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The Omaha march is part of similar events around the world meant to promote the understanding of science and defend science from attacks such as proposed us government budget cuts. While organisers did not attack Donald Trump's adminstration, they said that it had "catalysed" the movement. The sign showed the periodic table of chemical elements and said: "You're out of your element Donny (Trump)".
  • OPEC panel recommends 6-month extension of oil output cuts

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    Leading Gulf oil exporters Saudi Arabia and Kuwait gave a clear signal on Thursday that OPEC plans to extend into the second half of the year a deal with non-member producers to curb supplies of crude. S. producers will increase output anew, potentially sending stockpiles higher again. The Russian energy minister said that he was discussing further oil production cuts with Russian companies and executive bodies.
  • First double execution in US

    First double execution in US

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    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said that Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, both sentenced to death in the 1990s, were executed by lethal injection after higher courts rejected their final legal appeals. Jones told her: "I hope over time you can learn who I really am and I am not a monster". The state now turns off the mic after an inmate's final statement.
  • Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

    Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

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    Even if the president could do so, those conditions would have to be clearly related to the funds at issue and not coercive, as the executive order appears to be, Orrick said. It was at least the fourth time that a Trump order on immigration has been blocked by federal judges. San Francisco and other sanctuary cities say turning local police into immigration officers erodes the trust that is needed to get people to report crime.
  • Japanese minister quits over offensive comment on 2011 quake

    Japanese minister quits over offensive comment on 2011 quake

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    Masahiro Imamura, minister in charge of reconstruction of the disaster-hit Tohoku region, intends to resign in the wake of controversial comments about the disaster, sources said Tuesday night. Abe's approval rating, although still above 50 percent, has recently fallen, as scandals erode public confidence in a government now in its fifth year.
  • Bill O'Reilly will be back Monday - with a new podcast episode

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    His personal website says the former Fox News host will air a new episode of his " No Spin News " podcast Monday evening. Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes stepped down from the company following accusations of sexual harassment from several women, including journalist Megyn Kelly, who hosted "The Kelly File".
  • Ivanka Trump greeted with groans from Germany audience while defending her dad

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    Trump was a powerful campaign surrogate for her father, particularly when it came to connecting with female voters, and she frequently said her father would work to improve child care and paid leave policies in the US. "The first daughter's visit comes at a time when the Trump administration has not yet appointed a new ambassador to Germany", NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson reports from Berlin.
  • Pyongyang marks 85th Army Day with large-scale military exercise

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    North Korea has an air base in Wonsan and missiles have also been tested there. While South Korea's Defense Ministry could not immediately confirm the report, the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said: "Our military is closely monitoring the North Korean military's movement in Wonsan areas and we are firmly maintaining readiness".
  • Britain's Labour to guarantee European Union citizens rights if wins election

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    Labour accepts that Britain must leave the European Union following last year's referendum but Starmer said that protecting the country's economic interests must trump other considerations, including controlling immigration. Labour councillors Ansar Ali and Ed Murphy have both said they have put their names forward to represent the party in Peterborough in June's election, with a decision expected to be made either this week or next.
  • Maduro donates $500000 to Trump fund despite economic woes

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    Tens of thousands of people are pouring into the main thoroughfares of Caracas in the latest anti-government demonstration in the Venezuelan capital. In the culmination of a fortnight of violent demonstrations that have killed five people, protesters around the country will demand the government present a timeline for delayed elections, halt a security crackdown on protests, and respect the autonomy of the opposition-led legislature.
  • Macron, Le Pen set for face off

    Macron, Le Pen set for face off

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    French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni have expressed their desire to work together for the benefit of European prosperity, . "Investors who lost confidence in pollsters after they failed to predict the outcomes of the U.S. elections and Brexit vote are viewing them as credible sources of information again", said Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM.