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The meeting was attended by the Saudi Ambassador to Washington, the Foreign Minister and the permanent representative to the United Nations. The joint venture was part of the package of USA defense deals touted last May during President Trump's state visit to Saudi Arabia .
  • Adnan Syed Of 'Serial' Podcast Granted A New Trial

    Adnan Syed Of 'Serial' Podcast Granted A New Trial

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    Adnan Syed , a convicted killer who gained worldwide fame from the podcast " Serial ", will finally get a new trial after spending roughly 18 years in prison for a murder he says he did not commit. Syed's trial lawyer tweeted the news about the new trial on Thursday afternoon. In a statement to the Sun , the office of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said it was "currently reviewing today's decision to determine next steps".
  • Pelosi expreses concern over Shulkin firing

    Pelosi expreses concern over Shulkin firing

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    Robert Wilkie, now the undersecretary of for personnel and readiness at the defence department, will serve as acting secretary for Veterans Affairs while Jackson awaits Senate confirmation, Trump said . President Trump calls him highly trained and qualified, but some lawmakers disagree. Expanding private health care for veterans was a talking point of Trump's on the campaign trail, and a White House priority, and Shulkin's critics have said he was a roadblock to achieving that goal.
  • Turnout low as Egyptians wrap up presidential vote

    Turnout low as Egyptians wrap up presidential vote

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    Authorities were keen to ensure a higher turnout this time around as Sisi saw attendance at polls as a referendum on his popularity and was seeking a strong mandate to fight militants and push through tough economic reforms. His sole opponent in the current election, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, was claimed by many to be a "dummy" candidate and was viewed as the government's effort to maintain the appearance of democracy.
  • Easter Egg Hunts: an egg-citing time of year for children

    Easter Egg Hunts: an egg-citing time of year for children

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    While juveniles over 12 will be unable to participate in the Easter egg hunt , Johnson added family members are urged to attend the event. Children must bring their own baskets. Crosby said the Egg-ceptional Egg Hunt won the Innovative Program award for the State of Georgia at the Georgia Recreation and Park Association State Conference in 2014.
  • Koreas fix date and place for historic summit

    Koreas fix date and place for historic summit

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    As the two Koreas remain technically at war since the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a cease-fire, their leaders have held formal talks only twice, in 2000 and 2007. The Asahi newspaper said earlier that Kim Jong Un's administration was seeking a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. However, the North has yet to officially confirm its interest in a summit between the leaders.
  • Returning to Pakistan, Malala is overwhelmed by her emotions

    Returning to Pakistan, Malala is overwhelmed by her emotions

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    Marvi Memon, a senior leader of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League party, also welcomed Yousafzai, saying it was a pleasant surprise for her to see Yousafzai back home. "It's the happiest day of my life", she said. "Some Pakistanis have always been critics of Malala , favouring conspiracy theories claiming she is "a Western agent" or was actually shot by the CIA", Kermani says.
  • India, China trade ministers break ice over breakfast

    India, China trade ministers break ice over breakfast

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    He chose South China Morning Post , a relatively independent newspaper from non-Communist Hong Kong to voice India's opinion. The area of the stand-off is also claimed by Bhutan. India has often expressed frustration with the promises made by China, drawing a contrast with Chinese non-tariff barriers that prevent Indian companies accessing the Chinese market.
  • Mega Millions $502 Jackpot Drawing: How To Play, Win Friday's Jackpot?

    Mega Millions $502 Jackpot Drawing: How To Play, Win Friday's Jackpot?

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    The Mega Millions jackpot reached $502 million on March 28, 2018. It's just the fourth time in Mega Millions history the jackpot has surged past $500 million. According to Mega Millions, each payment value is 5 percent higher than the previous one. But he's never sold a victor as big as Friday's projected jackpot.
  • Forecast: Nice spring temps today, snow possible through the weekend

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    Another round of steadier showers arrives Thursday afternoon and evening. Temperatures may take all day to warm. Ice, sleet, and snow accumulation will be light, so impacts will be minor but there may be some icy spots. Despite clouds staying mostly cloudy, Wednesday afternoon highs will still get into the middle & upper 40s. "As we head into mid-week it remains cold with a risk of snow for all areas, although this is most likely over northern high ground".
  • Warmer Wednesday then back to wintry weather

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    By later on this afternoon though the clouds have thickened up, and a few isolated showers will be possible as a cold front begins to track through the area. Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 30% chance for rain and a high near 54 degrees. They will be short-lived, and Sunday afternoon should be cloudy, but comfortable, with highs in the upper 60s.
  • Adea Shabani missing: Body found in grave could be of Hollywood actress

    Adea Shabani missing: Body found in grave could be of Hollywood actress

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    The official added that authorities would need to have the remains positively identified by the Nevada County coroner. After she was reported missing, police questioned Spotz, who said they were on a road trip to north California when an argument erupted, and that he let her out of the vehicle on the side of a freeway never to see her again.
  • One dead, one wounded in hostage-taking in Trebes, France

    One dead, one wounded in hostage-taking in Trebes, France

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    A 26-year-old Moroccan national , Redouane Lakdim , who was living in Carcassonne and reportedly obtained a French citizenship in 2015, hijacked a auto, wounding the driver and killing the passenger, to drive to Trebes where he took people hostage at a supermarket.
  • Gundogan: Germany paying no mind to 7-1 ahead of Brazil match

    Gundogan: Germany paying no mind to 7-1 ahead of Brazil match

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    Tite explained in depth why he sees Germany as one of the favourites to defend their World Cup title this June in Russian Federation. "They have reinvented themselves in the past two or three years". Others such as Shakhtar Donetsk's Fred, Manchester City's Ederson and Real Sociedad's Willian Jose will hope for their chance to shine, but there's no doubt Brazil will be taking this friendly seriously.
  • Weather Forecast- Monday, March 26th

    Weather Forecast- Monday, March 26th

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    Rain areas will become more organized through the day Thursday . Chances of precipitation drop to 60 percent Thursday evening. The winds on Tuesday will also aid in bumping up temperatures along the Rocky Mountain Front. Our next storm system will introduce an extended period of scattered showers, probably holding off until almost Midnight Tuesday night . Friday will also be showery and cloudy, and we'll add a gusty wind to the forecast.
  • Believe Cong was company's client: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    Believe Cong was company's client: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

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    Parliament that a Canadian firm allegedly linked to Cambridge Analytica developed the software that the Trump campaign used to target voters in the 2016 US presidential race. On Sunday, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg in ads in national newspapers in the USA and United Kingdom called the company's failure to protect user information " a breach of trust" and said it's "now taking steps to make sure this doesn't happen again".
  • At least 64 dead after shopping centre fire in Russian Federation

    At least 64 dead after shopping centre fire in Russian Federation

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    Many children perished after being trapped in the cinemas on the fourth floor where staff had locked the doors to prevent people from slipping in without tickets. There was no immediate indication of the cause of the fire. Kemerovo residents said the mall was packed with children and their parents. "I shouted over the phone urging her to try to break out of the hall, but I couldn't do anything, the blaze was already confronting me", he said.
  • Gunmaker Remington officially files for bankruptcy

    Gunmaker Remington officially files for bankruptcy

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    After the Sandy Hook shooting , Cerberus announced it would sell the company, as its own agitated investors demanded an exit, but it failed to find a buyer. According to a study by Harvard University and Northeastern University, the number of privately-owned guns in the nation grew by over 70 million from 1994 to 2015 to a total of about 265 million, with half of those guns owned by just 3 percent of the population.
  • Cuomo slams decision to include question on citizenship status on 2020 census

    Cuomo slams decision to include question on citizenship status on 2020 census

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    The US Department of Commerce, which oversees the Census Bureau, said late on Monday it would bring back the citizenship question, in defiance of warnings that doing so would deter millions of people from participating in the count. Resistance to answering census questions has grown in recent years as some Americans have deemed the survey too intrusive, and have said the Constitution's only requirement is for a count, not an answer to myriad further personal detail inquiries that appear on the ...
  • Linda Brown, Girl In Landmark Segregation Case, Dies Aged 76

    Linda Brown, Girl In Landmark Segregation Case, Dies Aged 76

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    Board of Education , died on Sunday in Topeka. Her death was announced on Monday by her sister Cheryl Brown Henderson in a statement to The Topeka Capital-Journal. Schools were not the only segregated areas in America: there were also separate restaurants, bathrooms and water fountains for blacks and whites in parts of the country - something protesters held sit-ins to oppose as part of the civil rights movement.
  • ICC congratulate Afghanistan, Windies for qualifying to World Cup

    ICC congratulate Afghanistan, Windies for qualifying to World Cup

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    It is a spectacular reversal of fortunes for Afghanistan . Their win over Scotland on Wednesday - albeit a fortuitous one requiring DLS - saw them become the first team from the tournament to secure a World Cup spot and Holder said it was important for the two-time former World champions to finish strongly.
  • European Union 'Expects' Donald Trump To Grant Tariffs Exemption

    European Union 'Expects' Donald Trump To Grant Tariffs Exemption

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    European Union antitrust authorities have also been busy investigating the business practices of Amazon , Google and Apple , leading to accusations, which the Commission denies, that it is targeting Silicon Valley. The proposed tax is also set to draw the ire of U.S. companies, which have warned the bloc that such a tax could harm global business, as well as that of the U.S.
  • Modi govt 'afraid' of no-confidence motion, says Rahul Gandhi

    Modi govt 'afraid' of no-confidence motion, says Rahul Gandhi

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    Taking to microblogging site Twitter , Rahul Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "ego was hurt" when the name of Justice KM Joseph was proposed for appointment to the Supreme Court. It added that analytics on user data is done to offer users contextual content. Users have to accept the data collection and must be able to opt out of it.
  • Palm Sunday begins holy week in lead up to Easter

    Palm Sunday begins holy week in lead up to Easter

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    A worship service celebrating the resurrection of Christ will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will include communion. " Rev. Canon Okey Obodozie of Saint Mary's Anglican Church told NAN that Christians should allow Christ to reign in their lives to conquer all their challenges".