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Worldwide New Zealand teen fired shot near Queen Elizabeth II in 1981
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Even more questionably, police only sought firearms and robbery charges against Christopher. Why? Journalists and onlookers heard the noise, but police assured them that it was just a firecracker, or maybe a toppled sign. The New Zealand Herald said authorities were anxious it might jeopardize future royal visits to the former British colony. The official story began falling apart in the 1990s, as several people close to the investigation began talking to the media, and particularly with ...

Worldwide Why China Is Censoring Winnie the Pooh-And the Letter 'N'
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He left the leadership previous year after reaching retirement age. It's not often that governments ban letters, but the Chinese government did exactly that recently when it blocked the letter "n" from appearing on social media. "It is a system created to accord with the national condition and ensure long-term peace and stability for the party and the country", Thursday's commentary said.

Worldwide Alleged cheesecake poisoner tried to steal friend's identity
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Both are brunette, fair-skinned and speak Russian. She pled not guilty to the charges on Tuesday after being remanded without bail, according to court documents. After being treated at hospital, the woman returned home to find that her passport had been stolen, along with a gold ring and cash. The pills were proven to be phenazepam as well, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation testing.

Worldwide Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released
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You can use your results from the Calculator to help fill out the form and adjust your income tax withholding. The amount of taxpayer savings will vary widely by incomes and state of residence, with a report by the Joint Committee on Taxation, Congress's official scorekeeper, finding that only 44 percent of the country will get a tax reduction of more than $500.

Worldwide U.S. gun range billboard
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The message on the billboard was covered up before 9 a.m. Thursday. It said "Shoot A School Kid Only $29". An activist art collective called INDECLINE claimed responsibility for the vandalism, the paper reported . INDECLINE released a statement on the group's Instagram page , which read in part: "It's hard to have a conversation these days about gun reform over the sound of AR-15's and the screams of the victims".

Worldwide Bangladesh asks Myanmar to pull back troops from border
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He said BGB asked its Myanmar counterparts to join an "urgent flag meeting" to clarify the buildup of extra forces, equipped with heavy weapons, since this morning. He said part of the area is coastal and a wall can not be built along the border, raising concerns about illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. "Our BGB is always ready to tackle any possible untoward situation on border and will never bow down to the forces of other countries", the minister said.

Worldwide America's Dueling Jackpots Rise To Combined Total Of $564 Million
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Meanwhile, Saturday's Powerball jackpot drawing is even bigger at an estimated $321 million. There were no Match 5 winners of $1 million nationally. Friday's Mega Millions jackpot will be worth $243 million ($143 million cash option). The man's Powerball ticket matched all five of the game's main numbers, but not the Powerball number.

Worldwide Freak winter storm in Europe kills at least 24
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Hundreds of schools were closed in places including the United Kingdom , Romania and Croatia , scores of trains and flights were cancelled and police blocked roads to some rural areas due to hazardous driving conditions. - Russia: Temperatures in Moscow also dropped to this winter's low. Snow , combined with strong winds, means "parts of the United Kingdom will feel as cold as the Arctic Circle", said Mitchell.

Worldwide World's oldest female tattoo found on British Museum Egyptian mummies
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While images of a wild bull, a Barbary sheep (a wild African species of sheep that looks a lot like a goat) were found on the upper arm of "Gebelein Man". They predate Egypt's Pharaonic dynasties, and their mummifcation was completely natural - they were buried in shallow graves, and the heat, salinity and dryness of the Egyptian desert did the rest.

Worldwide New Nintendo Switch Hardware Accessories Coming To Lift Sales
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With both Sony and Microsoft launching updated versions of their current gen consoles, it wouldn't be surprising for Nintendo to do the same with the Switch, but this is not going to be the case, according to a recent report. Could Nintendo be planning a proper headset for the Switch? Sources say that the Japanese gaming firm is focusing more on releasing new peripherals and accessories for the Nintendo Switch .

Worldwide Trump stuns everyone by backing tougher gun laws
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The school reopened Wednesday for the first time since a Valentine's Day assault killed 17. As the President was set to meet with leaders from both parties at the White House and students from Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School prepared to return to their lessons, politicians on Capitol Hill ran into a log-jam and stalemate.

Worldwide Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes 'historic' visit by Britain's Prince William
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This would be the first official state visit to Israel by a member of the British royalty, though three trips have been made in an unofficial capacity. Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt said it was an "important and unique opportunity to promote diplomatic and cultural ties in the region". Amnesty International has called on Prince William to "visit some of the Palestinian communities affected by 50 years of Israeli occupation" and recognise the "moral strength" of the global ...

Worldwide Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Reopens After Shooting
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But Israel said that he should not be held personally responsible. "I haven't seen the video to see if he's really looking for where the gunfire is coming from or if he's just hunkering down", he said. Two years ago what appears to have been the most serious warning occurred when an anonymous caller alerted police that the killer had posted on Instagram a threat "to shoot up the school" and included a picture of himself with a gun.

Worldwide Rassie Erasmus appointed Springbok coach
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Ex-All Blacks coach John Mitchell, who is in charge of Pretoria-based Super Rugby side Northern Bulls, hailed the appointment of Erasmus in an interview with New Zealand Radio Sport. Columnist Mark Keohane argued from the day Coetzee was appointed that he should not have got the job because "Allister was not among the top 10 coaches in the world".

Worldwide Top brass receives reports of public executions in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
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Egeland, who heads humanitarian aid matters in the office of the U.N. Syria envoy, said the Russian plan for the five-hour pauses was "positive" but insufficient. More than 340,000 people have been killed across Syria since its civil war started in 2011 with the brutal repression of anti-government protests. "The humanitarian corridor is open to all those who wish to return to the fold of the homeland, but so far, nobody came and this is the second day", said a military officer at the ...

Worldwide EU Balks at Britain's Vision of Frictionless Trade
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In the political agreement reached in December, the EU and Britain said the option to essentially keep Northern Ireland in the customs union could be avoided through either a future trade deal or a solution specifically recommended by Britain.

Worldwide West Virginia Governor Tells Striking Teachers To Get Back In The Classroom
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With uncertainty remaining about when teachers will routine to school, teachers' union leaders have asked the state superintendent to keep schools closed for another two days. We love our teachers but we have to maintain, for the citizens of West Virginia, the fiscal integrity of our state. The fund is listed as being in poor health, the station reported .

Worldwide Kushner's family business got loans after White House meetings with executives
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CNN also reported earlier this week that Kushner has been stripped of his access to the nation's top secrets after chief of staff John Kelly mandated changes to the security clearance system. Still, Kushner is reportedly said to have reviewed the highly secret presidential daily brief and has been in the room for some of Trump's most consequential domestic and foreign policy decisions.

Worldwide The White House is so pissed at Ben Carson's HUD right now
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The move comes after Helen Foster , HUD's former chief administrative officer, complained that she was retaliated against for objecting to the cost of the set, saying that $5,000 was the statutory max. HUD spent $31,000 of taxpayer money on new furniture for the office, CNN reported . Carson quickly came under a lot of scrutiny for spending so lavishly on his office redecoration since HUD has been slashing its budget for programs aimed at helping the poor and homeless.

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