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China, India seek fair settlement to border dispute, diplomat says

While there is no agreement on troop reduction, the two leaders will issue strategic guidance to their respective militaries to strengthen communication in order to build trust and mutual understanding. The daily called China and India "natural partners" and said that "both realize they carry the hopes of the other developing countries to improve worldwide relations, in order to make the world order more equitable".

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Former Trump Tower Catches Fire in Azerbaijan's Capital

About the causes of fires are not reported. A fire had broken out in the Trump Tower building, with firefighters responding at the scene, witnesses told Sputnik. The Trump Organization canceled its licensing deal for the hotel in December 2016, one month after Donald Trump was elected president. Monetary disclosures filed by his marketing campaign, Trump earned between $2.5 million and $2.eight million in administration charges from the unopened resort.

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At least 20 injured in oil refinery explosion

EST, after receding from the initial explosion. All of the patients taken to the Duluth trauma care center were awake and alert, Talirico said. The Coast Guard is monitoring the situation and in contact with federal, state and local partners.

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Bee-Harming Pesticides Face Complete Ban in Europe

The ruling "will not improve the lot of bees or other pollinators", Bayer said in a statement on Friday. An EU committee approved the plan to tightly restrict use of the insecticides, acting upon scientific advice from the European Food Safety Authority to tighten existing restrictions and protect bees, crucial pollinators.

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Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. says she is an informant

The New York Times reports that Veselnitskaya in at least one instance worked for Russia's chief legal office against the U.S. Justice Department in a fraud case targeting a top Russian firm with government connections. Business Insider reported in October that a memo Veselnitskaya provided the Trump campaign at the Trump Tower meeting contained numerous same talking points as one written two months earlier by Chaika's office.

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Coli outbreak from romaine lettuce spreads

Most infections are mild and the majority of people recover within a week, however some cases can be life-threatening. The variety of health problems connected to Arizona romaine lettuce polluted with E. Still, the remainder of the illnesses have not been linked to a grower and are not linked to Harrison Farms. Most packaging doesn't list from which areas the lettuce was grown.

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UCLA Bruins Football Scores Two Two First Round Draft Picks

The last time Arizona picked a quarterback this high in draft, former USC star Matt Leinart was selected also as the 10th overall selection back in 2006. 3) and the Bills got Josh Allen (No. 7). But Rosen, who said he "obviously" wants to be the starter, doesn't plan on creating havoc internally. "It's pretty daunting", Rosen said.

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Israel reaches final decision on deportation of Africans

Israel has until now classified the refugees, most from Sudan and Eritrea, as illegal immigrants, with asylum applications approved nearly only in exceptional cases. The initial deportation plan, which offered each migrant $3,500 and a plane ticket to third-party countries, has been condemned by the United Nations as chaotic, poorly executed, and unsafe.

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White House confirms Trump has 'no plans to visit Ireland'

She came to the USA shortly after Trump's inauguration. "Because he doesn't know me, never met me, doesn't know what I'm all about". Cook , who has urged calm during the recent flare in United States trade tensions with China, held private talks with Trump in the Oval Office .

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Trump's EPA Wants To Dramatically Restrict The Science It Uses

That letter, posted by the Union of Concerned Scientists , says that the proposal weaponizes the idea of "transparency" to allow political interference in decisionmaking that is supposed to be based on scientific evidence. But ex-EPA officials say the practice is vital. In a recent op-ed for The New York Times , McCarthy and the former head of the EPA air office, Janet McCabe, said existing air pollution rules that are saving lives might never have been imposed under the ban Pruitt ...

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Pak Foreign Minister Disqualified From Parliament Over UAE Work Permit

The court removed him using Article 62 of the constitution, which stipulates parliamentarians must be "honest and righteous" and which was also used to oust Sharif. This has dealt a blow to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party ahead of a general election due in a few months. The petition claimed that Asif had been an employee of Mech and Elec Co LLC (IMECL) since 2011 where he was working as a special adviser.

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Otto Warmbier family files suit against North Korea for torture, murder

Scepticism has been rampant about whether Kim is ready to abandon the hard-earned nuclear arsenal his country has defended and developed for decades as what it says is a necessary deterrent against US invasion. The signing of a peace treaty could eventually lead to North Korea and the US establishing diplomatic relations and opening embassies in each other's capitals, but analysts say it could also provide the North with grounds to call for the withdrawal of the USA troops in South Korea.

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Jeremy Corbyn ADMITS anti-Semitism is 'clear' problem in Labour party

But his efforts to rebuild trust appeared to fall on deaf ears - with leaders of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and Jewish Leadership Council (JLC) accusing him of not backing up his words with actions . He concluded by saying, "We can not and will not fail our Jewish brothers and sisters now". There are now 90 cases of anti-Semitism being investigated by the party, making up around 0.02% of Labour's membership of around 500,000, the spokesman added.

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David Alton comments on Alfie Evans case

While it has been ruled Alfie, who has an undiagnosed degenerative brain condition, can not travel to a hospital in Rome willing to accept him, it has previously been suggested he may be allowed to leave the hospital for his Liverpool home.

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Syria appeal falls short of United Nations target

Mark Lowcock, the United Nations under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs told a news conference: "My best guess and my best forecast is that by the end of the day we will have heard pledges for 2018 of $4.4bn". "Lebanon continues to be a big refugee camp", he said. He noted that after a few hours the UNSC will meet to discuss the humanitarian situation in Syria, and an important meeting was held this week in Sweden grouping permanent members of the UNSC, UN Secretary General Antonio ...

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Global wine production drops to historic low

Prices are up 74 percent in Italy, 45 percent in Spain and over 10 percent in France, the European Commission said. Wine production around the world has sunk to its lowest levels in decades. The French government said past year production had hit a record low due to a series of poor weather conditions including spring frosts, drought and storms that affected most of the main growing regions including Bordeaux and Champagne.

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UDPATE: Supreme Court Hears Travel Ban Arguments

The ban's challengers nearly certainly need one of those two justices if the court is to strike down the ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries. Francisco replied that the justices would not necessarily be barred from considering the previous statements, but argued that if the president's hypothetical Cabinet had presented a legitimate national security risk from the Israelis, he could proceed with the proclamation regardless.

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Martha Jefferson Hospital Receives A Grade for Safety

Developed under the guidance of an expert panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 27 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign grades to approximately 2,500 US hospitals twice per year. "Our patients can be confident that when they come to UPHS - Marquette they are being cared for at one of the safest hospitals in our region". "We are proud that these efforts are being nationally recognized by Leapfrog", said John Young, interim CEO of Columbus Regional.

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Syria chemical attack: Experts visit site of suspected attack near Damascus

A team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have been in Syria for a week but had not traveled to the city because of security fears, although Russian Federation and Syria allowed teams of journalists to access the site.

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Modi may discuss deporting of Nirav Modi with Xi

The two are expected to hold discussions on trade and terrorism in the respective meetings. "Both sides need to work together to create favorable conditions and gradually set with proper settlement of the boundary question and deepen cooperation in different sectors along with mutual understanding and trust".

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Monkey Can't Sue For Selfie Copyright, Court Rules

The case itself kept referring to a male monkey called Naruto , while Slater maintains that the original selfie-snapping primate was a female called Ella. PETA said that, while the court reaffirmed that animals have the constitutional right to bring a case to federal court when they've been wronged, the opinion missed the point.

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Man allegedly fondles woman on American Airlines flight, gets tasered

American Airlines released a statement saying a "disagreement occurred between two passengers" on American Airlines flight 2446. "American began the process of deplaning the entire aircraft ", American Airlines said in a statement. While in the police cruiser, Garcia caused $150 in damage by kicking the "driver-side rear window out of alignment", the New Times reported. When one officer tried to lift Garcia up, he reached for the officer's handgun repeatedly.

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Former fugitive Lois Riess waives extradition for charges in Minnesota, Florida

Once the legal process plays out there, she will come back home to Minnesota to face another round of those charges. Deputy U.S. Marshal John Kinsey confirmed Riess claimed a prize at the Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, La., on April 8.

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Mom Set Car on Fire with 3 Children Inside, Say Texas Police

Witnesses came over to see what was going on and saw a woman with three children in the vehicle. A Texas mother is accused of telling their three young children that they're "going to see Jesus" before setting their vehicle on fire. The records describe the woman as a US citizen, born in El Salvador. KTRK reports witnesses recalled the woman making an alarming remark just after the fire started.

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Euro-Med Monitor Calls for Permanent UN Presence at Gaza Protests

Hamas says the protests are aimed at breaking a crippling border blockade that was imposed by Israel and Egypt after the Islamic militant group overran Gaza in 2007, a year after winning Palestinian parliamentary elections. "We will view the recordings of all the CCTV in the area", he said. Mr Batsh, who had lived in Malaysia for about 10 years, was a lecturer in electrical engineering.