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New Zealand Broadcasts Islamic Call to Prayer Nationwide, PM Dons Hijab

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says there will be a royal commission of inquiry into the Christchurch terror attacks , which left 50 people d...

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Ethiopian Airline: US extends cancellation of Boeing 737 Max

Both crashes involving the 737 MAX 8 happened minutes after take-off. The Ethiopian Airlines crash and an October crash by Indonesia's Lion...

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Man Kicks Woman On Subway. Bystanders Shoot Video. Police Make Arrest

As the man walked past bystanders and off the train, he shouted "WorldStar that!" a reference to a popular site that posts videos of people invo...

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United States to host Chinese trade delegation starting April 3

This would be the first ministerial-level negotiations since the USA postponed a March 1 deadline for hiking tariffs on Chinese goods. United...

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Sydney Aiello, friend of U.S. school massacre victim, kills herself

The spokesman said the student is a juvenile and no further information will be released. The Parkland community was rocked yet again this wee...

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Why Facebook's AI Failed to Detect Video of New Zealand Shooting

The original Video is around 4000 Times - the subsequent dissemination have contributed to the fact that multiple users had uploaded copies of o...

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India Sends Another Ship To Cyclone-Hit Mozambique To Assist Relief Work

The number of people declared dead in Mozambique rose from 242 to 417, Land and Environment Minister Celso Correia said. "Unfortunately no one...

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As ‘caliphate’ ends where is its leader Baghdadi?

Speaking at a press conference held on Saturday following ISIS's defeat in Syria by US-backed Syrian forces, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) ...

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Lawsuit: Harvard 'Shamelessly' Profits From Photos Of Slaves

The images are thought to be the earliest known photos of American slaves and were commissioned by Harvard biologist Louis Agassiz whose theor...

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Donald Trump Blasts 'Anti-Jewish' Democrats for Skipping AIPAC Conference

A growing number of Democratic hopefuls for the party's 2020 presidential nomination say they will not attend the annual policy conference put o...

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Evacuation begins as cruise ship carrying 1300 sends mayday call off Norway

At the time, the cruise ship was also encountering high seas and strong winds, the newspaper said. The vessel was later able to restart one en...

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YouTube star arrested for allegedly abusing seven adoptive children

Her seven adoptive children have claimed to authorities that they were allegedly physically abused by her. Police in the U.S. state of Arizo...

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Britain’s May asks European Union for three month Brexit delay

The PM had previously indicated she would seek a long delay after her deal went down to a 149-vote defeat in last week's second "meaningful vote...

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Somali attack update:Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack

Dr. Abdikadir Abdirahman, director of Amin Ambulance Service told Reuters some people were still trapped inside the building and that it was not...

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Erdogan urges fight on Islamophobia 'like anti-Semitism after Holocaust'

They called on countries with Muslim communities and minorities to refrain from statements and actions that associate Islam with "terror, extrem...

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USC may expel students linked to admissions cheating scandal

According to TMZ , the USC Judicial Council for the Undergraduate Student Government is now looking into 60 students and their admissions. I...

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Counter-terrorism officers probe attacks on four mosques in Birmingham

West Midlands Police said they received reports of an attack on a mosque in Birchfield Road at 2.32am. Patrols were then started in areas wit...

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India, Pakistan Were on Edge of War After Kashmir Dogfight

Saturday's military parade included an air show featuring the Pakistani-built JF-17 fighter jet. According to official sources in New Delhi ,...

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Cyclone Trevor could reach category 4 as it crosses Northern Territory coast

Cyclone Trevor is expected to make landfall along the Carpentaria or east Arnhem coastlines Saturday as a Category 4 storm, classified as "sever...

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Rights Group Challenges U.S. On Somali Civilians Killed In Drone Attacks

The U.S. army also said it was aware of reports alleging civilian casualties resulting from this airstrike, promising to investigate any infor...

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Explosion at chemical plant in eastern China kills 6

A screengrab from video footage on China's Twitter-like Weibo showing an enormous explosion at a chemical facility in Yancheng, Jiangsu province...

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Citigroup Settles Venezuela Gold Swap Transaction

Commissioner Michelle Bachelet told the Human Rights Council of the United Nations on Wednesday that US measures targeting Venezuela's state-run...

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Humboldt Broncos bus crash: Semi driver Jaskirat Sidhu to learn sentence Friday

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu of Calgary had pleaded guilty in January to 29 counts of unsafe driving for killing 16 people and injuring 13 others. ...

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'Festival of colours': Hindus celebrate Holi

The festival is generally celebrated by smearing abeer (red vermilion powder) and throwing colour and water-filled balloons at each other. O...

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Evacuations in Australia as two powerful cyclones approach

In the west of Trevor, Cyclone Veronica has also started gaining momentum since Wednesday. Meteorologist Todd Smith warned the cyclone, which ...

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‘No Facebook users reported Christchurch massacre during livestreaming’

Facebook has previously said that in the first 24 hours after the massacre, it removed 1.5 million videos of the attacks, "of which over 1.2 mil...

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Venezuelan forces detain Guaido's chief of staff

He promised them that a high-level delegation from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the USA development lender, would visit their na...

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New Zealand Bans Assault Rifles After Terrorist Attack Leaves 50 Dead

Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, has been charged with one murder following the attack and was remanded without a ...

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Kittitas deputy fatally shot after auto chase

He leaves behind a wife and three children. Chavez, 22, was sworn in as an officer last July. A police officer was killed in the line of dut...

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PM Khan telephones his NZ counterpart to condemn terror attack

High-profile Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez contrasted the swift ban with USA failure to enact even modest controls following...

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