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Those who took part in the fight ultimately face several felony and misdemeanor charges of assault, should they be extradited. The New York Times reported that officials in the United States administration were privately furious over the brazen use of force against peaceful protesters -and Washington DC police officers - by Erdogan's men, and that the charges against them is part of the American punishment for the incident.
  • Pogo Mine employee killed after black bear attack

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    In the first attack, a black bear killed a 16-year-old runner, Patrick Cooper, Sunday after he got lost competing in a mountain race south of Anchorage . A bear was chasing him, he said. "They were running the race", said Sgt. Nathan Mitchell of the Anchorage Police. The company said Alaska Wildlife Troopers directed mine personnel to kill the bear, which they did.
  • Qatar signs $12 billion deal to buy F-15 jets from US

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    The sale "will give Qatar a state of the art capability and increase security cooperation and interoperability between the United States and Qatar ", according to a Pentagon statement on the deal. "We have to stop the funding of terrorism", in an extraordinary escalation of the diplomatic row with one America's most important military partners in the Middle East".
  • Farmers clash with police on Thane-Badlapur highway, injuries reported

    Farmers clash with police on Thane-Badlapur highway, injuries reported

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    The farmers even went on rampage, burning tyres and vandalizing multiple vehicles, including a police van. 12 policemen have been injured by the protesters. "[The] Land is owned by the ministry of defence and Indian Navy, and the state government's land records certify the same". Earlier, Rs 30,000 crore of farm loans were waived off in Maharashtra amidst large-scale protests.
  • Someone Just Hit a Giant Powerball Jackpot

    Someone Just Hit a Giant Powerball Jackpot

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    The victor has a year to come forward and claim the prize, and can choose to cash in a prize of $279.1 million or to receive the full amount in installments over 29 years. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Menifee Mayor Neil Winter said he hoped a local resident bought the winning ticket at the store in a heavily visited intersection that has sold winners before but never for so much.
  • Prince Philip Hospitalized Due to an Infection

    Prince Philip Hospitalized Due to an Infection

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    Yesterday, Prince Philip attended the Royal Ascot horse races, accompanying the Queen for a full day of activity. For the Queen, though, it was business as usual, while she was "being kept informed" about her husband's condition. But the World War II naval officer, who conducted 219 royal engagements past year, has been gradually reducing his workload in his nineties. Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh , is 96 and recently said he was cutting down his public appearances and ...
  • Gold, silver & bronze - new grades for region's universities

    Gold, silver & bronze - new grades for region's universities

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    Some of England's most respected universities have lost out to their less prestigious rivals in a new ranking of institutions which focuses on teaching excellence. Some have also said that they have been forced to participate because the Government is set to allow only those rated bronze or higher to raise tuition fees in line with inflation from 2018.
  • A victory for Donald Trump and Brian Mast in Georgia

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    Handel's tough race, combined with closer-than-usual GOP House victories in Kansas, Montana and SC, suggests Trump will dominate the coming election cycle, forcing Republicans to make peace with him, for better or worse. Debbie Dingell of MI. "Democrats from coast to coast threw everything they had at this race, and Karen would not be defeated", House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement .
  • Watch Trump hold campaign-style rally in Iowa

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    Construction has not begun. A feisty Trump spoke for more than an hour at a rally in Cedar Rapids that was similar to those he held during last year's presidential campaign. He complained that not a single Democrat would vote for any bill the GOP introduced, even if was universal health care . Trump's high spirits continued as he went about his duties Wednesday at the White House , a White House official said.
  • USA military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

    USA military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

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    CBS News correspondent David Martin reports the drone came too close to one of the outposts of USA -backed fighters outside of their main base in Tanf. "They were threatening our forces on the ground", the official said. He says: "We are not the initiator of any conflict and war but we do not tolerate creation of insecurity in our country".
  • China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on N. Korea

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    Speaking alongside defence secretary Jim Mattis after meetings with Chinese counterparts in Washington on Wednesday, secretary of state Rex Tillerson said China must "exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in the region".