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Interior secretary wrongly used 'konnichiwa' at hearing on Japanese-American internment camps

Interior secretary wrongly used 'konnichiwa' at hearing on Japanese-American internment camps

She said her grandfathers did not speak about their experiences until late in their life. Japanese American Senator Mazie Hirono criticised Zinke's response via Twitter . Rep. Grace Meng, D-New Y...

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UN Report Finds Finland Is the Happiest Country in the World

UN Report Finds Finland Is the Happiest Country in the World

Four different countries have held the top spot in the four most recent reports- Denmark, Switzerland, Norway and now, Finland. Armenia ranks 129th out of 156 countries in the World Happiness Repor...

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Parties announce candidates: RS polls on Mar.23

Parties announce candidates: RS polls on Mar.23

Banerjee had stated on March 9 that her party would support Singhvi in the Rajya Sabha elections from the state, even before the Congress' announcement of the candidature. Both the BJP and the Congres...

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NPA to announce decision on whether to charge Zuma on Friday

NPA to announce decision on whether to charge Zuma on Friday

The charges, linked to Mr. Zuma's alleged involvement in a 1999 weapons deal, had been dropped for procedural reasons in April 2009 shortly before Mr. The charges - which Zuma denies - include counts ...

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European Union contributes €82 million in support for UNRWA

European Union contributes €82 million in support for UNRWA

The countries of Qatar, Canada, Switzerland, Turkey, New Zealand, Norway, Korea, Mexico, Slovakia, India and France agreed to provide the funding at an emergency funding conference in Rome. The govern...

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Troopers arrest suspect in Pikeville officer's murder

Troopers arrest suspect in Pikeville officer's murder

After talking with the people inside the auto, they separated while canvassing the area. Hamilton had served with the Pikeville Police Department since 2006. On Wednesday, Gov. Matt Bevin took to T...

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Dog death drama prompts Olivia Munn to boycott United Airlines

Dog death drama prompts Olivia Munn to boycott United Airlines

In a statement, United spokesperson Maggie Schmerin said the airline is "thoroughly investigating" what happened so that it never happens again. United Airlines says the flight attendant who ordered...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus

YSR Congress was also raising the Andhra Pradesh issue. While the Trinamool Congress and Congress led the charge against the bank fraud in the Punjab National Bank, Tamil Nadu parties carried bann...

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With Nitrogen Executions, Oklahoma Enters Uncharted Waters

With Nitrogen Executions, Oklahoma Enters Uncharted Waters

State officials made the announcement Wednesday, saying they cannot get the drugs needed for lethal injections because some drugmakers oppose having their products used in executions. Seventeen inmate...

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Explosion damages part of Palestinian prime minister's convoy to Gaza

Explosion damages part of Palestinian prime minister's convoy to Gaza

Hamdallah, who was not hurt , left the Hamas-run territory through the Erez crossing shortly after opening a wastewater treatment facility, the source said . The Hamas militant group has condemned...

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Kabando wa Kabando: I have been vindicated after Uhuru-Raila talks

Kabando wa Kabando: I have been vindicated after Uhuru-Raila talks

Even though details of the meeting remained scanty, sources privy to the discussions told the Daily Nation that Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Ford-Kenya's Moses Wetang'ula, and Amani National Congre...

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Trump to host Saudi Crown Prince

Trump to host Saudi Crown Prince

Various analyses of the crackdown viewed it as a necessary step for Saudi Arabia to streamline its famously inefficient government, a desperate clawback of resources appropriated by self-indulgent mem...

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NDB, ISA tie up to promote solar energy

NDB, ISA tie up to promote solar energy

Macron applauded India's efforts in expanding renewable energy capacity within two years, from 39GW to 63GW, with solar energy growing up by 140%. The founding conference of ISA is being co-chaired ...

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Jay-Z, Beyoncé coming to Arlington in September

Jay-Z, Beyoncé coming to Arlington in September

Music superstars Jay-Z and Beyonce are bringing their OTR II ( On The Run ) tour to Gillette Stadium. The concert will take place on August 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to all US dates of the stadium...

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Former Raiders LB Aldon Smith Pleads Not Guilty to Domestic Violence Charges

Former Raiders LB Aldon Smith Pleads Not Guilty to Domestic Violence Charges

Smith was charged with assault back in August for allegedly beating and stomping on the head of his sister's boyfriend on the morning of July 4, 2017. Smith's release underscores the Raiders' needs ...

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Dead, 2 Injured in Texas Package Explosions

Dead, 2 Injured in Texas Package Explosions

The woman had non-life-threatening injuries, police said . That explosion left one teenager dead and one woman wounded. "It seemed to be a non-festival related incident so I instantly relaxed", she...

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Trump Backtracks Again, Doesn't Set Age for Guns, Defers on Arming Teachers

Trump Backtracks Again, Doesn't Set Age for Guns, Defers on Arming Teachers

The President addressed the issue on Twitter Monday morning. As I just said , they're still outlined in the plan, but he can't make them happen with a broad stroke of the pen. they're allowed to bu...

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Insurgents have taken control of a district headquarters in western Farah province

Insurgents have taken control of a district headquarters in western Farah province

Violence has been on the rise as Afghan security forces struggle against a surge in attacks by anti-government fighters since the drawdown of foreign forces over the past three years. No comment was i...

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Trump hails House GOP draft report on Russia

Trump hails House GOP draft report on Russia

Conaway has led the committee's investigation since Chairman Devin Nunes stepped away from the probe during an Office of Congressional Ethics probe into whether he had disclosed confidential inform...

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China reacts to Trump's steel tariffs

China reacts to Trump's steel tariffs

Zhong said the United States has overestimated its trade deficit with China by around 20 percent every year, adding the two countries have different ways of calculating trade figures. The main channel...

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At rally, Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers

At rally, Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers

And if Pelosi were in charge of the House, Trump said, Lamb would simply "vote the party line". President Trump has recently made comments supporting the death penalty for drug dealers and while...

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Over 30000 Farmers March to Mumbai, India

Over 30000 Farmers March to Mumbai, India

But they refused. Finally, we told them to move early to Azad Maidan in the night itself so that the examinees are not affected. The last one year has been tough on Ankush Raotovar, a 55-year-old ...

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Average voter turnout in peaceful polls

Average voter turnout in peaceful polls

Araria Loksabha bypoll saw 57% voter turnout while Bhabhua and Jehanabad saw 54.3% and 50.6% voters respectively. The BJP has expressed confidence in winning the UP seats, especially the Gorakhpur...

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Florida knocked out of SEC tournament by Arkansas

Florida knocked out of SEC tournament by Arkansas

In the Razorbacks' last contest, they defeated the No. 23 Florida Gators, 80-72. "The Tennessee game was insane", Barford said. "They try to get up and down the floor like we did. LSU vs. Missis...

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Kenyan president and opposition leader meet in bid to heal divisions

Kenyan president and opposition leader meet in bid to heal divisions

Kenyatta and his long-time thorn-in-the flesh Raila Odinga , who is the National Super Alliance (NASA) leader have publicly reconciled and resolved to work together in the interest of Kenyans. Madaxw...

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