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Bomb scare at White House, one detained

Bomb scare at White House, one detained

The incident occurred at 11:05 p.m.at a security checkpoint, the Secret Service said. Other authorities could not be reached immediately to confirm more details. Criminal charges are pending, it said. CNN reported the driver claimed to have a bomb. According to the Washington Post, that man, who is from northern California, was carrying a backpack and two cans of mace. Read More

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North Korea's Latest Missile Test Exploded Within Seconds

North Korea's Latest Missile Test Exploded Within Seconds

Even the four missiles launched this month , which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared to celebrate in state media photos, didn't go off without a hitch - a fifth missile failed to launch as planned. North Korea is believed to be working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the USA mainland, but experts believe it is still several years away from that capability. Read More

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Trump To Sign Order Easing Energy Regulations

The initiative set a goal to reduce greenhouse emissions up to 32 percent by 2030. "This order is likely to face some legal challenges". Mr. Pruitt said the executive order targeting the Clean Power Plan will be signed Tuesday. shouldn't have to reduce their emissions if China didn't agree to do so also - even though China is in a different stage of industrial development, has always emitted far less carbon per capita than the United States, and has been actively working to peak their ... Read More

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South Korea's tainted Park Geun-hye says 'sorry'

Choi is accused of using her presidential ties to force local firms, including Samsung, to donate almost $70m to non-profit foundations she allegedly used for personal gains. The constitutional court upheld the motion on March 10. Park became the fourth South Korean former president to be questioned by prosecutors. Lee is set to question Park over suspicions that Samsung Group sponsored Choi's daughter Chung Yoo-ra for equestrian training overseas and gave donations to a Winter Sports ... Read More

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Opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest

The Sunday rallies were the biggest outpour of protest since the 2011 demonstrations against Vladimir Putin's United Russia party. Navalny's arrest was accompanied by almost 1,000 other arrests after protesters clashed with police. and to release without delay the peaceful demonstrators that have been detained". The decision appeared to reflect the Kremlin's desire to neutralize Navalny's political ambitions - the conviction would prevent him from running for office - without angering ... Read More

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Dying mother's last words led to Amber Alert

Dying mother's last words led to Amber Alert

He was arrested without incident, and faces several charges including aggravated murder. The child, 10-month-old Winston Ramey, was found unharmed, according to reports from Fox 8 . "You getting more than 10 years you f***ing coward a** little b**** boy", one Facebook user wrote on Ramey's post. This morning, 27-year-old Ramey faced a judge in IN and has been charged with aggravated murder for the shooting of Amanda after bursting into her home and opening fire. Read More

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Jamie Vardy interrupts England fans' afternoon naps by inconsiderately scoring

Jamie Vardy interrupts England fans' afternoon naps by inconsiderately scoring

So the debate raged on social media ... The shackles of expectation that came with last year's unprecedented success seemed to have been lifted and it is the Foxes and England who are reaping the benefits when it comes to Vardy. Defoe led England out with courageous cancer battler Bradley Lowery ahead of winning his 56th cap against Lithuania at Wembley. With the result guaranteed, and the three points in England's pocket, the game slowed down to an even more relaxed pace. Read More

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Salvors raise Sewol ferry

As of 2pm, the top of the ferry was about six metres (19 feet) above the water surface. "But at the same time, I am frustrated". Leading candidate Moon Jae-in visited the site of the ferry disaster on the day of Park's impeachment, saying it was only when the ship sank that "people started to question what this country is all about", Moon said. Read More

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Egypt's Mubarak freed after six years in prison

Mubarak had resided in a military hospital since 2013, where he was sent after making bail. His lawyer, Farib al-Deeb confirmed his release to the AFP . But Mubarak was later cleared of those charges in Egypt's lower court in 2014. As NPR's Merrit Kennedy has reported of the protester case, "This marks the end of a six-year court battle, during which the political landscape in Egypt has shifted dramatically". Read More

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I See Kate Wore Chanel From Head To Toe In Paris

Now on day two of their trip, the royal couple set off for the Invalides to have a heartfelt meeting with first responders and survivors of Paris' November 2015 attack and Nice's 2016 Bastille Day attack. British Ambassador Lord Edward Llewellyn stated that since he arrived to the city of light, Prince William felt the French people's deep affection towards the British royal family. Read More

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South Korea Bans Brazilian Chicken Over Rotten Meat Scandal

South Korea has lifted a temporary ban on the distribution of chicken already imported from Brazil, after quality testing confirmed that no tainted poultry had entered the country. The European Commission said it would monitor meat imports from Brazil , and any companies found to be involved in a meat scandal there will be denied access to the European Union market, a spokesman said. Read More

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French interior minister quits over hiring daughters as aides

French interior minister quits over hiring daughters as aides

TMC television reported that Le Roux employed his daughters, first as teens, as parliamentary assistants for a total salary amount of 55,000 euros ($59,000). Earlier on Tuesday, he was placed under preliminary investigation. Le Roux resignation came after financial prosecutors opened an inquiry over reports he paid his two daughters when they were still students from parliament fund for their work as his parliamentary aides. Read More

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Syrian Army Sends Reinforcements to Hama

The FSA also said it had cleared Islamic State group positions in the rebel-held Qalamoun area near Damascus , following days of fighting between the two sides. The assault spearheaded by rebels follows two big attacks on Assad's seat of power in Damascus in recent days, showing the lingering threat posed by the opposition to Assad, even as his military and their allies gain the upper hand in the war. Read More

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USA boycotts United Nations human rights council debate on Israel and Palestinians

USA boycotts United Nations human rights council debate on Israel and Palestinians

The UNHRC will also likely approve seven resolutions involving human rights abuses in seven other countries including Syria and Iran. The U.S. was on the council for six of Obama's eight years in office. Some of those groups - including the American Jewish Committee - oppose a pullout, saying that USA participation mitigates anti-Israel bias. "The argument that the USA has to participate in bodies like the United Nations Human Rights Council or risk losing our influence over it is ... Read More

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Federation Internationale de Football Association grants life-ban to Joseph Odartei Lamptey for manipulating WC qualifier

Federation Internationale de Football Association grants life-ban to Joseph Odartei Lamptey for manipulating WC qualifier

The decision to suspend Lamptey has been met with joy from the Senegalese side, who were left in third place in their World Cup qualifying group following the loss, with South Africa in second after two matches. Although Lamptey was charged, one of his assistants, David Laryea, also from Ghana, had charges against him dropped by FIFA's disciplinary committee. Read More

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