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Putin Critic Shot Dead in Ukraine

The bodyguard managed to shoot back at the attacker. Krishchenko said police were viewing the murder as a contract killing. Interfax reported Presidential spokesman Sviatoslav Tseholko as accusing Moscow over the attack. Once there, he obtained Ukrainian citizenship, denounced Mr Putin's rule and testified against Ukraine's former president Viktor Yanukovich, who fled to Russian Federation in 2014 after his security forces shot dead scores of people in Kiev during mass protests.

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Second incident in 3 days: Nigerian woman allegedly slapped in Greater Noida

Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested five people in the matter. Human Rights Watch said "hate-filled crimes against foreign students and vigilante attacks in India's cities" were not new, and authorities should label this as a crime fuelled by race.

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Sean Whelan - Two years not enough for Brexit talks

Interior Minister Amber Rudd also said that security cooperation was part of European Union membership and would have to be negotiated. There is no way around it", Tusk said, "The EU27 [the remaining member states] does not and will not pursue a punitive approach.

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Republicans to Try Again on Obamacare Repeal by May

The next day he wrote the Freedom Caucus "was able to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory". And the more House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to appease the Freedom Caucus, the more he risked alienating the liberal wing of the House GOP. And Hannity started his Monday radio program choosing to blame the House GOP leadership for the colossal healthcare disaster, insisting it was not the fault of the HFC.

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'Beauty and the Beast' tops 2 million in admissions on 8th day

The film was the highpoint of a weekend dominated by nostalgia-driven fare, with Power Rangers and CHiPs also released in cinemas. Back then, the box office was nearly evenly split between domestic ($202 million) and foreign ($222 million).

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South Carolina Gamecocks beat Stanford Cardinal to reach national title game

The Tar Heels clean up 42 percent of their missed shots with offensive rebounds. And based on that, bettors will want to back North Carolina as it chases a sixth NCAA Tournament championship. No. 3 seed OR plus-5 vs. No. 1 North Carolina vs. Her math teacher, Lawrence Lawson, had students fill out a bracket as a way to boost their morale before testing season, also encouraging them to research the participating colleges.

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'Gong Show' Host Chuck Barris Reportedly Dies At 87

Barris' task was to ascertain whether Clark was involved in the illegal practice of payola. After debuting that December, the program aired on ABC through 1973 and survived in various syndicated television runs until 1999. Future sportscaster Al Michaels was a member of his staff; Burt Reynolds, Michael Jackson and John Ritter were among the contestants; and it was Barris' idea to have Lange and the contestants blow kisses to the cameras at the end of each show.

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Alleged rape at Maryland high school spurs immigration debate

A 14-year-old student Montgomery County student says two male students raped her inside a bathroom at Rockville High. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has told FOX 5 that Sanchez was encountered by a border patrol agent last August in Texas.

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Jim Ross Signs New WWE Deal

If this current rumor is true, then it appears that WrestleMania 33 is going to be a slobberknocker! Dave Meltzer said on a recent episode of Wrestling Observer Radio , by way of Wrestling Inc . As told to Jim Ross from Goldberg on a recent episode of The Ross Report , the champion doesn't care if he is in the main event slot. In case you didn't know.

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Where did April Fools' Day actually come from?

The Dutch version of the holiday was a "fools' errand" day, encouraging the unwary to go gather - for instance - pigeon milk. 5 Also known as: Other names for April Fools' Day around the world: April Noddy Day, Gowkie Day, Huntigowk Day and St.

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I-85 Highway Collapse Snarls Atlanta Traffic

Dozens of firefighters battled to control the blaze underneath the roadway, before evacuating the area as the intense heat caused a section of Interstate 85 in Atlanta , Georgia, to break up. "We will continue updating the public on alternative traffic routes and other information as it becomes available", says Deal. The funds for short-term repairs "can make long-term fix work possible in the weeks ahead".

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Sridevi's Mom to release with Shraddha Kapoor's Haseena

Recently, Salman Khan had launched the poster of this film at the Zee Cine Awards along with Sridevi. The actor is doing a cameo in the film. The makers of the film unveiled its motion poster today and going by what we see, it is no doubt going to be one of the best performances of the diva.

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It's now Ronaldo airport in Madeira, not everyone happy with his bust

Portugal president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was also on hand to unveil a brand new bronze bust of Ronaldo that will stand on a plinth outside the airport. "The bronze bust squashes the player's eyes close together, and the cheeky raised-eyebrow smile more resembles a leer". The strangeness of the bust was accentuated when it was Photoshopped onto a picture of Ronaldo's actual body.

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Only one London team worth playing for, says Wenger

During Friday's pre-match press conference ahead of Chelsea's London derby against Crystal Palace, Conte also had his say on the matter. If Manchester City beat Arsenal it becomes a three horse race for one spot for these incredibly famous and decorated teams.

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Escape of cattle from St. Louis slaughterhouse spurs roundup

Officers were seen holding tranquilizer rifles. Despite the matador-like duty of police officers and slaughterhouse workers rounding up the cattle in parks and parking lots, no injuries were reported. One of the oldest dairy cows on the farm lived to be 28, Coston said. While all these calls for help exist, Star Packing owner Omar Hamdan told the newspaper they can have the cattle just like everyone else.

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Pamela Anderson dating Julian Assange? Really?

Assange has been living in the embassy in Knightsbridge since 2012, over fears that he will be extradited to the U.S. as part of an investigation into Wikileaks. '"This silly ridiculous case in Sweden, people really need to look at it and see there was no crime committed, he hasn't been convicted of anything, and we need to support him", she said, defending Assange.

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Fellow inmate suspected of beating serial killer to death

As Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports , "64-year-old Donald Harvey had been nicknamed the "Angel of Death" in 1987, after admitting to killing 37 elderly or chronically ill people in hospitals in Cincinnati and in rural Kentucky beginning in 1970".

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European Union 27 sign Rome Summit declaration

Sometimes in more creative ways than others too... He said: "We want to raise the issue in British and Scottish people's lives that you have lies in the referendum campaign that people were not held accountable for and, whether you voted Remain or Leave, that is a real issue".

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Why Sylvester Stallone Walked Away From The Expendables 4

Lerner acknowledged the differences he has had with Stallone, but wasn't willing to concede a divorce just yet. " We're going to do our best, but I think we've got some really great attitude going ", Stallone had teased of the fourth film earlier this year on his Facebook page.

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Is Paul Ryan any worse off after health care bill defeat?

Donald Trump has savaged conservatives for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as aides signalled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming battles such as the budget and tax cuts.

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White House staff finance files raise conflict of interest concerns

Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump are beneficiaries of scores of real estate and investment businesses worth about $ 741 million , documents reveal. Between January 2016 and March 2017 she made between US$1 million and US$5 million in rent or royalties from the hotel, the documents showed. Trump's personal lawyer Sheri Dillon promised that the new president would "build in protections" to show that his actions "are for their benefit and not to support his financial interests".

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Lights out; Earth Hour occurring world-wide for climate change

Scott says previous year over 178 countries and territories participated in Earth Hour. The "Earth Hour" movement was globally accepted and celebrated, each year over 172 countries and over 7000 cities shut down the electricity of landmark monuments to participate and raise awareness! A ceremony was held at the Parliament House at 8pm in connection with Earth Hour.

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India vs Australia 4th Test: Hosts Sweating Over Virat Kohli's Fitness

He captained the side when Kohli was off the field due to injury at Ranchi on Day 1 and 2. The top-ranked Test side's fielding standards and body language noticeably dipped when Rahane was calling the shots in Ranchi, while the vice-captain struggled to come up with fresh ideas as Steve Smith marched to 178 not out.

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White House steps up accusations that Obama Administration spread intelligence about Trump

I would say that it was a work that both sides worked together on. "Does the chief of staff", Thrush shot back. Tuesday's White House press briefing brought some colorful exchanges between Spicer and the press. Nunes, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, has come under fire in recent weeks for communications with the White House that critics have deemed inappropriate.

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The GOP is apparently not done failing at health care

Shumer said there are elements of the law that need fixing, including the cost of health insurance for middle-class Americans. Trump's effort last week to win approval of the Republican replacement bill for Obamacare collapsed when hard-right conservatives and some centrist Republicans objected to the measure.

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Prince William, Duchess Kate land in Paris for two-day tour

During the stop, the royal couple met with victims and fire responders from two tragic Parisian terrorist attacks - the November 2015 attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and the 2016 attack in Nice on Bastille Day, which left 86 people dead.

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Not enough votes -- House delays health care bill to Friday

Quinnipiac said its poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. WASHINGTON (AP) - In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly - after seven years of nonstop railing against the health care law.

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Adam Schiff Gets To See Secret Trump Probe Documents

Rep. Adam Schiff said the White House has not explained why the materials were shared with only one member of the committee, chairman Devin Nunes. Pelosi claimed Nunes was "duped" by White House into spinning the administration's message that Trump was wiretapped during the presidential campaign.

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Trump hosts bipartisan reception for senators and spouses at White House

Russian Federation expert Clint Watts, of the Foreign Policy Research Institute Program on National Security told the Senate intelligence committee that President Vladimir Putin hasn't stopped his alleged disinformation campaign in America.

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Syrian, Palestine issues to top Arab League summit agenda

Arab leaders gathered for an annual summit in Jordan on Wednesday (Mar 29) looking to overcome divisions on regional crises including the devastating wars in Syria and Yemen. Ahead of the summit, the United Nations chief Antonio Guterres called on Arab leaders to set aside their differences to confront Syria's war, which is estimated to have killed more than 320,00 people and displaced millions.

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Brad Pitt screen tested for 'Deadpool 2's' Cable

Brad Pitt had to pass on playing superhero Cable in the Deadpool sequel due to scheduling issues. "He's such a lovable character, we're going to carry that through", Leitch told a popular magazine. It's also been confirmed that both an X-Force movie and a Deadpool 3 are being planned as separate follow-ups to Deadpool 2 . He is Deadpool's time-travelling companion and is set to have a major role in the upcoming film.

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Spicer downplays Trump's calls for immunity for Michael Flynn

Congressional officials told NBC News on Friday the Senate Intelligence Committee rejected the offer, largely because the request is "wildly premature". Trump on Friday morning advised Flynn to pursue an immunity deal in a tweet. Senators want to grill President Trump's former security adviser to the president over Russia's alleged meddling in last year's United States election.

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G20 Leaders Drop Free Trade Pledge Under US Pressure

G20 finance chiefs meeting in Germany on Saturday have failed to renew a pledge to bolster free trade. What Trump offers is smart free trade, in which the rules of the trade deals do not tilt away from a country's best interests. European countries and others that depend on exports, such as China, were said to be pushing for a stronger statement in favor of trade with fewer tariffs and other barriers in a rule-based system.

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Health Care: Incremental Change May Be Necessary

On Friday, House Republicans took a hit as their new health care bill completely collapsed. "The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda", Trump tweeted. Multiple health care providers have threatened to leave the "Obamacare" exchange in 2018.Humana announcedits departure last month, and while it isn't the largest player in the market, it raised red flags as to what other providers may follow its lead.

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Notorious 'Granny Gem Thief' Doris Payne sentenced

Payne was sentenced in Dekalb County Superior Court to three years probation in addition to house arrest and was banned from malls in the Atlanta area. Payne has a lengthy criminal history involving various theft crimes dating back to the 1960s. In 2013, a documentary was done on her life, appropriately titled " The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne ".


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