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Liquidation of Columbus Toys R Us store begins

Liquidation of Columbus Toys R Us store begins

Charles Lazarus , who founded Toys R Us 70 years ago, died on Thursday , one week after the announcement that the U.S. retailer would be closing down. "For $25,000, you get: "A "#SaveToysRUs" bumpe...

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Demand for gun control culminates in nationwide March for our Lives protest

Demand for gun control culminates in nationwide March for our Lives protest

MSD stands for Marjory Stoneman Douglas-the high school where a gunman killed 17 people in February. Mayor Sylvester Turner spoke at the Tranquility Park event Saturday morning, one of several anti-...

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Former Catalan leader facing arrest in Finland

Former Catalan leader facing arrest in Finland

In December , separatist lawmakers won 47.5 percent of the votes, but that was enough for them to keep their majority of parliamentary seats, under a system of proportional representation that favors ...

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BJP wins 12 of 25 seats in Rajya Sabha

BJP wins 12 of 25 seats in Rajya Sabha

The BJP-led NDA is still short of the majority mark of 126 in the 245-member Rajya Sabha , of which 233 members are elected and 12 are nominated. The BJP won 9 seats in UP. "I hope they effective...

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Palestinian teenage protester gets 8 months

Palestinian teenage protester gets 8 months

Her trial began last month and she faced 12 charges, including aggravated assault. Under the deal, she is due to be released in the summer. Ahed was arrested in the middle of the night at her home...

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Volunteers Save 5 of Over 150 Stranded Pilot Whales in Australia

Volunteers Save 5 of Over 150 Stranded Pilot Whales in Australia

Scores of wildlife rangers and volunteers waded into the waters off Hamelin Bay, five miles north of the coastal city of Augusta, shortly after the pilot whales were spotted by fishermen at dawn. Park...

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Transgender individuals 'physically unfit' for army: Trump's new shocking ban

Transgender individuals 'physically unfit' for army: Trump's new shocking ban

The decision follows US President Donald Trump announcing transgender individuals would not be allowed to serve in the U.S military "in any capacity" in a series of tweets in July 2017 . "It unde...

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Turkish soldiers martyred in explosion in Afrin

Turkish soldiers martyred in explosion in Afrin

Dug by terrorists in the hills around the Afrin town center, the tunnels were found by members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) who were on a search operation in the area. "If you are going to handle...

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IOA says Sports Minister has assured clearance of 'extra officials'

IOA says Sports Minister has assured clearance of 'extra officials'

The official also said that this does not mean that government is cutting down support to the athletes as the ministry has sanctioned 10 extra coaches for different disciplines as requested by the c...

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High-level inter-Korean talks to be held

High-level inter-Korean talks to be held

North Korea in 2017 tested its most powerful nuclear weapon to date and test-launched three intercontinental ballistic missiles theoretically capable of striking the United States mainland. North Ko...

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No more free reign to China: Trump after announcing tariffs

No more free reign to China: Trump after announcing tariffs

Earlier Thursday, lawmakers and industry groups had expressed fears that China would retaliate even though they shared President Donald Trump's assessment that Beijing's policies - such as forcing U...

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'Fire Borrowing' Gets The Ax In Federal Spending Bill

'Fire Borrowing' Gets The Ax In Federal Spending Bill

The bill will now be put before President Trump, who is expected to sign it into law. Democrats faced their own divisions, particularly after failing to resolve the stalemate over shielding young Dr...

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MS agriculture official named to Senate

MS agriculture official named to Senate

Hyde-Smith also noted her involvement in what was also one of Cochran's many priorities: the establishment and maintenance of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's catfish inspection office. There's ...

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Russian spy poisoning latest: Expelled diplomats head to Moscow

Russian spy poisoning latest: Expelled diplomats head to Moscow

The Russian state-run news agency TASS reported that the 23 diplomats Britain said must leave over the poisoning will board a special Aeroflot flight for Moscow with their family members on March ...

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PM Modi congratulates Angela Merkel on her re-election

PM Modi congratulates Angela Merkel on her re-election

President Donald Trump came under fire in the US for congratulating Putin for his re-election this week, without raising issues such as USA election meddling or the poisoning. But she added: "Of cours...

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S. Korea musicians to play first concert in North since 2007

S. Korea musicians to play first concert in North since 2007

The group will include local pop legends Cho Yong-pil and Choi Jin-Hee, five-member K-pop group Red Velvet and Seohyun , a member of the famous K-pop group Girls' Generation. "When it comes to the ...

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First Public Offer of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Begins

First Public Offer of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Begins

As reported previously, Venezuelan president first announced the 'Petro' , a digital currency backed by Venezuela's massive oil reserves as a means to combat U.S. "So Russia made its stronghold h...

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Israel confirms strike in Syrian nuclear site

Israel confirms strike in Syrian nuclear site

The Deir Ezzor site, 280 miles northeast of Damascus, has changed hands multiple times during Syria's seven-year civil war, including a period under the control of Islamic State, The Times of Israel ...

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Northeast Ohio weather: Watch for snow on the morning commute

Northeast Ohio weather: Watch for snow on the morning commute

The latest snowfall total forecast map issued by the weather service late Wednesday morning showed only about 4 to 6 inches falling in Boston. Once the winter weather threat this weekend passes, "...

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Judgement in the fourth fodder scam for Lalu Prasad tomorrow

Judgement in the fourth fodder scam for Lalu Prasad tomorrow

The fodder scam has cost Lalu Prasad Yadav his political career. Lalu was admitted to the cardiology wing at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Hospital after he fell ill at Birsa Mu...

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China fully confident in achieving 2018 economic targets: Premier Li

China fully confident in achieving 2018 economic targets: Premier Li

After announcing tariffs on global steel and aluminium imports, Trump is now mulling new actions against China over its "theft" of United States intellectual property. According to media reports, Mr T...

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Political pressure key question in Japan land scandal testimony

Political pressure key question in Japan land scandal testimony

Opposition MPs have called for the entire cabinet to resign. The Asahi's poll , conducted on Saturday and Sunday, said its approval rate had tanked to 31 percent - the lowest since Abe took office ...

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Lie Detector Test Shows Daniels Telling Truth About Trump Affair

Lie Detector Test Shows Daniels Telling Truth About Trump Affair

Donald Trump has been vocal in denying the previous allegations against him over the last two years, often calling out his accusers on social media, during interviews, and even at his rallies. Daniel...

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Judge rules defamation case against Donald Trump may proceed

Judge rules defamation case against Donald Trump may proceed

The ruling Tuesday was blunt in dismissing an argument made by Trump's attorneys that he can not be sued in state court while in office. In January 2017, Zervos filed a defamation suit against T...

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Trump faces double lawsuit threat from ex-Playboy model and Apprentice star

Trump faces double lawsuit threat from ex-Playboy model and Apprentice star

McDougal filed suit against America Media Inc., the owner of the National Enquirer , and reportedly wants to be released from a 2016 legal agreement in which she agreed to keep silent. As American Me...

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Florida bridge collapse: Victim's family demands explanation

Florida bridge collapse: Victim's family demands explanation

A survivor of last week's deadly bridge collapse at Florida International University in Miami is suing companies involved in its design and construction. Inspectors walks over what remains of a ...

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Skiers flung off ski lift at Georgian resort

Skiers flung off ski lift at Georgian resort

Local media reported that a Swede and Ukrainian were among those hurt. Video captured shows terrified skiers diving off the chairlift before it reached the bottom but some skiers were trappe...

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Vladimir Putin's landslide re-election: Leaders react and look forward

Vladimir Putin's landslide re-election: Leaders react and look forward

Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin was in second with 15.6%, followed by nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky with 6.9%. Sunday's rally was the culmination of a low-energy reelection campaign...

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EU, Britain reach Brexit transition deal ahead of EU summit

EU, Britain reach Brexit transition deal ahead of EU summit

Asked whether Britain had sold out, the spokesman said it was a negotiation that involved "give and take on both sides". Both sides also pledged to act in "good faith" with a joint committee to over...

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Jim Carrey's political caricature sparks backlash on Twitter

Jim Carrey's political caricature sparks backlash on Twitter

A Carrey spokesperson confirmed to Mashable that the "sketch" was Carrey's handiwork, but could not confirm that the person portrayed was Sanders. He was one of the top actors of the 1990s, headli...

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