• Teacher Accused of Sex With Student Is Pregnant: Cops
Teacher Accused of Sex With Student Is Pregnant: Cops

Then, Harper allegedly performed an unspecified sex act on the teen. The pair had met when Harper was the teenager's tennis coach and she sent him a number of nude images via smartphone. Police said the pair had communicated 76 times in June and July previous year, with their sexual encounters occurring during that time, sometimes involving alc...

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  • NYC Mayor Wants to Shut Down Notorious Rikers Island Prison
NYC Mayor Wants to Shut Down Notorious Rikers Island Prison

The $10.6 million closure would require moving inmates off the island and into manageable jails in the city's boroughs, according to recommendations in an independent commission cited by the Times . The mayor even revealed that the city had yet to scope out any particular locations for new jails, nor had even decided how many such new sites it wou...

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  • Clinton warns Trump's proposed budget cuts would endanger US security
Clinton warns Trump's proposed budget cuts would endanger US security

Hillary Clinton criticized President Trump's proposed cuts to the State Department and USA aid programs that benefit women and children in developing nations, warning of a "shift that should alarm us all" in attention around the globe to women's rights and health.

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  • Finland says no date yet for Arctic summit, Trump-Putin meeting
Finland says no date yet for Arctic summit, Trump-Putin meeting

Russian Federation is ready to receive in Moscow the representatives of the (U.S.) Congress and the Senate. "The world's super power, the American government needs to do everything we possibly cannot only to undercut what they're trying to do but to uncover what they're trying to do and help our allies prevent it from happening".

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  • Top Democrat Says 'No' To Neil Gorsuch Confirmation
Top Democrat Says 'No' To Neil Gorsuch Confirmation

Perkins says Gorsuch minimized the education schools must provide disabled children. All of that seems to matter not one whit to the blindly partisan for whom any nomination made by President Trump would never be qualified. Gorsuch emerged unscathed from an 11-hour confirmation hearing in which 20 senators spent 30 minutes each questioning the Su...

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  • New details about Trump-Russia connection revealed
New details about Trump-Russia connection revealed

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer criticized CNN at Thursday's press briefing for reporting that US officials are investigating associates of the president who may have communicated with suspected Russian operatives . Comey also dismissed the notion that Britain's GCHQ could or would spy on the Trump campaign following an Obama request. ...

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  • Washington moves to approve F-16 sale to Bahrain
Washington moves to approve F-16 sale to Bahrain

Votel used Bahrain as an example. Amid reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would grant the State Department's blessing to the deal, congressional aides confirmed Thursday that the department had informed Congress it intends to move ahead with the sale.

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  • Wenger needs jittery Arsenal to see off Man City
Wenger needs jittery Arsenal to see off Man City

Earlier this month, City played six matches during a 19-day period due to their commitments in the Premier League , Champions League and FA Cup, while they now face the prospect of playing Arsenal and Chelsea in the space of 72 hours. Even allowing for the tenacity that teams in the relegation battle can show at this stage in the season, Spurs...

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  • US House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman
US House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman

Yates, whom Trump fired after she refused to defend his travel ban in court, was reportedly told by the Trump administration that her testimony was subject to constraint. Their statements escalated the fight over the probe into whether Russian hacking was done in collusion with Donald Trump's campaign to help him win the 2016 presidential elect...

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  • Ssangyong Motor Discloses Internal, External Appearances of 'G4 Rexton'
Ssangyong Motor Discloses Internal, External Appearances of 'G4 Rexton'

SsangYong UK will offer the Rexton in five- and seven-seat configurations - all with four-wheel drive and, most probably, a diesel engine (a 222bhp 2.0-litre petrol is available, but it's said to be unlikely to make it to British dealers for the time being).

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  • Cardinal Keeler, who led Baltimore archdiocese, has died
Cardinal Keeler, who led Baltimore archdiocese, has died

Cardinal William Henry Keeler, the longtime leader of the Archdiocese of Baltimore whose influence in the Catholic Church spanned worldwide borders over almost six decades, has died at the age of 86. Keeler helped set up a conciliatory meeting between American Jewish leaders and the Polish cardinal. On Tuesday there will be a second public viewing ...

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  • North Korea's latest missile test 'worries' China
North Korea's latest missile test 'worries' China

The launch comes as the USA envoy for North Korea nuclear program, Joseph Yun, met his South Korean counterpart in Seoul to discuss a response to the North's weapons programs. "Now Tillerson is repeating what Obama touted. until he left the White House". Meanwhile, the US continues to urge China to put more pressure on North Korea.

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  • Dutch Anti-Islam Politician Loses Election But Sees Growing Support
Dutch Anti-Islam Politician Loses Election But Sees Growing Support

Rutte's VVD Liberal Party won 33 of parliament's 150 seats, while the Party for Freedom of Wilders was second with 20 seats. According to a report in the Globe and Mail, voter turnout was estimated to have reached 80 percent in an election that analysts were viewing as a critical indicator of populist thinking in Europe as a whole.

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  • US condemns Venezuela Supreme Court decision
US condemns Venezuela Supreme Court decision

On Wednesday, the court gave President Maduro the authority to create joint oil ventures without congressional approval, by-passing the assembly. A constitutional expert said Wednesday's ruling enables the government to suspend elections, detain deputies and withdraw Venezuela from the OAS.

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  • Kosovars heard proposing bomb on Venice's Rialto bridge
Kosovars heard proposing bomb on Venice's Rialto bridge

Prosecutor Adelchi D'Ippolito referred to the suspects arrested as "truly unsafe". But he added that they wouldn't have been able to carry out an attack in Italy since they were being closely watched. It wasn't just theory and dogma, ' d'Ippolito said of the wiretaps. Italian police on Thursday said they had busted an Islamist terror in the centr...

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  • Germany: Turkish spy list may be deliberate provocation
Germany: Turkish spy list may be deliberate provocation

German authorities have since accused Ankara of spying on Turkish nationals and organisations in Germany. The head of Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency Bruno Kahl responded by saying that the Turkish government had failed to convince Berlin that Fethullah Gulen and his organization were behind the July 15 attempted coup in Turkey.

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  • Meat sellers meet UP CM, strike continues
Meat sellers meet UP CM, strike continues

Aquil Ahmad, a meat shop owner in Lucknow, the state capital, said that even though he has a license, he has made a decision to close his shop in support of others in his fraternity. The meeting took place on Thursday after traders' association members submitted a memorandum expressing their wish to meet with the Chief Minister to bring the standof...

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  • Wilders puts brave face on electoral setback
Wilders puts brave face on electoral setback

There also was relief in the European Union. In contrast, Turkey, now embroiled in a bitter dispute with the Netherlands, had little positive to say . In Germany, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party is also seeking gains in an election this year. At a time when left and centre-left political parties are struggling throughout Europ...

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  • Coalition air strikes kill 16 rebels in Yemen: military official
Coalition air strikes kill 16 rebels in Yemen: military official

But it would signal an escalation in the USA role in Yemen beyond fighting Al-Qaeda and securing maritime navigation, according to the Washington Post . The Council should create an independent, worldwide investigative mechanism to examine abuses by all side. The Houthis have won support that extends far beyond their base in the country's Zaidi-Sh...

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  • Arsenal and United facing a precarious endgame
Arsenal and United facing a precarious endgame

Liverpool's struggles this season have come against teams they would expect to beat and Stoke are one of those opponents who can prove to be genuine obstacles. "The likes of Mkhitaryan, Zlatan, Pogba, big names in our team, it always good to look up to them and see what they have achieved and obviously we gain that experience off them and learn off...

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