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Tour bus crashes in Taiwan, at least 32 dead

Forty-four people were in the bus, not the previously estimated 45, according to the latest figures from the local fire department. Pictures from the scene showed the tour bus lying on its side. Officials say numerous passengers were trapped under the crushed bus, and rescue personnel used a crane to pry the vehicle open. The passengers are all believed to be local tourists.

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Snowden: Report Proves I'm Not a Spy

While there may be little credibility to the latest USA media report claiming Moscow will present President Donald Trump with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the whistleblower pointed to it as "irrefutable evidence" of his lack of any ties with Russian intelligence.

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Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett pulls out of National Football League trip to Israel

Even if Trump and Netanyahu don't agree on everything, the simple optics of improved relations can be important. Netanyahu is facing pressure from the settlement movement and his chief political rival, Education Minister Naftali Bennett of the Jewish Home party, to push for more construction, annex parts of the West Bank and disavow his commitment to Palestinian statehood.

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Netanyahu Tells Israelis to Calm Down Over Trump Meeting

Netanyahu voiced support for the bill claiming that people "of all religions have complained countless times about noise from the muezzin". The U.N. That appears to put him at odds with Netanyahu, whose government since Trump's inauguration has approved 6,000 new homes in existing settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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John Oliver plans ads to teach Trump about key issues

The ads, which are similar to a catheter commercial that airs on cable news programs, feature a cowboy speaking to Trump. While Oliver might've just been using RuPaul as an offhand example, fans on social media were quick to take up the hashtag and tweet about their support for her candidacy.

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Pressure mounts on House of Commons speaker John Bercow over Brexit remarks

Tory MPs are also unhappy with the Speaker, who is supposed to be political neutral, for revealing his voted "Remain" in the European Union referendum. James Duddridge, a former Government whip and junior Foreign Office minister, tabled the motion over Mr Bercow's controversial veto of a speech in Parliament by Donald Trump .

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Judge Jails Officials From Kenya's Medical Union

The sentence was later suspended to allow room for negotiations. "This court declines to review its order sentencing the applicants to one month jail term. Doctors downed their tools to push the government to implement a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) they signed in 2013 that, among others, sought to improve their salaries and working conditions in public hospitals.

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Heavy metal group Metallica to play at Comerica Park in July

The heavy metal band's WorldWired 2017 tour will kick off its US leg at M&T Bank Stadium on May 10. Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat will be the main support acts for the tour run. The group will be filling much larger venues this time around, including a headlining slot at Quebec City's Festive d'éte de Quebec, and shows at Toronto's Rogers Centre and Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau in July.

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Things Donald Trump May Discuss With President Buhari Today

According to available information, the phone call would be at 9:45 am in Washington, which is 3:45 pm in Nigeria and 2:45 pm in London. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Mr Femi Adesina, has confirmed the story.

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Blast in centre in Pakistani city of Lahore leaves several wounded

According to reports, the blast occurred when a protest against the "drug act" was underway from pharmaceutical manufacturers and members. That suicide bombing targeted Christians although the majority of the dead were Muslim. The explosion occurred right between the DSNG van of Aaj Tv and a police van, our correspondent said. Police cordoned blast site, whereas the injured were being moved to nearby hospitals, including Ganga Ram hospital.

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Considering 'brand new' executive order on immigration: Donald Trump

A U.S. federal appeals court panel on Thursday unanimously upheld a temporary suspension of Trump's order that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. A White House official had said earlier that the administration was not planning to escalate the legal dispute to the Supreme Court, but Priebus later told reporters that such a move remained a possibility.

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At least four dead in avalanche horror at popular Brit holiday resort

A resuce mission to save the five skiers still buried under the "heavy accumulation of snow" is underway. Rescue teams have pulled out a victim from beneath the snow, and they are described as being in a critical condition. Three people remain unaccounted for. The 400-metre (1,300ft) wide avalanche occurred at an altitude of 2,100 metres, and struck at a particularly busy time during half-term holidays.

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Watch Alec Baldwin Break a 'Saturday Night Live' Record

El Nacional issued an apology for the gaffe in its Sunday paper, saying the mix-up "went unnoticed by all who reviewed page 19", where the photo ran. Trump finished, quoting from the " Cops " theme song. El Nacional published a still of Baldwin, captioned as the US President. Baldwin as Trump has also been portrayed as a loyal supporter of Russian Federation president Vladimir Putin and second-in-command to chief strategist Steve Bannon.

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Trump adviser steers clear of Michael Flynn issue on talk show

The Obama administration imposed the sanctions in retaliation for Russian meddling in last year's presidential election campaign. Trump is also deeply loyal to Flynn: Their relationship stretches further back than numerous national security adviser's White House counterparts.

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Rights group raps Pakistan for 'forced' repatriation of Afghan refugees

The New York-based watch group said the Afghans were driven out since July 2016 and at least 365,000 registered refugees were also among those targeted in the campaign. They entered without asking and threw all our things on the floor. Pakistani authorities have made clear in public statement that they want to see similar numbers return to Afghanistan in 2017, the rights group said.

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Trump considers 'brand new' executive order after court setback

Trump's nominee, Neil Gorsuch , can not be confirmed in time to take part in any consideration of the ban. Yet noting that it most likely would not happen quickly, he also mentioned the possibility of "a lot of other options, including just filing a brand new order".

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Donald Trump Promises 'Rapid' Security Measures After Court Refuses Muslim Ban

Purcell was making reference to last week's decision by Federal Judge James Robart to suspend the president's ban-Trump dismissed Robart as a " so-called judge "-and to the decision of the appeals court panel to uphold the the earlier ruling".

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Tamil Nadu Thriller: OPS Camp Expands And Sasikala May Spring A Surprise

However, Raj Bhavan continues to delay its decision, plunging the state into uncertainty. In the latest twist to the tale, Sasikala camp is holding a legislature party meeting in Golden Bay resort now. The petitioner contended that Sasikala should not be sworn-in as the verdict on the Karnataka government's plea challenging her acquittal in a disproportionate assets case was awaited.

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Republicans concerned about Trump's mental health, senator says

Franken specifically referred to Trump's false claims that 3-5 million people committed voter fraud in the 2016 election, causing the president to lose the popular vote. A top psychotherapist affiliated with the esteemed Johns Hopkins University Medical School even wrote a report saying Trump "is dangerously mentally ill and temperamentally incapable of being president".

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IHC bans Valentine's Day celebration in public places

The court was hearing the relevant petition filed by citizen, Abdul Waheed, who noted that mainstream and social media outlets were promoting celebrations of the day, an act he stated was "against Islamic teachings and should be banned immediately".

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Jones wants end to escapes as England edge Wales

Wales had played close to their maximum, which made defeat all the more chastening, but as long as they resist a 10-12 axis in the mould of Ford and Farrell they will rarely score enough points to win tight matches. "We are in a good place, our next game is Italy and we want to prepare hard for that and put in a god performance", he said. "It looks like we might have Anthony coming back which is fantastic".

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Trump travel ban: Policy adviser attacks USA federal appeals court

Asked if his intention is to issue a new executive order, Trump said , "It very well could be". Mr Trump said: "We'll be doing things to continue to make our country safe. But then chief of staff Reince Priebus stressed "every single court option is on the table", including a high court appeal or "fighting out this case on the merits" in a lower court.

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Donald Trump is considering another travel ban

Mr Trump signed in a 90-day travel ban on people from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen as well as dual nationals. When the ban was announced, many of these people were trapped outside the US or detained upon arrival in the initial confusion over the rollout.

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Patriots QB Tom Brady's Game-Worn Super Bowl 51 Jersey is Missing

Brady , the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player, was paid $44.1 million in salary and endorsements previous year, according to Forbes , making him the 15th highest-paid athlete. The Patriots didn't just so much win the world title as they snatched the Falcons' soul here Sunday night. New England made some team history as well.

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BJP worker hacked to death by CPM activists in Kerala

The incident took place after he got into a fight with an unknown group of people during a festival at a local temple. BJP had accused CPI-M behind that murder as well. "I would like to bring to your kind attention the alarming law and order situation in Kerala where nearly everywhere BJP and RSS workers are attacked and killed".

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Thousands march in Mexico to demand respect, reject US President Donald Trump

In a rare display of national unity, they came from across the country's deeply polarised political factions, portraying the U.S. leader as a menace to both America and Mexico. Three weeks into his administration, Trump has vowed to move ahead with construction of a wall on the border, repeatedly insisting that Mexico would pay for it, while also signaling a new push to deport millions of unauthorized immigrants out of the United States.

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NPA declares 'localized ceasefire' after Surigao quake

A strong aftershock alarmed residents, some of whom screamed in fear, while waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte to arrive to console natural disaster survivors gathered in a gymnasium in the hard-hit capital of Surigao del Norte province.

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Kashmir valley encounter leaves 2 soldiers, 4 militants and 2 civilians dead

The authorities strongly refuted the charge. Confirming the death of another civilian Director General of Police J&K S P Vaid described it unfortunate. "These slain militants were involved in several incidents of militancy, including the killing of policemen", the statement said. Once the militants realized that army is closing in on them, heavy gunfire started and army also retaliated.

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Syria army reaches edge of IS-held town: monitor

They add that Turkish forces are meeting strong resistance, and that military casualties are on the rise. "There will be no stop after al-Bab". According to the report by the SOHR, Turkish forces have advanced into the city from the west in recent days, and now control around 10 percent of the city and all of its western suburbs.

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Swiss Voters Ease Citizenship Rules For Immigrants' Grandchildren

The new constitutional amendment simplifies - but does not make automatic - naturalization for well-integrated people no older than 25 who were born in Switzerland, went to school here for at least five years, share Swiss cultural values , speak a national language and do not depend on state aid.

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WA Liberals to preference One Nation ahead of Nations

Bill Shorten has accused the Liberals of "cuddling up" to Hanson, while the One Nation leader said she is doing what is best for her party. "It is a statement of fact that the most successful governments in Australia are in Liberal-National government", he said.

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National Football League player pulls out of Israel trip, feels 'used'

So despite the pressure on him from the right, Netanyahu knows full well that the earth won't move if he uses the words "two states", explains that that's the only possible way to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and even invites the US president to intervene in the peace process.

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YSRCP MLA Roja Detained at Gannavaram Airport

However, she was escorted by women cops into a auto and taken to a police station. Police did not allow her to go anywhere for about an hour. But minutes later, Roja found herself being taken away from Vijayawada and was informed that she was being taken back to Hyderabad.

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Samsung boss summoned for second time over presidential scandal

The scandal has led parliament to impeach President Park Geun Hye . A prolonged investigation into the latest political scandal surrounding Park and the country's large business groups could potentially derail succession plans at Samsung, with some major management plans already being delayed.

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Uttarakhand polls: Congress turned this devbhoomi into loot bhoomi, says Narendra Modi

Congress Spokesperson Sandeep Dixit said if the Prime Minister knew that the so called "loot" is happening in Uttarakhand, then why did he not take any action against the state government? "In spite of the Maoist problem, Chattisgargh with a BJP government has established itself among the fastest growing states".


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