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In addition to President, the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum featured speakers from all walks of life, including elected leaders, sports figures, military and law enforcement heroes, and NRA leaders. Goofy Elizabeth Warren, one of the least productive U.S. Senators, has a nasty mouth. No, ma'am.' It may be 'Pocahontas.' Remember that? Cruz was one of the final Republicans to drop out of the presidential race, and he was booed at the Republican National Convention when he gave a speech but ...
  • Turkish jets attack US-backed troops in Iraq, Syria

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    Turkish planes bombed Kurdish fighters in Iraq's Sinjar region and northeast Syria on Tuesday, killing at least 20 in a widening campaign against groups linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party. The Syrian Kurdish faction, the YPG, is a close ally of the United States, and has been heavily armed by them with an eye toward using them to fight against ISIS.
  • Body Of Missing Joliet Toddler Found In Mother's Home

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    An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday to determine the cause of death. Ackerson said Sherry Gordon called 911 to report her daughter missing. DCFS spokeswoman Veronica Resa said in an email that DCFS personnel had been at the home about 3:20 p.m.
  • Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

    Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

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    Turkey's prime minister on Tuesday called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will give sweeping new powers to the office of the president, but the main opposition party formally requested the vote be annulled. "We will determine a date for the two presidents to meet in May before the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit as previously confirmed by the leaders", Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu tells reporters in Ankara.
  • Will go to any extent to rescue Kulbhushan Jadhav: Rajnath Singh

    Will go to any extent to rescue Kulbhushan Jadhav: Rajnath Singh

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    Foreseeing a deeper strain in Pak-India relations, Musharraf said, "There will be a sharp rise in tension between Pakistan and India". He was sentenced to death by a military court in a secret trial for alleged "espionage and sabotage activities" and Pakistan's army chief has approved his execution.
  • Turkey detains over 1000 for alleged links to Gulen network

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    After the abortive coup in July, authorities arrested 40,000 people and sacked or suspended 120,000 others from a wide range of professions including soldiers, police, teachers and public servants, over alleged links with terrorist groups. This week's purges also come shortly after Erdogan narrowly won a countrywide referendum that significantly consolidated his power , shifting Turkey from a parliamentary political system to one centered on a strong president.
  • U.S. Commander for Korea Warns of Growing Nuclear Threat

    U.S. Commander for Korea Warns of Growing Nuclear Threat

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    South Korea's trumpeting of progress in setting up the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system comes as high-powered USA military vessels converge on the Korean Peninsula and as a combative North Korea signals possible nuclear and missile testing.
  • Ender Inciarte homers as Braves get first win in new ballpark

    Ender Inciarte homers as Braves get first win in new ballpark

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    ET is first pitch between Atlanta and San Diego Friday), SunTrust Park. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Foam tomahawks line the seats as spectators arrive for an opening day baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the San Diego Padres in Atlanta , Friday, April 14, 2017 .
  • President To Order Review Of National Monuments

    President To Order Review Of National Monuments

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    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will then recommend legislative or executive changes to monument designations. "The executive order does not loosen any environmental or conservation regulation on any land or marine areas". NPR's Kirk Siegler joins us now from NPR West in Culver City, Calif. Trump's executive order symbolizes a profound break with America's conservation legacy .
  • Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping

    Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping

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    Sotherton had previously been upgraded from fifth to fourth when silver medallist Lyudmila Blonska of Ukraine was stripped and banned for life following a second positive test. Meanwhile, Russian 400 metre runner Maksim Dyldin has also been disqualified from the London Games after his retested sample was found to contain the same steroid as Chernova's.
  • Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

    Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

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    Trump also may cap the individual top tax rate at 33 percent, repeal the estate and alternative minimum taxes and cut taxes for the middle class, analysts said. Even a slight change to the corporate tax rate would have massive impacts for the economy and the federal budget deficit. Hamm reminds me that Trump will release a new book, Women Who Work , to outline her approach to these issues next week and that in it she writes , according to Hamm, that her views have been "shaped by people like ...
  • Roadside bomb kills 10 in northwest Pakistan

    Roadside bomb kills 10 in northwest Pakistan

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    Around 28 people were killed and 100 others were injured last month in the same region, when a suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a Shiite imambargah in a busy market in Parachinar. Local security sources said the ill-fated vehicle was on its way from Godar to Sadda. In a statement, the military said it had dispatched a transport helicopter to move those in need of critical medical care.
  • Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

    Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

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    The order will also direct USA agencies to propose rules to prevent immigration fraud and abuse in the program. Outsourcing companies are accused of flooding the USCIS with applications for relatively basic-level skills in the hope of landing visas through the lottery system and crowding out American companies.
  • President of Chechnya Intends to Eliminate All Gay Men There by Ramadan

    President of Chechnya Intends to Eliminate All Gay Men There by Ramadan

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    The Guardian spoke with several gay men who described being beaten or given electric shocks after being detained , although it is not clear whom they accuse of responsibility. "It is just impossible to fake such a situation", Zakharova told the Blade. Last week, Magomed Selimkhanov, a member of the State Duma from the Chechen Republic , responded to the reported persecution by dismissing the idea that gay people even exist in Chechnya .
  • South Africa postpones President's no-confidence vote

    South Africa postpones President's no-confidence vote

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    The motion of no confidence was scheduled to take place on Tuesday afternoon but has been postponed pending the outcome of the UDM's court application. The president's action drew widespread criticism in his ruling party, sparked street protests, and prompted S&P Global Ratings to downgrade the nation's worldwide credit rating to junk.