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Nigeria's Buhari meets 82 freed schoolgirls

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The girls were taken to the Nigerian capital Abuja yesterday and were due to to meet Mr Buhari. Only Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) cameraman and the President's personal photographer, Bayo Omoboriowo, were allowed in. Human rights advocates also fear some of the girls have been used by Boko Haram to carry out suicide bombings. "Nigerians will recall that previous year, government secured the release of 20 girls". Read More »

Tillerson seeks action on NKorea as he meets SE Asia bloc

The White House has said US President Donald Trump has been consulting Asian leaders regarding the situation in North Korea . A recent United Nations report found that North Korean diplomats often play key roles in commercial activities banned under Security Council resolutions aimed at starving it of technology and revenue for its nuclear and missile programs. Read More »

Bottas: 2017 F1 title battle with Hamilton could get 'tricky'

Hamilton and Rosberg were close during their karting years and time in junior single-seaters, but a number of on-track clashes meant that relationship became more intense while at Mercedes. Vettel stayed out for an extra seven laps, with his pace remaining competitive, and rejoined just over four seconds adrift of Bottas following his stop for the supersofts. Read More »

Jury recommends charges after inmate denied water dies in jail

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Yet on the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, there was an announcement late Monday that Gold resigned over the weekend . MILWAUKEE (AP) — A lengthy inquest into the dehydration death of a Milwaukee inmate raised troubling questions about how Sheriff David Clarke manages the county jail, just as the White House is said to be considering the tough-talking lawman for a job. Read More »

Milner misses penalty as Liverpool held 0-0 by Southampton

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James Milner's first penalty failure in more than seven years proved decisive as the Saints proved adept at denying their opponents - as they had done in the reverse league encounter and the two-legged EFL Cup semi-final in January. The Reds did have the chance of winning the game when James Milner stepped up to take a penalty. The Liverpool manager cited a corner kick not awarded when a Southampton player deflected an Emre Can shot out of play during the first half. Read More »

Korea says arrested another United States citizen for 'hostile acts'

KCNA said that "a relevant institution" was "conducting [a] detailed investigation" into the alleged crimes brought against Kim Hak-song. No further information was immediately available. "Although such hostage talks don't usually lead to negotiation over missile or nuclear weapons ... the added numbers can certainly hamper and limit options the US can take over North Korea", Koh added. Read More »

Probe begins into drug allegations against New Zealand duo

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Both Bromwich and Proctor have already been punished by their clubs - the Melbourne Storm and Gold Coast Titans respectively - with Bromwich also stepping down as Kiwis captain, the title he was only given in late 2016. Bromwich has issued the standard apology to everyone for "the poor choices I made", quitting as Kiwi skipper and removing himself from the Melbourne Storm leadership group. Read More »

The 'assault' on gun rights is over

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His appearance Friday marks the first time that a sitting president has addressed the group since former President Reagan did so in 1983. "Let me make a simple promise to every one of the freedom-loving Americans in the audience today: As your president, I will never, ever infringe on the right of the people to keep and bear arms", Trump said to a standing ovation. Read More »

Trump Seeks To Reinvigorate His Base With A Speech At The NRA

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The NRA spent more than $30 million to help Trump get elected. "You came through for me, and I am going to come through for you", Trump said Friday at the National Rifle Association convention in Atlanta. "We need a wall". But you're not gonna be wasting your time. We didn't know whether our God given rights would even be recognized by the time this event came around. Read More »

Kicking off Mental Health Awareness week

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Mental health difficulties can affect any of us at any time and half of absences in non- manual work can be put down to stress. The study, launched to mark the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week , lays bare the scale of people's experiences of mental health problems. Read More »

Wings of Jet Airways planes brush against each other

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Senior management told DNA that one of the aircraft's wing hit the other plane from behind, bringing the plane to a sudden halt with a jerk, triggering panic among the passengers of both the flights. Engineers of the Jet Airways are inspecting the aircraft, an official statement said. Both aircraft were guided to the parking bay for examination. Read More »

Chicago Is Influencing France's Presidential Election - By Voting

If confirmed, far right candidate Marine Le Pen's showing would nonetheless be stronger than her National Front party has seen in its 45-year history. He even suggested that his granddaughter Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, 28, a Front National MP since 22, would have made a better presidential candidate. Read More »

Kim Jong-un is smart cookie

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The threats come as relations between North Korea and the USA become increasingly tensed, with President Donald Trump hinting that America was willing to take military action if Kim Jong-un carried out another missile test after Friday's failed test. Read More »

Deeply saddened by new controversy around Arvind Kejriwal: Anna Hazare

No one will believe them. New Delhi [India], May 7: Amid growing clamour for Arvind Kejrwial's resignation post ousted Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kapil Mishra's corruption allegations, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should take suo motu cognizance of the matter as the Delhi Chief Minister would not resign unless corruption charges are proved. Read More »

Trump Tells Australian PM: 'You Have Better Health Care Than We Do'

The first meeting between Trump and Turnbull was to be held in midtown Manhattan, but the introduction was delayed after Trump chose to remain in Washington. He was sitting next to an Australian leader, but had he been sitting next to the prime minister of India, Trump probably would've said the same thing. Read More »

Hungary's Orban accepts European Union rights demands: Party

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ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) - A second fence on the border with Serbia meant to stop any surge in the flow of migrants toward Western Europe has been completed, the Hungarian government said Friday. Orban, who briefly studied at Oxford University thanks to a Soros scholarship in 1989, says he seeks to transform Hungary into an "illiberal state" modelled on countries like Turkey and Russian Federation. Read More »

Hit or Miss Showers Possible Again Sunday — FORECAST

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West wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11 p.m., then a slight chance of showers. Temperatures are considerably cooler Friday after a week of unseasonably hot spring days. The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted highs of 79 degrees Saturday , 77 degrees Sunday and 73 degrees Monday . On Sunday , temperatures will be in the high 50s in most parts of the state. Read More »

Elmohamady starts as Hull lose 2-0 to already relegated Sunderland

Fifth-placed Manchester United, who play sixth-placed Arsenal on Sunday, have 65. "A lot of neutrals will have been looking at us to see if we had thrown in the towel and if we'd not try to perform to the best of our ability". "It is too many things in one afternoon for one team like us to happen with our players - not only because we don't play well, it is clear to me, but all the things is too many things for our team". Read More »

President Trump Signs Executive Order Protecting Religious Liberty and Free Speech

Lyndon B. Johnson in 1954 - that prohibits tax-exempt nonprofits from endorsing or opposing political candidates. Section 2 of the order directs the Department of the Treasury to take no "adverse action" related to the 1954 Johnson Amendment, which was meant to silence pastors from political speech under the threat of their churches losing tax-exempt status. Read More »

Syria safe zones to come into force

He said this was because Qaboun contained the al-Qaeda-linked group formerly known as the Nusra Front. - Zone 2: The Rastan and Talbiseh enclave in northern Homs province. He did not elaborate. The Syrian government supported the de-escalation plan, but said it would continue to fight what it termed "terrorist" groups. Read More »

Merkel party leads in warm-up for national vote

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The result leaves the CDU short of sufficient support to rule alone in the state, but means the SPD can not continue to govern in coalition with the Greens and the South Schleswig Party (SSW), which represents the ethnic Danish minority. The SPD enjoyed a revival in the opinion polls early this year after nominating former European Parliament president Schulz in January as its candidate to run against Merkel. Read More »

North Korea accuses CIA of biochemical plot to kill Kim Jong

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The report claimed a North Korean citizen was involved in the plot, using "biochemical substances including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance" to target Kim. Police, firefighters and the Atomic Energy Licensing Board check Kuala Lumpur International Airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong-nam's death. Read More »

Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

The Senate will probably change it drastically before it goes to President Donald Trump's desk. Ryan acknowledged the Senate is likely to make changes to the House bill. It's entirely unclear what the Senate parliamentarian - an unelected official who single-handedly makes major decisions on the reconciliation process - will allow, and what Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans will do if the parliamentarian turns what the House has done into Swiss cheese by stripping ... Read More »

Navy SEAL killed in Somalia was William & Mary student

Milliken is the first US service member to be killed in action in Somalia since the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu that led to the death of 18 service members and wounded 73 others - an event that inspired the book and later Hollywood film, "Black Hawk Down". Read More »

Brazil Calls Nicolas Maduro's Constitution Move a 'Coup

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The death from just over a month of political unrest in Venezuela has hit 31 after two more people died in the latest disturbances, the state prosecution service said on Wednesday. The constitution was last rewritten in 1999 under former President Hugo Chavez, who called the new document the best in the world. The leader of the opposition-held Congress, Julio Borges , said: "What Maduro is proposing in his desperation is that Venezuela never again manages to have direct, free and democratic ... Read More »

Who stole Hillary's cheese: Putin, Comey or Huma? (Washington Diary)

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The Clinton Foundation was a fundraising operation as well - supposedly, to fund programs that "improve people's lives around the world", as the site states. Clinton's calling it a political fundraising outlet. According to the political scientist, if the Democrats want to regain the positions they need new competitive candidates. Read More »

Local cancer survivor worries he'll lose insurance under American Health Care Act

The US House of Representatives voted 217-213 [roll call] Thursday to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) [text, PDF] and replace them using the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) [text]. The bill's passage has stirred an vast amount of fear and concern, given what it would mean for Americans with pre-existing health conditions, what it would do to their premiums, and what would happen to millions of people who'd lose their coverage as a result. Read More »

North Korea detains United States citizen over 'hostile acts'

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Kim Sang-duk (Tony Kim), also a professor at PUST, was detained April 22 for alleged efforts to harm the North Korean state and bring down the regime. PUST officials could not immediately be reached for comment in connection with Saturday's arrest. But no blast took place during symbolic anniversaries in April, and its key ally and diplomatic protector China has urged restraint. Read More »

House Panel: Flynn Was Warned in 2014 About Accepting Foreign Payments

Richard Blumenthal said at the press conference, referring to Rep. Elijah Cummings, the ranking member on the House Oversight Committee. Meanwhile, US president Donald Trump's administration denied a request from the House Oversight Committee for more information on payments that Flynn had received from foreign governments. Read More »

Trump signs executive order protecting religious liberty

That version contained provisions created to protect religious organizations and individuals who speak out against same-sex marriage, transgender identity and premarital sex. A Wisconsin-based atheist group has filed a lawsuit asking a federal judge to strike down President Donald Trump's order easing enforcement of an IRS rule limiting religious organizations' political activity. Read More »

Korea 'litmus test' of US-China relations: Snyder

It said they had "ideologically corrupted" and bribed a North Korean surnamed Kim - the most common Korean surname - and turned him into "a terrorist full of repugnance and revenge against the supreme leadership". "Korean-style anti-terrorist attack will be commenced from this moment to sweep away the intelligence and plot-breeding organizations of the U.S. imperialists and the puppet clique [South Korea]", a North Korean government station published in KCNA. Read More »

Macron set to become new French Prez

France is one of our closest allies and we look forward to working with the new president on a wide range of shared priorities". President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter . Macron has won 65.43% of the vote with 97.39% of polling stations declared, France's interior ministry said Sunday evening. "Congratulations to @EmmanuelMacron, new president of #France". Read More »

North Korea has arrested another USA citizen

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It did not comment on the reason for Kim's arrest but said it was "not connected in any way with the work of PUST". Kim Sang-dok, the former accounting instructor at the Pyongyang university, was arrested at the Pyongyang International Airport on April 22 , the KCNA said . Read More »