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The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead

The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot deadAn outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev Thursday, just two days after a lawyer for the family of a slain Russian whistleblower was injured in a mysterious fall from his fourth-story apartment near Moscow. Denis Voronenkov was a former Russian Communist Party member who’d become increasingly critical of Putin’s policies after fleeing to Ukraine in 2016. As it has after similar incidents, the Kremlin swiftly rejected any suggestion it was involved in Voronenkov’s murder.


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House Intel Chair Apologizes for How He Handled New Trump Info

House Intel Chair Apologizes for How He Handled New Trump InfoMembers say that Republican House Intel Committee Chairman Devin Nunes expressed regret to members in private about going public — and going to the president — before informing his committee.


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New arrests as British police release photo of parliament attacker

New arrests as British police release photo of parliament attackerBritish police said Friday they had made further "significant" arrests over the Islamist-inspired terror attack on parliament, as they released the first picture of the homegrown killer who left four people dead. Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old Briton with a history of violent offences but no terrorist convictions, was shot by police on Wednesday after a rampage through Westminster. Two other suspects are in custody following searches at 21 locations, mostly around London, in the central city of Birmingham and in the northwestern city of Manchester.


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The Mud Day in Israel

The Mud Day in IsraelThe Mud Day, an international sports event is produced by a leading French sports organization, A.S.O., that is well known for its top productions: Le Tour de France and the Dakar Rally. More than 150,000 people have participated in Mud Days in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Spain. Now it’s Israel’s turn to host the 13-kilometer race, with 22 mud-filled obstacles to overcome. (The Mud Day Israel)


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Pelosi Proclaims 'Victory' After GOP Yanks Health Bill

Pelosi Proclaims 'Victory' After GOP Yanks Health BillHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calls Republicans decision to pull their bill to repeal Obamacare a "victory for the American people."


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What's behind the series of suspicious deaths of Putin critics?

What's behind the series of suspicious deaths of Putin critics?The murder in broad daylight of former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov, who was critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Thursday in Ukraine has raised some questions of foul play. Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga spoke with Washington Post Moscow Bureau Chief David Filipov about a series of suspicious deaths of Putin critics.


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Correction: Mother-Daughter Killed story

Correction: Mother-Daughter Killed storyVALLEY HEAD, Ala. (AP) — In a story March 23 about a mother and daughter dying in separate traffic accidents in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of the girl. The child was 8, not 5.


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Adrenalin-fueled TV drama to spur on China's war on graft

Adrenalin-fueled TV drama to spur on China's war on graftBy Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - Helicopter chases, fridges full of cash and officials caught in bed with their foreign mistresses are all in a day's work for China's anti-graft prosecutors, according to a new state-backed TV drama aimed at bolstering China's graft fight. "In the Name of the People", a new show by propaganda department of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP), China's top prosecutor, follows an intrepid SPP anti-graft investigator sent to a fictional province from Beijing to tackle corruption at the highest levels of local officialdom. Chinese President Xi Jinping's has pledged that his multi-year war on graft, which has netted tens of thousands of officials, will continue until corruption is fully expunged, warning that the rot could threaten the ruling Communist Party's existence if not cleared.


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Veteran Becomes First Ever Double Amputee Police Officer

Veteran Becomes First Ever Double Amputee Police OfficerMatias Ferreira graduated from a New York police academy.


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Philippines leader scolds EU for 'idiotic' drug rehab solution

Philippines leader scolds EU for 'idiotic' drug rehab solution(Advisory: This story contains strong language in paragraph one and four) MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit out at the European Union on Friday for hypocrisy and called the bloc "sons of bitches" after its lawmakers issued a resolution calling for restraint and a rethink in his bloody war on drugs. Duterte castigated the EU for urging him to focus his campaign on drugs rehabilitation and stood by his security-centered approach to a crackdown that has left thousands of people dead since he took office nine months ago. The EU, they communicated to us, and they want a health-based solution for the drugs.


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Schiff: White House ‘Pushing Back’ on House Intel Investigation into Russia Ties

Schiff: White House ‘Pushing Back’ on House Intel Investigation into Russia TiesThe chairman and ranking member of the intelligence committee are again at loggerheads, reinforcing calls for an independent investigation.


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White US veteran charged with murder 'targeted black men'

White US veteran charged with murder 'targeted black men'A white US army veteran accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old homeless black man in New York was charged Thursday with second-degree murder as a hate crime, after telling police he was planning a race-based killing spree. James Jackson, 28, is also facing a charge of criminal possession of a weapon in connection with Monday night's incident near the city's main Port Authority bus terminal. The attack comes as several major US cities including New York are grappling with an increase in hate crimes.


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Why Banning Laura Kipnis Would Betray Wellesley's Academic Mission

Why Banning Laura Kipnis Would Betray Wellesley's Academic MissionThis week at Wellesley College, six professors who serve on the Commission on Race, Ethnicity, and Equity, a committee at the highly selective liberal arts school, sent an email to fellow faculty members urging a radical shift in campus culture. Under the status quo, the Northwestern professor Laura Kipnis, a feminist cultural critic, was invited to speak on campus, despite her controversial view that academia’s approach to regulating sexual conduct is doing harm to female students.


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Dozens Break Out Of Mexico Prison

Dozens Break Out Of Mexico PrisonAt least 10 of the 29 inmates who escaped Thursday were re-captured, but the others remained at large.


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Cuba's secret negotiator with US was president's son: cardinal

Cuba's secret negotiator with US was president's son: cardinalCuban President Raul Castro's son, Alejandro, was the communist island's envoy for secret negotiations with the United States that led to the countries' historic rapprochement, a cardinal close to the talks said. Speculation had long swirled that Alejandro Castro Espin, the president's 51-year-old son, headed up the secret talks.


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Plan to dig up President Polk's body _ again _ stirs trouble

Plan to dig up President Polk's body _ again _ stirs troubleNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President James K. Polk did big things for America, dramatically expanding its borders by annexing Texas and seizing California and the Southwest in a war with Mexico. Achieving undisturbed eternal rest has proved more difficult.


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Appeals court sets schedule on Trump immigration appeal

Appeals court sets schedule on Trump immigration appealThe first federal appeals court’s review of President Trump’s revised order limiting immigration from six Mideast nations will go forward on an expedited schedule, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided Thursday.


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Firehouse Welcomes 6 Babies in 7 Months: 'We've Been Having a Baby Shower Every Month'

Firehouse Welcomes 6 Babies in 7 Months: 'We've Been Having a Baby Shower Every Month'After the last of the bunch was born, the firefighters brought their newborns into the firehouse for a heartwarming photo shoot.


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Gambia to set up truth and reconciliation commission

Gambia to set up truth and reconciliation commissionGambia said on Thursday it would set up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission and offer reparations to victims of former President Yahya Jammeh's government, which is accused of the torture and killing of perceived opponents. Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou said in a statement the government will also probe the finances of Jammeh, who fled into exile in January to Equatorial Guinea after a rule that began in 1994 when he seized power in a coup. Jammeh lost an election in December to the now President Adama Barrow but refused to accept the result.


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2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 ConvertibleAn American bad-ass goes topless.


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Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vessel

Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vesselSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvage crews towed a corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry and loaded it onto a semi-submersible transport vessel Saturday, completing what was seen as the most difficult part of the massive effort to bring the ship back to shore.


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Burkina links Ivory Coast jihadist with hotel attack in capital

Burkina links Ivory Coast jihadist with hotel attack in capitalA jihadist accused of masterminding a deadly attack in Ivory Coast is also suspected of having planned a major assault in Burkina Faso's capital last year, a senior official said Friday. Ivorian officials believe Mimi Ould Baba Ould Cheikh organised the gun and grenade attack that left 19 people dead last March at the beach resort of Grand-Bassam, which is popular with foreigners. Now he is also believed to have been "head of operations" for the attack on a hotel and cafe in Ouagadougou in January 2016 that killed 30 people, said Colonel Serge Alain Ouedraogo of the Burkinabe gendarmerie.


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Man pleads guilty in Washington pizzeria shooting over fake news

Man pleads guilty in Washington pizzeria shooting over fake newsA North Carolina man pleaded guilty on Friday to opening fire in a Washington pizzeria that fake news reports claimed housed a child sex ring linked to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Edgar Welch, 28, of Salisbury, was accused of firing at least three shots from an AR-15 rifle inside the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria in December and pointing the gun at an employee after showing up to investigate the online conspiracy rumors. Welch pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to a federal charge of interstate transportation of a firearm with intent to commit an offense and a local charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.


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House Pulls GOP Health Insurance Bill, but Some Changes Already Are Underway

House Pulls GOP Health Insurance Bill, but Some Changes Already Are UnderwayEven though the GOP for the second day in row decided against putting its health insurance plan up for a vote in the House, major changes to health insurance already are afoot. “The Trump adminis...


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North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimated

North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimatedBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A December oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota might have been three times larger than first estimated and among the biggest in state history, a state environmental expert said Friday.


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Heads, Beijing Wins. Tails, Hong Kong Loses.

Heads, Beijing Wins. Tails, Hong Kong Loses.The 2017 race for Chief Executive was supposed to be a watershed exercise in democracy. Instead, it may be a coronation.


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After Woman Gets Stuck in Desert for 5 Days, How to Avoid Being Led Astray By Your GPS

After Woman Gets Stuck in Desert for 5 Days, How to Avoid Being Led Astray By Your GPSAmber VanHecke says she took the turn even though it didn't look right.


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Photos of the day - March 25, 2017

Photos of the day - March 25, 2017A woman dressed as “Europa" performs during a rally in Berlin marking the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome; a woman, pushed to the ground by police, tries to defends herself as the police detain an activist during an opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus; Pope Francis waves to the faithful from the Popemobile in Milan, Italy, as Cardinal Angelo Scola, the archbishop of Milan, looks on, after the Angelus in Duomo Square. These are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters)


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Police search for missing student in Alabama

Police search for missing student in AlabamaInvestigators searched motels in Decatur, after receiving tips, for Elizabeth Thomas.


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All of America's Fighter Planes in One GIF

All of America's Fighter Planes in One GIFFrom the F-1 Fury to the F-35 Lightning II.


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Russian troops killed in IS-claimed attack on Chechen base

Russian troops killed in IS-claimed attack on Chechen baseSix Russian soldiers were killed in Chechnya Friday when gunmen tried to storm their base in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. The base belongs to Russia's National Guard, a branch established last year to defend borders and counter extremism. It is subordinate directly to President Vladimir Putin and has bases in the country's volatile North Caucasus regions, including Chechnya.


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Chicago police officer charged with 16 new counts in shooting case: media

Chicago police officer charged with 16 new counts in shooting case: mediaJason Van Dyke pleaded not guilty through his attorney in a Chicago courtroom to 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm that were issued by a grand jury on March 16 and unsealed on Thursday by a special prosecutor, local media reported. Video footage of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being shot 16 times by Van Dyke in October 2014 was released more than a year later, sparking protests and pushing the city into a national debate over police use of force, particularly in minority communities.


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Peru mudslide survivor: I prayed to God for strength

Peru mudslide survivor: I prayed to God for strengthLIMA, Peru (AP) — Clinging to a trunk against a massive current of mud outside her home, Evangelina Chamorro cried out to her husband.


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Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheld

Company, US want Dakota Access pipeline lake crossing upheldBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.


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House Speaker Ryan briefed Trump on healthcare bill voting: White House

House Speaker Ryan briefed Trump on healthcare bill voting: White HousePresident Donald Trump was being briefed on Friday by House Speaker Paul Ryan about the status of voting on the Republican bill to replace Obamacare, the White House said amid signs the measure might not have enough support to pass. "The president ... had Speaker Ryan come up here and visit with him to update him on the bill," White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a briefing. The speaker is updating him on these efforts." Spicer said the vote was scheduled for 3:30 p.m. EDT/1930 GMT and he downplayed the prospects that a loss might undermine Trump's effort to push tax reform through the U.S. Congress.


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Elon Musk's Solar Roofs Will Be Available To Order In April

Elon Musk's Solar Roofs Will Be Available To Order In AprilMusk tweeted Friday that his solar roofs will be available to order starting in April.


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Husband Accidentally Donates Wife's Wedding Dress to Goodwill

Husband Accidentally Donates Wife's Wedding Dress to GoodwillAfter Natalie Gelbert discovered her husband had accidentally donated her wedding dress to Goodwill, she posted a plea on Facebook to have it returned, which has been shared over 21,000 times.


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Pete Souza joins chorus gloating over Trumpcare failure with epic Instagram

Pete Souza joins chorus gloating over Trumpcare failure with epic InstagramThe schadenfreude online when Trumpcare collapsed for a second time was deafening. However, amid all the resurfaced Trump tweets and Art of the Deal jokes one troll stood out once again. Pete Souza, Obama's official White House photographer, added another Instagram post to his mammoth shade collection against Trump after the news broke Friday. SEE ALSO: Obama's official White House photographer is Insta-trolling Trump This time, Souza shared a photo of Obama and Mike Pence from 2010 — and the caption was devastating. "Before voting on the Affordable Care Act in 2010, President Obama met with many members of Congress on both side of the aisle over the course of many months," he wrote. "This picture was taken at the end of a multiple hours-long meeting with the entire Republican House caucus in which he responded to dozens of questions and critiques. It was carried live on cable TV." In other words, Obama knew that healthcare was — you know — complicated, and worked hard with Republicans and Democrats, in the glare of the media, to get the ACA pushed through. An approach that differs, you may say, from Trump's efforts this week. Before voting on the Affordable Care Act in 2010, President Obama met with many members of Congress on both sides of the aisle over the course of many months. This picture was taken at the end of a multiple hours-long meeting with the entire Republican House caucus in which he responded to dozens of questions and critiques. It was carried live on cable TV. A post shared by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on Mar 24, 2017 at 1:40pm PDT Of course, Souza's lesson to Trump is a bit late now. WATCH: Trump never has to buy sunglasses again because Obama's photographer will shade him forever


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Gunmen kill Hamas official in Gaza

Gunmen kill Hamas official in GazaGunmen in the Gaza Strip on Friday shot dead a Hamas official who was freed by Israel in a 2011 prisoner swap, the interior ministry in the Palestinian enclave said. Mazen Faqha was released along with more than 1,000 other Palestinians in exchange for Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier Hamas had detained for five years. Iyad al-Bozum, an interior ministry spokesman in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, said that gunmen opened fire on Faqha in the Tell al-Hama neighbourhood.


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Woman Tasered After Calling Cop 'Honey' Settles For $20,000, Police Deny Wrongdoing

Woman Tasered After Calling Cop 'Honey' Settles For $20,000, Police Deny WrongdoingAranda Wendell sued Stuart Police Department for excessive use of force.


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Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double execution

Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double executionVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for back-to-back lethal injections next month asked the parole board Friday to spare their lives, a longshot bid as the state prepares for an unprecedented four nights of double executions over a 10-day period.


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Why Canada's the No. 2 Best Country, Again

Why Canada's the No. 2 Best Country, Again1. Canada took the top spot in five attributes in the 2017 Best Countries survey, more than any other country: respects property rights, trustworthy, religious freedom, politically stable and well-developed public education system. 3. In a time when nearly 90 percent of global survey respondents agree that there is a global leadership crisis, the election of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the end of 2015 only helped improve global perceptions of Canada. A quarter of global survey respondents said that the event improved their view of the country to some extent, while another 62 percent were neutral.


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Russia, Turkey, Iran must hold talks to stop Syria violence: U.N.

Russia, Turkey, Iran must hold talks to stop Syria violence: U.N.By Stephanie Nebehay and Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia, Iran and Turkey need to convene more Syrian ceasefire talks as soon as possible to bring the situation on the ground under control, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Friday. De Mistura is mediating political talks in Geneva, while a separate series of talks in the Kazakh capital Astana - arranged by Russia, Iran and Turkey - are supposed to guarantee the ceasefire.


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This is the secret to unclogging sinks and drains anywhere in your house

This is the secret to unclogging sinks and drains anywhere in your house

Okay, first things first: there is no miracle product that instantly clears any and every clogged drain. If it sounds too good to be true, it is. Do you really think you pour some liquid down the drain in your sink and miraculously clear a fist-sized ball of hair in a matter of minutes? Newsflash... there's not. If you have a very bad clog, you need to snake your drain. It's the only way to handle it. To clear normal clogs and gross odors that happen during the course of normal wear and tear though, these is a secret to unclogging drains and keeping things smelling fresh: Sani Sticks.

Drop one of these sticks down your drain to take care of average clogs and embarrassing odors in a matter of hours. Then, drop a new stick down each drain once every month to prevent clogs and odors in the future. Each stick includes enzymes and other ingredients found in a septic tank to break down waste and keep things clear. $17 gets you a pack of 48 Sani Sticks, and it'll be the best $17 you've ever spent.

Some highlights from the product page:

  • Sani Sticks drain sticks eliminate embarrassing odors from drains and prevent clogged sinks
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  • Sani Sticks drain deodorizer and cleaners are thin, round and only 6.3 inches long and 100 percent safe for plumbing and septic tanks with no toxic chemicals
  • Avoid embarrassing smells and nasty water buildup in sinks and showers with just one Sani Stick per month
  • Keep your drains clean and odor-free, all year long with Sani Sticks as part of your cleaning supplies


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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Goes Small and High-Tech

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Goes Small and High-TechThe new, tidier proportioned 2018 Chevrolet Equinox aims straight at the white-hot small-SUV segment. To stand out, the redesigned Equinox brings high-tech features and sound driving dynamics to ...


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ICE Reportedly Detaining Suspects In Raids On 'Sanctuary Cities'

ICE Reportedly Detaining Suspects In Raids On 'Sanctuary Cities'A source reportedly revealed to CNN that senior Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have discussed carrying out more operations in these areas during internal meetings.


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You've Been Cleaning Your Microwave All Wrong

You've Been Cleaning Your Microwave All WrongTry this time-saving routine instead.


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Trump defends bold claims, says he 'predicted a lot of things'

Trump defends bold claims, says he 'predicted a lot of things'When questioned about a litany of controversial statements -- from unrest in Sweden, to Brexit, to dues owed by NATO states -- Trump told Time magazine in an interview published Thursday that he often foresaw things that later were revealed to be true. Trump defended his most audacious claim -- rejected by Republicans and Democrats alike -- that his predecessor Barack Obama ordered the tapping of his phone. On March 4, Trump implied his predecessor had broken the law in targeting him.


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Victim's husband appeals for calm after Wisconsin shooting

Victim's husband appeals for calm after Wisconsin shootingMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The husband of one of four people killed in a string of shootings by a suspect who is Hmong urged community members not to "get caught up in colors" in reacting to the attack.


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15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World

Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!


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Herald Sun | Breaking News
last updated: Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:01:00 GMT

Canal jumper released on bail
AN 18-year-old man who jumped into a canal at Surfers Paradise to avoid being arrested by police on Wednesday night has been granted bail.

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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
last updated: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:33:10 -0400

The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead

The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot deadAn outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev Thursday, just two days after a lawyer for the family of a slain Russian whistleblower was injured in a mysterious fall from his fourth-story apartment near Moscow. Denis Voronenkov was a former Russian Communist Party member who’d become increasingly critical of Putin’s policies after fleeing to Ukraine in 2016. As it has after similar incidents, the Kremlin swiftly rejected any suggestion it was involved in Voronenkov’s murder.


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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
last updated: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:33:10 -0400

The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead

The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot deadAn outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev Thursday, just two days after a lawyer for the family of a slain Russian whistleblower was injured in a mysterious fall from his fourth-story apartment near Moscow. Denis Voronenkov was a former Russian Communist Party member who’d become increasingly critical of Putin’s policies after fleeing to Ukraine in 2016. As it has after similar incidents, the Kremlin swiftly rejected any suggestion it was involved in Voronenkov’s murder.


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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
last updated: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:07:00 -0400

The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead

The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot deadAn outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev Thursday, just two days after a lawyer for the family of a slain Russian whistleblower was injured in a mysterious fall from his fourth-story apartment near Moscow. Denis Voronenkov was a former Russian Communist Party member who’d become increasingly critical of Putin’s policies after fleeing to Ukraine in 2016. As it has after similar incidents, the Kremlin swiftly rejected any suggestion it was involved in Voronenkov’s murder.


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Herald Sun | Top Stories
last updated: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:41:00 GMT

Response from Eddie, AFL not nearly enough
THERE'S so much wrong about the Eddie McGuire-James-Brayshaw-Danny Frawley pack mentality attack of Caroline Wilson. As was the AFL's insipid response on Monday.

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Secret tape not the only talking point
THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to be.

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Digg Top Stories
last updated: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:00:32 +0000

Canadians Adopted Refugee Families For A Year — Then Came ‘Month 13’
Everyday Canadians spent a year embracing Syrians in the world’s most personal resettlement program. Letting them go might be the biggest test yet.

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Trump tastes failure as U.S. House healthcare bill collapses
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

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BuzzFeed - Latest
last updated: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:01:05 -0400

Hard Lessons

Putting Troubled Kids In Strict Environments Made This School A Growing Empire


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At Least 1 Dead in Shooting on Las Vegas Strip
At least one person was taken to the hospital

(LAS VEGAS) — A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting on the Las Vegas strip.

Police say a gunman has barricaded himself inside a bus along strip, prompting a partial closure of the busy boulevard.

The standoff began after a shooting was reported Saturday on Las Vegas Boulevard in the heart of the Strip near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino.

Las Vegas Boulevard is closed between Flamingo Road and Harmon Avenue.

Police say they do not believe there are any other suspects. No further information was available.

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