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Will a Joe Biden Candidacy Ensure Repeat of 2016 Debacle?

Will a Joe Biden Candidacy Ensure Repeat of 2016 Debacle?

Although Mr Biden has become a serious frontrunner for the Democrat nomination, he has also come under heavy scrutiny over allegations of misconduct and also his handling of Anita Hill's 1991 testim...

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Virgin Australia delays Boeing 737 MAX order

Virgin Australia delays Boeing 737 MAX order

The system, which is created to stop the plane from tipping higher and stalling by forcing the nose lower, was a new addition to the 737 Max when the aircraft was launched in 2017. Vaidya was sharply ...

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Trump's candidate for Fed under fire for comments on women

Trump's candidate for Fed under fire for comments on women

On Tuesday, Moore said the "biggest problem" in the USA economy is a relative decline in male earnings for both black and white men. Moore told CNN in an email last week: "This was a spoof". Quest...

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Sri Lanka lifts social media blockade imposed after Easter Sunday blasts

Sri Lanka lifts social media blockade imposed after Easter Sunday blasts

Ranjith told reporters on Tuesday that the ban on the face veil was a good step. It specifically mentions "any face garment which hinders identification". he authorities have named the other group...

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Democrats say Justice Department unwilling to set date for Mueller testimony

Democrats say Justice Department unwilling to set date for Mueller testimony

Mueller communicated his agitation in a letter to the Justice Department just days after Barr issued a four-page document that summarized the special counsel's conclusions about whether President D...

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Afghanistan Certainly Needs Peace After Four Decades Of War: Khan

Afghanistan Certainly Needs Peace After Four Decades Of War: Khan

Mohammad Omar Daudzai, the head of the Afghan High Peace Council (HPC), and the chief Assembly organiser, thanked the Taliban for allowing people to participate from areas under their control. Khan ...

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Britain's Labour hails progress in cross-party Brexit talks

Britain's Labour hails progress in cross-party Brexit talks

Backbencher Jess Phillips said: "I think people who voted Remain and voted Labour will not vote Labour again". One Labour source said, "there wasn't complete movement but there was movement". Others...

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USA weighs designating Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group

USA weighs designating Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group

The Times reports that national security and diplomatic officials began discussing the move after Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi held a private meeting with Trump at the White House on Ap...

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In Spain, Socialists pledge 'pro-European government' after election win

In Spain, Socialists pledge 'pro-European government' after election win

The result is likely to come as a relief for supporters of further European Union integration ahead of May 26 elections for European Parliament amid fears that Vox could have gained a share of power...

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Sri Lanka Bans All Face Coverings for ‘Public Protection’ after Bomb Attacks

Sri Lanka Bans All Face Coverings for ‘Public Protection’ after Bomb Attacks

Sri Lankan Muslim women walk with a girl along a road in Kattankudy, Sri Lanka. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the archbishop of Colombo , said the church may not be able to stop people from taking the ...

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Korea, Trade High on Agenda for Trump-Abe Meeting

Korea, Trade High on Agenda for Trump-Abe Meeting

Trump is scheduled to visit Japan in May shortly after the installation of new Emperor Naruhito. "This is really about deepening our global partnership with Japan, it's also about our alliance, o...

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5 bodies found in Tennessee; suspect captured after manhunt

5 bodies found in Tennessee; suspect captured after manhunt

The suspect's motive and relationship to the victims is still under investigation, the TBI said . Authorities in rural Tennessee captured a suspect Saturday during a manhunt that was prompted by the ...

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Four killed after crane collapses in Seattle

Four killed after crane collapses in Seattle

They and a 28-year-old man were taken to Harborview Medical Centre. Photos from the scene show a part of the crane collapsed on the side of a sprawling Google office complex under construction. A co...

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Several People Injured in Synagogue Shooting

Several People Injured in Synagogue Shooting

Minoo Anvari, an Iranian refugee who said her husband was attending services inside when gunshots rang out, told KUSI-TV the wounded included a female friend and the rabbi, who was shot in the hand. F...

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Facebook Stories somehow hits 500 million daily users

Facebook Stories somehow hits 500 million daily users

The commissioners also expressed dismay that Facebook has rebuffed their findings and recommendations. Canada opened an investigation into how Facebook handles user data after the Cambr...

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Trump says he appreciates Russian Federation and China's help with North Korea

Trump says he appreciates Russian Federation and China's help with North Korea

Not the least because President Putin has acknowledged that President Kim requires "security guarantees" in order to abandon his nuclear programme. Putin is an advocate of reviving six-party talks -...

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Russia testing Ukraine's new leader with passport move: Lithuania

Russia testing Ukraine's new leader with passport move: Lithuania

Putin defended his decision on Thursday, saying it would help people stranded in areas where Ukrainian government services are not available. "I'd discuss this matter with him with pleasure as I wan...

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Another View: Supreme Court must see through census sabotage

Another View: Supreme Court must see through census sabotage

The administration argued to the court that those who brought the case against the citizenship question do not even have standing to do so. "Enumeration is how many people reside here", Sotomayo...

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Biden hires strategist Symone Sanders, adds diversity to bid

Biden hires strategist Symone Sanders, adds diversity to bid

New polls show Biden has no easy way to beat Sanders . Andrew Cuomo says he opposes giving felons in prison the right to vote. Their rights are protected, in ways that people who have been co...

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Joe Biden is running for president, launches his 2020 campaign

Joe Biden is running for president, launches his 2020 campaign

Even though we were constantly warned since the early days of Trump's presidency that we have to watch out for his abhorrent behavior being normalized , that's exactly what's happened. After his ann...

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