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Washington is one of nine states where average prices are over $3 per gallon, according to AAA. "Although this was the most expensive April gas prices we've seen in years, fuel is still almost a dollar less than what we paid in April 2014", said Mark Jenkins, spokesman at AAA in Tampa.
  • Syrian government forces capture four villages from US-backed militants

    Syrian government forces capture four villages from US-backed militants

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    The Kurdish-dominated SDF is composed largely of militants from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), an anti-Damascus outfit regarded by Turkey as the Syrian branch of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). The legal status of those militants who want to stay will be settled after they hand over weapons to the army. The evacuation accord is the latest in a string of such agreements that have seen the Syrian government retake areas near Damascus after the withdrawal of militants.
  • Dublin station closed due to security alert

    Dublin station closed due to security alert

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    The station has been evacuated after a suspect item was found near the drivers area at platforms 1 and 2. As it stands, no trains are stopping at Connolly Station, but at the nearest possible stations and offering road travel from there. Connolly Station, one of the country's busiest train stations, is on lockdown due to a "security alert". . A statement from Garda Headquarters said houses near the station had been evacuated and the area where the material found cordoned off.
  • Questlove spotted in 'Kanye doesn't care about black people' t-shirt

    Questlove spotted in 'Kanye doesn't care about black people' t-shirt

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    Everyone was retweeting, and every Snapchat news app was reporting the messages. Lately, as West has returned to Twitter, his political pronouncements have continued their hard right drift. Make sure to also listen to the new song "Lift Yourself," which Kanye just dropped as well. West's verse, teased with plenty of fire emojis, comes toward the end of the song.
  • Modi govt betrayed people, corruption has taken deeper roots under it: Sonia

    Modi govt betrayed people, corruption has taken deeper roots under it: Sonia

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    Rahul Gandhi said the party will come back to power in 2019 elections and will also win the Assembly elections in Karnataka , Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. During the campaign in Karnataka, Rahul has broken several stereotypes associated with the Congress high command. Significantly, Rahul Gandhi flaunted on dais Salman Khurshid who opposed impeachment move against Chief Justice of India and had admitted to Cong role in perpetuating communal riots in India "I respect differences of ...
  • New NASA spaceship will really dig (into) Mars

    New NASA spaceship will really dig (into) Mars

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    Last month, DiGregorio revealed that he has found proof of alien footprints on Mars in the form of trace fossils, which NASA attempted to cover by moving the Curiosity rover to another location. A crane hoisted the payload on top of the Atlas 5 rocket inside the launch pad's mobile gantry, capping assembly of the 188-foot-tall (57-meter) launcher.
  • Egypt Sports Minister intervenes in EFA-Salah dispute

    Egypt Sports Minister intervenes in EFA-Salah dispute

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    Hany Abu Reda, called Sunday Egyptian International Mohamed Salah, where he promised that the EFA will not cause any troubles for the Liverpool's Egyptian forward. Salah is annoyed with the Egyptian FA. Salah tweeted yesterday: "Unfortunately the way to deal with it is a very big insult". Ramy Abbas, the player's agent and lawyer, took to Twitter also to vent their fury and did not rule out the possibility of Salah refusing to participate in Russian Federation next summer.
  • Kabul hit by double blasts, 21 killed

    Kabul hit by double blasts, 21 killed

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    Three policemen and the district's deputy governor were injured, according to TOLOnews . The Islamic State outfit has reportedly claimed responsibility for the twin attacks. In a tweet , the news agency said the second blast had deliberately targeted the group of journalists. After 20 minutes, there was a second explosion on the same spot, but till then the rescue workers and journalists had reached there.
  • Number 16, World's Oldest Known Spider, Dies Aged 43

    Number 16, World's Oldest Known Spider, Dies Aged 43

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    Lead author Leanda Mason from Curtin University said , "To our knowledge this is the oldest spider ever recorded, and her significant life has allowed us to further investigate the trapdoor spider's behaviour and population dynamics". Female trapdoor spiders will occupy the same burrow for their entire life. The researcher expressed grief about the demise of the creature and told the Telegraph she wanted to it complete at least 50.
  • Sainsbury's says Asda merger could result in some store sell-offs

    Sainsbury's says Asda merger could result in some store sell-offs

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    Tesco Plc, the current United Kingdom grocery market leader, fell as much as 3.4%, while Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc dropped as much as 4.4% in early trading. It may enable the two businesses to generate relatively higher growth than they otherwise would have been able to. "This will only be possible if there is an acquirer for a significant proportion of the business and Morrisons is the only acquirer that makes sense".
  • UK's No 2 and No 3 supermarkets to merge

    UK's No 2 and No 3 supermarkets to merge

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    Chilled seafood sales are the largest slice of the United Kingdom seafood retail market , accounting for £2.1 billion (€2.4 billion/$2.9 billion) in sales in the 52 weeks to March 24, a 4.1 percent increase year on year. Now there are 165,000 people employed by Asda in the United Kingdom and 181,900 (a 2017 total) by Sainsbury's . According to Sainsbury , merger will generate synergies valued at 500 million of pounds (567 million euros), which allows, say lower prices up to 10%.
  • Mourinho doesn't think Lukaku injury is serious

    Mourinho doesn't think Lukaku injury is serious

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    However, the afternoon eventually ended in disappointment as Arsenal lost 2-1 after Fellaini's stoppage-time header. Marouane Fellaini has yet again stolen the spotlight when he shattered the deadlock between Arsenal and Manchester United last night.
  • Political Scene: RI GOP targets incumbents in Trump-won Assembly districts

    Political Scene: RI GOP targets incumbents in Trump-won Assembly districts

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    Donald Trump's 15-point "loss" to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Rhode Island presidential election is a source of hope for Ocean State Republicans. In Oregon, a political action committee called No Supermajorities has received a $5,000 contribution from Koch Industries, the Kansas-based energy conglomerate of billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch who advocate for conservative causes.
  • Israel's live fire use in Gaza protests in first legal test

    Israel's live fire use in Gaza protests in first legal test

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    Palestinians have boycotted contacts with the United States since President Donald Trump announced in December that Washington was recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Israeli naval boats early Monday opened fire towards Palestinian fishermen offshore the northern besieged Gaza Strip, according to local sources. The Israeli military describes the protests as "riots", and says that some protesters have tried to breach the frontier, and to damage the border fence by setting it on fire.