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FROST ADVISORY in effect for all of our counties. Those with agricultural interests are advised to harvest or protect tender vegetation. It begins at 2 a.m. "Sweatshirts, jeans and heavier jackets may be needed when heading out for any evening activities or sporting events", AccuWeather Meteorologist Brett Rathbun said.
  • Girls Who Code founder blasts Ivanka for mention in book

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    This slippage not only hurt the popularity of Donald Trump. Morrison's quote is far from the only one Trump included in her book that lacked context or consent of the people being quoted. But when CNN caught up with the conservationist, her tone wasn't conservative. "I hope that Ms. Trump will stand with us to value and cherish our natural world", Goodall said in a statement.
  • Syrian government supports de-escalation zones - foreign ministry

    Syrian government supports de-escalation zones - foreign ministry

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    Regarding the issue, President Erdoğan said that he hopes the creation of de-escalation zones in five Syrian regions, including Idlib, will solve 50 percent of the conflict in Syria. The town has been the scene of several attacks, some claimed by the Islamic State group. A video of the aftermath of Wednesday's explosion posted online by the Azaz Media Center shows charred cars and firefighters struggling to put out a blaze.
  • FBI chief says he had to tell Congress of Clinton email news

    FBI chief says he had to tell Congress of Clinton email news

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    Clinton said on Tuesday her election bid was derailed in part by Comey's announcement about the renewed probe of her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. " FBI Director Comey was the best thing that ever happened to Hillary Clinton in that he gave her a free pass for many bad deeds!" Some Republicans defended Comey's actions and pressed him about what evidence underpins accusations of the Trump campaign contacts with Russian Federation.
  • Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza

    Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza

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    General strike held in solidarity with hunger striking prisoners as Fatah party calls for " day of rage " on Friday. Media Committee of Freedom and Dignity collective hunger strike confirmed that the health condition of Barghouti has severally deteriorated.
  • Erdogan rejoins Turkey's ruling AKP party after 3-year absence

    Erdogan rejoins Turkey's ruling AKP party after 3-year absence

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    However, an amendment that reverses a requirement for the president to be neutral and cut ties with their party came into effect immediately, allowing Erdogan to return to the Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party, or AKP. According to official results, the Yes campaign won with 51.41 percent, while the No vote stood at 48.59 percent in the referendum. "Turkey is not their (the EU's) doorman", he added.
  • YPG militants target Turkish army posts from Syria border town

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    The U.S. -backed Kurdish forces in northern Syria are threatening to pull out of the anti-ISIS coalition if the U.S. won't protect them from Turkish airstrikes on their positions. "We made very clear to the Turkish government at very high levels our deep concern about the actions they took the other day", Toner said. Reuters reported that a USA military officer accompanied YPG commanders on a tour of the targeted sites later on April 25, a visit that demonstrated the close partnership ...
  • Things we learned from Trump's 100-day interview

    Things we learned from Trump's 100-day interview

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    As the world waited to see if Kim Jong un will conduct another nuclear test, Pyongyang escalated its bellicose rhetoric Thursday by releasing a unnerving video depicting a simulation of rocket attacks on the U.S. US ally South Korea revealed on Wednesday its progress on installing the primary parts of a USA missile defense system known as the Terminal High-Altitude Defense System, or THAAD.
  • May says Corbyn victory 'could happen' as she warns over voter complacency

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    The party's leader at Westminster, Angus Robertson MP, said: "When Theresa May comes to Scotland, she needs to tell pensioners they will get what is rightfully theirs". "This election is a chance to change the direction of our country and put an end to the SNP's obsession with independence". He added: "I've always thought Theresa May's main problem in the House of Commons is not actually the Remainers, they are the Brexiteers, who disposed of three other leaders of the Tory party within ...
  • Congress reaches funding deal - for now

    Congress reaches funding deal - for now

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    If the budget is not passed by midnight Friday, it would be the first United States federal government shutdown since 2013. The agreement contains increases in spending on defense and border security, which will allow Republicans to claim a political win, while it does not have any cuts to Planned Parenthood or any of Democrats' other "poison pill" non-negotiables, according to aides familiar with the deal.
  • Emmanuel Macron on risky hunt for blue-collar votes against Marine Le Pen

    Emmanuel Macron on risky hunt for blue-collar votes against Marine Le Pen

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    The poll , conducted by Elabe, was published Monday and shows Macron with a commanding lead in the second round vote with 64 per cent of the vote while Le Pen has 36 per cent. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is defending his campaign platform in a heated impromptu meeting outside a factory with workers who face losing their jobs to a plant in Poland .
  • Fatah calls 'Day of Rage' to support Palestinian hunger-strikers

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    A Palestinian protester hurls stones towards Israeli troops during clashes at a protest in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, in the West Bank village of Beita, near Nablus April 28, 2017. Attorneys who had scheduled authorized visits with their clients were surprised to discover that the IPS has cancelled their meetings for a variety of illegal pretexts relating to the prisoner's participation in the hunger strike, it said.
  • Kevin O'Leary quits Conservative leadership race, supports Maxime Bernier

    Kevin O'Leary quits Conservative leadership race, supports Maxime Bernier

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    He's supporting Maxime but I can't support Maxime. The Conservative party said Tuesday there are 259,010 members eligible to vote. "O'Leary is now backing Mr. President Donald Trump who has said he wants it gone too. "O'Leary has helped to raise interest in the leadership race, and drawing new members to the party".
  • Obama Jabs That Obamacare Is More Popular Than Trump

    Obama Jabs That Obamacare Is More Popular Than Trump

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    According to TMZ , Goodwin asked Obama how he handled frustrating moments at the White House. She mentioned Lincoln would write angry letters and then put them in a desk and not mail them. Mr Obama has largely kept his silence. I bet you anything he brings up Obama's fee for speaking at the event. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said she was "troubled" by the big-ticket talk.
  • Dramatic Video Shows Moments of Paris Shooting

    Dramatic Video Shows Moments of Paris Shooting

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    One officer was killed, as was the gunman, who was carrying a note defending the Islamic State group, a Paris prosecutor said. As well as the assault rifle used in the attack, a pump action shotgun and knives were in his vehicle, Molins said.
  • China talks about moon outpost with European Space Agency

    China talks about moon outpost with European Space Agency

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    It may be noted here that NASA and many other government-run as well as private entities are making efforts to colonize the Red Planet sometime in the future. Speaking at a conference in January, Mr Wörner said: "For me, the Moon village is already more or less a fact. No, that would be misleading". "In the Moon Village we would like to combine the capabilities of different spacefaring nations, with the help of robots and astronauts".
  • French court refuses to extradite Kosovo ex-prime minister

    French court refuses to extradite Kosovo ex-prime minister

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    A French court today rejected a request by Serbia to extradite former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, who Belgrade accuses of committing war crimes during the 1998-1999 war in the Serbian Kosovo. "Once again it is proven that the slanders of the Serb secret services against the Kosovo Liberation Army (the wartime guerrilla force) are unfounded and not taken into consideration by the democratic world", he said in a statement.
  • Turkey strikes at Kurds in Syria, Iraq

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    Dorrian spoke hours after the Turkish embassy in Washington issued a statement from the country's Foreign Ministry detailing what it said were the steps Turkey took to make the United States and other countries active in Syria aware of its plans, saying the United States and Russian Federation were "duly informed through both military and diplomatic channels".
  • Coroner says autopsy of dead girl inconclusive

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    The Will County Sheriff's Office say Semaj ML Crosby was reported missing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Semaj's body was discovered around midnight in her Joliet Township home. Will County Sheriff's Department Deputy Chief Rick Ackerson said during a news conference that the child's death was "suspicious," but that an autopsy is not yet complete.
  • Husband charged with wife's murder as her Fitbit unravels his alibi

    Husband charged with wife's murder as her Fitbit unravels his alibi

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    He told detectives that she was killed by a home intruder in the U.S. state of CT on 23 December 2015. Her husband Richard says that his wife was killed by an intruder who also tied him up and assaulted him. The Dabate home where Connie Dabate was tracked walking around on her Fitbit an hour after her husband said she was killed. Furthermore, according to the investigators, the woman was quite active that morning on Facebook, browsing and uploading posts at 9:40 am and, respectively, at ...
  • Over 1000 detained in raids across Turkey over links to Gulenist group

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    Over 1,000 Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO) suspects were arrested in simultaneous police raids across Turkey, the Interior Minister said on Wednesday. The arrests, announced by Turkey's interior ministry, come as Turkey is facing intense worldwide scrutiny for its policies after the public narrowly approved sweeping new powers for Erdogan in a referendum held April 16.
  • USA lawmakers look to Trump administration briefing for clear North Korea strategy

    USA lawmakers look to Trump administration briefing for clear North Korea strategy

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    We are engaging responsible members of the worldwide community to increase pressure on the DPRK in order to convince the regime to de-escalate and return to the path of dialogue. Earlier Admiral Harry Harris, head of US Pacific Command, said the US would be ready "with the best technology" to defeat any missile threat. The U.S.is sending the Vinson to waters near the Korean Peninsula in a show of force amid concerns about North Korea's nuclear and missile development.
  • Braves top Padres 4-2 as Dickey pitches in 3rd Atlanta park

    Braves top Padres 4-2 as Dickey pitches in 3rd Atlanta park

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    Donaldson leaves game • Toronto Blue Jays slugger Josh Donaldson left Thursday's game against Baltimore in the fifth inning after aggravating the sore right calf that caused him to miss Tuesday's home opener. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Braves are -150 money line favorites versus the Padres , who have odds of +135 to pull off the upset tonight in Atlanta .