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Masood, who also fatally stabbed PC Keith Palmer outside Parliament, was shot dead by police. "Her health is steadily improving, and she has been strengthened by the presence of her family", Melissa's brother, Clint Payne, said . Calling what happened devastating, she described the Cochrans as very warm, friendly people and as a couple were inseparable. "There was a gap between the time when they were able to find out what was going on and as you could imagine that would be just ...
  • Kerala minister resigns over sexual misconduct charges

    Kerala minister resigns over sexual misconduct charges

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    NCP's Kerala unit today made a decision to recommend the name of businessman-turned-politician Thomas Chandy, MLA, as minister in the LDF cabinet in place of former Transport Minister A K Saseendran who resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • North Korea tests rocket engine

    North Korea tests rocket engine

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    The military defended Foal Eagle as a defensive training to enhance the alliance's preparedness to defend the South in case of armed conflict. North Korea may also have conducted another missile engine test Friday, CNN reported . But it stressed the evidence was not conclusive and the vehicles may have been there for other purposes. Possession of an ICBM could allow North Korea to threaten the continental United States, the officials said.
  • Man Who Drove Suspicious Car Near White House is Detained

    Man Who Drove Suspicious Car Near White House is Detained

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    Earlier on Saturday, another person was arrested after jumping over a bicycle rack in front of the White House . U.S. President Donald Trump was in Florida at the time of both incidents. The California man charged in the March 10 incident has been allowed to remain free while awaiting trial, though he was ordered to wear a Global Positioning System monitor.
  • Amarinder Singh to seek legal opinion on Navjot Singh Sidhu's TV stint

    Amarinder Singh to seek legal opinion on Navjot Singh Sidhu's TV stint

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    He has nevertheless expressed willingness to continue with his show, saying he has to earn a living for himself. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a special central government package to provide one-time loan waiver to the beleaguered, debt-ridden farmers of Punjab.
  • Hong Kong escalator reverses direction, injures 18

    Hong Kong escalator reverses direction, injures 18

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    The incident took place on a 45-metre long escalator , one of the longest in the city, which links the fourth floor with the eighth. Is is thought the two men, who work for Otis Elevator Company, could have altered the elevator's data records by reactivating the machine after the incident.
  • Trump to Sign Order on Tuesday Easing Energy Regulations

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    The rule took effect in 2015, but was stayed by the Supreme Court in February of 2016 pending the outcome of the legal challenge. "There is such a thing as being too late when it comes to climate change", Obama said when he announced the plan, according to Scientific American.
  • South Korea's Park apologizes, promises cooperation in graft investigation

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    Conservatives aligned with Park are beginning to rally around South Gyeongsang Province Governor Hong Joon-pyo, who declared his candidacy for her Liberty Korea Party over the weekend. Oct 31, 2016: State prosecutors arrest Choi on suspicion of exerting inappropriate influence over state affairs. Nov 29, 2016: In her third televised apology, Park asks parliament to decide how and when she could give up power over the scandal.
  • Trump's UN Envoy Seeks to Derail Nuclear Ban Conference

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    The United States, Britain and France are among nearly 40 countries that will not join talks on a nuclear weapons ban treaty starting at the United Nations on Monday, said U.S. Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the UN Office in Geneva Elayne Whyte Gómez will preside over the conference. The UN conference to negotiate a legally binding nuclear ban treaty was announced in October.
  • EU, US condemn 600 detentions at Moscow anti-corruption rally

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    The protests appeared to be the biggest in Russian Federation since a wave of anti-Kremlin demonstrations in 2011-2012. Despite the conviction, Navalny has declared himself a candidate for next year's presidential election, in which Putin is expected to seek a fourth term.
  • Striker Defoe could go to 2018 World Cup, says Southgate

    Striker Defoe could go to 2018 World Cup, says Southgate

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    So the debate raged on social media ... But although England struggled to kill this game off, they at least showed some invention albeit with a slight lack of quality at crucial times . With the result guaranteed, and the three points in England's pocket, the game slowed down to an even more relaxed pace. England's Jamie Vardy, 3rd right, scores his side's 2nd goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Lithuania at the Wembley Stadium in ...
  • South Korean Specialists Prepared to Load Sunken Sewol Ferry Onto Transport Ship

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    Relatives are hoping that those remains will be found inside the ferry. Salvaging the huge, corroded ferry from a channel notorious for unsafe currents has been a hard and expensive job. "We believe that it will take about 12 to 13 days to lift the ship and move it to Mokpo", said Lee Cheol-Jo, the ministry official in charge of the operation.
  • Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

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    Donald Trump, while campaigning to be president of the US, had said he would reverse Obama's decision. He declared it a "great day for American jobs ". Yet, the project still has a long way to go. "The Presidential Permit is only one part of a web of federal, state, and local permits that must be obtained prior to starting construction", said Fred Jauss, a former lawyer with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and partner at the worldwide law firm Dorsey & Whitney, in an interview ...
  • Trump Offers Condolences On American Death

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    Kurt Cochran was the lone American killed when a man used his auto to mow down pedestrians on the Westminster Bridge. "However, he was known to police and has a range of previous convictions for assaults, including GBH, possession of offensive weapons and public order offences".
  • Ousted Egyptian Leader Mubarak Freed from Jail

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    Earlier today Mr Mubarak was released from the Maadi Military Hospital in the capital where he has been detained for the past six years, his lawyer said. Mubarak ruled Egypt for almost three decades, culminating in a long-running trial in which he was sentenced to life in prison for conspiracy in the deaths of 239 people protesting his leadership.
  • Trump 'Concerns' About Settlements Remain As US-Israel Talks Continue

    Trump 'Concerns' About Settlements Remain As US-Israel Talks Continue

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    The Prime Minister's Office has denied Israeli media reports that Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's adviser on global relations, asked for a settlement freeze during meetings in Israel. Most countries view Israeli settlement activity as illegal and an obstacle to peace. Greenblatt led the USA delegation of National Security Council and State Department officials in both Washington and overseas.
  • NCAA Tournament: Five things to look for in Friday's games

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    It was November 12, 2013, and a bunch of fresh-faced SC rookies lost to Baylor, 66-64. SC has come a long way since the Gamecocks went 14-20 his freshman year and 17-16 (6-12 in the SEC) as a sophomore. "That's one thing that they pride their self about". In fact, they had an up-and-down Big 12 season, but they're capable of beating just about anyone.
  • OR upsets second-seeded Duke to reach first Sweet 16

    OR upsets second-seeded Duke to reach first Sweet 16

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    It's impressive to think surviving a plane crash is only the third most talked-about thing the MI basketball team has done over the last two weeks. "Obviously it has changed a lot, but we all know that it's not about that". Dylan Ennis , 6-2, Sr. Ennis is a solid scorer who averaged nearly 11 a game this year, but similar to his defensive performance against Mitchell, MAAR just needs to force Ennis into long, contested jumpers.
  • Buddy Dyer: 'What Markeith Loyd did deserves the death penalty'

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    Gov. Rick Scott did the right thing Thursday with his order that took the case away from Ayala and gave it another state attorney who will pursue the death penalty if Loyd is found guilty. Clayton", the sheriff said. Florida lawmakers previous year rushed to address the ruling . In a Facebook post , he says not going after the death penalty appalling and reprehensible.
  • Switzerland bans meat imports from four Brazilian sites

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    Shipments of corned beef from Brazil will continue into Canada and the US with no regulatory changes at this time. The center said that it was taking the precaution despite the fact that no inspection in the past three years has ever flagged meat or poultry imports from Brazil .
  • French minister probed for hiring daughters as aides

    French minister probed for hiring daughters as aides

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    He had offered his resignation earlier in the day to the president, François Hollande, who accepted it. A month before the first round of the presidential election in France , center-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon is also under investigation for employing his family, although on a somewhat larger scale.
  • NI Assembly To Pay Tribute To Martin McGuinness

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    As Sinn Fein's chief negotiator, Martin McGuinness steered the movement towards the peace process and surprised many by entering into power sharing with the DUP's Ian Paisley and going on to shake hands with the Queen. The IRA's attempt to assassinate then-prime minister Margaret Thatcher was among the most notorious of numerous attacks on the British mainland during the decades of violence known as the Troubles.
  • Raid on Damascus shatters hopes of end to Syrian war

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    A spokesman for the main rebel group behind the attack, Failaq al Rahman, said they had retaken all the positions they lost to the Syrian army on Monday. Clashes on Sunday and Monday killed at least 72 people, including 38 government soldiers and 34 rebels, according to the Observatory. The attacks came as Syria marked six years since the start of the civil war, which has claimed the lives of 320,000 people .