• Trump lawyer seeks $20m damages from Stormy Daniels - filing
Trump lawyer seeks $20m damages from Stormy Daniels - filing

Ms Clifford has alleged she had affair with Mr Trump which they conducted over several months in 2006. The initial complaint filed by Clifford's attorney in Los Angeles County Superior Court against Trump claims the nondisclosure agreement is not valid because Cohen signed it on behalf of Trump - instead of Trump signing it himself.

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  • Ukrainian Police Block Access to Russian Embassies and Consulates During Election
Ukrainian Police Block Access to Russian Embassies and Consulates During Election

The Polish foreign ministry urged respect for Ukraine's territorial integrity and said it considered Crimea to be part of Ukraine. "By its actions, the Russian Federation has violated global law and basic principles of relations between countries", the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement marking the anniversary.

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  • Russia's Putin wins landslide re-election victory
Russia's Putin wins landslide re-election victory

Since first being elected president in 2000, Putin has stamped his total authority on the world's biggest country, muzzling opposition, putting television under state control and reasserting Moscow's standing overseas. Authorities have pulled out all the stops to boost participation, with selfie competitions, cheap or free food and entertainers o...

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  • Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting FB data
Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting FB data

When whistleblower Christopher Wylie teamed up with Cambridge University's Aleksandr Kogan to develop an app that could harvest Facebook user data, GSR was the company that data funneled through. Nix has said that his company uses "data and technology to engage with voters in a more informed and relevant way". The app reached further, giving ...

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  • Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move
Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador, Laurie Bristow, to a meeting on Saturday morning in central Moscow at its headquarters during which he was informed of the retaliatory measures . The move comes in response to Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats . UK Prime Minister Theresa May said that it was "highly ...

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  • Officials identify 4 victims killed in Miami bridge collapse
Officials identify 4 victims killed in Miami bridge collapse

The news of the meeting comes just a day after Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials said an engineer the university hired had called the department days before the bridge crumbled on March 15 to mark the crack but didn't believe it was a safety concern.

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  • Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats
Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

It warned London it stood ready to take further measures in the event of more "unfriendly steps". In a sign of just how tense the relationship has become, British and Russian ministers used openly insulting language while the Russian ambassador said Britain was trying to divert attention from the difficulties it was having managing its exit f...

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  • Infantino okays use of VAR at World Cup amid criticism
Infantino okays use of VAR at World Cup amid criticism

There are concerns violence could erupt between fanatical "ultras", particularly Russian and English fans, who clashed at the 2016 European Championship tournament in France. The system allows the referee or the video assistant to review decisions where a "clear and obvious" error is spotted. "What we definitely want to do is help".

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  • North Korean foreign minister visits Sweden
North Korean foreign minister visits Sweden

Choi Kang-il, a senior North Korean diplomat handling USA affairs, was also said to have arrived at the airport. Ri made no comment as he left. "We will not disclose what they talked about", said Lofven's spokesman Jonatan Holst. Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said Friday that the country is ready to host talks between North Korea and ...

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  • OPEC sees oil supply surge from United States countering its cuts
OPEC sees oil supply surge from United States countering its cuts

China's factory output and investment growth unexpectedly accelerated in the first two months of the year amid robust global demand. The statistical agency says world oil demand this year will increase 1.5 million barrels per day this year.

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  • Democratic Representative Slaughter, 88, dies after fall at home
Democratic Representative Slaughter, 88, dies after fall at home

Louise Slaughter was among several politicians, including then-Vice President Joe Biden, at a SUNY Polytechnic facility at Canal Ponds in Greece on July 27, 2015, to announce that a New York-based consortium, led by SUNY Polytechnic, RIT and the University of Rochester, had been awarded a multimillion-dollar federal investment to create a national...

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  • Amber Alert Issued In Mexico For Missing Allentown Teen
Amber Alert Issued In Mexico For Missing Allentown Teen

The alert says the search continues for 16-year-old Amy Yu, who was last seen by her family at a bus stop in Allentown . And at least 10 times between December and February 9, Esterly signed her out of school early, he said. That day, Luu reported her as a runway. Anyone who sees either of them is asked to call 911, local police, or the Allentow...

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  • Turkish army surrounds Syrian city of Afrin
Turkish army surrounds Syrian city of Afrin

Since the launch of the operation, a total of 3,393 terrorists have been "neutralized" during the operation, the Turkish military announced on Tuesday. Turkey launched its assault on the border enclave on January 20 to drive out Syrian Kurdish forces that it views as "terrorists" linked to Kurdish rebels fighting inside Turkey.

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  • EU Calls For Industry Input On US Tariff Retaliation List
EU Calls For Industry Input On US Tariff Retaliation List

Though China produces and exports the majority of the world's steel, 10 percent of the steel imported by the United States - the world's largest steel importer - is produced by European Union member nations. The Commission asked "private stakeholders" affected by the US tariffs and the EU's possible response by March 26. The EU's 28 member stat...

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  • Astronauts could lose DNA after space travel
Astronauts could lose DNA after space travel

His gene expression - the transcribing and translation of genes, not the genes themselves - was what actually changed during his year on the Space Station. Kelly's transformation suggests longer-term alterations related to at least five biological pathways and functions. It is known that astronauts' bodies adapt to micro-gravity, but it was gen...

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  • RIP: Stephen Hawking's Most Inspiring Quotes Are More Relevant Than Ever
RIP: Stephen Hawking's Most Inspiring Quotes Are More Relevant Than Ever

Stephen Hawking was a brilliant cosmologist, who inspired generations around the world, making some of the most complicated physics of our time accessible to the masses, NASA said in honour of the space agency's "long time friend".

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  • Netherlands the 6th happiest country in the world
Netherlands the 6th happiest country in the world

The top 5 countries are the same ones that held the top 5 positions in last year's World Happiness Report , but Finland vaulted from 5th place to the top of the rankings this year. In this section, the report has considered how life evaluations have changed. Indians aren't as happy as any of their neighbouring countries, says a United Nation...

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  • SNOW ALERT: We could see more of the white stuff in Salisbury
SNOW ALERT: We could see more of the white stuff in Salisbury

Snow showers are likely to continue on Sunday, with the weather warning again running from 12.05am to 11.55pm. There is a small chance of stranded vehicles and passengers. "There's a chance that some of that rain could turn to snow over higher ground". This means there could be problems on the roads and trains as a result.

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  • Melrose increases offer for GKN to £8.1bn
Melrose increases offer for GKN to £8.1bn

Melrose has said this will be the final offer as the acceptance deadline draws near. GKN announced the terms of the Driveline deal last week which would see Dana shareholders own 52.75% of the company and GKN the remainder, with the combined company set to be domiciled in the United Kingdom but traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • Andrew McCabe faces possible firing by Jeff Sessions
Andrew McCabe faces possible firing by Jeff Sessions

Horowitz's report has not been released, and McCabe denies having misled anyone, a person familiar with the case said. "How can FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe , the man in charge, along with leakin' James Comey, of the Phony Hillary Clinton investigation (including her 33,000 illegally deleted emails) be given $700,000 for wife's campaign b...

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