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Amanda Knox: 'Michelle Carter Deserves Sympathy'

She will also serve five years of probation. The defense, meanwhile, detailed Carter's own battles with depression , bulimia and anorexia, and ...

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Flames engulf residential skyscraper in Dubai

Dubai's civil defense authorities said firefighting squads put out the blaze around 4.00 am (0000 GMT) and were cooling the building. Rescu...

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United Nations expected to vote Saturday on fresh NK sanctions

Diplomats say China and Russian Federation only view a test of a long-range missile or a nuclear weapon as a trigger for further possible Uni...

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Russian Federation says reserves right to retaliate over new European Union sanctions

There was no immediate reaction from the Kremlin. If not, the President of the European Commission reserves the right to take adequate measures....

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Tillerson, North Korean envoy to cross paths, but won't meet

William Brownfield, a career diplomat who now leads the State Department's law enforcement and anti-narcotics efforts, is a top pick for Tille...

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Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Sentences in Blackwater Case

The sentencing enhancement of a 30-year minimum sentence is usually applied to drug crimes involving gang members. In a split ruling, the cour...

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Rahul visits Lakhimpur flood-affected areas

Just a few days back, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani took potshots at Congress President Sonia Gandhi, predicting an end of Congress party in the count...

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Motorcyclists Help Kid Being Bullied at School

She was very concerned about her son's issues with bullying. "The motorcycle community is big on trying to get help for teenage suicide and bu...

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With Trump by His Side, West Virginia Governor Vows Switch to GOP

Trump's defiant yet calibrated message followed significant breaking news on Thursday over Mueller's probe into allegations of collusion between...

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Secret Service booted from Trump Tower over lease dispute

It looks like the Secret Service has been kicked to the curb. A spokeswoman for the Trump Organization confirmed the move Thursday, telling ...

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Cooling down - rain returns this weekend

Highs will generally be in the 80s each day for the remainder of the week. Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon....

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Good Afternoon. Robert Mueller Got Himself a Shiny New Grand Jury

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly impaneled a grand jury to investigate allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with Rus...

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Etihad helping Australian police with plane attack probe

Professor Greg Barton, a terrorism expert at Deakin University, said the suspects may have been directed by handlers in Syria. Australian ...

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US EPA reverses decision to delay smog rule after lawsuits

One day after 15 states sued him, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt backtracked on delaying Obama-era rules meant to redu...

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Believe: Texas ranks 23rd in Amway preseason coaches poll

FYI, in last season's preseason coaches poll , the Broncos were three spots outside the top 25. Defending College Football Playoff champion Cle...

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Captive for 2 years: Woman, children found in Spotsylvania home

A man is facing multiple felonies after he allegedly held a woman and two children captive inside a Spotsylvania County home for roughly...

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Looks like Chiwetel Ejiofor could play Scar in The Lion King remake

According to The Wrap , Chiwetel Ejiofor is now in talks for the role. Splasharians, are you looking forward to The Lion King live action...

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Qatar passes law allowing foreigners to apply for permanent residency

In remarks at the news conference Wednesday, Al Thani insisted that any talks respect Qatar's sovereignty and said his country has never put for...

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Mark Zuckerberg's charity taps Hillary Clinton's former chief strategist

Bringing on Benenson is the latest sign that they're pushing their philanthropic work more heavily into the political and policy world. Joe...

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'The Dark Tower' review: Acting is a high point in epic battle

Additionally, the first trailer for The Dark Tower didn't arrive until this spring - an unusual occurrence in our current age of blockbuster t...

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McCain: Trump failing on Afghanistan

Trump specifically challenged his Secretary of Defense General James Mattis and the rest of his national security team, including National Secur...

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IT raids against Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar

The Congress forced repeated adjournments of the Rajya Sabha which wound up business much ahead of schedule because of continued slogan-shouting...

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Andre De Grasse withdraws his name after tearing hamstring during training

This is his previous year, he's only raced twice. He added: "I just found out about Andre pulling out this morning". These events have becom...

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7777 people to leave Arsal according to Hezbollah-Nusra swap deal

In earlier remarks to Reuters , Ibrahim said 120 militants carrying personal weapons would be among the thousands of Syrians set to leave for S...

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Imran Khan says won't say anything derogatory against Ayesha Gulalai

I accepted her request and saw Imran Khan with her but was shocked when she demanded the party's ticket for the NA-1 Peshawar election. "Imran...

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White House purging Flynn allies from National Security Council

General McMaster is confident that Ezra will make many further significant contributions to national security in another position in the adminis...

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John Radcliffe Hospital: Cladding review finds unit is 'high risk'

An independent review of building regulations and fire safety is to be carried out and a final report published "no later than next spring", say...

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Japan hopes new North Korea sanctions proposal ready in days

China, with which North Korea does the large majority of its trade, has repeatedly said it strictly follows United Nations resolutions on North ...

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Qatar files complaint with WTO over Gulf trade blockade

Saudi authorities denied any restriction on Haj pilgrims coming from any country, including Qatar. Saudi authorities said this action was bein...

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Withdraw troops, China tells India

The China-India boundary in the Sikkim sector is delimited by the 1890 Convention between Great Britain and China Relating to Sikkim and Tibet ...

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Pakistan's parliament elects Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to replace ousted PM Nawaz Sharif

If he is re-elected and sees out a full term, he would be the first civilian prime minister in Pakistan ever to do so. Shahid Abbasi contested a...

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Justice Department Plans to Investigate Colleges' Affirmative Action Admission Policies

What's more, it seems that this push would involve the front office, where political appointees work, rather than the actual Educational Oppo...

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Trump's Approval Rating Plunges to 33 Percent

Independent voters poll with the Republicans , with 55 percent falling on the side of relatively unconcerned, including 37 percent who say they...

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Lalu Prasad calls Bihar CM Nitish Kumar 'palturam' of Indian politics

Sharad Yadav told reporters outside Parliament, "I don't agree with the decision in Bihar". Meanwhile, Vijay Verma, a trusted aide of Yadav, ...

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Wray confirmed by US Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing

As expected, the appointment of this former lawyer, brilliant and slightly marked, politically, has suffered virtually no dispute in the Senate...

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