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Brazil qualify for 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

Brazil qualify for 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

Brazil's Neymar celebrates a goal declared invalid by referee Victor Carrillo of Peru during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Paraguay at the Arena Corinthians Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil , Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Brazil defender Marquinhos has praised the team's collective spirit during the World Cup qualifiers. After three straight World Cups of the "Brazilian way" appearing to be nothing more than a fabricated lie engineered by Nike to sell more shoes or a ... Read More

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Penis seat installed to raise sexual harassment awarness

Penis seat installed to raise sexual harassment awarness

A survey conducted by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority previous year found that 1 in 5 riders had experienced sexual harassment, with women almost three times as likely as men to be the victim of it. The problem is so bad that the city subway system has special cars for women only at rush hours. "It seems to ridicule sexual harassment, a real sexual assault is nothing like this". Read More

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Canadian troops operate in east Mosul as mission extended

Canadian troops operate in east Mosul as mission extended

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said Thursday that it had killed a propaganda chief and associates in an air strike in the western Iraqi town of Al-Qaim. Canada previously had largely avoided Mosul, working instead with Kurdish forces to the north and east. The jihadists still pose a threat, however, even in the capital, and would continue to do so even if they no longer controlled significant territory. Read More

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Upcoming meeting with Xi to be difficult

Trump added, "American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives". According to Zheng, Xi will hold talks with Trump, during which they will exchange in-depth views on China-U.S. The status would limit steps the USA could take on imposing anti-dumping taxes on Chinese-made products. Trump will want a quicker solution. "This helps them better know each other and reaffirm pledges for deepening bilateral ties". Read More

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House GOP leaders postpone health care vote

House GOP leaders postpone health care vote

President Donald Trump and House Republicans were huddled together redrafting the bill on Thursday after the Freedom Caucus demanded that changes be made to ensure their vote. "On the other hand, you've also got a bill that is the largest welfare program ever proposed in the history of the Republican Party", he said. The White House is suggesting that it is possible we could see a vote as early as tomorrow morning . Read More

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Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

And we aren't interfering in any way". Earlier this month, FBI Director James Comey confirmed the FBI was investigating Russian interference, including communications between Trump associates and Russian officials. "The world's super power, the American government needs to do everything we possibly cannot only to undercut what they're trying to do but to uncover what they're trying to do and help our allies prevent it from happening". Read More

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Travel ban rulings highlight trouble posed by Trump record

Honolulu U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson issued a temporary nationwide restraining order against the executive order hours before it was due to go into effect Wednesday, March 15. Ultimately, the cases will come down to the ways in which that law and the Constitution constrain the president's authority. If the Justice Department had appealed the Hawaii order, the case would have gone to the same San Francisco-based appeals court that rejected an earlier version of the travel ban. Read More

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Russia draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling

Russia draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling

While Watts and the other witnesses are not involved in ongoing probes of Russia's alleged efforts to swing the election toward Donald Trump and possible links between the Kremlin and the presidential campaigns, they argued that such meddling is only one example of what Russian Federation plans to do with the arsenal of hacking and influence tools it has been building for years. Read More

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Easyjet introduces laptop ban on Egypt and Turkey flights

British and USA official say the decision was driven by intelligence that terrorists are aggressively targeting commercial flights and can hide explosives with little or no metal content in electronic devices. The affected airlines are: British Airways , EasyJet, Jet2.com, Monarch , Thomas Cook , Thomson , Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airways, Atlas-Global Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Egyptair, Royal Jordanian , Tunis Air and Saudia. Read More

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Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

Unnamed South Korean officials had told the Korea Herald newspapers that Tillerson's "fatigue" was to blame for not having a meal with any officials in Seoul, as opposed to his lengthier meetings with Japanese counterparts. Even Tillerson said during his confirmation hearing in January that China had offered "empty promises" to pressure North Korea but had failed to do so, and that it had "proven a willingness to act with abandon in the pursuit of its own goals". Read More

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Arab summit to endorse Palestinian positions with eye on US

Greenblatt affirmed Trump's belief that an Israeli-Palestinian deal "is not only possible, but would reverberate positively throughout the region and the world", the U.S. In the past, Israel has balked at the plan's proposed scope of withdrawals and its call for a "just settlement" of the Palestinian refugee problem. They will discuss how to defeat Islamic State militants and efforts to pursue peace and stability in the region, the White House said in a statement. Read More

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Auto stocks down by up to 3 per cent on SC order

After today's Court order, all new vehicles to be sold in India from April 1, 2017 will also meet only BS-IV emissions norms. The court noted the assurance given by the Solicitor General on behalf of the Union government that the requisite quality fuel for BS-IV compliant vehicles would be available all over the country with effect from April 1. Read More

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Madeira Airport Renamed In Honour Of C. Ronaldo

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe, right, show off the Euro 2016 European soccer championship trophy as they arrive at the Madeira airport outside Funchal, the capital of Madeira island, Portugal, Monday, March 27 2017. Real Madrid star Ronaldo, speaking at a naming ceremony also attended by his family, added: "I didn't ask for this but I'm not a hypocrite and I acknowledge that it honours me, and that makes me happy". Read More

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Argentina loses to Bolivia without banned Lionel Messi

Argentina loses to Bolivia without banned Lionel Messi

As reported by Boston.com , Lionel Messi was suspended for " having directed insulting words at an assistant referee " during a home qualifier against Chile last week. "I did not hear any offensive language from Messi or anyone else towards myself". The 29-year-old will also miss Argentina's game at Uruguay on August 31, and home games against Venezuela on September 5 and Peru on October 5. Read More

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Pak min defends ex-army chief appointment as coalition head

Pak min defends ex-army chief appointment as coalition head

He said he would respond to the parliament if any question was raised by the Opposition. He said three PTI parliamentarians namely Mehmood Qureshi, Shireen Mazari and Shafqat Mehmood have been asked by party chairman Imran Khan to prepare a strategy under which a privilege motion and a calling attention notice would be moved in the National Assembly so that discussions on the issue takes place. Read More

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Indian cricket team likely to play Pakistan in Dubai?

While former Pakistan batsman Javed Miandad alleged that India have been least interested in playing their arch-rivals, Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq urged both parties to put aside their differences and organise a bilateral series. The Indian Express reported that the BCCI has now approached the Home Ministry, seeking government permission. As New Zealand versus South Africa series was the last series to finish before the April 1 annual cut-off, South Africa's number-two ranking has won it an ... Read More

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US envoy says UN aiding 'corrupt' Congo government

She also noted how both groups are steadfast in their commitment to a particular cause, especially when faced with opposition: "We're aggressive, we're stubborn, and we don't back down from a fight". Goes and compares Israel to an apartheid state . " The days of Israel bashing are over ", she said. After U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres last month nominated former Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad as a U.N. Read More

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North Korea warns of preemptive attack against US, South Korea

North Korea warns of preemptive attack against US, South Korea

Earlier this year, North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un said the country was close to testing an ICBM. A fully-developed ICBM in North Korea could threaten the U.S.as an ICBM has a minimum range of 5,500 km (3,400 miles), it was reported. -South Korea military exercises on the peninsula. The North Korean military also denounced the "special operations targeting our supreme dignity" as "unprecedented in both the atrocity of their objective and intent and the scale of the capabilities and means ... Read More

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Four Dead In Wisconsin Shooting

Four Dead In Wisconsin Shooting

The area is about 90 miles west of Green Bay. She couldn't tell if he was alive or dead. The man, who hasn't been identified, was eventually arrested after a shootout. Quirt Sann, 43, an attorney at Tlusty, Kennedy & Dirks was also killed. Gov. Scott Walker issued a statement Thursday morning, calling the events tragic and sent his condolences to the families of the victims and impacted communities. Read More

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Donald Trump to roll back Barack Obama's clean power plan

Trump can not simply eradicate past progress on climate action by himself. Donald Trump has previously said he is considering withdrawing the U.S. The Supreme Court ruled that EPA has the obligation to regulate greenhouse gasses under the Clean Air Act. But the regulations for power plants were attainable and the plan gave states the liberty to decide how they met the standards of the plant. Read More

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S.Korean prosecutors end interrogation of ousted President Park

Park, the country's first democratically elected leader to be impeached, is to be grilled by prosecutors on Tuesday, 21 March, over her role in the large-scale influence-peddling scandal. She is expected to deny all the charges, claiming no knowledge of Choi and her inner circle's wrongdoings. The scandal now also includes Lee Jae-yong, head of Samsung, who was charged with bribing Park and Choi and is now going to face jailing as reported by The New York Times. Read More

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Six aid workers murdered in South Sudan

Six aid workers murdered in South Sudan

The four South Sudanese and three Kenyans worked for a local NGO called GRADO (Grass Roots Empowerment for Development Organization) and were attacked while on a routine food convoy from Juba, the capital, to Pibor. "The United Nations condemns this appalling and pointless loss of life". Oxfam aid workers in Mingkaman, South Sudan, oversee the distribution of food to displaced people in August 2014. Read More

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