• Incoming president of Peru under pressure to quit

    Incoming president of Peru under pressure to quit

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    Earlier on Friday, Kuczynski had threatened to rescind his resignation over a congressional bill that would designate him a traitor to Peru . Hours before Vizcarra arrived in Peru from Canada on Friday, thousands of protesters marched through downtown Lima to demand early elections in hopes of purging a political class widely seen as corrupt.
  • Sarkozy to appeal against curbs set over Gaddafi funding case

    Sarkozy to appeal against curbs set over Gaddafi funding case

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    Ziad Takieddine, 67, spoke out after the former president of France was taken into custody in the Paris suburb of Nanterre on Tuesday. After more than 24 hours in police custody, Mr Sarkozy , was indicted on Wednesday evening for "passive corruption", "illegal election campaign financing" and "concealment of embezzlement of Libyan public funds".
  • Wilshere ruled out of England friendly vs Netherlands

    Wilshere ruled out of England friendly vs Netherlands

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    Southgate had previously stated that any player who was not featuring regularly for his club side could not expect to play for his country. Often hard to please, England fans were not happy with Southgate's team selection for the game against the Netherlands - as many tried to work out the formation.
  • Pennsylvania School District Supplies Classrooms With Rocks To Combat School Shooters

    Pennsylvania School District Supplies Classrooms With Rocks To Combat School Shooters

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    Helsel says the district has no plans to arm teachers, however, Blue Mountain does have a maintenance employee who is trained and certified to work as school security and is armed. President Trump floated an NRA-backed idea to arm teachers. Some students and parents interviewed by the outlet were supportive of the idea. Society today is not what it used to be years ago, he said.
  • Senior US diplomat, Taiwan leader speak at Taipei event

    Senior US diplomat, Taiwan leader speak at Taipei event

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    A day earlier, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Alex Wong stressed that the USA commitment to the Taiwan people and their democracy has never been stronger. "This has showcased the US' unwavering commitment to Taiwan's continued safety and security", she said. According to Taiwanese defense officials, the Chinese carrier conducted drills in the East China Sea on Sunday and Monday.
  • Trump trade gambit tests 'friendship' with China's Xi

    Trump trade gambit tests 'friendship' with China's Xi

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    The United States has flouted trade rules with an inquiry into intellectual property and China will defend its interests, Vice Premier Liu He told U.S. The prospect of tariffs have raised concerns in the petrochemical and refining industries because they increase the risk of retaliation from other countries.
  • EU leaders agree onBrexit guidelines, set deadline on Ireland

    EU leaders agree onBrexit guidelines, set deadline on Ireland

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    These won't yet herald in extensive trade talks, only discussions on what the future relationship should look like. "I believe there is a new dynamic now in the negotiations. Both sides made concessions. "I welcome the fact that the EU Council this morning has agreed the details of the implementation period - that period after we leave the EU next March 2019 until the end of December 2020", she said.
  • Fire breaks out on top floors of hotel near Dublin airport

    Fire breaks out on top floors of hotel near Dublin airport

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    The fire was contained to the top seven floors, reports said, and the building was evacuated. There is no data about the victims and the dead yet. MEP Lynn Boylan said she believed "everyone is out of Metro Hotel and accounted for". It adds that access to personal belongings located in the hotel and apartments "is restricted" until clearance is received from emergency services.
  • OUTDOORS: New gun laws hold us hostage

    OUTDOORS: New gun laws hold us hostage

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    Nearly all countries that have implemented gun reform laws of any kind have seen a substantial reduction in gun deaths, and it is simple common sense to adopt this lesson from other countries. Dawson believes the recent gun violence isn't a gun problem, but a people problem. A majority of Americans continue to say gun laws should be made more strict, and a 47 percent plurality still say that Congress should take action to reduce mass shootings ― a slight downtick from 51 percent in the ...
  • Vancouver to join 100s of cities rallying against gun violence

    Vancouver to join 100s of cities rallying against gun violence

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    Then, years later, came the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in CT, she said, recalling the faces of the young children. Emiya Fanaeiau is also pushing for an end to gun violence. They'll march from West High to the State Capitol at 10 a.m., an hour before the students' march. "Through a series of events, we learned that we were not welcome", Robinson said.
  • Judge won't dismiss 'Apprentice' contestant suit vs. Donald Trump

    Judge won't dismiss 'Apprentice' contestant suit vs. Donald Trump

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    The decision by Justice Jennifer Schecter of the NY state court in Manhattan in favor of California restaurateur Summer Zervos , a former contestant on NBC's " The Apprentice ", raises the prospect that Trump might have to answer embarrassing questions in court about his behavior toward women.
  • Florida State Basketball: Seminoles Keep Rolling into the Elite Eight

    Florida State Basketball: Seminoles Keep Rolling into the Elite Eight

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    Against Florida State (23-11) on Saturday for a place in the Final Four, the challenge isn't just about matching up, it's about suspending the belief that the performance against the Aggies will magically come again. Baird, a former student-manager who had scored 2 points in the previous 37 games. The Wolverines won tonight by shooting the lights out at the Staples Center.
  • Yemen's Houthis confirm attack on Saudi-led coalition warplane

    Yemen's Houthis confirm attack on Saudi-led coalition warplane

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    But if the Trump administration doesn't use its influence with Saudi Arabia to help stop the suffering in Yemen, Congress should use its power over the federal purse to send the Saudis a message of its own. The deal includes some 6,700 US-built anti-tank missiles and support , maintenance and spare parts for American tanks, helicopters and other equipment already in Saudi Arabia's arsenal.
  • EU Vows More Measures Against Russia Over Nerve-Agent Attack

    EU Vows More Measures Against Russia Over Nerve-Agent Attack

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    Moscow hopes to minimize the negative impact on Russian-British ties provoked by the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy, Russia said on Friday. A number of member states are considering following Britain's lead and expelling Russian intelligence agents posing as diplomats, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying further coordinated actions were "necessary" to respond to the attack.
  • Asian markets routed on US-China trade war

    Asian markets routed on US-China trade war

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    United States stock futures also declined, signaling a further retreat for the S&P 500 Index after it tumbled 2.5 percent, the most in six weeks. Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports; Beijing hits backChina retaliated with reciprocal tariffs on $3 billion of imports from the USA immediately as US President Donald Trump slapped sanctions for the "theft" of intellectual property.
  • Sessions proposes rule to ban sale of bump stocks

    Sessions proposes rule to ban sale of bump stocks

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    A bump stock is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range in South Jordan, Utah, on October 4, 2017. It's unclear how the Justice Department is justifying the regulation change, as firearms outfitted with bump stocks still require multiple trigger pulls.