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For the first time in almost six decades, Cubans are about to see what it's like without a Castro at the top. The National Assembly began a meeting Wednesday where Raul Castro plans to hand the presidency to a chosen successor. Many at Versailles Restaurant, where there was a massive celebration when Fidel Castro died, viewed the Cuban National Assembly's process as a political transition, but not as political change.
  • Brown's Bid to Finesse Trump's National Guard Plan

    Brown's Bid to Finesse Trump's National Guard Plan

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    President Trump orders troops to border of US and MexicoKeegan released a statement saying, "the federal government has not yet responded and added that the next step is for the federal government to respond by signing the Memorandum of Agreement ".
  • United States and UK accuse Russian Federation of global cyber attack

    United States and UK accuse Russian Federation of global cyber attack

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    Shortly after the announcement, the White House said Joyce would leave his post and return to the U.S. National Security Agency. "The points which this reinforces for us as a government, and should reinforce for all Australians, is that vigilance is absolutely imperative in terms of cyber security", Senator Payne told reporters in Adelaide on Tuesday.
  • Mecca Masjid case judge resigns

    Mecca Masjid case judge resigns

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    Only five accused faced trial as two are still absconders. Both blasts planned on a gap of five months in 2007, were termed part of the same conspiracy by NIA. The confession became the most vital proof for the NIA to corroborate other little evidence it had since it got both these cases well after the occurrence of the blasts, almost four years later.
  • Boy, 8, brings knife to school, attacks 3 students

    Boy, 8, brings knife to school, attacks 3 students

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    School officials immediately called police and an ambulance. Robyn McDougle, the interim director of the Center for Public Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University's L. One of the injured kids is a 7th grader who was waiting to catch a transfer bus, the other two are students at Pleasantview. "They don't charge children this young with crimes", the chief said "You try to get them treatment and help them be successful".
  • Why Zuckerberg Won the Facebook Hearings

    Why Zuckerberg Won the Facebook Hearings

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    When Facebook was alerted in 2015 that 87 million profiles were collected by Cambridge Analytica , a data consulting firm, those users were not notified and the process of notifying these users is still underway. If I go to the Toys R Us site or Babies R Us site looking for little tykes outdoor swing sets, I go back on fb. ads come up on my page and many other things I have searched.
  • Terrorism has no link to Islam, says Arab League

    Terrorism has no link to Islam, says Arab League

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    Tunisia has been chosen as the location for the 30th Arab Summit, taking place in March 2019. The summit will offer an opportunity for Arab leaders to hold smaller meetings on the sidelines to discuss and coordinate on a wide range of issues, including how to move forward on Syria, how to handle the tense situation in Gaza, and what to do about Libya.
  • 'This attack will only lead to more devastating conflict'

    'This attack will only lead to more devastating conflict'

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    She explained that the 105-missile strike "obliterated" the major research facility used to create the weapons and shared a message from President Donald Trump . Russia's demand for condemnation and an immediate halt to "aggression" and "any further use of force" by the U.S., Britain and France got support from only two other countries on the 15-member council China and Bolivia.
  • KY Governor claims

    KY Governor claims "child was sexually assaulted" because of teacher protests

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    Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation raising teacher salaries by about $6,100 and providing millions in new education funding, but many say schools need more money. The increase is possible because of a more than $480 million tax increase approved in a separate bill. "I am concerned that the buy-out provisions will be viewed as "credit negative" by rating agencies if not changed", he said.
  • Erdogan and Trump agree to stay in close touch on Syria

    Erdogan and Trump agree to stay in close touch on Syria

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    It is the time for Bashar Assad regime to leave Syria, the Turkish official said yesterday based on a Daily Sabah report about the last deadly chemical attacks by the regime in E.Ghouta and Douma districts. "If an attack occurs against the forces [in Syria] backed by Russian Federation or there is an attack by the USA -supported forces, Russian Federation won't be able to stay away, otherwise it will lose its influence".
  • Turkey welcomes US-led joint airstrikes in Syria

    Turkey welcomes US-led joint airstrikes in Syria

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    The U.S., U.K., and France launched airstrikes on the Assad regime's alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria earlier on Saturday. "We spent the night sleepless and followed the operation", Erdogan said at a rally in Istanbul. Turkey was informed about the military operation in Syria, said previously Mahir Unal, spokesman and deputy chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party.
  • Kathua case: Mufti lauds people for dismissing communal forces

    Kathua case: Mufti lauds people for dismissing communal forces

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    Settling any doubts on the future of the PDP-BJP coalition government, Akhtar said, "We appreciate our alliance partner BJP, which supported us". That was perhaps his clearest reference to the PDP's alliance with the BJP under which the situation in Kashmir has deteriorated and the rate of civilian deaths has been quite high .
  • Winnie Madikizela-Mandela laid to rest

    Winnie Madikizela-Mandela laid to rest

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    Former president Jacob Zuma and Thabo Mbeki were booed when programme director Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula acknowledged their presence, seemingly in reaction to Mbeki's interview last week where he said Madikizela-Mandela shouldn't be credited as an individual for her role in the struggle for freedom.
  • Very Warm Today, but Storms on Sunday

    Very Warm Today, but Storms on Sunday

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    The strongest storms should roll in after 12AM.lingering through around 7AM as the cold front crosses. Things will really cool off Sunday with a high of just 57 degrees to be accompanied by the rain. WIND ADVISORY for Saturday as winds could gust as high as 45 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour along lakefront. Early Saturday morning will be quite mild with most spots in the 50s.
  • Afghan District Governor Among Those Killed In Taliban Attack

    Afghan District Governor Among Those Killed In Taliban Attack

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    The fall of Khawaja Omari to the Taliban extends their territory closer to the provincial capital, also called Ghazni, a city of 150,000 people 150 km (95 miles) southwest of the Afghan capital, Kabul . Fifteen security forces were killed. Ghazni's Khawaja Omari district was considered one of the province's safest districts. The attack began at about 2 a.m.
  • Most rockets in Western attacks on Syria were intercepted: Russian Federation

    Most rockets in Western attacks on Syria were intercepted: Russian Federation

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    But this was balanced by a warning from France's ambassador to the U.N., Francois Delattre, who told the Security Council that the Syrian government's decision to use chemical weapons again meant they had "reached a point of no return". Russian Federation has been a staunch ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad's government and has helped turn the tide of war in his favor since entering the conflict in September 2015.
  • United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of spying on Sergei Skripal for five years

    United Kingdom accuses Russian Federation of spying on Sergei Skripal for five years

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    By 1993, when Russia signed the Chemical Weapons Convention, Sedwill said it was "likely" that some Novichoks had passed testing to allow their use by the Russian military. Sergei Kripal remains hospitalised, but British health officials say he is recovering. The letter comes as British officials try to consolidate European support for united actions against Russian Federation.