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Angela Merkel sworn in for 4th term as German chancellor

Angela Merkel was sworn in for her fourth term as German chancellor on Wednesday, putting an end to nearly six months of political drift in ...
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Osaka University OKs world’s first test of iPS-cell-based heart failure treatment
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:16:34 +0100
A Japanese team of physicians won approval Friday from an Osaka University panel for its plan to carry out the world’s first clinical study for ...
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Sources contradict testimony by Jeff Sessions that he opposed Russia outreach in 2016
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:52:58 +0100
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony that he opposed a proposal for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign team to meet with Russians has been contradicted ...
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Interior secretary defends Japanese greeting to Hawaii congresswoman
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:32:11 +0100
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is defending his use of a Japanese greeting when responding to a question from a congresswoman of Japanese descent.The Arizona Republic ...
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Kushner Cos. filed false NYC housing paperwork, intimidated tenants into leaving: AP
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:30:10 +0100
When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015, most of the tenants were protected by special rules ...
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U.K. art teacher wins $1 million teaching prize for inner city work
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:28:31 +0100
A British art teacher won a highly competitive $1 million teaching prize on Sunday for her work with inner-city children in London, helping students feel ...
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Rebels in Syria’s besieged eastern Ghouta discussing cease-fire with U.N.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:27:32 +0100
The main rebel group in the southern pocket of Syria’s opposition-held eastern Ghouta said on Sunday it was negotiating with a United Nations delegation about ...
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Ballot stuffing, coercion and gimmicks seen marring Russian election
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:24:47 +0100
Social networks buzzed all day Sunday with videos, photos and firsthand accounts of voting violations in Russia’s presidential election.Election authorities said they will investigate all ...
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Facebook apologizes for blocking Delacroix masterpiece over nudity
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:23:33 +0100
Facebook admitted on Sunday making a mistake after it banned an advert featuring French artist Eugene Delacroix’s famous work, “Liberty Leading the People,” because it ...
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Thousands of Rio favela residents march in memory of slain activist who fought police brutality
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:22:44 +0100
About 2,000 people marched through the Mare favela in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday in memory of human rights activist Marielle Franco, who was gunned ...
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Pennsylvania teen girl home, man who took her from school in custody after both turn up in Mexico
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:20:57 +0100
A Pennsylvania teenager who was missing for almost two weeks along with the 45-year-old man who frequently signed her out of school without her parents’ ...
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Trump brings simmering grievances over Robert Mueller, Andrew McCabe to a boil
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:19:56 +0100
President Donald Trump is questioning the impartiality of Robert Mueller’s investigation and says the probe is groundless, while raising doubts about whether a fired top ...
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Key North Korean diplomat heads to Finland ahead of possible talks with U.S. and South Korea
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:18:52 +0100
A senior North Korean diplomat left for Finland on Sunday for talks with former U.S. and South Korean officials, Yonhap News Agency reported, amid a ...
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Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:16:23 +0100
Russians voted in a presidential election Sunday that was expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory, but his opponents alleged officials were compelling people ...
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In Russian election, some people say they were ordered to vote by their employers
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:05:05 +0100
Opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin alleged that voters in Sunday’s presidential election were being compelled to show up at polling stations in a Kremlin ...
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Sumo association reveals two fresh cases of physical abuse among wrestlers
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:44:34 +0100
Two fresh cases of physical abuse in the sumo world were revealed by the Japan Sumo Association on Sunday.The association, troubled by a variety of ...
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