• Strikes on Ghouta kill 42 civilians

    Strikes on Ghouta kill 42 civilians

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    Thousands of people were fleeing from besieged enclaves on opposite ends of Syria as two battles in the multi-sided war entered decisive phases, with civilians trapped in the path of both assaults. Soldiers were seen in the footage, but there were no signs of local or worldwide aid groups. "The fighters who are obviously holed up in a corner are using all means at their disposal, including preventing civilians from leaving them to defend their position".
  • NBA Draft: Assessing the Porter brothers Tournament debut

    NBA Draft: Assessing the Porter brothers Tournament debut

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    Caleb Martin scored 18 points and made two huge 3-pointers in overtime as seventh-seeded Nevada rallied for its first NCAA Tournament victory since 2007. By then, the score was 50-44 with almost 10 minutes still left to play. Nevada (28-7) erased a 14-point, second-half deficit and tied it at 68 when Jordan Caroline hit one of two free throws with 3.8 seconds left in regulation.
  • Andrew McCabe fired 26 hours before retirement

    Andrew McCabe fired 26 hours before retirement

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    Sessions' decision to fire him, two days before his retirement, could strip him of his pension. Comey revealed the existence of the memos after Trump tweeted a cryptic threat that he "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" In memos that Comey has since turned over to federal prosecutors, the former director alleged that Trump a year ago urged him to drop the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael ...
  • Former president Jacob Zuma to be prosecuted for corruption

    Former president Jacob Zuma to be prosecuted for corruption

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    The charges include 12 counts of fraud, one of racketeering, two of corruption and one of money laundering. Prosecutors declined to confirm what charges Thales would face. His financial adviser at the time was found guilty of soliciting those bribes in 2005 and Zuma was later sacked as deputy president. He was later released on medical parole.
  • Xi Jinping unanimously elected Chinese president

    Xi Jinping unanimously elected Chinese president

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    Chinese President Xi Jinping has been reelected for a second 5-year term and his ally, Wang Qishan, has become vice president. In 2013, Xi had received 2,952 votes, with one against and three abstentions, a 99.86 percent share that swelled to 100 percent in 2018.
  • Caught on Camera: Skiers in Georgia forced to jump off ski lift

    Caught on Camera: Skiers in Georgia forced to jump off ski lift

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    One person, a man from the Ukraine, suffered a broken hand and has "a small head injury". A statement from the Mountain Resorts Development Company of the Ministry of Economy of Georgia says eight people were injured in the ordeal. All the while, mechanics struggled to bring the lift to a stop. It also shows people jumping off the lift in panic. "Many did not manage to jump off and were thrown out from the impact", she added.
  • Russian Federation readies to hand Putin a new term

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    Friday's comments from Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson mark the first time that Putin has been blamed directly. Russia retaliated against Britain on Saturday by expelling 23 British diplomats after Prime Minister Theresa May blamed Moscow for the "brazen" poisoning of one of Moscow's ex-spies and ordered Russian diplomats to leave Britain.
  • Navy fighter jet crashes off Key West

    Navy fighter jet crashes off Key West

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    On Thursday, Navy officials identified the aviators as Lt. Cmdr. "It was doing some training off of Key West". "I saw the fire and then it just dropped", Barbie Wilson, who witnessed the incident while driving, told FL Keys News . The two crew members ejected and were pulled from the water, but both died. "In the air, I saw fire", Wilson said . Tragically it has since been confirmed the two inside the aircraft died.
  • Russian Federation to take retaliatory measures against UK

    Russian Federation to take retaliatory measures against UK

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    On Thursday, the leaders of France, Germany and the USA stated, "We share the United Kingdom assessment that there is no plausible alternative explanation, and note that Russia's failure to address the legitimate request by the United Kingdom government further underlines its responsibility".
  • Trump ready to fire NSA McMaster

    Trump ready to fire NSA McMaster

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    McMaster became Trump's second national security adviser after Michael Flynn was forced to resign from the position amid controversy over his contact with Russian officials. Several people, including John Bolton , a former US ambassador to the United Nations whom Trump has met several times since assuming office, have been listed by the media as potential candidates for McMaster's job.
  • Ohio State vs. South Dakota State

    Ohio State vs. South Dakota State

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    The Bulldogs had a much better free throw rate (0.220 vs. 0.075) and had a turnover percentage of 12.5 (better than their season average of 13.9). South Dakota State head basketball coach T.J. After the run-trading second half, the Buckeyes found a way to make the plays down the stretch, leaving the Jackrabbits 0-5 all-time in the NCAA Tournament.
  • Mnangagwa presidency is illegal, says Mugabe

    Mnangagwa presidency is illegal, says Mugabe

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    Speaking during a press conference on Thursday night, Mugabe described his removal as a " coup ". Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe , in his first television interview since being removed from office in a military coup, has said he feels betrayed by his former colleague and current Zimbabwean Emerson Mnangagwa .
  • Hillary Clinton treated at hospital after suffering injury at Indian hotel

    Hillary Clinton treated at hospital after suffering injury at Indian hotel

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    She's annoying everyone, as far as I can tell , ' one unnamed 2016 Clinton surrogate told the Hill Newspaper Tuesday. This ignores the many other factors which lost Clinton the white female vote, including the Democratic Party's failure to appeal to those most affected by the recession, her campaign's lack of message and its reliance on data over campaigning.