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The Bucks County Courier Times reported almost 100 Pennridge High School students walked out of their school on Wednesday, part of the nation-wide event to honor the 17 students killed during a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, and push for stricter gun laws.
  • French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy in custody

    French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy in custody

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    A lawyer for Sarkozy could not be immediately reached for comment. France has a 21 million euro spending limit for elections strict rules on foreign donations. "A document signed by a senior figure in Libya in 2006 and recently obtained by Mediapart states that the regime approved a payment of 50 million euros to back Sarkozy's campaign, following a meeting with one of his most trusted political allies".
  • Indians missing in Iraq killed: EAM Swaraj

    Indians missing in Iraq killed: EAM Swaraj

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    Speaking in the Rajya Sabha , Swaraj said deep penetration radar confirmed that all Indians were dead after all bodies were exhumed. "It is a sin to declare a person dead without concrete evidence". The minister added that having the mortal remains of their loved ones will finally bring the closure for the aggrieved families. The DNA test for the remaining body has yet to be fully confirmed.
  • Trump warned against firing Robert Mueller over Russian probe

    Trump warned against firing Robert Mueller over Russian probe

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    The meeting and its revelations also have unleashed a new level of Trump's public hostility toward Mueller, even while some of the President's advisers show a willingness to negotiate Trump's testimony. "It said 'president's aides expand offensive to counter Starr urging inquiry on leaks, prosecutor denounced as corrupt and accused of witch-hunt.' Does that sound familiar?" That's because if Trump goes further than verbal assaults and tries to fire Mueller, he would usher in an epochal ...
  • Tariffs on China Are Not the Way to Go

    Tariffs on China Are Not the Way to Go

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    Trump signed the tariffs - 25% for imported steel and 10% on aluminium - into law with two separate proclamations on March 8. Broad-based tariffs on Chinese goods would "trigger a chain reaction of negative consequences for the U.S. Steve Moore, an economic adviser to President Trump during the 2016 campaign, previewed what the new Chinese tariffs could look like during a recent interview with The Daily Caller's editorial director and WMAL host Vince Coglianese.
  • Ukrainian pilot accused of shooting down MH17 kills himself

    Ukrainian pilot accused of shooting down MH17 kills himself

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    Reports in Ukraine say he was found dead at his home in Mykolayiv from a gunshot wound. The 29-year-old was a Su-25 pilot in the Ukrainian Air Force when the Boeing 777 was blasted out of the sky on July 17, 2014 leading to 298 deaths. Capt Vladyslav Voloshyn had condemned the Russian claim as a lie. Butusov expressed astonishment over Voloshyn's death. "Dear Vlad, how can this be?!" Russian rebels targeted several Ukrainian jets after launching their insurgency in April 2014, while ...
  • Two Cheers-But Not Three-for Conor Lamb

    Two Cheers-But Not Three-for Conor Lamb

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    Lamb is a Democrat , but remove the "D" from after his name, and he's a pro-gun rights, pro-Christianity, pro-life, squared-away Marine. Now we come to our first big caveat: Trump ran stronger in both districts than previous Republicans had.
  • Trump Urges Change To Fundamental Senate Rules

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    The NBC/WSJ poll released on Sunday found that 43 per cent of Americans approved of the President's performance in office, a four-point increase from another poll in January, reports CNN . State Rep. Rodney Anderson of Grand Prairie drew just a skosh more than a majority of votes in 2016 - he got 50.07 percent - in a district where Trump got 43.6 percent.
  • 1 injured during explosion at San Antonio FedEx facility

    1 injured during explosion at San Antonio FedEx facility

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    There are several law enforcement agencies at the scene, including agents from the ATF, FBI and Homeland Security. "We are clearly dealing with what we expect to be a serial bomber at this point", Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told a news conference near the site of Sunday's bombing.
  • AIADMK leader VK Sasikala's husband Natarajan Maruthappa passes away

    AIADMK leader VK Sasikala's husband Natarajan Maruthappa passes away

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    Natarajan Maruthappa, businessman and husband of J Jayalalithaa's aide Sasikala Natarajan, died at a private hospital in Chennai in the wee hours of Tuesday. Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran said that her lawyer has gone to Bengaluru to make arrangements for her release under parole to visit her husband. "Jayalalithaa" class="local_link" >Jayalalithaa, the 74-year-old Maruthappa Natarajan would have passed away as yet another retired state government employee with a fleeting political ...
  • Xi re-elected President, top ally Wang named VP

    Xi re-elected President, top ally Wang named VP

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    Ryan Hass, a former director for China at the National Security Council, said in an interview, "Wang will operate at a more strategic level, in theory to help keep the relationship from going off of the rails". Bill Bishop of Sinocism adds (paywall) an important caveat: "Is this just an [National People's Congress] thing or will we see it elsewhere, as Wang is effectively an eighth member of the PBSC, or because due to protocol he is a retired Standing Committee member but still an active ...