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Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greets supporters during a rally in Francisco Beltrao, Parana state, Brazil, Monday, March 26, 2018. The court also extended his initial nine-year sentence to more than 12 years. On the left, Lula is seen as the victim of politicized judges. The presidential election will be held in Brazil in October, and Lula da Silva declared that he is ready to become a presidential candidate despite the court's decision.
  • Donald Trump targets China in new tariff move

    Donald Trump targets China in new tariff move

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    The S&P 500 index dropped 55.43 points, or 2.1 percent, to 2,588.26. If implemented, the tariff package could draw retaliation from China, further fraying the trade partnership between two of the world's largest economies. The U.S. began an investigation into China's trade practices focussed on intellectual property, known as a Section 301 investigation, last year, after talks between the Trump administration and Chinese leadership failed to produce meaningful reforms of Chinese policies.
  • Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $458 million jackpot

    Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $458 million jackpot

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    The tickets are sold in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C. and the Virgin Islands. However, neither player also played the Megaplier option which would have increased their winnings to $3 million. The most commonly-drawn Mega Ball number is 22. The Illinois Lottery gives the odds at winning the jackpot as 302,575,350 to 1. Tickets cost $2 each.
  • Marijuana May Aid in Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery

    Marijuana May Aid in Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery

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    This struggle is made more hard when former-addicts find themselves in drug-related settings, experience stress or higher levels of anxiousness. The researchers determined that clinical data in the studies reviewed suggests CBD can help reduce opioid dependence and addiction to strong stimulants, such as cocaine.
  • Windsor 'photographer' charged with sexual assault

    Windsor 'photographer' charged with sexual assault

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    According to the girl, they left a downtown restaurant around 7:30 p.m. and walked into an alley in the 600 block of Goyeau Avenue, on the east side of the street. Police say Ashley sexually assaulted and raped the victim and then ordered her to drive to Anacostia Park where he forced her out of the vehicle and into the river.
  • Iowa family died of gas asphyxiation at Mexican resort, authorities say

    Iowa family died of gas asphyxiation at Mexican resort, authorities say

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    Authorities reiterated that there were no signs of foul play. The couple also have a son aged three who was at a neighbour's house when the incident took place, the police said. The Sharp family, from Creston, Iowa, was vacationing in Mexico and killed by toxic gas. "So she feels that she lost half her family". She said the remaining family members, and friends in the community, are serving as a crucial support system that will help Sharp's relatives get through the ordeal.
  • Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 Schedule Announced

    Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 Schedule Announced

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    In the 2013 elections, Yeddyurappa and followers of the Reddy brothers of Ballari had broken away from the party, and contested against the BJP, which crashed from 110 seats in the 2008 elections to just 40 in 2013. The Karnataka election is being keenly watched because it is the largest state under Congress rule, while the BJP is trying to regain its political influence in the state after losing power in 2013.
  • CBI books Punjab CM's son-in-law for bank fraud

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    The CBI alleged in the FIR that OBC sanctioned a loan of Rs.148.59 crore to Simbhaoli Sugars in December 2011 after the company approached it with a proposal for financing Sugarcane farmers under the tie-up arrangement with the company, with a maximum limit of Rs.3 lakh per farmer.
  • Trump administration faces setback on DACA

    Trump administration faces setback on DACA

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    So far, two federal district courts have ruled the administration's action to be illegal. Federal judges in San Francisco and NY, in January and February 2018 respectively, made Trump's deadline to end the program that protected the Dreamers from deportation, and for legislature to come up with an alternative, temporarily moot.