• Kono: N.Korea pledge is 'step forward'
Kono: N.Korea pledge is 'step forward'

This translated statement attributed to Kim was unveiled by North Korea's state run newspaper: "Under the proven condition of complete nuclear weapons , we no longer need any nuclear tests, mid-range and intercontinental ballistic rocket tests, and that the nuclear test site in northern area has also completed its mission".

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  • Trump Rips Dems on Russia Lawsuit: Sued GOP for 'Winning'
Trump Rips Dems on Russia Lawsuit: Sued GOP for 'Winning'

After the lawsuit, Trump called the Democrats "obstructionist" and said he would come up with a counter to prove that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton had committed a crime with her personal email server. In July 2016, WikiLeaks published the emails hacked from the DNC and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. Russian Federation has not been ...

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  • Archived passenger lists could help Windrush Generation prove entry into UK
Archived passenger lists could help Windrush Generation prove entry into UK

Others have been unable to access healthcare for serious conditions such cancer or have lost their jobs and homes. "That is why I will be refocusing immigration enforcement work to concentrate on enforced removals". The Commonwealth heads of government meeting in London has been overshadowed by the Windrush issue. Ms Cooper told Sky News the co...

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  • India seeks death penalty for rape of girls under 12
India seeks death penalty for rape of girls under 12

According to The Economic Times, stringent punishment for rape of girls under 12 years will amount to minimum 20 years of imprisonment, life imprisonment or death penalty. All this along with low conviction rates, poor investigation in many cases and long delays in the legal process have contributed to India's rape problem, said activists.

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  • Trump Considering 'Full Pardon' For Boxing Legend Johnson After Stallone Call
Trump Considering 'Full Pardon' For Boxing Legend Johnson After Stallone Call

Johnson was sentenced in June 1913, after being convicted by an all-white jury under the Mann Act, which made it illegal to accompany a woman over state lines for "immoral purposes". The arrest and conviction has been historically regarded as racially-motivated . Johnson died in 1946 at age 68, and his legend has since grown.

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  • Nicaragua protests: Ten killed in clashes over pensions
Nicaragua protests: Ten killed in clashes over pensions

In a televised address, Ortega said the benefit changes were not due to take effect until July 1, giving the government time to arrange talks with the private sector to review them. At least three local television stations broadcasting the protests live have had their signals abruptly cut. Police have used tear gas and rubber bullets to dispers...

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

Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner has charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens relating to illegally taking a fundraising list from a veterans charity he co-founded. Over the same time period, he formed other companies to handle his motivational speaking and book-writing business. Not only did he create this list donor by donor, friend by friend, but...

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  • SC dismisses Dawood kin's plea against property attachment
SC dismisses Dawood kin's plea against property attachment

The properties had been sealed by the government back in 1988, based on the law that the properties of smugglers, criminals, and foreign exchange manipulators and their close ones are going to be taken over by the authorities. Some of his properties together with a hotel and a guest-house in south Mumbai were auctioned in the a year ago of 2017. ...

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  • BJP's CM face Yeddyurappa files nomination for Karnataka polls
BJP's CM face Yeddyurappa files nomination for Karnataka polls

MN Reddy was named as the candidate from Sarvagna Nagar where he will be contesting against Congress heavyweight KJ George and AAP state convener Prithvi Reddy. Yeddyurappa, on Thursday filed his nomination papers from Shikaripura Assembly segment, a party official said. The results will be announced on May 15.

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  • Trump used a fake name to get on the Forbes 400 list
Trump used a fake name to get on the Forbes 400 list

Greenberg told CNN that Trump, as Barron, "lied" in saying Trump owned all of his father Fred's assets, which he did not until his father died in 1999. "I think past year someone showed me the article and he had two hundred and two hundred and the other's been pretty well consolidated now for the most part".

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  • Sen. Schumer announces plan to decriminalize marijuana at federal level
Sen. Schumer announces plan to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

Yes, Democrats are more likely to say that people should be able to smoke marijuana legally, but a significant percentage of Republicans feel the same way. His announcement came on 420 Day, an informal marijuana holiday, as a CBS News poll said nearly 6 in 10 US adults believed cannabis should be legal, 59 percent to 36 percent.

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  • High Court orders fresh dates for Bengal panchayat polls
High Court orders fresh dates for Bengal panchayat polls

The CPI (M)'s legal affairs in-charge Bikash Bhattacharya submitted before Justice Subrata Talukdar that the party had sought State Election Commissioner (SEC) Amarendra Kumar Singh's removal from the post in its petition, claiming that he had betrayed the faith reposed in him by the Constitution.

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  • The King of Swaziland has changed his country's name to eSwatini
The King of Swaziland has changed his country's name to eSwatini

The announcement of the new name, meaning "land of the Swazis ", was made by the king during the 50th jubilee celebrations of independence from Britain. Many African countries upon independence 'reverted to their ancient, native names, ' he said. The small, landlocked nation borders South Africa and Mozambique and has a population of about 1.3...

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  • Oldest man in modern U.S. history executed
Oldest man in modern U.S. history executed

Walter Leroy Moody Jr, who used mail bombs to assassinate a federal appeals court judge and a civil rights lawyer in the United States in 1989, has been executed at the Alabama prison where he spent decades denying his guilt. The US Supreme Court allowed the execution to proceed despite last-minute appeals from Moody's lawyers arguing that he shoul...

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  • Former New York Mayor Giuliani joins Trump legal team
Former New York Mayor Giuliani joins Trump legal team

Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz told MSNBC Friday that adding former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to President Trump's legal team won't cause much turmoil for special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Trump had considered Giuliani for attorney general and has said in recent weeks he needs a New York-based attorney. They'r...

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  • Red for Ed: Teachers to walk out over low pay, classroom spending
Red for Ed: Teachers to walk out over low pay, classroom spending

The question of whether Arizona teachers should walk off the job to call for increased school funding has both mobilized and stratified tens of thousands of educators, with some saying it's time for an unprecedented strike aimed at improving the system and others skeptical about shutting down schools.

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  • Iraq air force carry out strikes against ISIS in Syria
Iraq air force carry out strikes against ISIS in Syria

Iraq said on Thursday its air force carried out air strikes in Syria against the Islamic State, in the latest attacks against the group to prevent the group infiltrating across the border. The US supports Iraq's military campaign against ISIS, but opposes any collaboration with the Assad regime which it has accused of engaging in war crimes, inclu...

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  • Student was shot inside Ocala High School
Student was shot inside Ocala High School

The shooting also coincided with a nationwide student walkout to protest gun violence on the anniversary of the 1999 massacre at Colorado's Columbine High School . Still, he said, more needs to be done to prevent further tragedies. "There are no other injuries", Woods explained and mentioned that there were no threats or incidents at other Mar...

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  • North Korea Is Ready To Denuclearize, Says South's President Moon
North Korea Is Ready To Denuclearize, Says South's President Moon

Perhaps more immediately pressing for Pyongyang, it has also linked this policy to the USA pulling back the "nuclear umbrella" Washington has extended over its closest Asian allies. Moon, however, has tried to tamp down these fears. South Korea was a member of the U.N. Command but was not a direct signatory. "Maximum pressure should be maintained...

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  • Opposition seeks impeachment of Chief Justice
Opposition seeks impeachment of Chief Justice

Led by the Congress , seven Opposition parties on Friday initiated the process for the impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , accusing him of "misbehaviour" and "misuse" of authority. "The impeachment is under constitution". The committee shall be selected and constituted by the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha in this case, as the ...

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