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Shortly after police officers eventually broke down the door and entered the home, the suspect fatally shot himself. Police say negotiators spoke with him via phone for a "couple of hours". "I'm trying to figure out right now if there's another alternative route, I can only think of one but if they don't allow that you know essentially people in the area are going to be stuck for an indefinite amount of time", Azad said.
  • Congress celebrates jayanti of Sultans, ignores Veer Madakari: PM Modi

    Congress celebrates jayanti of Sultans, ignores Veer Madakari: PM Modi

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    The Congress has realised its "vote bank politics is shaken" and, therefore, it has started a campaign for "misleading and spreading lies" among Dalits, and asked them to be aware, Modi said. Prime Minister Modi added that he has initiated a full-fledged battle against corruption and black money and will not tolerate any corrupt practices.
  • Hawaii's Big Island on high alert after earthquakes, lava fissures

    Hawaii's Big Island on high alert after earthquakes, lava fissures

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    The latest series of earthquakes began on Thursday with a 4.6 magnitude quake, which shook the islands active volcano Kilauea. That quake killed two people and injured 28. The eruption was preceded by hundreds of small earthquakes in recent days. Scientists are investigating whether the earthquakes are affecting the eruption of Kilauea.
  • Omokri Speaks On Buhari's Technical Stopover In UK

    Omokri Speaks On Buhari's Technical Stopover In UK

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    According to Flight Radar 24, a system that tracks air traffic around the world, Buhari's presidential airplane left Joint Base Andrews military airfield in Washington on Tuesday morning and unexpectedly arrived in London at 21:42 local time.
  • United Kingdom hospitals are like a war zone for stabbing wounds, says Trump

    United Kingdom hospitals are like a war zone for stabbing wounds, says Trump

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    Lord Alan Sugar, the entrepreneur best known in Britain for his hit television series The Apprentice , said most Americans "have no clue" about what goes on outside their state or country. The US President did not clarify which story he was talking about, and which hospital he was referring to. And several current and former British politicians noted the difference in murder rates - 4.88 per 100,000 in the U.S.
  • Moon to visit Washington ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

    Moon to visit Washington ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

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    The Saturday change saw North Korea set its clocks 30 minutes ahead, doing away with " Pyongyang Time ", which was created in 2015. According to reports, Trump, while leaving White House for Texas on Friday said to the reporters, "We now have a date and we have a location".
  • With Signed Budget, Arizona Teachers Will Go Back To School Friday

    With Signed Budget, Arizona Teachers Will Go Back To School Friday

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    In a Facebook video, Red for Ed organizers say now that Gov. Ducey has signed the education funding and teacher pay bill, they'll head back to class on Friday. Collective bargaining did not lead to increased salaries or funding. Lawmakers rejected a series of Democratic amendments to the budget. Diane Douglas, the superintendent of the state Department of Education, told KTAR News 92.3 FM that she was very pleased that teachers were returning to class, but expressed concern with the ...
  • Merkel: Germany standing by Iran nuclear treaty for now

    Merkel: Germany standing by Iran nuclear treaty for now

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    He argued that the United Nations' nuclear watchdog has independently confirmed on 11 occasions that Iran is in compliance with the terms of the agreement. Yet just as the agreement is beginning to deliver, and with Iran fully complying, a new U.S. administration seems set on scuppering it. Iran's belligerence in the region - its meddling overseas, in particular in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, was not addressed.
  • China secretly transferred missiles on disputed Islands

    China secretly transferred missiles on disputed Islands

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    Following shortly after reports that China installed radar-jamming equipment in the South China Sea, intelligence assessments have now confirmed that missiles have also been installed on Fiery Cross Reef, Subi Reef, and Mischief Reef of the Spratly Islands, located west of the Philippines .
  • May warned over customs partnership ahead of Brexit 'war cabinet' meeting

    May warned over customs partnership ahead of Brexit 'war cabinet' meeting

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    So when goods - bits of machinery or computers or consignments of food - arrive at UK ports en route to the rest of the EU, UK customs officials would collect the money due and hand it on to Brussels. "The technology is challenging for the hybrid option; but if you solve it, it solves the Irish border question", said a Whitehall source. He defended, for example, the legal backstop included in the Brexit transition deal announced earlier this year, in which the United Kingdom and EU agreed ...
  • Arizona teachers rally as funding vote nears to end strike

    Arizona teachers rally as funding vote nears to end strike

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    Doug Ducey and Republican legislators brought to the floor. Hundreds of Arizona educators lit candles and sang hymns under the lights of the Capitol complex as lawmakers debated a state budget plan that hikes teacher pay but doesn't address other school funding demands.
  • Gloves come off in heated lead-up to Karnataka elections

    Gloves come off in heated lead-up to Karnataka elections

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    It is about security of women, the development of farmers. As war of words heatens up, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the BJP giving tickets to mining baron Reddy brothers to contest in the Karnataka Assembly polls.
  • 9 dead after United States military plane crash in Georgia

    9 dead after United States military plane crash in Georgia

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    A spokesman for the Georgia Air National Guard said Wednesday the crash of a C-130 near Savannah was deadly, but no details are being given out until investigators have more information about who was on the plane. He declined to confirm the names or number of victims until their families have been notified. Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport said on social media that some flights were being affected though the crash happened off its property.
  • Tornado watches issued for Kansas, Oklahoma

    Tornado watches issued for Kansas, Oklahoma

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    Weather spotters reported a brief tornado just south of Chester, Nebraska, in Republic County, Kan. New technology allows forecasters to identify hazards in storms along with boosting lead time for severe storm warnings. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour. The upper trough should go east and clouds will decrease and dew points will drop sharply Thursday night .
  • Boston, Get Ready! Amazon to Add 2000 Jobs

    Boston, Get Ready! Amazon to Add 2000 Jobs

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    The space will be home to 2,000 workers from various fields of expertise, like robotics, machine learning, speech science and cloud computing. Last year, the e-commerce giant announced plans to hire more than 100,000 workers - from entry-level positions to engineers and software developers - over the following 18 months.
  • Ronny Jackson will not return as Trump's physician

    Ronny Jackson will not return as Trump's physician

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    Jackson came under fire after being nominated to lead the VA, as allegations that he drank on the job , created a hostile work environment, handed out pills without proper examinations and once crashed a government vehicle after partying all arose.
  • Scores killed in Adamawa blasts

    Scores killed in Adamawa blasts

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    The Commissioner said the police Anti-Bomb Squad have been deployed to the scene of the incident at Mubi to manage the situation. The police have confirmed 24 worshippers were killed in a twin-explosion on Tuesday at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State , North-east Nigeria .
  • One dead in high-rise building collapse after massive fire in Sao Paulo

    One dead in high-rise building collapse after massive fire in Sao Paulo

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    The blaze is now under control, the spokesman added. Witnesses said flames spread quickly from one of the lower floors and set an adjacent building on fire. The city of Sao Paulo is Brazil's most populous, and it is among the world's most populous cities. There have been unconfirmed reports that there were people on the top floors when the building collapsed.
  • Trump says Israeli revelations prove he is '100% right' about Iran

    Trump says Israeli revelations prove he is '100% right' about Iran

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    Pompeo said on Sunday that the United States was deeply concerned by Iran's "destabilizing and malign activities" in the Middle East. Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei , also claimed the U.S.is "trying to provoke the Saudis and certain countries in the region and pit them against the Islamic Republic".
  • Chandrababu Naidu: Cash crunch will negatively affect growth rate

    Chandrababu Naidu: Cash crunch will negatively affect growth rate

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    Naidu has time and again attack PM Modi with clips of his speech in Tirupati in which the prime minister promised the Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh . YSRCP leaders conducted a day-long relay hunger strike in Visakhapatnam as part of the programme. Announcing that similar meetings will be organised in all districts, Naidu predicted that the TDP will win all 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state in the next elections and will decide who will be the next prime minister.
  • YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenian parliament votes against protest leader as new PM

    YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenian parliament votes against protest leader as new PM

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    Absent from the voting was one Republican MPs, Grigor Avalyan (who submitted his resignation from the NA today), and two members of the Prosperous Armenia Party (Tsarukyan faction), Ishkhan Zakaryan and Melik Manukyan. He and his supporters have already vowed to resume mass protests if parliament fails to vote for him. Between 30,000 and 40,000 opposition supporters spent the day peacefully rallying outside the parliament building to support Pashinian.
  • Rebel Tory peers deal a fresh Brexit blow to PM

    Rebel Tory peers deal a fresh Brexit blow to PM

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    This means the Government would be effectively prevented from taking Britain out of the bloc without any deal at all - the so-called "no deal" scenario. It comes with rebel Tory MPs beginning to believe that there could now be a Commons majority for staying in the customs union and its single market, through membership of the European Free Trade Association.
  • China, Dominican Republic establish diplomatic ties

    China, Dominican Republic establish diplomatic ties

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    In recent years, as China began to provide incentives to allure Taiwan's allies to change sides, rumors have been circulating that the Caribbean country would ditch Taiwan in favor of China. The Dominican announcement came when it was already Tuesday in China, and Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi and Dominican Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas held a brief event Tuesday morning marking the establishment of ties.