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US to assign prosecutors, judges for migration caravan cases

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:38

Washington, April 24 (IANS) US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered to assign prosecutors and judges to immediately deal with cases of undocumented immigrants arriving in the country in the migratory caravan.

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US 'not naive' about N.Korea: White House

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:38

Washington, April 24 (IANS) The White House has insited that the US will not negotiate any concessions until North Korea takes concrete steps toward dismantling its nuclear and missile programmes, press secretary Sarah Sanders said.

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Ex-US President George H.W. Bush in intensive care

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:04

Washington, April 24 (IANS) Former US President George H.W. Bush is in intensive care after contracting an infection, a day after a funeral was held for his wife, Barbara Bush, the media reported.

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Kim Jong-un visits survivors of bus accident

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:26

Pyongyang, April 24 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited the survivors of a deadly bus accident that killed 36 people including 32 Chinese tourists, state media reported on Tuesday.

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18 killed in China karaoke bar fire

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:26

Beijing, April 24 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and five others injured in a fire that broke out at a karaoke bar in China's Guangdong province on Tuesday.

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US firm sued over discrimination

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:08

Washington, April 24 (IANS) The attorney general of US' Illinois state has filed a lawsuit against a transportation company for discrimination and harassment against customers, including Chinese students.

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Facebook took action on 1.9mn terror-related content

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:26

San Francisco, April 24 (IANS) Facebook took action on 1.9 million pieces of content related to the Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda in the first quarter of 2018, twice as much as the last quarter of 2017.

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Former US President George Bush hospitalised

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:38

Washington, April 24 (IANS) US President George H.W. Bush has been admitted to a hospital and placed in intensive care after suffering an infection, his office said. He is recovering at a Texas hospital.

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Van mows down 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:28

Toronto, April 24 (IANS) Ten persons have been killed and 15 injured after a man ploughed a rental van through pedestrians on a city sidewalk here in Canada.

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Iran vows to foil US plots of hurting Iranian economy

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 07:58

Tehran, April 24 (IANS) Iranian Petroleum Minister said here on Monday that Tehran will use all capacity to thwart the US President Donald Trump's attempts to hurt the country's economy.

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US Waffle House shooting suspect arrested after manhunt

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 06:30

Washington, April 24 (IANS) The gunman accused of killing four people at a Waffle House in the southern US state of Tennessee was arrested on Monday following an intensive manhunt, police said.

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9 killed after van plows into Toronto pedestrians

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 04:42

Toronto, April 24 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 16 others injured after a van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto's northern suburbs on Monday, police said.

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