• Saudi Arabia Celebrates Cinema Grand Opening With 'Black Panther'

    Saudi Arabia Celebrates Cinema Grand Opening With 'Black Panther'

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    Authorities welcomed guests at an invitation-only screening Wednesday evening of the movie in a concert hall that's been converted into a cinema complex in the capital, Riyadh. The kingdom says there will be 300 cinemas with around 2,000 screens built by 2030. "Saudis see movies right now, they love movies, but they watch them at home, they stream them, or they travel outside the kingdom to see movies".
  • Trump Lawyer Secretly Represented Conservative TV Host

    Trump Lawyer Secretly Represented Conservative TV Host

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    It is still unclear what kind of legal services Cohen provided Hannity. "Not one of any issue I ever dealt with Michael Cohen on ever - ever - involved a matter between me and any third party", Hannity added. I did have occasional brief conversations with Michael Cohen-he's a great attorney-about legal questions I had, or I was looking for input or perspective.
  • Bon-Ton Stores going out of business after liquidators win bid

    Bon-Ton Stores going out of business after liquidators win bid

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    The Bon-Ton stores at the Phillipsburg, Trexler and Stroud malls were already slated to close. In South Dakota, this affects three Herberger's (Rapid City, Aberdeen and Watertown) and a Younkers store in Sioux Falls. Bon-Ton has been in Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since early February. We continue to offer a broad assortment of national and private brand fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings, just as we always have.
  • Ex-USA First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

    Ex-USA First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

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    Barbara Bush talks with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at Former President George H.W. Bush's office on March 29, 2012 in Houston , Texas. Bush will be missed. As first lady, her principal persona as a devoted wife and mother contrasted in many ways with her peer and predecessor, Nancy Reagan, and her younger successor, Hillary Clinton, both of whom were seen as more intimately involved in their husbands' presidencies.
  • Syrian war will go on despite Western strikes

    Syrian war will go on despite Western strikes

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    Russian missile defense systems were not used. There is no reason to believe that the "overall erosion of the use of chemical weapons will change". "Experts from the chemical weapons committee enter the town of Douma", state news agency SANA wrote, referring to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
  • Sweden is strong contributor to our 'Make in India' program: PM Modi

    Sweden is strong contributor to our 'Make in India' program: PM Modi

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    In the defence sector, Sweden has been India's partner for a long time. Recalling Stockholm's contribution in Make in India project, the prime minister said,"Sweden has been a strong contributor to our "Make in India" program". Expand research, innovation and business cooperation on new innovative energy technologies through the India-Sweden Innovations' Accelerator, focusing on technologies to utilise renewable energy and energy efficiency.
  • Court Rules to Block Access to Telegram Messaging Service in Russian Federation

    Court Rules to Block Access to Telegram Messaging Service in Russian Federation

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    A Russian court has levied an official ban against messaging app Telegram , just weeks after its initial coin offering (ICO) presale raised almost $2 billion in two private funding rounds. Russia's moves to block Telegram have deepened concerns that the government is seeking to close avenues for dissent as President Vladimir Putin heads into a new six-year term.
  • Abe hopes Trump meeting will bring Japan in from diplomatic cold

    Abe hopes Trump meeting will bring Japan in from diplomatic cold

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    Trump has been hounded by controversies linked to an investigation into Russian meddling into the 2016 election, and Abe is struggling with declining popularity because of scandals over suspected cronyism. Only getting rid of intercontinental ballistic missiles "has no meaning for Japan", Kyodo news agency quoted him as saying. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders also spoke about the Japan-US summit.
  • Gay-rights lawyer dies after setting himself on fire to protest pollution

    Gay-rights lawyer dies after setting himself on fire to protest pollution

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    According to a report in Slate.com , following Buckel's suicide, Lambda Legal also issued a statement mourning the death of one of their own. He added, "all-purpose objective in existence invites intention in passing. Some of his other more prolific cases include arguing against the Boys Scouts of America's ban on homosexual members, fighting for the creation of an LGBTQ club at a high school in Utah and helping a Pennsylvania woman win a lawsuit over being allowed to put "beloved life ...
  • Barbara Bush's Health is Failing, Will Not Seek Additional Medical Care

    Barbara Bush's Health is Failing, Will Not Seek Additional Medical Care

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    Mrs. Bush is surrounded by her family and appreciates the messages and prayers she has been receiving. She had been treated in the past for the thyroid ailment known as Graves' disease. Bush also revealed her secret for a long life: medical attention. Her son George said that a "crowning achievement" of his father, who was fond of coming up with nicknames for friends and family, was anointing Barbara, "The Silver Fox".
  • Cynthia Nixon Asks Her Supporters to Donate $4.20 After Promoting Marijuana Legalization

    Cynthia Nixon Asks Her Supporters to Donate $4.20 After Promoting Marijuana Legalization

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    He narrowly won the party's nod in 2014 over primary challenger Zephyr Teachout, and he faced the prospect of losing to Nixon on Saturday. When it comes to recreational marijuana, however, Cuomo calls it a gateway drug. He took an indirect shot at Cuomo and Hochul. "I am running for governor because we need a governor who will stand with the people of NY". Cuomo campaign spokeswoman Abbey Fashouer on Saturday said Cuomo's "record of progressive accomplishment is unmatched".
  • United Kingdom backs U.S. military action on Syria

    United Kingdom backs U.S. military action on Syria

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    Conservative former London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith, tweeted: "We need a clear response to the Syrian chemical outrage". Earlier on Wednesday, May said all the indications were that the Syrian authorities were responsible for the attack in the town of Douma and that such assaults could not go unchallenged.
  • Blizzard Warning for Schuyler, DC Area Starts at 4 AM

    Blizzard Warning for Schuyler, DC Area Starts at 4 AM

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    Friday night after sunset rain will begin to change to snow from west to east as the cold side of this storm system moves in. Travel will be very risky to impossible. Severe thunderstorms also popped up to the north Friday morning in parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota. If you stay home, it is a good idea to make sure your home emergency kit is well-stocked, too, due to the possibility of power failures.
  • Day before Ambedkar Jayanti, another statue vandalised in UP

    Day before Ambedkar Jayanti, another statue vandalised in UP

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    On 14th April 1891, Dr B R Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Constitution of India , was born at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, which is now known as Dr Ambedkar Nagar. The Congress, though, has termed the preparations as tokenism and said that the government failed to protect rights of the scheduled castes. "CM Vasundhara Raje celebrating 127th birth anniversary of Ambedkar will dedicate a library and a conference hall in Jaipur.
  • South Africa Says Goodbye To Winnie Mandela

    South Africa Says Goodbye To Winnie Mandela

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    Some ANC members started attempts to drown out Malema by booing and singing, but he continued and called on Soweto residents to never forget her name. Condolences have poured in from around the world in remembrance of one of the 20th century's most prominent political activists. The British supermodel Naomi Campbell also addressed the mourners where she also broke down while on the podium.
  • Why Chibok Girls Release Is Taking Time - PMB

    Why Chibok Girls Release Is Taking Time - PMB

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    She became pregnant and "now lives with her young son in an IDP (displaced persons) camp, where she has struggled to integrate with the other women due to language barriers and the stigma of being a " Boko Haram wife", UNICEF said. The President also urged the parents to keep their hopes alive on the return of their daughters, noting that the recovery of more than a 100 of the girls that were kidnapped through the Federal Government's determined effort should give confidence that all "hope is ...
  • Ice Storm Warning will be in effect through Sunday

    Ice Storm Warning will be in effect through Sunday

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    Environment Canada blames the wet weather in Southern Ontario on a slow moving system from the Gulf of Mexico that is colliding with Arctic winds. "Damaging winds will be possible, which will bring down numerous trees and power lines, which may still be coated with ice", the watch said .
  • Guardiola: Manchester City is not Champions League flop

    Guardiola: Manchester City is not Champions League flop

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    As soon as Chris Smalling's well-timed finish struck the back of Ederson's goal last Saturday to give United a 3-2 lead, numerous home fans at the Etihad Stadium turned to each other and lamented their collapse. "The pundits in November, they said it was already done - it was impossible that City, if they hadn't lost in six months, it's impossible for them to drop points", he said.
  • Trump wants back into Pacific trade deal, say GOP senators

    Trump wants back into Pacific trade deal, say GOP senators

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    Obama", he wrote Thursday. Still, negotiations with a group of longtime trading partners could hold appeal at a time of increasing tensions with China. A spokeswoman for Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry appeared similarly open to the USA rejoining, noting that the TPP was "designed to be an inclusive agreement, which is open to like-minded countries willing and able to meet its high standards".
  • Police officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant

    Police officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant

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    Latanowich in a quiet neighborhood in the Barnstable village of Marstons Mills Thursday afternoon. WCVB reported that the K-9 officer was transported to the hospital where he died. Yarmouth Police described him back in 2016 as "a notorious and violent criminal with 111 prior criminal charges". At the time of Thursday's shooting, Latanowich was on probation after pleading guilty to illegal gun possession and drug charges in 2010.