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The shooting happened overnight at a vehicle wash in the small town of Melcroft. But state police say they haven't yet confirmed that or a motive for the shootings that occurred early Sunday in the Melcroft community of Saltlick Township, about 55 miles (89 kilometers) southeast of Pittsburgh.
  • Far-right politician announces conversion to Islam

    Far-right politician announces conversion to Islam

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    Arthur Wagner said he had resigned his party membership after deciding to become a Muslim. It appears he had only recently converted to Islam, and he resigned from his position on January 11 for "private reasons". The party has also sought to ban the construction of mosques in Germany. Mr Wagner declined to comment on his conversion. "We believe in religious freedom as stated in the constitution", he also added, talking to the Berliner Zeitung .
  • United States rejects Pakistan's drone strike claim

    United States rejects Pakistan's drone strike claim

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    In a statement that was published by Geo TV, the Foreign Office said, "Pakistan has continued to emphasise to the United States the importance of sharing actionable intelligence so that appropriate action is taken against terrorists by our forces within our territory".
  • Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announces resignation

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announces resignation

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    Audio will be available later today . Trump first nominated Brownback to the position in July, but Brownback did not receive a confirmation vote a year ago after facing opposition from Democrats over his socially-conservative views. "We are deeply disappointed that the Senate has chosen to confirm Brownback's nomination". As Ambassador, Brownback is tasked with promoting religious freedom as a key objective of USA foreign policy while monitoring religious persecution and discrimination ...
  • Cigs Could Benefit Those Seeking Help To Quit Smoking

    Cigs Could Benefit Those Seeking Help To Quit Smoking

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    But they are also addictive. But safer doesn't mean harmless. "For kids who initiate on e-cigarettes, there's a great chance of intensive use of cigarettes", he said. "The response is nonlinear". There is conclusive evidence that e-cigarettes can explode and cause burns and projectile injuries. "We agree with the National Academies that the jury is still out on the benefits and harmful effects of e-cigarettes, especially in the long-term".
  • U.S. federal employees to return after lawmakers end government shutdown

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    McConnell had previously said he would bring a deal to a vote only if President Donald Trump supported it. But we're approaching the halfway mark of the fiscal year still operating on short-term spending Band-Aids. Trump did meet with six GOP senators on Monday to discuss "the next steps on responsible immigration reform". "I'm not holding my breath" for an agreement with Trump on immigration, said Sen.
  • "Globes" protests gender discrimination during Pence visit

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    During his first trip to the region as vice president, Pence sought to enlist the help of Arab leaders in Egypt and Jordan on the Mideast peace process and used a high-profile speech to the Knesset to reaffirm President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital and accelerate plans to open a us embassy in Jerusalem.
  • GOP Rep Believed Sexual Harassment Accuser Was His 'Soul Mate'

    GOP Rep Believed Sexual Harassment Accuser Was His 'Soul Mate'

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    Meehan reportedly used taxpayer money to settle a complaint by an aide that he made repeated romantic overtures towards her, and grew hostile when she did not reciprocate. "You are and have been a complete partner to me and you have brought me much happiness". He continues to deny that he harassed the aide and did not specify how much her settlement was worth.
  • Venezuela Presidential Election Ordered By End Of April

    Venezuela Presidential Election Ordered By End Of April

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    The timing of the election, which still needs to be specified by the national electoral commission, catches the opposition in a desperately weakened state. After the announcement, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro , assured that if the people and the socialist movements decide on it, he will place his candidacy in the presidential elections in their hands.
  • Pakistan police arrest 'Zainab murder' suspect

    Pakistan police arrest 'Zainab murder' suspect

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    In the meantime, Shahbaz Sharif also clapped as a gesture to laud the performance of Punjab Police. The breakthrough came in what officials are calling a serial murder case and which has stirred outrage across the country. After authorities found her, an autopsy confirmed she had been strangled and suggested she had been sexually assaulted, the medical officer who carried out the examination, Dr.
  • Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for President in March elections

    Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for President in March elections

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    Sisi took office in mid-2014, a year after he led the ouster of his Islamist predecessor Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 in response to mass protests against Morsi's one-year rule and his now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. Would-be candidates for the presidency must register with the National Elections Authority by January 29. Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a former army chief who had clinched the throne through a coup, has announced he would be seeking a second term.
  • UKIP leader Henry Bolton channels Trump as he refuses to go

    UKIP leader Henry Bolton channels Trump as he refuses to go

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    Several members of the UKIP leadership quit in protest, including deputy leader Margot Parker and the party's immigration, trade and education spokesmen. The departure of charismatic leader plunged party into a freaky succession of internal fights that, on one occasion, came to hands, with a candidate hospitalized after being knocked down in European Parliament's quarters for a punch by a fellow of rows.
  • England beat Australia by 16 runs, seal series 3-0

    England beat Australia by 16 runs, seal series 3-0

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    Smith wants the decision to be taken completely out of the hands of the on-field umpires and left upstairs to the video room. "It was probably a good thing, I wasn't hitting them very well anyway". "Our one-day cricket hasn't been up to scratch, we've got to find ways to win against quality opposition". Personally I would have given that not out.
  • School shooting in North Texas

    School shooting in North Texas

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    The superintendent says roughly 50 students and staff members were inside the cafeteria having breakfast when the student opened fire. The injured girl, who was not identified, was transported to Parkland Hospital with unknown injuries. Italy High School is located off Interstate 35E close to U.S. Highway 77 and State Highway 34-about 15 miles south of Waxahachie. He said he had no information on her condition.
  • Australian Open: Rafael Nadal Demolishes Dzumhur to Reach Round-of-16

    Australian Open: Rafael Nadal Demolishes Dzumhur to Reach Round-of-16

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    Nadal was out in front early with a set and a break but the diminutive Argentine kept pushing and pushing the action. Carreno Busta showed heart to rally from a break down in the fourth set and push the match into a third tiebreak but was quickly overwhelmed by Cilic's firepower as the Croatian brought up four match points in a hurry.
  • German Social Democrats Say 'Yes' to Coalition Talks With Merkel

    German Social Democrats Say 'Yes' to Coalition Talks With Merkel

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    They have been anxiously awaiting the return to action of economic and political heavyweight Germany , hoping to see a government emerge that will unblock key European Union reforms. He suggested his party's best chance at regaining support from its grassroots was through vigorously pursuing its policies from within government and not behaving as a "junior partner" to Merkel .
  • USA unveils new security strategy

    USA unveils new security strategy

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    The announcement sparked a backlash from Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who branded the new USA strategy as "confrontational". "China is a strategic competitor using predatory economics to intimidate its neighbors while militarizing features in the South China Sea", Mattis wrote.
  • South Korea asks North to explain canceled visit

    South Korea asks North to explain canceled visit

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    Earlier in December, the IOC chose to ban Russian Federation from the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, after an over-17-month IOC investigation "confirmed the systemic manipulation of the anti-doping rules and system in Russian Federation during the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, as well as the various levels of administrative, legal and contractual responsibility".
  • Battlefield 1 Apocalypse DLC Expansion Releases In February, Here's What It Includes

    Battlefield 1 Apocalypse DLC Expansion Releases In February, Here's What It Includes

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    The latest slice of DLC for the brutal shoot-'em-up features five new maps that focus on the latter stages of the Great War. You can find the details for each map and the new game mode below. DICE have not forgotten the ground troops either though, as the DLC is also bringing a new range of anti-aircraft weapons to the game. Premium Pass owners will also receive the Turning Tide DLC North Sea campaign later this month.
  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West reveal newborn baby's name

    Kim Kardashian, Kanye West reveal newborn baby's name

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    Following Kim's announcement, Khloe Kardashian gushed over her niece's name. Chicago was born Monday, weighing in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces. After Kim shared that their third child has arrived, many wondered about the baby's name. However, the name did take fans by surprise. "Maybe like a middle name or something", said Taylor Tippett, in Chicago . Others think that all three names point to one specific place.