• Costa Rica presidential polls, NZ-England Test, and other news in pictures
Costa Rica presidential polls, NZ-England Test, and other news in pictures

Carlos Alvarado Quesada , presidential candidate of the ruling Citizens' Action Party (PAC), celebrates his victory during the presidential election in San Jose , Costa Rica April 1, 2018. After Solis won, he was made social development minister, then labor minister. Voters will choose between Carlos Alvarado of the ruling Citizen Acti...

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  • One Man Dead in Atwater Officer-Involved-Shooting
One Man Dead in Atwater Officer-Involved-Shooting

The suspect who was shot had improved to stable condition Wednesday at Moses Cone Hospital, Scott said. The suspect continued to fire, before an MPD officer returned fire, hitting Shelton Jr.in the chest. He was transported to Vidant Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Norman Public Safety Information Officer Sarah Jensen said Boli...

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  • Dead After a Weekend of Violence in India-Controlled Kashmir
Dead After a Weekend of Violence in India-Controlled Kashmir

He added the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was being ascertained. Three Army personnel and as many civilians lost their lives in Kachdooru area, whereas another civilian, who was the house owner at Draggad where militants were hiding, was killed along with the terrorists.

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  • Messi, Suarez save Barca
Messi, Suarez save Barca

It was also unbeaten in the last seven league matches last season, and is one match away from equaling the record streak achieved by Real Sociedad from 1978-80. "The players who don't get to play often did a good job", Zidane said . Leonardo Bonucci scored on his return to Juventus but could not stop the Italian champions' march towards a sevent...

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  • Next front arrives mid-week with showers and storms, severe weather possible
Next front arrives mid-week with showers and storms, severe weather possible

While the higher risk area is south of MI, still be prepared for heavy rain and strong wind gusts Tuesday evening . This front looks to produce a squall line of strong to severe thunderstorms that will slide through Acadiana between 9PM Tuesday night and last until 5AM Wednesday morning .

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  • Donald Trump calls for Congress to pass border legislation
Donald Trump calls for Congress to pass border legislation

The United States is now renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. "I asked some of the migrants on the caravan what they thought about Trump saying they were going to the USA for DACA ". In the past, Trump had said he was open to a deal with congressional Democrats in which they would support funding for the...

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  • North Korea 'preparing for new nuclear test', Japan warns
North Korea 'preparing for new nuclear test', Japan warns

He also said they are likely to discuss free trade, as this is an issue of mutual interest. The meeting between the two leaders was set just one month after Trump said he would meet with North Korea's Kim in a first-of-its-kind summit to discuss denuclearizing the Korean peninsula.

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  • Malala flies back after wrapping up Pakistan visit
Malala flies back after wrapping up Pakistan visit

She also said in her hometown that she had waited for the moment for more than five years and said she often looked at Pakistan on the map, hoping to return. She was treated first at an army hospital then airlifted to the British city of Birmingham. Nobel Peace Prize victor and young education activist Malala Yousafzai on Monday returned to t...

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  • Jürgen Klopp braced for 'unbelievably difficult' Man City task
Jürgen Klopp braced for 'unbelievably difficult' Man City task

The Blues dropped points in two of their final three games - drawing with Liverpool and losing to West Brom, but with a 3-1 win over Sunderland on the final day, they finished the season with an eight-point cushion on Manchester City . It has always been a matter of time before City formally clinched the title but next week's opponents head into...

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  • China targets USA pork, apples for tariffs in trade dispute
China targets USA pork, apples for tariffs in trade dispute

The Trump administration will unveil by Friday a list of advanced technology Chinese imports targeted for us tariffs to punish Beijing over technology transfer policies. The U.S. tariff hike has "has seriously damaged our interests", the Finance Ministry said in a statement. About the Section 301 investigation, China had "yet to unsheathe its...

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  • Royals attend church without Duke of Edinburgh on Easter Sunday
Royals attend church without Duke of Edinburgh on Easter Sunday

Philip had meant to go to the Maundy service but made the decision not to attend because he has been experiencing some "trouble with his hip", a royal source added. Prince William along with wife Catherine, due to have their third child, also attended the service. The glowing Duchess donned a black coat, as she proudly presented her burgeoning b...

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  • Sisi wins 97 percent of vote in Egypt election, official results show
Sisi wins 97 percent of vote in Egypt election, official results show

And Sisi's stunning win was virtually guaranteed earlier in 2018 after all serious opposition candidates pulled out. A total of 21,835,387 voted for Sisi at home and overseas, while Sisi's only rival Moussa Mostafa Moussa garnered 656,534 votes, or 2.92 percent.

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  • 'Affluenza teen' who killed 4 in drunk-driving crash released from jail
'Affluenza teen' who killed 4 in drunk-driving crash released from jail

Couch was deemed the "affluenza" teen after an off-the-cuff comment by a psychologist during Couch's original trial in 2013 at which he had admitted responsibility - basically pleading guilty - to four counts of intoxication manslaughter and two counts of intoxication assault causing serious bodily injury.

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  • Kremlin says Trump suggested Putin visit the White House
Kremlin says Trump suggested Putin visit the White House

The call generated controversy after press reports revealed that Trump's aides advised him not to congratulate Putin, given the disputed nature of the Russian vote, held two days earlier. Russian Federation threw out the same number of US diplomats, all but two of whom were based in Moscow. "We would like to believe that measures taken by Ameri...

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  • Thousands of Oklahoma, Kentucky teachers walking out of class Monday
Thousands of Oklahoma, Kentucky teachers walking out of class Monday

In West Virginia , where pay has dropped by 8.9 percent since 2000, teachers went on strike in late February, forcing lawmakers to pass a 5 percent pay increase for the next school year. I will use Survey Monkey as the platform for the daily survey and if the majority of employees choose to be in school, school will be in session the next day.

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  • MI D faces toughest test yet with 'Nova for NCAA title
MI D faces toughest test yet with 'Nova for NCAA title

It was one of the most dominant performances in a Final Four and was led by a brilliant performance from junior wing Eric Paschall , who had a career-high 24 points and made 10 of 11 shots. And they wouldn't look back from there, which made for a long night if you're a Jayhawks fan. "When he was with me at Fordham, he would influence games some...

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  • ANCWL 'devastated' over Madikizela-Mandela death
ANCWL 'devastated' over Madikizela-Mandela death

Still, in the last few years of her life, Mandela regained her stature as the voice of reason in the country and within the ANC. They had two daughters together. Madikizela-Mandela had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year, according to her family. In 1991, after his release, she was charged with the assault and kidnapping of St...

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  • European Space Agency: Falling Space Station To Hit Earth Today
European Space Agency: Falling Space Station To Hit Earth Today

From the moment it was lost in 2016, scientists around the world, with the aid of computers, have been trying to predict how the space-craft will re-enter the earth's orbit and finally land on earth. The European Space Agency said: "One of the main reasons why it is so hard to make accurate reentry predictions, even if just a few days in advance o...

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  • Central Illinois may get 2-3 inches of snow
Central Illinois may get 2-3 inches of snow

Snow will quickly begin to taper after midnight with most of the snow out of central IN by 2:00am Monday . A lot of the accumulation will be on grassy surfaces, auto tops, some trees and decks. By Monday night another round of precipitation moves in as rain through the night. According to WDWS meteorologist Greg Soulje, Champaign-Urbana should...

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  • Kim Jong-un 'moved' by K-pop peace concert in Pyongyang
Kim Jong-un 'moved' by K-pop peace concert in Pyongyang

The last time South Korea sent a musical artist to perform in the north was in 2005 - during a previous period of reconciliation - but it is the first time a North Korean leader has attended such an event. Suh also lived in Pyongyang for two years in the 1990s while the global community tried to build light-water reactors for North Korea in e...

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