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Sunday's Weather: Few T-Storms Late-Day

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It will still be breezy tonight with southwest winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour. Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. The next decent chance for rain may not be until next Sunday . Winds could gust as high as 32 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Cloudy skies will continue for Sunday with a few showers possible as highs warm into the mid to upper 60s. Read More »

IPL 2018, KXIP vs RR, Match 38 Highlights

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The trend of dropped catches turning out to be costly for team in the IPL continued on Sunday with Mumbai's Mayank Markande giving Robin Uthappa a huge reprieve. MI won the toss and opted to bowl. However, it was the lanky paceman who had the last laugh as Gayle blasted a short of a length delivery direct to Sanju Samson at point. Read More »

At least 17 killed in mosque blast in Afghanistan

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the Taliban said it was not involved in the explosion. The Taliban, which has warned people against taking part in the election process, issued a statement denying any involvement. However, the terror outfit has not commented so far. The attack was claimed by the Taliban. While the main cause of civilian deaths was said to be bombings by militants, the report said U.S. Read More »

Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick reportedly wanted to withdraw over her controversial past

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During the meeting, the report added, Haspel told White House officials she wanted to withdraw her nomination in order to protect the reputation of the agency and so as to not become what she called "the next Ronny Jackson", referring to the White House physician Trump nominated for secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs who withdrew over allegations of misconduct. Read More »

Peace talks not the result of U.S. pressure - NKorea

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Impoverished North Korea has been hit by a series of United Nations and USA sanctions in recent years in a bid to rein in its nuclear and missile programs. U.S. President Donald Trump , who plans to meet Kim over the next few weeks, has said he will maintain sanctions and pressure on the North and "not repeat the mistakes of past administrations" and has said his tough stance had led to the breakthrough. Read More »

Thousands evacuated in Hawaii after 6.9-magnitude quake and volcanic eruption Video

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More than 1800 residents in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens had been ordered to leave their homes since Thursday, when public works officials first reported steam and lava erupting from fissures in a road, Ms Gabbard said. In 2014, lava torched a house and blanketed a cemetery near Leilani Estates, and nearly 30 years ago, the entire town of Kalapana was slowly buried in lava over a year. Read More »

Hottest early May bank holiday on record tomorrow with 28C predicted

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The weather has been glorious all weekend, and it looks set to continue on Bank Holiday Monday. . Chris Bulmer, Deputy Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office said: "We can't promise wall to wall sunshine for everyone this Bank Holiday weekend, however, it's looking like most of us will get some prolonged warm sunshine at times". Read More »

Severe storms possible later today, high winds forecast

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Also, a high wind warning is in effect until 10 p.m. An area of showers and thunderstorms will move across the region this morning, with additional thunderstorms possible this afternoon. A few isolated tornadoes still can't be ruled out. "Wind damage may not be confined to thunderstorms", said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski warned. Read More »

Trump threatens to 'close up our country' over border security

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Mr. Renacci , by contrast, has lobbied for transaction arrangements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, also in addition, he supported supplying President barackobama improved trade-negotiating ability. Sherrod Brown, who he describes as being "one of the three most liberal senators in the country". An Ohio candidate for U.S. Senate is suing to settle that question, just days before the May 8 primary. Read More »

Trump removes legal protections from 57000 Hondurans in the United States

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President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who continues to face protests over electoral fraud, said the decision was a "tough blow for Hondurans in U.S territory and all the people of Honduras". The program allowed them to live and work in the USA after the devastating earthquakes in 2001. TPS critics have complained that repeated extensions in six- to 18-month increments of the status, sometimes for decades, has given beneficiaries de facto residency in the United States . Read More »

Trump 'knew about Stormy payment'

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Then, SNL's Giuliani - played by cast member Kate McKinnon, who also regularly impersonates Hillary Clinton , Jeff Sessions, Kellyanne Conway and other political figures - picks up the phone right in the middle of a live television interview on Fox News. Read More »

Ball-tampering saga: I have learnt a valuable lesson, admits David Warner

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I speak to them quite a lot. Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann said that he worries about the banned trio Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft everyday and hopes they come back and play for the country again. Taylor - a long-time commentator with the Nine Network - has recently been linked to the position of Cricket Australia chairman, now held by David Peever. Read More »

Trump says China 'spoiled' by trade wins over US

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The statement gave no indication that Trump would back off on his threat to impose tariffs. "The two sides exchanged views on expanding United States exports to China, trade in services, bilateral investment, protection of intellectual property rights, resolution of tariffs and non-tariff measures", Xinhua said. Read More »

White House criticizes Chinese pressure on foreign airlines

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We sought clarifications with MIA - the Civil Aviation Authority of the Macau SAR (AACM) was unavailable for comments - after Reuters reported on Saturday that China's Civil Aviation Administration had sent a letter to a number of United States air carriers requesting the latter to change the way they refer to the three localities mentioned above. Read More »

Maajid Nawaz Calls Trump "Grossly Irresponsible" For Talking Up London Knife Violence

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Dr. Karim Brohi, another Royal London surgeon, said that while it is true that there is knife violence in London which must be addressed "urgently and at all levels", no potential solution involves the use of guns. While 52 people were killed in London in the first 100 days of 2018 and murders rose from 101 to 153 in the year end March 2018, the magnitude of violent crime is well below that of the US. Read More »

Congress can not defeat BJP in MP: Amit Shah

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That didn't go down well with PM Modi, who responded, "You disrespect Deve Gowda even though you are a novice and he is a veteran". He said the Centre is also mulling on ways to increase coconut exports, which was never thought about by the Congress. Read More »

Israel strikes Hamas Gaza post over kite attacks

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The wounded Palestinians received preliminary treatment before being rushed to Al-Aqsa hospital, in Deir al-Balah. Mass protests erupted on 30 March - dubbed "Great Return March" - which have centred on the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes, after they were expelled following the 1948 creation of Israel . Read More »

Carolina Panthers defensive coach quits

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The 39-year-old coach had been with the team since 2013 and had been promoted to DB coach last year. The untimely resignation of Carolina Panthers secondary coach, Curtis Fuller , following the NFL Draft left a number of questions to be answered as General Manager Marty Hurney and coach Ron Rivera had recently selected two new defensive backs in the second and third rounds. Read More »

Terre Haute cop killed by suspect was 16 years on force

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Someone also placed a cross in front of police headquarters on Saturday afternoon. Tribune-Star reports that Rob Pitts was one of four officers who were fired on when they approached an apartment complex to confront a murder suspect about 6:30 p.m. Read More »

Trump Would 'Love To Speak' To Mueller Because He's 'Done Nothing Wrong'

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Hillary Clinton got that. "Nobody wants to speak more than me - in fact, against my lawyers, because most lawyers say never speak on anything". That statement from Giuliani directly contradicted a prior claim by the president that he was unaware of the payment to Daniels, who claims to have had an affair with Trump in 2006. Read More »

Class 8 girl student raped, burnt alive in Jharkhand

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After she was gang-raped, she was burnt alive inside her home on Friday, as the family had complained about the incident to the village panchayat. A panchayat was convened today in the village and a fine of Rs 50,000 was imposed on the accused. Read More »

China's national museum opens Karl Marx exhibition

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Far-right party AfD, which enjoys strong support in former East German states, has separately called a silent march with the theme Get Marx off the pedestal through Trier's city centre. The 5.5-meter-high bronze statue was donated by China , and depicts a middle-aged Marx walking with a book in his left hand. "He was for equal treatment, for not suppressing differences". Read More »

Two security personnel injured in Shopian encounter

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Dr Bhat, a lecturer of the Department of Sociology at Kashmir University, went missing from his Srinagar accommodation a few days ago. There were angry protests in the university campus on Saturday as students asked the authorities to locate Bhat. Read More »

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained

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Petersburg alone. The OVD-Info group said the largest number of arrests as of Saturday mid-afternoon was in Chelyabinsk, where 97 people were detained. A heavy police presence could be seen near Pushkinskaya Square, with riot police and buses standing by. Anti-Kremlin protesters chanted "the fourth term - in prison" and "sick of you", in a reference to Putin, as a helicopter hovered overhead. Read More »

England local elections: May relieved, Corbyn questioned and Lib-Dem surging

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In Barnet it needed to gain just one seat to take control, but instead the Conservatives became the majority party in the borough. They also held on to Kensington and Chelsea, despite heavy criticism over the Grenfell Tower disaster. "This defeat wasn't yours". Party chairman Brandon Lewis said the Conservatives did better than expected. With results in from 149 of 150 councils Labour had a net gain of 61 seats but a net loss of control of one authority while Tories suffered a net ... Read More »

Favorite Justify finishes first at Kentucky Derby

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Smith's silks were almost spotless after he kept 5-2 favorite Justify near the lead throughout the race. On Saturday he won the world's most famous race, the Kentucky Derby , for the fifth time. Pletcher is one of many successful trainers that have come up from the school of Lukas. "So we're thankful for the success we've had, but it's an ongoing process, and you got to try to keep it going". Read More »