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People Incoming president of Peru under pressure to quit
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Vizcarra , who had been serving as Peru's ambassador to Canada, arrived during the night to assume the presidency but there had been uncertainty up to the last minute whether the Congress would accept Kuczynski's resignation. To avoid impeachment, Kuczynski delivered a resignation letter to Congress Wednesday, blaming relentless attacks by his opponents for making it impossible to govern.

People School superintendent defends idea of arming students with rocks to deter shooters
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David Helsel (pictured) is stocking each classroom in his Pennsylvania school district with a five-gallon bucket full of rocks to deter school shooters. Blue Mountain School District has 2,700 students and is located 90 miles northwest of Philadelphia. "It matters because it will help protect the schools, anything helps, rocks are better than books and pencils".

People Firefighters battling major blaze at Dublin hotel
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The cause of the blaze is not yet known. Sections of the area remain cordoned off and diversions are in place. Photos posted in local newspapers show flames erupting from at least two floors of the multi-storey building. He added: "The situation is that the top seven floors of the hotel are now on fire". We'll have 4 fire engines on scene at the #BallymunFire overnight to damp down & extinguish hot spots.

People March For Our Lives returns Saturday to honor victims of mass violence
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Also participating are Caitlyn Caruso and Cecelia Gonzalez, two UNLV students and gun violence prevention advocates from Las Vegas. "This is a call to action to our Congress and state legislators", Fanaeiau said. Middle School, 1000 Mosby St., at 10 a.m. Saturday and march across the Martin Luther King Jr. Matthew Taylor is a senior at Danville High School and said he is helping organize the event because it's a peaceful protest spreading a message "that everyone should be able to get ...

People NY court denies bid by Trump to dismiss woman's defamation suit
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As she rejected Trump's effort to block Zervos' lawsuit from proceeding, New York Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Schecter cited precedent from the Paula Jones case against President Bill Clinton , which led to his impeachment in 1998. The ruling Tuesday was blunt in dismissing an argument made by Trump's attorneys that he can not be sued in state court while in office. "We are grateful for the opportunity to prove that the Defendant falsely branded Ms.

People China's President Warns Taiwan on Moves to Split
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Past U.S. administrations have avoided high-level government contacts with Taiwanese government officials simply out of respect for China and to preserve the " status quo " of cross-strait peace and stability . More recently, and in an altogether more threatening concert of moves, Beijing has been insidiously asserting its expansive territorial claims by bringing the so-called ' salami-slicing ' effect it has previously used in the South China Sea to bear on Taiwan airspace.

People Britain's European Union partners agree guidelines for post-Brexit ties
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Denmark is considering taking steps against Russian Federation in response to the nerve agent attack in Salisbury in Britain, in addition to measures taken by the European Union , Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said Friday. But she now faces her toughest test yet - negotiating an overall Brexit agreement that is acceptable to her bitterly divided Conservative Party and nation as well as Brussels.

People Britain's May welcomes European Union support over Russian role in spy attack
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That marked a breakthrough for Britain, which had been seeking to persuade European Union leaders to condemn Russia for the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal , a former Russian double agent, and his daughter on March 4. The Skripals were found unconscious on the bench on March 4 and remain in critical condition. Following a working dinner at a Brussels summit, European Council President Donald Tusk revealed the bloc's member states backed Britain's claim there is "no other plausible ...

People US Protectionist Stance Brings Fears of Trade War Back
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The S&P 500 index dropped 55.43 points, or 2.1%, to 2,588.26. China has vowed to "defends its legitimate rights and interests". "China buys about 30 to 33 percent of all the soybeans we grow in the entire United States... Trump described the United States trade deficit with China as " out of control ". Investors fears that China may retaliate with its own tariffs that could escalate into a trade war, with potentially dire consequences for the global economy.

People Sessions Proposes Classifying Bump Stocks As 'Machineguns'
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The Justice Department published a proposed regulation Friday that would effectively ban bump stocks , devices that can increase the firing speed of semiautomatic weapons, by classifying them as illegal machine guns under federal law . Sessions said. So, is Trump correct in his assertion that former president Barack Obama "legalized bump stocks?" Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured more than 700 using a variety of automatic weapons when he rained down gunfire on the Route ...

People First lady talks of courage after model describes affair
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Politico The Constitution doesn't assign any political assignments to a First Lady, to make themselves useful every First Lady adopts a non-controversial pet project. McDougal said she ended the relationship in 2007 out of guilt. McDougal filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the company that owns the National Enquirer .

People National security adviser replaced
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During the 1980s war between Iran and Iraq, the People's Mujahedin group fought along former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. His 1997 book , "Dereliction of Duty", was harshly critical of the military's top brass for passively backing a strategy in Vietnam, advanced by the White House, that they knew would not lead to victory.

People Turkish-Backed Forces Seize Syrian-Kurdish City of Afrin
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A commander of the rebel forces blamed the looting on thieves. However, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Turkish and FSA fighters controlled around half of the city, with clashes continuing in some areas on Sunday morning.

People Cambridge Analytica's London Offices Have Been Raided By Investigators
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London's High Court granted the request by UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who is investigating claims that the firm may have illegally acquired Facebook data for political ends. "We believe they have violated a host of city, state, and federal laws", said Edelson. "If people are upset, advertisers are upset". Another major advertising agency, M&C Saatchi, said its clients were going to exert real pressure on Facebook .

People USA indicts and sanction Iranian firm, nine nationals for hacking universities
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Department of Labor, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the states of Hawaii and IN, the United Nations and the United Nations Children's Fund, the Justice Department alleged. "Revealing the Mabna Institute's nefarious activities makes it harder for them to do business". The spear-phishing emails purported to be from professors at one university to those at another and contained what appeared to be authentic article links.

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