• US Considers New Sanctions Against North Korea
US Considers New Sanctions Against North Korea

The designations came at the request of the United States, the report quoted a council diplomat as saying. He is subjected to an asset freeze and travel ban. US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley stated that these sanctions, which are the largest agreed by the Committee of the Council aimed at ending the illegal smuggling of North Korea.

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  • Douma: Rebel Syrian fighters evacuated
Douma: Rebel Syrian fighters evacuated

Members of the armed rebel group Failaq Al-Rahman were evacuated from the besieged city of Douma toward Idlib , Syrian state-run TV reported Sunday. Syrian state media said Monday the largest rebel group in the eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus began evacuating the last part of the area still under rebel control.

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants

Angels 8, Athletics 3: Zack Cozart and Mike Trout provided a formidable 1-2 punch at the top of the lineup, leading the way for Los Angeles over Oakland at Oakland Coliseum. The 1988 Orioles, who lost their first 21 games, scored two. On Sunday they had 13 hits - three by Puig, who began the season 0 for 9. Rockies 2, Diamondbacks 1: Center ...

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  • Up to 4 inches of snow expected
Up to 4 inches of snow expected

A yellow snow alert has been issued for parts of northern England and Scotland on bank holiday Monday . Some sleet or snow may mix in across the Poconos. Areas in pink could see over a foot of new snow. Snow could be heavy at times with snowfall rates perhaps approaching 1 inch per hour. Starting as rain, the precipitation turned to snow in the ...

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  • Putin meet was on the cards?
Putin meet was on the cards?

President Trump has invited Vladimir Putin to the White House, but much planning remains amid renewed strains in the U.S. "Trump proposed holding a meeting at the White House in Washington ", Putin's top foreign policy aide, Yury Ushakov , told reporters.

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  • Gaza border death toll rises to 18
Gaza border death toll rises to 18

The protests involved giant tent cities set up within a few hundred yards of the border, with thousands marched up close to the Israeli lines. An Israeli military spokesman said he was checking the details of Saturday's unrest. Hamas says that five of those killed were its members. He said violence was likely to continue along the border until ...

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  • Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky stage protests
Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky stage protests

Oklahoma has become the next stop in a grassroots teacher rebellion that began in West Virginia with a wildcat strike by teachers and other education workers that kept the public schools closed in all 55 counties until the state legislature caved and came up with the 5 percent raise that teachers were demanding for themselves and other stat...

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  • At Mar-a-Lago, Trump hears from immigration hardliners
At Mar-a-Lago, Trump hears from immigration hardliners

Pointing out the obvious fact that Mexico could very easily stop these migrants at their own southern border, Trump tweeted that America's southern neighbor should "not allow [the migrants] to pass through into our country, which has no effective border laws...." " DACA is dead because the Democrats didn't care or act, and now everyone wants t...

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  • Kim attends rare concert by South Korean pop stars
Kim attends rare concert by South Korean pop stars

The South Korean musicians taking part include singers and bands from a variety of genres, ranging from traditional folk songs to trendier K-pop, while some 20 taekwondo performers have also travelled. Kim also met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last week during his first overseas trip. No date has been set for the US-North Korean summit...

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  • Russian governor quits after deadly shopping centre fire
Russian governor quits after deadly shopping centre fire

In February, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered Filipino workers in Kuwait to return home over alleged abuses in the country following the discovery of the maid's body in the freezer of an abandoned home that belonged to the Lebanese couple.

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  • Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Widow Found Not Guilty
Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Widow Found Not Guilty

The Sentinel said Pulse owner Barbara Poma left silently with a group of family members of Pulse victims after the verdict was read . She faced life behind bars. Jurors asked Judge Paul Byron on Thursday for some definitions and descriptions related to the charges, some of which he provided. The way prosecutors told it, Salman willingly partic...

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  • Records galore as Pakistan crush Windies by 143 runs
Records galore as Pakistan crush Windies by 143 runs

Grave added: "Independent security advisors, Eastern Star International (ESI) have confirmed to both CWI and WIPA that they are satisfied that the risk is manageable and can be mitigated to an acceptable level". The West Indies' new T20 skipper Jason Mohammad blamed the defeat on poor batting. He is fresh off the ICC World Cup qualifiers in Zim...

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  • Moscow says United Kingdom must recall over 50 more diplomats from Russian Federation
Moscow says United Kingdom must recall over 50 more diplomats from Russian Federation

Russia on Friday expelled 59 diplomats from 23 countries in retaliation for the wave of ejections of Russian officials. The move could see scores of employees in the British embassy in Moscow and consulates in St Petersburg and Ekaterinburg dismissed from their jobs.

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  • International Olympic Committee president meets with North Korea's Kim Jong Un
International Olympic Committee president meets with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Bach reportedly told Kim that his trip was to express thanks for North Korea's participation in the recent Olympics, according to Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the North Korean state news agency. He called for further cooperation with the International Olympic Committee in developing winter sports and other sports activities in North Korea, th...

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  • North and South Korea Set a Date for Summit Meeting at Border
North and South Korea Set a Date for Summit Meeting at Border

The leader of Pyongyang's delegation Ri Son Gwon added: "What the people want is our agenda". The White House said the two sides had reached a "great new KORUS agreement in principle" and it was up to Trump to decide when to finalize it.

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  • Malala Yousafzai express her happiness after returning back to Pakistan
Malala Yousafzai express her happiness after returning back to Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi presents a medal to Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafza at the Prime Minister Office during her visit to Islamabad . The advocate for education expressed her huge gratitude to all those who had made her visit to her home country possible. Barkat Ali, 66, says he rememb...

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  • Israel threatens to expand response if Gaza clashes go on
Israel threatens to expand response if Gaza clashes go on

Israel defended its soldiers' actions on Friday, when troops opened fire on Palestinians who strayed from the main tent city protest - attended by tens of thousands - and approached the heavily fortified fence cutting off the Gaza Strip. Hamas praised the march and the planned 6-week camp demonstration, with Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh saying on Fri...

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  • OPSO celebrates Holy Thursday with Washing of Feet service for inmates
OPSO celebrates Holy Thursday with Washing of Feet service for inmates

But Jesus says it must not be this way with us. "Jesus wants to do this service to give us an example of how we must serve one another", Pope Francis said. Throughout the next few days Jesus talked with the people, taught His disciples, and reminded everyone He was going to die, but no one really understood.

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  • Protests erupt in Sacramento over police shooting of unarmed Stephon Clark
Protests erupt in Sacramento over police shooting of unarmed Stephon Clark

The fact that Clark took three to 10 minutes to die, with police waiting some five minutes to render aid, has further fueled anger and grief at his death. The family's attorney, Ben Crump, will on Friday release results of an independent autopsy . "The bigger question, even beyond this specific case, is if we should allow people to mute their mi...

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  • Mega Millions: $521 million jackpot numbers announced
Mega Millions: $521 million jackpot numbers announced

The jackpot will now reset to its starting value of $40 million or $24 million cash for the next drawing on April 3. "She doesn't let me down". One very lucky person who bought a Mega Millions ticket in New Jersey is now a multi-millionaire - he or she is the single victor of the $521 million jackpot.

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  • Brad: More cold air coming in
Brad: More cold air coming in

Showers and storms will become likely overnight Tuesday into early Wednesday morning. The first half of the weekend will feature highs in the mid-70s, but by the second half, we will be on either side of 80°! THE DULL, RAINY weather is set to persist throughout the Easter weekend , with frosty conditions, hail and wind forecast over the ...

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  • Mega Millions jackpot swells to $502 million
Mega Millions jackpot swells to $502 million

The jackpot has been accumulating for more than two months since its last victor on January 5 for $451 million. For Powerball , it's one in roughly 292 million. Mega Millions can be played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Sign your winning ticket and keep it in a secure place (such as a bank deposit box) until ready t...

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  • Amit Shah calls BJP's Yeddyurappa 'No. 1 in corruption,' corrects himself
Amit Shah calls BJP's Yeddyurappa 'No. 1 in corruption,' corrects himself

The video went viral and Congress leaders wasted no time in circulating it. "I want to tell Rahul Gandhi , that I might have made a mistake but the people of Karnataka will not". "We will be a step closer to Congress Mukth Bharata", BJP said in a tweet. "We agree that he (Malviya) should not have tweeted it". The press briefing began a few minut...

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  • Students meet with board of trustees after Howard U. financial aid scandal
Students meet with board of trustees after Howard U. financial aid scandal

In a statement on Friday afternoon , the board of trustees said it stood with Dr. Frederick on the handling of the financial aid matter and on his response to HU Resist's demands. So was student resistance. "Some things just didn't add up for us", Howard University Student Association President Jade Agudosi told The Post .

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  • Criminal Deportee Escapes ICE Custody at JFK Airport
Criminal Deportee Escapes ICE Custody at JFK Airport

An individual being deported by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents escaped custody at Kennedy Airport Tuesday night, according to Port Authority police. A man who was supposed to be deported on Tuesday, fled federal agents at JFK Airport's Terminal 4 and got away in a taxi. He was last seen wearing either a black or purple shirt, jean...

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  • Oklahoma lawmakers scramble to avert teacher walkout
Oklahoma lawmakers scramble to avert teacher walkout

Oklahoma ranks among the worst states when it comes to education funding and teacher pay. The Senate was also scheduled to take up the funding measure, caps on itemized deductions and the teacher pay scale. Oklahoma Senate leaders were checking votes Tuesday on a almost $450 million package of tax hikes that passed the House late Monday. The grou...

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  • China warns trade war will directly hit United States consumers & financial markets
China warns trade war will directly hit United States consumers & financial markets

The list is expected to be published within two weeks, then subject to a 30-day comment period and potential revisions by the U.S. Trade Representative's office after that period ends. This announcement did not mention Trump's latest tariffs , which follow an investigation into China's intellectual property practices and its harm to American...

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  • Mueller's Team Believes Rick Gates Knowingly Communicated With Former Russian Intel Officer
Mueller's Team Believes Rick Gates Knowingly Communicated With Former Russian Intel Officer

In it, prosecutors said that Gates and van der Zwaan were in touch with the ex-Russian intelligence officer, who also worked for Manafort's lobbying firm in Ukraine, in September and October 2016. Van Der Zwaan expressed remorse but asked for leniency in sentencing. The judge required him to stay in the Washington metropolitan area until his next c...

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  • Jaguar and Waymo join forces to build driverless I-Pace
Jaguar and Waymo join forces to build driverless I-Pace

Previously using Chrysler's Pacifica people-carrier and Google's pod vehicle - dubbed the "clown car" by some - and even a giant Peterbilt truck, the addition of the I-Pace is a crucial step forward both for Waymo but even more so for Jaguar, as it becomes the first established OEM to take the EV fight to Tesla and take the high ground as a who...

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  • 'Harsh or not harsh'; Twitter reacts on Smith, Warner one-year ban
'Harsh or not harsh'; Twitter reacts on Smith, Warner one-year ban

Bancroft was handed three demerit points and a 75% fine, while Warner was not sanctioned by the cricket governing body. David Warner: suspension of 12 months from all global and domestic cricket. Cameron Bancroft was given a nine-month ban for using sandpaper to rough the ball illegally. All players have the right to appeal their verdicts a...

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