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The Chinese had also constructed hardened shelters with retractable roofs for mobile missile launchers at Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief and enough hangars at Fiery Cross for 24 combat aircraft and three larger planes, including bombers .
  • Nigerian government forces rescue 211 hostages from Boko Haram

    Nigerian government forces rescue 211 hostages from Boko Haram

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    A senior military officer told TheCable that security personnel foiled an attack on Auno in Konduga local government area of the state. The group, also known as Jamaatu Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladissudan ("Vanguard for the Aid of Muslims in Black Africa"), specialised in high-profile killings and attacks on foreigners.
  • Trump's landmark Keystone XL pipeline deal will create 35 long-term American jobs

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    In a 2014 report , the State Department projected the pipeline would support 3,900 in construction jobs. Of those permanent jobs, 35 would reportedly be full-time while 15 would be given to temporary contractors. The pipeline still needs approval from the state of Nebraska, where it would stretch 275 miles. USA oil production is around 9 million barrels per day.
  • May to avoid McGuinness funeral service

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    A generation ago, the IRA, led by McGuinness, had tried to murder her father. Foster had been applauded as she arrived at the church. "Anyone who would like to sign it is welcome to do so". "He was a complicated picture, we must acknowledge when steps are made but we must not lose sight of the fact that we only needed a peace process because of people like Martin McGuinness in the first place".
  • Michael O'Neill 'deeply saddened' by shock passing of Ryan McBride

    Michael O'Neill 'deeply saddened' by shock passing of Ryan McBride

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    The cause of death is not yet known. President Higgins tweeted: "Along with all those who support Irish football, I express my sadness and condolences to the family of Derry City FC Captain Ryan McBride". The FAI will pay tribute to McBride at Friday night's World Cup qualifier against Wales at the Aviva Stadium. The funeral cortege is scheduled to leave his home at 9:20am for requiem mass at St Columba's Church, Longtower at 10am after which the interment will take place at the city ...
  • Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukrainian capital

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukrainian capital

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    Denis Voronenkov left Russian Federation after saying he was persecuted by security agencies. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov , however, pushed back against allegations that Russian Federation was involved in Voronenkov's death. The suggestion "contradicts the very point of the event", Channel One said, Russia's Interfax news agency reported. Until late 2014, foreign investors were bringing more money into Ukraine each year than migrant workers' remittances to their families.
  • Biren Singh wins trust vote in Manipur

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    The House elected BJP member Yumnam Khemchand Singh, a former taekwondo player, as the new Speaker. The party has 21 legislators in the assembly and enjoying support of 12 other MLAs of NPP, NPF and LJP. By all indications, it reaped the benefit of anti-incumbency due to issues such as migration from the hills to the plains and out of Uttarakhand as well, lack of adequate employment opportunities and infrastructure, and persisting problems relating to the 2013 floods.
  • Here's why you should never throw money into a pond

    Here's why you should never throw money into a pond

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    Although the turtle initially appeared to be recovering well, a check-up over the weekend revealed intestinal problems. In a Facebook posting yesterday, the veterinarian said Bank had not woken up since the operation and was in "very serious" condition.
  • Article 50 Will Be Triggered on 29 March, Government Confirms

    Article 50 Will Be Triggered on 29 March, Government Confirms

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    Mrs May's spokesman appeared to rule out an early general election at the same time as revealing the date of Brexit, saying: "There is not going to be one". This Bill gave the PM the official power to start the process of exiting the European Union - after the Supreme Court ruled she couldn't do it without a vote in Parliament .
  • Syria regime, opposition battle outside Damascus

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    The clashes killed at least 26 members of government forces and 21 rebels and militants, Abdel Rahman said . Fighters from the Islamist rebel groups Ahrar al-Sham and Faylaq al-Rahman took part in the clashes against regime forces, activists said.
  • Gas prices stable as United States production increases

    Gas prices stable as United States production increases

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    The average price of a gallon of gas here this week was $2.33, roughly flat from a week ago, but almost 34 cents higher than a year ago. The Florida average was $2.262, down from $2.274 a week ago. "Although it could take several weeks, analysts believe oil prices could recover by the time OPEC meets again in May". Rockford's average is $2.24, down a penny from last week.
  • 'You Are Europe's Future': Erdogan Tells Turks Abroad To Have 5 Children

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    Erdogan angered Germany and the Netherlands after he described bans by both European countries on planned rallies in support of the referendum as "fascist". Political consultant Atilla Yesilada of Global Source Partners says the attacks on Europe are an attempt by Erdogan to consolidate nationalist and religious voters ahead of next month's referendum.
  • Trump looks forward to visiting China: US state secretary

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    Washington has previously said all options, including military, are on the table in its review of policies toward North Korea and Japanese officials are keen to know more details. Xi said he had maintained sound communications with his USA counterpart Donald Trump through telephone calls and messages and they had agreed that the two countries could be good partners, Xinhua news agency reported .
  • Evacuation of last rebel-held district of Syria's Homs begins

    Evacuation of last rebel-held district of Syria's Homs begins

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    The deal had been negotiated between a Russian team and rebels, stipulating that around 12,000 people will leave al-Waer area, among them 2,500 fighters. In the early days of the uprising, the city saw huge, peaceful demonstrations against the Assad family's four-decade rule. Mr Barazi said there was communication with other rebel-held areas north of Homs city to reach similar deals.
  • Small planes collide above busy shopping mall

    Small planes collide above busy shopping mall

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    Police said each plane only had a pilot on board, both of whom were injured in Friday's crash. The injured pilot was rushed to the hospital along with two witnesses who suffered from shock following the crash. "I saw the plane spinning as it fell", he said. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has sent a team of investigators to the site. The two planes were heading for Saint-Hubert airport - where the Cargair flight school is also based - less than 400 meters as the crow flies ...
  • Over 100 JCPenney stores closing nationwide, Valley locations safe

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    Two Southwest Georgia stores are among five in the state that will be closed by J.C. Penney Co.by this summer. According to a release from the company, the move will affect about 5,000 jobs nationwide, with the liquidation process for most stores starting April 17 and closings starting in June.