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Pompeo's confirmation ahead of the full Senate now hangs with the votes of simply a handful of senators ascertaining whether or not he becomes the country's best diplomat 30 days after Trump fired Rex Tillerson . Short said on CNN . Of the committee's 21 members, all 10 Democrats plus one Republican, Sen. Pompeo said in his confirmation hearing earlier this month that he would respect minorities.
  • Iran's Moves in Syria Raise Risk of Conflict With Israel

    Iran's Moves in Syria Raise Risk of Conflict With Israel

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    But Russia-Israel relations have always been fraught. Tracking from Lebanon into Syria is another indication that the attack came from Israel. The Algemeiner reported on Friday that Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned of "unpleasant consequences" for the U.S.
  • PSEB Class 12th Results 2018 to be declared; check pseb

    PSEB Class 12th Results 2018 to be declared; check pseb

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    The PSEB had earlier announced that this year the result would of Class 10 , 12 exams would be announced within 15 days of culmination of the exam. Students wait has now over and the 12th board examination results for the Punjab board has been made a couple of minutes ago.
  • UAE says Qatari jets came too close to passenger flight

    UAE says Qatari jets came too close to passenger flight

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    Qatar has rejected accusations by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that its military aircraft intercepted an Emirati passenger plane . "The Qatari fighters pursued the UAE civil aircraft and approaching it, reducing the horizontal distance to less than two miles and the vertical to 700 feet, leaving a few seconds before the collision of the aircraft", according to the statement.
  • Comey memos on Trump released to Congress

    Comey memos on Trump released to Congress

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    Comey's memos ". Mr Comey makes clear in his memos that he was uncomfortable with the pressure and that it was not completely proper, though at the time he did not allege the president had broken any laws. At the time, officials at the FBI knew Comey had memorialized his interactions with the President, but were not aware he shared the contents outside of the bureau until Comey divulged it during his testimony last June, one source explained.
  • Man Bitten By Shark, Bear, Snake In Less Than 4 Years

    Man Bitten By Shark, Bear, Snake In Less Than 4 Years

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    In his latest escapade, Mr McWilliams was bodyboarding off the Hawaiian coast when an eight-foot tiger shark took a bite out of his leg. It was when he was knocked from his board in about 15ft of water that he felt a searing pain ripple through his left leg.
  • Wildfires burning in western Oklahoma can be seen from space

    Wildfires burning in western Oklahoma can be seen from space

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    Across several communities in Dewey County, 50 homes and hundreds of buildings have been consumed by the massive fire. The Woodward fire is about 45 percent contained. In the western USA overall, the average annual number of wildfires that are bigger than 1,000 acres has more than doubled since 1970, according to Climate Central.
  • Russia Told US What To Avoid Bombing In Syrian Airstrikes

    Russia Told US What To Avoid Bombing In Syrian Airstrikes

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    Lavrov noted that despite the escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington, the US made sure it didn't harm any Russian personnel and positions during the strikes against the regime of President Bashar Assad following a suspected chemical attack on the town of Douma.
  • Brexit: Theresa May 'may surrender over customs union'

    Brexit: Theresa May 'may surrender over customs union'

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    Downing Street has warned rebel Conservative MPs that an upcoming vote on whether Britain should stay in a customs union with the EU after Brexit will be a vote of confidence in Theresa May's leadership. Reports over the weekend suggested a "wargaming" exercise into the consequences of a concession showed that not even leading Brexiters such as Michael Gove, the environment secretary, or Boris Johnson , the foreign secretary, would resign.
  • Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

    Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

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    Comey has said he was within his rights as a private citizen to make the disclosure. I wrote last June about false testimony that Comey gave before the Senate Intelligence Committee. The Comey memo continues: "In telling the story, the president pointed his fingers at his head and said, 'the guy has serious judgement issues'". Seriously afflicted by the Washington disease of self-worship, Comey has been in the news a lot lately.
  • China says many Chinese casualties in North Korea bus crash

    China says many Chinese casualties in North Korea bus crash

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    In a separate statement, China's health ministry said it was sending a team of medical experts, along with equipment and drugs, to North Korea , to help treat survivors. North Korea is a popular, if offbeat, destination for Chinese tourists , especially those from the country's northeast. But bilateral ties had worsened as Pyongyang continued to develop ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons in defiance of worldwide warnings, which prompted China to bolster economic sanction against ...
  • Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama start time changed

    Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama start time changed

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    A pair of full-course cautions - the first when Charlie Kimball's auto came to a stop on track on Lap 12, the second when Will Power spun and hit the Turn 1 barrier on Lap 17 - preceded the first of two red-flag stoppages for declining track conditions on Lap 19.
  • Kate Middleton going into labor with her and Prince William's th

    Kate Middleton going into labor with her and Prince William's th

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    Mary's Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge", Prince William's office said in a statement. "The whole family is excited, including the children, who are very much aware that they are about to welcome a new brother or sister". Kate Middleton and Prince William have everything they need prepared for when their third child is born in the next few weeks. Crowds have already started to gather behind the barriers, in hope that they'll catch a glimpse of the royals or indeed get a first look at ...
  • G7 Will Not Consider Any More Sanctions on Russian Federation

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    The meeting came days after the G7 condemned the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter on British soil with a military-grade nerve agent. The issue, however, was likely to be raised in bilateral talks between G7 members, one official added. USA sanctions will restart except Trump yet again waives them on May 12.
  • Israel arrests 15 Hamas members after Malaysia assassination

    Israel arrests 15 Hamas members after Malaysia assassination

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    Malaysian authorities said Fadi al-Batsh, 35, was killed by two suspects believed to have ties with a foreign intelligence agency, in a drive-by shooting in Kuala Lumpur on his way to dawn prayers. GAZA, Palestinian Territories - The death of a Palestinian teenager during protests along Gaza's border with Israel sparked condemnation and global calls for restraint on Saturday.
  • India set to introduce death penalty for child rapists

    India set to introduce death penalty for child rapists

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    The investigation revealed that local police covered up the rape . Kailash Satyarthi , a Nobel laureate and children's rights activist, has described the proliferation of rape in India as "a national emergency", with nearly 100,000 cases pending in the courts.
  • Annual meteor shower to peak tonight

    Annual meteor shower to peak tonight

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    They peak on the 22nd. Most of MI will have good visibility of the meteor shower from Saturday dusk to Sunday dawn, according to an AccuWeather map . Lyrid meteors are little pieces of Comet Thatcher, a long-period comet that orbits the sun about once every 415 years. And as it travels, it leaves a huge trail of debris behind it that we swing through every year.
  • Passengers On Southwest Flight Issued $5000 Check And $1000 Travel Voucher

    Passengers On Southwest Flight Issued $5000 Check And $1000 Travel Voucher

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    The manufacturer of the jet engine that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines flight wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems. A NTSB inspection crew was also combing over the Boeing 737-700 for signs of what caused the engine to explode. "Southwest conducts periodic inspections at a higher frequency than what is called for by General Electric or CFM", explained Kelly.
  • Chemical weapons experts arrive at scene of Syria attack

    Chemical weapons experts arrive at scene of Syria attack

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    Assad's regime has been accused of using its arsenal of chemical weapons on several occasions during Syria's brutal seven-year civil war. At the same time, Le Drian reminded that experts of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons ( OPCW ) still no access to the site of a chemical attack.