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World News Gov. Brown: I'd reject Trump border Guard request
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The governors of the southwestern states that border Mexico have been largely supportive of the initiative, but some of those to the north have been less so. But Collins said deploying the guard to the border requires clear justification, and that's something that she said the president has not yet provided.

World News Russian oligarchs reportedly to be targeted under new US sanctions
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Robert Mueller's investigators have started questioning Russian oligarchs . The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the actions ahead of an announcement. Revisionist and repressive powers are attempting to undermine our values, our institutions and way of life. "For too long, some nations have looked the other way in the face of these threats", McMaster told an Atlantic Council gathering in Washington Tuesday night.

World News Ex-S. Korean leader Park guilty of abuse of power, coercion
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The verdict came as a Seoul Central District Court judge read a lengthy statement on Friday. Chief judge Kim Se-yun read the ruling in the live televised coverage of the trial that began in May past year. Park has previously maintained her innocence. "I sentence the accused to 24 years in prison and 18 billion won in fines". Prosecutors have requested a 30-year term.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods US Masters Record

With clear blue skies and benign breezes at the legendary 7,435-yard course, he holed from seven feet to birdie the third - but found bunkers at the next two holes to drop consecutive shots. "It will be fun the next 54 holes". Amen Corner was not good to Woods. Tee shot: Drive on 11 - right. The 13 was the highest score ever on any hole at the tournament, tying a Masters record set by Tommy Nakajima , who shot a 13 on the 13th hole in 1978, and Tom Weiskopf , who matched it on the ...

World News Chinese woman pleads guilty to USA bribery charges
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Federal prosecutors in CT say 25-year-old Mohamed "Vic" Abdi, of Worcester, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in New Haven to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion. A sentencing hearing has yet to be scheduled. On May 18, he was charged with assault of a public servant. Caldwell pleaded guilty to two felony assault and battery with a unsafe weapon counts connected to using his vehicle to force another auto off of USA 62 in 2016.

World News Mexican Senate Blasts Trump Over Border Plans
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A caravan of about 1,200 Central American migrants making its way to the US border has taken a break in a small hamlet in southern Mexico, with most of the group deciding to remain there, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. In both operations, about 30,000 members of the National Guard were deployed along the border with similar aims. "This challenge demands that the State intervene to defend itself and Mexicans in the United States ".

World News Russia President to Launch Construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant
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The plant will be built by Russian state nuclear energy agency Rosatom and will be made up of four units each with a capacity of 1,200 megawatts. As part of the visit, the leaders also participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for Turkey's Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, which is supposed to be constructed by Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom after the company obtains the required licenses.

World News Woman called 'worst DUI offender' caught: 6 DUIs in 6 states
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During the most recent incident, she said she had 11 kids and could not find any of them, according to the Star Tribune . Schleicher told police that she was in the area after dropping off her son, who wanted "to party" in IN for spring break, according to the Riverside-Brookfield Landmark.

World News Israeli rights group to soldiers: Don't open fire
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Israel, it added, "like any other country in the world, is subject to global law which restricts the use of weapons in general and live ammunition in particular [against unarmed demonstrators]". "Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has been monitoring this situation closely and has reached an arrangement with Israeli authorities to suspend the deportation of individuals who have private sponsorship (PSR) applications for Canada in the current inventory, until the processing of their ...

World News Bob Dylan Remakes Classic Track into a Gay Wedding Anthem
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While Bob Dylan has remained relatively silent on the topic in the past, Universal Love's executive producer, Rob Kaplan , shared that when he contacted Bob Dylan about the project, he responded positively immediately, noting, "It wasn't just 'yes, I'll do this".

World News Koreas Start preparatory talks to Install Kim-Moon summit
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The North's diplomatic outreach comes after an unusually provocative year in which it conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date and test-launched three intercontinental ballistic missiles created to target the USA mainland. It said: "It is likely that North Korea has already successfully attacked the United Kingdom with the Wannacry ransonware, although we agree with the Government that the United Kingdom was probably not meant to be the principal target".

World News Chicago suburb votes for local ban on some semi-auto firearms
Author: 0 Chicago suburb votes for local ban on some semi-auto firearms

More than five million members strong, NRA continues to uphold the Second Amendment and advocates enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. In a press release from Deerfield's management office, Rosenthal is quoted as saying: "We hope that our local decision helps spur state and national leaders to take steps to make our communities safer".

World News Above average hurricane season projected
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There also is a 52 percent probability that a major hurricane will move into the Caribbean Sea during the 2018 season that begins June 1 and runs through November 30, said researchers at Colorado State's Tropical Meteorology Project. Klotzbach added, though, that if the trend continues this year, the warm waters can cause another active season. The state of Florida is still recovering from the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria last season.

World News President Trump Just Addressed the Stormy Daniels Scandal for the First Time
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The reporter then asked: "Then why did Michael Cohen make it, if there was no truth to her allegations?" Nearly immediately after the president's statements were reported, Daniels' attorney challenged him to make them under oath. Daniels is suing Trump and Cohen in an effort to invalidate the non-disclosure agreement she signed just before the 2016 presidential election. Mr Blakely also argued that Ms Clifford accepted the $130,000 and did not dispute the agreement for 16 months even ...

Author: 0 Governor REFUSES to Send National Guard to Border — WEST COAST CHAOS

To give our Border Patrol agents the support they deserve, President Trump is authorizing the deployment of National Guard units to the southern border to aid their mission. California Gov. Jerry Brown's administration says it needs answers from President Trump's administration before deciding whether to commit National Guard troops to help protect the border with Mexico.

World News Woman who flipped the bird at Trump motorcade sues over forced resignation
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Briskman's lawyers allege that Akima , a government contractor, forced her to resign "out of fear of unlawful retaliation by the government", suggesting that such behavior violates "the basic tenets of Virginia employment law". Briskman agreed to resign based on a promise she would get four weeks' severance pay and the company would not oppose a request for unemployment compensation.

World News U.S. trade deficit in February rises to highest since October 2008
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News of the worsening trade deficit comes as the United States and China are embroiled in tit-for-tat tariffs which have rattled global financial markets. "Indeed, given that economic growth in the first quarter is tracking well below the Bank's 2.5 percent forecast and that there is significant uncertainty at present, it is likely to remain on hold in the near term, with another hike unlikely to come before the summer", added TD Economics.

World News Prep baseball: Falcons score early, often to beat Bethel
Author: 0 Prep baseball: Falcons score early, often to beat Bethel

Jones had two hits, while Burress connected on a home run. The Lady Cats bounced back with a 5-4 win over Vernon Hills High, representing IL. Anderson said he thought they "could've ended up 5-2" if they had played better. Anthony Bulldogs 8-0 on Wednesday. "We hit the ball hard all game long", Bruno said. Webster scored five times in the fourth inning to pull out game one.

World News BJP MP complains against Yogi Adityanath to PM Modi
Author: 0 BJP MP complains against Yogi Adityanath to PM Modi

Kharwar, who represents Uttar Pradesh's Robertsganj constituency, is Dalit . Prime Minister Modi has reportedly assured him that action will be taken, NDTV reported. "If not, then why is this happening?" In fact, Chhote Lal has charged the administration of his constituency with discrimination and that his complaints were not being heard by his own party.

World News Sheriff open to reviewing mansion death evidence
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Zahau's family filed a lawsuit alleging that Adam Shacknai had reason to retaliate on behalf of his brother, Jonah, who was once a Scottsdale pharmaceutical CEO. She told ABC News, "To create this fantastical story and insert us in something like this was beyond the pale of humane". The suit also alleged Adam Shacknai sexually assaulted Zahau before killing her and staging the hanging.

World News Govt walking on path shown by Dr Ambedkar: PM Modi
Author: 0 Govt walking on path shown by Dr Ambedkar: PM Modi

In a series of tweets on the National Maritime Day, Modi said his government affirms its commitment to harness the maritime strengths for the nations prosperity. In a veiled reference to Rahul Gandhi's "anti-Dalit" BJP-RSS remark, the prime minister said, "No other government has done as much as we have in honouring Ambedkar".

World News Kolkata woman's body chemically preserved to draw pension
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Her son, a meritorious Leather Technology student, however, brought the body back home but never performed her last rites. Bina, who was a government employee, was sick and had to be hospitalised where she died, her neighbours were quoted as saying in a media report which also claims that Subhabrata was asked to take such a step by his father Gopal Majumder.

World News Mexican Government is Breaking Up Migrant Caravan
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Mujica, the director of Pueblo Sin Fronteras , a migrants' rights group, said he never meant to bumrush illegal immigrants over the border. "It's also important the people develop a strategic plan" for what they'll do upon arriving at the border, so that their efforts do not end up making them even more vulnerable.

World News Turkey university shooting leaves 4 dead after gunman goes on rampage
Author: 0 Turkey university shooting leaves 4 dead after gunman goes on rampage

The attacker first raided the dean's room and shot a person there, according to university rector Hasan Gonen. Turk has reported that police have detained the shooter. Turkey's government accuses Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999, of having orchestrated the abortive July 2016 attempt by parts of the armed forces to topple President Tayyip Erdogan.

World News Philippines to shut polluted isle Duterte called a cesspool
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The Philippine tourism minister, Wanda Teo, said Thursday that businesses and visitors to the crowded 10-square-kilometre (4-sq-mile) island would have to make a sacrifice. Boracay is known for its attractive white sand beaches and active nightlife. Since February, Philippine officials have been scrambling to inspect the island and record a catalogue of construction and permit breaches after Duterte, in one of his trademark public outbursts, said Boracay's turquoise waters smelled "of ...