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World News Parliament Square's First Statue Of A Woman Has Just Been Unveiled
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks after the unveiling a statue of Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square, London, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Among the men who have been honoured with statues in London are Nelson Mandela, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill , David Lloyd George and William Gladstone.

World News Senate committee approves Mike Pompeo nomination
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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the nomination on a party-line vote, with all 11 Republicans backing him, nine Democrats opposed and one Democrat, Chris Coons, voting "present" because one Republican was at a funeral out of town.

World News Dozens of Maoist rebels killed in jungle raids in India
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A fresh encounter took place barely 36 hours later, on Monday, at a village in Jimlagatta, around 60 km from Sunday's ambush spot. As many as 33 left-wing Naxalite rebels have been killed in two consecutive shootouts with security forces Sunday and Monday in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, police said Tuesday.

World News Use MGNREGA Funds For Water Conservation: PM Modi To Panchayats
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Addressing the gathering Modi said that " Panchayati Raj Day is an opportunity to fulfill Mahatma Gandhi's dream; the govt will support people's representatives in villages in empowering their villages and people". The Prime Minister said that while talking about rural development, budgets are important. "What is the rationale behind organising this Aadi Mahotsav when announcements made during similar events being organised since the last three years were not yet implemented?" questioned ...

World News Waffle House hero to be honored at Capitol with resolution
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Authorities announced that 29-year-old Travis Reinking , was taken into custody Monday. The father was not immediately available for comment. Police said Travis Reinking , 29, opened fire in the restaurant with an AR-15, killing three customers and one employee and also wounding two people.

World News Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput all set to welcome their second baby!
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The Kapoors are now expecting baby no.2 and hence the Bollywood star took to social media and uploaded an image of his daughter on his Instagram account, captioned Big Sister . He is very deserving of all the applause that he is getting. He is a talented boy. "Of course, he has just started", Kapoor said. "He is getting good opportunities to work with people like Majid Majidi and now Shashank Khaitan (in Dhadak ), I think he should consider himself fortunate".

World News Security personnel killed in encounter in Pulwama
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Sepoy Kumar of 42 RR was injured in the initial firing exchange and later succumbed to his injuries at Army's 92 Base Hospital in Badami Bagh Cantonment area in Srinagar . A cop has also been injured during the exchange of fire on Tuesday. Two to three militants are believed to have been trapped during the encounter. The clash sparked off street protests in Tral area, leaving several people injured, the witnesses said.

World News Music's business model shifts as streaming revenue dominates for first time
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Europe was up 4 percent on 2016, when revenues rose by 9 percent, with its biggest markets, Germany, U.K. and France, all experiencing growth in streaming revenues. The music market in Asia and Australasia climbed by over 5 percent, its third year of consecutive growth. Stu Bergen, the chief executive of Warner Music's worldwide business, said his tour of New Zealand was so successful that an estimated one in 19 of the country's population saw him perform, breaking a record set by Dire ...

World News Sheffield SPLIT on whether United Kingdom would be better off economically in Europe
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However, it is considered by many City firms to be less favourable than the current trading relationship, with passporting allowed by United Kingdom firms within the EU's Single Market. Across the United Kingdom, more than 200,000 people took part in the survey. Of those surveyed, 55% said customs controls at the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland would not be acceptable.

World News Students Set To Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence In Schools
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It is also appropriate for teachers to remind everyone that their job is education, not armed combat, and that they should not have to carry a gun or to practice "active shooter drills" to prepare for the next massacre. Holding a sign that read, "Protect kids, not guns", Benjamin Corburn, 11, said he was protesting on behalf of all the kids who have been killed with guns.

Author: 0 Iranian army generals threaten to wipe out Israel by 2043

Tel Aviv: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday accused Iran of sending combat drones to attack Israel after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blamed Israel for violating global law. Israel's Army Radio reported that, given tensions with Iran over Syria, the Israeli air force canceled plans to send F-15 fighter jets to take part in the USA -hosted exercise Red Flag, which begins on April 30.

World News German minister urges Russian Federation to cooperate in solving Syria crisis
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Lavrov's reply was published on the Russian Foreign Ministry's website. Russian Federation had originally agreed to sell the system to Syria in 2010, but scrapped the plan at Israel's behest. Russian Federation is not a member of the G7 and will not be taking part in the meeting. He held a meeting with acting U.S. Secretary of State John Sullivan on Saturday during which the United States pledged its backing for Kiev but urged it to implement economic reforms, a U.S.

World News Trump tweeted a odd, racist term and Sarah Sanders has no explanation
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But Trump sowed confusion Sunday when he tweeted that the regime had "agreed" to denuclearize. Federal agents raided his home, hotel room and office earlier this month, seizing financial records, communications between him and his clients and materials related to payments to two women who alleged they had affairs with Trump.

World News Southern China karaoke lounge fire kills 18
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Officials had offered a reward of 200,000 yuan ($31,700, 25,950 euros) for information leading to the arrest. Preliminary investigations showed that the fire was caused by arson, police said, adding that the authorities were stepping up investigations.

World News After a Shaman's Murder, a Canadian Man Is Lynched
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Sebastian Woodroffe was killed by a mob in a remote area of Peru after he was accused of murdering an elderly shaman , authorities said Sunday. "He was well-loved in the community and he was a sweet and loving person, and ... "I care for people, and I want to help". "My long-term goal is to create a platform for this teaching in the form of a healing/detox centre based around plant medicine and nature", he wrote on the Indigogo site.

World News Monkeys Can't Sue over Selfies, After All
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Supreme Court should reconsider that ability. According to wildlife photographer David Slater , Naruto picked up his camera and became fascinated with how his reflection changed in the lens upon pushing the big, shiny button. The weird legal journey began when a crested macaque monkey named Naruto took selfies using British nature photographer David Slater's camera during a 2011 trip to Indonesia.

World News Police say multiple pedestrians struck by van in Toronto
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Authorities have also confirmed that there are 16 people injured. The incident occurred just before 1.30pm (1730 GMT) as large crowds of office workers were on lunch breaks. They are said to be in critical condition. "I must have seen about five, six people being resuscitated by bystanders and by ambulance drivers", Zullo said.

World News Kim visits accident victims in hospital
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Kim, who has proclaimed the North a fully-fledged nuclear power, has also overseen dozens of missile tests, including intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) capable of reaching the USA mainland. North Korea has nuclear weapons and long-range missiles that can reach the United States, as well as South Korea and Japan - two allies the United States has pledged to defend.

World News Trump keeps pressure on Comey after memos circulate
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But a Bloomberg report on Monday that scrutinized flight schedules and social media posts showed that Trump arrived in Moscow early Friday morning Russian Federation time - and didn't return to the Big Apple until very early Sunday morning NY time.

World News Flight records call into question Trump's Moscow visit claims
Author: 0 Flight records call into question Trump's Moscow visit claims

In one Facebook post, Trump poses in a photo outside Nobu Moscow on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. But a Bloomberg report on Monday that scrutinized flight schedules and social media posts showed that Trump arrived in Moscow early Friday morning Russian Federation time - and didn't return to the Big Apple until very early Sunday morning NY time.

World News G7 toughens Russian Federation stance but Iran deal in the balance
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The Group of Seven (G7) countries, as well as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, at the meeting in Toronto called on Russia to provide information on the nerve agent allegedly used to poison former Russian military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Sergei Skripal.

World News Alfie Evans granted Italian citizenship
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Judges have approved plans for withdrawing treatment and bringing Alfie's life to an end. Egan is the first English bishop to comment individually on the case, although the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales issued a statement on Wednesday affirming their "conviction that all those who are and have been taking the agonizing decisions regarding the care of Alfie Evans act with integrity and for Alfie's good as they see it".

World News Kate and William present the new royal baby to the public
Author: 0 Kate and William present the new royal baby to the public

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge might be the most famous parents in the world at the moment - but another couple almost got caught in the spotlight. Mum, Dad and baby have all now left hospital with the world's media watching on. While word is still out on the new royal's name, we do know that he is fifth in line to the throne - yes, ahead of Harry.

World News Johns Hopkins performs world's first penile transplant
Author: 0 Johns Hopkins performs world's first penile transplant

A soldier who was wounded in Afghanistan from an IED blast just received a life-changing surgery. As with any transplant surgery, tissue rejection is a concern for doctors, so the patient has been put on a series of immunosuppressive drugs to prevent that possible development, according to Johns Hopkins officials.