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West Wary As Putin Wins Fourth Term With Record Vote

West Wary As Putin Wins Fourth Term With Record Vote

Putin, 65, won a record fourth term to extend his 18-year-rule until 2024 with nearly 77 percent of the vote, the highest ever score in a Russian presidential election , according to near-final results. His nearest challenger, Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, got around 13%, according to partial results, while nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky got around 6%. Read More

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Pres. Trump proposes 'large-scale' ad campaign to combat opioids

Pres. Trump proposes 'large-scale' ad campaign to combat opioids

Jones was reacting to Trump's speech in New Hampshire where he called for greater " toughness " in dealing with drug dealers. Raising education and awareness, and expanding access to proven treatment and recovery efforts. The U.S. Attorney's office in MA is criminally prosecuting the founder and executives of Insys, for allegedly paying bribes and kickbacks to health care providers in exchange for prescribing the company's fentanyl spray, Subsys. Read More

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Yakuza Kiwami 2 launches in the West this August

Yakuza Kiwami 2 launches in the West this August

It's a complete remake not a remaster of the original utilising the current engine that Yakuza 6 had used, the Dragon Engine. For instance, Kiwami 2 will feature Golf Bingo and the arcade version of Virtual-On. He explained that this entry is a huge favorite with the developers, along with the fan base, and suggested that the team might be looking into a few ideas for a possible spin-off, like Yakuza 0-2. Read More

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Trade groups tell Trump his China tariffs risk a

Trade groups tell Trump his China tariffs risk a "chain reaction"

China runs a US$375 billion trade surplus with the United States and when President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser visited Washington recently, the administration pressed him to come up with a way of reducing that number. A source who had direct knowledge of the administration's thinking told Reuters last week that the tariffs, authorized under the 1974 US Trade Act, would be chiefly targeted at information technology, consumer electronics and telecoms and other products benefiting from ... Read More

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Prosecutors seek death penalty for Nikolas Cruz

Prosecutors seek death penalty for Nikolas Cruz

Barring any last-minute appeals, the release is set for noon Thursday. "After being suspended without pay, Peterson chose to resign and immediately retired rather than face possible termination". They are all going to die", a teenage girl calling from Room 1216 said through tears and heavy breathing. "He is upstairs now". But Ashley Schulman, a 17-year-old Stoneman Douglas senior who was on the opposite end of the campus when shots rang out, said she supported the decision to seek the ... Read More

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US President Donald Trump sharpens attacks on Russian Federation probe

US President Donald Trump sharpens attacks on Russian Federation probe

The memos could factor into special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as his team examines Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation and possible obstruction of justice. McCabe, who was sacked from the Federal Bureau of Investigation late Friday night just hours before he was set to retire with full benefits, has kept contemporaneous notes of his interactions with Trump, according to two people familiar with his records. Read More

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Europe Putin claims victory in Russia's presidential election

Europe Putin claims victory in Russia's presidential election

So far, Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin got 13.39 per cent of the vote, while head of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia Vladimir Zhirinovsky received 6.34 per cent, reports Xinhua. Putin will now face a raft of challenges, from a stagnant economy to managing foreign entanglements in Syria and Ukraine. Navalny - who called on his supporters to boycott the "fake" vote and sent more than 33,000 observers across the country to see how official turnout figures differed from ... Read More

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Putin on track to win Russia's presidential election

Putin on track to win Russia's presidential election

Ms Sobchak urged Mr Putin's critics to "come together", and argued against the boycott called for by opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is barred from running. Yevgeny Roizman, the mayor of Yekaterinburg, told The Associated Press that local officials and state employees all received orders "from higher up" to make sure the presidential vote turnout was over 60 percent. Read More

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TDP moves its own no confidence. It is a damage control exercise

TDP moves its own no confidence. It is a damage control exercise

The fate of the no-confidence motions moved by the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the YSR Congress Party is sealed even before the Lok Sabha takes up the motion next week. In Uttar Pradesh, the outcome of the by-elections in Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's bastion of Gorakhpur and the country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's constituency of Phulpur held on Sunday last reflects on his year long leadership of the most crucial state in the country. Read More

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Porn star's 'life threatened' over Trump

Porn star's 'life threatened' over Trump

Her lawyer Michael Avenatti has already hinted she could release "sex texts and videos" to prove they had a fling . When asked by Tapper if he could elaborate, Avenatti gave a simple "no". In Friday's filing, the Trump and Cohen attorneys say that since Clifford agreed to pay $1 million for "each breach", she could owe as much as $20 million if an arbitration judge sides with Trump's and Essential Consultants' attorneys. Read More

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Condemned killer opts for prison food before execution

Condemned killer opts for prison food before execution

Gary was scheduled to die by lethal injection at 7 p.m., but it was not carried out until 10:33 p.m. Gary did not accept a final prayer and did not record a final statement. That's significant, Gary's lawyers assert, because the woman had dramatically identified Gary as her attacker during his trial, and the prosecution relied heavily on her testimony. Read More

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Britain Launches Murder Inquiry Into Death Of Russian Man

Britain Launches Murder Inquiry Into Death Of Russian Man

A post-mortem examination found he died from "compression to the neck". "At this stage there is nothing to suggest any link to the attempted murders in Salisbury, nor any evidence that he was poisoned". He served a five-year term for money laundering and fraud in Russian Federation, then fled the country after being handed a two-year suspended sentence for fraud in 2006. Read More

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Mueller subpoenas Trump organization, demanding documents about Russian Federation

Mueller subpoenas Trump organization, demanding documents about Russian Federation

Last year, President Trump told the New York Times that Mueller's team would be crossing a "red line" if it started investigating the Trump Organization and/or the Trump family businesses for matters beyond Russian Federation. Trump signed a nonbinding "letter of intent" for the project in 2015 and discussed it three times with Cohen, but it was never executed. The argument helped propel him to the White House, but the Trump Organization has been a magnet for criticism from ... Read More

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Florida sheriff's office releases surveillance video from school shooting

Florida sheriff's office releases surveillance video from school shooting

Broward County deputies kept a close watch on the 19-year-old, who cops say has admitted to last month's mass shooting. He is still being investigated by internal affairs. Cruz's defense attorneys reiterated Wednesday said their client would plead guilty if prosecutors did not seek the death penalty. The video's release was brought about by a lawsuit from media outlets arguing that the public ought to " be given the first-hand opportunity to review and evaluate the video and the actions of ... Read More

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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies after fall in DC home

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies after fall in DC home

The New York Democrat died at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, a week after a fall in which she'd sustained a concussion, said Liam Fitzsimmons , her chief of staff. During her lengthy tenure, she authored the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and co-authored the Violence Against Women Act . Slaughter and her husband, Bob, were married for 57 years, until his death in 2014. Read More

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Nia Griffith distances herself from Corbyn aide's Russian Federation comments

Nia Griffith distances herself from Corbyn aide's Russian Federation comments

He confirmed the Labour leader had had security briefings about the Salisbury incident but noted how the Government might have more information it had not disclosed. He said he totally condemned the attack and said "that the perpetrators must be brought to justice, that the worldwide chemical weapons convention must be invoked, and the source of this weapon, which appears to be Russian Federation, either from the state or from a rogue element of the state, must be brought to justice as a ... Read More

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After poll defeat Giriraj Singh says Araria will become a terror hub

After poll defeat Giriraj Singh says Araria will become a terror hub

According to election office sources, a total of 28 rounds of counting will take place for results of Araria Lok Sabha seat bypoll necessitated due to the demise of RJD MP Mohammad Taslimuddin. In the Bhabua and Jehanabad Assembly constituencies in Bihar , where bypolls were also held, the voter turnout was 54.03 per cent and 50.06 per cent respectively, Bihar's Chief Electoral Officer Ajay V Nayak said. Read More

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India Is Committed To Eliminating TB By 2025, Says PM

India Is Committed To Eliminating TB By 2025, Says PM

Whether it is "Start-up India" or "Mudra Yojana", he said, the Modi government has sought to explore innovative methods of generating livelihood and employability. "The programme is also facilitating the TB patients to avail various social support schemes of the state governments", minister of state, health and family welfare Anupriya Patel told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Read More

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SP defeats BJP in UP Lok Sabha polls

SP defeats BJP in UP Lok Sabha polls

The victories in Phulpur and Gorakhpur of the SP-BSP alliance has proved to be a big setback for the BJP . The BJP was also trounced in a parliamentary and assembly constituency apiece in Bihar at the hands of the jailed former chief minister Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal, which included one Muslim victor. Read More

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Fox Hosts Battle Over Whether Clinton Says More Controversial Things Than Trump

Fox Hosts Battle Over Whether Clinton Says More Controversial Things Than Trump

But the debate really heated up after they suggested that President Donald Trump doesn't suffer from the same toxic presence in the media and on the campaign trail. Clinton's former aides and surrogates bristled at Clinton's remarks at a conference in India this week, where the former 2016 presidential candidate said states that supported her in 2016 are "more economically advanced" than those that went for Trump. Read More

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This 3D Printed Small Concrete House Costs Just $10000

This 3D Printed Small Concrete House Costs Just $10000

New Story is also involved in urban planning, and can build homes around schools, play areas and employment opportunities. Even though the machinery used in 3D-printing is quite costly, however, the materials can be low-priced. Now we can print virtually everything with 3D printers, although they do not all have social and humanitarian criteria in mind. One of its founders, Jason Ballard, will be testing out the home by living in it. Read More

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Mattis Says Some Taliban Factions Might Be Interested In Peace Talks

Mattis Says Some Taliban Factions Might Be Interested In Peace Talks

The Taliban has said it will talk to the United States, but not the Western-backed Afghan government the insurgents see as illegitimate. "We want the Afghans to lead and provide the substance to the reconciliation effort", Mattis said. "It's all working to achieve a political reconciliation, not a military victory", Gen Mattis said. Mattis is discussing both the military campaign and "peeling off" some members of the Taliban to pursue a peace deal with the Afghan government. Read More

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'60 Minutes' Snubs the Facts on Education

'60 Minutes' Snubs the Facts on Education

That obliviousness - or worse - is behind one of the more disturbing moments in her " 60 Minutes " interview. According to a CBS This Morning tweet , a Department of Education spokeswoman also responded to the public criticism, saying DeVos is "quite aware" that the state of MI needs to improve for its students. Read More

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Japan's Finance Ministry Doctored Papers In Abe Scandal

Japan's Finance Ministry Doctored Papers In Abe Scandal

Abe, now in his sixth year in office, has denied that he or his wife did favors for the school operator, Moritomo Gakuen, and has said he would resign if evidence was found that they had. The risk now for Aso and Abe, experts said, is that the suspected cover-up does more damage than the land sale itself. "It is an urgent task to find out the goal (of the alterations) and who authorized them, and tell the public what really happened", Sakakibara said. Read More

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