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Ex-Trump adviser says he met with a russian spy

Ex-Trump adviser says he met with a russian spy

Page is an energy consultant . During the interview, Page described how he and the man identified as a Russian recruiter, Victor Podobnyy , met periodically and exchanged emails about the energy industry, but nothing in the court document suggests that Page shared any sensitive information with Podobnyy . Read More

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Boeing starts a deal in Iran, a nation hungry for new planes

Boeing starts a deal in Iran, a nation hungry for new planes

The Iran Aseman deal, announced in a statement Tuesday on Boeing's website, provides the airline with an option to buy 30 additional 737 Max planes. Aerospace analysts said Boeing's sales deals with Iran would test the priorities of President Donald Trump who has both expressed commitment to protect US industries and employees from foreign competition and opposition to the nuclear agreement with the Middle Eastern country, according to a report by Rick Gladstone for the New ... Read More

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Chenani-Nashri, India's Longest Road Tunnel in J&K

Chenani-Nashri, India's Longest Road Tunnel in J&K

The maximum height permitted in the tunnel is 5 meters and for checking the height, special sensors have been installed just before the toll points at both ends. The highway is blocked sometimes for hours and even days due to heavy snow, monsoon rains and landslides. She had to halt her speech a few times because of chants of "Modi, Modi". Read More

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USA beefs up muscle in Somalia fight

That gives USA special operations forces the authority to accompany partner troops closer to the fight and call in offensive airstrikes quicker. Gen. Somalia is grappling with a devastating starvation that has uprooted citizens around the country. The decision comes after a year in which militants took some territory back from the Somali government, and as US and Somali officials prepare for regional peacekeeping forces to begin withdrawing from the country next year. Read More

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United Kingdom police: London attacker acted alone, motive may remain a mystery

British police admitted yesterday they may never know the motive behind this week's terror attack on parliament, after releasing all but one of 11 people held over the assault. The attacker was born in Kent and lived in West Midlands, according to Metropolitan Police. Among those killed was unarmed police officer Keith Palmer, whom Masood stabbed to death after slamming his rented SUV into a Parliament gate. Read More

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Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrives in Chennai, begins India tour

Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrives in Chennai, begins India tour

The Malaysian Prime Minister said, bilateral relations between India and Malaysia is multi-dimensional and the two countries can collaborate in a wide variety of fields. The official pointed out that Malaysian investment to India is around six billion dollars and India's investment is 2.5 billion dollars. Speaking from the Rashtrapati Bhavan, PM Modi said the two countries have built a thriving economic partnership. Read More

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Trump administration to appeal travel ban ruling

Trump administration to appeal travel ban ruling

One day before the ruling in Maryland , a federal judge in Hawaii , U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, made a more sweeping decision to freeze the president's executive order, saying there was "significant and unrebutted evidence of religious animus driving the promulgation" of the revised order and its predecessor. Read More

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Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

At the Arkhangelsk forum, the Russian president conceded that investigations in the US of alleged Kremlin involvement in the presidential election a year ago were holding up dialog with the new administration of President Donald Trump . "We don't interfere. We on the contrary help and try to assist them", Putin said. "Do we want to completely cut relations?" Putin's comments come on the heels of today's first hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian ... Read More

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Recently Ousted Ex-President of South Korea May Be Arrested, Court Rules

Park was expelled from office on March 10, with less than a year remaining in her five-year term, in a unanimous decision by the Constitutional Court to finalize the December 9 parliamentary impeachment. This is the longest hearing on record since South Korean courts began holding hearings on arrest warrants, according to local media. She is stripped of powers while awaiting a court decision on the vote. Read More

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Westminster attack victim killed on first holiday overseas

Westminster attack victim killed on first holiday overseas

They were actively sharing their journey on social media with comments like "Fun in Scotland" to picture of a grinning father-of-two holding a beer captioned: "After a long day of sightseeing". "I have no comment on the attacker or the reasons he may have done what he did. His whole life was about focusing on the positives and not pretending that negative things don't exist but not living our live in the negative and that's what we choose to do". Read More

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Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title

Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title

When the franchise last claimed a division title in 1978-79, it was known as the Bullets of the Atlantic Division and played in suburban Landover, Maryland. The Lakers went from making nearly every shot in the third quarter to missing three-quarters of them in the final period. "They just had it going, and we had to make it tough for those guys and make them miss some shots". Read More

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North Korea 'tests new high-thrust rocket engine'

State media said the test was successful and marked an event of "historic significance" that could lead to the rebirth of the country's indigenous rocket industry. "There is continued nuclear testing by the DPRK [North Korea] and there is the proposed installation of the THAAD missile defence system in South Korea", he said from Beijing on Sunday. Read More

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Backed fighters to pause military action near Syria dam

A USA -backed Kurdish-Arab alliance in northern Syria says it has driven Islamic State (IS) militants out of a strategic air base that was the site of an IS massacre in 2014. Syria's Tabqa air base was captured by Islamic State militants from the Syrian government in August 2014. Our troops have reached the Euphrates River, which is very close to Raqqa that remains the stronghold of Daesh. Read More

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Bellagio casino went on lock down after attempted break

Bellagio casino went on lock down after attempted break

Police initially thought at least one of the theives may have fired gunshots during the burglary, but later said they believed the sound of the sledgehammers breaking the jewelry cases may have been confused for gunshots. Authorities said they are reviewing surveillance tape, where they saw multiple suspects wearing "character masks", ABC News reported. " Bellagio store appears to have been robbed by masked individuals with sledge hammers", he wrote on Twitter. Read More

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Poles celebrate EU with march on bloc's 60th anniversary

Poles celebrate EU with march on bloc's 60th anniversary

With Britain exiting the European Union and Eurosceptic parties such as the National Front in France and Alternative for Germany (AfD) on the rise, Pope Francis urged an end to divisions on the continent. In Italy, young people face an unemployment rate of more than 40 per cent. Others, however, are wary of such enthusiasm for giving up more national sovereignty - and also of others in the Union moving faster with integration. Read More

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Sindarius Thornwell leads SC in everything

Baylor is leaving no stone unturned in their quest to accomplish something Marquette and Duke failed to do in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament - stop Sindarius Thornwell . Third-seeded Baylor had seen similar defenses, especially in the case of West Virginia, which is coached by one of Martin's mentors, Bob Huggins. MOTLEY'S CREW: Johnathan Motley is Baylor's best player. Read More

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Gov. Scott Wants State Atty. To Recuse Herself In Cop Killer Case

Loyd, 41, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the December 13 fatal shooting of his pregnant girlfriend Sade Dixon and her unborn child and the January 9 shooting death of Orlando police Lt. Ayala won election in 2016 in a race that, like all but three state judicial circuit races, was uncontested. Earlier Thursday, Ayala said capital punishment in Florida had led to "chaos, uncertainty, and turmoil". Read More

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Syria conflict: Rebels launch new assault in Damascus

Rebels and militants launched a fresh assault on east Damascus on Tuesday, just two days before another round of UN-backed peace talks were set to get underway in Switzerland. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition-run group that tracks the conflict, said that in all, 26 soldiers and pro-government gunmen were killed as well as 21 rebels. Read More

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Paris airport attacker post-mortem examination completed

Inside, he threw a bag containing chemicals to the ground before attacking an army patrol, according to Paris prosecutor François Molins who gave a briefing on Saturday. A spokesman for the force later said she was shocked but not hurt. The officer injured at the traffic stop is undergoing treatment but is not seriously injured, Le Roux said. Read More

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Thailand's 25-year-old, coin-eating turtle in coma after 2nd surgery

Thailand's 25-year-old, coin-eating turtle in coma after 2nd surgery

In a Facebook posting Monday, the veterinarian said Bank had not woken up since the operation and was in "very serious" condition. Omsin died on Tuesday morning, Judith Vonberg reports for CNN, she was 25. According to tradition visitors threw coins into her pond for good luck, in the end Omsin paid the ultimate price. "I felt angry that humans, whether or not they meant to do it or if they did it without thinking, had caused harm to this turtle", she said. Read More

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