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A barn behind a house in CT exploded Wednesday night while police and a SWAT team were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage, leaving nine people including at least eight officers injured, officials said. Road closures were enforced, and people were asked to avoid the area. Her medical condition was not immediately known, nor was the fate of her husband, who may have been inside the barn when it exploded, the newspaper reported early Thursday.
  • Jammu and Kashmir cabinet rejig: Govt brings in new faces

    Jammu and Kashmir cabinet rejig: Govt brings in new faces

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    There are many challenges like this facing the government. Gupta, who represents prestigious Gandhi Nagar constituency of Jammu , was among seven ministers sworn in by J&K Governor NN Vohra in Jammu on Monday morning. Amidst brutal rape and murder case in Jammu's Kathua district triggered a series of issues, the Saffron party chose to bring major cabinet reshuffle in the J&K government.
  • Fire Causes Collapse of 24-Story Building in São Paulo

    Fire Causes Collapse of 24-Story Building in São Paulo

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    The newspaper reported that the military had joined the rescue effort, and was attempting to extract a person from the upper floors of the building through an adjacent property when the structure collapsed. Flabio Gabia, who works near the building, told Estadao : "When I went to see what it was, the streets were filled with desperate people". The governor said it was legally hard to force people to evacuate the old and decaying buildings.
  • PELOSI PANICS: 'Millennials' Turning On Democratic Party in STUNNING Poll

    PELOSI PANICS: 'Millennials' Turning On Democratic Party in STUNNING Poll

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    Donald Green , a political science professor at Columbia University in New York City, told Reuters that - believe it or not - young voters aren't "as wedded to one party". He finds it "strange" to even mutter these words but noticed that the recent tax cuts have led to the government "taking less taxes" out of his paycheck.
  • Bomb attack kills at least 24 at Nigerian mosque

    Bomb attack kills at least 24 at Nigerian mosque

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    A resident, Muhammad Hamidu, said: "I took part in the burial of 68 people". The violence has killed about 20,000 people and displaced more than two million. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been in the United States this week and met his USA counterpart Donald Trump, who pledged more support in the fight against Boko Haram.
  • China's new ties with Dominican Republic

    China's new ties with Dominican Republic

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    Last year Panama switched from Taipei to Beijing , a move signaling that other countries in Central America and the Caribbean , where Taiwan counts several allies, could follow. The schism between the two dates back to China's civil war when the Nationalist, or Kuomintang, forces retreated to Taiwan in the late 1940s after being routed by China's communist troops.
  • Google Doodle celebrates International Workers' Day 2018

    Google Doodle celebrates International Workers' Day 2018

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    The International Labour Day is a three-day holiday in China and people usually celebrate by going on shopping sprees and visiting scenic spots around the country. Consequently, this resulted in the May Day riots of 1894, and, ten years later, the International Socialist Congress in Amsterdam called on "all Social Democratic Party organisations and trade unions of all countries to demonstrate energetically on the First of May for the legal establishment of the 8-hour day, for the class ...
  • White House tree planted by Donald Trump, Macron Emmanuel vanishes

    White House tree planted by Donald Trump, Macron Emmanuel vanishes

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    President Donald Trump . The tree, a European sessile oak, came from the site of the Battle of Belleau Wood , which took place in the summer of 1918. Posting a video of the tree-planting ceremony on Twitter, Macron said the oak would be a "reminder, in the heart of the White House, of this bond that unites us".
  • Tinder fire burns 8000 acres in Arizona

    Tinder fire burns 8000 acres in Arizona

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    Residents of Mosqui Ranchettes, Starlight Pines, Clear Creek Pines, Tamerron Pines, Ponderosa Pine, Timber Ridge, Pine Canyon, Blue Ridge Estates, Ponderosa Pine and Mogollon Ranch were ordered to evacuate late Sunday. There is no word yet on what started the fire. The blaze now is 0 percent contained . The B.C. Wildfire Service says it's the time of year for "overwintering" fires - a wildfire that burns deep into the ground and smolders all winter long.
  • American Idol Says Goodbye to Drag Queen Ada Vox

    American Idol Says Goodbye to Drag Queen Ada Vox

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    I can't even put into words the feelings that I feel right now. "It's the people that love what I do that are the reason that I do what I love ". Vox sang "Circle of Life" in a golden gown for the show's Disney-themed night. "I'll see you around the circuit as well", Perry told Vox during an interview with E! All ten contestants - as well as the three judges - posed for press photos in conjunction with Sunday's show.
  • Stormy Daniels sues Trump for libel

    Stormy Daniels sues Trump for libel

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    Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen says he personally paid Daniels in the days before the 2016 election. "A total can job, playing the Fake News Media for Fools (but they know it)!" The suit marked the latest in a series of legal moves and countermoves that have put Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels , at the center of a storm of publicity and celebrity over her claimed affair with Trump and a 2016 hush money payment from his lawyer, Michael Cohen .
  • Deadliest day for Afghan journalists, 10 killed

    Deadliest day for Afghan journalists, 10 killed

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    Afghan security forces stand guard near the site of a blast in Kabul , Afghanistan on April 30, 2018 . The group first emerged in 2014, as the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation were wrapping up their combat mission in the country, and has steadily expanded its footprint since then.