• Trump begins informal prep for potential Mueller interview
Trump begins informal prep for potential Mueller interview

The law aims to punish Russian Federation for interfering in the US election as well as actions meant to subvert democracy in Europe. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Russian government disproportionately benefits oligarchs and elites, as well as occupying Crimea, instigating violence in Ukraine and attempting to subvert Western democ...

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  • 2 soldiers killed in helicopter Accident are said by Fort Campbell
2 soldiers killed in helicopter Accident are said by Fort Campbell

The crew was undergoing "routine training" at the time of the incident. Two other aviation mishaps in the east African nation of Djibouti resulted in no casualties. Four Marines also died when a helicopter crashed during a training mission in Southern California. The wreck comes in the aftermath of five USA military service members having bee...

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  • Take pledge for BJP's 2019 win, Shah tells partymen
Take pledge for BJP's 2019 win, Shah tells partymen

Later, Shah said his intention was not to equate Opposition parties to animals. I have a heard a saying that when everything is washed away in a flood, only a Vat Vriksha (Banyan tree) stands tall. Lok Sabha elections is scheduled to take place in the nation in 2019. He also spoke on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision for "new India'". Earlier...

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  • Russian request for meeting over Skripal case is diversionary tactic, says UK
Russian request for meeting over Skripal case is diversionary tactic, says UK

The latest statement from the Russian Embassy said: " We believe that it is high time to arrange a meeting between Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in order to discuss the whole range of bilateral issues, as well as the investigation of the Salisbury incident ".

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  • Korea phone calls imprisoned ex-S. Korean president 'traitor'
Korea phone calls imprisoned ex-S. Korean president 'traitor'

May 2017: Park's rival, Moon, wins a presidential by-election. Choi was sentenced to 20 years in prison in a separate trial in February. There were no immediate reports of major clashes or injuries. She quickly becomes a heavyweight in conservative politics. But her relations with the Choi family have long haunted her political career. Their relati...

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  • Australian women break 4×100 freestyle relay world record
Australian women break 4×100 freestyle relay world record

Miley, 28, was bidding to become the first Scot to claim three consecutive golds in the same event at the Commonwealth Games after winning gold at Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014. He beat Mack Horton in the Games selection trials last month and repeated the feat Friday, improving his time by 0.93sec in the outdoor Southport pool.

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  • George Soros set to trade cryptocurrencies
George Soros set to trade cryptocurrencies

Now his $26 billion family office is planning to trade digital assets. A spokesperson for Soros Fund Management declined comment on the matter. Though at the time he did not predict the fall of them, like others in the financial industry did.

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  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Testify Before Senate
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Testify Before Senate

Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg told NBC that Facebook users could have to pay to completely opt-out of their data being used to target them with advertisements. "On the things we didn't do that we should've done that are under my purview, that's my responsibility and I own that". A day earlier, Zuckerberg said Facebook had taken...

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  • New strikes on Syria's rebel Douma kill 8 civilians
New strikes on Syria's rebel Douma kill 8 civilians

Opposition activists said 25 people were killed in airstrikes that targeted Douma while state TV said two people were killed in the capital Damascus when rebels fired mortar shells into the city. A medic inside Douma described to AFP chaos at the local hospital as wounded and dead were brought in. State media said a child was killed and 15 ci...

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  • Indrani Mukerjea rushed to hospital from jail, CT scan and MRI done
Indrani Mukerjea rushed to hospital from jail, CT scan and MRI done

Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in daughter Sheena Bora's murder and former head of INX media, was admitted to the JJ Hospital in Byculla late on Friday. Mukerjea, the co-founder of INX media, is now lodged in Byculla women's jail. We are suspecting a drug overdose and a possible brain condition. The murder case in which Indrani ha...

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  • There have been no trade talks between China and the US
There have been no trade talks between China and the US

Last month, the US President was quoted as saying, " Trade wars are good, and easy to win ". A day after China asked the WTO to referee a rapidly escalating trade fight with Washington, Trump questioned the organizations impartiality. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other large oil producers led by Russian Federation h...

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  • Woman facing murder charges after 7-year-old boy found decapitated
Woman facing murder charges after 7-year-old boy found decapitated

She was shot on the side of her head in a home located at the first block of East McCreight Avenue. A Florida woman was arrested Friday on child abuse charges stemming from incidents during a visit to Lincoln County earlier in 2018. According to court documents, shortly after the shooting, Hypes went to his uncle's house, saying he just shot the ...

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  • Michigan Announces End To Free Bottled Water For Flint Residents
Michigan Announces End To Free Bottled Water For Flint Residents

The water that once carried unsafe amounts of lead has now been safe to drink, if filtered, for around two years, according to tests cited by Gov. Rick Snyder's (R) office. "The vinyl detailing symbolizes reflection, reflections in water and reflections on the current Flint situation". That funding is earmarked for water quality improvements, pip...

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  • Car Rams Into Crowd in Germany, Driver Kills Self; Three Feared Dead
Car Rams Into Crowd in Germany, Driver Kills Self; Three Feared Dead

Police, quoted by the German news agency DPA, said the driver of the van has killed himself and they are not looking for other suspects. Authorities are treating incident as terror attack, according to media reports. The German news agency dpa reported, citing anonymous sources, that the vehicle drove into the crowd. "Police tweeted: "# Kiepe...

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  • Palestinian journalist killed as Israel-Gaza protest death toll rises
Palestinian journalist killed as Israel-Gaza protest death toll rises

The Islamic militant group Hamas , which rules Gaza , says the protests are aimed at highlighting Israel's crippling blockade on the coastal territory as well as the so-called "right of return", the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their former homes in Israel.

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  • Spain will respect German ruling on Puigdemont
Spain will respect German ruling on Puigdemont

The Spanish government has said it would respect the German court's decision. The Spanish Supreme Court is also considering appealing to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg for a preliminary ruling on the case. Separatist politicians are considering a second attempt to elect Sanchez after being emboldened by a German court's decision not ...

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  • Rory McIlroy chases career Grand Slam at Masters — AP column
Rory McIlroy chases career Grand Slam at Masters — AP column

A brilliant approach at the 14th curled up about 8 feet short of the flag, and Woods rolled in the birdie putt. "It's a place that I'm thankfully quite familiar with and know how to deal with". As good as he's feeling, Spieth isn't getting ahead of himself. He was in the large group at 69, the solid start McIlroy needed, especially with how Spieth ...

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  • Violence continues to rock Gaza border: 9 more Palestinians, including scribe, killed
Violence continues to rock Gaza border: 9 more Palestinians, including scribe, killed

The Israeli military has said it fired only at "instigators" involved in attacks on soldiers. Hamas says the demonstrations are meant to draw attention to the harsh conditions in Gaza . Kuwait on Friday called on the UN Security Council, to back an independent inquiry into the Israeli-Palestinian clashes, a week after a failed attempt to do th...

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  • Violence claims more lives in Syrian capital and suburbs
Violence claims more lives in Syrian capital and suburbs

Meanwhile, state news agency SANA said the Republican Guard of the Syrian army started entering the farmlands of Douma on Friday, accusing the rebels of undermining the agreement by not evacuating the district, firing mortar shells on the capital and refusing to release kidnapped people.

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  • Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Says There Were Likely Other Breaches Like Cambridge Analytica
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Says There Were Likely Other Breaches Like Cambridge Analytica

We've seen a few advertisers pause with us and they're asking the same questions that other people are asking . "So we're going after the economic incentive". "We cared about privacy all along, but I think we got the balance wrong", Sandberg said. "I think we were very idealistic and not rigorous enough and then there's the possible misuse".

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  • For Tiger, bad days at Masters beat no days at Masters
For Tiger, bad days at Masters beat no days at Masters

Spieth took only 10 putts on the back nine. Mickelson made no bones about the urgency he feels. It was not to be as each of his three birdies were followed by bogeys; on the two occasions, it was on the very next hole. "I've been working really hard on my putting speed, the biggest thing has been getting the speed down, and letting the ball hit...

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  • WTO 'unfair' to US
WTO 'unfair' to US

South Korea's trade ministry said in a statement that it has informed the WTO Council for Trade in Goods that its plan to suspend tariff concessions on imported US goods, which are equal in value to the South Korean washing machines and solar panels affected by USA tariffs.

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  • Trump 'ideally' wants U.S. troops out of Syria within 6 months
Trump 'ideally' wants U.S. troops out of Syria within 6 months

Trump's vow last week to withdraw troops and aid from Syria. Dan Coats told reporters Wednesday that top national security officials met Tuesday in an "all hands on deck" meeting and that "some decisions were made". During a congressional hearing on February 6, former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford said that it was hard to imagine how ...

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  • Spring to take a break over the weekend
Spring to take a break over the weekend

Most locations should expect around an inch by the time the snow wraps up later Friday , but isolated areas may see 2+ inches where heavier snow bands set up shop. High pressure will return for Sunday leading to a fair amount of sunshine but brisk and chilly conditions. Parts of Central Newfoundland could see freezing rain, posing risk of po...

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  • Facebook says you'll soon be able to 'unsend' texts after Zuckerberg caught
Facebook says you'll soon be able to 'unsend' texts after Zuckerberg caught

Given that fake IDs, US mailing addresses, and the creation of an LLC are all quite easy to procure-even from abroad-it's not immediately apparent what meaningful effect, if any, this process will have against protecting the platform and its users from foreign malicious actors.

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