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But this time he was a Democratic U.S. senator addressing the Republican National Convention in support of George W. Bush over his own party's presidential nominee, John Kerry , earning the ire of many Democrats. Both men got their political starts as conservative Democrats in the civil rights era. Today, more than 1.8 million students have gone to college in Georgia on HOPE Scholarships and more than 1.6 million four-year olds have begun their education through Georgia's Pre-K Program.
  • Auto bomb in Afghanistan kills at least 12, injures dozens

    Auto bomb in Afghanistan kills at least 12, injures dozens

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    There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest bombing, but similar attacks in Lashkar Gah have been attributed to the Taliban. Further details were awaited. The explosion occurred after celebrations over the Afghan New Year were winding down and revelers were on their way home, he added. Large areas of Helmand province are under Taliban control, but government forces and United States airstrikes have prevented Lashkar Gah from falling to the group.
  • Akash Ambani engaged to Shloka Mehta, to tie knot in December

    Akash Ambani engaged to Shloka Mehta, to tie knot in December

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    For past few days, there has a been many speculations that Akash will marry Shloka in December later year. In an interview to a newspaper, Akash's mother confirmed that the they are set to marry soon. The ceremony is said to have taken place in Goa on Saturday. Though the two families have been talking to each other for the wedding for sometime now, the plans were formalised at the Goa event, which was planned before Holi.
  • Hundreds search for eggs at the Crossroads Community Church Easter Egg Hunt

    Hundreds search for eggs at the Crossroads Community Church Easter Egg Hunt

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    More than 300 kids came out for the event. Hundreds of kids and parents gathered at Pugh Bourne park for a massive egg hunt Saturday morning. His mother, Shirley Torna, said the egg hunt was "awesome". Please bring a basket to the event. "When we say go, they take off, it's really cute". They bring their dogs, the dogs enjoy it, it's fun to see. David Burt and his wife Kristin were the hosts for the event, which featured games, dances and photographs with the Easter bunny.
  • Catalonia: Clashes after separatist leaders detained

    Catalonia: Clashes after separatist leaders detained

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    Mr Puigdemont , who is wanted in Spain for sedition and rebellion, was held crossing from Denmark on the way to Belgium , his lawyer said. Puigdemont had been holed up in Belgium since fleeing Spain following the Catalan Parliament's unilateral declaration of independence at the end of October.
  • Cleveland 'March for Our Lives' rally draws huge crowd to Public Square

    Cleveland 'March for Our Lives' rally draws huge crowd to Public Square

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    Catie Martin was one of the students who participated in the " March For Our Lives " rally, which was organized by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting on February 14 in Parkland, Florida. "Keeping our children safe is a top priority of the president's, which is why he urged Congress to pass the Fix NICS and STOP School Violence Acts, and signed them into law".
  • Trump praises marchers protesting school gun violence nationwide

    Trump praises marchers protesting school gun violence nationwide

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    Mary's County. Counter-protests in support of gun rights appeared to be planned in various cities including Salt Lake City, Utah; Greenville, South Carolina; and Helena, Montana. Many in the Baltimore crowd were young children with their parents, some from the surrounding counties. Though the national movement, led by teenagers too young to vote, wasn't initially partisan, it's become a key cause for Democratics.
  • Korea's World Cup preps stutter against N Ireland

    Korea's World Cup preps stutter against N Ireland

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    Not much of a contest here - Smyth's debut victor is one that will live long in the memory of not only the 20-year-old, but the fans who celebrated jubilantly when his fine effort rippled the back of the net. It was a terrible beginning to the game as Kwon Chang-hoon caught out debutant Jamal Lewis and finished well beyond goalkeeper Trevor Carson , another winning his first cap at the age of 30.
  • After threatening veto, Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget

    After threatening veto, Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget

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    It's only hours old", he said, with a copy of the 2,232-page spending bill piled on a desk next to him. Some people don't even know what it is, ' he added to reporters. However, those who are eligible but were not enrolled in the program are not protected. FILE - Prototypes for U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico are seen behind the current border fence in this picture taken from the Mexican side of the border in Tijuana, Oct.
  • Cambridge Analytica's Honey-Traps

    Cambridge Analytica's Honey-Traps

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    The UK Information Commissioner's Office applied to the British High Court for a warrant to access the company's records, amid allegations it illegally used information from 50 million Facebook users. "We could bring some Ukrainians in on holiday with us, you know what I'm saying", Nix told Channel 4's undercover reporter about his honey-traps. "We have not undertaken any paid or unpaid work for them, OK?" This led the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to put a strong ...
  • Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

    Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

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    The SFRS said a lot of work was still to be done to make sure the fire on Sauchiehall Street is completely extinguished. Firefighters responding to a major fire in the centre of Glasgow managed to limit its spread despite being beaten back by heat and flames that resembled a "blowtorch".
  • US Lawmakers Back Tariffs as China Threatens to Retaliate

    US Lawmakers Back Tariffs as China Threatens to Retaliate

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    Apple Association, a trade group. Trump has repeatedly accused Beijing of unfair trade practices like currency manipulation - which helps China make its exports more affordable - and of stealing U.S. president has indicated, this is by no means the last salvo in this saga". The U.S. has rarely used Section 301 of the U.S. Trade Act against a country since the WTO was established, and the move to invoke Section 301 this time could be read as a challenge to the authority of the WTO.
  • Haye is Very Impressed With Whyte, Shakes Head at Browne

    Haye is Very Impressed With Whyte, Shakes Head at Browne

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    The victor will have Anthony Joshua , Joseph Parker, and Deontay Wilder in his sights after this one. Let's go. I'm ready. The 02 is my home, we're going to bring some more fights - let's bring it. The left side of Browne's face was left streaming with blood from the early stages and the scar tissue was ripped up even more as the fight progressed.
  • Trump temporarily excludes European Union and six other allies from import tariffs

    Trump temporarily excludes European Union and six other allies from import tariffs

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    Britain has welcomed signs the U.S. administration is preparing to "pause" plans for punishing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the European Union. Ross and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the US was very close to finishing a trade deal South Korea. A British Government spokesman said they welcomed the "signals" coming from Washington the administration was considering EU-wide exemptions from tariffs "for a limited time period".