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Trump to attend three Asian summits in November - Pence

Trump's decision to attend the meetings could come as a surprise to some, given his fiery "America first" rhetoric and his decision to abandon a Pacific trade pact which was the economic plank of the pivot. But Mr. Bolivar on Wednesday said: "We can not announce that yet". "For Indonesia I think it will be a follow-up of what President Duterte and President Widodo had talked about in Jakarta when the President went there for a visit", said Paynor. Read More

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Scientists discover planet likely to comprise alien life

Scientists discover planet likely to comprise alien life

The planet weighs about 6.6 times the mass of Earth and is shown passing in front of LHS 1140. Why the balance is so good on Earth from the point of view of evolving life has been a long-standing mystery. Red dwarf stars in their later stages can be hospitable for conditions conducive to the existence of alien life. Red dwarfs are significantly smaller and cooler than our sun. Read More

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Justice Department Issues Warning To Las Vegas Over Immigration Enforcement

Justice Department Issues Warning To Las Vegas Over Immigration Enforcement

The Justice Department on Friday threatened to revoke certain federal grants from nine "sanctuary" jurisdictions if they fail to prove they are in compliance with federal immigration law. "Their constant and systematic targeting of diverse cities and states goes beyond constitutional norms and will be challenged at every level". Letters were also sent to New York, Chicago, Miami, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Milwaukee, and the California Department of Corrections. Read More

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Police, council to hold Drug Take-Back Day

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is set for April 29, but at the Twin Peaks Sheriff's Station every work day is drug take back day. "Rates of prescription drug abuse in the USA are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs", the DEA website states. Read More

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Ex-Afghan president: Allowing US to drop bomb 'treason'

USA forces dropped the GBU-43 Massive Ordinance Air Blast, an nearly 30-foot giant weighing approximately 10 tons, on the Achin district of Nangarhar province Thursday night. Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Saturday criticized both the Afghan and US governments for the attack in Nangarhar. The provincial government of Nangarhar province in the east of the country where this bomb was dropped, said on Saturday that the latest estimates suggest that the damage inflicted upon the ... Read More

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Footage shows Mother of All Bombs' devastating power

For four weeks prior to the bombing, Afghan special forces tried to penetrate the area, but they were unsuccessful due to the hard terrain and a belt of improvised explosive devises planted by ISIS fighters, Gen. The Afghan authorities have revised the death toll from Thursday's Mother of All Bombs (MOAB) attack by the US on IS hideouts to 92 on Saturday. US President Donald Trump said on Thursday the bombing was "another successful job". Read More

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Solemn Good Friday observance in streets of Bridgeton

Solemn Good Friday observance in streets of Bridgeton

The temporary mural, on a wall that runs along SW 34 Street - a wall typically given over to graffiti of every kind - is a project of Catholic Gators, a student group. Church Under the Bridge will be gathering in the Fisher Cemetery on First Street from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today. Long said the service is a good opportunity to focus more on the common message of different denominations, rather than their differences. Read More

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Centre to issue advisory against service charge on food bills

Centre to issue advisory against service charge on food bills

As regards Jammu and Kashmir, the Finance Minister had said the law will not apply there because of Article 370 that gives special status to the state. The GST rates will be discussed by the powerful GST Council on May 18-19. In spite of the fact that the GST Council took 13 meetings to choose the empowering laws, Adhia said that since fitment of products and enterprises is a direct thing, it ought not to take excessive time. Read More

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Aadhaar Set to Revolutionise Indian Economy: PM Modi

Aadhaar Set to Revolutionise Indian Economy: PM Modi

Bhim-Aadhaar Pay, the merchant interface of Bhim app , will pave the way for digital payments using biometric data - fingerprints or iris scanners - on a trader's device which could even be a smart phone with a biometric reader. Pushing for a less-cash economy, PM Narendra Modi said the government's " DigiDhan " movement for digital payment is a step towards curbing the menace of corruption. Read More

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USA says Syria's Assad must go after chemical attack

Johnson will demand western nations draw up "very punitive sanctions" at a G7 foreign ministers meeting Monday in response to last week's chemical attack in Idlib province, in which up to 90 people were killed. "Once the ISIS threat has been reduced or eliminated, I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilizing the situation in Syria", he said, using an alternative acronym for ISIL. Read More

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Obama to Join Merkel for First Overseas Event Since Leaving White House

Mr. Obama will take part in a panel discussion on May 25 in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at an annual gathering of the Protestant church, the organizers said Tuesday. When a German reporter questioned Trump about his accusations that Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the election, he turned to Merkel and said, "As far as wiretapping, at least we have something in common, perhaps". Read More

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Bat reportedly found in packaged Fresh Express salad mix

Bat reportedly found in packaged Fresh Express salad mix

Lab testing could not rule out the possibility of the bat having rabies. And, as the CDC points out, transmission through consuming an infected animal is "extremely uncommon". On Sunday morning, "Fresh Express" was trending on Twitter, with a few users none too pleased about this distressing bit of news. No other Marketside salads are included in the recall. Read More

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Celtic's Rodgers handed four-year contract after winning league

Celtic's Rodgers handed four-year contract after winning league

Eternally thankful to board for showing trust and commitment in me. Committing the next four years of my life to here is no hardship. Rodgers says it was a very easy decision to extend his stay at the club. I think it has been remarkable. Where could Celtic ace Moussa Dembele go next? "He's an excellent supervisor and we believe he's among the greatest trainers in Europe, or even world soccer, and we're pleased that he's committed his future to Celtic ". Read More

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FDA Grants 23andMe Authorization for Genetic Risk Tests for 10 Diseases

FDA Grants 23andMe Authorization for Genetic Risk Tests for 10 Diseases

The website of the National Institute on Aging notes that genetic testing can not predict a disease with 100 percent accuracy as many other factors also influence the development of diseases. By establishing special controls and a pre-market review exemption, "the FDA can provide a streamlined, flexible approach for tests using similar technologies to enter the market while the agency continues to help ensure that they provide accurate and reproducible results", Shuren said. Read More

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Stalemate in Swansea frustrates Boro

Swansea City and Middlesbrough were forced to share the spoils after they played out a boring scoreless draw at the Liberty Stadium . A free-kick awarded on the edge of the box with less than ten minutes remaining would have left Boro fans with their heart in their mouths and Swansea fans on the edge of their seat as Sigurdsson lined up a shot, which on replay showed the ball was blocked by the hand of Clayton. Read More

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White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

Devin Nunes (R-CA) the intelligence information Nunes said proved officials from the Trump transition team were "incidentally" picked up in American foreign surveillance. Last week, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Representative Devin Nunes , announced dozens of intelligence reports that inappropriately included details on President Donald Trump's transition. Read More

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