• Scalise: I 'Wouldn't Run Against' McCarthy for Speaker
Scalise: I 'Wouldn't Run Against' McCarthy for Speaker

Fox host Brian Kilmeade asked Scalise if he anxious about the message it sent to the party over whether Paul's prospective retirement showed there was pessimism about keeping the majority. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows told reporters Wednesday that while he has a preference in the speaker's race he will "absolutely not" share who t...

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  • New Zealand bans new offshore oil and gas exploration
New Zealand bans new offshore oil and gas exploration

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's media release put it like this: "The coalition government is taking an important step to address climate change and create a clean, green and sustainable future for New Zealand ". New Zealand Oil & Gas this week acquired a 25% interest in an onshore exploration opportunity in Taranaki, which will be drilled in the f...

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  • Softball coach Mike Roberts wants his team to play with passion
Softball coach Mike Roberts wants his team to play with passion

But against the run of play Welton made it 2-0. In their opening round, Oakdale shut out Tokay 3-0 behind the pitching of senior Shawn Merriam. Beckham would also move around the base paths on the wild pitches, putting him on third base with Reece Kulick in the batters box.

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  • Arenado charges mound, benches clear at Rockies, Padres game
Arenado charges mound, benches clear at Rockies, Padres game

Tensions from Tuesday's game - when the Padres' Manuel Margot was hit by a 95 miles per hour fastball from Rockies reliever Scott Oberg and ended up on the disabled list with bruised ribs - carried over. Cordero atoned with a solo homer as part of San Diego's three-run the sixth. The Rockies and Padres have traded hit batters in recent days...

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  • Baby boy born four years AFTER his parents died in auto crash
Baby boy born four years AFTER his parents died in auto crash

However, Shen Jie and his wife Liu Xi died in a vehicle accident on Mar 20, 2013, just before a scheduled procedure to transplant the embryos, according to the report. To avoid any citizenship issues, the surrogate was later brought back to China on a tourist visa to give birth. According to The Guardian , the new grandparents had to undergo DNA...

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  • Comey Says Trump Is Like a 'Mob Boss' in Upcoming Interview
Comey Says Trump Is Like a 'Mob Boss' in Upcoming Interview

The Republican National Committee launched the lyincomey.com website on Thursday, which highlights previous criticisms of Comey by Democrats and urges visitors to "check the facts" before believing any claims his "grandstanding book" will make.

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  • AMCD Supports Pompeo for Secretary of State
AMCD Supports Pompeo for Secretary of State

Pompeo, who tweeted about rolling back the deal as a House lawmaker, avoided a direct answer when asked if he would tell Trump to leave the deal, if a compromise can't be found. This long-held policy position may prove consequential as Trump mulls potential military action in Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta o...

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  • Charges laid in historical child sexual assault investigation in Goulburn
Charges laid in historical child sexual assault investigation in Goulburn

The accused was arrested on April 8 and a special court for the POCSO Act sent him in police custody till April 12, Avhad said, adding that a probe is underway. Harper told police that he and the woman had been having an ongoing sexual relationship, even though she knew he was HIV positive, KSAT reported. Police charged Disbrow with felony counts...

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  • Accused serial killer Bruce McArthur charged with 7th murder
Accused serial killer Bruce McArthur charged with 7th murder

McArthur had already been charged with the first-degree murder of six other men who are believed to have died between 2010 and 2017. The news conference where Toronto Police will be giving out the details of the investigation has been scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

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  • EU Countries Sign Blockchain Partnership - Progress Made
EU Countries Sign Blockchain Partnership - Progress Made

Blockchain technology is a system of organization of distributed databases. Some 22 European countries have this week signed an agreement to collaborate and work on creating EU-wide blockchain applications, in an attempt to support the EU Digital Single Market and avoid fragmentation across member states.

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  • How American alum Andre Ingram just became the NBA's best story
How American alum Andre Ingram just became the NBA's best story

In addition to the hot shooting, Ingram also pulled down three rebounds, handed out one assist and added one steal and three blocks as well. Kuzma (sprained ankle) was ruled out for Tuesday night's loss against Houston and is unlikely to play in Wednesday's season finale against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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  • Iran says 7 dead in Syria strike will 'not go unanswered'
Iran says 7 dead in Syria strike will 'not go unanswered'

But Israeli officials said the Tiyas, or T-4, air base was being used by troops from Iran and that Israel would not accept such a presence in Syria by its arch foe. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called the strike on the base a "very risky development". Israel carried out strikes against a Syrian government base in the country's centre ...

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  • Delhi's IGI Airport breaks into world's top 20 busiest aerodromes
Delhi's IGI Airport breaks into world's top 20 busiest aerodromes

Apart from this, Delhi Airport has been ranked at the first position in the category of Airport Service Quality for airports that have a volume of more than 40 million passengers per annum. Total passenger traffic in IGI airport grew by 14.1 percent in 2017. The ranking rose from 13th place to 12th place. YYZ was the busiest Canadian airport ...

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  • Justice Department to Allow Bayer's Acquisition of Monsanto After Company Concessions
Justice Department to Allow Bayer's Acquisition of Monsanto After Company Concessions

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Monsanto ( MON ) Share Price" was originally reported by The Lincolnian Online and is the sole property of of The Lincolnian Online. Shares of Creve Coeur-based Monsanto , the world's biggest seed company, approached a four-year high on the news, before clos...

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  • Oldest man enjoys sweets, samurai dramas and soaking in Japan's hot springs
Oldest man enjoys sweets, samurai dramas and soaking in Japan's hot springs

The supercentenarian, whose family has run a hot springs inn for four generations, was certified Tuesday as the world's oldest living man, at age 112 years, 259 days. Masazo Nonaka, from Ashoro, Japan , is officially the oldest man alive. Nonaka is said to be extremely fond of his pets and added if he does not like his dinner he would often give...

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  • Police Arrest 2 Men In Connection With Saturday Homicide
Police Arrest 2 Men In Connection With Saturday Homicide

No charges have been declared for its 12-year-old. He has been identified as 32-year-old Manuel Herrera. Paramedics also treated and transported his passenger to the hospital in stable condition after she sustained an ear injury. Police declined to specify the type of instruments. He has a lengthy arrest history having been taken into custody for...

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  • Real Madrid Hosts Juventus, Bayern Munich Wary Of Sevilla Threat
Real Madrid Hosts Juventus, Bayern Munich Wary Of Sevilla Threat

Bayern come into the clash brimming with confidence after securing their sixth consecutive Bundesliga title with a 4-1 victory over FC Augsburg on Saturday. While Sevilla started off very strong in the first-leg match, surprising Bayern with a spirited start paying off in an early goal, they were not able to keep up that endurance and the mo...

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  • Trump to skip 'Summit of the Americas' to deal with Syria
Trump to skip 'Summit of the Americas' to deal with Syria

President Donald Trump will skip a summit in Latin America this week to oversee the USA response to a suspected chemical attack in Syria after he threatened military action, the White House confirmed Tuesday. Trump found himself consumed by the Cohen raids Monday, fuming in private as well as going on a tirade about the "witch hunt" in front...

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  • China's president promises to cut auto import tariff
China's president promises to cut auto import tariff

Trump has also said the ongoing trade dispute may generate " a little pain " in the short term, including big losses on Wall Street. The comments from both countries followed a week of escalating tariff threats sparked by US frustration with China's trade and intellectual property policies, worrying financial markets over potential damage to glob...

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  • Vettel holds on to win again in Bahrain with Alonso in seventh
Vettel holds on to win again in Bahrain with Alonso in seventh

Hamilton was only fifth and fourth respectively in Friday's two practice sessions with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen setting the overall pace. Hamilton, who voiced his frustrations over the radio on several occasions, completed the podium in third place.

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  • Phil Mickelson hits driver off the deck to six feet, makes eagle
Phil Mickelson hits driver off the deck to six feet, makes eagle

Woods bogeyed the first after failing to get up and down from a greenside bunker and twice found sand on the par-five second to drop another shot. Reed, who began the day with a two-shot lead, took full advantage of a dampened Augusta National setup with a five-under 67 that left him at 14-under for the week and staring down at a leaderboard fill...

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  • Syria, Russia accuse Israel over strike on Syrian air base
Syria, Russia accuse Israel over strike on Syrian air base

SANA reported that there were deaths and injuries as a result of the attack but did not give exact figures. Israel has accused Damascus of allowing Iran to set up a complex at the T-4 base to supply arms to its ally, Lebanon's Hezbollah, and in the past its forces have hit convoys and bases of Iranian-backed militias that fight alongside Assad's...

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  • Trump says 'many people' have told him to fire Robert Mueller
Trump says 'many people' have told him to fire Robert Mueller

Minutes later he publicly unleashed his sharpest invective to date against the sweeping investigation, calling the Monday search "a disgrace". Agents are believed to be looking into a $130,000 payment that attorney Michael Cohen allegedly made just before the election to porn star Stormy Daniels .

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  • Presidential Twitter tirade on Mexico's migrant caravan: The truth behind the noise
Presidential Twitter tirade on Mexico's migrant caravan: The truth behind the noise

He watches the news daily to get an update on the estimated 1,000 men, women and children walking from Central America into Mexico, many of whom have hopes of seeking asylum at USA ports of entry. "Five migrants who were part of the caravan arrived here this week, but they're already gone", he said. "We are looking for some reaction, some cha...

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  • Ronaldo's Record Strike Not Enough For Madrid Derby Win
Ronaldo's Record Strike Not Enough For Madrid Derby Win

While Ronaldo's goal will dominate the headlines, Real were denied the spoils as Antoine Griezmann grabbed an equaliser shortly after, with the game then ending 1-1. It is true that there is nobody else who does that. We can't sit back or consider approaching it in any other way. On reflection, Zidane felt the points being shared just about f...

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  • Germany praises bail decision for ex-Catalan leader
Germany praises bail decision for ex-Catalan leader

Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont addresses a news conference in Berlin , Germany, April 7, 2018. The German court's decision to release Puigdemont on bail is a setback for the Spanish judiciary's efforts to crack down on the separatist movement.

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  • YouTube shooting: the suspect's final days
YouTube shooting: the suspect's final days

Police declined to name the firearm retailer or the local gun range where Aghdam practiced shooting before driving to YouTube Tuesday, citing the ongoing investigation. Three YouTube employees were injured at the shooting on the San Bruno before Aghdam turned the gun on herself. It lists four YouTube channels for the woman - one in Fa...

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  • PM Narendra Modi lacks guts to face Congress in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi
PM Narendra Modi lacks guts to face Congress in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi

Travelling in a Metro train to walking down the popular streets of Bengaluru and having kulfi from a roadside ice cream parlour, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today did it all in "aam aadmi" style. RSS leaders in Karnataka could not be reached for comment despite repeated attempts. The leader said, "The natural sort of political environment w...

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  • Brazilian media: Ex-president Lula surrenders
Brazilian media: Ex-president Lula surrenders

The leftist icon, who despite the scandal leads easily in polls ahead of October's presidential election, only surrendered after a lengthy showdown with the authorities in his hometown Sao Bernardo do Campo, near Sao Paulo. He left office with a sky-high approval rate of 83 percent and was once called "the most popular politician on Earth" by for...

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  • Hungary election: Viktor Orban's Fidesz party hopes for third straight term
Hungary election: Viktor Orban's Fidesz party hopes for third straight term

Prime Minister Viktor Orban is seeking his third consecutive term. She said young people are rejecting the authoritarian government and her 2 daughters have left Hungary. While voters were no longer allowed to join queues at polling stations as of 1700 GMT, those already in line will be allowed to cast their ballots, a process that can take hou...

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  • Israeli Forces Journalist Target During
Israeli Forces Journalist Target During "Great March" Succumbs To His Injuries

Palestinian protesters and civil defense evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, April 6, 2018 . An Israeli civilian shot a Palestinian man who allegedly pulled out a screwdriver and tried to stab him, according to Israeli police. The nine dead Palestinians, including ...

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  • Art Dealer Killed in Trump Tower Fire
Art Dealer Killed in Trump Tower Fire

President Trump tweeted before the news of the death that the fire was out and "very confined" in the "well built building" and congratulated the firefighters. The cause of the fire is now unknown, but according to the New York City Fire Department , the fire was centered in a single large apartment, where they found one critically injured resid...

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  • Russian Embassy Decries New US Sanctions as 'Erroneous Step'
Russian Embassy Decries New US Sanctions as 'Erroneous Step'

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said USA officials would continue to work toward a meeting with Putin at some point. Rather than punishing Russian Federation for one specific action, the new sanctions hit back at the Kremlin for its "ongoing and increasingly brazen pattern" of bad behavior, said the officials, who weren't author...

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  • Germany: Man ploughs into crowd then kills self; several dead, 30 injured
Germany: Man ploughs into crowd then kills self; several dead, 30 injured

A vehicle crashed into a crowd Saturday in the western German city of Muenster, killing three people and injuring 20 others. "A sad, a bad day for our country!" tweeted Armin Laschet, the Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, where Muenster is located.

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  • Man was holding welding tool when fatally shot by cops
Man was holding welding tool when fatally shot by cops

The NYPD released more surveillance video of a Vassell, pointing a silver object at people as if he were brandishing a gun. New York City police have said that the officers fatally shot a man who was waving a metal object at passersby in Brooklyn.

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  • New Zealand claim first medal at Games
New Zealand claim first medal at Games

The New Zealanders picked up their first gold medal on the track with a victory over England in the men's team sprint . The Australian cycling team went to the Olympics two years ago aiming to win at least three golds, but they returned home with none and instead it was Britain who dominated.

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  • Backpage.com Shut Down by Federal Bureau of Investigation
Backpage.com Shut Down by Federal Bureau of Investigation

They began Backpage as an alternative to Craigslist, and it became the second most popular online classified site in the US behind Craigslist. The report claims Backpage had long concealed evidence that it edited "adult" posts on its site and knowingly facilitated prostitution and child sex trafficking .

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  • Jackson police seek to ID suspect in afternoon armed robbery
Jackson police seek to ID suspect in afternoon armed robbery

Wold also told Schmidt that Nevarez had shown her the money he'd taken and told her what had happened, and that when Schmidt tried to pull over the auto, Nevarez told her, "Go, go", according to charging documents. DeKalb Police said in that incident that Fulton was driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Aurora when he lost control ...

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  • Trump defends immigration laws at tax cut event
Trump defends immigration laws at tax cut event

Vice President Mike Pence - in words uncharacteristically harsh for the even-tempered vice president - railed against Manchin when he was in the state for a GOP conference earlier this year. "And yesterday it came out where this journey coming up, women are raped at levels that nobody's ever seen before". "Millions and millions of people".

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  • Russia's Deripaska calls U.S. sanctions 'groundless, ridiculous'
Russia's Deripaska calls U.S. sanctions 'groundless, ridiculous'

The Treasury Department sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs and 12 companies they own or control, plus 17 senior Russian government officials , are likely to complicate US President Donald Trump's hopes for good relations with Putin. As a result, all assets subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the designated individuals and entities , and of any ot...

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