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Britain's Pierce told reporters that an investigation needs evidentiary standards to achieve accountability. Myanmar's army chief denied his forces committed rape and other sexual abuses during a crackdown he ordered on Rohingya Muslims, as he addressed UN Security Council delegates in the capital Naypyidaw.
  • Trump's ex-doctor says president's records taken in 'raid'

    Trump's ex-doctor says president's records taken in 'raid'

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    In 2015, Trump's then personal doctor of close to 30 years, Dr. Harold Bornstein , released a letter in praise of the billionaire real estate mogul's health, claiming Trump had "extraordinary physical strength and stamina". When Sokoloff asked Bornstein to confirm the details of the report , he said, "It was a pretty good story". "That's black humor, that letter ". The Trump campaign touted the four-paragraph letter, which stated "his health is excellent, especially his mental ...
  • Iran: Netanyahu claims 'childish' attempt to influence Trump

    Iran: Netanyahu claims 'childish' attempt to influence Trump

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    Other analysts say Netanyahu's presentation likely will strengthen the hand of those around Trump who want the accord scrapped, including National Security Adviser John Bolton. In a written statement sent to reporters late Monday by White House press secretary Sarah Sanders , the White House said that newly unveiled information gathered by Israeli intelligence proved that Iran "has a robust, clandestine nuclear weapons program".
  • US military sees spike in sexual assault reports

    US military sees spike in sexual assault reports

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    Retribution is a key element in sexual assault cases. The number of sexual assaults brought to the attention of military authorities was 6,769 in 2017, up from 6,172 in 2016, according to the report from the Defense Department's sexual assault prevention and response office.
  • Location, Date for Kim Meeting Could be Revealed Soon

    Location, Date for Kim Meeting Could be Revealed Soon

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    A meeting of historical proportions took place last week along the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. Moon on Tuesday requested the United Nations to play a role in verifying North Korea's commitment to denuclearization and peace on the peninsula, his office said.
  • Black Bear Roams New Jersey Towns, Terrorizing Residents

    Black Bear Roams New Jersey Towns, Terrorizing Residents

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    There is a wooded area in the northern part of the county Ditollo said, and that's likely where the bear started from. The bear found a water source in a home's backyard Tuesday afternoon before officials appeared to startle it, prompting it to again climb a tree.
  • Stryker Corp (SYK) Shareholder Reynders Mcveigh Capital Management LLC Has Increased Stake

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    Denali Limited Liability Corporation reported 1,900 shares. Maple Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Tjx Companies Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $53.20B market cap company. Lombard Odier Asset (Europe), a United Kingdom-based fund reported 3,936 shares. Hightower Lc accumulated 104,273 shares. Aviance Prns invested in 2,225 shs or 0.11% of the stock.
  • Mississippi Teacher Accused of Sexual Misconduct Runs Off with Teen

    Mississippi Teacher Accused of Sexual Misconduct Runs Off with Teen

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    Hattiesburg , Mississippi police are on the lookout for a local school teacher who is thought to be on the run off with a 16 year old boy after she was arrested last month on charges of alleged sexual misconduct with the teen. "We got the police involved", he wrote in an emotional Facebook post on April 30. Oscar is also believed to go by the nickname " Pooh Gotti ". He is believed to be with Nicole Jackson , 30, a former school teacher who is out on a $10,000 bond for sexual battery ...
  • BJP rises to defence of Piyush Goyal

    BJP rises to defence of Piyush Goyal

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    The crux of the Congress allegation is that Mr. Goyal sold his company, Flashnet Info Solutions, for ₹48 crore to the Piramal Group with interests in the power sector, after he took over as Union Power Minister in 2014. Yet, the media will not touch the story. Modi said, " Rahul Ji, you are naamdaar (one with a name), we are kaamdaar (focussed on work)". He also targeted former Finance Minister P.
  • Colombian vet accused of 'cruel' surgery to turn puppies into drug mules

    Colombian vet accused of 'cruel' surgery to turn puppies into drug mules

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    Prosecutors say he used his vet skills to surgically implant packets of liquid heroin into the bellies of puppies transported from Colombia to the United States. "Over time, drug organizations' unquenchable thirst for profit leads them to do unthinkable crimes like using innocent puppies for drug concealment", said James Hunt, the head of the New York Office of the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
  • Riot police, protesters clash in Paris on May Day

    Riot police, protesters clash in Paris on May Day

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    This year's traditional May Day protests were intended as a message of defiance at president Emmanuel Macron's efforts to reform and modernise labour laws. Some started to erect barricades. David Le Bars, a police union official, told BFM TV that security services opted to let the protesters smash things rather than engage them to avoid casualties on both sides.
  • Duke Shifts Attention to NCAA Team Championships

    Duke Shifts Attention to NCAA Team Championships

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    Marquette men's tennis triumphed over the DePaul Blue Demons in the finals of the BIG EAST Tournament. The Seahawks are 1-6 in NCAA tournament matches. We're playing good and we're just going to keep doing what we're doing. The Aggies (16-10) are making their 19th consecutive and 24th overall appearance in the tournament.
  • Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Have New Royal Neighbors

    Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Have New Royal Neighbors

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    All of that is changing, though. Most recently, the Royal Mint, in conjunction with Harry and Meghan , have released a special edition Royal Wedding coin! It's assumed at this point that the couple will not be making any more public appearances until they Wednesday.
  • Lawmakers to Vote on Targeting 'Dirty Money' in UK Tax Havens

    Lawmakers to Vote on Targeting 'Dirty Money' in UK Tax Havens

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    The key new clause in the Bill, which was accepted by the United Kingdom government, states that: “For the purposes of the detection, investigation or prevention of money laundering, the Secretary of State must provide all reasonable assistance to the governments of the British Overseas Territories to enable each of those governments to establish a publicly accessible register of the beneficial ownership of companies registered in each governments jurisdiction.
  • Princess Charlotte preparing to celebrate third birthday

    Princess Charlotte preparing to celebrate third birthday

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    The vehicle is adorned with balloons and streamers while the license plate reads "JU5T Wednesday". "Seven years ago today - thank you for all the lovely messages on The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding anniversary!" Prince Harry and Markle will be getting married at St.
  • Strikes kill 23 civilians in IS-held area in Syria: monitor

    Strikes kill 23 civilians in IS-held area in Syria: monitor

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    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was not clear if USA -led coalition or Iraqi warplanes carried out the attack Tuesday in the Hassakeh province. State Department said. ISIS swept across large parts of Syria and neighboring Iraq in 2014, declaring a so-called "caliphate" in areas they controlled.
  • Police chases RV on the highway in California

    Police chases RV on the highway in California

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    One or more children are said to be with him. The driver of the large white motor home was possibly being followed earlier in the day by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Lund said. He then switched over to the northbound 5 heading through Santa Clarita, Castaic and Newhall. Sky5 had to turn back to avoid unsafe, weather-related flying conditions.
  • Government closes GST loophole for offshore companies

    Government closes GST loophole for offshore companies

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    The government says paying the tax is mandatory, but it can not effectively police it overseas and was expecting about a quarter of retailers would not comply. NZX-listed clothing retailer Hallenstein Glasson Holdings' share price increased by 70 cents, or 1.5 per cent, yesterday following the announcement.
  • All villages have electricity, boasts Modi

    All villages have electricity, boasts Modi

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    While initially, the deadline for this was March 2019, it has now been advanced to December 2018. "I am sure that we will achieve this target". On Tuesday, the Power Ministry gave the following statement: "There are reports in some sections of media that some villages are still un-electrified, contrary to the governments' claim of achieving 100 per cent village electrification".
  • Administration Thinking About Space Force Military Branch

    Administration Thinking About Space Force Military Branch

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    You are a special group of people and it's an honor to have you at the White House", Trump said. Does that make sense? "And we are seriously thinking of the Space Force". Then Trump swung off script, saying "We're actually thinking of a sixth, and that would be the Space Force". Trump joked that Pompeo was "a man who has gotten more publicity than me lately".
  • This April was Detroit's 13th coldest on record

    This April was Detroit's 13th coldest on record

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    The statements are issued on days when warm air temperatures may cause people to underestimate the danger of cold water. Worcester's average temperature was 40.9 degrees, its 3rd coldest on record, while Hartford's 44 degrees was its 6th coldest.
  • Morocco Severs Ties with Iran over its Support to Polisario

    Morocco Severs Ties with Iran over its Support to Polisario

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    The Polisario and Morocco fought for control of Western Sahara from 1975 to 1991, with Rabat taking over the desert territory before a UN-brokered ceasefire in the former Spanish colony. In 2009, Morocco cut diplomatic links with Iran, accusing it of questioning Sunni rule of Bahrain, a Gulf Arab island that has a Shi'ite majority. For his part, Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid Al Khalifa also voiced support for Morocco.
  • WV GOP Candidate Brings 'Ditch Mitch' Hats to Fox News Debate

    WV GOP Candidate Brings 'Ditch Mitch' Hats to Fox News Debate

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    Blankenship, who is positioning himself as the anti-establishment candidate, released the ad with just over a week to go before the Republican primary, on May 8. Joe Manchin (D-WV) in November. Last week, on West Virginia radio, he questioned whether McConnell had a conflict of interest because his father-in-law was a "wealthy Chinaperson ".
  • Uber Drivers Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Or Abusing Customers

    Uber Drivers Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Or Abusing Customers

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    He has pled not guilty and is awaiting trial. Dozens of these cases are now pending. The company said it is working through data. Uber said the driver reported the incident to the company and they followed up with the rider. In northern OH, an Uber driver pled guilty to unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, forcing a young passenger to perform a sex act on him. For example, one woman, who lives in Los Angeles, alleges an Uber driver assaulted her while she was asleep in his auto and then ...
  • Sea Turtle Nesting Season Is Here

    Sea Turtle Nesting Season Is Here

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    Sea turtles eat sea grasses and help clear spaces for snails and other marine life to flourish. A majority of the turtles that nest in the Big Bend are Loggerheads and a few endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles. "Shining lights on or near the turtle could disturb the turtle and cause it to abandon its nesting efforts". Officials are reminding everyone to turn artificial lights away from the beach so you don't distract the baby turtles.
  • Macron's tree removed from White House lawn just days after his departure

    Macron's tree removed from White House lawn just days after his departure

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    But, as Macron's office explained Sunday to Reuters , it wasn't thieves, environmental protesters or the Hillary resistance: parasites were to blame for the tree's removal. Quarantine is a period in which something that has arrived from another country or place is kept away from others to prevent a possible spread of disease.
  • Price Target Estimates for Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG)

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    It has underperformed by 51.28% the S&P500. U S Global Investors Inc decreased its stake in Pretium Res Inc (PVG) by 66.67% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. On Wednesday, April 11 the stock of Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE:PVG) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, March 14 by Roth Capital. On Monday, November 13 the company was maintained by Roth Capital.
  • IShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value ETF (JKL) Declines 0.01% for May 1

    IShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value ETF (JKL) Declines 0.01% for May 1

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    The M-Score, conceived by accounting professor Messod Beneish, is a model for detecting whether a company has manipulated their earnings numbers or not. In terms of the stock price in relation to its moving averages, company shares are -0.13% away from the 20-day moving average and -1.17% off of the 50-day average.
  • UK Tesla driver puts feet up on Autopilot, gets arrested

    UK Tesla driver puts feet up on Autopilot, gets arrested

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    Patel who resided on Alfreton Road in the area of Nottingham admitted to irresponsible driving and pleaded guilty when he was produced at St Albans Crown Court. One of the policemen from road policing unit of Hertfordshire stated that Patel's act could have had tragic consequences. "He not only endangered his own life but the lives of other innocent people using the motorway on that day", investigating police officer Kirk Caldicutt said in a statement Friday.
  • 'Gay cake' case heard at Supreme Court

    'Gay cake' case heard at Supreme Court

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    A lower United Kingdom court previously ruled the decision not to bake one iced with the slogan "Support Gay Marriage " was discriminatory. Mrs McArthur has said she cancelled the order because of her concerns about the slogan, which she said goes against the family's Christian beliefs, not because of Mr Lee's sexual orientation .
  • Trump's Proposed Visit To Nigeria May Take 1yr To Plan - Onyeama

    Trump's Proposed Visit To Nigeria May Take 1yr To Plan - Onyeama

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    In a meeting with a group of senators on January 11, Trump questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to one participant and people briefed on the remarkable Oval Office conversation.
  • Devon Energy +2% after raising 2018 production guidance

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    The stock decreased 5.36% or $0.075 during the last trading session, reaching $1.325. About 4.10 million shares traded. DVN underperformed by 29.99% the S&P500. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd, a South Africa-based fund reported 8,000 shares. Blue Financial Capital Inc owns 26,193 shares. Virtus Inv Advisers owns 17,447 shares.
  • Rod Rosenstein isn't anxious about Republicans who want to impeach him

    Rod Rosenstein isn't anxious about Republicans who want to impeach him

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    Rosenstein has been the target of vocal criticism from a number of House Republicans, and Meadows told the Post that the impeachment articles had been drafted as a "last resort". He bashed members of the Freedom Caucus for lacking "the courage to put their name" on the impeachment articles and assured listeners that he'll continue doing his job regardless of threats.
  • Lord Kilclooney denies being racist over Varadkar tweet

    Lord Kilclooney denies being racist over Varadkar tweet

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    It is the second time Lord Kilclooney has been accused of racism over a tweet about Mr Varadkar. She told the BBC's Nolan Show: "I think Lord Kilclooney is well aware of the impact that those words would have given the reaction to his previous tweet about the ethnic background of the Taoiseach".
  • Afghan security forces shrink 11%

    Afghan security forces shrink 11%

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    The war in Afghanistan , America's first and most enduring foray into the Forever Wars, continues to go poorly, according to a quarterly report to Congress from the Special Inspector General Report for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) published on April 30 .
  • North Korea reaffirms promise to give up nukes for security pledge

    North Korea reaffirms promise to give up nukes for security pledge

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    Mr Kim reacted to scepticism that the North would only be closing down the northernmost test tunnel at the site in Punggye-ri, which some analysts say became too unstable to conduct further underground detonations following the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test in September.
  • Facebook 'Bug' Shows Company Plan for Flagging 'Hate Speech'

    Facebook 'Bug' Shows Company Plan for Flagging 'Hate Speech'

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    Curiously, however, the new feature didn't emerge under one of the site's myriad "hamburger" and ellipses drop-down menus, nor did it pop up as a one-time warning at the top of the site after a fresh login. Facebook has recently come under fire for what critics say are a lack of action when it comes to curbing hate speech in developing countries. That event will start with a keynote speech at 1pm ET, which will likely include a speech from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and company ...