• State police continue plane crash investigation
State police continue plane crash investigation

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the Experimental Challenger II aircraft took off from a private airstrip around 8 p.m. The body will be brought to the Office of the Medical Examiner for an autopsy and identification. FAA investigators are on their way to the crash site and the National Transportation Safety Board has been notifi...

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  • Calcutta HC single bench extends stay on rural poll process
Calcutta HC single bench extends stay on rural poll process

Kolkata: In a fresh jolt to West Bengal government, the future of Panchayat polls is stuck in a legal limbo as Calcutta High Court division bench sent the case back to single Bench. "The TMC was refusing because it knew that the order will not be in their favour". During plea, justices asked lawyer from TMC, MP Kalyan Banerjee that why they ha...

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  • Man accused of posing as officer, attempted sexual assault
Man accused of posing as officer, attempted sexual assault

Prosecutors say the woman told authorities she became faint while inside a grocery store in Niles and took a candy bar without paying for it. The man appeared at Naas Circuit Court last Friday morning, April 13, and pleaded not guilty to all of the charges.

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  • Trump calls Comey 'Slippery' in Twitter attack, ahead of interview, book release
Trump calls Comey 'Slippery' in Twitter attack, ahead of interview, book release

All that's plausible. But notice what Comey told George Stephanopoulos on ABC News on Sunday - that he would not favor impeaching Trump because it "would let the American people off the hook and have something happen indirectly that I believe they're duty-bound to do directly" through elections.

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  • Kendrick Lamar Makes History, Wins Pulitzer Prize For Music For
Kendrick Lamar Makes History, Wins Pulitzer Prize For Music For "DAMN"

According to The Associated Press , "The Pulitzer board said Monday the album is a "virtuosic song collection" and said it captures 'the modern African American life'". The New York Times and New Yorker magazine have won a joint Pulitzer for their reporting on sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood. Moore's opponent Doug Jones won the spec...

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  • Duplin teachers honored for helping students grow
Duplin teachers honored for helping students grow

Hundreds of teachers are expected to make their way to the state Capitol on Monday for a " Day of Action " to plead with legislators for more funding. Unfortunately for the teachers, the demand was denied by their governor Doug Ducey despite strike threats that were repeatedly made. It's just they need to be in the classroom.

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  • White House weighing more Russian Federation sanctions
White House weighing more Russian Federation sanctions

Concern about tampering was raised by the United States envoy to the global chemical weapons watchdog. Assad is a close ally of Moscow. The Netherlands sees no sense in implementing more sanctions against Russian Federation for its role in the situation in Syria, Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs said.

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  • Three top officials of Kenya's elections body quit citing leadership failure
Three top officials of Kenya's elections body quit citing leadership failure

IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati has issued a response after three commissioners at the electoral commission resigned. . "Henceforth, political parties should nominate IEBC Commissioners". With the three commissioners resigning and another fleeing the country past year, the two remaining commissioners and Chebukati will be unable to make decisions...

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  • Former FBI director James Comey makes shocking claims about Trump
Former FBI director James Comey makes shocking claims about Trump

Late Sunday, Comey launched a publicity tour for his new memoir, " A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership ", with an ABC television interview in which he branded Trump a serial liar who will "stain everyone around him". "I don't know. These are more words I never thought I'd utter about a president of the United States , but it's pos...

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  • 2 men arrested after drug bust at Decatur County home
2 men arrested after drug bust at Decatur County home

According to a news release from the Joplin Police Department, the driver ran a stop sign at Maiden Lane, drove over a curb and struck a fence, boat, auto and tree on the west side of Maiden Lane. He was arrested on Friday. "We are reviewing our policies and will continue to engage with the community and the police department to try to ensure these...

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  • Jenna Bush Hager on grandmother Barbara Bush: 'She's a fighter'
Jenna Bush Hager on grandmother Barbara Bush: 'She's a fighter'

Bush released a statement, confirming after a "recent series of hospitalizations", she has decided against seeking additional medical help. "She's a fighter. "She's with my grandpa, the man she's loved for over 73 years", said Hager. "I'm not sure God will recognize me; I have so many new body parts!" she joked.

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  • India offers soybean exports to China amid trade war with US
India offers soybean exports to China amid trade war with US

China's first-quarter exports to the USA rose 14.8 percent from a year earlier, despite a 5.6 percent drop in March. That produced an unexpected trade deficit of $4.98 billion for the month, but such shortfalls are not uncommon for China early in the year, again likely due to holiday distortions.

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  • Sean Hannity Named As Donald Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Mystery Third Client
Sean Hannity Named As Donald Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Mystery Third Client

Cohen is being investigated for possible bank fraud and campaign finance violations, The Washington Post reported, citing an unnamed source. It's unclear how today's revelation will affect Hannity's coverage of Trump and Cohen going forward.

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  • Tory immigration minister clueless about Windrush deportations
Tory immigration minister clueless about Windrush deportations

Tighter immigration rules have affected a proportion of these people who are now being classified as illegal immigrants, meaning they have lost their right to work or to claim health care ( The Guardian ). A letter to the prime minister, co-ordinated by Labour's David Lammy, called for a "swift resolution of this growing crisis". Lammy, chair o...

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  • Ant given driving ban and fine after pleading guilty to drink-driving
Ant given driving ban and fine after pleading guilty to drink-driving

The judge said: "You were a man of good character. you have lost that good character". In a statement, read by his lawyer, the TV presenter apologised for his actions and said he was "ashamed and mortified" by what he had done. He is now undergoing treatment for his alcohol issues. He continued: "He is doing everything he can so this never happ...

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  • Macron's decision to hit Syria sparks debate in France
Macron's decision to hit Syria sparks debate in France

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting as part of the joint airstrike operation by the British, French and USA militaries in this picture obtained on April 14, 2018 via social media. "I am not saying that the attacks ... solved all problems but compared to the alternative to do nothing, this was the right thing to do". Inspectors fo...

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  • United States to impose sanctions on Russian Federation in wake of Syrian chemical attack
United States to impose sanctions on Russian Federation in wake of Syrian chemical attack

In a separate interview, Haley told CBS News that new sanctions against Russian Federation, which has forces in Syria supporting the Assad regime, would be announced Monday that would "go directly to any sort of companies that were dealing with equipment related to Assad and chemical weapons use".

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  • Binghamton University student killed in campus stabbing
Binghamton University student killed in campus stabbing

The 19-year-old victim could not be saved. Several people have been interviewed overnight by investigators from multiple agencies, university officials said. Souza's suitemates at Windham Hall have been relocated to other rooms. The stabbing took place in Windham Hall, according to a local news report that cites a Binghamton University aler...

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  • More Dorset children get their first choice primary school
More Dorset children get their first choice primary school

Condemning the incident and calling it a serious betrayal of ethical and moral conduct, the education minister said that the ministry would extend full support to redress the trauma that the students maybe going through. Book a tour of the school , speak to the headteacher about any concerns you have and also speak to parents whose children ...

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  • Syria air strikes: United Kingdom confident of successful mission, says PM
Syria air strikes: United Kingdom confident of successful mission, says PM

The rising tension over the Douma attack demonstrates the volatile nature of the Syrian civil war, which started in March 2011 as an anti-Assad uprising but is now a proxy conflict involving a number of world and regional powers and a myriad of insurgent groups.

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  • Police to provide update on McArthur case this morning
Police to provide update on McArthur case this morning

Police have said they plan to search at least 70 more properties where they believe McArthur, a self-employed landscaper, worked. He said Kanagaratnam arrived from Sri Lanka in 2010 and was not on file as missing in Canada . Esen, 44, of Toronto, vanished from the city's gay village on April 14, 2017. Five months later, police charged McArthur wit...

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  • USA pastor held in Turkey for his Christian faith, lawyer says
USA pastor held in Turkey for his Christian faith, lawyer says

He was arrested in October 2016 while running the Resurrection Church in the western city of Izmir. Andrew Brunson, of Black Mountain, N.C., has spent 23 years living in Turkey with his wife, daughter and two sons. But Bozdag insisted Turkey's longstanding opposition to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had not changed. In an inter...

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  • Armenians protest leader's plan to stay in power as prime minister
Armenians protest leader's plan to stay in power as prime minister

During the rallies, dozens were injured, including opposition leader Nikol Pashinian - who called the protests - and a number of police officers. The Republican Party's decision-making council unexpectedly met in Tsaghkadzor, a resort town 60 km northeast of the capital, to make the decision.

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  • Messaging App 'Telegram' Has Been Banned In Russia
Messaging App 'Telegram' Has Been Banned In Russia

The app, just like other messaging apps like WhatsApp , is known for its security with its encrypted messages that prevents messages from being read even if they are intercepted. The Russian telecommunications watchdog has issued an order to internet providers restricting access to web resources used by Telegram messenger, which lost a court bat...

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  • UK PM May: British forces conduct targeted strike against Syria
UK PM May: British forces conduct targeted strike against Syria

May reiterated that Britain made use of every possible diplomatic means to stop the use of chemical weapons, but there was no response and "so there is no practicable alternative to the use of force to degrade and deter the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime".

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