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Takara was already pregnant when the company said previous year that it was suspending its captive breeding program and phasing out killer whale shows at its three parks in Orlando, Florida, San Diego, California and San Antonio. Mary's University comparative psychologist who plans to monitor the sleeping habits of Takara and the calf over the coming year, said it was frustrating to see research opportunities at SeaWorld undermined by public opinion amid federal cuts to science funding.
  • Brexit - The negotiations will start after UK's elections

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    Under current legislation, parliaments have to sit for five years before new elections take place. Leaders of European Union states are due to adopt negotiating guidelines at an April 29 summit, and the bloc will prepare detailed plans for the talks with Britain by late May.
  • GOP lawmaker praises NYPD after DOJ says its 'soft on crime'

    GOP lawmaker praises NYPD after DOJ says its 'soft on crime'

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    O'Neill pointed to the city's "steady decline in overall crime that includes major reductions in murder and shootings" in a statement released before the press conference. And breaking with the other officials who came to the defense of the city's crime policies, the head of the NYPD sergeants union, Ed Mullins, released a statement in support of the attorney general.
  • Trump hopes US, Russia can get along amid tensions

    Trump hopes US, Russia can get along amid tensions

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    Stoltenberg said he had an excellent and productive meeting in the Oval Office with Trump. In a news conference following talks with visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and a two-hour joint meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin , Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the discussions were fruitful, underlining good prospects for future joint work.
  • How Kenya's drought has turned into violence

    How Kenya's drought has turned into violence

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    In this image from a video footage taken on May 3, 2000 in NY, the Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann speaks during an interview. Gallmann was flown by helicopter to receive surgery at a hospital in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.
  • Saudi King Appoints Son as Country's Ambassador to US

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    Days before being relieved of his post in Washington, Prince Abdullah published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal calling for continued US resolve to end the conflict in Syria. He holds the post of defence minister and is also pushing the wide-ranging social and economic reform programme. Among other orders issued by King Salman, the head of the army Lieutenant General Eid al-Shalwi was removed.
  • Palestinian wounds four in Tel Aviv stabbing attack - Israeli police

    Palestinian wounds four in Tel Aviv stabbing attack - Israeli police

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    According to an initial police assessment, the attacker first approached a hotel and used work tools to attack passersby, then entered an adjacent hotel and continues his attack. The assailant reportedly was arrested by police shortly after the attack. "The 18-year-old Palestinian terrorist was detained". A wave of street attacks by Palestinians in Israel and the occupied West Bank since October 2015 has previously killed 37 Israelis, two American tourists and a British student.
  • Lebanese PM asks U.N. to help seek permanent truce with Israel

    Lebanese PM asks U.N. to help seek permanent truce with Israel

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    His comments and his trip to the south came a day after Hezbollah took a group of over 100 local and global journalists on a rare tour of the border area. In this photo released by Lebanon's official government photographer Dalati Nohra, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, right, and Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Maj.
  • Syria still has stockpile of chemical weapons, USA defence secretary warns

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    A senior Israeli military officer told Israeli reporters that "a few tonnes of chemical weapons" remained in the hands of Assad's forces, a military official told Reuters . "This follows very strong and forthright words on the part of President Trump, and very forthright deeds against the use of chemical weapons by Iran's proxy, Syria".
  • Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki Hits Home Run On Ichiro Bobblehead Night In Seattle

    Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki Hits Home Run On Ichiro Bobblehead Night In Seattle

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    With just an infield single in seven at-bats in the series, Ichiro stepped to the plate to lead off the top of the ninth with the Marlins down 10-4. It was the hits the Mariners didn't get, until they got the one from Haniger. Suzuki was given a standing ovation as he made his way into Safeco field , but the celebration was short lived and by the eighth inning, the Marlins were down big.