• RIA: Moscow to Respond Appropriately to US Expulsion of Russian Envoys

    RIA: Moscow to Respond Appropriately to US Expulsion of Russian Envoys

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    Similar moves were taken the day before by16 countries of the European Union , as well as the US, Canada, Norway, Ukraine and several other countries. Britain has already expelled 23 Russian diplomats, with Moscow retaliating with a tit-for-tat move. The Russian embassy in Washington asked its Twitter followers to vote on which USA consulate should be closed, listing those in Vladivostok, St Petersburg and Yekaterinburg as options.
  • Israeli warplanes 'hit Hamas positions' in Gaza overnight

    Israeli warplanes 'hit Hamas positions' in Gaza overnight

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    Three Palestinians armed with grenades and knives who infiltrated Israel from Gaza were captured near an army base in southern Israel. A bomb disposal robot handles grenades found in the possession of three Palestinian suspects who crossed into Israel from the Gaza Strip and were caught outside the Tzeelim army base in southern Israel on March 27, 2018.
  • Another Voice: We need to protect our children from gun violence

    Another Voice: We need to protect our children from gun violence

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    Parents, grandparents, students and children marched down Higgins to Caras Park, carrying signs such as "Kids Not Guns" and "Thoughts and Prayers Will Never Be Enough". Other measures include students and school personnel being required to carry visible identification cards with them at all times while on school grounds and the assignment of additional security personnel.
  • Stormy Daniels' lawyer: This is a warning shot

    Stormy Daniels' lawyer: This is a warning shot

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    An interview with former porn star Stormy Daniels is scheduled to air on CBS' " 60 Minutes " Sunday evening. That payment, she says, was meant to buy her silence about the alleged affair. Two days after filing a lawsuit against Trump in Los Angeles Superior Court, he tweeted a photograph of himself with Daniels and journalist Anderson Cooper with the Twitter handle @ 60Minutes and no further comment.
  • Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi

    Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi

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    Rahul's remarks come just days after the BJP accused the Congress of compromising national security by roping in political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica to run its 2019 election campaign. Ovleno Business Intelligence, the India partner of Cambridge Analytica's parent company, Strategic Communications Laboratories, mentioned BJP, Congress and JD (U) as its clients on its website, which was taken down earlier this week.
  • United States tariff plan could benefit 'Made in Taiwan' products: scholars

    United States tariff plan could benefit 'Made in Taiwan' products: scholars

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    The Commerce Ministry said higher duties on pork, apples , steel pipe and other goods would offset Chinese losses due to Trump's tariff hike on steel and aluminum imports. Within 15 days, a proposed list of products to be hit with tariff increases will be announced, the Washington Post reported . Trump's move on Thursday was seen as a direct shot in a brewing trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
  • Toys 'R' Us founder dies as iconic retail chain folds

    Toys 'R' Us founder dies as iconic retail chain folds

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    While the episode didn't mention the company going out of business some on social media suggest the implication was there. Larian is pouring $100 million into the buyout bid and has raised another $100 million from investors, including real estate developer Joseph Moinian.
  • Phoenix rally organizers: Stop mass shootings

    Phoenix rally organizers: Stop mass shootings

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    The interview gave Kasky the opportunity to assert that the march, which is expected to draw as many as 500,000 to the nation's capital and hundreds of other cities around the country and even some overseas, was still controlled by the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida .
  • Spanish judge says will try 13 Catalan separatist…

    Spanish judge says will try 13 Catalan separatist…

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    One protester there, Carme Sala, said: "There are two million people who want to leave Spain and they can't put us all in prison." Catalan TV showed rallies in support of the jailed leaders elsewhere in the region including in the cities of Vic and Tarragona".
  • Big gains for BJP in Rajya Sabha elections

    Big gains for BJP in Rajya Sabha elections

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    There was a two-hour delay in the counting of votes in UP as the opposition Samajwadi Party and BSP lodged a complaint with the Election Commission. Counting was on for the tenth seat, for which the BSP's Bhimrao Ambedkar was precariously placed. Other BJP candidates, who won the elections, include Anil Jain, GVL Narsimha Rao, Sakaldeep Rajbhar, Kanta Kardam, Ashok Bajpai, Vijay Pal Tomar and Harnath Singh Yadav.
  • United Nations decries jailing of Palestinian teenage girl by Israel

    United Nations decries jailing of Palestinian teenage girl by Israel

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    They claim she has always been exploited by her family, who they accuse of using her to try to provoke Israeli soldiers on film. Her mother Nariman was sentenced to eight months in prison in addition to a fine of 6,000 shekels (around US$ 1,780) and a three-year suspended sentenced for assisting in assaulting a soldier, obstructing a soldier and incitement.
  • Bomb blast kills 1 in Egypt's Alexandria

    Bomb blast kills 1 in Egypt's Alexandria

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    The ministry said the bombing had targeted the convoy of Alexandria's security chief, General Mostafa al-Nemr. Two policemen were killed in a auto bomb attack Saturday targeting the security chief of Egypt's Alexandria, officials said, two days before the start of the country's presidential election.
  • SHARK WARNING: Whales mass stranding in SHOCK pictures

    SHARK WARNING: Whales mass stranding in SHOCK pictures

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    They were first spotted by a commercial fisherman early in the morning. A rescue operation to save the whales, some of which are still alive, has been taking place in Hamelin Bay, Australia, for three days already. One woman told the Daily Mail Australia when they initially got to the beach, they assumed all the animals were dead before noticing some were still desperately trying to get back into the water.