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Al Ansari was killed with four others in a strike Saturday in al Qaim, Iraq, on the border with Syria, Scrocca said. Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, leader of the infamous militant terror organization Islamic State, is reportedly under siege and is close to being either captured or killed, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti citing Iraqi military sources Sunday.
  • US business wary of skin-deep results from Trump-Xi trade talks

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    Chinese officials worked for weeks behind-the-scenes to build ties with Trump and his family, before a February phone call between the two leaders in which he reaffirmed long-standing USA policy on Taiwan. After meeting Mr Trump , Mr Xi refrained from blocking a United Nations vote condemning Assad, turned away North Korean coal ships and, according to officials, signaled market access may soon improve for U.S.
  • TMZ: United changes policy for overbooking and removing passengers

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    What happened to Kentucky doctor David Dao on a United Airlines flight Sunday was completely unacceptable. "I was appalled at how United Airlines and the officers handled the situation, but I was also encouraged by my fellow passengers" attempts to interfere - despite how helpless we all felt, " said Powell.
  • School's Easter egg hunt cancelled over naming row

    School's Easter egg hunt cancelled over naming row

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    Hyche sought a way for his blind daughter Rachel to participate fully in a church Easter egg hunt . The Downtown Development Authority of Pembroke will host its annual egg hunt downtown Saturday morning. "Hopefully weather won't be a problem". One new boy's and one new girl's bicycle will be given away along with candy-filled eggs. Magnetic eggs will be hidden for children who use wheelchairs.
  • Life on Saturn's Moon?

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    Hydrogen had previously been "elusive", scientists said, but its detection shows the moon's life-supporting potential. Cassini scientists announced that a form of chemical energy that life can feed on appears to exist on Enceladus , and Hubble researchers reported additional evidence of plumes erupting from Jupiter's moon Europa.
  • Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

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    During a press conference on Friday, Gen. Nicholson reiterated that the MOAB bomb was the "right weapon against the right target". The bomb is guided by satellite to its target. On Friday, the village was swarming with Afghan and worldwide troops, as helicopters and other aircraft flew overhead. The Trump administration also sent a message to the Taliban with the strike, as "a lot of these ISIS fighters are prior Taliban fighters that happened to change jerseys", the Colorado Republican said.
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    Leaders to AG on Call to "Pause" Consent Agreements

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    All of them are all still active. Davis said the city will continue with the overhaul "no matter what". When officers are allowed to police themselves, we end up with reports that show recurring excessive force in Chicago or a pattern and practice of racial discrimination and economic plundering of Ferguson's African American neighborhoods .
  • Islamic State denies suffering casualties from huge U.S. bomb in Afghanistan

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    A colossal United States bomb dropped Thursday on ISIS tunnels in eastern Afghanistan killed 36 militants, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense. "The explosion was the biggest I have ever seen". "It was a strong position and four times we had operations (attacking the site) and it was not possible to advance", he said, adding that the road leading to the complex "was full of mines".
  • Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits California

    Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits California

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    Dastis' remarks came two days after the Scottish government on March 31 formally asked British Prime Minister Theresa May for a second referendum on independence, deepening a constitutional crisis sparked by the Brexit vote. "This would result in a hugely unfavourable deal, something considerably worse than the UK's membership of the European Union prior to Brexit". May has repeatedly rejected the calls for a second poll, stating "now is not the time" for indyref2.
  • Trump White House drops policy of identifying visitors

    Trump White House drops policy of identifying visitors

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    Under the new policy, it will be up to the White House to decide whether to release the names of visitors coming to meet with the President, Vice President and their senior staff. "More secrecy equals more cronyism, more insider dealing and more corruption". The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, the National Security Archive at George Washington University, and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) announced earlier this week that they filed a ...
  • New Zealand evacuates people ahead of Cyclone Cook

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    A police officer walks to a house to advise residents to evacuate as fears grow about possible storm surges at high tide in Ohope, New Zealand. A slow-moving low over the Tasman Sea is expected to bring heavy rain in many areas from the South Island throughout Wednesday, while Auckland and Northland are also expected to get drenched.