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Thousands expected to march in South Africa on Friday against Zuma

Thousands expected to march in South Africa on Friday against Zuma

In Johannesburg, police fired rubber bullets to disperse about 100 ruling party members who were making their way towards protesters, the African News Agency reported . "We want a country and we want leaders of decency, of honesty, of integrity, of goodness and of service", he said. At local elections past year, his party lost its majorities in Johannesburg and the municipality that includes Pretoria . Read More

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Texas Congressman takes over investigation into Russian meddling

Texas Congressman takes over investigation into Russian meddling

Conaway, a Texas Republican , who will now lead the Russian Federation investigation, said he hopes to work with the committee's Democrats to get the Russian Federation investigation back on track, but said he'll need their cooperation. EWING: That's right. Nunes and the House speaker, Paul Ryan , both defended himself - and on Ryan's account, Nunes - this morning, saying they have no doubt that he acted above board and that he'll be able to get back into this. Read More

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A new way to shop online at Amazon using cash

A new way to shop online at Amazon using cash

Amazon customers across the U.S. can now top up their Amazon balance using cash at "thousands of participating convenience, grocery and drug stores" by showing a printed barcode or a barcode on their mobile device to the cashier. Additionally, funds can not be used to purchase other gift cards, transferred to others, or redeemed for cash. Amazon customers are no longer restricted to paying with their credit or debit cards. Read More

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Duterte Sacks Philippine Interior Minister Over Corruption Allegations

Duterte Sacks Philippine Interior Minister Over Corruption Allegations

Abella said Sueno had been instrumental in convincing Duterte to run for president in the 2016 election, but this did not deter the president from pursuing his drive for a trustworthy government by addressing issues like corruption. Mr Abella said the president checked those accusations before he chose to dismiss Mr Sueno. "So this accusation against me is impossible", said Sueno, a former provincial governor and city mayor. Read More

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'Significant' Midlands arrest as details of Westminster killers past emerge

Rowley said police carried out more than dozen searches, seizing 2,700 items including " massive amounts of computer data " and were attempting to work out whether others had "encouraged, supported or directed him". Police are investigating whether Masood, who killed four people outside Britain's Parliament, used the encrypted messaging service WhatsApp moments before driving across Westminster Bridge on high speed mowing down pedestrians on Wednesday. Read More

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Media aflutter over another Trump adviser

Media aflutter over another Trump adviser "involved with Russian spies"

The Abu Dhabi prince, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, agreed to broker the meeting because the United Arab Emirates, like the US, wants Russian Federation to cool its relationship with Iran, officials said . Immigration and Customs and Enforcement (ICE) said in a news release Wednesday. Page was never accused during the Buryakov case of having been successfully recruited or of spying . Read More

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US ambassador says 'no love' in dealings with Russia

Ms Haley told CBS News' Face the Nation programme that worldwide leaders at the UN are calling her on the phone to discuss pressing global issues, but said of Mr Trump's tweets: "I don't talk about them". Tillerson will join her at the United Nations later this month for a special session on North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs, she said. Read More

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White House: Flynn Did Not Disclose Income From Russian Companies

White House: Flynn Did Not Disclose Income From Russian Companies

Both sets of filings were made public as part of a White House release of financial disclosures of 180 White House officials. Michael Flynn , the retired Army general whom U.S. "The real story here is why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington?" The speeches were not included in a form that he signed electronically on Feb 11, which the White House also released last Saturday. Read More

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Indian police: Mob kills Muslim man who was transporting cow

Indian police: Mob kills Muslim man who was transporting cow

The postmortem was conducted yesterday, SHO Behror, Ramesh Sinsinwar, said. "I later lost consciousness and woke up in a hospital at around 1 am on Sunday", Azmat, 22, one of the injured victims travelling with Khan, said. One should respect and protect the holy cow. "We had lodged an FIR against the gau rakshaks under IPC Sections 143 (unlawful assembly), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 341 (wrongful restraint), 147 (destruction of property), 308 (culpable homicide) and 379 (theft)". Read More

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Atletico Madrid stays 3rd with 1-0 win over Real Sociedad

Atletico Madrid stays 3rd with 1-0 win over Real Sociedad

Left-back Theo, 19, has impressed on loan at Alaves and Marca reported earlier this week that Real would pay his €24 million release clause, breaking an unwritten gentlemen's agreement preventing such transfers between the clubs. Nonetheless, Diego Simeone's charges managed to hold out until the final whistle to claim their fifth straight league win. Leader Real Madrid plays at Leganes on Wednesday to defend its two-point lead over Barcelona. Read More

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EPL 2016/17: Arsenal 3-0 West Ham, 5 Talking Points

The Frenchman insists that uncertainty over his future has had no baring on a poor run of form for the Gunners - even though they have only beaten Hull, Sutton and Lincoln since the start of February. But we have to try to do it again". We have fantastic conditions to do better. "But for me as a player, it is hard to speak for all the team because I don't know what is going on in everyone's head but it is nothing I am worrying about". Read More

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Leahy says he'll back filibuster on Gorsuch

The filibuster still applies to legislation and Supreme Court nominees, meaning Justices and bills now need 61 votes for Senate approval, instead of a simple 51-vote majority. Supreme Court scholar Bob Bradley, a retired politics and government professor at Illinois State University, said the fight over Gorsuch's expected conformation is nothing but political theater. Read More

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Suspected chemical attack in Syria draws world condemnation

Suspected chemical attack in Syria draws world condemnation

They say a chemical weapons attack on a town in northern Syria on Tuesday killed dozens of people. The activists have also blamed the attack in the rebel-held city of Khan Sheikhoun on Assad. Spicer on Tuesday rejected the notion that there is a "comfort level with Assad", describing the administration's position as a reflection of "a political reality". Read More

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Storms take aim at Alabama after killing 2 in Louisiana

Numerous trees were reported down in Carroll County, about 30 miles west of Atlanta, and a video posted on Twitter by WSB showed high winds ripping the roof off a fire station. As those storms shift eastward on Monday , the storms will begin to move from MS across Alabama and into Georgia by Monday afternoon. "There was one resident there at the time, but she received no major injuries", Norman said. Read More

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