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His arguments largely mimic a lawsuit he filed in January challenging the authority of special counsel Robert Mueller to prosecute him. The White House recently acceded to one of Kyiv's most urgent requests, approving the sale of antitank missiles for "defensive" purposes in the war that has bogged down, both militarily and diplomatically, into a quagmire of competing interests.
  • China congratulates Nepal President Bhandari on re-election

    China congratulates Nepal President Bhandari on re-election

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    The vote bank of the Nepali Congress accounts for 11,428, with 76 seats in the Parliament and 113 in the Provincial Assemblies. The 56-year-old President won since her nomination was backed by the ruling Left of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre) alliance, the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal, and other fringe parties alliance.
  • Philippines to Withdraw from the ICC Immediately: Duterte

    Philippines to Withdraw from the ICC Immediately: Duterte

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    Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo said Duterte felt the ICC had become "a tool of oppression, a tool of harassment". Duterte, however, announced Wednesday that he was withdrawing the Philippine ratification of the Rome Statute "effective immediately", citing "a concerted effort" by Bensouda and United Nations human rights officials "to paint me as a ruthless and heartless violator of human rights".
  • It rains diamonds and gold bars in Russian Federation as aircraft loses door

    It rains diamonds and gold bars in Russian Federation as aircraft loses door

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    According to local reports, the plane's hatch door snapped during lift-off. Some reports suggest the staff who prepared the plane for takeoff may be to blame for the glitch. The plane safely landed at an airfield in the village of Magan, 12 kilometers from Yakutsk. The crew were headed for Krasnoyarsk, on the way to Kupol Gold Mine, a gold and silver mine in the Bilibinsky District of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug of Russian Federation.
  • Ford Recalls 1.3 Million Vehicles Because Their Steering Wheels May Fall Off

    Ford Recalls 1.3 Million Vehicles Because Their Steering Wheels May Fall Off

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    If that's not fixed, the steering wheel could detach from the vehicle, causing the driver to lose the ability to steer. The recall over the steering wheel problem applies to 2014-18 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles. In all, 1,378,637 vehicles are affected by the recall in North America, including 62,479 in Canada. Ford isn't the only manufacturer to issue a recall for steering wheels coming off.
  • Assam DGP (Border) visits Hailakandi district

    Assam DGP (Border) visits Hailakandi district

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    The Assam Police denied the charge and guaranteed that the nonconformists were just pushed back when they endeavored to interfere into the state. Kolasib district magistrate R. Assam and Mizoram have a long-standing boundary dispute and there had been tension in the Hailakandi-Kolasib region several times in the past. Everything was quiet along the Assam - Mizoram border front with no report of any untoward incident today.
  • Strikes to continue as UCU reject proposed deal

    Strikes to continue as UCU reject proposed deal

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    The UCU agreed on Monday to an interim solution, in which both employers and employees would be required to pay higher pension contributions over a three-year transitional period. UCU's greatest strength is that we are run for our members'. Nationally tens of thousands of OU workers are joining the 15 days of strike action. Academics from dozens of universities have spoken out over the deal's "transitional benefit arrangement", which revisits the defined benefit cap of £42,000 - among ...
  • Man who claimed link to Natalee Holloway case killed in stabbing

    Man who claimed link to Natalee Holloway case killed in stabbing

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    Ludwick recently claimed to have known the location of Holloway's remains. Ludwick, of Port Charlotte, died after he was stabbed attempting to kidnap a woman, according to North Port police officials. Her disappearance sparked years of news coverage. Ludwick said he and van der Sloot spent hours crushing Holloway's bones and later burned her skull.
  • IDF Hits Back After Gaza Terrorists Set Off Bombs

    IDF Hits Back After Gaza Terrorists Set Off Bombs

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    No casualties were reported, AFP said. The army would not immediately comment on how close Israeli troops were to the blast. No injuries were reported. "It appears that there was also an attempt to fire RPG rockets toward the force", Conricus said. Following February's IED attack, senior defense officials have released public statements in Arabic and Hebrew aimed at Gaza's population, warning residents not to approach the fence.
  • Israel strikes Gaza after bombs planted near border

    Israel strikes Gaza after bombs planted near border

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    Shortly after sunrise, there were four explosions along the border, which slightly damaged the Israeli frontier barrier, he said. The Gazan Health Ministry said that at least two people were wounded in the clashes, with at least eight other Gazans injured by Israeli fire during protests elsewhere in the coastal enclave.
  • Dybala double returns Juventus to Serie A summit

    Dybala double returns Juventus to Serie A summit

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    The win propelled Juventus to the top of the Serie A table with 71 points, one more than Napoli , who played out a goalless draw with Inter Milan . Elsewhere, Andre Silva came off the bench to head in a dramatic victor as AC Milan bounced back from Thursday's Europa League loss to Arsenal by edging to a 1-0 win at Genoa .
  • Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key join movie Wendell and Wild

    Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key join movie Wendell and Wild

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    Peele is also writing the script with Selick and author Clay McLeod Chapman - Selick and McLeod Chapman are collaborating on a middlegrade novel of the same name to be published by Simon & Schuster in step with the film's release. While Peele is planning a series of "social thrillers" in the vein of Get Out , it's his reunion with his old Key and Peele co-creator Keegan Michael Key that is getting fans all in a tizzy.
  • Unilever chooses single base in Netherlands in blow to May

    Unilever chooses single base in Netherlands in blow to May

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    RBC analyst James Edwardes Jones said Unilever's announcement isn't a big deal for investors. At 8.23am shares in the company were down just 0.67% to £37.95. Unilever, which employs some 169,000 people around the world, owns more than 400 household brands that also include Dove soaps, Knorr soups, Lipton tea and Magnum ice cream.
  • Slovak PM 'ready to quit' over journalist killing

    Slovak PM 'ready to quit' over journalist killing

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    Fico says he is ready to resign if the next prime minister is from his leftist Smer-Social Democracy party and presents his or her name Thursday. The killing of 27-year-old reporter Jan Kuciak , who investigated fraud involving businessmen with political ties, has fuelled public anger over corruption and led to the biggest protests in the central European nation since the fall of communism almost three decades ago.
  • Rihanna Calls Out Snapchat For Promoting Domestic Abuse

    Rihanna Calls Out Snapchat For Promoting Domestic Abuse

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    The ad - posted for the "Would You Rather" game on Snapchat and only visible to U.S. users - seemed to reference the 2009 assault involving the two singers. The ad even captured former first daughter Chelsea Clinton's attention on Twitter . "Awful that anyone thinks this is appropriate". According to Snapchat's terms and conditions, advertisers and users are prohibited from posting any content "depicting excessive violence, including the harming of animals" along with ads that are ...