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Kenya's ruling coalition annuls party primaries after chaotic voting

By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s ruling coalition annulled party primaries held on Friday, the organisation’s secretary general said, and reports of widespread anger over chaotic voting raised fears that poorly organised national polls in August could spark violent … Continue reading

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Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

PHOENIX (AP) — The desperate effort this week to find two hikers who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon represented the National Park Service’s most extensive use yet of drones in a search-and-rescue mission. The Grand Canyon is … Continue reading

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How Trump's swamp-draining words compare with his actions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump began promising to “drain the swamp” while campaigning, with his rally crowds often chanting along with him. In October he outlined a few proposals he said would get the drainage started: Clamping down on … Continue reading

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Wildfire threatens 2,000 homes in southwest Florida

(Reuters) – A wildfire in southwest Florida triggered evacuation orders for about 2,000 homes on Friday, prompting the governor to deploy National Guard troops to help residents fleeing the flames. The wildfire has charred about 4,800 acres (1,942 hectares) in … Continue reading

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Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit services

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Car users in Pyongyang are scrambling to fill up their tanks as gas stations begin limiting services or even closing amid concerns of a spreading shortage. A sign outside one station in the North Korean … Continue reading

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Israeli-American charged for threats to US Jewish centers

Washington (AFP) – An 18-year-old Israeli-American man, in custody in Israel after being arrested there last month, was hit with US charges on Friday for making hoax telephone threats against Jewish centers. FBI Director James Comey said in a Justice … Continue reading

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Anxious for win, Republicans revive US health care push

Washington (AFP) – US lawmakers and the White House braced for a hectic coming week in Washington, with Republicans readying new legislation to repeal Obamacare as Donald Trump seeks a victory to cap his 100th day as president. After an … Continue reading

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Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking case

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cybercrime case to the son of a member of the Russian Parliament convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S. … Continue reading

The Latest: Fresno, California gunman has violent record

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a man accused of gunning down four white men in Fresno in a racially motivated attack (all times local): 6 p.m. The suspect in this week’s racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno faced … Continue reading

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U.S. states realign in legal battle over Trump's travel ban

By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican states are … Continue reading

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