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World News Man who shot himself near White House has died, DC police say
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Police cars and ambulances swarmed to the area minutes after the incident. Witnesses were escorted off site by the Secret Service, while onlookers were kept at a distance. No shots were fired by the Secret Service, and a firearm was recovered at the scene, the source said. A man committed suicide outside the White House on Saturday, sparking panic and sending the parts of the nation's capital into lockdown.

World News Maldives denies Japan's allegation that it breached North Korean sanctions
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South Korea has engaged in a flurry of talks with North Korean officials since January, hoping to use the South's just-concluded Winter Olympics as a catalyst for rapprochement. Another woman packed a photo of Kim Jong-il wrapped up in a silk scarf. A North Korean high-level delegation led by Kim Yong-chol, the head of the United Front Department.

World News Gun used in CMU shooting was registered to suspect's father
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James Davis Sr. was a police officer in Bellwood, Illinois, reports said. More than 100 police officers spent the afternoon and evening searching the Mount Pleasant area for James Eric Davis , who authorities described as armed and unsafe, after he allegedly shot his mother and father, an IL police officer.

World News Thousands march in Slovakia for slain journalist
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The seven Italians were taken into custody on Thursday in police raids in the eastern town of Michalovce. Kuciak was working on a story about the influence of the Italian mafia in Slovakia and its possible ties to people close to the prime minister, Robert Fico.

World News Stanford women advance in Pac-12 tournament
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Oregon: The Ducks travel to play Washington on Saturday. For a coach that's garnered success in getting his team to the NCAA Tournament and producing National Basketball Association talent over the last several years, seasons like these are rare.

World News Spice Girls Might Perform at Reception
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Appearing on a United States talk show, she nodded when asked if they were going, before clarifying that "us five Spice Girls " had each received an invitation. Fans have since speculated that their reunion might be instead be for Prince Harry's Royal wedding to American actress Meghan Markle. When asked directly if the group would be performing, Mel B.'s bad poker face gave her away.

World News Mudslide Fears Prompt Mandatory Evacuations for Montecito, Other Burn Areas
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Rain moved into Southern California early Friday, but a strip of coastal communities that were under evacuation orders appeared to have avoided a repeat of destructive debris flows that struck during a January storm. LYFT - Enter code SBSTORM and get up to $50 of your ride to the evac center. "This is a challenging storm", Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said at a press conference.

World News Pakistan Lawmakers Begin Secret Vote For Senate Elections
Author: 0 Pakistan Lawmakers Begin Secret Vote For Senate Elections

The election for 12 Senate seats from Punjab started at the Punjab Assembly on the scheduled time of 9 am on Saturday and continued uninterrupted till 4 pm. It may be mentioned here that media personnel have reportedly been banned from entering parliament for security reasons. The ECP has taken several decisions to ensure vote privacy during the elections.

World News Five policemen killed by Al Shabaab in Northeast Kenya
Author: 0 Five policemen killed by Al Shabaab in Northeast Kenya

The attackers first trained their guns on a Safaricom mast in Lafey town to disable communication, before storming the camps. Mr. Oronyi said the attackers had destroyed a mobile phone transmission mast to disrupt communications. North Eastern regional commissioner Mohamud Saleh said the attackers targeted Administration and Kenya Police camps in the area. The MCA said the damage caused was huge, and that locals had been "plunged into darkness" after bombing of the mast.

World News High Tides Bring Coastal Flooding During Storm
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At least two people have died, according to authorities: a 77-year-old woman in Kingsville, Maryland, and an 11-year-old boy in Putnam County, Virginia. Charlie Baker said at a news conference Thursday night. In the Washington area, federal offices didn't open Friday, schools closed and trash collection was suspended.

World News Turkey 'neutralises' over 2400 terrorists in Syria
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The attack reportedly happened in the Keltepe district as Kurdish fighters ambushed Turkish special forces by emerging from a tunnel, and a rescue helicopter sent to evacuate the wounded had to return after it was hit as well, reported a private news media outlet in Turkey.

World News It's Trump who wants your guns
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The remarks stood out because conservative groups have long stirred up followers by claiming that their Democrat rivals would disarm America without due process. Obama would have been denounced as a dictator", he said, adding: "We would have denounced him first, trust me. "Congress would be talking impeachment right now.

World News Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont abandons bid to reclaim power
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Supporters had said he could govern remotely. "Today I have informed President of Parliament that, on a provisional basis, I do not have my candidacy to chair Generalitat and I have asked that a round of consultations be initiated as soon as possible to appoint anor candidate", he said.

World News India, Vietnam to explore transfer of technology
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While talking of relations between the two countries Narendra Modi at the national capital said, "We have decided that we will enhance cooperation in defence production and explore opportunities in transfer of technology". "Our relations are are not only beneficial for the well-being and happiness of our two nations, but also important for peace, security and stability of the entire region", Modi stated.

World News Army And Garda Presence In Tallaght Due To Looting
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Gardai have confirmed that substantial damage was caused to both premises. A Lidl store on Fortunestown Lane in Citywest has been looted and smashed up using a digger and two other stores have also been attacked. Mr Lahart went on to say it was particularly disgraceful that the "reprehensible crimes" were carried out during a time when emergency frontline services are severely stretched to the limit to protect the public.

World News Senate delays vote on Fla. school safety bill
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Republican House members also are in a sticky spot as they decide whether to vote against the powerful National Rifle Association , which opposes the bills, or vote against a measure framed by GOP leaders as essential for making schools safer.

World News Just In : French Embassy In Burkina Faso Under Attack
Author: 0 Just In : French Embassy In Burkina Faso Under Attack

Witnesses said five armed men got out of a vehicle and opened fire on passersby before heading towards the embassy, in the centre of the city. Then I heard the explosion. A Reuters reporter said gunfire had largely ceased by noon. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday in televised remarks that "they targeted France, which is linked to Burkina Faso in its fight against terrorism".

World News Pulse Massacre Wouldn't Have Happened If People In The Nightclub Had Guns
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The day before the shooting, Salman texted back and forth with Mateen, at one point saying that should his mom ask where he was that night, she would say a friend named "nimo" invited him over. Mateen called 911 from the club to pledge his allegiance to the Islamic State and other Islamic extremist groups. She was arrested in California in 2017, where she was staying with family, and has been in jail since.

World News Missing Rocklin snowboarder found dead at Squaw Valley Ski Resort
Author: 0 Missing Rocklin snowboarder found dead at Squaw Valley Ski Resort

The other three were unharmed. Three feet (90 cm) of snow was measured at the Mount Rose ski resort near Reno. Five people were trapped underneath three feet of snow. A Placer County Sheriff spokeswoman said deputies responded to the resort around 2:15 p.m.to help out, but she was told everyone had escaped the avalanche.

World News Sen. Hatch: Obamacare Is 'Stupidest, Dumba**' Bill
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Hatch spoke about the tax reform package passed by Republicans late a year ago, noting that his party was also able to repeal the Obamacare individual mandate in the legislation. The insult came after Hatch referred to "that wonderful bill called 'Obamacare'". "He still has a lot of work to do to be able to do that, but he's just entrepreneurial enough and insane enough to do it, in my eyes".

World News NRA members bemoan Trump's 'betrayal' on gun control
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Chris Murphy, a Democrat from CT, that would improve reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. He appears to support expanded background checks, increased school security and more mental health resources. The source tried to walk back Trump's statement on Thursday, telling CNN that what the President meant to say was he wanted to create a process that would make it easier for a judge to weigh in on someone's ability to own guns on the front end of a dispute, ...

Author: 0 Most Americans think US President Donald Trump is racist, new poll says

He voiced support for raising the age for legally buying rifles to 21 from 18, and expressed interest in state laws that allow police to temporarily seize guns from people reported to be risky. President Donald Trump has phoned Sen. "I think that that crosses into Second Amendment territory, frankly", Bacon said. Among those at the meeting was Senator Pat Toomey who is pushing a bill to broaden background checks.

World News India, Canada Spar Over Terrorist Who 'Bombed' Trudeau's India Trip
Author: 0 India, Canada Spar Over Terrorist Who 'Bombed' Trudeau's India Trip

Terrorists do sometimes. Perhaps they were impressed by his ties to the federal and provincial Liberal parties (his local Liberal MP arranged the abortive dinner invitation ). He should never have received an invitation . The Speaker, Geoff Regan, said it was not in his power to enforce any relevancy requirement, which suggests we might as well abolish the whole unseemly travesty.

World News Officer and a suspect shot in Indiana
Author: 0 Officer and a suspect shot in Indiana

Deputy Jacob Pickett was shot to death on Friday. . Baldwin Jr. was arrested a short time later after a wrong-way pursuit on I-65. The police department was attempting to serve an arrest warrant for a woman when they observed a man, John Baldwin Jr., whom they knew to also have an arrest warrant.

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