any of the data stored with it by a publisher", as reported by the Hindustan Times . Along with Prime Minister, party president Amit Shah was also present during the meeting. "He's the Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians", Gandhi tweeted, referring to India's version of the "Big Brother" TV show. Read More

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Missing Hollywood actress Adeaa Shabani's body found in shallow grave

Missing Hollywood actress Adeaa Shabani's body found in shallow grave

On Feb. 23 Shabani was last seen leaving her home with a fellow aspiring actor named Christopher Spotz , 33, who fatally shot himself last week during a police chase in Riverside County. She came from Macedonia and had been in Los Angeles less than two years, according to her friends. Her anxious family flew in from Macedonia to help in the search for her, even hiring a private investigator and offering a £17,729 reward. Read More

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Karnataka poll date leak: Election Commission sets up probe panel

Karnataka poll date leak: Election Commission sets up probe panel

The Karnataka Assembly elections will see 56,696 polling stations, an increase of nearly 9 per cent compared to the last election, the Election Commission said at the press conference. "If Lingayats perceive Congress as the first political party to have fought for their cause of getting them a separate religion and minority tag, we (Congress) expect a marginal gain from it", the KPCC chief said. Read More

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South Korea likely to be exempt from U.S. steel tariffs

South Korea likely to be exempt from U.S. steel tariffs

South Korea's trade minister Kim Hyon-chong speaks during a briefing at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul. The latest agreement removed two uncertainties. This is because no US automaker is now selling more than 50,000 cars a year in South Korea although the number of American vehicles made in the USA, complying with US vehicle safety standards and allowed to be exported to South Korea without safety inspection in South Korea has been doubled to 50,000 a year. Read More

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Two officers who fatally shot Alton Sterling won't be charged

Two officers who fatally shot Alton Sterling won't be charged

This comes after the Department of Justice ruled not to charge officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II in the shooting of Alton Sterling on the federal level in 2017. "The Louisiana Department of Justice can not proceed with a prosecution of either Officer Lake or Officer Salamoni". "It takes courage to be a prosecutor and it takes courage to fight for justice", Stewart said. Read More

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels seven Russian staff in solidarity with United Kingdom over Salisbury attack

Skripal, a Russian military intelligence officer imprisoned by Moscow for passing on information about Russian agents in various European countries, came to Britain in a 2010 spy swap. "Today's actions by our allies clearly demonstrate that we all stand shoulder to shoulder in sending the strongest signal to the Kremlin that Russian Federation can not continue to flout worldwide law and threaten our security". Read More

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