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  • Russian Federation ties at all-time and 'very unsafe low'

    Russian Federation ties at all-time and 'very unsafe low'

    President's signing of the package of new sanctions against Russia will have a few consequences", Medvedev, Vladimir Putin's onetime successor in the Kremlin wrote on his Facebook page in Russian and English. "The Trump administration has shown its total weakness by handing over executive power to Congress in the most humiliating way". Iran reacted angrily, saying the new sanctions against it "violated" its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, and warned it would respond "appropriately".

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  • Maduro says country facing 'armed insurgency,' thrashes chief prosecutor

    Maduro says country facing 'armed insurgency,' thrashes chief prosecutor

    Leaders of the opposition urged Venezuelans to fill the streets of the capital on Friday, hoping to provide a strong turnout to show that many people objected to the Assembly. Governments ranging from Latin American neighbors to the United States and European Union have condemned the assembly, with the Vatican making a last minute plea for authorities to suspend it.

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  • Marines Missing After Osprey Crash off Australian Coast

    Marines Missing After Osprey Crash off Australian Coast

    The incident happened while "conducting regularly scheduled operations", said a statement from Butler Marine Base in Okinawa, Japan. The aircraft last month were participating in the Talisman Sabre exercise, a biennial event between the two nations that involved more than 30,000 troops and 200 military aircraft.

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  • Singapore: Uber knew about 1000 unsafe cars leased to drivers

    Singapore: Uber knew about 1000 unsafe cars leased to drivers

    The program only saw significant revisions after a vehicle used by an Uber driver caught fire during a ride in January 2017. Uber Technologies Inc on Friday reiterated that it was coordinating with regulators in the city state to resolve any concerns after taking action to fix the defects.

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  • Blaze rips through 40 floors of Dubai's Torch tower

    Blaze rips through 40 floors of Dubai's Torch tower

    According to BBC News, Dubai authorities say civil defence officials have successfully evacuated the building and are now working to bring the blaze under control. The reason for the fire is not yet known. The tower is home to many foreigners and was the scene of another blaze in February 2015. Shortly after the 2015 fire, Dubai Civil Defence announced it would begin equipping firefighters with jetpacks to help them tackle flames in fires at some the city's tallest buildings.

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  • Trump Considering Sending McMaster to Afghanistan

    Trump Considering Sending McMaster to Afghanistan

    Within days of the recertification, it was reported that Trump had authorized the establishment of a rival group within the White House, led by his top strategic adviser, Steve Bannon , that would seek a path out of the deal. "General McMaster is confident that Ezra will make many further significant contributions to national security in another position in the administration", a statement by the White House read , according to the Conservative Review that first broke the story.

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  • Ives targets multiple aspects of school funding measure

    Ives targets multiple aspects of school funding measure

    But he warned that Rauner's amendatory veto would jeopardize funding for all IL school districts. Maintains a per-district hold harmless until the 2020-2021 school year, and then moves to a per-pupil hold harmless based on a three-year rolling average of enrollment.

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  • President Trump Pushes Yet Another Problematic Immigration Bill

    President Trump Pushes Yet Another Problematic Immigration Bill

    President Donald Trump announced his support Wednesday for legislation that would cut in half the number of legal immigrants allowed into the United States while moving to a "merit-based" system of entry. Senator Lindsey Graham, from SC, said his state is dependent on immigrant labor to sustain the two biggest sectors of the economy, agriculture and tourism.

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  • Tragic Baby Deaths in 2 Days in Phoenix

    Tragic Baby Deaths in 2 Days in Phoenix

    Fire officials said the baby was left in the heat for hours. Phoenix Police will conduct an investigation but believe it to be accidental. Just one day earlier, 7-month-old Zane Endress was pronounced dead after being left inside a auto in a northeast Phoenix neighborhood.

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  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS)'s Technicals Placed in the Limelight

    AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS)'s Technicals Placed in the Limelight

    J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an "overweight" rating and set a $46.00 price target (up previously from $39.00) on shares of United States Steel Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, March 22nd. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link . The Firm also operates blast furnaces and electric arc furnaces.

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  • Lacson cool to probe on Ozamiz drug raid

    Lacson cool to probe on Ozamiz drug raid

    Reynaldo Parojinog, Mayor of Ozamiz City in Mindanao in southern Philippines , and at least 14 others, including his wife, are the latest casualties in Duterte's brutal drug war. Two other mayors the president named in his "drug list" were killed past year. A spokesman for the family disputed the police version of events Sunday and claimed the mayor's security team did not fire a shot.

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  • Ahmed Patel questions allowing NOTA post notification of Gujarat RS polls

    Ahmed Patel questions allowing NOTA post notification of Gujarat RS polls

    Of the total 11 Rajya Sabha members from Gujarat, the term of three of them - Smriti Irani and Dilipbhai Pandya (both BJP ) and Ahmed Patel (Congress) - is ending on August 18. In March 1995, the BJP for the first time in Gujarat won a majority, capturing 121 out of 182 seats and Keshubhai Patel became chief minister. "We have all of them here, you can ask them anything you want", Mr Gohil asserted.

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  • Vehicle ploughs into crowd leaving seven injured

    Vehicle ploughs into crowd leaving seven injured

    Terrorism is apparently not being considered as motive and both drivers had stayed to cooperate with police. The driver's name has not been released. At least nine persons were injured when a collision with a vehicle sent a van dashing into diners at a popular restaurant in Los Angeles city, US, on Sunday, officials said.

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  • Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari injures thumb in exhibition game

    Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari injures thumb in exhibition game

    The 6-foot-9 Kok , who played college basketball at San Diego, appeared to strike Gallinari in the head with a forearm when boxing him out. The punch sent Gallinari to a hospital to have his hand examined. The broken hand is a little ironic, since Clippers teammate Blake Griffin missed time last season for punching a team trainer. Someone might need to let Danilo Gallinari know that.

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