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G7 foreign ministers gather in Canada

Trump's envoy to Canada, Ambassador Kelly Craft, says her boss is leading worldwide efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons arsenal. On the situation in Ukraine, the G-7 ministers urged Russian Federation to comply with the Minsk cease-fire agreements, which include respect for Ukraine's sovereignty, and to return to a rules-based worldwide order, according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry.

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Is the Trump-Russia conspiracy lawsuit filed by the DNC political grandstanding?

The DNC "may very well want to divert attention from a special counsel criminal investigation, which they perceive as having dragged out so long that the public has lost interest in it, which doesn't appear to have too much meat on the bones", Napolitano, senior judicial analyst for FOX News, told Neil Cavuto.

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Man, 83, set to be executed for judge's mail-bomb slaying

It was the eighth execution this year in the US. The appeal to save Moody's life had been filed with the US Supreme Court. Moody replaced John Nixon, who was 77 when put to death in December 2005 in MS, as the oldest person executed since the U.S.

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Making public contents of notice before being admitted against rules: Par officials

If he is not convinced, the complaint will not proceed any further. Advocate Prashant Bhushan, whose NGO is a petitioner in the case, has demanded an "in-house inquiry" against the CJI, claiming there is "prima-facie evidence" raising doubts against his involvement in the graft scandal.

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Florida school shooting suspect says 'Sorry'

Ocala authorities said that one of the Forest High School students shot another fellow student in the ankle on Friday morning. During an interview with the Ocala Star-Banner , Bouche said he was evaluated for mental health issues under the Baker Act at the age of 14.

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Trump dings 'Shadey James Comey' over 'third rate book'

Mueller is examining Russia's interference in the 2016 United States election, whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow to tilt the race in his favor, and whether Trump sought to obstruct justice when he fired Comey last May. The two officials bonded over the idea of a proposed leak crackdown, even sharing a chuckle over a crude joke involving jailed journalists, according to memos maintained by Comey and obtained by The Associated Press.

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Guests start arriving for Barbara Bush's funeral

Bush , Bill Clinton , and Barack Obama , as well as other former senior officials. Here's a look at some high-profile figures who attended the beloved former first lady's private funeral. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston , Texas. The family has said Barbara Bush had selected son Jeb Bush , the former Florida governor, to deliver a eulogy along with her longtime friend Susan Baker, wife of former Secretary of State James A.

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Metro Students Trade Pencils for Microphones During National School Walkout

They held signs during lunch then had another idea to get their point across. "We've had activities at our schools, including writing letters for our representatives and voter registration", she said. They are asking lawmakers for better school safety but said they don't want to take people's gun rights away. "I'm exhausted of seeing young people die because of decisions that weren't made by them".

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EU Rejects Northern Ireland Proposals, Italy No Closer to Government

The UK PM has consistently reiterated that she will not allow the return of a hard border to Northern Ireland , but at the same she has also promised to leave the EU Customs Union - believing that remaining would be seen as a " betrayal " of Brexit .

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Dewey County Sheriff: 50 homes have burned in Rhea wildfire

In Woodward County, the 34 Complex Fire has burned almost 68,000 acres and is 45 percent contained. Crews have made progress on a fire in Woodward County, but are having a harder time containing the Rhea Fire in Dewey County, which has torched at least 50 homes and almost 250,000 acres.

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Former New York Mayor Giuliani joins Trump's legal team

Trump has struggled to find top-flight lawyers willing to join his diminished legal team. In a statement announcing Giuliani's hire, Trump expressed his wish that the investigation wraps up soon and praised Giuliani, a fellow New Yorker, confidant and Mar-a-Lago regular.

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Syria regime strikes and shelling target IS in Damascus

Yarmouk was the largest camp for Palestinian refugees in Syria earlier than the warfare. The jihadists have lost most of the territory they once controlled in Syria, but still retain a presence in the country including in the capital s southern districts.

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Pompeo nomination runs into more Senate opposition

Pompeo will nonetheless get a vote earlier than the total Senate even with an unfavorable advice. Simply how unprecedented is that this state of affairs? Another Republican on the panel, Sen. We were heading for rocky shoals, as Democrats who had supported him for Central Intelligence Agency director either were hesitant to offer support or outright said they would oppose his nomination.

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How Syria's domestic conflict morphed into a geopolitical proxy war

The author of the NY Times article, Thomas Friedman, later updated the piece after the IDF spokesman's office contacted him, adding the following: "After the story appeared, the Israeli Army's spokesman's office disputed the characterization and accuracy of the raid by my Israeli source, and emphasized that Israel maintains its policy to avoid commenting on media reports regarding the raid on the T4 airfield and other events.

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Michael Cohen scraps libel lawsuit against BuzzFeed and Fusion GPS

Trump's lawyer David Schwartz insisted , however, that the decision to drop the cases was not based on the merits of the claims, but was so that Cohen could devote more attention to other pressing matters. He provided a peek at his passport to BuzzFeed in 2017 to show that it contained no stamps showing travel to the Czech Republic. President Donald Trump said the recent Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Cohen's home and office left all lawyers "deflated and concerned".

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Syracuse University fraternity suspended for racist videos

It's my hope that each and every Theta Tau student involved in the creation of this video - and the others now surfacing - will be expelled from Syracuse University and their parents formally notified of their children's abhorrent behavior.

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Pittsburgh police readying for 'large scale protest' if Trump fires Mueller

Manafort faces indictments by Mueller in Washington and Virginia, accusing him of conspiracy against the United States and other crimes. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters last week that Trump believes he has the power to fire Mueller.

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Chemical arms experts in Syria go to site of alleged attack

Syria and its ally Russian Federation deny that an attack took place. The U.S. and its global partners are concerned by the delays, arguing that Russian Federation and Syria may use the delays as an opportunity to destroy any evidence of the recent chemical weapons attack.

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McKayla Maroney says she was abused by Larry Nassar 'hundreds' of times

Two-time Olympic medal winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she has questioned whether she paid too high of a price for her success . Maroney, in making a public statement against Nasser in January , could have been speaking for many of her fellow gymnasts: "I had a dream to go to the Olympics".

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Barbara Bush is remembered in Florida, where she had personal ties

The George Bush Presidential Library announced they will change their hours of operation the week of Barbara Bush's funeral . "I have climbed perhaps the highest mountain in the world, but even that can not hold a candle to being Barbara's husband", he also said .

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Russian Federation behind 'malicious' Grizzly Steppe, cyberattack, USA officials say

American and British officials said the attacks affected a wide range of organizations including Internet service providers, private businesses and critical infrastructure providers. However, NCSC chief executive Ciaran Martin said it was a "significant moment" in the fightback against Russian aggression in cyberspace, while the White House vowed to use "all elements of national power" to combat the threat.

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Merkel says more speed needed for European Union reforms

His speech to MEPs is part of a charm offensive ahead of European Parliament elections in May 2019, the first after Britain's scheduled departure from the EU. He spoke as Britain is leaving the European Union next year, euro-skeptic populists have won elections in Hungary and Italy and the European Union confronts the Polish government over judicial independence.

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Starbucks to shut over 8000 stores in US

It has also been reported that the manager who prompted the arrest is no longer working for the company. Last week, a Starbucks employer called the cops on two black men who were waiting for a friend at the coffee shop. Attorney General Eric Holder. A video of the arrests went viral online and sparked calls for a boycott of the coffee chain, prompting the company to undertake measures to contain the fallout.

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Senior Hezbollah official: Israel's 'elimination of Iranians will be met with response'

Iranian Army Airborne Commander Yousef Qorbani announced the production of the new missile on Monday and said it would formally be introduced to the nation during military parades on April 18, Iran's "military day". Israel claims that Iran has a military presence in the war-torn Syria that it intends to use against Israel. "By bombing the T-4 airport, Israel wanted to create an equation that shows that it controls the rules of the conflict and that is unacceptable to us", Hezbollah's ...

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PM Narendra Modi And Swedish Counterpart Stefan Löfven Sign Agreements

Stating that innovation, investment, start-ups, manufacturing were among the main areas of cooperation between the two countries, he said that attention was also paid to renewable energy, urban transport and waste management to improve the quality of life of the Indian people.