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World News Latvia up four places in world press freedom rankings
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The authors of the report explain such slow progress partially with the disappointments after the Revolution of Dignity expectations. The UK fell two places previous year amid threats to press freedom from the Snooper's Charter, Espionage Act and Section 40.

World News Trump Decides American Envoy Headed to Australia Will Go to Seoul Instead
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Mike Pompeo , Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, is seeking to have the US President's pick for ambassador to Australia sent to represent the US in South Korea. Senate Armed Services Committee last month Washington could not be overly optimistic about the outcome of a Trump-Kim summit and must go into it with "eyes wide open".

World News Arizona 8th District special election
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Tipirneni has not yet conceded. That is a narrow win compared to the victory margin of Trent Franks , who beat his opponent by 37 points in 2016, but resigned amid scandal . The message came amid generally low turnout and too late for voters to cast their ballots by mail. The district sprawls across western Phoenix suburbs, covering some of the most conservative areas of the red state, including the retirement community of Sun City.

World News Judge Rules Trump Administration Must Restore DACA Program In Full
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In the biggest setback yet for the Trump administration in its decision to end a program that protects undocumented young adults from deportation, a federal judge ruled Tuesday that the government must resume accepting new applications. A third US federal judge rules that DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) must stay, for now. "Princeton, higher education and our country benefit from the talent and aspirations that DREAMers bring to our communities", Eisgruber said.

World News James Comey Book Hits No. 1 in First Week
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Comey during an interview with ABC that aired Sunday night said Trump tried to obstruct justice when he urged Comey to drop his investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Former Vice President Dick Cheney's Chief of Staff Scooter Libby was convicted, though he was pardoned by Trump last week. Fitzgerald did not return TPM's requests for a comment.

Author: 0 Political temperatures on the rise as poll date approaches in Karnataka

For both the leaders, Badami is an additional seat as the Chief Minister is contesting from Chamundeshwari in Mysuru and Mr. Sriramulu is contesting from Molakalmur in Chitradurga. The Congress leader asked why Mr Modi and Mr Shah were shielding the accused in 'loot of public money and plundering natural resources and the reason for giving BJP tickets to Reddy brothers and their chariness.

World News Trump sees
Author: 0 Trump sees "very good chance" of US-China trade deal

Lewis, adjunct professor of the Department of Economics, Law and International Business at the University of San Francisco, said it was a "perilous moment" with the Trump administration threatening to impose steep tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese exports.

World News MHA asks 3 states to tighten security
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Self styled godman Asaram ahead of the verdict in the rape case of 16-year-old girl has urged his followers to maintain calm and peace and not to do anything which can disrupt the law and order situation. Asaram was arrested on the complaint filed by a teenage girl from Shahajahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who was studying at his ashram at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh.

World News Israel threatens Syrian regime over Russia's delivery of S-300
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Still very much on the table is possible Russian deliveries of the S-300 air defense system to Syria. "As for economic reconstruction, this will take time and I am convinced that we should all act in the interests of the Syrian people and out of total respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria", he said, talking about the rebuilding of Syria.

Author: 0 USA envoy: Trump leads on N. Korea as G7 ministers meet

Canada and Britain are showing enthusiasm for a concerted G7 effort to take Russian Federation to task for what they are calling a broad range of "malign" behaviour, but their American ally is sounding a less effusive note. The OPCW chemical weapons watchdog has supported Britain's analysis of a nerve agent used to poison a Russian former spy in the UK. Moscow has denied involvement in either event.

World News EU's Barnier Warns UK It Must Produce Its Post-Brexit 'Vision'
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A series of "leaks and rumours" around Theresa May's commitment to a full Brexit have been dismissed by Nigel Dodds as an attempt to exert pressure on the government during negotiations. Speaking on a local election campaign visit, Mrs May said arrangements which are as "frictionless as possible" with the European Union and the ability to strike trade deals around the world were both achievable under Britain's proposals.

World News Twins Continue Series In New York
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Jose Berrios will attempt to get his 20th career victory in his first appearance against the Yankees since allowing three runs and five hits in three innings during a relief outing in Minnesota's 8-4 loss in the wild-card game. Boone is going to be careful with him and monitor him, especially if the weather is as lousy as it's been for much of the first month of the season. Berrios has been very solid so far this season, and Sabathia just isn't as overwhelming as he once was.

World News Israel cancels plan to deport African asylum seekers
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A State officials said during a Supreme Court session "that they would not distribute new deportation orders, and that those already distributed would be cancelled". The government originally announced a plan under which it would present migrants with $3,500 and the opportunity to leave on their own accord, or face indefinite imprisonment with eventual forced expulsion.

World News Officers Shot, 1 Dead, Another Injured In Dallas Home Depot
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In 2016, five Dallas law enforcement officers were shot and killed and seven more injured after they were ambushed by 25-year-old former Army reservist Micah Xavier Johnson. Officers could be seen searching the surrounding area for the suspect. Live television footage from the local news showed several police cars outside the Home Depot store.

World News Suspected Waffle House gunman says few words during video arraignment
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Four people were killed in the shooting , though there likely could have been more victims had it not been for Shaw's heroic act. If not for the efforts of a patron who wrestled the gun away, many more would have died. The man, who'd emerged from the woods near where French was working with her crew, looked "shocked" and "disorientated", she told the newspaper. She said he appeared disoriented.

World News Dad charged after remains in suitcase ID'd as missing toddler
Author: 0 Dad charged after remains in suitcase ID'd as missing toddler

Suarez credited homicide detectives, the Port Authority Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation offices in Newark, Richmond, and San Juan, and Richmond Police Department with helping identify the child and arrest the father. In addition to the 2005 conviction, he was found guilty in 2013 of child neglect and abduction, again in Richmond. "We would like to hear from whomever may be caring for Te'Myah Plummer, probably a family member", Major Crimes Sergeant Frank Scarpa said in ...

World News Qatari fighters accused of endangering A320
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The UAE passenger aircraft was following a scheduled flight path.The flight had met all requirements and the plane was flying at an altitude of 25,000 feet above the global waters, Route UN318 within Bahrain Flight Information Region, the Civil Aviation said.

World News District reels from Riverview student's racist prom sign
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Fox News reported the teen apologized on Snapchat for the sign, which he said was "a complete joke and it went too far". Riverview administrators have gathered a group of students from each grade to "begin solving the problem of racism" within the school, they wrote.

World News Thousands Marching In LA To Mark 103rd Anniversary Of Armenian Genocide
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Every year on April 24, Armenians all over the world remember victims of Armenian Genocide , the first genocide of the twentieth century. After a rally in Little Armenia, participants will march on a circular route east on Hollywood Boulevard, south on Normandie Avenue, west on Sunset Boulevard then north on Hobart Boulevard.

World News US Supreme Court Hears Case of Texas Redistricting Maps
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The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday and is expected to make a ruling this summer. Added Justice Elena Kagan: "And what I'm concerned about is that if you're right, we're going to be hearing all of these districting cases not after the remedial stage but, instead, straight away after the liability stage".

World News Parents to ask judge to allow Alfie Evans to travel to Italy
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He continued , "If Alfie Evans can live and breathe on his own for 18 hours then what chance is there for him to be able to do the same as Ashya King? ". According to the BBC, Justice Anthony Hayden ruled in February that Alfie's plight was "profoundly unfair", but agreed with Alder Hey that treatment measures would be futile, and that the almost two-year-old boy rather needs "good quality palliative care".

World News Semi drivers stop man from jumping off MI overpass
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Tuesday, according to Fox2. In the end, Fox 2 reports that police managed to talk the man away from the edge, and he was taken to a hospital. Police in MI enlisted the help of multiple truck drivers to help a man who was threatening suicide on a highway overpass.

World News Bharat Ane Nenu: Industry Praises Superstar Mahesh Babu
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In a matter of weeks, Bharat Ane Nenu might surpass 200 crores on the ticket window worldwide which would be the most massive achievement for a film which is essentially driven into root Andhra Pradesh political issues. "Thanks a lot Koratala Siva sir and Mahesh Babu . And again, he has given me a blockbuster at a time when I was under so much tension." said the actor as per reports on Indian Express.

World News Meet the Ladies of Veere Di Wedding on April 25th
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She also said that the idea of marriage is "more appealing" to her than the wedding itself. Sonam shared the video of their conversation in an Instagram story, where she asks Anand "What is this?" Early reports stated that Sonam Kapoor will get married in the last week of April while the latest intel suggests that the wedding has been scheduled for May 8.

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.