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We know what you're thinking: Yes, there could use the bathroom. Each contestant gets one 10-minute break per hour, but other than that lips need to be pressed against the auto. The contest started with 20 people showering affection on their "love" on a Monday morning at 8.00 am, and at the last check on Tuesday, 11 were still engrossed with their pursuit, planting kisses.
  • Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli Prisons Launch Hunger Strike

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    The Israeli Prison Service simultaneously transferred the Palestinian prisoners who called for disagreement to other facilities, where they remain isolated, arguing, 'the call for a hunger strike is contrary to the prison regulations'. Israel's controversial "administrative detention" policy sees a varying number of Palestinians held without charge in prisons, often accused of links to militant group Hamas.
  • US tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

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    Guterres singled out the countries "in the front line" of contacts with North Korea - the U.S., China, South Korea, Russia and Japan - and said everybody involved should "make sure that everything is done for the threat represented by the development in relation to missiles and in relation to the potential for nuclear capability not to become a threat to the global community".
  • Turkish FM: Trump and Erdogan to meet in May

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    Worldwide monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the move undermined safeguards against fraud. "Such a speculative statement from a spokesperson can not be accepted", Turkey's EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik told reporters at a televised press conference, calling on the EU to "respect democratic processes".
  • Australian Prime Minister Urges China to Put Pressure on North Korea

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    Defense Secretary James Mattis has reportedly presented that option to Congress but the military has not yet chose to implement the policy. South Korea is staging a tense election campaign and the public both there and around the region is fearful that either Kim or Trump or both might make good on their warlike rhetoric.
  • International Monetary Fund raises 2017 world growth forecast to 3.5%, Japan to 1.2%

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    The IMF released its World Economic Outlook data on Tuesday. "Global growth is projected to increase from an estimated 3.1 percent in 2016 to 3.5 percent in 2017 and 3.6 percent in 2018". The IMF also said that risks to the global outlook also could come from a faster-than-expected pace of interest rate hikes in the United States, which could trigger a sharp rise in the dollar and disruptive capital outflows from emerging markets.
  • Dad: Fresno shooting suspect spoke of race war

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    Police then captured Muhammad who gave up and said he ditched his gun, which is still missing at this hour. According to the authorities, he told the police that he hates Caucasian people. She saw her son a few days before he died and spontaneously told him she loved him and was proud of him. His public defender raised questions on whether Muhammad was mentally fit to stand trial, noting that on several occasions, he had "appeared eccentric with some freaky beliefs" and appeared to have ...
  • Is national executive meet in Odisha a warning for CM Naveen Pattnaik?

    Is national executive meet in Odisha a warning for CM Naveen Pattnaik?

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    However, the state saw a very different temperature in other parts. The two-day executive meeting didn't delve much into economic issues and challenges facing the country, although the PM reiterated his vision of a "new India" and asked BJP leaders to prepare for a "long jump" to achieve socio-economic development on the pillars of social justice to change the tide of history.
  • I will not let World Snooker bully me, says O'Sullivan

    I will not let World Snooker bully me, says O'Sullivan

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    Post-match interviews have seen O'Sullivan deliberately and repeatedly respond with one-word answers, while he gave an interview to British television channel ITV at the World Grand Prix in February using a "robotic" voice. "I have had it for five, six seven years and I'm done with it and this was fighting off something I didn't think I should have to". This time O'Sullivan is setting low expectations, having failed to win back-to-back matches since landing the Masters title in January.
  • Dodgers vs. Cubs 2017 odds: Chicago home favorite as series continues Wednesday

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    So, yes, safe to say the Cubs made the most of their championship rings. Details about the rings were kept closely under wraps as the team prepares for the ceremony, but were released for fans to have a closer look late Wednesday. Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein and President of Business Operations Crane Kenney led the team's design committee with input from the players.
  • North Korea: US Far More

    North Korea: US Far More "Vicious" and "Aggressive" Under Trump

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    North Korea's vice foreign minister, Han Song Ryol, told the Associated Press that Pyongyang will keep building up its nuclear arsenal, despite stern warnings from the U.S. Many North Korea watchers believe North Korea could have a viable nuclear warhead and a ballistic missile capable of hitting the US mainland on Trump's watch as president - within the next few years.
  • Pence promotes Trump's economic plans in Japan

    Pence promotes Trump's economic plans in Japan

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    In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters he hopes "there will be no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will follow the line that President Trump repeatedly voiced during the election campaign".