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Ferrari fined €50000 after mechanic injured

Ferrari fined €50000 after mechanic injured

The unsafe release from the pits was key flashpoint in the race won by Vettel, who made it two wins out of two in his 200th race. It seems as though he's in good spirits after posting a picture to Instagram saying: "Surgery ok". Raikkonen had been given the green light to exit his stop. On Friday, the team was was fined 5,000 euros after Raikkonen was sent out of the pits with a loose wheel during practice. Read More

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Trump would regret abandoning nuclear deal, warns Iran

Trump would regret abandoning nuclear deal, warns Iran

US President Donald Trump and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have vowed a strong response to the suspected poison gas attack, which left dozens dead, and the UN Security Council was expected to discuss the crisis later today. The government will sell the U.S. dollar at a rate of 42,000 rials to all individuals and businesses, Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said in a statement recorded for state TV and published on its website, adding that enemies of the Islamic Republic ... Read More

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Gladiator armour sells for $96000

Gladiator armour sells for $96000

If you answered anything north of $7,000, you missed out - because that's what a leather jockstrap worn by Russell Crowe in the film " Cinderella Man " just went for at auction. The official poster for the event shows a dapper Crowe with a cocktail in hand, smiling and tilting his glass. The costume he wore for that same movie wasn't far behind, sold for $115,000. Read More

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N. Korea ready to discuss denuclearization with US

N. Korea ready to discuss denuclearization with US

According to CNN, the talks between the USA and North Korea's intelligence officials are aimed at laying the ground for a meeting between Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo , who awaits Congressional confirmation for his appointment as a secretary of state, and the head of the North's Reconnaissance General Bureau, whose identity has not been confirmed. Read More

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Tour bus headed to the Masters golf tournament flips on Georgia highway

Tour bus headed to the Masters golf tournament flips on Georgia highway

ET, according to Georgia State Patrol. Eighteen passengers traveling from Atlanta were on board and "several" of them were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, the state patrol said. The Masters is one of pro golf's four major tournaments, and it draws fans from around the Southeast - and around the world. The bus driver has been charged with driving under the influence, the Georgia State Patrol said. Read More

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Silver! Cyclists earn first Games medal for NZ

Silver! Cyclists earn first Games medal for NZ

New Zealand cyclist Dylan Kennett, 23, has been accused of being disrespectful to Aussie Jordan Kerby, 25, during the men's 4000m individual pursuit bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games . "My parents were in the stand, and they've travelled all this way to support me and I just really, really wanted a gold medal". The Kiwis made the gold medal race after qualifying as the second fastest team. Read More

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Yaw Addo secures Ghana's first win at Commonwealth Games

Yaw Addo secures Ghana's first win at Commonwealth Games

Earlier, weightlifters Sanjita Chanu and Mirabai Chanu had won gold for India . Milngavie swimmer Jack Thorpe has won a bronze medal in 4x100 metres freestyle relay at the Commonwealth Games . Cycling update: India will be represented by 18 year old Aleena Reji, who is from Kerala & 23 year old Deborah who is from Nicobar. While this was not a personal best, it was 10 kg more than her nearest competitor, defending champion Dika Toua. Read More

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Dozens Killed in New Offensive as Eastern Ghouta Evacuation Deal Crumbles

Dozens Killed in New Offensive as Eastern Ghouta Evacuation Deal Crumbles

They were the first bombing raids on Douma since negotiations began around 10 days ago over a withdrawal of rebels and civilians from the town, the largest in Eastern Ghouta. "As a result of sharp contradictions among odious militants and those who were ready for negotiations, the former leaders of the group were physically eliminated", after which Jaysh al-Islam violated the agreements on withdrawal from Douma and cut off civilians from the humanitarian corridor, Yevtushenko said. Read More

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How a US - China trade war could hit your pocketbook

How a US - China trade war could hit your pocketbook

Last year, the United States ran a Dollars 375bn trade deficit with China, which Trump wants to see reduced by at least USD 100bn. China is the world's largest buyer of soybeans, and it can not meet its demand without buying USA beans. It's possible the harm will be limited. The CEPR's Baker, for one, concedes that China does appear to manipulate its currency to obtain an unfair trade advantage over the US, with whom the nation presently has a $375.2 billion trade surplus, according to the ... Read More

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Ex-President Lula Defies Deadline to Surrender to Brazil Police

Ex-President Lula Defies Deadline to Surrender to Brazil Police

An arrest warrant required Lula da Silva, 72, to surrender to police by 5 p.m. local time in the southern city of Curitiba. Lula continues to enjoy broad popular support, worldwide recognition and affection, as a result of the successes of his administration that benefited the vast majority, who are now facing an attempt to deny them the right to elect him again as President, to open the way for neoliberal forces and reverse his accomplishments. Read More

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Migrant caravan Slides up, Mexico calls in U.S. ambassador

Migrant caravan Slides up, Mexico calls in U.S. ambassador

Last year, the US granted asylum to about 38 percent of those who applied. US President Donald Trump has claimed that women travelling with a caravan of Central American migrants are being "raped at levels never seen before". "They crossed into the United States , or tried to". Mexico's presidential candidates also commented on the recent developments, making the most of Trump's comments for their own campaigns. Read More

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Lula can be jailed

Lula can be jailed

The director of Fitch Ratings in Brazil said in a Thursday note that a federal judge's order that former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva be jailed within 24 hours added more chaos to an already hectic political scenario. Many members of Congress have been charged with corruption or are being investigated. Lula himself was convicted of receiving a renovated beachfront apartment worth some 3.7 million reais ($1.1m, £790,000), as a bribe by engineering firm OAS. Read More

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Prince Philip undergoing hip surgery in London

Prince Philip undergoing hip surgery in London

The operation the Duke of Edinburgh will undergo on Wednesday will require a general anaesthetic. On Sunday the Duke was absent in an Easter service owned by the Queen and other members of the imperial family at St. The week before that, Prince Philip pulled out of an engagement where he was due to formally hand his role as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards onto his son, Prince Andrew, but could not attend as he was feeling unwell. Read More

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Boston could see more spring snow later this week

Boston could see more spring snow later this week

While many may have hoped for a warmer Easter, egg hunts were moved indoors as temperatures stayed in the 20s throughout the day. A separate storm will spread snow across the northern Plains and upper Midwest Monday and Tuesday. Looking ahead, Wednesday will feature a daytime high of 47 with a brief morning shower or two, with an overnight low of 23 and a potential flurry of snowfall. Read More

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Labour leader Corbyn slammed for spending Passover with anti-Israel group

Labour leader Corbyn slammed for spending Passover with anti-Israel group

Since unexpectedly becoming Labour leader in 2015 after decades on the left-wing fringes of the party, Corbyn has repeatedly faced accusations of turning a blind eye to antisemitic comments in the party and among groups he supports. "Jeremy was invited to a Passover Seder with Jewish members of his local community", said the spokesman. The group said: "We are proud to be Jews and proud of everyone who attended, whether they were Jewish or not". Read More

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Train strike causes travel chaos in France

Train strike causes travel chaos in France

State-run rail company SNCF said 48 per cent of workers needed for the network's smooth running were absent, protesting at plans to rewrite staff benefits including job guarantees and generous pensions. "We are halfway through our discussions, why block the country?" Farid Hachelef, a 32-year-old who works in construction, said he had spent the night in Paris with a friend rather than trying to travel in from the northern suburb of Argenteuil, "otherwise, I would never make it". Read More

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Israel Reverses Course Hours After Signing UN Deal To Resettle African Migrants

Israel Reverses Course Hours After Signing UN Deal To Resettle African Migrants

Potential host countries were listed as Uganda and Rwanda. On Monday, Netanyahu's office said Israel and UNHCR had signed a deal under which Israel scrapped plans to deport thousands of African migrants and asylum-seekers. For the estimated 37,000 African migrants in Israel, majority from Eritrea and Sudan, a whirlwind of announcements about their future has swept their status even deeper into limbo. Read More

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Violence erupts in Kashmir after security forces kill militants

Violence erupts in Kashmir after security forces kill militants

The use of pellet guns is controversial in Kashmir. Earlier opposition Awami Itehad Party (AIP) leader and lawmaker Engineer Sheikh Abdur Rashid also along with his party activists held a protest against Sunday's incidents. Pakistan, it said, expresses its full solidarity with Kashmiris and "we urge global community to take cognisance of the gross and systematic violations of fundamental human rights". Read More

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More severe storms, possible tornadoes tonight

More severe storms, possible tornadoes tonight

More Severe Thunderstorm Warnings are likely with a few Tornado Warnings possible too. To the west of the Golden Triangle, golf-ball-size hail will also be a possibility. Though the day will begin a bit on the chilly side, following the morning rain temperatures will climb to the 60's by late afternoon or early evening! Tuesday Afternoon: Any wintry mix should turn to all rain as we warm to 40° across southeastern MI. Read More

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Israel to send African migrants to West under new United Nations deal

Israel to send African migrants to West under new United Nations deal

Israel's Supreme Court had blocked deportations meant to begin on Sunday. In return, Israel will legalize the status of the remaining asylum seekers, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement . The UN refugee agency said it violated local and global laws, and large protests were held in Israel. Germany and Italy, however, said they were unaware of any such resettlement deal for African migrants from Israel. Read More

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Reports Of Douma Evacuation Deal 'Not True': Council Member

Reports Of Douma Evacuation Deal 'Not True': Council Member

The fighters left the town as part of an evacuation deal that will hand the town to the Syrian government, the state SANA news agency reported. Although no official statement was issued by the faction, sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that the deal "is not similar to the previous ones that involved Harasta, which was controlled by Harakat Ahrar al-Sham, or Jubar and Zamalka, which were controlled by Failaq al-Rahman". Read More

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