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Police are investigating multiple suspicious packages sent to United States military bases

NBC News justice correspondent Pete Williams told WTOP that a package was found at the Secret Service Tuesday morning. Officials have not confirmed how many packages were discovered, but media reports indicate as many as six packages were intercepted and seized by law enforcement officials.

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High-level North Korean Delegation Reported in Chinese Capital

Asked earlier at a daily news briefing about reports of an important North Korean visitor arriving at the Chinese border city of Dandong, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said she was unaware of the situation. The green cars with yellow stripes looked just like the bulletproof train Kim Jong Un's father, Kim Jong Il, used when he traveled overseas. A green train with yellow stripes arrived in Beijing Monday and left again Tuesday.

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Albert Belle-Indecent Exposure, 4th Ld-Writethru,245

According to Salt River police, officers stopped Belle because his vehicle matched the description of the two men in the indecent exposure call. He also faces one count each of driving under the influence and extreme driving under the influence.

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Puigdemont's arrest sparks more violence in Catalonia

Spain has to clarify its legal case against Puigdemont, after which German courts will have to decide if the accusations are sufficient to justify extradition. Fresh regional elections will be triggered if a new leader is not elected by May 22. Both the Spanish government and the independence camp want a new regional president in place.

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Rebels ready to withdraw from Damascus' eastern Douma district: state media

Five weeks since regime troops launched a ferocious offensive on Ghouta - killing over 1,500 people - they hold more than 90 percent of the long-besieged opposition stronghold on the doorsteps of Damascus. Only the town of Douma has yet to surrender. The negotiations on Douma came after thousands of rebel fighters and their families left three other eastern Ghouta pockets in the past weeks, after years of siege and weeks of heavy bombardment by the Syrian army and Russia's air force.

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Boiler caused gas leak that killed Iowa family in Mexico

The family from Creston, Iowa was staying in a rented condo on Mexico's Carribean coast and they were reported missing by relatives a week after they left. The TAO homeowners association said in its statement that the unit the Sharps died in was sold in November 2013 by developers of the TAO complex to a private owner, who "became the legal representative and also, accountable for its maintenance".

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Saudi Arabia: Houthi missile attack kills Egyptian in Riyadh

Houthi-run Al-Masira television claimed the missiles had targeted Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport as well as other airstrips in the south of the kingdom. The UN says living conditions in the war-scarred country have reached catastrophic levels and that 8.4 million people face imminent starvation. Spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said the coalition reserved the right to respond to Iran "at the appropriate time and manner", under worldwide law and within the framework of the ...

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Teacher allegedly performed oral sex on 13-year-old in school classroom

Wells said she wants stricter gun laws, including one that raises the minimum age to buy a weapon. Her husband reportedly told the teen's father that his wife had "made a big mistake", and suggested that they fight to settle the love triangle, the New York Post reported.

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5 killed in Mogadishu bomb explosion

Some reports said that one person had been killed, along with the driver. At least 14 people were killed and 10 others wounded in a auto bomb blast near a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu , Somali officials said Thursday. Mr Abdiasis Ali Ibrahim, spokesman for the internal security minister, confirmed the death toll to the state-run Radio Mogadishu . There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

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Rahul targets PM, claims Modi's app steals data to USA companies

The permissions required are all contextual and cause-specific", sources said, adding , "Each function asks for the specific permission when access is required. Praising Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and his welfare schemes, Rahul reiterated that the JD (S) was in an tacit alliance with the BJP and asserted that the Congress would win the forthcoming Assembly polls.

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Islamabad United wins Pakistan Super League

The Pakistan Super League final will be held amid heavy security at a newly renovated National Stadium in Karachi . Lahore first hosted the PSL final past year as well as three global Twenty20 matches against a World XI and one against Sri Lanka.

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Pulse survivors invoke LGBT victims at March For Our Lives

Other gun-control protests around the country were also met with small counter-demonstrations. Large rallies with crowds estimated in the tens of thousands in some cases also unfolded in such cities as Boston; New York; Los Angeles; Chicago; Houston; Fort Worth, Texas; Minneapolis; and Parkland, Florida, the site of the February 14 attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.

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Another blow to Donald Trump's efforts to combat Russian Federation probe

Trump hired Joe DiGenova, former United States attorney for the District of Columbia and frequent Fox News guest, to serve on his personal legal team last week before Dowd resigned . In a statement, diGenova and Toensing said, "We thank the president for his confidence in us and we look forward to working with him on other matters".

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Cloud firm Dropbox surges in Wall Street debut

As trading got started today, under the symbol DBX , the stock opened at $29, and while it's been up and down in the hours since, it's still in the mid-$29 range. Despite the rise in the IPO price, Dropbox's estimate is still below 10 billion Dollars, which the company received in 2014, by private equity financing.

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Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Germany

State prosecutors in the northern town of Schleswig are now in charge, but they couldn't be immediately reached for further details. If a new leader is not elected by May 22 , fresh elections will be triggered. The former Catalan president has been detained in Germany after fleeing Spain to escape a potential prison sentence over last year's referendum.

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Iowa family reported missing in Mexico found dead in condominium

Creston Police Chief Paul Ver Meer said they started investigating and determined the Sharp family did not got on their flight from Cancun back to the United States. "It's a very sad day for the Sharp family and the city of Creston as a whole", he said. It was also posted on March 15. Peterson said that friends and family had been in contact with the condominium complex where the Sharps were staying in last two days.

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USA charges nine Iranians in major hacking plot

The US Treasury Department , meanwhile, said the Iranian Mabna Institute , whose two founders are among the nine hackers, carried out cyber intrusions into the computer systems of 144 American universities and 176 universities in 21 foreign countries.

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Palestinians hurt in W. Bank clashes with Israeli army

Her lawyer, Gaby Lasky, said she agreed to the sentence as part of a plea deal with prosecutors that allowed her to avoid more serious charges that could have imprisoned her for years. The organization and Tamimi's advocates argue that there is a double standard for authorities prosecuting West Bank residents because Israeli settlers are tried in civilian courts while Palestinians are tried in military courts.

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Wall St set to open flat amid trade war fears

A day after the Trump administration imposed tariff hikes on Chinese goods, Beijing has threatened import duties on USA goods including pork, apples and steel pipes, accentuating fears of a global trade war. The reaction to the moves in Washington and Beijing was somewhat muted, with Asian markets regaining some lost ground after early sell-offs. Hua said the USA imported low-priced, labor-intensive products from China in large quantities, which considerably lowered the consumption ...

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U.S. approves proposed $1bn arms sale to Saudi Arabia

During Tuesday's visit to the White House , Trump praised the "great friendship" with Saudi Arabia and its crown prince. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to discuss the Saudi-led bombing of Yemen on March 23 and the missile deal was announced a few hours later.

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North Korea agrees to inter-Korean talks next week

Kim has agreed to discuss ending his country's threatening nuclear arms program which, in the past year, has accelerated efforts to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could target the US mainland, and to hold off on further provocative weapons testing while talks are underway.

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Texas bomber 'not sorry' on confession tape

Authorities had tracked him to a hotel in Round Rock, a city in the Austin metropolitan area, Manley said at a news conference. An official told the Associated Press that the suspect was Mark Anthony Conditt. In a statement , FedEx officials said the same person responsible for sending the package also shipped a second parcel that has been secured and turned over to law enforcement.

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In holiday greeting to Iranians, Trump takes aim at 'self-serving' regime

Trump, who has threatened to pull Washington out of a multilateral deal with Tehran to curb its nuclear program, called the Revolutionary Guard "a hostile army that brutalizes and steals from the Iranian people to fund terrorism overseas". The Crown Prince will be in the United States for three weeks and tour the country, seeking foreign investment into Saudi Arabia as well as defense and cultural ties.

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MS appoints its first-ever female USA senator

Hyde-Smith, the MS agriculture and commerce commissioner, will also run for election to the seat in November to finish out the rest of Cochran's term, which is up in 2020, Roll Call reported . The Politico story also said White House officials said President Trump would neither campaign for nor endorse her. The Nov. 6 special election to permanently fill his seat is expected to be one of the most important mid-term elections in the country as the GOP tries to maintain its slim majority ...

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Maduro comes out against Trump sanctioning 'Petro' currency

Russian involvement with Venezuela's state-backed cryptocurrency could be seen as efforts to "break off from the western influence". Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro has previously referred to the petro as "kryptonite" and the United States government as "Superman".