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Police said the two students who were shot were not targeted and were instead hit "because of their proximity to the victim". All other students were safe and they were being taken to a local college campus, according to school officials.
  • Pope opens free laundromat for the poor

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    El-Sissi's call for a three-month state of emergency has been approved by Egypt's cabinet and will come into effect across the country on Monday at 1pm. Coptic churches are scattered across the USA, with more than 20 in New Jersey alone. The group recently released a video vowing to step up attacks against Christians, who it describes as "infidels" empowering the West against Muslims.
  • Europe Lays Out Approach to Brexit Negotiations

    Europe Lays Out Approach to Brexit Negotiations

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    But Tusk, who has sent the draft negotiating guidelines to member states, warned that the British government should respect some principles if it wants the talks to go well. Tusk speaking in Valletta, Malta on Friday morning. "And when talking about our future relationship, we obviously share the UK's desire to establish a close partnership between us".
  • India, Australia ink cooperation pacts during PM Turnbull's viist

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    Australia has about 40 per cent of the world's uranium reserves and exports almost 7,000 tonnes of yellow cake annually. The MoUs were signed after the delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Turnbull. Adding to it, the President, while giving a speech at the Sydney Institute, also expressed that India could reach the size of United States economy if it continued to grow upwards of 7% annually.
  • Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court After Senate Uses 'Nuclear Option'

    Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court After Senate Uses 'Nuclear Option'

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    What kind of Supreme Court will we now see if Trump does in fact end up appointing as many new justices as are now reportedly expected? President Trump congratulated Gorsuch later Friday after his confirmation became official. Removing the previous 60-vote threshold means that the majority party has less incentive to find nominees that will garner moderate support and more ideological judges will have an easier path to confirmation in the future when one party holds both the White House and ...
  • Wisma Putra: No Malaysians hurt in Egypt bomb attacks

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    The two Coptic churches appear to have been chosen for their symbolic value. A priest at St. George Coptic Orthodox Church served for years at one of the bombed churches. Pope Francis will visit Egypt on 28-29 April. "This terrorist attack is devoid of all the principles of humanity and civilisation", it said in a statement.
  • USA to confront those who commit crimes against 'innocents': Tillerson

    USA to confront those who commit crimes against 'innocents': Tillerson

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    It added: "If G7 ultimatum to Russian Federation brings us to real war, what is your trust in @realDonaldTrump as a wartime leader & @BorisJohnson as his lieutenant?' Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, last night said the U.S. "And why Russian Federation has not been able to achieve that is unclear to me". The flipside of the talk about sanctions from Johnson and other diplomats is an implicit promise that Moscow could be allowed to rejoin the G-8, if it drops its support for ...
  • Labour vow to impose Value-Added Tax on private school fees

    Labour vow to impose Value-Added Tax on private school fees

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    Research conducted by the House of Commons Library suggests that free school meals for all primary school children would cost between £700 million and £900 million. 'It would be overstating it by quite a bit and in the report we said this is very, very expensive to roll out nationally - we estimated around 1 billion a year, ' Ms Dearden said.
  • North Korea calls U.S. bombing of Syria unacceptable

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    Lavrov also reaffirmed Russia's position that accusations that the Syrian regime had launched a chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhun last week "are not in line with reality". Trump spoke publicly of progress on a range of issues in his first U.S. He also reiterated that Washington was prepared to take its "own course" if China did not apply more pressure on Pyongyang.
  • Gorsuch takes two oaths of office to become a Supreme Court justice

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    President Trump could also well get another nomination - or even two. Also in attendance was Maureen Scalia, widow of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, and her eldest son Eugene, said court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg. Gorsuch then thanked Trump, his family, friends, the White House Counsel's office, his law clerks, and his team for their support during "months and miles trooping through the Senate".
  • Turkish foreign minister calls for Assad's removal

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    It was the most horrific chemical weapons attack in the war-torn country since a similar attack in eastern Damascus in August 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. He said that for that "this oppressive Assad needs to go". He said the best outcome would be a peace agreement that leads to a transitional government accepted by all Syrians, followed by elections in which all Syrians, including those living overseas, could vote for new leadership.