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World News Driver Targets French Soldiers As Country Mourns Terror Victims
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No one was hurt in the incident. Nobody was reportedly injured in the incident, while the driver of a black Peugeot auto escaped from the site, while manhunt is underway. The driver targeted soldiers from the 7th Mountain Battalion. The troops of the 93rd Mountain Artillery Regiment, who were out on their morning jog outside their base in Varces-Allières-et-Risset, in the French Alps, had to jump into a ditch to avoid the pavement-mounting Peugeot-make auto, according to reports .

World News Girl missing since 2016 found after TV viewer called in tip
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Mariah Martinez, from Texas in the U.S., was found in New Mexico earlier this week following a tip-off from a viewer of a USA police show called Live PD, the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children said. Police later found the mother, Amanda Martinez, and Mariah's two siblings living with relatives in January of 2017. Live PD Nation, help us find Mariah! A court order was issued after Amanda's boyfriend allegedly punched the 5-year-old in the nose and threatened to kill the ...

World News Ex-Disney Channel star Caroline Sunshine now joins White House press team
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Sunshine has been studying ballet since she was three years old. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders yesterday told reporters that preparations were on for the summit, which has been accepted by Trump at the request of Pyongyang. She shot to fame after her roles as Tinka Hessenheffer on Disney's Shake It Up series and Barbara Winslow in Marmaduke . From the Disney Channel...to the White House.

World News Sen. Claire McCaskill under fire for Beverly Hills fundraiser with Obama
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McCaskill, in response, asked elected African-American leaders in Missouri to sign a letter pushing back against the criticism that she takes the votes for granted. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillReport shows skyrocketing costs for 20 brand-name drugs Senate Republican campaign arm hits Dem senators over Clinton remarks McCaskill: Clinton should be more careful in how she describes Trump voters MORE (D-Mo.) in Beverly Hills, Calif in May, according to an invitation for the event.

World News After fatal crash, Uber's use of fewer safety sensors prompts questions
Author: 0 After fatal crash, Uber's use of fewer safety sensors prompts questions

Google's former self-driving vehicle project, Waymo, only required human intervention for every 5,600 miles. Smet "wants to set everybody on equal footing even though they ( Uber ) didn't have to pay for it", he added. Also on Tuesday, chipmaker Nvidia Corp. announced it too will temporarily suspend self-driving tests, spokesman Hector Marinez told NPR. Tempe police, the National Transportation Safety Board and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are all now investigating ...

World News Magellan Financial ends Cricket Australia deal after ball-tampering scandal
Author: 0 Magellan Financial ends Cricket Australia deal after ball-tampering scandal

Matt Renshaw, Glenn Maxwell and Joe Burns have been flown into Johannesburg to replace the exiled trio. " All three players ( Smith , Warner , Bancroft ) that have been reported will leave tomorrow". That decision, which was soon followed by ICC sanctions for Smith and Bancroft , had been taken following tremendous pressure from back home, including the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

World News Australia's sacked vice-captain David Warner
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For Smith and Warner , those sanctions are set to see them sit out a year before returning in time for the 2019 Cricket World Cup and Ashes series, while Bancroft won't play worldwide cricket for nine months . Australian cricket firebrand David Warner has been dumped as an ambassador by electronics company LG. We need to talk. All three players will be permitted to play club cricket, and will be encouraged to do so, to maintain links with the cricket community.

World News U.S. says it pays too much of United Nations peacekeeping cost
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The second-biggest contributor, China, pays slightly more than 10%. The U.N. General Assembly is responsible for determining the peacekeeping budget. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said so Wednesday at a Security Council debate on peacekeeping reform. But Haley cautioned that "peacekeeping is a shared responsibility".

World News Mattis: Expulsion of Russian Diplomats - Statement to Those Doubting NATO Unity
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The alliance will also deny pending accreditation requests for three others, and reduce the maximum size of the mission to 20 people, down from 30, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference. "The Prime Minister said the conditions demonstrate the continuing strength of our European. transatlantic and global alliances and partnerships".

World News At least 68 dead following riot at jail in Venezuela
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Venezuela Prosecutor General Tarek William Saab has confirmed the incident in a series of tweets, saying 68 people were killed in " a presumed fire ", including 66 men and two female visitors. Some wept quietly and clutched their hands in prayer. National Guard troops could be seen wearing bullet-proof vests along with fire engines and stretchers.

World News Hamas plans border protest
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Israel has fended off weekly protests and riots along the Gaza border since President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in December, according to The Times of Israel. This year, Land Day coincides with the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Pesach, and Israel has been significantly ramping up security measures beforehand.

World News Severe storms possible tonight in Valley
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Bayous and creeks will likely stay within their banks, but street flooding will be possible through the night. So, if any severe threat does occur, it will happen overnight. Rains for the WAFB region should be subsiding from the late afternoon into the early evening. Those clouds will clear out, and the sunshine will be back.

World News Walker Abandons Appeal to Supreme Court, Will Schedule Special Elections
Author: 0 Walker Abandons Appeal to Supreme Court, Will Schedule Special Elections

Lawyers for Walker announced they would appeal the court order Wednesday, while Republicans in the Statehouse made a legislative push. Don't like how a judge rules on the law? But Walker was making this argument for months now, and if he had called a special election when he was supposed to, the new legislators would have been able to represent their constituents during the special sessions Walker called on welfare reform and on school safety.

World News Melania, as a role model for women, should leave the jerk
Author: 0 Melania, as a role model for women, should leave the jerk

This morning, I looked around for stories centered on support for Melania, and found instead in my search results a litany of public issues the first lady has issued her own support for, all standard issue for the job: women , Americans fighting the opioid crisis , students protesting for gun control .

World News Malala returns to Pakistan for first time since shooting
Author: 0 Malala returns to Pakistan for first time since shooting

Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai returned to her native Pakistan on Thursday, six years after she was shot by Taliban gunmen over her advocacy for schooling for girls. "On this day, I cherish fond memories of home, of playing cricket on rooftops and singing the national anthem in school". She started an anonymous diary for BBC Urdu about her life under Taliban rule at the age of 11.

World News Lincolnshire schools sent email threatening safety of children
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An 18-year-old man, from Abbots Langley, in Hertfordshire, was detained by the National Crime Agency (NCA) and Hertfordshire police on suspicion of making hoax bomb threats to the schools and colleges. "Whilst, a large number of schools have received the same threat and it may be unlikely to happen, please be assured that the safety of your children remains our paramount concern and we will be as vigilant as possible".

World News Uber-Ola merger talks gain momentum on back of Grab deal
Author: 0 Uber-Ola merger talks gain momentum on back of Grab deal

Uber declined to comment on the meeting but said in a statement its deal with Grab will allow it to double down to invest aggressively in core markets, which includes India. Counterpoint analyst Neil Shah says Uber's slower pace in India is not so much about its commitment to the market but more about the recent turmoil at its headquarters, the new CEO's style of managing the business and the pressure he faces to show profits to shareholders.

World News Vladimir Guerrero Jr ends spring training with walk-off HR
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Louis reliever Jack Flaherty, sent the Blue Jays off to the regular season on an exceptionally high note. Earlier in the night, there were shots of Vlad Jr. Guerrero has been working hard to stick at third base, and Bichette has mostly played shortstop, getting 86 games at short, and another 14 at second base.

World News Holy Week services at area churches
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Sunday. At the end of the service, a procession to the Altar of Repose with the reserved sacrament (bread from Communion) will take place, followed by the stripping of the altar to represent the Good Friday sacrifice that Christ made. This is an interactive prayer walk featuring church and community artists. Several events are happening starting Thursday night in Polk County after a packed weekend of egg hunts for both local churches and organizations.

World News Check Out The Season 2 Trailer For The Handmaid's Tale
Author: 0 Check Out The Season 2 Trailer For The Handmaid's Tale

Instead, we're presented with visions of mass hangings, vows of punishment and an emotional push for change. In the meantime, a new full-length trailer for the hit show has dropped and it looks even more intense than we could have ever imagined.

World News Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan six years after Taliban attack
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It is expected that Malala will attend a ceremony likely to be held at Prime Minister House on Thursday, DawnNewsTV quoted sources as saying. The Pakistani education activist came to prominence when she was shot in the head in 2012 as she was leaving school in Pakistan's Swat valley, northwest of the country's capital, Islamabad , since then, Malala's advocacy has grown into an worldwide movement and she has become a global celebrity.

World News White House probing huge loans to Kushner's family firm
Author: 0 White House probing huge loans to Kushner's family firm

Trump's terse Twitter persona has targeted everyone from Rosie O'Donnell and the cast of Hamilton to his political enemies and one-time friends. President TrumpDonald John TrumpCigna says it has reduced customers use of opioids by 25 percent Greens launch campaign to get Pruitt fired White House: "Maximum pressure" campaign on North Korea is working MORE last week tweeted that he'd chosen Bolton, a former United Nations ambassador during the George W.

World News 27 reported missing in Russian mall fire that killed 37
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State investigators, who have opened a criminal investigation into the blaze, said four people had been detained over the fire, including the owners and lessees of outlets inside the mall. What do we know so far? On Monday more than 500 firefighters were struggling to break down walls and clear rubble amid smoke-filled air and high temperatures, deploying drones.

World News South Korea says watching China closely as Kim's visit speculated
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Kim pledged that he was "committed to denuclearisation" on the Korean peninsula, according to China's Xinhua news agency - but added that it was dependent on South Korea and the U.S. The rapid rapprochement was kicked off by the Winter Olympics in the South and comes after a year of heightened tensions over the North's nuclear and missile programmes, which saw Kim and Trump engaging in a fiery war of words.

World News Only 54 NCAA brackets correctly predicted the Final Four
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You could keep it simple and go with Villanova's athletic and alumni association packages, which include air, hotel, and game tickets starting around $2800 per person. "We have four great players, other than me on the floor, at the same time ". "We came short of what the ultimate goal was, but just for us digging down and us going through injuries ...

World News Mamata meets Sonia, asks Cong to be part of united opposition front
Author: 0 Mamata meets Sonia, asks Cong to be part of united opposition front

After a half-hour meeting at 10 Janpath, Banerjee told reporters that she discussed the "political situation in the country" with Sonia who she has "always had a good relationship and will continue to have a good relationship". On the BJP's charge that the chief minister was away in Delhi when there was trouble in the state, Chatterjee said, "She is there in the interest of the people".

World News Trump Is Ending Deportation Protection For Liberians
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Homeland Security said there were about 3,600 enrolled in a previous Temporary Protected Status, or TPS program that preceded the DED. They will have to return to their countries as deadlines for each country approach in the next 18 months.

World News Driver slams into 5 people in San Francisco
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A driver plowed a vehicle into five people in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing one and critically injuring others before fleeing the scene, police said . One person was killed when a driver rammed into a group of pedestrians in San Francisco after threatening them with an ax, CBS SF reports. Four suffered life-threatening injuries, KTVU-TV reported.

World News Deported US Army vet believed he was a citizen
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A sister and Perez's two children are Americans by birth, according to CNN . Supporters are holding out hope for an eleventh-hour reprieve, though it is seen as highly unlikely. Perez has said that what he saw and experienced in Afghanistan sent his life off the rails, leading to heavy drinking, a drug addiction and ultimately to his felony conviction.

World News White House Says Reviving Citizenship Question on Census Came From Justice Dept.
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Daniels, as part of a hush agreement, was paid $130,000 by Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen days before the 2016 election. President Donald Trump in recent weeks has hired other staff with cable television backgrounds; CNBC host Larry Kudlow was tapped earlier this month as head of the White House National Economic Council and John Bolton, a Fox News analyst, will be the next national security adviser.

World News PM Modi, Congress unite to bid farewell to retiring Rajya Sabha MPs
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The Prime Minister had then urged the Rajya Sabha chairman not to stop Chowdhury, saying: "Ramayan serial ke baad aisi hasi sunne ka ab saubhagya mila hain". The Prime Minister said that the Upper House, with senior Members, has a unique significance. Ms Chowdhury said from Shah Bano to Surpanakha, she has been a witness to history in the making in the House.