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Thursday's Security Council meeting on the attack was at Russia's request. "The Foreign Secretary was making clear Porton Down is sure the nerve agent was a novichok ", she said. This undated image taken from the Facebook page of Yulia Skripal on 8 March 8, 2018 allegedly shows Yulia Skripal , the daughter of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal .
  • Syria regime prepares evacuation, eyes Ghouta reconquest

    Syria regime prepares evacuation, eyes Ghouta reconquest

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    Russia's military also said Sunday that a preliminary agreement has been reached on the evacuation of Army of Islam fighters. Maj. A Hezbollah run-media unit said on Sunday an agreement had been reached after several days of negotiations to spare bloodshed in Douma.
  • Access To Medical Marijuana May Be Helping Reduce Opioid Abuse

    Access To Medical Marijuana May Be Helping Reduce Opioid Abuse

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    As more states legalize marijuana, doctors may be replacing opioid prescriptions with suggestions to visit a local marijuana dispensary. State-specific data from cannabis-access jurisdictions have consistently established that in regions where medical cannabis access is permitted, patients routinely decrease their opioid intake.
  • Kim Jong-un attends S Korea concert in a reconciliatory move

    Kim Jong-un attends S Korea concert in a reconciliatory move

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    Kim's appearance comes a week after he shook up the Asian diplomatic landscape with an unexpected trip to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing-his first overseas trip since taking power in 2011. Korea's Joongang Ilbo reports that 12,000 North Koreans were allowed to attend the second performance. While spring drills customarily result in soaring tensions on the peninsula, recent Pyongyang state media messaging has hinted to the North Korean public that there could be an ...
  • Trump congratulates Egypt's President Sisi on re-election

    Trump congratulates Egypt's President Sisi on re-election

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    Salim Saad, director of the Egyptian Community Club said, "Many came to the Egyptian community club to celebrate the victory of President Abdel Fattah al Sisi". Muscat Daily spoke to some Egyptians in Oman who celebrated their President's victory. Despite Sisi's appeal for a large turnout, only 41% of registered voters cast their ballots, with seven percent spoiled ballots.
  • Trump, Lawyers Request To Resolve Stormy Daniels Case Quietly

    Trump, Lawyers Request To Resolve Stormy Daniels Case Quietly

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    The White House has said Trump denies Daniels' allegations of an affair. While speaking to the TV host, Rogen explained that the two of them chatted while she was on set for two of his films 2005's The 40-Year-Old Virgin and 2007's Knocked Up , which she briefly appeared in.
  • United Nations surprised by Netanyahu's flip-flop, urges him to reconsider cancelation

    United Nations surprised by Netanyahu's flip-flop, urges him to reconsider cancelation

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    A city councilman in Tel Aviv , where numerous migrants would be resettled, called the agreement a "disaster that will reverberate for generations and cause irreversible damage to the country". The UN Refugee Agency said it violated local and worldwide laws. A Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border Tuesday, the health ministry in the strip said, as tensions remained days after 17 people were killed when a mass demonstration led to clashes.
  • Connecticut Rep. Elizabeth Esty announces she won't seek re-election

    Connecticut Rep. Elizabeth Esty announces she won't seek re-election

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    Esty had come under pressure to resign after reports by the Connecticut Post and The Washington Post revealed that Esty allowed her then-chief of staff, Tony Baker, to remain on the job in May 2016 despite knowledge of allegations that he physically harmed and threatened to "kill" another staffer.
  • Lies in Mueller Probe Send Dutch Attorney to Prison

    Lies in Mueller Probe Send Dutch Attorney to Prison

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    Alexander Van Der Zwaan, 33, who is the Dutch son-in-law of the Russian billionaire German Khan, has been jailed for 30 days after pleading guilty to lying to federal investigators about conversations with Rick Gates , who helped run the Trump campaign.
  • Trump suggested Putin visit the White House, Russian officials say

    Trump suggested Putin visit the White House, Russian officials say

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    Since the call, two dozen countries expelled more than 150 Russian diplomats in solidarity with Britain over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, the former spy, and his daughter Yulia. Mr McFaul said he feared that Mr Trump "thinks that a good meeting with [Mr] Putin is the objective of his foreign policy with Russian Federation".
  • France Faces Months Of Transit Stress As Rail Strike Kicks Off

    France Faces Months Of Transit Stress As Rail Strike Kicks Off

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    Thalys trains between France , Belgium and the Netherlands should be running normally. Staff at state rail operator SNCF will walk off the job from 7.00 p.m./ (1700 GMT), kicking off stoppages on two out of every five days which unions warn will cause major disruption for France's 4.5 million train passengers.
  • Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

    Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

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    There were reports of protests on the campus of Kashmir University by the students. Pakistan PM also lamented at Indian authorities for "stifling voices" from the region by shutting down the Internet . Referring to people marching to encounter sites, IG said some people under the influence of anti-national elements go near the encounter sites and try to disturb the operations and appealed to them to stay away from the encounter sites.
  • Cold front tonight, slight severe weather threat

    Cold front tonight, slight severe weather threat

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    Our main threat with this system will be severe wind gusts of 60 miles per hour or stronger, however isolated low-end spin-up tornadoes are possible as well as some large hail. Partly cloudy on Thursday , with highs in the low 40s (5 to 6 degrees Celsius). Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Friday afternoon, and the forecast now includes a 40% chance of rain.
  • Crumbling textbooks show why Oklahoma teachers are walking out

    Crumbling textbooks show why Oklahoma teachers are walking out

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    This strike goes beyond issues of pay. Legislators also allocated some funds to education. Add in the fact that Oklahoma teachers have some of the lowest average salaries in the nation - and many districts in neighboring states, like Texas, can offer a substantial raise - and teachers have been voicing their concerns for years.
  • CU may be under 4 inches of snow when storm ends

    CU may be under 4 inches of snow when storm ends

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    As is often the case during the spring, much of the snow that falls during the day will melt on paved and concrete surfaces during the daytime. After a lovely weekend with temperatures reaching into the 60s, snow began falling early Monday morning.
  • SUV Off Cliff story

    SUV Off Cliff story

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    Greg Baarts of the California Highway Patrol said. Baarts said that information, along with the lack of skid marks where the vehicle - containing moms Jennifer and Sarah Hart and at least three of their six kids - went over, leads authorities to believe the act was intentional, KPTV reported .
  • President Trump defends Sinclair Broadcast after Deadspin video

    President Trump defends Sinclair Broadcast after Deadspin video

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    The script read by the various news anchors included: "We're concerned about the troubling trend of irresponsible, one-sided news stories plaguing our country". Chicago Equity Partners LLC now owns 46,700 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,497,000 after acquiring an additional 24,085 shares during the last quarter.
  • Steven Bochco Dies At 74. Created 'Hill Street Blues,' 'NYPD Blue'

    Steven Bochco Dies At 74. Created 'Hill Street Blues,' 'NYPD Blue'

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    The series cemented Bocho's reputation as a masterful and combative producer. In October of 2014, he received a stem cell transplant from an anonymous 23-year-old donor. Following a few short-lived series, he co-created " Hill Street " with Michael Kozoll. However, the show amassed 98 Emmy nominations in its 146-episode run, making Bochco in demand.
  • No problem for 'Nova against Kansas

    No problem for 'Nova against Kansas

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    The Wildcats have won two titles in 1985 and 2016, while falling in 1971, so this will be their fourth appearance. They will face MI on TBS, Monday, April 2nd at 9:20 p.m. Villanova was the No. 1 seed in the East Region. Each of Villanova's next seven buckets were 3-pointers, with VU junior and national player of the year candidate Jalen Brunson swishing three from deep to help keep some cushion between his team and the Jayhawks.
  • Rich kid who killed four in drink driving row freed today

    Rich kid who killed four in drink driving row freed today

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    Prosecutors had sought a 20-year prison term, but a juvenile court handed Couch a sentence of mental health treatment and a decade of probation. Couch's case attracted worldwide attention in 2013 after a psychologist testifying on his behalf said the teen suffered from something called affluenza.
  • Family, friends bid farewell to Stephen Hawking

    Family, friends bid farewell to Stephen Hawking

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    Redmayne, who portrayed the professor in the 2014 film The Theory Of Everything , delivered a reading from the book of Ecclesiastes at the service. Hawking transformed our notion of space and time, and the nature of black holes, and did it all while confined to a wheelchair and deprived of speech.