• Nestle pays Starbucks $7.1bn to procure global coffee licensing rights
Nestle pays Starbucks $7.1bn to procure global coffee licensing rights

The deal on Monday for a business with $2 billion in sales reinforces Nestle's position as the world's biggest coffee company tries to fortify its place atop a fastchanging market. The agreement excludes ready-to-drink coffee, tea and juice products. The former head of German healthcare group Fresenius has pushed for the food giant to focus in ...

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  • Israeli Soldier Convicted of Killing Wounded Palestinian Is Freed
Israeli Soldier Convicted of Killing Wounded Palestinian Is Freed

The shooting was caught on video by a human rights group and circulated online. On January 4, 2017, Azaria was convicted of manslaughter by an IDF military court, and was sentenced to 18 months, which was reduced to 12 months for good behavior.

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  • Lebanese PM Hariri's Movement Wins 21 Seats at Parliament
Lebanese PM Hariri's Movement Wins 21 Seats at Parliament

A young man was killed in Akkar in northern Lebanon by stray bullets fired in the air in celebration. The unofficial tally indicated sharp losses for Hariri, but he is still set to emerge as the Sunni Muslim leader with the biggest bloc in the 128-seat house, "making him the frontrunner to form the next government", according to Reuters .

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  • Spartans in Third After Day One of the NCAA Austin Regional
Spartans in Third After Day One of the NCAA Austin Regional

The Spartans are slated to tee off between 11-11:30 a.m. ET. The host school, Texas, holds the first-round lead on its home course with a 7-under 281, three strokes ahead of top seed Arkansas. George Eubank, August Lindvall, Axel Östensson and Dan Sheehan all registered scores of four-over par, 75. Cal Baptist finished in a tie for fourth-place...

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  • Syria Helicopter Crash Kills Two Russian Pilots
Syria Helicopter Crash Kills Two Russian Pilots

The bodies of the pilots were located by rescue crews and taken back to their base. On 3 May, a Russian fighter jet crashed after taking off from an airbase, killing both pilots.

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  • Federal budget 2018: Ambitious income tax cuts to benefit 10 million workers
Federal budget 2018: Ambitious income tax cuts to benefit 10 million workers

The government plans to extend the tax breaks in 2022-23 by lifting the 19c tax threshold from $37,000 to $41,000, which will prevent half a million Australians from paying the higher 32.5c rate. Adding up all the tax savings over seven years, an employee earning $200,000 a year pockets the biggest saving, of $11,815. He added there had been 10 y...

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  • What Analysts Suggest About Windstream Hldgs Inc (WIN)?
What Analysts Suggest About Windstream Hldgs Inc (WIN)?

The technology company reported ($0.65) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.59) by ($0.06). The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report before the market opens on Thursday, May 3rd.

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  • 1.20 lakh students from Ker to appear for NEET
1.20 lakh students from Ker to appear for NEET

Overall exam was moderate as compared to past year but Physics was hard in comparison. However, many students left the exam midway because they were not supplied question papers in their preferred languages which made it hard for them to understand the questions.

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  • CPM leader hacked to death in Mahe, near Kannur
CPM leader hacked to death in Mahe, near Kannur

There had been stray incidents of violence in the region involving BJP and CPI (M) in the past. "However, there hadn't been any issue in the recent days", Indian Express quoted Pallur SHO R Shanmukham as saying. The deceased, Babu, was a local committee member of the CPI (M), they said. "To protest this murder, the CPI-M has called for a shutdown...

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  • Karnataka, Tamil Nadu clash over Cauvery issue in Supreme Court
Karnataka, Tamil Nadu clash over Cauvery issue in Supreme Court

Attorney-General K.K. Venugopal asked a Bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra for 10 days time to add the "finishing touch" to its draft scheme and get the nod of the Union Cabinet. Tamil Nadu also filed an affidavit demanding the release of 4 tmc ft of water stating that around 19 tmc ft is available in Karnataka dams whereas just ov...

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  • China's trade report just beat across the board
China's trade report just beat across the board

China imports 60 percent of the oilseed traded worldwide to make meal for its massive livestock herd, with about a third of its imports typically from the United States. Reflecting that the Chinese yuan has appreciated sharply against the United States dollar over the past 12 months, the NBS said annual growth in exports and imports stood at 3.7% a...

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  • Pourquoi la suppression de l'
Pourquoi la suppression de l'"exit tax" est largement critiquée

Le Maire, invité de l'émission Les 4 vérités, sur la chaîne de télévision France 2. L'annonce faite par le Président dans une interview au magazine américain Forbes à paraître le 31 mai prochain ne risque pas d'améliorer cette image. "Beaucoup des réformes que notre gouvernement à adoptées depuis le début de mon mandat visent à réduire le coû...

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  • Deck fire damages Fargo apartment building
Deck fire damages Fargo apartment building

Soeth couldn't say if the deck fire was caused from a grill or cigarette, or if the fire originated on the second or third floor. Neighbors tell us that they saw large flames coming from one of the units and number of people started banging on doors to alert residents.

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  • China sentences former political rising star to life in prison for corruption
China sentences former political rising star to life in prison for corruption

In addition to being imprisoned, Sun was deprived of political rights for life and all his personal property was confiscated. In October, the participants of the plenary session of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China approved the decision.

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  • Canadians officials launch Nigerian outreach to stem border jumpers
Canadians officials launch Nigerian outreach to stem border jumpers

Ahmed Hussen, Immigration Minister, said that illegal migrants are entering to Canada through a forest trail. Canada is trying to curb the number of asylum seekers from Nigeria who are flooding into Canada via the United States, officials said yesterday .

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  • South Korea's Moon says Japan, N.Korea should talk
South Korea's Moon says Japan, N.Korea should talk

On April 27, during the inter-Korean summit, the first between the leaders of the two Koreas in 11 years, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in agreed to work towards the "complete denuclearization" of the peninsula and to sign a treaty that formally ends the technically-ongoing Korean War (1950-1953).

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  • British schools removing analog clocks from classrooms because students can't read them
British schools removing analog clocks from classrooms because students can't read them

Malcolm Trobe, deputy general secretary at the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), said this was causing unnecessary stress among students and that schools were trying to make situations "as easy and straightforward as possible" come exam time , The Telegraph reported .

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  • Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah call for end to J&K violence
Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah call for end to J&K violence

Meanwhile, Civil Secretariat, the seat of the Jammu and Kashmir government, opened here after functioning in winter capital for six months as part of the almost 150-year-old practice known in the state as "Darbar Move". Earlier in a tweet, the former chief minister said, "It's been a awful day in Kashmir & with the number of critically injured I fe...

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  • Kashmir Stands Still For Second Day Over Militant, Civilian Deaths
Kashmir Stands Still For Second Day Over Militant, Civilian Deaths

While one of his cousin was killed in a gunfight in 1992, the other cousin was killed in 1994 while trying to cross over to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) for arms training. Anees: The whereabouts of Anees is not known but police sources say he has also been killed. The five slain militants were identified as Saddam Hussain Padder, Bilal Ahmad...

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  • Special counsel Robert Mueller interviews Colony NorthStar's Thomas Barrack
Special counsel Robert Mueller interviews Colony NorthStar's Thomas Barrack

It was hard not to. He wouldn't have won any popularity contests among these attorneys either, but again, he was well respected. Mueller is torturing Manafort through these indictments without appropriate authority. "Whether prosecutors brought the case to flip Manafort is entirely irrelevant". However, he said Ellis could possibly prevent th...

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  • Secondus raises alarm over PDP members, Dino Melaye, Shehu Sani
Secondus raises alarm over PDP members, Dino Melaye, Shehu Sani

The presidency's reaction was contained in a statement Monday evening signed by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity. The PDP certainly has no shred of evidence to make such an allegation. This should not surprise anyone given the politics of anger, violence and polarisation that are the stock-in-trade o...

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  • Bride goes ahead with wedding despite having arm bitten off by crocodile
Bride goes ahead with wedding despite having arm bitten off by crocodile

He stated: "In the course of the assault the crocodile gripped her arm and ripped it off whereas her associate made frantic efforts to save lots of her". In a video of the service, the bride can be seen in her white sleeveless wedding dress walking into church with her stump heavily bandaged, holding pink roses in her bandaged left hand.

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  • Jurgen Klopp weighs in on Mohamed Salah's dive against Chelsea
Jurgen Klopp weighs in on Mohamed Salah's dive against Chelsea

Salah, 25, has netted 43 goals in all competitions, guiding the Reds to the Champions League final. Despite this, they are in the Champions League final and still third in the Premier League , but former Spurs midfielder Jermaine Jenas feels they are risking playing themselves into bad form.

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  • Volvo Implements Vehicle-to-Vehicle Connectivity
Volvo Implements Vehicle-to-Vehicle Connectivity

Connected Safety will be rolled out this year starting in Sweden and Norway. In hard weather or with curvy roads, this will lessen the chance of multiple vehicles becoming involved in the same accident scene, for example hitting a auto that's hit a wild animal and stopped.

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  • Multiple Fatalities In Brookeville Shooting
Multiple Fatalities In Brookeville Shooting

Over four hours after police initially responded to the incident, the area remained an " active scene ", the county police department said on its official Twitter page. Police say they " do not believe [the shooting] was random ". "Suspect not in custody". Some lanes of New Hampshire and Georgia avenues are blocked because of police and fire crew...

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