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Opposition leader says sorry for 'racist' tweet

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Among other things, Zille also said: "Would we have had a transition into specialised health care and medication without colonial influence?" Zille - who is not a stranger to Twitter's ire - has since apologised for what "may have come across as a defence of colonialism". Read More »

Police Officer, 3 Others Killed In Northern Wisconsin Shootings

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Rothschild police first got a report about a problem around, 12:30 p.m. Officers responded to a call at the Marathon Savings Bank. They said they arrived to find two people with gunshot wounds and the suspect gone. Weiland, 40; Marathon Savings Bank employees Dianne M. Look , 67, and Karen L. Barclay , 62, and attorney Sara H. Quirt Sann , 43. The officers have been placed on paid, administrative leave, pending an investigation by the DOJ - Division of Criminal Investigation. Read More »

Friendly: Super Eagles to play French club side in May

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Two Super Eagles players have expressed their displeasure at the cancellation of Monday's global friendly against Burkina Faso, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. " However, the applications were still pending at the British Embassy in Morocco as at close of work on Friday, the last working day before match day in London ". Read More »

Schumer: Trump showed 'basic lack of competence' on health care bill

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Trump has spent five weekends at the resort he has nicknamed the "winter White House" since his inauguration, but he will be staying in Washington this weekend, reports the Sun Sentinel , which notes that Trump visits to south Florida can usually be predicted by the issuing of no-fly notices earlier in the week. Read More »

Fatal two vehicle collision closes Highway 9 near Oyen

Both vehicles ended up in the opposite ditches following the collision. The lone occupant of the smaller vehicle, an adult female, was pronounced dead at the scene. Traffic has been reduced to a single lane on Highway 43 as the RCMP Collision Analyst continues to investigate. No further details will be released until the woman's family is notified, but RCMP said they will update the public when traffic is no longer being re-routed. Read More »

Church calls work on Trump border wall 'Treason against the Homeland'

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While some Mexican companies stand to potentially benefit from the controversial infrastructure project, residents south of the border view the wall and Trump's repeated calls to have Mexico pay for it as offensive. The Desde la fe, which is the Archdiocese's weekly online publication, said the barrier would only feed prejudice and discrimination. "In practice, signing up for a project that is a serious affront to dignity is shooting yourself in the foot", Desde la fe wrote . Read More »

Russian Federation may be helping supply Taliban insurgents

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While both Bush and Obama Administrations made a big deal of trying to make Afghanistan self-sufficient, give or take a large annual subsidy to pay for their military, they don't appear to be getting any closer, with the Taliban seemingly as strong as ever, and the Afghan military, as ever, huge and impotent, and waiting for foreign troops to bail them out of mounting losses. Read More »

Watch Arjen Robben's teammates hysterically cry with laughter at

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His team-mates found the whole thing hilarious, with Xabi Alonso and Franck Ribery in particular in stitches at Robben's behaviour. The winger looked frustrated after he was ignored by Lewandowski during a Bayern attack and stomped past Ancelotti after he was replaced by Renato Sanches. Read More »

Seoul Welcomes UN Human Rights Resolution on N. Korea

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Malaysian police visited the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday in relation to the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. A progress report on the preservation of evidence is to be submitted to the Human Rights Council in March 2019, during the United Nations body's 40th annual meeting. Read More »

Woman Burnt Alive in Jodhpur For Protesting Cutting of Trees

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Speaking to news agency ANI , police officer Suresh Chaudhary stated that, "The sarpanch and other people poured petrol on her and burnt her alive". The body is in the mortuary. The body of the girl has been kept in MJH hospital in Jodhpur . "Considering the sensitivity of the matter, we have registered the complaint and have initiated an investigation", said Rathore adding that prime facie, the allegations have not been substantiated. Read More »

Dozens of puppies rescued from South Korean dog meat farm

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The Humane Society International is responsible for saving the dogs that would otherwise have been slaughtered. The dogs will be transported to several shelters in Maryland, Pennsylvania and NY. The team also reported that at least two of the animals had probably been former pets, who had been sold into the dog meat trade after their owners no longer wanted them. Read More »

Hong Kong prepares for new leader

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The move, which has already provoked anger and disbelief among democrats, heightened political tension in the Chinese-ruled city, with a protest rally to be held outside police headquarters in the Wanchai bar district on Monday night. Lam said she will discuss with people from various sectors on the development of Hong Kong , such as applying new resources in education, tackling housing problem and introducing new financial and tax measures. Read More »

Jaitley introduces four GST bills in Lok Sabha

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Also, amendments to the excise and Customs Act to abolish various cess as well as furnishing Bills for exports and imports under the new GST regime will be placed before the House. However, these bills will also be introduced and debated in the Rajya Sabha. "The government is committed to ensure the passage of GST in the ongoing Budget session", he said, according to ANI. Read More »

Sinai clashes leave 10 Egypt troops, 15 militants dead

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Three Egyptian military officers and seven soldiers were killed on March 23 during an operation against terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula. The military said the clashes broke out when soldiers raided "an extremely dangerous" jihadist hideout. Read More »

Sinn Fein breaks off Northern Ireland power-sharing talks

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He faces a choice between fresh elections, direct rule from London or maybe playing for time in the hope some compromise can be found. Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams says there has been no real progress in talks at Stormont. "That is the big change that has come about and it is amplified in many ways by Martin McGuinness's term in office: you do it for everybody". Sinn Fein won 27 seats in the 90-seat assembly in the March 2 election, while the DUP took 28, with unionist parties losing ... Read More »

Cyclone Debbie to force evacuation of 25000 low-lying Mackay residents

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The weather bureau said it was the most significant cyclone since Tropical Cyclone Yasi in 2011 in terms of both "size and extent". The story Evacuations, closures and sandbags as cyclone closes in first appeared on Brisbane Times . Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) commissioner Katarina Carroll said the biggest concern was not just the wind, but the rain and the storm surge that would follow. Read More »

Iraqi military pulls 61 bodies from Mosul as airstrikes probed

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It is also investigating allegations of civilian casualties during two recent airstrikes in Syria. Iraq will open up another front and isolate Mosul's Old City, where they have been fiercely battling with militants, a United States deputy commanding general for the coalition said . Read More »

Victims of the London terror attack

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She said she knew they had moved and that they were "very happy". Each person who filled the room in the Bountiful/Davis Art Center shared a unique connection with Cochran. One was an American tourist celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary and the other was a mother with Spanish and Cypriot roots on her way to collect her two young daughters. Read More »

Chinese premier visits New Zealand for trade talks

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In a column published on Monday in the New Zealand Herald, headlined "To New Zealand, with love", Li wrote that rising worldwide instability and uncertainty "have made it all the more important for China and New Zealand to work together to turn challenges into opportunities". Read More »

Why Health Care Can't Be Fixed

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And there may be even more states that will resurrect state legislative efforts to expand Medicaid . He also called it, "The largest Republican welfare plan in the history of the Republic Party". But Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan Friday pulled the ACHA legislation Friday, making, "Obamacare the law of the land" as he said. Read More »

Muslim Woman Targeted By Twitter Trolls After London Attack Speaks Out

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The image of a distressed Muslim woman at the sight of the London terror attack was used as a prop by prejudiced people, so the photographer broke the silence. Some disgusting hateful memes spreading re #Westminster of a young woman in hijab most likely in deep shock & calling family/friends. Twitter users were outraged after a troll targeted the hijab-wearing pedestrian on Westminster Bridge. Read More »

Dubai Police Car Can Go 253 miles per hour

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Besides having a top speed of 407 km/h, the Bugatti Veyron is powered by a 1,000-horsepower, 16-cylinder engine and goes from 0 to 97 km/h in just 2.5 sec. It's owned by a police department in Italy. Sultan said: "We're not looking to just show off with the auto, we're looking to show tourists how friendly the police is here in Dubai". Read More »

Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris headed to North Carolina

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That was evident following Kentucky's 75-73 Elite Eight loss to North Carolina on Sunday, when De'Aaron Fox struggled to find words in the moments after the heartbreaking loss. and the other at 8:30 p.m. "We want to go there and win it". And in the battle of unlikely heroes - the Wildcats' Isaac Humphries posted a career-high 12 points off the bench, looking like Tim Duncan for a few minutes after having scored two points in his last six games - it was Maye who came out on top. Read More »

Frustrated White House signals it's open to working with Democrats

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Schumer disagreed with Trump's assessment, telling Stephanopoulos the president "never called" Democrats about the bill. "We have ideas, they have ideas to try to improve ObamaCare", he said. He said that he's willing to work with Trump on health care but they have to "take repeal off the table". The bill failed to move forward, in part, because of objections of about 30 lawmakers with the Freedom Caucus. Read More »