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Worldwide 'Crazy' Joe Biden would 'go down fast and hard' in a fight
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For his part, President Trump turned to his Twitter account to respond to the attack, calling Biden "crazy" and "weak". Trump called the former vice president "weak, both mentally and physically", responding to statements Biden made during a recent speech in which he once-again said he would have physically hurt the president back in the day for his treatment of women.

Worldwide Judge rules defamation case against Donald Trump may proceed
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Photo A Manhattan judge said on Tuesday that a former contestant on " The Apprentice " can proceed with her lawsuit against President Trump. 'A sitting president is not immune from being sued in federal court for unofficial acts, ' she wrote , adding: 'No one is above the law'.

Worldwide French power generation reduced by over 3 GW due to strike - RTE
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Four Eurostar trains between London and Paris have already been cancelled, while just half of the TER regional trains are expected to be running. All of four main unions representing rail workers are angered by the government's plans for change at highly indebted SNCF , including the abolition of job-for-life guarantees, automatic annual pay rises and generous early retirement.

Worldwide Amnesty urges FG to 'never again' let Dapchi incident reoccur
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Twitter is failing to respect women's rights online by inadequately investigating and responding to reports of violence and abuse in a transparent manner, Amnesty International has alleged in its latest report . The rise of movements like #MeToo, #WomensMarch, and #PositionOfStrength are testimonies to the power of Twitter as a platform for women and their allies to share stories, offer support, and advocate for change.

Worldwide Ex-State Dept. official discuss US-N.Korea summit
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The North Korean statement came amid reports that the annual Foal Eagle military exercises in South Korea could be cut short to avoid coinciding with the tentative Trump-Kim summit at the end of May 2018. North Korean state media have not yet directly mentioned the summits. The lack of North Korean confirmation that Kim was willing to meet Trump to talk about denuclearization has only exacerbated those doubts.

Worldwide PA school district gives students rocks to throw in case of shooter
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Last month's massacre of 17 students and educators at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, sparked fresh debate in the United States over how to prevent school shootings. The superintendent revealed that schools in the district have had buckets of stones ready to use in their classrooms for two years, according to reports .

Worldwide California rain brings flooding streets, swelling rivers
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The Thomas Fire, the largest fire in California's modern history , ignited in December and burned about 281,900 acres in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. "I have groceries in the vehicle to take to a friend's house and clothes". Hyder watched as rescuers retrieved several bodies over several days from in front of his house.

Worldwide Tropical Cyclone Nora: Queensland on alert for destructive winds
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At lunchtime Saturday, Nora was about 205km west of Weipa and was moving southeast at 14km/h. The cyclone passed by the north-east Arnhem Land town of Nhulunbuy about 4.00pm on Friday, but the region escaped relatively unscathed by the second cyclone to impact the Northern Territory in a week.

Worldwide Turkey, Free Syrian Army now in control of Afrin, Erdogan says
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Damascus has on several occasions criticized Ankara for its military offensive on Syrian soil, accusing it of supporting " terrorist " groups. Erdogan went on to declare "one night we could suddenly enter Sinjar". Turkish-backed Syrian rebels gather in the city of Afrin in northern Syria on March 18, 2018. The Turkish takeover of Afrin has triggered a humanitarian crisis as thousands of residents fled the town to government-held areas.

Worldwide Tense protest in Sacramento over unarmed black man's death
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Officers initially claimed they believed Clark had a gun - and later alleged they were under the impression he had a "tool bar". Officers did not find a gun at the scene. Around 6:15 p.m., the protest moved from the freeway to the main spectator entrance of Golden 1 Center, where protesters have formed a human chain across the doors.

Worldwide Trump replaces national security adviser McMaster with John Bolton
Author: 0 Trump replaces national security adviser McMaster with John Bolton

The U.N. job was Bolton's highest-profile position, making him a household name during President George W. Bush's second term. There has been a friction between President Trump and McMaster. Tillerson's support for the pact was part of the reason Trump fired him earlier this month. Naftali Bennett, a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet, called Bolton "an extraordinary security expert, experienced diplomat and a stalwart friend of Israel".

Worldwide Democracy, privacy are under fire in Facebook era
Author: 0 Democracy, privacy are under fire in Facebook era

The search is reported to be part of a broader investigation into possible ties between Cambridge Analytica and the campaign for the U.K. Brexit referendum. "We look forward to Facebook instituting some of the things that Zuckerberg promised", Dixon added. "It shouldn't be for a company to decide what is the appropriate balance between privacy and innovation and use of data".

Worldwide Moscow blames United Kingdom as European Union nations mull expelling Russian diplomats
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Sergei Skripal , a former colonel of Russia's GRU military intelligence service, looks on inside the defendants' cage as he attends a hearing at the Moscow military district court, Russia, Aug. "My government will then in the next coming days very seriously consider to take further steps", Rasmussen said. Tusk said it was not clear how many countries would join the expulsions.

Worldwide Virat Kohli to join Surrey ahead of India's tour of England
Author: 0 Virat Kohli to join Surrey ahead of India's tour of England

India and England will lock horns in the first Test at Birmingham after the completion of the T20I and ODI series. Kohli is scheduled to fly to England after the conclusion of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. Surrey are listed to play three four day games in June against the likes of Hampshire, Somerset and Yorkshire, all of which Kohli is expected to play.

Worldwide Donald Trump scraps blanket transgender military ban, grants armed forces discretion
Author: 0 Donald Trump scraps blanket transgender military ban, grants armed forces discretion

Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White told HuffPost that the "DOD will continue to access and retain transgender individuals in compliance with the court orders". The White House said Mr Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen agreed with the policy. Mattis recommended, however, that service members "who have been diagnosed with gender dysphoria since the previous administration policy took effect and prior to the effective date of this new policy, may continue to serve in their ...

Worldwide Ad Business At Stake, Facebook Takes Baby Steps On Privacy
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A full explanation of the decision will be given on Tuesday, according to the court. It made the decision to stop running ads on Facebook following the revelation that UK-based consulting outfit Cambridge Analytica used a cache of 50 million Facebook profiles to influence the 2016 USA election in support of Donald Trump .

Worldwide U.S. sanctions Iranians over hacking
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Department of Labor and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, federal authorities allege. The effort netted a lengthy list of victims, including 144 universities based in the United States, and another 176 spread across 21 foreign countries.

Worldwide Nor'easter in pictures: Storm Toby smashes New York City
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Not one but three Nor'easters have hit the East Coast over the last two weeks and it is so severe that can become one of the most disruptive snowstorms in the season. In the La Tunya Canyon area a portion of hillside had collapsed on Thursday. Suffolk and Nassau officials said their secondary roads were mostly clear Thursday, with police reporting at least 172 crashes in Suffolk and at least 127 in Nassau during the storm.

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