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High profile U.S. prosecutor Bharara says he was sacked

However, he refused to heed the call and got the boot. "Moments ago I was sacked", Bharara tweeted Saturday afternoon. "I was sacked. Being the US Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honor...

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Iranian ships 'force' United States and Royal Navy vessels to change course

Iranian ships 'force' United States and Royal Navy vessels to change course

The Invincible was also being escorted by three ships from the British Royal Navy at the time. A USA official told reporters the Iranian vessel had tried to position itself between them. The appar...

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Poland Stirs Trouble Over Re-Election Of EU Council President Tusk

Poland Stirs Trouble Over Re-Election Of EU Council President Tusk

A row over Poland's bid to replace EU President Donald Tusk threatens to overshadow a summit this week that was meant to focus on post-Brexit unity. Muscat said ahead of the summit: "The item is on ...

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Regina man charged with possessing, sharing child pornography

Regina man charged with possessing, sharing child pornography

Murphy's indictment alleges that between November 16 and January 9, Murphy, operating under the screen name "Mr. Duckblue", knowingly conspired with others to participate in instant messaging communic...

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Death toll in Istanbul helicopter crash rises to seven

Death toll in Istanbul helicopter crash rises to seven

It exploded like a bomb. The helicopter , which was owned by Turkey's Eczacibasi industrial group, was confirmed to have been carrying four Russian nationals by the Russian Foreign Ministry. Video ...

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One suspect believed behind waves of bomb threats targeting Jewish institutions

One suspect believed behind waves of bomb threats targeting Jewish institutions

We take every threat seriously. Charles Schumer called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to grant a special waiver to Jewish Community Centers and other organizations that have been targe...

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Turkish, US, Russian military chiefs hold surprise meeting

The surprise meeting between Turkey's Gen. Hulusi Akar, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Valery Gerasimov, the chief of the Russian General St...

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Trump to nominate Noel Francisco for solicitor general

Trump to nominate Noel Francisco for solicitor general

Notably, Francisco stepped aside from a related case early on because his former law firm had filed a brief opposing the president's executive order. Francisco is a graduate of the University of Chi...

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Hawaiian Air diverts flight to LA due to 'unruly' passenger

Hawaiian Air diverts flight to LA due to 'unruly' passenger

A Hawaiian Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu was diverted to Los Angeles on Wednesday when a passenger became irate after being told he had to pay $12 for a blanket. The pilot was forced to d...

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AIG boss Peter Hancock steps down

AIG boss Peter Hancock steps down

The $3-billion fourth-quarter loss was attributed to a $5.6 billion charge from a prior year adverse reserve development, indicating the company had too little in reserves. Hancock, 57, will remain CE...

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Trump believes Central Intelligence Agency systems are outdated, says White House

Spicer says hopefully the administration can help change that. Mr Spicer's statement , which he read from a sheet of paper handed to him at the end of his briefing, reinforced the conundrum that Mr...

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Mosul Museum Retaken by Iraqi Forces

Mosul Museum Retaken by Iraqi Forces

While the government buildings had been destroyed and not used by Islamic State it was a symbolic victory in efforts to oust Islamic State from their last stronghold in Iraq . Meanwhile, the IS group...

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Jewish centers around U.S. and in Canada receive more bomb threats

Jewish centers around U.S. and in Canada receive more bomb threats

A threat - its second was called in to the JCC of Rochester . At 8:28 p.m. on Monday, Portland Police Bureau (PPB) officers responded to a bomb threat the Mittleman Jewish Community Center in Sou...

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GOP's Obamacare civil war may have saved Medicaid expansion

Walden similarly refused to answer whether Americans could lose their health insurance under his bill. House Republicans on Monday released a detailed proposal that marks their first attempt in ...

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Ujjain train blast: Police say two terrorists holed up in Lucknow house

Ujjain train blast: Police say two terrorists holed up in Lucknow house

Police sources said that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was also monitoring the situation and has offered the Centre's support. Hours before the penultimate phase of polling in the seven-phas...

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A History Lesson on Jeff Sessions

Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein faced a barrage of questions from Democratic senators Tuesday about how he would handle investigations into Russian meddling in last year's election if he is c...

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China dubs Dalai Lama a liar after his 'parts of brain' remark

China dubs Dalai Lama a liar after his 'parts of brain' remark

Amid laughter, there were certain crucial points the two discussed like reincarnation of Dalai Lama, Last Dalai Lama and future of Buddhism. Oliver half-declared, half-asked. "I don't want to create t...

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Israeli law bans entrance to boycott supporters

Israeli law bans entrance to boycott supporters

The approval of the law late Monday was defended by government ministers and supporters as a necessary response to the movement that calls for Israel to be boycotted over its 50-year occupation of the...

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DU Professor GN Saibaba gets life term for Maoist links

DU Professor GN Saibaba gets life term for Maoist links

According to Ravindra Kadam, the then Inspector General (IG), Nagpur Range, Saibaba was active with the Left-leaning students' organisations at Delhi University (DU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University ...

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Rochester JCC hit with bomb threat Tuesday morning

Rochester JCC hit with bomb threat Tuesday morning

A bomb threat was also called in to the JCC in Syracuse, New York . "Investigators are not releasing the specific information on how the threat was received other than to say it was not an "in-pers...

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Chinese firm ZTE to pay USA $892 million for breaking Iran sanctions

Chinese firm ZTE to pay USA $892 million for breaking Iran sanctions

An official who requested anonymity to discuss the terms of the agreement said it was also largest Justice Department criminal fine in an export control or sanctions case. An independent group will al...

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Poachers kill rhino and saw off its horn at zoo near Paris

Poachers kill rhino and saw off its horn at zoo near Paris

The relative safety of a zoo wasn't enough to save Vince the rhino from ivory-seeking poachers. The zoo said their other white rhinos, 37-year-old Gracie and five-year-old Bruno (pictured above) esc...

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Female figures put on pedestrian crossing signs to fight 'unconscious gender bias'

Female figures put on pedestrian crossing signs to fight 'unconscious gender bias'

Female traffic light signals are installed an intersection in Melbourne, Australia on March 7, 2017. Last year, the City of Yarra council in Melbourne installed pedestrian traffic lights, the first ...

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Afghan family with visas held in California, attorneys are asking why

Afghan family with visas held in California, attorneys are asking why

The family landed at LAX where they were set to board their connecting flight to Seattle, where they intend to resettle. The government still has not said why they were detained despite having Spe...

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Incheon Airport has best customer service in Asia-Pacific: Award

Incheon Airport has best customer service in Asia-Pacific: Award

Dallas's Love Field was also recognized different category, tieing for third place with airports in San Antonio, Austin and three Canadian cities in the competition for best airport in North America w...

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De Mistura: Syria talks in Geneva end with clear agenda

De Mistura: Syria talks in Geneva end with clear agenda

Borodavkin noted that the reunification of these groups should happen not through "Riyadh-based delegation absorbing" them [in reference to SNC], but by bridging the distance between the positions of ...

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Headstones toppled at Brooklyn Jewish cemetery in 4th incident in two weeks

Headstones toppled at Brooklyn Jewish cemetery in 4th incident in two weeks

Speaking at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, Cuomo says the recent incidents 'violated every tenant of the NY state tradition.' He said the state has posted rewards and put together a special police...

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Turkey accuses Germany of providing succor to its enemies

Turkey accuses Germany of providing succor to its enemies

Ankara and Berlin have been locked in acrimony over the last few days after German towns blocked events where Turkish ministers sought to address Turks living there about the April 16 referendum. "...

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Cuomo at Yad Vashem: 'No tolerance' for acts of anti-Semitism

Cuomo at Yad Vashem: 'No tolerance' for acts of anti-Semitism

Cuomo toured Yad Vashem and then took part in a ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance with President Reuven Rivlin. Amid the criticism, Trump spoke out against anti-Semitic incidents and also condemne...

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Vikings first pick will be No. 47 in 2017 NFL Draft

Since the pick actually belongs to the Vikings, the Eagles' draft position depended on the Vikings' performance in the regular season. With Indianapolis now picking after the Eagles , Philadelp...

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