• More than 40000 persons return homes in towns of eastern Ghouta
More than 40000 persons return homes in towns of eastern Ghouta

Iyad Abdelaziz says there is no agreement reached to have the Army of Islam rebel faction leave Douma for north Syria and hand over the town to government forces. Local activists have said that over 100,000 civilians were trapped inside Douma, which suffered devastating damage. Medical assistance has been provided to 49 Syrians, including 21 childr...

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  • On Foundation Day, BJP vows to return in 2019, attacks opposition
On Foundation Day, BJP vows to return in 2019, attacks opposition

Shah - who landed in Mumbai on Thursday evening - will address the rally at the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) grounds. After staging a protest infront of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises against the Congress party, Union Cabinet Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar on Friday informed that all BJP MPs will observe a o...

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  • State joins others to sue U.S. over census question
State joins others to sue U.S. over census question

This proposal would then limit funds created to support some of the most vulnerable populations in each state, including low-income communities, the elderly, and children-regardless of citizenship . "In 2009, all eight former Directors of the Census Bureau under both Democratic and Republican presidents - affirmed that a citizenship questi...

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  • VSS Unity spaceship goes supersonic in its first flight
VSS Unity spaceship goes supersonic in its first flight

Virgin Galactic's original SpaceShipTwo vehicle broke apart during an October 2014 test flight that killed the co-pilot and seriously injured the pilot, in an accident that was ultimately attributed to pilot error. At this stage, the pilots raised the vehicle's tail booms to a 60 degree angle to the fuselage, into the "feathered" configuration. ...

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  • Brazil Judge Gives Lula 24 Hours To Turn Himself In
Brazil Judge Gives Lula 24 Hours To Turn Himself In

Rafael Guedes told journalists that the order will "put the spotlight even more on the ex-president". Lula claims the charges are politically motivated, and created to prevent him from running for president in October. Sen. Lindbergh Farias from the Workers' Party said vigils would be organized nationwide beginning on Friday. In Sao Paulo, Lula...

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  • Another round of storms expected Friday night - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL
Another round of storms expected Friday night - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

We will see a much cooler day Saturday under a mostly cloudy sky. The sky becomes partly cloudy overnight with lows slightly milder in the upper 40s. Scattered areas of rain and perhaps a storm or two will linger into Saturday afternoon. "According to the National Weather Service , these conditions are most likely to occur in the spring and summ...

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  • German court sets bail for ex-Catalan leader
German court sets bail for ex-Catalan leader

He has been in self-imposed exile from Spain since late past year - and was arrested on foot of a European Arrest Warrant by German authorities at the Danish border last month. The separatist majority in Catalonia's regional parliament had wanted to elect Puigdemont as Catalan president , but he fled to Belgium to escape arrest in Spain on rebelli...

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  • Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Southern California Coast
Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Southern California Coast

The Los Angeles Fire Department said it went into "earthquake mode", during which it pulls its trucks out of stations and crews begin sweeping neighborhoods to check for damage to "all major areas of concern": such as transportation infrastructures, Dodger Stadium, universities and other large places of assemblage, apartment buildings, dams and p...

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  • Get ready: 'Above-average' hurricane season is forecast
Get ready: 'Above-average' hurricane season is forecast

This year's hurricane season is shaping to be another big one with a greater than 60% chance of a major hurricane hitting the USA coastline, according to a new forecast from top meteorologists. The U.S. Climate Prediction Center will issue its outlook for 2018 in late May, according to Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Oceanic and Atmosp...

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  • No deal to legalise young Dreamer migrants, Trump vows
No deal to legalise young Dreamer migrants, Trump vows

Central American migrants arrive in Ixtepec, Mexico , before continuing their journey to the U.S. despite President Donald Trump's vow to stamp out illegal immigration. Trump said he had discussed the deployment with US Defense Secretary James Mattis, who was present for the talks with the Baltic leaders about bolstering the security along th...

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  • North American stocks sink after US and China announce tariffs, loonie slips
North American stocks sink after US and China announce tariffs, loonie slips

On the other hand, China's list reportedly includes corn, a few agri products, electric vehicles, SUVs, trucks, aircraft, propane and assorted plastic products. In fact, the second round of retaliation, which analysts have said is targeted to hit industries located in states within which much of Trump's support is based, will primarily hurt Chi...

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  • Chinese space station Tiangong 1 ends in a fiery demise
Chinese space station Tiangong 1 ends in a fiery demise

Tucker estimates that about 90 percent of the station would have burned up, but the remaining 10 percent would weigh between 1,543 and 1,764 lbs. "Most likely the debris is in the ocean, and even if people stumbled over it, it would just look like rubbish in the ocean and be spread over a huge area of thousands of square kilometers", Tucker said...

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  • Prince Philip Confessed to hospital for Operation
Prince Philip Confessed to hospital for Operation

The royal was last spotted out in public on 5th March, carriage riding around Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to King Edward VII's Hospital in Marylebone, central London , for the surgery. There's a busy few months coming up for the royal family, as the Duke and Cambridge prepare to welcome their third child, and Prince H...

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  • Prince Philip, 96, admitted to hospital for planned hip surgery
Prince Philip, 96, admitted to hospital for planned hip surgery

But the Duke has generally been of good health throughout his life and has kept active well into his later years and is thought to be keeping busy now he has effectively retired from royal duties. Queen Elizabeth paid tribute to her husband in November 1997 during their Golden Wedding Celebrations. After the second world war, he got married to...

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  • US EPA to relax fuel efficiency standards for autos
US EPA to relax fuel efficiency standards for autos

Former President Barack Obama's EPA "made assumptions about the standards that didn't comport with reality, and set the standards too high", Pruitt said in a statement . Now that the standards are being revised, automakers can meet the less-stringent fuel economy standards without requiring additional electric or hybrid vehicles in their vehicle...

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  • YouTube Employees Report Shooter At California Headquarters
YouTube Employees Report Shooter At California Headquarters

Additional details on the shooter have not been released. San Francisco General Hospital spokesman Brent Andrew told KPIX the hospital received patients from the incident but could not confirm a number. " 'I have to get out of here, ' " the woman said the colleague said. Several of the victims reportedly arrived at a nearby Carl's Jr. for hel...

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  • Ex-spy poisoning row: Britain unable to identify source of nerve agent
Ex-spy poisoning row: Britain unable to identify source of nerve agent

The chief executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down, Gary Aitkenhead, told Sky News on Tuesday that his team has so far not been able to prove the military-grade nerve agent was made in Russian Federation, which the United Kingdom and its allies have blamed for being behind the attack.

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  • Turkey's Erdogan says Akkuyu nuclear plant investment to exceed $20 billion
Turkey's Erdogan says Akkuyu nuclear plant investment to exceed $20 billion

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday embarked on a two day visit to Russia's increasingly close partner Turkey to launch the construction of its first nuclear power plant and coordinate policy on the war in Syria . Russian Federation and Turkey — along with Iran — are also working together to create "de-escalation zones" to reduce the fight...

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  • Egypt's Sisi re-elected with 97pc of vote
Egypt's Sisi re-elected with 97pc of vote

Lasheen Ibrahim, the head of Egypt's's election commission, seen on screen, announces the presidential election results during a press conference in Cairo , Monday, April 2, 2018. On March 19, the most populous Arab state wrapped up the three-day voting process of Egyptian expatriates in about 124 countries across the world. According to Egyptia...

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  • French rail workers begin months of strike in test for Macron
French rail workers begin months of strike in test for Macron

Only one in eight long-distance trains ran on Tuesday, and train connections to Switzerland, Spain and Italy were completely cancelled. Unions plan to strike two days out of every five until the end of June. One in every three trains to Germany was to operate, while the Eurostar service connecting London, Paris and Brussels was down to three ...

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  • Israeli PM suspends deportation plan for African migrants
Israeli PM suspends deportation plan for African migrants

Both countries have denied having any deal in place with Israel. Under the agreement, a minimum of 16,250 migrants would have instead been resettled in Western nations. "After having heard numerous comments on the agreement, I have examined the pros and cons and have chose to cancel the agreement", Netanyahu said in a statement.

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  • Mark Zuckerberg Calls Tim Cook's Facebook Criticism Extremely Glib'
Mark Zuckerberg Calls Tim Cook's Facebook Criticism Extremely Glib'

The Apple CEO also attacked Facebook's advertising business model and called for increased regulation of social media . Speaking with Vox journalist Ezra Klein , Zuckerberg was confronted with Cook's statement (specifically, that Apple sells products to users, rather than selling users' information to advertisers) and was quick to d...

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  • Russian Federation says rebels are leaving Syria's Douma
Russian Federation says rebels are leaving Syria's Douma

There was no immediate confirmation from the rebels, but pro-regime newspaper Al-Watan quoted "diplomatic sources" as saying the agreement would see fighters give up heavy weapons and leave Douma for northern Syria. The towns are located in a section of the Turkish-Syrian frontier where Turkey has carved out a buffer zone controlled on the ground b...

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  • 'Deeply moved': Kim watches S. Korea pop stars in concert
'Deeply moved': Kim watches S. Korea pop stars in concert

Kim clapped his hands during the performance. "He said that he was deeply moved to see our people sincerely acclaiming the performance, deepening the understanding of the popular art of the South's side ", KCNA said. He was seen in another directly addressing members of Red Velvet, which commands more than 4.6 million followers on Instagram. H...

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  • Lagosians Blast Ambode Over Public Holiday Declared for Buhari's Visit
Lagosians Blast Ambode Over Public Holiday Declared for Buhari's Visit

Shortly after his arrival, President Buhari inaugurated the Ikeja Bus Terminal which is expected to commute more than 100,000 residents across 23 bus routes in the state. President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly given an order that all blocked roads in Lagos be opened, until he is close. We are appealing that they abide by our agreement at the m...

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  • Nobel victor Malala visits hometown in Pakistan for first time
Nobel victor Malala visits hometown in Pakistan for first time

The 20-year-old rose to worldwide prominence after being shot by the Taliban in the town while working as an advocate for young women's education. In 2014, she jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize, along with Indian rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, becoming the youngest person ever to do so.

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  • Russian Federation tests new intercontinental ballistic missile
Russian Federation tests new intercontinental ballistic missile

The Sarmat is a heavy ICBM meant to replace Russia's aging, Soviet-era missiles, which form the basis of its nuclear deterrent. The test came as the Kremlin denied a USA report claiming President Donald Trump challenged his Russian counterpart during their telephone call earlier this month.

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  • Tyronn Lue to rejoin Cavs as observer, ease back into coaching role
Tyronn Lue to rejoin Cavs as observer, ease back into coaching role

He then saluted the crowd, which included pop superstar Justin Timberlake. "That's a good moment, a special moment not only for myself but for my family and for so many kids that look up to me for inspiration to know that you can actually go out there and do it and know where I've come from", he said.

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  • Kentucky police: Suspect in death probe shot behind school
Kentucky police: Suspect in death probe shot behind school

The suspect in the shooting death of an off-duty police officer has been shot and killed by authorities in Tennessee. People lined the street in front of the Hopkinsville Police Department Friday afternoon, as a procession of police cars with blue lights flashing escorted the hearse carrying officer Phillip Meacham.

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  • Mega Millions jackpot winning numbers
Mega Millions jackpot winning numbers

The victor will receive an estimated $521 million, amounting to the fourth largest jackpot in the history of Mega Millions. The jackpot is the fourth largest in the history of the game , which has been played since 2002. For Powerball, it's one in roughly 292 million. When someone eventually does win the jackpot on a future drawing, it could s...

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  • Salem Lions Easter Egg Hunt Set for Sunday
Salem Lions Easter Egg Hunt Set for Sunday

The city's "Traditional Easter Bonnet" and "Contemporary Hat" contests will take place immediately following the egg hunt. Kelsey Winters attended the Egg-ceptional Egg Hunt for the first time with her daughter, 18-month-old Re'Ella Clark.

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  • North, South Korea to hold summit on April 27
North, South Korea to hold summit on April 27

Thursday's meeting was the first high-level dialogue between the two Koreas since the delegation returned from the North. The two Koreas agreed Thursday to hold what will be only their third summit since the 1950 to 1953 Korean War on April 27, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, following talks in the border village of Panmunjom.

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  • Your Easter weather for Sussex
Your Easter weather for Sussex

Originally, the region were expected to be battered by strong northerly winds - which could have brought with it a third round of snow. "Down to relatively low levels overnight and that could cause a few problems certainly potentially turning things icy for Friday morning".

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  • Malala returns to Pakistan
Malala returns to Pakistan

The citizens of Pakistan were honored to have her return , as Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi pointed out, "When she went away, she was a child". On March 23, when her homeland celebrated Pakistan Day, Yousafzai tweeted: "I cherish fond memories of home, of playing cricket on rooftops and singing the national anthem in school.

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  • Egypt: Sisi Hails Turnout of Masses in Presidential Elections
Egypt: Sisi Hails Turnout of Masses in Presidential Elections

Almost 60 million Egyptians out of the country's 104 million population are eligible to vote in some 13,700 polling stations nationwide. However, the opposition, which boycotted the election campaign, and local observers note the passivity of the Egyptians during the voting.

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  • India seeks greater market access for its goods and services in China
India seeks greater market access for its goods and services in China

Expressing his views on the Doklam standoff, Bambawale said India reacted after Chinese military changed the status quo in Doklam. Besides China, the area is also claimed by Bhutan. Hua, however, commended Bambawale's comments that India has no concern about China's rise instead regard it as a motivation and China is not a competitor, rival or a ...

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  • No winning ticket sold for Mega Millions drawing
No winning ticket sold for Mega Millions drawing

More than 35,000 tickets were sold across the state for Tuesday's drawing and three matched four of the five numbers and the Mega Ball. The jackpot has a cash option prize, which is estimated to be about $274.5 million. The profit from all Mega Million tickets bought in Virginia goes toward K-12 public education in the Commonwealth. Jackpot priz...

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  • Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati hands herself in to police in Scotland
Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati hands herself in to police in Scotland

Catalonia's parliament has passed a symbolic motion affirming the right of the Spanish region's former separatist leader Carles Puigdemont to be re-elected to his old job, even though he is in jail and facing a possible trial. "She can not believe that she is being held responsible for the violence that took place on the day of the referendum". ...

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  • Latest Forecast: Rain And Snow Starts Wednesday Afternoon
Latest Forecast: Rain And Snow Starts Wednesday Afternoon

He said: "We are about to see a significant drop in temperatures as winds veer in from a more northerly and easterly direction". As Sunday progresses, temperatures in the south will climb to around 8C or 9C - lower than the average 11C or 12C.

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  • Warmer Wednesday then back to wintry weather
Warmer Wednesday then back to wintry weather

It will be rain showers and gusty wind during the afternoon on Wednesday . Gusts are expected around 60 miles per hour with occasional gusts as high as 80 miles per hour can't be ruled out. This very cold air will drop overnight lows into the teens with daytime highs struggling to reach the 30s on Saturday . Thursday , we're good to go with an...

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