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The new USA sanctions against Russian Federation announced on Thursday failed to grab many headlines in Moscow on Friday morning, CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports . Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, former commander of the British Army's chemical and biological weapons regiment, called that Russian claim "complete hogwash".
  • Iraqi Convicted of Attempted Murder in London Tube Bombing

    Iraqi Convicted of Attempted Murder in London Tube Bombing

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    Police say 28 more were hurt in a panicked rush to leave the train. Hassan said he'd been influenced by action films and wanted to be a fugitive. Prosecutor Alison Morgan told the court that shrapnel was meant to fly out of the device when it detonated, and Hassan hoped this would cause "maximum harm and carnage to those in the surrounding area".
  • Romanian Man Who Was Declared Dead Is Very Much Alive

    Romanian Man Who Was Declared Dead Is Very Much Alive

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    The story goes that Reliu had traveled to Turkey in 1992 for work and lost contact with his family. His wife, having heard nothing from him for years, applied successfully for a death notice in 2016. He appealed to the Barlad court to overturn his death notice. Constantin Reliu, who is dead and also not dead. There was a period in which Mr Reliu may have appealed the court's decision to declare him dead, but as he was out of the country, he did not do so.
  • Jack Leach added to England squad for New Zealand Tests

    Jack Leach added to England squad for New Zealand Tests

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    Worthing leg-spinner Mason Crane has been forced to withdraw from England's Test squad ahead of the upcoming series in New Zealand . "It's tough, especially when you have a chance on a tour like this but it happens unfortunately", he said.
  • FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe fired two days before retirement

    FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe fired two days before retirement

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    McCabe had made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked candor-including under oath-on multiple occasions", according to the Washington Post . Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , D.C., U.S., June 7, 2017.
  • South Korea aims for high-level talks about talks with North

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    Sweden's foreign ministry has refused to comment on that possibility, saying only that the talks would "focus on Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia". embassy. Its diplomatic mission in Pyongyang, which opened in 1975, was the first Western embassy established in the country. "We understood their concerns and they understood ours", Deva said.
  • Severe thunderstorms possible Friday in metro New Orleans

    Severe thunderstorms possible Friday in metro New Orleans

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    Behind the front, west winds 20-30mph will sweep through the area. Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of rain is possible, with more likely in thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation is 30%. The weather service in Huntsville said showers will move across north Alabama later today, and a few storms will be possible after dark.
  • Lamb performed well in Pennsylvania because he's 'like Trump'

    Lamb performed well in Pennsylvania because he's 'like Trump'

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    Saccone's poor performance is worrying for Republicans who were sure that tax cuts they passed a year ago, the party's only major legislative achievement under Trump , would be a vote victor. Lamb, a moderate Democrat , distanced himself from House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiLawmakers feel pressure on guns Former Pelosi challenger: I have no "interest in running for leadership again" Congress punts fight over Dreamers to March MORE (D-Calif.) during ...
  • NCAA Tournament: Miles Bridges takes charge, Michigan State beats Bucknell 82-78

    NCAA Tournament: Miles Bridges takes charge, Michigan State beats Bucknell 82-78

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    The Bisons' first-round foe is Michigan State . The Spartans (30-4) made the most of playing about 75 miles from campus in a packed arena with green-and-white clad fans in the stands. The Spartans outscored Bucknell 32-18 on points in the paint and made 26 of 41 shots inside the 3-point line. The Spartans led by 11 points at the halfway point of the first period, but the Bison climbed back into the game off seven straight points, all scored by senior Zach Thomas.
  • Guam archbishop to be removed from office

    Guam archbishop to be removed from office

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    Archbishop Apuron has denied the accusations and did not publicly comment on the verdict from the Vatican tribunal. Archbishop Apuron has headed the Archdiocese of Agaña since 1986, but was placed on leave by Pope Francis in 2016 after a series of abuse accusations from young men.
  • Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday

    Sweden, North Korea talks extended to Saturday

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    US President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his plan to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by the end of May during a call with South Korea's president, voicing "cautious optimism" over recent developments, the White House says. Woodruff also asked Kang about comments Trump reportedly made at a Missouri fundraiser on Wednesday that suggested he would withdraw troops from the USA base in Seoul if trade negotiations with South Korea don't go well .
  • Slovak PM's resignation may not ease protests

    Slovak PM's resignation may not ease protests

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    Last week, they demanded a thorough investigation into the shooting deaths of reporter Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova in the biggest anti-government protest since the 1989 Velvet Revolution that toppled the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia.
  • Pentagon Voices Support For Iran Nuclear Deal Amid Tillerson Exit

    Pentagon Voices Support For Iran Nuclear Deal Amid Tillerson Exit

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    Araqchi said , however, that the United States, as a party to the JCPOA, has adopted a subversive approach toward the JCPOA over the past 14 months. European diplomats, as well as other signatories Russia , China and Iran, have effectively ruled out any renegotiation of the pact itself.
  • Russian Federation could announce measures against Britain

    Russian Federation could announce measures against Britain "any minute"

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    In the address to Russia's Federal Assembly, Putin also showed video clips of nuclear warheads destroying Florida, the site of US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-lago estate. The two, along with a police officer who was the first to aid the pair, remain hospitalized. He suggested that the possibility that the Russians had lost control of the unsafe nerve agent could not be excluded.
  • JNU professor booked by police after students allege sexual harassment

    JNU professor booked by police after students allege sexual harassment

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    In a mail to Professor Johri, she accused that she was leaving his so-called prestigious lab just because he is a characterless person and has no manners on how to talk to girls. He also shared the group mail with PTI . On March 14, a 26 year old female student was reported missing from the University by her parents, traced later to her relatives house.
  • Trump Shakes Up Nevada Senate Race, Giving GOP Rare Good News

    Trump Shakes Up Nevada Senate Race, Giving GOP Rare Good News

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    Tarkanian announced he'd undertake another House run (he's lost two previous bids for the House and six different campaigns in the state) nearly immediately after Trump tweeted that he should do so and leave Heller alone, saying he'd done so because Trump asked him Wednesday night.
  • Kremlin slams Britain's 'absolutely irresponsible' position in spy case

    Kremlin slams Britain's 'absolutely irresponsible' position in spy case

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    Russian Federation must cooperate in an investigation into the nerve agent used against an ex-spy on British soil, Germany's defense minister said Thursday. "We are demanded to confess in a crime within 24 hours". Commenting on the issue, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that it regarded the punitive measures as a gross provocation that undermined the foundations of normal interstate dialogue between the two countries and reiterated the denial of Moscow's involvement in the alleged ...
  • British PM visits spy attack scene

    British PM visits spy attack scene

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    Mrs May announced the suspension of high-level contacts with Russian Federation, including a boycott of this summer's World Cup by Government ministers and members of the royal family. Rooda proceeded to say that the alleged attack on Skripal was "obviously" carried out by non-professionals or by professionals whose aim was not to murder him but to cause an worldwide scandal.
  • North Korean foreign minister arrives in Sweden

    North Korean foreign minister arrives in Sweden

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    In his first public interview since his decision in February to step down, Yun said Pyongyang would most likely be "scrambling" to prepare for the summit. "They thought it would take a little time". The revisions are apt to be cosmetic or modest signs of restraint, such as withholding strategic forces from playing a prominent or any role in these drills.
  • Firefighter Killed In Helicopter Crash Has Colorado Ties

    Firefighter Killed In Helicopter Crash Has Colorado Ties

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    The lawsuit says Vance failed to maintain control of the helicopter in-flight during the Sunday flight and didn't follow protocols to save lives as the chopper went down. It's unclear what caused Sunday's deadly crash. It happened around 7 p.m. between Queens and Manhattan. A phone message left with the company was not immediately returned.
  • Local man beat in Charlottesville rally found not guilty

    Local man beat in Charlottesville rally found not guilty

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    Judge Downer sympathized with that sentiment Friday, declaring Harris not guilty because he swung the flashlight at Crews after he tried to attack his friend with a flagpole. Harris claims he was trying to break the flag pole with his flashlight. The court also heard testimony from Crews, who recounted the events has he perceived.
  • Israeli Soldiers Killed in Palestinian Car-Ramming Attack in West Bank

    Israeli Soldiers Killed in Palestinian Car-Ramming Attack in West Bank

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    Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli military spokesman, said on Twitter that an "officer and soldier were killed and two soldiers were injured in a car-ramming attack", and that the attack was "deliberate". Gaza's rulers, the Islamic militant group Hamas, issued a statement praising the "operation" but did not take responsibility for the attack. Palestinian groups had called for Friday to be a "day of rage", in response to US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's ...
  • Black Caps struggle in warm-up ahead of first test against England

    Black Caps struggle in warm-up ahead of first test against England

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    Moeen Ali and Joe Root took three wickets apiece with their off-spin as the hosts ended on 287. Broad, whose tally of 399 Test wickets puts him second on England's all-time list behind Anderson, has not taken the new ball in either of his side's warm-up games against a New Zealand XI this week.
  • Two terrorists killed, two held with arms

    Two terrorists killed, two held with arms

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    A report from Khonmoh said that clashes between stone-throwing youth and security forces erupted soon after the encounter started. The militants had taken refuge in the houses in the area after their attempt to attack a BJP leader Dr Anwar Khan was foiled by his security guards yesterday afternoon.
  • Pregnant wife pleads for help after boulder kills husband

    Pregnant wife pleads for help after boulder kills husband

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    A 23-year-old man was killed when a boulder crashed through the windshield of the vehicle he was riding in with his family in Pasadena Tuesday, and authorities are seeking a suspect who may have intentionally dropped it. "If somebody saw something, please help us", the victim's father Francisco said, according to the Padadena Star-News . "My daughter didn't deserve this".
  • Moscow will expel British diplomats, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

    Moscow will expel British diplomats, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

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    Moscow is also considering its response to the United States after Donald Trump's administration imposed sanctions on Russians allegedly involved in interfering with the 2016 USA elections and cyber-attacks. On Friday, the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson made the incendiary claim that it was "overwhelmingly likely" that Mr Putin personally ordered the assassination attempt on Sergei Skripal using a Soviet-era nerve agent, an attack which left both him and his daughter Yulia in a ...
  • North Korean foreign minister visits Sweden amid summit speculation

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    North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has visited with top Swedish officials. . "The fact that we are a protecting power for the USA, have been at the border since the 1950s and have had an embassy in Pyongyang since the start of the 1970s has given us a relationship with North Korea in which we feel they trust us", he said.
  • Thousands flee as Syria battles enter decisive phases

    Thousands flee as Syria battles enter decisive phases

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    Air strikes killed dozens of people in eastern Ghouta , a war monitor said, and tired residents streamed out on foot for a second day as Russian-backed government forces pressed their campaign to capture the last big rebel bastion near Damascus .
  • Buhari blocks amended Electoral Act, writes NASS

    Buhari blocks amended Electoral Act, writes NASS

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    It started at about 9.10pm with the arrival of President Buhari. The Legal Practitioner said in-spite the powers of the federal lawmakers to amend the electoral act under section (vi) of the 1999 constitution, the powers does not extend to determine the sequence of the election.
  • Amber Alert Issued In Mexico For Missing Allentown Teen

    Amber Alert Issued In Mexico For Missing Allentown Teen

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    Authorities believe the teen "is at risk" and is the victim of a crime. From 2014 and 2015, Esterly posted several vacation photos on his Facebook page, showing Yu and his daughters at beaches, lakes and amusement parks. In a group text that day, which included Luu and Esterly's wife, Esterly called the allegation of any improper relationship with the girl "lies and speculation".
  • Warmer weather and rain chances for the weekend

    Warmer weather and rain chances for the weekend

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    It has that kind of potential, but is far from a lock. Over the next several days, we will get a better idea of the possibility of severe storms for Alabama, but for now we will leave them out of the forecast. Friday: Cloudy with a 70 percent chance of rain. Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected Friday . St. Patrick's Day should shape up to be mainly dry with the off chance for a stray shower.
  • Accusation of Putin role in poisoning is shocking

    Accusation of Putin role in poisoning is shocking

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    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reassured Russians that the UK's dispute is specifically with "Putin's Kremlin", claiming it is "overwhelming likely it was his decision to direct the use of a nerve agent " in Britain. Prime Minister May has said that the cabinet would be possibly looking to strengthen sanctions against Russian Federation. May was replying to a question by Conservative lawmaker Stephen Crabb who said that "One way Russian Federation seeks to extend its influence in ...
  • Nerve Agent Planted In Luggage Of Former Russian Spy's Daughter

    Nerve Agent Planted In Luggage Of Former Russian Spy's Daughter

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    Lavrov was speaking in the Kazakh capital Astana following talks on Syria with the foreign ministers of Iran and Turkey. Britain and its allies on Thursday blamed Moscow directly for a poison attack on a double agent in England, escalating diplomatic tensions as Washington separately announced sanctions against Russian Federation for allegedly meddling in its elections.
  • Senate passes reg relief bill to amend Dodd-Frank

    Senate passes reg relief bill to amend Dodd-Frank

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    The governor rejected the bill Tuesday, saying federal officials already license retailers. "As a co-sponsor of this bill , I am glad the House acted quickly to pass this important legislation and begin the process of securing our schools".
  • Two soldiers killed and two injured in Palestinian car-ramming attack

    Two soldiers killed and two injured in Palestinian car-ramming attack

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    Two Israeli soldiers were killed, and another two were wounded, in a car-ramming attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist in the West Bank on Friday. According to Hadashot news he is known to security forces and has in the past been incarcerated for terror-related activities, increasing the likelihood that the incident was a deliberate attack.
  • Jokowi to Attend ASEAN-Australia Summit

    Jokowi to Attend ASEAN-Australia Summit

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    Definitely, however, statements supporting freedom of navigation, resolving issues through global law and dialogue and support for the code of conduct are likely to be included in the ASEAN-Australia communique. interest. It is also expected that Australia will call on ASEAN nations vulnerable to tailored North Korean efforts to subvert sanctions to maintain maximum pressure.
  • Banksy mural in NY highlights case of jailed Turkish artist

    Banksy mural in NY highlights case of jailed Turkish artist

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    Banksy's mural has black hash marks for every day Dogan has spent in prison, according to The New York Times , which first reported the appearance of the mural. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU's Washington Square News. Dogan has been an active journalist for the feminist Kurdish news site JINHA , working to fight for the equal treatment of Kurdish women.
  • Merkel commented on the poisoning of former Russian spy

    Merkel commented on the poisoning of former Russian spy

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    He also gave no details, saying only that Russia's retaliation would be "well thought out" and "fully in line with the interests of country". In their joint statement Mrs May, US President Donald Trump , France's Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Angela Merkel said they "abhorred" the poison attack and shared the assessment that there was "no plausible alternative explanation" other than Russian Federation being responsible.
  • Modi To Open Indian Science Congress in Manipur Today

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    This was informed by the Vice Chancellor of Manipur University, Prof Adya Prasad Pandey. Organized by the Manipur University, 5,000 delegates from around the country, and 2,000 scientists along with four Nobel Laureates are expected to attend the event.