• Lawyer: Malaysia may have compromised Kim Jong Nam case
Lawyer: Malaysia may have compromised Kim Jong Nam case

USA and South Korean officials say the murder was orchestrated by the North's leader, Kim Jong Un. Defence lawyer Gooi soon Seng said in court on Thursday that there must not be a "trial by ambush" . They allegedly committed the offence at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) departure hall around 9am on Feb 13, as charged under Sectio...

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  • Pot bill takes aim at drunk driving, too
Pot bill takes aim at drunk driving, too

Provinces have considerable leeway to restrict weed more than the federal government. "We have with this bill, if it passes Parliament, one of the strongest impaired-driving pieces of legislation in the world, and I'm very proud of that".

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  • New Zealand braces for second major storm in two weeks
New Zealand braces for second major storm in two weeks

New Zealand authorities ordered mandatory evacuations as floods threaten homes after Cyclone Cook arrived in the Bay of Plenty. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel advice for Brits heading to New Zealand. "Following severe flooding earlier in the week beginning April 10 2017, further very heavy rain and high winds are...

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  • Flood waters for Grand and Kalamazoo rivers expected to recede
Flood waters for Grand and Kalamazoo rivers expected to recede

The Robertson County Sheriff's Office sent out a message Wednesday warning drivers to be aware as they cross the Navasota River. In Augusta, the river will rise to 14.5 feet by Wednesday afternoon. Meteorologist Eric Sinsabaugh said the Kennebec was already at flood stage Wednesday morning and that the CT was to reach flood stage later in the day...

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  • Turkey days away from controversial constitutional referendum
Turkey days away from controversial constitutional referendum

Its poll was conducted face-to-face with more than 4,000 people on 5-10 April in 26 provinces. The number of undecided voters has fallen to 8 percent, it said, adding that led to a two percentage point boost for "yes" since the start of March.

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  • US sought to monitor Trump adviser last summer
US sought to monitor Trump adviser last summer

More recently, President Trump and his associates have been downplaying Page's role in the campaign. During an interview with the Washington Post editorial page staff in March 2016, Trump identified Page, who had previously been an investment banker in Moscow , as a foreign policy adviser to his campaign.

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  • Malayalam compulsory in Kerala schools
Malayalam compulsory in Kerala schools

The ordinance was issued after Governor P Sathasivam gave his approval. Foreign students and those from other states would be given relaxation in the rules for the tenth standard examination. However, it is compulsory for them to speak to the teachers in English. We have students from underprivileged backgrounds studying here and we can not impose ...

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  • South African opposition protests Zuma, who celebrates 75th
South African opposition protests Zuma, who celebrates 75th

The protesters plan to march through the city's streets to hold a rally at a field outside the Union Buildings , the site of Zuma's offices. What we do know is that South Africa, for the second in its chequered history, is under siege arising from crass leadership deficit of Mr.

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  • 14 states urge appeals court to reinstate travel ban
14 states urge appeals court to reinstate travel ban

In the 43-page decision, Chuang detailed many of Trump's comments about Muslims made on the campaign trail and concluded that while there were many significant changes in the second executive order - "the history of public statements continues to provide a convincing case that the goal of the Second Executive Order remains the realization of the ...

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  • Iran's ex-president Ahmadinejad may take part in presidential election
Iran's ex-president Ahmadinejad may take part in presidential election

The oldest candidate was 79 and the youngest 18 years old. Ahmadinejad accompanied Baghaei to the interior ministry on Wednesday for registration. Associated Press journalists who witnessed Mr Ahmadinejad register on Tuesday said election officials were "stunned" when he submitted the paperwork.

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  • Turkey's Diyarbakir blast was terrorist attack
Turkey's Diyarbakir blast was terrorist attack

One police officer was also martyred there. As per sources, the explosion has appeared to be taken place in a vehicle fix shop of a police compound. The explosion could be heard from several points throughout the city, according to witnesses in Diyarbakir. "A 30-metre tunnel had been dug from the adjacent building", it said.

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  • Tillerson Will Discuss Hacking During Meeting With Russians
Tillerson Will Discuss Hacking During Meeting With Russians

Until Trump ordered US missile strikes on a Syrian air base in response to the nerve gas attack that killed more than 80, the president had focused on defeating the Islamic State group and had shown no appetite for challenging Assad - and, by extension, his Russian supporter President Vladimir Putin.

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  • Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline
Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline

Overall Amnesty recorded 1,032 executions worldwide a year ago - a 37-percent decline from 2015. However, the number of executions globally fell 37 per cent in 2016, excluding figures from China, whose data is a state secret. The world's most prolific state executioner continues to kill thousands of people each year at a "grotesque" level...

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  • Japan to extend unilateral sanctions against North Korea
Japan to extend unilateral sanctions against North Korea

The U.S. also will test avionics updates to the booster rocket built by Orbital ATK Inc. that carries an improved version of a hit-to-kill conventional warhead, Missile Defense Agency officials have said . "This administration wants to see them act, and I think they're going to pressure them to do that", she said. North Korea's state media have ...

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  • Stockholm attack suspect showed interest in ISIL
Stockholm attack suspect showed interest in ISIL

In February his case was handed to police to deport him after he had failed to leave the country. "There is nothing to indicate that we've got the wrong man", Eliasson said. Another 10 people are being treated in hospital and four of them are in a serious condition. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said he had strengthened the country's border cont...

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  • Green Party set to play spoiler as BC election officially kicks off
Green Party set to play spoiler as BC election officially kicks off

The Golden Ears has lost $280 million since it opened in 2009. Horgan calls the current tolling system "unfair", saying that the system punishes people based on their geography. "We're going to eliminate them". She announced plans to teach coding starting in Grade 6, establish an "innovation hub" in Vancouver's Robson Square featuring a new Unive...

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  • North Korea fired medium-range ballistic missile
North Korea fired medium-range ballistic missile

The North perceives USA and South Korean maneuvers as preparations for an invasion. Citing a high-ranking government official, Yonhap said the South's missile with a range of 800 kilometres (500 miles) could serve as a strong deterrent to Pyongyang.

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  • Westminster attack hero PC Keith Palmer buried with full police funeral
Westminster attack hero PC Keith Palmer buried with full police funeral

A two minute silence was held today to mark the funeral of PC Keith Palmer who lost his life whilst on duty at the Westminster terror attack . Paying tribute to the slain officer outside the cathedral after the private ceremony, she told reporters: "He was genuinely a friendly face of British policing and in this frightful, disgusting sad time I...

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  • Bill Clinton tweets about visiting Bushes in Houston
Bill Clinton tweets about visiting Bushes in Houston

Former President Bill Clinton visited former President George H.W. Bush Sunday in Houston, and he came prepared with a present that might not make Barbara Bush very happy. The two former presidents have had a close relationship since they both left the White House. 'I do think our friendship has sent a message around the world that just because y...

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  • Chicago police seek 2nd teen in Facebook sexual assault case
Chicago police seek 2nd teen in Facebook sexual assault case

Police spokesman Jose Estrada told CNN after the assault that the video focused mostly on the body parts, so identifying the suspects would be hard as their faces were not clearly visible to the investigators. He has been charged as a juvenile with criminal sexual assault, and manufacturing and distributing child pornography, Guglielmi said. Th...

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