• Oil Prices Dip On Crude, Gasoline Build
Oil Prices Dip On Crude, Gasoline Build

United States crude oil inventories rose by 2.2-million barrels in the week to April 20 to 429.74-million barrels. Following his visit to Washington, French President Emanuel Macron appeared to have little hope of persuading US President Donald Trump to remain in a nuclear deal with Iran, meaning more sanctions against the Middle Eastern cou...

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  • Coalition strike 'kills dozens' of Houthi militants in new blow
Coalition strike 'kills dozens' of Houthi militants in new blow

His funeral came hours after Saudi Arabia's state-run Al-Ekhbariya television said two high-ranking insurgents were among more than 50 Huthis killed in a new strike overnight in the capital Sanaa. The Houthis have confirmed that an overnight attack took place but gave no details on casualties. There were no immediate reports of possible casualt...

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  • Macron ends visit by daring U.S. to 'make the planet great again'
Macron ends visit by daring U.S. to 'make the planet great again'

Macron also called for resolving of trade disputes through negotiation and the World Trade Organisation, indirectly criticising Trump's imposition of tariffs. Gao added that due to the uncertainty of investment environment, some enterprises have slowed their investment in the USA, or even dropped their investment plans in the country, giving up th...

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  • BS Yeddyurappa has more battles to win within BJP than outside
BS Yeddyurappa has more battles to win within BJP than outside

The BJP government in Karnataka between 2008 and 2011, with Yeddyurappa as the chief minister, was marred by infighting between the Yeddyurappa faction and a group led by the Reddy brothers of Bellary, who were believed to have had tacit support of his rivals in the party's state unit.

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  • Turkey rejects Trump's description of 1915 events
Turkey rejects Trump's description of 1915 events

Twenty-seven countries and most USA states have formally recognized the Armenian massacre as genocide, but Erdogan contended that the deaths were the result of "fierce and harsh conditions" during World War I. "And it's not fair because we have such a large Armenian community here in America". The opposition is dominated by younger Armenians....

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  • Kanye West and Donald Trump are tweeting at each other. Here's why
Kanye West and Donald Trump are tweeting at each other. Here's why

Meanwhile, everyone from Oscar-winning " Get Out " director Jordan Peele to rap icon Snoop Dogg to singer Macy Gray have offered their own less-than-kind comments on Kanye's apparent bromance with the president. "While Kanye West takes a stand for freedom of thought and freedom of expression, we should all support this", Hannity instructed vi...

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  • First Toronto van attack victim identified as investment firm employee
First Toronto van attack victim identified as investment firm employee

Police said he stabbed to death three roommates at his apartment. Anne Marie D'Amico was the first among the 10 killed to be publicly named. Toronto City Councilor Cesar Palacio, who knows D'Amico's family, identified her as a victim. "He wants to make sure everyone understands he was not a hero. This will take some time". According to Dr. D...

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  • James Spann: Dry today, rain tomorrow in Alabama
James Spann: Dry today, rain tomorrow in Alabama

The clouds are covering the area, and more rain is already starting to move into the Mountains and Foothills. There will be a few clouds around, so it will not quite be a very sunny day. It will be mostly sunny for the start of next week, with highs in the 60s both Monday and Tuesday . Some rain showers moved through yesterday evening, but we ...

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee passes bill to protect Mueller from Trump
Senate Judiciary Committee passes bill to protect Mueller from Trump

There also are constitutional concerns about the bill, known as the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act . "The Senate Judiciary Committee is right to draw a line in the sand to protect Special Counsel Mueller's Russian Federation investigation", she declared, "and now Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must put his country before his...

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  • Armenia to elect new PM on May 1
Armenia to elect new PM on May 1

Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the Armenian capital Wednesday, calling for the leader of the protest to become prime minister. Russian Federation - which has a military base in Armenia - has pledged it would not intervene but its top officials welcomed counterparts from the South Caucasus nation for talks on Thursday and Pu...

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  • Judge Likely to Appoint Special Master in Cohen Case; Trump Confused
Judge Likely to Appoint Special Master in Cohen Case; Trump Confused

Cohen at the federal courthouse in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Trump's lawyer said in a filing in Los Angeles federal court that he would assert his Fifth Amendment right , something Trump has bashed on a number of occasions. The White House has said Trump continues to deny that he had an affair with Daniels and the President told reporter...

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  • New York Special Elections Will Be Held on April 24
New York Special Elections Will Be Held on April 24

Democrats over-performed in other NY races Tuesday, but they had focused first on the 37th State Senate District, which was vacated after the incumbent was elected as Westchester County executive. With Republicans still making up the majority in the Senate at 51 to 49, losing one or even two seats to Democrats could become a nightmare to the pres...

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  • EU Urges Russia, Iran, Turkey To Press For Pause In Syria Conflict
EU Urges Russia, Iran, Turkey To Press For Pause In Syria Conflict

Around 80 countries, organizations, and partners are attending the donor conference in Brussels . Eight years into the conflict, more than 13 million Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance and around a quarter of the population is displaced in neighbouring countries, including Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey , according to the UN.

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  • Bob Dorough, Jazz Musician Best Known For 'Schoolhouse Rock!,' Dead At 94
Bob Dorough, Jazz Musician Best Known For 'Schoolhouse Rock!,' Dead At 94

Dorough was a conductor, accompany player, arranger and conductor for a number of years before recording his first effort of his own, " Devil May Care ", in 1956 for the Bethlehem label. He performed all the multiplication songs, and collaborated on the history, science, and grammar songs. "Then I looked in the magic book and sure enough, three is ...

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  • Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy
Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy

The Trump administration hopes to have Admiral Harris in Seoul by May or June, after hearings that could come in the next two weeks. However, senior adviser on Asia-Pacific Security at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies Andrew Shearer told CNN it was "hard to avoid the impression Australia was being treated as a second-class a...

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  • After Waffle House Shooting: Few Rules for Weapons Surrender
After Waffle House Shooting: Few Rules for Weapons Surrender

Davidson County Judge Michael Mondelli did not give a reason for overturning the bond order issued by a night magistrate following the arrest of Travis Reinking, but his decision followed a public outcry over the possibility that the suspect could potentially be freed from jail.

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  • Verdict expected in submarine death of Swedish journalist
Verdict expected in submarine death of Swedish journalist

The verdict is expected at 11 GMT on Wednesday in the "bestial" case, which stunned the nation with a submarine as the crime scene and a well-known eccentric figure in Denmark in the dock for the murder of a 30-year-old freelance journalist who wanted to interview him for a story.

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  • Malaysia releases photo of suspect, find motorbike allegedly used in Palestinian killing
Malaysia releases photo of suspect, find motorbike allegedly used in Palestinian killing

The police chief said investigators narrowed down the type of motorcycle used by the suspects to either a BMW GS or a Kawasaki Versys. Three independent sources in the Gaza Strip told i24NEWS that Cairo - which controls the only border crossing into Gaza not operated by Israel - would allow al-Batash's body returned.

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  • Trump says VA pick will soon decide whether to withdraw
Trump says VA pick will soon decide whether to withdraw

Ronny Jackson might prefer to withdraw. During a White House news conference, Trump insisted he would stand behind Jackson, calling the White House doctor "one of the finest people that I have met". We have got our troops stressed to the max. Democrats on the committee assembled privately late Monday. But no specific evidence of wrongdoing was...

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  • Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar dance during their wedding rituals
Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar dance during their wedding rituals

While Milind looked dashing in a kurta pyajama, Ankita looked gorgeous in an off-white saree with golden border. Photos of the 52-year-old actor with his girlfriend in Alibaug are being shared by his friends all over Instagram in the haldi ceremony held on Saturday morning.

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  • Govt defends Naidu's decision on impeachment
Govt defends Naidu's decision on impeachment

We are confident that when we move the petition, the CJI will have nothing to do with it so that it is heard and the serious issues, which are constitutional in nature and which will determine whether we bring transparency to the system, would be heard in the court, Sibal said.

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  • In Iran-Israel Tension, Netanyahu Warns of 'Heavy Price'
In Iran-Israel Tension, Netanyahu Warns of 'Heavy Price'

Tensions between Israel and Iran have been steadily escalating since an Iranian drone that breached Israeli airspace on February 10 was shot down by the Israeli Air Force. "This (move) has its roots in the hostile policies of Israel toward the Muslim people of the region", the spokesman stated. "We have learned methods of overcoming our enemies",...

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  • US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks
US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks

The rising trade tensions dominated the three days of talks among top finance officials attending meetings of the Group of 20 major economies, the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and its sister lending agency, the World Bank . "I did meet with the Chinese here. They will discuss this issue", she said. Kojak clarified during the World Ba...

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  • May faces cabinet revolt over u-turn on Brexit customs union
May faces cabinet revolt over u-turn on Brexit customs union

As British Prime Minister Theresa May prepares for a key week for her plans over Brexit and Britain's membership of the customs union, what is the debate about? The opposition Labour Party wants to stay in a customs union. A similar vote is also expected in the House of Commons on Thursday. The alternative is a one-sided system whereby ...

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  • Russia: We told U.S. where they could not bomb By
Russia: We told U.S. where they could not bomb By

Syrian forces used Soviet-era air defense systems and fired 112 surface-to-air missiles to repel the USA -led strikes, destroying 71 out of the 103 missiles launched by the Western coalition last week, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

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  • Four presidents, first ladies strike pose for history in iconic photo
Four presidents, first ladies strike pose for history in iconic photo

Mike Barnicle called attention to a viral photo of George H.W. Bush, the Obamas, the Clintons, and Melania Trump, and said that we ought to "frame that picture in our minds". Bush's administration, took the photograph. "Which we often don't see her doing in public". "And that's the America that the President of the United States denigrated Sat...

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  • Taleban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen in Afghanistan
Taleban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen in Afghanistan

Both groups regularly launch attacks, with the Taliban usually targeting the government and security forces and Isis targeting the country's Shia minority. In a statement, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called the attackers "savage terrorists", and vowed they would "never weaken the resolve and will of our people for wider participation in the democ...

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  • E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce
E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

As a result, they caution that all store-bought chopped romaine lettuce , including salad mixes containing romaine, should not be eaten. "Ask your suppliers about the source of their romaine lettuce", the CDC said. CBS News' Don Dahler reports that 90 percent of the romaine grown in the US between November and March comes from the Yuma region,...

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  • Japan not satisfied with Pyongyang's pledge, will continue pressure
Japan not satisfied with Pyongyang's pledge, will continue pressure

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said in a statement that the path was now open to a peaceful de-nuclearisation of the Peninsula following Kim's announcement that nuclear and missile tests were to end. In an earlier statement released by his office, Guterres wished the two Koreas ahead of their April 27 summit "every success in their cou...

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  • Large area of central Berlin evacuated for Second World War bomb disposal
Large area of central Berlin evacuated for Second World War bomb disposal

The evacuation area, a circle around the construction site north of the train station where the bomb was discovered during digging, also included a hospital, the new offices of Germany's foreign intelligence service, and parts of both the economy and transportation ministries.

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  • Theresa May's 'Deport First, Appeal Later' Immigration 'Boasts' Blamed For Windrush Scandal
Theresa May's 'Deport First, Appeal Later' Immigration 'Boasts' Blamed For Windrush Scandal

The problem was made worse by the fact that in 2010, the Home Office destroyed thousands of landing cards making it more hard for Windrush citizens to prove their right to stay in the UK. But they would lose that right if they left the country for more than two years, and the Home Office has been demanding multiple documents to prove residenc...

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  • Arizona teachers vote to strike
Arizona teachers vote to strike

Educators say years of underfunding have decimated schools. "Give our students the schools they deserve". Teachers, activists, supportive politicians, and their allies are now using the hashtag both offline and on Twitter for the upcoming strike as they continue to demand change from the state government.

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  • Missouri Gov. Greitens indicted on felony computer-tampering cha
Missouri Gov. Greitens indicted on felony computer-tampering cha

The Office stands ready to assist the Circuit Attorney's Office where appropriate and if needed. "These are serious charges-and an important reminder that no one is above the law in Missouri", Hawley said in the statement. "Her case is falling apart-so today, she's brought a new one", Mr. Greitens said, in a written statement in which he pledged ...

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  • Queen officially declares CHOGM 2018 open - hints Prince Charles will succeed her
Queen officially declares CHOGM 2018 open - hints Prince Charles will succeed her

As she no longer goes overseas, the current summit will nearly certainly be her last. It was a surprisingly blunt statement from the Queen , and one leaders will find hard to ignore when succession is discussed at a private retreat at Windsor Castle on Friday.

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  • Former 911 Operator Found Guilty Of Hanging Up On Thousands Of Callers
Former 911 Operator Found Guilty Of Hanging Up On Thousands Of Callers

Williams worked as a 911 operator from 2015 to 2016. A former 911 operator in Houston is headed to jail after an investigation revealed that the emergency center worker hung up on thousands of people who were calling for help. The manager in charge of the 911 operators said Williams was an anomaly and other operators did not hang up on people i...

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  • Southwest Flight 1380 became a midair scene of chaos and terror
Southwest Flight 1380 became a midair scene of chaos and terror

Last year, the FAA estimated that an order would cover 220 engines on USA airlines. NTSB investigators look at a Southwest plane that suffered an engine blow-out that led to the death of a woman mid-air. Family members were in "unbelievable shock" after a woman with Vermont ties died aboard a Southwest Airlines flight when the engine blew and ...

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  • IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline An Additional Day After Site Glitch
IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline An Additional Day After Site Glitch

The mission is to help low-income people file their taxes no matter how complicated their situation. Mnuchin described the problem as a "high-volume technical issue" that the IRS is attempting to resolve. The IRS encountered system issues Tuesday morning. Earlier , the agency said several systems were hit with the computer glitch, including on...

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  • Everything we know about hero Southwest pilot Tammie Jo Shults
Everything we know about hero Southwest pilot Tammie Jo Shults

Ms Christine Westrich, who flew the F/A-18 in the Marine Corps in the late 1990s, said she was struck by her service. Passengers praised Capt Shults' actions as "heroic", and said she stayed on board and spoke individually to each passenger as they disembarked.

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  • Justice Loya's death: SC dismisses pleas seeking SIT probe
Justice Loya's death: SC dismisses pleas seeking SIT probe

On the plea that the judicial officers have to be cross-examined, as there are inherent contradictions in their statements, the bench said when there is very little proof that they are conspirators in a murder, the court must stand by the statements of the judicial officers.

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  • Raul Castro Will End Cuba's Political Dynasty By Resigning As Cuba's President
Raul Castro Will End Cuba's Political Dynasty By Resigning As Cuba's President

Diaz-Canel is a man who climbed the ranks of the Communist regime and became a favorite to the Castro family. At its two-day meeting, the 605-seat National Assembly is to vote in a new Council of State, which counts 31 members and whose head will automatically become president.

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