• Commonwealth Games: Cameroonian Athletes disappear from Games Village
Commonwealth Games: Cameroonian Athletes disappear from Games Village

The Australian Associated Press quoted Cameroon team manager Victor Agbor Nso as saying weightlifter Olivier Matam and boxers Ndzie Tchoyi and Simplice Fotsala had been due to compete Tuesday but could not be found. "But this is obviously an issue that Team Cameroon is monitoring very, very closely". "While it's depleting we still have pl...

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  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

The stock increased 0.64% or $0.476 during the last trading session, reaching $75.346. About 6,760 shares traded. Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 insider sales for $45.88 million activity. Laurion Cap Mgmt LP holds 14,038 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.15, from 0.76 in 2017Q3. 48 investors sold ...

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  • Boehner Joins Advisory Board For Marijuana Company
Boehner Joins Advisory Board For Marijuana Company

Boehner said in a statement his position "has evolved" from opposing to supporting legalization of marijuana. Boehner is joined on the board of advisers by former MA governor Bill Weld , a Republican who left office in 1997 and was former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson's running mate in 2016 on the libertarian party ticket.

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  • Troops On The Texas-Mexico Border; Reducing Dementia Risk With Exercise
Troops On The Texas-Mexico Border; Reducing Dementia Risk With Exercise

Meanwhile, authorities in Democratic-led California, another border state, has remained mum on any commitment of troops to the border security effort. Some of those will be sent to the Rio Grande Valley, including Roma, Texas. Picture: Border wall prototypes are seen near San Diego on 12th March.

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  • Girls jump from balcony of dance studio to escape fire
Girls jump from balcony of dance studio to escape fire

But when the ladder tips over, several of the children leap off the balcony as the men yell "jump!" Young dancers fall from their dance studio on the second story as a fire tore through the building in Edgewater, N.J., on Monday evening.

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  • Yogi government installs saffron statue of Dr BR Ambedkar
Yogi government installs saffron statue of Dr BR Ambedkar

However, the statue was saffron rather than the usual blue. It had also made it mandatory to instal statues of Dr Ambedkar in all government offices. But now Gautam has no answer as to why he repainted the statue to blue overnight. After a protest, the district administration brought a new statue from Agra and installed it. But then BSP district ...

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  • Hungary election: Viktor Orban claims landslide victory
Hungary election: Viktor Orban claims landslide victory

Orban told a crowd of supporters gathered on the bank of the Danube just before midnight. The promise to move swiftly against global NGOs highlighted the growing European Union divisions over Viktor Orban , the controversial Hungarian prime minister, who has repeatedly attacked Brussels for its handling of the 2015 refugee crisis and the impos...

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  • Ethics Office Urges EPA to Investigate, Address Concerns about Pruitt
Ethics Office Urges EPA to Investigate, Address Concerns about Pruitt

Embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt is facing opposition from the federal government's Office of Government Ethics (OGE). Apol said the EPA needed to "take action to appropriately address any violations". " Scott Pruitt has faced an unprecedented amount of death threats against him and these threat assessments are conducted within (the Office of ...

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  • Commonwealth Games 2018: Controversial 100m final finish defended by officials
Commonwealth Games 2018: Controversial 100m final finish defended by officials

A stumbling Blake struggled for balance and by the time he regained it, the race was over, leaving him disappointed with the bronze and a time of 10.19. "When you have a terrible start like that you have to keep to your race plan but he threw it away and began racing like a kid in the schoolyard", four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson told BBC...

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  • Concerns as China in talks with Vanuatu about South Pacific military base
Concerns as China in talks with Vanuatu about South Pacific military base

That would build up to a permanent arrangement, the SMH reports. China has already financed a new wharf on the north island of Espiritu Santo, as well as an upgrade to the worldwide airport in the capital of Port Vila , fuelling speculation the superpower is laying the foundations for further influence in the region.

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  • FIR against lawyers for blocking chargesheet in Kathua rape and murder case
FIR against lawyers for blocking chargesheet in Kathua rape and murder case

Slogans of "Crime branch go back" were also raised by members of the Kathua bar association. An eight-year-old girl from the Bakerwal community was raped and murdered on January 10. A minor was initially arrested in relation to the case. The High Court Bar Association in Jammu , supported by various organizations, called for a Jammu bandh on...

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  • Hamilton and Angels in America Score Big Wins at the Olivier Awards
Hamilton and Angels in America Score Big Wins at the Olivier Awards

Olivier-winning choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne said the omission was "unforgivable", while actor Christopher Biggins called it "disgraceful". Her sentiments were echoed by theatre PR Kevin Wilson, who said it was "truly shameful that Sir Peter Hall was missed off the RIP section".

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  • Nepal for ties based on mutual respect
Nepal for ties based on mutual respect

Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli said on Sunday that his visit to India was productive in building mutual trust between the two countries. It was a visit aimed at repairing the trust deficit, leading in turn, to a reset in ties between India and Nepal.

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  • Europa League Wrap: Arsenal, Atletico And Lazio Earn Advantage
Europa League Wrap: Arsenal, Atletico And Lazio Earn Advantage

Both scorers took advantage of sloppy defending, with Diego Costa setting up Koke for the opener while Griezmann capitalised on an error by fellow Frenchman Jeremy Mathieu to fire a crisp low shot into the bottom corner. "Indeed, we think we're even [with Sporting] for this qualifying round, Sporting have a great coach, a very capable man, the team...

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  • Palestinian Shot After Allegedly Attempting to Stab Israeli in West Bank
Palestinian Shot After Allegedly Attempting to Stab Israeli in West Bank

In a statement on Saturday, the Palestinian ministry said 79 injured Palestinians were in a serious condition. Despite worldwide criticism of Israel's violent repression of unarmed protesters, the country's Defence Minister warned the protesters and said it would not change its open fire policy .

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  • Sergei Skripal's dead cat and guinea pigs were 'important witnesses'
Sergei Skripal's dead cat and guinea pigs were 'important witnesses'

State TV announced on Wednesday evening that the conversation had taken place, saying it had been passed a recording of it by Yulia's cousin, Viktoria Skripal, and could not vouch for its authenticity. The UK Foreign Office said Thursday that Yulia Skripal has so far declined the Russian Embassy's offer of consular assistance following the attack.

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  • Man arrested in violent armed robbery from March
Man arrested in violent armed robbery from March

Police later learned that one of the victim's debit cards was used at a Walgreens in Racine to purchase a gift card. According to the criminal complaint, Apel drove a auto with Beske and the 16-year-old to Columbus to buy marijuana, where they picked up an 18-year-old Columbus man.

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  • Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Apache crash
Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Apache crash

The crew of the AH-64E Apache helicopter were conducting routine training exercises when the crash occurred on Friday night, according to an Army statement posted to Fort Campbell's Facebook page. The names of the soldiers will be released 24 hours after their loved ones receive notice. Earlier this week, the military experienced three crashes in...

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  • Correspondents' Association head didn't know Trump would be announcing dinner decision Friday
Correspondents' Association head didn't know Trump would be announcing dinner decision Friday

The White House said Mr Trump will "actively encourage" members of his administration to attend the dinner which celebrates the First Amendment of freedom of speech and religion in the United States Constitution. Pictured above is Trump at the White House on April 5, 2018. "So much of the media is dishonest and corrupt!" he wrote. Amid his an...

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  • West Bengal BJP To Approach Supreme Court For Free, Fair Panchayat Polls
West Bengal BJP To Approach Supreme Court For Free, Fair Panchayat Polls

BJP general secretary Sayantan Basu told newsmen at Suri in Birbhum district there was information that the TMC had "engaged people having links with the banned Students Islamist Movement of India and terror outfit Islamic State to prevent its members from filing nominations".

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  • US stocks lower on escalating US-China trade dispute
US stocks lower on escalating US-China trade dispute

Beijing hit back against US plans to impose tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods, retaliating with a list of similar duties on key American imports including soybeans, planes, cars, beef and chemicals . The Trump administration on Tuesday released a list of 1,300 imported Chinese products, including industrial robots and telecoms gear, subject...

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  • Sen. Shaheen: EPA chief Scott Pruitt should resign
Sen. Shaheen: EPA chief Scott Pruitt should resign

Dravis came to the EPA after serving with Pruitt as general counsel of the Republican Attorneys General Association. The White House, the Atlantic reported , declined to approve the raises for the political appointees - but Pruitt's office reportedly found a way to make the raises possible anyways.

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  • Magnitude 6 quake hits Mindanao areas
Magnitude 6 quake hits Mindanao areas

Thursday, April 5, 2018. The Los Angeles Fire Department is now surveying the Los Angeles area for any damages or injuries, Chief Ralph Terrazas said in a Twitter post . Previous year Philippines have been struck several times with earthquakes in April. A CalTech seismologist wasn't surprised Santa Clarita residents felt the quake in our...

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  • Sierra Leone Presidential polls: Buhari congratulates Bio on his victory
Sierra Leone Presidential polls: Buhari congratulates Bio on his victory

Bio is to take office as Sierra Leone's fifth President having won the run-off election with more than 92,000 vote margin against his APC counterpart. For him if there was "anyone sent to rig an election it would not be and should not be a former President of Ghana". On the streets of Freetown, Bio supporters celebrated his victory and what the...

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  • United Kingdom pensioner arrested for murder after burglar stabbed to death
United Kingdom pensioner arrested for murder after burglar stabbed to death

Henry Vincent, 37, from Kent, was stabbed during a break-in at the home of pensioner, Richard Osborn-Brooks , 78, in Hither Green on Wednesday. Police said the armed suspect, a 38-year-old man, forced the homeowner into his kitchen while the other suspect went upstairs.

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  • Sally Pearson expected to pull out of Commonwealth Games
Sally Pearson expected to pull out of Commonwealth Games

Absolutely gutted. "There were a lot of tears flowing". "(I've been) going through the numb phase first then the crying phase and then speaking to Craig and Paul and double and triple checking it was the right decision". It's up to her, ' he said, according to The Courier Mail . Pearson confessed to doubts in the lead-up to the Gold Coast Ga...

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  • Zuckerberg says he is right person to lead Facebook despite 'mistakes'
Zuckerberg says he is right person to lead Facebook despite 'mistakes'

Zuckerberg noted that as long as there's money to be made from the data his $448bn business collects, the Cambridge Analyticas of the world will be all too happy to take it. Unlike previous banning sprees, Wednesday's deletion of 270 accounts and pages from Facebook and Instagram was "not based on the content" and included predominantly Russian-l...

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  • Thunderbirds' pilot dies in crash over Nevada training range
Thunderbirds' pilot dies in crash over Nevada training range

According to an Air Force statement , the crash happened about 10:30 a.m., prompting a response from emergency personnel. A spokesperson for the U.S. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the four U.S. Marines from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing who lost their lives in yesterday's Southern California helicopter crash ".

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  • Pak PM Abbasi accuses India of launching 'brutal crackdown' in Kashmir
Pak PM Abbasi accuses India of launching 'brutal crackdown' in Kashmir

He was addressing the joint session of Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) Legislative Assembly and PaK Council in Muzaffarabad on Wednesday. "The Indian forces have been unleashing a wave of terror on innocent Kashmir people over the last seven decades but they have miserably failed to suppress their voice".

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  • Jeremy Corbyn criticised for attending event hosted by far-Left Jewish group
Jeremy Corbyn criticised for attending event hosted by far-Left Jewish group

Jeremy Corbyn is facing fresh questions over his commitment to tackling anti-Semitism as the Labour leader defended his decision to attend a Seder with a radical Jewish group. "We have to take that seriously, and we have to take every allegation of anti-Semitism seriously even if sometimes people opportunistically seize upon anti-Semitism as an is...

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