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A British veteran, Tristan Voorspuy , was shot last month in the cycle of violence. The incident follows the shooting of Italian conservationist and owner of Gallmann Africa Conservancy, Kuki Gallmann , in Laikipia West. They say the men are trying to drive out voters who might oppose them and win votes by promising supporters access to private land. The head of the Laikipia Farmers' Association, Martin Evans, condemned the attack.
  • Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

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    Identities of Americans in such reports are normally "masked" by calling them "U.S. Person 1" and "U.S. person 2", for example. If the National Security Agency deems those reasons vaild, it will unmask the names. "I leaked nothing to nobody", Rice told MSNBC . He said this is a golden opportunity for President Trump to crack down and "make an example" of a corrupt government bureaucrat.
  • 'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials say

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    The provincial government in a statement said at least four key leaders of the group were also among those killed. The blast, from the weapon dubbed the "mother of all bombs," destroyed three underground tunnels as well as weapons and ammunition, but no civilian was hurt, said a Defense Ministry spokesman.
  • Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

    Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

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    China, the North's sole major ally, and Russian Federation have both urged restraint, with Beijing's foreign minister Wang Yi warning that "conflict could break out at any moment". "Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem? We will see what happens!" Deputy national adviser K.T.
  • Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead

    Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead

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    According to media in the country, the five dead include the pilot and three passengers as well as the driver of a lorry which was hit by the plane. Four people were slightly injured, emergency services said. The Tires airfield said the plane was a twin-engine Piper PA-31 Navajo aircraft. One nearby house was also blackened by smoke, and nine people had to be evacuated from their homes.
  • Election kicks off with promises, rallies

    Election kicks off with promises, rallies

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    With the B.C. Liberals' multi-million-dollar campaign rolling across the province, the B.C. NDP and Green Party are wooing voters with promises of help for low-income people and renters. While operating expenses are predicted to produce small surpluses over the next three years, the New Democrats expect to add $7 billion to the province's debt over five years through capital expenditures aimed at creating 96,000 jobs.
  • Jury begin 6th day of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez trial

    Jury begin 6th day of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez trial

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    The decision comes two years after another MA jury found the former National Football League tight end guilty of murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park near his home in June 2013. He had been accused of the fatal shooting of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado outside a Boston nightclub in 2012. The jury found Hernandex guilty of only one of the eight charges - unlawful possession of a firearm.
  • Iran's Rouhani Registers to Run in May for Second Term

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    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani registered Friday to run in the upcoming presidential elections in May, saying he will continue to preserve a landmark nuclear deal that his country reached with world powers in 2015. An ally of Khamenei, Raisi has yet to register for the vote, however. After the registration, Raisi called for "respect to the law" by both people and the officials.
  • Seeking to salvage ties, US and Russia agree on Syria probe

    Seeking to salvage ties, US and Russia agree on Syria probe

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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov blasted US claims that it has "irrefutable evidence" of election interference. Putin's decision to host Tillerson signaled Moscow's intent to maintain communication with the US even as they bash each other publicly in louder and louder tones.
  • Assad: Chemical Attack is "100% Fabrication"

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    Now a declassified report released by the National Security Council reiterates that the U.S.is confident Assad's forces carried out the April 4 chemical attack and lays out the intelligence community's reasoning - without including classified information used in the analysis.
  • Tillerson Visits Russia Amid Tension Over US Missile Strike In Syria

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    This frame grab from video provided on Tuesday April 4, 2017 shows a Syrian doctor treating a boy following a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. He told reporters that Washington's military strategy in Syria had not changed even after the strikes, saying "our priority remains the defeat" of the Islamic State group.
  • South Africans Ought to Continue Fighting Racism, President Zuma Says

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    African Independent Congress, African People's Convention, Congress of the People, Democratic Alliance (DA), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) and the United Democratic Movement (UDM) are planning to hold what they call the "National Day of Action" on Wednesday to continue to exert pressure on the president to step down.
  • Rapper Chief Keef charged with DUI in Miami Beach

    Rapper Chief Keef charged with DUI in Miami Beach

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    We reached out to representatives for comment. McElrath reportedly noticed the cops and ran back into Chief Keef's auto. "As such he is particularly vulnerable to police actions that seek to silence him". Even if he weren't driving under the influence, it definitely wouldn't have been hard for the police to find Chief. One of the passengers also had an outstanding warrant, and the Altima's driver was charged with driving with a suspended license, the report added.
  • 20 senior UP bureaucrats transferred

    20 senior UP bureaucrats transferred

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    Avanish Kumar Awasthi will replace Sehgal and has been given charge of all departments that were previously with Sehgal. Awasthi was serving as Joint Secretary in the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment since April, 2013. Deepak Agarwal, who held the charge, has been put on the wait list. Meerut Divisional Commissioner Alok Sinha has been named the new Principal Secretary of the Industrial and Infrastructure Development Department.
  • Triple Talaq will end in 18 months: Muslim Personal Law Board

    Triple Talaq will end in 18 months: Muslim Personal Law Board

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    The statement comes after the AIMPLB claimed that it had received 3.50 crore forms from Muslim women around the country favoring Shariyat and triple talaq . The matter would be examined by a five-judge Constitution Bench during the summer vacation. The submissions drawn by advocate Madhvi Divan have been settled by Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi.
  • Sessions outlines immigration enforcement priorities during visit to Nogales

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    All adults apprehended at the border are to be detained and at least 125 additional immigration judges are to be appointed and put in the field on an expedited basis. Mr Session's plan is reinforced by the Justice Department's latest budget proposal, which would direct hundreds of millions of dollars to hiring new Border Patrol agents, federal prosecutors, and deputy US Marshals, while cutting the department's overall budget by more than $1 billion.
  • European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

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    He has launched dozens of projectiles and conducted three nuclear tests since he came to power after his father's death in 2011, and claimed in January to be in the final stages of preparations to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province, says Observatory

    Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province, says Observatory

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    The Geneva Communique calls for a new Syrian constitution and elections, but does not specify the fate of Assad. Much of the worldwide community rallied behind Trump's decision to fire the cruise missiles in reaction to this week's chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of men, women and children in Syria.