• South Korea prosecutors to seek arrest warrant for ousted president

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    When Park was still president, she was able to avoid questioning and refused investigators entry into her office because of immunity from prosecution granted to sitting South Korean presidents. Choi, a private citizen who had no government title or security clearance but worked closely with the president, has already been arrested and is on trial.
  • Hong Kong Leader-Elect Pledges Smooth Transfer of Power

    Hong Kong Leader-Elect Pledges Smooth Transfer of Power

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    She must try to garner public support for her policies, after emerging the victor from an undemocratic process in which the closest candidate she beat was far more popular, according to opinion polls . "This kind of political persecution will not destroy our determination to strive for democracy", the Morning Post quotes one of the organizers, Chan Kin-man, saying.
  • Fans continue to pay tribute to musical legend Chuck Berry

    Fans continue to pay tribute to musical legend Chuck Berry

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    He was among the first inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and received a lifetime achievement Grammy in 1984. "RIP #ChuckBerry, the genesis behind the great sound of rock n roll ". Berry's dynamic performance style made him a distinctive voice while his songs needed no adjustment to appeal to a mainstream audience. Of course, later artists did indeed cover Berry songs, notably the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
  • Robben blasts Netherlands defeat

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    They now sit in fourth place in the pool, some six points behind leaders France and three behind second-placed Sweden. Blind took a massive risk by starting 17-year-old centre-back Matthijs de Ligt, but it proved a step too far, as he was hauled off at half-time following some costly errors.
  • Martin McGuinness To Be Laid To Rest

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    Former US President Bill Clinton traveled to Derry, Northern Ireland, on Thursday to give an impassioned eulogy at the funeral of former Irish Republican Army (IRA) commander and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness. "I am proud to say Martin McGuinness was my friend". "I later had the pleasure of welcoming him and his partner in government, and in peace, Rev. Ian Paisley, to New York's City Hall".
  • Derry City captain Ryan McBride dies at 27

    Derry City captain Ryan McBride dies at 27

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    During the day he is said to have suffered chest pains and breathing difficulties but dismissed his ailments as a virus. McBride, 27, died suddenly at his home on Sunday night. "My thoughts are with everyone at Derry City Football Club, and all his family and friends". "Shocking and sad news". "He started the season so well and scored a really important goal against Shamrock Rovers recently".
  • Assailant who killed former Russian MP in Kiev dies: police spokesman

    Assailant who killed former Russian MP in Kiev dies: police spokesman

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    Voronenkov was to depose against Ukraine's former president Viktor Yanukovych , who had fled to Russian Federation after the Maidan revolution in 2014. The attacker and Voronenkov's bodyguard were wounded in the shooting and taken to the hospital, Vakulenko said. In 2015, he secretly travelled to Russian Federation and was trained as a special fighter, it was claimed.
  • European banks launder millions from Russian Federation

    European banks launder millions from Russian Federation

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    British lawmakers tabled an urgent parliamentary question after newspaper reports said that United Kingdom banks including HSBC , the Royal Bank of Scotland, Coutts and Standard Chartered were named as being among those that did not turn away suspicious money transfers.
  • BJP-led government wins trust vote in Manipur

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    The party, which was the second largest with 21 seats out of the 60 in the state assembly, needs another 10 to prove majority. BJP-led government in the state is enjoying support of four legislators each from National People's Party and Naga People's Front, one legislator each from Lok Janshakti Party, All India Trinamool Congress and Congress.
  • Turtle that swallowed 1000 coins dies

    Turtle that swallowed 1000 coins dies

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    Initially, it appeared that the dedicated work of Chansue and her colleagues would save Bank, but a follow up showed that the turtle was still plagued with intestinal problems. "We tried our best but due to her physical weakness and multiple complications including toxicity in her blood system, she couldn't make it". When she revealed that the sea turtle had passed, the vet wrote, "Thank you for being my friend...." A turtle has died following surgery to remove 915 coins she swallowed while ...
  • Spicer: Former campaign chairman had 'very limited role'

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    He also said Trump would not apologize to his predecessor. On Monday, FBI Director James Comey told the House Intelligence Committee that he has seen nothing to back up Trump. Here is CNN on Trump's golf outings . Months ago when the idea of Trump being our president was still a distant possibility, the nominee himself said while sitting next to Governor Chris Christie that he couldn't understand how a president would even leave the White House.
  • Britain to trigger Brexit next week

    Britain to trigger Brexit next week

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    Britain hasn't ruled out a payment, but is sure to quibble over the size of the tab. UBS surveyed 600 companies and 28 percent of them cited Brexit as the biggest risk and they feel that the event would have negative impacts on their businesses.
  • Gas prices rise in the Bay Area

    Gas prices rise in the Bay Area

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    The number of stations selling gasoline under $2 per gallon rose to 10.9% today, up from 9.4% a week ago, while notably higher than a year ago (76.1%). The state average was $2.26, also a penny less than last week. Compared to this same date previous year, consumers are paying 37 cents more per gallon at the pump.
  • Prospect of Turkey's accession to European Union more unlikely: Germany

    Prospect of Turkey's accession to European Union more unlikely: Germany

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    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is courting Turks overseas for support in an April 16 referendum that would grant him sweeping new powers. Turks overseas In addition to fuelling nationalism in Turkey, the row with the Netherlands and Germany may affect the decisions of the more than three million Turks living in European Union member states who vote early.
  • Israel threatens to destroy Syria's air defences

    Israel threatens to destroy Syria's air defences

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    U.S. agent's laptop alert Washington A laptop said to have floor plans for Trump Tower, details of... On Friday, Israeli Intelligence and Atomic Energy Minister Yisrael Katz confirmed the attacks saying that it targeted a convoy which was supposedly carrying weapons to the Shiite Hezbollah movement.
  • Hundreds quit last rebel-held district of Syria's Homs

    Hundreds quit last rebel-held district of Syria's Homs

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    Green government buses ferried the fighters, many carrying assault rifles, and their families from the northern al-Waer neighbourhood to Homs' western entrance, where they disembarked and had some of their bags searched under the supervision of Syrian and Russian military police.
  • War of words after British PM says no to early Scottish referendum

    War of words after British PM says no to early Scottish referendum

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    Sturgeon and the Scottish National Party have so far reacted furiously to any attempts to delay the referendum bid and May's comments are likely to draw further criticism. The EU referendum has made sure of that. While the Scottish Government has never expressly changed its view on the legal question, it had recently been proceeding as if a Section 30 order would be necessary.
  • WBC: Venezuela scores three in ninth to defeat Italy, 4-3

    WBC: Venezuela scores three in ninth to defeat Italy, 4-3

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    Cabrera hit a shot to center field to tie it, 2-2, and Odor hit a single to put Venezuela ahead. Tigers reliever Bruce Rondon is also on the Venezuelan team , managed by Tigers first base coach Omar Vizquel. The game was called after eight innings under the 10-run mercy rule. Mexico was eliminated on a tiebreaker — runs allowed per inning played. The designated hitter then hit a three-run homer in the fourth to make it 10-0.