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Dead, Dozens Injured After Tornadoes, Storms Batter South

Flooding swept away a vehicle, drowning a woman in Missouri; a tree fell on a home killing a woman in Arkansas; and a death was reported in Sunday morning storms that raked Mississippi. A fire chief in Arkansas was killed in an accident Sunday morning while checking an area during a thunderstorm, the Cleburne County Sheriff's office said on its Facebook page. Read More »

Paul Ryan Says 'You Cannot Be Denied Coverage' for Pre-Existing Conditions

Democrats are united in opposition to the House bill. As a result, the instability that already exists in Obamacare's exchanges as insurers scale back around the country would only be increased. Separately, Health Secretary Tom Price told CNN's " State of the Union " that despite a CBO scoring of a previous American Health Care Act iteration showing $880 billion would be cut from Medicaid over 10 years, millions would "absolutely not" lose out on Medicaid because the bill goes about caring for ... Read More »

Would price cap pledged by Tories result in lower energy bills?

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Apart from British Gas, five of Britain's "Big Six" energy providers have all hiked prices over the past four months and all said increases in wholesale energy costs and rises in the cost of delivering Government policies, such as smart metering, renewables obligation and the capacity market, had an impact on their decision. Read More »

South Korea's ousted leader alone, kept in dark on election

The winning candidate in Tuesday's election will be officially sworn in as South Korea's new president after the election commission finishes the vote count and declares the victor Wednesday morning. Moon, whose campaign promises include a "National Interest First" policy, has struck a chord with people who want the country to stand up to powerful allies and neighbors. Read More »

Bomb wounds 20 at supermarket in southern Thailand

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Most of the wounded were discharged after receiving treatment but 21 with more serious injuries were hospitalised, Arun Prasertsuk, deputy director of Pattani Hospital told a local television channel. Two bomb blasts at a downtown shopping mall in southernmost Thailand injured 58 people on Tuesday, police said. The prolonged religious conflicts since 2004 have provoked daily violence in the Thai southern provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwwat. Read More »

Truth will triumph: Kejriwal on graft charges by Mishra

He is accusing Kejriwal of indulging in corruption, whose honesty has attracted thousands of workers to join him. The former Water Minister said he will meet Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials on Tuesday, give all evidence in support of the allegations and file an FIR. Read More »

Beer in hand, man shoots 7 at San Diego pool party

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I had just given her a hug maybe six minutes before the gunshots started", Drew Phillips , a guest at the party who witnessed the shooting, told PEOPLE . Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said a department helicopter arrived first and saw the suspect still in the pool area and said he appeared to be reloading. Read More »

China hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan to defuse border tension

The Afghan troops started shelling in Kali Luqman and Kali Jahangir area of Chaman district. But the Pakistani officials confirmed that the areas were situated within the Pakistani territory which could be verified from the Google maps. Sartaj Aziz, the foreign affairs adviser to Pakistani prime minister, told reporters neither side wants "any violence between our two countries or any loss of life". Read More »

Tecumseh, Oklahoma Police Department offering to test meth for gluten

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Another police department in Buena Park, California and one in Oklahoma posted similar offers on Facebook. - A police department in the Bay Area is offering its services to check meth for "deadly gluten". The post subsequently went viral, and has been shared more than 182,000 times as of Monday afternoon. Neither police department has said if anyone has taken advantage of the "offer". Read More »

Isis jihadist beheads 'Russian spy' in gruesome new video

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He is alleged to be Evgeny Petrenko, a Russian colonel of secret service the FSB, who ISIS previously threatened to behead as a "message to the people and President and Russia". "But during this I was discovered and arrested by the security services of the caliphate". "Even if it is a fake, it shouldn't be left without attention", Ozerov told Russia's Interfax news agency . Read More »

Prince Philip to step down from public duties

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According to CNN, the Duke of Edinburgh undertook over 200 public engagements during 2016, making him the fifth busiest member of the royal family . The palace said Prince Philip will continue heading numerous charitable organisations but will not play an active role attending engagements. Following the announcement, British Prime Minister Theresa May paid tribute to the prince. Read More »

Clashes at Kyiv "Immortal Regiment" ceremony

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In 2016, the "Immortal Regiment" marches saw 6.2 million people, she said. A wide range of Russian cities follow the tradition, which was initially started in the Siberian city of Tyumen 10 years ago. Up to 50,000 took to the streets of Vladivostok to join the regiment. The "Immortal Regiment" march in Moscow. Last year, the event was held in almost 40 countries, including the US, Germany, Britain, France, Austria, Italy, China, and Serbia - with the march in Belgrade being among one of ... Read More »

Almost 250 feared dead after two shipwrecks in Mediterranean Sea

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One person out of every 35 trying to cross the inland sea between northern Africa and Italy in 2017 has died out in the deep waters of the Mediterranean, the United Nations refugee agency reported today, calling for "credible alternatives to these risky crossings for people in need of worldwide protection". Read More »

Keith Olbermann Hails Sally Yates As An 'American Hero'

It's a significant time, especially if the National Security Advisor is any way a security threat to USA intelligence operations as was suggested by Ms. Yates said she doesn't know what the White House did with the information she gave them. The implication from both officials' testimonies was that there may, indeed, be evidence of collusion - this after months of the White House arguing that Clapper was clear there is no evidence. Read More »

Macedonian MPs attacked after 200 masked protesters storm parliament

In all, 77 people were injured, including 22 police officers, inside and outside the parliament, authorities said . Speaking at a news conference in the capital of Skopje , Zaev described the attack on him, which left him with blood pouring down his face from a cut in his forehead, as "attempted murder". Read More »

North Korea: N.Korea fires missile, defying US push for new sanctions

US and South Korean officials said the test, from an area north of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, appeared to have failed, in what would be North Korea's fourth successive unsuccessful missile test since March. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meanwhile warned the United States against using military force against North Korea . All options to respond to "further provocations must remain on the table", Tillerson said. Read More »

Syria FM Rejects UN Monitors For 'De-Escalation' Deal

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The minister gave no details on who would make up that police force. Al-Moallem also vowed that Syrian government forces would respond "decisively" to any violation or attack from the opposition's side. The agreement would initially last six months but could be extended by the guarantors. Russia , the main ally of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria and principal author of the agreement, had suggested when it was announced last week that outside powers could play a monitoring role. Read More »

Triple talaq violates Constitution, rights of women: Allahabad HC

No personal law is above the Constitution and triple talaq was a violation of the fundamental rights given to citizens under the Constitution's Articles 14, 15 and 21, the court said . It is sanctioned under the Muslim Personal Law that governs marriage, property and divorce. A five-member bench will be constituted by the top court to hear the matter. Read More »

N Korea's holding U.S. citizen 'concerning'

The detained victim, named Kim Hak-song, worked at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, the same university where USA citizen, Tony Kim, worked. State Department official who spoke anonymously to Yonhap said the meeting is not in any way affiliated with the Trump administration. It said his detention was not related to his work at the university and therefore it could not comment further. Read More »

Barack Obama Warned Donald Trump: Do Not Hire Michael Flynn

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His defense of timeline of Flynn's dismissal comes one day after Yates revealed during a dramatic Senate hearing that she delivered dire warnings to the White House counsel that Flynn was compromised because he misrepresented to senior administration officials his conversations with Russia's US ambassador. Read More »

Ismail Haniya elected new Hamas leader

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CNN's headline said: Hamas says it accepts '67 borders, but doesn't recognize Israel . In its founding charter , Hamas called for setting up an Islamic state in historic Palestine, or the territory between the Mediterranean and the Jordan River, which also includes Israel. Read More »

Prepare for World War 3, Anonymous says in new video

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The narrator cited US military threats against North Korea and President Donald Trump's pressure toward China, North Korea's traditional ally, to punish Pyongyang for its nuclear weapons program as paving the way for further USA action, while China's unwillingness to let go of its communist neighbor and opposition to US military presence in the region could result in retaliation. Read More »

North Korea says it detained a fourth US citizen

Kim Hak-song, an ethnic Korean who works at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ( PUST ), was detained Saturday on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the Kim regime, according to state media. Just last week, North Korea state media published an 1,800-word report accusing the US and South Korea of plotting to kill leader Kim Jong Un. Pyongyang's state-controlled news agency KCNA issued a lengthy statement on the anniversary of the congress, which "took place amid great ... Read More »