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Ilminster bowler Rob Paxton also got off to a winning start on his games debut as part of the England team which thrashed Papua New Guinea 24-6 in section A of the triples competition at the Broadbeach club. "I am quite happy with the achievement that I claimed two gold medals", she said. Speaking to the press after the finals, she said "I was so excited, I made a personal best".
  • Four Christians Killed, Girl Wounded in Easter Monday Attack in Pakistan

    Four Christians Killed, Girl Wounded in Easter Monday Attack in Pakistan

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    News . The family had come to visit relatives in Quetta's Shahzaman road area, where a large number of the city's Christian community lives. "It was an act of terrorism", he added. The roads in between Christian communities and places of worship, however, remain vulnerable. Four members of a Catholic family were killed in a militant attack a day after the minority community celebrated Easter.
  • Damaging Wind To Hit Wednesday Afternoon And Night, More Snow Friday

    Damaging Wind To Hit Wednesday Afternoon And Night, More Snow Friday

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    The weather could produce a light accumulation of snow, if any, Gresiak said. At least it will be warm, with a high temperature near 66 degrees in Providence. The official record snowfall for April 3, dating to 1945, is 3.7 inches. Part of the Polar Vortex will remain anchored near Hudson Bay in Canada through this weekend, AccuWeather said.
  • Presumed Dead After US Marine Helicopter Crash In California

    Presumed Dead After US Marine Helicopter Crash In California

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    Tuesday near El Centro, not far from the U.S. -Mexico border. The CH-53E Super Stallion involved in the incident belonged to 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing based out of Miramar, California . It is primarily used for used for minesweeping and transportation of cargo. But the aging platform has faced problems, especially in training, in recent years.
  • Corbyn attends event with group calling for Israel's destruction

    Corbyn attends event with group calling for Israel's destruction

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    As the Labour anti-Semitism row continues, Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of hiding anti-Semitic links after deleting his Facebook account. Corbyn attended a Passover Seder in his constituency organized by Jewdas, a group which last week accused the Jewish Board of Deputies , Jewish Leadership Council and Jewish Labour Movement of "playing a unsafe game with people's lives".
  • French railway strikes cause misery for passengers

    French railway strikes cause misery for passengers

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    Trains ground to a halt and waste treatment plants were blockaded in a nationwide protest dubbed "Black Tuesday". For a total of 36 days of strike that was set to last until the end of June, the rail workers were expected to alternate between two days of strike action and three at work.
  • Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces on Gaza border

    Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces on Gaza border

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    The deal between Israel and UNHCR , which was to be carried out over the next five years, had rested on the agency's ability to relocate some 16,000 of the refugees to "developed" countries where the agency has resettlement programs ― including in Europe, the U.S., Canada and Australia, Spindler told HuffPost.
  • Sinclair Chairman Claims Entire Print Media Has 'No Credibility'

    Sinclair Chairman Claims Entire Print Media Has 'No Credibility'

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    The script also decries some members of the media who us their platforms to "push their own personal bias and agenda", which is "extremely dangerous" to our democracy . Scott Livingston, Sinclair's senior vice president of news, backed the promos. Representatives for Sinclair declined to comment on the accusations of employee monitoring and instead directed HuffPost to a press release from Livingston released on Monday.
  • Lacklustre demand drags Indian March factory growth to 5-month low: PMI

    Lacklustre demand drags Indian March factory growth to 5-month low: PMI

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    Poland's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) remained unchanged at 53.7 points in March, according to Markit, a provider of financial information services. One currency strategist had said that the predictions for the manufacturing sector survey was especially hard given the poor weather conditions in the area during that survey's timeframe.
  • Egypt's Sisi wins election with no real opposition

    Egypt's Sisi wins election with no real opposition

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    Egypt's National Election Authority (NEA) officials announced the election result in Cairo on Monday. The figure is almost triple the amount that Moussa Mostafa Moussa received - the regime backer received just 656, 354 votes, or 2.9 percent of the total tally.
  • 11 militants including top commanders killed in Kashmir

    11 militants including top commanders killed in Kashmir

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    Kashmir University students also held a protest on the campus in Srinagar's Hazratbal area. Following the deaths of 13 Kashmiri militants and three Indian soldiers in multiple gunfights, more killings took place when thousands of civilians marched in support of the militants; Indian forces were accused of opening fire on unarmed protesters.
  • Severe Weather Alert: Thunderstorms expected Tuesday night

    Severe Weather Alert: Thunderstorms expected Tuesday night

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    It'll also be a windy one out there today and tonight , with sustained winds between 15 and 25 miles per hour, and wind gusts as high as 30-35 miles per hour. Behind the cold front, temperatures take a 20 degree dive down to the upper 50s for highs Wednesday afternoon . Showers and thunderstorms will become more widespread as this cooler air interacts with the warm, moist air in place around the area.
  • Russia, Turkey to launch a joint investment fund - RDIF

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    The Russian President arrived in Ankara with a delay at 15.20, and at 15.50 he was welcomed by the Turkish President in a special ceremony. Turkey and Russian Federation have put aside their traditional rivalries and differences on regional issues to forge closer ties.
  • Israel, UN Reach Deal on Deportation of African Migrants to Europe

    Israel, UN Reach Deal on Deportation of African Migrants to Europe

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    The issue has pitted right-wing nationalists, who argue that the presence of Christian and Muslim immigrants as a threat to the country's identity as a Jewish state, against progressives and Holocaust survivors who say Israel's history means it ought to take in refugees fleeing conflict and starvation.
  • ISIS Kills 19 Pro-Govt Fighters in Eastern Syria

    ISIS Kills 19 Pro-Govt Fighters in Eastern Syria

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    State media said the first members of the Jaysh al-Islam rebel group had left Douma on buses and were due travel to the northern town of Jarablus. Jihadists from the Islamic State group have killed at least 19 pro-government fighters in a spate of attacks in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said today.
  • Boko Haram attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria

    Boko Haram attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria

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    As per the government statement, it was the largest attack since it initiated bilateral talks with the Islamist militants to consider a proposed peace process. Still reportedly adverse to talks is another faction, known as Shekau. The attacks by Boko Haram , which has been fighting for almost nine years to establish a hardline Islamic state in northeast Nigeria , have claimed at least 20,000 lives and displaced more than two million people.
  • Malala Yousafzai Returns To London After Nostalgic Visit To Hometown Pakistan

    Malala Yousafzai Returns To London After Nostalgic Visit To Hometown Pakistan

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    She also campaigned for Malala Fund , which is working towards educating girls in Pakistan among other countries. "Peace has returned to Swat because of the invaluable sacrifices rendered by my brothers and sisters", she said at a school outside Mingora, the district´s main town, where she was escorted by the Pakistani military.
  • Baton Rouge Union of Police says it stands behind Salamoni

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    The video shows them attempting to subdue sterling outside a convenience store. Surveillance footage shows Sterling pushing back against the two officers when they appear and attempt to pin him against a auto. He describes the scene as Salamoni coming for Sterling like "a pit bull [that] immediately escalated the entire situation". Salamoni's attorney, John McLindon, had said Tuesday that he expected the officer to be fired.
  • Vietnam War veterans honored with lapel pins, ceremony

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    Military veterans from the Vietnam period said during that gathering where retired soldiers, airmen, marines and sailors received a special lapel pin meant to honor them for their service. "It was very rewarding". "The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, and our partners, have dedicated the last two years honoring our Vietnam veterans by presenting them with a 50th anniversary commemorative pin", said Zimmerman.
  • Lagos Govt closes roads for Buhari's visit, Thursday

    Lagos Govt closes roads for Buhari's visit, Thursday

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    I had to use alternative routes because the main road has been blocked", Ahmed Busari, a port clearing agent, told AFP. "We want the people to bear with us to ensure that we all join hands to make the visit of Mr". "The whole city is shut down for the entire day". President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the nation's commercial capital, Lagos, has continued to generate anger and displeasure among Lagosians.
  • Malala visits Swat Valley amid high security

    Malala visits Swat Valley amid high security

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    The visit - on which she was accompanied by her father, mother, and two brothers - was kept tightly under wraps. Security was beefed up in Mingora , Yousafzai's hometown, but authorities wouldn't confirm whether she would be arriving there.
  • First case of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, identified in the UK

    First case of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, identified in the UK

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    Dr Gwenda Hughes, the head of Public Health England's STI section, said: "We are investigating a case who has gonorrhoea which was acquired overseas and is very resistant to the recommended first line treatment. A more thorough analysis of the Briton's gonorrhea infection suggests that another antibiotic could work. The authorities have indeed registered the "worst case of super-gonorrhea in the world".
  • West Indies players arrive in Karachi on the eve of first T20

    West Indies players arrive in Karachi on the eve of first T20

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    The issue of security remains the main talking point ahead of the T20I series which will mark the return of global cricket to Karachi after nine years. In case the Jason Mohammed-led side are victorious by a 3-0 margin, they will overtake Pakistan with the teams finishing on 122 and 120 points, respectively.
  • Russia says it has tested a new nuclear missile

    Russia says it has tested a new nuclear missile

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    CNBC reports that Russia's military carried out the test of the Sarmat missile system at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, a spaceport in western Russia, while Russian intelligence tweeted out a video of the successful test. It is the second time the rocket has been fired since last December. A defense source told Russia's state news agency on Thursday that the missile will enter service by 2021, with serial production beginning in 2020.
  • UN calls for investigation after 16 Palestinians killed

    UN calls for investigation after 16 Palestinians killed

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    A slew of Palestinian protesters marched in Gaza along the fence in what is being labeled as the Great March of Return . Tens of thousands of Palestinians marched to Gaza's border with Israel on Friday in the largest such demonstration in recent memory, calling for Palestinians to be allowed to return to land that their ancestors fled from in Israel's 1948 War of Independence.
  • Mega Millions winning numbers drawn for $521M jackpot

    Mega Millions winning numbers drawn for $521M jackpot

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    Those ticket holders won $1 million each, according to ABC News. Tickets were $2 each and the draw entry closed at 7:45 p.m. PT. See official rules HERE. Mega Millions drawings take place every Tuesday and Friday night. When asked what he would do if finding himself the victor of the mega Millions jackpot, his answer was surprising.