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President Bush himself sent out a tweet Wednesday morning, thanking Houston for their support in the days following his wife's death. Infections that spread to the blood usually are not viral, however, he said. McGrath later added that Bush is eager to get better so that he can travel to his family's summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine. He was in critical condition, the source said.
  • J Dey case: Verdict on scribe's murder today

    J Dey case: Verdict on scribe's murder today

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    They are: Rohit Thangappan Joseph alias Satish Kalya (28); Abhijeet Kasharam Shinde (27); Arun Janardhan Dake (27); Sachin Suresh Gaikwad (35); Anil Bhanudas Waghmode (35); Nilesh Narayan Shendge alias Bablu (34); Mangesh Damodar Agawane (25) (all who conducted recce and/or were shooters); Jigna Vora; weapon supplier Deepak Sisodia (28) of Dehradun; Joseph Paulson (43).
  • UN urges conditions that allow safe return of Rohingya

    UN urges conditions that allow safe return of Rohingya

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    Delegation members said they hope to help the refugees return quickly and safely to their homes there. Bangladesh's acting foreign secretary, M Khurshed Alam, said the visit is "very significant" as global pressure on Burma continues to mount to ensure the safe and voluntary return of the refugees, who are seeking protection from the United Nations .
  • China, India power rise in global military expenditure in 2017

    China, India power rise in global military expenditure in 2017

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    The 15 countries with the highest military spending in 2017 were the same as those in 2016, but with a few notable changes in their ranking - these 15 countries accounted for $(USD) 1,396 billion, or 80 per cent, of total global spending. Regional trends: Total regional military spending fell in Africa (by 0.5 per cent) and in Europe (by 2.2 per cent) between 2016 and 2017. While these five all allocated over $(USD) 60 billion to their militaries in 2017, all but one of the other 10 countries ...
  • Led coalition's air strikes kill at least 25 civilians in Syria

    Led coalition's air strikes kill at least 25 civilians in Syria

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    It has seen heavy fighting since the early days of the seven-year-old civil war, and IS pushed into the district in 2015. Hani Rasheed, a member of a pro-government militia in al-Fuaa, told Syria Direct via Facebook on Monday that "women, children and the elderly" were to make up most of the evacuees.
  • Author Neil Gaiman announces second season of American Gods via Twitter

    Author Neil Gaiman announces second season of American Gods via Twitter

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    He then teases, "Things are gonna get darker". It's been a rocky road, but American Gods season 2 is on its way - though fans will have to wait until 2019 to see it. "It's incredible to see everyone back, and to be entering the next stage of the story with the best bunch of actors around, along with some inspired filmmakers".
  • Greg Gutfeld on the White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Greg Gutfeld on the White House Correspondents' Dinner

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    Wolf is a amusing comedian , and I don't think the dinner's executive board did a great job screening who they selected. Nevertheless, Ms. Wolf has the right to say and think what she wishes; it's hypocritical to suggest otherwise. Wolf's speech was the talk of the town and a viral sensation on social media . As the closing speaker, he or, someday, she will be able to smooth whatever feathers might have been ruffled earlier or can choose to ruffle some more.
  • Why you shouldn't mess with nesting sea turtles

    Why you shouldn't mess with nesting sea turtles

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    Officials said police have had reports of people beaming flashlights on turtles as they come on shore at night to nest. Other reports indicate people have scared away the nesting sea turtles. Beach visitors can make the journey from the nest to the ocean easier for nesting mother turtles and their hatchlings by clearing the way for them, McGuire said.
  • Penguins vs. Capitals live stream, Game 3

    Penguins vs. Capitals live stream, Game 3

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    As if to rub that little bit of extra salt in the wound, too, each series win for Pittsburgh over Washington in this era has been followed by the Penguins hoisting the Stanley Cup . Let us know down in the comments. You just have to play the full 60. Today I think we play a solid game. No traffic to deal with in most places . "If you want my opinion, that's what I saw", he said.
  • Trump's Ex-Doctor: President's Bodyguard, Lawyer 'Raided' Office for Records

    Trump's Ex-Doctor: President's Bodyguard, Lawyer 'Raided' Office for Records

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    Dr. Harold Bornstein said on Tuesday that's because Trump dictated the letter to him. The letter released by the Trump campaign in December 2015 claimed he would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Boston Globe reporter Matt Viser that the alleged raid of Bornstein's office was "standard procedure" for a newly elected president.
  • SC expresses concern over Taj Mahal's colour change

    SC expresses concern over Taj Mahal's colour change

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    A man clicks a picture of the Taj Mahal in Agra on Tuesday. But a different kind of insect is plaguing the iconic site, prompting it to change colours. Every state dignitary visiting the country is made to visit the Taj. You have to decide it. But the court said, "The photographs (of Taj) indicates that there is a lack of will".
  • Trump prepares for North Korea summit as Iran deal deadline looms

    Trump prepares for North Korea summit as Iran deal deadline looms

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    Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at the Ministry of Defence in Tel Aviv, Israel , April 30, 2018. "And the only deal the president should accept is one that actually achieves that goal". It said, however, that those calculations were "incomplete and fragmented". Although the presentation was live on Israeli television, Netanyahu made clear his audience was overseas, delivering most of his speech in English, before switching to Hebrew.
  • Collegium may take up Justice KM Joseph case today

    Collegium may take up Justice KM Joseph case today

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    Justice Joseph, who turns 60 this June, has been the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court since July 2014. "[I] f the duty is wisely discharged [it is] perhaps the most delicate judgment demanded of the chief justice". "When judges don't ensure independence of judiciary, it is very bad for democracy". And that must come from the top. "Even with all this, the judiciary is still one of the last institutions that are respected, but that is changing", Justice Shah said.
  • More than 800 pounds of prescription pills collected Saturday

    More than 800 pounds of prescription pills collected Saturday

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    Hattaway says the current opioid and pill crisis could support more than just two days a year. According to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.5 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs. "Putting the medication in there and putting something unpalatable in there like cat litter, used coffee grounds", said Hattaway. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety collected approximately 148 pounds of prescription drugs during Saturday's DEA Drug Take-Back event.
  • Vet accused of smuggling heroin in puppies' bellies

    Vet accused of smuggling heroin in puppies' bellies

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    This 2005 photo provided by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials shows puppies rescued from a farm in Colombia destined for use by a U.S. veterinarian working for a Colombian drug trafficking ring. It's unclear how many dogs were subjected to the procedure, but investigators were able to save six pooches in 2005. Andres Lopez Elores, 38, was initially indicted in November 2005 for his alleged role in a heroin trafficking operation, but the suspect has been on the run since, ...
  • Japan to host summit with China, South Korea on May 9

    Japan to host summit with China, South Korea on May 9

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    Seoul appears to be moving quickly to show the North it will follow through on the commitments it made during the summit. Yet such characteristics were also experienced with those who interacted with Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il. The two Koreas also held several high-level joint communiques and declarations in 1972, 1992, 2000, 2007 and 2018 to take incremental steps toward peace, cooperation and unification.