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The Gold Coast is staging the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games , but cycling and shooting events are being held in refurbished Brisbane venues that were initially built for the 1982 Games. "I was like, "omigosh", and then I looked up at the board and I saw that I'd won". They won 10 medals, with just one gold to Emily Seebohm in the women's 200m backstroke, to finish eighth on the table - their worst position since 1991 - and the Commonwealth Games has been seen as a step to ...
  • Saraki speaks on Offa robbery incident

    Saraki speaks on Offa robbery incident

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    The police said on Friday that 17 people were killed in the attack. Governor Ahmed, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Dr Muyideen Akorede, called on anyone with useful information on the incident to contact the state police command on the following numbers (‭0803 739 1280‬ and 0803 702 4320)‬ .
  • Stevie Wonder Joins Twitter & Pays Tribute To MLK In Star-Studded Video

    Stevie Wonder Joins Twitter & Pays Tribute To MLK In Star-Studded Video

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    Each testimonial finished with the #DreamStillLives , to honor Dr. King's infamous dream for the USA more than 50 years ago. "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's teachings and works have led me and the world to give peace a chance". Please POST, LIKE, and SHARE your own Dream Still Lives video with #DreamStillLives on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, at 5:05 PM Pacific / 7:05 PM Central / 8:05 PM Eastern.
  • North Korea: Ex-South Korean president a 'traitor'

    North Korea: Ex-South Korean president a 'traitor'

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    She has been boycotting the hearing in protest of the court's October decision to extend her incarceration six months. Park, the daughter of assassinated dictator Park Chung-hee, faced a total of 18 charges. In 2012, she won the presidential election by defeating her liberal rival and current President Moon Jae-in, riding a wave of support by conservatives who wanted to see her repeat her father's charismatic economic revival.
  • Canada crash: 14 killed as junior hockey team bus collides with truck

    Canada crash: 14 killed as junior hockey team bus collides with truck

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    Police said early Saturday another 14 were injured, three of them critically. The RCMP confirmed 28 people were on the bus at the time of the accident. Some go on to star in the National Hockey League. "We're asking people to come down if they need to talk to somebody or be with other people that are sharing their grief with them", Muench said.
  • Torpedoed Garcia watches Masters defense sink out of sight

    Torpedoed Garcia watches Masters defense sink out of sight

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    While Woods, searching for a first major triumph since 2008, continues to shake off years of competitive rust, his "where there's will, there's a way to win" attitude remains intact. World number 24 Reed is the only player since Ernie Els in 2015 to shoot birdie or better on all four of Augusta's par-5 holes in each of the first two days.
  • Car drives into crowd in Germany, several dead

    Car drives into crowd in Germany, several dead

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    It was not immediately clear if the incident was a deliberate attack, police said. Susann Zschiesche, a representative of Munster Police in North Rhine-Westphalia state, told German broadcaster N24 that a truck drove into a crowd. There is a restaurant located in the vicinity of the Kiepenkerl statue and photographs posted on social media showed tables and chairs strewn at the scene.
  • Cam Newton fine after vehicle collides with dump truck

    Cam Newton fine after vehicle collides with dump truck

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    As TMZ Sports first reported on Friday, the crash took place at 4pm, but it is unclear who was at fault. Newton was not injured and seen walking after the wreck. Newton previously was involved in a rollover accident in 2014 he felt afterward like " someone's supposed to be dead ". The Panthers' hopes of returning to Super Bowl contention next season will once hinge on the health of their star quarterback, who should probably avoid getting into more potentially devastating auto ...
  • Hundreds at funeral for journalist killed covering mass Gaza protests

    Hundreds at funeral for journalist killed covering mass Gaza protests

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    But the violence was markedly less than last week, when Palestinians in the blockaded enclave launched what they said would be six weeks of protests leading up to the May 15 commemoration of the Nakba , or catastrophe, marking the flight and expulsion of an estimated 700,000 Palestinians seven decades ago upon Israel's creation.
  • Palestinians bury their dead after Israel kills nine in border clashes

    Palestinians bury their dead after Israel kills nine in border clashes

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    A leading Israeli rights group, B'Tselem, issued a rare appeal to Israeli soldiers this week to refuse "grossly illegal" open-fire orders. For a second week in a row, the United States blocked a U.N. A Palestinian journalist has succumbed to his wounds and died today after being shot in the stomach by an Israeli sniper on Friday. Israeli troops fired live rounds Friday against Palestinians attempting to break through the border fence, the Israeli military said, a week after violence led to ...
  • Germany praises bail decision for ex-Catalan leader

    Germany praises bail decision for ex-Catalan leader

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    As he spoke, a group supporters had gathered outside the refugee advocacy center in Berlin's Kreuzberg district where the conference was held. Spain's Supreme Court reactivated global arrest warrants last month for Puigdemont and four other Catalan politicians who went into self-imposed exile past year.
  • Fresh raids pound Syrian rebels as talks falter

    Fresh raids pound Syrian rebels as talks falter

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    The photo shows buses carrying Jaish al-Islam militants and their families arrive in the Syrian town of Azaz on April 5, 2018 on their way to a refugee camp. The violence came after almost two weeks of calm in the last rebel-held town in the area known as eastern Ghouta after the Russians have agreed with the Army of Islam to evacuate the area toward rebel-held regions north of the country.
  • Neighbors saddened after shooting of pregnant woman

    Neighbors saddened after shooting of pregnant woman

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    Thursday for a report of a suicidal woman with a knife. As a condition of her bond, Jordan can not have any children in her care or home other than her biological children. When asked about the motive, Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter called the crime "unexplainable". Mouhib had called 911 twice during March. Authorities have removed the other family members from the home, their whereabouts were not revealed.
  • Facebook To Start Disclosing Identity Of Political Advertisers

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    Sandberg also said they're "working with third-party fact checkers", and highlighted a pre-2018 election "partnership with the AP in all 50 states". "It's going to help us a lot because they're the biggest platform, but what about Twitter?" As part of a slew of recent changes stemming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal , Facebook announced Friday that it would require advertisers to be "authorized" before they could post political ads.
  • IPL 2018 | Hrithik, Jacqueline rehearse for big night. See pics

    IPL 2018 | Hrithik, Jacqueline rehearse for big night. See pics

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    The Opening Ceremony of IPL 2018 was to be held today in the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai . The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) kicks off on the weekend, with Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) facing off in the opening game of the tournament at the former's backyard.
  • Budget session: Both houses of Parliament were adjourned sine die

    Budget session: Both houses of Parliament were adjourned sine die

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    During the second leg of the session, the Rajya Sabha had 30 sittings in all. For the second half, which started on March 5, the productivity dropped to a measly four per cent. He said that even Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, who headed the Union Constitution Committee for reporting on the structure and function of the future legislature of India, had feared in 1936 that a second house would "check any forward tendencies of the lower House and will be reactionary".
  • USA says its military mission in Syria nears end

    USA says its military mission in Syria nears end

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    He went on to outline the $700 billion budget for the U.S. Military, calling it the "largest ever passed", adding that "the military is now stronger than we've ever had before, by far-that's not exactly a great thing for Russian Federation".
  • Weather Authority: Light snow Thursday night

    Weather Authority: Light snow Thursday night

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    It will arrive overnight and likely impact your Friday morning commute. The general trend is a little warmer and drier, with Sunday's and Mondays highs hitting the 40s with scattered showers. But clearly it's the South Island most exposed to the cold snap with snow on the ranges and some alpine passes and only mid single digit highs for some towns.
  • China vows to 'counterattack' US as Trump's trade spat worsens

    China vows to 'counterattack' US as Trump's trade spat worsens

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    It did not rush to comment. The expert added that it would be hard for the Trump administration to fill the list of targeted Chinese products valued at $100 billion without hurting the interests of these USA companies. That would equate to as much as $617bn being lost from world economic growth. Both sides are puffing up their chests, but both sides know they have much to lose.
  • MI governor: Flint tap water safe to drink again

    MI governor: Flint tap water safe to drink again

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    Snyder's statement says 94 percent of water samples taken between July 1 and December 31, 2017, tested below the federal guideline of 15 parts per billion or less of lead and copper. But Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, D-Flint, said the state should make free bottled water available until every lead service line in Flint is replaced.